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UNC Rolling Tour begins here Thursday

The University of North Georgia Rolling Tour will begin at 8 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, at Memorial Hall Gym on the Dahlonega campus. The community is invited to the event which will feature special presentations, UNG spirit items and refreshments to celebrate the formation of UNG which combines NGCSU and Gainesville State College. The tour will continue on to three more campuses: Oconee, 10:45 a.m., Gainesville, 1:30 p.m. and Cumming, 4 p.m.

Monthly Habitat surplus sale FRiday/Saturday

Habitat for Humanity holds a surplus sale of home construction and remodeling supplies (including tools and decorating items) on the second weekend of each month. The items are available Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 16 Westbrook Drive (next to Chestatee Animal Hospital on Highway 52 East). Visa, MasterCard and Discover accepted. All proceeds benefit Habitat.

Telescope Help Sessions Offered Jan. 19 - 20

North Georgia Astronomers is offering two free telescope help sessions to the pubic in January. If you found a new telescope under the Christmas tree or if you have an old telescope in the closet and need some help setting it up, the telescope help sessions are for you. The Dahlonega session will be held at University of North Georgia Saturday, Jan. 19, from 5-7 p.m., and the second session will be at the Gainesville campus, Oakwood, from 5-7 p.m., Jan. 20. For questions and sign up email telescopehelp2013@gmail.com.

Enotah CASA volunteer open house

Enotah CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), with volunteers serving as advocates for abused and neglected children, will hold an open house for interested volunteers from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, at the First Baptist Church in Cleveland. A new training class to prepare child advocates to speak out on behalf of the abused and neglected children in our community begins in February. CASA volunteers are ordinary people who have a profound sense of caring for children. The local office is located at 56 Short Street in the old Health Department building. www.EnotahCASA.org, information@enotahcasa.org, 706-864-0300

Democratic Party’s annual brunch Jan. 26

Bryan Long, Executive Director of Better Georgia, will speak at the Democratic Party’s annual brunch at Shenanigans at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26. Better Georgia is a growing non-partisan organization that is working to make sure Georgia’s leaders focus on real problems. Brunch is $12 per person (tip included). RSVP to lumpkindemocrats@yahoo.com or call Ken, 706-867-8653.

Community Information/Projects

Coats, blankets, volunteer help needed

Caring Hands Ministries is accepting donations of gently used warm winter clothing and blankets to be given away to those in need Monday, Jan. 14. The organization is also in need of volunteers on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 11 and 12, to help sort and set up, as well as the day of the giveaway. Donations can be dropped off in the blue bin in front of Caring Hands Ministries, 6483 Cleveland Highway, Clermont or brought to the giveaway. To volunteer, call (706) 219-1980.

City newsletter available online

The monthly “City Limits Newsletter,” published by the City of Dahlonega, is intended to proactively communicate information to all Dahlonega residents. The newsletter is available by visiting dahlonega-ga.gov and clicking “City Limits Newsletter” from the left column, or email rebeccashirley@dahlonegadda.org to be included in the monthly email blast.

Veterans Memorial Park Restoration underway

A major ($50,000) restoration project is planned for Veterans Memorial Park and will include turning the pond area into a meditation garden, adding service area flags and a battle tank, and developing educational programs. Donations can be sent to Veteran’s Park Restoration, United Community Bank, P.O. Box 1060, Dahlonega, GA 30533. John Buckman, 706-867-7759

Invest in Future raffle, gala tickets available

Lumpkin County Retired Educators Association is raising funds for Invest in the Future, an effort designed to provide mini-grants to teachers in the Lumpkin County public schools. Raffle tickets with discounts to local businesses are available for $5 and enter the holder into drawings for a variety of prizes; gala tickets for a grand event at the Dahlonega Market Place on Feb. 22 are $30. 706-429-3415

At the Library

Lumpkin County Library, 706-864-3668

www.chestateelibrary.org

Closed for carpet installation & MLK Day Jan. 14-Jan 21

HOURS: M-W 11:30-5:30, TH 12:30-7, FRI-SAT 10:30-3:30

Facebook. “Become a Fan” on the library’s Website

eBooks: Downloadable at the library’s Website.

Free Online Classes: Register with your library card at www.chestateelibrary.org

Zinio! Dozens of popular magazines available in digital format

Tween Cocoa and Crafts, Thursday, Jan. 10, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Enjoy a creamy cup of cocoa and make a fun craft to take home. Grades 3-5.

Happy Bookers Book Club, Thursday, Jan. 17, 1:30 p.m. The Happy Bookers book discussion group meets the third Thursday of each month. Because of carpet installation at the library, this month’s meeting will be held at the Lumpkin County Senior Center. Members will come prepared to share their favorite book. The group rotates discussing fiction, nonfiction, and award-winning books. New members welcome.

Children & Young Adults

Children’s chorus accepting new singers

The North Georgia Children’s Chorus is seeking new singers ages 8-16 for the Spring 2013 session. In addition, NGCC is forming Primary Choir for singers ages 6 and 7 years old. Rehearsals begin Jan. 15. For information or to schedule a vocal interview, please call Ruth Purcell at 706-482-9968 or e-mail rppurcell@windstream.net.

GYMNASTICS at the YMCA

Build strength, confidence, agility, and flexibility while learning gymnastics skills and having fun. Session 3 registration for ages 3-14 begins Jan. 10; classes are filled on a first come first serve basis. Classes begin Wednesday, Jan. 30 and last 9 weeks. Tiny Tumblers: ages 3-5, 5:20-5:55 p.m., $60; Tumble Trainers: beginner/intermediate ages 6 and up, 4-5 p.m., $80; Tumble Tigers: advanced, ages 7 and up, 4-5:30, $100. Call Ms. Connie with class questions 706-864-5753 or the YMCA to sign up 706-864-3622.

registration open for Georgia Pick & Bow

Georgia Pick & Bow Traditional Music School is accepting applications for its spring semester which begin the first week of February at Blackburn Elementary, Long Branch Elementary and Lumpkin County Middle School (site serves LCES, LCMS, and LCHS). The program provides instruction in playing traditional Appalachian instruments to students in grades 4-12 after school on Tuesdays at Blackburn, Wednesdays at Long Branch, and Thursdays at the LCMS 6th grade center. Cost of instruction is $100 for the 10-week semester, and scholarships/reduced tuition rates are available for students who qualify. Registration/parent meetings will be held in the evenings the week of Jan. 21. Contact Ann Whitley, Pick and Bow Director, annwhitley@mac.com for information. Application forms available at www.georgiapickandbow.org.

Dahlonega UMC Preschool openings

Dahlonega United Methodist Church Mothers Morning Out/Preschool has spaces available for its 2 year olds to Pre-K class. Angie Mayo or Dana Fritchle, 706-864-8521, dahlonegaumc.org/mmo-preschool.

SCOUTING:

Boy Scout Troop 36 is chartered by the Mountain Ranger Association and meets Monday nights at 6:30 p.m. at their scout hut located at Camp Frank Merrill 5th RTB. Troop 36 participates in a 50-mile hiking/canoe trip every summer, as well as camping, kayaking, backpacking, rock climbing and caving year round. Don McElliott, 706-864-0278, www.dahlonega36.mytroop.us

Boy Scouts of America Troop 303 (ages 13-17) meets each Monday (when school is in session) from 6– 7:30 p.m. in the basement of the Community House, at the corner on North Park and Hawkins streets. The active troop schedules monthly outings and regular merit badge classes. Scoutmaster Scotty Erwin, 706-969-8117; Committee Chairman Beecher DuVall, wbdgnld@windstream.net

Cub scout pack 36 meets Mondays from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Lumpkin County Parks YMCA arts and crafts room. Monthly themed pack meetings, outdoor activities plus community service projects. 770-503-6221, 706-867-6711, www.littlemen.webs.com

Venturing group: Venture Crew #79 meets Wednesday nights at 6:30 p.m. in the art room at YMCA Parks & Rec. Venturing is a youth led program for boys and girls ages 13-20 and involves high adventure activities such as kayaking, white water rafting and rock climbing as well as social activities and community projects. Augustus Brightwell, 706-864-9487 abrightwell@hotmail.com

YMCA After-School Program

Lumpkin County Parks YMCA After School Program serves children from Lumpkin elementary and middle schools from 2:45 to 6 p.m. on school days at each elementary school. One time registration fee $15. Weekly fees: one day, $15; two days, $30, three to five days, $40. Register at the Lumpkin County YMCA Community Center or contact Stephen Disanto, 706-864-3622. tfn

Free Services

New/Gently used coats blankets: free Jan. 14

Caring Hands Ministries will be giving away new coats and blankets Monday, Jan. 14, 3-6 p.m. at its Clermont service center, 6483 Cleveland Highway, next door to Papa’s Pizza. There will also be some gently used coats, jackets, sweats, etc. For directions or more information, call (706) 969-0435.

Nature & Outdoors

Smithgall Woods Programs, $5 parking fee or park pass required, 706-878-3087, www.gastateparks.org

Bee Keeping: Saturday, Jan. 12, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Learn about basic bee-keeping and how to start a hive from professional honey producer Berry Wright. A trip to the apiary will be included, weather permitting. $10 per adult. Register in advance.

Survival Series at Buck Shoals, Saturdays Jan. 19, Feb. 2, Feb. 16, March 9. This four part series will be taught by Bob Finke, Master Sergeant, USA Special Forces (Retired) and will include compass and pacing skills, as well as psychology, planning, and equipment necessary for survival. Participants must be able to hike up hill in a wooded area for up to two hours. For ages 12 and up; under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult. Bundle the four- part series for $95 plus park pass if registration is received by Jan. 7.

Dulcimer Making Workshop, Saturday, Jan. 26, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Assemble, sand, and finish an all wood Appalachian dulcimer with Dulcimer maker and musician Bob Thomason. Tools and supplies provided. No woodworking experience required. Bob Thomason has been making and playing fine Appalachian dulcimers since 1981. $90 plus park passes if registered by Jan. 11, $100 after.

Education/Classes

Home Depot Free Workshops

706-867-9618, ext. 417 or 383

Saturday, Jan. 12: 10-11 a.m. How to Buy a Countertop; 10-11 a.m. Martha Stewart Living Specialty Paint; 1-2:30 p.m. Kitchen Updates

Sunday, Jan. 13: 1-2:30 p.m.: Design Storage Organization

Do It Herself Workshop (Ladies Night): “Organizing Your Pantry:” Thursday, Jan. 17, 6:30-8 p.m.

NORTH GEORGIA CONTINUING EDUCATION

For information on these classes, contact the NGU Department of Continuing Education at (706) 864-1918, email conted@northgeorgia.edu or register at www.northgeorgia.edu/ce.

Online Classes Start Jan. 16. See all class options: http://www.northgeorgia.edu/ce/online/ Most Classes are $129

Sunny Portugal: Discover the narrow cobblestone streets, old palatial villas, and mild climate of Portugal. Visit the Portuguese Riviera, Fado, the Silver Coast, Alentejo, the Algarve, and savor regional wine with every dinner. Nov. 1-10, 2013. Double occupancy $2,949/person. Register by June 2.

program aims to improve reading skills

The Lumpkin County Literacy Coalition and Lanier Technical College are both supporting a new Adult Literacy Program (ALP) initiative to identify and help those who want to improve reading skills. If you have a relative or friend who cannot read at all, or can read some but would like to improve their reading abilities, then encourage them to give ALP a call. The program offers one-on-one tutors, self-pacing and confidentiality. 770-740-9343, 706-429-4517

GED program at adult learning center

The Adult Learning Center’s new hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, and closed Thursday and Friday. Orientation and pre-testing will be conducted on Wednesdays beginning at 9 a.m. and ending at approximately 3 p.m. We help you prepare for your GED, and there is no charge until the final GED tests. Partial scholarships are available for those who qualify. Register at 706-867-2862.

Support Programs

13-week griefshare program starts Jan. 12

GRIEFSHARE offers a safe place to interact with other adults who are also grieving over the loss of a loved one. It is a 13-week video/discussion program offered at Church of the Apostles, Dawsonville. It begins Saturday, Jan. 12, from 10 a.m. until noon. 706-216-4912

free course for caregivers of mentally ill

NAMI FDL (National Association for Mental Illness for Forsyth, Dawson, Lumpkin) will offer a free educational course for parents, siblings, spouses, adult children, and significant others who are caregivers of adult individuals diagnosed with schizophrenia, major depression, bipolar disorder and other brain disorders. An 11-week commitment is requested. The class will be held in Cumming Sundays, Jan. 13-March 24 from 4-6:30 p.m.

Overcomers Outreach at Bethlehem Baptist

Bethlehem Baptist Church is offering an “Overcomers Outreach” Biblically based 12-step meeting—a program that addresses everyday problems and afflictions such as addiction, divorce, depression, compulsive behaviors, etc.—on Tuesday nights at 6:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall. 706-864-2743

Support for victims of family violence

The NOA Network Support Group meets weekly in Dawsonville and Dahlonega to provide emotional support to victims of family violence and their children. Topics are led by a licensed counselor and include: Building Self-Esteem, Managing Emotions, Healthy Relationships, etc. Childcare and snacks are provided. The Lumpkin group meets in Dahlonega on Mondays from 6:30-7:30 p.m. 706-867-6420 for information. 24-Hour Crisis Line, 706-864-1986, or live webchat available at www.noonealone.org

Nursing Mothers’ Support

Mom to Mom Breastfeeding Support Group meets monthly at different locations due to weather or site availability. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers meet in an informal setting for fun, information and friendship. Lynn Hale, WIC Breastfeeding Counselor, 678-630-9596

Reformers Unanimous Addiction Program

RU meets every Friday at 7 p.m. at Wahoo Baptist Church, 9365 Highway 52 East, Murrayville. Helping others break chains of addiction. Childcare provided. Supported by Wahoo, Faith, Canaan, and Harvest Baptist churches. 706-867-9385

Grief support programs at NGMC

Hospice of Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) offers free grief support groups in area schools, as well as an ongoing support group to parents surviving the loss of their adult child. 770-219-8888, Jennifer Sorrells, Jennifer.Sorrells@nghs.com.

Kinship Care—Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Kinship Care, a program for grandparents and other relatives raising grandchilden, is a safe place to share experiences. Members learn from each other and find out about programs for which they and the children may be eligible. Meetings are held from 10 a.m. to noon on the second Wednesday of each month at The Lumpkin County Senior Center. Legacy Link, Inc., Area Agency on Aging, 770-538-2650 or 1-800-845-LINK.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY: Biblically-based 12-Step Recovery Meeting.

Dahlonega UMC: Every Saturday. Church service 5:30 p.m. Celebrate Recovery Meeting 6:30 p.m. Dinner provided. Dahlonega United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 107 South Park Street

Set Free Church: Every Tuesday and Wednesday night at 7 p.m., 1660 Highway 52 East

Alcoholics Anonymous:

The Gratitude Group: Meeting at noon Mon., Tues, Wed., Fri. and at 7:30 p.m. Thursday (Twelve and Twelve) in meeting room #2 of the Lumpkin County Library (downstairs); 9 a.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at Dahlonega Funeral Home, Hwy. 60. AA Hotline: 706-867-7769

12 Step Meeting: Thursdays, 7:30 p.m., Dahlonega Baptist Church

AA Big Book Meeting: meets at Dahlonega Baptist Church every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.

Al-Anon:

Saturdays 9-10 a.m. and Tuesdays 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Georgia Mountain Unitarian-Universalist Church, 439 South Park Street. 706-864-1254

Lumpkin County Caregivers

A support group for caregivers of those suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia meets at 12:30 p.m. the first Monday of the month at Dahlonega Baptist Church. 706-867-6569

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS

Narcotics Anonymous meets twice a week, 8 p.m. Mondays and 7 p.m. Fridays, at Georgia Mountain Unitarian-Universalist Church on South Park Street. 706-216-5023

Wellness/Fitness

Yoga at MindyYoga

Class schedule at www.mindyyoga.com. Mindy Searcey, Certified Yoga Instructor. 106 Public Square North, downstairs in Hall’s Block Building. 706-531-4718, info@mindyyoga.com

Running Group: Gold Rushers

Dahlonega Gold Rushers, a running group for all ages, abilities, distance/speed, meets on Saturday mornings at 6:30 a.m. at Hancock Park. Free.

Project Dahlonega Boot Camp

Free co-ed fitness program that motivates and educates individuals in fitness and healthy nutrition. Balanced mixture of cardio, strength, and agility, and tailored so each fitness level. Hancock Park, Monday-Friday 5:15-6:15 a.m.

Zumba classes at YMCA

Dance, sweat, and laugh with Zumba. Classes Monday, Wednesday and Friday 6:30-7:30 p.m. $5 Sign up at Lumpkin Parks YMCA, 706-864-3622.

Yoga at Dahlonega Spa Resort

Tuesdays at 6 p.m.: Yoga for all levels. A basic Hatha Yoga flow, appropriate for any level with Sandy Osieja. 400 Blueberry Hill off Town Creek Church Road. 706-865-7678

Dahlonega Healing Arts

Yoga by Kathryn Crifasi, 678-770-0400, 6 p.m. Wednesdays and 10:30 a.m. Fridays. Chigong/Taichi: Tuesday at 6 p.m. and Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. 81 Crown Mountain Place, Building E, Suite 100, 706-867-7026

Holistic movement classes

Wild Mountain Girl Herbal School on the square announces holistic movement classes. Classes for grace, balance, gentle stretching, cardio-strength, walking and more. Cindi Vernon, 706-429-6323

Jazzercise

Adult classes offered now, Jr. Jazzercise and Team Dance coming soon. Jazzercise of Dahlonega, 400 Wal-Mart Way, Suite F. 678-617-0329, www.jazzercise.com; bgagne@windstream.net

YOGA Flow for Personal Fitness

Morning, afternoon and evening one hour classes for all ages and fitness levels promoting improved personal well being while engaging in traditional flowing Yoga postures. $5/class. Paula Bingham 706-864-2851 pyb3644@hotmail.com

Wellness Classes

Learn healthy eating habits, lifestyle choices and exercises by certified nutritionist and wellness coach. 706-429-7956 Wellness-21, on the Public Square. www.wellness-21.com

natural & holistic living

The Southern Association of Green Enthusiasts is open to anyone who is interested in natural, alternative, green and holistic living. Cindi Vernon, (706)429-6323 or cindiv@windstream.net

Music/Drama/Film & More

North Georgia University EVENTS

Pickin’ Porch Old Time Jam: An old-time music jam is held from 12:30-2 p.m. every Thursday at the university’s Vickery House. Musicians of all levels are welcome to bring fiddles, banjos and more for a friendly exploration of the traditional music of Appalachia. Others are invited to listen. Jon Mehlferber, 706-867-2832, jpmehlferber@northgeorgia.edu

Caruso’s, 19B East Main Street, 706-864-4664

www.diningindahlonega.com

Every Sunday, 5 p.m.: Texas Hold ’Em Poker

Every Mon., Tues., Wed., 7:30 p.m.: Texas Hold ’Em Poker

Every Friday, 9 p.m.: Karaoke & Dance Night

Every Saturday, 9 p.m.: Karaoke, Dance and Contest night

The Crimson Moon Café, 24 North Park Street, 706-864-3982, www.thecrimsonmoon.com

Currently closed for remodeling.

Holly Theatre, 69 West Main Street. Business office open 9-4 Mondays. 706-864-3759, www.hollytheater.com

The Odd Couple (Neil Simon’s Female Version). Presented by The Company Players and starring Dyann Beaty and Linda Thompson. January 11 - 13, 18 - 20. Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m. Adults $18, Children/Students $12

Johnny B’s Beef & Brew, 438 West Main Street, 706-864-2400

Thursdays: College Night

Fridays: Live entertainment

Tuesdays: Country Western Music night

Friday, Jan. 11: Stoned Sandwich

The Oar House, 3072 Highway 52, 706-864-9938, www.theoarhouse.com

Live entertainment Friday and Saturday 6-9 p.m.

Poppy’s Pool Hall,132 Legion Road, 706-864-0774, www. nga.apaleagues.com

Every Saturday night: 7:30 p.m. Tournament

Every Wednesday: 7 p.m. APA (American Poolplayers Association) 8-Ball pool league play

Shenanigan’s Irish Pub, 87 North Chestatee Street, 706-482-0114. All ages welcome, no cover.

Wednesdays, 8:30-11:30: Wingin & Singin: 50¢ chicken wings and karaoke

Thursdays, 8-10 p.m.: Team Trivia. Prizes and giveaways.

Friday, Jan. 11, 8:30-11:30 p.m.: Carl Dylan. Influences such as John Mayer, Dave Matthews, Damien Rice, David Gray, and The Civil Wars have led Carl to create a sound unique to him, yet that has a quality of desirable familiarity emanating from within each melody. All ages welcome. No cover charge.

Saturday, Jan. 12, 8:30-11:30 p.m.: Hannah Thomas. With lightning-bolt vocals and intensely emotional songs, 21-year-old Hannah Thomas is paving an impressive path in the music industry. She began performing in 2006 at 16 when she wasn’t even old enough to be in most of the venues. Though her roots are pure country like Johnny Cash and Terri Clark, she also has classic rock influences like Heart and even Aerosmith, and you can hear it in this singer/songwriter’s music and strong voice. “No auto tune needed for that voice” says Grammy winner Shawn Mullins. “The Rest Is Yet To Come.” Hannah is a serious artist, a passionate writer and a down to earth person. All ages welcome. No cover charge.

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WINE TASTING

Dahlonega Tasting Room featuring Habersham Wines, 16 North Park Street · Public Square, (706) 864-8275

Naturally Georgia featuring Tiger Mountain Vineyards, 90 Public Square North: 706-864-0832

Simply Taste Buds, a tasting room for Georgia Wines, located at Carriage House Shoppes, 11 South Grove Street. 706-482-0004.

Recycling

PLASTIC/PAPER/ALUMINUM:

• # 1 & 2 plastic bottles (discard lids)

• Corrugated cardboard (clean and dry)

• Office paper and junk mail, magazines etc. No paperboard (such as cereal boxes), brown fiber paper (such as brown paper bags) or paper towel or toilet tissue cores.

• Aluminum and tin cans. (please rinse out)

Locations:

• Lumpkin County Recycle Center, 1642 Red Oak Flats Road, (706-867-7574

• Lumpkin County Landfill, Barlow Road. 706-864-6338

• Bins at Radar Ridge, Morrison Moore across from the college dorms

• Bins on Highway 19 North across from Ace Hardware.

CITY PICK UP AT RESIDENCES IN DAHLONEGA

The city offers a single-stream recycling program for city residents. Households can recycle multiple materials in one container without a bag. Call 706-864-6133 to request a recycling bin for the following items:

• #1 & #2 plastics with screw on tops only (rinsed, tops removed)

• Cardboard, emptied and flattened

• Newspapers and magazines

• Mail, office/computer paper

• Aluminum and tin cans (rinsed)

CFL BULBS: Home Depot

BATTERIES

• Radio Shack/Dahlonega Pharmacy: household rechargeable batteries

• Home Depot

Cell PHones

Dahlonega Funeral Home collects old cell phones for “Cell Phones for Soldiers,” an effort to support military members returning from active duty. 706-864-DOVE

PLASTIC GROCERY BAGS:

• J&J Foods

• Walmart

STYROFOAM: Publix accepts egg cartons and meat trays.

Electronics, metals, etc.

• Waypoint Thrift Store, Highway 60 East of 400, 706-867-0297

• Ace Hardware, 1976 Hwy. 19 N. Electronics and metal drop bin for computers, radios/speakers, washing machines, refrigerators, and more. Free disposal, free pick up/meet up. Chuck: 706 973-0586; Joseph: 706-482-8287

Church/Religious Events

Gospel Singing

Benefit singing Saturday at Siloam Baptist

There will be a benefit singing for Roy Dan Davis, a life-long resident of Lumpkin County, on Saturday, Jan. 12, beginning at 6 p.m. at Siloam Baptist Church. Donations and a love offering will be taken to help the family with medical bills. Please come out and show your support and enjoy the music.

Freedom Ministries Saturday night singing

Saturday night singing: Big Oak Gospel Music at 7 p.m. each Saturday. Featured singers on Jan. 12 are the Goss Family, Steve Pruitt, and Frankie Wilson. The event is hosted by The Freedom Heirs and admission is free; a love offering will be collected. 1067 Highway 115 South (Old Dahlonega Highway) 706-867-6534, www.gospelgigs.com

UnitARIAn Universalist church

Georgia Mountains Unitarian Universalist Church is a welcoming congregation. On Jan. 13 Rev. Barry Whittemore will present “God is Love: the Fourth Source from Our Living Tradition” – Jewish and Christian teachings which call us to respond to God’s love by loving our neighbors as ourselves. Worship 11 a.m.; children’s religious education classes 11:30 a.m. following announcements and story time. Child care provided. 706-864-0661, www.gmuuc.org

Prayer LIne available

A local prayer line is available 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and a half day Sunday. If no one answers leave request on machine. 706-864-0673, http://gearinministries.tripod.com

more Education

Mountain Education Charter High School

MEC is a SACS accredited, non-traditional, self-paced, mastery learning evening high school serving students ranging in age between 15-21 who have left traditional day school and would like to obtain their Georgia High School Diploma. MEC has eight sites in the North Georgia area, with one in Lumpkin. 706-219-4664, www.mymec.org

S.A.T. and Study Prep

Essay, English, math, and science with Dr. Norman Leonard nleonard73@gmail.com

Herbal Apprenticeship

Wild Mountain Girl Herbal School is offering a 10-month Herbal Apprenticeship Program, held one Saturday a month for 10 months covering a complete study of the herbal world. Cindi Vernon, (706) 429-6323, cindiv@windstream.net

International appalachian academy

Classes Wednesday for Japanese Language/Culture and Thursday for World History/Literature. 6:30-8:30 p.m. 390 Tom Bell Odom Road. 706-265-5502, learn@internationalappalachianacademy.com

Art Lessons

Art by Rayneri Watercolor Classes

Oscar Rayneri, watercolor instructor, offers classes on Tuesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at his studio.  706-867-8059, orayneri@windstream.net, www.oscarrayneriart.yolasite.com

Drawing for the Fun of It by Jon Dahlstrom

Drawing classes/workshops for age seven and up, portfolio reviews. The Artists Corner in Cranberry Corners on the Square. 706-482-0258, jon@scrapsnscribbles.com

classes at Funky chicken

Beginning woodcarving at the Funky Chicken Art Project. www.funkychickenartproject.com or Christina, 706-864-3938, funkchic@windstream.net

art instruction by Win Crannell

Win Crannell is offering art instruction at his studio/gallery at 734 Calhoun Road. 706-864-6422, wcrannell@windstream.net

Painting lessons by Anita Elder

Learn the fundamentals of oil painting in a fun and relaxing environment with fellow artists. Tuesday and Wednesday mornings, beginner through advanced. Individual help given each student. 706-429-6008, www.artloft.net\

Pets

Obedience, Agility, Rally-O: New Classes

Classes run 6 weeks and start the week of Jan. 22-27. Dogs must be 4 months w/vaccinations. $99 with $10 discount on Obedience Classes for adopted shelter dogs. Visit www.dahlonegaobediencegroup.com for class schedule. Dahlonega Obedience Group (D.O.G.), ABC Certified trainer Mary Kay Crowell, 706-864-0410

Adopt a Panel of Chain Link fence for TLC

Pet lovers, or family of pet lovers, have the opportunity to Adopt a Panel of chain link fencing for TLC, Lumpkin County’s no-kill animal shelter. The shelter’s fencing on its runs has been patched over so many times, replacing it has now become critical. Dahlonega’s Home Depot is donating the fencing at cost. Panels can be adopted for $75, and may be purchased in honor or remembrance of a person or beloved pet. The names of donors will be placed on a plaque and permanently displayed in the TLC shelter. To Adopt a Panel, contact Lindsay at 808-271-2766, go toTLC’s website at www.tlchs.org or drop by the shelter, across from the county recycling center on Red Oak Flats Road, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., seven days a week. (Closed noon-1 p.m. for lunch.)

volunteer pets needed

The Compassionate Pets Program at Compassionate Hospice of North Georgia is seeking volunteers. Tami, Volunteer Coordinator, 678-943-3585 or 678-717-0969

Micro-chipping at animal shelter

Micro-chipping is available to the public at Lumpkin County Animal Shelter for any dog or cat for $20. Tuesday-Saturday, 10:30 a.m. -4:30 p.m. 1363 Red Oak Flats Road, 706-867-7297

Purchase from online retailers benefit TLC

TLC Humane Society has partnered with Adoptashelter.com to raise money for Lumpkin County’s no-kill shelter. Any item purchased through http://adoptashelter.com/MallPortal/?shelter_id=1487 at over 400 retailers such as Amazon, Walmart, iTunes, Office Depot and others earns money for TLC. All prices, customer service and discounts are exactly the same as going directly to the merchant.

TLC seeks volunteers, trainer assistants

TLC Humane Society is looking for volunteers to help animals, make new friends and have fun. There are many ways to help, from walking dogs to working on construction projects. Volunteers are also needed to assist in training the TLC dogs Saturdays, 10 a.m. at TLC—no experience needed. 706-864-2817, info@tlchs.org or stop by TLC at 1735 Red Oak Flats Road.

TLC Donations needed

Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Humane Society, a/k/a “TLC,” is a small no-kill 501(c)3 located at 1735 Red Oak Flats Road, Dahlonega. Their wish list includes pet leashes, flea control, puppy and kitten wet food, toys and scoopable cat litter, as well as cash donations, volunteer dog walkers and foster homes. 706-864-2817

Lessons: Music/Dance

Dance Classes

The Ballet Barre offers dance classes starting at age 2 1/2 in ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary and pointe. www.bbarre.com

music, songwriting lessons

Jason Kenney offers instruction in guitar, mandolin, banjo, songwriting, and music theory at the Holly Theater. 706-344-7059

STring Instruments

Bluegrass instrument instruction—fiddle, banjo, guitar, bass, mandolin. Sonny Houston, 404-377-1194

Music lessons

Guitar, banjo, mandolin, bass. $10. James Lambert, 706-973-9317

Weekend camp for drummers

Drum Camp for beginners, middle school, high school. Three-day weekend camps in Dahlonega. Rory Knapton, 706-865-1564

STRING INSTRUMENT Lessons

Guitar, banjo, fiddle—­­any string instrument. Vintage Music, Public Square. Individual or small groups. 706-864-2682

Senior Services/Activities

lumpkin County Senior Center

266 Mechanicsville Road, 706-864-2358,

lcseniorcenter@windstream.net

Silver Singers: This group of community singers is open to seniors 55+ to sing and have fun. Tuesdays.

Artists Open Studio: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to noon at the Senior Center Art Studio.

Wellness programS for 55+: Healthways Silver Sneakers, designed for 55+ adults, Monday, Tuesday and Friday at 9:30 a.m. Cardio Fit at 1 p.m. Thursdays.

YOGA FLOW for PERSONAL Fitness: One-hour classes promoting strength, flexibility, endurance, balance, breath control and stress relief. All fitness levels. $5/class Tues/Th @ 4:15 Paula Bingham, 706-864-2851, pyb3644@hotmail.com

Nutrition Program for 60+: Socalize, exercise, play games and enjoy crafts, pool, and more. Have a nutritious hot meal.

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Community Support Needs

Free PIck up of Donations by CHP

Community Helping Place is in need of gently used furniture. Free pick up within a 10-mile radius of the store. 706-867-9621 ext. 106.

Pick up for Southern finds

Call Southern Finds (A NOA store) to pick up gently used furniture and/or home decor. Donations receive a tax deductible receipt. 706-867-6167

Pickup by Waypoint

Waypoint Center Thrift Store will pick up yard sale leftovers, furniture, clothing and household items. All donations benefit the organization’s non-profit, faith based addiction recovery program. Call 706-867-0297 for pickup. www.waypointcenter.or

More Children & Youth

Volunteers

Adult Literacy Tutors: The Adult Literacy Program (ALP) of Lumpkin County is seeking volunteer tutors to work with adults on their reading skills. Training is available. For more information call Vikki Condrey, 706-429-4517.

Meals on Wheels needs volunteer drivers to deliver meals in the Lumpkin County area. If you have the time (only two hours out of your week) and want to help the homebound senior adults in our community, please call Rhonda at 706-864-2358 for more information or come by the senior center for an application. Training will be provided.

Mentoring volunteers are matched with students to serve as a role model, advisor and friend. Lumpkin County Family Connection Mentor Program, Brenda Cronan, bcronan@lumpkin.k12.ga.us, 706-867-7047

Odyssey Hospice Volunteers: Odyssey Hospice needs volunteers in the Dahlonega area to help meet the needs of hospice patients and families, and enable them to live a higher quality of life than they would achieve on their own. Volunteers visit with patients, offer administrative support, make blankets, bake cookies and provide many other services. Gail Manter, Manager of Volunteer Services, 706-549-5736 or 877-637-9432.

Lumpkin County Literacy Coalition has volunteer opportunities in ESL, GED, Adult Literacy, Children’s Literacy, or on fundraising committees. Office, 706-867-9607; Juanita Tipton, 706-867-1835, http://www.lumpkinliteracy.org/

Affinis Hospice is seeking caring, upbeat volunteers to work with hospice patients in and around Lumpkin County. Roxann, 678-333-8507 or rbradford@affinishospice.org

COMMUNITY HELPING PLACE is seeking volunteers for the Food Pantry, Free Clinic and Thrift Store. Flexible scheduling. David Faile, Volunteer Services Director, 706-867-9621

Compassionate Hospice of North Georgia seeks individual volunteers and group organizations are to help people coping with terminal illness and their families. Steven Vanlerberghe, 678-651-1440

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) needs volunteers to work with abused and neglected children. 706-864-0300, information@enotahcasa.org, www.enotahcasa.org.

THRIFT STORE CUSTOMER SERVICE: NOA (No One Alone), the domestic violence program for Dawson and Lumpkin counties needs volunteers to work at its thrift shop. Fiona Boss, 706-867-6167

Lumpkin Animal Shelter needs volunteers for office work as well as hands-on socialization of animals. 1363 Red Oak Flats Road, 706-867-7297

Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Humane Society, a/k/a “TLC”, needs pet foster homes, volunteers, and donations. Mary Waits, Foster Home Coordinator, 770-823-3908, or to volunteer, contact the shelter at (706)864-2817.

Hospice of NE GA. Medical CENTER needs caring individuals to help serve grieving individuals following the death of their loved one. Training provided. Carol Jewell, 770-533-8888 or 888-572-3900, www.nghs.com

DAHLONEGA Gold Museum needs volunteers to help staff the museum four to eight hours each month. Training provided. Call or drop by, 706-864-22

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NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER

LUMPKIN COUNTY Pursuant to the Power of Sale contained in a Security Deed given by Danny Rollins and Selina Rollins to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for Decision One Mortgage Company, LLC dated 7/14/2005 and recorded in Deed Book E-36 Page 382, Lumpkin County, Georgia records; as last transferred to or acquired by U.S. Bank National Association, as Trustee for Credit Suisse First Boston Mortgage Securities Corp., Home Equity Asset Trust 2005-7, Home Equity Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2005-7, conveying the after-described property to secure a Note in the original principal amount of $ 121,600.00, with interest at the rate specified therein, there will be sold by the undersigned at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the Courthouse door of Lumpkin County, Georgia, within the legal hours of sale on November 05, 2013 (being the first Tuesday of said month unless said date falls on a Federal Holiday), the following described property: ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND LYING AND BEING IN LAND LOT 114, 13TH DISTRICT 1ST SECTION, LUMPKIN COUNTY, GEORGIA, CONTAINING 1.017 ACRES, MORE OR LESS, AND BEING KNOWN AS TRACT #1-A, ACCORDING TO THAT PLAT OF SURVEY, DATED MAY 31, 1996, PREPARED BY MICHAEL S. KELLEY, GEORGIA REGISTERED LAND SURVEYOR, AND RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 30, PAGE 177, LUMPKIN COUNTY, GEORGIA RECORDS, WHICH PLAT IS INCORPORATED HEREIN AND MADE A PART HEREOF BY REFERENCE. The debt secured by said Security Deed has been and is hereby declared due because of, among other possible events of default, failure to pay the indebtedness as and when due and in the manner provided in the Note and Security Deed. The debt remaining in default, this sale will be made for the purpose of paying the same and all expenses of this sale, as provided in the Security Deed and by law, including attorney's fees (notice of intent to collect attorney's fees having been given). Said property is commonly known as 939 Blackburn Road, Dawsonville, GA 30534 together with all fixtures and personal property attached to and constituting a part of said property, if any. To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party (or parties) in possession of the subject property is (are): Danny Rollins and Selina Rollins or tenant or tenants. Wells Fargo Bank, NA is the entity or individual designated who shall have full authority to negotiate, amend and modify all terms of the mortgage. Wells Fargo Bank, NA Loss Mitigation 3476 Stateview Boulevard Fort Mill, SC 29715 1-800-662-5014 Note, however, that such entity or individual is not required by law to negotiate, amend or modify the terms of the loan. Said property will be sold subject to: (a) any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien, but not yet due and payable), (b) unpaid water or sewage bills that constitute a lien against the property whether due and payable or not yet due and payable and which may not be of record, (c) the right of redemption of any taxing authority, (d) any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, and (e) 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 to (1) confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code; and (2) final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan with the holder of the Security Deed. Pursuant to O.C.G.A. Section 9-13-172.1, which allows for certain procedures regarding the rescission of judicial and non-judicial sales in the State of Georgia, the Deed Under Power and other foreclosure documents may not be provided until final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan as provided immediately above. U.S. Bank National Association, as Trustee for Credit Suisse First Boston Mortgage Securities Corp., Home Equity Asset Trust 2005-7, Home Equity Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2005-7 as agent and Attorney in Fact for Danny Rollins and Selina Rollins Aldridge Connors, LLP, 15 Piedmont Center, 3575 Piedmont Road, N.E., Suite 500, Atlanta, Georgia 30305, (404) 994-7400. 1000-667498879A THIS LAW FIRM MAY BE ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. 1000-667498879A

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NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER

LUMPKIN COUNTY Pursuant to the Power of Sale contained in a Security Deed given by Phyllis Johnson and Thomas Johnson to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for American Mortgage Network, Inc. dated 4/15/2008 and recorded in Deed Book 1091 Page 365, Lumpkin County, Georgia records; as last transferred to or acquired by Wells Fargo Bank, NA, conveying the after-described property to secure a Note in the original principal amount of $ 168,490.00, with interest at the rate specified therein, there will be sold by the undersigned at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the Courthouse door of Lumpkin County, Georgia, within the legal hours of sale on November 05, 2013 (being the first Tuesday of said month unless said date falls on a Federal Holiday), the following described property: All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in Land Lot 99, 1st District, Lumpkin County, Georgia, containing 1.02 acres, and being shown as Tract "A" on a plat of survey for Jerry Dean Ayers, dated October 8, 1997 by Frederick F. Kaufman, Georgia Registered Land Surveyor #1774, and being more particularly described as follows: ??To find the True Point of Beginning, begin at a point located at the common corner of Land Lots 109, 100, 99 and 110, thence South 01 degrees 08 minutes 31 seconds West a distance of 833.22 feet to a 1/2" rebar; thence South 01 degrees 08 minutes 31 seconds West a distance of 200.62 feet to a 1/2" rebar located on the northerly side of the right of way of Norman Bell Road (80 foot right of way); thence South 68 degrees 06 minutes 28 seconds East a distance of 43.33 feet to a point; which point is the True Point of Beginning; from the True Point of Beginning thus established, proceed North 19 degrees 12 minutes 01 seconds West a distance of 59.03 feet to a point; thence North 01 degrees 08 minutes 31 seconds East a distance of 157.71 feet to a point; thence South 80 degrees 33 minutes 49 seconds East a distance of 229.79 feet to a 1/2" rebar; thence South 11 degrees 41 minutes 57 seconds West a distance of 218.77 feet to a point located on the northerly side of the 80 foot right of way of Norman Bell Road; thence North 80 degrees 21 minutes 45 seconds West a distance of 88.33 to a point; thence North 73 degrees 18 minutes 06 seconds West a distance of 82.44 feet to a point; which is the True Point of Beginning. Also, conveyed herewith is an easement for ingress and egress to subject property from Norman Bell Road across Tract "B" which easement is more particularly shown on said plat of survey, a copy of which is attached as Exhibit "B" on Warranty Deed recorded in Deed Book K 36, Page 50 and made a part hereof by reference. The debt secured by said Security Deed has been and is hereby declared due because of, among other possible events of default, failure to pay the indebtedness as and when due and in the manner provided in the Note and Security Deed. The debt remaining in default, this sale will be made for the purpose of paying the same and all expenses of this sale, as provided in the Security Deed and by law, including attorney's fees (notice of intent to collect attorney's fees having been given). Said property is commonly known as 311 Norman Bell Road, Murryville, GA 30564 together with all fixtures and personal property attached to and constituting a part of said property, if any. To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party (or parties) in possession of the subject property is (are): Phyllis Johnson and Thomas Johnson or tenant or tenants. Wells Fargo Bank, NA is the entity or individual designated who shall have full authority to negotiate, amend and modify all terms of the mortgage. Wells Fargo Bank, NA Loss Mitigation 3476 Stateview Boulevard Fort Mill, SC 29715 1-800-662-5014 Note, however, that such entity or individual is not required by law to negotiate, amend or modify the terms of the loan. Said property will be sold subject to: (a) any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien, but not yet due and payable), (b) unpaid water or sewage bills that constitute a lien against the property whether due and payable or not yet due and payable and which may not be of record, (c) the right of redemption of any taxing authority, (d) any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, and (e) 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 to (1) confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code; and (2) final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan with the holder of the Security Deed. Pursuant to O.C.G.A. Section 9-13-172.1, which allows for certain procedures regarding the rescission of judicial and non-judicial sales in the State of Georgia, the Deed Under Power and other foreclosure documents may not be provided until final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan as provided immediately above. Wells Fargo Bank, NA as agent and Attorney in Fact for Phyllis Johnson and Thomas Johnson Aldridge Connors, LLP, 15 Piedmont Center, 3575 Piedmont Road, N.E., Suite 500, Atlanta, Georgia 30305, (404) 994-7400. 1000-667500197A THIS LAW FIRM MAY BE ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. 1000-667500197A

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LUMPKIN COUNTY Pursuant to the Power of Sale contained in a Security Deed given by Curtis L. Smith and Annie L. Smith to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for Security Atlantic Mortgage Co. Inc. dated 2/9/2009 and recorded in Deed Book 1124 Page 521, LUMPKIN County, Georgia records; as last transferred to or acquired by BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., conveying the after-described property to secure a Note in the original principal amount of $ 183,150.00, with interest at the rate specified therein, there will be sold by the undersigned at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the Courthouse door of LUMPKIN County, Georgia, within the legal hours of sale on November 05, 2013 (being the first Tuesday of said month unless said date falls on a Federal Holiday), the following described property: All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in Land Lot 1060 of the 12th Land District and 1st Section of Lumpkin County, Georgia consisting of 2.09 acres, more or less, according to plat of survey prepared April 29, 1995 by Michael L. Soupin, R.L.S. and recorded in Plat Book 28, page 69, Lumpkin County, Georgia records; Said plat and the record thereof being incorporated herein by reference for a more complete description. **FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY** The improvements thereon being known as No. 3018 Morrison Moore Pkwy E, Dahlonega, GA 30533. Being the same property, which by Deed dated June 12, 2007 and recorded June 26, 2007 among the Land Records of Lumpkin County, Georgia in Book 1049, Page 250, was granted and conveyed by Whitney Shanti Lynn Smith, by Curtis L. Smith and Annie L. Smith, conservator for the estate of Whitney Shanti Lynn Smith unto Whitney Shanti Lynn Smith, Curtis L. Smith and Annie L. Smith. PARCEL ID NO: 077-081 The debt secured by said Security Deed has been and is hereby declared due because of, among other possible events of default, failure to pay the indebtedness as and when due and in the manner provided in the Note and Security Deed. The debt remaining in default, this sale will be made for the purpose of paying the same and all expenses of this sale, as provided in the Security Deed and by law, including attorney's fees (notice of intent to collect attorney's fees having been given). Said property is commonly known as 3018 Morrison Moore Parkway East, Dahlonega, GA 30533 together with all fixtures and personal property attached to and constituting a part of said property, if any. To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party (or parties) in possession of the subject property is (are): Curtis L. Smith and Annie L. Smith or tenant or tenants. Bank of America is the entity or individual designated who shall have full authority to negotiate, amend and modify all terms of the mortgage. Bank of America Home Loan Assistance Dept. 7105 Corporate Drive Plano, TX 75024 (800) 846-2222 Note, however, that such entity or individual is not required by law to negotiate, amend or modify the terms of the loan. Said property will be sold subject to: (a) any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien, but not yet due and payable), (b) unpaid water or sewage bills that constitute a lien against the property whether due and payable or not yet due and payable and which may not be of record, (c) the right of redemption of any taxing authority, (d) any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, and (e) 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 to (1) confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code; and (2) final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan with the holder of the Security Deed. Pursuant to O.C.G.A. Section 9-13-172.1, which allows for certain procedures regarding the rescission of judicial and non-judicial sales in the State of Georgia, the Deed Under Power and other foreclosure documents may not be provided until final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan as provided immediately above. BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. as agent and Attorney in Fact for Curtis L. Smith and Annie L. Smith Aldridge Connors, LLP, 15 Piedmont Center, 3575 Piedmont Road, N.E., Suite 500, Atlanta, Georgia 30305, (404) 994-7400. 1016-667497856A THIS LAW FIRM MAY BE ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. 1016-667497856A

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NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE UNDER POWER

LUMPKIN COUNTY, GEORGIA THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in a Security Deed given by Christopher K. Carroll to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for SunTrust Mortgage, Inc., dated December 29, 2009, and recorded in Deed Book 1151, Page 273, Lumpkin County, Georgia Records, as last transferred to SunTrust Mortgage, Inc. by assignment recorded on November 21, 2012 in Book 1299 Page 683 in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Lumpkin County, Georgia Records, conveying the after-described property to secure a Note in the original principal amount of One Hundred Thirty-Seven Thousand Four Hundred Sixty-Four and 0/100 dollars ($137,464.00), with interest thereon as set forth therein, there will be sold at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the courthouse door of Lumpkin County, Georgia, within the legal hours of sale on November 5, 2013, the following described property: All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in Land Lot 122 of the 1st District, originally Habersham, now Lumpkin, County, Georgia, and being labeled as Lot 16, containing 2.35 acres, more or less, per a plat of survey prepared for Winters Mountain by Bakkum-Deloch and Associates, Georgia Registered Surveyors, dated March 27, 1987, recorded in Plat Book 18, Page 51, Lumpkin County, Georgia Records. Said plat being incorporated herein by reference and made a part of this description. And also: All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in Land Lot 122 of the 1st District, originally Habersham, now Lumpkin County, Georgia, consisting of 1.664 acres, more or less, and being designated as Lot 17A, Containing 1.118 acres, more or less, and Lot 17C, containing 0.546 acres, more or less, Winters Mountain Subdivision, as per plat recorded in Plat Book 27, Page 24, Lumpkin County, Georgia Records. Said plat being incorporated herein by reference and made a part of this description. This property is subject to Restrictive Covenants recorded in Deed Book R6, Page 163, Lumpkin County Records, and is subject to the Road Maintenance Agreement recorded in Deed Book R6, Page 159, aforesaid records. The debt secured by said Security Deed has been and is hereby declared due because of, among other possible events of default, failure to pay the indebtedness as and when due and in the manner provided in the Note and Security Deed. The debt remaining in default, this sale will be made for the purpose of paying the same and all expenses of this sale, as provided in Security Deed and by law, including attorney's fees (notice of intent to collect attorney's fees having been given). Your mortgage servicer can be contacted at (800) 443-1032 - Loss Mitigation Dept., or by writing to PO Box 27767, Richmond, Virginia 23261, to discuss possible alternatives to avoid foreclosure. Said property will be sold subject to any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien, but not yet due and payable), 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. To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party in possession of the property is Christopher Kalil Carroll or tenant(s); and said property is more commonly known as 117 Hillstream Drive, Dahlonega, GA 30533. The sale will be conducted subject to (1) confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code (2) final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan with the holder of the security deed and (3) any right of redemption or other lien not extinguished by foreclosure. SunTrust Mortgage, Inc. as Attorney in Fact for Christopher K. Carroll. Brock & Scott, PLLC 4360 Chamblee Dunwoody Road Suite 310 Atlanta, GA 30341 404-789-2661 B&S file no.: 13-05378

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NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER

GEORGIA, LUMPKIN COUNTY THIS LAW FIRM IS ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in a Security Deed given by Jeremy Furlong to JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., dated August 17, 2007, recorded in Deed Book 1065, Page 172, Lumpkin County, Georgia Records, as last transferred to Federal National Mortgage Association by assignment recorded in Deed Book 1243, Page 756, Lumpkin County, Georgia Records,conveying the after-described property to secure a Note in the original principal amount of ONE HUNDRED NINETY-FOUR THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED AND 0/100 DOLLARS ($194,400.00), with interest thereon as set forth therein, there will be sold at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the courthouse door of Lumpkin County, Georgia within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in November, 2013, the following described property: All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in Land Lot 44, 12th District, 1st Section, Lumpkin County, Georgia and being fully described by a plat prepared by Douglas R. Sherrill, Georgia Registered Land Surveyor, dated December 6, 2006; and as per said plat, the property is more particularly described as Lot 8, The subject plat being of record I plat cabinet one, Slide 140, Page 200, Lumpkin County, Georgia Records. Said plat is hereby incorporated by reference. Also conveyed herein is an easement for ingress and egress over Wild Deer Trace and Deer Lane as shown on the above reference plat of survey. Subject property is conveyed subject to the following restrictive covenants: 1) Stick built single family residences only with a minimum of 1600 square feet to heated space. No mobile homes of any types shall be allowed. 2) Exterior of all residences and any out building to be covered with wood siding. Any other exterior siding must be approved in writing by developer prior to placement of siding on the structure 3) No poultry houses or commercial breeding facilities shall be allowed on any portion of subject property This conveyance is made subject to easements for public roads and utilities now in use This conveyance is made subject to any easements of records or easements located on the property above described The debt secured by said Security Deed has been and is hereby declared due because of, among other possible events of default, failure to pay the indebtedness as and when due and in the manner provided in the Note and Security Deed. The debt remaining in default, this sale will be made for the purpose of paying the same and all expenses of this sale, as provided in Security Deed and by law, including attorney's fees (notice of intent to collect attorney's fees having been given). Seterus, Inc. holds the Note and Security Deed to the above-referenced property and services the above-referenced loan on behalf of the current owner of the loan: Federal National Mortgage Association. Seterus, Inc. can be contacted at 888-917-3094 or by writing to 14523 S.W. Millikan Way Suite 200, Beaverton, OR 97005, to discuss possible alternatives to foreclosure, and has the authority to negotiate, amend or modify the terms of the loan. Said property will be sold subject to any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien, but not yet due and payable), 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. To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party in possession of the property is Jeremy Furlong or a tenant or tenants and said property is more commonly known as 216 Wild Deer Trace, Dawsonville, Georgia 30534. 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. Federal National Mortgage Association as Attorney in Fact for Jeremy Furlong Johnson & Freedman, LLC 1587 Northeast Expressway Atlanta, Georgia 30329 (770) 234-9181 www.jflegal.com MSP/wd1 11/5/13 Our file no. 1368413-FT1

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NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER

GEORGIA, LUMPKIN COUNTY THIS LAW FIRM IS ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in a Security Deed given by David A Steffes aka David Steffes to Bank of America, N.A., dated July 20, 2007, recorded in Deed Book 1057, Page 570, Lumpkin County, Georgia Records, as last transferred to M&T Bank by assignment recorded in Deed Book 1208, Page 415, Lumpkin County, Georgia Records,conveying the after-described property to secure a Note in the original principal amount of ONE HUNDRED FIFTY-THREE THOUSAND SIX HUNDRED AND 0/100 DOLLARS ($153,600.00), with interest thereon as set forth therein, there will be sold at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the courthouse door of Lumpkin County, Georgia, or at such place as may be lawfully designated as an alternative, within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in November, 2013, the following described property: SEE EXHIBIT "A" ATTACHED HERETO AND MADE A PART HEREOF The debt secured by said Security Deed has been and is hereby declared due because of, among other possible events of default, failure to pay the indebtedness as and when due and in the manner provided in the Note and Security Deed. The debt remaining in default, this sale will be made for the purpose of paying the same and all expenses of this sale, as provided in Security Deed and by law, including attorney's fees (notice of intent to collect attorney's fees having been given). Said property will be sold subject to any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien, but not yet due and payable), 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. M&T Bank is the holder of the Note and Security Deed to the property in accordance with OCGA § 44-14-162.2. The entity that has full authority to negotiate, amend, and modify all terms of the mortgage with the debtor is: M&T Bank, P.O. Box 1288, Buffalo, NY 14240, 800-724-1633. To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party in possession of the property is David Steffes or a tenant or tenants and said property is more commonly known as 60 Trahlyta Trail, Dahlonega, Georgia 30533. 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. M&T Bank as Attorney in Fact for David A Steffes aka David Steffes McCalla Raymer, LLC 1544 Old Alabama Road Roswell, Georgia 30076 www.foreclosurehotline.net MR/crp1 11/5/13 Our file no. 5532512-FT8 EXHIBIT "A" All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in Land Lot 856, 12th District, 1st Section, Lumpkin County, Georgia and being fully described by a plat prepared by Michael Stewart Kelley, Georgia Registered Land Surveyor, dated August 2, 1995: and as per said plat, the property contains 0.704 acres, more or less, the subject plat being of record in Plat Book 28, Page 142, Lumpkin County records. Said plat is hereby incorporated by reference. Also conveyed herewith is an easement for access, ingress, and egress, and the installation of utilities over and upon the driveways depicted on the subject property connecting the subject property with a publicly maintained road. This conveyance is made subject to easements for public roads and utilities now in use. This conveyance is made subject to any easements of records or easements located on the property above described. Tax ID #: D01 011 By fee simple deed from Garrett S. Wade and Amy S. Wade to David Steffes as set forth in Deed Book W31, Page 383, dated 7/18/2003 and recorded on 7/22/2003, Lumpkin County Records. The source deed as stated above is the last record of vesting filed for this property. There have been no vesting changes since the date of the above referenced source. MR/crp1 11/5/13 Our file no. 5532512 - FT8

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STATE OF GEORGIA COUNTY OF LUMPKIN

NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER

Because of a default in the payment of the indebtedness secured by a Security Deed executed by Alexander G. Povilaitis Jr. and Kimberly P. Povilaitis to Pine State Mortgage Corproation dated June 5, 1998, and recorded in Deed Book G20, Page 18, Lumpkin County Records, said Security Deed having been last sold, assigned, transferred and conveyed to Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. by Assignment, securing a Note in the original principal amount of $76,150.00, 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 5, 2013, 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 91 OF THE 13TH DISTRICT, 1ST SECTION, LUMPKIN COUNTY, GEORGIA, BEING LOT 218, BELL CREEK SUBDIVISION, UNIT ONE, AS PER PLAT RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 177, IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF SUPERIOR COURT OF LUMPKIN COUNTY, GEORGIA, WHICH RECORDED PLAT IS INCORPORATED HEREIN BY REFERENCE AND MADE A PART OF THIS DESCRIPTION. Said property is known as 218 Signal Ridge, Dawsonville, GA 30534, together with all fixtures and personal property attached to and constituting a part of said property, if any. Said property will be sold subject to any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien, whether or not now due and payable), the right of redemption of any taxing authority, any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, any assessments, liens, encumbrances, zoning ordinances, restrictions, covenants, and matters of record superior to the Security Deed first set out above. The proceeds of said sale will be applied to the payment of said indebtedness and all expenses of said sale as provided in said Deed, and the balance, if any, will be distributed as provided by law. The sale will be conducted subject (1) to confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and (2) to final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan with the secured creditor. The property is or may be in the possession of Kimberly P. Povilaitis, Alexander G. Povilaitis, Jr., and The Estate of Alexander G. Povilaitis, Jr., successor in interest or tenant(s). Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. as Attorney-in-Fact for Alexander G. Povilaitis Jr. and Kimberly P. Povilaitis File no. 13-043286 SHAPIRO, SWERTFEGER & HASTY, LLP* Attorneys and Counselors at Law 2872 Woodcock Blvd., Suite 100 Atlanta, GA 30341-3941 (770) 220-2535/KLM HYPERLINK "http://www.swertfeger.net" www.swertfeger.net *THE LAW FIRM IS ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. [FC-NOS]

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APPLICATION FOR BEER/WINE/DISTILLED SPIRITS LICENSE

David John Manson has applied with the Dahlonega City Council for a Beer/Wine/Distilled Spirits License for Aramark, Inc located at 404 Georgia Circle, Dahlonega, GA 30533.

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AUCTION FOR BYRDS MINI-STORAGE

6326 HIGHWAY 52E MURRAYVILLE, GA 30564 NOVEMBER 8TH AT 1 PM A05 T. BRUCE

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NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS

To: All Creditors of Cleta Mae Fortner, late of Lumpkin County, Georgia On behalf of Cleta Mae Fortner, now deceased, you are hereby notified, pursuant to O.C.G.A. 53-7-92, to render in your demands and claims to and all persons who claim indebtedness by Cleta Mae Fortner: Cleta Mae Fortner c/o Kevin Tharpe - Executor of the Estate 405 Broad St. SE Gainesville, GA 30501

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NOTICE

Please take notice that the City of Dahlonega Historic Preservation Commission has received the following applications which will be heard on Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. This meeting will be held in the City Hall Council Chambers located at 465 Riley Road. All applications are available for review at the City Planning Office. Application submitted by Johnny Ariemma for amendment Certificate of Appropriateness. Property address: 135 North Chestatee Street. Property is zoned CBD Central Business Historic District. Property ID Tax Map D11-08.

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NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS

STATE OF GEORGIA COUNTY OF LUMPKIN

All creditors of the Estate of Grace Genell Allison, deceased, late of said county and state, 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 us. This 18th day of October, 2013. Henry Lee Allison, Freddie Joe Sullins and Carolyn Sullins Executors 1228 Martin Ford Rd Dahlonega, GA 30533

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NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS

STATE OF GEORGIA COUNTY OF LUMPKIN All creditors of the Estate of Leon W. Arrowood, deceased, late of said county and state, 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 us. This 10th day of October, 2013. Elizabeth Arrowood Executor 751 Old Dahlonega Hwy Dahlonega, GA 30533

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NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS

STATE OF GEORGIA COUNTY OF LUMPKIN All creditors of the Estate of Janice Turner Carpenter, deceased, late of said county and state, 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 us. This 23rd day of October, 2013. Allison Carpenter Administrator 6920 Crossview Drive Cumming, GA 30041

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NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS

STATE OF GEORGIA COUNTY OF LUMPKIN All creditors of the Estate of Luie Arthur Wisenbaker, III, deceased, late of said county and state, 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 us. This 15th day of October, 2013. M Fred Schuster, Attorney for Executor PO Box 8089 Atlanta, GA 31106

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NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER

GEORGIA, LUMPKIN COUNTY

THIS LAW FIRM IS ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in that certain Security Deed given by Gerardo M. Balboni to RBC Centura Bank now known as RBC Bank (USA), dated June 27, 2007 and filed June 28, 2007, recorded in Deed Book 1049, Page 721-732, Lumpkin County, Georgia Records, later transferred by merger to PNC Bank, National Association, conveying the after-described property to secure a Promissory Note in the original principal amount of Fifty six thousand five hundred and fifty dollars no cents ($56,550.00), with interest thereon as set forth therein, there will be sold at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the courthouse door of Lumpkin County, Georgia, within the legal hours of sale on Tuesday November 5, 2013, the following described property: All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in Land Lot 377 of the 5th Land District, First Section, of Lumpkin County, Georgia, being all of Tract 3 (containing 6.10 acres on Nimblewell Church Road) as shown on that plat for Steve Smith recorded in Plat Cabinet 1 Slide 132 Page 28 of the Lumpkin County, Georgia Deed Records to which said plat reference is made for a more detailed description. This is a portion of the property conveyed to Stephen R. Smith and Amber R. Smith recorded in Deed Book J-37, Pages 669-670 of the Lumpkin County, Georgia Deed Records. Said property is conveyed together with and subject to all easements, covenants and restrictions of record, if any. The debt secured by said Security Deed has been and is hereby declared due because of, among other possible events of default, failure to pay the indebtedness as and when due and in the manner provided in the Promissory Note and Security Deed. The debt remaining in default, this sale will be made for the purpose of paying the same and all expenses of this sale, as provided in the Security Deed and by law, including attorney's fees (notice of intent to collect attorney's fees having been given). Said property will be sold subject to any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien, but not yet due and payable), 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. To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party in possession of the property is Gerardo M. Balboni or a tenant or tenants and said property is more commonly known as Lot 3 Nimblewell Church Road, Dahlonega, GA 30533. In compliance with Georgia law, please find below the contact information for the entity who has authority to negotiate, amend, and modify the terms of the loan documents which may include a note, mortgage, security deed or deed to secure debt. PNC Bank, N.A. Loss Mitigation Department 3232 Newmark Drive Miamisburg, OH 45342 Phone: 888-224-4702 Fax: 855-288-3974 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. PNC Bank, National Association, as Attorney in Fact for Gerardo M. Balboni By: Andrew D. Gleason Attorney for PNC Bank, National Association Lefkoff, Rubin, Gleason & Russo, P.C. 5555 Glenridge Connector Suite 900 Atlanta, Georgia 30342 (404)869-6900 (404)869-6909 (fax)

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AUCTION

Armored Mini Storage 5361 Long Branch Rd. Dahlonega, GA 30533 706-867-7534 fax 706-867-7534 Morro, Susan G212 Wayne, Brandy B88 Scott, Jake A 161 Sale date: Saturday, November 9, 2013, at 10 a.m.

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NOTICE OF REFERENDUM TO THE QUALIFIED VOTERS OF LUMPKIN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT, GEORGIA

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on the 5th day of November, 2013, a special election will be held at the regular polling places in all the election districts of Lumpkin County at which time there will be submitted to the qualified voters of Lumpkin County for their determination the question of whether a special sales and use tax for educational purposes of one percent shall continue to be levied, imposed and collected on all sales and uses in Lumpkin County for a period of time not to exceed twenty (20) calendar quarters and for the purpose of raising not more than $19,500,000 of net proceeds by said tax, which shall go to the School District for the purpose of (i) adding to, renovating, repairing, improving, equipping, and demolishing existing school buildings and school system facilities, including, but not limited to, roofing, HVAC and physical education/athletic facilities and fields; (ii) acquiring new computer hardware and software; (iii) acquiring miscellaneous new equipment, fixtures, and furnishings for the school district, including, but not limited to, safety and security equipment; (iv) acquiring school buses and transportation and maintenance equipment and facilities; (v) acquiring, constructing and equipping new buildings and facilities useful and desirable; (vi) acquiring land; and (vii) purchasing textbooks, the maximum amount sales and use tax proceeds to be spent on projects (i) through (vii) shall not exceed $19,500,000. The ballots to be used at such referendum shall have written or printed thereon substantially the following: _____ Yes _____ No Shall a special one percent sales and use tax for educational purposes be imposed in Lumpkin County for a period not to exceed twenty (20) calendar quarters and for the purpose of raising not more than $19,500,000 of net proceeds by said tax, which shall go to the School District for the purpose of (i) adding to, renovating, repairing, improving, equipping, and demolishing existing school buildings and school system facilities, including, but not limited to, roofing, HVAC and physical education/athletic facilities and fields; (ii) acquiring new computer hardware and software; (iii) acquiring miscellaneous new equipment, fixtures, and furnishings for the school district, including, but not limited to, safety and security equipment; (iv) acquiring school buses and transportation and maintenance equipment and facilities; (v) acquiring, constructing and equipping new buildings and facilities useful and desirable; (vi) acquiring land; and (vii) purchasing textbooks, the maximum amount sales and use tax proceeds to be spent on projects (i) through (vii) shall not exceed $19,500,000. The several places for holding said referendum shall be at the regular and established voting precincts of the election districts of Lumpkin County, Georgia, and the polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on the date fixed for the referendum. All polling places will be open. Pursuant to Official Code of Georgia Annotated § 21-2-224(b) the registration deadline for this special election shall be at the close of business on the fifth Monday prior to the date of the special election or, if such Monday is a legal holiday, by the close of business on the following business day. The last day to register to vote in this referendum shall be October 7, 2013, through 5:00 p.m. Mail voter registration applications must be postmarked on or before October 7, 2013. This notice is given pursuant to a resolution of the Lumpkin County Board of Education adopted on July 22, 2013. This 10th day of September, 2013. s/Ashley Peck Election Superintendent, Lumpkin County Board of Elections

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NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER

STATE OF GEORGIA, COUNTY OF LUMPKIN.

By virtue of the power of sale contained in that certain Deed to Secure Debt from Darrell Cook and Jacqueline Cook to Ruby Nell Hall and filed for record in Deed Book R-37, Pages 375-379, Lumpkin County Records, having been given to secure a Note dated April 6, 2006, in the original principal sum of Five Hundred Seventy-Five Thousand and no/100s Dollars ($575,000.00), with interest from date at the rate stated in said Note on the unpaid balance until paid, as well as all other obligations, debts, liabilities, plus interest thereon, of Grantors to Lender, there will be sold by the undersigned at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the courthouse door at Lumpkin County, Georgia, within the legal hours of sale on November 5, 2013, the property described in the Exhibit "A" attached hereto. This property located at 437 Rider Mill Rd, Dahlonega, GA 30533. The debt secured by said Deed to Secure Debt has been and is hereby declared due because of, among other possible events of default, failure to pay the indebtedness as and when due and in the manner provided in the Note and Deed to Secure Debt. The debt remaining in default, this sale will be made for the purpose of paying the same and all expenses of this sale, including attorney's fees (notice of intent to collect attorney's fees having been given). Said property will be sold subject to all outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien, but not yet due and payable), and matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, any assessments, liens, encumbrances, zoning or land use ordinances, restrictions, covenants, and matters of record superior to the Deed to Secure Debt first set out above. The sale will be conducted subject to confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party in possession of the property is Darrell Cook and Jacqueline Cook. Ruby Nell Hall has full authority to negotiate, amend, and modify all terms of the mortgage with the debtor. Ruby Nell Hall may be contacted through her attorney, Joy L. Edelberg, Horne & Edelberg, P.C., PO Box 37, Dahlonega, GA 30533, 706-864-7303. Ruby Nell Hall Attorney-in-Fact for Darrell Cook and Jacqueline Cook Horne & Edelberg, P.C. Attorneys at Law P. O. Box 37 Dahlonega, Georgia 30533 706-864-7303 Exhibit "A" All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in Land Lot 294 and 337 of the12th District and 1st Section of Lumpkin County, Georgia consisting of 26.02 acres, more or less, and being described as follows: Beginning on the east and west original line, said point being where the east and west original line of Land Lot 294 intersects with Etowah River; thence east along and with said original line192.5 feet to a point where said original line intersections with Jay Bridge Road; thence South 5 degrees 15 minutes east 135 feet; thence south 15 degrees 30 minutes east 127 feet; thence South 1 degree West 247 feet; thence South 27 degrees 30 minutes East 97 feet; thence South 55 degrees 30 minutes East 253 feet; thence South 86 degrees West 106 feet; thence South 72 degrees West 94 feet; thence North 76 degrees West 76 feet; thence North 18 degrees West 35 feet; thence North 89 degrees 30 minutes West 79 feet; thence north 25 degrees 30 minutes West 72 feet; thence 56 degrees West 99 feet; thence North 64 degrees West 178 feet; thence North 88 degrees 30 minutes West 153 feet; thence South 63 degrees West 263 feet; thence North 62 degrees West 78 feet; thence South 35 degrees West 160 feet; thence south 28 degrees West 107 feet; thence South 88 degrees West 101 feet; thence South 63 degrees West 64 feet to a point where said line intersects with the Etowah River; thence North 43 degrees West 266 feet; thence North 63 degrees West 88 feet; thence North 34 degrees West 195 feet; thence north 56 degrees 30 minutes West 382 feet; thence south 80 degrees West 268 feet; thence North 3 degrees West 112 feet; thence North 44 degrees East 110 feet; thence North 11 degrees East 107 feet to a point where said line intersects with the original line and which point is the point of beginning. The above stated description is taken from a plat made by James D. Barrett, Lumpkin County Surveyor, dated February 28, 1968. The above described property is conveyed subject to rights of upper and lower riparian owners in and to the waters of the Etowah River and the natural flow thereof, free from diminution and pollution. Conveyed by QUIT CLAIM only is all that tract or parcel of land lying and being in Land Lots 294 and 337 of the 12th District, 1st Section of Lumpkin County, Georgia shown as 28.314 acres, more or less on that certain plat of survey prepared for Linda K. Caruthers & Ruby Nell Hall by W.T. Dunahoo, GRLS, and dated December 14, 1989.

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NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER

THIS LAW FIRM IS ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. By virtue of the power of sale contained in that certain Security Deed from JAMES E. BATES, JR. and ROSEMARY BATES to FIRST GEORGIA BANKING COMPANY, dated the 4th day of June, 2008, and recorded in Deed Book 1098 at Page 259, in the Records of the Clerk of Superior Court, Lumpkin County, as re-recorded to place the notary signature in the appropriate block at Deed Book 1103, Page 252, aforesaid records, as modified by that certain Modification Agreement - Security Deed from JAMES E. BATES JR. and ROSEMARY BATES to CERTUSBANK, N.A. dated February 6, 2012, recorded at Deed Book 1207, Page 648, aforesaid records (the "Security Deed"), as assigned to CertusBank, N.A. by virtue of that certain Assignment of Security Instrument/Deed of Trust/Security Deed or Mortgage, from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation acting as receiver for First Georgia Banking Company, dated November 29, 2012, recorded at Deed Book 1235, Page 69, aforesaid records, there will be offered for sale at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the Courthouse door of said County during the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in November, 2013, the following described property: ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND LYING AND BEING IN LAND LOT 1095 OF THE 12th DISTRICT, 1st SECTION OF LUMPKIN COUNTY AND BEING LOT 1027 OF BIRCH RIVER SUBDIVISION N/K/A ACHASTA, UNIT 10, AND AS MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED ON THAT CERTAIN PLAT OF SURVEY REOCRDED AT CABINET ONE, SLIDE 115, PLAT 82-87, LUMPKIN COUNTY, GEORGIA RECORDS. The debt secured by said Security Deed has been and is hereby declared due because of, among other possible events of default, failure to pay the indebtedness as and when due and in the manner provided in the Note and Security Deed. The debt remaining in default, this sale will be made for the purpose of paying the same and all expenses of this sale, as provided in Security Deed and by law, including attorney's fees (notice of intent to collect attorney's fees having been given). Said property will be sold subject to any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien, but not yet due and payable), any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, any assessments, liens, encumbrances, zoning ordinances, restrictions, covenants, special assessments; all outstanding bills for public utilities which constitute liens upon said property; any rights of redemption, if applicable, by the United States of America, pursuant to 26 U.S.C. 7425(d)(1); and matters of record superior to the Security Deed first set out above. The entity that has full authority to negotiate, amend, and modify all terms of the mortgage with the debtor is: CertusBank, N.A., 100 Tom Reeve Drive, Carrollton, Georgia 30117. Please understand that the secured creditor is not required by law to negotiate, amend, or modify the terms of the mortgage instrument. To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party in possession of the property is James E. Bates, Jr. and Rosemary Bates, or a tenant or tenants. 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. CERTUSBANK, N.A. Attorney-in-Fact for James E. Bates, Jr. and Rosemary Bates Alissa Cummo, Esq. MAHAFFEY PICKENS TUCKER, LLP 1550 North Brown Road Suite 125 Lawrenceville, Georgia 30043 (770) 232-0000

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NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER

GEORGIA, LUMPKIN COUNTY

Because of default in the payment of the indebtedness, secured by a Security Deed executed by John M. Hampton and Debra J. Hampton to Bank of America, N.A. dated June 18, 2010 in the amount of $148,430.00, and recorded in Deed Book 1164, Page 379, Lumpkin County, Georgia Records; as last transferred to Nationstar Mortgage LLC by assignment; the undersigned, Nationstar Mortgage 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, 2013 , during the legal hours of sale, at the Courthouse door in Lumpkin County, sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, the property described in said deed to-wit: The following described land, situate, lying and being in the County of Lumpkin, State of Georgia, to wit: All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in Land Lots 224 and 225 of the 12th District, 1st Section of Lumpkin County, Georgia, consisting of 1.538 acres, more or less, together with all improvements located thereon, and being more particularly set out as Parcel 1 on a plat of survey dated October 8, 1997, revised April 13, 1998, prepared for Robert Grizzle by Michael Stewart Kelley, Georgia Registered Land Surveyor. This plat is recorded in Slide Cabinet 1, Slide 15, Page 86A, Lumpkin County, Georgia Records, and is incorporated herein by reference for a more detailed description, being improved property having a House thereon commonly known as 22 Swiftwaters Road, Dahlonega, Georgia, according to the present system of numbering houses in Lumpkin County, Georgia. Also conveyed herein is a perpetual, non-exclusive easement Twenty foot in width along and with Swift Water Lake leading to Georgia Highway 52 West. For Informational Purposes Only the Property Address is: 22 Swiftwaters Road, Dahlonega, GA 30533 Reference#: 220784160 City: Tax Parcel ID: 031 018 Block: Lot: which has the property address of 22 Swiftwaters Rd, Dahlonega, Georgia, together with all fixtures and other personal property conveyed by said deed. The sale will be held subject to any unpaid taxes, assessments, rights-of-way, 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. Notice has been also given, in writing and by certified mail, return receipt requested, to the borrower, of the name, address, and telephone number of the individual or entity who shall have full authority to negotiate, amend, and modify all terms of the Security Deed and the note thereby secured in accordance with O.C.G.A. Section 44-14-162.2(a). To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party (or parties) in possession of the subject property is (are): John M. Hampton and Debra J. Hampton or tenant or tenants 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. Pursuant to O.C.G.A. 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: Nationstar Mortgage, LLC 2501 S State Hwy 121, Bldg. 1 Lewisville, TX 75067 Phone Number: (888) 850-9398, ext. 3705. The foregoing notwithstanding, nothing in O.G.C.A. 44-14-162.2 shall require the secured creditor to negotiate, amend or modify the terms of the mortgage instrument. Nationstar Mortgage LLC Attorney in Fact for John M. Hampton and Debra J. Hampton McCurdy & Candler, L.L.C. (404) 373-1612 www.mccurdycandler.com The Dahlonega Nugget Publication Dates:10-09-2013, 10-16-2013, 10-23-2013, 10-30-2013 File No. 13-03767 /FHLMC/mtucker 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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STATE OF GEORGIA COUNTY of LUMPKIN

NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER By virtue of the power of sale contained in that certain Deed to Secure Debt from KEVIN S. DANIEL and VIRGINIA S. DANIEL to MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. dated March 14, 2008, filed for record March 24, 2008, and recorded in Deed Book 1087, Page 122, LUMPKIN County, Georgia Records, as last transferred to CITIMORTGAGE, INC. by assignment recorded in Deed Book 1245, Page 753, LUMPKIN County, Georgia Records, said Deed to Secure Debt having been given to secure a Note dated March 14, 2008 in the original principal sum of FOUR HUNDRED TWELVE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED AND 0/100 DOLLARS ($412,500.00), with interest from date at the rate stated in said Note on the unpaid balance until paid, there will be sold by the undersigned at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the Courthouse door at LUMPKIN County, Georgia, within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in November, 2013, the property described on Exhibit "A" attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party in possession of the property is KEVIN S. DANIEL and VIRGINIA S. DANIEL or a tenant or tenants. Said property is more commonly known as: 246 NUCKOLLS LANE, DAWSONVILLE, GA 30534. The debt secured by said Deed to Secure Debt has been and is hereby declared due because of, among other possible events of default, non-payment of the monthly installments on said loan. The debt remaining in default, this sale will be made for the purpose of paying the same and all expenses of this sale, including attorney's fees. The individual or entity that has full authority to negotiate, amend, and modify all terms of the loan is CITIMORTGAGE, INC., 5280 CORPORATE DR, FREDERICK, MD 21703-8351; (866) 272-4749. 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. Said property will be sold as the property of KEVIN S. DANIEL and VIRGINIA S. DANIEL. CITIMORTGAGE, INC. As Attorney-in-Fact for KEVIN S. DANIEL VIRGINIA S. DANIEL Phelan Hallinan & Jones, LLC 303 Perimeter Center North, Suite 800 Atlanta, GA 30346 Telephone: 770-393-4300 Fax: 770-393-4310 PH # 15685 This law firm is acting as a debt collector. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. EXHIBIT A ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND LYING AND BEING IN LAND LOT 85 OF THE 13TH DISTRICT, 1ST SECTION, LUMPKIN COUNTY, GEORGIA, LOT 34, PARKS RIDGE SUBDIVISION, AS PER PLAT RECORDED IN PLAT CABINET 1, SLIDE 82, PAGES 32A-38, LUMPKIN COUNTY RECORDS, SAID PLAT BEING INCORPORATED HEREIN BY REFERENCE THERETO. OUR FILE NUMBER: 0000492NGA08

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NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE UNDER POWER

LUMPKIN COUNTY, GEORGIA

THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in a Security Deed given by Khrista Lee Keys to Union Planters Bank, N.A., dated February 24, 2003, and recorded in Deed Book W30, Page 346, Lumpkin County, Georgia Records, conveying the after-described property to secure a Note in the original principal amount of Seventy Thousand Fifty and 0/100 dollars ($70,050.00), with interest thereon as set forth therein, there will be sold at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the courthouse door of Lumpkin County, Georgia, within the legal hours of sale on November 5, 2013, the following described property: All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in Land Lot 436 of the 5th District, 1st Section of Lumpkin County, Georgia, being 1.00 acres, more or less, together with all improvements located thereon, and being more particularly set out on a plat of survey dated December 28, 1998, prepared for Vernon Grizzle by J.A. Page, Jr., Georgia Registered Land Surveyor. This plat is recorded in Plat Cabinet 1, Slide, 24, Plat 80B, Lumpkin County Records, and is incorporated herein by reference for a more detailed description. Together with that certain housing unit which was formerly personal but is now permanently annexed and affixed to the above described land as a permanent improvement, and all rights there unto appertaining. This property is conveyed subject to all easements for roads and utilities in use or of record. The debt secured by said Security Deed has been and is hereby declared due because of, among other possible events of default, failure to pay the indebtedness as and when due and in the manner provided in the Note and Security Deed. The debt remaining in default, this sale will be made for the purpose of paying the same and all expenses of this sale, as provided in Security Deed and by law, including attorney's fees (notice of intent to collect attorney's fees having been given). Your mortgage servicer can be contacted at (800) 748-9498 - Loss Mitigation Dept, or by writing to 605 S. Perry, P.O. Box 5640, Montgomery, Alabama 36102-5640, to discuss possible alternatives to avoid foreclosure. Said property will be sold subject to any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien, but not yet due and payable), 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. To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party in possession of the property is Khrista Lee Keys or tenant(s); and said property is more commonly known as 1075 Jess Grizzle Road, Dahlonega, GA 30533. The sale will be conducted subject to (1) confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code (2) final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan with the holder of the security deed and (3) any right of redemption or other lien not extinguished by foreclosure. Regions Bank successor by merger to Union Planters Bank, N.A. successor by merger with Union Planters Mortgage, Inc. as Attorney in Fact for Khrista Lee Keys. Brock & Scott, PLLC 4360 Chamblee Dunwoody Road Suite 310 Atlanta, GA 30341 404-789-2661 B&S file no.: 13-17735

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IN THE PROBATE COURT COUNTY OF LUMPKIN STATE OF GEORGIA Re: ESTATE OF MARIE E. KREBS, DECEASED ESTATE NO. 2013-PS-106 PETITION BY PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR WAIVER OF BOND AND/OR GRANT OF CERTAIN POWERS

NOTICE

Michael K. Krebs has petitioned for waiver of bond and/or for the grant of certain powers contained in O.C.G.A.§53-12-261 in regard to the above estate. All interested parties are hereby notified to show cause why said petition should not be granted. All objections to the petition must be in writing, setting forth the grounds of any such objections, and must be filed with the court on or before November 4, 2013. All pleadings/objections must be signed before a notary public or before a probate court clerk, and filing fees must be tendered with your pleadings/objections unless you qualify to file as indigent party. If any objections are filed, the petition may be denied or a hearing will be scheduled for a later date. If no objections are filed, the petition may be granted without a hearing. Given under my hand and official seal, the 4th day of October, 2013. Michael Chastain Judge of the Probate Court Issued by: Shelley Wilson Clerk of the Probate Court

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PETITION FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION NOTICE

Probate Court, County of Lumpkin, State of Georgia Re:Estate of Clayton Maxwell Hair, Deceased Estate No-2013-LA-111 Bobbie Hair Holcombe and Frank L. Hair have petitioned to be appointed Administrator of the estate of Clayton Maxwell Hair, deceased, of said County. The petitioner has also applied for waiver of bond and/or grant of certain powers contained in O.C.G.A.§53-12-261. All interested parties are hereby notified to show cause why said petition should not be granted. All objections to the petition must be in writing, setting forth the grounds of any such objections, must be filed with the Court on or before November 18, 2013. All pleadings/objections must be signed under oath before notary public or before a probate court clerk, and filing fees must be tendered with your pleadings/objections, unless you qualify to file as an indigent party. Contact probate court personnel at the following address/telephone number 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. Michael A. Chastain Probate Judge by:Shelley Wilson Probate Clerk 325 Riley Road,Room-122 Dahlonega, Georgia30533 706-864-3847

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PETITION FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION NOTICE

Probate Court, County of Lumpkin, State of Georgia Re:Estate of Lester G. Spencer, Deceased Estate No-2013-LA-107 Sandra Michelle Stokes has petitioned to be appointed Administrator of the estate of Lester G. Spencer deceased, of said County. The petitioner has also applied for waiver of bond and/or grant of certain powers contained in O.C.G.A. §53-12-261. All interested parties are hereby notified to show cause why said petition should not be granted. All objections to the petition must be in writing, setting forth the grounds of any such objections, and must be filed with the Court on or before November 12, 2013. All pleadings/objections must be signed under oath before a notary public or before a probate court clerk, and filing fees must be tendered with your pleadings/objections, unless you qualify to file as an indigent party. Contact probate court personnel at the following address/telephone number 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. Michael A. Chastain Probate Judge by:Shelley Wilson Probate Clerk 325 Riley Road,Room-122 Dahlonega, Georgia 30533 706-864-3847

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STATE OF GEORGIA COUNTY OF LUMPKIN

NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER

Because of a default in the payment of the indebtedness secured by a Security Deed executed by Lisa D. Odom and Phillip L. Odom to Regions Bank DBA Regions Mortgage dated September 28, 2006, and recorded in Deed Book 1008, Page 440, Lumpkin County Records, securing a Note in the original principal amount of $113,795.00, 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 5, 2013, 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 377 of the 5th District, 1st Section of Lumpkin County, Georgia, consisting of 2.000 acres, more or less, together with all improvements located thereon, and being more particularly set out on a plat of survey dated May 16, 2003 prepared for Barbara Greene by John T. Gaston, Georgia Registered Land Surveyor. This plat is recorded in Plat Cabinet 1, Slide 92, Plat 36B, Lumpkin County Records and is incorporated herein by reference for a more detailed description. Also conveyed herewith is a perpetual, non-exclusive easement for water service from the well located on adjacent property as stated on the above referenced plat of survey. Said easement shall run along and with the existing water lines, wherever they may lie, to the well and shall be 5 feet on either side of the water lines and around the well. This property is conveyed subject to perpetual, non-exclusive easements twenty feet in width along and with the two existing gravel drives which cross the subject property and provide access to the adjacent property as shown on the above referenced plat of survey. This property is conveyed subject to all easements for public roads and utilities in use or of record. Said property is known as 648 Nimblewill Church Road, Dahlonega, GA 30533, together with all fixtures and personal property attached to and constituting a part of said property, if any. Said property will be sold subject to any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien, whether or not now due and payable), the right of redemption of any taxing authority, any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, any assessments, liens, encumbrances, zoning ordinances, restrictions, covenants, and matters of record superior to the Security Deed first set out above. The proceeds of said sale will be applied to the payment of said indebtedness and all expenses of said sale as provided in said Deed, and the balance, if any, will be distributed as provided by law. The sale will be conducted subject (1) to confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and (2) to final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan with the secured creditor. The property is or may be in the possession of Lisa D. Odom and Phillip L. Odom, successor in interest or tenant(s). Regions Bank DBA Regions Mortgage as Attorney-in-Fact for Lisa D. Odom and Phillip L. Odom File no. 12-027581 SHAPIRO, SWERTFEGER & HASTY, LLP* Attorneys and Counselors at Law 2872 Woodcock Blvd., Suite 100?Atlanta, GA 30341-3941 (770) 220-2535/CH www.swertfeger.net *THE LAW FIRM IS ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. [FC-NOS]

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NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS

STATE OF GEORGIA COUNTY OF LUMPKIN

All creditors of the Estate of Lois G. Frechette, deceased, late of said county and state, are hereby notified to render in their demands to the undersigned according to law, and all persons indebted to the Estate are required to make immediate payment to us. This 27th day of September, 2013. Frederick Frechette and Mary Frechette, Co-Executors of the Estate of Lois G. Frechette. Joy L. Edelberg, Horne & Edelberg, P.C. Post Office Box 37 Dahlonega, Georgia 30533

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NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER

GEORGIA, LUMPKIN COUNTY

Because of default in the payment of the indebtedness, secured by a Security Deed executed by Lori Shayna Sherrill A/K/A Lori S. Sherrill and Douglas Ray Sherrill A/K/A Douglas R. Sherrill to JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. dated March 3, 2005 in the amount of $157,000.00, and recorded in Deed Book I 35, Page 658, Lumpkin County, Georgia Records; as last transferred to JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association by assignment; the undersigned, JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association 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, 2013 , during the legal hours of sale, at the Courthouse door in Lumpkin 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 642 in the 12th District, 1st Section, of Lumpkin County, Georgia, consisting of 1.300 acres more or less, being Lot 5 of Martins Grove Subdivision, Phase Two, and being more fully described and delineated according to a plat of survey prepared August 29, 1996 by Michael S. Kelley, Georgia Registered Surveyor, which is recorded in Plat Book 30, Page 32, Lumpkin County, Georgia Records, which is incorporated by reference herein. which has the property address of 447 Alex Drive, Dahlonega, Georgia, together with all fixtures and other personal property conveyed by said deed. The sale will be held subject to any unpaid taxes, assessments, rights-of-way, 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. Notice has been also given, in writing and by certified mail, return receipt requested, to the borrower, of the name, address, and telephone number of the individual or entity who shall have full authority to negotiate, amend, and modify all terms of the Security Deed and the note thereby secured in accordance with O.C.G.A. Section 44-14-162.2(a). To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party (or parties) in possession of the subject property is (are): Lori Shayna Sherrill A/K/A Lori S. Sherrill and Douglas Ray Sherrill A/K/A Douglas R. Sherrill or tenant or tenants 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. Pursuant to O.C.G.A. 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: JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association 800 Brooksedge Blvd., Floor 2 Westerville, OH 43081 Phone Number: 866-550-5705. The foregoing notwithstanding, nothing in O.G.C.A. 44-14-162.2 shall require the secured creditor to negotiate, amend or modify the terms of the mortgage instrument. JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association Attorney in Fact for Lori Shayna Sherrill A/K/A Lori S. Sherrill and Douglas Ray Sherrill A/K/A Douglas R. Sherrill McCurdy & Candler, L.L.C. (404) 373-1612 www.mccurdycandler.com The Dahlonega Nugget Publication Dates:10-09-2013, 10-16-2013, 10-23-2013, 10-30-2013 File No. 11-07079 /FHLMC/mtucker 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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NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS

To: All Creditors of Nancy Callie Ridley, late of Lumpkin County, Georgia On behalf of Nancy Callie Ridley, now deceased, you are hereby notified, pursuant to O.C.G.A. 53-7-92, to render in your demands and claims to and all persons who claim indebtedness by Nancy Callie Ridley: Nancy Callie Ridley c/o Kevin Tharpe - Executor of the Estate 405 Broad St. SE Gainesville, GA 30501

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NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER

GEORGIA, LUMPKIN COUNTY

By virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Security Deed from RICHARD A. BROWN AND MELINDA B. BROWN to MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. AS NOMINEE FOR W.J. BRADLEY MORTGAGE CAPITAL CORP., AN OREGON CORPORATION, dated June 23, 2009, recorded June 29, 2009, in Deed Book 1135, Page 634, Lumpkin County, Georgia Records, said Security Deed having been given to secure a Note of even date in the original principal amount of Two Hundred Thousand Three Hundred Five and 00/100 dollars ($200,305.00), with interest thereon as provided for therein, said Security Deed having been last sold, assigned and transferred to Nationstar Mortgage LLC, there will be sold at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the courthouse door of Lumpkin County, Georgia, within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in November, 2013, all property described in said Security Deed including but not limited to the following described property: ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND LYING AND BEING IN LAND LOT 463 OF THE 12TH DISTRICT, 1ST SECTION, LUMPKIN COUNTY, GEORGIA, BEING LOT 57, BROOKWOOD SUBDIVISION, AS PER PLAT RECORDED IN PLAT CABINET ONE, SLIDE 139, PAGE 161, LUMPKIN COUNTY, GEORGIA RECORDS, WHICH PLAT IS INCORPORATED HEREIN AND MADE A PART HEREOF BY REFERENCE. Said legal description being controlling, however the property is more commonly known as 121 BROOKWOODS LANE, DAHLONEGA, GA 30533. The indebtedness secured by said Security Deed has been and is hereby declared due because of default under the terms of said Security Deed and Note. The indebtedness remaining in default, this sale will be made for the purpose of paying the same, all expenses of the sale, including attorneys` fees (notice to collect same having been given) and all other payments provided for under the terms of the Security Deed and Note. Said property will be sold on an "as-is" basis without any representation, warranty or recourse against the above-named or the undersigned. The sale will also be subject to the following items which may affect the title: 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; matters which would be disclosed by an accurate survey or by an inspection of the property; all zoning ordinances; assessments; liens; encumbrances; restrictions; covenants, and any other matters of record superior to said Security Deed. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the owner and party in possession of the property is RICHARD A. BROWN AND MELINDA B. BROWN, or tenants(s). 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. The entity having full authority to negotiate, amend or modify all terms of the loan (although not required by law to do so) is: Nationstar Mortgage, LLC, Loss Mitigation Dept., 350 Highland Drive, Lewisville, TX 75076, Telephone Number: 888-850-9398 ext 3705. NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC as Attorney in Fact for RICHARD A. BROWN AND MELINDA B. BROWN THE BELOW LAW FIRM MAY BE HELD TO BE ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR, UNDER FEDERAL LAW. IF SO, ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Attorney Contact: Rubin Lublin, LLC, 3740 Davinci Court, Suite 150, Peachtree Corners, GA 30092 Telephone Number: (877) 813-0992 Case No. NAT-13-06080-0002 Ad Run Dates 10/09/2013, 10/16/2013, 10/23/2013, 10/30/2013 www.rubinlublin.com/property-listings.php

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NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER

THIS LAW FIRM IS ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. By virtue of the power of sale contained in that certain Security Deed from THOMAS A. STARK and DIANA H. STARK to FIRST GEORGIA BANKING COMPANY, dated the 30th day of May, 2008, and recorded in Deed Book 1098 at Page 269, in the Records of the Clerk of Superior Court, Lumpkin County, as re-recorded to place the notary signature in the appropriate block at Deed Book 1103, Page 244, aforesaid records (the "Security Deed"), as assigned to CertusBank, N.A. by virtue of that certain Receiver's Assignment of Loan Documents from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation acting as receiver for First Georgia Banking Company, dated May 20, 2011, recorded at Deed Book 1214, Page 328, aforesaid records, there will be offered for sale at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the Courthouse door of said County during the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in November, 2013, the following described property: ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND LYING AND BEING IN LAND LOT 1093 OF THE 12th DISTRICT, 1st SECTION OF LUMPKIN COUNTY AND BEING LOT 1006 OF BIRCH RIVER SUBDIVISION N/K/A ACHASTA, UNIT 10, AND AS MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED ON THAT CERTAIN PLAT OF SURVEY REOCRDED AT CABINET ONE, SLIDE 115, PLAT 82-87, LUMPKIN COUNTY, GEORGIA RECORDS. The debt secured by said Security Deed has been and is hereby declared due because of, among other possible events of default, failure to pay the indebtedness as and when due and in the manner provided in the Note and Security Deed. The debt remaining in default, this sale will be made for the purpose of paying the same and all expenses of this sale, as provided in Security Deed and by law, including attorney's fees (notice of intent to collect attorney's fees having been given). Said property will be sold subject to any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien, but not yet due and payable), any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, any assessments, liens, encumbrances, zoning ordinances, restrictions, covenants, special assessments; all outstanding bills for public utilities which constitute liens upon said property; any rights of redemption, if applicable, by the United States of America, pursuant to 26 U.S.C. 7425(d)(1); and matters of record superior to the Security Deed first set out above. The entity that has full authority to negotiate, amend, and modify all terms of the mortgage with the debtor is: CertusBank, N.A., 100 Tom Reeve Drive, Carrollton, Georgia 30117. Please understand that the secured creditor is not required by law to negotiate, amend, or modify the terms of the mortgage instrument. To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party in possession of the property is Thomas A. Stark and Diana H. Stark, or a tenant or tenants. 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. CERTUSBANK, N.A. Attorney-in-Fact for Thomas A. Stark and Diana H. Stark Alissa Cummo, Esq. MAHAFFEY PICKENS TUCKER, LLP 1550 North Brown Road Suite 125 Lawrenceville, Georgia 30043 (770) 232-0000

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NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER

STATE OF GEORGIA COUNTY OF LUMPKIN

Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained with that certain Security Deed dated June 7, 2004, from Tina Walden to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for Primary Captial Advisors LC, recorded on June 7, 2004 in Deed Book W33 at Page 105, Lumpkin County, Georgia Records, having been last sold, assigned, transferred and conveyed to HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE HOLDERS OF THE SARM 2004-12 TRUST by Assignment and said Security Deed having been given to secure a note dated June 7, 2004, in the amount of $258,400.00, 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 Lumpkin County, Georgia, on November 5, 2013, the following described real property (hereinafter referred to as the "Property"): ALL THAT TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND LYING AND BEING IN LAND LOT 979 AND 980 OF THE 12 DISTRICT AND 1ST SECTION OF LUMPKIN COUNTY, GEORGIA, BEING ALL OF LOT 145, SKY COUNTRY PHASE 5, ACCORDING TO A PLAT OF SAME RECORDED AT PLAT CABINET 1, SLIDE 88, PLAT 148, LUMPKIN COUNTY, GEORGIA RECORDS, WHICH PLAT IS INCORPORATED HEREIN BY REFERENCE FOR A MORE DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF SUBJECT PROPERTY. 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 is/are Tina Walden. The property, being commonly known as 89 Misty Way, Dahlonega, GA 30533 in Lumpkin County, will be sold as the property of Tina Walden, 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: Nationstar Mortgage, 350 Highland Drive, Lewisville, TX 75067, 469-549-3019 . 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 HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE HOLDERS OF THE SARM 2004-12 TRUST as Attorney in Fact for Tina Walden 100 Galleria Parkway, Suite 960 Atlanta, GA 30339 Phone: (866) 690-0418 By: James E. Albertelli, Esq. 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. JEA - 13-118508 A-4417327 10/09/2013, 10/16/2013, 10/23/2013, 10/30/2013

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REQUEST FOR VARIANCE TO LUMPKIN COUNY LAND USE CODE

ASK Gilburth Inc. is requesting a variance to the Section 27-139 c (1) (b) of the land Use Code to operate a rehabilitation center located at 129 Centerpoint Dr. This request will be heard by the Lumpkin County Planning Commission on Tuesday November 12th, 2013 at 6:00 pm at the Lumpkin County Administration Building located at 99 Courthouse Hill. Please enter building through the back door.

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NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE UNDER POWER

LUMPKIN COUNTY, GEORGIA THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in a Security Deed given by William Gregory Wood and Kerry Jeannette Wood to SunTrust Mortgage, Inc., dated December 15, 2006, and recorded in Deed Book 1018, Page 692, Lumpkin County, Georgia Records, as last transferred to SunTrust Bank by assignment to be recorded, Lumpkin County, Georgia Records, conveying the after-described property to secure a Note in the original principal amount of One Hundred Sixteen Thousand and 0/100 dollars ($116,000.00), with interest thereon as set forth therein, there will be sold at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the courthouse door of Lumpkin County, Georgia, within the legal hours of sale on November 5, 2013, the following described property: All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in Land Lot 109 of the 13th District, 1st Section of Lumpkin County, Georgia, and being Lot 34 of Winfield Station Subdivision, as shown on a plat of survey for said subdivision by John T. Gatson, GRLS No. 2821, dated October 13, 2000 and recorded in Plat Cabinet 1, Slide 61, Page 16B, Lumpkin County, Georgia Records, which plat is incorporated herein and made a part hereof by reference. The debt secured by said Security Deed has been and is hereby declared due because of, among other possible events of default, failure to pay the indebtedness as and when due and in the manner provided in the Note and Security Deed. The debt remaining in default, this sale will be made for the purpose of paying the same and all expenses of this sale, as provided in Security Deed and by law, including attorney's fees (notice of intent to collect attorney's fees having been given). Your mortgage servicer can be contacted at (800) 443-1032 - Loss Mitigation Dept, or by writing to PO Box 27767, Richmond, Virginia 23261, to discuss possible alternatives to avoid foreclosure. Said property will be sold subject to any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien, but not yet due and payable), 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. To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party in possession of the property is William Gregory Wood and Kerry Jeannette Wood or tenant(s); and said property is more commonly known as Lot 34 Winfield Station, Dawsonville, GA 30534. The sale will be conducted subject to (1) confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code (2) final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan with the holder of the security deed and (3) any right of redemption or other lien not extinguished by foreclosure. SunTrust Bank as Attorney in Fact for William Gregory Wood and Kerry Jeannette Wood. Brock & Scott, PLLC 4360 Chamblee Dunwoody Road Suite 310 Atlanta, GA 30341 404-789-2661 B&S file no.: 13-18079

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NOTICE OF INTENT TO VOLUNTARILY DISSOLVE A CORPORATION

Notice is given that a notice of intent to dissolve Ying Yang, Inc., a Georgia Corporation with its registered office at 206 Cherokee Trace, Dahlonega, GA 30533 has been delivered to the Secretary of State for filing in accordance with the Georgia Business Code (O.C.G.A. 14-2-1403). Pursuant to O.C.G.A. §14-2-1407, any party with a claim against the corporation shall mail any such claim to 206 Cherokee Trace, Dahlonega, Georgia, 30533 and state the name of the claimant; the address of the claimant; the telephone number of the claimant; the amount of the claim; and the nature of the claim. Except for claims that are contingent at the time of the filing of the notice of intent to dissolve, a claim against the corporation not otherwise barred will be barred unless a proceeding to enforce the claim is commenced within two years after the publication of the notice.
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