HINESVILLE — Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal spoke Wednesday for a full 30 minutes about job creation and growing the economy, educating the future workforce, benefits of the Port of expansion project and criminal justice reform during his visit to Liberty County.
Deal and his wife, Sandra Deal, joined local leaders and State Sen. Buddy Carter, R-Pooler, and Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, on stage at Bradwell Institute’s Olvey Field. The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce hosted the event.
Liberty County Board of Education Chairwoman Lily Baker, Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas, Liberty County Commission Chairman Donald Lovette, Fort Stewart Garrison Commander Col. Kevin Gregory and Joseph Martin Elementary School student Elizabeth Rogers greeted the governor and Georgia’s first lady. United Ministerial Alliance President Pastor Richard Hayes offered a prayer before Deal delivered his address.
Read full story in Oct. 26 issue of Bryan County News.