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      Reward in Heather Elvis case increased to $30,000

      The reward for any information regarding missing 20-year-old Heather Elvis has increased to $30,000, according to her father, Terry Elvis.

      Last Friday marked one month since Elvis disappeared.

      Since December 17th, hundreds of volunteers have helped search by boat, horseback, ATV and foot.

      Elvis was last seen at her home on the night of the 17th, her car was found on December 19th at Peachtree Landing in Socastee.

      "I'm tired of the grief and I'm tired of the worry and I'm just so tired of the sleepless nights and watching my family go through it. I don't know how to beg for it any more than I have," explained Terry Elvis, Heather's Father.

      According to an Horry County police report, hours before she disappeared, Heather was admitted to a hospital, something that Terry and Horry County police now confirm is inaccurate.

      "Even I thought by name that it would be her. It didn't make any sense but it was checked out earlier that morning and it was found out that it wasn't the right Heather," Terry said.

      Apparently, the Heather Elvis referred to in the report was a distant cousin with the same name.

      As new leads continue to come out, Terry continues to hope someone will come forward with information that his daughter is safe, so he can wake up from this unbearable nightmare.

      As for whether it gets any easier as the days go on, Terry said this: "In some ways it does. It makes it so that you can hold back the tears in the daytime. At night time you still can't hold them back."

      If you do have information on Heather's whereabouts, you're urged to call the tip line at 843-915-TIPS.