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LakePoint Pushes Opening to 2014

For the second time, developers have delayed the opening date of the massive sports development in Emerson.

The opening of "" has been pushed back to 2014, according to a new LakePoint Sporting Community & Town Center promotional video.

The 1,200-acre development in Emerson—to include a 300-acre sports complex for baseball, lacrosse and soccer tournaments; —was first scheduled to open this month. Last year, officials said the first pitch, kick and shot were slated for 2013.

The new video says LakePoint will create 26,000 jobs, host 4 million visitors a year and include "an international-caliber track and field center" in addition to , plans for which were announced earlier.

For more on LakePoint, see Cartersville Patch's special section dedicated to the development: LakePoint Sporting Community & Town Center.

Gatewood2002 June 28, 2012 at 01:04 PM
So, what is the real hold up? It feels like a slow retreat out of Emerson.

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