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Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 05/29/2012 - 3:52pm.READ MORE:
A new TV commercial hopes to tune in Wilmington taxpayers. The commercial aims to attract support from folks not interested in using tax dollars to pay for a new ballpark. Meanwhile, the city's consultant will hold another public meeting tonight. Full story...
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sat, 05/19/2012 - 3:30pm.READ MORE:
Former Braves baseball players are rallying in support of bringing a minor league team to Wilmington. Columbus County native Otis Nixon, Greg McMichael, Zane Smith and Jeff Treadway all came out to the pro ballpark rally in front of City Hall Saturday. Full story...
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Mon, 05/14/2012 - 3:54pm.READ MORE:
While there's a lot of support from the business community for a taxpayer-funded baseball stadium in Wilmington, it is not unanimous support. The Privately Funded Baseball Alliance, started by a local business owner, announced its arrival on the steps of City Hall today. In attendance were other established groups who are for and against a publicly-funded ballpark. Full story...
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Fri, 05/11/2012 - 4:13pm.READ MORE:
Baseball continues to be the talk of the Port City, especially how to pay for a proposed ballpark. Now some business owners have joined the push against taxpayer money for the stadium. The Privately Funded Baseball Alliance says no matter where the ballpark goes, the city does not need to pay for it. Full story...