Legals
November 28, 2013 Issue

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 John Thomas Balser a/k/a Johnathan T. Balser to First State Bank, dated July 2, 2009, as recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Jefferson County, Georgia, in Deed Book 460, at pages 463-467, which conveys the after-described property to secure a Promissory Note of even date (and all renewals and extensions of said Promissory Note), 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 December, 2013, to wit: December 3, 2013, the following described property: All that tract or parcel of land situate, lying and being in the 85th District G.M. of Jefferson County, Georgia, containing One Hundred Ninety and Three-fourths (190 ¾) acres, more or less, being particularly described by plat of survey made by J.B. Brown, Surveyor, March 13, 1953, recorded in the Office of the Clerk of the Superior Court of said County in Deed Book 3-R, page 110, being now or formerly bounded on the North by lands of H. Brett and A. Rachels, on the East by lands of Davis and W. Rachels, on the South by lands of Holt and Stewart, and on the West by lands of Stewart, this being the same property conveyed to Joseph Daniel and Stephen Daniel by S.P. McDaniel and Ollie Mulholland by deed dated March 25, 1953, and recorded in said Office in Deed Book 3-R, page 110. This being the same property as that conveyed by deed of assent dated March 3, 1997 to Reba S. Hall recorded in Deed Book 233, page 278. 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 described as 190.75 acres, more or less, of open land in the 85th GMD, Wadley, Georgia is: John Thomas Balser a/k/a Johnathan T. Balser 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 John Thomas Balser a/k/a Johnathan T. Balser

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. In compliance with Official Code of Georgia Section 44-124-162.2, the person with full authority to negotiate, amend, and modify all terms of the Deed to Secure Debt with the debtor is Mr. Dell Smith, Firstate Bank, 300 E. Broad Street, P.O. Box 555, Wrens, Georgia, Phone: 706-547-6502. However, this statement does not imply that Grantee will in fact agree to negotiate, amend and modify the terms of the Deed to Secure Debt. 16157748 654w 11/7/4p


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IN THE PROBATE COURT COUNTY OF JEFFERSON STATE OF GEORGIA IN RE: ESTATE OF HEATHER IRWIN PHILLIPS, DECEASED ESTATE NO. 8801 PETITION FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION NOTICE TO ALL INTERESTED PARTIES: DAVID C. IRWIN & REBECCA P. IRWIN has petitioned to be appointed Administrator of the estate of HEATHER IRWIN PHILLIPS d e c e a s e d , o f s a i d County. (The Petitioner has also applied for waiver of bond and/or grant of certain powers contained in O.C.G.A. §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 i n w r i t i n g , s e t t i n g f o r t h t h e grounds of any such objections, and must be filed with the court on or before 10:00 AM, December 18, 2013. All pleadings/objections must be signed under oath before a notary public or before a probate court clerk, and filing fees m u s t b e t e n d e r e d w i t h y o u r 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 Judge of the Probate Court Ron Williford, Clerk 202 East Broad St. Louisville, GA 30434 (478)625-3258 16176638 219w 11/28/4p


IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF JEFFERSON COUNTY STATE OF GEORGIA JOE M. GOODSON, PLAINTIFF VS. MARY E. GOODSON, DEFENDANT TO: MARY E. GOODSON By order of the court for service by publication dated November 1st, 2013 you are hereby notified that on 1st day of February, 2011, Joe M. Goodson, filed suit against you for divorce. You are required to file with the clerk of the Superior Court, and to serve upon plaintiff’s attorney, H. Brannen Bargeron, Post Office Box 866, Louisville, Georgia 30434 an answer in writing within sixty (60) days of November 14. Witness the Honorable Kathy S. Palmer, Judge of Jefferson County Superior Court. This 6th day of November, 2013. Na-Quilla Davis, Chief Deputy Clerk Superior Court, Jefferson County Post Office Box 151 Louisville, Georgia 30434 16162007 129w 11/14/4c


NOTICE GEORGIA JEFFERSON COUNTY PROBATE COURT ESTATE NO; 8607 NOTICE OF PETITION TO APPOINT REPRESENTATIVE FOR INTESTATE DECEDENT DOROTHY WALL FRANK R. OLSON for Citibank, NA has petitioned (for MICHAEL WALL) to be appointed Administrator of the estate of DOROTHY WALL, deceased, of said County. (The petitioner has also applied for waiver of bond and/or grant of certain powers contained in O.C.G.A. (53-12-232). 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 10:00AM on November 20th, 2013. 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 Ron Williford Probate Clerk/Deputy Clerk P.O. Box 505 202 East Broad St. Louisville, GA 30434 478-625-3258 16157663 209w 11/7/4c


NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER GEORGIA GLASCOCK COUNTY Because of default in the payment of the indebtedness, secured by a Security Deed executed by Teresa Pritchett to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for Home America Mortgage, Inc., its successors and assigns dated November 22, 2005 in the amount of $77,190.00, and recorded in Deed Book 110, Page 183, Glascock County, Georgia Records; as last transferred to Nationstar Mortgage LLC by assignment; the undersigned, Nationstar Mortgage LLC 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 December, 2013 , during the legal hours of sale, at the Courthouse door in Glascock County, sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, the property described in said deed to-wit: All that lot tract or parcel of land, situate, lying and being in the 1168th GMD, Glascock County, Georgia, containing 1.00 acre, more or less, and being more particularly described by that certain plat of survey prepared by Joe Dean Usry, RLS No. 1899, dated October 24, 2005, and recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 27 in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Glascock County, Georgia. Said plat is incorporated herein by specific reference thereto for a more accurate and detailed description as to courses and distances, metes and bounds. This conveyance includes the right of ingress and egress over and across Buster Circle Private, an 80 feet dirt road running from State Route 171 to said property as shown on the above referenced plat. Said right of ingress and egress is subject to an Affidavit concerning a maintenance agreement being recorded contemporaneously herewith. This is a portion of the same property conveyed by Warranty Deed from Carl K. Harrell, Jr., and Minnie F. Harrell to Larry W. Hadden and Ronnie H. Hadden, dated June 28, 1999, and recorded in Deed Book 94, Page 583, aforesaid Clerks Office and the same property as conveyed by Larry W. Hadden and Ronnie H. Hadden to Grantors herein by Warranty Deed of even date herewith. Said property is sold with the following restrictions: (1) This lot shall be used for residential purposes only and for only one single-family dwelling; (2) There shall be no junked or inoperable automobiles or trucks on the property; (3) This lot shall not be subdivided; (4) Any residential home shall be underpinned; (5) There shall be no livestock kept on the property. This conveyance includes that certain 2006 Southern Homes, manufactured home, serial number D5D4AL45215AB to be declared permanently affixed to the realty. which has the property address of 3791 Buster Circle, Gibson, 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. Notice has been also given, in writing and by certified mail, return receipt requested, to the borrower, of the name, address, and telephone number of the individual or entity who shall have full authority to negotiate, amend, and modify all terms of the Security Deed and the note thereby secured in accordance with O.C.G.A. Section 44-14-162.2(a). To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party (or parties) in possession of the subject property is (are): Teresa Pritchett or tenant or tenants 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. Pursuant to O.C.G.A. 44-14-162.2, the name, address and telephone number of the individual or entity who shall have the full authority to negotiate, amend, or modify all terms of the above-described mortgage is as follows: Nationstar Mortgage, LLC 2501 S State Hwy 121, Bldg. 1 Lewisville, TX 75067 Phone Number: (888) 850-9398, ext. 3705. The foregoing notwithstanding, nothing in O.G.C.A. 44-14-162.2 shall require the secured creditor to negotiate, amend or modify the terms of the mortgage instrument. Nationstar Mortgage LLC Attorney in Fact for Teresa Pritchett McCurdy & Candler, L.L.C. (404) 373-1612 www.mccurdycandler.com News and Farmer/ Jefferson Reporter Publication Dates:11-07-2013, 11-14-2013, 11-21-2013, 11-28-2013 File No. 13-04411 /FHA/awilby 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. 16148057 818w 11/7/4c


NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER GEORGIA JEFFERSON COUNTY Because of default in the payment of the indebtedness, secured by a Security Deed executed by Thomas Steven Loftin to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for Queensborough National Bank & Trust Company, its successors and assigns dated August 12, 2011 in the amount of $103,523.00, and recorded in Deed Book 488, Page 71, Jefferson County, Georgia Records; as last transferred to Branch Banking & Trust Company by assignment; the undersigned, Branch Banking & Trust Company 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 December, 2013 , 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 that tract or parcel of land, together with dwelling house and all other improvements located thereon, lying and being in the 82nd GMD, Jefferson County, Georgia, containing 9.295 acres, and being known as Lot No 6 in Block "A" of Berrien Branch Subdivision, and being as appears on plat of survey by Jack D Cooper, Surveyor, dated February 3, 1994, and recorded in Deed Book 206, Page 86, Jefferson County Records Said property fronts to the South on Berrien Lane a distance of 434.16 feet, more or less, and is bounded now or formerly as follows: On the Southwest by Lot No. 5 of said Block and Subdivision, on the Northwest by property of Betty W. Wasden, on the East by Lot No. 7 of said Block and Subdivision, and on the South by Berrien Lane. Reference is made to said recorded plat for a fuller and more particular description. which has the property address of 1215 Berrien Lane, Louisville, 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. Notice has been also given, in writing and by certified mail, return receipt requested, to the borrower, of the name, address, and telephone number of the individual or entity who shall have full authority to negotiate, amend, and modify all terms of the Security Deed and the note thereby secured in accordance with O.C.G.A. Section 44-14-162.2(a). To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party (or parties) in possession of the subject property is (are): Thomas Steven Loftin or tenant or tenants 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. Pursuant to O.C.G.A. 44-14-162.2, the name, address and telephone number of the individual or entity who shall have the full authority to negotiate, amend, or modify all terms of the above-described mortgage is as follows: Branch Banking and Trust Co. PO Box 2067 Greenville, SC 29602-2067 Phone Number: 800-827-3722. The foregoing notwithstanding, nothing in O.G.C.A. 44-14-162.2 shall require the secured creditor to negotiate, amend or modify the terms of the mortgage instrument. Branch Banking & Trust Company Attorney in Fact for Thomas Steven Loftin McCurdy & Candler, L.L.C. (404) 373-1612 www.mccurdycandler.com News and Farmer/ Jefferson Reporter Publication Dates:11-07-2013, 11-14-2013, 11-21-2013, 11-28-2013 File No. 13-04948 /CONV/kandrade 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. 16148050 677w 11/7/4c


NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER STATE OF GEORGIA COUNTY OF GLASCOCK Under and by virtue of the power of sale (the "Power of Sale") contained in that certain Deed to Secure Debt given by Philip L. Raley and Sandra S. Raley to Capital City Bank, dated June 13, 2002, recorded in Deed Book 101, Page 221, Clerk's Office, Glascock Superior Court, (the "Security Deed") conveying the after-described property to secure that certain note as subsequently modified and/or extended (the "Note"), through the open-end provisions therein, in the original principal amount of One Hundred Thousand One Hundred and 00/100 Dollars ($100,100.00), with interest thereon as set forth therein, there will be a sale at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the courthouse door of Glascock County, Georgia, within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday of December, 2013, or, if the first Tuesday is a legal Holiday the first non-holiday day after the first Tuesday in December, following described property (the "Property"): All that tract or parcel of land, together with restaurant building, pond, and all other improvements located thereon lying and being in the 1169th GMD, Glascock County, Georgia, containing 5.58 acres, and being as appears on plat of survey by Joe Dean Usury, Surveyor, dated August 27, 1988, and recorded in Plat Book 3-Y, Page 8, Glascock County records. Said property is surrounded on all sides by County Road No. 10 and is a portion of a larger tract containing 144.4 acres, more or less, which was formerly owned by Thurman Lamar Raley. Reference is made to said recorded plat for a fuller and more particular description. The debts secured by said Security Deed have been and are 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 Notes and Security Deed. The debt remaining in default, this sale will be made for the purpose of paying same and, additionally, all expenses of this sale, as provided in the Security deed and by law, including without limitation attorney fees (the statutory notice of intent to collect attorney fees having been served). Said Property will be sold subject to any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes that are a lien, but not yet due and payable); matters that may be disclosed by an accurate survey and/or inspection of the property; assessments, liens, encumbrances, zoning ordinances, restrictions, covenants; and matters of record superior to the Security Deed. Additionally, this sale will be conducted subject to (1) confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and (2) final confirmation and audit of the status of the loans with the holder of the Security Deed. To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party in possession of the Property is Philip L. Raley and Sandra S. Raley, and/or tenants. Capital City Bank as Attorney-in-Fact for Philip L. Raley and Sandra S. Raley Blair K. Cleveland, Esq. Martin Snow, LLP 240 Third Street P.O. Box 1606 Macon, Georgia 31202-1606 (478) 749-1726 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. 16155086 539w 11/7/4p


NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER GEORGIA JEFFERSON COUNTY WHEREAS, on June 20, 1997, LINDA STRICKLAND, NOW KNOWN AS LINDA S. BROWN, executed to FIRST NATIONAL BANK AND TRUST COMPANY, NOW KNOWN AS QUEENSBOROUGH NATIONAL BANK & TRUST COMPANY, a Deed to Secure Debt conveying the property hereinafter described which secured a Promissory Note of even date (and all renewals and extensions of said Promissory Note) and which Deed to Secure Debt was recorded in the Office of the Clerk of the Superior Court of said County in Deed Book 237, Pages 22-24; and WHEREAS, default has been made in the payment of the installments provided for in the renewal Promissory Note, and QUEENSBOROUGH NATIONAL BANK & TRUST COMPANY, as owner and holder of said renewal Promissory Note and the Deed to Secure Debt, and other indebtedness, has elected to declare the entire unpaid indebtedness due and payable, and the same has not been paid; NOW, THEREFORE, pursuant to and in the exercise of the power of sale contained in the Deed to Secure Debt, and for the purpose of collecting the indebtedness secured thereby, there will be sold at public outcry before the Courthouse door in Jefferson County, Georgia, on the first Tuesday in December, 2013, to wit: December 3, 2013, within the legal hours for sale, to the highest bidder for cash, the following described property, to-wit: All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in the 78th GMD, Jefferson County, Georgia, containing 1.00 acre, and being designated as Lot 3 of Cason Creek Subdivision as shown on revised plat of survey of said subdivision made by Jack D. Cooper, Surveyor, dated April 22, 1993, and recorded in Deed Book 200, Page 364, Jefferson County Records. Reference is made to said recorded plat for a fuller and more particular description. 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) the right of redemption of any taxing authority, (c) any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, and (d) any assessments, liens, encumbrances, zoning ordinances, restrictions, covenants, and matters of record superior to the Deed to Secure Debt first set out above. The sale will be conducted subject to (1) confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code; and (2) final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan with the holder of the Deed to Secure Debt. Pursuant to OCGA § 9-13-172.1, which allows for certain procedures regarding the rescission of judicial and non-judicial sales in the State of Georgia, the Deed Under Power and other foreclosure documents may not be provided until final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan as provided immediately above. Notice has been given of intention to collect attorney's fees in accordance with the terms of the Promissory Note secured by said Deed to Secure Debt. Said property will be sold as the property of LINDA STRICKLAND, NOW KNOWN AS LINDA S. BROWN, the property, to the best information, knowledge and belief of the undersigned, being presently in the possession of LINDA STRICKLAND, NOW KNOWN AS LINDA S. BROWN, and 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. QUEENSBOROUGH NATIONAL BANK & TRUST COMPANY as Attorney-in-fact for Linda Strickland, now known as Linda S. Brown ABBOT AND MURPHY, P.C. Post Office Box 31 Louisville, Georgia 30434 (478) 625-7281 THE LAW FIRM IS ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Pursuant to OCGA § 44-14-162.2, the name, address and telephone number of the individual or entity who shall have the full authority to negotiate, amend or modify all terms of the above described mortgage is as follows: John L. Jackson, II, Queensborough National Bank & Trust Company, 113 East Broad Street, Louisville, Georgia 30434; telephone (478) 625-2000. The foregoing notwithstanding, nothing in OCGA § 44-14-162.2 shall be construed to require Queensborough National Bank & Trust Company to negotiate, amend or modify the terms of the Deed to Secure Debt described herein. 16157738 725w 11/7/4c


The Housing Authorities of Waynesboro, Louisville, Millen, Sylvania, and Screven County are accepting proposals for lawn maintenance which will include mowing the apartment yards, weed-eating around the buildings, edging the sidewalks and curbs, removal of grassed in areas in the sidewalks, curbs, and parking areas, and blowing off the curbs and sidewalks. The proposals shall be for the period of February 2014 - January 2015 with the option to extend for two additional years. The Housing Authorities require that the maintenance be performed once every two weeks for the months of March through May (7 cuttings) and every week for the months of June through October (22 cuttings) and once per month for the months of November through February (4 cuttings) for a grand total of 33 cuttings. The successful bidder will provide proof of general liability insurance in the amount of $1,000,000.00 and provide proof of workers compensation insurance and have a valid Georgia business license. The following is a break down of the Housing Authority properties. Please submit your proposal on a Housing Authority basis. Housing Authority of the City of Waynesboro (387 units): Waynesboro - 275 units Sardis - 14 units Girard - 6 units Midville - 14 units Wadley - 34 units Wrens - 44 units Total of 387units Housing Authority of the City of Louisville (78 units) Housing Authority of the City of Millen (86 units) Housing Authority of the City of Sylvania (78 units) Housing Authority of Screven County (14 units) Newington The proposals for lawn maintenance must be received at the Housing Authority Office located at 570 Wallace Street Waynesboro, Georgia 30830 by 2:00 PM January 13, 2015. The Housing Authority reserves the right to reject any or all bids. Should you have any questions or would like to view the properties, please contact my office at 706-554-2233 (204). Contact my office if you will need directions to the different property locations. Brent Meeks Executive Director 16170928 323w 11/21/2p

 


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