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072518-01
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
EARLY COUNTY AIRPORT
BLAKELY, GEORGIA
Sealed bids will be received by
the Early County Board of
Commissioners, Blakely, Georgia
at the Office of Early County
Administrator, Spencer Mueller,
204 Court Square, Blakely,
Georgia 39823 on August 28,
2018 until 11:00 AM Local Time
and at that hour opened and publicly read aloud for the improvements to the Airport as listed
herein. Please note that bids will
only be considered by those bidders and subcontractors currently
pre-qualified with the Georgia
Department of Transportation.
PROJECT DESCRIPTION
The work consists of furnishing
all labor, equipment, and materials and performing all work in
strict accordance with the plans
and specifications for:
ELECTRICAL
REHABILITATION OF
NAVAID EQUIPMENT,
SHEDS, LIGHTING
The location of the work is at
the Early County Airport, Blakely,
Georgia.
Prospective bidders should
read the following instructions
carefully before submitting their
bids. For each item on the bid
form there is a space provided for
the price to be shown in numerals
and words. All notations must be
in ink. Totals read at the opening
of bids are not guaranteed to be
correct and no final award of contract will be made until the bid
and extensions have been verified.
A Bidder’s bond must be executed on the form furnished by the
Owner, and the required bond,
cash, cashier’s check, or certified
check must accompany each proposal, in the amount of 5% of the
total amount of the proposal. A
100% performance bond and a
100% payment bond will be
required of the Contractor at time
of contract execution. A Georgia
Resident Agent must countersign
all bonds from a surety company
authorized by law to do business
in this State pursuant to a current
certificate of authority to transact
surety business by the
Commissioner of Insurance; no
bond shall be approved unless the
surety is on the United States
Department of Treasury’s list of
approved bond sureties.
The successful bidder will be
required to provide the Owner
with the affidavit required by
OCGA 36-91-21 (e) Competitive Award Requirements. All work under the contract
shall be completed within onehundred twenty (120) calendar
days from the issuance of the
notice to proceed.
Liquidated damages for delays
in completion will be in accordance with the following schedule:
Original Contract Amount
$ 0- $199,999
Daily Charge
$200
Original Contract Amount
$200,000-$499,999
Daily Charge
$500
Original Contract Amount
$500,000 and over
Daily Charge
$1,000
Payment will be made monthly
on completed work. Retainage
will be held by the Owner to a
maximum of ten percent (10%) of
each progress payment.
Copies of the plans, specifications, and bid forms may be on file
at the following locations:
the Document Processing Center, Construct Connect: 3825 Edwards Rd., Suite 800,
Cincinnati, Ohio 45209
the Early County Board of Commissioners Office: 204 Court Square, Blakely, GA
39823
and the Engineer’s office, Croy Engineering, LLC: 200 North Cobb Pkwy, Bldg. 400,
Suite 413, Marietta, GA 30062
They may be examined at these
offices without charge.
A non-refundable deposit of
$150.00 is required for a hard
copy of the plans and bid documents. A non-refundable deposit
of $50.00 is required for an electronic copy of the plans and bid
documents in pdf format on a CD.
Construction Plans and
Specifications may be obtained at
the office of the Engineers. All
Contractor’s must be on the plan
holders list in order to be considered for work on the project.
Envelopes containing bids
must be sealed, addressed to the
undersigned, and marked as follows: "Bid for Construction at
Early County Airport, Blakely,
Georgia. Croy Engineering
Project 1095.05.” Bids will be
required to remain open for
acceptance or rejection for onehundred and twenty (120) calendar days after the date of
opening of bids.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO
BIDDERS
IMPORTANT NOTICE TO
BIDDERS: The following regulations and requirements apply to
this project:
Buy American Preferences
(Title 49 USC, Chapter 501) All
acquired steel and manufactured
products installed under the AIP
assisted project must be produced
in the United States.
Foreign Trade Restriction:
Denial of Public Works contracts
to suppliers of goods and services
of countries that deny procurement market access to US contractors (DOT Reg. 49 CFR Part 30)
Government wide debarment and suspension and government wide requirements
for drug free workplace. (DOT
Regulation 49 CFR Part 29)
Davis-Bacon Act (DOL
Regulation 29 CFR Part 5)
Affirmative Action to
Ensure Equal Employment
Opportunity (Executive Order
11246 and DOL Regulation 41
CFR Part 60)
DBE OBLIGATION. The bidder shall make good faith efforts,
as defined in Appendix A of 49
CFR Part 26, Regulations of the
Office of the Secretary of
Transportation, to subcontract
12.72% percent of the dollar
value of the prime contract to
small business concerns owned
and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals (DBE). In the event that the
bidder for this solicitation qualifies as a DBE, the contract goal
shall be deemed to have been met.
Individuals who are rebuttably
presumed to be socially and economically disadvantaged including: women, African American,
Hispanics, and Native Americans,
Asian-Pacific Americans, and
Asian-Indian Americans. The
apparent successful competitor
will be required to submit, with
the bid, information concerning
the DBE’s that will participate in
this contract. The information will
include the name and address of
each DBE, a description of the
work to be performed by each
named firm, and the dollar value
of the contract. If the bidder fails
to achieve the contract goal stated
herein, it will be required to provide, with the bid, documentation
demonstrating that it made good
faith efforts in attempting to do so.
A bid that fails to meet these
requirements will be considered
non-responsive.
Contractor and Subcontractor
must state affirmatively that the
firm has registered with and is
participating in a federal work
authorization program in accordance with the applicability provisions and deadlines established in
O.C.G.A. 13-10-91.
Title VI Solicitation Notice:
The Early County Board of
Commissioners, in accordance
with the provisions of Title VI of
the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78
Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d to
2000d-4) and the Regulations,
hereby notifies all bidders that it
will affirmatively ensure that any
contract entered into pursuant to
this advertisement, disadvantaged
business enterprises will be afforded full and fair opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated
against on the grounds of race,
color, or national origin in consideration for an award.
The bidder must have at his
disposal the necessary equipment
to put on the project when notice is
given to begin work and to do the
work within the time specified.
The proposal of any bidder will be
rejected if the award of the work
for which the proposal is submitted, may, in the judgment of the
Owner, affect the workmanship,
financing or progress of other work
awarded to the bidder in the same
letting or other work which the
bidder may have under contract.
THE RIGHT TO REJECT ANY
OR ALL BIDS AND TO WAIVE
INFORMALITIES IS RESERVED
TO THE OWNER.
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072518-02
PUBLICATION
EARLY COUNTY
JUVENILE COURT
IN THE MATTER OF: P.H., B/M,
DOB: 03/15/2016
To: “Unknown John Doe” or any
other individual who might be the
biological father of a female child
born to Janet Harrell on March 15,
2016.
A petition was filed in this
Court by Social Services Case
Manager Donna Mells-McCoy on
the 20th day of July, 2018. The
Petition alleges the above-referenced child to be dependent
according to Georgia law and
seeks termination of your parental
rights, if any. You may obtain a
copy of the Petition, which sets
forth the specific allegations in
detail, from the Clerk of Juvenile

Court of Early County, 111 Court
Square, Suite C, Blakely, Georgia,
39823, and their phone number is
229-723-3033.
By authority of an Order for
Service by Publication by the
Judge of said Court on the 20 day
of July, 2018, you are commanded
to be an appear in the Juvenile
Court of Early County, Georgia,
located at the Miller County
Courthouse, 155 South First
Street, Colquitt, Georgia, within
sixty (60) days of said Order for
Service by Publication and on the
26th day of September, 2018, at
9:00 a.m. to then and there make
defense to allegations of the petition, and to show cause why the
prayers of the petition should not
be granted, and 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 terminating your parental rights.
You or any other interested
party may file a written objection
or answer on or before the date
and time for the hearing stated
above by filing the same at the
office of the Clerk of Juvenile
Court of Early County, Georgia,
and the Petitioner’s Attorney,
Brumby M. Dwyer.
Be advised that any biological
father who is not the legal father
of this child shall lose all rights to
this child and shall not be entitled
to object to the termination of his
rights unless within thirty (30)
days of receipt of this notice, he
files (1) a petition to legitimate the
child pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 19-7-
22 and (2) notice of the filing of the
Petition to legitimate with the
Dougherty County Juvenile Court.
Witness the Honorable Ronald
H. Rentz, Judge of said Court this
20th day of JULY, 2018.
/s/ Lynn Webb
Chief (Deputy) Clerk of
Early County Juvenile Court
Brumby M. Dwyer
Special Assistant Attorney
General
Post Office Box 71412, Albany,
Georgia 31708
Phone (229) 854-3379, Georgia
Bar Number 492098
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080818-02
NOTICE
STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF EARLY
ESTATE NO. 3178
TO ALL DEBTORS AND CREDITORS OF WESLEY SUTTON
ASBELL.
All debtors and creditors of
WESLEY SUTTON ASBELL,
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 3rd day of August, 2018.
/s/ Vicki Robinson Asbell,
Executor
c/o PATAULA LAW, LLC
AMOS JOHN SHEFFIELD
Attorney at Law
94 Court Sq.
Blakely, Georgia 39823
(229) 724-4471 Phone
(888) 420-5792 Fax
amos@pataulalaw.com
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080818-01
NOTICE OF SALE
GEORGIA, EARLY COUNTY.
By virtue of a power of sale contained in that certain Deed to
Secure Debt from ROBERT E.
CHERRY to FIRST STATE BANK
OF BLAKELY dated October 19,
2012, and recorded in Deed Book
318, Pages 977-978 in the Office of
the Clerk of the Superior Court of
Early County, Georgia, said Deed
to Secure Debt has been given to
secure that certain Promissory
Note dated May 2, 2016, between
Peggy Swann Cherry and Robert
Earnest Cherry and First State
Bank of Blakely in the amount of
Twenty-Two Thousand Five
Hundred Ninety-Four and 87/100
Dollars ($22,594.87), as well as all
extensions, renewals and modifications thereof, together with any
and all other indebtedness, of any

type or description, then or thereafter owing by Peggy Swann
Cherry and Robert Earnest
Cherry, there will be sold by the
undersigned, at public outcry, to
the highest bidder for cash, before
the courthouse door at Blakely,
Early County, Georgia, within the
legal hours of sale on the first
Tuesday in September, 2018, the
following described property:
A certain tract of land containing 1 acre, more or less, in Lot of
Land No. 17 in the 28th Land
District of Early County, Georgia,
being more particularly described
as follows: Begin at a point on the
east right-of-way margin of
County Road No. 211, which point
is South 18 degrees 31 minutes
East 629.80 feet from the intersection of the centerline of said road
with the north lot line of said Lot
No. 17, and from said point run
thence North 70 degrees 38 minutes East 357.20 feet; thence run
South 00 degrees 35 minutes East
137.30 feet; thence run South 70
degrees 38 minutes West 313 feet
to the east right-of-way margin of
County Road No. 211; thence run
North 19 degrees 22 minutes West
along said east right-of-way margin 130 feet to the beginning point.
Notice is given that First State
Bank of Blakely, ATTN: Anthony
Howard, P.O. Box 587, Blakely,
Georgia 39823, telephone number
(229) 723-3711, is the entity with
authority to negotiate, amend, and
modify the terms of the above-referenced Deed to Secure Debt.
The indebtedness secured by
the aforementioned Security Deed
has been, and is hereby declared
immediately due and payable in
full because of the failure of Peggy
Swann Cherry and Robert Earnest
Cherry to maintain payments
upon said indebtedness owing to
First State Bank of Blakely in
accordance with its terms. Said
indebtedness remaining in
default, this sale shall be made for
the purpose of paying such indebtedness, as well as all expenses of
this sale, including attorneys’ fees.
The above-described property
will be sold as the property of
Robert Earnest Cherry a/k/a
Robert E. Cherry, his heirs, successors or assigns and will be sold
subject to the following items
which may affect the title to said
property: all zoning and subdivision ordinances and/or regulations; matters which would be disclosed by an accurate survey or an
inspection of the property; all liens
for solid waste and the like; all real
property ad valorem taxes or
assessments, which may constitute liens upon said property; all
liens which, under applicable law,
would take priority over the Deed

to Secure Debt described above;
and all easements, restrictions,
rights-of-way, security deeds or
other encumbrances of record
which have priority over the referenced Security Deed.
THIS LAW FIRM IS
ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A
DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION
OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR
THAT PURPOSE.
FIRST STATE BANK OF
BLAKELY, as Attorney-In-Fact for
ROBERT E. CHERRY
LEE DURHAM, LLC
By: DAVID W. ORLOWSKI
Georgia Bar No. 554325
Attorney for FIRST STATE BANK
OF BLAKELY
Post Office Box 607
Albany, Georgia 31702-0607
(229) 431-3036
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080818-03
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 MORRIS PERFORMANCE
TIRE CENTER, INC., to COMMERCIAL STATE BANK dated
December 21, 2007, and recorded
in Deed Book 288, Pages 511-512,
Early County, Georgia, Deed
Records, said Deed to Secure Debt
securing a Note in the original
principal amount of $165,765.76
dated September 21, 2017.
Commercial State Bank as the
holder thereof pursuant to said
Deed and Note, and all extensions
thereof, thereby secured has
declared the entire amount of said
indebtedness due and payable
and, pursuant to the power of sale
contained in said Deeds, will on
the first Tuesday in the month following the publication of this
notice, being September 4, 2018,
during the legal hours of sale
being 10:00 a.m. through 4:00
p.m., before the Courthouse door
in Early County, sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash,
the property described in said
deed to wit:
A parcel of land in the City of
Blakely with the improvements
thereon, part of Lot of Land No.
156 in the 28th Land District of
Early County, Georgia, more particularly as follows: Commencing
at a point on the West margin of
the right-of-way of U.S. Highway
No. 27 which point is 210 feet
South from the South margin of
North Woodlawn Drive and which
point is the Southeast corner of
the Deep South Motel property
and from such BEGINNING
POINT run South along the West

margin of the right-of-way of U.S.
Highway No. 27 the distance of
200 feet; thence West at right
angles to said highway the distance of 210 feet; thence North
parallel with U. S. Highway No. 27
the distance of 190 feet to the
South margin of the Deep South
Motel property; thence East along
the South margin of the Deep
South Motel property the distance
of 210 feet to the point of beginning. Said property is the same property described in and conveyed by
that Limited Warranty Deed from
Robbin McDougald to Performance
Tire, Inc., dated January 2, 2007,
and recorded in Deed Book 279,
Page 644, Early County, Georgia,
Deed Records.
Property Address: 1493 N
Main Street
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 Deeds 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
Deeds, 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 Morris Performance
Tire Center, Inc., Tammy S. Morris
and Randall E. Morris.
Commercial State Bank,
as Attorney-in-fact for
Morris Performance Tire Center,
Inc.
By: PATAULA LAW, LLC,
AMOS JOHN SHEFFIELD
Attorney for Commercial State
Bank,
94 Court Square
Blakely, Georgia 39823
(229) 724-4471 Phone
(888) 420-5792 Fax
amos@pataulalaw.com
File No.: 2016-0306
THIS LAW FIRM IS ACTING
AS A DEBT COLLECTOR AND
ANY INFORMATION
OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR
THAT PURPOSE.
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