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PROBATE COURT
OF HART COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
NOTICE TO
DEBTORS AND CREDITORS
All creditors of the Estate of Elizabeth Elmina Marie Murphy, late of Hart 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 6th day of July, 2020.
Thomas Phillip Nelson as Executor of the Estate of Elizabeth Elmina Marie Murphy
145 South Forest Avenue
Hartwell, GA 30643

Berelc Law Office
5830 West Avenue
PO Box 786
Lavonia, GA 30553
706-356-0518

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NOTICE TO
DEBTORS AND CREDITORS
All creditors of the Estate of KENNETH WAYNE PILGRIM, late of HART 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 2nd day of July, 2020.
/s/ Wanda F. Pilgrim, Executor
585 Coldwater Creek Road
Dewy Rose, GA 30634

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STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF Hart
LOGIC AND ACCURACY
TESTING PUBLIC NOTICE
To be published in the legal organ of the county. O.C.G.A. 21-2-379.6(c), SEB Rule No. 183-1-12.02(3)(b)(1)(i) ( Election Day) and SEB Rule No. 183-1-14-.02 (2)
(Absentee)
Notice is hereby given that the logic and accuracy testing and preparation of voting equipment to be used in the August 9, 2020 General Primary Runoff will begin at 9am on July 15, 2020 . Testing will continue from day to day until complete and member of the public are entitled to be present during testing. Said testing and preparation will be conducted at 182 Cade St., Ste. C, Hartwell, GA 30643
Board of Elections and Registration
Election Superintendent
Hart County

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Notice of Sale Under Power
State of Georgia, County of HART
Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in a Deed to Secure Debt given by ELIZABETH M ADAMS to MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. ("MERS") AS NOMINEE FOR HOMESTAR FINANCIAL CORP, ITS SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, dated 03/30/2015, and Recorded on 04/02/2015 as Book No. 769 and Page No. 347, HART County, Georgia records, as last assigned to PENNYMAC LOAN SERVICES, LLC (the Secured Creditor), by assignment, conveying the after-described property to secure a Note of even date in the original principal amount of $129,609.00, 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 HART County Courthouse within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in August, 2020, the following described property: ALL THAT LOT OR PARCEL OF LAND, TOGETHER WITH ALL IMPROVEMENTS THEREON, SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE 1112TH G.M. DISTRICT OF HART COUNTY, GEORGIA, AND BEING KNOWN AND DESIGNATED AS LOT NO. THIRTEEN (13) OF STILLWOOD SUBDIVISION AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY SHOWN ON A PLAT OF SAID SUBDIVISION BY W. SLATE BAUKNIGHT, SURVEYOR, DATED SEPTEMBER 25, 1995, RECORDED AT PLAT BOOK 2?F, PAGE 150, IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF SUPERIOR COURT OF HART COUNTY, GEORGIA, WHICH SAID PLAT IS HEREBY INCORPORATED INTO THIS DESCRIPTION BY REFERENCE AND MADE A PART HEREOF.
SAID PROPERTY IS CONVEYED SUBJECT TO RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS CONTAINED IN A WARRANTY DEED DATED JUNE 18, 1998, RECORDED AT DEED BOOK 315, PAGE 298, IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF SUPERIOR COURT OF HART COUNTY, GEORGIA.
THE ABOVE DESCRIBED PROPERTY IS THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED BY WARRANTY DEED (WITH RIGHT OF SURVIVORSHIP) DATED SEPTEMBER 18, 2003, FROM GAYE P. GIBBS TO ROBERT L. SCOTT AND JEANNETTE B. SCOTT, RECORDED IN DEED BOOK 464, PAGE 716, HART COUNTY, GEORGIA, DEED RECORDS.
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 attorney's fees (notice of intent to collect attorney's fees having been given).
PENNYMAC LOAN SERVICES, LLC holds the duly endorsed Note and is the current assignee of the Security Deed to the property. PENNYMAC LOAN SERVICES, LLC, acting on behalf of and, as necessary, in consultation with PENNYMAC LOAN SERVICES, LLC (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, PENNYMAC LOAN SERVICES, LLC may be contacted at: PENNYMAC LOAN SERVICES, LLC, 3043 TOWNSGATE ROAD, SUITE 200, WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA 91361, 866-549-3583. 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 420 STILLWOOD DRIVE, HARTWELL, GEORGIA 30643 is/are: ELIZABETH M ADAMS 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.
PENNYMAC LOAN SERVICES, LLC as Attorney in Fact for ELIZABETH M ADAMS. THIS LAW FIRM IS ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.
00000008638975 BARRETT DAFFIN FRAPPIER TURNER & ENGEL, LLP 4004 Belt Line Road, Suite 100 Addison, Texas 75001 Telephone: (972) 341-5398.

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NOTICE OF SALE UNDER
POWER IN SECURITY DEED
STATE OF GEORGIA,
COUNTY OF HART.
On September 30, 2014, Sheila Peardon executed a Deed to Secure Debt to South State Bank Custodian for Jimmy L. Mauldin, I.R.A. securing a note of even date for One Hundred and 00/100 ($103,500.00), said Security Deed being recorded in Deed Book 760, Pages 431-43582, Hart County Records. Said Security Deed conveyed the property hereinafter described. Said Security Deed was subsequently assigned to Equity Trust Company Custodian F.B.O. Holly Mauldin Pointer I.R.A. by Transfer and Assignment dated November 6, 2015, recorded in Deed Book 787, Page 158, Hart County Records.
By virtue of the power of sale contained in said Security Deed to South State Bank for Jimmy L. Mauldin, I.R.A. there will be sold by the undersigned at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, before the Hart County Courthouse door in Hart County, Georgia, during the legal hours of sale, being 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Eastern Time, on the first Tuesday in August, 2020, the same being August 4, 2020, the following described property:
All that tract or parcel of land, together with all improvements thereon, situate, lying and being in the 1112th District, G.M., Hart County, Georgia, containing 2.30 acres, more or less, and being known and designated as Lot "O" of Holly Hills Estates, and being more particularly shown on a Plat by A.M. Britt, Surveyor, dated March 22, 1988, recorded at Plat Book 26, Page 267, in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Hart County, Georgia, which said plat is hereby incorporated into this description by reference and made a part hereof, and being the same property conveyed to Louanne Klenkel by John Seals and Emma H. Seals by Warranty Deed dated November 24, 1999, recorded at Deed Book 348, Page 170, in said Clerk's Office.
The above described property is conveyed subject to Restrictive Covenants contained in a Warranty Deed dated November 24, 1999, recorded at Deed Book 348, Page 170, in said Clerk's Office.
The debt secured by said Security Deed and note has been and is hereby declared due and payable because of default for nonpayment as required by the note and Security Deed. The debt having been declared due and payable and remaining unpaid, and the terms in the note and Security Deed remaining in default, this sale will be made for the purpose of paying the principal, accrued interest and attorney's fees pursuant to the note and Security Deed, plus all expenses of this sale.
Said property will be sold as the property of Sheila Peardon and subject to outstanding ad valorem taxes and/or easements and/or restrictive covenants appearing of record, if any. The undersigned will comply with Georgia law, O.C.G.A. Section 44-14-162.2, prior to conducting the sale.
To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, equitable title to said property is now held by Sheila Peardon.
The person with full authority to negotiate, amend and modify all terms of the mortgage with the Debtor is Holly Pointer, Phone Number (706) 714-6255.
The undersigned will execute a Deed to the purchaser at said sale as provided in the aforementioned Deed to Secure Debt to South State Bank for Jimmy L. Mauldin, I.R.A. as assigned to Equity Trust Company Custodian F.B.O. Holly Mauldin Pointer I.R.A.
Dated this 24th day of June, 2020.

Equity Trust Company Custodian F.B.O.
Holly Mauldin Pointer I.R.A. Attorney-in-fact for
Sheila Peardon
Sanders, Ranck & Skilling, P.C.
597 Big A Road
P.O. Box 1005
Toccoa, Ga. 30577
(706) 886-7533 (p)
(706) 886-0617 (f)
branck@toccoalaw.com
Attorneys for Equity Trust Company Custodian
F.B.O. Holly Mauldin Pointer I.R.A.
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IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF
HART COUNTY,
STATE OF GEORGIA
STATE OF GEORGIA versus
Kennerly, Thomas Lanford
CRIMINAL ACTION #:
18HR-355M
August Term of 2019
Final Disposition:
MISDEMEANOR
PLEA: Negotiated.
Count 1: DUI (3rd), guilty, 12 months; count 2: failure to maintain lane, guilty, 12 months; count 3: failure to wear safety belt; NOL PROS; count 4: open container, NOL PROS; count 5: too fast for conditions, guilty, 12 months.Total fines: $2,651.50.
Special Conditions of Probation: The Defendant shall perform 240 hours of community service; Fourth Amendment Waiver; Evaluation and treatment; DUI School; Avoid Alcohol and Drug Use.
Other special conditions: Fine on count 1 to be reduced to $500 if defendant successfully completes 6 months of rehab treatment. Defendant must wear two DUI waistbands (one on each wrist).
SO ORDERED this 17th day of September, 2019.
/s/ Jeffery S. Malcom
Judge of Superior Court
Northern Judicial Circuit

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PROBATE COURT
OF HART COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
NOTICE TO
DEBTORS AND CREDITORS
All creditors of the Estate of Donald Royce Buffington, late of Hart 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 29th day of June, 2020.
Kenneth Donald Buffington, as Executor of the Estate of Donald Royce Buffington
88 Tyler Lane
Lavonia, GA 30553

Berelc Law Office
5830 West Avenue
PO Box 786
Lavonia, GA 30553
706-356-0518

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NOTICE TO
DEBTORS AND CREDITORS
All creditors of the Estate of TALMADGE EDWARD PEEPLES, Jr. late of Hart County, Georgia, deceased are hereby notified to render in their demand to the undersigned according to law, and all persons indebted to said Estate are required to make immediate payment to SUSAN WHITLOW PEEPLES, Executrix, P.O. Box 35, Franklin Springs, GA 30639.
This the 23rd day of June, 2020.
/s/ Susan Whitlow Peeples,
SUSAN WHITLOW PEEPLES,
Executrix of the Estate of TALMADGE EDWARD PEEPLES, JR., deceased
Attorney for the Estate:
Erica Roquemore
Attorney at Law
P.O. Box 147
Royston, GA 30662

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IN THE SUPERIOR COURT
OF HART COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
In Re: Charlene F. Lee
Civil Action File No. 20HV00263M
NOTICE OF PETITION
TO CHANGE NAME
GEORGIA, Hart County
Notice is hereby given that Charlene Fields Lee, the undersigned, filed petition to the Superior Court of Hart County, Georgia on the 26th day of June, 2020, praying for a change in the name of petitioner from Charlene Fields Lee to Charlene Fields. Notice is hereby given pursuant to law to any interested or affected party to appear in said Court and to file objections to such name change. Objections must be filed with said Court within 30 days of the filing of said petition.
This 26th day of June, 2020.
/s/ Charlene Fields Lee
Petitioner

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IN THE PROBATE COURT
OF HART COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF
SARA N. WINN,DECEASED
ESTATE NO. 20ES090
NOTICE
IN RE:The Petition to Probate Will (and Codicil(s)) in Solemn Form in the above-reference estate having been duly filed,
TO:Susan Fortson, Keith Nelms, William Anderson Nelms, Heirs of Hope Nelms, Heirs of Roy Nelms, Heirs of Ralph Nelms, Heirs of Donald Nelms, Heirs of Brenda Nelms, Heirs of William Alexander Nelms, Heirs of Nancy Nelms Kapoor, Heirs of Harold Nelms, and any and all unknown heirs
This is to notify you to file objection, if there is any, to the Petition to Probate Will in Solemn Form, in this Court on or before 10:00 a.m. August 3, 2020.
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.
/s/ Merry P. Kirk
Judge of the Probate Court
P. O. Box 1159
Hartwell, GA 30643
(706) 376-2565