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3:40 am on Thursday February 25, 2010

P&C: Reform prison system to take pressure off early release plans

Much like most every other state program in South Carolina, the Department of Corrections is ailing from a lack of funding and the Legislature is trying to figure out a fix. Talk of reducing costs by simply letting some folks out earlier has emerged...
9:12 am on Wednesday October 21, 2009

Procedures questioned after two inmate deaths

Just days after a legislative audit found no major problems in the operation of South Carolina prisons, a second inmate has been found hanged in less than a week. The Post and Courier has the story.