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Luther Williams Field Renovations Detailed, Work Begins in October

Bibb County (GA) leaders took a tour of historic Luther Williams Field Thursday to see the new plans for their $2.5 million renovations.  The project will update 10 areas in the stadium, starting at the entrance. There will be more than 30 places to buy food, souvenirs, and more, and a 2,000-square-foot beer garden will offer local brews.  Read more and watch news report hereView renderings here.

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Macon-Bibb Officials Tour Fluor Field for Ideas

Macon GeorgiaSeveral Macon (GA) leaders, including Mayor Robert Reichert, traveled out to South Carolina to visit baseball stadiums in hopes of finding ideas for Macon’s proposed new baseball stadium.  Read more and view photos here.  Read about feasibility study here.

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Study Says Macon Can Support Minor League Baseball Franchise

Macon GeorgiaDevelopment firm says Macon-Bibb County (GA) can support a minor league baseball team.  Read more and watch news reports here and here.


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Ballpark Feasibility Firm Tours Macon

Macon GeorgiaRepresentatives from a firm studying whether it’s feasible for professional baseball to return to Macon (GA) toured potential sites for building a new ballpark.  Read more and view photo gallery here.

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Macon-Bibb County Approves $50K for Ballpark Feasibility Study

Macon GeorgiaBy a narrow 5-4 vote, the Macon-Bibb County Commission on Tuesday approved spending $50,000 for a feasibility study to determine if the city can support a new ballpark and a minor league baseball team. Washington, D.C.-based Brailsford & Dunlavey will complete a market analysis and economic feasibility study, which will take about 10 weeks to complete.  Read more here.  Watch news report here.

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Macon Vote Tuesday on Ballpark Feasibility Study, Rejection May Not End Exploration

Macon GeorgiaMacon-Bibb County (GA) Mayor Robert Reichert would not be ready to close the door on minor league baseball even if a feasibility study fails to garner enough votes Tuesday.  Read more here.

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