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North Carolina Zoo Presents Livestream Ice Carving Challenge Saturday, Feb. 27   (02/24/21)
Asheboro, N.C. – (Feb. 24, 2021)  -  The North Carolina Zoo will... (read more)


Secrets of the Zoo | Ballantyne Magazine   (01/25/21)
Asheboro, NC - As temperatures dip and Ballantynians look for safe, outdoor adve... (read more)

North Carolina Zoo welcomes new polar bear in the hopes of having cubs   (01/25/21)
ASHEBORO, NC — The North Carolina Zoo is welcoming a new polar bear a... (read more)

Payton’s New Place – Male Polar Bear Relocates to North Carolina Zoo with Hopes of Breeding Succ   (01/22/21)
Asheboro, NC – The North Carolina Zoo welcomes its newest resident, a 1,00... (read more)

Heart of North Carolina Visitors Bureau Announces High-Flying Winners of Annual Tourism Awards   (01/21/21)
Asheboro, NC – Two Randolph County, North Carolina business owners and two... (read more)

Pisgah Covered Bridge's History - Lost, Recovered, and Covered   (01/11/21)
Tarheel Traveler host, Scott Mason, visits with Randolph County residents at the... (read more)


Give the Gift of Unique Experiences from the North Carolina Zoo   (11/30/20)
Asheboro, NC - Give the gift of a unique experience this holiday season fro... (read more)

Four Saints Brewing Releases Red Wolf Red IPA   (11/15/20)
ASHEBORO, NC — A new beer release from Four Saints Brewing Company is all ... (read more)

Temporary Pandemic Hours of Operation for Seagrove Potters   (11/06/20)
The Town of Seagrove is “The Handmade Pottery Capital of the United States... (read more)

First-Ever Randolph County NC Trail Guide Now Available   (11/02/20)
The guide provides maps, highlights, and difficulty ratings for 19 trails compri... (read more)