Wilmington Ballpark Referendum a Go, Negotiations Continue

The Wilmington (NC) City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to move forward with a bond referendum in November to fund a new $42 million ballpark for an affiliate of the Atlanta Braves, despite an invalid petition.  Meanwhile, the city and Mandalay Baseball Properties are still negotiating the numbers.  The city says $42 million is too much for the new park.  Mandalay has offered up $400,000 per year in a lease payment.  Read more here.

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