Category: People

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…

Walter profile: Jim Hunt

by Mary E. Miller  Jim Hunt is moving. It’s a word that describes what he’s doing, how he operates, why he’s successful, and what he has accomplished for North Carolina and its people. At 75, the four-term governor and one-man…

HEAT: Feeling the Burn in a World of Acronyms

by Charman Driver photograph by Scott Sharpe   The evening before my exercise adventure at heat Studios, I got a membership card in the mail asking me to join the American Association of Retired Persons. Huh? Why on earth, I…

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