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1997 News Releases

12/19/97 State Prison Farm Potatoes Donated to Food Bank
12/15/97 Correction Employees Brighten Holidays For Children
12/10/97 North Carolina returns the last inmates from out-of-state prisons
12/10/97 Probationers prepare Raleigh cemetery for holiday memorial service
11/14/97 North Piedmont Correctional Center for Women to be dedicated
11/5/97 Brame Named Department of Correction Employee of the Year
10/17/97 State Criminal Sentencing Laws Rewarded with Federal Prison Construction Funds
9/29/97 Prison managers conduct classification hearing on Information Highway
9/29/97 The number of state prisoners in work or job training programs exceeds 20,000
9/25/97 New building will provide substance abuse treatment for Pamlico County offenders
9/22/97 Gov. Hunt appoints Correction Secretary Mack Jarvis to Juvenile Crime and Justice Commission
9/15/97 Probation and parole officers join Community Policing Program
9/15/97 More prison work crews and more probation and parole officers 
9/12/97 Prison starts Girl Scout program for inmate mothers and their daugthers
8/25/97 Black Mountain Inmates Repair Home 
8/15/97 Probation Officers in the schools
8/1/97 New Fee Charged To Reduce Bogus Sick Call Claims
7/11/97 Ground broken for Albemarle Correctional Institution
6/16/97 Warren Correctional Institution Dedicated
5/28/97 N.C. Correction Minority Pioneers Present Frank Bright with the Hayes Award
5/22/97 State Government's Oldest Employee Retires at Age 86
5/22/97 Davie Prisoners Build Tool Trailers for Prison Community Work Squads
5/21/97 NC DOC Offers Thanks To Counties For Lease Of Jail Space
5/16/97 SARGE To Help Youthful Offenders Kick Alcohol And Drug Habits
4/28/97 Small Tool Repair Shop Opens at Caswell Correctional Center
4/16/97 Correction Volunteer of the Year
3/28/97 Dan River Prison Dedicated
3/27/97 Witnesses Selected for April 4 Execution
3/14/97 Gov. Jim Hunt Names Fred Aikens Deputy Secretary
2/27/97 End of Federal Court Supervision of NC Prisons Another Sign of Gov. Hunt's Success
2/19/97 Gov. Jim Hunt names new management team at Correction 
2/17/97 Gov. Hunt Wants To Increase Supervision Of Sex Offenders
2/17/97 Gov. Hunt Wants to Put Another 300 Inmates To Work Adding Road Squads
2/17/97 Inmates Pick Up Trash For Princeville
2/14/97 New DOC Dog Sniffing Out Drugs
2/13/97 The Dan River Prison Work Farm
2/13/97 Dan River Prison Work Farm Nearing Completion
1/30/97  The number of out-of-state inmates has been reduced 
1/30/97 Prisoners worked 2 million hours along highways in 1996
1/30/97 More than 900 complete IMPACT boot camp in 1996
1/17/97 Gov. Hunt Names Mack Jarvis Secretary Of Correction
1/17/97 Community Work Squads work 1.4 Million Hours In 1996
1/10/97  Inmates Help To Prepare For Gov. Hunt's Inauguration

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