Town of Century

Economic Development
1:22 pm
Mon November 10, 2014

Century Chamber & Haas Center To Explore Economic Development In Century

  Economic development efforts in the Town of Century are getting ratcheted up, through a new partnership with the University of West Florida.

The Escambia County Commission voted unanimously last week to approve the contract between the Century Chamber of Commerce and the Haas Center, for the latter to take over implementation of a plan it developed for Century.

Cindy Anderson, a former TEAM Santa Rosa executive director, spent about a year overseeing the Chamber’s economic development efforts. She now has a similar job with the Northwest Florida Manufacturer’s Council.

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Candidate Qualifying
5:04 pm
Tue June 17, 2014

Election 2014 Is Around The Corner

Qualifying for candidates seeking local offices kicked off at noon on Monday. Candidates have until noon Friday to file at the Supervisor of Elections Office.

Plenty of seats are up for grabs, including two on the Escambia County Commission; three each on the County School Board and Pensacola City Council, along with the Pensacola mayor’s office. Add to that, Districts One and Two on the Florida House of Representatives, and state Senate District Two.

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Town of Century
2:00 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

Century Seeks Chinese Business in Dothan

Credit Dothan Eagle

A delegation from Century is heading to Dothan this week, in hopes of luring businesses and jobs from China to north Escambia County.

The Century Town Council last month approved about $3,700 in economic development funding to staff the U.S.-China Manufacturing Symposium on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Mayor Freddie McCall is leading the entourage from Century – which is the only small community in the Florida Panhandle to be invited.

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