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BELL ADOPTION ...

321337
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT
OF ELBERT COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: Petition of Victor Wingate and Marion Marie Bell Wingate
for the Adoption of
Christavion Jermaine Bell,
A Minor Child
Adoption No. 16EA10H
NOTICE TO NON-RESIDENT
DEFENDANT
TO: Cassandra Latrice Stribbling
By Order of the Court for Service by Publication dated February 17, 2017
You are hereby notified on February 20, 2017, Victor Wingate and Marion Marie Bell Wingate filed a Petition For the Adoption of your son, Christavion Jermaine Bell. You are required to file with the Elbert County Clerk of Superior Court and serve upon Plaintiffs' attorney, John M. Clark, an answer in writing within sixty (60) days fo February 20, 2017.
Witness the Honorable Thomas Hodges III, Judge, Superior Court of Elbert County, this February 20, 2017.
/s/ Cindy R. King
Deputy Clerk of Superior Court
Elbert County
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EVIE LEE COOGLER ESTATE ...

322089
NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS
IN THE PROBATE COURT
OF ELBERT COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: Estate of Evie Lee Coogler, Deceased
All creditors of the Estate of Evie Lee Coogler, late of Elbert County, are hereby notified to render their demands to the undersigned, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment.
This 22nd day of February, 2017.
L. Marie Coogler
325 N. Oliver Street
Elberton, Georgia 30635
THE GORDON LAW FIRM
Attorneys at Law, LLC
Post Office Box 870
Hartwell, Georgia 30643
706-376-5418
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GEORGE PARTAIN ESTATE ...

323054
NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS
All creditors of the Estate of George Sidney Partain, late of Elbert County, deceased, 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 14th day of February, 2017.
/s/ Phillip E. Partain,
Executor of the Estate of
George Sidney Partain
TODD C. TOWNSEND, PC
Attorney at Law
P.O. Box 423
Hartwell, Georgia 30643
706-377-2425
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JOHNNY SMITH ESTATE ...

322732
NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF ELBERT
All creditors of the Estate of Johnny Herschel Smith, deceased, late of Elbert 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 to the undersigned.
This 24th day of February, 2017.
Emily Adams Smith,
as Executrix of the Estate of
Johnny Herschel Smith, deceased
JENKINS LAW, LLC
Attorneys at Law
115 Heard Street
Elberton, Georgia 30635
706-283-8240
706-283-8948 Fax
johnsjenkins@bellsouth.net
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THOMAS TEASLEY ESTATE ...

324640
NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF ELBERT
All creditors of the Estate of Thomas H. Teasley, deceased, late of Elbert 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 to the undersigned.
This 2nd day of March, 2017.
Ronzel Marcus Teasley
and Brenda Teasley May
as Executors of the Estate of
Thomas H. Teasley, deceased
JENKINS LAW, LLC
Attorneys at Law
115 Heard Street
Elberton, Georgia 30635
706-283-8240
706-283-8948 Fax
johnsjenkins@bellsouth.net
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NEGRETE-NIETO DIVORCE ...

324576
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT
OF ELBERT COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
Mechelle J. Negrete-Nieto,
Plaintiff
v.
Jaime Negrete-Nieto,
Defendant
Civil Action no. 17EV81H
NOTICE OF SUMMONS
SERVICE BY PUBLICATION
TO: Jaime Negrete-Nieto, Defendant Named Above:
You are hereby notified that the above styled action seeking Divorce was filed against you in said court on February 28, 2017, and that by reason of an order for service of summons by publication entered by the court on March 1, 2017, you are hereby commanded and required to file with the clerk of said court and serve upon Mechelle J. Negrete-Nieto, plaintiff, whose address is 1357 Hartwell Hwy. Lot 8, Elberton, GA 30635 an answer to the complaint within sixty (60) days of the date of the order for service by publication. If you fail to do so, judgment by default will be taken against you for the relief demanded by the complaint.
Witness the Honorable Thomas L. Hodges III, Judge of said Court.
This the 28th day of February, 2017.
/s/ Cindy R. King
Deputy Clerk of Superior Court
Elbert County
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AMY DUNN PNY-17-01059-1 ...

322260
NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER
GEORGIA, ELBERT COUNTY
By virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Security Deed from Amy Dunn to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems Inc. as nominee for Homestar Financial Corp., dated October 17, 2014, recorded October 27, 2014, in Deed Book 574, Page 263-274, Elbert County, Georgia Records, said Security Deed having been given to secure a Note of even date in the original principal amount of Sixty-Three Thousand Two Hundred Sixty-Five and 00/100 dollars ($63,265.00), with interest thereon as provided for therein, said Security Deed having been last sold, assigned and transferred to PennyMac Loan Services, LLC, there will be sold at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash at the Elbert County Courthouse, within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in April, 2017, all property described in said Security Deed including but not limited to the following described property:
All that tract or parcel of land, together with all improvements thereon, situate, lying and being in the 197th G.M. District, Elbert County, Georgia, containing 1.84 acres, more or less, and being more particularly described in a plat of survey prepared by W. Slate Bauknight, R.L.S., dated May 10, 1995, recorded in Plat Book 19, Page 81, Elbert County, Georgia Records, said plat and the recording thereof being expressly by reference incorporated herein and made a part of this description. Said property being bounded now or formerly as follows: On the northeast by Hendrix; on the east and southeast by Dunn; on the southwest by a 50-foot right-of-way being known as County Paved Road #335; and on the west and northwest by Canter.
Subject to all easements, covenants and restrictions of record. said property being known as 2274 Monroe Dunn Road NW, Dewy Rose, GA 30634 according to the present system for numbering addresses in Elbert County. Georgia. Said property also currently is assigned Map/Parcel #019B034 by the Elbert County Tax Assessor.
Said legal description being controlling, however the property is more commonly known as 2274 Monroe Dunn Road NW, Dewy Rose, GA 30634.
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 Amy Dunn, 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: PennyMac Loan Services, LLC, Loss Mitigation Dept., 3043 Townsgate Rd., Suite 200, Westlake Village, CA 91361, Telephone Number: 1-866-549-3583.
PennyMac Loan Services, LLC
as Attorney in Fact for
Amy Dunn
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. PNY-17-01059-1
www.rubinlublin.com/property-listings.phpc
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WILLIAM CLOUD A-4611169 ...

323403
NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF ELBERT
Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained with that certain Deed to Secure Debt dated September 24, 2002, from William W. Cloud and Pauline S. Cloud to The CIT Group/Consumer Finance, Inc., recorded on September 30, 2002 in Deed Book 325 at Page 49, Elbert County, Georgia Records, having been last sold, assigned, transferred and conveyed to The Bank of New York Mellon, as Trustee for CIT Home Equity Loan Trust 2003-1 by Assignment and said Deed to Secure Debt having been given to secure a note dated September 24, 2002, in the amount of $36,000.00, 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 Elbert County, Georgia, on April 4, 2017, the following described real property (hereinafter referred to as the "Property"):
All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in the 201st District, G.M., Elbert County, Georgia, within the corporate limits of the City of Bowman, containing 0.55 of an acre, more or less, and being bounded, now or formerly, as follows: on the north by property of E. Hubbard Seymour; on the northeast by property of Steve Smith; on the southeast by property of Steve Smith and a driveway; and on the southwest by property of Lizzie M. Taylor. Said tract is more particularly described as to courses and distances on a plat of survey prepared for Bobby J. Toole by A.P. Stevens Jr., Surveyor, dated May 4, 1992, which plat, recorded in plat book 16, page 704, public records of Elbert County, Georgia, is by this reference incorporated herein as a part hereof. Also conveyed hereby is the right of egress and ingress and to and from the above-described property along that driveway leading from Georgia Highway No. 172 across property of Steve Smith to the southeast boundary of the above-described property.
The debt secured by the Deed to Secure Debt 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 Deed to Secure Debt, 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 William W. Cloud and Pauline S. Cloud. The property, being commonly known as 313 South Broad Street, Bowman, GA, 30624 in Elbert County, will be sold as the property of William W. Cloud and Pauline S. Cloud, 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 Deed to Secure Debt.
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: Caliber Home Loans, 13801 Wireless Way, Oklahoma City, OK 73134, 1-800-401-6587. 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 The Bank of New York Mellon, as Trustee for CIT Home
Equity Loan Trust 2003-1
as Attorney in Fact for
William W. Cloud and
Pauline S. Cloud
100 Galleria Parkway, Suite 960
Atlanta, GA 30339
Phone: 770-373-4242
By: James E. Albertelli, Esq.
For the Firm
JEA-17-002231 A-4611169
This 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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ROBERT MAJOR DELK ...

NOTICE OF PETITION
TO CHANGE NAME
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF ELBERT
Notice is hereby given that Robert Major Delk Jr. filed his petition in the Superior Court of Elbert County, Georgia, on February 28, 2017, to change his name from Robert Major Delk Jr. to Robert Major Delk. Notice is given to any interested or affected party to appear in and to file objections with said Court within 30 days of filing of said petition.
This 28th day of February, 2017.
Robert Major Delk Jr.
PATRICIA S. BRYANT, LLC
Suite 300, 8 N. Oliver St.
Elberton, GA 30635
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AMANDA TODD ESTATE ...

324659
IN THE PROBATE COURT
OF ELBERT COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: Amanda Rose Todd, Deceased
Estate No. 2017-20
NOTICE OF PETITION TO FILE
FOR YEAR'S SUPPORT
The Petition of Ricky J. Todd, for a year's support from the estate of Amanda Rose Todd, Deceased, for Decedent's Surviving Spouse, having been duly filed, all interested persons are hereby notified to show cause, if any they have, on or before March 30, 2017, why said Petition should not be granted.
All objections to the Petition must be in writing, setting forth the grounds of any such objections, and must be filed on or before the time stated in the preceding sentence. All objections should be sworn 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.
/s/ Stephanie Hewell
45 Forest Avenue
Elberton, GA 30635
706-283-2016
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CALWOOD PROPERTIES ...

325919
NOTICE OF ORGANIZATION
Notice is given that articles of organization which organize Calwood Properties LLC, a Georgia Limited Liability Company, have been delivered to the Secretary of State for filing in accordance with the Georgia Business Corporation Code. The initial registered office of the organization is located at 3150 Knotts Landing Road, Elberton, GA 30635 and its initial registered agent at such address is Mark C. Knotts.
Felix P. Graham Jr.
THE GRAHAM LAW FIRM, LLC
Post Office Drawer 300
Danielsville, Georgia 30633-0300
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OMIE KIDD ESTATE ...

326482
NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS
All creditors of the estate of Omie Juanita Kidd, deceased, late of Elbert County, Georgia, are hereby notified to render their demands to the undersigned according to law, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment to the undersigned.
This 9th day of March, 2017.
/s/ Roger Nelson Kidd
Executor of Omie Juanita Kidd,
deceased
1547 Seymour Road
Bowman, GA 30624
RODGER DAVISON
P.O. Box 118
Royston, GA 30662
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BESSIE CLEVELAND ESTATE ...

327284
NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS
All creditors of the estate of Bessie Mae R. Cleveland, deceased, late of Elbert County, Georgia, are hereby notified to render their demands to the undersigned according to law, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment to the undersigned.
This 20th day of March, 2017.
Rita C. Palmer
1444 Calhoun Falls Hwy.
Elberton, GA 30635
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WILLIAM MOONEY ESTATE ...

328455
NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF ELBERT
All creditors of the Estate of William Robert Mooney, deceased, late of Elbert 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 to the undersigned.
This 17th day of March, 2017.
Melanie M. Henson
as Administrator of the Estate of
William Robert Mooney, deceased
JENKINS LAW, LLC
Attorneys at Law
115 Heard Street
Elberton, Georgia 30635
706-283-8240
706-283-8948 Fax
johnsjenkins@bellsouth.net
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ANNUAL ACTION PLAN ...

328561
PROPOSED DRAFT ANNUAL
ACTION PLAN
FEDERAL FISCAL YEAR 2017
STATE FISCAL YEAR 2018
The Annual Action Plan is the review of the State's goals, objectives, and community and housing priorities for the upcoming year. The FFY 2017/ SFY2018 Annual Action Plan is the fifth and final year implementation of the current five-year (2013-2017) Consolidated Plan. The Plan indicates how the anticipated funds received from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will be implemented for the following programs: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA), and the National Housing Trust Fund (NHTF) Programs.
The Plan draft includes goals of the priorities, citizen participation/consultation, housing needs assessment for the homeless, and the investment of resources to meet these needs and any minor amendments. It also provides a strategy for meeting the identified needs, addressing barriers to fair housing and lead-based paint hazards, non-housing community development plans, and anti-poverty strategies. The State of Georgia encourages all of its citizens, public agencies and other interested parties to review the contents of the Annual Action Plan and submit their written comments to the agency.
The Public Hearing and Webinar for the FFY2017 Annual Action plan will be held:
March 29, 2017- 2:00 p.m.
(Conference Room 302)
Department of Community Affairs
60 Executive Park South NE
Atlanta, GA 30329-2231
Use the link below to register for the webinar:
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/
register/2696990254086616066
A copy of the draft Annual Action Plan will be available for public comment from March 27, 2017 after 5:00 p.m. through close of business on April 30, 2017.
View and Download the Plan: http://www.dca.ga.gov/communities/
CommunityInitiatives/programs/
ConsolidatedPlan.asp.
To request a hardcopy, send an email to housingplanning@dca.ga.gov
The Goals and Method of Distributions on how the State intends to implement the following programs can be reviewed here:
CDBG can be reviewed here: http://www.dca.state.ga.us/communities/CDBG/index.asp
ESG and HOPWA programs can be reviewed here: http://www.dca.state.ga.us/housing/specialneeds/programs/esg.asp
NHTF can be reviewed here: http://www.dca.state.ga.us/housing/HousingDevelopment/programs/Nationalh...
Submit comments in writing to:
Department of Community Affairs
ATTN: Annual Action Plan Public Comments
60 Executive Park South
Atlanta, Georgia 30329
Or email to housingplanning@
dca.ga.gov.
DCA complies with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Individuals with disabilities who are may need auxiliary aids or special modification to participate in the public comment process should call (404) 679-4840.
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RICHARD ADAMS ESTATE ...

327871
IN THE PROBATE COURT
OF ELBERT COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: Estate of Richard Parker Adams Sr., Deceased
ESTATE NO. 2017-29
NOTICE OF PETITION TO FILE
FOR YEAR'S SUPPORT
The Petition of Patsy M. Adams, for year's support from the estate of Richard Parker Adams Sr., deceased, for decedent's surviving spouse having been duly filed, all interested persons are hereby notified to show cause, if any they have, on or before April 17, 2017, why said Petition should not be granted.
All objections to the Petition must be in writing, setting forth the grounds of any such objections, and must be filed on or before the time stated in the preceding sentence All 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 in the Probate Court of the above named County, Probate Courtroom, Elbert County Government Complex, 45 Forest Avenue, Suite 41, Elberton, Georgia 30635. If no objections are filed the Petition may be granted without a hearing.
/s/ Honorable Stephanie Hewell
Judge, Elbert County Probate Court
45 Forest Avenue, Suite 41
Elberton, Georgia 30635
706-283-2016
Attorney for Petitioner:
RICHARD D. CAMPBELL, LLC
47 W. Church Street
Elberton, Georgia 30635
706-283-5000
706-283-7955 (fax)
rdclaw@elberton.net
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