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NewBridge Bank Park to Become Yadkin Bank Park

Greensboro Grasshoppers LogoSigns outside NewBridge Bank branches won’t be the only thing changing in the coming months following the Greensboro-based bank’s acquisition by Yadkin Bank on March 1.  Say hello to Yadkin Bank Park, home of the Greeensboro Grasshoppers (Single-A, South Atlantic League).  Read more here.

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Tax Dispute in Greensboro

Greensboro Grasshoppers LogoDowntown Greensboro Renaissance has until Monday to appeal the results of an audit that shows more than $125,000 in unpaid taxes on the Greensboro Grasshoppers (Single-A, South Atlantic League) baseball stadium.  Read more here.

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War Memorial Stadium Not Out of Woods Yet, But…

Greensboro Bats LogoThe city of Greensboro (NC) has hired a consulting firm to explore ways to fund a project that would pair restoration and preservation of historic War Memorial Stadium, former home of the Single-A Greensboro Bats (now the Greensboro Grasshoppers) (South Atlantic League), with a broader restoration of the surrounding neighborhood and the future expansion of North Carolina A&T Continue reading

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Impressions of a Ballpark Hunter: Ballparks with a Certain Je Ne Sais Quoi

Marc Viquez

In North Carolina, there are a bevy of ballpark options for the distinguished fan. It can also be a paradise for the ballpark hunter to enjoy during the baseball season. However, the real fans are those living in the area trying to decide what to do on a summer night. Two newer facilities are making that choice a little easier. The Winston-Salem Dash and Greensboro Grasshoppers Continue reading

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The Future of War Memorial Stadium

Could historic War Memorial Stadium in Greensboro (NC) be at risk of destriction?  The facility, which costs $189,000 a year to operate and needs restoration, could be torn down to help balance the city’s $423 million budget.  Read more here.  The Single-A Greensboro Bats (now Greensboro Grasshoppers) played at War Memorial until moving into First Horizon Park (now NewBridge Bank Park) in 2005. Continue reading

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