Mon., May 13, 2013 12:00pm
The Chatham County Commission has scheduled a public hearing Monday on its budget for fiscal year 2014. Commissioners are expected to discuss a possible increase in the millage rate, which would result in higher property taxes across the county. One major reason a tax hike may be necessary is a need for extra staff at the county jail.
Thu., June 30, 2011 10:34am
A law enforcement official says the FBI has arrested four people who worked at the Fulton County Jail. The official told The Associated Press the four were arrested Thursday morning at the Atlanta complex. Anonymity was requested because the official was not authorized to speak publicly.
Mon., July 12, 2010 2:17pm
As Georgia faces a federal lawsuit calling for sweeping changes to the state’s mental health system many mentally ill inmates are being held in county jails. That's because Georgia’s psychiatric hospitals don’t have enough room.
Wed., February 17, 2010 2:20pm
Developers want to build a jail themselves, aiming to solve a longstanding
Mon., February 8, 2010 3:33pm
Violence broke out in an Augusta jail after deputies tried to break up an i
Sun., November 29, 2009 9:06pm
County jails across the state are seeing an increase in the number of state