• Zoning Board allows outdoor solar showroom | News, Sports, Jobs
    Games News

    Zoning Board allows outdoor solar showroom | News, Sports, Jobs

    The city Zoning Hearing Board recently granted a variance that will allow Groundhog Solar LLC to create an outdoor “showroom” in downtown Juniata, in a central business zone — whose rules don’t address such use. Company owner Richard Flarend intends to place ground-mounted solar displays on a vacant lot at the corner of North Fourth Avenue and North Eighth Street last occupied years ago by a Pal-Mino’s Pizza shop. The displays will allow prospective customers to see a type of installation that is uncommon, prior to possibly committing to purchase, Flarend wrote in a memo that accompanied his variance application. He got the idea from sections of concrete…

    Comments Off on Zoning Board allows outdoor solar showroom | News, Sports, Jobs
  • Austintown school board selects architect for $14M athletic facility | News, Sports, Jobs
    Games News

    Austintown school board selects architect for $14M athletic facility | News, Sports, Jobs

    AUSTINTOWN — The Austintown Board of Education has approved Strollo Architects to begin designs for a new athletic facility on school grounds. Superintendent David Cappuzzello said the priority for the project is revamping the home side bleachers in the stadium. Some foundation repairs will be made and a restroom and locker rooms will be added. He said the district also may look to add an indoor practice facility with a turf field. “Simply put, if we were in Florida, we wouldn’t need this facility,” Cappuzzello said. “But with the springs we have, this facility will help our athletes compete to the best of their abilities.” The entire project…

    Comments Off on Austintown school board selects architect for $14M athletic facility | News, Sports, Jobs
  • Data on possible $31 million indoor sports facility to be heard by Fort Smith Board
    Games News

    Data on possible $31 million indoor sports facility to be heard by Fort Smith Board

    A feasibility study for a potential new Indoor Sports Facility in Fort Smith, which will be presented to the Fort Smith Board of Directors at its study session Tuesday (June 14) proposes a $31.2 million facility with an annual area economic impact of about $42.4 million. After receiving Arkansas Tourism matching grant funds of $15,000 in 2021, the city hired Conventions, Sports & Leisure (CSL) Sept. 30 to conduct a feasibility study on an arena. The study cost was not to exceed $30,000. The Fort Smith Advertising & Promotion Commission approved $7,500 toward the feasibility study in April 2021. The Fort Smith Board of Directors approved the city’s half of…

    Comments Off on Data on possible $31 million indoor sports facility to be heard by Fort Smith Board
  • Games News

    Academy Sports + Outdoors Announces Appointment of Chris Turner to Board of Directors

    KATY, Texas, Dec. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Academy Sports and Outdoors, Inc. (“Academy” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: ASO) announced today, effective immediately, the appointment of Chris Turner to its Board of Directors (the “Board”) and Audit Committee. With this change, Academy’s Board now comprises ten directors.  “Chris has an impressive background of business leadership and deep knowledge in consumer brands and elevating the customer experience that will be very valuable to Academy and our Board,” said Ken C. Hicks, Academy Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. “As a Texan and Academy Sports + Outdoors customer, he’ll bring a unique passion to his role as a director.” Turner has over 20 years…

    Comments Off on Academy Sports + Outdoors Announces Appointment of Chris Turner to Board of Directors
  • Games News

    James City County Joins Board That Will Oversee Regional Indoor Sports Complex

    James City County will join an authority that will oversee an indoor sports complex in the Historic Triangle. (WYDaily file) JAMES CITY COUNTY — The plan for the Historic Triangle to become a sports tourism destination continues to move forward. The James City County (JCC) Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to join the Historic Triangle Recreational Facilities Authority during the Tuesday, Nov. 9 meeting. Formed by the City of Williamsburg, the task force will see members from each of the three localities – Williamsburg, JCC and York County – working together to discuss the issues related to the sports center, such as costs, operations and scheduling. The discussion for the proposed…

    Comments Off on James City County Joins Board That Will Oversee Regional Indoor Sports Complex