Legals: May 12, 2021

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STATE OF GEORGIA COUNTY OF EMANUEL
IN RE: ESTATE OF O.C. HUTCHESON
( Also Known As Olen Chance Hutcheson)
All creditors of the estate of O.C. HUTCHESON, deceased, late of Emanuel County, are hereby notified to render their demands to the undersigned according to law, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment to Phyllis Salyer Hutcheson in care of J. Kendall Gross.
J. KENDALL GROSS, P.C.,
P.O. Box 695, Metter, Georgia 30439
This 13th day of April, 2021
Phyllis Salyer Hutcheson
Executor of the Estate of
O.C. Hutcheson, Deceased

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IN THE JUVENILE COURT OF EMANUEL COUNTY STATE OF GEORGIA
IN THE INTEREST OF:
J. D. SEX M DOB 09/26/2020 CASE#
CHILD UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE.
NOTICE OF SUMMONS
TO: Ricky Burkett and any unknown biological, legal, putative father of the above-named child born to Amber Douberly at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah, Georgia.
You are hereby notified that the above-styled action has been brought by the EMANUEL County Department of Family and Children Services, and the Georgia Department of Human Services, seeking to terminate your parental rights with regard to the above referenced child; that said action has been filed in the Juvenile Court of Emanuel County, Georgia; and that by reason of an Order for Service of Summons by Publication dated April 14 , 2021, you are hereby notified that you may obtain a copy of the petition from the Clerk of the Juvenile Court of Emanuel County, Georgia and may file with the Clerk of said Court and serve upon Marnique Oliver, Petitioner's Attorney, whose mailing address is P.O. Box 308, 115 S. Racetrack Street, Swainsboro, Georgia, 30401, an answer to the petition at any time prior to the Final Hearing.
You are hereby commanded and required to appear before this court on the 8th day of July_, 2021 at the EMANUEL County Courthouse in Swainsboro, Georgia at 10:00 a.m., for a FINAL HEARING and show cause, if any you have, why the relief requested in the petition should not be granted. You are hereby commanded and required to appear before this Court at said final hearing or the findings of the Court will be made the permanent order of this Court in the above case. You must attend the final hearing in order to preserve your rights. At the final hearing you will be given an opportunity to show cause, if any you have, why the relief requested in the petition should not be granted. Prior to the Final Hearing a Provisional Hearing on the petition will be held before the Court on June 24 , 2021_at 10:00 a.m. in the Juvenile Courtroom at the EMANUEL County Courthouse, Swainsboro, Georgia.
The parties notified hereby are entitled to legal counsel in the proceedings, and the Court will appoint legal counsel if any party should be unable, without undue hardship, to employ counsel.
You are further notified that you will lose all rights to the children and will not be entitled to object to the termination of your rights to the children unless, within thirty days of receipt of this notice, you file:
A petition to legitimate the children pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 19-7-22; and
Notice of the filing of the petition to legitimate with the Emanuel County Juvenile Court.
The Findings of Fact and Order of Disposition made at the Provisional Hearing will become final at the Final Hearing unless the party served by publication appears at the Final Hearing. If the party served by publication fails to appear at the Final Hearing on the petition, the Findings of Fact and Interlocutory Orders made will become final without further evidence and will be governed by the Juvenile Court Code as if made at the Final Hearing. If the party served by publication appears at the Final Hearing, the Interlocutory findings and Orders shall be vacated and disregarded, and the hearing shall proceed upon the allegations of the motion.
The parties notified hereby are entitled to legal counsel in the proceedings, and the Court will appoint legal counsel if any party should be unable, without undue hardship, to employ counsel.
A copy of this petition may be obtained at no charge from the Office of the Clerk of Court between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
WITNESS, the Honorable Sherri McDonald, Judge of said Juvenile Court.
This ________ day of ___________________, 2021.
______________________________
Clerk, Emanuel County Juvenile Court

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IN THE PROBATE COURT OF EMANUEL COUNTY STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF

JOYCE M. McINTEE, ESTATE NO. 21E0056
DECEASED
NOTICE
IN RE: Petition to Probate Will in Solemn Form and for Letters of Administration with Will Annexed
TO: ALL INTERSTED PARTIES,
[List here all interested parties having unknown addresses to be served by publication]
This is to notify you to file objection, if there is any, to the above-referenced petition, in this Court on or before 10:00 a.m. May 17, 2021.

BE NOTIFIED FURTHER: All objections to the petition must be in writing, setting forth 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.
DON E. WILKES
Judge of the Probate Court
By: Jeanie Hooks
Clerk of the Probate Court
P. O. Box 70 / 125 S. Main Street
Swainsboro, Ga. 30401
Address
478-237-7091
Telephone Number

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IN THE PROBATE COURT OF EMANUEL COUNTY STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF
TRUMAN D. MCKENZIE, ESTATE NO. 21E0055
DECEASED
PETITION FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION
NOTICE
TO: ALL INTERESTED PARTIES and to whom it may concern:
KEVIN DAVID McKENZIE
has petitioned for to be appointed administrator of the estate of TRUMAN D. McKENZIE deceased, of said county. (The petitioner has also applied for waiver of bond, waiver of reports, waiver of statements, and/or grant of certain powers contained in O.C.G.A. § 53-12-261.) All interested persons 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 10:00 a.m. May 17, 2021.
BE NOTIFIED FURTHER: All objections to the petition must be in writing, setting forth 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.
DON E. WILKES
Judge of the Probate Court
By: Jeanie Hooks
Clerk of the Probate Court
P. O. Box 70 / 125 S. Main Stree
Swainsboro, Ga. 30401
Address
478-237-7091
Telephone Number

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IN THE PROBATE COURT OF EMANUEL COUNTY STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF
GARY L. GAMIZA, ESTATE NO. 21E0059
DECEASED
PETITION FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION
NOTICE
[Note: Strike the sentence in parenthesis below if not applicable.]
TO: ALL INTERESTED PARTIES and to whom it may concern:
ROBBIE GAMIZA has petitioned for to be appointed administrator of the estate of GARY L. GAMIZA deceased, of said county. (The petitioner has also applied for waiver of bond, waiver of reports, waiver of statements, and/or grant of certain powers contained in O.C.G.A. § 53-12-261.) All interested persons 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 10:00 A. M. MAY 24, 2021.
BE NOTIFIED FURTHER: All objections to the petition must be in writing, setting forth 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.
DON E. WILKES
Judge of the Probate Court
By: Jeanie Hooks
Clerk of the Probate Court
P. O. Box 70
Swainsboro, Ga. 30401
Address
478-237-7091
Telephone Number

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IN THE PROBATE COURT OF EMANUEL COUNTY STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF

FREDERICK EUGENE HUNDLEY SR., ESTATE NO. 21E0060
DECEASED
NOTICE
IN RE: Petition to Probate Will in Solemn Form and for Letters of Administration with Will Annexed
TO: ALL INTERESTED PARTIES,

This is to notify you to file objection, if there is any, to the above-referenced petition, in this Court on or before 10:00 A.M. MAY 24, 2021.

BE NOTIFIED FURTHER: All objections to the petition must be in writing, setting forth 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.
DON E. WILKES
Judge of the Probate Court
By: Jeanie Hooks
Clerk of the Probate Court
P. O. Box 70
Swainsboro, Ga. 30401
Address
478-237-7091
Telephone Number


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IN THE PROBATE COURT OF EMANUEL COUNTY STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF
JAMES RANDY BRANTLEY, ESTATE NO. 21E00113
DECEASED
PETITION FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION
NOTICE
TO: ALL INTERESTED PARTIES and to whom it may concern:
BILLY BRANTLEY has petitioned for to be appointed administrator of the estate of JAMES RANDY BRANTLEY deceased, of said county. (The petitioner has also applied for waiver of bond, waiver of reports, waiver of statements, and/or grant of certain powers contained in O.C.G.A. § 53-12-261.) All interested persons 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 10:00 A.M. MAY 24, 2021.
BE NOTIFIED FURTHER: All objections to the petition must be in writing, setting forth 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.
DON E. WILKES
Judge of the Probate Court
By: Jeanie Hooks
Clerk of the Probate Court
P. O. Box 70 / 125 S. Main Street
Swainsboro, Ga. 30401
Address
478-237-7091
Telephone Number

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IN THE PROBATE COURT OF EMANUEL COUNTY STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF
BILLIE EUGENE MOONEY, ESTATE NO. 21E0054
DECEASED
NOTICE
IN RE: The Petition to Probate Will in Solemn Form in the above-referenced estate having been duly filed,
TO: DANNY M. MOONEY and ANNA MOONEY EASTMAN
This is to notify you to file objection, if there is any, to the petition to probate will in solemn form, in this Court on or before 10:00 A.M. MAY 24, 2021.
BE NOTIFIED FURTHER: All objections to the petition must be in writing, setting forth 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.
DON E. WILKES
Judge of the Probate Court
By: Jeanie Hooks
Clerk of the Probate Court
P. O. Box 70
Swainsboro, Ga. 30401
Address
478-237-7091
Telephone Number


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NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS State of Georgia, County of Emanuel All creditors of the estate of Mary Ellen Johnson, deceased late of Emanuel County, are hereby notified to render in their demands to the undersigned according to law, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment to him, so stated this date of notice publication. Claims and payments should be sent to Sheldon Johnson, Executor, by and through his attorney, Richard J. Thompson. Sheldon Johnson Executor of the Estate of Mary Ellen Johnson, deceased Richard J. Thompson 123 South Main Street P.O. Box 824 Swainsboro, Georgia 30401 (478) 419-1022 State Bar # 305464

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NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER STATE OF GEORGIA COUNTY OF EMANUEL Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained with that certain Security Deed dated April 25, 2007, from Johnny D. Williams Jr and Tracy P Williams to Bank of America, N.A, recorded on April 25, 2007 in Deed Book 289 at Page 150 Emanuel County, Georgia records, having been last sold, assigned, transferred and conveyed to Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., as Trustee for Banc of America Funding Corporation Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2007-5by Assignment and said Security Deed having been given to secure a note dated April 25, 2007, in the amount of $88,000.00, and said Note being in default, the undersigned will sell at public outcry during the legal hours of sale before the door of the courthouse of Emanuel County, Georgia, on June 01, 2021 the following described real property (hereinafter referred to as the "Property"): ALL THOSE LOTS OR PARCELS OF LAND, LYING AND BEING IN THE CITY OF SWAINSBORO, 53RD GMD OF EMANUEL COUNTY, GEORIGIA, AND BEING IDENTIFIED AS PARCEL 1, CONTAINING 0.41 OF AN ACRE, MORE OR LESS, ON A PLAT OF SURVEY PREPARED BY ANTHONY R. HUTCHESON, REGISTERED LAND SURVEYOR NO. 2914, DATED JANUARY 31, 2007, AND RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 21, PAGE 619, EMANUEL COUNTY CLERK'S RECORDS, AND TO WHICH PLAT REFERENCE IS HEREBY MADE FOR DESCRIPTIVE AND ALL OTHER LEGAL PURPOSES. SAID PARCELS COMBINED BEING BOUNDED NOW FORMERLY, AND AS SHOWN ON SAID PLAT, AS FOLLOWS: NORTH BY THE 50' RIGHT-OF-WAY OF LAKE LUCK DRIVE; EAST BY OTHER PROPERTY NOW OR FORMERLY OF GRANTORS; SOUTH BY PROPERTY OF CARLO THOMAS; AND WEST BY PROPERTY OF ANNETTE J. BLACKWELL. The debt secured by the Security Deed and evidenced by the Note and has been, and is hereby, declared due and payable because of, among other possible events of default, failure to make the payments as required by the terms of the Note. The debt remaining is in default and this sale will be made for the purposes of paying the Security Deed, accrued interest, and all expenses of the sale, including attorneys' fees. Notice of intention to collect attorneys' fees has been given as provided by law. To the best of the undersigned's knowledge, the person(s) in possession of the property are Johnny D. Williams Jr and Tracy P Williams. The property, being commonly known as 158 Lk Luck Dr, Swainsboro, GA, 30401 in Emanuel County, will be sold as the property of Johnny D. Williams Jr and Tracy P Williams, subject to any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien and not yet due and payable), any matters affecting title to the property which would be disclosed by accurate survey and inspection thereof, and all assessments, liens, encumbrances, restrictions, covenants, and matters of record to the Security Deed. Pursuant to O.C.G.A.Section 44-14-162.2, the name, address and telephone number of the individual or entity who shall have the full authority to negotiate, amend or modify all terms of the above described mortgage is as follows: Specialized Loan Servicing, LLC, 8742 Lucent Blvd Suite 300, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129, 720-241-7251 . The foregoing notwithstanding, nothing in O.C.G.A. Section 44-14-162.2 shall require the secured creditor to negotiate, amend or modify the terms of the mortgage instrument. The sale will be conducted subject (1) to confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under U.S. Bankruptcy code and (2) to final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan with the holder of the Security Deed. Albertelli Law Attorney for Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., as Trustee for Banc of America Funding Corporation Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2007-5 as Attorney in Fact for Johnny D. Williams Jr and Tracy P Williams 100 Galleria Parkway, Suite 960 Atlanta, GA 30339 Phone: (770) 373-4242 By: Cory Sims For the Firm THIS FIRM IS ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. - 20-012126 A-4730956 05/05/2021, 05/12/2021, 05/19/2021, 05/26/2021

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IN THE JUVENILE COURT OF EMANUEL COUNTY STATE OF GEORGIA
IN THE INTEREST OF:
G. B., DOB: 6/4/2019, CASE NOS. 21-JV-84
Minor Child.
NOTICE OF SUMMONS
TO: LESLIE ELROD, and TYLER BECKWORTH, as well as any person who may be the biological father of the above-referenced child, born to LESLIE ELROD at Wellstar Atlanta Medical Center in Fulton County, Georgia.
You are hereby notified that the above-styled action has been brought by the Emanuel County
Department of Family and Children Services, and the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services, seeking to terminate your parental rights with regard to the above-referenced children; that said action has been filed in the Juvenile Court of Emanuel County, Georgia; and that by reason of an Order for Service of Summons by Publication dated April 22, 2021, you are hereby notified that you may obtain a copy of the petition from the Clerk of the Juvenile Court of Emanuel County, Georgia and may file with the Clerk of said Court, and serve upon Jenifer T. McComas, Petitioner's Attorney, whose mailing address is 128 Jackson Street, Vidalia, Georgia, 30474, an answer to the petition at any time prior to the Final Hearing. You are hereby commanded and required to appear before this court on the 24th day of June, 2021, at the Emanuel County Courthouse in Swainsboro, Georgia at 10:00 a.m., and show cause, if any you have, why the relief requested in the petition should not be granted.
The hearing scheduled above is a provisional hearing held pursuant to O.C.G.A. §1511163 and O.C. G.A. §15-11-282. The final hearing in this matter is scheduled on the 8th day of July, 2021 at the Emanuel County Courthouse in Swainsboro, Georgia, at 10:00 a.m. You are hereby commanded and required to appear before this Court at said final hearing or pursuant to O.C.G.A. §1511163 and O.C. G.A. §15-11-282 the findings of the Court made at the provisional hearing will be made the permanent order of this Court in the above case.
Be advised if you fail to attend the provisional hearing, you must attend the final hearing in order to preserve your rights. At the final hearing you will be given an opportunity to show cause, if any you have, why the relief requested in the petition should not be granted.
If you fail to appear, the court can terminate your parental rights in your absence.
Any biological father, known or unknown, is hereby notified that he will lose all rights to the children and will not be entitled to object to the termination of his rights to the children unless, within thirty days of receipt of this notice, he files:
(a) a petition to legitimate the children pursuant to O.C.G.A. §19-7-22; and
(b) notice of the filing of the petition to legitimate with the Tattnall County Juvenile Court.
If the court at the trial finds that the facts set out in the petition to terminate parental rights are true and that termination of your rights will serve the best interests of your children, the court can enter a judgment ending your rights to your children.
If the judgment terminates your parental rights, you will no longer have any rights to your children. This means that you will not have the right to visit, contact, or have custody of your child or make any decisions affecting your children or your children's earnings or property. Your children will be legally freed to be adopted by someone else.
Even if your parental rights are terminated:
(1) You will still be responsible for providing financial support (child support payments) for your child's care unless and until your child is adopted; and
(2) Your child can still inherit from you unless and until your children is/are adopted.
This is a very serious matter. You should contact an attorney immediately so that you can be prepared for the court hearing. You have the right to hire an attorney and to have him or her represent you. If you cannot afford to hire an attorney, the court will appoint an attorney if the court finds that you are an indigent person. Whether or not you decide to hire an attorney, you have the right to attend the hearing of your case, to call witnesses on your behalf, and to question those witnesses brought against you.
A copy of this petition may be obtained at no charge from the Office of the Clerk of Court between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. If you have any questions concerning this notice, you may call the Clerk's office. The telephone number is (478) 237-8911.
WITNESS, the Honorable Sherri McDonald, Judge of said Juvenile Court.
This day of , 2021.

Clerk, Emanuel County Juvenile Court

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 IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF EMANUEL COUNTY STATE OF GEORGIA

TAYLOR RENEE WILCOX
PLAINTIFF,
VS. CASE NO: 21CV110
WILLIAM LYNN WILCOX
DEFENDANT.
NOTICE
TO: WILLIAM LYNN WILCOX
By Order of the Court for service of Publication dated April 30, 2021, you are hereby noticed that on the April 23, 2021, TAYLOR RENEE WILCOX, filed suit against you for divorce. You are required to file with the Clerk of Superior Court, and to serve upon Plaintiff’s attorney Marnique W. Oliver, P.O. Box 308, Swainsboro, Georgia 30401, an answer in writing within sixty (60) days of the date of the order for publication which was April 30, 2021.
Witness, the Honorable Robert S. Reeves, Judge of Emanuel County Superior Court.
This __________ day of _________________, 2021.
______________________
Kristin Hall, Clerk
Emanuel County Superior Court
P.O. Box 627
Swainsboro, Georgia 30401


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IN THE PROBATE COURT OF EMANUEL COUNTY STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: WADIS COLEMAN,
DECEADED ESTATE NO. 21E0016
NOTICE OF PETITION TO FILE FOR YEAR’S SUPPORT
The petition of GLADYS COLEMAN, for a Year’s Support from the estate of WADIS COLEMAN, deceased, for decedent’s surviving spouse, having been duly filed, all interested persons are hereby notified to show cause, if any they have, on before MAY 31, 2021, why said petition should not be granted.
All objections, and must be filed on or before the time stated in the preceding sentence. 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 personal for the required amount of filing fees. If any objections are filed, a hearing will be scheduled at a late date. If no objections are filed the petition may be granted without a hearing.
DON E. WILKES
Judge of the Probate Court
By: Jeanie Hooks
Clerk of the Probate Court
P.O. Box 70
Swainsboro, Ga. 30401
Address
478-237-7091
Telephone Number

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IN THE PROBATE COURT OF EMANUEL COUNTY STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF

JOYCE M. McINTEE, ESTATE NO. 21E0056
DECEASED
NOTICE
IN RE: Petition to Probate Will in Solemn Form and for Letters of Administration with Will Annexed
TO: ALL INTERSTED PARTIES,
[List here all interested parties having unknown addresses to be served by publication]
This is to notify you to file objection, if there is any, to the above-referenced petition, in this Court on or before 10:00 a.m. May 17, 2021.

BE NOTIFIED FURTHER: All objections to the petition must be in writing, setting forth 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.
DON E. WILKES
Judge of the Probate Court
By: Jeanie Hooks
Clerk of the Probate Court
P. O. Box 70 / 125 S. Main Street
Swainsboro, Ga. 30401
Address
478-237-7091
Telephone Number












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IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF EMANUEL COUNTY STATE OF GEORGIA
KELSEY BLAIN ALFORD
Plaintiff,
v. Civil Action No. 21-CV-103
Thomas Loy Wright, Jr.
Defendant.
NOTICE OF SUMMONS- SERVICE BY PUBLICATION
TO: THOMAS WRIGHT, JR., Defendant Named Above:
You are hereby notified that the above-styled action seeking Divorce [state the relief sought] was filed against you in said court on April 14, 2021, and that by reason of an order for service of summons by publication entered by the court on April 14, 2021 you are hereby commanded and required to file with the clerk of said court and serve upon Kelsey Alford plaintiff, whose address is 137 Lewis Rd. Swainsboro, an answer to the complaint within sixty (60) of the date of the order for service by publication. If you fail to do so, judgement by default will be taken against you for the relief demanded in the complaint.
Witness the Honorable Tommy Smith, Judge of said Court.
This the 14th day of April, 2021.
__________________________
Clerk of Superior Court
Emanuel, County

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS
All creditors of the estate of THOMAS NICK HERRINGTON SR., decedent late of Emanuel County, State of Georgia, are hereby notified to render in their demands to the undersigned according to law and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment to me.
This the 27th day of April, 2021
ANNELLE K HERRINGTON, executor executrix of the estate of
THOMAS NICK HERRINGTON SR., decedent.
459 Prince Avenue
Swainsboro, Ga. 30401
Address of Executor/Executrix

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IN THE PROBATE COURT OF EMANUEL COUNTY STATE OF GEORGIA
IN RE: ESTATE OF

DEBBIE JOHNSON PRICE, ESTATE NO. 21E0062
DECEASED
NOTICE
IN RE: The Petition to Probate Will in Solemn Form in the above-referenced estate having been duly filed,
TO: KATHY KENT McLUNG
This is to notify you to file objection, if there is any, to the petition to probate will in solemn form, in this Court on or before JUNE 7, 2021.
BE NOTIFIED FURTHER: All objections to the petition must be in writing, setting forth 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.
DON E. WILKES
Judge of the Probate Court
By: Jeanie Hooks
Clerk of the Probate Court
P. O. Box 70 / 125 South Main Street
Swainsboro, Ga. 30401
Address
478-237-7091
Telephone Number
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TRADE NAME REGISTRATION STATEMENT
LEGAL NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that the business carried on in Swainsboro, Georgia, doing business in Emanuel County under the trade name “AllGreen Services”, is owned and operated by Atlantic Waste Services, Inc., a Georgia corporation whose principal address is 125-B Pine Meadow Drive, Pooler, Georgia 31322 and that the statement relating thereto required by the O.C.G.A. § 101-490, et seq., has been filed with the Clerk of Superior Court of Emanuel County, Georgia.
HUNTER, MACLEAN, EXLEY & DUNN, P.C.
By: Thomas S. Cullen, Esq.,
Attorney for Atlantic Waste Services, Inc.

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NOTICE OF FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT AND NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS

Date of Notice

May 12, 2021
City of Twin City 2790
Hwy. 80 East
Twin City, Georgia 30471 478-763-2695

These notices shall satisfy two separate but related procedural requirements for activities to be undertaken by the City of Twin City.

REQUEST FOR RELEASE OF FUNDS
On or about May 31, 2021 the City of Twin City will submit a request to the Georgia Department of Community Affairs for the release of Community Development Block Grant funds under Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended, to undertake a project known as Twin City Water and Fire Protection Improvements for the purpose of replacing the existing 4-inch and smaller lines within the target area as shown on Exhibit V – Proposed Water System Improvements, for a total project cost of $851,500.
Approximately 13,554 L.F. of 8-inch, 6-inch and 2-inch PVC, 210 L.F. of 6-inch ductile iron water line will be installed and appurtenances. Approximately 58 service lines will be disconnected from the existing water lines and replaced with new ¾-inch PVC service lines.
As shown on Exhibit V, new 6-inch and 8-inch PVC water lines will be installed throughout the target area. In order to improve the fire protection to the target area, additional fire hydrants have been included so that the fire hydrants are approximately 500 feet apart.
All houses will receive new ¾ inch polyethylene service lines. The new ¾-inch polyethylene service will be installed from the main to the existing meter location along the road right-of- way. It is our understanding that all houses have indoor plumbing. Service bores will be made to serve customers on the opposite side of the road. Where the water main lines cross the roadway, the asphalt will be removed and replaced. All disturbed areas will be re-grassed. The Contractor will be required to implement best management practices to control erosion.

FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT
The City of Twin City has determined that the project will have no significant impact on the human environment. Therefore, an Environmental Impact Statement under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) is not required. Additional project information is contained in the Environmental Review Record (ERR) on file at the City of Twin City, 2790 Hwy. 80 East, Twin City, GA 30471, and the Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission, 5405 Oak Street, Eastman, GA 31023 and may be examined or copied weekdays 8:00 A.M to 5:00 P.M
PUBLIC COMMENTS

Any individual, group, or agency may submit written comments on the ERR to the attention of Mayor Matt Donaldson, City of Twin City. All comments received by May 29, 2021 will be considered by the City of Twin City prior to authorizing submission of a request for release of funds. Comments should specify which Notice they are addressing.


ENVIRONMENTAL CERTIFICATION

The City of Twin City certifies to HUD/State of Georgia that Matt Donaldson in his capacity as Mayor consents to accept the jurisdiction of the Federal Courts if an action is brought to enforce responsibilities in relation to the environmental review process and that these responsibilities have been satisfied. HUD's/Georgia's approval of the certification satisfies its responsibilities under NEPA and related laws and authorities and allows the City of Twin City to use program funds.

OBJECTIONS TO RELEASE OF FUNDS
HUD/State of Georgia will accept objections to its release of funds and the City of Twin City's certification for a period of fifteen days following the anticipated submission date or its actual receipt of the request (whichever is later) only if they are on one of the following bases: (a) the certification was not executed by the Certifying Officer of the City of Twin City; (b) the City of Twin City has omitted a step or failed to make a decision or finding required by HUD regulations at 24 CFR part 58; (c) the grant recipient or other participants in the development process have committed funds, incurred costs or undertaken activities not authorized by 24 CFR Part 58 before approval of a release of funds by HUD/Georgia; or (d) another Federal agency acting pursuant to 40 CFR Part 1504 has submitted a written finding that the project is unsatisfactory from the standpoint of environmental quality. Objections must be prepared and submitted in accordance with the required procedures (24 CFR Part 58, Sec. 58.76) and shall be addressed to HUD/Georgia Department of Community Affairs at 60 Executive Park South,
Atlanta, GA 30329. Potential objectors should contact HUD/Georgia Department of Community Affairs to verify the actual last day of the objection period.
Matt Donaldson, Mayor, City of Twin City

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Final Notice and Public Explanation of a Proposed Activity in a 100-Year/500-year Floodplain and/or Wetland
To: All interested Agencies US Department of Housing and Urban Development, Georgia Department of Community Affairs, Emanuel County, City of Twin City, and other Groups and Individuals.
This is to give notice that City of Twin City under Part 58 has conducted an evaluation as required by Executive Order 11988 and/or 11990, in accordance with HUD regulations at 24 CFR 55.20 Subpart C Procedures for Making Determinations on Floodplain Management and Wetlands Protection. The activity is funded under the Community Development Block Grant program under Georgia Department of Community Affairs CDBG Contract Number 19P-X-053-2-6094. The proposed project(s) is located on First Ave, N. Railroad Ave, Hall St, Old Swainsboro Rd, W. Broad St, Coursey St, Wilson Rd, Sandridge St, and W. Short St in Twin City, Georgia. The purpose of this Community Development Block Grant is for water improvements and fire protection. Less than 2 acres of floodplain/wetlands are in the project area. The proposed project is located at W. Broad St in Twin City, GA
City of Twin City, Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission, and Turnipseed Engineers, have considered the following alternatives and mitigation measures to be taken to minimize adverse impacts and to restore and preserve natural and beneficial values. The City of Twin City has a good water supply serving approximately 707 customers. Water is pumped to the system from two wells and stored in elevated tanks with capacities of 75,000 and 200,000-gallons. The distribution system consists of 8-inch, 6-inch, 4-inch, and smaller galvanized iron, cast iron, PVC and asbestos cement pipes with all individual services are metered. City of Twin City employees maintain the water supply and distribution system. Water is chlorinated and fluoridated at each well prior to being pumped to distribution. Exhibit IV – Existing Water System Condition Map shows the location of the existing water lines, the line sizes, and the location of residents in the target area. The FY 2019 target area is served by 6-inch and 4-inch waterlines close to the City with 4-inch and 2-inch water lines farther out.
According to the City operator, the 4-inch water line in First Avenue is galvanized pipe. In West Broad Street, there is a 6-inch Asbestos Cement pipe, which routinely breaks, and a 2-inch water galvanized pipe with lead joints. The 6-inch water line is for fire protection and the 2-inch water line is for customer service. This is common in older water systems with separate customer and fire water system. Farther out in the target area, the 4-inch and 2-inch lines are PVC; however, they are not looped into the City and are inadequate sized to supply water to fire hydrants to meet fire protection requirements. Therefore, the water supplying the target area must travel farther to reach customers and has the potential to be interrupted during a pipe failure. The farther distance results in pressure losses in the piping incumbering the fire protection capabilities. These smaller lines should be replaced with a new adequately sized PVC lines to meet the volume and pressure needs of the residents in the target area with potable water and fire protection.
As indicated on Exhibit IV, several fire hydrants were tested for flow, static and residual pressures. Also, several customers were tested for static and residual pressures while flowing a spigot at the residency. During fire hydrant tests, the flows ranged from 420 to 620 gallons per minute (GPM) while residual pressures dropped drastically to 10 or zero pounds per square inch (PSI). The drastic drop in residual pressure is directly attributable to the smaller water lines supplying flow to the fire hydrants. Fire hydrants that operate below 20 PSI will not meet fire protection needs. If negative pressure is reached on the suction side of the fire pump truck, a catastrophic collapse of the water supply line may occur. Therefore, a fire department must place a fire engine at a fire hydrant to pump water through a supply hose to a fire engine at the fire location. If a hydrant is not within a reasonable distance, a dump tank at the fire location is needed for trucks to shuttle water and pump from. Either approach results in longer response times to fires. Enclosed in the Appendix is a letter from the City of Twin City Fire Chief expressing deficiencies in fire protection in the target area. Also, enclosed is the Fire Report for the structure fire at 976 Coursey Road, which was a complete loss. The report states, “Water Supply was an issue due to hydrant only supplying less than 300 gpm”. Refer to the Appendix for Target Area photos, in the PER.
Compounding the measurable deficiencies of firefighting capabilities is the fact that there are not an adequate number of fire hydrants in the target area to provide adequate fire protection coverage. Currently, there are six (6) fire hydrants in the target area. According to International Fire Code Section 103 Table C102.1, fire hydrants should be spaced a maximum of 500-feet apart. To meet this, nine (9) new fire hydrants are needed in the target area for a total of fifteen (15) fire hydrants.
Residential tests revealed that the static and residual pressures were adequate to meet customer potable water demand. Residential static pressures ranged from 40 – 44 PSI with residual pressures ranging from 28 – 30 PSI. However, residents have complained of low pressure at times.
No Action
No Action is an option; however, the inadequacies of the firefighting capabilities and water quality in the target area have needed improvement for many years to maintain an expected and acceptable level of public safety to the citizens of Twin City. Due to prior financial hardships endured by the City, improvements were not feasible. Currently, the City is in a position to make improvements and therefore, the City has applied to DCA for financial assistance with this imminent need.
Install new larger 6-inch water lines adjacent to and abandon the smaller lines
Initially, the proposed improvements were to install new larger 6-inch water lines adjacent to and abandon the smaller lines. After calculating fire flows to the furthest fire hydrant at the end of Wilson Road, it was confirmed that the water lines are too small to support the fire flow requirements. It was determined that a 10-inch water line would be required from North College Street North to Old Swainsboro Road, west to State Route 192, north to West Broad Street, an 8-inch southeast to Wilson Road, then a 6-inch to the end of Wilson Road to attain the desired results. Based upon the 10-inch water line scope, the Total Estimated Project Cost would be $1,649,000. A detailed cost estimate can be found in the Appendix. This would require approximately $824,000 of Additional City Funds, which would be a GEFA Drinking Water State Revolving Loan. Furthermore, this alternative would not include a loop back to the City ensuring reliable water supply to the area.
The City could apply for a GEFA Drinking Water State Revolving Fund low interest loan for the construction of the proposed water system improvements. At 3.11 % interest for 30 years with a 1.0% closing fee, the annual payment would be approximately $43,364 or $5.11 per customer per month. The City is applying for CDBG funding to address the water system deficiencies in the target area. The CDBG funds would offset rate increases that would cause additional financial hardship on the low-to-moderate residents.
Include an 8 inch water line back to the city along West Broad
The proposed water system improvements consist of replacing the existing 4-inch and smaller lines within the target area as shown on Exhibit V – Proposed Water System Improvements. Approximately 13,554 L.F. of 8-inch, 6-inch and 2-inch PVC, 210 L.F. of 6-inch ductile iron water line will be installed and appurtenances. Approximately 58 service lines will be disconnected from the existing water lines and replaced with new ¾-inch PVC service lines. As shown on Exhibit V, new 6-inch and 8-inch PVC water lines will be installed throughout the target area. In order to improve the fire protection to the target area, additional fire hydrants have been included so that the fire hydrants are approximately 500 feet apart.
All houses will receive new ¾ inch polyethylene service lines. The new ¾-inch polyethylene service will be installed from the main to the existing meter location along the road right-of-way. It is our understanding that all houses have indoor plumbing. Service bores will be made to serve customers on the opposite side of the road. Where the water main lines cross the roadway, the asphalt will be removed and replaced. All disturbed areas will be re-grassed. The Contractor will be required to implement best management practices to control erosion.
The City of Twin City should select this alternative to provide clean and safe drinking water to the citizens residing in the target area. The existing small galvanized and asbestos cement water lines should be replaced with new adequately sized PVC water lines to meet firefighting capabilities. This will provide safe living conditions to the residents. All existing customers would be reconnected to the new water lines with new PVC service lines. The City of Twin City has acknowledged compliance with Housing Urban Department and with the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.
The City of Twin City has reevaluated the alternatives to building in the floodplain/wetland and has determined that it has no practicable alternative. Environmental files that document compliance with steps 3 through 6 of [Executive Order 11988 and/or 11990], are available for public inspection, review and copying upon request at the times and location delineated in the last paragraph of this notice for receipt of comments.
There are three primary purposes for this notice.  First, people who may be affected by activities in floodplains/wetlands and those who have an interest in the protection of the natural environment should be given an opportunity to express their concerns and provide information about these areas.  Second, an adequate public notice program can be an important public educational tool. The dissemination of information and request for public comment about floodplains/wetlands can facilitate and enhance Federal efforts to reduce the risks and impacts associated with the occupancy and modification of these special areas. Third, as a matter of fairness, when the Federal government determines it will participate in actions taking place in floodplains/wetlands, it must inform those who may be put at greater or continued risk.
Written comments must be received by the City of Twin City at the following address on or before May 29, 2021. Attention Matt Donaldson, Mayor, City of Twin City, 2790 Hwy 80 East Twin City, GA 30471 or at 478-763-2695. A full description of the project may also be reviewed from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Mon-Fri. Comments may also be submitted at domst@hogarc.org Date: May 12, 2021


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