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Natchez sees retail sales, housing starts and industrial prospects rise

Tourism remains key economic component

NATCHEZ – The number of tourist visitors is up, retail sales are booming, and major projects are in the works that include transforming the former Belwood Golf and Country Club into an industrial park, and building the new Beau Pre golf course and residential development.

Ann Stowers, president and CEO of the Natchez-Adams County Chamber of Commerce, said the new Beau Pre golf course will give Natchez yet another tourism draw while providing a boost in terms of…

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