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EXECUTOR'S NOTICE

Having qualified as Executor of the estate of Frances Louree Guest, also known as Frances Queen Guest, 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 2nd day of August, 2018 or this notice will be plead in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate settlement.
This the 2nd day of May, 2018.

Gail G. Gibbs (Executor)
267 Blaine Road
Franklin, NC 28734
05/02/2018-05/23/2018#424171

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CREDITOR'S NOTICE

Having qualified as Personal Representative of the Estate of Helen D. Canny a/k/a Helen Canny, deceased, late of Dade County, Florida, 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 16th day of July 2018, or this notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate will please make immediate settlement.
This the 2nd day of May 2018.

Casey Canny, Personal Representative
Jeff Gillette
Attorney for the Estate
133 East Palmer St., Suite 101
Franklin, NC 28734
05/02/2018-05/23/2018#423905

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EXECUTOR'S NOTICE

Having qualified as Personal Representative of the estate of, deceased, late of Macon County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the estate of said DONNA KAY ROPER, deceased, to exhibit them to the undersigned on or before the 10th day of August, 2018 or this Notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate will please make immediate settlement.
This the 4th day of May, 2018

Kirsten Daniels
Executrix
R. S. Jones, Jr., Attorney for the Estate
JONES, KEY, MELVIN & PATTON, P.A.
61 East Main
Franklin, North Carolina 28734
(828) 524-4444
05/04/2018-05/25/2018 #422654

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Warren Douglas McMichael, Jr., late of Leesburg, Florida, the undersigned does hereby notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the estate of said decedent to exhibit them to the undersigned at the offices of Daniel G. Rawlins, Snider and Rawlins, Attorneys for the Estate, 105 S Fourth St, Mebane, NC 27302, on or before the 11th day of August, 2018, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms and corporations indebted to the said estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned.
This the 11th day of May, 2018.

James E. McMichael
Executor of the Estate of
Warren Douglas McMichael, Jr.
05/11/2018-06/01/2018#426961

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Town of Franklin
Public Notice

Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held by the Town Council of the Town of Franklin, North Carolina at 6:10 p.m. or as soon as possible thereafter on Monday, June 4, 2018 in the Town Hall boardroom. The purpose of said hearing shall be to consider an amendment to the Unified Development Ordinance of the Town of Franklin, the effect of which will be essentially as follows:
To add to the text of the Unified Development Ordinance in sections 152.052 and 152.053 by creating utility development standards for but not limited to water, sewer, power, phone, gas, fiber optic and cable TV lines.
Parties in interest and citizens shall have an opportunity to be heard at said hearing. Information concerning the proposed amendment may be examined in the office of the Land Use Administrator, Town of Franklin, North Carolina at any time during regular business hours prior to the hearing.
Town of FranklinTravis Tallent
Town Clerk
05/16/2018-05/23/2018 #428350

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Notice of Public Hearing
June 4, 2018

A public hearing will be held by the Franklin Town Council of Franklin, North Carolina at 6:05 p.m. or as soon as possible thereafter on Monday June 4, 2018 in the Town Hall boardroom. The purpose of the said hearing is to allow any person(s) to speak about the 2018-2019 Fiscal Year Proposed Budget for the Town of Franklin.
The proposed budget has been submitted to the Franklin Town Council, and is available for inspection and review in the office of the Town Clerk located at Town Hall; 95 East Main Street, Franklin, North Carolina, 28734.

Town of Franklin Travis TallentClerk
05/16/2018-05/23/2018 #427651

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NOTICE OF
FORECLOSURE SALE
18 SP 34

Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made by Daniel H. Cottrell, (Dan Cottrell aka Daniel H. Cottrell, deceased)(Heirs of Dan Cottrell aka Daniel H. Cottrell: Sabrina Miglino, Danny Cantera, Dennis Cantera and Unknown Heirs of Dan Cottrell aka Daniel H. Cottrell) (PRESENT RECORD OWNER(S): Dan Cottrell) to William R. Echols, Trustee(s), dated the 23rd day of June, 2004, and recorded in Book F-28, Page 1021, in Macon 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 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 the City of Franklin, Macon County, North Carolina, or the customary location designated for foreclosure sales, at 10:00 AM on May 31, 2018 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following real estate situated in the County of Macon, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows:
Being all of the lands easements privileges and appurtenances as are described in and conveyed by the Deed dated July 1, 1992, from Patricia Cottrell, unmarried, to Dan Cottrell, recorded in Deed Book N-23 at Pages 2340-2341, Macon County Land Registry, North Carolina, to which reference is hereby made for a more complete and accurate description. Together with improvements located thereon; said property being located at 94 Knotting Lane, Franklin, 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 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 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.
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
Case No: 1238097 (FC.FAY)
05/16/2018-05/23/2018 #428334

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EXECUTOR'S NOTICE

Having qualified as Executor of the estate of Alexander Franklin Grant, 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 16th day of August, 2018 or this notice will be plead in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate settlement.
This the 16th day of May 2018.

Tammy Allen Nelson
(Co-Executor)
130 Hillview Drive
Franklin, NC 28734

Suzanne Grant (Co-Executor)
101 Seay Oats Lane
Carolina Beach, NC 28428
05/16/2018-06/06/2018 #428333

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EXECUTOR'S NOTICE

Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of DOROTHY MARIE GORDON, 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 16th day of August, 2018, or this notice will be plead in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate will please make immediate settlement.
This the 9TH day of May, 2018.

KATHERINE E. MILLER, Executor
Attorney for the estate:
ROBERT F. SILER COWARD, HICKS & SILER, P.A.
43 West Main Street
Franklin, North Carolina 28734
05/16/2018-06/06/2018 #427766

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EXECUTOR'S NOTICE

Having qualified as Executor of the estate of Sylvia E. Freeman, 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 23rd day of August, 2018 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 May 2018.

Daniel M. Freeman (Executor)
PO Box 529
Otto, NC 28763
05/23/2018-06/13/2018#430134

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CREDITOR'S NOTICE

Having qualified as Personal Representative of the Estate of Glenda Shearl Clouse Potts a/k/a Glenda S. Potts, deceased, late of 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 31st day of August, 2018, or this notice will be pled in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate will please make immediate settlement.
This the 23rd day of May 2018.

Keith Thomas Potts, Personal Representative
Jeff Gillette
Attorney for the Estate
P.O. Box 32
Franklin, NC 28744
05/23/2018-06/13/2018 #429848

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

At its April 10, 2018 meeting, the Board of Commissioners of the County of Macon, North Carolina (the County) adopted a resolution which authorized the County:
1.to enter into negotiations with respect to an installment purchase contract (the Contract) in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $2,923,674 in order to (a) pay the capital costs of certain additions to South Macon Elementary School (the Project) and (b) pay certain costs related to the execution and delivery of the Contract, under which the County will make certain installment payments; and
2.to enter into a deed of trust and security agreement (the Deed of Trust) under which the County will grant a lien on such portion of its fee simple interest in the site on which South Macon Elementary School is located including the improvements thereon (the Premises), as may be required by the entity or entities, or their respective assigns, providing the funds to the County under the Contract.
South Macon Elementary School is located at 855 Addington Bridge Road, Franklin, North Carolina 28734.
The Premises or a portion thereof will be mortgaged under the Deed of Trust. On payment by the County of all installment payments due under the Contract, the Deed of Trust and any lien created thereunder will terminate and the Countys title to the Premises will be unencumbered.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant to Sections 160A-20 of the General Statutes of North Carolina, that on June 12, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the Commission Boardroom, Macon County Courthouse, 5 West Main Street, Franklin, North Carolina, a public hearing will be conducted concerning the approval of the execution, delivery and performance of the Contract and the Deed of Trust and the financing of the Project. All interested parties are invited to present comments at the public hearing regarding the execution, delivery and performance of the Contract and the Deed of Trust and the financing of the Project.

DEREK ROLAND
County Manager and
ex officio Clerk to the Board of Commissioners
County of Macon,
North Carolina
05/23/2018 #430117

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ADMINISTRATOR'S NOTICE

Having qualified as Administrator of the Estate of Calista Janet Seeberger of Milton County, Florida, this is to notify all persons having claim against the Estate of Calista Janet Seeberger to present to the undersigned on or before the 21st day of August, 2018 or the claim will be forever baned thereafter.
All persons indebted to said estate please make immediate payment.
This the 23rd day of May, 2018.

Kelly R. Greenlund, Administrator c/o
Scott D. Neumann,
Attorney and Resident Process Agent The Neumann Law Office, PLLC
P.O. Box 2020
Highlands, NC 28741
05/23/2018-06/13/2018 #430151

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BID NOTICE

The Macon County Board of Education will be accepting sealed bids on the following items:
1992 International Activity Bus VIN#1HVBBNKN8NH387487
1997 International Activity Bus VIN#1HVBBAAN2VH497686
Four (4) John Deere riding lawn mowers (3)- LX188 and (1)- LT180
John Deere Reel riding mower 2653A
John Deere Mower 325
John Deere Mower 655
Valk Scrape Blade model RV101-75 Serial #12938(fits dump truck)
Bendal 1000 gallon Fuel Tent Tank
Two (2) Fuel Tanks 8,000 gallon above ground
The above items can be viewed by contacting the Macon County Administrative Offices at (828) 524-3314
These items are offered as is. It is the responsibility of bid winner to remove items from existing location at no expense to Macon County Schools by Monday, June 25, 2018. Bids must be placed on an official Macon County Schools bid sheet and must be placed in a sealed envelope, plainly marked Surplus Item Bid. Bid sheet may be picked up at the Macon County Schools Administrative Offices at 1202 Old Murphy Road, Franklin NC. Bids must be at the Macon County Schools Administrative Offices by 12:00 noon Friday, June 8, 2018. The bid opening will be Friday, June 8, 2018 at 2pm at the Administrative Office. Macon County Schools reserves the right to reject any or all bids. Items must be paid for with cash, money order or cashiers check payable to Macon County Schools prior to removal of items.
05/25/2018, 05/30/2018, 06/01/2018 #430713

The Franklin Press

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