Wilma - January 2013

Nominations for YWCA Women of Achievement are open

Nominations are now open for the YWCA Women of Achievement Awards. For the past 28th years, the YWCA has honored outstanding women and young leaders in New Hanover, Brunswick, Pender and Columbus counties. To nominate someone and for more information,…

January Spotlight

The second annual WILMA Expo draws more than 3,500, two local woman launch a mobile fashion boutique, long-time Guardian ad Litem program volunteers are recognized, and the Island Women raise money for beach wheelchairs.

Night Chills

  “Get that thing off of me.” I hear that from my wife once a week (if not more). I bet a lot of you hear it from your wives (or husbands), too. Here’s how it happens: No matter where…

Wave Rider

Nine-year-old Gabriella Viorel – Gabby – surfs and travels with her father to reach other kids her age through surfing.

Learning Through Dance

Contra-Tiempo, a nonprofit hip-hop and Latin music activist dance troupe, dances its way into D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy.

Lunge & Parry

Metal clashes as buzzers ring during fencing classes at St. Mary Catholic School’s Tileston gym.

Sound Waves

JONES SMITH, musician with Phantom Playboys, Possum Creek and the Sunday Jam at Satellite, gives us a peek inside his thoughts.

January Look Book

Start 2013 off on a trendy note with these picks for the latest looks in the New Year

Lady Knievel

Not just anyone would choose a career in which accidents, beatings, falls, and fights make up the daily to-do list. But for Wilmington resident Tina Wanner, it’s a dream job.

Wild Woman

As both a pediatric surgeon for New Hanover Regional Medical Center and a leading member of the nonprofit organization Animal Warriors, Deborah Albert has helped to shape many areas of the Wilmington community.