Sevier County

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  • The Role Of Tourism In Sevier County

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    Tourism in Sevier County is probably the biggest industry in terms of bringing in money in the more recent years. It is one of the main contributors to its economy and it probably wouldn’t look the same without the heavy influx of tourism into the area. Both Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg are advertised heavily for tourist attractions on their website (Smoky). This is because that they offer many of the attractions that draw people to Sevier County. Most of these attractions are located outside in the

  • Descriptive Essay On Hippies

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    Hippies When I think about the mountains my mind automatically goes to hippies. So I thought visiting Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg was fitting for this essay. During my time in Tennessee, I attended a car show and I saw many “Hippie vans” and old style classic Volkswagen beetles. We walked the strip in Gatlinburg and I came in close contact with many people who I thought were pretty close to Hippies. The strip had tons of restaurants on each side and stores were filled with so many different people

  • Descriptive Essay About Pigeon Forge

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    The most vivid memory I recall is of the first trip I ever made to my happy place, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Nothing could ever compare to those 5 days of pure happiness, without a single worry in the world. I truly believe this one little trip shaped the way I want to live the rest of my life. The trip to our destination was long, yet worth it. Me and my boyfriend (Tate) had long drive with many ups and downs. About halfway there, stopped in a quaint little town on the outskirts of

  • Pigeon Forge Essay

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    The Journey Begins Today is the first day of my trek through the magical kingdom of the Great Smoky Mountains. I have just entered the Smoky Mountains National Park. It has been a tough road, but I have finally made it here. I can see such a beautiful view here; it seems like heaven for North Carolina and Tennessee. Although I feel the need to just stop and stare, I own little time to waste at the moment. I need to recover, and I feel that I also might need some medical attention. I mustn't remember

  • Gatlinburg, Tennessee Essay

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    Nestled in the Smoky Mountains, Gatlinburg has become an area that East Tennessee State University students go to visit. Gatlinburg offers something for many; however, the city has some growing pains such as traffic and limited space. Thus, the city of Gatlinburg offers many things that a traveler could need and want, provided that he or she is willing to overlook the city’s rapid growth. Entertainment in the area is targeted at a wide variety of age groups and interests that include some of East

  • A Model Of Governance Through Capitalistic Ideals

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    Want to know a little known fact? Local government is one of the most influential factors in the American way of life, but it is not even mentioned in the U.S. Constitution. Essentially the Constitution set up national and state governments but leaves local governments out creating a gray area. This area has been filled with many different methods and types of government. One of the ideas which pertains to filling this gray area is the Tiebout model. In essence this is a model of governance through

  • Buffalo For Real Case Study

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    The narrative that gets told about a city influences public policies, economic development initiatives, and even civic morale and engagement. For example, in the case of Buffalo, pervasive myths about high property tax rates have influenced the public’s perception about the funding of public programs and fed the desire for irresponsible tax cuts. Similarly, stories that fail to acknowledge issues of poverty, inequality, and segregation marginalize certain groups and hinder constructive dialogue on

  • Texas Politics Essay

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    the state of Texas. Texas has 254 counties, the most of any state. Each county is governed by a five-member Commissioners Court, which consists of a County Judge (elected at-large) and four Commissioners (elected from single-member precincts). The County Judge has no veto authority over the decisions of the Court, s/he has one vote along with the other Commissioners. In smaller counties, the County Judge also performs judicial functions, while in larger counties his/her role is limited to the Court

  • General-Purpose State Governments

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    governmental functions, and counties, municipalities, and towns and townships all fall into this category. Special purpose local governments generally focus on a specific purpose and one function. Best known of these are the school districts. Regardless of name, it is state government that gives local governments of all types their legal life. Counties were created to function as appendages of the state, but modernization and population growth have put pressures on counties

  • The Effects Of High Compliance Rate On Municipal City Of Portmore, Jamaica

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    Research Design and Methodology 4.1Introduction The purpose of this study is to find out what are the causes of the high compliance rate in property taxes in the municipal city of Portmore, Jamaica. Taxes are of essential importance to small developing countries as they do not have much needed resources. As further developments takes place in the municipal city property values will increase, hence the amount of property tax collected by the Portmore municipal council will also increase. This increase

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