News Room  - 2018

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TDA unveils 2019 Visitors Guide cover   (12/21/18)
ASHEBORO — A chance photo taken during a media shoot will grace the c... (read more)

Chimpanzee Ruthie Passes Away at 47 at the North Carolina Zoo   (12/14/18)
Asheboro, NC – Ruthie, a chimpanzee who has lived at the North Caroli... (read more)

Heidi Billotto Food | Plate Presentation 101: Tips, Recipes, and a Video   (12/13/18)
Even if you are not an industry pro, you can still score when it comes to the ar... (read more)

Christmas on Sunset 2018, Canceled Due to Weather Forecast   (12/12/18)
Asheboro, NC – Due to the weather forecast calling for rain and thundersto... (read more)

North Carolina Zoo Announces Closure on Sunday, Dec. 9 2018   (12/07/18)
ASHEBORO, NC­­— The North Carolina Zoo will be closed to the publ... (read more)

Where to buy the perfect Christmas tree around Charlotte   (12/03/18)
The holiday season comes with festivities, colorful lights and a lot of decision... (read more)

36 Hours in Randolph County, the Heart of North Carolina   (12/02/18)
Prior to my 36 hours in Randolph County, my knowledge of The Heart of North Caro... (read more)


Rhinoleap Productions presents It’s A Wonderful Life: A Radio Play   (11/28/18)
"This adaptation triumphantly earns its wings." –The New York Times Asheb... (read more)

North Carolina Zoo Has Adopted a Polar Bear in the Wild Public Naming Poll Announced   (11/14/18)
Asheboro, NC –  The North Carolina Zoo is inviting the public to... (read more)

Westmoore Pottery and Mill Creek Forge Present 'Stepping Back in Time: Hearth Cookery and More'   (11/05/18)
Seagrove, NC - On Saturday, November 10, from 9 am to 5 pm, Westmoore Pottery an... (read more)

Military Appreciation Week at the North Carolina Zoo Nov 10 - 16, 2018   (11/01/18)
Asheboro, NC – The North Carolina Zoo is celebrating Veterans Day by ... (read more)


North Carolina Zoo Awarded Multiple Grants for Conservation Projects   (10/24/18)
Asheboro, NC – The North Carolina Zoo is pleased to announce it has b... (read more)

Rhinoleap Productions Production of To Kill A Mockingbird   (10/22/18)
Asheboro, NC – RhinoLeap Productions is a new professional theater company... (read more)

Celebration of Seagrove Potters Exhibition   (10/19/18)
Seagrove, NC - An indoor pottery show featuring authentic Seagrove pottery from ... (read more)

North Carolina Zoo Awarded Top Honors for International Conservation Programs   (10/18/18)
Silver Spring, MD & Asheboro, NC  - Oct. 17, 2018 – The Asso... (read more)

The Art of Community Agriculture Gathering on 11/4   (10/03/18)
STALEY, NC - Just over the Chatham county line into Randolph, a beginning small-... (read more)

Tourism Development Authority Hosts 2nd Annual “Operation Thank You” Event   (10/03/18)
Seagrove, NC - The Heart of NC Visitors Bureau & I-73/74 Visitor Centers &ld... (read more)