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Marion Co. officials look
for funds to build a new jail

From the Sept. 25, 2019 issue of
The Journal

By Richard Harris
   Marion County Superior Court convenes a Grand Jury each year. The members, made up of local residents, are encouraged to inspect their local government operations and make recommendations. For many years in a row the County Jail has been a source of concern.
   In five of the last six years the members of the grand jury recommended that the county build a new jail. The only time in that span that the recommendation was not made was in 2016 – and even then they made a dozen recommendations for issues that ... The rest of the story.