Century tables lease proposal

The Century Town Council Monday night voted in a special meeting to table a lease proposal from West Florida Cotton to lease the town's industrial building for the storage of cotton to consider a possible proposal from an unnamed manufacturing company that will bring jobs to the town.

At a previous council meeting, council members expressed concerns about leasing vs. selling the building, and council members did not want to sell.

Chief Business Development Officer Danita Andrews works with Florida West Economic Development Alliance, the designated economic development organization for Escambia...