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Fayetteville Council Approves Two Deals to Advance New Downtown Ballpark

The Fayetteville (NC) City Council gave final approval Monday night to two complicated deals that officials say will allow construction of a downtown baseball stadium.  Read more here.

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Dash Announce Improvements at BB&T Ballpark

PRESS RELEASE – The Winston-Salem Dash are proud to announce several exciting additions to BB&T Ballpark for the 2017 season, including expanded backstop netting and a Video Wall in the Flow Club. These exciting new improvements will be ready for the Dash’s home opener on Thursday, April 13, the first of 71 home games during the 2017 season. Continue reading

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Fayetteville Revamps Ballpark Financing Plan

Because the state’s Local Government Commission won’t let Fayetteville (NC) finance bond debt for 30 years as first sought to pay for a new baseball stadium, city officials had to revamp how they intend to retire $31 million they will borrow through what are called limited-obligation bonds.  Read more here.

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Brooklyn Slices vs. Myrtle Beach Deep Dishers in Battle for Pizza Supremacy

PRESS RELEASE – In a society with countless choices, and even more opinions, there is one thing that we can all get on board with…pizza is the greatest food of all time. There is nothing that hits the spot quite like a steaming hot slice of cheesy goodness fresh out of the oven. The perfect combination of sauce, cheese, seasonings and crust mixed together into a seamless cornucopia of flavors, there’s nothing better! Continue reading

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Fayetteville Picks Developer, Begins Contract Negotiations

buis-creek-astrosThe Fayetteville City Council voted 10-0 Monday night to authorize City Manager Doug Hewett to negotiate a contract with Barton Malow of Charlotte to oversee construction of a new downtown ballpark for a Single-A Carolina League franchise.  Read more here.  Read about ballpark land contamination issues here.

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Firm Recommended to Build Fayetteville Ballpark

buis-creek-astrosAfter more than four hours of presentations, questions and deliberations Thursday night, the Fayetteville (NC) City Council’s Baseball Committee voted to recommend hiring Barton Malow Co. of Charlotte (NC) to be the general contractor of the $33 million downtown project.  The recommendation will go to the full council Monday night.  Read more here.

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Fayetteville Forced to Readvertise for Ballpark Bids

buis-creek-astrosThe city of Fayetteville (NC) will try again to solicit proposals for a company to oversee the baseball stadium’s construction.  The city plans to hire what’s called a “construction manager at risk,” which is similar to a general contractor, but one that must guarantee the project will be on budget.  Read more here.

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