Thu., April 5, 2012 11:00am
Glynn County Commission spokeswoman Candice Temple says the agency recently issued a certificate declaring the site ready for commercial and industrial use and as a detention facility.
Thu., October 6, 2011 12:55pm
New jail policy limits inmate mail to postcards. Authorities say inmates at the Troup County Jail can no longer receive enveloped letters from loved ones.
Thu., May 12, 2011 11:40am
Georgia Republican Saxby Chambliss is among a group of Senators pushing a bill to keep the Guantanamo Bay prison open. The detention facility off the island of Cuba holds terrorism suspects. The Obama Administration has committed to closing Guantanamo and moving high-value detainees to prisons in the U.S.
Tue., March 29, 2011 1:11pm
The Senate has unanimously approved legislation that overhauls the way Georgia treats sex traffickers by imposing higher fines and stiffer sentences while also offering new treatment options to people who could be victims of the sex slave trade.
Wed., March 9, 2011 3:33pm
Savannah's Chatham County has broken ground on a $71 million jail expansion. The project will nearly double the detention center's size to more than 2,000 beds and will take two years to finish. It's one of the largest construction projects in the area and a welcome bit of business for area contractors.
Thu., February 17, 2011 6:56pm
U.S Treasury data shows the IRS shelled out $3.5 million to Georgia inmates who had filed fraudulent 2009 federal returns.
Thu., November 25, 2010 9:12am
Eleven people admitted to insurance fraud and now face up to 10 years in prison. Guilty please were announced yesterday in a Columbus courtroom.
Fri., June 25, 2010 3:49pm
The jobs are expected to have a big impact in the rural Southeast Georgia county.
Thu., December 10, 2009 5:15pm
The United States prison population is still growing, but not as fast as it
Thu., August 27, 2009 4:34pm
County commissioners have voted unanimously to accept up to 80 prisoners fr