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 By Joe Thomas    News    August 15, 2019

Council eyes trash fee to help pay pick up cost

Two ordinances, one dealing with trash pickup and a second to raise garbage rates $5 per month to help pay for the trash pickup were tabled Monday night by the Flomaton Town Council until new...

 
 By Staff Report    News    August 15, 2019

One-car crash claims one

A single vehicle crash involving a pedestrian at 11 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 9, claimed the life of a Castleberry man. Adrian Christopher Salter, 42, was killed when he was run over by a 2004 Ford F150....

 

Jay council tables building request

The Jay Town Council tabled a request at their Monday, August 5 meeting from Josh Kennett with the King's Harvest Food Pantry for approval to place a portable building about 16 foot by 60 foot on...

 

DUI charge, no injuries result of crash

A head-on collision shortly after 11 a.m. on Old Foshee Road in Flomaton last Thursday morning, Aug. 8, left two Flomaton residents uninjured and resulted in a DUI charge for one driver. Travis Bell,...

 

Jay council hears project updates, request

Although no action was taken, the Jay Town Council heard updates at its Aug. 5 meeting on town projects from Operations Manager Eric Seib and a request to remove a tree in the Jay Business Complex. Sa...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    August 15, 2019

Traffic stop leads to three arrested for drugs

Two Flomaton residents and an Atmore man were jailed on drug charges after police discovered methamphetamine following a traffic stop in Brewton and one of the suspects was charged with promoting...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    August 15, 2019

Code­­ letter creates confusion

Flomaton Councilwoman Lillian Dean questioned the wording of a letter sent by John Robert Smith, chairman of T4 America, who will be working to help create a Form Based Code for the town of Flomaton....

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    August 15, 2019

Council OKs private cemetery

The Flomaton Town Council gave its approval to Jimmy Henderson to move forward with a private family cemetery on land he owns off of Highway 113. Henderson told the council his attorney told him the f...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    August 15, 2019

Council eyes charges for theft

The Flomaton Town Council said it will be cracking down on theft of water services for those who abandon past water bills with Mayor Dewey Bondurant Jr., saying the town lost about $85,000 over the...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    August 15, 2019

Flomaton MVP headed to Troy U

Flomaton's Daquan Johnson, the 2018 Class 3A Player of the Year and Most Valuable Player in last year's state championship game where the Hurricanes captured the school's first football state...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    August 15, 2019

License no longer needed to wed

Beginning Aug. 29 couples wanting to get married in Alabama will no longer need a marriage license in advance due to a bill passed by the Alabama Legislature removing that requirement. According to in...

 
 By Staff Report    News    August 15, 2019

Grant, bills set to benefit victims

Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded two grants totaling $287,291 to help non-profit organizations in south Alabama that will fund a variety of services to assist victims in Escambia, Conecuh, Monroe, Choctaw, Clarke and Washington counties. The Escambia...

 

Jay residence catches fire

Multiple fire departments and emergency agencies responded to a 911 call about a structure fire round 4:30 a.m. last Monday morning in Jay. According to Jay Fire Department Fire Chief Tony Simmons,...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    August 8, 2019

Atmore men jailed for murder

Atmore residents Michael Lashan Weaver and Michael Bernard Pettway were arrested Monday on murder charges for the May 18, 2019 shooting death of Chirshawn Jermaine Westry, 19, in a shooting at the Atm...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    August 8, 2019

Simpson was scheduled to move to Troy Saturday

Starrett Jovanna Simpson was scheduled to move into her new housing unit at Troy University this Saturday, but instead her friends and family will be gathering at Hillcrest High School in Evergreen...

 

Stolen truck, drugs lead to arrest

A Brewton man was arrested July 27 and charged with possession of a controlled substance and dealing in stolen property after law enforcement discovered narcotics in the vehicle he occupied and a...

 

Turtle Point has new director this year

Visitors at Turtle Point Science Center in Flomaton on Highway 31 will see a new face this year as Director Sierra Stiles joins the Escambia County (Ala.) School System, filling the shoes of former...

 
 By Staff Report    News    August 8, 2019

Local author to host historical meeting

At 6 p.m., this Thursday, Aug. 8, the Jay Historical Society will host a book signing for Barnette’s Crossroads resident Earline Smith Crews, who has been asked to speak. Crews will have her book, “Life With The Top Down,” which were taken...

 
 By Staff Report    News    August 8, 2019

Library hosts author

Author and photographer Glenn Wills will be at the Flomaton Public Library at 6 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 15, as part of his ‘Forgotten Alabama Bicentennial Book Tour’. Admission is free. Author of ‘Forgotten Alabama’ and ‘More Forgotten...

 
 By Joe Thomas    News    August 8, 2019

Charges likely following crash

A Jay woman is likely looking at multiple citations Saturday after her vehicle veered across Highway 31 in Flomaton and struck a utility pole with her children inside the car unrestrained. Kimberly...

 

Grant will remove tank

Monday night, the Century council approved Town planner Debbie Nickles' request for the Escambia County (Fla.) School System to give a right-of-way site access agreement on Hecker Road at Pensacola...

 

Jay moves projects forward

Monday night, the Jay Council heard updates on projects the town currently has and unanimously approved a legal services agreement required by the USDA, a loan to cover 10 percent of the water...

 

Pancake supper set Aug. 19

The Flomaton Lions Club will host a pancake supper from 5 to 7 p.m., Monday, August 19, at the Flomaton Community Center, located on McCurdy Street in Flomaton. Tickets are available at the door for...

 
 By Staff Report    News    August 8, 2019

Free meals program in place

Escambia County School Districts in Alabama and Florida will continue participation in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) for the 2019-2020 school year. The sites that will participate in Escambia County (Fla.) are: Bratt Elementary School,...

 
 By Staff Report    News    August 8, 2019

District 5 Commissioner Stephen Barry to host town hall meeting

Escambia County (Fla.) District 5 Commissioner Steven Barry will host a town hall meeting at 5:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 12 at the Walnut Hill Community Center located at 7850 Highway 97 in Walnut Hill. Residents are invited and encouraged to attend the...

 

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