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Courier Legals 12-16-15






Case No. 2015-DR-39-462

Candice Gillespie and Steven McCullough, Plaintiffs, vs. Patricia Dianne Tyras, Luiz Bernado Diaz, and Jose Guzman-Rangel a/k/a Jose Refugio Guzman-Rangel, Defendants.


YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED and required to answer the complaint herein, a copy of which is herewith served upon you, and to serve a copy of your answer to this complaint upon the subscriber, at the address shown below, within thirty (30) days after service hereof, exclusive of the day of such service, and if you fail to answer the complaint, judgment by default will be rendered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint.


Brian K. James (11215)

Attorney for the Plaintiffs

P.O. Box 93

Easley, SC 29641

Tel. 864.859.5918

Fax. 864.859.8848

Easley, SC

May 14, 2015

Dec. 9, 16, 23



Wills of the following decedents have been delivered to me and filed.

No proceedings for the probate of said Wills have begun.

Carrie Lee Lewis filed March 2, 2015

Linda Ann McMahan

Medlin filed March 5, 2015

Dorothy L. Wheat Spitzer filed March 5, 2015

Mary E. Garrison Taylor filed March 10, 2015

Arthur Cleveland Roberts filed March 11, 2015

William Spencer Evans filed March 18, 2015

Jerry Marie

Boone Spearman filed March 27, 2015

Hazel Christa

Knudson Durkin filed March 27, 2015

Richard S. Thomas, Sr. filed March 30, 2015

Mary Stuart Hatch Taylor filed April 2, 2015

Emily Ophelia

Finley Parsons filed April 2, 2015

Margaret Harris Pierce filed April 7, 2015

Joyce Christine Downes filed April 9, 2015

Mary Roberta Cater Hall filed April 10, 2015

Albert Griggs Boone filed April 16, 2015

Dorothea Drane Fowler filed April 17, 2015

Vivian Geneva

Duncan Gilliland filed April 20, 2015

Buddy Ball filed April 22, 2015

Irene Lewis Brezeale filed April 24, 2015

Modena Louise

Sloan Fennell filed April 29, 2015

David Weston Hiott filed May 4, 2015

Hazel Virginia

Crumpton Coggins filed May 6, 2015

Tressa E. Williford filed May 7, 2015

Catherine Elizabeth

Chadwick Fletcher filed May 18, 2015

Benjamin Tillman Williams filed May 18, 2015

Johnny Douglas Rollins filed May 21, 2015

Richard Elroy Haradon filed May 21, 2015

Joyce Ann Turner Daves filed May 22, 2015

Margaret Buchanan Moore filed May 26, 2015

Bobbie Jean Stephens filed May 28, 2015

William E. Hayes, Sr. filed May 29, 2015

Mary Jo McGuire Wilson filed June 1, 2015

Mildred Aileen

Raines James filed June 9, 2015

Wynell Hamlin Whitlock filed June 9, 2015

Frances Elizabeth

Gunby Hodges filed June 9, 2015

Joyce Ginsbach Aafedt filed June 11, 2015

Elizabeth Fraysse

Guess Harleston filed June 11, 2015

Sadie Canup Atkinson filed June 12, 2015

Leroy Connor Cox filed June 15, 2015

Ruth Helen Corbin filed June 17, 2015

Larry M. Stone filed June 22, 2015

Effie Lee Masters filed June 26, 2015

Arlon Gray Hottinger filed June 29, 2015

Marcelle Wilson

King Gustavel filed July 6, 2015

Ronald Lee Estridge filed July 7, 2015

Myrtice Darlene

Bowers Clements filed July 15, 2015

Marabee Jeanne Seifert filed July 20, 2015

Frances G. Watson filed July 22, 2015

Alene Luker Teague filed Aug. 4, 2015

Dolreze Martin Howard filed Aug. 6, 2015

Norma Jean Hall filed Aug. 11, 2015

Michael Edward Carman filed Aug. 13, 2015

Roosevelt Charles Moon filed Aug. 17, 2015

Marie Smith Porter filed Aug. 18, 2015

Florence Glass Sage filed Aug. 19, 2015

Elizabeth Porter Seefeld filed Aug. 20, 2015

James Henry Welborn filed Aug. 25, 2015

Magdalene Pace Hayes filed Aug. 28, 2015

John Lee Hinkle filed Aug.28, 2015




Dec. 9, 16, 23






CASE #2015-CP-39-00712


YOU WILL PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that pursuant to an Order of Kenneth D. Acker, Special Referee for Pickens County, issued in the above captioned case, the Special Referee for Pickens County will sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash at or before the Courthouse in Pickens, South Carolina, at 11:00 o’clock a.m., Sales Day in January, the same beingJanuary 4, 2016, the following described tract of land located in Pickens County, South Carolina:

“ALL that certain piece, parcel or lot of land, with the improvements thereon, situate, lying and being in the State of South Carolina, County of Pickens, in the Woodside Mills Village Plant No. 2 in the Town of Liberty; and being more particularly described as Lot No. 1, as shown on a plat entitled “A Subdivision of Woodside Mills, Liberty Plant No. 2, Liberty, S.C.”, made by Piedmont Engineering Service, Greenville, S.C., December, 1951, and recorded in the Office of the Clerk of Court (now Register of Deeds) for Pickens County, S.C., in Plat Book 1920, at Page 138. According to said plat, the within described lot is also known as No. 309 Maplecroft Street, and fronts thereon 89.3 feet.”

Pickens County Parcel #4087-12-95-1807/Property Address: 309 Maplecroft Street, Liberty, SC 29657

This being the identical property conveyed unto Richard McCullough and Casey McCullough by deed of Estate of Deanie S. Crowe by Personal Representative, William Jack Crowe, dated August 30, 2013, and recorded August 30, 2013, in Deed Book 1549 at Page 240, Pickens County records.

The terms shall be for cash and the purchaser, or purchasers, shall pay for the deed and stamps. In the event the agent of Plaintiff does not appear at the time of sale, the within property shall be automatically withdrawn from sale and sold at the next available sales date upon the same terms and conditions as set forth in the Decree. The bidding will not remain open after the date of sale, but compliance with the bid may be made immediately. The successful bidder shall deposit with the Special Refereea certified check or cash in the amount of five (5%) percent of the bid as evidence of good faith. In the event the purchaser fails or refuses to comply with the terms of the sale within twenty (20) days from the date of sale, the deposit shall be forfeited and applied first to the costs and expenses of this action including fee for the Plaintiff’s attorney. Next, any surplus will be held pending further Order of the Court. I shall then re-advertise and re-sell the property upon the same terms on a subsequent Sales Day at the risk of the former purchaser until obtaining full compliance with a sale. The successful bidder other than the Plaintiff will pay interest on the amount of the bid from the date of sale to the date of compliance at the rate of $7.58a day.

The sale shall be subject to taxes and assessments, to existing easements and restrictions, and to any other senior encumbrances.


Kenneth D. Acker

Special Referee,

Pickens County

December 10, 2015

Pickens, South Carolina

Dec. 16, 23, 30







DATE OF BIRTH: 04/13/1920

DATE 0F DEATH: 04/22/2005




REASON FOR PETITION: To establish the heirs of the deceased dated on date of death.


Date: January 12, 2016

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Place: Probate Court

222 McDaniel Avenue

Pickens, SC 2967l

PURPOSE: Hearing upon the Petition of BEITY ANN NEWTON in the Estate of


DESCRIPTION 0F PLEADING: Petition for Determination of Heirs under South Carolina Code of Laws, I976, as amended.

A full copy of the Summons and Petition is available from the undersigned attorney. If you do not appear at the hearing or file and Answer, the relief requested will be granted.

Executed this 23, day of November, 2015


Kenneth D. Acker

P.O. Box 9

Pickens, SC 29671

(864) 878-1184

Dec. 16, 23, 30




Notice is hereby given thatJOHNSON ENTERPRISES, INC.,a South Carolina corporation, is being dissolved voluntarily by resolutions of the Board of Directors and Shareholders and that Articles of Dissolution have been filed with the Secretary of State of South Carolina, pursuant to Section 33-14-101, etseq., of the South Carolina Code of Laws (1976), as amended. A claim against the Corporation is barred unless a proceeding to enforce the claim is commenced within five years after the publication of this notice. This notice is being given pursuant to the requirements of Section 33-14-107 of the South Carolina Code of Laws (1976) and does not constitute a waiver of any defense which the Corporation has or may have to any claim, including and without limitation, a defense based on any statute of limitation. Claims should indicate the name of the claimant, the address of the claimant, the amount of the claim and a description of the claim. Claims against the Corporation should be mailed to 213 Strawberry Lane, Clemson, South Carolina 29631.

Dec. 16



Courier Notice to Creditors 12-16-15

The publisher shall only be liable for an amount less than or equal to the charge for the space of the item in error in the case of errors in or omissions from any advertisement, and only for the first incorrect insertion.


All persons having claims against the following estates MUST file their claims on Form #371ES with the Probate Court of PICKENS COUNTY, the address of which is 222 MCDANIEL AVE., B-16 PICKENS, SC 29671, within eight (8) months after the date of the first publication of this Notice to Creditors or within one (1) year from date of death, whichever is earlier (SCPC 62-3-801, et seq.), or such persons shall be forever barred as to their claims. All claims are required to be presented in written statements on the prescribed form (FORM #371ES) indicating the name and address of the claimant, the basis of the claim, the amount claimed, the date when the claim will become due, the nature of any uncertainty as to the claim, and a description of any security as to the claim.

Estate: David William Shove, Sr.

Date of Death: 10/28/2015

Case Number: 2015ES3900751

Personal Representative: Hildegard Shove

Address: 259 Willow Spring Road

Six Mile, SC 29682

Dec. 2, 9, 16

Estate: Monroe Revis, Jr.

Date of Death: 08/23/2015

Case Number: 2015ES3900609

Personal Representative: Juanita Revis

Address: P.O. Box 226

Norris, SC 29667

Dec. 2, 9, 16

Estate: Mae Evelyn Brown

Date of Death: 07/15/2015

Case Number: 2015ES3900750

Personal Representative: Tony Lee Brown

Address: 532 Pope Field Road

Easley, SC 29642

Attorney: James M. Robinson

Address: P.O. Box 738

Easley, SC 29641

Dec. 2, 9, 16

Estate: Thelma Jean Whitney

Date of Death: 10/26/2015

Case Number: 2015ES3900766

Personal Representative: Cindy J. Miller

Address: 115 Madison Bridge Rd.

Piedmont, SC 29673

Attorney: James E. Sterling

Address: Post Office Box 1207

Easley, SC 29641

Dec. 9, 16, 23

Estate: Marilyn Dianne James Bruce

Date of Death: 10/21/2015

Case Number: 2015ES3900759

Personal Representative: Maggie D. Owens Ballew

Address: 134 Miller Kids Dr.

Pickens, SC 29671

Attorney: R. Murray Hughes

Address: P.O. Box 1389

Pickens, SC 29671

Dec. 9, 16, 23

Estate: Carolene Elizabeth Lewis Marchbanks

Date of Death: 04/30/2015

Case Number: 2015ES3900771

Personal Representative: D. Ken Whitener

Address: 133 Old Greenville Hwy., Ste. 201

Clemson, SC 29631

Attorney: R. Murray Hughes

Address: P.O. Box 1389

Pickens, SC 29671

Dec. 9, 16, 23

Estate: Phillip Chad Crenshaw

Date of Death: 10/08/2015

Case Number: 2015ES3900765

Personal Representative:

Melanie Faye Crenshaw

Address: 128 Bovine Lane

Easley, SC 29640

Attorney: R. Scott Dover

Address: Post Office Box 462

Pickens, SC 29671

Dec. 9, 16, 23

Estate: Grady Frank Kelley

Date of Death: 11/18/2015

Case Number: 2015ES3900779

Personal Representative: Joel Dean Kelley

Address: 75 East Boling Rd.

Jasper, GA 30143

Attorney: R. Murray Hughes

Address: P.O. Box 1389

Pickens, SC 29671

Dec. 16, 23, 30

Estate: James Charles Galbreath

Date of Death: 10/05/2015

Case Number: 2015ES3900782

Personal Representative:

Jamie Lynn Galbreath Hudson

Address: 901 Shackleburg Rd.

Anderson, SC 29621

Dec. 16, 23, 30


Courier Trespass Notices 12-16-15

In the state of South Carolina, trespass after notice is a misdemeanor criminal offense prohibited by section 16-11-620 for the South Carolina Code.

Those who enter upon the lands of others without the permission of the owner or manager shall be deemed guilty of misdemeanor trespassing.

All persons are hereby notified and warned not to hunt, fish, cut timber or trespass in any manner whatsoever upon the lands of the undersigned:

Peggy Noblett Dec. 2015

James Dan Winchester and Avenelle S. Winchester Dec. 2015

Dana and Donna Wolfe Dec. 2015

Betty McGrew Hill Jan. 2016

Jessica Anderson Faus Jan. 2016

Barry and Rhonda Herd Feb. 2016

Harold Caddell Feb. 2016

Pamela Wilson Feb. 2016

Danny McCall March 2016

L.C. Russell March 2016

Joshua Daughety and Sue Mittelstadt March 2016

Jim D. Kelly April 2016

The Echo Valley Land Trust June 2016

Frank M. and Marie M. Crane June 2016

Jimmy McGrew June 2016

Dwight C. and Thelma P. Thrift June 2016

Melvin Lamar and Catherine Gilstrap July 2016

Artistic Builders Inc. July 2016

Larry Gibson July 2016

Greg M. Cadell and Mary E. Caddell. July 2016

John F. Hendricks July 2016

Doris and Waymon Aikens July 2016

Cecil and Ruby Reid Aug. 2016

Jerry Galbreath Aug. 2016

Glenn and Carolyn Sellers Oct. 2016

Carl W. Porter Nov. 2016

Charles M. Smith Dec. 2016

Dolly Morris Dec. 2016

John T. M. Tompkins Dec. 2016

Sarah Rampy Jan. 2017

Tredwell and Erica Zeigler Feb. 2017

Edward and Evinne Elrod July 2017

Randy and Lynn Griffin Aug. 2017

Jeffery D. and Sandra Couch Aug. 2017


Courier Classifieds 12-16-15


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Help Wanted

Aides Needed: Looking for loving, caring dependable people to care for clients in their home. Must be able to pass background check and drug test. Contact Susan or Sandy at 864-859-1949 for more info. TFC


SPECIAL OPS U.S. Navy. Elite training. Daring missions. Generous pay/benefits. HS grads ages 17-30. Do you have what it takes? Call Mon-Fri 800-662-7419. SW


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Join our Team! Guaranteed pay for Class A CDL Flatbed Drivers. Regional and OTR. Great pay /benefits /401k match. CALL TODAY 864.299.9645 SW


ADVERTISE YOUR DRIVER JOBS in 107 S.C. newspapers for only $375. Your 25-word classified ad will reach more than 2.3 million readers. Call Alanna Ritchie at the S.C. Newspaper Network, 1-888-727-7377. SW


COLONIAL LIFE is seeking B2B sales reps. Commissions average $56K+/yr. Training & leads. Sales experience required, LA&H license preferred. Call Jennifer at 843-323-6015 or email SW


For Sale

KILL ROACHES NOW w/ HARRIS ROACH KILLERS : Odorless, non-staining formulasRID YOUR HOME OF ROACHES for up to one year. Available at: Tri Star Imports 12087 Wells Highway. Ph: 885-9556. 12/16, 23, 30 1/6


FOR SALE: Re-ground asphalt 20 tons $400 call 878-9502. TFC


FOR SALE: Hillcrest Cemetery lots in Premier garden $2000 OBO. Serious inquiries only call 864-477-8157 leave message. 12/9, 12/16


AT&T U-Verse Internet starting at $15/month or TV & Internet starting at $49/month for 12 months with 1-year agreement. Call 1-800-618-2630 to learn more. SW


DISH TV Starting at $19.99/month (for 12 mos.) SAVE! Regular Price $34.99 Call Today and Ask About FREE SAME DAY Installation! CALL Now! 844-250-6595. SW


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JC & Family Landscaping: Tree-trimming, landscape maintenance, irrigation, free quotes. 15 years experience! Contact (864)207-6046 Joey Ward/ owner. SW


ADVERTISE YOUR AUCTION in 107 S.C. newspapers for only $375. Your 25-word classified ad will reach more than 2.3 million readers. Call Alanna Ritchie at the S.C. Newspaper Network, 1-888-727-7377. SW



WANTED: Round bales of horse hay. Coastal, Bermuda, Wheat or mixes of those only. Six Mile. Call: 803-622-2221 or 803-361-6349. 12/16

For Rent

ADVERTISE YOUR VACATION PROPERTY FOR RENT OR SALE to more than 2.3 million S.C. newspaper readers. Your 25-word classified ad will appear in 107 S.C. newspapers for only $375. Call Alanna Ritchie at the South Carolina Newspaper Network, 1-888-727-7377. SW


FOR RENT: 2 bedroom 1 bath apartment water included. Between Liberty and Pickens in Roanoke community $125/wk Call Jimmy 423-0345. 12/16, 23



Heisman finalist Watson leads Tigers to ACC title, College Football Playoff


Clemson running back Wayne Gallman carries the ball during the Tigers’ ACC Championship win over North Carolina on Saturday. Gallman had 187 rushing yards against the Tar Heels.

Kerry Gilstrap/

By J.D. Elliott

Courtesy The Journal

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — For each season’s Heisman Trophy winner, there always seems to be a defining game where college football’s best player cements his case for the award.

Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson celebrates with a teammate after a touchdown during Saturday’s ACC Championship victory over North Carolina in Charlotte, N.C. Watson, who was named Monday as the school’s first-ever Heisman Trophy finalist, has led the 13-0 Tigers to their first berth in the College Football Playoff, where they will take on Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl on Dec. 31 for a shot at playing for the national championship the following week.

Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson celebrates with a teammate after a touchdown during Saturday’s ACC Championship victory over North Carolina in Charlotte, N.C. Watson, who was named Monday as the school’s first-ever Heisman Trophy finalist, has led the 13-0 Tigers to their first berth in the College Football Playoff, where they will take on Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl on Dec. 31 for a shot at playing for the national championship the following week.

Police ask for help in finding woman suspected in robbery

CLEMSON — Clemson police released two photos Thursday afternoon of a black female being sought in connection with an armed robbery last week at Advance America on U.S. Highway 123.

Courtesy photos The photo above shows a woman suspected of robbing the Advance America store in Clemson at gunpoint last week. Police ask anyone with information on the woman’s identity to call (864) 624-2000.

Courtesy photos
The photo above shows a woman suspected of robbing the Advance America store in Clemson at gunpoint last week. Police ask anyone with information on the woman’s identity to call (864) 624-2000.

One photo shows the suspect entering the business prior to committing the robbery wearing facial makeup to appear like a man. The other photo was taken during the robbery, officials said.

Armed robbery suspect caught

CLEMSON — A man suspected of committing armed robbery at stores Longin Clemson and Easley last month has been arrested.

Clemson Police Chief Jimmy Dixon said Thursday that his jurisdiction charged 20-year-old Taz Fredrocko Long was charged with armed robbery and possession of a weapon during commission of a violent crime.

McKissick’s Anita Richardson earns statewide honor


Courtesy photo
Pictured, from left, are School District of Pickens County superintendent Dr. Danny Merck, McKissick Elementary assistant principal Anita Richardson and SCASA executive director Beth Phibbs.

Couple gives $1M to S.C. Botanical Garden

CLEMSON — Clemson University alumnus Mike McBride and his wife, Lynn, of Simpsonville have given $1 million to expand and improve the Children’s Garden of the South Carolina Botanical Garden (SCBG) at

Mill planning annual Celtic Christmas event

PICKENS — Santa Claus is coming to town — and he’s bringing a little fun and music along with him.

The Hagood Mill will host its

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