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Grundy County Detention Center Breaks Ground

Posted on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 10:22 am


County and state representatives joined together to break ground for the new Grundy County Detention Center on Wednesday, January 7. The new detention center will be located behind the Grundy County Courthouse in Altamont and is projected to house 98 inmates. The facility will be completed in the spring of 2016. grundycountydetentioncenter1Pictured are (l to r): Grundy County Commissioner Mike Cordell, Commissioner Dennis Jones, Sheriff’s Deputy Phillips Hobbs, Jail Administrator Captain David Lance, State Representative Kevin Dunlap, Grundy County Sheriff Clint Shrum, Grundy County Mayor Mike Brady, Sheriff’s Administrator Linda Crosslin, Chief deputy Tony Bean, County Commission Chairman Daniel Crabtree, Grundy County Trustee Tyler McCullough, and Mayor of Coalmont Preston Miller.