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Blind man pleads for return of guide dog stolen from backyard: ‘He’s a good boy’

Kevin Coachman is blind. He said he needs his specially-trained guide dog Lucca to lead an independent life, but Lucca has disappeared and he believes someone stole him.

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.

Niko and Ron, the journey of man’s best friend

His name is Niko and like any other dog, he likes treats, to get his belly rubbed, and he also likes long walks on the beach and fishing.

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.

In photo, Bush’s service dog honors the late president

Former President George H.W. Bush's service dog has honored his master with his own tribute in front of the late leader's flag-draped casket.

6-year-old spends first Christmas with service dog

We have a holiday update to a story we have been following for months. A little six year girl old who lives with juvenile arthritis had her first Christmas with her service dog.

Pender County girl to shine during Christmas light show

A Pender County Christmas light show is adding a special addition this year.

Program pairing service dog with sexual assault victims on hold

A program that paired the youngest victims of sexual assaults with a service dog from the Columbus County District Attorney's Office is now on hold.

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Wilmington start-up gets $276K research grant for device to help recovering opioid users

A Wilmington-based start up company has joined the fight against opioid addiction, and celebrated one of its first milestones Thursday.

Local seniors to be featured in Wilmington ’60 strong’ Calendar

In a partnership with Wilmington Health, 12 seniors from across the area have been chosen to appear as pin ups in the 2021 Wilmington 60 Strong Calendar. 

Local protesters march for ‘justice’ and ‘change’ after ruling in Breonna Taylor’s death

There were protests in Louisville and across the country overnight following the ruling in the death of Breonna Taylor. A protest is happening in downtown Wilmington.

Trump promoting health care ‘vision’ in swing state NC

President Donald Trump is laying out his health care agenda Thursday amid a global pandemic and growing uncertainty about the future of the Affordable Care Act, the Obama-era law he vowed to replace with a much better plan, but never did.