Overcrowding could be a smaller problem at the covington county jail.
It's adding a new facility that will hold two cell blocks with 42 beds.
The Covington County Commission voted to contract with a montgomery architectural firm to design it.
Besides providing critical space, Sheriff Dennis Meeks says it will cut down on the interaction between the men and women inmates.
It should be complete next year.
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