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06/18/14 — County won't wait on state for jail

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County won't wait on state for jail

By Steve Herring
Published in News on June 18, 2014 1:46 PM

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Melissa Key

An officer walks toward the Wayne County Jail this morning. County officials are looking at several options for expanding the jail since efforts to obtain a former prison from the state have stalled.

It could be years before Wayne County knows whether the state will give it the shuttered Wayne Correctional Center to use as a jail -- time that the county cannot afford to wait, the county commissioners' Facilities Committee said...

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