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Crews begin to raze old Franklin Co. Jail

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The old jail has been vacant since 2008. The old jail has been vacant since 2008.
RUSSELLVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

Demolition crews in Franklin County are busy tearing down the old county jail.

The old Franklin County Jail is located behind the courthouse in Russellville. Officials said the space created by the demolition of the building will be used for parking for the county courthouse, the Russellville Municipal Court and the police department.

The old jail has been vacant since 2008. Demolition is expected to be completed by December.

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