Photo By: Shallotte River Swamp Park
3 weeks ago
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Gators find sanctuary at Shallotte River Swamp Park

The Shallotte River Swamp Park offers a number of activities for people and now it's home to three rescued alligators.
File photo of Alligator
2 months ago
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Local expert says to stay away from alligators

As the investigation continues in Florida after a 2-year-old was killed by an alligator Tuesday, we spoke to a local expert about precautions we can take in our area.
(Photo: Sun Sentinel)
3 months ago
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South Florida officers find 2 alligators eating human body

Police in South Florida were called to a gruesome scene: a pair of alligators eating a human body.
Gator crawls up front door of SC home
4 months ago
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Gator crawls up front door of SC home

A Moncks Corner family had an unusual visitor at the front door of their home and a bystander caught the encounter on camera.
Two alligators laying in the sun near a Shallotte lake. Photo By: Alexa Block/WWAY
4 months ago
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Shallotte lakefront property owners concerned about gator population

People who live in a Shallotte community say their alligator population is getting out of control.
Man works to relocate a large alligator in Leland. (Photo: Ray J. Walter, Ph.D.)
4 months ago
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Leland’s ‘Walmart gator’ moved after traffic, food troubles

Many folks in Brunswick County have either seen or heard about the large alligator that called an area in front of a Walmart home.
ALLIGATOR
6 months ago
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Stay of execution: NC decides against alligator hunt

Alligators in North Carolina are getting a reprieve as the state has decided against holding an alligator hunting season this year.
ALLIGATOR
9 months ago
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Elk and alligator hunts proposed for NC

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission staff is proposing first-ever hunting seasons for elk in the mountains and alligators in the coastal plain in 2016. Hunting would be by special permit only.
TREAT
10 months ago
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Critters & candy at Trick or Treat Under the Sea!

Kids of all ages can enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience at the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher for the annual Trick or Treat Under the Sea! The aquarium will be decorated for Halloween and have candy stations throughout and will also feature a look at some not-so-scary animals.
(Photo: The Island Packet, Ed Thompson)
11 months ago
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Rain, fall weather expected to lead to more gator sightings

BEAUFORT, SC (AP) — Recent heavy rains and the arrival of fall weather are expected to mean more alligator sightings in the South Carolina Lowcountry in the coming weeks. Joe Maffo of the Critter Management company tells The Island Packet of Hilton Head that as the cooler weather arrives, alligators are on the move to […]