2016 In Photos: June

January 1, 2017

Today, we continue our look back at the year 2016 in photos with a look at June.

A “monster” fire destroyed a two-story history turn of the century home in Atmore.

Heavy rains caused temporary flooding on Highway 97.

The Town of Flomaton celebrated the opening of a new municipal complex.

Hands-on training for local firefighters with LifeFlight.

Work continued to widen Highway 99 from Enon to Barrineau Park.

Pictured: Dark clouds from an approaching storm meet the sunset in Walnut Hill.

Demolition began on the 114-year old Century United Methodist Church, heavily damaged in the February tornado.

Mayor Freddie McCall (blue shirt) meet with a Florida Department of Transportation Traffic Safety Engineer to discuss how to stop truck rollovers on North Century Boulevard.

Century deputies wrote  1,286 traffic tickets in the three months leading up to June.

The Town of Century pleaded with FDOT to fix a sharp curve  with an extreme lean on North Century Boulevard as another truck wrecked in late June.

A “strawberry moon” in June.

A new traffic signal was activated in June at Highway 297A and Pine Cone Drive.

The Northview High School FFA’s “Fresh From Florida Advocacy Program” was named the second best program in the state during the FFA state convention.

Boy Scouts in Molino held a flag retirement ceremony.

A summertime “Market in the Park” in Atmore.

Youth from The First Baptist Church of Cantonment served lunch at the Waterfront Rescue Mission.

A “magical” Summer Reading Program was held at the Century Branch Library.

The remains of a fallen Blue Angel were flown back to Pensacola Tuesday aboard Fat Albert with a Blue Angel jet escort. Fat Albert, flying under the call sign “Blue Angel 6″, and Lead Solo Lt. Ryan Chamberlain flew over downtown Pensacola, Pensacola Beach and Perdido Key as thousands paid tribute to Capt. Jeff Kuss, who was killed in the crash of his Blue Angel jet in Smyra, TN.

A committee made plans to preserve bricks from the former Century High School in a monument.

A group from Ohio worked on tornado cleanup in Century.


A Bratt sunset in June.

Vacation Bible School was held at numerous local churches in June.

A Blue Angels F/A18 aircraft crashed Thursday during the beginning stages of an afternoon practice at the Smyrna (TN) Airport. Blue Angels pilot Capt. Jeff Kuss of the U.S. Marine Corp died in the crash.

A cowboy with the goal of riding 48 states raising money for children’s charities rode his horse into Florida.


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