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Stewart Co. to develop month long festival
From Stewart Co. Development Authority
The Stewart Co. Development Authority held its second official meeting on May 2 in the conference room at the Stewart Co. Sheriffs Office. John Falcon, who was instrumental in establishing the authority, called for the development of a county tourism committee as a necessary step toward success for the group.
The authority is responsible for economic development in Stewart Co. and was formed by the county commission in 2012. Tourism and agritourism are clear paths for economic opportunity in the county. The new committee will be dedicated to coordinating the efforts of all the resources in the county and working with an already established network of volunteers.
Florence Marina State Park, Providence Canyon State Outdoor Recreation Area, Westville Living History Museum, and Bedingfield Inn all hold events during the fall. Lumpkins Fair on the Square and Richlands Pig Fest also occur during October and November.
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