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367166
NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS
All creditors of the estate of William Edwards Drennan, 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 21ast day of August, 2017.
/s/ James Derek Drennan, Executor of William Edwards Drennan, deceased
1064 31st Street South
Birmingham, AL 35205
8-23,30,9-6,13

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366239
IN THE PROBATE COURT
OF ELBERT COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: Estate of Charles Saddler, Deceased
Estate No. 2017-83
PETITION FOR LETTERS
OF ADMINISTRATION
NOTICE
TO: Whom it may concern
Mary Elaine Saddler has petitioned to be appointed Administrator of the estate of Charles Saddler, 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 Sept. 14, 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 schedules 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
8-23,30,9-6,13

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366233
NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS
All creditors of the estate of Lois B. Duffield, 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 21st day of August, 2017.
Wanda Nelson, Executor
4874 Five Forks Trickum Road
Lilburn, GA 30047
8-23,30,9-6,13

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368001
NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF ELBERT
TO THE DEBTORS AND CREDITORS OF PEYTON S. HAWES JR., DECEASED:
All creditors of the Estate of Peyton S. Hawes Jr., 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 the 30th day of August, 2017.
/s/ Mary G. Hawes, Executor of the
Estate of Peyton S. Hawes, Jr.
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
8-30,9-6,13,20

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367996
NOTICE OF PETITION
TO CHANGE NAME
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF ELBERT
Notice is hereby given that Susanne Elizabeth Wilson Christensen, the undersigned, filed her Petition to the Superior Court of Elbert County, Georgia on the 23rd day of August, 2017, praying for a change in the name of Petitioner from Susanne Elizabeth Wilson Christensen to Susanne Elizabeth Wilson Goldberg. Notice is hereby given pursuant to law to any interested or affected party to appear in said Court and to file objections to such name change. Objections must be filed with said Court within thirty (30) days of the filing of said Petition.
This 23rd day of August, 2017.
/s/ Susanne Elizabeth Wilson
Christensen
JENKINS LAW, LLC
115 Heard Street
Elberton, GA 30635
706-283-8240
706-283-8948 Fax
johnsjenkins@bellsouth.net
8-30,9-6,13,20

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368965
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE OF RIGHT TO REDEEM PROPERTY
AFTER TAX SALE
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF ELBERT
TO: Carey Powell
Estate of Nancy Powell
Any and all heirs of Nancy Powell, known or unknown
The CIT Group/Consumer Finance, Inc.
And any and all other persons, including the occupant, if any, with an interest in a tract of land in the 201st G.M. District of Elbert County, Georgia, located on Pulliam Mill Road, Elberton, Georgia, more particularly described below (Elbert County Tax Parcel No. 011-017)
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, 201st GMD, being 1.09 acre, more or less. As shown in Plat Book 14, Page 480 in the Office of the Clerk of the Superior Court of Elbert County, Georgia. Or as further described in Deed Book 148, Page 165 in the said Clerk?s office. Being known as Tax Map & Parcel 011017, Elbert County, Georgia.
will expire and be forever foreclosed and barred on and after the 8th day of October, 2017. This property is also known as Elbert County Tax Parcel No. 011-017.
The tax deed to which this notice relates is dated the 1st day of September, 2015 (in connection with a tax sale conducted on September 1, 2015), and is recorded in the Office of the Clerk of the Superior Court of Elbert County, Georgia, in Deed Book 587 at pages 42-44.
The property may be redeemed at any time before the 8th day of October, 2017, by payment of the redemption price as fixed and provided by law to the undersigned at the following address: Doug Cheek and Nathan Williford, 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 25th day of August, 2017.
/s/ Doug Cheek
/s/ Nathan Williford
BILL DAUGHTRY, ATTORNEY AT LAW, LLC
P.O. Box 6267
Elberton, Georgia 30635
TEL: 706-283-5543
FAX: 706-283-6968
8-30,9-6,13,20

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367999
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF ELBERT COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
City of Elberton,
Petitioner
v.
All that tract or parcel of land, with improvements thereon, situate, lying and being in the City of Elberton, Elbert County, Georgia; said property is known as 333 Fountain Street, and is delineated as Lot 12 and Lot 13 of Fountain subdivision, as described in plat of survey by A.P. Stevens Jr., R.S., dated April 8, 1958, recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 177, Elbert County, Georgia records, same being a portion of property conveyed in a Survivorship Deed from Swillene H. Sims to Horatio Jermaine Sims and Jeremy Michael Sims dated July 17, 2003, and recorded at Deed Book 347, Pages 82-83, Elbert Superior Court Records. Said tract or parcel of land is the same as identified in Elbert County Tax Map E25 Parcel 081,
Defendant in Rem
Horatio Jermaine Sims and Jeremy Michael Sims,
Owners
Civil Action No. 17EV312H
NOTICE
TO: Horatio Jermaine Sims and Jeremy Michael Sims
By Order of the Court for service by publication dated August 23, 2017, you are hereby notified that on August 22, 2017, the City of Elberton filed suit for remediation of a dilapidated residence located at 333 Fountain Street in the City of Elberton, Elbert County, Georgia. You are required to file with the Clerk of the Superior Court of Elbert County, Georgia, and to serve upon Plaintiff's attorney, John Stephen Jenkins, Jenkins Law, LLC, 115 Heard Street, Elberton, Georgia 30635, an answer in writing within sixty (60) days of August 23, 2017.
Witness, the Hon. Thomas L. Hodges III, Chief Judge of Elbert Superior Court.
This 23rd day of August, 2017.
/s/ Cindy R. King, Deputy Clerk
Elbert Superior Court
12 South Oliver Street
Elberton, Georgia 30635
JENKINS LAW, LLC
Attorney at Law
115 Heard Street
Elberton, GA 30635
706-283-8240
706-283-8948 Fax
johnsjenkins@bellsouth.net
8-30,9-13,27,10-11

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368953
NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF ELBERT
TO THE DEBTORS AND CREDITORS OF MARVIN EUGENE SMITH, DECEASED:
All creditors of the Estate of Marvin Eugene Smith, 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 the 30th day of August, 2017.
/s/Andrea M. Smith, Executor
of the Estate of Marvin Eugene Smith
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
8-30,9-6,13,20

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370434
NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER
ELBERT COUNTY
Pursuant to the Power of Sale contained in a Security Deed given by Robin Ann Edwards to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for Rocky Mountain Mortgage Specialists Inc., a Colorado Corporation dated June 12, 2009 and recorded in Deed Book 487 Page 664, Elbert County, Georgia records; as last transferred to or acquired by Federal National Mortgage Association ("Fannie Mae"), a corporation organized and existing under the laws of the United States of America, conveying the after-described property to secure a Note in the original principal amount of $ 71,050.00, 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 October 3, 2017 (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 lot or parcel of land, with improvements thereon, situate, lying and being in the 189 G.M. District, Elbert County, Georgia, containing 1.443 acres, more or less; said property being bounded now or formerly as follows: Northeast by Whiteside Drive; Southeast by Malcolm Wilson, et ux and Malcolm Wilson; Southwest by Charlotte Echols Adams; and Northwest by James Marshall Suttles; said property being described more particularly in plat of survey by Stacy C. Carroll, R.S., dated January 25, 2001, recorded in Plat Book 22, page 168, 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 James Stanley Rice and Chris Wallace Rice to Robin E. Thomas, dated January 25, 2001, recorded on January 26, 2001, in Deed Book 284 at page 211 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 1029 Whiteside 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): Robin Ann Edwards or tenant or tenants.
Seterus, Inc. is the entity or individual designated who shall have full authority to negotiate, amend and modify all terms of the mortgage.
Seterus, Inc., Loss Mitigation, P.O. Box 4121, Beaverton, OR 97076-4121; 866-570-5277
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.
Federal National Mortgage Association ("Fannie Mae"), a corporation
organized and existing under the laws of the United States of America
as agent and Attorney in Fact for
Robin Ann Edwards
ALDRIDGE PITE, LLP
15 Piedmont Center
3575 Piedmont Road, N.E., Suite 500
Atlanta, Georgia 30305
404-994-7637
1168-5161A
This law firm may be acting as a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose.
9-6,13,20,27

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369520
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
Notice is hereby given that the owner of Lily's Corner, located at 1431 Bowman Hwy., Elberton, GA 30635, has made application to the Board of Commissioners of Elbert County for a malt beverage and wine license. The hearing on such application will be held at the next regular meeting of the board more than thirty (30) days after the first public notice dated Sept. 6, 2017.
/s/ Shamire Samsoodeen
S&G LLC, dba Lily's Corner
9-6,13

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369952
NOTICE OF INTENT
TO INCORPORATE
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF ELBERT
Notice is given that Articles of Incorporation which will incorporate Pamela Brown Insurance Solutions, Inc. will be delivered to the Secretary of State for filing in accordance with the Georgia Business Corporation Code. The initial registered office of the corporation will be located at 111 E. Church Street, Elberton, Elbert County, Georgia 30635, and its initial registered agent at such address is Pamela Brown.
This 30th day of August, 2017.
Pamela Brown, Incorporator
JENKINS LAW, LLC
Attorney at Law
115 Heard Street
Elberton, Georgia 30635
706-283-8240
706-283-8948 Fax
johnsjenkins@bellsouth.net
9-6,13

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369956
NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF ELBERT
All creditors of the Estate of Charles Lee Dixon, 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 30th day of August, 2017.
Tammey D. Bohlen,
as Executrix of the Estate of
Charles Lee Dixon, deceased
JENKINS LAW, LLC
Attorneys at Law
115 Heard Street
Elberton, Georgia 30635
706-283-8240
706-283-8948 Fax
johnsjenkins@bellsouth.net
9-6,13,20,27

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371404
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT
OF ELBERT COUNTY, GEORGIA
IN RE: Seized Property on February 17, 2017
NOTICE OF QUASI-JUDICIAL
FORFEITURE FOR
PROPERTY VALUED AT $25,000
OR LESS PURSUANT TO
O.C.G.A. 9-16-11(a)
LET IT BE KNOWN TO ALL, including Nicole Leigh McElhannon, 37 Meadows Lake Road, Lexington, GA 30648, that the Elbert County Sheriff's Office seized property and contraband of 2007 Ford Fusion (VIN: 3FAH07187R264435), 34.4 grams of methamphetamine, digital scales, and baggies. This seizure occurred on Friday, February 17, 2017, at about 12:50 a.m., in Elbert County at Athens Highway at Sweet City Road in Elberton, Georgia. The conduct giving rise to forfeiture involved law enforcement conducting a traffic stop on said Ford Fusion. Officers made contact with Erin Barnes Tweedy and Nicole Leigh McElhannon. A K-9 sniff of the vehicle indicated the presence of contraband. The vehicle was searched by officers and quantities of methamphetamine as well as drug related objects were recovered from inside the vehicle.
The property is declared to be contraband and is subject to forfeiture to the State pursuant to the provisions of O.C.G.A. 16-13-49 and O.C.G.A. 9-16-1 et seq. because the seized property is a controlled substance that is possessed in violation of O.C.G.A. 16-13-20 et seq., or intended for use in any manner to facilitate a violation of said Act; and is property found in close proximity to any controlled substance or other property subject to forfeiture under said Act.
LET IT BE KNOWN TO ALL that owner, interest holder, and person in possession of the property at the time of seizure has 30 days within which a claim must be served on the District Attorney by certified mail or statutory overnight delivery, return receipt requested, to Assistant District Attorney Meghan A. Bowden, P.O. Box 24, Elberton, Georgia 30635, and that such claim shall be signed by the owner or interest holder and shall provide: (A) The name of the claimant; (B) The address at which the claimant resides; A description of the claimant's interest in the property; (D) A description of the circumstances of the claimant's obtaining an interest in the property and, to the best of the claimant's knowledge, the date the claimant obtained the interest and the name of the person or entity that transferred the interest to the claimant; (E) The nature of the relationship between the claimant and the person who possessed the property at the time of the seizure; (F) A copy of any documentation in the claimant's possession supporting his or her claim; and (G) Any additional facts supporting his or her claim.
SO NOTICED this 5th day of September, 2017.
/s/ Michael Coveney, State Attorney
Assistant District Attorney
P.O. Box 24
Elberton, GA 30635
706-283-1716
mcoveney@pacga.org
9-13,20

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371511
Public Input Requested for the
State of Georgia's
Draft Consolidated Annual
Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) FFY2016/ SFY2017
The State of Georgia, in compliance with applicable U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) regulations, has prepared a draft version of the State's Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for the Federal Fiscal Year 2016. The CAPER is the annual review of the State's performance in meeting the goals and objectives identified in the 2013-2017 Consolidated Plan and FY 2016 Annual Action Plan. Note that the CAPER also includes the State CDBG Performance and Evaluation Report (State PER) for the State of Georgia Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. The State of Georgia encourages citizens, public agencies and other interested parties to review the contents of its draft CAPER and to submit their written comments. Note that for the State of Georgia Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program, the CAPER also includes the State CDBG Performance and Evaluation Report (State PER). The State PER is also available as described below and citizens, public agencies and other interested parties are encouraged to review the contents of the draft State PER and to submit written comments.
The report will be available for review on September 12, 2017 after 5 p.m.
http://www.dca.ga.gov/communities/CommunityInitiatives/programs/
ConsolidatedPlan.asp
The report may also be obtained upon request from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs by calling 404-679-4840 or by e-mail to housingplanning@dca.ga.gov. TDD users may call 404-679-4915 to request a copy.
All written comments should be submitted by email or postal mail no later than Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.
Georgia Department of Community
Affairs
Housing Finance and Development
Attn: CAPER - GHFA HOME Admin
60 Executive Park South, NE
Atlanta, GA 30329-2231
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371252
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT
FOR ELBERT COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: Ruth A. Black a/k/a Ruth A Mustin, Petitioner
Civil Action File No. 17EV328M
NOTICE OF PETITION
TO CHANGE NAME
Notice is hereby given that on September 6, 2017, Ruth A. Black filed her petition in the Superior Court of Elbert County, Georgia, praying for a change in name from Ruth A. Black to Ruth A. Mustin. Notice is hereby given pursuant to law to any interested or affected party to appear in said Court and to file objections to such name change. Objections must be filed with said Court within thirty (30) days of the filing of said petition.
/s/ Ruth A. Mustin, Petitioner
9-13,20,27,10-6

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372096
NOTICE OF INCORPORATION
Notice is given that articles of incorporation which incorporate Singh A&T, Inc. have been delivered to the Secretary of State for filing in accordance with the Georgia Business Corporation Code. The initial registered office of the corporation is located at 880 Oak Street, Elberton, Elbert County, Georgia 30635. The initial registered agent of the corporation at such address is Kuldip Singh.
Lisa M. Gable
ROBERTSON & GABLE, LLC
5875 Peachtree Industrial Blvd.
Ste. 170
Norcross, GA 30092
770-736-5182
9-13,20

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371200
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF ELBERT
IN THE PROBATE COURT OF SAID STATE AND COUNTY
TO THE CREDITORS OF MELVIN CLEVELAND, DECEASED:
You are hereby notified to render to the undersigned of your demands against the estate of the above-named deceased, or lose priority as to your claim.
This 29th day of August, 2017.
/s/ Phyllis A. Cleveland
P.O. Box 572
Elberton, GA 30635
9-13,20,27,10-6

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