A new water park in the Smoky Mountains foothills of Tennessee is preparing to open to visitors amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The 50-acre Soaky Mountain Waterpark in Sevierville said it’s slated to open June 27, with preview days on June 25 and 26 for guests of Wilderness at the Smokies and season pass holders.
Once again, powerful business interests have approached the Metro Nashville Development and Housing Agency for a tax break, and once again, the Metro Nashville Development and Housing Agency appear to be all-too-happy to grant their request. Nashville taxpayers, however, are not so eager. In a statement released by the Beacon…