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Don’t try this at home: Wildlife officer weighs in on Florida man catching alligator with a trashcan

A video of a Florida man catching and releasing an alligator using a trashcan is going viral, but local wildlife experts say it's not just dangerous, it's illegal.

‘I felt like something was wrong’: Woman details encounter with rabid fox in Ocean Isle Beach

A fox suspected to be connected to two attacks that occurred earlier this week in the southern end of the county tested positive for rabies.

Brunswick County fox tests positive for rabies after attacking 3 people

Brunswick County Health Services received notification that a local fox tested positive for rabies this week, prompting health officials to remind residents to stay aware and take precautions to protect themselves, their loved ones, and their pets from potentially rabid animals.

NC Wildlife officials offer tips to avoid alligator interactions

This time of year, alligators are moving around a lot in southeastern North Carolina, looking for food and mates after spending the winter in brumation.

Increased wildlife sightings in residential and commercial areas in Wilmington

As the weather gets warmer, state wildlife officials reminding you to be careful when outdoors.

Law enforcement warns of wildlife possibly lurking in floodwaters

The Horry County Police Department came across a slithery creature while recently patrolling flooded neighborhoods.

Authorities: Someone illegally shot Luke Bryan’s red stag

An exotic red stag owned by country music singer Luke Bryan was shot and killed on his private property outside of Nashville last week, Tennessee wildlife officials confirmed.

NC Wildlife Resources Commission buys 6,300 more acres

The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission has purchased an additional 6,310 acres adjacent to its North River Game Land.

Helicopter with saw trims trees from the sky

Pilot Kyle Fortune stands beside his helicopter in a North Carolina field ready to do something most pilots don’t – trim trees along a power line right of way with a 33-foot saw hanging from his helicopter.

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Non-profit groups speak on distribution of hospital sale Endowment funds

On Tuesday, the first of two public listening sessions for the New Hanover Community Endowment was held at the Wilmington Convention Center.

Large multi-use development planned to bring manufacturing & retail space to Wilmington

Exciting news was announced today in Wilmington's 'Soda Pop' district. A new multi-use development is planned for the historic region, promising growth for the long-vacant area.

Netflix and Amazon donate to local non-profit after filming

In Wilmington, Netflix and Amazon made donations to a local non-profit.

Drivers say some traffic lights causing delays on Highway 17 in Leland

Drivers in the Town of Leland are saying some traffic lights are causing headaches.