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New GreenJackets ballpark project hit with lawsuit

A ballpark opponent has filed suit against North Augusta’s Project Jackson development, saying tax-increment financing (TIF) has been inappropriately implemented in the funding plan. Project Jackson is a $144-million development in North Augusta that includes retail, hotel, convention center and a new ballpark for the Augusta GreenJackets (Low Class A; Sally League). The ballpark itself […]

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GreenJackets ballpark project moves forward

Tax-increment financing for Project Jackson, which contains a new Augusta GreenJackets (Low Class A; Sally League) ballpark, received approval from the local school district last night. The approval came with a few strings, however. Most prominent: none of the TIF proceeds generated by school-district participation can go toward financing the new ballpark. Instead, funds must […]

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TIF district approved for Morgantown ballpark

The Monongalia County Commission gave final approval to a tax-increment-financing (TIF) district in Morgantown that would help fund a new ballpark for the West Virginia University baseball team and potentially a NY-Penn League team. The county has been discussing a TIF for several months in association with a developer and the university. The TIF would […]

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