Emerson’s 95 Chevrolet Cavalier was found yesterday, abandoned by the base of Blood Mountain.
Rescue workers searched all day for Meredith Emerson yesterday, but failed to find anything. A Georgia State Patrol helicopter was unfortunately not used due to the high winds and searchers stopped at dark. They plan to continue their search today.
Meredith Emerson’s roommate, Julia Karrenbauer says “She’s an experienced hiker and a blue belt in martial arts. She’s athletic and has a good head on her shoulders. So we’re just hoping for the best.”
A group of about 30 emergency personnel and deputies will be searching a six mile stretch of trails around the southern side of Blairesville today, according to the Union County Fire Department. There have been no signs of foul play. - By Trans World News Release