Senate Tentatively OKs $22.9B Spending Plan

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By Laura Leslie Raleigh, N.C. — The state Senate voted 34-15 on straight party lines Thursday to give preliminary approval to a $22.9 billion spending plan for 2017-18. A second required vote is scheduled to be held shortly after midnight Friday. Republican Senate leaders who authored the measure say it continues their philosophy of restricted spending and tax cuts to …

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Accounts Receivable Specialst – Job Opening

Title: Accounts Receivable Specialst Company: PowerSecure Description: The Staff Accountant-Accounts Receivable is responsible for providing financial, clerical and administrative services to ensure efficient, timely and accurate… More or Apply Location: Wake Forest, NC

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CFPB Sues Ocwen for Failing Borrowers Throughout Mortgage Servicing Process

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently sued one of the country’s largest nonbank mortgage loan servicers, Ocwen Financial Corporation, and its subsidiaries for failing borrowers at every stage of the mortgage servicing process. The Bureau alleges that Ocwen’s years of widespread errors, shortcuts, and runarounds cost some borrowers money and others their homes. Ocwen allegedly botched basic functions like …

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Lawmakers Override Cooper’s Veto of Hog Farm Nuisance Lawsuit Limits

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By Matthew Burns Raleigh, N.C. — People who live near hog farms and other farming operations in North Carolina can no longer win big damage awards in lawsuits over odors and other problems created by the businesses. The state Senate on Thursday voted 30-18 to complete an override of Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of legislation that caps damage awards in …

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Marketers of ‘NutriMost Ultimate Fat Loss System’ Settle FTC Charges

The marketers of a weight-loss system advertised as using “breakthrough technology” and “personalized supplements” to help consumers permanently lose “20 to 40+ pounds in 40 days” without significantly cutting calories, have agreed to settle a Federal Trade Commission complaint that the claims were deceptive and not supported by scientific evidence. The court order settling the FTC’s charges bars the sellers …

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Accounts Receivable/Payable Clerk – Job Opening

Title: Accounts Receivable/Payable Clerk Company: Sirchie Description: Cover the switchboard for receptionist. The accounts receivable/payable clerk is responsible for a multitude of accounting tasks which includes but is not… More or Apply Location: Youngsville, NC

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Learn About the Cemetery Saturday

Lace up your walking shoes because the annual walking tour of the historic Wake Forest Cemetery is planned for Saturday, May 13, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. It is free, and parents are encouraged to bring their children for a first-hand experience in town history. The special feature of the tou… Click here to read the full Wake Forest …

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To Go – Job Opening

Title: To Go Company: Chili’s Description: Answering phone within 3 rings and assisting Guests with placing their To-Go order. Having knowledge of the menu to explain offerings to Guests…. More or Apply Location: Wake Forest, NC

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Obituaries

Linda Jean Sebastian Fuquay-Varina Linda Jean Sebastian, 76, of Fuquay-Varina died on Monday, May 1, 2017, from complications due to multiple sclerosis. Linda was an elementary school teacher, enriching the lives of students in Mineola, New York and Baldwin, New York for over 30 years. She grad… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story

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