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State Prisons

Warden Brenda Jones

Northeast Correctional Complex
5249 Highway 67 West
P.O. Box 5000
Mountain City, Tennessee 37683-5000
(Johnson County)
(423) 727-7387

*Use P.O. Box 5000 for inmate correspondence.

 

NECX Carter County Annex
188 Old Railroad Grade Road
Caller #1000
Roan Mountain, Tennessee 37687
(Carter County)
(423) 772-3231

*Use Caller #1000 for inmate correspondence.

Warden Gerald McAllister
Biography

Northeast Correctional Complex (NECX) is a time-building institution with a maximum security designation.  The facility also houses inmates of other custody levels.  Three hundred inmates are located at the minimum annex site in Johnson County, and another 180 inmates, who are within ten years of their eligible release date, are housed in Carter County.

NECX offers intensive substance abuse and anger management counseling programs.  Both sites operate extensive community service programs, which provide thousands of hours of skilled and unskilled labor to state and local government, as well as non-profit agencies in East Tennessee.  A recent report shows that NECX work crews saved taxpayers more than $100,000 in the month of July alone.

Northeast Correctional Complex

The institution, in coordination with TRICOR, operates one industry. Shaw Industries, a hardwood flooring company, operates through the private section of the TRICOR Prison Industry Enhancement Certification Program (PIE).

NECX inmates may attend Adult Basic Education classes or one of six vocational programs.  Those who do not have a high school diploma are able to earn a GED certificate. In addition, NECX has mandatory Career Management for Success and Release for Success programs for those nearing release.

NECX is accredited by the American Correctional Association.

Directions

NECX Main, Mountain City:  I-40 East to I-81 North.  Take the Johnson City Exit #57A.  You will then be on I-26.  Take I-26 to Elizabethton Exit #24.  Go through Elizabethton to the 19E Bypass.  Turn right.  Go approximately 7 to 10 miles.  Turn left on Highway 67 (to Mountain City).  Go approximately 30 miles.  The institution is on the right before you get into town.
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CC Annex, Roan Mountain:  I-40 East to I-81 North.  Take the Johnson City Exit #57A.  You will then be on I-26.  Take I-26 to Elizabethton Exit #24.  Go through Elizabethton to the 19E Bypass.  Turn right.  Go approximately 12 miles on U.S. 19E.  Turn left on Old Railroad Grade Road.  There will be a green sign with the name of the institution.  The institution is .5 miles from there.