[cnn-photo-caption image=http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2009/images/06/23/art.mattingly.governor.jpg caption="David Mattingly stands at the end of the driveway to Gov. Sanford's beach house. Nobody is home."]
David Mattingly | BIO
Like most people in South Carolina today I'm looking for the Governor.
His staff says Governor Mark Sanford left the state to go hiking on the Appalachian Trail. State officials say he went alone. No Security, no family.
He didn't even tell his wife where he was going. That was Thursday.
Today I went to the Sanford family's house on Sullivan's Island and knocked on the door. I wanted to know if Mrs. Sanford had heard from her husband.
No surprises here...no one was home except a big happy lab running around in the yard. Heading back to Columbia now where the Governor is supposed to be back at work tomorrow.
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