Bondurant seeking fifth term as mayor

Businessman says love of Flomaton and goal to make the town better prompted decision

In 2004 Dewey Bondurant, Jr., decided to run for mayor due to his experience working on Hurricane Park and his love of Flomaton.

The 72-year old Flomaton mayor announced this week that he will seek re-election for a fifth term in the Aug. 25 municipal elections.

"I've really enjoyed trying to make the town better," Bondurant said. "Over the years we have made the town better. I just enjoy helping people."

Born in Jackson, Ala., Bondurant moved to Flomaton where his father set up his sawmill behind Vanhoosen's Station.

"He wholesaled and retailed lumber and one of the reasons we moved here w...