KANAWHA COUNTY AUDIT RESULTS TO BE EXAMINED TONIGHT

Next to health care, the most difficult item in the Kanawha County budget is housing prisoners at the South Central Regional Jail...that's according to County Commissioner Dave Hardy.

Hardy says Commissioners will study results of a forensic audit program used by Mercer and Cabell counties at tonight's meeting. And Hardy says they'll consider a proposal that Kanawha County do more and more auditing:

Hardy says right now it costs the county about 50-dollars a day to house a prisoner.