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PUBLIC NOTICE

092816-01
NOTICE
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF EARLY
TO ALL DEBTORS AND CREDITORS OF GRADY WRIGHT:
All debtors and creditors of
GRADY WRIGHT, 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. This 22nd day of September,
2016.
/s/ Melma Ruth Wright Brooks
MELMA RUTH WRIGHT
BROOKS
/s/ Randolph Wright
RANDOLPH WRIGHT
Executors under the Will of
GRADY WRIGHT, Deceased
c/o Danny S. Shepard
Attorney at Law
12837 Magnolia Street
Blakely, Georgia 39823
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090716-01
NOTICE OF SALE
UNDER POWER
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF EARLY
Because of a default in the payment of the indebtedness secured
by the Deed to Secure Debt executed by JOHN H. CLAYBROOK, JR.
and AUDRA H. CLAYBROOK to
COMMERCIAL STATE BANK,
dated November 26, 2003, and
recorded in Deed Book 255, Pages
560-562, Early County, Georgia,
Deed Records; said Deed to Secure
Debt securing a renewal Note in
the original principal amount of
$91,211.51 dated December 3,
2012, the holder thereof pursuant
to said Deed and Note thereby
secured has declared the entire
amount of said indebtedness due
and payable and, pursuant to the
power of sale contained in said
Deed, will on the first Tuesday in
the month following the publication of this notice, being October 4,
2016, during the legal hours of
sale, before the Courthouse door in
Early County, sell at public outcry
to the highest bidder for cash, the
property descried in said deed to
wit:
5 acres of land, more or less,
part of Lot of Land No. 128 in the
28th Land District of Early
County, Georgia, and bounded on
the north and east by the original
lines of Lot No. 128; on the south
by State Highway No. 200; on the
west by lands now or formerly of
Dr. J.G. Standifer.
Said property is known as 661
Damascus Street, Blakely,
Early County, Georgia, together
with all fixtures and personal
property attached thereto and constituting a part of said property, if
any .S
aid property will be sold subject

to any outstanding ad valorem
taxes (including taxes which are a
lien, whether or not now due and
payable), the right of redemption
of any taxing authority, 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.
The proceeds of said sale will be
applied to the payment of said
indebtedness and all expenses of
said sale as provided in said Deed,
and the balance, if any, will be distributed as provided by law.
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 secured
creditor.
The property is or may be in the
possession of John H. Claybrook,
Jr. and/or Audra H. Claybrook.
COMMERCIAL STATE BANK
as Attorney-in-fact for
JOHN H. CLAYBROOK, JR.
and AUDRA H. CLAYBROOK
By: AMOS JOHN SHEFFIELD
PATAULA LAW, LLC
Attorney for COMMERCIAL
STATE BANK
94 Court Square
Blakely, Georgia 39823
(229) 724-4471 Phone
(888) 420-5792 Fax
amos@pataulalaw.com
Firm File No.: 2016-0245
THIS LAW FIRM IS ACTING
AS A DEBT COLLECTOR AND
ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED
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090716-06
IN THE PROBATE COURT
COUNTY OF EARLY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF HATTIE M.
PERRY, DECEASED
ESTATE NO. 3006
PETITION FOR LETTERS OF
ADMINISTRATION
NOTICE
TO: Whom It May Concern
Donnie E. Perry has petitioned
to be appointed Administrator of
the estate of Hattie M. Perry,
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 Ovtober 3,
2016. 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
By: /s/ Rosalyn M. Hooper
Chief/Deputy Clerk of the Probate
Court
111 Court Square, Suite D
Blakely, GA 39823
229-723-3454
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090716-05
TAX LEVY FOR EARLY COUNTY, GEORGIA
GEORGIA, EARLY COUNTY
By June Merritt, Taylor Bridges,
and Charlie Sol constituting a quorum of the duly elected, appointed
and qualified Board of
Commissioners of Early County,
Georgia, sitting for county purposes: IT IS ORDERED that One
Hundred & Fifteen Hundreths
(100.15) cents on the one hundred
dollars, or Ten & Fifteen
Thousands (10.150) mills on the
dollar of taxable property in the
incorporated areas of Early County,
Georgia, as shown by the Tax
Digest of said county for the year
2016, be, and the same is hereby
levied, and it is ordered that the
same be collected by the Tax
Commissioner of Early County,
Georgia, ad valorem, upon all of the
property subject to taxation in said
incorporated areas in said county
for county purposes.
FURTHER ORDERED that
One Hundred & Fifteen Hundreths
(100.15) cents on the one hundred
dollars, or Ten & Fifteen
Thousands (10.150) mills on the
dollar of taxable property in the
unincorporated areas of Early
County, Georgia, as shown by the
Ta Digest of said county for the
year 2016, be, and the same is hereby, levied, and it is ordered that the
same be collected by the Tax
Commissioner of Early County,
Georgia, ad valorem, upon all of the
property subject to taxation in said
unincorporated areas in said county for county purposes. These figures reflect the rollback of the
unincorporated area millage to
account for the insurance premium
amount collected, said rollback
being in the amount of Zero (0.00)
mills. Of the $268,874 total insurance premium tax received by
Early County for 2016, $268,874 is
allocated to provide fire protection
service to the unincorporated areas
of the county and $0.00 is used to
rollback the millage rate.
IN ADDITION to the above and
foregoing levies, upon the certification of the Board of Education of

Early County, Georgia, there is
hereby levied upon all taxable
property of and in Early County,
Georgia, a tax of Sixteen & Fifty
Hundreths (16.5) mills on the dollar of its valuation for tax purposes,
said levy being made for the purpose of maintaining and operating
the public schools in Early County,
Georgia.
IT IS ORDERED that the above
and foregoing tax levies, in the
amounts and for the purposes stated, be made, and the same be collected by the Tax Commissioner of
Early County, Georgia, for the year
2016.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED
that a copy of this tax levy be
advertised for thirty (30) days at
the County Courthouse of Early
County, Georgia, in Blakely,
Georgia, and be published in the
Early County News, the official
organ of Early County, Georgia,
once a week for four weeks over a
period of thirty (30) days from the
date hereof, and that a certified
copy of this tax levy be furnished to
the Tax Commissioner of Early
County, Georgia.
FURTHER ORDERED that a
certified copy of this tax levy be forwarded with the 2016 Early
County, Georgia, Tax Digest to the
State Revenue Commissioner of
the State of Georgia, as required by
law, for consideration by that official toward approval of said Tax
Digest and this tax levy.
THE ABOVE AND FOREGOING TAX LEVIES FOR THE
YEAR 2016 are ordered and adopted by the affirmative vote of the
undersigned members of the Board
of Commissioners of Early County,
Georgia, at a special meeting of
said Board of Commissioners held
this 30th day of August, 2016
which meeting was open to the
public.
June Merritt, Chairman
Taylor Bridges
Charlie J. Sol
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
EARLY COUNTY, GEORGIA
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092116-01
092116-02
IN THE PROBATE COURT
COUNTY OF EARLY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: Estate of Marcus Keith
Askew, Deceased
ESTATE NO.3011
NOTICE
AN ORDER FOR SERVICE
WAS GRANTED BY THIS
COURT ON SEPTEMBER 16,
2016, REQUIRING THE FOLLOWING: TO: Amber Moore
This is to notify you to file objection, if there is any, to the Petition
to Probate Will in Solemn Form, in
this Court on or before October 17,
2016.
BE NOTIFIED FURTHER:
All objections to the petition must

be in writing, setting forth the
grounds of any such objections. 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
By: /s/ Rosalyn M Hooper
Clerk/Deputy Clerk of the Probate
Court
111 Court Square, Suite D
Blakely, GA 39823
229-723-3454
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090716-02
NOTICE
STATE OF GEORGIA
EARLY COUNTY
ESTATE NO. 2942
TO ALL DEBTORS AND CREDITORS OF HAL AVRA
LAWRENCE:
All debtors and creditors of
HAL AVRA LAWRENCE,
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.
/s/ Nicholas Daniel Lawrence
NICHOLAS DANIEL
LAWRENCE
Executor
c/o AMOS JOHN SHEFFIELD
Attorney at Law
94 Court Square
Blakely, Georgia 39823
(229) 724-4471 Phone
(888) 420-5792 Fax
amos@pataulalaw.com
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090716-03
NOTICE
STATE OF GEORGIA
EARLY COUNTY
ESTATE NO. 2141
TO ALL DEBTORS AND CREDITORS OF STEPHEN ARMAND
SLAPPY, DECEASED:
All debtors and creditors of
STEPHEN ARMAND SLAPPY,
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.
/s/ Linda Wilkerson Slappy
LINDA WILKERSON SLAPPY
Executor
c/o AMOS JOHN SHEFFIELD
Attorney at Law
94 Court Square
Blakely, Georgia 39823
(229) 724-4471 Phone
(888) 420-5792 Fax
amos@pataulalaw.com
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090716-03
NOTICE
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF EARLY
TO ALL DEBTORS AND CREDITORS OF ROSETTA HATCHER
GORDON, DECEASED:
All debtors and creditors of
ROSETTA HATCHER GORDON,
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 30th day of August, 2016.
/s/ Deborah Carden
DEBORAH CARDEN,
Executor
c/o William H. Mills
Attorney at Law
Post Office Box 565
Blakely, GA 39823
(229) 723-3428
State Bar No. 509773
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092816-02
NOTICE OF PETITION
TO CHANGE NAME
GEORGIA, EARLY COUNTY
Notice is hereby given that
ROSENEAL JONES, the undersigned, filed her petition to the
Superior Court of Early County,
Georgia, on the 22nd day of
September, 2016, praying for a
change in her name of ROSENEAL JONES to ROSIE NELL
FELDER. Notice is hereby given
pursuant to law to any interested
or affected party to appear in said
Court and to file objections to such
name change. Objections must be
filed with said Court within 30
days of the fling of said petition.
This 26th day of September,
2016.
ROSENEAL JONES
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