City council members and leaders to tour baseball stadium in Durham

Bull Street stadium

COLUMBIA (WACH) â?? Columbia City Council members and community leaders are going to tour a minor-league baseball stadium and watch a game Thursday in Durham, NC.

The council members and leaders are touring the Durham Bulls Athletic Park in preparation for the the stadium coming to Bull Street. According to, Durham Bulls Athletic Park received a $20 Million makeover for its 20th season. The park opened in 1995.

Columbia City Council took a final vote on a loan to build a baseball park at its Bull Street site in August.

In a four to one vote, a new ordinance will allow the city to issue Special Obligation Bonds to raise no more than $35 million to pay for the construction of the multi-use entertainment venue and facilities, equipment and improvements at the Bull Street development.

WACH will have a crew on the scene and will provide more information once it becomes available.