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Excerpt from Oral History Interview with Stan Hyatt, November 30, 2000. Interview K-0249. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) See Entire Interview >>

Hoping that the I-26 corridor will bring more good than bad to Madison County

Hyatt hopes for balance as I-26 moves forward. He wants the accompanying development to convince young residents to stick around after high school, but he does not want overdevelopment. He wants change but does not want to change too drastically the community ethic. Hyatt's concern—and guarded optimism—echoes that of other Madison County residents who seem willing to accept the change I-26 will bring but hope to insulate certain aspects of community life against it.

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Oral History Interview with Stan Hyatt, November 30, 2000. Interview K-0249. 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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