Council gives gate OK for MLK park

Looking to set the open and closed hours

In wake of continued vandalism and destruction, the Flomaton Town Council voted to move forward with a gate at the main entrance of Oaks Common Park and will set hours for all the parks in Flomaton to be open.

Councilwoman Lillian Dean sent Mayor Dewey Bondurant, Jr., a letter outlining some projects she wanted to see done on Martin Luther King Drive and putting a gate at Oaks Common Park was one of the things on the list.

In the past, vandals had ripped the sink off the wall in one of the bathrooms. That prompted the town to put padlocks on the bathroom doors, only to be opened when events...