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NOTICE OF SALE
IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE OF NORTH CAROLINA
SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION
ALEXANDER COUNTY
14SP87
    IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF A DEED OF TRUST EXECUTED BY CINDY ANN T. LAIL AND RALPH E. LAIL, JR. DATED NOVEMBER 19, 2004 AND RECORDED IN BOOK 475 AT PAGE 1502 IN THE ALEXANDER COUNTY PUBLIC REGISTRY, NORTH CAROLINA
    Under and by virtue of the power and authority contained in the above-referenced deed of trust and because of default in the payment of the secured indebtedness and failure to perform the stipulation and agreements therein contained and, pursuant to demand of the owner and holder of the secured debt, the undersigned substitute trustee will expose for sale at public auction to the highest bidder for cash at the usual place of sale at the county courthouse of said county at 11:30AM on September 26, 2014 the following described real estate and any other improvements which may be situated thereon, in Alexander County, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows:
    TRACT I: BEGINNING AT A NEW IRON STAKE, BILLY JACK TEAGUE'S CORNER; AND RUNNING NORTH 20 DEGREES EAST 72 FEET AND 6 INCHES TO A NEW CORNER IN J.S. LAIL'S LAND; THENCE NORTH 85 DEGREES WEST 634 FEET TO AN IRON STAKE A NEW CORNER IN BANK OF ISAAC CREEK BRANCH; THENCE WITH THE CREEK 72 FEET AND SIX INCHES TO BILLY JACK TEAGUE'S CORNER BY THE CREEK; THENCE SOUTH 85 DEGREES EAST 634 FEET TO A NEW IRON STAKE, THE BEGINNING CORNER, CONTAINING 1.0 ACRE, MORE OR LESS.TRACT II: BEGINNING ON THE WEST SIDE OF THE ROAD, GLENN BENFIELD'S CORNER, AND RUNS NORTH 85 DEGREES WEST 602 FEET TO THE CENTER OF THE BRANCH; THENCE WITH THE MEANDERS OF THE BRANCH, NORTH 19 DEGREES WEST 72.06 FEET TO AN IRON STAKE, A NEW CORNER, THENCE SOUTH 85 DEGREES EAST 634 FEET TO AN IRON STAKE, A NEW CORNER AT THE ROAD; THENCE WITH THE ROAD, SOUTH 2 DEGREES WEST 72.06 FEET TO THE BEGINNING CORNER, CONTAINING 1.0 ACRE, MORE OR LESS.
    And Being more commonly known as: 430 Old Schoolhouse Rd, Taylorsville, NC 28681
    The record owner(s) of the property, as reflected
on the records of the Register of Deeds, is/are Cindy Ann T. Lail and Ralph E. Lail, Jr.
    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, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either 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.  Any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition expressly are disclaimed.  This sale is made subject to all prior liens and encumbrances, and unpaid taxes and assessments including but not limited to any transfer tax associated with the foreclosure.  A deposit of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid 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.  This sale will be held open ten days for upset bids as required by law. Following the expiration of the statutory upset period, all remaining amounts are IMMEDIATELY DUE AND OWING. Failure to remit funds in a timely manner will result in a Declaration of Default and any deposit will be frozen pending the outcome of any re-sale. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid.  The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, the Substitute Trustee or the attorney of any of the foregoing.
    SPECIAL NOTICE FOR LEASEHOLD TENANTS: If you are a tenant residing in the property, be advised that an Order for Possession of the property may be issued in favor of the purchaser.  Also, if your lease began or was renewed on or after October 1, 2007, be advised that you may terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days written notice to the landlord.  You may be liable for rent due under the agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination.
    The date of this Notice is September 5, 2014.
Grady I. Ingle or Elizabeth B. Ells
Substitute Trustee
10130 Perimeter Parkway
Suite 400
Charlotte, NC 28216
(704) 333-8107
http://shapiroattorneys.com/nc/
14-062601
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NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE'S
SALE OF REAL ESTATE
2014-SP-82
    UNDER AND BY VIRTUE of the power and authority contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed and delivered by William J. Washington and Stephanie M. Washington (husband and wife), dated the 29th day of September, 2006, and recorded in the Register of Deeds office for Alexander County, North Carolina, in Book 501, Page 2079, and because of default in the payment of the indebtedness thereby secured and failure to carry out and perform the stipulations and agreements therein contained and pursuant to an Order entered by the Clerk of the Superior Court and pursuant to demand of the owner and holder of the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will expose for sale at public auction to the highest bidder for cash at the usual place of sale in the Courthouse of Alexander County, in the City of Taylorsville, North Carolina, at 11:00 a.m. on September 26, 2014, all that certain lot or parcel of real estate, including all improvements and fixtures located thereon, situated, lying and being in Alexander County, North Carolina, and more particularly described in the Deed of Trust identified above, which description is incorporated by reference herein as amended, modified or supplemented by other instruments, if any, recorded subsequent to the Deed of Trust in the Alexander County Public Registry.
    ADDRESS OF PROPERTY: 2009 Hill River Road, Hiddenite, NC 28636
    PRESENT RECORD OWNER(S): William J. Washington and Stephanie M. Washington (husband and wife)
    The terms of the sale are that the property will be sold for cash to the highest bidder and a cash deposit not to exceed the greater of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid, or Seven Hundred and Fifty Dollars ($750) may be required at the time of the sale.  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 Substitute Trustee nor the holder of the Note secured by the Deed of Trust being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representatives of either the Substitute 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 conditions are expressly disclaimed.  The property will be sold subject to restrictions and easements of record, any unpaid taxes, prior liens and special assessments, any transfer tax associated with the foreclosure, and any tax required to be paid by N.C.G.S. § 7A-308(a)(1).  The sale will be held open for ten days for upset bids as required by law.
    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 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 notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon ten days written notice to the landlord.  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.
    This the 29th day of August, 2014.
SELLERS, AYERS, DORTCH & LYONS, P.A.
Substitute Trustee
301 South McDowell St.
Suite 410, Cameron-Brown Building
Charlotte, NC 28204-2686
(704)377-5050
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NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION
ALEXANDER COUNTY
NORTH CAROLINA
    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant to G.S. 163-33(8), that the registration books will close on Friday, October 10, 2014, for the General Election to be held in Alexander County on Tuesday, November 4, 2014.  The following will be submitted to the qualified voters of the county.
    US Senate, US House of Representatives District 5, NC State Senate District 42, NC House of Representatives District 73, Board of County Commissioners, Clerk of Superior Court, Register of Deeds, Sheriff; Non-Partisan – NC Supreme Court Chief Justice, NC Supreme Court Associate Justice; NC Court of Appeals Judge, NC District Court Judge District 22A, School Board District 1, School Board District 2, School Board District 4, Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor, Constitutional Amendment.
    Requirements for voter registration are to be 18 years of age on or before the day of the General Election in that year (November 4, 2014) and to have 30 days of residency in the county and precinct by the date of the election.  Residents of the county who are not registered to vote must do so by Friday, October 10, 2014 at 5:00 pm.  Residents may register at the office of the Board of Elections Monday through Friday from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm.  Persons may register at the DMV Office while obtaining or changing information on a driver’s license.  
    Photo Identification will be required to vote in person beginning in 2016.
    Absentee voting will be permitted in the General Election.  Applications for absentee ballots by mail will be accepted by the Board of Elections beginning Friday, September 5, 2014, until Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 5:00 pm.  
    One-Stop Absentee voting will be at the Alexander County Board of Elections Office, located at 370 1st Avenue, SW, Taylorsville, (located beside the Alexander County Health Department), on Thursday, October 23 and Friday, October 24, 2014 from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm, and then Monday, October 27 through Friday, October 31, 2014 from 8:00 am until 6:00 pm. One-Stop voting on Saturdays will be October 25 and November 1 from 8:00 am until 1:00 pm.   One-Stop Absentee voting will also be at the Bethlehem Community Fire and Rescue Department located at 7373 NC Highway 127, Taylorsville, NC beginning on Monday, October 27 through Friday, October 31, 2014 from 10:00 am until 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday.  One-Stop Absentee Saturday voting will also be available there on Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 8:00 am until 1:00 pm.
    The Alexander County Board of Elections will meet in the Board of Elections Office on the following dates and times to approve absentee applications for absentee ballots.
    Tuesday, October 14, 2014,  @ 3:00 p.m.
    Tuesday, October 21, 2014,  @ 3:00 p.m.
    Tuesday, October 28, 2014,  @ 3:00 p.m.
    Monday, November 3, 2014, @ 2:00 p.m.
    The Alexander County Board of Elections will meet in the Board of Elections Office at 2:00 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, November 4, 2014, to count absentee ballots.
    The Official Canvass for the November 4, 2014 General Election will be held on Friday, November 14, 2014 at 11:00 am in the Alexander County Board of Elections office.
    Persons with questions about registration, absentee voting, one-stop voting, location of polling places, and other election matters may call the Board of Elections at (828) 632-2990 between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.
ALEXANDER COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS
Nancy K. Sharpe, Chairman
Martha Schronce, Secretary
Karl W. Lenz, Member
oct8-14c

RESOLUTION
BOARD OF ELECTIONS
ALEXANDER COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA

    BE IT RESOLVED pursuant to North Carolina General Statute 163-128 to the residents of Alexander County that the Alexander County Board of Elections met on August 15, 2014 and voted to permanently move the polling place of the following precinct:
BETHLEHEM 2
PRECINCT:
    The new polling site for the precinct will be the Bethlehem Community Fire and Rescue Department, 7373 NC Highway 127, Taylorsville, NC 28681
    These changes are permanent and will be in effect for the upcoming November 4, 2014 General Election, and all future elections following the North Carolina State Board of Elections approval.
    Notice in the form of a new Voter Registration Card indicating a change of polling site shall be mailed to each registered voter who lives within this precinct.
    Dated this 15th day of August 2014.
ALEXANDER COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS
Nancy K. Sharpe, Chairman
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NOTICE OF SERVICE OF PROCESS BY PUBLICATION
IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE
DISTRICT COURT DIVISION

FILE NO.: 14 CVD 427
NORTH CAROLINA
ALEXANDER COUNTY
BRIAN STEWART STARNES, Plaintiff,
vs.
CLAIRE LANZADERZA PAGADOR (STARNES), Defendant
    To: CLAIRE LANZADERZA PAGADOR (STARNES)
    TAKE NOTICE that a pleading seeking relief against you has been filed in the aove-entitled action. The nature of the relief being sought is an absolute divorce and/or annulment.
    You are required to make defense to this pleading no later than the 27th day of October, 2014, said date being forty (40) days from the first publication of this notice; and upon your failure to do so, the party seeking service against you will apply to the Court for the relief sought.
    This the 15th day of September, 2014.
Beverly D. Teague
Attorney for the Plaintiff
7625 NC Hwy. 127
Hickory, NC 28601
(828)495-5000
oct8-14c

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE

NORTH CAROLINA,
ALEXANDER COUNTY
    Under and by virtue of a Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by David M. Steelman and Kelly Steelman to Old Republic National Title Insurance Company, Trustee(s), which was dated September 9, 2005 and recorded on September 14, 2005 in Book 0486 at Page 2458 and rerecorded/modified/corrected on September 14, 2005 in Book 1681, Page 0435, Alexander County Registry, North Carolina.
    Default having been made of the note thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC, having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust, and the holder of the note evidencing said default having directed that the Deed of Trust be foreclosed, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at the courthouse door of the county courthouse where the property is located, or the usual and customary location at the county courthouse for conducting the sale on September 26, 2014 at 10:00 AM, and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following described property situated in Alexander County, North Carolina, to wit:
    TO FIND THE TRUE POINT AND PLACE OF BEGINNING begin at an existing iron rod set in the common boundary line of Raeford Pennell and Dale Stikeleather; thence with the lines of Pennell and Stikeleather North 48° 46' 58" East 216.59 feet to THE TRUE POINT AND PLACE OF BEGINNING; thence continuing with the line of Raeford Pennell, now or formerly, North 48° 46' 58" East 364.71 feet to an existing iron rod, said existing iron rod being located South 48° 46' 58" West 104.92 feet from an existing nail in a stump hole at an existing iron rod; thence with the meanderings of a branch the following five courses and distances; (1) South 34° 18' 58" East 17.34 feet; (2) South 09° 45' 45" East 11.44 feet; (3) South 43° 14' 32" East 156.90 feet; (4) South 21° 41' 19" East 18.72 feet and (5) South 70° 58' 10" East 28.31 feet; thence South 52° 56' 37" West 487.50 feet (passing through an existing iron rod at 25.00 feet and an existing iron rod at 361.60 feet; thence North 09° 50' 49" West 223.25 feet to the point and place of beginning and being 2.02 acres, more or less, in accordance with a survey prepared by Wesley F. Fox dated October 7, 2004.
    The above-described parcel is located along the Alexander County and Iredell County lines. The subject property is subject to ad valorem property tax in Alexander County. For back title reference see Deed Book 709, Page 790, Iredell County Registry, and Book 253, Page 319, Alexander County Registry.
    There is also conveyed to the grantees herein their heirs and assigns a non exclusive perpetual right of way and easement for the purpose of ingress, egress and regress and utilities being forty-five (45) feet in width as depicted on a survey prepared by Wesley G. Fox dated October 7, 2004.
    There is also conveyed to the grantees herein, their heirs and assigns a non exclusive perpetual right of way and easement for the purpose of ingress, egress and regress being sixty feet in width as described at Deed Book 253, Page 319, Alexander County Registry, and in Book 709, Page 790, Iredell County Registry.
    Save and except any releases, deeds of release or prior conveyances of record.
    Said property is commonly known as 150 Fence Post Lane, Stony Point, NC 28678.
    THIRD PARTY PURCHASERS MUST PAY THE EXCISE TAX, AND THE COURT COSTS OF FORTY-FIVE CENTS (45¢) PER ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100.00) PURSUANT TO NCGS 7A-308(a)(1).  A cash deposit (no personal checks) of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale.  Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts are immediately due and owing.
    Said property to be offered pursuant to this Notice of Sale is being offered for sale, transfer and conveyance "AS IS WHERE IS."  There are no representations of 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.  This sale is made subject to all prior liens, unpaid taxes, any unpaid land transfer taxes, special assessments, easements, rights of way, deeds of release, and any other encumbrances or exceptions of record.  To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the current owner(s) of the property is/are David M. Steelman and Kelly Renee Hendrick Steelman.
    An Order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to 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 sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days' written notice to the landlord.  The notice shall also state that 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.
    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.
Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC
Substitute Trustee
Brock & Scott, PLLC
Attorneys for Trustee Services of Carolina, LLC
5431 Oleander Drive
Suite 200
Wilmington, NC 28403
PHONE: (910) 392-4988
FAX: (910) 392-8587
File No.: 10-12455-FC04
10602569
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EXECUTOR’S NOTICE
    Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Jesse Dale Rogers, deceased, late of Alexander County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against said estate to present them to the undersigned on or before the 10th day of December, 2014, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. Anyone indebted to same will please make immediate settlement.
    This the 27th day of August, 2014.
MONTE DALE ROGERS
1513 Blankenship Rd.
Taylorsville, NC 28681
executor
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ADMINISTRATRIX CTA NOTICE
    Having qualified as Administratrix, CTA, of the estate of Grady Allen Walker, deceased, late of Alexander County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against said estate to present them to the undersigned on or before the 3rd day of December, 2014, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. Anyone indebted to same will please make immediate settlement.
    This the 22nd day of August, 2014.
CONNIE M. JOLLY
52 Walt Jolly Lane
Taylorsville, NC 28681
administratrix
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ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE
    Having qualified as Administrator of the estate of James David Millsaps, deceased, late of Alexander County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against said estate to present them to the undersigned on or before the 3rd day of December, 2014, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. Anyone indebted to same will please make immediate settlement.
    This the 29th day of August, 2014.
ROBERT HALL MILLSAPS
736 Boston Road
Taylorsville, NC 28681
administrator
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ADMINISTRATRIX’S NOTICE
    Having qualified as Administratrix of the estate of Wade Thomas Sigmon, deceased, late of Alexander County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against said estate to present them to the undersigned on or before the 3rd day of December, 2014, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. Anyone indebted to same will please make immediate settlement.
    This the 29th day of August, 2014.
SYLVIA MAYBERRY SIGMON
3252 NC Hwy. 90 East
Taylorsville, NC 28681
administratrix
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EXECUTORS’ NOTICE

    Having qualified as Co-Executors of the Estate of Annie Little Price, deceased, late of Alexander County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against said estate to present them to the undersigned on or before the 27th day of November, 2014, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. Anyone indebted to same will please make immediate settlement.
    This the 20th day of August, 2014.
DANNY RAY PRICE
3822 Church Rd.
Taylorsville, NC 28681
JANET PRICE MITCHELL
207 K and L Lane
Taylorsville, NC 28681
executor
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EXECUTOR’S NOTICE
    Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Lois A. Steele, deceased, late of Alexander County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against said estate to present them to the undersigned on or before the 27th day of November, 2014, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. Anyone indebted to same will please make immediate settlement.
    This the 21st day of August, 2014.
GEORGE ALBERT STEELE
3997 Oxford School Rd.
Catawba, NC 28609
executor
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EXECUTOR’S NOTICE
    Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Alice Reese Houston, deceased, late of Alexander County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against said estate to present them to the undersigned on or before the 27th day of November, 2014, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. Anyone indebted to same will please make immediate settlement.
    This the 22nd day of August, 2014.
ROGER LEE HOUSTON
1283 Houston Mill Rd.
Conover, NC 28613
executor
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EXECUTRIX’S NOTICE
    Having qualified as Executrix of the estate of Timmy Howard Lyon, deceased, late of Alexander County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against said estate to present them to the undersigned on or before the 27th day of November, 2014, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. Anyone indebted to same will please make immediate settlement.
    This the 25th day of August, 2014.
JANICE W. LYON
271 Princeton Forest Drive
Taylorsville, NC 28681
executrix
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