who would like a semi-pro football te...

who would like a semi-pro football team in Hawkins County

Created by BUDDY on Aug 1, 2012

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Big Fan

Cookeville, TN

#1 Aug 1, 2012
We could really use a world class stadium. It would be a good investment too because of all the tourism it would bring in. Right now people in the area have to drive to Knoxville.
Peyton Manning

United States

#2 Aug 1, 2012
I'll lend my name to the stadium. But the county commission will have to sale bonds to finance the project. My people estimate the cost at one-hundred and thirty-seven million dollars of course it will be considerably higher cost if we add a roof and go with a dome. My accountants estimate with the 88 million the county already owes property taxes would only have to be raised by about 347%. Commissioner Metz thinks liquor by the drink should raise enough money to finance this stadium without a property tax increase however for this to work it will require that liquor be sold at all county school sporting events and fall festivals.

United States

#3 Aug 1, 2012
Here at Rogersville City School we will do our part however instead of selling liquor at school events we will sell only the best champagne.

Martin, TN

#4 Aug 2, 2012
i plan on starting a semi pro team keep an eye out for any signs

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