Legals

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS CHEROKEE COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA
JACKSON STREET
CHEROKEE EMS SITEBUILDING
Sealed bids for the project entitled Jackson Street EMS will be received by Cherokee County until 2:00 p.m. local time on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 located at 75 Peachtree Street, Murphy, North Carolina 28906. At said place and time, all Bids that have been duly received, will be publicly opened and read aloud.
THE PROJECT GENERALLY CONSISTS OF: sitework and building construction for the development of an EMS facility. The project includes earthwork, retaining walls, grading, paving & curbing, drainage facilities, water main services, sewer service, package list station with an alternate 2" force main. Digital copies of Bid Documents are available for purchase at www.mcgillassociates.com for a fee of $75.00 per set. These documents may be downloaded by selecting this project from the "Bids" link and by entering Quest Project Number 7370791. For assistance and free membership registration, contact QuestCDN at (952) 233-1632 or info@questcdn.com. Each bid shall be accompanied with a cash deposit or certified check drawn on a bank or trust company insured by the FDIC or a Bid Bond prepared on the form of Bid Bond contained in the Bidding Documents or a Surety Company's standard form and properly executed by a corporate surety licensed under the laws of North Carolina to execute such bonds. The amount of the bid bond shall be equal to five (5) percent of the total of the bid. The bid deposit shall be retained by the Owner if the successful bidder fails to execute the contract or fails to provide the required bonds, as stated above, within ten (10) days after the proper notice of award of the contract.
Bidders must comply with the requirements of the State of North Carolina and be appropriately licensed as a Contractor as provided in General Statutes Chapter 87. Bidders are encouraged to only secure project bid documents as noted above. Neither the Owner nor the Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including any Addenda, obtained from any source other than the Engineer and their representative plan provider, QuestCDN. Each Bidder shall be responsible for the review of all addenda for the project and shall acknowledge the addenda on the bid form. The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all Bids, to waive informalities, or to reject non-conforming, non-responsive, or conditional bids. The Owner reserves the right to award a contract to the lowest, responsive, responsible bidder or bidders, taking into consideration quality, performance and time.

Randy Wiggins - County Manager Cherokee County
(606746)

ADVERTISEMENT FOR
BIDS CHEROKEE COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA JACKSON STREET CHEROKEE EMS SITE LIFT STATION & FORCE MAIN
Sealed bids for the project entitled Jackson Street Cherokee EMS Site will be received by Cherokee County until 2:00 p.m. local time on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 located at 75 Peachtree Street, Murphy, North Carolina 28906. At said place and time, all Bids that have been duly received, will be publicly opened and read aloud.
THE PROJECT GENERALLY CONSISTS OF: Construction of wastewater collection & transmission facilities. The project includes gravity sewer & manholes, a lift station, and force main with an alternate for another smaller sized force main. Digital copies of Bid Documents are available for purchase at www.mcgillassociates.com for a fee of $50.00 per set. These documents may be downloaded by selecting this project from the Bids" link and by entering Quest Project Number 7370772. For assistance and free membership registration, contact QuestCDN at (952) 233-1632 or info@questcdn.com. Each bid shall be accompanied with a cash deposit or certified check drawn on a bank or trust company insured by the FDIC or a Bid Bond prepared on the form of Bid Bond contained in the Bidding Documents or a Surety Company's standard form and properly executed by a corporate surety licensed under the laws of North Carolina to execute such bonds. The amount of the bid bond shall be equal to five (5) percent of the total of the bid. The bid deposit shall be retained by the Owner if the successful bidder fails to execute the contract or fails to provide the required bonds, as stated above, within ten (10) days after the proper notice of award of the contract.Bidders must comply with the requirements of the State of North Carolina and be appropriately licensed as a Contractor as provided in General Statutes Chapter 87. Bidders are encouraged to only secure project bid documents as noted above. Neither the Owner nor the Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including any Addenda, obtained from any source other than the Engineer and their representative plan provider, QuestCDN. Each Bidder shall be responsible for the review of all addenda for the project and shall acknowledge the addenda on the bid form. The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all Bids, to waive informalities, or to reject non-conforming, non-responsive, or conditional bids. The Owner reserves the right to award a contract to the lowest, responsive, responsible bidder or bidders, taking into consideration quality, performance and time.

Randy Wiggins - County Manager Cherokee County
(606747)

NC VFD13
NOTICE OF PROPOSED TAX-EXEMPT LOAN TO VOLUNTEER FIRE
DEPARTMENT
TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL PUBLIC WHO RESIDE WITHIN THE FIRE DISTRICT OF THE Hiwassee Dam Volunteer Fire Department. A public hearing will be held on November 12, 2020, at 7 o'clock P.M. at 7815 Hwy 294, Murphy, North Carolina for the purpose of approving a proposed tax-exempt loan by First-Citizens Bank & Trust
Company to the VFD. At this meeting, you may submit written comments or participate orally. All members of the public are invited to attend. In connection with this public meeting, please note the following:
1. PURPOSE OF LOAN
(a) ( X ) For the construction of a fire station for the VFD. (b) ( ) The purchase of a fire truck or fire trucks.
2. AMOUNT OF LOAN: The maximum principal amount of the loan is $840,000.00
The VFD will own and operate the station or fire truck(s) to be financed at the VFD's address which is:
90 Line Drive
Murphy, North Carolina
(606813)

NOTICE TO CREDITORS
Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Larry Allen Huls, deceased, late of Cherokee County,North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the estate of said deceased to exhibit them to the undersigned at the address below on or before January 29,2021 or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of recovery. All persons, firms and corporations indebted to said estate are requested to make immediate payment to the undersigned.
This the 26th day of October, 2020.Claudia S. Huls,
Executor
c/o M. Ellen Davis, Attorney
Post Office Drawer 1269
Andrews, North Carolina 28901
(606932)

NOTICE TO CREDITORS
Having qualified as Executor of the Estate of Rosalind H. D. Tovar, deceased, late of Cherokee County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the estate of said deceased to exhibit them to the undersigned at the address below on or before January 29, 2021 or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of recovery. All persons, firms and corporations indebted to said estate are requested to make immediate payment to the undersigned.
This the 26th day of October, 2020.
Philip S. Dooly,
Executor
c/o M. Ellen Davis, Attorney
Post Office Drawer 1269
Andrews, North Carolina
28901
(606950)

NOTICE OF SERVICE OF PROCESS BY PUBLICATION
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, CHEROKEE COUNTY
In the District Court
In Re: Burchfield, a minor juvenile
Cherokee County Clerk of Court File Number 17 JT 72
By the Petitioner, Audrey Kephart Lequire, against the Respondent, the unknown father of the minor child Aimee Isabella Burchfield
TO: the unknown father of Aimee Isabella Burchfield, date of birth 09/06/2016:
Take notice that a Petition seeking relief against you has been filed in the above-entitled action. The nature of the relief being sought is as follows: The Petitioner has filed a verified Petition seeking to terminate the parental rights of the unknown biological father.
You are required to make defense to such pleading not later than December 1, 2020, and upon your failure to do so, the Petitioner will apply to the Court for the relief sought. This the 19th day of October, 2020. A copy of the Petition, Summons, and Servicemembers Affidavit may be obtained from the Clerk of Court at the courthouse in Cherokee County, North Carolina during regular business hours.

This, the 19th day of October, 2020
by
William R. Shilling
Attorney for the Petitioner
10 Tennessee Street
Murphy, NC 28906
828-276-2706
NC State Bar Number 33073
(605676)

NOTICE TO CREDITORS
I, Karen J. Daddow, having qualified as the Administrator of the Estate of John R. Okerman, deceased, Estate File number 20-E-219, of Cherokee County, North Carolina, the undersigned does hereby notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the Estate of John R. Okerman to exhibit them to the undersigned attorney at the address below, on or before January 26th, 2021, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms and corporations indebted to the said estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned.This the 14th day of October, 2020.

KAREN J. DADDOW,
AdministratorLarry G. Simonds, Jr.Attorney at LawStricker Law Firm, PLLC102 Hiwassee StreetMurphy, NC 28906
(605452)

NOTICE TO CREDITORS
I, Jeannie Horton Roberts, having qualified as the Limited Personal Representative of the Estate of Michael David Roberts, deceased, Estate File number 20-E-220, of Cherokee County, North Carolina, the undersigned does hereby notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the Estate of Michael David Roberts to exhibit them to the undersigned attorney at the address below, on or before January 26th, 2021, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms and corporations indebted to the said estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned.This the 13th day of October 2020.

JEANNIE HORTORROBERTS,
Limited Personal RepresentativeLarry G. Simonds, Jr.Attorney at Law102 Hiwassee StreetMurphy, NC 28906#y, NC 28906

NOTICE TO CREDITORS
I, Barbara Kerns, having qualified as the Executrix of the Estate of Donald K. Parker, deceased, Estate File number 20-E-213, of Cherokee County, North Carolina, the undersigned does hereby notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the Estate of Donald K. Parker to exhibit them to the undersigned attorney at the address below, on or before January 19th, 2021, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms and corporations indebted to the said estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned.
This the 6th day of October, 2020.
BARBARA KERNS,
Executrix
Larry G. Simonds, Jr.
Attorney at Law
Stricker Law Firm, PLLC
102 Hiwassee Street
Murphy, NC 28906
(603662)

NOTICE TO CREDITORS
I, Marguerite Eubanks Stricker, having qualified as the Public Administrator of the Estate of Peggy Edmondson Nelson, deceased, Estate File number 20-E-214, of Cherokee County, North Carolina, the undersigned does hereby notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the Estate of Peggy Edmondson Nelson to exhibit them to the undersigned attorney at the address below, on or before January 19th, 2021, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms and corporations indebted to the said estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned.
This the 6th day of October, 2020.
MARGUERITE EUBANKS STRICKER,
Public Administrator
Marguerite E. Stricker
Attorney at Law
Stricker Law Firm, PLLC
102 Hiwassee Street
Murphy, NC 28906
(603665)