Close Ijams Mead Quarry Lake boom Ijams Nature Center in South Knoxville teamed up with River Sports to take advantage of the little-used Meads Quarry Lake. Three years later, people are flocking to the area and business is booming. WBIR 11:24 PM. EST August 03, 2014 JOIN THE CONVERSATION To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Leave a Comment TRENDING VIDEOS WBIR Breaking News Randy Boyd shares his vision for the Old City Giraffe watch is on a the world awaits the birth of a calf Success and frustration over recycling change Owner closing back Chilhowee Lake on pace to reopen this summer Using a 'magic cord' to improve TV quality Park prepares to tear down Elkmont cabins Man awarded damages in camper fire lawsuit Westgate Resort rebuilds after fires More Stories Bats Bounce Back? TWRA makes exciting discovery Feb 23, 2017, 5:49 p.m. Addiction counselor takes on her own battle Feb 23, 2017, 7:49 p.m. Sentimental farewell to Back Door Tavern Feb 23, 2017, 7:19 p.m.