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Officials budget for BancorpSouth Arena renovation

TUPELO — The BancorpSouth Arena in Tupelo could get a new look just in time for its 20th anniversary next year.

The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports the local coliseum commission approved a budget that would pay $1.8 million to resurface the building’s exterior and freshen up the interior paint.

The building would retain its exterior insulation finishing system but would include a new color scheme to include shades of tan and burgundy and a limestone finish.

The city will have final say on the plan.

The proposed facelift would take six months to complete and would be finished by the building’s anniversary in October 2013.

 

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

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