“If we don't do something soon, Townsend will never be the same again,” Higgins said. “The only way that's going to change is we've got to get people to participate and stand up for the town because it will turn into a Pigeon Forge or Gatlinburg.”

'Times are changing': Townsend leaders developing plan to determine future vision for the area

yellowdog's picture

Local people vs. tourism

The Chamber of Commerce types care little about the people who live there....

bizgrrl's picture

Exactly. It would be so nice

Exactly. It would be so nice if Townsend cold stay pretty much the same, beautiful, serene, not too crowded, etc.

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