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Columbia opens new addition to jail

COLUMBIA, MS (WDAM) - Law enforcement officers, along with city and county officials, gathered in Columbia Thursday afternoon to officially open the new addition to the Marion- Walthall Regional Correctional Facility.

The addition will house 110 male inmates, which will double the capacity of the complex. After the ribbon-cutting, the public was invited to tour the building.

Officials said inmates should begin moving into the facility in a few days.

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