Archive for the ‘Mystery developer’ Category

The Knoville News-Sentinel follows up the Mountain Press article with Lori Reagan, who states the project isn’t dead. No surprise there, the Mountain Press article was essentially “reporting” that the mayor heard the same rumor as lots of people.

via Developer backs out of Arrowmont entertainment complex :
Local News : Knoxville News Sentinel


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Now that Townsend’s campaign for Arrowmont’s relocation has intensified, the Gatlinburg government folks want to preserve its history in town. Nonetheless, as David Willard stated, the Pi Phis could still sell the land at any moment. While somewhat good news, it’s no time to relax. Emily Tarr still has the land sale $$ in her sites. (more…)

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An updated “FAQ” in response to the 8/30/08 Knoxville News-Sentinel article (and no doubt the Arrowmont statement made yesterday) has been posted on the Pi Beta Phi website

Pi Phi FAQ2

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Arrowmont is in initial plans of site’s development group

A group of Gatlinburg residents is hoping to build a giant entertainment complex along the Parkway and said Friday that the project – which has sparked intense speculation in recent days – could include a spot for the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts. (more…)

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The Mountain Press today had a frontpage article (online version shorter than the paper) and an Editorial about the $500 million development project, which includes the Arrowmont property. Others are talking about it as well. Also see this article on Gatlinburg’s future.

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This is taken from Ira Lapides’ website, you can read more here.



   Given that my opponent has taken so much PAC money from the associations that represent realtors and land developers I would be interested in hearing his stance on the issue of selling the Arrowmont School property. The sale of a piece of our communities heritage to these tree-cutting, mountain-top clearing builders of Gatlinburg’s future (more…)

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Thanks to everyone who sent in their photos!! (more…)

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