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032217-03
NOTICE
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF EARLY
TO ALL DEBTORS AND CREDITORS OF LULA BELLE ENFINGER: All debtors and creditors of
LULA BELLE ENFINGER,
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 7th day of March, 2017.
/s/ Johnny Mack Enfinger
JOHNNY MACK ENFINGER
Executor under the Will of
LULA BELLE ENFINGER,
Deceased
c/o Danny S. Shepard
Attorney at Law
12837 Magnolia Street
Blakely, Georgia 39823
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031517-03
NOTICE
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF EARLY
TO ALL DEBTORS AND CREDITORS OF JAMES IRVIN
DUPRIEST:
All debtors and creditors of
JAMES IRVIN DUPRIEST,
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 13th day of March, 2017.
/s/ Mary A. DuPriest
MARY A. DUPRIEST
4855 Jakin Rd.
Jakin, GA 39861
229-309-1477
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031517-04
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
OF RIGHT OF REDEMPTION
The right to redeem the following described property, to wit:
All of the Northwest quarter of
Lot of Land No. 362 in the 26th
Land District of Early County,
Georgia, except Two (2) acres,
more or less, owned by the Good
Hope African Methodist Church
and except Two (2) acres, more or
less owned by the Trustees of the
Good Hope Public School and
being the same as conveyed to
Stephen Mitchell by R.W.
Sheffield, said land having been
sold to Shafter Mitchell by
Stephen Mitchell. Said tract of
land contains 58 acres, more or
less.
Being the same property
described in and conveyed by that
deed from Shafter Mitchell to
Bennie Lee Griggs, dated May 29,
1948, and recorded in Deed Book
59, Page 416, Early County,
Georgia, Deed Records.
Being designated as Map 0149,
Parcel 026, on the current records
of the Early County Tax Assessor
will expire and be forever foreclosed and barred on and after the
1st day of May, 2017.
The tax deed to which this
notice relates is dated the 3rd day
of November, 2015, and is recorded
in the office of the Clerk of the
Superior Court of Early Count,
Georgia, in Deed Book 338, Pages
711-712.
The property may be redeemed
at any time before the 1st day of
May, 2017, by payment of the
redemption price as fixed and provided by law to the undersigned at
the following address:
94 Court Square
Blakely, Georgia 39823
Please be governed accordingly.
Pataula Law, LLC
Amos John Sheffield
Georgia Bar No. 143115
Attorney at Law for
Talmadge Lee Bennett and
Judy Clark Bennett
(229) 724-4471 Phone
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032217-04
PROPOSED DRAFT ANNUAL
ACTION PLAN
FEDERAL FISCAL YEAR 2017
/STATE FISCAL YEAR 2018
The Annual Action Plan is the
review of the State’s goals, objectives, and community and housing
priorities for the upcoming year.
The FFY 2017/SFY2018 Annual
Action Plan is the fifth and final
year implementation of the current five-year (2013-2017)
Consolidated Plan. The Plan indicates how the anticipated funds
received from the U.S. Department
of Housing and Urban

Development (HUD) will be implemented for the following programs: Community Development
Block Grant (CDBG), HOME
Investment Partnerships (HOME),
Emergency Solutions Grant
(ESG), Housing Opportunities for
Persons with AIDS (HOPWA), and
the National Housing Trust Fund
(NHTF) Programs.
The Plan draft includes goals of
the priorities, citizen participation/ consultation, housing needs
assessment for the homeless, and
the investment of resources to
meet these needs and any minor
amendments. It also provides a
strategy for meeting the identified
needs, addressing barriers to fair
housing and lead-based paint hazards, non-housing community
development plans, and antipoverty strategies. The State of
Georgia encourages all of its citizens, public agencies and other
interested parties to review the
contents of the Annual Action Plan
and submit their written comments to the agency.
The Public Hearing and
Webinar for the FFY2017
Annual Action plan will be
held:
March 29, 2017- 2:00 p.m.
(Conference Room 302)
Department of Community
Affairs

60 Executive Park South NE
Atlanta, GA 30329-2231
Use the link below to register
for the webinar:
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/r
egister/2696990254086616066
A copy of the draft Annual
Action Plan will be available
for public comment from
March 27, 2017 after 5:00 PM
through close of business on
April 30, 2017.
View and Download the Plan:
http://www.dca.ga.gov/communities/ CommunityInitiatives/programs/ ConsolidatedPlan.asp.
To request a hardcopy, send an
email to
housingplanning@dca.ga.gov
The Goals and Method of
Distributions on how the State
intends to implement the following programs can be
reviewed here:
CDBG can be reviewed here:
http://www.dca.state.ga.us/communities/ CDBG/index.asp
ESG and HOPWA programs
can be reviewed here:
http://www.dca.state.ga.us/hous
ing/specialneeds/programs/esg.asp
NHTF can be reviewed here:
http://www.dca.state.ga.us/hous
ing/ HousingDevelopment/ programs/ NationalhousingTrustFund
.asp
Submit comments in writing to:

Department of Community Affairs
ATTN: ANNUAL ACTION PLAN
PUBLIC COMMENTS
60 Executive Park South Atlanta
Georgia 30329
Or email to
housingplanning@dca.ga.gov.
DCA complies with Title II of
the Americans with Disabilities
Act of 1990 and the Rehabilitation
Act of 1973. Individuals with disabilities who are may need auxiliary aids or special modification to
participate in the public comment
process should call (404) 679-4840.
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032217-02
ADVERTISEMENT
FOR BIDS
1.1 GENERAL
A. Sealed proposals from qualified Contractors will be received by
the Owner, Early County, in the
County Manager’s office located at
204 Court Square, Blakely,
Georgia until 2:00 PM at the time
legally prevailing in Blakely,
Georgia on April 18, 2017 for the
renovation of the “Behavioral
Health Facility, Grant # 15P-Y-
049-1-5786”, located at 763 Jesse
Johnson Street, Blakely, Georgia
39823. At the time and place noted
above, the proposals will be publicly opened and read. A statement
of bidder’s qualifications is
required with each proposal.
B. Bids in order to be considered
must be accompanied by a bid
bond payable to the Owner in an
amount not less than 5% of the
Base Bid. This bid security shall
become payable to the Owner only
if the bidder to whom award is
made should fail to execute contract with the Owner and furnish
bonds in accordance with the
terms of his proposal within ten
(l0) days after notification of
award. No bid may be withdrawn
for a period of thirty-five (35) days
after date of opening. The contract,
if awarded, will be on a lump sum
basis. Facsimiles of Bid Bond and
Bid Form will not be accepted.
C. The Contractor will deliver to
the Owner a Performance Bond
and Payment Bond in the amounts
equal to l00% of the total contract
price. Bonds will be executed by
the Contractor, as principal, and a
corporate surety authorized to do
business in the State of Georgia.
See Specifications for format of
bonds.
D. Bidders are required to state
the number of days required to
achieve Substantial Completion of
the Work. Consideration will be
given to the stated time of completion when reviewing Bids submitted. E. The Owner reserves the right
to reject any or all bids, to waive
technicalities and informalities, to
retain discretion in adoption of
alternates and to re-advertise.
1.2 PRE-BID CONFERENCE A. There will be a pre-bid conference held on March 30, 2017 at
10:00 a.m. at the Behavioral
Health Facility project site located
at 763 Jesse Johnson Street,
Blakely, Georgia, 39823.
Contractors will have a chance to
visit the project during the conference. Attendance at this conference is MANDATORY for any
Contractor intending to submit a
bid on this project. Others may
attend if they so desire.
1.3 BIDDING DOCUMENTS
A. Bidding Documents may be
examined, by appointment, at the
office of Ellis, Ricket and
Associates, Architects, 2200 N.
Patterson Street, Valdosta,
Georgia 31602. Bidders may
obtain Bidding Documents from
the office of the Architect upon
payment of a non-refundable payment of $100.00 per set, shipping
charges collect. Partial sets of
Bidding Documents will not be
issued.
1.4 EXAMINATION OF SITE
A. An examination of the site
will take place at the Pre-Bid
Conference. Bidders and sub-bidders who need to revisit the site
shall contact the following individual to arrange for examination of
the site:
Spencer Mueller
County Administrator
229-723-4304
1.5 SECTION 3 POLICY
A. This is a Section 3 Covered
Contract and Section 3 Business
Concerns are encouraged to apply.
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030117-02
NOTICE
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF EARLY
TO ALL DEBTORS AND CREDITORS OF BRIDGET LESHON
WILLIAMS:
All debtors and creditors of
BRIDGET LESHON WILLIAMS,
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 9th day of February, 2017.
/s/ Tangie Williams Robinson
TANGIE WILLIAMS ROBINSON
Administrator of the Estate of
BRIDGET LESHON WILLIAMS,
Deceased
c/o Danny S. Shepard
Attorney at Law
12837 Magnolia Street
Blakely, Georgia 39823
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030817-03
NOTICE
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF EARLY
TO ALL DEBTORS AND CREDITORS OF JAMES McDOWELL,
DECEASED
All debtors and creditors of
JAMES McDOWELL, 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 February,
2017.
/s/ Gloria McDowell Sheffield
GLORIA McDOWELL
SHEFFIELD
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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030817-04
NOTICE
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF EARLY
TO ALL DEBTORS AND CREDITORS OF CHARLES J.
MCCORKLE:
All debtors and creditors of
CHARLES J. MCCORKLE,
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 20th day of February, 2017.
/s/ Jimmy McCorkle
JIMMY MCCORKLE
Executor under the Will of
CHARLES J. MCCORKLE,
Deceased
c/o Danny S. Shepard
Attorney at Law
12837 Magnolia Street
Blakely, Georgia 39823
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032217-01
NOTICE
The Southwest Georgia
Regional Commission will have its
monthly Council Meeting on
March 30, 2017. A meal for the
Council Members and their Guests
will be at 6:30 pm and the
Business Meeting will be held at
7:00 p.m. The meeting will be held
at 181 East Broad Street Camilla,
Georgia.
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030817-02
NOTICE
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF EARLY
TO ALL DEBTORS AND CREDITORS OF WILLIAM HENRY
HADDOCK, JR.:
All debtors and creditors of
WILLIAM HENRY HADDOCK,
JR., 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 2nd day of March, 2017.
/s/ Alyce Porter Haddock
ALYCE PORTER HADDOCK
Executor under the Will of
WILLIAM HENRY HADDOCK,
JR., Deceased
c/o Danny S. Shepard
Attorney at Law
12837 Magnolia Street
Blakely, Georgia 39823
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030817-01
NOTICE
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF EARLY
TO ALL DEBTORS AND CREDITORS OF JOHN ROBERT
ROUSE, JR.:
All debtors and creditors of

JOHN ROBERT ROUSE, JR.,
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 2nd day of March, 2017.
/s/ Patsy Odell Rouse
PATSY ODELL ROUSE
Executor under the Will of
JOHN ROBERT ROUSE, JR.,
Deceased
c/o Danny S. Shepard
Attorney at Law
12837 Magnolia Street
Blakely, Georgia 39823
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