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Hiring issues impact NC Zoo, with some exhibits closed

At the same time the North Carolina Zoo is seeing a huge increase in visitors compared with last year, it’s struggling to find staff to keep all of its exhibits open.  

North Carolina Zoo mourns loss of 31-year-old ‘amazing, goofy’ grizzly bear, Tommo

The North Carolina Zoo announced Friday, July 9, it is grieving the loss of Tommo, a beloved grizzly bear who lived at the zoo for 26 years.

Arborist dies after falling more than 20 feet from tree during drill at NC Zoo

A worker at the North Carolina Zoo died Thursday morning after sustaining injuries from a "workplace accident."

Cooper seeks $3.9B bond package, 9 percent teacher raises

North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's two-year budget would seek to borrow twice as much as state House Republicans are proposing in their respective proposed construction bond referendums.

‘Ruthie’ the chimp dies at the NC Zoo

A chimpanzee that lived at the North Carolina Zoo for nearly 40 years has died after suffering congestive heart failure for about a year.

NC Zoo wants your help naming newly adopted polar bear

The North Carolina Zoo wants your help naming its newest adopted Wild Polar Bear.

North Carolina Zoo looks for birds that flew the coop

Two birds flew the coop at the North Carolina Zoo, and officials are asking the public's help to find them.

Susi Hamilton named to Cooper’s cabinet

The woman who represents much of Wilmington and northern Brunswick County has a new job in Raleigh.

New polar bear joins NC Zoo

The recent arrival of winter may be tough on some people, but for one new North Carolina resident, it's just about right, and may get him in the mood for love.

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New Hanover soccer completes season sweep of Hoggard

The Wildcats won 2-0 at Scott Braswell Stadium Wednesday. 

CFCC students bring to life ‘Our Place,’ an on-campus student run dining room

Cape Fear Community College offers more than 160 programs of study and some overlap, allowing students to work with their peers in hands-on work environments. 

WPD: 17-year-old injured in shooting

Wilmington Police are investigating a shooting.

Children and the COVID-19 vaccine: parents on vaccines for kids ages 5 to 11

When it comes to vaccines for children, Pfizer is one step down, with several more to go.