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DeKalb County women's prison closed to save money

...of Corrections says it has moved the almost 800 female inmates who were housed there to two rural prisons - Lee Arrendale State Prison in Alto in Banks County in northeast Georgia and Pulaski State Prison in Hawkinsville in south Georgia.DOC Commissioner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-04-02/dekalb-county-womens-prison-
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Man arrested after great-nephew shot

...persuaded by her brother to take responsibility for the crime. Ms. Norris, now 29, remains incarcerated at the Arrendale State Prison in Alto, Ga., according to the Georgia Department of Corrections Web site. Reach Jenna Martin at 868-1222...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/23/met_545467.shtml
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Woman's parole delays son's trial

...justice department is until his 21st birthday. Coreon's mother, Crystal C. Jackson, is to be released from Arrendale State Prison on Monday. She served four years for theft. Coreon had been living with his grandmother. In January, sheriff's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/26/met_463567.shtml
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...Report says officials plan women's prison ATLANTA - State prison officials are working on a plan to turn the Lee Arrendale State Prison in Alto into a women's prison, according to a report in today's edition of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/19/met_434918.shtml
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...determine how he got pills of the mood-altering drug Elavil, which had not been prescribed for him. Guards at Arrendale State Prison in Alto found him unconscious on the floor of his cell Tuesday morning. "We're now treating it as a suicide...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/02/03/met_304680.shtml
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Drug sting nabs man acquitted in killing

...said Jen Sarginson, a Georgia Department of Corrections spokeswoman. Initially, Mr. Gillom was assigned to Arrendale State Prison, a north Georgia institution for young offenders, where he was admitted Sept. 23, 1994. The amended sentence...

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...of many violent incidents among young inmates. The inmates, who were between 13 and 16, were moved from Lee Arrendale State Prison in Alto after the state Department of Corrections decided to turn the facility into a prison for women. Prisons...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/25/met_35639.shtml
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...while her parents were visiting with Mr. Zamites on Saturday evening, family friends said. The manhunt for Mr. Zamites included the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, the Georgia State Patrol and search dogs from Lee Arrendale State Prison.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/28/met_457227.shtml
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Lawmakers get embroiled in debate on young prisoners

...issue. State Rep. Alan Powell, D-Hartwell, and Sen. Vincent Fort, D-Atlanta, have butted heads over Lee Arrendale State Prison in Habersham County, which houses the state's youngest convicted felons. Fort organized an Aug. 4 public...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/06/met_427738.shtml
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Group wants better conditions for teens in prison

...Ware, a teen sentenced to 10 years in prison for vehicular homicide, soon will join the adult population at Lee Arrendale State Prison in northeast Georgia. It's a process known as "crossing the yard," where the juveniles move across a recreation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/09/met_424769.shtml
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