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IN THE PROBATE COURT OF RABUN COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF Julia Larkin Roberts Hopkins, DECEASED
ESTATE NO. 4514
PETITION FOR LETTERS OF
ADMINISTRATION NOTICE
TO: whom it may concern:
Richard Earl Hopkins, Jr. has petitioned to be appointed Administrator of the estate of Julia Larkin Roberts Hopkins, 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 objections to the Petition must be in writing, setting forth the grounds of any such objections, and must be filed with the Court on or before April 23, 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 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.
Lillian W. Garrett, Judge of the Probate Court By: Savannah B. Dixon, Clerk of the Probate Court, 25 Courthouse Square, Suite 215, Clayton, GA 30525, Telephone Number: 706-782-3614
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STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF RABUN
NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS
All persons indebted to Travis Stanley Barnes, 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 23rd day of March, 2018. Witness my/our hand(s) and seal(s), on the day above written.
(Travis Stanley Barnes, Jr. acting as Executor of the Travis Stanley Barnes estate.) Address: 318 N. Calhoun St., Tallahassee, FL 32301, Telephone: (850) 894-2930
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STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF RABUN
NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER
Because of a default under the terms of the Security Deed executed by Glenn Carver to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for Taylor, Bean & Whitaker Mortgage Corp., its successors and assigns dated August 15, 2008, and recorded in Deed Book B34, Page 342, Rabun 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 $79,068.00, 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 1, 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 Land Lot(s) 190 & 191 of the 13th Land District of Rabun County, Georgia, and being designated as Tract 2 containing 1.74 acres, as more fully described upon that certain plat of survey prepared by T. Lamar Edwards, G.R.L.S. 1837, dated July 28, 1993, which is recorded in the office of the Clerk of the Rabun Superior Court (sic - in Plat Book 33, Page 17). Reference is had and made to said plat of survey for a full and complete description of the property herein described.
The above described tract or parcel of land is hereby conveyed subject to those portions of the same lying within the road right of way or bounds of Turkey Trail. As depicted on said plat.
The above described tract or parcel of land is hereby conveyed subject to those certain restrictive covenants set forth on Exhibit "A" of that certain warranty deed dated July 29, 1993 and of record in Deed Book L-14, page 102, aforesaid records.
There is also conveyed herewith all those certain easement rights which are more fully described in that certain easement dated May 18, 1997 of record in Deed Book C-17, page 68-69, aforesaid records.
There is also conveyed herewith a perpetual, non-exclusive easement to the above described property over Turkey Trail as the same as described on the above referenced plat of survey.
The above described property is conveyed together with and subject to any other right or easements of record or actually existing upon said property.
NOTE: The above described tract or parcel of land is being conveyed together with that certain housing unit which was formerly personalty but is now permanently annexed and affixed to the above described land as a permanent improvement and which is a 2007 4603C Carriage Manor double wide mobile home with Manufacturer's I.D. Number: GAFL775A79004CD11 AND GAFL775A79004CD11. Grantor/Borrower and Grantee/Lender hereby acknowledge their intention that the housing unit referred to in the above description of the property is and shall forever remain permanently affixed as part of the real property herein conveyed and securing all sums secured by this Deed. In recognition that said housing unit has now and forever ceased to be personal property, Grantor/Borrower hereby waives any and all rights Grantor/Borrower may have in the event Grantor/Borrower breaches any covenant or agreement in this Deed to require Grantee/Lender to resort to any remedy other than those set forth above. Grantor/Borrower specifically waives the right to require any type of judicial foreclosure of Grantee/Lender's security interest in said housing unit under any provision of Georgia law. If Grantor/Borrower commits any breach and Grantee/Lender invokes the power of sale set forth in this Security Deed, then Grantor/Borrower hereby appoints Grantee/Lender Grantor/Borrower's agent and attorney in fact to convey title to said housing unit if and to the extent required under the Georgia Motor Vehicle Certificate of Title Act, or any other applicable law.
Said property is known as 254 Missouri Lane, Lakemont, GA 30552, 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 Glenn Carver, successor in interest or tenant(s).
Selene Finance LP as Attorney-in-Fact for Glenn Carver. File no. 17-067816
SHAPIRO PENDERGAST & HASTY, LLP*, Attorneys and Counselors at Law, 211 Perimeter Center Parkway, N.E., Suite 300, Atlanta, 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.
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NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER
GEORGIA, RABUN COUNTY
By virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Security Deed from CHRIS B. WYATT, ROBERT T. WYATT to BANK OF AMERICA N.A., dated August 5, 2014, recorded August 14, 2014, in Deed Book E41, Page 177-190, Rabun County, Georgia Records, said Security Deed having been given to secure a Note of even date in the original principal amount of Three Hundred Eighty Thousand One Hundred and 00/100 dollars ($380,100.00), with interest thereon as provided for therein, said Security Deed having been last sold, assigned and transferred to BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., there will be sold at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash at the Rabun County Courthouse, within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in May, 2018, all property described in said Security Deed including but not limited to the following described property:
ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND LYING AND BEING LAND LOT 75 OF THE 5TH LAND DISTRICT OF RABUN COUNTY, GEORGIA AND BEING PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:
BEGINNING AT POINT LOCATED SOUTH 77 DEGREES 56 MINUTES WEST 35.0 FEET FROM THE INTERSECTION OF THE CENTERLINES OF TIMPSON COVE ROAD AND JONES BRIDGE ROAD; THENCE SOUTH 25 DEGREES 32 MINUTES WEST 13.4 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 32 DEGREES 50 MINUTES EAST 17.1 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 7 DEGREES 9 MINUTES WEST 9.9 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 14 DEGREES 51 MINUTES EAST 40.7 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 11 DEGREES 44 MINUTES EAST 22.1 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 15 DEGREES 30 MINUTES WEST 5.6 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 43 DEGREES 29 MINUTES EAST 37.5 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 7 DEGREES 56 MINUTES EAST 4.6 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 26 DEGREES 29 MINUTES WEST 59.9 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE NORTH 69 DEGREES 25 MINUTES WEST 8.5 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 22 DEGREES 22 MINUTES WEST 7.9 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE NORTH 64 DEGREES 16 MINUTES WEST 50.0 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE NORTH 4 DEGREES 32 MINUTES EAST 50.0 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE NORTH 72 DEGREES 28 MINUTES WEST 97.1 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 80 DEGREES 58 MINUTES WEST 38.2 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 36 DEGREES 2 MINUTES WEST 36.6 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE NORTH 65 DEGREES 21 MINUTES WEST 71.8 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE NORTH 19 DEGREES 54 MINUTES EAST 22.9 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE NORTH 25 DEGREES 55 MINUTES EAST 36.5 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE NORTH 74 DEGREES 22 MINUTES WEST 42.6 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE NORTH 22 DEGREES 25 EAST 114.7 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 69 DEGREES 11 MINUTES EAST 31.0 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE NORTH 21 DEGREES 14 EAST 75.7 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 51 DEGREES 7 MINUTES EAST 110.5 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 54 DEGREES 8 MINUTES EAST 60.0 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 50 DEGREES 42 EAST 46.8 FEET TO A POINT WHICH IS THE POINT OF BEGINNING.
THE ABOVE DESCRIBED PROPERTY IS SHOWN AN SURVEY BY T. LAMAR EDWARDS DATED APRIL 9, 2004, A COPY OF WHICH IS ATTACHED HERETO AND MARKED EXHIBIT B.
Said legal description being controlling, however the property is more commonly known as 474 TIMPSON COVE RD, CLAYTON, GA 30525.
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 CHRIS B. WYATT, ROBERT T. WYATT, 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: Bank of America, N.A., as successor by merger to BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP f/k/a Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, LP, Loss Mitigation Dept., 7105 Corporate Drive, Plano, TX 75024, Telephone Number: 800-846-2222.
BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., as Attorney in Fact for CHRIS B. WYATT, ROBERT T. WYATT.
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. BAC-18-01246-1
www.rubinlublin.com/property-listings.phpc
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Notice of Sale Under Power
State of Georgia,
County of RABUN.
Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in a Deed to Secure Debt given by CHRISTOPHER B GREGORY AND CELESTE A GREGORY to MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., ("MERS") AS NOMINEE FOR SCBT, dated 04/28/2014, and Recorded on 04/28/2014 as Book No. W40 and Page No. 151 163, RABUN County, Georgia records, as last assigned to WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. (the Secured Creditor), by assignment, conveying the after described property to secure a Note of even date in the original principal amount of $114,795.00, 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 RABUN County Courthouse within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in May, 2018, the following described property:
ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND LYING AND BEING IN LAND LOT 22 OF THE SECOND LAND DISTRICT OF RABUN COUNTY, GEORGIA, CONSISTING OF 0.54 ACRES, AND BEING MORE FULLY DESCRIBED UPON THAT CERTAIN PLAT OF SURVEY PREPARED BY WILLIAM F. ROLADER, GEORGIA REGISTERED LAND SURVEYOR NO. 2042, DATED MARCH 10, 2014 WHICH IS RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF RABUN SUPERIOR COURT IN PLAT BOOK 62, PAGE 241, REFERENCE IN HEREBY HAD AND MADE TO SAID PLAT AND THE RECORD OF THE SAME FOR A FULL AND COMPLETE DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED.
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). WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. holds the duly endorsed Note and is the current assignee of the Security Deed to the property. WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., acting on behalf of and, as necessary, in consultation with WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. (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. 44-14-162.2, WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. may be contacted at: WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., 3476 STATEVIEW BLVD., FORT MILL, SC 29715, 800 288 3212. Please note that, pursuant to O.C.G.A. 44-14-162.2, 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 233 ORME STREET, CLAYTON, GEORGIA 30525 is/are: CHRISTOPHER B GREGORY AND CELESTE A GREGORY 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 9-13-172.1, 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.
WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. as Attorney in Fact for CHRISTOPHER B GREGORY AND CELESTE A GREGORY. THIS LAW FIRM IS ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. 00000007436447 BARRETT DAFFIN FRAPPIER TURNER & ENGEL, LLP 4004 Belt Line Road, Suite 100, Addison, Texas 75001, Telephone: (972) 341 5398.
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STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF RABUN
NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER
Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in a Security Deed given by John Peter Simke, and Ingrid M. Simke, to Mortgage Registration Systems, Inc. Primary Capital Advisors LC, dated January 13, 2006, recorded on January 19, 2006 in Deed Book M29, Page 137, Rabun County, Georgia Records, said Security Deed having been last sold, assigned, transferred and conveyed to New Penn Financial, LLC d/b/a Shellpoint Mortgage Servicing, the secured creditor, by Assignment conveying the after-described property to secure a Note in the original principal amount of One Hundred Fifty-Two Thousand and 00/100 Dollars ($152,000.00), with interest thereon as set forth therein, 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 May 1, 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 ling and being in Land Lot 117 of the Second Land District of Rabun County, Georgia and containing 4.99 acres as more particularly described upon that certain plat of survey prepared by William F. Rolader, Georgia Registered Land Surveyor No. 2042, dated December 28, 2005 and recorded in Plat Book 56, Page 165, Clerk`s office, Rabun Superior Court. Reference is hereby had and made to said plat of survey for the purpose of incorporating same herein for a full and complete description of the property herein conveyed.
Conveyed herewith is a non-exclusive, perpetual easement over and across that road now or formerly known as Black Branch Road from and to the above-described 5.00 acre tract, to and from the public road system.
The property herein conveyed is subject to the following restrictions:
1. No house trailer or mobile home shall be permitted on this property.
2. No subdivision shall be made of this property of less than one (1) acre tracts.
The above-described 5.00 acre tract of land is conveyed subject to that non-exclusive, perpetual thirty foot (30`) right-of-way for ingress and egress as same are shown upon that plat survey recorded in Plat Book 18, Page 124, Clerk`s office, Rabun Superior Court.
The property herein conveyed is subject to those obligations and conveyed with those rights more particularly described in that certain joint Well Use and Easement Agreement dated April 1, 1999 and recorded in Deed Book Z-18, Page 536, Clerk`s office, Rabun Superior Court.
Said property is known as 1546 Black Branch Rd, Rabun Gap, GA 30568, together with all fixtures and personal property attached to and constituting a part of said property, if any.
Said property will be sold as the property of Veronica Bowen and Robert Bowen, the property, to the best information, knowledge and belief of the undersigned, being presently in the possession of Veronica Bowen and Robert Bowen or a tenant or tenants. Said property will be sold subject to any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien, but not yet 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 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.
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 of the audit of the status of the loan as provided immediately above.
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 Security Deed and by law, including, without limitation, attorneys' fees. Notice has been given of intention to collect attorneys' fees and other charges in accordance with the terms of the Note secured by said Deed. The balance, if any, will be distributed as provided by law.
Pursuant to O.C.G.A. 44-14-162.2, the name, address and telephone number of the individual or entity who shall have the full authority to negotiate, amend, or modify all terms of the above-described mortgage on behalf of the secured creditor, New Penn Financial, LLC d/b/a Shellpoint Mortgage Servicing, is as follows: New Penn Financial, LLC d/b/a Shellpoint Mortgage Servicing, servicer, 55 Beattie Place, MS #100, Greenville, SC 29601 800-365-7107. The foregoing notwithstanding, nothing in O.C.G.A. 44-14-162.2 shall require the secured creditor to negotiate, amend or modify the terms of the mortgage instrument.
New Penn Financial, LLC d/b/a Shellpoint Mortgage Servicing as Attorney in Fact for John Peter Simke and Ingrid M. Simke.
Stern & Eisenberg Southern, PC, 1709 Devonshire Drive, Columbia, SC 29204, Telephone: (803) 929-0760, Fax: (803) 929-0830,
GA201700000911
THIS LAW FIRM IS ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.
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NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER
GEORGIA, RABUN COUNTY
Under and by virtue of the power of sale in that certain Deed To Secure Debt from Melanie R. Winstead (hereinafter "Borrower") to Calista Shea Jackson (hereinafter "Lender") dated March 13, 2015, recorded in Deed Book R41, Pages 330 - 332, Rabun County, Georgia Records (hereinafter "Security Deed"), having been given to secure a Promissory Note dated March 12, 2015, in the original principal amount of $320,000 (hereinafter "Note"); there will be sold by the undersigned at public outcry during the legal hours of sale before the Courthouse door in Clayton, Rabun County, Georgia, on May 1, 2018 to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described property, to wit:
All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in Land Lot 32 of the Fifth Land District of Rabun County, Georgia and being Lot 1 containing 1.01 acre and being more particularly described upon that certain plat of survey prepared by T. Lamar Edwards, Georgia Land Surveyor No. 1837, dated September 15, 2006 and recorded in Plat Record 58-83, Clerk's Office, Rabun Superior Court. Reference is hereby had and made to said plat and the record of the same for a full and complete description of the property herein conveyed.
The debt secured by the Security Deed and Note has been and is hereby declared due and payable in full because of non payment pursuant to the terms of said Note and Security Deed. Written notice as required under O.C.G.A. 44-14-162.2 and in full compliance with O.C.G.A. 44-14-162.2 was sent no later than 30 days before the date of the proposed foreclosure. Further said notice included the intention to enforce provisions for collection of attorney's fees, advertising and other costs of collection, in accordance with the terms of the Security Deed, Note and other legal requirements.
The indebtedness remaining in default, the sale will be made for the purpose of paying said indebtedness, including interest, attorney's fees, all costs of collection, and all expenses of sale. To the best of the undersigned's knowledge and belief, the property is in possession of Melanie R. Winstead.
The property will be sold as the property of Borrower subject to a debt owing Lender and any and all unpaid taxes, assessments and any and all restrictions, easements and covenants of record, if any.
Melanie R. Winstead, by her attorney in fact Callista Shea Jackson By: J.V. Dell, Jr. attorney at law for Callista Shea Jackson, J.V. Dell, PC, 1040 Founders Row, Suite B, Greensboro, GA 30642, (706) 453-4800
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Notice of Sale Under Power
State of Georgia,
County of RABUN.
Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in a Deed to Secure Debt given by MICHEAL NIX JONES, JR AND ROBIN LEIGH JONES to MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. ("MERS") AS NOMINEE FOR QUICKEN LOANS INC , dated 01/29/2007, and Recorded on 02/14/2007 as Book No. N31 and Page No. 489 506, AS AFFECTED BY SCRIVENER'S AFFIDAVIT IN BOOK J40, PAGE 42 43, RABUN County, Georgia records, as last assigned to NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE, LLC (the Secured Creditor), by assignment, conveying the after described property to secure a Note of even date in the original principal amount of $357,000.00, with interest at the rate specified therein, there will be sold by the undersigned at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash at the RABUN County Courthouse within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in May, 2018, the following described property: LAND SITUATED IN THE COUNTY OF RABUN IN THE STATE OF GA
ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND LYING AND BEING IN LAND LOT 25 OF THE 4TH LAND DISTRICT OF RABUN COUNTY, GEORGIA, AND BEING ALL OF LOT NO. 130, BLOCK KK, UNIT 1 OF KINGWOOD ESTATES AS SHOWN ON THAT PLAT OF THE SURVEY PREPARED BY WAYNE A. POWERS, GEORGIA REGISTERED LAND SURVEYOR NO. 2891, DATED SEPTEMBER 8, 2003, AND RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 50, PAGES 230 AND 231, CLERK'S OFFICE, RABUN COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT AND REFERENCE TO SAID PLAT BEING FOR THE EXPRESS PURPOSE OF INCORPORATING ITS DESCRIPTION HEREIN.
COMMONLY KNOWN AS: 14 CEDAR RIDGE DR, CLAYTON, GA 30525 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). NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE, LLC holds the duly endorsed Note and is the current assignee of the Security Deed to the property. NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC D/B/A MR. COOPER, acting on behalf of and, as necessary, in consultation with FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION, A/K/A FANNIE MAE (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. 44-14-162.2, NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC D/B/A MR. COOPER may be contacted at: NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC D/B/A MR. COOPER, 8950 CYPRESS WATERS BLVD., COPPELL, TX 75019, 877 450 8638.
Please note that, pursuant to O.C.G.A. 44-14-162.2, 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 14 CEDAR RIDGE DR, CLAYTON, GEORGIA 30525 is/are: MICHEAL NIX JONES, JR AND ROBIN LEIGH JONES 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 9-13-172.1, 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. NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE, LLC as Attorney in Fact for MICHEAL NIX JONES, JR AND ROBIN LEIGH JONES.
THIS LAW FIRM IS ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. 20130168300661 BARRETT DAFFIN FRAPPIER TURNER & ENGEL, LLP 4004 Belt Line Road, Suite 100, Addison, Texas 75001, Telephone: (972) 341-5398.
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NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER GEORGIA, RABUN COUNTY
THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.
Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in a Security Deed given by W Delano Moore and Jane G Moore to Stephens Federal Bank, dated February 10, 2011, recorded in Deed Book 236, Page 191, Rabun County, Georgia Records, conveying the after-described property to secure a Note in the original principal amount of TWO HUNDRED SIXTY THOUSAND AND 0/100 DOLLARS ($260,000.00), with interest thereon as set forth therein, there will be sold at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the courthouse door of Rabun County, Georgia, or at such place as may be lawfully designated as an alternative, within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in May, 2018, the following described property: SEE EXHIBIT "A"
ATTACHED HERETO AND MADE A PART HEREOF
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, encumbrances, zoning ordinances, restrictions, covenants, and matters of record superior to the Security Deed first set out above. Oconee Federal Savings and Loan Association f/k/a Stephens Federal Bank is the holder of the Security Deed to the property in accordance with OCGA 44-14-162.2. The entity that has full authority to negotiate, amend, and modify all terms of the mortgage with the debtor is: Oconee Federal Savings and Loan Association, PO Drawer 40, Toccoa, GA 30577 706-886-2111.
To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party in possession of the property is W Delano Moore and Jane G Moore or a tenant or tenants and said property is more commonly known as 195 Saddleback Cir #14, Sky Valley, Georgia 30537. 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. Oconee Federal Savings and Loan Association f/k/a Stephens Federal Bank as Attorney in Fact for W Delano Moore and Jane G Moore McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC 1544 Old Alabama Road Roswell, Georgia 30076 www.foreclosurehotline.net
EXHIBIT "A"
All that tract and parcel of land lying and being in Land Lot 195 of the Second Land District of Rabun County, Georgia and being Subdivision Lot 68 consisting of 0.46 acre, in Part III, Southwoods Area, Sky Valley Subdivision as shown upon a plat of survey dated July 22 1999 prepared by William F. Rolader, Georgia Registered Land Surveyor No. 2042, said survey being recorded in the office of the Clerk of Rabun Superior Court in Plat Book 49, page 224. Said survey is incorporates herein by reference for a full and complete description of the above-described property. The above-described lands consists of all the lands conveyed by Lionel A. Moore and Irene W. Moore to W. Delano Moore and Jane G. Moore by Warranty Deed recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Rabun Superior Court in Deed Book B-19, page 70-71. The above-described lands are conveyed subject to that certain Declaration of Restrictions recorded in the office of the Clerk of Rabun Superior Court in Deed Book G-5, pages 49-54. MR/kmp2 5/1/18 Our file no. 539318 - FT17
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STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF RABUN
NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS
All creditors of the Estate of James Olen Coker, deceased, late of Rabun County, Georgia, are hereby notified to render in their demands to the undersigned according to law and all persons indebted to said Estate are required to make immediate payment.
This 2nd day of April, 2018.
Anna Adele Ashby, as Administrator of the Estate of James Olen Coker.
Fileds Law, PC, 4426 Hugh Howell Road, Suite B305, Tucker, GA 30084, (404) 532-9953
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RABUN COUNTY BOARD OF
COMMISSIONERS
NOTICE OF HEARING TO ALL
INTERESTED PERSONS AND
PARTIES
A hearing will be held in the Rabun County Courthouse at 6:00 before the Rabun County Board of Commissioners on the 24th day of April, 2018 concerning a proposed amendment to the "RABUN COUNTY OFFICIAL ZONING ORDINANCE". This hearing is held under the authority granted by Article XIV of said Ordinance.
For the purpose of Greg Garcia requesting a variance to annex property into view falls property. Property is 2.27 acres and is located at Highway 246 Tax Parcel 047A 067A.
At the hearing any interested parties may present data, make a statement or offer a viewpoint or argument, either orally or in writing. Lengthy statements shall be submitted in writing for the official record. Oral statements shall be concise to afford all an opportunity to be heard.
RABUN COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
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STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF RABUN
NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS
All persons indebted to Mina-Michele Bush, 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 28th day of March, 2018. Witness my/our hand(s) and seal(s), on the day above written.
(Kathleen A. Rehling acting as Executrix of the Mina-Michele Bush estate.) Address: 1568 Long Laurel Ridge Dr., Lakemont, GA 30552, Telephone: (706) 782-9670
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IN THE PROBATE COURT OF RABUN COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF Thad J. Watson, Jr., DECEASED
ESTATE NO. 4515
PETITION FOR LETTERS OF
ADMINISTRATION NOTICE
TO: whom it may concern:
Tony Wesley Watson has petitioned for to be appointed Administrator of the estate of Thad J. Watson, Jr., 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 objections to the Petition must be in writing, setting forth the grounds of any such objections, and must be filed with the Court on or before April 30, 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 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.
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, 706-782-3614
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STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF RABUN
NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS
All persons indebted to Kenneth R. Brown, 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 3rd day of April, 2018. Witness my/our hand(s) and seal(s), on the day above written.
(Steven Due acting as Executor of the Kenneth R. Brown estate.) Address: 8165 Wake Road, Durham, NC 27713, Telephone: (919) 225-8006
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IN THE PROBATE COURT OF RABUN COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF Betty Sue Talley, DECEASED
ESTATE NO. 4517
PETITION FOR LETTERS OF
ADMINISTRATION NOTICE
TO: whom it may concern
Bryan Keith Talley has petitioned to be appointed Administrator of the estate of Betty Sue Talley, 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 objections to the Petition must be in writing, setting forth the grounds of any such objections, and must be filed with the Court on or before April 30, 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 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 wihout a hearing.
Lillian W. Garrett, Judge of the Probate Court By: Savannah B. Dixon, Clerk of the Probate Court, 25 Courthouse Square, Suite 215, Clayton, GA 30525, Telephone Number: (706) 782-3614
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IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF RABUN COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
Kaitlynn Sharkey, Petitioner
In Re: NAME CHANGE FOR
Bryson John Watts, A Minor
CASE# 2018-CV-0096-S
NOTICE OF FILING PETITION FOR NAME CHANGE
Kaitlynn Sharkey has filed a petition in the Superior Court of Rabun County, Georgia to change the name of his/her minor child:
Bryson John Watts to Bryson John Sharkey.
The Petition is now pending in the Superior Court of Rabun County, Georgia and the petition was filed on 4-6-2018.
Any interested or affected party may appear and file objections as provided by law. This 6th day of April, 2018.
Holly E. Henry-Perry, Clerk of Superior Court, Rabun County, Georgia.
Filed in Office of Clerk Superior Court, Rabun County, Georgia. This 6th day of April, 2018. Holly E. Henry-Perry, Clerk
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STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF RABUN
NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS
All persons indebted to Mackenzie Mundy Worthley, 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 April, 2018. Witness my/our hand(s) and seal(s), on the day above written.
(Scott Allen Worthley acting as Administrator of the Mackenzie Mundy Worthley estate.) Address: 12473 Harbor Winds Dr. North, Jacksonville, FL 32225, Telephone: (904) 759-7569
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STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF RABUN
NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS
All persons indebted to Ralph Owen Garver, 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 14th day of March, 2018. Witness my/our hand(s) and seal(s), on the day above written.
(Diane Elizabeth Washburn acting as Administratrix of the Ralph Owen Garver estate.) Address: Unit 15203, Box 73, APO, AP 96297, Telephone: (303) 823-1821
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IN THE JUVENILE COURT OF RABUN COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN THE INTEREST OF: D.L
Sex: Female
DOB: 12-9-04
CASE#2018-JU-0004
CHILD UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE
NOTICE OF DEPENDENCY
HEARING
TO: CARLA JOWERS a.k.a. CARLA LOVELL, mother of the above-namedchild
By Order for Service by Publication dated March 19, 2018, you are hereby notified that on February 14, 2018, Rabun County Department of Family and Children Services, Georgia Department of Human Services, filed a Petition for Temporary Custody against you as to the above-named child alleging that the child is dependent.
You are required to file with the Clerk of Juvenile Court, and to serve upon Special Attorney General Richard W. Highsmith, an answer in writing within sixty (60) days of the date of the Order for Service by Publication.
This Court will conduct a final hearing upon the allegations of the Petition for Temporary Custody (dependency) against you on June 13, 2018, at 9:00 a.m. at the Rabun County Courthouse, Clayton, Georgia.
The child and other parties involved may be represented by a lawyer at all stages of the case. If you want a lawyer, you may hire your own lawyer immediately. If you cannot afford a lawyer, you may ask for a lawyer to be appointed to represent you. The Court would inquire into your financial circumstances and may appoint a lawyer to represent you. If you want a lawyer appointed to represent you, you must let the Court or the officer of this Court handling this case know that you want a lawyer immediately.
WINTESS, the honorable B. Nicole Carswell, Judge of said Court, this the 19th day of March, 2018.
Filed in Office of Clerk Juvenile Court, Rabun County, Georgia. This 19th day of March, 2018. Holly E. Henry-Perry, Clerk.
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STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF RABUN
NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS
All persons indebted to Harold C. Bryant, 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 13th day of April, 2018. Witness my/our hand(s) and seal(s), on the day above written.
(Judith A. Bryant acting as Executrix of the Harold C. Bryant estate.) Address: 4 Bryant Lane, Tiger, GA 30576, Telephone: (770) 540-6153
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STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF RABUN
NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS
All persons indebted to Tom Edward James, deceased, are hereby notified to make immediate payment to the undersigned and all creditors of the decedent are hereby notified to render their claims to the undersigned. This the 11th day of April, 2018. Witness my/our hand(s) and seal(s), on the day above written.
(Hilda Sanders James acting as Executrix of the Tom Edward James estate.) Address: 128 Brooks Rd., Highlands, NC 28741, Telephone: (828) 526-0190
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IN THE JUVENILE COURT OF RABUN COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN THE INTEREST OF: D.G.
Sex: Female
DOB: 6/24/17
CASE#2017-JU-0071
CHILD UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE
NOTICE OF DEPENDENCY
HEARING
TO: LILY WILSON, mother of the above-named child
By Order for Service by Publication dated April 11, 2018, you are hereby notified that on February 14, 2018, Rabun County Department of Family and Children Services, Georgia Department of Human Services, filed a Petition for Temporary Custody against you as to the above-named child alleging that the child is dependent.
You are required to file with the Clerk of Juvenile Court, and to serve upon Special Attorney General Richard W. Highsmith, an answer in writing within sixty (60) days of the date of the Order for Service by Publication.
This Court will conduct a final hearing upon the allegations of the Petition for Temporary Custody (dependency) against you on June 13, 2018, at 9:00 a.m. at the Rabun County Courthouse, Clayton, Georgia.
The child and other parties involved may be represented by a lawyer at all stages of the case. If you want a lawyer, you may hire your own lawyer immediately. If you cannot afford a lawyer, you may ask for a lawyer to be appointed to represent you. The Court would inquire into your financial circumstances and may appoint a lawyer to represent you. If you want a lawyer appointed to represent you, you must let the Court or the officer of this Court handling this case know that you want a lawyer immediately.
WINTESS, the honorable B. Nicole Carswell, Judge of said Court, this the 11th day of April, 2018.
Filed in Office of Clerk Juvenile Court, Rabun County, Georgia. This 11th day of April, 2018. Holly E. Henry-Perry, Clerk.
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