Tabor Correctional Institution Debuts Addition

By Jessie Fetterling
An addition to the recently opened Tabor Correctional Institution in Tabor City was completed earlier this year with inmates moving in this past February. The 252-bed addition brings the facility’s capacity to over 1,700, making it the second largest prison in the state behind Scotland Correctional Institution. Both the Scotland and Tabor prisons were part of a six-prison building effort that ended with the opening of Tabor Correctional in 2008.

Three Prisons Deliver for North Carolina

By Hava Leisner
An innovative delivery method and financing system allowed for three identical 1,000-cell prisons to be built at a time when the North Carolina Department of Correction badly needed beds.