Search at Mountain Rest

Volunteers and others are searching cold and blustery Mountain Rest area today for a man not seen by his family since last weekend.  The missing man has been identified to 101/7/WGOG NEWS as an Asheville, North Carolina area resident not seen since last weekend.  According to Oconee Emergency Services, family members have been checking places the man frequents and found his truck in the vicinity of the Cherry Hill Campground north of Mountain Rest community.  Search operations started last night, suspended for the evening, and resumed this morning.  The cold and the wind are impacting the operations.