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Legals

Branscome

NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF LUMPKIN

All creditors of the Estate of Arnold Lee Branscome, deceased, late of said county and state, 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 us.

This 12th day of January, 2018.

Charles Carter, Administrator
850 Wolf Trail
Casselberry, Florida 32707

01/24, 01/31, 02/07, 02/14/18

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Garner

NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF LUMPKIN

All creditors of the Estate of Julia M. Garner, deceased, late of said county and state, 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 us.

This 12th day of January, 2018.

Michael Allen Garner
Executor
531 Blueberry Lane
Dawsonville, GA 30534

01/24, 01/31, 02/07, 02/14/18

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Jarrard

NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF LUMPKIN

All creditors of the Estate of L.J. Jarrard, deceased, late of said county and state, 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 us.

This 18th day of January, 2018.

Johnny Michael Jarrard, Executor
319 Martins Grove Road
Dahlonega, Georgia 30533

01/24, 01/31, 02/07, 02/14/18

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Fortner

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF
LUMPKIN COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA

IN RE: ESTATE OF
MELVIN FORTNER,
DECEASED
ESTATE NO. 2018-7

PETITION FOR LETTERS
OF ADMINISTRATION
NOTICE

To whom it may concern:

Vickie Lynn Belville and Mark Anthony Fortner has petitioned to be appointed Administrator of the estate of Melvin Fortner, 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 February 26, 2018.

BE NOTIFIED FURTHER: All objections should be sworn to before a notary public or before a Probate Court Clerk. 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.

Michael A. Chastain
Judge of the Probate Court

By: Shelley Wilson
Clerk of the Probate Court
325 Riley Road, Room 122
Dahlonega, Georgia 30533
706-864-3847

01/24, 01/31, 02/07, 02/14/18

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Boyer

NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF LUMPKIN

All creditors of the Estate of Robert M. Boyer, deceased, late of said county and state, 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 us.

This 12th day of January, 2018.

G. Kenneth Beasley
Administrator
41 Beasley Circle
Dahlonega, GA 30533

01/24, 01/31, 02/07, 02/14/18

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Pelt

IN THE PROBATE COURT
OF LUMPKIN COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA

IN RE: ESTATE OF
MILDRED IRENE PELT,
DECEASED
ESTATE NO. 2018-6

PETITION FOR
LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION
NOTICE

To whom it may concern:

Anthony Jack Pelt has petitioned to be appointed Administrator of the estate of Mildred Irene Pelt, 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 February 19, 2018.

BE NOTIFIED FURTHER: All objections should be sworn to before a notary public or before a Probate Court Clerk. IF any objections are filed, a a hearing will be scheduled at a later date. If no objections are filed, the Petition may be granted without a hearing.

Michael A. Chastain
Judge of the Probate Court

By: Shelley Wilson
clerk of the Probate Court
325 Riley Road, Room 122
Dahlonega, Georgia 30533
708-864-3847

01/24, 01/31, 02/07, 02/14/18

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Carter

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE UNDER POWER
LUMPKIN COUNTY, GEORGIA

THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.

Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in a Security Deed given by Charles R. Carter to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for Accredited Home Lenders Inc., dated June 18, 2007, and recorded in Deed Book 1054, Page 61, Lumpkin County, Georgia Records, as last transferred to FMJM RWL II Trust 2013-A by assignment recorded on November 13, 2017 in Book 1375 Page 565 in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Lumpkin County, Georgia Records, conveying the after-described property to secure a Note in the original principal amount of One Hundred Eleven Thousand Three Hundred Fifty and 0/100 dollars ($111,350.00), 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 Lumpkin County, Georgia, within the legal hours of sale on March 6, 2018, the following described property:

ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND lying and being in Land Lot 218 and 219 of the 13th District, Lumpkin County, Georgia, consisting of 1.01 acres, more or less, being more fully described and delineated as Lot #24 on a plat of survey of the RIVER TRACE SUBDIVISION, Phase One, prepared by Mike Scupin & Associates, Georgia Registered Land Surveyor, dated June 16, 1993, and recorded in Plat Book 26, page 57, Lumpkin County Records, said plat is incorporated by reference herein.

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 attorneys fees (notice of intent to collect attorneys 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: Shellpoint Mortgage Servicing they can be contacted at 800-365-7107 for Loss Mitigation Dept, or by writing to 55 Beattie Place, Suite 110, Greenville, South Carolina 29601, to discuss possible alternatives to avoid foreclosure.

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

To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party in possession of the property is Charles R Carter or tenant(s); and said property is more commonly known as 187 River Trace Drive, Dahlonega, GA 30533.

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.

FMJM RWL II Trust 2013-A as Attorney in Fact for Charles R. Carter.

Brock & Scott, PLLC
4360 Chamblee Dunwoody Road
Suite 310
Atlanta, GA 30341
404-789-2661
B&S file no.: 17-20199

02/07, 02/14, 02/21, 02/28/18

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Denard

STATE OF GEORGIA

COUNTY of LUMPKIN
NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER

By virtue of the power of sale contained in that certain Deed to Secure Debt from WYLIE A. DENARD JR to MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR RBMG, INC. dated February 21, 2003, filed for record March 14, 2003, and recorded in Deed Book Z30, Page 20, LUMPKIN County, Georgia Records, as last transferred to GREENTREE SERVICING LLC by assignment recorded in Deed Book 1278, Page 701, LUMPKIN County, Georgia Records. Said Deed to Secure Debt having been given to secure a Note dated February 21, 2003 in the original principal sum of ONE HUNDRED FORTY NINE THOUSAND AND 0/100 DOLLARS ($149,000.00), 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 LUMPKIN 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:

ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND LYING AND BEING IN LAND LOT 116, 1ST DISTRICT, ORIGINALLY HABERSHAM, LUMPKIN COUNTY, GEORGIA AND BEING FULLY DESCRIBED BY A PLAT PREPARED BY FARLEY-COLLINS ASSOCIATES, GEORGIA REGISTERED LAND SURVEYOR, DATED: SEPTEMBER 12, 1983 AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS LOT 13, HIGHLAND RIVER SUBDIVISION, THE SUBJECT PLAT BEING OF RECORD IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 189, LUMPKIN COUNTY RECORDS, SAID PLAT IS HEREBY INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE.

To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party in possession of the property is WYLIE A. DENARD JR or a tenant or tenants. Said property may more commonly be known as: 84 AUSTIN COURT, DAHLONEGA, GA 30533.

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 attorneys fees (notice of intent to collect attorneys fees having been given).

The individual or entity that has full authority to negotiate, amend, and modify all terms of the loan is DITECH FINANCIAL LLC, 345 ST. PETER STREET, LANDMARK TOWERS SUITE 1100, ST. PAUL, MN 55102; (855) 297-6259.

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.

DITECH FINANCIAL LLC F/K/A GREENTREE SERVICING LLC

As Attorney-in-Fact for

WYLIE A. DENARD JR

Phelan Hallinan Diamond &
Jones, PLLC
11675 Great Oaks Way, Suite 375
Alpharetta, GA 30022
Telephone: 770-393-4300
Fax: 770-393-4310
PH # 36230

This law firm is acting as a debt collector. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose.

02/07, 02/14, 02/21, 02/28/18

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Jones/Edmondson

NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER GEORGIA, LUMPKIN COUNTY

THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.

Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in a Security Deed given by Amanda Jones and Ricky Lee Edmondson, Jr. to Reliable Mortgage, Inc., dated September 11, 2003, recorded in Deed Book I32, Page 453, Lumpkin County, Georgia Records, as last transferred to Specialized Loan Servicing LLC by assignment recorded in Deed Book 1366, Page 640, Lumpkin County, Georgia Records, conveying the after-described property to secure a Note in the original principal amount of ONE HUNDRED FOUR THOUSAND AND 0/100 DOLLARS ($104,000.00), 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 Lumpkin County, Georgia, or at such place as may be lawfully designated as an alternative, within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in March, 2018, 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. Specialized Loan Servicing LLC is the holder of the Security Deed to the property in accordance with OCGA 44-14-162.2.

The entity that has full authority to negotiate, amend, and modify all terms of the mortgage with the debtor is: Specialized Loan Servicing, 8742 Lucent Blvd STE 300, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129 800-306-6059.

To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party in possession of the property is Amanda Jones, Ricky Lee Edmondson, Sr. and Jeremy Holbrooks or a tenant or tenants and said property is more commonly known as 132 Ashwood Drive, Dahlonega, Georgia 30533.

The sale will be conducted subject (1) to confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and (2) to final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan with the holder of the security deed.

Specialized Loan Servicing LLC as Attorney in Fact for Amanda Jones and Ricky Lee Edmondson , Jr. McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC 1544 Old Alabama Road Roswell, Georgia 30076 www.foreclosurehotline.net

EXHIBIT A
All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in Land Lot 841 and 888 in the 11th District, 1st Section of Lumpkin County, Georgia, consisting of 1.00 acre, more or less, and being more fully described and delineated according to a plat of survey prepared June 14, 2001 by Henry Grady Jazzard, Georgia Registered Surveyor, which is recorded in Plat Cabinet One, Slide 62, Plat 28-B, Lumpkin County Records, which is incorporated herein by reference thereto. Also conveyed herein is a non-exclusive, perpetual easement for ingress, egress and the installation of all necessary utilities twenty (20) feet in width along the existing roadway which is shown and depicted on said plat of survey, and said easement rights shall be covenants running with the land. MR/kmp2 3/6/18
Our file no. 5189917 - FT1

02/07, 02/14, 02/21, 02/28/18

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Ledford

NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER GEORGIA, LUMPKIN COUNTY

THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.

Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in a Security Deed given by Ronda R. Ledford to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for Platinum Mortgage, Inc., its successors and assigns, dated January 9, 2014, recorded in Deed Book 1267, Page 307, Lumpkin County, Georgia Records, as last transferred to Nationstar Mortgage LLC by assignment recorded in Deed Book 1284, Page 353, Lumpkin County, Georgia Records, conveying the after-described property to secure a Note in the original principal amount of ONE HUNDRED EIGHTEEN THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED NINE AND 0/100 DOLLARS ($118,709.00), 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 Lumpkin County, Georgia, or at such place as may be lawfully designated as an alternative, within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in March, 2018, 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. Nationstar Mortgage LLC d/b/a Mr. Cooper is the holder of the Security Deed to the property in accordance with OCGA 44-14-162.2.

The entity that has full authority to negotiate, amend, and modify all terms of the mortgage with the debtor is: Nationstar Mortgage, LLC d/b/a Mr. Cooper, 8950 Cypress Waters Blvd, Coppell, TX 75019 888-850-9398x3705.

To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party in possession of the property is Gary Robert Ledford and Ronda Rena Ledford or a tenant or tenants and said property is more commonly known as 74 Gold Ridge Rd, Dahlonega, Georgia 30533.

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.

Nationstar Mortgage LLC d/b/a Mr. Cooper as Attorney in Fact for Ronda R. Ledford McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC 1544 Old Alabama Road Roswell, Georgia 30076
www.foreclosurehotline.net

EXHIBIT A
All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in Land Lots 102 and 115 of the 11 District, Lumpkin County, Georgia, being Tract 3 as shown on a plat of survey prepared by Patton-Patton, Inc., Georgia Registered Surveyors, dated April 18, 1995, and recorded in Plat Book 29, Page 70, in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Lumpkin County, Georgia Records, which plat is incorporated herein by reference and made a part of this description. That tract is a portion of Lot 1 of Yellow Creek Estates Subdivision, as shown on a plat survey prepared by Farley-Collins Associates, Georgia Registered Surveyors, recorded in Plat Book 22, Page 9, Lumpkin County Plat Records. MR/mnoce 3/6/18 Our file no. 5383415 - FT2

02/07, 02/14, 02/21, 02/28/18

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Pence

NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER GEORGIA, LUMPKIN COUNTY

THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.

Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in a Security Deed given by Robert Webb Pence to Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Inc., dated July 31, 2003, recorded in Deed Book I32, Page 515, Lumpkin County, Georgia Records, conveying the after-described property to secure a Note in the original principal amount of ONE HUNDRED THIRTY-EIGHT THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED EIGHT AND 0/100 DOLLARS ($138,908.00), 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 Lumpkin County, Georgia, or at such place as may be lawfully designated as an alternative, within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in March, 2018, 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. Wells Fargo Bank, NA successor by merger to Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Inc. is the holder of the Security Deed to the property in accordance with OCGA 44-14-162.2.

The entity that has full authority to negotiate, amend, and modify all terms of the mortgage with the debtor is: Wells Fargo Home Mortgage a div. of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., PO Box 10335, Des Moines, IA 50306 1-800-416-1472.

To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party in possession of the property is Robert Webb Pence or a tenant or tenants and said property is more commonly known as 188 Wildflower Trail, Dawsonville, Georgia 30534.

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.

Wells Fargo Bank, NA successor by merger to Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Inc. as Attorney in Fact for Robert Webb Pence McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC 1544 Old Alabama Road Roswell, Georgia 30076 www.foreclosurehotline.net

EXHIBIT A
All that tract or Parcel of Land lying and being in Land Lot 988, 5th District, 1st Section of Lumpkin County, Georgia, being 8.98 acres, more or less, and being described as follows: Beginning at an iron pin at the Northeast original corner of Land Lot 988, thence running S 03 degrees 33 minutes 45 seconds W a distance of 307.47 feet to a point: thence N 86 degrees 27 minutes 29 seconds W a distance of 182.00 feet to a point; thence S 03 degrees 33 minutes 46 seconds W a distance of 240.00 feet to a point; thence N 86 degrees 27 minutes 29 seconds W a distance of 609.76 feet to a point; thence N 03 degrees 26 minutes 45 seconds E a distance of 550.38 feet to a pint; thence S 86 degrees 14 minutes 53 seconds E a distance of 792.89 feet to a point of beginning, containing 8.98 acres, more or less. This is the northeast portion of Land Lot 988 as described according to a plat prepared by Civil Design Group, Inc., Registered Land Surveyor, dated February 8, 1999, recorded in Cabinet 1, Slide 33, Page 55B, Lumpkin County Records. Said plat of survey is incorporated herein by reference. Less and Except: B. House, as grantor under a Corrective Warranty Deed recorded at Deed Book K24, Page 45, Lumpkin County Records, reserves for herself an easement 30 feet in width running along the northern portion of said 8.98 acres property from its northwest corner to its northeast corner. Said 30 foot easement is more particularly described and shown in a plat prepared by Civil Design Survey group, Inc., Registered Land Surveyor, dated February 8, 1999, recorded in Cabinet 1, Slide 33, Page 55B, Lumpkin County Records. Said plat of survey is incorporated herein by reference. Said easement is for ingress, egress and utilities and shall be perpetual. MR/kdh 3/6/18 Our file no. 51290609 - FT7

02/07, 02/14, 02/21, 02/28/18

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Stephens

NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER

Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in a Security Deed from DURAN STEPHENS AND MELISSA STEPHENS to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for United Community Bank d/b/a United Community Mortgage Services, Inc., its successors and assigns, dated August 27, 2008, and recorded on September 5, 2008, in Book 1106, Page 709, of the Lumpkin County, Georgia Records; as last assigned to CARRINGTON MORTGAGE SERVICES, LLC (Secured Creditor); conveying the after-described property to secure a Note in the original principal amount of $139,816.00 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 Lumpkin County, Georgia, within the legal hours of sale on the first TUESDAY in March, 2018, the following described property:

All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in Land Lot 632 of the 5th District, 1st Section, Lumpkin County, Georgia, and being Tract 1 and Tract 2 as shown on a plat of survey for Mike Bolling (sic) by C. Fred Cannington, Ga. RLS No. 1433, dated June 20, 2006, and plat recorded at Plat Cabinet 1, Slide 137, Page 127 and being particularly described as follows:
To find the True Point of Beginning, begin at an iron pin located South 0 degrees 0 minutes 58 seconds East 423.45 feet from the Northeast corner of Land Lot 632; run thence South 0 degrees 0 minutes 58 minutes East 474.3 feet to a point; thence South 83 degrees 45 minutes 13 seconds West 135.89 feet to a point, which is the True Point of Beginning; thence South 61 degrees 58 minutes 36 seconds West 415.7 feet to an iron pin located on the Eastern right of way of Little Mountain Road (80 foot right-of-way); thence along said right-of-way the following courses and distances: North 41 degrees 1 minutes 57 seconds West 23.69 feet, North 47 degrees 51 minutes 32 seconds West 68.77 feet, North 55 degrees 41 minutes 31 seconds West 35.6 feet, and North 61 degrees 35 minutes 8 seconds West 25.95 feet to a point where said right-of-way intersects with the centerline of a creek; thence along with said creek centerline the following courses and distances: North 43 degrees 10 minutes 32 seconds East 20.33 feet, North 28 degrees 48 minutes 34 seconds East 21.34 feet, North 48 degrees 42 minutes 10 seconds East 12.36 feet, South 88 degrees 45 minutes 6 seconds East 14.46 feet; North 63 degrees 39 minutes 34 seconds East 7.38 feet, North 24 degrees 8 minutes 26 seconds West 12.11 feet, North 27 degrees 8 minutes 45 seconds East 11.41 feet, North 33 degrees 41 minutes 8 seconds East 39.82 feet, North 72 degrees 33 minutes 48 seconds East 13.17 feet, South 88 degrees 13 minutes 21 seconds East 33.25 feet, North 52 degrees 38 minutes 11 seconds East 50.79 feet, South 69 degrees 15 minutes 45 seconds East 11.74 feet, North 86 degrees 45 minutes 19 seconds East 7.46 feet, North 42 degrees 1 minutes 27 seconds East 8.44 feet, North 40 degrees 41 minutes 26 seconds East 36.32 feet, North 66 degrees 16 minutes 33 seconds East 51.76 feet, and South 86 degrees 55 minutes 25 seconds East 22.63; thence leaving said creek centerline and running North 0 degrees 17 minutes 46 seconds East 101.12 feet to a point; thence North 89 degrees 43 minutes 18 seconds East 127.95 feet to a point; thence South 22 degrees 25 minutes 53 seconds East 200.42 feet to the True Point of Beginning.
This property is conveyed subject to a non-exclusive, perpetual easement for ingress and egress between Tracts 4 and 5 and Little Mountain Road (80 foot right-of-way), being 40 feet in width, and running along the South line of Tract 1 as shown on the above-referenced survey.

The indebtedness secured by said Security Deed has been and is hereby declared due and payable because of, among other possible events of default, non-payment of the monthly installments as required by said 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 attorneys fees having been given) and all other payments provided for under the terms of the Security Deed and Note.

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.

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 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.

The entity that has full authority to negotiate, amend, and modify all terms of the mortgage with the debtor is: CARRINGTON MORTGAGE SERVICES, LLC, 1600 South Douglass Road, Suite 200-A, Anaheim, CA 92806, 1-800-790-9502. Please understand that the secured creditor is not required to negotiate, amend, or modify the terms of the mortgage instrument.

To the best of the undersigned's knowledge and belief, said property is also known as 77 Foster Drive, Dahlonega, GA 30533, and the party in possession of the property is/are DURAN STEPHENS AND MELISSA STEPHENS or a tenant or tenants of said property.

CARRINGTON MORTGAGE SERVICES, LLC
As Attorney-in-Fact for
DURAN STEPHENS AND MELISSA STEPHENS

SOLOMON | BAGGETT, LLC
3763 Rogers Bridge Road
Duluth, GA 30097
(678) 243-2512

THE LAW FIRM IS ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.

02/07, 02/14, 02/21, 02/29/18

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Thomas

Notice of Sale Under Power.
State of Georgia, County of LUMPKIN.

Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in a Deed to Secure Debt given by WAYNE EZEKIEL THOMAS to MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., ("MERS"), AS NOMINEE FOR MORTGAGE LENDERS OF AMERICA, LLC, ITS SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS , dated 09/05/2013, and Recorded on 09/06/2013 as Book No. 1257 and Page No. 559 573, AS AFFECTED BY BOOK 1358, PAGE 382, LUMPKIN County, Georgia records, as last assigned to JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION (the Secured Creditor), by assignment, conveying the after described property to secure a Note of even date in the original principal amount of $184,320.00, with interest at the rate specified therein, there will be sold by the undersigned at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash at the LUMPKIN County Courthouse within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in March, 2018, the following described property:

ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND LYING AND BEING IN LAND LOT 307 OF THE 5TH DISTRICT, 1ST SECTION, LUMPKIN COUNTY, GEORGIA, CONSISTING OF 10.20 ACRES, MORE OR LESS AND BEING MORE FULLY DESCRIBED AND DELINEATED ACCORDING TO A PLAT OF SURVEY PREPARED JANUARY 27, 1999 BY MARK E. CHASTAIN, GEORGIA REGISTERED LAND SURVEYOR, WHICH IS RECORDED IN PLAT CABINET ONE, SLIDE 26, PLAT 108, LUMPKIN COUNTY, GEORGIA RECORDS, WHICH PLAT IS INCORPORATED HEREIN AND MADE A PART HEREOF BY REFERENCE.

The debt secured by said Deed to Secure Debt 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 Deed to Secure Debt.

Because the debt remains in default, this sale will be made for the purpose of paying the same and all expenses of this sale, as provided in the Deed to Secure Debt and by law, including attorneys fees (notice of intent to collect attorneys fees having been given).

JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION holds the duly endorsed Note and is the current assignee of the Security Deed to the property. JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, acting on behalf of and, as necessary, in consultation with JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION (the current investor on the loan), is the entity with the full authority to negotiate, amend, and modify all terms of the loan. Pursuant to O.C.G.A. 44 14 162.2, JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION may be contacted at: JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, 3415 VISION DRIVE, COLUMBUS, OH 43219, 866 550 5705.

Please note that, pursuant to O.C.G.A. 44 14 162.2, the secured creditor is not required to amend or modify the terms of the loan.

To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party/parties in possession of the subject property known as 756 NIMBLEWILL CREEK RD, DAHLONEGA, GEORGIA 30533 is/are: WAYNE EZEKIEL THOMAS or tenant/tenants.

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) any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, and (c) all matters of record superior to the Deed to Secure Debt first set out above, including, but not limited to, assessments, liens, encumbrances, zoning ordinances, easements, restrictions, covenants, etc.

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 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.

JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION as Attorney in Fact for WAYNE EZEKIEL THOMAS. THIS LAW 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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Addison, Texas 75001
Telephone: (972) 341 5398.

02/07, 02/14, 02/21, 02/28/18

Legals

Odom

NOTICE OF LEVY AND SALE

Notice is hereby given that, under and by virtue of that certain Writ of Fieri Facias issued by the Magistrate Court of Lumpkin County, State of Georgia, in favor of Montaluce Community Association Inc against Regina Odom, which is recorded in Lien Book 88, Page 350, Lumpkin County Records, the Sheriff of Lumpkin County, Georgia, has levied upon the following described property of Regina Odom, to-wit:

All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in Land Lot 341, of the 12th District, 1st Section Lumpkin County, Georgia, and being Lot 24-D of Montalvina Subdivision Cottage Phase, as shown on a plat recorded in Plat Cabinet 1, Slide 150, Plats 192-195 in the office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Lumpkin County, Georgia, to which said plat is incorporated herein by reference and made a part hereof.

Said property is currently in the possession of the Regina Odom.

Said property will be sold for cash or certified funds at public outcry, before the courthouse door in Lumpkin County, Georgia, between the legal hours of sale, on the first Tuesday in March, 2018, the same being March 6, 2018, between the hours of 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM., and shall continue from day to day until the sale is complete.

The defendant has been notified of the levy and the time and place of sale.

Horne & Edelberg, P.C.
Lumpkin County Attorneys
PO Box 37
Dahlonega, GA 30533
706-864-7303

02/07, 02/14, 02/21, 02/28/18

Legals

APPLICATION FOR
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE
LICENSE

Joseph P. Hannan has applied with the Lumpkin County Board of Commissioners for an alcoholic beverage license for Barefoot Hills, LLC located at 7693 Highway 19 North, Dahlonega, GA 30533.

02/07, 02.17/18

Legals

LEGAL NOTICE OF SALE

The following units will be sold on
Saturday, February 17, 2018 at
10:00 a.m. for non-payment of storage fees.

Unit #21 - Frank Tessneer
Unit #22 - Frank Tessneer
Unit #35 - Frank Tessneer
Unit #44A - Frank Tessneer
Unit #18 - Adam Cory Long
Unit #20 - Justin Anthony
Unit #31 - Ashley Graham
Unit #32 - Jason Thomasson
Unit #38 - Sharon Britt

Units are sold as a whole for cash only. Contents must be removed promptly and units left broom clean. Owner reserves the right to withdraw any unit from sale.

ABS Mini Storage
Oak Grove Road
Dahlonega, GA 30533
706-867-1380

02/07, 02/14/18

Legals

IN THE PROBATE COURT
OF LUMPKIN COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA

IN RE: ESTATE OF
GEORGE ROBERT
AUFDERHEIDE II,
DECEASED
ESTATE NO. 2018/14

LETTERS TESTAMENTARY
[Relived of Filing returns]

At a regular term of Probate Court, the Last Will and Testament dated 07/31/2016 of the about named Decedent, who was domiciled in the County at the time of his or her death, or was domiciled in another state but owned property in this County at the time of his or her death, was legally proven in Solemn Form to be the Decedent's Will and was admitted to record by order, and it was further ordered that Thomas R. Mathews Jr, named as Executor(s) in said Will, be allowed to qualify, and that upon so doing, Letters Testamentary be issued to such Executor(s).

THEREFORE, the said Executor(s), having taking the oath of office and complied with all necessary prerequisites of the law, is/are legally authorized to discharged all the duties and exercise all powers of Executor(s) under the Will of said Deceased, according to the Decedent's Will and the law.

Given under my hadn and official sea, the 29th day of January, 2018.

Michael A. Chastain
Judge of the Probate Court

02/07, 02/14, 02/21, 02/28/18

Legals

Davis

IN THE PROBATE COURT
OF LUMPKIN COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA

IN RE:
KATHY MARLEENE PORTER DAVIS
DECEASED
ESTATE NO. 2016-112

NOTICE OF PETITION
TO FILE FOR A YEAR'S SUPPORT

The Petition of Jimmy Rufe Davis, for a year's support from the estate of Kathy Marleene Porter Davis, 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 arch 5, 2018, 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. All objections should be worn to before a notary public or before a Probate Court Clerk. If any objections re filed, a hearing will scheduled at a later date. If no objections are filed the Petition may be granted without a hearing.

Michael A. Chastain
Judge of the Probate Court

By: Shelley Wilson
Clerk of the Probate Court
325 Riley Road, Room 122
Dahlonega, Georgia 30533
706-864-3847

02/07, 02/14, 02/21, 02/28/18

Legals

Hillis

NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS
GEORGIA
LUMPKIN COUNTY

RE: ESTATE OF
JOHN MARK HILLIS

All creditors of the Estate of JOHN MARK HILLIS, deceased, late of Lumpkin 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 us.

This 2nd day of February, 2018.

Amy Hope Goodwin Hillis
Executor, Estate of John Mark Hillis
c/o Mr. William D. Rhoads
Attorney at Law
Smith, Gilliam, Williams & Miles, P.A.
P.O. Box 1098
Gainesville, Georgia 30503
(770) 536-3381

02/07, 02/14, 02/21, 02/28/18

Legals

Van Buren

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF
LUMPKIN COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA

IN RE: ESTATE OF
SHANNA VAN BUREN
DECEASED
ESTATE NO. 2016-117

NOTICE
For Discharge from Office
and all Liability]

IN RE: Petition for Discharge of Personal Representative

TO: All and singular the heirs of said Decedent, the beneficiaries under the will 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 February 26, 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. 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.

Michael A. Chastain
Judge of the Probate Court

By: Shelley Wilson
Clerk of the Probate Court
325 Riley Road, Room 122
Dahlonega, Georgia 30533

02/14/18

Legals

Standridge

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF
LUMPKIN COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA

IN RE: ESTATE OF
CAROLYN WHATLEY STANDRIDGE
DECEASED
ESTATE NO. 2016-57

NOTICE
[For Discharge from
Office and all Liability]

IN RE: Petition for Discharge of Personal Representative

TO: All and singular the heirs of said Decedent, the beneficiaries under the will 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 February 26, 2108.

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. 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.

Michael A. Chastain
Judge of the Probate Court

By: Shelley Wilson
Clerk of the Probate Court
325 Riley Road, Room 122
Dahlonega, Georgia 30533

02/14/18

Legals

Cheek

NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS

IN RE: ESTATE OF RUSSELL ALLAN CHEEK. All creditors of the estate of RUSSELL ALLAN CHEEK, late of Lumpkin County, deceased, are hereby notified to render in their demands to the undersigned according to law, and all persons indebted to law, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment.

THIS 8th day of February, 2018.

/s/ Brad StephensGeorgia Bar no. 661303
Attorney for Debra Evans

Prepared by:
Brad Stephens, Esq.
118 Forrest Avenue
Cartersville, GA 30120
770-334-2704

02/14, 02/21, 02/28, 03/07/18

Legals

Ayers

NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF LUMPKIN

All creditors of the Estate of Jerry A. Ayers, deceased, late of said county and state, 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 us.

This 9th day of February, 2018.

Karen McKee
Administrator
4105 Cherokee Trail
Gainesville, GA 30504

02/14, 02/21, 02/28, 03/07/18

Legals

Cates

IN THE PROBATE COURT
OF LUMPKIN COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA

IN RE: ESTATE OF
LARRY LANE CATES,
DECEASED
ESTATE NO. 2018-26

PETITION FOR
LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION
NOTICE

To whom it may concern:

Wetaunah Ann Cates has petitioned to be appointed Administrator of the estate of Larry Lane Cates, 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 field with the Court on or before March 12, 2018.

BE NOTIFIED FURTHER: All objections should be worn to before a notary public or before a Probate Court Clerk. If any objections are filed, a hearing will be scheduled at a later date. If no objections are field, the Petition may be granted without a hearing.

Michael A. Chastain
Judge of the Probate Court

By: Shelley Wilson
Clerk of the Probate Court
325 Riley Road, Room 122
Dahlonega, Georgia 30533
706-864-3847

02/14, 02/21, 02/28, 03/07/18

Legals

Hancock

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF
LUMPKIN COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA

IN RE: ESTATE OF
MARSHA BOOTH HANCOCK,
DECEASED
ESTATE NO. 2018-22

PETITION FOR
LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION
NOTICE

To whom it may concern:

Stacie Goodman has petitioned to be appointed Administrator of the estate of Marsha Booth Hancock, 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 12, 2018.

BE NOTIFIED FURTHER: All objections should be sworn to before a notary public or before a Probate Court Clerk. 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.

Michael A. Chastain
Judge of the Probate Court

By: Shelley Wilson
Clerk of the Probate Court
325 Riley Road, Room 122
Dahlonega, Georgia 30533

02/14, 02/21, 02/28, 03/07/18

Legals

Cook

NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF LUMPKIN

All creditors of the Estate of Willie E. Cook, deceased, late of said county and state, 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 us.

This 5th day of February, 2018.

Kathleen Wimpy
3973 Old Dahlonega Highway
Dahlonega, GA 30533

02/14, 02/21, 02/28, 03/07/18

The Dahlonega Nugget

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 36,
Dahlonega, GA 30533

Phone: 706-864-3613
Fax: 706-864-5812