To keep or sell old theater? Flomaton looks at options

Town council also looking at options on parking lot across street

At the January Flomaton Town Council meeting Nancy Cottrell asked the council to either sell her the old Jackson Theater downtown or donate it to her and allow her to turn it into some type of youth center to give children in Flomaton something to do. However, there is a problem.

During Monday night's town council meeting, Mayor Dewey Bondurant Jr., said by law the town can't sell the building below appraised value unless the council voted to deem it as surplus property.

Escambia County Bank gave the town the old theater building.

Councilman Roger Adkinson said he did not want to sell it and s...

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