Zahner Hansen Construction Group Formed

Rick Zahner and Hans Hansen announced details on their newly-formed company, Zahner Hansen Construction Group.

Judges OK Prison Operator Suit

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that a Nashville woman can sue private prison operator Corrections Corporation of America for allegedly leaving her mentally ill grandson in solitary confinement for months without bathing him or cleaning his cell.

ACA Accredits Nashville Sheriff’s Office

The American Correctional Association recently recommended the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office for full accreditation.

Tenn. To Release Inmates Early To Save Money

State lawmakers plan to release more than 2,000 prison inmates two months early to save $5.7 million over the next year.

Patrick Turner

Industry veteran Patrick Turner has joined PHS Correctional Healthcare as Director of Business Development. He will be managing business efforts in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, California, Utah, Oklahoma and Colorado.

Overcrowding Issues Lead to Tennessee Inmate Transfer

Female inmates in the Stewart County Jail in Dover, Tenn., are now being housed in another facility in nearby Henry County due to the jail losing its certification from the state.

Southern Health Announces Promotions

Tennessee-based Southern Health Partners promoted several members of its management team to senior company positions.

CCA Halts Construction of 2,040-bed Tennessee Facility

Corrections Corporation of America announced the suspension of work on the new $143 million correctional facility in Trousdale County that would have created more than 2,000 new beds.