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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 Jonathan Michael Burrell to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as grantee, as nominee for Homestar Financial Corp., its successors and assigns, dated March 8, 2016, recorded in Deed Book 1085, Page 27, Stephens County, Georgia Records, as last transferred to MIDFIRST BANK by assignment recorded in Deed Book 1195, Page 245, Stephens County, Georgia Records, conveying the after-described property to secure a Note in the original principal amount of ONE HUNDRED THIRTY-THREE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED THIRTY-SIX AND 0/100 DOLLARS ($133,536.00), 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 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 March, 2020, 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 the 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. MIDFIRST BANK 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: Midland Mortgage, a division of MidFirst Bank, 999 N.W. Grand Boulevard Suite 100, Oklahoma City, OK 73118-6116, 800-654-4566. To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party in possession of the property is Jonathan Michael Burrell or a tenant or tenants and said property is more commonly known as 218 Tabitha Page Ln, 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. MIDFIRST BANK as Attorney in Fact for Jonathan Michael Burrell McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC 1544 Old Alabama Road Roswell, GA 30076 www.foreclosurehotline.net EXHIBIT A All that tract or parcel of land situate, lying and being in the Broad River (1473rd) GMD, Stephens County, Georgia, CONTAINING 0.65 ACRE, BEING KNOWN AS LOT 9, COUGAR RUN SUBDIVISION, shown on a plat of survey for Steven D. Warren and Millicent R. Warren prepared by G. Brian Slate, R.S., dated February 18, 2002, said plat being recorded in Plat Book 16, Page 987, Cougar, LLC, Stephens County Deed Records, the description as contained therein being incorporated herein by reference. MR/lwa 3/3/20 Our file no. 5752919 - FT17
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TR556734

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF STEPHENS COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF
BRAXTON MCCARTER, SR,
DECEASED
ESTATE NO. 12779
PETITION FOR LETTERS OF
ADMINISTRATION
NOTICE
TO: whom it may concern:
BRAXTON MCCARTER, JR has petitioned to be appointed Administrator(s) of the estate of BRAXTON MCCARTER, 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 February 24th, 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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TR559243

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE OF RIGHT TO REDEEM
[REF. O.C.G.A., Section 48-4-5 et seq.; 48-4-45 & 48-4-46]
TO:TILDA FEREBEE; HARVIE (a/k/a HARVEY) SIMS OR UNKNOWN ESTATE REPRESENTATIVE OR HEIRS AT LAW;
LAMAR SIMS;
CYNTHIA SIMS (a/k/a CYNTHIA MADDOX) OR UNKNOWN ESTATE REPRESENTATIVE OR HEIRS AT LAW;
GUS SIMS OR UNKNOWN ESTATE REPRESENTATIVE OR HEIRS AT LAW;
LENA MADDOX OR UNKNOWN ESTATE REPRESENTATIVE OR HEIRS AT LAW;
ALMETIE (a/k/a ALMETIA) SIMS OR UNKNOWN ESTATE REPRESENTATIVE OR HEIRS AT LAW;
ALL PARTIES KNOWN AND UNKNOWN HAVING OF RECORD IN STEPHENS COUNTY ANY RIGHT, TITLE, INTEREST IN, OR LIEN UPON 000 TOWER ROAD, INCLUDING ANY TENANT / OWNER / OCCUPANT OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY;

RE:FORECLOSURE OF EQUITY OF REDEMPTION FOR TAX SALE DEED (REF. O.C.G.A. 48-4-45, 46)
Take notice that:
The right to redeem the following described property, to wit will expire and be forever foreclosed and barred as of four oclock (4 p.m.) on and after March 5, 2020 or 30 days after legal service of the Notice pursuant to OCGA 48-4-45 et seq., whichever date is later:
All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in the County of Stephens, State of Georgia and in the 215th District, G.M. of said County and being more particularly described as follows: beginning at the southwestern corner of that 22-acre tract shown in Plat Book 17, Page 988-B, Stephens County records (also known as Tax Parcel No. 059 058A; herein "Parcel A"), where the southern boundary of said tract (Parcel A) intersects the eastern right-of-way of Tower Road; thence running along the southern boundary of the aforementioned Parcel A north 84 degrees 28 minutes 30 second east a distance of 1,999.39 feet to an iron pin on the boundary line with another 22-acre tract reflected in Plat Book 17, Page 987-B, aforesaid records (herein "Parcel B"); thence travelling south 14 degrees 32 minutes 10 second east a distance of 558.84 feet to the northern point of the southwestern boundary line of Parcel B, aforesaid records, which is a boundary line reflecting a distance of 1387.36 feet in length (herein "Segment B-1"); running thence along Segment B-1 in a southeasterly direction as reflected in Plat Book 17, Page 987-B, aforesaid records, to the point where Segment B-1 intersects the northern boundary line of the 40.09-acre tract shown in Plat book 17, Page 988-A, aforesaid records (herein "Parcel C"), said northern boundary line being depicted as having a total length of 533.93 feet ("Segment C-1") in Plat Book 17, Page 988-A, aforesaid records; thence running southwesterly along Segment C-1 to the easternmost point of the line segment depicted as being 463.27 feet in length (herein "Segment C-2") along the northern boundary of Parcel C as reflected in Plat Book 17, Page 988-A, aforesaid records; running thence south 83 degrees 25 minutes 40 second west 463.27 feet as depicted in Plat Book 17, Page 988-A along Segment C-2 to the northeasternmost corner of that property shown in Plat Book 15, Page 288, aforesaid records (herein "Parcel D"); running thence north 53 degrees 30 seconds east 161 feet along the northeastern boundary of Parcel D to a point; running thence south 36 degrees 30 seconds west along the western boundary of Parcel D 94.05 feet to a point where the western boundary of Parcel D intersects with the northernmost boundary line of Parcel C; running thence following the northern boundary line of Parcel C westerly along those courses and distances as shown in Plat Book 17, Page 988-A, aforesaid records, to the easternmost right-of-way of Tower Road; running thence generally northerly along the meandering easterly right-of-way line of Tower Road to the point of beginning; being a vacant tract of land known as "Tower Road" and tax parcel number 059 058 per the maps and records of the Stephens County Tax Commissioner; including, however, an additional triangular portion of land incorrectly shown by said maps and records as being part of tax parcel number 059 056, which triangular portion of land may be located by following the courses and distances set out hereinabove.
The tax deed to which this notice relates is dated June 5, 2018 and recorded in the Office of the Clerk of the Superior Court of Stephens County, Georgia in Deed Book 1153, Page 498.
The property may be redeemed on or before the time and date stated above by payment of the redemption price as fixed and provided by law to the undersigned at the following address:

Timothy Easler as
Trustee of the GTS-JHC 2016 Trust c/o
John Coleman, Esq.
675 Seminole Avenue, Suite 302
Atlanta, Georgia 30307
404.974.4537
Please be governed accordingly.
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