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TN town to consider changing name to Rocky Top

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Lake City, TN's City Hall. Lake City, TN's City Hall.

LAKE CITY (News Sentinel) - A proposal to change this small city's name to Rocky Top to draw attention to a proposed theme park nearby with the same moniker goes before City Council on Nov. 7.

That special meeting comes on the heels of a community-wide gathering at 6 p.m. Nov. 1 in the Main Street Baptist Church in Lake City, where plans for the ambitious development will be detailed in an informal get-together with residents.

Developers' vision for the Rocky Top theme park, first publicly unveiled in September, have captured the community's imagination as well as prompted skeptics' questions.

"Just the excitement alone is breathing life back into the city," Lake City Councilman Shain Vowell said Friday.

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