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 Four killed in overnight crash Truck plows into Endymion crowd. At least one hurt after vehicle overturned Humane society quarantines puppy room Two charged in Loudon County homicide Family sues Rural/Metro for son's death Giraffe watch is on a the world awaits the birth of a calf Knox Co. Schools rezoning draft released Vols go for a Polar Plunge More Stories Former Nashville Mayor Karl Dean to run for governor… Feb 26, 2017, 7:15 a.m. What you should know if you're watching April the giraffe Feb 26, 2017, 1:17 p.m. Unsettled weather returns on Monday Dec 10, 2015, 10:15 a.m.