Century looks to keep old Carver school

Restore or tear down and build new community center on the table

The Century Town Council heard concerns from citizens about the future of the Carver Community Center at its meeting Tuesday, May 2 and although no action was taken, the council and residents agreed that saving the historical building is the priority, even if it has to be demolished and built back, utilizing the grant money originally meant for both community centers.

The town received a Community Development Block Grant about two years ago as part of the $5 billion Congress provided in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act for the CDBG program to states, metropolitan...