Friday, October 9, 2015
Public meets to talk business park
Residents at an East Knox County meeting Thursday night brought up issues ranging from sewage and lighting to a cemetery that could be impacted by a proposed business park off Interstate 40.
The public was invited to a meeting at Carter Elementary School to discuss the project in the Midway area near Midway Road and Thorn Grove Pike. Presenters also went over feedback received at a similar meeting last month.
The Development Corp. of Knox County acquired the site about 10 years ago.
The Metropolitan Planning Commission and Knoxville Utilities Board were on hand to address concerns and share new information about the project.
Business leaders stress it's among the last large tracts available that can be used to promote business park developments.
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