Courier Legals 9-28-16

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CASE NO. 2016-CP-39-248

BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority against Christy J. Newbill, Benjamin D. Newbill et al., I, the Special Referee for Pickens County, will sell on Monday, October 3, 2016, at 11:00 o’clock a.m., at the Pickens County Courthouse, Pickens, South Carolina, to the highest bidder:

All that certain piece, parcel or lot of land situate, lying and being in the State of South Carolina, County of Pickens, being shown and designated as Lot No. 107 on a plat of Quail Haven Subdivision, as recorded in the Register of Deeds Office for Pickens County, S.C., in Plat Book 19 at Page 289, and according to a more recent plat entitled “Closing Survey for Stephen Moore and Gina Moore” by Wallace & Associates, dated December 29, 1999 and recorded in the Register of Deeds Office for Pickens County, S.C., in Plat Book 372 at Page 10-A, reference being made hereto to said recent plat for the exact metes and bounds thereof.

This is the same property conveyed unto Christy J. Newbill and Benjamin D. Newbill by deed of Mark A. Hubbard and Tina R. Hubbard f/k/a Tina R. Watson dated November 19, 2007 and recorded on November 27, 2007 in the Register of Deeds Office for Pickens County in Deed Book 1150 at Page 248.

TMS#: 5059-17-11-6326

Property Address: 127 Grouse Court Easley, South Carolina 29642

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 Demanded, the bidding will 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 5.875% per annum. The sale shall be subject to assessments, Pickens County taxes, easements, easements and restrictions of record, and other senior encumbrances.


1703 Laurel Street

P. O Box 11682

Columbia, SC 29211

(803) 233-1177

R. Murray Hughes

Special Referee

or Pickens County

Edward L. Grimsley

Benjamin E. Grimsley

Attorneys for the Plaintiff

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Keowee-Toxaway Hydroelectric

Project No. 2503

Public Notice of Availability

of Project Lands and Recreation

Areas for Public Use

Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC received a new operating license for the Keowee-Toxaway Hydroelectric Project No. 2503 from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, effective Sept. 1, 2016. The project consists of the Keowee and Jocassee hydro developments which are located on the Toxaway, Keowee, and Little Rivers in Transylvania County, North Carolina and Oconee and Pickens counties, South Carolina. As part of these license requirements, Duke Energy hereby notifies interested citizens of the availability of project lands and reservoirs for public recreation use. The project includes 27,926 acres of lands and reservoir waters available for public recreation use, including reservoir islands. Additionally, the project has 12 recreation access sites available for the public to access the project reservoirs, LakesKeowee and Jocassee. The project access sites are listed below.

Project Recreation Access Sites

Jocassee Development

Devils Fork State Park Access Area

Double Springs Campground

Keowee Development

Cane Creek Access Area

Crow Creek Access Area

Fall Creek Access Area

High Falls Access Area

Keowee Town Access Area

Mile Creek County Park Access Area

Stamp Creek Access Area

South Cove County Park Access Area

Warpath Access Area

World of Energy Picnic Area

For further information regarding availability of project lands and waters for public use, please visit the Duke Energy website at use guidelines can be accessed at

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CASE NO. 2016-ES-39-00616


Jacquelyn T. Johnson, Petitioner, v. Estate of John Calvin Williams, Sr., Estate of John Calvin Williams, Jr., Mary Ann Gardner Williams, Wacheta Consuela Williams, Christian Alvah Williams, Patrick Kennedy Williams, Frederick Williams, and any unknown heirs of John Calvin Williams, Sr., Deceased, Respondents.


YOU WILL PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the above captioned action was filed on September 20, 2016, in the Probate Court for Pickens County, South Carolina. This action seeks determination of the heirs of the estate of John Calvin Williams, Sr., who died on May 9, 1996.

A hearing has been scheduled in connection with this matter on the 26th day of October, 2016, at 9:30 o’clock a.m. in the Probate Court for Pickens County located in Room B-16, Pickens County Administration Building, 222 McDaniel Avenue, Pickens, South Carolina.

Please be present at said hearing if you are an heir or interested party in the aforementioned estate of John Calvin Williams, Sr., if so minded.


R. Murray Hughes, III

Attorney for Petitioner

859 Pendleton St.

Pickens, South Carolina 29671

(864) 878-1184

September 22, 2016

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