STATE OF GEORGIA
COUNTY OF PUTNAM
NOTICE OF SALE
Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in a certain Deed to Secure Debt from JOHNNY ALFORD, JR. AND LORRIE ALFORD, Grantor, to FARMERS AND MERCHANTS BANK of Eatonton, Georgia, P.O. Box 4450, Eatonton, Georgia, Grantee, dated February 4, 2004, and recorded in Deed Book 450, Pages 769-774; which was modified by Modification of Deed to Secure Debt dated December 15, 2004, and recorded in Deed Book 485, Pages 656-657; which was modified by Modification of Deed to Secure Debt dated June 16, 2006, and recorded in Deed Book 554, Pages 330-331; which was modified by Modification of Deed to Secure Debt dated May 31, 2007, and recorded in Deed Book 601, Pages 485-486, in the Office of the Clerk of the Superior Court of Putnam County, Georgia, such Deed to Secure Debt having been given to secure a promissory note in the original principal amount of Thirty Two Thousand Twenty Dollars and 22/100 ($32,020.22), with interest thereon as provided for therein, there will be sold by the undersigned at public outcry, during the legal hours of sale before the door of the Courthouse of Putnam County, Georgia, on the first Tuesday of September, 2012, to the highest and best bidder(s) for cash, the following described property, to wit:
All that certain tract or parcel of land lying situate and being in the 390th G.M. District, Putnam County, Georgia, and being 0.45 acres, more or less, as described by a plat of survey dated 11-5-84, prepared by George G. Dunn, County Surveyor, and being known as Parcel B on said plat, which is recorded in Plat Book 12, Page 118, in the Clerk s Office, Putnam County, Georgia.
Parcel B is bound as follows: on the North by Ted Royal; on the East by John B. Cook and Ida Pearl Cook; Southerly by State Road 300; and Westerly by State Road 142.
The debt secured by said Deed to Secure Debt and Note has been and is hereby declared due and payable in full because of, among other possible events of default, non-payment pursuant to the respective terms of said Deed to Secure Debt and Note. The indebtedness remaining in default, the sale will be made for the purpose of applying the proceeds thereof to the payment of the indebtedness secured by the Deed to Secure Debt, accrued interest and expenses of sale, including attorneys' fees, as provided in Deed to Secure Debt and by law, and the remainder, if any, shall be distributed as provided by law. Notice has been given of intention to enforce the provisions for collection of attorneys' fees and foreclosure in accordance with legal requirements and the terms of the Deed to Secure Debt and Note. Notice has also been given pursuant to the provisions of Georgia Code Section 44-14-162 et.seq.
Said property will be sold as the property of the Grantor subject to the outstanding ad valorem taxes [both present and past (if any)], any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, any assessments, liens, encumbrances, zoning ordinances, restrictive covenants, street improvements, easements and other matters and restrictions of record, if any and matters of record superior to the Security Deed first set out above. The undersigned will execute a deed or deeds to the purchaser or purchasers at said sale, as provided in the Deed to Secure Debt.
To the best of the undersigned's knowledge and belief, the party in possession of the property is LORRIE ALFORD, or a tenant or tenants and all or a portion of said property is more commonly known as 520 Shady Dale Road, Eatonton, Georgia 31024; together will all personal property and fixtures attached to and constituting a part of said property, if any; however, please refer only to the legal description for the location of the property.
The sale will be conducted subject to (1) confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and (2) final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan with the holder of the Security Deed.
FARMERS AND MERCHANTS BANK
as Attorney in Fact for
Johnny Alford, Jr.
and Lorrie Alford
Brandy T. Huskins, Attorney for
The Farmers & Merchants Bank
Huskins Law Firm LLC
114 W. Marion Street
Eatonton, Georgia 31024