Legals

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF FANNIN COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF
MINNIE WEEKS THOMAS, DECEASED
ESTATE NO: 20-161
PETITION FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION
NOTICE
TO: WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:
LINDA W. HELTON has petitioned to be appointed Administrator of the estate of MINNIE WEEKS THOMAS, 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., FEBRUARY 1, 2021.
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 Falls
Clerk of the Probate Court
400 West Main Street, Suite 204
Blue Ridge, GA. 30513
706-632-3011
Jan. 6-27
#617307

NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF FANNIN
Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in Security Deed with power of sale given by Roger Adams and Mitzi Adams to Justin Thomas, dated May 5, 2009, and recorded in Deed Book 888, Pages 204-206 in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Fannin County, Georgia Records, as modified (hereinafter "Security Deed"), the undersigned will sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the courthouse door of Fannin County, Georgia, during the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in February 2020, the following described real property:
All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in the 8th District, 1st Section, Fannin County, Georgia and being a part of Land Lot No. 275, and described as the "Out" parcel, being 2.78 acres, more or less, as more particularly described in that certain plat of survey dated May 30, 2001 by Lane S. Bishop and Associates, Lane S. Bishop, GRLS No. 1575, recorded in Plat Hager D-9, Page 2, Fannin County, Georgia Records, to which reference is hereby made for a more complete and accurate legal description.
Map Parcel No. 0006 051E
The debt secured by said Security Deed is evidenced by a promissory note, dated May 5, 2009, from Roger Adams and Mitzi Adams in the original principal amount of $60,000.00 ("Note), plus interest from date on the unpaid balance until paid, and other indebtedness.
Default has occurred and continues under the terms of the Note and Security Deed by reason 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. By reason of this default, the Security Deed has been declared foreclosable according to its terms.

The debt remaining in default, the above described real property will be sold to the highest and best bidder for cash and will be made for the purpose of paying the debt and all expenses of this sale, as provided in Security Deed and by law, including attorney's fees (notice of intent to collect attorney's fees having been given). Said property will be sold subject to any outstanding ad valorem taxes, including taxes which are a lien, but not yet due and payable, any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of your property, any assessments, liens, encumbrances, zoning ordinances, restrictions, covenants, and matters of record superior to the Security Deed.
To best of the knowledge of the undersigned, the party in possession of the property is Roger Adams and Mitzi Adams. This sale will be conducted subject to the confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under U.S. Bankruptcy Code, the final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan with the holder of the security deed.
Justin Thomas as Attorney-in-Fact for Roger Adams and Mitzi Adams
Daniel J. Davenport
Akins & Davenport, P.C.
80 Town Square
P.O. Box 923
Blairsville, Georgia 30514
(706) 745-0032
THIS LAW FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.
Jan. 6-27
#616424

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF FANNIN COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
TWIN PRIMES, LLC,Plaintiff
vs.
RANDALL DURDEN, JANICE DURDEN, and FLORIDA-BLUE RIDGE CORPORATION,Defendants.
CIVIL ACTION
FILE NO. SUV2017000320
NOTICE OF SERVICE BY PUBLICATION
To:FLORIDA-BLUE RIDGE CORPORATION
Pursuant to an Order for Publication signed by Special Master John Capo.
On December 22, 2020, you are hereby notified that a Petition for Quiet Title has been filed in the Superior Court of Fannin County, Georgia, Case No. SUV2017000320, on June 28, 2017, which seeks to determine Plaintiff as the rightful title holder to the property described therein and recover damages.You may obtain a copy of this Verified Petition from the Clerk of Superior Court of Fannin County, located at 400 West Main St., Blue Ridge, GA 30513 9151, 706 632 2039.
After you review the Verified Petition, you must file your written answer and objections to the Verified Petition with the Clerk of Superior Court of Fannin County within sixty (60) days of the date of the Order for Publication referenced above. You must also serve a copy of your answer upon the attorney for Plaintiff, whose address is as follows: Jeffrey H. Schneider, Weissman PC, One Alliance Center, 4th Floor, 3500 Lenox Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30326.
Your answer must be made within sixty (60) days of the date of the Order for Service by Publication.Signed this ____ day of ____________, 2020.
CLERK, Superior Court of Fannin County
Prepared and Presented by:
/s/ Jeffrey H. Schneider
Jeffrey H. Schneider
Georgia Bar No. 629545
Weissman PC
One Alliance Center, 4th Floor
3500 Lenox Road
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 926-4500
jeffs@weissman.law
Attorney for Petitioner
Dec. 30-Jan. 20
#616282

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF FANNIN COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF Alice Howard, DECEASED
ESTATE NO. 20-160
PETITION FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION
NOTICE
To whom it may concern:
Marie Lynn Loftis has petitioned to be appointed Administrator of the estate of Alice Howard, 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., January 25, 2021.
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 Falls
Clerk of the Probate Court
400 West Main Street, Suite 204
Blue Ridge, GA. 30513
(706) 632-3011
Dec. 23-Jan. 13
#615541

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF FANNIN COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF Alton Eugene Towe Sr., DECEASED
ESTATE NO. 20-152
PETITION FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION
NOTICE
To whom it may concern:
Helen Louise Towe has petitioned to be appointed Administrator of the estate of Alton Eugene Towe Sr., 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.,January 18, 2021.
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 Falls
Clerk of the Probate Court
400 West Main Street, Suite 204
Blue Ridge, GA. 30513
(706) 632-3011
Dec. 23-Jan. 13
#615224

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF FANNIN COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF Earnest Elbert Arp, DECEASED
ESTATE NO. 20-151
PETITION FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION
NOTICE
To whom it may concern:
Carol Hayes has petitioned to be appointed Administrator of the estate of Earnest Elbert Arp, 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., January 18, 2021.
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 Falls
Clerk of the Probate Court
400 West Main Street, Suite 204
Blue Ridge, GA. 30513
(706) 632-3011
Dec. 23-Jan. 13
#615221

NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS
State of Georgia
County of Fannin
All creditors of the estate of Joshua Daniel Clapham, 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 December, 2020.
Ashley Nicole Clapham
678 Lakeview Circle
Morganton, GA 30560
Dec. 23-Jan. 13
#615220

NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS
State of Georgia
County of Fannin
All creditors of the estate of Juanita Ann Boyd Bennett, 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 11thday of December, 2020.
Weymon Lee Bennett Sr.
P.O. Box 556
Morganton, GA 30560
Dec. 23-Jan. 13
#615219

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF FANNIN COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF Lilar Marlene Payne, DECEASED
ESTATE NO. 20-159
PETITION FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION
NOTICE
To whom it may concern:
Jannie A. Hedden has petitioned to be appointed Administrator of the estate of Lilar Marlene Payne, 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., February 1, 2021.
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.
David W. Lindsey
Judge of the Probate Court
By: Jennifer Falls
Clerk of the Probate Court
400 West Main Street, Suite 204
Blue Ridge, GA. 30513
(706) 632-3011
Dec. 23-Jan. 13
#615537

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE OF RIGHT TO REDEEM
To: MRS. S. J. SMITH, MARJORIE IRENE LEDFORD, a/k/a MARJORIE LEDFORD FOWLER, a/k/a MARGIE LEDFORD FOWLER, HER HEIRS AND/OR ASSIGNS, ESTATE OF MARJORIE IRENE LEDFORD, a/k/a MARJORIE LEDFORD FOWLER, a/k/a MARGIE LEDFORD FOWLER, TERESA BOBO, SANDRA PINYAN, PATSY BILES, MARSHA FOWLER, SHELIA SATTERFIELD, FANNIN REGIONAL HOSPITAL, INC., CALVARY SPV GE CAPITAL RETAIL BANK, any and all occupants of the property described herein, and any and all individuals/entities claiming an interest in or right to the property described herein.
TAKE NOTICE THAT:
The right to redeem the following described property, to wit:
ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND LYING AND BEING IN THE 8TH DISTRICT, 1ST SECTION OF FANNIN COUNTY, GEORGIA AND BEING THIRTY ACRES, MORE OR LESS OF LOT OF LAND NO. 114, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:
BEGINNING AT ROCK CORNER OF TOP OF HAYE?S MOUNTAIN; THENCE RUNNING AN EASTERLY DIRECTION ABOUT FOUR HUNDRED YARDS TO A BLACK-JACK SAPLING, ON THE MCAFEE CONDITIONAL LINE; THENCE IN NORTHERLY DIRECTION WITH THE TOP OF THE RIDGE FALLING DOWN BRANCH TO A BEECH TREE A CONDITIONAL CORNER; THENCE DOWN THE BRANCH IN NORTHERLY DIRECTION TO A STAKE 20 FEET BELOW FORK OF THE BRANCH; THENCE IN WESTERLY DIRECTION UP RIDGE WITH THE HAYE'S LINE TO THE ROCK CORNER, THE BEGINNING POINT.
Will expire and be forever foreclosed and barred on and after the 25th day of January, 2021.
The tax deed to which this notice relates is dated the 7th day of October, 2014 and is recorded in the Office of the Clerk of the Superior Court of Fannin County, Georgia in Deed Book 1109, Page 768.
The property may be redeemed at any time before 25th day of January, 2021 by payment of the redemption priced as fixed and provided by law to Patricia J. LaRosa, c/o P. Andrew Lowman, Attorney at Law, 12 North Main Street, Jasper, GA 30143.
Please be governed accordingly.
This 14th day of December, 2020.
P. Andrew Lowman
Attorney for Patricia J. LaRosa
12 North Main Street
Jasper, GA 30143
706-253-7701
Dec. 23-Jan. 13
#61550