Legals for the week of July 28 - August 4, 2017

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______________MORTGAGE

FORECLOSURE SALE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage executed by Phillip Morgan and Nicole Morgan, husband and wife, originally in favor of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for Quicken Loans Inc., on the 10th day of September, 2012, said mortgage recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, in Instrument Number 3373678; the undersigned Quicken Loans Inc., as Mortgagee/Transferee, under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage, will sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, in front of the main entrance of the Courthouse at Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, on October 3, 2017, during the legal hours of sale, all of its right, title, and interest in and to the following described real estate, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

Lots 22 and 23 of Pilgrims Rest Estates, as recorded in Plat Book I, Page 124 in the Probate Office of Etowah County, Alabama.

The hereinabove described property being one and the same as described in mortgage recorded in Instrument Number 3373678.

Property street address for informational purposes:  2610 Pilgrim Way, Southside, AL  35907

THIS PROPERTY WILL BE SOLD ON AN “AS IS, WHERE IS” BASIS, SUBJECT TO ANY EASEMENTS, ENCUMBRANCES, AND EXCEPTIONS REFLECTED IN THE MORTGAGE AND THOSE CONTAINED IN THE RECORDS OF THE OFFICE OF THE JUDGE OF PROBATE OF THE COUNTY WHERE THE ABOVE-DESCRIBED PROPERTY IS SITUATED.  THIS PROPERTY WILL BE SOLD WITHOUT WARRANTY OR RECOURSE, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED AS TO TITLE, USE AND/OR ENJOYMENT AND WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO THE RIGHT OF REDEMPTION OF ALL PARTIES ENTITLED THERETO.

Alabama law gives some persons who have an interest in property the right to redeem the property under certain circumstances.  Programs may also exist that help persons avoid or delay the foreclosure process. An attorney should be consulted to help you understand these rights and programs as a part of the foreclosure process.

This sale is made for the purpose of paying the indebtedness secured by said mortgage, as well as the expenses of foreclosure.

The successful bidder must tender a non-refundable deposit of Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00) in certified funds made payable to Sirote & Permutt, P.C. at the time and place of the sale. The balance of the purchase price must be paid in certified funds by noon the next business day at the Law Office of Sirote & Permutt, P.C. at the address indicated below. Sirote & Permutt, P.C. reserves the right to award the bid to the next highest bidder should the highest bidder fail to timely tender the total amount due.

The Mortgagee/Transferee reserves the right to bid for and purchase the real estate and to credit its purchase price against the expenses of sale and the indebtedness secured by the real estate.

This sale is subject to postponement or cancellation.

Quicken Loans Inc., Mortgagee/Transferee

Pam King

SIROTE & PERMUTT, P.C.

P. O. Box 55727

Birmingham, AL  35255-5727

Attorney for Mortgagee/Transferee

www.sirote.com/foreclosures

414320

July 28, Aug 4 & 11, 2017

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MORTGAGE

FORECLOSURE SALE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage executed by William A. Luttrell, a married man and Alicia M. Luttrell, a married woman, originally in favor of ABN AMRO Mortgage Group, Inc., on the 18th day of April, 2005, said mortgage recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, in Instrument Number M-2005-1642; the undersigned Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB, d/b/a Christiana Trust, not individually but as trustee for Pretium Mortgage Acquisition Trust, as Mortgagee/Transferee, under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage, will sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, in front of the main entrance of the Courthouse at Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, on September 19, 2017, during the legal hours of sale, all of its right, title, and interest in and to the following described real estate, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

Commence at an existing capped pipe at the Southeast Corner of the Northwest Quarter (NW 1/4) of the Southwest Quarter (SW 1/4), Section Eleven (11), Township Thirteen (13) South, Range Six(6) East of the Huntsville Meridian, Etowah County, Alabama and run North 84 degrees 37 minutes 00 seconds West, along the South line thereof, 150.00 feet to the point of beginning of the property herein; thence continue North 84 degrees 37 minutes 00 seconds West, along said South line, 150.21 feet to an existing 1/4 inch pipe; thence run North 01 degree 55 minutes 01 second East (M) North 01 degree 57 minutes 00 seconds East (R), leaving said South line, 436.21 feet (M) 436.00 feet (R) to an existing 3/4 inch pipe; thence run South 84 degrees 37 minutes 00 seconds East, 300.00 feet to an existing 3/8 inch rebar on the East line of said quarter; thence run South 01 degree 53 minutes 31 seconds West (M) South 01 degree 57 minutes 00 seconds West (R), 236.22 feet to a point; thence run North 84 degrees 37 minutes 00 seconds West, leaving said East line, 150.00 feet to a point; thence run South 01 degree 53 minutes 31 seconds West, 200.00 feet to the point of beginning. Said property being a portion of the Northwest Quarter (NW 1/4) of the Southwest Quarter (SW 1/4), Section  Eleven (11), Township Thirteen (13) South, Range Six(6) East, Etowah County, Alabama and contains 2.31 acres (more or less).

Property street address for informational purposes:  426 Nancy Drive, Glencoe, AL  35905

THIS PROPERTY WILL BE SOLD ON AN “AS IS, WHERE IS” BASIS, SUBJECT TO ANY EASEMENTS, ENCUMBRANCES, AND EXCEPTIONS REFLECTED IN THE MORTGAGE AND THOSE CONTAINED IN THE RECORDS OF THE OFFICE OF THE JUDGE OF PROBATE OF THE COUNTY WHERE THE ABOVE-DESCRIBED PROPERTY IS SITUATED.  THIS PROPERTY WILL BE SOLD WITHOUT WARRANTY OR RECOURSE, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED AS TO TITLE, USE AND/OR ENJOYMENT AND WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO THE RIGHT OF REDEMPTION OF ALL PARTIES ENTITLED THERETO.

Alabama law gives some persons who have an interest in property the right to redeem the property under certain circumstances.  Programs may also exist that help persons avoid or delay the foreclosure process. An attorney should be consulted to help you understand these rights and programs as a part of the foreclosure process.

This sale is made for the purpose of paying the indebtedness secured by said mortgage, as well as the expenses of foreclosure.

The successful bidder must tender a non-refundable deposit of Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00) in certified funds made payable to Sirote & Permutt, P.C. at the time and place of the sale. The balance of the purchase price must be paid in certified funds by noon the next business day at the Law Office of Sirote & Permutt, P.C. at the address indicated below. Sirote & Permutt, P.C. reserves the right to award the bid to the next highest bidder should the highest bidder fail to timely tender the total amount due.

The Mortgagee/Transferee reserves the right to bid for and purchase the real estate and to credit its purchase price against the expenses of sale and the indebtedness secured by the real estate.

This sale is subject to postponement or cancellation.

Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB, d/b/a Christiana Trust, not individually but as trustee for Pretium Mortgage Acquisition Trust, Mortgagee/Transferee

Rebecca Redmond

SIROTE & PERMUTT, P.C.

P. O. Box 55727

Birmingham, AL  35255-5727

Attorney for Mortgagee/Transferee

www.sirote.com/foreclosures

381064

July 28, Aug 4 & 11, 2017

______________MORTGAGE

FORECLOSURE SALE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage dated December 13, 2011, executed by Sarah Beth Baker, a single woman, to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., solely as nominee for First Federal Bank, which mortgage was recorded on December 20, 2011, in Instrument No. 3359815, of the mortgage records in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, which mortgage was, duly transferred and assigned to JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, notice is hereby given that pursuant to law and the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the undersigned will sell at public outcry, to the highest bidder for cash, in front of the Main entrance to the Etowah County Courthouse at Gadsden, Alabama, during the legal hours of sale on September 12, 2017, the following described real estate, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

Lot 7, Peteet Estates, Phase I, as recorded in Plat Book “L”, Page 53, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama.

This sale is made for the purpose of paying the indebtedness secured by said mortgage as well as expenses of foreclosure.  This property will be sold on an “as is, where is” basis, subject to any easements, encumbrances, and exceptions reflected in the mortgage and those contained in the records of the office of the Judge of Probate of the County where the above-described property is situated.  This property will be sold without warranty or recourse, expressed or implied as to condition, title, use and/or enjoyment and will be sold subject to the right of redemption of all parties entitled thereto. 

Alabama law gives some persons who have an interest in property the right to redeem the property under certain circumstances.  Programs may also exist that help persons avoid or delay the foreclosure process.  An attorney should be consulted to help you understand these rights and programs as a part of the foreclosure process. 

JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association

Transferee

Robert J. Wermuth/mgw

Stephens Millirons, P.C.

P.O. Box 307

Huntsville, Alabama  35804

Attorney for Mortgagee

Aug 4, 11 & 18, 2017

______________MORTGAGE

FORECLOSURE SALE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by mortgage executed by Debera Ann Smith, a single woman, to Don R. Townley, as Trustee of the Gene Waters 2005 Trust dated July 18, 2005, and restated on April 7, 2010, as shown in Miscellaneous Instrument Number 3330162, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, dated June 13, 2016, and filed for record in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, in Instrument Number 3435589; the undersigned mortgage owner, Don R. Townley, as Trustee of the Gene Waters 2005 Trust dated July 18, 2005, and restated on April 7, 2010, as shown in Miscellaneous Instrument Number 330162, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, has elected to declare the entire indebtedness secured by said mortgage due and payable as provided in the terms of said mortgage, and acting under and by virtue of the power and authority given by said mortgage, will on the 5th day of September, 2017, during the legal hours of sale, sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash in front of the courthouse door, City of GADSDEN, ETOWAH County, Alabama, the following described real estate situated in ETOWAH County, Alabama, to-wit:

Lot Number 79 in Parcel Number 5 as shown on map or property of Cone Mills Corporation, Dwight Division, according to the map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book “F”, Pages 51-65, Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, and lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama. Subject to easements or restrictions of record.

Alabama law gives some persons who have an interest in property the right to redeem the property under certain circumstances.  Programs may also exist that help persons avoid or delay  the foreclosure process.  An attorney should be consulted to help you understand these rights and  programs as a part of the foreclosure process.

The proceeds of said sale will be used, expended and applied in accordance with the terms of said mortgage.

Don R. Townley, as Trustee of the Gene Waters 2005 Trust dated July 18, 2005, and restated on

April 7, 2010, as shown in Miscellaneous Instrument

Number 3330162, Probate Office, Etowah County,

Alabama

Mortgage Owner

COPELAND LAW, LLP

Attorneys for owner

Aug 4, 11 & 18, 2017

______________NOTICE TO

FILE CLAIMS

ANGIE  KEENER appointed Personal Representative (s) on June 21, 2017 Estate of LEILA ELIZABETH STEWART MEADOWS, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Bobby M. Junkins

Judge of Probate

July 21, 28 & Aug 4, 2017

______________NOTICE TO

FILE CLAIMS

JEFFREY R. CEDARHOLM appointed Personal Representative (s) on June 29, 2017 Estate of MELBA C. COTHRAN, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Bobby M. Junkins

Judge of Probate

July 21, 28 & Aug 4, 2017

______________NOTICE TO

FILE CLAIMS

PHILLIP CHRISTIAN appointed Personal Representative (s) on July 6, 2017 Estate of MIRTIS IMOGENE CHRISTIAN, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Bobby M. Junkins

Judge of Probate

July 21, 28 & Aug 4, 2017

______________NOTICE TO

FILE CLAIMS

PEGGY WILLIAMSON PRESTON appointed Personal Representative (s) on May 11, 2017 Estate of JEFFREY KEITH BARRON, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Bobby M. Junkins

Judge of Probate

July 21, 28 & Aug 4, 2017

______________NOTICE TO

FILE CLAIMS

MYRTLE LAFAYE COLLEY appointed Personal Representative (s) on June 21, 2017 Estate of FRED AUGUSTA BATTLES, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Bobby M. Junkins

Judge of Probate

July 21, 28 & Aug 4, 2017

______________NOTICE TO

FILE CLAIMS

JANICE M. JENKINS appointed Personal Representative (s) on July 6, 2017 Estate of MICHAEL DUANE JENKINS, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Bobby M. Junkins

Judge of Probate

July 21, 28 & Aug 4, 2017

______________NOTICE TO

FILE CLAIMS

JENNIFER ANNE VINYARD HOWIE AND JAMES GARY VINYARD appointed Personal Representative (s) on July 6, 2017 Estate of J.C. VINYARD, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Bobby M. Junkins

Judge of Probate

July 21, 28 & Aug 4, 2017

______________NOTICE TO

FILE CLAIMS

GARY DON DAVENPORT AND REBECCA BOX SMITH appointed Personal Representative (s) on July 11, 2017 Estate of MARJORIE STONE DAVENPORT, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Bobby M. Junkins

Judge of Probate

July 21, 28 & Aug 4, 2017

______________NOTICE TO

FILE CLAIMS

GERTIE LOWE appointed Personal Representative (s) on June 29, 2017 Estate of JACK LOWE, SR., deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Bobby M. Junkins

Judge of Probate

July 21, 28 & Aug 4, 2017

______________NOTICE TO

FILE CLAIMS

RAYMOND EDWARD MCCOY appointed Personal Representative (s) on July 11, 2017 Estate of ANNIE M. MCCOY, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Bobby M. Junkins

Judge of Probate

July 21, 28 & Aug 4, 2017

______________NOTICE TO

FILE CLAIMS

SANDY LANETTE FALLIS appointed Personal Representative (s) on July 17, 2017 Estate of MELVIN CHARLES SNOW, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Bobby M. Junkins
Judge of Probate

July 28, Aug 4 & 11, 2017

______________NOTICE TO

FILE CLAIMS

STEPHANIE SAWYER appointed Personal Representative (s) on July 7, 2017 Estate of ROBERT D. COLEY, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Bobby M. Junkins
Judge of Probate

July 28, Aug 4 & 11, 2017

______________NOTICE TO

FILE CLAIMS

WILLIE MAE GILLEY appointed Personal Representative (s) on July 17, 2017 Estate of FRANCES MARIE BRUMBLOW, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Bobby M. Junkins
Judge of Probate

July 28, Aug 4 & 11, 2017

______________NOTICE TO

FILE CLAIMS

LESYA N. DENNIS appointed Personal Representative (s) on July 17, 2017 Estate of HARRY DENNIS, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Bobby M. Junkins
Judge of Probate

July 28, Aug 4 & 11, 2017

______________NOTICE TO

FILE CLAIMS

COREY EWING appointed Personal Representative (s) on July 25, 2017 Estate of RODNEY L. HIGGINS, JR., deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Bobby M. Junkins
Judge of Probate

Aug 4, 11 & 18, 2017

______________NOTICE TO

FILE CLAIMS

PAMELA W CASH appointed Personal Representative (s) on July 14, 2017 Estate of JIMMIE PHILLIPS WOOD, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Bobby M. Junkins
Judge of Probate

Aug 4, 11 & 18, 2017

______________NOTICE TO

FILE CLAIMS

CAREY R. CRANFORD appointed Personal Representative (s) on July 6, 2017 Estate of SAM CRANFORD, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Bobby M. Junkins
Judge of Probate

Aug 4, 11 & 18, 2017

______________NOTICE TO

FILE CLAIMS

LISA SUE WILLIAMS appointed Personal Representative (s) on July 20, 2017 Estate of DELYLA SUE ELLIOTT, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Bobby M. Junkins
Judge of Probate

Aug 4, 11 & 18, 2017

______________NOTICE TO

FILE CLAIMS

TERESA WATSON appointed Personal Representative (s) on July 10, 2017 Estate of RICKEY JOE WATSON, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Bobby M. Junkins
Judge of Probate

Aug 4, 11 & 18, 2017

______________NOTICE TO

FILE CLAIMS

JOHN KEAGAN LANG appointed Personal Representative (s) on July 25, 2017 Estate of GREGORY ALAN LANG, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Bobby M. Junkins
Judge of Probate

Aug 4, 11 & 18, 2017

______________NOTICE TO

FILE CLAIMS

TINA STRACENER appointed Personal Representative (s) on July 19, 2017 Estate of BUERAN DALE STRACENER, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Bobby M. Junkins
Judge of Probate

Aug 4, 11 & 18, 2017

______________NOTICE TO

FILE CLAIMS

WAYNE HOGAN appointed Personal Representative (s) on July 11, 2017 Estate of ALICE MARIE LAMBERT HOGAN, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Bobby M. Junkins
Judge of Probate

Aug 4, 11 & 18, 2017

______________NOTICE TO

FILE CLAIMS

PHILLIP REED SATTERFIELD appointed Personal Representative (s) on July 14, 2017 Estate of OSSIE BROOKS SATTERFIELD, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Bobby M. Junkins
Judge of Probate

Aug 4, 11 & 18, 2017

______________

RESOLUTION NO. R-251-17

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance

                                                                       

Whereas, the Building Official has determined that a structure located at

1210 STROUD AVENUE in District 2 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Numbers Seven (7) and Eight (8) in Block “G”, in Stroud’s First Subdivision according to the map thereof as recorded in Plat Book “B”, Pages 4 and 85, in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, and lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.

is a nuisance and ordered its abatement; and

Whereas, as required by the City Code, notice of a public hearing has been given to Juanita Horton, P.O. Box 465, David L. Williams, and the estate of David C. Williams;

Now, Therefore, be it resolved by the City Council of the City of Gadsden as follows:

1. The Council finds that the structure constitutes a nuisance in violation of the City Code and should be abated.

2. The Building Official is authorized to abate the nuisance by removing or repairing said structure and to give notice of this decision in accordance with the City 

Code.

        

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden on July 25, 2017.

      

Iva Nelson, City Clerk              

Aug 4, 2017

______________

RESOLUTION NO. R-252-17

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance

                                                                       

Whereas, the Building Official has determined that a structure located at

1220 ETOWAH AVENUE in District 3 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot 17 in Block 12 on Interurban Land Company’s First Addition, according to the map thereof recorded in Plat Book B, Pages 206-209, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama.

is a nuisance and ordered its abatement; and

Whereas, as required by the City Code, notice of a public hearing has been given to Jeanette Chandler, 901 South 12th Street;

Now, Therefore, be it resolved by the City Council of the City of Gadsden as follows:

1. The Council finds that the structure constitutes a nuisance in violation of the City Code and should be abated.

2. The Building Official is authorized to abate the nuisance by removing or repairing said structure and to give notice of this decision in accordance with the City 

Code.

         

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden on July 25, 2017.

      

Iva Nelson, City Clerk     

Aug 4, 2017         

______________

RESOLUTION NO. R-253-17

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance

                                                                       

Whereas, the Building Official has determined that a structure located at

1301 ELLIS AVENUE in District 6 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lots Number 1 (one), 2 (two), & 22 (twenty-two), 23 (twenty-three) in block #5 Ellis edition according to the map or plat as appears.

is a nuisance and ordered its abatement; and

Whereas, as required by the City Code, notice of a public hearing has been given to Jailbusters of Etowah County, Inc., 305 Wilson Street;

Now, Therefore, be it resolved by the City Council of the City of Gadsden as follows:

1. The Council finds that the structure constitutes a nuisance in violation of the City Code and should be abated.

2. The Building Official is authorized to abate the nuisance by removing or repairing said structure and to give notice of this decision in accordance with the City 

Code.

      

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden on July 25, 2017.

      

Iva Nelson, City Clerk              

Aug 4, 2017

______________NOTICE OF

PUBLIC

HEARING

THE CITY OF ATTALLA WILL BE HOLDING A PUBLIC HEARING ON AUGUST 21, 2017 AT 5:00PM AT ATTALLA CITY HALL FOR ANNEXATION OF THE PROPERTY LISTED IN THE FOLLOWING DESCPRIPTION

For a Point of Beginning, Commence at the Southeast Corner of the Southeast Quarter (SE 1/4) of the Southeast Quarter (SE1/4) of Section 17, Township 12 South, Range 5 East; thence run North along East Boundary Line a distance of 2329.56 feet to a point on the South right of way line of Jones Sawmill Road; thence deflect left 86 degrees 07 minutes and run northwesterly a distance of 590.89 feet to a point in the centerline of C.S.X railroad line; thence deflect left 43 degrees 40 minutes and run southwesterly along centerline of tracks a distance of 2273.68 feet to a point in the centerline of C.S.X. railroad tracks also being the centerline of Rook Creek; thence deflect left 78 degrees 38 minutes 15 seconds and run southeasterly along the centerline of Rook Creek a distance of 1052.94 feet to a point in the centerline of Burgess Road; thence deflect left 61 degrees 56 minutes 03 seconds and run easterly along centerline of Burgess Road a distance of 1835.63 feet to the Point of Beginning, said tract embracing all of the Southeast Quarter (SE ¼) of the Southeast Quarter (SE ¼) and a portion of the Southwest (SW ¼) of the Southeast Quarter (SE ¼) and the Northeast Quarter (NE ¼) of the Southeast Quarter and the Northwest Quarter (NW ¼) of the Southeast Quarter ( SE ¼), Section 17, Township 12 South, Range 5 East, lying East of the Huntsville Meridian, Etowah County, Alabama, containing 88.7 acres more or less, subject however to any rights-of-ways, easements or agreements of records that may exist.

LESS AND EXCEPT a 30 feet right-of-way lying North of Burgess Road and a 50 feet right-of-way lying easterly and northeasterly of C.S.X. Railroad, INC.

Notice to be published once a week for 4 weeks in the Messenger, Attalla Post Office, City Hall, Carnes Recreation Center and downtown public bulletin board.

Johnnie Sue Gilbert

City Clerk

July 28, Aug 4, 11 & 18, 2017

______________NOTICE OF

CONDEMNATION FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-17-900525-WHR

STATE OF ALABAMA, ex rel:

Etowah County Drug Enforcement Unit,

PLAINTIFF

VS.

$2,060.00 U.S. Currency,

One 1974 Chevrolet C-10

VIN# CCV144S 185075

DEFENDANT

In Re: Terry Wayne Yow, Jr.

TO ANY PERSON, CORPORATION OR OTHER ENTITY CLAIMING AN OWNER’S BONA FIDE INTEREST IN THE HEREINABOVE DESCRIBED CURRENCY:

WHEREAS, the State of Alabama has filed its complaint in the above described action seeking condemnation, forfeiture and ultimate disposition of the above described vehicle and currency. You are hereby notified that you must answer said Complaint by the 22nd day of September, 2017. Failure to file such answer shall result in your loss of any claimed owner’s or other interest in said currency.

DONE this the 21st day of July, 2017.

Cassandra Johnson

Circuit Clerk

July 28, Aug 4, 11 & 18, 2017

______________NOTICE OF

PUBLICATION

IN THE MATER OF THE ADOPTION PETITION

NOTICE TO: APRIL STRICKLAND LANKFORD & UNNAMED FATHER

ADDRESS: UNKNOWN

You will take notice that a Petition for the Adoption of a minor child (born to April Strickland Lankford), was filed on June 6, 2017, alleging that the whereabouts of the natural mother, April Strickland Lankford, are unknown, and the whereabouts of the presumed natural father are unknown and it is thought that he is now deceased. The minor child’s birth date is December 5, 2008.

Please be advised that should you intend to contest this adoption, you must file a written response within thirty (30) days of the date of the last publication herein, with counsel for the petitioners, whose name and address is shown below, and with the Clerk of the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama, PO Box 187, Gadsden, AL 35902.

Attorney for Petitioner:

Luther D. Abel

408 4th Street

Gadsden, AL 35901

Bobby M. Junkins
Judge of Probate

July 28, Aug 4, 11 & 18, 2017

______________

NOTICE OF

HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

Case No: S8983

IN RE: The estate of BARBARA CRANE, deceased

TO: Valerie Jones, daughter, whereabouts unknown

THOMAS VERLYN CRANE has filed in this court a Petition for Consent and Final Settlement of the Estate of BARBARA CANE, Deceased, and prays for an order Closing said estate.

You are hereby further notified to appear on or before the 31st day of August, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. when said petition will be heard and to contest said Closing should you see fit.

Dated this the 20th day of July, 2017.


Bobby M. Junkins
Judge of Probate

July 28, Aug 4 & 11, 2017

______________NOTICE OF

COURT ACTION

IN THE JUVENILE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTERS OF: J.H., a minor

CASE NO: JU-15-000360.02-WHC

R.H., a minor

CASE NO: JU-15-000360.02-WHC

“DONNIE GLEN JONES, must answer the Petition for Paternity, filed by Robert Horton, in the District Court of Etowah County, Alabama, within fourteen (14) days or a judgment by default may be entered against him.”

/s/ Thomas A. King

Attorney for Petitioner

128 south 8th Street

Gadsden, AL 35901

256-547-1117

office@alalegal.com

July 28, Aug 4, 11 & 18, 2017

______________LEGAL NOTICE

McCartney Construction Company, Inc. hereby gives notice of completion of contract with the City of Attalla for construction of Project No. AL-17892 in Etowah County.
This notice will appear for four consecutive weeks beginning on July 28, 2017 and ending on August 18, 2017.

All claims should be filed at McCartney Construction Company, Inc., 331 Albert Rains Boulevard, Gadsden, Alabama 35901 during this period.

McCartney Construction Company, Inc.

July 28, Aug 4, 11 & 18, 2017

______________ADVERTISEMENT

FOR BIDS

Sealed proposals will be received by the Gadsden State Community College; at the Allen Hall Financial Conference Room on the Wallace Drive Campus;  Gadsden, Alabama;  AT 2:00 PM LOCAL TIME ON                                     JULY 20, 2017, at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read, for:

INZER HALL RENOVATIONS – PHASE 1

NEW ADVISING CENTER

GADSDEN STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

GADSDEN, ALABAMA

(Local Funds)

The Work of the project includes, but is not limited to, selective demolition, new HVAC replacement, as specified and as indicated on the Drawings; coordination and supervision of the entire project; and all related work, as indicated in the Bid and Contract Documents.

A cashier’s check or bid bond payable to Gadsden State Community College in an amount not less than five (5) percent of the amount of the bid, but in no event more than $10,000, must accompany the bidder’s proposal.  Performance and statutory Labor and Material Payment Bonds, insurance in compliance with requirements, and verification of E-Verify enrollment (also with Proposals), will be required at the signing of the Contract.

Drawings and Specifications may be examined at the Office of the Architect; and digital Plan Rooms of:  Dodge SCAN; Reed Construction Data; AGC Internet Plan Room in Birmingham, Alabama and Alabama Graphics Internet Plan Room in Montgomery, Alabama.

Bid Documents may be obtained from the Architect by digital access/file sharing access for a one time administrative fee of $25.00 (non-refundable; separate check), and/or on CD (PDF format) for a one time deposit of $50.00 (non-refundable; separate check), and/or upon deposit of $75.00 per set (separate check), which will be refunded in full on the first two (2) sets issued to each bidder submitting a bonafide bid, upon return of documents in good and reusable condition within ten (10) days of bid date.  Other sets for general contractors, and sets for subs and dealers, may be obtained with the same deposit, which will be refunded as above, less cost of printing, reproduction, handling and distribution, which is estimated to be the same as the deposit amount.  Partial sets will not be available.

To expedite distribution of bid documents, deposit check(s) should be faxed and mailed to Goodwyn, Mills and Cawood, Inc.;  Attn:  Jill Nelson;  PO Box 242128;  Montgomery, AL  36124;  Fax No.:  (334) 272-1566, or emailed to:  Jill.Nelson@gmcnetwork.com.

Bids must be submitted on proposal forms furnished by the Architect or copies thereof.  All bidders bidding in amounts exceeding that established by the State Licensing Board for General Contractors must be licensed under the Provision of Title 34, Chapter 8, Code of Alabama, 1975, as amended, and must show such evidence of license before bidding or bid will not be received or considered by Architect or Owner;  The bidder shall show such evidence by clearly displaying their current license number on the outside of the sealed envelope in which the proposal is delivered;  Bidder must also include their current license number on the Proposal Form.  No bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled closing time for receipt of bids for a period of SIXTY (60) days.

A PRE-BID CONFERENCE will be held at the same location where bids are to be opened, at 10:00 AM LOCAL TIME ON JULY 13, 2017, for the purpose of reviewing the project and answering Bidder’s questions.  Attendance at the Pre-Bid Conference is highly recommended for all General Contractor Bidders intending to submit a Proposal, and for all Subcontractors.

This project is being bid EXCLUDING TAXES, and requires the Contractor comply with the requirements of Act 2013-205, which was signed into law on May 9, 2013.  The Contractor and the Owner will be required to apply for Certificates of Exemption with the Alabama Department of Revenue which will handle administration of the Certificates.  The Contractor shall account for the tax savings on the Proposal Form.

Additional qualifications and requirements for General Contractor Bidders and separate Subcontractors are indicated in the Bid and Contract Documents.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all proposals and to waive technical errors if, in their judgment, the best interests of the Owner will thereby be promoted.

GADSDEN STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Gadsden, Alabama

Martha G. Lavender, PhD, RN, FAAN, President

GOODWYN, MILLS & CAWOOD, INC.

MEMBERS, AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS

2660 EastChase Lane, Suite 200

Montgomery, AL  36117

Phone: (334) 271-3200

Fax: (334) 272-1566

July 21, 28 & Aug 4, 2017 

______________NOTICE OF

CONDEMNATION

FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-17-900511-WHR

STATE OF ALABAMA, ex rel:

Etowah County Drug Enforcement Unit,

PLAINTIFF

VS.

$1,741.25 U.S. Currency

DEFENDANT

In Re: Chance Mikel Thomas

TO ANY PERSON, CORPORATION OR OTHER ENTITY CLAIMING AN OWNER’S BONA FIDE INTEREST IN THE HEREINABOVE DESCRIBED CURRENCY:

WHEREAS, the State of Alabama has filed its complaint in the above described action seeking condemnation, forfeiture and ultimate disposition of the above described currency. You are hereby notified that you must answer said Complaint by the 8th day of September, 2017. Failure to file such answer shall result in your loss of any claimed owner’s or other interest in said currency.

DONE this the 10th day of July, 2017.

Cassandra Johnson

Circuit Clerk

July 14, 21, 28 & Aug 4, 2017

______________NOTICE OF SUMMONS

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL ACTION NO. CV17-99

SHEILA MAYLENE HANEY,

Plaintiff

v.

For a point of beginning to describe the property herein start at the Northwest corner of the Southwest Quarter (SW ¼) of the Southwest Quarter (SW ¼) in Section Seventeen (17), and from thence run South along the West line of said forty a distance of 133 feet; thence South 40° East along the Southwest line of Lot Number Two (2) of the Beulah M. Richardson lot a distance of 213 feet to a point and which is the point of beginning, and from said point of beginning continue South 40° East along the Southwest line of said Lot Number Two (2) a distance of 210 feet to a point where said line intersects the Northwest line of that certain tract of land conveyed by W.H. Persall and wife to Grady Puckett, et al, dated March 6, 1951, and recorded in Book 466, page 115, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama; thence in a Northeasterly direction along the Northwest line of said Puckett tract a distance of 210 feet to a point; thence North 40° West and parallel to the Southwest lien of said Lot Number Two (2) a distance of 210 feet; thence South 25° West and parallel with the Northwest line of said Puckett tract a distance of 210 feet to the point of beginning, said description embracing a portion of Lot Number Two (2) in Beulah M. Richardson’s Plat, according to map thereof recorded in Plat Book “C”, Page 343, Probate Office, and lying and being in Etowah County, Alabama.

AND FORNEY HOLLAND, IDELL BRADLEY, IKE BRADLEY, EVIE B. BRADLEY, SHERMAN GRAY, III, AND DONNA GARGUS, and any persons claiming any present interest therein and including any future, contingent, reversionary, remainder, or other interest therein,

Defendants.

TO: LAND, FORNEY HOLLAND, IDELL BRADLEY, IKE BRADLEY, EVIE B. BRADLEY, SHERMAN GRAY, III, AND DONNA GARGUS, and all other persons claiming any present, future, contingent, remainder, revision, or other interest in said lands.

You are notified that the above styled action seeking a declaratory judgment and clearing title to the above property for SHELIA MAYLENE HANEY was filed against you in the Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama and that by reason of an order for service by publication, you are commanded and required to file with the Clerk of this Court an answer to the complaint within 30 days after the last publication of this notice, or default judgment will be entered against you.

This the 2nd day of August, 2017.

Cassandra Johnson

Circuit Clerk

Aug 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2017

______________NOTICE OF

ESTATE

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE: THE ESTATE OF PHILLIP WAYNE CHAPMAN, deceased

CASE NO.: S-9492

A Petition for Summary Distribution of the Estate of PHILLIP WAYNE CHAPMAN, Deceased, having been submitted to the Honorable Bobby Junkins, Judge of Probate, by Petitioners, KRISTI DAWN CHAPMAN and PHILLIP SCOTT CHAPMAN, on the 16th day of April, 2017; Notice is hereby given that all persons contesting said Petition shall file response thereto with the Judge of Probate, Etowah County, within 30 days of the date of this publication.

Bobby M. Junkins

Judge of Probate

Aug 4, 2017

______________NOTICE OF

CONDEMNATION

FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-17-900509-DAK

STATE OF ALABAMA, ex rel:

Etowah County Drug Enforcement Unit,

PLAINTIFF

VS.

$7,292.00 U.S. Currency

DEFENDANT

In Re: Jerome Wynn

TO ANY PERSON, CORPORATION OR OTHER ENTITY CLAIMING AN OWNER’S BONA FIDE INTEREST IN THE HEREINABOVE DESCRIBED CURRENCY:

WHEREAS, the State of Alabama has filed its complaint in the above described action seeking condemnation, forfeiture and ultimate disposition of the above described currency. You are hereby notified that you must answer said Complaint by the 5th day of September, 2017. Failure to file such answer shall result in your loss of any claimed owner’s or other interest in said currency.

DONE this the 6th day of July, 2017.

Cassandra Johnson

Circuit Clerk

July 14, 21, 28 & Aug 4, 2017

______________ADVERTISEMENT FOR PREQUALIFICATION AND BIDS

PREQUALIFICATION PROPOSALS will be received via email, or other electronic transmission,  and one paper copy, on behalf of the Owner by Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood, Inc.,  at 2701 1st Avenue South, Ste. 100, Birmingham, AL  35233, for the below referenced project, until 2:00 PM Local Time, Thursday, July 27, 2017.  The prequalification procedure is intended to identify responsible and competent bidders relative to the requirements of the Project.  Prequalification proposal requirements may be obtained from the Architect, by request either by phone (205.879.4462) or e-mail alyssa.morley@gmcnetwork.com, to Alyssa Morley. Additional qualifications and requirements for General Contractor Bidders and separate Subcontractors are indicated in the Bid and Contract Documents.

SEALED PROPOSALS will be received only from previously PRE-QUALIFIED General Contractors by The City of Attalla, located at 612 4th Street NW, Attalla, Alabama 35954; until 2:00 PM Local Time, Thursday, August 17, 2017 for this project:

NEW FIRE STATION No.2

for

THE CITY OF ATTALLA, ALABAMA

(LOCALLY FUNDED)

at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read.

A cashiers check or bid bond payable to The City of Attalla in an amount not less than five (5) percent of the amount of the bid, but in no event more than $10,000, must accompany the bidder’s proposal.  Performance and statutory Labor and Material Payment Bonds, and insurance in compliance with requirements, will be required at the signing of the Contract.

Drawings and Specifications may be examined at the Office of the Architect; Dodge Data & Analytics; Data Fax; and ConstructConnect.

Bid documents (Plans, Specifications, and Addenda) will be sent to prequalified General Contractors only from the Architect electronically with no deposit.  Subcontractors should contact a General Contractor or plan room for documents.

Only General Contractors who have completed the prequalification process within the stated time limits, and which are properly licensed in accordance with criteria established by the State Licensing Board for General Contractors under the Provision of Title 34, Chapter 8, Code of Alabama, 1975, as amended, will be considered for prequalification for the Work of this project. 

A MANDATORY PRE-BID CONFERENCE will be held at the same location as bids are to be opened, at 2:00 PM local time Tuesday, August 8, 2017 for the purpose of reviewing the project and answering Bidder’s questions.  Attendance at the Pre-Bid Conference IS REQUIRED for all General Contractor Bidders intending to submit a Proposal, and is highly recommended for Subcontractors.  Bids from General Contractors not attending the Pre-Bid Conference will be rejected.

Per the Owner and the Alabama Department of Revenue (ADOR), Act 2013-205, the project will be bid EXCLUDING TAXES and will require the Contractor to complete ABC Form C-3A Accounting of Sales Tax Attachment to ABC Form C-3 Proposal Form (October 2013) which will be submitted with the Contractors Proposal at the time of the Bid.  If awarded the bid, both tax exempt entity and contractor shall apply for certificates of exemption.  ADOR shall issue certificates of exemption from sales and use tax for each tax exempt project. Certificates shall only be issued to contractors licensed by the State Licensing Board for General Contractors or any subcontractor working under the same contract.  Items eligible for exemption are building materials, construction materials and supplies and other tangibles that become part of the structure.  ADOR will handle the administration of the certificates and the accounting of exempt purchases.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, to waive technical errors and/or abandon the prequalification and bid process if, in their judgment, the best interests of the Owner will thereby be promoted.

The City of Attalla, Alabama

612 4th Street NW

Attalla, Alabama, 35954

GOODWYN, MILLS & CAWOOD, INC.

MEMBERS, AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS

2701 1st Avenue South, Suite 100

Birmingham, Alabama  35233

Phone: (205) 879-4462

Fax: (205) 879-4493

July 14, 21 & 28, 2017

______________NOTICE OF

VEHICLE

POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle on September 1, 2017 for charges due.

VEHICLE 1

2004 CHEVROLET MALIBU

VIN: 1G1ZU5 4844F104897

VEHICLE 2

1999 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX

VIN: 1G2WP52 K9XF313190

VEHICLE 3

2002 OLDSMOBILE SILHOUETTE

VIN: 1GHDX03E92 D186888

Buddy’s Towing & Recovery

519 N 13th Street, Gadsden, AL 35901

PH: 256-439-9598

July 28 & Aug 4, 2017

______________NOTICE OF

VEHICLE

POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle on September 1, 2017 for charges due.

VEHICLE 1

2007 VOLVO VN

VIN: 4V4NC9TH 87N434624

ER Towing & Recovery

827 Jones St. Gadsden, Al 35901

PH: 256-547-1549 Fax: 256-543-1559

July 28 & Aug 4, 2017

______________AUCTION

NOTICE

Pursuant to the provisions of Alabama Abandoned Motor Vehicle Act: Section 32-13-4 Code of Alabama 1975, notice is hereby given to the Owners, lienholders, and other interested parties that the following described vehicles were taken into custody by Autow’s Towing:

3038 – 2003 KIA SPECTRA

VIN: KNAFB121 435223534

DATE: 6/18/16

FROM: SPARKS AVE. IN BOAZ

#089 – 1995 BUICK LESABRE

VIN: 1G4HP52L XSH481457

TAG: 6KW20

DATE: 7/01/16

FROM: SMITH DR. HORTON, AL.

#0227 – 95 JEEP CHEROKEE

VIN: 1J4FX58S XSC768816

DATE: 7/24/16

FROM: ONEONTA CUTOFF RD. ALBERTVILLE

#0714 – 06 HUMMER H3

VIN: 5GTDN136 968316329

TAG: 50CK875

DATE: 9/29/16

FROM: HWY 431 @ MOUNTAINBORO RD.

#0846 – 00 LINCOLN LS

VIN: 1LNHM87A 6YY919630

TAG: 7578AN8

DATE: 10/28/16

FROM: KING ST. 2 USRY AVE. – BOAZ

#1213 – 99 FORD CROWN VICTORIA

VIN: 2FAFP74W3 XX139473

DATE: 12/20/16

FROM: SHEAY AVE. – BOAZ

#2319 – 99 CHEVROLET BLAZER

VIN: 1GNCS18 W0XK139332

TAG: 8H9J6

DATE: 5/20/17

FROM: GADSDEN

#2336 – 06 DODGE CHARGER

VIN: 2B3KA53H36 H309861

TAG: N891655 (IL)

DATE: 5/22/17

FROM: DOUBLE BRIDGES RD, BOAZ

#2383 – JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE

VIN: 1J4FX58S7W C156840

DATE: 6/11/17

FROM: GADSDEN

#2449 – 03 YAMAHA FZS10

VIN: JYARN07E3 3A006668

DATE: 6/08/17

FROM: STEELE STATION RD @ LUMBLEY RD – RAINBOW CITY

#2517 – 95 FORD CROWN VICTORIA

VIN: 2FALP71W9 SX140157

DATE: 6/13/17

FROM: GADSDEN

#2518 – 96 CHEVROLET CAMARO

VIN: 2G1FP22K6 T2104147

DATE: 6/12/17

FROM: GADSDEN

#2519 – 02 MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE

VIN: 4A3AC54H 22E028734

DATE: 6/12/17

FROM: GADSDEN

#2524 – 98 DODGE DURANGO

VIN: 1B4HS28Y6W F187069

TAG: 4613AC7

DATE: 6/12/17

FROM: GADSDEN

#2551 – 96 MAZDA MILLENIA

VIN: JM1TA221 XT1205254

TAG: 5088AM4

DATE: 6/15/17

FROM: GADSDEN

#2553 – 98 HONDA ACCORD

VIN: 1HGCG565 XWA127142

TAG: 7798AS8

DATE: 6/15/17

FROM: GADSDEN

#2554 – 10 CHEVROLET IMPALA

VIN: 2G1WA5EK 8A1126653

TAG: 9304AH9

DATE: 6/19/17

FROM: I59 – STEELE

#2558 – 79 WINN RVH21

VIN: CPL32933 04430

TAG: 31R10059

DATE: 6/19/17

FROM: REEDY CIR. – BOAZ

Vehicles will be sold at public auction to the highest bidder for cash at 15575 US HWY 278W on 8/30/17 at 10:00 AM. The Seller shall have the right to reject any and all bids if, in the opinion of the Seller, the bid is unreasonably low. Call Autow’s Towing & Garage at 256-490-7237 for more information. Vehicles will be available for inspection at auction site 1 hour prior to sale.

Aug 4 & 11, 2017