A gas line accidentally was cut Tuesday afternoon by AD Williams Construction Company workers as they worked on the parking lot behind the Courthouse Annex on Commerce Street.
Here are some of the recent reports made by Hinesville Police officers:
Area authorities spent much of Thursday searching Midway for a wayward bear spotted in the morning near Medway Road and North Coastal Highway by a motorist.
Coastal Georgia residents were unaware when Tropical Storm Bruce hit Hilton Head Island on May 14.
An RV fire on Islands Highway around 9 a.m. Tuesday temporarily shut down the road between Fort Morris and Trade Hill roads.
Here are reports filed with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office:
A mobile-home fire Monday night in Midway displaced a woman and three children.
Waldo Pafford Elementary School was locked down briefly Friday afternoon in Hinesville.
An accident early Friday in Walthourville sent an infant to a burn center in Augusta.
Law-enforcement authorities are searching for a black, four-door, foreign-made sedan that likely has rear-end damage resulting from its involvement Thursday night in an apparent hit-and-run accident in front of Revolutions night club in Hinesville, according to Georgia State Patrol Trooper John Snipe.
The last time Georgia's coast was evacuated for a hurricane was in 1999 and, to put it bluntly, it was a mess.
A 17-year-old Long County High School senior drowned Tuesday in a borrow pit on Louvanda Lane, off Joe Kennedy Road in Long County, according to Long County Emergency Management Agency Director Bob Hesley.
The body of a drowning victim was recovered from a Liberty County borrow pit Thursday evening on Wells Cemetery Road near Gum Branch.
A 29-year-old man may have drowned Thursday afternoon in a pond off Wells Cemetery Road near Gum Branch. At press time, Liberty County first responders were searching the pond for the man's body, and a diving team was en route from Jesup. According to Liberty County Sheriff's Office Detective Brian Barnes, the man reportedly had been swimming with a friend around 4 p.m. when he went under the water and did not resurface. The friend then went to get help. Liberty EMA, the sheriff's office and area fire departments were assisting at the scene.
March 16: Simple battery - A Freedman Grove Road woman told deputies her neighbor grabbed and hit her after their children fought. The woman said her minor daughter was playing outside with the neighbor's minor son. The children argued, and the boy got hurt. The woman told deputies the neighbor came to her house, yelling and cursing for her to come outside.
A Hinesville woman was viciously attacked Wednesday night while sitting at home, according to the Hinesville Police Department.