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Goat Herder, Durham City Council Resolve Zoning Issues

Posted December 18, 2003

— Some goats in Durham received some good news. They can continue to graze in the Bull City.

Ricky Pope raises about 50 goats on three acres. Everything was fine until a city zoning officer issued him a citation.

His farm was annexed into the city, but Pope thought he could keep operating his farm.

Pope asked City Council members to rezone his property to a rural designation, and they agreed.

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