Legals

PUBLIC NOTICE
ZONING HEARING
Notice is hereby given that under provisions of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Toccoa, Georgia, a public hearing will be held by the Toccoa City Commission of the City of Toccoa, Georgia, on the following request:
(1)Annexation Request from Ms. Lenora Benson for property located at 73 Lovell Circle, Tax Map 032A, Parcel Number 029. The subject property is in the county. Ms. Benson has requested the subject property be annexed into the city limits. She completed the annexation application because she wanted to receive city services. The requested zoning of the property is R-IA: Single-family Residential District. The subject property is located along a street where the city provides its services. The Toccoa Planning Commission has reviewed the request and recommends approval of the annexation request as submitted with a zoning classification of R-IA: Single-family Residential District.
Said public hearing shall be held on Monday, July 13, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. at the City Hall Commission Chambers and all interested persons are invited to appear before the City Commission of the City of Toccoa, Georgia to be heard on the question of whether or not said request should be approved by the City Commission of the City of Toccoa.

CITY OF TOCCOA
PLANNING DEPARTMENT
P.O. BOX 579
92 N. ALEXANDER STREET
TOCCOA, GEORGIA 30577
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TR584461

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF STEPHENS COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
In re the Name Change of:
Lori Dawn Keener
Civil Action
Case Number 2020-SU-CV-250-RS
NOTICE OF PETITION TO CHANGE NAME OF ADULT
Lori Dawn Keener filed a petition in the Superior Court of Stephens County on June 19th, 2020, to change the name from: Lori Dawn Keener to Lori Dawn Hanley.
Any interested party has the right to appear in this case and file objections within 30 days after the Petition was filed.
Dated: 06/19/2020

Lori Dawn Keener
Petitioner, Pro se
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TR584612

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF STEPHENS COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: CHARLES SHERIFF
ESTATE NO. 11425
NOTICE
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 JULY 6TH, 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, SUITE 108
TOCCOA, GA 30577
706-886-2828
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TR584441

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF STEPHENS COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF
DOUGLAS EUGENE WARR,
DECEASED
ESTATE NO. 12848
PETITION FOR LETTERS OF
ADMINISTRATION
NOTICE
TO: to whom it may concern:
CHELSEA DIANA RAMBO has petitioned to be appointed Administrator(s) of the estate of DOUGLAS EUGENE WARR 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 JULY 20TH, 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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TR584104

STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF STEPHENS
NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS
ALL PERSONS INDEBTED TO DORIS CAUDELL, 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 15TH DAY OF JUNE, 2020.
WITNESSED MY HAND AND SEAL, ON THE DAY ABOVE WRITTEN.
Michael Allan Herron ACTING AS
Executor OF THE
Doris Caudell ESTATE.
ADDRESS:
2356 Highway 145
Eastanollee, GA 30538
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TR583202

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE OF RIGHT TO REDEEM
To: Elvis L. Bates
And All Others
Take notice that:
The right to redeem the following described property, to wit:
All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in the Big Smith 215th District, containing 4.00 acres, more or less and is more particularly described by a plat of survey by Michael J. Smith, RLS # 2391, dated September 24, 2007, said plat and description as contained therein is made a part hereof and incorporated herein by reference. Said plat being recorded in Plat Book 17, Page 623B, Stephens County Records.
As described in Deed Book 979, Page 136. Further described as Map & Parcel 058040B.
The right to redeem will expire and be forever foreclosed and barred after the 14th day of July, 2020
The tax deed to which this notice relates is dated the 2nd day of April, 2019, and is recorded in the Office of the Clerk of the Superior Court of Stephens County, Georgia in Deed Book 1176, Pages 338-339, Stephens County Deed Records.
The property may be redeemed at any time before midnight on July 14, 2020 by payment of the redemption price as affixed and provided by law to James R. Vickery at the following address: 947 Walker Road, Toccoa, GA 30577. Contact may be made to the Attorney for James R. Vickery, Brian C. Ranck, Sanders, Ranck & Skilling, P. C., P. O. Box 1005, Toccoa, Georgia 30577. Telephone (706) 886-7533.
PLEASE BE GOVERNED ACCORDINGLY.
This 14th day of May, 2020.
/s/ Brian C. Ranck Brian C. Ranck, Attorney at Law for
James R. Vickery
P. O. Box 1005
597 Big A Road
Toccoa, Georgia 30577
(706) 886-7533
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TR578203

GEORGIA, STEPHENS COUNTY.
IN RE: KENNETH L. MACKEY,
DECEASED
All creditors of the estate of Kenneth L. Mackey, late of Stephens County, Georgia, are hereby notified to render their demands to the Executor, according to law, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment to said Executor.
This 8th day of June, 2020.
Kenneth A. Mackey aka
Alex Mackey
Executor of the Kenneth L. Mackey
Estate
131 Shoreside Drive
Martin, Georgia 30577

McClure, Ramsay, Dickerson &
Escoe
P. O. Drawer 1408
Toccoa, Georgia 30577
(706) 886-3178
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TR582177

NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER IN SECURITY DEED
STATE OF GEORGIA,
COUNTY OF STEPHENS.
On September 10, 2009, Michael P. Gibby and Tina R. Gibby executed a Deed to Secure Debt to North Georgia Credit Union securing a note of even date for Sixty-Four Thousand Eight Hundred and 00/100 ($64,800.00), said Security Deed being recorded in Deed Book 907, Pages 367-368, Stephens County Records. Said Security Deed conveyed the property hereinafter described.
By virtue of the power of sale contained in said Security Deed to North Georgia Credit Union there will be sold by the undersigned at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, before the Stephens County Courthouse door in Stephens County, Georgia, during the legal hours of sale, being 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Eastern Time, on the first Tuesday in July, 2020, the same being July 7, 2020, the following described property:
All that tract or parcel of land consisting of .88 acre and lying in the Wolf Pit District (267) of Stephens County, Georgia and being more particularly described according to a plat of survey for Doug Thomas by Clelland A. Tyson dated March 28, 1990, and recorded in Plat Book 15, Page 720 of the real estate records of Stephens County, Georgia the description as contained therein being incorporated herein by reference.
Also conveyed herein is a 2001 68 x 28 Dynasty mobile home bearing serial no. H815550GLR to be located on the above described property.
The debt secured by said Security Deed and note has been and is hereby declared due and payable because of default for non payment as required by the note and Security Deed. The debt having been declared due and payable and remaining unpaid, and the terms in the note and Security Deed remaining in default, this sale will be made for the purpose of paying the principal, accrued interest and attorney's fees pursuant to the note and Security Deed, plus all expenses of this sale.
Said property will be sold as the property of Michael P. Gibby and Tina R. Gibby 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 Michael P. Gibby and Tina R. Gibby.
The person with full authority to negotiate, amend and modify all terms of the mortgage with the Debtor is Sonya Speed of North Georgia Credit Union, Phone Number 706-886-1441.
The undersigned will execute a Deed to the purchaser at said sale as provided in the aforementioned Deed to Secure Debt to North Georgia Credit Union.
Dated this 18th day of May, 2020.

North Georgia Credit Union
Attorney-in-fact for
Michael P. Gibby and Tina R. Gibby
Sanders, Ranck & Skilling, P.C.
Brian C. Ranck
597 Big A Road
P.O. Box 1005
Toccoa, Ga. 30577
(706) 886-7533 (p)
(706) 886-0617 (f)
branck@toccoalaw.com
Attorneys for North Georgia Credit
Union
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TR581102

NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER IN SECURITY DEED
STATE OF GEORGIA,
COUNTY OF STEPHENS.
On February 15, 2010, Edwin K. Standridge and Hilda A. Standridge executed a Deed to Secure Debt to Eugene F. Poser, securing a Note of even date for Fifty-Five Thousand Five Hundred Five and No/100 Dollars ($55,505.00), said Security Deed being recorded in Deed Book 920, Pages 147-152, Stephens County Records. Said Security Deed conveyed the property hereinafter described.
By virtue of the power of sale contained in said Security Deed to Eugene F. Poser there will be sold by the undersigned at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, before the Stephens County Courthouse door in Stephens County, Georgia, during the legal hours of sale, being 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Eastern Time, on the first Tuesday in July, 2020, the same being July 7, 2020, the following described property:
All that tract or parcel of land, with improvements thereon, lying and being in the 440th G.M.D., Stephens County, Georgia, CONTAINING ONE-HALF ACRE, more or less, on the public road leading from Toccoa to Mize described as follows: BEGINNING at an iron pin on the West side of road next to F. A. Smith; thence running Eastward along said road 100 feet to an iron pin corner next to F. A. Smith; thence running Northwest along the line of F. A. Smith 200 feet to an iron pin corner; thence running Southwest 100 feet to an iron pin corner next to F. A. Smith line; thence running a Southeastern direction along F. A. Smith line 200 feet to the beginning corner on said road, and making a lot fronting on the West side of said road 100 feet and extending back in a Northwestern direction said width on front 200 feet.
This is the same property as conveyed by Warranty Deed from Forest Ridge Investments, LLC to 101508 Mize Trust, M. R. Wilson, as Trustee dated September 23rd, 2008, and recorded in Deed Book 883, Pages 162-165, 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 attorney's fees pursuant to the Note and Security Deed, plus all expenses of this sale.
Said property will be sold as the property of Edwin K. Standridge and Hilda A. Standridge 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 Edwin K. Standridge and Hilda A. Standridge.
The person with full authority to negotiate, amend and modify all terms of the mortgage with the Debtor is Eugene F. Poser, Phone Number (706) 491-1338.
The undersigned will execute a Deed to the purchaser at said sale as provided in the aforementioned Deed to Secure Debt to Eugene F. Poser.
Dated this 20th day of May, 2020.

Eugene F. Poser,
Attorney-in-fact for
Edwin K. Standridge and
Hilda A. Standridge
Sanders, Ranck & Skilling, P.C.
597 Big A Road
P.O. Box 1005
Toccoa, Ga. 30577
(706) 886-7533 (p)
(706) 886-0617 (f)
branck@toccoalaw.com
Attorneys for Eugene F. Poser
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TR581104

NOTICE OF LOCATION AND
DESIGN APPROVAL
P. I. 0014908
STEPHENS COUNTY
Notice is hereby given in compliance with Georgia Code 22-2-109 and 32-3-5 that the Georgia Department of Transportation has approved the Location and Design of this project.
The date of location and design approval is: February 27, 2020
This project proposes replacing the existing bridge at its same location on SR 17A over Toccoa Creek in the City of Toccoa, Stephens County, Georgia, and Georgia Militia District 440. The proposed roadway would consist of two travel lanes, one in each direction, separated with a flush median. Traffic would be maintained during construction on a parallel temporary bridge. The project length is approximately 0.3 miles long.
Drawings or maps or plats of the proposed project, as approved, are on file and are available for public inspection at the Georgia Department of Transportation:
Phillip Shane Jones,
Area Engineer D1, A3
phjones@dot.ga.gov
301 Conger Road
Carnesville, GA 30521
(706) 384-7269
Any interested party may obtain a copy of the drawings or maps or plats or portions thereof by paying a nominal fee and requesting in writing to:
Kimberly Nesbitt,
State Program Delivery
Administrator
Office of Program Delivery
Attn: Ashley Folmar,
Project Manager
afolmar@dot.ga.gov
600 West Peachtree Street,
25th Floor
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 985-7058
Any written request or communication in reference to this project or notice SHOULD include the Project and P. I. Numbers as noted at the top of this notice.
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