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GRAGG, SABRINA ...

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE OF RIGHT OF REDEMPTION
STATE OF GEORGIA/COUNTY OF STEPHENS

TO: 1) Sabrina Gragg 2) Unknown Heirs and Assigns of Sabrina Gragg, 3) all tenants/occupants/residents, 4) State of Georgia, 5) Stephens County Tax Commissioner, and 6) All Persons Known or Unknown Who May Claim an Interest in Property Known as 90 Eagle Claw Ct, Martin, GA 30557

TAKE NOTICE THAT:

The right to redeem the described property 90 Eagle Claw Ct, Martin, GA 30557 (Tax Parcel 067 D070), as follows, to wit:

All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in the 1647th District, G.M., Stephens County, Georgia and being known as Lot 44, Seven Forks Crossing, Section 111, containing 0.70 of an acre, more or less and being more particularly described on a plat of survey prepared by Russell Bartlett, R.S., dated June 10,1985, recorded in Plat Book 11, Page 256, Stephens County Records, which plat and the recordation thereof is incorporated herein by reference thereto. Said property is conveyed subject to Restrictive Covenants as recorded in Deed Book 183, Pages 160-161, Stephens County Records. The above described property being the same as that conveyed from Teresa L Cronic to Sandra K Wildenhaus and Debbie L. Allen by Warranty Deed dated November 30, 1998, recorded in Deed Book 422, Pages 436-437, Stephens County Records. As described in Deed Book 650, Page 410. Further described as Map & Parcel 067D070.

Will expire and be forever foreclosed and barred on and after the 16th day of June, 2017.
The tax deed to which this notice relates is dated the 3rd day of May, 2016 and is recorded in the office of the Clerk of the Superior Court of Stephens County, Georgia, in Deed Book 1091, Page 426.

The property may be redeemed at any time before the 16th day of June, 2017, by payment of the redemption price as fixed and provided by law to the undersigned at the following address: David A. Basil, LLC, 301 Bradley Street, Suite B-7, Carrollton, Georgia, 30117.

Please be governed accordingly.
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TR337887

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DEAN, RALPH EDWARD ...

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF STEPHENS COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA

IN RE: ESTATE OF
RALPH EDWARD DEAN, DECEASED

ESTATE NO. - 12285

PETITION FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION
NOTICE

TO: whom it may concern:

KATHY JEAN GLASS AND BRENDA FAYE GARRETT has petitioned to be appointed Administrator(s) of the estate of RALPH EDWARD DEAN 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 toshow 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 orbefore MAY 29TH , 20 17.

BE NOTIFIED FURTHER: All objections to the Petition must be in writing, setting fortht he grounds of any such objections. All objections should be sworn to before a notary public orbefore 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.

GLENDA S ERNEST
Judge of the Probate Court
By Cindy Simmons
Clerk of the Probate Court

70 N ALEXANDER ST SUITE 108
TOCCOA, GA 30577
706-886-2828
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TR339391

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BRAWNER, HERCHEL E ...

NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER

GEORGIA, STEPHENS 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 Herchel E. Brawner and Ouida M. Brawner to CitiFinancial Services, Inc., dated February 27, 2006, recorded in Deed Book 748, Page 126, Stephens County, Georgia Records, as last transferred to FV-I, Inc. in trust for Morgan Stanley Mortgage Capital Holdings LLC by assignment recorded in Deed Book 1118, Page 481, Stephens County, Georgia Records, conveying the after-described property to secure a Note in the original principal amount of SIXTY-FIVE THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED THIRTY-THREE AND 53/100 DOLLARS ($65,733.53), 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 Stephens County, Georgia, or at such place as may be lawfully designated as an alternative, within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in June, 2017, the following described property:
SEE EXHIBIT "A" ATTACHED HERETO AND MADE A PART HEREOF

The debt secured by said Security Deed has been and is hereby declared due because of, among other possible events of default, failure to pay the indebtedness as and when due and in the manner provided in the Note and Security Deed. The debt remaining in default, this sale will be made for the purpose of paying the same and all expenses of this sale, as provided in 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.

FV-I, Inc. in trust for Morgan Stanley Mortgage Capital Holdings LLC is the holder of the Security Deed to the property in accordance with OCGA 44-14-162.2.

The entity that has full authority to negotiate, amend, and modify all terms of the mortgage with the debtor is: Specialized Loan Servicing, 8742 Lucent Blvd STE 300, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129 800-306-6059.

To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party in possession of the property is Herchel E. Brawner and Ouida M. Brawner or a tenant or tenants and said property is more commonly known as 177 Highpoint Ave, Toccoa, Georgia 30577.

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.

FV-I, Inc. in trust for Morgan Stanley Mortgage Capital Holdings LLC
as Attorney in Fact for
Herchel E. Brawner and Ouida M. Brawner

McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC
1544 Old Alabama Road
Roswell, Georgia 30076
www.foreclosurehotline.net
EXHIBIT "A"

All that certain parcel of land lying and being situated in the County of Stephens, State of GA, to wit:

All that tract or parcel of land situate, lying and being in the City of Toccoa, (440) G.M.D., Stephens County, Georgia, lying on the East right-of-way of Highpoint Avenue containing 0.34 acres and being known and designated as 177 Highpoint Avenue according to a plat of survey by Clelland A. Tyson, R.S. Dated July 20, 1991 and recorded in Plat Book 15, Page 385, Stephens County Records, and being more particularly described as follows: Beginning at an iron pin found on the East right-of-way of Highpoint Avenue, said iron pin located 76 feet North of the right-of-way of Davis Avenue as measured along the East right-of-way of Highpoint Avenue North 01 degree 30 minutes East 106.4 feet to an iron pin found; thence running North 46 degrees 29 minutes East 142.7 feet to a fence corner; thence running along the West right-of-way of Saxon Place South 2 degrees 33 minutes West 103.0 feet to a fence corner; thence running along property of Whitehead South 85 degrees 01 minutes West 141.1 feet to the iron pin point of beginning.

Tax Map Reference: T-28-003

Being that parcel of land conveyed to Herchel E. Brawner and Ouida M. Brawner, for and during their joint lives, and, upon the death of either of them, then the survivor of them from Armine G. Stinnett and Cheryl J. Stinnett by that deed dated 07/29/1991 and recorded 07/30/1991 in deed book 249, at page 208 of the Stephens County, GA Public Registry.

MR/crp1 6/6/17
Our file no. 5387716 - FT1
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TR334847

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BROSTROM, MARK ...

NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER GEORGIA, STEPHENS COUNTY

By virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Security Deed from Mark Brostrom and Charlotte Anna Brostrom to First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc. now known as First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company (First-Citizens), dated October 14, 2005, filed and recorded October 27, 2005 in Deed Book 731, Page 481, Stephens County, Georgia Records (as amended, modified, or revised from time to time, Security Deed), said Security Deed having been given to secure a Note in the original principal amount of ONE HUNDRED FOUR THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED THIRTY-FIVE AND NO/100THS DOLLARS ($104,535.00) (as amended, modified, or revised from time to time, the Note), 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 STEPHENS COUNTY, Georgia, within the legal hours for sale on the first Tuesday in June, 2017, all property described in said Security Deed, including, but not limited to, declarant's rights, if any, and, without limitation, the following described property (or so much thereof as has not, as of said first Tuesday, by duly executed and recorded instrument, previously been released from the lien of the Security Deed):

ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND LYING AND BEING IN THE 1647TH GMD, STEPHENS COUNTY, GEORGIA; ON THE WATERS OF LAKE HARTWELL, AND BEING KNOWN AND DESIGNATED AS LOT 4 SEVEN FORKS CROSSING, SECTION I, AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT AN IRON PIN CORNER ON THE NORTH RIGHT OF WAY OF SEVEN FORKS TRAIL, SAID IRON PIN BEING LOCATED 447.8 FEET FROM THE NORTHWEST INTERSECTION OF SEVEN FORKS ROAD AND SEVEN FORKS TRAIL AND BEING COMMON TO LOTS 3 AND 4; RUNNING THENCE ALONG SEVEN FORKS TRAIL NORTH 49 DEGREES 48 MINUTES WEST 100.2 FEET TO A POINT COMMON TO LOTS 4 AND 5; THENCE RUNNING ALONG LOT 5 NORTH 00 DEGREES 30 MINUTES EAST 573.5 FEET TO A POINT THENCE RUNNING SOUTH 34 DEGREES 57 MINUTES EAST 150.0 FEET TO A POINT COMMON TO LOTS 4 AND 3; THENCE RUNNING ALONG LOT 3 SOUTH 01 DEGREES 34 MINUTES WEST 515.1 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING AND CONTAINING 1.03 ACRES ALL ACCORDING TO PLAT OF SURVEY BY RUSSELL N. BARTLETT REGISTERED SURVEYOR, DATED APRIL 22, 1985, AND RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 11, PAGE 247, OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF SUPERIOR COURT, STEPHENS COUNTY, GEORGIA. THIS DESCRIPTION AS CONTAINED THEREIN BEING INCORPORATED HEREIN BY REFERENCE. THIS CONVEYANCE IS SUBJECT TO THOSE RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS AS RECORDED IN DEED BOOK 184, PAGES 55-56, STEPHENS COUNTY, GEORGIA.

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 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: all zoning ordinances; matters which would be disclosed by an accurate survey or by inspection of the property; any outstanding taxes, including, but not limited to, ad valorem taxes, which constitute liens upon said property; special assessments; and all outstanding bills for public utilities which constitute liens upon said property. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party in possession of the property is Mark Brostrom and Charlotte Anna Brostrom or tenant(s).

The sale will be conducted subject (1) to confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under the United States Bankruptcy Code and (2) to final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan with the holder of the Security Deed. First-Citizens and its counsel are acting as debt collectors. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose.

First-Citizens as Attorney-in-Fact for MARK BROSTROM AND CHARLOTTE ANNA BROSTROM
Contact: Brian Pierce, Esq.
Adams and Reese LLP
3424 Peachtree Road, N.E., Suite 450
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
Telephone (470) 427-3700
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TR341379

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HAYES, JONATHAN FORE #2 ...

NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER CONTAINED IN DEED TO SECURE DEBT

STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF STEPHENS

Pursuant to a power of sale contained in a certain Deed to Secure Debt with Power of Sale executed by Jonathan Bernard Hayes and Jason LaShawn Hayes, hereinafter referred to collectively as Grantor, with the singular including the plural, to First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc., recorded in Deed Book 746, Pages 118-124, the deed records of the Clerk of the Superior Court of Stephens County, Georgia as modified by that certain Modification of Security Deed recorded in Deed Book 963, Page 260, Stephens County, Georgia records, having been given to secure a debt evidenced by a Promissory Note in the original principal amount of $51,808.37 with interest at the rate stated in said Promissory Note, and by virtue of a default in the payment of the debt secured by said Deed to Secure Debt, the undersigned attorney-in-fact for the aforesaid Grantor (which attorney-in-fact is First-Citizens Bank and Trust Company, the present holder of said Deed to Secure Debt and debt secured thereby) will sell before the door of the courthouse in Stephens County, Georgia, within the legal hours of sale, for cash, to the highest bidder on Tuesday, June 6, 2017, the property which, as of the time of the execution of said Deed to Secure Debt, was described as follows:
All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in the Big Smith (215) G.M.D., Stephens County, Georgia, CONTAINING 2.00 ACRES lying off the North right-of way of DeFoor Road, as set out on a plat of survey for Willie B. Hayes by Russell N. Bartlett, R.S., dated January 23, 1990, recorded in Plat Book 15, Page 190, Stephens County Records, the description as contained therein being incorporated herein by reference, and being more particularly described as follows: BEGINNING at an iron pin set North from Defoor Road adjacent to now or formerly DeFoor property; thence running along now or formerly DeFoor property North 75 degrees 31 minutes West 515.38 feet to an iron pin found adjacent to now or formerly Jackson property; thence running along now or formerly Jackson property North 54 degrees 48 minutes East 221.55 feet to an iron pin set adjacent to L.C. Hayes property; thence running along L.C. Hayes property South 75 degrees 31 minute East 516.06 feet to an iron pin set; thence continuing along L.C. Hayes property South 54 degrees 56 minutes West 221.99 feet to the beginning iron pin set.
There is further conveyed a perpetual, non-exclusive ingress and egress easement along the presently existing roadway leading from the North right of way of DeFoor Road to the above described property, and there is further conveyed the right of ingress and egress along the 10 foot wide strip of property described as L.C. Hayes on the plat of survey above described.
The above described property being the same as conveyed from the Estate of Willie B. Hayes, Deceased, to Blanche E. Hayes, Jonathan Bernard Hayes and Jason LaShawn Hayes by virtue of a Years Support Award dated August 3, 1993, recorded in Deed Book 290, Pages 411-412, Stephens County Records.
Said property is commonly known as 205 Howard Road, Toccoa, Stephens County, Georgia 30577. Said sale will be made subject to the following items which may affect the title to said property: All superior liens, restrictive covenants, easements and rights-of-way appearing of record, if any; all zoning ordinances; matters which would be disclosed by an accurate survey or by an inspection of the property; all outstanding and/or unpaid taxes which may be liens upon the property; and all outstanding or unpaid bills and assessments for street improvements, curbing, garbage, water, sewage and public utilities which may be liens upon said property.
First-Citizens Bank and Trust Company, as Attorney-In-Fact for the Aforesaid Grantor
c/o Thomas V. Keough, Esq.
STOKES CARMICHAEL & ERNST LLP
2018 Powers Ferry RD, Suite 700
Atlanta, Georgia 30339
404-352-1465, ext. 422
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TR339815

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JAMISON, TOMMY & TONYA ...

NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER IN SECURITY DEED

STATE OF GEORGIA,
COUNTY OF STEPHENS.

On December 5, 2003, Tommy C. Jamison and Tonya J. Hopper, f/k/a Tonya L. Jamison executed a Deed to Secure Debt to Stephens Federal Bank, n/k/a Oconee Federal Savings and Loan Association, successor by merger, securing a note of even date for Three Hundred Thirty Six and No/100 Dollars ($336,000.00), said security deed being recorded in Deed Book 638, Pages 177-181 Stephens County Records. Said security deed conveyed the property hereinafter described.
By virtue of the power of sale contained in said security deed to Stephens Federal Bank, n/k/a Oconee Federal Savings and Loan Association, successor by merger, there will be sold by the undersigned at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, before the Stephens County Courthouse door in Toccoa, Georgia, during the legal hours of sale, being 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Eastern Time, on the first Tuesday in June, the same being June 6, 2017 the following described property:
All that tract or parcel of land situate, lying and being in the 440th District, G.M. of Stephens County, Georgia and being more particularly described as follows: BEGINNING at a point at the intersection of the Northwest right of way of Oak Valley Road and the Northeast right of way of Georgia Highway 17; thence North 53 degrees 56 minutes West 86.87 feet along the Northeast right of way of Georgia Highway 17 to a point; thence North 35 degrees 57 minutes East 277.1 feet to a point; thence South 34 degrees 37 minutes East 97.9 feet to a point on the Northwest right of way of Oak Valley Road; thence South 31 degrees 50 minutes West 37.3 feet to a point; thence South 36 degrees 07 minutes West 73.9 feet to a point; thence South 39 degrees 37 minutes West 78.6 feet to a point; thence South 38 degrees 56 minutes West 56.3 feet to the beginning iron pin corner and being shown and designated as TRACT NO. 1 CONTAINING 0.55 ACRE according to plat of survey by Clelland A. Tyson, dated November 6, 1978, said plat being incorporated herein by reference for more complete description of said property and being recorded in Plat Book 11, Page 81, Stephens County Records.

ALSO: All that or parcel of land situate, lying and being in the 440th District, G.M. of Stephens County, Georgia and being more particularly described as follows : BEGINNING at a point on the Northeast right of way of Georgia Highway 17, said point being common to Lots 1 and 2 of the property of F. C. Chandler and the Northeast right of way of Georgia Highway 17 and being located North 53 degrees 16 minutes West 86.87 feet from the intersection of the Northeast right of way of Georgia Highway 17 and the Northwest right of way of Oak Valley Road; thence from the point of beginning North 53 degrees 16 minutes West 86.87 feet along the Northeast right of way of Georgia Highway 17 to a point; thence North 34 degrees 15 minutes East 238.3 feet to a point; thence South 55 degrees 47 minutes East 56.0 feet along the right of way of an unnamed street to a point; thence South 34 degrees 37 minutes East 41.9 feet along the right of way of the aforementioned street to a point; thence South 35 degrees 57 minutes West 277.1 feet to the beginning point as shown and designated as LOT NO. 2 CONTAINING 0.60 ACRES, according to plat of survey by Clelland A. Tyson, dated November 6, 1975 and revised April 5, 1979 said plat being incorporated herein by reference for a more complete description of said property and being recorded in Plat Book 11, Page 81, Stephens County Records.

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 attorneys fees pursuant to the note and security deed, plus all expenses of this sale.
Said property will be sold as the property of Tommy C. Jamison and Tonya J. Hopper, f/k/a Tonya L. Jamison and subject to outstanding ad valorem taxes and/or easements and/or restrictive covenants appearing of record, if any. The undersigned will comply with Georgia law, O.C.G.A. Section 44-14-162.2, prior to conducting the sale.
To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, equitable title to said property is now held by Tommy C. Jamison and Tonya J. Hopper, f/k/a Tonya L. Jamison.
The entity with full authority to negotiate, amend and modify all terms of the mortgage with the Debtor is Oconee Federal Savings and Loan Association, successor by merger to Stephens Federal Bank, Phone Number (706) 886-2111.
The undersigned will execute a deed to the purchaser at said sale as provided in the aforementioned deed to secure debt to Stephens Federal Bank, n/k/a Oconee Federal Savings and Loan Association, successor by merger.
Dated this 25th day of April, 2017.
Oconee Federal Savings & Loan Association, successor by merger to Stephens Federal Bank, Attorney-in-fact for Tommy C. Jamison and Tonya J. Hopper, f/k/a Tonya L. Jamison
Sanders, Ranck & Skilling, P.C.
P. O. Box 1005
Toccoa, GA 30577
706-886-7533
Attorney for Oconee Federal Savings and Loan Association
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TR337736

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PLESS, ROY FORECLOSE #2 ...

Notice of Sale Under Power. State of Georgia, County of STEPHENS. Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in a Deed to Secure Debt given by ROY PLESS to JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. , dated 05/21/2009, and Recorded on 05/27/2009 as Book No. 897 and Page No. 1 19, STEPHENS County, Georgia records, as last assigned to JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. (the Secured Creditor), by assignment, conveying the after described property to secure a Note of even date in the original principal amount of $71,400.00, 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 STEPHENS County Courthouse within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in June, 2017, the following described property: ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND, WITH IMPROVEMENTS THEREON, LYING AND BEING IN THE 267TH G.M.D., STEPHENS COUNTY, GEORGIA, CONTAINING 1.46 ACRES, MORE OR LESS, LYING ON THE WEST RIGHT OF WAY OF EASTANOLLEE SCHOOL ROAD, AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN THAT CERTAIN PLAT OF SURVEY PREPARED FOR LINDA BURNS BY KENNETH V. CASH, BARTLETT AND CASH LAND SURVEYORS, INC., GEORGIA REGISTERED LAND SURVEYOR, DATED AUGUST 18, 2003, AND RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 17, PAGE 796C, STEPHENS COUNTY RECORDS, THE DESCRIPTION AS CONTAINED THEREIN BEING INCORPORATED HEREIN BY REFERENCE.

THIS IS THE SAME PROPERTY AS CONVEYED BY WARRANTY DEED FROM KENNETH F. BURNS, DOUGLAS W. BURNS AND W. DONAVAN BURNS TO DOUGLAS W. BURNS AND LINDA J. BURNS DATED OCTOBER 10, 2000, AND RECORDED IN DEED BOOK 490, PAGES 324 328, STEPHENS COUNTY RECORDS, ALSO, SEE DEED OF ASSENT FROM THE EXECUTORS OF THE ESTATE OF DOUGLAS WAYNE BURNS TO LINDA JOYCE DEFOOR BURNS DATED JANUARY 21, 2003, AND RECORDED IN DEED BOOK 585, PAGES 224 226, STEPHENS COUNTY RECORDS. The debt secured by said Deed to Secure Debt has been and is hereby declared due because of, among other possible events of default, failure to pay the indebtedness as and when due and in the manner provided in the Note and Deed to Secure Debt. Because the debt remains in default, this sale will be made for the purpose of paying the same and all expenses of this sale, as provided in the Deed to Secure Debt and by law, including attorneys fees (notice of intent to collect attorneys fees having been given). JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. holds the duly endorsed Note and is the current assignee of the Security Deed to the property. JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, acting on behalf of and, as necessary, in consultation with JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. (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, JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION may be contacted at: JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, 3415 VISION DRIVE, COLUMBUS, OH 43219, 866 550 5705. 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 202 EASTANOLLEE SCHOOL R, EASTANOLLEE, GEORGIA 305328 is/are: ROY PLESS 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. JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. as Attorney in Fact for ROY PLESS. THIS LAW FIRM IS ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. 00000006611420 BARRETT DAFFIN FRAPPIER LEVINE & BLOCK, LLP 4004 Belt Line Road, Suite 100 Addison, Texas 75001 Telephone: (972) 341 5398.
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TR339523

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QUICK STOP N SHOP INC #2 ...

STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF STEPHENS

NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER

Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in the Real Estate Deed to Secure Debt dated April 12, 2006, made by Quick Stop N Shop, Inc. in favor of Georgia Trust Bank Gwinnett Division and recorded on April 17, 2006, Deed Book 755, Page 2, Stephens County, Georgia records, as modified by that certain First Modification Agreement dated January 30, 2009 and recorded on February 12, 2009, Deed Book 885, Page 90, aforesaid records, as further modified by that certain Amendment to Security Deed dated October 28, 2010 and recorded in Deed Book 940, Page 413, aforesaid records, made to secure a Promissory Note dated April 12, 2006, from Joseph K. Joseph and Michael K. Joseph in favor of Georgia Trust Bank in the original principal amount of $480,538.00, as amended and restated by that certain Promissory Note dated January 30, 2009, from Quick Stop N Shop, Inc., Joseph K. Joseph, and Michael K. Joseph in favor of Georgia Trust Bank in the original principal amount of $459,362.80; as subsequently assigned by Bank of the Ozarks, as successor-by-merger to Community & Southern Bank, as successor-in-interest to the FDIC as Receiver for Georgia Trust Bank, to MGS Venture, LLC (Holder) in that certain Assignment of Security Deeds and Other Recorded Loan Documents, dated April 25, 2017, and recorded in Deed Book ___, Page ___, aforesaid records. The undersigned will sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash before the door of the Courthouse of Stephens County, Georgia, during the legal hours of sale, on the first Tuesday in June, 2017, to wit: June 6, 2017, the following described real property:
ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND LYING AND BEING LOCATED IN G.M.D. TOCCOA (440), THE CITY OF TOCCOA, STEPHENS COUNTY, STATE OF GEORGIA AND CONTAINING 0.528 ACRES, AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS;
TO ARRIVE AT THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING, BEGIN AT AN IRON PIN SET AT THE MITERED CORNER ON THE EASTERN RIGHT OF WAY OF BROAD STREET (60 FOOT RIGHT OF WAY); SAID POINT BEING THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUING ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY NORTH 00 DEGREES 28 MINUTES 00 SECONDS EAST A DISTANCE OF 135.02 FEET TO AN IRON PIN SET; THENCE LEAVING SAID RIGHT OF WAY SOUTH 89 DEGREES 32 MINUTES 00 SECONDS EAST A DISTANCE OF 147.00 FEET TO AN IRON PIN SET; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 49 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 160.11 FEET TO AN IRON PIN SET AT THE NORTHERN RIGHT OF WAY OF WEST CURRAHEE STREET (60 FOOT RIGHT OF WAY); THENCE CONTINUING ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY NORTH 89 DEGREES 30 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 110.04 FEET TO A MITERED CORNER; THENCE CONTINUING ALONG SAID MITERED LINE NORTH 54 DEGREES 43 MINUTES 19 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 43.83 FEET TO AN IRON PIN SET AT THE MITERED CORNER ON THE EASTERN RIGHT OF WAY OF BROAD STREET; SAID POINT BEING THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING.
Default has occurred and continues under the terms of the Promissory Note and Deed to Secure Debt by reason of, among other possible events of default, the nonpayment when due of the indebtedness evidenced by the Promissory Note and secured by the Deed to Secure Debt and the failure to comply with the terms and conditions of the Promissory Note and Deed to Secure Debt and other security instruments. By reason of this default, the Deed to Secure Debt has been declared foreclosable according to its terms. The above-described real property will be sold to the highest and best bidder for cash as the property of Quick Stop N Shop, Inc., Michael K. Joseph and Joseph K. Joseph, the proceeds to be applied to the payment of said indebtedness, attorneys fees, and the lawful expenses of said sale, all as provided in the Promissory Note and Deed to Secure Debt. The sale shall be subject to the following: all outstanding ad valorem taxes and/or assessments, if any; and all prior assessments, easements, or matters of record. To the best of the undersigneds knowledge and belief, the real property is presently owned by Quick Stop N Shop, Inc, Michael K. Joseph and Joseph K. Joseph. To the best of the undersigneds knowledge and belief, the party in possession of the real property is Quick Stop N Shop, Inc., Michael K. Joseph and Joseph K. Joseph or a tenant or tenants. MGS Venture, LLC, as Attorney-in-Fact for Quick Stop N Shop, Inc., Michael K. Joseph and Joseph K. Joseph, Timothy S. Walls, Esq. and Mills & Hoopes, LLC Attorneys for Holder 1550 North Brown Rd, Ste 130, Lawrenceville, GA 30043, 770-513-8111.
*THE LAW FIRM IS ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.
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TR339998

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RAM, BERNARD #2 ...

NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER IN SECURITY DEED

STATE OF GEORGIA,
COUNTY OF STEPHENS.

On May 11, 2007, Bernard A. Ram a/k/a Dr. Bernard A. Ram and Debra P. Ram executed a Security Deed to Stephens Federal Bank, n/k/a Oconee Federal Savings & Loan Association, successor by merger, securing a note of even date for Five Hundred Fifteen Thousand Nine Hundred Fifty and No/100 Dollars ($515,950.00), said security deed being recorded in Deed Book 809, Pages 257-273, Stephens County Records. Said security deed conveyed the property hereinafter described.
By virtue of the power of sale contained in said security deed to Stephens Federal Bank, n/k/a Oconee Federal Savings & Loan Association, successor by merger, there will be sold by the undersigned at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, before the Stephens County Courthouse door in Toccoa, Georgia, during the legal hours of sale, being 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Eastern Time, on the first Tuesday in June, the same being June 6, 2017 the following described property:

All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in the Toccoa (440) G.M.D., City of Toccoa, Stephens County, Georgia, CONTAINING 0.73 ACRE, more or less, lying on the Northeast right of way of State Route No. 17 Alternate and on the Northwest right of way of Rock Quarry Road, and at the intersection thereof, as set out on a plat of survey for Bernard A. Ram and Debra Ram by Kenneth V. Cash, R.S., dated May 15, 2000, recorded in Plat Book 16, Page 659, Stephens County Records, the description as contained therein being incorporated herein by reference.

There is further conveyed any and all interest in and to that certain Easement from Iatros Associates to William W. Cuthbertson, David Greene and William Robinson dated June 13, 1988, recorded in Deed Book 213, Pages 36-38, Stephens County Records.

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 attorneys fees pursuant to the note and security deed, plus all expenses of this sale.
Said property will be sold as the property of Bernard A. Ram a/k/a Dr. Bernard A. Ram and Debra P. Ram and subject to outstanding ad valorem taxes and/or easements and/or restrictive covenants appearing of record, if any. The undersigned will comply with Georgia law, O.C.G.A. Section 44-14-162.2, prior to conducting the sale.
To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, equitable title to said property is now held by Bernard A. Ram a/k/a Dr. Bernard A. Ram and Debra P. Ram.
The entity with full authority to negotiate, amend and modify all terms of the mortgage with the Debtor is Oconee Federal Savings & Loan Association, successor by merger to Stephens Federal Bank, Phone Number (706) 886-2111.
The undersigned will execute a deed to the purchaser at said sale as provided in the aforementioned deed to secure debt to Stephens Federal Bank, n/k/a Oconee Federal Savings & Loan Association, successor by merger.
Dated this 1st day of May, 2017.

Oconee Federal Savings & Loan Association, successor by merger to Stephens Federal Bank, Attorney-in-fact or Bernard A. Ram a/k/a Dr. Bernard A. Ram and Debra P. Ram

Sanders, Ranck & Skilling, P.C.
P. O. Box 1005
Toccoa, GA 30577
706-886-7533
Attorney for Oconee Federal Savings & Loan Association
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TR341352

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SHIRLEY, MERLE A ...

STATE OF GEORGIA,
COUNTY OF STEPHENS.

NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER

On January 16, 2012, MERLE A. SHIRLEY executed a Deed to Secure Debt to GLENN B. SHIRLEY, which is recorded in Deed Book 974, Page 319, Stephens County Records. The Deed to Secure Debt secured a note in the original principal amount of $12,000.00. On June 11, 2013, Merle A. Shirley and Angela Shirley executed a Deed to Secure Debt to Glenn B. Shirley which is recorded in Deed Book 1015, Pages 356-360, Stephens County records. The said Deed to Secure Debt secured a note in the original principal amount of $4,000.00.
By virtue of the power of sale contained in said Deeds to Secure Debt there will be sold by the undersigned at public outcry to the highest bidder, for cash before the Courthouse door in Stephens County, Georgia, within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in June 2017, the same being June 6, 2017, the property described in and conveyed in said deeds, to-wit:
All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in the 215th GMD, Stephens County, Georgia, and being known as Lots 365, 366, 367, 368 and 369 of Hill Crest Section of Shady Shores Development, as more fully described on that certain Plat of Survey as recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 208, Public Records of Stephens County, Georgia. The description as contained therein being incorporated herein by reference thereto.

ALSO: All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in the 215th GMD, Stephens County, Georgia, and being known as Lots 370 and 371, Hill Crest Section of Shady Shores Development, as more fully described on that certain Plat of Survey as recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 208, Public Records of Stephens County, Georgia. The description as contained therein being incorporated herein by reference thereto.

The debts secured by said Deeds to Secure Debt and Note have been and are hereby declared due because of non-payment thereof. The debts remaining in default, this sale will be made for the purpose of satisfying the same and all expenses of this sale.
This property will be sold as the property of Merle A. Shirley and Angela Shirley, their executors, administrators, beneficiaries, heirs, successors and/or assigns as the case may be. Upon information and belief, this property is in the control of Merle A. Shirley and Angela Shirley.
This property will be sold subject to any and all ad valorem taxes, the right of redemption of any taxing authority, any matters which might be disclosed by a current and accurate survey and inspection of the property, any assessments, liens, encumbrances, zoning ordinances, restrictions, covenants and any other matters of record superior to the Deeds to Secure Debt first set out above.
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 said Deeds to Secure Debt.
The undersigned will execute a Deed Under Power of Sale to the purchaser at said sale as provided in the aforementioned Deeds to Secure Debt.
Dated this 8th day of May, 2017.
GLENN B. SHIRLEY, AS ATTORNEY IN FACT FOR MERLE A. SHIRLEY AND ANGELA SHIRLEY. GLENN B. SHIRLEY, TELEPHONE NO. 706-779-7686; SHALL HAVE FULL AUTHORITY TO NEGOTIATE, AMEND AND MODIFY THE TERMS OF THE MORTGAGE WITH THE DEBTORS.

McClure, Ramsay, Dickerson & Escoe, LLP
P.O. Drawer l408
Toccoa, Georgia 30577
(706) 886-3l78

THIS LAW FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE ABOVE-REFERENCED LENDER AND ANY INFORMATION WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.
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TR341405

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WEST, CONNIE ...

STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF STEPHENS

NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER

Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a Deed to Secure Debt from Revitalizing Community Partners of Northeast Georgia, Inc. (Grantor) to Connie E. West (Grantee), dated February 18, 2014, filed and recorded February 19, 2014, in Deed Book 1034, Pages 378-383, Stephens County, Georgia records, said Deed to Secure Debt being given to secure a Promissory Note from Revitalizing Community Partners of Northeast Georgia, Inc. of even date in the original principal sum of Two Hundred Forty Seven Thousand One Hundred Fifty Nine and 98/100s dollars ($247,159.98), with interest thereon as set forth therein;
There will be sold by the undersigned at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the Courthouse door at Stephens County, Georgia, within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in June, 2017, the following described property:

See Exhibit A

The indebtedness 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 Deed to Secure Debt and Note. 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 and by law, including attorneys fees (notice of intent to collect attorneys fees having been given).

Said property will be sold for cash or certified funds subject to any and all 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 Deed to Secure Debt first set out above, and subject to any unpaid water or waste bills that constitute liens against the property, whether currently due and payable or not. The sale will be conducted as set forth herein 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 Deed to Secure Debt.

The following information is being provided in accordance with O.C.G.A. 44-14-162.2. Connie E. West is the secured creditor under the Security Deed or Deed to Secure Debt and loan being foreclosed. The following entity shall have full authority to negotiate, amend and/or modify all terms of the above described deed and associated note on behalf of the secured creditor: Connie E. West, 1924 Broad St., Commerce, GA 30529, 706-384-3501. 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.

To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the property is located at 40 N. Alexander St., Toccoa, GA 30577 and the party in possession of the property is the Alexander Hotel, LLC, or its tenant or tenants.

R. Keith Milford
Milford and Milford
P. O. Box 247
Carnesville, GA 30521
(706) 384-3501

THIS LAW FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THIS PURPOSE.

EXHIBIT A

All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in the City of Toccoa, Stephens County, Georgia, being all of Lot No. 8, a portion of Lot No. 7 and the eastern half of a twenty foot alley in Block 16 of the City of Toccoa, according to a map of Moreno, said property CONTAINING 0.57 ACRES, more or less, in accordance with Survey for Connie E. West dated April 17, 1996, prepared by Slate & Associates, Inc., G. Brian Slate, Georgia Registered Land Surveyor no. 2629, and being described in accordance with said survey as follows:

BEGINNING at a nail set at the intersection of the westerly right-of-way line of North Alexander Street (having an 80 foot right-of-way); running thence along the northerly right-of-way line of West Tugaloo Street North 90 degrees 00 feet West a distance of 172.20 feet to an iron pin set; thence leaving the right-of-way line of West Tugaloo Street and running North 11 degrees 46 feet West a Distance of 136.36 feet to an iron pin found; running thence North 90 degrees 00 feet East a distance of 200.00 feet to an iron pin found on the Westerly right-of-way line of North Alexander Street; running thence along the Westerly right-of-way line of North Alexander Street South 00 degrees 00 feet East a distance of 133.50 feet to the point of beginning; said plat recorded in the Office of the Clerk of the Superior Court of Stephens County, Georgia, in Plat Book 16, Page 12.

Re: Deed Book 346, Page 303, Stephens County, Georgia Records.
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TR341480

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JOHNSON, GERALDINE R. ...

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF STEPHENS COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA

IN RE: ESTATE OF
GERALDINE RODGERS JOHNSON, DECEASED

ESTATE NO. 11384

NOTICE
[For Discharge from Office and all Liability]

IN RE: Petition for Discharge of Personal Representative

TO:
The beneficiaries under the will, and to whom it may concern:

This is to notify you to file objection, if there is any, to the above-referenced Petition, in this Court on or before JUNE 5TH, 2017.

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.

Glenda S. Ernest
Judge of the Probate Court
By: Cindy Simmons
Clerk of the Probate Court

70 N ALEXANDER ST SUITE 108
TOCCOA, GA 30577
706-886-2828
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TR344271

Legals
MCJUNKIN, EVA-YR SUPPORT ...

IN THE PROBATE COURT
COUNTY OF STEPHENS
STATE OF GEORGIA

IN RE: ESTATE OF
SAMUEL DAVID MCJUNKIN,
DECEASED

ESTATE NO. 12314

NOTICE OF PETITION TO FILE FOR YEAR'S SUPPORT

The petition of EVA AYERS MCJUNKIN for a year's support from the estate of SAMUEL DAVID MCJUNKIN, 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 June 19,2017, 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 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.

Glenda S. Ernest
Judge of the Probate Court
By: Cindy Simmons
Clerk of the Probate Court

70 N ALEXANDER ST SUITE 108
TOCCOA, GA 30577
706-886-2828
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TR344370

Legals
SNYDER, SHERYL LEE ...

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF STEPHENS COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA

IN RE: ESTATE OF

SHERYL LEE SNYDER,
DECEASED
ESTATE NO. 12315

PETITION FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION

NOTICE

TO: whom it may concern:
MARILYN SNYDER SMITH has petitioned to be appointed Administrator(s) of the estate of SHERYL LEE SNYDER 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 JUNE 19TH , 2017.

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.

GLENDA S. ERNEST
Judge of the Probate Court
By: Cindy Simmons
Clerk of the Probate Court

70 N ALEXANDER ST SUITE 108
TOCCOA, GA 30577
706-886-2828
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TR344398

The Toccoa Record

Mailing Address:
P.O. Drawer 1069
Toccoa, GA 30577

Phone: 706-886-9476
Fax: 706-886-2161