Towny is kind of like factions. Where factions is all about PVP, chaos and anarchy. Towny is more about building towns, nations and player cooperation. Although both can do PVP and cooperative building, one is better for PVP and the other is better for building

Actually I think we should prevent people that are free from entering prison. The reason for this is that outsiders can bring items into prison that give them and other prisoners an unfair advantage. And yes I know babymel, you would never do such a thing of course. But as you can see in this other thread a lot of other people have no problem screwing with the server and everybody in it.

Why do you want to go back to prison? Is it because of the players still inside or is it because you still want to use the mines and shops?