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William Dixon, Jr.

Mr. William Dixon Jr., 69 of Grayson, GA passed away Tuesday, November 20, 2007. Gregory B. Levett & Sons Funeral Home, Gwinnett Chapel, 914 Scenic Hwy., Lawrenceville, GA (770)338-5558 ...

Probate CT Discharge

NOTICE

(For Discharge from

Office and all Liability)

PROBATE COURT OF

GWINNETT COUNTY

File No. 07-E-000076-6

RE: Petition of DINAE GENTILE for Discharge as EXECUTOR of the Estate of KARL BALICH Deceased.

Debtors/Creditors

NOTICE TO DEBTORS

AND CREDITORS

All creditors of the Estate of Ruth J. Agnew , late of Gwinnett County, deceased, are hereby notified to render in their demands to the undersigned according to law, and all persons indebted to said Estate are required to make immediate payment.

Notice of Sale Under PowerPart 4

NOTICE OF SALE

UNDER POWER

GEORGIA,

GWINNETT COUNTY

Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in a Security Deed given by J. Thomas Long to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., dated October 6, 2006, recorded in Deed Book 47194, Page 387, Gwinnett County, Georgia Records, as last transferred to Chase Home Finance LLC by assignment to be recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Gwinnett County, Georgia Records, conveying the after-described property to secure a Note in the original principal amount of FOUR HUNDRED THOUSAND AND 0/100 DOLLARS ($400,000.00), with interest thereon as set forth therein, there will be sold at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the courthouse door of Gwinnett County, Georgia, within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in December, 2007, the following described property:

SEE EXHIBIT A ATTACHED HERETO AND MADE A PART HEREOF

EXHIBIT A

All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in Land Lot 167 of the 7th District, Gwinnett County Georgia, containing 3.243 acres as shown on that certain survey for Donnie R. Thigpen by Charles A.Marmelstien, Jr. RLS #1950 dated March 2, 1998 and being more particularly described as follows:

To find the true point of beginning, begin at the point formed by the intersection of the northeasterly edge of right way of Wildwood Road with the northwesterly edge of the right of way of Woodward Park Drive; running thence northwesterly along the northeasterly edge of the right of way of Wildwood Road (60 foot R/W width), a distance of 242.46 feet to an iron pin found, which iron pin found is the true point or place of beginning; running thence from the true point or place if beginning so established north 11 degrees 30 minutes 33 seconds west a distance of 141.35 feet to an iron pin found; thence running north 75 degrees 21 minutes 27 seconds east a distance of 308.02 feet to an iron pin set; thence running north 44 degrees 56 minutes 27 seconds east a distance of 35.51 feet to an iron pin set; thence running north 76 degrees 49 minutes 47 seconds east a distance of 20.31 feet to an iron pin set; thence running south 76 degrees 43 minutes 24 seconds east a distance of 34.49 feet to an iron pin set; thence running north 75 degrees 21 minutes 25 seconds east a distance of 60.82 feet to an iron pin found; thence running north 67 degrees 46 minutes 39 seconds east a distance of 85.49 feet to an iron pin found; thence running north 47 degrees 00 minutes 17 seconds east a distance of 54.92 feet to an iron pin set; thence running north 78 degrees 46 minutes 56 seconds east a distance of 42.90 feet to an iron pin set; thence running south 74 degrees 16 minutes 08 seconds east a distance of 102.48 feet to an iron pin set; thence running south 07 degrees 43 minutes 31 seconds east a distance of 213.39 feet to an iron pin found; thence running north 89 degrees 23 minutes 45 seconds west a distance of 255.33 feet to an iron pin found; thence running south 11 degrees 53 minutes 39 seconds east a distance of 78.51 feet to an iron pin set; thence running south 87 degrees 41 minutes 59 seconds west 457.04 feet to an iron pin found and the true point of beginning.

Police reports

Downed power line may have sparked fire

Notice of Sale Under PowerPart 2

NOTICE OF SALE

UNDER POWER

GEORGIA,

GWINNETT COUNTY

Because of default in the payment of the indebtedness, secured by a Security Deed executed by Safiya N. Cathey to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems Inc., dated August 26, 2005 in the amount of $177,205.00, and recorded in Deed Book 44332, Page 0123, Gwinnett County, Georgia Records; as last transferred to HSBC Mortgage Services Inc. by assignment; the undersigned, HSBC Mortgage Services Inc. pursuant to said deed and the note thereby secured, has declared the entire amount of said indebtedness due and payable and pursuant to the power of sale contained in said deed, will on the first Tuesday in December, 2007 , during the legal hours of sale, at the Courthouse door in Gwinnett County, sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, the property described in said deed to-wit:

All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in Land Lot 131 & 132 of the 7th District, Gwinnett County, Georgia, Being Lot 89 Little Suwanee Pointe, Unit 1 Phase 1, as per Plat recorded in Plat Book 107, Pages 183-184, Gwinnett County, Georgia records, which plat is incorporated herein and made a part hereof by reference.

which has the property address of 2404 Suwanee Point Drive, Lawrenceville, Georgia., together with all fixtures and other personal property conveyed by said deed.

Juvenile Court

IN THE

JUVENILE COURT

OF GWINNETT COUNTY

STATE OF GEORGIA

Docket No: 07-04960

and 07-04957

IN THE INTEREST OF:

J.J. and J.J.,

Minor children

GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES, acting by and through the Gwinnett Department of Family and Children Services,

Petitioner,

SUMMONS

TO: ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN, UNNAMED BIOLOGICAL AND/OR LEGAL OR PUTATIVE FATHERS OF J.L.,

You are hereby notified that Petition for Deprivation has been filed in this court by Gwinnett Department of Family and Children services, as temporary custodian of above-named child. You may obtain a copy of the petition from the clerk of this court at 115 Stone Mountain Street , Lawrenceville, Georgia during regular business hours, or a copy will be mailed to you at your request.

Nation briefs

Student group pushes for right to carry weapons

High court hands Gwinnett lawyers double setback

ATLANTA - The Georgia Supreme Court reversed a Gwinnett County court's order Wednesday and ruled that the state does not have to turn over documents showing the amount of money spent in the last two years representing dozens of indigent death penalty defendants, including Brian Nichols.

Notice of Sale Under PowerPart 5

NOTICE OF SALE

UNDER POWER

GEORGIA,

GWINNETT COUNTY

Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in a Security Deed given by Sharon Poindexter to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., dated June 30, 2004, recorded in Deed Book 38955, Page 275, Gwinnett County, Georgia Records, conveying the after-described property to secure a Note in the original principal amount of ONE HUNDRED FORTY-TWO THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED FIFTY-NINE AND 0/100 DOLLARS ($142,759.00), with interest thereon as set forth therein, there will be sold at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the courthouse door of Gwinnett County, Georgia, within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in December, 2007, the following described property:

SEE EXHIBIT ìAî ATTACHED HERETO AND MADE A PART HEREOF

EXHIBIT ìAî

All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in Land Lot 182 of the 6th District of Gwinnett County, Georgia, and being Lot 2, Block E, Bray's Mill Subdivision, Unit two, as per plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 21, Page 173, of the public records of Gwinnett County, Georgia, which plat is hereby referred to and made a part hereof by reference.

Trade Names

GWINNETT

SUPERIOR COURT

TRADE NAME

REGISTRATION

MINUTE BOOK 041

PAGE 0330

Personally appeared the undersigned who on oath deposes and says that: Arturo Cerda, 4058 Landress Way, Lawrenceville, GA 30044 is/are doing business in Gwinnett County, Georgia under the name of: Puros Amigos Drywall and that the nature of the business to be carried on at such address is Drywall installers in construction.

World briefs

Diana's secretary was concerned about security

Grady officials: Contracts with medical colleges fair

ATLANTA - Grady Memorial Hospital officials on Wednesday defended contracts the financially ailing hospital has with two Atlanta medical colleges from charges that they're wasting tax dollars.

Popular poinsettias need plenty of sunlight

During the holiday season, many people purchase ornamental houseplants for the home or office.

Rams' D-line holding the ranks

By David Friedlander

Political notebook: Elected officials come together to talk about Brain Train

The political train is on track for a proposed commuter rail in the region, after influential politicians and leaders met last week for a conversation about the Brain Train.

Probate CT Wills

NOTICE

PROBATE COURT

OF GWINNETT COUNTY

07-E-1119-6

RE: PETITION OF BESS MCGARITY TO PROBATE IN SOLEMN FORM THE WILL ROBERT JAMES MCGARITY, DECEASED, UPON WHICH AN ORDER FOR SERVICE WAS GRANTED BY THIS COURT ON NOVEMBER 6, 2007.

TO: STEVE MCGARITY &

all interested parties and all and singular the heirs of said decedent, and to whom it may concern:

This is to notify you to file objection, if there is any, to the above referenced petition, in this Court on or before DECEMBER 10, 2007.

Public Hearings/Notices

NOTICE OF

PUBLIC HEARING

FOR THE OPENING OF

THE CITY OF

LAWRENCEVILLE'S

EZZARD ROAD WELL

The City of Lawrenceville Water Department is planning to activate a water well located on Ezzard Road. Current testing indicates that the well contains uranium exceeding the MCL level. The City will initiate a program with WRT Environmental, LLC to remove the uranium from the Ezzard Road water supply prior to pumping it into the water system.

Adoptions

NOTICE OF ADOPTION

To: Any unknown father of a female child RONNIYAN JAMALYN HAMILTON.

Smith, Wesleyan lead county volleyball honors

Senior Betsy Smith and her Wesleyan team received two of the top awards from Gwinnett County's volleyball coaches in their season-ending All-County Team.

Gardening in Gwinnett: Popular poinsettias need plenty of sunlight

During the holiday season, many people purchase ornamental houseplants for the home or office.

Soldier gets Thanksgiving surprise Family thankful for safe return from Afghanistan

SNELLVILLE - Snellville resident Linda Pluth knows what she's thankful for this year.

Hoops Hall of Fame comes to Gwinnett

By David Friedlander

DUI Notices

NOTICE OF 2ND

DUI CONVICTION

ACCUSATION NO.: 219846

CONVICTED PERSON: Basil Anthony Gayle

949 Park Knoll Ct

Lawrenceville, GA 30043

ARREST DATE/ TIME:

10/12/2007

PLACE OF ARREST: City of Duluth, Gwinnett County

DISPOSITION GUILTY,

PHOTO ATTACHED: YES

DEPUTY CLERK OF COURT

DULUTH MUNICIPAL COURT

3276 BUFORD HWY

DULUTH, GA 30096-3273

910-07581668,11/22@

NOTICE OF

DUI CONVICTION

NAME: WILLIM GUNN

ADDRESS: 1871 SAM SNEAD DR., BRASELTON, GA 30517

ARREST TIME AND DATE

0145 ON 9-22-07

ARREST LOCATION: E. CLAYTON ST AT JACKSON ST.

Giving thanks for practice

Unless you're a part of the experience, it appears to be a hassle.

Stores hopeful of high turnout

LAWRENCEVILLE - Local retailers say they hope 2007 will be the best holiday sales season ever. Known as Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving is the official start of the Christmas shopping season. That day sometimes can make or break a store's bottom line for the year.

Collins Hill's Knapp set to defend state wrestling title

SUWANEE - After getting embarrassed by Peachtree Ridge's Kendall Albert in the finals of the Gwinnett County wrestling tournament last year, Taylor Knapp was left with a choice.

People briefs

Quaid's twins hospitalized

Ice Forum only venue to have ice skating

LAWRENCEVILLE - Gwinnett's ice skaters will have to go indoors this year.

CID creating community database

NORCROSS - Andrew Hixson and his neighbors wondered one day why all the trees near their homes were being removed.

Urgent need for conservation if we're to have water in the future

On my trips into the wilderness years ago, one of my absolute needs was drinkable water. Frequently, water is contaminated by acid rain, sulfur, mercury, pesticides, tailings from mining, PCBs and other pollutants.

'Sunchoke' revival comes to growers

How's this for a misnomer: The Jerusalem artichoke is neither an artichoke, nor is it from Jerusalem.

Divorces

IN THE

SUPERIOR COURT OF

GWINNETT COUNTY

STATE OF GEORGIA

CIVIL ACTION

NO. 07A-07086-1

Marion Sells

PLAINTIFF

MICHAEL STANFORD

DEFENDANT

TO: Michael Stanford

NOTICE OF

PUBLICATION

By order for service by publication dated the 18th day of Oct., 2007, you are hereby notified that on the 3rd day of August, 2007, Marion Sells filed suit against you for Divorce Petition.

Probate CT Guardianship

CITATION

GEORGIA,

GWINNETT COUNTY

ESTATE NO. 07-C-000945

IN RE: PETITION OF MARY A. ROLLAND FOR TEMPORARY LETTERS OF GUARDIANSHIP

ESTATE OF

HABAKKUK CLARKE LEE DAILEY,

MINOR

DATE OF SECOND PUBLICATION, IF ANY 11/22

TO: EDITH DAILEY, Mother of minor, HABAKKUK CLARKE LEE DAILEY

You are hereby notified that a petition for the appointment of a temporary guardian has been filed regarding the above-named minor. All objections to the Petition described above either to the appointment of a temporary guardian or the appointment of the petitioner(s) as temporary guardian(s), must be in writing, setting forth the grounds of any such objections, and must be filed with this Court no later than 14 days after this notice is mailed, or 10 days after this notice is personally served upon you, or ten days after the second publication of this notice if you are served by publication. All pleadings must be signed before a notary public or Georgia probate court clerk, and filing fees must be tendered with your pleadings, unless you qualify to file as an indigent party. Contact probate court personnel at the below address/telephone number for the required amount of filing fees.

Living Christmas trees can be enjoyed for years

NEW MARKET, Va.- If you're dreaming of a green Christmas, you can start with a living Christmas tree.

Service By Publication

IN THE

STATE COURT OF

GWINNETT COUNTY

STATE OF GEORGIA

CIVIL ACTION

FILE NO. 07C-08190-2

Joann Dobbins,

Plaintiff,

v.

Harpist kicks off homelessness tour on Thanksgiving in Atlanta

ATLANTA - Gospel musician Jeff Majors watched a former Howard University physics professor, who had become homeless, slowly sifting through a trash barrel on campus and searching for food.

Create a place to do work in the landscape

Leaving to study landscapes for the first time in Europe, I expected to learn lessons about design and making gardens more beautiful.

Holiday Harvest Use items, colors from nature to create a Thanksgiving tablescape

Christi Tullis has this Thanksgiving thing all figured out. Food on one table, decorations on another. Not only has she found this method keeps the food and conversation flowing seamlessly, it also keeps the turkey from stealing the show.

Probate CT Administration

NOTICE

GEORGIA ,

GWINNETT COUNTY

PROBATE COURT

# 07-E-001111

TO: the heirs of the estate of Bernard S. Allen

Andy Givens & Patricia Hill has petitioned to be appointed Administrator of the estate of Bernard S. Allen, deceased, of said County. (The petitioner has also applied for waiver of bond and/or grant of certain powers contained in O.C.G.A. §53-12-232.) All interested parties are hereby notified to show cause why said petition should not be granted. All objections to the petition must be in writing, setting forth the grounds of any such objections, and must be filed with the court on or before December 03, 2007. All pleadings/objections must be signed before a notary public or before a probate court clerk, and filing fees must be tendered with your pleadings/objections, unless you qualify to file as an indigent party. Contact probate court personnel at the following address/telephone number for the required amount of filing fees. If any objections are filed, a hearing will be scheduled at a later date. If no objections are filed, the petition may be granted without a hearing.

Make handmade soap for the holidays

Hoping to make gifts by hand, but stuck with two left thumbs? Here's an easy soap-making craft from Leah Kramer, founder of Craftster.org and author of 'The Craftster Guide to Nifty, Thrifty and Kitschy Crafts.'

Winder girl reaches semifinals in Volvo For Life awards

WINDER - After four years of entering, Jena Sims, 18, of Winder, is in the semi-finals for the Volvo For Life awards. The award money, if she wins, would fund her nonprofit Pageants of Hope.

LEGALS

***NOTICE***

FAX and E-Mail acceptance of legal advertising is contingent upon acceptance by any client of the following conditions and their use of FAX and E-Mail shall signify acceptance of the conditions:

1. The Gwinnett Daily Post will not be responsible for any errors that occur in transmission, including identification and notification that an error has occurred. Publication of any transmission as received fulfills the obligation of our publication to the sending client.

Notice of Sale Under PowerPart 1

NOTICE OF SALE

UNDER POWER

GEORGIA,

GWINNETT COUNTY

Because of default in the payment of the indebtedness, secured by a Security Deed executed by Aminat Ababalogun and Lanre Gbajabiamila to First Franklin Financial Corp. dated December 2, 2003 in the amount of $138,000.00, and recorded in Deed Book 36336, Page 159, Gwinnett County, Georgia Records; as last transferred to Wells Fargo Bank NA as Trustee by assignment; the undersigned, Wells Fargo Bank NA as Trustee pursuant to said deed and the note thereby secured, has declared the entire amount of said indebtedness due and payable and pursuant to the power of sale contained in said deed, will on the first Tuesday in December, 2007 , during the legal hours of sale, at the Courthouse door in Gwinnett County, sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, the property described in said deed to-wit:

All that Tract or Parcel of Land lying and being in Land Lot 321 of the 4th District of Gwinnett County, Georgia being Lot 16 of Harley Manor Subdivision, Unit One, as per Plat recorded in Plat Book 92, Pages 220-221, Records of Gwinnett County, Georgia, which Plat is by reference incorporated herein and made a part hereof.

Condemnations

IN THE

SUPERIOR COURT

OF GWINNETT COUNTY

STATE OF GEORGIA

CIVIL ACTION

07A-10129-1

STATE OF GEORGIA,

PLAINTIFF

VS.

Zonings

PUBLIC NOTICE

Notice is hereby given to the public that the City of Sugar Hill, Georgia will consider an amendment to the text of the 2000 Zoning Ordinance of the City of Sugar Hill, Georgia which will create a new zoning district that is designed to serve the needs of older persons 55 years of age and older. A copy of the proposed amendment is available for review and copying in the office of the Director of Planning and Zoning for the City of Sugar Hill located in Sugar Hill City Hall at 4988 West Broad Street.

Corporations

NOTICE OF INTENT

TO INCORPORATE

Notice is given that article of organization which will incorporate 12th Stone, LLC. will be delivered to the Secretary of State for filing in accordance with the Georgia Business Corporation Code (O.C.G.A. § 14-2-204). The initial registered office of the corporation will be located at 995 Wolf Springs Cove, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30043. And its initial registered agent at such address is Thomas Ulsh.

Family of shootout victim, 92, files suit

ATLANTA - The family of a 92-year-old woman gunned down by Atlanta police filed a lawsuit against the city Wednesday on the one-year anniversary of the killing.

Church delivers holiday food to needy

BUFORD - Each week about 60 people visit Union Baptist Church in Buford in search of something many may take for granted.

Probate CT Twelve Mo Supt

NOTICE

GEORGIA,

GWINNETT COUNTY

PROBATE COURT

# 07-E-001101-6

TO: TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS AND CREDITORS OF THE ESTATE OF RICHARD H. AUDY

The petition of MAUREEN A. AUDY, for a year's support from the estate of RICHARD H. AUDY, deceased, for decedent's surviving spouse, having been duly filed, all interested persons are hereby notified to show cause, if any they have, on or before DECEMBER 03, 2007, why said petition should not be granted.

Public Sales/Auctions

PUBLIC AUCTION

The following units will be sold at Public Auction on Monday, November 26, 2007 @ 12:00 P.M. At Gwinnett Self Storage, located at 1475 Grayson Hwy., Lawrenceville, GA 30045. To satisfy lien for rent due in accordance with Georgia Law. All items and all spaces may not be available on day of the sale. We reserve the right to refuse any and all bids. All sales will be for cash only. All items must be removed from property within 24 hours of sale.

Notice of Sale Under Powerpart 26

NOTICE OF SALE

UNDER POWER

GEORGIA,

GWINNETT COUNTY

Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in a Security Deed given by Kathleen M Thomas to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., dated December 9, 2005, recorded in Deed Book 46047, Page 2, Gwinnett County, Georgia Records, as last transferred to FIRST HORIZON HOME LOANS, a division of FIRST TENNESSEE BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION by assignment to be recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of Gwinnett County, Georgia Records, conveying the after-described property to secure a Note in the original principal amount of ONE HUNDRED FORTY-SEVEN THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-EIGHT AND 0/100 DOLLARS ($147,128.00), with interest thereon as set forth therein, there will be sold at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the courthouse door of Gwinnett County, Georgia, within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in December, 2007, the following described property:

SEE EXHIBIT A ATTACHED HERETO AND MADE A PART HEREOF

EXHIBIT A

All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in Land Lot 258 of the 7th District of Gwinnett County, Georgia, being Unit 103 of Chatham Village fka Chatham Road Townhomes as per plat recorded in Plat Book 105, pages 67 and 68, Gwinnett County, Georgia Record; which plat is incorporated herein by reference and made a part hereof; together with and subjct to all right, title and interest in and those certain covenants, easements and restrictions contained in Declaration of Covenants, Easements and Restrictions for Chatham Village dated June xx, 2004, by Brooks Land, Inc., filed for record on June 30, 2004 at 8:43 a.m. and recorded in Deed Book 38876, page 180, aforesaid records; as amended by First Amendment dated September 22, 2004, recorded in Deed Book 40667, page 267, aforesaid records; and as further amended from time to time.

Voters prefer ability to unite

WASHINGTON - Peter Hart, the Democratic pollster whose firm has interviewed thousands of voters this year, says the attributes most of them desire in a president for 2008 can be summed up in three words: transparency, authenticity and unity.

Notice of Sale Under PowerPart 3

NOTICE OF SALE

UNDER POWER

GEORGIA,

GWINNETT COUNTY

Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in a Security Deed given by Rodney Gray and Lydia Gray to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., dated February 15, 2007, recorded in Deed Book 47646, Page 517, Gwinnett County, Georgia Records, conveying the after-described property to secure a Note in the original principal amount of THREE HUNDRED FIFTEEN THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED AND 0/100 DOLLARS ($315,900.00), with interest thereon as set forth therein, there will be sold at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the courthouse door of Gwinnett County, Georgia, within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in December, 2007, the following described property:

SEE EXHIBIT A ATTACHED HERETO AND MADE A PART HEREOF

EXHIBIT A

All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in Land Lot 235 of the 7th District, Gwinnett County, Georgia, being Lot 14, Block A, Park Pointe, Unit one, per Plat Book 107, Pages 119-120, Gwinnett County, Georgia Records, which is referred to and made a part of this description.

Elected officials come together to talk about Brain Train

The political train is on track for a proposed commuter rail in the region, after influential politicians and leaders met last week for a conversation about the Brain Train.

Name Changes

IN THE

SUPERIOR COURT

OF GWINNETT COUNTY

STATE OF GEORGIA

FAMILY DIVISION

Civil Action

File No: 07A-09781-2

Children: Sameer Mehboob and Sherjeel Mehboob Asif

Petitioner: Mohammad Asif and Farzana Nayyer

and

Respondent:

NOTICE OF PETITION

TO CHANGE NAME(S)

Thanksgiving is work time for Gwinnett Holiday just another day for Gladiators

As most of the country sits down to mind-numbing portions of turkey and dressing and pie today, the Gwinnett Gladiators will be expending vast amounts of energy in total contradiction of the nation's tryptophanic holiday.

Gwinnett gab

Top Gwinnett recyclers honored