Kalvin Humphries, 53

Kalvin Humphries, 53, of Rocky Mount went to be with Jesus Monday morning, Nov. 11, 2013. He was born Sept. 27, 1960. Humphries is survived by his sister, Shirley Campbell of Zebulon; one brother, Brann Humphries of Roxboro, along with numerous loving nieces and nephews, and...

The predictable consequences of Obamacare

— guest editorial from the Carolina Journal More than three years after Obamacare became law, finally we know what’s in it. Sort of. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released the 2014 rates for health insurance policies on the federal exchange in late September,...

Does the cost of living vary by where you live?

You Decide by Dr. Mike Walden Each month the federal government releases new cost-of-living numbers. Technically, the numbers show the change in the cost of living, also known as the inflation rate. Recently, the inflation rate has been rather modest, rising between 1.5 and 2...
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John James Schumitta, III, 71

John James Schumitta, III, 71, of Raleigh, died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 at the VA Medical Center in Durham. He was born in Kearny, N.J., the son of the late Shirley Mae Corbett Schumitta and John James Schumitta, II, and was a veteran of the US Navy. John was a man of many talents....

Deborah May Gill, 58

Deborah May Gill, 58, of Franklinton, died Saturday Nov. 9, 2013 at her residence. She was born in Franklin County, the daughter of the late Ethel Dickerson May and Stanford May. She was preceded in death by a brother, Ernest May. In honor of Deborah’s request, there was a...