ENTERPRISE, Ala. (AP) - The second annual BamaJam Music & Arts
Festival has given an economic boost of $350,000 to local and state
coffers based on the sale of food and beverages during the festival
held in June.
The festival also raised $127,000 to go toward construction of a new Enterprise High School.
The second-year event grossed $5.8 million in sales.
BamaJam founder Ronnie Gilley of Enterprise said it usually takes such an event five to seven years to get in the black.
He said $6 million was spent on this year's event, but money spent for
infrastructure should not be charged off to one festival.
Sales taxes of $357,000 provide $84,000 for Enterprise, $56,000
for Coffee County and $217,000 for the state.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.