New firetruck, sidewalks on tap for East Brewton

Contrary to published reports, East Brewton Mayor Terry Clark said money has been allocated to construct sidewalks from W.S. Neal middle and elementary schools to the apartments on Williamson Street.

On Feb. 11, 2016, 12-year old Devon Spencer was struck by a vehicle as he was walking to school and later died from those injuries.

Mayor Clark said the city of East Brewton applied for a grant through the Alabama Transportation Rehabilitation and Improvement Program (ATRIP) on Nov. 26, 2016 to have the sidewalk constructed.

Clark noted the city was awarded a $264,500 grant through ATRIP on May 5,...

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