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Public Notices 08.04.21

In the Probate Court of Pike County State of Georgia In Re: Estate of Wesley Keith Shelton, deceased PETITION FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION NOTICE To: Whom it may concern: Benjamin Chase Shelton has petitioned for Letters of Administration to be appointed Administrator of the estate of Wesley Keith Shelton, deceased, of said County. The Petitioner has also applied for waiver of bond and/or grant of certain powers contained in O.C.G.A § 53-12-261. All interested parties are hereby notified to show cause why said Petition should not be granted. All objections to the Petition must be in writing, setting forth the grounds of any such objections, and must be filed with the Court on or before August 26, 2021. BE NOTIFIED FURTHER: All objections to the Petition must be in writing, setting forth the grounds of any such objections. All objections should be sworn to before a notary public or before a Probate Court Clerk, and filing fees must be tendered with your objections, unless you qualify to file as an indigent party. Contact Probate Court personnel for the required amount of filing fees. In any objections are filed, a hearing will be scheduled at a later date. If no objections are filed, the Petition may be granted without a hearing. /s/ Ginny W. Blakeney Judge of the Probate Court P.O. Box 324 Zebulon, GA 30295 770-567-8734 7/21, 28; 8/4, 11 | Legal 124 In the Probate Court of Pike County State of Georgia In Re: Estate of Latrelle S. McCurdy, deceased PETITION FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION NOTICE To: Whom it may concern: James Mason McCurdy, Jr. has petitioned for Letters of Administration to be appointed Administrator of the estate of Latrelle S. McCurdy, deceased, of said County. The Petitioner has also applied for waiver of bond and/or grant of certain powers contained in O.C.G.A § 53-12-261. All interested parties are hereby notified to show cause why said Petition should not be granted. All objections to the Petition must be in writing, setting forth the grounds of any such objections, and must be filed with the Court on or before August 18, 2021. BE NOTIFIED FURTHER: All objections to the Petition must be in writing, setting forth the grounds of any such objections. All objections should be sworn to before a notary public or before a Probate Court Clerk, and filing fees must be tendered with your objections, unless you qualify to file as an indigent party. Contact Probate Court personnel for the required amount of filing fees. In any objections are filed, a hearing will be scheduled at a later date. If no objections are filed, the Petition may be granted without a hearing. /s/ Ginny W. Blakeney Judge of the Probate Court P.O. Box 324 Zebulon, GA 30295 770-567-8734 7/21, 28; 8/4, 11 | Legal 125 Notice to Debtors and Creditors All creditors of the Estate of Douglas Trelling Rounds, deceased, late of Pike County, are hereby notified to render their demands to the undersigned according to law, and all persons indebted to said Estate are required to make immediate payment to the undersigned. This 16th day of July, 2021. Co-Executors: Leslie Ray Rounds Ratliff 189 Thompson Rd. Thomston, GA 30286 Nathan Alexander Rounds 837 Old Zebulon Rd. Zebulon, GA 30295 7/21, 28; 8/4, 11 | Legal 128 Notice to Debtors and Creditors NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS STATE OF GEORGIA COUNTY OF PIKE RE: ESTATE OF ROBYN CAROL BARNETT FULLER. All creditors of the Estate of, deceased, late of Pike County, Georgia, are hereby notified to render their demands to the undersigned according to law, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment to the undersigned. This 20th day of July, 2021. EXECUTOR: Terry Cameron Fuller ADDRESS: c/o Clay W. Reese, Attorney, Gregory, Doyle, Calhoun & Rogers, LLC, 2951 Flowers Rd., S., Suite 220, Atlanta, GA 30341. 7/28; 8/4, 11, 18 | Legal 130 CALL OF ELECTION TO THE QUALIFIED VOTERS OF PIKE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT, GEORGIA The Pike County Election Superintendent and the Pike County Board of Education hereby call a special election to be held on November 2, 2021, at the regular polling places in all the election districts of Pike County School District at which time there will be submitted to the qualified voters of Pike County School District for their determination the question of whether a special sales and use tax for educational purposes of one percent shall be levied, imposed and collected on all sales and uses in Pike County for a period of time not to exceed twenty (20) calendar quarters, beginning with the calendar quarter following the calendar quarter in which the sales and use tax for educational purposes presently in effect expires, and for the purpose of raising not more than $14,600,000 of net proceeds by said tax, which shall go to the School District for the purpose of (i) adding to, renovating, repairing, improving, and equipping existing school buildings, school system facilities and athletic facilities; (ii) paving and improving campus roads and parking lots and improving Americans with Disabilities Act compliant accessibility throughout the school system; (iii) acquiring miscellaneous new equipment, fixtures and furnishings for the school system, including HVAC equipment, computer technology equipment, computer software, athletic equipment, kitchen and dining hall furnishings and equipment, school buses and other vehicles, transportation and maintenance equipment, and safety and security equipment, and (iv) acquiring land with the maximum cost of the projects described in items (i)-(iv) payable from said tax being $14,600,000; (v) paying any general obligation debt of the School District issued in conjunction with the imposition of such sales and use tax; and (vi) paying the expenses incident to accomplish the foregoing. The ballots to be used at such referendum shall have written or printed thereon substantially the following: ____YES____NO Shall a special one percent sales and use tax for educational purposes be continued in Pike County for a period not to exceed twenty (20) calendar quarters beginning upon expiration of the sales and use tax for educational purposes presently in effect, and twenty (20) calendar quarters beginning upon expiration of the sales and use tax for educational purposes presently in effect, and for the purpose of raising not more than $14,600,000 of net proceeds by said tax, which shall go to the School District for the purpose of (i) adding to, renovating, repairing, improving, and equipping existing school buildings, school system facilities and athletic facilities; (ii) paving campus roads and parking lots and improving Americans with Disabilities Act compliant accessibility throughout the school system; (iii) acquiring miscellaneous new equipment, fixtures and furnishings for the school system, including HVAC equipment, computer technology equipment, computer software, athletic equipment, kitchen and dining hall furnishings and equipment, school buses and other vehicles, transportation and maintenance equipment, and safety and security equipment, (iv) acquiring land for school facilities, with the maximum cost of the projects described in items (i)-(iv) payable from said tax being $14,600,000; (v) paying any general obligation debt of the School District issued in conjunction with the imposition of such sales and use tax; and (vi) paying the expenses incident to accomplish the foregoing. twenty (20) calendar quarters beginning upon expiration of the sales and use tax for educational purposes presently in effect, and for the purpose of raising not more than $14,600,000 of net proceeds by said tax, which shall go to the School District for the purpose of (i) adding to, renovating, repairing, improving, and equipping existing school buildings, school system facilities and athletic facilities; (ii) paving campus roads and parking lots and improving Americans with Disabilities Act compliant accessibility throughout the school system; (iii) acquiring miscellaneous new equipment, fixtures and furnishings for the school system, including HVAC equipment, computer technology equipment, computer software, athletic equipment, kitchen and dining hall furnishings and equipment, school buses and other vehicles, transportation and maintenance equipment, and safety and security equipment, (iv) acquiring land for school facilities, with the maximum cost of the projects described in items (i)-(iv) payable from said tax being $14,600,000; (v) paying any general obligation debt of the School District issued in conjunction with the imposition of such sales and use tax; and (vi) paying the expenses incident to accomplish the foregoing. If the imposition of the tax is approved by the voters, such vote shall also constitute approval of the issuance of general obligation debt of Pike County School District in the principal amount of $11,250,000 for the purposes of the Pike County School District described in items (i)-(iv) above and for the purpose of payment of a portion of the interest on such debt. The general obligation debt, if so authorized, may be issued in one or more series, and on one or more dates of issuance as the Pike County Board of Education may approve; provided, however, that the aggregate principal amount of such general obligation debt shall not exceed $11,250,000. The general obligation debt may be made subject to redemption prior to maturity, to the extent permitted by law, upon terms and conditions to be determined by the Board. The maximum rate of interest such general obligation debt will bear is not to exceed 5.0% per annum, and the aggregate amount of principal to be paid in each year during the life of such debt will be as follows: Year/Principal to be Paid 2023 – $1,375,000 2024 – $1,765,000 2025 – $2,185,000 2026 – $2,675,000 2027 – $3,250,000 Any brochures, listings, or other advertisements issued by the Pike County Board of Education, or by any other person, firm, corporation, or association with the knowledge and consent of the Board of Education, shall be deemed to be a statement of intention of the Board of Education concerning the use of the proceeds of the general obligation debt to be issued in connection with the sales and use tax for educational purposes. The several places for holding said referendum shall be at the regular and established voting precincts of the election districts of Pike County School District, Georgia, and the polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on the date fixed for the referendum. All polling places will be open. The last day to register to vote in this referendum shall be October 4, 2021, through 5:00 p.m. Mail voter registration applications must be postmarked on or before October 22, 2021. Those residents of Pike County School District qualified to vote at such referendum shall be determined in all respects in accordance with the election laws of the State of Georgia. This notice is given pursuant to a resolution of the Pike County Board of Education adopted on July 20, 2021. This 4th day of August, 2021. /s/Lynn Vickers Pike County Election Superintendent Superintendent, Pike County Board of Education 8/4 | Legal 131 In the Probate Court of Pike County State of Georgia In Re: Michael Edward Thomas, Deceased NOTICE OF PETITION TO FILE FOR YEAR’S SUPPORT The Petition of Jennie Lynn Thomas for a year’s support from the estate of Michael Edward Thomas, deceased, for Decedent’s Surviving Spouse, having been duly filed, all interested persons are hereby notified to show cause, if any they have, on or before September 8, 2021, why said Petition should not be granted. All objections to the Petition must be in writing, setting forth the grounds of any such objections, and must be filed on or before the time stated in the preceding sentence. All objections should be sworn to before a notary public or before a Probate Court Clerk, and filing fees must be tendered with your objections, unless you qualify to file as an indigent party. Contact Probate Court personnel for the required amount of filing fees. If any objections are filed, a hearing will be scheduled at a later date. If no objections are filed the Petition may be granted without a hearing. /s/Ginny W. Blakeney Judge of the Probate Court P.O. Box 324 Zebulon, GA 30295 770-567-8734 8/4, 11, 18, 25

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