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Illegal immigrants increase in SC prisons

...convictions.The Afghan national is serving a 30-year sentence in Perry Correctional Institution in Pelzer, said corrections spokesman Clark Newsom. His release date is at the end of 2029, and there are no plans to ask federal officials to intervene...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-11-09/illegal-immigrants-increase-
Graniteville sex offender found dead in prison

...was found dead outside his cell in McCormick Correctional Institution on Saturday.South Carolina Department of Corrections spokesman Clark Newsom said Monday evening that Ricky Cooper, 49, who was serving a 20-year sentence for criminal sexual...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2011-11-28/graniteville-sex-offen
Across the area

...Savannah Pre-Release Center on Wire Road in Aiken shortly before midnight Friday, South Carolina Department of Corrections spokesman Josh Gelinas said in a news release. Mr. Frazier will be moved to the maximum-security Broad River Correctional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/13/met_551674.shtml
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Switch to digital TV tough in 'Big House'

...over-the-air broadcast TV. For instance, one prison in Taylorsville has 40 over-the-air TVs, Department of Corrections spokesman Keith Acree said. The agency is trying to determine whether multiple televisions can be hooked up to a single...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/05/met_472021.shtml
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Inmates become prisoners of their own literary success

...their mind," she said. Lantz stands by the program and looks forward to its rebuilding, said Department of Correction spokesman Brian Garnett. "It's back in session and we're moving forward," he said. The stories in the women's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/12/art_415307.shtml
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Officials recall case 'Daniel' became law's namesake

...and is scheduled for release from Goodman Women's Correction Institution in Columbia in April, South Carolina Corrections spokesman Dennis Patterson said. Meanwhile, Aiken's "Baby Doe," a healthy 8-pound, 6-ounce boy, will be placed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/10/met_395951.shtml
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Across Georgia

...Douglas County, was convicted in November 1984 of the rape and murder of an 8-year-old Douglas County child, corrections spokesman Scott Stallings said. His execution is set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, in Jackson. There are 125 inmates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/28/met_330282.shtml
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Pace picks back up on death row

...from a cash register. Mr. Mincey's execution went according to procedures set by the state's Department of Corrections, spokesman Scott Stallings said. It was over within 30 minutes, he said. The corrections staff researched lethal injection...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/05/met_324205.shtml
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Area briefs: Record temperatures in Augusta

...save money. The announcement came after Blackville residents fought the proposal of a prison in their area, but Corrections spokesman John Barkley said the protest did not influence the decision. The housing units will save the state $7 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/14/met_267824.shtml
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Additional area news

...An investigation has been going on for a few weeks, and four other officers already have been arrested, said Corrections spokesman John Barkley. Officials refused to discuss the case. Those arrested are officers Mark Holmes and Harry Jenkins...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/28/met_257484.shtml
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