River North Correctional Center in Grayson will hold a job fair in April. The facility needs officers and support staff.
By Brian Funk, Editor
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 6:00 am (Updated: March 20, 6:00 am)
INDEPENDENCE — Those looking to break into prison are few, but the Virginia Department of Corrections (DOC) is offering just such an opportunity as it gears up to open the long-awaited state prison in Grayson County.
River North Correctional Center is scheduled to open by October, after the Virginia General Assembly last month included nearly $18 million in the state budget to fund it. The medium-security facility was completed in 2010, but has sat dormant since then because there has been no money to operate it until now.
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