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Mae Catherine Anderson, 62

Mae Catherine “MaeCat” Anderson, 62, of Franklinton, died Friday, Nov. 8, 2013. Anderson is survived by her husband, Perry Lee Anderson Jr., a daughter, Nicole Anderson and two sons, Stacy and Tracy Anderson, all of the home; her mother, Flora Mae Green of Franklinton; three...

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...

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...

Philip F. Cody 75

Philip F. Cody 75, of Wake Forest, passed away peacefully in his home in the early morning on Nov. 8, 2013. He was born in Queens County, New York the son of the late Philip Francis Cody, Sr. and Georgianna Cooper. Philip was a retired federal prosecutor. After more than a year...

Business Briefs

Wake Forest artist in Raleigh exhibition Jean Kolb Grunewald, a seven-year resident of Wake Forest, has pieces of art on display in a premiere exhibit, Art of the Landscape, at Nicole’s Studio & Gallery, 719 N. Person St., Raleigh. The pieces on display are mainly those of...
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Commerce secretary visits Novozymes

FRANKLINTON — N.C. Department of Commerce Secretary Sharon Allred Decker toured Novozymes Nov. 6. Decker visited the Franklinton plant to learn more about Novozymes’ business, see the work first-hand and understand how it potentially positively impacts the state and world. Among...