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Asheboro, North Carolina is located in Randolph County. Zip codes in Asheboro, NC include 27204, 27203, and 27205. The median home price in Asheboro is $129,900 which is roughly $69/per square foot. More Asheboro information.

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Wednesday | Courier-Tribune

2014 Hard Court Tennis Tournament scheduled

Asheboro Cultural & Recreation Services will host the 2014 Randolph County Hard Court Tennis Tournament on Sept.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Destroy N.C. ivory

Incinerating the 20 pounds of elephant ivory and rhinoceros horns in storage at the N.C. Zoo in Asheboro – and worth $1 million on the black market – seems like a good idea to director David Jones, and to us.

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Thomasville Times

Sen. Burr focuses on skills training

For the first time in five years, U.S. Sen. Richard Burr was at Randolph Community College to brush up on what students currently entering the workforce are learning.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Richmond County Daily Journal

County native returns to start dance studio

Holly Littlefield-Bowers wanted to be a dance teacher since she was a child, and now she'll get to pass on her years of experience to girls in Richmond County.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Cybergrass

Donna Hughes Release Party for 2 New Albums, Video Premiere

Award-winning Singer-Songwriter Donna Hughes will celebrate two new albums, From the Heart and Fly , and the music video premiere for the song, "The Red Oak Tree" on August 23, 2014.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

News Observer

North Carolina Zoo celebrates 40th anniversary

A gorilla familiar to zoo visitors for many years, Ramar, also made his public debut in North Carolina that day.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Burlington Times News

N.C. Zoo turning 40

When Bill Parker was hired as a zookeeper, the N.C. Zoo was an interim facility with one small indoor exhibit building, several outdoor paddocks and a row of small cage exhibits.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

WCNC-TV Charlotte

4 lion cubs born at North Carolina Zoo4 lion cubs born at North...

Check out this story on WCNC.com: http://www.wcnc.com/story/news/local/2014/08/07/nc-lion-cubs/13736355/ ASHEBORO, N.C. - Four lion cubs have been born at the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro and are the facility's first cubs since October 2006, zoo officials told local media outlets this week.

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Business Journal

Triad bank loans expanding as standards ease

Triad-based community banks grew their loan portfolios in the second quarter, with busy acquirers NewBridge and Bank of N.C. seeing the biggest increases.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

WSOCTV

Lion gives birth to 4 cubs at NC Zoo

According to a release on the North Carolina Zoo's website , a lion has given birth to four lion cubs.

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Business Journal

Incentives approved for two companies in Randolph County

The Randolph County Board of Commissioners has approved spending nearly $22,000 in incentives for a pet food start-up and a furniture company that are both planning to open facilities in the county, creating 50 jobs total, according to the Asheboro Courier-Tribune .

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Business Journal

Plans for RV campground near N.C. Zoo approved

Plans for a new campground have been approved by the Randolph County Board of Commissioner for 98 acres near the North Carolina Zoo , according to the Asheboro Courier-Tribune .

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

Courier-Tribune

Article clarifying Worth Street assault necessary

The article clarifying the Worth Street assault issue was so necessary and, again, I applaud your staff for bringing facts to this incident and leaving out all the emotion and speculation.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

John Locke Foundation

Please don't fed the vultures

Seems there's a growing problem of vultures - the bird sort, not the lawyer sort - attacking cars parked at boat ramps.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Business Journal

Car club withdraws request to rent Pilot Mountain; 30 laid off by...

School of the Arts officials are working with health officials after discovering elevated levels of lead in and around a warehouse the university was using.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

John C. Robbins Jr.

Lt. Col. John Clinton Robbins Jr., U.S. Army ret., 82nd Airborne, passed away at his home June 26, 2014, after two years of failing health.

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Business Journal

Mahi's in Greensboro to close; Former Montgomery commissioner Morris...

Mahi's Seafood Restaurant at 4721 Lawndale Drive in Greensboro will close this week, the News & Record reports .

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

WCNC-TV Charlotte

NC Zoo plans to keep 4 gorillas, secure 3 more

NC Zoo plans to keep 4 gorillas, secure 3 more Two months ago, the zoo was ready to send its youngest gorillas and their mothers away to another zoo.

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WRAL.com

Moore County child's wish comes true with new treehouse

Recently, that vision came to life, and Evie, her sisters, her brothers and her friends were all running, climbing, swinging and sliding on the new treehouse.

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The Charlotte Observer

Statesville to host bicycle race Aug. 1

The Statesville Criterium Bike Race will begin 6 p.m. Aug. 1 in downtown Statesville.

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