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030619-01
NOTICE OF
FORECLOSURE SALE
GEORGIA, EARLY COUNTY

By virtue of the power of sale contained in the Deed to Secure Debt hereinafter set forth, there will be sold before the Courthouse door where sheriff’s sales are conducted in Early County, Georgia at public outcry by the undersigned during the legal hours of sale on the 2nd day of April, 2019, being the first Tuesday of the month of April, to the highest bidder for cash, the following described property, to wit:

All that tract or parcel of land situate, lying and being in the City of Arlington, Early County, Georgia, and being more particularly described as follows:

Commencing at the point where the centerline of Park Avenue intersects the centerline of Highland Avenue (80 foot right of way), run thence South 75 Degrees 00 Minutes 02 Seconds West a distance of 40.00 feet to a point on the West right of way line of Highland Avenue; run thence North 14 Degrees 59 Minutes 58 Seconds West along the West right of way line of Highland Avenue a distance of 164.00 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING which point is marked by an iron pipe; from said point of beginning, run thence South 75 Degrees 00 Minutes 00 Seconds West a distance of 347.00 feet to a point marked by an iron pipe which point is on a fence line; run thence North 10 Degrees 01 Minutes 07 Seconds East along said fence line distance of 165.53 feet to a point marked by an iron pipe; run thence North 75 Degrees 00 Minutes 00 Seconds East a distance of 277.00 feet to a point on the West right of way line of Highland Avenue which point is marked by an iron pipe; run thence South 14 Degrees 59 Minutes 58 Seconds East along the West right of way line of Highland Avenue a distance of 150.00 feet to the point of beginning.

Address: 333 South Highland Ave, Arlington, GA 39813

Said sale will be made pursuant to the Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed To Secure Debt from Tanveer R. Ahmed to American Banking Company d/b/a Ameris dated March 2, 2006 and filed for record on March 6, 2006 and recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Early County, Georgia, in Deed Book 273, at Page 160, securing a promissory note in the original principal sum of $232,615.41. For a valuable consideration, said Deed to Secure Debt was transferred and conveyed to Sabu P. Jacob (the “holder”) by instrument dated January 7, 2019, filed for record on February 26, 2019 and recorded in Deed Book 00360, at page 0207, said Clerk’s Office.

The debt secured by the Deed to Secure Debt being in Default, and the holder having declared said indebtedness due, this sale will be made for the purpose of paying the indebtedness secured by said Deed, and the proceeds of the sale will be applied to the payment of said indebtedness, with interest thereon, and all expenses, including attorney's fees, in connection with this foreclosure as provided in said Deed, and the balance, if any, will be applied as provided by law.

Notice of the initiation of proceedings to exercise the power of sale in said security deed has been given to the debtor by the secured creditor no later than thirty days before the date of the proposed foreclosure by certified mail as provided by law.

Said property will be sold subject to 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 individual who has full authority to negotiate, amend, and modify all terms of the security deed with the debtor is Danny S. Shepard, P.O. Box 585, Colquitt, GA 39837, (229) 758-5288. The secured creditor, however, is not required by law to negotiate, amend, or modify the terms of said security deed.

Insofar as the undersigned knows or believes, said property is currently in possession of Sabu P. Jacob.

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.

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

This 27th day of February, 2019.
SABU P. JACOB, (L.S.)
as Attorney in Fact for
Tanveer R. Ahmed
BY: Danny S. Shepard
Georgia Bar No. 640950
Attorney at Law for
Sabu P. Jacob
P.O. Box 585
Colquitt, GA 39837
(229) 758-5288
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030619-02
NOTICE OF
PUBLIC SALE
GEORGIA, EARLY COUNTY

WHEREAS, on October 26, 2001, IRENE DRINKARD, executed and delivered to BANK OF EARLY a Deed to Secure Debt conveying the following described real estate to secure payment of a promissory note of even date therewith, such deed to secure debt being recorded in Deed Book 240, Pages 500 - 504, in the office of the Clerk of Early County Superior Court; and

WHEREAS, said Deed to Secure Debt conveyed the following described real estate to secure payment of all renewal loans and advances subsequently made to IRENE DRINKARD by BANK OF EARLY; and

WHEREAS, said Deed to Secure Debt has become in default and BANK OF EARLY has exercised its option to declare the entire unpaid balance of principal and interest on said note immediately due and payable in accordance with the provisions of said Deed to Secure Debt.

NOW THEREFORE, in accordance with the provisions of such note, Deed to Secure Debt and applicable laws of the State of Georgia, BANK OF EARLY will offer the following described real estate for sale to the highest bidder for cash before the courthouse door in Blakely, Early County, Georgia, between the legal hours of sale on Tuesday, April 2, 2019.

A parcel of land containing .45 acres of land more or less, parts of Lot Nos. 417 and 418 in the 28th District of Early County, Georgia, more particularly described as follows: Commencing at a point on the West margin of the right of way of State Highway No. 62 which point is 500 feet South 37° 30” West from the point where the West margin of the right of way of said highway intersects the East margin of the Central of Georgia Railroad right of way and from such beginning point run South 37° 30” West along the west margin of the right-of way of State Highway No. 62 the distance of 235 feet; thence South 89° 48” West the distance of 18 feet; then North 3° 52” East the distance of 192 feet to the East margin of the Central of Georgia Railroad right of way; thence Northeasterly along the East margin of the Central of Georgia right of way the distance of 94 feet; then South 52° 30” East the distance of 94 feet to the West margin of the right of way of State Highway No. 62, the point of beginning.

Also, a parcel of land containing 1.82 acres, part of Lot Nos. 417 and 418 in the 28th District of Early County, Georgia, more particularly described as follows: Commencing at the Northeast corner of Lot No. 418 which is the Southeast corner of Lot No. 417 and from such beginning point run South 2° 55” West the distance of 189 feet; thence South 89° 48” West the distance of 336 feet to the East margin of the right of way of State Highway No. 62; thence North 37° 30” East along the East margin of the right of way of State Highway No. 62 the distance of 591 feet; thence South 2° 55” West the distance of 278 feet to the point of beginning. A plat of said parcels of land made by Grady Holman, Jr. is recorded in Deed Book 110, page 89, Deed Records of Early County, Georgia, which plat and the record thereof are by reference incorporated in this description. Said parcels of land are the same land conveyed to Irma Smith by Jeff Chambless, et al. by Deed dated October 1976, and recorded in Deed Book 114, pages 772 – 775, Deed Records of Early County, Georgia.

Said property has the street address of 2352 Highway 62, Blakely, Georgia 39823.

Such sale may be continued from day to day until concluded, BANK OF EARLY reserves the right to postpone such sale, to reject any and all bids, and to bid at such sale. The proceeds of such sale will be applied first to the indebtedness covered by such security deed and then to pay the expenses of these proceedings and the remainder, if any, will then be paid to those persons or entities entitled thereto.

Such sale shall also be subject to easements and restrictions upon such property, if any, and subject to state and county taxes for the 2018 and previous years, if unpaid.

The individual who has the full authority to negotiate, amend and modify all terms of the Deed to Secure Debt with the debtor is GARY HALL at BANK OF EARLY. The telephone number is (229) 723-3101.

/s/ Joseph C. Spurlin
JOSEPH C. SPURLIN
As agent and attorney in fact for
Bank of Early
Spurlin & Spurlin, LLC
Post Office Box 7566
Tifton, Georgia 31793
(229) 391-9106
THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO
COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY
INFORMATION OBTAINED
SHALL BE USED FOR THAT
PURPOSE.
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031319-01
NOTICE
GEORGIA, EARLY COUNTY

All creditors of NORMAN J. NOBLES, deceased, late of Early County, Georgia, are hereby notified to render an account of their demands to the undersigned according to law, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment to us.

This 6th day of March, 2019.
/s/ Gregory O. Nobles
5 Oak Street
Hampton, GA 30228
Prepared by:
Charles C. Stewart, Jr.
ATTORNEY AT LAW
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021319-01
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

Sealed Bids: Sealed bids for the construction of the project titled: FY 2019 Roadway Resurfacing for the Early County Board of Commissioners, Early County, Georgia, will be received until 11:00 AM Tuesday, March 19th, 2019 at the Board of Commissioners Administration Office 204 Court Square Blakely, GA 39823. Bids will be publicly opened and read at the Board of Commissioners Meeting Room at 202 Court Square, Blakely, Ga 39823. No bid may be withdrawn after the closing time for receipt of bids for a period of sixty (60) days.

Contractor License: Any Contractor submitting a bid must be a pre-qualified Georgia Department of Transportation Contractor. License numbers must be written on the face of the bid envelope. No bid will be opened unless it contains the Contractor's GDOT license number. See Instructions to Bidders for additional bidding requirements.

Work to Be Done: The work to be done shall consist of furnishing all labor, materials and equipment necessary to construct the proposed FY 2019 Roadway Resurfacing project as described in the Contract Documents and Specifications. In general, construction consists of the widening and resurfacing of approximately 10.5 miles of roadways within Early County. This work will be awarded in one (1) contract with a 180 consecutive calendar day construction schedule.

Plans and Contract Documents: Plans and Contract Documents are on file for review only at the Board of Commissioners Administration Office 204 Court Square Blakely, GA 39823. Copies for bidding purposes can be obtained from Watkins & Associates, L.L.C., 103 West 6th Street, Tifton, Georgia 31794, Phone: (229) 388-8823, upon payment of $200.00 for each set (non-refundable).

Bonds: All bid forms must be accompanied by a Bid Bond in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the amount bid. The successful bidder, if awarded the Contract, will be required to furnish a Performance Bond and Payment Bond, each in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the Contract amount. All bonds must appear on the Treasury Department's most current Circular 570 Listing.

Requests for Information: Plan holders list, addenda and bid results are available at www.watkinseng.com.

Funding: Any Contract or Contracts awarded under this Advertisement for Bids will be funded by the Georgia Department of Transportation LMIG Program and County Funds.

The Owner, reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive informalities, and to re-advertise.

Early County Board of
Commissioners
By: Chairwoman June Merritt
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031319-03
NOTICE
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF EARLY
ESTATE NO. 2322
TO ALL DEBTORS AND CREDITORS OF DANIEL CLAYTON
COOPER.

All debtors and creditors of DANIEL CLAYTON COOPER, deceased, late of said county, are hereby notified to render an account of their demands to the undersigned according to law, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment to me.

This 11th day of March, 2019.
/s/ Joshua Neal Linker and
Kristina Ashley Danielle Cooper
Robitelle,
Executors
c/o PATAULA LAW, LLC
AMOS JOHN SHEFFIELD
Attorney at Law
94 Court Sq.
Blakely, Georgia 39823
(229) 724-4471 Phone
(888) 420-5792 Fax
amos@pataulalaw.com
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022019-04
NOTICE
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF EARLY
TO ALL DEBTORS AND CREDITORS OF NETTIE GLASS VARNUM:

All debtors and creditors of Nettie Glass Varnum, deceased, late of said county, are hereby notified to render an account of their demands to the undersigned according to law, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment to me.

This 22nd day of January, 2019.
/s/ Earl J. Varnum
Earl Junior Varnum
18618 Hwy. 3235
Galliano, LA 70354
985-291-1271
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031319-02
NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS

This is to notify all persons to render an account to the undersigned of any and all claims you have against the Estate of JUANITA C. PARKS, late of Early County, Georgia, and any and all persons indebted to said decedent are requested to make immediate payment to the undersigned.

Marsha Phyllis Stephens Funk,
Executrix
5910 Cherokee Trace
Cumming, GA 30041
Attorney for Exectrix:
Jesse G. Bowles, III
Attorney at Law
P.O. Drawer 99
Cuthbert, Georgia 39840
(229) 732-2222
Georgia Bar No. 071825
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030619-05
NOTICE
IN THE PROBATE COURT
OF EARLY COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF WAYMON
FRANKLIN THOMAS, JR.,
DECEASED
ESTATE NO. 3231
NOTICE OF PETITION TO
FILE FOR YEAR’S SUPPORT

The petition of Joan Byrd Thomas, for a year’s support from the estate of Waymon Franklin Thomas, Jr., 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 April 1, 2019, 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.

/s/ Robin M. Altman
Judge of the Probate Court
111 Court Square, Suite D
Blakely, GA 39823
229-723-3454
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030619-03
NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS

All creditors of the estate of I.A. WALTON, JR. deceased, late of Early County, Georgia, are hereby notified to render an account of their demands to the undersigned according to law, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment to me.

This 28th day of January, 2019.
MARY ELLEN W. RAY
as Executor of the Estate of I.A.
WALTON, JR., deceased
Danny S. Shepard
Attorney at Law
P.O. Box 585
Colquitt, GA 39837
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030619-04
NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS

All creditors of the estate of ARLESTER BROWN, JR. deceased, late of Early County, Georgia, are hereby notified to render an account of their demands to the undersigned according to law, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment to me.

This 28th day of January, 2019.
EMMIE F. BROWN
as Administrator of the Estate of
ARLESTER BROWN, deceased
Danny S. Shepard
Attorney at Law
P.O. Box 585
Colquitt, GA 39837
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