Tue., May 14, 2013 3:13pm
Chatham County officials are recommending an increase in property taxes for a bigger jail budget. Sheriff Al St. Lawrence says he'd like to...
Thu., December 20, 2012 8:05am
The Fulton County Commission voted 5-2 Wednesday to spend $5 million to replace more than 1,300 faulty locks at the county jail. The issue is one...
Thu., December 6, 2012 7:44am
Fulton County commissioners failed to pass a measure to replace over 1,300 faulty locks on cell doors at a county jail. The locks in the jail are one...
Wed., May 9, 2012 2:30pm
Muscogee County Jail opens separate dorm for veterans. Officials hope the change will help them target former military members for treatment. Help...
Thu., April 5, 2012 10:00am
Glynn County Commission spokeswoman Candice Temple says the agency recently issued a certificate declaring the site ready for commercial and...
Sat., November 12, 2011 6:00am
Should public artwork be hung in a jail? And if so, how much should be spent on it?
Tue., March 22, 2011 1:02pm
Lawyers for six parents have filed a class-action lawsuit against the state. The plaintiffs are in jail and can’t pay child support. The suit...
Wed., March 9, 2011 2:33pm
Savannah's Chatham County has broken ground on a $71 million jail expansion. The project will nearly double the detention center's size to...
Wed., February 17, 2010 1:20pm
Developers want to build a jail themselves, aiming to solve a longstanding
Mon., January 4, 2010 4:07pm
The coastal city wants the state Supreme Court to consider its objections t