Anakeesta Expansion coming spring 2020

Going to Anakeesta right now is bit like stepping inside an unfinished masterpiece.  It’s beautiful, but you can’t help seeing the potential for more.  And more is on the horizon. Anakeesta officials are eyeing growth plans for as early as Spring 2020.  Chief among these is a 50-foot tall observation tower. Anakeesta already boasts some of […]

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A casino in Sevier County? This illicit mountain tradition may soon see the very taxable light of day

Gambling? In Sevier County?  I’m shocked. Shocked. Having legalized – and profited from – one of East Tennessee’s most famous vices in moonshine, there’s a move afoot that may help take another illicit mountain tradition into the very taxable light of day. Though it’s not a done deal by any stretch of the imagination, it […]

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