By DAMON LAWRENCE
Roane County has a long way to go before it reaches capacity at the new jail.
The facility was designed to hold 172 prisoners. Sheriff Jack Stockton said 105 people were incarcerated on Feb. 2. The average population is also running well below 172.
“Normally we’re running between 110 and 118, something like that, pretty steady,” Stockton said.
Commissioner James Harmon scoffed when told about the numbers