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High Point to Revise Ballpark Financing Plan

The High Point (NC) City Council voted 8-1 Monday to direct High Point staff to come up with an alternative financing plan for the proposed downtown stadium to be built for an Atlantic League (Independent Professional) franchise.  Read more here.

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Vote Delayed on High Point Ballpark Project

Guilford County (NC) commissioners put off for 60 to 90 days a decision about helping High Point pay for a $30 million baseball stadium. Commissioners said Thursday that they will use the time to form a “working group” with High Point leaders to determine whether to go along with the project.  Read more here.

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Public Hearing Tonight for High Point Ballpark Proposal

Guilford County (NC) residents will get another chance tonight to voice their questions and concerns about the plan for a baseball stadium in downtown High Point.  Read more and view renderings here.

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Bluefish to High Point 2019

Plans are moving forward to bring a baseball team and a multi-use stadium to downtown High Point (NC), and it appears the Bridgeport Bluefish (Independent Professional, Atlantic League) will be heading south to open a new chapter for the franchise.  Read more and watch video here.  Read about hotel project here.

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Imagining High Point’s Downtown with New Ballpark

Without the Furniture Market in town, the streets of High Point (NC) can seem almost ghost-like.  But, the city is hoping to change that with the new ballpark.  Last night, people were asked to envision restaurants, shops, hotels, and condos surrounding the yet-to-be-built ballpark.  Read more and view news report here.

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High Point (NC) Chooses Ballpark Builder

The City of High Point (NC) has picked Samet Corporation to lead the design build team for the new multi-use stadium downtown for an Atlantic League (Independent Professional) baseball franchise.  The company also built BB&T Ballpark in Winston-Salem and First National Bank Field in Greensboro.  Read more here.

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HPU President to Lead High Point (NC) Ballpark Effort

High Point University President Nido Qubein will lead the city’s effort to build a minor-league baseball stadium and develop the surrounding area.  Read more here.

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