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Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Dairy Pond Road Gets New Sidewalk
Walkers and hikers in Norris can now
enjoy walking along the entire 1.2 mile length of Dairy Pond Road without having to keep one eye on approaching traffic.Long considered one of our community’s
prettiest neighborhoods, this street has also been viewed as one of the most dangerous for walking.
With its collection of neat, attractive
bungalows and large, executive-style homes and their well-groomed lawns and small horse farms, Dairy Pond has long been appealing
to anyone who loves walking the streets of Norris.
Norris Area Spotlighted in New National Geographic Web Site
Several Norris area tourist attractions
are prominently featured on a new interactive web site recently launched by the National Geographic Society in conjunction with the Southeast Watershed Forum.Described as a Geotourism Mapguide, www.tennesseerivervalleygeotour ism.org, is the culmination of a two-yearcoordinated effort designed to capture
the history and history of the East Tennessee River Valley.
Said to be as a historically significant asset for everyone who visits or lives in the Valley, this venture g seeks
to celebrate the East Tennessee River Valley region as a world-class destination, while contributing to the economic health
of the region by promoting sustainable tourism.
Focusing on a region “Where Rivers and Mountains Meet,” from the Smoky Mountains through Knoxville and
south to Chattanooga and north Georgia, the Mapguide spotlights such Norris area landmarks as Norris Lake, Big Ridge
and Norris Dam State Parks, as well as the Museum of Appalachia and its annual Fall Homecoming. On a more local note, a number
of photographs by well-known photographer Dick Doub are included with several of the articles.
An interesting and unique aspect of the Mapguide is that
individuals can access the site and submit articles and information on local attractions and events that they believe to be
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