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Wednesday, June 18th, 2008
Photo by William Kincaid/The Daily Standard

Bids for the construction of the new Mercer County Detention Center will be accepted this week. Because of infla tion, the cost of the jail has increased from $12 million to $13.2 million.

Related online story:
Plans for the new Mercer County Detention Center got a final OK from the Courthouse Committee on Tuesday and the unanimous vote allows bids for its construction to be submitted. [More]
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