City fighting back with wage increases

When the subject is salaries, the city of Big Spring will never be able to compete with the oil field sector, but that hasn’t stopped officials from trying to be as competitive as they can.During the past 12 months, salaries for city employees have jumped more than 10 percent and will increase even more if the city council approves the proposed FY 2015 budget presented earlier this week.For more of this story, read Friday's edition of the Herald.