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      Expo helps local economy

      They said this expo brings people out to stay in their hotels, eat in their restaurants, and see what their city and county has to offer.

      / Courtney Highfield


      The Sunbelt Ag Expo is bringing in money for the city of Moultrie and for Colquitt County.

      Officials with the Moultrie-Colquitt Chamber of Commerce said their hotels book up almost a year in advance, and every room in every hotel in the county is booked.

      They said this expo brings people out to stay in their hotels, eat in their restaurants, and see what their city and county has to offer.

      From now until the early months of 2014 chamber officials are busy with events that they say will bring in tens of thousands of people to the area.

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