2006-10-18 / Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICES

SUMMARY OF PROPOSED

CONSTITUTIONAL

AMENDMENTS

Pursuant to requirements of the Georgia Constitution, Attorney General Thurbert E. Baker, Secretary of State Cathy Cox, and Legislative Counsel Sewell R. Brumby hereby provide the summaries of the proposed constitutional amendments that will appear on the November 7, 2006, general election ballot for consideration by the people of Georgia:

- 1 -

To restrict the use of eminent domain.

House Resolution No. 1306 Resolution Act No. 445 Ga. L. 2006, p. 1111 Act No. 524 Ga. L. 2006, p. 235

"( ) YES

Shall the Constitution

of Georgia be amended ( ) NO so as to prohibit the use

of eminent domain by certain nonelected authorities and to prohibit the contested use of eminent domain

except for public use as

defined by general law?"

This proposal provides several limitations with respect to the exercise of the power of eminent domain and the taking of private property for public purposes. The proposal provides that any taking of private property for redevelopment purposes must be approved by vote of the appropriate elected city or county governing authority. The proposal provides that any taking of private property for redevelopment purposes must be for a public use as defined by general state law. The proposal provides that the exercise of eminent domain by cities and counties can be restricted by general state law and that any exercise of eminent domain by a nonelected housing or development authority must be approved by vote of the appropriate elected city or county governing authority.

A copy of this entire proposed amendment is on file in the office of the judge of the probate court and is available for public inspection.

- 2 -

To protect the traditions of fishing and hunting.

Senate Resolution No. 67 Resolution Act No. 314 Ga. L. 2005, p. 1533

Shall the Constitution "( ) YES

of Georgia be amended ( ) NO so as to provide that the

tradition of fishing and hunting and the taking of fish and wildlife shall be preserved for the people and shall be managed by law and regulation

for the public

good?"

This proposal provides that the tradition of fishing and hunting and the taking of fish and wildlife shall be preserved for the people and shall be managed by law and regulation for the public good.

A copy of this entire proposed amendment is on file in the office of the judge of the probate court and is available for public inspection.

- 3 -

To authorize the General Assembly to dedicate revenue from special motor vehicle license plates.

House Resolution No. 1564 Resolution Act No. 917 Ga. L. 2006, p. 1112

"( ) YES

Shall the Constitution

of Georgia be amended ( ) NO so as to authorize the

General Assembly to provide for special motor vehicle license plates and dedicate the revenue from such plates for stated purposes, including dedications for the ultimate use of agencies, funds, or nonprofit corporations where it is found that

there will be a benefit to

the state?"

This proposal authorizes the General Assembly to provide for special motor vehicle license plates to be made available for optional purchase. The General Assembly is authorized to dedicate some or all revenue from the sale of the special plates for programs relating to the subject of the special plate. The dedicated revenue may go to an agency, a fund, or a nonprofit corporation and may be for the ultimate use of a nonprofit corporation if found to benefit both the state and the nonprofit corporation. Such dedicated revenue shall not be paid into or lapse to the general fund of the state treasury. Any law of this type will have to be passed by a two thirds' majority in both the Senate and House of Representatives.

A copy of this entire proposed amendment is on file in the office of the judge of the probate court and is available for public inspection.

SUMMARY OF

PROPOSED STATE-WIDE

REFERENDUM QUESTIONS

Pursuant to Code Section 21-2-4 of the O.C.G.A., the Secretary of State is authorized to include with the summary of proposed constitutional amendments a summary of any state-wide referendum questions to be voted on at the same general election:

- A -

To expand the ad valorem tax exemption for farm equipment.

House Bill No. 203 Act No. 26 Ga. L. 2005, p. 140

"( ) YES

Shall the Act be

approved which ( ) NO expands the ad valorem

tax exemption for agricultural products and equipment to include certain additional farm equipment

held under a lease purchase

agreement?"

This Act expands eligibility for the existing ad valorem tax exemption for farm tractors, combines, and other farm equipment so that the exemption will apply to equipment which is held under a lease purchase agreement.

If approved by a majority of the voters, the Act becomes effective on January 1, 2007, and applies to all tax years beginning on or after that date.

- B -

To expand the ad valorem exemption for veterans organizations to include organizations which refurbish and operate historic military aircraft for educational purposes.

House Bill No. 173 Act. No. 524 Ga. L. 2006, p. 235

"( ) YES

Shall the Act be

approved which ( ) NO expands the ad valorem

tax exemption for veterans organizations to include certain additional nonprofit veterans organizations which refurbish and operate historic military aircraft

for educational

purposes?"

This Act expands the existing ad valorem tax exemption for certain veterans organizations to include property which is owned by and used exclusively by any veterans organization which is qualified as a nonprofit organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, and which has been organized for the purpose of refurbishing and operating historic military aircraft acquired from the federal government and other sources, making such aircraft airworthy, and putting such aircraft on display to the public for educational purposes.

If approved by a majority of the voters, the Act becomes effective on January 1, 2007, and applies to all tax years beginning on or after that date.

- C -

To expand the ad valorem tax exemption for property of charitable institutions.

House Bill No. 848-1 Act. N. 570 Ga. L. 2006, p. 76

"( ) YES

Shall the Act be

approved which grants ( ) NO an exception from ad

valorem taxation on property owned by a charitable institution which generates income when that income is used exclusively for the

operation of such charitable

institution?"

This section of this Act expands the ad valorem tax exemption for property of charitable institutions so that the exemption will apply to real estate or buildings which are owned by a charitable institution that is exempt from taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the federal Internal Revenue Code and used by such charitable institution for the purpose of securing income so long as such income is used exclusively for the operation of that charitable institution.

If approved by a majority of the voters, this section of the Act becomes effective on January 1, 2007, and applies to all tax years beginning on or after that date.

- D -

To provide a homestead exemption to certain residents who are senior citizens with respect to state ad valorem taxes.

House Bill No. 848-3 Act No. 570 Ga. L. 2006, p. 376

Shall the Act be "( ) YES

approved which provides ( ) NO a homestead

exemption for senior citizens in an amount equal to the actual levy for state ad valorem tax

purposes on the homestead?"

This section of this Act grants an exemption from all state ad valorem property taxes to the homestead of a person who is 65 years of age or over, to include the primary residence and not more than ten contiguous acres of land. This exemption applies to state ad valorem taxes but not those levied by local governments.

If approved by a majority of the voters, this section of the Act becomes effective on January 1, 2007, and applies to all tax years beginning on or after that date.

- E -

To provide a homestead exemption for the surviving spouse of a peace officer or firefighter killed in the line of duty.

House Bill 81-2 Act No. 948 Ga. L. 2006, p. 1104

"( ) YES

Shall the Act be

approved which provides ( ) NO a homestead

exemption for the full value of the homestead with respect to all ad valorem taxes for the unremarried surviving spouse of a peace officer or firefighter who was

killed in the line of

duty?"

This section of this Act provides that the unremarried surviving spouse of a peace officer or firefighter who was killed in the line of duty shall be entitled to a total exemption of the homestead from all ad valorem taxes.

If approved by a majority of the voters, this section of the Act becomes effective on January 1, 2007, and applies to all tax years beginning on or after that date.

- F -

To provide that a surviving spouse shall be entitled to a continuation of the base year value under a base year assessed value homestead exemption.

House Bill 81-4 Act No. 948 Ga. L. 2006, p. 1104

"( ) YES

Shall the Act be

approved which provides ( ) NO that, with respect

to base year assessed value homestead exemptions, the surviving spouse of a deceased spouse who has been granted such a homestead exemption, shall receive that exemption at the same base year valuation that applied to the deceased spouse so long as that surviving spouse continues to occupy the home as a

residence and homestead?"

This section of this Act relates to base year assessed value homestead exemptions, also known as homestead freeze exemptions. These are exemptions which increase so long as a person owns a homestead with the effect that the owner does not have an increase in tax liability because of increases in the assessed value of the homestead. This section of the Act provides that when a property owner with an existing base year assessed value homestead exemption dies, his or her surviving spouse who otherwise meets the requirements for the exemption shall be entitled to continue the exemption with the previously established base year amount. The effect is that the surviving spouse will not incur increased tax liability due to increases in assessed value since the exemption was granted to the deceased spouse.

If approved by a majority of the voters, this section of the Act becomes effective on January 1, 2007, and applies to all tax years beginning on or after that date.

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101806-01

NOTICE OF INTENT TO

ABANDON RIGHT-OF-WAY

WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners of Early County, Georgia, intends to abandon the rightof way of a county road, pursuant to O.C.G.A. 32-7-2, described as follows:

A section of a county road known as Collins Road, County Road No. 222, beginning at its intersection with the west line of Land Lot No. 345, 6th Land District, and extending easterly along said right-of-way to a point 4,290 feet from said point, approximately 0.8125 miles to its intersection with the east line of Land Lot No. 377, 6th Land District.

WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners wish to proceed to abandon said right-of-way, pursuant to O.C.G.A. 32-7-2 et sq., hereby notifies the owner of the abutting land of the Board's intent to so abandon said right of way; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners has determined that such section of the County Road Systems has ceased to be used by the public to the extent that there are no substantial public purposes served by maintaining said road; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners shall hold a public hearing on such issue beginning at 6:00 o'clock P.M., E.T., November 6, 2006, at the County Administration Building, Court Square, Blakely, Georgia to receive comments from the public as to its intent to abandon said right-of-way.

NOW THEREFORE, the Board of Commissioners of Early County, Georgia, hereby serves notice of its intent to abandon said right-of-way in conforming with O.C.G.A. 32-7-2. This 2nd day of October 2006.

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF EARLY COUNTY, GEORGIA

BY: /s/ /Richard Ward III

Chairman ATTESTED TO: /s/ Kathy Howard

Clerk

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101806-02

ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE

PUBLIC NOTICE

Theresa Dunlap d/b/a Dunlap's Country Store has made application to the Early County Board of Commissioners for a Tavern Beer License (to be consumed on the premises) at the location described as 10473 Hwy. 273, Cedar Springs, GA 39832.

The Commissioners will take official action on the application at their Regular meeting on Monday, Nov. 6, 2006, at 6:00 p.m. in the Early County Administration Office.

/s/ Theresa Dunlap

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101106-01 NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER GEORGIA, EARLY COUNTY

Because of default in the payment of the indebtedness, secured by a Security Deed executed by Fay Butler to Centex Home Equity Company, LLC dated the 4th day of October, 2001 in the amount of $54,000.00, and recorded in Deed Book 240, Page 415, EARLY County, Georgia Records as last transferred to Nationstar Mortgage, LLC fka Centex Home Equity Company, LLC by assignment; the undersigned, Nationstar Mortgage, LLC fka Centex Home Equity Company, LLC, pursuant to said deed and the note thereby secured, has declared the entire amount of said indebtedness due and payable and pursuant to the power of sale contained in said deed, will on the first Tuesday in November, 2006, during the legal hours of sale, at 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, part of Lot of Land No. 156 in the 28th District of Early County, Georgia, more particularly described as follows: Commencing at a point which is 390 feet North and 299 feet West from the intersection of the North Right of Way of Howell Avenue and the West

Right of Way of Chinaberry Street and from such beginning point run South 0 degrees 50 minutes East the distance of 75.0 feet; thence West the distance of 105 feet; thence North 0 degrees 50 minutes West the distance of 75.0 feet; thence East the distance of 105 feet to the Point of Beginning. A plat of said parcel of land made by Grady Holman, Jr., is recorded in Deed Book 92, Page 223, Deed Records of Early County, Georgia, which plat and the record thereof are by reference incorporated in this description. Also a right of ingress and egress as described in Deed Book 142 at Pages 16 and 17.

which has the property address of 125 Howell Avenue, Blakely, GA., together with all fixtures and other personal property conveyed by said deed.

The sale will be held subject to any unpaid taxes, assessments, rights-ofway, easements, protective covenants or restrictions, liens, and other superior matters of record which may affect said property.

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 holder of the security deed.

Notice has been given of intention to collect attorneys' fees in accordance with the terms of the note secured by said deed.

Said property will be sold as the property of Fay Butler and the proceeds of said sale will be applied to the payment of said indebtedness, the expense of said sale, all as provided in said deed, and the undersigned will execute a deed to the purchaser as provided in the aforementioned Security Deed.

Nationstar Mortgage, LLC fka Centex Home Equity Company,

LLC

Attorney in Fact for

Fay Butler Anthony DeMarlo, Attorney/sdm McCurdy & Candler, L.L.C. (404) 373-1612 www.mccurdycandler.com File No. 200605648 /FNMA

THIS LAW FIRM IS ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR AND IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.

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101106-03 NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER

Because of a default in the payment of the indebtedness secured by a Security Deed executed by Bobby Gene Holloway and Chloe E. Holloway to National Mortgage Corporation dated August 6, 1997, and recorded in Deed Book 214, Page 25, EARLY County Records, said Security Deed having been last sold, assigned, transferred and conveyed to Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as Trustee for the registered holders of GSAMP Trust 2005-SEA1, Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2005-SEA1, by Assignment securing a Note in the original principal amount of $29,750.00, 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, November 7, 2006, 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 tract or parcel of land lying and being in Land Lot 228 in the 26th Land District of Early County, Georgia, being more particularly described as follows: Commencing at the point where the North right-of-way margin of Highway 273 intersects with the East line of the West One-Half of Land Lot 228; and run thence South 88 degrees 26 minutes West along the North rightof way of Highway 273 a distance of 418.00 feet to a point marked by an iron pin; and run thence North 209.00 feet to a point marked by an iron pin; and run thence North 88 degrees 26 minutes East 418.00 feet to a point marked by an iron pin; and run thence South 209.00 feet to the point of beginning.

Said property is known as Route 1 Box 570, Jakin, GA 31761, 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 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 holder of the security deed.

Notice has been given of intention to collect attorney's fees in accordance with the terms of the Note secured by said Deed.

Said property will be sold as the property of Bobby Gene Holloway and Chloe E. Holloway, the property, to the best information, knowledge and belief of the undersigned, being presently in the possession of Bobby Gene Holloway and Chloe E. Holloway, and the proceeds of said sale will be applied to the payment of said indebtedness and all the expenses of said sale, including attorney's fees, all as provided in said Deed, and the balance, if any, will be distributed as provided by law.

Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as Trustee for the registered

holders of GSAMP Trust 2005-SEA1,

Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates,

Series 2005-SEA1 as Attorney-in-Fact

for Bobby Gene Holloway and Chloe E.

Holloway File no. 06-3870 L. J. SWERTFEGER, JR. SHAPIRO & SWERTFEGER* Attorneys and Counselors at Law 2872 Woodcock Boulevard, Suite 100 Atlanta, GA 30341 (770) 220-2730/CL www.swertfeger.net

*THE LAW FIRM IS ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.

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101106-02

NOTICE OF INCORPORATION

Notice is given that Articles of Incorporation which incorporate GEORGIA INLAND REALTY, INC. have been delivered to the Secretary of State for filing in accordance with the Georgia Business Corporation Code.

The initial registered office of the corporation will be located at 12837 Magnolia Street, Blakely, Georgia 39823 and its initial registered agent at such address is Thomas H. Baxley.

Thomas H. Baxley Attorney for the Incorporator 12837 Magnolia Street

P.O. Box 670

Blakely, Georgia 39823

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100406-01

NOTICE STATE OF GEORGIA COUNTY OF EARLY TO ALL DEBTORS AND CREDITORS OF MARY DUNBAR GRIST WHITEHEAD, DECEASED

All creditors of MARY DUNBAR GRIST WHITEHEAD, 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.T his 27th day of September, 2006.

/s/ James Grist Whitehead JAMES GRIST WHITEHEAD 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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