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010417-01
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
FEDERAL PROJECT NO.
M005557
CALHOUN, CLAY, DECATUR,
EARLY, RANDOLPH COUNTIES
Sealed proposals for furnishing
all labor, material, equipment and
other things necessary for the following work will be received by
the undersigned at the
Department of Transportation,
One Georgia Center, 600 West
Peachtree St. N.W., Atlanta,
Georgia, 30308, until 11:00 A.M.,
January 20, 2017 and publicly
opened.
74.442 miles of milling, plant
mix resurfacing and surface treatment paving at various locations
in Brooks, Calhoun, Clay,
Colquitt, Decatur, Early, Mitchell,
Randolph and Thomas counties.
Contract Time: 12/31/2017
District Office: Tifton
Proposal Guaranty: 5.00%
Price of Plans:
DEB: 4.00
Plans and Specifications may
be inspected at the District Office
as indicated. Copies of the
Standard Specifications ($35.00),
may be obtained from the State
Transportation Office Engineer at
One Georgia Center, 600 West
Peachtree St., NW, in Atlanta,
telephone number (404) 631-1215.
Plans are available as indicated.
Payment of the correct amount
must be made within 30 days of
billing; such payments are not
refundable.
Payment will be made to the
contractor each calendar month
based on the estimated work complete in place as prescribed by the
Standard Specifications.
The State reserves the right to
reject any or all bids.
Russell R. McMurry, P.E.,
Commissioner
Department of Transportation
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010417-01
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 from
HERMAN EAFORD and
CATHERINE EAFORD to COMMERCIAL STATE BANK, dated
October 17, 2012, and recorded in
Deed Book 318, Pages 973-974,
Early County, Georgia, Deed
Records, said Deed to Secure Debt
securing a Note in the original
principal amount of $17,230.50
dated October 17, 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 February 7, 2017, 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:
A parcel of land in the City of
Blakely, part of Lot of Land No.
152 in the 28th District of Early
County, Georgia, more particularly described as follows:
Commencing at a point on the
South Boulevard which point is
122 feet east from the east margin
of the right-of-way of U.S.
Highway 27 (South Main Street)
and from such beginning point
run southerly along the east
boundary of property now or former of Howard and Clara Griffin
to the center of a ditch the distance of 265 feet; thence easterly
along the center of said ditch the
distance of 95 feet; thence north to
the south margin of South
Boulevard the distance of 255
feet; thence west along the south
margin of South Boulevard the
distance of 85 feet to the point of
beginning.
Being known as: 18196 E.
South Boulevard, Blakely,
Georgia 39823
Said 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 HERMAN
EAFORD and CATHERINE
EAFORD.
COMMERCIAL STATE BANK
as Attorney-in-fact for
HERMAN EAFORD and
CATHERINE EAFORD
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.: 2016-0350
THIS LAW FIRM IS ACTING
AS A DEBT COLLECTOR AND
ANY INFORMATION
OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR
THAT PURPOSE.
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010417-04
NOTICE TO DEBTORS
AND CREDITORS
All creditors of the Estate of
Charles Paschal Brooks Sr., late of
Early County, Georgia deceased,
are hereby notified to render in
their demands to the undersigned
according to law; and all persons
indebted to said estate are
required to make immediate payment. This 27th day of December,
2016.
Mary Kay Newberry Brooks
1138 Quail Country Road
Arlington, Georgia 39813
or
MOORE, CLARKE, DuVALL
& RODGERS, P.C.
2829 Old Dawson Road
Post Office Drawer 71727
Albany, Georgia 31708-1727
(229) 888-3338
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011117-03
IN THE PROBATE COURT
COUNTY OF EARLY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: Estate of Bridget LeShon
Williams, Deceased
ESTATE NO. 3031
PETITION FOR LETTERS OF
ADMINISTRATION
NOTICE
TO: Whom It May Concern
Tangie Williams Robinson has
petitioned to be appointed
Administrator of the estate of
Bridget LaShon Williams,
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 6,
2017.
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
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 of the Probate Court
111 Court Square, Suite D
Blakely, GA 39823
229-723-3454
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011117-02
NOTICE OF SALE
UNDER POWER
EARLY COUNTY
Pursuant to the Power of Sale
contained in a Security Deed
given by Curtis Jackson and
Willie Bell Jackson to Alliance
Funding, A Division of Superior
Bank FSB dated 2/24/2000 and
recorded in Deed Book 229 Page
754, Early County, Georgia
records; as last transferred to or
acquired by U.S. Bank National
Association, as Indenture Trustee
for the AFC Mortgage Loan Asset
Backed Notes, Series 2000-2, conveying the after-described property to secure a Note in the original
principal amount of $ 45,000.00,
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 Early
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 07, 2017 (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 Land Lot No.
153, 28th Land District, in the
City of Blakely, Early County,
Georgia, containing 0.163 acre,
and being more particularly
described as follows: COMMENCING at the intersection of the center lines of Bay Street and
Evergreen Avenue; run thence
South 00 degrees 30 minutes 00
seconds East for a distance of
96.96 feet; run thence South 89
degrees 30 minutes 00 seconds
West for a distance of 20 feet to
the POINT OF BEGINNING; run
thence South 00 degrees 30 minutes 00 seconds East for a distance of 82.22 feet; run thence
South 88 degrees 10 minutes 00
seconds West for a distance of
86.58 feet to a point; run thence
North 00 degrees 04 minutes 06
seconds East for a distance of
82.17 feet to a point; run thence
North 88 degrees 07 minutes 00
seconds East for a distance of
85.77 feet to the POINT OF
BEGINNING. Said property is
more particularly shown on the
plat of survey by Grady Lodge
Holman, RLS No. 2033, dated
May 26, 1995, entitled “LOTS
SURVEYED FOR OWEN
FUSSELL,” and recorded in the
Office of the Clerk of the Superior
Court of Early County, Georgia, in
Deed Book 200, at page 97, which
said plat and the record thereof
are incorporated herein by reference. 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 744 South Bay Street,
Blakely, GA 39823 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): Willie Bell

Jackson and Estate/Heirs of
Curtis Jackson or tenant or tenants. Select Portfolio Servicing, Inc.
is the entity or individual designated who shall have full authority to negotiate, amend and modify
all terms of the mortgage.
Select Portfolio Servicing, Inc.
Loan Resolution Department
3217 South Decker Lake Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84119
(888) 349-8955
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.
U.S. Bank National Association,
as Indenture Trustee for the AFC
Mortgage Loan Asset Backed
Notes, Series 2000-2 as agent
and Attorney in Fact for
Curtis Jackson and
Willie Bell Jackson
Aldridge Pite, LLP,
15 Piedmont Center,
3575 Piedmont Road, N.E., Suite
500,
Atlanta, Georgia 30305,
(404) 994-7637.
1012-666254A
THIS LAW FIRM MAY BE
ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE
USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.
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