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September 29, 2022

LEGAL NOTICES

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STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA
FILE NO: 22 E 306
COUNTY OF ALEXANDER
IN RE: Arthur Claude Richey
NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Having qualified as Administrator CTA of the Estate of Arthur Claude Richey, deceased, late of Alexander County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the estate of said deceased to present them to the undersigned on or before the 28th day of December, 2022, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery.
All persons indebted to said estate, please make immediate payment.
This the 28th day of September, 2022.

Roxanne Richey Franklin
Dianne Richey Green
Administrator CTA
c/o Joseph C. Delk, III
Post Office Box 1346
Lenoir, North Carolina 28645
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EXECUTOR’S NOTICE

Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Diane L. Hamilton, deceased, late of Alexander County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against said estate to present them to the undersigned on or before the 28th day of December 2022, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. Anyone indebted to same will please make immediate settlement.
This the 26th day of September, 2022.

FRANKIE HAMILTON
1067 NC HWY 16 N
Taylorsville, NC 28681
executor
oct19-22p

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ESTATE-NOTICE TO CREDITORS

The undersigned, having qualified as Administrator of the Estate of RICHARD KELLEY DOWNEY, II, deceased of Alexander County, North Carolina, File No. 22 E 199, does hereby notify all persons or entities having claims against this estate to present said claim to the undersigned Personal Representative at the address shown below on or before December 27, 2022, or this Notice will be pled in bar of recovery. All persons or entities indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned at the address below.
This notice given the 28th day of September, 2022.

Jyll P. Downey
2481 Elk Shoals Church Loop
Stony Point, NC 28678
ATTORNEY:
L. Ragan Dudley
The Dudley Law Firm
116 Morlake Drive
Suite 103
Mooresville, NC 28117
(704) 929-9304
notice
oct19-22c

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EXECUTOR’S NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Patricia Carpenter Hinely a/k/a Patricia Jones Hinely (f/k/a Patricia Ann Jones Carpenter), deceased, late of Alexander County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the estate of said decedent to present them to the undersigned at 495 River Haven Drive, Taylorsville, NC 28681, on or before the 6th day of January 2023, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms and corporations indebted to said estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned.
This the 28th day of September 2022.
Ricky Walton Carpenter, Executor of the Estate of Patricia Carpenter Hinely a/k/a Patricia Jones Hinely (f/k/a Patricia Ann Jones Carpenter)

Patrick, Harper & Dixon L.L.P.
P. O. Box 218
Hickory, NC 28603
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oct19-22c

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EXECUTOR’S NOTICE

Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Paula Cooke Hammer, deceased, late of Alexander County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against said estate to present them to the undersigned on or before the 28th day of December 2022, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. Anyone indebted to same will please make immediate settlement.
This the 26th day of September, 2022.

AMY L. HAMMER-SCRONCE
4178 Plateau Road
Newton, NC 28658
executor
oct19-22p

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ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE

Having qualified as Administrator of the Estate of William Millard Hodges, deceased, late of Alexander County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against said estate to present them to the undersigned on or before the 28th day of December 2022, 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 September, 2022.

PAMELA WEST
175 Alexander Heritage Dr.
Hickory, NC 28601
administrator
oct19-22p

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Alda Deane Price, c/o Caryn Lee Brzykcy, Attorney at Law, having qualified as Administratrix of the Estate of Lindsay Kevin Price, deceased, late of Alexander County, North Carolina, notifies all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the estate to present such claims to the undersigned at Post Office Box 400, Taylorsville, NC 28681, on or before the day of December 21, 2022, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to the estate will please make immediate payment.
This the 19th day of September, 2022.

ALDA DEANE PRICE
c/o Caryn Lee Brzykcy, Attorney
70 East Main Avenue
Post Office Box 400
Taylorsville, NC 28681-0400
(828) 632-4264
administratrix
oct12-2022p

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NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION
ALEXANDER COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA

The statewide general election will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2022.
Polls will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Election Day.
One-stop early voting will be held at the following locations from Thursday, October 20, 2022, to Saturday, November 5, 2022:
• Alexander Senior Center , 730 7th street SW, Taylorsville
• Bethlehem Community Fire & Rescue , 7373 NC Hwy 127, Taylorsville
• Hiddenite Fire Department , 4975 NC Hwy 90 East, Hiddenite
All three sites will be open 12 weekdays 8:00am until 7:30pm and 2 Saturdays October 29 and November 5 8:00am until 3:00pm.
Absentee ballots will be mailed to voters who have requested them beginning September 9, 2022. A voter can fill out an absentee ballot request at votebymail.ncsbe.gov, or by filling out a request form provided by the board of elections. The request must be received through the website or by the Alexander County Board of Elections by 5 p.m. November 1, 2022.
In the general election, voters will select candidates for U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives, N.C. General Assembly, state and local judges, district attorney, and county offices.
The voter registration deadline for this election is 5 p.m. Friday, October 14, 2022. Eligible individuals who are not registered in Alexander County by that deadline may register and vote at any early voting site during the early voting period. New registrants will be required to provide documentation of their residence.
Questions? Call the Alexander County Board of Elections Office at 828-632-2990 or send an email to elections@alexandercountync.gov

Ray Warren, Chairman Alexander County
Board of Elections
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oct12-22c

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NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
22 SP 64

Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made by Robert Craft and Laura Craft (PRESENT RECORD OWNER(S): Robert Craft) to Alan G. Carpenter, P.A., Trustee(s), dated September 25, 2015, and recorded in Book No. 585, at Page 1120 in Alexander County Registry, North Carolina, default having been made in the payment of the promissory note secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by an instrument duly recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds 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 Taylorsville, Alexander County, North Carolina, or the customary location designated for foreclosure sales, at 1:30 PM on October 7, 2022 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following real estate situated in Taylorsville in the County of Alexander, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows:
BEING ALL of Lot Nos. 109-116, inclusive, in Block D of the GREENLEA NORTH SUBDIVISION, as the same is platted, planned and recorded in Plat Book 3, page 32, Alexander County Registry. Together with improvements located thereon; said property being located at 186 Bowman Court, Taylorsville, North Carolina.
Parcel ID: 0003223
PIN: 3725291539
Property address: 186 Bowman Court, Taylorsville, NC 28681
Trustee may, in the Trustee’s sole discretion, delay the sale for up to one hour as provided in N.C.G.S. §45-21.23.
Should the property be purchased by a third party, that party must pay the excise tax, as well as the court costs of Forty-Five Cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by N.C.G.S. §7A-308(a)(1).
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/security agreement, or both, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either the 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 condition are expressly disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold subject to all taxes, special assessments, and prior liens or prior encumbrances of record and any recorded releases. Said property is also being sold subject to applicable Federal and State laws.
A deposit of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, 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.
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 its sole discretion, if it believes 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.
Additional Notice for Residential Property with Less than 15 rental units, including Single-Family Residential Real Property
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 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 foreclosure 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 not more than 90 days, after the sale date contained in this 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.

SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE SERVICES, INC.
SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE
c/o Hutchens Law Firm
P.O. Box 1028
4317 Ramsey Street
Fayetteville, North Carolina 28311
Phone No: (910) 864-3068
https://sales.hutchenslawfirm.com
Firm Case No: 9091 – 35793
notice
sep28-22c

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NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
22 SP 74

Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made by Russell P. Woodall and Wanda L. Kozee (Deceased) (PRESENT RECORD OWNER(S): Russell P. Woodall and Wanda L. Kozee) to Kellam & Pettit, Trustee(s), dated July 23, 2010, and recorded in Book No. 0541, at Page 2362 in Alexander County Registry, North Carolina, default having been made in the payment of the promissory note secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by an instrument duly recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds 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 Taylorsville, Alexander County, North Carolina, or the customary location designated for foreclosure sales, at 1:30 PM on October 7, 2022 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following real estate situated in Stony Point in the County of Alexander, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows:
The following described property:
All that certain lot or parcel of land situated in Gwaltneys Township, Alexander County, North Carolina and more particularly described as follows:
Beginning on an iron stake located in the line of R.O. Martin, said stake being a corner of Raymond Loudermilt, and running South 13 degrees 31 minutes 20 seconds West 429 feet to the R.G. Martin Line to an old iron stake; thence North 49 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds West 336.75 feet with the fence in R.G. Martin line to an iron stake; thence North 7 degrees 40 minutes 10 seconds West 148.41 feet to an iron stake; thence North 66 degrees 23 minutes 45 seconds West 212.64 feet to a point in the pavement of SR 1474; thence North 85 degrees 31 minutes 30 seconds East 141.47 feet to a railroad spike in the center of SR 1474; thence North 72 degrees 4 minutes 40 seconds East 157.93 feet to a railroad spike in the center of SR 1474; thence South 36 degrees 11 minutes 10 seconds East 70.50 feet to an iron stake; thence South 80 degrees 40 minutes 40 seconds East 239.35 feet to the point and place of beginning, containing 2.9 acres according to survey of Carl D. Bunton, Registered Land Surveyor, for Mary Martin and Patsy Ann M. Bowles dated November 20, 1987 and revised April 18, 1988. Together with improvements located thereon; said property being located at 852 Hill Farm Road, Stony Point, North Carolina.
Assessor’s Parcel No: 0011180
Trustee may, in the Trustee’s sole discretion, delay the sale for up to one hour as provided in N.C.G.S. §45-21.23.
Should the property be purchased by a third party, that party must pay the excise tax, as well as the court costs of Forty-Five Cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by N.C.G.S. §7A-308(a)(1).
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/security agreement, or both, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either the 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 condition are expressly disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold subject to all taxes, special assessments, and prior liens or prior encumbrances of record and any recorded releases. Said property is also being sold subject to applicable Federal and State laws.
A deposit of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, 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.
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 its sole discretion, if it believes 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.
Additional Notice for Residential Property with Less than 15 rental units, including Single-Family Residential Real Property
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 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 foreclosure 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 not more than 90 days, after the sale date contained in this 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.

SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE SERVICES, INC.
SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE
c/o Hutchens Law Firm
P.O. Box 1028
4317 Ramsey Street
Fayetteville, North Carolina 28311
Phone No: (910) 864-3068
https://sales.hutchenslawfirm.com
Firm Case No: 8170 – 31499
notice
sept28-22c

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NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
22 SP 75

Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made by Douglas Racine and Sonya Racine (PRESENT RECORD OWNER(S): Douglas Racine and Sonya Racine) to The Law Firm of Hutchens, Senter & Britton, P.A., Trustee(s), dated May 3, 2019, and recorded in Book No. 616, at Page 1985 in Alexander County Registry, North Carolina. The Deed of Trust was modified by the following: A Loan Modification recorded on November 18, 2021, in Book No. 646, at Page 1303, default having been made in the payment of the promissory note secured by the said Deed of Trust and the undersigned, Substitute Trustee Services, Inc. having been substituted as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by an instrument duly recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds 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 Taylorsville, Alexander County, North Carolina, or the customary location designated for foreclosure sales, at 1:30 PM on October 7, 2022 and will sell to the highest bidder for cash the following real estate situated in Taylorsville in the County of Alexander, North Carolina, and being more particularly described as follows:
BEING ALL OF Tract 3 of the David C. Barnes Estate set forth in plat recorded in Plat Book 5 at Page 69 of the Alexander County Registry, to which reference is hereby made for greater certainty of description by metes and bounds. Together with improvements located thereon; said property being located at 4252 All Healing Springs Road, Taylorsville, North Carolina.
THERE IS ALSO CONVEYED HEREWITH a 2002 Schultz doublewide manufactured home, Serial No. HOGA20K03547AB, which has been permanently affixed to the hereinabove described real estate, and a Declaration of Intent is recorded in Book 613 at Page 2390 of the Alexander County Registry.
FOR BACK TITLE see deed recorded in Book 613 at Page 2393 of the Alexander County Registry, this being the same property conveyed therein. For further back title, see deeds recorded in Book 538 at Page 2364 and Book 362 at Page 348 of the Alexander County Registry.
Trustee may, in the Trustee’s sole discretion, delay the sale for up to one hour as provided in N.C.G.S. §45-21.23.
Should the property be purchased by a third party, that party must pay the excise tax, as well as the court costs of Forty-Five Cents ($0.45) per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) required by N.C.G.S. §7A-308(a)(1).
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/security agreement, or both, being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of either the 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 condition are expressly disclaimed. Also, this property is being sold subject to all taxes, special assessments, and prior liens or prior encumbrances of record and any recorded releases. Said property is also being sold subject to applicable Federal and State laws.
A deposit of five percent (5%) of the purchase price, 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.
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 its sole discretion, if it believes 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.
Additional Notice for Residential Property with Less than 15 rental units, including Single-Family
Residential Real Property
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 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 foreclosure 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 not more than 90 days, after the sale date contained in this 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.

SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE SERVICES, INC.
SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE
c/o Hutchens Law Firm
P.O. Box 1028
4317 Ramsey Street
Fayetteville, North Carolina 28311
Phone No: (910) 864-3068
https://sales.hutchenslawfirm.com
Firm Case No: 10076 – 41123
notice
sept28-22c

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ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE

Having qualified as Administrator of the Estate of Johnny Howard Norris, deceased, late of Alexander County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against said estate to present them to the undersigned on or before the 16th day of December 2022, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. Anyone indebted to same will please make immediate settlement.
This the 12th day of September, 2022.

CHERI L KLAVER
310 Earl Icenhour Lane
Taylorsville, NC 28681
administrator
oct5-22p

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ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE

Having qualified as Administrator of the Estate of Glenna Faye Lafferty, deceased, late of Alexander County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against said estate to present them to the undersigned on or before the 8th day of December 2022, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. Anyone indebted to same will please make immediate settlement.
This the 6th day of September, 2022.

GLENNA V PARKS
140 Woodfield Dr.
Taylorsville, NC 28681
administrator
sep28-22p

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