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Young leaders experience city government up close
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The 2018-2019 Young Adult Liberty Leaders class participants visit a Hinesville fire station. - photo by Photo provided.

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce 2018-2019 Young Adult Liberty Leaders (YALL) class was hosted by the city of Hinesville. The session to learn about how city government operates was held Oct. 17.

Hinesville Mayor Allen Brown welcomed the class and spent time sharing his duties and responsibilities. The class toured city hall, the police department and the fire department. They had the opportunity to dress in fire prevention gear and work a fire hose. The class met with the fire chief, police chief as well as City Manager Kenneth Howard, who spoke to the class about being an effective leader. 

Young Adult Liberty Leaders is an intense 9-month class, in which class participants meet at least once a month and learn about various functions of the community to include: county government, city government, public health, public education, tourism and economic development.

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