Washington County Top Stories of 2013

Published: Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 01:51 PM.

On Dec. 23, the Washington County Board of Commissioners voted  4-1 to accept a settlement paying Finch $150,000 to settle a charge of discrimination with the Florida Commission on Human Relations and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

 

No. 9 Story of 2013

Watermelon Festival attracts record crowds

The 57th annual Panhandle Watermelon Festival drew record crowds and featured top name entertainment this year, including country legend Joe Diffie. In spite of the rainy weather, hundreds gathered in Pals Park in Chipley to hear Diffie and country musician Andy Griggs perform for the first night of the two-day event. On Saturday at the Washington County Agricultural Center, bluegrass performers Dailey & Vincent held a concert for a packed house. As usual, all the musical events were free and open to the public.

 

 



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