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3 convicted in fatal 2011 prison stabbing

...and only one guard."Antonio Wiley did not have a chance," Paine said.A member of the Gangsters Disci ples in Hays State Prison in Trion, Ga., put a hit on Wiley because he welshed on a deal to pay for a cellphone battery before he was transferred...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-09-17/3-convicted-fatal-2011
Trial underway in 2013 Augusta State Medical Prison homicide

...jury in her opening statement.Wiley had only been at Augusta State for a few days after he was transferred from Hays State Prison. It was at Hays that Wiley agreed to pay another inmate with prisoners' currency, called Green Dot, for the battery...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-09-15/trial-underway-prison-
Ga. inmate sues prison over rape

TRION, Ga. - A Georgia inmate is suing three prison officials after he says he was raped in December while in Hays State Prison in Trion.The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports that Atlanta-based attorney McNeill Stokes filed an amended...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-31/ga-inmate-sues-prison-over-r
Report details extent of violence in Georgia prisons

...opened without a key.In February 2013, the Cor rections Department finally obtained a contract for new locks at Hays State Prison after four inmates were killed in seven weeks.Although Hays is classified as a close security facility, violent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-05/report-details-extent-
Ga. inmates attack prison guards

...State officials tell The Rome News-Tribune that the officers were assaulted by inmates early Sunday morning at Hays State Prison in Trion.Georgia Department of Corrections spokeswoman Gwendolyn Hogan said both officers received minor injuries...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-01-28/ga-inmates-attack-pris
Interim warden appointed at northwest Ga. prison after inmate deaths

...Commissioner Brian Owens named Rick Jacobs to head Hays State Prison in Trion. Warden Clay Tatum is being reassigned within...strengths and weaknesses are."Today is a new day at Hays State Prison, and we want to take a giant step in the right direction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-02-06/interim-warden-appoint
Gangs, cell phones blamed on rise in homicides in Georgia prisons

...State Prison correctional officer Larry Stell on Oct. 11, 2012. Two guards were attacked by armed prisoners at Hays State Prison last month. They survived.Inmate Nathaniel Reynolds Jr., who was serving a life sentence for a 1998 murder...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-03-24/gangs-cell-phones-blamed-rise-homic
Arrest in 12-year-old Ga. slaying

...helped lead to the arrest of Grantham, a 59-year-old man who is currently serving a 20-year-term at the Hays State Prison in Trion for voluntary manslaughter in the slaying of a Hartwell man.But an arrest in this case isn't the end...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-07-08/arrest-12-year-old-ga-
4 Georgia inmates sue state over alleged beating

...the attacks took place in August 2010 by officers at Hays State Prison in northwest Georgia. It asks a judge to end the...the second time the center's attorneys have sued Hays State Prison officials over allegations that guards assaulted inmates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2011-07-12/4-georgia-inmates-sue-
Inmate protest locks down Georgia prisons

...restricts them from visitation rights, telephone calls and visits to the commissary.The lockdown took place at Hays State Prison in Trion, Macon State Prison in Oglethorpe, Telfair State Prison in Helena and Smith State Prison in Glennville...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-12-13/inmate-protest-locks-down-geo
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