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High Point Breaks Ground on New Ballpark

High Point (NC) broke ground today on its new $36-million, multi-use stadium to house a relocating Atlantic League (Independent Professional) franchise.  In addition to the traditional turning of dirt, officials unveiled the name and logo for the new facility — BB&T Point Stadium.  Read more and watch video here.

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High Point Ballpark Groundbreaking Set for April 11

The official groundbreaking ceremony for High Point’s stadium will be at 11:30 a.m. on April 11 at the construction site at the corner of N. Elm Street and Gatewood Avenue.  The stadium will serve as the home of the relocating Bridgeport Bluefish (Independent Professional, Atlantic League).  Read more here.

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Making Room for High Point Ballpark, Building Demo to Begin Dec. 1

In less than two weeks, a big undertaking begins in North Carolina’s furniture capital.  The demolition of old buildings will begin December 1st, the first of many steps to make room for a downtown baseball stadium to house a franchise from the Atlantic League (Independent Professional).  Read more here.

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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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