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With the highest pay increase in Florida Department of Corrections (FDC) history recently approved by the Gov. Ron DeSantis, the Northwest Florida Reception Center is looking to hire correctional …

Marisa Clark is a true panhandle native and business professional.  A graduate of Chipley High School, Chipola College and Troy University, Clark helps customers get their first home, a vacation …

SAM—Construction Services, LLC (SAM-CS) is an employee-owned construction consulting firm offering program management, quality assurance and control, and construction engineering and inspection …

Tucked back in rural Jackson County sits Bokey Farms where Washington County native Jared Bourkard operates one of the area’s first hemp farms. Bourkard, a 1997 graduate of Vernon High …

Carol Kent Wyatt has been named the editor-in-chief of four community newspapers owned by Neves Media Publishing. Wyatt reprised the role of editor of the Washington County News and Holmes County …

Governor Ron DeSantis recently announced the appointment of Chipley resident Ted Everett to Northwest Florida Water Management District (NWFWMD). Everett serves as the Chairman for Opportunity …

  Brothers Jeff and Jerry Lenz say they made the move to Washington County to get back to their small-town roots, opening two new businesses in Chipley in the process. Their first …

Construction is expected to begin next year on a craft distillery in Vernon. The Washington County Board of County Commissioners and the Washington County Planning Commission have each approved …

Florida's struggling citrus industry continues to see a decline in the crop for the current growing season, with the harvest on track for the lowest yield since before World War II. With the …

CHIPLEY – A new industry could soon bring new life to the old Washington County industrial park, along with approximately 50 new jobs. Codenamed “Project M&M,” the project …

‘It’s a win, win, win’

FPTC, HCDC partner to clear the way for job growth

BONIFAY – Students with the Heavy Equipment certification program at Florida Panhandle Technical College (FPTC) are literally clearing the way for economic growth and expansion at the …

Community engagement can benefit small businesses in various ways. By engaging with their communities, business owners can build brand awareness and inspire trust among residents. Trust in a brand …

As Florida posted its fourth consecutive week of slowing unemployment claims, Department of Economic Opportunity Secretary Dane Eagle said Thursday the state is “a few months” away from …

The Santa Rosa Press Gazette in Milton and the Crestview News Bulletin in Crestview are under new local ownership. Through a partnership between Todd Neves of Neves Media and Sandi Kemp, of …

CHIPLEY - Tyndall Federal Credit Union (TFCU) has announced that it will permanently close its Chipley branch on May 1, 2022. “Our members have been …

'Time to head to the farm'

Euliss Locke retires after 56 years of barbering

Fresh out of the 1965 class of the Tallahassee Barber College, Euliss Locke went to work at the City Barber Shop in Graceville. On December 22, Locke will hang up his cape for the last time in 56 …

‘Paychecks for patriots’

State, CareerSource Chipola team up for first Veterans’ hiring event

MARIANNA – CareerSource Chipola is hosting a special hiring fair dedicated to employing veterans on November 18, 2021, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.  The first 30 minutes of this Paychecks …

Discounts for shoppers would be offered through a sales-tax "holiday" at small businesses on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, under a pair of bills filed Monday for the 2022 legislative session, …

The Social Security Scam has been around awhile now and became more prevalent when consumers were not falling for the IRS calling them. There are several ways a scammer can try and get you with this …

Cleanin’ house

National Housekeeping Week highlights contributions of cleaning professionals

National Housekeeping Week was observed September 12 through 18, recognizing the value of those who serve in the professional cleaning industry. Whether caring for businesses, private homes, or …

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