Century taking down its hoops

Large crowds playing basketball at Carver Community Center prompts a shutdown

On the phone meeting Monday night, Century Councilman James Smith said that he had heard that groups of people had been playing basketball at the Carver Community Center on Jefferson Street and at the park over the weekend, defying both the social distancing guidelines and stay-at-home orders.

“We need to have someone go to the Carver Community Center and McMurray Park to take down basketball hoops,” said Smith. “What's happening now is everybody from Atmore, Brewton and surrounding areas are coming here to play. They are not listening to social distancing, so that's a big problem. We've got a...