Legals for 1/14/2022 – 1/20/2022

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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 Brenda Louise Downing, an unmarried woman, to Family Savings Credit Union on the April 1, 2014, said mortgage being recorded at Instrument #3400402, Mortgage Records, 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 January 24, 2022, the following described real estate situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

A lot or parcel of land described as beginning at a point in the west line of South Sixth Street 70 feet South of the South line of Turrentine Street and running Westerly parallel with the South line of Turrentine Street a distance of 125 feet to a point; thence southerly and parallel with the west line of South Sixth Street a distance of 70 feet to a point; thence easterly and parallel with the south line of Turrentine Street a distance of 125 feet to a point in the west line of South Sixth Street; thence Northerly along the west line of South Sixth Street a distance of 70 feet to the point of beginning, and embracing a portion of the Southeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter in Section Nine (9), Township Twelve (12) South, of Range Six (6) East of Huntsville Meridian, in Gadsden, 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.

Family Savings Credit Union

Dana L. Rice, Its Attorney

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

P. O. Box 129

Gadsden, Alabama 35902

(256) 543-3664

December 31, 2021, January 7 and 14, 2022

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MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE NOTICE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that  certain real estate mortgage executed by SHELLEY HUDGENS, a married  woman, to SAMUEL LEE ROY HILL dated February 5, 2020 and recorded in  Instrument No.: 3497347 in the Office of the Judge of Probate, Etowah County,  Alabama, and the 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 said default continuing, notice is hereby given that,  acting under the power 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 the 28th day of January, 2022, the following described real estate  situated in Etowah County, Alabama:

Commence at the point of intersection of the West R/W of Farrel Street (50’ R/W)  with the North R/W of Hoke Street (50’ R/W) and run North 87°37’00” West,  along said North R/W, 98.15 feet to an existing pinch-pipe at the Southeast  corner of Lot Number Sixty-nine (69) of Parcel One (1) of River View Estates, as  recorded in Plat Book “C”, Pages 402 and 403, Etowah County Probate Office  and the point of beginning of the property described herein; thence continue  North 87°37’00” West, along said North R/W, 48.55 feet to a point; thence run  North 05°39’02” East, leaving said R/W, 69.54 feet to a point; thence run North  12°51’34” East, 23.66 feet to a point; thence run North 02°20’40” East 27.71 feet  to a point; thence run South 78°54’55” East, 50.49 feet to an existing ½” rebar;  thence run South 07°15’11” West, 113.16 feet to the point of beginning. Said  property being a portion of Lots Number Sixty-eight (68), Sixty-nine (69) and  Seventy (70), Parcel One (1) River View Estates, 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. The property will be sold  on an “as is, where is” basis, subject to any easements, encumbrances, and  exceptions reflected in the records of the Probate Court. The property will be  sold without warrant, or recourse, express or implied as to title, use and/or  enjoyment, and will be sold subject to the right of redemption of all parties  entitled thereto. The Mortgagee reserves the right to bid for and purchase the  property and to credit its purchase price against the expenses of sale and the  indebtedness secured by the property.

Alabama law gives some persons who have an interest in the 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.

David C. Livingston

By: David C. Livingston

Attorney for Mortgagee

P.O. Box 1621

Gadsden, AL 35902

(256) 546-9300

January 7, 14 and 21, 2022

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE

WHEREAS, default has been made in the terms of the mortgage executed on the 13th day of March, 2017, by Antoine Jones and Tarmichkya Dillard, as mortgagor in favor of Pedro Antonia Herrera and Susana Herrera, as mortgagee, as recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, in Deed Book No. M 2017, at Page No. 3447910, and said default continuing, the mortgagee, under power of sale contained in said mortgage will sell at auction for cash to the highest bidder on the steps of the Etowah County Courthouse in Gadsden, Alabama, during legal hours of sale on the 4th day of February, 2022, the following described real estate embraces in said mortgage, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

Lot Number Eleven (11) in Block Number Twelve (12) of the Rearrangement of Blocks Eleven (11), Twelve (12), Thirteen (13) and Fourteen (14) in the Goodyear Highlands Subdivision, according to the map or plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book “C”, Page 293, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, together with all improvements located thereon. Subject to any easements and restrictions of record.

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 WITHOU WARRANT OR RECOURE, 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.

Said sale is made for the purpose of foreclosing of said mortgage, paying the mortgage debt, the costs and expenses of foreclosure, including a reasonable attorney’s fee.

Mortgagee reserves the right to bid on the subject property. Said mortgage is a first mortgage and is not junior to another mortgage of record. Said sale is also subject to unpaid taxes or assessments whether of record or not.

Randy Phillips

Attorney for Mortgagee

D R Phillips Law Firm LLC

750 Forrest Ave

Gadsden, Al 35901

January 7, 14, and 21, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Charlotte Diggs Hearn was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/12/2021 Estate of Charlotte Jeannine Diggs, 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

January 7, 14, and 21, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Lisa Glenn Skinner was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/01/2021 Estate of Nancy Kaye Hamrick, 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

January 14, 21 and 28, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Chet Austin appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/27/2021 over the Estate of Charles Lee Austin 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

January 14, 21 and 28, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Johnny Grant was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/29/2021 Estate of Todd Spiker, 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

January 14, 21 and 28, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Gary Copeland was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/03/2021 Estate of Myra 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

January 14, 21 and 28, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

William Bryan Wells, III was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/03/2021 Estate of Eva Mae Norton, 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

January 14, 21 and 28, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Marsha Carol Rogers was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/03/2021 Estate of Gary Randall Rogers, 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

January 14, 21 and 28, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Kenneth Edward Whitmire was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/01/2021 Estate of Charles Edward Whitmire, 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

January 14, 21 and 28, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Scott Wright was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/01/2021 Estate of Darlene Francis Hoffius, 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

January 14, 21 and 28, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Donna Lee Campbell was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 11/30/2021 Estate of William Gene Campbell, 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

January 14, 21 and 28, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Martha Matthews Gowens was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 11/24/2021 Estate of Clyde Lee Reaves, 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

January 14, 21 and 28, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Rebecca Boyd was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/22/2021 Estate of Charolette Ann Elms, 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

January 14, 21 and 28, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Donna Lee Harris Rowland was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/09/2021 Estate of Arvol Waylon Rowland, 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

January 14, 21 and 28, 2022

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NOTICE OF CREDITORS

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA 

In Re:  The estate of KEVIN W. THOMAS,

Deceased

CASE NO: S-11731

TAKE NOTICE that Letters of Administration having been granted to Donna Thomas, as Administratrix of the Estate of Kevin W. Thomas, deceased, on the 16th day of December, 2021, by the Honorable Scott Hassell, Judge of Probate.

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

Attorneys for Administratrix

413 Broad Street

Gadsden, AL. 35901

(256)547-7200

January 14, 21 and 28, 2022

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NOTICE OF CREDITORS

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA 

THE ESTATE OF ROBERT VANN BRADLEY, deceased

CASE NO: S-11672

TAKE NOTICE that LETTERS TESTAMENTARY having been granted to Kassy Maddox Hall, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Robert Vann Bradley, deceased, on the 29th day of November, 2021, 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

Attorneys for Petitioner

413 Broad Street

Gadsden, AL. 35901

(256)547-7200

January 14, 21 and 28, 2022

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NOTICE TO FILE CLAIMS

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF WHALEY MARTIN TEDDER, Deceased

Letters Testamentary on the Estate of WHALEY MARTIN TEDDER, Deceased, having been granted to the undersigned on the 27th day of December, 2021, by the Honorable Scott Hassell, Judge of Probate of said County, Notice is hereby given that all persons having claims against said estate, are hereby required to present the same within the time allowed by law, or the same will be barred.

Clark Hall

Attorney for Movant

750 Forrest Avenue

Gadsden, AL. 35901

256-549-4637

January 14, 21 and 28, 2022

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NOTICE TO FILE CLAIM

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF CHARLES M. HUGULEY, DECEASED

CASE NO: S-11711

NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENT ATIVE(S) and Letters Testamentary of said deceased having been granted to Joel G. Huguley and Charles M. Huguley, Jr., on the 9th day of November 2021, by the Honorable Scott W. Hassell, Probate Judge of Etowah County, Alabama, notice is hereby given that all persons having claims against said Estate are hereby required to present same within the time allowed by law or the same will be barred. Attorney’s name and address:

Jack W. Torbert, Jr.

TORBERT & TORBERT, P.A.

Attorney For Co-Personal Representative(s)

1024 Forrest Avenue

Gadsden, AL. 35901

January 14, 21 and 28, 2022

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NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT TO BE PUBLISHED BY PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

ESTATE OF JAMES ALBERT PAYNE, Deceased

CASE NO: S-11576

Letters Testamentary of said deceased having been granted to Connie Marie Baker, Personal Representative on the 28th day of December 2021, by the Honorable Scott Hassell, Judge of Probate Court of 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,

Probate Judge

January 14, 21 and 28, 2022

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COMPLAINT FOR DIVORCE

In the Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama

Ronald Dallas Kidd, Jr.

v.

Kasi Lovelady Kidd

Case No:  31-DR-2021-9000119.00

Notice to: Kasi Lovelady Kidd

You have been made a Defendant in a lawsuit for a divorce action in the Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama, filed by Ronald Dallas Kidd, Jr. The divorce action was filed on January 19, 2021 and you have thirty days from that date of the last publication notice to file an Answer. Your response must be filed with the Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama 801Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901. The Attorney for Ronald Dallas Kidd, Jr. is Kenneth P. Robertson, 926 Third Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

December 24, 31, 2021 and January 7 and 14, 2022

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LEGAL NOTICE

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

MISTY LOUISE SMITH, PLAINTIFF

VS.

JERMICHAEL TIAWON SMITH, DEFENDANT

CASE NO.:  DR-2021-900279

JERMICHAEL TIAWON SMITH, whose whereabouts is unknown, must answer the complaint of MISTY LOUISE SMITH, seeking a divorce and other relief thirty (30) days of the last publication date of this notice listed at the bottom, or therefore a judgment by default may be rendered against him in Civil Action No.: DR-2021-900279. Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama.

Dated this the 11th day of January 2022.

Sonny J. Steen

Circuit Judge

Christopher P. Word, Attorney at Law, LLC

Post Office Box 8241

Gadsden, AL 35902

(256)312-9553 Phone

January 14, 21, 28 and February 4, 2022

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LEGAL NOTICE

Any party who may have a potential claim against the McCain Law Firm Real Estate Account must contact the firm at P. O. Box 1099, Gadsden, AL 35902, or telephone (256) 547-0023 within 30 days of the last publication of this notice that is listed below.  

McCain Law Firm, PC

PO Box 1099

Gadsden, AL. 35902

(256) 547-0023

January 7, 14 and 21, 2022

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A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT

Relating to Etowah County; to abolish the office of 14 constable.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF ALABAMA:

Section 1. In Etowah County, effective at the end of the current term or upon the occurrence of a vacancy for any reason in the office of constable in any election precinct, the office of constable as provided for in Chapter 23 of Title 36, Code of Alabama 1975, is abolished.

Section 2. This act shall become effective immediately following its passage and approval by the Governor, or its otherwise becoming law.

SPECIAL NOTICE RE LOCAL LAWS

NO SPECIAL, PRIVATE, OR LOCAL LAW CAN BE PASSED, except in reference to fixing the time of holding courts, unless notice of the intention to apply therefor shall have been published, without cost to the State, in the county or counties where the matter or thing to be affected may be situated. The notice must state the substance of the proposed law and be published at least once a week for four consecutive weeks in some newspaper published in such county or counties. Such publication must have been completed prior to the day on which the bill is introduced.

Proof by affidavit (proof of publication) which verifies that notice has been properly published must be exhibited to the House of Representatives and the Senate, and one copy of such proof must be attached to the original copy of the bill which is offered for introduction.

The county or municipality affected by a local law introduced by a legislator must pay for advertising the notice, if the notice is signed by the Legislator, even though the bill is not passed. (Section 11-13-6, Code of Alabama 1975)

LEGISLATIVE SERVICES AGENCY

THIS COPY FOR THE NEWSPAPER:  THIS NOTICE MUST BE PRINTED PRECEDING THE BILL STATE OF ALABAMACOUNTY OF ETOWAH

NOTICE is hereby given that a bill substantially as follows will be introduced in the 2022 Regular Session of the Legislature of Alabama and application for its passage and enactment will be made.

December 24, 31, 2021, January 7 and 14, 2022

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LEGAL ZONING NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, the January 27, 2022, at 8:30 a.m., the Board of Adjustment of the City of Gadsden will hold a public hearing in the City Council Chamber, First Floor, at City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama to give all persons who desire an opportunity to be heard in opposition to or in favor of the following requests:

“A request for special exception to locate a manufactured home, including variance, in an R-1, One-Family Residence District, on the following described property:

Lot Ten and the west ½ of Lot Eleven, in Block Eleven, according to the rearrangement of Blocks Six and Eight and a portion of Block Seven in Rolling Green Park, as shown by map of said rearrangement, recorded in Plat Book “C,” Page 349, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama (street address being 1217 Eastview Avenue.”

“A request for variance to reduce a setback from twenty-five feet to five feet from the front property line in an I-2, Heavy Industry District, on the following described property:

A parcel of land being a part of Lots Seven through Twelve, Block One, according to the plat of Sharp Subdivision as recorded in Plat Book “A,” Page 347 in the office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, a part of Lots Seven through Nine, and all of Lots Ten through Thirteen, Block Eight, according to the plat of South Highlands Addition to Gadsden, Alabama, as recorded in Plat Book “A,” Page 281, and amended in Plat Book “B,” Pages 74 and 75, in said Probate Office, and part of Fraction 4 of Section 7, Township 12-S, Range 6-E, Etowah County, Alabama, being a portion of Tract No. One in the Subdivision of the Mann Estate as recorded in Plat Book “B,” Pages 364 and 365 in said Probate Office, along with vacated streets and alleys as shown on plat, being more particularly described as follows:

Begin at the southeast corner of said Lot Thirteen, Block Eight of South Highlands Addition to Gadsden, Alabama, said point lying on the northerly ROW line of Hickory Street (Third Street) and run north 90°00’ west (assumed) along the northerly ROW line of Hickory Street (Third Street), the southerly line of Lots Thirteen, Twelve, Eleven, and Ten, Block Eight, of said South Highlands Addition to Gadsden, Alabama, and the southerly line of the vacated portion of Crenshaw Avenue (Dwight Avenue) as described in an unrecorded resolution dated September 21, 1976, a distance of 782.31’ to a point; thence north 3°7’24” east (having the northerly ROW line of said Hickory Street) a distance of 280’ to a point; thence north 90°00’ east parallel with the northerly ROW line of Hickory Street (Third Street) a distance of 480’ to a point on the westerly ROW line of vacated Crenshaw Avenue (Dwight Avenue); thence north 89°53’53” east a distance of 234.84’ to a point on the easterly line of said Lot Seven, Block Eight of South Highlands Addition to Gadsden, Alabama; thence south 0°13’11” east along the easterly line of said Lot Seven, Block Eight, a distance of 125’ to a point on the northerly line of a 15’ alley as shown on said map of South Highlands Addition to Gadsden, Alabama; thence south 89°53’53” west along the northerly line of said alley a distance of 14.8’ to a point on the easterly line of the vacated portion of said alley as described in said unrecorded resolution dated September 21, 1976; thence south 0°15’53” east along the easterly line of the vacated portion of said alley a distance of 14.93’ to a point on the northerly line of said Lot Twelve, Block Eight of South Highlands Addition to Gadsden, Alabama; thence north 90°00’ east along the northerly line of said Lot Twelve and Thirteen, Block Eight and parallel with the northerly ROW line of said Hickory Street (Third Street) a distance of 65’ to the northeast corner of said Lot Thirteen, Block Eight; thence south 0°15’53” east along the easterly line of said Lot Thirteen, Block Eight a distance of 140’ to the point of beginning (street address being 3001 Hickory Street).”

January 7 and 14, 2022

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LEGAL ZONING NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that on the 26th day of January, 2022 at 4:00 p.m., the Planning Commission of the City of Gadsden will hold a regularly scheduled public hearing in the Council Chamber at City Hall, First Floor, 90 Broad Street to give all persons who desire an opportunity to be heard, in opposition to or in favor of, the following request:

“A request for Re-plat of Lots 21 & 22 in the Waterford Place Subdivision.”

January 14, 2022

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NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS

Sealed construction proposals will be received by the City Clerk, City of Gadsden, Alabama, at the City Hall, 90  Broad Street, Room 411, Gadsden, Alabama until 2:00 P.M., Tuesday, February 8, 2022, for furnishing all labor,  materials, equipment, and service required to complete Noccalula Falls Train Track Replacement Project, Bid Request  No. 3467, located in the City of Gadsden, Alabama. 

Bids submitted prior to the bid opening by mail shall be directed to “City Clerk, P.O. Box 267, Gadsden, Alabama  35902-0267” or in person delivered to the office of the City Clerk, Room 401, City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden,  Alabama.

There will be a mandatory onsite pre-bid meeting on February 1, 2022 at 2 pm. 

Bids will be publicly opened and read at the above time and place. Specifications, and Contract Documents are open  to the public for inspection at the City Hall. Electronic (pdf) Specifications, and Contract Documents may be obtained  from the City of Gadsden Engineering Department, Room 301, City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama (phone:  (256)-549-4520), immediately for free. All bidders must be registered with the City of Gadsden Engineering  Department in order to submit a bid. Bids received from unregistered bidders will be rejected.

The bidder shall file with his bid either a cashier’s check drawn on an Alabama bank, payable to the City of Gadsden,  Alabama, or a bid bond executed by a surety company duly authorized and qualified to make such bonds in Alabama,  in an amount equal to the lesser of five percent (5%) of the bid or ten thousand ($10,000).

The successful bidder will be required to furnish and pay for the satisfactory Performance and Payment Bond or Bonds  in the amount required by Section 39-1-1(a), Code of Alabama 1975, and evidence of insurance as required by the bid  documents within ten (10) days after being notified that he has been awarded the contract.

No bidder may withdraw his bid within six (60) days after the actual date of the opening thereof. The bidder must  comply with all requirements of the public works bid law Section 39-2-1 et seq., Code of Alabama 1975.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any informalities and to award the contract to the  lowest, responsible, responsive bidder. All bidders must comply with requirements of the Contractor’s Licensing Law  of the State of Alabama and be certified for the type work on which the proposal is submitted.

Any bidder, whether a resident or non-resident of the State of Alabama, must comply with all applicable provisions  of Section 34-8-1, et. seq., Code of Alabama, 1975, including requirements for licensing as a general contractor and  the necessity to show evidence of license, with a specialty in heavy and railroad construction, before the bid will be  considered by the awarding authority. A current license number must be included on the bid.

Bidders must comply with the President’s Nos. 11246 and 11375 which prohibit discrimination in employment  regarding race, creed, color, sex, or national origin. Bidders must also comply with Title IV of the Civil Rights Act of  1964, Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of1968, and Section III of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968,  as amended, 12 U.S.C. 170lu.

By signing this contract, the contracting parties affirm, for the duration of the agreement, that they will not violate  federal immigration law or knowingly employ, hire for employment, or continue to employ an unauthorized alien  within the state of Alabama. Furthermore, a contracting party found to be in violation of this provision shall be deemed  in breach of the agreement and shall be responsible for all damages resulting therefrom.

Bidders must certify that they do not and will not maintain or provide for their employees any facilities that are  segregated on a basis of race creed, color, sex, or national origin. Bidders must also certify they will make facilities  handicap accessible to the extent required by law.

THE CITY GADSDEN, ALABAMA

Sherman Guyton, Mayor

Iva Nelson,

City Clerk

January 14, 2022

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-21-900516-SJS

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

PLAINTIFF

VS.

$844.00 U.S. Currency

Glock 27 .40 Auto

Serial # FPU202

DEFENDANT

In Re:  Sumnar Robert Brewster

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

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 property.  You are hereby notified that you must answer said Complaint by the 21st day of February 2022.  Failure to file such answer shall result in your loss of any claimed owner’s or other interest in said currency.

DONE this the 14th day of December, 2021

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

December 24, 31, 2021, January 7 and 14, 2022

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-21-900513-CDR

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

PLAINTIFF

VS.

$1,090.00 U.S. Currency

DEFENDANT

In Re:  Corey DeJuan Gilley

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 21st day of February 2022.  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 December, 2021

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

December 31, 2021, January 7, 14 and 21, 2022

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-21-900445-CDR

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

PLAINTIFF

VS.

$2,381.00 U.S. Currency

DEFENDANT

In Re:  Sumnar Robert Brewster

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 21st day of February 2022.  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 December, 2021

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

December 31, 2021, January 7, 14 and 21, 2022

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-21-900449-GCD

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

PLAINTIFF

VS.

$1,257.00 U.S. Currency

Glock 19 9mm

Serial # ACEF312

DEFENDANT

In Re:  Marlando Lushun Higgins

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

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 property.  You are hereby notified that you must answer said Complaint by the 21st day of February 2022.  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 December, 2021

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

December 31, 2021, January 7, 14 and 21, 2022

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-21-900373-GCD

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

PLAINTIFF

VS.

$1,177.00 U.S. Currency

DEFENDANT

In Re:  Brian Lakeith Milner

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 21st day of February 2022.  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 December, 2021

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

December 31, 2021, January 7, 14 and 21, 2022

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-21-900514-GCD

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

PLAINTIFF

VS.

$1,675.00 U.S. Currency

DEFENDANT

In Re:  Demetrious Tavon Harvey

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 21st day of February 2022.  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 December, 2021

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

December 31, 2021, January 7, 14 and 21, 2022

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

NOTICE OF SEALED BIDS TO BE

RECEIVED

SEALED BIDS WILL BE RECEIVED BY THE CITY OF SOUTHSIDE AT THE CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS LOCATED AT 2255 ALABAMA HIGHWAY 77, SOUTHSIDE, ALABAMA 35907, UNTIL 1:00 P.M. JANUARY 20TH, 2022, AND AT THAT TIME PUBLICLY OPENED FOR CONSTRUCTING THE FOLLOWING: CIP:22-001-PAVING OF RIVERFRONT PARKING LOT AND ACCESS ROAD. THE PRINCIPAL ITEMS OF WORK ARE APPROXIMATELY AS FOLLOWS: 1 LS-MOBILIZATION (600A-000), 195 TONS CRUSHED AGGREGATE BASE (301A-012), 11263 SY-BITUMINOUS TREATMENT A (401A-000), 930 TONS – ASPHALT WEARING SURFACE (424A-360), 1550 TONS- ASPHALT BINDER LAYER (424B-651). BIDS MUST BE SUBMITTED ON COMPLETE ORIGINAL PROPOSALS MADE AVAILABLE BY THE OWNER. BID DOCUMENTS (INCLUDING PLANS AND PROPOSALS) ARE AVAILABLE AT SOUTHSIDE CITY CLERK’S OFFICE UPON PAYMENT OF A REFUNDABLE (IF PLANS ARE RETURNED IN REUSABLE CONDITION WITHIN 10 DAYS OF BID OPENING) DEPOSIT OF $50.00. CHECKS SHALL BE MADE PAYABLE TO THE CITY OF SOUTHSIDE.

CITY OF SOUTHSIDE

CYNTHIA B. OSBORNE,

CITY CLERK,

256-442-9775

December 24, 31, 2021, January 7 and 14, 2022          

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PUBLIC NOTICE

Our client is proposing to construct three (3) 70-foot monopole communication towers in Etowah County, AL. Tower #66140 will be located at railroad mile post 81.6, ¼ mile northeast of the AL-211 (Noccalula Parkway) railroad overpass, north of Attalla, AL 35954. Tower #66141 will be located at railroad mile post 78.58, one mile southwest of the I-59 railroad overpass, north of Attalla, AL 35954. Tower #66144 will be located at railroad mile post 76.16, ¼ mile southwest of Stephens Gap Road and US 11 N, north of Attalla, AL 35954. Golder Associates on behalf of our client invites comments from any interested party regarding specific location information and/or the potential effects of the towers on historic properties.

Comments may be sent to

Angela Kappen,

1133 Quail Court, Suite 115,

Pewaukee, WI 53072

or akappen@golder.com.

Comments must be received 30 days following the publication date at the bottom of the notice. 

January 14, 2022                                                                                            

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LEGAL NOTICE

Stuff-It Mini Storage, 3605 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, 35904. The following storage unit(s) will be sold at auction on January 21, 2022 at 9 a.m. for non-payment: 

Brian Milner  – Unit 85

January 7 and 14, 2022

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NOTICE OF SALE

Notice is hereby given that the Contents of the following storage buildings will be Sold by Off Campus Storage on Friday January 21, 2022 at 10:00 AM located at:

474 George Wallace Drive, Gadsden, al. 35903:

Debbie McGlaughlin #3

Tina Rodgers  #14

Michael Souder #30 and 44

Delores Abney  #37

J.T. Harrell # 56

Jason Jelks  # 83

Michael Waters # 91

James Wallace # 97

Roselyn Jones # 124

Molli Holder #129

Teresa Robinson # 150

Jennifer  Kramo #169

Jennifer Gaylor #170

Marquita Gross # 136

Off Campus Storage

474 George Wallace Drive

Gadsden, AL. 35903

January 14 and 21, 2022

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NOTICE OF SALE

Notice is here by given that the Contents of the following storage buildings will be Sold

on Friday January 14, 2022 at the location Norris Street in Alabama City.

Michelle Vice #23

Mini Storage

99 Toby Ann Trail

Boaz, AL. 35906

January 7 and 14, 2022

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NOTICE OF SALE

The following storage units will be auctioned on January 28, 2022 beginning at 4:00PM on the business premises of 77 Storage.  77 Storage is located at 2800 Forestdale Rd, Southside, AL 35907.

Elaine Turner – Units A19, A27, & A45

77 Storage LLC

2800 Forestdale Rd

Southside, AL 35907

January 14 and 21, 2022

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NOTICE OF VEHICLEPOSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle (s) on 02/18/2022

2003 Land Rover Range Rover  – VIN: SALME1 1443A120322

2010 Dodge Charger  – VIN: 2B3CA 3CVXAH242585

2007 Honda Accord  – VIN: 1HGCM56387A212635

JAM ER Towing & Recovery LLC

1733 Forrest Avenue

Gadsden, AL 35901

(256) 547-1549

January 7 and 14, 2022

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NOTICE OF VEHICLEPOSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle (s) on 02/18/2022

2002 Dodge Dakota.  – VIN: 1D7GG36X83S110972

2001 Hyundai Tiburon.  – VIN: KMHJG25F41U238786

Huff Wrecker

2019 3rd Street SW

Attalla, AL 35954

(256) 538-6000

January 14 and 21, 2022

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION OF ABANDONED VEHICLES

Please take NOTICE that the Kelton Wrecker LLC will offer for sale at public auction to the highest bidder for cash the following abandoned motor vehicles:

2014 Chevrolet Impala – VIN:  2G1155 S39E9176092

2001 Isuzu Rodeo – VIN:  4S2CK 58W114361880

2005 Ford Five Hundred – VIN: 1FAHP25175G150042

2002 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 – VIN: 1D7HA16 N52J256355

2007 Ford Crown Victoria – VIN: 2FAHP71W07X142425

2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid – VIN: KMHEC4A41BA002483

The public auction will be held at Kelton Wrecker LLC located at 1625 Forrest Ave Gadsden AL 35901 at 8:00 AM on 01/22/2022. The seller shall have a right to reject any bid that is unreasonably low and may postpone the public auction until another time and place. In addition, the seller expressly reserves the right to bid and purchase at the public auction.

January 14 and 21, 2022

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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 02/25/2022

2015 Kia Soul  – VIN: KNDJN2A27F7137051

2014 Chevrolet Silverado  – VIN: 1GCVKREC1EZ281560

2019 Nissan Sentra  – VIN: 3N1AB7AP4KY364050

1997 Chevrolet Lumina  – VIN: 2G1WL52 M7V1140999

2000 Ford F-150  – VIN: 1FTRX17L2YNA37168

1995 Isuzu Rodeo  – VIN: 4S2CK58 E5S4366461

Thacker Towing

927 5th Ave NE

Attalla, AL 35954

(256) 546-9994

January 14 and 21, 2022

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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 02/17/2022.

2013 Chevrolet Equinox – VIN:2GNAL BEK4D1177718

A & J Auto Sales

506 Elmwood Avenue

Gadsden, AL 35903

January 14 and 21, 2022

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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 02/11/2022.

2004 GMC Sierra – VIN:1GTEC 14T24Z214562

A & J Auto Sales

506 Elmwood Avenue

Gadsden, AL 35903

January 14 and 21, 2022

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