Dozens of full-time and part-time workers at Lenoir Memorial Hospital are losing their jobs as officials work to come back from a deficit.
Hospital officials say that 59 workers at the hospital in Kinston lost their jobs, including 39 full-time workers. Several vacant positions have been cut as well.
Officials say Lenoir Memorial Hospital operated on a $2 million deficit in July and August. The hospital has been operating under a deficit for the past two years.