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Submitted by Katie Harden on Mon, 04/09/2012 - 5:21pm.READ MORE:
Building a baseball stadium has been a hot topic of conversation in Wilmington. Now, some local business leaders are stepping up to bat to support the city's effort. The Wilmington Ballpark Coalition says it is banding together for an idea members think is a home run. Full story...
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Fri, 03/30/2012 - 5:50pm.READ MORE:
As the City of Wilmington considers possibly using tax money to build a ballpark, another North Carolina city is looking to unload some tax-funded arenas. "We own a large coliseum and a large football stadium/racetrack," Winston-Salem City Manager Lee Garrity said. "Owned them for many years. They're well used, but they lose money like almost every other facility in the country." Full story...
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 03/20/2012 - 12:10pm.READ MORE:
Time to play ball? The clock is ticking for city leaders to make a decision on the proposed baseball stadium in Wilmington. This morning, some big league names from the Atlanta Braves and Mandalay Baseball came to the Port City to discuss a game plan. Full story...
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Fri, 03/16/2012 - 4:47pm.READ MORE:
Wilmington leaders are doing their homework when it comes to building a ballpark downtown. Today, City Council members and other local leaders toured the home of the Durham Bulls. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 03/15/2012 - 5:25pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Mon, 02/20/2012 - 6:42pm.READ MORE:
Some Wilmington city leaders are crying foul over a petition to stop a publicly funded baseball stadium. They believe the wording is too broad and could jeopardize other events. Full story...
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sun, 02/19/2012 - 12:59am.READ MORE:
The idea of building a baseball stadium here in Wilmington is not a homerun for everyone. Saturday, folks rallied together to protest and petition it, but just down the street, others played ball in support. Full story...
Submitted by Katie Harden on Fri, 02/17/2012 - 5:46pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by Katie Harden on Fri, 02/17/2012 - 5:38pm.READ MORE:
You might say the City of Wilmington is still in the first inning of the effort to bring baseball to town. City leaders say there's still a lot to be done including where to build. Full story...
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 02/09/2012 - 12:05am.READ MORE:
The proposed ballpark has gotten its fair share of attention lately. Two Wilmington men are trying to stop it from going any further and taking the issue into the hands of the people. They have started a petition to hopefully change how the city can pay for the ballpark. Full story...