Owners of the Atlanta Falcons are driving for a new stadium, but team officials and state leaders have yet to finalize a deal that would see construction of such a facility. Tell us if you think building a new stadium is the right play.
Monday, February 4
The heart of Georgia could one day have a new stadium, but building one may require a lot of teamwork. The Atlanta Falcons have been in discussion with state officials about a new stadium with a retractable roof to replace the 20-year-old Georgia Dome. Five architectural firms were selected last month as finalists to design the facility, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. The price tag of the proposed stadium would be an estimated $1 billion, with about $200-300 million of that paid for by public bonds. It’s that remaining portion of the price tag that has put a timeout on the proposed stadium plans. According to Fox 5 Atlanta, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal in recent days has said that state officials still have questions about the …
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“Casino Calamity” Murder Mystery Dinner Theater When/Where: Thursday and Friday, 7 p.m., at Dallas Theater, 208 Main St., Dallas Why Go: Paulding County Historical Society presents this interactive dinner and show event. Pricing: $40 per person includes dinner and the show More Info: www.dallastheater-civiccenter.com or call 678-363-013 NFL Preseason Kick Off: Miami Dolphins at Atlanta Falcons When/Where: Friday, 7:30 p.m., at the Georgia Dome Atlanta Why Go: Support the Falcons and enjoy interactive games, autograph sessions, live music, food and drink. Pricing: Various price point tickets remain More Info: www.gadome.com or call 404-223-8444 Theater in the Square Presents On Golden Pond When/Where: Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday…