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Committee approves improvements for jail
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The county Jail Oversight Committee met Friday morning to discuss the repair or replacement of several key pieces of equipment. “It’s scary out here when everything is not working right,” said jail administrator Eddie Knowles.Foremost is replacing the 24 batteries in the UPS backup system. According to County Executive Herschel Wells, “What this UPS system does is it operates the locks to the cells, and operates the tower.