- News Staff
02/10/2023 AM News Break
By Jenna Guzman
In local news, the Boone Docs Film Festival will be returning to Boone. According to the Watauga Democrat, the festival will be held at the Appalachian Theater on February 25th. The festival will be held from 2 to 5 P.M. Twelve documentary shorts have been chosen to play at the festival, which will be “reflecting on and celebrating life in the Appalachian region.” In addition to the film screenings, the event will also include a q&a opportunity with the filmmakers, and the announcement of who won the “Jury’s Choice” and “Audience Choice” awards.
In state news, the nation’s largest consignment is in North Carolina. According to WRAL, The Kids Exchange Consignment sale is the largest kids consignment sale in the nation. They will be at the NC State Fair Grounds today February 10th, and the general public can attend the consignment for free starting at 9 A.M.
In international news, the death toll from the Turkey and Syria earthquake has now surpassed 20,000. According to the New York Times and the Associated Press, the death toll hit 20,000 Thursday. This earthquake’s death toll has surpassed death toll of the 2011 earthquake in Fukushima, Japan, that caused a tsunami, killing more than 18,400 people.
Today’s weather is courtesy of Booneweather.com. Today is a partly to mostly cloudy day with a high of 52 degrees and a low of 32.