Visitor Spending Increase In All 100 NC Counties

Data from the department’s Division of Tourism, Film and Sports Development showed that Mecklenburg, Wake and Guilford counties had more than $1 billion in visitor spending in 2012. In addition, Dare, Buncombe, Forsyth and Durham counties all had more than half a billion dollars in spending.


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NC Lawmakers Want DNC To Have Booze Visitors Need

A bipartisan group of Charlotte-area state legislators want to make sure the thousands of political animals who will pack the city for the Democratic National Convention can buy liquor on Labor Day.



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