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William Hitt

William “Bill” Hitt, age 45, of Dacula, GA, died February 18, 2008. He is survived by his wife, Carol Hitt; Father & Mother, Gary & Sharon Hitt of ...

Tommy Barnes

Tommy Barnes, age 91, of Winder, GA, passed away February 20, 2008. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, Winder, GA, 770-867-4553.

Mary Waits

Mary “Minnie” Waits, age 77, died February 19, 2008, at her home in Snellville, Georgia. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200, www.wagesfuneralhome.com

Mary Jones

Mary M. Jones, age 89, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on February 20, 2008. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home ...

James Martin

James “Michael” Martin, age 58 of Buford, died Wednesday, February 20, 2008. Graveside service will be held 2 P.M. Saturday, February 23, 2008 at Broadlawn Memorial Gardens with ...

Robert Watford

Robert Michael Watford, Sr., of Loganville, GA, born on January 11, 1931, in Gadsden, AL, passed away on February 20, 2008. Robert attended Jacksonville State University in Alabama and Peabody ...

Oscar Padron

Oscar Padron, Jr., age 19, of Norcross, GA, died Wednesday, February 20, 2008. Arrangements are pending with The Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, 770-564-2726.

Irene Stiles

Irene Stiles, age 95, of Ringold, GA, died Wednesday, February 20, 2008. Arrangements are pending with The Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, 770-564-2726.

George Clamp

George “Sonny” Clamp, Jr., age 75 of Snellville, passed away Wednesday, February 20, 2008. Graveside Services will be held 1 PM Saturday, February 23, 2008 at Eternal Hills ...

John Adams

John Wesley Adams, Jr., age 63 of Loganville, GA, died Wednesday, February 20, 2008. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 670 Tom Brewer Road, Loganville, Georgia 30052, 770-466-1544. Please sign ...

Frances Lindsey

Mary Frances Hall Lindsey, age 77 of Snellville, GA, died Thursday, February 21, 2008. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 670 Tom Brewer Road, Loganville, Georgia 30052, 770-466-1544. Please sign ...

Norman Waldorf

Norman Gene Waldorf, age 70, of Dacula, Georgia, died Tuesday, February 19, 2008. Graveside service will be held Saturday, February 23, 2008 at 3:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Gardens ...

Corporations

NOTICE OF

INCORPORATION

Notice is given that articles of incorporation which will incorporate 2 GIRLS WITH CURLS CORPORATION, will be delivered to the Secretary of State for filing in accordance with the Georgia Business Corporation Code(O.C.G.A. Section 14-2-201.1). The initial registered office of the corporation will be located at 253 West Crogan Street, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045 and its initial registered agent at such address is Carl W. Wright.

There is widespread support for enforcing immigration laws

Kudos to D.A. King and his column ("When it comes to immigration laws, enforcement works," Perspective, Feb. 17), which addresses the 287 (g) program and this common-sense principal: When it comes to immigration laws, enforcement works.

Zonings

CITY OF SUGAR HILL

NOTICE OF PUBLIC

HEARING

ANNEXATION CASE:

AX-08-001

Notice is hereby given to the Public that Jerry Prescott has filed an application with the City of Sugar Hill, Georgia requesting that the following described property be annexed into the Corporate Limits of the City of Sugar Hill, Georgia.

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 Tennille Johnson to Option One Mortgage Corporation, dated September 5, 2006, recorded in Deed Book 46997, Page 755, Gwinnett County, Georgia Records, as last transferred to U.S. Bank National Association, as Trustee for the Structured Asset Securities Corporation Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2006-BC6 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 TWENTY-EIGHT THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED FIFTY AND 0/100 DOLLARS ($128,250.00), 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 March, 2008, the following described property:

All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in Land Lot 197 of the 6th District, Gwinnett County, Georgia, being more particularly described as follows:

Condominium Unit 6, Harbins Square Condominium, a condominium, as more particularly described and delineated in the declarations of condominium for Harbins Square Condominium, a condominium, recorded in Deed Book 38766, Page 88, et seq., and amended in Deed Book 39687, Page 177, Gwinnett County, Georgia records, as the same may be further amended.

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 Otis L. Gandy and Armetta C. Gandy to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., dated April 17, 2006, recorded in Deed Book 46457, Page 601, Gwinnett County, Georgia Records, conveying the after-described property to secure a Note in the original principal amount of ONE HUNDRED FORTY-ONE THOUSAND THREE HUNDRED AND 0/100 DOLLARS ($141,300.00), 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 March, 2008, 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 35 of the Sixth District of Gwinnett County, Georgia, and being shown and delineated on a plat of survey for Frank Collins, dated September 20, 1972, by Georgia W. O'Neil, Surveyor, and described more particularly as follows:

To find the point of beginning, begin at the common corner to Land Lot numbers 34, 35, 48 and 49 of the Sixth District, thence running along the Land Lot line dividing Land Lots 34 and 35 for a distance of 1,958 feet to an iron pin; thence running north 74 degrees 33 minutes west direction for a distance of 952.2 feet to an iron pin which point is the true point of beginning; from said point of beginning, thence running south 5 degrees 16 minutes east for a distance of 450 feet to a point in the center of Everson Road (formerly known as Leach Road); thence running north 74 degrees 33 minutes west along the center of Everson Road (formerly known as Leach Road) for a distance of 100 feet; thence running north 5 degrees 16 minutes west for a distance of 450 feet to an iron pin; thence running south 74 degrees 33 minutes east for a distance of 100 feet to the point of beginning; being improved property known as 3578 Everson Road, Snellville, Georgia 30039, according to the present system of numbering houses in Gwinnett County. Georgia; and being the same property conveyed to Kay Shaw by warranty deed dated September 14, 1998, recorded in deed book 16764, page 15, Gwinnett County Records.

Prep roundup: Spicher leads Parkview boys to win

SNELLVILLE - Zach Spicher had a goal and an assist to lead Parkview to a 2-1 win over Kennesaw Mountain in the Brookwood Prosys Regional Challenge Cup.

DUI Notices

NOTICE OF

CONVICTION

COURT: GWINNETT

STATE COURT

ACCUSATION NO.

Notice of Sale Under PowerPart 5

NOTICE OF SALE

UNDER POWER

GEORGIA,

GWINNETT COUNTY

Because of default in the payment of the indebtedness, secured by a Security Deed executed by Michael Mathews to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. dated May 18, 2006 in the amount of $176,792.80, and recorded in Deed Book 46642, Page 288, Gwinnett County, Georgia Records; as last transferred to Citibank N.A. as Trustee for the MLMI Trust Series 2006-HE5 by assignment; the undersigned, Citibank N.A. as Trustee for the MLMI Trust Series 2006-HE5 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 March, 2008 , 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 251 of the 7th District, Gwinnett County, Georgia, being Unit 161, Building 22, Village Grove Subdivision, Unit Three, Phase Two, as per plat recorded in Plat Book 114, Page 33, Gwinnett County, Georgia Records, said plat is incorporated herein by reference thereto.

which has the property address of 683 Village Field Court, Suwanee, Georgia. , together with all fixtures and other personal property conveyed by said deed.

The sale will be held subject to any unpaid taxes, assessments, rights-of-way, easements, protective covenants or restrictions, liens, and other superior matters of record which may affect said property.

The sale will be conducted subject (1) to confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and (2) to final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan with the holder of the security deed.

Notice has been given of intention to collect attorneys' fees in accordance with the terms of the note secured by said deed.

Said property will be sold as the property of Michael Mathews and the proceeds of said sale will be applied to the payment of said indebtedness, the expense of said sale, all as provided in said deed, and the undersigned will execute a deed to the purchaser as provided in the aforementioned Security Deed.

Citibank N.A. as Trustee for the MLMI Trust Series 2006-HE5 Attorney in Fact for Michael Mathews

Anthony DeMarlo, Attorney/ajackson

McCurdy & Candler, L.L.C.

(404) 373-1612

www.mccurdycandler.com

File No. 07-09336 /CONV

THIS LAW FIRM IS ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR AND IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.

950-12518047,2/7,14,21,28

STATE OF GEORGIA

COUNTY OF GWINNETT

NOTICE OF SALE

UNDER POWER

Because of a default in the payment of the indebtedness secured by a Security Deed executed by Ricardo Mathison and Jaqueline Mathison to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. dated March 29, 2005, and recorded in Deed Book 42271, Page 0245, Gwinnett County Records, said Security Deed having been last sold, assigned, transferred and conveyed to JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A. fka JP Morgan Chase Bank as Trustee for BS ALT A 2005-5, by Assignment securing a Note in the original principal amount of $286,200.00, the holder thereof pursuant to said Deed and 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, March 4, 2008, during the legal hours of sale, before the Courthouse door in said 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 Duncans GMD 1749, Gwinnett County, Georgia, being part of Lot 4, Block A, Pine Ranch West Subdivision, as per plat recorded in Plat Book 57, Page 50, Gwinnett County, Georgia Records, which recorded plat is incorporated herein by this reference and made a part of this description.

To the editor: There is widespread support for enforcing immigration laws

Kudos to D.A. King and his column ("When it comes to immigration laws, enforcement works," Perspective, Feb. 17), which addresses the 287 (g) program and this common-sense principal: When it comes to immigration laws, enforcement works.

Notice of Sale Under PowerPart 2

NOTICE OF SALE

GEORGIA,

GWINNETT COUNTY.

Sexual Offender Notices

SEX OFFENDER

Neri Delarosa

4362 Burns Road

Lilburn, GA 30047

Date Convicted: 1997

Crime Convicted of: Statutory Rape

County Convicted:

Gwinnett

911-07584205,2/21@

SEX OFFENDER

Lewis Halle

111 Kent Drive

Buford, GA 30518

Date Convicted: 1998

Crime Convicted of: Child Molestation

County Convicted: Hall

911-07584206,2/21@

SEX OFFENDER

Jeffrey R. Schmidt

1830 Keswick Place Drive

Lawrenceville, GA 30043

Date Convicted: 1997

Crime Convicted of: Sexual Exploitation of Children

County Convicted: Paulding

911-07584207,2/21@

Audit reveals odd items bought with county cards Sheriff says purchases are legitimate

LAWRENCEVILLE - A paintball gun, mountain climbing gear, $4,000 worth of DVDs and Cosmopolitan magazine were some of the "unusual" purchases by government staffers found in a recent audit of Gwinnett County's purchasing card program.

Advertisement for Bids

ADVERTISEMENT FOR

PROPOSALS FOR

FURNISHINGS FOR NEW

BUFORD ACADEMY

ADDITION

The Buford City Board of Education will receive proposals on Friday, February 29, 2008 for the furnishings for the new Buford Academy addition. Copies of the RFQ are available by contacting Amy Reed, Buford City Board of Education, 70 Wiley Drive, Suite 200, Buford, GA 30518. (770) 945-5035

The Buford City Board of Education reserves the right to reject any and all proposals and to waive technicalities.

Public Hearings/Notices

NOTICE OF

LOCATION AND

DESIGN APPROVAL

PROJECT

CSHPP-0007-00(548)

Probate CT Administration

NOTICE

GEORGIA ,

GWINNETT COUNTY

PROBATE COURT

# 07-E-001182-3

TO: all and singular heirs

JAVIER AGUAYO has petitioned to be appointed Administrator(s) of the estate of RAFAEL ENRIQUE AGUAYO, 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 February 25, 2008. 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.

Probate CT Wills

NOTICE

PROBATE COURT

OF GWINNETT COUNTY

00-E-000012-6

RE: PETITION OF MICHAEL PENTECOST TO PROBATE IN SOLEMN FORM THE WILL OF JOHN EUGENE QUINN , DECEASED, UPON WHICH AN ORDER FOR SERVICE WAS GRANTED BY THIS COURT ON February 13, 2008.

TO: STEPHANIE QUINN, 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 MARCH 17, 2008.

Debtors/Creditors

NOTICE TO DEBTORS

AND CREDITORS

STATE OF GEORGIA

COUNTY OF GWINNETT

All creditors of the Estate of Ruth Randolph Adams , late of Gwinnett County, Georgia, 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.

Trade Names

GWINNETT

SUPERIOR COURT

TRADE NAME

REGISTRATION

MINUTE BOOK 042

PAGE 0387

Personally appeared the undersigned who on oath deposes and says that: Andrew Altman, 1773 LaMancha Drive, Lawrenceville, GA 30044 is/are doing business in Gwinnett County, Georgia under the name of: Altman Landscaping, 1773 LaMancha Drive, Lawrenceville, GA 30044 and that the nature of the business to be carried on at such address is Landscaping.

Winder soldier convicted of aggravated assault

WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii - A military jury convicted Army Spc. Christopher Shore of aggravated assault Wednesday in the killing of an Iraqi man last year.

Divorces

IN THE

SUPERIOR COURT OF

GWINNETT COUNTY

STATE OF GEORGIA

CIVIL ACTION

NO. 08A-00176-4

STACIA O. GEAR

Plaintiff,

vs.

Consumers fight high food costs by growing their own

Americans finding soaring food prices hard to stomach are battling back by growing their own food.

Cut energy costs with more efficient use of water heater

When we asked our 22-year-old nephew Chris about living conditions in Chile, he complained about the shower.

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.

Crews to shift traffic lanes for Ga. 20 project

LAWRENCEVILLE - Construction crews will have to move traffic on a side street this week to work on the $26.8 million widening of Ga. Highway 20.

CEO of Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce dies

ATLANTA - Sara Gonzalez, president and CEO of the Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, passed away Monday evening. Gonzalez, 72, suffered a heart attack, according to the GHCC Web site.

Local state qualifiers for the state wrestling meet

Gwinnett County had 110 wrestlers, and at least one from each school, qualify for the traditional state tournament. The following wrestlers qualified:

Notice of Sale Under PowerPart 1

NOTICE OF SALE

STATE OF GEORGIA

GWINNETT COUNTY

By virtue of a Power of Sale contained in the Purchase Money Security Deed and Agreement from A-Will A-Way Construction, Inc. to Capital Mortgage Corporation and First Financial Funding, Inc., dated January 13, 2005, recorded January 20, 2005 in Deed Book 41386, Page 78, Gwinnett County, Georgia records, given to secure two Notes of even date in the total original principal amount of One Million, Three Hundred Twenty Five Thousand and No/100 ($1,325,000.00) Dollars with interest as provided therein on the unpaid balance until paid; there will be sold at public outcry to the highest and the best bidder for cash before the Courthouse door of Gwinnett County, Georgia, within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in March, 2008, the following described property:

1572 Laricks Lane

All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in Land Lot 259 of the 5th District of Gwinnett County, Georgia, being Lot 17, Block A, Laricks as per plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 103, Page 144, Gwinnett County, Georgia records, said plat being incorporated herein by reference.

Gwinnett Chamber presents new Success Lives Here logo

DULUTH - Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce officials believe a new logo will help attract new businesses to the county.

Name Changes

IN THE

SUPERIOR COURT

OF GWINNETT COUNTY

STATE OF GEORGIA

FAMILY DIVISION

Civil Action

File No: 08A-00681-1

Petitioner:

Roland Crocker

NOTICE OF PETITION

TO CHANGE NAME

Notice is hereby given that Roland Crocker, the undersigned, filed his/her petition to the Superior Court of Gwinnett County, Georgia, on the 18th day of January, 2008, praying for a change in the name of petitioner from Roland Crocker to Abdullah Mohammed.

Preschoolers celebrate world's many cultures

DULUTH - Preschoolers at Creme de la Creme at Sugarloaf celebrated the school's first International Week with a parade of nations and a potluck meal.

People briefs

Judge postpones Spears' traffic case until March

Last shot Sheehy, Fields going for elusive state title

Carson Fields and Travis Sheehy have always dreamed of winning a high school wrestling state championship.

Collins Hill wrestling primed for title run

Collins Hill has won eight tournaments this season, including the dual state championship, but none of that will matter if the perennial wrestling powerhouse doesn't win the last one.

Fire, police briefs

Family displaced after garage fire

Probate CT Discharge

NOTICE

(For Discharge from

Office and all Liability)

PROBATE COURT OF

GWINNETT COUNTY

File No. 03-001438

RE: Petition of CYNTHIA DIANE MCCONNELL for Discharge as EXECUTOR of the Estate of SHERYL FAYE ADAMS, Deceased.

Chance huge for Nabors

Like so many high school kids, Johnnie Nabors had athletic talents but not a long line of college suitors during his senior year at Meadowcreek High School.

Changing of the guard at Parkview Panthers name Whitley to replace retiring Bostick as AD

Rather than hire an outside candidate, the Parkview High School administration will hand over its highly successful athletic department to someone who knows it well.

Gwinnett Gab

Home Depot to hold planting workshops

No one injured in large Duluth fire Home was abandoned

DULUTH - That towering plume you may have seen while commuting home on Pleasant Hill Road Wednesday evening was an abandoned home going up in flames.

Attacks on American targets rise

BAGHDAD - With deadly attacks against U.S. targets increasing around Baghdad, anti-American Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr raised the possibility Wednesday that he may not renew a six-month cease-fire widely credited for helping slash violence.

Strawberry Lady Fruit street sales a welcome sight in midwinter

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - She's the Pied Piper of produce, her truck loaded with flats of strawberries attracting a steady stream of customers eager for nature's sweet red treats in the middle of winter.

Wrestling clan helps run state tourney

Bud Hennebaul and his family have always been involved in wrestling.

St. Patrick's Day, Holy Week overlap leads to scheduling conflicts

COLUMBUS, Ohio - That famous saint named Patrick will have his green-drenched party this year, but it's unclear when the guests are supposed to arrive.

Adoptions

IN THE SUPERIOR

COURT OF

GWINNETT COUNTY

STATE OF GEORGIA

IN RE: NCS

Gatis Dzalbs-Petitioner

NOTICE TO

BIOLOGICAL FATHER

DOB: 09/04/02

POB: Gwinnett County, GA

LEGAL MOTHER: Bethany Sawyer

CASE NO.: 07-248-5

TO: KRISTOPHER MULLINS OR ANY UNKNOWN, UNNAMED BIRTH FATHER OF (N C S)

You are hereby advised that on or around the 4th day of DECEMBER, 2007 Petitioner filed a petition to adopt the above listed boy and to terminate your rights and obligations with respect to said child. The child was born September 4, 2002 to Bethany Sawyer, and petitioner is seeking to terminate your parental rights.

Notice is hereby given pursuant to law to the biological father and any party claiming any parental right with respect to the above described child, that a hearing will be held on April 21, 2008 @ 11:30 AM in front of the presiding superior Court Judge in Courtroom 3E of the Superior Court of Gwinnett County, 75 Langley Drive in the Justice Center at Lawrenceville, GA. The court will enter an order terminating all such father's rights to the child and such father may not thereafter object to the adoption and is not entitled to receive further notice of the adoption if within thirty (30) days from the date of the last publication notice, said father does not:

(1) file a petition to legitimate the child in the Superior Court of Gwinnett County, GA, pursuant to the Official Code of Georgia Section 19-7-22; and

(2) provide notice of the filing of the petition to legitimate with the Clerk of Superior Court of Gwinnett County, GA, Lawrenceville, GA and to William P. Millisor, Attorney for Petitioner, 115 West Courthouse Square, Cumming, GA, 678-947-8490.

901-07584314,2/21,28,3/6@

Nation briefs

Navy missile hit wayward satellite on first attempt; details unknown

Probate CT Miscellaneous

CITATION TO

APPEAR

ESTATE NO.: 06-C-000740

Re: Estate of Tiyanna M. Owens

To: Cherrye J. Owens, Conservator of the Property of Tiyanna M. Owens:

This is to notify you that a hearing has been scheduled for Thursday, March 6, 2008 at 8:30 a.m. in Courtroom "1-H" of the Gwinnett County Justice and Administration Center, 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, GA, regarding your failure to file an Annual Return on the estate and to properly account for your ward's property. You shall bring to the hearing all Conservatorship records which reflect how funds have been invested and spent since the creation of the Conservatorship through the date of the hearing. You shall show cause why you should not be removed as Conservator of Tiyanna M. Owens and the Country Administrator appointed as successor Conservator. If you cannot properly account for your ward's funds, a judgment may be rendered against you and your surety.

Gordon nice addition to Berkmar hoops Guard averaging 16.6 ppg for Region 8 champs

De'Marion Gordon may have been an unknown commodity to many people in the Berkmar boys basketball program when he first transferred to the school last fall.

Business briefs

Pilot seniority dispute may create a roadblock in Delta-Northwest talks

Local funds could get transit built faster

DULUTH - Spending local money on transit projects can help ensure that rail systems and other alternative methods of transportation are built in the region in a timely fashion, a transit expert said.

Thirsty lawmakers cast eyes to Tennessee River

ATLANTA - Georgia's longstanding water wars with Florida and Alabama may be about to ignite on a new front.

Gardening in Gwinnett: Contributions of Carver often overlooked

One of the greatest contributors to agriculture was the often overlooked George Washington Carver. He was born a slave and was very poor as a youth. He had a serious illness when young that left him unable to do the hard field work. However, he took an interest in plants and the best way to grow the crops.

Sports briefs

local

Probate CT Twelve Mo Supt

NOTICE

GEORGIA,

GWINNETT COUNTY

PROBATE COURT

# 08-E-000018

TO: ALL INTERESTED PERSONS AND CREDITORS OF THE ESTATE OF IVOR A DANGOOR

The petition of CAROLYN A DANGOOR, for a year's support from the estate of IVOR A DANGOOR, 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 FEBRUARY 25, 2008, why said petition should not be granted.

Some insects beneficial to the landscape

Decades ago, I killed insects the way television and magazine ads recommended: spraying toxic chemicals about every two weeks. Why so often? Because that is what the label said to do. Insect problems were abundant, and the landscape always ready for another application. When I decided to get pregnant, it was an easy decision to stop using toxic insect sprays. Amazingly, after a couple of months, my landscape became almost free of insect problems. Why?

Public Sales/Auctions

PUBLIC AUCTION

Pursuant to O.C.G.A. §§ 11-1-201 and 40-11-1, et seq., the following vehicles will be offered at public sale at Automobile Disposal Company, 6404-B Buford Highway, Norcross, Georgia 30071 on February 27, 2008 at 3:45 p.m.:

YEAR MAKE; VIN #

1995 Chrysler Cirrus

VIN 1C3EJ56HXSN556260

1990 Nissan Maxima

VIN JN1HJ01P8LT358612

1996 Cadillac

VIN 1G6KS52Y8TU813900

1996 Mazda Protege

VIN JM1BB1411T0352410

1994 Nissan Sentra

VIN 1N4EB32A6RC821385

1993 Mazda MX6

VIN 1YVGE31A0P5130229

1996 Chrysler Town & Country

VIN 1C4GP64LXTN214410

2002 Porsche

VIN WP0AA299X2S620957

929-06589621,2/14,21

PUBLIC AUCTION

There will be sold at public outcry for cash at Taylors Express Towing, 4325 Woodward Way, Sugar Hill, GA Saturday February 23, 2008 at 3:00 PM the following vehicles, declared abandoned and foreclosed vehicles pursuant to OCGA Section 40-11-5, as follows:

1. 1990 Acura Integra

JH4DA9349LS048671

WX207U

2. 1993 Buick Park Avenue

1G4CU5311P1620049

3. 1986 Chevrolet Astro

1G8DM15Z7GB225317

AAZ2810

4. 1984 Chevrolet Chevy Van

1GCEG25H3E7189494

5. 1996 Chevrolet Lumina

2G1WL52MXT1160676

6. 1995 Chevrolet Blazer

1GNDT13W0S2178939

ADV4564

7. 1994 Chevrolet 2500

1GCFC29K5RE295162

DV315B

8. 1995 Chevrolet Lumina

2G1WL52M7S1112728

511KUI (MS)

Castro's exit an opening for freedom to move in

The Left's favorite dictator, Fidel Castro, is 'resigning' as Cuba's president of the Council of State. Sen. Mel Martinez (R-FL), who was born in Cuba and, at the age of 15, along with his brother, was evacuated from Cuba during Operation Pedro Pan, observed: '... Castro has resigned from a position he was never elected to in the first place.'

World briefs

Earthquake kills 3 in Indonesia

Service By Publication

SUMMONS

By Publication

TO: MARY JO EIDSON

DICKERSON

Last Known Address:

2540 Trailing Ivy Way,

Buford, Georgia 30519

On October 2, 2007, Scott Lynn Dickerson, the Defendant, filed legal action against you in the Circuit Court in Winston County, Alabama, Case No. DR-1992-2702.02. The nature of the suit is for Petition to Modify Final Divorce Decree.

Condemnations

IN THE

SUPERIOR COURT

OF GWINNETT COUNTY

STATE OF GEORGIA

CIVIL ACTION

FILE NO. 08A-00998-10

GWINNETT COUNTY,

GEORGIA,

Condemnor,

vs.

Juvenile Court

IN THE

JUVENILE COURT

OF GWINNETT COUNTY

STATE OF GEORGIA

Docket No.: 07-05488,

07-05458

IN THE INTEREST OF

W.S., and U.S.,

Minor children

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

Petitioner,

NOTICE OF SUMMONS

TO: MYRA SMITH, Natural mother of the above-named child,

You are hereby notified that a Petition for Deprivation and Motion to Cease Reunification Efforts has been filed by the Gwinnett Department of Family and children Services, the present temporary custodian of above-named children and that the permanent plan for the child shall be custody with a relative or another planned permanent living arrangement;

Pursuant to O.C.G.A. 15-11-58(f), petitioner has moved the court to suspend reunification services between you and your children. A copy of the pleadings and order reflecting petitioner's motion are available from the clerk of this court at 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, Georgia during business hours, or copies of same may be mailed to you at your request. These documents contain the following: (1) The purpose for which your child was placed in foster care, including a statement of the reasons why the child cannot be adequately protected at home and the harm which may occur if the child remains in the home and a description of the services offered and the services provided to prevent removal of the child from the home; and (2) A clear statement describing all of the reasons supporting a finding that reasonable efforts to reunify the child with the child's family will be detrimental to the child; and that reunification services therefore need not be provided, including specific findings as to whether any of the grounds for terminating parental rights exist, as set forth in subsection (b) of O.C.G.A. 15-11-94 or 15-11-58(a)(4).

Notice of Sale Under Powerpart 7

NOTICE OF SALE

UNDER POWER

GEORGIA,

GWINNETT COUNTY

Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in a Security Deed given by Kevin Strong to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., dated October 31, 2002, recorded in Deed Book 29554, Page 35, Gwinnett County, Georgia Records, as last transferred to EverHome Mortgage Company by assignment recorded in Deed Book 48284, Page 0860, Gwinnett County, Georgia Records, conveying the after-described property to secure a Note in the original principal amount of ONE HUNDRED FIFTY-SEVEN THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED SEVENTY-FIVE AND 0/100 DOLLARS ($157,575.00), 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 March, 2008, 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 4 of the 6th District, Gwinnett County, Georgia, and being Lot 52, Block A, The Village at Laurel Falls, as per thereof, recorded in Plat Book 89, Page 145, of the Public Records of Gwinnett County, Georgia, which plat is hereby referred to and made a part hereof by reference.

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Notice of Sale Under PowerPart 6

NOTICE OF SALE

UNDER POWER IN

SECURITY DEED

STATE OF GEORGIA

COUNTY OF GWINNETT

Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in that certain Deed to Secure Debt, Assignment of Rents and Security Agreement from Quantum Pleasant Hill, LLC to Haven Trust Bank , dated March 29, 2007 and recorded in Deed Book 47726, page 0102 in the Office of the Clerk of the Superior Court of Gwinnett County, Georgia (as modified and/or amended from time to time, the "Security Deed"), the undersigned will sell at public outcry before the door of the Courthouse of Gwinnett County, Georgia during the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in March 2008 to the highest and best bidder for cash the following described real property, to wit:

ALL THAT TRACT or parcel land lying and being in Land Lot 156 of the 6th District, Gwinnett County, Georgia, being Lot 10, Block A, Lakeside at Pleasant Hill Subdivision (formerly known as Pleasant Hill Landing), as per plat recorded in Plat Book 119, Pages 193 through 196, Gwinnett County, Georgia records, which plat is incorporated herein by reference and made a part hereof.

Political Noetbook: Not all locals buy into Shafer's river proposal

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Not all locals buy into Shafer's river proposal

Sen. David Shafer argued so persuasively Wednesday for his resolution to fix Georgia's borders with Tennessee and North Carolina that the Duluth Republican's colleagues passed it unanimously.