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Mayor declares Aug. 2 National Night Out
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Pictured (back row, l-r) Master Sgt. Bart Knock Directorate of Emergency Services operations sergeant, Maj. Jesse Pooler, DES deputy director, Sgt. Maj. Max Brown DES sergeant major, Maureen Mobley, city code enforcement officer (front row, l-r) John Blanc, chief of police Fort Stewart/Hunter AAF, Mayor Jim Thomas, Johnetta Reid, patrol captain. - photo by Photo by Alena Parker.
Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas officially made Aug. 2 National Night Out in the city with a proclamation signing July 17.
National Night Out is a joint effort between citizens and the local law enforcement to participate in crime watch and prevention programs.
"It is essential that all citizens of the city of Hinesville, Liberty County, be aware of the importance of crime prevention programs and the impact that their participation can have on reducing crime, drugs and violence in the city of Hinesville, Liberty County," Thomas read.
Maureen Mobley thought it was important to expand the partnership to include Fort Stewart as a collective effort.
"We are very involved in bring all the community together," she said.
The event will be from 5-9 p.m. Aug. 2 in Bradwell Park downtown.

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