STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE DAVIDSON COUNTY DISTRICT COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 11 JT 90 NOTICE OF SERVICE BY PUBLICATION IN THE MATTER OF: JOSHUA STEVEN FARMER TO: UNKNOWN FATHER, father of the above-captioned male child, Joshua Steven Farmer, born to Melissa Ann Toney on or about September 14, 2004 in Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia; TAKE NOTICE that a pleading seeking relief against you has been filed in the District Court of Davidson County, Lexington, North Carolina in the above-entitled action. The nature of the relief is as follows: Termination of your parental rights to the above-captioned child. You are required to make defense to such pleading no later than the 8th day of September, 2015, said date being forty (40) days from first publication of this notice and upon your failure to do so your parental rights will be terminated to said juvenile. This the 29th day of July, 2015. Christopher M. Watford Assistant Davidson County Attorney P.O. Box 1067 Lexington, North Carolina 27293-1067 Telephone: (336) 236-3019 Davidson County Department of Social Services NC Bar Number: 38577