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...Division to lead an investigation into what happened at Lee Cor rectional Institution in Bishopville.Corrections Department spokeswoman Stephanie Givens said an officer was trying to search an inmate when several others attacked the seven...
Drone carrying contraband crashes at Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville, S.C.

...crashed drone in bushes outside the walls of Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville, according to Corrections Department spokeswoman Stephanie Givens. At the site, Givens said that officers also found materials that inmates aren't supposed...
3 hurt in SC prison fight

...Emergency crews were called to Lieber Correctional Institution in Ridgeland around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday.Corrections Department spokeswoman Stephanie Givens said in a statement that the lockdown at the maximum security prison was lifted around...
States seek scarce execution drug overseas

...prisoners to extreme pain in violation of the constitutional ban on cruel and unusual punishment.Georgia Corrections Department spokeswoman Joan Heath said that the state is cooperating with investigators to "make sure we're in regulatory compliance...
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Man claims beating in recapture

...told him I knew that because I was with him when it happened," Ms. Thurmond said. Kristen Stancil, a Corrections department spokeswoman, said Wednesday that the fugitive squad was composed of corrections officers and the Savannah Police Department...
Defendant not where expected

...department before an inmate who has pending charges is released. That didn't happen in this case, and a corrections department spokeswoman did not respond Monday to a request for information about Mr. Roscoe. Columbia County sheriff's Capt...
Glavine ponders next move

...walked out of the Gainesville Correctional Institution about 8:45 a.m. and will not be on probation, Corrections Department spokeswoman Gretl Plessinger said. Last April, Gooden chose to accept prison time instead of an offer of probation...
Across South Carolina

...the practice of sending prisoners with life sentences to local jails where they could act as trusties, Corrections Department spokeswoman Donna Hodges wrote in an e-mail.
CEO praises MCG workers

...Snell, MCG President Daniel W. Rahn and Corrections Commissioner James E. Donald. Scheree Lipscomb, a Corrections Department spokeswoman, said officials are working out "a security protocol to the satisfaction of the college, the hospital...
Idea for regional jail gets mixed reactions

...It becomes an unfunded mandate for counties to care for their prisoners for a period of time too." Corrections department spokeswoman Scheree Lipscomb has said there are no plans to expand the state prison system, although officials have...