The family of Michael “Paw” Franks is looking for him and he is still considered missing.
Authorities said, "We got several leads on his whereabouts last week, but unfortunately, the sightings were in different places spread out from Rome, Ga. to Marion County, and a few points in between.
The family is offering a $300 reward for information about his whereabouts.
The family believes that he may have been trying to get to Knoxville.
Anyone with information about Mr. Franks’ whereabouts is asked to contact Detective Matt Lowery at 706 278-9085, ext. 133.