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Excerpt from Oral History Interview with Jerry Plemmons, November 10, 2000. Interview K-0506. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) See Entire Interview >>

Seeking balance in a time of growth

Plemmons discusses some of the challenges Marshall faces as development and road-building open it to change. Plemmons hopes his community can find balance between fruitful use of the environment and its preservation, between protecting old values and being open to new ones, and between growing economic opportunity and continued community solidarity. Old residents must be open to new ideas and new residents to old ones.

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Oral History Interview with Jerry Plemmons, November 10, 2000. Interview K-0506. 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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