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HPD awarded intoxilyzer grant HPD awarded intoxilyzer grant
The Hinesville Police Department received a grant from the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program to provide funding for a CMI Intoxilyzer 9000 breath alcohol testing instrument.
Hinesville receives 100 letters from future 'mayors' Hinesville receives 100 letters from future 'mayors'
Hinesville Mayor James Thomas received 100 essays from Snelson-Golden Middle School and Lewis Frasier Middle School English classes. Students in Mrs. Jackson, Mrs. Chitty, and Mrs. Cook classes wrote about what they would do “If I Were Mayor…”
June 2014 Media Tip Sheet June 2014 Media Tip Sheet
Hinesville refuels mulching program Hinesville refuels mulching program
The City of Hinesville now provides free mulch to the public as part of its reduce-reuse-recycle efforts. The City offered this service in the past but discontinued for a short time to revamp the process.
Hinesville City Hall Evacuated on May 13 Hinesville City Hall Evacuated on May 13
Hinesville City Hall was evacuated for nearly 20 minutes shortly before 2:30 p.m. today. Officials were notified of possible explosive devices near the building and advised everyone to evacuate.
May 2014 Media Tip Sheet May 2014 Media Tip Sheet
Hinesville hosts GCBM: Talks about ports, transportation, and legislation Hinesville hosts GCBM: Talks about ports, transportation, and legislation
More than 35 former and current African-American mayors from throughout Georgia convened April 4-6 in Hinesville for the Annual Spring Conference of the Georgia Conference of Black Mayors. The purpose of the organization is to provide information, resources, and assistance to small and rural cities which are commonly led by African-American mayors.
HPD, HFD puts a spotlight on safety HPD, HFD puts a spotlight on safety
Hinesville residents can expect to see an increased presence of public safety personnel on the roads this year as the city encourages safety among its citizens. To kick off those efforts, the Hinesville police and fire departments joined forces on Feb. 18 to conduct a point safety check on vehicles. It was the first of a series of checks taking place this year.
Hinesville sets new curbside trash collection guidelines Hinesville sets new curbside trash collection guidelines
On August 1, 2013, Hinesville City Council adopted Ordinance #2013-06 establishing requirements for time and placement of trash receptacles and roll-out containers for curbside collection. The purpose of the ordinance is to provide efficient garbage and solid waste collection and disposal to customers and residents of the City of Hinesville.
Liberty Transit offers free rides on Christmas Eve Liberty Transit offers free rides on Christmas Eve
This year, Liberty Transit will offer free rides on Tuesday, Dec. 24 to allow residents to do last-minute shopping, finish errands, or just enjoy the transit system.
Hinesville Among Best Places for Job Seekers in Georgia Hinesville Among Best Places for Job Seekers in Georgia
NerdWallet ranked Hinesville as the ninth best place for job seekers in Georgia.
Hinesville hosting ICC workshop series Hinesville hosting ICC workshop series
Effective Jan. 1, 2014, the State of Georgia is adopting changes to the 2012 International Code Council codes. In a proactive effort to educate local builders, contractors, developers, and inspectors on upcoming changes to the ICC codes, the Hinesville Department of Inspections will host a series of workshops beginning on Oct. 21.
National Fire Prevention Week National Fire Prevention Week
The Hinesville Fire Department is joining forces with the National Fire Protection Association for Fire Prevention Week on October 6-12 to remind residents to ‘Prevent Kitchen Fires.’
City of Hinesville offering supportive housing assistance to homeless veterans City of Hinesville offering supportive housing assistance to homeless veterans
The Hinesville Homeless Prevention Program and the Savannah Community-Based Outreach Clinic are partnering to offer assistance to homeless veterans. Informational sessions about the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) program will be on Oct. 7 at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. at Hinesville City Hall.
Hinesville designates ADA coordinator Hinesville designates ADA coordinator
In accordance with the terms and conditions of the American with Disabilities Act, the city of Hinesville recently designated an ADA coordinator, Department of Inspections Director Steve Welborn.
Hinesville Public Works hosts open house Hinesville Public Works hosts open house
City of Hinesville Public Works department will host an open house Sept. 6 from 2-4 p.m. The public is invited to tour the new facility, learn about the department’s services, and meet with city officials at its current location, 613 E.G. Miles Parkway.
Hinesville set for first 5K to benefit mental health Hinesville set for first 5K to benefit mental health
The City of Hinesville will host its first 5K Run/Walk to benefit mental health patients and build awareness on Sept. 7 at 8 a.m. in Bradwell Park. The 5K is part of the “Healthy Hinesville” initiative to encourage healthy lifestyles and total wellness for area residents.
Hinesville hosts first male empowerment workshop Hinesville hosts first male empowerment workshop
The “Tied to Success” male empowerment workshop is deliberately designed to deliver engaging and actionable lessons for life, educational and career success – a holistic approach to manhood. It takes place Aug. 24 at 10 a.m. at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center, 2140 E. Oglethorpe Highway.
August 2013 Media Tip Sheet August 2013 Media Tip Sheet
Hinesville residents receive discount on flood insurance, city rated class 7 Hinesville residents receive discount on flood insurance, city rated class 7
After completing the Community Rating System application through the National Flood Insurance Program, Hinesville received a rating of 7 which results in a 5 to 15 percent savings for more than 600 policy holders in Hinesville.
Hinesville preparing residents to fight back Hinesville preparing residents to fight back
The 2013 Community Night Out celebration will be Aug. 2 from 5-9 p.m. at the Liberty Independent Troop Park on Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville at the Liberty County Recreation Department. More than 30 vendors are expected to be onsite.
July 2013 Media Tip Shet July 2013 Media Tip Shet
Local students complete area zombie survival plan Local students complete area zombie survival plan
Recently 20 local students were educated on GIS and are now equipped with knowledge on its uses. Participants in the A+ Educational Services “Gear Tech Day Camp” were able to experience GIS/GPS and robotics for themselves at the Connection Church on June 24 -28.
Liberty Transit supports freedom to move, serve and work Liberty Transit supports freedom to move, serve and work
The City of Hinesville and the Liberty Transit system are examples of the many employers in our nation that support members of the Guard and Reserve. Recently, the entities were recognized for their support by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a Department of Defense agency dedicated to promoting a culture in which employers value the military service of their employees.
Hinesville officials attend Mayors’ Day Conference Hinesville officials attend Mayors’ Day Conference
City of Hinesville Mayor, Council, City Manager, and Assistant City Manager were among nearly 800 Georgia city officials to attend the Georgia Municipal Association’s annual Mayors’ Day Conference in Atlanta on Jan. 26-28.
Jenkins Receives Certificate of Distinction Jenkins Receives Certificate of Distinction
Hinesville Councilman Keith Jenkins received the prestigious Certificate of Distinction from the Georgia Municipal Training Institute at the Georgia Municipal Association’s (GMA) Annual Mayors’ Day Conference in Atlanta on Jan. 27.
January is Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Month in Hinesville January is Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Month in Hinesville
Hinesville Mayor James Thomas, Jr. proclaimed January 2013 as Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Month at a proclamation signing on January 15.
Hinesville businesses show big support for Mayors’ Christmas Motorcade Hinesville businesses show big support for Mayors’ Christmas Motorcade
Representing the City of Hinesville, Mayor James Thomas, Jr. and City of Hinesville staff joined 21 other cities in celebrating with consumers at Georgia Regional Hospital in Savannah, Ga., on Dec. 8.
2012 Chinese Sister City Visit 2012 Chinese Sister City Visit
Hinesville working on mosquito control Hinesville working on mosquito control
In response to current conditions, the City of Hinesville has already begun spraying and treating the area to help reduce the mosquito population.


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