Legals for 12/04/2020 - 12/10/2020

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MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE NOTICE

Whereas, default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage executed by Stanley Wood Routon, a married man, to The Exchange Bank of Alabama on the 10th day of November, 2016, said mortgage being recorded at Instrument #: 3442706, recorded in the office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, and the undersigned, by reason of such default, having declared the entire remaining indebtedness secured by said mortgage to be immediately due and payable, and said mortgage subject to foreclosure, and such default continuing, notice is hereby given, that acting under the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the undersigned, Dana L. Rice, will sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash in front of the Courthouse door in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, during the legal hours of sale on the 21st day of December, 2020, the following described real estate situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

Commence at the intersection of the South right of way line of Cedar Bend Road and the West right of way line of Alabama Highway 77 and run Westerly along the South right of way line of Cedar Bend Road a distance of 200 feet to the point of beginning; thence deflect 92 degrees left and run a distance of 150 feet; thence deflect 92 degrees right and run a distance of 200 feet; thence deflect 88 degrees right and run a distance of 150 feet to a point on the South right of way line of Cedar Bend Road; thence deflect right and run Easterly along the South right of way line of Cedar Bend Road a distance of 200 feet to the point of beginning; being a portion of the N ½ of the SW ¼ of Section 20, Township 13 South, Range 6 East, lying and being in Etowah County, Alabama.

Said sale will be made for the purpose of paying the indebtedness secured by said mortgage, as well as the expenses of foreclosure.  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 part of the foreclosure process.

The Exchange Bank of Alabama

Dana L. Rice, Its Attorney

Turnbach, Warren, Rice, Lloyd, Frederick & Smith, P.C.  

P. O. Box 129

Gadsden, AL  35902

November 27, December 4 and 11, 2020

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain real estate mortgage executed by Sallico, LLC, to The Exchange Bank of Alabama on the 14th day of September, 2017, recorded as Instrument Number 3456551, in the Office of the Judge of Probate, Etowah County, Alabama; Said Mortgagee, by reason of such default having declared all the indebtedness secured by said mortgage due and payable, and said mortgage subject to foreclosure, and such defaults continuing, notice is hereby given that, acting under the powers of sale contained in said mortgage, the Mortgagee will sell at public outcry, for cash to the highest and best bidder, in front of the Courthouse door of the Etowah County Courthouse, during the legal hours of sale on December 21, 2020, the following described real property situated in Etowah County, Alabama:

Commence at a “T” post marking the NE corner of the NW 1/4-NE 1/4 in Section 5, T-10-S, R-7-E, thence S 86E44’03” W 150.75’ to a rock corner, thence S37E35’20”W 446.41’ to a ½” rebar capped (CA-497-LS), thence S60E54’08”E 424.34’ to a point on the northwesterly R/W of U.S. Highway #11 (80’ R/W), thence S26E33’06”W 351.00’ along said R/W to a ½” rebar capped (CA-497-LS), said point being the point of beginning, thence continue along said R/W the following bearings and distances: Thence S26E33’06”W 104.48’ to a ½” rebar capped (Dowdy), thence S26E34’22”W 279.81’ to a bent ½” rebar, thence S26E34’22”W 65.05’ to a ½” rebar capped (CA-497-LS) in the center of a ditch, thence leaving said R/W and along said center of said ditch the following bearings and distances: Thence N09E58’27”E 72.96 to a ½” rebar capped (CA 497-LS), thence N09E16’57”W 116.66’ to a ½” rebar capped (CA-497-LS), thence N10E48’39”E 22.33’ to a ½” rebar capped (CA-497-LS), thence N10E20’52”W 38.92’ to a bent ½” rebar, thence N37E32’22”W 12.00’ to a ½” rebar capped (CA-497-LS), thence leaving said center of said ditch N29E29’06”E 107.68’ to a ½” rebar capped (Dowdy), thence N30E28’13”E 127.83’ to a ½” rebar capped (CA-497-LS), thence S59E25’52”E 115.50’ to the point of beginning, containing 0.93 acres more or less. Said above property subject to an ingress/egress easement described as follows: Commence at a “T” post marking the NE corner of the NW1/4-NE 1/4 in Section 5, T-10-S, R-7-E, thence S86E44’03”W 150.75’ to a rock corner, thence 376E35’20”W 446.41’ to a ½” rebar capped (CA-497-LS), thence S60E54’08”E 424.34’ to a point on the northwesterly R/W of U.S. Highway #11 (80’ R/W), thence S26E33’06”W 196.10’ along said R/W to a point, said point being the point of beginning of said easement being described as follows: Thence continue along said R/W S26E33’06”W 47.32’ to a point, thence leaving said R/W S61E48’22”W 6.33’ to a point, thence S50E29’10”W 14.49’ to a point, thence S41E33’56”W 22.08’ to a point, thence S36E55’51”W 44.81’ to a point, thence S33E02’36”W 10.36’ to a point, thence S35E26’14”W 11.77’ to a point, thence N59E25’52”W 11.48’ to a point, thence N36E00’19”E 13.12 to a point, thence N36E46’05”E 17.97’ to a point, thence N37E06’04”E 39.65’ to a point, thence N39E39’47”E 34.45 to a point, thence N23E18’18””E 14.09 to a point, thence N04E01’32”W 12.46’ to a point, thence N22E41’22”W 11.79’ to a point, thence N45E32’11”E 17.19’ to a point, thence S59E46’45”E 19.52 to a point, thence S74E18’08”E 8.49’ to a point on the northwesterly R/W of U.S. Highway #11 (80’ R/W) and the end of said easement. Property address: 9454 US Hwy. 11, Attalla, AL 35954; Tax parcel 02-03-05-0-000-002.006 and part of 02-03-05-0-000-002.005 (address and tax parcel for information only and not as part of legal description).

Said sale will be made for the purpose of paying the indebtedness secured by the above described mortgage, and the proceeds thereof will be applied as provided by the terms of the mortgage, and said foreclosure sale will be made subject to any existing Federal Tax Liens and/or special assessments, if any, and all other liens, restrictions or encumbrances on 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 person 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 EXCHANGE BANK OF ALABAMA

By: /s/Laura T. Lloyd

TURNBACH, WARREN, RICE, LLOYD,

FREDERICK & SMITH, P.C.

P. O. Box 129/200 Chestnut Street

Gadsden, Alabama 35902-0129

(256) 543-3664

November 27, December 4 and 11, 2020

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NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage dated September 27, 2018, executed by Charles Robert Tiffner, to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. solely as nominee for American Financial Network, Inc., which mortgage was recorded on October 4, 2018, in Instrument No. 3474380, of the mortgage records in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, which mortgage was, duly transferred and assigned to Home Point Financial Corporation, 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 January 20, 2021, the following described real estate, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

LOTS NUMBER FIVE (5) AND SIX (6) IN BLOCK NUMBER FOUR (4) IN THE FIRST ADDITION TO HALF ACRES, GADSDEN, ALABAMA, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK “F”, PAGE 305, 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.

Home Point Financial Corporation

Transferee

Robert J. Wermuth/mgw

Stephens Millirons, P.C.

P.O. Box 307

Huntsville, Alabama  35804

Attorney for Mortgagee

December 4, 11, and 18, 2020

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FILE CLAIMS

Richard Bates appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/28/2020 Estate of Wilborn Bates 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

November 27, December 4 and 11, 2020

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FILE CLAIMS

Kathy N. Skipper appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/26/2020 Estate of Joseph E. Skipper 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

November 27, December 4 and 11, 2020

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FILE CLAIMS

Martha Chapman Aldridge and James David Chapman was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/13/2020 Estate of Sarah V. Chapman, 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

November 27, December 4 and 11, 2020

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FILE CLAIMS

Catherine Marie Grogan appointed Personal Representatives on 10/26/2020 Estate of Lyman M. Grogan 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

December 4, 11 and 18, 2020

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FILE CLAIMS

John Deforest Watson, III appointed Personal Representatives on 10/29/2020 Estate of John Deforest Watson, Jr. 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

December 4, 11 and 18, 2020

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FILE CLAIMS

Elaine Dodd Hopper, Glenda Dodd Fuhrman and Kay Dodd Nemchik appointed Personal Representatives on 11/05/2020 Estate of Ethel Clayton Dodd 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

December 4, 11 and 18, 2020

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FILE CLAIMS

James R. Warren, Jr. appointed Personal Representatives on 10/22/2020 Estate of James R. Warren 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

December 4, 11 and 18, 2020

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FILE CLAIMS

Sonya Bobo, was appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/22/2020 Estate of Randy Keith Bobo, 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

December 4, 11 and 18, 2020

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FILE CLAIMS

William Allen Dorrough, was appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/23/2020 Estate of Lisa Ann Dorrough, 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

December 4, 11 and 18, 2020

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FILE CLAIMS

Karen Rebecca Nordgren appointed Personal Representatives on 11/13/2020 Estate of Walter Anderson Sivils 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

December 4, 11 and 18, 2020

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FILE CLAIMS

Tracy Klepsig appointed Personal Representatives on 11/02/2020 Estate of John Keith Klepsig 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

December 4, 11 and 18, 2020

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FILE CLAIMS

Patricia Smith appointed Personal Representatives on 11/05/2020 Estate of Martha Delois Clark 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

December 4, 11 and 18, 2020

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FILE CLAIMS

Tonya Brown appointed Personal Representatives on 11/05/2020 Estate of Christa Marks 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

December 4, 11 and 18, 2020

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FILE CLAIMS

Cary Leon Hendrix appointed Personal Representatives on 11/23/2020 Estate of David Hendrix 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

December 4, 11 and 18, 2020

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FILE CLAIMS

Sharlet Snider was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/27/2020 Estate of Jeffery Wayne Snider, 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

December 4, 11 and 18, 2020

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FILE CLAIMS

Theresa Miller was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 11/05/2020 Estate of Harold Dean Woody, 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

December 4, 11 and 18, 2020

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FILE CLAIMS

Thomas Isaiah Cylar and Anthony Eugene Cylar was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/19/2020 Estate of Emma Cylar, 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

December 4, 11 and 18, 2020

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James Milton Copeland was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 11/17/2020 Estate of Gina Marette Copeland, 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

December 4, 11 and 18, 2020

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FILE CLAIMS

Terry R. Amberson was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/19/2020 Estate of Janie Amberson, 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

December 4, 11 and 18, 2020

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ORDINANCE

NO. O-27-20

Amending Fiscal Year 2021 Budget

WHEREAS, the City of Gadsden applied for and accepted a grant from the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) in the amount of $33,860.00 for to be allocated as follows:

The Gadsden Police Department will purchase ballistic shields and provide NIBRS training with funding in the amount of $17,545.00. (NIBRS training costs will be $1,016.00).

The Gadsden Police Department as administrators of this grant will purchase on behalf of the Etowah County Sheriff’s Office a remote-controlled surveillance platform (throw bot) in the amount of $16,315.00.

Therefore, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GADSDEN, ALABAMA, that the General Fund Budget adopted by Ordinance No. O-24-20 (Fiscal Year 2021 Budget), is amended by increasing the following accounts:

#192-8500-422.60-25 in the amount of $1,016.00; account #192-8500-422.7030 in the amount of $32,844.00; and account #192-8500-331-00-00 in the amount of $33,860.00.

Adopted by the City Council of the City of Gadsden, Alabama, at an open public meeting held on November 24, 2020.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

December 4, 2020

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ORDINANCE

NO. O-28-20

Amending City Code Section 118-129 to Establish a No Parking Zone

on the North side of Transport Street from Highway 77 to the Dead End

WHEREAS, the City Council has determined that parking along the North Side of Transport Street from Highway 77 to the dead end, creates a dangerous condition to motorist.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GADSDEN, ALABAMA, as follows:

Section 1.  Section 118-129 of the Code of Ordinances, as amended, is further amended to read as follows:

Sec. 118-129.  Parking prohibited on certain streets.

Parking on the following streets or parts of streets is prohibited:

The North side of Transport Street from Highway 77 to the dead end.

Section 2. A violation of this ordinance shall be punished as provided in Sections 1-8 and 118-61 through 118-64 of the Gadsden City Code.

Section 3. The provisions of this ordinance shall be effective on publication.

Section 4. The sections, subsections, paragraphs, sentences, clauses and phrases of this ordinance are severable.  If any section, subsection, paragraph, sentence, clause and phrase of this ordinance is declared unconstitutional or invalid by a valid judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction, such judgment shall not affect the validity of any other section, subsection, paragraph, sentence, clause and phrase of this ordinance.  The city council declares that it is its intent that it would have enacted this ordinance without such invalid or unconstitutional provisions.

Section 5. The provisions of this ordinance repeal any prior ordinance or provision of the Gadsden City Code to the extent of any conflict.

Adopted by the City Council of the City of Gadsden, Alabama, at an open public meeting held on November 24, 2020.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

December 4, 2020

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RESOLUTION

NO. R-368-20

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance

                                                                       

Whereas, the Building Official has determined that the property or condition located at 114 PIONEER STREET in District 1 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as: 

LTS 28-29 & N 5 LT 27 & S 10 LT 30 BLK 1 PINEHURST 2ND ADD PLAT A-430 14-12-6 -Tax ID#: 15-06-14-2-000-080.000

is a nuisance and ordered its abatement; and

Whereas, as required by the Code of Ordinances, notice of a public hearing has been given to JAMES WOLF, 114 PIONEER STREET, Gadsden, AL.

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GADSDEN, ALABAMA, as follows:

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

2. The Building Official is authorized to abate the nuisance by removing said nuisance and to give notice of this decision in accordance with the Code Ordinances.

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden, Alabama, at a meeting held on November 24, 2020.                                                                                                                                           

Iva Nelson, City Clerk      

December 4, 2020        

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RESOLUTION

NO. R-369-20

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                   

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

1804 ARIZONA STREET in District 1 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot 15, Block 18, according to the Plat of Glenwood Addition in Etowah County, Alabama, as the same appears of record in the office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama in Plat Book B, at page 265.

is a nuisance and ordered its abatement; and

Whereas, as required by the City Code, notice of a public hearing has been given to ERNESTINA J. MCCAIN THOMAS, P.O. BOX 2402, Gadsden, AL.

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GADSDEN, ALABAMA, 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, Alabama, at an open public meeting held on November 24, 2020.                                             

Iva Nelson, City Clerk   

December 4, 2020

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RESOLUTION

NO. R-370-20

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                      

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

1008 SLUSSER AVENUE in District 2 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Number 21 in Block Number 33 in Garden City Subdivision Number 1 according to the map thereof as recorded in Plat Book “C”, pages 408 and 409, in the office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, 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 the STATE OF ALABAMA P.O. BOX 327210, Montgomery, AL, possible rights of redemption of THOMAS MARTIN, 1410 KYLE AVENUE, Gadsden, AL, subject to a mortgage in favor of AMERICAN GENERAL FINANCE, 601 N. W. SECOND STREET, P. O. BOX 59, Evansville, IN.

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GADSDEN, ALABAMA, 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, Alabama, at an open public meeting held on November 24, 2020.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk   

December 4, 2020

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RESOLUTION

NO. R-371-20

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                     

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

1402 PIERCE AVENUE (Mobile Home; Property listed as 1404 PIERCE AVENUE) in District 5 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lots 9 and 10, Block 15 South Gadsden, Addition, Plat Book 314, Gadsden Probate Office, Etowah County Court House, Alabama.

Also included a 1985 14×76 Manufactured Home, 1986 14×70 Manufactured Home.

is a nuisance and ordered its abatement; and

Whereas, as required by the City Code, notice of a public hearing has been given to DAISY AVILA, 2347 ROCKS RAM COURT, Buford, AL, DAVID LIPSCOMB c/o JAMIE CORTES, 2347 ROCKS RAM COURT, Buford, AL.

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GADSDEN, ALABAMA, 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, Alabama, at an open public meeting held on November 24, 2020.                                             

Iva Nelson, City Clerk   

December 4, 2020

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RESOLUTION

NO. R-372-20

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                     

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

1404 PIERCE AVENUE (Mobile Home) in District 5 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lots 9 and 10, Block 15 South Gadsden, Addition, Plat Book 314, Gadsden Probate Office, Etowah County Court House, Alabama.

Also included a 1985 14×76 Manufactured Home, 1986 14×70 Manufactured Home.

is a nuisance and ordered its abatement; and

Whereas, as required by the City Code, notice of a public hearing has been given to DAISY AVILA, 2347 ROCKS RAM COURT, Buford, AL, DAVID LIPSCOMB c/o JAMIE CORTES, 2347 ROCKS RAM COURT, Buford, AL.

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GADSDEN, ALABAMA, 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, Alabama, at an open public meeting held on November 24, 2020.                                              

Iva Nelson, City Clerk   

December 4, 2020

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RESOLUTION

NO. R-373-20

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                       

Whereas, the Building Official has determined that the property or condition located at 3504 W. MEIGHAN BOULEVARD in District 6 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as: 

LT 60 X 135 LYING IN NE1/4 NW1/4 1-12-5 Tax ID#: 16-01-01-2-000-060.000  

is a nuisance and ordered its abatement; and

Whereas, as required by the Code of Ordinances, notice of a public hearing has been given to JOHN D. SMITH, III, 104 DALEHAVEN PLACE, Gadsden, AL, RAWN DAVIS SALVADOR, 3504 W. MEIGHAN BLVD, Gadsden, AL.

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GADSDEN, ALABAMA, as follows:

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

2. The Building Official is authorized to abate the nuisance by removing said nuisance and to give notice of this decision in accordance with the Code Ordinances.

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden, Alabama, at a meeting held on November 24, 2020.                                                                                                                                              

Iva Nelson, City Clerk              

December 4, 2020

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RESOLUTION

NO. R-374-20

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                       

Whereas, the Building Official has determined that the property or condition located at 3506 W. MEIGHAN BOULEVARD in District 6 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as: 

LTS 14-15 BLK 1 FOXWOOD ADD PLAT F-3 1-12-5 Tax ID#: 16-01-01-2-000-059.000    

is a nuisance and ordered its abatement; and

Whereas, as required by the Code of Ordinances, notice of a public hearing has been given to JOHN D. SMITH, III, 104 DALEHAVEN PLACE, Gadsden, AL.

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY  OF GADSDEN, ALABAMA, as follows:

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

2. The Building Official is authorized to abate the nuisance by removing said nuisance and to give notice of this decision in accordance with the Code Ordinances.

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden, Alabama, at a meeting held on November 24, 2020.                                                                            

Iva Nelson, City Clerk    

December 4, 2020          

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RESOLUTION

NO. R-375-20

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance

Whereas, the Building Official has determined that the property or condition located at 3600 W. MEIGHAN BOULEVARD in District 6 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as: 

LOT 13 BLK 1 FOXWOOD ADD PLAT F 3 GADSDEN 1-12-5 Tax ID#: 16-01-01-2-000-058.000      

is a nuisance and ordered its abatement; and

Whereas, as required by the Code of Ordinances, notice of a public hearing has been given to THIRD PROPERTIES, LLC, 104 DALEHAVEN PLACE, Gadsden, AL, SANDRA L. SALVADOR, 3600 W. MEIGHAN BOULEVARD, Gadsden, AL.

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GADSDEN, ALABAMA, as follows:

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

2. The Building Official is authorized to abate the nuisance by removing said nuisance and to give notice of this decision in accordance with the Code Ordinances.

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden, Alabama, at a meeting held on November 24, 2020.                                                                            

Iva Nelson, City Clerk       

December 4, 2020      

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

In Re:  The Estate of Kenneth H. Allen, Deceased

Case No. S11147

TAKE NOTICE that Letters Testamentary having been granted on the 22nd date of October, 2020 to ETHAN H. ALLEN as Personal Representative of the Estate of KENNETH H. ALLEN, Deceased, by the Honorable Scott W. Hassell,

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 or the same will be barred. 

/s/ Ethan H. Allen

Personal Representative

Shannon Mitchell

Attorney for Personal Representative

Post Office Box 753

Boaz, AL. 35957

256-593-7130

December 4, 11 and 18 2020

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NOTICE OF SUMMONS

TO:  CHRISTOPHER N. THOMPSON:

You are hereby notified that a Complaint for Specific Performance to land has been filed against you in the Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama in Civil Action Number: 31-CV-2020-900638.00.

You must file with the Clerk of Court, and serve upon the Plaintiff’s attorney, Jack Floyd, an answer to the Complaint within 30 days after the last publication of this notice, or default judgment will be entered against you.

Dated this the 30 day of November, 2020.

Cassandra Johnson

Circuit Clerk

Jack Floyd

Attorney for Plaintiff

808 Chestnut Street

Gadsden, AL. 35901

256-547-6328

December 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2020

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NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE:  THE ESTATE OF CARY NEAL HUNT, DECEASED

CASE NO:  S-1117

Letters of Administration of said deceased having been granted to Jacob A. Millican, Esq., Personal Representative on the 16th day of October, 2020, by the Honorable Scott Hassell, Judge of Probate Court Etowah County, notice is hereby given that all persons having claims against said estate are hereby required to present the same within time allowed by law or the same will be barred. 

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

December 4, 11 and 18, 2020

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BID INVITATION

Big Wills Water Authority in Attalla, Al taking sealed bids for 2007 GMC 4×4 Duramax. 258k miles. Bids will be taken until December 15, 2020. Turn in bids at the office at 7191 Duck Springs Rd. Any questions, call office at 256-538-7950.

November 20, 27, December 4 and 11, 2020

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

Project No. LR-ED-PF-19-002

City of Attalla (Owner)

Separate sealed bids for Koch Water Main Extension will be received by City of Attalla at the office of Attalla City Hall located at 612 4th Street NW, Attalla, Alabama Until 2:00 P.M., C.S.T. January 12, 2021, and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud.

The Information for Bidders, Form of Bid, Form of Contract, Plans, Specifications, and Form of Bid Bond, Performance and Payment Bond, and other contract documents may be examined at the following location:

City of Attalla located at 612 4th Street NW, Attalla, Alabama

Copies may be obtained at the office of CDG Engineers & Associates, Inc. located at

224 Broad Street, Suite 201, Gadsden, Alabama 35901 upon payment of $60.00 for each set. Said cost represents the cost of printing, reproduction, handling and distribution therefore, no refund will be issued.

The owner reserves the right to waive any informalities or to reject any or all bids.

Each bidder must deposit, with its bid, security in the amount of, form of and subject to the conditions provided in the Information for Bidders.

Attention of bidders is particularly called to the requirements as to conditions of employment to be observed and minimum wage rates to be paid under the contract, Section 3, Segregated Facility, Section 109 and E.O. 11246.

No bidder may withdraw its bid within thirty (30) days after the actual date of the opening thereof.

A Pre‐bid Meeting will be held on January 5, 2021 at 612 4th Street NW, Attalla, Alabama. Bidders attendance is not required, but encouraged.

Larry Means, Mayor

December 4, 2020

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

PROJECT:  STOWER’S HILL WALKING TRACK

Project No. M-017

OWNER:   The City of Attalla, Alabama

Separate sealed bids for the construction of the Stower’s Hill Walking Track will be received by The City of Attalla at the city hall of Attalla at 612 4th Street NW, Attalla, AL, 35954 until 10:00 A.M. CDST on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 in the Council Chambers and then at said place publicly opened and read aloud. The project will consist of constructing a walking track at the park at Stower’s Hill.

The Contract Documents may be examined at the Attalla City Hall or copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained from The City of Attalla Engineering Department (256) 538-9986, upon receipt of a non-refundable fee of $25.00 (cash or check) for each set.  Upon request, documents will be shipped with all shipping and handling charges collect.

The Owner reserves the right to waive any informalities or to reject any or all bids, and to award the contract to the best and most responsible bidder.  All bidders must comply with requirements of the Contractor’s Licensing Law of the State of Alabama and be certified for the type of work on which the proposal is submitted.  Each bidder must deposit with his bid, security in the amount, form and subject to the conditions provided in the Instruction to Bidders.

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 Engineer; the Bidder shall show such evidence by clearly displaying the license number on the outside of the envelope in which the Proposal is delivered.

No bidder may withdraw his bid within 60 days after the actual date of the opening thereof.

THE CITY OF ATTALLA

Larry Means     

Mayor

December 4, 11 and 18, 2020

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NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE APPLICATION

The Water Works and Sewer Board of the Town of Sardis City intends to file an application for federal financial assistance with the U.S. Department of Agricultural, Rural Development, Rural Utilities Services.  The project includes improvements to the water system including a pump station and water lines.  Any comments regarding this project should be submitted to the Water Works and Sewer Board of the Town of Sardis City at 860 Church Street, Sardis City, AL  35956.  A public meeting will be held Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at 4:30 P.M. CST at the office of the Water Works and Sewer Board of the Town of Sardis City at 860 Church Street, Sardis City, AL  35956.  The project will be discussed and comments accepted at the meeting.

December 4, 2020

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NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE APPLICATION

The Big Wills Water Authority intends to file an application for federal financial assistance with the U.S. Department of Agricultural, Rural Development, Rural Utilities Services.  The project includes improvements to the water system including two new wells and water lines.  Any comments regarding this project should be submitted to the Big Wills Water Authority at 7191 Duck Springs Road, Attalla, AL  35954.  A public meeting will be held Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at 6:00 P.M. CST at the office of the Big Wills Water Authority, 7191 Ducks Springs Road, Attalla, AL  35954.  The project will be discussed and comments accepted at the meeting.

December 4, 2020

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NOTICE OF ADOPTION HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE RE:  THE ADOPTION PETITION OF JAMES AND FELICIA KEEN

CASE NO: A-1586

TO MARKITA SAMPSON AND COURTNEY RAGLAND

WHEREABOUTS UNKNOWN

You are hereby notified that a hearing on a Petition for Adoption of a minor child born to MARKITA SAMPSON on JUNE 20, 2015 is hereby set for JANUARY 4, 2021 at 10:00 A.M. Please be advised that if you intend to contest this adoption you must file a written response with the attorney for the petitioner(s) names below and with the Clerk of the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama as soon as possible but no later than thirty (30) days from the last day this notice is published. 

Attorney for Petitioner(s)

Dani V. Bone, Eeq.

1031 Forrest Avenue

Gadsden, AL. 35901

November 13, 20, 27 and December 4, 2020

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ORDER OF PUBLICATION

IN THE JUVENILE COURT OF SHEBLY COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF:  HALE ERYKE

CASE NO.: 

JU-2011-000408.08

PETITIONER:  SHELBY COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES

RESPONDENT PARENTS:  MOTHER: AZZURE LESHONDA HALE; FATHER:  IS UNKNOWN; AND IS OTHERWISE UNKNOWN, AND ANY OTHER PERSON CLAIMING A PARENTAL INTEREST IN, FOR, OR TO THE SAID CHILD

NOTICE TO THE ABOVE-NAMES RESPONDENTS:

A Petition for Termination of Parental Rights has been filed by the named Petitioner regarding Eryke Janae Hale in the District Court of Shelby County, Alabama, Juvenile Division.

It having been made known to the Court that the identity and whereabouts of any presumed, legal, acknowledge or adjudicated father of the above named minor child, and/or any other Unknown or Putative Father of said child, and/or any person claiming a parental right in, for or to said child, are unknown to the Petitioner and cannot be determined with reasonable diligence by the Petitioner, and the Court having considered all of the foregoing, it is ORDERED, ADJUDGED, and DECREED:  That a hearing on the Petition for Termination of Parental Rights is hereby set on the 6th day of January, 2021 at 8:30 a.m. in the District Court of Shelby County, Alabama, Juvenile Division, Shelby County Courthouse, Courtroom 1#A, at Columbiana, Alabama.  Any person claiming an interest in, to or for said minor child must file an answer to said Petition within fourteen (14) days of perfection of service by publication with the Clerk of the Juvenile Court of Shelby County, Alabama. 

It is ORDERED, ADJUDGED and DECREED that a copy of this Order be published in the Shelby County Reporter, a newspaper of general circulation in Shelby County, Alabama and a newspaper of general circulation in the county of the last known residence of a parent, for four (4) consecutive weeks so as to give due notice of said hearing and service of the Summons and Petition to the parents, Azzure LeShonda Hale, and ANY UNKNOWN FATHER, and/or any person claiming a parental right in, for or to said child.

DONE this 16th day of November, 2020.

James R. Kramer

Juvenile Judge

November 20, 27, December 4 and 11, 2020

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NOTICE OF PETITIONFOR CHANGE OF MINOR’S NAME

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN Re the Name Change of Azia Salem, a minor

Case No.:  S-11124

NOTICE TO: Any person claiming to be the father of Azia Salem, born in Jefferson County, Alabama on March 2, 2017, to Mary Ragan Whisenant

Please take notice that a Petition For Change or Minor’s Name been filed in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama by Kelly Whisenant and that the Hearing us set on the 20th day of January, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.

Please be advised that if you intend to contest this petition you must file a written response within thirty (30) days of the date of the last publication herein with counsel for said Petitioners whose address is shown below and with the Clerk of said Probate Court, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

This the 18th day of November 2020.

Scott W. Hassell

Probate Judge

Attorney for Petitioners:

Jason Knowles

Knowles & Knowles, LLC

413 Broad Street

Gadsden, AL. 35901

November 20, 27, December 4 and 11, 2020                        

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ADOPTION NOTICE

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

NOTICE TO THE UNKNOWN OR UNDISCLOSED PARENT OF:

THE ADOPTION OF A CHILD BORN TO:  CHERIKA LATESE WOODS

A Petition for the Adoption of a child born to Cherika Latese Woods, is set to be heard on the 20th day of January, 2021, at 10:30 a.m.

Minor Child’s birth date is the 4th day of May, 2009.

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 Richard Rhea, Esq. Whose name and address is shown below, and with the Clerk of the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama, Courthouse, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

Done this the 18th day of November, 2020.

Scott W. Hassell

Richard A. Rhea

Rhea Boyd & Rhea

930 Forrest Avenue

Gadsden, AL. 35901

Phone (256)547-6801

Fax (256)549-0271

Email:  rarhea@rhealaw.com

November 20, 27, December 4 and 11, 2020

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ADOPTION NOTICE

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

NOTICE TO THE UNKNOWN OR UNDISCLOSED PARENT OF:

THE ADOPTION OF A CHILD BORN TO:  CHERIKA LATESE WOODS

A Petition for the Adoption of a child born to Cherika Latese Woods, is set to be heard on the 20th day of January, 2021, at 10:30 a.m.

Minor Child’s birth date is the 12th day of July, 2007. 

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 Richard Rhea, Esq. Whose name and address is shown below, and with the Clerk of the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama, Courthouse, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

Done this the 18th day of November, 2020.

Scott W. Hassell

Richard A. Rhea

Rhea Boyd & Rhea

930 Forrest Avenue

Gadsden, AL. 35901

Phone (256)547-6801

Fax (256)549-0271

Email:  rarhea@rhealaw.com

November 20, 27, December 4 and 11, 2020

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NOTICE OF PETITION FOR TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS

IN THE JUVENILE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE:

B. S. J., a minor child

CASE NO.: JU-19-249.02

L. G. J., a minor child

CASE NO.: JU-19-250.02

NOTICE OF PETITION FOR TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS

PETITIONER: ETOWAH COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES

NOTICE TO: TIMOTHY CHAMBERS; CHRIS ADAMS; and ANY UNKNOWN OR UNNAMED FATHER

You are hereby given notice that a Petition has been filed by the Etowah County Department of Human Resources requesting that your parental rights be terminated with regard to B. S. J., a minor child born to Meagon Johnson on June 13, 2018, and L. G. J., a minor child born to Meagon Johnson on October 2, 2016.  You are hereby given notice that you are required to file an Answer with the Clerk of the Etowah County Juvenile Court and with the Petitioner’s attorney, Laura T. Lloyd, 200 Chestnut Street, Gadsden, AL, 35901, within fourteen (14) days from the date of last publication of this notice or a judgment by default may be entered against you.  You are further notified of your right to have an attorney to represent you, and if you cannot afford to hire an attorney, one will be appointed by the Court to represent you in this proceeding.  A hearing is set for 1:30 p.m. on January 7, 2021, before Hon. Joe Nabors at the Etowah County Judicial Building in Gadsden, Alabama.  You may appear at the hearing and contest the Petition if you choose.

Dated this 20th day of November, 2020.

Cassandra Johnson

DISTRICT / JUVENILE CLERK

Laura T. Lloyd

Attorney for the Etowah County Department of Human Resources

P.O. Box 129 / 200 Chestnut Street

Gadsden, Alabama  35902

November 27, December 4, 11, and 18, 2020

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NOTICE OF PROPOSED SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

Libby Turnipseed, as Adminintratrix of the Estate of Emma Pruitt Arieta, Plaintiff

v.s.

Regions Bank, ET AL, Defendants

Case No.: CV-2018-900205.00

Notice to John M. Laney, Jr., Jimmy L. Marker, Mildred K. Scott, Gwen Sibert, Jan Pruitt, Joni Keyser, John Keyser, Chuck Pruitt, Chet Ray, Gary Ray, Jo Del Edwards, John Malcolm Long, Lynn Ronlaine, Laura Lee Estes, Chuck Stapp, Steven Stapp, Martha Sibert, Hugh O’Shields, Walter Pruitt, Justin Pruitt, Bill Pruitt, Curtis Marker and any other heirs or unknown heirs-at-law of EmmaPruitt Arieta whose names or addresses are not known.

Notice is hereby given that Libby Turnipseed as Personal Representative of the Estate of Emma Pruitt Arieta has filed a Petition for Approval of compromised settlement of a claim of the Estate against Regions Bank. Said matter is set down for hearing on the 1st day of February, 2021 at 8:30 AM. you are hereby given notice of said Hearing at which time you may make any objection to said proposed settlement, if any.

Libby Turnipseed, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Emma Pruitt Arieta

Jack W. Torbert, Jr,

Attorney for Plaintiff.

Torbert & Torbert P.A.

1024 Forrest Ave

Gadsden, AL 35901

256-547-7551

 

December 25, 2020, January 1, 8 and 15, 2021

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LEGAL NOTICE

The following storage units will be auctioned on December 10, 2020 beginning at 10:00 AM on the business premises of Southtown Mini Warehouses.  Southtown is located at 199 Woodland Drive, off of Steele Station Road in Rainbow City, Alabama. 

Marcia Hardney  –Unit 24C

Amanda Weathers  – Unit 328

Bobby Jenkins Jr.  – Unit 486

Shadoe Stokes  – Unit 568

Jessica Spears  – Unit 613

Holly Troup  – Unit 38-11

Kimberly Hyche  – Unit 251

Rita Jones  – Unit 404

Fatima Bibb  – Unit 512

Michael Maxwell –  Unit 606

Jason Wood  – Unit 623

Nick Sanford  – Unit K-4

Southtown Mini Warehouses

199 Woodland Drive

Rainbow City, AL. 35906

256-442-1951

November 27 and December 4, 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 12/7/2020.

2007 Ford F-150 – White – 1FTRF12W27NA56998

1998 Pontiac Bonneville – Red – 1G2HX52KXWH206869

2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser – Blue – 3A4FY48BX6T333991

2002 Ford Windstar – Tan – 2FMZA52422BB69418

2004 Ford F-150 – White – 1FTPW145X4KC92985

2006 Toyota Sequoia – Black – 5TDZT34A96S272555

ER Towing & Recovery

1733 Forrest Avenue

Gadsden, AL 35901

(256) 547-1549

November 27 and December 4, 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 1/04/2020.

1996 FORD ECONOLINE – VIN: 1FTEE 14Y3THB37193

1999 HONDA CIVIC – VIN: 1HGEJ 8249XL095475

2003 HONDA CIVIC – VIN: 2HGES1 6533H517223

1991 JEEP WRANGLER – VIN: 2J4FY19P5MJ111835

Thacker Towing

927 5th Avenue NE

Attalla, AL 35954

(256) 546-9994

November 27 and December 4, 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 1/08/2020

2006 Toyota Tacoma – VIN: 3TMJU62N36M010953

Tonya Brown

4070 Gilberts Ferry Road

Ohatchee, AL 36271

(256) 490-5110

December 4 and 11, 2020