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Thomas era begins
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New Mayor Jim Thomas escorts his wife, Claudia, from the stage after he was sworn in. - photo by Photo by Joe Parker, Jr.


Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas delivers his inauguration speech.

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Mayor Jim Thomas inaugurated a new era in Hinesville Saturday at his formal swear-in ceremony, pledging "to continue to build on that foundation" established by predecessor Tom Ratcliffe and calling on the citizens to help with the city's unprecedented growth.
To watch Thomas discuss his plans for the city’s future, check out his inauguration speech in the video window.
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