Buy-Rite Drugs given go-ahead from council

Published 12:52 pm Monday, August 4, 2008

By By Chandler Myers
Buy-Rite Drugs’ request for a zoning change from an R-1 residential area to a B-2 business area has been approved by the city council and the zoning board.
Mayor Shell said this was a result of a previous meeting and that the public met to discuss the subject and had no objections.
Also on the agenda for the city council meeting was the second ordinance reading for Mini Warehouses that wants to build warehouses and storage facilities.
Shell said that Mini Warehouses gave the zoning board the decision of where in a B-2 area they could put warehouses.
Jason Gurganus, an Escambia County Health Department employee, was also in attendance at the meeting to speak on mosquito testing.
Shell said Gurganus was informing the public on products the health department has for problematic areas.
Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce executive director Sheryl Vickery also attended the meeting and informed the public and officials on her recent trip to Andalusia.
Vickery said the meeting she attended was about how to brand a city to aid in the overall growth.