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401410
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE OF RIGHT TO REDEEM PROPERTY
AFTER TAX SALE
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF ELBERT
TO: Larry F. Veal, Jr.
Phoenix Recovery Group, Inc. as Assignee of Sears National Bank
and any and all other persons, including the occupant, if any, with an interest in a tract of land in the 189th District, G.M. of Elbert County, Georgia, known as 1011 Edwards Drive, Elberton, Elbert County, Georgia, more particularly described below (Tax Parcel No. 031H-032)
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT:
The right to redeem the following described property, to wit:
All that tract of land being in the: State of Georgia, County of Elbert, 189th GMD, being 0.45 acres, more or less. As shown in Plat Book 5, Page 21. Or as further described in Deed Book 193, Page 657. Less and Except: 0.2529 acres conveyed to D.O.T. in Deed Book 190, Pages 51-53. Being known as Tax Map & Parcel 031H032, Elbert County, Georgia.
will expire and be forever foreclosed and barred on and after the 9th day of March, 2018. This property is also known as Elbert County Tax Parcel No. 031H-032.
The tax deed to which this notice relates is dated the 1st day of November, 2016 (in connection with a tax sale conducted on November 1, 2016), and is recorded in the Office of the Clerk of the Superior Court of Elbert County, Georgia, in Deed Book 605 at pages 637-639.
The property may be redeemed at any time before the 9th day of March, 2018, by payment of the redemption price as fixed and provided by law to the undersigned at the following address: Daniel Lee McLanahan, c/o Bill Daughtry, Attorney at Law, P.O. Box 6267, 704 Elbert Street, Elberton, Georgia 30635, TEL: 706-283-5543.
Please be governed accordingly.
This 22nd day of January, 2018.
/s/ Daniel Lee McLanahan
BILL DAUGHTRY, ATTORNEY AT LAW, LLC
P.O. Box 6267
Elberton, Georgia 30635
TEL: 706-283-5543
FAX: 706-283-6968
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400403
NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF ELBERT
All creditors of the Estate of Jerry Micheal King, 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 11th day of January, 2018.
Trudy Johnson King,
as Executrix of the Estate of
Jerry Micheal King, 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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402930
NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF ELBERT
TO THE DEBTORS AND CREDITORS OF ELIZABETH ROWLEY GAFFNEY, DECEASED:
All creditors of the Estate of Elizabeth Rowley Gaffney, 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 the 31st day of January, 2018.
/s/ Michael P. Gaffney,
Executor of the Estate of
Elizabeth Rowley Gaffney
c/o Robert F. Leverett
P.O. Drawer 399
25 South Thomas Street
Elberton, Georgia 30635-0399
ROBERT F. LEVERETT, LLC
25 S. Thomas Street
P.O. Drawer 399
Elberton, Georgia 30635-0399
TEL: 706-283-2651
FAX: 706-283-2670
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402936
NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF ELBERT
TO THE DEBTORS AND CREDITORS OF MARGARET JANE RAULSTON EVANS, DECEASED:
All creditors of the Estate of Margaret Jane Raulston Evans, 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 the 31st day of January, 2018.
/s/ Thomas E. Evans, Jr., Executor of the Estate of Margaret Jane Raulston Evans
c/o Robert F. Leverett
P.O. Drawer 399
25 South Thomas Street
Elberton, Georgia 30635-0399
ROBERT F. LEVERETT, LLC
25 S. Thomas Street
P.O. Drawer 399
Elberton, Georgia 30635-0399
TEL: 706-283-2651
FAX: 706-283-2670
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402943
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT
OF ELBERT COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
Roberta Hernandez,
Plaintiff,
vs.
Tomas Hernandez,
Defendant
Civil Action File No. 18EV24P
NOTICE OF SUMMONS
TO: Tomas Hernandez, Defendant Named Above:
You are hereby notified that the above-styled action seeking divorce was filed against you in said court on January 26, 2018 and that by reason of an order for service of summons by publication entered by the Court on January 26, 2018, you are hereby commanded and required to file with the Clerk of said Court and serve upon Bill Daughtry, Attorney at Law, LLC, Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is P.O. Box 6267, Elberton, Georgia, 30635, an answer to the complaint within sixty (60) days of the date of the order for service by publication.
Witness the Honorable R. Chris Phelps, Judge of said Court.
This the 26th day of January, 2018.
/s/ Cindy R. King
Deputy Clerk of Superior Court
Elbert County, Georgia
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404772
NOTICE OF VEHICLE SALE
The following vehicles will be sold to the highest bidder on Friday, February 16 at 10 a.m. at 728 MLK Jr. Blvd., Elberton, GA 30635:
A 1996 Toyota Avalon, white in color, VIN #4T1BF12B9TU11602.
For more information call 706-283-8208.
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404690
IN THE PROBATE COURT
COUNTY OF ELBERT
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: Estate of Sherry Jean Nash, Deceased
Estate No. 2018-11
PETITION FOR LETTERS OF
ADMINISTRATION
NOTICE
Thomas Scott Black has petitioned to be appointed Administrator of the estate of Sherry Jean Nash, 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 March 1, 2018. All pleadings/objections must be signed under oath 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. If no objections are filed, the petition may be granted without a hearing.
Stephanie Hewell
Probate Judge
Probate Court of Elbert County
45 Forest Avenue, Suite 41
Elberton, GA 30635
706-283-2016
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404749
NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS
All creditors of the estate of Bernice Mae Bailey King, 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 5th day of February, 2018.
Kathy Masters
2422 Hwy. 172 W
Bowman, GA 30624
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396788
NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS
All creditors of the estate of Joe Daniel Wicker, 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 January, 2018.
/s/ Shirley Wicker Turner
P.O. Box 36
Richfield, NC 28137
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403574
NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER
GEORGIA, ELBERT COUNTY
By virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Security Deed from Joseph Barnes to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems Inc. as Nominee for Homestar Financial Corp, dated August 19, 2016, recorded August 22, 2016, in Deed Book 602, Page 119-130, Elbert County, Georgia Records, said Security Deed having been given to secure a Note of even date in the original principal amount of Ninety-Two Thousand Four Hundred Forty-Two and 00/100 dollars ($92,442.00), 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 March, 2018, all property described in said Security Deed including but not limited to the following described property:
All that tract or parcel of land, with improvements thereon, lying and being in the City of Elberton, Elbert County, Georgia, being known and designated as Lot Nos. 42 and 43 of Tract No. 13 of the C.T. Oglesby Estate on a plat of survey prepared by C.G. Stevens, surveyor, dated August 29, 1946, and recorded at Plat Book 01, Page 337, 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 northeast by Turner; on the southeast by Elm Street; on the southwest by Lot No. 41, said subdivision; and on the northwest by Lot No. 28, said subdivision. This is that same tract or parcel of land conveyed to Joseph Bowen Barnes by warranty deed from Bobby Ray Jones and Travis B. Jones, dated August 19, 2016, and recorded at Deed Book 602, Pages 116-118, Elbert Superior Court Records.
Said legal description being controlling, however the property is more commonly known as 447 Elm St., Elberton, GA 30635.
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 Joseph Barnes, 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
Joseph Barnes
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-17-08099-1
www.rubinlublin.com/property-listings.phpc
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404019
NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF ELBERT
Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained with that certain Security Deed dated June 23, 2005, from Lanier Burdette to Beneficial Mortgage Co. of Georgia, recorded on June 28, 2005 in Deed Book 395 at Page 27 Elbert County, Georgia records, having been last sold, assigned, transferred and conveyed to U.S. Bank Trust, N.A., as Trustee for LSF9 Master Participation Trust by Assignment and said Security Deed having been given to secure a note dated June 23, 2005, in the amount of $156,445.40, and 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 March 6, 2018 the following described real property (hereinafter referred to as the "Property"):
All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in the 315th G.M. District of Elbert County, Georgia, containing 2.20 acres, more or less, and being more particularly described on a plat of survey prepared by A.F. Stevens, Jr., dated March 19, 1990 and recorded in Plat Book 17, Page 18, Elbert County, Georgia Records, said plat is incorporated herein by reference and made a part hereof. Tax map or parcel ID No.: 028A-015.
The debt secured by the Security Deed 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 Security Deed, 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 Lanier Burdette.
The property, being commonly known as 1089 Plantation Rd, Elberton, GA, 30635 in Elbert County, will be sold as the property of Lanier Burdette, 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, cove-nants, and matters of record to the Security Deed.
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 U.S. Bank Trust, N.A.,
as Trustee for LSF9 Master
Participation Trust
as Attorney in Fact for
Lanier Burdette
100 Galleria Parkway, Suite 960
Atlanta, GA 30339
Phone: 770-373-4242
By: James E. Albertelli, Esq.
For the Firm
18-004914 A-4645964
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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404024
NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY of ELBERT
By virtue of the power of sale contained in that certain Deed to Secure Debt from Victor B. Cleveland to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as Nominee for Equifirst Corporation dated February 7, 2007, filed for record February 12, 2007, and recorded in Deed Book 436, Page 245, Elbert County, Georgia Records, as last transferred to Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as Trustee for Equifirst Loan Securitization Trust 2007-1, Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2007-1 by assignment recorded in Deed Book 622, Page 571, Elbert County, Georgia Records. Said Deed to Secure Debt having been given to secure a Note dated February 7, 2007 in the original principal sum of SIXTY THOUSAND AND 0/100 DOLLARS ($60,000.00), with interest from date at the rate stated in said Note on the unpaid balance until paid, there will be sold by the undersigned at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the Courthouse door at Elbert County, Georgia, or at such place as has or may be lawfully designated as an alternative location, within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in March, 2018, the following described property:
Tract One: All that tract or parcel of land, with improvements thereon, situate, lying and being in the 197 G.M. District, Elbert County, containing 5.91 acres, more or less; said property being delineated as Tract 1 in plat of survey by Charles A. Cecchini, R.S., dated September 25, 2000, recorded in Plat Book 22, Page 144, Elbert County, Georgia Records which plat is by reference made a part of this description.
Tract Two: All that tract or parcel of land, with improvements thereon, situate, lying and being in the 197 G.M. District, Elbert County, Georgia, containing 5.91 acres, more or less; said property being delineated as Tract 2 in plat of survey by Charles A. Cecchini, rR.S., dated September 25, 2000, recorded in Plat Book 22, Page 144, Elbert County, Georgia Records which plat is by reference made a part of this description.
This being the same property described in a warranty deed from Joseph Leath to Victor B. Cleveland, dated November 16, 2000, recorded on November 20, 2000, in Deed Book 281 at Pages 145-146 in the Office of the Clerk of the Superior Court of Elbert County, Georgia.
There is an implied easement for the right of ingress and egress for visitation of graves and the right to attend and decorate them, said property being delineated as Tract 3, containing 0.25 acre (Bell family cemetery), more or less, being more particularly described in plat of survey by Charles A. Cecchini, R.S., dated September 25, 2000, recorded in Plat Book 22 at Page 144 in the Office of the Clerk of the Superior Court of Elbert County, Georgia Records which plat is by reference made a part of this description.
To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party in possession of the property is Victor B. Cleveland or a tenant or tenants. Said property may more commonly be known as: 1356 Whites Chapel Road, Elberton, GA 30635.
The debt secured by said Deed to Secure Debt has been and is hereby declared due because of, among other possible events of default, non-payment of the monthly installments on said loan. The debt remaining in default, this sale will be made for the purpose of paying the same and all expenses of this sale, including attorney's fees (notice of intent to collect attorney's fees having been given).
The individual or entity that has full authority to negotiate, amend, and modify all terms of the loan is Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC, 1100 Virginia Drive, Fort Washington, PA 19034; 800-746-2936
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 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 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.
Deutsche Bank National Trust
Company, as Trustee for Equifirst Loan Securitization Trust 2007-1,
Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2007-1
as Attorney-in-Fact for
Victor B. Cleveland
PHELAN HALLINAN DIAMOND
& JONES, PLLC
11675 Great Oaks Way, Suite 375
Alpharetta, GA 30022
Telephone: 770-393-4300
Fax: 770-393-4310
PH # 35491
This law firm is acting as a debt collector. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose.
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402363
NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER
ELBERT COUNTY
Pursuant to the Power of Sale contained in a Security Deed given by Edith Marian Gibson to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as a nominee for Rocky Mountain Mortgage Specialists, Inc., a Colorado Corporation dated September 18, 2008 and recorded in Deed Book 474 Page 181, Elbert County, Georgia records; as last transferred to or acquired by Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC, conveying the after-described property to secure a Note in the original principal amount of $51,384.00, with interest at the rate specified therein, there will be sold by the undersigned at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the Courthouse door of Elbert County, Georgia (or such other area as designated by Order of the Superior Court of said county), within the legal hours of sale on March 6, 2018 (being the first Tuesday of said month unless said date falls on a Federal Holiday, in which case being the first Wednesday of said month), the following described property:
All that tract or parcel of land, with improvements thereon, lying and being in the 201st G.M. District of Elbert County, Georgia, containing 1.500 acres, more or less, and being more particularly described in a plat of survey prepared by W. Slate Bauknight, Registered Land Surveyor, dated January 3, 2003, recorded in Plat Book 21, at Page 313, in the office of the Clerk of the Superior Court of Elbert County, Georgia, said plat and the recording thereof being expressly by reference incorporated into and made a part of this description.
This property is bounded now or formerly as follows, as shown on said plat; on the southwest and northwest by property of Danny Smith; on the northeast by an 80-feet-wide right-of-way for Corinth Church Road; and on the southeast by property of Harold Smith.
This being the same property described in a special warranty deed from Regions Bank f/k/a Union Planters Bank, N.A. to Edith Marion Gibson, dated January 30, 2007, recorded on February 2, 2007, in Deed Book 435 at Pages 488-494 in the office of the Clerk of the Superior Court of Elbert County, Georgia.
Also included in this conveyance is one 2003 General Jaguar Model 2360, 28?x60? mobile home, which has been attached and affixed to the above-described property, and has become a part of the real estate, and is more particularly described in that certain certificate of permanent location, filed on June 29, 2006, in Deed Book 420, at Pages 212-214, in the office of the Clerk of the Superior Court of Elbert County, Georgia.
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 is commonly known as 2065 Corinth Church Rd., Bowman, GA 30624 together with all fixtures and personal property attached to and constituting a part of said property, if any. To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party (or parties) in possession of the subject property is (are): Edith Marian Gibson or tenant or tenants.
Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC is the entity or individual designated who shall have full authority to negotiate, amend and modify all terms of the mortgage.
Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC, Foreclosure Loss Mitigation, 1661 Worthington Road, Suite 100, West Palm Beach, FL 33409; 1-877-596-8580
Note, however, that such entity or individual is not required by law to negotiate, amend or modify the terms of the loan.
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) unpaid water or sewage bills that constitute a lien against the property whether due and payable or not yet due and payable and which may not be of record, (c) the right of redemption of any taxing authority, (d) any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, and (e) 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 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 non-judicial 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 immediately above.
Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC
as agent and Attorney in Fact for
Edith Marian Gibson
ALDRIDGE PITE, LLP
15 Piedmont Center, 3575 Piedmont Road, N.E., Suite 500
Atlanta, Georgia 30305
404-994-7637.
1017-1628A
This law firm may be acting as a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose.
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402358
NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER
ELBERT COUNTY
Pursuant to the Power of Sale contained in a Security Deed given by Dorothy L Henderson to Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. dated February 21, 2008 and recorded in Deed Book 461 Page 329 and modified at Deed Book 608 Page 232 Elbert County, Georgia records; as last transferred to or acquired by Wells Fargo Bank, NA, conveying the after-described property to secure a Note in the original principal amount of $55,561.00, with interest at the rate specified therein, there will be sold by the undersigned at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the Courthouse door of Elbert County, Georgia (or such other area as designated by Order of the Superior Court of said county), within the legal hours of sale on March 6, 2018 (being the first Tuesday of said month unless said date falls on a Federal Holiday, in which case being the first Wednesday of said month), the following described property:
All that tract or parcel of land situate, lying and being in the 197th G.M. District of Elbert County, Georgia, containing a total of 1.49 acres, more or less, and being more particularly described as Lot No. 14 and Lot No. 15 of the Lena Drive Subdivision Phase II in a plat of survey prepared by G. Brian Slate, Registered Land Surveyor, dated May 3, 1995, revised on November 5, 1997, in Plat Book 20 at page 36 in the Office of the Clerk of the Superior Court of Elbert County, Georgia, said plat and the recording thereof being expressly by reference incorporated into this description.
Said tract being bounded now or formerly as follows, as shown on said plat: On the Northeast by a 60' Right-of-Way for a street; East and Southeast by Lots Nos 16, 17 and 18 of said subdivision; Southwest by property of Georgia Marble Co.; and Northwest by Lot No. 13 of said subdivision.
This being the same property conveyed to Jasper J. Huff and Denise N. Huff by virtue of the following: (1) a Warranty Deed from Adams Building Supplies, Inc. fka Harbin Lumber Company of Elberton to Jasper Huff, dated June 3, 2004, recorded on June 7, 2004, in Deed Book 369 at pages 693-694 in the Office of the Clerk of the Superior Court of Elbert County, Georgia; and (2) a Warranty Deed from Jasper Huff to Jasper J. Huff and Denise N. Huff, dated October 19, 2007, recorded on October 24, 2007, in Deed Book 453 at pages 195 and 196 in the Office of the Clerk of the Superior Court of Elbert County, Georgia.
TOGETHER WITH an improvement and immovable fixture permanently attached thereto, a 1996 Horton Horton manufactured home, VIN No. H204114G.
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 is commonly known as 1457 S. Rainbow Drive, Elberton, GA 30635 together with all fixtures and personal property attached to and constituting a part of said property, if any. To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party (or parties) in possession of the subject property is (are): Dorothy L Henderson or tenant or tenants.
Wells Fargo Bank, NA is the entity or individual designated who shall have full authority to negotiate, amend and modify all terms of the mortgage.
Wells Fargo Bank, NA, Loss Mitigation, 3476 Stateview Boulevard, Fort Mill, SC 29715; 1-800-678-7986
Note, however, that such entity or individual is not required by law to negotiate, amend or modify the terms of the loan.
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) unpaid water or sewage bills that constitute a lien against the property whether due and payable or not yet due and payable and which may not be of record, (c) the right of redemption of any taxing authority, (d) any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, and (e) 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 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 non-judicial 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 immediately above.
Wells Fargo Bank, NA
as agent and Attorney in Fact for
Dorothy L Henderson
ALDRIDGE PITE, LLP
15 Piedmont Center, 3575 Piedmont Road, N.E., Suite 500
Atlanta, Georgia 30305
404-994-7637.
1000-7960A
This law firm may be acting as a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose.
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402349
NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER
GEORGIA, ELBERT COUNTY
By virtue of the Power of Sale contained in that certain Security Deed given from Cheri L. Oglesby to Regions Mortgage, Inc., dated May 2, 1996, recorded May 3, 1996 in Deed Book 222, Page 128, Elbert County, Georgia records, and as last assigned to HSBC Bank USA, National Association in its capacity as trustee for the Citigroup Mortgage Loan Trust Inc., Asset-Backed Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2007-SHL1 by virtue of assignment recorded in Deed Book 469, Page 606, Elbert County, Georgia records, said Security Deed having been given to secure a Note of even date in the principal amount of FORTY-FIVE THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($45,450.00), with interest thereon as provided for 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 the first Tuesday in March 2018 by HSBC Bank USA, National Association as Trustee for Citigroup Mortgage Loan Trust Inc., Asset-Backed Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2007-SHL1, c/o Regions Bank, as Attorney in Fact for Cheri L. Oglesby, all property described in said Security Deed including but not limited to the following described property:
All that tract or parcel of land, with improvements thereon, lying and being in the 189th G.M. District of Elbert County, Georgia, containing 0.462 of an acre, more or less, and being designated as Lot No. 3, Block B of Pine Hill Subdivision and bounded as follows: on the north by property of Oliver Bond; on the east by the 50-foot right-of-way of Pine Hill Drive; on the south by property of Tom Ed Veal; and on the west by property of Dewey Cox. Said property being more particularly shown and described on a plat of survey dated March 5, 1993, made by C.M. Rucker, RLS, recorded in Plat Book 16, at Page 611, in the Elbert County, Georgia Records, reference being hereby to said plat for a more complete and accurate description. This is the same property described in a warranty deed from James D. Walters to Thomas A. Darracott and Sharron O. Darracott, dated September 28, 1990, recorded in Deed Book 177, Page 568, Elbert County, Georgia, which has the address of 1321 Pine Hill Drive, Elberton, Georgia 30635. Parcel ID Number: 041D-054.
Subject to any easements or restrictions of record.
Said property being known as 1321 Pine Hill Dr., Elberton, Georgia 30635 according to the present numbering system in Elbert County.
The indebtedness secured by said Security Deed has been 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 and all other payments provided for under the terms of the Security Deed and Note.
Said property will be sold subject to the following items which may affect the title to said property: any superior Security Deeds of record; all zoning ordinances; matters which would be disclosed by an accurate survey or by an inspection of the property; any outstanding taxes, including but not limited to ad valorem taxes, which constitute liens upon said property; special assessments; all outstanding bills for public utilities which constitute liens upon said property; all restrictive covenants, easements, rights-of-way and any other matters of record superior to said Security Deed.
To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party in possession of the property is Cheri Lavette Oglesby a/k/a Cheri L. Oglesby, Russell Ardister or tenant(s).
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.
The name of the person or entity who has the full authority to negotiate, amend, and modify all terms of the mortgage is: Regions Bank, 215 Forrest Street, Hattiesburg, MS 39401; TEL 1-800-748-9498.
THE GEHEREN FIRM, PC
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Atlanta, GA 30338
TEL 678-587-9500
This law firm is attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose.
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405805
IN THE PROBATE COURT
OF ELBERT COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: Estate of Larry E. Owens Sr., Deceased
Estate No. 2018-20
PETITION FOR LETTERS OF
ADMINISTRATION
NOTICE
To: Whom it may concern
Dianne L. Owens has petitioned to be appointed Administrator of the estate of Larry E. Owens Sr., deceased, of said County. The Petitioner has also applied for waiver of bond and/or grant of certain powers contained in O.C.G.A. 53-12-261. All interested parties are hereby notified to show cause why said petition should not be granted. All 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 March 8, 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 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.
Stephanie Hewell
Judge of the Probate Court
Probate Court of Elbert County
45 Forest Avenue
Elberton, GA 30635
706-283-2016
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405652
IN THE PROBATE COURT
COUNTY OF ELBERT
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: Estate of Thomas Mark Carrington, Deceased
Estate No. 2018-17
PETITION FOR LETTERS OF
ADMINISTRATION
NOTICE
TO: All interested parties and to whom it may concern:
Laura J. Carrington has petitioned to be appointed Administrator of the estate of Thomas Mark Carrington, 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 March 8, 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.
/s/ Stephanie Hewell
Judge, Probate Court,
Elbert County, GA
Elbert Co. Government Complex
45 Forest Avenue
Elberton, GA 30635
706-283-2016
JENKINS LAW, LLC
115 Heard Street
Elberton, GA 30635
706-283-8240
706-283-8948 FAX
johnsjenkins@bellsouth.net
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404797
IN THE PROBATE COURT
COUNTY OF ELBERT
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: Estate of William Robert Lewis Jr., Deceased
Estate No. 2018-12
PETITION FOR LETTERS OF
ADMINISTRATION
NOTICE
TO: All interested parties and to whom it may concern:
Saranell Lewis has petitioned to be appointed Administrator of the estate of William Robert Lewis 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 March 8, 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.
Stephanie Hewell
Judge of the Probate Court
By: /s/ Cindie R. Floyd
Clerk of the Probate Court
45 Forest Avenue
Elberton, GA 30635
706-283-2016
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405806
NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS
All creditors of the estate of Jimmy Dawson Loyd, deceased, late of Elbert County, Georgia, are hereby notified to render their demands tot he undersigned according to law, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment to the undersigned.
This 6th day of February, 2018.
Nathan Loyd, Executor
1865 McIntosh St.
Elberton, GA 30635
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