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Public Notices for February 13th, 2015

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms, and conditions of a Deed of Trust Note dated June 21, 2013, and the Deed of Trust of even date securing the same, recorded June 25, 2013, in Book No. GI9988, at Page 239, in Office of the Register of Deeds for Hamilton County, Tennessee, executed by Thomas B. Mills, II, conveying certain property therein described to Arnold M. Weiss, Esq. as Trustee for Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. ; and the undersigned, Wilson & Associates, P.L.L.C., having been appointed Successor Trustee by Wells Fargo Bank, NA. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable; and that an agent of Wilson & Associates, P.L.L.C., as Successor Trustee, by virtue of the power, duty, and authority vested in and imposed upon said Successor Trustee, by Wells Fargo Bank, NA, will, on March 26, 2015 on or about 10:00 AM, at the Hamilton County Courthouse - West Door, Chattanooga, Tennessee, offer for sale certain property hereinafter described to the highest bidder FOR certified funds paid at the conclusion of the sale, or credit bid from a bank or other lending entity pre-approved by the successor trustee. The sale is free from all exemptions, which are expressly waived in the Deed of Trust, said property being real estate situated in Hamilton County, Tennessee, and being more particularly described as follows: Lot Seven (7), Mountain View Addition, as shown on plat recorded in Plat Book 51, Page 57, in the Register's Office of Hamilton County, Tennessee. Subject to: Any Governmental zoning and subdivision ordinances and regulations in effect thereon. Subject to: Restrictions of record in Book X, Volume 15, Page 92, and in Book H, Volume 16, Page 708, in said Register's Office. Subject to: Five (5) foot Power and Communication Easement as shown on recorded plat. Subject to: Ten (10) foot Utility Easement as shown on recorded plat, Subject to: Conditions and easements or record in Book 2116, Page 186, in said Register's Office. Subject to: All matters as shown on recorded plat. ALSO KNOWN AS: 3908 Tacoma Avenue, Chattanooga, TN 37415-4135 This sale is subject to all matters shown on any applicable recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements, or setback lines that may be applicable; any statutory rights of redemption of any governmental agency, state or federal; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. In addition, the following parties may claim an interest in the above-referenced property: MILLS, II, THOMAS B. TENANTS OF The sale held pursuant to this Notice may be rescinded at the Successor Trustee’s option at any time. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. W&A No. 301940 DATED January 22, 2015 WILSON & ASSOCIATES, P.L.L.C., Successor Trustee 0211227172 FOR SALE INFORMATION, VISIT WWW.MYFIR.COM and WWW.REALTYTRAC.COM HCH3T-2/6,2/13,2/20/15


Putting down roots

As Emma Flynn and her fiancé at the time, Chuck Flynn, set foot on the south end of Walnut Street Bridge during a spring break road trip in 2011, they talked excitedly about the future. Their plans weren’t small: they’d just paid a deposit on a lease in The Hamptons, and had set a course to become Big Apple attorneys.


Realtor to Chamber: What about jobs?

Job growth is on everyone’s mind. From the developers that shape the neighborhoods, to the builders that populate the neighborhoods with homes, to the Realtors that fill the homes with people, everyone does better financially when jobs are being added to the local economy.


Chattanooga Bar Association taking pre-orders for custom designed neckwear

The Chattanooga Bar Association (CBA) is helping its lawyers dress for success by offering exclusive neckwear handcrafted in Italy. The association is taking pre-orders for a custom-made tie and a custom-made circular scarf through Saturday, Feb. 28.


The unauthorized practice of law in Chattanooga
Problems ... and solutions

The purpose of this monthly column is to discuss problems common to Chattanooga attorneys. To the extent a personal opinion occasionally slips out, such opinions do not reflect the opinions of the Board of Governors of the Chattanooga Bar Association or of the Hamilton County Herald.


Bell Development expands new development opportunities

Bell Development Company this week announced the expansion of the well established subdivision Belleau Ridge, located in Ooltewah. The new phase will be called The Highlands at Belleau Ridge, and will feature Craftsman style homes.


Which home improvements are worth it?
Realtor Association President's Message

Deciding to take on a home improvement project can be overwhelming, especially when you’re trying to choose a project that will give you the biggest bang for your buck. Reaching out to a Realtor might be just the place to start. Realtors know what features will be most attractive to potential buyers.


First Choice Title becomes WCR sponsor

First Choice Title has become a sponsor of the local chapter of the Women’s Council of Realtors. Founded by Kitty Thompson in 1995, First Choice has an office on Apison Pike in Ooltewah and downtown in the Loveman’s Building.


Look through this ‘LENS’ when making Social Security decisions
Financial Focus

Your Social Security benefits can be an important part of your retirement income strategy. But when should you start taking these payments?

You can begin accepting Social Security as early as 62, but your monthly checks will be much smaller than if you wait until your “full retirement age,” which will likely be between 66 or 67. And these monthly payments will get even bigger if you wait until age 70, at which point they “max out.” So, should you take your Social Security as early as possible and hope that the smaller monthly payments will be justified by the extra years of receiving them, or should you wait until you are older and hope that the bigger checks will be worth the delay?


The Escape Experience!
River City Roundabout

The small room had grown even smaller over the course of the last 45 minutes, with the walls seeming to close in as time ran

out. But we were close. Just one puzzle stood between us

and freedom.


Et tu, ISIS?
Under Analysis

Because I have an ambitious trial docket this year, I thought I’d begin the rigorous schedule with a little laid back Italian perspective, so my wife and I recently headed to Italy. You can’t get more romantic than Venice or more historic than Rome. First stop in Rome was the Coliseum. One of the seminal symbols of past European cultural dominance, most people don’t realize that the Coliseum was simply one big sports arena, an ancient version of Lambeau Field. Today, owners have their exclusive stadium boxes where they entertain special guests. It was the same in Roman days, but it was designated the Emperor’s Box, and he generally hung around with a slew of Vestal Virgins. Roman senators were on the next level, located where we find today’s luxury boxes. The more status you had, the better your seat. Sound familiar?


Saving Benedict
I Swear

We use the term ‘people of color’ in America. Is that immensely different to what he said? I don’t think so ….” David Oyelowo, British actor currently playing Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., in “Selma.” He was in the BBC series “MI5” and in “The Butler” (2013), “Lincoln” (2012), and “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” (2011). I’d say he’s doing pretty well for himself.


‘Jupiter Ascending’ is as bad as you’ve heard
The Critic's Corner

Worst. Movie. Ever.

Hyperbole? Sure. But those were my thoughts in the moments after seeing “Jupiter Ascending.” I couldn’t believe what I’d just seen, or how bad it was.

Where do I begin? Perhaps with disbelief that someone gave the Wachowskis, who wrote and directed this opus disastrous, one hundred and seventy five million dollars to make it. I would’ve staged a real train wreck for half the money.


EVENT CALENDAR

Polar Plunger

Saturday, Feb. 14

On Saturday, Feb. 14, hundreds of (brave) individuals will be jumping into a freezing pool of water at Finley Stadium in support of the athletes participating in Tennessee’s Special Olympics. To sign up, visit www.polarplungetn.com/chattanooga. (And you thought the ALS ice bucket challenge was cold.)


Tutti-Frutti Toast
Kay's Cooking Corner

With my mom living just a few houses down from me now, it’s easy (and fun) for us to share food. One day, she made banana nut bread and brought some down to hubby and I. It was gone PDQ!

Then I reciprocated by making some baked ziti to share with her for her dinner one evening.


Are We There Yet?

More randomness.

Imposter. In last week’s “The Week,” there was a story about Jimmy the groundhog in Prairie, Wisc., biting the ear of the town’s mayor during a Groundhog Day ceremony. Then Jimmy, unlike Phil in Punxsutawney, Penn., predicted an early spring. But Phil never bit the mayor.


Pick your arguments
View from the Cheap Seats

Every trial lawyer has a story about a mom, dad, or other close relative commenting on what a great lawyer they will make based on their love of argument. There’s no doubting that there are people that love to argue. We all know people that would rather argue than breathe. It may actually be that they breathe by arguing. Either way, all they do is argue.


Chattanooga acquires cutting-edge computing facility, joins smart city network

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC) has added a cutting-edge computing resource to its campus network that will benefit both campus researchers and subscribers to the EPB Fiber Optics network.

In partnership with The Enterprise Center and US Ignite, UTC has acquired and activated a GENI rack. The GENI rack (Global Environment for Network Innovations) is linked with similar racks in 60 other leading universities in smart cities in the U.S. and internationally. The racks act collectively as a programmable nervous system for researching and deploying the next generation of the Internet and cloud computing.


Good advice from mother
Read All About It

During a recent visit to the local grocery store, I heard a young mother give her toddler advice I’d not heard since my children were small. It was the same advice mothers have been using since Eve had to deal with Cain and Abel, and it’s just as important today as it has been through the ages.


Natural room scents
Do It Yourself

For as long as I can remember, I have been obsessed with ensuring my home smells nice. I do not aim for an overbearing smell, more like that of a clean, fresh home. The problem is, mine is literally an unhealthy obsession.


Brainbuster - Make Your Brain Tingle

1. Which three countries, known as the Golden Triangle, is the center of Asian opium production?

2. How did Russian leader Boris Yeltsin lose his left thumb and forefinger?

3. What are the only two countries in the world that start with the letter Z?


What'd They Say?

Fill in the blanks in the quote using the following words:

 

dreams, asleep, love, better, don’t, finally, 

fall, you’re, reality, to, you, know


50 YEARS AGO
What was going on in Chattanooga in 1965?

Saturday, February 13, 1965

The Parkwood Convalescent and Nursing Home, located at 2700 Parkwood Ave., held ribbon cutting and dedication ceremonies and an open house this afternoon. The overall investment estimated at $650,000 provides for 96 beds. Administrator for the home is Mrs. Ruth S. Auerswald, R.N.


100 YEARS AGO
What was going on in Chattanooga in 1915?

Saturday, February 13, 1915

Official announcement was made today that the quarantine has been lifted at Dalton, Ga., Marion County, and Dade County. The small pox scare restricted visitors from these places coming to Chattanooga or Chattanoogans visiting there.