Flomaton to give out food

Food bank opens next Thursday; donations sought for the project

The town of Flomaton will be opening a food bank next Thursday that will provide food to Flomaton residents from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the community center on McCurdy Street, with plans to hold the food give-away each Thursday during the COVID-19 pandemic.

During Monday afternoon's teleconference council meeting, Mayor Dewey Bondurant Jr., asked the council its thoughts on the town opening a food bank for its citizens.

“I agree,” said Councilwoman Lillian Dean. “People are not going to the grocery store because they've increased prices $2 to $3. I know that for a fact.”

Mayor Bondurant said he h...