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Atlanta Braves and Mandalay reps in town for tonight’s city council meeting to talk new stadium

Former Atlanta Braves Manager Bobby Cox, as well as Atlanta Braves General Manager Frank Wren and Mandalay Baseball CEO Art Matin are in town to attend tonight's Wilmington City Council meeting.

Wilmington council considers small biz help along with ballpark

video Spending money to make money. The City of Wilmington is looking for ways to spur economic development. Some council members believe a baseball stadium may do that. At the same time, the city also wants to help small business owners. Is there money for both?

Wilmington City Council to discuss new ballpark, hotel Tuesday night

An item of interest on the agenda includes a resolution to enter into negotiations with Mandalay Baseball Properties, LLC and the Atlanta National League Baseball Club, Inc. to explore the possibility of a joint public/private partnership for a minor league baseball facilities and operations in Wilmington.

ONLY ON 3: Saffo backtracks on campaign promise about tax-funded ballpark; other teams wait for decision

video Several things must fall into place before a baseball stadium becomes a reality in Wilmington. Some important issues: How are we, meaning the taxpayers, going to fund it? Where would it go? And which team would play here?

Ballpark plan brings enthusiasm, skepticism

video Could this be our field of dreams, and if we build it will they come? Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo thinks so.

Wilmington ballpark plan could mean tax hike

video City Council will consider negotiating with Mandalay Baseball Properties and the Atlanta Braves to explore a public/private partnership. That could mean an increase in taxes.

City and county elected officials respond to ballpark talks ending

video A day after the City of Wilmington approved the annexation request of a developer, the county announced it will postpone talks regarding the building of a minor league baseball stadium. For some city council members the county's decision to back out of baseball does not sit right.

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