Legals for 10/29/2021 – 11/04/2021

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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 mortgage executed by Dayton Parrish A Single Man,  to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as mortgagee, as nominee for America’s Wholesale Lender, its successors and assigns dated April 2, 2002; said mortgage being recorded on April 10, 2002, as Instrument No. M-2002-1687 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama. Said Mortgage was last sold, assigned and transferred to LoanCare, LLC in Instrument 3498529 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama.

The undersigned, LoanCare, LLC, 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 24th day of November, 2021 the following property, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

That certain parcel of land with all the buildings and improvements thereon, being designated as Lot Number 11, Parcel No. 7, as shown on map of property of Cone Mills Corporation, Dwight Division recorded in Plat Book “F”, pages 51-65, in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama.

Said property is commonly known as 6 North 28th Street, Gadsden, AL 35904.

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, 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” 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.

LOANCARE, LLC

as holder of said mortgage

McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC

Two North Twentieth

2 20th Street North, Suite 1000

Birmingham, AL 35203

(800) 275-7171

FT21@mccalla.com

File No. 9206119

www.foreclosurehotline.net

October 22, 29 and November 5, 2021

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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 mortgage executed by Barbara Jo Dunn A Single Woman  to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as mortgagee, as nominee for Guild Mortgage Company, a California Corporation, its successors and assigns dated August 25, 2016; said mortgage being recorded on September 1, 2016, as Instrument No. 3439342 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama. Said Mortgage was last sold, assigned and transferred to Guild Mortgage Company in Instrument 3459369 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama.

The undersigned, Guild Mortgage Company LLC, formerly known as Guild Mortgage Company, 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 27th day of October, 2021 the following property, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

PARCEL ONE: BEGINNING AT THE N.E. CORNER OF THE SE 1/4 OF THE NW 1/4, SECTION 9, T13S, R6E AND RUN S 44 DEGREES -40 MINUTES E FOR A DISTANCE OF 576.5 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE RUN S 30 DEGREES -30 MINUTES W FOR A DISTANCE OF 942.28 FEET TO A POINT ON THE NORTHEASTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF PILGRIMS REST ROAD, THENCE DEFLECT 103 DEGREES -39 MINUTES TO THE RIGHT AND RUN ALONG THE RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF SAID PILGRIMS REST ROAD FOR A DISTANCE OF 723.38 FEET TO THE BEGINNING POINT OF THIS DESCRIPTION; THENCE CONTINUE IN A NORTHWESTERLY DIRECTION AND ALONG THE RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF SAID PILGRIMS REST ROAD FOR A DISTANCE AT 170.82 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE DEFLECT 90 DEGREES – 00 MINUTES TO THE RIGHT FOR A DISTANCE OF 255 FEET TO A POINT, THENCE DEFLECT 90 DEGREES – 00 MINUTES TO THE RIGHT FOR A DISTANCE OF 170.82 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE DEFLECT 90 DEGREES – 00 MINUTES TO THE RIGHT FOR A DISTANCE OF 255 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; AND CONTAINING ONE (1) ACRES (MORE OR LESS). THE ABOVE DESCRIBED LAND BEING A PORTION AT THE SE 1/4 OF THE NW 1/4, SECTION 9, T13S, R6E, ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA.

Said property is commonly known as 3406 Pilgrims Rest Rd, Southside, AL 35907.

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, 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” 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.

GUILD MORTGAGE COMPANY LLC, FORMERLY KNOWN AS GUILD MORTGAGE COMPANY

as holder of said mortgage

McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC

Two North Twentieth

2 20th Street North, Suite 1000

Birmingham, AL 35203

(800) 275-7171

FT21@mccalla.com

File No. 9234519

www.foreclosurehotline.net

The Messenger

09/24/2021,10/01/2021,10/08/2021,10/29/2021

AMENDMENT TO NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

The sale date under the above mentioned Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale has been postponed until January 5, 2022, and public notice thereof having been given, the above notice is hereby republished with this amendment.

October 29, 2021

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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 mortgage executed by Gary Neil Thrower Husband Tracey R Thrower Wife  to RBMG, Inc. dated March 3, 2000; said mortgage being recorded on March 10, 2000, as Instrument No. M-2000-0758 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama. Said Mortgage was last sold, assigned and transferred to NewRez LLC d/b/a Shellpoint Mortgage Servicing in Instrument 3499640 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama.

The undersigned, NewRez LLC d/b/a Shellpoint Mortgage Servicing, 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 27th day of October, 2021 the following property, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

A tract of land described as beginning at the Southeast corner of Lot Number 8 of the First Addition to Argyle Hills and from thence run in a Northerly direction along the East line of said lot a distance of 103.00 feet to a point; thence deflect an angle of 88 degrees 11 minutes 00 seconds to the left and run in a Westerly direction a distance of 144.87 feet to a point on the West line of said lot; thence deflect an angle of 91 degrees 49 minutes 00 seconds to the left and run in a Southerly direction along the West line of said lot a distance of 100.00 feet to the Southwest corner thereof; thence In an Easterly direction along the South line of said lot a distance of 145.00 feet to the point of beginning and embracing a portion of Lot Number 8 of the First Addition to Argyle Hills, as recorded in Plat Book “G”, Page 91, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama.

Said property is commonly known as 2108 Argyle Place, Gadsden, AL 35904.

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, 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” 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.

NEWREZ LLC D/B/A SHELLPOINT MORTGAGE SERVICING

as holder of said mortgage

McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC

Two North Twentieth

2 20th Street North, Suite 1000

Birmingham, AL 35203

(800) 275-7171

FT21@mccalla.com

File No. 9121219

www.foreclosurehotline.net

The Messenger

09/17/2021,09/24/2021,10/01/2021,10/29/2021

AMENDMENT TO NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

The sale date under the above mentioned Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale has been postponed until December 8, 2021, and public notice thereof having been given, the above notice is hereby republished with this amendment.

October 29, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Zackery Smith appointed Personal Representatives on 09/27/2021 over the Estate of Timothy Scott Smith 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

October 15, 22 and 29, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Carmin Diana Mock appointed Personal Representatives on 09/13/2021 over the Estate of Kathryn J. Farlow 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

October 15, 22 and 29, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

James E. Gill and Ernie Battles appointed Personal Representatives on 09/21/2021 over the Estate of Henrietta B. Scoggins 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

October 15, 22 and 29, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Jason Raley appointed Personal Representatives on 10/06/2021 over the Estate of Linda Gail Roberts 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

October 22, 29 and November 5, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

John Andrew Wilson appointed Personal Representatives on 08/30/2021 over the Estate of John Kenneth Wilson, Jr. Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred. 

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

October 22, 29 and November 5, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Rodney Lawson Ward was/were appointed Personal Representatives on 05/06/2021Estate of Lillian Phillips Ward, 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

October 22, 29 and November 5, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

William Bruce Akins and Donna Akins Hagedorn appointed Personal Representatives on 08/31/2021 over the Estate of Mary Hill Akins 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

October 22, 29 and November 5, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Tracy Lee carroll appointed Personal Representatives on 08/30/2021 over the Estate of Sandra Elizabeth Carroll 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

October 22, 29 and November 5, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Edward Beavers appointed Personal Representatives on 08/312021 over the Estate of Katherine E. Beavers 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

October 22, 29 and November 5, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

John Cecil Hamiter, Jr. appointed Personal Representatives on 08/31/2021 over the Estate of John Cecil Hamiter, Sr. 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

October 22, 29 and November 5, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Billy Carmon Lance was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 08/24/2021 Estate of Susan Hicks, 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

October 29, November 5, and 12,  2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Christie Knowles was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/08/2021 Estate of Steve L. Smith, 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

October 29, November 5, and 12, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Bertie Darlene Martin was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 08/19/2021 Estate of Terry Ray Boyd, 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

October 29, November 5, and 12,  2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Joyce Buckner was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 08/27/2021 Estate of Linda Buckner Martin, 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

October 29, November 5, and 12,  2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Diane Lumpkin appointed Personal Representatives on 10/12/2021 over the Estate of Sammie J. Kerce 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

October 29, November 5, and 12,  2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Annette Burns Freeman was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/12/2021 Estate of Willodene Freeman, 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

October 29, November 5, and 12,  2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Adam Lowman appointed Personal Representatives on 10/12/2021 over the Estate of Johnny Fox Affeldt 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

October 29, November 5, and 12,  2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Scott Douglas Waldrup appointed Personal Representatives on 10/13/2021 over the Estate of Cathy A. Waldrup 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

October 29, November 5, and 12, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Jean Leeann Fowler Johnson appointed Personal Representatives on 10/05/2021 over the Estate of Jerry Wayne Fowler 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

October 29, November 5, and 12,  2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Kathy Rhoades appointed Personal Representatives on 09/01/2021over the Estate of Ann D. Hulgan 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

October 29, November 5, and 12,  2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Joanna Lancaster appointed Personal Representatives on 09/03/2021over the Estate of David Wayne Lancaster 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

October 29, November 5, and 12, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Dennis Griffin Skelton appointed Personal Representatives on 09/01/2021over the Estate of James William Griffin 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

October 29, November 5, and 12,  2021

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NOTICE TO FILE CLAIMS

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE:  THE ESTATE OF ALICE JEAN GOYER, DECEASED,

CASE NO:  S-11266

Take notice that Letters of Testamentary having been granted to JERRY HAMPTON HOPE, as Personal Representative of the Estate of ALICE JEAN GOYER, deceased, on the 30th day of August, 2021, by this Court.

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 in the same will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Probate Judge

October 15, 22 and 29, 2021

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PUBLICATION NOTICE ACTION TO QUIET TITLE

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CBE AND CJ ENTERPRISES, LLC

PLAINTIFF,

CASE NO.: CV-2021-900468

VS.

TEE J. TURNER, and wife FRIEDA TURNER their heirs and devisees and Fictitious Defendants A, B, C and D, being those entities claiming an Interest in that certain real property described below and the following described real property: Lot Number Thirty (30), Unit Three (3) in Green Valley Lake Estates, as recorded in Plat Book “G” Page 343, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama and bearing Parcel # 31-21-09-30-0-001-083.001

DEFENDANTS

TEE J. TURNER and wife, FRIEDA TURNER, and their heirs and devisees, if deceased, and all others claiming any present, future, contingent reversion or other interest in the above described property, must answer the complaint filed by CBE and CL Enterprises, LLC, seeking to quiet title to the property described above for other relief within 30 days of the last publication of the notice of thereafter a judgment by default may be rendered against them in the above styles cause.

Done this the 15th day of October, 2021.

Cassandra Johnson,

Circuit Clerk

October 22, 29, November 5 and 12, 2021

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PUBLICATION NOTICE

IN THE MATTER OF THE PUBLICATION PETITION

NOTICE TO:  Angie Vinson

ADDRESS: Unknown

To:  Angie Vinson, you are notified that the 13th day of December, 2021 at 11:00 o’clock AM., is set as a date and time for hearing the Petition for Letters of Administration in the case of the Estate of Martha Elaine Rushing, deceased, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, Case Number: S-10938.  You may appear and contest the same if you deem in proper. 

This the 20th day of October 2021

Scott W. Hassell

Probate Judge

Attorney for the Petitioner:

Patricia Granger

227 ½ Broad Street

Gadsden, AL. 35901

256-546-7500

October 22, 29 and November 5, 2021

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Etowah County Notice of Proposed Redistricting

The Etowah County Commission revised its six districts following the release of 2020 Census results. A map of the proposed districts is currently posted for public viewing outside the Commission Office (Suite 113) at 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, AL 35901. The Commission will consider the new districts at its meeting on November 2, 2021 at 9:00 am in the Commission Chambers. Registered voters of Etowah County may submit questions or comments concerning the proposed new districts by emailing sellison@etowahcounty.org or in writing to Etowah County Commission, 800 Forrest Avenue, Suite 113, Gadsden, AL 35901.

Public Hearing option: Registered voters of Etowah County who wish to comment on the proposed new districts at the County Commission meeting may participate by signing in just prior to the 9:00 am meeting on November 2, 2021.

October 15, 22 and 29, 2021

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LEGAL NOTICE

Bedwell & Whorton Excavating, LLC hereby gives notice of completion of the Alabama City Center Parking for the City of Gadsden, Alabama.  This notice will appear for four (4) weeks, once weekly beginning on October 22, 2021 and ending on   November 12, 2021.  All claims should be filed with The City of Gadsden 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama 35901 or call 256-549-4520.

Jeff Bedwell, Owner

October 22, 29, November 5 and 12, 2021

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PUBLICATION NOTICE

IN THE JUVENILE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CASE NO: JU-2021-000237.01

Brandon St. John, whose whereabouts are unknown, must answer the Petition of Alexis Gulledge, by seeking relief thirty days (30) after he last publication date at the bottom of this notice, or thereafter a judgment of default may be rendered against him in Civil Action JU-2021-237.01, in the Juvenile Court of Etowah County, Alabama.

Dated this 8th day of October 2021.

Joe F. Nabors

Juvenile Judge

Shannon L. Millican

Attorney at Law

255 South 8th Street

Gadsden, AL. 35901

256-543-7610

October 15, 22, 29 and November 5, 2021

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ORDINANCE

NO. O-14-21

Amending Fiscal Year 2020 Action Plan and Budget for the HUD Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Amending the City’s Fiscal Year 2022 General Fund Budget to Reallocate Prior Years CDBG Funds to 2020 CDBG Street Improvements

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

Ordinance No. O-12-21 (Fiscal Year 2020 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) budget is amended as follows:

Transferring $600,000.00 from prior years unexpended funds to CDBG Fiscal Year 2020 Street Improvements as follows:

2015 $52,059.17 from administration

$48,171.11 from housing assistance

2016 $20,515.61 from administration

2017 $79,512.48 from administration

$616.31 from housing assistance

$1,987.50 from Section 108 loan

$147,415.56 from street improvements

2018 $57,369.34 from administration

                         $9,132.50 from public services –

                          (Summer Enrichment Program,

                          Gadsden Commercial Development Authority and Downtown Gadsden, Inc.)

2019 $13,934.45 from administration

$55,240.83 from housing administration

$114,045.14 from street improvements

Amending the City’s Fiscal Year 2022 General Fund budget adopted by Ordinance No. O-12-21 by increasing the revenue account #104-000-331.00-00 (Federal Grants), in the amount of $600,000 and by increasing the expense account #104-3510-463-75.10 (Community Development Street Improvements) by $600,000 for a total of $1,100,000 in Fiscal Year 2020 CDBG Street Improvements.

Section 2.  The Director of Planning, Community Development Planner, Director of Finance, and the City Clerk shall maintain true and correct copies of this Amendment to the official budget in their offices at all times during said program year.

Adopted by the City Council of the City of Gadsden, Alabama at a meeting held on October 19, 2021.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

October 29, 2021

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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, November 16, 2021, for furnishing all labor, materials, equipment, and service required to complete the Locust Street Railroad Patching Project, Bid Request No. 3462, 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. Printed 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), by ordering 7 days in advance, for a non-refundable fee of twenty-five (25) dollars per set, Electronic (pdf) copies can be distributed 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, 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, 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

October 29, 2021

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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, November 16, 2021, for the 2022 City of Gadsden Cemetery Lawn Maintenance Bid, Bid Request No. 3463, 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. Printed 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), by ordering 7 days in advance, for a non-refundable fee of twenty-five (25) dollars per set, Electronic (pdf) copies can be distributed 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 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 requirements for licensing as a general contractor and the necessity to show evidence of license, with a specialty in landscaping, 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

October 29, 2021

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NOTICE OF ADOPTION HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE:  THE ADOPTION PETITION OF JASON WALDEN II

CASE NO:  A-1713

To:  UNKNOWN FATHER of minor child born to JAMIE BRIDGES on 01/30/2012 WHEREABOUTS UNKNOWN

You are hereby notified that a hearing on a Petition for Adoption of a minor child born to JAMIE BRIDGES on January 30, 2012 is hereby set for DECEMBER 22, 2021 at 10:00 A.M.  Please be advised that if you intend to contest this adoption you must file a written response with the attorney for the petitioners named below and with the Clerk of the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama as soon as possible but no later than thirty (30) days from the last day this notice is published. 

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

Attorney for Petitioners

Sam Bone, Esq.

1031 Forrest Avenue

Gadsden, AL. 35901

October 29, November 5, 12 and 19, 2021

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NOTICE TO ALL UNKNOWN FATHERS WHOSE WHEREABOUTS ARE UNKNOWN

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF:

The Adoption Petition of:

TROY WILLIAM GARRION and DELILA MICHELLE GARRISON

CASE NO: A-1764

You will take notice that the Adoption Petition of Troy William Garrison and wife Delila Michelle Garrison, set to be heard on the 15th day of December 2021 at 11:00 A.M., was filed on the 7th day of July 2021.  Minor child’s birth date is September 19, 2016, who was born to Hanna Childress.

Please be advised that should you intend to contest this adoption, you must file a written response within thirty (30) days of the date of the last publication herein (with Stephanie L. Gillian, Attorney at Law, whose name and address is shown below), and with the Clerk of Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama. 35901.

Done this the 26th day of October, 2021

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

Stephanie L. Gillian

834 Chestnut Street

Gadsden, AL. 35901

October 29,

November 5, 12 and 19, 2021

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-21-900424-SJS

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

PLAINTIFF

VS.

$2,763.00 U.S. Currency

DEFENDANT

In Re:  Christopher Alan Harris

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 30th day of November 2021.  Failure to file such answer shall result in your loss of any claimed owner’s or other interest in said currency.

DONE this the 30th day of September 2021

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

October 8, 15, 22 and 29, 2021

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-21-900426-WBO

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

PLAINTIFF

VS.

2009 Cadliiac CTS

VIN # 1G6DN5 7P290173747

Charter Arms .44 Cal

Serial # 143447

DEFENDANT

In Re:  Antonio Dionne Williams

Tekeisha Sherray Threatt

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

WHEREAS, the State of Alabama has filed its complaint in the above-described action seeking condemnation, forfeiture and ultimate disposition of the above described vehicle and firearms.  You are hereby notified that you must answer said Complaint by the 30th day of November 2021.  Failure to file such answer shall result in your loss of any claimed owner’s or other interest in said currency.

DONE this the 30th day of September 2021

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

October 8, 15, 22 and 29, 2021

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-21-900376-SJS

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

PLAINTIFF

VS.

$6,237.00U.S. Currency

DEFENDANT

In Re:  James Todd Henry

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 30th day of November 2021.  Failure to file such answer shall result in your loss of any claimed owner’s or other interest in said currency.

DONE this the 30th day of September 2021

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

October 8, 15, 22 and 29, 2021

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-21-900283-WBO

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

PLAINTIFF

VS.

$4,430.00 U.S. Currency

DEFENDANT

In Re:  Ricky J. Fenn

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 30th day of November 2021.  Failure to file such answer shall result in your loss of any claimed owner’s or other interest in said currency.

DONE this the 30th day of September 2021

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

October 8, 15, 22 and 29, 2021

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NOTICE OF SALE

Contents of the following storage units will be disposed of on Friday October 29, 2021 at location Norris Street in Alabama City.

Andrea Hill – #13

Lilla Chambers – #16 and #17

Eric Brothers  – #11

October 22 and 29, 2021

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LEGAL NOTICE

The following storage units will be auctioned on NOVEMBER 11, 2021 beginning at 10:00am on the business premises of Southtowne Mini Warehouses.  Southtowne is located at 199 Woodland Drive, off of Steele Station Road in Rainbow City, Alabama.

Jessica Simpson – Unit 152

Ja Rod Brock – Unit 153

Marcia Hardney – Unit 170

Joyce Lancaster  – Unit 255

Derek Bishop – Unit 331

Jennifer Woolery – Unit 391

Michael Maxwell – Unit 606

Miasia Hernandez – Unit 242

Sherry Brandon – Unit 625

Samantha Spivey – Unit 16-2

Glenda Pullen – Unit 638

Heather Crawford – Unit 680

Southtowne

Mini Warehouse

199 Woodland Drive

Rainbow City, AL. 35906

October 29 and November 5, 2021

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle (s) on 12/03/2021.

2013 Nissan Titan  – VIN: 1N6BA 0ED7DN303350

2013 Hyundai Veloster  – VIN: KMHTC6AE0DU178258

2007 Honda Civic  – VIN: JHMFA36287S014162

2006 Hyundai Sonata  – VIN: 5NPEU46F76H043193

Thacker Towing

927 5th Ave NE

Attalla, AL 35954

(256) 546-9994

October 22 and 29, 2021

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle (s) on 12/03/2021.

2003 Nissan Murano  – VIN:  JN8AZ08T13W101479

2009 Chevrolet Traverse  – VIN:  1GNE 33D59S155899

2012 Dodge Charger  – VIN:  2C3CDXBG4CH214546

ER Towing & Recovery

1733 Forrest Avenue

Gadsden, AL 35901

(256) 547-1549

October 22 and 29, 202

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AUCTION NOTICE

Pursuant to the provision of Alabama Abandoned Motor Vehicles Act: Section 32-13-4 Code of Alabama 1975, notice is hereby given to the owners, lienholders and other interested parties that the following described vehicles were taken into custody by Stephen Higdon dba Higdon Transmission to wit:

2008 RANGE ROVER VIN SALME15488A 289292 will be sold to the highest bidder for cash at 232 Jerry Circle, Gadsden, AL. 35901 on 12/03/2021 at 11:00AM.  The seller shall have the right to reject any and all bids if in the opinion of the seller, the bid is unreasonably low. Call Higdon Transmission at 256-547-3527 for more information. Vehicles will be available for viewing one (1) hour prior to sale on the sale date.

October 22 and 29, 2021

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle (s) on 12/03/2021.

2011 KIA Optima – VIN:  KNAGM4A73B5182057

2004 Chevrolet Silverado – VIN:  2GCE C19V841133455

2005 SAAB 9-3 – VIN:  YS3FH754956016916

A&J Towing LLC

4975 Hopper Road

Altoona, AL  35952

October 22 and 29, 2021

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