Escambia County is offering sand for sandbags for residents living in flood-prone areas. The sand will be available after 9 a.m. and distributed on a first come, first served basis. Residents must bring their own sandbags and shovels to one of the following eight locations:
Don Sutton Park – 2320 Crabtree Church Road, Molino
Travis M. Nelson Park – 4541 County Road 4, Bratt
Escambia County Road Department – 601 Highway 297-A, Cantonment
John R. Jones Jr. Athletic Park – 555 East Nine Mile Road
Equestrian Center – 7750 Mobile Highway
Ferry Pass Middle School – 8355 Yancey Lane
Baars Field Athletic Park – 13001 Sorrento Road
Brent Athletic Park – 4711 North “W” Street.
Sand bags can be purchased at most local hardware or home improvement stores.