Laurel Dixie Youth World Series had economic impact on the city

LAUREL, MS (WDAM) - Several businesses in Laurel say the Dixie Youth World Series was a huge success.

Laurel Mayor Johnny Magee said on Friday that every hotel in the city was packed and many of the restaurant were full.

A Holiday Inn Express and Suites manager said normally towards the end of the summer the hotel business is fairly slow but the Dixie Youth World Series help increase their business.

Mayor Magee said city will not know exactly how much money was made until next month.

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