Legals

CO-EXECUTOR'S NOTICE

Having qualified as Co-Executors of the Estate of DOROTHY MAE NOTARBARTOLO, 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 30th day of December, 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 23rd day of September, 2020.

PEGGY P. BARBER and PHILLIP C. BARBER,Co-Executors

Attorney for the estate:
Monty C. BeckCOWARD, HICKS & SILER, P.A.
43 West Main Street
Franklin, North Carolina 28734
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CREDITOR'S NOTICE

Having qualified as Co-Administrators of the Estate of Dana Wayne Frank, deceased, late of Macon County, North Carolina, 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 December, 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 30th day of September, 2020.

Lauri Ellison and Jenna Ferreira, Co-Administrators Jeffrey W. Gillette, Attorney for the Estate
P.O. Box 32, Franklin, NC 28744
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NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Having qualified as Executor of the estate of, Jeanetta Rose Finch, deceased, this is to notify all persons having claims against the Estate of said deceased to exhibit them to the undersigned on or before the 30th day of December 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 30th day of September, 2020.

Franklin Neil Finch, Executor
180 Pisgah Mountain Road
Franklin, NC 28734

James U. Downs
Attorney for Executor
PO Box 879
Franklin, NC 28744
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CREDITOR'S NOTICE

Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Larry Drew Barbles, deceased, late of Macon County, North Carolina, 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 December 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 30th day of September, 2020.

Jacob Casper Kruger, Executor
Jeffrey W. Gillette, Attorney
for the Estate
P.O. Box 32, Franklin, NC 28744
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EXECUTOR'S NOTICE

Having qualified as Executor of the estate of William B. Howard, 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 30th day of December, 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 30th day of September, 2020.

Steven W. Howard (Executor)
3655 Twisted Oak Ct.
Lake Wales, Fl 33898
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NOTICE OF
FORECLOSURE SALE
20 SP 20

Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made by John Evans, Kelle Evans (PRESENT RECORD OWNER(S): Kelle Evans) to Don Deal, Trustee(s), dated December 19, 2006, and recorded in Book No. Y-30, at Page 2050 in Macon County Registry, North Carolina, default having been made in the payment of the promissory note 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 Macon 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 Franklin, Macon County, North Carolina, or the customary location designated for foreclosure sales, at 10:00 AM on October 15, 2020 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following real estate situated in Franklin in the County of Macon, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows:
BEING the same lands, easements, privileges and appurtenances described in and conveyed by the deed dated April 6, 2006, from Michael Kevin Boswell and wife, Dawn M. Boswell, Penny Elaine Brown and husband, Joseph Roger Brown, William Kelly Boswell, unmarried, being all of the devisees of Mary Evelyn Kuhn, deceased, (Estate File 04-E-293, Macon County Public Registry) and all of the lawful heirs of Russell W. Boswell, deceased (Estate File 06-E-81, Macon County Public Registry), Michael Kevin Boswell, Personal Representative of the Estate of Mary Evelyn Kuhn, and Michael Kevin Boswell, Personal Representative of the Estate of Russell Wayne Boswell, to John W. Evans and wife, Kelle E. Evans, recorded in Book F-30 at Pages 1232-1235, Macon County Public Registry, to which reference is hereby made for a more full and complete description. Together with improvements located thereon; said property being located at 246 Parrish Lane, Franklin, North Carolina.

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.
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 N.C.G.S. 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 are expressly disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold subject to all taxes, special assessments, and prior liens or prior encumbrances of record and any recorded releases. Said property is also being sold subject to applicable Federal and State laws.
A deposit of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, 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.
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 its sole discretion, if it 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.
Additional Notice for Residential Property with Less than 15 rental units, including Single-Family Residential Real Property
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 foreclosure sale, terminate the rental agreement by providing written notice of termination to the landlord, to be effective on a date stated in the notice that is at least 10 days but not more than 90 days, after the sale date contained in this notice of sale, provided that the mortgagor has not cured the default at the time the tenant provides the notice of termination. 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.

SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE SERVICES, INC.
SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE

c/o Hutchens Law Firm
P.O. Box 1028
4317 Ramsey Street
Fayetteville, North Carolina 28311
Phone No: (910) 864-3068
https://sales.hutchenslawfirm.com
Firm Case No: 2488 - 5699
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EXECUTOR'S NOTICE

Having qualified as Executor of the estate of James Dennis Petersen, Sr, 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 30th day of December, 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 30th day of September, 2020.

James Dennis Petersen, Jr (Executor)
160 E Main St.
Brevard, NC 28712
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MACON COUNTY
PUBLIC NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that the Macon County Board of Commissioners intends to adopt a resolution at its October 13, 2020, Regular Meeting of the Macon County Board of Commissioners which shall begin at 6:00 oclock p.m. in the Commissioners Board Room located in the Macon County Courthouse at 5 West Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734, approving the surplus and donation by Macon County of its 2008 Ford Ranger, VIN # 1FTYR10D28PB13923, unto Central Piedmont Community Action, Inc. in accordance with the provisions of N.C. Gen. Stat. 160A-280 for use by Central Piedmont Community Action, Inc. Weatherization Assistance Program in Siler City, North Carolina.

Derek Roland, Macon County Manager for the Macon County Board of Commissioners
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STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA
UTILITIES COMMISSION
RALEIGH
DOCKET NO. G-41, SUB 55
BEFORE THE NORTH CAROLINA UTILITIES COMMISSION
In the Matter of
Application of Toccoa Natural Gas for Annual
Review of Gas Costs
Pursuant to
N.C.G.S. 62-133.4(c) and Commission
Rule R1-17(k)(6)

PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the North Carolina Utilities Commission has scheduled a public hearing to conduct an annual review of the cost of natural gas supply, storage and transportation for Toccoa Natural Gas (Toccoa). The public hearing has been scheduled for Wednesday, November 4, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. in Commission Hearing Room 2115, Dobbs Building, 430 North Salisbury Street, Raleigh, North Carolina. The hearing is being held pursuant to the provisions of N.C. Gen. Stat. 62-133.4(c) and Commission Rule R1-17(k)(6) for the purpose of comparing Toccoa's prudently-incurred gas costs with costs recovered from all of the utility's customers served during the test period. Public witness testimony will be received in accordance with Commission Rule R1-21(g). Further, all persons attending the public witness hearing will be required to wear a mask or other appropriate face covering, and will be required to seat themselves in the hearing room at least six feet (three chairs) apart from other persons.
Toccoa filed testimony and exhibits (testimony), relating to the subject matter of this hearing on September 1, 2020. Further information may be obtained from the Office of the Chief Clerk, North Carolina Utilities Commission, 430 North Salisbury Street, Raleigh, North Carolina, where a copy of Toccoa's testimony is available for review by the public. Also, documents can be, viewed on the Commission's website at www.ncuc.net.
The Public Staff is authorized by statute to represent consumers in proceedings before the Commission. Correspondence regarding the annual review proceeding and the hearing thereon should be directed to the Public Staff and should include any information which the writer wishes to be considered by the Public Staff in its investigation of the matter. Such statements should be addressed to Mr. Christopher J. Ayers, Executive Director, Public Staff, 4326 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, North Carolina 27699-4300.
The Attorney General is also authorized by statute to represent consumers in proceedings before the Commission. Statements to the Attorney General should be addressed to The Honorable Josh Stein, Attorney General, c/o Consumer Protection-Utilities, 9001 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, North Carolina 27699-9001. Written statements may be emailed to utilityAGO@ncdoj.gov.
Written statements are not evidence unless the writers appear at a public hearing and testify concerning the information contained in their written statements.
Persons desiring to intervene in this proceeding as formal parties should file a petition to intervene pursuant to Commission Rules R1-5 and R1-19 on or before Tuesday, October 20, 2020. Such petitions should be filed with the Chief Clerk of the North Carolina Utilities Commission, 4325 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, North Carolina 27699-4300. The direct testimony and exhibits of expert witnesses to be presented by intervenors should also be filed with the Commission on or before Tuesday, October 20, 2020.
ISSUED BY ORDER OF THE COMMISSION.
This the 8th day of September, 2020.

NORTH CAROLINA UTILITIES COMMISSION
Kimberley A. Campbell,
Chief
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NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR MACON COUNTY HIGH-SPEED INTERNET ACCESS SERVICE EXPANSION PROJECT AND POSSIBLE GRANTS IN CONNECTION WITH THE SAME

Please take notice that pursuant to North Carolina General Statute 153A-349.60, Macon County, NC, is requesting and will accept sealed Proposals for Macon County High-Speed Internet Access Service Expansion Project, until 4:00 p.m., on November 2, 2020, in the Macon County Finance Department, Attn.: Ms. Lindsay Leopard, 5 West Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734. Macon County, within its sole discretion, may award grants by way of contract in connection with the same. Macon County will publicly open the sealed proposals received in the Macon County Finance Department, 5 West Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734, on November 2, 2020, at 4:00 p.m. Interested parties may obtain a complete copy of the actual Request for Proposal for Macon County High Speed Internet Access Service Expansion Project which contains a complete description of the Macon County High-Speed Internet Access Service Expansion Project desired by Macon County and other plans, specification, conditions and requirements in connection with the proposed service from Lindsay Leopard, Macon County Finance Department, 5 West Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734, Phone Number (828) 524-1640, anytime between Monday and Friday, 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Any grant contract resulting from a proposal received by Macon County shall be awarded to the person or entity using the evaluation criteria set forth in the Request for Proposal for Macon County High Speed Internet Access Service Expansion Project . The factors to be considered by Macon County, NC, in awarding any grant contract are identified in and contained in the actual Request for Proposal for Macon County High-Speed Internet Access Service Expansion Project, a complete copy of which can be obtained from Lindsay Leopard, Macon County Finance Department, Macon County Courthouse Annex, 5 West Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734, Phone Number (828) 524-1640, anytime between Monday and Friday, 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
All proposals in response to said Request for Proposals for Macon County High-Speed Internet Access Service Expansion Project shall be made to Macon County Finance Department, Attn.: Ms. Lindsay Leopard, 5 West Main Street, Franklin, North Carolina 28734, in sealed envelopes containing such proposal and be marked upon the outside RFP # 02-119900P. The same are due no later than 4:00 p.m., on November 2, 2020.
All questions regarding the Request for Proposals for Macon County High-Speed Internet Access Service Expansion Project shall be directed to Lindsay Leopard, Macon County Finance Department, 5 West Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734, Phone Number (828) 524-1640.
Issuance of the Request for Proposals for Macon County High-Speed Internet Access Service Expansion Project does not commit Macon County, NC, to award any grant contract, to pay any costs incurred in preparation of a proposal or to procure or contract for related services or supplies. Minority and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit proposals and compete for subcontracting work and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or disability.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Macon County Board of Commissioners reserves the right to reject any or all proposals.
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