Legals for 7/31/2020 - 8/06/2020

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NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage dated March 31, 2015, executed by Cora Lou Staggs, a single woman, to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. solely as nominee for Quicken Loans Inc., which mortgage was recorded on April 23, 2015, in Instrument No. 3416654, of the mortgage records in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, which mortgage was, duly transferred and assigned to Quicken Loans Inc., 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 9, 2020, the following described real estate, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

Land situated in the City of Glenco in the County of Etowah in the State of AL

The Southeast One-Half (SE ½) of Lots Number 1 and 3 in Block 8 of Sims Second Addition to Glencoe, as recorded in Plat Book “D”, Page 85, 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.

The successful bidder must tender a non-refundable deposit of Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00) in certified funds made payable to Stephens Millirons, P.C. at the time and place of sale. The balance of the purchase price must be paid in certified funds by noon on the second business day following the sale at the law firm of Stephens Millirons, P.C. at 120 Seven Cedars Drive, Huntsville, Alabama 35802. Stephens Millirons, P.C. reserves the right to award the bid to the next highest bidders should the highest bidder fail to timely tender the total amount due.

Quicken Loans, LLC FKA Quicken Loans Inc.

Transferee

Robert J. Wermuth/cls

Stephens Millirons, P.C.

P.O. Box 307

Huntsville, Alabama 35804

Attorney for Mortgagee

July 17, 24, and 31, 2020

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FORECLOSURE NOTICE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that mortgage dated March 11, 2016, in favor of First Bank of Boaz, a corporation, and executed by Calvary’s Way Community Church, an Alabama Association, which mortgage is recorded March 14, 2016, as Instrument Number 3431061, in the probate records of Etowah County, Alabama, the mortgagee has elected to declare the entire indebtedness secured by said mortgage to be due and payable as provided in said mortgage, and notice is hereby given that pursuant to the law and power of sale contained in said mortgage, the undersigned will sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash at the front doors of the Etowah County Courthouse at Gadsden, Alabama, at the legal hours of sale, on August 14, 2020, the following described real estate situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

Tract 1: Lots One (1), Two (2), Three (3), Four (4), Five (5), Six (6), Seven (7), Eight (8), Nine (9), Ten (10), Eleven (11), Forty-Six (46), Forty-Seven (47), Forty-Eight (48). and Forty-Nine (49), in Block Twenty One (21) of Cloverdale Subdivision of the Prickett Farm in Sections Nine (9) and Sixteen (16), Township Twelve (12) South, Range Five (5) East in or near the City of Attalla in Etowah County, Alabama, said property being and lying in Etowah County, Alabama. Less and except: Beginning at the NE corner of Lot 46, Block 21 of Cloverdale Subdivision, as recorded in Plat Book C, Page 46,

Etowah County Probate Office; thence South 08°58’45” West along the Easterly line of said Lot 46 a distance of 114.95 feet; thence North 83°19’37” West a distance of 78.19 feet; thence South 07°16’47” West a distance of 13.19 feet; thence North 81°12’50” West a distance of 127.76 feet; thence North 02°09’00” West a distance of 133.44 feet; thence South 81°12’51” East along the Northerly lines of Lots 49,48,47, and 46 a distance of 231.25 feet to the point of beginning. Said property being a portion of Lots 46 thru 49, Block 21 of Cloverdale Subdivision, as recorded in Plat Book C, Page 46, Etowah County Probate Office, and being subject to the existing right of way of Perman Street along the West side of the above described tract of land.

Tract 2: To reach a Point of Beginning: Commence at the Southwest Corner of the Southwest Quarter (SWA) of the Southwest Quarter (SWA), Section 9, Township 12 South, Range 5 East; thence run North 02 degrees 09 minutes West along the West boundary line a distance of 1206.30 feet to a point: thence deflect right 100 degrees, 58 minutes and run easterly a distance of 176.10 feet to the point of Beginning: thence continue along said line a distance of 150.00 feet to a point; thence deflect left 90 degrees 00 minutes and run northerly along the East boundary line of Lot Number Forty Three (43), Block 21, Cloverdale, according to the map or plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book “C”, Pages 46 and 47, Probate Office of Etowah County, Alabama, a distance of 118.00 feet to a point; thence deflect left 90 degrees 00 minutes and run westerly a distance of 150.00 feet to a point; thence deflect left 90 degrees 00 minutes and run southerly along the West Boundary Line of Lot Number Forty-Five (45), a distance of 118.00 feet to the Southwest Corner of Lot Number Forty-five (45) thereof and the Point of Beginning, said Tract embracing a portion of Lots Number Forty-three (43), Forty-four

five (45), Block 21, Cloverdale Subdivision, according to the map or plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book “C”, Pages 46 and 47, and being a portion of the Southwest Quarter (SW A) of the Southwest Quarter (SW 14), Section 9, Township 12 South, Range 5 East, lying East of the Huntsville Meridian, Etowah County, Attalla, Alabama, containing 0.41 acres, more or less, subject however to any right of ways, easements, or agreements that may exist. (aj/39950)

Said sale is being made for the purpose of applying the proceeds to the debt secured by the mortgage and the expenses of foreclosure. The auctioneer will give to the purchaser an Auctioneer’s deed subject to ad valorem taxes due October 1, 2020, subject to any and all statutory rights of redemption, subject to easement to Alabama Power Company of record in Book 649, Page 151, previous mortgages, if any, all easements, encroachments, unrecorded leases, if any, any rights of way for road, or otherwise, utilities, title to all minerals and all restrictions and covenants of record.

JONES & CAMERON LLC

ATTORNEY AND AUCTIONEER

P.O. BOX 940

GUNTERSVILLE, AL 35976

July 17, 24, and 31, 2020

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NOTICE OF FILE CLAIMS

CASE N: S-10862

The Estate of Lieselotte Strauss Turley

Harold Milam and Jackie Gordon Milam, appointed Personal Representative on 29th day of June, 2020 of the Estate of Lieselotte Strauss Turley, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama, notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott Hassell

Judge of Probate

July 17, 24, and 31, 2020

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FILE CLAIMS

Amy Buckelew was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 05/20/2020 Estate of Roberta Gail Gray, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

July 17, 24, and 31, 2020

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FILE CLAIMS

Linda Smith Yancey was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 06/24/2020 Estate of Frances B. Bone, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

July 17, 24, and 31, 2020

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FILE CLAIMS

Jacqueline Thrasher and Bill Thrasher was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 07/02/2020 Estate of Peggy Dale Stanley Allen, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

July 17, 24, and 31, 2020

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FILE CLAIMS

Martha Gibbs, was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 06/30/2020 Estate of Paula Hamilton Graham, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

July 17, 24, and 31, 2020

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FILE CLAIMS

Clarence Marvin Bryant, Jr. was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 07/08/2020 Estate of Clarence Marvin Bryant, Sr., deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

July 24, 31 and August 7, 2020

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FILE CLAIMS

Robert Milwee, Jr. was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 07/13/2020 Estate of Violet Gaffney Milwee, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

July 24, 31 and August 7, 2020

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

THE ESTATE OF FRANCES MADELINE HARRIS SMITH, DECEASED

CASE NO: S-10946

TAKE NOTICE that LETTERS TESTAMENTARY having been granted to Teresa Rena Reeves, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Frances Madeline Harris Smith, on the 9th day of July, 2020, by the Honorable Scott Hassell, Judge of Probate, Etowah County, Alabama.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that all persons having claims against the said Estate are hereby required to present the same within the time allowed by law of the same will be barred.

Jason Knowles

Knowles & Sullivan, LLC

Attorney for Petitioner

400 Broad Street

Gadsden, AL. 35901

256-547-7200

July 24, 31 and August 7, 2020

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR CONSTRUCTION BIDS

for PHASE III BOARDWALK

for A NEW BOARDWALK-BOAT SLIPS and BAIT SHACK

at SOUTHSIDE MARINA

for the

City of Southside, Alabama

Sealed construction proposals, in duplicate, will be received at the office of the City Clerk, Southside City Hall, Southside, Alabama, 35901 until 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read aloud.

A cashier’s check or bid bond payable to the City of Southside in an amount not less than five (5) percent of the amount of the bid, but in no event more than $10,000.00 must accompany the bidder’s proposal. Performance and Payment Bonds and evidence of insurance required in the bid documents will be required at the signing of the Contract.

Bid Documents may be examined at the office of the Architect, The Owner; Alabama AGC / ISQFT Plan Room; McGraw Hill Construction; and Construct Connect. Electronic copies of Bid Documents may be obtained from the Architect upon request of same by email. No printed hard copies of bid documents will be issued. Plan requests should be submitted to tom@tmm-architect.com. Only email requests will be accepted. The same process is applicable to sub-contractors and vendors.

General Contractors who obtain bid documents and wish to withdraw from the Official Bidders List must do so in writing to the Architect prior to the bid date. Bids received from General Contractors who are not on the Official Bidders List will not be accepted or opened. Thomas M. McElrath, Architect, makes no guarantee of bid documents obtained by Contractors and Vendors from sources other than the issued documents provided by the Architect. Contractors and Vendors who base their pricing from bid documents obtained otherwise, either in part or whole, do so at their own risk.

A Mandatory Attendance Pre-Bid Meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at Southside City Hall. All General Contractor Bidders expecting to submit a bid shall have a knowledgeable representative at this meeting.

Scope of Work includes, but is not limited to construction of a new Boardwalk, Fishing Pier (Additive Alternate), and related site grading and Stone Rip Rap installation on the city’s Marina Property. The Work consists generally of electrical site lighting and power relative to tying in the new pole lights, boardwalk, fishing pier, future fuel distribution system and future boat slips to the existing on-site electrical service. The new boardwalk and fishing pier will all be constructed on driven piles installed under this contract. The boardwalk will have wood railings and averages six (6’) feet in width with a length of approximately two-hundred eighty (280’) feet with three (3) nominal five (5’) foot wide approach walkways. The Additive Alternate Fishing Pier is a thirty (30’) foot octagon, with wood benches and six (6’) foot wide approach walkway of twenty (20’) feet in length. The fishing pier and its related approach walkway will have low voltage lighting mounted on the railing.

Bids must be submitted on proposal forms furnished by the Architect or copies thereof. No bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled closing time for receipt of bids for a period of forty-five (45) days. The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all proposals and to waive technical errors if, in the Owner’s judgment, the best interests of the Owner will thereby be promoted. The successful bidder will provide proof of enrollment in the Federal E-Verify Program and in compliance with the Beason-Hammond Act (Act 2011-535). All Bidders bidding in amounts exceeding $50,000.00 must be licensed under the Provision of Title 34, Chapter 8, Code of Alabama, 1975, and must show evidence of such by clearly displaying his or her current license number on the outside of the sealed envelope in which the proposal is delivered.

CITY of SOUTHSIDE, ALABAMA

2255 Highway 77, Southside Alabama

(256) 442-9775

THOMAS M. McELRATH, ARCHITECT.

717 Merit Springs Road, Gadsden, AL 35901

256-490-8244

July 10, 17, 24 and 31,2020

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Sealed proposals, in duplicate, from Qualified General Contractors will be received by Gadsden State Community College at the office of The Dean of Financial and Administrative Services, Allen Hall, Room 200A, GSCC Campus until 2:00pm CST, Tuesday, August 11, 2020 for Re-roofing of Inzer & Meadows Buildings: at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read. 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 Payment Bonds and evidence of insurance required in the bid documents will be required at the signing of the Contract. Drawings and specifications may be examined at the office of B. Craig Lipscomb, Architect, 442 Chestnut Street, Gadsden, AL 35901 and digitally upon request.

Bid Documents may be obtained from the Architect upon deposit of $200.00 per set, which will be refunded in full on the first two sets issued to each general contract bidder submitting a bonafide bid, upon return of documents in good condition within ten days of bid date. Other sets for general contractors, and sets for subcontractors and dealers, may be obtained with the same deposit, which will be refunded as above, less cost of printing, reproduction, handling, and distribution. Digital documents are available from the Architect at no cost.

Only general contractors who have been approved to bid pursuant to prequalification procedures, attended the mandatory pre-bid conference and have demonstrated the ability to provide 24/7/365 service with a main office within 60 miles driving distance of the project site as described in the pre-qualification package and/or Div 1 specifications and criteria established by the Owner will be eligible to bid for the Project. Written prequalification procedures and criteria are available for review at the office of B. Craig Lipscomb, Architect, 442 Chestnut Street, Gadsden, AL 35901 and digitally upon request. Bids must be submitted on proposal forms furnished by the Architect or copies thereof.

Prequalification packages are due at the office of the Architect by 5pm CST on Thursday, July 30, 2020.

A mandatory pre-bid conference shall be held on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 2pm CST at the campus cafeteria, Inzer Building, 1001 George Wallace Drive, Gadsden, AL 35903. Protective face coverings are required.

All bidders bidding in amounts exceeding that established by the State Licensing Board for General Contractors must be licensed under the provisions of Title 34, Chapter 8, Code of Alabama, 1975, and must show evidence of license before bidding or bid will not be received or considered by the Architect ; the bidder shall show such evidence by clearly displaying his or her current license number on the outside of the sealed envelope in which the proposal is delivered. The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all proposals and to waive technical errors if, in the Owner’s judgment, the best interests of the Owner will thereby be promoted.

Gadsden State Community College (Awarding Authority)

Craig Lipscomb, Architect,

256-390-5657, craig@bclarch.com (Architect)

July 17, 24, and 31, 2020

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR COMPLETION LEGAL NOTICE

In accordance with Chapter 1, Title 39, Code of Alabama, 1975, notice is hereby given that GREER BUILDING CONTRACTORS, LLC

(Contractor) Contractor, has completed the Contract for (Construction) (Renovation) (Alteration) (Equipment) (Improvement) of GSCC – BEVILL CENTER

at P.O. Box 227, Gadsden , AL 35902

(Insert location data in County or City) for the State of Alabama and the (County) (City) of Gadsden State Community College ,Owner(s), and have made request for final settlement of said Contract. All persons having any claim for labor, materials, or otherwise in connection with this project should immediately notify

AHO Architects, LLC 265 Riverchase Parkway East, Suite 204 Hoover, AL 35244

Greer Building Contractors, LLC

110 Thomas Dr.

Gadsden, AL 35904

July 10,17, 24 and 31,2020

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LEGAL NOTICE

Bedwell & Whorton Excavating, LLC hereby gives notice of completion of the Murphree Stadium Drainage Repair Project for the City of Gadsden, Alabama. This notice will appear for four (4) weeks, once weekly beginning on 7/31/2020 and ending on August 21, 2020. All claims should be filed with The City of Gadsden 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama 35901 or call 256-549-4520.

Jeff Bedwell, Owner

July 31, August 7, 14 and 21, 2020

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ORDER FOR SERVICE BY PUBLICATION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

ALABAMA TEACHERS CREDIT UNION,

PLAINTIFF

CASE NO.: CV2019-900998-GCD

VS

WESLEY JAMES HOUCKINS SCOTT,

DEFENDANT

NOTICE TO: Wesley James Houckins Scott, Addresses Unknown

A complaint has been filed in the Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama, styled Alabama Teachers Credit Union, Plaintiff v. Wesley James Houckins Scott, Defendant, bearing case # CV2019-900998-GCD, seeking judicial authorization for the Plaintiff to proceed with a mortgage foreclosure action on property located at 1118 Windsor Street, Gadsden, Alabama.

Publication of this notice in a newspaper of general circulation in Etowah County, Alabama, once a week for four consecutive weeks shall constitute service upon the Defendant. If the Defendant wishes to contest this action, he must file a written answer within thirty (30) days from the date of service with the Circuit Clerk of Etowah County, Alabama, with a copy of said answer being served upon DANA L. RICE, Attorney for Plaintiff, at P. O. Box 129, Gadsden, AL 35902, or thereafter a judgment by default may be entered against said defendant.

Done this 19th day of June, 2020.

George C. Day, Jr.

Circuit Judge

July 17, 24, 31 and August 7, 2020

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-19900681-WBO

STATE OF ALABAMA, ex rel: Etowah County Drug Enforcement Unit,

PLAINTIFF

VS.

$6,030.00 U.S. Currency,

DEFENDANT

In Re: Jairee Miquaze Rice

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 and firearms. You are hereby notified that you must answer said Complaint by the 4th day of September 2020. Failure to file such answer shall result in your loss of any claimed owner’s or other interest in said currency and property.

DONE this the 7th day of July 2020

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

July 10, 17, 24 and 31, 2020

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-20-900355-CDR

STATE OF ALABAMA, ex rel: Etowah County Drug Enforcement Unit,

PLAINTIFF

VS.

$800.00 U.S. Currency,

DEFENDANT

In Re: Miguel Alejandro Barajas-Herrera

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 29th day of August 2020. 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 2020

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

July 10, 17, 24 and 31, 2020

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LEGAL NOTICE

The following storage units will be auctioned or otherwise disposed of on August 13, 2020 beginning at 10:00 AM on the business premises of Southtowne Mini Warehouses.

Southtowne is located at 199 Woodland Drive, off of Steele Station Road in Rainbow City, Alabama.

Katelyn Keenum – Unit 59B

Robbie Emerson – Unit 64

Natalie Enterkin – Unit 168

Tamarcus Underwood – Unit 399

Glenda Pullen – Unit 638

Justin Crozier – Unit K-2

Helen Ray – Unit 183

Ja Rod Brcok – Unit 153

Anthony Gomez – Unit 180

Amanda Stovall – Unit 517

Randi Holt – Unit D-15

July 24 and July 31, 2020

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LEGAL NOTICE

The following storage unit will be evicted on August 14, 2020 at 9:00AM for violation of contract:

Alix Brothers Unit-42

Denise Ruiz Unit-61

Dakota Winston

Stuff It Mini Storage,

3605 Forrest Ave,

Gadsden, 35904

July 31 and August 7, 2020

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle (s) on 08/21/2020

VEHICLE 1

2017 Nissan Altima

VIN: 1N4AL3APXHC245316

VEHICLE 1

2009 BMW 528i

VIN: WBANU53509C122137

VEHICLE 1

2002 Honda

Odyssey

VIN: 2HKRL 18642H509429

Clubview Auto Repair & Towing

1900 Rainbow Dr.

Gadsden, AL 35901

July 17 and 24, 2020

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle (s) on 08/28/2020

VEHICLE 1

2009 NISSAN SENTRA

VIN: 3N1AB61E09L611421

VEHICLE 2

2003 FORD EXPEDITION

VIN: 1FMFU17LX3LA85271

VEHICLE 3

1993 FORD BRONCO

VIN: 1FMEU15N4PLA87796

VEHICLE 4

1986 BUICK REGAL

VIN: 1G4G M47Y4GP435588

J & J Towing

1727 Forrest Avenue

Gadsden, AL 35901

(256) 458-2007

 

July 24 and 31, 2020