Some inmates at a state prison are continuing a hunger strike to protest a variety of issues. Supporters of the inmates demonstrated outside the department's Forsyth headquarters this week. They are calling on Commissioner Brian Owens to consider the inmates' demands.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating 2 prisons in Tattnall and Macon Counties for possible abuse by guards. GBI Spokesman John Bankhead says the head of the Department of Corrections made the request to the GBI Chief.