Missing documents prompt investigation

Century mayor says some records found; no theft determined in town documents

Century Town Hall is under investigation following allegations that several documents and/or audio recordings from several council meetings were missing, according to Escambia County Sheriff's Department's Investigator David Preston.

The discovery of the missing items and documents prompted the town's mayor to issue a letter dated Nov. 28 to Century council members. The letter read: “I am writing this letter to inform you of a second incident of theft that has occurred from our town clerk's office. I have been advised to notify each of you that legal action is being taken. I am contacting the...