Business Adventure Delayed

Business Adventure Delayed

Tom Boyd puts his quest for a fantasy-inspired resort in South Knox County on hold so he can build community support.

by scott barker • February 5, 2019

CORRECTION: Commissioners Larsen Jay and Carson Dailey did not organize the meeting at Ye Olde Steak House, but their participation triggered the state's Open Meetings Act. 
Businessman Tom Boyd is postponing the effort to rezone his property in South Knox County for a fantasy-themed resort to build rapport with neighbors who aren’t so receptive to his dream.
Area residents object to a commercial development in an agricultural and residential area.
Boyd is seeking to rezone a roughly 37-acre, hook-shaped parcel of property between the Walmart on Chapman Highway and Sevierville Pike from agricultural to commercial use so he can develop Ancient Lore Village at B...

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