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Excerpt from Oral History Interview with Darhyl Boone, December 5, 2000. Interview K-0246. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) See Entire Interview >>

Growth is the area's biggest challenge

Boone reveals that he considers growth to be the area's most significant challenge. Rural areas with small populations, which need important services like sewage systems, cannot afford construction and upkeep. As Boone says, "it's hard to operate these things on a small customer base." The community's values make Boone's job as town manager difficult, because he has to put his loyalty to ordinances above his loyalty to his neighbors as he evaluates building applications.

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Oral History Interview with Darhyl Boone, December 5, 2000. Interview K-0246. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) in the Southern Oral History Program Collection, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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