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Healthy Hinesville 5K early bird rate ends soon
Registration for the 3rd Annual Healthy Hinesville 5K Run/Walk on Oct. 10 is now open. An early bird rate of $20 is being offered until Oct. 1 online at www.cityofhinesville.org/healthyhinesville5K or in person at Hinesville City Hall. Students and groups of 5 or more can also register for $15 per person.
New fireworks law prompts safety reminders
Beginning July 1, the newly amended House Bill 110 will be effective allowing the sale, purchase and use of many fireworks that were previously prohibited in Georgia.
Essay winners become ‘Mayor for a Day’
The City of Hinesville recently hosted its “If I Were Mayor…” essay winners at Hinesville City Hall on June 3 and 9. Each student met in the mayor’s office to discuss city issues and programs.
Hinesville ranks on Hardest Working Cities in America list
According to a recent study by Badcredit.org, Hinesville ranked #14 out of 20 cities that represent the hardest working populations in America.
Hinesville begins road resurfacing project
The City of Hinesville has begun the 2015 Resurfacing Project for city roads. Resurfacing began May 20 and will continue through June 30. Restriping will be complete by July 30.
Hinesville receives letters from future mayors
The City of Hinesville recently partnered with community organizations to celebrate Georgia Cities Week April 19-25. In addition to events for employees and the public, the city hosted a Mayor’s Essay contest for 6th grade students.
Healthy Hinesville 5K to beneift mental health
The City of Hinesville will host its second annual Healthy Hinesville 5K Run/Walk to benefit mental health patients and build awareness of mental health diseases and treatment options Oct. 11 at 8 a.m. in Bradwell Park.
Hinesville wins national innovation award
The City of Hinesville won the Sister Cities International’s 2014 Innovation Award - Economic Development for a city with a population less than 100,000 during the Sister Cities International’s 58th Annual Conference on Aug. 2.
Public response to proposed troop reductions needed
Hinesville Mayor James Thomas, Jr. urges public to respond to Army about proposed troop reductions at Fort Stewart before the Aug. 25 deadline.
HFD informs residents about hydrant regulations
The Hinesville Fire Department has noticed increased obstruction to fire hydrants during its semi-annual fire hydrant testing period and several fire-related incidents. Fire hydrants should be accessible at all times to gain immediate access to firefighters in case of emergency but officials are having issues with residents blocking hydrants.
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 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.
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.
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.
Hinesville Among Best Places for Job Seekers in Georgia
NerdWallet ranked Hinesville as the ninth best place for job seekers in Georgia.
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 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.
HFD firefighters train to respond at any time
Ventilation training exercises conducted May 9 for Hinesville firefighters is just one of the many types of trainings the firefighters must complete.