County celebrates jail groundbreaking

From left, Bob Burleson, Keith Nichols, Dale Holt, Angela Berry, Kevin Williams and Tim “Ears” Estes break ground on the new Marion County Jail facility in Hamilton. Not pictured is Commissioner Kenneth Cochran.

By Louis Mellini
Staff writer
HAMILTON — Marion County Sheriff Kevin Williams and the Marion County Commission joined with government officials and leaders in the county to celebrate the groundbreaking of the new Marion County Jail in Hamilton.
The event took place at the future jail site located at the Bedford Industrial park in Hamilton located near Marion County DHR Friday, Nov. 4.
Notable individuals in attendance during the event were State Representative Tracy Estes (R-Winfield), Senator Garlan Gudger, Hamilton Mayor Bob Page, Judges Mark Hammitte and Daryl Burt and Hamilton First Baptist Pastor Jeremy Sorrels.

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