BRANT SANDERLIN / AJC
STADIUM AGREEMENT--August 6, 2013 Atlanta, GA; Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed held a press conference Tuesday morning August 6, 2013 to urge the GWCC to continue working toward an agreement to purchase Mount Vernon Baptist Church. The mayor also announced the city has reached an agreement to purchase Friendship Baptist Church for $19.5 million. The two churches must be purchased in order for the new stadium to be built on the South side site. Negotiations have stalled between the GWCC and Mount Vernon Baptist Church . Meanwhile the Falcons are moving forward with plans to build on the North side site. BRANT SANDERLIN / BSANDERLIN@AJC.COM
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