Tag Archives: Carolina League

NBA Star Chris Paul Buys Minority Share of Dash

Officials with the Winston-Salem Dash (Single-A, Carolina League) announced Tuesday that NBA star Chris Paul will become a minority owner of the minor-league baseball team.  Read more and watch news report here.

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Budget for New Fayetteville Ballpark Set at $37.8 Million

Fayetteville’s minor league baseball stadium has a $37.8 million budget, public officials said at a Fayetteville City Council meeting this week.  Read more here.

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Fayetteville Delays Release of Final Price Tag for Ballpark

During meeting on Feb. 21, members of the City Council said the guaranteed maximum price of Fayetteville’s new baseball stadium would be revealed during the Baseball Committee meeting on March 7.  The release of the final price tag has now been pushed out until March 19.  Read more here.

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Ballpark Signing Ceremony Held in Fayetteville

During a signing ceremony on Wednesday afternoon, the Fayetteville (NC) City Council members and county commissioners signed on the dotted line to an interlocal agreement that gives both a big financial stake in the baseball stadium being built downtown.  Read more here.

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Fayetteville Woodpeckers or Fatbacks?

Fayetteville’s (NC) Baseball Committee members discussed a few stadium design changes, the team name and important dates coming up during their meeting Tuesday night.  Read more here.

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Cumberland County Approves Ballpark Funding Partnership

The Cumberland County (NC) Board of Commissioners on Monday approved a plan to help cover part of the $33 million price tag of a baseball stadium in downtown Fayetteville.  Read more here.

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County to Vote Today on Ballpark Funding Partnership

The Cumberland County (NC) Board of Commissioners will vote Monday on an agreement with the city of Fayetteville to help fund a $33 million ballpark under construction in downtown Fayetteville for the to-be-renamed Buies Creek Astros (Single-A, Carolina League).  Read more here.

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