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Chipley Redevelopment Agency to bring back business mentoring program

cbreaux@kentsmith.biz With new businesses opening in and people moving into Chipley, the Chipley Redevelopment Agency is looking to administer a business mentoring program. A business mentoring program has been “proposed by and approved by the Board of Commissioners of the Chipley CRA as an initiative to provide guidance, support, and mentorship to local entrepreneurs and businesses located…

New Economic Development Council Executive Director looks to facilitate growth in Washington County
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New Economic Development Council Executive Director looks to facilitate growth in Washington County

cbreaux@kentsmith.biz A couple of days into the job, Jonathan Barnett already sees the potential for growth in Washington County. Barnett recently became the executive director for the Washington County Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Council. With new businesses planning to open up and people moving into the region and Florida, Barnett looks to play a…

New Dollar General store coming to Chipley
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New Dollar General store coming to Chipley

cbreaux@kentsmith.biz Chipley continues to grow with development, as a new Dollar General store is expected to open in town. The location will be at 1330 Jackson Avenue, around the corner from downtown and down the street from City Hall and the library. The site is currently a vacant field.  The City Council approved a development…