Century moving forward with city manager

New employee will manage day-to-day operations under mayor and council guidelines

The town of Century approved the hiring of a city manager last Monday and operations manager Eddy 'Buz' Edwin agreed to serve as interim city manager in the meantime and participate in the hiring and interview process.

A Request For Proposals (RFP) will be developed and sent out next week, according to Century Mayor Henry Hawkins.

“I think it's a great idea,” said Hawkins. “The city manager and I will work closely together. We can't have it any other way. They will actually run the city. All employees will work under them.”

Hawkins said whoever serves in that position will be a 'bu...

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