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No final agreement yet on proposed ballpark

video There is no official agreement yet between the City of Wilmington and Mandalay Baseball/Braves on a proposed baseball stadium.

Ballpark public hearing date set, deal still up in the air

video The City of Wilmington continues to inch closer to building a ballpark and bringing a minor league baseball team to the Port City. City leaders held a special meeting Tuesday night to set a public hearing for a bond referendum.

FIRST ON 3: City didn’t reach deal with Mandalay/Braves this week

video The City of Wilmington's talks with Mandalay and the Atlanta Braves are done for the week, but there is still no deal for the proposed ballpark. With an August 7 deadline looming, Councilman Kevin O'Grady says there is still a lot to work out.

Ballpark petition declared insufficient, council votes to move ahead with bond referendum

videoWilmington voters, get ready for November. City Council voted unanimously to move the baseball bond referendum forward. Also at Tuesday's meeting, the Wilmington City clerk declared the petition against a taxpayer-funded ballpark not sufficient because it lacked affidavits which are required by state law and city code according to the city attorney.

O’Grady: Ballpark lease ‘not acceptable,’ just a starting point

video The first draft of a ballpark lease agreement has some Wilmington City Council members scoffing at the deal. But some city leaders say this is simply the first step in formal negotiations.

Braves/Mandalay want $50K fine per day if stadium is late

An initial lease proposed by the Atlanta Braves and operating partner Mandalay Baseball has some Wilmington City Council members laughing.

Ballpark may go on November ballot, Mandalay says private financing is now off the table

video The City continues to slide closer to building a ballpark and bringing a minor league team to the Port City. Wilmington City Council voted Tuesday night to continue negotiations with Mandalay Baseball and the Atlanta braves for another six months.

FIRST ON 3: Mandalay/Braves requesting 6 more months to negotiate

According to the Wilmington City Council's agenda for Tuesday night, Mandalay and the Braves are requesting another six months to negotiate on building a stadium in the city.

City’s consultant releases ballpark survey results, potential sites narrowed down

video The City of Wilmington is one step closer to building a ballpark and bringing a minor league team to the Port City. The city’s consultant, National Sports Services, presented results from a recent survey about the ballpark Tuesday night, as well as some potential building sites.

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