• City Plans $1M in Improvements at Four Parks

    by Sharahn D. Boykin June 2015

    Lexington Avenue Park is in their backyard, but some neighborhood children would rather walk over a mile to Shawnee Park to use the play equipment, fishing pond and walking trails, said Yvette Anderson, a Xenia resident.

  • Consultant: Saving ODU's Foreman Field too Costly

    by Harry Minium June 2015

    When Old Dominion hired a consultant last month for advice on how to build a larger, more modern football stadium, there was a stipulation that heartened historic preservationists.

  • Editorial: Open the Books on High School Sports Money

    by Sun-Times Editorial Board June 2015

    When money is tight for pretty much every unit of government in Illinois, the public has a right to know how every last tax dollar is being spent.

  • Casino Tax Money Fails to Fund Arena Upkeep

    by Rick Rouan, THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH June 2015

    A fund meant to buy new seats or replace the roof at Nationwide Arena already is running dry three years after the city and county agreed to use casino tax money to buy and operate the arena.

  • Minneapolis Schools Team Up for Sports Funding Plan

    by Alejandra Matos; STAR TRIBUNE (Mpls.-St. Paul) June 2015

    Minneapolis Public School officials want to build a multipurpose athletics facility and create a foundation to raise money for the district's sporting needs.

  • County Shifts Park Renovation Priorities Based on Needs

    by Adam Wagner; May 2015

    Brunswick County's Board of Commissioners agreed Tuesday to prioritize proposed renovations at Ocean Isle Beach Park over those at Shallotte Park.

  • Dual-Surface Ice Rink Facing $191K Deficit Forecast

    by Scott Taylor May 2015

    Operations at Auburn's dual-surface ice arena are still costing more than they earn, city councilors were told Monday night.

  • As Schools Set Stipends, ODU 'Monitoring the Situation'

    by Harry Minium May 2015

    Marshall and Virginia Commonwealth have taken the plunge. So have all 65 schools from the Power-5 conferences, among them Virginia and Virginia Tech.

  • Braves Stadium Fan Bridge Could Cost Extra $3M

    by Dan Klepal; Staff May 2015

    The bridge that will carry walkers, bicyclists and people-moving trams over 15 lanes of interstate highway to SunTrust Park could cost taxpayers about $3 million more than Cobb County officials have previously acknowledged.

  • Braves Have Spent $131M So Far on $672M Stadium

    by Tim Tucker; Staff May 2015

    In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Liberty Media disclosed that the Braves had spent approximately $131 million on the stadium and adjacent mixed-use development through March 31.