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NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS
State of Georgia
County of Fannin
All creditors of the estate of Rose Cruse, 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 12th day of January, 2018.
Wayne Allen Cruse &
Clyde Cruse
16490 Morganton Hwy
Morganton, GA 30560
Jan. 31-Feb. 21
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NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS
State of Georgia
County of Fannin
All creditors of the estate of Jerry Lee Jones, 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 16th day of January, 2018.
Martha Ann Anthony
3031 Murphy Highway
Mineral Bluff, GA 30559
Jan. 31-Feb. 21
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NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS
State of Georgia
County of Fannin
All creditors of the estate of Mary Lucille O'Neal, 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 1st day of September, 2017.
Rebecca Ann Davis
PO Box 622
Morganton, GA 30560
Jan. 31-Feb. 21
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NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS
State of Georgia
County of Fannin
All creditors of the estate of Melody Lynn Headrick, 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 26th day of July. 2017
Kelvin Morris Headrick
908 Harrison & Ada Rd.
Blue Ridge, GA 30513
Jan. 31-Feb. 21
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NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS
State of Georgia
County of Fannin
All creditors of the estate of William Arterberry Thomas, 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 25th day of August, 2017
Bilinda Diane Thomas
923 Peachtree St., NE #1127
Atlanta, GA 30309
Jan. 31-Feb. 21
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NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS
State of Georgia
County of Fannin
All creditors of the estate of William Roy Raper, 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 4th day of January, 2018.
Doris Elaine Magruder
7401 Murphy Hwy
Mineral Buff, GA 30559
Jan. 31-Feb. 21
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IN THE PROBATE COURT OF FANNIN COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF William Scott Wise, DECEASED
ESTATE NO: 18-07
PETITION FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION
NOTICE TO: WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:
Connie Elizabeth Wise has petitioned to be appointed Administrator of the estate of William Scott Wise, 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., March 1, 2018.
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
706-632-301
Jan. 31-Feb. 21
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NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS
State of Georgia
County of Fannin
All creditors of the estate of Dorothy Thomas Hoover, 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 25th day of January, 2018.
Elizabeth Dorothy Hoover Phillips
2281 Merriweather Way
Wellington, FL 33414
Jan. 31-Feb. 21
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NOTICE OF SUMMONS
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF FANNIN COUNTY MT. HERMON BAPTIST CHURCH, Plaintiff vs. DAVID ROSS AND WANDA ROSS, Defendants Civil Action File No. 2017-V-421. NOTICE OF SUMMONS TO WANDA ROSS - SERVICE BY PUBLICATION By Order for Service By Publication dated January 22, 2018, WANDA ROSS you are hereby notified that on the 28th day of September, 2017, MT. HERMON BAPTIST CHURCH, filed A PETITION TO QUIET TITLE, EJECTMENT, CONTINUING TRESS AND INJUNCTIVE RELIEF in the Superior Court of Fannin County, Blue Ridge, Georgia. You are hereby required to file with the Clerk of Superior Court, and to serve upon Petitioner's attorney Laura J. Ray, whose address is, Laura J. Ray, LLC. P.O. Box 2710, Blue Ridge, Georgia, 30513, an answer, in writing sixty (60) days from the date of the Order for Service by Publication. WITNESS, the Honorable John Worchester, Superior Court of Fannin County, Georgia. This 22nd day of January, 2018. /s/ Dana Chastain, Clerk Fannin County Superior Court Fannin County, Georgia.
Jan.31-Feb. 21
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NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS
State of Georgia
County of Fannin
All creditors of the estate of Eugene Ragan, 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 December, 2017.
Shari Rubin
63 Dreamcatcher
Blue Ridge, GA 30513
Jan. 31-Feb. 21
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NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT OF RECEIVERSHIP CHRISTOPHER MARK MILLER
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that William D. NeSmith, III has been appointed receiver of the client files of Christopher Mark Miller by the Supreme Court of Georgia, on December 4, 2017, Case No. S18B0549. The purpose of the receivership is to return client files to current and former clients. Any current or former client of Christopher Mark Miller who wants their file returned should contact the receiver as follows:
William D. NeSmith, III104 Marietta St. NWSuite 100Atlanta, GA 30303404-527-8720
If your case with Christopher Mark Miller that has been closed for six or more years, the receiver will seek a court order to destroy such files unless claimed by March 1, 2018.
Jan. 31-Feb. 21
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NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS
State of Georgia
County of Fannin
All creditors of the estate of Richard Gunter, 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 12th day of January, 2018.
Frances Charlene Gunter
3823 Mobile Rd
McCaysville, GA 30555
Jan. 31-Feb. 21
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NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER STATE OF GEORGIA COUNTY OF FANNIN Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained with that certain Security Deed dated March 3, 2009, from Sylvia Reynolds to Financial Freedom Senior Funding Corporation, recorded on March 11, 2009 in Deed Book 879 at Page 743 Fannin County, Georgia records, having been last sold, assigned, transferred and conveyed to CIT Bank, N.A.by Assignment and said Security Deed having been given to secure a note dated March 3, 2009, in the amount of $277,500.00, and said Note being in default, the undersigned will sell at public outcry during the legal hours of sale before the door of the courthouse of Fannin County, Georgia, on March 6, 2018 the following described real property (hereinafter referred to as the "Property"): 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 # 194, AND BEING 0.79 ACRES, MORE OR LESS, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: TO REACH THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING, START AT THE ORIGINAL LAND LOT CORNER COMMON TO LAND LOTS 167, 168, 193 AND 194 OF SAID 8TH DISTRICT, 2ND SECTION; THENCE SOUTH 71 DEG. 00' EAST A DISTANCE OF 3,504.79 FEET TO A POINT IN THE CENTERLINE OF A ROAD, THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE WITH SAID CENTERLINE NORTH 75 DEG. 36' EAST A DISTANCE OF 100.0 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 48 DEG. 07' EAST A DISTANCE OF 373.38 FEET TO A POINT IN THE CENTERLINE OF HEMPTOWN CREEK; THENCE WITH HEMPTOWN CREEK TWO (2) COURSES AND DISTANCES AS FOLLOWS: SOUTH 72 DEG. 45' WEST A DISTANCE OF 40.0 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 34 DEG. 55' WEST A DISTANCE OF 60.0 FEET; THENCE NORTH 46 DEG. 39' WEST A DISTANCE OF 415.78 FEET TO THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING. SUBJECT TO ELECTRIC LINE RIGHT-OF-WAY EASEMENTS TO TRI-STATE EMC RECORDED IN DEED BOOK 76, PAGE 199 AND DEED BOOK 92, PAGE 350, IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF SUPERIOR COURT, FANNIN COUNTY, GEORGIA. SUBJECT TO RURAL POST ROADS RIGHT-OF-WAY DEED RECORDED IN DEED BOOK 227, PAGE 83, IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF SUPERIOR COURT, FANNIN COUNTY, GEORGIA. SUBJECT TO 40' UTILITY EASEMENT AND 20' ROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY EASEMENT ALONG EXISTING ROAD WHICH FORM ANY BOUNDARY OF ANY TRACT AS SHOWN IN DEED BOOK 214, PAGES 654-55, IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF SUPERIOR COURT, FANNIN COUNTY, GEORGIA. SUBJECT TO RIPARIAN RIGHTS OF OTHERS, IF ANY. SUBJECT TO EXISTING EASEMENTS AND RIGHT OF WAYS FOR PUBLIC ROADS, IF ANY. ALSO SUBJECT TO FANNIN COUNTY, GEORGIA SUBDIVISION REGULATIONS, MOBILE HOME REGULATIONS AND ANY ZONING OR OTHER ORDINANCES, IF ANY. THIS CONVEYANCE MADE TOGETHER WITH RIGHT OF INGRESS, EGRESS AND UTILITY SERVICE ALONG EXISTING ROADS TO THE SUBJECT PROPERTY. THIS BEING A PORTION OF THAT PROPERTY CONVEYED UNTO SYLVIA REYNOLDS BY WARRANTY DEED FROM ELLEN F. ANDERSON, DATED OCTOBER 3, 2001, RECORDED ON OCTOBER 5, 2001, IN DEED BOOK 412, PAGES 647-48, IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF SUPERIOR COURT, FANNIN COUNTY, GEORGIA. The debt secured by the Security Deed and evidenced by the Note and has been, and is hereby, declared due and payable because of, among other possible events of default, failure to make the payments as required by the terms of the Note. The debt remaining is in default and this sale will be made for the purposes of paying the Security Deed, accrued interest, and all expenses of the sale, including attorneys' fees. Notice of intention to collect attorneys' fees has been given as provided by law. To the best of the undersigned's knowledge, the person(s) in possession of the property is/are Sylvia Reynolds. The property, being commonly known as 141 Mountain Rivers Road, Mineral Bluff, GA, 30559 in Fannin County, will be sold as the property of Sylvia Reynolds, subject to any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien and not yet due and payable), any matters affecting title to the property which would be disclosed by accurate survey and inspection thereof, and all assessments, liens, encumbrances, restrictions, covenants, and matters of record to the Security Deed. Pursuant to O.C.G.A. Section 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: Financial Freedom, 2900 Esperanza Crossing, Austin, TX 78758, 866-727-4303 . The foregoing notwithstanding, nothing in O.C.G.A. Section 44-14-162.2 shall require the secured creditor to negotiate, amend or modify the terms of the mortgage instrument. The sale will be conducted subject (1) to confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under U.S. Bankruptcy code and (2) to final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan with the holder of the Security Deed. Albertelli Law Attorney for CIT Bank, N.A. as Attorney in Fact for Sylvia Reynolds 100 Galleria Parkway, Suite 960 Atlanta, GA 30339 Phone: (770) 373-4242 By: James E. Albertelli, Esq. For the Firm THIS FIRM IS ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. - 17-017458 A-4644873 02/07/2018, 02/14/2018, 02/21/2018, 02/28/2018
Feb. 7-28
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NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER
GEORGIA, FANNIN COUNTY
By virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Security Deed from WILLIAM PATTERSON to MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. AS NOMINEE FOR HOME FUNDS DIRECT , dated December 13, 2005, recorded December 27, 2005, in Deed Book 689, Page 589-607, Fannin County, Georgia Records, said Security Deed having been given to secure a Note of even date in the original principal amount of One Hundred Eleven Thousand and 00/100 dollars ($111,000.00), with interest thereon as provided for therein, said Security Deed having been last sold, assigned and transferred to Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as Indenture Trustee, on behalf of the holders of the Accredited Mortgage Loan Trust 2006-1 Asset Backed Notes, there will be sold 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 March, 2018, all property described in said Security Deed including but not limited to the following described property:
ALL THAT PARCEL OF LAND IN THE CITY OF BLUE RIDGE, FANNIN COUNTY, STATE OF GEORGIA, AS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED IN DEED BOOK 355, PAGE 97-98, ID# 0036 003 A, BEING KNOWN AND DESIGNATED AS LAND LOT 254, 7TH DISTRICT, 1ST SECTION, CONTAINING 3.3 ACRES, METES AND BOUNDS PROPERTY.BY FEE SIMPLE DEED FROM JOSHUA H. BATCHELDER AS SET FORTH IN DEED BOOK 355, PAGE 97-98, DATED 03/28/2000 AND RECORDED 04/25/2000, FANNIN COUNTY RECORDS, STATE OF GEORGIA.
Said legal description being controlling, however the property is more commonly known as 369 BLACK ANKLE LN, BLUE RIDGE, GA 30513.
The indebtedness secured by said Security Deed has been and is hereby declared due because of default under the terms of said Security Deed and Note. The indebtedness remaining in default, this sale will be made for the purpose of paying the same, all expenses of the sale, including attorneys? fees (notice to collect same having been given) and all other payments provided for under the terms of the Security Deed and Note.
Said property will be sold on an ?as-is? basis without any representation, warranty or recourse against the above-named or the undersigned. The sale will also be subject to the following items which may affect the title: 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; matters which would be disclosed by an accurate survey or by an inspection of the property; all zoning ordinances; assessments; liens; encumbrances; restrictions; covenants, and any other matters of record superior to said Security Deed.
To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the owner and party in possession of the property is WILLIAM PATTERSON, or tenants(s).
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.
Please note that, pursuant to O.C.G.A. 44-14-162.2, you are not entitled by law to an amendment or modification of the terms of your loan. The entity having full authority to negotiate, amend or modify all terms of the loan (although not required by law to do so) is: Select Portfolio Servicing, Inc., Loss Mitigation Dept., 3217 S. Decker Lake Dr., Salt Lake City, UT 84119, Telephone Number: 888-818-6032.
DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS INDENTURE TRUSTEE, ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDERS OF THE ACCREDITED MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2006-1 ASSET BACKED NOTES
as Attorney in Fact for
WILLIAM PATTERSON
THE BELOW LAW FIRM MAY BE HELD TO BE ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR, UNDER FEDERAL LAW. IF SO, ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.
Attorney Contact: Rubin Lublin, LLC, 3145 Avalon Ridge Place, Suite 100, Peachtree Corners, GA 30071
Telephone Number: (877) 813-0992 Case No. SPS-13-02844-11
Ad Run Dates 02/07/2018, 02/14/2018, 02/21/2018, 02/28/2018
www.rubinlublin.com/property-listings.phpc
Feb. 7-28
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Notice
IN THE PROBATE COURT OF FANNIN COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF Robert Lynn Sterling, Deceased,
ESTATE NO: 17-138
NOTICE
In RE: The Petition to Probate Will (and Codicil(s)) in Solemn Form in the above referenced estate having been duly filed,
TO: Dutch A. Sterling
This is to notify you to file objection, if there is any, to the Petition to Probate Will in Solemn Form, in this Court on or before 10 A.M., March 1, 2018.
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 you objections, unless you qualify to file as an indigent party. Contact Probate Court personnel for the required amounts 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 St., Suite 204
Blue Ridge, Ga.30513
706-632-3011
Feb. 7-28
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NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS
State of Georgia
County of Fannin
All creditors of the estate of Ruth Mae Turner, 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 25th day of January 2018.
Sandra Lee Lohr
2727 River Road
Mineral Bluff, GA 30559
Feb. 14-March 7
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NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS
State of Georgia
County of Fannin
All creditors of the estate of Julia E. Ledford, 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 2nd day of February 2018.
Ray L. Ledford
P.O. Box 86
McCaysvile, GA 30555
Feb. 14-March 7
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IN THE PROBATE COURT OF FANNIN COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF Sarah Ethel Swinford, DECEASED
ESTATE NO. 18-15
PETITION FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION
NOTICE
To whom it may concern:
Cynthia A. Godfrey and Denise A. Nelson has petitioned to be appointed Administrator of the estate of Sarah Ethel Swinford, 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., March 19, 2018.
BE NOTIFIED FURTHER: All objections to the Petition must be in writing, setting forth the grounds of any such objections. All objections must 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 to file as an indigent party. Contact Probate Court personal 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
Feb. 14-March 7
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PUBLIC NOTICE:
The owners of the following vehicles are unknown. The following vehicles will be deemed "abandoned" in accordance with O.C.G.A. 40-11-2 unless legal ownership is provided and debts settled associated with said vehicles. Vehicles may be redeemed at Car Crafters Towing 80 Scenic Dr, Blue Ridge, GA 30513 or call 706-258-2950.
1996 Subaru Legacy 4S3BK4354T7321424.
Feb. 14-21
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SEARCHING FOR OWNER/LIEN HOLDER
A BLUE FORD FARM TRACTOR WITH AN ATTACHED RAKE LEFT ABANDONED ON PRIVATE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 225 EAGLES NEST LANE BLUE RIDGE, GA. 30513. SERIAL #B246416 WAS REMOVED AT THE REQUEST OF THE PROPERTY OWNER on 2/5/2018.
THIS NOTICE IS A REQUEST FOR THE OWNER AND/OR LIEN HOLDER TO COME FORWARD AND PAY ALL CHARGES INCURRED OR THE TRACTOR WILL BE SOLD AT PUBLIC AUCTION IN 30 DAYS. THE TRACTOR IS BEING STORED AT FANNIN WRECKER SVC., 135 JOSH HALL RD., BLUE RIDGE, GA. 30513. CONTACT US AT 706-632-2222.
Feb. 14-21
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Notice of abandoned vehicle:
The following vehicles have been deemed abandoned according to GA law and will be sold via public auction in accordance with O.C.G.A. 40-11-2. Any owners or lienholders with legal claim to said vehicles must contact Car Crafters Towing, 80 Scenic Dr, Blue Ridge, GA 30513 to settle debts associated with vehicle. Information available at 706-258-2950.
1990 Honda Accord JHMCB7666LC130040,
2013 Cadillac SRX 3GYFNCE38DS510797,
1989 Ford F350 2FTJW35H9KCA71809,
2003 Nissan Altima 1N4AL11D63C212932,
1993 Honda Accord JHMCB7659PC057095,
1988 Nissan D21 1N6HD12H9JC308006,
1996 Subaru Legacy 4S3BK4354T7321424,
1999 Chevy Cavalier 4G1JF32T9XB902812.
Feb. 14-21
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NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS
State of Georgia
County of Fannin
All creditors of the estate of Dollie Mae Loving, 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 2nd day of February 2018.
Barbara Jean Pickelsimer
2272 Bedford Court
Jonesboro, GA 30236
Feb. 14-March 7
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INVITATION TO BID
The Fannin County Board of Education is accepting bids for mowing services for each school. Any person or company who is awarded a bid is acting as an independent contractor and will not be considered an employee of the Fannin County School System. All grounds and campuses must be mowed weekly. All bidders must show proof of liability insurance. If awarded a, mowing bid Liability Insurance and a copy of E-Verify Contractor Affidavit Form must be submitted prior to starting the mowing job(s). Bid sheets and specific information are available at the Fannin County Board of Education, 2290 East First Street, Blue Ridge, GA 30513. Bids will be received at the office of the Fannin County Board of Education during regular business hours until 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 6, 2018. At that time all bids will be opened. The Fannin County Board of Education reserves the right to reject any and all bids, waive informalities, and to readvertise.
Interested bidders may meet with Danny Shinpaugh at the Fannin County Maintenance Department Office on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, at 8:30 a.m., to view the scope of work for each site.
Please call Danny Shinpaugh for information 706-632-4049.
Feb/ 14-21
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NOTICE OF ELECTION OF BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAIN SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT SUPERVISOR
February 5, 2018
To all qualified voters in Fannin County:
Notice is hereby given that on November 6, 2018, a non-partisan election will be held to elect 1 supervisor(s) for Fannin County in the Blue Ridge Mountain Soil and Water Conservation District. District Supervisors serve as unpaid state officials who represent their counties in support of soil and water conservation activities.
March 9, 2018, is the last day on which nominations for candidates for the election will be accepted. The signatures of at least 25 qualified electors of the county are required to nominate a candidate. Candidates must also be qualified electors of the county. Nominating petitions must be received in the office of the Fannin County Election Superintendent at 400 West Main Street Suite 301, Blue Ridge, Georgia, between 9:00 a.m. March 5, 2018, and 12:00 noon on March 9, 2018. Petitions may be obtained from the Conservation Commission at the address below, from the Commission's website at www.gaswcc.org or from the Election Superintendent of
Fannin County.
GEORGIA SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION COMMISSION
Mitch Attaway, Executive Director 4310 Lexington Road
Athens, GA 30605
Feb. 14-21
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Notice of Public Sale:
The following vehicles have been deemed abandoned according to GA law and will be sold via public auction in accordance with O.C.G.A. 40-11-2. Sealed bids will be accepted from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Car Crafters Towing, 80 Scenic Dr, Blue Ridge, GA 30513 on February 23, 2018. Information available at 706-258-2950.
2004 Chevy Impala 2G1WF52E649413558,
1998 Nissan Pathfinder JN8AR05S2WW238804,
1999 Hyundai Elantra KMHJW25F2XU145065,
2002 Honda Accord 1HGCG56732A009834,
2000 Nissan Sentra 3N1CB51A4YL385396,
1996 Honda Accord 1HGCD5634TA092990,
2002 Suzuki XL7 JS3TX92V624125149,
1996 Honda Accord 1HGCE1822TA007025,
2001 Mazda Millenia JM1TA222211716088,
1997 Chrysler Sebring 4C3AU52N0VE149021,
1999 Ford Ranger 1FTYR10C0XPA55008,
2004 Chrysler Pacifica 2C4GM68434R512151,
1996 Ford Crown Victoria 2FALP74W5VX123789.
Feb. 14-21
#404755

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Notice
IN THE PROBATE COURT OF FANNIN COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF William Thomas Gordy, Sr.,
ESTATE NO: 18-20
NOTICE
In RE: The Petition to Probate Will (and Codicil(s)) in Solemn Form in the above referenced estate having been duly filed,
TO: Michael Gordy and Tommy Gordy
This is to notify you to file objection, if there is any, to the Petition to Probate Will in Solemn Form, in this Court on or before 10 A.M., March 19, 2018.
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 you objections, unless you qualify to file as an indigent party. Contact Probate Court personnel for the required amounts 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 St., Suite 204
Blue Ridge, Ga.30513
Feb. 14-March 7
#405540

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In The Superior Court of Fannin County
State of Georgia
James D. Patterson,
Plaintiff
Civil Action No: 2018V25
Gena C. Patterson
Defendant
To: Gena C. Patterson
1557 Madola Rd.
Epworth, GA 30541
NOTICE OF PUBLICATION
By Order for service by publication dated the 26 day of January, 2018, you are hereby notified that on the 26 day of January, 2018, James D. Patterson filed suit against you for Divorce.
You are required to file with the Clerk of the Superior Court and to serve upon plaintiff James D. Patterson an Answer in writing within sixty (60) days of the date of the order for publication.
WITNESS, the Honorable Judge Worcester, Judge of this Superior Court.
This the 26 day of January, 2018.
Feb. 14-March 7
#404130

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IN THE PROBATE COURT OF FANNIN COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF Henry Ronald Gentry, DECEASED
ESTATE NO. 18-17
PETITION FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION
NOTICE
TO: Nathan R. Gentry, Heather Gentry, Nelda P. Farr, Joseph Gentry and Deborah M. Farr and to whom it may concern:
Fernella Rebecca Keeler has petitioned to be appointed Administrator of the estate of Henry Ronald Gentry, 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., March 19, 2018.
BE NOTIFIED FURTHER: All objections to the Petition must be in writing, setting forth the grounds of any such objections. All objections must 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 to file as an indigent party. Contact Probate Court personal 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
Feb. 14-March 7
#405548

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Notice
IN THE PROBATE COURT OF FANNIN COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF James Edward Rinkel, deceased,
ESTATE NO:17-146
NOTICE
In RE: The Petition to Probate Will (and Codicil(s)) in Solemn Form in the above referenced estate having been duly filed,
TO: James Michael Rinkel and Teresa Bakken
This is to notify you to file objection, if there is any, to the Petition to Probate Will in Solemn Form, in this Court on or before 10 A.M., April 2, 2018.
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 you objections, unless you qualify to file as an indigent party. Contact Probate Court personnel for the required amounts 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 St., Suite 204
Blue Ridge, Ga.30513
Feb. 21-March 14
#406619

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NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS
State of Georgia
County of Fannin
All creditors of the estate of Jeanne Ann Rick, 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 9th day of February, 2018.
Cynthia Marie Gallagher
f/k/a/ Cynthia Marie Zellmer
238 Bob G. Hughes Blvd
Harvest, AL 35749
Feb. 21-March 14
#406519

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IN THE PROBATE COURT OF FANNIN COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF Betty F. Bailey, DECEASED
ESTATE NO. 18-25
PETITION FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION
NOTICE
To Whom It May concern:
Rachel Adelia Roux-Day has petitioned to be appointed Administrator of the estate of Betty F. Bailey, 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 A.M., April 2, 2018.
BE NOTIFIED FURTHER: All objections to the Petition must be in writing, setting forth the grounds of any such objections. All objections must 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 to file as an indigent party. Contact Probate Court personal 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
Feb. 21-March 14
#406618

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STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF FANNIN
NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER
Because of a default under the terms of the Security Deed executed by Brooky Stacy to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for Home Loan Center Inc., DBA Lendingtree Loans, A California Corporation, its successors and assigns dated February 9, 2009, and recorded in Deed Book 903, Page 702, as last modified in Deed Book 1107, Page 554, Fannin County Records, said Security Deed having been last sold, assigned, transferred and conveyed to Nationstar Mortgage, LLC, securing a Note in the original principal amount of $140,008.00, 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, March 6, 2018, 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 FANNIN COUNTY, GEORGIA, AND BEING A PART OF LAND LOT NO. 218, IN THE 8TH DISTRICT AND 2ND SECTION OF SAID COUNTY, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT AN IRON STAKE ON GEORGIA HIGHWAY NO. 2 AND RUNNING IN A NORTHERLY DIRECTION APPROXIMATELY 268 FEET TO AN IRON STAKE (incorrectly shown in the Security Deed as STRIKE) ON THE BANK OF AN OLD ROAD; THENCE IN WESTERLY DIRECTION WITH SAID ROAD AND ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF (incorrectly shown in the Security Deed as TO) A PUMP HOUSE AND ALONG SAID ROAD APPROXIMATELY 492 FEET TO AN IRON STAKE. THENCE IN A SOUTHERLY DIRECTION (incorrectly shown in the Security Deed as DIRECT) ON 240 FEET TO THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE PROPERTY OF J. E. ADAMS AND WIFE MARTHA ANN ADAMS TO AN IRON STAKE; THENCE IN AN EASTERLY DIRECTION WITH THE PROPERTY LINE OF J. E. ADAMS AND WIFE, MARTHA DAVIS ADAMS, TO AN IRON STAKE THENCE IN A SOUTHERLY DIRECTION WITH THE PROPERTY LINE OF J. E. ADAMS AND WIFE, MARTHA ANN ADAMS, TO AN IRON STAKE AT GEORGIA HIGHWAY NO. 2; THENCE IN A NORTHEASTERLY DIRECTION ALONG AND WITH SAID GEORGIA HIGHWAY NO. 2 BACK TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING.
THE ABOVE DESCRIBED PROPERTY IS BOUNDED ON THE WEST BY J. E. ADAMS AND JAMES DAVENPORT, ON THE NORTH AND EAST BY JAMES DAVENPORT AND ON THE SOUTH BY J. E. ADAMS AND GEORGIA HIGHWAY NO. 2.
Said property is known as 1860 Highway 2, Blue Ridge, GA 30513, 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 Brooky Stacy, successor in interest or tenant(s).
Nationstar Mortgage LLC d/b/a Mr. Cooper as Attorney-in-Fact for Brooky Stacy
File no. 17-067837
SHAPIRO PENDERGAST & HASTY, LLP*
Attorneys and Counselors at Law
211 Perimeter Center Parkway, N.E., Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30346
770-220-2535/KMM
shapiroandhasty.com
*THE LAW FIRM IS ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.
FEB. 7-28
#407204

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IN THE PROBATE COURT OF FANNIN COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF Michael Timothy McCluer, DECEASED
ESTATE NO. 18-24
PETITION FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION
NOTICE
To whom it may concern:
Rebecca Lynn McCluer has petitioned to be appointed Administrator of the estate of Michael Timothy McCluer, 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., April 2, 2018.
BE NOTIFIED FURTHER: All objections to the Petition must be in writing, setting forth the grounds of any such objections. All objections must 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 to file as an indigent party. Contact Probate Court personal 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
Feb. 21-March 14
#406609

Legals

NOTICE OF SUPERIOR COURT OF FANNIN COUNTY
Donald Dean Manuel
v.
Kasey Layne Manuel
CAFN: 2017-V-440-MP
To: Kasey Layne Manuel
By Order of the Court for Service by Publication dated January 16, 2018, you are hereby notified that on October 10, 2017, Donald Dean Manuel 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 Michelle Vaughan, P.O. Box 1657, Blairsville, Georgia, 30514, an Answer in writing within sixty (60) days of January 19, 2018.
Feb. 21-March 14
#405793

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Notice
(For Discharge from Office and all Liability)
PROBATE COURT OF FANNIN COUNTY
RE: PETITION OF CHARLES KENNON CURBOW for DISCHARGE AS EXECUTOR of the estate of WILLIAM THOMAS CURBOW, 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. MARCH 12, 2018.
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
FEB. 21
#406607

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IN THE PROBATE COURT OF FANNIN COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF Ernest Allen White, DECEASED
ESTATE NO: 17-154
NOTICE OF PETITION TO FILE FOR YEAR'S SUPPORT
TO: Christopher Allen White, Joyce Renee White Foster, Pamela White Stiles
The Petition of Katherine Marie White, for a year's support from the estate of Ernest Allen White, 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 A.M, April 2, 2018, 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
Feb. 21-March 14
#406621

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Notice of Filing of Trade Name Registration
Notice is hereby given that the business operated at 3595 East First Street, Blue Ridge, GA 30513, County of Fannin, in the trade name of BHG Investments, LLC dba Fireside Blue Ridge is owned and carried on by BHG Investments, LLC . and the statement relating thereto required by O.C.G.A 10-1-490 has been filed with the Clerk of the Superior Court of Fannin County, Georgia.
Said notice published by G. William Little, III, G. William Little, III, Blue Ridge Law, PC, as attorney for BHG Investments, LLC dba Fireside Blue Ridge.
Feb. 21-28
#405780

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IN THE PROBATE COURT OF FANNIN COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF Rebecca Davenport Hawkins, DECEASED
ESTATE NO. 18-22
PETITION FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION
NOTICE
To whom it may concern:
Travis E. Hawkins has petitioned to be appointed Administrator of the estate of Rebecca Davenport Hawkins, 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 A.M., April 2, 2018.
BE NOTIFIED FURTHER: All objections to the Petition must be in writing, setting forth the grounds of any such objections. All objections must 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 to file as an indigent party. Contact Probate Court personal 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
Feb. 21-March 14
#406616

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Notice of Filing of Trade Name Registration
Notice is hereby given that the business operated at 3595 East First Street, Blue Ridge, GA 30513, County of Fannin, in the trade name of BHG Investments, LLC dba Fireside Hearth & Home Shop is owned and carried on by BHG Investments, LLC . and the statement relating thereto required by O.C.G.A 10-1-490 has been filed with the Clerk of the Superior Court of Fannin County, Georgia.
Said notice published by G. William Little, III, G. William Little, III, Blue Ridge Law, PC, as attorney for BHG Investments, LLC dba Fireside Hearth & Home Shop.
Feb. 21-28
#405777

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NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS
State of Georgia
County of Fannin
All creditors of the estate of Genevieve Ann Tipton, 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 8th day of February, 2018.
Melissa Jane Davenport
27 Indigo Drive
Mineral Bluff, GA 30559
Feb. 21-March 14
#406525

The News Observer

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