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LEGAL NOTICES

LEGAL NOTICE

To: SUSIE H. SIMS a/k/a SUSIE M. SIMS a/k/a SUSIE MAE SIMS, and anyone claiming an interest in the property described below.

Take Notice That:

The right to redeem the following described property, to wit:

All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in the corporate limits of the City of Washington, Wilkes County, Georgia, and being bounded now or formerly as follows: on the North and East by lands of Mrs. Eddie Mathis; on the South by lands of Mrs J. F. Lokey; and on the West by Depot Street, fronting 73 feet on Depot Street and running back a distance of 200 feet.

Said tract of land is known as Map/Parcel W19 009, with an address of 403 Depot Street, Washington, Georgia 30673 in the Tax Assessor’s Office of Wilkes County, Georgia. will expire and be forever foreclosed and barred on and after the 19th day of DECEMBER, 2018. The tax deed to which this notice relates is dated the 5th day of September, 2017, and is recorded in the office of the Clerk of the Superior Court of Wilkes County, Georgia, in Deed Book 347, at page 236-237.

The property may be redeemed at any time before the 19th day of DECEMBER, 2018, by payment of the redemption price as fixed and provided by law to the undersigned at the following address: 12 Siebald Street, Statesboro, Georgia 30458.

ROBERT K. BELL, JR.

INVESTMENTS, INC. Stephen T. Rushing, Esq. Taulbee, Rushing, Snipes,

Marsh & Hodgin, LLC 12 Siebald Street Statesboro, Georgia 30458 912/764-9055

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======================== NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS

Estate 18-68

All creditors of the estate of Vernita Bradley Becker, late of Wilkes County, Georgia, deceased, are hereby notified to render their demand to the undersigned according to law, and persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment.

This 13th day of November, 2018

Michael Owen Horgan

Executor of the Estate of: Vernita Bradley Becker c/o Michael Horgan Attorney at Law, P. C. P. O. Box 68 Washington, GA 30673 (706) 678-1987

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Estate 18-66

All creditors of the estate of Charles Ronald Danner, late of Wilkes County, Georgia, deceased, are hereby notified to render their demand to the undersigned according to law, and persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment.

This 14th day of November, 2018

Shirley Weber St.Clair

Administrator of the Estate of: Charles Ronald Danner 7051 Danburg Rd Tignall, GA 30668 (706) 285-2173

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Estate 18-74

All creditors of the estate of Debra Jean Brown Lindsey late of Wilkes County, Georgia, deceased, are hereby notified to render their demand to the undersigned according to law, and persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment.

This 13th day of November, 2018

John Kenneth Lindsey

Executor of the Estate of: Debra Jean Brown Lindsey 3555 Tignall Road Washington, Georgia 30673

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Estate 18-54

All creditors of the estate of Annie Kate Cohen, late of Wilkes County, Georgia, deceased, are hereby notified to render their demand to the undersigned according to law, and persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment.

This 14th day of November, 2018

Glenda Blackwell

Administrator of the Estate of: Annie Kate Cohen c/o David L. Huguenin Attorney at Law, P. C. 4024 Washington Rd Martinez, GA 30907 (706) 855-5000

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NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE UNDER POWER WILKES COUNTY GEORGIA

Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in a Security Deed given by Kenneth Johnson and Jessie L. Hall to United States of America, acting through the Farmers Home Administration, United States Department of Agriculture, dated August 12, 1994, and recorded in Deed Book 153, Page 431, Wilkes County, Georgia Records, conveying the after-described property to secure a Note in the original principal amount of Thirty Thousand and 0/100 dollars ($30,000.00), 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 Wilkes County, Georgia, within the legal hours of sale on January 2, 2019, the following described property:

All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in the corporate limits of the City of Washington, Wilkes County, Georgia, in the SUBDIVISION OF BALTIMORE, fronting 90 feet on the West side of Barnett Street (formerly called Ware Street); and being bounded, now or formerly as follows: On the North by lot of Ben K. Willis; East by Barnett Street (formerly Ware Street); South by lands of Horace Jordan and West by lands of Hamrick and Curry, and being more particularly described by plat thereof prepared by William B. Ficklen, Surveyor dated July 15, 1960 which plat is recorded in Deed Book 111, page 168, Wilkes County Records and made a part of this description, containing 33/100 (0.33) ACRE, more of less and more particularly described as 410 Barnett Street.

The debt secured by said Security Deed has been and is hereby declared due because of, among other possible events of default, failure to pay the indebtedness as and when due and in the manner provided in the Note and Security Deed. The debt remaining in default, this sale will be made for the purpose of paying the same and all expenses of this sale, as provided in Security Deed and by law, including attorney’s fees (notice of intent to collect attorney’s fees having been given).

The entity having full authority to negotiate, amend or modify all terms of the loan (although not required by law to do so) is: USDA, Rural Development they can be contacted at (800) 349-5097 x 4500 for Loss Mitigation Dept, or by writing to 1400 Independence Ave, SW, Procurement Management Division, Washington, District of Columbia 20250, to discuss possible alternatives to avoid foreclosure.

Said property will be sold subject to any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien, but not yet due and payable), any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, any assessments, liens, encumbrances, zoning ordinances, restrictions, covenants, and matters of record superior to the Security Deed first set out above.

To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party in possession of the property is Kenneth Johnson and Jessie L. Hall or tenant(s); and said property is more commonly known as 410 Barnett Street, Washington, GA 30673.

The sale will be conducted subject to (1) confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code (2) final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan with the holder of the security deed and (3) any right of redemption or other lien not extinguished by foreclosure.

Rural Housing Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture as Attorney in Fact for Kenneth Johnson and Jessie L. Hall.

Brock & Scott, PLLC

4360 Chamblee Dunwoody Road

Suite 310

Atlanta, GA 30341

404-789-2661 B&S file no.: 18-10980

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======================== NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER GEORGIA WILKES COUNTY

By virtue of the Power of Sale contained in that certain Security Deed given from Barbara G. Bradley to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., (“MERS”), as nominee for American Advisors Group, dated 06/20/2018, recorded 07/05/2018 in Deed Book 354, Page 178, Wilkes County, Georgia records, and as last assigned to American Advisors Group by virtue of assignment recorded in Deed Book 357, Page 40, Wilkes County, Georgia records, said Security Deed having been given to secure a Note of even date in the principal amount of ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-THREE THOUSAND AND 00/100 DOLLARS ($123,000.00), 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 Wilkes County, Georgia, within the legal hours of sale on the first Wednesday in January 2019 by American Advisors Group, as Attorney in Fact for Barbara G. Bradley, all property described in said Security Deed including but not limited to the following described property: ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND LYING AND BEING IN WILKES COUNTY, GEORGIA, FRONTING 447 FEET ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF GEORGIA HIGHWAY 44, CONTAINING 3.85 ACRES, MORE OR LESS AND BEING BOUNDED ON THE EAST, SOUTH AND WEST BY LANDS OF DILLON AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED BY PLAT RECORDED AT PLAT CABINET 10, FILE 115, WILKES COUNTY CLERK`S DEED RECORDS. PARCEL ID NUMBER: 020-037. SUBJECT TO ANY EASEMENTS OR RESTRICTIONS OF RECORD. Said property being known as 286 UNION POINT RD NE, CRAWFORDVILLE, GEORGIA 30631 according to the present numbering system in Wilkes 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, rightsof 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 Barbara G Bradley 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: American Advisors Group, 3900 Capital City Blvd, Lansing, MI 48906 TEL 866-654-0020. THIS LAW FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. The Geheren Firm, P.C., 4828 Ashford Dunwoody Road, 2nd Floor, Atlanta, GA 30338 TEL (678) 587-9500.

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IN THE PROBATE COURT OF WILKES COUNTY STATE OF GEORGIA

IN RE: ESTATE OF JOHN WILLIAM CREEL, DECEASED ESTATE NO. 18-78

NOTICE

IN RE: Petition to Probate Will in Solemn Form in the above-referenced estate having been duly filed.

TO: Damon Johnson

This is to notify you to file objection, if there is any, to the Petition to Probate Will in Solemn Form, in this Court on or before December 31, 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.

Judge of the Probate Court By: Becky Blackmon Clerk of the Probate Court 23 Court Street Rm 422 Washington, GA 30673 706-678-2523

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NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS

Estate 18-64

All creditors of the estate of Henry James Gresham, late of Wilkes County, Georgia, deceased, are hereby notified to render their demand to the undersigned according to law, and persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment.

This 13th day of November, 2018

Shaytashia Gresham

Administrator of the Estate of: Henry James Gresham c/o M. V. Booker Attorney at Law, P. C. 101 Court Street P. O. Box 447 Washington, GA 30673 (706) 678-4450

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IN THE PROBATE COURT COUNTY OF WILKES STATE OF GEORGIA IN RE: ESTATE OF WAYMON RAY HALL, DECEASED ESTATE NO. 18-77 PETITION FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION NOTICE

Peggy Joyce Martin has petitioned to be appointed Administrator of the estate of Waymon Ray Hall, 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 December 31, 2018.

BE NOTIFIED FURTHER All objections to the Petition must be in writing, setting forth the grounds of any such objection. 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.

THOMAS CHARPING

Judge of the Probate Court By: Becky Blackmon Probate Clerk 23 Court Street Washington, Georgia 30673 (706) 678-2523

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======================== NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER GEORGIA, WILKES COUNTY

By virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Security Deed from JACOB R KELLEY to MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS INC AS NOMINEE FOR HOMESTAR FINANCIAL CORP, dated September 8, 2015, recorded Sep- tember 11, 2015, in Deed Book 329, Page 275, Wilkes County, Georgia Records, said Security Deed having been given to secure a Note of even date in the original principal amount of Two Hundred Twenty Thousand Nine Hundred Twenty-Four and 00/100 dollars ($220,924.00), 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 Wilkes County Courthouse, within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in February, 2019, 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, SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF WASHINGTON, 164TH GMD OF WILKES COUNTY, GEORGIA, FRONTING ON THE EAST SIDE OF POPLAR DRIVE, CONTAINING 0.81 ACRES, MORE OR LESS, BEING KNOWN AS PARCEL 1 AND PARCEL 3, AS WELL AS LOT “A”, AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED BY A PLAT OF SURVEY PREPARED BY ERSKINE B. WICKERSHAM, RLS, DATED OCTOBER 17, 1978 AND RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 23, WILKES COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT DEED RECORDS. SAID PLAT OF SURVEY AND THE OFFICIAL RECORD THEREOF IS INCORPORATED HEREIN FOR A MORE COMPLETE DESCRIPTION OF SAID TRACT. THE PROPERTY IS BOUNDED NOW OR FORMERLY AS FOLLOWS: NORTH BY HILL STREET; EAST BY LANDS OF DANIEL WRIGHT; SOUTH BY LANDS OF MICHAEL SEIBERT; AND WEST BY POPLAR DRIVE. THIS IS THAT SAME PROPERTY ACQUIRED BY HENRY H. BOWEN FROM MARY F. DARBY BY DEED DATED DECEMBER 4, 1992 AND RECORDED IN DEED BOOK 146, PAGE 408, WILKES COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT DEED RECORDS.

Said legal description being controlling, however the property is more commonly known as 109 POPLAR DR, WASHINGTON, GA 30673.

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 JACOB R KELLEY, 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

JACOB R KELLEY

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-18- 02987-9

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NOTICE OF LIEN SALE

A public auction will be held at B&H Mini Storage, 105 Andrew Drive, Washington, Georgia, on Thursday, December 27, 2018 at 6:15 p.m. for the following units:

#13 – Annie Bolton

#18 – Cassandra Stewart

#24 – Gabrielle Heath

#31 – Roy Bennett

#55 – Elizabeth Reid

The property (household goods) contained in the units will be sold to the highest bidder for cash. The units will be opened for viewing at 6:00 p.m. on sale day.

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