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Howard Estate
Notice to Debtors and Creditors
State of Georgia
County of Jackson
In Re: Estate of Nell S. Howard, Deceased
All creditors of the Estate of Nell S. Howard, deceased, late of Jackson County, are hereby notified to render their demands to the undersigned according to law, and all persons indebted to said estate are requested to make immediate payment to me.
This the 7th day of April, 2000.
Betty Pope, Executor of Estate of Nell S. Howard, 878 Hwy. 124 West, Jefferson, Georgia 30549
(AP19,26,MY3,10P4)

Brothers Estate
Notice to Debtors and Creditors
State of Georgia
Jackson County
In Re: Estate of Eldridge Lawrence Brothers Sr., Deceased
All creditors of the Estate of Eldridge Lawrence Brothers Sr., deceased, late of Jackson 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 me.
This 10th day of April, 2000.
Gwenda M. Brent, Administrator of the Estate of Eldridge Lawrence Brothers Sr., Deceased
(AP19,26,MY3,10P4)

Mull Estate
Notice to Debtors and Creditors
State of Georgia
County of Jackson
In Re: Estate of Kenneth Mull, Deceased
All creditors of the Estate of Kenneth Mull, deceased, late of Jackson County, are hereby notified to render their demands to the undersigned according to law, and all persons indebted to said estate are requested to make immediate payment to me.
This the 10th day of April, 2000.
Duane Mull, Executor of Estate of Kenneth Mull, 1355 Dixon Bridge Road, Maysville, Georgia 30558
(AP19,26,MY3,10P4)

Name Change
In the Superior Court
of Jackson County
State of Georgia
In Re: Shawn Tadema Padgett
Civil Action File
No: M00-CV-0325
Notice of Petition
to Change Name
State of Georgia,
County of Barrow
Notice is hereby given that Shawn Tadema Padgett, the undersigned, filed his Petition to the Superior Court of Jackson County, Georgia, on the 10th day of April, 2000, praying for a change in the name of Petitioner from Shawn Tadema Padgett to Sjon Tadema. 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 30 days of the filing of said petition.
This 3rd day of April, 2000.
Shawn Tadema Padgett, Petitioner
(AP19,26,MY3,10B/887 1600)
Name Change
Name of Petition to Change Name of Minor Child
State of Georgia
County of Jackson
Notice is hereby given that Jason Ray Tatum filed a petition in the Superior Court of Jackson County, Georgia, on the 8th day of March, 2000, praying for a change in the name of Petitioner's minor child from Christina Joanna Collins to Christina Joanna Tatum. 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 30 days of the filing of said petition.
This 8th day of March, 2000.
Paula O'Neal Free, Attorney for Plaintiff
(AP19,26,MY3,10B/1003 1600)

Wood Estate
State of Georgia,
Jackson County
Notice to Debtors
and Creditors
In re estate of Lollie Mae Wood, deceased
All creditors of the estate of Lollie Mae Wood, deceased, late of Jackson 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 us.
This 14th day of April, 2000.
Grace W. Wood
Executor of Estate
of Lollie Mae Wood, deceased.
Davidson, Hopkins & Booth
P.O. Box 429
Jefferson, Georgia 30549
(AP19,26,MY3,10B/251 1000)

Notice
In the Superior Court for
the County of Jackson
State of Georgia
Contimortgage Corporation, Plaintiff vs. Anna Jean Purkey, Larry Dalton, Margaret E. Dalton, k/n/a Margaret E. Cawood, and Regions Bank, f/k/a First National Bank of Gainesville, Defendants
Civil Action File No. M00-CV-0338
To: Anna Jean Purkey, Larry Dalton, Margaret E. Dalton
By Order of the Court for service by publication dated April, 10, 2000, you are hereby notified that on the 13th day of April, 2000, Contimortgage Corporation, filed suit against you for equitable subrogation and the un-canceling of a security deed. You are required to file with the Clerk of the Superior Court, and to serve upon the Plaintiff's Attorney, Gregory M. Perry, Attorney at Law, P.O. Box 299, Commerce, Georgia, 30529, an answer in writing within sixty (60) days of April 13, 2000.
Witness, the Honorable T. Penn McWhorter, Judge, Jackson Superior Court.
This 13th day of April, 2000.
Reba Parks, Clerk Jackson Superior Court
(AP26,MY3,10,17P4)

Name Change
Georgia
Jackson County
M00-CV-0344
Notice is hereby given that Melinda Carol Wilbanks Vickery, by and through her Attorney at Law, Gregory M. Perry, the undersigned, filed her Petition to the Superior Court of said County on the 13th day of April, 2000, praying for a change in the name of the Petitioner from Melinda Carol Wilbanks Vickery to Melinda Carol Wilbanks, and Notice is hereby given to any interested or affected party to be and appear in said matter, in the said Court, on or before 9:30 A.M. on the 22nd day of May, 2000, at which time all objections to the granting of the relief prayed for must be filed in said Court.
This 13th day of April, 2000.
Gregory M. Perry, Attorney for Petitioner
Georgia Bar No. 572550
P.O. Box 299
Commerce, Georgia 30529
(706) 335-3500
(AP26,MY3,10,17P4)

Name Change
Name of Petition to Change
Name of Minor Child
State of Georgia
County of Jackson
X00-CV-0334
Notice is hereby given that Julie Lloyd filed a petition in the Superior Court of Jackson County, Georgia, on the 12th day of April, 2000, praying for a change in the name of Petitioner's minor child from Leah Kay Duck to Leah Kay Lloyd. Notice is hereby given pursuant to law to any interested party to appear in said Court and to file objections to such name change. Objections must be filed with said Court within 30 days of the filing of said petition.
This 12th day of April, 2000.
Paula O'Neal Free
Attorney for Plaintiff
(AP26,MY3,10,17B/1003 1600)

McKinney Estate
Notice to Debtors
and Creditors
State of Georgia
County of Jackson
All Creditors of the Estate of Don Jack McKinney, deceased late of Jackson 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 29th day of March, 2000.
Barbara N. McKinney, as Executrix of the Estate of Don Jack McKinney, Deceased.
John Stephen Jenkins, Attorney at Law
115 Heard Street
Elberton, Georgia, 30635
(706) 283-8240
(AP26,MY3,10,17INV)

Brown Estate
Notice to Creditors
Georgia
Jackson County
All Creditors of the Estate of Henry Grady Brown, deceased are hereby notified to render an account of their demands to the undersigned, and all debtors are required to make immediate payment.
This 12th day of April, 2000.
Juanita Webb Brown, Executrix of the Estate of Henry Grady Brown, Deceased.
Juanita Webb Brown, Executrix
288 Hood Street
Commerce, Georgia 30529
(AP26,MY3,10,17,P4)

Smith Estate
Notice to Debtors
and Creditors
State of Georgia
Jackson County
In Re: Estate of James Howard Smith, Sr., Deceased
All Creditors of the Estate of James Howard Smith, Sr., deceased, late of Jackson County 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 me.
This 17th day of April, 2000.
Melody Smith Wehunt, Executrix of the Estate of James Howard Smith, Sr., Deceased.
(AP26,MY3,10,17P4)

Wyckoff Estate
Notice to Debtors
and Creditors
All Creditors of the Estate of Duane A. Wyckoff, Jr., late of Jackson 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 12th day of April, 2000.
Duane A. Wyckoff, Sr., Executor
2261 Westridge Drive
Snellville, Georgia 30078
(AP26,MY3,10,17,P4)

Citation
In the Superior Court
of Jackson County
Georgia
Department of Transportation vs. 0.762 acres of land; and certain easement rights; and Wilma L. Minix, individually.
Docket No. M00CV0346
The said named persons and any and all other persons known and unknown claiming any right, title, power, interest, ownership, equity, claim or demand in and to the lands hereinafter described, and all occupants, tenants, lessees, licensees and all holders, owners and users of ways and easements in, across, over and under said land are hereby notified, under the provisions of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated Sections 32-3-4 through 32-3-19, providing for the exercise of the power of eminent domain by the State of Georgia, or any of its subdivisions, or by any county of such State, as follows:
That the above stated case, being a condemnation in rem against the property hereinafter described, was filed in said Court on the 14th day of April, 2000; That, in accordance with provisions of the aforesaid Official Code, a Declaration of Taking, duly authorized and properly executed as provided by the Official Code, has been made and filed in said case, declaring the necessity for and exercising the power of taking the said described lands for State-aid public road purposes, thereby vesting the title to same in the Department of Transportation; and, in pursuance of such authority, the Department of Transportation has deposited with the Clerk of the Superior Court of said County $46,800.00 as the just compensation for the said lands described; and all persons claiming such fund or any interest therein, are hereby required to make known their claims to the Court;
In accordance with the provisions of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, the Plaintiff-Condemnor has prayed the Court for Immediate possession of said property, and all persons having any interest in or claim against such property, as above set forth, are required by the Order of the Judge of said Court to surrender possession of the property to the Department of Transportation no later than 60 days from filing of the Declaration of Taking.
That in accordance with the Official Code of Georgia Annotated Section 32-3-13 through 32-3-19, if the owner, or any of the owners, or any person having a claim against or interest in said property, shall be dissatisfied with the compensation, as estimated in the Declaration of Taking and deposited in Court, such person or persons, or any of them, shall have the right, at any time subsequent to the filing of the Declaration and the deposit of the fund into Court but not later than 30 days following the date of service as provided for in the Official Code of Georgia Annotated Sections 32-3-8 through 32-3-10 to file with the Court a notice of appeal, the same to be in writing and made a part of the record in the proceedings.
The said property, as thus affected, is described as follows:
See Page 20-A; 20-B; 20-C for Description
This 25th day of April, 2000.
Reba Parks, Clerk of Superior Court, Jackson County
Ken Stula, Special Assistant Attorney General
501 Commerce Bldg.
220 College Ave.
P.O. Box 926
Athens, GA 30603
(706) 548-7249
Project Number: STP-065-3(43) Jackson County
Parcel Number: 10/11
Required R/W: 0.762 acres of land; and certain easement rights
Property Owner: Wilma L. Minix
All those tracts or parcels of land lying and being in the 1407th Georgia Militia District of Jackson County, Georgia and being more particularly described as follows:
Beginning at the point of intersection of the property line between the lands of the condemnee and the lands now or formerly owned by Tim W. Trimble and Patricia A. Trimble with the existing northeastern right of way line of State Route 53, said point being 47.62 feet right of and opposite station 1+099.751 on the construction centerline of Georgia Highway Project STP-065-3(43); running thence northwesterly along said existing right of way line a combined distance of 3,061.62 feet to a point 50.00 feet right of and opposite station 2+040.000 on said centerline; thence N 60° 08' 37" E a distance of 10.00 feet to a point 60.00 feet right of and opposite station 2+040.00 on said centerline; thence S 29° 51' 23" E a combined distance of 1,090.14 feet to a point 60.00 feet right of and opposite station 1+707.723 on said centerline; thence southeasterly 468.09 feet along the arc of a curve to the left (said curve having a radius of 940.65 feet and a chord distance of 463.28 feet on a bearing of S 44° 06' 45" E) to a point 60.00 feet right of and opposite station 1+555.947 on said centerline; thence S 58° 22' 06" E a distance of 1,321.92 feet to a point 60.00 feet right of and opposite station 1+153.024 on said centerline; thence southeasterly 184.75 feet along the arc of a curve to the left (said curve having a radius of 6,293.10 feet and a chord distance of 184.74 feet on a bearing S 59° 12' 34" E) to a point 60.00 feet right of and opposite station 1+096.176 on said centerline, said point also being a point on said property line between the lands of the condemnee and the lands now or formerly owned by Tim W. Trimble and Patricia A. Trimble; thence southwesterly along said property line a distance of 16.99 feet back to the point of Beginning. Said described lands being the required rights of way and are shown colored yellow on the attached plats marked Annex 1-A.
Also condemned in these proceedings are three (3) permanent easements for the construction and maintenance of slopes and may also be used temporarily to construct fencing and is being described as follows:
Area 1 - Beginning at a point 60.00 feet right of and opposite station 1+110.000 on the construction centerline of Georgia Highway Project STP-065-3(43); running thence northwesterly along a curved line parallel to said centerline to a point 60.00 feet right of and opposite station 1+153.024 on said centerline; thence southeasterly along a straight line to a point 75.46 feet right of and opposite station 1+110.000 on said centerline; thence southwesterly along a straight line back to the point of Beginning.
Area 2 - Beginning at a point 60.00 feet right of and opposite station 1+340.000 on the construction centerline of Georgia Highway Project STP-065-3(43); running thence northwesterly along a straight line to a point 60.00 feet right of and opposite station 1+555.947 on said centerline; thence northwesterly along a curved line parallel to said centerline to a point 60.00 feet right of and opposite station 1+700.000 on said centerline; thence southeasterly along a straight line to a point 75.46 feet right of and opposite station 1+620.000 on said centerline; thence southeasterly along a straight line to a point 118.11 feet right of and opposite station 1+520.000 on said centerline; thence southeasterly along a straight line to a point 65.62 feet right of and opposite station 1+400.000 on said centerline; thence southeasterly along a straight line to a point 65.62 feet right of and opposite station 1+340.000 on said centerline; thence southwesterly along a straight line back to the point of Beginning.
Area 3 - Beginning at a point 60.00 feet right of and opposite station 1+720.000 on the construction centerline of Georgia Highway Project STP-065-3(43); running thence northwesterly along a straight line to a point 60.00 feet right of and opposite station 1+820.000 on said centerline; thence southeasterly along a straight line to a point 75.46 feet right of and opposite station 1+760.000 on said centerline; thence southeasterly along a straight line back to the point of Beginning.
Said described lands being permanent easements for the construction and maintenance of slopes and may also be used temporarily to construct fencing. Said easements are shown colored green on the attached plats marked Annex 1-A. Said easements may also be used temporarily for silt control if deemed necessary by the Department of Transportation.
Beginning at a point on the property line between the lands of the condemnee and the lands now or formerly owned by Tim W. Trimble and Patricia A. Trimble, said point being 91.86 feet right of and opposite of station 1+086.883 on the construction centerline of Georgia Highway Project STP-065-3(43); running thence southwesterly along said property line to a point 60.00 feet right of and opposite station 1+096.176 on said centerline; thence northwesterly along a curved line parallel to said centerline to a point 60.00 feet right of and opposite station 1+110.000 on said centerline; thence northeasterly along a straight line to a point 91.86 feet right of and opposite station 1+110.000 on said centerline; thence southeasterly along a straight line back to the point of Beginning. Said described land being a temporary easement for the construction of a driveway and is shown colored orange on the attached plats marked Annex 1-A.
The title, estate or interest in the above described lands, required by condemnor and now taken by condemnor for public use is as follows: Fee simple title to the above described lands all as shown colored yellow on the plats dated the 30th day of September, 1998; Last Revised: Sheet Nos. 6, 8, 9, 10 and 11 on September 2, 1999 and attached to Appendix "A" to Exhibit "A" as Annex 1-A.
Permanent easements are condemned for the right to construct and maintain slopes to connect the newly constructed road and right of way to the condemnee's remaining lands and may also be used temporarily to construct fencing and are shown colored green on the attached plats marked Annex 1-A. Said easements may also be used temporarily for silt control if deemed necessary by the Department of Transportation.
A temporary easement is condemned for the right to construct a driveway to connect the newly constructed road and right of way to the condemnee's remaining lands for driveway purposes. Said easement will expire on July 31, 2002 and is shown colored orange on the above mentioned plats. Upon completion of the project, the driveway will remain in place for use by the condemnee.
(MY3,10INV)

Public Notice
Notice to the Public
You are hereby notified that there will be heard before the Presiding Judge of the Superior Court of Jackson County, Georgia, on the 15 day of May, 2000, at 9:00 o'clock, a.m., at the Courthouse in the City of Jefferson, Georgia, the case of the State of Georgia vs. City of Jefferson, Georgia, being Civil Action File Number X00CV0394 in said court, the same being a proceeding to confirm and validate an issue of City of Jefferson, Georgia General Obligation School Bonds in the aggregate principal amount of $9,175,000 to be issued for the purpose of providing funds to finance the cost of acquiring, constructing and equipping school buildings and other buildings and facilities useful or desirable in connection therewith, of adding to, improving, renovating, repairing and equipping existing school buildings and facilities, of acquiring the necessary property therefore, both real and personal, and of paying expenses incident to accomplishing the foregoing, and any citizen of the State of Georgia residing in the City of Jefferson, Georgia, or any other person wherever residing who has a right to object, may intervene and become a party to these proceedings.
This the 28 day of April, 2000.
Reba Parks, Clerk Superior Court
Jackson County, Georgia
(MY3,10B/251 2000)

Invitation to Bid
Jackson County Department
of Family & Children Services
Jackson County Department of Family and Children Services is accepting bids for Janitorial Services for the office building located at 456 Athens Street, Jefferson, Georgia. Anyone interested in bidding should pick up a bid packet at the address listed above between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Bid packets will be available from Thursday, April 27th through Friday, May 12th. Sealed bids will be accepted through Friday, May 19th. Instructions for completing the sealed bid and details regarding the contract are included in the bid packet. If you have any questions regarding this bid process, please call 706-367-3020.
(MY3,10B/506 2000)

Notice of Sale
Notice of Sale Under Power
Georgia, Jackson County
By virtue of power of sale contained in Security Deed from Danny Pardue and Cindy M. Pardue to Athens Federal Savings Bank dated March 19, 1990, recorded in Deed Book 11-D, page 666, in the Office of the Clerk of the Superior Court of Jackson County, Georgia, (hereinafter "Security Deed") said Security Deed being given to secure a note of same date in the original principal amount of $45,000.00 with interest from date at the rate specified in the 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 in Jackson County, Georgia, within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in June, 2000, the following described property:
All that tract or parcel of land situate, lying and being in the City of Commerce, 255th District, G.M., Jackson County, Georgia, and being that 1.60 acres, more or less, as shown on a plat and survey for Danny Pardue and Cindy Pardue, dated January 25, 1990, by Clelland A. Tyson, Registered Surveyor, recorded in Plat Book 33, page 114, in the Office of the Clerk of the Superior Court of Jackson County, Georgia, and bounded on the northwest by the right-of-way of Orchard Drive (50' right of way), on the north by the right-of-way of Carson Street (50' right of way), on the east by the right-of-way of Brookwood Avenue (50' right-of-way) and on the south by Lots 15, 8 and 10 of the Piedmont Hills Subdivision;
The above described property is the same property shown as Lots 8, 11, 12, 13 and 14 of the Piedmont Hills Subdivision, and more particularly shown in Plat Book 2, page 370, in said Clerk's Office:
Said property having been conveyed to Danny E. Pardue and Cindy M. Pardue by Warranty Deed from John E. Pardue and Jimmie Lou Y. Pardue dated January 29, 1990, recorded in Deed Book 11-B, page 773, in said Clerk's Office:
By Warranty Deed dated March 21, 1994, recorded in Deed Book 13-T, page 241, in said Clerk's office Cindy M. Pardue conveyed a one-half undivided interest in the property to Danny E. Pardue.
The debt secured by said Security Deed has been and is hereby declared due because of, among other possible events of default, nonpayment of the monthly installments on said loan. Default having continued for a period of more than thirty (30) days after notice thereof and opportunity to cure, said default not being cured, and the debt remaining in default, the sale will be made for the purpose of paying the same and all expenses of the sale, including any accrued attorney's fees.
Said property will be sold by Athens First Bank & Trust Company, formerly Athens Federal Savings Bank, as Attorney-in-Fact for Danny E. Pardue and Cindy M. Pardue, subject to any outstanding ad valorem taxes and/or assessments, and matters of record, if any, having priority over the Security Deed.
To the best of the knowledge and belief of Athens First Bank & Trust Company, formerly Athens Federal Savings Bank, the person(s) in possession of the property known as Orchard Drive, Commerce, Georgia 30529 is Danny E. Pardue or persons claiming under him.
Said property will be sold and deed executed by the undersigned to the purchaser and the proceeds of sale applied by the undersigned, all as provided in said power of sale and said Security Deed containing said power.
ATHENS FIRST BANK & TRUST COMPANY, FORMERLY ATHENS FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK, as Attorney-in-Fact for Danny E. Pardue and Cindy M. Pardue
Darrel Begnaud
McLeod, Benton, Begnaud & Marshall, L.L.P.
Post Office Box 8108
Athens, Georgia 30603
(706) 549-9400
THIS COMMUNICATION IS FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. THIS LAW FIRM IS ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.
(MY10,17,24,31INV)

Notice of Sale
Notice of Sale Under Power
State of Georgia
County of Jackson
Because of a default in the payment of the indebtedness secured by a Security Deed executed by Jeffery W. Manders to Norwest Mortgage, Inc., now Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Inc., dated June 25, 1997, and recorded in Deed Book 16-T, Page 360, Jackson County Records, securing a Note in the original principal amount of $79,900.00, the holder thereof pursuant to said Deed and Note thereby secured has declared the entire amount of said indebtedness due and payable and, pursuant to the power of sale contained in said Deed, will on the first Tuesday, June 6, 2000, during the legal hours of sale, before the Courthouse door in said County, sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, the property described in said Deed, to-wit:
All that tract of parcel of land, together with all improvements thereon, situate, lying and being in the 248th G.M.D., Jackson County, Georgia, being shown and designated as 8.6131 acres on a plat of survey entitled "Survey for Linda Deaton," dated April 9, 1997, prepared by James Robert Cheatham, said plat being recorded at Plat Book 49, Page 300, in the records of the Clerk of the Superior Court for Jackson County, Georgia, said plat being incorporated herein by reference for a more complete description of the above property.
Said property is known as 865 Ward Road, Hoschton, Georgia 30548, together with all fixtures and personal property attached to and constituting a part of said property, if any.
Said property will be sold subject to any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien, whether or not now due and payable), the right of redemption of any taxing authority, any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, any assessments, liens, encumbrances, zoning ordinances, restrictions, covenants, and matters of record superior to the Security Deed first set out above.
The 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.
Notice has been given of intention to collect attorney's fees in accordance with the terms of the Note secured by said Deed.
Said property will be sold as the property of Jeffery W. Manders, the property, to the best information, knowledge and belief of the undersigned, being presently in the possession of Jeffery W. Manders, and the proceeds of said sale will be applied to the payment of said indebtedness and all the expenses of said sale, including attorney's fees, all as provided in said Deed, and the balance, if any, will be distributed as provided by law.
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Inc., formerly Norwest Mortgage, Inc., as Attorney-in-Fact for Jeffery W. Manders
File No. 99-3821
L.J. Swertfeger, Jr.
Shapiro & Swertfeger
Attorneys and Counselors at Law
3300 Northeast Expressway
Suite 5-C
Atlanta, Georgia 30341-3941
(770) 220-2730/KS
The law firm is acting as a debt collector. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose.
(MY10,17,24,31INV)

Notice of Sale
Notice of Sale Under Power
Georgia, Jackson County
By virtue of the Power of Sale contained in a Deed to Secure Debt and its modifications from Christopher L. McGee and Alicia O. McGee to Fray Ned Hill and Marilyn T. Hill, dated April 23, 1999, and recorded at Deed Book 19-M, Page 74-75, in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Jackson County, Georgia, there will be sold by the undersigned at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the Courthouse door of Jackson County, Georgia, during the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in June, 2000, the following described property, to-wit:
All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in the 253rd G.M.D., Jackson County, Georgia, and being that 14.00 acres, more or less, as shown on a plat of survey prepared for Vaughn Howington Jr., and Elizabeth Kay Howington by Max Lewallen, Registered Surveyor, dated January 15, 1997, recorded in Plat Book 49, Page 71, in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Jackson County, Georgia, and incorporated herein and made a part hereof by reference for a more detailed description. Said property is bounded on the north by lands of Kidd and Franklin; on the east by lands of Cowart; on the south by Hickory Wood Subdivision; and on the west by Waterworks Road (80' right of way).
The debt secured by said instrument having been declared due because of default in payment, this sale will be made for the purpose of paying said indebtedness and any other indebtedness secured by said property and all expenses of this sale, including attorney's fees. This property will be sold as the property of Christopher L. McGee and Alicia O. McGee subject to any taxes, easements and assessments appearing of record.
To the best of the undersigned's knowledge, the property is in the possession of Christopher L. McGee and Alicia O. McGee.
Fray Ned Hill and Marilyn T. Hill, as Attorneys-in-Fact for Christopher L. McGee and Alicia O. McGee.
Scott R. Tolbert
Attorney at Law
62 Washington Street
Jefferson, Georgia 30549
(706) 367-5290
(MY10,17,24,31B/344 4000)

Notice of Sale
Notice of Sale Under Power
Georgia, Jackson County
Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in a Security Deed given by Stephen G. Reynolds to FT Mortgage Companies, dba HomeBanc Mortgage Corporation, dated July 28, 1999, recorded in Deed Book 19-Z, Page 416, Jackson County, Georgia Records, conveying the after-described property to secure a Note in the original principal amount of Seventy Thousand Nine Hundred Fifty & No/100 Dollars ($70,950.00), 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 Jackson County, Georgia, within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in June, 2000, the following described property:
See Exhibit "A" attached hereto and made a part hereof
The debt secured by said Security Deed has been and is hereby declared due because of, among other possible events of default, failure to pay the indebtedness as and when due and in the manner provided in the Note and Security Deed. The debt remaining in default, this sale will be made for the purpose of paying the same and all expenses of this sale, as provided in the Security Deed and by law, including attorney's fees (notice of intent to collect attorney's fees having been given.)
Said property will be sold subject to any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien, but not yet due and payable), any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, any assessments, liens, encumbrances, zoning ordinances, restrictions, covenants, and matters of record superior to the Security Deed first set out above.
To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party in possession of the property is Stephen G. Reynolds or a tenant or tenants and said property is more commonly known as 300 Jims Lane, Nicholson, GA 30565.
First Horizon Home Loans, dba FT Mortgage Companies, as Attorney-in-Fact for Stephen G. Reynolds
S. H. McCalla
McCalla, Raymer, Padrick, Cobb, Nichols & Clark, LLC
1544 Old Alabama Road, 2nd Floor
Roswell, Georgia 30076
(770) 453-8599
SHM/jlp 6/6/00
Our file no. 5227800-3-33721
The law firm is acting as a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose.
Exhibit "A"
All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in the 253rd District, G.M., Jackson County, Georgia, City of Nicholson, containing 1.13 acres, more or less, and designated as Lot 4, Fox Chase Subdivision, Block C, Section 2, as shown on that plat and survey entitled "Survey for Stephen G. Reynolds," dated July 28, 1999, prepared by Paul and Evans Land Surveying, Inc., Georgia Registered Land Surveyors, and recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Jackson County, Georgia, in Plat Book 55, Page 141. Said plat, as recorded, is hereby incorporated by reference for a more detailed description of said property. Subject to existing easements and rights of way for public utilities now in use. Subject to protective covenants recorded at Deed Book 14-S, Page 29, Jackson County, Georgia, Deed Records.
(MY10,17,24,31B/930 6000)

Notice of Sale
Notice of Sale Under Power
Georgia, Jackson County
By virtue of the Power of Sale contained in a Deed to Secure Debt from Sandy Earl Dyer to Harold Fletcher dated August 22, 1997, and recorded at Deed Book 20-X, Page 288-292, Jackson County Records, and transferred to First Family Financial Services of Georgia, Inc., there will be sold by the undersigned at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the Courthouse door of Jackson County, Georgia, during the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in June, 2000, the following described property, to-wit:
All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in the 253rd (Newtown) District, G.M., Jackson County, Georgia, and being more particularly described as Lot 36 of Quail Ridge Subdivision as shown on that survey of property prepared by Clelland A. Tyson, GRS, dated May 22, 1989 and recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Jackson County, Georgia, in Plat Book 29, Page 167. Said plat is by reference made a party of this contract.
The debt secured by said instrument having been declared due because of default in payment, this sale will be made for the purpose of paying said debts and all expenses of this sale, including attorney's fees, notice having been given. This property will be sold as the property of Sandy Earl Dyer and is subject to any outstanding taxes, easements, and assessments appearing of record.
First Family Financial Services of Georgia, Inc., as Attorney-in-Fact for Sandy Earl Dyer.
Jones, Morrison, Womack & Dearing, P.C.
1250 Peachtree Center Tower
230 Peachtree Street, N.W.
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
(404) 658-1670
(MY10,17,24,31P4)

Public Notice
The Town of Braselton will hold a public hearing on Monday, May 22, 2000, at 4:00 on the following request for annexation and rezoning from unincorporated area of Barrow County:
Property located on Highway 211 at Map 21, Parcel 2. The size is 17.85 acres. And, the proposed land use and zoning classification of the property upon annexation would be C-2 General Commercial.
The Town Council will meet at 7:00 on Monday, June 12, 2000, in regular session to vote on this request.
(MY10,17B/171 1000)

Public Notice
On June 5, 2000, the Jackson County Board of Adjustment will hold a public work session in the Jackson County Grand Jury Room at 7 p.m. The work session will be held to review Article XII "Board of Adjustment" of the Jackson County Zoning Ordinance. The public is encouraged to attend.
(MY10,17B/485 1000)

Public Hearing
The Jackson County Planning Commission will hold public hearings on Thursday, May 25, 2000, at 7:00 p.m. at the Jackson County Administrative Building on the following matters:
Jackson County
1. #RZ-00-16 Johnny Smith to rezone property (4.976 acres) at Berea Road from A-2 to R-1 for the purpose of three single family site built home lots.
2. #CU-99-12 SBA Communications to rezone property (2.39 acres) at Hwy. 332 from A-2 to A-2 w/cup for the purpose of a telecommunications tower.
3. #RZ-00-15 Kelly Henderson to rezone property (117.1 acres) at 8146 Hwy. 53 from PCFD to I-2 for the purpose of an industrial park.
4. #RZ-00-14 Kelly Henderson to rezone property (12 acres) at 8146 Hwy. 53 from PCFD to B-2 for the purpose of a commercial business park.
5. #RZ-00-10 Beverly Guthrie to rezone property (55+/- acres) on South Apple Valley Road from A-2 to R-1 for the purpose of single family site built home lots.
6. #RZ-00-07 H. David Smith to rezone property (1 acre) at 5842 Hwy. 53 from A-2 to B-2 for the purpose to conform the zoning to the existing use.
City of Jefferson
1. #RZ-00-12 Martin Roberts to rezone property (4.19 acres) at 3072 Old Pendergrass Road from A-R (County) to R-1 (City) for the purpose of annexation into the city.
City of Hoschton
1. #RZ-00-11 David Healan to rezone property (34.53 acres) on Cabin Drive from A to R-3 for the purpose of single family site built home lots.
City of Arcade
1. #RZ-00-13 Marty Williamson to rezone property (5 acres) at 4955 Athens Hwy. from A2 to B2 for the purpose of commercial offices and mini-warehouses.
New Business
1. Lamar Page to subdivide property at 920 Pettijohn Road (3.63 acres) 90/5H into two parcels of land for the purpose of a single dwelling.
2. Consider proposed amendments to the Jackson County Zoning Ordinances to provide standards for landscaping in residential and commercial developments.
3. Request by the City of Hoschton City Council to review and make a recommendation on a proposed new zoning ordinance.
(Complete applications, plats and texts are available for review in the Planning and Development Office during regular office hours.) All interested persons are invited to attend. The recommendations of the Planning Commission will be addressed at a public hearing at the Jackson County Board of Commissioners work session on June 6, 2000, the Jefferson City Council meeting on June 12, 2000, the Hoschton City Council meeting on June 5, 2000, and the Arcade City Council meeting on June 12, 2000.
(MY10,17B/485 5000)

 

Trade Name
Application to Register a Business to be Conducted Under a Trade Name
State of Georgia
County of Jackson
The undersigned hereby certifies that she is conducting a business at the Pendergrass Flea Market, 5641 Hwy. 129 N., Pendergrass, Georgia 30567, under the name: Judi's Treasure Chest, and that the type of business to be conducted is the sale of toys, gifts, misc. odds and ends, and that said business is composed of the following person: Judith E. Stemple, 5100 W. Mountain St. - J201, Stone Mountain, Georgia 30083.
Judith E. Stemple, Applicant
(MY10,17P2)

Inc. Notice
Notice of Intent
to Incorporate
Notice is given that Articles of Incorporation, which will incorporate Sandman of Atlanta, Inc., will be delivered to the Secretary of State for filing in accordance with the Georgia Business Corporation Code (O.C.G.A. Section 14-2-201.1).
The initial registered office of the Corporation will be located at 479 Bill Watkins Road, Hoschton, Jackson County, Georgia 30548, and its registered agent at such address is Richard F. Guzman.
Russell, Stell, Smith & McLocklin, P.C.
By: Richard B. Russell Jr., Attorney for Incorporator
98 North Broad Street
P.O. Box 644
Winder, Georgia 30680
(770) 867-7431
(MY10,17P2)
Organization Notice
Notice of Intent to Organize
Notice is given that Articles of Organization, which will organize Allstar Custom Homes, LLC, have been delivered to the Secretary of State for filing in accordance with the Georgia Business Corporation Code (O.C.G.A. §14-2-201.1). The initial registered office of the limited liability company is located at 240 Woodpecker Lane, Nicholson, Georgia 30565, and its initial registered agent at such address is Jimmie E. Huskey.
F. Lamar Lewis, Attorney for Incorporator
Winburn, Lewis & Barrow, P.C.
279 Meigs Street
Athens, Georgia
(706) 353-6585
(MY10,17P2)

West Estate
Notice to Debtors
and Creditors
State of Georgia
Jackson County
In Re: Estate of Lamar E. West Sr., Deceased
All creditors of the estate of Lamar E. West Sr., deceased, late of Jackson 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 me.
This 1st day of May, 2000.
Lamar E. West Jr. and Peggy W. Porter, Executors of the Estate of Lamar E. West Sr., Deceased
(MY10,17,24,31P4)

Pledger Estate
Notice to Debtors
and Creditors
All creditors of the Estate of Robert A. Pledger, of Jefferson, Jackson 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 28th day of April, 2000.
Cornelous Pledger/Janice Logan, Executors of Estate of Robert A. Pledger, Deceased
Sherry L. Jackson
Attorney at Law
P.O. Box 1162
Athens, GA 30603
(706) 369-7147
(MY10,17,24,31INV)

Notice
Probate Court of
Jackson County
Re: Petition of Joan Whiting to Probate In Solemn Form the Will of Sam Alton Smith, Deceased, Upon Which An Order for Service Was Granted By This Court on April 25, 2000
To: Raymond Smith, Steve Randall Smith, Mildred Smith, Glynda Sauls, Michael L. Smith, Jeff Wood, Kenneth Smith, Wanda Smith Griffin, Myra Smith and all and singular the heirs of said decedent, and to whom it may concern:
This is to notify you to file objection, if there is any, to the above referenced petition, in this Court on or before June 5, 2000.
To: Virginia Stewart, Vera Bell DuVall, Larry Wood, Brenda Lunsford, Jackie McGee, Ronald Wood, Shirley Rutledge, Roy Wood, Donald Wood, Judy McGee, Marie Esco, Brit Allen, Jenene Allen Mostaccero and Elizabeth Thomson
This is to notify you to file objection, if there is any, to the above referenced petition, in this Court on or before the thirteenth (13th) day after April 25, 2000 (the date of the mailing of this Notice to you by certified or registered mail, return receipt requested); provided, however, that if a return receipt for such Notice is actually received by the Court within such 13 days, the deadline for the filing of any objection shall be ten (10) days from the date of receipt shown on such return receipt.
Be Notified Further: All objections to the petition must be in writing, setting forth the grounds of any such objections. 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.
Witness, the Honorable Margaret Deadwyler, Judge
By: Helen Gunnels, Clerk, Probate Court of Jackson County
(MY10,17,24,31B/498 3000)

Notice
Georgia, Jackson County Probate Court
Felicia Gail Farr Ingram has petitioned to be appointed Administrator of the estate of Glinda Sue Shelton Scharnikow, 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. §53-12-232. 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 June 5, 2000. 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.
Margaret Deadwyler, Judge of the Probate Court
By: Helen Gunnels, Clerk of the Probate Court
(MY10,17,24,31B/498 2000)

Notice
Georgia, Jackson County Probate Court
Melody Collins Scarborough has petitioned to be appointed Administrator of the estate of James William Collins, 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. §53-12-232. 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 June 5, 2000. 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.
Margaret Deadwyler, Judge of the Probate Court
By: Helen Gunnels, Clerk of the Probate Court
(MY10,17,24,31B/498 2000)

Notice
Georgia, Jackson County Probate Court
The petition of Emily Kay Underwood, for a year's support from the estate of Jimmy Irvin Underwood, 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 June 5, 2000, 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. 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.
Witness, the Honorable Margaret Deadwyler, Judge
By: Helen Gunnels, Clerk, Probate Court of Jackson County
(MY10,17,24,31B/498 2000)

Notice
Georgia, Jackson County Probate Court
The petition of Geraldine O. Smith, for a year's support from the estate of James H. Smith 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 June 5, 2000, 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. 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.
Witness, the Honorable Margaret Deadwyler, Judge
By: Helen Gunnels, Clerk, Probate Court of Jackson County
(MY10,17,24,31B/498 2000)

Notice
Georgia, Jackson County Probate Court
The petition of Navona D. Gooch, for a year's support from the estate of Myron E. Gooch, 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 June 5, 2000, 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. 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.
Witness, the Honorable Margaret Deadwyler, Judge
By: Helen Gunnels, Clerk, Probate Court of Jackson County
(MY10,17,24,31B/498 2000)

Public Notice
The City of Arcade will be holding a Public Hearing on June 12, 2000, at 6:00 p.m. at Arcade City Hall, regarding the proposed text amendment to the Arcade Zoning Ordinance concerning towers.
(MY10,17B/964 1000)

Name Change
Notice of Petition
to Change Name
Georgia
Jackson County
Notice is hereby given that Jennifer Lynnette Swaim petitioned Jackson Superior Court on April 27, 2000, to change Christopher Andrew Cheeks' name to Christopher Andrew Cheeks Swaim. Notice is hereby given to any affected or interested party to appear and file objections with the Court within 60 days of the filing of the Petition.
Nathaniel David Wages, Attorney for Petitioner
P.O. Box 527
Winder, Georgia 30680
(MY3,10,17,24P4)

Trade Name
Trade Name Registration
Notice of Publication
Notice is hereby given that the business operated at 461 Elrod Road, Jefferson, Jackson County, Georgia 30549, in the trade name of S & S Farms is owned and carried on by George T. Samples and Tommie N. Samples, whose address is 461 Elrod Road, Jefferson, Jackson County, Georgia 30549, and the statement relating thereto required by §10-1-490, O.C.G.A., 1982 as amended has been filed with the Clerk of the Superior Court of Jackson County, Georgia.
S & S Farms
By: George T. Samples, General Partner
By: Tommie N. Samples, General Partner
(MY3,10P2)



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