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For Ludowici police officer Sgt. Salvatore Genualdi, Monday started out like many days throughout his 10-year history as a law enforcement officer - mundane.
Former Flash Foods assistant manager Curtis Shryer, 25, of Ludowici bears a sign of conviction Wednesday while walking in front of the business. Curtis reportedly chose carrying the sign for 16 non-consecutive hours in lieu of paying a $250 fine after he was found guilty of shoplifting $10 worth of items from the store. Municipal Court Judge Larry Fowler Sr. presided over the case.
LifeStar flew a woman to a Savannah hospital for injuries sustained in a wreck Tuesday on Highway 196 in Gum Branch.
According to the National Safety Council, about one in eight drivers will be in a wreck this year.
National Night Out, sponsored by the Hinesville Police Department, is planned for 4 p.m. Aug. 4 at Bradwell Park. Activities will include a dunking booth, fish and wildlife exhibits, kiddie rides and more. For more information, call Michael Trombley at 368-8211.
A Georgia Emergency Management Agency had an incident command system/emergency operations center interface course at Liberty-Hinesville Emergency Management Agency on June 23.
MIAMI ‑ About one in three people living in Southern coastal areas said they would ignore hurricane evacuation orders if a storm threatened their community, up from about one in four last year, according to a new poll.
National Night Out, sponsored by the Hinesville Police Department, is planned for 4 p.m. Aug. 4 at Bradwell Park. Activities will include a dunking booth, fish and wildlife exhibits, kiddie train rides and more. For more information, call Michael Trombley at 368-8211.
Nov. 27: Damage to vehicle - A motorist said he was driving his Ford pickup in the area of Highways 196 and 25 in Fleming when a chair flew out of the bed of the gold Chevy pickup in front of him and hit his truck. The driver of the vehicle that had been carrying the chair did not stop when the cargo flew out. The complainant was provided a case number and briefed on additional procedures.
Two men accused of murders that happened two years ago this month made their first appearance in Long County Superior Court on Friday morning.
Nov. 25: Theft by taking, misdemeanor - A deputy was dispatched to the scene of a reported theft at Oak Creek and Little Oak roads. A man claimed someone had stolen his deer stand, which had been attached to a tree on the hunting land he owns. The man said he had been having problems with neighbors trespassing on his property. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources was made aware of the situation.
Two men accused of murders that happened two years ago this month made their first appearance in Long County Superior Court Friday morning.
Long County Sheriff's Office Deputy Bruce Green recently was contacted by a man who had a chainsaw he believed was stolen, according to LCSO Lt. Tom Sollosi. The man said he received the saw from an Allenhurst resident, so Green followed up.
An excavator used to build a burn pit and clear land caught fire Wednesday afternoon at a Hinesville subdivision.
Heavy usage caused two transformers in the vicinity of downtown Hinesville to blow out Thursday afternoon just after 3 p.m., according to Liberty Emergency Management Agency Executive Director Mike Hodges. Many residents in the area are without power, but Georgia Power crews are currently rerouting power to different transformers. They expect to have the situation remedied in 30-60 minutes.
A fire broke out on an excavator in Hinesville Wednesday afternoon a few minutes ago. It is near Olmstead and Barrington Drive. Patty Leon is in the area and we'll have more about it as it develops.
Nov. 5: Auto theft - A South Main Street woman told police she last saw her vehicle this past March in the care of her estranged husband. When she contacted him to retrieve the vehicle, he told her he left it in an apartment-complex parking lot before he moved to Maryland. When she went to get the vehicle, she could not find it. Detectives discovered the vehicle had been sold and then crushed.
Two accused members of the anti-government militia group Forever Enduring Always Ready will be in Long County Superior Court this week. The men are believed to have fired the shots that killed Michael Roark, 19, and Tiffany York, 17, in December 2011 at Lake Morgan in Long County.
Military authorities are investigating the death of a 22-year-old soldier at Holbrook Pond on Fort Stewart. The man's body was found Saturday night at the campsite, which is used by military personnel and retirees. The site is roughly
Nov. 7: Disorderly conduct - A Highway 196 convenience store clerk told deputies a Ludowici woman came into the store where she works and began to yell at her. The woman threatened to "beat her a__" and took a swing at her, the clerk said. The clerk told deputies the woman accused her of sleeping with her ex-husband. The store owner and another man who was inside the story grabbed the woman to keep her from hitting the clerk.
Between Jan. 1-Nov. 21, Hinesville had 1,049 traffic accidents that resulted in 310 injuries and three fatalities, Hinesville Police Cpl. Les Patton said.
Authorities are investigating what appears to be a murder-suicide Monday morning in Richmond Hill.
Nov. 1: Suspicious acts - An officer conducting a foot patrol along Gen. Screven Way was flagged down by a citizen who found a shell casing in the parking lot of Stewart Way Apartments. The woman said she called police earlier that day after hearing gunshots and witnessing a group of people arguing in the parking lot of the apartment complex.