Council raises rates

Four businesses and a church that are renting buildings owned by the town of Flomaton will see their rent go up $50 per month beginning June 1 and the Flomaton Town Council has been approached by someone interested in renting the Old Jackson Theater building, which is also owned by the town.

Mayor Dewey Bondurant Jr., proposed raising the rent on the four buildings across the street from town hall from $350 per month to $400 per month and from $500 to $550 per month for the church renting the old library building on McCurdy Street.

The current renters downtown are Willard's Restaurant, Blessed...