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Thursday, September 18, 2014

700 – Legals

Amended Notice of Foreclosure Sale
14-SP-75 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made by RICHARD C. HAMMOND to PHILIP E. GREER, Trustee(s), dated the 19th day of MAY, 2011 and recorded in BOOK 1009, PAGE 35, COLUMBUS County Registry, North Carolina, Default having been made in the payment of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, ANDERSON & STRICKLAND, P.A., having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by an instrument duly recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds of COLUMBUS County, North Carolina and the holder of the note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the Courthouse Door, in the City of WHITEVILLE, COLUMBUS County, North Carolina at 11:30 A.M. ON SEPTEMBER 30th, 2014, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following real estate situated in the County of COLUMBUS, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Lying and being in Waccamaw Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: BEGINNING at an iron stake in the Southern edge of the right of way of East Oak Avenue, said stake being located 668.0 feet South 86 degrees 30 minutes East from the Southeast intersection of East Oak Avenue and Pecan Lane (Wananish to Lake Waccamaw public highway); and runs thence with the Southern edge of the right of way of East Oak Avenue South 86 degrees 30 minutes East 142.7 feet to a stake; thence South 4 degrees 10 minutes West 211.5 feet to a stake in a ditch; thence North 86 degrees 30 minutes West 142.7 feet to a stake on the same ditch; thence North 4 degrees 10 minutes East 211.5 feet to the BEGINNING stake containing seven-tenths (7/10) acre, more or less. And being the same property conveyed to Walter Edison Etheridge and wife, Estelle Holt Etheridge, by Deed dated June 14, 1957, recorded in Book 214, Page 169, and by a Deed of Correction dated April 20, 1967, recorded in Book 248, Page 219, Columbus County Registry. Being the same property conveyed by Walter Edison Etheridge and wife, Estelle Holt Etheridge, to Lloyd P. Canady and wife, Betty S. Canady, by Deed dated September 26, 1969, recorded in Book 256, Page 266, Columbus County Registry. The above described property is the same as Tract Three of Deed dated June 27, 1991, from Lloyd Paul Canady to Betty Sellers Canady recorded in Book 421, Page 522, Columbus County Registry. Reference is made to the Estate File of Betty Sue Canady in 05-E-352, in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court for Columbus County, North Carolina. This being the same property as conveyed in that certain Deed from Patricia Canady Hinson and husband, Michael Hinson; Roger Paul Canady and wife, Suzanne M. Canady, to Christopher M. Johnson and wife, Heather M. Johnson, dated April 18, 2006, recorded iri Book 85O, Page 162, Columbus County Registry. Also being the same property described in Trustee’s Deed recorded in Book 986, Page 655, Columbus County Registry. Also being the same property conveyed to Custom Properties of Whiteville, LLC, by Deed dated December 2, 2010, recorded in Book 998, Page 131, Columbus County Registry. Said property being located at: 205 E. OAK STREET, LAKE WACCAMAW, NC 28450 PRESENT RECORD OWNER BEING: RICHARD C. HAMMOND Trustee may, in the Trustee’s sole discretion, delay the sale for up to one hour as provided in N.C.G.S. 45-21.23. Also, this property is being sold subject to all taxes, special assessments, and prior liens or encumbrances of record and any recorded releases. Should the property be purchased by a third party, that person must pay the statutory final assessment fee of forty-five cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ( $100.00 ) required by N.C.G.S. 7A-308 (a) (1), and any applicable county and/or state land transfer tax and/or revenue tax. Any successful bidder shall be required to tender the full balance of the purchase price so bid, in cash or certified check, at the time the Substitute Trustee tenders to him a deed for the property or attempts to tender such deed, and should said successful bidder fail to pay the full balance of the purchase price so bid, at that time he shall remain liable on his bid as provided for in N.C.G.S. 45-21.30(d) and (e). The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust/security agreement, or both, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either the Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. A cash deposit or cashier’s check (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. That an Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to N.C.G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. This the 8th day of September, 2014. Michael W. Strickland, as Attorney for and President of ANDERSON & STRICKLAND, P.A Substitute Trustee 210 East Russell Street, Suite 104 Fayetteville, North Carolina 28301 910-483-3300 September 18, 25, 2014


Amended Notice of Substitute Trustee’s Foreclosure Sale of Real Property
UNDER AND BY VIRTUE of the power and authority contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed and delivered by Sharon Buffkin and Stephen Buffkin, dated 10/09/2006 and recorded on 10/10/2006, in Book RB 867 at Page 693, in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Columbus County, North Carolina; and because of default in the payment of the indebtedness secured thereby and failure to carry out and perform the stipulations and agreements contained therein and, pursuant to demand of the holder of the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will place for sale, at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash at the usual place of sale at Columbus County Courthouse, in Tabor City, North Carolina, on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 10:00 AM that parcel of land, including improvements thereon, situated, lying and being in the City of Tabor City, County of Columbus, State of North Carolina, and being more particular described as follows: All that certain tract or parcel of land lying about 3 miles southeast of the center of Tabor City, NC, adjacent to and on the western side of SR 1130, Norris Road, about 0.25 miles south of SR I 006, Will Inman Road and adjoining the lands of Marie S. Buffkin on all other sides and being more particularly described as follows: BEGINNING at a iron pipe set in the western right of way line (60 ft. right of way) of SR 1130, Norris Road, said iron pipe being located North 89 degrees 09 minutes 40 seconds West 30.06 feet from a mag nail set in the center of SR 1130, Norris Road, this mag nail being located South 15 degrees 39 minutes 34 seconds West 1264.80 feet from a pk nail found in the centerline intersection of SR 1130, Norris Road, at its intersection with SR 1006, Will Inman Road and runs thence from said beginning iron pipe with the western right of way line of SR 1130, Norris Road, South 17 degrees 02 minutes 40 seconds West 130.0 feet to a iron pipe set in said western right of way line (this iron pipe being located North 19 degrees 54 minutes 38 seconds East 312.18 feet from a iron rod found, the 5th corner of the 6 1/2 acre tract of which this is a part; thence from said iron pipe set, North 89 degrees 09 minutes 40 seconds West 230.0 feet to a iron pipe set; thence North 17 degrees 02 minutes 40 seconds East 130.0 feet to a iron pipe set; thence South 89 degrees 09 minutes 40 seconds East 230.0 feet to the beginning containing 0.66 acres more or less. And being a part of that 6 1/2 acre tract conveyed by Michael H. Stephens and wife, Brenda H. Stephens to Marie S. Buffkin by deed dated 21 April 2006 and recorded in Deed Book 850, Page 344, Columbus County Registry. Bearings referenced to Deed Book 577, Page 47. Address of Property: 485 Norris Road, Tabor City, NC 28463 Present Record Owner: Sharon Buffkin and Stephen Buffkin. The terms of the sale are that the real property hereinbefore described will be sold for cash to the highest bidder. The Substitute Trustee reserves the right to require a cash deposit or a certified check not to exceed the greater of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or seven hundred fifty Dollars ($750.00). In the event that the holder is exempt from paying the same, the successful bidder may also be required to pay revenue stamps on the Trustee’s Deed, any Land Transfer Tax, and the tax required by N.C.G.S. ¤7A-308 (a) (1). The real property hereinabove described is being offered for sale ”AS IS, WHERE ISa’nd wil’l be sold subject to all superior liens, unpaid taxes, and special assessments. Other conditions will be announced at the sale. The sale will be held open for ten (10) days for upset bids as by law required. If the Substitute Trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey title include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the sale and reinstatement of the loan without knowledge of the Substitute Trustee(s). If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the Substitute Trustee(s), in its/their sole discretion, if it/they believe(s) the challenge to have merit, may declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. Additional Notice where the Real Property is Residential with less than 15 Rental Units: An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. ¤ 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the Clerk of Superior Court of the County in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of termination. Dated: July 22, 2014 The Hunoval Law Firm, PLLC, Attorney for Poore Substitute Trustee, LTD as Substitute Trustee By: Cameron D. Scott 501 Minuet Lane, Suite 104-A Charlotte, NC 28217 Posted: Witness: Assistant/Deputy Clerk of Superior Court 704-334-7114 110.016896AT/Buffkin FEI # 1082.00454 September 11, 18, 2014


Notice of Public Hearing Whiteville City Council
The Whiteville City Council will hold a public hearing as follows: Date: September 23, 2014 Time: 6:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the agenda will allow Meeting Location: Whiteville City Hall, 317 S. Madison St. Conditional Use Permit: Request from Ashley Alderman & Crystal Watts for a conditional use permit at 426 South Lee Street for a child care facility. Citizens interested in the proposal are invited to attend and participate in the public hearing. Changes may be made in the above proposal as a result of debate, objection, or discussion. Hiram J. Marziano, II City of Whiteville Planning Director 910-640-1380 September 11, 18, 2014


Notice of Service of Process by Publication
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA”””” IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE COUNTY OF COLUMBUS DISTRICT COURT DIVISION FILE NO.:14 cv 311 COUNTY OF COLUMBUS and TOWN OF TABOR CITY, Plaintiff”” vs NATASHA SUMTER (Adgerson); ROBERT LEE ADGERSON; HELEN RIGGINS; TRANSOUTH MORTGAGE CORPORTATION, Beneficiary (Lienholder); TOWN OF TABOR CITY, Beneficiary (Lienholder), Defendants To: ROBERT LEE ADGERSON and HELEN RIGGINS, above named Defendants: Take notice that a pleading seeking relief against the Defendants NATASHA SUMTER (Adgerson), ROBERT LEE ADGERSON and HELEN RIGGINS and naming you as a Defendant has been filed in the above entitled action. The nature of the relief being sought is as follows: Tax Foreclosure for the collection of past due Columbus County and Town of Tabor City, NC property taxes. You are required to make defense to such pleading not later than the 22nd day of October, 2014, said date being 40 days from the first publication of this notice and upon your failure to do so the party seeking service against you will apply to the court for the relief sought. This the 9th day of September, 2014. WILLIAM E. WOOD ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF 100 COURTHOUSE SQUARE WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 TELEPHONE: 910-642-3965 STATE BAR NO.: 5901 September 11, 18, 25, 2014


Notice of Service of Process by Publication
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA”””” IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE COUNTY OF COLUMBUS DISTRICT COURT DIVISION FILE NO.:14 CV 995 COUNTY OF COLUMBUS and TOWN OF SANDYFIELD, Plaintiffs”” vs MILDRED HUDSON JACOBS; VIDAL HUDSON JONES; ARZORA HUDSON WILLIAMS; EDDIE HUDSON; LUCILLE JACOBS GRAHAM, MARGARET JACOBS BROWN, MAGALENE DAVIS WILLIAMS, BABRARA JACOBS McDOWELL; HENRY KEATON; VELMA HUDSON and any UNKNOWN HEIRS OF GEORGIANA FLORENCE HUDSON, Defendants To: UNKNOWN HEIRS OF GEORGIANA FLORENCE HUDSON, above named Defendant: Take notice that a pleading seeking relief against the Defendants MILDRED HUDSON JACOBS, VIDAL HUDSON JONES, ARZORA HUDSON WILLIAMS, EDDIE HUDSON, LUCILLE JACOBS GRAHAM, MARGARET JACOBS BROWN, MAGALENE DAVIS WILLIAMS, BABRARA JACOBS McDOWELL, HENRY KEATON, VELMA HUDSON and any UNKNOWN HEIRS OF GEORGIANA FLORENCE HUDSON and naming you as a Defendant has been filed in the above entitled action. The nature of the relief being sought is as follows: Tax Foreclosure for the collection of past due Columbus County and Town of Sandyfield, NC property taxes. You are required to make defense to such pleading not later than the 29nd day of October, 2014, said date being 40 days from the first publication of this notice and upon your failure to do so the party seeking service against you will apply to the court for the relief sought. This the 16th day of September, 2014. WILLIAM E. WOOD ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF 100 COURTHOUSE SQUARE WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 TELEPHONE: 910/642-3965 STATE BAR NO.: 5901 Sept. 18, 25, Oct. 2, 2014


Notice of Service of Process by Publication
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY In the General District Court Amanda Marie Davis vs. Daniel Lynn Davis File #: 14 CVD 340 TO: Daniel Lynn Davis Take notice that a pleading seeking relief from you has been filed in the above-entitled action. The nature of the relief being sought is as follows: Amanda Marie Davis is seeking the court to grant her an Absolute Divorce, Child Custody, Visitation and Attorney’s Fees from Daniel Lynn Davis. You are required to make defense to such pleading no later than forty (40) days from September 4, 2014, and upon your failure to do so, the parties seeking service against you will apply to the Court for the relief sought. This the 4th day of September, 2014. H. Griffith Garner Attorney for Amanda Marie Davis 609 N. Madison St. Whiteville, N. C. 28472 September 4, 11, 18, 2014


Notice of Service of Process by Publication
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE COUNTY OF COLUMBUS DISTRICT COURT DIVISION FILE NO.: 14 CV 1034 COUNTY OF COLUMBUS and TOWN OF TABOR CITY, Plaintiff vs IRIS BELLAMY; RUBY BELLAMY FRINK; UNKNOWN HEIRS OF WALTER BELLAMY, Defendants To: UNKNOWN HEIRS OF WALTER BELLAMY, above named Defendant: Take notice that a pleading seeking relief against the Defendants IRIS BELLAMY, RUBY BELLAMY FRINK and UNKNOWN HEIRS OF WALTER BELLAMY and naming you as a Defendant has been filed in the above entitled action. The nature of the relief being sought is as follows: Tax Foreclosure for the collection of past due Columbus County and Town of Tabor City, NC property taxes. You are required to make defense to such pleading not later than the 29nd day of October, 2014, said date being 40 days from the first publication of this notice and upon your failure to do so the party seeking service against you will apply to the court for the relief sought. This the 16th day of September, 2014. WILLIAM E. WOOD ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF 100 COURTHOUSE SQUARE WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 TELEPHONE: 910/642-3965 STATE BAR NO.: 5901 Sept. 18, 25, Oct. 2, 2014


Notice of Special Meeting Lake Waccamaw Board of Commissioners
The Lake Waccamaw Board of Commissioners will conduct a called meeting on Friday September 19, 2014 for the purpose of discussing water, sewer and drainage issues with the Town’ engineering firm. The meeting will be held at the Lake Waccamaw Town Hall located at 205 Flemington Drive at 9AM. The public is encouraged to attend. Mayor Daniel Hilburn Town of Lake Waccamaw 205 Flemington Drive Lake Waccamaw, NC 28450 910-646-3700 September 15, 18, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Administratrix of the ESTATE OF CLOVIE S. WARD, late of Columbus County, North Carolina, I, pursuant to N.C.G.S. 28A-14-1, hereby notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the decedent to present them to the undersigned by the 18th day of December, 2014 or this notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to the Estate will make immediate payment to the undersigned. This the 18th day of September, 2014. WANDA W. TODD, ADMINISTRATRIX 2225 HERITAGE ROAD LORIS, SC 29569 DENNIS T. WORLEY WRIGHT, WORLEY, POPE, EKSTER & MOSS, PLLC ATTORNEYS FOR THE ESTATE P.O. BOX 457 TABOR CITY, NC 28463 910-653-2082 Sept. 18, 25, October 2, 9, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Administratrix of the ESTATE OF IVAN CASTREJON GARCIA, late of Columbus County, North Carolina, I, pursuant to N.C.G.S. 28A-14-1, hereby notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the decedent to present them to the undersigned by the 10th day of December, 2014 or this notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to the Estate will make immediate payment to the undersigned. This the 11th day of September, 2014. FRANCISCO CASTREJON, ADMINISTRATOR 1310 HOME HARRELSON ROAD WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 PAUL J. EKSTER WRIGHT, WORLEY, POPE, EKSTER & MOSS, PLLC ATTORNEYS FOR THE ESTATE P.O. BOX 457 TABOR CITY, NC 28463 910-653-2082 Sept. 11, 18, 25 Oct. 2, 2014.


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Executor of the ESTATE OF JAMES RONALD BELL, late of Columbus County, North Carolina, I, pursuant to N.C.G.S. 28A-14-1, hereby notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the decedent to present them to the undersigned by the 11th day of December, 2014 or this notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to the Estate will make immediate payment to the undersigned. This the 11th day of September, 2014. TERRY BELL, EXECUTOR 200 MIRIAM LANE TABOR CITY, NC 28463 DENNIS T. WORLEY WRIGHT, WORLEY, POPE, EKSTER & MOSS, PLLC ATTORNEYS FOR THE ESTATE P.O. BOX 457 TABOR CITY, NC 28463 910-653-2082 Sept. 11, 18, 25, Oct. 2, 2014.


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Executrix of the Estate of Elsie Faye Williamson, deceased, of Columbus County, State of North Carolina, the undersigned does pursuant to N.C.G.S. ¤ 28A-14-1 hereby notify all persons, firms, associations or corporations having claims against the estate of the said decedent to present them to the undersigned on or before the 26th day of November, 2014, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, associations or corporations indebted to the said estate will please make payment immediately. This the 25th day of August, 2014. Phyllis Williamson Pope Executrix of the estate of Elsie Faye Williamson JOHN ALAN HIGH, PLLC Attorney at Law 102 Courthouse Square Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: 910-640-2111 Facsimile: 910-212-7333 August 28, Sept. 4, 11, 18, 2014.


NOTICE TO CREDITORS In the General Court of Justice Columbus County Superior Court Division Before the Clerk File No: 14-E-358 In the Matter of the Estate of MATTIE LOU ASHLEY, deceased Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of MATTIE LOU ASHLEY, late of Columbus County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the said estate to present such claims to the undersigned, William Wade Ashley, at Post Office Box 308, Whiteville, North Carolina 28472 on or before December 11, 2014, a date more than 3 months from the first publication of this notice. Failure to present a claim against the estate within the specified period of time will be pleaded in bar of recovery of the same. All persons indebted to the said estate will please make immediate payment to the said Executor at the stated address. This 3rd day of September, 2014. WILLIAM WADE ASHLEY Executor Junius B. Lee, III Lee & Lee, Attorneys 100 Washington Street Whiteville, NC 28472 Tel: 910-642-3708 Fax: 910-642-9058 September 4, 11, 18, 25, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY The undersigned, CAROLYN B. ALLRED, having qualified as Executrix of the Estate of WILLIAM KENNETH COX, deceased, late of Columbus County, NC, this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned Executrix on or before December 7, 2014 at Powell & Powell, Attorneys, PO Box 428, Whiteville, NC 28472, or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned Executrix. This the 2nd day of September, 2014. CAROLYN B. ALLRED Executrix PO Box 1154 Loris, SC 29569 c/o J. Coburn Powell Powell & Powell, Attorneys PO Box 428 Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: (910) 642-2728 September 4, 11, 18, 25, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS The undersigned, LAURA E. WEBB., has qualified as Administratrix of the Estate of LILA B. SPAULDING, late of Columbus County, and this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned on or before December 18, 2014, pursuant to North Carolina General Statute 28A-14-1, or this notice shall be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned at the following address: This the 18th day of September, 2014. LAURA E. WEBB, ADMINISTRATRIX 2706 Webb Road Lake Waccamaw, NC 28450 Williamson, Walton & Scott, L.L.P. Attorneys at Law P. O. Box 1467 Whiteville, NC 28472 Sept. 18, 25, Oct. 2, 9, 2014


Public Hearing on Contracting to Make An Economic Development Incentive Grant to Assist in the Purchase of the Assets of Carolina Southern Railroad Company
Columbus County proposes to appropriate and expend County funds for the following Economic Development projects pursuant to North Carolina General Statute 158-7.1. The Columbus County Board of Commissioners intends to consider entering into an Economic Development Incentive Grant Contract for a portion of the purchase price of the assets of the Carolina Southern Railroad Company. The County proposes to make annual cash incentive grant payments pursuant to the County Economic Development Incentive Grant Policy, beginning in the first quarter of 2015, or sooner. The economic development incentive grant amount proposed would total $1,800,000 payable in ten annual installments of $180,000 each. The County will fund the payments from available revenues in the County General Fund. The Board of Commissioners believes this project will help stimulate the local economy and create new jobs. The Board will hold a public hearing on the proposed appropriation and expenditure of funds on Monday, October 6, 2014, at 7:00 pm, in the Commissioners’ Chambers, Dempsey B. Herring Courthouse Annex, 112 West Smith Street, Whiteville, NC 28472. The Board invites all interested persons to attend and present their views. This is the 16th of September, 2014 P. Edwin Russ, Chairman Columbus County Board of Commissioners Administrative Building 111 Washington Street Whiteville, NC 28472 Phone: 910-640-6640 September 18, 25, 2014


Public Notice
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA-Part B, Public Law 108.446) Project is presently being amended. The Project describes the special education programs that SEGS Academy proposes for Federal funding for the 2014-2015 School Year. Interested persons are encouraged to review amendments to the Project and make comments concerning the implementation of special education under this Federal Program. All comments will be considered prior to submission of the amended Project to the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction in Raleigh, North Carolina. The IDEA-Part B Project is open to the public for review and comments during the week of August 25, 2014 in the office of Annmarie Johnston located at 44 Dream Avenue, Delco, NC 28436. August 21, 28, Sept. 4, 11, 18, 25, 29, 2014


Public Notice Town of Lake Waccamaw
The Town will be conducting smoke testing in several areas of the Town the week of September 15th-19th. These tests will be conducted on the gravity sewer lines in an effort to locate potential areas of surface water inflow. Smoke could potentially rise up through vent pipes on the homes in areas where smoke testing is occurring. This smoke is not harmful and will dissipate quickly. Please contact Town Hall if you have any questions at 646-3700. Darren Currie Town Manager September 15, 18, 2014


Time Warner Cable
Time Warner Cable’s agreements with programmers and broadcasters to carry their services and stations routinely expire from time to time. We are usually able to obtain renewals or extensions of such agreements, but in order to comply with applicable regulations, we must inform you when an agreement is about to expire. The following agreements are due to expire soon, and we may be required to cease carriage of one or more of these services/stations in the near future: Azteca America, Gol TV (SD & HD), NHL Network (SD & HD), NHL Center Ice (SD & HD), Nuvo TV, Youtoo, Outdoor Channel (SD & HD), Jewelry TV (SD & HD), RFD HD. In addition, from time to time we make certain changes in the services that we offer in order to better serve our customers. The following changes are planned: Time Warner Cable may cease carriage of NuvoTV. On or about September 23rd, ESPN GamePlan and Full Court sports packages on channels 787-799 will no longer be available. This programming is currently available with a subscription to Sports Pass on channels 392-399. On or after October 8th, WTMV (SD & HD) will launch on Digital Broadcast channel 20 (channel 6 in Riegelwood) and 1232 in Bladenboro/Elizabethtown/Whiteville, Lake Waccamaw, Pender/Burgaw Co, Chadbourn/Tabor City and Riegelwood. This station will not be available in Wilmington/New Hanover County. On or after October 29th, ShopHQ HD will be available with Digital Tier/Variety Pass/Preferred TV on channel 487. On or after October 30th, HereTV will be added with a subscription to Here On Demand on channel 1849. The new services listed below cannot be accessed on CableCARD-equipped Unidirectional Digital Cable Products purchased at retail without additional, two-way capable equipment: ShopHQ HD, Here TV. For more information about your local channel line-up, visit www.twc.com/programmingnotices. September 18, 2014

 

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Monday, September 15, 2014

700 – Legals

Amended Notice of Foreclosure Sale
13 SP 68 NORTH CAROLINA, COLUMBUS COUNTY Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Robert E. Myers and Patricia Lynn Myers to The McGougan Law Firm, Trustee(s), which was dated February 24, 2006 and recorded on February 24, 2006 in Book RB 843 at Page 973, Columbus County Registry, North Carolina. Default having been made of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC, having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust, and the holder of the note evidencing said default having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door of the county courthouse where the property is located, or the usual and customary location at the county courthouse for conducting the sale on September 30, 2014 at 10:00AM, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following described property situated in Columbus County, North Carolina, to wit: All of Lot 628 and Lot 629. Section F-1, of Riegelwood Subdivision, as shown on the Map thereof duly recorded in Map Book 17 at Page 93 in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Columbus County, North Carolina, subject to restrictions applicable to said lots as set out in instrument recorded in Book 291 at Page 563 of said Registry. Being the same property conveyed from Charles Michael Butts and wife, Abbie M. Butts, to Everette E. Thompson, Jr., Deed dated the 3rd day of March, 2004, and recorded in Book 772 at Page 795, Columbus County Registry. Save and except any releases, deeds of release or prior conveyances of record. Said property is commonly known as 628 Lakeside Drive, Riegelwood, NC 28456. THIRD PARTY PURCHASERS MUST PAY THE EXCISE TAX, AND THE COURT COSTS OF FORTY-FIVE CENTS (45¢) PER ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100.00) PURSUANT TO NCGS 7A-308(a)(1). A cash deposit (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts are immediately due and owing. Said property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS WHERE IS.” There are no representations of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale. This sale is made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, any unpaid land transfer taxes, special assessments, easements, rights of way, deeds of release, and any other encumbrances or exceptions of record. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the current owner(s) of the property is/are Robert E. Myers and wife, Patricia Lynn Myers. An Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. If the trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the trustee, in their sole discretion, if they believe the challenge to have merit, may request the court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC Substitute Trustee Brock & Scott, PLLC Attorneys for Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC 5431 Oleander Drive Suite 200 Wilmington, NC 28403 PHONE: 910-392-4988 FAX: 910-392-8587 File No.: 12-11754-FC02 September 15, 22, 2014


Amended Notice of Foreclosure Sale
NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK 13 SP 20 IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF A DEED OF TRUST FROM JOSEPH W. COOK, JR. AND WIFE, MARY W. COOK, AND JOSEPH W. COOK, III AND WIFE, CATHERINE F. COOK, DATED OCTOBER 13, 2006, RECORDED IN BOOK RB 868, PAGE 435, COLUMBUS COUNTY REGISTRY Pursuant to an order entered April 25, 2013, in the Superior Court for Columbus County, and the power of sale contained in the captioned deed of trust (“Deed of Trust”), the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at auction, to the highest bidder for cash, AT THE PHYSICAL LOCATION OF THE PROPERTY THAT IS THE SUBJECT OF THIS FORECLOSURE 315 AND 316 BURKHEAD STREET WHITEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA ON SEPTEMBER 25, 2014 AT 10:00 A.M. the real estate and the improvements thereon secured by the Deed of Trust, less and except any of such property released from the lien of the deed of trust prior to the date of this sale, lying and being in Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: All that certain property lying and being in the City of Whiteville, Whiteville Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and described as follows: TRACT I: BEGINNING at a nail and cap located at the intersection of the southern margin of the right of way of Burkhead Street, a fifty (50) foot right of way and the western margin of the right of way of Memory Street, a sixty (60) foot right of way, running thence with a southern margin of the right of way of Burkhead Street, North 89 degrees 46 minutes West, 283.11 feet to an existing iron; thence South 0 degrees 42 minutes 50 seconds East, 149.93 feet to an existing iron; thence South 89 degrees 24 minutes East, 239.94 feet to a point in the western margin of the right of way of Memory Street; thence with said margin of said right of way, North 7 degrees 15 minutes 15 seconds West, 152.74 feet to THE POINT AND PLACE OF BEGINNING, and being all of Tracts A and B as shown on that plat for Century Care Center, Inc., by Billy M. Duncan, Land Surveyor, dated 18 May, 1988, and updated June 2, 1988 and July 25, 1988. LESS AND EXCEPT the following described parcel: BEGINNING at an existing iron located in the Southern margin of the right of way of Burkhead Street, a fifty (50) foot right of way, said existing iron being located North 89 degrees 46 minutes West 147.51 feet from a nail and cap located at the intersection of the southern margin of the right of way of Burkhead Street and the Western margin of the right of way of Memory Street, a sixty (60) foot right of way; runs thence with the Southern margin of the right of way of Burkhead Street North 89 degrees 46 minutes West 75.00 feet to an existing iron; runs thence South 0 degrees 42 minutes 50 seconds East 149.93 feet to an existing iron; runs thence South 89 degrees 24 minutes East 75.00 feet to an existing iron; thence runs North 0 degrees 42 minutes 40 seconds West 150.41 feet to an existing iron in the Southern margin of the right of way of Burkhead Street, THE POINT AND PLACE OF BEGINNING, and being all of Lot A as shown on that plat for Century Care Center, Inc. by Billy M. Duncan, Land Surveyor, dated May 18, 1988, and updated June 2, 1988 and July 25, 1988 and being all of Lot 4, Block C as recorded in Plat Book 6, Page 81, CCR. Being the same tract conveyed by Deed dated July 28, 1988 from Linda Elizabeth Dawsey to Century Care Center, Inc., recorded in Deed Book 394, Page 578. For other source of title, see Deed recorded in Book 344, Page 68 and Deed recorded in Book 262, Page 292, CCR. TRAT II: BEGINNING at an existing iron located at the intersection of the Southern margin of the right of way of Burkhead Street, a fifty (50) foot right of way with the eastern margin of the right of way of Memory Street, a sixty (60) foot right of way, and running thence with the eastern margin of the right of way of Memory Street, South 7 degrees 15 minutes 15 seconds East, 152.73 feet to an existing iron; thence South 89 degrees 45 minutes East 176.21 feet to an iron; thence North 89 degrees 23 minutes 20 seconds East, 100.43 feet to an iron; thence North 00 degrees 06 minutes 40 seconds East 149.76 feet to an iron in the Southern margin of the right of way of Burkhead Street; thence with said right of way, North 89 degrees 43 minutes West, 296.21 feet to THE POINT AND PLACE OF BEGINNING, and being all of Tracts C, D, & E as shown on that plat for Century Care Center, Inc., by Billy M. Duncan, Land Surveyor, dated May 18, 1988 and updated June 2, 1988, and July 25, 1988. TRACT III: BEGINNING at an iron located in the Northern margin of the right of way of Burkhead Street, a fifty (50) foot right of way, where said right of way intersects with the Eastern margin of the right of way line of Memory Street, and running thence with the Northern margin of the right of way of Burkhead Street, North 89 degrees 57 minutes 30 seconds East, 207.88 feet to an iron; thence North 0 degrees 14 minutes East, 160.26 feet to an iron; thence North 86 degrees 19 minutes 15 seconds West, 230.23 feet to an iron located in the Eastern margin of the right of way of Memory Street; thence with said margin of said right of way, South 6 degrees 54 minutes 30 seconds East, 176.47 feet to THE POINT AND PLACE OF BEGINNING, and being all of Tract F as shown on that plat for Century Care Center, Inc., by Billy M. Duncan, Land Surveyor, dated May 18, 1988 and updated June 2, 1988 and July 25, 1988. Reference is made to said plat for a more particular and accurate description of the three tracts of land described herein. TRACT IV: Lying and being in Whiteville Township, containing .32 acres according to a survey and plat thereof made by Robert D. Inman, in November of 1966; and more particularly described as follows: Beginning at an iron stake in the Eastern edge of U.S. 701 By-Pass and the Northern edge of the public road leading from 701 to the Brick Yard known as the Walter Hooks Road, and running thence along the East edge of 701 By-Pass North 0 degrees 30 minutes West 100 feet to an iron stake; thence North 66 degrees 36 minutes East 150 feet to an iron stake; thence parallel with U.S. 701 By-Pass South 0 degrees 30 minutes East 100 feet to an iron stake in the North edge of the aforementioned Walter Hooks Road; thence along the North edge of said road South 66 degrees 36 minutes West 150 feet to its intersection with the East edge of 701 By-Pass and the iron stake at the beginning corner. The above referred to tract of land is a part of the Oliver land originally conveyed to J. Walter Hooks and J.K. Powell, and later conveyed to J. Walter Hooks by J.K. Powell, all of which conveyances are to be found in the office of the Registry of Columbus County. Being the same as conveyed by J. Walter Hooks and wife to C. O. Gore and wife by deed dated November 15, 1966, recorded in Deed Book 244, Page 393, Columbus County Registry. Being also those same lands described in that deed to J.W. Cook, Sr. by J.W. Cook, Jr. and wife Mary W. Cook and W.B. Cook and wife Hiawatha L. Cook by deed dated January 2, 1975, said deed being recorded in Deed Book 287, Page 867, Columbus County Registry. For back title see Deed Book 413, Page 679, CCR and Book 846, Page 791. In the Trustee’s sole discretion, the sale may be delayed for up to one (1) hour as provided in Section 45-21.23 of the North Carolina General Statutes. The record owners of the real property not more than ten days prior to the date hereof are: Joseph W. Cook, Jr. and wife, Mary W. Cook, and Joseph W. Cook, III and wife, Catherine F. Cook. A five percent cash deposit, or a cash deposit of $750.00, whichever is greater, will be required of the last and highest bidder. The balance of the bid purchase price shall be due in full in cash or certified funds at a closing to take place within thirty (30) days of the date of sale. The undersigned Substitute Trustee shall convey title to the property by non-warranty deed. This sale will be made subject to all prior liens of record, if any, and to all unpaid ad valorem taxes and special assessments, if any, which became a lien subsequent to the recordation of the Deed of Trust. This sale will be further subject to the right, if any, of the United States of America to redeem the above-described property for a period of 120 days following the date when the final upset bid period has run. The purchaser of the property described above shall pay the Clerk’s Commissions in the amount of $.45 per $100.00 of the purchase price (up to a maximum amount of $500.00), required by Section 7A 308(a)(1) of the North Carolina General Statutes. If the purchaser of the above described property is someone other than the Beneficiary under the Deed of Trust, the purchaser shall also pay, to the extent applicable, the land transfer tax in the amount of one percent (1%) of the purchase price. To the extent this sale involves residential property with less than fifteen (15) rental units, you are hereby notified of the following: a. An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to Section 45-21.29 of the North Carolina General Statutes in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold; and b. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon ten (10) days written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. This 21 day of August, 2014. Melissa S. Gott, Esq. Substitute Trustee Poyner Spruill LLP 602 Chestnut Street Wilmington, NC 28401 Telephone: 910-251-6088 Sept. 15, 22, 2014


EXECUTOR’S NOTICE The undersigned, having qualified on the 18th day of August, 2014 as Executrix of the Estate of Robert Allen Bullard, late of Columbus County, hereby notifies all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the estate of said decedent to exhibit them to the undersigned on or before the 30th day of November 2014, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned. This the 25th day of August, 2014. Pamela Carol Butler Executrix of the estate of Robert Allen Bullard c/o Michael W. Willis Attorney for the Estate P.O. Box 2392 Whiteville, NC 28472 Aug. 25, Sept. 1, 8, 15, 2014.


Notice of Foreclosure Sale
NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK 14 SP 119 IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF A DEED OF TRUST FROM FB HOLDINGS, LLC TO WALTER D. PALMER, TRUSTEE, DATED DECEMBER 21, 2006, RECOREDED IN BOOK 875, PAGE 911 AND MODIFIED IN BOOK 1065, PAGE 874, BOTH IN COLUMBUS COUNTY REGISTRY Pursuant to an order entered AUGUST 26, 2014, in the Superior Court for Columbus County, and the power of sale contained in the captioned deed of trust (“Deed of Trust”), the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at auction, to the highest bidder for cash, AT THE COURTHOUSE DOOR IN WHITEVILLE, COLUMBUS COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA ON SEPTEMBER 17, 2014, AT 10:00 AM the real estate and the improvements thereon secured by the Deed of Trust, less and except of any such property released from the lien of the deed of trust prior to the date of this sale, lying and being in Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: TRACT ONE Lying and being in Whiteville Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Being all of Lot Number Five (5) containing 0.54 acres, more or less, exclusive of right-of way, the same being shown on that survey entitled “Survey if West End Estates”, dated March 22, 2000, prepared by Soles & Walker, P.A., R.L.S., a copy of said plat being recorded in Plat Book 67, Page 59, Columbus County Registry. Reference is also made to plat for Horace Ace Mayo, III dated July 26, 2000, by Soles & Walker, P.A., R.L.S. for a more complete and accurate description of the premises described herein. Reference is made to Deed recorded in Book 685, Page 775, and Book 761, Page 339 Columbus County Registry. There is also hereby conveyed an easement over and upon that fifty (50) foot wide proposed private easement shown on said plat referred to above for the purposes of ingress to and egress from subject property to SR 1554. Said easement is non-exclusive and shall be a burden upon the property owned by the Grantor. Said easement shall inure to the benefit of the Grantee herein, his heirs, successors and assigns. Together with a manufactured/mobile home described in Declaration of Intent to Affix Manufactured Home to Real Property, (VIN #14102320AB), recorded in Book 772, Page 20, Columbus County Registry, which has been made a part of the real property and is to be considered real property. See deed in favor of P. Greg Nealey and Christie Nealey, dated April 29, 2005, and recorded May 3, 2005, in Book 814, Page 28, Columbus County Registry. CURRENT PROPERTY ADDRESS: 42 West End Dr., WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 TRACT TWO Lying and being in Whiteville Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Being all of Lot Number Twenty-Seven (27) containing 0.39 acres, more or less (.34 acres more or less, exclusive of right-of way), the same being shown on that survey entitled “Survey for Mable Brown”, dated March 1, 2000, prepared by Soles & Walker, P.A., R.L.S., a copy of said plat being recorded in Book 615, Page 246, Columbus County Registry. Reference is also made to said plat and to plat recorded in Plat Book 65, Page 58, Columbus County Registry. Reference is made to Deed recorded in Book 640, Page 127, Columbus County Registry. Together with a manufactured/ mobile home described in Declaration of Intent to Affix the manufactured Home to Real Property, recorded in Book 794, Page 236 Columbus County Registry, which has been made a part of the real property and is to be considered real property. See deed in favor of P. Greg Nealey and Christie Nealey, dated September 28, 2004, and recorded October 4, 2004, in Book 794, Page 236, Columbus County Registry. CURRENT PROPERTY ADDRESS: 84 Willow Creek Lane, WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 TRACT THREE: Lying and being in Whiteville Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Being all of Lot Number 16 containing 0.46 acres, more or less (0.41 acres, more or less, exclusive of right-of way), the same being shown on that survey entitled “Survey for Regina McKoy”, dated July 7, 1999, revised July 20, 1999 prepared by Soles & Walker, P.A., R.L.S., a copy of said plat attached to deed recorded in Book 599, Page 288, Columbus County Registry. Reference is also made to plat recorded in Plat Book 66, Page 3, Columbus County Registry. Reference is made to plat recorded in Play Book 64, Page 83 Columbus County Registry for a more complete and accurate description herein. Reference is also made to deed recorded in Book 568, Page 424,Columbus County Registry. There is also hereby conveyed an easement over and upon that forty (40) foot wide proposed private easement shown on said plat referred to above for the purposes of ingress to and egress from subject property to SR #1549. Said easement is non-exclusive and shall be a burden upon the property owned by the Grantor. Said easement shall inure to the benefit of the Grantee herein, his heirs, successors and assigns. Together with a 1985 Titan mobile home (VIN #4953049107AB), described in Declaration of Intent to Affix Manufactured Home to Real Property, recorded in Book 790, Page 555, Columbus County Registry, which has been made a part of the real property and is to be considered real property. For chain of title see Deeds recorded in Book 663, Page 225, Book 718, Page 375 and Book 778, Page 431, all references to the Columbus County Registry. Being the same property conveyed to Jerry K. Barnes and wife, Barbara Barnes, dated April 8, 2005, and recorded April 15, 2005, in Book 812, Page 289, Columbus County Registry. CURRENT PROPERTY ADDRESS: 102 Willow Run Lane, WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 TRACT FOUR: Lying and being in Whiteville Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Being all of Lot Number 26 containing 0.48 acres, more or less (0.43 acres, more or less, exclusive of right-of way), the same being shown on that survey entitled “Survey for Michelle Baldwin”, dated November 19, 1999, prepared by Soles & Walker, P.A., R.L.S., a copy of said plat attached to deed recorded in Book 608, Page 29, Columbus County Registry. Reference is also made to plat recorded in Plat Book 65, Page 58, Columbus County Registry for a more complete and accurate description herein. Reference is also made to deed recorded in Book 662, Page 205, Columbus County Registry. There is also hereby conveyed an easement over and upon that forty (40) foot wide proposed private easement shown on said plat referred to above for the purposes of ingress to and egress from subject property to SR #1549. Said easement is non-exclusive and shall be a burden upon the property owned by the Grantor. Said easement shall inure to the benefit of the Grantee herein, his heirs, successors and assigns. Together with that manufactured/mobile home described as a 2000 Augustine 1GC55126, Serial Number HGA5419900373AB on the Affixation Affidavit Regarding Manufactured (and factor built) Home located in Book 608, Page 29 of the Deed of Trust recorded in Book 608, Page 32, Columbus County Registry. See Declaration of Intent to Affix recorded in Book 774, Page 819, Columbus County Registry. See deed in favor of P. Greg Nealey and Christie Nealey, dated July 1, 2005, and recorded July 6, 2005, in Book 820, Page 686, Columbus County Registry. CURRENT PROPERTY ADDRESS: 102 Willow Creek Lane, WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 TRACT FIVE: Lying and being in Whiteville Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Being all of Lot Number 21 containing 0.39 acres, more or less (0.34 acres, more or less, exclusive of right-of way), the same being shown on that survey entitled “Survey for Jacqueline Canady”, dated March 8, 1999, prepared by Soles & Walker, P.A., R.L.S. Reference is made to said plat for a more complete and accurate description of the premises described herein and to said plat recorded in Plat Book 65, Page 58, Columbus County Registry. Reference is also made to deed recorded in Book 577, Page 765, and Book 677, Page 680, Columbus County Registry. There is also hereby conveyed an easement over and upon that forty (40) foot wide proposed private easement shown on said plat referred to above for the purposes of ingress to and egress from subject property to SR #1549. Said easement is non-exclusive and shall be a burden upon the property owned by the Grantor. Said easement shall inure to the benefit of the Grantee herein, his heirs, successors and assigns. Together with that mobile/manufactured home described on that Declaration of Intent to Affix the Manufactured Home to Real Property recorded in Book 875, Page 904, Columbus County Registry. CURRENT PROPERTY ADDRESS: 13 Willow Creek Lane, WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 TRACT SIX: Lying and being in Whiteville Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Being all of Lot Number 30 containing 0.39 acres, more or less (0.34 acres, more or less, exclusive of right-of way), the same being shown on that survey entitled “Survey for Willow Run Section II”, dated February 17, 1999, prepared by Soles & Walker, P.A., R.L.S., said plat recorded in Plat Book 65, Page 58, Columbus County Registry. Reference is made for a more complete and accurate description herein. Reference is also made to deed recorded in Book 577, Page 765, Columbus County Registry. There is also hereby conveyed an easement over and upon that forty (40) foot wide proposed private easement shown on said plat referred to above for the purposes of ingress to and egress from subject property to SR #1549. Said easement is non-exclusive and shall be a burden upon the property owned by the Grantor. Said easement shall inure to the benefit of the Grantee herein, his heirs, successors and assigns. Together with that manufactured/mobile home described as a 1986 Redmon 61 x 24, serial number SVA37178NC AB on the Affixation Affidavit Regarding Manufactured (and factor built) Home located in Book 586, Page 9 of the Deed of Trust recorded in Book 586, Page 1, Columbus County Registry. See deed in favor of P. Greg Nealey and Christie Nealey, dated February 18, 2004, and recorded in Book 790, Page 746, Columbus County Registry. CURRENT PROPERTY ADDRESS: 28 Willow Creek Lane, WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 In the Trustee’s sole discretion, the sale may be delayed for up to one (1) hour as provided in Section 45-21.23 of the North Carolina General Statutes. The record owner(s) of the real property not more than ten days prior to the date hereof is FB Holdings, LLC. A five percent cash deposit, or a cash deposit of $750.00, whichever is greater, will be required of the last and highest bidder. The balance of the bid purchase price shall be due in full in cash or certified funds at a closing to take place within thirty (30) days of the date of sale. The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” The undersigned Substitute Trustee shall convey title to the property by nonwarranty deed. This sale will be made subject to all prior liens of record. If any, and to all unpaid ad valorem taxes and special assessments, if any, which became a lien subsequent to the recordation of the Deed of Trust. This sale will be further subject to the right, if any, of the United States of America to redeem the above described property for a period of 120 days following the date when the final upset bid period has run. There are no representations of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on or at the property being offered for sale. The purchaser of the property described above shall pay the Clerk’s Commissions in the amount of $.45 per $100.00 of the purchase price (up to a maximum amount of $500.00), required by Section 7A 308(a)(1) of the North Carolina General Statutes. If the Trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. An inability to convey title, includes, but is not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the Trustee. If the sale is challenged by any party, the Trustee in his/their/its’ sole discretion, if they believe the challenge has merit, may request the court to declare the sale void and to return any deposit. The purchaser shall have no further remedy. To the extent of this sale involves residential property with less than fifteen (15) rental units, you are herby notified of the following: a. An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to Section 45-21.29 of the North Carolina General Statutes in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk or superior court, of the county in which the property is sold; and b. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. Stephen C. Bailey Substitute Trustee Bailey & Busby, PLLC 14865 US Hwy 17 N Hampstead, NC 28443 Telephone: 910-270-8830 September 8, 15, 2014


Notice of Public Hearing Columbus County Planning Board
Notice is hereby given that the Columbus County Planning Board will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 7:00 PM in the Commissioners Chambers located in the Dempsey B. Herring Courthouse Annex at 112 W. Smith Street in Whiteville, NC. The purpose of the public hearing is to receive oral and written comments from the public regarding the planned installation of a 190 foot tall cellular communications tower in Nakina, NC. The proposed site is located at 755 Avery Ward Road, Nakina, NC. Application is being made for a Conditional Use Permit to be issued authorizing the construction of a tower at that site by Verizon Wireless in keeping with the requirements of the Columbus County Land Use Regulation Ordinance. All interested citizens are invited to attend this hearing to present oral and written comments. Contact the Columbus County Planning Department at 910-640-6608 regarding questions. Sept. 8, 15, 2014


Notice of Special Meeting Lake Waccamaw Board of Commissioners
The Lake Waccamaw Board of Commissioners will conduct a called meeting on Friday September 19, 2014 for the purpose of discussing water, sewer and drainage issues with the Town’ engineering firm. The meeting will be held at the Lake Waccamaw Town Hall located at 205 Flemington Drive at 9AM. The public is encouraged to attend. Mayor Daniel Hilburn Town of Lake Waccamaw 205 Flemington Drive Lake Waccamaw, NC 28450 910-646-3700 September 15, 18, 2014


Notice of Tax Foreclosure Sale
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION FILE NO.: 14 CV 443 COUNTY OF COLUMBUS and TOWN OF TABOR CITY, Plaintiff vs DORIS JETER; TOWN OF TABOR CITY, Beneficiary (Lienholder), Defendants NOTICE is hereby given that the COUNTY OF COLUMBUS and the TOWN OF TABOR CITY as bodies politic incorporate of the State of North Carolina, are exercising their power and authority to assess, levy and collect taxes against real and personal property located within their boundaries in accordance with the laws of the State of North Carolina and the Default Judgment and Order of Sale entered on the 4th day of June, 2014 and is foreclosing on the following land of DORIS JETER in order to satisfy the properly assessed but unpaid taxes and/or special assessments upon certain lands. Pursuant to the Judgment entered on the 4th day of June, 2014, William E. Wood has been appointed Commissioner with the authority to sell the following land at the Courthouse Door, Columbus County Courthouse in the City of Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina at 12:15 o’clock p.m. on the 18th day of September, 2014 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash all interest in the following described real estate: All that certain lot or parcel of land lying and being in the Town of Tabor City, South Williams Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Tract 1: Lying and being in the Town of Tabor City, on the West side of Reece Street, and being Lots #13 and 14, including present house as shown on the map showing subdivision of a certain tract of land owned by M.C. Sarvis, Jr. and W.A. Sarvis as surveyed by J.D. Long in 1953, map of which is duly recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 127, Records of Columbus County, to which map reference is hereby made for a further and more accurate description of said lots. Being the same tract or parcel of land described in that certain deed dated July 18, 1974, from Annie Maude Sanders, widow to Doris K. Jeter as recorded in the Registry of Columbus County, North Carolina found in Book 286, Page 709. Tract 2: That certain tract or parcel of land located in the Town of Tabor City, South Williams Township, Columbus County, North Carolina and more particularly described as follows: All that certain tract or parcel of land containing 0.73 acres, more or less, located in the Town of Tabor City, South Williams Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, as more fully set forth on that map entitled “Survey For Grover Green”, as prepared by Inman Surveying and Mapping, said map being dated October 18th, 2000, a copy of which is attached hereto and marked Exhibit “A” and incorporated herein by reference for a more particular description of said property. See Book 643, Page 617 Columbus County Registry. Tract 3: A certain tract or parcel of land lying and being in the Town of Tabor City, South Williams Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being a portion of that larger tract of land as described in that certain Deed as recorded in Book of Deeds____, Page_____, Records of Columbus County, and being more particularly described as follows: Beginning at a R.R. Spike in the center of West Sixth Street, said R.R. Spike being further located South 88 degrees 05 minutes West 424.75 feet from a R.R. Spike at the intersection of the center of a ditch along the South side of said West Sixth Street and the center of Bay Street; proceeds from said beginning spike South 4 degrees 02 minutes East 20.00 feet to a point in the center of said ditch and on the right of way of said West Sixth Street; thence continuing same course 231.4 feet to an iron rod in a ditch; thence with said ditch South 88 degrees 15 minutes West 30.00 feet to another iron rod; thence North 4 degrees 02 minutes West 230.2 feet to the center of the first mentioned ditch and the South right of way of said West Sixth Street; thence continuing same course 20.00 feet to a R. R. Spike in the center of said street; thence with the center of said Street North 85 degrees 58 minutes East 30.00 feet to the beginning. See Book 653, Page 357 Columbus County Registry. The property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance:: “AS IS, WHERE IS”. Neither the Commissioner nor the County of Columbus, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representatives of either the Commissioner or the County of Columbus make any representation of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold free and clear of all taxes, special assessments, prior liens or encumbrances of record against said property except as may have priority under Federal or State Law, if any. A cash deposit of 20% of the purchase price, or $750 whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale with the balance remaining due to be paid in full by cash or certified funds at the Office of the Commissioner within three (3) days after the entry of the Judgment of Confirmation by the Clerk of Court. Hearing before the Honorable Amy W. Nance, Assistant Clerk of Superior Court for Columbus County, North Carolina was held in connection with this foreclosure on the 4th day of June, 2014 at which time Clerk Amy Nance authorized this foreclosure sale as required by statute. This the 26th day of August, 2014 WILLIAM E WOOD COMMISSIONER 100 COURTHOUSE SQUARE WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 TELEPHONE: 910-642-3965 STATE BAR NO.: 5901 September 8,15, 2014


Notice of Tax Foreclosure Sale
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION FILE NO.: 13 CV 1178 COUNTY OF COLUMBUS Plaintiff VS ROGER RAY SUGGS; PAMELA FOWLER SUGGS; ROGER RAY SUGGS, II; TRAVIS REED SUGGS; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Department of the Treasury, Judgmentholder (Lienholder); COLUMBUS REGIONAL HEALTHCARE SYSTEM, Judgmentholder (Lienholder); COX WAREHOUSE DISCOUNT FURNITURE, Judgmentholder (Lienhlder), Defendants NOTICE is hereby given that the COUNTY OF COLUMBUS as a body politic incorporate of the State of North Carolina, is exercising its power and authority to assess, levy and collect taxes against real and personal property located within its boundaries in accordance with the laws of the State of North Carolina and the Default Judgment and Order of Sale entered on the 21st day of May, 2014 and is foreclosing on the following land of ROGER RAY SUGGS, PAMELA FOWLER SUGGS, ROGER RAY SUGGS, II and TRAVIS REED SUGGS in order to satisfy the properly assessed but unpaid taxes and/or special assessments upon certain lands. Pursuant to the Judgment entered on the 21st day of May, 2014, William E. Wood has been appointed Commissioner with the authority to sell the following land at the Courthouse Door, Columbus County Courthouse in the City of Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina at 12:00 o’clock noon on the 18th day of September, 2014 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash all interest in the following described real estate: All those certain lots or parcels of land situated in Bug Hill Township, Columbus County, North Carolina and more particularly described as follows: TRACT ONE: Beginning at a stake on the North side of a canal and runs with West edge of road North 19 degrees 15 minutes East 327.8 feet to a stake, thence North 68 degrees West 130 feet to a pine, thence South 14 degrees 30 minutes West 323 feet to a stake on North side of a canal; thence direct to the beginning point, containing 0.9 acres; more or less. Note: The beginning corner of this lot of land sets at a bearing of North 16 degrees East 51.5 feet from the center end of a 3 foot tile in West edge of road. Being the same property conveyed by Council Hewett to Ray Suggs and wife, Eunice Suggs, by Deed dated October 13, 1972, recorded in Book 267, Page 532, Columbus County Registry. TRACT TWO: Beginning at a stake in the center of a ditch in Jim T. Long’s line, and runs South 62 degrees 45 minutes West with center of ditch and Jim T. Long’s line 380.5 feet to corner of ditch; thence South 5 degrees 15 minutes West 187 feet to a stake; thence South 62 degrees 30 minutes East 246 feet to Ray Suggs 4th corner of a 0.9 acre tract; thence with his line North 14 degrees 30 minutes East 323 feet to a pine; thence North 49 degrees East 76 feet; thence with center of a ditch North 1 degree East 99 feet to the beginning point; containing 2.4 acres, more or less. Being the same property conveyed by Council Hewett to Ray Suggs and wife, Eunice Fay Suggs, by Deed dated June 4, 1973, recorded in Book 271, Page 18, Columbus County Registry. For chain of title see Deeds recorded in Book 638, Page 896; Book 638, Page 899; Book 638, Page 902; Book 638, Page 905; Book 638, Page 908; and Book 990, Page 41, Columbus County Registry. See also that certain Family Settlement Agreement recorded in Book 635, Page 702, and Estate File 00-E-177, as located in the records of Columbus County. TRACT THREE: That certain tract or parcel of land denoted Parcel A and Parcel B on that certain plat, dated the 24th day of May 2000, by Jimmy Dale Etheridge, and recorded in Plat book 68 at page 95 Columbus County Registry. Reference is hereby made to that certain plat for a more accurate description of the property herein conveyed. See book 635, Page 702 and Book 638, Page 890 Columbus County Registry. The property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance: “AS IS, WHERE IS”. Neither the Commissioner nor the County of Columbus, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representatives of either the Commissioner or the County of Columbus make any representation of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold free and clear of all taxes, special assessments, prior liens or encumbrances of record against said property except as may have priority under Federal or State Law, if any. A cash deposit of 20% of the purchase price, or $750 whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale with the balance remaining due to be paid in full by cash or certified funds at the Office of the Commissioner within three (3) days after the entry of the Judgment of Confirmation by the Clerk of Court. Hearing before the Honorable Amy W. Nance, Assistant Clerk of Superior Court for Columbus County, North Carolina was held in connection with this foreclosure on the 21st day of May, 2014 at which time Clerk Amy Nance authorized this foreclosure sale as required by statute. This the 26th day of August, 2014 WILLIAM E WOOD COMMISSIONER 100 COURTHOUSE SQUARE WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 TELEPHONE: 910-642-3965 STATE BAR NO.: 5901 September 8, 15, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified on the 23rd day of May, 2014, as Executor Of The Estate Of Richard L. Hooks, deceased, of Columbus County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the decedent or said Estate to present them to the undersigned within three (3) months from the date of the first publication of this Notice, or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of any recovery. Please direct all claims to the attention of Theresa Hooks, Executor, Estate Of Richard L. Hooks, c/o T. Scott Sessions, Resident Process Agent, 130 Jefferson Street, Whiteville, North Carolina 28472. All persons indebted to said Estate are hereby requested to make immediate payment thereto. This the 3rd day of September, 2014. THERESA HOOKS, Executor Of The Estate Of Richard L. Hooks 580 Main Street, Apt. 154 New York, New York 10044 T. SCOTT SESSIONS, Attorney For The Estate Of Richard L. Hooks The McGougan Law Firm 130 Jefferson Street Whiteville, North Carolina 28472 September 8, 15, 22, 29, 2014


Public Notice Town of Lake Waccamaw
The Town will be conducting smoke testing in several areas of the Town the week of September 15th-19th. These tests will be conducted on the gravity sewer lines in an effort to locate potential areas of surface water inflow. Smoke could potentially rise up through vent pipes on the homes in areas where smoke testing is occurring. This smoke is not harmful and will dissipate quickly. Please contact Town Hall if you have any questions at 646-3700. Darren Currie Town Manager September 15, 18, 2014


Re-Advertisment for Bids
Sealed BIDS for Water System Improvements, Columbus County Water and Sewer District IV, within the vicinity of Hallsboro, including, but not limited to: Contract No. 2- Elevated Water Storage Tank. One (1) 100,000 Gallon Elevated Steel Water Storage Tank complete with foundations and accompanying site work will be received by Columbus County at the Dempsey B. Herring Courthouse Annex located at 112 West Smith Street, Whiteville, NC until 2:00 P.M., September 23, 2014, and then at said location publicly opened and read aloud. CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be examined at the following locations: Columbus County Public Utilities Department, Whiteville, North Carolina; iSqFt Plan Room- On-Line; McGraw Hill Plan Room- On-Line; and Green Engineering, P.L.L.C.- Wilson, North Carolina. Copies of the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be obtained at the office of Green Engineering, P.L.L.C. located at 303 Goldsboro Street East; P.O. Box 609; Wilson, North Carolina 27893 upon a non-refundable payment of $150.00 for each set. Bidders must make positive efforts to utilize businesses owned by minorities and women. The Owner has developed a goal of ten percent (10%) for participation of minority-owned and womenowned business enterprises in construction contracts awarded pursuant to NCGS 143-128. Bidders must comply with the Owner’s requirements for W/MBE documentation. The OWNER reserves the right to reject any and all BIDS. BIDDERS shall be properly licensed under Chapter 87, General Statutes of North Carolina. Small, minority and women’s businesses and labor surplus area firms are encouraged to submit BIDS. Columbus County is an equal opportunity employer and service provider. P. Edwin Russ, Chairman Columbus County Board of Commissioners September 15, 2014
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, September 11, 2014

700 – Legals

Amended Notice of Substitute Trustee’s Foreclosure Sale of Real Property
UNDER AND BY VIRTUE of the power and authority contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed and delivered by Sharon Buffkin and Stephen Buffkin, dated 10/09/2006 and recorded on 10/10/2006, in Book RB 867 at Page 693, in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Columbus County, North Carolina; and because of default in the payment of the indebtedness secured thereby and failure to carry out and perform the stipulations and agreements contained therein and, pursuant to demand of the holder of the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will place for sale, at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash at the usual place of sale at Columbus County Courthouse, in Tabor City, North Carolina, on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 10:00 AM that parcel of land, including improvements thereon, situated, lying and being in the City of Tabor City, County of Columbus, State of North Carolina, and being more particular described as follows: All that certain tract or parcel of land lying about 3 miles southeast of the center of Tabor City, NC, adjacent to and on the western side of SR 1130, Norris Road, about 0.25 miles south of SR I 006, Will Inman Road and adjoining the lands of Marie S. Buffkin on all other sides and being more particularly described as follows: BEGINNING at a iron pipe set in the western right of way line (60 ft. right of way) of SR 1130, Norris Road, said iron pipe being located North 89 degrees 09 minutes 40 seconds West 30.06 feet from a mag nail set in the center of SR 1130, Norris Road, this mag nail being located South 15 degrees 39 minutes 34 seconds West 1264.80 feet from a pk nail found in the centerline intersection of SR 1130, Norris Road, at its intersection with SR 1006, Will Inman Road and runs thence from said beginning iron pipe with the western right of way line of SR 1130, Norris Road, South 17 degrees 02 minutes 40 seconds West 130.0 feet to a iron pipe set in said western right of way line (this iron pipe being located North 19 degrees 54 minutes 38 seconds East 312.18 feet from a iron rod found, the 5th corner of the 6 1/2 acre tract of which this is a part; thence from said iron pipe set, North 89 degrees 09 minutes 40 seconds West 230.0 feet to a iron pipe set; thence North 17 degrees 02 minutes 40 seconds East 130.0 feet to a iron pipe set; thence South 89 degrees 09 minutes 40 seconds East 230.0 feet to the beginning containing 0.66 acres more or less. And being a part of that 6 1/2 acre tract conveyed by Michael H. Stephens and wife, Brenda H. Stephens to Marie S. Buffkin by deed dated 21 April 2006 and recorded in Deed Book 850, Page 344, Columbus County Registry. Bearings referenced to Deed Book 577, Page 47. Address of Property: 485 Norris Road, Tabor City, NC 28463 Present Record Owner: Sharon Buffkin and Stephen Buffkin. The terms of the sale are that the real property hereinbefore described will be sold for cash to the highest bidder. The Substitute Trustee reserves the right to require a cash deposit or a certified check not to exceed the greater of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or seven hundred fifty Dollars ($750.00). In the event that the holder is exempt from paying the same, the successful bidder may also be required to pay revenue stamps on the Trustee’s Deed, any Land Transfer Tax, and the tax required by N.C.G.S. ¤7A-308 (a) (1). The real property hereinabove described is being offered for sale ”AS IS, WHERE ISa’nd wil’l be sold subject to all superior liens, unpaid taxes, and special assessments. Other conditions will be announced at the sale. The sale will be held open for ten (10) days for upset bids as by law required. If the Substitute Trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey title include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the sale and reinstatement of the loan without knowledge of the Substitute Trustee(s). If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the Substitute Trustee(s), in its/their sole discretion, if it/they believe(s) the challenge to have merit, may declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. Additional Notice where the Real Property is Residential with less than 15 Rental Units: An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. ¤ 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the Clerk of Superior Court of the County in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of termination. Dated: July 22, 2014 The Hunoval Law Firm, PLLC, Attorney for Poore Substitute Trustee, LTD as Substitute Trustee By: Cameron D. Scott 501 Minuet Lane, Suite 104-A Charlotte, NC 28217 Posted: Witness: Assistant/Deputy Clerk of Superior Court 704-334-7114 110.016896AT/Buffkin FEI # 1082.00454 September 11, 18, 2014


Notice of Public Hearing Whiteville City Council
The Whiteville City Council will hold a public hearing as follows: Date: September 23, 2014 Time: 6:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the agenda will allow Meeting Location: Whiteville City Hall, 317 S. Madison St. Conditional Use Permit: Request from Ashley Alderman & Crystal Watts for a conditional use permit at 426 South Lee Street for a child care facility. Citizens interested in the proposal are invited to attend and participate in the public hearing. Changes may be made in the above proposal as a result of debate, objection, or discussion. Hiram J. Marziano, II City of Whiteville Planning Director 910-640-1380 September 11, 18, 2014


Notice of Service of Process by Publication
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 14 CVD 769 SPRINGLEAF FINANCIAL SERVICES OF AMERICA, INC., Plaintiff vs. JERRY L. PETERSON, JR. AKA JERRY L. PETERSON, Defendant TO: Jerry L. Peterson, Jr. a/k/a Jerry L. Peterson Take notice that a pleading seeking relief against you has been filed in the above-entitled action. The nature of the relief being sought is as follows: possession of and court costs. You are required to make a defense to such pleading not later than 40 days after the first date of the publication of this notice yielding a deadline of October 7, 2014 and upon your failure to do so, the party seeking service against you will apply to the court for the relief sought. Dated: August 18, 2014 Jay B. Green Attorney for Plaintiff 908 E. Edenton Street Raleigh, North Carolina 27601 Telephone: 919-829-0797 Aug. 28, Sept. 4, 11, 2014


Notice of Service of Process by Publication
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA”””” IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE COUNTY OF COLUMBUS DISTRICT COURT DIVISION FILE NO.:14 cv 311 COUNTY OF COLUMBUS and TOWN OF TABOR CITY, Plaintiff”” vs NATASHA SUMTER (Adgerson); ROBERT LEE ADGERSON; HELEN RIGGINS; TRANSOUTH MORTGAGE CORPORTATION, Beneficiary (Lienholder); TOWN OF TABOR CITY, Beneficiary (Lienholder), Defendants To: ROBERT LEE ADGERSON and HELEN RIGGINS, above named Defendants: Take notice that a pleading seeking relief against the Defendants NATASHA SUMTER (Adgerson), ROBERT LEE ADGERSON and HELEN RIGGINS and naming you as a Defendant has been filed in the above entitled action. The nature of the relief being sought is as follows: Tax Foreclosure for the collection of past due Columbus County and Town of Tabor City, NC property taxes. You are required to make defense to such pleading not later than the 22nd day of October, 2014, said date being 40 days from the first publication of this notice and upon your failure to do so the party seeking service against you will apply to the court for the relief sought. This the 9th day of September, 2014. WILLIAM E. WOOD ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF 100 COURTHOUSE SQUARE WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 TELEPHONE: 910-642-3965 STATE BAR NO.: 5901 September 11, 18, 25, 2014


Notice of Service of Process by Publication
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY In the General District Court Amanda Marie Davis vs. Daniel Lynn Davis File #: 14 CVD 340 TO: Daniel Lynn Davis Take notice that a pleading seeking relief from you has been filed in the above-entitled action. The nature of the relief being sought is as follows: Amanda Marie Davis is seeking the court to grant her an Absolute Divorce, Child Custody, Visitation and Attorney’s Fees from Daniel Lynn Davis. You are required to make defense to such pleading no later than forty (40) days from September 4, 2014, and upon your failure to do so, the parties seeking service against you will apply to the Court for the relief sought. This the 4th day of September, 2014. H. Griffith Garner Attorney for Amanda Marie Davis 609 N. Madison St. Whiteville, N. C. 28472 September 4, 11, 18, 2014


Notice of Service of Process by Publication
State of North Carolina Columbus County In the District Court COLUMBUS COUNTY, by and through its CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT AGENCY, on behalf of Annie I. Smith, Plaintiff Vs. Krona R. N. Smith, Defendant TO: Krona R. N. Smith TAKE NOTICE that a pleading seeking relief against you has been filed in the above-entitled action. The nature of the relief being sought is as follows: That you be ordered to pay child support for your two children Larry and Anna Jones, provide medical insurance for them, pay the costs of this action and submit to wage withholding. You are required to make defense to such pleading not later than October 7, 2014, and upon your failure to do so the party seeking service against you will apply to the court for the relief sought. This the 28th day of August, 2014. David S. Tedder Asst. County Attorney PO Box 397 Whiteville, NC 28472 910-641-3177 Aug. 28, Sept. 4, 11, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Administratrix of the ESTATE OF IVAN CASTREJON GARCIA, late of Columbus County, North Carolina, I, pursuant to N.C.G.S. 28A-14-1, hereby notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the decedent to present them to the undersigned by the 10th day of December, 2014 or this notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to the Estate will make immediate payment to the undersigned. This the 11th day of September, 2014. FRANCISCO CASTREJON, ADMINISTRATOR 1310 HOME HARRELSON ROAD WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 PAUL J. EKSTER WRIGHT, WORLEY, POPE, EKSTER & MOSS, PLLC ATTORNEYS FOR THE ESTATE P.O. BOX 457 TABOR CITY, NC 28463 910-653-2082 Sept. 11, 18, 25 Oct. 2, 2014.


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Executor of the ESTATE OF JAMES RONALD BELL, late of Columbus County, North Carolina, I, pursuant to N.C.G.S. 28A-14-1, hereby notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the decedent to present them to the undersigned by the 11th day of December, 2014 or this notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to the Estate will make immediate payment to the undersigned. This the 11th day of September, 2014. TERRY BELL, EXECUTOR 200 MIRIAM LANE TABOR CITY, NC 28463 DENNIS T. WORLEY WRIGHT, WORLEY, POPE, EKSTER & MOSS, PLLC ATTORNEYS FOR THE ESTATE P.O. BOX 457 TABOR CITY, NC 28463 910-653-2082 Sept. 11, 18, 25, Oct. 2, 2014.


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Executrix of the Estate of Elsie Faye Williamson, deceased, of Columbus County, State of North Carolina, the undersigned does pursuant to N.C.G.S. ¤ 28A-14-1 hereby notify all persons, firms, associations or corporations having claims against the estate of the said decedent to present them to the undersigned on or before the 26th day of November, 2014, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, associations or corporations indebted to the said estate will please make payment immediately. This the 25th day of August, 2014. Phyllis Williamson Pope Executrix of the estate of Elsie Faye Williamson JOHN ALAN HIGH, PLLC Attorney at Law 102 Courthouse Square Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: 910-640-2111 Facsimile: 910-212-7333 August 28, Sept. 4, 11, 18, 2014.


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified on the 15th day of August, 2014, as Executor Of The Estate Of Ella J. Ward, deceased, of Columbus County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the decedent or said Estate to present them to the undersigned within three (3) months from the date of the first publication of this Notice, or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of any recovery. Please direct all claims to the attention of Terry W. Cockerham, Executor, Estate Of Ella J. Ward, c/o T. Scott Sessions, Resident Process Agent, 130 Jefferson Street, Whiteville, North Carolina 28472. All persons indebted to said Estate are hereby requested to make immediate payment thereto. This the 18th day of August, 2014. TERRY W. COCKERHAM, Executor Of The Estate Of Ella J. Ward 345 East Ohio Street, Apt. 1611 Chicago, Illinois 60611 T. SCOTT SESSIONS, Attorney For The Estate Of Ella J. Ward The McGougan Law Firm 130 Jefferson Street Whiteville, North Carolina 28472 August 21, 28, Sept. 4, 11, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS In the General Court of Justice Columbus County Superior Court Division Before the Clerk File No: 14-E-358 In the Matter of the Estate of MATTIE LOU ASHLEY, deceased Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of MATTIE LOU ASHLEY, late of Columbus County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the said estate to present such claims to the undersigned, William Wade Ashley, at Post Office Box 308, Whiteville, North Carolina 28472 on or before December 11, 2014, a date more than 3 months from the first publication of this notice. Failure to present a claim against the estate within the specified period of time will be pleaded in bar of recovery of the same. All persons indebted to the said estate will please make immediate payment to the said Executor at the stated address. This 3rd day of September, 2014. WILLIAM WADE ASHLEY Executor Junius B. Lee, III Lee & Lee, Attorneys 100 Washington Street Whiteville, NC 28472 Tel: 910-642-3708 Fax: 910-642-9058 September 4, 11, 18, 25, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY The undersigned, CAROLYN B. ALLRED, having qualified as Executrix of the Estate of WILLIAM KENNETH COX, deceased, late of Columbus County, NC, this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned Executrix on or before December 7, 2014 at Powell & Powell, Attorneys, PO Box 428, Whiteville, NC 28472, or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned Executrix. This the 2nd day of September, 2014. CAROLYN B. ALLRED Executrix PO Box 1154 Loris, SC 29569 c/o J. Coburn Powell Powell & Powell, Attorneys PO Box 428 Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: (910) 642-2728 September 4, 11, 18, 25, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified on the 15th day of August, 2014, as Executor Of The Estate Of Ruth Ward McNeill, deceased, of Columbus County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the decedent or said Estate to present them to the undersigned within three (3) months from the date of the first publication of this Notice, or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of any recovery. Please direct all claims to the attention of Joyce Ward Baldwin, Executor, Estate Of Ruth Ward McNeill, c/o T. Scott Sessions, Resident Process Agent, 130 Jefferson Street, Whiteville, North Carolina 28472. All persons indebted to said Estate are hereby requested to make immediate payment thereto. This the 18th day of August, 2014. JOYCE WARD BALDWIN, Executor Of The Estate Of Ruth Ward McNeill 5602 Pola Court Clinton, Maryland 20735 T. SCOTT SESSIONS, Attorney For The Estate Of Ruth Ward McNeill The McGougan Law Firm 130 Jefferson Street Whiteville, North Carolina 28472 August 21, 28, Sept. 4, 11, 2014


Public Notice
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA-Part B, Public Law 108.446) Project is presently being amended. The Project describes the special education programs that SEGS Academy proposes for Federal funding for the 2014-2015 School Year. Interested persons are encouraged to review amendments to the Project and make comments concerning the implementation of special education under this Federal Program. All comments will be considered prior to submission of the amended Project to the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction in Raleigh, North Carolina. The IDEA-Part B Project is open to the public for review and comments during the week of August 25, 2014 in the office of Annmarie Johnston located at 44 Dream Avenue, Delco, NC 28436. August 21, 28, Sept. 4, 11, 18, 25, 29, 2014


Time Warner Cable
Time Warner Cable’s agreements with programmers and broadcasters to carry their services and stations routinely expire from time to time. We are usually able to obtain renewals or extensions of such agreements, but in order to comply with applicable regulations, we must inform you when an agreement is about to expire. The following agreements are due to expire soon, and we may be required to cease carriage of one or more of these services/stations in the near future: Azteca America, Gol TV (SD & HD), NHL Network (SD & HD), NHL Center Ice (SD & HD), Nuvo TV, Youtoo, Outdoor Channel (SD & HD), Jewelry TV (SD & HD), RFD HD. In addition, from time to time we make certain changes in the services that we offer in order to better serve our customers. The following changes are planned: Time Warner Cable may cease carriage of NuvoTV. On or after September 9th, Swagat TV will be available with a subscription to Hindi Passport on channel 1540. EPIX will offer a free preview September 10-14, 2014. It is available to all digital subscribers and may contain PG, PG-13, TV-14, TV-MA and R rated programs. To find out how to block this preview and for more parental control information, visit twc.com or call 800-892-2253. On or about September 23rd, ESPN GamePlan and Full Court sports packages on channels 787-799 will no longer be available. This programming is currently available with a subscription to Sports Pass on channels 392-399. On or after October 8th, WTMV (SD & HD) will launch on Digital Broadcast channel 20 (channel 6 in Riegelwood) and 1232 in Bladenboro/Elizabethtown/Whiteville, Lake Waccamaw, Pender/Burgaw Co, Chadbourn/Tabor City and Riegelwood. This station will not be available in Wilmington/New Hanover County. On or after October 29th, ShopHQ HD will be available with Digital Tier/Variety Pass/Preferred TV on channel 487. The new services listed below cannot be accessed on CableCARD-equipped Unidirectional Digital Cable Products purchased at retail without additional, two-way capable equipment: ShopHQ HD, Swagat TV. For more information about your local channel line-up, visit www.twc.com/programmingnotices. Sept. 11, 2014

 

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Monday, September 8, 2014

 

700 – Legals

EXECUTOR’S NOTICE The undersigned, having qualified on the 18th day of August, 2014 as Executrix of the Estate of Robert Allen Bullard, late of Columbus County, hereby notifies all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the estate of said decedent to exhibit them to the undersigned on or before the 30th day of November 2014, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned. This the 25th day of August, 2014. Pamela Carol Butler Executrix of the estate of Robert Allen Bullard c/o Michael W. Willis Attorney for the Estate P.O. Box 2392 Whiteville, NC 28472 Aug. 25, Sept. 1, 8, 15, 2014.


Notice of Foreclosure Sale
NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK 14 SP 119 IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF A DEED OF TRUST FROM FB HOLDINGS, LLC TO WALTER D. PALMER, TRUSTEE, DATED DECEMBER 21, 2006, RECOREDED IN BOOK 875, PAGE 911 AND MODIFIED IN BOOK 1065, PAGE 874, BOTH IN COLUMBUS COUNTY REGISTRY Pursuant to an order entered AUGUST 26, 2014, in the Superior Court for Columbus County, and the power of sale contained in the captioned deed of trust (“Deed of Trust”), the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at auction, to the highest bidder for cash, AT THE COURTHOUSE DOOR IN WHITEVILLE, COLUMBUS COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA ON SEPTEMBER 17, 2014, AT 10:00 AM the real estate and the improvements thereon secured by the Deed of Trust, less and except of any such property released from the lien of the deed of trust prior to the date of this sale, lying and being in Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: TRACT ONE Lying and being in Whiteville Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Being all of Lot Number Five (5) containing 0.54 acres, more or less, exclusive of right-of way, the same being shown on that survey entitled “Survey if West End Estates”, dated March 22, 2000, prepared by Soles & Walker, P.A., R.L.S., a copy of said plat being recorded in Plat Book 67, Page 59, Columbus County Registry. Reference is also made to plat for Horace Ace Mayo, III dated July 26, 2000, by Soles & Walker, P.A., R.L.S. for a more complete and accurate description of the premises described herein. Reference is made to Deed recorded in Book 685, Page 775, and Book 761, Page 339 Columbus County Registry. There is also hereby conveyed an easement over and upon that fifty (50) foot wide proposed private easement shown on said plat referred to above for the purposes of ingress to and egress from subject property to SR 1554. Said easement is non-exclusive and shall be a burden upon the property owned by the Grantor. Said easement shall inure to the benefit of the Grantee herein, his heirs, successors and assigns. Together with a manufactured/mobile home described in Declaration of Intent to Affix Manufactured Home to Real Property, (VIN #14102320AB), recorded in Book 772, Page 20, Columbus County Registry, which has been made a part of the real property and is to be considered real property. See deed in favor of P. Greg Nealey and Christie Nealey, dated April 29, 2005, and recorded May 3, 2005, in Book 814, Page 28, Columbus County Registry. CURRENT PROPERTY ADDRESS: 42 West End Dr., WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 TRACT TWO Lying and being in Whiteville Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Being all of Lot Number Twenty-Seven (27) containing 0.39 acres, more or less (.34 acres more or less, exclusive of right-of way), the same being shown on that survey entitled “Survey for Mable Brown”, dated March 1, 2000, prepared by Soles & Walker, P.A., R.L.S., a copy of said plat being recorded in Book 615, Page 246, Columbus County Registry. Reference is also made to said plat and to plat recorded in Plat Book 65, Page 58, Columbus County Registry. Reference is made to Deed recorded in Book 640, Page 127, Columbus County Registry. Together with a manufactured/ mobile home described in Declaration of Intent to Affix the manufactured Home to Real Property, recorded in Book 794, Page 236 Columbus County Registry, which has been made a part of the real property and is to be considered real property. See deed in favor of P. Greg Nealey and Christie Nealey, dated September 28, 2004, and recorded October 4, 2004, in Book 794, Page 236, Columbus County Registry. CURRENT PROPERTY ADDRESS: 84 Willow Creek Lane, WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 TRACT THREE: Lying and being in Whiteville Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Being all of Lot Number 16 containing 0.46 acres, more or less (0.41 acres, more or less, exclusive of right-of way), the same being shown on that survey entitled “Survey for Regina McKoy”, dated July 7, 1999, revised July 20, 1999 prepared by Soles & Walker, P.A., R.L.S., a copy of said plat attached to deed recorded in Book 599, Page 288, Columbus County Registry. Reference is also made to plat recorded in Plat Book 66, Page 3, Columbus County Registry. Reference is made to plat recorded in Play Book 64, Page 83 Columbus County Registry for a more complete and accurate description herein. Reference is also made to deed recorded in Book 568, Page 424,Columbus County Registry. There is also hereby conveyed an easement over and upon that forty (40) foot wide proposed private easement shown on said plat referred to above for the purposes of ingress to and egress from subject property to SR #1549. Said easement is non-exclusive and shall be a burden upon the property owned by the Grantor. Said easement shall inure to the benefit of the Grantee herein, his heirs, successors and assigns. Together with a 1985 Titan mobile home (VIN #4953049107AB), described in Declaration of Intent to Affix Manufactured Home to Real Property, recorded in Book 790, Page 555, Columbus County Registry, which has been made a part of the real property and is to be considered real property. For chain of title see Deeds recorded in Book 663, Page 225, Book 718, Page 375 and Book 778, Page 431, all references to the Columbus County Registry. Being the same property conveyed to Jerry K. Barnes and wife, Barbara Barnes, dated April 8, 2005, and recorded April 15, 2005, in Book 812, Page 289, Columbus County Registry. CURRENT PROPERTY ADDRESS: 102 Willow Run Lane, WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 TRACT FOUR: Lying and being in Whiteville Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Being all of Lot Number 26 containing 0.48 acres, more or less (0.43 acres, more or less, exclusive of right-of way), the same being shown on that survey entitled “Survey for Michelle Baldwin”, dated November 19, 1999, prepared by Soles & Walker, P.A., R.L.S., a copy of said plat attached to deed recorded in Book 608, Page 29, Columbus County Registry. Reference is also made to plat recorded in Plat Book 65, Page 58, Columbus County Registry for a more complete and accurate description herein. Reference is also made to deed recorded in Book 662, Page 205, Columbus County Registry. There is also hereby conveyed an easement over and upon that forty (40) foot wide proposed private easement shown on said plat referred to above for the purposes of ingress to and egress from subject property to SR #1549. Said easement is non-exclusive and shall be a burden upon the property owned by the Grantor. Said easement shall inure to the benefit of the Grantee herein, his heirs, successors and assigns. Together with that manufactured/mobile home described as a 2000 Augustine 1GC55126, Serial Number HGA5419900373AB on the Affixation Affidavit Regarding Manufactured (and factor built) Home located in Book 608, Page 29 of the Deed of Trust recorded in Book 608, Page 32, Columbus County Registry. See Declaration of Intent to Affix recorded in Book 774, Page 819, Columbus County Registry. See deed in favor of P. Greg Nealey and Christie Nealey, dated July 1, 2005, and recorded July 6, 2005, in Book 820, Page 686, Columbus County Registry. CURRENT PROPERTY ADDRESS: 102 Willow Creek Lane, WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 TRACT FIVE: Lying and being in Whiteville Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Being all of Lot Number 21 containing 0.39 acres, more or less (0.34 acres, more or less, exclusive of right-of way), the same being shown on that survey entitled “Survey for Jacqueline Canady”, dated March 8, 1999, prepared by Soles & Walker, P.A., R.L.S. Reference is made to said plat for a more complete and accurate description of the premises described herein and to said plat recorded in Plat Book 65, Page 58, Columbus County Registry. Reference is also made to deed recorded in Book 577, Page 765, and Book 677, Page 680, Columbus County Registry. There is also hereby conveyed an easement over and upon that forty (40) foot wide proposed private easement shown on said plat referred to above for the purposes of ingress to and egress from subject property to SR #1549. Said easement is non-exclusive and shall be a burden upon the property owned by the Grantor. Said easement shall inure to the benefit of the Grantee herein, his heirs, successors and assigns. Together with that mobile/manufactured home described on that Declaration of Intent to Affix the Manufactured Home to Real Property recorded in Book 875, Page 904, Columbus County Registry. CURRENT PROPERTY ADDRESS: 13 Willow Creek Lane, WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 TRACT SIX: Lying and being in Whiteville Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Being all of Lot Number 30 containing 0.39 acres, more or less (0.34 acres, more or less, exclusive of right-of way), the same being shown on that survey entitled “Survey for Willow Run Section II”, dated February 17, 1999, prepared by Soles & Walker, P.A., R.L.S., said plat recorded in Plat Book 65, Page 58, Columbus County Registry. Reference is made for a more complete and accurate description herein. Reference is also made to deed recorded in Book 577, Page 765, Columbus County Registry. There is also hereby conveyed an easement over and upon that forty (40) foot wide proposed private easement shown on said plat referred to above for the purposes of ingress to and egress from subject property to SR #1549. Said easement is non-exclusive and shall be a burden upon the property owned by the Grantor. Said easement shall inure to the benefit of the Grantee herein, his heirs, successors and assigns. Together with that manufactured/mobile home described as a 1986 Redmon 61 x 24, serial number SVA37178NC AB on the Affixation Affidavit Regarding Manufactured (and factor built) Home located in Book 586, Page 9 of the Deed of Trust recorded in Book 586, Page 1, Columbus County Registry. See deed in favor of P. Greg Nealey and Christie Nealey, dated February 18, 2004, and recorded in Book 790, Page 746, Columbus County Registry. CURRENT PROPERTY ADDRESS: 28 Willow Creek Lane, WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 In the Trustee’s sole discretion, the sale may be delayed for up to one (1) hour as provided in Section 45-21.23 of the North Carolina General Statutes. The record owner(s) of the real property not more than ten days prior to the date hereof is FB Holdings, LLC. A five percent cash deposit, or a cash deposit of $750.00, whichever is greater, will be required of the last and highest bidder. The balance of the bid purchase price shall be due in full in cash or certified funds at a closing to take place within thirty (30) days of the date of sale. The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” The undersigned Substitute Trustee shall convey title to the property by nonwarranty deed. This sale will be made subject to all prior liens of record. If any, and to all unpaid ad valorem taxes and special assessments, if any, which became a lien subsequent to the recordation of the Deed of Trust. This sale will be further subject to the right, if any, of the United States of America to redeem the above described property for a period of 120 days following the date when the final upset bid period has run. There are no representations of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on or at the property being offered for sale. The purchaser of the property described above shall pay the Clerk’s Commissions in the amount of $.45 per $100.00 of the purchase price (up to a maximum amount of $500.00), required by Section 7A 308(a)(1) of the North Carolina General Statutes. If the Trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. An inability to convey title, includes, but is not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the Trustee. If the sale is challenged by any party, the Trustee in his/their/its’ sole discretion, if they believe the challenge has merit, may request the court to declare the sale void and to return any deposit. The purchaser shall have no further remedy. To the extent of this sale involves residential property with less than fifteen (15) rental units, you are herby notified of the following: a. An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to Section 45-21.29 of the North Carolina General Statutes in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk or superior court, of the county in which the property is sold; and b. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. Stephen C. Bailey Substitute Trustee Bailey & Busby, PLLC 14865 US Hwy 17 N Hampstead, NC 28443 Telephone: 910-270-8830 September 8, 15, 2014


Notice of Public Hearing Columbus County Planning Board
Notice is hereby given that the Columbus County Planning Board will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 7:00 PM in the Commissioners Chambers located in the Dempsey B. Herring Courthouse Annex at 112 W. Smith Street in Whiteville, NC. The purpose of the public hearing is to receive oral and written comments from the public regarding the planned installation of a 190 foot tall cellular communications tower in Nakina, NC. The proposed site is located at 755 Avery Ward Road, Nakina, NC. Application is being made for a Conditional Use Permit to be issued authorizing the construction of a tower at that site by Verizon Wireless in keeping with the requirements of the Columbus County Land Use Regulation Ordinance. All interested citizens are invited to attend this hearing to present oral and written comments. Contact the Columbus County Planning Department at 910-640-6608 regarding questions. Sept. 8, 15, 2014


Notice of Tax Foreclosure Sale
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION FILE NO.: 14 CV 443 COUNTY OF COLUMBUS and TOWN OF TABOR CITY, Plaintiff vs DORIS JETER; TOWN OF TABOR CITY, Beneficiary (Lienholder), Defendants NOTICE is hereby given that the COUNTY OF COLUMBUS and the TOWN OF TABOR CITY as bodies politic incorporate of the State of North Carolina, are exercising their power and authority to assess, levy and collect taxes against real and personal property located within their boundaries in accordance with the laws of the State of North Carolina and the Default Judgment and Order of Sale entered on the 4th day of June, 2014 and is foreclosing on the following land of DORIS JETER in order to satisfy the properly assessed but unpaid taxes and/or special assessments upon certain lands. Pursuant to the Judgment entered on the 4th day of June, 2014, William E. Wood has been appointed Commissioner with the authority to sell the following land at the Courthouse Door, Columbus County Courthouse in the City of Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina at 12:15 o’clock p.m. on the 18th day of September, 2014 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash all interest in the following described real estate: All that certain lot or parcel of land lying and being in the Town of Tabor City, South Williams Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Tract 1: Lying and being in the Town of Tabor City, on the West side of Reece Street, and being Lots #13 and 14, including present house as shown on the map showing subdivision of a certain tract of land owned by M.C. Sarvis, Jr. and W.A. Sarvis as surveyed by J.D. Long in 1953, map of which is duly recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 127, Records of Columbus County, to which map reference is hereby made for a further and more accurate description of said lots. Being the same tract or parcel of land described in that certain deed dated July 18, 1974, from Annie Maude Sanders, widow to Doris K. Jeter as recorded in the Registry of Columbus County, North Carolina found in Book 286, Page 709. Tract 2: That certain tract or parcel of land located in the Town of Tabor City, South Williams Township, Columbus County, North Carolina and more particularly described as follows: All that certain tract or parcel of land containing 0.73 acres, more or less, located in the Town of Tabor City, South Williams Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, as more fully set forth on that map entitled “Survey For Grover Green”, as prepared by Inman Surveying and Mapping, said map being dated October 18th, 2000, a copy of which is attached hereto and marked Exhibit “A” and incorporated herein by reference for a more particular description of said property. See Book 643, Page 617 Columbus County Registry. Tract 3: A certain tract or parcel of land lying and being in the Town of Tabor City, South Williams Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being a portion of that larger tract of land as described in that certain Deed as recorded in Book of Deeds____, Page_____, Records of Columbus County, and being more particularly described as follows: Beginning at a R.R. Spike in the center of West Sixth Street, said R.R. Spike being further located South 88 degrees 05 minutes West 424.75 feet from a R.R. Spike at the intersection of the center of a ditch along the South side of said West Sixth Street and the center of Bay Street; proceeds from said beginning spike South 4 degrees 02 minutes East 20.00 feet to a point in the center of said ditch and on the right of way of said West Sixth Street; thence continuing same course 231.4 feet to an iron rod in a ditch; thence with said ditch South 88 degrees 15 minutes West 30.00 feet to another iron rod; thence North 4 degrees 02 minutes West 230.2 feet to the center of the first mentioned ditch and the South right of way of said West Sixth Street; thence continuing same course 20.00 feet to a R. R. Spike in the center of said street; thence with the center of said Street North 85 degrees 58 minutes East 30.00 feet to the beginning. See Book 653, Page 357 Columbus County Registry. The property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance:: “AS IS, WHERE IS”. Neither the Commissioner nor the County of Columbus, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representatives of either the Commissioner or the County of Columbus make any representation of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold free and clear of all taxes, special assessments, prior liens or encumbrances of record against said property except as may have priority under Federal or State Law, if any. A cash deposit of 20% of the purchase price, or $750 whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale with the balance remaining due to be paid in full by cash or certified funds at the Office of the Commissioner within three (3) days after the entry of the Judgment of Confirmation by the Clerk of Court. Hearing before the Honorable Amy W. Nance, Assistant Clerk of Superior Court for Columbus County, North Carolina was held in connection with this foreclosure on the 4th day of June, 2014 at which time Clerk Amy Nance authorized this foreclosure sale as required by statute. This the 26th day of August, 2014 WILLIAM E WOOD COMMISSIONER 100 COURTHOUSE SQUARE WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 TELEPHONE: 910-642-3965 STATE BAR NO.: 5901 September 8,15, 2014


Notice of Tax Foreclosure Sale
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION FILE NO.: 13 CV 1178 COUNTY OF COLUMBUS Plaintiff VS ROGER RAY SUGGS; PAMELA FOWLER SUGGS; ROGER RAY SUGGS, II; TRAVIS REED SUGGS; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Department of the Treasury, Judgmentholder (Lienholder); COLUMBUS REGIONAL HEALTHCARE SYSTEM, Judgmentholder (Lienholder); COX WAREHOUSE DISCOUNT FURNITURE, Judgmentholder (Lienhlder), Defendants NOTICE is hereby given that the COUNTY OF COLUMBUS as a body politic incorporate of the State of North Carolina, is exercising its power and authority to assess, levy and collect taxes against real and personal property located within its boundaries in accordance with the laws of the State of North Carolina and the Default Judgment and Order of Sale entered on the 21st day of May, 2014 and is foreclosing on the following land of ROGER RAY SUGGS, PAMELA FOWLER SUGGS, ROGER RAY SUGGS, II and TRAVIS REED SUGGS in order to satisfy the properly assessed but unpaid taxes and/or special assessments upon certain lands. Pursuant to the Judgment entered on the 21st day of May, 2014, William E. Wood has been appointed Commissioner with the authority to sell the following land at the Courthouse Door, Columbus County Courthouse in the City of Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina at 12:00 o’clock noon on the 18th day of September, 2014 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash all interest in the following described real estate: All those certain lots or parcels of land situated in Bug Hill Township, Columbus County, North Carolina and more particularly described as follows: TRACT ONE: Beginning at a stake on the North side of a canal and runs with West edge of road North 19 degrees 15 minutes East 327.8 feet to a stake, thence North 68 degrees West 130 feet to a pine, thence South 14 degrees 30 minutes West 323 feet to a stake on North side of a canal; thence direct to the beginning point, containing 0.9 acres; more or less. Note: The beginning corner of this lot of land sets at a bearing of North 16 degrees East 51.5 feet from the center end of a 3 foot tile in West edge of road. Being the same property conveyed by Council Hewett to Ray Suggs and wife, Eunice Suggs, by Deed dated October 13, 1972, recorded in Book 267, Page 532, Columbus County Registry. TRACT TWO: Beginning at a stake in the center of a ditch in Jim T. Long’s line, and runs South 62 degrees 45 minutes West with center of ditch and Jim T. Long’s line 380.5 feet to corner of ditch; thence South 5 degrees 15 minutes West 187 feet to a stake; thence South 62 degrees 30 minutes East 246 feet to Ray Suggs 4th corner of a 0.9 acre tract; thence with his line North 14 degrees 30 minutes East 323 feet to a pine; thence North 49 degrees East 76 feet; thence with center of a ditch North 1 degree East 99 feet to the beginning point; containing 2.4 acres, more or less. Being the same property conveyed by Council Hewett to Ray Suggs and wife, Eunice Fay Suggs, by Deed dated June 4, 1973, recorded in Book 271, Page 18, Columbus County Registry. For chain of title see Deeds recorded in Book 638, Page 896; Book 638, Page 899; Book 638, Page 902; Book 638, Page 905; Book 638, Page 908; and Book 990, Page 41, Columbus County Registry. See also that certain Family Settlement Agreement recorded in Book 635, Page 702, and Estate File 00-E-177, as located in the records of Columbus County. TRACT THREE: That certain tract or parcel of land denoted Parcel A and Parcel B on that certain plat, dated the 24th day of May 2000, by Jimmy Dale Etheridge, and recorded in Plat book 68 at page 95 Columbus County Registry. Reference is hereby made to that certain plat for a more accurate description of the property herein conveyed. See book 635, Page 702 and Book 638, Page 890 Columbus County Registry. The property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance: “AS IS, WHERE IS”. Neither the Commissioner nor the County of Columbus, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representatives of either the Commissioner or the County of Columbus make any representation of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold free and clear of all taxes, special assessments, prior liens or encumbrances of record against said property except as may have priority under Federal or State Law, if any. A cash deposit of 20% of the purchase price, or $750 whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale with the balance remaining due to be paid in full by cash or certified funds at the Office of the Commissioner within three (3) days after the entry of the Judgment of Confirmation by the Clerk of Court. Hearing before the Honorable Amy W. Nance, Assistant Clerk of Superior Court for Columbus County, North Carolina was held in connection with this foreclosure on the 21st day of May, 2014 at which time Clerk Amy Nance authorized this foreclosure sale as required by statute. This the 26th day of August, 2014 WILLIAM E WOOD COMMISSIONER 100 COURTHOUSE SQUARE WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 TELEPHONE: 910-642-3965 STATE BAR NO.: 5901 September 8, 15, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified on the 23rd day of May, 2014, as Executor Of The Estate Of Richard L. Hooks, deceased, of Columbus County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the decedent or said Estate to present them to the undersigned within three (3) months from the date of the first publication of this Notice, or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of any recovery. Please direct all claims to the attention of Theresa Hooks, Executor, Estate Of Richard L. Hooks, c/o T. Scott Sessions, Resident Process Agent, 130 Jefferson Street, Whiteville, North Carolina 28472. All persons indebted to said Estate are hereby requested to make immediate payment thereto. This the 3rd day of September, 2014. THERESA HOOKS, Executor Of The Estate Of Richard L. Hooks 580 Main Street, Apt. 154 New York, New York 10044 T. SCOTT SESSIONS, Attorney For The Estate Of Richard L. Hooks The McGougan Law Firm 130 Jefferson Street Whiteville, North Carolina 28472 September 8, 15, 22, 29, 2014


 

Thursday, September 4, 2014

700 – Legals

Amended Notice of Foreclosure Sale
NORTH CAROLINA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE COLUMBUS COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK 13 SP 249 IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF A DEED OF TRUST EXECUTED BY JAMES DAVID HUFHAM TO LINDA H. GANEY, TRUSTEE FOR RIEGELWOOD FEDERAL CREDIT UNION DATED MARCH 18, 2009 AND RECORDED MARCH 23, 2009 IN BOOK RB 956 AT PAGE 45, AS MODIFIED BY INSTRUMENT RECORDED IN BOOK RB 1061 AT PAGE 590, COLMBUS COUNTY REGISTRY See Book RB 1073 at Page 258 for instrument appointing John C. Wessell, III Substitute Trustee Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in the above Deed of Trust, the property secured by the above Deed of Trust being presently owned by James David Hufham, and by virtue of an Order of the Clerk of Superior Court of Columbus County, North Carolina, default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness thereby secured and the Deed of Trust being by its terms subject to foreclosure, the Substitute Trustee will offer for sale the lands conveyed in the Deed of Trust, together with any residence and other improvements situated thereon, to the highest bidder for cash at the front door of the Columbus County Courthouse in Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina on Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 11:00 a.m., the lands lying and being in Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: TRACT I: BEGINNING at an iron rebar set in the East margin of Hufham Road in the Southern line of lot #10 shown in Plat Book 25, Page 4, CCR, thence with Hufham Road North 02 degrees 42 minutes 00 seconds West 350 feet to an iron rebar set in the East margin of Hufham Road; thence South 86 degrees 54 minutes 00 seconds East 631.63 feet to an existing iron pipe; thence South 02 degrees 21 minutes 00 seconds East 349.80 feet to an existing iron pipe; thence North 86 degrees 53 minutes 57 seconds West 173.81 feet to an iron rebar set in the corner of Lot 10A; thence with the boundary of Lot 10A North 08 degrees 56 minutes 54 seconds East 232.57 feet to an iron rebar set; thence North 86 degrees 53 minutes 57 seconds West 188.78 feet to an iron rebar set; thence South 08 degrees 56 minutes 54 seconds West 232.57 feet to an iron rebar set in the corner of Lot 10A; thence North 86 degrees 53 minutes 56 seconds West 266.90 feet to an iron rebar set in the East margin of Hufham Road, the BEGINNING and containing 4.04 acres labeled Lot 10 on a Map of Survey Prepared For James David Hufham certified by Davey G. Williamson, surveyor on 3-3-2009 and recorded in the Columbus County Registry. SUBJECT TO a 30 foot wide perpetual Access Easement over an existing Soil Road as the same is shown on said map so as to provide access to Lot 10A. TRACT II: BEGINNING at an iron rebar set in the Southern line of Lot 10 (plat book 25, page 4, CCR); thence North 08 degrees 56 minutes 54 seconds East 232.57 feet to an iron rebar set; thence South 86 degrees 53 minutes 57 seconds East 188.78 feet to an iron rebar set; thence South 08 degrees 56 minutes 54 seconds West 232.57 feet to an iron rebar set; thence North 86 degrees 53 minutes 57 seconds West 188.78 feet to an iron rebar set, the BEGINNING and containing 1.00 acres and being Lot 10A as per Map of Survey Prepared For James David Hufham certified by Davey G. Williamson, surveyor, on 03-3-2009 and recorded in the Columbus County Registry, TOGETHER WITH a perpetual easement for ingress and egress over a 30 foot wide Access Easement over an existing Soil Road as the same is shown on said map so as to provide access to Lot 10A. Property Address: 370 Hufham Road, Bolton, NC 28423 Should the property be purchased by a third party, that person must pay the tax of Forty-Five Cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by N.C.G.S. ¤7A-308(a)(1) and may also be required to pay revenue stamps on the Substitute Trustee’s Deed. The property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS”. Neither the Substitute Trustee nor the holder of the Note secured by the Deed of Trust being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representatives of either the Substitute Trustee or the holder of the Note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold subject to all taxes, special assessments, and prior liens or encumbrances of record and any recorded releases. A cash deposit or cashier’s check (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts are immediately due and owing. An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to N.C.G.S. ¤45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the Clerk of Superior Court of the County in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007 may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement pro-rated to the effective date of the termination. If the Substitute Trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the Substitute Trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the Substitute Trustee, in his sole discretion, if he believes the challenge to have merit, may request the Court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. DATED this 30th day of June, 2014. John C. Wessell, III, Substitute Trustee Wessell & Raney, L.L.P. P.O. Box 1049 Wilmington, NC 28402 August 28, September 4, 2014


Notice of Foreclosure Sale
14 SP 34 North Carolina Columbus County Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Herman Cain dated November 3, 2004 to BB&T Collateral Service Corporation, Trustee for Branch Banking and Trust Company, recorded in Book 797, Page 137, Columbus County Registry; default having been made in payment of the indebtedness thereby secured; and the necessary findings to permit foreclosure having been made by the Clerk of Superior Court of Columbus County, North Carolina; the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, the property conveyed in said deed of trust, the same lying and being in the County of Columbus and State of North Carolina, and more particularly described as follows: Lying and being in the Town of Whiteville, Whiteville Township, Columbus County, North Carolina: Lying and being in the Town of Whiteville on the North side of Jefferson Street, and being shown and designated as Lots 65 and 66 of the subdivision of A. W. Baldwin as per plat recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 94, Columbus County Registry. Being the same as conveyed by Linberg Holden and wife, to James Iredell Long and wife by deed dated December 12, 1968, recorded in Book 247, Page 643, Columbus County Registry. Being the same as conveyed by deed dated October 21, 1970, from James Iredell Long and wife, Estella J. Long to Herman Devon Cain and wife, Nira R. Cain recorded in Book 259, Page 23, Columbus County Registry. Property Address: 808 N. Thompson Street, Whiteville, NC 28472 Date of Sale: September 5, 2014 at 10:30AM Location of Sale: Columbus County Courthouse Record Owner(s): Herman Cain TERMS OF THE SALE: (1) This sale will be made subject to: (a) all prior liens, encumbrances, easements, right-of-ways, restrictive covenants or other restrictions of record affecting the property; (b) property taxes and assessments for the year in which the sale occurs, as well as any prior years; (c) federal tax liens with respect to which proper notice was not given to the Internal Revenue Service; and (d) federal tax liens to which proper notice was given to the Internal Revenue Service and to which the right of redemption applies. (2) The property is being sold “as is”. Neither the beneficiary of the deed of trust, nor the undersigned Substitute Trustee, makes any warranties or representations concerning the property, including but not limited to, the physical or environmental condition of the property. Further, the undersigned Substitute Trustee makes no title warranties with respect to the title to the property. (3) The highest bidder will be responsible for the payment of revenue stamps payable to the Register of Deeds and any final court and/or auditing fees payable to the Clerk of Superior Court which are assessed on the high bid resulting from this foreclosure sale. (4) At the time of the sale, the highest bidder will be required to make a cash deposit of five percent (5%) of the bid, or $750.00, whichever is greater, with the remaining balance of the bid amount to be paid on the day following the expiration of the applicable ten (10) day upset bid period. (5) Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. (6) An order for possession of the property being sold may be issued pursuant to N.C.G.S. ¤45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession, by the Clerk of Superior Court of the county in which the property is sold. SMITH DEBNAM NARRON DRAKE SAINTSING & MYERS, L.L.P. Cara B. Williams, Attorney for Jeff D. Rogers, Substitute Trustee P. O. Box 26268 Raleigh, NC 27611-6268 919-250-2000 File No. ALS 97392739, 1107572 August 28, September 4, 2014


Notice of Public Hearing Whiteville Planning Board
The Whiteville Planning & Zoning Board will hold a public hearing as follows: Date: September 8, 2014 Time: 12:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the agenda will allow Meeting Location: Whiteville City Hall, 317 S. Madison St. Conditional Use Permit: Request from Ashley Alderman & Crystal Watts for a conditional use permit at 426 South Lee Street for a child care facility. Citizens interested in the proposal are invited to attend and participate in the public hearing. Changes may be made in the above proposal as a result of debate, objection, or discussion. Hiram J. Marziano, II City of Whiteville Planning Director 910-640-1380 August 28, September 4, 2014


Notice of Service of Process by Publication
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 14 CVD 769 SPRINGLEAF FINANCIAL SERVICES OF AMERICA, INC., Plaintiff vs. JERRY L. PETERSON, JR. AKA JERRY L. PETERSON, Defendant TO: Jerry L. Peterson, Jr. a/k/a Jerry L. Peterson Take notice that a pleading seeking relief against you has been filed in the above-entitled action. The nature of the relief being sought is as follows: possession of and court costs. You are required to make a defense to such pleading not later than 40 days after the first date of the publication of this notice yielding a deadline of October 7, 2014 and upon your failure to do so, the party seeking service against you will apply to the court for the relief sought. Dated: August 18, 2014 Jay B. Green Attorney for Plaintiff 908 E. Edenton Street Raleigh, North Carolina 27601 Telephone: 919-829-0797 Aug. 28, Sept. 4, 11, 2014


Notice of Service of Process by Publication
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY In the General District Court Amanda Marie Davis vs. Daniel Lynn Davis File #: 14 CVD 340 TO: Daniel Lynn Davis Take notice that a pleading seeking relief from you has been filed in the above-entitled action. The nature of the relief being sought is as follows: Amanda Marie Davis is seeking the court to grant her an Absolute Divorce, Child Custody, Visitation and Attorney’s Fees from Daniel Lynn Davis. You are required to make defense to such pleading no later than forty (40) days from September 4, 2014, and upon your failure to do so, the parties seeking service against you will apply to the Court for the relief sought. This the 4th day of September, 2014. H. Griffith Garner Attorney for Amanda Marie Davis 609 N. Madison St. Whiteville, N. C. 28472 September 4, 11, 18, 2014


Notice of Service of Process by Publication
State of North Carolina Columbus County In the District Court COLUMBUS COUNTY, by and through its CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT AGENCY, on behalf of Annie I. Smith, Plaintiff Vs. Krona R. N. Smith, Defendant TO: Krona R. N. Smith TAKE NOTICE that a pleading seeking relief against you has been filed in the above-entitled action. The nature of the relief being sought is as follows: That you be ordered to pay child support for your two children Larry and Anna Jones, provide medical insurance for them, pay the costs of this action and submit to wage withholding. You are required to make defense to such pleading not later than October 7, 2014, and upon your failure to do so the party seeking service against you will apply to the court for the relief sought. This the 28th day of August, 2014. David S. Tedder Asst. County Attorney PO Box 397 Whiteville, NC 28472 910-641-3177 Aug. 28, Sept. 4, 11, 2014


Notice of Substitute Trustee’s Sale of Real Estate
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION COUNTY OF COLUMBUS In the Matter of the Foreclosure of the Deed of Trust of G&M Real Estate Investments, Inc., to Paul McCombie, Trustee, dated December 14, 2004, recorded in Book 801, Page 575, Columbus County Registry Robbie B. Parker, Substitute Trustee,”” See Substitution of Trustee as recorded in Book 1085 at Page 537 of the Columbus County Registry”” Under and by virtue of the power and authority contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed and delivered by G&M Real Estate Investments, Inc., dated December 14, 2004 and recorded in Book 801 at Page 575 in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Columbus County, North Carolina (the “Deed of Trust”), because of default in the failure to carry out or perform the stipulations and agreements therein contained, pursuant to the demand of the owner and holder of the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust and pursuant to the Order of the Clerk of Superior Court for Columbus County, North Carolina, entered in this foreclosure proceeding, the undersigned, Robbie B. Parker, Substitute Trustee, will expose for sale at public auction on the 5th day of September, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. on the steps of the Columbus County Courthouse, Whiteville, North Carolina, the real property (including any improvements thereon) with a property address of 2700 Old Cribbtown Road, Chadbourn, North Carolina 28431 and more particularly described in the Deed of Trust and on Exhibit 1 attached hereto which descriptions are incorporated by reference herein. In the trustee’s discretion, the sale may be held up to one (1) hour after the sale time stated above. The real property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS”. Neither the Substitute Trustee nor the holder of the Note secured by the Deed of Trust being foreclosed or the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representatives of either the Substitute Trustee or the holder of the Note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the real property being offered for sale and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such conditions are expressly disclaimed. The real property will be sold subject to any and all prior and superior deeds of trust, mortgages and liens, restrictions, easements and other matters of record, if any, and to all unpaid ad valorem taxes and special assessments, if any, which became a lien subsequent to the recordation of the Deed of Trust. Further, this real property will be sold subject to the right, if any, of the United States of America to redeem the above-described real property for a period of one hundred and twenty (120) days following the date when the final upset bid period has expired. Subject to applicable Federal law, an Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. The record owner of the above-described real property as reflected on the records of the Columbus County Register of Deeds not more than ten (10) days prior to the posting of this Notice is G&M Real Estate Investments, Inc. Any successful bidder may be required to deposit with the Substitute Trustee immediately upon conclusion of the sale a cash deposit of the greater of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00). Any successful bidder shall be required to tender the full balance of the purchase price so bid in cash or certified check at the time the Substitute Trustee tenders to him a deed for the property or attempts to tender such deed, and should said successful bidder fail to pay the full balance of the purchase price so bid at that time, he shall remain liable as provided in North Carolina General Statute Section 45-21.30. The owner and holder of the indebtedness secured by the Deed of Trust may make a credit bid. Should the property be purchased by a third party, that party must pay the tax of Forty Five Cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by N.C.G.S. Section 7A-308 (a)(1). This sale will be held open ten (10) days for upset bids as required by law. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE PROTECTION OF THE BANKRUPTCY COURT OR HAVE BEEN DISCHARGED AS A RESULT OF A BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDING, THIS NOTICE IS GIVEN TO YOU PURSUANT TO A STATUTORY REQUIREMENT AND FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND IS NOT INTENDED AS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT OR AS AN ACT TO COLLECT, ASSESS OR RECOVER ALL OR ANY PORTION OF THE DEBT FROM YOU PERSONALLY. This the 7th day of August, 2014. Robbie B. Parker, Substitute Trustee 1427 Military Cutoff Road, Suite 208 Wilmington, NC 28403 (910) 399-3447 EXHIBIT 1 Lying and being in Williams Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: All of Lot No. 6, containing 0.51 acres, as shown on Map entitled “Map of a Survey for Robin Barnes Prince”, dated November 1, 1994, prepared by David B. Goldston, Jr., R.L.S., said tract being more particularly described as follows: For a tie line begin where the centerline of SR #1319 intersects the centerline of SR #1005; thence South 89 degrees 47 minutes 03 seconds West 1,159.70 feet to a nail located in the centerline of SR #1319; thence with the centerline of SR #1319, South 89 degrees 31 minutes 05 seconds West 113.66 feet to a nail located in the centerline of SR #1319 said nail being the POINT AND PLACE OF BEGINNING. Thence from said beginning point so located, proceed North 00 degrees 35 minutes 15 seconds East 210.00 feet total to an iron; thence South 89 degrees 23 minutes 45 seconds East 167.50 feet to an iron; thence South 01 degrees 40 minutes 25 seconds East 40.64 feet to an iron; thence South 88 degrees 19 minutes 34 seconds West 61.85 feet to an old iron; thence South 01 degrees 35 minutes 38 seconds East 164.91 feet total to an iron located in the centerline of SR #1319; thence proceed South 89 degrees 31 minutes 05 seconds West 113.66 feet to an iron located in the centerline of SR #1319, said iron being the POINT AND PLACE OF BEGINNING, containing 0.51 acres, more or less, and being all of Lot No. 6 on the map referenced above. The above described tract is a portion of that property described in Deed Book 425, Page 541, Columbus County Registry. August 28, Sept. 4, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Executrix of the Estate of Elsie Faye Williamson, deceased, of Columbus County, State of North Carolina, the undersigned does pursuant to N.C.G.S. ¤ 28A-14-1 hereby notify all persons, firms, associations or corporations having claims against the estate of the said decedent to present them to the undersigned on or before the 26th day of November, 2014, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, associations or corporations indebted to the said estate will please make payment immediately. This the 25th day of August, 2014. Phyllis Williamson Pope Executrix of the estate of Elsie Faye Williamson JOHN ALAN HIGH, PLLC Attorney at Law 102 Courthouse Square Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: 910-640-2111 Facsimile: 910-212-7333 August 28, Sept. 4, 11, 18, 2014.


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified on the 15th day of August, 2014, as Executor Of The Estate Of Ella J. Ward, deceased, of Columbus County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the decedent or said Estate to present them to the undersigned within three (3) months from the date of the first publication of this Notice, or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of any recovery. Please direct all claims to the attention of Terry W. Cockerham, Executor, Estate Of Ella J. Ward, c/o T. Scott Sessions, Resident Process Agent, 130 Jefferson Street, Whiteville, North Carolina 28472. All persons indebted to said Estate are hereby requested to make immediate payment thereto. This the 18th day of August, 2014. TERRY W. COCKERHAM, Executor Of The Estate Of Ella J. Ward 345 East Ohio Street, Apt. 1611 Chicago, Illinois 60611 T. SCOTT SESSIONS, Attorney For The Estate Of Ella J. Ward The McGougan Law Firm 130 Jefferson Street Whiteville, North Carolina 28472 August 21, 28, Sept. 4, 11, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS In the General Court of Justice Columbus County Superior Court Division Before the Clerk File No: 14-E-358 In the Matter of the Estate of MATTIE LOU ASHLEY, deceased Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of MATTIE LOU ASHLEY, late of Columbus County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the said estate to present such claims to the undersigned, William Wade Ashley, at Post Office Box 308, Whiteville, North Carolina 28472 on or before December 11, 2014, a date more than 3 months from the first publication of this notice. Failure to present a claim against the estate within the specified period of time will be pleaded in bar of recovery of the same. All persons indebted to the said estate will please make immediate payment to the said Executor at the stated address. This 3rd day of September, 2014. WILLIAM WADE ASHLEY Executor Junius B. Lee, III Lee & Lee, Attorneys 100 Washington Street Whiteville, NC 28472 Tel: 910-642-3708 Fax: 910-642-9058 September 4, 11, 18, 25, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY The undersigned, CAROLYN B. ALLRED, having qualified as Executrix of the Estate of WILLIAM KENNETH COX, deceased, late of Columbus County, NC, this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned Executrix on or before December 7, 2014 at Powell & Powell, Attorneys, PO Box 428, Whiteville, NC 28472, or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned Executrix. This the 2nd day of September, 2014. CAROLYN B. ALLRED Executrix PO Box 1154 Loris, SC 29569 c/o J. Coburn Powell Powell & Powell, Attorneys PO Box 428 Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: (910) 642-2728 September 4, 11, 18, 25, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified on the 15th day of August, 2014, as Executor Of The Estate Of Ruth Ward McNeill, deceased, of Columbus County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the decedent or said Estate to present them to the undersigned within three (3) months from the date of the first publication of this Notice, or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of any recovery. Please direct all claims to the attention of Joyce Ward Baldwin, Executor, Estate Of Ruth Ward McNeill, c/o T. Scott Sessions, Resident Process Agent, 130 Jefferson Street, Whiteville, North Carolina 28472. All persons indebted to said Estate are hereby requested to make immediate payment thereto. This the 18th day of August, 2014. JOYCE WARD BALDWIN, Executor Of The Estate Of Ruth Ward McNeill 5602 Pola Court Clinton, Maryland 20735 T. SCOTT SESSIONS, Attorney For The Estate Of Ruth Ward McNeill The McGougan Law Firm 130 Jefferson Street Whiteville, North Carolina 28472 August 21, 28, Sept. 4, 11, 2014


Public Notice
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA-Part B, Public Law 108.446) Project is presently being amended. The Project describes the special education programs that SEGS Academy proposes for Federal funding for the 2014-2015 School Year. Interested persons are encouraged to review amendments to the Project and make comments concerning the implementation of special education under this Federal Program. All comments will be considered prior to submission of the amended Project to the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction in Raleigh, North Carolina. The IDEA-Part B Project is open to the public for review and comments during the week of August 25, 2014 in the office of Annmarie Johnston located at 44 Dream Avenue, Delco, NC 28436. August 21, 28, Sept. 4, 11, 18, 25, 29, 2014
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Monday, September 1, 2014

700 – Legals

EXECUTOR’S NOTICE The undersigned, having qualified on the 18th day of August, 2014 as Executrix of the Estate of Robert Allen Bullard, late of Columbus County, hereby notifies all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the estate of said decedent to exhibit them to the undersigned on or before the 30th day of November 2014, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned. This the 25th day of August, 2014. Pamela Carol Butler Executrix of the estate of Robert Allen Bullard c/o Michael W. Willis Attorney for the Estate P.O. Box 2392 Whiteville, NC 28472 Aug. 25, Sept. 1, 8, 15, 2014.


Notice of Foreclosure Sale
14 SP 27 NORTH CAROLINA, COLUMBUS COUNTY Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Jacqueline C. Boyd to Dave Dillard, Trustee(s), which was dated March 26, 2004 and recorded on March 31, 2004 in Book 775 at Page 690, Columbus County Registry, North Carolina. Default having been made of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC, having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust, and the holder of the note evidencing said default having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door of the county courthouse where the property is located, or the usual and customary location at the county courthouse for conducting the sale on September 9, 2014 at 10:00AM, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following described property situated in Columbus County, North Carolina, to wit: That certain tract or parcel of land located in Whiteville Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being all of Lot No. 4 as shown on the map of the Pineland Woods Development as recorded in Plat Book 8, Page 21, Columbus County Registry, bounded on the North by the southern edge of SR 1166, on the South by the northeastern line of Lot No. 12, on the East by the northwestern line of Lot No. 3, bounded on the West by the southeastern line of Lot No. 5, and being more particularly described as follows, to-wit: For a tie line, begin at the point of intersection of the Southern edge of an unnamed street as per the aforesaid plat with the southern edge of SR 1166, also known as the Old Pleasant Plain/New Hope Road, and proceed along said southern edge of SR 1166, South 52 degrees 58 minutes East 230 feet as per said plat to an existing iron pipe, the point and place of beginning, said beginning point also marking the eastern corner of Lot No. 5; proceed thence from said beginning point and along the southeastern line of Lot No. 5, South 37 degrees 06 minutes West, 161.80 feet to an existing iron pipe marking the northern corner of Lot No. 12; proceed thence along the northern line of Lot No. 12, South 57 degrees 00 minutes East, 114.55 feet to an existing iron pipe marking the western corner of Lot No. 3; proceed thence along the western line of Lot No. 3, North 37 degrees 21 minutes East, 153.76 feet to an existing iron in the southern edge of SR 1166; proceed thence along the southern edge of SR 1166, North 52 degrees 58 minutes West, 114.90 feet to an existing iron pipe, the point and place of beginning, and being as per map prepared by David B. Goldston, Jr., Registered Land Surveyor, dated August 27, 1987, entitled “Plot Plan for Mildred C. Hardwick”. Reference is made to deed recorded in Book 386, Page 576, Columbus County Registry. Reference is also made to the deed recorded in Book 687, Page 590, Columbus County Registry. Save and except any releases, deeds of release or prior conveyances of record. Said property is commonly known as 301 Pleasant Plains Church Road, Whiteville, NC 28472. THIRD PARTY PURCHASERS MUST PAY THE EXCISE TAX, AND THE COURT COSTS OF FORTYÐ FIVE CENTS (45¢) PER ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100.00) PURSUANT TO NCGS 7A-308(a)(1). A cash deposit (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts are immediately due and owing. Said property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS WHERE IS.” There are no representations of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale. This sale is made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, any unpaid land transfer taxes, special assessments, easements, rights of way, deeds of release, and any other encumbrances or exceptions of record. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the current owner(s) of the property is/are All Lawful Heirs of Jacqueline C. Boyd. An Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. If the trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the trustee, in their sole discretion, if they believe the challenge to have merit, may request the court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC Substitute Trustee Brock & Scott, PLLC Attorneys for Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC 5431 Oleander Drive Suite 200 Wilmington, NC 28403 PHONE: (910) 392-4988 FAX: (910) 392-8587 File No.: 14-02581-FC01 August 25, September 1, 2014


Notice of Foreclosure Sale
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS FILE NUMBER: 14-SP-111 PURSUANT to the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust in the principal amount of $19,200.00, from John Olin Freeman, Jr., Unmarried, to J. Coburn Powell, Trustee for Dorothy G. Troy, dated April 1, 2009, and recorded April 2, 2009, in Book 956 at Page 938, Columbus County Registry, and pursuant to the authority vested in the undersigned as Substitute Trustee by a written instrument recorded in the Columbus County Registry, default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness thereby secured and the said deed of trust being by the terms thereof subject to foreclosure, and the holder of the indebtedness thereby secured having demanded a foreclosure thereof for the purpose of satisfying said indebtedness, the Clerk of Superior Court of Columbus County having authorized this foreclosure, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at public auction to the highest bidder for cash at the Courthouse door in Whiteville, North Carolina, at 11:00 a.m., on Wednesday, September 3, 2014, the land conveyed in said Deed Of Trust, the same being more particularly described as follows: ALL OF Lot A, containing 0.10 acre, more or less, as shown and delineated on a survey map entitled “Survey For Easter Ray Stevenson And Dorothy G. Troy”, dated June 26, 2008, and prepared by Nelson D. Soles, PLS. Said survey map is recorded as an attachment to a Deed in Book 942 at Page 961, Columbus County Registry, and is hereby incorporated herein by reference. For reference, see Deed Book 259 at Page 624 of the Columbus County Registry. See also the Estate of Lettie G. McClain as shown in Estate File No. 07-E-188 of the Clerk Of Superior Court Of Columbus County. The above described property is the same property as conveyed in Special Warranty Deed from Sarah Thompson, Executrix of the Estate of Lettie G. McClain, to Dorothy G. Troy, recorded in Book 942 at Page 959, Columbus County Registry. Being also the same property conveyed from Dorothy G. Troy, Unmarried, to John Olin Freeman, Jr., by Deed dated the 1st day of April, 2009, and recorded in Book 956 at Page 936, Columbus County Registry. The RECORD OWNER of the above described real property as of the date not more than ten (10) days prior to the date of this notice is: John Olin Freeman, Jr., and the PHYSICAL ADDRESS of the subject property is believed to be 413 West Lewis Street, Whiteville, North Carolina 28472. The terms of sale are as follows herein. The Trustee, in his sole discretion, may delay the sale for up to one hour as provided for in NCGS 45-21.23. Should the property be purchased by a third party, that third party must pay the tax of Forty-Five Cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by NCGS 7A-308(a)(1), as well as any Clerk’s Commission charged upon the sale, if applicable. The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer, and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS”. Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents nor authorized representatives of either the Trustee or the holder of the Note make any representations or warranties relating to the title, or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to such condition are expressly disclaimed. This sale is made subject to all prior liens, encumbrances, taxes, assessments, restrictions and easements of record. A cash deposit of five (5%) percent of the purchase price, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars and No/100 ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required of the successful bidder immediately upon completion of the sale. The successful bidder is required to pay the entire balance of the purchase price, which shall specifically include the amount of the bid plus a) deed recording fees, b) notice of foreclosure recording fees, c) revenue stamps for the deed tendered to the buyer, if applicable, and d) the clerk’s assessment charged on the sale, by cash or certified check upon tender of deed for the property in him by the Trustee. This sale will remain open for ten (10) days for upset bids in accordance with North Carolina General Statutes. Pursuant to North Carolina law, the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold may issue an order for possession of the property pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession. Also pursuant to North Carolina law, any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. Dated: July 7, 2014 KEVIN J. BULLARD SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE THE MCGOUGAN LAW ATTORNEYS AT LAW 130 JEFFERSON STREET WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 TELEPHONE: 910-640-1485 FACSIMILE: 910-640-3132 August 25, September 1, 2014


Notice of Foreclosure Sale
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS FILE NUMBER: 14-SP-112 PURSUANT to the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust in the principal amount of $170,250.00, from Aubrey C. Thompson, Jr., An Unmarried Man, to T. Scott Sessions, Trustee for Miriam P. Fox, Widow, dated November 5, 2010, and recorded November 5, 2010, in Book 996 at Page 370, Columbus County Registry, and pursuant to the authority vested in the undersigned as Trustee, default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness thereby secured and the said Deed Of Trust being by the terms thereof subject to foreclosure, and the holder of the indebtedness thereby secured having demanded a foreclosure thereof for the purpose of satisfying said indebtedness, the Clerk of Superior Court of Columbus County having authorized this foreclosure, the undersigned Trustee will offer for sale at public auction to the highest bidder for cash at the Courthouse door in Whiteville, North Carolina, at 11:15 a.m., on Wednesday, September 3, 2014, the land conveyed in said Deed Of Trust, the same being more particularly described as follows: BEING ALL of Lot No. D-16 of the Creek Ridge Subdivision as the same is more particularly delineated upon plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 76, Columbus County Registry. The road shown upon said plat is to be used concurrently with the owners of other lots in said subdivision and this deed is given subject thereto. Being the same property conveyed from S.A. Gregg, Jr. and wife, Jane C. Gregg, to Martin F. Fox and wife, Miriam P. Fox, by Deed dated the 19th day of March, 1973, and recorded in Deed Book 268 at Page 194, Columbus County Registry. Being also the same property conveyed from Miriam P. Fox, Widow, to Aubrey C. Thompson, Jr., by Deed dated the 5th day of November, 2010, and recorded in Book 996 at Page 368, Columbus County Registry. The RECORD OWNER of the above described real property as of the date not more than ten (10) days prior to the date of this notice is: Aubrey C. Thompson, Jr., and the PHYSICAL ADDRESS of the subject property is believed to be Lot D-16, Creek Ridge Road, Lake Waccamaw, North Carolina 28450. The terms of sale are as follows herein. The Trustee, in his sole discretion, may delay the sale for up to one hour as provided for in NCGS 45-21.23. Should the property be purchased by a third party, that third party must pay the tax of Forty-Five Cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by NCGS 7A-308(a)(1), as well as any Clerk’s Commission charged upon the sale, if applicable. The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer, and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS”. Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents nor authorized representatives of either the Trustee or the holder of the Note make any representations or warranties relating to the title, or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to such condition are expressly disclaimed. This sale is made subject to all prior liens, encumbrances, taxes, assessments, restrictions and easements of record. A cash deposit of five (5%) percent of the purchase price, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars and No/100 ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required of the successful bidder immediately upon completion of the sale. The successful bidder is required to pay the entire balance of the purchase price, which shall specifically include the amount of the bid plus a) deed recording fees, b) notice of foreclosure recording fees, c) revenue stamps for the deed tendered to the buyer, if applicable, and d) the clerk’s assessment charged on the sale, by cash or certified check upon tender of deed for the property in him by the Trustee. This sale will remain open for ten (10) days for upset bids in accordance with North Carolina General Statutes. Pursuant to North Carolina law, the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold may issue an order for possession of the property pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession. Also pursuant to North Carolina law, any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. Dated: july 7, 2014 T. SCOTT SESSIONS, TRUSTEE THE MCGOUGAN LAW FIRM ATTORNEYS AT LAW 130 JEFFERSON STREET WHITEVILLE, N.C. 28472 TELEPHONE: 910-640-1485 FACSIMILE: 910-640-3132 August 25, September 1, 2014
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Thursday, August 28, 2014

700 – Legals

Amended Notice of Foreclosure Sale
NORTH CAROLINA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE COLUMBUS COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK 13 SP 249 IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF A DEED OF TRUST EXECUTED BY JAMES DAVID HUFHAM TO LINDA H. GANEY, TRUSTEE FOR RIEGELWOOD FEDERAL CREDIT UNION DATED MARCH 18, 2009 AND RECORDED MARCH 23, 2009 IN BOOK RB 956 AT PAGE 45, AS MODIFIED BY INSTRUMENT RECORDED IN BOOK RB 1061 AT PAGE 590, COLMBUS COUNTY REGISTRY See Book RB 1073 at Page 258 for instrument appointing John C. Wessell, III Substitute Trustee Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in the above Deed of Trust, the property secured by the above Deed of Trust being presently owned by James David Hufham, and by virtue of an Order of the Clerk of Superior Court of Columbus County, North Carolina, default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness thereby secured and the Deed of Trust being by its terms subject to foreclosure, the Substitute Trustee will offer for sale the lands conveyed in the Deed of Trust, together with any residence and other improvements situated thereon, to the highest bidder for cash at the front door of the Columbus County Courthouse in Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina on Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 11:00 a.m., the lands lying and being in Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: TRACT I: BEGINNING at an iron rebar set in the East margin of Hufham Road in the Southern line of lot #10 shown in Plat Book 25, Page 4, CCR, thence with Hufham Road North 02 degrees 42 minutes 00 seconds West 350 feet to an iron rebar set in the East margin of Hufham Road; thence South 86 degrees 54 minutes 00 seconds East 631.63 feet to an existing iron pipe; thence South 02 degrees 21 minutes 00 seconds East 349.80 feet to an existing iron pipe; thence North 86 degrees 53 minutes 57 seconds West 173.81 feet to an iron rebar set in the corner of Lot 10A; thence with the boundary of Lot 10A North 08 degrees 56 minutes 54 seconds East 232.57 feet to an iron rebar set; thence North 86 degrees 53 minutes 57 seconds West 188.78 feet to an iron rebar set; thence South 08 degrees 56 minutes 54 seconds West 232.57 feet to an iron rebar set in the corner of Lot 10A; thence North 86 degrees 53 minutes 56 seconds West 266.90 feet to an iron rebar set in the East margin of Hufham Road, the BEGINNING and containing 4.04 acres labeled Lot 10 on a Map of Survey Prepared For James David Hufham certified by Davey G. Williamson, surveyor on 3-3-2009 and recorded in the Columbus County Registry. SUBJECT TO a 30 foot wide perpetual Access Easement over an existing Soil Road as the same is shown on said map so as to provide access to Lot 10A. TRACT II: BEGINNING at an iron rebar set in the Southern line of Lot 10 (plat book 25, page 4, CCR); thence North 08 degrees 56 minutes 54 seconds East 232.57 feet to an iron rebar set; thence South 86 degrees 53 minutes 57 seconds East 188.78 feet to an iron rebar set; thence South 08 degrees 56 minutes 54 seconds West 232.57 feet to an iron rebar set; thence North 86 degrees 53 minutes 57 seconds West 188.78 feet to an iron rebar set, the BEGINNING and containing 1.00 acres and being Lot 10A as per Map of Survey Prepared For James David Hufham certified by Davey G. Williamson, surveyor, on 03-3-2009 and recorded in the Columbus County Registry, TOGETHER WITH a perpetual easement for ingress and egress over a 30 foot wide Access Easement over an existing Soil Road as the same is shown on said map so as to provide access to Lot 10A. Property Address: 370 Hufham Road, Bolton, NC 28423 Should the property be purchased by a third party, that person must pay the tax of Forty-Five Cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by N.C.G.S. ¤7A-308(a)(1) and may also be required to pay revenue stamps on the Substitute Trustee’s Deed. The property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS”. Neither the Substitute Trustee nor the holder of the Note secured by the Deed of Trust being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representatives of either the Substitute Trustee or the holder of the Note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold subject to all taxes, special assessments, and prior liens or encumbrances of record and any recorded releases. A cash deposit or cashier’s check (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts are immediately due and owing. An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to N.C.G.S. ¤45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the Clerk of Superior Court of the County in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007 may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement pro-rated to the effective date of the termination. If the Substitute Trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the Substitute Trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the Substitute Trustee, in his sole discretion, if he believes the challenge to have merit, may request the Court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. DATED this 30th day of June, 2014. John C. Wessell, III, Substitute Trustee Wessell & Raney, L.L.P. P.O. Box 1049 Wilmington, NC 28402 August 28, September 4, 2014


Notice of Foreclosure Sale
14 SP 34 North Carolina Columbus County Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Herman Cain dated November 3, 2004 to BB&T Collateral Service Corporation, Trustee for Branch Banking and Trust Company, recorded in Book 797, Page 137, Columbus County Registry; default having been made in payment of the indebtedness thereby secured; and the necessary findings to permit foreclosure having been made by the Clerk of Superior Court of Columbus County, North Carolina; the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, the property conveyed in said deed of trust, the same lying and being in the County of Columbus and State of North Carolina, and more particularly described as follows: Lying and being in the Town of Whiteville, Whiteville Township, Columbus County, North Carolina: Lying and being in the Town of Whiteville on the North side of Jefferson Street, and being shown and designated as Lots 65 and 66 of the subdivision of A. W. Baldwin as per plat recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 94, Columbus County Registry. Being the same as conveyed by Linberg Holden and wife, to James Iredell Long and wife by deed dated December 12, 1968, recorded in Book 247, Page 643, Columbus County Registry. Being the same as conveyed by deed dated October 21, 1970, from James Iredell Long and wife, Estella J. Long to Herman Devon Cain and wife, Nira R. Cain recorded in Book 259, Page 23, Columbus County Registry. Property Address: 808 N. Thompson Street, Whiteville, NC 28472 Date of Sale: September 5, 2014 at 10:30AM Location of Sale: Columbus County Courthouse Record Owner(s): Herman Cain TERMS OF THE SALE: (1) This sale will be made subject to: (a) all prior liens, encumbrances, easements, right-of-ways, restrictive covenants or other restrictions of record affecting the property; (b) property taxes and assessments for the year in which the sale occurs, as well as any prior years; (c) federal tax liens with respect to which proper notice was not given to the Internal Revenue Service; and (d) federal tax liens to which proper notice was given to the Internal Revenue Service and to which the right of redemption applies. (2) The property is being sold “as is”. Neither the beneficiary of the deed of trust, nor the undersigned Substitute Trustee, makes any warranties or representations concerning the property, including but not limited to, the physical or environmental condition of the property. Further, the undersigned Substitute Trustee makes no title warranties with respect to the title to the property. (3) The highest bidder will be responsible for the payment of revenue stamps payable to the Register of Deeds and any final court and/or auditing fees payable to the Clerk of Superior Court which are assessed on the high bid resulting from this foreclosure sale. (4) At the time of the sale, the highest bidder will be required to make a cash deposit of five percent (5%) of the bid, or $750.00, whichever is greater, with the remaining balance of the bid amount to be paid on the day following the expiration of the applicable ten (10) day upset bid period. (5) Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. (6) An order for possession of the property being sold may be issued pursuant to N.C.G.S. ¤45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession, by the Clerk of Superior Court of the county in which the property is sold. SMITH DEBNAM NARRON DRAKE SAINTSING & MYERS, L.L.P. Cara B. Williams, Attorney for Jeff D. Rogers, Substitute Trustee P. O. Box 26268 Raleigh, NC 27611-6268 919-250-2000 File No. ALS 97392739, 1107572 August 28, September 4, 2014


Notice of Public Hearing Whiteville Planning Board
The Whiteville Planning & Zoning Board will hold a public hearing as follows: Date: September 8, 2014 Time: 12:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the agenda will allow Meeting Location: Whiteville City Hall, 317 S. Madison St. Conditional Use Permit: Request from Ashley Alderman & Crystal Watts for a conditional use permit at 426 South Lee Street for a child care facility. Citizens interested in the proposal are invited to attend and participate in the public hearing. Changes may be made in the above proposal as a result of debate, objection, or discussion. Hiram J. Marziano, II City of Whiteville Planning Director 910-640-1380 August 28, September 4, 2014


Notice of Sale
IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE OF NORTH CAROLINA SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION COLUMBUS COUNTY 12SP255 IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF A DEED OF TRUST EXECUTED BY BRADLEY SCOTT STRICKLAND AND SHARON STRICKLAND DATED MARCH 30, 2006 AND RECORDED IN BOOK RB847 AT PAGE 736 IN THE COLUMBUS COUNTY PUBLIC REGISTRY, NORTH CAROLINA Under and by virtue of the power and authority contained in the above-referenced deed of trust and because of default in the payment of the secured indebtedness and failure to perform the stipulation and agreements therein contained and, pursuant to demand of the owner and holder of the secured debt, the undersigned substitute trustee will expose for sale at public auction to the highest bidder for cash at the usual place of sale at the county courthouse of said county at 10:00AM on September 5, 2014 the following described real estate and any other improvements which may be situated thereon, in Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: BEING all of that certain tract or parcel of land, containing 3.58 acres, more or less, including highway right of way, and 3.39 acres, excluding highway right of way, as shown and delineated upon a survey plat entitled “Survey For Danny Ray Strickland”, dated 1 September, 2005, revised 17 March, 2006, and prepared by Inman Surveying, P.C. Said survey plat is recorded in Plat Book 80 at Page 18 , Columbus County Registry, and is hereby incorporated herein by reference for greater particularity and accuracy of description of the tract herein conveyed. Being a portion of the property described in Deed Book 621 at Page 64, Columbus County Registry. And Being more commonly known as: 2395 Peanut Worley Rd, Cerro Gordo, NC 28430 The record owner(s) of the property, as reflected on the records of the Register of Deeds, is/are Bradley Scott Strickland and Sharon Strickland. The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale. Any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. This sale is made subject to all prior liens and encumbrances, and unpaid taxes and assessments including but not limited to any transfer tax associated with the foreclosure. A deposit of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, is required and must be tendered in the form of certified funds at the time of the sale. This sale will be held open ten days for upset bids as required by law. Following the expiration of the statutory upset period, all remaining amounts are IMMEDIATELY DUE AND OWING. Failure to remit funds in a timely manner will result in a Declaration of Default and any deposit will be frozen pending the outcome of any re-sale. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, the Substitute Trustee or the attorney of any of the foregoing. SPECIAL NOTICE FOR LEASEHOLD TENANTS: If you are a tenant residing in the property, be advised that an Order for Possession of the property may be issued in favor of the purchaser. Also, if your lease began or was renewed on or after October 1, 2007, be advised that you may terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days written notice to the landlord. You may be liable for rent due under the agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. The date of this Notice is June 26, 2014. Cornish Law, PLLC Substitute Trustee 10130 Perimeter Parkway, Suite 400 Charlotte, NC 28216 (704) 333-8107 http://shapiroattorneys.com/nc/ 12-032673 August 21, 28, 2014


Notice of Sale
IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE OF NORTH CAROLINA SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION COLUMBUS COUNTY 14SP52 IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF A DEED OF TRUST EXECUTED BY ROBERT DANIEL EDWARDS AND ALBERTA EDWARDS DATED JUNE 30, 2006 AND RECORDED IN BOOK 857 AT PAGE 853 IN THE COLUMBUS COUNTY PUBLIC REGISTRY, NORTH CAROLINA Under and by virtue of the power and authority contained in the above-referenced deed of trust and because of default in the payment of the secured indebtedness and failure to perform the stipulation and agreements therein contained and, pursuant to demand of the owner and holder of the secured debt, the undersigned substitute trustee will expose for sale at public auction to the highest bidder for cash at the usual place of sale at the county courthouse of said county at 10:00AM on September 5, 2014 the following described real estate and any other improvements which may be situated thereon, in Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: ALL THAT CERTAIN LOT OR PARCEL OF LAND SITUATED IN THE CITY OF WHITEVILLE, WHITEVILLE TOWNSHIP, COLUMBUS COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA AND MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: FIRST TRACT: BEGINNING AT THE INTERSECTION OF THE SOUTH EDGE OFF WEBSTER STREET AND THE WEST EDGE OF THOMPSON STREET; RUNNING THENCE WITH THE SAID EDGE OF THOMPSON STREET SOUTH 4 DEGREES 40 MINUTES WEST 75 FEET TO THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LOT NO. 10 AND THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF LOT NO. 9; THENCE PARALLEL TO WEBSTER STREET (FOLLOWING THE DIVIDING LINE BETWEEN SAID TWO LOTS AND BEYOND THROUGH LOT NO. 13) ABOUT WEST 128 FEET, TO THE WESTERN LINE OF LOT NO. 13; THENCE WITH SAID LINE OF LOT NO. 13 ABOUT NORTH 75.03 FEET TO THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF LOT NO. 13 IN THE SOUTH EDGE OF WEBSTER STREET; THENCE WITH SAID EDGE OF SAID STREET 135 FEET ABOUT EAST TO THE BEGINNING; AND BEING ALL OF LOT NOS. 10, 11, AND 12 AND A PORTION OF LOT NO. 13, THE LOTS ABOVE MENTIONED ARE THOSE SHOWN AND DESIGNATED ON PLAT ENTITLED MAP SHOWING PROPERTY OF D.L BAGGETT LOCATED IN WHITEVILLE, N.C., BEARING DATE OF AUGUST, 1950, PREPARED BY H.T. SCHNIBBEN, SURVEYOR AND REGISTERED IN PLAT BOOK 4, AT PAGE 58, IN THE OFFICE OF THE REGISTER OF DEEDS OF COLUMBUS COUNTY, N.C. REC BOOK 187, PAGE 425, SAID OFFICE, FOR SOURCE OF TITLE, THE LAND ABOVE DESCRIBED BEING A PART OF THE LAND DESCRIBED IN DEED. SECOND TRACT: LYING AND BEING IN THE TOWN OF WHITEVILLE AND BEING BOUNDED NOW OR FORMERLY ON THE NORTH BY THE LANDS OF JOHN ROBERT BLACKBURN, ON THE EAST BY THOMPSON STREET, ON THE SOUTH BY LANDS CONVEYED TO TERRY JOE JAMISON AND WIFE, AND ON THE WEST BY THE LANDS OF DENNIS A. BREWER AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:: BEGINNING AT AN IRON STAKE, SAID STAKE BEING A COMMON CORNER OF THE BREWER, BLACKBURN, AND JAMISON LANDS AND SAID BEGINNING STAKE BEING LOCATED SOUTH 00 DEGREES 48 MINUTES 10 SECONDS EAST 76.79 FEET FROM AN EXISTING IRON PIPE LOCATED ON THE SOUTHERN MARGIN OF EAST WEBSTER STREET, WHICH EXISTING PIPE IS LOCATED NORTH 88 DEGREES 06 MINUTES 30 SECONDS WEST 135.12 FEET FROM AN EXISTING PIPE LOCATED IN THE SOUTHWESTERN CORNER OF THE INTERSECTION OF EAST WEBSTER STREET AND THOMPSON STREET; AND RUNS THENCE FROM THE BEGINNING POINT SOUTH 87 DEGREES 47 MINUTES 36 SECONDS EAST 127.63 FEET TO AN IRON STAKE LOCATED IN THE WESTERN MARGIN OF THOMPSON STREET; AND RUNS THENCE NORTH 04 DEGREES 46 MINUTES EAST 2.50 FEET TO AN IRON STAKE; AND RUNS THENCE NORTH 88 DEGREES 54 MINUTES 59 SECONDS WEST 127.76 FEET TO AN EXISTING IRON PIPE, THE POINT OF BEGINNING AND CONTAINING A SMALL TRIANGULAR PIECE OF PROPERTY CONTAINING .0037 ACRES MORE OR LESS AND BEING A SMALL PORTION OF THOSE LANDS RECORDED IN DEED BOOK 230, PAGE 531, COLUMBUS COUNTY REGISTRY. THE ABOVE DESCRIPTION IS TAKEN FROM AN ACTUAL SURVEY BY DAVID B. GOLDSTON, JR. RLS, WHICH MAP IS HEREBY INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE FOR MORE PARTICULARITY OF DESCRIPTION. And Being more commonly known as: 302 South Thompson St, Whiteville, NC 28472 The record owner(s) of the property, as reflected on the records of the Register of Deeds, is/are Robert Daniel Edwards. The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale. Any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. This sale is made subject to all prior liens and encumbrances, and unpaid taxes and assessments including but not limited to any transfer tax associated with the foreclosure. A deposit of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, is required and must be tendered in the form of certified funds at the time of the sale. This sale will be held open ten days for upset bids as required by law. Following the expiration of the statutory upset period, all remaining amounts are IMMEDIATELY DUE AND OWING. Failure to remit funds in a timely manner will result in a Declaration of Default and any deposit will be frozen pending the outcome of any re-sale. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, the Substitute Trustee or the attorney of any of the foregoing. SPECIAL NOTICE FOR LEASEHOLD TENANTS: If you are a tenant residing in the property, be advised that an Order for Possession of the property may be issued in favor of the purchaser. Also, if your lease began or was renewed on or after October 1, 2007, be advised that you may terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days written notice to the landlord. You may be liable for rent due under the agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. The date of this Notice is June 26, 2014. Grady I. Ingle or Elizabeth B. Ells Substitute Trustee 10130 Perimeter Parkway, Suite 400 Charlotte, NC 28216 (704) 333-8107 http://shapiroattorneys.com/nc/ 14-058658 August 21, 28, 2014


Notice of Service of Process by Publication
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 14 CVD 769 SPRINGLEAF FINANCIAL SERVICES OF AMERICA, INC., Plaintiff vs. JERRY L. PETERSON, JR. AKA JERRY L. PETERSON, Defendant TO: Jerry L. Peterson, Jr. a/k/a Jerry L. Peterson Take notice that a pleading seeking relief against you has been filed in the above-entitled action. The nature of the relief being sought is as follows: possession of and court costs. You are required to make a defense to such pleading not later than 40 days after the first date of the publication of this notice yielding a deadline of October 7, 2014 and upon your failure to do so, the party seeking service against you will apply to the court for the relief sought. Dated: August 18, 2014 Jay B. Green Attorney for Plaintiff 908 E. Edenton Street Raleigh, North Carolina 27601 Telephone: 919-829-0797 Aug. 28, Sept. 4, 11, 2014


Notice of Service of Process by Publication
State of North Carolina Columbus County In the District Court COLUMBUS COUNTY, by and through its CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT AGENCY, on behalf of Annie I. Smith, Plaintiff Vs. Krona R. N. Smith, Defendant TO: Krona R. N. Smith TAKE NOTICE that a pleading seeking relief against you has been filed in the above-entitled action. The nature of the relief being sought is as follows: That you be ordered to pay child support for your two children Larry and Anna Jones, provide medical insurance for them, pay the costs of this action and submit to wage withholding. You are required to make defense to such pleading not later than October 7, 2014, and upon your failure to do so the party seeking service against you will apply to the court for the relief sought. This the 28th day of August, 2014. David S. Tedder Asst. County Attorney PO Box 397 Whiteville, NC 28472 910-641-3177 Aug. 28, Sept. 4, 11, 2014


Notice of Substitute Trustee’s Sale of Real Estate
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION COUNTY OF COLUMBUS 14 SP 110 In the Matter of the Foreclosure of the Deed of Trust of Stacy McDevitt and Christopher Shawn McDevitt to Kenneth W. Mabe, Trustee, dated July 24, 2007, and recorded in Book 900, Page 219, Columbus County Registry, Robbie B. Parker, Substitute Trustee,”” See Substitution of Trustee as recorded in Book 1085 at Page 638 of the Columbus County Registry. “” Under and by virtue of the power and authority contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed and delivered by Stacy McDevitt and Christopher Shawn McDevitt, dated July 24, 2007, and recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Columbus County, North Carolina, in Book 900 at Page 219 (“Deed of Trust”), because of default in the failure to carry out or perform the stipulations and agreements therein contained, pursuant to the demand of the owner and holder of the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, and pursuant to the Order of the Clerk of Superior Court for Columbus County, North Carolina entered in this foreclosure proceeding, the undersigned, Robbie B. Parker, Substitute Trustee, will expose for sale at public auction on the 3rd day of September, 2014, at 12:00 p.m. at the place where public auctions are held at the Columbus County Courthouse, Courthouse Square, Whiteville, North Carolina, the real property (including any improvements thereon) with an address of 1561 Ramsey Ford Road, Nakina, North Carolina 28455, and more particularly described in the Deed of Trust and in Exhibit 1 attached hereto, which description is incorporated by reference herein. The sale may be held up to one hour after the time stated herein. The real property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS”. Neither the Substitute Trustee nor the holder of the Note secured by the Deed of Trust being foreclosed or the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representatives of either the Substitute Trustee or the holder of the Note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the real property being offered for sale and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such conditions are expressly disclaimed. The real property will be sold subject to any and all prior and superior deeds of trust, mortgages and liens, restrictions, easements and other matters of record, if any, and to all unpaid ad valorem taxes and assessments, if any, which became a lien subsequent to the recordation of the Deed of Trust. Further, this real property will be sold subject to the right, if any, of the United States of America to redeem the above-described real property for a period of one hundred and twenty (120) days following the date when the final upset bid period has expired. In the event that the real property to be sold is residential real property with less than 15 units, subject to applicable federal law, an Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to N.C.G.S. ¤45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. The record owners of the above-described real property as reflected on the records of the Columbus County Register of Deeds not more than ten (10) days prior to the posting of this Notice are Stacy McDevitt and Christopher Shawn McDevitt. Any successful bidder may be required to deposit with the Substitute Trustee immediately upon conclusion of the sale a cash deposit of the greater of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00). Any successful bidder shall be required to tender the full balance of the purchase price so bid in cash or certified check at the time the Substitute Trustee tenders a deed for the property or attempts to tender such deed, and should said successful bidder fail to pay the full balance of the purchase price so bid at that time, said bidder shall remain liable as provided in N.C.G.S. ¤45-21.30. The owner and holder of the indebtedness secured by the Deed of Trust may make a credit bid. Should the property be purchased by a third party, that party must pay the tax of Forty-Five Cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by N.C.G.S. ¤7A-308(a)(1). This sale will be held open ten (10) days for upset bids as required by law. This the 5th day of August, 2014. Robbie B. Parker, Substitute Trustee 1427 Military Cutoff Road, Suite 208 Wilmington, NC 28403 910-399-3447 THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE PROTECTION OF THE BANKRUPTCY COURT OR HAVE BEEN DISCHARGED AS A RESULT OF A BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDING, THIS NOTICE IS GIVEN TO YOU PURSUANT TO A STATUTORY REQUIREMENT AND FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND IS NOT INTENDED AS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT OR AS AN ACT TO COLLECT, ASSESS OR RECOVER ALL OR ANY PORTION OF THE DEBT FROM YOU PERSONALLY. EXHIBIT 1 TRACT ONE: Lying and being in Bug Hill Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, being at a point located on the East edge of SR 1108, with said point of beginning being the 4 Northwest corner of a lot conveyed to James Curby Reaves and wife, Evelyn V. Ward Reaves, by Deed dated August 27, 1976 found in Deed Book 294, Page 365, CCR; thence from said beginning point, and with the Northern boundary of the lot above referenced and described in Deed Book 294, Page 365, CCR, South 78 degrees East 188 feet to a new corner five feet beyond the Northeast corner of the lot described in Deed Book 294, Page 365, CCR, thence Northwardly parallel with SR 1108 116 feet; thence parallel with the first line North 78 degrees West 188 feet to the East edge of SR 1108; thence with the East edge of SR 1108 in a Southwardly direction 116 feet to the point and place of beginning which is the Northwest corner of the lot described in Deed Book 294, Page 365, CCR, and with the lot herein conveyed measuring 116 feet by 188 feet being adjacent to and immediately North of said lot. Being the same tract of land conveyed to James Randy Reaves by Deed dated December 10, 2002 and recorded in Deed Book 715, Page 94, Columbus County Registry. Being the same tract of land conveyed to Horry County State Bank by Substitute Trustee’s Deed dated July 24, 2006, and recorded in Deed Book 860, Page 783, Columbus County Registry. For reference see Deed Book 876, Page 399, Columbus County Registry. TRACT TWO: Lying in Bug Hill Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, containing 0.50 acres, being a portion of land described in Deed Book 312, Page 525, and being the Northernmost 0.50 acre tract as set forth, delineated, and described on a plat for Bobbie Carol Long McDevitt and husband, Vince McDevitt, dated December 12, 2006, by Billy M. Duncan, Professional Land Surveyor, a copy of which plat is recorded in Book 876, Page 762, Columbus County Registry. For references see Deed Book 876, Page 759, Columbus County Registry. August 21, 29, 2014


Notice of Substitute Trustee’s Sale of Real Estate
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION COUNTY OF COLUMBUS In the Matter of the Foreclosure of the Deed of Trust of G&M Real Estate Investments, Inc., to Paul McCombie, Trustee, dated December 14, 2004, recorded in Book 801, Page 575, Columbus County Registry Robbie B. Parker, Substitute Trustee,”” See Substitution of Trustee as recorded in Book 1085 at Page 537 of the Columbus County Registry”” Under and by virtue of the power and authority contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed and delivered by G&M Real Estate Investments, Inc., dated December 14, 2004 and recorded in Book 801 at Page 575 in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Columbus County, North Carolina (the “Deed of Trust”), because of default in the failure to carry out or perform the stipulations and agreements therein contained, pursuant to the demand of the owner and holder of the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust and pursuant to the Order of the Clerk of Superior Court for Columbus County, North Carolina, entered in this foreclosure proceeding, the undersigned, Robbie B. Parker, Substitute Trustee, will expose for sale at public auction on the 5th day of September, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. on the steps of the Columbus County Courthouse, Whiteville, North Carolina, the real property (including any improvements thereon) with a property address of 2700 Old Cribbtown Road, Chadbourn, North Carolina 28431 and more particularly described in the Deed of Trust and on Exhibit 1 attached hereto which descriptions are incorporated by reference herein. In the trustee’s discretion, the sale may be held up to one (1) hour after the sale time stated above. The real property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS”. Neither the Substitute Trustee nor the holder of the Note secured by the Deed of Trust being foreclosed or the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representatives of either the Substitute Trustee or the holder of the Note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the real property being offered for sale and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such conditions are expressly disclaimed. The real property will be sold subject to any and all prior and superior deeds of trust, mortgages and liens, restrictions, easements and other matters of record, if any, and to all unpaid ad valorem taxes and special assessments, if any, which became a lien subsequent to the recordation of the Deed of Trust. Further, this real property will be sold subject to the right, if any, of the United States of America to redeem the above-described real property for a period of one hundred and twenty (120) days following the date when the final upset bid period has expired. Subject to applicable Federal law, an Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. The record owner of the above-described real property as reflected on the records of the Columbus County Register of Deeds not more than ten (10) days prior to the posting of this Notice is G&M Real Estate Investments, Inc. Any successful bidder may be required to deposit with the Substitute Trustee immediately upon conclusion of the sale a cash deposit of the greater of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00). Any successful bidder shall be required to tender the full balance of the purchase price so bid in cash or certified check at the time the Substitute Trustee tenders to him a deed for the property or attempts to tender such deed, and should said successful bidder fail to pay the full balance of the purchase price so bid at that time, he shall remain liable as provided in North Carolina General Statute Section 45-21.30. The owner and holder of the indebtedness secured by the Deed of Trust may make a credit bid. Should the property be purchased by a third party, that party must pay the tax of Forty Five Cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by N.C.G.S. Section 7A-308 (a)(1). This sale will be held open ten (10) days for upset bids as required by law. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE PROTECTION OF THE BANKRUPTCY COURT OR HAVE BEEN DISCHARGED AS A RESULT OF A BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDING, THIS NOTICE IS GIVEN TO YOU PURSUANT TO A STATUTORY REQUIREMENT AND FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND IS NOT INTENDED AS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT OR AS AN ACT TO COLLECT, ASSESS OR RECOVER ALL OR ANY PORTION OF THE DEBT FROM YOU PERSONALLY. This the 7th day of August, 2014. Robbie B. Parker, Substitute Trustee 1427 Military Cutoff Road, Suite 208 Wilmington, NC 28403 (910) 399-3447 EXHIBIT 1 Lying and being in Williams Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: All of Lot No. 6, containing 0.51 acres, as shown on Map entitled “Map of a Survey for Robin Barnes Prince”, dated November 1, 1994, prepared by David B. Goldston, Jr., R.L.S., said tract being more particularly described as follows: For a tie line begin where the centerline of SR #1319 intersects the centerline of SR #1005; thence South 89 degrees 47 minutes 03 seconds West 1,159.70 feet to a nail located in the centerline of SR #1319; thence with the centerline of SR #1319, South 89 degrees 31 minutes 05 seconds West 113.66 feet to a nail located in the centerline of SR #1319 said nail being the POINT AND PLACE OF BEGINNING. Thence from said beginning point so located, proceed North 00 degrees 35 minutes 15 seconds East 210.00 feet total to an iron; thence South 89 degrees 23 minutes 45 seconds East 167.50 feet to an iron; thence South 01 degrees 40 minutes 25 seconds East 40.64 feet to an iron; thence South 88 degrees 19 minutes 34 seconds West 61.85 feet to an old iron; thence South 01 degrees 35 minutes 38 seconds East 164.91 feet total to an iron located in the centerline of SR #1319; thence proceed South 89 degrees 31 minutes 05 seconds West 113.66 feet to an iron located in the centerline of SR #1319, said iron being the POINT AND PLACE OF BEGINNING, containing 0.51 acres, more or less, and being all of Lot No. 6 on the map referenced above. The above described tract is a portion of that property described in Deed Book 425, Page 541, Columbus County Registry. August 28, Sept. 4, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Executrix of the Estate of Elsie Faye Williamson, deceased, of Columbus County, State of North Carolina, the undersigned does pursuant to N.C.G.S. ¤ 28A-14-1 hereby notify all persons, firms, associations or corporations having claims against the estate of the said decedent to present them to the undersigned on or before the 26th day of November, 2014, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, associations or corporations indebted to the said estate will please make payment immediately. This the 25th day of August, 2014. Phyllis Williamson Pope Executrix of the estate of Elsie Faye Williamson JOHN ALAN HIGH, PLLC Attorney at Law 102 Courthouse Square Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: 910-640-2111 Facsimile: 910-212-7333 August 28, Sept. 4, 11, 18, 2014.


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified on the 15th day of August, 2014, as Executor Of The Estate Of Ella J. Ward, deceased, of Columbus County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the decedent or said Estate to present them to the undersigned within three (3) months from the date of the first publication of this Notice, or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of any recovery. Please direct all claims to the attention of Terry W. Cockerham, Executor, Estate Of Ella J. Ward, c/o T. Scott Sessions, Resident Process Agent, 130 Jefferson Street, Whiteville, North Carolina 28472. All persons indebted to said Estate are hereby requested to make immediate payment thereto. This the 18th day of August, 2014. TERRY W. COCKERHAM, Executor Of The Estate Of Ella J. Ward 345 East Ohio Street, Apt. 1611 Chicago, Illinois 60611 T. SCOTT SESSIONS, Attorney For The Estate Of Ella J. Ward The McGougan Law Firm 130 Jefferson Street Whiteville, North Carolina 28472 August 21, 28, Sept. 4, 11, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS The undersigned, JERRY MASON LEWIS, has qualified as Executor of the Estate of BOBBIE SINGLETARY LEWIS, late of Columbus County, and this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned on or before November 7, 2014, pursuant to North Carolina General Statute 28A-14-1, or this notice shall be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned at the following address: This the 7th day of August, 2014. JERRY MASON LEWIS, EXECUTOR 178 Country Club Drive Whiteville, NC 28472 Williamson, Walton & Scott, L.L.P. Attorneys at Law P. O. Box 1467 Whiteville, NC 28472 August 7, 14, 21, 28, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified on the 15th day of August, 2014, as Executor Of The Estate Of Ruth Ward McNeill, deceased, of Columbus County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the decedent or said Estate to present them to the undersigned within three (3) months from the date of the first publication of this Notice, or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of any recovery. Please direct all claims to the attention of Joyce Ward Baldwin, Executor, Estate Of Ruth Ward McNeill, c/o T. Scott Sessions, Resident Process Agent, 130 Jefferson Street, Whiteville, North Carolina 28472. All persons indebted to said Estate are hereby requested to make immediate payment thereto. This the 18th day of August, 2014. JOYCE WARD BALDWIN, Executor Of The Estate Of Ruth Ward McNeill 5602 Pola Court Clinton, Maryland 20735 T. SCOTT SESSIONS, Attorney For The Estate Of Ruth Ward McNeill The McGougan Law Firm 130 Jefferson Street Whiteville, North Carolina 28472 August 21, 28, Sept. 4, 11, 2014


Public Notice
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA-Part B, Public Law 108.446) Project is presently being amended. The Project describes the special education programs that SEGS Academy proposes for Federal funding for the 2014-2015 School Year. Interested persons are encouraged to review amendments to the Project and make comments concerning the implementation of special education under this Federal Program. All comments will be considered prior to submission of the amended Project to the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction in Raleigh, North Carolina. The IDEA-Part B Project is open to the public for review and comments during the week of August 25, 2014 in the office of Annmarie Johnston located at 44 Dream Avenue, Delco, NC 28436. August 21, 28, Sept. 4, 11, 18, 25, 29, 2014

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Monday, August 25, 2014

700 – Legals

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Whiteville City Schools 107 West Walter Street Whiteville, NC 28472 Separate sealed BIDS for the construction of an approximately 1,600 square foot Concrete Masonry Unit Concession Stand, Restroom, & Storage Facility located at Whiteville High School, will be received by Hubert Godwin, Whiteville City Schools Central Office, located at 107 West Walter Street, Whiteville NC 28472 until 2:00 pm eastern (Standard Time) on Thursday, August 28, 2014 and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud. The CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be obtained at the following locations: Whiteville City Schools Central Office, 107 West Walter Street, Whiteville, NC 28472. August 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 2014


EXECUTOR’S NOTICE The undersigned, having qualified on the 18th day of August, 2014 as Executrix of the Estate of Robert Allen Bullard, late of Columbus County, hereby notifies all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the estate of said decedent to exhibit them to the undersigned on or before the 30th day of November 2014, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned. This the 25th day of August, 2014. Pamela Carol Butler Executrix of the estate of Robert Allen Bullard c/o Michael W. Willis Attorney for the Estate P.O. Box 2392 Whiteville, NC 28472 Aug. 25, Sept. 1, 8, 15, 2014.


Notice of Foreclosure Sale
14 SP 27 NORTH CAROLINA, COLUMBUS COUNTY Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Jacqueline C. Boyd to Dave Dillard, Trustee(s), which was dated March 26, 2004 and recorded on March 31, 2004 in Book 775 at Page 690, Columbus County Registry, North Carolina. Default having been made of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC, having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust, and the holder of the note evidencing said default having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door of the county courthouse where the property is located, or the usual and customary location at the county courthouse for conducting the sale on September 9, 2014 at 10:00AM, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following described property situated in Columbus County, North Carolina, to wit: That certain tract or parcel of land located in Whiteville Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being all of Lot No. 4 as shown on the map of the Pineland Woods Development as recorded in Plat Book 8, Page 21, Columbus County Registry, bounded on the North by the southern edge of SR 1166, on the South by the northeastern line of Lot No. 12, on the East by the northwestern line of Lot No. 3, bounded on the West by the southeastern line of Lot No. 5, and being more particularly described as follows, to-wit: For a tie line, begin at the point of intersection of the Southern edge of an unnamed street as per the aforesaid plat with the southern edge of SR 1166, also known as the Old Pleasant Plain/New Hope Road, and proceed along said southern edge of SR 1166, South 52 degrees 58 minutes East 230 feet as per said plat to an existing iron pipe, the point and place of beginning, said beginning point also marking the eastern corner of Lot No. 5; proceed thence from said beginning point and along the southeastern line of Lot No. 5, South 37 degrees 06 minutes West, 161.80 feet to an existing iron pipe marking the northern corner of Lot No. 12; proceed thence along the northern line of Lot No. 12, South 57 degrees 00 minutes East, 114.55 feet to an existing iron pipe marking the western corner of Lot No. 3; proceed thence along the western line of Lot No. 3, North 37 degrees 21 minutes East, 153.76 feet to an existing iron in the southern edge of SR 1166; proceed thence along the southern edge of SR 1166, North 52 degrees 58 minutes West, 114.90 feet to an existing iron pipe, the point and place of beginning, and being as per map prepared by David B. Goldston, Jr., Registered Land Surveyor, dated August 27, 1987, entitled “Plot Plan for Mildred C. Hardwick”. Reference is made to deed recorded in Book 386, Page 576, Columbus County Registry. Reference is also made to the deed recorded in Book 687, Page 590, Columbus County Registry. Save and except any releases, deeds of release or prior conveyances of record. Said property is commonly known as 301 Pleasant Plains Church Road, Whiteville, NC 28472. THIRD PARTY PURCHASERS MUST PAY THE EXCISE TAX, AND THE COURT COSTS OF FORTY-FIVE CENTS (45¢) PER ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100.00) PURSUANT TO NCGS 7A-308(a)(1). A cash deposit (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts are immediately due and owing. Said property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS WHERE IS.” There are no representations of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale. This sale is made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, any unpaid land transfer taxes, special assessments, easements, rights of way, deeds of release, and any other encumbrances or exceptions of record. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the current owner(s) of the property is/are All Lawful Heirs of Jacqueline C. Boyd. An Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. If the trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the trustee, in their sole discretion, if they believe the challenge to have merit, may request the court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC Substitute Trustee Brock & Scott, PLLC Attorneys for Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC 5431 Oleander Drive Suite 200 Wilmington, NC 28403 PHONE: (910) 392-4988 FAX: (910) 392-8587 File No.: 14-02581-FC01 August 25, September 1, 2014


Notice of Foreclosure Sale
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS FILE NUMBER: 14-SP-111 PURSUANT to the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust in the principal amount of $19,200.00, from John Olin Freeman, Jr., Unmarried, to J. Coburn Powell, Trustee for Dorothy G. Troy, dated April 1, 2009, and recorded April 2, 2009, in Book 956 at Page 938, Columbus County Registry, and pursuant to the authority vested in the undersigned as Substitute Trustee by a written instrument recorded in the Columbus County Registry, default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness thereby secured and the said deed of trust being by the terms thereof subject to foreclosure, and the holder of the indebtedness thereby secured having demanded a foreclosure thereof for the purpose of satisfying said indebtedness, the Clerk of Superior Court of Columbus County having authorized this foreclosure, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at public auction to the highest bidder for cash at the Courthouse door in Whiteville, North Carolina, at 11:00 a.m., on Wednesday, September 3, 2014, the land conveyed in said Deed Of Trust, the same being more particularly described as follows: ALL OF Lot A, containing 0.10 acre, more or less, as shown and delineated on a survey map entitled “Survey For Easter Ray Stevenson And Dorothy G. Troy”, dated June 26, 2008, and prepared by Nelson D. Soles, PLS. Said survey map is recorded as an attachment to a Deed in Book 942 at Page 961, Columbus County Registry, and is hereby incorporated herein by reference. For reference, see Deed Book 259 at Page 624 of the Columbus County Registry. See also the Estate of Lettie G. McClain as shown in Estate File No. 07-E-188 of the Clerk Of Superior Court Of Columbus County. The above described property is the same property as conveyed in Special Warranty Deed from Sarah Thompson, Executrix of the Estate of Lettie G. McClain, to Dorothy G. Troy, recorded in Book 942 at Page 959, Columbus County Registry. Being also the same property conveyed from Dorothy G. Troy, Unmarried, to John Olin Freeman, Jr., by Deed dated the 1st day of April, 2009, and recorded in Book 956 at Page 936, Columbus County Registry. The RECORD OWNER of the above described real property as of the date not more than ten (10) days prior to the date of this notice is: John Olin Freeman, Jr., and the PHYSICAL ADDRESS of the subject property is believed to be 413 West Lewis Street, Whiteville, North Carolina 28472. The terms of sale are as follows herein. The Trustee, in his sole discretion, may delay the sale for up to one hour as provided for in NCGS 45-21.23. Should the property be purchased by a third party, that third party must pay the tax of Forty-Five Cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by NCGS 7A-308(a)(1), as well as any Clerk’s Commission charged upon the sale, if applicable. The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer, and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS”. Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents nor authorized representatives of either the Trustee or the holder of the Note make any representations or warranties relating to the title, or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to such condition are expressly disclaimed. This sale is made subject to all prior liens, encumbrances, taxes, assessments, restrictions and easements of record. A cash deposit of five (5%) percent of the purchase price, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars and No/100 ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required of the successful bidder immediately upon completion of the sale. The successful bidder is required to pay the entire balance of the purchase price, which shall specifically include the amount of the bid plus a) deed recording fees, b) notice of foreclosure recording fees, c) revenue stamps for the deed tendered to the buyer, if applicable, and d) the clerk’s assessment charged on the sale, by cash or certified check upon tender of deed for the property in him by the Trustee. This sale will remain open for ten (10) days for upset bids in accordance with North Carolina General Statutes. Pursuant to North Carolina law, the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold may issue an order for possession of the property pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession. Also pursuant to North Carolina law, any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. Dated: July 7, 2014 KEVIN J. BULLARD SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE THE MCGOUGAN LAW ATTORNEYS AT LAW 130 JEFFERSON STREET WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 TELEPHONE: 910-640-1485 FACSIMILE: 910-640-3132 August 25, September 1, 2014


Notice of Foreclosure Sale
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS FILE NUMBER: 14-SP-112 PURSUANT to the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust in the principal amount of $170,250.00, from Aubrey C. Thompson, Jr., An Unmarried Man, to T. Scott Sessions, Trustee for Miriam P. Fox, Widow, dated November 5, 2010, and recorded November 5, 2010, in Book 996 at Page 370, Columbus County Registry, and pursuant to the authority vested in the undersigned as Trustee, default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness thereby secured and the said Deed Of Trust being by the terms thereof subject to foreclosure, and the holder of the indebtedness thereby secured having demanded a foreclosure thereof for the purpose of satisfying said indebtedness, the Clerk of Superior Court of Columbus County having authorized this foreclosure, the undersigned Trustee will offer for sale at public auction to the highest bidder for cash at the Courthouse door in Whiteville, North Carolina, at 11:15 a.m., on Wednesday, September 3, 2014, the land conveyed in said Deed Of Trust, the same being more particularly described as follows: BEING ALL of Lot No. D-16 of the Creek Ridge Subdivision as the same is more particularly delineated upon plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 76, Columbus County Registry. The road shown upon said plat is to be used concurrently with the owners of other lots in said subdivision and this deed is given subject thereto. Being the same property conveyed from S.A. Gregg, Jr. and wife, Jane C. Gregg, to Martin F. Fox and wife, Miriam P. Fox, by Deed dated the 19th day of March, 1973, and recorded in Deed Book 268 at Page 194, Columbus County Registry. Being also the same property conveyed from Miriam P. Fox, Widow, to Aubrey C. Thompson, Jr., by Deed dated the 5th day of November, 2010, and recorded in Book 996 at Page 368, Columbus County Registry. The RECORD OWNER of the above described real property as of the date not more than ten (10) days prior to the date of this notice is: Aubrey C. Thompson, Jr., and the PHYSICAL ADDRESS of the subject property is believed to be Lot D-16, Creek Ridge Road, Lake Waccamaw, North Carolina 28450. The terms of sale are as follows herein. The Trustee, in his sole discretion, may delay the sale for up to one hour as provided for in NCGS 45-21.23. Should the property be purchased by a third party, that third party must pay the tax of Forty-Five Cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by NCGS 7A-308(a)(1), as well as any Clerk’s Commission charged upon the sale, if applicable. The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer, and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS”. Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents nor authorized representatives of either the Trustee or the holder of the Note make any representations or warranties relating to the title, or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to such condition are expressly disclaimed. This sale is made subject to all prior liens, encumbrances, taxes, assessments, restrictions and easements of record. A cash deposit of five (5%) percent of the purchase price, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars and No/100 ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required of the successful bidder immediately upon completion of the sale. The successful bidder is required to pay the entire balance of the purchase price, which shall specifically include the amount of the bid plus a) deed recording fees, b) notice of foreclosure recording fees, c) revenue stamps for the deed tendered to the buyer, if applicable, and d) the clerk’s assessment charged on the sale, by cash or certified check upon tender of deed for the property in him by the Trustee. This sale will remain open for ten (10) days for upset bids in accordance with North Carolina General Statutes. Pursuant to North Carolina law, the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold may issue an order for possession of the property pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession. Also pursuant to North Carolina law, any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. Dated: july 7, 2014 T. SCOTT SESSIONS, TRUSTEE THE MCGOUGAN LAW FIRM ATTORNEYS AT LAW 130 JEFFERSON STREET WHITEVILLE, N.C. 28472 TELEPHONE: 910-640-1485 FACSIMILE: 910-640-3132 August 25, September 1, 2014


Notice of Real Property
COUNTY OF COLUMBUS IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION 13-CVS-497 Springleaf Financial Services of North Carolina, Inc., f/k/a American General Financial Services, Inc., Plaintiffs, vs. Brenda Shaw, Saundra Martinez, Covell Jones, Lakishia Graham, Tonie Graham, Guardian Ad Litem for all Unknown, Minor and Incompetent Heirs of Barbara Graham, and Tamara Cornish, as Substitute Trustee, Defendants. UNDER AND BY VIRTUE of the power and authority contained in that certain Order and Judgment issued by the Superior Court Judge, filed on July 14, 2014, in the above-captioned matter and pursuant to applicable law, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will place for sale, at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash at the usual place of sale at the Columbus County Courthouse, North Carolina, on Thursday, August 28, 2014, at 1:00 p.m., that certain parcel of land, including improvements thereon, situated, lying and being in the County of Columbus, State of North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Beginning at an old iron stake in the southern edge of King Street corner of Mable Lofton; stake being located south 88 degrees 30 minutes west 124 feet, more or less, from the western edge of Lewis Street and runs thence as the Lofton line a southerly direction and at an angle of 89 deg. 32 minutes from the southern edge of King Street 148.8 feet to an old iron stake; thence a westerly direction and at an angle of 90 degrees 28 minutes from the Lofton line 88.06 feet to an iron pipe; thence a northerly direction and at an angle of 89 degrees 32 minutes from the last mentioned line 148.8 feet to an iron pipe in the southern edge of King Street: thence as the southern edge of King Street north 88 degrees 30 minutes east 88.06 feet to the point of beginning. The above property is the second tract of land described in a deed executed by W. Venoy Stephens and wife, to W. Venoy Stephens, dated October 12, 1970, recorded in book 258, page 367, Columbus County registry. Tax ID#: 06-15780 Property Address: 103 King Street, Tabor City, NC 28463 Present Record Owner: Barbara Graham. The terms of the sale are that the real property hereinbefore described will be sold for cash to the highest bidder. The Substitute Trustee reserves the right to require a cash deposit or a certified check not to exceed the greater of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00). In the event that the Owner and Holder is exempt from paying the same, the successful bidder may also be required to pay revenue stamps on the Substitute Trustee’s Deed, any Land Transfer Tax, and the tax required by N.C.G.S. Section 7A-308 (a) (1). The real property hereinabove described is being offered for sale “AS IS, WHERE IS” and will be sold subject to all superior liens, unpaid taxes, and special assessments. Other conditions will be announced at the sale. The sale will be held open for ten (10) days for upset bids as by law required. If the Substitute Trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the Substitute Trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the Substitute Trustee, in his sole discretion, if he believes the challenge to have merit, may declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. Additional Notice Where the Real Property is Residential With Less Than 15 Rental Units: An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a bona fide lease or tenancy may have additional rights pursuant to Title VII of 5.896 – Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act which became effective on May 20, 2009. Tamara R. Cornish Substitute Trustee Cornish Law, PLLC 19453-E West Catawba Avenue, Cornelius, NC 28031 T.: 704-897-3061 P1104772 August 18, 25, 2014


Notice of Sale
Self Storage of Whiteville, P.O. Box 1294/346 Bill Hooks Road, Whiteville, NC 28472 will hold a public sale to dispose of various items of personal property. Pursuant to the assertion of a lien for rental at its storage facility. The sale will be conducted at the following storage facility location: Self Storage of Whiteville, 2525 James B White Hwy N., Whiteville, NC 28472 Date of Sale: August 30, 2014 Time of Sale: 9:00 am Unit #100 Cedric & Peggy Smith Unit # 65 FFC Institute for Change, Willie Clark Unit #103 Sharon McMillian Unit #108/104 Lillie Phillips Unit # 94 Bridget Bryant Unit # 128 George McKenzie Unit # 113 Yolanda C Bellamy Unit # 11 Tara W Adams Unit # 23 Donnell Goss Unit # 56 Monique Peters Unit # 66 Frankie Tyrone Murchison Unit # 99 Synetheria Enee Mullin Unit # 105 David LLL Hammond Unit # 20 Bessie Southern Unit # 17 William Robinson Unit # 19 Jeff Johnson Unit # 67 Dana & Vanessa Prokos Unit # 12 Tracy Wilson Unit # 36 Vivian Brown Posted this 15th of August, 2014 Self Storage of Whiteville By: Frances Inman August 18, 21, 25, 2014


Public Notice Sale of County Property
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS The Columbus County Board of Commissioners, at its meeting on August 18, 2014, authorized the sale by public auction of the following County- owned property, Certain tracts or parcel of land lying and being in Chadbourn Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as: Bounded on the East by State Road 1443 on the North and West by James Mack on the South by Seaboard Coastline Railroad. Beginning at an iron stake in the west margin of State Road 1443, a common corner with James Mack, said POINT OF BEGINNING being located North 82 degrees 02 minutes 30 seconds West 3.96 feet from an old iron which old iron is located North 82 degrees 02 minutes 30 seconds West 26.06 feet from a PK nail in the center line of State Road 1443; and runs thence North 82 degrees 02 minutes 30 seconds West 255.35 feet from said iron stake in the West margin of said right of way to an old iron corner (being an over-all distance of 285.37 feet to the PK nail in the center line of State Road 1443); and runs thence South 7 degrees 35 minutes West 110.52 feet to an iron stake; thence continuing South 7 degrees 35 minutes West 190.00 feet to an iron stake; thence continuing South 7 degrees 35 minutes West 191.41 feet to an iron stake in the North margin of Seaboard Coastline right of way; thence with said right of way South 81 degrees 43 minutes East 252.37 feet to an iron stake in the West margin of State Road 1443; said point being also located on a tie-line North 17 degrees 04 minutes West 71.94 feet from a nail and cap where the centerline of State Road 1443 intersects the centerline of Seaboard Coastline Railroad right of way; thence North 7 degrees 35 minutes 30 seconds East and with the West margin of State Road 1443 301.69 feet to an iron stake; thence North 8 degrees 28 minutes East and continuing with the West margin of State Road 1443 191.65 feet to an iron stake; the POINT OF BEGINNING and containing 2.86 acres. Being the same property surveyed and platted by Billy M. Duncan, Registered Land Surveyor, on August 20, 1975, said plat being duly recorded in Map Book 16, Page 110, Columbus County Registry, the same being incorporated herein by reference. Being the same property conveyed by Burns Cliff, single, to Gore Brothers, Inc., by Deed dated August 25, 1975, recorded in Book 286, Page 735, Columbus County Registry. Also being the same property conveyed by Gore Brothers, Inc., to Michael Young Gore by Deed dated June 8, 1989, recorded in Book 403, Page 523, Columbus County Registry. The auction is scheduled to be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, September8, 2014 in the Lobby at the Columbus County Courthouse, Whiteville, North Carolina. The high bidder for the property must present at the auction a bid deposit of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid, either in cash or a certified check. This deposit will be held by the County until either the Board of Commissioners rejects the high bid for the property or, if the Board of Commissioners accepts the high bid, the closing of the sale. The deposit will be forfeited to the County if the high bidder refuses to close the sale after the bid has been approved by the Board of Commissioners. After the auction, the high bid for the property will be reported to the Board of Commissioners. The Board of Commissioners will accept or reject the bid within 30 days after the bid is reported to it. No sale may be completed until the Board of Commissioners has approved the high bid. The County reserves the right to withdraw any listed property from the auction at any time before the auction sale of that property. This the 21st day of August, 2014 Publish August 21, 25, 2014 MICHAEL H. STEPHENS Columbus County Attorney 111 Washington Street Whiteville, North Carolina 28472 Telephone: (910) 642-5645 August 21, 25, 2014

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Thursday, August 21, 2014

700 – Legals

Advertisement for Bids
Columbus County 111 Washington Street”” Whiteville, North Carolina 28472 Sealed BIDS for Water System Improvements, Columbus County Water and Sewer District IV, within the vicinity of Hallsboro, including, but not limited to: Contract No. 2- Elevated Water Storage Tank One (1) 100,000 Gallon Elevated Steel Water Storage Tank complete with foundations and accompanying site work will be received by Columbus County at the Dempsey B. Herring Courthouse Annex located at 112 West Smith Street, Whiteville until 2:00 P.M., September 10, 2014, and then at said location publicly opened and read aloud. The CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be examined at the following locations: Columbus County Water Department – Whiteville, North Carolina iSqFt Plan Room- On-Line McGraw Hill Plan Room- On-Line Green Engineering, P.L.L.C.- Wilson, North Carolina Copies of the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be obtained at the office of Green Engineering, P.L.L.C. located at 303 Goldsboro Street East; P.O. Box 609; Wilson, North Carolina 27893 upon a non-refundable payment of $150.00 for each set. Bidders must make positive efforts to utilize businesses owned by minorities and women. The Owner has developed a goal of ten percent (10%) for participation of minority-owned and women-owned business enterprises in construction contracts awarded pursuant to NCGS 143-128. Bidders must comply with the Owner’s requirements for W/MBE documentation. The OWNER reserves the right to reject any and all BIDS. BIDDERS shall be properly licensed under Chapter 87, General Statutes of North Carolina. Small, minority and women’s businesses and labor surplus area firms are encouraged to submit BIDS. Columbus County is an equal opportunity employer and service provider. August 21, 2014 P. Edwin Russ, Chairman Columbus County Board of Commissioners August 21, 2014


Advertisement for Bids
Columbus County 111 Washington Street”” Whiteville, North Carolina 28472 Sealed BIDS for Water System Improvements, Columbus County Water and Sewer District IV, within the vicinity of Hallsboro, including, but not limited to: Contract No. 1- Water Distribution Water System Extensions consisting of approximately 59,000 LF of 2-inch through 10-inch Diameter Water Mains with appurtenances Contract No. 3- Well Supply Improvements Retrofits to two (2) existing Groundwater Supply Wellhouses complete with pumps, piping, piping modifications, electrical, upgrade and SCADA will be received by Columbus County at the Dempsey B. Herring Courthouse Annex located at 112 West Smith Street, Whiteville until 2:00 P.M., September 23, 2014, and then at said location publicly opened and read aloud. The CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be examined at the following locations: Columbus County Water Department – Whiteville, North Carolina iSqFt Plan Room- On-Line McGraw Hill Plan Room- On-Line Green Engineering, P.L.L.C.- Wilson, North Carolina Copies of the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be obtained at the office of Green Engineering, P.L.L.C. located at 303 Goldsboro Street East; P.O. Box 609; Wilson, North Carolina 27893 upon a non-refundable payment of $150.00 for each set. Bidders must make positive efforts to utilize businesses owned by minorities and women. The Owner has developed a goal of ten percent (10%) for participation of minority-owned and womenowned business enterprises in construction contracts awarded pursuant to NCGS 143-128. Bidders must comply with the Owner’s requirements for W/MBE documentation. A pre-bid conference has been scheduled for 11:00 A.M., September 10, 2014, at the Dempsey B. Herring Courthouse Annex located at 112 West Smith Street, Whiteville, North Carolina. All prospective bidders are encouraged to attend. The OWNER reserves the right to reject any and all BIDS. BIDDERS shall be properly licensed under Chapter 87, General Statutes of North Carolina. Small, minority and women’s businesses and labor surplus area firms are encouraged to submit BIDS. Columbus County is an equal opportunity employer and service provider. August 21, 2014 P. Edwin Russ, Chairman Columbus County Board of Commissioners August 21, 2014


ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Whiteville City Schools 107 West Walter Street Whiteville, NC 28472 Separate sealed BIDS for the construction of an approximately 1,600 square foot Concrete Masonry Unit Concession Stand, Restroom, & Storage Facility located at Whiteville High School, will be received by Hubert Godwin, Whiteville City Schools Central Office, located at 107 West Walter Street, Whiteville NC 28472 until 2:00 pm eastern (Standard Time) on Thursday, August 28, 2014 and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud. The CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be obtained at the following locations: Whiteville City Schools Central Office, 107 West Walter Street, Whiteville, NC 28472. August 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 2014


Amended Notice of Foreclosure Sale
14-SP-90 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made by WILLIE L. JAMISON AND JACKIE JAMISON to PHILIP E. GREER, Trustee(s), dated the 20TH day of MARCH, 2003 and recorded in BOOK 728, PAGE 283 AND RE-RECORDED IN BOOK 730, PAGE 226, COLUMBUS County Registry, North Carolina, Default having been made in the payment of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, ANDERSON & STRICKLAND, P.A., having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by an instrument duly recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds of COLUMBUS County, North Carolina and the holder of the note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the Courthouse Door, in the City of WHITEVILLE, COLUMBUS County, North Carolina at 2:00 P.M. ON AUGUST 27TH, 2014, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following real estate situated in the County of COLUMBUS, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Lying and being in the Town of Chadbourn., Chadbourn Township, Columbus County, North Carolina and being more particularly described as follows: For a tie line begin at a nail and cap located at the intersection of the centerline of Wilson Street with the centerline of Seventh Avenue and running thence South 3 degrees 27 minutes 15 seconds East 328.48 feet to an iron located in the eastern margin of the right of way of Wilson Street (a 45 foot right of way), the POINT AND PLACE OF BEGINNING; thence with the Eastern margin of the right of way of Wilson Street, South 0 degrees 52 minutes 45 seconds West 225.00 feet to an iron located in the Northwest corner of the James M. Jackson property; thence With Jackson’s line South 89 degrees 21 minutes 15 seconds East 220.00 feet to an iron; thence North 0 degrees 52 minutes 45 seconds East 224.10 feet to an iron; thence North 89 degrees 07 minutes 15 seconds West 220.00 feet to an iron located in the Eastern margin of the right of way of Wilson Street, the POINT AND PLACE BEGINNING, and being a tract of land containing 1.13 acres more or less, as shown on that plat entitled “Plat for Joe Michael Glover” by Billy M. Duncan, R..L.S., dated May 20, 1986, to which reference is made for a more accurate description of the premises described herein. Being the same property as conveyed to Willie. Lee Jamison and wife, Jackie Jamison; by deed dated September 20, 2000, and recorded on October 10, 2000, In Book 632, page 166, Columbus County Registry. For Chain of Title, see those certain deeds recorded in Book 325, Page 698, and Book 600, Page 812, all references to the Columbus County Registry. Said property being located at: 614 N. WILSON STREET, CHADBOURN, NC 28431 PRESENT RECORD OWNER BEING: WILLIE LEE JAMISON AND JACKIE JAMISON Trustee may, in the Trustee’s sole discretion, delay the sale for up to one hour as provided in N.C.G.S. 45-21.23. Also, this property is being sold subject to all taxes, special assessments, and prior liens or encumbrances of record and any recorded releases. Should the property be purchased by a third party, that person must pay the statutory final assessment fee of forty-five cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ( $100.00 ) required by N.C.G.S. 7A-308 (a) (1), and any applicable county and/or state land transfer tax and/or revenue tax. Any successful bidder shall be required to tender the full balance of the purchase price so bid, in cash or certified check, at the time the Substitute Trustee tenders to him a deed for the property or attempts to tender such deed, and should said successful bidder fail to pay the full balance of the purchase price so bid, at that time he shall remain liable on his bid as provided for in N.C.G.S. 45-21.30(d) and (e). The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust/security agreement, or both, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either the Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. A cash deposit or cashier’s check (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. That an Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to N.C.G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. This the 30TH day of July, 2014. Michael W. Strickland, as Attorney for and President of ANDERSON & STRICKLAND, P.A Substitute Trustee 210 East Russell Street, Suite 104 Fayetteville, North Carolina 28301 910-483-3300 August 14, 21, 2014


Notice of Sale
IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE OF NORTH CAROLINA SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION COLUMBUS COUNTY 12SP255 IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF A DEED OF TRUST EXECUTED BY BRADLEY SCOTT STRICKLAND AND SHARON STRICKLAND DATED MARCH 30, 2006 AND RECORDED IN BOOK RB847 AT PAGE 736 IN THE COLUMBUS COUNTY PUBLIC REGISTRY, NORTH CAROLINA Under and by virtue of the power and authority contained in the above-referenced deed of trust and because of default in the payment of the secured indebtedness and failure to perform the stipulation and agreements therein contained and, pursuant to demand of the owner and holder of the secured debt, the undersigned substitute trustee will expose for sale at public auction to the highest bidder for cash at the usual place of sale at the county courthouse of said county at 10:00AM on September 5, 2014 the following described real estate and any other improvements which may be situated thereon, in Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: BEING all of that certain tract or parcel of land, containing 3.58 acres, more or less, including highway right of way, and 3.39 acres, excluding highway right of way, as shown and delineated upon a survey plat entitled “Survey For Danny Ray Strickland”, dated 1 September, 2005, revised 17 March, 2006, and prepared by Inman Surveying, P.C. Said survey plat is recorded in Plat Book 80 at Page 18 , Columbus County Registry, and is hereby incorporated herein by reference for greater particularity and accuracy of description of the tract herein conveyed. Being a portion of the property described in Deed Book 621 at Page 64, Columbus County Registry. And Being more commonly known as: 2395 Peanut Worley Rd, Cerro Gordo, NC 28430 The record owner(s) of the property, as reflected on the records of the Register of Deeds, is/are Bradley Scott Strickland and Sharon Strickland. The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale. Any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. This sale is made subject to all prior liens and encumbrances, and unpaid taxes and assessments including but not limited to any transfer tax associated with the foreclosure. A deposit of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, is required and must be tendered in the form of certified funds at the time of the sale. This sale will be held open ten days for upset bids as required by law. Following the expiration of the statutory upset period, all remaining amounts are IMMEDIATELY DUE AND OWING. Failure to remit funds in a timely manner will result in a Declaration of Default and any deposit will be frozen pending the outcome of any re-sale. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, the Substitute Trustee or the attorney of any of the foregoing. SPECIAL NOTICE FOR LEASEHOLD TENANTS: If you are a tenant residing in the property, be advised that an Order for Possession of the property may be issued in favor of the purchaser. Also, if your lease began or was renewed on or after October 1, 2007, be advised that you may terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days written notice to the landlord. You may be liable for rent due under the agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. The date of this Notice is June 26, 2014. Cornish Law, PLLC Substitute Trustee 10130 Perimeter Parkway, Suite 400 Charlotte, NC 28216 (704) 333-8107 http://shapiroattorneys.com/nc/ 12-032673 August 21, 28, 2014


Notice of Sale
IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE OF NORTH CAROLINA SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION COLUMBUS COUNTY 14SP52 IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF A DEED OF TRUST EXECUTED BY ROBERT DANIEL EDWARDS AND ALBERTA EDWARDS DATED JUNE 30, 2006 AND RECORDED IN BOOK 857 AT PAGE 853 IN THE COLUMBUS COUNTY PUBLIC REGISTRY, NORTH CAROLINA Under and by virtue of the power and authority contained in the above-referenced deed of trust and because of default in the payment of the secured indebtedness and failure to perform the stipulation and agreements therein contained and, pursuant to demand of the owner and holder of the secured debt, the undersigned substitute trustee will expose for sale at public auction to the highest bidder for cash at the usual place of sale at the county courthouse of said county at 10:00AM on September 5, 2014 the following described real estate and any other improvements which may be situated thereon, in Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: ALL THAT CERTAIN LOT OR PARCEL OF LAND SITUATED IN THE CITY OF WHITEVILLE, WHITEVILLE TOWNSHIP, COLUMBUS COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA AND MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: FIRST TRACT: BEGINNING AT THE INTERSECTION OF THE SOUTH EDGE OFF WEBSTER STREET AND THE WEST EDGE OF THOMPSON STREET; RUNNING THENCE WITH THE SAID EDGE OF THOMPSON STREET SOUTH 4 DEGREES 40 MINUTES WEST 75 FEET TO THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LOT NO. 10 AND THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF LOT NO. 9; THENCE PARALLEL TO WEBSTER STREET (FOLLOWING THE DIVIDING LINE BETWEEN SAID TWO LOTS AND BEYOND THROUGH LOT NO. 13) ABOUT WEST 128 FEET, TO THE WESTERN LINE OF LOT NO. 13; THENCE WITH SAID LINE OF LOT NO. 13 ABOUT NORTH 75.03 FEET TO THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF LOT NO. 13 IN THE SOUTH EDGE OF WEBSTER STREET; THENCE WITH SAID EDGE OF SAID STREET 135 FEET ABOUT EAST TO THE BEGINNING; AND BEING ALL OF LOT NOS. 10, 11, AND 12 AND A PORTION OF LOT NO. 13, THE LOTS ABOVE MENTIONED ARE THOSE SHOWN AND DESIGNATED ON PLAT ENTITLED MAP SHOWING PROPERTY OF D.L BAGGETT LOCATED IN WHITEVILLE, N.C., BEARING DATE OF AUGUST, 1950, PREPARED BY H.T. SCHNIBBEN, SURVEYOR AND REGISTERED IN PLAT BOOK 4, AT PAGE 58, IN THE OFFICE OF THE REGISTER OF DEEDS OF COLUMBUS COUNTY, N.C. REC BOOK 187, PAGE 425, SAID OFFICE, FOR SOURCE OF TITLE, THE LAND ABOVE DESCRIBED BEING A PART OF THE LAND DESCRIBED IN DEED. SECOND TRACT: LYING AND BEING IN THE TOWN OF WHITEVILLE AND BEING BOUNDED NOW OR FORMERLY ON THE NORTH BY THE LANDS OF JOHN ROBERT BLACKBURN, ON THE EAST BY THOMPSON STREET, ON THE SOUTH BY LANDS CONVEYED TO TERRY JOE JAMISON AND WIFE, AND ON THE WEST BY THE LANDS OF DENNIS A. BREWER AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:: BEGINNING AT AN IRON STAKE, SAID STAKE BEING A COMMON CORNER OF THE BREWER, BLACKBURN, AND JAMISON LANDS AND SAID BEGINNING STAKE BEING LOCATED SOUTH 00 DEGREES 48 MINUTES 10 SECONDS EAST 76.79 FEET FROM AN EXISTING IRON PIPE LOCATED ON THE SOUTHERN MARGIN OF EAST WEBSTER STREET, WHICH EXISTING PIPE IS LOCATED NORTH 88 DEGREES 06 MINUTES 30 SECONDS WEST 135.12 FEET FROM AN EXISTING PIPE LOCATED IN THE SOUTHWESTERN CORNER OF THE INTERSECTION OF EAST WEBSTER STREET AND THOMPSON STREET; AND RUNS THENCE FROM THE BEGINNING POINT SOUTH 87 DEGREES 47 MINUTES 36 SECONDS EAST 127.63 FEET TO AN IRON STAKE LOCATED IN THE WESTERN MARGIN OF THOMPSON STREET; AND RUNS THENCE NORTH 04 DEGREES 46 MINUTES EAST 2.50 FEET TO AN IRON STAKE; AND RUNS THENCE NORTH 88 DEGREES 54 MINUTES 59 SECONDS WEST 127.76 FEET TO AN EXISTING IRON PIPE, THE POINT OF BEGINNING AND CONTAINING A SMALL TRIANGULAR PIECE OF PROPERTY CONTAINING .0037 ACRES MORE OR LESS AND BEING A SMALL PORTION OF THOSE LANDS RECORDED IN DEED BOOK 230, PAGE 531, COLUMBUS COUNTY REGISTRY. THE ABOVE DESCRIPTION IS TAKEN FROM AN ACTUAL SURVEY BY DAVID B. GOLDSTON, JR. RLS, WHICH MAP IS HEREBY INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE FOR MORE PARTICULARITY OF DESCRIPTION. And Being more commonly known as: 302 South Thompson St, Whiteville, NC 28472 The record owner(s) of the property, as reflected on the records of the Register of Deeds, is/are Robert Daniel Edwards. The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale. Any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. This sale is made subject to all prior liens and encumbrances, and unpaid taxes and assessments including but not limited to any transfer tax associated with the foreclosure. A deposit of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, is required and must be tendered in the form of certified funds at the time of the sale. This sale will be held open ten days for upset bids as required by law. Following the expiration of the statutory upset period, all remaining amounts are IMMEDIATELY DUE AND OWING. Failure to remit funds in a timely manner will result in a Declaration of Default and any deposit will be frozen pending the outcome of any re-sale. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, the Substitute Trustee or the attorney of any of the foregoing. SPECIAL NOTICE FOR LEASEHOLD TENANTS: If you are a tenant residing in the property, be advised that an Order for Possession of the property may be issued in favor of the purchaser. Also, if your lease began or was renewed on or after October 1, 2007, be advised that you may terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days written notice to the landlord. You may be liable for rent due under the agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. The date of this Notice is June 26, 2014. Grady I. Ingle or Elizabeth B. Ells Substitute Trustee 10130 Perimeter Parkway, Suite 400 Charlotte, NC 28216 (704) 333-8107 http://shapiroattorneys.com/nc/ 14-058658 August 21, 28, 2014


Notice of Sale
Self Storage of Whiteville, P.O. Box 1294/346 Bill Hooks Road, Whiteville, NC 28472 will hold a public sale to dispose of various items of personal property. Pursuant to the assertion of a lien for rental at its storage facility. The sale will be conducted at the following storage facility location: Self Storage of Whiteville, 2525 James B White Hwy N., Whiteville, NC 28472 Date of Sale: August 30, 2014 Time of Sale: 9:00 am Unit #100 Cedric & Peggy Smith Unit # 65 FFC Institute for Change, Willie Clark Unit #103 Sharon McMillian Unit #108/104 Lillie Phillips Unit # 94 Bridget Bryant Unit # 128 George McKenzie Unit # 113 Yolanda C Bellamy Unit # 11 Tara W Adams Unit # 23 Donnell Goss Unit # 56 Monique Peters Unit # 66 Frankie Tyrone Murchison Unit # 99 Synetheria Enee Mullin Unit # 105 David LLL Hammond Unit # 20 Bessie Southern Unit # 17 William Robinson Unit # 19 Jeff Johnson Unit # 67 Dana & Vanessa Prokos Unit # 12 Tracy Wilson Unit # 36 Vivian Brown Posted this 15th of August, 2014 Self Storage of Whiteville By: Frances Inman August 18, 21, 25, 2014


Notice of Substitute Trustee’s Sale of Real Estate
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION COUNTY OF COLUMBUS 14 SP 110 In the Matter of the Foreclosure of the Deed of Trust of Stacy McDevitt and Christopher Shawn McDevitt to Kenneth W. Mabe, Trustee, dated July 24, 2007, and recorded in Book 900, Page 219, Columbus County Registry, Robbie B. Parker, Substitute Trustee,”” See Substitution of Trustee as recorded in Book 1085 at Page 638 of the Columbus County Registry. “” Under and by virtue of the power and authority contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed and delivered by Stacy McDevitt and Christopher Shawn McDevitt, dated July 24, 2007, and recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Columbus County, North Carolina, in Book 900 at Page 219 (“Deed of Trust”), because of default in the failure to carry out or perform the stipulations and agreements therein contained, pursuant to the demand of the owner and holder of the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, and pursuant to the Order of the Clerk of Superior Court for Columbus County, North Carolina entered in this foreclosure proceeding, the undersigned, Robbie B. Parker, Substitute Trustee, will expose for sale at public auction on the 3rd day of September, 2014, at 12:00 p.m. at the place where public auctions are held at the Columbus County Courthouse, Courthouse Square, Whiteville, North Carolina, the real property (including any improvements thereon) with an address of 1561 Ramsey Ford Road, Nakina, North Carolina 28455, and more particularly described in the Deed of Trust and in Exhibit 1 attached hereto, which description is incorporated by reference herein. The sale may be held up to one hour after the time stated herein. The real property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS”. Neither the Substitute Trustee nor the holder of the Note secured by the Deed of Trust being foreclosed or the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representatives of either the Substitute Trustee or the holder of the Note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the real property being offered for sale and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such conditions are expressly disclaimed. The real property will be sold subject to any and all prior and superior deeds of trust, mortgages and liens, restrictions, easements and other matters of record, if any, and to all unpaid ad valorem taxes and assessments, if any, which became a lien subsequent to the recordation of the Deed of Trust. Further, this real property will be sold subject to the right, if any, of the United States of America to redeem the above-described real property for a period of one hundred and twenty (120) days following the date when the final upset bid period has expired. In the event that the real property to be sold is residential real property with less than 15 units, subject to applicable federal law, an Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to N.C.G.S. ¤45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. The record owners of the above-described real property as reflected on the records of the Columbus County Register of Deeds not more than ten (10) days prior to the posting of this Notice are Stacy McDevitt and Christopher Shawn McDevitt. Any successful bidder may be required to deposit with the Substitute Trustee immediately upon conclusion of the sale a cash deposit of the greater of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00). Any successful bidder shall be required to tender the full balance of the purchase price so bid in cash or certified check at the time the Substitute Trustee tenders a deed for the property or attempts to tender such deed, and should said successful bidder fail to pay the full balance of the purchase price so bid at that time, said bidder shall remain liable as provided in N.C.G.S. ¤45-21.30. The owner and holder of the indebtedness secured by the Deed of Trust may make a credit bid. Should the property be purchased by a third party, that party must pay the tax of Forty-Five Cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by N.C.G.S. ¤7A-308(a)(1). This sale will be held open ten (10) days for upset bids as required by law. This the 5th day of August, 2014. Robbie B. Parker, Substitute Trustee 1427 Military Cutoff Road, Suite 208 Wilmington, NC 28403 910-399-3447 THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE PROTECTION OF THE BANKRUPTCY COURT OR HAVE BEEN DISCHARGED AS A RESULT OF A BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDING, THIS NOTICE IS GIVEN TO YOU PURSUANT TO A STATUTORY REQUIREMENT AND FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND IS NOT INTENDED AS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT OR AS AN ACT TO COLLECT, ASSESS OR RECOVER ALL OR ANY PORTION OF THE DEBT FROM YOU PERSONALLY. EXHIBIT 1 TRACT ONE: Lying and being in Bug Hill Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, being at a point located on the East edge of SR 1108, with said point of beginning being the 4 Northwest corner of a lot conveyed to James Curby Reaves and wife, Evelyn V. Ward Reaves, by Deed dated August 27, 1976 found in Deed Book 294, Page 365, CCR; thence from said beginning point, and with the Northern boundary of the lot above referenced and described in Deed Book 294, Page 365, CCR, South 78 degrees East 188 feet to a new corner five feet beyond the Northeast corner of the lot described in Deed Book 294, Page 365, CCR, thence Northwardly parallel with SR 1108 116 feet; thence parallel with the first line North 78 degrees West 188 feet to the East edge of SR 1108; thence with the East edge of SR 1108 in a Southwardly direction 116 feet to the point and place of beginning which is the Northwest corner of the lot described in Deed Book 294, Page 365, CCR, and with the lot herein conveyed measuring 116 feet by 188 feet being adjacent to and immediately North of said lot. Being the same tract of land conveyed to James Randy Reaves by Deed dated December 10, 2002 and recorded in Deed Book 715, Page 94, Columbus County Registry. Being the same tract of land conveyed to Horry County State Bank by Substitute Trustee’s Deed dated July 24, 2006, and recorded in Deed Book 860, Page 783, Columbus County Registry. For reference see Deed Book 876, Page 399, Columbus County Registry. TRACT TWO: Lying in Bug Hill Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, containing 0.50 acres, being a portion of land described in Deed Book 312, Page 525, and being the Northernmost 0.50 acre tract as set forth, delineated, and described on a plat for Bobbie Carol Long McDevitt and husband, Vince McDevitt, dated December 12, 2006, by Billy M. Duncan, Professional Land Surveyor, a copy of which plat is recorded in Book 876, Page 762, Columbus County Registry. For references see Deed Book 876, Page 759, Columbus County Registry. August 21, 29, 2014


Notice of Tax Foreclosure Sale
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION FILE NO.: 13 CV 1565 COUNTY OF COLUMBUS, Plaintiff VS ROBERT LEE MASON; PANSY MASON; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Small Business Administration and Department of The Treasury, Beneficiary (Lienholder); STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, Judgmentholder (Lienholder); COLUMBUS COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES, Judgmentholder (Lienholder), Defendants NOTICE is hereby given that the COUNTY OF COLUMBUS as a body politic incorporate of the State of North Carolina, is exercising its power and authority to assess, levy and collect taxes against real and personal property located within its boundaries in accordance with the laws of the State of North Carolina and the Judgment entered on the 4th day of June, 2014 and is foreclosing on the following land of ROBERT LEE MASON and PANSY MASON in order to satisfy the properly assessed but unpaid taxes upon certain lands. Pursuant to the Judgment entered on the 4th day of June, 2014, William E. Wood has been appointed Commissioner with the authority to sell the following land at the Courthouse Door, Columbus County Courthouse in the City of Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina at 12:30 o’clock p.m. on the 28th day of August, 2014 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash all interest in the following described real estate: Lying and being in Tatum Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: All that tract or parcel of land lying about 3 1/2 miles northwest of the center of Chadbourn, NC about 250 feet East of SR #1525 (Braswell Road), and about 0.3 miles north of SR #1504 and adjoining the lands of Joe W. Edmund, Jr. (183/504) on the South and East, Wayland Williamson, Lots 4 and 5 (Map Book 17, Page 83) on the West and Frank Mason, Jr., (318/549) on the North and being more particularly described as follows: BEGINNING at an iron pipe set, the southwest corner of the 1.52 acre tract of which this is a part (318/549), said iron pipe being located South 51 degrees 42 minutes 37 seconds East 240.01 feet from a concrete nail found in the centerline of SR #1525 (see Map Book 17, Page 83), this nail being located North 21 degrees 35 minutes 19 seconds East 1461.35 feet from a nail and cap found in the centerline of SR #1525 and SR #1504 and runs thence from said beginning iron pipe with a west line of said 1.52 acre tract North 21 degrees 20 minutes 55 seconds East 141.02 feet to an iron rod set in said line at its intersection with the centerline of a ditch; thence with said ditch, South 58 degrees 55 minutes 57 seconds East 101.03 feet to an iron pipe set at a bend in said ditch; thence with said ditch South 23 degrees 04 minutes 45 seconds West 152.96 feet to an iron pipe set at its intersection with another ditch, the most southern or 3rd corner of said 1.52 acre tract; thence with and beyond said ditch North 51 degrees 42 minutes 35 seconds West 99.27 feet to the beginning, containing 0.33 acres, more or less. And being all of that 0.2 acre tract conveyed by Frank Mason, Jr., to Robert Lee Mason, by Deed dated June 21, 1999, and recorded in Deed Book 593, Page 464, and part of that 1.52 acre tract conveyed by Jack D. Carter and wife, Grace C. Carter, to Frank Mason, Jr. and wife, Carolyn Mason, by Deed dated January 11, 1979, and recorded in Deed Book 318, Page 569, Columbus County Registry. Being the same land shown on a Survey Plat Plan for Sabrina Parker-Cooper drawn by Johnny W. Nobles & Associates, Registered Land Surveyor, dated March 8, 2002, and incorporated herein by reference for a more particular description. Being the same property conveyed by Frank Mason, Jr. and wife, Elouise Cooper Mason, by Deed dated March 15, 2002, recorded March 18, 2002, in Book 684, Page 269, Columbus County Registry. The property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance: “AS IS, WHERE IS”. Neither the Commissioner nor the County of Columbus, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representatives of either the Commissioner or the County of Columbus make any representation of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold free and clear of all taxes, special assessments, prior liens or encumbrances of record against said property except as may have priority under Federal or State Law, if any. A cash deposit of 20% of the purchase price, or $750 whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale with the balance remaining due to be paid in full by cash or certified funds at the Office of the Commissioner within three (3) days after the entry of the Judgment of Confirmation by the Clerk of Court. Hearing before the Honorable Amy Nance, Assistant Clerk of Superior Court for Columbus County, North Carolina was held in connection with this foreclosure on 4th day of June, 2014 at which time Clerk Amy Nance authorized this foreclosure sale as required by statute. This the 4th day of August, 2014. WILLIAM E WOOD COMMISSIONER 100 COURTHOUSE SQUARE WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 TELEPHONE: 910-642-3965 STATE BAR NO.: 5901 August 14, 21, 2014


Notice of Tax Foreclosure Sale
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION FILE NO.: 13 CV 806 COUNTY OF COLUMBUS, Plaintiff”” VS JENNIE ELIZABETH THOMPSON a/k/a JENNIE ELIZABETH FREEMAN; VANDERBILT MORTGAGE AND FINANCE, INC., Beneficiary (Lienholder), Defendant NOTICE is hereby given that the COUNTY OF COLUMBUS as a body politic incorporate of the State of North Carolina, is exercising its power and authority to assess, levy and collect taxes against real and personal property located within its boundaries in accordance with the laws of the State of North Carolina and the Judgment entered on the 7th day of January, 2014 and is foreclosing on the following land of JENNIE ELIZABETH THOMPSON a/k/a JENNIE ELIZABETH FREEMAN in order to satisfy the properly assessed but unpaid taxes upon certain lands. Pursuant to the Judgment entered on the 7th day of January, 2014, William E. Wood has been appointed Commissioner with the authority to sell the following land at the Courthouse Door, Columbus County Courthouse in the City of Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina at 12:15 o’clock p.m. on the 28th day of August, 2014 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash all interest in the following described real estate: Lying and being in Bogue Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Being Lots Nos. 7, 8, and 9 located on the West side of Elbow Public Road, beginning at a stake in the West edge of said Elbow Road 300 feet South of the South edge of the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad right of way and runs thence about West and parallel with said railroad 115 feet; thence South 4 degrees West 150 feet to a stake; thence about East parallel with said railroad about 112 feet to the West edge of the Elbow Road; thence North 4 1/2 degrees East with the edge of said road 150 feet to the beginning. See Map of Division of Lands of Pierce & Co. at Hallsboro, N.C., recorded in Book 113, Page 351, Columbus County Registry. Being the same real property devised to Donald Brett Wyche under the Will of James Avery Wyche and being the Second Tract in Item VI of said Will, recorded in Book of Wills No. 6, Page 516, Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Columbus County, North Carolina. This being the same property conveyed by Donald Brett Wyche and wife, Mary Young Wyche, to Jennie Elizabeth Thompson, by Deed dated April 24, 2001, recorded in Book 654, Page 143, Columbus County Registry. The property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance: “AS IS, WHERE IS”. Neither the Commissioner nor the County of Columbus, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representatives of either the Commissioner or the County of Columbus make any representation of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold free and clear of all taxes, special assessments, prior liens or encumbrances of record against said property except as may have priority under Federal or State Law, if any. A cash deposit of 20% of the purchase price, or $750 whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale with the balance remaining due to be paid in full by cash or certified funds at the Office of the Commissioner within three (3) days after the entry of the Judgment of Confirmation by the Clerk of Court. Hearing before the Honorable Amy Nance, Assistant Clerk of Superior Court for Columbus County, North Carolina was held in connection with this foreclosure on 7th day of January, 2014 at which time Clerk Amy Nance authorized this foreclosure sale as required by statute. This the 4th day of August, 2014. WILLIAM E WOOD COMMISSIONER 100 COURTHOUSE SQUARE WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 TELEPHONE: 910-642-3965 STATE BAR NO.: 5901 August 14, 21, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION File No.: Having qualified as Executor of the estate of OLGA AMANDA HAYDEN, deceased, late of Columbus County, the undersigned hereby notifies all persons having claims against said deceased to present said claims to her on or before Friday, October 31, 2014 or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned. This 31st day of July, 2014. Roger B. Hayden 610 Pleasant Plains Church Rd. Whiteville, NC 28472 Fred C. Meekins, Jr., Attorney for the Estate of Olga Amand Hayden P.O. Box 68 Whiteville, NC 28472 910-642-8080 July 31, August 7, 14, 21, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified on the 15th day of August, 2014, as Executor Of The Estate Of Ella J. Ward, deceased, of Columbus County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the decedent or said Estate to present them to the undersigned within three (3) months from the date of the first publication of this Notice, or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of any recovery. Please direct all claims to the attention of Terry W. Cockerham, Executor, Estate Of Ella J. Ward, c/o T. Scott Sessions, Resident Process Agent, 130 Jefferson Street, Whiteville, North Carolina 28472. All persons indebted to said Estate are hereby requested to make immediate payment thereto. This the 18th day of August, 2014. TERRY W. COCKERHAM, Executor Of The Estate Of Ella J. Ward 345 East Ohio Street, Apt. 1611 Chicago, Illinois 60611 T. SCOTT SESSIONS, Attorney For The Estate Of Ella J. Ward The McGougan Law Firm 130 Jefferson Street Whiteville, North Carolina 28472 August 21, 28, Sept. 4, 11, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY The undersigned, Albert Roy Boyer, having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Jennifer Fredonia Poynter Davenport, deceased, late of Columbus County, NC, this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned Executor on or before November 2, 2014 at Powell & Powell, Attorneys, PO Box 428, Whiteville, NC 28472, or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned Executor. This the 29th day of July, 2014. Albert Roy Boyer Executor 161 Oak Road Lake Waccamaw, NC 28450 c/o J. Coburn Powell Powell & Powell, Attorneys PO Box 428 Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: (910) 642-2728 July 31, August 7, 14, 21, 2014.


NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS Having qualified as Personal Representative of the Estate of Mary S. Duncan, deceased, late of Columbus County, North Carolina, the undersigned hereby notifies all persons having claims against the estate of said decedent to present them to the undersigned on or before the 31st day of October, 2014, or this notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate please make immediate payment. This the 25th day of July, 2014 Don W. Viets, Jr., Administrator CTA 135 Washington Street Whiteville, NC 28472 July 31, August 7, 14, 21, 2014.


NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS The undersigned, JERRY MASON LEWIS, has qualified as Executor of the Estate of BOBBIE SINGLETARY LEWIS, late of Columbus County, and this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned on or before November 7, 2014, pursuant to North Carolina General Statute 28A-14-1, or this notice shall be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned at the following address: This the 7th day of August, 2014. JERRY MASON LEWIS, EXECUTOR 178 Country Club Drive Whiteville, NC 28472 Williamson, Walton & Scott, L.L.P. Attorneys at Law P. O. Box 1467 Whiteville, NC 28472 August 7, 14, 21, 28, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified on the 15th day of August, 2014, as Executor Of The Estate Of Ruth Ward McNeill, deceased, of Columbus County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the decedent or said Estate to present them to the undersigned within three (3) months from the date of the first publication of this Notice, or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of any recovery. Please direct all claims to the attention of Joyce Ward Baldwin, Executor, Estate Of Ruth Ward McNeill, c/o T. Scott Sessions, Resident Process Agent, 130 Jefferson Street, Whiteville, North Carolina 28472. All persons indebted to said Estate are hereby requested to make immediate payment thereto. This the 18th day of August, 2014. JOYCE WARD BALDWIN, Executor Of The Estate Of Ruth Ward McNeill 5602 Pola Court Clinton, Maryland 20735 T. SCOTT SESSIONS, Attorney For The Estate Of Ruth Ward McNeill The McGougan Law Firm 130 Jefferson Street Whiteville, North Carolina 28472 August 21, 28, Sept. 4, 11, 2014


Public Notice Sale of County Property
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS The Columbus County Board of Commissioners, at its meeting on August 18, 2014, authorized the sale by public auction of the following County- owned property, Certain tracts or parcel of land lying and being in Chadbourn Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as: Bounded on the East by State Road 1443 on the North and West by James Mack on the South by Seaboard Coastline Railroad. Beginning at an iron stake in the west margin of State Road 1443, a common corner with James Mack, said POINT OF BEGINNING being located North 82 degrees 02 minutes 30 seconds West 3.96 feet from an old iron which old iron is located North 82 degrees 02 minutes 30 seconds West 26.06 feet from a PK nail in the center line of State Road 1443; and runs thence North 82 degrees 02 minutes 30 seconds West 255.35 feet from said iron stake in the West margin of said right of way to an old iron corner (being an over-all distance of 285.37 feet to the PK nail in the center line of State Road 1443); and runs thence South 7 degrees 35 minutes West 110.52 feet to an iron stake; thence continuing South 7 degrees 35 minutes West 190.00 feet to an iron stake; thence continuing South 7 degrees 35 minutes West 191.41 feet to an iron stake in the North margin of Seaboard Coastline right of way; thence with said right of way South 81 degrees 43 minutes East 252.37 feet to an iron stake in the West margin of State Road 1443; said point being also located on a tie-line North 17 degrees 04 minutes West 71.94 feet from a nail and cap where the centerline of State Road 1443 intersects the centerline of Seaboard Coastline Railroad right of way; thence North 7 degrees 35 minutes 30 seconds East and with the West margin of State Road 1443 301.69 feet to an iron stake; thence North 8 degrees 28 minutes East and continuing with the West margin of State Road 1443 191.65 feet to an iron stake; the POINT OF BEGINNING and containing 2.86 acres. Being the same property surveyed and platted by Billy M. Duncan, Registered Land Surveyor, on August 20, 1975, said plat being duly recorded in Map Book 16, Page 110, Columbus County Registry, the same being incorporated herein by reference. Being the same property conveyed by Burns Cliff, single, to Gore Brothers, Inc., by Deed dated August 25, 1975, recorded in Book 286, Page 735, Columbus County Registry. Also being the same property conveyed by Gore Brothers, Inc., to Michael Young Gore by Deed dated June 8, 1989, recorded in Book 403, Page 523, Columbus County Registry. The auction is scheduled to be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, September8, 2014 in the Lobby at the Columbus County Courthouse, Whiteville, North Carolina. The high bidder for the property must present at the auction a bid deposit of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid, either in cash or a certified check. This deposit will be held by the County until either the Board of Commissioners rejects the high bid for the property or, if the Board of Commissioners accepts the high bid, the closing of the sale. The deposit will be forfeited to the County if the high bidder refuses to close the sale after the bid has been approved by the Board of Commissioners. After the auction, the high bid for the property will be reported to the Board of Commissioners. The Board of Commissioners will accept or reject the bid within 30 days after the bid is reported to it. No sale may be completed until the Board of Commissioners has approved the high bid. The County reserves the right to withdraw any listed property from the auction at any time before the auction sale of that property. This the 21st day of August, 2014 Publish August 21, 25, 2014 MICHAEL H. STEPHENS Columbus County Attorney 111 Washington Street Whiteville, North Carolina 28472 Telephone: (910) 642-5645 August 21, 25, 2014


Public Notice
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA-Part B, Public Law 108.446) Project is presently being amended. The Project describes the special education programs that SEGS Academy proposes for Federal funding for the 2014-2015 School Year. Interested persons are encouraged to review amendments to the Project and make comments concerning the implementation of special education under this Federal Program. All comments will be considered prior to submission of the amended Project to the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction in Raleigh, North Carolina. The IDEA-Part B Project is open to the public for review and comments during the week of August 25, 2014 in the office of Annmarie Johnston located at 44 Dream Avenue, Delco, NC 28436. August 21, 28, Sept. 4, 11, 18, 25, 29, 2014


Time Warner Cable
Time Warner Cable’s agreements with programmers and broadcasters to carry their services and stations routinely expire from time to time. We are usually able to obtain renewals or extensions of such agreements, but in order to comply with applicable regulations, we must inform you when an agreement is about to expire. The following agreements are due to expire soon, and we may be required to cease carriage of one or more of these services/stations in the near future: Azteca America, Gol TV (SD & HD), NHL Network (SD & HD), NHL Center Ice (SD & HD), Nuvo TV, Youtoo, Outdoor Channel (SD & HD), Jewelry TV (SD & HD), RFD HD. In addition, from time to time we make certain changes in the services that we offer in order to better serve our customers. The following changes are planned: Time Warner Cable may cease carriage of NuvoTV. On or about September 9th, ESPN GamePlan and Full Court sports packages on channels 787-799 will no longer be available. This programming is currently available with a subscription to Sports Pass on channels 392-399. EPIX will offer a free preview September 10-14, 2014. It is available to all digital subscribers and may contain PG, PG-13, TV-14, TV-MA and R rated programs. To find out how to block this preview and for more parental control information, visit twc.com or call 800-892-2253. The new services listed below cannot be accessed on CableCARD-equipped Unidirectional Digital Cable Products purchased at retail without additional, two-way capable equipment: None at this time. For more information about your local channel line-up, visit www.twc.com/programmingnotices. August 21, 2014
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Monday, August 18, 2014

 

700 – Legals

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Whiteville City Schools 107 West Walter Street Whiteville, NC 28472 Separate sealed BIDS for the construction of an approximately 1,600 square foot Concrete Masonry Unit Concession Stand, Restroom, & Storage Facility located at Whiteville High School, will be received by Hubert Godwin, Whiteville City Schools Central Office, located at 107 West Walter Street, Whiteville NC 28472 until 2:00 pm eastern (Standard Time) on Thursday, August 28, 2014 and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud. The CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be obtained at the following locations: Whiteville City Schools Central Office, 107 West Walter Street, Whiteville, NC 28472. August 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 2014


Notice of Dissolution United Ford Foundation, L.L.C.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Articles of Dissolution of UNITED FORD FOUNDATION, L.L.C., a North Carolina Limited Liability Company, were filed in the office of the Secretary of State of North Carolina on the 5th day of August 2014, and that all creditors of and claimants against the Limited Liability Company are required to present their respective claims and demands to the undersigned at the mailing address listed hereinbelow containing sufficient information such that the nature, validity and extent of said claim or demand may be determined by the Limited Liability Company; any claims against the Limited Liability Company will be barred unless a proceeding in a proper forum to enforce the claim against the dissolved Limited Liability Company is commenced within five years after the publication date of this newspaper notice in accordance with the provisions of N.C.G.S. ¤ 57D-6-11. This the 13th day of August 2014. UNITED FORD FOUNDATION, L.L.C. 103 Clarence Ford Drive P.O. Box 423 Whiteville, NC 28472 WILLIAMSON, WALTON & SCOTT, L.L.P. P. O. Box 1467 Whiteville, NC 28472 August 18, 2014


Notice of Real Property
COUNTY OF COLUMBUS IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION 13-CVS-497 Springleaf Financial Services of North Carolina, Inc., f/k/a American General Financial Services, Inc., Plaintiffs, vs. Brenda Shaw, Saundra Martinez, Covell Jones, Lakishia Graham, Tonie Graham, Guardian Ad Litem for all Unknown, Minor and Incompetent Heirs of Barbara Graham, and Tamara Cornish, as Substitute Trustee, Defendants. UNDER AND BY VIRTUE of the power and authority contained in that certain Order and Judgment issued by the Superior Court Judge, filed on July 14, 2014, in the above-captioned matter and pursuant to applicable law, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will place for sale, at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash at the usual place of sale at the Columbus County Courthouse, North Carolina, on Thursday, August 28, 2014, at 1:00 p.m., that certain parcel of land, including improvements thereon, situated, lying and being in the County of Columbus, State of North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Beginning at an old iron stake in the southern edge of King Street corner of Mable Lofton; stake being located south 88 degrees 30 minutes west 124 feet, more or less, from the western edge of Lewis Street and runs thence as the Lofton line a southerly direction and at an angle of 89 deg. 32 minutes from the southern edge of King Street 148.8 feet to an old iron stake; thence a westerly direction and at an angle of 90 degrees 28 minutes from the Lofton line 88.06 feet to an iron pipe; thence a northerly direction and at an angle of 89 degrees 32 minutes from the last mentioned line 148.8 feet to an iron pipe in the southern edge of King Street: thence as the southern edge of King Street north 88 degrees 30 minutes east 88.06 feet to the point of beginning. The above property is the second tract of land described in a deed executed by W. Venoy Stephens and wife, to W. Venoy Stephens, dated October 12, 1970, recorded in book 258, page 367, Columbus County registry. Tax ID#: 06-15780 Property Address: 103 King Street, Tabor City, NC 28463 Present Record Owner: Barbara Graham. The terms of the sale are that the real property hereinbefore described will be sold for cash to the highest bidder. The Substitute Trustee reserves the right to require a cash deposit or a certified check not to exceed the greater of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00). In the event that the Owner and Holder is exempt from paying the same, the successful bidder may also be required to pay revenue stamps on the Substitute Trustee’s Deed, any Land Transfer Tax, and the tax required by N.C.G.S. Section 7A-308 (a) (1). The real property hereinabove described is being offered for sale “AS IS, WHERE IS” and will be sold subject to all superior liens, unpaid taxes, and special assessments. Other conditions will be announced at the sale. The sale will be held open for ten (10) days for upset bids as by law required. If the Substitute Trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the Substitute Trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the Substitute Trustee, in his sole discretion, if he believes the challenge to have merit, may declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. Additional Notice Where the Real Property is Residential With Less Than 15 Rental Units: An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a bona fide lease or tenancy may have additional rights pursuant to Title VII of 5.896 – Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act which became effective on May 20, 2009. Tamara R. Cornish Substitute Trustee Cornish Law, PLLC 19453-E West Catawba Avenue, Cornelius, NC 28031 T.: 704-897-3061 P1104772 August 18, 25, 2014


Notice of Sale
Self Storage of Whiteville, P.O. Box 1294/346 Bill Hooks Road, Whiteville, NC 28472 will hold a public sale to dispose of various items of personal property. Pursuant to the assertion of a lien for rental at its storage facility. The sale will be conducted at the following storage facility location: Self Storage of Whiteville, 2525 James B White Hwy N., Whiteville, NC 28472 Date of Sale: August 30, 2014 Time of Sale: 9:00 am Unit #100 Cedric & Peggy Smith Unit # 65 FFC Institute for Change, Willie Clark Unit #103 Sharon McMillian Unit #108/104 Lillie Phillips Unit # 94 Bridget Bryant Unit # 128 George McKenzie Unit # 113 Yolanda C Bellamy Unit # 11 Tara W Adams Unit # 23 Donnell Goss Unit # 56 Monique Peters Unit # 66 Frankie Tyrone Murchison Unit # 99 Synetheria Enee Mullin Unit # 105 David LLL Hammond Unit # 20 Bessie Southern Unit # 17 William Robinson Unit # 19 Jeff Johnson Unit # 67 Dana & Vanessa Prokos Unit # 12 Tracy Wilson Unit # 36 Vivian Brown Posted this 15th of August, 2014 Self Storage of Whiteville By: Frances Inman August 18, 21, 25, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Administator of the Estate of Eva Lee Kinlaw Smith, deceased, of Columbus County, State of North Carolina, the undersigned does pursuant to N.C.G.S. ¤ 28A-14-1 hereby notify all persons, firms, associations or corporations having claims against the estate of the said decedent to present them to the undersigned on or before the 27th day of October, 2014, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, associations or corporations indebted to the said estate will please make payment immediately. This the 24th day of July, 2014. William Gene Smith Administrator of the Estate of Eva Lee Kinlaw Smith JOHN ALAN HIGH, PLLC Attorney at Law 102 Courthouse Square Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: 910-640-2111 Facsimile: 910-212-7333 July 28, August 4, 11, 18, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified on the 22nd day of July, 2014, as Administrator of the Estate of Evelyn Margaret Balduf Hudson, deceased, of Columbus County, North Carolina, this is to notifY all persons having claims against the decedent or said Estate to present them to the undersigned within three (3) months from the date of the first publication of this Notice, or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of any recovery Please direct all claims to the attention of Diane H. Byars, Administrator, Estate of Evelyn Margaret Balduf Hudson, 2301 Slippery Log Road, Whiteville, North Carolina 28472. All persons indebted to said Estate are hereby requested to make immediate payment thereto. This the 22nd day of July, 2014 DIANE H,. BYARS, Administrator of The Estate of Evelyn Margaret Balduf Hudson 2301 Slippery Log Road Whiteville, North Carolina 28472 T. SCOTT SESSIONS, Attorney For The Estate of Evelyn Margaret Balduf Hudson The McGougan Law Firm 130 Jefferson Street Whiteville, North Carolina 28472 July 28, August 4, 11, 18, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS The undersigned, BEVERLY A. EDWARDS, has qualified as Administratrix of the Estate of ANTHONY E. EDWARDS, late of Columbus County, and this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned on or before October 28, 2014, pursuant to North Carolina General Statute 28A-14-1, or this notice shall be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned at the following address: This the 28th day of July, 2014. BEVERLY A. EDWARDS, ADMINISTRATRIX 609 Kings Road Whiteville, NC 28472 Williamson, Walton & Scott, L.L.P. Attorneys at Law P. O. Box 1467 Whiteville, NC 28472 July 28, August 4, 11, 18, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS The undersigned, Brenda N. Pace, has qualified as Executrix of the Estate of Eunice H. Nobles, late of Columbus County, and this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned on or before October 31, 2014, pursuant to North Carolina General Statute 28A-14-1, or this notice shall be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned at the following address: This the 23rd day of July, 2014. BRENDA N. PACE, Executrix 1655 Hallsboro Road N. Hallsboro, NC 28442 Williamson, Walton & Scott, LLP Attorneys at Law P.O. Box 1467 Whiteville, NC 28472 July 28, August 4, 11, 18, 2014


 

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Thursday, August 14, 2014

 

700 – Legals

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Whiteville City Schools 107 West Walter Street Whiteville, NC 28472 Separate sealed BIDS for the construction of an approximately 1,600 square foot Concrete Masonry Unit Concession Stand, Restroom, & Storage Facility located at Whiteville High School, will be received by Hubert Godwin, Whiteville City Schools Central Office, located at 107 West Walter Street, Whiteville NC 28472 until 2:00 pm eastern (Standard Time) on Thursday, August 28, 2014 and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud. The CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be obtained at the following locations: Whiteville City Schools Central Office, 107 West Walter Street, Whiteville, NC 28472. August 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 2014


Amended Notice of Foreclosure Sale
14-SP-90 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made by WILLIE L. JAMISON AND JACKIE JAMISON to PHILIP E. GREER, Trustee(s), dated the 20TH day of MARCH, 2003 and recorded in BOOK 728, PAGE 283 AND RE-RECORDED IN BOOK 730, PAGE 226, COLUMBUS County Registry, North Carolina, Default having been made in the payment of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, ANDERSON & STRICKLAND, P.A., having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by an instrument duly recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds of COLUMBUS County, North Carolina and the holder of the note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the Courthouse Door, in the City of WHITEVILLE, COLUMBUS County, North Carolina at 2:00 P.M. ON AUGUST 27TH, 2014, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following real estate situated in the County of COLUMBUS, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Lying and being in the Town of Chadbourn., Chadbourn Township, Columbus County, North Carolina and being more particularly described as follows: For a tie line begin at a nail and cap located at the intersection of the centerline of Wilson Street with the centerline of Seventh Avenue and running thence South 3 degrees 27 minutes 15 seconds East 328.48 feet to an iron located in the eastern margin of the right of way of Wilson Street (a 45 foot right of way), the POINT AND PLACE OF BEGINNING; thence with the Eastern margin of the right of way of Wilson Street, South 0 degrees 52 minutes 45 seconds West 225.00 feet to an iron located in the Northwest corner of the James M. Jackson property; thence With Jackson’s line South 89 degrees 21 minutes 15 seconds East 220.00 feet to an iron; thence North 0 degrees 52 minutes 45 seconds East 224.10 feet to an iron; thence North 89 degrees 07 minutes 15 seconds West 220.00 feet to an iron located in the Eastern margin of the right of way of Wilson Street, the POINT AND PLACE BEGINNING, and being a tract of land containing 1.13 acres more or less, as shown on that plat entitled “Plat for Joe Michael Glover” by Billy M. Duncan, R..L.S., dated May 20, 1986, to which reference is made for a more accurate description of the premises described herein. Being the same property as conveyed to Willie. Lee Jamison and wife, Jackie Jamison; by deed dated September 20, 2000, and recorded on October 10, 2000, In Book 632, page 166, Columbus County Registry. For Chain of Title, see those certain deeds recorded in Book 325, Page 698, and Book 600, Page 812, all references to the Columbus County Registry. Said property being located at: 614 N. WILSON STREET, CHADBOURN, NC 28431 PRESENT RECORD OWNER BEING: WILLIE LEE JAMISON AND JACKIE JAMISON Trustee may, in the Trustee’s sole discretion, delay the sale for up to one hour as provided in N.C.G.S. 45-21.23. Also, this property is being sold subject to all taxes, special assessments, and prior liens or encumbrances of record and any recorded releases. Should the property be purchased by a third party, that person must pay the statutory final assessment fee of forty-five cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ( $100.00 ) required by N.C.G.S. 7A-308 (a) (1), and any applicable county and/or state land transfer tax and/or revenue tax. Any successful bidder shall be required to tender the full balance of the purchase price so bid, in cash or certified check, at the time the Substitute Trustee tenders to him a deed for the property or attempts to tender such deed, and should said successful bidder fail to pay the full balance of the purchase price so bid, at that time he shall remain liable on his bid as provided for in N.C.G.S. 45-21.30(d) and (e). The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust/security agreement, or both, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either the Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. A cash deposit or cashier’s check (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. That an Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to N.C.G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. This the 30TH day of July, 2014. Michael W. Strickland, as Attorney for and President of ANDERSON & STRICKLAND, P.A Substitute Trustee 210 East Russell Street, Suite 104 Fayetteville, North Carolina 28301 910-483-3300 August 14, 21, 2014


Notice of Tax Foreclosure Sale
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION FILE NO.: 13 CV 1565 COUNTY OF COLUMBUS, Plaintiff VS ROBERT LEE MASON; PANSY MASON; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Small Business Administration and Department of The Treasury, Beneficiary (Lienholder); STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, Judgmentholder (Lienholder); COLUMBUS COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES, Judgmentholder (Lienholder), Defendants NOTICE is hereby given that the COUNTY OF COLUMBUS as a body politic incorporate of the State of North Carolina, is exercising its power and authority to assess, levy and collect taxes against real and personal property located within its boundaries in accordance with the laws of the State of North Carolina and the Judgment entered on the 4th day of June, 2014 and is foreclosing on the following land of ROBERT LEE MASON and PANSY MASON in order to satisfy the properly assessed but unpaid taxes upon certain lands. Pursuant to the Judgment entered on the 4th day of June, 2014, William E. Wood has been appointed Commissioner with the authority to sell the following land at the Courthouse Door, Columbus County Courthouse in the City of Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina at 12:30 o’clock p.m. on the 28th day of August, 2014 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash all interest in the following described real estate: Lying and being in Tatum Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: All that tract or parcel of land lying about 3 1/2 miles northwest of the center of Chadbourn, NC about 250 feet East of SR #1525 (Braswell Road), and about 0.3 miles north of SR #1504 and adjoining the lands of Joe W. Edmund, Jr. (183/504) on the South and East, Wayland Williamson, Lots 4 and 5 (Map Book 17, Page 83) on the West and Frank Mason, Jr., (318/549) on the North and being more particularly described as follows: BEGINNING at an iron pipe set, the southwest corner of the 1.52 acre tract of which this is a part (318/549), said iron pipe being located South 51 degrees 42 minutes 37 seconds East 240.01 feet from a concrete nail found in the centerline of SR #1525 (see Map Book 17, Page 83), this nail being located North 21 degrees 35 minutes 19 seconds East 1461.35 feet from a nail and cap found in the centerline of SR #1525 and SR #1504 and runs thence from said beginning iron pipe with a west line of said 1.52 acre tract North 21 degrees 20 minutes 55 seconds East 141.02 feet to an iron rod set in said line at its intersection with the centerline of a ditch; thence with said ditch, South 58 degrees 55 minutes 57 seconds East 101.03 feet to an iron pipe set at a bend in said ditch; thence with said ditch South 23 degrees 04 minutes 45 seconds West 152.96 feet to an iron pipe set at its intersection with another ditch, the most southern or 3rd corner of said 1.52 acre tract; thence with and beyond said ditch North 51 degrees 42 minutes 35 seconds West 99.27 feet to the beginning, containing 0.33 acres, more or less. And being all of that 0.2 acre tract conveyed by Frank Mason, Jr., to Robert Lee Mason, by Deed dated June 21, 1999, and recorded in Deed Book 593, Page 464, and part of that 1.52 acre tract conveyed by Jack D. Carter and wife, Grace C. Carter, to Frank Mason, Jr. and wife, Carolyn Mason, by Deed dated January 11, 1979, and recorded in Deed Book 318, Page 569, Columbus County Registry. Being the same land shown on a Survey Plat Plan for Sabrina Parker-Cooper drawn by Johnny W. Nobles & Associates, Registered Land Surveyor, dated March 8, 2002, and incorporated herein by reference for a more particular description. Being the same property conveyed by Frank Mason, Jr. and wife, Elouise Cooper Mason, by Deed dated March 15, 2002, recorded March 18, 2002, in Book 684, Page 269, Columbus County Registry. The property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance: “AS IS, WHERE IS”. Neither the Commissioner nor the County of Columbus, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representatives of either the Commissioner or the County of Columbus make any representation of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold free and clear of all taxes, special assessments, prior liens or encumbrances of record against said property except as may have priority under Federal or State Law, if any. A cash deposit of 20% of the purchase price, or $750 whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale with the balance remaining due to be paid in full by cash or certified funds at the Office of the Commissioner within three (3) days after the entry of the Judgment of Confirmation by the Clerk of Court. Hearing before the Honorable Amy Nance, Assistant Clerk of Superior Court for Columbus County, North Carolina was held in connection with this foreclosure on 4th day of June, 2014 at which time Clerk Amy Nance authorized this foreclosure sale as required by statute. This the 4th day of August, 2014. WILLIAM E WOOD COMMISSIONER 100 COURTHOUSE SQUARE WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 TELEPHONE: 910-642-3965 STATE BAR NO.: 5901 August 14, 21, 2014


Notice of Tax Foreclosure Sale
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION FILE NO.: 13 CV 806 COUNTY OF COLUMBUS, Plaintiff”” VS JENNIE ELIZABETH THOMPSON a/k/a JENNIE ELIZABETH FREEMAN; VANDERBILT MORTGAGE AND FINANCE, INC., Beneficiary (Lienholder), Defendant NOTICE is hereby given that the COUNTY OF COLUMBUS as a body politic incorporate of the State of North Carolina, is exercising its power and authority to assess, levy and collect taxes against real and personal property located within its boundaries in accordance with the laws of the State of North Carolina and the Judgment entered on the 7th day of January, 2014 and is foreclosing on the following land of JENNIE ELIZABETH THOMPSON a/k/a JENNIE ELIZABETH FREEMAN in order to satisfy the properly assessed but unpaid taxes upon certain lands. Pursuant to the Judgment entered on the 7th day of January, 2014, William E. Wood has been appointed Commissioner with the authority to sell the following land at the Courthouse Door, Columbus County Courthouse in the City of Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina at 12:15 o’clock p.m. on the 28th day of August, 2014 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash all interest in the following described real estate: Lying and being in Bogue Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Being Lots Nos. 7, 8, and 9 located on the West side of Elbow Public Road, beginning at a stake in the West edge of said Elbow Road 300 feet South of the South edge of the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad right of way and runs thence about West and parallel with said railroad 115 feet; thence South 4 degrees West 150 feet to a stake; thence about East parallel with said railroad about 112 feet to the West edge of the Elbow Road; thence North 4 1/2 degrees East with the edge of said road 150 feet to the beginning. See Map of Division of Lands of Pierce & Co. at Hallsboro, N.C., recorded in Book 113, Page 351, Columbus County Registry. Being the same real property devised to Donald Brett Wyche under the Will of James Avery Wyche and being the Second Tract in Item VI of said Will, recorded in Book of Wills No. 6, Page 516, Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Columbus County, North Carolina. This being the same property conveyed by Donald Brett Wyche and wife, Mary Young Wyche, to Jennie Elizabeth Thompson, by Deed dated April 24, 2001, recorded in Book 654, Page 143, Columbus County Registry. The property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance: “AS IS, WHERE IS”. Neither the Commissioner nor the County of Columbus, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representatives of either the Commissioner or the County of Columbus make any representation of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold free and clear of all taxes, special assessments, prior liens or encumbrances of record against said property except as may have priority under Federal or State Law, if any. A cash deposit of 20% of the purchase price, or $750 whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale with the balance remaining due to be paid in full by cash or certified funds at the Office of the Commissioner within three (3) days after the entry of the Judgment of Confirmation by the Clerk of Court. Hearing before the Honorable Amy Nance, Assistant Clerk of Superior Court for Columbus County, North Carolina was held in connection with this foreclosure on 7th day of January, 2014 at which time Clerk Amy Nance authorized this foreclosure sale as required by statute. This the 4th day of August, 2014. WILLIAM E WOOD COMMISSIONER 100 COURTHOUSE SQUARE WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 TELEPHONE: 910-642-3965 STATE BAR NO.: 5901 August 14, 21, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION File No.: Having qualified as Executor of the estate of OLGA AMANDA HAYDEN, deceased, late of Columbus County, the undersigned hereby notifies all persons having claims against said deceased to present said claims to her on or before Friday, October 31, 2014 or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned. This 31st day of July, 2014. Roger B. Hayden 610 Pleasant Plains Church Rd. Whiteville, NC 28472 Fred C. Meekins, Jr., Attorney for the Estate of Olga Amand Hayden P.O. Box 68 Whiteville, NC 28472 910-642-8080 July 31, August 7, 14, 21, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Administratrix of the estate of Marguerite Hardee Greer, deceased, late of Columbus County, the undersigned hereby notifies all persons having claims against the estate of said decedent to present them to the undersigned within three (3) months from the date of the first publication, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate will please make immediate payment. This the 24th day of July, 2014. Laura Greer Vick, Administratrix of the estate of Marguerite Hardee Greer, 4619 Blanchrd Rd Durham, NC 27713 July 24, 31, August 7,14, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY The undersigned, Albert Roy Boyer, having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Jennifer Fredonia Poynter Davenport, deceased, late of Columbus County, NC, this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned Executor on or before November 2, 2014 at Powell & Powell, Attorneys, PO Box 428, Whiteville, NC 28472, or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned Executor. This the 29th day of July, 2014. Albert Roy Boyer Executor 161 Oak Road Lake Waccamaw, NC 28450 c/o J. Coburn Powell Powell & Powell, Attorneys PO Box 428 Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: (910) 642-2728 July 31, August 7, 14, 21, 2014.


NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA 14-E-28 COUNTY OF COLUMBUS The undersigned, Cathy H. Graham, has qualified as Administrator of the Estate of WILLIAM ELGIN GRAHAM, late of Columbus County, and this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned on or before October 22, 2014, pursuant to North Carolina General Statute 28A-14-1, or this notice shall be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned at the following address: This the 24th day of July, 2014. CATHY H. GRAHAM P.O. BOX 20 LAKE WACCAMAW, NC 28450 C. Greg Williamson Williamson, Walton & Scott, LLP Attorneys at Law P.O. Box 1467 Whiteville, NC 28472 July 24, 31, August 7, 14, 2014.


NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS Having qualified as Personal Representative of the Estate of Mary S. Duncan, deceased, late of Columbus County, North Carolina, the undersigned hereby notifies all persons having claims against the estate of said decedent to present them to the undersigned on or before the 31st day of October, 2014, or this notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate please make immediate payment. This the 25th day of July, 2014 Don W. Viets, Jr., Administrator CTA 135 Washington Street Whiteville, NC 28472 July 31, August 7, 14, 21, 2014.


NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS The undersigned, JERRY MASON LEWIS, has qualified as Executor of the Estate of BOBBIE SINGLETARY LEWIS, late of Columbus County, and this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned on or before November 7, 2014, pursuant to North Carolina General Statute 28A-14-1, or this notice shall be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned at the following address: This the 7th day of August, 2014. JERRY MASON LEWIS, EXECUTOR 178 Country Club Drive Whiteville, NC 28472 Williamson, Walton & Scott, L.L.P. Attorneys at Law P. O. Box 1467 Whiteville, NC 28472 August 7, 14, 21, 28, 2014


Public Hearing Volunteer Fire Department
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Public Law No. 100-647 S1013(a)(24)(A) (1988), the undersigned will hold public hearing on August 29, 2014 at 7:30 pm at the location of the undersigned listed below to discuss its acquisition by lease purchase of: Improvements to Existing Fire Station Consisting of a New Roof, including New Insulation and Sky-Lights, a New “HVAC System & Renovation of the Fire Station Restrooms and refinance of existing fire department debt and finanacial arrangements related thereto. Approximate amount of issue: $346,509.01 All interested persons are invited to attend. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereto set my hand and Official Seal at my office in Fair Bluff this 11th day of August, 2014. Beverly A Benton Corporate Secretary Fair Bluff Fire Department and Rescue Squad, Inc 653 Railroad St. Fair Bluff, NC 28439 August 14, 2014


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Monday, August 11, 2014

 

700 – Legals

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Whiteville City Schools 107 West Walter Street Whiteville, NC 28472 Separate sealed BIDS for the construction of an approximately 1,600 square foot Concrete Masonry Unit Concession Stand, Restroom, & Storage Facility located at Whiteville High School, will be received by Hubert Godwin, Whiteville City Schools Central Office, located at 107 West Walter Street, Whiteville NC 28472 until 2:00 pm eastern (Standard Time) on Thursday, August 28, 2014 and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud. The CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be obtained at the following locations: Whiteville City Schools Central Office, 107 West Walter Street, Whiteville, NC 28472. August 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 2014


Notice of Foreclosure Sale
NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY 13 SP 225 Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Sudie M. Walker to William H. Sessoms, Jr., Trustee(s), which was dated August 2, 1999 and recorded on August 6, 1999 in Book 0597 at Page 0645, Columbus County Registry, North Carolina. Default having been made of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC, having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust, and the holder of the note evidencing said default having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door of the county courthouse where the property is located, or the usual and customary location at the county courthouse for conducting the sale on August 19, 2014 at 11:30AM, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following described property situated in Columbus County, North Carolina, to wit: BEGINNING at a nail set in the center line of SR 1157 (allowing 60 feet for the right-of-way of SR 1157) (said beginning point being located South 71 degrees 45 minutes West 828.22 feet from the Southwest corner of the Kenneth Eugene Bass lot recorded in Deed Book 469, Page 932, and said beginning point being the following courses and distances from the intersection of SR 1157 and U.S. Highway 701: 0.35 miles Northeast direction to a nail set in the center line of SR 1157 and thence North 71 degrees 45 mintues East 150.00 feet to the beginning point): thence running South 71 degrees 45 minutes West 150.00 feet with the center line of SR 1157 to a nail set in the center line of SR 1157; thence North 19 degrees West 30.00 feet to an iron set in the northern edge of the right-of-way of SR 1157; thence North 19 degrees West 221.20 feet with the center line of a ditch to an iron; thence North 71 degrees 45 minutes East 150.00 feet with the center line of a ditch to an iron; thence South 19 degrees East 221.20 feet with the center line of a ditch to an iron set in the northern edge of the right-of-way of SR 1157; thence South 19 degrees East 30.00 feet to the beginning point, and containing 0.76 acres more or less excluding the right-of-way of SR 1157, and being the same lot described in that certain survey prepared for Sudie M. Walker by Nelson D Soles, R.L.S. on December 29, 1994, a copy of said plat having been attached to deed recorded in Book 476, Page 475, Columbus County Registry. Save and except any releases, deeds of release or prior conveyances of record. Said property is commonly known as 5438 Gores Trailer Road, Whiteville, NC 28472. THIRD PARTY PURCHASERS MUST PAY THE EXCISE TAX, AND THE COURT COSTS OF FORTY-FIVE CENTS (45¢) PER ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100.00) PURSUANT TO NCGS 7A-308(a)(1). A cash deposit (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts are immediately due and owing. Said property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS WHERE IS.” There are no representations of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale. This sale is made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, any unpaid land transfer taxes, special assessments, easements, rights of way, deeds of release, and any other encumbrances or exceptions of record. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the current owner(s) of the property is/are Sudie M. Walker. An Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. If the trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the trustee, in their sole discretion, if they believe the challenge to have merit, may request the court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC Substitute Trustee Brock & Scott, PLLC Attorneys for Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC 5431 Oleander Drive Suite 200 Wilmington, NC 28403 PHONE: 910-392-4988 FAX: 910-392-8587 File No.: 11-08514-FC01 August 4, 11, 2014


Notice of Foreclosure Sale
NORTH CAROLINA, COLUMBUS COUNTY Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Joseph Register Sr. and Lula Beatrice Register a/k/a Beatrice Register to Earl H. Wright, Trustee(s), which was dated July 23, 1998 and recorded on July 28, 1998 in Book 0565 at Page 0041 and rerecorded/modified/corrected on November 14, 2012 in Book RB 1045, Page 55, Columbus County Registry, North Carolina. Default having been made of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC, having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust, and the holder of the note evidencing said default having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door of the county courthouse where the property is located, or the usual and customary location at the county courthouse for conducting the sale on August 19, 2014 at 11:30AM, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following described property situated in Columbus County, North Carolina, to wit: Beginning on an iron stake, Dora Bennet’s most easterly corner, (See Deed Book 240, Page 500), and running North 33 degrees 15 minutes East 127 feet to a pipe, Adel Boone Hooper’s corner (See Deed Book 240, Page 501), thence with her line North 54 degrees 15 minutes West and beyond 172 feet to a new corner; thence a new line South 33 degrees 15 minutes West 127 feet to a new corner; thence to and with Dora Bennet’s line South 54 degrees 15 minutes East 172 feet to the beginning, containing one-half an acre, more or less, being the SECOND TRACT described in a Deed recorded in Deed Book 254, Page 334, Columbus County Registry. Save and except any releases, deeds of release or prior conveyances of record. Said property is commonly known as 90 Oak Tree Street, Hallsboro, NC 28442. THIRD PARTY PURCHASERS MUST PAY THE EXCISE TAX, AND THE COURT COSTS OF FORTY-FIVE CENTS (45¢) PER ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100.00) PURSUANT TO NCGS 7A-308(a)(1). A cash deposit (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts are immediately due and owing. Said property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS WHERE IS.” There are no representations of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale. This sale is made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, any unpaid land transfer taxes, special assessments, easements, rights of way, deeds of release, and any other encumbrances or exceptions of record. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the current owner(s) of the property is/are Beatrice Register a/k/a Lula Beatrice Register. An Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. If the trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the trustee, in their sole discretion, if they believe the challenge to have merit, may request the court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC Substitute Trustee Brock & Scott, PLLC Attorneys for Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC 5431 Oleander Drive Suite 200 Wilmington, NC 28403 PHONE: (910) 392-4988 FAX: (910) 392-8587 File No.: 11-07381-FC01 August 4, 11, 2014


Notice of Substitute Trustee’s Foreclosure Sale of Real Property
14-SP-95 UNDER AND BY VIRTUE of the power and authority contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed and delivered by William E. Smith, Jr. dated September 9, 2005, and recorded September 15, 2005 in Book 828 at Page 187, re-recorded in Book 829, Page 272 in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Columbus County; and because of default in the payment of the indebtedness secured thereby and failure to carry out and perform the stipulations and agreements contained therein and, pursuant to demand of the holder of the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will place for sale, at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash at the usual place of sale at the Columbus County Courthouse, Whiteville, North Carolina, on August 14, 2014 at 11:00 AM that parcel of land, including improvements thereon, situated, lying and being in the City of Whiteville, County of Columbus, State of North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Lying and being in Lees Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: BEGINNING at a point in a southern line of the original 30.05 acres, more or less, tract as conveyed to Daniel Adam Rooks, In Deed dated September 30, 1994, and recorded in Deed Book 471, Page 727, said point of beginning being located by the lines from an old point marked by an old iron in the center of paved SR 1166, the southernmost corner of said original tract North 86 degrees 13 minutes 46 second East 409.45 feet to a comer of said original tract, thence with the line of the original tract North 46 degrees 46 minutes 46 seconds East 228.18 feet to a point which is the POINT AND PLACE OF BEGINNING; and running thence from the beginning point North 39 degrees 06 minutes 48 seconds West 232.49 feet to a point in the centerline of a 40 ft. wide right of way easement; thence running with the centerline of said easement North 50 degrees 46 minutes 55 seconds East 300.8 feet to a point; thence running South 39 degrees 13 minutes 05 seconds East 302.40 feet to a point in the southern line of the original tract; thence running South 46 degrees 46 minutes 46 seconds West 302.14 feet to the POINT AND PLACE OF BEGINNING, and being all of Lots 10, 11 and 12 as set out on a preliminary map entitled “Map of Subdivision Layout for Daniel Adam Rooks, dated January 5, 1995, by Soles & Walker, P.A., R.L.S., which is incorporated herein by reference for more particularity of description. Subject to an easement which is hereby reserved bring 20 feet in width located along the Northeastern boundary of above described tract, said easement being reserved by the Grantor as a nonexclusive easement for the purpose of providing roadway access from N.C. Highway 130 and SR 1166 to the other lands as described in Deed recorded in Deed Book 471, Page 727, Columbus County Registry, said easement being a portion of the 40 ft. wide proposed easement as shown on a map entitled “Map for Daniel Adam Rooks”, dated March 24, 1995, by Soles & Walker, P.A., R.L.S., which is recorded in Plat Book 59, Page 37, Columbus County Registry. Also conveyed is an easement 40 feet in width as shown and Delineated on a plat entitled “Map for Daniel Adam Rooks”, dated March 24, 1995, by Soles & Walker, P.A., R.L.S., which plat is recorded in Plat Book 59, Page 37, Columbus County Registry, and is incorporated herein by reference for more particularity of description. Said easement being a nonexclusive easement providing ingress and egress right of way of the above described tract with N.C. Highway 130 and SR 1166. The above described property being subject to those restrictions recorded on Briarwood Estates. The above conveyance includes a mobile home described as a 1996 Pioneer on the Affixation Affidavit regarding Manufactured (and Factory Built) home located in Book 549, Page 875, of the deed of trust recorded in Columbus County, North Carolina in Book 549, Page 867. This being the same mobile home described in the Declaration of Intent recorded in Book 821, Page 562, and Columbus County Registry. Address of property: 241 Justin Avenue, Whiteville, NC 28472 Tax Parcel ID: 82351 Present Record Owners: William E. Smith, Jr. The terms of the sale are that the real property hereinbefore described will be sold for cash to the highest bidder. The Substitute Trustee reserves the right to require a cash deposit or a certified check equal to the greater of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00). The successful bidder may also be required to pay revenue stamps on the Trustee’s Deed, any Land Transfer Tax, and the tax required by N.C.G.S. ¤ 7A-308(a)(1). The real property hereinabove described is being offered for sale “AS IS, WHERE IS” and will be sold subject to all superior liens, unpaid taxes, and special assessments. Other conditions will be announced at the sale. The sale will be held open for ten (10) days for upset bids as by law required. If the Trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the Trustee(s). If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the Trustee(s), in their sole discretion, if they believe the challenge to have merit, may declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. Additional Notice Where the Real Property is Residential With Less Than Fifteen (15) Rental Units: An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a bona fide lease or tenancy may have additional rights pursuant to Title VII of 5.896- Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act which became effective on May 20, 2009. This the 29th day of May, 2014. W. Chris Parnell, P.A. Substitute Trustee 6525 Morrison Blvd., Suite 408 Charlotte, NC 28211 Telephone: 704-823-6245 August 4, 11, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY The undersigned, TONYA JACOBS A/K/A TONIA JACOBS, having qualified as Executrix of the Estate of WILBERT JACOBS (14-E-16), deceased, late of Columbus County, NC, this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned Executor within three (3) months from the date of the first publication of this Notice, at Byrd & Etheridge, PLLC, Attorneys, PO Box 485, Whiteville, NC 28472, or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned Executor. This the 21st day of July 2014. TONYA JACOBS A/K/A TONIA JACOBS Executrix of the Estate of Wilbert Jacobs 2542 Spring Oakes Way Raleigh, NC 27614 C/O Tabitha Etheridge, Byrd & Etheridge, PLLC, Attorneys PO Box 485 Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: (910) 642-2258 July 21, 28 August 4, 11


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Administor of the Estate of Eva Lee Kinlaw Smith, deceased, of Columbus County, State of North Carolina, the undersigned does pursuant to N.C.G.S. ¤ 28A-14-1 hereby notify all persons, firms, associations or corporations having claims against the estate of the said decedent to present them to the undersigned on or before the 27th day of October, 2014, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, associations or corporations indebted to the said estate will please make payment immediately. This the 24th day of July, 2014. William Gene Smith Administrator of the Estate of Eva Lee Kinlaw Smith JOHN ALAN HIGH, PLLC Attorney at Law 102 Courthouse Square Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: 910-640-2111 Facsimile: 910-212-7333 July 28, August 4, 11, 18, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified on the 22nd day of July, 2014, as Administrator of the Estate of Evelyn Margaret Balduf Hudson, deceased, of Columbus County, North Carolina, this is to notifY all persons having claims against the decedent or said Estate to present them to the undersigned within three (3) months from the date of the first publication of this Notice, or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of any recovery Please direct all claims to the attention of Diane H. Byars, Administrator, Estate of Evelyn Margaret Balduf Hudson, 2301 Slippery Log Road, Whiteville, North Carolina 28472. All persons indebted to said Estate are hereby requested to make immediate payment thereto. This the 22nd day of July, 2014 DIANE H,. BYARS, Administrator of The Estate of Evelyn Margaret Balduf Hudson 2301 Slippery Log Road Whiteville, North Carolina 28472 T. SCOTT SESSIONS, Attorney For The Estate of Evelyn Margaret Balduf Hudson The McGougan Law Firm 130 Jefferson Street Whiteville, North Carolina 28472 July 28, August 4, 11, 18, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS The undersigned, BEVERLY A. EDWARDS, has qualified as Administratrix of the Estate of ANTHONY E. EDWARDS, late of Columbus County, and this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned on or before October 28, 2014, pursuant to North Carolina General Statute 28A-14-1, or this notice shall be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned at the following address: This the 28th day of July, 2014. BEVERLY A. EDWARDS, ADMINISTRATRIX 609 Kings Road Whiteville, NC 28472 Williamson, Walton & Scott, L.L.P. Attorneys at Law P. O. Box 1467 Whiteville, NC 28472 July 28, August 4, 11, 18, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS The undersigned, Brenda N. Pace, has qualified as Executrix of the Estate of Eunice H. Nobles, late of Columbus County, and this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned on or before October 31, 2014, pursuant to North Carolina General Statute 28A-14-1, or this notice shall be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned at the following address: This the 23rd day of July, 2014. BRENDA N. PACE, Executrix 1655 Hallsboro Road N. Hallsboro, NC 28442 Williamson, Walton & Scott, LLP Attorneys at Law P.O. Box 1467 Whiteville, NC 28472 July 28, August 4, 11, 18, 2014

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Thursday, August 7, 2014

 

700 – Legals

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Whiteville City Schools 107 West Walter Street Whiteville, NC 28472 Separate sealed BIDS for the construction of an approximately 1,600 square foot Concrete Masonry Unit Concession Stand, Restroom, & Storage Facility located at Whiteville High School, will be received by Hubert Godwin, Whiteville City Schools Central Office, located at 107 West Walter Street, Whiteville NC 28472 until 2:00 pm eastern (Standard Time) on Thursday, August 28, 2014 and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud. The CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be obtained at the following locations: Whiteville City Schools Central Office, 107 West Walter Street, Whiteville, NC 28472. August 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 2014


Amended Notice of Foreclosure Sale
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF A DEED OF TRUST FROM A. LEON WARD, JR. AND NINA B. WARD, TO JAMES G. GRAHAM, TRUSTEE, DATED DECEMBER 15, 1999 RECORDED IN BOOK 608, PAGE 465, COLUMBUS COUNTY REGISTRY IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK 14 SP 4 Pursuant to an order entered June 26, 2014, in the Superior Court for Columbus County, and the power of sale contained in the captioned deed of trust (“Deed of Trust”), the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at auction, to the highest bidder for cash, AT THE COURTHOUSE DOOR IN WHITEVILLE, COLUMBUS COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA ON AUGUST 8, 2014 AT 10:00 AM the real estate and the improvements thereon encumbered by the Deed of Trust, less and except any of such property released from the lien of the deed of trust prior to the date of this sale, lying and being in Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: FIRST PARCEL TRACT NO. ONE: Beginning at Fronie Butler’s Corner, running Southwardly with Fronie Butler’s line to a corner near ditch; thence Westwardly with said ditch to a stake; thence Northwardly to a corner in John Mills old original line; thence Eastwardly back to the beginning corner, containing ten (10) acres more or less. (This tract of land was originally part of the John Mills original tract). It being the same tract of land deeded by W.F. Strickland and wife, to Eugene Ratley and wife, Pauline Ratley, and recorded in Columbus County Registry of Deeds in Book 158, Page 541. It also being the same tract deeded by Eugene Ratley and wife, Pauline Ratley, to A.H. Wright and wife, Veata Wright, and recorded in Columbus County Registry of Deeds in Book 168, page 246. TRACT NO. TWO: Beginning at a corner, W.F. Strickland, Ed Harrelson and A.H. Wright, and runs in an Easterly direction with A.H. Wright’s line and the John Mills old line to Eugene Rayley’s stake corner (in John Mills line): thence along the Ratley line Southward to a stake corner at the edge of W.F. Strickland’s lead ditch; thence Westwardly with the said lead ditch to a stake corner; thence Northwardly to the beginning corner, containing twenty acres, more or less. This being the same tract deeded by W.F. Strickland and wife, M.L. Strickland, to A.H. Wright and wife, Veata Wright and rerecorded in Columbus County Registry of Deeds in Book 166, Page 26. TRACT NO. THREE: Beginning at a stake in the South margin of the Whiteville and Tabor Highway in a small branch on the West side of W.H. Stroud’s Farm, and runs South 2 1/2 degrees West 25 chains and 30 links to a stake in the old original line; thence North 73 3/4 degrees West 12 chains and 74 links to the original corner; thence North 8 3/4 degrees West 30 chains to a stake in a small stand, E.E. Harrelson and E.M. Soles’ corner; thence South 12 1/2 degrees East 13 chains to a stake in the North margin of the old road in front of Black Creek School House; thence with the old road to the intersection of the highway and with said highway 16 chains and 30 links to the beginning, containing thirty-four (34) acres, more or less. Being the same land as conveyed by William H. Stroud an wife to W.M. Soles by Deed dated September 7, 1925, and recorded in Book 123, Page 448, Records of Columbus County, to which deed reference is hereby made for a more accurate description thereof. This being that part of the late W.M. Soles Home Place that lies South of the highway and is intended, and does, include all the W.M. Soles Farm that lies South of the highway. This being the same tract of land deeded by the W.M. Soles Heirs to A.H. Wright and wife, and recorded in Columbus County Registry of Deeds in Book 160, Page 592. It also being the same tract conveyed by C.L. Beck, Commissioner, to A.H. Wright and wife, and recorded in Book 160, Page 593, Columbus County Registry. Being that same land conveyed by A.H. Wright and wife, to A.L. Ward, by deed dated September 4, 1944, and recorded in Book 171, Page 35, Records of Columbus County. LESS AND EXCEPT FROM TRACT THREE OF THE FIRST PARCEL THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED TRACT OF LAND: Beginning at an iron stake in the Southern right of way of U.S. Highway #701 (said right of way being 150 feet) said beginning corner being also the Northeast corner of a lot shown on the Lela Harrelson Farm Map prepared by Robert Inman on March 7, 1963, and recorded in Plat Book 7, Page 149, Columbus County Registry, said beginning corner being located where the Eastern line of the Lela Harrelson Farm as described in Plat Book 7, Page 149, intersects with the Southern right of way of U.S. Highway #701, said beginning corner being further located in the Northwest corner of that certain tract of land described in that certain Deed from A.H. Wright and wife, to A.L. Ward, as recorded in Book 171, Page 35, Columbus County Registry; thence from said beginning corner and with the Eastern line of the Lela Harrelson Farm as recorded in Plat Book 7, page 149, and with the courses set forth on said Lela Harrelson Farm Map (South 5 degrees 56 minutes East and South 6 degrees 01 minutes East) 210 feet to an iron stake; thence in an Eastward direction and parallel with U.S. Highway #701, 358 feet to an iron stake; thence in a Northward direction 210 feet to an iron stake in the Southern line of U.S. Highway #701; thence with the Southern line of U.S. Highway #701 in a Westward direction 276 ft. to the beginning and being all of the lands as described in that first tract in Deed dated January 31, 1959, from A.L. Ward, Sr. and wife, to A.L. Ward, Jr. as recorded in Book 216, Page 565, Columbus County Registry, and a portion of the lands as described in that certain third tract in Deed from A.H. Wright and wife, to A.L. Ward, dated September 4, 1944, and recorded in Book 171, page 35 Columbus County Registry. Beginning at a stake, Isaac Long and A.L. Ward corner, and running North 3 degrees East 722 feet to a stake, thence South 69 degrees 45 minutes East 1348 feet to a stake in Sam Butler’s line; thence with Sam Butler’s line 12 degrees 30 minutes West 579.5 feet to a stake Isaac Long’s and Danny Piggott’s corner, thence North 74 degrees 30 minutes West 1217 feet to the beginning, containing 19.1 acres. This being same land conveyed by I.B. Long and wife, to A.L. Ward, and recorded in Columbus Country Registry in Book of Deeds 199, page 503. For chain of title to the three acre tracts above described as Parcel One, and for chain of title to the above described second parcel, reference is made to Deed recorded in Deed Book 278, Page 249, Columbus County Registry. Grantors covenant that they will not perform any act which might impair or tend to impair the continuation on the real property hereinabove described of all crop allotments and acreage allotments now established or hereafter established on any of the property hereinabove describe; Grantors hereby grant to the trustee a lien on a security interest in all such crop allotments and acreage allotments. LESS AND EXCEPT FROM THE ABOVE DESCRIBED TRACTS OF LAND a tract of 2.00 acres, more or less, identified on a survey of conveyance to Charles Ward dated 23 September, 1999 and attached hereto as schedule “B” with that said survey being incorporated herewith by reference for further certainty of the description of 2.00 acres, more or less, fronting on US Hwy 701. In the Trustee’s sole discretion, the sale may be delayed for up to one (1) hour as provided in Section 45-21.23 of the North Carolina General Statutes. The record owners of the real property not more than ten days prior to the date hereof are A. Leon Ward Jr. and Nina B. Ward. A five percent cash deposit, or a cash deposit of $750.00, whichever is greater, will be required of the last and highest bidder. The balance of the bid purchase price shall be due in full in cash or certified funds at a closing to take place within thirty (30) days of the date of sale. The undersigned Substitute Trustee shall convey title to the property by non-warranty deed. This sale will be made subject to all prior liens of record, if any, and to all unpaid (ad valorem) taxes and special assessments, if any, which became a lien subsequent to the recordation of the Deed of Trust. This sale will be further subject to the right, if any, of the United States of America to redeem the above-described property for a period of 120 days following the date when the final upset bid period has run. The purchaser of the property described above shall pay the Clerk’s Commissions in the amount of $.45 per $100.00 of the purchase price (up to a maximum amount of $500.00), required by Section 7A 308(a)(1) of the North Carolina General Statutes. If the purchaser of the above described property is someone other than the Beneficiary under the Deed of Trust, the purchaser shall also pay, to the extent applicable, the land transfer tax in the amount of one percent (1%) of the purchase price. To the extent this sale involves residential property with less than fifteen (15) rental units, you are hereby notified of the following: a. An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to Section 45-21.29 of the North Carolina General Statutes in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold; and b. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. This 10th day of July, 2014. Melissa S. Gott, Esq. Substitute Trustee 602 Chestnut Street Wilmington, NC 28401 Telephone: 910-251-6088 July 31, August 7, 2014


Notice of Foreclosure Sale
NORTH CAROLINA”” IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE COLUMBUS COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK 13 SP 218 IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF A DEED OF TRUST EXECUTED BY MARETTA S. GREEN AND HUSBAND,””LARRY W. GREEN TO LINDA H. GANEY, TRUSTEE FOR RIEGELWOOD FEDERAL CREDIT UNION DATED AUGUST 22, 2007 AND RECORDED AUGUST 23, 2007 IN BOOK RB 903 AT PAGE 739, COLUMBUS COUNTY REGISTRY See Book RB 1042 at Page 441 for instrument appointing John C. Wessell, III Substitute Trustee Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in the above Deed of Trust, the property secured by the above Deed of Trust being presently owned by Maretta S. Green and husband, Larry W. Green, and by virtue of an Order of the Clerk of Superior Court of Columbus County, North Carolina, default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness thereby secured and the Deed of Trust being by its terms subject to foreclosure, the Substitute Trustee will offer for sale the lands conveyed in the Deed of Trust, together with any residence and other improvements situated thereon, to the highest bidder for cash at the front door of the Columbus County Courthouse in Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 11:00 a.m., the lands lying and being in Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Lying and being in the Town of Bolton, Bolton Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being all of Lot 12 containing 0.52 acres, more or less, as shown on map for Town of Bolton, dated January 27, 2007, by Davey Williamson, Professional Land Surveyor, and recorded in Plat Book 82, Page 23, Columbus County Registry. Reference is made to said recorded plat for a more accurate and complete description of the property conveyed herein. Property Address: 315 Heyer Street, Bolton, NC 28423 Should the property be purchased by a third party, that person must pay the tax of Forty-Five Cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by N.C.G.S. ¤7A-308(a)(1) and may also be required to pay revenue stamps on the Substitute Trustee’s Deed. The property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS”. Neither the Substitute Trustee nor the holder of the Note secured by the Deed of Trust being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representatives of either the Substitute Trustee or the holder of the Note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold subject to all taxes, special assessments, and prior liens or encumbrances of record and any recorded releases. A cash deposit or cashier’s check (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts are immediately due and owing. An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to N.C.G.S. ¤45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the Clerk of Superior Court of the County in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007 may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement pro-rated to the effective date of the termination. If the Substitute Trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the Substitute Trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the Substitute Trustee, in his sole discretion, if he believes the challenge to have merit, may request the Court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. DATED this 17th day of June, 2014. John C. Wessell, III, Substitute Trustee Wessell & Raney Attorney at law PO Box 1049 Wilmington, NC 28402-1049 July 31, August 7, 2014


Notice of Foreclosure Sale
NORTH CAROLINA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE COLUMBUS COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK 14 SP 102 IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF A DEED OF TRUST EXECUTED BY DELMAR GEORGE TO LINDA H. GANEY, TRUSTEE FOR RIEGELWOOD FEDERAL CREDIT UNION DATED AUGUST 13, 2009 AND RECORDED AUGUST 18, 2009 IN BOOK RB 967 AT PAGE 332, COLUMBUS COUNTY REGISTRY See Book RB 981 at Page 602 for instrument appointing John C. Wessell, III Substitute Trustee Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in the above Deed of Trust, the property securing the above Deed of Trust being presently owned by Delmar George, and by virtue of an Order of the Clerk of Superior Court of Columbus County, North Carolina, default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness thereby secured and the Deed of Trust being by its terms subject to foreclosure, the Substitute Trustee will offer for sale the lands conveyed in the Deed of Trust to the highest bidder for cash at the front door of the Columbus County Courthouse in Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 11:00 a.m., the lands lying and being in Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: TRACT I: Being all of Parcel 1, containing 1.08 acres as shown on a “Map for Delmar George,” dated March 28, 2007, prepared by Davey Williamson, surveyor, and recorded in the Columbus County Registry on July 5th, 2007, together with a permanent easement for ingress and egress from US Highway 74-76 to said 1.08 acre tract over the thirty foot wide easement as the same is shown on said map. TRACT II: Being all of Parcel 2, containing 0.84 acres as shown on a “Map for Delmar George,” dated March 28, 2007, prepared by Davey Williamson and recorded in the Columbus County Registry on July 5th, 2007. Property Address: Tract I: 95 Pauline Lane, Bolton, NC 28423 Tract II: Lot adjacent to 24025 Andrew Jackson Highway E, Bolton, NC 28423 Should the property be purchased by a third party, that person must pay the tax of Forty-Five Cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by N.C.G.S. ¤7A-308(a)(1) and may also be required to pay revenue stamps on the Substitute Trustee’s Deed. The property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS”. Neither the Substitute Trustee nor the holder of the Note secured by the Deed of Trust being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representatives of either the Substitute Trustee or the holder of the Note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold subject to all taxes, special assessments, and prior liens or encumbrances of record and any recorded releases. A cash deposit or cashier’s check (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts are immediately due and owing. An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to N.C.G.S. ¤45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the Clerk of Superior Court of the County in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007 may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement pro-rated to the effective date of the termination. If the Substitute Trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the Substitute Trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the Substitute Trustee, in his sole discretion, if he believes the challenge to have merit, may request the Court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. DATED AND POSTED this 17th day of July, 2014. John C. Wessell, III, S ubstitute Trustee Wessell & Raney Attorney at law PO Box 1049 Wilmington, NC 28402-1049 July 31, August 7, 2014


Notice of Pblic Hearing
NOTICE is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be conducted on Tuesday, August 19, 2014, at 7:00 P.M., at the Roseland Volunteer Fire Department, located at 9527 Clarendon-Chadbourn Road, Chadbourn, North Carolina 28431. The purpose of the Public Hearing is to receive comments, oral and written, from all interested parties on the consideration of increasing the fire tax rate from six ($ .06) cents to eight ($ .08) cents, per one hundred and 00/100 ($100.00) dollars property tax valuation. JUNE B. HALL, Clerk to the Board Columbus County Board of Commissioners August 7, 2014


Notice of Sale
IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE OF NORTH CAROLINA SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION COLUMBUS COUNTY 14SP32 IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF A DEED OF TRUST EXECUTED BY CHARLES E. BRITT AND JOAN H. BRITT DATED SEPTEMBER 24, 2004 AND RECORDED IN BOOK 797 AT PAGE 433 IN THE COLUMBUS COUNTY PUBLIC REGISTRY, NORTH CAROLINA Under and by virtue of the power and authority contained in the above-referenced deed of trust and because of default in the payment of the secured indebtedness and failure to perform the stipulation and agreements therein contained and, pursuant to demand of the owner and holder of the secured debt, the undersigned substitute trustee will expose for sale at public auction to the highest bidder for cash at the usual place of sale at the county courthouse of said county at 12:00PM on August 13, 2014 the following described real estate and any other improvements which may be situated thereon, in Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Being a 0.27 acre tract of land located on North Lee Street in the City of Whiteville, North Carolina, as shown and delineated on that certain plat entitled “Map of Survey for Linda A. Faulk” dated July 23, 1993, by David B. Goldston, R.L.S., said plat being recorded in Deed Book 450, Page 881 of the Columbus Registry. Reference is also made to survey for Charles E. Britt by David B. Goldston, Jr., RLS. dated March 30, 1995. Being the same property conveyed to Charles E. Britt by warranty deed recorded in Book 480, Page 964, in the Register of Deeds for Columbus County, North Carolina. And Being more commonly known as: 205 North Lee St, Whiteville, NC 28472 The record owner(s) of the property, as reflected on the records of the Register of Deeds, is/are The Estate of Charles E. Britt. The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale. Any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. This sale is made subject to all prior liens and encumbrances, and unpaid taxes and assessments including but not limited to any transfer tax associated with the foreclosure. A deposit of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, is required and must be tendered in the form of certified funds at the time of the sale. This sale will be held open ten days for upset bids as required by law. Following the expiration of the statutory upset period, all remaining amounts are IMMEDIATELY DUE AND OWING. Failure to remit funds in a timely manner will result in a Declaration of Default and any deposit will be frozen pending the outcome of any re-sale. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, the Substitute Trustee or the attorney of any of the foregoing. SPECIAL NOTICE FOR LEASEHOLD TENANTS: If you are a tenant residing in the property, be advised that an Order for Possession of the property may be issued in favor of the purchaser. Also, if your lease began or was renewed on or after October 1, 2007, be advised that you may terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days written notice to the landlord. You may be liable for rent due under the agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. The date of this Notice is July 1, 2014. Grady I. Ingle or Elizabeth B. Ells Substitute Trustee 10130 Perimeter Parkway, Suite 400 Charlotte, NC 28216 (704) 333-8107 http://shapiroattorneys.com/nc/ 14-058440 July 31, August 7, 2014


Notice of Tax Foreclosure Sale
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION FILE NO.: 13 CV 1365 COUNTY OF COLUMBUS and TOWN OF FAIR BLUFF, Plaintiffs”” Vs”” NORWOOD McMILLAN a/k/a NORWOOD McMILLIAN, Owner and Life Tenant; MICHAEL N. McMILLIAN and CHRISTOPHER McMILLIAN, Remaindermen; JOAN EADY, Beneficiary (Lienholder); BRANCH BANKING AND TRUST COMPANY, Beneficiary (Lienholder); PAT SUGGS and ANDY SUGGS, Co-Beneficiaries, Lienholder; SHERWOOD McMILLIAN; ALLIE L. JONES; THE ENERGY MATRIX, INC., Defendants NOTICE is hereby given that the COUNTY OF COLUMBUS and the TOWN OF FAIR BLUFF as bodies politic incorporate of the State of North Carolina, are exercising their power and authority to assess, levy and collect taxes against real and personal property located within their boundaries in accordance with the laws of the State of North Carolina and the Default Judgment and Order of Sale entered on the 28th day of May, 2014 and is foreclosing on the following land of NORWOOD McMILLAN a/k/a NORWOOD McMILLIAN, MICHAEL N. McMILLIAN, CHRISTOPHER McMILLIAN, SHERWOOD McMILLIAN, ALLIE L. JONES and THE ENERGY MATRIX, INC. in order to satisfy the properly assessed but unpaid taxes and/or special assessments upon certain lands. Pursuant to the Judgment entered on the 28th day of May, 2014, William E. Wood has been appointed Commissioner with the authority to sell the following land at the Courthouse Door, Columbus County Courthouse in the City of Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina at 12:00 o’clock noon on the 14th day of August, 2014 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash all interest in the following described real estate: PARCEL 1 Certain lot or parcel of land situated in Fair Bluff Township, Columbus County, North Carolina and more particularly described as follows: BEGINNING at a stake at the south edge of Namon McMillan’s Line; THENCE Southward 140 feet to Mary Alice Brown’s line; THENCE a line Eastward 144-35/100 Feet to Brook McMillan’s line; THENCE a line parallel with said line 140 feet; THENCE Westward 144-35/100 feet to the BEGINNING. THE GRANTOR HEREIN RESERVES A LIFE ESTATE TO GRANTOR IN SUBJECT PROPERTY. PARCEL 2 Certain lot or parcel of land situated in Fair Bluff Township, Columbus County, North Carolina and more particularly described as follows: Beginning at a stake on the Southeast side of Academy Street 50 feet Eastward of the Southern Bell Telephone Line, and runs Eastward with Academy Street 208 and 71/100 feet to a stake; thence a parallel line Southward with the Southern Bell Telephone Line 417 and 42/100 feet to a stake; thence a parallel line with Academy Street 208 71/100 feet to a stake; thence a direct line to the beginning, containing two acres, lying and being in Barden’s Bay. Being the same as conveyed by Frostie A. Dick, widow, C.D. Elliott and wife, Dorothy Dick Elliott to Brooks McMillon by deed dated July 9, 1943, recorded in Book 164, Page 84, Columbus County Registry. Also, being the same as conveyed by Dinah Meares McMillan, widow, et al to Marion Eady and wife, Joan Eady by deed dated June 26, 1985, recorded in Columbus County Registry. PARCEL 3 Certain lot or parcel of land situated in Fair Bluff Township, Columbus County, North Carolina and more particularly described as follows; Beginning at a stake at the south edge of Waldo McMillan’s Line, thence southward 127 feet to edge of Barden Ray, thence a line eastward 144 35/100 feet to Brook McMillan’s line, thence a line parallel with said line 127 feet, thence westward 144 35/100 feet to the beginning. For reference see deed recorded in Book 195, Page 548, and Plat Book 30, Page 91, Columbus County Registry. Being the same tract of land conveyed to Roosevelt Gore and wife, Minnie E. Gore, by deed dated April 9, 1981 and recorded in Book 331, Page 238, Columbus County Registry. Subject to Boundary Agreement recorded in Book 330, Page 531. See also map recorded in Map Book 30, Page 91. PARCEL 4 TRACT ONE; That certain lot or parcel of land situated in Fair Bluff Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and more particularly described as follows: Beginning at an iron pipe found at the point of intersection of the southern right of way line of Academy Street and the eastern right of way line of Rogers Street, said iron stake being the northwestern corner of Lot #8 of the J.T. Ellis Subdivision as recorded in Plat book 3 at Page 134, Columbus County Registry; thence with the northern property line of said Lot #8 also the southern right of way line of Academy Street, North 65 degrees East, 84 feet to an iron stake set, said iron stake being the northeastern corner of said Lot #8 also the northwestern corner of Lot #7 of said J.T. Ellis Subdivision; thence with the western property line of said Lot #7 and with and beyond the eastern property line of said Lot #8, South 25 degrees East, 62.31 feet to an iron stake set; thence South 63 degrees 30 minutes West, 84.03 feet to an iron stake set in the eastern right of way line of Rogers Street; thence with the eastern right of way line of said Rogers Street, North 25 degrees West, 64.5 feet to an iron stake, the point of beginning. The above description being all of Lot #8 and a portion of Lot #9 of the J. T. Ellis Subdivision. TRACT TWO: Lying and being in Fair Bluff Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and more particularly described as follows: Beginning at a found iron pipe in the eastern right of way line of Rogers Street, said iron pipe being the southwestern corner of Lot #11 of the J. T Ellis Subdivision as recorded in Plat Book 3 at Page 134, Columbus County Registry, said iron pipe also being the northwestern corner of Lot #12 of said J. T. Ellis Subdivision; thence with the eastern right of way line of Rogers Street, North 25 degrees West, 70.38 feet to an iron stake set; thence North 63 degrees 30 minutes East , 84.03 feet to an iron stake set in the dividing property line between Lots #7 and 9 of the J. T. Ellis Subdivision; thence with the western property line of Lot #7 and with and beyond the eastern property line of Lot #9, South 25 degrees East, 72.57 feet to a found iron pipe, said iron pipe being the southeastern corner of Lot #11 of the J. T. Ellis Subdivision, also the northeastern corner of Lot #12 of said subdivision; thence with dividing property line between said Lots#11and 12, South 65 degrees West, 84 feet to a found iron pipe, the point of beginning. The above description being a part of Lot #9 and all of Lots #10 and 11 of the J.T. Ellis Subdivision. Inst # 200200013, Book 676 Page: 7 For deed reference for the above two tracts, see Deed in favor of Pat Suggs, dated January 7, 2001 and recorded in Deed Book 611, Page 530, Columbus County Registry. The herein above described two lots are the same lots intended to be conveyed to Norwood McMillian by a prior Deed from Pat Suggs and husband, Andy Suggs, dated November 16, 2001, and recorded in Book 673, Page 562. The original Deed, recorded in Book 673, Page 562, inadvertently failed to include the herein above described “Tract Two”. This correction Deed is prepared, executed, and recorded for the purpose of accurately delineating and describing the two adjacent Tracts of land purchased by Norwood McMillian and intended to be conveyed by the prior Deed and conveyed by this Deed. Norwood McMillian is the owner of both Tract One and Tract Two as described herein by virtue of this Deed and by virtue of the prior Deed recorded in Book 673, Page 562. PARCEL 5 Certain lot or parcel of land situated in the City of Fair Bluff, Fair Bluff Township, Columbus County, North Carolina and more particularly described as follows: BEGINNING at a stake at the south edge of Carrie Bell Graham’s northwest corner, thence with Academy Street westward 72 18/100 feet, thence a line parallel with Carrie Bell Graham’s line southward 150 42/100 feet to Waldo McMillan’s line, thence eastward a line parallel with said line 72 18/100 feet, thence 150 42/100 feet to the beginning. PARCEL 7 Certain lot or parcel of land situated in the Township of Fair Bluff, County of Columbus, North Carolina. The property was acquired by Grantor by an instrument recorded in Book 425, Page 599, Columbus County. The legal description of the Property is: Beginning at a stake in the north margin of Anderson Street two hundred feet west of street intersection with Johnson Street and runs about west with said margin of Anderson Street 50 feet to a stake; thence about north one hundred and sixty feet to the beginning and being Lot #46 of the Anderson and Harnley Subdivision of the Powell and Floyd tract near the town of Fair Bluff, North Carolina, Being also the same land as in deed to Bennie Graham by Grant Graham and wife, Maggie Graham dated 25th day of September 1937 and recorded in Deed Book 155, Page 512, Columbus County Registry. Being the same property as conveyed by Norwood McMillan to Norwood McMillan, et al, as recorded in Deed Book 347, Page 346, Columbus County Registry. Being the same as conveyed by Ruby McMillian to Norwood McMillan, Sherwood McMillan and Alice L, Jones by deed dated February 26, 1988, recorded in Book 390, Page 659, Columbus County Registry. PARCEL 8 A certain tract or parcel of land in the Town of Fair Bluff, Fair Bluff Township, Columbus County, State of North Carolina, and bounded as described as follows: BEGINNING at the northeast corner of the Brook McMillon Lot and thence northeastward with Academy Street 208 and 71/100 feet to a stake thence parallel line with the Brook McMillon line 417 and 42/100 feet to a stake, thence with his line to 208 71/100 feet to the Brook McMillon southeast corner thence with his line to the beginning containing two (2) acres and lying and being in Barden’s Bay. For chain of title reference is made to Deed dated July 9, 1945, by Ms. Frostie A. Dick, widow, C. D. Elliott and wife, Dorothy Dick Elliott, to Kanew Graham and wife, Voncile E. Graham, found in Deed Book 164, Page 465, COLUMBUS COUNTY REGISTRY. Reference is also made to the Will of Voncile English Graham found at 1994-E-191 Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Columbus County. Together with improvements located thereon; said property being located at 1077 Academy Street, Fair Bluff, North Carolina. LESS AND EXCEPT two lots as are described in Deed dated September 13, 1991 by Voncile E. Graham, widow to Kary Strickland found in Book 427, Page 862, Columbus County Registry and being described in Book 427, Page 864, COLUMBUS COUTY REGISTRY. LESS AND EXCEPT that 0.62 acre tract, more or less, total (0.57 acres, more or less, after excluding the portion within the right of way of Academy Street) and being all of Tract 1 as set forth and delineated upon a plat of survey for Larry Strickland, dated September 3, 1999, prepared by Soles & Walker, P.A., P.L.S., which plat is recorded in Plat Book 66, Page 47, Columbus County Register and is by reference incorporated herein for further particularity of description. See Deed recorded in Book 687, Page 143, Columbus County Registry. The hereinabove described tract is a portion of those lands devised to Larry Strickland under the Last Will and Testament of Voncile English Graham. Voncile E. Graham died testate on April 6, 1994, and her Will has been probated and her Estate administered through the Clerk of Court of Superior Court of Columbus County. See File 94-E-191. For chain of title see Deed from Larry Strickland from Kary Strickland, Executor of the Estate of Voncile English Graham by that Deed dated August 5, 1999, and recorded August 16, 1999 in Deed Book 598, Page 734, Columbus County Registry. For further chain of title, see recorded in Deed Book 601, Page 569, Columbus County Register. For reference see deed recorded in Book 805, Page 661, and recorded in Book 837, Page 751, Columbus County Registry. Being the same property conveyed by Southrock Financial, Inc. to Norwood McMillian (sic), by Deed dated November 2, 2005, recorded in Book 838, Page 677, Columbus County Registry. The above described property is more fully shown and identified as Tract 2, containing 0.43 acres, more or less total (0.40 acres, more or less, exclusive of right of way) on that plat entitled “SURVEY FOR LARRY STRICKLAND” DATED September 3, 1999, prepared by Soles & Walker, P.A., P.L.S. as recorded in Plat Book 66, Page 47, Columbus County Registry, the same being incorporated herein by reference. PARCEL 9 A certain tract or parcel of land in the Town of Fair Bluff, Fair Bluff Township, Columbus County, State of North Carolina, and bounded and described as follows: BEGINNING at a stake in the R.R. bounds, B.L. Townsends’ corner, running about South 120 feet to a stake on Rogers and Townsend Street (also known as Elm Street): thence about East 120 feet to a stake; thence about North 120 feet to the R. R. bounds; thence with said R.R. bounds to the BEGINNING CORNER. Being the same land conveyed by J. A. Duke and wife, Sallie Duke, To E. T. Reed and wife, Teanner Reed, by Deed dated September 30, 1918, and recorded in Book C-3, Page 386, Columbus County Registry. Being the same land as described in that certain deed dated February 9, 1952, by Teanner Reed and husband, E. T. Reed to Dennis Anderson and wife, Grace Anderson, as recorded in Book 193, Page 537, Columbus County Registry. Being the same property conveyed by Dennis Anderson and wife, Grace Anderson, to Uley Meares and wife, Fannie Meares, by Deed dated December 5, 1962, recorded in Deed Book 231, Page 64, Columbus County Registry. Being the same property conveyed by Deed dated November 22, 1986, from Fannie Andrews Meares, widow, to James Randy Meares recorded in Book 378, Page 740, Columbus County Registry. Fannie Andrews Meares, who reserved a life estate in said Deed, died in Columbus County, North Carolina, on April 29, 1992. Being the same property conveyed by William E. Wood, Commissioner, to Norwood McMillan, by Deed dated June 12, 2012, recorded in Book 1034, Page 996, Columbus County Registry. The property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance: “AS IS, WHERE IS”. Neither the Commissioner nor the County of Columbus, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representatives of either the Commissioner or the County of Columbus make any representation of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold free and clear of all taxes, special assessments, prior liens or encumbrances of record against said property except as may have priority under Federal or State Law, if any. A cash deposit of 20% of the purchase price, or $750 whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale with the balance remaining due to be paid in full by cash or certified funds at the Office of the Commissioner within three (3) days after the entry of the Judgment of Confirmation by the Clerk of Court. Hearing before the Honorable Amy W. Nance, Assistant Clerk of Superior Court for Columbus County, North Carolina was held in connection with this foreclosure on the 28th day of May, 2014 at which time Clerk Amy Nance authorized this foreclosure sale as required by statute. This the 11th day of July, 2014 WILLIAM E WOOD COMMISSIONER 100 COURTHOUSE SQUARE WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 TELEPHONE: 910-642-3965 STATE BAR NO.: 5901 July 31, August 7, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION File No.: Having qualified as Executor of the estate of OLGA AMANDA HAYDEN, deceased, late of Columbus County, the undersigned hereby notifies all persons having claims against said deceased to present said claims to her on or before Friday, October 31, 2014 or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned. This 31st day of July, 2014. Roger B. Hayden 610 Pleasant Plains Church Rd. Whiteville, NC 28472 Fred C. Meekins, Jr., Attorney for the Estate of Olga Amand Hayden P.O. Box 68 Whiteville, NC 28472 910-642-8080 July 31, August 7, 14, 21, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Administratrix of the estate of Marguerite Hardee Greer, deceased, late of Columbus County, the undersigned hereby notifies all persons having claims against the estate of said decedent to present them to the undersigned within three (3) months from the date of the first publication, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate will please make immediate payment. This the 24th day of July, 2014. Laura Greer Vick, Administratrix of the estate of Marguerite Hardee Greer, 4619 Blanchrd Rd Durham, NC 27713 July 24, 31, August 7,14, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS
Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Jervin Brown, deceased, of Columbus County, State of North Carolina, the undersigned does pursuant to North Carolina General Statute ¤ 28A-14-1 hereby notify all persons, firms, associations or corporations having claims against the estate of the said decedent to present them to the undersigned on or before the 15th day of October, 2014, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, associations or corporations indebted to the said estate will please make payment immediately. This the 15th day of July, 2014. Chnita Brown Godwin Administratrix of the Estate of Jervin Brown JAMES E. HILL, JR. PLLC Attorneys at Law 109 Courthouse Square Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: 910-642-8136 July 17, 24, 31 & August 7, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY The undersigned, Albert Roy Boyer, having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Jennifer Fredonia Poynter Davenport, deceased, late of Columbus County, NC, this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned Executor on or before November 2, 2014 at Powell & Powell, Attorneys, PO Box 428, Whiteville, NC 28472, or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned Executor. This the 29th day of July, 2014. Albert Roy Boyer Executor 161 Oak Road Lake Waccamaw, NC 28450 c/o J. Coburn Powell Powell & Powell, Attorneys PO Box 428 Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: (910) 642-2728 July 31, August 7, 14, 21, 2014.


NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA 14-E-28 COUNTY OF COLUMBUS The undersigned, Cathy H. Graham, has qualified as Administrator of the Estate of WILLIAM ELGIN GRAHAM, late of Columbus County, and this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned on or before October 22, 2014, pursuant to North Carolina General Statute 28A-14-1, or this notice shall be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned at the following address: This the 24th day of July, 2014. CATHY H. GRAHAM P.O. BOX 20 LAKE WACCAMAW, NC 28450 C. Greg Williamson Williamson, Walton & Scott, LLP Attorneys at Law P.O. Box 1467 Whiteville, NC 28472 July 24, 31, August 7, 14, 2014.


NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS Having qualified as Personal Representative of the Estate of Mary S. Duncan, deceased, late of Columbus County, North Carolina, the undersigned hereby notifies all persons having claims against the estate of said decedent to present them to the undersigned on or before the 31st day of October, 2014, or this notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate please make immediate payment. This the 25th day of July, 2014 Don W. Viets, Jr., Administrator CTA 135 Washington Street Whiteville, NC 28472 July 31, August 7, 14, 21, 2014.


NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS The undersigned, JERRY MASON LEWIS, has qualified as Executor of the Estate of BOBBIE SINGLETARY LEWIS, late of Columbus County, and this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned on or before November 7, 2014, pursuant to North Carolina General Statute 28A-14-1, or this notice shall be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned at the following address: This the 7th day of August, 2014. JERRY MASON LEWIS, EXECUTOR 178 Country Club Drive Whiteville, NC 28472 Williamson, Walton & Scott, L.L.P. Attorneys at Law P. O. Box 1467 Whiteville, NC 28472 August 7, 14, 21, 28, 2014


Public Hearing on Contracting to Make Economic Development Incentive Grant for Filtec-Precise Expansion #3
Columbus County proposes to appropriate and expend County funds for the following Economic Development projects pursuant to North Carolina General Statute 158-7.1. The Columbus County Board of Commissioners intends to consider entering into an Economic Development Incentive Grant Contract for Filtec-Precise Expansion #3. The County will make annual cash incentive grants pursuant to the County Economic Development Incentive Grant Policy, beginning in the first quarter of 2015, following the payment of 2014 property taxes. Pursuant to the policy, the amount of each year’s grant will be based on actual tax base investments made. The investment proposed is $1,445,000 and involves the creation of 15-20 new jobs. The Board of Commissioners believes this grant will total $44,202.55, payable over a five-year period. The County will fund the payments from available revenues in the County General Fund. The Board of Commissioners believes this project will help stimulate the local economy by creating new jobs. The Board will hold a public hearing on the proposed appropriation and expenditure of funds on Monday, August 18, 2014, at 6:30 pm, in the Commissioners’ Chambers, Dempsey B. Herring Courthouse Annex, 112 West Smith Street, Whiteville, NC 28472. The Board invites all interested persons to attend and present their views. This is the 5th of August, 2014 P. Edwin Russ, Chairman Columbus County Board of Commissioners Administrative Building 111 Washington Street Whiteville, NC 28472 Phone (910)640-6640 August 7, 2014


Time Warner Cable
Time Warner Cable’s agreements with programmers and broadcasters to carry their services and stations routinely expire from time to time. We are usually able to obtain renewals or extensions of such agreements, but in order to comply with applicable regulations, we must inform you when an agreement is about to expire. The following agreements are due to expire soon, and we may be required to cease carriage of one or more of these services/stations in the near future: Azteca America, Gol TV (SD & HD), NHL Network (SD & HD), NHL Center Ice (SD & HD), Nuvo TV, Youtoo, Outdoor Channel (SD & HD), Jewelry TV (SD & HD), RFD HD, FearNet (SD & HD). In addition, from time to time we make certain changes in the services that we offer in order to better serve our customers. The following changes are planned: Time Warner Cable may cease carriage of NuvoTV. On or about August 12th, the following channels will be made available with a subscription to Sports Pass: Pac-12 Los Angeles channel 376, Pac-12 Arizona channel 377, Pac-12 Washington channel 378, Pac-12 Oregon channel 379, Pac-12 Mountain channel 380 and Pac-12 Bay Area channel 381. Starz will offer a free preview August 8-10, 2014. It is available to all digital subscribers and may contain PG, PG-13, TV-14, TV-MA and R rated programs. To find out how to block this preview and for more parental control information, visit twc.com or call 800-892-2253. On or about August 14th, the following channels will be added to Digital Tier/Preferred TV: SEC Network (SD & HD) channels 384 and an overflow/alternate channel 385. On or about September 9th, ESPN GamePlan and Full Court sports packages on channels 787-799 will no longer be available. This programming is currently available with a subscription to Sports Pass on channels 392-399. EPIX will offer a free preview September 10-14, 2014. It is available to all digital subscribers and may contain PG, PG-13, TV-14, TV-MA and R rated programs. To find out how to block this preview and for more parental control information, visit twc.com or call 800-892-2253. The new services listed below cannot be accessed on CableCARD-equipped Unidirectional Digital Cable Products purchased at retail without additional, two-way capable equipment: Pac-12 Los Angeles channel 376, Pac-12 Arizona channel 377, Pac-12 Washington channel 378, Pac-12 Oregon channel 379, Pac-12 Mountain channel 380 and Pac-12 Bay Area channel 381, SEC Network channels 384 and 385. For more information about your local channel line-up, visit www.twc.com/programmingnotices. August 7, 2014


 

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Monday, August 4, 2014

 

700 – Legals

Notice of Foreclosure Sale
NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY 13 SP 225 Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Sudie M. Walker to William H. Sessoms, Jr., Trustee(s), which was dated August 2, 1999 and recorded on August 6, 1999 in Book 0597 at Page 0645, Columbus County Registry, North Carolina. Default having been made of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC, having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust, and the holder of the note evidencing said default having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door of the county courthouse where the property is located, or the usual and customary location at the county courthouse for conducting the sale on August 19, 2014 at 11:30AM, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following described property situated in Columbus County, North Carolina, to wit: BEGINNING at a nail set in the center line of SR 1157 (allowing 60 feet for the right-of-way of SR 1157) (said beginning point being located South 71 degrees 45 minutes West 828.22 feet from the Southwest corner of the Kenneth Eugene Bass lot recorded in Deed Book 469, Page 932, and said beginning point being the following courses and distances from the intersection of SR 1157 and U.S. Highway 701: 0.35 miles Northeast direction to a nail set in the center line of SR 1157 and thence North 71 degrees 45 mintues East 150.00 feet to the beginning point): thence running South 71 degrees 45 minutes West 150.00 feet with the center line of SR 1157 to a nail set in the center line of SR 1157; thence North 19 degrees West 30.00 feet to an iron set in the northern edge of the right-of-way of SR 1157; thence North 19 degrees West 221.20 feet with the center line of a ditch to an iron; thence North 71 degrees 45 minutes East 150.00 feet with the center line of a ditch to an iron; thence South 19 degrees East 221.20 feet with the center line of a ditch to an iron set in the northern edge of the right-of-way of SR 1157; thence South 19 degrees East 30.00 feet to the beginning point, and containing 0.76 acres more or less excluding the right-of-way of SR 1157, and being the same lot described in that certain survey prepared for Sudie M. Walker by Nelson D Soles, R.L.S. on December 29, 1994, a copy of said plat having been attached to deed recorded in Book 476, Page 475, Columbus County Registry. Save and except any releases, deeds of release or prior conveyances of record. Said property is commonly known as 5438 Gores Trailer Road, Whiteville, NC 28472. THIRD PARTY PURCHASERS MUST PAY THE EXCISE TAX, AND THE COURT COSTS OF FORTY-FIVE CENTS (45¢) PER ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100.00) PURSUANT TO NCGS 7A-308(a)(1). A cash deposit (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts are immediately due and owing. Said property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS WHERE IS.” There are no representations of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale. This sale is made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, any unpaid land transfer taxes, special assessments, easements, rights of way, deeds of release, and any other encumbrances or exceptions of record. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the current owner(s) of the property is/are Sudie M. Walker. An Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. If the trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the trustee, in their sole discretion, if they believe the challenge to have merit, may request the court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC Substitute Trustee Brock & Scott, PLLC Attorneys for Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC 5431 Oleander Drive Suite 200 Wilmington, NC 28403 PHONE: 910-392-4988 FAX: 910-392-8587 File No.: 11-08514-FC01 August 4, 11, 2014


Notice of Foreclosure Sale
NORTH CAROLINA, COLUMBUS COUNTY Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Joseph Register Sr. and Lula Beatrice Register a/k/a Beatrice Register to Earl H. Wright, Trustee(s), which was dated July 23, 1998 and recorded on July 28, 1998 in Book 0565 at Page 0041 and rerecorded/modified/corrected on November 14, 2012 in Book RB 1045, Page 55, Columbus County Registry, North Carolina. Default having been made of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC, having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust, and the holder of the note evidencing said default having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door of the county courthouse where the property is located, or the usual and customary location at the county courthouse for conducting the sale on August 19, 2014 at 11:30AM, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following described property situated in Columbus County, North Carolina, to wit: Beginning on an iron stake, Dora Bennet’s most easterly corner, (See Deed Book 240, Page 500), and running North 33 degrees 15 minutes East 127 feet to a pipe, Adel Boone Hooper’s corner (See Deed Book 240, Page 501), thence with her line North 54 degrees 15 minutes West and beyond 172 feet to a new corner; thence a new line South 33 degrees 15 minutes West 127 feet to a new corner; thence to and with Dora Bennet’s line South 54 degrees 15 minutes East 172 feet to the beginning, containing one-half an acre, more or less, being the SECOND TRACT described in a Deed recorded in Deed Book 254, Page 334, Columbus County Registry. Save and except any releases, deeds of release or prior conveyances of record. Said property is commonly known as 90 Oak Tree Street, Hallsboro, NC 28442. THIRD PARTY PURCHASERS MUST PAY THE EXCISE TAX, AND THE COURT COSTS OF FORTY-FIVE CENTS (45¢) PER ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100.00) PURSUANT TO NCGS 7A-308(a)(1). A cash deposit (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts are immediately due and owing. Said property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS WHERE IS.” There are no representations of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale. This sale is made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, any unpaid land transfer taxes, special assessments, easements, rights of way, deeds of release, and any other encumbrances or exceptions of record. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the current owner(s) of the property is/are Beatrice Register a/k/a Lula Beatrice Register. An Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. If the trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the trustee, in their sole discretion, if they believe the challenge to have merit, may request the court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC Substitute Trustee Brock & Scott, PLLC Attorneys for Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC 5431 Oleander Drive Suite 200 Wilmington, NC 28403 PHONE: (910) 392-4988 FAX: (910) 392-8587 File No.: 11-07381-FC01 August 4, 11, 2014


Notice of Sale
J. Lionel Todd Investments, Inc. Successor to the Storage Place, P.O. Box 441, Whiteville, NC 28472, will hold a public sale to dispose of various items of personal property, pursuant to the assertion of a lien for rental at its storage facility. The Sale will be conducted at the following Storage Facility locations: The Storage Place 325 Strawberry Blvd. Chadbourn, NC 28431 The Storage Place 210 7th Ave Chadbourn, NC 28431 The Storage Place 213 E. Main St. Whiteville, NC 28472 Date of Sale: August 9, 2014 Time of Sale: 325 Strawberry Blvd: 10:00 am 210 7th Ave: Immediately following Strawberry Blvd sale 213 E. Main St. Whiteville immediately following 7th Ave Sale Unit #212 Kellie Garrell Unit #328 Brenda Fleeman Unit #329 Jonathan Barber Unit #425 Sabrina Oliver Unit #438 Pam Brown Posted this 18th day of July, 2014 J. Lionel Todd Investments, Inc. (Successor to The Storage Place) By Henrietta Todd July 28, August 4, 2014


Notice of Substitute Trustee’s Foreclosure Sale of Real Property
14-SP-95 UNDER AND BY VIRTUE of the power and authority contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed and delivered by William E. Smith, Jr. dated September 9, 2005, and recorded September 15, 2005 in Book 828 at Page 187, re-recorded in Book 829, Page 272 in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Columbus County; and because of default in the payment of the indebtedness secured thereby and failure to carry out and perform the stipulations and agreements contained therein and, pursuant to demand of the holder of the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will place for sale, at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash at the usual place of sale at the Columbus County Courthouse, Whiteville, North Carolina, on August 14, 2014 at 11:00 AM that parcel of land, including improvements thereon, situated, lying and being in the City of Whiteville, County of Columbus, State of North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Lying and being in Lees Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: BEGINNING at a point in a southern line of the original 30.05 acres, more or less, tract as conveyed to Daniel Adam Rooks, In Deed dated September 30, 1994, and recorded in Deed Book 471, Page 727, said point of beginning being located by the lines from an old point marked by an old iron in the center of paved SR 1166, the southernmost corner of said original tract North 86 degrees 13 minutes 46 second East 409.45 feet to a comer of said original tract, thence with the line of the original tract North 46 degrees 46 minutes 46 seconds East 228.18 feet to a point which is the POINT AND PLACE OF BEGINNING; and running thence from the beginning point North 39 degrees 06 minutes 48 seconds West 232.49 feet to a point in the centerline of a 40 ft. wide right of way easement; thence running with the centerline of said easement North 50 degrees 46 minutes 55 seconds East 300.8 feet to a point; thence running South 39 degrees 13 minutes 05 seconds East 302.40 feet to a point in the southern line of the original tract; thence running South 46 degrees 46 minutes 46 seconds West 302.14 feet to the POINT AND PLACE OF BEGINNING, and being all of Lots 10, 11 and 12 as set out on a preliminary map entitled “Map of Subdivision Layout for Daniel Adam Rooks, dated January 5, 1995, by Soles & Walker, P.A., R.L.S., which is incorporated herein by reference for more particularity of description. Subject to an easement which is hereby reserved bring 20 feet in width located along the Northeastern boundary of above described tract, said easement being reserved by the Grantor as a nonexclusive easement for the purpose of providing roadway access from N.C. Highway 130 and SR 1166 to the other lands as described in Deed recorded in Deed Book 471, Page 727, Columbus County Registry, said easement being a portion of the 40 ft. wide proposed easement as shown on a map entitled “Map for Daniel Adam Rooks”, dated March 24, 1995, by Soles & Walker, P.A., R.L.S., which is recorded in Plat Book 59, Page 37, Columbus County Registry. Also conveyed is an easement 40 feet in width as shown and Delineated on a plat entitled “Map for Daniel Adam Rooks”, dated March 24, 1995, by Soles & Walker, P.A., R.L.S., which plat is recorded in Plat Book 59, Page 37, Columbus County Registry, and is incorporated herein by reference for more particularity of description. Said easement being a nonexclusive easement providing ingress and egress right of way of the above described tract with N.C. Highway 130 and SR 1166. The above described property being subject to those restrictions recorded on Briarwood Estates. The above conveyance includes a mobile home described as a 1996 Pioneer on the Affixation Affidavit regarding Manufactured (and Factory Built) home located in Book 549, Page 875, of the deed of trust recorded in Columbus County, North Carolina in Book 549, Page 867. This being the same mobile home described in the Declaration of Intent recorded in Book 821, Page 562, and Columbus County Registry. Address of property: 241 Justin Avenue, Whiteville, NC 28472 Tax Parcel ID: 82351 Present Record Owners: William E. Smith, Jr. The terms of the sale are that the real property hereinbefore described will be sold for cash to the highest bidder. The Substitute Trustee reserves the right to require a cash deposit or a certified check equal to the greater of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00). The successful bidder may also be required to pay revenue stamps on the Trustee’s Deed, any Land Transfer Tax, and the tax required by N.C.G.S. ¤ 7A-308(a)(1). The real property hereinabove described is being offered for sale “AS IS, WHERE IS” and will be sold subject to all superior liens, unpaid taxes, and special assessments. Other conditions will be announced at the sale. The sale will be held open for ten (10) days for upset bids as by law required. If the Trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the Trustee(s). If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the Trustee(s), in their sole discretion, if they believe the challenge to have merit, may declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. Additional Notice Where the Real Property is Residential With Less Than Fifteen (15) Rental Units: An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a bona fide lease or tenancy may have additional rights pursuant to Title VII of 5.896- Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act which became effective on May 20, 2009. This the 29th day of May, 2014. W. Chris Parnell, P.A. Substitute Trustee 6525 Morrison Blvd., Suite 408 Charlotte, NC 28211 Telephone: 704-823-6245 August 4, 11, 2014


Notice of Substitute Trustee’s Sale of Real Estate
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION COUNTY OF COLUMBUS 14 SP 97 In the Matter of the Foreclosure of the Deed of Trust of G&M Real Estate Investments, Inc., to Paul McCombie, Trustee, dated May 19, 2005, recorded in Book 816, Page 124, Columbus County Registry. Robbie B. Parker, Substitute Trustee, See Substitution of Trustee as recorded in Book 1085 at Page 539 of the Columbus County Registry. Under and by virtue of the power and authority contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed and delivered by G&M Real Estate Investments, Inc., dated May 19, 2005 and recorded in Book 816 at Page 124 in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Columbus County, North Carolina (the “Deed of Trust”), because of default in the failure to carry out or perform the stipulations and agreements therein contained, pursuant to the demand of the owner and holder of the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust and pursuant to the Order of the Clerk of Superior Court for Columbus County, North Carolina, entered in this foreclosure proceeding, the undersigned, Robbie B. Parker, Substitute Trustee, will expose for sale at public auction on the 7th day of August, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. on the steps of the Columbus County Courthouse, Whiteville, North Carolina, the real property (including any improvements thereon) with a property address of 25485 Andrew Jackson Highway, Delco, North Carolina 28436 and more particularly described in the Deed of Trust and on Exhibit 1 attached hereto which descriptions are incorporated by reference herein. This sale may be held up to one (1) hour after the sale time stated above. The real property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS”. Neither the Substitute Trustee nor the holder of the Note secured by the Deed of Trust being foreclosed or the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representatives of either the Substitute Trustee or the holder of the Note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the real property being offered for sale and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such conditions are expressly disclaimed. The real property will be sold subject to any and all prior and superior deeds of trust, mortgages and liens, restrictions, easements and other matters of record, if any, and to all unpaid ad valorem taxes and special assessments, if any, which became a lien subsequent to the recordation of the Deed of Trust. Further, this real property will be sold subject to the right, if any, of the United States of America to redeem the above-described real property for a period of one hundred and twenty (120) days following the date when the final upset bid period has expired. Subject to applicable Federal law, an Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. The record owner of the above-described real property as reflected on the records of the Columbus County Register of Deeds not more than ten (10) days prior to the posting of this Notice is G&M Real Estate Investments, Inc. Any successful bidder may be required to deposit with the Substitute Trustee immediately upon conclusion of the sale a cash deposit of the greater of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00). Any successful bidder shall be required to tender the full balance of the purchase price so bid in cash or certified check at the time the Substitute Trustee tenders to him a deed for the property or attempts to tender such deed, and should said successful bidder fail to pay the full balance of the purchase price so bid at that time, he shall remain liable as provided in North Carolina General Statute Section 45-21.30. The owner and holder of the indebtedness secured by the Deed of Trust may make a credit bid. Should the property be purchased by a third party, that party must pay the tax of Forty Five Cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by N.C.G.S. Section 7A-308 (a)(1). This sale will be held open ten (10) days for upset bids as required by law. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE PROTECTION OF THE BANKRUPTCY COURT OR HAVE BEEN DISCHARGED AS A RESULT OF A BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDING, THIS NOTICE IS GIVEN TO YOU PURSUANT TO A STATUTORY REQUIREMENT AND FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND IS NOT INTENDED AS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT OR AS AN ACT TO COLLECT, ASSESS OR RECOVER ALL OR ANY PORTION OF THE DEBT FROM YOU PERSONALLY. This the 8th day of July, 2014. Robbie B. Parker, Substitute Trustee 1427 Military Cutoff Road, Suite 208 Wilmington, NC 28403 910-399-3447 EXHIBIT 1 Being all of Lots 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 16 and 17 of Block M as shown on that plat entitled “Michael R. Bordeaux, Sr.” dated May 17, 1986, prepared by David B. Goldston, Jr., Registered Land Surveyor, and recorded in Plat Book 43, Page 80, of the Columbus County Registry. Being the same tract of land conveyed to Linda T. Buffkin (75% of said properties) and Joseph A. Moore (25% of said properties) by deed dated October 30, 2005 and recorded in Book 714, Page 542, Columbus County Registry. July 28, August 4, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY The undersigned, TONYA JACOBS A/K/A TONIA JACOBS, having qualified as Executrix of the Estate of WILBERT JACOBS (14-E-16), deceased, late of Columbus County, NC, this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned Executor within three (3) months from the date of the first publication of this Notice, at Byrd & Etheridge, PLLC, Attorneys, PO Box 485, Whiteville, NC 28472, or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned Executor. This the 21st day of July 2014. TONYA JACOBS A/K/A TONIA JACOBS Executrix of the Estate of Wilbert Jacobs 2542 Spring Oakes Way Raleigh, NC 27614 C/O Tabitha Etheridge, Byrd & Etheridge, PLLC, Attorneys PO Box 485 Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: (910) 642-2258 July 21, 28 August 4, 11


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Administor of the Estate of Eva Lee Kinlaw Smith, deceased, of Columbus County, State of North Carolina, the undersigned does pursuant to N.C.G.S. ¤ 28A-14-1 hereby notify all persons, firms, associations or corporations having claims against the estate of the said decedent to present them to the undersigned on or before the 27th day of October, 2014, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, associations or corporations indebted to the said estate will please make payment immediately. This the 24th day of July, 2014. William Gene Smith Administrator of the Estate of Eva Lee Kinlaw Smith JOHN ALAN HIGH, PLLC Attorney at Law 102 Courthouse Square Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: 910-640-2111 Facsimile: 910-212-7333 July 28, August 4, 11, 18, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified on the 22nd day of July, 2014, as Administrator of the Estate of Evelyn Margaret Balduf Hudson, deceased, of Columbus County, North Carolina, this is to notifY all persons having claims against the decedent or said Estate to present them to the undersigned within three (3) months from the date of the first publication of this Notice, or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of any recovery Please direct all claims to the attention of Diane H. Byars, Administrator, Estate of Evelyn Margaret Balduf Hudson, 2301 Slippery Log Road, Whiteville, North Carolina 28472. All persons indebted to said Estate are hereby requested to make immediate payment thereto. This the 22nd day of July, 2014 DIANE H,. BYARS, Administrator of The Estate of Evelyn Margaret Balduf Hudson 2301 Slippery Log Road Whiteville, North Carolina 28472 T. SCOTT SESSIONS, Attorney For The Estate of Evelyn Margaret Balduf Hudson The McGougan Law Firm 130 Jefferson Street Whiteville, North Carolina 28472 July 28, August 4, 11, 18, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS The undersigned, BEVERLY A. EDWARDS, has qualified as Administratrix of the Estate of ANTHONY E. EDWARDS, late of Columbus County, and this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned on or before October 28, 2014, pursuant to North Carolina General Statute 28A-14-1, or this notice shall be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned at the following address: This the 28th day of July, 2014. BEVERLY A. EDWARDS, ADMINISTRATRIX 609 Kings Road Whiteville, NC 28472 Williamson, Walton & Scott, L.L.P. Attorneys at Law P. O. Box 1467 Whiteville, NC 28472 July 28, August 4, 11, 18, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS The undersigned, Brenda N. Pace, has qualified as Executrix of the Estate of Eunice H. Nobles, late of Columbus County, and this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned on or before October 31, 2014, pursuant to North Carolina General Statute 28A-14-1, or this notice shall be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned at the following address: This the 23rd day of July, 2014. BRENDA N. PACE, Executrix 1655 Hallsboro Road N. Hallsboro, NC 28442 Williamson, Walton & Scott, LLP Attorneys at Law P.O. Box 1467 Whiteville, NC 28472 July 28, August 4, 11, 18, 2014


 

Thursday, July 31, 2014

700 – Legals

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COLUMBUS COUNTY WHITEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA 28472 Sealed Bids will be received by the Columbus County Purchasing Department at 111 Washington Street, Whiteville, North Carolina, on the 8th day of August, 2014 at 2:00 o’clock PM, and then the said bids will be opened and immediately read and made public at the said office at the appointed time and location as above stated for furnishing of five (5) Ford Police Interceptor’s and four (4) Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicles. A complete list of specifications for the vehicles and the instructions for submitting the said bid or discussion concerning the specifications of the said bid may be obtained from the Columbus County Purchasing Department or the Columbus County Sheriff’s Office at 805 Washington Street, Whiteville, North Carolina 28472, during normal business hours (8:30 AM through 5:00 PM Monday through Friday). The Board of County Commissioners of Columbus County, North Carolina, reserves the right to award the said bid to any person, firm, or corporation, considered to be in the best interest of Columbus County, and to reject any and all bids not acceptable pursuant to North Carolina Law. July 24, 28, 31, 2014


Amended Notice of Foreclosure Sale
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF A DEED OF TRUST FROM A. LEON WARD, JR. AND NINA B. WARD, TO JAMES G. GRAHAM, TRUSTEE, DATED DECEMBER 15, 1999 RECORDED IN BOOK 608, PAGE 465, COLUMBUS COUNTY REGISTRY IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK 14 SP 4 Pursuant to an order entered June 26, 2014, in the Superior Court for Columbus County, and the power of sale contained in the captioned deed of trust (“Deed of Trust”), the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at auction, to the highest bidder for cash, AT THE COURTHOUSE DOOR IN WHITEVILLE, COLUMBUS COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA ON AUGUST 8, 2014 AT 10:00 AM the real estate and the improvements thereon encumbered by the Deed of Trust, less and except any of such property released from the lien of the deed of trust prior to the date of this sale, lying and being in Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: FIRST PARCEL TRACT NO. ONE: Beginning at Fronie Butler’s Corner, running Southwardly with Fronie Butler’s line to a corner near ditch; thence Westwardly with said ditch to a stake; thence Northwardly to a corner in John Mills old original line; thence Eastwardly back to the beginning corner, containing ten (10) acres more or less. (This tract of land was originally part of the John Mills original tract). It being the same tract of land deeded by W.F. Strickland and wife, to Eugene Ratley and wife, Pauline Ratley, and recorded in Columbus County Registry of Deeds in Book 158, Page 541. It also being the same tract deeded by Eugene Ratley and wife, Pauline Ratley, to A.H. Wright and wife, Veata Wright, and recorded in Columbus County Registry of Deeds in Book 168, page 246. TRACT NO. TWO: Beginning at a corner, W.F. Strickland, Ed Harrelson and A.H. Wright, and runs in an Easterly direction with A.H. Wright’s line and the John Mills old line to Eugene Rayley’s stake corner (in John Mills line): thence along the Ratley line Southward to a stake corner at the edge of W.F. Strickland’s lead ditch; thence Westwardly with the said lead ditch to a stake corner; thence Northwardly to the beginning corner, containing twenty acres, more or less. This being the same tract deeded by W.F. Strickland and wife, M.L. Strickland, to A.H. Wright and wife, Veata Wright and rerecorded in Columbus County Registry of Deeds in Book 166, Page 26. TRACT NO. THREE: Beginning at a stake in the South margin of the Whiteville and Tabor Highway in a small branch on the West side of W.H. Stroud’s Farm, and runs South 2 1/2 degrees West 25 chains and 30 links to a stake in the old original line; thence North 73 3/4 degrees West 12 chains and 74 links to the original corner; thence North 8 3/4 degrees West 30 chains to a stake in a small stand, E.E. Harrelson and E.M. Soles’ corner; thence South 12 1/2 degrees East 13 chains to a stake in the North margin of the old road in front of Black Creek School House; thence with the old road to the intersection of the highway and with said highway 16 chains and 30 links to the beginning, containing thirty-four (34) acres, more or less. Being the same land as conveyed by William H. Stroud an wife to W.M. Soles by Deed dated September 7, 1925, and recorded in Book 123, Page 448, Records of Columbus County, to which deed reference is hereby made for a more accurate description thereof. This being that part of the late W.M. Soles Home Place that lies South of the highway and is intended, and does, include all the W.M. Soles Farm that lies South of the highway. This being the same tract of land deeded by the W.M. Soles Heirs to A.H. Wright and wife, and recorded in Columbus County Registry of Deeds in Book 160, Page 592. It also being the same tract conveyed by C.L. Beck, Commissioner, to A.H. Wright and wife, and recorded in Book 160, Page 593, Columbus County Registry. Being that same land conveyed by A.H. Wright and wife, to A.L. Ward, by deed dated September 4, 1944, and recorded in Book 171, Page 35, Records of Columbus County. LESS AND EXCEPT FROM TRACT THREE OF THE FIRST PARCEL THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED TRACT OF LAND: Beginning at an iron stake in the Southern right of way of U.S. Highway #701 (said right of way being 150 feet) said beginning corner being also the Northeast corner of a lot shown on the Lela Harrelson Farm Map prepared by Robert Inman on March 7, 1963, and recorded in Plat Book 7, Page 149, Columbus County Registry, said beginning corner being located where the Eastern line of the Lela Harrelson Farm as described in Plat Book 7, Page 149, intersects with the Southern right of way of U.S. Highway #701, said beginning corner being further located in the Northwest corner of that certain tract of land described in that certain Deed from A.H. Wright and wife, to A.L. Ward, as recorded in Book 171, Page 35, Columbus County Registry; thence from said beginning corner and with the Eastern line of the Lela Harrelson Farm as recorded in Plat Book 7, page 149, and with the courses set forth on said Lela Harrelson Farm Map (South 5 degrees 56 minutes East and South 6 degrees 01 minutes East) 210 feet to an iron stake; thence in an Eastward direction and parallel with U.S. Highway #701, 358 feet to an iron stake; thence in a Northward direction 210 feet to an iron stake in the Southern line of U.S. Highway #701; thence with the Southern line of U.S. Highway #701 in a Westward direction 276 ft. to the beginning and being all of the lands as described in that first tract in Deed dated January 31, 1959, from A.L. Ward, Sr. and wife, to A.L. Ward, Jr. as recorded in Book 216, Page 565, Columbus County Registry, and a portion of the lands as described in that certain third tract in Deed from A.H. Wright and wife, to A.L. Ward, dated September 4, 1944, and recorded in Book 171, page 35 Columbus County Registry. Beginning at a stake, Isaac Long and A.L. Ward corner, and running North 3 degrees East 722 feet to a stake, thence South 69 degrees 45 minutes East 1348 feet to a stake in Sam Butler’s line; thence with Sam Butler’s line 12 degrees 30 minutes West 579.5 feet to a stake Isaac Long’s and Danny Piggott’s corner, thence North 74 degrees 30 minutes West 1217 feet to the beginning, containing 19.1 acres. This being same land conveyed by I.B. Long and wife, to A.L. Ward, and recorded in Columbus Country Registry in Book of Deeds 199, page 503. For chain of title to the three acre tracts above described as Parcel One, and for chain of title to the above described second parcel, reference is made to Deed recorded in Deed Book 278, Page 249, Columbus County Registry. Grantors covenant that they will not perform any act which might impair or tend to impair the continuation on the real property hereinabove described of all crop allotments and acreage allotments now established or hereafter established on any of the property hereinabove describe; Grantors hereby grant to the trustee a lien on a security interest in all such crop allotments and acreage allotments. LESS AND EXCEPT FROM THE ABOVE DESCRIBED TRACTS OF LAND a tract of 2.00 acres, more or less, identified on a survey of conveyance to Charles Ward dated 23 September, 1999 and attached hereto as schedule “B” with that said survey being incorporated herewith by reference for further certainty of the description of 2.00 acres, more or less, fronting on US Hwy 701. In the Trustee’s sole discretion, the sale may be delayed for up to one (1) hour as provided in Section 45-21.23 of the North Carolina General Statutes. The record owners of the real property not more than ten days prior to the date hereof are A. Leon Ward Jr. and Nina B. Ward. A five percent cash deposit, or a cash deposit of $750.00, whichever is greater, will be required of the last and highest bidder. The balance of the bid purchase price shall be due in full in cash or certified funds at a closing to take place within thirty (30) days of the date of sale. The undersigned Substitute Trustee shall convey title to the property by non-warranty deed. This sale will be made subject to all prior liens of record, if any, and to all unpaid (ad valorem) taxes and special assessments, if any, which became a lien subsequent to the recordation of the Deed of Trust. This sale will be further subject to the right, if any, of the United States of America to redeem the above-described property for a period of 120 days following the date when the final upset bid period has run. The purchaser of the property described above shall pay the Clerk’s Commissions in the amount of $.45 per $100.00 of the purchase price (up to a maximum amount of $500.00), required by Section 7A 308(a)(1) of the North Carolina General Statutes. If the purchaser of the above described property is someone other than the Beneficiary under the Deed of Trust, the purchaser shall also pay, to the extent applicable, the land transfer tax in the amount of one percent (1%) of the purchase price. To the extent this sale involves residential property with less than fifteen (15) rental units, you are hereby notified of the following: a. An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to Section 45-21.29 of the North Carolina General Statutes in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold; and b. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. This 10th day of July, 2014. Melissa S. Gott, Esq. Substitute Trustee 602 Chestnut Street Wilmington, NC 28401 Telephone: 910-251-6088 July 31, August 7, 2014


Notice of Foreclosure Sale
NORTH CAROLINA”” IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE COLUMBUS COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK 13 SP 218 IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF A DEED OF TRUST EXECUTED BY MARETTA S. GREEN AND HUSBAND,””LARRY W. GREEN TO LINDA H. GANEY, TRUSTEE FOR RIEGELWOOD FEDERAL CREDIT UNION DATED AUGUST 22, 2007 AND RECORDED AUGUST 23, 2007 IN BOOK RB 903 AT PAGE 739, COLUMBUS COUNTY REGISTRY See Book RB 1042 at Page 441 for instrument appointing John C. Wessell, III Substitute Trustee Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in the above Deed of Trust, the property secured by the above Deed of Trust being presently owned by Maretta S. Green and husband, Larry W. Green, and by virtue of an Order of the Clerk of Superior Court of Columbus County, North Carolina, default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness thereby secured and the Deed of Trust being by its terms subject to foreclosure, the Substitute Trustee will offer for sale the lands conveyed in the Deed of Trust, together with any residence and other improvements situated thereon, to the highest bidder for cash at the front door of the Columbus County Courthouse in Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 11:00 a.m., the lands lying and being in Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Lying and being in the Town of Bolton, Bolton Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being all of Lot 12 containing 0.52 acres, more or less, as shown on map for Town of Bolton, dated January 27, 2007, by Davey Williamson, Professional Land Surveyor, and recorded in Plat Book 82, Page 23, Columbus County Registry. Reference is made to said recorded plat for a more accurate and complete description of the property conveyed herein. Property Address: 315 Heyer Street, Bolton, NC 28423 Should the property be purchased by a third party, that person must pay the tax of Forty-Five Cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by N.C.G.S. ¤7A-308(a)(1) and may also be required to pay revenue stamps on the Substitute Trustee’s Deed. The property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS”. Neither the Substitute Trustee nor the holder of the Note secured by the Deed of Trust being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representatives of either the Substitute Trustee or the holder of the Note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold subject to all taxes, special assessments, and prior liens or encumbrances of record and any recorded releases. A cash deposit or cashier’s check (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts are immediately due and owing. An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to N.C.G.S. ¤45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the Clerk of Superior Court of the County in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007 may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement pro-rated to the effective date of the termination. If the Substitute Trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the Substitute Trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the Substitute Trustee, in his sole discretion, if he believes the challenge to have merit, may request the Court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. DATED this 17th day of June, 2014. John C. Wessell, III, Substitute Trustee Wessell & Raney Attorney at law PO Box 1049 Wilmington, NC 28402-1049 July 31, August 7, 2014


Notice of Foreclosure Sale
NORTH CAROLINA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE COLUMBUS COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK 14 SP 102 IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF A DEED OF TRUST EXECUTED BY DELMAR GEORGE TO LINDA H. GANEY, TRUSTEE FOR RIEGELWOOD FEDERAL CREDIT UNION DATED AUGUST 13, 2009 AND RECORDED AUGUST 18, 2009 IN BOOK RB 967 AT PAGE 332, COLUMBUS COUNTY REGISTRY See Book RB 981 at Page 602 for instrument appointing John C. Wessell, III Substitute Trustee Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in the above Deed of Trust, the property securing the above Deed of Trust being presently owned by Delmar George, and by virtue of an Order of the Clerk of Superior Court of Columbus County, North Carolina, default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness thereby secured and the Deed of Trust being by its terms subject to foreclosure, the Substitute Trustee will offer for sale the lands conveyed in the Deed of Trust to the highest bidder for cash at the front door of the Columbus County Courthouse in Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 11:00 a.m., the lands lying and being in Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: TRACT I: Being all of Parcel 1, containing 1.08 acres as shown on a “Map for Delmar George,” dated March 28, 2007, prepared by Davey Williamson, surveyor, and recorded in the Columbus County Registry on July 5th, 2007, together with a permanent easement for ingress and egress from US Highway 74-76 to said 1.08 acre tract over the thirty foot wide easement as the same is shown on said map. TRACT II: Being all of Parcel 2, containing 0.84 acres as shown on a “Map for Delmar George,” dated March 28, 2007, prepared by Davey Williamson and recorded in the Columbus County Registry on July 5th, 2007. Property Address: Tract I: 95 Pauline Lane, Bolton, NC 28423 Tract II: Lot adjacent to 24025 Andrew Jackson Highway E, Bolton, NC 28423 Should the property be purchased by a third party, that person must pay the tax of Forty-Five Cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by N.C.G.S. ¤7A-308(a)(1) and may also be required to pay revenue stamps on the Substitute Trustee’s Deed. The property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS”. Neither the Substitute Trustee nor the holder of the Note secured by the Deed of Trust being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representatives of either the Substitute Trustee or the holder of the Note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold subject to all taxes, special assessments, and prior liens or encumbrances of record and any recorded releases. A cash deposit or cashier’s check (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts are immediately due and owing. An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to N.C.G.S. ¤45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the Clerk of Superior Court of the County in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007 may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement pro-rated to the effective date of the termination. If the Substitute Trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the Substitute Trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the Substitute Trustee, in his sole discretion, if he believes the challenge to have merit, may request the Court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. DATED AND POSTED this 17th day of July, 2014. John C. Wessell, III, S ubstitute Trustee Wessell & Raney Attorney at law PO Box 1049 Wilmington, NC 28402-1049 July 31, August 7, 2014


Notice of Foreclosure Sale
NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF THE DEED OF TRUST EXECUTED BY HAROLD D. DUPLESSIS and TINA B. DUPLESSIS, Recorded in Book 898, Page 788, Columbus County Registry IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK FILE NO. 14 SP 44 DEED OF TRUST BEING FORECLOSED: The Deed of Trust being foreclosed is that Deed of Trust executed by HAROLD D. DUPLESSIS and TINA B. DUPLESSIS to Jay B. Green, Trustee, dated July 2, 2007 and recorded in Book 898, Page 788 in the Columbus County Registry of North Carolina. RECORD OWNERS OF THE REAL PROPERTY: The record owners of the subject real property as reflected on the records of the Columbus County Register of Deeds not more than 10 days prior to the posting of this Notice is or are Harold D. Duplessis and Tina B. Duplessis. DATE, TIME AND PLACE OF SALE: The sale will be held on August 7, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the door of the Columbus County Courthouse, Whiteville, North Carolina. PROPERTY TO BE SOLD: The following real property to be sold “sight unseen” together with any improvements is located in Columbus County, North Carolina and is believed to have the address of Harold D. Duplessis, 2449 Old Glade Road, Whiteville, NC 28472 and is otherwise more particularly described as follows Being all of Lot No. 1 as shown and delineated on a plat entitled, “Plat for Rena Vaughn,” by Billy M. Duncan, surveyor, bearing date of 26 February, 1980, and recorded in Plat Book 46, Page 1, Columbus County Registry, containing 6.85 acres, total (6.16 acre net after excluding R/W). SUBJECT TO easements as recorded in Book 383, Page 486, and Book 401, Page 569. For back title see Book 732, Page 38 and Book 884, page 276, CCR. Included as part of the real property is a CMH Designer manufactured home bearing serial number OHC017627NCAB as more particularly described in a Declaration recorded in Book 898, Page 794, CCR. TERMS OF SALE: Pursuant to the provisions of N.C.G.S. ¤45-21.10(b) and the terms of the Deed of Trust, any successful bidder may be required to deposit with the Trustee or Clerk of Superior Court immediately upon the conclusion of the sale a cash deposit to be determined by the greater of 5% of the bid or $750.00. Unless the Substitute Trustee agrees otherwise, the successful bidder will be required to tender the “full purchase price” so bid in cash or certified check at the time the Trustee tenders to him a Deed to the property or attempts to tender such Deed, and should the successful bidder fail to pay the full amount, then the successful bidder shall remain liable as provided for in N.C.G.S. ¤45-21.30. By submitting your bid, you agree that the “full purchase price” shall be defined as the amount of bid plus the Trustee’s commission as defined in the subject Deed of Trust plus the costs of the action, unless the Trustee agrees otherwise. For example, if the amount of bid is $20,000.00 and the trustee’s commission is defined in the subject Deed of Trust as 5% of the gross proceeds of the sale, then the “full purchase price” shall equal $21,000.00 plus the costs of the action. A tender of Deed shall be defined as a letter from the Trustee to the successful bidder offering to record the Deed upon receipt of full purchase price as described herein and listed in said letter. If the trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason such as a bankruptcy filing, the sole remedy of the successful bidder is the return of the deposit. As to any manufactured home, the following shall apply: Any not considered real property is being foreclosed pursuant to N.C.G.S. ¤25-9-604, if necessary; there is no warranty that any is actually located on the subject tract; and there is no warranty given by the Substitute Trustee as to whether said home is real property or personal property. The sale will be made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, assessments, restrictions and easements of record, if any. ADDITIONAL NOTICE: Take notice that an order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Take further notice that any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. This the 19th day of May, 2014. THE GREEN LAW FIRM, P.C. Jay B. Green Attorneys for Deidre D. DeFlorentis, Substitute Trustee 908 E. Edenton Street Raleigh, North Carolina 27601 Telephone: 919-829-0797 July 24, 31, 2014


Notice of Sale
IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE OF NORTH CAROLINA SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION COLUMBUS COUNTY 14SP32 IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF A DEED OF TRUST EXECUTED BY CHARLES E. BRITT AND JOAN H. BRITT DATED SEPTEMBER 24, 2004 AND RECORDED IN BOOK 797 AT PAGE 433 IN THE COLUMBUS COUNTY PUBLIC REGISTRY, NORTH CAROLINA Under and by virtue of the power and authority contained in the above-referenced deed of trust and because of default in the payment of the secured indebtedness and failure to perform the stipulation and agreements therein contained and, pursuant to demand of the owner and holder of the secured debt, the undersigned substitute trustee will expose for sale at public auction to the highest bidder for cash at the usual place of sale at the county courthouse of said county at 12:00PM on August 13, 2014 the following described real estate and any other improvements which may be situated thereon, in Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Being a 0.27 acre tract of land located on North Lee Street in the City of Whiteville, North Carolina, as shown and delineated on that certain plat entitled “Map of Survey for Linda A. Faulk” dated July 23, 1993, by David B. Goldston, R.L.S., said plat being recorded in Deed Book 450, Page 881 of the Columbus Registry. Reference is also made to survey for Charles E. Britt by David B. Goldston, Jr., RLS. dated March 30, 1995. Being the same property conveyed to Charles E. Britt by warranty deed recorded in Book 480, Page 964, in the Register of Deeds for Columbus County, North Carolina. And Being more commonly known as: 205 North Lee St, Whiteville, NC 28472 The record owner(s) of the property, as reflected on the records of the Register of Deeds, is/are The Estate of Charles E. Britt. The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale. Any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. This sale is made subject to all prior liens and encumbrances, and unpaid taxes and assessments including but not limited to any transfer tax associated with the foreclosure. A deposit of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, is required and must be tendered in the form of certified funds at the time of the sale. This sale will be held open ten days for upset bids as required by law. Following the expiration of the statutory upset period, all remaining amounts are IMMEDIATELY DUE AND OWING. Failure to remit funds in a timely manner will result in a Declaration of Default and any deposit will be frozen pending the outcome of any re-sale. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, the Substitute Trustee or the attorney of any of the foregoing. SPECIAL NOTICE FOR LEASEHOLD TENANTS: If you are a tenant residing in the property, be advised that an Order for Possession of the property may be issued in favor of the purchaser. Also, if your lease began or was renewed on or after October 1, 2007, be advised that you may terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days written notice to the landlord. You may be liable for rent due under the agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. The date of this Notice is July 1, 2014. Grady I. Ingle or Elizabeth B. Ells Substitute Trustee 10130 Perimeter Parkway, Suite 400 Charlotte, NC 28216 (704) 333-8107 http://shapiroattorneys.com/nc/ 14-058440 July 31, August 7, 2014


Notice of Tax Foreclosure Sale
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION FILE NO.: 14 CV 436 COUNTY OF COLUMBUS and TOWN OF TABOR CITY, Plaintiffs vs DAVID KINLAW, JR.; ANNIE M. KINLAW WISE; LEROY WISE; MARY CATHERINE (KINLAW); BESSIE MAE DEWITT; MAXIE GORDON; JOSEPH KINLAW; MURRAY KINLAW; DORETHA KINLAW; TOWN OF TABOR CITY, Beneficiary (Lieholder), Defendants NOTICE is hereby given that the COUNTY OF COLUMBUS and the TOWN OF TABOR CITY as bodies politic incorporate of the State of North Carolina, are exercising their power and authority to assess, levy and collect taxes against real and personal property located within their boundaries in accordance with the laws of the State of North Carolina and the Default Judgment and Order of Sale entered on the 29th day of May, 2014 and is foreclosing on the following land of DAVID KINLAW, JR., ANNIE M. KINLAW WISE, LEROY WISE, MARY CATHERINE (KINLAW), BESSIE MAE DEWITT, MAXIE GORDON, JOSEPH KINLAW, MURRAY KINLAW and DORETHA KINLAW in order to satisfy the properly assessed but unpaid taxes and/or special assessments upon certain lands. Pursuant to the Judgment entered on the 29th day of May, 2014, William E. Wood has been appointed Commissioner with the authority to sell the following land at the Courthouse Door, Columbus County Courthouse in the City of Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina at 12:00 o’clock noon on the 7th day of August, 2014 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash all interest in the following described real estate: All that certain lot or parcel of land situated in the Town of Tabor City, South Williams Township, Columbus County, North Carolina and more particularly described as follows: TRACT ONE: Beginning at a stake in the North margin of West Third Street, a corner with Lot #13 and runs North 0 degrees 05 minutes West 200 feet to a stake in the line of Lot #17 and a corner with Lot #13; thence with the line of Lot #17 South 89 degrees 05 minutes West 50 feet to a stake in the line of Lot #17 and a corner with Lot #15; thence South 0 degrees 05 minutes East 200 feet, with the line of Lot #15, to a stake in the North margin of West Third Street and another corner with Lot #15; thence with the north margin of West Third Street North 89 degrees 05 minutes East 50 feet to an iron pipe, the beginning corner. And being Lot No. 14 of the Mary Emma Pierce subdivision in the Town of Tabor City, North Carolina, according to a certain map made by E.M. Eutsler, Engineer. This being the same property conveyed to Willie Mae Kinlaw by Deeds recoded in Deed Book 198, Page 432; and Book 197, Page 147, Columbus County Registry. TRACT TWO: Being Lot No. 15 of the Mary Emma Pierce Subdivision at Tabor City, and lying on the North side of West Third Street in Tabor City, and beginning at a stake on the North margin of said West Third Street, a common corner with Lot No. 14, and runs North 0 degrees 5 seconds West 200 feet to a stake, another corner with lot No. 14; thence South 89 degrees 05 seconds West 37.25 feet to a stake on the West margin of an alley way; thence South 50 degrees 59 minutes West 10.25 feet to a corner with lot conveyed to Ronnie Rogers and wife; thence with the last named lot South 0 degrees 5 minutes East about 190 feet to a pipe on the North margin of West Third Street; thence with said West Third Street, North 89 degrees 05 minutes East 50 feet to the beginning. This being the same property conveyed to Willie Mae Kinlaw and husband, David Kinlaw, by Deed dated April 18, 1968, recorded in Deed Book 249, Page 240, Columbus County Registry. Willie Mae Kinlaw died July 23, 1989, in Hinesville, Georgia, but domiciled in Columbus County. See the Last Will and Testament of Willie Mae Kinlaw located in file number 89-E-239 in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court for Columbus County, North Carolina, wherein she devised Tract One to David Kinlaw, Jr., David Kinlaw, Sr., and Noland Kinlaw. David Kinlaw died March 24, 1992. He died intestate with his Estate being administered in Orangeburg County, South Carolina in 92-ES-3800179. See also an exemplified copy of the same being filed in 93-E-276, in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court for Columbus County, North Carolina. The property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance: “AS IS, WHERE IS”. Neither the Commissioner nor the County of Columbus, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representatives of either the Commissioner or the County of Columbus make any representation of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold free and clear of all taxes, special assessments, prior liens or encumbrances of record against said property except as may have priority under Federal or State Law, if any. A cash deposit of 20% of the purchase price, or $750 whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale with the balance remaining due to be paid in full by cash or certified funds at the Office of the Commissioner within three (3) days after the entry of the Judgment of Confirmation by the Clerk of Court. Hearing before the Honorable Amy W. Nance, Assistant Clerk of Superior Court for Columbus County, North Carolina was held in connection with this foreclosure on the 29th day of May, 2014 at which time Clerk Amy Nance authorized this foreclosure sale as required by statute. This the 7th day of July, 2014 WILLIAM E WOOD COMMISSIONER 100 COURTHOUSE SQUARE WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 TELEPHONE: (910)-642-3965 STATE BAR NO.: 5901 July 24, 31, 2014


Notice of Tax Foreclosure Sale
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION FILE NO.: 13 CV 1365 COUNTY OF COLUMBUS and TOWN OF FAIR BLUFF, Plaintiffs”” Vs”” NORWOOD McMILLAN a/k/a NORWOOD McMILLIAN, Owner and Life Tenant; MICHAEL N. McMILLIAN and CHRISTOPHER McMILLIAN, Remaindermen; JOAN EADY, Beneficiary (Lienholder); BRANCH BANKING AND TRUST COMPANY, Beneficiary (Lienholder); PAT SUGGS and ANDY SUGGS, Co-Beneficiaries, Lienholder; SHERWOOD McMILLIAN; ALLIE L. JONES; THE ENERGY MATRIX, INC., Defendants NOTICE is hereby given that the COUNTY OF COLUMBUS and the TOWN OF FAIR BLUFF as bodies politic incorporate of the State of North Carolina, are exercising their power and authority to assess, levy and collect taxes against real and personal property located within their boundaries in accordance with the laws of the State of North Carolina and the Default Judgment and Order of Sale entered on the 28th day of May, 2014 and is foreclosing on the following land of NORWOOD McMILLAN a/k/a NORWOOD McMILLIAN, MICHAEL N. McMILLIAN, CHRISTOPHER McMILLIAN, SHERWOOD McMILLIAN, ALLIE L. JONES and THE ENERGY MATRIX, INC. in order to satisfy the properly assessed but unpaid taxes and/or special assessments upon certain lands. Pursuant to the Judgment entered on the 28th day of May, 2014, William E. Wood has been appointed Commissioner with the authority to sell the following land at the Courthouse Door, Columbus County Courthouse in the City of Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina at 12:00 o’clock noon on the 14th day of August, 2014 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash all interest in the following described real estate: PARCEL 1 Certain lot or parcel of land situated in Fair Bluff Township, Columbus County, North Carolina and more particularly described as follows: BEGINNING at a stake at the south edge of Namon McMillan’s Line; THENCE Southward 140 feet to Mary Alice Brown’s line; THENCE a line Eastward 144-35/100 Feet to Brook McMillan’s line; THENCE a line parallel with said line 140 feet; THENCE Westward 144-35/100 feet to the BEGINNING. THE GRANTOR HEREIN RESERVES A LIFE ESTATE TO GRANTOR IN SUBJECT PROPERTY. PARCEL 2 Certain lot or parcel of land situated in Fair Bluff Township, Columbus County, North Carolina and more particularly described as follows: Beginning at a stake on the Southeast side of Academy Street 50 feet Eastward of the Southern Bell Telephone Line, and runs Eastward with Academy Street 208 and 71/100 feet to a stake; thence a parallel line Southward with the Southern Bell Telephone Line 417 and 42/100 feet to a stake; thence a parallel line with Academy Street 208 71/100 feet to a stake; thence a direct line to the beginning, containing two acres, lying and being in Barden’s Bay. Being the same as conveyed by Frostie A. Dick, widow, C.D. Elliott and wife, Dorothy Dick Elliott to Brooks McMillon by deed dated July 9, 1943, recorded in Book 164, Page 84, Columbus County Registry. Also, being the same as conveyed by Dinah Meares McMillan, widow, et al to Marion Eady and wife, Joan Eady by deed dated June 26, 1985, recorded in Columbus County Registry. PARCEL 3 Certain lot or parcel of land situated in Fair Bluff Township, Columbus County, North Carolina and more particularly described as follows; Beginning at a stake at the south edge of Waldo McMillan’s Line, thence southward 127 feet to edge of Barden Ray, thence a line eastward 144 35/100 feet to Brook McMillan’s line, thence a line parallel with said line 127 feet, thence westward 144 35/100 feet to the beginning. For reference see deed recorded in Book 195, Page 548, and Plat Book 30, Page 91, Columbus County Registry. Being the same tract of land conveyed to Roosevelt Gore and wife, Minnie E. Gore, by deed dated April 9, 1981 and recorded in Book 331, Page 238, Columbus County Registry. Subject to Boundary Agreement recorded in Book 330, Page 531. See also map recorded in Map Book 30, Page 91. PARCEL 4 TRACT ONE; That certain lot or parcel of land situated in Fair Bluff Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and more particularly described as follows: Beginning at an iron pipe found at the point of intersection of the southern right of way line of Academy Street and the eastern right of way line of Rogers Street, said iron stake being the northwestern corner of Lot #8 of the J.T. Ellis Subdivision as recorded in Plat book 3 at Page 134, Columbus County Registry; thence with the northern property line of said Lot #8 also the southern right of way line of Academy Street, North 65 degrees East, 84 feet to an iron stake set, said iron stake being the northeastern corner of said Lot #8 also the northwestern corner of Lot #7 of said J.T. Ellis Subdivision; thence with the western property line of said Lot #7 and with and beyond the eastern property line of said Lot #8, South 25 degrees East, 62.31 feet to an iron stake set; thence South 63 degrees 30 minutes West, 84.03 feet to an iron stake set in the eastern right of way line of Rogers Street; thence with the eastern right of way line of said Rogers Street, North 25 degrees West, 64.5 feet to an iron stake, the point of beginning. The above description being all of Lot #8 and a portion of Lot #9 of the J. T. Ellis Subdivision. TRACT TWO: Lying and being in Fair Bluff Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and more particularly described as follows: Beginning at a found iron pipe in the eastern right of way line of Rogers Street, said iron pipe being the southwestern corner of Lot #11 of the J. T Ellis Subdivision as recorded in Plat Book 3 at Page 134, Columbus County Registry, said iron pipe also being the northwestern corner of Lot #12 of said J. T. Ellis Subdivision; thence with the eastern right of way line of Rogers Street, North 25 degrees West, 70.38 feet to an iron stake set; thence North 63 degrees 30 minutes East , 84.03 feet to an iron stake set in the dividing property line between Lots #7 and 9 of the J. T. Ellis Subdivision; thence with the western property line of Lot #7 and with and beyond the eastern property line of Lot #9, South 25 degrees East, 72.57 feet to a found iron pipe, said iron pipe being the southeastern corner of Lot #11 of the J. T. Ellis Subdivision, also the northeastern corner of Lot #12 of said subdivision; thence with dividing property line between said Lots#11and 12, South 65 degrees West, 84 feet to a found iron pipe, the point of beginning. The above description being a part of Lot #9 and all of Lots #10 and 11 of the J.T. Ellis Subdivision. Inst # 200200013, Book 676 Page: 7 For deed reference for the above two tracts, see Deed in favor of Pat Suggs, dated January 7, 2001 and recorded in Deed Book 611, Page 530, Columbus County Registry. The herein above described two lots are the same lots intended to be conveyed to Norwood McMillian by a prior Deed from Pat Suggs and husband, Andy Suggs, dated November 16, 2001, and recorded in Book 673, Page 562. The original Deed, recorded in Book 673, Page 562, inadvertently failed to include the herein above described “Tract Two”. This correction Deed is prepared, executed, and recorded for the purpose of accurately delineating and describing the two adjacent Tracts of land purchased by Norwood McMillian and intended to be conveyed by the prior Deed and conveyed by this Deed. Norwood McMillian is the owner of both Tract One and Tract Two as described herein by virtue of this Deed and by virtue of the prior Deed recorded in Book 673, Page 562. PARCEL 5 Certain lot or parcel of land situated in the City of Fair Bluff, Fair Bluff Township, Columbus County, North Carolina and more particularly described as follows: BEGINNING at a stake at the south edge of Carrie Bell Graham’s northwest corner, thence with Academy Street westward 72 18/100 feet, thence a line parallel with Carrie Bell Graham’s line southward 150 42/100 feet to Waldo McMillan’s line, thence eastward a line parallel with said line 72 18/100 feet, thence 150 42/100 feet to the beginning. PARCEL 7 Certain lot or parcel of land situated in the Township of Fair Bluff, County of Columbus, North Carolina. The property was acquired by Grantor by an instrument recorded in Book 425, Page 599, Columbus County. The legal description of the Property is: Beginning at a stake in the north margin of Anderson Street two hundred feet west of street intersection with Johnson Street and runs about west with said margin of Anderson Street 50 feet to a stake; thence about north one hundred and sixty feet to the beginning and being Lot #46 of the Anderson and Harnley Subdivision of the Powell and Floyd tract near the town of Fair Bluff, North Carolina, Being also the same land as in deed to Bennie Graham by Grant Graham and wife, Maggie Graham dated 25th day of September 1937 and recorded in Deed Book 155, Page 512, Columbus County Registry. Being the same property as conveyed by Norwood McMillan to Norwood McMillan, et al, as recorded in Deed Book 347, Page 346, Columbus County Registry. Being the same as conveyed by Ruby McMillian to Norwood McMillan, Sherwood McMillan and Alice L, Jones by deed dated February 26, 1988, recorded in Book 390, Page 659, Columbus County Registry. PARCEL 8 A certain tract or parcel of land in the Town of Fair Bluff, Fair Bluff Township, Columbus County, State of North Carolina, and bounded as described as follows: BEGINNING at the northeast corner of the Brook McMillon Lot and thence northeastward with Academy Street 208 and 71/100 feet to a stake thence parallel line with the Brook McMillon line 417 and 42/100 feet to a stake, thence with his line to 208 71/100 feet to the Brook McMillon southeast corner thence with his line to the beginning containing two (2) acres and lying and being in Barden’s Bay. For chain of title reference is made to Deed dated July 9, 1945, by Ms. Frostie A. Dick, widow, C. D. Elliott and wife, Dorothy Dick Elliott, to Kanew Graham and wife, Voncile E. Graham, found in Deed Book 164, Page 465, COLUMBUS COUNTY REGISTRY. Reference is also made to the Will of Voncile English Graham found at 1994-E-191 Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Columbus County. Together with improvements located thereon; said property being located at 1077 Academy Street, Fair Bluff, North Carolina. LESS AND EXCEPT two lots as are described in Deed dated September 13, 1991 by Voncile E. Graham, widow to Kary Strickland found in Book 427, Page 862, Columbus County Registry and being described in Book 427, Page 864, COLUMBUS COUTY REGISTRY. LESS AND EXCEPT that 0.62 acre tract, more or less, total (0.57 acres, more or less, after excluding the portion within the right of way of Academy Street) and being all of Tract 1 as set forth and delineated upon a plat of survey for Larry Strickland, dated September 3, 1999, prepared by Soles & Walker, P.A., P.L.S., which plat is recorded in Plat Book 66, Page 47, Columbus County Register and is by reference incorporated herein for further particularity of description. See Deed recorded in Book 687, Page 143, Columbus County Registry. The hereinabove described tract is a portion of those lands devised to Larry Strickland under the Last Will and Testament of Voncile English Graham. Voncile E. Graham died testate on April 6, 1994, and her Will has been probated and her Estate administered through the Clerk of Court of Superior Court of Columbus County. See File 94-E-191. For chain of title see Deed from Larry Strickland from Kary Strickland, Executor of the Estate of Voncile English Graham by that Deed dated August 5, 1999, and recorded August 16, 1999 in Deed Book 598, Page 734, Columbus County Registry. For further chain of title, see recorded in Deed Book 601, Page 569, Columbus County Register. For reference see deed recorded in Book 805, Page 661, and recorded in Book 837, Page 751, Columbus County Registry. Being the same property conveyed by Southrock Financial, Inc. to Norwood McMillian (sic), by Deed dated November 2, 2005, recorded in Book 838, Page 677, Columbus County Registry. The above described property is more fully shown and identified as Tract 2, containing 0.43 acres, more or less total (0.40 acres, more or less, exclusive of right of way) on that plat entitled “SURVEY FOR LARRY STRICKLAND” DATED September 3, 1999, prepared by Soles & Walker, P.A., P.L.S. as recorded in Plat Book 66, Page 47, Columbus County Registry, the same being incorporated herein by reference. PARCEL 9 A certain tract or parcel of land in the Town of Fair Bluff, Fair Bluff Township, Columbus County, State of North Carolina, and bounded and described as follows: BEGINNING at a stake in the R.R. bounds, B.L. Townsends’ corner, running about South 120 feet to a stake on Rogers and Townsend Street (also known as Elm Street): thence about East 120 feet to a stake; thence about North 120 feet to the R. R. bounds; thence with said R.R. bounds to the BEGINNING CORNER. Being the same land conveyed by J. A. Duke and wife, Sallie Duke, To E. T. Reed and wife, Teanner Reed, by Deed dated September 30, 1918, and recorded in Book C-3, Page 386, Columbus County Registry. Being the same land as described in that certain deed dated February 9, 1952, by Teanner Reed and husband, E. T. Reed to Dennis Anderson and wife, Grace Anderson, as recorded in Book 193, Page 537, Columbus County Registry. Being the same property conveyed by Dennis Anderson and wife, Grace Anderson, to Uley Meares and wife, Fannie Meares, by Deed dated December 5, 1962, recorded in Deed Book 231, Page 64, Columbus County Registry. Being the same property conveyed by Deed dated November 22, 1986, from Fannie Andrews Meares, widow, to James Randy Meares recorded in Book 378, Page 740, Columbus County Registry. Fannie Andrews Meares, who reserved a life estate in said Deed, died in Columbus County, North Carolina, on April 29, 1992. Being the same property conveyed by William E. Wood, Commissioner, to Norwood McMillan, by Deed dated June 12, 2012, recorded in Book 1034, Page 996, Columbus County Registry. The property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance: “AS IS, WHERE IS”. Neither the Commissioner nor the County of Columbus, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representatives of either the Commissioner or the County of Columbus make any representation of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold free and clear of all taxes, special assessments, prior liens or encumbrances of record against said property except as may have priority under Federal or State Law, if any. A cash deposit of 20% of the purchase price, or $750 whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale with the balance remaining due to be paid in full by cash or certified funds at the Office of the Commissioner within three (3) days after the entry of the Judgment of Confirmation by the Clerk of Court. Hearing before the Honorable Amy W. Nance, Assistant Clerk of Superior Court for Columbus County, North Carolina was held in connection with this foreclosure on the 28th day of May, 2014 at which time Clerk Amy Nance authorized this foreclosure sale as required by statute. This the 11th day of July, 2014 WILLIAM E WOOD COMMISSIONER 100 COURTHOUSE SQUARE WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 TELEPHONE: 910-642-3965 STATE BAR NO.: 5901 July 31, August 7, 2014


Notice of Tax Foreclosure Sale
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION FILE NO.: 13 CV 1578 COUNTY OF COLUMBUS and CITY OF WHITEVILLE, Plaintiffs VS MARK LOVETT; KENT LOVETT, Defendants NOTICE is hereby given that the COUNTY OF COLUMBUS and the CITY OF WHITEVILLE as bodies politic incorporate of the State of North Carolina, are exercising their power and authority to assess, levy and collect taxes against real and personal property located within their boundaries in accordance with the laws of the State of North Carolina and the Default Judgment and Order of Sale entered on the 3rd day of June, 2014 and is foreclosing on the following land of MARK LOVETT and KENT LOVETT in order to satisfy the properly assessed but unpaid taxes and/or special assessments upon certain lands. Pursuant to the Judgment entered on the 3rd day of June, 2014, William E. Wood has been appointed Commissioner with the authority to sell the following land at the Courthouse Door, Columbus County Courthouse in the City of Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina at 12:30 o’clock p.m. on the 7th day of August, 2014 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash all interest in the following described real estate: That certain lot or parcel of land situated in Whiteville Township, Columbus County, North Carolina and more particularly described as follows: Being all of that 1.03 acre tract of land, more or less, total, (0.95 acres, more or less, exclusive of right-of-way), the same being shown on that survey entitled “SURVEY FOR HERMAN FORD”, dated May 12, 1998 by Sole & Walker, P.A., R.L.S., a copy of said plat being recorded in Book 565, Page 477, Columbus County Registry and incorporated herein by reference. Reference is made to said plat for a more complete and accurate description of the premises described herein. Reference is made to deed recorded in Book 321, Page 603, Columbus County Registry. See also Book 677, Page 180, Columbus County Registry The property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance: “AS IS, WHERE IS”. Neither the Commissioner nor the County of Columbus, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representatives of either the Commissioner or the County of Columbus make any representation of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold free and clear of all taxes, special assessments, prior liens or encumbrances of record against said property except as may have priority under Federal or State Law, if any. A cash deposit of 20% of the purchase price, or $750 whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale with the balance remaining due to be paid in full by cash or certified funds at the Office of the Commissioner within three (3) days after the entry of the Judgment of Confirmation by the Clerk of Court. Hearing before the Honorable Amy W. Nance, Assistant Clerk of Superior Court for Columbus County, North Carolina was held in connection with this foreclosure on the 3rd day of June, 2014 at which time Clerk Amy Nance authorized this foreclosure sale as required by statute. This the 7th day of July, 2014 WILLIAM E WOOD COMMISSIONER 100 COURTHOUSE SQUARE WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 TELEPHONE: (910)-642-3965 STATE BAR NO.: 5901 July 24, 31, 2014


Notice of Tax Foreclosure Sale
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION FILE NO.: 14 CV 22 COUNTY OF COLUMBUS, Plaintiff VS CURTIS DIGGS; BARBARA D. DIGGS; STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, Department of Revenue, Judgmentholder (Lienholder), Defendants NOTICE is hereby given that the COUNTY OF COLUMBUS as a body politic incorporate of the State of North Carolina, is exercising its power and authority to assess, levy and collect taxes against real and personal property located within its boundaries in accordance with the laws of the State of North Carolina and the Default Judgment and Order of Sale entered on the 27th day of May, 2014 and is foreclosing on the following land of CURTIS DIGGS and BARBARA D. DIGGS in order to satisfy the properly assessed but unpaid taxes and/or special assessments upon certain lands. Pursuant to the Judgment entered on the 27th day of May, 2014, William E. Wood has been appointed Commissioner with the authority to sell the following land at the Courthouse Door, Columbus County Courthouse in the City of Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina at 12:15 o’clock p.m. on the 7th day of August, 2014 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash all interest in the following described real estate: That certain lot or parcel of land situated in Ransom Township, Columbus County, North Carolina and more particularly described as follows: For a tie line begin at the intersection of the centerlines of SR 1847 extended and SR 1740 and running thence with the centerline of SR 1740 North 69 degrees 39 minutes and 47 seconds West 79.20 feet; thence continuing with said centerline North 69 degrees 42 minutes and 48 seconds West 902.05 feet to a nail in the centerline of said SR 1740, the Point and Place of Beginning; running thence North 69 degrees 42 minutes 48 seconds West 196.80 feet to a nail in the centerline of SR 1740; thence South 08 degrees 41 minutes and 30 seconds West 65.87 feet to an existing iron pipe; thence South 23 degrees 05 minutes and 08 seconds West 481.19 feet to an existing iron pipe; thence South 61 degrees 07 minutes and 05 seconds East 204.38 feet; thence North 20 degrees 46 minutes and 49 seconds East 575.73 feet to the Point and Place of Beginning, and being all of that 2.48 acre tract of land designated as Lot No. 1 as shown on that plat for Valeria Sutton Shaw, by David B. Goldston, Jr., Registered Land Surveyor, dated 17 August, 1982, and also being a portion of that property described in Deed Book 228, page 500, Columbus County Registry. See also Book 352, Page 565, Columbus County Registry. The property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance: “AS IS, WHERE IS”. Neither the Commissioner nor the County of Columbus, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representatives of either the Commissioner or the County of Columbus make any representation of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold free and clear of all taxes, special assessments, prior liens or encumbrances of record against said property except as may have priority under Federal or State Law, if any. A cash deposit of 20% of the purchase price, or $750 whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale with the balance remaining due to be paid in full by cash or certified funds at the Office of the Commissioner within three (3) days after the entry of the Judgment of Confirmation by the Clerk of Court. Hearing before the Honorable Amy W. Nance, Assistant Clerk of Superior Court for Columbus County, North Carolina was held in connection with this foreclosure on the 27th day of May, 2014 at which time Clerk Amy Nance authorized this foreclosure sale as required by statute. This the 7th day of July, 2014 WILLIAM E WOOD COMMISSIONER 100 COURTHOUSE SQUARE WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 TELEPHONE: (910)-642-3965 STATE BAR NO.: 5901 July 24, 31, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION File No.: Having qualified as Executor of the estate of OLGA AMANDA HAYDEN, deceased, late of Columbus County, the undersigned hereby notifies all persons having claims against said deceased to present said claims to her on or before Friday, October 31, 2014 or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned. This 31st day of July, 2014. Roger B. Hayden 610 Pleasant Plains Church Rd. Whiteville, NC 28472 Fred C. Meekins, Jr., Attorney for the Estate of Olga Amand Hayden P.O. Box 68 Whiteville, NC 28472 910-642-8080 July 31, August 7, 14, 21, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION File No.: 14-E-272 Having qualified as Executrix of the estate of Bonnie Smith Ensley, deceased, late of Columbus County, the undersigned hereby notifies all persons having claims against said deceased to present said claims to her on or before Wednesday, October 15, 2014 or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned. This 10th day of July, 2014. Jennifer Ensley Meekins 1001 Pinckney Street Whiteville, NC 28472 Fred C. Meekins, Jr., Attorney for the Estate of Bonnie Smith Ensley P.O. Box 68 Whiteville, NC 28472 910-642-8080 July 10, 17, 24, 31, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS OF LEE VICK CONNOR, JR. Joanette Connor, having qualified as Executrix of the Estate of LEE VICK CONNOR, JR., late of 155 Connor Road. Delco, NC, 28436, the undersigned does hereby notify all persons, finns and corporations having claims against the estate of said decedent to exhibit them to the undersigned at 1553 Hawthorne Road, Wilmington, NC, 28403, on or before October 10, 2014, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of recovery. All persons, finns and corporations indebted to the said estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned. This the 8th day of July, 2014. Joanette Connor, Executrix of the Estate of LEE VICK CONNOR, JR. Douglas W. Baxley Attorney for the Executrix BaxleySmithwick PLLC P. O. Box 36 Shallotte, NC 28459 (910) 754-6582 July 10, 17, 24, 31,2014.


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Administratrix of the estate of Marguerite Hardee Greer, deceased, late of Columbus County, the undersigned hereby notifies all persons having claims against the estate of said decedent to present them to the undersigned within three (3) months from the date of the first publication, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate will please make immediate payment. This the 24th day of July, 2014. Laura Greer Vick, Administratrix of the estate of Marguerite Hardee Greer, 4619 Blanchrd Rd Durham, NC 27713 July 24, 31, August 7,14, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS
Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Jervin Brown, deceased, of Columbus County, State of North Carolina, the undersigned does pursuant to North Carolina General Statute ¤ 28A-14-1 hereby notify all persons, firms, associations or corporations having claims against the estate of the said decedent to present them to the undersigned on or before the 15th day of October, 2014, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, associations or corporations indebted to the said estate will please make payment immediately. This the 15th day of July, 2014. Chnita Brown Godwin Administratrix of the Estate of Jervin Brown JAMES E. HILL, JR. PLLC Attorneys at Law 109 Courthouse Square Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: 910-642-8136 July 17, 24, 31 & August 7, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY The undersigned, Albert Roy Boyer, having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Jennifer Fredonia Poynter Davenport, deceased, late of Columbus County, NC, this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned Executor on or before November 2, 2014 at Powell & Powell, Attorneys, PO Box 428, Whiteville, NC 28472, or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned Executor. This the 29th day of July, 2014. Albert Roy Boyer Executor 161 Oak Road Lake Waccamaw, NC 28450 c/o J. Coburn Powell Powell & Powell, Attorneys PO Box 428 Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: (910) 642-2728 July 31, August 7, 14, 21, 2014.


NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA 14-E-28 COUNTY OF COLUMBUS The undersigned, Cathy H. Graham, has qualified as Administrator of the Estate of WILLIAM ELGIN GRAHAM, late of Columbus County, and this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned on or before October 22, 2014, pursuant to North Carolina General Statute 28A-14-1, or this notice shall be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned at the following address: This the 24th day of July, 2014. CATHY H. GRAHAM P.O. BOX 20 LAKE WACCAMAW, NC 28450 C. Greg Williamson Williamson, Walton & Scott, LLP Attorneys at Law P.O. Box 1467 Whiteville, NC 28472 July 24, 31, August 7, 14, 2014.


NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS Having qualified as Personal Representative of the Estate of Mary S. Duncan, deceased, late of Columbus County, North Carolina, the undersigned hereby notifies all persons having claims against the estate of said decedent to present them to the undersigned on or before the 31st day of October, 2014, or this notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate please make immediate payment. This the 25th day of July, 2014 Don W. Viets, Jr., Administrator CTA 135 Washington Street Whiteville, NC 28472 July 31, August 7, 14, 21, 2014.

 

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Monday, July 28, 2014

 

700 – Legals

Advertisement for Bids
COLUMBUS COUNTY WHITEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA 28472 Sealed Bids will be received by the Columbus County Purchasing Department at 111 Washington Street, Whiteville, North Carolina, on the 8th day of August, 2014 at 2:00 o’clock PM, and then the said bids will be opened and immediately read and made public at the said office at the appointed time and location as above stated for furnishing of five (5) Ford Police Interceptor’s and four (4) Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicles. A complete list of specifications for the vehicles and the instructions for submitting the said bid or discussion concerning the specifications of the said bid may be obtained from the Columbus County Purchasing Department or the Columbus County Sheriff’s Office at 805 Washington Street, Whiteville, North Carolina 28472, during normal business hours (8:30 AM through 5:00 PM Monday through Friday). The Board of County Commissioners of Columbus County, North Carolina, reserves the right to award the said bid to any person, firm, or corporation, considered to be in the best interest of Columbus County, and to reject any and all bids not acceptable pursuant to North Carolina Law. July 24, 28, 31, 2014


Amended Notice of Foreclosure Sale
10 SP 150 NORTH CAROLINA, COLUMBUS COUNTY Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by LINDA W. BATTEN and ROBERT FRANKLIN BATTEN, JR. to Louis A. Trosch, Trustee(s), which was dated April 24, 2005 and recorded on June 22, 2005 in Book 819 at Page 244, Columbus County Registry, North Carolina. Default having been made of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC, having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust, and the holder of the note evidencing said default having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door of the county courthouse where the property is located, or the usual and customary location at the county courthouse for conducting the sale on August 5, 2014 at 10:00AM, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following described property situated in Columbus County, North Carolina, to wit: THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED REAL PROPERTY SITUATE IN THE TOWNSHIP OF WHITEVILLE, COUNTY OF COLUMBUS, AND STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, TO WIT: BEING LOT NUMBER 15, CONTAINING 0.46 ACRES, OF MCKENZIE WOODS SUBDIVISION AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 19 OF THE COLUMBUS COUNTY REGISTRY. REFERENCE IS MADE TO THAT SURVEY FOR ROBERT H. MONDS AND WIFE, HANNAH W. MONDS, DATED JULY 12, 1985, REVISED APRIL 29, 1993 BY SOLES & WALKER, LAND SURVEYING, A COPY OF SAID PLAT BEING RECORDED IN BOOK 442, PAGE 916, COLUMBUS COUNTY REGISTRY. TAX ID #: 0004281 BY FEE SIMPLE DEED FROM GEOFFREY J. MILDENHALL & LISA M. MILDENHALL AS SET FORTH IN DEED BOOK 0571, PAGE 0133 AND RECORDED ON 10/9/98, COLUMBUS 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. Save and except any releases, deeds of release or prior conveyances of record. Said property is commonly known as 512 Edgewood Circle, Whiteville, NC 28472. THIRD PARTY PURCHASERS MUST PAY THE EXCISE TAX, AND THE COURT COSTS OF FORTY-FIVE CENTS (45¢) PER ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100.00) PURSUANT TO NCGS 7A-308(a)(1). A cash deposit (no personal checks) of five percent (5%)of the purchase price, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts are immediately due and owing. Said property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS WHERE IS.” There are no representations of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale. This sale is made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, any unpaid land transfer taxes, special assessments, easements, rights of way, deeds of release, and any other encumbrances or exceptions of record. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the current owner(s) of the property is/are Robert Franklin Batten, Jr. and Linda Ward Batten. An Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. If the trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the trustee, in their sole discretion, if they believe the challenge to have merit, may request the court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC Substitute Trustee Brock & Scott, PLLC Attorneys for Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC 5431 Oleander Drive Suite 200 Wilmington, NC 28403 PHONE: 910-392-4988 FAX: 910-392-8587 File No.: 10-13541-FC01 July 21, 28, 2014


Notice of Sale
J. Lionel Todd Investments, Inc. Successor to the Storage Place, P.O. Box 441, Whiteville, NC 28472, will hold a public sale to dispose of various items of personal property, pursuant to the assertion of a lien for rental at its storage facility. The Sale will be conducted at the following Storage Facility locations: The Storage Place 325 Strawberry Blvd. Chadbourn, NC 28431 The Storage Place 210 7th Ave Chadbourn, NC 28431 The Storage Place 213 E. Main St. Whiteville, NC 28472 Date of Sale: August 9, 2014 Time of Sale: 325 Strawberry Blvd: 10:00 am 210 7th Ave: Immediately following Strawberry Blvd sale 213 E. Main St. Whiteville immediately following 7th Ave Sale Unit #212 Kellie Garrell Unit #328 Brenda Fleeman Unit #329 Jonathan Barber Unit #425 Sabrina Oliver Unit #438 Pam Brown Posted this 18th day of July, 2014 J. Lionel Todd Investments, Inc. (Successor to The Storage Place) By Henrietta Todd July 28, August 4, 2014


Notice of Substitute Trustee’s Sale of Real Estate
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION COUNTY OF COLUMBUS 14 SP 97 In the Matter of the Foreclosure of the Deed of Trust of G&M Real Estate Investments, Inc., to Paul McCombie, Trustee, dated May 19, 2005, recorded in Book 816, Page 124, Columbus County Registry. Robbie B. Parker, Substitute Trustee, See Substitution of Trustee as recorded in Book 1085 at Page 539 of the Columbus County Registry. Under and by virtue of the power and authority contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed and delivered by G&M Real Estate Investments, Inc., dated May 19, 2005 and recorded in Book 816 at Page 124 in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Columbus County, North Carolina (the “Deed of Trust”), because of default in the failure to carry out or perform the stipulations and agreements therein contained, pursuant to the demand of the owner and holder of the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust and pursuant to the Order of the Clerk of Superior Court for Columbus County, North Carolina, entered in this foreclosure proceeding, the undersigned, Robbie B. Parker, Substitute Trustee, will expose for sale at public auction on the 7th day of August, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. on the steps of the Columbus County Courthouse, Whiteville, North Carolina, the real property (including any improvements thereon) with a property address of 25485 Andrew Jackson Highway, Delco, North Carolina 28436 and more particularly described in the Deed of Trust and on Exhibit 1 attached hereto which descriptions are incorporated by reference herein. This sale may be held up to one (1) hour after the sale time stated above. The real property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS”. Neither the Substitute Trustee nor the holder of the Note secured by the Deed of Trust being foreclosed or the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representatives of either the Substitute Trustee or the holder of the Note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the real property being offered for sale and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such conditions are expressly disclaimed. The real property will be sold subject to any and all prior and superior deeds of trust, mortgages and liens, restrictions, easements and other matters of record, if any, and to all unpaid ad valorem taxes and special assessments, if any, which became a lien subsequent to the recordation of the Deed of Trust. Further, this real property will be sold subject to the right, if any, of the United States of America to redeem the above-described real property for a period of one hundred and twenty (120) days following the date when the final upset bid period has expired. Subject to applicable Federal law, an Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. The record owner of the above-described real property as reflected on the records of the Columbus County Register of Deeds not more than ten (10) days prior to the posting of this Notice is G&M Real Estate Investments, Inc. Any successful bidder may be required to deposit with the Substitute Trustee immediately upon conclusion of the sale a cash deposit of the greater of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00). Any successful bidder shall be required to tender the full balance of the purchase price so bid in cash or certified check at the time the Substitute Trustee tenders to him a deed for the property or attempts to tender such deed, and should said successful bidder fail to pay the full balance of the purchase price so bid at that time, he shall remain liable as provided in North Carolina General Statute Section 45-21.30. The owner and holder of the indebtedness secured by the Deed of Trust may make a credit bid. Should the property be purchased by a third party, that party must pay the tax of Forty Five Cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by N.C.G.S. Section 7A-308 (a)(1). This sale will be held open ten (10) days for upset bids as required by law. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE PROTECTION OF THE BANKRUPTCY COURT OR HAVE BEEN DISCHARGED AS A RESULT OF A BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDING, THIS NOTICE IS GIVEN TO YOU PURSUANT TO A STATUTORY REQUIREMENT AND FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND IS NOT INTENDED AS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT OR AS AN ACT TO COLLECT, ASSESS OR RECOVER ALL OR ANY PORTION OF THE DEBT FROM YOU PERSONALLY. This the 8th day of July, 2014. Robbie B. Parker, Substitute Trustee 1427 Military Cutoff Road, Suite 208 Wilmington, NC 28403 910-399-3447 EXHIBIT 1 Being all of Lots 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 16 and 17 of Block M as shown on that plat entitled “Michael R. Bordeaux, Sr.” dated May 17, 1986, prepared by David B. Goldston, Jr., Registered Land Surveyor, and recorded in Plat Book 43, Page 80, of the Columbus County Registry. Being the same tract of land conveyed to Linda T. Buffkin (75% of said properties) and Joseph A. Moore (25% of said properties) by deed dated October 30, 2005 and recorded in Book 714, Page 542, Columbus County Registry. July 28, August 4, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY The undersigned, TONYA JACOBS A/K/A TONIA JACOBS, having qualified as Executor of the Estate of WILBERT JACOBS (14-E-16), deceased, late of Columbus County, NC, this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned Executor at Byrd & Etheridge, PLLC, Attorneys, PO Box 485, Whiteville, NC 28472, or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned Executor. This the 7th day of July 2014. TONYA JACOBS A/K/A TONIA JACOBS Executor of the Estate of Wilbert Jacobs 2542 Spring Oakes Way Raleigh, NC 27614 c/o Tabitha Etheridge, Byrd & Etheridge, PLLC, Attorneys PO Box 485 Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: (910) 642-2258 July 7, 14, 21, 28, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY The undersigned, TONYA JACOBS A/K/A TONIA JACOBS, having qualified as Executrix of the Estate of WILBERT JACOBS (14-E-16), deceased, late of Columbus County, NC, this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned Executor within three (3) months from the date of the first publication of this Notice, at Byrd & Etheridge, PLLC, Attorneys, PO Box 485, Whiteville, NC 28472, or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned Executor. This the 21st day of July 2014. TONYA JACOBS A/K/A TONIA JACOBS Executrix of the Estate of Wilbert Jacobs 2542 Spring Oakes Way Raleigh, NC 27614 C/O Tabitha Etheridge, Byrd & Etheridge, PLLC, Attorneys PO Box 485 Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: (910) 642-2258 July 21, 28 August 4, 11


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Administor of the Estate of Eva Lee Kinlaw Smith, deceased, of Columbus County, State of North Carolina, the undersigned does pursuant to N.C.G.S. ¤ 28A-14-1 hereby notify all persons, firms, associations or corporations having claims against the estate of the said decedent to present them to the undersigned on or before the 27th day of October, 2014, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, associations or corporations indebted to the said estate will please make payment immediately. This the 24th day of July, 2014. William Gene Smith Administrator of the Estate of Eva Lee Kinlaw Smith JOHN ALAN HIGH, PLLC Attorney at Law 102 Courthouse Square Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: 910-640-2111 Facsimile: 910-212-7333 July 28, August 4, 11, 18, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified on the 22nd day of July, 2014, as Administrator of the Estate of Evelyn Margaret Balduf Hudson, deceased, of Columbus County, North Carolina, this is to notifY all persons having claims against the decedent or said Estate to present them to the undersigned within three (3) months from the date of the first publication of this Notice, or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of any recovery Please direct all claims to the attention of Diane H. Byars, Administrator, Estate of Evelyn Margaret Balduf Hudson, 2301 Slippery Log Road, Whiteville, North Carolina 28472. All persons indebted to said Estate are hereby requested to make immediate payment thereto. This the 22nd day of July, 2014 DIANE H,. BYARS, Administrator of The Estate of Evelyn Margaret Balduf Hudson 2301 Slippery Log Road Whiteville, North Carolina 28472 T. SCOTT SESSIONS, Attorney For The Estate of Evelyn Margaret Balduf Hudson The McGougan Law Firm 130 Jefferson Street Whiteville, North Carolina 28472 July 28, August 4, 11, 18, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA 14-E-228 COUNTY OF COLUMBUS The undersigned, BRADLEY D. WALKER, has qualified as Administrator of the Estate of HAROLD D. WALKER, late of Columbus County, and this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned on or before October 6, 2014 pursuant to North Carolina General Statute 28A-14-1, or this notice shall be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned at the following address: This the 7th day of July, 2014. BRADLEY D. WALKER 601 S. BROWN STREET CHADBOURN, NC 28472 C. Greg Williamson Williamson, Walton & Scott, LLP Attorneys at Law P.O. Box 1467 Whiteville, NC 28472 July 7, 14, 21, 28, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS The undersigned, BEVERLY A. EDWARDS, has qualified as Administratrix of the Estate of ANTHONY E. EDWARDS, late of Columbus County, and this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned on or before October 28, 2014, pursuant to North Carolina General Statute 28A-14-1, or this notice shall be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned at the following address: This the 28th day of July, 2014. BEVERLY A. EDWARDS, ADMINISTRATRIX 609 Kings Road Whiteville, NC 28472 Williamson, Walton & Scott, L.L.P. Attorneys at Law P. O. Box 1467 Whiteville, NC 28472 July 28, August 4, 11, 18, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS The undersigned, Brenda N. Pace, has qualified as Executrix of the Estate of Eunice H. Nobles, late of Columbus County, and this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned on or before October 31, 2014, pursuant to North Carolina General Statute 28A-14-1, or this notice shall be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned at the following address: This the 23rd day of July, 2014. BRENDA N. PACE, Executrix 1655 Hallsboro Road N. Hallsboro, NC 28442 Williamson, Walton & Scott, LLP Attorneys at Law P.O. Box 1467 Whiteville, NC 28472 July 28, August 4, 11, 18, 2014

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Thursday, July 24, 2014

 

700 – Legals

Advertisement for Bids
COLUMBUS COUNTY WHITEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA 28472 Sealed Bids will be received by the Columbus County Purchasing Department at 111 Washington Street, Whiteville, North Carolina, on the 8th day of August, 2014 at 2:00 o’clock PM, and then the said bids will be opened and immediately read and made public at the said office at the appointed time and location as above stated for furnishing of five (5) Ford Police Interceptor’s and four (4) Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicles. A complete list of specifications for the vehicles and the instructions for submitting the said bid or discussion concerning the specifications of the said bid may be obtained from the Columbus County Purchasing Department or the Columbus County Sheriff’s Office at 805 Washington Street, Whiteville, North Carolina 28472, during normal business hours (8:30 AM through 5:00 PM Monday through Friday). The Board of County Commissioners of Columbus County, North Carolina, reserves the right to award the said bid to any person, firm, or corporation, considered to be in the best interest of Columbus County, and to reject any and all bids not acceptable pursuant to North Carolina Law. July 24, 28, 31, 2014


Notice of Foreclosure Sale
NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF THE DEED OF TRUST EXECUTED BY HAROLD D. DUPLESSIS and TINA B. DUPLESSIS, Recorded in Book 898, Page 788, Columbus County Registry IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK FILE NO. 14 SP 44 DEED OF TRUST BEING FORECLOSED: The Deed of Trust being foreclosed is that Deed of Trust executed by HAROLD D. DUPLESSIS and TINA B. DUPLESSIS to Jay B. Green, Trustee, dated July 2, 2007 and recorded in Book 898, Page 788 in the Columbus County Registry of North Carolina. RECORD OWNERS OF THE REAL PROPERTY: The record owners of the subject real property as reflected on the records of the Columbus County Register of Deeds not more than 10 days prior to the posting of this Notice is or are Harold D. Duplessis and Tina B. Duplessis. DATE, TIME AND PLACE OF SALE: The sale will be held on August 7, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the door of the Columbus County Courthouse, Whiteville, North Carolina. PROPERTY TO BE SOLD: The following real property to be sold “sight unseen” together with any improvements is located in Columbus County, North Carolina and is believed to have the address of Harold D. Duplessis, 2449 Old Glade Road, Whiteville, NC 28472 and is otherwise more particularly described as follows Being all of Lot No. 1 as shown and delineated on a plat entitled, “Plat for Rena Vaughn,” by Billy M. Duncan, surveyor, bearing date of 26 February, 1980, and recorded in Plat Book 46, Page 1, Columbus County Registry, containing 6.85 acres, total (6.16 acre net after excluding R/W). SUBJECT TO easements as recorded in Book 383, Page 486, and Book 401, Page 569. For back title see Book 732, Page 38 and Book 884, page 276, CCR. Included as part of the real property is a CMH Designer manufactured home bearing serial number OHC017627NCAB as more particularly described in a Declaration recorded in Book 898, Page 794, CCR. TERMS OF SALE: Pursuant to the provisions of N.C.G.S. ¤45-21.10(b) and the terms of the Deed of Trust, any successful bidder may be required to deposit with the Trustee or Clerk of Superior Court immediately upon the conclusion of the sale a cash deposit to be determined by the greater of 5% of the bid or $750.00. Unless the Substitute Trustee agrees otherwise, the successful bidder will be required to tender the “full purchase price” so bid in cash or certified check at the time the Trustee tenders to him a Deed to the property or attempts to tender such Deed, and should the successful bidder fail to pay the full amount, then the successful bidder shall remain liable as provided for in N.C.G.S. ¤45-21.30. By submitting your bid, you agree that the “full purchase price” shall be defined as the amount of bid plus the Trustee’s commission as defined in the subject Deed of Trust plus the costs of the action, unless the Trustee agrees otherwise. For example, if the amount of bid is $20,000.00 and the trustee’s commission is defined in the subject Deed of Trust as 5% of the gross proceeds of the sale, then the “full purchase price” shall equal $21,000.00 plus the costs of the action. A tender of Deed shall be defined as a letter from the Trustee to the successful bidder offering to record the Deed upon receipt of full purchase price as described herein and listed in said letter. If the trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason such as a bankruptcy filing, the sole remedy of the successful bidder is the return of the deposit. As to any manufactured home, the following shall apply: Any not considered real property is being foreclosed pursuant to N.C.G.S. ¤25-9-604, if necessary; there is no warranty that any is actually located on the subject tract; and there is no warranty given by the Substitute Trustee as to whether said home is real property or personal property. The sale will be made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, assessments, restrictions and easements of record, if any. ADDITIONAL NOTICE: Take notice that an order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Take further notice that any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. This the 19th day of May, 2014. THE GREEN LAW FIRM, P.C. Jay B. Green Attorneys for Deidre D. DeFlorentis, Substitute Trustee 908 E. Edenton Street Raleigh, North Carolina 27601 Telephone: 919-829-0797 July 24, 31, 2014


Notice of Sale
Southeast Properties of Whiteville, 513 Fair Bluff Rd. Tabor City, N.C. 28463 will hold a public sale to dispose of various items of personal property, pursuant to the assertion of lien for rental at this storage facility. The sale will be conducted at the following storage facility location: Southeast Properties 513 Fair Bluff Road Tabor City, N.C. 28463 DATE OF SALE: August 2, 2014 TIME OF SALE: 9:00am Unit # 17 Shana D McClain Unit # 11 Deloris Burgess Unit # 6 John T Skinner Unit # 7 Beverly Jane Keel Posted this the 21th July, 2014 Southeast Properties of Whiteville July 21, 24, 2014


Notice of Service of Process by Publication
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE COUNTY OF COLUMBUS DISTRICT COURT DIVISION FILE NO.: 14 CVD 0522 NED GIBSON, Plaintiff, vs.”” MISTI M. GIBSON,”” Defendant. TO: MISTI M. GIBSON TAKE NOTICE that an action of Compliant has been filed against you in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Columbus County, Whiteville, North Carolina, on April 30, 2014 in the above-entitled action. The nature of the relief being sought is for Complaint for Absolute Divorce. You are required to make defense to such pleading no later than August 21, 2014, and upon your failure to do so the party seeking relief against you will apply to the Court for relief sought. This the 10th day of July, 2014 By: Will M. Callihan, Jr. THE MCGOUGAN LAW FIRM ATTORNEY FOR THE PLAINTIFF POST OFFICE BOX 1319 WHITEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA 28472 TELEPHONE NO. 910-640-1485 July 10, 17, 24, 2014


Notice of Tax Foreclosure Sale
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION FILE NO.: 14 CV 436 COUNTY OF COLUMBUS and TOWN OF TABOR CITY, Plaintiffs vs DAVID KINLAW, JR.; ANNIE M. KINLAW WISE; LEROY WISE; MARY CATHERINE (KINLAW); BESSIE MAE DEWITT; MAXIE GORDON; JOSEPH KINLAW; MURRAY KINLAW; DORETHA KINLAW; TOWN OF TABOR CITY, Beneficiary (Lieholder), Defendants NOTICE is hereby given that the COUNTY OF COLUMBUS and the TOWN OF TABOR CITY as bodies politic incorporate of the State of North Carolina, are exercising their power and authority to assess, levy and collect taxes against real and personal property located within their boundaries in accordance with the laws of the State of North Carolina and the Default Judgment and Order of Sale entered on the 29th day of May, 2014 and is foreclosing on the following land of DAVID KINLAW, JR., ANNIE M. KINLAW WISE, LEROY WISE, MARY CATHERINE (KINLAW), BESSIE MAE DEWITT, MAXIE GORDON, JOSEPH KINLAW, MURRAY KINLAW and DORETHA KINLAW in order to satisfy the properly assessed but unpaid taxes and/or special assessments upon certain lands. Pursuant to the Judgment entered on the 29th day of May, 2014, William E. Wood has been appointed Commissioner with the authority to sell the following land at the Courthouse Door, Columbus County Courthouse in the City of Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina at 12:00 o’clock noon on the 7th day of August, 2014 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash all interest in the following described real estate: All that certain lot or parcel of land situated in the Town of Tabor City, South Williams Township, Columbus County, North Carolina and more particularly described as follows: TRACT ONE: Beginning at a stake in the North margin of West Third Street, a corner with Lot #13 and runs North 0 degrees 05 minutes West 200 feet to a stake in the line of Lot #17 and a corner with Lot #13; thence with the line of Lot #17 South 89 degrees 05 minutes West 50 feet to a stake in the line of Lot #17 and a corner with Lot #15; thence South 0 degrees 05 minutes East 200 feet, with the line of Lot #15, to a stake in the North margin of West Third Street and another corner with Lot #15; thence with the north margin of West Third Street North 89 degrees 05 minutes East 50 feet to an iron pipe, the beginning corner. And being Lot No. 14 of the Mary Emma Pierce subdivision in the Town of Tabor City, North Carolina, according to a certain map made by E.M. Eutsler, Engineer. This being the same property conveyed to Willie Mae Kinlaw by Deeds recoded in Deed Book 198, Page 432; and Book 197, Page 147, Columbus County Registry. TRACT TWO: Being Lot No. 15 of the Mary Emma Pierce Subdivision at Tabor City, and lying on the North side of West Third Street in Tabor City, and beginning at a stake on the North margin of said West Third Street, a common corner with Lot No. 14, and runs North 0 degrees 5 seconds West 200 feet to a stake, another corner with lot No. 14; thence South 89 degrees 05 seconds West 37.25 feet to a stake on the West margin of an alley way; thence South 50 degrees 59 minutes West 10.25 feet to a corner with lot conveyed to Ronnie Rogers and wife; thence with the last named lot South 0 degrees 5 minutes East about 190 feet to a pipe on the North margin of West Third Street; thence with said West Third Street, North 89 degrees 05 minutes East 50 feet to the beginning. This being the same property conveyed to Willie Mae Kinlaw and husband, David Kinlaw, by Deed dated April 18, 1968, recorded in Deed Book 249, Page 240, Columbus County Registry. Willie Mae Kinlaw died July 23, 1989, in Hinesville, Georgia, but domiciled in Columbus County. See the Last Will and Testament of Willie Mae Kinlaw located in file number 89-E-239 in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court for Columbus County, North Carolina, wherein she devised Tract One to David Kinlaw, Jr., David Kinlaw, Sr., and Noland Kinlaw. David Kinlaw died March 24, 1992. He died intestate with his Estate being administered in Orangeburg County, South Carolina in 92-ES-3800179. See also an exemplified copy of the same being filed in 93-E-276, in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court for Columbus County, North Carolina. The property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance: “AS IS, WHERE IS”. Neither the Commissioner nor the County of Columbus, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representatives of either the Commissioner or the County of Columbus make any representation of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold free and clear of all taxes, special assessments, prior liens or encumbrances of record against said property except as may have priority under Federal or State Law, if any. A cash deposit of 20% of the purchase price, or $750 whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale with the balance remaining due to be paid in full by cash or certified funds at the Office of the Commissioner within three (3) days after the entry of the Judgment of Confirmation by the Clerk of Court. Hearing before the Honorable Amy W. Nance, Assistant Clerk of Superior Court for Columbus County, North Carolina was held in connection with this foreclosure on the 29th day of May, 2014 at which time Clerk Amy Nance authorized this foreclosure sale as required by statute. This the 7th day of July, 2014 WILLIAM E WOOD COMMISSIONER 100 COURTHOUSE SQUARE WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 TELEPHONE: (910)-642-3965 STATE BAR NO.: 5901 July 24, 31, 2014


Notice of Tax Foreclosure Sale
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION FILE NO.: 13 CV 1578 COUNTY OF COLUMBUS and CITY OF WHITEVILLE, Plaintiffs VS MARK LOVETT; KENT LOVETT, Defendants NOTICE is hereby given that the COUNTY OF COLUMBUS and the CITY OF WHITEVILLE as bodies politic incorporate of the State of North Carolina, are exercising their power and authority to assess, levy and collect taxes against real and personal property located within their boundaries in accordance with the laws of the State of North Carolina and the Default Judgment and Order of Sale entered on the 3rd day of June, 2014 and is foreclosing on the following land of MARK LOVETT and KENT LOVETT in order to satisfy the properly assessed but unpaid taxes and/or special assessments upon certain lands. Pursuant to the Judgment entered on the 3rd day of June, 2014, William E. Wood has been appointed Commissioner with the authority to sell the following land at the Courthouse Door, Columbus County Courthouse in the City of Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina at 12:30 o’clock p.m. on the 7th day of August, 2014 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash all interest in the following described real estate: That certain lot or parcel of land situated in Whiteville Township, Columbus County, North Carolina and more particularly described as follows: Being all of that 1.03 acre tract of land, more or less, total, (0.95 acres, more or less, exclusive of right-of-way), the same being shown on that survey entitled “SURVEY FOR HERMAN FORD”, dated May 12, 1998 by Sole & Walker, P.A., R.L.S., a copy of said plat being recorded in Book 565, Page 477, Columbus County Registry and incorporated herein by reference. Reference is made to said plat for a more complete and accurate description of the premises described herein. Reference is made to deed recorded in Book 321, Page 603, Columbus County Registry. See also Book 677, Page 180, Columbus County Registry The property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance: “AS IS, WHERE IS”. Neither the Commissioner nor the County of Columbus, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representatives of either the Commissioner or the County of Columbus make any representation of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold free and clear of all taxes, special assessments, prior liens or encumbrances of record against said property except as may have priority under Federal or State Law, if any. A cash deposit of 20% of the purchase price, or $750 whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale with the balance remaining due to be paid in full by cash or certified funds at the Office of the Commissioner within three (3) days after the entry of the Judgment of Confirmation by the Clerk of Court. Hearing before the Honorable Amy W. Nance, Assistant Clerk of Superior Court for Columbus County, North Carolina was held in connection with this foreclosure on the 3rd day of June, 2014 at which time Clerk Amy Nance authorized this foreclosure sale as required by statute. This the 7th day of July, 2014 WILLIAM E WOOD COMMISSIONER 100 COURTHOUSE SQUARE WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 TELEPHONE: (910)-642-3965 STATE BAR NO.: 5901 July 24, 31, 2014


Notice of Tax Foreclosure Sale
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION FILE NO.: 14 CV 22 COUNTY OF COLUMBUS, Plaintiff VS CURTIS DIGGS; BARBARA D. DIGGS; STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, Department of Revenue, Judgmentholder (Lienholder), Defendants NOTICE is hereby given that the COUNTY OF COLUMBUS as a body politic incorporate of the State of North Carolina, is exercising its power and authority to assess, levy and collect taxes against real and personal property located within its boundaries in accordance with the laws of the State of North Carolina and the Default Judgment and Order of Sale entered on the 27th day of May, 2014 and is foreclosing on the following land of CURTIS DIGGS and BARBARA D. DIGGS in order to satisfy the properly assessed but unpaid taxes and/or special assessments upon certain lands. Pursuant to the Judgment entered on the 27th day of May, 2014, William E. Wood has been appointed Commissioner with the authority to sell the following land at the Courthouse Door, Columbus County Courthouse in the City of Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina at 12:15 o’clock p.m. on the 7th day of August, 2014 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash all interest in the following described real estate: That certain lot or parcel of land situated in Ransom Township, Columbus County, North Carolina and more particularly described as follows: For a tie line begin at the intersection of the centerlines of SR 1847 extended and SR 1740 and running thence with the centerline of SR 1740 North 69 degrees 39 minutes and 47 seconds West 79.20 feet; thence continuing with said centerline North 69 degrees 42 minutes and 48 seconds West 902.05 feet to a nail in the centerline of said SR 1740, the Point and Place of Beginning; running thence North 69 degrees 42 minutes 48 seconds West 196.80 feet to a nail in the centerline of SR 1740; thence South 08 degrees 41 minutes and 30 seconds West 65.87 feet to an existing iron pipe; thence South 23 degrees 05 minutes and 08 seconds West 481.19 feet to an existing iron pipe; thence South 61 degrees 07 minutes and 05 seconds East 204.38 feet; thence North 20 degrees 46 minutes and 49 seconds East 575.73 feet to the Point and Place of Beginning, and being all of that 2.48 acre tract of land designated as Lot No. 1 as shown on that plat for Valeria Sutton Shaw, by David B. Goldston, Jr., Registered Land Surveyor, dated 17 August, 1982, and also being a portion of that property described in Deed Book 228, page 500, Columbus County Registry. See also Book 352, Page 565, Columbus County Registry. The property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance: “AS IS, WHERE IS”. Neither the Commissioner nor the County of Columbus, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representatives of either the Commissioner or the County of Columbus make any representation of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold free and clear of all taxes, special assessments, prior liens or encumbrances of record against said property except as may have priority under Federal or State Law, if any. A cash deposit of 20% of the purchase price, or $750 whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale with the balance remaining due to be paid in full by cash or certified funds at the Office of the Commissioner within three (3) days after the entry of the Judgment of Confirmation by the Clerk of Court. Hearing before the Honorable Amy W. Nance, Assistant Clerk of Superior Court for Columbus County, North Carolina was held in connection with this foreclosure on the 27th day of May, 2014 at which time Clerk Amy Nance authorized this foreclosure sale as required by statute. This the 7th day of July, 2014 WILLIAM E WOOD COMMISSIONER 100 COURTHOUSE SQUARE WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 TELEPHONE: (910)-642-3965 STATE BAR NO.: 5901 July 24, 31, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION File No.: 14-E-272 Having qualified as Executrix of the estate of Bonnie Smith Ensley, deceased, late of Columbus County, the undersigned hereby notifies all persons having claims against said deceased to present said claims to her on or before Wednesday, October 15, 2014 or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned. This 10th day of July, 2014. Jennifer Ensley Meekins 1001 Pinckney Street Whiteville, NC 28472 Fred C. Meekins, Jr., Attorney for the Estate of Bonnie Smith Ensley P.O. Box 68 Whiteville, NC 28472 910-642-8080 July 10, 17, 24, 31, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS OF LEE VICK CONNOR, JR. Joanette Connor, having qualified as Executrix of the Estate of LEE VICK CONNOR, JR., late of 155 Connor Road. Delco, NC, 28436, the undersigned does hereby notify all persons, finns and corporations having claims against the estate of said decedent to exhibit them to the undersigned at 1553 Hawthorne Road, Wilmington, NC, 28403, on or before October 10, 2014, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of recovery. All persons, finns and corporations indebted to the said estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned. This the 8th day of July, 2014. Joanette Connor, Executrix of the Estate of LEE VICK CONNOR, JR. Douglas W. Baxley Attorney for the Executrix BaxleySmithwick PLLC P. O. Box 36 Shallotte, NC 28459 (910) 754-6582 July 10, 17, 24, 31,2014.


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Administratrix of the estate of Marguerite Hardee Greer, deceased, late of Columbus County, the undersigned hereby notifies all persons having claims against the estate of said decedent to present them to the undersigned within three (3) months from the date of the first publication, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate will please make immediate payment. This the 24th day of July, 2014. Laura Greer Vick, Administratrix of the estate of Marguerite Hardee Greer, 4619 Blanchrd Rd Durham, NC 27713 July 24, 31, August 7,14, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS
Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Jervin Brown, deceased, of Columbus County, State of North Carolina, the undersigned does pursuant to North Carolina General Statute ¤ 28A-14-1 hereby notify all persons, firms, associations or corporations having claims against the estate of the said decedent to present them to the undersigned on or before the 15th day of October, 2014, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, associations or corporations indebted to the said estate will please make payment immediately. This the 15th day of July, 2014. Chnita Brown Godwin Administratrix of the Estate of Jervin Brown JAMES E. HILL, JR. PLLC Attorneys at Law 109 Courthouse Square Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: 910-642-8136 July 17, 24, 31 & August 7, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA 14-E-28 COUNTY OF COLUMBUS The undersigned, Cathy H. Graham, has qualified as Administrator of the Estate of WILLIAM ELGIN GRAHAM, late of Columbus County, and this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned on or before October 22, 2014, pursuant to North Carolina General Statute 28A-14-1, or this notice shall be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned at the following address: This the 24th day of July, 2014. CATHY H. GRAHAM P.O. BOX 20 LAKE WACCAMAW, NC 28450 C. Greg Williamson Williamson, Walton & Scott, LLP Attorneys at Law P.O. Box 1467 Whiteville, NC 28472 July 24, 31, August 7, 14, 2014.


 

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Monday, July 21, 2014

700 – Legals

Amended Notice of Foreclosure Sale
10 SP 150 NORTH CAROLINA, COLUMBUS COUNTY Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by LINDA W. BATTEN and ROBERT FRANKLIN BATTEN, JR. to Louis A. Trosch, Trustee(s), which was dated April 24, 2005 and recorded on June 22, 2005 in Book 819 at Page 244, Columbus County Registry, North Carolina. Default having been made of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC, having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust, and the holder of the note evidencing said default having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door of the county courthouse where the property is located, or the usual and customary location at the county courthouse for conducting the sale on August 5, 2014 at 10:00AM, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following described property situated in Columbus County, North Carolina, to wit: THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED REAL PROPERTY SITUATE IN THE TOWNSHIP OF WHITEVILLE, COUNTY OF COLUMBUS, AND STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, TO WIT: BEING LOT NUMBER 15, CONTAINING 0.46 ACRES, OF MCKENZIE WOODS SUBDIVISION AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 19 OF THE COLUMBUS COUNTY REGISTRY. REFERENCE IS MADE TO THAT SURVEY FOR ROBERT H. MONDS AND WIFE, HANNAH W. MONDS, DATED JULY 12, 1985, REVISED APRIL 29, 1993 BY SOLES & WALKER, LAND SURVEYING, A COPY OF SAID PLAT BEING RECORDED IN BOOK 442, PAGE 916, COLUMBUS COUNTY REGISTRY. TAX ID #: 0004281 BY FEE SIMPLE DEED FROM GEOFFREY J. MILDENHALL & LISA M. MILDENHALL AS SET FORTH IN DEED BOOK 0571, PAGE 0133 AND RECORDED ON 10/9/98, COLUMBUS 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. Save and except any releases, deeds of release or prior conveyances of record. Said property is commonly known as 512 Edgewood Circle, Whiteville, NC 28472. THIRD PARTY PURCHASERS MUST PAY THE EXCISE TAX, AND THE COURT COSTS OF FORTY-FIVE CENTS (45¢) PER ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100.00) PURSUANT TO NCGS 7A-308(a)(1). A cash deposit (no personal checks) of five percent (5%)of the purchase price, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts are immediately due and owing. Said property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS WHERE IS.” There are no representations of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale. This sale is made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, any unpaid land transfer taxes, special assessments, easements, rights of way, deeds of release, and any other encumbrances or exceptions of record. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the current owner(s) of the property is/are Robert Franklin Batten, Jr. and Linda Ward Batten. An Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. If the trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the trustee, in their sole discretion, if they believe the challenge to have merit, may request the court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC Substitute Trustee Brock & Scott, PLLC Attorneys for Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC 5431 Oleander Drive Suite 200 Wilmington, NC 28403 PHONE: 910-392-4988 FAX: 910-392-8587 File No.: 10-13541-FC01 July 21, 28, 2014


NOTICE OF CREDITORS State of North Carolina County of Columbus In The General Court of Justice Superior Court Division File No.: 14E193 In The Matter of The Estate of Kathleen Smith Having qualified as Administrator of the estate of KATHLEEN SMITH, deceased, late of Columbus County, North Carolina, the undersigned hereby notifies all persons having claims against the estate of said decedent to present them to it on or before the 1st day of October, 2014, or this notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate will please make immediate payment. This the 30th day of June, 2014 Jason Gainey 13100 Brookmeade Drive Manassas, VA 20112 Telephone: 703-585-5886 Administrator of the estate of KATHLEEN SMITH, deceased Matthew J. Tedder Attorney for the Estate 110 West Nance Street Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: 910-642-8147 June 30, July 7, 14, 21, 2014


Notice of Sale
IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE OF NORTH CAROLINA SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION COLUMBUS COUNTY 13SP257 IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF A DEED OF TRUST EXECUTED BY JOHN F. MCDUFFIE AND ANGELA B. MCDUFFIE DATED DECEMBER 4, 2001 AND RECORDED IN BOOK 673 AT PAGE 400 IN THE COLUMBUS COUNTY PUBLIC REGISTRY, NORTH CAROLINA Under and by virtue of the power and authority contained in the above-referenced deed of trust and because of default in the payment of the secured indebtedness and failure to perform the stipulation and agreements therein contained and, pursuant to demand of the owner and holder of the secured debt, the undersigned substitute trustee will expose for sale at public auction to the highest bidder for cash at the usual place of sale at the county courthouse of said county at 10:00AM on August 4, 2014 the following described real estate and any other improvements which may be situated thereon, in Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Being a 2.97 acres, more or less, tract of land bounded, now or formerly, on the North by a 1.48 acres tract, on the East by other lands of McDuffie, being bounded on the South by a right-of-way and other lands of McDuffie, and being bounded on the West by lands of A.B. Bullard Heirs, with said 2.97 acres, more or less, tract of land being more particularly described as follows. That certain tract or parcel of land situated in Cerro Gordo Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Begin at a corner marking the Northwest corner of the 2.97 acres tract, being in the McDuffie-Bullard line; thence South 72 degrees 47 minutes 45 seconds East 246.37 feet to a corner; thence South 22 degrees 44 minutes 06 seconds West 569.25 feet to a corner in a right-of-way; thence North 72 degrees 47 minutes 45 seconds West 8.61 feet to a point in the centerline of a right-of way; thence continuing North 72 degrees 47 minutes 45 seconds West 209.87 feet to a corner; thence with the Bullard-McDuffie line North 19 degrees 03 minutes 39 seconds East 566.90 feet to a point, being the point and place of beginning. For a further and more accurate description of the 2.97 acres, more or less, tract of land, reference is made to a 2.97 acres, more or less, tract of land as is shown on a map for John F. McDuffie and wife, Angela B. McDuffie, dated 15 November 1990, prepared by Davey Williamson, Surveyor, with said map being recorded in Map Book 52, Page 12, Columbus County Registry, with said map being incorporated herewith by reference for further certainty of description. Together WITH AN EASEMENT OF RIGHT-OF-WAY along an existing road with the easement, 30 feet in width, giving access to Grantee and their heirs and assigns from N.C.S.R. 1412 to the 2.97 acres, more or less, tract of land, with said right-of-way easement, 30 feet in being described on the map for John F. McDuffie and wife, Angela B. McDuffie dated November 1990, andrecorded in Map Book 52, Page 12, Columbus County Registry, with said map being incorporated herewith by reference for certainty of the description of the right-of-way easement And Being more commonly known as: 1598 Blackwell Rd, Chadbourn, NC 28431 The record owner(s) of the property, as reflected on the records of the Register of Deeds, is/are John F. McDuffie and Angela B. McDuffie. The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale. Any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. This sale is made subject to all prior liens and encumbrances, and unpaid taxes and assessments including but not limited to any transfer tax associated with the foreclosure. A deposit of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, is required and must be tendered in the form of certified funds at the time of the sale. This sale will be held open ten days for upset bids as required by law. Following the expiration of the statutory upset period, all remaining amounts are IMMEDIATELY DUE AND OWING. Failure to remit funds in a timely manner will result in a Declaration of Default and any deposit will be frozen pending the outcome of any re-sale. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, the Substitute Trustee or the attorney of any of the foregoing. SPECIAL NOTICE FOR LEASEHOLD TENANTS: If you are a tenant residing in the property, be advised that an Order for Possession of the property may be issued in favor of the purchaser. Also, if your lease began or was renewed on or after October 1, 2007, be advised that you may terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days written notice to the landlord. You may be liable for rent due under the agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. The date of this Notice is May 15, 2014. Cornish Law, PLLC Substitute Trustee 10130 Perimeter Parkway, Suite 400 Charlotte, NC 28216 (704) 333-8107 http://shapiroattorneys.com/nc/ 13-055801 July 21, 28, 2014


Notice of Sale
Southeast Properties of Whiteville, 513 Fair Bluff Rd. Tabor City, N.C. 28463 will hold a public sale to dispose of various items of personal property, pursuant to the assertion of lien for rental at this storage facility. The sale will be conducted at the following storage facility location: Southeast Properties 513 Fair Bluff Road Tabor City, N.C. 28463 DATE OF SALE: August 2, 2014 TIME OF SALE: 9:00am Unit # 17 Shana D McClain Unit # 11 Deloris Burgess Unit # 6 John T Skinner Unit # 7 Beverly Jane Keel Posted this the 21th July, 2014 Southeast Properties of Whiteville July 14, 21, 24, 2014
NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY The undersigned, TONYA JACOBS A/K/A TONIA JACOBS, having qualified as Executrix of the Estate of WILBERT JACOBS (14-E-16), deceased, late of Columbus County, NC, this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned Executor within three (3) months from the date of the first publication of this Notice, at Byrd & Etheridge, PLLC, Attorneys, PO Box 485, Whiteville, NC 28472, or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned Executor. This the 21st day of July 2014. TONYA JACOBS A/K/A TONIA JACOBS Executrix of the Estate of Wilbert Jacobs 2542 Spring Oakes Way Raleigh, NC 27614 C/O Tabitha Etheridge, Byrd & Etheridge, PLLC, Attorneys PO Box 485 Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: (910) 642-2258 July 21, 28 August 4, 11


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY The undersigned, LEONA W. HOWARD, having qualified as Executrix of the Estate of WILLIAM TELPHIA HOWARD, JR., deceased, late of Columbus County, NC, this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned Executrix on or before October 2, 2014 at Powell & Powell, Attorneys, PO Box 428, Whiteville, NC 28472, or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned Executrix. This the 26th day of June, 2014. LEONA W. HOWARD Executrix PO Box 432 Riegelwood, NC 28456 c/o J. Coburn Powell Powell & Powell, Attorneys PO Box 428 Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: (910) 642-2728 June 30, July 7, 14, 21, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA 14-E-228 COUNTY OF COLUMBUS The undersigned, BRADLEY D. WALKER, has qualified as Administrator of the Estate of HAROLD D. WALKER, late of Columbus County, and this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned on or before October 6, 2014 pursuant to North Carolina General Statute 28A-14-1, or this notice shall be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned at the following address: This the 7th day of July, 2014. BRADLEY D. WALKER 601 S. BROWN STREET CHADBOURN, NC 28472 C. Greg Williamson Williamson, Walton & Scott, LLP Attorneys at Law P.O. Box 1467 Whiteville, NC 28472 July 7, 14, 21, 28, 2014

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Thursday, July 17, 2014

700 – Legals

Notice of Foreclosure Sale
14 SP 15 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made by Jamie Rooks and Emmanuel Mindo Rooks (PRESENT RECORD OWNER(S): Jamie W. Rooks and Emmanuel M. Rooks) to Trustee Services of Carolina, Trustee(s), dated the 25th day of September, 2009, and recorded in Book 970, Page 521, in Columbus County Registry, North Carolina, default having been made in the payment of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by an instrument duly recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Columbus County, North Carolina and the holder of the note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door in the City of Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina, or the customary location designated for foreclosure sales, at 1:30 PM on July 22, 2014 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following real estate situated in the Township of Whiteville, in the County of Columbus, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: ALL that parcel of land in Township of Whiteville, Columbus County, State of North Carolina, being known and designated as being Lot No. Twelve (12) in High Lands Subdivision, according to a survey and plat made by Billy M. Duncan, Surveyor, dated 6 November, 1973 and recorded in Plat Book 22, Columbus County Registry. Reference is hereby made to said plat referred to above and hereby incorporated herein and made a part of this description. Together with improvements located thereon; said property being located at 68 East Dasher Street, Whiteville, North Carolina. By fee simple deed from Jerome A. Rooks and Barbara C. Rooks, married as set forth in Book 755, Page 918 dated 09/30/2003 and recorded 10/06/2003, Columbus County Records, State of North Carolina. Trustee may, in the Trustee’s sole discretion, delay the sale for up to one hour as provided in NCGS ¤45-21.23. Should the property be purchased by a third party, that party must pay the excise tax, as well as the court costs of Forty-Five Cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by NCGS ¤7A-308(a)(1). The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust/security agreement, or both, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either the Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold subject to all taxes, special assessments, and prior liens or encumbrances of record and any recorded releases. Said property is also being sold subject to applicable Federal and State laws. A cash deposit or cashier’s check (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. If the trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the trustee, in their sole discretion, if they believe the challenge to have merit, may request the court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. THE PURPOSE OF THIS COMMUNICATION IS TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE, except as stated below in the instance of bankruptcy protection. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE PROTECTION OF THE BANKRUPTCY COURT OR HAVE BEEN DISCHARGED AS A RESULT OF A BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDING, THIS NOTICE IS GIVEN TO YOU PURSUANT TO STATUTORY REQUIREMENT AND FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES AND IS NOT INTENDED AS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT OR AS AN ACT TO COLLECT, ASSESS, OR RECOVER ALL OR ANY PORTION OF THE DEBT FROM YOU PERSONALLY. SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE SERVICES, INC. SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE BY: Attorney at Law Hutchens Law Firm Attorneys for Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. P.O. Box 1028 4317 Ramsey Street Fayetteville, North Carolina 28311 https://sales.hutchenslawfirm.com Case No: 1128542 (FC.FAY) July 10, 17, 2014


Notice of Foreclosure Sale
FILE NO. 13-SP-264 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Richard C. Walley to James G. Graham, Trustee, dated April 10, 2007 and recorded in Book 889, at Page 570 in the Columbus County Registry, Whiteville, North Carolina, default having been made in the payment of the Note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust, and the undersigned having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by instrument duly recorded in the office of the Register of Deeds of the aforesaid county, and the Holder of the Note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door in the City of Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina, on July 23, 2014, at 12:00 p.m. and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following real estate: Generally described as certain real property, with any and all improvements thereon, located in Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Lying and being in Whiteville Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being all of Lot 16 containing 1.00 acre, more or less, and as set forth and delineated upon a plat of survey for W. D. King and wife, Pearl King dated September 23, 2006 by Billy M. Duncan, P.L.S., a copy of which plat is recorded in Book 869, Page 241, Columbus County Registry, and is incorporated by reference for further particularity of description. Being the same property conveyed to W. D. King and wife, Annie Peal King by deed recorded in Book 869, Page 238, Columbus County Registry. This conveyance is made subject to a permanent perpetual right of way easement over and along the westernmost 25 feet of the above described lot, as being the portion thereof lying within the 50 foot right of way of Larilin Street as set forth and delineated upon the hereinabove referenced plat. This right of way easement is excepted, retained and reserved for the general use and benefit of other lands of the Grantor including all the lots and land adjacent to Larilin Street as delineated o maps thereof and all lands provided access by said Larilin Street. The right of way easement reserved is a perpetual right of way easement for ingress, egress, and regress to and from US Highway 701 and to provide utilities and services of all reasonable kinds for the lands serviced by said easement. This conveyance is made subject to a permanent 10′ wide drainage easement running along the southern line of subject tract, said easement area being a portion of a 20′ wide drainage easement described in the [on the] attached survey. Passing with this conveyance is a right of way easement over and along the 50 foot right of way of Larilin Street as set forth and delineated on the hereinabove referred to plat. Said right of way easement is a permanent, non-exclusive right of way easement for ingress, egress, and regress to and from US Highway 701 and the hereinabove described principal tract. Said easement is also for the installation and transmission of all reasonable utilities necessary for the beneficial use of subject tract. Said easement is appurtenant to the above described lot and shall pass therewith. This property is subject to 701 N. Property Residential Restrictions as recorded in Book 728, Page 872, Columbus County Registry and Amendment to Restrictions recorded in Book 818, Page 269, Columbus County Registry. Together with all additional rights, title, and interests of Grantor conveyed and described in the Deed of Trust recorded in Book 889, at Page 570 in the office of the Register of Deeds of Columbus County. This is the same property described in the Deed of Trust recorded in Book 889, at Page 570 in the office of the Register of Deeds of Columbus County. The current property owner is Richard Charles Walley (a/k/a Richard C. Walley). The sale is made subject to all taxes (including but not limited to any applicable transfer taxes), special and homeowners’ association assessments, and prior liens or encumbrances of record against the said property, unrecorded mechanics’ and materialmen’s liens, and any recorded releases. The property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Foreclosure Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS, AND WITH ALL FAULTS.” Neither the Substitute Trustee nor the Holder of the Note secured by the Deed of Trust/Security Agreement, or both, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representatives of either the Substitute Trustee or the Holder of the Note make any representation of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. To the extent not inconsistent with the terms of the Deed of Trust, the Substitute Trustee reserves the right to offer the property for sale as a whole or in such parts or parcels thereof as are separately described in the Deed of Trust, or the Substitute Trustee may offer the property for sale by each method and sell the property by the method which produces the highest price. A cash deposit not to exceed the greater of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or Seven Hundred Fifty and No/100 Dollars ($750.00) may be required at the time of the sale. If no upset bid is filed within ten (10) days from the date the Report of Foreclosure Sale is filed, a Trustee’s Deed will be tendered to the highest bidder. Any successful bidder shall be required to tender the full balance of the purchase price so bid in cash or certified funds at the time the Substitute Trustee tenders to him a Trustee’s Deed for the property or attempts to tender such deed, and should said successful bidder fail to pay the full balance purchase price so bid at that time, he may remain liable on his bid as provided for in N.C. Gen. Stat. ¤¤ 45-21.30(d) and (e). In addition to the purchase price so bid any successful bidder will also be responsible for payment of revenue stamps and other costs of closing the sale. An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to N.C. Gen. Stat. ¤ 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the Clerk of Superior Court of the county in which the property is sold. In accordance with N.C. Gen. Stat. ¤ 45-21.16A(b), in the event that this Notice of Foreclosure Sale relates to residential real property with less than 15 rental units, any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. This the 24th day of June, 2014. Kimberly Elizabeth Lee Attorney for WASLAW, LLC Substitute Trustee Post Office Box 8088 Greenville, NC 27835-8088 Telephone: 252.215.4000 July 10, 17, 2014


Notice of Service of Process by Publication
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE COUNTY OF COLUMBUS DISTRICT COURT DIVISION FILE NO.: 14 CVD 0522 NED GIBSON, Plaintiff, vs.”” MISTI M. GIBSON,”” Defendant. TO: MISTI M. GIBSON TAKE NOTICE that an action of Compliant has been filed against you in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Columbus County, Whiteville, North Carolina, on April 30, 2014 in the above-entitled action. The nature of the relief being sought is for Complaint for Absolute Divorce. You are required to make defense to such pleading no later than August 21, 2014, and upon your failure to do so the party seeking relief against you will apply to the Court for relief sought. This the 10th day of July, 2014 By: Will M. Callihan, Jr. THE MCGOUGAN LAW FIRM ATTORNEY FOR THE PLAINTIFF POST OFFICE BOX 1319 WHITEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA 28472 TELEPHONE NO. 910-640-1485 July 10, 17, 24, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION File No.: 14-E-272 Having qualified as Executrix of the estate of Bonnie Smith Ensley, deceased, late of Columbus County, the undersigned hereby notifies all persons having claims against said deceased to present said claims to her on or before Wednesday, October 15, 2014 or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned. This 10th day of July, 2014. Jennifer Ensley Meekins 1001 Pinckney Street Whiteville, NC 28472 Fred C. Meekins, Jr., Attorney for the Estate of Bonnie Smith Ensley P.O. Box 68 Whiteville, NC 28472 910-642-8080 July 10, 17, 24, 31, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS OF LEE VICK CONNOR, JR. Joanette Connor, having qualified as Executrix of the Estate of LEE VICK CONNOR, JR., late of 155 Connor Road. Delco, NC, 28436, the undersigned does hereby notify all persons, finns and corporations having claims against the estate of said decedent to exhibit them to the undersigned at 1553 Hawthorne Road, Wilmington, NC, 28403, on or before October 10, 2014, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of recovery. All persons, finns and corporations indebted to the said estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned. This the 8th day of July, 2014. Joanette Connor, Executrix of the Estate of LEE VICK CONNOR, JR. Douglas W. Baxley Attorney for the Executrix BaxleySmithwick PLLC P. O. Box 36 Shallotte, NC 28459 (910) 754-6582 July 10, 17, 24, 31,2014.


NOTICE TO CREDITORS
Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Jervin Brown, deceased, of Columbus County, State of North Carolina, the undersigned does pursuant to North Carolina General Statute ¤ 28A-14-1 hereby notify all persons, firms, associations or corporations having claims against the estate of the said decedent to present them to the undersigned on or before the 15th day of October, 2014, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, associations or corporations indebted to the said estate will please make payment immediately. This the 15th day of July, 2014. Chnita Brown Godwin Administratrix of the Estate of Jervin Brown JAMES E. HILL, JR. PLLC Attorneys at Law 109 Courthouse Square Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: 910-642-8136 July 17, 24, 31 & August 7


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified on the 23rd day of June, 2014, as Executor Of The Estate Of James Trenton Elderdice, deceased, of Columbus County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the decedent or said Estate to present them to the undersigned within three (3) months from the date of the first publication of this Notice, or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of any recovery. Please direct all claims to the attention of Audrey Lynn Thompson, Executor, Estate Of James Trenton Elderdice, 411 River Road, Tabor City, North Carolina 28463. All persons indebted to said Estate are hereby requested to make immediate payment thereto. This the 23rd day of June, 2014. AUDREY LYNN THOMPSON, Executor of the estate of James Trenton Elderdice 411 River Road Tabor City, North Carolina 28463 T. SCOTT SESSIONS, Attorney For The Estate Of James Trenton Elderdice The McGougan Law Firm 130 Jefferson Street Whiteville, North Carolina 28472 June 26, July 3, 10, 17, 2014


Time Warner Cable
Time Warner Cable’s agreements with programmers and broadcasters to carry their services and stations routinely expire from time to time. We are usually able to obtain renewals or extensions of such agreements, but in order to comply with applicable regulations, we must inform you when an agreement is about to expire. The following agreements are due to expire soon, and we may be required to cease carriage of one or more of these services/stations in the near future: Azteca America, Gol TV (SD & HD), NHL Network (SD & HD), NHL Center Ice (SD & HD), Nuvo TV, Youtoo, Outdoor Channel (SD & HD), Jewelry TV (SD & HD), RFD HD, FearNet (SD & HD). In addition, from time to time we make certain changes in the services that we offer in order to better serve our customers. The following changes are planned: Time Warner Cable may cease carriage of NuvoTV. On a future date to be determined in July or August, the following channels will be made available with a subscription to Sports Pass: Pac-12 Los Angeles channel 376, Pac-12 Arizona channel 377, Pac-12 Washington channel 378, Pac-12 Oregon channel 379, Pac-12 Mountain channel 380 and Pac-12 Bay Area channel 381. Starz will offer a free preview August 8-10, 2014. It is available to all digital subscribers and may contain PG, PG-13, TV-14, TV-MA and R rated programs. To find out how to block this preview and for more parental control information, visit twc.com or call 800-892-2253. The new services listed below cannot be accessed on CableCARD-equipped Unidirectional Digital Cable Products purchased at retail without additional, two-way capable equipment: Pac-12 Los Angeles channel 376, Pac-12 Arizona channel 377, Pac-12 Washington channel 378, Pac-12 Oregon channel 379, Pac-12 Mountain channel 380 and Pac-12 Bay Area channel 381. For more information about your local channel line-up, visit www.twc.com/programmingnotices. July 17, 2014.

Monday, July 14, 2014

700 – Legals

Notice of Substitute Trustee’s Foreclosure Sale of Real Property\expndtw0
14-SP-83 Under and by virtue of the power and authority contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed and delivered by Juanita Dubose Livingston and Uyless D. Livingston, dated August 26, 2008 and recorded on August 27, 2008 in Book No. RB 939 at Page 903-910 in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Columbus County, North Carolina; and because of default in the payment of the indebtedness secured thereby and failure to carry out and perform the stipulations and agreements contained therein and, pursuant to demand of the holder of the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will place for sale, at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash at the usual place of sale at Columbus County Courthouse, Whiteville, North Carolina on July 17, 2014 at 10:30 AM that parcel of land, including improvements thereon, situated, lying and being in the City of Whiteville, County of Columbus, State of North Carolina, and being more particularly described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. Address of property: 77 Glenwood Trail, Whiteville, NC 28472. Tax Parcel ID: 110734 Present Record Owners: Uyless D. Livingston. The terms of the sale are that the real property hereinbefore described will be sold for cash to the highest bidder. A deposit of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, is required and must be tendered in the form of certified funds at the time of the sale. The successful bidder shall be required to pay revenue stamps on the Trustee’s Deed, any Land Transfer Tax and costs of recording the Trustee’s Deed. The real property hereinabove described is being offered for sale “AS IS, WHERE IS” and will be sold subject to all superior liens, unpaid taxes, and special assessments. Other conditions will be announced at the sale. The sale will be held open for ten (10) days for upset bids as by law required. If for any reason the Trustee is unable to convey title to this property or the sale is set aside, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Furthermore, if the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the Trustee, in its sole discretion, if it believes the challenge to have merit, may declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. In either event the purchaser will have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, the Mortgagee’s attorney or the Trustee. Additional Notice Where the Real Property is Residential With Less Than 15 Rental Units: An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a bona fide lease or tenancy may have additional rights pursuant to Title VII of 5.896 – Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act which became effective on May 20, 2009. Rogers Townsend & Thomas, PC, Substitute Trustee 803-744-4444, 113470-01448 P1100016 July 7, 14, 2014


NOTICE OF CREDITORS State of North Carolina County of Columbus In The General Court of Justice Superior Court Division File No.: 14E193 In The Matter of The Estate of Kathleen Smith Having qualified as Administrator of the estate of KATHLEEN SMITH, deceased, late of Columbus County, North Carolina, the undersigned hereby notifies all persons having claims against the estate of said decedent to present them to it on or before the 1st day of October, 2014, or this notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate will please make immediate payment. This the 30th day of June, 2014 Jason Gainey 13100 Brookmeade Drive Manassas, VA 20112 Telephone: 703-585-5886 Administrator of the estate of KATHLEEN SMITH, deceased Matthew J. Tedder Attorney for the Estate 110 West Nance Street Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: 910-642-8147 June 30, July 7, 14, 21, 2014


Notice of Foreclosure Sale
13 SP 109 NORTH CAROLINA, COLUMBUS COUNTY Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Eula Mae Bass to James R. Manion, III, Trustee(s), which was dated August 16, 2001 and recorded on August 20, 2001 in Book 661 at Page 173, Columbus County Registry, North Carolina. Default having been made of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC, having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust, and the holder of the note evidencing said default having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door of the county courthouse where the property is located, or the usual and customary location at the county courthouse for conducting the sale on July 22, 2014 at 11:30AM, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following described property situated in Columbus County, North Carolina, to wit: Attached to and made part of a Deed of Trust from Eula Mae Bass to James R. Manion, III, Trustee for Greenpoint Mortgage Funding, Inc. dated August 16, 2001. LYING AND BEING in Chadbourn Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, containing 0.86 acre, more or less. BEGINNING at an iron pipe in the Eastern line of N.C.S.R 1005, said iron pipe being the Northwest corner of the Kathleen B. Packer lot (Book 283, Page 194, Columbus County Registry), said Beginning point also being South 87 degrees 30 minutes East 30.73 feet from a PK nail in the centerline of S.R. 1005, said PK nail being North 13 degrees 25 minutes East 575.5 feet from a nail and cap in the intersection of the centerlines of S.R. 1005 and S.R. 1582; thence from the point of Beginning South 87 degrees 30 minutes East 132 feet to an iron pipe in the Northeast corner of the Packer lot; thence South 13 degrees 30 minutes West 99 feet, the Southeast corner of the Packer lot to an iron pipe; thence North 67 degrees 07 minutes East 129.95 feet to an iron pipe; thence North 9 degrees 03 minutes East 149.19 feet to an iron pipe; thence North 74 degrees 48 minutes West 222.9 feet to an iron pipe in the Eastern line of S.R. 1005; thence along the said right-of-way line South 13 degrees 25 minutes West 158.43 feet to the point of Beginning. The above being a part of the lands described in Book 207, page 638, Columbus County Registry, and containing 0.86 acres, more or less. Being the same tract conveyed to Eula Mae Bass by Deed from Michael A. Adams and wife, Karen Adams, recorded in Deed Book 336, Page 763, Columbus County Registry. Save and except any releases, deeds of release or prior conveyances of record. Said property is commonly known as 7507 Peacock Road, Chadbourne, NC 28431. THIRD PARTY PURCHASERS MUST PAY THE EXCISE TAX, AND THE COURT COSTS OF FORTY-FIVE CENTS (45¢) PER ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100.00) PURSUANT TO NCGS 7A-308(a)(1). A cash deposit (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts are immediately due and owing. Said property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS WHERE IS.” There are no representations of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale. This sale is made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, any unpaid land transfer taxes, special assessments, easements, rights of way, deeds of release, and any other encumbrances or exceptions of record. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the current owner(s) of the property is/are Pamela M. Adams and Eula Mae Bass. An Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. If the trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the trustee, in their sole discretion, if they believe the challenge to have merit, may request the court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC Substitute Trustee Brock & Scott, PLLC Attorneys for Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC 5431 Oleander Drive Suite 200 Wilmington, NC 28403 PHONE: (910) 392-4988 FAX: (910) 392-8587 File No.: 11-31733-FC01 July 7, 14, 2014


Notice of Sale
IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE OF NORTH CAROLINA SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION COLUMBUS COUNTY 12SP214 IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF A DEED OF TRUST EXECUTED BY JUNIOR WILLIAM PITTMAN AND ANZALENE PITTMAN DATED MARCH 18, 2002 AND RECORDED IN BOOK 685 AT PAGE 223-237 IN THE COLUMBUS COUNTY PUBLIC REGISTRY, NORTH CAROLINA Under and by virtue of the power and authority contained in the above-referenced deed of trust and because of default in the payment of the secured indebtedness and failure to perform the stipulation and agreements therein contained and, pursuant to demand of the owner and holder of the secured debt, the undersigned substitute trustee will expose for sale at public auction to the highest bidder for cash at the usual place of sale at the county courthouse of said county at 2:00PM on July 21, 2014 the following described real estate and any other improvements which may be situated thereon, in Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: BEGINNING at an iron pipe in the Western right of way of SR 1003 (Silver Spoon Road), said point being 2162.41 feet Northeasterly along the center line of SR 1003 from its intersection with SR 1574 and 30 feet from center, and running thence from the beginning North 23 degrees 37 minutes West 208.71 feet to an iron pipe; thence South 68 degrees 23 minutes West, 208.71 feet; thence South 23 degrees 37 minutes East, 208.71 feet; thence North 68 degrees 23 minutes East, 208.71 feet with the right of way of SR 1003 to the Beginning, and containing 1 acre. This being a portion of the land conveyed by deed to James C. Turner and wife, Ethel Turner on 13 July, 1927 and recorded in Book 132, Page 139, in the Office of the Columbus County Register of Deeds. LESS AND EXCEPT that 0.26 acre tract of land conveyed in deed dated October, 1988 from Junious W. Pittman and wife, Anzalene Pittman to Derneck L. Pittman and wife, Barbara Gayle Pittman, recorded in Deed Book 397, Page 444, Columbus County Registry. And Being more commonly known as: 393 Silver Spoon Rd, Evergreen, NC 28438 The record owner(s) of the property, as reflected on the records of the Register of Deeds, is/are Anzalene Pittman. The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale. Any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. This sale is made subject to all prior liens and encumbrances, and unpaid taxes and assessments including but not limited to any transfer tax associated with the foreclosure. A deposit of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, is required and must be tendered in the form of certified funds at the time of the sale. This sale will be held open ten days for upset bids as required by law. Following the expiration of the statutory upset period, all remaining amounts are IMMEDIATELY DUE AND OWING. Failure to remit funds in a timely manner will result in a Declaration of Default and any deposit will be frozen pending the outcome of any re-sale. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, the Substitute Trustee or the attorney of any of the foregoing. SPECIAL NOTICE FOR LEASEHOLD TENANTS: If you are a tenant residing in the property, be advised that an Order for Possession of the property may be issued in favor of the purchaser. Also, if your lease began or was renewed on or after October 1, 2007, be advised that you may terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days written notice to the landlord. You may be liable for rent due under the agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. The date of this Notice is June 19, 2014. Grady I. Ingle or Elizabeth B. Ells Substitute Trustee 10130 Perimeter Parkway, Suite 400 Charlotte, NC 28216 (704) 333-8107 http://shapiroattorneys.com/nc/ 10-000259 July 7, 14, 2014


Notice of Sale
Southeast Properties of Whiteville, 513 Fair Bluff Rd. Tabor City, N.C. 28463 will hold a public sale to dispose of various items of personal property, pursuant to the assertion of lien for rental at this storage facility. The sale will be conducted at the following storage facility location: Southeast Properties 513 Fair Bluff Road Tabor City, N.C. 28463 DATE OF SALE: August 2, 2014 TIME OF SALE: 9:00am Unit # 17 Shana D McClain Unit # 11 Deloris Burgess Unit # 6 John T Skinner Posted this the 14th July, 2014 Southeast Properties of Whiteville July 14, 21, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY The undersigned, TONYA JACOBS A/K/A TONIA JACOBS, having qualified as Executor of the Estate of WILBERT JACOBS (14-E-16), deceased, late of Columbus County, NC, this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned Executor at Byrd & Etheridge, PLLC, Attorneys, PO Box 485, Whiteville, NC 28472, or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned Executor. This the 7th day of July 2014. TONYA JACOBS A/K/A TONIA JACOBS Executor of the Estate of Wilbert Jacobs 2542 Spring Oakes Way Raleigh, NC 27614 c/o Tabitha Etheridge, Byrd & Etheridge, PLLC, Attorneys PO Box 485 Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: (910) 642-2258 July 7, 14, 21, 28, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Executrix of the estate of Calvin Willis Williams, deceased, late of Columbus County, the undersigned hereby notifies all persons having claims against the estate of said decedent to present them to the undersigned within three (3) months from the date of the first publication, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate will please make immediate payment. This the 23rd day of June, 2014. Paula W. Tyson, Executrix of the estate of Calvin Willis Williams, 3672 Privette Road Matthew, NC 28104 June 23, 30, July 7, 14 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY The undersigned, LEONA W. HOWARD, having qualified as Executrix of the Estate of WILLIAM TELPHIA HOWARD, JR., deceased, late of Columbus County, NC, this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned Executrix on or before October 2, 2014 at Powell & Powell, Attorneys, PO Box 428, Whiteville, NC 28472, or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned Executrix. This the 26th day of June, 2014. LEONA W. HOWARD Executrix PO Box 432 Riegelwood, NC 28456 c/o J. Coburn Powell Powell & Powell, Attorneys PO Box 428 Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: (910) 642-2728 June 30, July 7, 14, 21, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA 14-E-228 COUNTY OF COLUMBUS The undersigned, BRADLEY D. WALKER, has qualified as Administrator of the Estate of HAROLD D. WALKER, late of Columbus County, and this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned on or before October 6, 2014 pursuant to North Carolina General Statute 28A-14-1, or this notice shall be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned at the following address: This the 7th day of July, 2014. BRADLEY D. WALKER 601 S. BROWN STREET CHADBOURN, NC 28472 C. Greg Williamson Williamson, Walton & Scott, LLP Attorneys at Law P.O. Box 1467 Whiteville, NC 28472 July 7, 14, 21, 28, 2014


Thursday, July 10, 2014

700 – Legals

Amended Notice of Foreclosure Sale
13 SP 47 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made by Spencer T. Wilson and Peggy Wilson to Jeff Graves, Trustee(s), dated the 21st day of November, 2000, and recorded in Book 636, Page 172, and Re-recorded in Book 640, Page 5, in Columbus County Registry, North Carolina, default having been made in the payment of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by an instrument duly recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Columbus County, North Carolina and the holder of the note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door in the City of Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina, or the customary location designated for foreclosure sales, at 1:30 PM on July 15, 2014 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following real estate situated in the County of Columbus, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: All that certain tract of land, containing 0.37 acres, more or less, in Tatum Township, Columbus County, North Carolina; bounded now or formerly by lands owned by and/or in the possession of persons as follows: on the North by Clegg Williamson and a farm road known as the Backwoods of Sandhill Road, on the East and South by Douglas C. Williamson and on the West by NC Highway 242; said tract of land lying approximately 1.0 miles South from the intersection of U.S. Highway 74 and NC Highway 242, and being more specifically described as follows: To locate the point and place of beginning start at a nail in the centerline of the N.C. Highway 242 located over the center of an 18inch culvert, said culvert being located 1.2 miles south of the intersection of N.C. Highway 242 and U.S. Highway 74, and running thence from said nail North 29 degrees 10 minutes East 714.9 feet to an iron stake; thence North 7 degrees 04 minutes East 243.6 feet to an iron stake; thence North 5 degrees 05 minutes West 198.6 feet to an iron stake; thence North 8 degrees 49 minutes West 123.8 feet to an iron stake located in the eastern right of way of N.C. Highway 242 and in the southern edge of the Backwoods or Sandhill Road; this being the point and place of beginning; thence from said point and place of beginning, and with the southern margin of said road South 79 degrees 45 minutes East 169.7 feet to an iron stake; thence South 16 degrees 24 minutes West 103.43 feet to an iron stake; thence North 86 degrees 39 minutes West 118.8 feet to an iron stake in the eastern margin of US highway 242 thence with the eastern margin of said highway North 8 degrees 49 minutes West 123.8 feet to the point and place of beginning containing 0.37 acres, more or less. This being the same tract of land as described according to a plat of a survey prepared by Stuart Gooden, R.L.S., 28th day of April 1981, recorded in Plat Book 31, Page 22, Columbus County Registry, reference to which is made for a more particular description. Together with improvements located thereon; said property being located at 4452 Haynes Lennon Highway, Chadbourn, North Carolina. Parcel# 23182 Trustee may, in the Trustee’s sole discretion, delay the sale for up to one hour as provided in NCGS ¤45-21.23. Should the property be purchased by a third party, that party must pay the excise tax, as well as the court costs of Forty-Five Cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by NCGS ¤7A-308(a)(1). The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust/security agreement, or both, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either the Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold subject to all taxes, special assessments, and prior liens or encumbrances of record and any recorded releases. Said property is also being sold subject to applicable Federal and State laws. A cash deposit or cashier’s check (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. If the trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the trustee, in their sole discretion, if they believe the challenge to have merit, may request the court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. THE PURPOSE OF THIS COMMUNICATION IS TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE, except as stated below in the instance of bankruptcy protection. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE PROTECTION OF THE BANKRUPTCY COURT OR HAVE BEEN DISCHARGED AS A RESULT OF A BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDING, THIS NOTICE IS GIVEN TO YOU PURSUANT TO STATUTORY REQUIREMENT AND FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES AND IS NOT INTENDED AS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT OR AS AN ACT TO COLLECT, ASSESS, OR RECOVER ALL OR ANY PORTION OF THE DEBT FROM YOU PERSONALLY. SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE SERVICES, INC. SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE BY: Attorney at Law Hutchens Law Firm Attorneys for Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. P.O. Box 12497, Charlotte, NC 28220 https://sales.hutchenslawfirm.com Case No: 1105769 (FC.CH) July 3, 10, 2014


Amended Notice of Foreclosure Sale
13 SP 183 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made by Charles A. Stancil and wife, Diana L. Stancil (PRESENT RECORD OWNER(S): Charles A. Stancil) to The McGougan Law Firm, Trustee(s), dated the 24th day of March, 2004, and recorded in Book 775, Page 518, in Columbus County Registry, North Carolina, default having been made in the payment of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by an instrument duly recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Columbus County, North Carolina and the holder of the note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door in the City of Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina, or the customary location designated for foreclosure sales, at 1:30 PM on July 15, 2014 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following real estate situated in the County of Columbus, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: TRACT ONE: Beginning at a R.B.A. light pole on West side of Welches Creek Road at Richard O. Newton Northeast corner, running thence South 75 degrees West 210 feet to Richard O. Newton corner; thence North 7 degrees West 210 feet to a stake and pointers; thence North 75 degrees East 210 feet to center of Welches Creek Road; thence South 7 degrees East 210 feet to the beginning corner; containing one acre, more or less; and being same as surveyed by Neal Shipman, Surveyor, in June, 1952. For chain of title, reference is made to Deed recorded in Deed Book 191, page 554. TRACT TWO: Beginning at the third R.E.A. pole from W. G. Hayes line, and 30 feet from the center of Welches Creek road; running thence South 75 degrees West 210 feet to a stake and pointers; thence South 7 degrees 30 minutes East 210 feet to a stake and pointers; thence North 75 degrees East 210 feet to the Welches Creek road; thence with said road (about North 7 degrees 30 minutes West) 210 feet to the beginning corner. Being the same land described in deed dated 10 June, 1954, from Richard O. Newton and wife, Anna C. Newton, to W.J. Barefoot, registered in Book 199, page 264, Columbus County Registry. For further chain of title, reference is made to Deed recorded in Deed Book 208, Page 12, Columbus County Registry. TRACT THREE AND FOUR: All of those parcels of land shown as 0.72 acre tract and a 0.73 acre tract and known as Tract Nos. 3 and 4 respectively on the at survey plat entitled “Plat for Charles A. Stancil and wife, Genevieve C. Stancil” dated November 13, 1997 by Billy M. Duncan, R. L.S. Said Plat is recorded in Deed Book 544 at page 634 of the Columbus County Registry and incorporated herein and made a part hereof by reference for more particularly of description. Together with improvements thereon, said property located at 102 Angelo Circle, Whiteville, NC 28472. Parcel ID 27293 82561. Trustee may, in the Trustee’s sole discretion, delay the sale for up to one hour as provided in NCGS ¤45-21.23. Should the property be purchased by a third party, that party must pay the excise tax, as well as the court costs of Forty-Five Cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by NCGS ¤7A-308(a)(1). The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust/security agreement, or both, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either the Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold subject to all taxes, special assessments, and prior liens or encumbrances of record and any recorded releases. Said property is also being sold subject to applicable Federal and State laws. A cash deposit or cashier’s check (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. If the trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the trustee, in their sole discretion, if they believe the challenge to have merit, may request the court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. THE PURPOSE OF THIS COMMUNICATION IS TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE, except as stated below in the instance of bankruptcy protection. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE PROTECTION OF THE BANKRUPTCY COURT OR HAVE BEEN DISCHARGED AS A RESULT OF A BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDING, THIS NOTICE IS GIVEN TO YOU PURSUANT TO STATUTORY REQUIREMENT AND FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES AND IS NOT INTENDED AS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT OR AS AN ACT TO COLLECT, ASSESS, OR RECOVER ALL OR ANY PORTION OF THE DEBT FROM YOU PERSONALLY.”” SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE SERVICES, INC. SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE BY: Attorney at Law Hutchens Law Firm Attorneys for Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. P.O. Box 12497 Charlotte, NC 28220 https://sales.hutchenslawfirm.com Case No: 1111929 (FC.CH) July 3, 10, 2014


Notice of Foreclosure Sale
14 SP 15 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made by Jamie Rooks and Emmanuel Mindo Rooks (PRESENT RECORD OWNER(S): Jamie W. Rooks and Emmanuel M. Rooks) to Trustee Services of Carolina, Trustee(s), dated the 25th day of September, 2009, and recorded in Book 970, Page 521, in Columbus County Registry, North Carolina, default having been made in the payment of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by an instrument duly recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Columbus County, North Carolina and the holder of the note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door in the City of Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina, or the customary location designated for foreclosure sales, at 1:30 PM on July 22, 2014 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following real estate situated in the Township of Whiteville, in the County of Columbus, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: ALL that parcel of land in Township of Whiteville, Columbus County, State of North Carolina, being known and designated as being Lot No. Twelve (12) in High Lands Subdivision, according to a survey and plat made by Billy M. Duncan, Surveyor, dated 6 November, 1973 and recorded in Plat Book 22, Columbus County Registry. Reference is hereby made to said plat referred to above and hereby incorporated herein and made a part of this description. Together with improvements located thereon; said property being located at 68 East Dasher Street, Whiteville, North Carolina. By fee simple deed from Jerome A. Rooks and Barbara C. Rooks, married as set forth in Book 755, Page 918 dated 09/30/2003 and recorded 10/06/2003, Columbus County Records, State of North Carolina. Trustee may, in the Trustee’s sole discretion, delay the sale for up to one hour as provided in NCGS ¤45-21.23. Should the property be purchased by a third party, that party must pay the excise tax, as well as the court costs of Forty-Five Cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by NCGS ¤7A-308(a)(1). The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust/security agreement, or both, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either the Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold subject to all taxes, special assessments, and prior liens or encumbrances of record and any recorded releases. Said property is also being sold subject to applicable Federal and State laws. A cash deposit or cashier’s check (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. If the trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the trustee, in their sole discretion, if they believe the challenge to have merit, may request the court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. THE PURPOSE OF THIS COMMUNICATION IS TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE, except as stated below in the instance of bankruptcy protection. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE PROTECTION OF THE BANKRUPTCY COURT OR HAVE BEEN DISCHARGED AS A RESULT OF A BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDING, THIS NOTICE IS GIVEN TO YOU PURSUANT TO STATUTORY REQUIREMENT AND FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES AND IS NOT INTENDED AS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT OR AS AN ACT TO COLLECT, ASSESS, OR RECOVER ALL OR ANY PORTION OF THE DEBT FROM YOU PERSONALLY. SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE SERVICES, INC. SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE BY: Attorney at Law Hutchens Law Firm Attorneys for Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. P.O. Box 1028 4317 Ramsey Street Fayetteville, North Carolina 28311 https://sales.hutchenslawfirm.com Case No: 1128542 (FC.FAY) July 10, 17, 2014


Notice of Foreclosure Sale
FILE NO. 13-SP-264 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Richard C. Walley to James G. Graham, Trustee, dated April 10, 2007 and recorded in Book 889, at Page 570 in the Columbus County Registry, Whiteville, North Carolina, default having been made in the payment of the Note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust, and the undersigned having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by instrument duly recorded in the office of the Register of Deeds of the aforesaid county, and the Holder of the Note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door in the City of Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina, on July 23, 2014, at 12:00 p.m. and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following real estate: Generally described as certain real property, with any and all improvements thereon, located in Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Lying and being in Whiteville Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being all of Lot 16 containing 1.00 acre, more or less, and as set forth and delineated upon a plat of survey for W. D. King and wife, Pearl King dated September 23, 2006 by Billy M. Duncan, P.L.S., a copy of which plat is recorded in Book 869, Page 241, Columbus County Registry, and is incorporated by reference for further particularity of description. Being the same property conveyed to W. D. King and wife, Annie Peal King by deed recorded in Book 869, Page 238, Columbus County Registry. This conveyance is made subject to a permanent perpetual right of way easement over and along the westernmost 25 feet of the above described lot, as being the portion thereof lying within the 50 foot right of way of Larilin Street as set forth and delineated upon the hereinabove referenced plat. This right of way easement is excepted, retained and reserved for the general use and benefit of other lands of the Grantor including all the lots and land adjacent to Larilin Street as delineated o maps thereof and all lands provided access by said Larilin Street. The right of way easement reserved is a perpetual right of way easement for ingress, egress, and regress to and from US Highway 701 and to provide utilities and services of all reasonable kinds for the lands serviced by said easement. This conveyance is made subject to a permanent 10′ wide drainage easement running along the southern line of subject tract, said easement area being a portion of a 20′ wide drainage easement described in the [on the] attached survey. Passing with this conveyance is a right of way easement over and along the 50 foot right of way of Larilin Street as set forth and delineated on the hereinabove referred to plat. Said right of way easement is a permanent, non-exclusive right of way easement for ingress, egress, and regress to and from US Highway 701 and the hereinabove described principal tract. Said easement is also for the installation and transmission of all reasonable utilities necessary for the beneficial use of subject tract. Said easement is appurtenant to the above described lot and shall pass therewith. This property is subject to 701 N. Property Residential Restrictions as recorded in Book 728, Page 872, Columbus County Registry and Amendment to Restrictions recorded in Book 818, Page 269, Columbus County Registry. Together with all additional rights, title, and interests of Grantor conveyed and described in the Deed of Trust recorded in Book 889, at Page 570 in the office of the Register of Deeds of Columbus County. This is the same property described in the Deed of Trust recorded in Book 889, at Page 570 in the office of the Register of Deeds of Columbus County. The current property owner is Richard Charles Walley (a/k/a Richard C. Walley). The sale is made subject to all taxes (including but not limited to any applicable transfer taxes), special and homeowners’ association assessments, and prior liens or encumbrances of record against the said property, unrecorded mechanics’ and materialmen’s liens, and any recorded releases. The property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Foreclosure Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS, AND WITH ALL FAULTS.” Neither the Substitute Trustee nor the Holder of the Note secured by the Deed of Trust/Security Agreement, or both, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representatives of either the Substitute Trustee or the Holder of the Note make any representation of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. To the extent not inconsistent with the terms of the Deed of Trust, the Substitute Trustee reserves the right to offer the property for sale as a whole or in such parts or parcels thereof as are separately described in the Deed of Trust, or the Substitute Trustee may offer the property for sale by each method and sell the property by the method which produces the highest price. A cash deposit not to exceed the greater of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or Seven Hundred Fifty and No/100 Dollars ($750.00) may be required at the time of the sale. If no upset bid is filed within ten (10) days from the date the Report of Foreclosure Sale is filed, a Trustee’s Deed will be tendered to the highest bidder. Any successful bidder shall be required to tender the full balance of the purchase price so bid in cash or certified funds at the time the Substitute Trustee tenders to him a Trustee’s Deed for the property or attempts to tender such deed, and should said successful bidder fail to pay the full balance purchase price so bid at that time, he may remain liable on his bid as provided for in N.C. Gen. Stat. ¤¤ 45-21.30(d) and (e). In addition to the purchase price so bid any successful bidder will also be responsible for payment of revenue stamps and other costs of closing the sale. An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to N.C. Gen. Stat. ¤ 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the Clerk of Superior Court of the county in which the property is sold. In accordance with N.C. Gen. Stat. ¤ 45-21.16A(b), in the event that this Notice of Foreclosure Sale relates to residential real property with less than 15 rental units, any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. This the 24th day of June, 2014. Kimberly Elizabeth Lee Attorney for WASLAW, LLC Substitute Trustee Post Office Box 8088 Greenville, NC 27835-8088 Telephone: 252.215.4000 July 10, 17, 2014


Notice of Sale
IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE OF NORTH CAROLINA SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION COLUMBUS COUNTY 14SP51 IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF A DEED OF TRUST EXECUTED BY WILLIE JOE SCARBOROUGH DATED DECEMBER 10, 2010 AND RECORDED IN BOOK 998 AT PAGE 837 IN THE COLUMBUS COUNTY PUBLIC REGISTRY, NORTH CAROLINA Under and by virtue of the power and authority contained in the above-referenced deed of trust and because of default in the payment of the secured indebtedness and failure to perform the stipulation and agreements therein contained and, pursuant to demand of the owner and holder of the secured debt, the undersigned substitute trustee will expose for sale at public auction to the highest bidder for cash at the usual place of sale at the county courthouse of said county at 10:00AM on July 17, 2014 the following described real estate and any other improvements which may be situated thereon, in Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: ALL THAT CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND IN WHITEVILLE TOWNSHIP COLUMBUS COUNTY, STATE OF NC, AS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED IN BOOK 303 PAGE 773 ID# 04505, BEING KNOWN AND DESIGNATED AS LOT 6 BLOCK 2 PINEWOOD SUBDIVISION, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 14, PAGE 16. And Being more commonly known as: 837 West Burkhead St, Whiteville, NC 28472 The record owner(s) of the property, as reflected on the records of the Register of Deeds, is/are The Heirs of Willie Joe Scarborough. The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale. Any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. This sale is made subject to all prior liens and encumbrances, and unpaid taxes and assessments including but not limited to any transfer tax associated with the foreclosure. A deposit of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, is required and must be tendered in the form of certified funds at the time of the sale. This sale will be held open ten days for upset bids as required by law. Following the expiration of the statutory upset period, all remaining amounts are IMMEDIATELY DUE AND OWING. Failure to remit funds in a timely manner will result in a Declaration of Default and any deposit will be frozen pending the outcome of any re-sale. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, the Substitute Trustee or the attorney of any of the foregoing. SPECIAL NOTICE FOR LEASEHOLD TENANTS: If you are a tenant residing in the property, be advised that an Order for Possession of the property may be issued in favor of the purchaser. Also, if your lease began or was renewed on or after October 1, 2007, be advised that you may terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days written notice to the landlord. You may be liable for rent due under the agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. The date of this Notice is June 26, 2014. Grady I. Ingle or Elizabeth B. Ells Substitute Trustee 10130 Perimeter Parkway, Suite 400 Charlotte, NC 28216 (704) 333-8107 http://shapiroattorneys.com/nc/ 14-058480 July 3, 10, 2014


Notice of Service of Process by Publication
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE COUNTY OF COLUMBUS DISTRICT COURT DIVISION FILE NO.: 14 CVD 0522 NED GIBSON, Plaintiff, vs.”” MISTI M. GIBSON,”” Defendant. TO: MISTI M. GIBSON TAKE NOTICE that an action of Compliant has been filed against you in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Columbus County, Whiteville, North Carolina, on April 30, 2014 in the above-entitled action. The nature of the relief being sought is for Complaint for Absolute Divorce. You are required to make defense to such pleading no later than August 21, 2014, and upon your failure to do so the party seeking relief against you will apply to the Court for relief sought. This the 10th day of July, 2014 By: Will M. Callihan, Jr. THE MCGOUGAN LAW FIRM ATTORNEY FOR THE PLAINTIFF POST OFFICE BOX 1319 WHITEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA 28472 TELEPHONE NO. 910-640-1485 July 10, 17, 24, 2014


Notice of Substitute Trustee’s Sale of Real Estate
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE COUNTY OF COLUMBUS 14 SP 31 In the Matter of the Foreclosure of the Deed of Trust of Gary R. Thompson and Paula S. Thompson to Kenneth W. Mabe, Trustee, dated July 17, 2008, recorded in Book 935, Page 876 as modified by “” Modification to Deed of Trust dated May 5, 2011, recorded in Book 1009, Page 409, Columbus County Registry Robbie B. Parker, Substitute Trustee See Substitution of Trustee recorded in Book 1078, Page 387 of the Columbus County Registry.”” Under and by virtue of the power and authority contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed and delivered by Gary R. Thompson and Paula S. Thompson, dated July 17, 2008 and recorded in Book 935 at Page 876 modified by Modification of Deed of Trust dated May 5, 2011, recorded in Book 1009 at Page 409 in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Columbus County, North Carolina (collectively the “Deed of Trust”), because of default in the failure to carry out or perform the stipulations and agreements therein contained, pursuant to the demand of the owner and holder of the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust and pursuant to the Order of the Clerk of Superior Court for Columbus County, North Carolina, entered in this foreclosure proceeding, the undersigned, Robbie B. Parker, Substitute Trustee, will expose for sale at public auction on the 17th day of July, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. on the steps of the Columbus County Courthouse, Whiteville, North Carolina, the real property (including any improvements thereon) with a property address of 510 Smyrna Road, Whiteville, NC 28472 and more particularly described in the Deed of Trust and on Exhibit 1 attached hereto which descriptions are incorporated by reference herein. This sale may be held up to one (1) hour after the sale time stated above. The real property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS”. Neither the Substitute Trustee nor the holder of the Note secured by the Deed of Trust being foreclosed or the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representatives of either the Substitute Trustee or the holder of the Note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the real property being offered for sale and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such conditions are expressly disclaimed. The real property will be sold subject to any and all prior and superior deeds of trust, mortgages and liens, restrictions, easements and other matters of record, if any, and to all unpaid ad valorem taxes and special assessments, if any, which became a lien subsequent to the recordation of the Deed of Trust. Further, this real property will be sold subject to the right, if any, of the United States of America to redeem the above-described real property for a period of one hundred and twenty (120) days following the date when the final upset bid period has expired. Subject to applicable Federal law, an Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. The record owners of the above-described real property as reflected on the records of the Columbus County Register of Deeds not more than ten (10) days prior to the posting of this Notice are Gary R. Thompson and wife, Paula S. Thompson. Any successful bidder may be required to deposit with the Substitute Trustee immediately upon conclusion of the sale a cash deposit of the greater of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00). Any successful bidder shall be required to tender the full balance of the purchase price so bid in cash or certified check at the time the Substitute Trustee tenders to him a deed for the property or attempts to tender such deed, and should said successful bidder fail to pay the full balance of the purchase price so bid at that time, he shall remain liable as provided in North Carolina General Statute Section 45-21.30. The owner and holder of the indebtedness secured by the Deed of Trust may make a credit bid. Should the property be purchased by a third party, that party must pay the tax of Forty Five Cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by N.C.G.S. Section 7A-308 (a)(1). This sale will be held open ten (10) days for upset bids as required by law. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE PROTECTION OF THE BANKRUPTCY COURT OR HAVE BEEN DISCHARGED AS A RESULT OF A BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDING, THIS NOTICE IS GIVEN TO YOU PURSUANT TO A STATUTORY REQUIREMENT AND FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND IS NOT INTENDED AS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT OR AS AN ACT TO COLLECT, ASSESS OR RECOVER ALL OR ANY PORTION OF THE DEBT FROM YOU PERSONALLY. This the 8th day of May, 2014. s/Robbie B. Parker”” Robbie B. Parker, Substitute Trustee 1427 Military Cutoff Road, Suite 208 Wilmington, NC 28403 910-399-3447 EXHIBIT 1 Lying and being in Whiteville Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: TRACT ONE: Being that tract designated as Tract No. 1, containing 2.77 acres, more or less, as shown on plat entitled “Survey for Mrs. Bennie (Mable) Bowen, ‘ The Oliver Place’,” dated October 18, 1983, prepared by Walker Surveying Company, recorded in Plat Book 37, Page 71, Columbus County Registry, said plat being herein incorporated for a complete and accurate description of Tract No. 1, containing 2.77 acres, more or less. Reference is made to deed recorded in Book 357, Page 87, Columbus County Registry. TRACT TWO: BEGINNING at a point in the north edge of the right of way of State Road No. 1552, formerly known as the Smyrna or Toon’s Bay Road, and said road having a right of way extending 30 feet on each side of the center line, said beginning point being located North 61 degrees West 32.4 feet from the intersection of the west boundary of the lot of land described in deed dated 6 September, 1956, from Bennie Bowen and wife to Monica Meares et als recorded in Deed Book 210, Page 499, with the said north edge of the right of way, and running with the north edge of the right of way North 61 degrees West 219.5 feet; thence northwardly and perpendicularly to said right of way 200 feet; thence eastwardly and parallel with said right of way Meares (now Sam T. Gore’s) west boundary; thence South 7 degrees West and parallel with the said Meares line 215.7 feet to the beginning, containing 36,000 square feet or about 8/10 of an acre; being a portion of the tract of land described in deed dated 29 December, 1941 from B.A. Oliver and wife to Bennie Bowen and wife, Mable Bowen, recorded in Deed Book 159, Page 408, Columbus County Registry. LESS AND EXCEPT from the above described tracts of land that .57 acre tract of land, more or less, as conveyed by deed recorded in Deed Book 549, Page 81, Columbus County Registry. This being the same property conveyed in that certain deed from Hilton H. Herring and wife, Eva T. Herring to Gary R. Thompson and wife, Paula S. Thompson, dated July 17, 1998, and recorded in Book 564, Page 244, Columbus County Registry. July 3, 10, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION File No.: 14-E-272 Having qualified as Executrix of the estate of Bonnie Smith Ensley, deceased, late of Columbus County, the undersigned hereby notifies all persons having claims against said deceased to present said claims to her on or before Wednesday, October 15, 2014 or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned. This 10th day of July, 2014. Jennifer Ensley Meekins 1001 Pinckney Street Whiteville, NC 28472 Fred C. Meekins, Jr., Attorney for the Estate of Bonnie Smith Ensley P.O. Box 68 Whiteville, NC 28472 910-642-8080 July 10, 17, 24, 31, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS OF LEE VICK CONNOR, JR. Joanette Connor, having qualified as Executrix of the Estate of LEE VICK CONNOR, JR., late of 155 Connor Road. Delco, NC, 28436, the undersigned does hereby notify all persons, finns and corporations having claims against the estate of said decedent to exhibit them to the undersigned at 1553 Hawthorne Road, Wilmington, NC, 28403, on or before October 10, 2014, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of recovery. All persons, finns and corporations indebted to the said estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned. This the 8th day of July, 2014. Joanette Connor, Executrix of the Estate of LEE VICK CONNOR, JR. Douglas W. Baxley Attorney for the Executrix BaxleySmithwick PLLC P. O. Box 36 Shallotte, NC 28459 (910) 754-6582 July 10, 17, 24, 31,2014.


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified on the 23rd day of June, 2014, as Executor Of The Estate Of James Trenton Elderdice, deceased, of Columbus County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the decedent or said Estate to present them to the undersigned within three (3) months from the date of the first publication of this Notice, or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of any recovery. Please direct all claims to the attention of Audrey Lynn Thompson, Executor, Estate Of James Trenton Elderdice, 411 River Road, Tabor City, North Carolina 28463. All persons indebted to said Estate are hereby requested to make immediate payment thereto. This the 23rd day of June, 2014. AUDREY LYNN THOMPSON, Executor of the estate of James Trenton Elderdice 411 River Road Tabor City, North Carolina 28463 T. SCOTT SESSIONS, Attorney For The Estate Of James Trenton Elderdice The McGougan Law Firm 130 Jefferson Street Whiteville, North Carolina 28472 June 26, July 3, 10, 17, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION 2014 E 230 Having qualified as Administrator of the Estate of Frederick Gordan Heath, Jr. of Columbus County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the Estate of said Frederick Gordan Heath, Jr. to present them to Frederick Gordan Heath, 1427 Ness Drive, Castle Hayne, NC 28429, Administrator, by September 25, 2014 or same will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate please make immediate payment. This 17th day of June, 2014. R. V. Biberstein, Jr. Attorney for Frederick Gordan Heath, Administrator P. O. Box 428 Burgaw, NC 28425 June 19, 26, July 3, 14, 2014


 

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Monday, July 7, 2014

700 – Legals

Notice of Substitute Trustee’s Foreclosure Sale of Real Property
14-SP-83 Under and by virtue of the power and authority contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed and delivered by Juanita Dubose Livingston and Uyless D. Livingston, dated August 26, 2008 and recorded on August 27, 2008 in Book No. RB 939 at Page 903-910 in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Columbus County, North Carolina; and because of default in the payment of the indebtedness secured thereby and failure to carry out and perform the stipulations and agreements contained therein and, pursuant to demand of the holder of the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will place for sale, at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash at the usual place of sale at Columbus County Courthouse, Whiteville, North Carolina on July 17, 2014 at 10:30 AM that parcel of land, including improvements thereon, situated, lying and being in the City of Whiteville, County of Columbus, State of North Carolina, and being more particularly described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. Address of property: 77 Glenwood Trail, Whiteville, NC 28472. Tax Parcel ID: 110734 Present Record Owners: Uyless D. Livingston. The terms of the sale are that the real property hereinbefore described will be sold for cash to the highest bidder. A deposit of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, is required and must be tendered in the form of certified funds at the time of the sale. The successful bidder shall be required to pay revenue stamps on the Trustee’s Deed, any Land Transfer Tax and costs of recording the Trustee’s Deed. The real property hereinabove described is being offered for sale “AS IS, WHERE IS” and will be sold subject to all superior liens, unpaid taxes, and special assessments. Other conditions will be announced at the sale. The sale will be held open for ten (10) days for upset bids as by law required. If for any reason the Trustee is unable to convey title to this property or the sale is set aside, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Furthermore, if the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the Trustee, in its sole discretion, if it believes the challenge to have merit, may declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. In either event the purchaser will have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, the Mortgagee’s attorney or the Trustee. Additional Notice Where the Real Property is Residential With Less Than 15 Rental Units: An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a bona fide lease or tenancy may have additional rights pursuant to Title VII of 5.896 – Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act which became effective on May 20, 2009. Rogers Townsend & Thomas, PC, Substitute Trustee 803-744-4444, 113470-01448 P1100016
July 7, 14, 2014


NOTICE OF CREDITORS State of North Carolina County of Columbus In The General Court of Justice Superior Court Division File No.: 14E193 In The Matter of The Estate of Kathleen Smith Having qualified as Administrator of the estate of KATHLEEN SMITH, deceased, late of Columbus County, North Carolina, the undersigned hereby notifies all persons having claims against the estate of said decedent to present them to it on or before the 1st day of October, 2014, or this notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate will please make immediate payment. This the 30th day of June, 2014 Jason Gainey 13100 Brookmeade Drive Manassas, VA 20112 Telephone: 703-585-5886 Administrator of the estate of KATHLEEN SMITH, deceased Matthew J. Tedder Attorney for the Estate 110 West Nance Street Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: 910-642-8147June 30, July 7, 14, 21, 2014


Notice of Foreclosure Sale
13 SP 109 NORTH CAROLINA, COLUMBUS COUNTY Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Eula Mae Bass to James R. Manion, III, Trustee(s), which was dated August 16, 2001 and recorded on August 20, 2001 in Book 661 at Page 173, Columbus County Registry, North Carolina. Default having been made of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC, having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust, and the holder of the note evidencing said default having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door of the county courthouse where the property is located, or the usual and customary location at the county courthouse for conducting the sale on July 22, 2014 at 11:30AM, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following described property situated in Columbus County, North Carolina, to wit: Attached to and made part of a Deed of Trust from Eula Mae Bass to James R. Manion, III, Trustee for Greenpoint Mortgage Funding, Inc. dated August 16, 2001. LYING AND BEING in Chadbourn Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, containing 0.86 acre, more or less. BEGINNING at an iron pipe in the Eastern line of N.C.S.R 1005, said iron pipe being the Northwest corner of the Kathleen B. Packer lot (Book 283, Page 194, Columbus County Registry), said Beginning point also being South 87 degrees 30 minutes East 30.73 feet from a PK nail in the centerline of S.R. 1005, said PK nail being North 13 degrees 25 minutes East 575.5 feet from a nail and cap in the intersection of the centerlines of S.R. 1005 and S.R. 1582; thence from the point of Beginning South 87 degrees 30 minutes East 132 feet to an iron pipe in the Northeast corner of the Packer lot; thence South 13 degrees 30 minutes West 99 feet, the Southeast corner of the Packer lot to an iron pipe; thence North 67 degrees 07 minutes East 129.95 feet to an iron pipe; thence North 9 degrees 03 minutes East 149.19 feet to an iron pipe; thence North 74 degrees 48 minutes West 222.9 feet to an iron pipe in the Eastern line of S.R. 1005; thence along the said right-of-way line South 13 degrees 25 minutes West 158.43 feet to the point of Beginning. The above being a part of the lands described in Book 207, page 638, Columbus County Registry, and containing 0.86 acres, more or less. Being the same tract conveyed to Eula Mae Bass by Deed from Michael A. Adams and wife, Karen Adams, recorded in Deed Book 336, Page 763, Columbus County Registry. Save and except any releases, deeds of release or prior conveyances of record. Said property is commonly known as 7507 Peacock Road, Chadbourne, NC 28431. THIRD PARTY PURCHASERS MUST PAY THE EXCISE TAX, AND THE COURT COSTS OF FORTY-FIVE CENTS (45¢) PER ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100.00) PURSUANT TO NCGS 7A-308(a)(1). A cash deposit (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts are immediately due and owing. Said property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS WHERE IS.” There are no representations of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale. This sale is made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, any unpaid land transfer taxes, special assessments, easements, rights of way, deeds of release, and any other encumbrances or exceptions of record. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the current owner(s) of the property is/are Pamela M. Adams and Eula Mae Bass. An Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. If the trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the trustee, in their sole discretion, if they believe the challenge to have merit, may request the court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC Substitute Trustee Brock & Scott, PLLC Attorneys for Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC 5431 Oleander Drive Suite 200 Wilmington, NC 28403 PHONE: (910) 392-4988 FAX: (910) 392-8587 File No.: 11-31733-FC01 July 7, 14, 2014


Notice of Sale
IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE OF NORTH CAROLINA SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION COLUMBUS COUNTY 12SP214 IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF A DEED OF TRUST EXECUTED BY JUNIOR WILLIAM PITTMAN AND ANZALENE PITTMAN DATED MARCH 18, 2002 AND RECORDED IN BOOK 685 AT PAGE 223-237 IN THE COLUMBUS COUNTY PUBLIC REGISTRY, NORTH CAROLINA Under and by virtue of the power and authority contained in the above-referenced deed of trust and because of default in the payment of the secured indebtedness and failure to perform the stipulation and agreements therein contained and, pursuant to demand of the owner and holder of the secured debt, the undersigned substitute trustee will expose for sale at public auction to the highest bidder for cash at the usual place of sale at the county courthouse of said county at 2:00PM on July 21, 2014 the following described real estate and any other improvements which may be situated thereon, in Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: BEGINNING at an iron pipe in the Western right of way of SR 1003 (Silver Spoon Road), said point being 2162.41 feet Northeasterly along the center line of SR 1003 from its intersection with SR 1574 and 30 feet from center, and running thence from the beginning North 23 degrees 37 minutes West 208.71 feet to an iron pipe; thence South 68 degrees 23 minutes West, 208.71 feet; thence South 23 degrees 37 minutes East, 208.71 feet; thence North 68 degrees 23 minutes East, 208.71 feet with the right of way of SR 1003 to the Beginning, and containing 1 acre. This being a portion of the land conveyed by deed to James C. Turner and wife, Ethel Turner on 13 July, 1927 and recorded in Book 132, Page 139, in the Office of the Columbus County Register of Deeds. LESS AND EXCEPT that 0.26 acre tract of land conveyed in deed dated October, 1988 from Junious W. Pittman and wife, Anzalene Pittman to Derneck L. Pittman and wife, Barbara Gayle Pittman, recorded in Deed Book 397, Page 444, Columbus County Registry. And Being more commonly known as: 393 Silver Spoon Rd, Evergreen, NC 28438 The record owner(s) of the property, as reflected on the records of the Register of Deeds, is/are Anzalene Pittman. The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale. Any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. This sale is made subject to all prior liens and encumbrances, and unpaid taxes and assessments including but not limited to any transfer tax associated with the foreclosure. A deposit of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, is required and must be tendered in the form of certified funds at the time of the sale. This sale will be held open ten days for upset bids as required by law. Following the expiration of the statutory upset period, all remaining amounts are IMMEDIATELY DUE AND OWING. Failure to remit funds in a timely manner will result in a Declaration of Default and any deposit will be frozen pending the outcome of any re-sale. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, the Substitute Trustee or the attorney of any of the foregoing. SPECIAL NOTICE FOR LEASEHOLD TENANTS: If you are a tenant residing in the property, be advised that an Order for Possession of the property may be issued in favor of the purchaser. Also, if your lease began or was renewed on or after October 1, 2007, be advised that you may terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days written notice to the landlord. You may be liable for rent due under the agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. The date of this Notice is June 19, 2014. Grady I. Ingle or Elizabeth B. Ells Substitute Trustee 10130 Perimeter Parkway, Suite 400 Charlotte, NC 28216 (704) 333-8107 http://shapiroattorneys.com/nc/ 10-000259 July 7, 14, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY The undersigned, TONYA JACOBS A/K/A TONIA JACOBS, having qualified as Executor of the Estate of WILBERT JACOBS (14-E-16), deceased, late of Columbus County, NC, this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned Executor at Byrd & Etheridge, PLLC, Attorneys, PO Box 485, Whiteville, NC 28472, or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned Executor. This the 7th day of July 2014. TONYA JACOBS A/K/A TONIA JACOBS Executor of the Estate of Wilbert Jacobs 2542 Spring Oakes Way Raleigh, NC 27614 c/o Tabitha Etheridge, Byrd & Etheridge, PLLC, Attorneys PO Box 485 Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: (910) 642-2258 July 7, 14, 21, 28, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Executrix of the estate of Calvin Willis Williams, deceased, late of Columbus County, the undersigned hereby notifies all persons having claims against the estate of said decedent to present them to the undersigned within three (3) months from the date of the first publication, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate will please make immediate payment. This the 23rd day of June, 2014. Paula W. Tyson, Executrix of the estate of Calvin Willis Williams, 3672 Privette Road Matthew, NC 28104 June 23, 30, July 7, 14 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY The undersigned, LEONA W. HOWARD, having qualified as Executrix of the Estate of WILLIAM TELPHIA HOWARD, JR., deceased, late of Columbus County, NC, this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned Executrix on or before October 2, 2014 at Powell & Powell, Attorneys, PO Box 428, Whiteville, NC 28472, or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned Executrix. This the 26th day of June, 2014. LEONA W. HOWARD Executrix PO Box 432 Riegelwood, NC 28456 c/o J. Coburn Powell Powell & Powell, Attorneys PO Box 428 Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: (910) 642-2728 June 30, July 7, 14, 21, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA 14-E-228 COUNTY OF COLUMBUS The undersigned, BRADLEY D. WALKER, has qualified as Administrator of the Estate of HAROLD D. WALKER, late of Columbus County, and this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned on or before October 6, 2014 pursuant to North Carolina General Statute 28A-14-1, or this notice shall be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned at the following address: This the 7th day of July, 2014. BRADLEY D. WALKER 601 S. BROWN STREET CHADBOURN, NC 28472 C. Greg Williamson Williamson, Walton & Scott, LLP Attorneys at Law P.O. Box 1467 Whiteville, NC 28472 July 7, 14, 21, 28, 2014

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Thursday, July 3, 2014

700 – Legals

Amended Notice of Foreclosure Sale
13 SP 47 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made by Spencer T. Wilson and Peggy Wilson to Jeff Graves, Trustee(s), dated the 21st day of November, 2000, and recorded in Book 636, Page 172, and Re-recorded in Book 640, Page 5, in Columbus County Registry, North Carolina, default having been made in the payment of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by an instrument duly recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Columbus County, North Carolina and the holder of the note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door in the City of Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina, or the customary location designated for foreclosure sales, at 1:30 PM on July 15, 2014 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following real estate situated in the County of Columbus, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: All that certain tract of land, containing 0.37 acres, more or less, in Tatum Township, Columbus County, North Carolina; bounded now or formerly by lands owned by and/or in the possession of persons as follows: on the North by Clegg Williamson and a farm road known as the Backwoods of Sandhill Road, on the East and South by Douglas C. Williamson and on the West by NC Highway 242; said tract of land lying approximately 1.0 miles South from the intersection of U.S. Highway 74 and NC Highway 242, and being more specifically described as follows: To locate the point and place of beginning start at a nail in the centerline of the N.C. Highway 242 located over the center of an 18inch culvert, said culvert being located 1.2 miles south of the intersection of N.C. Highway 242 and U.S. Highway 74, and running thence from said nail North 29 degrees 10 minutes East 714.9 feet to an iron stake; thence North 7 degrees 04 minutes East 243.6 feet to an iron stake; thence North 5 degrees 05 minutes West 198.6 feet to an iron stake; thence North 8 degrees 49 minutes West 123.8 feet to an iron stake located in the eastern right of way of N.C. Highway 242 and in the southern edge of the Backwoods or Sandhill Road; this being the point and place of beginning; thence from said point and place of beginning, and with the southern margin of said road South 79 degrees 45 minutes East 169.7 feet to an iron stake; thence South 16 degrees 24 minutes West 103.43 feet to an iron stake; thence North 86 degrees 39 minutes West 118.8 feet to an iron stake in the eastern margin of US highway 242 thence with the eastern margin of said highway North 8 degrees 49 minutes West 123.8 feet to the point and place of beginning containing 0.37 acres, more or less. This being the same tract of land as described according to a plat of a survey prepared by Stuart Gooden, R.L.S., 28th day of April 1981, recorded in Plat Book 31, Page 22, Columbus County Registry, reference to which is made for a more particular description. Together with improvements located thereon; said property being located at 4452 Haynes Lennon Highway, Chadbourn, North Carolina. Parcel# 23182 Trustee may, in the Trustee’s sole discretion, delay the sale for up to one hour as provided in NCGS ¤45-21.23. Should the property be purchased by a third party, that party must pay the excise tax, as well as the court costs of Forty-Five Cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by NCGS ¤7A-308(a)(1). The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust/security agreement, or both, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either the Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold subject to all taxes, special assessments, and prior liens or encumbrances of record and any recorded releases. Said property is also being sold subject to applicable Federal and State laws. A cash deposit or cashier’s check (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. If the trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the trustee, in their sole discretion, if they believe the challenge to have merit, may request the court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. THE PURPOSE OF THIS COMMUNICATION IS TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE, except as stated below in the instance of bankruptcy protection. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE PROTECTION OF THE BANKRUPTCY COURT OR HAVE BEEN DISCHARGED AS A RESULT OF A BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDING, THIS NOTICE IS GIVEN TO YOU PURSUANT TO STATUTORY REQUIREMENT AND FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES AND IS NOT INTENDED AS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT OR AS AN ACT TO COLLECT, ASSESS, OR RECOVER ALL OR ANY PORTION OF THE DEBT FROM YOU PERSONALLY. SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE SERVICES, INC. SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE BY: Attorney at Law Hutchens Law Firm Attorneys for Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. P.O. Box 12497, Charlotte, NC 28220 https://sales.hutchenslawfirm.com Case No: 1105769 (FC.CH) July 3, 10, 2014
Amended Notice of Foreclosure Sale
13 SP 183 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made by Charles A. Stancil and wife, Diana L. Stancil (PRESENT RECORD OWNER(S): Charles A. Stancil) to The McGougan Law Firm, Trustee(s), dated the 24th day of March, 2004, and recorded in Book 775, Page 518, in Columbus County Registry, North Carolina, default having been made in the payment of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by an instrument duly recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Columbus County, North Carolina and the holder of the note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door in the City of Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina, or the customary location designated for foreclosure sales, at 1:30 PM on July 15, 2014 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following real estate situated in the County of Columbus, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: TRACT ONE: Beginning at a R.B.A. light pole on West side of Welches Creek Road at Richard O. Newton Northeast corner, running thence South 75 degrees West 210 feet to Richard O. Newton corner; thence North 7 degrees West 210 feet to a stake and pointers; thence North 75 degrees East 210 feet to center of Welches Creek Road; thence South 7 degrees East 210 feet to the beginning corner; containing one acre, more or less; and being same as surveyed by Neal Shipman, Surveyor, in June, 1952. For chain of title, reference is made to Deed recorded in Deed Book 191, page 554. TRACT TWO: Beginning at the third R.E.A. pole from W. G. Hayes line, and 30 feet from the center of Welches Creek road; running thence South 75 degrees West 210 feet to a stake and pointers; thence South 7 degrees 30 minutes East 210 feet to a stake and pointers; thence North 75 degrees East 210 feet to the Welches Creek road; thence with said road (about North 7 degrees 30 minutes West) 210 feet to the beginning corner. Being the same land described in deed dated 10 June, 1954, from Richard O. Newton and wife, Anna C. Newton, to W.J. Barefoot, registered in Book 199, page 264, Columbus County Registry. For further chain of title, reference is made to Deed recorded in Deed Book 208, Page 12, Columbus County Registry. TRACT THREE AND FOUR: All of those parcels of land shown as 0.72 acre tract and a 0.73 acre tract and known as Tract Nos. 3 and 4 respectively on the at survey plat entitled “Plat for Charles A. Stancil and wife, Genevieve C. Stancil” dated November 13, 1997 by Billy M. Duncan, R. L.S. Said Plat is recorded in Deed Book 544 at page 634 of the Columbus County Registry and incorporated herein and made a part hereof by reference for more particularly of description. Together with improvements thereon, said property located at 102 Angelo Circle, Whiteville, NC 28472. Parcel ID 27293 82561. Trustee may, in the Trustee’s sole discretion, delay the sale for up to one hour as provided in NCGS ¤45-21.23. Should the property be purchased by a third party, that party must pay the excise tax, as well as the court costs of Forty-Five Cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by NCGS ¤7A-308(a)(1). The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust/security agreement, or both, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either the Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold subject to all taxes, special assessments, and prior liens or encumbrances of record and any recorded releases. Said property is also being sold subject to applicable Federal and State laws. A cash deposit or cashier’s check (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. If the trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the trustee, in their sole discretion, if they believe the challenge to have merit, may request the court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. THE PURPOSE OF THIS COMMUNICATION IS TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE, except as stated below in the instance of bankruptcy protection. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE PROTECTION OF THE BANKRUPTCY COURT OR HAVE BEEN DISCHARGED AS A RESULT OF A BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDING, THIS NOTICE IS GIVEN TO YOU PURSUANT TO STATUTORY REQUIREMENT AND FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES AND IS NOT INTENDED AS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT OR AS AN ACT TO COLLECT, ASSESS, OR RECOVER ALL OR ANY PORTION OF THE DEBT FROM YOU PERSONALLY.”” SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE SERVICES, INC. SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE BY: Attorney at Law Hutchens Law Firm Attorneys for Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. P.O. Box 12497 Charlotte, NC 28220 https://sales.hutchenslawfirm.com Case No: 1111929 (FC.CH) July 3, 10, 2014

Notice of Sale
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION COLUMBUS COUNTY FILE NO. 13-CVS-1445 CITIMORTGAGE, INC., Plaintiff, v. DONALD RAY JOHNSON, Defendant. Under and by virtue of the power and authority contained in the above-referenced deed of trust and because of default in the payment of the secured indebtedness and failure to perform the stipulation and agreements therein contained and, pursuant to demand of the owner and holder of the secured debt, the undersigned substitute trustee will expose for sale at public auction to the highest bidder for cash at the usual place of sale at the county courthouse of said county at 11:30AM on July 10, 2014 the following described real estate and any other improvements which may be situated thereon, in Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Being a portion of Lot #14 in the Town of Tabor City, having a 50 ft. frontage on Fifth Street (Old Tram Road), and running thence in a Southwardly direction from the margin of said fifth Street 140 ft. to a stake, said Lot being 50ft. front by 140 ft depth and being in the Seals Addition to the Town of Tabor City. And Being more commonly known as: 603 West 6th St, Tabor City, NC 28463 The record owner(s) of the property, as reflected on the records of the Register of Deeds, is/are Donald Ray Johnson. The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale. Any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. This sale is made subject to all prior liens and encumbrances, and unpaid taxes and assessments including but not limited to any transfer tax associated with the foreclosure. A deposit of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, is required and must be tendered in the form of certified funds at the time of the sale. This sale will be held open ten days for upset bids as required by law. Following the expiration of the statutory upset period, all remaining amounts are IMMEDIATELY DUE AND OWING. Failure to remit funds in a timely manner will result in a Declaration of Default and any deposit will be frozen pending the outcome of any re-sale. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, the Substitute Trustee or the attorney of any of the foregoing. SPECIAL NOTICE FOR LEASEHOLD TENANTS: If you are a tenant residing in the property, be advised that an Order for Possession of the property may be issued in favor of the purchaser. Also, if your lease began or was renewed on or after October 1, 2007, be advised that you may terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days written notice to the landlord. You may be liable for rent due under the agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. The date of this Notice is June 5, 2014. Grady I. Ingle or Elizabeth B. Ells Substitute Trustee 10130 Perimeter Parkway, Suite 400 Charlotte, NC 28216 (704) 333-8107 http://shapiroattorneys.com/nc/ 13-050887 June 26, July 3, 2014


Notice of Sale
IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE OF NORTH CAROLINA SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION COLUMBUS COUNTY 14SP51 IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF A DEED OF TRUST EXECUTED BY WILLIE JOE SCARBOROUGH DATED DECEMBER 10, 2010 AND RECORDED IN BOOK 998 AT PAGE 837 IN THE COLUMBUS COUNTY PUBLIC REGISTRY, NORTH CAROLINA Under and by virtue of the power and authority contained in the above-referenced deed of trust and because of default in the payment of the secured indebtedness and failure to perform the stipulation and agreements therein contained and, pursuant to demand of the owner and holder of the secured debt, the undersigned substitute trustee will expose for sale at public auction to the highest bidder for cash at the usual place of sale at the county courthouse of said county at 10:00AM on July 17, 2014 the following described real estate and any other improvements which may be situated thereon, in Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: ALL THAT CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND IN WHITEVILLE TOWNSHIP COLUMBUS COUNTY, STATE OF NC, AS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED IN BOOK 303 PAGE 773 ID# 04505, BEING KNOWN AND DESIGNATED AS LOT 6 BLOCK 2 PINEWOOD SUBDIVISION, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 14, PAGE 16. And Being more commonly known as: 837 West Burkhead St, Whiteville, NC 28472 The record owner(s) of the property, as reflected on the records of the Register of Deeds, is/are The Heirs of Willie Joe Scarborough. The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale. Any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. This sale is made subject to all prior liens and encumbrances, and unpaid taxes and assessments including but not limited to any transfer tax associated with the foreclosure. A deposit of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, is required and must be tendered in the form of certified funds at the time of the sale. This sale will be held open ten days for upset bids as required by law. Following the expiration of the statutory upset period, all remaining amounts are IMMEDIATELY DUE AND OWING. Failure to remit funds in a timely manner will result in a Declaration of Default and any deposit will be frozen pending the outcome of any re-sale. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, the Substitute Trustee or the attorney of any of the foregoing. SPECIAL NOTICE FOR LEASEHOLD TENANTS: If you are a tenant residing in the property, be advised that an Order for Possession of the property may be issued in favor of the purchaser. Also, if your lease began or was renewed on or after October 1, 2007, be advised that you may terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days written notice to the landlord. You may be liable for rent due under the agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. The date of this Notice is June 26, 2014. Grady I. Ingle or Elizabeth B. Ells Substitute Trustee 10130 Perimeter Parkway, Suite 400 Charlotte, NC 28216 (704) 333-8107 http://shapiroattorneys.com/nc/ 14-058480 July 3, 10, 2014


Notice of Sale
IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE OF NORTH CAROLINA SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION COLUMBUS COUNTY 14SP70 IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF A DEED OF TRUST EXECUTED BY VICKI L. HAMMODS DATED NOVEMBER 29, 2010 AND RECORDED IN BOOK 997 AT PAGE 994 IN THE COLUMBUS COUNTY PUBLIC REGISTRY, NORTH CAROLINA Under and by virtue of the power and authority contained in the above-referenced deed of trust and because of default in the payment of the secured indebtedness and failure to perform the stipulation and agreements therein contained and, pursuant to demand of the owner and holder of the secured debt, the undersigned substitute trustee will expose for sale at public auction to the highest bidder for cash at the usual place of sale at the county courthouse of said county at 11:30AM on July 10, 2014 the following described real estate and any other improvements which may be situated thereon, in Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: FIRST TRACT: BEGINNING AT AN OLD IRON (SAID OLD IRON BEING THE FOLLOWING COURSES AND DISTANCES FROM AN OLD PK NAIL LOCATED IN THE INTERSECTION OF THE CENTERLINES OF SR 1323 AND SR 1321; NORTH 23 DEGREES 11 MINUTES 23 SECONDS WEST; ALONG A TIE LINE 1,048.12 FEET TO AN OLD PK NAIL IN THE CENTERLINE OF SR 1323, AND SOUTH 33 DEGREES 23 MINUTES 9 SECONDS WEST 203.90 FEET TO THE BEGINNING POINT); THENCE RUNNING SOUTH 32 DEGREES 16 MINUTES 31 SECONDS WEST 214.62 FEET TO AN OLD IRON IN THE CENTERLINE OF A DITCH; THENCE NORTH 68 DEGREES 12 MINUTES 27 SECONDS WEST 141.95 FEET WITH THE CENTERLINE OF THE DITCH TO AN OLD IRON IN THE CENTERLINE OF THE DITCH; THENCE NORTH 21 DEGREES 17 MINUTES 8 SECONDS EAST 197.28 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 72 DEGREES 30 MINUTES 51 SECONDS EAST 183.26 FEET TO THE BEGINNING POINT AND CONTAINING 0.76 ACRES, MORE OR LESS, LESS THE EASEMENT RETAINED BY RUTH SELLERS (WINDOW) DESCRIBED BELOW: LESS AND EXCEPT THE FOLLOWING PERMANENT RIGHT AND EASEMENT FOR INGRESS, EGRESS AND REGRESS OVER THE WAY HEREINAFTER DESCRIBED SITUATE IN WILLIAMS TOWNSHIP, COLUMBUS COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA, AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: A 20 FOOT EASEMENT AND RIGHT OF WAY CROSSING THE ABOVE DESCRIBED TRACT AND BEING THE 20 FOOT STRIP IMMEDIATELY TO THE NORTHWEST OF THE LINE BEGINNING AT THE FIRST CORNER OF THE ABOVE DESCRIBED TRACT AND ENDING SOUTH 32 DEGREES 16 MINUTES 31 SECONDS WEST 214.62 FEET AT AN OLD IRON IN THE CENTERLINE OF A DITCH. SECOND TRACT: A PERMANENT RIGHT AND EASEMENT FOR INGRESS, EGRESS, AND REGRESS OVER THE WAY HEREIN DESCRIBED SITUATE IN WILLIAMS TOWNSHIP, COLUMBUS COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA, AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: HILL AND HIGH, L.L.P, ATTORNEY AT LAW, 109 COURTHOUSE SQUARE, WHITEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA 28472 THE SAME 20 FOOT WIDE EASEMENT DESCRIBED IN THAT CERTAIN DEED DATED AUGUST 12, 1980 BY AND BETWEEN RUTH SELLERS, WIDOW AND R. C. SELLERS AND WIFE, BETTY BOWEN SELLERS, RECORDED IN BOOK 326 AT PAGE 367, COLUMBUS COUNTY REGISTRY, NORTH CAROLINA, REFERENCE TO WHICH IS MADE FOR A MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIPTION. And Being more commonly known as: 44 R C Sellers Rd, Whiteville, NC 28472 The record owner(s) of the property, as reflected on the records of the Register of Deeds, is/are Vicki L. Hammonds. The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale. Any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. This sale is made subject to all prior liens and encumbrances, and unpaid taxes and assessments including but not limited to any transfer tax associated with the foreclosure. A deposit of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, is required and must be tendered in the form of certified funds at the time of the sale. This sale will be held open ten days for upset bids as required by law. Following the expiration of the statutory upset period, all remaining amounts are IMMEDIATELY DUE AND OWING. Failure to remit funds in a timely manner will result in a Declaration of Default and any deposit will be frozen pending the outcome of any re-sale. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, the Substitute Trustee or the attorney of any of the foregoing. SPECIAL NOTICE FOR LEASEHOLD TENANTS: If you are a tenant residing in the property, be advised that an Order for Possession of the property may be issued in favor of the purchaser. Also, if your lease began or was renewed on or after October 1, 2007, be advised that you may terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days written notice to the landlord. You may be liable for rent due under the agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. The date of this Notice is June 19, 2014. Grady I. Ingle or Elizabeth B. Ells Substitute Trustee 10130 Perimeter Parkway, Suite 400 Charlotte, NC 28216 (704) 333-8107 http://shapiroattorneys.com/nc/ 14-059459 June 26, July 3, 2014


Notice of Substitute Trustee’s Sale of Real Estate
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE COUNTY OF COLUMBUS 14 SP 31 In the Matter of the Foreclosure of the Deed of Trust of Gary R. Thompson and Paula S. Thompson to Kenneth W. Mabe, Trustee, dated July 17, 2008, recorded in Book 935, Page 876 as modified by “” Modification to Deed of Trust dated May 5, 2011, recorded in Book 1009, Page 409, Columbus County Registry Robbie B. Parker, Substitute Trustee See Substitution of Trustee recorded in Book 1078, Page 387 of the Columbus County Registry.”” Under and by virtue of the power and authority contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed and delivered by Gary R. Thompson and Paula S. Thompson, dated July 17, 2008 and recorded in Book 935 at Page 876 modified by Modification of Deed of Trust dated May 5, 2011, recorded in Book 1009 at Page 409 in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Columbus County, North Carolina (collectively the “Deed of Trust”), because of default in the failure to carry out or perform the stipulations and agreements therein contained, pursuant to the demand of the owner and holder of the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust and pursuant to the Order of the Clerk of Superior Court for Columbus County, North Carolina, entered in this foreclosure proceeding, the undersigned, Robbie B. Parker, Substitute Trustee, will expose for sale at public auction on the 17th day of July, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. on the steps of the Columbus County Courthouse, Whiteville, North Carolina, the real property (including any improvements thereon) with a property address of 510 Smyrna Road, Whiteville, NC 28472 and more particularly described in the Deed of Trust and on Exhibit 1 attached hereto which descriptions are incorporated by reference herein. This sale may be held up to one (1) hour after the sale time stated above. The real property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS”. Neither the Substitute Trustee nor the holder of the Note secured by the Deed of Trust being foreclosed or the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representatives of either the Substitute Trustee or the holder of the Note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the real property being offered for sale and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such conditions are expressly disclaimed. The real property will be sold subject to any and all prior and superior deeds of trust, mortgages and liens, restrictions, easements and other matters of record, if any, and to all unpaid ad valorem taxes and special assessments, if any, which became a lien subsequent to the recordation of the Deed of Trust. Further, this real property will be sold subject to the right, if any, of the United States of America to redeem the above-described real property for a period of one hundred and twenty (120) days following the date when the final upset bid period has expired. Subject to applicable Federal law, an Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. The record owners of the above-described real property as reflected on the records of the Columbus County Register of Deeds not more than ten (10) days prior to the posting of this Notice are Gary R. Thompson and wife, Paula S. Thompson. Any successful bidder may be required to deposit with the Substitute Trustee immediately upon conclusion of the sale a cash deposit of the greater of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00). Any successful bidder shall be required to tender the full balance of the purchase price so bid in cash or certified check at the time the Substitute Trustee tenders to him a deed for the property or attempts to tender such deed, and should said successful bidder fail to pay the full balance of the purchase price so bid at that time, he shall remain liable as provided in North Carolina General Statute Section 45-21.30. The owner and holder of the indebtedness secured by the Deed of Trust may make a credit bid. Should the property be purchased by a third party, that party must pay the tax of Forty Five Cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by N.C.G.S. Section 7A-308 (a)(1). This sale will be held open ten (10) days for upset bids as required by law. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE PROTECTION OF THE BANKRUPTCY COURT OR HAVE BEEN DISCHARGED AS A RESULT OF A BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDING, THIS NOTICE IS GIVEN TO YOU PURSUANT TO A STATUTORY REQUIREMENT AND FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND IS NOT INTENDED AS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT OR AS AN ACT TO COLLECT, ASSESS OR RECOVER ALL OR ANY PORTION OF THE DEBT FROM YOU PERSONALLY. This the 8th day of May, 2014. s/Robbie B. Parker”” Robbie B. Parker, Substitute Trustee 1427 Military Cutoff Road, Suite 208 Wilmington, NC 28403 910-399-3447 EXHIBIT 1 Lying and being in Whiteville Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: TRACT ONE: Being that tract designated as Tract No. 1, containing 2.77 acres, more or less, as shown on plat entitled “Survey for Mrs. Bennie (Mable) Bowen, ‘ The Oliver Place’,” dated October 18, 1983, prepared by Walker Surveying Company, recorded in Plat Book 37, Page 71, Columbus County Registry, said plat being herein incorporated for a complete and accurate description of Tract No. 1, containing 2.77 acres, more or less. Reference is made to deed recorded in Book 357, Page 87, Columbus County Registry. TRACT TWO: BEGINNING at a point in the north edge of the right of way of State Road No. 1552, formerly known as the Smyrna or Toon’s Bay Road, and said road having a right of way extending 30 feet on each side of the center line, said beginning point being located North 61 degrees West 32.4 feet from the intersection of the west boundary of the lot of land described in deed dated 6 September, 1956, from Bennie Bowen and wife to Monica Meares et als recorded in Deed Book 210, Page 499, with the said north edge of the right of way, and running with the north edge of the right of way North 61 degrees West 219.5 feet; thence northwardly and perpendicularly to said right of way 200 feet; thence eastwardly and parallel with said right of way Meares (now Sam T. Gore’s) west boundary; thence South 7 degrees West and parallel with the said Meares line 215.7 feet to the beginning, containing 36,000 square feet or about 8/10 of an acre; being a portion of the tract of land described in deed dated 29 December, 1941 from B.A. Oliver and wife to Bennie Bowen and wife, Mable Bowen, recorded in Deed Book 159, Page 408, Columbus County Registry. LESS AND EXCEPT from the above described tracts of land that .57 acre tract of land, more or less, as conveyed by deed recorded in Deed Book 549, Page 81, Columbus County Registry. This being the same property conveyed in that certain deed from Hilton H. Herring and wife, Eva T. Herring to Gary R. Thompson and wife, Paula S. Thompson, dated July 17, 1998, and recorded in Book 564, Page 244, Columbus County Registry. July 3, 10, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified on the 23rd day of June, 2014, as Executor Of The Estate Of James Trenton Elderdice, deceased, of Columbus County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the decedent or said Estate to present them to the undersigned within three (3) months from the date of the first publication of this Notice, or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of any recovery. Please direct all claims to the attention of Audrey Lynn Thompson, Executor, Estate Of James Trenton Elderdice, 411 River Road, Tabor City, North Carolina 28463. All persons indebted to said Estate are hereby requested to make immediate payment thereto. This the 23rd day of June, 2014. AUDREY LYNN THOMPSON, Executor of the estate of James Trenton Elderdice 411 River Road Tabor City, North Carolina 28463 T. SCOTT SESSIONS, Attorney For The Estate Of James Trenton Elderdice The McGougan Law Firm 130 Jefferson Street Whiteville, North Carolina 28472 June 26, July 3, 10, 17, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY The undersigned, GERALDINE R. DIXON, having qualified as Executrix of the Estate of REBECCA DANIELS deceased, late of Columbus County, NC, this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned Executrix on or before September 14, 2014 at Powell & Powell, Attorneys, PO Box 428, Whiteville, NC 28472, or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned Executrix. This the 10th day of June, 2014 GERALDINE R. DIXON Executrix 1120 West Desert Hollow Drive San Tan Valley, AZ 85143 c/o J. Coburn Powell Powell & Powell, Attorneys PO Box 428 Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: (910) 642-2728 June 12,19, 26, July 3, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY The undersigned, RUTH L. GOVERNOR, having qualified as Executrix of the Estate of RUBY G. SIMMONS deceased, late of Columbus County, NC, this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned Executrix on or before September 14, 2014 at Powell & Powell, Attorneys, PO Box 428, Whiteville, NC 28472, or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned Executrix. This the 10th day of June, 2014 RUTH L. GOVERNOR Executrix 125 Fruit Ridge Road Whiteville, NC 28472 c/o J. Coburn Powell Powell & Powell, Attorneys PO Box 428 Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: (910) 642-2728 June 12, 19, 26, July 3, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION 2014 E 230 Having qualified as Administrator of the Estate of Frederick Gordan Heath, Jr. of Columbus County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the Estate of said Frederick Gordan Heath, Jr. to present them to Frederick Gordan Heath, 1427 Ness Drive, Castle Hayne, NC 28429, Administrator, by September 25, 2014 or same will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate please make immediate payment. This 17th day of June, 2014. R. V. Biberstein, Jr. Attorney for Frederick Gordan Heath, Administrator P. O. Box 428 Burgaw, NC 28425 June 19, 26, July 3, 14, 2014


Time Warner Cable
Time Warner Cable’s agreements with programmers and broadcasters to carry their services and stations routinely expire from time to time. We are usually able to obtain renewals or extensions of such agreements, but in order to comply with applicable regulations, we must inform you when an agreement is about to expire. The following agreements are due to expire soon, and we may be required to cease carriage of one or more of these services/stations in the near future: Azteca America, Gol TV (SD & HD), NHL Network (SD & HD), NHL Center Ice (SD & HD), Nuvo TV, Youtoo, Outdoor Channel (SD & HD), Jewelry TV (SD & HD), RFD HD, FearNet (SD & HD). In addition, from time to time we make certain changes in the services that we offer in order to better serve our customers. The following changes are planned: Time Warner Cable may cease carriage of NuvoTV. On a future date to be determined in July, the following channels will be made available with a subscription to Sports Pass: Pac-12 Los Angeles channel 376, Pac-12 Arizona channel 377, Pac-12 Washington channel 378, Pac-12 Oregon channel 379, Pac-12 Mountain channel 380 and Pac-12 Bay Area channel 381. Starz will offer a free preview August 8-10, 2014. It is available to all digital subscribers and may contain PG, PG-13, TV-14, TV-MA and R rated programs. To find out how to block this preview and for more parental control information, visit twc.com or call 800-892-2253. The new services listed below cannot be accessed on CableCARD-equipped Unidirectional Digital Cable Products purchased at retail without additional, two-way capable equipment: Pac-12 Los Angeles channel 376, Pac-12 Arizona channel 377, Pac-12 Washington channel 378, Pac-12 Oregon channel 379, Pac-12 Mountain channel 380 and Pac-12 Bay Area channel 381. For more information about your local channel line-up, visit www.twc.com/programmingnotices. July 3, 2014
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Monday, June 30, 2014

Thursday, June 26, 2014

700 – Legals

Notice of Foreclosure Sale File No. 14-SP-80
Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Ralph Delane Fowler and Phyllis P Fowler aka Phyllis Prince Fowler, husband and wife, to James G. Graham, Trustee, dated February 7, 2002 and recorded in Book 680, at Page 320 in the Columbus County Registry, Whiteville, North Carolina, default having been made in the payment of the Note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust, and the undersigned having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by instrument duly recorded in the office of the Register of Deeds of the aforesaid county, and the Holder of the Note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door in the City of Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina, on July 2, 2014, at 10:45 a.m. and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following real estate: Generally described as certain real property, with any and all improvements thereon, located in Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: FIRST TRACT: BEGINNING on a pipe in the center of an old ditch at its intersection with the Southwest edge of the right of way of the new NC # 130, said right of way extending 50 feet on each side of the center of the hard surface and said point of beginning being the most Easterly corner of the parcel of land described in Deed hereinafter referred to, and running with the center of said ditch South 45 degrees 30 minutes West 124 feet to the most Southerly corner of the said parcel of land; thence North 37 degrees 30 minutes West 157 feet to a pipe; a new corner by an old wire fence; thence a new line North, 36 degrees 30 minutes East 132 feet to a new pipe corner in the Southwest edge of said new highway right of way (50 feet from the centerline of the hard surface); thence with the curve of the said Southwest edge of the right of way to the beginning, the chord of the curve being South 36 degrees 15 minutes East 176 feet, containing 0.50 of an acre, more or less, and being the Southeastern portion of the parcel of land described in Deed dated January 20, 1969 from A F. McGirt and wife to Homer B. McGirt and wife, Sadie H. McGirt, recorded in book 254, Page 44, Columbus County Registry. Being the same property conveyed by Deed from Homer B. McGirt and wife, Sadie H. McGirt to Norman Sellers and wife, Evelyn Lee Sellers and Bennie Sellers and wife, Christine Thompson Sellers, and recorded in Book 262, Page 77, Columbus County Registry, and incorporated herein by reference. Being also the same property conveyed by Deed from Norman Sellers and wife, Evelyn Lee Sellers and Bennie Sellers and wife, Christine Thompson Sellers to Ralph Delane Fowler and wife, Phyllis Prince Fowler and Johnny Ray Sellers and wife, Kay Connor Sellers, dated May 5, 1986 and recorded in Deed Book 374, Page 672, Columbus County Registry. SECOND TRACT: BEGINNING at an iron located in the Southwest edge of the R/W of new NC#l30 (for a tie Line begin at N.C. Grid Monument “Culvert” N: 200281.9068, E: 2,087,247.566; said N.C. Grid Monument being located South 66 degrees 53 minutes 20 seconds East 255.09 feet from an old steel stake and runs thence from the N.C. Grid Monument South 11 degrees 32 minutes 20 seconds East 173.75 feet to the point of beginning of this tract), said point of beginning also being the Northeast comer of Sessions Farm Machinery, Inc. Tract; and runs thence from said point of beginning and with the Southeast edge of NC #130, South 44 degrees 1 minute 20 seconds East 109.65 feet to an old iron pipe in the margin of NC # 130; thence South 35 degrees 09 minutes 40 seconds West 131.10 feet an old iron pipe; thence with, or about with, a fence North 41 degrees 03 minutes 49 seconds West 109.95 feet to an iron by a fence post in the line of Sessions Farm Machinery, Inc. Tract; thence with said Sessions line and with, or about with, a fence North 34 degrees 44 minutes 40 seconds East 125.50 feet to the point of beginning, containing 0.32 acre, more or less, according to a “Survey for Jerome A Rooks” as prepared by Lloyd R Walker, dated November 19, 1980, recorded in map Book 30, page, 13, Columbus County Registry, and reference is made to said plat for further identification purposes. For source of title, reference is made to Deed Book 254, Page 44, Deed Book 325, page 140, Deed Book 405, Page 334, Columbus County Registry, and Estate File No. 78 E 219, Clerk of Court of Columbus County. The above two tracts being the same property as described in Deed dated December 3, 1991 from Johnny Ray Sellers and wife, Kay C. Sellers to Ralph Delane Fowler and wife, Phyllis P. Fowler, and recorded in Book 425, Page 257, Columbus County Registry. LESS AND EXCEPT from the above described two tracts is that portion thereof, containing 0.37 acres, more or less, heretofore conveyed to Joseph L. Hudson & wife, Betty B. Hudson by Deed recorded in Deed Book 518, Page 842, which Deed is incorporated by reference for further particularity of description. THIRD TRACT: Being a 1.35 acres, more or less, tract of land, bounded, now or formerly, on the North by lands of Daniel Jackson Gore; on the East by the western edge of N.C. Highway 130; on the South by an unnamed street and on the West by a 0.10 acre, more or less, tract of land conveyed to Martin, with said 1.35 acres, more or less, tract of land being more particularly described as follows: Being that certain 1.35 acres, more or less, tract of land as it is described on a map of a survey for Daniel Jackson Gore dated 3 September 1992, prepared by David B. Goldston, Jr., Registered Land Surveyor, with said map of the 1.35 acres, more or less, tract of land being recorded in Deed Book 470, page 33, Columbus County Registry and being incorporated herewith by reference for a further and more certain description of the 1.35 acres, more or less, tract of land. For chain of title reference is made to Deed Book 526, page 593, Columbus County Registry. Together with all additional rights, title, and interests of Grantor conveyed and described in the Deed of Trust recorded in Book 680, at Page 320 in the office of the Register of Deeds of Columbus County. This is a portion of the property described in the Deed of Trust recorded in Book 680, at Page 320 in the office of the Register of Deeds of Columbus County. The current property Owners are Ralph Delane Fowler and wife, Phyllis P. Fowler. The sale is made subject to all taxes (including but not limited to any applicable transfer taxes), special and homeowners’ association assessments, and prior liens or encumbrances of record against the said property, unrecorded mechanics’ and materialmen’s liens, and any recorded releases. The property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Foreclosure Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS, AND WITH ALL FAULTS.” Neither the Substitute Trustee nor the Holder of the Note secured by the Deed of Trust/Security Agreement, or both, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representatives of either the Substitute Trustee or the Holder of the Note make any representation of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. To the extent not inconsistent with the terms of the Deed of Trust, the Substitute Trustee reserves the right to offer the property for sale as a whole or in such parts or parcels thereof as are separately described in the Deed of Trust, or the Substitute Trustee may offer the property for sale by each method and sell the property by the method which produces the highest price. A cash deposit not to exceed the greater of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or Seven Hundred Fifty and No/100 Dollars ($750.00) may be required at the time of the sale. If no upset bid is filed within ten (10) days from the date the Report of Foreclosure Sale is filed, a Trustee’s Deed will be tendered to the highest bidder. Any successful bidder shall be required to tender the full balance of the purchase price so bid in cash or certified funds at the time the Substitute Trustee tenders to him a Trustee’s Deed for the property or attempts to tender such deed, and should said successful bidder fail to pay the full balance purchase price so bid at that time, he may remain liable on his bid as provided for in N.C. Gen. Stat. ¤¤ 45-21.30(d) and (e). In addition to the purchase price so bid any successful bidder will also be responsible for payment of revenue stamps and other costs of closing the sale. An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to N.C. Gen. Stat. ¤ 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the Clerk of Superior Court of the county in which the property is sold. In accordance with N.C. Gen. Stat. ¤ 45-21.16A(b), in the event that this Notice of Foreclosure Sale relates to residential real property with less than 15 rental units, any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. This the 3rd day of June, 2014. Kimberly Elizabeth Lee Attorney for WASLAW, LLC WASLAW, LLC Substitute Trustee Post Office Box 8088 Greenville, NC 27835-8088 Telephone: 252-215-4000 June 19, 26, 2014


Notice of Sale
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION COLUMBUS COUNTY FILE NO. 13-CVS-1445 CITIMORTGAGE, INC., Plaintiff, v. DONALD RAY JOHNSON, Defendant. Under and by virtue of the power and authority contained in the above-referenced deed of trust and because of default in the payment of the secured indebtedness and failure to perform the stipulation and agreements therein contained and, pursuant to demand of the owner and holder of the secured debt, the undersigned substitute trustee will expose for sale at public auction to the highest bidder for cash at the usual place of sale at the county courthouse of said county at 11:30AM on July 10, 2014 the following described real estate and any other improvements which may be situated thereon, in Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Being a portion of Lot #14 in the Town of Tabor City, having a 50 ft. frontage on Fifth Street (Old Tram Road), and running thence in a Southwardly direction from the margin of said fifth Street 140 ft. to a stake, said Lot being 50ft. front by 140 ft depth and being in the Seals Addition to the Town of Tabor City. And Being more commonly known as: 603 West 6th St, Tabor City, NC 28463 The record owner(s) of the property, as reflected on the records of the Register of Deeds, is/are Donald Ray Johnson. The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale. Any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. This sale is made subject to all prior liens and encumbrances, and unpaid taxes and assessments including but not limited to any transfer tax associated with the foreclosure. A deposit of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, is required and must be tendered in the form of certified funds at the time of the sale. This sale will be held open ten days for upset bids as required by law. Following the expiration of the statutory upset period, all remaining amounts are IMMEDIATELY DUE AND OWING. Failure to remit funds in a timely manner will result in a Declaration of Default and any deposit will be frozen pending the outcome of any re-sale. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, the Substitute Trustee or the attorney of any of the foregoing. SPECIAL NOTICE FOR LEASEHOLD TENANTS: If you are a tenant residing in the property, be advised that an Order for Possession of the property may be issued in favor of the purchaser. Also, if your lease began or was renewed on or after October 1, 2007, be advised that you may terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days written notice to the landlord. You may be liable for rent due under the agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. The date of this Notice is June 5, 2014. Grady I. Ingle or Elizabeth B. Ells Substitute Trustee 10130 Perimeter Parkway, Suite 400 Charlotte, NC 28216 (704) 333-8107 http://shapiroattorneys.com/nc/ 13-050887 June 26, July 3, 2014


Notice of Sale
IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE OF NORTH CAROLINA SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION COLUMBUS COUNTY 14SP70 IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF A DEED OF TRUST EXECUTED BY VICKI L. HAMMODS DATED NOVEMBER 29, 2010 AND RECORDED IN BOOK 997 AT PAGE 994 IN THE COLUMBUS COUNTY PUBLIC REGISTRY, NORTH CAROLINA Under and by virtue of the power and authority contained in the above-referenced deed of trust and because of default in the payment of the secured indebtedness and failure to perform the stipulation and agreements therein contained and, pursuant to demand of the owner and holder of the secured debt, the undersigned substitute trustee will expose for sale at public auction to the highest bidder for cash at the usual place of sale at the county courthouse of said county at 11:30AM on July 10, 2014 the following described real estate and any other improvements which may be situated thereon, in Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: FIRST TRACT: BEGINNING AT AN OLD IRON (SAID OLD IRON BEING THE FOLLOWING COURSES AND DISTANCES FROM AN OLD PK NAIL LOCATED IN THE INTERSECTION OF THE CENTERLINES OF SR 1323 AND SR 1321; NORTH 23 DEGREES 11 MINUTES 23 SECONDS WEST; ALONG A TIE LINE 1,048.12 FEET TO AN OLD PK NAIL IN THE CENTERLINE OF SR 1323, AND SOUTH 33 DEGREES 23 MINUTES 9 SECONDS WEST 203.90 FEET TO THE BEGINNING POINT); THENCE RUNNING SOUTH 32 DEGREES 16 MINUTES 31 SECONDS WEST 214.62 FEET TO AN OLD IRON IN THE CENTERLINE OF A DITCH; THENCE NORTH 68 DEGREES 12 MINUTES 27 SECONDS WEST 141.95 FEET WITH THE CENTERLINE OF THE DITCH TO AN OLD IRON IN THE CENTERLINE OF THE DITCH; THENCE NORTH 21 DEGREES 17 MINUTES 8 SECONDS EAST 197.28 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 72 DEGREES 30 MINUTES 51 SECONDS EAST 183.26 FEET TO THE BEGINNING POINT AND CONTAINING 0.76 ACRES, MORE OR LESS, LESS THE EASEMENT RETAINED BY RUTH SELLERS (WINDOW) DESCRIBED BELOW: LESS AND EXCEPT THE FOLLOWING PERMANENT RIGHT AND EASEMENT FOR INGRESS, EGRESS AND REGRESS OVER THE WAY HEREINAFTER DESCRIBED SITUATE IN WILLIAMS TOWNSHIP, COLUMBUS COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA, AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: A 20 FOOT EASEMENT AND RIGHT OF WAY CROSSING THE ABOVE DESCRIBED TRACT AND BEING THE 20 FOOT STRIP IMMEDIATELY TO THE NORTHWEST OF THE LINE BEGINNING AT THE FIRST CORNER OF THE ABOVE DESCRIBED TRACT AND ENDING SOUTH 32 DEGREES 16 MINUTES 31 SECONDS WEST 214.62 FEET AT AN OLD IRON IN THE CENTERLINE OF A DITCH. SECOND TRACT: A PERMANENT RIGHT AND EASEMENT FOR INGRESS, EGRESS, AND REGRESS OVER THE WAY HEREIN DESCRIBED SITUATE IN WILLIAMS TOWNSHIP, COLUMBUS COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA, AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: HILL AND HIGH, L.L.P, ATTORNEY AT LAW, 109 COURTHOUSE SQUARE, WHITEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA 28472 THE SAME 20 FOOT WIDE EASEMENT DESCRIBED IN THAT CERTAIN DEED DATED AUGUST 12, 1980 BY AND BETWEEN RUTH SELLERS, WIDOW AND R. C. SELLERS AND WIFE, BETTY BOWEN SELLERS, RECORDED IN BOOK 326 AT PAGE 367, COLUMBUS COUNTY REGISTRY, NORTH CAROLINA, REFERENCE TO WHICH IS MADE FOR A MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIPTION. And Being more commonly known as: 44 R C Sellers Rd, Whiteville, NC 28472 The record owner(s) of the property, as reflected on the records of the Register of Deeds, is/are Vicki L. Hammonds. The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale. Any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. This sale is made subject to all prior liens and encumbrances, and unpaid taxes and assessments including but not limited to any transfer tax associated with the foreclosure. A deposit of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, is required and must be tendered in the form of certified funds at the time of the sale. This sale will be held open ten days for upset bids as required by law. Following the expiration of the statutory upset period, all remaining amounts are IMMEDIATELY DUE AND OWING. Failure to remit funds in a timely manner will result in a Declaration of Default and any deposit will be frozen pending the outcome of any re-sale. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, the Substitute Trustee or the attorney of any of the foregoing. SPECIAL NOTICE FOR LEASEHOLD TENANTS: If you are a tenant residing in the property, be advised that an Order for Possession of the property may be issued in favor of the purchaser. Also, if your lease began or was renewed on or after October 1, 2007, be advised that you may terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days written notice to the landlord. You may be liable for rent due under the agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. The date of this Notice is June 19, 2014. Grady I. Ingle or Elizabeth B. Ells Substitute Trustee 10130 Perimeter Parkway, Suite 400 Charlotte, NC 28216 (704) 333-8107 http://shapiroattorneys.com/nc/ 14-059459 June 26, July 3, 2014


Notice of Sale
IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE OF NORTH CAROLINA SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION COLUMBUS COUNTY 14SP79 IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF A DEED OF TRUST EXECUTED BY HARRIETT S. SNYDER DATED NOVEMBER 11, 2002 AND RECORDED IN BOOK 712 AT PAGE 894 IN THE COLUMBUS COUNTY PUBLIC REGISTRY, NORTH CAROLINA Under and by virtue of the power and authority contained in the above-referenced deed of trust and because of default in the payment of the secured indebtedness and failure to perform the stipulation and agreements therein contained and, pursuant to demand of the owner and holder of the secured debt, the undersigned substitute trustee will expose for sale at public auction to the highest bidder for cash at the usual place of sale at the county courthouse of said county at 10:00AM on July 3, 2014 the following described real estate and any other improvements which may be situated thereon, in Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: All that certain parcel of land situate in the Township of Ransom, County of Columbus, State of North Carolina, being known and designated as: Containing 1.18 acres, more or less total, and 1.00 acres more or less, after excluding the portion within the right of way of S.R. 1823, said tract being set forth and delineated upon a plat of a survey for Walter E. Snyder, Sr. and wife, by Soles & Walker, P.A., R.I.S., dated July 11, 1995, and being set forth and delineated upon said plat as follows: Begin at a point marked by an old iron in the Southern right of way line of S.R. 1823, said beginning point marking the Northeastern corner of a tract described in Plat Book 21, Page 4, said beginning point being further located on a tie line South 87 degrees 33 minutes 04 seconds East 2,341.39 feet from a point marked by an old PK nail in the centerline intersection of S.R. 1823 and S.H. 1824. From the beginning point so located, proceed North 01 degree 01 minute 35 seconds East 39.49 feet to a point located on the Southern right of way of the old 18 foot mid-way (see Plat Book 21, Page 4); thence proceed with the Southern right of way of the old 18 foot mid way road South 89 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds East 199.96 feet (chord of curve) to a point marking the Northeastern corner of Farm No. 144 of the New Berlin Colony as set forth on map in Map Book 7, Page 117; thence proceed South 00 degrees 57 minutes 48 seconds West (passing a point marked by an old iron on the Southern right of way margin of S.R. 1823 at 38.78 feet) a total distance of 257.06 feet to a point marked by an old iron; thence proceed North 88 degrees 59 minutes 11 seconds West 200.25 feet to a point marked by an old iron; thence proceed North 01 degree 01 minute 35 seconds East 217.52 feet to a point marked by an old iron on the Southern right of line of S.R. 1823, this being the point and place of beginning. All bearings magnetic North (Plat Book 21, Page 4). And Being more commonly known as: 687 Dew Oil Plant Rd, Delco, NC 28436 The record owner(s) of the property, as reflected on the records of the Register of Deeds, is/are Walter Edward Snyder, Jr. The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale. Any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. This sale is made subject to all prior liens and encumbrances, and unpaid taxes and assessments including but not limited to any transfer tax associated with the foreclosure. A deposit of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, is required and must be tendered in the form of certified funds at the time of the sale. This sale will be held open ten days for upset bids as required by law. Following the expiration of the statutory upset period, all remaining amounts are IMMEDIATELY DUE AND OWING. Failure to remit funds in a timely manner will result in a Declaration of Default and any deposit will be frozen pending the outcome of any re-sale. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, the Substitute Trustee or the attorney of any of the foregoing. SPECIAL NOTICE FOR LEASEHOLD TENANTS: If you are a tenant residing in the property, be advised that an Order for Possession of the property may be issued in favor of the purchaser. Also, if your lease began or was renewed on or after October 1, 2007, be advised that you may terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days written notice to the landlord. You may be liable for rent due under the agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. The date of this Notice is June 12, 2014. Grady I. Ingle or Elizabeth B. Ells Substitute Trustee 10130 Perimeter Parkway, Suite 400 Charlotte, NC 28216 (704) 333-8107 http://shapiroattorneys.com/nc/ 11-015832 June 19, 26, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Executrix of the Estate of PINKIE S. WILSON, late of Columbus County, North Carolina, I, pursuant to N.C.G.S. 28A-14-1, hereby notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the decedent to present them to the undersigned by the 5th day of September, 2014 or this notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to the Estate will make immediate payment to the undersigned. This the 5th day of June, 2014. MARY LEE COLEMAN, EXECUTRIX 15445 ANDREW JACKSON HIGHWAY SW FAIR BLUFF, NC 28439 WRIGHT, WORLEY, POPE, EKSTER & MOSS, PLLC ATTORNEYS FOR THE ESTATE P.O. BOX 457 TABOR CITY, NC 28463 (910) 653-2082 June 5, 12, 19, 26, 2014.


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified on the 23rd day of June, 2014, as Executor Of The Estate Of James Trenton Elderdice, deceased, of Columbus County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the decedent or said Estate to present them to the undersigned within three (3) months from the date of the first publication of this Notice, or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of any recovery. Please direct all claims to the attention of Audrey Lynn Thompson, Executor, Estate Of James Trenton Elderdice, 411 River Road, Tabor City, North Carolina 28463. All persons indebted to said Estate are hereby requested to make immediate payment thereto. This the 23rd day of June, 2014. AUDREY LYNN THOMPSON, Executor of the estate of James Trenton Elderdice 411 River Road Tabor City, North Carolina 28463 T. SCOTT SESSIONS, Attorney For The Estate Of James Trenton Elderdice The McGougan Law Firm 130 Jefferson Street Whiteville, North Carolina 28472 June 26, July 3, 10, 17, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY The undersigned, GERALDINE R. DIXON, having qualified as Executrix of the Estate of REBECCA DANIELS deceased, late of Columbus County, NC, this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned Executrix on or before September 14, 2014 at Powell & Powell, Attorneys, PO Box 428, Whiteville, NC 28472, or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned Executrix. This the 10th day of June, 2014 GERALDINE R. DIXON Executrix 1120 West Desert Hollow Drive San Tan Valley, AZ 85143 c/o J. Coburn Powell Powell & Powell, Attorneys PO Box 428 Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: (910) 642-2728 June 12,19, 26, July 3, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY The undersigned, RUTH L. GOVERNOR, having qualified as Executrix of the Estate of RUBY G. SIMMONS deceased, late of Columbus County, NC, this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned Executrix on or before September 14, 2014 at Powell & Powell, Attorneys, PO Box 428, Whiteville, NC 28472, or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned Executrix. This the 10th day of June, 2014 RUTH L. GOVERNOR Executrix 125 Fruit Ridge Road Whiteville, NC 28472 c/o J. Coburn Powell Powell & Powell, Attorneys PO Box 428 Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: (910) 642-2728 June 12, 19, 26, July 3, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION 2014 E 230 Having qualified as Administrator of the Estate of Frederick Gordan Heath, Jr. of Columbus County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the Estate of said Frederick Gordan Heath, Jr. to present them to Frederick Gordan Heath, 1427 Ness Drive, Castle Hayne, NC 28429, Administrator, by September 25, 2014 or same will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate please make immediate payment. This 17th day of June, 2014. R. V. Biberstein, Jr. Attorney for Frederick Gordan Heath, Administrator P. O. Box 428 Burgaw, NC 28425 June 19, 26, July 3, 14, 2014

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Monday, June 23, 2014

700 – Legals

Columbus County Schools Request for Proposals
TITLE: Elementary/Middle Day Treatment Services ISSUE DATE: June 16, 2014 ISSUING AGENCY: Columbus County Schools Alan Faulk, Superintendent P.O. Box 729 Whiteville, North Carolina 28472 Sealed Proposals subject to the conditions made a part hereof will be received until June 26, 2014, 3:00 p.m., for furnishing services described herein. SEND ALL PROPOSALS DIRECTLY TO THE ISSUING AGENCY ADDRESS SHOWN ABOVE. COST PROPOSALS SHALL BE SUBMITTED IN A SEPARATE SEALED ENVELOPE. SUBMIT TWO SEALED ENVELOPES. ONE ENVELOPE CONTAINING TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ONE SEALED ENVELOPE CONTAINING COST PROPOSALS. IMPORTANT NOTICE: Indicate firm name, “Technical Proposal” or “Cost Proposal,” and RFP number on the front of sealed proposal envelope or package, along with the date for receipt of proposals specified above. Direct all inquiries concerning this RFP to:
Columbus County Schools Alan Faulk, Superintendent P.O. Box 729\cs1 Whiteville, NC 28472 *Please note that all interested parties must be Mental Health endorsed to be able to provide Day Treatment Services. All questions shall be submitted in writing and faxed to Dr. Heather Wing at 910-640-1010 or by calling 910-642-5168, ext. 24023. Questions will be received until 1:00 p.m., June 24, 2014 June 16, 19, 23, 2014


Notice of Foreclosure Sale
14 SP 35 NORTH CAROLINA, COLUMBUS COUNTY Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Scott Cox Dorman and Jennifer W. Dorman to T. Scott Sessions, Trustee(s), which was dated July 19, 2005 and recorded on July 25, 2005 in Book 822 at Page 456 and rerecorded/modified/corrected on September 29, 2005 in Book 830, Page 14, Columbus County Registry, North Carolina. Default having been made of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC, having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust, and the holder of the note evidencing said default having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door of the county courthouse where the property is located, or the usual and customary location at the county courthouse for conducting the sale on July 1, 2014 at 10:00AM, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following described property situated in Columbus County, North Carolina, to wit: All and singular, all that certain lot, parcel. or tract or land containing 0.86 acres, as described in a survey for conveyance to Gregory Wade and wife, Ruby M. Wade, of Tabor City, South Williams Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, dated May 20, 1999, as prepared by Inman Surveying and Mapping, which plat, a copy of which is recorded in Book 593, Page 979, is incorporated herein for more certainty and particularity of description. Being all of lots 8 through 13 inclusively and a portion of Lots 20 through 26, inclusively as described in Plat Book 2, Page 40, and reference is made to Deed Books 170, 178, and 224, Pages 407, 290, and 157, respectively for chain of title. Also see Deed Book 593, Page 976. Being the property conveyed from Greggory D. Wade and wife, Ruby A. Wade to Scott Cox Dorman and wife, Jennifer W. Dorman, by Deed dated the 15th day of June, 2000, and recorded in Deed Book 622, Page 869, Columbus County Registry. And having the physical address of 207 East Fifth Street, Tabor City, North Carolina 28463 and the Parcel ID number as 12476. Save and except any releases, deeds of release or prior conveyances of record. Said property is commonly known as 207 East Fifth Street, Tabor City, NC 28463. THIRD PARTY PURCHASERS MUST PAY THE EXCISE TAX, AND THE COURT COSTS OF FORTY-FIVE CENTS (45¢) PER ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100.00) PURSUANT TO NCGS 7A-308(a)(1). A cash deposit (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts are immediately due and owing. Said property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS WHERE IS.” There are no representations of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale. This sale is made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, any unpaid land transfer taxes, special assessments, easements, rights of way, deeds of release, and any other encumbrances or exceptions of record. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the current owner(s) of the property is/are Scott Cox Dorman and wife, Jennifer W Dorman. An Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. If the trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the trustee, in their sole discretion, if they believe the challenge to have merit, may request the court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC Substitute Trustee Brock & Scott, PLLC Attorneys for Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC 5431 Oleander Drive Suite 200 Wilmington, NC 28403 PHONE: (910) 392-4988 FAX: (910) 392-8587 File No.: 12-04940-FC01 June 16, 23, 2014


Notice of Public Hearing Columbus County Board of Commissioners
Notice is hereby given that the Columbus County Board of Commissioners will conduct a public hearing on Monday, July 7, 2014 at 6:00 PM in the Commissioners Chambers located in the Dempsey B. Herring Courthouse Annex at 112 W. Smith Street in Whiteville, NC. The purpose of the public hearing is to receive oral and written comments from the public regarding the adoption of the Columbus County Land Use Regulation Ordinance. Draft copies of the proposed ordinance are available for review at Columbus County public libraries and on the Columbus County Planning Department webpage. All interested citizens are invited to attend this hearing to present oral and written comments. Contact the Columbus County Planning Department at 910-640-6608 regarding questions. June 23, 26, 2014


Notice of Sale
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK FILE NO.: 14 SP 26 IN RE: Deed of Trust executed by Cape Fear Land & Timber Corporation in favor of William H. Sessoms, Jr., Trustee, securing indebtedness payable to Horry County State Bank, registered in Book 844, Page 587, of the Register of Deeds of Columbus County, N.C.; C. Greg Williamson, being appointed as Substitute Trustee by instrument recorded in Book 1078, Page 310, Columbus County Registry. DATE AND TIME OF SALE: July 3, 2014 at 12:00 Noon PLACE OF SALE: Columbus County Courthouse Door Whiteville, North Carolina PURSUANT to an Order entered by the Clerk of Superior Court of Columbus County, on May 8, 2014, after a hearing, which hearing was held pursuant to Chapter 45 of the General Statutes of North Carolina providing for notice and hearing prior to foreclosure sales; and Notice of Postponement of Foreclosure Sale filed on June 6, 2014; and UNDER AND BY VIRTUE of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust dated March 1, 2006, executed by Cape Fear Land & Timber Corporation in favor of William H. Sessoms, Jr., Trustee, securing indebtedness payable to Horry County State Bank, and recorded in Book 844, Page 587, Columbus County Registry, and the said Deed of Trust being by the terms thereof subject to foreclosure, and the holder of the indebtedness thereby secured having demanded a foreclosure thereof for the purpose of satisfying said indebtedness, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at public auction to the highest bidder, for cash, at the Columbus County Courthouse door in Whiteville, North Carolina, at the time and place as set forth hereinabove, the lands secured by said Deed of Trust, the same lying and being in Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as: Lying and being in Whiteville Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Lying and being in Whiteville Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being all of that certain tract of land containing 1.21 acres total, as shown on map for Randy Thompson and Charles Inman, dated May 18, 2005, by Jimmy Dale Etheridge, P.L.S. Said map is attached hereto and incorporated herein for a more accurate and complete description of the property conveyed herein. This being the same property conveyed in a deed in favor of Cape Fear Land and Timber Corporation dated September 20, 2005, and recorded in Deed Book 829, Page 179, Columbus County Registry. The record owner, as reflected on the records of the Register of Deeds not more than ten (10) days prior to posting this notice, is Cape Fear Land & Timber Corporation. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving a notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 day’s written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. The property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer, and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS”. Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust/security agreement, or both, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents, or authorized representatives of either Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. This sale is made subject to all prior liens or encumbrances, and unpaid taxes and assessments including, but not limited to, any transfer tax associated with the foreclosure, for paying, if any. A deposit of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, is required and must be tendered in the form of cash or certified funds at the time of the sale. This sale will be held open ten days for upset bids as required by law. Following the expiration of the statutory upset period, all remaining amounts are immediately due and owing. The highest bidder will be responsible for the payment of revenue stamps payable to the Register of Deeds and any final court and or auditing fees payable to the Clerk of Superior Court which are assessed on the high bid resulting from this foreclosure sale. An order of possession of the property being sold may be issued pursuant to N.C.G.S. 45-21. 29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the Clerk of Superior Court of the county in which the property is sold. This the 6th day of June, 2014. C. GREG WILLIAMSON, Substitute Trustee WILLIAMSON, WALTON, & SCOTT L.L.P. 136 Washington Street P.O. Box 1467 Whiteville, NC 28472 910-642-7151 June 23, 30 2014


Notice of Service of Process by Publication
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY In the District Court Bertha Jaimes-Serafin vs. Israel Lagunas Case No. 13 JT 41 Complaint for Termination of Parental Rights To: Israel Lagunas: Take notice that a pleading seeking relief against you has been filed in the above-entitled action. The nature of the relief being sought is as follows: Termination of Parental Rights You are required to make defense to such pleading not later than July 26, 2014 that being 40 days after the date of the first publication of this notice, and upon your failure to do so the party seeking service against you will apply to the court for the relief sought. This, the 16th day of June, 2014 Margaret Jennings Attorney for Bertha Jaimes-Serafin 1501 South Third Street Wilmington, NC 28401 June 16, 23, 30, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Administratrix of the estate of James Junior Barnes, deceased, late of Columbus County, the undersigned hereby notifies all persons having claims against the estate of said decedent to present them to the undersigned within three (3) months from the date of the first publication, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate will please make immediate payment. This the 2nd day of June, 2014. Melody Barnes Thompson, Administratrix of the estate of James Junior Barnes, 2151 Dolph Lewis Road Cerro Gordo, NC 28430 June 2, 9, 16, 23, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Executrix of the estate of Calvin Willis Williams, deceased, late of Columbus County, the undersigned hereby notifies all persons having claims against the estate of said decedent to present them to the undersigned within three (3) months from the date of the first publication, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate will please make immediate payment. This the 23rd day of June, 2014. Paula W. Tyson, Executrix of the estate of Calvin Willis Williams, 3672 Privette Road Matthew, NC 28104 June 23, 30, July 7, 14 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY The undersigned, THEODORE LEONARD SHAW, having qualified as Executor of the Estate of FRED DOUGLAS SHAW, JR. deceased, late of Columbus County, NC, this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned Executor on or before September 11, 2014 at Powell & Powell, Attorneys, PO Box 428, Whiteville, NC 28472, or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned Executor. This the 5th day of June 2014 THEODORE LEONARD SHAW Executor 2911 General Howe Road Riegelwood, NC 28456 c/o J. Coburn Powell Powell & Powell, Attorneys PO Box 428 Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: (910) 642-2728 June 9, 16, 23, 30, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY The undersigned THURMAN DEONDREA WILLIAMS, having qualified as Administrator of the Estate of JOHNNIE MAE CATHY JOHNSON WILLIAMS deceased, late of Columbus County, NC, this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned Administrator on or before September 4, 2014 at Powell & Powell Attorneys, PO Box 428, Whiteville, NC 28472, or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned Administrator. This the 29th day of May, 2014. Thurman Deondrea Williams Administrator 22 Lee Road 2176 Phenix City, AL 36870 c/o J. Coburn Powell Powell & Powell, Attorneys PO Box 428 Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: (910) 642-2728 June 2, 9, 16, 23, 2014


Public Notice Sale of County Property
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS The Columbus County Board of Commissioners, at its meeting on June 16, 2014, authorized the sale of certain County owned real property by the Upset Bid Process. An offer of $8,250.00 has been submitted for the purchase of certain property owned by the County of Columbus, more particularly described as follows: Being all of Lot 25 as shown on map made by Moore, Garner and Associates, Inc., which map was made for Honey Hill Development Corporation and is designated as Section 2 of the Honey Hill Development and was filed for record on July 3, 1974, and is recorded in Plat Book 14, Page 120, Office of the Register of Deeds of Columbus County, which plat is hereby incorporated by reference for more particularity of description. This property is subject to those certain restrictions concerning the use of said property, and said restrictions are designated as Honey Hill Section II and recorded in Deed Book 284, page 864, Columbus County Registry, and these restrictions are hereby incorporated by reference and asked to be made a part of this description the same as if fully set out herein. The above described property is located in Bogue Township, Columbus County, North Carolina. Any person may submit an upset bid to the Clerk to the Board of Commissioners, 111 Washington Street, Whiteville, North Carolina 28472 by 5:00 p.m., July 7, 2014. Once a qualifying higher bid is received, the bid will become the new offer. If a qualifying bid is received, the Clerk to the Board shall cause a new notice of upset bid to be published, and shall continue to do so until a 10 day period has passed without any qualifying upset bid having been received. A qualifying higher bid is one that raises the existing offer by not less than ten percent (10%) of the first $1,000.00 of that offer and five percent (5%) of the remainder of that offer. A qualifying higher bid must be accompanied by a deposit in the amount of five percent (5%) of the bid; the deposit may be made in cash, cashier’s check, or certified check. The County will return the deposit on any bid not accepted, and will return the deposit on an offer subject to upset if a qualifying higher bid is received. The County will return the deposit of the final high bidder at closing. The buyer must pay cash, certified check or cashier’s check at closing. The Board of Commissioners must approve the final high offer before the sale is closed, which it will do within 30 days after the final upset bid period has passed. The County reserves the right to withdraw the property from sale at any time before the final high bid is accepted and the right to reject at any time all bids. This the 23rd day of June, 2014 MICHAEL H. STEPHENS Columbus County Attorney 111 Washington Street Whiteville, North Carolina 28472 Telephone: (910) 642-5645 June 23, 2014


Notice of Foreclosure Sale
14 SP 64 NORTH CAROLINA, COLUMBUS COUNTY Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by David C. Bivens and Amber W. Bivens to Philip E. Greer, Trustee(s), which was dated July 21, 2003 and recorded on July 21, 2003 in Book 744 at Page 655, Columbus County Registry, North Carolina. Default having been made of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC, having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust, and the holder of the note evidencing said default having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door of the county courthouse where the property is located, or the usual and customary location at the county courthouse for conducting the sale on July 1, 2014 at 11:30AM, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following described property situated in Columbus County, North Carolina, to wit: Lying and being in the Town of Whiteville, Whiteville Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Beginning at a stake in the northern line of the right of way of Elm Street, the Southeast corner of those lands conveyed by Syrena H. Watts, et al., to Henry Shumate Sullivan and wife by deed recorded in Deed Book 246, Page 523, Columbus County Registry; and running thence with said right of way line of Elm Street South 79 degrees 36 minutes East 110 feet to an iron pipe; thence North 6 degrees 45 minutes East 209.48 feet to an iron pipe; thence North 88 degrees 31 minutes West 110.25 feet to an iron pipe, Sullivan’s Northeast corner; thence with said Sullivan’s line South 6 degrees 45 minutes West 192.36 feet to the point of beginning. Save and except any releases, deeds of release or prior conveyances of record. Said property is commonly known as 210 Elm Street, Whiteville, NC 28472. THIRD PARTY PURCHASERS MUST PAY THE EXCISE TAX, AND THE COURT COSTS OF FORTY-FIVE CENTS (45¢) PER ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100.00) PURSUANT TO NCGS 7A-308(a)(1). A cash deposit (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts are immediately due and owing. Said property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS WHERE IS.” There are no representations of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale. This sale is made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, any unpaid land transfer taxes, special assessments, easements, rights of way, deeds of release, and any other encumbrances or exceptions of record. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the current owner(s) of the property is/are David C. Bivens and Amber W. Bivens. An Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. If the trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the trustee, in their sole discretion, if they believe the challenge to have merit, may request the court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC Substitute Trustee Brock & Scott, PLLC Attorneys for Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC 5431 Oleander Drive Suite 200 Wilmington, NC 28403 PHONE: (910) 392-4988 FAX: (910) 392-8587 File No.: 14-02507-FC01 June 16, 23, 2014

Thursday, June 19, 2014

700 – Legals

Notice of Foreclosure Sale
14-SP-76 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made SHERRY OSBOURNE AND JOHN OSBOURNE to PHILIP E. GREER, Trustee(s). dated the7th day of SEPTEMBER, 2006 and recorded in BOOK 864, PAGE 422, COLUMBUS County Registry, North Carolina, Default having been made in the payment of the note thereby secured by the said teed of Trust and the undersigned, ANDERSON & STRICKLAND, P.A., having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by an instrument duly recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds of COLUMBUS County, North Carolina and the holder of the note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the Courthouse Door, in the City of WHITEVILLE, COLUMBUS County, North Carolina at 10:00 A.M. ON JUNE 24th, 2014, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following real estate situated in the County of COLUMBUS, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Beginning at a post on the east side of highway leading from Cerro Gordo to Cherry Grove at the North Bank of the intersection of a ditch, said post being located North 2 degrees East with said highway line 911 feet from the Southwest corner of Alfred V. Williamson and the northwest corner of Corbett Blackwell and runs thence North 6 degrees East with said highway line 209 feet to a stake; thence South 88 degrees and 6 minutes East 210 feet to a stake; thence South 6 degrees West 209 feet to the bank of said ditch; thence with the north edge of said ditch North 86 degrees and 6 minutes West 210 feet to the beginning point, containing one (1) acre as surveyed December 2, 1959, by T. P. Hinson, Surveyor, and being a part of the land conveyed to Alfred V. Williamson by Dr. J. C. Williamson. And being Tract 2 in deed dated January 25, 1975 to Bobby H. Combs and recorded in Book 282, Page 589, Columbus County Registry. Being the same tract of land conveyed to Terry Sue Norris and Jackie Joseph Norris by deed dated July 14, 2005 and recorded in Book 821, Page 773, Columbus County Registry. Said property being located at: 2853 CHERRY GROVE ROAD, CERRO GORDO, NC 28430 PRESENT RECORD OWNER BEING: SHERRY D. OSBOURNE AND JOHN A. OSBOURNE Trustee may, in the Trustee’s sole discretion, delay the sale for up to one hour as provided in N.C.G.S. 45-21.23. Also, this property is being sold subject to all taxes, special assessments, and prior liens or encumbrances of record and any recorded releases. Should the property be purchased by a third party, that person must pay the statutory final assessment fee of forty-five cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ( $100.00 ) required by N.C.G.S. 7A-308 (a) (1), and any applicable county and/or state land transfer tax and/or revenue tax. Any successful bidder shall be required to tender the full balance of the purchase price so bid, in cash or certified check, at the time the Substitute Trustee tenders to him a deed for the property or attempts to tender such deed, and should said successful bidder fail to pay the full balance of the purchase price so bid, at that time he shall remain liable on his bid as provided for in N.C.G.S. 45-21.30(d) and (e). The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust/security agreement, or both, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either the Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. A cash deposit or cashier’s check (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. That an Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to N.C.G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. This the 28TH day of May, 2014. Michael W. Strickland, as Attorney for and President of ANDERSON & STRICKLAND, P.A Substitute Trustee 210 East Russell Street, Suite 104 Fayetteville, North Carolina 28301 (910) 483-3300 June 12, 19, 2014


Columbus County Schools Request for Proposals
TITLE: Elementary/Middle Day Treatment Services ISSUE DATE: June 16, 2014 ISSUING AGENCY: Columbus County Schools Alan Faulk, Superintendent P.O. Box 729 Whiteville, North Carolina 28472 Sealed Proposals subject to the conditions made a part hereof will be received until June 26, 2014, 3:00 p.m., for furnishing services described herein. SEND ALL PROPOSALS DIRECTLY TO THE ISSUING AGENCY ADDRESS SHOWN ABOVE. COST PROPOSALS SHALL BE SUBMITTED IN A SEPARATE SEALED ENVELOPE. SUBMIT TWO SEALED ENVELOPES. ONE ENVELOPE CONTAINING TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ONE SEALED ENVELOPE CONTAINING COST PROPOSALS. IMPORTANT NOTICE: Indicate firm name, “Technical Proposal” or “Cost Proposal,” and RFP number on the front of sealed proposal envelope or package, along with the date for receipt of proposals specified above. Direct all inquiries concerning this RFP to:
Columbus County Schools Alan Faulk, Superintendent P.O. Box 729\cs1 Whiteville, NC 28472 *Please note that all interested parties must be Mental Health endorsed to be able to provide Day Treatment Services. All questions shall be submitted in writing and faxed to Dr. Heather Wing at 910-640-1010 or by calling 910-642-5168, ext. 24023. Questions will be received until 1:00 p.m., June 24, 2014 June 16, 19, 23, 2014


Notice of Foreclosure Sale
14-SP-77 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made BEVERLY W. WILLIAMSON, NOW DECEASED to JAMES C. BLAINE, Trustee(s), dated the 14TH day of APRIL, 1998 and recorded in BOOK 556, PAGE 162, COLUMBUS County Registry, North Carolina, Default having been made in the payment of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, ANDERSON & STRICKLAND, P.A., having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by an instrument duly recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds of COLUMBUS County, North Carolina and the holder of the note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the Courthouse Door, in the City of WHITEVILLE, COLUMBUS County, North Carolina at 10:00 A.M. ON JUNE 24th, 2014, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following real estate situated in the County of COLUMBUS, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: FIRST TRACT: A certain tract or parcel of land lying and being in Whiteville Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, said tract being more particularly described as follows: To arrive at the beginning point, begin at an old PK nail located at the intersection of the centerlines of S.R. 1552 and S.R. 1551, from said old PK nail proceed on a tie line North 60 degrees 24 minutes West 889.67 feet to a nail located in the centerline of S.R. 1552; thence continue on a tie line North 62 degrees 20 minutes West 208.39 feet to an old PK nail located in the centerline of S.R. 1552; thence proceed with a tie line South 28 degrees 56 minutes West 24.72 feet to an old iron located North of the Southern right of way margin of S.R. 1552, said old iron marking the Northeast corner of the tract herein described and being the point and place of beginning. FROM SAID BEGINNING POINT, proceed South 27 degrees 22 minutes West 155.88 feet to an old iron; thence continue South 27 degrees 22 minutes West 65.72 feet to an iron; thence proceed North 69 degrees 44 minutes West 196.31 feet to an iron; thence proceed North 26 degrees 44 minutes East 65.64 feet to an iron; thence proceed North 26 degrees 44 minutes East 175.72 feet to an iron located North of the Southern right of way margin of S.R. 1552; thence proceed South 63 degrees 56 minutes East 197.56 feet to an old iron, this being the point and place of beginning. All bearings magnetic North 1973. The tract herein described is all of Lot No. 2, containing 0.75 acres, total, more or less, including .02 acres within the right of way of S.R. 1552, and all of Lot No. 3, containing 0.29 acres, more or less, as set forth and delineated upon a survey for S.P. Stanley, Jr., dated October 10, 1984. For chain of title, see Deeds recorded in Deed Book 360, Page 179, Deed Book 362, Page 592, and Deed Book 367, Page 72, Columbus County Registry. SECOND TRACT: BEGINNING at a point marked by an old iron within the right of way of S.R. 1552, said beginning point being the Northwest’ corner of lands conveyed by S.P. Stanley, Jr. and wife, Juanita H. Stanley to Beverly Williamson McColskey by Deed dated October 11, 1984, and recorded in Deed Book 360, Page 179 of the Columbus County Registry; thence with the Western line of said McColskey lands South 26 degrees 44 minutes West 241.36 feet to a point marked by an old iron, the McColskey Southwest corner; thence a new line North 69 degrees 44 minutes West 45.27 feet to a new corner; thence a new line North 27 degrees 13 minutes East 245.98 feet to a new corner within the right of way of S.R. 1552; thence along S.R. 1552 South 63 degrees 56 minutes East 42.89 feet to the Point of Beginning, containing 0.25 acre, more or less. Being the same property as described in Deed dated August 15, 1986 from Juanita H. Stanley, Widow to Herman Williamson and wife, Beverly W. Williamson, and recorded in Book 376, Page 230, Columbus County Registry. Said property being located at: 1199 SMYRNA ROAD, WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 PRESENT RECORD OWNER BEING: NICOLAS N. MCCOLSKEY, HEIR AT LAW OF BEVERLY W. WILLIAMSON, NOW DECEASED Trustee may, in the Trustee’s sole discretion, delay the sale for up to one hour as provided in N.C.G.S. 45-21.23. Also, this property is being sold subject to all taxes, special assessments, and prior liens or encumbrances of record and any recorded releases. Should the property be purchased by a third party, that person must pay the statutory final assessment fee of forty-five cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ( $100.00 ) required by N.C.G.S. 7A-308 (a) (1), and any applicable county and/or state land transfer tax and/or revenue tax. Any successful bidder shall be required to tender the full balance of the purchase price so bid, in cash or certified check, at the time the Substitute Trustee tenders to him a deed for the property or attempts to tender such deed, and should said successful bidder fail to pay the full balance of the purchase price so bid, at that time he shall remain liable on his bid as provided for in N.C.G.S. 45-21.30(d) and (e). The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust/security agreement, or both, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either the Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. A cash deposit or cashier’s check (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. That an Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to N.C.G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. This the 28TH day of May, 2014. Michael W. Strickland, as Attorney for and President of ANDERSON & STRICKLAND, P.A Substitute Trustee 210 East Russell Street, Suite 104 Fayetteville, North Carolina 28301 (910) 483-3300 June 12, 19, 2014


Notice of Foreclosure Sale File No. 14-SP-80
Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Ralph Delane Fowler and Phyllis P Fowler aka Phyllis Prince Fowler, husband and wife, to James G. Graham, Trustee, dated February 7, 2002 and recorded in Book 680, at Page 320 in the Columbus County Registry, Whiteville, North Carolina, default having been made in the payment of the Note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust, and the undersigned having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by instrument duly recorded in the office of the Register of Deeds of the aforesaid county, and the Holder of the Note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door in the City of Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina, on July 2, 2014, at 10:45 a.m. and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following real estate: Generally described as certain real property, with any and all improvements thereon, located in Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: FIRST TRACT: BEGINNING on a pipe in the center of an old ditch at its intersection with the Southwest edge of the right of way of the new NC # 130, said right of way extending 50 feet on each side of the center of the hard surface and said point of beginning being the most Easterly corner of the parcel of land described in Deed hereinafter referred to, and running with the center of said ditch South 45 degrees 30 minutes West 124 feet to the most Southerly corner of the said parcel of land; thence North 37 degrees 30 minutes West 157 feet to a pipe; a new corner by an old wire fence; thence a new line North, 36 degrees 30 minutes East 132 feet to a new pipe corner in the Southwest edge of said new highway right of way (50 feet from the centerline of the hard surface); thence with the curve of the said Southwest edge of the right of way to the beginning, the chord of the curve being South 36 degrees 15 minutes East 176 feet, containing 0.50 of an acre, more or less, and being the Southeastern portion of the parcel of land described in Deed dated January 20, 1969 from A F. McGirt and wife to Homer B. McGirt and wife, Sadie H. McGirt, recorded in book 254, Page 44, Columbus County Registry. Being the same property conveyed by Deed from Homer B. McGirt and wife, Sadie H. McGirt to Norman Sellers and wife, Evelyn Lee Sellers and Bennie Sellers and wife, Christine Thompson Sellers, and recorded in Book 262, Page 77, Columbus County Registry, and incorporated herein by reference. Being also the same property conveyed by Deed from Norman Sellers and wife, Evelyn Lee Sellers and Bennie Sellers and wife, Christine Thompson Sellers to Ralph Delane Fowler and wife, Phyllis Prince Fowler and Johnny Ray Sellers and wife, Kay Connor Sellers, dated May 5, 1986 and recorded in Deed Book 374, Page 672, Columbus County Registry. SECOND TRACT: BEGINNING at an iron located in the Southwest edge of the R/W of new NC#l30 (for a tie Line begin at N.C. Grid Monument “Culvert” N: 200281.9068, E: 2,087,247.566; said N.C. Grid Monument being located South 66 degrees 53 minutes 20 seconds East 255.09 feet from an old steel stake and runs thence from the N.C. Grid Monument South 11 degrees 32 minutes 20 seconds East 173.75 feet to the point of beginning of this tract), said point of beginning also being the Northeast comer of Sessions Farm Machinery, Inc. Tract; and runs thence from said point of beginning and with the Southeast edge of NC #130, South 44 degrees 1 minute 20 seconds East 109.65 feet to an old iron pipe in the margin of NC # 130; thence South 35 degrees 09 minutes 40 seconds West 131.10 feet an old iron pipe; thence with, or about with, a fence North 41 degrees 03 minutes 49 seconds West 109.95 feet to an iron by a fence post in the line of Sessions Farm Machinery, Inc. Tract; thence with said Sessions line and with, or about with, a fence North 34 degrees 44 minutes 40 seconds East 125.50 feet to the point of beginning, containing 0.32 acre, more or less, according to a “Survey for Jerome A Rooks” as prepared by Lloyd R Walker, dated November 19, 1980, recorded in map Book 30, page, 13, Columbus County Registry, and reference is made to said plat for further identification purposes. For source of title, reference is made to Deed Book 254, Page 44, Deed Book 325, page 140, Deed Book 405, Page 334, Columbus County Registry, and Estate File No. 78 E 219, Clerk of Court of Columbus County. The above two tracts being the same property as described in Deed dated December 3, 1991 from Johnny Ray Sellers and wife, Kay C. Sellers to Ralph Delane Fowler and wife, Phyllis P. Fowler, and recorded in Book 425, Page 257, Columbus County Registry. LESS AND EXCEPT from the above described two tracts is that portion thereof, containing 0.37 acres, more or less, heretofore conveyed to Joseph L. Hudson & wife, Betty B. Hudson by Deed recorded in Deed Book 518, Page 842, which Deed is incorporated by reference for further particularity of description. THIRD TRACT: Being a 1.35 acres, more or less, tract of land, bounded, now or formerly, on the North by lands of Daniel Jackson Gore; on the East by the western edge of N.C. Highway 130; on the South by an unnamed street and on the West by a 0.10 acre, more or less, tract of land conveyed to Martin, with said 1.35 acres, more or less, tract of land being more particularly described as follows: Being that certain 1.35 acres, more or less, tract of land as it is described on a map of a survey for Daniel Jackson Gore dated 3 September 1992, prepared by David B. Goldston, Jr., Registered Land Surveyor, with said map of the 1.35 acres, more or less, tract of land being recorded in Deed Book 470, page 33, Columbus County Registry and being incorporated herewith by reference for a further and more certain description of the 1.35 acres, more or less, tract of land. For chain of title reference is made to Deed Book 526, page 593, Columbus County Registry. Together with all additional rights, title, and interests of Grantor conveyed and described in the Deed of Trust recorded in Book 680, at Page 320 in the office of the Register of Deeds of Columbus County. This is a portion of the property described in the Deed of Trust recorded in Book 680, at Page 320 in the office of the Register of Deeds of Columbus County. The current property Owners are Ralph Delane Fowler and wife, Phyllis P. Fowler. The sale is made subject to all taxes (including but not limited to any applicable transfer taxes), special and homeowners’ association assessments, and prior liens or encumbrances of record against the said property, unrecorded mechanics’ and materialmen’s liens, and any recorded releases. The property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Foreclosure Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS, AND WITH ALL FAULTS.” Neither the Substitute Trustee nor the Holder of the Note secured by the Deed of Trust/Security Agreement, or both, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representatives of either the Substitute Trustee or the Holder of the Note make any representation of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. To the extent not inconsistent with the terms of the Deed of Trust, the Substitute Trustee reserves the right to offer the property for sale as a whole or in such parts or parcels thereof as are separately described in the Deed of Trust, or the Substitute Trustee may offer the property for sale by each method and sell the property by the method which produces the highest price. A cash deposit not to exceed the greater of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or Seven Hundred Fifty and No/100 Dollars ($750.00) may be required at the time of the sale. If no upset bid is filed within ten (10) days from the date the Report of Foreclosure Sale is filed, a Trustee’s Deed will be tendered to the highest bidder. Any successful bidder shall be required to tender the full balance of the purchase price so bid in cash or certified funds at the time the Substitute Trustee tenders to him a Trustee’s Deed for the property or attempts to tender such deed, and should said successful bidder fail to pay the full balance purchase price so bid at that time, he may remain liable on his bid as provided for in N.C. Gen. Stat. ¤¤ 45-21.30(d) and (e). In addition to the purchase price so bid any successful bidder will also be responsible for payment of revenue stamps and other costs of closing the sale. An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to N.C. Gen. Stat. ¤ 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the Clerk of Superior Court of the county in which the property is sold. In accordance with N.C. Gen. Stat. ¤ 45-21.16A(b), in the event that this Notice of Foreclosure Sale relates to residential real property with less than 15 rental units, any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. This the 3rd day of June, 2014. Kimberly Elizabeth Lee Attorney for WASLAW, LLC WASLAW, LLC Substitute Trustee Post Office Box 8088 Greenville, NC 27835-8088 Telephone: 252-215-4000 June 19, 26, 2014


Notice of Public Hearing
Notice is hereby given that the Budget Officer of the Town of Cerro Gordo has submitted a recommended Budget to the Town Council. Equal revenues and expenditures in the following funds are recommended: General Fund $98,003 Water Fund $24,640 Sewer Fund $25,160 Total of All Funds $147,803 A Public Hearing on the Budget will be held on June 23, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the Town Hall. The Public is invited to attend this hearing and to provide comment Wanda Prevatte Town Clerk June 16, 19, 2014


Notice of Publication
State of Michigan 4th Judicial Circuit Judicial District County of Jackson 14-1100 DO BRENDA WICKER BETHEA PLAINTIFF V. James Bethea DEFENDANT Notice of Service of Process by Publication To: James Bethea Please Take Notice THAT A PLEADING SEEKING RELIEF AGAINST YOU HAS BEEN FILED IN THE ABOVE ENTITLED ACTION. THE NATURE OF THE RELIEF SOUGHT IS AS FOLLOWS: A Divorce You Are Required TO MAKE SUCH DEFENSE TO SUCH PLEADING NOT LATER THAN JULY 16, 2014 AND UPON YOUR FAILURE TO DO SO, THE PARTY SEEKING RELIEF AGAINST YOU WILL APPLY TO THE COURT FOR THE RELIEF SOUGHT. THIS THE 5TH DAY OF JUNE, 2014 BY: BRENDA BETHEA 802 SOUTH WEST AVE JACKSON, MI 49203 JUE 5, 12, 19, 2014


Notice of Sale
IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE OF NORTH CAROLINA SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION COLUMBUS COUNTY 14SP79 IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF A DEED OF TRUST EXECUTED BY HARRIETT S. SNYDER DATED NOVEMBER 11, 2002 AND RECORDED IN BOOK 712 AT PAGE 894 IN THE COLUMBUS COUNTY PUBLIC REGISTRY, NORTH CAROLINA Under and by virtue of the power and authority contained in the above-referenced deed of trust and because of default in the payment of the secured indebtedness and failure to perform the stipulation and agreements therein contained and, pursuant to demand of the owner and holder of the secured debt, the undersigned substitute trustee will expose for sale at public auction to the highest bidder for cash at the usual place of sale at the county courthouse of said county at 10:00AM on July 3, 2014 the following described real estate and any other improvements which may be situated thereon, in Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: All that certain parcel of land situate in the Township of Ransom, County of Columbus, State of North Carolina, being known and designated as: Containing 1.18 acres, more or less total, and 1.00 acres more or less, after excluding the portion within the right of way of S.R. 1823, said tract being set forth and delineated upon a plat of a survey for Walter E. Snyder, Sr. and wife, by Soles & Walker, P.A., R.I.S., dated July 11, 1995, and being set forth and delineated upon said plat as follows: Begin at a point marked by an old iron in the Southern right of way line of S.R. 1823, said beginning point marking the Northeastern corner of a tract described in Plat Book 21, Page 4, said beginning point being further located on a tie line South 87 degrees 33 minutes 04 seconds East 2,341.39 feet from a point marked by an old PK nail in the centerline intersection of S.R. 1823 and S.H. 1824. From the beginning point so located, proceed North 01 degree 01 minute 35 seconds East 39.49 feet to a point located on the Southern right of way of the old 18 foot mid-way (see Plat Book 21, Page 4); thence proceed with the Southern right of way of the old 18 foot mid way road South 89 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds East 199.96 feet (chord of curve) to a point marking the Northeastern corner of Farm No. 144 of the New Berlin Colony as set forth on map in Map Book 7, Page 117; thence proceed South 00 degrees 57 minutes 48 seconds West (passing a point marked by an old iron on the Southern right of way margin of S.R. 1823 at 38.78 feet) a total distance of 257.06 feet to a point marked by an old iron; thence proceed North 88 degrees 59 minutes 11 seconds West 200.25 feet to a point marked by an old iron; thence proceed North 01 degree 01 minute 35 seconds East 217.52 feet to a point marked by an old iron on the Southern right of line of S.R. 1823, this being the point and place of beginning. All bearings magnetic North (Plat Book 21, Page 4). And Being more commonly known as: 687 Dew Oil Plant Rd, Delco, NC 28436 The record owner(s) of the property, as reflected on the records of the Register of Deeds, is/are Walter Edward Snyder, Jr. The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale. Any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. This sale is made subject to all prior liens and encumbrances, and unpaid taxes and assessments including but not limited to any transfer tax associated with the foreclosure. A deposit of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, is required and must be tendered in the form of certified funds at the time of the sale. This sale will be held open ten days for upset bids as required by law. Following the expiration of the statutory upset period, all remaining amounts are IMMEDIATELY DUE AND OWING. Failure to remit funds in a timely manner will result in a Declaration of Default and any deposit will be frozen pending the outcome of any re-sale. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, the Substitute Trustee or the attorney of any of the foregoing. SPECIAL NOTICE FOR LEASEHOLD TENANTS: If you are a tenant residing in the property, be advised that an Order for Possession of the property may be issued in favor of the purchaser. Also, if your lease began or was renewed on or after October 1, 2007, be advised that you may terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days written notice to the landlord. You may be liable for rent due under the agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. The date of this Notice is June 12, 2014. Grady I. Ingle or Elizabeth B. Ells Substitute Trustee 10130 Perimeter Parkway, Suite 400 Charlotte, NC 28216 (704) 333-8107 http://shapiroattorneys.com/nc/ 11-015832 June 19, 26, 2014


Notice of Tax Foreclosure Sale
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION FILE NO.: 14 CV 287 COUNTY OF COLUMBUS, Plaintiff”” VS MICHAEL YOUNG GORE; KELLIE B.GORE; NBSC, Beneficiary (Lienholder); UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Department of The Treasury, Beneficiary (Lienholder); Defendants NOTICE is hereby given that the COUNTY OF COLUMBUS as a body politic incorporate of the State of North Carolina, is exercising its power and authority to assess, levy and collect taxes against real and personal property located within its boundaries in accordance with the laws of the State of North Carolina and the Judgment entered on the 2nd day of May, 2014 and is foreclosing on the following land of MICHAEL YOUNG GORE and KELLIE B.GORE in order to satisfy the properly assessed but unpaid taxes upon certain lands. Pursuant to the Judgment entered on the 2nd day of May, 2014, William E. Wood has been appointed Commissioner with the authority to sell the following land at the Courthouse Door, Columbus County Courthouse in the City of Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina at 12:15 o’clock p.m. on the 26th day of June, 2014 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash all interest in the following described real estate: Lying and being in Chadbourn Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Bounded on the East by State Road 1443 on the North and West by James Mack on the South by Seaboard Coastline Railroad. Beginning at an iron stake in the west margin of State Road 1443, a common corner with James Mack, said POINT OF BEGINNING being located North 82 degrees 02 minutes 30 seconds West 3.96 feet from an old iron which old iron is located North 82 degrees 02 minutes 30 seconds West 26.06 feet from a PK nail in the center line of State Road 1443; and runs thence North 82 degrees 02 minutes 30 seconds West 255.35 feet from said iron stake in the West margin of said right of way to an old iron corner (being an over-all distance of 285.37 feet to the PK nail in the center line of State Road 1443); and runs thence South 7 degrees 35 minutes West 110.52 feet to an iron stake; thence continuing South 7 degrees 35 minutes West 190.00 feet to an iron stake; thence continuing South 7 degrees 35 minutes West 191.41 feet to an iron stake in the North margin of Seaboard Coastline right of way; thence with said right of way South 81 degrees 43 minutes East 252.37 feet to an iron stake in the West margin of State Road 1443; said point being also located on a tie-line North 17 degrees 04 minutes West 71.94 feet from a nail and cap where the centerline of State Road 1443 intersects the centerline of Seaboard Coastline Railroad right of way; thence North 7 degrees 35 minutes 30 seconds East and with the West margin of State Road 1443 301.69 feet to an iron stake; thence North 8 degrees 28 minutes East and continuing with the West margin of State Road 1443 191.65 feet to an iron stake; the POINT OF BEGINNING and containing 2.86 acres. Being the same property surveyed and platted by Billy M. Duncan, Registered Land Surveyor, on August 20, 1975, said plat being duly recorded in Map Book 16, Page 110, Columbus County Registry, the same being incorporated herein by reference. Being the same property conveyed by Burris Cliff, single, to Gore Brothers, Inc., by Deed dated August 25, 1975, recorded in Book 286, Page 735, Columbus County Registry. Also being the same property conveyed by Gore Brothers, Inc., to Michael Young Gore by Deed dated June 8, 1989, recorded in Book 403, Page 523, Columbus County Registry. The property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance: “AS IS, WHERE IS”. Neither the Commissioner nor the County of Columbus, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representatives of either the Commissioner or the County of Columbus make any representation of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold free and clear of all taxes, special assessments, prior liens or encumbrances of record against said property except as may have priority under Federal or State Law, if any. A cash deposit of 20% of the purchase price, or $750 whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale with the balance remaining due to be paid in full by cash or certified funds at the Office of the Commissioner within three (3) days after the entry of the Judgment of Confirmation by the Clerk of Court. Hearing before the Honorable Amy Nance, Assistant Clerk of Superior Court for Columbus County, North Carolina was held in connection with this foreclosure on 2nd day of May, 2014 at which time Clerk Amy Nance authorized this foreclosure sale as required by statute. This the 4th day of June, 2014. WILLIAM E WOOD COMMISSIONER 100 COURTHOUSE SQUARE WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 TELEPHONE: (910)-642-3965 STATE BAR NO.: 5901 June 12, 19, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Executrix of the Estate of PINKIE S. WILSON, late of Columbus County, North Carolina, I, pursuant to N.C.G.S. 28A-14-1, hereby notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the decedent to present them to the undersigned by the 5th day of September, 2014 or this notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to the Estate will make immediate payment to the undersigned. This the 5th day of June, 2014. MARY LEE COLEMAN, EXECUTRIX 15445 ANDREW JACKSON HIGHWAY SW FAIR BLUFF, NC 28439 WRIGHT, WORLEY, POPE, EKSTER & MOSS, PLLC ATTORNEYS FOR THE ESTATE P.O. BOX 457 TABOR CITY, NC 28463 (910) 653-2082 June 5, 12, 19, 26, 2014.


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Executor of the estate of James Byron Martin, deceased, late of Columbus County, the undersigned hereby notifies all persons having claims against the estate of said decedent to present them to the undersigned within three (3) months from the date of the first publication, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate will please make immediate payment. This the 29th day of May, 2014. Paul Jeffrey Martin, Executor of the estate of James Byron Martin, 2120 Sea Mountain Hwy, Suite 220 N. Myrtle Beach, SC 29582 May 29, June 5, 12, 19, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY The undersigned, GERALDINE R. DIXON, having qualified as Executrix of the Estate of REBECCA DANIELS deceased, late of Columbus County, NC, this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned Executrix on or before September 14, 2014 at Powell & Powell, Attorneys, PO Box 428, Whiteville, NC 28472, or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned Executrix. This the 10th day of June, 2014 GERALDINE R. DIXON Executrix 1120 West Desert Hollow Drive San Tan Valley, AZ 85143 c/o J. Coburn Powell Powell & Powell, Attorneys PO Box 428 Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: (910) 642-2728 June 12,19, 26, July 3, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY The undersigned, RUTH L. GOVERNOR, having qualified as Executrix of the Estate of RUBY G. SIMMONS deceased, late of Columbus County, NC, this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned Executrix on or before September 14, 2014 at Powell & Powell, Attorneys, PO Box 428, Whiteville, NC 28472, or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned Executrix. This the 10th day of June, 2014 RUTH L. GOVERNOR Executrix 125 Fruit Ridge Road Whiteville, NC 28472 c/o J. Coburn Powell Powell & Powell, Attorneys PO Box 428 Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: (910) 642-2728 June 12, 19, 26, July 3, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION 2014 E 230 Having qualified as Administrator of the Estate of Frederick Gordan Heath, Jr. of Columbus County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the Estate of said Frederick Gordan Heath, Jr. to present them to Frederick Gordan Heath, 1427 Ness Drive, Castle Hayne, NC 28429, Administrator, by September 25, 2014 or same will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate please make immediate payment. This 17th day of June, 2014. R. V. Biberstein, Jr. Attorney for Frederick Gordan Heath, Administrator P. O. Box 428 Burgaw, NC 28425 June 19, 26, July 3, 14, 2014


Time Warner Cable
Time Warner Cable’s agreements with programmers and broadcasters to carry their services and stations routinely expire from time to time. We are usually able to obtain renewals or extensions of such agreements, but in order to comply with applicable regulations, we must inform you when an agreement is about to expire. The following agreements are due to expire soon, and we may be required to cease carriage of one or more of these services/stations in the near future: Azteca America, Gol TV (SD & HD), NHL Network (SD & HD), NHL Center Ice (SD & HD), Nuvo TV, Youtoo, Outdoor Channel (SD & HD), Jewelry TV (SD & HD), RFD HD, FearNet (SD & HD). In addition, from time to time we make certain changes in the services that we offer in order to better serve our customers. The following changes are planned: Time Warner Cable may cease carriage of NuvoTV. Showtime will offer a free preview June 27-29, 2014. It is available to all digital subscribers and may contain PG, PG-13, TV-14, TV-MA and R rated programs. To find out how to block this preview and for more parental control information, visit twc.com or call 800-892-2253. Music Choice will rename MCU to MC Indie on July 1. On or about July 1st, Fox Sports 2 will also be made available with a subscription to Variety Pass (formerly Digital Tier) in addition to being available with TWC Sports Pass. On a future date to be determined in July, the following channels will be made available with a subscription to Sports Pass: Pac-12 Los Angeles channel 376, Pac-12 Arizona channel 377, Pac-12 Washington channel 378, Pac-12 Oregon channel 379, Pac-12 Mountain channel 380 and Pac-12 Bay Area channel 381. Starz will offer a free preview August 8-10, 2014. It is available to all digital subscribers and may contain PG, PG-13, TV-14, TV-MA and R rated programs. To find out how to block this preview and for more parental control information, visit twc.com or call 800-892-2253. The new services listed below cannot be accessed on CableCARD-equipped Unidirectional Digital Cable Products purchased at retail without additional, two-way capable equipment: Pac-12 Los Angeles channel 376, Pac-12 Arizona channel 377, Pac-12 Washington channel 378, Pac-12 Oregon channel 379, Pac-12 Mountain channel 380 and Pac-12 Bay Area channel 381. For more information about your local channel line-up, visit www.twc.com/programmingnotices. June 19


 

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Monday, June 16, 2014

700 – Legals

Amended Notice of Foreclosure Sale
13 SP 5 NORTH CAROLINA, COLUMBUS COUNTY Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Patricia G. Medlin to Trustee Services of Carolina, Trustee(s), which was dated September 25, 2008 and recorded on October 3, 2008 in Book 943 at Page 16, Columbus County Registry, North Carolina. Default having been made of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC, having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust, and the holder of the note evidencing said default having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door of the county courthouse where the property is located, or the usual and customary location at the county courthouse for conducting the sale on June 24, 2014 at 11:30AM, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following described property situated in Columbus County, North Carolina, to wit: That certain parcel of land, in Columbus County, State of North Carolina, and which is described as follows: BEGINNING on the most easterly corner of Lot No. 104 in the Northwest edge of a 60 foot street known as Singletary Road (formerly Lakeside Drive) at a point 400 feet Northeastward from the intersection of the Northwest edge of Lakeside Drive with the Northeast edge of a 60 foot unnamed street lying between Lot No. 100 and Lot No. 101 and running with the line of Lot No. 104 North 57 degrees 34 minutes West (perpendicularly to Lakeside Drive) 200 feet to the most northerly corner of Lot No. 104; thence North 32 degrees 26 minutes East (parallel with Lakeside Drive) 100 feet to the most westerly corner of Lot No. 106; thence with the line of Lot No. 106 South 57 degrees 34 minutes East, 200 feet to the Northwest edge of Lakeside Drive; thence with the Northwest edge of Lakeside Drive South 32 degrees 26 minutes West, 100 feet to the beginning, being shown and designated as Lot Number One Hundred Five (105) on Plat of Section Three, Lakewood Park Subdivision, Lees Township, Columbus County, State of North Carolina, by M.L. Ross, Surveyor, and John K. Burns, Registered Land Surveyor, dated 18 January, 1963 and recorded in Plat Book No. 7, Page 144, in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Columbus County, NC; being a portion of the Second Tract described in deed dated 26 October, 1961 from Meekie H. Singletary, widow, to John B. Singletary and James H. Singletary recorded in Deed Book 223, Page 456, Columbus County Registry. Together with improvements located thereon. (The last call was inadvertently omitted from Deed in Book 636 at Page 797 and from Deed of Trust in Book 943 at Page 16 both recorded in the Columbus County Registry). Save and except any releases, deeds of release or prior conveyances of record. Said property is commonly known as 214 Singletary Road, Whiteville, NC 28472. THIRD PARTY PURCHASERS MUST PAY THE EXCISE TAX, AND THE COURT COSTS OF FORTY-FIVE CENTS (45¢) PER ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100.00) PURSUANT TO NCGS 7A-308(a)(1). A cash deposit (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts are immediately due and owing. Said property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS WHERE IS.” There are no representations of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale. This sale is made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, any unpaid land transfer taxes, special assessments, easements, rights of way, deeds of release, and any other encumbrances or exceptions of record. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the current owner(s) of the property is/are Patricia G. Medlin. An Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. If the trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the trustee, in their sole discretion, if they believe the challenge to have merit, may request the court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC Substitute Trustee Brock & Scott, PLLC Attorneys for Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC 5431 Oleander Drive Suite 200 Wilmington, NC 28403 PHONE: (910) 392-4988 FAX: (910) 392-8587 File No.: 12-27679-FC01 June 9, 16, 2014


Columbus County Schools Request for Proposals
TITLE: Elementary/Middle Day Treatment Services ISSUE DATE: June 16, 2014 ISSUING AGENCY: Columbus County Schools Alan Faulk, Superintendent P.O. Box 729 Whiteville, North Carolina 28472 Sealed Proposals subject to the conditions made a part hereof will be received until June 26, 2014, 3:00 p.m., for furnishing services described herein. SEND ALL PROPOSALS DIRECTLY TO THE ISSUING AGENCY ADDRESS SHOWN ABOVE. COST PROPOSALS SHALL BE SUBMITTED IN A SEPARATE SEALED ENVELOPE. SUBMIT TWO SEALED ENVELOPES. ONE ENVELOPE CONTAINING TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ONE SEALED ENVELOPE CONTAINING COST PROPOSALS. IMPORTANT NOTICE: Indicate firm name, “Technical Proposal” or “Cost Proposal,” and RFP number on the front of sealed proposal envelope or package, along with the date for receipt of proposals specified above. Direct all inquiries concerning this RFP to:
Columbus County Schools Alan Faulk, Superintendent P.O. Box 729\cs1 Whiteville, NC 28472 *Please note that all interested parties must be Mental Health endorsed to be able to provide Day Treatment Services. All questions shall be submitted in writing and faxed to Dr. Heather Wing at 910-640-1010 or by calling 910-642-5168, ext. 24023. Questions will be received until 1:00 p.m., June 24, 2014 June 16, 19, 23, 2014


Notice of Foreclosure Sale
14 SP 35 NORTH CAROLINA, COLUMBUS COUNTY Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Scott Cox Dorman and Jennifer W. Dorman to T. Scott Sessions, Trustee(s), which was dated July 19, 2005 and recorded on July 25, 2005 in Book 822 at Page 456 and rerecorded/modified/corrected on September 29, 2005 in Book 830, Page 14, Columbus County Registry, North Carolina. Default having been made of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC, having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust, and the holder of the note evidencing said default having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door of the county courthouse where the property is located, or the usual and customary location at the county courthouse for conducting the sale on July 1, 2014 at 10:00AM, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following described property situated in Columbus County, North Carolina, to wit: All and singular, all that certain lot, parcel. or tract or land containing 0.86 acres, as described in a survey for conveyance to Gregory Wade and wife, Ruby M. Wade, of Tabor City, South Williams Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, dated May 20, 1999, as prepared by Inman Surveying and Mapping, which plat, a copy of which is recorded in Book 593, Page 979, is incorporated herein for more certainty and particularity of description. Being all of lots 8 through 13 inclusively and a portion of Lots 20 through 26, inclusively as described in Plat Book 2, Page 40, and reference is made to Deed Books 170, 178, and 224, Pages 407, 290, and 157, respectively for chain of title. Also see Deed Book 593, Page 976. Being the property conveyed from Greggory D. Wade and wife, Ruby A. Wade to Scott Cox Dorman and wife, Jennifer W. Dorman, by Deed dated the 15th day of June, 2000, and recorded in Deed Book 622, Page 869, Columbus County Registry. And having the physical address of 207 East Fifth Street, Tabor City, North Carolina 28463 and the Parcel ID number as 12476. Save and except any releases, deeds of release or prior conveyances of record. Said property is commonly known as 207 East Fifth Street, Tabor City, NC 28463. THIRD PARTY PURCHASERS MUST PAY THE EXCISE TAX, AND THE COURT COSTS OF FORTY-FIVE CENTS (45¢) PER ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100.00) PURSUANT TO NCGS 7A-308(a)(1). A cash deposit (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts are immediately due and owing. Said property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS WHERE IS.” There are no representations of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale. This sale is made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, any unpaid land transfer taxes, special assessments, easements, rights of way, deeds of release, and any other encumbrances or exceptions of record. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the current owner(s) of the property is/are Scott Cox Dorman and wife, Jennifer W Dorman. An Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. If the trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the trustee, in their sole discretion, if they believe the challenge to have merit, may request the court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC Substitute Trustee Brock & Scott, PLLC Attorneys for Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC 5431 Oleander Drive Suite 200 Wilmington, NC 28403 PHONE: (910) 392-4988 FAX: (910) 392-8587 File No.: 12-04940-FC01 June 16, 23, 2014


Notice of Public Hearing
Notice is hereby given that the Budget Officer of the Town of Cerro Gordo has submitted a recommended Budget to the Town Council. Equal revenues and expenditures in the following funds are recommended: General Fund $98,003 Water Fund $24,640 Sewer Fund $25,160 Total of All Funds $147,803 A Public Hearing on the Budget will be held on June 23, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the Town Hall. The Public is invited to attend this hearing and to provide comment Wanda Prevatte Town Clerk June 16, 19, 2014


Notice of Public Hearing Whiteville City Council
The Whiteville City Council will hold a public hearing as follows: Date: June 24, 2014 Time: 6:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the agenda will allow Meeting Location: Whiteville City Hall, 317 S. Madison St Conditional Use Permit: Request from Wilton Lennon for a conditional use permit at 119 East Smith Street for an overnight shelter with accessory use retail operations. Citizens interested in the proposal are invited to attend and participate in the public hearing. Changes may be made in the above proposal as a result of debate, objection, or discussion. Hiram J. Marziano, II City of Whiteville Planning Director 910-640-1380 June 16, 2014


Notice of Service of Process by Publication
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY In the District Court Bertha Jaimes-Serafin vs. Israel Lagunas Case No. 13 JT 41 Complaint for Termination of Parental Rights To: Israel Lagunas: Take notice that a pleading seeking relief against you has been filed in the above-entitled action. The nature of the relief being sought is as follows: Termination of Parental Rights You are required to make defense to such pleading not later than July 26, 2014 that being 40 days after the date of the first publication of this notice, and upon your failure to do so the party seeking service against you will apply to the court for the relief sought. This, the 16th day of June, 2014 Margaret Jennings Attorney for Bertha Jaimes-Serafin 1501 South Third Street Wilmington, NC 28401 June 16, 23, 30, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Administratrix of the estate of James Junior Barnes, deceased, late of Columbus County, the undersigned hereby notifies all persons having claims against the estate of said decedent to present them to the undersigned within three (3) months from the date of the first publication, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate will please make immediate payment. This the 2nd day of June, 2014. Melody Barnes Thompson, Administratrix of the estate of James Junior Barnes, 2151 Dolph Lewis Road Cerro Gordo, NC 28430 June 2, 9, 16, 23, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY The undersigned, THEODORE LEONARD SHAW, having qualified as Executor of the Estate of FRED DOUGLAS SHAW, JR. deceased, late of Columbus County, NC, this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned Executor on or before September 11, 2014 at Powell & Powell, Attorneys, PO Box 428, Whiteville, NC 28472, or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned Executor. This the 5th day of June 2014 THEODORE LEONARD SHAW Executor 2911 General Howe Road Riegelwood, NC 28456 c/o J. Coburn Powell Powell & Powell, Attorneys PO Box 428 Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: (910) 642-2728 June 9, 16, 23, 30, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY The undersigned THURMAN DEONDREA WILLIAMS, having qualified as Administrator of the Estate of JOHNNIE MAE CATHY JOHNSON WILLIAMS deceased, late of Columbus County, NC, this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned Administrator on or before September 4, 2014 at Powell & Powell Attorneys, PO Box 428, Whiteville, NC 28472, or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned Administrator. This the 29th day of May, 2014. Thurman Deondrea Williams Administrator 22 Lee Road 2176 Phenix City, AL 36870 c/o J. Coburn Powell Powell & Powell, Attorneys PO Box 428 Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: (910) 642-2728 June 2, 9, 16, 23, 2014


Public Hearing West Columbus ABC Board Budget Hearing
The Public will take notice that the proposed budget for the fiscal year 2014-2015 for the West Columbus ABC Store has been submitted to the West Columbus ABC Board Members. A copy is available for public inspection in the West Columbus ABC Store at 505 Joe Brown Highway North, Chadbourn, NC 28431, during normal store hours of 10:00 a.m. – 8 p.m. Monday thru Saturday. Notice is hereby given that a public hearing on the proposed budget will be held by the West Columbus ABC Board at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday June 19, 2014 at the Chadbourn ABC Store. The public is invited to attend and give any comments on the budget they may have. Larry R Britt General Manager June 12, 16, 2014


Request for Invitation to Bid
On or before 5:30 p.m. on Monday, June 16, 2014, Four-County Community Services, Inc. Head Start Program will receive invitations for bid to contract delivery of dairy products and food services to the head start facilities. Please contact Cynthia Foskey at 910-277-3521 or email foskeyc@4ccs.org to request an Invitation to Bid package. All requests must be received by 5:30 p.m. at the close of business on June 16, 2014. June 9, 12, 16, 2014


Notice of Foreclosure Sale
14 SP 64 NORTH CAROLINA, COLUMBUS COUNTY Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by David C. Bivens and Amber W. Bivens to Philip E. Greer, Trustee(s), which was dated July 21, 2003 and recorded on July 21, 2003 in Book 744 at Page 655, Columbus County Registry, North Carolina. Default having been made of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC, having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust, and the holder of the note evidencing said default having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door of the county courthouse where the property is located, or the usual and customary location at the county courthouse for conducting the sale on July 1, 2014 at 11:30AM, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following described property situated in Columbus County, North Carolina, to wit: Lying and being in the Town of Whiteville, Whiteville Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Beginning at a stake in the northern line of the right of way of Elm Street, the Southeast corner of those lands conveyed by Syrena H. Watts, et al., to Henry Shumate Sullivan and wife by deed recorded in Deed Book 246, Page 523, Columbus County Registry; and running thence with said right of way line of Elm Street South 79 degrees 36 minutes East 110 feet to an iron pipe; thence North 6 degrees 45 minutes East 209.48 feet to an iron pipe; thence North 88 degrees 31 minutes West 110.25 feet to an iron pipe, Sullivan’s Northeast corner; thence with said Sullivan’s line South 6 degrees 45 minutes West 192.36 feet to the point of beginning. Save and except any releases, deeds of release or prior conveyances of record. Said property is commonly known as 210 Elm Street, Whiteville, NC 28472. THIRD PARTY PURCHASERS MUST PAY THE EXCISE TAX, AND THE COURT COSTS OF FORTY-FIVE CENTS (45¢) PER ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100.00) PURSUANT TO NCGS 7A-308(a)(1). A cash deposit (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts are immediately due and owing. Said property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS WHERE IS.” There are no representations of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale. This sale is made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, any unpaid land transfer taxes, special assessments, easements, rights of way, deeds of release, and any other encumbrances or exceptions of record. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the current owner(s) of the property is/are David C. Bivens and Amber W. Bivens. An Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. If the trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the trustee, in their sole discretion, if they believe the challenge to have merit, may request the court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC Substitute Trustee Brock & Scott, PLLC Attorneys for Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC 5431 Oleander Drive Suite 200 Wilmington, NC 28403 PHONE: (910) 392-4988 FAX: (910) 392-8587 File No.: 14-02507-FC01 June 16, 23, 2014
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Thursday, June 12, 2014

700 – Legals

Notice of Foreclosure Sale
14-SP-76 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made SHERRY OSBOURNE AND JOHN OSBOURNE to PHILIP E. GREER, Trustee(s). dated the7th day of SEPTEMBER, 2006 and recorded in BOOK 864, PAGE 422, COLUMBUS County Registry, North Carolina, Default having been made in the payment of the note thereby secured by the said teed of Trust and the undersigned, ANDERSON & STRICKLAND, P.A., having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by an instrument duly recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds of COLUMBUS County, North Carolina and the holder of the note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the Courthouse Door, in the City of WHITEVILLE, COLUMBUS County, North Carolina at 10:00 A.M. ON JUNE 24th, 2014, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following real estate situated in the County of COLUMBUS, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Beginning at a post on the east side of highway leading from Cerro Gordo to Cherry Grove at the North Bank of the intersection of a ditch, said post being located North 2 degrees East with said highway line 911 feet from the Southwest corner of Alfred V. Williamson and the northwest corner of Corbett Blackwell and runs thence North 6 degrees East with said highway line 209 feet to a stake; thence South 88 degrees and 6 minutes East 210 feet to a stake; thence South 6 degrees West 209 feet to the bank of said ditch; thence with the north edge of said ditch North 86 degrees and 6 minutes West 210 feet to the beginning point, containing one (1) acre as surveyed December 2, 1959, by T. P. Hinson, Surveyor, and being a part of the land conveyed to Alfred V. Williamson by Dr. J. C. Williamson. And being Tract 2 in deed dated January 25, 1975 to Bobby H. Combs and recorded in Book 282, Page 589, Columbus County Registry. Being the same tract of land conveyed to Terry Sue Norris and Jackie Joseph Norris by deed dated July 14, 2005 and recorded in Book 821, Page 773, Columbus County Registry. Said property being located at: 2853 CHERRY GROVE ROAD, CERRO GORDO, NC 28430 PRESENT RECORD OWNER BEING: SHERRY D. OSBOURNE AND JOHN A. OSBOURNE Trustee may, in the Trustee’s sole discretion, delay the sale for up to one hour as provided in N.C.G.S. 45-21.23. Also, this property is being sold subject to all taxes, special assessments, and prior liens or encumbrances of record and any recorded releases. Should the property be purchased by a third party, that person must pay the statutory final assessment fee of forty-five cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ( $100.00 ) required by N.C.G.S. 7A-308 (a) (1), and any applicable county and/or state land transfer tax and/or revenue tax. Any successful bidder shall be required to tender the full balance of the purchase price so bid, in cash or certified check, at the time the Substitute Trustee tenders to him a deed for the property or attempts to tender such deed, and should said successful bidder fail to pay the full balance of the purchase price so bid, at that time he shall remain liable on his bid as provided for in N.C.G.S. 45-21.30(d) and (e). The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust/security agreement, or both, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either the Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. A cash deposit or cashier’s check (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. That an Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to N.C.G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. This the 28TH day of May, 2014. Michael W. Strickland, as Attorney for and President of ANDERSON & STRICKLAND, P.A Substitute Trustee 210 East Russell Street, Suite 104 Fayetteville, North Carolina 28301 (910) 483-3300 June 12, 19, 2014


Legal Notice
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA Daniel Mitchell Coleman; Anderson Oil Co. of Nichols, Inc. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the action is presently pending before the S.C. Worker’s Compensation Commission in connection with the Deceased, Daniel Mitchell Coleman, arising out of a work-related accident which occurred in Cumberland County, North Carolina on May 20, 2014. Any person or persons having information concerning the identity and/or location of who is, or claims to be, an heir at law of the said Daniel Mitchell Coleman, Deceased, or any person who has or claims to have been dependent upon the said Daniel Mitchell Coleman, Deceased, at the time of his death on May 20, 2014, please contact Kathy Floyd at P.O. Box 11839, Charlotte, NC 28220; 855-342-6216. June 9, 12, 2014


Notice of Foreclosure Sale
14-SP-77 Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made BEVERLY W. WILLIAMSON, NOW DECEASED to JAMES C. BLAINE, Trustee(s), dated the 14TH day of APRIL, 1998 and recorded in BOOK 556, PAGE 162, COLUMBUS County Registry, North Carolina, Default having been made in the payment of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, ANDERSON & STRICKLAND, P.A., having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by an instrument duly recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds of COLUMBUS County, North Carolina and the holder of the note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the Courthouse Door, in the City of WHITEVILLE, COLUMBUS County, North Carolina at 10:00 A.M. ON JUNE 24th, 2014, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following real estate situated in the County of COLUMBUS, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: FIRST TRACT: A certain tract or parcel of land lying and being in Whiteville Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, said tract being more particularly described as follows: To arrive at the beginning point, begin at an old PK nail located at the intersection of the centerlines of S.R. 1552 and S.R. 1551, from said old PK nail proceed on a tie line North 60 degrees 24 minutes West 889.67 feet to a nail located in the centerline of S.R. 1552; thence continue on a tie line North 62 degrees 20 minutes West 208.39 feet to an old PK nail located in the centerline of S.R. 1552; thence proceed with a tie line South 28 degrees 56 minutes West 24.72 feet to an old iron located North of the Southern right of way margin of S.R. 1552, said old iron marking the Northeast corner of the tract herein described and being the point and place of beginning. FROM SAID BEGINNING POINT, proceed South 27 degrees 22 minutes West 155.88 feet to an old iron; thence continue South 27 degrees 22 minutes West 65.72 feet to an iron; thence proceed North 69 degrees 44 minutes West 196.31 feet to an iron; thence proceed North 26 degrees 44 minutes East 65.64 feet to an iron; thence proceed North 26 degrees 44 minutes East 175.72 feet to an iron located North of the Southern right of way margin of S.R. 1552; thence proceed South 63 degrees 56 minutes East 197.56 feet to an old iron, this being the point and place of beginning. All bearings magnetic North 1973. The tract herein described is all of Lot No. 2, containing 0.75 acres, total, more or less, including .02 acres within the right of way of S.R. 1552, and all of Lot No. 3, containing 0.29 acres, more or less, as set forth and delineated upon a survey for S.P. Stanley, Jr., dated October 10, 1984. For chain of title, see Deeds recorded in Deed Book 360, Page 179, Deed Book 362, Page 592, and Deed Book 367, Page 72, Columbus County Registry. SECOND TRACT: BEGINNING at a point marked by an old iron within the right of way of S.R. 1552, said beginning point being the Northwest’ corner of lands conveyed by S.P. Stanley, Jr. and wife, Juanita H. Stanley to Beverly Williamson McColskey by Deed dated October 11, 1984, and recorded in Deed Book 360, Page 179 of the Columbus County Registry; thence with the Western line of said McColskey lands South 26 degrees 44 minutes West 241.36 feet to a point marked by an old iron, the McColskey Southwest corner; thence a new line North 69 degrees 44 minutes West 45.27 feet to a new corner; thence a new line North 27 degrees 13 minutes East 245.98 feet to a new corner within the right of way of S.R. 1552; thence along S.R. 1552 South 63 degrees 56 minutes East 42.89 feet to the Point of Beginning, containing 0.25 acre, more or less. Being the same property as described in Deed dated August 15, 1986 from Juanita H. Stanley, Widow to Herman Williamson and wife, Beverly W. Williamson, and recorded in Book 376, Page 230, Columbus County Registry. Said property being located at: 1199 SMYRNA ROAD, WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 PRESENT RECORD OWNER BEING: NICOLAS N. MCCOLSKEY, HEIR AT LAW OF BEVERLY W. WILLIAMSON, NOW DECEASED Trustee may, in the Trustee’s sole discretion, delay the sale for up to one hour as provided in N.C.G.S. 45-21.23. Also, this property is being sold subject to all taxes, special assessments, and prior liens or encumbrances of record and any recorded releases. Should the property be purchased by a third party, that person must pay the statutory final assessment fee of forty-five cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ( $100.00 ) required by N.C.G.S. 7A-308 (a) (1), and any applicable county and/or state land transfer tax and/or revenue tax. Any successful bidder shall be required to tender the full balance of the purchase price so bid, in cash or certified check, at the time the Substitute Trustee tenders to him a deed for the property or attempts to tender such deed, and should said successful bidder fail to pay the full balance of the purchase price so bid, at that time he shall remain liable on his bid as provided for in N.C.G.S. 45-21.30(d) and (e). The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust/security agreement, or both, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either the Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. A cash deposit or cashier’s check (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. That an Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to N.C.G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. This the 28TH day of May, 2014. Michael W. Strickland, as Attorney for and President of ANDERSON & STRICKLAND, P.A Substitute Trustee 210 East Russell Street, Suite 104 Fayetteville, North Carolina 28301 (910) 483-3300 June 12, 19, 2014


Notice of Foreclosure Sale
Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made by John H. Brown and Crystal Brown (PRESENT RECORD OWNER(S): John H. Brown) to Adelita A. Shubert, Trustee(s), dated the 12th day of March, 2010, and recorded in Book 980, Page 592, in Columbus County Registry, North Carolina, default having been made in the payment of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by an instrument duly recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Columbus County, North Carolina and the holder of the note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door in the City of Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina, or the customary location designated for foreclosure sales, at 1:30 PM on June 17, 2014 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following real estate situated in the Township of Williams, in the County of Columbus, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Lying and being in Williams Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Being all of that 1.12 acre tract of land, more or less, the same being shown on that survey entitled “Lot Survey for Jeffrey Duval Stanley”, dated September 8, 2000, prepared by Billy M. Duncan, Land Surveying, a copy of said plat having been recorded in Book 636, Page 471, Columbus County Registry, the same being incorporated herein by reference. Reference is made to said plat for a more complete and accurate description of the premises described herein. Together with improvements located thereon; said property being located at 1329 Furnie Hammond Road, Clarendon, North Carolina. Being the same property conveyed by Jeffrey Duval Stanley, legally separated, to Gary Lee Smith and wife, Yvonne Cribb Smith, by Deed dated November 30, 2000, recorded November 30, 2000, in Book 636, Page 469, Columbus County Registry. Also being the same property conveyed by Gary Lee Smith and Yvonne Cribb Smith, husband and wife, to Daniel L. Starkey and wife, Christine L. Starkey, by Deed dated December 4, 2003, recorded December 9, 2003, in Book 763, Page 177, Columbus County Registry. Also being the same property conveyed by Daniel L. Starkey and wife, Christine L. Starkey, to Arthur C. Meigel and wife, Jacquelyn Meigel, by Deed dated December 15, 2005, recorded January 10, 2006, in Book 839, Page 457, Columbus County Registry. See re-recording in Book 877, Page 808, Columbus County Registry. Trustee may, in the Trustee’s sole discretion, delay the sale for up to one hour as provided in NCGS ¤45-21.23. Should the property be purchased by a third party, that party must pay the excise tax, as well as the court costs of Forty-Five Cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by NCGS ¤7A-308(a)(1). The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust/security agreement, or both, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either the Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold subject to all taxes, special assessments, and prior liens or encumbrances of record and any recorded releases. Said property is also being sold subject to applicable Federal and State laws. A cash deposit or cashier’s check (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. If the trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the trustee, in their sole discretion, if they believe the challenge to have merit, may request the court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. THE PURPOSE OF THIS COMMUNICATION IS TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE, except as stated below in the instance of bankruptcy protection. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE PROTECTION OF THE BANKRUPTCY COURT OR HAVE BEEN DISCHARGED AS A RESULT OF A BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDING, THIS NOTICE IS GIVEN TO YOU PURSUANT TO STATUTORY REQUIREMENT AND FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES AND IS NOT INTENDED AS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT OR AS AN ACT TO COLLECT, ASSESS, OR RECOVER ALL OR ANY PORTION OF THE DEBT FROM YOU PERSONALLY. SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE SERVICES, INC. SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE BY: Attorney at Law Hutchens Law Firm Attorneys for Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. P.O. Box 1028 4317 Ramsey Street Fayetteville, North Carolina 28311 https://sales.hutchenslawfirm.com Case No: 1133923 (FC.FAY) June 5, 12, 2014


Notice of Publication
State of Michigan 4th Judicial Circuit Judicial District County of Jackson 14-1100 DO BRENDA WICKER BETHEA PLAINTIFF V. James Bethea DEFENDANT Notice of Service of Process by Publication To: James Bethea Please Take Notice THAT A PLEADING SEEKING RELIEF AGAINST YOU HAS BEEN FILED IN THE ABOVE ENTITLED ACTION. THE NATURE OF THE RELIEF SOUGHT IS AS FOLLOWS: A Divorce You Are Required TO MAKE SUCH DEFENSE TO SUCH PLEADING NOT LATER THAN JULY 16, 2014 AND UPON YOUR FAILURE TO DO SO, THE PARTY SEEKING RELIEF AGAINST YOU WILL APPLY TO THE COURT FOR THE RELIEF SOUGHT. THIS THE 5TH DAY OF JUNE, 2014 BY: BRENDA BETHEA 802 SOUTH WEST AVE JACKSON, MI 49203 JUE 5, 12, 19, 2014


Notice of Tax Foreclosure Sale
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION FILE NO.: 14 CV 287 COUNTY OF COLUMBUS, Plaintiff”” VS MICHAEL YOUNG GORE; KELLIE B.GORE; NBSC, Beneficiary (Lienholder); UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Department of The Treasury, Beneficiary (Lienholder); Defendants NOTICE is hereby given that the COUNTY OF COLUMBUS as a body politic incorporate of the State of North Carolina, is exercising its power and authority to assess, levy and collect taxes against real and personal property located within its boundaries in accordance with the laws of the State of North Carolina and the Judgment entered on the 2nd day of May, 2014 and is foreclosing on the following land of MICHAEL YOUNG GORE and KELLIE B.GORE in order to satisfy the properly assessed but unpaid taxes upon certain lands. Pursuant to the Judgment entered on the 2nd day of May, 2014, William E. Wood has been appointed Commissioner with the authority to sell the following land at the Courthouse Door, Columbus County Courthouse in the City of Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina at 12:15 o’clock p.m. on the 26th day of June, 2014 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash all interest in the following described real estate: Lying and being in Chadbourn Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Bounded on the East by State Road 1443 on the North and West by James Mack on the South by Seaboard Coastline Railroad. Beginning at an iron stake in the west margin of State Road 1443, a common corner with James Mack, said POINT OF BEGINNING being located North 82 degrees 02 minutes 30 seconds West 3.96 feet from an old iron which old iron is located North 82 degrees 02 minutes 30 seconds West 26.06 feet from a PK nail in the center line of State Road 1443; and runs thence North 82 degrees 02 minutes 30 seconds West 255.35 feet from said iron stake in the West margin of said right of way to an old iron corner (being an over-all distance of 285.37 feet to the PK nail in the center line of State Road 1443); and runs thence South 7 degrees 35 minutes West 110.52 feet to an iron stake; thence continuing South 7 degrees 35 minutes West 190.00 feet to an iron stake; thence continuing South 7 degrees 35 minutes West 191.41 feet to an iron stake in the North margin of Seaboard Coastline right of way; thence with said right of way South 81 degrees 43 minutes East 252.37 feet to an iron stake in the West margin of State Road 1443; said point being also located on a tie-line North 17 degrees 04 minutes West 71.94 feet from a nail and cap where the centerline of State Road 1443 intersects the centerline of Seaboard Coastline Railroad right of way; thence North 7 degrees 35 minutes 30 seconds East and with the West margin of State Road 1443 301.69 feet to an iron stake; thence North 8 degrees 28 minutes East and continuing with the West margin of State Road 1443 191.65 feet to an iron stake; the POINT OF BEGINNING and containing 2.86 acres. Being the same property surveyed and platted by Billy M. Duncan, Registered Land Surveyor, on August 20, 1975, said plat being duly recorded in Map Book 16, Page 110, Columbus County Registry, the same being incorporated herein by reference. Being the same property conveyed by Burris Cliff, single, to Gore Brothers, Inc., by Deed dated August 25, 1975, recorded in Book 286, Page 735, Columbus County Registry. Also being the same property conveyed by Gore Brothers, Inc., to Michael Young Gore by Deed dated June 8, 1989, recorded in Book 403, Page 523, Columbus County Registry. The property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance: “AS IS, WHERE IS”. Neither the Commissioner nor the County of Columbus, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representatives of either the Commissioner or the County of Columbus make any representation of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold free and clear of all taxes, special assessments, prior liens or encumbrances of record against said property except as may have priority under Federal or State Law, if any. A cash deposit of 20% of the purchase price, or $750 whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale with the balance remaining due to be paid in full by cash or certified funds at the Office of the Commissioner within three (3) days after the entry of the Judgment of Confirmation by the Clerk of Court. Hearing before the Honorable Amy Nance, Assistant Clerk of Superior Court for Columbus County, North Carolina was held in connection with this foreclosure on 2nd day of May, 2014 at which time Clerk Amy Nance authorized this foreclosure sale as required by statute. This the 4th day of June, 2014. WILLIAM E WOOD COMMISSIONER 100 COURTHOUSE SQUARE WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 TELEPHONE: (910)-642-3965 STATE BAR NO.: 5901 June 12, 19, 2014


Notice of Tax Foreclosure Sale
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION FILE NO.: 13 CV 437 COUNTY OF COLUMBUS, Plaintiff vs JAMES DUNCAN; RHONDA B. DUNCAN; OPTION ONE MORTGAGE CORPORATION, Beneficiary (Lienholder), Defendants NOTICE is hereby given that the COUNTY OF COLUMBUS as a body politic incorporate of the State of North Carolina, is exercising its power and authority to assess, levy and collect taxes against real and personal property located within its boundaries in accordance with the laws of the State of North Carolina and the Judgment entered on the 25th day of September, 2013 and is foreclosing on the following land of JAMES DUNCAN and RHONDA B. DUNCAN in order to satisfy the properly assessed but unpaid taxes and/or special assessments upon certain lands. Pursuant to Judgment entered on the 25th day of September, 2013, William E. Wood has been appointed Commissioner with the authority to sell the following land at the Courthouse Door, Columbus County Courthouse in the City of Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina at 12:00 o’clock noon on the 26th day of June, 2014 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash all interest in the following described real estate: Lying and being in Williams Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: BEGINNING at an iron in the centerline of SR #1330, being the westernmost corner of Lot No. 1 as shown on map of survey recorded in Plat Book 19, Page 26, Columbus County Registry, and runs thence South 65 degrees 55 minutes East 228.00 feet with the line of Lot No. 2 to an iron; thence South 25 degrees 07 minutes West 210.00 feet with the line of Lot No. 3 to an iron; thence North 65 degrees 55 minutes West 228.00 feet to a nail in the centerline of SR #1330; thence North 25 degrees 07 minutes East 210.00 feet with the center of said road to the BEGINNING, containing 0.95 acres, more or less, excluding right of way of SR #1330. Reference is made to survey for James Duncan and wife, Rhonda Duncan, recoded in Book 722, Page 830, Columbus County Registry. Being the same land by new survey conveyed to Vernon Cartrette and wife, Anne Cartrette, by deed dated March 3, 1959, recorded in Book 218, Page 264, of the Columbus County Registry. For chain of title see those certain deeds recorded in Book 650, Page 656, and Book 342, Page 549, all references to the Columbus County Registry. Being the same property conveyed by Vernon C. Cartrette and wife, Ann McGreal Cartrette, to James Duncan and wife, Rhonda B. Duncan, by Deed dated February 12, 2003, recorded in Book 722, Page 827, Columbus County Registry. The property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance: “AS IS, WHERE IS”. Neither the Commissioner nor the County of Columbus, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representatives of either the Commissioner or the County of Columbus make any representation of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold free and clear of all taxes, special assessments, prior liens or encumbrances of record against said property except as may exist under Federal Law, if any. A cash deposit of 20% of the purchase price, or $750 whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale with the balance remaining due to be paid in full by cash or certified funds at the Office of the Commissioner within three (3) days after the entry of the Judgment of Confirmation by the Clerk of Court. Hearing before the Honorable Amy Nance, Assistant Clerk of Superior Court for Columbus County, North Carolina was held in connection with this foreclosure on the 25th day of September, 2013 at which time Clerk Amy Nance authorized this foreclosure sale as required by statute. This the 2nd day of June, 2014 WILLIAM E WOOD COMMISSIONER 100 COURTHOUSE SQUARE WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 TELEPHONE: (910)-642-3965 STATE BAR NO.: 5901 June 12, 19, 2014


Notice of Tax Foreclosure Sale
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION FILE NO.: 14 CV 251 COUNTY OF COLUMBUS, Plaintiff VS”” MARY DABNEY, Defendant NOTICE is hereby given that the COUNTY OF COLUMBUS as a body politic incorporate of the State of North Carolina, is exercising its power and authority to assess, levy and collect taxes against real and personal property located within its boundaries in accordance with the laws of the State of North Carolina and the Judgment entered on the 24th day of April, 2014 and is foreclosing on the following land of MARY DABNEY in order to satisfy the properly assessed but unpaid taxes upon certain lands. Pursuant to the Judgment entered on the 24th day of April, 2014, William E. Wood has been appointed Commissioner with the authority to sell the following land at the Courthouse Door, Columbus County Courthouse in the City of Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina at 12:00 o’clock noon on the 19th day of June, 2014 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash all interest in the following described real estate: All that certain tract or parcel of land located in Bug Hill Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being designated as Tract E located on the North side of Hwy 904 (Swamp Fox Highway East) containing 3.10 acres, more or less, excluding the right of way of NC Hwy 904, which is more fully set forth on that map entitled “PLAT FOR J.C. WRAY ESTATE” as prepared by Soles & Walker, P.A., P.L.S., dated September 10, 2003, and recorded in Plat Book 75, Page 69, Columbus County Registry, reference to which is hereby made for a more particular description and incorporated herein. Also being identified as Tract E in Item Six of the Last Will and Testament of J.C. Wray which is on file in the office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Columbus County, North Carolina in File 03-E-136, reference to which is made and incorporated herein. See also Deed recorded in Book 769, Page 804, Columbus County Registry. Being the same property conveyed by Janette Wray, single, and Janelle Wray and husband, Steven Frazier, to Mary Dabney, by Deed dated September 30, 2004, recorded in Book 802, Page 863, Columbus County Registry. The property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance: “AS IS, WHERE IS”. Neither the Commissioner nor the County of Columbus, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representatives of either the Commissioner or the County of Columbus make any representation of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold free and clear of all taxes, special assessments, prior liens or encumbrances of record against said property except as may have priority under Federal or State Law, if any. A cash deposit of 20% of the purchase price, or $750 whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale with the balance remaining due to be paid in full by cash or certified funds at the Office of the Commissioner within three (3) days after the entry of the Judgment of Confirmation by the Clerk of Court. Hearing before the Honorable Amy Nance, Assistant Clerk of Superior Court for Columbus County, North Carolina was held in connection with this foreclosure on 24th day of April, 2014 at which time Clerk Amy Nance authorized this foreclosure sale as required by statute. This the 28th day of May, 2014. WILLIAM E WOOD COMMISSIONER 100 COURTHOUSE SQUARE WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 TELEPHONE: (910)-642-3965 STATE BAR NO.: 5901 June 5, 12, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Executrix of the Estate of PINKIE S. WILSON, late of Columbus County, North Carolina, I, pursuant to N.C.G.S. 28A-14-1, hereby notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the decedent to present them to the undersigned by the 5th day of September, 2014 or this notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to the Estate will make immediate payment to the undersigned. This the 5th day of June, 2014. MARY LEE COLEMAN, EXECUTRIX 15445 ANDREW JACKSON HIGHWAY SW FAIR BLUFF, NC 28439 WRIGHT, WORLEY, POPE, EKSTER & MOSS, PLLC ATTORNEYS FOR THE ESTATE P.O. BOX 457 TABOR CITY, NC 28463 (910) 653-2082 June 5, 12, 19, 26, 2014.


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION Having qualified as Executrix of the estate of Rebecca Rogers Wilson, deceased, late of Columbus County, the undersigned hereby notifies all persons having claims against said deceased to present said claims to her on or before August 25, 2014 or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned. This 19th day of May, 2014. Lorene Wilson McDonough 40824 O Road Paonia, CO 81428 Fred C. Meekins, Jr., Attorney for the Estate of Rebecca Rogers Wilson P.O. Box 68 Whiteville, NC 28472 910-642-8080 May 22, 29, June 5, 12, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Executor of the estate of Ishmael Formyduval, Sr., deceased, late of Columbus County, the undersigned hereby notifies all persons having claims against the estate of said decedent to present them to the undersigned within three (3) months from the date of the first publication, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate will please make immediate payment. This the 22th day of May, 2014. Ishmael Formyduval Jr., Executor of the estate of Ishmael Formyduval, Sr., 724 Fifty Lakes Drive Southport, NC 28461 May 22, 29, June 5, 12, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Executor of the estate of James Byron Martin, deceased, late of Columbus County, the undersigned hereby notifies all persons having claims against the estate of said decedent to present them to the undersigned within three (3) months from the date of the first publication, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate will please make immediate payment. This the 29th day of May, 2014. Paul Jeffrey Martin, Executor of the estate of James Byron Martin, 2120 Sea Mountain Hwy, Suite 220 N. Myrtle Beach, SC 29582 May 29, June 5, 12, 19, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified on the 20th day of May, 2014, as Administrator Of The Estate Of Marvin Lawrence Stanley, deceased, of Columbus County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the decedent or said Estate to present them to the undersigned within three (3) months from the date of the first publication of this Notice, or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of any recovery. Please direct all claims to the attention of T. Scott Sessions, Administrator, Estate Of Marvin Lawrence Stanley, 130 Jefferson Street, Whiteville, North Carolina 28472. All persons indebted to said Estate are hereby requested to make immediate payment thereto. This the 20th day of May, 2014. T. SCOTT SESSIONS, Administrator Of The Estate Of Marvin Lawrence Stanley 130 Jefferson Street Whiteville, North Carolina 28472 T. SCOTT SESSIONS, Attorney For The Estate Of Marvin Lawrence Stanley The McGougan Law Firm 130 Jefferson Street Whiteville, North Carolina 28472 May 22, 29, June 5, 12, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY The undersigned, George Jerome Smith, having qualified as Administrator of the Estate of George Calvin Smith, deceased, late of Columbus County, NC, this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned Administrator on or before August 24, 2014, at Powell & Powell, Attorneys, PO Box 428, Whiteville, NC 28472, or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned Administrator. This the 20th day of May, 2014. George Jerome Smith Administrator PO Box 239 Wanchese, NC 27981 c/o J. Coburn Powell Powell & Powell, Attorneys PO Box 428 Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: (910) 642-2728 May 22, 29, June 5, 12, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY The undersigned, GERALDINE R. DIXON, having qualified as Executrix of the Estate of REBECCA DANIELS deceased, late of Columbus County, NC, this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned Executrix on or before September 14, 2014 at Powell & Powell, Attorneys, PO Box 428, Whiteville, NC 28472, or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned Executrix. This the 10th day of June, 2014 GERALDINE R. DIXON Executrix 1120 West Desert Hollow Drive San Tan Valley, AZ 85143 c/o J. Coburn Powell Powell & Powell, Attorneys PO Box 428 Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: (910) 642-2728 June 12,19, 26, July 3, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY The undersigned, RUTH L. GOVERNOR, having qualified as Executrix of the Estate of RUBY G. SIMMONS deceased, late of Columbus County, NC, this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned Executrix on or before September 14, 2014 at Powell & Powell, Attorneys, PO Box 428, Whiteville, NC 28472, or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned Executrix. This the 10th day of June, 2014 RUTH L. GOVERNOR Executrix 125 Fruit Ridge Road Whiteville, NC 28472 c/o J. Coburn Powell Powell & Powell, Attorneys PO Box 428 Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: (910) 642-2728 June 12, 19, 26, July 3, 2014


Public Hearing West Columbus ABC Board Budget Hearing
The Public will take notice that the proposed budget for the fiscal year 2014-2015 for the West Columbus ABC Store has been submitted to the West Columbus ABC Board Members. A copy is available for public inspection in the West Columbus ABC Store at 505 Joe Brown Highway North, Chadbourn, NC 28431, during normal store hours of 10:00 a.m. – 8 p.m. Monday thru Saturday. Notice is hereby given that a public hearing on the proposed budget will be held by the West Columbus ABC Board at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday June 19, 2014 at the Chadbourn ABC Store. The public is invited to attend and give any comments on the budget they may have. Larry R Britt General Manager June 12, 16, 2014


Public Notice
The public will take notice of hearing to be conducted by the Town of Bolton Board of Alderman on June 26, 2014, at 5:00 pm at the Town Hall. The purpose of the hearing is to consider the recommended budget for fiscal year 2014-2015. The recommended budget contains equal revenues and expenditures of the following amounts: General Fund $371,839.00 Utility Enterprise $134,611.04 Total All Funds $506,450.04 The public is invited to attend the hearing and to provide comment. Copies of the recommended budget are available for inspection in the office of the Bolton Town Clerk during normal office hours. Respectfully submitted Jacquelyn M. Hampton, CMC, NCCMC Town Clerk/Finance Officer Town of Bolton P.O. Box 327/221 Ninth St. Bolton. NC 28423 June 12, 2014


Request for Invitation to Bid
On or before 5:30 p.m. on Monday, June 16, 2014, Four-County Community Services, Inc. Head Start Program will receive invitations for bid to contract delivery of dairy products and food services to the head start facilities. Please contact Cynthia Foskey at 910-277-3521 or email foskeyc@4ccs.org to request an Invitation to Bid package. All requests must be received by 5:30 p.m. at the close of business on June 16, 2014. June 9, 12, 16, 2014
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Monday, June 9, 2014

700 – Legals

Amended Notice of Foreclosure Sale
13 SP 5 NORTH CAROLINA, COLUMBUS COUNTY Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Patricia G. Medlin to Trustee Services of Carolina, Trustee(s), which was dated September 25, 2008 and recorded on October 3, 2008 in Book 943 at Page 16, Columbus County Registry, North Carolina. Default having been made of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC, having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust, and the holder of the note evidencing said default having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door of the county courthouse where the property is located, or the usual and customary location at the county courthouse for conducting the sale on June 24, 2014 at 11:30AM, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following described property situated in Columbus County, North Carolina, to wit: That certain parcel of land, in Columbus County, State of North Carolina, and which is described as follows: BEGINNING on the most easterly corner of Lot No. 104 in the Northwest edge of a 60 foot street known as Singletary Road (formerly Lakeside Drive) at a point 400 feet Northeastward from the intersection of the Northwest edge of Lakeside Drive with the Northeast edge of a 60 foot unnamed street lying between Lot No. 100 and Lot No. 101 and running with the line of Lot No. 104 North 57 degrees 34 minutes West (perpendicularly to Lakeside Drive) 200 feet to the most northerly corner of Lot No. 104; thence North 32 degrees 26 minutes East (parallel with Lakeside Drive) 100 feet to the most westerly corner of Lot No. 106; thence with the line of Lot No. 106 South 57 degrees 34 minutes East, 200 feet to the Northwest edge of Lakeside Drive; thence with the Northwest edge of Lakeside Drive South 32 degrees 26 minutes West, 100 feet to the beginning, being shown and designated as Lot Number One Hundred Five (105) on Plat of Section Three, Lakewood Park Subdivision, Lees Township, Columbus County, State of North Carolina, by M.L. Ross, Surveyor, and John K. Burns, Registered Land Surveyor, dated 18 January, 1963 and recorded in Plat Book No. 7, Page 144, in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Columbus County, NC; being a portion of the Second Tract described in deed dated 26 October, 1961 from Meekie H. Singletary, widow, to John B. Singletary and James H. Singletary recorded in Deed Book 223, Page 456, Columbus County Registry. Together with improvements located thereon. (The last call was inadvertently omitted from Deed in Book 636 at Page 797 and from Deed of Trust in Book 943 at Page 16 both recorded in the Columbus County Registry). Save and except any releases, deeds of release or prior conveyances of record. Said property is commonly known as 214 Singletary Road, Whiteville, NC 28472. THIRD PARTY PURCHASERS MUST PAY THE EXCISE TAX, AND THE COURT COSTS OF FORTY-FIVE CENTS (45¢) PER ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100.00) PURSUANT TO NCGS 7A-308(a)(1). A cash deposit (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts are immediately due and owing. Said property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS WHERE IS.” There are no representations of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale. This sale is made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, any unpaid land transfer taxes, special assessments, easements, rights of way, deeds of release, and any other encumbrances or exceptions of record. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the current owner(s) of the property is/are Patricia G. Medlin. An Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. If the trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the trustee, in their sole discretion, if they believe the challenge to have merit, may request the court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC Substitute Trustee Brock & Scott, PLLC Attorneys for Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC 5431 Oleander Drive Suite 200 Wilmington, NC 28403 PHONE: (910) 392-4988 FAX: (910) 392-8587 File No.: 12-27679-FC01 June 9, 16, 2014


Legal Notice
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA Daniel Mitchell Coleman; Anderson Oil Co. of Nichols, Inc. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the action is presently pending before the S.C. Worker’s Compensation Commission in connection with the Deceased, Daniel Mitchell Coleman, arising out of a work-related accident which occurred in Cumberland County, North Carolina on May 20, 2014. Any person or persons having information concerning the identity and/or location of who is, or claims to be, an heir at law of the said Daniel Mitchell Coleman, Deceased, or any person who has or claims to have been dependent upon the said Daniel Mitchell Coleman, Deceased, at the time of his death on May 20, 2014, please contact Kathy Floyd at P.O. Box 11839, Charlotte, NC 28220; 855-342-6216. June 9, 12, 2014


Notice of Foreclosure Sale
13 SP 68 NORTH CAROLINA, COLUMBUS COUNTY Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Robert E. Myers and Patricia Lynn Myers to The McGougan Law Firm, Trustee(s), which was dated February 24, 2006 and recorded on February 24, 2006 in Book RB 843 at Page 973, Columbus County Registry, North Carolina. Default having been made of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC, having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust, and the holder of the note evidencing said default having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door of the county courthouse where the property is located, or the usual and customary location at the county courthouse for conducting the sale on June 17, 2014 at 11:30AM, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following described property situated in Columbus County, North Carolina, to wit: All of Lot 628 and Lot 629. Section F-1, of Riegelwood Subdivision, as shown on the Map thereof duly recorded in Map Book 17 at Page 93 in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Columbus County, North Carolina, subject to restrictions applicable to said lots as set out in instrument recorded in Book 291 at Page 563 of said Registry. Being the same property conveyed from Charles Michael Butts and wife, Abbie M. Butts, to Everette E. Thompson, Jr., Deed dated the 3rd day of March, 2004, and recorded in Book 772 at Page 795, Columbus County Registry. Save and except any releases, deeds of release or prior conveyances of record. Said property is commonly known as 628 Lakeside Drive, Riegelwood, NC 28456. THIRD PARTY PURCHASERS MUST PAY THE EXCISE TAX, AND THE COURT COSTS OF FORTY-FIVE CENTS (45¢) PER ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100.00) PURSUANT TO NCGS 7A-308(a)(1). A cash deposit (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts are immediately due and owing. Said property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS WHERE IS.” There are no representations of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale. This sale is made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, any unpaid land transfer taxes, special assessments, easements, rights of way, deeds of release, and any other encumbrances or exceptions of record. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the current owner(s) of the property is/are Robert E. Myers and wife, Patricia Lynn Myers. An Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. If the trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the trustee, in their sole discretion, if they believe the challenge to have merit, may request the court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC Substitute Trustee Brock & Scott, PLLC Attorneys for Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC 5431 Oleander Drive Suite 200 Wilmington, NC 28403 PHONE: (910) 392-4988 FAX: (910) 392-8587 File No.: 12-11754-FC02 June 2, 9, 2014


Notice of Foreclosure Sale
NORTH CAROLINA”””” COLUMBUS COUNTY”” Special Proceedings No. 14 SP 58 Substitute Trustee: Philip A. Glass Date of Sale: June 11, 2014 Time of Sale: 10:00 a.m. Place of Sale: Columbus County Courthouse Description of Property: See Attached Description Record Owners: Eddie Mack”” Address of Property: 72 Davis Drive Whiteville, NC 28472 Deed of Trust: Book : 910 Page: 925 Dated: October 29, 2007 Grantors: Eddie Mack and Lafonta J. Mack Original Beneficiary: State Employees’ Credit Union CONDITIONS OF SALE: Should the property be purchased by a third party, that person must pay the tax of Forty-five Cents (45¢) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by N.C.G.S. ¤7A-308(a)(1). This sale is made subject to all unpaid taxes and superior liens or encumbrances of record and assessments, if any, against the said property, and any recorded leases. This sale is also subject to any applicable county land transfer tax, and the successful third party bidder shall be required to make payment for any such county land transfer tax. A cash deposit of 5% of the purchase price will be required at the time of the sale. Any successful bidder shall be required to tender the full balance of the purchase price so bid in cash or certified check at the time the Substitute Trustee tenders to him a deed for the property or attempts to tender such deed, and should said successful bidder fail to pay the full balance purchase price so bid at that time, he shall remain liable on his bid as provided for in North Carolina General Statutes Section 45-21.30 (d) and (e). This sale will be held open ten (10) days for upset bids as required by law. Residential real property with less than 15 rental units: an order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. Dated: 5/14/14 Philip A. Glass, Substitute Trustee Nodell, Glass & Haskell, L.L.P. 5540 Centerview Drive, Suite 416 Raleigh, NC 27606 Posted on 5/14/14 Schedule “A” Attached to and made a part of this Deed of Trust from Eddie Md wife, Lafonta J. Mack, Grantor, to Philip E. Greer, Trustee, in favor of State Employees’ Credit Union, Beneficiary, and dated October 29, 2007. Lying and being in Whiteville Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: For a tie line begin at the intersection of the Northern margin of the right-of-way of Davis Drive and the Western margin of the right-of-way of old N.C. Highway No. 130; thence with the Northern margin of Davis Drive South 60 degrees 31 minutes West 310 feet to the POINT AND PLACE OF BEGINNING; thence continuing South 60 degrees 31 minutes West 110 feet; thence North 21 degrees 32 minutes West 175.68 feet; thence North 67 degrees 40 minutes East 100 feet; thence South 24 degrees 42 minutes East 162.12 feet to the Point and Place of Beginning, and being all of Lot No. 9 shown on that map of Cherry Acres, prepared by Willis and Walker, R.L.S., dated June 9, 1975. Said property being subject to sewer easement contained in Deed date November 25, 1980, from S.P. Stanley, Jr. And wife, Juanita H. Stanley to Timothy Mason and wife, Barbara Ann Mason. The property hereinabove described was acquired by Grantor by instrument recorded in Book 685, Page 869, Columbus County Registry. June 2, 9, 2014


Notice of Public Hearing
The public shall take notice that the budget officer has submitted a recommended fiscal year 2014-2015 budget to the Town of Brunswick ABC Commission. That recommendation contains both anticipated revenues and expected expenses to total $501,368. The Commission has called for a Public Hearing to be held on June 24, 2014 at 7:00 PM in the Town Hall for the purpose of considering adoption of the recommended budget. The public is invited to attend this meeting and to provide comment. Caletta Faulk Chair Brunswick ABC Commission June 5, 9, 2014


Notice of Public Hearing
The public will take notice of a hearing to be held by the Brunswick Town Council on June 16 at 7:30 PM in the Town Hall Council Meeting Room. The purpose of this hearing shall be to consider adoption of a recommended budget for the fiscal year 2014-2015. The recommendation includes equal revenues and expenditures in the following amounts: A. General Fund $395,684 B. Water/Sewer Fund $142,506 Total All Funds: $538,190 The public is invited to attend this hearing and to provide comment. The public will take notice that also on June 16 at 7:30 PM in the Town Hall Council Meeting Room that there will be a hearing held by the Brunswick Town Council to consider a “Yard Sale Ordinance” as proposed by the Brunswick Planning and Zoning Board. The public is invited to attend this hearing and to provide comment. Cheryl Suggs, Town Clerk June 5, 9, 2014


Notice of Public Hearing Whiteville City Council
The Whiteville City Council will hold a public hearing as follows: Date: June 24, 2014 Time: 6:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the agenda will allow Meeting Location: Whiteville City Hall, 317 S. Madison St Zoning Map Amendment: Request from Cecil Knight to rezone the property located south of Blue Jean Road and west of Jordan Lane tax parcel #2954 from R-12 (Residential District) to R-6MF )Residential Multifamily District). Conditional Use Permit: Request from Wilton Lennon for a conditional use permit at 119 East Smith Street for an overnight shelter with accessory use retail operations. Citizens interested in the proposal are invited to attend and participate in the public hearing. Changes may be made in the above proposal as a result of debate, objection, or discussion. Hiram J. Marziano, II City of Whiteville Planning Director 910-640-1380 June 9, 16, 2014


Notice of Service of Process by Publication
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE COUNTY OF COLUMBUS DISTRICT COURT DIVISION FILE NO.: 14 CVD 355 MISTY TENNILLE JUSTUS HAWKINS Plaintiff Vs. KEVIN ALONZO HAWKINS Defendant TO: KEVIN ALONZO HAWKINS TAKE NOTICE that a pleading seeking relief against you has been filed in the above-entitled action. The nature of the relief being sought is as follows: As absolute divorce based upon a separation period in excess of one year and that the Court accept the divorce pleadings as the Plaintiff’s Motion for Summary Judgment pursuant to Rule 56 of the North Carolina Rules of Civil Procedure based upon there being no genuine issue as to any material fact as to the Plaintiff’s prayer for an absolute divorce. You are required to make defense to such pleading not later than the 8th day of July, 2014, said date being more than 40 days from the first publication of this Notice, and upon your failure to do so, the party seeking service against you will apply to the Court for the relief sought. This the 26th day of May, 2014. TEDDER & TEDDER Attorney for the Plaintiff By: MATTHEW J. TEDDER 110 West Nance Street Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: 910-642-8147 Fasimile: 910-642-9270 May 26, June 2, 9, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Administratrix of the ESTATE OF BOBBY LEE TODD, late of Columbus County, North Carolina, I, pursuant to N.C.G.S. 28A-14-1, hereby notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the decedent to present them to the undersigned by the 17th day of August, 2014 or this notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to the Estate will make immediate payment to the undersigned. This the 19th day of May, 2014. FRANKIE ANN RANSOM TODD, ADMINISTRATRIX 108 N. WILKES STREET CHADBOURN, NC 28431 PAUL J. EKSTER WRIGHT, WORLEY, POPE, EKSTER & MOSS, PLLC ATTORNEYS FOR THE ESTATE P.O. BOX 457 TABOR CITY, NC 28463 (910) 653-2082 May 19, 26, June 2, 9, 2014.


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Administratrix of the ESTATE OF DELLA MAE MONTGOMERY, late of Columbus County, North Carolina, I, pursuant to N.C.G.S. 28A-14-1, hereby notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the decedent to present them to the undersigned by the 17th day of August, 2014 or this notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to the Estate will make immediate payment to the undersigned. This the 19th day of May, 2014. LOLITA MONTGOMERY, ADMINISTRATRIX 308 WEST SMITH STREET CHADBOURN, NC 28431″”””PAUL J. EKSTER WRIGHT, WORLEY, POPE, EKSTER & MOSS, PLLC””””””ATTORNEYS FOR THE ESTATE P.O. BOX 457″”””””TABOR CITY, NC 28463 (910) 653-2082 May 19, 26, June 2, 9, 2014.


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Administratrix of the estate of James Junior Barnes, deceased, late of Columbus County, the undersigned hereby notifies all persons having claims against the estate of said decedent to present them to the undersigned within three (3) months from the date of the first publication, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate will please make immediate payment. This the 2nd day of June, 2014. Melody Barnes Thompson, Administratrix of the estate of James Junior Barnes, 2151 Dolph Lewis Road Cerro Gordo, NC 28430 June 2, 9, 16, 23, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY The undersigned, THEODORE LEONARD SHAW, having qualified as Executor of the Estate of FRED DOUGLAS SHAW, JR. deceased, late of Columbus County, NC, this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned Executor on or before September 11, 2014 at Powell & Powell, Attorneys, PO Box 428, Whiteville, NC 28472, or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned Executor. This the 5th day of June 2014 THEODORE LEONARD SHAW Executor 2911 General Howe Road Riegelwood, NC 28456 c/o J. Coburn Powell Powell & Powell, Attorneys PO Box 428 Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: (910) 642-2728 June 9, 16, 23, 30, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY The undersigned THURMAN DEONDREA WILLIAMS, having qualified as Administrator of the Estate of JOHNNIE MAE CATHY JOHNSON WILLIAMS deceased, late of Columbus County, NC, this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned Administrator on or before September 4, 2014 at Powell & Powell Attorneys, PO Box 428, Whiteville, NC 28472, or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned Administrator. This the 29th day of May, 2014. Thurman Deondrea Williams Administrator 22 Lee Road 2176 Phenix City, AL 36870 c/o J. Coburn Powell Powell & Powell, Attorneys PO Box 428 Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: (910) 642-2728 June 2, 9, 16, 23, 2014


Public Notice
IDEA Project Amendments
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA-Part B, Public Law 108.446). Project describes the special education programs that Flemington Academy proposes for federal funding for the 2013-2014 School Year. Interested persons are encouraged to review amendments to the Project and make comments concerning the implementation of special education under this federal program. All comments will be considered prior to submission of the amended project to the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction in Raleigh. The IDEA-Part B Project is open to public review and comments during the weeks of June 2-13 in the office of Flemington Academy in the name of N. Utterback. Flemington Academy is located at 400 Flemington Drive, Lake Waccamaw. June 5, 9, 2014


Request for Invitation to Bid
On or before 5:30 p.m. on Monday, June 16, 2014, Four-County Community Services, Inc. Head Start Program will receive invitations for bid to contract delivery of dairy products and food services to the head start facilities. Please contact Cynthia Foskey at 910-277-3521 or email foskeyc@4ccs.org to request an Invitation to Bid package. All requests must be received by 5:30 p.m. at the close of business on June 16, 2014. June 9, 12, 16, 2014

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Thursday, June 5, 2014

700 – Legals

Amended Notice of Tax Foreclosure Sale
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION FILE NO.: 14 CV 23 COUNTY OF COLUMBUS Plaintiff VS MASON TROY NICKELSON; JORDAN DOUGLAS NICKELSON; JOAN N. TART; STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, Judgmentholder (Lienholder) SOUTHEASTERN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, Claimant (Lienholder), Defendants NOTICE is hereby given that the COUNTY OF COLUMBUS as a body politic incorporate of the State of North Carolina, is exercising its power and authority to assess, levy and collect taxes against real and personal property located within its boundaries in accordance with the laws of the State of North Carolina and the Judgment entered on the 27th day of March, 2014 and is foreclosing on the following land of MASON TROY NICKELSON, JORDAN DOUGLAS NICKELSON and JOAN N. TART in order to satisfy the properly assessed but unpaid taxes upon certain lands. Pursuant to the Judgment entered on the 27th day of March, 2014, William E. Wood has been appointed Commissioner with the authority to sell the following land at the Courthouse Door, Columbus County Courthouse in the City of Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina at 12:00 o’clock noon on the 12th day of June, 2014 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash all interest in the following described real estate: That certain lot or parcel of land lying and being in Tatum Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Beginning at a stake in a ditch, J.C. Nance corner, thence runs about North West with ditch 100 yards to a stake in ditch; thence runs about South West with a ditch 50 yards to a stake in a ditch; thence runs about South East parallel with first line, 35 yards to a stake; thence runs about West and with the road 33 yards to a stake; thence about South East 55 yards to a stake in the J.C. Nance line; thence with the J.C. Nance line about East approximately 88 yards to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Being the same property conveyed by Emily W. Nance to Joann N. Tart, for and during the term of her natural life, with a remainder interest in fee simple to Cynthia Lavelle Nicholson (Nickelson). Being the same property described in Deed Book 365, Page 128, Columbus County Registry. See also Deed in favor of Cynthia Lovelle Nickelson dated November 18, 2005, recorded in Book 835, Page 211, Columbus County Registry. Cynthia Lovelle Nickelson died February 17, 2013, in Columbus County, North Carolina. Reference is made to her Estate File which bears file number 13-E-133 located in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court for Columbus County, North Carolina. The property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance: “AS IS, WHERE IS”. Neither the Commissioner nor the County of Columbus, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representatives of either the Commissioner or the County of Columbus make any representation of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold free and clear of all taxes, special assessments, prior liens or encumbrances of record against said property except as may have priority under Federal or State Law, if any. A cash deposit of 20% of the purchase price, or $750 whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale with the balance remaining due to be paid in full by cash or certified funds at the Office of the Commissioner within three (3) days after the entry of the Judgment of Confirmation by the Clerk of Court. Hearing before the Honorable Amy Nance, Assistant Clerk of Superior Court for Columbus County, North Carolina was held in connection with this foreclosure on 27th day of March, 2014 at which time Clerk Amy Nance authorized this foreclosure sale as required by statute. This the 21st day of May, 2014. WILLIAM E WOOD COMMISSIONER 100 COURTHOUSE SQUARE WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 TELEPHONE: (910)-642-3965 STATE BAR NO.: 5901 May 29, June 5, 2014


Notice of Foreclosure Sale
13 SP 236 NORTH CAROLINA, COLUMBUS COUNTY Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Robert C. Richardson and Carrie Richardson to Fidelity National Title Insurance Company of New York, Trustee(s), which was dated November 5, 1999 and recorded on November 9, 1999 in Book 605 at Page 440, Columbus County Registry, North Carolina. Default having been made of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC, having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust, and the holder of the note evidencing said default having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door of the county courthouse where the property is located, or the usual and customary location at the county courthouse for conducting the sale on June 10, 2014 at 11:30AM, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following described property situated in Columbus County, North Carolina, to wit: Beginning at a stake in the Eastern right-of-way of U.S. Highway No. 701 (business) said beginning point being the Southwest corner of that certain 18 acre tract conveyed by L.A. Walters and wife, to W.W. Cole and wife, by deed dated December 17, 1951, recorded in Deed Book 193, Page 239, Columbus County Registry, and running thence from said beginning point North 82 degrees 30 minutes East 355 feet to a stake, another of said Cole’s corners; thence North 13 degrees West 108 feet to a stake, Cole’s corner; thence North 16 degrees 12 minutes West 60.45 feet to a stake in the Southern right-of-way of a new street (unnamed); thence Westwardly with the curve of said street to the end of said curve (the chord being South 64 degrees 40 minutes West 29.3); thence with the Southern edge of said street South 82 degrees 51 minutes West 307.8 feet to a stake in the Eastern right-of-way of said highway; thence with the Eastern right-of-way of said highway South 7 degrees 37 minutes East 160 feet to the point of beginning. Same being shown on that survey for “Daniel Hayes Heath and wife, Deborah G. Heath”, by Soles & Walker, P.A., Surveyors, dated May 13, 1986, to which reference is made for a more particular and accurate description. Subject to an easement uniformly 10 feet in width extending from the Eastern right-of-way of U.S. Highway 701 Eastwardly along the Southern right-of-way of said street in the Eastern lines of the property hereby conveyed; said easement is more particularly shown upon a survey by H.L. Willis, Jr., on the 10th day of November, 1964, recorded in Plat Book 8, Page 121, Columbus County Registry. Said easement is reserved for any future widening of said street by an unlawful authority. Reference is also made to that survey for Robert C. Richardson and wife, Carrie Richardson, dated November 3, 1999 by Soles & Walker, P.A., R.L.S., for a more complete and accurate description of the premises described herein. Save and except any releases, deeds of release or prior conveyances of record. Said property is commonly known as 1350 James B White Highway North, Whiteville, NC 28472. THIRD PARTY PURCHASERS MUST PAY THE EXCISE TAX, AND THE COURT COSTS OF FORTY-FIVE CENTS (45¢) PER ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100.00) PURSUANT TO NCGS 7A-308(a)(1). A cash deposit (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts are immediately due and owing. Said property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS WHERE IS.” There are no representations of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale. This sale is made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, any unpaid land transfer taxes, special assessments, easements, rights of way, deeds of release, and any other encumbrances or exceptions of record. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the current owner(s) of the property is/are Carrie Richardson. An Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. If the trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the trustee, in their sole discretion, if they believe the challenge to have merit, may request the court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC Substitute Trustee Brock & Scott, PLLC Attorneys for Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC 5431 Oleander Drive Suite 200 Wilmington, NC 28403 PHONE: (910) 392-4988 FAX: (910) 392-8587 File No.: 13-14199-FC01 May 29, June 5, 2014


Notice of Foreclosure Sale
Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made by John H. Brown and Crystal Brown (PRESENT RECORD OWNER(S): John H. Brown) to Adelita A. Shubert, Trustee(s), dated the 12th day of March, 2010, and recorded in Book 980, Page 592, in Columbus County Registry, North Carolina, default having been made in the payment of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by an instrument duly recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Columbus County, North Carolina and the holder of the note evidencing said indebtedness having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door in the City of Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina, or the customary location designated for foreclosure sales, at 1:30 PM on June 17, 2014 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following real estate situated in the Township of Williams, in the County of Columbus, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Lying and being in Williams Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Being all of that 1.12 acre tract of land, more or less, the same being shown on that survey entitled “Lot Survey for Jeffrey Duval Stanley”, dated September 8, 2000, prepared by Billy M. Duncan, Land Surveying, a copy of said plat having been recorded in Book 636, Page 471, Columbus County Registry, the same being incorporated herein by reference. Reference is made to said plat for a more complete and accurate description of the premises described herein. Together with improvements located thereon; said property being located at 1329 Furnie Hammond Road, Clarendon, North Carolina. Being the same property conveyed by Jeffrey Duval Stanley, legally separated, to Gary Lee Smith and wife, Yvonne Cribb Smith, by Deed dated November 30, 2000, recorded November 30, 2000, in Book 636, Page 469, Columbus County Registry. Also being the same property conveyed by Gary Lee Smith and Yvonne Cribb Smith, husband and wife, to Daniel L. Starkey and wife, Christine L. Starkey, by Deed dated December 4, 2003, recorded December 9, 2003, in Book 763, Page 177, Columbus County Registry. Also being the same property conveyed by Daniel L. Starkey and wife, Christine L. Starkey, to Arthur C. Meigel and wife, Jacquelyn Meigel, by Deed dated December 15, 2005, recorded January 10, 2006, in Book 839, Page 457, Columbus County Registry. See re-recording in Book 877, Page 808, Columbus County Registry. Trustee may, in the Trustee’s sole discretion, delay the sale for up to one hour as provided in NCGS ¤45-21.23. Should the property be purchased by a third party, that party must pay the excise tax, as well as the court costs of Forty-Five Cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by NCGS ¤7A-308(a)(1). The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust/security agreement, or both, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either the Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold subject to all taxes, special assessments, and prior liens or encumbrances of record and any recorded releases. Said property is also being sold subject to applicable Federal and State laws. A cash deposit or cashier’s check (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. If the trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the trustee, in their sole discretion, if they believe the challenge to have merit, may request the court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. THE PURPOSE OF THIS COMMUNICATION IS TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE, except as stated below in the instance of bankruptcy protection. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE PROTECTION OF THE BANKRUPTCY COURT OR HAVE BEEN DISCHARGED AS A RESULT OF A BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDING, THIS NOTICE IS GIVEN TO YOU PURSUANT TO STATUTORY REQUIREMENT AND FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES AND IS NOT INTENDED AS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT OR AS AN ACT TO COLLECT, ASSESS, OR RECOVER ALL OR ANY PORTION OF THE DEBT FROM YOU PERSONALLY. SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE SERVICES, INC. SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE BY: Attorney at Law Hutchens Law Firm Attorneys for Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. P.O. Box 1028 4317 Ramsey Street Fayetteville, North Carolina 28311 https://sales.hutchenslawfirm.com Case No: 1133923 (FC.FAY) June 5, 12, 2014


Notice of Public Hearing
The public shall take notice that the budget officer has submitted a recommended fiscal year 2014-2015 budget to the Town of Brunswick ABC Commission. That recommendation contains both anticipated revenues and expected expenses to total $501,368. The Commission has called for a Public Hearing to be held on June 24, 2014 at 7:00 PM in the Town Hall for the purpose of considering adoption of the recommended budget. The public is invited to attend this meeting and to provide comment. Caletta Faulk Chair Brunswick ABC Commission June 5, 9, 2014


Notice of Public Hearing
The public will take notice of a hearing to be held by the Brunswick Town Council on June 16 at 7:30 PM in the Town Hall Council Meeting Room. The purpose of this hearing shall be to consider adoption of a recommended budget for the fiscal year 2014-2015. The recommendation includes equal revenues and expenditures in the following amounts: A. General Fund $395,684 B. Water/Sewer Fund $142,506 Total All Funds: $538,190 The public is invited to attend this hearing and to provide comment. The public will take notice that also on June 16 at 7:30 PM in the Town Hall Council Meeting Room that there will be a hearing held by the Brunswick Town Council to consider a “Yard Sale Ordinance” as proposed by the Brunswick Planning and Zoning Board. The public is invited to attend this hearing and to provide comment. Cheryl Suggs, Town Clerk June 5, 9, 2014


Notice of Public Hearing Town of Lake Waccamaw
The proposed 2014-2015 Fiscal Budget for the Town of Lake Waccamaw has been presented to the Lake Waccamaw Board of Commissioners as set forth by the NCGS and is available for public inspection in the Town Hall located at 205 Flemington Drive from 8 am to 5 pm weekdays. There will be a Public Hearing on June 10th at 6 pm at the Town Hall for the purpose of discussing the proposed 2014-2015 Fiscal Budget. Citizens are invited to make written or oral comments. Mayor Daniel Hilburn Town of Lake Waccamaw PO Box 145 Lake Waccamaw, NC 28450 June 2, 5, 2014


Notice of Publication
State of Michigan 4th Judicial Circuit Judicial District County of Jackson 14-1100 DO BRENDA WICKER BETHEA PLAINTIFF V. James Bethea DEFENDANT Notice of Service of Process by Publication To: James Bethea Please Take Notice THAT A PLEADING SEEKING RELIEF AGAINST YOU HAS BEEN FILED IN THE ABOVE ENTITLED ACTION. THE NATURE OF THE RELIEF SOUGHT IS AS FOLLOWS: A Divorce You Are Required TO MAKE SUCH DEFENSE TO SUCH PLEADING NOT LATER THAN JULY 16, 2014 AND UPON YOUR FAILURE TO DO SO, THE PARTY SEEKING RELIEF AGAINST YOU WILL APPLY TO THE COURT FOR THE RELIEF SOUGHT. THIS THE 5TH DAY OF JUNE, 2014 BY: BRENDA BETHEA 802 SOUTH WEST AVE JACKSON, MI 49203 JUE 5, 12, 19, 2014


Notice of Sale
NORTH CAROLINA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION Columbus County BEFORE THE CLERK 13 SP 221 IN THE MATTER OF:”” The Foreclosure of the Deed of Trust executed by Richard Sherwood Miller and wife, Cynthia Jenkins Miller, recorded in Deed of Trust Book 671, Page 223, Columbus County Registry. By: Alan M. Solana Substitute Trustee. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in the Deed of Trust referred to above, and under and by authority vested in the undersigned as Trustee, default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by the Deed of Trust, the undersigned Trustee will expose for sale at public auction the real property described in said Deed of Trust as more particularly described on Exhibit A attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference. The address for the real property subject to the foreclosure is 190 Otto Nance Road, Cerro Gordo, NC 28430, Fair Bluff Township, Columbus County, North Carolina and the record owners thereof are Richard Sherwood Miller and wife, Cynthia Jenkins Miller, as reflected in the records of the Office of the Register of Deeds of Columbus County not more than ten (10) days prior to the posting of this Notice of Sale. The aforesaid public auction of such real property will be held on June 6, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. at the main door of the Columbus County Courthouse in Whiteville, North Carolina. Such real property is to be sold for cash subject to all liens, encumbrances, restrictions, easements and rights of way of record as may have priority over the lien of the Deed of Trust, and to all taxes, water rents and special assessments, if any. The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the Note secured by the Deed of Trust/Security Agreement, or both, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representatives of either the Trustee or the holder of the Note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. If the property being offered pursuant to this notice of sale is residential property containing fewer than 15 units, an order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to North Carolina Gen. Stat. ¤ 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. Pursuant to North Carolina General Statutes ¤ 45-21.10 and the terms of the Deed of Trust, any successful bidder may be required to deposit with the Trustee immediately upon conclusion of the sale a cash deposit of $750.00 or 5% of the bid, whichever is greater. Any successful bidder shall be required to tender the full balance of the purchase price so bid in cash at the time the Trustee tenders to him a deed for the real property or attempts to tender such deed, and should said successful bidder fail to pay at that time the full balance of the purchase price so bid, he shall remain liable on his bid as provided for in North Carolina General Statutes ¤ 45-21.30(d) and (e). This sale shall be held open for upset bids ten (10) days after the filing of the Trustee’s report of sale with the Clerk of Superior Court of Columbus County, North Carolina, as required by law. This the 6th day of May, 2014. Alan M. Solana Substitute Trustee EXHIBIT A BEGINNING at an iron stake in the eastern right of way line of N.C. State Road No. 1401, said iron stake being the Southwestern corner of a one acre lot-owned by Butch Shepherd; thence with said Butch Shepherd’s southern property line South 63 degrees 22 minutes East 320.38 feet to an iron stake, Shepherd’s southeastern property corner; thence South 6 degrees 37 minutes West 385.85 feet to an iron stake; thence North 84 degrees 17 minutes West 268.25 feet to an iron stake; thence North 54 degrees 59 minutes West 154.45 feet to an iron stake in the eastern right of way line of N.C. State Road No. 1401; thence with the eastern right of way line of said N.C. Road No. 1401, the following courses and distances to an iron stake, the point of beginning; North 14 degrees 26 minutes East 100 feet; North 16 degrees 11 minutes East 100 feet; North 20 degrees 13 minutes East 100 feet; North 25 degrees 15 minutes East 100 feet; North 31 degrees 53 minutes East 40.50 feet; Containing 3.64 acres, more or less. For further chain of title to the above described property, reference is made to Deed dated December 6, 1978 from Leland Apartments, Inc. to Richard Sherwood Miller and Cynthia Jenkins Miller recorded in Deed Book 313, Page 58, filed on January 10, 1978, Columbus County Registry. May 29, June 5, 2014


Notice of Tax Foreclosure Sale
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION FILE NO.: 14 CV 251 COUNTY OF COLUMBUS, Plaintiff VS”” MARY DABNEY, Defendant NOTICE is hereby given that the COUNTY OF COLUMBUS as a body politic incorporate of the State of North Carolina, is exercising its power and authority to assess, levy and collect taxes against real and personal property located within its boundaries in accordance with the laws of the State of North Carolina and the Judgment entered on the 24th day of April, 2014 and is foreclosing on the following land of MARY DABNEY in order to satisfy the properly assessed but unpaid taxes upon certain lands. Pursuant to the Judgment entered on the 24th day of April, 2014, William E. Wood has been appointed Commissioner with the authority to sell the following land at the Courthouse Door, Columbus County Courthouse in the City of Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina at 12:00 o’clock noon on the 19th day of June, 2014 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash all interest in the following described real estate: All that certain tract or parcel of land located in Bug Hill Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being designated as Tract E located on the North side of Hwy 904 (Swamp Fox Highway East) containing 3.10 acres, more or less, excluding the right of way of NC Hwy 904, which is more fully set forth on that map entitled “PLAT FOR J.C. WRAY ESTATE” as prepared by Soles & Walker, P.A., P.L.S., dated September 10, 2003, and recorded in Plat Book 75, Page 69, Columbus County Registry, reference to which is hereby made for a more particular description and incorporated herein. Also being identified as Tract E in Item Six of the Last Will and Testament of J.C. Wray which is on file in the office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Columbus County, North Carolina in File 03-E-136, reference to which is made and incorporated herein. See also Deed recorded in Book 769, Page 804, Columbus County Registry. Being the same property conveyed by Janette Wray, single, and Janelle Wray and husband, Steven Frazier, to Mary Dabney, by Deed dated September 30, 2004, recorded in Book 802, Page 863, Columbus County Registry. The property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance: “AS IS, WHERE IS”. Neither the Commissioner nor the County of Columbus, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representatives of either the Commissioner or the County of Columbus make any representation of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold free and clear of all taxes, special assessments, prior liens or encumbrances of record against said property except as may have priority under Federal or State Law, if any. A cash deposit of 20% of the purchase price, or $750 whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale with the balance remaining due to be paid in full by cash or certified funds at the Office of the Commissioner within three (3) days after the entry of the Judgment of Confirmation by the Clerk of Court. Hearing before the Honorable Amy Nance, Assistant Clerk of Superior Court for Columbus County, North Carolina was held in connection with this foreclosure on 24th day of April, 2014 at which time Clerk Amy Nance authorized this foreclosure sale as required by statute. This the 28th day of May, 2014. WILLIAM E WOOD COMMISSIONER 100 COURTHOUSE SQUARE WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 TELEPHONE: (910)-642-3965 STATE BAR NO.: 5901 June 5, 12, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Administratrix of the ESTATE OF JENIFER JEAN EZZELL, late of Columbus County, North Carolina, I, pursuant to N.C.G.S. 28A-14-1, hereby notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the decedent to present them to the undersigned by the 13th day of August, 2014 or this notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to the Estate will make immediate payment to the undersigned. This the 15th day of May, 2014. LISA SHAW, ADMINISTRATRIX 1223 BRASWELL ROAD CHADBOURN, NC 28431 PAUL J. EKSTER WRIGHT, WORLEY, POPE, EKSTER & MOSS, PLLC ATTORNEYS FOR THE ESTATE P.O. BOX 457 TABOR CITY, NC 28463 910-653-2082 May 15, 22, 29, June 5, 2014.


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Executrix of the Estate of PINKIE S. WILSON, late of Columbus County, North Carolina, I, pursuant to N.C.G.S. 28A-14-1, hereby notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the decedent to present them to the undersigned by the 5th day of September, 2014 or this notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to the Estate will make immediate payment to the undersigned. This the 5th day of June, 2014. MARY LEE COLEMAN, EXECUTRIX 15445 ANDREW JACKSON HIGHWAY SW FAIR BLUFF, NC 28439 WRIGHT, WORLEY, POPE, EKSTER & MOSS, PLLC ATTORNEYS FOR THE ESTATE P.O. BOX 457 TABOR CITY, NC 28463 (910) 653-2082 June 5, 12, 19, 26, 2014.


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION Having qualified as Executrix of the estate of Rebecca Rogers Wilson, deceased, late of Columbus County, the undersigned hereby notifies all persons having claims against said deceased to present said claims to her on or before August 25, 2014 or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned. This 19th day of May, 2014. Lorene Wilson McDonough 40824 O Road Paonia, CO 81428 Fred C. Meekins, Jr., Attorney for the Estate of Rebecca Rogers Wilson P.O. Box 68 Whiteville, NC 28472 910-642-8080 May 22, 29, June 5, 12, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Executor of the estate of Ishmael Formyduval, Sr., deceased, late of Columbus County, the undersigned hereby notifies all persons having claims against the estate of said decedent to present them to the undersigned within three (3) months from the date of the first publication, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate will please make immediate payment. This the 22th day of May, 2014. Ishmael Formyduval Jr., Executor of the estate of Ishmael Formyduval, Sr., 724 Fifty Lakes Drive Southport, NC 28461 May 22, 29, June 5, 12, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Executor of the estate of James Byron Martin, deceased, late of Columbus County, the undersigned hereby notifies all persons having claims against the estate of said decedent to present them to the undersigned within three (3) months from the date of the first publication, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate will please make immediate payment. This the 29th day of May, 2014. Paul Jeffrey Martin, Executor of the estate of James Byron Martin, 2120 Sea Mountain Hwy, Suite 220 N. Myrtle Beach, SC 29582 May 29, June 5, 12, 19, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified on the 20th day of May, 2014, as Administrator Of The Estate Of Marvin Lawrence Stanley, deceased, of Columbus County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the decedent or said Estate to present them to the undersigned within three (3) months from the date of the first publication of this Notice, or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of any recovery. Please direct all claims to the attention of T. Scott Sessions, Administrator, Estate Of Marvin Lawrence Stanley, 130 Jefferson Street, Whiteville, North Carolina 28472. All persons indebted to said Estate are hereby requested to make immediate payment thereto. This the 20th day of May, 2014. T. SCOTT SESSIONS, Administrator Of The Estate Of Marvin Lawrence Stanley 130 Jefferson Street Whiteville, North Carolina 28472 T. SCOTT SESSIONS, Attorney For The Estate Of Marvin Lawrence Stanley The McGougan Law Firm 130 Jefferson Street Whiteville, North Carolina 28472 May 22, 29, June 5, 12, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY The undersigned, George Jerome Smith, having qualified as Administrator of the Estate of George Calvin Smith, deceased, late of Columbus County, NC, this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned Administrator on or before August 24, 2014, at Powell & Powell, Attorneys, PO Box 428, Whiteville, NC 28472, or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned Administrator. This the 20th day of May, 2014. George Jerome Smith Administrator PO Box 239 Wanchese, NC 27981 c/o J. Coburn Powell Powell & Powell, Attorneys PO Box 428 Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: (910) 642-2728 May 22, 29, June 5, 12, 2014


Public Notice
IDEA Project Amendments
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA-Part B, Public Law 108.446). Project describes the special education programs that Flemington Academy proposes for federal funding for the 2013-2014 School Year. Interested persons are encouraged to review amendments to the Project and make comments concerning the implementation of special education under this federal program. All comments will be considered prior to submission of the amended project to the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction in Raleigh. The IDEA-Part B Project is open to public review and comments during the weeks of June 2-13 in the office of Flemington Academy in the name of N. Utterback. Flemington Academy is located at 400 Flemington Drive, Lake Waccamaw. June 5, 9, 2014


Time Warner Cable
Time Warner Cable’s agreements with programmers and broadcasters to carry their services and stations routinely expire from time to time. We are usually able to obtain renewals or extensions of such agreements, but in order to comply with applicable regulations, we must inform you when an agreement is about to expire. The following agreements are due to expire soon, and we may be required to cease carriage of one or more of these services/stations in the near future: Azteca America, Gol TV (SD & HD), NHL Network (SD & HD), NHL Center Ice (SD & HD), Nuvo TV, Youtoo, Outdoor Channel (SD & HD), Jewelry TV (SD & HD), RFD HD, FearNet (SD & HD). In addition, from time to time we make certain changes in the services that we offer in order to better serve our customers. The following changes are planned: Time Warner Cable may cease carriage of NuvoTV. On or after June 26th, the following channels will be made available with a subscription to Sports Pass: Pac-12 Los Angeles channel 376, Pac-12 Arizona channel 377, Pac-12 Washington channel 378, Pac-12 Oregon channel 379, Pac-12 Mountain channel 380 and Pac-12 Bay Area channel 381. Showtime will offer a free preview June 27-29, 2014. It is available to all digital subscribers and may contain PG, PG-13, TV-14, TV-MA and R rated programs. To find out how to block this preview and for more parental control information, visit twc.com or call 800-892-2253. Music Choice will rename MCU to MC Indie on July 1. On or about July 1st, Fox Sports 2 will also be made available with a subscription to Variety Pass (formerly Digital Tier) in addition to being available with TWC Sports Pass. The new services listed below cannot be accessed on CableCARD-equipped Unidirectional Digital Cable Products purchased at retail without additional, two-way capable equipment: Pac-12 Los Angeles channel 376, Pac-12 Arizona channel 377, Pac-12 Washington channel 378, Pac-12 Oregon channel 379, Pac-12 Mountain channel 380 and Pac-12 Bay Area channel 381. For more information about your local channel line-up, visit www.twc.com/programmingnotices. June 5, 2014

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Monday, June 2, 2014

700 – Legals

Amended Notice of Foreclosure Sale
13 SP 244 NORTH CAROLINA, COLUMBUS COUNTY Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Mable Rowell and Otis J. Rowell to L. Hall, Trustee(s), which was dated August 25, 2003 and recorded on August 27, 2003 in Book 750 at Page 607, Columbus County Registry, North Carolina. Default having been made of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC, having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust, and the holder of the note evidencing said default having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door of the county courthouse where the property is located, or the usual and customary location at the county courthouse for conducting the sale on June 10, 2014 at 11:30AM, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following described property situated in Columbus County, North Carolina, to wit: FIRST TRACT: BEGINNING at a stake in the south edge of Highway 701 30 feet from the center of said Highway, it being the northwest corner of a lot conveyed to Jasper McMillian and wife, Gatha May McMillian, by John Shaw and Smithie Shaw, October 17th, 1947, and runs with Jasper McMillian’s line South 58 degrees East 150 feet to a stake; thence South 49 degrees West 27 feet to the edge of a ditch; thence with the ditch North 55 degrees and 30 minutes West 150 feet to a stake in the south edge of said Highway 701; thence North 49 degrees East 20 feet to the point of BEGINNING. SECOND TRACT: Lying and being in Whiteville Township south of the Town of Whiteville, and south of Highway 701. BEGINNING at a stake in the south edge of Highway 701 30 feet from the center of said Highway, it being the northwest corner of the May Newsome Tract and runs with the Newsome line South 58Á East 150 feet to a stake; thence South 49Á West 50 feet to a stake; thence North 58Á West 150 feet to a stake in the south edge of Highway 701; thence North 49Á East 50 feet to the point of BEGINNING. Save and except any releases, deeds of release or prior conveyances of record. Said property is commonly known as 1869 South Madison Street, Whiteville, NC 28472. THIRD PARTY PURCHASERS MUST PAY THE EXCISE TAX, AND THE COURT COSTS OF FORTY-FIVE CENTS (45¢) PER ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100.00) PURSUANT TO NCGS 7A-308(a)(1). A cash deposit (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts are immediately due and owing. Said property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS WHERE IS.” There are no representations of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale. This sale is made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, any unpaid land transfer taxes, special assessments, easements, rights of way, deeds of release, and any other encumbrances or exceptions of record. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the current owner(s) of the property is/are Mable Rowell. An Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. If the trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the trustee, in their sole discretion, if they believe the challenge to have merit, may request the court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC Substitute Trustee Brock & Scott, PLLC Attorneys for Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC 5431 Oleander Drive Suite 200 Wilmington, NC 28403 PHONE: (910) 392-4988 FAX: (910) 392-8587 File No.: 13-06791-FC01 May 26, June 2, 2014


Notice of Foreclosure Sale
13 SP 16 NORTH CAROLINA, COLUMBUS COUNTY Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Larry Gene Demery to David L. Brunk, Trustee(s), which was dated December 19, 2007 and recorded on December 27, 2007 in Book RB 916 at Page 177, Columbus County Registry, North Carolina. Default having been made of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC, having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust, and the holder of the note evidencing said default having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door of the county courthouse where the property is located, or the usual and customary location at the county courthouse for conducting the sale on June 10, 2014 at 11:30AM, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following described property situated in Columbus County, North Carolina, to wit: ALL THAT CERTAIN PROPERTY SITUATED IN THE TOWNSHIP OF WELCHES CREEK IN THE COUNTY OF COLUMBUS AND STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, BEING MORE FULLY DESCRIBED IN A DEED DATED 09/16/1998 AND RECORDED 06/24/1999, AMONG THE LAND RECORDS OF THE COUNTY AND STATE SET FORTH ABOVE, IN DEED VOLUME 593 AND PAGE 655. And being more particularly described as follows: A certain tract of land lying and being in Welches Creek Township, Columbus County, North Carolina and being a part of that larger tract as conveyed to Jonnie George dated December 6, 1965 and being recorded in Book 241, Page 388, Columbus County Registry and being Lot No. 3 as shown on a plat as recorded for Jonnie George in Plat Book 18, Page 64 in the Columbus County Registry and being more particularly described as follows: For a tie line, commencing at a PK nail in the centerline of S.R. 1719, said PK nail being 0.15 miles, South of the intersection of the centerlines of S.R. 1719 and S.R. 1746; running thence South 78 degrees 14 minutes West 410.36 feet to an old iron, Jack Jones and Calvin Troy’s corner; running thence North 87 degrees 16 minutes West 733.03 feet to an iron in the North line of the aforesaid larger tract; running thence South 5 degrees West 1148.40 feet to an iron in the South line of the aforesaid larger tract; running thence South 87 degrees 16 minutes East 147.48 feet to an iron; thence North 5 degrees 10 minutes East 1148.40 feet to an iron in the North line of the aforesaid larger tract; thence North 87 degrees 16 minutes West 147.48 feet to the point and place of beginning. Containing 3.89 acres, more or less, as shown on the aforesaid. LESS AND EXCEPT: BEING ALL of that certain tract or parcel of land, containing 1.00 acres, more or less, as the same is more particularly shown and delineated upon a survey map entitled “Plat For Margie Demery”, dated 26 March, 2002, and prepared by Billy M. Duncan, PLS. Said survey map is attached hereto and is hereby incorporated herein by reference. Save and except any releases, deeds of release or prior conveyances of record. Said property is commonly known as 215 Johnny George Road, Whiteville, NC 28472. THIRD PARTY PURCHASERS MUST PAY THE EXCISE TAX, AND THE COURT COSTS OF FORTY-FIVE CENTS (45¢) PER ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100.00) PURSUANT TO NCGS 7A-308(a)(1). A cash deposit (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts are immediately due and owing. Said property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS WHERE IS.” There are no representations of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale. This sale is made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, any unpaid land transfer taxes, special assessments, easements, rights of way, deeds of release, and any other encumbrances or exceptions of record. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the current owner(s) of the property is/are Larry Gene Demery. An Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. If the trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the trustee, in their sole discretion, if they believe the challenge to have merit, may request the court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC Substitute Trustee Brock & Scott, PLLC Attorneys for Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC 5431 Oleander Drive Suite 200 Wilmington, NC 28403 PHONE: (910) 392-4988 FAX: (910) 392-8587 File No.: 08-19118-FC02 May 26, June 2, 2014


Notice of Foreclosure Sale
13 SP 68 NORTH CAROLINA, COLUMBUS COUNTY Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Robert E. Myers and Patricia Lynn Myers to The McGougan Law Firm, Trustee(s), which was dated February 24, 2006 and recorded on February 24, 2006 in Book RB 843 at Page 973, Columbus County Registry, North Carolina. Default having been made of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC, having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust, and the holder of the note evidencing said default having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door of the county courthouse where the property is located, or the usual and customary location at the county courthouse for conducting the sale on June 17, 2014 at 11:30AM, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following described property situated in Columbus County, North Carolina, to wit: All of Lot 628 and Lot 629. Section F-1, of Riegelwood Subdivision, as shown on the Map thereof duly recorded in Map Book 17 at Page 93 in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Columbus County, North Carolina, subject to restrictions applicable to said lots as set out in instrument recorded in Book 291 at Page 563 of said Registry. Being the same property conveyed from Charles Michael Butts and wife, Abbie M. Butts, to Everette E. Thompson, Jr., Deed dated the 3rd day of March, 2004, and recorded in Book 772 at Page 795, Columbus County Registry. Save and except any releases, deeds of release or prior conveyances of record. Said property is commonly known as 628 Lakeside Drive, Riegelwood, NC 28456. THIRD PARTY PURCHASERS MUST PAY THE EXCISE TAX, AND THE COURT COSTS OF FORTY-FIVE CENTS (45¢) PER ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100.00) PURSUANT TO NCGS 7A-308(a)(1). A cash deposit (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts are immediately due and owing. Said property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS WHERE IS.” There are no representations of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale. This sale is made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, any unpaid land transfer taxes, special assessments, easements, rights of way, deeds of release, and any other encumbrances or exceptions of record. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the current owner(s) of the property is/are Robert E. Myers and wife, Patricia Lynn Myers. An Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. If the trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the trustee, in their sole discretion, if they believe the challenge to have merit, may request the court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC Substitute Trustee Brock & Scott, PLLC Attorneys for Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC 5431 Oleander Drive Suite 200 Wilmington, NC 28403 PHONE: (910) 392-4988 FAX: (910) 392-8587 File No.: 12-11754-FC02 June 2, 9, 2014


Notice of Foreclosure Sale
NORTH CAROLINA  COLUMBUS COUNTY   Special Proceedings No. 14 SP 58 Substitute Trustee: Philip A. Glass Date of Sale: June 11, 2014 Time of Sale: 10:00 a.m. Place of Sale: Columbus County Courthouse Description of Property: See Attached Description Record Owners: Eddie Mack  Address of Property: 72 Davis Drive Whiteville, NC 28472 Deed of Trust: Book : 910 Page: 925 Dated: October 29, 2007 Grantors: Eddie Mack and Lafonta J. Mack Original Beneficiary: State Employees’ Credit Union CONDITIONS OF SALE: Should the property be purchased by a third party, that person must pay the tax of Forty-five Cents (45¢) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by N.C.G.S. ¤7A-308(a)(1). This sale is made subject to all unpaid taxes and superior liens or encumbrances of record and assessments, if any, against the said property, and any recorded leases. This sale is also subject to any applicable county land transfer tax, and the successful third party bidder shall be required to make payment for any such county land transfer tax. A cash deposit of 5% of the purchase price will be required at the time of the sale. Any successful bidder shall be required to tender the full balance of the purchase price so bid in cash or certified check at the time the Substitute Trustee tenders to him a deed for the property or attempts to tender such deed, and should said successful bidder fail to pay the full balance purchase price so bid at that time, he shall remain liable on his bid as provided for in North Carolina General Statutes Section 45-21.30 (d) and (e). This sale will be held open ten (10) days for upset bids as required by law. Residential real property with less than 15 rental units: an order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. Dated: 5/14/14 Philip A. Glass, Substitute Trustee Nodell, Glass & Haskell, L.L.P. 5540 Centerview Drive, Suite 416 Raleigh, NC 27606 Posted on 5/14/14 Schedule “A” Attached to and made a part of this Deed of Trust from Eddie Md wife, Lafonta J. Mack, Grantor, to Philip E. Greer, Trustee, in favor of State Employees’ Credit Union, Beneficiary, and dated October 29, 2007. Lying and being in Whiteville Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: For a tie line begin at the intersection of the Northern margin of the right-of-way of Davis Drive and the Western margin of the right-of-way of old N.C. Highway No. 130; thence with the Northern margin of Davis Drive South 60 degrees 31 minutes West 310 feet to the POINT AND PLACE OF BEGINNING; thence continuing South 60 degrees 31 minutes West 110 feet; thence North 21 degrees 32 minutes West 175.68 feet; thence North 67 degrees 40 minutes East 100 feet; thence South 24 degrees 42 minutes East 162.12 feet to the Point and Place of Beginning, and being all of Lot No. 9 shown on that map of Cherry Acres, prepared by Willis and Walker, R.L.S., dated June 9, 1975. Said property being subject to sewer easement contained in Deed date November 25, 1980, from S.P. Stanley, Jr. And wife, Juanita H. Stanley to Timothy Mason and wife, Barbara Ann Mason. The property hereinabove described was acquired by Grantor by instrument recorded in Book 685, Page 869, Columbus County Registry. June 2, 9, 2014


Notice of Public Hearing City of Whiteville FY2014-15 Budget
The City Council will hold a public hearing on the proposed FY2014-15 City of Whiteville Budget on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 6:30 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the agenda will allow, at City Hall located at 317 South Madison Street, Whiteville, NC, for the purposes of receiving comments on the proposed budget. Persons wishing to be heard are invited to make written or oral comments. Proposed Budget General Fund $5,032,997 Powell Bill Fund $799,925 Municipal District Fund $29,500 Utility Fund $2,729,100 Special Project Funds CDBG Project Fund $525,000 PARTF $825,900 Pedestrian & Bicycle Planning Grant $31,000 Ice Storm Debris $315,000 Total Budget $10,288,422 The proposed Budget does not include a change in the City’s Property Tax rate or adjustments to Utility or Sanitation rates. Pursuant to the Local Government Budget and Fiscal Control Act, the proposed budget for the City of Whiteville for FY2014-15 was presented to the City Council on Thursday, May 15, 2014. A copy of the proposed budget is available for public inspection in the office of the City Clerk and the City’s Finance office inside Whiteville City Hall located at 317 South Madison Street. Larry Faison City Manager/Budget Officer City of Whiteville May 29, June 2, 2014


Notice of Public Hearing Town of Lake Waccamaw
The proposed 2014-2015 Fiscal Budget for the Town of Lake Waccamaw has been presented to the Lake Waccamaw Board of Commissioners as set forth by the NCGS and is available for public inspection in the Town Hall located at 205 Flemington Drive from 8 am to 5 pm weekdays. There will be a Public Hearing on June 10th at 6 pm at the Town Hall for the purpose of discussing the proposed 2014-2015 Fiscal Budget. Citizens are invited to make written or oral comments. Mayor Daniel Hilburn Town of Lake Waccamaw PO Box 145 Lake Waccamaw, NC 28450 June 2, 5, 2014


Notice of Sale
Modern Self-Storage, PO Box 458, Whiteville, NC 28472 will hold a public sale to dispose of various items of personal property, pursuant to the assertion of a lien for rental at Modern Self-Storage facility. Items will be sold individually and in bulk. Sale will be conducted at storage facility located at: 10 West 6th Street Tabor City, NC Date of Sale: June 7, 2014 Time of Sale: 10:00 AM Items to be sold: Personal belongings and furnishings belonging to: T115B Pennie Hill T117A Jessie Mitchell T215 Mary Vereen T301 Laqueina Boone T302 Karen Crowner MODERN SELF STORAGE By: W. D. Brooks, Jr. Owner May 29, June 2, 2014


Notice of Sale
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE COUNTY OF COLUMBUS SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK FILE NO.: 14 SP 26 IN RE: Deed of Trust executed by Cape Fear Land & Timber Corporation in favor of William H. Sessoms, Jr., Trustee, securing indebtedness payable to Horry County State Bank, registered in Book 844, Page 587, of the Register of Deeds of Columbus County, N.C.; C. Greg Williamson, being appointed as Substitute Trustee by instrument recorded in Book 1078, Page 310, Columbus County Registry. DATE AND TIME OF SALE: June 6, 2014 at 12:00 Noon PLACE OF SALE: Columbus County Courthouse Door Whiteville, North Carolina PURSUANT to an Order entered by the Clerk of Superior Court of Columbus County, on May 8, 2014, after a hearing, which hearing was held pursuant to Chapter 45 of the General Statutes of North Carolina providing for notice and hearing prior to foreclosure sales; and UNDER AND BY VIRTUE of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust dated March 1, 2006, executed by Cape Fear Land & Timber Corporation in favor of William H. Sessoms, Jr., Trustee, securing indebtedness payable to Horry County State Bank, and recorded in Book 844, Page 587, Columbus County Registry, and the said Deed of Trust being by the terms thereof subject to foreclosure, and the holder of the indebtedness thereby secured having demanded a foreclosure thereof for the purpose of satisfying said indebtedness, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at public auction to the highest bidder, for cash, at the Columbus County Courthouse door in Whiteville, North Carolina, at the time and place as set forth hereinabove, the lands secured by said Deed of Trust, the same lying and being in Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as: The record owner, as reflected on the records of the Register of Deeds not more than ten (10) days prior to posting this notice, is Cape Fear Land & Timber Corporation. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving a notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 day’s written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. The property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer, and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS”. Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust/security agreement, or both, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents, or authorized representatives of either Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. This sale is made subject to all prior liens or encumbrances, and unpaid taxes and assessments including, but not limited to, any transfer tax associated with the foreclosure, for paying, if any. A deposit of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, is required and must be tendered in the form of cash or certified funds at the time of the sale. This sale will be held open ten days for upset bids as required by law. Following the expiration of the statutory upset period, all remaining amounts are immediately due and owing. The highest bidder will be responsible for the payment of revenue stamps payable to the Register of Deeds and any final court and or auditing fees payable to the Clerk of Superior Court which are assessed on the high bid resulting from this foreclosure sale. An order of possession of the property being sold may be issued pursuant to N.C.G.S. 45-21. 29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the Clerk of Superior Court of the county in which the property is sold. This the 8th day of May, 2014. C. GREG WILLIAMSON, Substitute Trustee WILLIAMSON, WALTON, & SCOTT L.L.P. 136 Washington Street P.O. Box 1467 Whiteville, NC 28472 910-642-7151 May 26, June 2, 2014


Notice of Substitute Trustee’s Foreclosure Sale of Real Property
13-SP-66 Under and by virtue of the power and authority contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed and delivered by Timothy A. Long and Loretta Long, dated September 22, 2006 and recorded on September 26, 2006 in Book No. RB 866 at Page 187 in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Columbus County, North Carolina; and because of default in the payment of the indebtedness secured thereby and failure to carry out and perform the stipulations and agreements contained therein and, pursuant to demand of the holder of the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will place for sale, at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash at the usual place of sale at Columbus County Courthouse, Whiteville, North Carolina on June 5, 2014 at 10:00 AM that parcel of land, including improvements thereon, situated, lying and being in the City of Whiteville, County of Columbus, State of North Carolina, and being more particularly described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. Address of property: 10913 New Britton Hwy E, Whiteville, NC 28472. Tax Parcel ID: 07295 Present Record Owners: Timothy A. Long and Loretta Long. The terms of the sale are that the real property hereinbefore described will be sold for cash to the highest bidder. A deposit of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, is required and must be tendered in the form of certified funds at the time of the sale. The successful bidder shall be required to pay revenue stamps on the Trustee’s Deed, any Land Transfer Tax and costs of recording the Trustee’s Deed. The real property hereinabove described is being offered for sale “AS IS, WHERE IS” and will be sold subject to all superior liens, unpaid taxes, and special assessments. Other conditions will be announced at the sale. The sale will be held open for ten (10) days for upset bids as by law required. If for any reason the Trustee is unable to convey title to this property or the sale is set aside, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Furthermore, if the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the Trustee, in its sole discretion, if it believes the challenge to have merit, may declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. In either event the purchaser will have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, the Mortgagee’s attorney or the Trustee. Additional Notice Where the Real Property is Residential With Less Than 15 Rental Units: An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a bona fide lease or tenancy may have additional rights pursuant to Title VII of 5.896 – Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act which became effective on May 20, 2009. Rogers Townsend & Thomas, PC, Substitute Trustee 803-744-4444, 113341-04065 P1094174 May 26, June 2, 2014

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Administratrix of the estate of James Junior Barnes, deceased, late of Columbus County, the undersigned hereby notifies all persons having claims against the estate of said decedent to present them to the undersigned within three (3) months from the date of the first publication, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate will please make immediate payment. This the 2nd day of June, 2014. Melody Barnes Thompson, Administratrix of the estate of James Junior Barnes, 2151 Dolph Lewis Road Cerro Gordo, NC 28430 June 2, 9, 16, 23, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY The undersigned THURMAN DEONDREA WILLIAMS, having qualified as Administrator of the Estate of JOHNNIE MAE CATHY JOHNSON WILLIAMS deceased, late of Columbus County, NC, this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned Administrator on or before September 4, 2014 at Powell & Powell Attorneys, PO Box 428, Whiteville, NC 28472, or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned Administrator. This the 29th day of May, 2014. Thurman Deondrea Williams Administrator 22 Lee Road 2176 Phenix City, AL 36870 c/o J. Coburn Powell Powell & Powell, Attorneys PO Box 428 Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: (910) 642-2728 June 2, 9, 16, 23, 2014

Thursday, May 29, 2014

700 – Legals

Amended Notice of Tax Foreclosure Sale
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF COLUMBUS IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION FILE NO.: 14 CV 23 COUNTY OF COLUMBUS Plaintiff VS MASON TROY NICKELSON; JORDAN DOUGLAS NICKELSON; JOAN N. TART; STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, Judgmentholder (Lienholder) SOUTHEASTERN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, Claimant (Lienholder), Defendants NOTICE is hereby given that the COUNTY OF COLUMBUS as a body politic incorporate of the State of North Carolina, is exercising its power and authority to assess, levy and collect taxes against real and personal property located within its boundaries in accordance with the laws of the State of North Carolina and the Judgment entered on the 27th day of March, 2014 and is foreclosing on the following land of MASON TROY NICKELSON, JORDAN DOUGLAS NICKELSON and JOAN N. TART in order to satisfy the properly assessed but unpaid taxes upon certain lands. Pursuant to the Judgment entered on the 27th day of March, 2014, William E. Wood has been appointed Commissioner with the authority to sell the following land at the Courthouse Door, Columbus County Courthouse in the City of Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina at 12:00 o’clock noon on the 12th day of June, 2014 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash all interest in the following described real estate: That certain lot or parcel of land lying and being in Tatum Township, Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows: Beginning at a stake in a ditch, J.C. Nance corner, thence runs about North West with ditch 100 yards to a stake in ditch; thence runs about South West with a ditch 50 yards to a stake in a ditch; thence runs about South East parallel with first line, 35 yards to a stake; thence runs about West and with the road 33 yards to a stake; thence about South East 55 yards to a stake in the J.C. Nance line; thence with the J.C. Nance line about East approximately 88 yards to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Being the same property conveyed by Emily W. Nance to Joann N. Tart, for and during the term of her natural life, with a remainder interest in fee simple to Cynthia Lavelle Nicholson (Nickelson). Being the same property described in Deed Book 365, Page 128, Columbus County Registry. See also Deed in favor of Cynthia Lovelle Nickelson dated November 18, 2005, recorded in Book 835, Page 211, Columbus County Registry. Cynthia Lovelle Nickelson died February 17, 2013, in Columbus County, North Carolina. Reference is made to her Estate File which bears file number 13-E-133 located in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court for Columbus County, North Carolina. The property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance: “AS IS, WHERE IS”. Neither the Commissioner nor the County of Columbus, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representatives of either the Commissioner or the County of Columbus make any representation of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold free and clear of all taxes, special assessments, prior liens or encumbrances of record against said property except as may have priority under Federal or State Law, if any. A cash deposit of 20% of the purchase price, or $750 whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale with the balance remaining due to be paid in full by cash or certified funds at the Office of the Commissioner within three (3) days after the entry of the Judgment of Confirmation by the Clerk of Court. Hearing before the Honorable Amy Nance, Assistant Clerk of Superior Court for Columbus County, North Carolina was held in connection with this foreclosure on 27th day of March, 2014 at which time Clerk Amy Nance authorized this foreclosure sale as required by statute. This the 21st day of May, 2014. WILLIAM E WOOD COMMISSIONER 100 COURTHOUSE SQUARE WHITEVILLE, NC 28472 TELEPHONE: (910)-642-3965 STATE BAR NO.: 5901 May 29, June 5, 2014


Notice of Foreclosure Sale
13 SP 236 NORTH CAROLINA, COLUMBUS COUNTY Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Robert C. Richardson and Carrie Richardson to Fidelity National Title Insurance Company of New York, Trustee(s), which was dated November 5, 1999 and recorded on November 9, 1999 in Book 605 at Page 440, Columbus County Registry, North Carolina. Default having been made of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC, having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust, and the holder of the note evidencing said default having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door of the county courthouse where the property is located, or the usual and customary location at the county courthouse for conducting the sale on June 10, 2014 at 11:30AM, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following described property situated in Columbus County, North Carolina, to wit: Beginning at a stake in the Eastern right-of-way of U.S. Highway No. 701 (business) said beginning point being the Southwest corner of that certain 18 acre tract conveyed by L.A. Walters and wife, to W.W. Cole and wife, by deed dated December 17, 1951, recorded in Deed Book 193, Page 239, Columbus County Registry, and running thence from said beginning point North 82 degrees 30 minutes East 355 feet to a stake, another of said Cole’s corners; thence North 13 degrees West 108 feet to a stake, Cole’s corner; thence North 16 degrees 12 minutes West 60.45 feet to a stake in the Southern right-of-way of a new street (unnamed); thence Westwardly with the curve of said street to the end of said curve (the chord being South 64 degrees 40 minutes West 29.3); thence with the Southern edge of said street South 82 degrees 51 minutes West 307.8 feet to a stake in the Eastern right-of-way of said highway; thence with the Eastern right-of-way of said highway South 7 degrees 37 minutes East 160 feet to the point of beginning. Same being shown on that survey for “Daniel Hayes Heath and wife, Deborah G. Heath”, by Soles & Walker, P.A., Surveyors, dated May 13, 1986, to which reference is made for a more particular and accurate description. Subject to an easement uniformly 10 feet in width extending from the Eastern right-of-way of U.S. Highway 701 Eastwardly along the Southern right-of-way of said street in the Eastern lines of the property hereby conveyed; said easement is more particularly shown upon a survey by H.L. Willis, Jr., on the 10th day of November, 1964, recorded in Plat Book 8, Page 121, Columbus County Registry. Said easement is reserved for any future widening of said street by an unlawful authority. Reference is also made to that survey for Robert C. Richardson and wife, Carrie Richardson, dated November 3, 1999 by Soles & Walker, P.A., R.L.S., for a more complete and accurate description of the premises described herein. Save and except any releases, deeds of release or prior conveyances of record. Said property is commonly known as 1350 James B White Highway North, Whiteville, NC 28472. THIRD PARTY PURCHASERS MUST PAY THE EXCISE TAX, AND THE COURT COSTS OF FORTY-FIVE CENTS (45¢) PER ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100.00) PURSUANT TO NCGS 7A-308(a)(1). A cash deposit (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts are immediately due and owing. Said property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS WHERE IS.” There are no representations of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale. This sale is made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, any unpaid land transfer taxes, special assessments, easements, rights of way, deeds of release, and any other encumbrances or exceptions of record. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the current owner(s) of the property is/are Carrie Richardson. An Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. If the trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the trustee, in their sole discretion, if they believe the challenge to have merit, may request the court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC Substitute Trustee Brock & Scott, PLLC Attorneys for Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC 5431 Oleander Drive Suite 200 Wilmington, NC 28403 PHONE: (910) 392-4988 FAX: (910) 392-8587 File No.: 13-14199-FC01 May 29, June 5, 2014


Notice of Public Hearing
The Public shall take notice of a hearing to be held by the Fair Bluff Town Council on June 3, 2014, at 6:00 pm in the Town Hall. The purpose of the hearing shall be to consider adopting Animal Control provisions for the Town. The Public is invited to attend this hearing and to provide comment. Peggy Moore Town Clerk May 26, 29, 2014


Notice of Public Hearing City of Whiteville FY2014-15 Budget
The City Council will hold a public hearing on the proposed FY2014-15 City of Whiteville Budget on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 6:30 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the agenda will allow, at City Hall located at 317 South Madison Street, Whiteville, NC, for the purposes of receiving comments on the proposed budget. Persons wishing to be heard are invited to make written or oral comments. Proposed Budget General Fund $5,032,997 Powell Bill Fund $799,925 Municipal District Fund $29,500 Utility Fund $2,729,100 Special Project Funds CDBG Project Fund $525,000 PARTF $825,900 Pedestrian & Bicycle Planning Grant $31,000 Ice Storm Debris $315,000 Total Budget $10,288,422 The proposed Budget does not include a change in the City’s Property Tax rate or adjustments to Utility or Sanitation rates. Pursuant to the Local Government Budget and Fiscal Control Act, the proposed budget for the City of Whiteville for FY2014-15 was presented to the City Council on Thursday, May 15, 2014. A copy of the proposed budget is available for public inspection in the office of the City Clerk and the City’s Finance office inside Whiteville City Hall located at 317 South Madison Street. Larry Faison City Manager/Budget Officer City of Whiteville May 29, June 2, 2014


Notice of Public Hearing Whiteville Planning Board
The Whiteville Planning & Zoning Board will hold a public hearing as follows: Date: June 2, 2014 Time: 12:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the agenda will allow Meeting Location: Whiteville City Hall, 317 S. Madison St. Zoning Map Amendment: Request from Cecil Knight to rezone the  property located south of Blue Jean Road and west of Jordan Lane tax “”parcel #2954 from R-12 (Residential District) to R-6MF (Residential Multifamily District). Conditional Use Permit: Request from Wilton Lennon for a conditional use permit at 119 East Smith Street for an overnight shelter with accessory use retail operations. Citizens interested in the proposal are invited to attend and participate in the public hearing. Changes may be made in the above proposal as a result of debate, objection, or discussion. Hiram J. Marziano, II City of Whiteville Planning Director 910-640-1380 May 22, 29, 2014


Notice of Sale
NORTH CAROLINA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION Columbus County BEFORE THE CLERK 13 SP 221 IN THE MATTER OF:”” The Foreclosure of the Deed of Trust executed by Richard Sherwood Miller and wife, Cynthia Jenkins Miller, recorded in Deed of Trust Book 671, Page 223, Columbus County Registry. By: Alan M. Solana Substitute Trustee. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in the Deed of Trust referred to above, and under and by authority vested in the undersigned as Trustee, default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by the Deed of Trust, the undersigned Trustee will expose for sale at public auction the real property described in said Deed of Trust as more particularly described on Exhibit A attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference. The address for the real property subject to the foreclosure is 190 Otto Nance Road, Cerro Gordo, NC 28430, Fair Bluff Township, Columbus County, North Carolina and the record owners thereof are Richard Sherwood Miller and wife, Cynthia Jenkins Miller, as reflected in the records of the Office of the Register of Deeds of Columbus County not more than ten (10) days prior to the posting of this Notice of Sale. The aforesaid public auction of such real property will be held on June 6, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. at the main door of the Columbus County Courthouse in Whiteville, North Carolina. Such real property is to be sold for cash subject to all liens, encumbrances, restrictions, easements and rights of way of record as may have priority over the lien of the Deed of Trust, and to all taxes, water rents and special assessments, if any. The property to be offered pursuant to this notice of sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the Note secured by the Deed of Trust/Security Agreement, or both, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representatives of either the Trustee or the holder of the Note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. If the property being offered pursuant to this notice of sale is residential property containing fewer than 15 units, an order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to North Carolina Gen. Stat. ¤ 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. Pursuant to North Carolina General Statutes ¤ 45-21.10 and the terms of the Deed of Trust, any successful bidder may be required to deposit with the Trustee immediately upon conclusion of the sale a cash deposit of $750.00 or 5% of the bid, whichever is greater. Any successful bidder shall be required to tender the full balance of the purchase price so bid in cash at the time the Trustee tenders to him a deed for the real property or attempts to tender such deed, and should said successful bidder fail to pay at that time the full balance of the purchase price so bid, he shall remain liable on his bid as provided for in North Carolina General Statutes ¤ 45-21.30(d) and (e). This sale shall be held open for upset bids ten (10) days after the filing of the Trustee’s report of sale with the Clerk of Superior Court of Columbus County, North Carolina, as required by law. This the 6th day of May, 2014. Alan M. Solana Substitute Trustee EXHIBIT A BEGINNING at an iron stake in the eastern right of way line of N.C. State Road No. 1401, said iron stake being the Southwestern corner of a one acre lot-owned by Butch Shepherd; thence with said Butch Shepherd’s southern property line South 63 degrees 22 minutes East 320.38 feet to an iron stake, Shepherd’s southeastern property corner; thence South 6 degrees 37 minutes West 385.85 feet to an iron stake; thence North 84 degrees 17 minutes West 268.25 feet to an iron stake; thence North 54 degrees 59 minutes West 154.45 feet to an iron stake in the eastern right of way line of N.C. State Road No. 1401; thence with the eastern right of way line of said N.C. Road No. 1401, the following courses and distances to an iron stake, the point of beginning; North 14 degrees 26 minutes East 100 feet; North 16 degrees 11 minutes East 100 feet; North 20 degrees 13 minutes East 100 feet; North 25 degrees 15 minutes East 100 feet; North 31 degrees 53 minutes East 40.50 feet; Containing 3.64 acres, more or less. For further chain of title to the above described property, reference is made to Deed dated December 6, 1978 from Leland Apartments, Inc. to Richard Sherwood Miller and Cynthia Jenkins Miller recorded in Deed Book 313, Page 58, filed on January 10, 1978, Columbus County Registry. May 29, June 5, 2014


Notice of Sale
Modern Self-Storage, PO Box 458, Whiteville, NC 28472 will hold a public sale to dispose of various items of personal property, pursuant to the assertion of a lien for rental at Modern Self-Storage facility. Items will be sold individually and in bulk. Sale will be conducted at storage facility located at: 10 West 6th Street Tabor City, NC Date of Sale: June 7, 2014 Time of Sale: 10:00 AM Items to be sold: Personal belongings and furnishings belonging to: T115B Pennie Hill T117A Jessie Mitchell T215 Mary Vereen T301 Laqueina Boone T302 Karen Crowner MODERN SELF STORAGE By: W. D. Brooks, Jr. Owner May 29, June 2, 2014


Notice of Sale by the Columbus County Board of Education of the Residential Building Constructed by South Columbus High School Trade and Industry Classes
TAKE NOTICE, that Ken Buck, Director of Vocational Education of the Columbus County Board of Education, or his designee, on its behalf and pursuant to N.C.G.S. Sections 160A-270 shall offer for sale the residential building constructed by the Trade and Industries classes of South Columbus High School, at public auction on the grounds of South Columbus High School, on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 12:00 NOON. The highest bidder shall make a deposit of 5% of the amount bid as earnest money, which shall be returned in the event the bid is rejected. The highest bid made shall The highest bid made shall NOT BE SUBJECT TO ANY OF THE UPSET BID PROCEDURES OF JUDICIAL SALES. ANNOUNCEMENTS ON DAY OF SALE WILL TAKE PRIORITY OVER WRITTEN NOTICES. . THE AUCTIONEER ON THE SALE DATE WILL HAVE A “RESERVE” PRICE THAT HE CAN MAKE AVAILABLE IF THE BIDDING IS INSUFFICIENT TO COVER THE COSTS OF THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE BUILDING AND MAY TAKE BIDS ONCE THAT PRICE IS DISCLOSED, AND IF NO BIDS ARE FORTHCOMING MAY “NO SELL” THE PREMISES AND TERMINATE THE AUCTION. The Columbus County Board of Education must accept and confirm the high bid at its next regularly scheduled meeting, which is tentatively scheduled on June 26, 2014, but which is subject to change, in order to effectuate the sale. In the event the bid is accepted and confirmed, then the balance of the purchase price shall be paid within one week after the acceptance and confirmation or the earnest money shall be forfeited and retained by the Columbus County Board of Education. The building must be moved within thirty (30) days after the payment of the purchase price; and the protection of the school, students, personnel and property must be assured in writing by the purchaser. The residential building shall be sold AS IS WITH ALL FAULTS, and with no warranties of any kind which extend beyond the face hereof including the WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. This the 28th day of May, 2014. Columbus County Board of Education By: Worley T. Edwards, Chairman Alan Faulk, Superintendent May 29, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Administratrix of the ESTATE OF JENIFER JEAN EZZELL, late of Columbus County, North Carolina, I, pursuant to N.C.G.S. 28A-14-1, hereby notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the decedent to present them to the undersigned by the 13th day of August, 2014 or this notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to the Estate will make immediate payment to the undersigned. This the 15th day of May, 2014. LISA SHAW, ADMINISTRATRIX 1223 BRASWELL ROAD CHADBOURN, NC 28431 PAUL J. EKSTER WRIGHT, WORLEY, POPE, EKSTER & MOSS, PLLC ATTORNEYS FOR THE ESTATE P.O. BOX 457 TABOR CITY, NC 28463 910-653-2082 May 15, 22, 29, June 5, 2014.


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION Having qualified as Executrix of the estate of Rebecca Rogers Wilson, deceased, late of Columbus County, the undersigned hereby notifies all persons having claims against said deceased to present said claims to her on or before August 25, 2014 or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned. This 19th day of May, 2014. Lorene Wilson McDonough 40824 O Road Paonia, CO 81428 Fred C. Meekins, Jr., Attorney for the Estate of Rebecca Rogers Wilson P.O. Box 68 Whiteville, NC 28472 910-642-8080 May 22, 29, June 5, 12, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS All persons, firms and corporations having claims against the Estate of GRACIE MAE WHITE, Deceased, of Columbus County, N.C., are notified to present the same to the Personal Representative listed below on or before August 8, 2014, or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of recovery. All debtors of the said Estate are asked to make immediate payment. This 8th day of May, 2014. JANIE A. WHITE WILEY Administrator c/o MATTHEW W. THOMPSON Ward and Smith, P.A. Attorneys at Law Post Office Box 7068 Wilmington, NC 28406-7068 May 8, 15, 22, 29, 2014.


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Administratrix of the Estate of William Andrew Burkhardt, III, deceased, of Columbus County, State of North Carolina, the undersigned does pursuant to N.C.G.S. ¤ 28A-14-1 hereby notify all persons, firms, associations or corporations having claims against the estate of the said decedent to present them to the undersigned on or before the 8th day of August, 2014, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms, associations or corporations indebted to the said estate will please make payment immediately. This the 2nd day of May, 2014. Rita P. Burkhardt Administratrix of the Estate of William Andrew Burkhardt, III, James E. Hill, Jr., PLLC Attorney at Law 109 Courthouse Square Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: (910) 642-8136 Facsimile: (910) 640-2101 May 8, 15, 22, 29, 2014.


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Executor of the estate of Ishmael Formyduval, Sr., deceased, late of Columbus County, the undersigned hereby notifies all persons having claims against the estate of said decedent to present them to the undersigned within three (3) months from the date of the first publication, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate will please make immediate payment. This the 22th day of May, 2014. Ishmael Formyduval Jr., Executor of the estate of Ishmael Formyduval, Sr., 724 Fifty Lakes Drive Southport, NC 28461 May 22, 29, June 5, 12, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Executor of the estate of James Byron Martin, deceased, late of Columbus County, the undersigned hereby notifies all persons having claims against the estate of said decedent to present them to the undersigned within three (3) months from the date of the first publication, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate will please make immediate payment. This the 29th day of May, 2014. Paul Jeffrey Martin, Executor of the estate of James Byron Martin, 2120 Sea Mountain Hwy, Suite 220 N. Myrtle Beach, SC 29582 May 29, June 5, 12, 19, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified on the 20th day of May, 2014, as Administrator Of The Estate Of Marvin Lawrence Stanley, deceased, of Columbus County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the decedent or said Estate to present them to the undersigned within three (3) months from the date of the first publication of this Notice, or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of any recovery. Please direct all claims to the attention of T. Scott Sessions, Administrator, Estate Of Marvin Lawrence Stanley, 130 Jefferson Street, Whiteville, North Carolina 28472. All persons indebted to said Estate are hereby requested to make immediate payment thereto. This the 20th day of May, 2014. T. SCOTT SESSIONS, Administrator Of The Estate Of Marvin Lawrence Stanley 130 Jefferson Street Whiteville, North Carolina 28472 T. SCOTT SESSIONS, Attorney For The Estate Of Marvin Lawrence Stanley The McGougan Law Firm 130 Jefferson Street Whiteville, North Carolina 28472 May 22, 29, June 5, 12, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY The undersigned, George Jerome Smith, having qualified as Administrator of the Estate of George Calvin Smith, deceased, late of Columbus County, NC, this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned Administrator on or before August 24, 2014, at Powell & Powell, Attorneys, PO Box 428, Whiteville, NC 28472, or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned Administrator. This the 20th day of May, 2014. George Jerome Smith Administrator PO Box 239 Wanchese, NC 27981 c/o J. Coburn Powell Powell & Powell, Attorneys PO Box 428 Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: (910) 642-2728 May 22, 29, June 5, 12, 2014


NOTICE TO CREDITORS NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY The undersigned, Tammika C. Brown, having qualified as Administratrix of the Estate of Linda Geneva Brown, deceased, late of Columbus County, NC, this is to notify all persons having claims against said Estate to present them to the undersigned Executrix on or before August 10, 2014 at Powell & Powell, Attorneys, PO Box 428, Whiteville, NC 28472, or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned Executrix. This the 6th day of May, 2014. Tammika C. Brown Administratrix 4874 Blue Banks Loop Road Leland, NC 28451 c/o J. Coburn Powell Powell & Powell, Attorneys PO Box 428 Whiteville, NC 28472 Telephone: 910-642-2728 May 8, 15, 22, 29, 2014


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Monday, May 26, 2014

700 – Legals

Amended Notice of Foreclosure Sale
13 SP 244 NORTH CAROLINA, COLUMBUS COUNTY Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Mable Rowell and Otis J. Rowell to L. Hall, Trustee(s), which was dated August 25, 2003 and recorded on August 27, 2003 in Book 750 at Page 607, Columbus County Registry, North Carolina. Default having been made of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC, having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust, and the holder of the note evidencing said default having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door of the county courthouse where the property is located, or the usual and customary location at the county courthouse for conducting the sale on June 10, 2014 at 11:30AM, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following described property situated in Columbus County, North Carolina, to wit: FIRST TRACT: BEGINNING at a stake in the south edge of Highway 701 30 feet from the center of said Highway, it being the northwest corner of a lot conveyed to Jasper McMillian and wife, Gatha May McMillian, by John Shaw and Smithie Shaw, October 17th, 1947, and runs with Jasper McMillian’s line South 58 degrees East 150 feet to a stake; thence South 49 degrees West 27 feet to the edge of a ditch; thence with the ditch North 55 degrees and 30 minutes West 150 feet to a stake in the south edge of said Highway 701; thence North 49 degrees East 20 feet to the point of BEGINNING. SECOND TRACT: Lying and being in Whiteville Township south of the Town of Whiteville, and south of Highway 701. BEGINNING at a stake in the south edge of Highway 701 30 feet from the center of said Highway, it being the northwest corner of the May Newsome Tract and runs with the Newsome line South 58Á East 150 feet to a stake; thence South 49Á West 50 feet to a stake; thence North 58Á West 150 feet to a stake in the south edge of Highway 701; thence North 49Á East 50 feet to the point of BEGINNING. Save and except any releases, deeds of release or prior conveyances of record. Said property is commonly known as 1869 South Madison Street, Whiteville, NC 28472. THIRD PARTY PURCHASERS MUST PAY THE EXCISE TAX, AND THE COURT COSTS OF FORTY-FIVE CENTS (45¢) PER ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100.00) PURSUANT TO NCGS 7A-308(a)(1). A cash deposit (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts are immediately due and owing. Said property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS WHERE IS.” There are no representations of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale. This sale is made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, any unpaid land transfer taxes, special assessments, easements, rights of way, deeds of release, and any other encumbrances or exceptions of record. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the current owner(s) of the property is/are Mable Rowell. An Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. If the trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the trustee, in their sole discretion, if they believe the challenge to have merit, may request the court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC Substitute Trustee Brock & Scott, PLLC Attorneys for Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC 5431 Oleander Drive Suite 200 Wilmington, NC 28403 PHONE: (910) 392-4988 FAX: (910) 392-8587 File No.: 13-06791-FC01 May 26, June 2, 2014


Notice of Foreclosure Sale
13 SP 16 NORTH CAROLINA, COLUMBUS COUNTY Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Larry Gene Demery to David L. Brunk, Trustee(s), which was dated December 19, 2007 and recorded on December 27, 2007 in Book RB 916 at Page 177, Columbus County Registry, North Carolina. Default having been made of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC, having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust, and the holder of the note evidencing said default having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door of the county courthouse where the property is located, or the usual and customary location at the county courthouse for conducting the sale on June 10, 2014 at 11:30AM, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following described property situated in Columbus County, North Carolina, to wit: ALL THAT CERTAIN PROPERTY SITUATED IN THE TOWNSHIP OF WELCHES CREEK IN THE COUNTY OF COLUMBUS AND STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, BEING MORE FULLY DESCRIBED IN A DEED DATED 09/16/1998 AND RECORDED 06/24/1999, AMONG THE LAND RECORDS OF THE COUNTY AND STATE SET FORTH ABOVE, IN DEED VOLUME 593 AND PAGE 655. And being more particularly described as follows: A certain tract of land lying and being in Welches Creek Township, Columbus County, North Carolina and being a part of that larger tract as conveyed to Jonnie George dated December 6, 1965 and being recorded in Book 241, Page 388, Columbus County Registry and being Lot No. 3 as shown on a plat as recorded for Jonnie George in Plat Book 18, Page 64 in the Columbus County Registry and being more particularly described as follows: For a tie line, commencing at a PK nail in the centerline of S.R. 1719, said PK nail being 0.15 miles, South of the intersection of the centerlines of S.R. 1719 and S.R. 1746; running thence South 78 degrees 14 minutes West 410.36 feet to an old iron, Jack Jones and Calvin Troy’s corner; running thence North 87 degrees 16 minutes West 733.03 feet to an iron in the North line of the aforesaid larger tract; running thence South 5 degrees West 1148.40 feet to an iron in the South line of the aforesaid larger tract; running thence South 87 degrees 16 minutes East 147.48 feet to an iron; thence North 5 degrees 10 minutes East 1148.40 feet to an iron in the North line of the aforesaid larger tract; thence North 87 degrees 16 minutes West 147.48 feet to the point and place of beginning. Containing 3.89 acres, more or less, as shown on the aforesaid. LESS AND EXCEPT: BEING ALL of that certain tract or parcel of land, containing 1.00 acres, more or less, as the same is more particularly shown and delineated upon a survey map entitled “Plat For Margie Demery”, dated 26 March, 2002, and prepared by Billy M. Duncan, PLS. Said survey map is attached hereto and is hereby incorporated herein by reference. Save and except any releases, deeds of release or prior conveyances of record.  Said property is commonly known as 215 Johnny George Road, Whiteville, NC 28472. THIRD PARTY PURCHASERS MUST PAY THE EXCISE TAX, AND THE COURT COSTS OF FORTY-FIVE CENTS (45¢) PER ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100.00) PURSUANT TO NCGS 7A-308(a)(1). A cash deposit (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts are immediately due and owing. Said property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance “AS IS WHERE IS.” There are no representations of warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at, or relating to the property being offered for sale. This sale is made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, any unpaid land transfer taxes, special assessments, easements, rights of way, deeds of release, and any other encumbrances or exceptions of record. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the current owner(s) of the property is/are Larry Gene Demery. An Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. If the trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason, the sole remedy of the purchaser is the return of the deposit. Reasons of such inability to convey include, but are not limited to, the filing of a bankruptcy petition prior to the confirmation of the sale and reinstatement of the loan without the knowledge of the trustee. If the validity of the sale is challenged by any party, the trustee, in their sole discretion, if they believe the challenge to have merit, may request the court to declare the sale to be void and return the deposit. The purchaser will have no further remedy. Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC Substitute Trustee Brock & Scott, PLLC Attorneys for Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC 5431 Oleander Drive Suite 200 Wilmington, NC 28403 PHONE: (910) 392-4988 FAX: (910) 392-8587 File No.: 08-19118-FC02 May 26, June 2, 2014


Notice of Budget Public Hearing
Town of Sandyfield Town Council will conduct a public hearing on the proposed 2014-2015 budget on Thursday, June 17, 2014 at 7:30 pm. A copy of the proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2014-2015 is on file with the office of the Town Clerk for viewing. GENERAL FUND: Governing Body $ 10,200.00 Administration: $105,440.00 Street $ 10,000.00 Powell Bill: $ 13,000.00 Park & Recreation $ 12,000.00 Total Expenditures: $150,640.00 ENTERPRISE FUND: Water Fund $ 43,000.00 Total Expenditures: $ 43,000.00 Grand Total: $193,640.00 May 26, 2014


Notice of Foreclosure Sale
NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF THE DEED OF TRUST EXECUTED BY ANTHONY C. HINSON, unmarried, Recorded in Book 600, Page 219, Columbus County RegistryIN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK FILE NO. 13 SP 206 DEED OF TRUST BEING FORECLOSED: The Deed of Trust being foreclosed is that Deed of Trust executed by ANTHONY C. HINSON, unmarried to Tom Raeburn, Trustee, dated August 31, 1999 and recorded in Book 600, Page 219 in the Columbus County Registry of North Carolina. RECORD OWNERS OF THE REAL PROPERTY: The record owner of the subject real property as reflected on the records of the Columbus County Register of Deeds not more than 10 days prior to the posting of this Notice is or are Anthony C. Hinson. DATE, TIME AND PLACE OF SALE: The sale will be held on May 27, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the door of the Columbus County Courthouse, Whiteville, North Carolina. PROPERTY TO BE SOLD: The following real property to be sold “sight unseen” is located in Columbus County, North Carolina and is believed to have the address of 115 Ridgecrest Acres, Whiteville, NC 28472 and is otherwise more particularly described as follows: Because the legal description is too voluminous to publish in the newspaper, reference is made to the subject legal description recorded as part of the subject Deed of Trust as described in the case caption of this proceeding. Included is a 1994 Titan manufactured home bearing serial number 49-94-903-8076AB as more particularly described in an exhibit to the Deed of Trust recorded in Book 600, Page 219, CCR. TERMS OF SALE: Pursuant to the provisions of N.C.G.S. ¤45-21.10(b) and the terms of the Deed of Trust, any successful bidder may be required to deposit with the Trustee or Clerk of Superior Court immediately upon the conclusion of the sale a cash deposit to be determined by the greater of 5% of the bid or $750.00. Unless the Substitute Trustee agrees otherwise, the successful bidder will be required to tender the “full purchase price” so bid in cash or certified check at the time the Trustee tenders to him a Deed to the property or attempts to tender such Deed, and should the successful bidder fail to pay the full amount, then the successful bidder shall remain liable as provided for in N.C.G.S. ¤45-21.30. By submitting your bid, you agree that the “full purchase price” shall be defined as the amount of bid plus the Trustee’s commission as defined in the subject Deed of Trust plus the costs of the action, unless the Trustee agrees otherwise. For example, if the amount of bid is $20,000.00 and the trustee’s commission is defined in the subject Deed of Trust as 5% of the gross proceeds of the sale, then the “full purchase price” shall equal $21,000.00 plus the costs of the action. A tender of Deed shall be defined as a letter from the Trustee to the successful bidder offering to record the Deed upon receipt of full purchase price as described herein and listed in said letter. If the trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason such as a bankruptcy filing, the sole remedy of the successful bidder is the return of the deposit. As to any manufactured home, the following shall apply: Any not considered real property is being foreclosed pursuant to N.C.G.S. ¤25-9-604, if necessary; there is no warranty that any is actually located on the subject tract; and there is no warranty given by the Substitute Trustee as to whether said home is real property or personal property. The sale will be made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, assessments, restrictions and easements of record, if any. ADDITIONAL NOTICE: Take notice that an order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Take further notice that any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. This the 15th day of April, 2014. THE GREEN LAW FIRM, P.C Jay B. Green or Thomas R. Green Attorneys for Substitute Trustee 908 E. Edenton Street Raleigh, North Carolina 27601 Telephone: 919-829-0797 May 19, 26, 2014


Notice of Foreclosure Sale
NORTH CAROLINA COLUMBUS COUNTY IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK FILE NO. 14 SP 45 IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF THE DEED OF TRUST EXECUTED BY ELLA R. PEACOCK, single, Recorded in Book 940, Page 15, Columbus County RegistryDEED OF TRUST BEING FORECLOSED: The Deed of Trust being foreclosed is that Deed of Trust executed by ELLA R. PEACOCK, single to Jay B. Green, Trustee, dated August 25, 2008 and recorded in Book 940, Page 15 in the Columbus County Registry of North Carolina. RECORD OWNERS OF THE REAL PROPERTY: The record owners of the subject real property as reflected on the records of the Columbus County Register of Deeds not more than 10 days prior to the posting of this Notice are the Heirs of Ella Ree Peacock. DATE, TIME AND PLACE OF SALE: The sale will be held on May 27, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the door of the Columbus County Courthouse, Whiteville, North Carolina. PROPERTY TO BE SOLD: The following real property to be sold “sight unseen” together with any improvements is located in Columbus County, North Carolina and is believed to have the address of 178 Red Store Road, Whiteville, NC 28472 and is otherwise more particularly described as follows: Because the legal description is too voluminous to publish in the newspaper, reference is made to the subject legal description recorded as part of the subject Deed of Trust as described in the case caption of this proceeding. Included is a 2008 Clayton manufactured home bearing serial number HHC017692NCAB. TERMS OF SALE: Pursuant to the provisions of N.C.G.S. ¤45-21.10(b) and the terms of the Deed of Trust, any successful bidder may be required to deposit with the Trustee or Clerk of Superior Court immediately upon the conclusion of the sale a cash deposit to be determined by the greater of 5% of the bid or $750.00. Unless the Substitute Trustee agrees otherwise, the successful bidder will be required to tender the “full purchase price” so bid in cash or certified check at the time the Trustee tenders to him a Deed to the property or attempts to tender such Deed, and should the successful bidder fail to pay the full amount, then the successful bidder shall remain liable as provided for in N.C.G.S. ¤45-21.30. By submitting your bid, you agree that the “full purchase price” shall be defined as the amount of bid plus the Trustee’s commission as defined in the subject Deed of Trust plus the costs of the action, unless the Trustee agrees otherwise. For example, if the amount of bid is $20,000.00 and the trustee’s commission is defined in the subject Deed of Trust as 5% of the gross proceeds of the sale, then the “full purchase price” shall equal $21,000.00 plus the costs of the action. A tender of Deed shall be defined as a letter from the Trustee to the successful bidder offering to record the Deed upon receipt of full purchase price as described herein and listed in said letter. If the trustee is unable to convey title to this property for any reason such as a bankruptcy filing, the sole remedy of the successful bidder is the return of the deposit. As to any manufactured home, the following shall apply: Any not considered real property is being foreclosed pursuant to N.C.G.S. ¤25-9-604, if necessary; there is no warranty that any is actually located on the subject tract; and there is no warranty given by the Substitute Trustee as to whether said home is real property or personal property. The sale will be made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, assessments, restrictions and easements of record, if any. ADDITIONAL NOTICE: Take notice that an order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Take further notice that any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days’ written notice to the landlord. The notice shall also state that upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. This the 2nd day of April, 2014. THE GREEN LAW FIRM, P.C. Jay B. Green Attorneys for Deidre D. DeFlorentis, Substitute Trustee 908 E. Edenton Street Raleigh, North Carolina 27601 Telephone: 919-829-0797 May 19, 25, 2014


Notice of Public Hearing
The Public shall take notice of a hearing to be held by the Fair Bluff Town Council on June 3, 2014, at 6:00 pm in the Town Hall. The purpose of the hearing shall be to consider adopting Animal Control provisions for the Town. The Public is invited to attend this hearing and to provide comment. Peggy Moore Town Clerk May 26, 29, 2014


Notice of Sale
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE COUNTY OF COLUMBUS  SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION BEFORE THE CLERK FILE NO.: 13-SP-148 IN RE: Deed of Trust dated February 18, 1999, executed by Curtis A. Webb in favor of Albert G. Trunnell, Jr., Trustee, securing indebtedness payable to Security Savings Bank, registered in Book 582, Page 371, of the Register of Deeds of Columbus County, N.C.; C. Greg Williamson, being appointed as Substitute Trustee by instrument recorded in Book 1062, Page 86, Columbus County Registry. DATE AND TIME OF SALE: May 30, 2014 at 12:00 Noon PLACE OF SALE: Columbus County Courthouse Door Whiteville, North Carolina PURSUANT to an Order entered by the Clerk of Superior Court of Columbus County, on May 6, 2014, after a hearing, which hearing was held pursuant to Chapter 45 of the General Statutes of North Carolina providing for notice and hearing prior to foreclosure sales; and UNDER AND BY VIRTUE of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust dated February 18, 1999, executed by Curtis A. Webb in favor of Albert G. Trunnell, Jr., Trustee, securing indebtedness payable to Security Savings Bank, and recorded in Book 582, Page 371, Columbus County Registry, and the said Deed of Trust being by the terms thereof subject to foreclosure, and the holder of the indebtedness thereby secured having demanded a foreclosure thereof for the purpose of satisfying said indebtedness, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at public auction to the highest bidder, for cash, at the Columbus County Courthouse door in Whiteville, North Carolina, at the time and place as set forth hereinabove, the lands secured by said Deed of Trust, the same lying and being in Columbus County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as: Beginning at an iron stake in a neighborhood road 30 feet East of its intersection with the old Joshes Ford Road, Mary Fields Northeast corner; runs thence with said neighborhood road South 64/15 East 201 feet to an iron axle, thence South 26/30 West 407 feet to an iron axle with a pine and two sweet gum pointers; thence North 79/30 West 204 feet to an angle iron stake; thence North 25/45 East 462 feet to the beginning, containing 2.0 acres. Surveyed October 26, 1959, by D.J. Benson, Surveyor. Being the same as conveyed by Mable Webb aka Mabel Web to Curtis Web by deed dated January 27, 1984 and recorded in Book 354, Page 722, Columbus County Registry. Being the same property conveyed by Curtis Webb to Curtis Webb and Harriette C. Alston, Joint Tenants with Right of Survivorship, by deed recorded June 27, 2000 in Book 623, Page 428, Columbus County Registry. The record owners, as reflected on the records of the Register of Deeds not more than ten (10) days prior to posting this notice, are Curtis Webb and Harriette C. Alston. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving a notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 day’s written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. The property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer, and conveyance “AS IS, WHERE IS”. Neither the Trustee nor the holder of the note secured by the deed of trust/security agreement, or both, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents, or authorized representatives of either Trustee or the holder of the note make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property being offered for sale, and any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed. This sale is made subject to all prior liens or encumbrances, and unpaid taxes and assessments including, but not limited to, any transfer tax associated with the foreclosure, for paying, if any. A deposit of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, is required and must be tendered in the form of cash or certified funds at the time of the sale. This sale will be held open