Former mining town changes name to Rocky Top in hopes that name will bring tourists

  • by: TRAVIS LOLLER , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 26, 2014 - 6:50 PM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A former mining town in East Tennessee changed its name to Rocky Top on Thursday on a gamble that the popularity of the bluegrass standard will bring prosperity.

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