NOTICE OF SALE OF PROPERTY BY NEGOTIATED OFFER,

ADVERTISEMENT AND UPSET BID

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the County of Wilkes (hereinafter the “County”) has received an offer for the purchase of certain real property owned by the County as described herein below and proposes to sell the same pursuant to the provisions of G.S. §160A-269.  Said property is situated in Mulberry Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, and is more particularly described as follows:

First Parcel (Parcel ID No. 12-02590)

BEGINNING on the south bank of the Elledge Mill Road, the corner of the first lot or Guy Hayes lot, running South 62 ½ degrees West with said road 74 ½ feet to a stake; thence South 29 ½ degrees East 18 poles to a stake; thence North 62 ½ degrees East 74 ½ feet to a stake, Guy Hayes corner; thence North 29 ½ degrees West with his line 18 poles to the beginning. Containing one-half (1/2) acre, more or less.

For further reference see Deed Book 256, Page 237, Wilkes County Registry.

Subject to the Right-of-Way for S.R. 1703 (Elledge Mill Road).

Subject to all service and utility easements of record, N.C. Highway Commission easements and rights of way of record, and all matters revealed by a current and accurate survey.

BEING the same property as conveyed by Michael Perry Everhardt; Mary Dancy Everhardt; Colonel Guy Hayes; Mary Everhardt Hayes; William Howard Wyatt and Marie Everhardt Wyatt to William Howard Wyatt and wife, Marie Everhardt Wyatt, by deed dated March 27, 1980, and recorded in Deed Book 584 Page 507, Wilkes County Registry. Marie Everhardt Wyatt died intestate on March 25, 2007. William Howard Wyatt died intestate in Wilkes County on May 9, 2010, survived by his children, Richard Emory Wyatt, Dennis Randal Wyatt and Jeffrey Kevin Wyatt.

The above described property was acquired by the County of Wilkes under that Commissioner’s Deed dated October 24, 2018, and recorded at Book 1274, Page 189, Wilkes County Registry.  

See also that tax foreclosure action captioned “Wilkes County vs. Richard Emory Wyatt, et al.,” File No. 18 CVD 344, Wilkes County Clerk of Superior Court’s Office.

Second Parcel (Parcel ID No. 12-02591)

Beginning on an iron stake, Ben Whittington’s corner, on the South bank of the Elledge Mill road, running South 62 ½ degrees West with said road 74 ½ feet to a stake, thence South 29 ½ degrees East 18 poles to a stake, thence North 62 ½ degrees East 74 ½ feet, to an iron stake, Ben Whittington’s southwest corner, thence North 30 ½ degrees West with his line 18 poles to the beginning. Containing one half (½) acre, more or less.

Subject to the Right-of-Way for S.R. 1703 (Elledge Mill Road).

Subject to all service and utility easements of record, N.C. Highway Commission easements and rights of way of record, and all matters revealed by a current and accurate survey.

BEING the same property as conveyed by Guy Hayes and wife, Mary Hayes to William H. Wyatt and wife, Marie Wyatt, by deed dated May 13, 1953, and recorded in Deed Book 285 Page 346, Wilkes County Registry. Marie Everhardt Wyatt died intestate on March 25, 2007. William Howard Wyatt died intestate in Wilkes County on May 9, 2010, survived by his children, Richard Emory Wyatt, Dennis Randal Wyatt and Jeffrey Kevin Wyatt.

The above described property was acquired by the County of Wilkes under that Commissioner’s Deed dated October 24, 2018, and recorded at Book 1274, Page 190, Wilkes County Registry.  

See also that tax foreclosure action captioned “Wilkes County vs. Richard Emory Wyatt, et al.,” File No. 18 CVD 345, Wilkes County Clerk of Superior Court’s Office.

The County has received an offer of TEN THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED AND 00/100’s DOLLARS ($10,500.00), plus the cost of publication for this Notice, the cost of preparation of a Deed for the buyer, and the recording costs for said Deed, from Ms. Jody F. Freeman of 201 East Main Street, Wilkesboro, North Carolina.  A deposit of FIVE (5%) PERCENT has been received along with said offer. Within ten (10) days of the date hereunder any person may raise said offer by filing an upset bid in writing, stating the amount of the new offer and the name and address of the offeror. The upset bid shall be in an amount no less than ELEVEN THOUSAND SEVENTY-FIVE AND 00/100’s DOLLARS ($11,075.00), plus the cumulative costs of publication for this Notice, the cost of preparation of a Deed for the buyer, and the recording costs for the said Deed.  Upset bids shall be delivered to Anthony R. Triplett, County Attorney, Post Office Box 1388, 922 C Street, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659, no later than 5:00 P.M. on Friday, May 24, 2019, and shall be accompanied by a deposit in the amount of FIVE (5%) PERCENT of the new offer in cash, or by certified or personal check made payable to Wilkes County. Upset bids, if mailed, must be received in the office of Anthony R. Triplett on or before the above stated date.  In the event more than one upset bid is filed, the first upset bid received shall govern and all subsequent upset bids received shall be returned to their respective bidders. Upon receipt of an upset bid in compliance with the foregoing provisions, the property will be advertised again for additional upset bids, under the same procedure as set forth above, which procedure shall continue until no further upset bid has been received.

Upon the completion of all required upset bid periods the final offer received will be presented to the Wilkes County Board of Commissioners, which may accept the offer or reject the same. In the event the offer is rejected, the County may elect to sell the property again under the above stated procedure or under any other lawful procedure as permitted by Article 12, Chapter 160A, North Carolina General Statutes. In the event the offer is accepted, closing on the same must take place within thirty (30) days of said acceptance.

This the 14th day of May, 2019.

WILKES COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

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