Commission abandons drive

With no opposition, the Escambia County (Ala.) Commission unanimously voted Monday to vacate the last three-tenths of a mile of Stallworth Memorial Drive at the request of the property owners who own all land adjacent to the road.

The commission held a public hearing Monday with nobody voicing concerns for or against the closure.

In other business Monday, the commission:

- Appointed Commissioner Karean Reynolds as its appointment to the Community Action Agency of South Alabama.

- Approved a $138,000 grant from the Alabama Department of Transportation to make safety improvements to County Ro...