West Central Pre-Release Center has been a part of the Pike County community for decades and the facility may not close as announced by the Department of Corrections in June. Instead, the facility will be used to treat female inmates who require court-appointed substance abuse treatment beginning sometime after the start of the new year.
That is the annual budget, including salaries, that is dispersed primarily in the immediate area. Most of the staff are Pike residents; includes utility payments to city of Zebulon, local propane providers, etc.. Does not include free labor details provided for towns and agencies within the county.
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