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BREWER
NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS
IN RE: Estate of Lillian F. Brewer
All creditors of the Estate of Lillian F. Brewer, late of Habersham County, Georgia, deceased, 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. This 12th day of December, 2017.
s/Judy Freeland Turner
Administrator
Judy Freeland Turner
2775 Pioneer Court
Chamblee, GA 30341
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BROWN
NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS
IN RE: Estate of Donald Ray Brown
All creditors of the Estate of Donald Ray Brown, late of Habersham County, Georgia, deceased, 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. This 13th day of December, 2017.
s/Jewell L Brown
Executor
Jewell L Brown
858 Trotter Road
Clarkesville, GA 30523
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GARNER
NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS
IN RE: Estate of Earnest Floyd Garner
All creditors of the Estate of Earnest Floyd Garner, late of Habersham County, Georgia, deceased, 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. This 12th day of December, 2017.
s/Sandra Bowen Garner
Executor
Sandra Bowen Garner
3630 B.C. Grant Road
Cornelia, GA 30531
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IN THE STATE COURT
OF HABERSHAM COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
UNITED COMMUNITY BANK,
Plaintiff,
CIVIL ACTION FILE NO. 17-ST-116
vs.
CHARLIE ROBERT HOLLAND, JR.,
Defendant.
NOTICE OF SUMMONS
TO:Defendant Charlie Robert Holland, Jr.:
You are hereby notified that the Petition for Writ of Possession was filed in above said Court on November 8, 2017, and that by reason of an Order Granting Service by Publication entered by the Court on December 5, 2017 you are hereby commanded and required to file with the Clerk of said Court and serve upon Matthew D. Skilling, Petitioners Attorney, whose address is Sanders, Ranck & Skilling, P.C., P.O. Box 1005, Toccoa, Georgia 30577, an Answer to the Petition within thirty (30) days of January 10, 2017 which is the last date that this Notice of Summons shall publish. If you fail to do so, Judgment by Default will be taken against you for the relief demanded in the Petition wherein the Writ of Possession shall be granted. Witness the Honorable M. Steven Campbell, Judge of said court.
Witness the Honorable M. Steven Campbell, Judge of said Court.
This 14th day of December, 2017.
/s/ David C. Wall
Honorable David C. Wall
Clerk, State Court of Habersham County
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JONES
NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS
IN RE:
Estate of Hettie Lou Loggins Jones
All creditors of the Estate of Hettie Lou Loggins Jones, late of Habersham County, Georgia, deceased, 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. This 11th day of December, 2017.
s/John Louis Jones, Jr.
Administrator
John Louis Jones, Jr.
PO Box 193
Cornelia, GA 30531
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MORGANA
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF HABERSHAM COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
In re the Name Change of:
Ariana Marie Morgana,
Petitioner.
Civil Action Case Number
17CV0597RS
NOTICE OF PETITION TO CHANGE NAME OF ADULT
Ariana Marie Morgana filed a petition in the Habersham County Superior Court on December 12, 2017, to change the name from Ariana Marie Morgana to Elian Rowan Morgana.
Any interested party has the right to appear in this case and file objections within 30 days after the Petition was filed.
Dated: 12/12/17
s/ Ariana Morgana
Petitioner, Pro se
Ariana Morgana
6625 New Liberty Rd
Clarkesville, Georgia 30523
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MOORE
NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS
IN RE: Estate of
Barbara Fern Morrison Moore
All creditors of the Estate of Barbara Fern Morrison Moore, late of Habersham County, Georgia, deceased, 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. This 11th day of December, 2017.
s/John Eugene Moore
Executor
John Eugene Moore
3434 West Elmwood Circle
Snellville, GA 30078
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RAMSEY
NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS
IN RE: Estate of Nadene C. Ramsey
All creditors of the Estate of Nadene C. Ramsey, late of Habersham County, Georgia, deceased, 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. This 12th day of December, 2017.
s/Keith G. Ramsey
Executor
Keith G. Ramsey
4432 Highway 115
Demorest, GA 30535
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SMELCER
NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS
IN RE: Estate of Bobby Joe Smelcer
All creditors of the Estate of Bobby Joe Smelcer, late of Habersham County, Georgia, deceased, 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. This 13th day of December, 2017.
s/Lisa Jan Smelcer Harper
Executor
Lisa Jan Smelcer Harper
2550 Level Grove Road
Cornelia, GA 30531
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SMITH
NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF HABERSHAM
IN RE: ESTATE OF GEORGE LEWIS SMITH, DECEASED
All creditors of the Estate of GEORGE LEWIS SMITH, deceased, late of Habersham County, are hereby notified to render their demands to the undersigned according to law, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment to the undersigned.
This 12TH day of December, 2017.
BONNIE SUE FRANKLIN SMITH,
Executor of the
Estate of George Lewis Smith
By Jennifer L.Thacker
Attorney for Estate
Adams, Ellard & Frankum, P.C.
P.O. Box 82
Clarkesville, GA 30523
(706) 754-2171
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CHASTAIN
IN THE PROBATE COURT
OF HABERSHAM COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF
TERRY DWIGHT CHASTAIN,
DECEASED
ESTATE NO: 6782-58
PETITION FOR LETTERS
OF ADMINISTRATION
NOTICE
TO: ALL HEIRS KNOWN AND UNKNOWN
and to whom it may concern:
JANICE CHASTAIN JUSTUS has petitioned for HERSELF to be appointed Administrator of the estate of TERRY DWIGHT CHASTAIN 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 January 12, 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.
PAMELA F. WOOLEY
Judge of the Probate Court
By:s/Katherine Underwood
Clerk of the Probate Court
295 LLEWELLYN STREET, UNIT 24
CLARKESVILLE, GA 30523
706-839-0320
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HORTON
NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS
IN RE:
Estate of William Dudley Horton
All creditors of the Estate of William Dudley Horton, late of Habersham County, Georgia, deceased, 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. This 19th day of December, 2017.
s/William David Horton
Administrator
William David Horton
1406 Amy's Creek Road
Clarkesville, GA 30523
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SIMS
IN THE PROBATE COURT COUNTY OF HABERSHAM
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF DORIS C. SIMS,
DECEASED
ESTATE NO. 6784-58
PETITION FOR LETTERS
OF ADMINISTRATION
NOTICE
DEBORAH S. ETHERIDGE, has petitioned for HERSELF to be appointed Administrator of the estate of DORIS C. SIMS 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 before JANUARY 26TH, 2018.
BE NOTIFIED FURTHER: All objections to the Petition must be in writing, setting forth the grounds of any such objections. All objections must 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 late date. If no objections are filed, the petition may be granted without a hearing.
PAMELA F. WOOLEY
Judge of the Probate Court
By: s/Katherine Underwood
Clerk the Probate Court
295 LLEWELLYN STREET, UNIT 024
CLARKESVILLE, GA 30523
706-839-0320
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DAYTON
NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS
ESTATE OF ROGER STARLING DAYTON
All creditors of the Estate of ROGER STARLING DAYTON, late of Habersham County, Georgia, deceased, 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. This 27th day of December, 2017.
s/Tara Lesley Dayton &
s/Kristia L. Satterfield
Executors
Tara Lesley Dayton
PO Box 341
Mt. Airy, GA 30563
Kristia L. Satterfield
210 Faulkner St.
Cleveland, GA 30528
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JOHNSON
NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS
GEORGIA, HABERSHAM COUNTY.
Nancy H. Johnson has qualified as Personal Representative of the Estate of Chipley Hugh Johnson, deceased. All creditors of the Estate of Chipley Hugh Johnson, deceased, late of Habersham County, are hereby notified to render in their demands to the said Nancy H. Johnson, Personal Representative, according to law, and all persons indebted to said Estate are required to make immediate payment to the said Nancy H. Johnson.
This 27th day of December, 2017.
Nancy H. Johnson
Personal Representative of the Estate of Chipley Hugh Johnson, Deceased
Janney E. Sanders
Sanders, Ranck & Skilling, P.C.
P. O. Box 1005
Toccoa, GA 30577
706-886-7533
Attorneys for Nancy H. Johnson
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The City of Demorest Planning Commission will hear the following requests on January 25, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. at 125 Ivy Street, Demorest, Georgia 30535 and the Demorest City Council shall hear the requests on February 6, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at the same place:
Application for Annexation and Rezoning:
081 021- Property located at 1056 Historic Hwy. 441, Demorest, GA. CD II Properties LLC has made a request to annex property into the City of Demorest and to rezone the property from (HI) High Intensity District to (HI) High Intensity performance district. The Habersham County tax parcel number for this property is 081 021.
081 018- Property located at 1056 Historic Hwy. 441, Demorest, GA. CD II Properties LLC has made a request to annex property into the City of Demorest and to rezone the property from (HI) High Intensity District to (HI) High Intensity performance district. The Habersham County tax parcel number for this property is 081 018.
081 023- Property located at 1056 Historic Hwy. 441, Demorest, GA. CD II Properties LLC has made a request to annex property into the City of Demorest and to rezone the property from (HI) High Intensity District to (HI) High Intensity performance district. The Habersham County tax parcel number for this property is 081 023.
081 034- Property located at Historic Hwy. 441, Demorest, GA. Myfamilyland LLC has made a request to annex property into the City of Demorest and to rezone the property from (HI) High Intensity District to (HI) High Intensity performance district. The Habersham County tax parcel number for this property is 081 034.
081 072- Property located at 929 Historic Hwy. 441, Demorest, GA. A-1 Auto Sales of Demorest has made a request to annex property into the City of Demorest and to rezone the property from (HI) High Intensity District to (HI) High Intensity performance district. The Habersham County tax parcel number for this property is 081 072.
081 073A- Property located at 929 Historic Hwy. 441, Demorest, GA. A-1 Auto Sales of Demorest has made a request to annex property into the City of Demorest and to rezone the property from (HI) High Intensity District to (HI) High Intensity performance district. The Habersham County tax parcel number for this property is 081 073A.
080 070- Property located at Charlie Batson Dr., Demorest, GA. Davis and Deane Enterprises Inc. has made a request to annex property into the City of Demorest and to rezone the property from (HI) High Intensity District to (HI) High Intensity performance district. The Habersham County tax parcel number for this property is 081 070.
080 070A- Property located at 929 Historic Hwy. 441, Demorest, GA. Davis and Deane Enterprises Inc. has made a request to annex property into the City of Demorest and to rezone the property from (HI) High Intensity District to (HI) High Intensity performance district. The Habersham County tax parcel number for this property is 081 070A.
080 073B- Property located at 929 Historic Hwy. 441, Demorest, GA. Davis and Deane Enterprises Inc. has made a request to annex property into the City of Demorest and to rezone the property from (HI) High Intensity District to (HI) High Intensity performance district. The Habersham County tax parcel number for this property is 081 073B.
081 019- Property located at 1010 Historic Hwy. 441, Demorest, GA. Yonah Insurance Agency Inc. has made a request to annex property into the City of Demorest and to rezone the property from (HI) High Intensity District to (HI) High Intensity performance district. The Habersham County tax parcel number for this property is 081 019.
081 020- Property located at 1010 Historic Hwy. 441, Demorest, GA. Yonah Insurance Agency Inc. has made a request to annex property into the City of Demorest and to rezone the property from (HI) High Intensity District to (HI) High Intensity performance district. The Habersham County tax parcel number for this property is 081 020.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding these applications or need special accommodations, then please contact Kristi Shead, City Manager, at 706.778.4202. All interested parties are invited to attend and be heard.
If you want to speak in favor or opposition to any application, then please contact City Hall for a Campaign Disclosure Form that must be completed and filed with the City Clerk before the hearing if you have made campaign contributions in the amount of $250.00 or more to any member of the City Council within two years before the date of the hearing.
Marlena Sosebee
City Clerk, City of Demorest
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NOTICE OF CORPORATION
NAME CHANGE
Notice is given that articles of amendment that change the name of Georgia Communications Cooperative, Inc. to Georgia Communications Corporation have been delivered to the Secretary of State for filing in accordance with the Georgia Nonprofit Corporation Code. The registered office of the corporation is located at 6135 State Higheay 115, Suite 1B, Clarkesville, Georgia 30523.
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BURTON
NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER,
HABERSHAM COUNTY
Pursuant to the Power of Sale contained in a Security Deed given by William E. Burton to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for Habersham Bank dated 11/20/2003 and recorded in Deed Book 631 Page 423 Habersham County, Georgia records; as last transferred to or acquired by Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae), a corporation organized and existing under the laws of the United States of America, conveying the after-described property to secure a Note in the original principal amount of $ 88,000.00, with interest at the rate specified therein, there will be sold by the undersigned at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the Courthouse door of Habersham County, Georgia (or such other area as designated by Order of the Superior Court of said county), within the legal hours of sale on February 06, 2018 (being the first Tuesday of said month unless said date falls on a Federal Holiday, in which case being the first Wednesday of said month), the following described property:
All that tract or parcel of land situate lying and being in Land Lot 8 of the 12th Land District of Habersham County, Georgia, containing 1.50 acres, more or less, as shown on a plat of survey prepared for William Burton by Max Lewallen, RS, dated April 30, 1997, recorded in Plat Book 42, Page 244A, in the office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Habersham County, Georgia, said plat being referred to and incorporated herein for a more complete description.
Together with a non-exclusive easement for ingress and egress to and from the above described property via the course of an existing gravel drive leading to Hazel Creek Road, a County Road, as shown on the plat referred to above.
Also: All that tract or parcel of land situate, lying and being in Land Lot 8 of the 12th Land District of Habersham County, Georgia, containing 1.00 acres, more or less, as shown on a plat of survey prepared for Richard Burton and William Burton by Max Lewallen, RS, dated August 19, 1995 recorded in Plat Book 38, Page 143, in the office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Habersham County, Georgia, said plat being referred to and incorporated herein for a more complete description.
Subject to other restrictions, reservations, easements and rights-of-way of record, if any.
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 attorneys fees (notice of intent to collect attorneys fees having been given).
Said property is commonly known as 154 Evergreen Trail, , Mount Airy, GA 30563 together with all fixtures and personal property attached to and constituting a part of said property, if any. To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party (or parties) in possession of the subject property is (are): William E. Burton or tenant or tenants.
Seterus, Inc. is the entity or individual designated who shall have full authority to negotiate, amend and modify all terms of the mortgage.
Seterus, Inc.
Loss Mitigation
PO Box 4121
Beaverton, OR 97076-4121
866.570.5277
Note, however, that such entity or individual is not required by law to negotiate, amend or modify the terms of the loan.
Said property will be sold subject to: (a) any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien, but not yet due and payable), (b) unpaid water or sewage bills that constitute a lien against the property whether due and payable or not yet due and payable and which may not be of record, (c) the right of redemption of any taxing authority, (d) any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, and (e) any assessments, liens, encumbrances, zoning ordinances, restrictions, covenants, and matters of record superior to the Security Deed first set out above.
The sale will be conducted subject to (1) confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code; and (2) final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan with the holder of the Security Deed. Pursuant to O.C.G.A. Section 9-13-172.1, which allows for certain procedures regarding the rescission of judicial and non-judicial sales in the State of Georgia, the Deed Under Power and other foreclosure documents may not be provided until final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan as provided immediately above.
Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae), a corporation organized and existing under the laws of the United States of America as agent and Attorney in Fact for William E. Burton
Aldridge Pite, LLP,
15 Piedmont Center,
3575 Piedmont Road, N.E., Suite 500,
Atlanta, Georgia 30305,
(404) 994-7637.
1168-4890A
THIS LAW FIRM MAY BE ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. 1168-4890A
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FERGUSON
IN THE PROBATE COURT
OF HABERSHAM COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE:
CHAPELLA FERGUSON,
DECEASED
ESTATE NO. 6790-59
NOTICE OF PETITION TO FILE
FOR YEARS SUPPORT
The Petition of WILLIAM (BILL) GRADY FERGUSON, for a years support from the estate of CHAPELLA FERGUSON, Deceased, for Decedents Surviving Spouse, having been duly filed, all interested persons are hereby notified to show cause, if any they have, on or before FEBRUARY 2, 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 sworn 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.
PAMELA F. WOOLEY
Judge of the Probate Court
By:s/Katherine Underwood
Clerk of the Probate Court
295 LLEWELLYN STREET, UNIT 024
CLARKESVILLE, GA 30523
706-839-0320
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NOTICE OF INTENT TO FORM
A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY
Notice is given that Articles of Organization which will form a Limited Liability Company of THEA GRIZZLE, LLC, have been delivered to the Secretary of State for filing in accordance with the Georgia Business Corporation Code. The initial registered office of the Limited Liability Company shall be located at 322 Teakwood Drive, Post Office Box 263, Alto, Georgia 30510 and its initial registered agent at such address is Thea A. Grizzle.
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KEMP
NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER
GEORGIA, HABERSHAM 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 Eugene S Kemp, III and Miranda F Kemp to First Franklin Financial, A Division of National City Bank Indiana, dated September 21, 2004, recorded in Deed Book 673, Page 850, Habersham County, Georgia Records, as last transferred to Deutsche Bank National Trust Company as Trustee for the certificateholders of The First Franklin Mortgage Loan Trust 2005-FFA, Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2005-FFA by assignment recorded in Deed Book 1150, Page 326, Habersham County, Georgia Records, conveying the after-described property to secure a Note in the original principal amount of SIXTEEN THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED AND 0/100 DOLLARS ($16,200.00), 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 Habersham 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 February, 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. Deutsche Bank National Trust Company as Trustee for the certificateholders of The First Franklin Mortgage Loan Trust 2005-FFA, Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2005-FFA 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 Eugene S Kemp, III and Miranda F Kemp or a tenant or tenants and said property is more commonly known as 401 Wright Street, Alto, Georgia 30510.
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. Deutsche Bank National Trust Company as Trustee for the certificateholders of The First Franklin Mortgage Loan Trust 2005-FFA, Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2005-FFA
as Attorney in Fact for
Eugene S Kemp, III a
nd Miranda F Kemp
McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC
1544 Old Alabama Road
Roswell, Georgia 30076
www.foreclosurehotline.net
EXHIBIT A
All that tract or parcel of land together with improvements thereon lying and being in Land Lots 195 and 196 of the 10th Land District, Habersham County, Georgia, being designated as Tract B, containing 1.99 acres, as shown on plat by Richard E. Nutt, RLS, dated July 1997 recorded in Plat book 43, Page 15, in the office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Habersham County, Georgia, which said plat is incorporated herein by reference and made a part of this description. Being the same property as that conveyed by Limited and Special Warranty Deed from Fannie Mae a/k/a Federal National Mortgage Association to Richard Guy Manning dated April 26, 2004 recorded in Deed Book 652, page 848, Habersham County records. Subject to all easements, restrictions, reservations and right-of-way of record, if any. MR/tdixon 2/6/18
Our file no. 5260417 - FT1
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PARHAM
IN THE PROBATE COURT
OF HABERSHAM COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF
JANET ELAINE THOMASON PARHAM,
DECEASED
ESTATE NO: 6788-59
PETITION FOR LETTERS
OF ADMINISTRATION
NOTICE
To WHOM IT MAY CONCERN
JERRY HOWARD THOMASON has petitioned for HIMSELF to be appointed Administrator of the estate of JANET ELAINE THOMASON PARHAM 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 2, 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.
PAMELA F. WOOLEY
Judge of the Probate Court
By:s/Katherine Underwood
Clerk of the Probate Court
295 LLEWELLYN STREET, UNIT 24
CLARKESVILLE, GA 30523
706-839-0320
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MORALES
NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER,
HABERSHAM COUNTY
Pursuant to the Power of Sale contained in a Security Deed given by Aaron Morales to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as a nominee for BSM FINANCIAL, L.P. DBA BROKERSOURCE dated 9/28/2006 and recorded in Deed Book 775 Page 404 Habersham County, Georgia records; as last transferred to or acquired by JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, conveying the after-described property to secure a Note in the original principal amount of $ 54,150.00, with interest at the rate specified therein, there will be sold by the undersigned at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the Courthouse door of Habersham County, Georgia (or such other area as designated by Order of the Superior Court of said county), within the legal hours of sale on February 06, 2018 (being the first Tuesday of said month unless said date falls on a Federal Holiday, in which case being the first Wednesday of said month), the following described property:
All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in Land Lots 45 and 52 of the 13th Land District of Habersham County, Georgia and being known as Lot 6 of Crystalwood Estates Subdivision, as shown and depicted on that certain subdivision Plat of Survey, recorded in Plat Book 48, Page 293 of the Habersham County, Georgia Plat Records, which plat is incorporated herein by referenced and made a part hereof for a more complete and accurate description of the property conveyed.
Together with an immovable and permanent fixture attached thereto, a 2001 Pioneer 23 X 48 Manufactured Homes, Serial Number(s) PH1220GA18431AB.
Map and Parcel No.: 097-095G
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 attorneys fees (notice of intent to collect attorneys fees having been given).
Said property is commonly known as 674 Hank Fry Rd, , Clarkesville, GA 30523 together with all fixtures and personal property attached to and constituting a part of said property, if any. To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party (or parties) in possession of the subject property is (are): Aaron Morales or tenant or tenants.
JPMorgan Chase Bank, NA is the entity or individual designated who shall have full authority to negotiate, amend and modify all terms of the mortgage.
JPMorgan Chase Bank, NA
Homeowner's Assistance Department
3415 Vision Drive
Columbus, Ohio 43219
1-866-550-5705
Note, however, that such entity or individual is not required by law to negotiate, amend or modify the terms of the loan.
Said property will be sold subject to: (a) any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien, but not yet due and payable), (b) unpaid water or sewage bills that constitute a lien against the property whether due and payable or not yet due and payable and which may not be of record, (c) the right of redemption of any taxing authority, (d) any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, and (e) any assessments, liens, encumbrances, zoning ordinances, restrictions, covenants, and matters of record superior to the Security Deed first set out above.
The sale will be conducted subject to (1) confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code; and (2) final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan with the holder of the Security Deed. Pursuant to O.C.G.A. Section 9-13-172.1, which allows for certain procedures regarding the rescission of judicial and non-judicial sales in the State of Georgia, the Deed Under Power and other foreclosure documents may not be provided until final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan as provided immediately above.
JPMorgan Chase Bank,
National Association a
s agent and Attorney in Fact for
Aaron Morales
Aldridge Pite, LLP,
15 Piedmont Center,
3575 Piedmont Road, N.E., Suite 500,
Atlanta, Georgia 30305, (
404) 994-7637.
1031-800A
THIS LAW FIRM MAY BE ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. 1031-800A
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SMITH
NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER
GEORGIA, HABERSHAM 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 Jodi M. Smith to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for Homestar Financial Corp., its successors and assigns, dated July 27, 2012, recorded in Deed Book 996, Page 722, Habersham County, Georgia Records, as last transferred to JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association by assignment recorded in Deed Book 1153, Page 136, Habersham County, Georgia Records, conveying the after-described property to secure a Note in the original principal amount of ONE HUNDRED SIXTY-ONE THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED TWENTY-FOUR AND 0/100 DOLLARS ($161,224.00), 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 Habersham 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 February, 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. JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association 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: JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, 3415 Vision Drive, Columbus, OH 43219 800-446-8939.
To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party in possession of the property is Jodi M. Smith or a tenant or tenants and said property is more commonly known as 200 Indian Path Drive, Clarkesville, Georgia 30523. 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.
JPMorgan Chase Bank,
National Association
as Attorney in Fact for
Jodi M. Smith
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 4 and 45 of the 13th Land District of Habersham County, Georgia, and being designated as Tract #1B containing 2.48 acres, more or less, as shown on a Plat of Survey prepared for James Whitlow by Samuel L. Duvall, RLS dated July 25, 2001, and recorded among Habersham County, Georgia Records in Plat Book 50, Page 300, said plat being incorporated herein by reference for a more full and complete description. MR/ttg 2/6/18
Our file no. 5495516 - FT3
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WARD
NOTICE
(For Discharge from Office
and all Liability)
PROBATE COURT OF
HABERSHAM COUNTY
RE: PETITION OF Casey Coker & Chad Coker
FOR DISCHARGE AS Executors OF THE ESTATE OF Mary Frances Ward, DECEASED.
To: All and singular the heirs of said decedent, 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 January 25, 2018
BE NOTIFIED FURTHER: All objections to the petition must be in writing, setting forth the grounds of any such objections. All pleadings/objections must be signed before a notary public or before a probate court clerk, and filing fees must be tendered with your pleadings/objections, unless you qualify to file as an indigent party. Contact probate court personnel at the following address/telephone number for the required amount of filing fees. If any objections are filed, a hearing will be scheduled at a later date. If no objections are filed, the petition may be granted without a hearing.
s/Pamela F. Wooley
PROBATE JUDGE
By: s/Katherine Underwood
PROBATE CLERK/DEPUTY CLERK
295 Llewellyn St., Unit 024
Clarkesville, GA 30523
706-839-0320
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IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF HABERSHAM COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
Mountain Judicial Circuit
STATE OF GEORGIA,
ex rel
GEORGE R. CHRISTIAN
DISTRICT ATTORNEY,
MOUNTAIN JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
Plaintiff,
vs
$20,000.00 (Twenty thousand dollars in U.S.
Currency),
Defendants in rem,
RE: PROPERTY OF
CANG THANH LUU
TRUNG MINH NGUYEN
Purported Owner(s)/lnterest Holders
Book Page Recorded
CIVIL ACTION NO.
16CV0497
COMPLAINT FOR FORFEITURE
COMES NOW, the STATE OF GEORGIA, by and through Benjamin Green, Assistant District Attorney on behalf of George Christian, District Attorney of the Mountain Judicial Circuit, pursuant to the provisions of O.C.G.A. 16-13-49, and shows this Court the following:
1.
The property sought to be forfeited is described in the heading of this Complaint as Defendant in rem, and is referred to as "the property."
2.
The property is presently in the custody of the Habersham County Sheriff's Office. Venue and jurisdiction are proper with this Court pursuant to O.C.G.A. 16-14-7 (d) and O.C.G.A. 9-16-3, as the property is located in Habersham County.
3.
On or about, 26th day of August, 2016 (the date of seizure), the Purported Interest Holders were traveling on Hwy. 365 southbound in Habersham County when their vehicle was stopped by law enforcement for failing to maintain lane. The smell of alcohol emanated from the vehicle. Trung Nguyen, the driver, advised that he had consumed alcohol on the prior date. Cang Luu, appeared to be asleep but was caught peeking at the officer and then quickly closing his eyes again. A Terry pat-down and DUI investigation was conducted. A large portion of the property at issue was discovered. The passenger gave a false name to law enforcement. An inventory search was conducted and methamphetamine was discovered. Both potential claimants gave vastly contradictory stories about where the large amount of cash came from.
5.
The property is contraband and subject to forfeiture to the State pursuant to the provisions of O.C.G.A. 16-13-49, in that the property was derived from or realized through a violation of the Georgia Controlled Substances Act.
6.
Purported interest holders are as follows: Cang Thanh Luu- 898 Cross Creek Way, Lawerenceville, GA 30393 and Trung Minh Nguyen- 6560 Glacer Run, Norcoss, GA 30093.
7.
Both potential claimants were arrested and charged with violating the Georgia Controlled Substances Act.
WHEREFORE, the STATE OF GEORGIA prays:
1. That all purported owners and interest holders listed herein be personally served with a copy of the Complaint and Summons;
2. That a hearing be held within sixty (60) days after service of the Complaint;
3. That the Court enter judgement in favor of the State declaring the property contraband and forfeited to the State;
4. That the Court order any claimant who fails to establish that a substantial portion of the claimant's interest is exempt from forfeiture pay to the State of Georgia the reasonable costs relating to disproving the claim which costs were incurred by the State, including costs for investigation, prosecution, and attorney's fees;
5. That the Court retain jurisdiction to direct the proper distribution of the property in accordance with O.C.G.A. 16-14-7;
6. That the State of Georgia be afforded such other relief and remedies available under law;
7. And the State further prays for due process to enforce the forfeiture.
This the 15th day of September, 2016.
Respectfully submitted,
s/Benjamin Green
Benjamin Green
Assistant District Attorney
Georgia Bar No. 939582
Mountain Judicial Circuit
70 N. Alexander Street
Suite 208
Toccoa, GA 30577
706-886-7920, Fax: 706-886-035

STATE COURT OF GEORGIA
HABERSHAM COUNTY
VERIFICATION
The undersigned, Ben Green, after being duly sworn on oath deposes and says that based upon personal knowledge and belief that the facts contained in the "Complaint for Forfeiture" are true and correct to the best of his knowledge.
This 15th day of September, 2016.
s/Ben Green
Ben Green
Assistant District Attorney
Mountain Judicial Circuit
Sworn to and subscribed before
me this 15th day of September, 2016.
s/Patricia B. Irvin
Notary Public
Commission expires 11/26/16

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF HABERSHAM COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
Mountain Judicial Circuit
STATE OF GEORGIA,
ex rel
GEORGE R. CHRISTIAN
DISTRICT ATTORNEY,
MOUNTAIN JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
Plaintiff,
vs
$20,000.00 (Twenty thousand dollars in U.S.
Currency),
Defendants in rem,
RE: PROPERTY OF
CANG THANH LUU
TRUNG MINH NGUYEN
Purported Owner(s)/lnterest Holders
CIVIL ACTION NO.
16CV0497
SUMMONS
You are hereby summoned and required to file with the Clerk of said Court and serve upon the Plaintiff's attorney, whose name and address is:
George R Christian
295 Llewellyn Street
Suite 250
Clarkesville, GA 30523
706-839-0370
an Answer to the Complaint which is herewith served upon you, within thirty (30) days after service of this Summons upon you, exclusive of the day of service. If you fail to do so, judgment pursuant to O.C.GA 16-14-7 will be taken for the relief demanded in the Complaint.
This the 22 day of September, 2016.
David Wall
Clerk of Superior Court
By: s/David C. Wall
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DELINQUENT PROPERTY
TAX SALE
Under and by virtue of certain tax Fi. Fa.s issued by the Tax Commissioner of Habersham County, Georgia, in favor of the State of Georgia and County of Habersham County, against the following named persons and the property as described next to their respective name(s). There will be sold for cash or certified funds at public outcry, before the Courthouse door in Clarkesville, Habersham County, Georgia, between the legal hours of sale, on the first Tuesday in February, 2018, the same being February 6th, 2018, and continuing on February 7th, 2018, if necessary between the legal hours of sale, 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM. The below listed and described properties, or as much thereof as will satisfy the State and County tax execution on the respective individual and property. The property (ies) hereinafter described have been levied on as the property of the persons whose names immediately precede the property description. Each of the respective parcels of property are located in Habersham County, State of Georgia. The years for which said Fi. Fa.s are issued and levied are stated opposite the name of the owner in each case. Each defendant and tenant in possession, if applicable, has been notified of levy time and place of sale. Purchaser shall pay for title, all transfer costs, all taxes, advertising costs and recording fees. Any mobile home(s) situated on the parcels are excluded from sale unless otherwise noted. Any mobile home included will be considered a fixture of the property. All redemption rights given to the land will apply to the mobile home.

Map & Parcel:033125B
Defendant in Fi Fa:Harden, Beverly C. & Harden, Ronald C.
Current Record Holder:Harden, Beverly C. & Harden, Ronald C.
CRH Address:579 Church Street
Marietta, GA 30060
Amount Due: $ 3,109.56
Tax Years Due:2017, 2016, 2015
Deed Book: 872/394
Legal Description:All that tract of land being in the: State of Georgia, County of Habersham, Land Lots 28 &29, 11th District, being 7.20 acres, more or less. Being Tract 2. As shown in Plat Book 58, Page 217. Or as further described in Deed Book 872, Page 394.
Being known as Tax Map & Parcel 033125B, Habersham County, Georgia.

June M. Black
Habersham County Tax Commissioner
Ex Officio Sheriff

* Deed Book: Refers to Deed Records located in the Habersham County Courthouse, Clerk of Superior Courts Office where property is more fully described. 4C 2 26
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FUNK
NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS
IN RE: Estate of Gena M. Funk
All creditors of the Estate of Gena M. Funk, late of Habersham County, Georgia, deceased, 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. This 29th day of December, 2017.
s/George M. Funk
Executor
George M. Funk
165 Nancy Town Road
Mt. Airy, GA 30563
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IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF HABERSHAM COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
Mountain Judicial Circuit
STATE OF GEORGIA,
ex rel
GEORGE R. CHRISTIAN
DISTRICT ATTORNEY,
MOUNTAIN JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
Plaintiff,
vs
1997 FORD MUSTANG, VIN #
1FALP404XVF166698
Defendants in rem,
RE: PROPERTY OF
JOHN TIMOTHY MOBLEY
CHRISTOPHER J. ALLISON
REBECCA PATTERSON
Purported Owner(s)/Interest Holders
CIVIL ACTION NO. 17CV0137RS
COMPLAINT FOR FORFEITURE
COMES NOW, the STATE OF GEORGIA, by and through Benjamin Green, Assistant District Attorney on behalf of George Christian, District Attorney of the Mountain Judicial Circuit, pursuant to the provisions of O.C.GA 9-16-12, and shows this Court the following:
1.
The property sought to be forfeited is described in the heading of this Complaint as Defendants in rem, and is referred to as "the property."
2.
The property is presently in the custody of the Habersham County Sheriff's Office. Venue and jurisdiction are proper with this Court pursuant to O.C.GA 9-16-3.
3.
On or about the 11th day of March, 2017, Deputies with the Habersham County
Sheriff's Office made contact with Christopher J. Allison after a traffic stop was performed by Deputy Moulder of the Habersham County Sheriffs Department at the intersection of GA HWY 365 and Duncan Bridge Road in Habersham County.
4.
Over two grams of methamphetamine were located in the vehicle.
5.
The property is contraband and subject to forfeiture to the State pursuant to the provisions of O.C.G.A. 16-13-49 in that the property is being used to facilitate drug transactions in violation of the Georgia Controlled Substances Act.
6.
Purported interest holders are as follows: John Timothy Mobley: 3919 Muscadine Trail, Gainesville, GA 30506; Christopher J. Allison and Rebecca Patterson: 638 Herring Mill Rd., Alto, GA 30510.
WHEREFORE, the STATE OF GEORGIA prays:
1. That all purported owners and interest holders listed herein be personally served with a copy of the Complaint and Summons;
2. That a hearing be held within sixty (60) days after service of the Complaint;
3. That the Court enter judgement in favor of the State declaring the property contraband and forfeited to the State;
4. That the Court order any claimant who fails to establish that a substantial portion of the claimant's interest is exempt from forfeiture pay to the State of Georgia the reasonable costs relating to disproving the claim which costs were incurred by the State, including costs for investigation, prosecution, and attorney's fees;
5. That the Court retain jurisdiction to direct the proper distribution of the property in accordance with O.C.G.A. 16-13-49;
6. That the State of Georgia be afforded such other relief and remedies available under law;
7. And the State further prays for due process to enforce the forfeiture.
This the 20th day of March, 2017.
Respectfully submitted,
s/Benjamin Green
Benjamin Green
Assistant District Attorney
Georgia Bar No. 939582
Mountain Judicial Circuit
70 N. Alexander Street
Suite 208
Toccoa, GA 30577
706-886-7920, Fax: 706-886-0350

STATE COURT OF GEORGIA
HABERSHAM COUNTY
VERIFICATION
The undersigned, Ben Green, after being duly sworn on oath deposes and says that based upon personal knowledge and belief that the facts contained in the "Complaint for Forfeiture" are true and correct to the best of his knowledge.
This 20th day of March, 2017.
s/Ben Green
Ben Green
Assistant District Attorney
Mountain Judicial Circuit
Sworn to and subscribed before
me this 20th day of March,2017.
s/Patricia B. Irvin
Notary Public
Commission expires 3/13/21

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF HABERSHAM COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
Mountain Judicial Circuit
STATE OF GEORGIA,
ex rel
GEORGE R. CHRISTIAN
DISTRICT ATTORNEY,
MOUNTAIN JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
Plaintiff,
vs
1997 FORD MUSTANG, VIN #
1FALP404XVF166698
Defendants in rem,
RE: PROPERTY OF
JOHN TIMOTHY MOBLEY
CHRISTOPHER J. ALLISON
REBECCA PATTERSON
Purported Owner(s)/lnterest Holders
CIVIL ACTION NO. 17CV0137RS
SUMMONS
You are hereby summoned and required to file with the Clerk of said Court and
serve upon the Plaintiff's attorney, whose name and address is:
George R. Christian
295 Llewllyn St., Suite 250
Clarkesville, GA 30523
706-839-0370
an Answer to the Complaint which is herewith served upon you, within thirty (30) days after service of this Summons upon you, exclusive of the day of service. If you fail to do so, judgment pursuant to O.C.G.A. 16-14-7 will be taken for the relief demanded in the Complaint.
This the 20th day of March, 2017.
David Wall
Clerk of Superior Court
By: s/David C Wall
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IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF HABERSHAM COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
Mountain Judicial Circuit
STATE OF GEORGIA,
ex rel
GEORGE R. CHRISTIAN
DISTRICT ATTORNEY,
MOUNTAIN JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
Plaintiff,
vs
$2,269.00 IN U.S. CURRENCY, A 1992
CHRYSLER LEBARON- VIN NO.
3C3XA4632NT327986, 6 PLASTIC BAGS CONTAINING SUSPECTED MARIJUANA, AND 19 SUSPECTED MARIJUANA CIGARETTES
Defendant in rem,
RE: PROPERTY OF
CODY JAMES VANDERLOOP
ROBERT ROLAND PERUSSE III
MARY ELIZABETH SCHMIDT
Purported Owner(s)/lnterest Holders
CIVIL ACTION NO. 17CV0111CC
COMPLAINT FOR FORFEITURE
COMES NOW, the STATE OF GEORGIA, by and through Benjamin Green, Assistant District Attorney on behalf of George Christian, District Attorney of the Mountain Judicial Circuit, pursuant to the provisions of O.C.GA 9-16-12, and shows this Court the following:
1.
The property sought to be forfeited is described in the heading of this Complaint as Defendants in rem, and is referred to as "the property."
2.
The property is presently in the custody of the Habersham County Sheriff's Office. Venue and jurisdiction are proper with this Court pursuant to O.C.GA 9-16-3.
3.
On or about the 7th day of February, 2017, Mr. Vanderloop's vehicle was stopped by law enforcement while traveling North on Hwy 365 in Habersham County just south of Wilbanks Road (the location of the seizure) for having failed to maintain its lane of travel.
4.
Mr. Vanderloop was actively attempting to conceal something as the officer approached the vehicle. A subsequent search revealed the property at issue.
5.
The property is contraband and subject to forfeiture to the State pursuant to the provisions of O.C.GA 16-13-49 in that the property is being used to facilitate drug transactions in violation of the Georgia Controlled Substances Act and / or is proceeds of drug transactions in violation of the Georgia Controlled Substances Act.
6.
Purported interest holders are as follows: CODY VANDERLOOP AND MARY ELIZABETH SCHMIDT- 1516 LYNN AVE., CLEARWATER, FL 33755 AND ROBERT ROLAND PERUSSE III- 1814 SUNSET POINT RD., CLEARWATER, FL 33766.
WHEREFORE, the STATE OF GEORGIA prays:
1. That all purported owners and interest holders listed herein be personally served with a copy of the Complaint and Summons;
2. That a hearing be held within sixty (60) days after service of the Complaint;
3. That the Court enter judgement in favor of the State declaring the property contraband and forfeited to the State;
4. That the Court order any claimant who fails to establish that a substantial portion of the claimant's interest is exempt from forfeiture pay to the State of Georgia the reasonable costs relating to disproving the claim which costs were incurred by the State, including costs for investigation, prosecution, and attorney's fees;
5. That the Court retain jurisdiction to direct the proper distribution of the property in accordance with O.C.G.A. 16-13-49;
6. That the State of Georgia be afforded such other relief and remedies available under law;
7. And the State further prays for due process to enforce the forfeiture.
This the 7th day of March, 2017.
Respectfully submitted,
s/Benjamin Green
Benjamin Green
Assistant District Attorney
Georgia Bar No. 939582
Mountain Judicial Circuit
70 N. Alexander Street
Suite 208
Toccoa, GA 30577
706-886-7920, Fax: 706-886-0350

STATE COURT OF GEORGIA
HABERSHAM COUNTY
VERIFICATION
The undersigned, Ben Green, after being duly sworn on oath deposes and says that based upon personal knowledge and belief that the facts contained in the Complaint for Forfeiture are true and correct to the best of his knowledge.
This 7th day of March, 2017.
s/Ben Green
Ben Green
Assistant District Attorney
Mountain Judicial Circuit
Sworn to and subscribed before
me this 7 day of March, 2017.
s/Lisa L Watson
Notary Public
My commission expires April 30, 2017

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF HABERSHAM COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
Mountain Judicial Circuit
STATE OF GEORGIA,
ex rel
GEORGE R. CHRISTIAN
DISTRICT ATTORNEY,
MOUNTAIN JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
Plaintiff,
vs
$2,269.00 IN U.S. CURRENCY, A 1992 CHRYSLER LEBARON- VIN NO. 3C3XA4632NT327986, 6 PLASTIC BAGS CONTAINING SUSPECTED MARIJUANA, AND 19 SUSPECTED MARIJUANA CIGARETTES
Defendant in rem,
RE: PROPERTY OF
CODY JAMES VANDERLOOP
ROBERT ROLAND PERUSSE Ill
MARY ELIZABETH SCHMIDT
Purported Owner(s)/lnterest Holders
CIVIL ACTION NO. 17CV0111CC
SUMMONS
You are hereby summoned and required to file with the Clerk of said Court and serve upon the Plaintiff's attorney, whose name and address is:
George R. Christian
70 N. Alexander St. Suite 208
Toccoa, GA 30577
706-839-0370
an Answer to the Complaint which is herewith served upon you, within thirty (30) days after service of this Summons upon you, exclusive of the day of service. If you fail to do so, judgment pursuant to O.C.G.A 16-14-7 will be taken for the relief demanded in the Complaint.
This the 7 day of March, 2017.
David Wall
Clerk of Superior Court
By: s/David C. Wall
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NOTICE
Pursuant to the requirements of Sections 303.7 and 303.44 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Regulations, notice is hereby given that SOUTHERN BANK & TRUST, Clarkesville, Georgia has filed an application for approval to establish a full-service branch office. The proposed branch office is to be located at 81 Crown Mountain Place, Ste. A100, Dahlonega, GA 30533

Any person wishing to comment on this application may file his or her comments in writing with the Regional Director of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation at its regional office located at 10 Tenth Street, NE, Suite 800, Atlanta, Georgia 30309-3906, within 15 days after the date of this publication. The nonconfidential portions of the application are on file in the regional office and are available for public inspection during regular business hours. Photocopies of the nonconfidential portion of the application file will be made available upon request.
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The Planning Commission of the City of Demorest shall conduct a public hearing on January 25, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. at the City building located at 125 Ivy Street, Demorest, Georgia regarding an application submitted by Piedmont College to modify zoning conditions.
The property at issue consists of approximately 25.28 acres located on Demorest Mt. Airy Highway between Historic US 441 and State Route 23/US 441, is designated Tax Parcel Number 077-105, and is in the Moderate Intensity performance district.
If you have questions or concerns regarding this application or need special accommodations, then please contact Kristi Shead, City Manager, at 706.778.4202. All interested parties are invited to attend and be heard.
If you want to speak in favor of or opposition to the application, then please complete a Campaign Disclosure Form before the hearing if you have made campaign contributions in the amount of $250.00 or more within two years of the date of the hearing to any member of the Demorest City Council.
Marlena Sosebee
City Clerk, City of Demorest
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PUBLIC NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING FOR THE DEVELOPMENT
OF THE 2018-2022
CONSOLIDATED PLAN

To inform the development of its 2018-2022 Consolidated Plan (Plan), the State of Georgia will host a public hearing on housing and community development needs. At this hearing, the State of Georgia will present initial needs assessments, received stakeholder and resident feedback, and proposed strategies and actions for affirmatively furthering fair housing before the proposed Plan is published for comment.

This Public Hearing for the 2018-2022 Consolidated Plan will be held:
January 25, 2018 - 12:00 p.m.
(Conference Room 202)
Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA)
60 Executive Park South NE
Atlanta, GA 30329-2231

View Information about the Plan:
http://www.dca.state.ga.us/communities/communityinitiatives/programs/con...
To request copies of data used, send an email to conplan@dca.ga.gov.

The Plan indicates how anticipated funds received from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will be implemented over 2018-2022 for the following programs: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA), and the National Housing Trust Fund (NHTF) Programs.

The Plan will provide strategies and investments of resources to address housing and community development needs, barriers to fair housing, and lead-based paint hazards. The Plan will include all records of citizen participation/consultation. The Plan also includes the:
FFY 2018/SFY 2019 Annual Action Plan, the first-year implementation of the five-year (2018-2022) Consolidated Plan.
Citizen Participation Plan, the document that outlines how the State of Georgia will engage residents and stakeholders in the development of the Consolidated Plan and subsidiary documents.

The State of Georgia encourages all of its residents, sub-recipients and grantees, public agencies, and other interested parties to attend this public hearing and submit any written comments to the agency.
By mail Georgia Department of Community Affairs
ATTN: CONSOLIDATED PLAN PUBLIC COMMENTS
60 Executive Park South, Atlanta, Georgia 30329
By emailconplan@dca.ga.gov
By TDD 404-679-4915

Please contact DCA at conplan@dca.ga.gov (TDD: 404-679-4915) for any necessary accommodation:
Call-in information to virtually participate in this public hearing.

DCA is prepared to provide appropriate language services for non-English-speaking (LEP) individuals. Spanish, Chinese, Korean, and/or Vietnamese interpreters can be made available upon request. Please identify any language services needed 10 days prior to the public hearing, including in which language(s) such services are required.

Translation of the notice and interpretation services for this event are available upon request.
Traducci n de la notificaci n y servicios de interpretaci n para este evento est n disponibles a pedido.

DCA complies with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Individuals with disabilities who may need auxiliary aids or special modification to participate in the public comment process should call (404) 679-4915 or email conplan@dca.ga.gov.
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Notificaci n de Audiencia P blica
Para el Desarrollo del Plan
Consolidado (2018-2022)

Para formar el desarrollo del Plan Consolidado (2018-2022) (Plan), el Estado de Georgia albergar una audiencia p blica sobre las necesidades comunitarias y viviendas. En esta audiencia p blica, el Estado de Georgia presentar las evaluaciones iniciales de las necesidades, comentario recibido de los depositarios y residentes, y estrategias propuestas y acciones para la promoci n activa de la equidad en la vivienda (AFFH, por sus siglas en ingl s) antes de que se publica el Plan para el comentario p blico.

La Audiencia P blica para el
Desarrollo del Plan Consolidado
(2018-2022) tendr lugar:
El 25 de enero, 2018 12 pm
(Sala de Conferencias 202)
Departamento de Asuntos
Comunitarios (Department of
Community Affairs)
60 Executive Park South NE
Atlanta, GA, 30329-2231

Se revise informaci n sobre el Plan:
http://www.dca.state.ga.us/communities/communityinitiatives/programs/con...
Para solicitar una copia del data usado, enviarle un correo electr nico a conplan@dca.ga.gov.

El Plan indica como los fondos anticipados recibidos del Departamento de Vivienda y Desarrollo Urbano de los Estados Unidos. (HUD, por sus siglas en ingl s) estar n implementados durante los a os 2018-2022 por los programas siguientes: Paquete de Subvenci n para el Desarrollo Comunitario (CDBG), Asociaci n para la Inversi n de Vivienda (HOME), Subvenci n para Soluciones de Emergencias (ESG), Oportunidades Viviendas para Personas con SIDA (HOPWA), y el Fondo Fiduciario Nacional de Vivienda (NHTF).

El Plan estipular las estrategias e inversiones de los recursos federales para abordar las necesidades comunitarias y viviendas, obst culos a la equidad en la vivienda, y los peligros de la pintura con plomo. El Plan incluir una anotaci n de la participaci n comunitaria. El Plan tambi n incluye:
FFY 2018/SFY 2019 Plan de Acci n Anual, la implementaci n del primer a o de los cinco a os del Plan Consolidado (2018-2022).
El Plan de la Participaci n Comunitaria, el documento que resume como el Estado de Georgia se relacionar con los depositarios y residentes en el desarrollo del Plan Consolidado y los documentos accesorios.

El Estado de Georgia les anima a todos sus residentes, concesionarios, agencias p blicas, y otros terceros interesados a asistir a esta audiencia p blica y enviar los comentarios escritos al Departamento.

Por correo Georgia Department of Community Affairs
ATTN: CONSOLIDATED PLAN PUBLIC COMMENTS
60 Executive Park South, Atlanta, Georgia 30329
Por correo electr nico conplan@dca.ga.gov
Por TDD404-679-4915

Por favor se ponga en contacto con el Departamento por conplan@dca.ga.gov (TDD: 404-679-4915) para alguna acomodaciones necesarias:
Un n mero de tel fono para participar virtualmente en esta audiencia p blica.

El Departamento est preparado proporcionar los servicios de traducci n para los individuos que no hablan ingl s. Int rpretes de espa ol, chino, coreano, y/o vietnamita, est n disponibles a petici n de los interesados. Por favor notificar al Departamento de algunos servicios de traducci n necesarios a m s tardar diez d as antes de que se requiere semejante servicios.

Traducci n de la notificaci n y servicios de interpretaci n para este evento est n disponibles a pedido.

El Departamento cumple con los requisitos del T tulo II de la Ley de Estadounidenses con Discapacidades de 1990 y la Ley de Rehabilitaci n de 1973. Individuos con discapacidades que necesitar an recursos para discapacitados o modificaci n especial para participar en el proceso del comentario p blico debe llamar a 404-679-4915 o enviar un correo electr nico a conplan@dca.ga.gov.

El Departamento de Asuntos Comunitarios de Georgia se compromete a proporcionar a todas las personas con igualdad de acceso a sus servicios, programas, actividades, educaci n y empleo sin distinci n de raza, color, origen nacional, religi n, sexo, estado civil, discapacidad o edad. Para un ajuste razonable o si necesita un formato o lenguaje alternativo, por favor, llame a 404-679-0680.
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IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF MADISON COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA

PETITION OF
MARK PITTS and
TERESA PITTS
CIVIL ACTION
FILE NUMBER: 17MV-612-M
FOR THE ADOPTION OF
A. K. G.
MINOR MALE CHILD
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION
RE:Adoption of male child born to SHIANNA JEAN PITTS, on August 29, 2014, in Demorest, Georgia.
TO: PHILLIP ANDREW GORUM and SHIANNA JEAN PITTS
NOTICE:
You are hereby notified that Civil Action # 17MV-612-M was filed in Madison County Superior Court, on December 18, 2017. Petitioners seek the termination of your parental rights and to adopt said child. Pursuant to O.C.G.A. 19-8-10 and 19-8-12, you are notified that a hearing for the termination of parental rights and adoption in this case shall be held at 9:30 O' Clock A.M. on the March 28, 2018, in front of Judge Jeffrey Malcolm, Madison County Courthouse, 91 Albany Avenue, Danielsville, Georgia, 30633. Be advised that your parental rights may be terminated if you fail to file a response in writing to said Court within thirty (30) days of receiving this notice, or should you fail to appear at the hearing in this adoption action and show cause why your parental rights to the child should not be terminated. Attorney for Petitioners: Juli Wisotsky, P.O. Box 362, Jefferson, Georgia, 30549. 706-543-4678. Notice shall be deemed to have been received the last date of publication.
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WILSON
NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS
IN RE:
Estate of JAMES LEWIS WILSON
All creditors of the Estate of JAMES LEWIS WILSON, late of Habersham County, Georgia, 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 3RD day of JANUARY, 2018.
s/KEITH BRANNON WILSON
Executor
KEITH BRANNON WILSON
218 WRIGHT STREET
HOMER, GA 30547
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ANDRES
IN THE PROBATE COURT
OF HABERSHAM COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF
ANDRES DOMINGO ANDRES,
DECEASED
ESTATE NO: 6787-59
PETITION FOR LETTERS
OF ADMINISTRATION
NOTICE
To whom it may concern:
AMANDA JUAN FRANCISCO has petitioned for HERSELF to be appointed Administrator of the estate of ANDRES DOMINGO ANDRES 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 2, 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.
PAMELA F. WOOLEY
Judge of the Probate Court
By:s/Katherine Underwood
Clerk of the Probate Court
295 LLEWELLYN STREET, UNIT 24
CLARKESVILLE, GA 30523
706-839-0320
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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
HABERSHAM COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
Sealed bids for Purchase and Development of Habersham County, Georgia Owned Property Land Lot 19 of the 10th District - will be received by the Habersham County Board of Commissioners, Purchasing - Finance Department, 555 Monroe St. Unit 20, Clarkesville, GA 30523 no later than 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday March 7, 2018 at which time all bids received by the prescribed time and date will be publicly opened and read aloud. Any bid proposals received after the time shown above will not be accepted. No faxed bids will be received or accepted. All bids submitted should be clearly marked on the envelope or package Habersham County Purchasing-Finance Department, Purchase and Development of Habersham County, Georgia Owned Property Land Lot 19 of the 10th District Complete bid packages are available at the Habersham County Commissioners office, 555 Monroe St. Unit 20, Clarkesville, GA 30523.
Purchase and Development of Habersham County, Georgia Owned Property Land Lot 19 of the 10th District Administration Building (Old Courthouse) 555 Monroe Street Clarkesville, GA
Submission should include but is not limited to; high quality proposal for the purchase and development of three County-owned parcels of land roughly bounded by Washington Street, Monroe Street, Laprade Street and Richie Street. The three properties total to 2.3 acres, with potential to close an existing right of way to enlarge the acreage of the site to around 2.6 acres in total.
All proposals shall constitute, for a period of 90 calendar days, an irrevocable offer to provide the goods/services set forth in the specification and proposal.
Habersham County reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to wave minor informalities, modify or re-advertise.
Habersham County, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Americans with Disabilities Act hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, handicap/disability in consideration of an award.
Bid documents are available on http://www.habershamga.com/bidops.cfm.
No inquiries or interpretation of meaning concerning this Request for Proposal will be made to any interested party orally. Every inquiry or request for interpretation should be made in writing via e-mail. All inquiries and requests for interpretation should be sent via e-mail to Purchasing at purchasing@habershamga.com. All questions and all answers will be posted on the website www.habershamga.com. It will be the responsibility of interested parties to periodically check the website for any new information.
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NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION
A special election will be held on March 20, 2018 for the purpose of placing before the Town of Tallulah Falls registered voters the need to fill the vacancy in the office of Councilperson, caused by the resignation of the Honorable Robert McCutcheon, whose term will expire in December 2019.
Copies of the minutes calling for this election are on file in the office of the clerk in the Town of Tallulah Falls and in the Superintendent of Elections office located at 19 Jo Dotson Circle, Suite 201 in Clayton Georgia for further inspection.
Qualifying for the special election shall be held at the Board of Elections and Registration office: 19 Jo Dotson Cir., Suite 201 Clayton Ga. 30525, beginning at 8:30am on Monday January 22, 2018 and ending at 12:00 noon on Wednesday January 24, 2018.The qualifying fee shall be $18.00.
All persons who are not registered to vote and who desire to register to vote in the special election may register to vote through the close of business on February 19, 2018.
Absentee ballots will be available at the request of the voter starting 45 days prior to the election and ending March 16, 2018.
Early/Advance voting will be held at the Board of Elections & Registration office located at 19 Jo Dotson Circle, Suite 201 Clayton Georgia 30525 from February 26, 2018 thru March 16, 2018 8:30 am to 5:00 pm each day.
Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Election Day held at the Town of Tallulah Falls 255 Main St. Tallulah Falls Ga. 30573
Tammy Whitmire
Supervisor of Elections
Rabun County, Georgia
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Northeast Georgian

Mailing Address:
2440 Old Athens Hwy
Cornelia, GA 30531

Phone: 706-778-4215
Fax: 706-778-4114