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383368
IN THE PROBATE COURT
OF ELBERT COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: Estate of Albert Kendall Dunn, Deceased
Estate No. 2017-108
PETITION FOR LETTERS
OF ADMINISTRATION
NOTICE
TO: Whom it may concern
Laura Denise Simmons has petitioned to be appointed Administrator of the estate of Albert Kendall Dunn, 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 Nov. 27, 2017.
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.
/s/ Stephanie Hewell
Judge of the Probate Court
45 Forest Ave.
Elberton, GA 30635
706-283-2016
11-1,8,15,22

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383362
NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS
All creditors of the estate of Laura Ward Smith, 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 26th day of October, 2017.
/s/ Laura Anne Smith Bessinger
855 Heard Dr.
Elberton, GA 30635
11-1,8,15,22

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383399
NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF ELBERT
IN RE: Estate of Zelma S. Fry, deceased
All creditors of the estate of Zelma S. Fry, deceased, late of Elbert County, 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 26th day of October, 2017.
Thomas Scott Black
Executor of Zelma S. Fry, Deceased
BILL DAUGHTRY,
ATTORNEY AT LAW, LLC
704 Elbert Street
P. O. Box 6267
Elberton, Georgia 30635
TEL 706-283-5543
FAX 706-283-6968
11-1,8,15,22

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385469
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE UNDER POWER
ELBERT COUNTY, GEORGIA
Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in a Security Deed given by Charles M. Clamp and Krishna C. Clamp to Regions Bank D/B/A Regions Mortgage, dated July 8, 2003, and recorded in Deed Book 346, Page 503, Elbert County, Georgia Records, conveying the after-described property to secure a Note in the original principal amount of One Hundred Twenty-Three Thousand Five Hundred and 0/100 dollars ($123,500.00), 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 Elbert County, Georgia, within the legal hours of sale on December 5, 2017, the following described property:
All that tract or parcel of land, with improvements thereon, in the City of Elberton, Elbert County, Georgia, in the 189th G.M. District, as shown and described by a Plat of Survey prepared for Mrs. I.T. Goolsby by A.P. Stevens Jr., Surveyor, dated June 10, 1976, which plat, recorded in Plat Book 9, Page 772, Elbert County records, is by reference incorporated herein as part of this description. Said land is described by metes and bounds as follows: BEGINNING at the intersection of the Northeasterly right-of-way of Bruce Street and the Northwesterly right-of-way of South Oliver Street; thence North 72 degrees 42 minutes West 240.9 feet along the right-of-way of Bruce Street to an iron pin corner; thence North 23 degrees 18 minutes East 102.5 feet; thence South 69 degrees 29 minutes East 240 feet to an iron pin set on the right-of-way of South Oliver Street, thence along the right-of-way of South Oliver Street South 23 degrees 22 minutes West 89 feet to the point of beginning. Said property being now or formerly known as 124 Oliver Street, City of Elberton, Georgia. This being the same tract or parcel of land conveyed to Charles Mart Clamp and Krishna Clamp from Charles Mart Clamp by Warranty Deed Joint Tenancy with Right of Survivorship, dated May 5, 1999, and recorded in Deed Book 258, Page 498, Elbert County, Georgia records.
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 attorney's fees (notice of intent to collect attorney's fees having been given).
The entity having full authority to negotiate, amend or modify all terms of the loan (although not required by law to do so) is: Regions Mortgage they can be contacted at 800-748-9498 for Loss Mitigation Dept, or by writing to 605 S. Perry, P.O. Box 5640, Montgomery, Alabama 36102-5640, to discuss possible alternatives to avoid foreclosure.
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.
To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party in possession of the property is Charles Mart Clamp or tenant(s); and said property is more commonly known as 124 South Oliver Street, Elberton, GA 30635.
The sale will be conducted subject to (1) confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code (2) final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan with the holder of the security deed and (3) any right of redemption or other lien not extinguished by foreclosure.
Regions Bank d/b/a
Regions Mortgage
as Attorney in Fact for
Charles M. Clamp and
Krishna C. Clamp
BROCK & SCOTT, PLLC
4360 Chamblee Dunwoody Road
Suite 310
Atlanta, GA 30341
404-789-2661
B&S file no.: 17-15866
This is an attempt to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose.
11-8,15,22,29

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383410
NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER
GEORGIA, ELBERT COUNTY
Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in a Security Deed given by Kelli Hines Lambertson and Michael R. Lambertson to Bank of America, N.A., dated September 26, 2001, recorded in Deed Book 299, Page 220, Elbert County, Georgia Records, as last transferred to Specialized Loan Servicing, LLC by assignment recorded in Deed Book 618, Page 335, Elbert County, Georgia Records, conveying the after-described property to secure a Note in the original principal amount of SEVENTY THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED SEVENTY-FIVE AND 0/100 DOLLARS ($70,775.00), with interest thereon as set forth therein, there will be sold at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash at the Government Complex Elbert 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 December, 2017, the following described property:
ALL that tract or parcel of land, with improvements thereon, situate, lying and being in the 201st G.M.D., Elbert County, Georgia, containing 1.054 acres, more or less, and being more particularly described in a plat of survey prepared by C.M. Rucker, Registered Land Surveyor, dated March 13, 1996, being recorded in Plat Book 18, page 178, 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 as shown on said plat: on the North by a 30 foot right of way being known as Bowers Street; on the East by lands of Ledford; on the South by lands of Private Line Group, Inc., and on the West by land of Maxwell and Dickerson.
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 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.
Specialized Loan Servicing, LLC 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: Specialized Loan Servicing, 8742 Lucent Blvd., Ste. 300, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129; 800-306-6059.
To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party in possession of the property is Kelli Hines Lambertson and Michael R. Lambertson or a tenant or tenants and said property is more commonly known as 77 Bowers Street, Bowman, Georgia 30624.
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.
Specialized Loan Servicing, LLC
as Attorney in Fact for
Kelli Hines Lambertson and
Michael R. Lambertson
MCCALLA RAYMER LEIBERT PIERCE, LLC
1544 Old Alabama Road
Roswell, Georgia 30076
www.foreclosurehotline.net
Our file no. 5342617-FT1
This is an attempt to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose.
11-8,15,22,29

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385532
ADVERTISEMENT OF SALE
UNDER POWER OF SALE IN DEED TO SECURE DEBT
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF ELBERT
Under and by virtue of the power contained in a deed to secure debt, executed by Nikole Fortner, to James L. Womack and Joan W. Womack, in the original principal amount of $267,341.36, dated April 22, 2014, and recorded at Deed Book 566, Pages 108-112, Elbert Superior Court Records; said security deed being given to secure a note of April 22, 2014, and also other present and future indebtedness, there will be sold at auction at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash at the Historic Elbert County Courthouse located at 12 S. Oliver St., Elberton, Elbert County, Georgia, by the undersigned, acting as attorney-in-fact for the said Nikole Fortner, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on the first Tuesday in December, 2017, to-wit: December 5, 2017, the following described lands, to-wit:
TRACT ONE: All that tract or parcel of land, with improvements thereon, lying and being in the 315th G.M. District, Elbert County, Georgia, containing 36.792 acres, more or less, and being more particularly described on a Plat of Survey prepared by W. Slate Bauknight, RLS, dated August 12, 2010, and recorded at Plat Book 29, Page 122, Elbert Superior Court Records to which reference is made for a true and accurate description of the metes and bounds of the property herein described. This property is bounded now or formerly as follows: On the North by a sixty (60) foot right-of-way for Double Bridges Road (Co. Road #193); on the East by Gregory & Marcy Farr; on the South by Anderson and Randall Wansley, et al; and on the West by Randall Wansley, et al.
This is that same tract or parcel of land conveyed to Nikole Fortner by Warranty Deed from James L. Womack, dated January 6, 2014, and recorded at Deed Book 562, Pages 464-465, Elbert Superior Court Records.
TRACT TWO: All that tract or parcel of land, with improvements thereon, lying and being in the 199th G.M. District, Elbert County, Georgia, containing 29.61 acres, more or less, and being designated as Tract Three (3) on a Plat of Survey prepared by Dean H. Teasley, RLS, dated January 23, 2003, and recorded at Plat Book 24, Page 232, Elbert Superior Court Records to which reference is made for a true and accurate description of the metes and bounds of the property herein described. This property is bounded now or formerly as follows: On the Northwest by the right-of-way for County Dirt Road No. 196 (Lonesome Dove Road); on the Northeast by Tract 4, said plat, and Randolph and Marilyn Kohl; on the Southeast by James Ward, Leila Rucker Hunter; and on the Southwest by Tract 2, said plat.
This is that same tract or parcel of land conveyed to James L. Womack by Quitclaim Deed from Don Thompson, dated April 2, 2014, and recorded on April 3, 2014, at Deed Book 565, Pages 284-285, Elbert Superior Court Records.
Said power will be exercised, and said property will be sold as the property of Nikole Fortner, her successors and assigns by the undersigned as attorney-in-fact for Nikole Fortner, her successors and assigns. The debt secured by said deed to secure debt being in default, the holder having declared the balance of the indebtedness due, this sale will be made for the purpose of paying same, and the proceeds thereof will be applied to the payment of said indebtedness and all charges and expenses in connection with foreclosure and the balance, if any, to be applied as provided by law.
The entity that has full authority to negotiate, amend and modify all terms of the mortgage with the debtor is: James L. Womack and Joan W. Womack, 1721 Grayson Parkway, Grayson, GA 30017; 770-972-7199. However, the secured creditor is not required to negotiate, amend or modify the terms of the mortgage instrument.
Said property is being sold as the property of Nikole Fortner, her successors and assigns and subject to all unpaid taxes, assessments and/or restrictions of record, if any.
This 6th day of November, 2017.
James L. Womack
and Joan W. Womack
Attorney-In-Fact for
Nikole Fortner
John Stephen Jenkins
JENKINS LAW, LLC
Attorneys at Law
115 Heard Street
Elberton, Georgia 30635
706-283-8240
706-283-8948 Fax
johnsjenkins@bellsouth.net
11-8,15,22,29

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384901
NOTICE OF REDEMPTION
FORECLOSURE
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF ELBERT
RE: Property of the Estate of James D. Eaves and Heirs Known and Unknown of the Estate of James D. Eaves; and Phyllis H. Eaves
Map & Parcel No. E19-043
Tax Sale Of March 03, 2015, to City of Elberton
TAKE NOTICE THAT:
The right to redeem the following described property, to wit:
All that tract or parcel of land being in the: State of Georgia, County of Elbert, City of Elberton, being 0.42 acres, more or less. Or as described in Deed Book 117, Page 648. Being known as Tax Map & Parcel E19043, Elbert County, Georgia.
Tax Parcel No. E19043
will expire and be forever foreclosed and barred on and after the 16th day of December, 2017.
The Tax Sale Deed to which this notice relates is dated March 03, 2015, and was recorded on April 06, 2015, at Deed Book 580, Pages 329-331, Elbert Superior Court Records.
The property may be redeemed at any time before the 16th day of December, 2017, by payment of the redemption price as fixed and provided by law to the following address: City of Elberton, Attn: Lanier Dunn, City Manager, P.O. Box 70, 203 Elbert Street, Elberton, GA 30635
Please be governed accordingly.
This 2nd day of November, 2017.
John Stephen Jenkins
JENKINS LAW, LLC
Attorney at Law
115 Heard Street
Elberton, Georgia 30635
706-283-8240
johnsjenkins@bellsouth.net

11-8,15,21,29

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385647
NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS
All creditors of the Estate of Treston Georell 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 3rd day of November, 2017.
Patricia S. Bryant, Administrator
PATRICIA S. BRYANT, LLC
Suite 300, 8 N. Oliver Street
Elberton, GA 30635
706-283-7902
11-8,15,22,29

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386108
NOTICE
The following vehicle will be sold to the highest bidder on Friday, November 24th at 10 a.m. at 728 MLK Jr. Blvd., Elberton, GA 30635:
A 2003 Kia Sedona, Silver in color, VIN# KNDUP131036418700. For more information call 706-283-8208.
11-15, 11-22

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386731
IN THE PROBATE COURT
OF ELBERT COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: Estate of Robert Louis Rucker, Deceased
Estate No. 2017-113
PETITION FOR LETTERS
OF ADMINISTRATION
NOTICE
TO: Whom it may concern
Wayne Louis Rucker has petitioned to be appointed Administrator of the estate of Robert Louis Rucker, 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 Dec. 7, 2017.
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.
/s/ Stephanie Hewell
Judge of the Probate Court
45 Forest Ave.
Elberton, GA 30635
706-283-2016
11-15,21,29,12-6

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387130
NOTICE OF INCORPORATION
Notice is given that Articles of Incorporation that will incorporate Firehouse Church, Inc. have been delivered to the Secretary of State for filing in accordance with the Georgia Nonprofit Corporation Code. The initial registered office of the corporation is located at 5 Seaboard St., Elberton, GA 30635 and the initial registered agent at such address is Jonathan P. Crider.
11-15,22

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388658
NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF ELBERT
All creditors of the Estate of Matilda L. White, 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 16th day of November, 2017.
Joe R. White,
as Executor of the Estate of
Matilda L. White, deceased
JENKINS LAW, LLC
Attorney at Law
115 Heard Street
Elberton, Georgia 30635
706-283-8240
706-283-8948 Fax
johnsjenkins@bellsouth.net
11-21,29,12-6,13

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