Legals

STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF RABUN
NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS
All persons indebted to Fred Kilby, deceased, are hereby notified to make immediate payment to the undersigned and all creditors of said decedent are hereby notified to render their claims to the undersigned. This the 17th day of February, 2020. Witness my/our hand(s) and seal(s), on the day above written.
Christine A. Kilby Lee acting as Executrix of the Fred Kilby estate. Address: 95 Bleckley Drive, Clayton, GA 30525, Telephone: (706) 782-5486
2/20,27, 3/5,12

STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF RABUN
NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS
All persons indebted to William D. Crumley, deceased, are hereby notified to make immediate payment to the undersigned and all creditors of said decedent are hereby notified to render their claims to the undersigned. This the 17th day of February, 2020. Witness my/our hand(s) and seal(s), on the day above written.
Lea Yvonne Crumley Owens acting as Executrix of the William D. Crumley estate. Address: 97 Respess Lane, Lakemont, GA 30552, Telephone: (706) 982-4723
2/20,27, 3/5,12

STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF RABUN
NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS
All persons indebted to Jon Charles Groth, deceased, are hereby notified to make immediate payment to the undersigned and all creditors of said decedent are hereby notified to render their claims to the undersigned. This the 11th day of February, 2020. Witness my/our hand(s) and seal(s), on the day above written.
Karen Kuharcik acting as Executrix of the Jon Charles Groth estate. Address: PO Box 572, Otto, NC 28763, Telephone: (706) 982-2844
2/20,27, 3/5,12

PUBLIC NOTICE
Notice of Application for National Pollutant Dieeharge Elimination System Permit to Discharge Treated Wastewater Into Waters of the State of Georgia.
The Georgia Environmental Protection Division bas received a new NPDES permit application for the reissuance of an existing NPDES permit. Having reviewed such application, the Environmental Protection Division proposes to issue for a maximum term of five years the following permit subject to specific pollutant limitations and special conditions:
Rabun County Water and Sewer Authority, 1650 Yorkhouse Road, Rabun Gap, Georgia 30568, NPDES Permit No. GA0039152, for the Rabun County Water Reclamation Facility located at 1650 Yorkhouse Road, Rabun Gap, Georgia 30568. Up to 0.5 MGD of treated wastewater is being discharged to the Little Tennessee River in the Tennessee River Basin. The draft permit also includes effluent limitations and monitoring requirements for the expanded flows of 1.0 MGD, 1.5 MGD, and 2.0 MGD.
Persons wishing to comment upon or object to the proposed determinations are invited to submit same in writing to the EPD address below, or via e-mail at EPDcomments@dnr.ga.gov, no later than thirty (30) days after this notification. If you choose to e-mail your comments, please be sure to include the words "'NPDES permit reissuance - Rabun County Water Reclamation Facility - GA0039152 (Rabun County)"in the subject line to ensure that your comments will be forwarded to the correct staff. All comments received prior to or on that date will be considered in the formulation of final determinations regarding the application. A public hearing may be held where the EPD Director finds a significant degree of public interest in a proposed permit or group of permits. Additional information regarding public hearing procedures is available by writing the Environmental Protection Division.
A fact sheet or copy of the draft permit is available by writing the Environmental Protection Division. A copying charge of 10 cents per page will be assessed. The permit application, draft permit, comments received, and other information are available for review at 2 MLK, Jr. Dr., Suite 1152E, Atlanta, GA 30334, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. For additional information contact: Benoit Causse, Wastewater Regulatory Program, phone (404)463-1511 or e-mail benoit.causse@dnr.ga.gov.
2/20

CITATION
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF
RABUN COUNTY
GEORGIA
DOCKET NO. 2020-CV-0051-S
IN REM ___________________
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
VS.
0.323 acres of land; certain easement rights; and
Tammy Lavonne Henderson Miller; Bobby Frank Taylor; Joyce Ann Taylor; Capital One Bank (USA), N.A.; Linda B. Taylor; Sophia A. McCarthy; Amy Henderson; Rhonda Henderson; and Rabun County Tax Commissioner; individually.
The said named persons and any and all other persons known and unknown claiming any right, title, power, interest, ownership, equity, claim or demand in and to the lands hereinafter described, and all occupants, tenants, lessees, licensees and all holders, owners and users of ways and easements in, across, over and under said land are hereby notified, under the provisions of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated Sections 32-3-4 through 32-3-19, providing for the exercise of the power of eminent domain by the State of Georgia, or any of its subdivisions, or by any county of such State, as follows:
That the above stated case, being a condemnation in rem against the property hereinafter described, was filed in said Court on the 14th day of February, 2020; That, in accordance with provisions of the aforesaid Official Code, a Declaration of Taking, duly authorized and properly executed as provided by the Official Code, has been made and filed in said case, declaring the necessity for and exercising the power of taking the said described lands for State-aid public road purposes, thereby vesting the title to same in the Department of Transportation; and, in pursuance of
Parcel No. 154-155 19.
such authority, the Department of Transportation has deposited with the Clerk of the Superior Court of said County $20,000.00 as the just compensation for the said lands described; and all persons claiming such fund or any interest therein, are hereby required to make known their claims to the Court;
In accordance with the provisions of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, the Plaintiff-Condemnor has prayed the Court for Immediate possession of said property, and all persons having any interest in or claim against such property, as above set forth, are required by the Order of the Judge of said Court to surrender possession of the property to the Department of Transportation no later than 30 days from filing of the Declaration of Taking.
That in accordance with the Official Code of Georgia Annotated Section 32-3-13 through 32-3-19, if the owner, or any of the owners, or any person having a claim against or interest in said property, shall be dissatisfied with the compensation, as estimated in the Declaration of Taking and deposited in Court, such person or persons, or any of them, shall have the right, at any time subsequent to the filing of the Declaration and the deposit of the fund into Court but not later than 30 days following the date of service as provided for in the Official Code of Georgia Annotated Sections 32-3-8 through 32-3-10 to file with the Court a notice of appeal, the same to be in writing and made a part of the record in the proceedings.
The said property, as thus affected, is described
as follows:
SEE PAGE 20-A; 20-B; 20-C FOR DESCRIPTION
This 14th day of February, 2020.
Amie Alderman, Deputy Clerk
Clerk Superior Court
RABUN COUNTY
Parcel No. 154-15520.
PROJECT NO. EDS00-0441-00(028)
RABUN COUNTY
P. I. NO.: 122090
PARCEL NO.: 154-155
DATE OF R/W PLANS: October 30, 2015
REQUIRED R/W:0.323 acres of land; and certain easement rights;
PROPERTY OWNERS:
Tammy Lavonne Henderson Miller; Bobby Frank Taylor; Joyce Ann Taylor; Capital One Bank (USA), N.A.; Linda B. Taylor; Sophia A. McCarthy; Amy Henderson; Rhonda Henderson; and Rabun County Tax Commissioner; individually.
PARCEL NO. 154 - RIGHT OF WAY
ALL THAT TRACT or parcel of land lying and being in Land Lot 175, 2nd District, Rabun County, Georgia, being shown described within on the attached plats marked Annex 1-A and being more particularly described as follows:
Beginning at a point 50.85 feet left of and opposite station 454+55.54 on the construction centerline of SR 15/US 441 & 23 on Georgia Highway Project No. EDS00-441-00(28); running thence S 82 24'22.9" W a distance of 33.99 feet to a point 84.83 feet left of and opposite station 454+56.42 on said construction centerline laid out for SR 15/US 441 & 23; thence S 75 41'10.5" W a distance of 28.29 feet to a point 113.00 feet left of and opposite station 454+53.84 on said construction centerline laid out for SR 15/US 441 & 23; thence N 9 04'29.8" W a distance of 18.16 feet to a point 113.00 feet left of and opposite station 454+72.00 on said construction centerline laid out for SR 15/US 441 & 23; thence N 15 50'02.3" E a distance of 30.87 feet to a point 100.00 feet left of and opposite station 455+00.00 on said construction centerline laid out for SR 15/US 441 & 23; thence N 2 47'44.7" W a distance of 100.60 feet to a point 89.00 feet left of and opposite station 456+00.00 on said construction centerline laid out for SR 15/US 441 & 23; thence N 6 02'15.2" E a distance of 42.02 feet to a point 78.05 feet left of and opposite station 456+40.57 on said construction centerline laid out for SR 15/US 441 & 23; thence N 75 28'28.8" E a distance of 10.80 feet to a point 67.30 feet left of and opposite station 456+41.60 on said construction centerline laid out for SR 15/US 441 & 23; thence N 78 55'30.8" E a distance of 16.53 feet to a point 50.77 feet left of and opposite station 456+42.17 on said construction centerline laid out for SR 15/US 441 & 23; thence S 9 02'56.3" E a distance of 186.63 feet back to the point of beginning. Said tract containing 0.191 acres, more or less.
Parcel No. 154-155 20-A.
PARCEL NO. 155 RIGHT OF WAY
ALL THAT TRACT or parcel of land lying and being in Land Lot 175, 2nd District, Rabun County, Georgia, being shown described within on the attached Annex 1-A and being more particularly described as follows:
Beginning at a point 50.77 feet left of and opposite station 456+42.17 on the construction centerline of SR 15/US 441 & 23 on Georgia Highway Project No. EDS00-441-00(28); running thence S 78 55'30.8" W a distance of 16.53 feet to a point 67.30 feet left of and opposite station 456+41.60 on said construction centerline laid out for SR 15/US 441 & 23; thence S 75 28'28.8" W a distance of 10.80 feet to a point 78.05 feet left of and opposite station 456+40.57 on said construction centerline laid out for SR 15/US 441 & 23; thence N 6 02'12.4" E a distance of 61.56 feet to a point 62.00 feet left of and opposite station 457+00.00 on said construction centerline laid out for SR 15/US 441 & 23; thence N 9 04'22.6" W a distance of 100.00 feet to a point 62.00 feet left of and opposite station 458+00.00 on said construction centerline laid out for SR 15/US 441 & 23; thence N 6 12'37.3" W a distance of 100.12 feet to a point 57.00 feet left of and opposite station 459+00.00 on said construction centerline laid out for SR 15/US 441 & 23; thence N 24 42'54.0" W a distance of 51.92 feet to a point 71.00 feet left of and opposite station 459+50.00 on said construction centerline laid out for SR 15/US 441 & 23; thence N 9 04'22.5" W a distance of 100.64 feet to a point 71.00 feet left of and opposite station 460+50.64 on said construction centerline laid out for SR 15/US 441 & 23; thence S 67 57'12.6" E a distance of 24.87 feet to a point 49.71 feet left of and opposite station 460+37.78 on said construction centerline laid out for SR 15/US 441 & 23; thence southeasterly 83.829 feet along the arc of a curve (said curve having a radius of 3884.501 feet and a chord distance of 83.828 feet on a bearing of S 8 25'49.9" E) to the point 50.64 feet left of and opposite station 459+53.96 on said construction centerline laid out for SR 15/US 441 & 23; thence S 9 02'56.4" E a distance of 311.78 feet back to the point of beginning. Said tract containing 0.132 acres, more or less.
PARCEL NO. 154 - TEMPORARY DRIVEWAY EASEMENT
ALL THAT TRACT or parcel of land lying and being in Land Lot 175, 2nd District, Rabun County, Georgia, being shown described within on the attached plats marked Annex 1-A and being more particularly described as follows:
Beginning at a point 81.98 feet left of and opposite station 456+26.00 on the construction centerline of SR 15/US 441& 23 on Georgia Highway Project No. EDS00-441-00(28); running thence S 80 55'49.4" W a distance of 6.02 feet to a point 88.00 feet left of and opposite station 456+26.00 on said construction centerline laid out for SR 15/US 441 & 23; thence N 15 59'07.6" W a distance of 13.56 feet to a point 89.63 feet left of and opposite station 456+39.46 on said construction centerline laid out for SR 15/US 441 & 23; thence N 75 28'48.7" E a distance of 11.64 feet to a point 78.05 feet left of and opposite station 456+40.57 on said construction centerline laid out for SR 15/US 441 & 23; thence S 6 02'11.9" W a distance of 15.09 feet back to the point of beginning. Said tract containing 0.003 acres, more or less.
Parcel No. 154-155 20-B.
PARCEL NO. 155 TEMPORARY DRIVEWAY EASEMENT
ALL THAT TRACT or parcel of land lying and being in Land Lot 175, 2nd District, Rabun County, Georgia, being shown described within on the attached Annex 1-A and being more particularly described as follows:
Beginning at a point 78.05 feet left of and opposite station 456+40.57 on the construction centerline of SR 15/US 441 & 23 on Georgia Highway Project No. EDS00-441-00(28); running thence S 75 28'48.7" W a distance of 11.64 feet to a point 89.63 feet left of and opposite station 456+39.46 on said construction centerline laid out for SR 15/US 441 & 23; thence N 15 59'03.1" W a distance of 19.68 feet to a point 92.00 feet left of and opposite station 456+59.00 on said construction centerline laid out for SR 15/US 441 & 23; thence N 75 03'35.7" E a distance of 19.57 feet to a point 72.53 feet left of and opposite station 456+61.00 on said construction centerline laid out for SR 15/US 441 & 23; thence S 6 02'05.8" W a distance of 21.16 feet back to the point of beginning. Said tract containing 0.007 acres, more or less.
The title, estate or interest in the above described land required by Condemnor and now taken by Condemnor for public use is as follows: Fee simple to the above described land being shown described within on the attached plats dated October 30, 2015; last revised: Sheet Nos. 109, 110, 111 and 112 on October 21, 2019; and attached hereto as Annex 1-A.
Temporary easements are condemned for the right to construct a driveway to connect the newly constructed road and right of way to the Condemnees remaining lands for driveway purposes. Said easements will expire on February 28, 2024, and being shown described within on the attached plats marked Annex 1-A.
Parcel No. 154-155 20-C.
Filed in Office of Clerk Superior Court, Rabun County, Georgia. This 14th day of February, 2020. Holly E. Henry-Perry, Clerk.
2/20,27

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF RABUN COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF Bruce Corbin Hopper, DECEASED
ESTATE NO. 4526
NOTICE
(For Discharge from Office and all Liablity)
IN RE: Petition for Discharge of Personal Representative
TO: the beneficiaries under the 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 March 2, 2020.
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 to file as an indigent party. Contact Probate Court personnel for the required amout 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.
Lillian W. Garrett, Judge of the Probate Court By: Lillian W. Garrett, Clerk of the Probate Court, 25 Courthouse Square, Suite 215, Clayton, GA 30525, Telephone Number: (706) 782-3614
2/20

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF RABUN COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF Danette Mary Hopper, DECEASED
ESTATE NO. 4454
NOTICE
(For Discharge from Office and all Liablity)
IN RE: Petition for Discharge of Personal Representative
TO: the beneficiaries under the 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 March 2, 2020.
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 objection, 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.
Lilian W. Garrett, Judge of the Probate Court By: Lillian W. Garrett, Clerk of the Probate Court, 25 Courthouse Square, Suite 215, Clayton, GA 30525, Telephone Number: (706) 782-3614
2/20

STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF RABUN
NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS
All persons indebted to Helen Elizabeth Bever, deceased, are hereby notified to make immediate payment to the undersigned and all creditors of said decedent are hereby notified to render their claims to the undersigned. This the 10th day of February, 2020. Witness my/our hand(s) and seal(s), on the day above written.
Maurice Randall acting as Executor of the Helen Elizabeth Bever estate. Address: 116 West Hill Lane, Hot Springs, AR 71913, Telephone: (501) 701-3918
2/13,20,27, 3/5

STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF RABUN
NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS
All persons indebted to Myke Mildred Stanley, deceased, are hereby notified to make immediate payment to the undersigned and all creditors of said decedent are hereby notified to render their claims to the undersigned. This the 5th day of February, 2020. Witness my/our hand(s) and seal(s), on the day above written.
Samantha Katherine O'Neal acting as Executrix of the Myke Mildred Stanley estate. Address: 1636 Greystone Lane, Loganville, GA 30052, Telephone: (706) 490-0783
2/13,20,27, 3/5

NOTICE OF ELECTION
TO THE QUALIFIED VOTERS OF
RABUN COUNTY SCHOOL
DISTRICT, GEORGIA
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on the 24th day of March, 2020, a special election will be held at the regular polling places in all the election districts of Rabun County School District at which time there will be submitted to the qualified voters of Rabun County School District for their determination the question of whether a special sales and use tax for educational purposes of one percent shall continue to be levied, imposed and collected on all sales and uses in Rabun County for a period of time not to exceed twenty (20) calendar quarters, beginning with the calendar quarter following the calendar quarter in which the sales and use tax for educational purposes presently in effect expires, and for the purpose of raising not more than $22,500,000 of net proceeds by said tax, which shall go to the School District for the purpose of (i) adding to, renovating, repairing, improving, and equipping existing school buildings and school system facilities, including athletic and fine arts facilities, (ii) acquiring miscellaneous new equipment, fixtures and furnishings for the school system, including technology equipment, security equipment, band equipment, textbooks, electronic instructional media and other instructional materials, (iii) acquiring school buses and transportation and maintenance equipment, (iv) acquiring, constructing and equipping a new agriculture education farm, and (v) acquiring real estate and conducting site preparation of real estate for school district purposes, including but not limited to for use as the future location of the agriculture education farm, and (vi) making payments under the Installment Sale and Use Agreement with Rabun County Building Authority for the purchase of an elementary school (the maximum aggregate amount of such payments not to exceed $3,600,000), with the maximum cost of the projects described in items (i) (vi) payable from said tax being $22,500,000, (vii) paying any general obligation debt of the School District issued in conjunction with the continuation of said sales and use tax, and (viii) paying expenses incident to accomplishing the foregoing.
The ballots to be used at such referendum shall have written or printed thereon substantially the following:
___ YES
___ NO
Shall a special one percent sales and use tax for educational purposes be continued in Rabun County for a period not to exceed twenty (20) calendar quarters beginning upon expiration of the sales and use tax for educational purposes presently in effect, and for the purpose of raising not more than $22,500,000 of net proceeds by said tax, which shall go to the School District for the purpose of (i) adding to, renovating, repairing, improving, and equipping existing school buildings and school system facilities, including athletic and fine arts facilities, (ii) acquiring miscellaneous new equipment, fixtures and furnishings for the school system, including technology equipment, security equipment, band equipment, textbooks, electronic instructional media and other instructional materials, (iii) acquiring school buses and transportation and maintenance equipment, (iv) acquiring, constructing and equipping a new agriculture education farm, and (v) acquiring real estate and conducting site preparation of real estate for school district purposes, including but not limited to for use as the future location of the agriculture education farm, and (vi) making payments under the Installment Sale and Use Agreement with Rabun County Building Authority for the purchase of an elementary school (the maximum aggregate amount of such payments not to exceed $3,600,000), with the maximum cost of the projects described in items (i) (vi) payable from said tax being $22,500,000, (vii) paying any general obligation debt of the School District issued in conjunction with the continuation of said sales and use tax, and (viii) paying expenses incident to accomplishing the foregoing.
If the continuation of the tax is approved by the voters, such vote shall also constitute approval of the issuance of general obligation debt of Rabun County School District in the principal amount of $8,000,000 for the purposes of the Rabun County School District described in items (i)-(v) and (viii) above and for the purpose of payment of a portion of the interest on such debt.
If the continuation of such tax is approved by the voters, such vote shall also constitute approval of the issuance of general obligation debt by the Rabun County School District in the aggregate principal amount not to exceed $8,000,0000 for the purposes of the Rabun County School District described in items (i)-(v) and (viii) above and for the purpose of payment of a portion of the interest on such debt. The maximum rate of interest such general obligation debt will bear is not to exceed 5.0% per annum, and the aggregate amount of principal to be paid in each year during the life of such debt will be as follows:

YearPrincipal to be Paid
2022$1,470,000
2023$1,530,000
2024$1,600,000
2025$1,665,000
2026$1,735,000
Any brochures, listings, or other advertisements issued by the Rabun County Board of Education, or by any other person, firm, corporation, or association with the knowledge and consent of the Board of Education, shall be deemed to be a statement of intention of the Board of Education concerning the use of the proceeds of the general obligation debt to be issued in connection with the sales and use tax for educational purposes.
The several places for holding said referendum shall be at the regular and established voting precincts of the election districts of Rabun County School District, Georgia, and the polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on the date fixed for the referendum. All polling places will be open.
The last day to register to vote in this referendum shall be February 24, 2020, through 5:00 p.m. Mail voter registration applications must be postmarked on or before February 24, 2020.
Those residents of Rabun County School District qualified to vote at such referendum shall be determined in all respects in accordance with the election laws of the State of Georgia.
This notice is given pursuant to a resolution of the Rabun County Board of Education adopted on November 21, 2019.
This 4th day of December, 2019.
Gail S. Hopper
Board of Elections, Chairman
2/13,20,27, 3/5,12,19