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By Roxanne McKnight
Staff Writer

The comfort level at Limestone County’s Juvenile Detention Center is much higher than a few years ago, when cracks in the walls allowed cold air to enter in the winter time and dropped the temperatures to uncomfortably low levels. Exterior insulation was added earlier this year, and the recent cold snap was the first big test of the repairs. Limestone County commissioners heard this positive report at Monday’s commissioners court meeting and also discussed issues at the Fairgrounds.

Juvenile Detention Center Director Brian Swick told the commissioners the installation of insulation around the outer walls of the detention center has solved its problem retaining a comfortable interior temperature.

“The insulation seems to be working; it’s warm out there,” he told the court.

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