Tuesday, July 14, was a big day for Banks County. Banks County Board of Commissioners Chairman Jimmy Hooper said the groundbreaking for the new $3.2 million Windmill Park Sports Complex was the biggest project in county history.
Approximately 50 people turned out for the groundbreaking Tuesday morning at the site of the new complex.
Jason Hensley, chairman of the recreation board, said the project would be a boost to the economy in Banks County.
“This is an investment for the county,” Hensley said of the project. “We will have people paying to play on our fields, people will be eating in the restaurants and staying in the motels at Banks Crossing.”
The Banks County Board of Commissioners officially broke ground for the $3.2 million Windmill Park Sports Complex on Tuesday morning. Approximately 50 people turned out for the event. Shown (L-R) are: commissioners Danny Maxwell and Charles Turk, BOC chairman Jimmy Hooper, recreation board chairman Jason Hensley and commissioner Sammy Reece.
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