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County To Sell Property That Is Delinquent On Taxes

People with unpaid Coffee County real property taxes who appear on the sale list have until 4:30 p.m. Jan. 11, 2013, to pay their taxes and prevent their property from being sold, according to Chancery Court Clerk and Master Charlotte Broyles. The properties will be auctioned on Saturday, Jan. 12, in the first floor courtroom at the Justice Center on Hillsboro Blvd. in Manchester, beginning at 10:01 a.m. According to Broyles, people wanting to bid on property should arrive early. She stated that as of December 31, 2012, there were 25 parcels remaining to be auctioned in the delinquent property tax sale. Property owners have until 4:30 p.m. on Friday, January 11, to pay the overdue amounts. Coffee County wants to sell property for delinquent taxes. In addition to the base amount of taxes owed, interest, attorney fees, sale and court costs have been added and will have to be paid to avoid the property sale. The bidding will start with a minimum price including taxes, interest, penalties, fees and costs. Once the sale is over, the high bidders are to pay for the property. Anyone wanting more information or wanting to pay delinquent property taxes should contact the office of Clerk and Master, 300 Hillsboro Blvd. in Manchester or call 723-5132.