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WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - The Althea Gibson Tennis Complex at Empie Park is better than ever after some recent renovations.
Eight of the 19 tennis courts were resurfaced and two shaded cabanas were installed. Four of the resurfaced courts have additional lines to help younger players learn the game of tennis.
Wilmington Tennis Ladder donated the cabanas valued at $4,500.
The resurfacing project cost $30,000. It was paid for by grants totaling $20,000, a $5,000 donation and the City of Wilmington provided $5,000.
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