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Arrowmont yesterday posted an update regarding the ONGOING property negotiations. The last deal may have fallen through,  but as Save Arrowmont has stated previously, Arrowmont is NOT off the hook. The land and everything on it remains for sale. The fact the Fraternity wouldn’t extend the current lease only underscores this fact. Luckily, Arrowmont seems to have several very serious and solid offers for land/buildings/SUPPORT since relocation seems inevitable. Hopefully, Arrowmont leadership will act swiftly and take advantage of the goodwill and genuine community support from outlying areas. Three years is a very short time to move an entire small village. (more…)

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On Facebook? Join the new Save Arrowmont! Facebook group, just search for Save Arrowmont!

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The Mountain Press

In fact the shop isn’t even part of Arrowmont school. To get to the school you have to take the road to the left of the shop up the hill. Do so and walk around the campus and you’ll see what everybody is so concerned about.
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Tennessee Guy new post with some compelling recommendations, such as:

Pi Phi is going to make a killing with this land deal, so they need to use some of their proceeds to do the following:

  • Honor the Arrowmont lease that extends until 2011, yet
  • Cover the costs Arrowmont will incur in finding a new home–ideally ASAP, and
  • Pay the costs of Arrowmont’s move, including new construction and renovations, then
  • Contribute endowment funds to strengthen the School for years to come

Arrowmont: Escape from Gatlinburg « Tennessee Guy.

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While most of us are pretty darn upset with what is occurring with Arrowmont, rightfully so, solid information is scarce. In reading the last few newspaper articles and the attached comments from people all over, however, we’ve noted some compelling points that we (well, a few of us) think should be brought into the discussion. Gatlinburg doesn’t seem to want them, and even if the resort monstrosity carved out their section and left Arrowmont in place, the haven (more…)

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Thanks to everyone who sent in their photos!! (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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