New Cell Tower, New Doughnut Shop May Be Coming To Century

March 21, 2018

A new cell tower and a new doughnut shop may be coming to Century.

The Century Town Council has given a preliminary non-binding nod for a new Verizon tower to be located at the town’s sewage treatment plant off Jefferson Avenue. A company representing Verizon requested the preliminary approval for a 180-foot tall tower.

Verizon is seeking a 25 year lease for an area about 80 x 80 feet, and the company will pay the town $9,600 per year if the deal is finalized. Town officials said they also want to explore a possible discount on their Verizon service.

The town has also received a development application for a doughnut shop at 8321 North Century Boulevard. The business, “Sunrise Donut”, would be located in the former location of a Chinese restaurant.

Both the cell tower and the doughnut shop are in the application or pre-application stages and must continue with the permitting process before becoming a reality.

Pictured: A development application has been received to open a new doughnut shop in this former Chinese restaurant in Century. File photo.


12 Responses to “New Cell Tower, New Doughnut Shop May Be Coming To Century”

  1. DLo on March 23rd, 2018 8:41 am

    Century City Council: Now just wait until they get almost done with construction and we can triple the permit fees, works every time…

  2. Citizen on March 21st, 2018 8:59 pm

    I think this is great news. Just think how many more ECSO we will get up this way.

  3. Seriously on March 21st, 2018 7:54 pm

    Oh and Jennufer, you really should consider changing cell phone plans if you’re paying $9,600 per month LOL.

  4. Jennufer on March 21st, 2018 6:46 pm

    (scratching head ) 9600.00 $ a year ? Verizon gets that outta me a month . Who the Hell made that negation? Cause that is Highway Robbery.
    Can you hear me now ?

  5. chris on March 21st, 2018 6:45 pm

    “People need jobs.” How many people will this donut shop employ? Be realistic in your expectations of one small employer. “There is enough drive through traffic to sustain good businesses…” True enough, but when that traffic “drives through” and refuses to stop, no business can survive

  6. David Huie Green on March 21st, 2018 12:10 pm

    The Chinese place did fine financially, just figured they could do better in Miami.

    David for better lives

  7. Terri Sanders on March 21st, 2018 11:10 am

    Poor management or poor food closed both eating establishments down. It was not the fact that they were located in Century.There is enough drive through traffic to sustain good businesses..Problem is..getting good management consistantly..and good work staff..both becoming more and more rare across the country

  8. Chelleepea on March 21st, 2018 10:27 am

    @Jerry the Chinese restaurant food was not all that good…if it was it would still be open. In a small town like Century…any food service needs to be really good. Good enough to attract the surrounding communities.

  9. Linda J on March 21st, 2018 10:23 am

    It would be nice to have a Verizon tower in Century. The service is poor there. Also would be nice to have a donut shop there too! People need jobs. It would be a wonderful place for Century. God Bless!

  10. Auburn fan on March 21st, 2018 8:22 am

    Hey Jerry breaking news. Chinese shop been closed over 3 years. Also jerry breaking news Burger King closed. Try getting out more.

  11. Dale on March 21st, 2018 7:44 am

    About time we got a new tower, Verizons service in our area has been deteriorating for a while now.

  12. jerry on March 21st, 2018 3:21 am

    The chinese resturant closed down? aww thats sad, the food was good. Cell tower is great, the more the better

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