Americans with Disabilities Act
nhrmc.jpg
NHRMC denies wrongdoing, settles discrimination suit
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/04/2012 - 3:08pm.

New Hanover Regional Medical Center will pay $146,000 to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit brought by the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) according to a release on the agency's website. The EEOC had charged that the hospital violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by prohibiting applicants and employees from working if they were taking legally prescribed narcotic medications.

Full Story »
bench100.jpg
Southport business takes stand against bench law
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Tue, 08/09/2011 - 7:22pm.

video With the weather as hot as it has been, a seat in the shade is a good spot to be this summer. But if Southport leaders get their way, benches protected from the sun on one of the city's busiest corners could soon be gone.

Full Story »
westernownera100.jpg
FIRST ON 3: Store owner who kicked out service dog apologizes
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Thu, 04/01/2010 - 8:11am.

video It's been two days since we first told you about Robert Bryant, who owns a western wear shop in Castle Hayne. Monday, he kicked out a service dog which helps a 5-year-old girl who has cerebral palsy, because he said he had a strict "no pets" policy.

Full Story »
westernowner100.jpg
ONLY ON 3: Store owner could face jail for kicking out service dog
Submitted by Nadine Maeser on Wed, 03/31/2010 - 9:41am.

video As we first told you last night at 11, a little girl and her mother were kicked out of the Western Wear store in Castle Hayne because they brought a service dog in with them. Today the mother told us she's decided to take legal action.

Full Story »
servicedog100.jpg
ONLY ON 3: Local store kicks out family with service dog
Submitted by Meghan Torjussen on Wed, 03/31/2010 - 9:40am.

video Even after showing the credentials, a Wilmington family was told to leave the Western Shop on Castle Hayne Road for coming inside with a service dog.

Full Story »