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Greenfield Lake sees rise in toxic blue-green algae known to make people and animals sick

A blue-green algae bloom at Greenfield Lake has officials and residents concerned about the safety of people and their pets. 

Crowded animal shelter offers free pets

The Pender County Animal Shelter is offering some pets up for adoption free of charge.

NC group fights against CDC ban on importing dogs

The order is intended to help keep rabies cases out of the U.S. by banning anyone from bringing in dogs from 113 countries classified as high-risk.

Local animal shelter needs your help finding pets their “furever home”

With only 100 cages, the Pender County Animal Shelter is small but mighty. This year, they've had an influx of 130 animals, especially kittens, all at once. Now, they need the community's help.

Cape Fear sees increase in “pandemic pets” returned to animal shelters

Early on in the pandemic, pet adoption rates skyrocketed. Now, across the US and even here in the Cape Fear, pandemic pets are getting returned to shelters weekly.

Police: 7-year-old NC girl dies, mom injured after being attacked by dogs

A 7-year-old girl died Tuesday night after dogs attacked her in Garner.

Restrictions for dogs on the sand in Carolina Beach begins April 1

Starting Thursday, there will be limitations on when you can take your dog on the sand in Carolina Beach.

10 dogs found dead wrapped in trash bags along Robeson County ditch

The Robeson County Sheriff's Office says "Operation Spring Cleaning" took place over the weekend. However, more than just trash was found.

PET PALS: One-year-old Plott hound mix

This week's Pet Pal is a one-year-old Plott Hound mix.

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Comedian Ron White returning to the Wilson Center in January

The Wilson Center at Cape Fear Community College says Ron White returns to Wilmington on January 8, 2022, at 7:30 p.m.

Michael Jordan’s 1984 sneakers sell for nearly $1.5 million

A pair of sneakers worn by NBA superstar Michael Jordan early in his career sold for nearly $1.5 million on Sunday, setting a record price at auction for game-worn footwear, Sotheby's said.

9-foot gator taken away on ‘leash’ after stroll through Sunset Beach neighborhood

Police along the North Carolina coast had to “walk” a large alligator to the pond after the reptile was spotted roaming a neighborhood.

Sheriff: US soldier killed grandfather; great-grandmother

A U.S. Army soldier has been brought back to South Carolina from Germany to face charges he killed his grandfather and great-grandmother 16 months ago.