Category: People

Q&A: Rasslin’s back

with Billy Warden and Greg Behr Before the Panthers and Canes, the giants of North Carolina sports were the spandex-wearing, smack-talking, head-cracking heroes and villains of professional wrestling…make that rasslin’.  Yeah, there were the basketball and football aces of the…

Lekita Essa, more than classic

by Jesma Reynolds photograph by Geoff Wood Founder and owner of personal healthcare provider More Than Nurses in Raleigh, Lekita Essa considers her clients an “extension of her family.” Her busy schedule involves visiting them at home and in the…

Joyce Watkins King

by Amber Nimocks photographs by Lissa Gotwals  The first time you hear Joyce Watkins King laugh, it takes you by surprise. King is a petite woman with a trim waist and pretty smile. But her laugh is the size of…

Q&A with Amy Sedaris

with Billy Warden and Greg Behr Oh sure, it’s easy to love Amy Sedaris…now. Who doesn’t want to cozy up to a movie star (two Shreks and an Elf), bestselling author and cult leader (TV Guide ranked Strangers with Candy,…

A Leader Is… Four college presidents on lessons learned, and taught

photographs by Robert Willett When Walter decided to explore the theme of leadership this month, we knew we had an unusual opportunity. What other city is home to four small independent colleges and universities led by four remarkable women? Dianne…

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