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Warden associated with inmate beating transferred

ATLANTA - The warden of Hays State Prison, where inmates claim guards savagely beat them last year while the state's top prison official looked on, was transferred Tuesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/16/met_211421.shtml
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Prison audit reveals well-managed system

...a year after a shakedown at Hays State Prison resulted in nationally publicized...say that nothing happened at Hays State Prison." The audit of the $720 million...were beaten during a sweep of Hays State Prison near Trion last year. Guards...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/06/met_217111.shtml
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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-
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
Failures prompt Georgia prison lawsuit

...cells at the short-staffed, maximum-security Hays State Prison in Trion, only after multiple beatings and murders...The department is confident that any issues at Hays State Prison have been addressed," she said. "We continuously...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-09-06/failures-prompt-georgi
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
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-
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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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-