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The Goldsboro Heritage & Art Garden

Pasha Baker In 2011, after the opening of her second museum, The Francis Oliver Cultural Arts and Goldsboro Welcome Center, Mrs. Francis Oliver started the Goldsboro Heritage & Art Garden in a small corner of the backyard behind the center. Mrs. Oliver noticed that there was a food desert, a lack of fresh fruits and vegetables in the Goldsboro community. ...

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The Legacy of Mr. Joseph N. Crooms and Croom’s Academy

Pasha Baker Mr. Joseph N. Crooms started his local career as a teacher and principal of the 7th Street Elementary School and in 1910, he was transferred to Hopper Academy, both schools were located in the Georgetown Community. Along with his wife, Mrs. Wealthy Crooms, an educator, they both raised money to complete the newly built Hopper Academy, purchased books to ...

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