Plans taking shape for new detention center

Drawings, other details to be unveiled at Feb. 24 groundbreaking ceremony

Rex Brown/Courtesy The Journal

A 2006 expansion of the Pickens County Detention Center failed to accommodate the growth in the prison’s population, according to Sheriff Rick Clark. A groundbreaking ceremony is planned this month for a new facility, estimated at $25 million.


By Greg Oliver
Courtesy The Journal

CENTRAL — Groundbreaking for a new Pickens County detention center, estimated at $25 million, will take place this month.

“Sometime in February, we will have a groundbreaking ceremony with plans to show what we’re going with,” Clark

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