The News & Observer announced plans to cut 21 jobs today, citing declines in advertising revenue.

“These reductions affect a number of areas of our operation. Some positions will be eliminated through layoffs, and some departments will have opportunities for employees in certain work groups of two or more to accept a voluntary severance package,” Publisher Orage Quarles III wrote in a company memo, a full copy of which can be found on Poynter.

You can find the N&O’s coverage here, and our previous coverage here.