Deer
Emerald Isle to hold annual controlled deer hunts
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/31/2013 - 1:08pm.

Emerald Isle will begin annual controlled hunts to deal with the town's growing deer population, rather than holding them just every other year.

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Police, firefighters rescue deer downtown
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 11/04/2013 - 4:16pm.

videoPolice officers and firefighters rescued a deer caught out of its normal surroundings this weekend in downtown Wilmington.

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Deer crashes into Market Street business
Submitted by IE on Fri, 03/08/2013 - 3:35pm.

video A Wilmington business got quite a surprise today when a deer crashed through its front window. Around noon today, employees and customers at the Plant Place on Market Sstreet heard a loud bang followed by the sound of breaking glass and merchandise. The buck stopped halfway in the window but then fled on hoof.

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Bald Head Island finishes deer cull
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 01/11/2013 - 11:51am.

videoBald Head Island has finished a cull of the island's deer population. It's the first step in the village's plan to launch a birth control program for the animals. The cull, which ended this morning, killed a total 20 does and 10 antlerless bucks. The meat will be processed and donated to local food pantries.

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Sunny Point allows bow hunting on Pleasure Island
Submitted by Katie Harden on Fri, 09/07/2012 - 5:18pm.

video Deer hunting season with a bow officially kicks off tomorrow, and some land that was banned earlier may now be open to military hunters in Kure Beach. Residents on Pleasure Island are not happy about the new hunting grounds.

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Emerald Isle fails to block bow hunters
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Tue, 01/31/2012 - 8:41am.

The hunt for roaming deer continues in a North Carolina beach community. A Carteret County judge has refused to order a stop to the work of bow hunters in an Emerald Isle neighborhood at the tip of its barrier island.

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Deer becoming a major problem in Kure Beach
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/23/2008 - 4:04pm.

videoAt some point, you may have had to swerve on the road to avoid hitting a deer, or passed what is left after someone else has hit one. People on Pleasure Island have been dealing with the issue a lot recently.

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