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Former St. Sava Church hall to be demolished

HOBART | A dilapidated structure on property owned by GEO Group is expected to be razed.

September 06, 2014 8:25 pm
GEO Group will work with Hobart to demolish fire-ravaged building

GEO Group will work with Hobart to demolish fire-ravaged building

HOBART | GEO Group, which owns the property where a fire occurred Wednesday at the former St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church Hall, said it's working with the city to demolish the building. Florida-based GEO builds and operates correctional detention facilities around the world.

June 05, 2014 7:04 pm
GEO Group will work with Hobart to demolish fire-ravaged structure

GEO Group will work with Hobart to demolish fire-ravaged structure

A fire Wednesay damaged the old St. Sava Hall on 49th Avenue in Hobart. The property was bought by Florida-based GEO Group in November.

June 05, 2014 3:09 pm
Unsafe condition of old St. Sava Hall challenges firefighters

Unsafe condition of old St. Sava Hall challenges firefighters

HOBART | Firefighters contended with a partial roof collapse and unstable floors while extinguishing a fire Wednesday night at the former St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church Hall.

June 04, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

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GEO Group, facility opposition can't agree on meeting

HOBART | A Chicago-based consulting firm representing the GEO Group wants to meet privately with a member of an organization opposed to efforts to build an immigration detention facility in the city.

May 08, 2014 7:00 pm

Concerned Citizens of Hobart meet over GEO proposal

HOBART | The Concerned Citizens of Hobart will meet Wednesday night at First Unitarian Church, 497 Main St.

May 05, 2014 4:17 pm

Concerned Citizens hold open house on proposed detention facility

HOBART | Community members had a chance to connect with the latest news about an organization’s efforts to prevent development of an immigration detention center in the city during an open house Sunday at the Hobart Arts League.

April 27, 2014 4:30 pm

Conservationist groups want GEO property

HOBART | Three local conservation organizations hope to acquire land currently owned by GEO Group.

April 23, 2014 7:09 pm

GEO Group exec says company still wants to work with Hobart

HOBART | GEO Group, the Florida-based company that operates privately owned immigration detention centers, wants to continue meeting with the Hobart community about the potential opportunities it believes it can offer.

April 14, 2014 6:15 pm Related
Hobart mayor won't back possible immigration detention center

Hobart mayor won't back possible immigration detention center

HOBART | Mayor Brian Snedecor announced Sunday his administration will not support a privately owned immigration detention center in Hobart. 

April 13, 2014 7:30 pm Related
Hobart residents to meet with Visclosky on proposed detention center

Hobart residents to meet with Visclosky on proposed detention center

HOBART | The Concerned Citizens of Hobart will meet with U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, on Monday regarding the possibility of an immigration detention center property once owned by St. Sava Church.

April 06, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Concerned Citizens of Hobart scheduled to meet Sunday

HOBART | The Concerned Citizens of Hobart meets at 3 p.m. Sunday at First Unitarian Church, 497 Main St.

April 03, 2014 11:00 pm

Concerned Citizens of Hobart planning to meet again today

HOBART | The Concerned Citizens of Hobart has scheduled another public meeting regarding the possibility of plans to build an immigration detention center on property once owned by St. Sava Church.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am

Concerned Citizens of Hobart to meet Sunday afternoon

HOBART | The Concerned Citizens of Hobart has scheduled another public meeting regarding the possibility of plans to build an immigration detention center on property once owned by St. Sava Church.

March 06, 2014 12:00 am

Mayor: Hobart 'not even close' to proposal on immigrant detention center

HOBART | Hobart Mayor Brian Snedecor said the city is “not even close” to a formal proposal with a company on a possible plan to build an immigration detention center on property once owned by St. Sava Church.

February 23, 2014 8:15 pm

Second meeting scheduled on possible detention center

HOBART | The Concerned Citizens of Hobart has scheduled another public meeting regarding the possibility of plans to build an immigration detention center on property once owned by St. Sava Church.

February 21, 2014 12:00 am

Community members vow to fight possibility of immigrant detention center

HOBART | Community members packed Augustana Lutheran Church on Sunday for a forum about possible plans to build an immigration detention center on 40 acres of property once owned by St. Sava Church.

February 16, 2014 9:00 pm

Protesters plan to rally against Hobart detention center

HOBART | Protesters will be at the City Council's meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday to oppose any future plans by GEO Group Inc. to build a detention center on the city's west side.

November 20, 2013 12:00 am

GEO Group confirms Hobart land purchase

HOBART | Florida-based GEO Group Inc. purchased the former St. Sava property in Hobart, but there are no immediate plans to build a detention center there, a local attorney said Tuesday.

November 06, 2013 5:22 pm
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