Prison Closing

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

HELENA, Ga. (AP) - A state prison in south Georgia is closing.

The Georgia Department of Corrections has announced it will
shutter the 250-bed Milan State Prison in Helena on Friday.

The inmates will be transferred to other prisons throughout the state.

The 55 workers at the prison will be offered other jobs in the
department.

The state has not announced its plans for the facility, which is
about 160 miles south of Atlanta.


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