UPDATE — The missing persons from Hillsville have been located by the authorities, according to an update from Police Chief Greg Bolen.
"All people missing have been found," Bolen posted on the town police department's Facebook page. "Both kids and the mother were located in the town of Hillsville. "Thank you all for your help and quick response. Thank you as well to Sheriff J.B. Gardner and his staff for the tip that helped locate her."