Cottrell asks to utilize old theater building

Flomaton resident Nancy Cottrell asked the town council Monday night if it would be interested in either donating or selling the old Jackson Theater to be turned into some type of youth center to give the children something to do.

“I have a desire for something in our community for our youth,” Cottrell told the council. “I'm not looking for a church, I'm looking for something for our youth.”

She said there is no outlet for the youth in the community and she'd like to either purchase the building from the town or have it donated. She offered $15,000 for the old theater.

She said Flomaton youth...