2011 In Photos: July

December 31, 2011

All this week, we are looking back at the photos that were in the news in 2011. Today, we are featuring photos from July.

Federal and state authorities raided a Jay medical practice with Dr. C. David Smith and his son Dr. J. S. Michael Smith surrendering their DEA licenses to prescribe narcotics.

Mayor Freddie McCall (right) congratulates two-time Super Bowl champ Anthony Pleasant as a Century park is dedicated in Pleasant’s name.

Youth involved in Mission Molino did yard work for widows around Molino and witnessed on Pensacola Beach during July.

Copper was stripped from two air conditioning units at the Byrneville Community Center.

The alleged work  of an arsonist destroyed an unoccupied Century mobile home.

Lightning from a summer storm destroyed this storage shed in Bratt.

Summer meant Vacation Bible School for hundreds of children across the area, including the Big Apple Adventure at Highland Baptist Church.

Black ribbons were placed on the door of Century Town Hall and the flag was flown at half staff in honor of Council member Nadine McCaw following her death.

July marked the final lift off of the space shuttle, taking with it part of Florida’s economic engine.

Molino and Century were mentioned on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, thanks to a “genius” criminal.

Children enjoyed a shadow puppet show and numerous other activities during the summer reading series at the Century Branch Library.

Thousands of people attended Fourth of July fireworks shows, with hundreds choosing a show in Flomaton that was joint project of Flomaton and Century.

A brush fire off Highway 97A created a smoke fire that could be seen for miles in early July.


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