CC Jail now certified

The Campbell County Jail is now certified by the state for the first time in 30 years, according to Sheriff Robbie Goins. On Thursday, Goins said the jail had passed inspection, which included meeting more than 200 standards and benchmarks set by the Tennessee Corrections Institute. Officials have been working for five years to ease overcrowding and reattain certification,, part of which included expanding the jail. The Campbell County Kail now has an inmate capacity of 322, has 47 full-time employees and operates on a budget of roughly $4 million.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:30 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, and cats Oliver, Bow and Libby.

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