Making recreation into revenue

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Newberry is taking a different approach to bring in more money to the city’s economy. WUFT-FM’s Blake Alderman says sports play a big part in their development.

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Newberry Mayor Bill Conrad saysthe city is boosting its sports and recreation tourism, with the Diamonds Sports Park, Easton-Newberry Archery Complex, Nations Baseball Complex and Canterberry equestrian showplace, in addition to this cycle park.

 

About Ethan Magoc

Ethan is a journalist at WUFT News. He's a Pennsylvania native who found a home reporting Florida's stories. Reach him by emailing emagoc@wuft.org or calling 352-294-1525.

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