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Preliminary Work Begins on Project Jackson

Augusta Green Jackets LogoPreliminary site and surveying work has begun on Project Jackson, a mixed-use development situated on 30 acres near the North Augusta (SC) waterfront.  City Council members voted 6-0 at a special council meeting Monday night on final reading of an ordinance authorizing the City to enter into an installment purchase agreement of up to $16 million to complete preliminary infrastructure work.  Read more here.

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BlueClaws Unveil First Wave of 2017 Promotions

Lakewood BlueClaws Alternative LogoPRESS RELEASE – A Saturday concert series, the return of award-winning Harry Potter Night, and other theme days highlight the first wave of 2017 BlueClaws promotional nights, the team announced. Continue reading

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Kannapolis Approves Funding for Downtown Ballpark and Streetscape Work

Kannapolis IntimidatorsKannapolis City Council approved spending roughly $500,000 on architectural designs that will change the streetscape of downtown Kannapolis (NC).  They’ve also approved spending $2.4 million on architectural designs for a downtown sports and entertainment venue.  Read more here.

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Women in Key Roles for Legends

Lexington Legends New LogoPRESS RELEASE – For a second consecutive year, the South Atlantic League presented its Female Executive of the Year Award to a member of the Lexington Legends’ front office team. Anne Mapson, special projects manager, won the award for the 2016 season. Shannon Kidd, director of stadium operations and human resources manager, was the winner in 2015. Continue reading

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RiverDogs Honored with Inaugural Charles K. Murphy Patriot Award from MiLB

Charleston RiverDogs Logo MakeoverPRESS RELEASE – With a vibrant military community right in their backyard, the Charleston RiverDogs have consistently expressed their gratitude to the service men and women in the Lowcountry. Through their continued efforts, the RiverDogs have been awarded the inaugural Charles K. Murphy Patriot Award recognizing an individual or club for its outstanding support of the military branches and engagement with veterans as announced by the Minor League Baseball office. Continue reading

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Pinchy Returns, BlueClaws to Wear Original Uniforms for Each ‘Throwback Thursday’

Lakewood BlueClaws Alternative LogoPRESS RELEASE – This coming season, Thursdays will be Throwback Thursdays at FirstEnergy Park, with the BlueClaws throwing it back to Pinchy and their original uniforms. Continue reading

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Power Announce Videoboard Upgrade for 2017

West Virginia Power Secondary LogoPRESS RELEASE – The West Virginia Power, Class A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates, are pleased to announce the purchase of a new high definition video board and production suite to enhance Appalachian Power Park. The Power, through an agreement with Total Sports Entertainment, will install a LSI Smartvision LED video board during the coming weeks. Continue reading

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