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Wilmington service dog certified in ‘red vest’ ceremony

A service dog named Trent became certified with paws4people, a nonprofit organization designed to give people with physical, mental and emotional disabilities assistance through canine companionship.

Florida police: Officer killed service dog that bit at him

Authorities say a Florida police officer fatally shot a service dog while responding to a man suffering from a seizure.

In ‘lawless’ world of service dogs, many families suffer

All the counseling, therapy and medication did little to ease 9-year-old Sobie Cummings' crippling anxiety and feelings of isolation. And so a psychiatrist suggested that a service dog might help the autistic child connect with other kids.

Service dog vs. emotional support dog: Incident leaves one dog injured, another labeled dangerous

How many times have you been in a store or a restaurant and seen a dog inside? Some, of course, may be legitimate service dogs.

Service dog honors fallen New Hanover Firefighter

Terri Smith and William Heath are two people who now share one connection a golden retriever.

Legislator aims to tighten laws on flying with service animals

North Carolina Senator Richard Burr introduced legislation earlier this year that he says will protect the ability of people with disabilities travelling with trained service animals.

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AMC Theatres celebrate cinema week with all you can eat popcorn

In celebration of Cinema Week, AMC is firing up its popcorn machines and inviting guests to arrive hungry, as moviegoers can enjoy “All You Can Eat” popcorn with the purchase of any size popcorn beginning today. 

Brunswick County Health Services to hold COVID-19 vaccination clinic at WWAY Event Center

Brunswick County Health Services will be hosting several pop-up vaccination clinics this week including one at the WWAY Event Center in Leland. Appointments are not required for these special clinics.