Council approves loan refinance

The Century council approved to refinance a loan held by Councilwoman Sandra McMurray Jackson, owner of Jackson-McMurray Funeral Home, made to her and her husband by the town of Century under the mayorship of Benny Barnes, at its July meeting.

“My husband took the loan out, so he was the one that was there,” said McMurray. “He brought the paperwork to me and I signed it. “

Jackson's husband, has since died and Sandra took over the operations of the business, including repayment of the loan.

“I kind of got behind on it, so I wanted to refinance so I could live up to my obligations,” said McMurr...