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Thomas County EMS Director Tim Coram, Thomas County Sheriff's Office Capt. Steven Jones, assistant county fire chief Bob Duthoy and Thomas County Fire Chief Chris Jones look over potential resources to call upon in searching for Ernest Jones. 

THOMASVILLE — The search for a missing Barwick man ended with authorities locating him safe and sound in an area hospital.

The Thomas County Sheriff’s Office had been looking for Ernest Jones, 62, who had been last seen the first week of October in the Boston area. Jones, a diabetic, needs daily medication. 

Authorities went back and re-covered previous search areas and expanded their search to a greater of area jails and hospitals. Capt. Steve Jones said Jones was found safe in one of those hospitals in the widened search area.

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