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Lt. Gov. Reeves tours under-construction Jackson County jail

Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves toured the Jackson County jail Thursday. (Photo source: Jackson Co. Sheriff's Dept./Facebook) Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves toured the Jackson County jail Thursday. (Photo source: Jackson Co. Sheriff's Dept./Facebook)
Construction on the new adult detention center is expected to be finished by September. (Photo source: Jackson Co. Sheriff's Dept./Facebook) Construction on the new adult detention center is expected to be finished by September. (Photo source: Jackson Co. Sheriff's Dept./Facebook)
Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves toured the Jackson County jail Thursday. (Photo source: Jackson Co. Sheriff's Dept./Facebook) Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves toured the Jackson County jail Thursday. (Photo source: Jackson Co. Sheriff's Dept./Facebook)
PASCAGOULA, MS (WLOX) - The Jackson County Sheriff's Office and the Board of Supervisors received a visit from Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves Thursday.

Lt. Gov. Reeves and community leaders took a tour of the new Jackson County Adult Detention Center that is currently under construction. The new center is more than a decade in the making, and has a price tag of $27.6 million. Construction work at the jail was delayed by more than 50 days due to weather.

Officials estimate the new ADC will be up and running in September.

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