Legals

2020 FILING NOTICE FOR MACON COUNTY
Notice is hereby given for Filing Notice of Candidacy for the 2020 General Election. Filing will begin Monday, June 8, 2020 at Noon and will end Monday, July 6, 2020 at 12:00 Noon per G.S. 163-294.2(c).
The following seats are open for filing at the Macon County Board of Elections office:
School Board District 4 At Large (Jim Breedlove) 1 seat open- Filing Fee is $5.00
School Board District 3 (Melissa Evans) 1 seat open- Filing Fee is $5.00
School Board District 1 (Stephanie McCall) 1 seat open-Filing fee $5.00
Soil & Water (Matt Mason) 1 seat open-Filing fee $5.00
The Board of Election office is located in Room 127A on the 1st floor of the Macon County Courthouse, 5 W Main St., Franklin, NC 28734. Phone 828-349-2034.

Melanie D. Thibault
Director
Macon County Board of Elections
05/27/2020-06/10/20#578743

CREDITOR'S NOTICE

Having qualified as Administrator CTA of the Estate of Dorothy L. Pratt, deceased, late of Macon County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claim against the Estate of said deceased to exhibit them to the undersigned on or before the 31st day of August, 2020, or this Notice will be plead in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate settlement.
This the 27th day of May, 2020.

James H. Baucum Administrator CTA
c/o Russell R. Bowling
Attorney at Law
77 West Main Street
Franklin, NC 28734
05/27/2020-06/17/2020#579346

PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Having qualified as Personal Representative of the estate of Stephen A. Vance, deceased,
late of Macon County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the estate of said Stephen A. Vance, deceased, to exhibit them to the undersigned on or before the 25th day of August, 2020, or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate will please make immediate settlement.
This the 27th day of May, 2020.

Jenny L. Vance
Personal Representative
Fred H. Jones
Attorney for Estate
JONES, KEY, MELVIN & PATTON, P.A.
61 East Main Street
Franklin, North Carolina 28734
(828) 524-4444
05/27/2020-06/17/2020#579257

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Please take notice that the Macon County Board of Commissioners will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, June 9, 2020, at 6:00 oclock, p.m., in the Commissioners Board Room located on the third floor of the Macon County Courthouse, located at 5 West Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734, concerning the making of appropriations or expenditures pursuant to N.C. Gen. Stat. 158-7.1, for economic development purposes. Macon County will consider making appropriations or expenditures in the approximate sum of $250,000.00 in order to fund the Re-Opening Macon COVID-19 Small Business Loans Program by contract with and through Mountain BizCapital, Inc., d/b/a Mountain BizWorks, a non-profit corporation. All loans made under the same are to be repaid to Macon County by the recipients of the loans. Public comment upon the same shall be received at this public hearing. The public is invited to attend this public hearing.
This the 22nd day of May, 2020.
Macon County Board of
Commissioners
05/27/2020#579483

NOTICE
Southwestern Commission Regional Council of Governments is seeking proposals for audit services from qualified independent auditors with sufficient governmental accounting and auditing experience. Request for proposal packages can be downloaded from www.regiona.org. Acknowledgment of intent for proposal must be received by the Southwestern Commission by Friday, June 5, 2020. Sealed proposals must be hand-delivered to 125 Bonnie Lane, Sylva NC by 2:00 p.m. on Friday, June 19, 2020.
Southwestern Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, marital status, color, religion, national origin or disability.
05/27/2020-06/03/2020#578929

Towercom IV, LLC is proposing to construct a 179-foot overall height monopole telecommunications structure located near 575 CR Cabe Road, Franklin, Macon County, North Carolina (N35 9 9.6 W83 21 52.8). The proposed tower will not be lit. Any interested party may request further environmental review of the proposed action under the FCCs National Environmental Policy Act rules, 47 CFR 1.1307, by notifying the FCC of the specific reasons that the action may have a significant impact on the quality of the human environment. This request must only raise environmental concerns and can be filed online using the FCC pleadings system at www.fcc.gov or mailed to FCC Requests for Environmental Review, Attn: Ramon Williams, 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC 20554 within 30 days of the date that notice of this proposed action is published on the FCCs website. Refer to File No. A1165566 when submitting the request and to view the specific information about the proposed action. W2233 HMF#3 HMF
05/27/2020#578454

IN THE GENERAL
COURT OF JUSTICE
OF NORTH CAROLINA
SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION
MACON COUNTY
20SP7

IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF A DEED OF TRUST EXECUTED BY JOAN M. CROWERS AND ROBERT J. CROWERS DATED MAY 21, 2003 AND RECORDED IN BOOK Y26 AT PAGE 1145 IN THE MACON COUNTY PUBLIC REGISTRY, NORTH CAROLINA

NOTICE OF SALE

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 1:00PM on June 1, 2020 the following described real estate and any other improvements which may be situated thereon, in Macon County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described in that certain Deed of Trust executed Joan M. Crowers and Robert J. Crowers, dated May 21, 2003 to secure the original principal amount of $303,300.00, and recorded in Book Y26 at Page 1145 of the Macon County Public Registry. The terms of the said Deed of Trust may be modified by other instruments appearing in the public record. Additional identifying information regarding the collateral property is below and is believed to be accurate, but no representation or warranty is intended.
Address of property:
31 Church St,
Franklin, NC 28734
Tax Parcel ID:6595007201
Present Record Owners:Joan M. Crowers
And Being more commonly known as: 31 Church St, Franklin, NC 28734
The record owner(s) of the property, as reflected on the records of the Register of Deeds, is/are Joan M. Crowers.
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 written notice to the landlord, to be effective on a date stated in the notice that is at least 10 days, but no more than 90 days, after the sale date contained in the notice of sale, provided that the mortgagor has not cured the default at the time notice of termination is provided. You may be liable for rent due under the agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination.
The date of this Notice is April 14, 2020.

Grady I. Ingle or Elizabeth B. Ells
Substitute Trustee
10130 Perimeter Parkway,
Suite 400
Charlotte, NC 28216
(704) 333-8107
19-107703
05/20/2020-05/27/2020#573234

EXECUTOR'S NOTICE

Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Martha Latney McAulay, deceased, and owning property in Macon County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the Estate of said deceased to exhibit them to the undersigned on or before the 20th day of August, 2020 or this notice will be plead in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate settlement.
This the 20th day of May, 2020.

Joan E. Provost (Executor)
316 Stewart Road
Otto, NC 28763
05/20/2020-06/10/2020#577772

ADMINISTRATOR'S NOTICE

Having qualified as Administrator of the Estate of Shannon Paige Sticka, deceased, late of Macon County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the Estate of said deceased to exhibit them to the undersigned on or before the 20th day of August 2020 or this notice will be plead in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate settlement.
This the 20th day of May 2020.

Dale Sticka (Administrator)
PO Box 2515
Highlands, NC 28741
05/20/2020-06/10/2020#577619

ADMINISTRATOR'S NOTICE

Having qualified as Administrator of the estate of William Bill Lewis Stanfield, deceased, late of Macon County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the Estate of said deceased to exhibit them to the undersigned on or before the 31st day of August, 2020 or this notice will be plead in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate settlement. This the 20th day of May, 2020.

Selena Lisenbee (Administrator)681 Ammons Branch Road
Marshall, NC 28753

John A. VanHook
(Attorney for the Estate)
Sloan & VanHook, PLLC
70 Iotla Street
Franklin, NC 28734
05/20/2020-06/10/2020#577497