Tropical Storm Nate Self Serve Sand Operations along the Coast

With Tropical Storm Nate potentially moving into our area over the next few days, as a precaution, there will be sand, bags, and shovels at the following locations:

  •  Orange Grove Community Center on Dedeaux Road
  •  the Fire Station on 42nd Avenue
  •  the intersection of Hewes Avenue and Glover Street.

The residents will need to fill the bags; however, there will be staff at these locations starting tomorrow (Friday) from 9:00 am – 7:00 pm, Saturday from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, and Sunday from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (weather permitting). Staff will also help those that need assistance.


Self Serve Sand Bag Locations Harrison County:

  • Road Department Office 10076 Lorraine Road (Hwy 605) Gulfport, MS
  • D’Iberville Work Center 10085 Doris Deno St./Rodriquez, D’Iberville
  • Lyman Work Center County Farm Road, Gulfport
  • Woolmarket Work Center Old Woolmarket Road (off of Hwy 67), Biloxi
  • North Gulfport Work Center 8300 34th Avenue, Gulfport

Self-serve sand bags are now available at :

  • Biloxi Fire Station 8, 8479 Woolmarket Road, Station 9, 9370 Oaklawn Road, Biloxi, MS 39532
  • Cavalier Park, 2059 Lawrence St.
  • Popp’s Ferry Recreational Soccer Fields, 2150 Popp’s Ferry Road
  • Todd Migues Park, 425 Parker St.


The Hancock County Emergency Management Agency will have self-serve sand and sand bags at the following locations on October 6, 2017 at 7:00 a.m. Please bring your own shovel. If you need assistance with getting the sand-bags, please contact the Hancock County Emergency Management Agency at 228-255-0942 or Hancock County Central Dispatch at 228-255-9191.


  • Hancock County Horse Arena, 4184 Kiln/Delisle Road
  • Old Hancock County Complex, 3068 Longfellow Drive
  • Lakeshore Community Center, 6440 Lower Bay Road
  • Bayside Park Fire Department, 6218 West Hines
  • West Hancock Fire Department, 16006 Washington Street
  • Diamondhead City Hall, 5000 Diamondhead Circle
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