Blount Co. authorities still searching for missing East Tennessee man

The Blount County Sheriff

Michael Hearon, 51 (Photo Courtesy: Great Smokey Mountains National Park)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The Blount County Sheriff's office is still looking for information from the public about a man who disappeared Aug. 23.

Michael Hearon, 51, went missing near his Happy Valley Home on Bell Branch Road after leaving on an ATV.

Officials suspended the search for Hearon on Friday, but the Sheriff's Office is still investigating and following up on any leads they come across.

If you have any information about Hearon's disappearance, call the Sheriff's Office at 865-273-5001 or their 24-hour crime hotline at 865-273-5200.

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