Hawkins repays Century for tickets

Mayor says he won't reveal names of people who received airline tickets due to economic development confidentiality

At Monday night's meeting, Century Mayor Henry Hawkins gave each council member a copy of a letter and check issued to the Town of Century in the amount of $1,751.70, a repayment of money he spent for potential economic development in October 2018.

At an earlier council meeting, Councilwoman Ann Brooks had questioned several charges on the town's bill list made on Oct. 23, including Expedia charges for $107.58 and $560.92, a Frontier airfare of $214.90, a Delta air charge of $366.90, and an America Air of $501. 40, totaling $1,751.70 that Hawkins said Escambia County Commissioner Steven Barry...