Legals
March 8, 2012 Issue

ADEBTORS AND CREDITORS NOTICE STATE OF GEORGIA COUNTY OF JEFFERSON

All persons having claims against VERA C. RACHELS and her estate, are required to present the same to the undersigned, properly itemized and proven, within the time required by Law. And all persons indebted to said deceased, or her estate, are requested to make immediate payment to the undersigned.

This 9th day of February, 2012. ALAN L. RACHELS, Executor

Attorney:
John R. Murphy III
Address:
Post Office Box 31
Louisville, Georgia 30434
(478) 625-7281
Estate of:
VERA C. RACHELS
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DEBTORS AND CREDITORS NOTICE STATE OF GEORGIA COUNTY OF JEFFERSON All persons having claims against HULDA E. GOOSSEN and her estate, are required to present the same to the undersigned, properly itemized and proven, within the time required by Law. And all persons indebted to said deceased, or her estate, are requested to make immediate payment to the undersigned. This 16th day of February, 2012. RANDAL D. GOOSSEN, Executor Attorney: John R. Murphy III Address: Post Office Box 31 Louisville, Georgia 30434 (478) 625-7281 Estate of: HULDA E. GOOSSEN 15486133 89w 2/23/4c


DEBTORS AND CREDITORS NOTICE STATE OF GEORGIA COUNTY OF JEFFERSON All persons having claims against EMILY P. WATSON and her estate, are required to present the same to the undersigned, properly itemized and proven, within the time required by Law. And all persons indebted to said deceased, or her estate, are requested to make immediate payment to the undersigned. This 14th day of February, 2012. JOHN T. WATSON, III, Executor Attorney: John R. Murphy III Address: Post Office Box 31 Louisville, Georgia 30434 (478) 625-7281 Estate of: EMILY P. WATSON 15486131 90w 2/23/4c


DEBTORS & CREDITORS NOTICE All creditors of the Estate of Thomas Pope Kent, deceased, late of Glascock County, Georgia, are hereby required to render in their claims or demands to the undersigned according to law, and all persons indebted to said Estate are required to make immediate payment to the undersigned. This the 20th day of Feb., 2012. William Charles Kent & Nancy M. Kent P.O. Box 35 Gibson, GA 30810 15483665 71w 3/1/4p


IN THE PROBATE COURT OF JEFFERSON COUNTY STATE OF GEORGIA IN RE: ESTATE OF WARREN D. HARKLEY NOTICE Walter Harkley has petitioned to be appointed Administrator of the Estate of Warren D. Harkley, deceased, of said County. The petitioner has also applied for waiver of bond and/or grant of certain powers contained in OCGA § 53-12-261. All interested parties are hereby notified to show cause why said petition should not be granted. All objections to the petition must be in writing, setting forth the grounds of any such objections, and must be filed with the court on or before March 20, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. All pleadings/objections must be signed before a notary public or before a probate court clerk, and filing fees must be tendered with your pleadings/objections, unless you qualify to file as an indigent party. Contact probate court personnel at the following address/telephone number for the required amount of filing fees. If any objections are filed, a hearing will be scheduled at a later date. If no objections are filed, the petition may be granted without a hearing. This 14th day of February, 2012. s/ ASHOLYN POWELL LAMPP JUDGE, JEFFERSON COUNTY PROBATE COURT John R. Murphy III Attorney for Estate Post Office Box 31 Louisville, Georgia 30434 (478) 625-7281 15486136 212w 2/23/4c


NOTICE GEORGIA JEFFERSON COUNTY PROBATE COURT TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: JAMES THOMAS DIXON has petitioned to be appointed Administrator of the estate of WILLIE ALBERT DIXON, deceased, of said County. (The petitioner has also applied for waiver of bond and/or grant of certain powers contained in OCGA §53-12-261.) All interested parties are hereby notified to show cause why said petition should not be granted. All objections to the petition must be in writing, setting forth the grounds of any such objections, and must be filed with the court on or before 10:00 a.m. March 19, 2012. All pleadings/objections must be signed before a notary public or before a Probate Court clerk, and filing fees must be tendered with your pleadings/objections, unless you qualify to file as an indigent party. Contact Probate Court personnel at the following address/telephone number for the required amount of filing fees. If any objections are filed, a hearing will be scheduled at a later date. If no objections are filed, the petition may be granted without a hearing. Asholyn Powell Lampp PROBATE JUDGE OF JEFFERSON COUNTY 202 East Broad Street Louisville, GA 30434 (478)625-3258 15486119 188w 2/23/4p


NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE STATE OF GEORGIA COUNTY OF JEFFERSON WHEREAS, heretofore on February 1, 2006, WALTER HUDSON did deliver to THE NEW MORTGAGE CORPORATION, a Deed to Secure Debt conveying the land described in Schedule "A" below; And, WHEREAS, said Deed to Secure Debt was executed to secure a Note of even date therewith between WALTER HUDSON to SUSAN S. STEVENS in the original amount of $23,296.00, including any renewals thereof which was or would be evidenced by a Note or Notes, which is shown by said Deed to Secure Debt recorded in the Office of Clerk, Jefferson County Superior Court, in Deed Book 424, Page 182-183, Jefferson County Clerk, Superior Court and then assigned to The New Mortgage Corporation and recorded in Deed Book 451, Page 326, of the Jefferson County Clerk, Superior Court; And, WHEREAS, said Note was due and payable in monthly installments which are past due and THE NEW MORTGAGE CORPORATION, has elected to accelerate payment of said Note; And, WHEREAS, notice has been given as required by O.C.G.A. 44-14-162 through 44-14-163.4 (MICHIE 1982). NOW THEREFORE, according to the original terms of said Deed to Secure Debt and the laws in such cases made and provided, the undersigned will expose for sale to the highest and best bidder for cash, the property described in said Deed to Secure Debt from WALTER HUDSON to THE NEW MORTGAGE CORPORATION, after proper advertisement, on the first Tuesday in April, 2012, to-wit: April 3, 2012, between the legal hours of sale before the courthouse door in Louisville, Jefferson County, Georgia. Said sale will be subject to any outstanding prior Deeds to Secure Debt, Ad Valorem taxes, and the purchaser will be responsible for any Georgia Real Estate Transfer Tax. Proceeds from said sale will be used first, to pay the cost and expense of said sale; second, to pay the balance on the indebtedness mentioned above due by WALTER HUDSON, and third, to pay the surplus, if any, to the person or persons legally entitled thereto. This 15th day of February, 2012. By William H. McWhorter, Jr. Attorney for THE NEW MORTGAGE CORPORATION SHEPHERD, GARY & McWHORTER, LLC Attorneys at Law P.O. Drawer 99 Swainsboro, Georgia 30401 (478) 237-7551 Exhibit "A" All that tract or parcel of land together with improvements, lying and being in the City of Louisville, GA, 82nd G.M. District of Jefferson County, Georgia, containing 0.33 acre, more or less, and being as appears on plat of survey by Billy Flanders, Surveyor, dated April 17, 1997 and recorded in Deed Book 398, Page 148, Jefferson County Records. Reference is made to said recorded plat for a fuller and more particular description. Being the same property conveyed to Susan Stevens by Warranty Deed from Stevens Associated Ventures, Inc. as shown in Deed Book 402, Page 103, Jefferson County Clerk's Records. Also conveyed is one 76' x 16' 1997 General Mobile Home bearing VID#14864. 15495571 485w 3/8/4p


NOTICE OF OPPORTUNITY FOR A PUBLIC HEARING PRIVATE ENTERPRISE COORDINATION RURAL PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM Glascock County is applying for funding assistance under Title 49 U.S.C. Section 5311 of the Federal Transit act pertaining to rural and small urban areas. Glascock County will offer general public transportation to all of Glascock County for any worthwhile purpose, includ- ing but not limited to shopping, medical treatment, social services and other purposes. Glascock County solicits private sector input and participation to assure that private for-profit transportation operators have a fair and timely opportunity to participate in the development of this program. Glascock County also solicits comments and concerns from the general population on local rural public transportation services. Glascock County also solicits comments and concerns from the disabled population and their representatives to assure that issues relating to the disabled are addressed in the service design proposed during the planning process. Interested persons are invited to request that a public hearing be held to discuss the services being offered or development of the application. Written comments, request for a public hearing and/or written notice of intent by private for-profit transportation operators to provide or participate in the above services should be submitted no later than fifteen (15) days from the date of this publication to: Anthony Griswell P.O. Box 66 Gibson, Ga. 706-598-2671 If no response is received within the fifteen (15) days, the Department of Transportation will proceed with the application. 15495409 3/8/1c


NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER GEORGIA JEFFERSON COUNTY THIS LAW FIRM IS ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in a Security Deed given by Ruben Reese and Lucy Reese to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., dated March 31, 2006, recorded in Deed Book 400, Page 429, Jefferson County, Georgia Records, as last transferred to Bank of America, N.A., successor by merger to BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP fka Countrywide Home Loans Servicing LP by assignment recorded in Deed Book 493, Page 330, Jefferson County, Georgia Records,conveying the after-described property to secure a Note in the original principal amount of SIXTY-FOUR THOUSAND AND 0/100 DOLLARS ($64,000.00), with interest thereon as set forth therein, there will be sold at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the courthouse door of Jefferson County, Georgia within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in April, 2012, the following described property: SEE EXHIBIT “A” ATTACHED HERETO AND MADE A PART HEREOF The debt secured by said Security Deed has been and is hereby declared due because of, among other possible events of default, failure to pay the indebtedness as and when due and in the manner provided in the Note and Security Deed. The debt remaining in default, this sale will be made for the purpose of paying the same and all expenses of this sale, as provided in Security Deed and by law, including attorney’s fees (notice of intent to collect attorney’s fees having been given). Said property will be sold subject to any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien, but not yet due and payable), any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, any assessments, liens, encumbrances, zoning ordinances, restrictions, covenants, and matters of record superior to the Security Deed first set out above. The entity that has full authority to negotiate, amend, and modify all terms of the mortgage with the debtor is: Bank of America, N.A., 177 Countrywide Way, Mail Stop: CAO-911-01-05, Lancaster, CA 93536, (661) 951-5100. Please understand that the secured creditor is not required by law to negotiate, amend, or modify the terms of the mortgage instrument. To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party in possession of the property is Ruben Reese and Lucy Reese or a tenant or tenants and said property is more commonly known as 560 S Jay Street, Stapleton, Georgia 30823. The sale will be conducted subject (1) to confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and (2) to final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan with the holder of the security deed. This law firm is seeking solely to foreclose the creditor’s lien on real estate and this law firm will not be seeking a personal money judgment against you. Bank of America, N.A., successor by merger to BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP formerly known as Countrywide Home Loans Servicing LP as Attorney in Fact for Ruben Reese and Lucy Reese McCalla Raymer, LLC 1544 Old Alabama Road Roswell, Georgia 30076 www.foreclosurehotline.net MR/ts1 4/3/12 Our file no. 5143412-FT14 EXHIBIT “A” All that tract or parcel of land, together with improvements located thereon, lying and being in the 1460th G.M. District of Jefferson County, Georgia, containing 0.97 acres more or less, being more particularly described by plat of survey thereof prepared by R. Walton Lamkin, R.L.S. dated May 22, 1972, and recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Jefferson County, Georgia, in Deed Book 93 at Page 431. Said plat, by reference is hereby incorporated herein for a more complete description of said property, as to its metes, bounds, courses and distances. Being the same property as described at Deed Book 307, Page 128, Jefferson County Records. MR/ts1 4/3/12 Our file no. 5143412 - FT14 15493641 664w 3/8/4c


NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER GEORGIA JEFFERSON COUNTY THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in a Security Deed given by Joe M. Nelson and Bobbie Ann Nelson to GULF STATES MORTGAGE CO., INC ., dated January 29, 1981, recorded in Deed Book 133, Page 434, Jefferson County, Georgia records, as last transferred to BANK OF AMERICA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO LASALLE BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF THE MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES 1996-R1 by assignment recorded or to be recorded, Jefferson County, Georgia records conveying the after-described property to secure a Note in the original principal amount of TWENTY FIVE THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED AND NO/100 DOLLARS ($25,100.00); with interest thereon as set forth therein, there will be sold at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the courthouse door of Jefferson County, Georgia, within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in April, 2012 the following described property: ALL THAT CERTAIN LOT OR PARCEL OF LAND, TOGETHER WITH ALL IMPROVEMENTS THEREON, SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE 1460TH D.G.M., JEFFERSON COUNTY, GEORGIA, WHICH SAID LOT OR PARCEL OF LAND CONTAINS 0.85 ACRE, AND IS KNOWN, DISTINGUISHED AND IDENTIFIED AS LOT NO. 8, KIRBY ACRES, AND IS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED WITH REFERENCE TO A CERTAIN PLAT OF SURVEY THEREOF, PREPARED BY JOHN A. MCGILL, REGISTERED SURVEYOR, UNDER DATE OF AUGUST 23, 1975, A COPY OF WHICH IS OF RECORD IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK, SUPERIOR COURT, JEFFERSON COUNTY, GEORGIA, IN DEED BOOK 108, PAGE 35, AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT AN IRON PIN LOCATED ON THE NORTHWESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF KIRBY DRIVE, WHICH SAID PIN LIES 428 FEET SOUTHWESTERLY FROM THE SOUTHWESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF STATE ROUTE #296, AND FROM SUCH POINT OF BEGINNING PROCEEDING THENCE SOUTH 77°41' WEST ALONG THE SAID NORTHWESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF KIRBY DRIVE FOR A DISTANCE OF 151 FEET TO AN IRON PIN; THENCE PROCEEDING 12°19' WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 265.63 FEET TO AN IRON PIN; PROCEEDING THENCE SOUTH 87°30' EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 156.04 FEET TO AN IRON PIN; AND THENCE PROCEEDING SOUTH 12° 19' EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 225.79 FEET TO AN IRON PIN ON THE NORTHWESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF THE SAID KIRBY DRIVE, THE POINT OF BEGINNING, ALL AS WILL MORE FULLY APPEAR WITH REFERENCE TO SAID PLAT OF SURVEY WHICH, BY THIS REFERENCE IS INCORPORATED HEREIN AND MADE A PART HEREOF. The debt secured by said Security Deed has been and is hereby declared due because of, among other possible events of default, failure to pay the indebtedness as and when due and in the manner provided in the Note and Security Deed. The debt remaining in default, this sale will be made for the purpose of paying the same and all expenses of this sale, as provided in Security Deed and by law, including attorney's fees (notice of intent to collect attorney's fees having been given). Said property will be sold subject to any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien, but not yet due and payable), any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, any assessments, liens, encumbrances, zoning ordinances, restrictions, covenants, and matters of record superior to the Security Deed first set out above. The entity that has full authority to negotiate, amend, and modify all terms of the mortgage with the debtor is: Ocwen Loan Servicing LLC, Attention: Home Retention Department, 1661 Worthington Road, Suite 100, West Palm Beach, FL 33409, 877-596-8580. Please understand that the secured creditor is not required by law to negotiate, amend, or modify the terms of the mortgage instrument. To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the parties in possession of the property are Joe M. Nelson and Bobbie Ann Nelson and Estate of Bobbie Ann Nelson or a tenant or tenants and said property is more commonly known as 8 Kirby Drive, Stapleton, GA 30823. The sale will be conducted subject (1) to confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and (2) to final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan with the holder of the security deed. BANK OF AMERICA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO LASALLE BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF THE MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES 1996-R1 As Attorney in Fact for Joe M. Nelson and Bobbie Ann Nelson Weissman, Nowack, Curry & Wilco, PC Attn: Ocwen Team One Alliance Center 3500 Lenox Road Atlanta, GA 30326 Our File# 010144 15493627 784w 3/8/4p


NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER IN SECURITY DEED STATE OF GEORGIA, COUNTY OF JEFFERSON On September 26, 2005, Timothy Lane Watkins executed a Security Deed with Power of Sale to First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc. securing a note of even date for Sixty-Three Thousand Six Hundred Thirty-Five and 50/100 Dollars ($63,635.50), said security deed being recorded in Deed Book 393, Pages 68-72, Jefferson County Records. Said security deed conveyed the property hereinafter described. By virtue of the power of sale contained in said security deed to First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc., there will be sold by the undersigned at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, before the Jefferson County Courthouse door in Louisville, Georgia, during the legal hours of sale, being 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Eastern Time, on the first Tuesday in April, the same being April 3, 2012, the following described property: All that tract or parcel of land, with all improvements thereon, situate, lying and being in the 77th GMD of Jefferson County, Georgia containing 15.10 acres, more or less, as delineated on a plat of survey for Thomas L. Watkins by Ernest E. Clements, RLS 2084, dated July 8, 2003 and recorded in the Office of the Clerk of the Superior Court of Jefferson County, Georgia in Deed Book 393, at page 65. Reference is made to said plat for a more particular description as to the metes, bounds, courses and distances. Together with a Mobile/Manufactured Home described as a 28x52 2000 Pioneer Doublewide, Manufacturer's ID Number PH2124GA6215A/B, which was formerly personalty but is now permanently annexed and affixed to the above-described land as a permanent improvement. Borrower declares that said mobile home will remain permanently affixed to the Property and will be treated as a fixture. Borrower also declares that the wheels, axles and hitches have been removed and that the mobile home is connected to the utilities. Borrower and Lender intend that the mobile home loses its nature as personal property and become real property. In addition, Borrower declares that the mobile home has been assessed as real property for ad valorem taxes. Borrower and Lender hereby acknowledge their intention that the housing unit referred to in the above description of the property is and shall forever remain permanently affixed as part of the real property herein conveyed and securing a sum secured by this deed. In recognition that said housing unit has now and forever ceased to be personal property, Borrower hereby waives any and all rights Borrower may have in the event Borrower breaches any covenant or agreement in this Deed to require Lender to resort to any remedy other than those set forth herein. Borrower specifically waives the right to require any type of judicial foreclosure of Lender's security interest in said housing unit under any provision of Georgia Law. If Borrower commits any breach and Lender invokes the power of sale set forth herein, then Borrower hereby appoints Lender as Borrower's agent and attorney in fact to convey title to said housing unit if and to the extent required under the Georgia Motor Vehicle Certificate of Title Act, or any other applicable law. Said property is conveyed subject to any and all easements and restrictions of record. This instrument establishes a perpetual or indefinite security interest in the above described property as authorized by OCGA 44-14-80(a), as amended. If all or any part of the property or any interest therein is sold, leased, or otherwise transferred by deed, land sales contract or any other means including the execution or enforcement of any lien, security interest or other right whether subordinate, superior or equal to this Security Deed without Grantee's prior written consent, Grantee may, at Grantee's option, declare all sums secured by this Security Deed to be immediately due and payable. The debt secured by said security deed and note has been and is hereby declared due and payable because of default for non payment as required by the note and security deed. The debt having been declared due and payable and remaining unpaid, and the terms in the note and security deed remaining in default, this sale will be made for the purpose of paying the principal, accrued interest and attorney's fees pursuant to the note and security deed, plus all expenses of this sale. Said property will be sold as the property of Timothy Lane Watkins subject to outstanding ad valorem taxes and/or easements and/or restrictive covenants appearing of record, if any. The undersigned will comply with Georgia law, O.C.G.A. Section 44-14-162.2, prior to conducting the sale. To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, equitable title to said property is now held by Timothy Lane Watkins. The entity with full authority to negotiate, amend and modify all terms of the mortgage with the Debtors is First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc., P.O. Box 29, Columbia, SC 29202, Phone Number 803-733-3626. The undersigned will execute a deed to the purchaser at said sale as provided in the aforementioned deed to secure debt to First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc. Dated this 27th day of February, 2012. First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc., Attorney-in-fact for Timothy Lane Watkins Brian C. Ranck P. O. Box 1005 Toccoa, GA 30577 706-886-7533 Attorney for First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc. 15493598 889w 3/8/4p


NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER Because of a default in the payment of the indebtedness secured by a Security Deed executed by Bessie Mae Thomas to Regions Mortgage, Inc. Alabama, aka Regions Mortgage, Inc. dated December 29, 2000, and recorded in Deed Book 283, Page 327, Jefferson County Records, securing a Note in the original principal amount of $33,250.00, the holder thereof pursuant to said Deed and Note thereby secured has declared the entire amount of said indebtedness due and payable and, pursuant to the power of sale contained in said Deed, will on the first Tuesday, April 3, 2012, during the legal hours of sale, before the Courthouse door in said County, sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, the property described in said Deed, to-wit: All that tact or parcel of land, together with dwelling house and all other improvements located thereon, lying and being in the 83rd GMD, Jefferson County, Georgia, containing .50 acre, more or less, and being shown as Lot No. 1 on plat of survey by E. C. Salter, Surveyor, dated December 20, 1967, and recorded in Deed Book 76, Page 289, Jefferson County Records. Said triangular-shaped property fronts to the West on U.S. Highway No. 1, and is bounded now or formerly, as follows: On the Northeast by property of W. B. Miller, and property of Mrs. R. W. Crane; on the South by Soloman Temple Road, which separates this property from property of Iris M. Polan and James N. Polan; and on the West by U. S. Highway No. 1. Reference is made to said recorded plat for a fuller and more particular description. Said property is known as 1023 Solomon Temple Road, Louisville, GA 30434, together with all fixtures and personal property attached to and constituting a part of said property, if any. Said property will be sold subject to any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien, whether or not now due and payable), the right of redemption of any taxing authority, any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, any assessments, liens, encumbrances, zoning ordinances, restrictions, covenants, and matters of record superior to the Security Deed first set out above. The sale will be conducted subject (1) to confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and (2) to final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan with the holder of the security deed. Notice has been given of intention to collect attorney's fees in accordance with the terms of the Note secured by said Deed. The property, to the best information, knowledge and belief of the undersigned, being presently in the possession of Bessie Mae Thomas or a tenant or tenants. The proceeds of said sale will be applied to the payment of said indebtedness and all the expenses of said sale, including attorney's fees, all as provided in said Deed, and the balance, if any, will be distributed as provided by law. Regions Bank DBA Regions Mortgage successor by merger with Regions Mortgage, Inc. as Attorney-in-Fact for Bessie Mae Thomas File no. 09-019318 SHAPIRO & SWERTFEGER, LLP* Attorneys and Counselors at Law 2872 Woodcock Blvd., Duke Building, Suite 100 Atlanta, GA 30341-3941 (770)220-2535/ASR www.swertfeger.net *THE LAW FIRM IS ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. [FC-NOS] 15493460 563w 3/8/4c


NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER GEORGIA JEFFERSON COUNTY Because of default in the payment of the indebtedness, secured by a Security Deed executed by Jason David Smith to HomeBanc Mortgage Corporation dated May 31, 2007 in the amount of $68,400.00, and recorded in Deed Book 422, Page 521, Jefferson County, Georgia Records; as last transferred to American Home Mortgage Servicing, Inc. by assignment; the undersigned, American Home Mortgage Servicing, Inc. pursuant to said deed and the note thereby secured, has declared the entire amount of said indebtedness due and payable and pursuant to the power of sale contained in said deed, will on the first Tuesday in April, 2012 , during the legal hours of sale, at the Courthouse door in Jefferson County, sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, the property described in said deed to-wit: All of that lot or parcel of land, together with the dwelling house and all other improvements located thereon, situate, lying and being in the City of Stapleton, 1460th GMD, Jefferson County, Georgia, containing .94 acre, more or less, and being as appears on a plat of survey made by Troy S. Smith, Surveyor, dated March 23, 2007, and being recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Jefferson County, Georgia in Deed Book 422, at Page 518, reference being made thereto for a particular description. Said property fronts to the North on Able Street, and it is bounded on the Northeast by property of J.D Pennington and Evelyn C. Pennington, on the South by property of Mrs. Ray Williford, and on the Southwest by property of State Route 296. Said property is conveyed subject to any and all easements and restrictions of records. which has the property address of 511 Harvey Street, Stapleton, Georgia., together with all fixtures and other personal property conveyed by said deed. The sale will be held subject to any unpaid taxes, assessments, rights-of-way, easements, protective covenants or restrictions, liens, and other superior matters of record which may affect said property. The sale will be conducted subject (1) to confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and (2) to final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan with the holder of the security deed. Notice has been given of intention to collect attorneys' fees in accordance with the terms of the note secured by said deed. Said property will be sold as the property of Jason David Smith and the proceeds of said sale will be applied to the payment of said indebtedness, the expense of said sale, all as provided in said deed, and the undersigned will execute a deed to the purchaser as provided in the aforementioned Security Deed. American Home Mortgage Servicing, Inc. Attorney in Fact for Jason David Smith McCurdy & Candler,L.L.C. (404) 373-1612 www.mccurdycandler.com News and Farmer/ Jefferson Reporter Publication Dates:03-08-2012, 03-15-2012, 03-22-2012, 03-29-2012 File No. 11-02013 /FHLMC/kgrant THIS LAW FIRM IS ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR AND IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. 15493433 513w 3/8/4c


NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER STATE OF GEORGIA COUNTY OF JEFFERSON Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in Deed to Secure Debt given by Chirp Enterprises, Inc. to First State Bank, dated December 24, 2008, as recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Jefferson County, Georgia, in Deed Book 451, at Pages 31-39, in the original principal amount of $61,867.74, which conveys the after-described property to secure a Promissory Note dated December 24, 2008, in the original principal amount of $61,867.74, with interest at the rate specified therein there will be sold by the undersigned at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the Courthouse door of Jefferson County, Georgia, within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in April 2012, to wit: April 3, 2012, the following described property: All those lots or parcel of land, situate, lying and being in the 81st District G.M. of Jefferson County, Georgia, identified as Lot No. 5-C and 6-C on a plat of survey by Johnny E. Miller, R.L.S., dated June 25, 1987 and revised September 3, 1987, and recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Jefferson County, Georgia in Deed Book 164, page 265, reference to which plat and its place of record is made herein in aid of this description. The debt secured by said Deed to Secure Debt has been and is hereby declared due because of, among other possible events of default, failure to pay the indebtedness as and when due and in the manner provided in the Note and Deed to Secure Debt. The debt remaining in default, this sale will be made for the purpose of paying the same and all expenses of this sale, as provided in the Deed to Secure Debt and by law, including attorney's fees (notice of intent to collect attorney's fees having been given). To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party (or parties) in possession of the subject property known as 1015 Will Avery Road, Wrens, Georgia 30833 is: Chirp Enterprises, Inc. or H. Warren Johnson or tenant or tenants. Said property will be sold subject to (a) any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien, but not yet due and payable), (b) any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, and (c) all matters of record superior to the Deeds to Secure Debt first set out above, including, but not limited to, assessments, liens, encumbrances, zoning ordinances, easements, restrictions, covenants, etc. First State Bank As Attorney in Fact for Chirp Enterprises, Inc. Dalton D. Dowdy Attorney for First State Bank Post Office Box 367 Wrens, Georgia 30833 (706) 547-4090 * This law firm is acting as a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. 15496496 483w 3/8/4p


NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER STATE OF GEORGIA COUNTY OF JEFFERSON Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in Deed to Secure Debt given by Chirp Enterprises, Inc. to First State Bank, dated December 24, 2008, as recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Jefferson County, Georgia, in Deed Book 451, at Pages 59-66, in the original principal amount of $134,019.00, which conveys the after-described property to secure a Promissory Note dated December 24, 2008, in the original principal amount of $134,019.00, with interest at the rate specified therein there will be sold by the undersigned at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the Courthouse door of Jefferson County, Georgia, within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in April 2012, to wit: April 3, 2012, the following described property: All that tract or parcel of land, with improvements thereon, situate, lying, and being in the 81st GMD of Jefferson County, Georgia, containing twenty (20) acres more or less, and more particularly described and delineated on a plat of survey by Ernest E. Clements, R.L.S., dated June 27, 1986, recorded in Deed Book 210, at page 48 in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Jefferson County, Georgia, reference to which plat and its place of record is made herein in aid of this description. Said tract of land is bounded, now or formerly, on the North by the right-of-way of US Hwy 1; on the East by property of Joe Jenkins; on the South by property of W.E. Dye; and on the West by property of James Phillips. This is the same property that Arthur W. Johnson conveyed to James R. Meadows and Joe M. Nunnally by Warranty Deed dated October 26, 1987, and which is recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Jefferson County, Georgia, in Deed Book 164, at page 649. This is the same property that Joe M. Nunnally conveyed his one-half interest to James R. Meadows by Warranty Deed dated September 7, 1988, and which is recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Jefferson County, Georgia, in Deed Book 168, at page 713. LESS AND EXCEPT: All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in Land Lot N/A of the N/A Land District and/or 81 Georgia Militia District of Jefferson County, Georgia, and being more particularly described as follows: Beginning at a point 65.7289 feet Right of and opposite State 96=81.2661 on the construction centerline of S.R. 4/U.S. 1 on Georgia Highway Project No. FLF-540(21) From the point of beginning. Thence N 56°37'44" E for 225.0693 feet to a point on the boundary. Thence S 13°40'13" E for 23.4821 feet to a point on the boundary. Thence s 56°37'47" w FOR 225.0681 feet to a point on the boundary. Thence N 13°40'12" W for 23.4785 feet to the Point of Beginning. Containing 0.114 acre more or less and recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Jefferson County, Georgia, in Deed Book 256, at pages 114-119. The debt secured by said Deed to Secure Debt has been and is hereby declared due because of, among other possible events of default, failure to pay the indebtedness as and when due and in the manner provided in the Note and Deed to Secure Debt. The debt remaining in default, this sale will be made for the purpose of paying the same and all expenses of this sale, as provided in the Deed to Secure Debt and by law, including attorney's fees (notice of intent to collect attorney's fees having been given). To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party (or parties) in possession of the subject property known as 18174 Highway 1 N, Wrens, Georgia 30833 is: Chirp Enterprises, Inc. or H. Warren Johnson or tenant or tenants. Said property will be sold subject to (a) any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien, but not yet due and payable), (b) any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, and (c) all matters of record superior to the Deeds to Secure Debt first set out above, including, but not limited to, assessments, liens, encumbrances, zoning ordinances, easements, restrictions, covenants, etc. First State Bank As Attorney in Fact for Chirp Enterprises, Inc. Dalton D. Dowdy Attorney for First State Bank Post Office Box 367 Wrens, Georgia 30833 (706) 547-4090 * This law firm is acting as a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. 15496486 775w 3/8/4p


NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER STATE OF GEORGIA COUNTY OF JEFFERSON Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in Deed to Secure Debt given by Chirp Enterprises, Inc. to First State Bank, dated December 24, 2008, as recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Jefferson County, Georgia, in Deed Book 451, at Pages 45-53, in the original principal amount of $56,244.29, which conveys the after-described property to secure a Promissory Note dated December 24, 2008, in the original principal amount of $56,244.29, with interest at the rate specified therein there will be sold by the undersigned at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the Courthouse door of Jefferson County, Georgia, within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in April 2012, to wit: April 3, 2012, the following described property: All that lot or parcel of land situate, lying and being in the 77th G.M.D. of Jefferson County, Georgia, containing 5.31 acres, more or less, and being further identified as Parcel "D", as delineated on a plat of survey dated March 23, 1998, prepared for In Whan Yun by Johnny E. Miller, R.L.S. #2302 , said plat being recorded contemporaneously with this deed in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Jefferson County, Georgia, in the Deed Book 244, at page 538, reference being drawn to said plat for a more complete description as to courses, metes, distances and bounds. LESS AND EXCEPT: All that lot or parcel of land situate, lying and being in the 77th G.M. District of Jefferson County, Georgia, containing 0.028 acre, more or less, and being further identified on a plat of survey drawn on June 12, 2008 by Ernest E. Clements, R.L.S. #2084 for Jean Lewis and said plat being recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Jefferson County, Georgia in Deed Book 445 at page 33, and bounded now or formerly by lands on the Northwest by Chirp Road, on the Northeast by lands, nor or formerly, Carolyn Diane Smith; on the Southeast, now or formerly, by lands of Carolyn Diane Smith; and on the Southwest; now or formerly, by land of Chirp Enterprises, Inc. Reference being drawn to said plat for a more complete and accurate description as to courses, metes, distances and bounds. The debt secured by said Deed to Secure Debt has been and is hereby declared due because of, among other possible events of default, failure to pay the indebtedness as and when due and in the manner provided in the Note and Deed to Secure Debt. The debt remaining in default, this sale will be made for the purpose of paying the same and all expenses of this sale, as provided in the Deed to Secure Debt and by law, including attorney's fees (notice of intent to collect attorney's fees having been given). To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party (or parties) in possession of the subject property known as 1057 Chirp Road, Wrens, Georgia 30833 is: Chirp Enterprises, Inc. or H. Warren Johnson or tenant or tenants. Said property will be sold subject to (a) any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien, but not yet due and payable), (b) any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, and (c) all matters of record superior to the Deeds to Secure Debt first set out above, including, but not limited to, assessments, liens, encumbrances, zoning ordinances, easements, restrictions, covenants, etc. First State Bank As Attorney in Fact for Chirp Enterprises, Inc. Dalton D. Dowdy Attorney for First State Bank Post Office Box 367 Wrens, Georgia 30833 (706) 547-4090 * This law firm is acting as a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. 15496473 646w 3/8/4p


NOTICE PROBATE COURT OF JEFFERSON COUNTY RE: PETITION OF NINA B. FREEMAN TO PROBATE IN SOLEMN FORM THE WILL OF EARL L. FREEMAN, DECEASED, UPON WHICH AN ORDER FOR SERVICE WAS GRANTED BY THIS COURT ON FEB. 16, 2012 TO: CONNIE F. TIRMER and all interested parties and singular the heirs of said decedent, and to whom it may concern: This is to notify you to file objection, if there is any, to the above referenced petition, in this Court on or before 10 A.M. April 2, 2012. BE NOTIFIED FURTHER: All objections to the petition must be in writing, setting forth the grounds of any such objections. All pleadings/objections must be signed before a notary public or before a probate court clerk, and the filing fees must be tendered with your pleadings/objections, unless you qualify to file as an indigent party. Contact probate court personnel at the following address/telephone number for the required amount of filing fees. If any objections are filed, a hearing will be scheduled at a later date. If no objections are filed, the petition may be granted without a hearing. Asholyn Powell Lampp PROBATE JUDGE Jefferson County Courthouse 202 East Broad Street Louisville, Georgia 30434 (478)625-7922 15486142 201w 2/23/4p


NOTICE The undersigned hereby certify that they are no longer conducting a business as a provider of kidney dialysis services in the City of Louisville, County of Jefferson, State of Georgia under the name of NMA of Georgia, LLC-Louisville, and requests that the registration of the said trade name be cancelled and withdrawn. The said trade name is registered in your office in Book number 2, at Page number 93. Name(s): Nephrology Medical Associates of Georgia, LLC Address(es): 601 Hawaii St. El Segundo, CA 90245. 15483703 84w 3/1/2p


NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS GEORGIA JEFFERSON COUNTY All persons having claims against Charles E. Salter and his estate are required to present the same to the undersigned properly itemized and proven, within the time required by Law. And all persons indebted to said deceased or his estate are requested to make immediate payment to the undersigned. This 8th day of February, 2012. Edward Johnson Salter Executor of the Estate of Charles E. Salter Attorney: H. Brannen Bargeron Address: Post Office Box 866 Louisville, Georgia 30434 (478)625-7990 15486127 87w 2/16/4c


NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS State of Georgia County of Jefferson All creditors of the Estate of Freddie Lee Jordan, deceased, are hereby notified to render their demands to the undersigned according to law, or lose priority as to your claim, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment to the undersigned. This 22nd day of February, 2012. Donna J. King, Executrix of the Estate of Freddie Lee Jordan Tyler C. Mahaffey Mahaffey & Dube Attorneys, PC Attorney for Estate Post Office Box 367 Wrens, Georgia 30833 (706) 547-4090 15484233 94w 3/1/4p


NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS State of Georgia County of Jefferson All creditors of the Estate of Alda S. Farmer, deceased, are hereby notified to render their demands to the undersigned according to law, or lose priority as to your claim, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment to the undersigned. This 22nd day of February, 2012. Patricia A. Blake, Administratrix of the Estate of Alda S. Farmer Tyler C. Mahaffey Mahaffey & Dube Attorneys, PC Attorney for Estate Post Office Box 367 Wrens, Georgia 30833 (706) 547-4090 15484227 94w 3/1/4p


STATE OF GEORGIA COUNTY OF JEFFERSON NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER Because of a default in the payment of the indebtedness secured by a Security Deed executed by Walter F. Ballard and Betty J. Ballard to Mortgage Funding Network, Inc. dated June 26, 1995, and recorded in Deed Book 218, Page 180, Jefferson County Records, said Security Deed having been last sold, assigned, transferred and conveyed to US Bank National Association, as Trustee of the Security National Mortgage Loan Trust 2004-2, by Assignment , securing a Note in the original principal amount of $45,500.00, the holder thereof pursuant to said Deed and Note thereby secured has declared the entire amount of said indebtedness due and payable and, pursuant to the power of sale contained in said Deed, will on the first Tuesday, April 3, 2012, during the legal hours of sale, before the Courthouse door in said County, sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, the property described in said Deed, to-wit: ALL that tract or parcel of land lying and being in the 81st District G.M. of Jefferson County, Georgia, containing two (2) acres, more or less, and designated as Parcel 4 on a plat of survey by Edward G. Andrews, R.L.S., dated April 2, 1977, a copy of which plat is recorded in Deed Book 125, page 9, Office of Clerk of Superior Court, Jefferson County, Georgia, reference to said plat and its place of record being made hereto in aid of this description. This lot of land is bounded on the West by property of G. E. Poole; on the East by property of G.E. Poole; on the South by property of G.E. Poole and on the West by property of Continental Can Company. ALSO: ALL that tract or parcel of land lying and being in the 81st District G.M. of Jefferson County, Georgia, containing .047 acre, more or less, and more particularly described and delineated as Parcel "B" on a plat of survey by Ernest E. Clements, R.L.S., dated May 4, 1982, a copy of which plat is recorded in Deed Book 141, page 139, Office of the Clerk of the Superior Court, Jefferson County, Georgia, reference being made thereto in aid of this description. Said strip of land is bounded on the North by property of James E. and Patricia J. Shope; on the East by Continental Can Company; on the South by property conveyed to Walter F. and Betty Ballard; and on the West by property conveyed to Walter F. and Betty J. Ballard. ALSO: ALL that strip or parcel of land lying and being in the 81st District G.M. of Jefferson County, Georgia, containing .168 acre, more or less, and identified as Parcel "A" on a plat of survey by Ernest E. Clements, R.L.S., dated May 4, 1982, a copy of which plat is recorded in Deed Book 141, page 139, reference being made thereto in aid of this description. Said lot of land is bounded on the North by Property of G.E. Poole and property formerly belonging to James . and Patricia Shope; on the East by property of Continental Can Company; on the South by property formerly belonging to Roy W. Wascott and Doris Wascott; and on the West by property of G.E. Poole. Said property is known as 2110-A Cedar Road, Matthews, GA 30818, together with all fixtures and personal property attached to and constituting a part of said property, if any. Said property will be sold subject to any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien, whether or not now due and payable), the right of redemption of any taxing authority, any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, any assessments, liens, encumbrances, zoning ordinances, restrictions, covenants, and matters of record superior to the Security Deed first set out above. The sale will be conducted subject (1) to confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and (2) to final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan with the holder of the security deed. Notice has been given of intention to collect attorney's fees in accordance with the terms of the Note secured by said Deed. The property, to the best information, knowledge and belief of the undersigned, being presently in the possession of Walter F. Ballard and Betty J. Ballard or a tenant or tenants. The proceeds of said sale will be applied to the payment of said indebtedness and all the expenses of said sale, including attorney's fees, all as provided in said Deed, and the balance, if any, will be distributed as provided by law. US Bank National Association, as Trustee of the Security National Mortgage Loan Trust 2004-2 as Attorney-in-Fact for Walter F. Ballard and Betty J. Ballard File no. 02-0751 SHAPIRO & SWERTFEGER, LLP* Attorneys and Counselors at Law 2872 Woodcock Blvd., Duke Building, Suite 100 Atlanta, GA 30341-3941 (770)220-2535/AR www.swertfeger.net *THE LAW FIRM IS ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. [FC-NOS] 15493478 845w 3/8/4c

 


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