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By Gretchen McPherson
Ledger Staff 

Century rebuild celebrated

Block party honoring families displaced due to 2016 tornado


October 4, 2018

Joe Thomas

Freddie Wayne McCall and J.R. Jones join block party

This past Saturday, Sept. 29, beginning at noon, the Century United Methodist Church hosted the Front Street Block Party, a celebration for Century residents who got new houses following damage by the February 2016 tornado.

Century resident Mary Hudson provided BBQ sandwiches and chips in brown paper bags, decorated with ribbons and Jane Reynolds provided homemade cupcakes to guests.

"It was to celebrate tornado recovery for all of the tornado victims," said Century Town Planner Debbie Nickles. "The Escambia County (Fla.) Neighborhood Housing Division sent out invitations. We wanted to embr...

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