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ASHER MUNAWAR ...

NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER
On or about August 28, 2015, ASHAR MUNAWAR executed and delivered a real estate Promissory Note and Deed to Secure Debt for the principal sum of FIVE HUNDRED NINETY-FIVE THOUSAND AND 00/100S ($595,000.00) to JP CAPITAL & INSURANCE, INC., P.O. Box 767, Jackson, GA 30233, which Note bearing interest thereon at the rate stated in said Note on the unpaid balance until paid. Said Deed to Secure Debt is recorded in Deed Book 1148, Page 330, in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court, Fannin County, Georgia. Time was made the essence of the contract, and said Note contained a provision for payment of fifteen percent (15%) of the unpaid principal and interest as attorneys' fees if the claim be placed in the hands of an attorney for collection. In order to secure the payment of said Note, ASHAR MUNAWAR executed and delivered a Deed to Secure Debt to JP CAPITAL & INSURANCE, INC. conveying the following described tract of land, to-wit:
TRACT ONE (7345 MURPHY HWY.):
All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in the 8th District, 1st Section of Fannin County, Georgia, and being a part of Land Lot 8, containing 4.0 acres as shown on that Plat of Survey prepared for Rex and Dianne Killian by Donald L. Cordell, G.R.L.S. No. 2447, dated May 2, 1997, recorded in Plat Hanger A-323, Page 7, in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Fannin County, Georgia. Said plat is incorporated herein by reference thereto for a more complete metes and bounds description. Being a portion of the property conveyed to Gerald Ray Davenport and Louise R. Davenport by Survivorship Deed of Arlin Moore dated October 27, 1992, and recorded in Deed Book 191, Page 252, in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Fannin County, Georgia. And being the same property as being described in Deed Book 305, Page 541, Fannin County, Georgia Records and Map Parcel Number 0009 005 01 Bill Number 014024.
TRACT TWO (500 APPALACHIAN HWY.):
All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in Land Lot 65 of the 7th Land District, Fannin County, Georgia Records and more particularly described in Survey made for Novella Thomas and Shirley Ann Panter and prepared by Joel Jordan dated February 14, 1996 and recorded in Plat Book HA 246, Page 5, Fannin County Records. Said plat is incorporated herein for a more accurate description of the property conveyed.
SAID PROPERTIES ARE KNOWN AS 500 APPALACHIAN HWY., BLUE RIDGE, GA 30513 and 7345 MURPHY HWY., MINERAL BLUFF, GA 30559 ACCORDING TO THE PRESENT NUMBERING SYSTEM IN FANNIN COUNTY, GEORGIA.
Because of a default in making payments on said Note, JP CAPITAL & INSURANCE, INC., pursuant to the provisions of said Note and Deed to Secure Debt, securing the same, has exercised its option and declared the entire balance due and collectible. Notice fixing the liability for attorneys' fees has been given according to law. Said property is being sold subject to all taxes, interest, liens and parties and possession, etc. Said Deed to Secure Debt contains a power of sale authorizing the Grantee, as Attorney in fact for Grantor therein, to sell the property described above in order to satisfy said Note, as well as subsequent advances, after advertising the same once a week for four (4) weeks in the official gazette of said County. In accordance with said Power of Sale and by virtue thereon, JP CAPITAL & INSURANCE, INC. will sell the property described above at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, on the first Tuesday in May 2017, before the Fannin County Courthouse door, the place of public sales in Blue Ridge, Fannin County, Georgia, and within and during the legal hours of sale. The proceeds of the sale will be used as follows: (1) To pay the expense of said sale; (2) To pay the sums secured by said Security Deed; (3) The balance, if any, to the appropriate parties.
This 13th day of March, 2017.
JP CAPITAL & INSURANCE, INC. Attorney-in-Fact for Ashar Munawar JP Capital & Insurance, Inc. Attn: Doug Ballard, General Counsel P.O. Box 933 Jackson, Georgia 30233 (678) 752-5901.
April 5-26
#326821

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SANDRA ARP ...

STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF FANNIN
NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER
Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a Security Deed from SANDRA ARP to UNITED COMMUNITY BANK, dated August 13, 2010, recorded August 18, 2010, in Deed Book 937, Page 610, Fannin County, Georgia records, said Security Deed being given to secure a Note from SANDRA ARP dated August 13, 2010, in the original principal amount of Sixty Eight Thousand One Hundred Eighteen and 30/100 ($68,118.30) Dollars, with interest from date at a rate per cent per annum on the unpaid balance until paid; there will be sold by the undersigned at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the Courthouse door at Fannin County, Georgia, within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in May, 2017, the following described property:
All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in Land Lot 266 of the 8th District and 1st Section of Fannin County, Georgia, containing 2 acres, more or less, and being more particularly described as follows: beginning at the land lot corners common to Land Lots 266, 267, 274 & 275; thence north 2 degrees 58 minutes 06 seconds east 588.2 feet to the centerline of a gravel drive, this being the true point of beginning; thence following the centerline of the gravel drive three (3) courses and distances, south 85 degrees 06 minutes 32 seconds west CH 42.98 feet; south 79 degrees 44 minutes 22 seconds west 93.01 feet, south 87 degrees 55 minutes 59 seconds west CH 73.76 feet; thence north 1 degree 59 minutes 16 seconds east 417.71 feet; thence north 87 degrees 03 minutes 04 seconds east 214.89 feet to a point; thence south 2 degrees 58 minutes 06 seconds west 406.18 feet to the true point of beginning.
Subject to a driveway on a southern boundary.
There is affixed hereto a 1988 north river 52 x 28 mobile home with manufacturer's ID No. ALNR11875228S7296A and ALNR11875228S72968, which is included in the conveyance of this property.
This conveyance shall be subject to all zoning ordinances, covenants, conditions, restrictions, easements and rights of way of record, if any.
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 the 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, easements, encumbrances, zoning ordinances, restrictions, covenants, and matters of record superior to the Security Deed first set out above.
To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party in possession of the property is SANDRA ARP or a tenant or tenants.
UNITED COMMUNITY BANK, as attorney in Fact for SANDRA ARP.
L. Lou Allen
Stites & Harbison, PLLC520
West Main Street
Blue Ridge, Georgia 30513
(706) 632-7923
File No. 7484A-03497
April 5-26
#330405

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BETTY D KETCHENS ...

NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER
FANNIN COUNTY
Pursuant to the Power of Sale contained in a Security Deed given by Betty D. Ketchens to Chase Manhattan Bank USA, N.A. dated 2/8/2005 and recorded in Deed Book 623 Page 259 Fannin County, Georgia records; as last transferred to or acquired by JP Morgan Chase Bank, National Association, conveying the after-described property to secure a Note in the original principal amount of $56,000.00, 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 Fannin County, Georgia (or such other area as designated by Order of the Superior Court of said county), within the legal hours of sale on May 02, 2017 (being the first Tuesday of said month unless said date falls on a Federal Holiday, in which case being the first Wednesday of said month), the following described property:
ALL THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY, TO WIT:
ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND LYING AND BEING IN THE 8TH DISTRICT, 2ND SECTION OF FANNIN COUNTY, GEORGIA, BEING PART OF LAND LOT NO. 146, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:
BEGINNING AT NORTHEAST CORNER OF CROSS ROADS AND RUNNING WITH OLD ROAD WEST TO BLACK JACK CORNER; THENCE SOUTH WITH ORIGINAL LINE TO A CROSS ROAD BETWEEN THOMPSON AND WALKERS AT ROCK CORNER; THENCE NORTHEAST A STRAIGHT LINE TO A BRANCH 15 FEET ABOVE PASTURE FENCE; THENCE AN EASTERN DIRECTION WITHIN 15 FEET OF PASTURE FENCE BACK TO ROAD LEADING TO EPWORTH; THENCE NORTH WITH SAID ROAD TO THE BEGINNING POINT AT CROSS ROADS, AND ON WHICH IS LOCATED ONE SIX ROOM FRAM DWELLING, AND ALSO, ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND LYING AND BEING IN THE 8TH DISTRICT 2ND SECTION OF FANNIN COUNTY, GEORGIA, BEING PART OF LAND LOT NO. 143, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:
BEGINNING AT THE ORIGINAL LINE AT RIDGE ROAD AND RUNNING SOUTHEAST ABOUT 200 FEET TO STEEL POST; THENCE NORTHEAST ABOUT 650 FEET TO ANOTHER IRON POST ON THE EPWORTH ROAD; THENCE WITH THE W.N. OVENBY LINE BACK TO THE BEGINNING POINT, AND LYING CONTIGUOUS WITH THE FIRST TRACT OF LAND CONVEYED HEREIN AND ADJOINING SAID LANDS ON SOUTH SIDE, MAKING THE WHOLE TRACT LESS AND EXCEPT THAT CERTAIN PROPERTY CONVEYED TO MARGARET D. RUSSELL AND FRANCIS L. MOLLIS BY DEED RECORDED 8-18-00 IN V. 364, P. 629.
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 the Security Deed and by law, including attorney's fees (notice of intent to collect attorney's fees having been given).
Said property is commonly known as 41 October Ln, Epworth, GA 30541 together with all fixtures and personal property attached to and constituting a part of said property, if any. To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party (or parties) in possession of the subject property is (are): Betty D. Ketchens or tenant or tenants.
JP Morgan Chase Bank, NA is the entity or individual designated who shall have full authority to negotiate, amend and modify all terms of the mortgage.
JP Morgan Chase Bank, NA
Home owner's Assistance Department
3415 Vision Drive
Columbus, Ohio 43219
1-866-550-5705
Note, however, that such entity or individual is not required by law to negotiate, amend or modify the terms of the loan.
Said property will be sold subject to: (a) any outstanding ad valor em taxes (including taxes which are a lien, but not yet due and payable), (b) unpaid water or sewage bills that constitute a lien against the property whether due and payable or not yet due and payable and which may not be of record, (c) the right of redemption of any taxing authority, (d) any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, and (e) 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 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 Security Deed. Pursuant to O.C.G.A. Section 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.
JP Morgan Chase Bank, National Association as agent and Attorney in Fact for Betty D. Ketchens
Aldridge Pite, LLP, 15 Piedmont Center, 3575 Piedmont Road, N.E., Suite 500, Atlanta, Georgia 30305, (404) 994-7637.
1031-77682A
THIS LAW FIRM MAY BE ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. 1031-77682A
April 5-26
#330901

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TIMOTHY R. BRADFORD ...

IN THE PROBATE COURT of FANNIN COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF Timothy R. Bradford, DECEASED
ESTATE NO: 17-19
PETITION FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION
NOTICE
TO: WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:
Thomas Allen Bradford and Anna Marie Franklin has petitioned to be appointed Administrator of the estate of Timothy R. Bradford, 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 53-12-261.) All interested parties are hereby notified to show cause why said petition should not be granted. All objection 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., MAY 1, 2017.
BE NOTIFIED FURTHER: All objections to the Petition must be in writing, setting forth the grounds of any such objections. All objections should be sworn to before a notary public or before a Probate Court Clerk, and filing fees must be tendered with your objections, unless you qualify as an indigent party. Contact Probate Court personnel 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.
R. Scott Kiker
Judge of the Probate Court
By: Jennifer Dickey
Clerk of the Probate Court
400 West Main Street, Suite 204
Blue Ridge, GA. 30513
706-632-3011
April 5-26
#330305

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CINDY PIERCE ...

NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER, FANNIN COUNTY
Pursuant to the Power of Sale contained in a Security Deed given by Cindy Pierce and Joseph F. Pierce, Jr. to The Home Bank dated 2/20/2004 and recorded in Deed Book 562 Page 611 and modified at Deed Book 1056 Page 755 Fannin County, Georgia records; as last transferred to or acquired by Branch Banking and Trust Company, conveying the after-described property to secure a Note in the original principal amount of $ 312,468.25, 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 Fannin County, Georgia (or such other area as designated by Order of the Superior Court of said county), within the legal hours of sale on May 02, 2017 (being the first Tuesday of said month unless said date falls on a Federal Holiday, in which case being the first Wednesday of said month), the following described property:
All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in Land Lot 276 of the 8th District and 2nd Section, Fannin County, Georgia, being .84 acres as per plat of survey for Joseph F. Pierce and Cindy Pierce by Cherry Log Survey Co., Inc., Joel Jordan G.R.L.S. No.2430, dated March 27, 1990, and recorded in Plat Book 23, Page 50, in Fannin County Records, to which said plat of survey reference is made for purposes of incorporating herein.
Being and intended to be a portion of that same property conveyed by Warranty Deed from Ranell Lowman in favor of Joseph F. Pierce, Jr. and Cindy Pierce, recorded July 26, 1983, in Deed Book 85, Page 215, in Fannin County Records.
Subject to riparian rights of others, if any, in and to water located on adjacent to the above-described property.
Subject to all easements, restrictions, and rights-of
way as shown on plat recorded in Plat Book 23, Page 50 and in Plat Book 12, Page 154, in Fannin County Records.
Subject to right-of-way deed for rural post road recorded in Deed Book 39, Page 762, in Fannin County Records.
Subject to electric line right-of-way easement to Tri-State Electric Membership Corporation recorded in Deed Book 67, Page 421, and in Deed Book 77, Page 570, in Fannin County Records.
Subject to exception of all mineral and mining privileges as shown in Warranty Deed recorded in Deed Book 19, Page 125, in Fannin County Records.
Subject to driveway easement for ingress and egress as shown in Warranty Deed recorded in Deed Book 92, Pages 517-18, in Fannin county Records.
Subject to encroachment of driveway shown on plat recorded in Plat Book 23, Page 50, in Fannin County Records.
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 the Security Deed and by law, including attorney?s fees (notice of intent to collect attorney?s fees having been given).
Said property is commonly known as 4805 Old Hwy 76, , Blue Ridge, GA 30513 together with all fixtures and personal property attached to and constituting a part of said property, if any. To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party (or parties) in possession of the subject property is (are): Joseph F. Pierce, Jr. and Cindy Pierce or tenant or tenants.
Branch Banking and Trust Company is the entity or individual designated who shall have full authority to negotiate, amend and modify all terms of the mortgage.
Branch Banking and Trust Company
Mortgage Loan Servicing
P.O. Box 2467
Greenville, SC 29602-2467
1-800-827-3722
Note, however, that such entity or individual is not required by law to negotiate, amend or modify the terms of the loan.
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) unpaid water or sewage bills that constitute a lien against the property whether due and payable or not yet due and payable and which may not be of record, (c) the right of redemption of any taxing authority, (d) any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, and (e) 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 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 Security Deed. Pursuant to O.C.G.A. Section 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.
Branch Banking and Trust Company as agent and Attorney in Fact for Cindy Pierce and Joseph F. Pierce, Jr.
Aldridge Pite, LLP, 15 Piedmont Center, 3575 Piedmont Road, N.E., Suite 500, Atlanta, Georgia 30305, (404) 994-7637.
1207-876A
THIS LAW FIRM MAY BE ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. 1207-876A
April 5-26
#330924

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WILLIAM JOSEPH DEPAOLA ...

NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS
State of Georgia
County of Fannin
All creditors of the estate of William Joseph Depaola, deceased, late of Fannin County, Georgia, are hereby notified to render in their demands against said estate to the undersigned, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment to the undersigned.
This the 29th day of March, 2017.
Kara Liane Ott
1554 Brandywine Lane
Little Elm, TX 75068
April 5-26
#331083

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WILLIAM L. BARTON ...

Notice of Sale Under Power
State of Georgia
County of FANNIN
Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in a Deed to Secure Debt given by WILLIAM L BARTON to MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., ("MERS"), AS NOMINEE FOR HOMESTAR FINANCIAL CORP. , dated 12/18/2013, and Recorded on 12/20/2013 as Book No. 1079 and Page No. 758769, FANNIN County, Georgia records, as last assigned to J.P. MORGAN MORTGAGE ACQUISITION CORP. (the Secured Creditor), by assignment, conveying the afterdescribed property to secure a Note of even date in the original principal amount of $77,551.00, with interest at the rate specified therein, there will be sold by the undersigned at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash at the FANNIN County Courthouse within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in May, 2017, the following described property: TRACT I ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND LYING AND BEING IN THE 8TH DISTRICT AND 1ST SECTION OF FANNIN COUNTY, GEORGIA, AND BEING PART OF LAND LOT 219, CONTAINING ONE (1) ACRE, MORE OR LESS. MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE PROPERTY CONVEYED AT AN IRON PIN LOCATED ON THE NORTH SIDE OF FORGE MILL ROAD, AND RUNNING THENCE EASTERLY WITH FORGE MILL ROAD TO AN IRON PIN LOCATED ON THE EAST SIDE OF ABERCROMBIE DRIVEWAY AT CHASTAIN CORNER: THENCE EAST WITH CHASTIAN LINE TO AN IRON PIN AT HAROLD ABERCROMBIE CORNER; THENCE NORTHERLY WITH HAROLD ABERCROMBIE LINE TO AN IRON PIN ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF OLD ROAD; THENCE SOUTHWESTERLY DIRECTION TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, BEING GENERALLY KNOWN AS THE RADIC E. BROWN HOME PLACE.
THE ABOVE DESCRIBED PROPERTY IS THE SAME PROPERTY THAT WAS CONVEYED TO JANE JONES BY WARRANTY DEED OF RADIC E BROWN, DATED THE 17TH DAY OF MAY, 1982, AND RECORDED IN DEED BOOK 76, PAGE 38, IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE SUPERIOR COURT OF FANNIN COUNTY, GEORGIA.
TRACT II ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND LYING AND BEING IN FANNIN COUNTY, GEORGIA, AND BEING A PART OF LAND LOT NO. 250 IN THE 8TH DISTRICT AND 1ST SECTION OF SAID COUNTY, AND BEING ONE HALF ACRE, MORE OR LESS. BEGINNING AT A ROCK CORNER AND RUNNING WITH THE FORGE MILL ROAD A DISTANCE OF 300 FEET TO AN IRON STAKE; THENCE NORTH TO THE ORIGINAL LINE TO AN IRON STAKE; THENCE WITH THE ORIGINAL LINE TO THE ORIGINAL CORNER; THENCE WITH THE ORIGINAL LINE TO THE BEGINNING POINT.
THE ABOVE DESCRIBED PROPERTY IS THE SAME PROPERTY THAT WAS CONVEYED TO JANE JONES BY WARRANTY DEED OF BOBBY L. JONES AND BARBARA L JONES, DATED THE 14TH DAY OF JUNE, 1977, AND RECORDED IN DEED BOOK 58, PAGE 765, IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE SUPERIOR COURT FOR FANNIN COUNTY, GEORGIA. 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. Because the debt remains 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). J.P. MORGAN MORTGAGE ACQUISITION CORP. holds the duly endorsed Note and is the current assignee of the Security Deed to the property. CARRINGTON MORTGAGE SERVICES, LLC, acting on behalf of and, as necessary, in consultation with J.P. MORGAN MORTGAGE ACQUISITION CORP. (the current investor on the loan), is the entity with the full authority to negotiate, amend, and modify all terms of the loan. Pursuant to O.C.G.A. 4414162.2, CARRINGTON MORTGAGE SERVICES, LLC may be contacted at: CARRINGTON MORTGAGE SERVICES, LLC, 1600 SOUTH DOUGLASS ROAD, SUITE 200A, ANAHEIM, CA 92806, . Please note that, pursuant to O.C.G.A. 4414162.2, the secured creditor is not required to amend or modify the terms of the loan. To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party/parties in possession of the subject property known as 2015 FORGE MILL RD, MORGANTON, GEORGIA 30560 is/are: WILLIAM L BARTON or tenant/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 Deed to Secure Debt first set out above, including, but not limited to, assessments, liens, encumbrances, zoning ordinances, easements, restrictions, covenants, etc. 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 security deed. Pursuant to O.C.G.A. Section 913172.1, which allows for certain procedures regarding the rescission of judicial and nonjudicial 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 in the preceding paragraph. J.P. MORGAN MORTGAGE ACQUISITION CORP. as Attorney in Fact for WILLIAM L BARTON.
THIS LAW FIRM IS ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. 00000006541361
BARRETT DAFFIN FRAPPIER LEVINE & BLOCK, LLP
4004 Belt Line Road, Suite 100
Addison, Texas 75001
Telephone: (972) 3415398
April 5-26
#330625

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GEORGE E. ANDRIN, III ...

NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS
State of Georgia
County of Fannin
All creditors of the estate of George E. Andrin, III, deceased, late of Fannin County, Georgia, are hereby notified to render in their demands against said estate to the undersigned, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment to the undersigned.
This the 27th day of March 2017.
Peggy E. Andrin
144 N. Holly Terrace
Blue Ridge, GA 30513
April 5-26
#330261

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IRENE W. SHIPMAN ...

NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS
State of Georgia
County of Fannin
All creditors of the estate of Irene W. Shipman, deceased, late of Fannin County, Georgia, are hereby notified to render in their demands against said estate to the undersigned, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment to the undersigned.
This the 20th day of March, 2017
Crystal E. Shipman
1422 Wadley Avenue
East Point, GA 30344
April 5-26
#330252

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JACK BUIST ROOF JR., ...

NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS
State of Georgia
County of Fannin
All creditors of the estate of Jack Buist Roof, Jr., deceased, late of Fannin County, Georgia, are hereby notified to render in their demands against said estate to the undersigned, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment to the undersigned.
This the 21st day of March 2017.
Sherry P. Roof
PO Box 1405
Blue Ridge, GA 30513
April 5-26
#330257

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JODY LAMAR STILLWELL ...

STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF FANNIN
NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER
Because of a default under the terms of the Security Deed executed by Jody Lamar Stillwell to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for Taylor, Bean and Whitaker Mortgage Corp., its successors and assigns dated June 6, 2008, and recorded in Deed Book 850, Page 586, Fannin County Records, said Security Deed having been last sold, assigned, transferred and conveyed to Selene Finance LP, securing a Note in the original principal amount of $111,746.00, 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, May 2, 2017, 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 Land Lot 84 of the 8th District, 2nd Section of Fannin County, Georgia, consisting of 1.59 acres, more or less, according to a plat of survey dated January 10, 2008 prepared for Jody Lamar Stillwell by Polaris Surveyors, LLC, Richard E. Nutt, RGLS #1797, said plat being recorded in Plat Hanger E-92, Page 4 of the Fannin County, Georgia, Plat Records and which plat is hereby incorporated herein and made a part hereof by reference for a more complete and accurate description of said property. This is a portion of that certain property described in that an Administrator's Deed dated December 29, 2006 between Frances Allen, as Administrator of the Estate of Calvin Jerry Allen a/k/a Jerry Allen, deceased, and Randall Lloyd Allen, recorded in Deed Book 766, Page 300 of the Fannin County, Georgia Deed Records.This conveyance is made subject to a permanent and perpetual easement for water rights to the well located on that certain property described and depicted on a plat of survey dated August 24, 2006 recorded in Plat Hanger D-392, Page 2 of the Fannin County, Georgia Deed Records, which additional plat of survey is incorporated herein and made a part hereof by referenced for a more complete and accurate description of said easement.Together with an immovable and permanent fixture attached thereto, a 2007 Waverly 3272 32 X 68 Manufactured Home, Model Tuscumbian TT327217, Serial Number(s) 17L11081XU.Map and Parcel No.: 0047-079 (Parent Parcel)
Said property is known as 5 C J Drive, Mineral Bluff, GA 30559, 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 proceeds of said sale will be applied to the payment of said indebtedness and all expenses of said sale as provided in said Deed, and the balance, if any, will be distributed as provided by law.
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 secured creditor.
The property is or may be in the possession of Jody Stillwell, a/k/a Jody Lamar Stillwell, successor in interest or tenant(s).
Selene Finance LP as Attorney-in-Fact for Jody Lamar Stillwell
File no. 17-063902 SHAPIRO PENDERGAST & HASTY, LLP* Attorneys and Counselors at Law 211 Perimeter Center Parkway, N.E., Suite 300Atlanta, GA 30346 770-220-2535/CH shapiroandhasty.com *THE LAW FIRM IS ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. 04/05, 04/12, 04/19, 04/26, 2017
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April 5-26
#329602

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KENNETH GEORGE GROTZ ...

NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS
State of Georgia
County of Fannin
All creditors of the estate of Kenneth George Grotz, deceased, late of Fannin County, Georgia, are hereby notified to render in their demands against said estate to the undersigned, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment to the undersigned.
This the 21st day of March, 2017.
David Allen Castleman
23702 Via Chiripa
Orange County, CA 92691
April 5-26
#330254

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MICHAEL EDWARD SUMMERS ...

IN THE PROBATE COURTOF FANNIN COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF Michael Edward Summers ,DECEASED
ESTATE NO: 17-27
NOTICE OF PETITION TO FILE FOR YEAR'S SUPPORT
The Petition of Liza F. Summers, for a year's support from the estate of Michael Edward Summers, deceased, for decedent's (surviving spouse), (and) (minor child(ren)), having been duly filed, all interested persons are hereby notified to show cause, if any they have, on or before 10:00 May 1, 2017, 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 on or before the time stated in the preceding sentence. All objections should be sworn before a notary public or before a Probate Court Clerk, and filing fees must be tendered with your objections, unless you qualify to file as an indigent party. Contact Probate Court personnel 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.
R. Scott Kiker
Judge of the Probate Court
By: Jennifer Dickey
Clerk of the Probate Court
400 West Main Street, Suite 204
Blue Ridge, GA 30513
706-632-3011
April 5-26
#330280

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PATRICIA COULTAUS NIGRO ...

IN THE PROBATE COURT of FANNIN COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF PATRICIA COULTAUS NIGRO, DECEASED
ESTATE NO: 17-30
PETITION FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION
NOTICE
TO: WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:
JANA LEE STULLER has petitioned to be appointed Administrator of the estate of PATRICIA COULTAUS NIGRO, 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 53-12-261.) All interested parties are hereby notified to show cause why said petition should not be granted. All objection 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., MAY 1, 2017.
BE NOTIFIED FURTHER: All objections to the Petition must be in writing, setting forth the grounds of any such objections. All objections should be sworn to before a notary public or before a Probate Court Clerk, and filing fees must be tendered with your objections, unless you qualify as an indigent party. Contact Probate Court personnel 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.
David W. Lindsey
Judge of the Probate Court
By: Jennifer Dickey
Clerk of the Probate Court
400 West Main Street, Suite 204
Blue Ridge, GA. 30513
706-632-3011
April 5-26
#330293

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SAVANNAH PAINTER VS. ...

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF FANNIN COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
Savannah Painter,
Plaintiff,
vs.
Joshua Painter,
Defendant
Civil Action No: 2016V540
NOTICE OF PUBLICATION
By order for service of publication dated the 2 day of December, 2016, you are hereby notified that on the 2 day of December, 2016, Savannah Painter, filed suit against you for complaint for divorce.
You are required to file with the Clerk of the Superior Court, and serve upon the Plaintiff an answer in writing within sixty (60) days of the date of the order for publication.
WITNESS, the Honorable Mary Elizabeth Priest, Judge of the Superior Court.
This the 2 day of December, 2016.
Dana C. Chastain
Clerk
Fannin County Superior Court
April 12-May 3
#331606

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SAMANTHA M DEAL ...

Relinquish/Surrender of Property:
By reason of default in the mini-storage rental agreement contract between North Georgia Storage (2914 Blue Ridge Drive, Blue Ridge, GA) and Samantha M. Deal (aka Samantha Peak), as occupant, and under the authority of O.C.G.A. Title 10, Chapter 4, the misc household contents of rented unit 22 will be relinquished/surrendered for sale/auction/or disposal on April 20th, 2017 at owners discretion. Tenant has the right to pay the entire past due amount and redeem contents prior to April 20th at NOON. Owners of North Georgia Storage can be reached at 706-374-7722.
April 12-19
#332809

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BID REQUEST ...

Fannin County Board of Commissioners / Fannin County Fire/EMS - Emergency Management Vehicle
BID REQUEST
Notice is given that the foregoing has issued an invitation to submit bid proposals for vehicles to be utilized by the Fannin County Fire Department. Complete bid specifications can be obtained by contacting Robert Graham, Fannin County Emergency Management Agency, rgraham@fannincountyga.org or at 706-632-1958.
Bids will be accepted until 4:00 PM on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at the Office of the Board of Commissioners of Fannin County, Attention County Clerk, Denise Duncan, 400 West Main Street, Suite 100, Blue Ridge, Georgia 30513 and clearly marked as "Fire Department Vehicles" on the exterior.
Bids will be opened subsequent to May 9, 2017 and a decision made as to acceptance at 6:00 PM on May 23, 2017 at the regularly scheduled meeting of the Fannin County Board of Commissioners. There are very specific requirements as to the format for bid submission.
The Fannin County Board of Commissioners reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any informality.
April 19-26
#334469

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ELVIN RAYMOND WASHBURN SR ...

NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS
State of Georgia
County of Fannin
All creditors of the estate of Elvin Raymond Washburn, Sr., deceased, late of Fannin County, Georgia, are hereby notified to render in their demands against said estate to the undersigned, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment to the undersigned.
This the 10th day of April, 2017.
Karen Elaine Williams
11618 Big Canoe
Jasper, GA 30143
April 19-May 10
#334512

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LORI K. JOHNSON VS. ...

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF FANNIN COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
LORI K. JOHNSON,
Plaintiff
vs.
CIVIL ACTION NO. 2017-V-167
ESTATE OF PERCY R. ROSE AND
HEIRS UNKNOWN,
Defendants.
NOTICE FOR SERVICE BY PUBLICATION
TO: ESTATE OF PERCY R. ROSE AND HEIRS UNKNOWN
The above-styled Complaint for Declaratory Judgment was filed against you by LORI K. JOHNSON on March 29, 2017. By Order for Service by Publication, dated April 5, 2017, this Court ordered that service of process upon you be had by publication, all as provided by law. You are hereby required to file with the Clerk of this Court and to serve upon Plaintiff's attorney, Angela Stewart DeLorme, Attorney at Law, 730 East Second Street, Suite 101, Blue Ridge, Georgia, 30513, an answer to Plaintiff's Complaint for Declaratory Judgment within sixty (60) days from the date of the Order for Service by Publication as set forth above.
This 5 day of April, 2017.
HON. MARY E. PRIEST, JUDGEFANNIN COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT
APPALACHIAN JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
April 19-May 10
#334238

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MARGARET SUE DICKEY ...

NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS
State of Georgia
County of Fannin
All creditors of the estate of Margaret Sue Dickey, deceased, late of Fannin County, Georgia, are hereby notified to render in their demands against said estate to the undersigned, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment to the undersigned.
This the 11th day of April, 2017.
Suzanne Dickey Driscoll
123 Brighton Ct.
Calhoun, GA 30701
April 19-May 10
#334510

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MARY ELEANOR JONES ...

Notice
(For Discharge from Office and all Liability)
PROBATE COURT OF FANNIN COUNTY
RE: PETITION OF Joan K. Warrick, Melanie K. Wyatt and Tammy K. Elrod for DISCHARGE AS Executors of the estate of Mary Eleanor Jones, Deceased.
TO: All and singular the heirs of said decedent, the beneficiaries under the purported will, 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 10:00 a.m. May 1, 2017.
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 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.
R. Scott Kiker,
Probate Judge
By: Jennifer Dickey,
Probate Clerk/Deputy Clerk
400 West Main Street, Suite 204
Blue Ridge, Ga. 30513
706-632-3011
April 19
#334513

The News Observer

Phone: 706.632.2019
Fax: 706.632.2577
Email: news@thenewsobserver.com

Address: P.O.Box 989,
5748 Appalachian Hwy
Blue Ridge, GA, 30513