Atmore annexation taken off the table

Commission to send an opposition letter; Mayor Staff says the issue has been solved

The Escambia County (Ala.) Commission voted 4-1 to send a letter to Atmore Mayor Jim Staff, the Atmore City Council and members of the county's legislative delegation opposed to Atmore annexing portions of Commission District 4 into the city limits despite Mayor Staff saying such an annexation is off the table.

District 5 Commissioner Karean Reynolds told fellow commissioners Monday that the city of Atmore was intending to annex portions of the county that included businesses and farm land just outside the city limits.

Reynolds said he talked to the property owners and said nobody knew anythin...

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