PM News Break 11/8/21
By: Ethan Bumgarner
In local news, many Boone residents have voiced concerns about deer overpopulation in the High Country. In emails, petitions and formal addresses to the Boone Town Council over the past several years. The North Carolina Wildlife Resource Commission reported a 9.6 percent increase in harvest zones that includes Watauga and Ashe counties. According to The Watauga Democrat.
In state news, Tanger Outlet Centers will fuel the festive sprit this year as special teams of The Elf on the Shelf Scout Elves descend upon its centers to engage shoppers in a game of holiday hide-and-seek. The exclusive Scavenger Hunts will take place at Tanger Outlets’ U.S. centers nationwide. According to the Watauga Democrat.
In national news, after COVID-19 concerns for the past year and a half prompted the U.S. to close its borders to international travelers. Restrictions are shifting to focus on vaccine status. Beginning Monday, bans on travel from specific countries are over. The U.S. will allow international travelers, but they must be vaccinated. According to The Associated Press.
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