COVID shuts down tax collector

Brewton office to reopen Monday, Nov. 2; Atmore office remains open; clerk splits shifts to keep office open

Due to COVID-19 issues within the Escambia County (Ala.) Tax Collector's Office at the courthouse in Brewton, the office was closed last Thursday and will remain closed until Monday, Nov. 2.

Tax Collector Tim Pettis said the collector's office inside the Atmore Satellite Courthouse at 8600 Highway 31 remains open and is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Pettis said his office will not charge penalties for late renewals of vehicle tags that were due to expire at the end of October for several days after the office in Brewton is opened on Nov. 2.

However, he said he had no author...