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Service dogs helping veterans and others with disabilities live independently

A Wilmington nonprofit is making it easier for people with disabilities to have access to service dogs and live independently.

Canines for Service teaching how to train service dogs

Canines for Service is launching a trainer program to teach people how to train service dogs.

Canines for Service gets help to support Veterans program

Canines for Service of Wilmington gets $25,000 grant investment from the Petco Foundation to support its Canines for Veterans program.

EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: 20 Years of Tailwaggin’

20 years ago a man would pack his bags and move from the west coast to the east coast in hopes of helping train service dogs. 20 years later and a lot of ups and downs in between, our Extraordinary Person of the Week is celebrating a milestone.

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‘”I felt like something was wrong’, woman details encounter with rabid fox in Ocean Isle Beach

A fox suspected to be connected to two attacks that occurred earlier this week in the southern end of the county tested positive for rabies.

Employees respond to Novant Health vaccine mandate

The countdown is now on for employees with Novant Health. Their deadline to get the COVID-19 vaccine is September 15.

Nonprofit assistance grant program

The nonprofit grant program will provide $700,000 in assistance to the nonprofit community in New Hanover County, allocated through grants of no less than $10,000 and up to $50,000 per organization.

AP-NORC poll: Most unvaccinated Americans don’t want shots

Those findings underscore the challenges facing public health officials as soaring infections in some states again threaten to overwhelm hospitals.