Courier Legals 10-8-14


The Pickens County Board of Appeals will meet in a work session on Monday, October 27, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. at the Pickens County Administration Facility, 222 McDaniel Avenue, Pickens, SC, in the Main Conference Room.

Following the work session, the Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing at 6:30 p.m. in the main conference room at the Pickens County Administration Facility, 222 McDaniel Avenue, Pickens, SC. The following case will be heard:

1. BOA-14-006 Application for a variance for a flag lot with below-standard road frontage. Parcel is located on Anderson Highway, Liberty.

(TMS 5006-02-56-7614)

More information for the case listed above is available in the Planning office in the Department of Community Development and is open for public inspection during regular business hours. If any member of the public requires special assistance please call 864-898-5956.

Oct 8



BY VIRTUE of the Order heretofore granted in the case of SunTrust Bank vs. Roy C. Watkins; R & T Asset Management Inc. a/k/a R & T Asset Management, Inc.; Watkins Development Company, Inc.; and Bank of America, N.A., Case No. 2013-CP-39-1494, the undersigned Special Referee, or his designee, will offer for sale at public auction at the Pickens County Courthouse, 214 E. Main Street, Pickens, South Carolina, on November 3, 2014, at 11:00 a.m., the following described property, to-wit:

ALL that certain piece, parcel or lot of land situate in Old Bethlehem School District, State of South Carolina, County of Pickens, on the right hand side of the highway leading from Easley to Pickens, known as the Dorr Place, same being on the Northwestern side of the intersection of a road leading from Elljean Mill to said highway, containing one and 11/100 acres, more or less, and being more particularly described by a plat of same made by J.A. Pickens, Surveyor, on the 18th day of August, 1954, as follows:

BEGINNING at the intersection of said road on an iron pin; thence along the right-of-way of Pickens Highway N 49 W, 175 feet to an iron pin on said right-of-way; thence N 41 E, 249 feet to an iron pin; thence S 49 E, 204 feet to an iron pin; thence along the county road from Elljean Mill S 50 ¼ W, 250 feet to the BEGINNING corner.

The above described property is subject to any and all easements and/or rights of way for roads, utilities, drainage, etc. as may appear of record and/or on the premises and to any and all restrictions, covenants or zoning ordinances affecting such property as may appear of record.

BEING the same property conveyed to R & T Asset Management, Inc. by deed of Willie D. Cooper, Jackie C. Cooper and Kathy C. Gravely dated August 23, 2005, and recorded September 2, 2005, in the ROD Office for Pickens County, South Carolina in Deed Book 935 at Page 231.

TMS#: 5100-13-03-1267


TERMS OF SALE: The successful bidder, other than the Plaintiff, will deposit with the Court, at the conclusion of the bidding, five (5%) percent of the bid, in cash or its equivalent, as evidence of good faith, same to be applied to the purchase price only in case of compliance with the bid, but to be forfeited and applied first to costs and then to Plaintiff’s debt in the case of non-compliance. Should the last and highest bidder fail or refuse to make the required deposit at the time of the bid or to comply with the other terms of the bid within thirty (30) days, then the Special Referee or his designee may resell the property on the same terms and conditions on some subsequent date to be determined by the Court, at the risk of the said highest bidder.

As the right to seek a deficiency judgment has been waived, the bidding will not remain open for thirty (30) days after the date of sale.

Purchaser to pay for preparation of the judicial Deed, any documentary stamps on the Deed, recording of the Deed, and interest on the balance of the bid from the date of sale to the date of compliance with the bid at the rate of 6.44% per annum.


Charles B. Simmons, Jr.,

Special Referee

A. Smith Podris

Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP

200 Meeting Street, Suite 301

Charleston, SC 29401

(843) 727-2650

Attorneys for the Plaintiff

Oct 8, 15, 22