The Buzz

August 23, 2014

Graying of SC prisons will cost state’s taxpayers

In the past decade, the number of S.C. inmates age 55 and older has more than doubled, according to the S.C. Corrections Department. At the end of June, one in every 11 inmates was 55 or older.

The Buzz

A blog from The State's political team of Cassie Cope, Jamie Self and Andy Shain. Email tips to

Related content


Editor's Choice Videos