Help Find Tara Grinstead, Texas EquuSearch Needs Volunteers

Volunteers Needed!

Texas Equusearch is recruiting volunteers for an organized search the weekend of January 21st and 22nd missing Tara Grinstead.

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Search efforts will originate from the Tara Center located at the Senior Center on W. 4th St in Ocilla, GA. Search teams will Tara 12gather at 8am each day.

Please let us know if you can participate by calling 229-468-0667 or by email at


If you plan to be in the area, please come out and help Texas EquuSearch find Tara. They cannot do it without your help. Thank you.


Happy Birthday, Tim Miller of Texas EquuSearch

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We would like to wish Tim Miller a special birthday greetings and a thank him for all his tireless and hard work that he does with Texas Equusearch for the families of missing persons.

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When asked what was Tim Miller’s birthday wish? The only thing Tim wanted was for Tara Grinstead to be found. The day belonged to Tara and its time to bring her home.

As everyone knows, Tim Miller and TES has been in Ocilla, GA this weekend organizing a massive search for Tara Grinstead.

Best wishes, God bless and we all hope that your Birthday wish is granted.

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Beth Twitty Joins Search For Tara Grinstead

“Beth Holloway Twitty, mother of missing teen Natalee Holloway, says she feels a special connection to Tara Grinstead’s family. She like Grinstead has taught public school. The 31 year old’s sister admits being honored by Twitty’s presence.”

Its hard to believe that to compare the two searches for Natalee Holloway and Tara Grinstead. The search for Tara has been going on for seven weeks and the one for Natalee Holloway is almost in its seventh month. The search this weekend in Ocilla, GA and Irwin County was organized by Tim Miller if Texas Equusearch.

The reward for information leading to Grinstead’s whereabouts is now $100,000. Family members are still urging those with information to call the private tip line at 912-386-2564.

The full story from WALB-TV can be read here.

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Beth Twitty To Join Equusearch and Massive Hunt for Missing Georgia Teacher, Tara Grinstead

Beth Twitty will join the many volunteers this weekend to search for the missing Georgia teacher, Tara Grinstead.

Beth Twitty, the grieving mother of missing Alabama teen Natalee Holloway, will join the search this weekend for Tara Grinstead, the 30-year-old school teacher and former beauty queen who vanished more than a month and a half ago after a local pageant.

Beth Twitty approached Tim Miller of Texas Equusearch and asked if she could help volunteer and search for Tara. Tim Miller is putting together a massive search effort where he is looking to get 500 volunteers and search over fifteen mile radius around Ocilla beginning Saturday. Beth Twitty said that she felt an obligation to help others because of the outpouring of help that she has received.

Twitty, who has become an icon to some and a bane to others for her dogged search for her own daughter, told Miller that she felt an obligation to participate in the search for Tara because of the support she has received.

“She said she wanted to be helpful for a couple of reasons,” Miller told Crime Library. “She said, ‘so many people have helped me in Natalee’s case, I want to be able to start helping other people’.”

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Texas Equusearch; Getting Involved with Tara Grinstead and back to Aruba to search for Natalee Holloway

Texas Equusearch and Tim Miller are going to Ocilla, GA to help aid in the search for the missing school teacher, Tara Grinstead. So far all search efforts have failed to produce Tara. According to sources Tim Miller landed in Georgia this morning and will be meeting with the LE.

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Missing teacher, Tara Grinstead, birthday celebrated

Its been over three weeks since Tara Grinstead has been missing. Monday night friends and family spent bittersweet day as it was Tara Grinstead’s 31st birthday.

A tribute Monday night to missing teacher Tara Grinstead on her 31st birthday. It’s been more than three weeks since friends and family last saw Grinstead, but they haven’t given up hope.

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Tara Grinstead Still Missing as the Search for Answers continue and a Community aches

Tara Grinstead Still Missing, Why a community Finds her so Special

The Macon Telegraph article in the Sunday edition, ‘An open wound’: Community desperate to find missing teacher, tells all the reasons why a community loves her so and the reasons for their desperation in finding Tara.

From Tara’s selfless acts of helping others like Kenyatta McDonald when her house burned down and lost everything to the purchasing of student’s prom dresses who could not afford them; Tara Grinstead saw fit that they had them. It is no wonder that this caring school teacher was so adored by so many and why her community cares to deeply in her return.

When Kenyatta McDonald’s house burned down this summer and she lost everything, it was Tara Grinstead who made sure the high school senior had what she needed.

Grinstead bought her things she wanted and things she needed, such as clothes and shoes.

More of the must read on why a community cares so dearly for the missing Tara Grinstead

The search continues for Tara Grinstead as authorities and volunteers continue to search for a popular high school teacher who has been missing for two weeks.

But so far, authorities have found few clues as to what may have happened to Grinstead.

The clothes she wore Saturday night and her cell phone were found at her home. Her car was outside and unlocked, which her sister, Anita Gattis, said was unusual. Her pocketbook and keys were gone, police said.

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Georgians pull together and search for missing teacher, Tara Grinstead

The disappearance of Tara Grinstead has captured the hearts of many in Georgia and nationally. Tara’s disappearance has made national news as family, friends and volunteers search for the missing 30 year old school teacher.

And news of the missing teacher is gaining national and even worldwide attention. Monday, Tara Grinstead’s sister spent the day in Atlanta doing interviews. Volunteers say several national cable news channels have picked up on the story and they’ve even received emails from as far away as Canada.

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Tara Grinstead Search: Family & Friends makes plea on Nancy Grace

NANCY GRACE; October 31, 2005

Tara Grinstead’s sister came on CNN’s Nancy Grace to make a public plea for the where abouts and any clues that people may have in to her disappearance. They do bring a couple of issues to light in that her car door was found unlocked, her keys and purse were missing and her radio clock by her bed on the floor.

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