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By Joe Thomas
Ledger Editor 

Flomaton OKs Sunday alcohol

Town council votes 5-1 to approve sale of alcohol on Sundays; matter still has to be approved by the Legislature


August 16, 2018

Citing lost revenue, the Flomaton Town Council voted 5-1 Monday night to approve an ordinance to ask the Alabama Legislature to pass a bill to allow alcohol sales within the town limits on Sundays.

Mayor Dewey Bondurant Jr., said he got the idea from Atmore Mayor Jim Staff, noting that Atmore had its Sunday alcohol sales approved about six months ago.

“I'm trying to help with our finances,” Bondurant said.

Bondurant said, like Atmore, residents were leaving the city on Sundays to purchase beer just across the state line in Florida.

“Even though I disagree with it, I'd rather them buy...

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