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McCullin’s report was one of the highlights of the brief meeting.

CVB Executive Director Kyle Edmiston spoke about the positive impact the recent annual Peach Festival had on Lincoln Parish — $4.6 million in economic impact and a rise in attendance from outside of Lincoln Parish.

“We did have a problem that we need to address — a lack of space,” Edmiston said. “We had to turn away some vendors. It’s a great problem to have, but we need to find solutions for space issues.”

Edmiston said Lincoln Parish also benefited from the recent AAU Girls Basketball
Tournament held in Monroe.

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