Judge rules Tennessee town can change name to Rocky Top to cash in on fame of Bluegrass song

  • by: TRAVIS LOLLER , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 29, 2014 - 2:40 PM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A federal judge has given a former coal mining town in East Tennessee the go-ahead to change its name to Rocky Top — a move that developers have said is needed to entice them to build a massive tourist complex in the town of 1,800 people.

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