Chamber to pay website $50,000

Century board approves payment to to promote businesses in Century, McDavid, Walnut Hill and Molino

The Century Area Chamber of Commerce board of directors voted to spend $50,000 of economic development money from the county commission with William Reynolds' website to have him promote 50 businesses in the Century, McDavid and Molino area on his website.

Under the plan Reynolds has agreed to run profiles and ads on 50 properly licensed businesses selected by a committee to be named later.

The money is coming from discretionary funds controlled by Commissioner Steven Barry. For fiscal year 2018 and 2019 Barry had $55,000 per year in discretionary funds for economic developme...