Beaufort-Port Royal Fire Department firefighter Rickey Reinhardt, center, helps Beaufort residents Martha and Everett Feight load sandbags into the bed of their pickup truck during a sandbag giveaway on Friday at Southside Park. The City of Beaufort will continue to give away sandbags on Saturday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the park. With Tropical Storm Nate lurking in the Gulf of Mexico, the Feights said they were loading up on sandbags as a precaution after being flooded by Tropical Storm Irma in September.
Beaufort-Port Royal Fire Department firefighter Rickey Reinhardt, center, helps Beaufort residents Martha and Everett Feight load sandbags into the bed of their pickup truck during a sandbag giveaway on Friday at Southside Park. The City of Beaufort will continue to give away sandbags on Saturday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the park. With Tropical Storm Nate lurking in the Gulf of Mexico, the Feights said they were loading up on sandbags as a precaution after being flooded by Tropical Storm Irma in September. Jay Karr jkarr@islandpacket.com
Beaufort-Port Royal Fire Department firefighter Rickey Reinhardt, center, helps Beaufort residents Martha and Everett Feight load sandbags into the bed of their pickup truck during a sandbag giveaway on Friday at Southside Park. The City of Beaufort will continue to give away sandbags on Saturday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the park. With Tropical Storm Nate lurking in the Gulf of Mexico, the Feights said they were loading up on sandbags as a precaution after being flooded by Tropical Storm Irma in September. Jay Karr jkarr@islandpacket.com

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