NeSmith resigns as Flomaton chief

Town seeks applicants for chief of police

Flomaton Police Chief Dane NeSmith resigned from his position and the town has begun advertising to hire a new chief.

NeSmith joined the Flomaton Police Department in 2019 and was named police chief last year. NeSmith said he’s not sure what the next chapter in his life will be but said he wants to remain in law enforcement.

“I feel like I’ve gotten to a point in Flomaton that it’s time to go somewhere and start a new chapter,” NeSmith said. “I miss police work and I’ve been sitting behind a desk too long.”

“I’ve really enjoyed it here and the people in the community have been very supportive,...