September 20, 2018

LEGAL NOTICES

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ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE

    Having qualified as Administrator of the estate of Nancy Lackey Wike, 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 19th day of December, 2018, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. Anyone indebted to same will please make immediate settlement.
This the 18th day of September, 2018.

DAVID L. WIKE
106 Jack Mitchell Dr.
Taylorsville, NC 28681
administrator
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EXECUTOR’S NOTICE

    Having qualified as Executor of the estate of Willie Mae Perry, 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 19th day of December, 2018, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. Anyone indebted to same will please make immediate settlement.
This the 5th day of September, 2018.

NELSON J. BOSTON
577 Willie Mcloud Rd.
Taylorsville, NC 28681
executor
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NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION
ALEXANDER COUNTY
NORTH CAROLINA

    A general election will be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Alexander County to vote in the following contests: US House of Representatives District 5, NC State Senate  District 42, NC House of Representatives District 94, Alexander County Board of Commissioners, Alexander County Clerk of Superior Court, Alexander County Register of Deeds, Alexander County Sheriff, NC Supreme Court Associate Justice Seat 1, NC Court of Appeals Judge Seat 1, NC Court of Appeals Judge Seat 2, NC Court of Appeals Judge Seat 3, NC District Court Judge District 22A Seat 1, Alexander County Board of Education District 1, Alexander County Board of Education District 2, Alexander County Board of Education District 4, Alexander Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor.
Official explanations of constitutional amendments can be found at ncsbe.gov/Elections/2018-Election-Information or at the Alexander County Board of Elections office.
Polls will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on the day of the election, Tuesday, November 6.  One-stop early voting will be held at the Alexander County Board of Election, Bethlehem Community Fire/Rescue Department, and Former Energy United Building in Stony Point.   One-stop early voting will be open from Wednesday, October 17 until Saturday, November 3. All 3 sites will be open on weekdays 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. and Saturday November 3, 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. Canvass will be held in the Alexander County  Board of Elections office at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 16.
Absentee voting by mail is available. Requests for an absentee ballot must be made on an absentee request form (available on the State Board of Elections website, at the county board of elections office and where one-stop early voting is offered), and must be received in the Alexander County  Board of Elections office or any one-stop early voting site by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 30.  Absentee voting requires the voter to complete an application on the return envelope that must be witnessed by two qualified persons or a notary public. Completed absentee ballots must be returned to the Alexander County Board of Elections by 5:00 p.m. on Election Day (ballots received by mail after this time will be timely if received within three business days and postmarked by Election Day). Voters may receive assistance voting a mail-in absentee ballot from a qualified person of their choice. If the voter lives a facility such as a nursing home, and the voter’s near relative or legal guardian is not available, the voter or the facility can arrange to have the county board of elections schedule a visit by a Multipartisan Assistance Team to provide assistance and serve as witnesses.
All persons who are registered to vote with the Alexander County Board of Elections may vote in this election. Persons who are not already registered to vote in the county must register by Friday, October 12 to be eligible to vote in this election. Voters who are not registered in the county by that deadline may register and vote during one stop early voting only, and will be required to provide documentation of their identity and residence.  Voters who wish to change party affiliation or who have changed name or address must do so by the registration deadline.  Voters who fail to timely make a change in name or address in the county must update the information when presenting to vote, and may be required to vote a provisional ballot.
Voters voting in person are entitled to assistance by an election official, or, if assistance is needed due to disability or illiteracy, by a qualified person of their choice. Voting sites are accessible to all voters.  Curbside voting is available for voters who are not able to enter voting sites.
Persons with questions about registration, polling places, early voting, absentee ballots, a Multipartisan Assistance Team visit to a facility, or other election matters may call the Alexander County Board of Elections Office at 828-632-2990.

Nancy K. Sharpe, Chairman
Alexander County Board of Elections
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NOTICE
CHANGE OF ELECTION DAY POLLING PLACE

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to G.S. 163A-1045 (b) that on 28th day of August, 2018, the Alexander county Board of Elections unanimously adopted a resolution to permanently move the Bethlehem 1 precinct Election Day polling place from Bethlehem Elementary School to Shiloh Lutheran Church, located at 1011 Shiloh Church Road, Hickory NC.
This change becomes effective immediately. Thus on Election day, November 6, 2018, eligible voters in Bethlehem 1 precinct will cast their ballots at Shiloh Lutheran Church. The polls will be open at 6:30am and close at 7:30pm.
In addition to this notice, registered voters who reside in the Bethlehem 1 precinct will receive a notice from the Alexander county Board of Elections in the form of a voter verification card reflecting the new polling place information.
For additional information, please contact the Alexander County Board of Elections office at 828-632-2990.

Nancy K. Sharpe, Chairperson
Alexander County Board of Elections
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON REZONING CASE 18-5
ALEXANDER COUNTY, NC

    The public will hereby take notice that the Alexander County Planning and Zoning Commission has called a public hearing at 7:00pm on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at Taylorsville Town Hall Council Chambers to consider Rezoning Case 18-5.
This rezoning request is for 2 parcels of land owned by Janet Parkhurst and Donna White. The parcels are located on Hwy 127 N and Telephone Exchange Rd (Specifically PIN# 3716625998 and 3716623921) The owners are requesting the parcels be rezoned from RA-20 (Residential Agricultural) to H-C (Highway Commercial).
A copy of the proposed rezoning is on file with the Planning Department at 6125 NC Hwy 16 South, Taylorsville. All interested parties are encouraged to attend and public comments are welcomed.
The Town Hall Council Chambers are located at 67 Main Ave. Dr. Taylorsville.

Jon Pilkenton
Director of Planning and Development
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON REZONING CASE 18-4
ALEXANDER COUNTY, NC

    The public will hereby take notice that the Alexander County Board of Commissioners has called a public hearing at 6:00pm on Monday, October 1st, 2018, in the lower level conference room of the County Administration building to consider Rezoning Case 18-4.
This rezoning request is for property owned by Greg Kiziah and is located on Hwy 127 due South of Mexico Viejo. The owner is requesting rezoning of a portion of this property from H-C (Highway Commercial) to RA-20 (Residential Agricultural).
A copy of the proposed rezoning is on file with the Planning Department at 6125 NC Hwy 16 South, Taylorsville. All interested parties are encouraged to attend and public comments are welcomed.

Jon Pilkenton
Director of Planning and Development
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EXECUTRIX’S NOTICE

    Having qualified as Executrix of the estate of Bobby Lee Barnes, 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 19th day of December, 2018, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. Anyone indebted to same will please make immediate settlement.
This the 16th day of August, 2018.

DEANNA M. BARNES
139 Oakleaf Rd.
Harmony, NC 28634
executrix
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Public Hearing Notice

    This is to inform the public of the opportunity to attend a public hearing on the proposed FY20 Call for Projects, Federal Section 5310 Grant (Enhances Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program) application to be submitted to the North Carolina Department of Transportation no later than November 2, 2018, by the Alexander County Department of Social Services.  The public hearing will be held on October 1, 2018 at 6:00 pm at the Alexander County Commissioners Room located at CVCC/Alexander Center, 345 Industrial Blvd, Taylorsville NC 28681.  Alexander County will provide auxiliary aids and services under the ADA for disabled persons who wish to participate in the hearing.  Anyone requiring special services should contact Patricia Baker, DSS Director at 828-352-7675 as soon as possible so that arrangements can be made.
The goal of the Section 5310 program is to improve mobility for seniors and individuals with disabilities throughout the country, by removing barriers to transportation services and expanding the transportation mobility options available.  Toward this goal, FTA provides financial assistance for transportation services planned, designed and carried out to meet the special transportation needs of seniors and individuals with disabilities in all areas.  A senior is an individual who is 65 years of age or older and the term “disability” is defined in section 3(1) of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. 12102).
The Section 5310 Program provides grant funds for capital and operating expenses to recipients for:
*Public transportation projects planned, designed, and carried out to meet the special needs of seniors and individuals with disabilities;
*Public transportation projects that exceed the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 (42 U.S.C. 12101 et. seq.);
*Public transportation projects that improve access to fixed route service and decrease reliance on complementary para-transit; and
*Alternatives to public transportation projects that assist seniors and individuals with disabilities with transportation.
The period of performance for 5310 funds is July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  The FY2020 individual program totals are:

 Total Amount
$194,592
Federal Amount
$155,674
State Match
$19,459
Local Match
$19,459

    This application may be inspected at the Alexander County Department of Social Services located at 604 7th Street SW, Taylorsville NC  28681 from 9:00 am through 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday.  Written comments should be directed to Patricia Baker, Director, before October 1, 2018.

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Notice of Public Hearing
ALEXANDER COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
PROPOSED CONSTRUCTION OF INDUSTRIAL BUILDING

    The Alexander County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 6:00 pm on the 1st day of October 2018, in the commissioner’s meeting room at the Alexander Campus of Catawba Valley Community College located at 345 Industrial Boulevard in Taylorsville, NC 28681. The Board of Commissioners will conduct this public hearing in accordance with N.C.G.S. 158-7.1. The board will accept comments concerning the proposed appropriation of up to $2,250,000 from local government funds for the construction of a 50,000 sq. ft. speculative industrial facility to be sited in the Alexander Industrial Park, located on NC Hwy. 90 East, Taylorsville, NC. The proposed project will include design, required site development and building construction. All activities will be subject to a competitive bidding process. This speculative industrial facility is anticipated to result in the future creation of approximately 50 new jobs, paying above the county average weekly wage and accompanied by private investment of approximately $10 million. The future conveyance of this publicly owned speculative industrial facility to a private entity will be based on fair market value and average wages per N.C.G.S. 158-7.1(d). It is the current intent of the Alexander County Board of Commissioners to approve this appropriation at the conclusion of the public hearing. For more information, contact Economic Development Director David Icenhour by e-mail at dicenhour@alexandercountync.gov or by phone at 828-632-1161.

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ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE

Having qualified as Administrator of the estate of Susan Bentley Meade, 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 12th day of December, 2018, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. Anyone indebted to same will please make immediate settlement.
This the 5th day of September, 2018.

HENRY MEADE
2467 Blankenship Rd.
Taylorsville, NC 28681
administrator
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ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE

Having qualified as Administrator of the estate of Jessy Clark Bruce, 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 12th day of December, 2018, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. Anyone indebted to same will please make immediate settlement.
This the 11th day of September, 2018.

DAREN SCOTT BRUCE
471 Berea Ch. Quincy Rd.
Hiddenite, NC 28636
administrator
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NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NORTH CAROLINA, ALEXANDER COUNTY
18 SP 59

Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust executed by Matthew Lee Nichols and Ashley L. Nichols to W. Coffey, Trustee, for the benefit of CITIFINANCIAL SERVICES INC, dated October 9, 2008, recorded on October 14, 2008, in Deed Book 0525, Page 0424, Alexander County Registry, North Carolina, conveying the after-described property to secure a Note in the original principal amount of $21,301.51 as last transferred to Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB, as trustee of Stanwich Mortgage Loan Trust A by assignment recorded in Deed Book 604 , Page 2284, Alexander 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, having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by an instrument duly recorded in the Office of the Register of Deed of Alexander 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 Alexander County, North Carolina, on September 27. 2018, at 1:00 p.m., and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following described property, to wit:
ALL THAT CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND IN WITTENBURG TOWNSHIP ALEXANDER COUNTY, STATE OF NC, AS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED IN BOOK 518 PAGE 0845 ID# 0014993, BEING KNOWN AND DESIGNATED AS LOTS 1 AND 2 BLOCK B CEDAR WOODS ESTATES SUBDIVISION RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 32, AND ALSO DESCRIBED IN DEED BOOK 296, AT PAGE 778.
BEING THE SAME FEE SIMPLE PROPERTY CONVEYED BY GENERAL WARRANTY DEED FROM UMBARGER LAND AND FARM INC. BY O. PAUL UMBARGER, PRESIDENT TO MATTHEW LEE NICHOLS, DATED 03/10/2008 RECORDED ON 03/10/2008 IN BOOK 518, PAGE 0845 IKN ALEXANDER COUNTY RECORDS, STATE OF NC.
Said property is commonly known as 23 Mtn View Drive, Taylorsville, NC 28681.
Third party purchasers must pay the excise tax, pursuant to N.C.G.S. Section 105-228.30, in the amount of One Dollar ($1.00) per each Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00), or fractional part thereof, and the Clerk of Courts fee, pursuant to N.C.G.S. Section 7A-308, in the amount of Forty-Five Cents ($0.45) per each One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) or fractional part thereof up to a maximum amount of Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00). A deposit of five percent (5%) of the bid, or “Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, will be required at the time of the sale and must be in the form of certified funds. Following the expiration of the statutory upset bid period, all the remaining amounts will be 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 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, special assessments, land transfer taxes, if any, and encumbrances of record. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the current owner(s) of the property is/are Ashley Nichols and Matthew Nichols.
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to N.C.G.S. Section 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the Clerk if the 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 or after October 7, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of 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 no more than 90 days, after the sale date contained in the 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.

Goddard & Peterson, PLLC
3803 B Computer Drive
Suite 103
Raleigh, NC 27609
919-755-3400
Fax Number: 866-879-4905
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NOTICE OF SERVICE BY PROCESS BY PUBLICATION
IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE
DISTRICT COURT DIVISION
FILE NO. 18 CvD 384
NORTH CAROLINA
ALEXANDER COUNTY

    Alexander County, A Body Politic and Corporate vs. Unknown Heirs at Law of Marie M. Gwaltney, Unknown Heirs at Law of David Miller, Unknown Heirs at Law of Tom Milholland, a/k/a Nathan Thomas Milholen, Unknown Heirs at Law of Royd Milholland, a/k/a Edgar Rhoyd Milholen, Unknown Trustee of the Darwin L. Bell and Shirley C. Bell Revocable Living Trust, Unknown heirs at law of Rowena M. Steele, Unknown heirs at law of Meryl M. Patterson, Unknown Trustee of the Margaret Norton Testamentary Family Trust, Unknown Heirs at Law of Howard Cleve Miller, Kay M. Turner, Unknown Spouse of Kay M. Turner, Michael Cleve Miller, Unknown Spouse of Michael Cleve Miller, Sandy Howard Miller, Unknown Spouse of Sandy Howard Miller, Bank of America, National Association, Lienholder, Unknown Heirs at Law of Carolyn N.    Walker, Unknown Trustee of The Carolyn N. Walker Trust, Joyce N. Keever, Unknown Spouse of Joyce N. Keever, Howard Wayne Norton, Unknown Spouse of Howard Wayne Norton, Sidney N. Norton, Unknown Spouse of Sidney N. Norton, Unknown heirs at law of Blake Miller, Unknown heirs at law of Coite Miller, Unknown heirs at law of Darwin Bell, Unknown heirs at law of Mae Bell, Unknown heirs at law of Vera Millholland, Unknown heirs of Margaret M. Norton, Tommy Alan Norton, Trustee of the Norton Family Revocable Living Trust, Teresa Wright Harrington, Trustee of the Norton Family Revocable Living Trust
TO: Unknown Heirs at Law of Marie M. Gwaltney, Unknown Heirs at Law of David Miller, Unknown Heirs at Law of Tom Milholland, a/k/a Nathan Thomas Milholen, Unknown Heirs at Law of Royd Milholland, a/k/a Edgar Rhoyd Milholen, Unknown Trustee of the Darwin L. Bell and Shirley C. Bell Revocable Living Trust, Unknown heirs at law of Rowena M. Steele, Unknown heirs at law of Meryl M. Patterson, Unknown Trustee of the Margaret Norton Testamentary Family Trust, Unknown Heirs at Law of Howard Cleve Miller, Kay M. Turner, Unknown Spouse of Kay M. Turner, Michael Cleve Miller, Unknown Spouse of Michael Cleve Miller, Sandy Howard Miller, Unknown Spouse of Sandy Howard Miller, Bank of America, National Association, Lienholder, Unknown Heirs at Law of Carolyn N. Walker, Unknown Trustee of The Carolyn N. Walker Trust, Joyce N. Keever, Unknown Spouse of Joyce N. Keever, Howard Wayne Norton, Unknown Spouse of Howard Wayne Norton, Sidney N. Norton, Unknown Spouse of Sidney N. Norton, Unknown heirs at law of Blake Miller, Unknown heirs at law of Coite Miller, Unknown heirs at law of Darwin Bell, Unknown heirs at law of Mae Bell, Unknown heirs at law of Vera Millholland, Unknown heirs of Margaret M. Norton, Tommy Alan Norton, Trustee of the Norton Family Revocable Living Trust, Teresa Wright Harrington, Trustee of the Norton Family Revocable Living Trust
Take notice that a pleading seeking relief against you has been filed in the above-entitled action. The nature of the relief being sought is as follows:
Foreclosure sale to satisfy unpaid property taxes owing to Alexander County on your interest in the property described as follows:
Beginning on a white oak bush on Hudson’s line and runs North fifty-five poles to a pile of rocks known as the black jack tree corner; thence West fifty one and one fourth poles said Rufty’s Corner; thence South fifty five poles James Kennedy line; Thence East fifty one and one fourth poles to the beginning containing Seventeen and one half acres more or less.
LESS AND EXCEPT all of those parcels of land described by deeds recorded in Book 39, Page 229; Book 46, Page 108; and Book 47, Page 473, Alexander County Registry, to which references are made for more perfect descriptions.
The remaining parcel being Lot 5, approximately 1.83 acres, as shown on the plat of The Miller Property as recorded in Map Book 1, Page 75.
Also being identified as Parcel ID# 0013560, Alexander County Tax Office. Address: NC Highway 90 E and McClain Road
Plaintiff seeks to extinguish any and all claims and interests that you may have in the property, to have a commissioner appointed to sell the Property and to deliver to the purchaser a deed to said real estate in fee simple, free and clear of all encumbrances, and that the interests and equities of redemption of the Defendants in the property be forever barred and foreclosed.
You are required to make defense to such pleading not later than October 16, 2018 and upon your failure to do so the party seeking service against you will apply to the court for the relief sought.
This day of August 28, 2018.

Richard J. Kania
Attorney for Plaintiff
600-A Centrepark Drive
Asheville, NC 28805
(828) 252-8010
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EXECUTOR’S NOTICE

    Having qualified as Executor of the estate of Josephine Alexander Foster, 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 5th day of December, 2018, 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, 2018.

RICHARD H. FOSTER, II
458 Circle Dr. East
Boone, NC 28607
executor
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