The new minor league baseball team in Fayetteville (NC) will officially be known as the Fayetteville Woodpeckers (Single-A, Carolina League). The new team name was announced Sunday, after more than 1,000 people voted on the name. The Woodpeckers will play in their newly built $37.8 million stadium in 2019. Read more and watch news report here. Watch video here. Buy merchandise here.
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Black, gray and red will be the colors of Fayetteville’s (NC) Minor League baseball team, and at the request of the Houston Astros, Fayetteville’s baseball stadium will be decorated to match. Read more here.
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.
Significant changes to the design of the private development going on next to the Fayetteville (NC) baseball stadium under construction to host the coming Buies Creek Astros (Single-A, Carolina League) could bring rise to the city’s tallest office building and spur even more economic growth then expected. Read more and view rendering/old photo gallery here.
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.
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.