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City council approves bid for AFD

The Atmore City Council approved Monday a bid for 24 self contained breathing apparatuses for the fire department at its meeting.

The bid was accepted from NAFECO for $80,448.

Chief Ronald Peebles thanked the council at the conclusion of the meeting.

“This will make life way better for our guys,” Peebles said.

In other business, the council:

• heard a proclamation, proclaiming January as National Mentoring Month.