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Theodis Beck

North Carolina Department of Correction

For Release: IMMEDIATE Contact: Public Affairs Office
Date: August 16, 2004 Phone: (919) 716-3700

Inmates help coastal communities clean up after Charley

Minimum-custody inmates from five state prisons have mobilized to help North Carolina coastal communities clean up after Hurricane Charley.  They are cleaning up downed limbs and debris left behind by the storm and by tornadoes that were reported in some areas.

These inmate community work crews are supervised by correctional officers and assigned work by local governments and other public agencies. They are working in these areas:

Prison Facility

Work locations

Duplin Correctional Center

Leland, Shallotte, Carolina Beach, Fort Fisher Historical Site

New Hanover Correctional Center

Southport, Oak Island, Caswell Beach, Holden Beach

Tyrrell Prison Work Farm

Kitty Hawk

Robeson Correctional Center

Sunset Beach, Ocean Isle, Calabash, Carolina Shores

Carteret Correctional Center

River Bend, Maysville, Jones County (for Dept. of Transportation) and Onslow County (DOT)

For specific locations or more information about inmates working on storm cleanup today, call the DOC Public Affairs office at 919-716-3700.

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Public Information Office     4202 Mail Service Center     Raleigh NC 27699-4202
Phone (919) 716-3700      Fax: (919) 716-3795

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