Guilford County Sheriff’s Office awarded $150,000 to help former inmates

GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. -- Guilford County deputies want to help turn lives around. While it’s their goal to get criminals off our streets they also want to help them once they are released from prison.

To do that, they applied for a $150,000 contract from the N.C. Department of Public Safety.

On Tuesday the sheriff’s office announced it was awarded the money and it will be using it to create a re-entry council -- a network of local organizations, nonprofits, churches, medical personnel...

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