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37 NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER STATE OF GEORGIA, COUNTY OF BURKE

By virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Security Deed
from Lakenna Freeman a/k/a Lakenna S. Davis to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as
nominee for Southwest Stage Funding, LLC DBA Cascade Financial
Services, dated October 17, 2014
and recorded on October 23, 2014
in Deed Book 928, Page 235, in the
Office of the Clerk of Superior Court
of Burke County, Georgia, said
Security Deed having been given
to secure a Note of even date, in
the original principal amount of One
Hundred Six Thousand Two Hundred Thirty-Eight and 00/100 dollars
($106,238.00) with interest thereon
as provided therein, as last transferred to Southwest Stage Funding, LLC dba Cascade Financial
Services, recorded in Deed Book
1085, Page 115, aforesaid records,
will be sold at public outcry to the
highest bidder for cash before the
courthouse door of Burke County,
Georgia, or at such place as has or
may be lawfully designated as an
alternative location, within the legal
hours of sale on the first Tuesday in
April, 2022, all property described
in said Security Deed including but
not limited to the following described
property:
All that lot, parcel or tract of land, together with improvements thereon,
situate, lying and being in the 66th
G.M.D., of Burke County, Georgia,
containing 2.00 acres, as shown on
a plat prepared for Lakenna Freeman by Troy Smith & Associates,
dated June 23, 2014, and recorded
in the Office of the Clerk of Superior
Court of Burke County, Georgia, in
File No. B 1165. Reference is hereby
made to said plat for a more complete and accurate description of the
metes, bounds, location, courses
and distances of said property.
Also conveyed is a 80` ingress/
egress easement as shown on
said plat.
Said property is conveyed subject to
any and all applicable easements,
restrictions and covenants recorded
in said Clerk`s Office.
Said property may more commonly be known as 1705 Claxton
Lively Road, Waynesboro, GA
30830.
The debt secured by said Security Deed has been and is hereby
declared due because of, among
other possible events of default,
non-payment of the monthly installments on said loan. The debt
remaining in default, this sale will be
made for the purpose of paying the
same and all expenses of this sale,
including attorneyÊs fees (notice of
intent to collect attorneyÊs fees having been given).
The individual or entity that has
full authority to negotiate, amend
and modify all terms of the loan
is Southwest Stage Funding, LLC
dba Cascade Financial Services,
3345 S. Val Vista Drive, Suite 300
Gilbert, AZ 85297.
Said property will be sold on an „asis‰ basis without any representation,
warranty or recourse against the
above-named or the undersigned.
The sale will also be subject to the
following items which may affect
the title: a) zoning ordinances; b)
matters which would be disclosed
by an accurate survey or by an
inspection of the property; c) any
outstanding ad valorem taxes,
including taxes, which constitute
liens upon said property whether
or not now due and payable; d)
special assessments; e) the right of
redemption of any taxing authority;
f) all outstanding bills for public utilities which constitute liens upon said
property; g) all restrictive covenants,
easements, rights-of-way and any
other matters of record superior
to said Security Deed. To the best
of the knowledge and belief of the
undersigned, the owners and party
in possession of the property are
Lakenna Freeman a/k/a Lakenna S.
Davis and or tenant(s). 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.
Southwest Stage Funding, LLC
dba Cascade Financial Services as
Attorney-in-Fact for Lakenna Freeman a/k/a Lakenna S. Davis

Contact: Padgett Law Group: 6267
Old Water Oak Road, Suite 203, Tallahassee, FL 32312; (850) 422-2520
Feb. 9, 16, 23, Mar. 2,9,16, 23, 30,
2022
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Notice to Debtor and Creditors
Georgia, Burke County
All Creditors of the Estate of Frank
J. Gay, Jr. a/k/a James Gay, Jr. deceased are hereby notified to render
in their demands to the undersigned
according to law, or lose priority
as to your claim, and all person
indebted to said estate are required
to make immediate payment to the
undersigned.
This 21st day of February, 2022
James Anthony Gay
Executor of the Estate of
Frank J. Gay, Jr. a/k/a
James Gay, Jr.
Law Office of Tyler C. Mahaffey, LLC
Attorney for Estate
603 North Liberty Street
Waynesboro, GA 30830
(706) 360-6096
Mar. 2, 9, 16, 23, 2022
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STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF BURKE
IN RE: THE ESTATE OF AGNES
THOMAS STOKES
NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND
CREDITORS
All creditors of the Estate of AGNES
THOMAS STOKES, deceased,
are hereby notified to render their
demands to the undersigned according to law, or lose priority as to
your claim, and all persons indebted
to said estate are required to make
immediate payment to me.
This 22nd day of February, 2022.
AGNES STOKES DIXON
2513 Teakwood Drive
Hephzibah, Georgia 30815
Administrator of the Estate of
Agnes Thomas Stokes
Walter P. Degenhardt
Attorney at Law
205 East Sixth Street
Waynesboro, GA 30830
(706) 554-7086
Mar. 2, 9, 26, 23, 2022
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NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND
CREDITORS
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF BURKE
All creditors of the Estate of BETTY
JEAN ROYAL, deceased, are hereby
notified to render their demands in
writing to the undersigned Executrix
according to law, properly itemized
and proven, or lose priority as to
your claim, and all persons indebted
to the estate are required to make
immediate payment to the said
Executrix.
This 22ND day of FEBRUARY, 2022.
FRANKIE O. BLACKBURN
Executrix of the LAST WILL &
TESTAMENT OF BETTY JEAN
ROYAL
143 Beasley Lane
Sardis, GA 30456
Jackson E. Cox
JACKSON E. COX, P.C.
Attorney at Law
PO Box 845
Waynesboro, Georgia 30830
(706) 554-7070
Mar. 2, 9, 16, 23, 2022
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NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND
CREDITORS
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF BURKE
All creditors of the Estate of JOHN
ARTHUR LONG, SR., deceased,
are hereby notified to render their
demands in writing to the undersigned Executrix according to law,
properly itemized and proven, or
lose priority as to your claim, and
all persons indebted to the estate
are required to make immediate
payment to the said Executrix.
This 22ND day of FEBRUARY, 2022.
RUTH JENKINS LONG
Executrix of the LAST WILL &
TESTAMENT OF JOHN ARTHUR
LONG, SR.
526 Pine Needle Rd.
Waynesboro, GA 30830
Jackson E. Cox
JACKSON E. COX, P.C.
Attorney at Law
PO Box 845
Waynesboro, Georgia 30830
(706) 554-7070
Mar. 2, 9, 16, 23, 2022
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NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND
CREDITORS
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF BURKE
All creditors of the Estate of JOHN
M. JENKINS, SR., deceased, are
hereby notified to render their demands in writing to the undersigned
Executors according to law, properly
itemized and proven, or lose priority
as to your claim, and all persons
indebted to the estate are required
to make immediate payment to the
said Executors.
This 22ND day of FEBRUARY, 2022.

SARA H. JENKINS AND
RICHARD W. BAILEY
Co-Executors of the LAST WILL &
TESTAMENT OF JOHN M. JENKINS, SR.
304 Dogwood Dr.
Waynesboro, GA 30830
Jackson E. Cox
JACKSON E. COX, P.C.
Attorney at Law
PO Box 845
Waynesboro, Georgia 30830
(706) 554-7070
Mar. 9, 16, 23, 30, 2022
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TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN
AND ALSO LAVERNE COMER,
HAROLD GRESHAM & KAY MORRISON GRESHAM ANY AND ALL
KNOWN AND UNKNOWN HEIRS
OF AND ALL OF THE LAVERNE
COMER, QUINTON GRESHAM,
JOSIE MAE GRESHAM LITTLE
FORGOING, AND ALL PERSONS
KNOWN AND UNKNOWN WHO
MAY HAVE AN INTEREST IN
REAL PROPERTY (1) LOCATED IN
BURKE COUNTY, GEORGIA CONSISTING OF 56 ACRES, MORE
OR LESS, KNOWN AS BURKE
COUNTY M&P 031-034
On or about February 16, 2022,
Perry Little, Kenneth Little, Quinton
Gresham Jr. & John Gresham Jr.
filed a Petition in the Superior Courts
of Burke County, Georgia, Civil Action No.: 2022V0009, seeking an
Order of Partition by Sale in certain
lands more fully described as:
All that tract or parcel of land and all
improvements thereon situate and
being in 69th G.M. District Burke
County Georgia, containing Fifty-
Six (56) Acres. More or less, and
bounded on the North by the Old
Quaker Road; East by lands of R.C.
Neely; South by Beaver Dam Creek;
West by land of Sally Gresham Estate. Said tract of land described by
a plat of the same recorded in the
office of Clerk of Superior court of
said county of Burke in Plat Book
2, page 54.
Tax Map and Parcel 031-034
Any interested parties, known Respondents as may be named herein
whose addresses are unknown,
nonresidents or unknown defendants are hereby noticed of said
petition and any person or parties
having an objection to said petition
being granted shall show cause why
Property should not be partitioned
as prayed and/or said PetitionerÊs
other prayers for relief should not
be granted, in writing to the Clerk
of Superior Court of Burke County,
Georgia on or before April 15, 2022.
Said parties filing an objection to
be heard in person to be heard in
person at a hearing(s) and/or trial
before the Court on said Petition.
Said Notice being issued pursuant to an Order of the Honorable
John Flythe, Superior Court, Burke
County, Georgia, dated 24th day of
February, 2022.
Radeta G. Smith
CLERK, SUPERIOR COURT OF
BURKE COUNTY, GEORGIA
200 East 6th Street
Waynesboro, Georgia 30830
SO ORDERED this 24th day of
February, 2022.
Mar. 2, 9, 16, 23, 2022
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IN THE JUVENILE COURT FOR
THE COUNTY OF BURKE,
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN THE INTEREST OF:
N. G. J
SEX: FEMALE
DOB: 08/22/2017
NOTICE OF SUMMONS
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN and
THE UNKNOWN BIOLOGICAL FATHER of the above minor child, and
any other party claiming to have a
parental interest in said minor child
born to Victoria Ann Jacobs.
YOU ARE NOTIFIED, in accordance
with O.C.G.A. § 15-11-96, that the
above proceeding seeking the
termination of the parental rights of
the named child was filed against
you in said Court on the 10th day
of February, 2022, by reason of an
Order for Service by Publication
entered by this Court.
YOU ARE HEREBY COMMANDED
AND REQUIRED to lay any and all
other business aside and to be and
appear before the Juvenile Court
of Burke County, located at 200
East Sixth Street, Waynesboro,
Georgia, on the 28th day of April,
2022, at 1:30 p.m. and to remain in
attendance from hour to hour, day to
day, month to month, year to year,
and time to time, as said case may
be continued, and until discharged
by the Court; each of you then
and there to make defense and to
show cause why the said child and
all parties named herein should
not be dealt with according to the
provisions of the law. The hearing
is for the purpose of determining
whether your parental rights should
be terminated. The effect of an order
terminating parental rights under

O.C.G.A. § 15-11-93 is without limit
as to duration and terminates all the
parentÊs rights and obligations with
respect to the child and all rights and
obligations of the child to the parent
arising from the parental relationship, including rights of inheritance.
The parent whose rights are terminated is not thereafter entitled to
notice of proceedings for the adoption of the child by another, nor has
the parent any right to object to the
adoption or otherwise to participate
in the proceedings.
A copy of the petition may be obtained by the parents from the Clerk
of the Burke County Juvenile Court,
200 East Sixth Street, Waynesboro,
Georgia, during regular business
hours, Monday through Friday, exclusive of holidays. A free copy shall
be available to the parent. Upon
request, the copy will be mailed to
the requester – parents or alleged
parents only.
YOU ARE FURTHER NOTIFIED
that while responsive pleadings are
not mandatory, they are permissible
and you are encouraged to file with
the Clerk of this Court and serve on
PetitionerÊs attorney below, an answer or other responsive pleadings
within sixty (60) days of the date of
the order for service by publication.
WITNESS the Honorable William M.
Fleming, Judge of said Court, this
10th day of February, 2022.
Barbara J. Newsome
(Deputy) Clerk, Juvenile Court
Burke County, Georgia
Mar. 9, 19, 23, 30, 2022
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NOTICE TO FORECLOSE RIGHT
TO REDEEM
TO: LLOYD PATRICK
1252 McGARRH MILL POND
ROAD
MIDVILLE, GEORGIA 30441
HEIRS KNOWN & UNKNOWN
AND: TO WHOM IT MAY
CONCERN
TAKE NOTICE THAT:
The right to redeem the following
described property, to wit:
All that lot or parcel of land lying,
being in the City of Midville, 73rd
G.M.D., Burke County, Georgia,
fronting on the East side of Kilpatrick
Street for a distance of 100 feet
and running back from said street
between parallel lines for a depth
of 150 feet and bounded now or
formerly as follows: North by lot of
the City of Midville on which a water
tank is located; East by property of
Wasden; South by lot of C. M. Hand-
King; and West by Kilpatrick Street.
Together with a 1975 12 X 60 Clayton Homes Inc Executive Mobile
Home.
As described in Deed Book 658,
Page 142. Further described as Map
& Parcel M01 130.
Being the same property conveyed
to Charles William and Patricia
Denise Brannen under a Tax Sale
Deed dated the 2nd day of March,
2021, which deed is recorded in
Deed Book 1184, Pages 225-226 of
the Burke County ClerkÊs Records.
Subject to: Existing easements for
rights of way, public utilities and any
other outstanding liens which may
attach to said property.
After Advertisement, said property
was sold at public outcry on March
2, 2021 to satisfy tax fi fa for the
years 2018 and 2019 and for penalty
and interest in favor of the County
of Burke, State of Georgia against
LLOYD PATRICK and will expire and
be forever foreclosed and barred on
and after the 4th day of April, 2022.
The Tax Sale Deed to which this
notice relates is dated the 2nd day
of March 2021 and is recorded in the
office of the Clerk of the Superior
Court of Burke County, Georgia, in
Deed Book 1184, Pages 225-226.
The property may be redeemed at
any time before the 4th day of April,
2022 by payment of the redemption
price as fixed and provided by law
to the undersigned at the following
address: Charles William Brannen
& Patricia Denise Brannen, 120 St.
Galilee Road, Midville, Georgia,
30441. Telephone #: 912-536-3820.
Please be governed accordingly.
This 25th day of February, 2022.
Charles William & Patricia Denise
Brannen
120 St. Galilee Road
Midville, Georgia, 30441
Telephone #: 912-536-3820.
Mar. 9, 16, 23, 30, 2022
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NOTICE OF SALE UNDER
POWER
GEORGIA, BURKE COUNTY
Under and by virtue of the power of
sale contained in a Deed to Secure
Debt from Eddie J. Trimble to Otis
Franklin Askin, Jr. and Kristin Askin
Hutto as Co-Trustees as shown in
the Memorandum of Trust dated
11/22/11 created under the Last
Will and Testament of Otis Franklin
Askin, Sr. dated 11/22/11 and recorded in Burke County, Georgia in
Book 1052, Pages 159-183, dated
July 11, 2019, recorded in Deed

Book 1118, pages 98-101, Burke
County, Georgia records, said Deed
to Secure Debt having been given to
secure a note dated July 11, 2019,
in the original principal sum of Eighteen Thousand Nine Hundred and
00/100 ($18,900.00) Dollars with
interest from date at the rate stated
in said note on the unpaid balance
until paid, there will be sold by the
undersigned at public outcry to the
highest bidder for cash before the
courthouse door at Burke County,
Georgia within the legal hours of
sale on the first Tuesday in April,
2022, the property described in said
Deed to Secure Debt, to wit:
All that lot or parcel of land, situate,
lying, and being in the 65th G.M.D.,
Burke County, Georgia, containing
5.04 acres, more or less, and being
known and designated as Lot 4,
Blackstone Road, as shown upon a
plat thereof prepared by Bargeron
& Smith, Reg. Land Surveyor, which
plat is of record in the Office of the
Superior Court Clerk for Burke
County, Georgia in Plat File B-1308;
reference being made to said plat
for a more complete and accurate description of said property.
Property is commonly known as
531 Blackstone Road, Hephzibah,
Georgia 30815.
The debt secured by said Deed to
Secure Debt has been and is hereby
declared due because of, among
other possible events of default,
the non-payment of the monthly
installments on said loan. The debt
remaining in default, this sale will be
made for the purpose of paying the
same and all expenses of this sale,
including legal fees.
This sale will be held subject to all
unpaid taxes, assessments, and
restrictions of record, if any, transfer
tax and all state and county taxes.
Said property will be sold as the
property of Eddie J. Trimble, the
property to the best information,
knowledge, and belief of the undersigned, being presently in the
possession of Eddie J. Trimble, and
the proceeds of said sale will be
applied to the payment of said indebtedness and all the expenses of
said sale, including attorneyÊs fees,
all as provided in said deed, and the
balance, if any, will be distributed as
provided by law.
Terms of the sale are to be cash,
purchaser paying for papers, revenue stamps, and all state and
county taxes.
This 1st day of March, 2022.
Eddie J. Trimble
By and through his attorney-in-fact
Otis Franklin Askin, Jr. and Kristin
Askin Hutto
Co-Trustees for the Trust of Otis
Franklin Askin, Sr.
O. Franklin Askin, Jr.
Attorney at law
2913 Professional Parkway
Augusta, GA 30907
(706) 860-9266
Mar. 9, 16, 23, 30, 2022
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IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF
BURKE COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
DOMESTIC RELATIONS
DIVISION
JAMECIA A. DUKES,
Petitioner,
Vs.
SHIRLEY JACKSON RHANEY,
Administrator of the Estate of Michael Alexander Rhaney, Deceased,
Respondent.
IN RE:
MICHAEL ALEXANDER DUKES,
A Juvenile
Civil Action File No.2022D0024
NOTICE OF PUBLICATION
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that
on the 28th day of February, 2022,
a petition for change of name and
amendment of birth certificate
was filed in this Court by Jamecia
A. Dukes to change the name of
Michael Alexander Dukes (born in
2021) to Michael Alexander Rhaney,
Jr. and to add the name of Michael
Alexander Rhaney as the childÊs
other parent to his birth certificate.
Any interested person or affected
party has the right to appear before
this Court and file an objection to
the proposed change of name and
amendment of birth certificate. Any
objection much be filled with this
Court on or before April 14, 2022,
and a copy must be provided to
the PetitionerÊs attorney: Martin C.
Puetz, 415 Fourth Street, Augusta,
Georgia 30901.
This notice is given pursuant to
O.C.G.A. §19-21-1.
Dated: February 28, 2022.
/s/Jamecia A. Dukes, Petitioner
Mar. 9, 16, 23, 30, 2022
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IN THE PROBATE COURT OF
BURKE COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF
SCHWEITZER, ROBIN VAUGHN
DECEASED
ESTATE NO. 2022-ES-22
IN RE: The Petition for Letters of Administration

in the above-referenced
estate having been duly filed,
To Whom It May Concern:
Julian Michael Walraven, having
petitioned to be appointed Administrator of the estate of Robin
Vaughn Schweitzer, 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 April 05, 2022.
BE NOTIFIED FURTHER: All objections to the Petition must be
in writing, setting for 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.
ASHLEY MOORE JR.
JUDGE OF PROBATE COURT
200 East 6th Street
Waynesboro, GA 30830
706-554-3000
Mar. 9, 16, 23, 20, 2022
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STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF BURKE
NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER
Because of a default under the
terms of the Security Deed executed
by Clarence Holmes to Mortgage
Electronic Registration Systems,
Inc., as Nominee for Augusta Home
Lending Group dated December 18,
2007, and recorded in Deed Book
681, Page 121, and re-recorded in
Deed Book 685, Page 203, as last
modified in Deed Book 1011, Page
94, Burke County Records, said
Security Deed having been last sold,
assigned, transferred and conveyed
to Selene Finance, LP, securing a
Note in the original principal amount
of $108,300.00, 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, May
3, 2022, during the legal hours of
sale, before the Courthouse door in
said County, sell at public outcry to
the highest bidder for cash, the property described in said Deed, to-wit:
All that lot or parcel of land with
improvements thereon, situate, lying
and being in the State of Georgia,
66th G.M. District of Burke County,
containing 2.5 acres, known and
designated as Lot 11, Mead Farms
Subdivision as shown on plat recorded in the Office of the Clerk
of Superior Court of Burke County,
Georgia, in Plat File No. A-5697, to
which plat reference is hereby made
for a more complete and accurate
description as to metes, bounds,
and location.
This is the same property conveyed
by deed dated March 6, 1998 from
First Family Finance to Prince Cunningham recorded at Book 243,
page 635 aforesaid records.
Said property is known as 323
Sam Mead Road, Waynesboro,
GA 30830.
Said property is known as 323
Sam Mead Road, Waynesboro, GA
30830, together with all fixtures and
personal property attached to and
constituting a part of said property,
if any.
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 Security
Deed 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 Clarence Holmes,
successor in interest or tenant(s).
Selene Finance LP as Attorney-in-
Fact for Clarence Holmes
File no. 21-077955
LOGS LEGAL GROUP LLP*
Attorneys and Counselors at Law
211 Perimeter Center Parkway,

N.E., Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30346
(770) 220-2535/GR
www.logs.com/
*THE LAW FIRM IS ACTING AS
A DEBT COLLECTOR. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE
USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.
Mar. 16, 23, 30, Apr. 6, 13, 20, 27,
2022
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THE SUPERIOR COURT OF
BURKE COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
SOMMER HINSCH,
Plaintiff,
v.
GREGORY SOLICE,
Defendant.
ORDER FOR SERVICE BY PUBLICATION It appearing by the Affidavit, that
the above-named defendant on
whom service is to be made in this
case resides out of the State, or
has departed from the State, or
cannot after due diligence, be found
within the State, or conceals himself
to avoid service of the Summons,
and it further appearing, either by
Affidavit or by verified Complaint
on file, that a claim exists against
the defendant in respect to whom
service is to be made, and that he
is a necessary or proper party to
the action.
IT IS HEREBY CONSIDERED, ORDERED AND DECREED: Pursuant
to O.C.G.A. §19-12-1 that service
be made by publication as provided
by law.
SO ORDERED this 6th day of December, 2021.
HON. JOHN FLYTHE
Superior Court Judge
Augusta Judicial Circuit
Mar. 16, 23, 30, Apr. 6, 2022
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IN THE PROBATE COURT OF
BURKE COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF
CARACOL, INCARNACION
BAYRON
DECEASED
ESTATE NO. 2022-ES-33
IN RE: The Petition for Letters of Administration in the above-referenced
estate having been duly filed,
To Whom It May Concern:
Alan Caracol, having petitioned to
be appointed Administrator of the
estate of Incarnacion Bayron Caracol, 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
April 12, 2022.
BE NOTIFIED FURTHER: All objections to the Petition must be
in writing, setting for 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.
ASHLEY MOORE JR.
JUDGE OF PROBATE COURT
200 East 6th Street
Waynesboro, GA 30830
706-554-3000
Mar. 16, 23, 30, Apr. 6, 2022
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71
IN THE PROBATE COURT OF
BURKE COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF
JONES, DELORES
DECEASED
ESTATE NO. 2022-ES-35
IN RE: The Petition for Letters of Administration in the above-referenced
estate having been duly filed,

To Whom It May Concern:
Brenda Jones, having petitioned to
be appointed Administrator of the
estate of Delores Jones, 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 April 12, 2022.
BE NOTIFIED FURTHER: All
objections to the Petition must be
in writing, setting for 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.
ASHLEY MOORE JR.
JUDGE OF PROBATE COURT
200 East 6th Street
Waynesboro, GA 30830
706-554-3000
Mar. 16, 23, 30 Apr. 6, 2022
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72
IN THE JUVENILE COURT FOR
THE
COUNTY OF BURKE, STATE OF
GEORGIA
IN THE INTEREST OF:
C. C. G.
SEX: FEMALE
DOB: 05/26/2006
FILE NO: 2020-JV-0011
NOTICE OF SUMMONS
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN and
THE UNKNOWN BIOLOGICAL
FATHER of the above minor child,
and any other party claiming to have
a parental interest in said minor child
born to Sherika Griffin.
YOU ARE NOTIFIED, in accordance
with O.C.G.A. § 15-11-96, that
the above proceeding seeking the
termination of the parental rights of
the named child was filed against
you in said Court on the 10th day
of February, 2022, by reason of an
Order for Service by Publication
entered by this Court.
YOU ARE HEREBY COMMANDED
AND REQUIRED to lay any and all
other business aside and to be and
appear before the Juvenile Court of
Burke County, located at 200 East
Sixth Street, Waynesboro, Georgia,
on the 26th day of May, 2022, at 1:30
p.m. and to remain in attendance
from hour to hour, day to day, month
to month, year to year, and time to
time, as said case may be continued, and until discharged by the
Court; each of you then and there
to make defense and to show cause
why the said child and all parties
named herein should not be dealt
with according to the provisions of
the law. The hearing is for the purpose of determining whether your
parental rights should be terminated.
The effect of an order terminating
parental rights under O.C.G.A. § 15-
11-93 is without limit as to duration
and terminates all the parentÊs rights
and obligations with respect to the
child and all rights and obligations of
the child to the parent arising from
the parental relationship, including
rights of inheritance. The parent
whose rights are terminated is
not thereafter entitled to notice of
proceedings for the adoption of the
child by another, nor has the parent
any right to object to the adoption
or otherwise to participate in the
proceedings.
A copy of the petition may be obtained by the parents from the Clerk
of the Burke County Juvenile Court,
200 East Sixth Street, Waynesboro,
Georgia, during regular business
hours, Monday through Friday, exclusive of holidays. A free copy shall
be available to the parent. Upon
request, the copy will be mailed to
the requester – parents or alleged
parents only.

YOU ARE FURTHER NOTIFIED
that while responsive pleadings are
not mandatory, they are permissible
and you are encouraged to file with
the Clerk of this Court and serve on
PetitionerÊs attorney below, an answer or other responsive pleadings
within sixty (60) days of the date of
the order for service by publication.
WITNESS the Honorable William M.
Fleming, Judge of said Court, this
10th day of February, 2022.
Barbara J. Newsome
(Deputy) Clerk, Juvenile Court
Burke County, Georgia
Mar. 16, 23, 30, Apr. 6, 2022
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73
IN THE JUVENILE COURT FOR
THE
COUNTY OF BURKE, STATE OF
GEORGIA
IN THE INTEREST OF:
S. V. T.
SEX: FEMALE
DOB: 12/14/2018
PETITION NO: 2020JV0105

A. G. T.
SEX: FEMALE
DOB: 02/20/2020
PETITION NO: 2020JV0106
NOTICE OF SUMMONS
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN and
THE UNKNOWN BIOLOGICAL
FATHER of the above minor child,
and any other party claiming to have
a parental interest in said minor child
born to Dakota Nicole Taylor.
YOU ARE NOTIFIED, in accordance
with O.C.G.A. § 15-11-96, that
the above proceeding seeking the
termination of the parental rights of
the named children was filed against
you in said Court on the 10th day
of February, 2022, by reason of an
Order for Service by Publication
entered by this Court.
YOU ARE HEREBY COMMANDED
AND REQUIRED to lay any and all
other business aside and to be and
appear before the Juvenile Court
of Burke County, located at 200
East Sixth Street, Waynesboro,
Georgia, on the 12th day of May,
2022, at 1:30 p.m. and to remain in
attendance from hour to hour, day to
day, month to month, year to year,
and time to time, as said case may
be continued, and until discharged
by the Court; each of you then and
there to make defense and to show
cause why the said children and
all parties named herein should
not be dealt with according to the
provisions of the law. The hearing
is for the purpose of determining
whether your parental rights should
be terminated. The effect of an order
terminating parental rights under
O.C.G.A. § 15-11-93 is without limit
as to duration and terminates all the
parentÊs rights and obligations with
respect to the children and all rights
and obligations of the children to
the parent arising from the parental
relationship, including rights of inheritance. The parent whose rights
are terminated is not thereafter
entitled to notice of proceedings for
the adoption of the children by another, nor has the parent any right to
object to the adoption or otherwise
to participate in the proceedings.
A copy of the petition may be obtained by the parents from the Clerk
of the Burke County Juvenile Court,
200 East Sixth Street, Waynesboro,
Georgia, during regular business
hours, Monday through Friday, exclusive of holidays. A free copy shall
be available to the parent. Upon
request, the copy will be mailed to
the requester – parents or alleged
parents only.
YOU ARE FURTHER NOTIFIED
that while responsive pleadings are
not mandatory, they are permissible
and you are encouraged to file with
the Clerk of this Court and serve on
PetitionerÊs attorney below, an answer or other responsive pleadings
within sixty (60) days of the date of
the order for service by publication.
WITNESS the Honorable William M.
Fleming, Judge of said Court, this
10th day of February, 2022.
Barbara J. Newsome
(Deputy) Clerk, Juvenile Court
Burke County, Georgia
Mar. 16, 23, 30, Apr. 6, 2022

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74
NOTICE OF FORFEITURE/SEIZURE Notice is hereby given of seizure
of EIGHT HUNDRED SEVENTYFOUR DOLLARS ($874.00) IN
UNITED STATES CURRENCY AND
MARIJUANA on FEBRUARY 25,
2022 at 119 MILLS RD., BURKE
COUNTY, WAYNESBORO GEORGIA by members of the BURKE
COUNTY SHERIFFÊS OFFICE.
The seized property was directly
or indirectly used or intended for
use to facilitate Possession of
Marijuana with Intent to Distribute
in violation of O.C.G.GA 16-13-30
and/or is proceeds derived or realized therefrom and/or was found in
close proximity to Marijuana and/or
other property which is subject to
forfeiture pursuant to the provisions
O.C.G.A. §9-16-11.
Any owner or interest holder may file
a claim within 30 days after receipt
of this notice or, when notice is
provided by publication, within 30
days after the second publication,
whichever comes last. Claim must
be submitted in the manner required
by law to Jared T. Williams, District
Attorney, Augusta Judicial Circuit,
735 James Brown Boulevard, Suite
2400, Augusta, Georgia 30901
by certified mail, return receipt
requested or statutory overnight
delivery. Any such claim shall be
signed by the owner or interest
holder and shall provide the following 1) The name of the claimant; 2)
The address at which the claimant
resides; 3) A description of the
claimantÊs interest in the property; 4)
A description of the circumstances
of the claimantÊs obtaining an interest in the property and, to the best of
the claimantÊs knowledge, the date
the claimant obtained the interest
and name of the person or entity that
transferred the interest to the claimant; 5) The nature of the relationship
between the claimant and the person who possessed the property at
the time of the seizure; 6) A copy of
any documentation in the claimantÊs
possession supporting his or her
claim; and 7) Any additional facts
supporting his or her claim.
Mar. 16, 23, 2022
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75
IN THE PROBATE COURT OF
BURKE COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF
WILKERSON, ANTHONY LEUNARD DECEASED
ESTATE NO. 2022-ES-36
IN RE: The Petition for Letters of Administration in the above-referenced
estate having been duly filed,
To Whom It May Concern:
Lillie Robertson-Tolbert, having
petitioned to be appointed Administrator of the estate of Anthony
Leunard Wilkerson, 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 April 12, 2022.
BE NOTIFIED FURTHER: All objections to the Petition must be
in writing, setting for 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.
ASHLEY MOORE JR.
JUDGE OF PROBATE COURT
200 East 6th Street
Waynesboro, GA 30830
706-554-3000
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76
NOTICE OF
BRANCH APPLICATION
Notice is hereby given that Southern
Bank, a Georgia-chartered bank
headquartered at 731 Charles
Perry Ave, Sardis, Burke County,
GA 30456, has made application
to the Federal Deposit Insurance
Corporation („FDIC‰) for authority to
establish a de novo branch at
468 E. Main St, Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, SC 29302, to be
known as the „Spartanburg Branch.‰
Any person wishing to comment on
this application may file his or her
comments in writing with the regional director of the Federal Deposit
Insurance Corporation at the FDIC
Atlanta Regional Office 10 Tenth
Street NE, Suite 800, Atlanta, GA
30309, within 15 days of the date of
this publication. The nonconfidential
portions of the application are on file
at the FDIC Atlanta Regional Office
and are available for public inspection during regular business hours.
Photocopies of the nonconfidential
portion of the application file will be
made available upon request.
Mar. 23, 2022
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77
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF BURKE
IN RE: THE ESTATE OF WALTER
R. VOYLES
NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND
CREDITORS
All creditors of the Estate of WALTER R. VOYLES, deceased, are
hereby notified to render their
demands to the undersigned according to law, or lose priority as to
your claim, and all persons indebted
to said estate are required to make
immediate payment to me.
This 15th day of March, 2022.
DR. CHARLES WHITNER BLOUNT,
JR.
3814 Chevington Road
Charlotte, North Carolina 28226
Executor of the Estate of Walter R.
Voyles
Walter P. Degenhardt
Attorney at Law
205 East Sixth Street
Waynesboro, GA 30830
(706) 554-7086
Mar. 23, 30, Apr. 6, 13, 2022
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78
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF BURKE
IN RE: THE ESTATE OF MARTHA WHITTEN OÊNEAL-A/K/A
JOHNSON
NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND
CREDITORS
All creditors of the Estate of MARTHA WHITTEN OÊNEAL-A/K/A
JOHNSON, deceased, are hereby
notified to render their demands to
the undersigned according to law,
or lose priority as to your claim, and
all persons indebted to said estate
are required to make immediate
payment to me.
This 15th day of March, 2022.
HEATHER WALKER
4585 Story Mill Road
Keysville, Georgia 30816
Administrator with Will Annexed
of the Estate of Martha Whitten
OÊNeal-A/K/A Johnson
Walter P. Degenhardt
Attorney at Law
205 East Sixth Street
Waynesboro, GA 30830
(706) 554-7086
Mar. 23, 30, Apr. 6, 13, 2022
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79
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF BURKE
IN RE: THE ESTATE OF EMILY
AMANDA ROBINSON OGLESBY
NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND
CREDITORS
All creditors of the Estate of EMILY
AMANDA ROBINSON OGLESBY,
deceased, are hereby notified
to render their demands to the
undersigned according to law, or
lose priority as to your claim, and
all persons indebted to said estate
are required to make immediate
payment to me.
This 15th day of March, 2022.
PATRICIA COX
3697 Strickland Road

Waycross, Georgia 31503
Administrator of the Estate of
Emily Amanda Robinson Oglesby
Walter P. Degenhardt
Attorney at Law
205 East Sixth Street
Waynesboro, GA 30830
(706) 554-7086
Mar. 23, 30, Apr. 6, 13, 2022
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80
IN THE PROBATE COURT OF
BURKE COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF
MAULDIN, KELLY ANN
DECEASED
ESTATE NO. 2022-ES-39
IN RE: The Petition for Letters of Administration in the above-referenced
estate having been duly filed,
To Whom It May Concern:
Elizabeth G. Mauldin, having petitioned to be appointed Administrator
of the estate of Kelly Ann Mauldin,
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
April 19, 2022.
BE NOTIFIED FURTHER: All objections to the Petition must be
in writing, setting for 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.
ASHLEY MOORE JR.
JUDGE OF PROBATE COURT
200 East 6th Street
Waynesboro, GA 30830
706-554-3000
Mar. 23, 30, Apr. 6, 13, 2022
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81
IN THE PROBATE COURT OF
BURKE COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF
KIRK, CERESA CREE
DECEASED
ESTATE NO. 2022-ES-37
IN RE: The Petition for Letters of Administration in the above-referenced
estate having been duly filed,
To Whom It May Concern:
Crystal Hedden, having petitioned
to be appointed Administrator of
the estate of Ceresa Cree Kirk,
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
April 19, 2022.
BE NOTIFIED FURTHER: All objections to the Petition must be
in writing, setting for 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.
ASHLEY MOORE JR.
JUDGE OF PROBATE COURT
200 East 6th Street
Waynesboro, GA 30830
706-554-3000
Mar. 23, 30, Apr. 6, 13, 2022
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