2014-02-05 / Legals

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NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND

CREDITORS

STATE OF GEORGIA

COUNTY OF BURKE All creditors of the Estate of Ellie L. CARLON W. SASSER, deceased, late of Burke County, Georgia, are hereby notified to render in their demands to the undersigned according to law, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment to me. PATSY SASSER Executrix of the Estate of Carlon W.Sasser 101 McElmurray Road Waynesboro, Georgia 30830 Jan. 15, 22, 29, Feb. 5 ________________________________

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NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND

CREDITORS

STATE OF GEORGIA

COUNTY OF BURKE All creditors of the Estate of RALPH E. WOOD, deceased, are hereby notified to render their demands in writing to the undersigned Executrix according to law, properly itemized and proven, or lose priority as to your claim, and all persons indebted to the estate are required to make immediate payment to the said Executrix. This 9TH day of JANUARY, 2014. MARY SIMONS WOOD, Executrix

Last Will & Testament of RALPH E. WOOD 113 Spring Valley Rd. Waynesboro, GA 30830 Jackson E. Cox, P.C. Attorney at Law PO Box 845 Waynesboro, Georgia 30830 (706) 554-7070 Jan. 15, 22, 29, Feb. 5 _________________________________ Gpn7

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DEBTOR’S AND CREDITOR’S

NOTICE All persons having claims against James W. Cleary, late of Burke County, deceased, or against his estate, are required to present the same to the undersigned, properly itemized and proven, within the time required by Law. And all persons indebted to said deceased, or his estate, are requested to make immediate payment to the undersigned. This 14th day of January, 2014. Celeste A. Cleary, Executrix Estate of James W. Cleary Attorney: John A. Donsbach Donsbach & King, LLC P.O. Box 212139 Martinez, GA 30917-2139 ____________________________ Gpn2

18 Chentankumar M. Patel has made an application to the Burke County Board of Commissioners for a Class B Beer and Wine License (Class B – Sale of beer and wine only in the unbroken package for take-out and consumption off the premises) at a place of business called Jenkins Corner Store at 155 Claxton Road, Girard, GA 30426. Any citizen or person, firm or corporation residing in or doing business in Burke County may file objections in writing at the Burke County Board of Commissioner’s Office in the Burke County Courthouse. Such objections shall be filed no later than Feb. 11, 2014. Such objections should state (a) the names and addresses of the objectors (b) The interest of the objectors and how they would be affected by the grant of license (c) the distance in miles from the objector’s residence or place of business to the establishment of the proposed licensee (d) The nature of the objection and the grounds thereof, and (e) Where objection is filed on behalf of more than three (3) persons, the name and address of one person or representative of the group authorized to receive notice relating to the application and all hearings thereon. It shall not be a valid objection of the issuance of a license that the objector is opposed generally to the sale of alcoholic or malt beverages. Jan. 22, 29, Feb. 5 __________________________________ Gpn11

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NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER

GEORGIA, BURKE COUNTY Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a Deed to Secure Debt from Teresa Deloach to Otis F.Askin, dated January 11, 2013, recorded in Deed Book 1596, Pages 248-251, Burke County, Georgia records, said Deed to Secure Debt having been given to secure a note dated January 11, 2013, in the original principal sum of Twenty Nine Thousand and 00/100 ($29,000.00) Dollars with interest from date at the rate stated in said note on the unpaid balance until paid, there will be sold by the undersigned at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the courthouse door at Burke County, Georgia within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in January, 2014, the property described in said Deed to Secure Debt, to wit: All that lot or parcel of land, with all improvements thereon, situate, lying, and being in the 65th G.M.D., Burke County, Georgia, containing 5.00 acres, more or less, fronting a distance of 325.00 feet on Blount Road, as shown on a plat thereof prepared by Steve Bargeron & Associates, Reg. Land Surveyor, which plat is of record in the Office of the Superior Court Clerk for Burke County, Georgia in Plat File B-926; reference being made to said plat for a more complete and accurate description of said property. Property is commonly known as 227 Blount Road, Hephzibah, Georgia 30815. The debt secured by said Deed to Secure Debt has been and is hereby declared due because of, among other possible events of default, the 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 legal fees. This sale will be held subject to all unpaid taxes, assessments, and restrictions of record, if any, transfer tax and all state and county taxes. Said property will be sold as the property of Teresa Deloach, the property to the best information, knowledge, and belief of the undersigned, being presently in the possession of Teresa Deloach, and the proceeds of said sale will be applied to the payment of said indebtedness and all the expenses of said sale, including attorney’s fees, all as provided in said deed, and the balance, if any, will be distributed as provided by law. Terms of the sale are to be cash, purchaser paying for papers, revenue stamps, and all state and county taxes. This 27th day of January, 2014. Teresa Deloach By and through her attorney-in-fact Otis F. Askin Otis F. Askin, Sr. Attorney-at-law 130 ½ Davis Road Martinez, GA 30907 (706) 863-6040 Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26 __________________________________ Gpn11

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NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER,

BURKE COUNTY Pursuant to the Power of Sale contained in a Security Deed given by Jene’a Gunter and Travis A Gunter to Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. dated 11/15/2010 and recorded in Deed Book 790 Page 29, BURKE County, Georgia records; as last transferred to or acquired by Wells Fargo Bank, NA, conveying the afterdescribed property to secure a Note in the original principal amount of $ 91,900.00, 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 BURKE County, Georgia, within the legal hours of sale on March 04, 2014 (being the first Tuesday of said month unless said date falls on a Federal Holiday), the following described property: ALL THAT LOT OR PARCEL OF LAND, together with all buildings and improvements thereon, situate, lying and being in the State of Georgia, County of Burke, being known and designated as Tract 1 containing 2.29 acresandTract1Acontaining0.05acre, more or less, as shown on a plat recorded in the Office of the Clerk of the Superior Court of Burke County, Georgia, in Plats No. A-5171. Reference is hereby made to said plat for a more complete and accurate description as to metes, bounds and location of said property. 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 is commonly known as 208 11th Street East, Waynesboro, GA 30830 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): Jenea Dickson and Travis A Gunter or tenant or tenants. Wells Fargo Bank, NA is the entity or individual designated who shall have full authority to negotiate, amend and modify all terms of the mortgage. Wells Fargo Bank, NA Loss Mitigation 3476 Stateview Boulevard Fort Mill, SC 29715 1-800-662-5014 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. Wells Fargo Bank, NA as agent andAttorney in Fact for Jene’a Gunter and Travis A Gunter Aldridge Connors, LLP, 15 Piedmont Center, 3575 Piedmont Road, N.E., Suite 500,Atlanta, Georgia 30305, (404) 994-7400. 1000-667502241A THIS LAW FIRM MAY BE ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. 1000-667502241A Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26 _________________________________ Gpn11

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STATE OF GEORGIA

COUNTY OF BURKE

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 Bertha Knight to ABN AMRO Mortgage Group, Inc. in the original principal amount of $66,500.00 dated 08/02/2002, and recorded in Deed Book 395, page 157, Burke 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 March, 2014 by CitiMortgage, Inc., successor by merger with ABN AMRO Mortgage Group, Inc., as Attorney-in-Fact for Bertha Knight the following described property: All that lot or parcel of land situate, lying and being in the 63rd G.M.D., Burke County, Georgia, containing 1.00 acres, more or less, and being known and designated as Lot 32, Kingstown Estates Subdivision, as shown upon a plat thereof prepared by Steve Bargeron & Associates, Reg. Land Surveyor, dated October 11, 1994, and recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court for Burke County, Georgia, in File for Plats A-7294. Reference is hereby made to said plat for a more complete and accurate description of said property. Said property is sold subject to any restrictions and to any easements of record. Together with a mobile manufactured home described as a 2000, 28 X 56 Chandeleur, Serial No. CH2AL08116A/B, which was formerly personally but is now permanently annexed and affixed to the above-described land as a permanent improvement. Borrower declares that said mobile home will remain permanently affixed to the property and will be treated as a fixture. Borrower also declares that the wheels, axles and hitches have been removed and that the mobile home is connected to the utilities. Borrower and Lender intend that the mobile home lose its nature as personal property and become real property. In addition, Borrower declares that the mobile home has been assessed as real property for ad valorem taxes. Property known as: 704 Jamaica Rd., Sardis, GA 30456 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 Bertha Knight 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. CitiMortgage, Inc., successor by merger with ABN AMRO Mortgage Group, Inc. holds the Note and referenced Security Deed and services the loan on behalf of Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, the current owner of your loan. 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: CitiMortgage, Inc. 1000 Technology Drive O‘Fallon, MO 63368 PH: 866-272-4749 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 Bertha Knight. CitiMortgage, Inc., successor by merger with ABN AMRO Mortgage Group, Inc., as Attorney-in-fact for Bertha Knight. 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. 13-03673-2 Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26 __________________________________ Gpn11

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EXHIBIT “A”

NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER

State of Georgia,

County of Burke. Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in a Deed to Secure Debt and Security Agreement given by Travis West to American Farm Properties, Inc., dated June 11, 2012, as recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Burke County, Georgia, in Deed Book 852, at page 106, conveying the after-described property to secure a Note of even date in the original principal amount of $19,700.00, 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 Burke County, Georgia, within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in March, 2014, to wit: March 4, 2014, the following described property:

All that tract or parcel of land and all improvements thereon, lying and being in Burke County, Georgia; Farm #36 in KEYSVILLE FARMS Subdivision as shown on Plat Book B-140, Clerk’s Office, Burke County Superior Court, to which reference is hereby made for a more complete description and containing 3.10 acres. 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. 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 Deed to Secure Debt and by law, including attorney’s fees (notice of intent to collect attorney’s fees having been given). To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party (or parties) in possession of the subject property known as Lot #36 of Keysville Farms, 361 Bent Knee Road, Keysville, Georgia is: Travis West or tenant or 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 following information is being provided in accordance with O.C.G.A. § 44-14-162.2. American Farm Properties, Inc. is the secured creditor under the above-referenced Deed To Secure Debt and Promissory Note being foreclosed. The following entity shall have full authority to negotiate, amend, and modify all terms of the above-described Deed To Secure Debt and associated Note on behalf of the secured creditor: American Farm Properties, Inc., Attn: Ms. Beverly Cooper, PO Box 788, Holly Springs, MS 38635, (662) 252-4592. O.C.G.A. § 44-14-162.2 states in pertinent part that, “nothing in this subsection shall be construed to require a secured creditor to negotiate, amend, or modify the terms of a mortgage instrument.” 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. American Farm Properties, Inc. As Attorney in Fact for Travis West Tyler C. Mahaffey Attorney for American Farm Properties, Inc. Law Office of Tyler C. Mahaffey, LLC Post Office Box 859 Wrens, Georgia 30833 (706) 547-6011 * This law firm is acting as a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26 __________________________________ Gpn11

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Notice of Sale Under Power.

State of Georgia, County of BURKE. Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in a Deed to Secure Debt given by TRACY DAWN SMITH AND GERALD E SMITH to PROFESSIONAL LENDING, LLC , dated 05/31/2002, and Recorded on 06/14/ 2002 as Book No. 387 and Page No. 305- 311, BURKE County, Georgia records, as last assigned to THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF CWMBS, INC., REPERFORMING LOAN REMIC TRUST CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2003-R4 (the Secured Creditor), by assignment, conveying the after-described property to secure a Note of even date in the original principal amount of $78,764.00, 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 BURKE County Courthouse within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in March, 2014, the following described property: ALL THAT TRACT, LOT OR PARCEL OF LAND, LYING AND BEING IN THE 60TH G.M.D, BURKE COUNTY, GEORGIA, CONTAINING 0.68 ACRE, MORE OR LESS AS SHOWN ON A PLAT OF SURVEY DATED REVISED MARCH 15, 1996 BY TROY SMITH & ASSOCIATES, SURVEYOR, GA. REG. NO. 2459 RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF SUPERIOR COURT OF BURKE COUNTY, GEORGIA IN FILE FOR PLATS NO. A-7658 ON MARCH 22, 1996. SAID PLAT OF SURVEY IS BY REFERENCE INCORPORATED HEREIN AND MADE A PART HEREOF. SAID PARCEL IS DESIGNATED AS LOT 8A, ACADEMYACRES SUBDIVISION. 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). THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF CWMBS, INC., REPERFORMING LOAN REMIC TRUST CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2003-R4 holds the duly endorsed Note and is the current assignee of the Security Deed to the property. BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, acting on behalf of and, as necessary, in consultation with THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF CWMBS, INC., REPERFORMING LOAN REMIC TRUST CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2003-R4 (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, BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP may be contacted at: BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, PTX-C-32, 7105 CORPORATE, PLANO, TX 75024, 800-669- 6650. 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 215 LIVE OAK DRIVE, WAYNESBORO, GEORGIA 30830 is/are: TRACY DAWN SMITH AND GERALD E SMITH 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. THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF CWMBS, INC., REPERFORMING LOAN REMIC TRUST CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2003-R4 as Attorney in Fact for TRACY DAWN SMITH AND GERALD E SMITH. THIS LAW FIRM IS ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. 00000004101382 BARRETT DAFFIN FRAPPIER LEVINE & BLOCK, LLP 15000 Surveyor Boulevard Addison, Texas 75001 Telephone: (972) 341-5398. Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26 __________________________________ Gpn11

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NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER

GEORGIA, BURKE COUNTY By virtue of Power of Sale contained in Deed to Secure Debt from FANNIE B. JOHNSON hereinafter Grantor(s), to SOUTHERN BANK, dated September 20, 2002, recorded in Deed Book 405, Pages 125-136, Burke County Records; said Deed to Secure Debt being given to secure a Note and Security Agreement, in the principal amount of $25,774.24 and having been last modified on September 7, 2011 as filed in Book 816, page 114; there will be sold by the undersigned at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the Courthouse door at Burke County, Georgia, within the legal hours of sale on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, the following described property:All that lot or parcel of land, situate, lying and being in the City of Sardis in the 64th G.M. District of Burke County, Georgia, containing six-tenths (0.60) acre as shown and designated upon a plat of survey thereof made by Robert L. Bell, Surveyor, Ga. Reg. No. 274, dated November 11, 1981, a copy of which is filed for record in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Burke County, Georgia in Plat File No. A-5938 and which is incorporated herein by reference for a more particular description of the location, metes, bounds and dimensions of said land. Said land is bounded generally according to said plat as follows: North by a proposed 30 foot road right-of-way; East by lands of Rachael Files Grant, the property line following the center line of a ditch; South by GirardAvenue; and West by lands now or formerly of Davis Jenkins and lands of Freddie Kitchens. Tax and Parcel: S01-404-A The entity that has full authority to negotiate, amend and modify all terms of the mortgage with Debtor is: Southern Bank, P.O. Box 927, Waynesboro, Georgia 30830. Telephone number is 706-437-7315. Please understand that the secured creditor is not required by law to negotiate, amend or modify the terms of the mortgage instrument. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party in possession of the property is Fannie B. Johnson and Bobby Johnson. Said property is known as 806 Helen Street, Sardis, Burke County, GA. The debt secured by said Deed to Secure Debt has been and is hereby declared due because of, among other possible events of default, nonpayment 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. Said property will be sold subject to any outstanding ad valorem taxes, special assessments, unpaid utility bills constituting liens against the property, and all Security Deeds, liens and encumbrances existing when the above-described Deed to Secure Debt was filed for record. Southern Bank, As Attorney-Fact for the Above-named Grantor(s) MARK L. WILHELMI, P.C. By: Mark L. Wilhelmi 3527 Wheeler Road, Suite 401 Augusta, Georgia 30909 Telephone: (706) 868-9646 THIS LAW FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT, ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26 _______________________________ Gpn11

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NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER

GEORGIA, BURKE 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 Yoquan J. Bennett and Adale Y. Mcbride Bennett to H& R BLOCK MORTGAGE CORPORATION, A MASSACHUSETTS CORPORATION, dated March 27, 2006, recorded in Deed Book 592, Page 215, Burke County, Georgia records, as last transferred to DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR SOUNDVIEW HOME LOAN TRUST 2006- OPT5, ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-OPT5 by assignment recorded or to be recorded, Burke County, Georgia records conveying the after-described property to secure a Note in the original principal amount of SEVENTY FIVE THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED FIVE AND NO/100THS DOLLARS ($75,905.00); 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 Burke County, Georgia, within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in March, 2014 the following described property: ALL THAT TRACT, LOT OR PARCEL OF LAND, WITH IMPROVEMENTS THEREON, LYING, SITUATE AND BEING IN THE 60TH G.M.D., BURKE COUNTY, GEORGIA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY SHOWN AND DESCRIBED CONTAINING 1.00 ACRE UPON A PLAT OF SURVEY FOR YOQUAN BENNETT PREPARED BY STEVE BARGERON AND ASSOCIATES, STEVE BARGERON, SURVEYOR (GA. REG. NO. 1871), DATED APRIL 14, 2003. SAID PLAT OF SURVEY WAS RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF SUPERIOR COURT OF BURKE COUNTY, GEORGIA IN PLAT FILE NO. A-9163 ON 05/2/2003. SAID PLAT OF SURVEY IS BY REFERENCE INCORPORATED HEREIN AND MADE PART HEREOF. BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO YOQUAN BENNETT BY DEED FROM MARY SMALL BENNETT RECORDED 05/09/2003 IN DEED BOOK 434 PAGE 181, IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE SUPERIOR COURT OF BURKE COUNTY, GEORGIA. The debt secured by said Security Deed has been and is hereby declared due because of, among other possible events of default, failure to pay the indebtedness as and when due and in the manner provided in the Note and Security Deed. The debt remaining in default, this sale will be made for the purpose of paying the same and all expenses of this sale, as provided in Security Deed and by law, including 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. The entity that has full authority to negotiate, amend, and modify all terms of the mortgage with the debtor is: Ocwen Loan Servicing LLC, Attention: Home Retention Department, 1661 Worthington Road, Suite 100, West Palm Beach, FL 33409, Fax 407-737-5693. Please understand that the secured creditor is not required by law to negotiate, amend, or modify the terms of the mortgage instrument. To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the parties in possession of the property are Yoquan J. Bennett and Adale Y. Mcbride Bennett or a tenant or tenants and said property is more commonly known as 1034 GA Highway 56 N, Waynesboro, GA 30830. 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 SOUNDVIEW HOME LOAN TRUST 2006- OPT5, ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-OPT5 As Attorney in Fact for Yoquan J. Bennett and Adale Y. Mcbride Bennett Weissman, Nowack, Curry & Wilco, PC Attn: Ocwen Team One Alliance Center 3500 Lenox Road Atlanta, GA 30326 Our File# 017969 Feb. 5. 12. 19, 26 ________________________________ Gpn11

NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER

GEORGIA, BURKE COUNTY Because of default in the payment of the indebtedness, secured by a Security Deed executed by Lonza Griffin and Elisaida Griffin to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for Southern Highlands Mortgage, LLC, its successors and assigns dated July 30, 2008 in the amount of $242,000.00, and recorded in Deed Book 711, Page 56, Burke County, Georgia Records; as last transferred to Branch Banking and Trust Company by assignment; the undersigned, Branch Banking and Trust Company pursuant to said deed and the 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 in March, 2014 , during the legal hours of sale, at the Courthouse door in Burke County, sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, the property described in said deed to-wit: All that land or parcel of land, with improvements thereon, situate, lying and being in the 67th GMD of Burke County, Georgia containing 1.88 acres, more or less, said lot is further known and designated as Lot #10-Section III of Cheryl Ann Acres subdivision as shown on a plat of the same prepared by Troy Smith andAssociates, Reg. Land Surveyor, dated September 5, 1990, revised October 14, 1990, recorded in the Office of the Clerk of the Superior Court of Burke County, Georgia in Plat File “A”- 6234. Reference is made to said plat for a more complete and accurate description as to the metes, bounds and location of said property. Said property is conveyed subject to a Planters Electric Membership Corporation Right-of-Way Easement recorded in said Clerk‘s Office in Book 705, Page 88-89 and to any and all easements and restrictions of record. TAX #: 063B 0119 which has the property address of 856 Manderson Circle, Hephzibah, Georgia, together with all fixtures and other personal property conveyed by said deed. The sale will be held subject to any unpaid taxes, assessments, rights-of-way, easements, protective covenants or restrictions, liens, and other superior matters of record which may affect said property. 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. Notice has been given of intention to collect attorneys’ fees in accordance with the terms of the note secured by said deed. Notice has been also given, in writing and by certified mail, return receipt requested, to the borrower, of the name, address, and telephone number of the individual or entity who shall have full authority to negotiate, amend, and modify all terms of the Security Deed and the note thereby secured in accordance with O. C. G. A. Section 44- 14- 162.2( a). To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party (or parties) in possession of the subject property is (are): Lonza Griffin and Elisaida Griffin or tenant or tenants and the proceeds of said sale will be applied to the payment of said indebtedness, the expense of said sale, all as provided in said deed, and the undersigned will execute a deed to the purchaser as provided in the aforementioned Security Deed. Pursuant to O.C.G.A. 44-14-162.2, the name, address and telephone number of the individual or entity who shall have the full authority to negotiate, amend, or modify all terms of the above-described mortgage is as follows: Branch Banking and Trust Co. PO Box 2067 Greenville, SC 29602-2067 Phone Number: 800-827-3722. The foregoing notwithstanding, nothing in O.G.C.A. 44-14-162.2 shall require the secured creditor to negotiate, amend or modify the terms of the mortgage instrument. Branch Banking and Trust Company Attorney in Fact for Lonza Griffin and Elisaida Griffin McCurdy & Candler, L.L.C. (404) 373-1612 www.mccurdycandler.com The True Citizen Publication Dates:02-05-2014, 02-12- 2014, 02-19-2014, 02-26-2014 File No. 14-00104 /FNMA/llawson THIS LAW FIRM IS ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR AND IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26 _________________________________ Gpn11

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STATE OF GEORGIA

COUNTY OF BURKE

NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER Because of a default in the payment of the indebtedness secured by a Security Deed executed by Latonia Dixon to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for Federal Guaranty Mortgage Co., and its successors and assigns dated June 13, 2006, and recorded in Deed Book 603, Page 243, Burke County Records, said Security Deed having been last sold, assigned, transferred and conveyed to Wells Fargo Bank, NA by Assignment, securing a Note in the original principal amount of $78,764.00, 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, March 4, 2014, 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 lot or parcel of land, situate, lying and being in the 66th GMD of Burke County, Georgia, containing 1.00 acre and being known and designated as Lot 5 on a plat prepared by Bargeron & Associates, dated February 12, 1999 and recorded in the (Office Of the Clerk of the Superior of Burke County, Georgia in Plat File “A” 8474. Reference is hereby made to said plat for a more particular description as to metes, bounds and location of said property Includes 2000 Fleetwood GAFLY39A14544F212 and GAFLY39B14544F212 Said property is known as 1853 Cates Mead Road, Waynesboro, GA 30830, 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 Latonia Dixon, successor in interest or tenant(s). Wells Fargo Bank, NA as Attorney-in- Fact for Latonia Dixon File no. 14-045192 SHAPIRO, SWERTFEGER & HASTY, LLP* Attorneys and Counselors at Law 2872 Woodcock Blvd., Suite 100 Atlanta, GA 30341-3941 (770) 220-2535/CP www.swertfeger.net *THE LAW FIRM IS ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. [FC-NOS] Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26 _________________________________ Gpn11

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NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER

STATE OF GEORGIA

COUNTY OF BURKE Under and by virtue of the power of sale (the “Power of Sale”) contained in that certain Deed to Secure Debt given by Ethel Meriweather to Capital City Bank, dated November 8, 2005, recorded in Deed Book 1720, Page 24, Clerk’s Office, Burke Superior Court, (the “Security Deed”) conveying the after-described property to secure that certain note as subsequently modified and/or extended (the “Note”), through the open-end provisions therein, in the original principal amount of Thirty Thousand and 00/100 Dollars ($30,000.00), with interest thereon as set forth therein, there will be a sale at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the courthouse door of Burke County, Georgia, within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday of March, 2014, or, if the first Tuesday is a legal Holiday the first nonholiday day after the first Tuesday in March, following described property (the “Property”): All that tract or parcel of land, situate, lying and being in the State of Georgia, County of Burke, containing 1.0 acres, more or less, and being more particularly shown on a plat prepared by Harbin Land Surveyors, dated March 16, 1998 and recorded in the Office of Burke County, Georgia, in File for Plats No. A- 8417. Reference is hereby made to said plat for a more complete and accurate description as to metes, bounds and location of said property. Said property is conveyed subject to any restrictions or easements of record in said Clerk’s Office. The debts secured by said Security Deed have been and are 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 Notes and Security Deed. The debt remaining in default, this sale will be made for the purpose of paying same and, additionally, all expenses of this sale, as provided in the Security deed and by law, including without limitation attorney fees (the statutory notice of intent to collect attorney fees having been served). Said Property will be sold subject to any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes that are a lien, but not yet due and payable); matters that may be disclosed by an accurate survey and/or inspection of the property; assessments, liens, encumbrances, zoning ordinances, restrictions, covenants; and matters of record superior to the Security Deed. Additionally, this 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 loans with the holder of the Security Deed. To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party in possession of the Property is Ethel Meriweather, and/or tenants. Capital City Bank as Attorney-in-Fact for Ethel Meriweather Blair K. Cleveland, Esq. Martin Snow, LLP 240 Third Street P.O. Box 1606 Macon, Georgia 31202-1606 (478) 749-1726 This Law Firm is acting as a debt collector and is attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26 _________________________________ Gpn11

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NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER

GEORGIA, BURKE COUNTY Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a Deed to Secure Debt from Karen F. Garcia to Otis F.Askin, datedAugust 12, 2008, recorded in Deed Book 720, Pages 186-189, Burke County, Georgia records, said Deed to Secure Debt having been given to secure a note dated August 12, 2008, in the original principal sum of Thirty Nine Thousand Five Hundred and 00/100 ($39,500.00) Dollars with interest from date at the rate stated in said note on the unpaid balance until paid, there will be sold by the undersigned at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the courthouse door at Burke County, Georgia within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in January, 2014, the property described in said Deed to Secure Debt, to wit: All those parcels of land, situate, lying, and being in the 67th G.M.D., Burke County, Georgia, containing 5.0 acres, more or less, and being known and designated as Lots 19 & 20, Section I, CherylAnnAcres Subdivision, as shown on a plat thereof prepared by Troy Smith & Associates, Reg. Land Surveyor, which plat is of record in the Office of the Superior Court Clerk for Burke County, Georgia in Plat File A-6234; reference being made to said plat for a more complete and accurate description of said property. Property is commonly known as 711 and 709 Four Points Road, Hephzibah, Georgia 30815. The debt secured by said Deed to Secure Debt has been and is hereby declared due because of, among other possible events of default, the 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 legal fees. This sale will be held subject to all unpaid taxes, assessments, and restrictions of record, if any, transfer tax and all state and county taxes. Said property will be sold as the property of Karen F. Garcia, the property to the best information, knowledge, and belief of the undersigned, being presently in the possession of Karen F. Garcia, and the proceeds of said sale will be applied to the payment of said indebtedness and all the expenses of said sale, including attorney’s fees, all as provided in said deed, and the balance, if any, will be distributed as provided by law. Terms of the sale are to be cash, purchaser paying for papers, revenue stamps, and all state and county taxes. This 27th day of January, 2014. Karen F. Garcia By and through her attorney-in-fact Otis F. Askin Otis F. Askin, Sr. Attorney-at-law 130 ½ Davis Road Martinez, GA 30907 (706) 863-6040 Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26 _________________________________ Gpn11

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NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER

GEORGIA, BURKE COUNTY By virtue of Power of Sale contained in Deed to Secure Debt from JOE E. HAMMOCK and TONJA JO HAMMOCK hereinafter Grantor(s), to SOUTHERN BANK, dated June 2, 1998, recorded in Deed Book 245, Page 566-568, Burke County Records; and having been last modified July 28, 2005 in Deed Book 557, Page 108; said Deed to Secure Debt being given to secure a Note and Security Agreement in the original principal amount of $16,560.22; there will be sold by the undersigned at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the Courthouse door at Burke County, Georgia, within the legal hours of sale on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, the following described property: All that tract or parcel of land situate, lying and being in the 68th Militia District of Burke County, Georgia, containing 28.57 acres, more or less, and bounded as follows: North and West by lands now or formerly of Mrs. Daisy Buxton; Northeast by lands now or formerly of T.S. Hills, conveyed to Kate A. Hillis; Southeast by lands now or formerly of B.L. Foster, E.G. Hayman, Estate of Mrs. Eva N. Flake and Dr. L.B. Royal; South by lands now or formerly of Mrs. A.A. Heath, Mrs. Mollie Hammock and J.M. Rowland, the middle of the Savannah and Augusta Public Road being the dividing line between said tract of land conveyed and the lands of J.M. Rowland. For a more complete description of said tract of land herein conveyed reference is made to a plat of survey made by John E. Twitty, Surveyor, dated December 30, 1921, and recorded in the Office of the Clerk of the Burke Superior Court in Plat Book 1, page 265. This is the same property that was conveyed to Ann H. Clifford and J. Paul Moore by deed of Danny Herlong dated October 1976 and recorded in said Clerk’s Office in Deed Book 105, page 633 and J. Paul Moore conveyed his one-half (1/2) undivided interest to Ann H. Clifford by deed dated May 31, 1990, and deed was recorded in Deed Book 177, page 359, Burke County, Georgia, records. Said property is more particularly described on plat of survey made by Robert L. Bell, Surveyor, dated September 6, 1977. The entity that has full authority to negotiate, amend and modify all terms of the mortgage with Debtor is: Southern Bank, P.O. Box 927, Waynesboro, Georgia 30830, telephone number 760-437-7315. Please understand that the secured creditor is not required by law to negotiate, amend or modify the terms of the mortgage instrument.To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party in possession of the property is Joe E. & Tonja Jo Hammock. Said property is located at 28.57 acres in Burke County, Georgia.The debt secured by said Deed to Secure Debt has been and is hereby declared due because of, among other possible events of default, nonpayment 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. Said property will be sold subject to any outstanding ad valorem taxes, special assessments, unpaid utility bills constituting liens against the property, and all Security Deeds, liens and encumbrances existing when the above-described Deed to Secure Debt was filed for record. Southern Bank, As Attorney- Fact for the Above-named Grantor(s) MARK L. WILHELMI, P.C. By: Mark L. Wilhelmi 3527 Wheeler Road, Suite 401 Augusta, Georgia 30909 Telephone: (706) 868-9646 THIS LAW FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT, ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26 ______________________________ Gpn18

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IN THE PROBATE COURT

COUNTY OF BURKE

STATE OF GEORGIA

I N RE: ESTATE OF

EARL M. NEELY,

DECEASED

PETITION FOR LETTERS OF

ADMINISTRATION NOTICE ELANORA D. NEELY has petitioned to be appointed Administrator of the estate of EARL M. NEELY deceased, of said County. The Petitioner has also applied for waiver of bond and/or grant of certain powers contained in O.C.G.A. §53-12-261. All interested parties are hereby notified to show cause why said petition should not be granted. All objections to the petition must be in writing, setting forth the grounds of any such objections, and must be filed with the court on or before MARCH 3, 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 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. PRESTON B. LEWIS, III PROBATE JUDGE OF BURKE COUNTY BURKE COUNTY COURTHOUSE 111 EAST SIXTH STREET P.O. BOX 322 WAYNESBORO, GA 30830 ADDRESS (706) 554-3000 TELEPHONE NUMBER Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26 ________________________________ Gpn18

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IN THE PROBATE COURT

COUNTY OF BURKE

STATE OF GEORGIA

IN RE: ESTATE OF

JOHN WILLIE WRIGHT, SR.,

DECEASED

PETITION FOR LETTERS OF

ADMINISTRATION NOTICE WILLIE MAE WRIGHT has petitioned to be appointed Administrator of the estate of JOHN WILLIE WRIGHT, SR. deceased, of said County. The Petitioner has also applied for waiver of bond and/or grant of certain powers contained in O.C.G.A. §53-12-261. All interested parties are hereby notified to show cause why said petition should not be granted. All objections to the petition must be in writing, setting forth the grounds of any such objections, and must be filed with the court on or before MARCH 3, 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 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. PRESTON B. LEWIS, III PROBATE JUDGE OF BURKE COUNTY BURKE COUNTY COURTHOUSE 111 EAST SIXTH STREET P.O. BOX 322 WAYNESBORO, GA 30830 ADDRESS (706) 554-3000 TELEPHONE NUMBER Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26 _________________________________ Gpn7

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STATE OF GEORGIA

COUNTY OF BURKE All creditors of the Estate of CARLON W. SASSER, deceased, late of Burke County, Georgia, are hereby notified to render in their demands to the undersigned according to law, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment to me. PATSY SASSER Executrix of the Estate of Carlon W.Sasser 101 McElmurray Road Waynesboro, Georgia 30830 Jerry M. Daniel Attorney at Law 437 Liberty Street Waynesboro, Georgia 30830 Georgia Bar No. 204200 (706) 554-5522 whitebetty384@aol.com Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26 _________________________________ Gpn9

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NOTICE OF POLLING PLACE

CHANGE SOUTH WAYNESBORO POLLING PLACE FOR BURKE COUNTY ELECTIONS WILL BE CHANGED FOR 2014 ELECTIONS AND THE FOLLOWING YEARS. CHANGE FROM AMERICAN LEGION BUILDING WILL BE TO THE WAYNESBORO RECREATION GYM AT 208 HIGHWAY 24 S, WAYNESBORO. THE WAYNESBORO RECREATION GYM IS EQUIPED WITH SUITABLE AND APPROPRIATE ACCESS FOR DISABLED ELECTORS. BARBARA N. HAMMETT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Feb. 5, 12 _________________________________ Gpn5

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NOTICE OF ELECTION OF BRIER

CREEK

SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION

DISTRICT SUPERVISOR February 3, 2014 To all qualified voters in Burke County: Notice if hereby given that on November 4, 2014, a non-partisan election will be held to elect one supervisor(s) from Burke County in the Brier Creek Soil and water Conservation District. District Supervisors serve as unpaid state officials who represent their counties in support of soil and water conservation activities. March 7, 2014 is the last day on which nominations for candidates for the election will be accepted. The signatures of at least 25 qualified electors of the county are required to nominate a candidate. Candidates must also be qualified electors of the county. Nominating petitions must be received in the office of the Burke County Election Superintendent at 602 North Liberty Street, Room 104, Waynesboro, GA not later than 12:00 noon on March 7, 2014. Petitions may be obtained from the Conservation Commission at the address below, from the Commission’s website at www.gaswcc.org, or from the Election Superintendent of Burke County. STATE SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION COMMISSION Brent L. Dykes, Executive Director 4310 Lexington Road P.O. Box 8024 Athens, GA 30603 Feb. 5, 12 ________________________________

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