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Notice of Sale Under Power
State of Georgia, County
of Troup

Under and by virtue of the Power of Sale contained in a Security Deed given by James S. Merna to Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. (the Secured Creditor), dated March 20, 2014, and Recorded on March 25, 2014 as Book No. 1739 and Page No. 468, Troup County, Georgia records, conveying the after-described property to secure a Note of even date in the original principal amount of $105,000.00, with interest at the rate specified therein, as last assigned to Carrington Mortgage Services, LLC by assignment that is or to be recorded in the Troup County, Georgia Records, there will be sold by the undersigned at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash at the Troup County Courthouse within the legal hours of sale on the first Tuesday in August, 2023, the following described property:
All that tract or parcel of land situate, lying and being in Land Lot 251 of the 12th Land District of Troup County, Georgia, and being more particularly described as Lot 11, Block B, The Knoll at Lakemont Subdivision, Section One, as shown on a plat of survey of said subdivision recorded in Plat Book 20C, Pages 82-83, Troup County, Georgia Deed Records; said plat being incorporated herein and made a part hereof for the purpose of a more complete and accurate description.
Tax ID: 0670 000038
The debt secured by said Security Deed has been and is hereby declared due because of, among other possible events of default, failure to pay the indebtedness as and when due and in the manner provided in the Note and Security Deed. Because the debt remains in default, this sale will be made for the purpose of paying the same and all expenses of this sale, as provided in the Security Deed and by law, including attorney’s fees (notice of intent to collect attorney’s fees having been given). Carrington Mortgage Services, LLC holds the duly endorsed Note and is the current assignee of the Security Deed to the property. Carrington Mortgage Services, LLC is the entity with the full authority to negotiate, amend, and modify all terms of the loan.
Pursuant to O.C.G.A. §44-14-162.2, Carrington Mortgage Services, LLC may be contacted at: 1-800-790-9502 or by writing to 1600 South Douglass Road, Suite 110 and 200-A, Anaheim, CA 92806-5951.
Please note that, pursuant to O.C.G.A. §44-14-162.2, the secured creditor is not required to amend or modify the terms of the loan.
To the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the party/parties in possession of the subject property known as 120 EDGEMONT DRIVE, LAGRANGE, GA 30240 is/are: James Spencer Merna or tenant/tenants. Said property will be sold subject to (a) any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien, but not yet due and payable), (b) any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, and (c) all matters of record superior to the Security Deed first set out above, including, but not limited to, assessments, liens, encumbrances, zoning ordinances, easements, restrictions, covenants, etc.
The sale will be conducted subject to (1) confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code; and (2) final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan with the holder of the security deed.
Pursuant to O.C.G.A. §9-13-172.1, which allows for certain procedures regarding the rescission of judicial and nonjudicial sales in the State of Georgia, the Deed Under Power and other foreclosure documents may not be provided until final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan as provided in the preceding paragraph.
Funds used at sale shall be in certified funds and payable to “Bell Carrington Price & Gregg, LLC”.

Carrington Mortgage Services, LLC as Attorney in Fact for James S. Merna.
Any information obtained on this matter may be used by the debt collector to collect the debt. Bell Carrington Price & Gregg, LLC, 339 Heyward Street, 2nd Floor, Columbia, SC 29201 (803)-509-5078. File: 23-53459

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