LEGALS

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State of Georgia Lincoln County

Debitors and Creditors Notice All persons indebted to the estate of BRUCE WAYNE GUY, deceased, are hereby notified to make payment to the undersigned and all persons having a claim against said estate are notified to make claim to the undersigned or be barred from participation in said estate This 24th day of November, 2014.

Executor , Stephen A. Guy 1325 Trulock Rd Lincolnton, GA 30817 803- 439- 5569 12 4 4to

GEORGIA, LINCOLN COUNTY
PROBATE COURT

The petition of BENNIE S. WINGATE, SR., for a year’s support from the estate of GAIL PAUL WINGATE, deceased, for decedent’s surviving spouse, having been duly filed, interested persons are hereby notified to show cause, if any, on or before JANUARY 4, 2015 why said petition should not be granted. 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 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.
LEE D. MOSS, PROBATE JUDGE
By: Debbie Pruett, Clerk
P. O. Box 205
Lincolnton, Ga. 30817
706-359-5528
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PETITION FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION NOTICE

Georgia, Lincoln County
Probate Court

HERBERT SIRMAN has petitioned to be appointed Administrator of the estate of, HARRIS BARDEN. deceased, of said County. The petitioner has also applied for waiver of bond and 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 by December 24, 2014.

All pleadings/objections must be signed under oath 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 personnel at the following address/ telephone number for required amount of filing fees. If any objections are filed, a hearing will be held at a later date. If no objections are filed, the petition may be granted without a hearing.

Lee D. Moss,
Probate Judge
PO Box 205
Lincolnton, GA 30817
706-359-5528
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State of Georgia
Lincoln County

Debitors and Creditors Notice

All persons having claims against GENEVA M. LEVERETT and her estate are required to present the same to the undersigned properly itemized and proven within the time required by law.

Any and all persons indebted to said deceased, or her estate are requested to make immediate payment to the undersigned.

This 8th day of December, 2014.

Administrators,
MARILYN N. DAVIS
4935 Forest Lake Place
Columbia, SC 29206
803-269-2070
SUSAN L. HAWKINS
2855 Peachtree Rd. N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30305
770-845-7258
NANCY L. MAY
103 Ridgewood Circle
Greenwood, SC 29649
706-318-0185
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STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF LINCOLN

NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER IN DEED TO SECURE DEBT

Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in that certain Deed to Secure Debt from Eva Searles and Robert Searles to CitiFinancial Services, Inc. in the original principal amount of $64,337.75 dated 09/20/2007, and recorded in Deed Book 181, page 585, Lincoln County records, said Security Deed being last transferred and assigned to CitiFinancial Servicing LLC in Deed Book 227, page 55, Lincoln County records, the undersigned will sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the Courthouse door in said County, during the legal hours of sale, on the first Tuesday of January, 2015 by Citifinancial Servicing, LLC, as Attorney-in-Fact for Eva Searles and Robert Searles the following described property:

The following described property, to-wit: all that lot or parcel of land, with improvements thereon, situate, lying and being in the State of Georgia, County of Lincoln, being known and designated as a lot containing fifty five one hundredths (.55) acre, more or less, as shown on a plat recorded in the Office of the Clerk of the Superior Court of Lincoln County, Georgia in Plat Book 4, Page 145.

Being the same fee simple property conveyed by warranty deed from Robert Searles to Robert Searles and Eva Searles, dated 07/28/1995 recorded on 08/06/1998 in Book 102, Page 573 in Lincoln County records, State of GA.

Property known as: 201 Rowland York Rd, Lincolnton, GA 30817

The indebtedness secured by said Deed to Secure Debt having been declared due and payable because of default in the payment of the indebtedness secured thereby, this sale will be made for the purposes of paying the same and all expenses of sale, including attorney’s fees, (notice having been given as provided by law).

The property will be sold as the property of Eva Searles and Robert Searles subject to the following:

(1) all prior restrictive covenants, easements, rights-of-way or encumbrances; (2) all valid zoning ordinances; (3) matters which would be disclosed by an accurate survey of the property; (4) the outstanding ad valorem taxes and assessments, if any; (5) unpaid water and sewage bills, that constitute liens against the property, whether due and payable or not yet due and payable; and (6) matters of record superior to the security deed first set out above.

Pursuant to O.C.G.A. Section 44-14-162.2 the name of the person or entity who has the full authority to negotiate, amend, or modify the terms of the aforementioned indebtedness is:

CitiFinancial Servicing LLC

605 Munn Road

Fort Mill, SC 29715

PH: 877-675-3656

Pursuant to O. C. G. A Section 44- 14- 162.2, nothing contained in this Notice of Sale shall obligate any entity to negotiate, amend, or modify said indebtedness.

To the best of the undersigned’s knowledge and belief, the party in possession is Eva Searles and Robert Searles.

Citifinancial Servicing, LLC, as Attorneyin fact for Eva Searles and Robert Searles.

This law firm is acting as a debt collector attempting to collect a debt, any information obtained will be used for that purpose.

Pendergast & Associates, P.C.
115 Perimeter Center Place
South Terraces, Suite 1000
Atlanta, GA 30346
Phone – 770-392-0398
Toll Free – 866-999-7088
www.penderlaw.com
Our File No. 14-01804-6

NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER
GEORGIA, LINCOLN COUNTY

By virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Security Deed from Thomas L. Watkins and Trina L. Watkins to Branch Banking and Trust Company, dated April 23, 2012, recorded May 3, 2012, in Deed Book 215, Page 680, Lincoln County, Georgia Records, said Security Deed having been given to secure a Note of even date in the principal amount of THIRTY-THREE THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS AND NO CENTS ($33,750.00), with interest thereon as provided for therein, there will be sold at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the courthouse door of Lincoln County, Georgia, within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in January 2015 by Branch Banking and Trust Company, as Attorney in Fact for Thomas L. Watkins and Trina L. Watkins, 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 188TH DISTRICT, G.M., LINCOLN COUNTY, GEORGIA, DESIGNATED AS LOT 17S OF POINTE SHORES SUBDIVISION, CONTAINING 1.13 ACRES, MORE OR LESS, AS SHOWN BY PLAT AND SURVEY ENTITLED FINAL SUBDIVISION PLAT FOR POINTE SHORES, PREPARED BY MATTISON AND ASSOCIATES LAND SURVEYORS, CERTIFIED BY JAMES F. MATTISON, GRLS, NO. 2701, DATED MAY 30, 2006 AND RECORDED IN PLAT CABINET A, PAGE 161, LINCOLN COUNTY, GEORGIA RECORDS; WHICH PLAT AND THE RECORDING THEREOF ARE HEREBY INCORPORATED HEREIN BY REFERENCE FOR A MORE DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY. The indebtedness secured by said Security Deed has been and is hereby declared due because of default under the terms of said Security Deed and Note, including but not limited to the nonpayment of the indebtedness as and when due. The indebtedness remaining in default, this sale will be made for the purpose of paying the same, all expenses of the sale, including attorneys’ fees and all other payments provided for under the terms of the Security Deed and Note. Said property will be sold subject to the following items which may affect the title to said property: any superior Security Deeds of record; all zoning ordinances; matters which would be disclosed by an accurate survey or by an inspection of the property; any outstanding taxes, including but not limited to ad valorem taxes, which constitute liens upon said property; special assessments; all outstanding bills for public utilities which constitute liens upon said property; all restrictive covenants, easements, 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 party in possession of the property is Thomas L. Watkins and Trina L. Watkins or tenant(s). The sale will be conducted subject to (1) confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, and (2) final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan. The name of the person or entity who has the full authority to negotiate, amend, and modify all terms of the mortgage is: Branch Banking and Trust Company, 150 Stratford Road, Suite 201, Winston-Salem, NC 27104 TEL (866) 909- 4852. THIS LAW FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. The Geheren Firm, P.C., 4828 Ashford Dunwoody Road, 2nd Floor, Atlanta, GA 30338 TEL (678) 587-9500.

NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER IN SECURITY DEED

STATE OF GEORGIA,
COUNTY OF LINCOLN.

On August 29, 2007, David John Reesor and Bethany Lianne Reesor executed a Security Deed to First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc., securing a note of even date for Eighty Five Thousand Five Hundred and No/100 Dollars ($85,500.00), said Security Deed being recorded in Deed Book 181, Pages 47-55, Lincoln County Records. Said Security Deed conveyed the property hereinafter described.

By virtue of the power of sale contained in said Security Deed to First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc., there will be sold by the undersigned at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, before the Lincoln County Courthouse door in Lincolnton, Georgia, during the legal hours of sale, being 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Eastern Time, on the first Tuesday in January, the same being January 6, 2015, the following described property:

All that lot or parcel of land, with improvements thereon, situate, lying and being in the State of Georgia, County of Lincoln, being known and designated as Lot 80, Phase B of Providence Ferry Subdivision, as shown on a plat prepared by Mattison & Associates Land Surveyors dated August 5, 2006 for Energy Conversion Corp., and recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Lincoln County, Georgia in PC A, Slide 170-171. Reference is hereby made to said plat for a more complete and accurate description of said property hereby conveyed.

Said property is conveyed subject to the Declaration of Restrictive Covenants Applicable to Providence Ferry recorded in said Clerk’s Office in Book 165, Pages 693-707 and as amended in Deed Book 168, Page 847.

Map and Parcel Number 18B 194.

The debt secured by said Security Deed and note has been and is hereby declared due and payable because of default for non-payment 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 David John Reesor and Bethany Lianne Reesor 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 David John Reesor and Bethany Lianne Reesor.

The entity with full authority to negotiate, amend and modify all terms of the mortgage with the Debtor is First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc., P.O. Box 29, Columbia, SC 29202, Phone Number 803-733-1460.

The undersigned will execute a deed to the purchaser at said sale as provided in the aforementioned Security Deed to First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc..

Dated this 24th day of November, 2014.

First Citizens Bank and Trust Company,
Inc.,
Attorney-in-fact for David John Reesor
and Bethany Lianne Reesor Sanders, Ranck &
Skilling, P.C.
P. O. Box 1005
Toccoa, GA 30577
706-886-7533
Attorneys for First Citizens Bank and Trust
Company, Inc.
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STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF LINCOLN

NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER

Because of a default in the payment of the indebtedness secured by a Security Deed executed by Eugene Possand Julie T. Poss to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for Taylor, Bean & Whitaker Mortgage Corp., and its successors and assigns dated March 21, 2007, and recorded in Deed Book 175, Page 691, Lincoln County Records, securing a Note in the original principal amount of $108,605.00, 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 Tuesday, January 6, 2015, 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, CONTAINING 17.15, MORE OR LESS, LYING AND BEING IN THAT 184 G. M. DISTRICT, LINCOLN COUNTY, GEORGIA AND BEING BOUNDED ON THE NORTH BY LAND NOW OR FORMERLY OWNED BY TONY NEWMAN; EAST BY LANDS NOW OR FORMERLY OWNED BY CLARK AND LANDS THURMOND; SOUTH BY LAND NOW OR FORMERLY OWNED BY MURRAY TOOMBS NORMAN; AND WEST BY LANDS NOW OR FORMERLY OWNED BY GREGORY CLARK THURMOND AND JOHN MARSHALL THURMOND AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED BY A PLAT OF SURVEY DATED JULY 15, 1998, PREPARED BY ROBERT F. WILKENS LINCOLN COUNTY, SURVEYOR, AND RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 223. FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY: THE APN IS SHOWN BY THE COUNTY ASSESSOR AS 31 86 B; SOURCE OF TITLE IS BOOK 114, PAGE 455 ( RECORDED 09/ 28/ 00)

Said property is known as 1144 John Lewis Drive, Lincolnton, GA 30817, 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 Julie T. Poss and Eugene Poss, successor in interest or tenant(s).

Selene Finance LP as Attorney-in-Fact for Eugene Possand Julie T. Poss

File no. 14-049151
SHAPIRO, SWERTFEGER & HASTY,
LLP*
Attorneys and Counselors at Law
2872 Woodcock Blvd., Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30341-3941
(770) 220-2535/CH
www.swertfeger.net

* THE LAW FIRM IS ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR. ANY IN- FORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.

State of Georgia Lincoln County

Debitors and Creditors Notice All persons indebted to the estate of LESLIE REES BURTON, deceased, are hereby notified to make payment to the undersigned and all persons having a claim against said estate are notified to make claim to the undersigned or be barred from participation in said estate This 10th day of December, 2014.

Executor, Jay Burton 582 Elm Street Lincolnton, GA 30817 12 18 4tp

Notice is hereby given that Lev’s Barbecue and Grill located at 2583 McCormick Hwy., Lincolnton, Georgia has made application to the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners for the renewal of a malt beverage and/or wine license. The hearing on such application will be held at the next regular meeting of the board. 12 18 1tp

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF
LINCOLN COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
Civil Action File No. 14CV0203
PETITION TO QUIET TITLE
PURSUANT TO O.C.G.A. 23-3-60, et seq
KEITH NORMAN BEGGS,
Plaintiff,
-v.-
NELSON G. APUYS,
and LABRINA APUYS,
First Defendants,
And
MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC
REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC.
Second Defendant,
And
STILLWATER COVES
COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION, INC.
Third Defendant,
And

ALL OTHER PERSONS UNKNOWN WHO CLAIM OR MIGHT CLAIM ADVERSELY TO PLAINTIFF’S TITLE TO LOT 67 STILLWATER COVES SUBDIVISON TAX MAP 10A, PARCEL 067.

NOTICE OF PUBLICATION

TO: NELSON G. APUYS, LABRINA APUYS and ALL OTHER PERSONS UNKNOWN WHO CLAIM OR MIGHT CLAIM ADVERSLEY TO PLAINTIFF’S TITLE TO LOT 67 STILLWATER COVES SUBDIVISION, TAX MAP 10A, PARCEL 067.

By order for service by publication dated December 1, 2014, you are hereby notified that on the 9th day of October 2014, KEITH NORMAN BEGGS filed suit against you for an Order Quieting Title to the above-referenced property.

You are required to file with the Clerk of Superior Court, and to serve upon plaintiff’s attorney, Thomas B. Hammond, Post Office Box 1137, Thomson, Georgia 30824 an answer in writing sixty (60) days of the date of the order for publication.

WITNESS, the Honorable Roger W. Dunaway, Jr., Chief Judge of this Superior Court.

This 9th day of December, 2014.

Clerk (Deputy)
Lincoln County Superior Court
Post Office Box 340
Lincolnton, Georgia 30817
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