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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.

8/22/08 

SAVE ARROWMONT ! 

   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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Just a quick note to state the protest today was a GREAT success!! The quick & dirty:

  • At its peak, there were upwards of 50 people!!
  • Protest was announced this morning on the local radio station
  • The Knoxville News-Sentinel was there!
  • The local NBC affiliate, WBIR, was there!
  • Some board members joined in the protest
  • Arrowmont director David Willard read a brief, but somewhat positive statement, news cameras rolling (more…)

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