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Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 09/20/2012 - 11:42pm.READ MORE:
As the teams take the field it looks like a grudge match to the finish. Both are playing or campaigning for the attention of voters on the baseball funding issue. Full story...
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 09/20/2012 - 10:47pm.READ MORE:
Former Wilmington mayor and downtown business owner Harper Peterson made it clear to city officials and residents Thursday afternoon that building a tax-funded ballpark is the wrong decision. He says with so many people struggling to scrape by, the council needs to be satisfied with what the city already has to offer. Full story...
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Wed, 09/19/2012 - 12:55am.READ MORE:
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/14/2012 - 10:25am.READ MORE:
The Atlanta Braves, Mandalay Baseball Properties and the City of Wilmington have reached a tentative ballpark agreement. The city says the cost of the ballpark will not exceed $31 million and would be paid for by a 2.5-cent property tax increase. View Memorandum of Understanding inside. Full story...
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 09/04/2012 - 10:35pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Fri, 08/31/2012 - 12:19am.READ MORE:
The ballpark and baseball in Wilmington. It is certainly not a short story, and now with no final agreement, City Council cannot vote at its meeting Tuesday. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/30/2012 - 4:01pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 08/29/2012 - 11:59pm.READ MORE:
Upset with many inaccuracies in another media report, New Hanover County Commissioner Jason Thompson joined us today on WWAY NewsChannel 3 at 5:30 pm to talk about his perspectives on baseball in Wilmington. Full story...
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Tue, 08/28/2012 - 11:59pm.READ MORE:
A baseball stadium built without using taxpayer money. WWAY was first to uncover that's an idea one group has brought to New Hanover County. One city councilman calls it a rumor, while the county confirmed a group did approach it with this idea. Full story...
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 08/21/2012 - 10:12pm.READ MORE:
There is a new poll in the field asking Wilmington voters how they feel about the proposed ballpark. Today, a member of our staff got a phone call poll asking what he thinks about the ballpark. Full story...