Verdict's in: Business was good in the summer of 2012

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The bags were packed and Ohio headed to the beach.

All year long the signs have been pointing to a good tourism season, and the latest seems to give the final checkoff: tourism dollars flowed mighty well in the 2012 summer season.

The Island Packet's Grant Martin writes that anecdotal business was up 5 to 15% over last year.

Most of Martin's sources point towards South of the Broad businesses — if you own a business in the City of Beaufort or surrounding area, how was your season?

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