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2 days ago
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Horse owner speaks out after concerns raised over health of animals

A horse owner in Brunswick County is speaking out tonight after comments made on social media brought the treatment of her animals into question.
Brunswick County deputies help the owners of a mini horse try to get in back home safely on April 23, 2016. (Photo: Kevin Wuzzardo/WWAY)
8 months ago
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No horsin’ around: Deputies involved in different kind of chase

Law enforcement's job is to serve and protect. Saturday morning near Leland, a couple of Brunswick County Sheriff's deputies showed that doesn't just apply to people.
Local equine rescue is saving more than just horses
2 years ago
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Local equine rescue is saving more than just horses

The Cape Fear Equine Rescue League is in the business of saving lives. The league has expanded their reach to help more than just horses.
EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Clicks of Confidence
2 years ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Clicks of Confidence

Let's talk extraordinary. Have you ever seen a horse sit on command? You're about to. A most talented lady in Bolivia, one of "Wilmington's Women to Watch in 2014", has some trick ponies up her sleeve, so to speak. Her trick is a click. A click of confidence. She's our Extraordinary Person of the Week.
Bladen horse one of two to die of EEE
2 years ago
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Bladen horse one of two to die of EEE

State health officials are warning owners to vaccinate their horses after two horses in North Carolina, including one in southeastern North Carolina, died recently of Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis, or EEE, within the past two weeks.
Sampson Co. deputies seize 60 animals from farm
2 years ago
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Sampson Co. deputies seize 60 animals from farm

Sampson County authorities have seized 60 animals from a farm following a month-long investigation.
EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Her horses help heal
3 years ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Her horses help heal

Kim Niggel is our Extraordinary Person of the Week, because of her efforts to help all walks of life enjoy some of the simple pleasures of life. She does so with the help of horses and a few other animals.
NC horse farms closing for 2 weeks after 4 deaths
3 years ago
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NC horse farms closing for 2 weeks after 4 deaths

Some horse farms are closing for the public for two weeks after four Raleigh horses contracted a rare virus and had to be euthanized. The horses were at the same Raleigh boarding facility. State officials confirmed last week they had equine herpesvirus-1.
Three horses dead from EEE in Pender County
3 years ago
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Three horses dead from EEE in Pender County

The Pender County Health Department says three horses in the county have died from Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE).
Pender Co. horse dies of EEE
3 years ago
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Pender Co. horse dies of EEE

The Pender County Health Department says a four-year-old miniature stallion has died from Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). It's the third case of EEE reported in North Carolina so far this year and second case reported in our area.