The Corrections Emergency Response Team stands at ease Monday outside the $208 million Bledsoe County Correctional Complex. Inmates will begin occupying the complex in January 2013.
Photo by Tim Barber /Chattanooga Times Free Press .
published Tuesday, December 4th, 2012
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PIKEVILLE, Tenn. -- Bledsoe County's state inmate population will swell in January by more than 1,500 prisoners after Tuesday's opening of a $208 million prison that will bring 425 jobs to the area.