There was a Town Hall meeting in Lake City at 3:30 this afternoon with a good crowd n hand, during which attendees were able to see and hear a presentation from Knoxville Businessman Buddy Warren—owner of several companies including Rocky Top Beer and Rocky Top Moonshine as well as the right to the name “Rocky Top, Tennessee”–discussing his proposal to build a Rocky Top theme park and relocate his bottling company, brewery, and distillery to the Lake City area. –
The proposed park would include a Rocky Top sports museum, a coal miners’ theater for live music, an emporium, a restaurant, a 100-bed lodge, an Interactive 3D theater, an indoor water park, and several other amenities, including a new studio for our sister station Merle FM. The meeting was held on today at 3:30 pm at Lake City Town Hall and is just finishing up. more on this important announcement for the city on tomorrow’s newscast.