North Carolina, like many southern states, is experiencing changes and challenges for the future.
More people are moving to the state, and the native population is growing. In many instances, expanding human numbers cause problems for wildlife with the destruction of natural habitat. And wildlife-vs.-human conflicts certainly occur at times.
Matthew Rummage didnt attend the awards ceremony at Marchs Dixie Deer Classic.
His no-show was unusual category winners dont often miss the trip to Raleigh to receive awards during Sundays final session of the nations oldest deer exposition. And Rummages buck already had been scored and certified as the Classics No. 1 typical-rack bow kill of 2005 in North Carolina.