CANDLER CO., GA (WTOC) - The Candler County Sheriff's Office is continuing their search for a missing 47-year-old male nursing home patient.
As of 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, a Mattie's Call has been issued statewide for the missing man, William "Billy" Harden.
A Mattie's Call is the adult equivalent of an Amber Alert.
Harden is a white male, 5'8" and about 205 lbs. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a blue and green shirt, and a green ball cap.
Metter Fire is assisting in the search. The Sheriff's Office says that at this point, they are not asking for volunteers, and ask that everyone avoid the area so they can work.
If you see Harden you are asked to contact law enforcement.