Man with Alzheimer's sought

WARRENTON, Ga. -- Authorities are searching for an elderly Warren County man who has Alzheimer’s disease.

More than a dozen volunteer firefighters searched areas in Warren and McDuffie counties Saturday in search of 75-year-old Bill Smith, of Warrenton, according to Warren County Emergency Management Agency Capt. Suzanne Warkentin.

Mr. Smith went missing about 10 a.m. Saturday. He is white, about 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 190 pounds.

He is believed to be driving a 2008 Ford Explorer, maroon and silver in color. The vehicle bears Warren County license plate AJB 9222. He last was seen driving the vehicle east on U.S. Highway 278 toward Thomson.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Warren County Sheriff’s Department at (706) 465-3303.

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