2018-03-06 / Public Notices

LEGALS

NOTICE OF SALE
UNDER POWER, LINCOLN COUNTY
Pursuant to the Power of Sale containedin a Security Deed given by Godfrey ZellarsA/K/A Godfrey F. Sellars and Felicia Zellarsto Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems,Inc. as nominee for Douglas Mortgage Group,LLC dated 5/18/2007 and recorded in DeedBook 177 Page 426 and modified at DeedBook 252 Page 124 Lincoln County, Georgiarecords; as last transferred to or acquired byMatrix Financial Services Corporation, con­veying the after-described property to securea Note in the original principal amount of $144,899.00, with interest at the rate specifiedtherein, there will be sold by the undersignedat public outcry to the highest bidder for cashbefore the Courthouse door of Lincoln Coun­ty, Georgia (or such other area as designatedby Order of the Superior Court of said coun­ty), within the legal hours of sale on April 03,2018 (being the first Tuesday of said monthunless said date falls on a Federal Holiday, inwhich case being the first Wednesday of saidmonth), the following described property:
ALL that lot or parcel of land with improve­ments thereon, situate, lying and being in theStale of Georgia, City of Lincolnton, Countyof Lincoln, located in the 186th District G.M.,being a portion of Lot No. 15, containing 0.44acres, of Wells Village Subdivision, and beingmore particularly described on a plat preparedby James F. Mattison, IV, G.A. R.L.S. No.2701, dated August 8, 2000, and recorded inthe Office of the Clerk of the Superior Courtof Lincoln County, Georgia, in Plat Book 9,Page 345; reference being made to said platfor a more complete and accurate descriptionas to the metes, bounds and location of saidproperty.
Said property is hereby conveyed subjectto any and all easements, reservations andrestrictions of record in the aforesaid Clerk’sOffice, and as shown on the record plat.
Tax map & parcel number: 037A-15A
Said property being commonly known as163 Lee Way, Lincolnton, Georgia 30817.
The debt secured by said Security Deed hasbeen and is hereby declared due because of,among other possible events of default, failureto pay the indebtedness as and when due andin the manner provided in the Note and Secu­rity Deed. The debt remaining in default, thissale will be made for the purpose of paying thesame and all expenses of this sale, as providedin 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 163Lee Way, , Lincolnton, GA 30817 togetherwith all fixtures and personal property at­tached to and constituting a part of said prop­erty, if any. To the best knowledge and beliefof the undersigned, the party (or parties) inpossession of the subject property is (are):Godfrey F. Zellars and Felicia Zellars or ten­ant or tenants.
Flagstar Bank is the entity or individualdesignated who shall have full authority tonegotiate, amend and modify all terms of themortgage.
Flagstar Bank
Loss Mitigation
5151 Corporate Drive
Mail Stop: S-142-3
Troy, MI 48098

(800) 393-4887
Note, however, that such entity or individ­ual is not required by law to negotiate, amendor modify the terms of the loan.
Said property will be sold subject to: (a)any outstanding ad valorem taxes (includingtaxes which are a lien, but not yet due andpayable), (b) unpaid water or sewage bills thatconstitute a lien against the property whetherdue and payable or not yet due and payableand which may not be of record, (c) the rightof redemption of any taxing authority, (d) anymatters 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 SecurityDeed 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) finalconfirmation and audit of the status of the loanwith the holder of the Security Deed. Pursuantto O.C.G.A. Section 9-13-172.1, which allowsfor certain procedures regarding the rescissionof judicial and non-judicial sales in the Stateof Georgia, the Deed Under Power and otherforeclosure documents may not be provideduntil final confirmation and audit of the statusof the loan as provided immediately above.
Matrix Financial Services Corporation asagent and Attorney in Fact for Godfrey ZellarsA/K/A Godfrey F. Sellars and Felicia Zellars
Aldridge Pite, LLP, 15 Piedmont Center,3575 Piedmont Road, N.E., Suite 500, Atlanta,Georgia 30305, (404) 994-7637.
1095-571A
THIS LAW FIRM MAY BE ACTING ASA DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TOCOLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATIONOBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THATPURPOSE. 1095-571A

STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY of LINCOLN
NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER
By virtue of the power of sale contained inthat certain Deed to Secure Debt from CHES­TER NASH and CAROLYN CARRICO toWELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. dated July17, 2015, filed for record July 22, 2015, andrecorded in Deed Book 237, Page 518, LIN­COLN County, Georgia Records. Said Deed toSecure Debt having been given to secure a Notedated July 17, 2015 in the original principalsum of ONE HUNDRED TWENTY SEVENTHOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED FORTY SIXAND 0/100 DOLLARS ($127,546.00), withinterest from date at the rate stated in said Noteon the unpaid balance until paid, there will besold by the undersigned at public outcry to thehighest bidder for cash before the Courthousedoor at LINCOLN County, Georgia, or at suchplace as has or may be lawfully designated asan alternative location, within the legal hoursof sale on the first Tuesday in April, 2018, thefollowing described property:
ALL THOSE TRACTS OR PARCELSOF LAND, TOGETHER WITH IMPROVE­MENTS THEREON, SITUATE, LYINGAND BEING IN THE STATE OF GEORGIA,COUNTY OF LINCOLN, BEING KNOWNAND DESIGNATED AS LOTS 13 AND 14AS SHOWN ON A SURVEY PREPARED FORFISHING CREEK SUBDIVISION BY R. E.HARDIGREE, REGISTERED LAND SUR­VEYOR NO. 280, WHICH IS RECORDEDIN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF SU­PERIOR COURT OF LINCOLN COUNTY,GEORGIA, IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 395.REFERENCE IS HEREBY MADE TO SAIDPLAT FOR A MORE COMPLETE ANDACCURATE DESCRIPTION AS TO THEMETES, BOUNDS, COURSES AND DIS­TANCES OF SAID PROPERTIES.
SAID PROPERTIES ARE SUBJECTTO ALL EASEMENTS, COVENANTS,RESTRICTIONS AND RESERVATIONSOF RECORD, SPECIFICALLY INCLUD­ING RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS FORFISHING CREEK SUBDIVISION DATEDMARCH 22, 1968, WHICH IS RECORDED INDEED BOOK 28, AT PAGES 484-485, ANDTHOSE RESTRICTIONS, EASEMENTSAND RESERVATIONS CONTAINING INTHAT CERTAIN QUITCLAIM DEED FROMTHE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA TOWILBUR B. UPCHURCH AND PAUL H.NICHOLS DATED JULY 10, 1961, A COPYOF WHICH IS RECORDED IN DEED BOOK23, AT PAGES 108-109, IN THE AFORESAIDCLERK’S OFFICE.
MAP AND PARCEL NUMBERS: 06A013
To the best of the knowledge and belief of

the undersigned, the party in possession of theproperty is CHESTER NASH and CARO­LYN CARRICO or a tenant or tenants. Saidproperty may more commonly be known as:1028 FISHERMANS LN, TIGNALL, GA30668-4604.
The debt secured by said Deed to SecureDebt has been and is hereby declared duebecause of, among other possible events of de­fault, non-payment of the monthly installmentson said loan. The debt remaining in default, thissale will be made for the purpose of paying thesame and all expenses of this sale, includingattorney’s fees (notice of intent to collect at­torney’s fees having been given).
The individual or entity that has full author­ity to negotiate, amend, and modify all termsof the loan is WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A.,3476 STATEVIEW BLVD, MAC# X7801-013, FORT MILL, SC 29715-7203; (800)868-0043.
Said property will be sold subject to anyoutstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxeswhich are a lien, whether or not now due andpayable), the right of redemption of any taxingauthority, any matters which might be disclosedby an accurate survey and inspection of theproperty, any assessments, liens, encumbrances,zoning ordinances, restrictions, covenants, andmatters of record superior to the Security Deedfirst set out above.
The sale will be conducted subject (1) toconfirmation that the sale is not prohibitedunder the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and (2) to final

confirmation and audit of the status of the loanwith the holder of the Security Deed. Pursuantto O.C.G.A. Section 9-13-172.1, which allowsfor certain procedures regarding the rescissionof judicial and nonjudicial sales in the Stateof Georgia, the Deed Under Power and otherforeclosure documents may not be provideduntil final confirmation and audit of the status ofthe loan as provided in the preceding paragraph.*Auction services to be provided by Auction.com (www.auction.com)*
WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A.
As Attorney-in-Fact for
CHESTER NASH
CAROLYN CARRICO
Phelan Hallinan Diamond & Jones, PLLC
11675 Great Oaks Way, Suite 375
Alpharetta, GA 30022
Telephone: 770-393-4300
Fax: 770-393-4310
PH # 36416
This law firm is acting as a debt collector.Any information obtained will be used for thatpurpose.
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STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY of LINCOLN
NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER
By virtue of the power of sale contained inthat certain Deed to Secure Debt from KEN­NETH STEVENSON and MARILYN STE­VENSON to EQUIFIRST CORPORATION

dated May 17, 2001, filed for record May 21,2001, and recorded in Deed Book 117, Page581, LINCOLN County, Georgia Records, aslast transferred to DEUTSCHE BANK NA­TIONAL TRUST COMPANY AS TRUSTEEFOR GSAMP 2002-HE2, MORTGAGE PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2002-HE2 by assignment recorded in Deed Book 218,Page 114, LINCOLN County, Georgia Records.Said Deed to Secure Debt having been given tosecure a Note dated May 17, 2001 in the originalprincipal sum of FORTY FIVE THOUSANDAND 0/100 DOLLARS ($45,000.00), withinterest from date at the rate stated in said Noteon the unpaid balance until paid, there will besold by the undersigned at public outcry to thehighest bidder for cash before the Courthousedoor at LINCOLN County, Georgia, or at suchplace as has or may be lawfully designated asan alternative location, within the legal hoursof sale on the first Tuesday in April, 2018, thefollowing described property:
ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OFLAND SITUATE, LYING AND BEING INTHE 184TH DISTRICT, G.M., LINCOLNCOUNTY, GEORGIA, CONTAINING 4.17ACRES, WITH ALL IMPROVEMENTSTHEREON, BEING BOUND, NOW ORFORMERLY, ON THE NORTH BY LANDSOF A. M. BEARD; EAST BY LANDS OF J.S. STROTHER; SOUTH BY LANDS OF J.S.STROTHER; AND WEST BY GEORGIASTATE HIGHWAY NO. 43, AND BEINGMORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AC­CORDING TO A PLAT OF SAME MADEFROM A SURVEY BY WILLIAM B. FICK­LEN, GA RLS, DATED MAY 15, 1965, ANDRECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, AT PAGE 180OF THE LINCOLN COUNTY RECORDS.SAID PROPERTY IS DESIGNATED LO­CALLY AS 4876 THOMSON HIGHWAY,LINCOLNTON, GEORGIA, 30817.
SAID PROPERTY IS CONVEYED SUB­JECT TO ANY AND ALL EASEMENTS ANDRESTRICTIONS OF RECORD.
FILE NO: R01-702
To the best of the knowledge and beliefof the undersigned, the party in possessionof the property is KENNETH STEVENSONand MARILYN STEVENSON or a tenant ortenants. Said property may more commonlybe known as: 4876 THOMSON HIGHWAY,LINCOLNTON, GA 30817.
The debt secured by said Deed to SecureDebt has been and is hereby declared duebecause of, among other possible events of de­fault, non-payment of the monthly installmentson said loan. The debt remaining in default, thissale will be made for the purpose of paying thesame and all expenses of this sale, includingattorney’s fees (notice of intent to collect at­torney’s fees having been given).
The individual or entity that has full authorityto negotiate, amend, and modify all terms of theloan is OCWEN LOAN SERVICING, LLC,1100 VIRGINIA DRIVE, FORT WASHING­TON, PA 19034; (800) 746-2936.
Said property will be sold subject to anyoutstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxeswhich are a lien, whether or not now due andpayable), the right of redemption of any taxingauthority, any matters which might be disclosedby an accurate survey and inspection of theproperty, any assessments, liens, encumbrances,zoning ordinances, restrictions, covenants, andmatters of record superior to the Security Deedfirst set out above.
The sale will be conducted subject (1) toconfirmation that the sale is not prohibitedunder the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and (2) to finalconfirmation and audit of the status of the loanwith the holder of the Security Deed. Pursuantto O.C.G.A. Section 9-13-172.1, which allowsfor certain procedures regarding the rescissionof judicial and nonjudicial sales in the State ofGeorgia, the Deed Under Power and other fore­closure documents may not be provided untilfinal confirmation and audit of the status of theloan as provided in the preceding paragraph.
DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUSTCOMPANY AS TRUSTEE FOR GSAMP2002-HE2, MORTGAGE PASS THROUGHCERTIFICATES, SERIES 2002-HE2
As Attorney-in-Fact for
KENNETH STEVENSON
MARILYN STEVENSON
Phelan Hallinan Diamond & Jones, PLLC
11675 Great Oaks Way, Suite 375
Alpharetta, GA 30022
Telephone: 770-393-4300
Fax: 770-393-4310
PH # 36509
This law firm is acting as a debt collector.Any information obtained will be used for thatpurpose.
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STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF LINCOLN
NOTICE OF SALE
Under and by virtue of the Power of Salein that certain Deed to Secure Debt fromWAYNE WAGNER, as Grantor, to FIRSTSOUTHERN NATIONAL BANK, as Grantee,recorded July 8, 2008, in Deed Book 190,Pages 279-284, Lincoln County Records, andsubsequently assigned by the FEDERALDEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION,RECEIVER OF FIRST SOUTHERN NA­TIONAL BANK, STATESBORO, GEOR­GIA to HERITAGEBANK OF THE SOUTH,which was later merged into RENASANTBANK, which Deed to Secure Debt securesa Note dated February 6, 2017, in the originalprincipal sum of $63,535.29 (the “Note”);there will be sold by the undersigned at publicoutcry, during the legal hours of sale, beforethe door of the Courthouse in Lincoln County,Georgia, on the first Tuesday of April, 2018,to the highest bidder for cash, the followingdescribed real property:
All that lot or parcel of land, with improve­ments thereon, situate, lying and being in theState of Georgia, County of Lincoln, beingknown and designated as Lot 43, Phase Aof Providence Ferry Subdivision, as shownon a plat prepared by Mattison & AssociatesLand Surveyors dated July 8, 2006 for EnergyConversion Corp., and recorded in the Office ofthe Clerk of Superior Court of Lincoln County,Georgia, in PC A, Slide 166-168. Reference ishereby made to said plat for a more completeand accurate description of said property herebyconveyed.
Said property is conveyed subject to the Dec­laration of Restrictive Covenants Applicableto Providence Ferry recorded in said Clerk’sOffice in Book 165, Page 693-707.
Map and Parcel Number: portion of 18-1
The debt secured by said Deed to SecureDebt has been and is hereby declared dueand payable in full because of non-paymentthereof pursuant to the terms of said Deed toSecure Debt and Note. The debt remaining indefault, this sale will be made for the purposeof paying said indebtedness, including allinterest and attorney’s fees and all expenses ofsale, and any other obligations of the Grantorto the Grantee.
Said property will be sold as the propertyof Wayne Wagner, and to the best knowledgeand belief of the undersigned, the propertyis in the possession of Wayne Wagner or histenants. Said property will be sold subject to

any and all unpaid taxes, assessments, priorencumbrances, general subdivision restrictions,and other restrictions and easements of record,if any. The undersigned will execute a deed tothe purchaser as authorized by the aforesaidDeed to Secure Debt.
Pursuant to O.C.G.A. Section 44-14-162.2,the name, address, and telephone number of theindividual or entity with full authority to negoti­ate, amend, and modify all terms of the Deedto Secure Debt is Renasant Bank, 335 SouthMain Street, P. O. Box 638, Statesboro, Georgia30459 (telephone number 912-688-3913).
This 1st day of March, 2018.
RENASANT BANK, successor by mergerto
HeritageBank of the South, as Assignee ofthe Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation,Receiver of First Southern National Bank,Statesboro, Georgia, Attorney-in-Fact forWayne Wagner
R. KENNY STONE, P.C.

Attorney at Law
P. O. Box 681
Statesboro, GA 30459
Telephone: (912) 764-3232

In The Superior Court of Lincoln County
State of Georgia
Civil Action File
No: 2017-00033
Petition of:
Tracy Haskell Brown and
Thelma Cornelia Brown
To Adopt:
Emmalyne Faith Cooper
Date of Birth: 6/10/05
A Female Minor Child
Notice of Publication
To: Biological father, whose identity andwhereabouts are unknown.
Pursuant to an Order entered in the above-captioned matter, you are hereby commandedand required to be and appear on the 11th dayof April, 2018, at 11:30 o’clock a.m. beforethe Court in the courtroom, located in theSuperior Court of Lincoln County, Georgia,Courthouse, and show cause, if you can, whythe prayers of the Petition for Adoption filedin the above-captioned matter should not begranted.
The natural mother of said minor femalechild has given her consent to said Petitionand the biological father will lose all rights tosaid child, EMMALYNE FAITH COOPER,and will neither receive notice, nor be entitledto object to the adoption unless he files his ob­jections to the Petition for Adoption with theCourt prior to the hearing on the date specifiedherein.
Witness, the Honorable Harold A. Hines­ley and T. Britt Hammond, Judges of the saidCourt.
Benjamin Jackson
Attorney for Petitioners
2812-A Hillcreek Court
Augusta, Georgia 30909
706-737-0283
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NOTICE
GEORGIA, LINCOLN COUNTY
PROBATE COURT
The petition of KIMBERLY ROSE KAN­GAS for a year’s support from the estate ofKEVIN ROGER KANGAS, deceased, fordecedent’s surviving spouse, having been dulyfiled, interested persons are hereby notified toshow cause, if any, on or before MARCH 1,2018, why said petition should not be granted.Objections to the petition must be in writing,setting forth the grounds of any such objec­tions, and must be filed on or before the timestated in the preceding sentence. All plead­ings/ objections must be signed before a notarypublic or before a probate court clerk, and fil­ing fees must be tendered with your pleadings/objections. Contact probate court personnel atthe following address/telephone number forthe required amount of filing fees. If any ob­jections are filed, a hearing will be scheduledat a later date. If no objections are filed, thepetition may be granted without a hearing.
LEE D. MOSS, PROBATE JUDGE
By: Debbie Pruett, Clerk
P. O. Box 205
Lincolnton, Ga. 30817
706-359-5528
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NOTICE
PROBATE COURT OF LINCOLN COUNTY
RE: PETITION OF DIANE HELLER ASPERSONAL REPRESENTIVE OF THE ES­TATE OF DOUGLAS EUGENE PAYTON,DECEASED
TO: Whom it may concern:
This is to notify you to file objection, ifthere is any, to the above referenced petition,in the Court on or before March 12th , 2018.
BE FURTHER NOTIFIED: All objectionsto the petition must be in writing, setting forththe grounds of any such objections. All plead­ings/ objections must be signed before a notarypublic 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 personnelat the following address/telephone number forthe required amount of filing fees. If any ob­jections are filed, a hearing will be scheduledat a later date. If no objections are filed, thepetition may be granted without a hearing.
LEE D. MOSS, JUDGE
DEBBIE PRUETT, CLERK P. O. Box 205
Lincolnton, GA 30817
706-359-5528
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