Courier Legals 1-2-19


CASE NO. 2018-CP-39-00860

BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of Branch Banking and Trust Company against Charles H. Nichols and Ann S. Nichols, I, the Special Referee for Pickens County, will sell on Monday, January 7, 2019, at 11:00 o’clock a.m., at the Pickens County Courthouse, Pickens, South Carolina, to the highest bidder:

All those certain pieces, parcels or lots of land, lying and being situate in the County of Pickens, State of South Carolina, designated as Tract A, containing 1.19 acres and Tract B, containing 1.26 acres as shown on a plat prepared for Charles H. Nichols by John F. Tinsley, P.L.S., dated December 12, 2011 and recorded in the Office of the ROD for Pickens County in Book 596 at Page 336 on December 16, 2011. Said plat is incorporated herein by reference for a more complete and accurate description.

This being the same property conveyed to Charles H. Nichols by deed of W. Brinkley Melvin dated December 22, 2011 and recorded in the Office of the ROD for Pickens County in Book 1462 at Page 241 on June 26, 2012.

TMS Nos: 4175-02-87-6062 (Tract A)

4175-02-87-4013 (Tract B)

Lots A & B Sliding Rock Road

Pickens, South Carolina 29630

TERMS OF SALE: The successful bidder, other than the plaintiff, will deposit with the Special Referee for Pickens County at conclusion of the bidding, five percent (5%) of the bid, in cash or equivalent, as evidence of good faith, same to be applied to the purchase price in case of compliance, but to be forfeited and applied first to costs and then to plaintiff’s debt in the case of non-compliance. If the Plaintiff’s representative is not in attendance at the scheduled time of the sale, the sale shall be canceled and the property sold on some subsequent sales day after due advertisement. Should the last and highest bidder fail or refuse to make the required deposit at time of bid or comply with the other terms of the bid within thirty (30) days, the deposit shall be forfeited and the Special Referee for Pickens County may re-sell the property on the same terms and conditions on some subsequent Sales Day (at the risk of the said highest bidder). As a deficiency judgment is being waived, the bidding will not remain open thirty days after the date of sale. Purchaser shall pay for preparation of deed, documentary stamps on the deed, and recording of the deed. The successful bidder will be required to pay interest on the amount of the bid from date of sale to date of compliance with the bid at the rate of 7.65% per annum. The sale shall be subject to assessments, Pickens County taxes, easements, easements and restrictions of record, and other senior encumbrances.

s/Benjamin E. Grimsley

S.C. Bar No. 70335

Grimsley Law Firm, LLC

Attorney for the Plaintiff

PO Box 11682

Columbia, SC 29211


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