Female Inmates http://tristatesradio.com en Lee County Could Borrow Jail Money http://tristatesradio.com/post/lee-county-could-borrow-jail-money <p>It appears Lee County has come up with a way to pay for a planned expansion of the county jail.</p><p> Wed, 30 Jan 2013 15:36:57 +0000 Jason Parrott 28051 at http://tristatesradio.com Lee County Could Borrow Jail Money Lee County to Expand Jail http://tristatesradio.com/post/lee-county-expand-jail <p>Lee County will add more beds to its jail to account for a growing population.</p><p> Wed, 12 Sep 2012 03:23:50 +0000 Jason Parrott 21431 at http://tristatesradio.com Lee County to Expand Jail Lee Co. Jail Nearing Capacity http://tristatesradio.com/post/lee-co-jail-nearing-capacity <p>Lee County could be forced to expand its jail earlier than anticipated.</p><p>A major expansion and renovation of the Lee County Correctional Center wrapped up in mid-2010.</p><p>The roughly $6-million dollar project pushed the current capacity of the facility to 92 inmates.</p><p>It also improved security and made it easier for correctional officers to oversee more inmates.</p><p>Another aspect of the expansion/renovation put the infrastructure (water, electric) in place to allow the jail to eventually be expanded to hold up to 144 inmates.</p> Wed, 07 Mar 2012 14:40:09 +0000 Jason Parrott 11412 at http://tristatesradio.com Lee Co. Jail Nearing Capacity