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Augusta prison officials seek fix to overcrowding

The stack of green foam mattresses at the Phinizy Road jail fluctuates with the female population. The of two additional female pods at the Phinizy Road jail. The jail, with 140,000 square feet on 50 acres...
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Jail in danger of overcrowding

...of its first anniversary, Augusta's newly built Phinizy Road jail is already nearing capacity. Local law enforcement...shove, the city can build additional pods to the Phinizy Road jail which is less costly than building a whole new jail...
Rants & Raves

...difference? Citizens will pay more either way. RAVE FOR THE Richmond County employee who cuts the grass at the Phinizy Road jail. That man earns his paycheck. WHOEVER THOUGHT of Rants & Raves sure was brilliant. I'm sure glad you have it...
New inmate processing facility to open at Charles B. Webster Detention Center

...project ? inmates were processed at the old jail. The Richmond County Sheriff's Office took new inmates to the Phinizy Road jail twice a day. All inmates were permanently moved out of the jail pods in 2012, leaving only the processing center...
Officers train in Augusta on new breath alcohol testers

...county has used grant money to help purchase three Intoxilyzer 9000s. The department hopes to have them in use by early 2014. They will replace existing machines at the 401 Walton Way booking area, the Phinizy Road jail and in the DUI van.
Crowds in jail cause headaches

...It's like we were years ago before we built the Phinizy Road jail. You had to step over inmates." On Monday, there...were in a space for 340 people. A year later, the Phinizy Road jail opened with 566 additional beds. "But we're back...
Accord OK'd in jail bid lawsuit

...Thursday. McKnight Construction sued Augusta for tossing its bid to build the multimillion-dollar addition at the Phinizy Road jail. The company sought a restraining order to keep the bid from going to RW Allen LLC, whose bid was nearly $2 million...
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Across the area

...lottery tickets from a Jefferson County store, police said Thursday. Gloria D. Gibbons, a receptionist at the Phinizy Road jail, and Ruby Brown Hatcher, an employee of Jones BP in Louisville, each were charged with felony theft by taking...
Metro | T.W. Josey High School
Restraining order extended in construction bid dispute

...misrepresenting the facts about the bids submitted by McKnight Construction and R.W. Allen LLC to build the addition at the Phinizy Road jail. McKnight sued the city and requested the restraining order last month as the city was poised to give the jail expansion...
Restaurant ratings

...86 Richmond County Correctional Institute, main kitchen, 2250 Tobacco Road, June 9, 95 Richmond County Augusta Phinizy Road Jail, 1941 Phinizy Road, June 15, 100 Richmond County jail, 401 Walton Way, June 5, 100 Road Runner Cafe, 2508...
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