Funding Cuts Result in Robeson County Prison Closure

Robeson County has faced several issues recently with the closure of the Robeson County Correctional Center (RCCC) on Aug. 1. The jail, one of five to be closed in N.C., was shut down to help the state save money. The prison closures stem from Gov. Pat McCrory’s budget of $20.6 billion for the state.

N.C. Budget Proposal Includes Closing Five State Prisons

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory recently put forth his proposed state budget for the 2013-2014 fiscal year, which includes closing five state prisons.