A matchmaker for shy, old, disabled dogs at the SPCA
If you go to the SPCA on a weekend, long-time volunteer Jerry Kroll, 85, will ask you to greet a "Jerry Dog" as the staff now affectionately calls them. He brings hard to adopt dogs out to the lobby to help them perk up and hopefully find a home.
On June 19, 2018 Animal Control officers responded to a call about a 500-pound pig, now named Toby, that had collapsed on the side of I-40. He was later bought at a shelter auction and now lives at Blind Spot Animal Sanctuary in Rougemont, NC.
University of North Carolina archaeologist Jodi Magness and her team discovered “unparalleled” and “revolutionary” mosaics in Israel that uncovered new clues about life in an ancient Galilean Jewish village; many depict biblical scenes.
Dakota Fox, a professional pole dancer, took her pole and a dance routine to the sunflower fields at Dix Park in Raleigh. She posted a video of the routine on her Facebook and Instagram pages Thursday, July 12, 2018.
Brenda Watson is selling fireworks on U.S. 401 near Fuquay-Varina this week to raise money to help pay her son's college tuition. N.C. limits the types of devices sold, but some customers love to light sparklers, smoke bombs and glow worms.
Ryan Walton and Donna Natosi put aside their differences and joined their musical knowledge to win the grand prize in the June 26 episode of "Beat Shazam" a timed "Name That Tune"-style contest on Fox.
Only 28 states in the U.S. have laws against leaving pets in hot cars. Here's where it's illegal, how fast temperatures can climb inside a car and how fast the Humane Society says your dog can have a heat stroke.
Dripping sink sound can be stopped by using dish soap, researchers from Cambridge, England say in a new study. They show how a tiny air bubble makes the characteristic 'plink' sound, and they have a solution.