DAVID W. DOONAN/Roane Newspapers
A group is looking at the purchase of the land that is home to the Fort Southwest Point Golf Course in Kingston. They are hoping to develop the land into a youth baseball and softball complex.
Sports complex brings dreams of economic opportunity to Roane

If they build it … will thousands come?

A new ballfield complex proposed for the current Southwest Point Golf Course has the potential to become a powerful economic driver, local officials say.

The Kingston Planning Commission last week unanimously recommended the re-zoning of the Southwest Point Golf Course property from C-1 to C-2.

The decision will go before the Roane County Commission on Monday, Oct. 15.