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473047
IN THE PROBATE COURT
OF HART COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE:ESTATE OF JOHNNY FRANK SCOTT, DECEASED
NOTICE TO
DEBTORS AND CREDITORS
All creditors of the Estate of JOHNNY FRANK SCOTT late of Hart County, are hereby notified to render their demands to the undersigned, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment.
This 16th day of November, 2018.
R.C. Oglesby
414 Winding Way
Hartwell, Georgia 30643

The Gordon Law Firm
Attorneys at Law, LLC
Post Office Box 870
Hartwell, Georgia 30643
(706) 376-5418

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472452
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF HART
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
OF RIGHT TO REDEEM
Take notice that:
The right to redeem the following described property, to-wit: Lot 15, Hidden Hills Subdivision, Hartwell, Georgia 30643, will expire and be forever foreclosed and barred on and after the 30th day of December, 2018.
The Tax Deed to which this notice relates is dated June 6, 2017 and is recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Hart County, Georgia, in Deed Book 833, Page 178.
The property may be redeemed at any time before December 30, 2018, by payment of the redemption price as fixed and provided by law to the undersigned at the following address: Ricky Hicks and Deborah Hicks, c/o Wilbanks Law Firm, P.C., 1215 South Elm Street, Commerce, Georgia 30529.
Please be governed accordingly.
Dylan E. Wilbanks
Wilbanks Law Firm, P.C.
1215 South Elm Street
Commerce, Georgia 30529
(706) 510-0000

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472413
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF HART
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
OF RIGHT TO REDEEM
Take notice that:
The right to redeem the following described property, to-wit: Lot 16, Hidden Hills Subdivision, Hartwell, Georgia 30643, will expire and be forever foreclosed and barred on and after the 30th day of December, 2018.
The Tax Deed to which this notice relates is dated June 6, 2017 and is recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Hart County, Georgia, in Deed Book 833, Page 179.
The property may be redeemed at any time before December 30, 2018, by payment of the redemption price as fixed and provided by law to the undersigned at the following address: Ricky Hicks and Deborah Hicks, c/o Wilbanks Law Firm, P.C., 1215 South Elm Street, Commerce, Georgia 30529.
Please be governed accordingly.
Dylan E. Wilbanks
Wilbanks Law Firm, P.C.
1215 South Elm Street
Commerce, Georgia 30529
(706) 510-0000

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475846
NOTICE TO
DEBTORS AND CREDITORS
All Creditors of the Estate of Albert W. Murray, late of Hart County, deceased, are hereby notified to render in their demands to the undersigned according to law, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment.
This 3rd day of December, 2018.
/s/ Philip Wayne Murray
Philip Wayne Murray, Executor of
The Last Will and Testament of
Albert W. Murray

Todd C. Townsend, P.C.
P.O. Box 423
Hartwell, Georgia 30643
706-377-2425

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475851
NOTICE TO
DEBTORS AND CREDITORS
All Creditors of the Estate of Eris M. Phillips, late of Hart County, deceased, are hereby notified to render in their demands to the undersigned according to law, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment.
This 3rd day of December, 2018.
/s/ Timothy Melvin Phillips
Timothy Melvin Phillips, Executor of
The Last Will and Testament of
Eris M. Phillips

Todd C. Townsend, P.C.
P.O. Box 423
Hartwell, Georgia 30643
706-377-2425

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475941
NOTICE TO
DEBTORS AND CREDITORS
All creditors of the Estate of Jerry Thomas Osborne Sr., 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 3rd day of December, 2018.
/s/ Glenda H. Osborne
Executor
Glenda H. Osborne
10 E. Howell Street
Hartwell, GA 30643

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472851
NOTICE OF SALE
UNDER POWER
STATE OF GEORGIA,
COUNTY OF HART
THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT, ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.
By virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Security Deed from James R. Dendy and Tamara C. Dendy nka Tamara Dickerson to United States of America acting through the Rural Housing Service or successor agency, United States Department of Agriculture, dated May 24, 1991 and recorded on May 24, 1991 in DEED Book 226, Page 143, in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Hart County, Georgia, said Security Deed having been given to secure a Note of even date, in the original principal amount of Forty-eight Thousand 500 Dollars and 00/100 dollars ($48,500.00) with interest thereon as provided therein, will be sold at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the courthouse door of Hart 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 Wednesday in January, 2019, all property described in said Security Deed including but not limited to the following described property:
All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in the 1112th G.M. District, Hart County, Georgia, containing 1.00 acre, more or less, and being bounded now or formerly substantially as follows: on the Northwest by Donna Gurley, on the East by Frank Gurley, on the South by Frank Gurley, and on the West by County Road No. 211.
Said property is more particularly described in a plat of survey prepared by Russell N. Bartlett, Registered Land Surveyor, dated April 16, 1991, which plat of survey recorded in Plat Book 27, Page 605, Hart County, Georgia, Records, is hereby incorporated herein as a part of this description.
This property is part of that property conveyed to Frank Gurley by M.G. Vickery in a Warranty Deed dated September 24, 1955, recorded at Deed Book 65, Page 539, Hart County, Georgia, Records, and part of that property conveyed to Frank Gurley by Dwain Gurley in a Warranty Deed dated August 27, 1976, recorded at Deed Book 133, Pages 654-55, Hart County, Georgia, Records.
Said property may more commonly be known as 120 Gurley Road, Bowersville, GA 30516.
The debt secured by said Security Deed 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 attorney's fees (notice of intent to collect attorney's fees having been given).
The individual or entity that has full authority to negotiate, amend and modify all terms of the loan is United States of America acting through Rural Development or successor agency, United States Department of Agriculture, USDA RURAL DEVELOPMENT, RURAL HOUSING SERVICE, 1400 INDEPENDENCE AVE., SW, RM 5014, STOP 0701, WASHINGTON, DC 20250-0701; (800) 414-1226.
Said property will be sold on an "as-is" basis without any representation, warranty or recourse against the above-named or the undersigned. The sale will also be subject to the following items which may affect the title: a) zoning ordinances; b) matters which would be disclosed by an accurate survey or by an inspection of the property; c) any outstanding ad valorem taxes, including taxes, which constitute liens upon said property whether or not now due and payable; d) special assessments; e) the right of redemption of any taxing authority; f) all outstanding bills for public utilities which constitute liens upon said property; g) all restrictive covenants, easements, rights-of-way and any other matters of record superior to said Security Deed. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the owners and party in possession of the property are James R. Dendy and Tamara C. Dendy nka Tamara Dickerson and or tenant(s). The sale will be conducted subject to 1) confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under the U.S. Bankruptcy code and 2) final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan with the holder of the Security Deed.
United States of America acting through Rural Development or successor agency, United States Department of Agriculture
as Attorney-in-Fact for James R. Dendy and Tamara C. Dendy nka Tamara Dickerson.
Contact: Padgett Law Group: 6267 Old Water Oak Road, Suite 203, Tallahassee, FL 32312; (850) 422-2520
Ad Run Dates: 12/06/18; 12/13/18; 12/20/18; 12/27/18

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475788
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF HART
NOTICE OF SALE
UNDER POWER
Because of a default under the terms of the Security Deed executed by James A. Sparks to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems Inc., as nominee for Homestar Financial Corp. dated December 1, 2010, and recorded in Deed Book 671, Page 351, as last modified in Deed Book 836, Page 160, Hart County Records, said Security Deed having been last sold, assigned, transferred and conveyed to Wells Fargo Bank, NA, securing a Note in the original principal amount of $137,871.00, the holder thereof pursuant to said Deed and Note thereby secured has declared the entire amount of said indebtedness due and payable and, pursuant to the power of sale contained in said Deed, will on the first Wednesday, January 2, 2019, during the legal hours of sale, before the Courthouse door in said County, sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, the property described in said Deed, to-wit:
All that tract or parcel of land, with improvements thereon, lying and being in the 1112th Georgia Militia District of Hart County, Georgia, containing 4.30 acres, more or less, and shown as Tract "I-E" of Holly Hills Estates on a plat prepared by Bauknight & Associates, dated December 8, 1994, of record in Plat Book 30, Page 9 in the Office of the Clerk of the Superior Court of Hart County, Georgia, which plat and the recordation thereof are by reference incorporated herein to aid in this description.
It is understood and agreed that only one home shall be built on this tract, and that it shall not have less than 1200 square feet of heated floor space; no tract shall be subdivided; no concrete block houses, no mobile homes of any description shall be placed on said property; no old houses shall be moved in; no swine will be permitted on any tract; no tents or campers for human habitation for longer than two weeks per year shall be placed on said tract. These restrictions shall run with the land for a period of fifty (50) years, at which time a majority of the property owners can get together and change them if they so desire.
The above-described property is the same as that conveyed by Warranty Deed dated August 10, 1998, from Gary C. Hancock and Linda L. Hancock to James B. Shumard and Maureen H. Shumard, recorded in Deed Book 318, Pages 181-182, Hart County, Georgia, Deed Records.
Said property is known as 2533 Beacon Light Road, Hartwell, GA 30643, together with all fixtures and personal property attached to and constituting a part of said property, if any.
Said property will be sold subject to any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien, whether or not now due and payable), the right of redemption of any taxing authority, any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, any assessments, liens, encumbrances, zoning ordinances, restrictions, covenants, and matters of record superior to the Security Deed first set out above.
The proceeds of said sale will be applied to the payment of said indebtedness and all expenses of said sale as provided in said Deed, and the balance, if any, will be distributed as provided by law.
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 secured creditor.
The property is or may be in the possession of James A. Sparks, successor in interest or tenant(s).
Wells Fargo Bank, NA as Attorney-in-Fact for James A. Sparks
File no. 18-070785
SHAPIRO PENDERGAST & HASTY, LLP*
Attorneys and Counselors at Law
211 Perimeter Center Parkway, N.E., Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30346
770-220-2535/JP
shapiroandhasty.com
*THE LAW FIRM IS ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.

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475925
IN THE PROBATE COURT
OF HART COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE:
HENRY PAUL STOYLE,
DECEASED
ESTATE NO. 19ES030
NOTICE OF PETITION
TO FILE FOR YEAR'S SUPPORT
The Petition of Darlene Peeples Stoyle, for a year's support from the estate of Henry Paul Stoyle, 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 10:00 am, January 7, 2019, 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 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.
Merry P. KirkJudge of the Probate Court
P.O. Box 1159Hartwell, GA 30643
(706) 376-2565

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475976
PROBATE COURT
OF HART COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE:
SARA ALYSSA BINGHAM,
MINOR
DONALD RAY HOLMESLY,
PETITIONER
ESTATE NO. 19ES003
PETITION FOR THE
APPOINTMENT OF A
GUARDIAN OF A MINOR
ORDER FOR SERVICE,
HEARING, AND APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIAN AD LITEM
a. It appearing that the minor being born out of wedlock, the biological father of the minor is entitled to notice, therefore, IT IS ORDERED that citation issue and be served personally, if he resides in Georgia, by first class mail if he resides outside Georgia, or by publication if his address is unknown once per week for two weeks in the newspaper in this county in which sheriff's advertisements are published, together with a copy of the petition and this order on said biological father.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that a hearing on the matter shall be held in this Probate Court in Hart County, 185 West Franklin St., Hartwell, GA 30643, on January 10, 2019, at 10 o'clock a.m.
SO ORDERED this 3rd day of December, 2018.
/s/ Merry P. Kirk
Probate Judge

CITATION TO
BIOLOGICAL FATHER
GEORGIA, HART COUNTY
ESTATE NO. 19ES003
PROBATE COURT OF HART COUNTY
TO: DANIEL C. BINGHAM, biological father of SARA ALYSSA BINGHAM, a minor: DONALD RAY HOLMESLY, Petitioner has applied to be appointed permanent guardian of the above minor and is seeking additional powers set forth in O.C.G.A. 29-2-22(b).
If you have any objection to the granting of this petition, you must: 1) file a written objection setting forth the grounds of any such objection with this Court within 14 days of the date you are personally served; the date that notice was mailed to you; or the day following the date of the second publication of this citation, AND you must 2) file a petition to legitimate the minor within 30 days of the hearing on your objection. If you fail to file a petition for legitimation within 30 days or your petition is dismissed for failure to prosecute, or if an order issues on your petition which does not name you as the father of the minor, you will have no further rights to receive notice or object to the appointment of a permanent guardian for the minor. All pleadings must be signed before a notary public or probate court clerk, and filing fees must be tendered with your pleadings, unless you qualify to file as an indigent party. Contact probate court personnel at the below address/telephone number for the required amount of filing fees. A hearing on this Petition shall be held in the Probate Court of Hart County, 185 West Franklin St. Hartwell, GA 30643 on January 10, 2019 at 10 o'clock a.m.
/s/ Merry P. Kirk
Probate Judge
P.O. Box 1159
Hartwell, GA 30643
706-376-2565

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475913
IN THE PROBATE COURT
OF HART COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF
WILLIAM FURMAN THORNTON,
DECEASED
ESTATE NO. 19ES027
PETITION FOR LETTERS
OF ADMINISTRATION NOTICE
TO: Whom it may concern:
Barbara S. Thornton has petitioned to be appointed Administrator of the estate of William Furman Thornton, 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 10:00 a.m. January 7, 2019.
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.
Merry P. Kirk
Judge of the Probate Court
P.O. Box 1159
Hartwell, GA 30643
706-376-2565

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475815
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF HART
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE OF
RIGHT TO REDEEM PROPERTY
AFTER TAX SALE
TO: ESTATE OF TRAVIS E. BUFFINGTON
HEIRS KNOWN AND UNKNOWN OF TRAVIS E. BUFFINGTON
CACH LLC
AND ANY AND ALL OTHER PERSONS, INCLUDING THE OCCUPANT, IF ANY, WITH AN INTEREST IN TWO ADJOINING TRACTS OF LAND IN THE 1116TH G.M. DISTRICT OF HART COUNTY, GEORGIA, LOCATED AT 1088 WEST MAIN STREET, BOWERSVILLE, GEORGIA AND 0 WEST MAIN STREET, BOWERSVILLE, GEORGIA , MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED BELOW (HART COUNTY TAX PARCEL NO. C17A-042 AND C17A-041)
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT:
The right to redeem the following described property, to wit:
TRACT ONE: All that tract or parcel of land, with all improvements thereon, lying and being in the 1116th District, G. M., Hart County, Georgia, within the corporate limits of the City of Bowersville, CONTAINING 0.12 of an acre, more or less, and being located on the Southeast side of West Main Street, and being more particularly described in Plat Book 21, page 536, or as further described as Tract No. III of the tracts in Deed Book 290, pages 599-602 Hart County, Georgia records. Said plat and deed and the recordation thereof are by reference incorporated into and made a part of this description as if fully set forth herein. Being known as Tax Map & Parcel C17A 042, Hart County, Georgia.
TRACT TWO: All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in the 1116th District, G. M., Hart County, Georgia, within the corporate limits of the City of Bowersville, being more particularly described as follows:
BEGINNING on South end of Farmers' Union Warehouse, and running along Church Street 69 feet to Benson Street; thence East to Main Line of E. A. L. Railroad 45 feet 11 inches; thence North 69 feet to Farmers' Union Warehouse; thence West 45 feet 11 inches to place of beginning. Also one-half (1/2) of interest in South end brick wall of said Farmers' Union Warehouse, being part of the lot purchased from J. M. Canon, Sr.
Being the same property conveyed as Tract No. I in a Quitclaim Deed from Sandra P. Buffington to Travis E. Buffington, dated December 12, 1996, and recorded in Deed Book 290, at pages 599-602, Hart County, Georgia records. Said deed and the recordation thereof are expressly by reference incorporated into and made a part of this description as if fully set forth herein. Being known as Tax Map & Parcel C17A 041, Hart County, Georgia.
will expire and be forever foreclosed and barred on and after the 10th day of January, 2019. This property is also known as Hart County Tax Parcel Nos. C17A-042 and C17A-041.
The tax deeds to which this notice relates are both dated the 2nd day of May, 2017 (in connection with a tax sale conducted on May 2, 2017), and are recorded in the Office of the Clerk of the Superior Court of Hart County, Georgia, in Deed Book 842 at page 101 and in Deed Book 842 at page 102.
The property may be redeemed at any time before the 10th day of January, 2019, by payment of the redemption price as fixed and provided by law to the undersigned at the following address: Hartwell Railroad Co. Inc., c/o Bill Daughtry, Attorney at Law, P.O. Box 6267, 704 Elbert Street, Elberton, Georgia 30635, TEL: (706) 283-5543.
Please be governed accordingly.
This 30th day of November, 2018.
HARTWELL RAILROAD CO. INC.

Bill Daughtry, Attorney at Law, LLC
P.O. Box 6267
Elberton, Georgia 30635
TEL: (706) 283-5543
FAX: (706) 283-6968

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476738
NOTICE TO
DEBTORS AND CREDITORS
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF HART
IN RE: ALBERT BROUGHTON SANDERS, DECEASED.
All creditors of the Estate of ALBERT BROUGHTON SANDERS, deceased, late of Hart County, are hereby notified to render their demands to the undersigned according to law, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment to me.
This 6th day of December, 2018.
Richard P. Sanders
Executor of the Estate of
219 Whispering Pines Road
Canon, GA 30520

Robert E. Ridgway, Jr.
Ridgway & Ridgway, LLP
Attorneys and Counselors at Law
93 Chandler Center
P.O. Box 710
Hartwell, Georgia 30643
(706) 376-3991

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476928
PROBATE COURT
OF HART COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
NOTICE TO
DEBTORS AND CREDITORS
All creditors of the Estate of Sara B. McMullan, late of Hart, 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 December, 2018.
James B. McMullan
Administrator
2816 New Prospect Road
Hartwell, GA 30643

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

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477287
Notice
Notice of Public Sale at The
Storage Box & More, LLC,
Located at 273 West Howell
Street, Hartwell, GA 30643,
(706)376-7867.
Due to Default of Payment, the
Following unit/units will be Sold
to the Highest Bidder On Wednesday,
December 26, 2018 at 2:30 PM:
Unit #'s D30Mary Jennings

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477185
APPLICATION TO REGISTER A BUSINESS TO BE CONDUCTED
UNDER TRADE NAME,
PARTNERSHIP OR OTHERS
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF HART
The undersigned does hereby certify that Atlanta Partners Realty, LLC is conducting business as Keller Williams Realty Lake Hartwell in the city of Hartwell County of Hart in the State of Georgia, under the name of Keller Williams Realty Lake Hartwell and that the nature of the business is Real Estate and that the names of the addresses of the persons, firms or partnerships owning and carrying on said trade or business are:
President or Owner:
NSN Enterprises, Inc., by Bryan Fair it's President
2170 Satellite Blvd., Suite 120
Duluth, GA 30097

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477180
APPLICATION TO REGISTER A BUSINESS TO BE CONDUCTED
UNDER TRADE NAME,
PARTNERSHIP OR OTHERS
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF HART
The undersigned does hereby certify that Jeremy G. Chitwood is conducting business as Jeremy Chitwood & Associates LLC in the city of Hartwell County of Hart in the State of Georgia, under the name of Jeremy Chitwood & Associates and that the nature of the business is Real Estate Brokerage and that the names of the addresses of the persons, firms or partnerships owning and carrying on said trade or business are:
President or Owner:
Jeremy G. Chitwood
116 Campbell Drive
Hartwell, GA 30643

The Hartwell Sun

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 700, 8 Benson St.
Hartwell, GA 30643
Phone: 706-376-8025
Fax: 706-376-3016