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Johnston County Sheriff Announces Changes To Staff

Posted January 9, 2006 8:49 a.m. EST

— There is a major shake-up at the Johnston County Sheriff's Office.

Sheriff Steve Bizzell told WRAL that he fired two deputies and reassigned 13 others.

The sheriff reviewed operations and said the employees were not delivering on expectations.

Bizzell said he is running the office like a business, saving taxpayer money where possible and keeping things professional.