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Date: Feb. 25, 2010 Phone: 919 -716-3700


New superintendent named at Catawba prison

Tim Kerley

 NEWTON -- Tim Kerley is the new superintendent at Catawba Correctional Center, a prison that houses 230 minimum custody inmates and employees approximately 55 officers and administrative staff members.

 Kerley was previously Catawba Correctional’s assistant superintendent. He had advanced through the ranks in the Division of Prisons, beginning as a correctional officer in 1985 at Iredell Correctional Center.

 Kerley was a 2002 Correctional Officer of the Year.



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