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for Carolina Country Vol. 11 Issue 10, Oct 1979
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The North Carolina Agricultural Extension Service conducted a study of community leaders in forty rural counties of North Carolina. Led by Dr. Maurice Voland, an extension sociology specialist at North Carolina State University, the study examined the leaders’ degree of flexibility-rigidity and their community orientation. Overall, the leaders tend to be more flexible and more community-oriented than their national counterparts, and they do not fit the stereotypes of being old and poorly educated.
The Qualla Housing Authority is planning to carve and build new brick dwellings for the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians directly within the mountains of Western North Carolina, but various soil conservation problems are associated with such a project. The Soil Conservation Service recommended to use a high-pressure hydroseeder to plant grass, prevent erosion and maintain a foundation.