Dixie Chopper to close Putnam County Facility

A Putnam County business will be closing after almost 40 years. Dixie Chopper employees were told yesterday that the majority of them will be let go as the company will be moving manufacturing to another facility. Jacobsen, a Textron Inc Company acquired Dixie Chopper in 2014, and has made the decision to close the Putnam County plant. The 120 employees will receive severance pay, and some will stay on until the plant closes.