Deer

Local News
9:24 am
Wed January 8, 2014

Piedmont Deer To Be Relocated On Cherokee Reservation

A pair of white-tailed deer grazing from a tree.
Credit Raul654 / Wikimedia.org

Several dozen deer are about to swap the Piedmont for Cherokee reservation lands in western North Carolina.  At the request of the tribe, the state and federal government are helping to relocate the deer to grow that area’s deer population. 

               


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Hunting
10:24 pm
Wed October 30, 2013

Illegal Dumping Of Dead Deer, Dogs On Rise In York County

Credit Courtesy of York County Sheriff's Office

Surveillance cameras are set up along some rural roads in York County, SC, in an effort to stop hunters from dumping skinned deer. Sergeant Broadus Strain says hunters are leaving the deer on the side of roads and in creeks under bridges. He says people are also dumping dog carcasses in the area.

"A lot of people like to get out and walk and keep their community clean, they'll find something like this and it really upsets them, because they really don't want the coyotes and other dogs and stuff to come in, especially around their livestock," Strain says. 

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Local News
9:53 am
Thu October 11, 2012

Why Did The Deer Cross The Road?

The deer can be seen to the right of the lane barrier. CMPD vehicles are blocking traffic beyond the deer.
Gail Gillies

A portion of I-277 was closed Thursday morning by Charlotte Mecklenburg Police when a deer was stranded in the middle of the roadway.