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Lee County prison incidents concern S.C. senators

...senators wondering whether they need to have Corrections Department officials answer questions about the facility.Inmates...Corrections and Penology Committee.Massey said Corrections Department officials have not told them of any serious problems...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-09-14/lee-county-prison-incidents-c
More women find careers in prison work

...more women every year, and now they account for 42 percent of the state's prison security force. State Corrections Department officials say they can only take so many women because prison rules require officers of the same gender as inmates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/12/31/met_178721.shtml
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Man is executed for killing guard in '97

...found Mr. Brooks' body in the van, which was abandoned along a dirt road several miles from the bank. Corrections Department officials said earlier Friday that Mr. Shuler was served a last meal of a T-bone steak, well done with A-1 Steak...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/06/23/met_133350.shtml
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Inmate on death row since '82 gets hope

...Hayes wrote.The U.S. Supreme Court banned the death penalty for mentally retarded offenders in 2002.Corrections Department officials said Friday they had not yet received the order and did not know when Elmore would be moved from death row...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-02-05/inmate-death-row-82-gets-hope
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Across South Carolina

Charges are expected in prison disturbance COLUMBIA -Corrections Department officials say three inmates likely will be charged in last week's disturbance at Broad River Correctional Institution. Two officers were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/18/met_401461.shtml
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Additional area news

...Two prison inmates dodged gunfire and scaled a fence to escape from the Lieber Correctional Institution, Correction Department officials say. Agency spokeswoman Linda Davis said Saturday that Russell Hanby and William Jenkins, both 35 years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/26/met_234326.shtml
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Across South Carolina

...inmates are in isolation after authorities discovered a tunnel they had dug as part of an escape plan. Corrections Department officials say the inmates dug a 45-foot-long tunnel underneath Lieber Correctional Institution, The Post and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/23/met_545464.shtml
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Killer's motive still a mystery

...really got to get serious about how we deal with these types of offenders," Lloyd said. North Carolina Corrections Department officials were actually looking for Burris when he was shot because he had violated his parole. Page said authorities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/08/met_540204.shtml
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Officials say three inmates likely to be charged in disturbance

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Corrections Department officials say three inmates likely will be charged in this week's disturbance at Broad River Correctional Institution. Two officers were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/19/met_401566.shtml
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Across the area

...robbery, aggravated assault and kidnapping. The van driver and the van were found Tuesday, according to a corrections department official. The driver was unharmed. The homeowner was slightly injured. Shootout in vehicles kills two DECATUR...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/17/met_253616.shtml
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