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Warden: Aging facility, re-entry program, key considerations for new correctional institute
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The Hall County Correctional Institution is a minimum- to medium-security jail, said Warden Walt Davis, “for low-level, nonviolent inmates.” Most are drug offenders, property criminals or probation violators, he said. - photo by NAT GURLEY
The Hall County Correctional Institute occupies a 50-year-old building that has seen better days, Warden Walt Davis said. “We looked at the potential of renovating this facility,” Davis said at the correctional institute Tuesday. “We had county engineers and architects come and look at it, and it was their professional opinion that it could not be cost-efficiently done — the building is too old, and there are too many code violations.”