Emergency crews locate two women missing overnight

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UPDATE: The women were just located at a store in White County and were taken back to the Emergency Services Command Post. Initial reports are they may have become lost and slept in a field overnight but both appear to be OK. 

   Around 2:45 a.m. Thursday, Habersham County 911 received a call reporting a person possibly lost on the Chattahoochee River near the White County line on Ga. Highway 115.
   Units responded, along with White County Fire and upon arrival made aware that two women had been on the water earlier possibly rafting and had not returned to their vehicle. Units from Habersham Emergency Service and White County Fire are being assisted by LACI Fire and G.S.P. Aviation Unit at present time, with no sign of the two female or the raft. 
   At daylight, crews have requested the assistance of other Swift Water Teams to assist in entering the water to do a more thorough search by boat and of the shoreline