Author: Photography by Chris Brehmer

Shark Tale

Kara Yopak studies what makes the storied fish tick

Tuned In

Sandra McClammy’s reach extends over radio airwaves and community ties

Women to Watch Finalists – Education Category

  Melinda Anderson currently serves as UNCW’s Director of University College, which provides leadership and direction for supporting first-year students. In her position, she leads the University College’s staff of twenty-five to provide first-year academic advising services, learning communities and curricular programs for all…

Women to Watch Finalists – Public Service Category

This category recognizes women who work in the area’s public service sector – public safety agencies, local and state government, military, etc. Phylisha DellaPia’s office is responsible for the Wilmington Police Department’s operations over evidence and property collected as part…

Women to Watch Finalists – Arts Category

  Janette Hopper has traveled the world, and now that she’s in Wilmington, the Port City has benefited from her artistic contributions. The painter, printmaker, and performance artist moved to Wilmington after she retired. She has a long history of…

Women to Watch Finalists – Business Category

  Ellie Craig is making sure people outside of Wilmington know what’s brewing in the Port City’s growing beer scene. At Front Street Brewery, which has been brewing microbrews since the mid-90s before the current craft beer craze, Craig heads…

Looking Ahead

Museum Curator Heather Yenco’s future plans for showcasing the past

Storm Chasing

NWS meteorologist Sandy LaCorte keeps an eye on Cape Fear’s weather