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Michael F. Easley, Governor           Theodis Beck, Secretary

January 4, 2002
Contact: Keith Acree
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Inmates Help Clean Up After Snow Storm

Inmates from several prisons are helping communities clean up after this week’s snowfall. Here are some of the areas where inmates are working:

Inmate shovels snowGreene County – Inmates from Greene Correctional Center worked Friday shoveling snow and ice from sidewalks in Snow Hill, at the request of town officials.

Lee County – Sanford Correctional Center is providing three inmates around the clock at the Lee County DOT yard where they are helping with maintenance on snow plows.

McDowell County – Inmates from Marion Correctional Institution worked Thursday morning shoveling snow at the Division of Motor Vehicles, the N.C. Highway Patrol station, DOT district maintenance office and DOT resident engineer’s office in Marion.

Montgomery County – Inmates from Southern Correctional Institution worked Friday removing snow at several Montgomery County schools and plan to continue working at more schools Saturday.

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