Legals

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS OF
MARTHA WIGHT

All persons, firms and corporations having claims against MARTHA WIGHT, are notified to exhibit them to MARY LILLIAN CUMMINGS, as Executor of the decedent's estate on or before April 29, 2020, c/o Kimberly R. Coward, Attorney at Law, P.O. Box 1918, Cashiers, NC 28717, or be barred from their recovery. Debtors of the decedent are asked to make immediate payment to the above-named Executor.
01/15/2020-02/05/2020#555652

NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that the annual income tax return of the Fred Siler Scholarship Fund, a private foundation, is available for inspection at its principal office at 43 West Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734 during regular business hours within 180 days from the date of this notice. The telephone number is 828-524-6475. The foundation's principal manager is Robert F. Siler.
01/15/20#555826

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA
COUNTY OF MACON
IN THE GENERAL
COURT OF JUSTICE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 18 JT 61
NOTICE OF SERVICE OF PROCESS BY PUBLICATION
IN THE MATTER OF:
J.I.C.,
D.O.B. 12/4/2018,
A Juvenile.

TO:BENITO ORDAZ VASQUEZ, whose last known whereabouts were believed to be in Franklin, Macon County, North Carolina,
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:
Petition for Termination of Parental Rights initiated in Macon County, North Carolina in which you have been named as putative father of the juvenile.
You are required to make defense to such pleading no later than March 9, 2020, and upon your failure to do so the party seeking service against you will apply to the court for the relief sought.
This 7th day of January, 2020.
David D. Moore
Attorney for Macon County Dept. of
Social Services
P.O. Box 690
Sylva, NC 28779
(828) 339-3900 Telephone
(828) 484-2336 Facsimiledavid@ddmoorelaw.com
01/15/2020-01/29/2020#552672

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA
MACON COUNTY
IN THE GENERAL
COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION
FILE # 19 SP 153

NOTICE OF SERVICE
BY PUBLICATION

WENDY R. AWALD, Executor
Of the Estate of Deanne Gibson Roles,
Deceased.
Petitioner,
v.
WALTER GIBSON and UNKNOWN
DESCENDANTS OF WALTER GIBSON,
Respondents.
TO: WALTER GIBSON and UNKNOWN DESCENDANTS OF WALTER GIBSON, Respondents.

The undersigned, as attorney of record for Wendy R. Awald, Executor of the Estate of Deanne Gibson Roles, deceased, seeks Walter Gibson and any unknown descendants of Walter Gibson as potential heirs of Deanne Gibson Roles. Therefore, any and all persons claiming to be Walter Gibson or an heir of Walter Gibson should appear and present evidence of any rights in order to potentially receive a portion of inheritance proceeds from the Estate of Deanne Gibson Roles.
The undersigned filed a petition on 30 October 2019 seeking the sale of real property located at 00 Riverbend Road, Franklin, NC - PIN# 6586.85.2734.
You are required to present such evidence or respond no later than 24 February 2020. Failure to do so may result in forfeiture of any inheritance proceeds.
THIS, the 6th day of January, 2020.

John E. Lansche [SB#2631]
Ferikes & Bleynat, PLLC
Attorneys for Estate Executor
48 Patton Ave., Suite 300
Asheville, N.C. 28801
01/15/2020-01/29/2020#555685

PUBLIC NOTICE

Clarks Chapel Fire & Rescue will be holding a public meeting, to discuss the purchase of a new fire engine. This meeting will be held at 7 pm on February 11th, 2020 at the Clarks Chapel Fire Rescue located at 270 Fulcher Rd Franklin, NC 28734.
01/15/2020-01/22/2020#556465

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS:
ENGINEERING SERVICES

The Town of Franklin (hereinafter the Town) is accepting submittals for an engineer or engineering firm for 1) review, design, and production of construction documents for the relocation of approximately 2.5 miles of Town-owned water and wastewater lines and facilities located within the right-of-way for US-23/US-441, which are being relocated as part of NCDOT Project R-5734B, and 2) provision of construction progress monitoring, quality testing, and completeness review during the construction phase (collectively, the Project).
The Town is hereby soliciting responses from capable and experienced engineers/engineering firms. A selection committee will determine a first and an alternate candidate and negotiate scope and fee to be considered by the Town. If an agreement cannot be reached with the selected candidate, negotiations with the alternate will commence.
The selected engineer or firm shall work in cooperation with the Town Manager, Town Engineer and other assigned Town staff to ensure the design and construction of the Project in line with the Towns needs, standards, goals, schedule, and budget endorsed by the Town.
Deadline for receipt of responses is January 22, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. A short list of firms will be determined and the Town will interview the design teams on January 27, 2020 with a selection being made prior to the Town Councils regular meeting of February 3, 2020.
The response shall contain no less than the following:
A cover sheet with Project name, full contact information of the submitter, and date of submission.
Three (3) sets of submittals in an 81/2 x 11 hardcopy format, not to exceed 25 sheets (excluding cover), double- or single-sided; and one (1) electronic submittal on a flash drive.
A letter of interest and statement summarizing the teams composition, interest, and experience, and special qualifications for this type of work.
A listing of specific team members, their respective positions in their firms and roles in preconstruction and construction work, shown in a personnel organization flowchart.
Website link(s) to additional or supporting information.
Additional Project information is available by request via email to Town Engineer Nathanael Moore at nmoore@franklinnc.com. Professional services for each team will be procured using the selected engineer/firms proposed contract, as modified through a negotiation process with the Town. All questions, inquiries and submittals shall be made only to:
Summer Woodard
Town Manager
Town of Franklin
PO Box 1479
Franklin, NC 28744
swoodard@franklinnc.com
Phone:(828) 524-2516
Fax: (828) 524-4540
Under no circumstances shall contacts be made with other Town of Franklin personnel or members of the Town Council regarding this Request for Qualifications and selection process. Based upon interviews, a firm and alternate will be named followed by negotiations for a service fee.
01/15/2020#556550

EXECUTOR'S NOTICE

Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Carmen Helen Green Jessup, 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 8th day of April, 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 8th day of January, 2020.

Thomas Gregory Jessup (Executor)
CMR 427 Box 513
APO AE 09630
01/08/2020-01/29/2020#555039

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Having qualified as the Personal Representative of the Estate of Sarah M. Molby, a/k/a Sara M. Molby, 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 7th day of April, 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 8th day of January 2020.

Thomas R. Molby
Personal Representative

Joseph M. Collins
Resident Process Agent
Collins & Hensley, P.A.
217 Iotla Street
Franklin, North Carolina 28734
01/08/2020-01/29/2020#555068

EXECUTOR'S NOTICE

Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Grace Ann Poindexter, 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 8th day of April, 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 8th day of January, 2020.

Celia Ann Stancil (Executor)
559 Taylors Chapel Road
Rabun Gap, Ga. 30568
01/08/2020-01/29/2020#555088

CREDITOR'S NOTICE

Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Paul Daniel Allen, deceased, late of Oconee County, Georgia, and owning property in Macon County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the said deceased, to exhibit them to the undersigned on or before the 30th day of March, 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 1st day of January 2020.

Carolyn Jordan Allen, Executor
Jeffrey W. Gillette
Attorney for the Estate
133 East Palmer St., Suite 101 Franklin, NC 28734
01/01/2020-01/22/2020#553648