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Joe Frazier statue rising in Philadelphia

...stands by the Philadelphia Museum of Art steps that Stallone famously ran up. Collins said her family is working with tourism officials to ensure sightseeing maps include the Frazier memorial.Arnaud du Croix, of Veenendaal, the Netherlands, took...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-09-02/joe-frazier-statue-r
Evacuation ordered for island on North Carolina's Outer Banks

...taking a cautious, but still-optimistic approach: No evacuations had been ordered for areas north of Hatteras.Tourism officials expect about 250,000 people to visit the Outer Banks for the long holiday weekend. "We want everybody to be safe...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-02/evacuation-ordered-island-nor
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Visitors expected to spend $2.8 millionAugusta tourism officials expect $2.8 million in visitor spending in January.Tourism will beat activity from a year ago by about $500,000, according...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-01/business-news
January tourism impact expected to be $2.8 million

Augusta tourism officials expect $2.8 million in visitor spending in January.Tourism will beat activity from a year ago by about $500,000, according...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-01/january-tourism-impact-exp
Augusta airlines fly on time most of year

...US Airways also had a few months where it was leaving late a quarter of the time. TWITTER HIGHLIGHTS:Augusta tourism officials expect $2.8 million in visitor spending in January.Wal-Mart opens hiring center on Wrightsboro Road for its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/tim-rausch/2014-01-03/augusta-air
Ramblin' Rhodes: Opry legend Jimmy C. Newman part of bluegrass festival lineup

...to Long, who worked for many months obtaining financial support from Lincolnton and Lincoln County government and tourism officials.When the original festival ended in 2009, the area took a huge economic hit.Festival attendees always have come...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-05-02/ramblin-rhodes-opry-l
SC tourism officials to promote 'barbecue trail'

...South Carolina, many open only a few days a week and known primarily to locals and barbecue aficionados.State tourism officials want to help them drum up more business, spending $1.2 million to promote the state's "barbecue trail" in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-08-11/sc-tourism-officials-promote-
Haley says South Carolina tourism is reaching new levels

...She also said that state park revenues reached a record $21 million during the fiscal year that ended June 30.Tourism officials have said that although this summer's season was strong, the state still hasn't recovered to levels of before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-10-17/haley-says-south-carolina-tou
Tourism officials say 2010 profitable for Augusta

Tourism means big bucks for Augusta. The city's tourism industry had a groundbreaking year last year, and tourism officials predict success for 2011, Barry White, the president and CEO of the Augusta Convention & Visitors Bureau, said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-03-10/tourism-officials-say-2010-pr
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Across Georgia

...50 passengers and crew were evacuated safely, authorities said. Four people suffered minor injuries.SAVANNAH TOURISM officials are seeking people who want to be in a conga line around the city's downtown attractions for a video shoot. A...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-05-28/across-georgia