Economic Development Efforts at the Tryon Juvenile Detention Center
As officials across upstate consider economic development strategies, one county is focusing its efforts on a former correctional facility. Fulton County took over the Tryon Juvenile Detention center in 2011. Since then, it has been converted into the county's third industrial park as part of an effort to move away from depending on a single industry. Fulton County Administrative officer Jon Stead explains.