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From the March 6, 2013 issue of The Journal
By RICHARD HARRIS
Buena Vista is no Orlando, Flordia, but local businesses might be surprised how much tourism benefits Marion County and how much more it could with a little more effort and cooperation.
That was the basic message that members of the Marion County Chamber of Commerce heard from a special guest speaker at their recent monthly luncheon, which was catered by A&R BBQ. Maggie Potter, tourism project manager for the Georgia Department of Economic Development, gave Chamber members some eye-opening statistics related to local tourism.
Potter said that according to formulas used by the tourism industry and state agencies, tourism generated around ... Online subscribers click here for the rest of the story.
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