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Concordia Flood Recovery
Thu July 19, 2012
Concordia still feeling economic effect of floods
VIDALIA — The Concordia Economic and Industrial Development District is still feeling the effects of last year's Mississippi River flood.
The Natchez Democrat reports (http://bit.ly/LushVu) that the district board figures for the year that ended June 13 show revenues from hotel taxes totaled $71,000 — a decrease from the $90,000 it collected the previous fiscal year.
Director Heather Malone said the lowest numbers collected from the occupancy revenue taxes were in the months of April, May, June and July — the months that the Vidalia Riverfront was under water and dealing with cleanup after the flood.