Legals for 10/06/2023 – 10/12/2023

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain Mortgage executed by Morgan Brittany Williams, an unmarried woman and James Steven Garrett, an unmarried man, to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. (“MERS”), (solely as nominee for Lender, Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation, and Lender’s successors and assigns), dated the 19th day of September, 2019, which Mortgage was recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, in Instrument Number 3490794; said Mortgage having been transferred and assigned by Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. (“MERS”), (solely as nominee for Lender, Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation, and Lender’s successors and assigns) to Alabama Housing Finance Authority by virtue of that certain Assignment of Mortgage dated June 13, 2023 and recorded in said Probate Office in Instrument Number 3559156. The undersigned Alabama Housing Finance Authority as Assignee of said Mortgage will, under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said Mortgage, sell at auction to the highest bidder for cash before the main entrance of the Etowah County Courthouse in the City of Gadsden, Alabama, during the legal hours of sale on September 28, 2023, the real property described in said Mortgage, which said description is hereby referred to and made a part hereof, said property being situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

Commencing at a 2″ pipe found at the Northwest corner of the NW ¼ of the NW ¼ in Section 9, Township 13 South, Range 7 East, Etowah County, Alabama; thence S 00°06′09″ W, along the West line thereof, a distance of 202.98 feet to an iron pin found with yellow plastic cap stamped “ARH 11670”, the POINT OF BEGINNING; thence N 89°06′39″ E, leaving said West line, a distance of 819.45 feet to an iron pin found with yellow plastic cap stamped “ARH 11670” on the West right-of-way line, of U.S. Highway 431, Project No. F-U 208(12); thence S 00°06′44″ W, along said right-of-way line, a distance of 762.53 feet to a 1/2″ rebar set with orange plastic cap stamped “BENCHMARK CA754PLS”; thence S 89°11′33″ W, leaving said right-of-way line, a distance of 458.58 feet to a 1/2″ rebar found; thence S 89°18′36″ W, a distance of 360.71 feet to a 1/2″ rebar found in the West line of said forty; thence N 00°06′09″ E, along said West line, a distance of 760.63 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Said property being a portion of the NW ¼ of the NW ¼ in Section 9, Township 13 South, Range 7 East, Etowah County, Alabama and being Subject To any rights-of-ways, easements, restrictions, or agreements that may exist. Together with ingress and egress along an existing paved driveway running Southeasterly and Easterly from the Southeastern portion of the above-described parcel to Old Alabama Highway 431.

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

This sale is made for the purpose of realizing the mortgage debt, together with all expenses of the sale, including a reasonable attorney’s fee.

CAPELL & HOWARD, P.C.

Bowdy J. Brown, Esq.   

150 South Perry Street

Montgomery, Alabama 36104

Our File No.: 37591-3256

ATTORNEYS FOR ASSIGNEE

ALABAMA HOUSING FINANCE AUTHORITY

ASSIGNEE

The public sale provided for herein above was postponed on the 28th day of September, 2023, by public announcement being made at the main entrance of the Etowah County Courthouse, Gadsden, Alabama, during the legal hours of sale.  The foreclosure sale described herein above shall be held on the 8th day of November, 2023, at the main entrance of the Etowah County Courthouse, Gadsden, Alabama during the legal hours of sale.

October 6, 2023

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MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE   

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage executed by Ashley Roberts and Kelci L Brown to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for Movement Mortgage, LLC, dated June 1, 2022 said mortgage recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, in Instrument Number 3541318 .Said mortgage was subsequently sold, assigned and transferred to Movement Mortgage, LLC.  Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the undersigned, Movement Mortgage, LLC, will sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, in front of the main entrance of the Courthouse in Etowah County, Alabama on November 8, 2023, during the legal hours of sale, all of its right, title, and interest in and to the following describe real estate situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:   LOT NUMBER THIRTEEN (13), IN BLOCK SIX (6), RAINBOW PARK, PLAT BOOK “C”, PAGES 18 AND 19, LYING AND BEING IN RAINBOW CITY, ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA.    Property Street Address for Informational Purposes: 314 Mdw St Rainbow City AL 35906    Said property will be sold “AS IS”.  NO REPRE-SENTATION OR WARRANTY, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, IS MADE AS TO THE TITLE OF SAID PROPERTY. Said property is subject to any title deficiencies including but not limited to: any outstanding ad valorem taxes – including taxes which are a lien but not yet due and payable, federal tax liens any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, any assessments liens, encumbrances, zoning ordinances, restrictions, covenants, and matters of record superior to the Mortgage first set out above.  Said property will be sold subject to the right of redemption of all parties entitled thereto. The highest bidder must tender the total amount of the winning bid in certified funds at the time and place of sale. 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 the rights and programs as a part of the foreclosure process.   This sale will be made for the purpose of paying the same and all expenses of this sale, as provided in said Mortgage and by Alabama law. This sale is subject to postponement or cancellation.   **This is an attempt to collect a debt and any information obtained may be used for that purpose.**   Movement Mortgage, LLC, Mortgagee or Transferee     Jonathan Smothers, Esq  ALAW  One Independence Plaza, Suite 416   Birmingham, AL 35209  Attorney for Mortgagee/Transferee  23-009171     A-4796216

September 22, 29, and October 6, 2023

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FORECLOSURE NOTICE

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE STATE OF ALABAMA COUNTY OF ETOWAH. Default having been made on the terms of the loan documents secured by that certain mortgage executed by Forough Kamrani,  as mortgagee, and Justin Kyle Phillips and Stephanie Whitaker Phillips, as mortgagors, its assigns and assessors, dated April 8, 2019; said mortgage being recorded on April 8, 2019, in Instrument Number 3482140 Page 4, in the Office of the Judge of probate of Etowah County;, The undersigned, Mojtaba Navid Niakossary, under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage, will sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the main entrance of the Court House in Etowah County, Alabama during the legal hours of sale (between 11am and 4pm), on the  20th day of October, 2023, the following property, 523 Scenic Drive Gadsden, Alabama 35904 situated in Etowah County, to-wit:

Commence at an existing 3/4” pipe at the Northeast Corner of the NW 1/4 of the NW 1/4 Section 1, Township 12 South, Range 5 East of the Huntsville Meridian. Etowah County, Alabama, and run South 78 degrees 49’51” West, 166.64 feet to the point of beginning of the property described herein; thence run North 59 degrees 45’32” West, 146.49 feet to a point; thence run South 78 degrees 22’20” West, 258.76 feet to a point; thence run South 06 degrees 57’59” East, 80.91 feet to a point on the Northeasterly R/W of Scenic Drive (60’ R/W); thence run the following chord bearings and distances along said R/W, South 68 degrees 36’22” East 50.78 feet; South 62 degrees 21’39” East, 56.25 feet; South 48 degrees 58’09” East 72.57 feet and South 36 degrees 29’31” East, 41.08 feet to a point; thence run North 42 degrees 18’36” East, leaving said R/W,187.86 feet to a point; thence run North 56 degrees 15’58” East, 81.12 feet to the point of beginning. Said property being a portion of the NW 1/4 of the NW 1/4, Section 1, Township 12 South, and the SW 1/4, Section 36, Township 11 South, Range 5 East, Etowah County, Alabama and contains 1.18 acres, more or less.

There is a 20.00 feet water line easement to the above described property, the centerline being more particularly described as follows: Commence at an existing 3/4” pipe at the Northeast corner of the NW 1/4 of the N/W 1/4, Section 1, Township 12 South, Range 5 East of Huntsville Meridian, Etowah County, Alabama, and run South 78 degrees 49’51” West, 166.64 feet to a point; thence run North 59 degrees 45’ 32” West, 33.26 feet to the point of beginning of said centerline; thence run the following chord bearing and distances along said centerline, North 51 degrees 53’39” East, 91.75 feet; South 85 degrees 25’01” East, 166.87 feet; North 10 degrees 53’14” West, 247.55 feet; North 00 degrees 47’09” West, 35.42 feet; North 17 degrees 10’52” East, 30.21 feet; North 05 degrees 45’08” East, 34.33 feet; North 03 degrees 34’21” West, 106.98 feet; North 13 degrees 51’34” East, 101.07 feet; North 05 degrees 59’38” West.,118.37 feet; North 11 degrees 38’45” West, 103.19 feet; North 04 degrees 18’19” East, 64.52 feet; North 21 degrees 50’03” East, 186.08 feet; North 18 degrees 41’03” East, 186.08 feet and North 37 degrees 38’46” East, 85.25 feet to the Southwest R/W of Robinwood Road (60’ R/W) and the end of said easement. B-15657;tm)

Should a conflict arise between the property address and the legal description the legal description will control. Said property will be sold subject to any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien, but not yet due and payable), the right of redemption of any taxing authority, all outstanding liens for public utilities which constitute liens upon the property, any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, any assessments, liens, encumbrances, easements, rights-of-way, zoning ordinances, restrictions, Federal Tax liens and/or special assessments, covenants, the statutory right of redemption pursuant to Alabama law, and any matters of record including, but not limited to, those superior to said Mortgage first set out above.  Said property will be sold on an “as-is, where-is” basis without any representation, warranty or recourse, expressed or implied as to title, use or enjoyment, against the above-named or the undersigned. The successful bidder must present certified funds in the amount of the winning bid at the time and place of sale. 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 the 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 sale will be conducted subject (1) to confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and (2) to final confirmation and audit of the state of the loan with the holder of the Mortgage, the undersigned, Justin Kyle Phillips and Stephanie Whitaker Phillips, as holder of said mortgage (3) postponement or cancellation.

Mojtaba “Navid” Niakossary, Attorney at Law,

431 Gunter Avenue

Guntersville, Alabama 35976

(256)-302-0335

September 22, 29, and October 6, 2023

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NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage executed by Julie Mincey, a married woman, and Joe Mincey, a married man, to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as Mortgagee, as nominee for PHH Mortgage Corporation, its successors and assigns, on August 5, 2010, said mortgage being recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, on August 18, 2010, as Document Number 3336698; WHEREAS, the aforesaid deed of trust was subsequently modified on Janu-ary 19, 2018, and said modification being recorded on February 27, 2018 at Instrument No. 3463537. PHH Mortgage Corporation, the current holder, under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage, will sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, in front of the main entrance of the Etowah County Courthouse, in Gadsden, Alabama, on November 30, 2023, during the legal hours of sale, the following described real estate, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

Lot 11, Windy Hills, according to the map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book “H”, Page 135, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama.

More commonly known as: 144 Windy Hill Rd, Rainbow City, AL 35906

This Property will be sold on as “as is, where is” basis, without warranty or recourse, expressed or implied as to title, use and/or enjoyment and will be sold subject to the right of redemption of all parties entitled thereto.  Alabama law gives some persons who have an interest in property the right to redeem the property under certain circumstances. Programs may also exist that help persons avoid or delay the foreclosure process. An attorney should be consulted to help you understand these rights and programs as part of the foreclosure process. This sale is made for the purpose of paying the indebtedness secured by said mortgage, as well as the expense of foreclosure. The successful bidder must tender certified funds by noon the next business day to Law Office of Halliday, Watkins & Mann, P.C.  Certified funds must be in the form of a wire transfer, bank or credit union’s cashier’s check, or bank official check payable to Halliday, Watkins & Mann, P.C. Halliday, Watkins & Mann, P.C. reserves the right to award the bid to the next highest bidder should the highest bidder fail to timely tender the total amount due. If sale is voided, Mortgagee/Transferee shall return the bid amount to the successful purchaser and the Mortgagee/Transferee shall not be liable to the purchase for any damages. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the purchaser at the sale shall be only entitled to a return of the deposit and bid amount, if paid. The Mortgagee/Transferee reserves the right to bid for and purchase the real estate and to credit is purchase price against the expenses of sale and in-debtedness secured by the real estate. This sale is subject to postponement or cancellation.

PHH Mortgage Corporation (“Transferee”)

Halliday, Watkins & Mann, P.C.

244 Inverness Center Drive

Birmingham, AL 35242

Phone: (801) 355-2886

September 29, October 6 and 13, 2023

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

STATE OF ALABAMA COUNTY OF ETOWAH

Default having been made of the terms of the loan documents secured by that certain mort-gage executed by Annie B Jackson An Unmarried Person to Compass Bank dated August 13, 2004; said mortgage being recorded on August 13, 2004, as Instrument No. M-2004-3581 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama.

The undersigned, PNC Bank, National Association, successor by merger to BBVA USA, formerly known as Compass Bankunder and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage, will sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the main entrance of the Court House in Etowah County, Alabama during the legal hours of sale (between 11am and 4pm), on the 3rd day of November, 2023 the following property, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

LOT NUMBERS FOUR (4) AND FIVE (5) BLOCK E, IN MILLER HIGHLAND ADDITION TO THE CITY OF GADSDEN AS SAME APPEARS OF RECORD IN BOOK OF TOWN PLATS D, PAGE 31, PROBATE OFFICE, ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA.

Said property is commonly known as 409 Sewell Street, Gadsden, AL 35903.

Should a conflict arise between the property address and the legal description the legal de-scription will control.

Said property will be sold subject to any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien, but not yet due and payable), the right of redemption of any taxing authority, all out-standing liens for public utilities which constitute liens upon the property, any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, any assessments, liens, encumbrances, easements, rights-of-way, zoning ordinances, restrictions, special as-sessments, covenants, the statutory right of redemption pursuant to Alabama law, and any matters of record including, but not limited to, those superior to said Mortgage first set out above. Said property will be sold on an “as-is” basis without any representation, warranty or recourse against the above-named or the undersigned.  The successful bidder must present certified funds in the amount of the winning bid at the time and place of sale.

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 sale will be conducted subject (1) to confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and (2) to final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan with the holder of the Mortgage.

PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BBVA USA, FORMERLY KNOWN AS COMPASS BANK

as holder of said mortgage

McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC

Two North Twentieth

2 20th Street North, Suite 1000

Birmingham, AL 35203

(205) 216-4238

FT21@mccalla.com

File No. 23-04379AL

www.foreclosurehotline.net

October 6, 13 and 20, 2023

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MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mort-gage executed by DON F. BRADFORD AND PHYLLIS M. BRADFORD HUSBAND AND WIFE, to SUPERIOR BANK on SEPTEMBER 9, 2009, said mortgage being recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of ETOWAH County, Alabama, at INSTRUMENT NO. 3320210, the under-signed CADENCE BANK SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO SUPERIOR BANK, as mortgagee (or trans-feree), under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage, will sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, at the entrance of the Courthouse of ETOWAH County, Alabama, on NOVEMBER 3, 2023, between the legal hours of sale, the following described real estate situated in ETOWAH County, Alabama, to wit:

A PARCEL OF LAND DESCRIBED AS BEGINNING AT A POINT WHICH IS THE NORTHERNMOST CORNER OF LOT NUMBER 30; THENCE FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING, RUN SOUTH 35 DEGREES 44 MINUTES WEST ALONG THE NORTHWEST LINE THEREOF AND THE NORTHWEST LINE OF LOT NUMBER 29 A DISTANCE OF 181.10 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE RUN SOUTH 54 DEGREES 16 MINUTES EAST A DISTANCE OF 256.0 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE RUN NORTH 35 DEGREES 44 MINUTES EAST A DISTANCE OF 13.50 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE RUN SOUTH 54 DEGREES 16 MINUTES EAST A DISTANCE OF 94.0 FEET TO A POINT IN THE SOUTHEAST LINE AND THE SOUTHEAST LINE OF AFORESAID LOT NUMBER 30 A DISTANCE OF 167.60 FEET TO THE EASTERNMOST CORNER THEREOF; THENCE RUN NORTH 54 DEGREES 16 MINUTES WEST ALONG THE NORTHEAST LINE OF SAID LOT NUMBER 30 A DISTANCE OF 350.0 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. SAID PARCEL OF LAND EMBRACING ALL OF LOT NUMBER 30 AND PORTIONS OF LOT NUMBER 29, IN BLOCK NUMBER 1 OF MOUNTAIN BROW ESTATES, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK “F”, PAGE 205, PROBATE OFFICE, ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA, AND LYING IN GADSDEN, ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

Subject to all zoning, easements, restrictions, restrictive covenants and reservations appearing of record. Said sale will also be made subject to any Federal Tax Liens, Ad Valorem Real Estate Taxes and\or Special Assessments of any nature, if any, which might adversely affect the title to the property. The property is being sold “as is, where is”. Said property is sold without war-ranty or recourse, expressed or implied as to title, use, enjoyment or condition. The mortgagee or transferee reserves the right to bid for and purchase the real estate and credit its purchase price against the expenses of sale and the indebtedness secured by the real estate.

All bidders will be required to execute a bidding agreement prior to sale. Copies of the bidding agreement may be obtained prior to the sale. The successful bidder will be required to pay the bid amount at the time of sale in cash or certified funds.

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

This sale is made for the purpose of paying the indebtedness secured by said mortgage, as well as the attorneys fees and expenses of foreclosure. This sale is subject to cancellation or post-ponement.

CADENCE BANK SUCCESSOR BY MERGER

TO SUPERIOR BANK,

Mortgagee-Transferee

Leonard N. Math

Chambless Math ❖ Carr, P.C.

P.O. Box 230759

Montgomery, Alabama 36123-0759

334-272-2230

October 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2023        

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

STATE OF ALABAMA COUNTY OF ETOWAH

Default having been made of the terms of the loan documents secured by that certain mort-gage executed by Amanda K Penland Wife And Husband Phillip L Penland to Home123 Corpora-tion dated March 22, 2006; said mortgage being recorded on April 4, 2006, as Instrument No. 3244163 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama. Said Mortgage was last sold, assigned and transferred to Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as Trustee for Morgan Stanley ABS Capital I Inc. Trust 2006-NC4 in Instrument 3367547 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, ALABAMA.

The undersigned, Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as Trustee for Morgan Stanley ABS Capital I Inc. Trust 2006-NC4, Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2006-NC4under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage, will sell at public outcry to the high-est bidder for cash before the main entrance of the Court House in Etowah County, Alabama during the legal hours of sale (between 11am and 4pm), on the 8th day of November, 2023 the following property, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

Lot Number Twenty Two (22) of Berkley Hills Subdivision, First Addition, according to the map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book “J”, page 39, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, and lying and being in Southside, Etowah County, Alabama.

Said property is commonly known as 3440 Berkley Hills Dr W, Southside, AL 35907.

Should a conflict arise between the property address and the legal description the legal de-scription will control.

Said property will be sold subject to any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien, but not yet due and payable), the right of redemption of any taxing authority, all out-standing liens for public utilities which constitute liens upon the property, any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, any assessments, liens, encumbrances, easements, rights-of-way, zoning ordinances, restrictions, special as-sessments, covenants, the statutory right of redemption pursuant to Alabama law, and any matters of record including, but not limited to, those superior to said Mortgage first set out above. Said property will be sold on an “as-is” basis without any representation, warranty or recourse against the above-named or the undersigned.  The successful bidder must present certified funds in the amount of the winning bid at the time and place of sale.

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 sale will be conducted subject (1) to confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and (2) to final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan with the holder of the Mortgage.

DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR MORGAN STANLEY ABS CAP-ITAL I INC. TRUST 2006-NC4, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-NC4

as holder of said mortgage

McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC

Two North Twentieth

2 20th Street North, Suite 1000

Birmingham, AL 35203

(205) 216-4238

FT21@mccalla.com

File No. 23-05208AL

www.foreclosurehotline.net

October 6, 13, and 20, 2023                                                                                                             

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FILE CLAIMS

Andrew David Bailey was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 08/29/2023 to the Estate of Robert Wayne Ray, 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

September 22, 29, and October 6, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Tonya Mass was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 08/24/2023 to the Estate of Cheryl Jean Helms, 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

September 22, 29, and October 6, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Jacob Millican was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 05/31/2022 to the Estate of Vicki Lynn Chilton, 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

September 22, 29, and October 6, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Scott Clayton was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 07/18/2023 to the Estate of Sue Clayton, 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

September 22, 29, and October 6, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Ronald Davis was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 07/28/2023 over the Estate of Cora Anita Davis, 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

September 22, 29, and October 6, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Eva Logan Estes was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 08/02/2023 over the Estate of Barbara C. Logan-Foye, 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

September 22, 29, and October 6, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Mattie Lou Douglas was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 08/21/2023 to the Estate of Diana Elorise Marsh, 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

September 22, 29, and October 6, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Donovan Wilson was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 08/31/2023 over the Estate of Angela Regina Pinson, 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

September 22, 29, and October 6, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Gregory Scott Light was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 09/12/2023 to the Estate of Gerald Light, 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

September 22, 29, and October 6, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Teresa Constance Gray Johnson was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 08/18/2023 to the Estate of Constance Joy Spurgeon Gray, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

September 22, 29, and October 6, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Amanda LeaJoi Daniel was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 09/18/2023 over the Estate of John Ray Daniel, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all per-sons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

September 29, October 6, and 13, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Elizabeth White Gaghen was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 08/25/2023 over the Estate of Robert Clyde White, 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

September 29, October 6, and 13, 2023

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NOTICE OF PETITION FOR LETTERS OF GUARDIANSHIP AND PETITION FOR

LETTERS OF CONSERVATORSHIP

Notice to: Ben Akers, whose whereabouts are unknown

You will take notice that a Petition for Letters of Guardianship for the person of Timmy L.

Akers and a Petition for Letters of Conservatorship over the estate of Timmy L. Akers was filed by Gadsden Regional Medical Center on the 3rd day of October, 2023.

A hearing on the Petition for Letters of Guardianship and Petition for Letters of Conservatorship is set on the 8th day of November 2023, at 2:00 o’clock p.m., in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

October 6, 13, and 20, 2023

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NOTICE OF ESTATE

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

Estate of William Edgar Browning, Deceased.

Etowah County Probate Case No.: 2023-0267.

To: Michael Greco, whereabouts unknown

YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that DOUGLAS BROWNING has filed in this Court a Petition for Probate of Will & Letters Testamentary in the above-styled matter, and October 10, 2023, at 10:30 a.m. is the date/time set for a hearing on said Petition.

Scott W. Hassell

JUDGE OF PROBATE

September 22, 29, and October 6, 2023

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NOTICE OF HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF: SUSAN B. NELSON, INCAPACITATED,

Case #: S-8079

TO: Any interested party

Please take notice that a PETITION TO APPROVE THE SALE OF REAL PROPERTY belonging to the above referenced incapacitated individual was filed in the Office of the Judge of Probate, and further, that the 13th day of NOVEMBER 2023 at 11:30 a.m. was appointed a day and time for hearing on said Petition, thereof at which time you may appear and support and/or contest the Petition, if you so choose.

DONE THIS THE 27TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER 2023.

Scott W. Hassell

PROBATE JUDGE

September 29, October 6 and 13, 2023

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PUBLICATION NOTICE

IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION PETITION

NOTICE TO: LOGAN ALEXANDER RHODES AND/OR UNKNOWN AND/OR UNDISCLOSED FATHER

ADDRESS: UNKNOWN

You will take notice that a Petition for the Adoption of a child born to Hannah Gail Alexander, (Natural Mother), was filed on the 29th day of August, 2023, alleging that the identity of the natural parent of said minor child is Logan Alexander Rhodes and/or is unknown and has not been disclosed to the Court, and whose relationship of said unknown or undisclosed natural parent to the aforesaid minor child is that of putative father. Minor Child’s birth date is 01/08/2020.

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

Attorney for the Petitioner:

Allyson Leigh Fuller

P.O. Box 1051

Gadsden, AL. 35902

This the 20 day of September 2023.

Scott W. Hassell

Probate Judge

September 22, 29,

October 6 and 13, 2023

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MOTION FOR SERVICE BY PUBLICATION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

JOSEPH MICHAEL LITTLETON, PLAINTIFF,

VS.

PAMELA BIRIBIANA AZUA CARDENAS, DEFENDANT

CASE NO.: DR-2023-900262

NOTICE TO: PAMELA BIRIBIANA AZUA CARDENAS

WHOSE WHEREABOUTS AND LAST KNOWN ADDRESS ARE UNKNOWN

You will take notice that a complaint for divorce has been filed in the Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama, alleging that your last known address is unknown.

Please be advised that should you intend to contest this Action, you must file a written re-sponse within thirty (30) days of the date of the last publication herein with Christopher Word, Attorney for the Plaintiff, and with the Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama, 801 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901

Done this 21st day of September, 2023.

/s/ Christopher P. Word

CHRISTOPHER P. WORD, Attorney for the Plaintiff

Post Office Box 8241

Gadsden, Alabama 35902

Cassandra Johnson

Circuit Court Clerk Etowah County, Alabama

September 29, October 6, 13, and 20, 2023

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LEGAL NOTICE

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

BAILEY BUILT CONSTRUCTION, INC, Plaintiff,                                                                                

VS.                          

CASE NUMBER:  CV-2023-900388                                                                   

CATHERYNE FREEMAN, DAVID        

CAMP, CREDIT ACCEPTANCE            

CORPORATION,                                      

Lot Number Six (6) in the Resurvey         

of Lots 5, 6, 7 and 8 in Block “C” in          

Stringer Realty Company’s                       

Rearrangement of portions of Block         

“C” and “F” in Edenwood Addition to     

Gadsden, according to the map of said     

Rearrangement recorded in Plat Book       

“C”, Page 337, Probate Office, Etowah      

County, Alabama, the map of said           

Resurvey being recorded in Plat Book     

“E”, Page 117, Probate Office, Etowah     

County, and lying and being in                  

Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.         

                                                                    

DEFENDANTS.                                   

NOTICE ISSUED TO THE FOLLOWING: Catheryne Freeman and David Camp or their Heirs and Devisees if deceased, and all other persons claiming any present, future, contingent, reversion, or other interest in the above described real property.

Please take notice that Bailey Built Construction, Inc. has filed an action in the Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama seeking to quiet title to the above described real property. The above named defendant, whose whereabouts are unknown, must answer said Complaint on or before November 13, 2023, or thereafter a judgment by default may be rendered against said Defendants in Etowah County Circuit Court Case Number: CV-2023-900388.

DONE this 20th day of September, 2023.   

CASSANDRA JOHNSON,

CLERK OF COURT

Jonathan M. Welch

Attorney for Plaintiff

1925 Rainbow Drive

Gadsden, Alabama 35901

September 22, 29,

October 6 and 13, 2023

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NOTICE OF COMPLAINT

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

MYRA GANTT, Plaintiff,

CV-2023-900397.00

v.

LARRY RAYNARD PARKER, and any unknown and/or currently unascertained heirs of the same hereinafter referred to as FICTIONAL DEFENDANTS A-Z, Defendants.

The Defendants, whose whereabouts are unknown, must answer Plaintiff’s Complaint for Sale and Division within thirty (30) days of the completion of the publication or thereafter a judgment of default may be rendered against you in the aforementioned case.

Done the 25th day of September, 2023.

CASSANDRA JOHNSON,

Clerk of the Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama

Knowles & Sullivan, LLC

413 Broad Street

Gadsden, AL 35901

(256) 547-7200

(256) 467-6322 fax

September 29, October 6, 13, and 20, 2023

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NOTICE OF COMPLAINT

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

Brain Stansell, Plaintiff,.

Case No.: CV-2023-900249.00

V.

Helen Wiggins, at.al.,

Defendants

The defendant, Helen I. Wiggins, whose whereabouts is unknown, and or any other persons claiming any present, future, contingent, remained, reversion, or other interest in the lands described below, must answer Plaintiff’s Complaint filed in the above referenced court and case number within thirty (30) days of the completion of the publication or thereafter a judgement of default may be rendered against you in the above-styled case.

The subject property is described as follows”

Lot 5 in Block 11, in Smith’s First Addition to Alabama City, as recorded in Plat Book “B”, Pages 158-159, in the Probate Office of Etowah County, Alabama.

Done the 13th day of September, 2023.

Cassandra Johnson

Clerk of the Circuit Court of Etowah County

/s/ William B. Ogletree

Circuit Judge

Jason Knowles

Knowles & Sullivan, LLC

413 Broad Street

Gadsden, AL 35901

256-547-7200

256-467-6322 (fax)

September 15, 22, 29, and October 6, 2023

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NOTICE FOR SERVICE BY PUBLICATION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA   

PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION S/B/M TO BBVA USA F/K/A COMPASS BANK,

Plaintiff,

v.

ESTATE OF DEREK THOMAS DUKE, STEPHANIE DUKE, AND FICTITIOUS DEFENDANTS A-Z, being those persons or entities who or which may have a claim to the proceeds at issue,

Defendants.

CASE NO.:  CV-23-900330

NOTICE FOR SERVICE BY PUBLICATION

On February 17, 2023, this Court granted Plaintiff’s Motion for Service by Publication on any Fictious Defendants A-Z, being those persons or entities who or which may have a claim to the proceeds at issue. 

TO: The Gadsden Messenger

You are Ordered to publish the following notice once a week for four successive weeks:

In the Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama Civil Action No.: CV-23-900330, PNC Bank, National Association S/B/M to BBVA USA F/K/A Compass Bank v. Estate of Estate of Derek Thomas Duke, Stephanie Duke, and Fictious Defendants A-Z, being those persons or entities who or which may have a claim to the proceeds at issue.  Notice To: Fictious Defendants A-Z, being those persons or entities who or which may have a claim to the proceeds at issue who may have an interest in property located at 4228 Quail Cir., Gadsden, AL 35907. By Order of the Court for service by publication dated August 15, 2023, you are hereby notified that on  August 10, 2023, Plaintiff filed a Complaint for Interpleader on the subject property.  You are required to file with the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama and serve upon Plaintiff’s attorney, G. Alicia Jett at McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC, at 2 20th St. North, Ste. 1000, Birmingham, AL 35203, an answer in writing within 30 days after the last publication of this Notice on or before November 13, 2023, or default judgment will be entered against you.

September 22, 29,

October 6 and 13, 2023

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNTION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-23-46-GCD

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

PLAINTIFF

$3,032.00 U.S. Currency,

DEFENDANT

In Re:  Demetrie Deshaun Borden

TO ANY PERSON, CORPORATION OR OTHER ENTITY CLAIMING AN OWNER’S BONA FIDE IN-TEREST 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 17th day of November, 2023.  Fail-ure to file such answer shall result in your loss of any claimed owner’s or other interest in said property.

DONE this the 21st day of September, 2023

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

September 29, October 6, 13, and 20, 2023

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNTION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-23-47-SJS

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

PLAINTIFF

$1,500.00 U.S. Currency,

Glock 19 Pistol

Serial # BTGT103

DEFENDANT

In Re:  Trevor Cortez Sandridge

TO ANY PERSON, CORPORATION OR OTHER ENTITY CLAIMING AN OWNER’S BONA FIDE IN-TEREST 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 firearm.  You are hereby notified that you must answer said Complaint by the 17th day of November, 2023.  Failure to file such answer shall result in your loss of any claimed owner’s or other in-terest in said property.

DONE this the 21st day of September, 2023

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

September 29, October 6, 13, and 20, 2023

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ORDINANCE NO. O-61-23

Adopting Fiscal Year 2024 Budgets

Whereas, in compliance with §11-43B-10, 1975 Alabama Code, after proper notice given by publication, a hearing has been held to receive public comment on the proposed budgets for fiscal year 2024;  

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

Section 1. The budget document entitled General Fund Budget, filed with the City Clerk-Treasurer, together with all schedules and exhibits thereto, is hereby adopted as the General Fund Budget of the City of Gadsden, Alabama, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2024.

Section 2. The FY2024 General Fund Budget provides for total anticipated income in the amount of $60,250,513.

Section 3. The FY2024 General Fund Budget appropriates the amount of $57,844,399 to the Departmental Budgets and the Non-Departmental Budget.

Section 4. The FY2024 General Fund Budget appropriates the amount of $1,552,500 to Outside Agency Appropriations.  The Mayor on behalf of the City is hereby authorized to enter into a contract with each organization for the performance of a public purpose in the amount authorized in the budget.

Section 5. The FY2024 General Fund Budget appropriates the amount of $853,614 to Transfers to Other Funds.

Section 6. The FY2024 General Fund Budget appropriates the amount of $210,000 to Coun-cil Discretionary Funds.  The Mayor on behalf of the City is hereby authorized to enter into a contract in the amount and with each organization for the performance of a public purpose as authorized by each Council Member.

Section 7. The budget document entitled Special Revenue Funds, filed with the City Clerk-Treasurer, is hereby adopted as the Special Revenue Funds Budget of the City of Gadsden, Ala-bama, appropriating $8,442,287 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2024.

Section 8. The budget document entitled Debt Service Funds, filed with the City Clerk-Treasurer, is hereby adopted as the Debt Service Funds Budget of the City of Gadsden, Ala-bama, appropriating $6,750,331 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2024.

Section 9. The budget document entitled Enterprise and Internal Service Funds (Airport, Golf Course, Residential Garbage and Employee Insurance), filed with the City Clerk-Treasurer, is hereby adopted as the Enterprise and Internal Service Funds Budget of the City of Gadsden, Alabama, appropriating $15,716,165 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2024.

Section 10. The budget document entitled Capital Projects Fund, filed with the City Clerk-Treasurer, is hereby adopted as the Capital Projects Fund Budget of the City of Gadsden, Ala-bama, appropriating $9,200,000 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2024.

Section 11. The budget document entitled Capital Projects Fund II, filed with the City Clerk-Treasurer, is hereby adopted as the Capital Projects Fund II Budget of the City of Gadsden, Ala-bama, appropriating $8,500,000 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2024.

Section 12. In accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), encum-brances outstanding as of September 30, 2023, shall be closed to the fund balance and re-established at the beginning of the new fiscal year as a reduction to the prior year’s budget and as an increase to the new fiscal year’s budget.

Section 13. The Director of Finance and the City Clerk-Treasurer will maintain true and cor-rect copies of the official budgets in their offices at all times during this fiscal year and make it available for public inspection during normal business hours. Adopted this ordinance at an open public meeting held on September 26, 2023.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

October 6, 2023

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PUBLIC NOTICE

Be it known that Gary Bishop, Keyesta Sherman, Thomas & Barbara Wester, and  Marston & Maxine Noojin, being the owners of property abutting Brow Cutoff, lying in  Section 8, T-10-S, R-6-E and shown on the Etowah County tax map as being 30’ in  width, hereby request the Etowah County Commission to vacate said portion of Brow  Cutoff being further described as follows: 

A 30’ right-of-way that exists from the intersection of Brow Road to the intersection of  Horton Gap Road, approximately 1375’ in length along the centerline. 

This matter will be considered at the 11-07-2023 Etowah County Commission meeting at  9:00 am at the Etowah County Commission Office, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden,  Alabama 35901.

September 22, 29,

October 6 and 13, 2023                  

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Public Meeting Notice

The Water Works and Sewer Board of The City Of Gadsden will a hold a public meeting on Wednesday, October 18, 2023, at 5:30 p.m. at The Water Works and Sewer Board Of The City Of Gadsden office located at 515 N Albert Rains Boulevard, Gadsden, Alabama to discuss the Environmental Information Document and related items required as part of the submission of an application for funding through the Clean Water State Revolving Fund as administered by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM). This application will address sanitary sewer system improvements through gravity sewer collection system rehabilitation.  A copy of the Environmental Information Document (EID) will be available at The Water Works and Sewer Board Of The City Of Gadsden office for public review.

Any person with a disability or communication impairment should contact The Water Works and Sewer Board Of The City Of Gadsden at (256) 543-2884 if special accommodation is needed.  The Water Works and Sewer Board Of The City Of Gadsden will attempt to satisfy all reasonable requests.

September 15, 22, 29 and October 6, 2023

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Notice of Public Meeting on Proposed Economic Development Agreement

The City Council of the City of Attalla will hold a public meeting on October 16, 2023 at 10 a.m., during the regular 3rd Monday of the month council meeting, to consider the adoption of a res-olution authorizing an economic development agreement with RaceTrac Alabama, INC., a Georgia Corporation (RaceTrac) authorized to do business in Alabama, which proposes to lo-cate a service station on the property along 3rd Street NW (US HWY 11) between 3rd Avenue NW and 4th Avenue NW in Attalla. The development is expected to generate $200,000, annual-ly in revenue to the City from merchant sales and fuel sales. The City proposes to pay RaceTrac $300,000 from revenue generated from sales at RaceTrac, beginning when the business is open to the public and conducting business. The City will make quarterly payments to Race Trac, which will total the revenue generated from the City’s 5% sales tax and fuel tax. The payment will stop when the $300,000 is reached. The money paid to RaceTrac will help pay for Storm Sewer System that crosses the property and must be relocated so RaceTrac can develop the service station on the property. The City of Attalla seeks to increase employment and to increase the tax and revenue base of the City. All interested persons may examine and review the Agreement and Resolution in the office of the City Clerk during normal business hours, be-fore and after the meeting referenced herein.

Mandy Cash, City Clerk

October 6, 2023

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NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS

Sealed 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, OCTOBER 31, 2023, for the  THOMSPON COMMUNITY CENTER & GYM REROOFING PROJECT, Bid Request No. 3523, 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.

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 can be distributed at no cost. All bidders must be registered with the City of Gadsden Engineering Department in order to submit a bid. Bids received from unregis-tered 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 Owner reserves the right to waive any informalities or to reject any and all bids.

The successful bidder will be required to furnish and pay for the satisfactory Performance and Payment Bond or Bond 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 sixty (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.

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 require-ments for licensing as a general contractor and the necessity to show evidence of license, with a specialty in landscaping or grass cutting, 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

Craig Ford, Mayor

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

October 6, 2023

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NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS

Bidders shall prequalify for this project. Prequalification proposals for General Contractors will be received at the office of the Director of Engineering, City of Gadsden, Alabama, located in room 302 on the 3rd floor of City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama until 4:00 P.M., Fri-day, October 20, 2023. Prequalification forms and criteria shall be obtained from the City of Gadsden Engineering Department by email request to hwilliamson@cityofgadsden.com. No verbal requests will be accepted. All approved bidders will be notified by Monday, October 23, 2023.

A Mandatory Attendance Pre-Bid Meeting will be held on-site at the Gadsden State Community College Sports Complex on Monday, October 30, 2023, at 2 PM. The main campus address is 1001 George Wallace Drive, Gadsden, AL 35903. All Pre-Qualified bidders shall have a representative present at the meeting in order to remain on the approved bidders list.

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, November 7, 2023, for furnishing all labor, materials, equipment, and services required to complete the GADSDEN SPORTS PARK, PHASE IV, Bid Request No. 3519, 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.

Bids will be publicly opened and read at the above time and place. Plans, Specifications, and Contract Documents are open to the public for inspection at the City Hall. Electronic (pdf) Plans, Specifications, and Contract Documents may be obtained from the City of Gadsden Engineering Department, Room 301, City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama by calling (256)-549-4520. 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 apparent low bidder will be required to submit their list of subcontractors within two days of the bid opening date to confirm compliance with the experience and qualification require-ments listed in the technical specifications of each applicable trade before being considered for award

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

The successful bidder will be required to furnish and pay for the satisfactory Performance and Payment Bond or Bond 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 sixty (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.

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 require-ments for licensing as a general contractor and the necessity to show evidence of license be-fore the bid will be considered by the awarding authority. Bidder must have a BCU4 license with either a major HS or MU classification, or a portion of the project applicable specialties under either or both HS or MU classifications at a minimum to be considered for award.  A cur-rent license number must be included on the bid in accordance with section 102.1 of the bid documents.

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

CRAIG FORD, Mayor

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

October 6, 2023

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NOTICE OF SALE

Notice is hereby given that the content of the following storage buildings will be disposed of by Huff Mini Storage on October 18, 2023, located at 608 Gilbert Ferry Road, Attalla, AL. 35954

Chelsey Alverson # 30

Huff Mini Storage

608 Gilbert Ferry Road

Attalla, AL. 35954

September 22, 29,

October 6 and 13, 2023

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LEGAL NOTICE

The following storage units will be auctioned on October 11, 2023 beginning at 10:00 A.M. on the premises of Southtowne Mini Warehouses. Southtowne is located at 199 Woodland Drive, off of Steele Station Road in Rainbow City, Alabama, 35906

Terrell Willbanks  Unit 152

Cody Odell   Unit 430

Jeanette Henderson  Unit 520 & 651

Britney Rawlinson Unit 584

Ligaya Ferguson Unit 34-1A

Kayla Bowman Unit 12-13

Holly Troup Unit 38-11

Angela Vaughn Unit 700 & 739

Jeffery Beck Unit 796

Jerry White Unit 502

Rajen ShahUnit 412

Fatima Bibb Unit 512

Lisa Rydel Unit 5A-8 & 5A-9

Doran Smith Unit 211-19

Stephanie Chapman  Unit 705 & 775

Southtowne Mini Warehouses

199 Woodland Drive

Rainbow City, AL. 35906

September 29 and

October 6, 2023

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the fol-lowing described abandoned vehicle(s) on 10/24/2023.

2023 Toyota Tacoma – VIN:  3TYSZ5AN1PT106667

Jr Motors

1395 Co Rd 69

Centre, AL. 35960

September 29 and

October 6, 2023

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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 10/28/2023 at 9am. 

1994 Dodge Ram Black – VIN: 1B7HC16X3RS614840

2008 Ford Fusion Tan – VIN: 3FAHP07Z78R202001

Tommy Tows

3403 Forrest Ave

Gadsden, AL 35904

(256) 490-3715

September 29 and

October 6, 2023

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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 10/13/2023 at 9am. 

1999 Lincoln town car  – VIN:  1LNHM83W8XY641815

MDSR Towing

2820 Fields Avenue

Gadsden, AL. 35903

256-390-9152

September 29 and

October 6, 2023

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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 10093/2023 at 9am. 

2005 Acura tsx  – VIN:  JH4CL96815C019781

MDSR Towing

2820 Fields Avenue

Gadsden, AL. 35903

256-390-9152

September 29 and

October 6, 2023

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following de-scribed abandoned vehicle(s) on 11/24/2023.

2014 Kia Soul  – VIN: KNDJP3A51E7077597

2003 Cadillac CTS  – VIN: 1G6DM57N530114670

2003 Hyundai Sonata  – VIN: KMHWF35H53A782024

2007 BMW 328i  –VIN: WBAVA33597PV66393

Thacker Towing

927 5th Ave NE

Attalla, AL 35954

(256) 546-9994

September 29 and

October 6, 2023

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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 10/24/2023.

2009 Hummer H3 – VIN: 5GTEN13E198113550

2023 Toyota Tacoma – VIN:  3TYSZ5AN1PT106667

Jr Motors

1395 Co Road 69

Centre, AL. 35960

October 6 and 13, 2023

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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 11/13/2023 at 9am.

2013 Ford F-150 – VIN:  1FTFW1CF3DFA31793

Matt’s Towing

2000 Hickory Street

Gadsden, AL. 35904

October 6 and 13, 2023

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NOTICE OFVEHICLEPOSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle(s) on 11/10/2023 at 9am.

2012 Ford Focus – VIN:  1FAHP3M25CL293138

Matt’s Towing

2000 Hickory Street

Gadsden, AL. 35904

October 6 and 13, 2023

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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 11/11/2023 at 9am.

2006 Chevrolet Tahoe  – VIN:  1GNEC13ZX6R155406

Matt’s Towing

2000 Hickory Street

Gadsden, AL. 35904

October 6 and 13, 2023

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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 11/17/2023. 

2012 Ford Fusion  – VIN: 3FAHP0JA1CR275988

Thacker Towing

927 5th Ave NE

Attalla, AL 35954

(256) 546-9994

October 6 and 13, 2023

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