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PUBLIC NOTICES

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA
COUNTY PERSON
IN THE GENERAL
COURT OF JUSTICE
FILE NO.: 17 CVD 448
PERSON COUNTY
Plaintiff,
vs.
JOHNNIE JAMES DOWNEY and
SPOUSE IF ANY OF Johnnie James
Downey; any and all assignees, heirs
at law, and devisees of JOHNNIE
JAMES DOWNEY, if deceased, and
of the SPOUSE IF ANY OF Johnnie
James Downey, if deceased, together
with all their creditors and lienholders
regardless of how or through whom
they claim, and any and all persons
claiming any interest in the Estate of
JOHNNIE JAMES DOWNEY, and in
the estate of the SPOUSE IF ANY of
Johnnie James Downey, if deceased,
Defendant(s).
NOTICE OF SERVICE
OF PROCESS BY
PUBLICATION
To: JOHNNIE JAMES DOWNEY
and SPOUSE IF ANY OF Johnnie
James Downey; any and all assignees,
heirs at law, and devisees of JOHNNIE
JAMES DOWNEY, if deceased, and of
the SPOUSE IF ANY OF Johnnie James
Downey, if deceased, together with all
their creditors and lienholders regardless
of how or through whom they claim, and
any and all persons claiming any interest in
the Estate of JOHNNIE JAMES DOWNEY,
and in the estate of the SPOUSE IF ANY of
Johnnie James Downey, if deceased.

Take notice that a pleading seeking
relief against you has been filed in the
above-entitled action.
The nature of the relief being sought
is as follows: foreclosure sale to satisfy
unpaid property taxes on your interest
in the property described as tax parcel
number Map A55 Parcel 7, which is more
completely described in the Complaint.
Plaintiff seeks to extinguish any and all
claim or interest that you may have in the
property.
You are required to make defense to
such pleading not later than October 2,
2017 and upon your failure to do so, the
party seeking service against you will
apply to the Court for the relief sought.
This the ______ day of August, 2017.
John M. Thomas
Attorney for Plaintiff
P.O. Box 999
Yanceyville, NC 27379
(336) 694-4363
August 23, 30 & Sept 6, 2017
NOTICE OF MUNICIPAL ELECTION
CITY OF ROXORO
COUNTY OF PERSON
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA
OCTOBER 10, 2017
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant
to G.S. 163-33(8) that a Municipal Election
will be held on Tuesday, October 10, 2017
in Roxboro, North Carolina for the purpose
of electing a Mayor and five City Council
Members.
The polls will be open for voting on
Election Day from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. All
residents of the City of Roxboro registered

with the Person County Board of Elections
are eligible to vote in this election. Voters
who are already registered to vote need
not re-register. Residents of the City of
Roxboro who are not registered to vote
or those registered that need to make
changes must do so by Friday, September
15, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. to be eligible to vote
on Election Day.
Election Day voting will take place at
one location, the Person County Office
Building Auditorium located at 304 S.
Morgan Street, Roxboro, NC 27573.
All qualified voters residing within the
city limits of Roxboro wishing to vote on
Election Day shall vote at this location.
Request for voter registration
application forms may be made to the
Person County Board of Elections Office,
located at 331 S. Morgan Street, Roxboro,
NC, between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday. Voter registration
applications are also available in the
Person County Library and online at www.
personcounty.net. The voter registration
deadline is 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September
15.
Persons wishing to register and
vote after the registration deadline may
appear in person at a One-Stop absentee
voting site, complete the voter registration
application form and provide proof of
residence by presenting valid documents
showing current name and address. One-
Stop voting will begin Thursday, September
21 and continue through Saturday, October
7, 2017. One Stop early voting will be
offered at the Person County Board of
Elections office only.
Person County Board of Elections

Office, 331 S. Morgan Street, Roxboro.
Dates: September 21 through October 7
Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 7
8:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.
Any qualified voter may vote an
absentee ballot by mail. Absentee ballots
will be available starting Friday, September
8. Absentee ballot requests must be made
in writing to the Person County Board of
Elections. The deadline for applying for
an absentee ballot by mail is 5:00 p.m.,
Tuesday, October 3. Mailed ballots should
be returned to the Person County Board of
Elections on or before Tuesday, October 10
by 5:00 p.m. or if returning by mail, ballots
must be postmarked by Tuesday, October
10 and received in our office no later than
Friday, October 13 at 5:00 p.m.
The Board of Elections will meet
each of the following dates at 5:00 p.m.
as necessary, and at other times as
needed for the purpose of taking action
on applications for absentee ballots:
September 19, September 26, October 3,
and October 9. Absentee ballots will be
counted on Election Day, October 10 at
5:00 p.m. in the Board of Elections office;
results will be released at 7:30 p.m. when
the polls close. On October 13, action
shall also be taken for absentee ballots
postmarked by October 10 and received by
Friday, October 13, as well as provisional
ballots, and if approved will be counted on
Friday, October 13 at 5:00 p.m.
The Canvass meeting will be held
in the Person County Board of Elections
office on Monday, October 16 at 11:00 a.m.
If necessary, a run-off election will be held

Tuesday, November 7, 2017.
Please note that it may be necessary
to make changes to the Person County
Board of Elections regularly scheduled
meetings of September 14, October 12
and November 9 due to the mandated
scheduled absentee meetings and
possible run-off election. Please call the
Board of Elections office to confirm date
and time of scheduled meetings.
Electioneering is not allowed within
50 feet of the entrance door to the polling
place.
Any questions about registration,
absentee ballots, location of the polling
place, and other election matters may be
directed to the Person County Board of
Elections office at 336-597-1727.
Ryan P. Johnson, Chairman
Person County Board of Elections
Aug. 23, Sept. 6 & 13, 2017
NORTH CAROLINA
PERSON COUNTY
NOTICE
In the Matter of the Estate of
Barry Flint Bradsher, Deceased
The undersigned, having qualified as
Administratrix of the Estate of Barry Flint
Bradsher, late of Person County, North
Carolina, this is to notify all persons having
claims against said estate to present them
to the undersigned on or before the 23rd
day of November, 2017, or this Notice
will be plead to bar recovery. All persons
indebted to the said decedent or estate
shall please make immediate payment to
the undersigned.
This 15th day of August, 2017.
Wendy Puliam Bradsher
Administratrix of the Estate of
Barry Flint Bradsher
3647 Semora Road
Roxboro, NC 27574
JAMES W. TOLIN, JR.
Attorney at Law
112 South Main Street
Roxboro, NC 27573
Telephone: 336-599-0241
Aug. 23, 30, Sept. 6 & 13, 20157
NOTICE TO
CREDITORS AND DEBTORS OF
CLARINE HOLEMAN TORAIN
All persons, firms, and corporations
having claims against Clarine Holeman
Torain, Deceased, are hereby notified to
exhibit them to Clarence Eugene Torain,
Administrator of the said Decedent’s
Estate, or to the undersigned Attorney, on
or before the 24th day of November, 2017,
or be barred from their recovery. Debtors
of the Decedent are hereby asked to
make immediate payment to either of the
aforenamed.
This the 18th day of August, 2017.
Clarence Eugene Torain
Administrator
120 Weathersfield Drive
Durham, NC 27713
Walter B. Cates, Esquire
HUBBARD AND CATES
Attorneys at Law
36 Court Street, P.O. Box 679
Roxboro, North Carolina 27573
Telephone: (336) 597-2251
State Bar No: 8685
Aug. 23, 30, Sept. 6 & 13, 2017
IN THE GENERAL
COURT OF JUSTICE
OF NORTH CAROLINA
SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION
PERSON COUNTY
17SP101
IN THE MATTER OF THE
FORECLOSURE OF A DEED OF TRUST
EXECUTED BY ISAAC CHARLES
SMART DATED FEBRUARY 7, 2014 AND
RECORDED IN BOOK 862 AT PAGE
824 IN THE PERSON COUNTY PUBLIC
REGISTRY, NORTH CAROLINA
NOTICE OF SALE
Under and by virtue of the power
and authority contained in the abovereferenced deed of trust and because
of default in the payment of the secured
indebtedness and failure to perform
the stipulation and agreements therein
contained and, pursuant to demand of the
owner and holder of the secured debt, the
undersigned substitute trustee will expose
for sale at public auction to the highest
bidder for cash at the usual place of sale
at the county courthouse of said county
at 2:30PM on September 7, 2017 the
following described real estate and any
other improvements which may be situated
thereon, in Person County, North Carolina,
and being more particularly described as
follows:
BEING A LOT OR PARCEL OF
REALTY LYING, BEING AND SITUATED
WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF
THE MUNICIPALITY OF ROXBORO,
ROXBORO TOWNSHIP, PERSON
COUNTY, STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA,
AND BEING WHAT IS SHOWN AND
DESIGNATED AS LOT NO. 3 ON A
CERTAIN MAP OR PLAT ENTITLED
“PROPERTY OF E.M. WILKERSON
& SON, FRAN-VILLA,” SURVEYED
AND PLATTED BY W.R. CATES, JR.,
LICENSED SURVEYOR, ON JUNE 24,
1957, WHICH SAID MAP OR PLAT IS
DULY RECORDED IN THE PERSON
COUNTY REGISTRY, IN PLAT BOOK
6, PAGE 96, AND WHICH IS HEREIN
REFERRED TO FOR MORE MINUTE
AND DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF
SAID LOT BY METES AND BOUNDS,
AND WHICH IS BY REFERENCE
HERETO EXPRESSLY INCORPORATED

AS A PART AND PARCEL OF THE
DESCRIPTION HEREIN CONTAINED.
And Being more commonly known as:
927 Frank Street, Roxboro, NC 27573
The record owner(s) of the property, as
reflected on the records of the Register of
Deeds, is/are Isaac Charles Smart.
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,
being foreclosed, nor the officers, directors,
attorneys, employees, agents or authorized
representative of either 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. Any
and all responsibilities or liabilities arising
out of or in any way relating to any such
condition expressly are disclaimed. This
sale is made subject to all prior liens and
encumbrances, and unpaid taxes and
assessments including but not limited
to any transfer tax associated with the
foreclosure. A deposit of five percent (5%)
of the amount of the bid 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. This sale will be held open ten days
for upset bids as required by law. Following
the expiration of the statutory upset period,
all remaining amounts are IMMEDIATELY
DUE AND OWING. Failure to remit funds in
a timely manner will result in a Declaration
of Default and any deposit will be frozen
pending the outcome of any re-sale. If
the sale is set aside for any reason, the
Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled
only to a return of the deposit paid. The
Purchaser shall have no further recourse
against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, the
Substitute Trustee or the attorney of any of
the foregoing.
SPECIAL NOTICE FOR LEASEHOLD
TENANTS: If you are a tenant residing in
the property, be advised that an Order for
Possession of the property may be issued
in favor of the purchaser. Also, if your lease
began or was renewed on or after October
1, 2007, be advised that you may terminate
the rental agreement upon written notice
to the landlord, to be effective on a date
stated in the notice that is at least 10
days, but no more than 90 days, after the
sale date contained in the notice of sale,
provided that the mortgagor has not cured
the default at the time notice of termination
is provided. You may be liable for rent
due under the agreement prorated to the
effective date of the termination.
The date of this Notice is August 17,
2017.
Grady I. Ingle or
Elizabeth B. Ells
Substitute Trustee
10130 Perimeter Parkway,
Suite 400
Charlotte, NC 28216
(704) 333-8107
http://shapiroattorneys.com/nc/
16-087284
Aug. 23 & 30, 2017
LEGAL NOTICE
X-Tra Storage has a possessory lien
on all goods stored in units:
Unit # A-8 Hope Roberson
Unit # A-39 Rick McKinney
Unit # A-85 Stephanie Gross
All items of personal property are
being sold in order to collect the amount
due from you on Friday, August 25, 2017 at
2:30 p.m. The sale will take place at 1110
Old Durham Rd., Roxboro, NC 27573.
X-Tra Storage
1110 Old Durham Rd.
Roxboro, NC 27573
Aug. 19 & 23, 2017
LEGAL NOTICE
X-Tra Storage has a possessory lien
on all goods stored in units:
Unit # B-46 Lakeisha Moore
Unit # B-33 Peggy Eskridge
All items of personal property are
being sold in order to collect the amount
due from you on Friday, August 25, 2017
at 2 p.m. The sale will take place at 2255
Durham Rd., Roxboro, NC 27573.
X-Tra Storage
2255 Durham Rd.
Roxboro, NC 27573
Aug. 19 & 23, 2017
NOTICE TO
CREDITORS AND DEBTORS OF
BUENIA JAY
All persons, firms, and corporations
having claims against Buenia Jay,
Deceased, are hereby notified to exhibit
them to Barley Crawley, Executor of
the said Decedent’s Estate, or to the
undersigned Attorney, on or before
November 6, 2017, or be barred from their
recovery. Debtors of the Decedent are
hereby asked to make immediate payment
to either of the aforenamed.
This the 1st day of August 2017.
Barley Crawley
Executor
490 Charlie Jay Road
Roxboro, NC 27574
Walter B. Cates, Esquire
HUBBARD AND CATES
Attorneys at Law
36 Court Street, P.O. Box 679
Roxboro, North Carolina 27573
Telephone: (336) 597-2251
Aug. 5, 12, 16 & 23, 2017

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