Legals

NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND
CREDITORS
STATE OF GEORGIA,
COUNTY OF STEPHENS
IN RE: ESTATE OF
JOHN S. CORBIN
All debtors and creditors of the Estate of John S. Corbin, deceased, late of Stephens County, are hereby notified to render their demands to the undersigned according to law and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment to said Estate Representative.
This 8th day of January, 2020.

David B. Corbin,
Estate Representative of the
Estate of John S. Corbin, Deceased
87 Cabe Road
Toccoa, GA 30577

Donald C. Tabor
Smith & Tabor,
Attorneys at Law
P.O. Box 1082
Toccoa, Georgia 30577
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TR556418

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF STEPHENS COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
Pamla Lawson, Plaintiff
Civil Action
File Number 2020-SU-CV-15-CC
NOTICE OF HEARING
Please take notice that the above-styled case will be heard in Courtroom #1 of the Stephens County Government Building, 70 North Alexander St, Toccoa, Georgia 30577, before the Honorable B. Chan Caudell, Judge of Stephens County Superior Court, commencing at 9:00 a.m. on February 19th, 2020.
This 8th day of January, 2020.

J. Woods
Deputy Clerk
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TR556110

PUBLIC NOTICE
STEPHENS COUNTY
LAND USE REGULATION
HEARING
Notice is hereby given that under provisions of the Stephens County Land Use Ordinance, that a public hearing will be held by the Stephens County Planning Commission on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. in the Stephens County Historic Courthouse Courtroom. The Stephens County Board of Commissioners Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. in the Stephens County Historic Courthouse Courtroom for the following request:
Variance request from Applicant Kathryn Thompson, Owner Teresa Kayser, 371 Currahee Point, Toccoa, GA. Parcel 064D 040. Subject property is currently zoned as Residential Single. The proposed action to be taken is to grant a lot size variance less than one acre
Variance request from Richard Murray, 464 Tahoe Trail, Martin, GA. Parcel 072G 018. Subject property is currently zoned as Residential Single. The proposed action to be taken is to grant a variance for accessory building to be placed to the left side in front of home
Rezoning request from Sherry Haney, 207 Edmonds Road, Toccoa, GA. Parcel 022B 036. Subject property is currently zoned as Residential Single. The proposed action to be taken is to rezone 1.62 acres to Agriculture Residential to add to parcel 022B 026
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TR556939

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF STEPHENS COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF
JOEL GALLOWAY FARR,
DECEASED
ESTATE NO. 12755
PETITION FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION
AMENDED NOTICE
TO: whom it may concern:
TIMOTHY J. FARR has petitioned to be appointed Administrator( s) of the estate of JOEL GALLOWAY FARR 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 FEBRUARY 10TH, 2020.
BE NOTIFIED FURTHER: All objections to the Petition must be in writing, setting forth the grounds of any such objections. All objections should be sworn to before a notary public or before a Probate Court Clerk, and filing fees must be tendered with your objections, unless you qualify to file as an indigent party. Contact Probate Court personnel for the required amount of filing fees. If any objections are filed, a hearing will be scheduled at a later date. If no objections are filed, the Petition may be granted without a hearing.

Glenda S. Ernest
Judge of the Probate Court
By: Cindy Simmons
Clerk of the Probate Court
70 N Alexander St
Toccoa, GA 30577
706-886-2828
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TR555895

IN THE PROBATE COURT
COUNTY OF STEPHENS
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF
Patsy Stowe Moore,
DECEASED
ESTATE NO. 12768
NOTICE OF PETITION TO FILE FOR YEAR'S SUPPORT
The Petition of Garry D. Moore, for a year's support from the estate of Patsy Stowe Moore, 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 February 10th, 2020, why said Petition should not be granted.
All objections to the Petition must be in writing, setting forth the grounds of any such objections, and must be filed on or before the time stated in the preceding sentence. All objections should be sworn to before a notary public or before a Probate Court Clerk, and filing fees must be tendered with your objections, unless you qualify to file as an indigent party. Contact Probate Court personnel for the required amount of filing fees. If any objections are filed, a hearing will be scheduled at a later date. If no objections are filed the Petition may be granted without a hearing.

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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CTR556507

NOTICE OF INCORPORATION
Notice is given that articles of incorporation that will incorporate Superior Decorative Concrete Coatings have been delivered to the Secretary of State for filing in accordance with the Georgia Business Corporation Code. The initial registered office of the corporation is located at 1993 Anderson Rd, Toccoa, GA 30577 and its initial registered agent at such address is Gale LaVonne Nichols
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TR555661

STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF STEPHENS

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS
ALL PERSONS INDEBTED TO SARA R. MERCK, DECEASED, ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED TO MAKE IMMEDIATE PAYMENT TO THE UNDERSIGNED AND ALL CREDITORS OF SAID DECEDENT ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED TO RENDER THEIR CLAIMS TO THE UNDERSIGNED.
THIS 3RD DAY OF JANUARY, 2020.
WITNESSED MY HAND AND SEAL, ON THE DAY ABOVE WRITTEN.

JUNE RAMPY PONDER
ACTING AS EXECUTOR OF THE
SARA R. MERCK ESTATE.
ADDRESS:
100 HONEYBEE LANE
SENECA, SC 29678
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TR555634

PUBLICATION NOTICE
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF STEPHENS COUNTY STATE OF GEORGIA MaKayla Faye Steele, Plaintiff, v. Dalton Alexander Steele, Defendant. Civil Action File No. 19-CV-0441 NOTICE OF PUBLICATION By order for service by publication dated December 9th, 2019, you are hereby notified that on the 8th day of November, 2019, Plaintiff filed suit against you for divorce. You are required to file with the Clerk of the Superior Court, and to serve upon Plaintiff's attorney, an answer in writing within 30 days of the date of the order for publication. This the 6th day of January, 2019. WITNESS, the Honorable, Judge Russell W. Smith, Judge, Superior Courts, Stephens County, Georgia.
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TR555628

NOTICE OF SALE UNDER
POWER, STEPHENS COUNTY
Pursuant to the Power of Sale contained in a Security Deed given by Alfred Lee Bates and Inez E Bates to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as grantee, as nominee for SOUTHERN HORIZON FINANCIAL GROUP LLC, its successors and assigns dated 4/7/2008 and recorded in Deed Book 858 Page 4 Stephens County, Georgia records; as last transferred to or acquired by LAKEVIEW LOAN SERVICING, LLC, conveying the after-described property to secure a Note in the original principal amount of $129,920.00, 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 Stephens County, Georgia (or such other area as designated by Order of the Superior Court of said county), within the legal hours of sale on February 4, 2020 (being the first Tuesday of said month unless said date falls on a Federal Holiday, in which case being the first Wednesday of said month), the following described property:
ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND LYING AND BEING IN THE 440TH DISTRICT, G.M. AND 159TH LAND LOT OF THE 12TH LAND DISTRICT, STEPHENS COUNTY, GEORGIA, BEING 1.05 ACRES, MORE OR LESS, AS SHOWN ON A PLAT OF SURVEY PREPARED FOR INEZ E. BATES BY MICHAEL J. SMITH, REGISTERED SURVEYOR, DATED FEBRUARY 21, 1997, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 16, PAGE 151, IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE SUPERIOR COURT OF STEPHENS COUNTY, GEORGIA, WHICH RECORDED PLAT IS HEREBY INCORPORATED HEREIN BY REFERENCE AND MADE A PART OF THIS DESCRIPTION.
SAID PROPERTY IS BOUNDED ON THE WEST BY LANDS NOW OR FORMERLY OF TURGEON; ON THE SOUTH BY FINDLEY ROAD; AND ON THE NORTHEAST BY GEORGIA HIGHWAY 17 ALT (100 FOOT RIGHT OF WAY).
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 72 Finley Road, Toccoa, GA 30577, Toccoa, GA 30577 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): Alfred Lee Bates and Inez E Bates or tenant or tenants.
Flagstar Bank is the entity or individual designated who shall have full authority to negotiate, amend and modify all terms of the mortgage.
Flagstar Bank
Loss Mitigation
5151 Corporate Drive
Mail Stop: S-142-3
Troy, MI 48098
(800) 393-4887
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.
LAKEVIEW LOAN SERVICING, LLC as agent and Attorney in Fact for Alfred Lee Bates and Inez E Bates
Aldridge Pite, LLP, 15 Piedmont Center, 3575 Piedmont Road, N.E., Suite 500, Atlanta, Georgia 30305, (404) 994-7637.
1095-656A
THIS LAW FIRM MAY BE ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. 1095-656A
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TR555502

KENNETH A. BROWN AND
APRIL M. BROWN
NOTICE OF SALE UNDER
POWER
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF STEPHENS
Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in that certain Security Deed dated March 15, 2007, recorded on March 21, 2007, in Deed Book 801 Page 265, Stephens County, Georgia records, and securing a home equity line of credit in the maximum principal amount of $40,000.00, executed by Kenneth A. Brown and April M. Brown to Stephens Federal Bank, now known as Oconee Federal Savings and Loan Association ("Security Deed"), there will be sold at a public outcry for cash to the highest bidder before the Courthouse door of Stephens County, Georgia, during the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday of February, 2020, by Oconee Federal Savings and Loan Association, as Attorney-in-Fact for Kenneth A. Brown and April M. Brown, the following property to-wit:
All that tract or parcel of land together with improvements thereon situate, lying and being in the 440th G.M.D., Stephens County, Georgia, CONTAINING 0.68 ACRE, more or less, located on the Northerly side of the cul-de-sac at the end of Beaverbrook Drive and being designated as Lot #44 of Foxdale according to plat of survey for Kenneth A. Brown and April M. Brown by Kenneth V. Cash, Registered Surveyor, dated January 4, 1995 and recorded in Plat Book 15, Page 818, Office of the Clerk of Superior Court, Stephens County, Georgia. The description as contained therein being incorporated herein by reference.
The indebtedness secured by said Security Deed having been declared due and payable because of, among other possible events of default, failure to pay the indebtedness secured thereby as and when due, this sale will be made for the purpose of paying the same and all expenses of sale, including attorney's fees (notice of intention to collect attorney's fees having been given).
Notice has also been given, in writing and by statutory overnight delivery, return receipt requested, 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 loan thereby secured in accordance with O.C.G.A. 44-14-162.2(a).
The property will be sold as the property of the aforesaid grantor subject to the following: all prior restrictive covenants, easements, rights-of-way, security deeds or encumbrances of record, including without limitation, that certain Security Deed dated April 16, 2003, recorded on April 22, 2003, in Deed Book 599 Page 457, Stephens County, Georgia records, all valid zoning ordinances; matters which would be disclosed by an accurate survey of the property or by an inspection of the property; all outstanding taxes, assessments, unpaid bills, charges and expenses that are a lien against the property whether due and payable or not yet due and payable.
To the best of the undersigneds knowledge and belief, possession of the subject property is held by Kenneth A. Brown and April M. Brown.

Oconee Federal Savings and Loan
Association
As Attorney-in-Fact for
Kenneth A. Brown and
April M. Brown

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough
LLP
By: Gregory M. Taube
201 17th Street, N.W., Suite 1700
Atlanta, Georgia 30363
(404) 322-6000
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TR555494