Legals for 11/11/2022 – 11/17/2022

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NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage dated April 30, 2021, executed by Kevin R. Castleberry, to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., solely as nominee for Quicken Loans, LLC, which mortgage was recorded on May 5, 2021, in Instrument Number 3520338, of the mortgage records in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, which mortgage was, duly transferred and assigned to Rocket Mortgage, LLC f/k/a Quicken Loans, LLC, notice is hereby given that pursuant to law and the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the undersigned will sell at public outcry, to the highest bidder for cash, in front of the Main entrance to the Etowah County Courthouse at Gadsden, Alabama, during the legal hours of sale on December 13, 2022, the following described real estate, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

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

The following described Real Estate situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

Lot Number Four (4), Block Three (3), Leigh Alan Subdivision, according to the Map or Plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book “H”, Page 108, Probate Office, Etowah County, lying and being in Southside, Etowah County, Alabama.

By Deed from Robert E. McCary and Theresa L. McCary to Kevin R. Castleberry and R. Berniece Castleberry dated July 27, 2007 and recorded July 31, 2007 in Instrument Number 3276086

This sale is made for the purpose of paying the indebtedness secured by said mortgage as well as expenses of foreclosure. This property will be sold on an “as is, where is” basis, subject to any easements, encumbrances, and exceptions reflected in the mortgage and those contained in the records of the office of the Judge of Probate of the County where the above-described property is situated. This property will be sold without warranty or recourse, expressed or implied as to condition, title, use and/or enjoyment and will be sold subject to the right of redemption of all parties entitled thereto.

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

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

Rocket Mortgage, LLC f/k/a Quicken Loans, LLC

Transferee

Robert J. Wermuth/jmm

Stephens Millirons, P.C.

P.O. Box 307

Huntsville, Alabama 35804

Attorney for Mortgagee

October 28, November 4, and 11, 2022

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MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE NOTICE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that  certain real estate mortgage executed by Robert A. Jennings, Deborah L. Walker  and Cathy J. Poppell, dated March 31, 2016 and recorded in Instrument No.: 3432468 in the Office of the Judge of Probate, Etowah County, Alabama, and the  Mortgagee, by reason of such default having declared all the indebtedness  secured by said mortgage due and payable and said mortgage subject to  foreclosure, and said default continuing, notice is hereby given that, acting under  the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the Mortgagee will sell at public  outcry, for cash, to the highest and best bidder in front of the Courthouse door of  the Etowah County Courthouse, during the legal hours of sale on the 18th day of  November, 2022, the following described real estate situated in Etowah County,  Alabama:

Lot Number Twenty-two (22) in Block Thirty-three (33) in Garden  City Residential Subdivision #1 according to map thereof in Plat  Book “C”, pages 408 and 409, Probate Office, and lying in the City  of Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, together will all 

improvements located thereon.  

Said sale will be made for the purpose of paying the indebtedness secured by  said mortgage, as well as the expenses of foreclosure. The property will be sold  on an “as is, where is” basis, subject to any easements, encumbrances, and  exceptions reflected in the records of the Probate Court. The property will be  sold without warrant, or recourse, express or implied as to title, use and/or  enjoyment, and will be sold subject to the right of redemption of all parties  entitled thereto. The Mortgagee reserves the right to bid for and purchase the  property and to credit its purchase price against the expenses of sale and the  indebtedness secured by the property. 

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

David C. Livingston

By: David C. Livingston

Attorney for Mortgagee

P.O. Box 1621

Gadsden, AL 35902

(256) 546-9300

October 28, November 4, and 11, 2022

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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 Melissa H. Yates, an unmarried woman, to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. (“MERS”), (solely as nominee for Lender, First Federal Bank, and Lender’s successors and assigns), dated the 20th day of January, 2011, which Mortgage was recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, in Instrument Number 3344445; said Mortgage having been transferred and assigned by Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. (“MERS”), (solely as nominee for Lender, First Federal Bank, and Lender’s successors and assigns) to Alabama Housing Finance Authority by virtue of that certain Assignment of Mortgage dated April 28, 2021 and recorded in said Probate Office in Instrument Number 3520002; said Mortgage having been transferred and assigned by Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. (“MERS”), (solely as nominee for Lender, First Federal Bank, and Lender’s successors and assigns) to Alabama Housing Finance Authority by virtue of that certain Corrective Assignment of Mortgage dated April 28, 2021 and recorded in said Probate Office in Instrument Number 3548474; said Mortgage having been transferred and assigned by Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. (“MERS”), (solely as nominee for Lender, First Federal Bank, and Lender’s successors and assigns) to Alabama Housing Finance Authority by virtue of that certain Corrective Assignment of Mortgage dated October 24, 2022 and recorded in said Probate Office in Instrument Number 3548490; said mortgage being modified by virtue of that certain FHA Covid-19 Advance Loan Modification Agreement dated October 29, 2021 and recorded in said Probate Office in Instrument Number 3530423. 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 December 15, 2022, 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:

Begin at the southeast corner of Lot 24 in Goodyear Heights Addition #2; thence North and along the East line of said lot 150 feet; thence West, parallel to the South line of said lot, 123 feet; thence South, parallel to the East line of said lot, 150 feet to a point in the South line thereof; thence East, along the South line of said lot, 123 feet to the point of beginning; and embracing a portion of Lot Twenty-Four (24) in Goodyear Heights Addition #2, according to the map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book “D”, Page 189, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama.

There is also conveyed hereby an easement for ingress and egress, more particularly described as follows:

To reach a point of beginning for the centerline of a 15 ft. Access Drive, commence at the Northwest corner of Lot #25; thence run North 88°18’ East, along the North line thereof, 23.00 feet to a point, which is the point of beginning of the centerline of a 15 ft. access drive described herein; thence from said point of beginning, run along said centerline, with the following bearings and distances: South 00°20’ West, 48.27 feet; South 10°35’ West, 75.68 feet; South 13°07’ West, 117.04 feet; South 57°53’ East, 174.49 feet; South 47°01’ East, 28.86 feet to a point in the North line of the parcel of land described in Deed Record 1338, Page 819, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, and being the point of termination of said centerline of 15 ft. access drive, embracing portions of Lots #24 and 25, of Goodyear Heights Addition #2, as recorded in Plat Book “D”, Page 189, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama

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.

SASSER, SEFTON & BROWN, P.C.

Bowdy J. Brown, Esq.   

445 Dexter Avenue, Suite 8050

Montgomery, Alabama 36104

Our File No.: 49696-3188

ATTORNEYS FOR ASSIGNEE

ALABAMA HOUSING FINANCE AUTHORITY ASSIGNEE

October 28, November 4, 11, 2022

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FORECLOSURE NOTICE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by the mortgage given by Riverhill, Ltd, as Mortgagor, to Franklin National Bank, as Mortgagee, dated December 6, 2001, and recorded as Document M-2001-5437, and thereafter transferred to Robert R. Short by assignment dated August 12, 2021, and recorded as Instrument 3548689, all recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama; and the Mortgagee, by reason of such default, having declared the entire remaining indebtedness secured by said mortgage to be immediately due and payable and said mortgage subject to foreclosure, and such default

continuing, notice is hereby given that acting under the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the Mortgagee will sell, at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, in front of the courthouse door in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, during the legal hours of sale on the 17th day of November, 2022, the following described property to-wit:

All that part of the Southeast 1/4 of said Section 34, Township 11 South, Range 6 East of

Huntsville Meridian, Etowah County, Alabama.

Particularly described as beginning at an iron stake on the North boundary of the

Southwest 1/4 of the Southeast 1/4 of said Section 34; said point of true beginning is

further described as being North 89 deg. 41 min. East 522.00 feet from the Northwest

corner of the Southwest 1/4 of the Southeast 1/4 of Section 34, Township 11 South,

Range 6 East, thence from the point of true beginning along the North boundary of the

Southwest 1/4 of the Southeast 1/4 of said Section 34, North 89 deg. 41 min. East, 647.82

feet to an iron stake on the Northwesterly margin of the Right of way of Ewing Avenue;

thence along the Northwesterly margin of said right of way, South 44 deg. 35 min. 53

sec. West, 250.19 feet to an iron stake at the P.C. of a curve to the right; thence

continuing along the Northwesterly margin of said right of way and around said curve to

the right, having a radius of 1052.60 feet, with a chord bearing and distance of South 55

deg. 00 min. 24 sec. West, 380.39 feet to an iron stake at the P.T. of said curve; thence

continuing along the Northwesterly margin of said right of way, South 65 deg. 25 min.

West, 413.89 feet to the P.C. of a curve to the left; thence continuing along the

Northwesterly margin of said right of way and around said curve to the left, having a

radius of 1678.93 feet, with a chord bearing and distance of South 59 deg. 26 min. 59 sec.

West, 174.76 feet to an iron stake on the easterly margin of a 15.00 foot right of way for

Crest Alley; thence along the Easterly margin of Crest Alley, North 31 deg 41 min. East,

43.56 feet to an iron stake; thence North 00 deg. 15 min. 24 sec. West, 126.00 feet to the

point of true beginning; being situated in Etowah County, Alabama.

Said sale will be made for the purpose of paying the indebtedness secured by said

mortgage and the proceeds thereof will be applied as provided by the terms of said mortgage.

This the 26th day of October, 2022.

Robert R. Short, Mortgagee

/s/ James C. Inzer, III

Inzer, Haney, McWhorter, Haney & Skelton, LLC

Attorney for Mortgagee

October 28, November 4 and 11, 2022

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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 Harold Rodger Williams And Donna Williams Husband And Wife to American General Financial Services of Alabama, Inc. dated February 21, 2008; said mortgage being recorded on February 22, 2008, as Instrument No. 3289030 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama. Said Mortgage was last sold, assigned and transferred to U.S. Bank Trust National Association, not in its individual capacity but solely as owner trustee for RCF 2 Acquisition Trust in Instrument 3546612 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama.

The undersigned, U.S. Bank Trust National Association, not in its individual capacity but solely as owner trustee for RCF 2 Acquisition Trust, 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 7th day of December, 2022 the following property, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

LOTS TWO (2) AND THREE (3) IN BLOCK 10 IN THE SMITH’S FIRST ADDITION TO ALABAMA CITY, AS SHOWN BY MAP RECORDED IN BOOK OF TOWN PLATS “B”, PAGES 158 AND 159, IN THE OFFICE OF THE JUDGE OF PROBATE OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA, AND LYING AND BEING IN GADSDEN, FORMERLY ALABAMA CITY, ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA, TOGETHER WITH ALL IMPROVEMENTS LOCATED THEREON.

Said property is commonly known as 3105 W Meighan Blvd, 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 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 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.

U.S. BANK TRUST NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, NOT IN ITS INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY BUT SOLELY AS OWNER TRUSTEE FOR RCF 2 ACQUISITION TRUST

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. 22-02684AL

www.foreclosurehotline.net

November 4, 11, and 18, 2022

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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 Derek Thomas Duke A Single Man to Compass Bank dated January 4, 2017; said mortgage being recorded on January 10, 2017, as Instrument No. 3445103 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 Bank, 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 7th day of December, 2022 the following property, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

Lot Number Seven (7) in Quail Point, according to the map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book “J”, Page 28, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, and lying and being in Southside, Etowah County, Alabama.

Said property is commonly known as 4228 Quail Cir, Gadsden, 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 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 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.

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

(800) 275-7171

FT21@mccalla.com

File No. 22-03757AL

www.foreclosurehotline.net

November 4, 11 and 18, 2022

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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 Jerry Watson A Married Man And Wife Deborah  Watson to Compass Bank dated October 30, 2013; said mortgage being recorded on November 4, 2013, as Instrument No. 3394218 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 Bank, 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 7th day of December, 2022 the following property, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

Lot Numbers Thirteen (13) and Fourteen (14), in Block Number One (1), in Mayflower Addition to Gadsden, according to the map thereof recorded in Plat Book “D”, Page 37, in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.

Said property is commonly known as 303 Augusta Street, Gadsden, AL 35903.

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 under-signed.  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

(800) 275-7171

FT21@mccalla.com

File No. 22-03788AL

www.foreclosurehotline.net

November 4, 11 and 18, 2022

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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 Don F Bradford And Phyllis M Bradford Husband And Wife to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as mortgagee, as nominee for RBC Mortgage Company, its successors and assigns dated November 4, 2003; said mortgage being recorded on November 10, 2003, as Instrument No. M-2003-5820 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama. Said Mortgage was last sold, assigned and transferred to PNC Bank, National Association in Instrument 3394011 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama.

The undersigned, PNC Bank, National Association, 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 2nd day of December, 2022 the following property, 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 of said Lot Number 29; thence run North 35 degrees 44 minutes East along said 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.

Said property is commonly known as 1507 Bellevue Drive, 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.

PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION

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. 22-03755AL

www.foreclosurehotline.net

November 4, 11, and 18, 2022

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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 Tyler D Cline And Rachel L Cline Husband And Wife to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as mortgagee, as nominee for GMFS LLC, its successors and assigns dated March 28, 2013; said mortgage being recorded on April 2, 2013, as Instrument No. 3383252 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama. Said Mortgage was last sold, assigned and transferred to GMFS LLC in Instrument 3441933 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama.

The undersigned, GMFS 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 4th day of January, 2023 the following property, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

Lot Number Twelve (12) in Block Number Seven (7) of Second Addition to Rainbow Estates, as recorded in Plat Book “F”, Page 347, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, said property lying and being in Rainbow City, Etowah County, Alabama

Said property is commonly known as 701 Williams Avenue, Rainbow City, AL 35906.

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.

GMFS 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. 22-03768AL

www.foreclosurehotline.net

November 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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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 Haley N. Schuring, an unmarried woman, to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as Mortgagee, as nominee for Mortgage Investors Group, its successors and assigns, on March 29, 2022, said mortgage being recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, on April 1, 2022, as Document Number 3538125. 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 January 6, 2023, during the legal hours of sale, the following described real estate, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

Lot 10 and the E l/2 of Lot 8 in Block 5, College Heights, 2nd Addition, according to the map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book “D”, Page 73, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama.

More commonly known as: 1423 Goss Ave, Gadsden, AL 35903

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 indebtedness 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

November 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage executed by Mary Bryant to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for Countrywide Bank, FSB, dated November 16, 2007 said mortgage recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, in Instrument Number 3284439. Said mortgage was subsequently sold, assigned and transferred to Loancare, LLC. Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the undersigned, Loancare, 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 December 7, 2022, 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:

THAT CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND WITH ALL THE BUILDINGS AND IMPROVEMENTS THEREON, BEING DESIGNATED AS LOT NUMBER 75, PARCEL NO. 5, 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, ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA, ALABAMA. Property Street Address for Informational Purposes: 29 Mitchell St Gadsden AL 35904 Said property will be sold “AS IS”. NO REPRESENTATION 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, 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 a non-refundable deposit of five thousand dollars ($5,000) in certified funds at the time and place of sale. The highest bidder must tender the remainder to the ALAW Law office withing 24 hours of the sale. Should the winning bidder fail to tender the total amount due within 24 hours, ALAW reserves the right to award the sale to the next highest bidder. 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.

**Loancare, LLC, Mortgagee or Transferee Jonathan Smothers ALAW

One Independence Plaza, Suite 416

Birmingham, AL 35209

Attorney for Mortgagee/Transferee 22-004301 A-4762776

November 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Andrew Davis Bailey, Esq. was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/11/2022 to the Estate of Elzy Lee Shiver, 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 28, November 4 and 11, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Delores Gaspar and Pedro Domingo was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 09/29/2022 over the Estate of Mateo Miguel Mateo, 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 28, November 4 and 11, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Billy W. Morgan was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/07/2022 to the Estate of Billy Morgan, Jr., 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 28, November 4 and 11, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Stanley Trimm was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/10/2022 over the Estate of Alfred Foster Trimm, 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 28, November 4 and 11, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Ruby Thomas Stamps was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/12/2022 to the Estate of Calvin Stamps, 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 28, November 4 and 11, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Scott Waldrup was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/13/2022 over the Estate of William Allen Waldrup, 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 28, November 4 and 11, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Timothy Paul Pate was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/13/2022 over the Estate of April Cheree Pate, 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 28, November 4 and 11, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Neal Maddox was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/11/2022 to the Estate of John Ed Alexander, 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 28, November 4 and 11, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Raymond Marcus Sims, II was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 09/29/2022 to the Estate of Raymond Marcus Sims, 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 28, November 4 and 11, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Annette Ammons was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 09/09/2022 to the Estate of Jimmy Lee Braswell, 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 28, November 4 and 11, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Ginger Hunter was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 08/16/2022 to the Estate of Shirley Illowene Adkison, 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 28, November 4 and 11, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Cecil McNair Holley was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 09/26/2022 to the Estate of Hilmon Dewitt Holley, Jr. deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

November 4, 11 and 18, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Mary Burton Diffee was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/14/2022 to the Estate of Winnie M. Beasley, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

November 4, 11, and 18, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Scott Pollard was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/17/2022 to the Estate of Stanley Keith Pollard 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

November 4, 11, and 18, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Jacob Millican was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/17/2022 over the Estate of Edmond Bart Pate deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

November 4, 11, and 18, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Barry James Goss was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/14/2022 to the Estate of Bernadine Alice Timmerman Goss deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

November 4, 11, and 18, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Christopher Alan Bailey was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/14/2022 to the Estate of Harold Thomas Bailey deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

November 4, 11, and 18, 2022

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NOTICE OF HEARING ON PROBATE OF WILL

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

THE ESTATE OF ROBERT LEE DUKE, Deceased

CASE NO.: S-12121

NOTICE TO THE UNKNOWN HEIRS OF ROBERT LEE DUKE, Deceased.

Kimberly Ann Steele having filed her Petition in writing and under oath, praying for an Order of this court admitting to probate an instrument purporting to be the Last Will and Testament of ROBERT LEE DUKE, deceased, notice is hereby given that a hearing on said Petition is set for 11:00 a .m. on the 14he day of December , 2022, in the Probate Court of Etowah County Alabama, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, AL 35901, at which time you may appear and respond to said Petition or file objection thereto.

DONE and ORDERED this 20th day of October 2022

October 28, November 4, 11 and 18, 2022

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LEGAL NOTICE

Notice is hereby given on Monday, November 14, 2022 at 10:00 A.M., a hearing is set to be heard in The Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama on the disposition of the remains of Margrette Little, DOB: 4/8/1932 and DOD: 7/5/2022 and last known address 107 Irby Blvd, Gadsden, Al 35901.

November 11, 2022

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NOTICE OF CIVIL ACTION TO VOID TAX SALE ,REDEEM PROPERTY AND QUIET TITLE

TO REAL PROPERTY

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

H. David Mitchell, Julia Mitchell Wilson Plaintiffs,

V.

Civil Action no. CV-2022-900289.00

George Skala, Ill, A tract of land described as Lot 3 Rhea Canoe Creek #1 as recorded in Plat Book K, page 60, Defendants.

Defendants, George Skala, lll and a tract of land described as Lot 3 Rhea Canoe Creek #1 as recorded in Plat Book K, page 60, are hereby notified that H. David Mitchell and Julia Mitchell Wilson, Plaintiffs, have filed in the Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama, a complaint to void tax sale, redeem property and quiet title and other relief. The style of said action being identified as CV-2022-900289.00. The above named person, entities and all other persons or entities, known or unknown, are hereby notified that they must file an answer to said complaint in the identified civil action on or before 12/12/2022, or thereafter, a judgment by default may be rendered against them in said CV-2022-900289.

Done this 13 day of October 2022.

Cassandra Johnson,

CLERK OF COURT

Elizabeth P. Haney Attorney for the plaintiffs

Inzer, Haney, McWhorter, Haney & Skelton, LLC

PO Drawer 287

Gadsden, AL 35902

October 21, 28, November 4 and 11, 2022

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NOTICE OF COMPLAINT FOR BILL TO QUIET TITLE

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

GREGORY LUTES, Plaintiff,                                                        

vs.                                                                                         

CV-2022- 900359

A PARCEL OF LAND DESCRIBED AS                        

FOLLOWS: 

A plot of land situated in the NW ¼ of the NE ¼ of

Section 17, Township 12, Range 5 East of the 

Huntsville Meridian in Etowah County, Alabama,

and more particularly described as follows, to-wit: 

Begin at the Southwest corner of that certain plot of

land which was conveyed by G.J. Lutes and wife, 

Minnie Lutes to H.F. Easterwood, by warranty deed

dated September 2, 1933, and recorded in Book “6-G”, 

Page 610 in the Probate Office of Etowah County,

Alabama, at the point where the said Southwest

corner joins the Northwesterly right-of-way line of

U.S. Highway No. 11; thence run in a Northwesterly 

direction along the Westerly line of said H.F.

Easterwood plot a distance of 210 feet to a point; 

thence run in a Southwesterly direction at a right

angle a distance of 210 feet to a point; thence run 

in a Southeasterly direction at a right angle a

distance of 210 feet to the right-of-way line of said 

U.S. Highway No. 11; thence run in a Northeasterly

direction along said highway right-of-way line 

a distance of 210 feet to the point of beginning.

and                                                                                         

JACK HENRY WHITMORE and ALABAMA

MEDICAID AGENCY, including any persons                  

claiming any present interest therein and

including any person claiming any future,                         

contingent, reversionary, remainder, or

other interest therein, who may claim any                      

interest in the above described property by

being an heir Louise Ivey,                                                     

Defendants.                                                                

The Defendant, JACK HENRY WHITMORE and/or his heirs or next of kin, and any other individuals who may claim an interest in the aforementioned property, whose whereabouts are unknown, must answer the Bill to Quiet Title filed by Gregory Lutes 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 1st day of November, 2022.

/s/ Cassandra Johnson

Clerk of the Circuit Court of Etowah

County

Knowles & Sullivan, LLC

413 Broad Street

Gadsden, Alabama 35901

T: 256-547-7200

F: 256-467-6322

November 11, 18, 25 and December 2, 2022

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PUBLICATION NOTICE

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE: DOROTHY JEAN ROLLER,

Case # I:184

An Incapacitated Person

TO: Any Interested Party

You will please take notice that a Motion to Approve Sale of Real Property of DOROTHY JEAN ROLLER was filed in The Office of the Probate Judge of Etowah County by Jason Knowles, Esq., and that the 7th day of DECEMBER, 2022, at 2:30 p.m. was appointed the day and time for hearing hereof, at which time you may appear and contest the same, if you see proper.

Scott Hassell

PROBATE JUDGE

October 28, November 4 and 11, 2022

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NOTICE OF ADOPTION HEARING

IN RE:  THE ADOPTION PETITION OF WILLIAM KENNETH BURNEY AND TONYA BURNEY

CASE NO:  A-1854

TO:  ALL UNKNOWN FATHERS

WHEREABOUTS UNKNOWN

You are hereby notified that a Petition for Adoption of a minor child born to Chyane Martin on September 15, 2011, was filed on August 24, 2022.  Please be advised that if you intend to contest the same you must file a written response within thirty (30) days of the last date of publication with the Attorney for Petitioners whose name and address is listed below and with Clerk of the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama P.O. Box 187, Gadsden, AL. 35902.

Done this the 25th day of October 2022.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

Stephanie Gillilan, Esq.

834 Chestnut Street

Gadsden, AL. 35901

October 28, November 4, 11 and 18, 2022

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NOTICE OF ADOPTION HEARING

IN RE:  THE ADOPTION PETITION OF KIMBERLY A . TRAMMELL AND LACEY BLACKWELL TRAMMELL

CASE NO:  A-1758

TO:  TO JUSTIN WHITE AND ANY UNKNOWN FATHER

WHEREABOUTS UNKNOWN

You are hereby notified that a Petition for Adoption of a minor child born to Haley Ponder on September 29, 2018, was filed on July 15, 2021.  Please be advised that if you intend to contest the same you must file a written response within thirty (30) days of the last date of publication with the Attorney for Petitioners whose name and address is listed below and with Clerk of the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama P.O. Box 187, Gadsden, AL. 35902.

Done this the 26th day of October 2022.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

Christopher Word, Esq.

PO Box 8241

Gadsden, AL. 35902

October 28, November 4, 11 and 18, 2022

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PUBLICATION OF ADOPTION

CASE NO.: A-1853

(ANY UNKNOWN OR UNDISCLOSED PARENT)

In the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama.

IN THE MATTER OF ADOPTION OF BABY BOY WEESE

Notice to any Unknown or Undisclosed Parent of:  Baby Boy Weese

Take notice that a petition for adoption of Baby Boy Weese. a minor (born to Tabitha Jean Weese on September 2,2022 in Floyd County. Georgia) was filed on September 14, 2022 in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama, alleging that the identity of the natural parent of said minor child may be unknown or has not been correctly disclosed to the Court, and whose relationship of said possible unknown or undisclosed natural parent to the aforesaid minor  child is that of the Natural Father. 

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 Ross Kinder whose name and address is shown below, and with the Clerk of the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama, Etowah County Courthouse, 800 Forrest Avenue, Suite 220. Gadsden, AL 35901. 

Done this the 9th day of November 2022

Ross Kinder

Kinder Law Firm, LLC

1400 21st Way South

Birmingham, AL. 35205

T: 205-643-1921

F: 205-449-9815

November 11, 18, 25 and December 2, 2022

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LEGAL NOTICE

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

BOTHWELL, LATRICE,

PLAINTIFF,

VS

SMITH DAWSON, DEFENDANT

CASE NO.:  CV-2022-900256.00

IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the Defendant, DAWSON SMITH, shall answer the Complaint within thirty (30) days from the last date said notice is published in a newspaper of general circulation in Etowah County, Alabama, or thereafter, a judgement by default may be rendered against said Defendant.

It is further ORDERED that this Order and notice be published once a week four (4) successive weeks in Gadsden Messenger a newspaper of general circulation in Etowah County.

DONE this 26th day of October 2022

Sonny J. Steen

Circuit Judge

November 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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NOTICE OF HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE: TAD COUCH,

Case #: 1-332

ALLEGED INCAPACITATED,

TO: Any Relatives of Tad Couch

Please take notice that a PETITION FOR LETTERS OF GUARDIANSHIP AND CONSERVATORSHIP over the above referenced individual alleged to be incapacitated was filed in the Office of the Judge of Probate, and further, that the 19th day of DECEMBER, 2022 at 2:00 P.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 1st DAY OF NOVEMBER, 2022.

Scott W. Hassell

Probate Judge

November 4, 11 and 18, 2022

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NOTICE OF MINOR NAME CHANGE HEARING PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY

CASE NO. S-12244

To: THE UNKNOWN FATHER of W.R.M., a minor. Please take note that a petition to change the name of the above named minor child, who was born to Jessica Moore Haines on or about the 11th day of November, 2016, has been filed in said Court. All persons interested may appear at said hearing set for January 4, 2023 at 10:00 a.m., and contest the said Petition if they think proper.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

Attorney for Petitioner(s):

Haley K. Tucker, Esquire

413 Board Street

Gadsden, AL 35901

November 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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NOTICE OF HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE: JENNIFER NEWSOME,

Case #: 1-333

An Adult in Need of Protective Services,

TO: Any Relatives of Jennifer Newsome

Please take notice that a PETITION FOR PROTECTIVE PLACEMENT AND/OR SERVICES over the above referenced individual alleged to be incapacitated was filed in the Office of the Judge of Probate, and further, that the 20th day of DECEMBER, 2022 at 2:00 p.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 7th DAY OF NOVEMBER, 2022.

Scott Hassell

PROBATE JUDGE

November 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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NOTICE OF HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE: RAY R. MORROW, DECEASED

Case # S-12112

TO: SHARAY CALHOUN and RAY R. MORROW, JR.

Whose whereabouts are unknown

Please take notice that a Petition to Probate Will was filed in the Office of the Judge of Probate, and further, that the 11th day of January, 2023 at 10:00 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 7th DAY OF November 2022.

SCOTT W HASSELL

JUDGE OF PROBATE

November 4, 11 and 18, 2022

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NOTICE OF PUBLICATION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

HGM HOLDINGS, LLC,

Plaintiff,

v.

CASE NO.: 31-CV-2022-900423

THE LAND DESCRIBED AS:

Lots 19, 20, 21, and 22 in Block 23 of the Interurban Land Company’s Addition to the City of Gadsden, as recorded in Plat Book “B”, Page 249, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama,

And also described as:

T/S-2015-94

LTS 19-22 BLK 23 INTERURBAN LAND CO ADD #1 PLAT B-249

32-11-6

1071-347, D-1997-0182, D-1999-3592, D-2004-3196, D-2005-0241,

D-2006-3249792, D-2008-3290396, D-2013-3383683,

PPIN #19555; PARCEL #31-10-09-32-3-000-063.000,

AND

GAVEL DOWN INVESTMENTS, LLC,

AKIBA YVETTE CANADY,

A, B, C, and D as individuals,

firms, entities or corporations claiming any present,

future, contingent, remainder, reversion, or other

interest in said lands, 

Defendants.

All unknown defendants are hereby notified that the above-styled action seeking to quiet title in the following described property:

Lots 19, 20, 21, and 22 in Block 23 of the Interurban Land Company’s Addition to the City of Gadsden, as recorded in Plat Book “B”, Page 249, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama,

And also described as:

T/S-2015-94

LTS 19-22 BLK 23 INTERURBAN LAND CO ADD #1 PLAT B-249

32-11-6

1071-347, D-1997-0182, D-1999-3592, D-2004-3196, D-2005-0241,

D-2006-3249792, D-2008-3290396, D-2013-3383683,

PPIN #19555; PARCEL #31-10-09-32-3-000-063.000,

in the Plaintiff and to eject all occupants from said real property has been filed against you in the Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama, and that by reason of an Order for service of summons by publication hereinbefore entered by the Court, you are hereby commanded and required to file with the Clerk of the Court, and to serve upon the Plaintiff’s attorney, C. Andrew Harrell, Jr., P.O. Box 4850, Gulf Shores, Alabama 36547, an answer to the Complaint within thirty (30) days after the last publication of this notice, or a default judgment will be entered against you.

This the 2nd day of November 2022

Cassandra Johnson Clerk of Circuit Court Etowah County, Alabama

November 11, 18, 25 and December 2, 2022

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NOTICE OF SUMMONS

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CASE NO. DR 2019-900270

ANN P. WYNNE, PLAINTIFF,                                                                                       

vs.                                                                                                                                            

JOHN CLAYTON WYNNE, DEFENDANT.              

TO: JOHN CLAYTON WYNNE

You are hereby notified that a Complaint against you has been filed in the Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama in Civil Action Number: DR-22-900315.

You are hereby commanded and required to file with the Clerk of Court, and to serve upon the Plaintiff, an answer to the Complaint within 30 days after

the last publication of this notice, or default judgment will be entered against you.

Date this the 3rd day of November 2022.

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk    

Date this the 3rd day of November 2022

Cassandra Johnson

Circuit Clerk    

Law Office of Philip E. Miles, LLC

309 Broad Street

Gadsden, Alabama 35901

Office: 256.543.9777

Fax: 256.543.9770

November 11, 18, 25 and December 2, 2022

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NOTICE OF TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS

JAMIME GONAZLEZ, father of a child born on March 6, 2007, whose whereabouts are unknown, must answer the Petition filed by ANAYELY MARTINEZ ROMAN, for the Termination of Parental Rights of said child, within fourteen (14) days from the date of last publication of this notice, or therefore, a Judgement by Default may be rendered against him in Case No. JU-22-264.01, Juvenile Court, Etowah County, Alabama.

Done this the 15th day of August 2022. 

Cassandra Johnson

Clerk of the Court, Etowah County, Alabama

November 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-22-67-CDR

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

PLAINTIFF

VS.

$1,684.00U.S. Currency

DEFENDANT

In Re:  Joshua Lajuan Williams

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 16th day of December 2022.  Failure to file such answer shall result in your loss of any claimed owner’s or other interest in said currency.

DONE this the 17th day of October 2022

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

October 21, 28, November 4 and 11, 2022

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NOTICE OF CIVIL ACTION TO QUIET TITLE TO REAL PROPERTY

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

Edge Family Properties, LLC Plaintiff,

Civil Action no. CV-2022-900422.00

A tract of land described Lot numbers One (1), TWO (2) and Three (3) in Block Number Five (5) in Kershaw Addition to East Gadsden, according to the map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book “D”, page 43, in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama and lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama; Benny G, Glass, the unknown heirs of Benny G. Glass, if any, and all other persons claiming any present, future, contingent, remainder, reversion, or other interest in said property, Defendants, are hereby notified that Edge Family Properties, LLC an Alabama Limited Liability Company, Plaintiff, has filed in the Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama, a complaint for quiet title and other relief. The style of said action being identified as CV-2022-900422.00. The above named person, entities and all other persons or entities, known or unknown, are hereby notified that they must file an answer to said complaint in the identified civil action on or before 12/27/2022, or thereafter, a judgment by default may be rendered against them in said Civil Action CV-2022-900422.00

Done this 26th day of October, 2022

Cassandra Johnson

CLERK OF COURT

Elizabeth P. Haney

Attorney for the Plaintiff

PO Drawer 287

Gadsden, AL 35902

November 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-22-900324-CDR

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

PLAINTIFF

VS.

$29,535.00 U.S. Currency

DEFENDANT

In Re:  Eric Lindsey, Jr.

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 16th day of December 2022.  Failure to file such answer shall result in your loss of any claimed owner’s or other interest in said currency.

DONE this the 17th day of October 2022

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

October 21, 28, November 4 and 11, 2022

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-22-900344-SJS

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

PLAINTIFF

VS.

Glock 43 9mm Pistol

Serial # BBZK186

Raven Arms 25 Auto Pistol

Serial # 024354

Ruger 10-22 22 Cal Rifle

Serial # 0006-57284

Remington 870 12 GA Wingmaster

Serial # S834949V

Topper M48 410 Cal Shotgun

Serial # 70893

Mossburg 500 12 GA Shotgun

Serial # K885913

DEFENDANT

In Re:  Christopher Kendel Yarber

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

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 16th  day of December 2022.  Failure to file such answer shall result in your loss of any claimed owner’s or other interest in said property.

DONE this the 17th day of October 2022

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

October 21, 28, November 4 and 11, 2022

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-22-75-CDR

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

PLAINTIFF

VS.

$2,788.00 

U.S. Currency

DEFENDANT

In Re:  Javonne Jackson

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 19th day of December 2022.  Failure to file such answer shall result in your loss of any claimed owner’s or other interest in said currency.

DONE this the 18th day of October 2022

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

October 21, 28, November4 and 11, 2022

______________

NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-22-91-WBO

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

PLAINTIFF

VS.

$1,105.00  U.S. Currency

DEFENDANT

In Re:  Daniel Cornelius Goree

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 19th day of December 2022.  Failure to file such answer shall result in your loss of any claimed owner’s or other interest in said currency.

DONE this the 18th day of October 2022

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

October 21, 28, November 4 and 11, 2022

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NOTICE OF FINAL HEARING BY PUBLICATION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

GADSDEN LAND BANK AUTHORITY,

a Public Corporation,

Plaintiff,

v.

CIVIL ACTION NO.: CV-2022-0103

JAMES W. SWAIN; ROSEMARY G. SWAIN; CAPITAL ONE BANK (USA) N.A.; ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA;  CITY OF GADSDEN; that parcel of real property located at 808 South 12th Street, Gadsden, Alabama 35901 and having a legal description of: Begin at the SE corner of Lot #26, Block #20; thence run in a Northerly direction along the East line thereof a distance of 61.5 feet to a point; thence deflect to the left at an angle of 90°00’ and run in a Westerly direction parallel with the south line of said lot a distance of 72.55 feet to a point in the Westerly line there-of; thence deflect to the left at an angle of 80°53’ and run in a Southerly direction along the Westerly line of said lot a distance of 62.19 feet to the SW corner thereof; thence deflect to the left at angle of 99°07’ and run in an Easterly direction along the South line of said lot a distance of 82.4 feet to the point of beginning and embracing portion of Lot #26, Block #20, Gads-den Land and Improvement Company’s Kyle Addition to Gadsden, Alabama, according to the map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book A, page 23, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, and lying and being in the City of Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama,  and known as Parcel ID No. 15-03-05-4-000-241.000, PPIN: 037260; and any and all other unknown heirs, claimants or interested parties claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the real estate described herein,

Defendants.  

TO JAMES W. SWAIN; ROSEMARY G. SWAIN; CAPITAL ONE BANK (USA) N.A.;  ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA; CITY OF GADSDEN; and any and all other unknown heirs, claimants or interested parties claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the real estate described herein,

TAKE NOTICE that on October 12, 2022, the Gadsden Land Bank Authority filed the above-styled Complaint and the record reflects recorded notice of a pending quiet title and foreclosure action in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama concerning the rights and/or interests in the following real property:

Begin at the SE corner of Lot #26, Block #20; thence run in a Northerly direction along the East line thereof a distance of 61.5 feet to a point; thence deflect to the left at an angle of 90°00’ and run in a Westerly direction parallel with the south line of said lot a distance of 72.55 feet to a point in the Westerly line thereof; thence deflect to the left at an angle of 80°53’ and run in a Southerly direction along the Westerly line of said lot a distance of 62.19 feet to the SW corner thereof; thence deflect to the left at angle of 99°07’ and run in an Easterly direction along the South line of said lot a distance of 82.4 feet to the point of beginning and embracing portion of Lot #26, Block #20, Gadsden Land and Improvement Company’s Kyle Addition to Gadsden, Alabama, according to the map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book A, page 23, Pro-bate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, and lying and being in the City of Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.

Property Address:  808 South 12th Street, Gadsden, Alabama 35901

ANY PERSON WITH A PROPERTY INTEREST IN THE ABOVE PROPERTY IS HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT THEY MAY LOSE SUCH INTEREST, IF ANY, AS A RESULT OF THE ABOVE-REFERENCED QUIET TITLE AND FORECLOSURE ACTION. The final hearing on this quiet title and foreclosure action is hereby set for December 7, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. in Judge George Day’s Courtroom, Etowah County Courthouse, 801 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901. The judgment of the Court may result in title to the property vesting in the Gadsden Land Bank Authority. Any person who proves to the Court’s satisfaction a right to redeem the property pursuant to Ala-bama Code §§ 40-10-73 (1975) et seq. or Alabama Code §§ 40-10-83 (1975) et seq. may re-deem the property pursuant to those statutes within five (5) days after the appropriate Order on Final Hearing is issued. FAILURE TO REDEEM THE PROPERTY AND PRESENT PROOF OF REDEMPTION TO THE CIRCUIT COURT WITHIN THE 5-DAY PERIOD MAY RESULT IN A LOSS OF THE RIGHT OF REDEMPTION.

The address of the Gadsden Land Bank Authority is City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.  The Gadsden Land Bank Authority may be contacted care of Chamberlain Parker, City of Gadsden, at (256)549-4590.

IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED by the undersigned Clerk of Court that publication of this notice be made once a week for three consecutive weeks in the Gadsden Messenger, a newspaper of general circulation in Etowah County, Alabama, and that all persons to whom this notice is ad-dressed and any and all persons claiming any title to, interest in, or lien or encumbrance on the above-described land or any part thereof are hereby directed to plead, answer or otherwise re-spond to the Complaint in this cause before the hearing date or a judgment by default may be rendered against them it being intended that this notice shall be used to perfect service against all parties who cannot be personally served with a copy of the Complaint.

Dated this the 20th day of October, 2022. Cassandra “Sam” Johnson

Circuit Clerk

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

200 Chestnut Street,

Gadsden, AL 35901

Phone: 256-543-3664

October 28,November 4, and 11, 2022        

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NOTICE OF

DIVORCE ACTION

IN THE SIXTHTEENTH JUDICAL CIRCUIT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

Robert Martin, Plaintiff

VS

Sarah Martin,

Defendant

Case Number:  DR-2022-900219

SARAH MARTIN, whose whereabouts are unknown, must answer ROBERT MARTIN’S Complaint of Divorce, within 30 days from the date of the last publication of this Notice, or therefore, a Judgement by Default may be rendered against SARAH MARTIN in Case Number DR-2022-900219 in the Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama.

Done this 19th day of October 2022.

Cassandra Johnson,

Circuit Clerk of Court

Gerald Maxwell

Attorney for Plaintiff

821 Tuscaloosa Ave.

Gadsden, AL. 35901

256-459-5443

October 28, November 4, 11 and 18, 2022

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NOTICE OF FINAL HEARING BY PUBLICATION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

GADSDEN LAND BANK AUTHORITY,

a Public Corporation,

Plaintiff,

v.

CIVIL ACTION NO.: CV-2022-0097

VIRGINIA BARFIELD, deceased, her unknown heirs and successors; CLIFFORD BARFIELD; BOBBY DALE BARFIELD;  ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA;  CITY OF GADSDEN; that parcel of real proper-ty located at 1339 Cansler Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901 and having a legal description of: Lot Number Twenty-four (24), Block Number Seven (7), in the Hill and Cansler Addition to the City of Gadsden, according to the map or plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book “A”, Page 74, Pro-bate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, and known as Parcel ID No. 15-03-05-4-000-400.000, PPIN: 37530; and any and all other unknown heirs, claimants or interested parties claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the real estate described herein,

Defendants. 

TO VIRGINIA BARFIELD; CLIFFORD BARFIELD; BOBBY DALE BARFIELD;  ETOWAH COUNTY, AL-ABAMA; CITY OF GADSDEN; and any and all other unknown heirs, claimants or interested par-ties claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the real estate described herein,

TAKE NOTICE that on October 12, 2022, the Gadsden Land Bank Authority filed the above-styled Complaint and the record reflects recorded notice of a pending quiet title and foreclosure action in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama concerning the rights and/or interests in the following real property:

Lot Number Twenty-four (24), Block Number Seven (7), in the Hill and Cansler Addition to the City of Gadsden, according to the map or plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book “A”, Page 74, Pro-bate Office, Etowah County, Alabama

Property Address:  1339 Cansler Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901

ANY PERSON WITH A PROPERTY INTEREST IN THE ABOVE PROPERTY IS HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT THEY MAY LOSE SUCH INTEREST, IF ANY, AS A RESULT OF THE ABOVE-REFERENCED QUIET TITLE AND FORECLOSURE ACTION. The final hearing on this quiet title and foreclosure action is hereby set for December 7, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. in Judge George Day’s Courtroom, Etowah County Courthouse, 801 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901. The judgment of the Court may result in title to the property vesting in the Gadsden Land Bank Authority. Any person who proves to the Court’s satisfaction a right to redeem the property pursuant to Alabama Code §§ 40-10-73 (1975) et seq. or Alabama Code §§ 40-10-83 (1975) et seq. may re-deem the property pursuant to those statutes within five (5) days after the appropriate Order on Final Hearing is issued. FAILURE TO REDEEM THE PROPERTY AND PRESENT PROOF OF REDEMPTION TO THE CIRCUIT COURT WITHIN THE 5-DAY PERIOD MAY RESULT IN A LOSS OF THE RIGHT OF REDEMPTION.

The address of the Gadsden Land Bank Authority is City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.  The Gadsden Land Bank Authority may be contacted care of Chamberlain Parker, City of Gadsden, at (256)549-4590.

IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED by the undersigned Clerk of Court that publication of this notice be made once a week for three consecutive weeks in the Gadsden Messenger, a newspaper of general circulation in Etowah County, Alabama, and that all persons to whom this notice is ad-dressed and any and all persons claiming any title to, interest in, or lien or encumbrance on the above-described land or any part thereof are hereby directed to plead, answer or otherwise re-spond to the Complaint in this cause before the hearing date or a judgment by default may be rendered against them it being intended that this notice shall be used to perfect service against all parties who cannot be personally served with a copy of the Complaint.

Dated this the 20th day of October, 2022.

Cassandra Johnson

Circuit Clerk

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

P.O. Box129

Gadsden, AL 35901

Phone: 256-543-3664

Fax: 256-543-3674

November 4, 11 and 18, 2022

_______________

NOTICE OF FINAL HEARING BY PUBLICATION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

GADSDEN LAND BANK AUTHORITY,

a Public Corporation,

Plaintiff,

v.

CIVIL ACTION NO.: CV-2022-0098

VIRGINIA BARFIELD, deceased, her unknown heirs and successors; CLIFFORD BARFIELD; BOBBY DALE BARFIELD; EDDIE JAMES HARRIS, JR.; FIRST FAMILY FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC.; ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA;  CITY OF GADSDEN; that parcel of real property located at 1403 Cansler Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901 and having a legal description of: Lot Number Four (4) In Block Number Six (6), in Hill and Cansler Addition according to the  map recorded in Plat Book “A”, Page 74 and 75, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, and known as Parcel ID No. 15-03-05-4-000-386.000, PPIN: 37534; and any and all other unknown heirs, claimants or interest-ed parties claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the real estate described herein,

Defendants.  

TO VIRGINIA BARFIELD; CLIFFORD BARFIELD; BOBBY DALE BARFIELD; EDDIE JAMES HARRIS, JR.; FIRST FAMILY FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC.;  ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA; CITY OF GADS-DEN; and any and all other unknown heirs, claimants or interested parties claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the real estate described herein,

TAKE NOTICE that on October 12, 2022, the Gadsden Land Bank Authority filed the above-styled Complaint and the record reflects recorded notice of a pending quiet title and foreclosure action in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama concerning the rights and/or interests in the following real property:

Lot Number Six (6) In Block Number Six (6), in Hill and Cansler Addition according to the  map recorded in Plat Book “A”, Page 74 and 75, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama.

Property Address:  1403 Cansler Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901

ANY PERSON WITH A PROPERTY INTEREST IN THE ABOVE PROPERTY IS HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT THEY MAY LOSE SUCH INTEREST, IF ANY, AS A RESULT OF THE ABOVE-REFERENCED QUIET TITLE AND FORECLOSURE ACTION. The final hearing on this quiet title and foreclosure action is hereby set for December 7, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. in Judge George Day’s Courtroom, Etowah County Courthouse, 801 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901. The judgment of the Court may result in title to the property vesting in the Gadsden Land Bank Authority. Any person who proves to the Court’s satisfaction a right to redeem the property pursuant to Alabama Code §§ 40-10-73 (1975) et seq. or Alabama Code §§ 40-10-83 (1975) et seq. may re-deem the property pursuant to those statutes within five (5) days after the appropriate Order on Final Hearing is issued. FAILURE TO REDEEM THE PROPERTY AND PRESENT PROOF OF REDEMPTION TO THE CIRCUIT COURT WITHIN THE 5-DAY PERIOD MAY RESULT IN A LOSS OF THE RIGHT OF REDEMPTION.

The address of the Gadsden Land Bank Authority is City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.  The Gadsden Land Bank Authority may be contacted care of Chamberlain Parker, City of Gadsden, at (256)549-4590.

IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED by the undersigned Clerk of Court that publication of this notice be made once a week for three consecutive weeks in the Gadsden Messenger, a newspaper of general circulation in Etowah County, Alabama, and that all persons to whom this notice is ad-dressed and any and all persons claiming any title to, interest in, or lien or encumbrance on the above-described land or any part thereof are hereby directed to plead, answer or otherwise re-spond to the Complaint in this cause before the hearing date or a judgment by default may be rendered against them it being intended that this notice shall be used to perfect service against all parties who cannot be personally served with a copy of the Complaint.

Dated this the 20th day of October, 2022.

Cassandra Johnson

Circuit Clerk

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

P.O. Box129

Gadsden, AL 35901

Phone: 256-543-3664

Fax: 256-543-3674

November 4, 11 and 18, 2022

______________

NOTICE OF FINAL HEARING BY PUBLICATION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

GADSDEN LAND BANK AUTHORITY,

a Public Corporation,

Plaintiff,

v. CIVIL ACTION NO.: CV-2022-0099

VIRGINIA BARFIELD, deceased, her unknown heirs and successors; CLIFFORD BARFIELD; BOB-BY DALE BARFIELD; BARFIELD INVESTMENTS, LLC; MARKETA KAY KINNEY; JEFF WALSH; BRIDGETTE SMITH; FIRST FAMILY FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC.; ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA;  CITY OF GADSDEN; that parcel of real property located at 1405 Cansler Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901 and having a legal description of: Lot Number Six (6) In Block Number Six (6), in Hill and Cansler Addition according to the  map recorded in Plat Book “A”, Page 74 and 75, Pro-bate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, and known as Parcel ID No. 15-03-05-4-000-385.000, PPIN: 37533; and any and all other unknown heirs, claimants or interested parties claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the real estate described herein,

Defendants.  

TO VIRGINIA BARFIELD; CLIFFORD BARFIELD; BOBBY DALE BARFIELD; BARFIELD INVEST-MENTS, LLC; MARKETA KAY KINNEY; JEFF WALSH; BRIDGETTE SMITH; FIRST FAMILY FINAN-CIAL SERVICES, INC.;  ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA; CITY OF GADSDEN; and any and all other unknown heirs, claimants or interested parties claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the real estate described herein,

TAKE NOTICE that on October 12, 2022, the Gadsden Land Bank Authority filed the above-styled Complaint and the record reflects recorded notice of a pending quiet title and foreclosure action in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama concerning the rights and/or interests in the following real property:

Lot Number Six (6) In Block Number Six (6), in Hill and Cansler Addition according to the  map recorded in Plat Book “A”, Page 74 and 75, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama.

Property Address:  1405 Cansler Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901

ANY PERSON WITH A PROPERTY INTEREST IN THE ABOVE PROPERTY IS HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT THEY MAY LOSE SUCH INTEREST, IF ANY, AS A RESULT OF THE ABOVE-REFERENCED QUIET TITLE AND FORECLOSURE ACTION. The final hearing on this quiet title and foreclosure action is hereby set for December 7, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. in Judge George Day’s Courtroom, Etowah County Courthouse, 801 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901. The judgment of the Court may result in title to the property vesting in the Gadsden Land Bank Authority. Any person who proves to the Court’s satisfaction a right to redeem the property pursuant to Alabama Code §§ 40-10-73 (1975) et seq. or Alabama Code §§ 40-10-83 (1975) et seq. may re-deem the property pursuant to those statutes within five (5) days after the appropriate Order on Final Hearing is issued. FAILURE TO REDEEM THE PROPERTY AND PRESENT PROOF OF REDEMPTION TO THE CIRCUIT COURT WITHIN THE 5-DAY PERIOD MAY RESULT IN A LOSS OF THE RIGHT OF REDEMPTION.

The address of the Gadsden Land Bank Authority is City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.  The Gadsden Land Bank Authority may be contacted care of Chamberlain Parker, City of Gadsden, at (256)549-4590.

IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED by the undersigned Clerk of Court that publication of this notice be made once a week for three consecutive weeks in the Gadsden Messenger, a newspaper of general circulation in Etowah County, Alabama, and that all persons to whom this notice is ad-dressed and any and all persons claiming any title to, interest in, or lien or encumbrance on the above-described land or any part thereof are hereby directed to plead, answer or otherwise re-spond to the Complaint in this cause before the hearing date or a judgment by default may be rendered against them it being intended that this notice shall be used to perfect service against all parties who cannot be personally served with a copy of the Complaint.

Dated this the 20th day of October, 2022.

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

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

P.O. Box129

Gadsden, AL 35901

Phone: 256-543-3664

Fax: 256-543-3674

November 4, 11 and 18, 2022

_______________

NOTICE OF FINAL HEARING BY PUBLICATION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

GADSDEN LAND BANK AUTHORITY,

a Public Corporation,

Plaintiff,

v. CIVIL ACTION NO.: CV-2022-0100

MANNON V HERRING, deceased, his unknown heirs and successors; GERALDINE T. HERRING, deceased, her unknown heirs and successors; RHONDA HERRING; ROBIN HERRING WISE; ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA;  CITY OF GADSDEN; that parcel of real property located at 1340 Cansler Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901 and having a legal description of: Lot Number Twenty-one (21), Block Number Ten (10), of the Hill and Cansler Addition to Gadsden, according to the map or plat thereof, recorded in Book of Town Plats “A”, Page 74, in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, together with all improvements located thereon., and known as Parcel ID No. 15-03-05-4-000-016.000, PPIN: 37021; and any and all other unknown heirs, claimants or interested parties claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the re-al estate described herein,

Defendants. 

TO MANNON V HERRING; GERALDINE T. HERRING; RHONDA HERRING; ROBIN HERRING WISE;  ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA; CITY OF GADSDEN; and any and all other unknown heirs, claimants or interested parties claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the real estate described herein,

TAKE NOTICE that on October 12, 2022, the Gadsden Land Bank Authority filed the above-styled Complaint and the record reflects recorded notice of a pending quiet title and foreclosure action in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama concerning the rights and/or interests in the following real property:

Lot Number Twenty-one (21), Block Number Ten (10), of the Hill and Cansler Addition to Gads-den, according to the map or plat thereof, recorded in Book of Town Plats “A”, Page 74, in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, together with all improvements located thereon.

Property Address:  1340 Cansler Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901

ANY PERSON WITH A PROPERTY INTEREST IN THE ABOVE PROPERTY IS HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT THEY MAY LOSE SUCH INTEREST, IF ANY, AS A RESULT OF THE ABOVE-REFERENCED QUIET TITLE AND FORECLOSURE ACTION. The final hearing on this quiet title and foreclosure action is hereby set for December 7, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. in Judge George Day’s Courtroom, Etowah County Courthouse, 801 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901. The judgment of the Court may result in title to the property vesting in the Gadsden Land Bank Authority. Any person who proves to the Court’s satisfaction a right to redeem the property pursuant to Alabama Code §§ 40-10-73 (1975) et seq. or Alabama Code §§ 40-10-83 (1975) et seq. may re-deem the property pursuant to those statutes within five (5) days after the appropriate Order on Final Hearing is issued. FAILURE TO REDEEM THE PROPERTY AND PRESENT PROOF OF REDEMPTION TO THE CIRCUIT COURT WITHIN THE 5-DAY PERIOD MAY RESULT IN A LOSS OF THE RIGHT OF REDEMPTION.

The address of the Gadsden Land Bank Authority is City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.  The Gadsden Land Bank Authority may be contacted care of Chamberlain Parker, City of Gadsden, at (256)549-4590.

IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED by the undersigned Clerk of Court that publication of this notice be made once a week for three consecutive weeks in the Gadsden Messenger, a newspaper of general circulation in Etowah County, Alabama, and that all persons to whom this notice is ad-dressed and any and all persons claiming any title to, interest in, or lien or encumbrance on the above-described land or any part thereof are hereby directed to plead, answer or otherwise re-spond to the Complaint in this cause before the hearing date or a judgment by default may be rendered against them it being intended that this notice shall be used to perfect service against all parties who cannot be personally served with a copy of the Complaint.

Dated this the 20th day of October, 2022.

Cassandra Johnson,

Circuit Clerk

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

P.O. Box129

Gadsden, AL 35901

Phone: 256-543-3664

Fax: 256-543-3674

November 4, 11 and 18, 2022

______________

NOTICE OF FINAL HEARING BY PUBLICATION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

GADSDEN LAND BANK AUTHORITY,

a Public Corporation,

Plaintiff,

v. CIVIL ACTION NO.: CV-2022-0101

KIM PARKER d/b/a THE PARKER COMPANY; DENNIS A. CROSBY;  ETOWAH COUNTY, ALA-BAMA;  CITY OF GADSDEN; that parcel of real property located at 1337 Cansler Avenue, Gads-den, Alabama 35901 and having a legal description of: Lot Number Twenty-two (22) in Block Number Seven (7), in the Hill and Cansler Addition to The City of Gadsden as appears in Plat Book of Town Plats “A”, Pages 74 and 75, in the office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah Coun-ty, Alabama, said property lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, and known as Parcel ID No. 15-03-05-4-000-401.000, PPIN: 37529; and any and all other unknown heirs, claimants or interested parties claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the real estate described herein,

Defendants. 

NOTICE OF FINAL HEARING BY PUBLICATION

TO KIM PARKER d/b/a/ THE PARKER COMPANY; DENNIS CROSBY;  ETOWAH COUNTY, ALA-BAMA; CITY OF GADSDEN; and any and all other unknown heirs, claimants or interested parties claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the real estate described herein,

TAKE NOTICE that on October 12, 2022, the Gadsden Land Bank Authority filed the above-styled Complaint and the record reflects recorded notice of a pending quiet title and foreclosure action in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama concerning the rights and/or interests in the following real property:

Lot Number Twenty-two (22) in Block Number Seven (7), in the Hill and Cansler Addition to The City of Gadsden as appears in Plat Book of Town Plats “A”, Pages 74 and 75, in the office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, said property lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.

Property Address:  1337 Cansler Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901

ANY PERSON WITH A PROPERTY INTEREST IN THE ABOVE PROPERTY IS HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT THEY MAY LOSE SUCH INTEREST, IF ANY, AS A RESULT OF THE ABOVE-REFERENCED QUIET TITLE AND FORECLOSURE ACTION. The final hearing on this quiet title and foreclosure action is hereby set for December 7, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. in Judge George Day’s Courtroom, Etowah County Courthouse, 801 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901. The judgment of the Court may result in title to the property vesting in the Gadsden Land Bank Authority. Any person who proves to the Court’s satisfaction a right to redeem the property pursuant to Alabama Code §§ 40-10-73 (1975) et seq. or Alabama Code §§ 40-10-83 (1975) et seq. may re-deem the property pursuant to those statutes within five (5) days after the appropriate Order on Final Hearing is issued. FAILURE TO REDEEM THE PROPERTY AND PRESENT PROOF OF REDEMPTION TO THE CIRCUIT COURT WITHIN THE 5-DAY PERIOD MAY RESULT IN A LOSS OF THE RIGHT OF REDEMPTION.

The address of the Gadsden Land Bank Authority is City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.  The Gadsden Land Bank Authority may be contacted care of Chamberlain Parker, City of Gadsden, at (256)549-4590.

IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED by the undersigned Clerk of Court that publication of this notice be made once a week for three consecutive weeks in the Gadsden Messenger, a newspaper of general circulation in Etowah County, Alabama, and that all persons to whom this notice is ad-dressed and any and all persons claiming any title to, interest in, or lien or encumbrance on the above-described land or any part thereof are hereby directed to plead, answer or otherwise re-spond to the Complaint in this cause before the hearing date or a judgment by default may be rendered against them it being intended that this notice shall be used to perfect service against all parties who cannot be personally served with a copy of the Complaint.

Dated this the 20th day of October, 2022.

Cassandra Johnson

Circuit Clerk

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

P.O. Box129

Gadsden, AL 35901

Phone: 256-543-3664

Fax: 256-543-3674

November 4, 11 and 18, 2022

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NOTICE OF FINAL HEARING BY PUBLICATION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

GADSDEN LAND BANK AUTHORITY,

a Public Corporation,

Plaintiff,

v. CIVIL ACTION NO.: CV-2022-0102

JAMES WILLIAM SWAIN; ROSEMARY GRAHAM SWAIN; ALISHA JOYCE NAPPIER; CAPITAL ONE BANK (USA), N.A.;  ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA;  CITY OF GADSDEN; that parcel of real property located at 1338 Cansler Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901 and having a legal description of: Lot 19 of Block 10 of  Hill and Cansler Addition as recorded in Plat Book “A”, Page 75, in the office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, said property lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, and known as Parcel ID No. 15-03-05-4-000-015.000, PPIN: 37020; and any and all other unknown heirs, claimants or interested parties claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the real estate described herein,

Defendants. 

TO JAMES W. SWAIN; ROSEMARY G. SWAIN; ALISHA JOYCE NAPPIER; CAPITAL ONE BANK (USA) N.A.;  ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA; CITY OF GADSDEN; and any and all other unknown heirs, claimants or interested parties claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the re-al estate described herein,

TAKE NOTICE that on October 12, 2022, the Gadsden Land Bank Authority filed the above-styled Complaint and the record reflects recorded notice of a pending quiet title and foreclosure action in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama concerning the rights and/or interests in the following real property:

Lot 19 of Block 10 of Hill and Cansler Addition as recorded in Plat Book “A”, Page 75, in the of-fice of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama.

Property Address:  1338 Cansler Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901

ANY PERSON WITH A PROPERTY INTEREST IN THE ABOVE PROPERTY IS HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT THEY MAY LOSE SUCH INTEREST, IF ANY, AS A RESULT OF THE ABOVE-REFERENCED QUIET TITLE AND FORECLOSURE ACTION. The final hearing on this quiet title and foreclosure action is hereby set for December 7, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. in Judge George Day’s Courtroom, Etowah County Courthouse, 801 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901. The judgment of the Court may result in title to the property vesting in the Gadsden Land Bank Authority. Any person who proves to the Court’s satisfaction a right to redeem the property pursuant to Alabama Code §§ 40-10-73 (1975) et seq. or Alabama Code §§ 40-10-83 (1975) et seq. may re-deem the property pursuant to those statutes within five (5) days after the appropriate Order on Final Hearing is issued. FAILURE TO REDEEM THE PROPERTY AND PRESENT PROOF OF REDEMPTION TO THE CIRCUIT COURT WITHIN THE 5-DAY PERIOD MAY RESULT IN A LOSS OF THE RIGHT OF REDEMPTION.

The address of the Gadsden Land Bank Authority is City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.  The Gadsden Land Bank Authority may be contacted care of Chamberlain Parker, City of Gadsden, at (256)549-4590.

IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED by the undersigned Clerk of Court that publication of this notice be made once a week for three consecutive weeks in the Gadsden Messenger, a newspaper of general circulation in Etowah County, Alabama, and that all persons to whom this notice is ad-dressed and any and all persons claiming any title to, interest in, or lien or encumbrance on the above-described land or any part thereof are hereby directed to plead, answer or otherwise re-spond to the Complaint in this cause before the hearing date or a judgment by default may be rendered against them it being intended that this notice shall be used to perfect service against all parties who cannot be personally served with a copy of the Complaint.

Dated this the 20th day of October, 2022.

Cassandra Johnson

Circuit Clerk

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

P.O. Box129

Gadsden, AL 35901

Phone: 256-543-3664

Fax: 256-543-3674

November 4, 11 and 18, 2022 

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ORDINANCE

NO. O-43-22

Amending Fiscal Year 2023 Budget

WHEREAS, the City of Gadsden applied for and accepted a grant from the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) in the amount of $26,219.00 (R-213-22) to be allocated as follows:

The Gadsden Police Department will purchase five (5) fully encapsulated dry-suit, in the amount of $20,550.00, three (3) air integrated dive computers with heads-up display, in the amount of $5,040.00, as well as all shipping charges, in the amount of $629.00.

The Etowah County Sheriff Office has opted to defer funding from this solicitation due to the Etowah County Dive Team being a combined team that assists with all water and dive team related incidents within Etowah County. 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GADSDEN, ALABAMA, that the General Fund Budget adopted by Ordinance No. O-35-22 (Fiscal Year 2023 Budget), is amended by increasing the following accounts: #192-8555-331.00-00 (Revenue) in the amount of $26,219.00, and account #192-8555-426.70-30 (Capital Equipment) in the amount of $26,219.00. Adopted by the City Council of the City of Gadsden, Alabama, at an open public meeting held on November 1, 2022.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

November 11, 2022   

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to the STATE OF ALABAMA, P.O. BOX 327210, MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA 36132, possible rights of redemption of the Heirs of JAMES E. HUMPHREY and SHIRLEY HUMPHREY, 720 EWING AVENUE, APT 145, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35901, subject to the legal and equitable claims of the ALABAMA MEDICAID AGENCY, 501 DEXTER AVENUE, MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA 36130, subject to a mortgage in favor of WELLS FARGO FINANCIAL ALABAMA, INC., 206 8TH STREET, DES MOINES, IOWA 50309-3805, believed to have or claim an interest in the property described below, that at a regular meeting of the Council of the City of Gadsden to be held in the Council Chamber at City Hall on TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2022 at 11:00 a.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located 2501 LOOKOUT AVENUE in District 7 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Number 1, Block 2 of Gibbs and Cambron Re-Survey of Lots 14 and 15 of Clayton Plat Number one according to the map of said RE-survey recorded in Plat Book “A”, Pages 320 to 321, in the Probate Office, Etowah County, lying and being in Gadsden, (Formerly Ala. City) Alabama, with all improvements thereon. Also that certain easement reserved in the deed from Jewel J. Bomar, a widow, to Albert E. Yarbrough and wife, Christine Yarbrough, dated 22 ay of August, 1961 and recorded in Book “820”, Page 199, Probate Office, nd Etowah County, Alabama, said easement described as : Beginning at the NE corner of Lot 1 and from thence run in a Westerly direction and along the North line of said Lot a distance of 48 feet to a point in the East line of the Stephens Lot described as recorded in Book 812, pages 713, in Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, thence in a northerly direction and along the East line of the Stephen lot a distance of 20 feet to a point; thence in Lot Number 1 a distance of 48 feet to a point in the West line of Cabot Avenue; thence in a southerly direction and along the west line of Cabot Avenue a distance of 20 feet to the point of beginning.

is a nuisance in violation of the Gadsden City Code and whether it should be abated. 

You may appear and present any relevant evidence to the Council regarding the alleged nuisance and its abatement.                                                                                                                                                                             

Brian Harbison                                                  

BUILDING OFFICIAL                                                                                                               

City of Gadsden                                                 

P.O. Box 267                                                    

Gadsden, AL  35902                                             

(256) 549-4529        

November 11, 2022                                    

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to ASHLEY J. BAKER, 110 COVE CREEK ROAD, RAINBOW CITY, 35906, 1806 MT. ZION AVENUE, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35904, subject to a mortgage in favor of JOHN BAKER and CAROL BAKER, 110 COVE CREEK ROAD, RAINBOW CITY, ALABAMA 35906, believed to have or claim an interest in the property described below, that at a regular meeting of the Council of the City of Gadsden to be held in the Council Chamber at City Hall on TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2022 at 11:00 a.m., a hearing will be held to deter-mine whether or not the structure or condition located 1806 MT. ZION AVENUE in District 5 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

The North Forty (40) feet of Lot Number Twenty-four (24), and the South Twenty (20) feet of Lot Number Twenty-three (23), in Block Number Two (2), in Edgewood Addition, according to map thereof recorded in Plat Book D Page 247, in the Office of the Judge of Probate, and lying and being in the City of Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.

is a nuisance in violation of the Gadsden City Code and whether it should be abated. 

You may appear and present any relevant evidence to the Council regarding the alleged nuisance and its abatement.                                                                                                                                                                                     

Brian Harbison                                                  

BUILDING OFFICIAL                                                                                                               

City of Gadsden                                                 

P.O. Box 267                                                    

Gadsden, AL  35902                                             

(256) 549-4529       

November 11, 2022                                                   

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NOTICE OF

PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to SILVESTRE PEREZ and IRIS LOPEZ, 410 VERNON STREET, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35904, 2218 CANSLER AVENUE, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35904, 1019 WILBANKS AVENUE, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35903, STEVE SALVADOR, 410 VERNON STREET, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35904, 3830 W. MEIGHAN BOULEVARD, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35904, believed to have or claim an interest in the property described below, that at a regular meeting of the Council of the City of Gadsden to be held in the Council Chamber at City Hall on TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2022 at 11:00 a.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located 2218 CANSLER AVENUE in District 6 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot 10 in Block 14 in Oak Park Addition to Gadsden, according to the map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book “B”, Page 200, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama.

is a nuisance in violation of the Gadsden City Code and whether it should be abated. 

You may appear and present any relevant evidence to the Council regarding the alleged nuisance and its abatement.                                                                                                                                                                                       

Brian Harbison                                                  

BUILDING OFFICIAL                                                                                                               

City of Gadsden                                                 

P.O. Box 267                                                    

Gadsden, AL  35902                                             

(256) 549-4529 

November 11, 2022                                  

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to The Estate of ROBERT GEORGE, 107 OAKLEIGH DRIVE, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35901, heirs listed as follows: JESSE GEORGE, 505 KEELING ROAD, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35903, BOBBY RAY GEORGE, 402 CAROLYN LANE, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35901, CYNTHIA CASH, 107 OAKLEIGH DRIVE, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35901, SHARON FIELDS, 681 S. 14TH STREET, GADSDEN, ALABAMA, KENNETH GEORGE, 116 CAROLYN LANE, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35901, ANGELA MILLER, JAMES GEORGE, 2000 EWING AVENUE, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35901, LABRETTA ERVIN, 705 LAY STREET, GASDEN, ALABAMA 35901, CYNTHIA CASH & ETALS, 107 OAKLEIGH DRIVE, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35901, P.O. 39523, BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA 35208, believed to have or claim an interest in the property described below, that at a regular meeting of the Council of the City of Gadsden to be held in the Council Chamber at City Hall on TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2022 at 11:00 a.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located 324 MORNINGVIEW DRIVE in District 2 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Fifteen (15) in Block “L” in Oakleigh Estates, according to the map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book “G”, Page 55, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama.

is a nuisance in violation of the Gadsden City Code and whether it should be abated. 

You may appear and present any relevant evidence to the Council regarding the alleged nuisance and its abatement.                                                                                                                                                                                 

Brian Harbison                                                  

BUILDING OFFICIAL                                                                                                               

City of Gadsden                                                 

P.O. Box 267                                                    

Gadsden, AL  35902                                             

(256) 549-4529      

November 11, 2022                                               

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LEGAL ZONING NOTICE

At a regular meeting of the City Council of Gadsden to be held in the Council Chamber at City Hall, First Floor, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama on Tuesday, November 29, 2022, commencing at 11:00 a.m., a public hearing will be held to consider the adoption of an ordinance substantially as follows:

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF GADSDEN, ALABAMA, that the Official Zoning Map of the City of Gadsden adopted by Ordinance No. O-02-82, as amended, is hereby further amended by changing the zoning classification district for the following described property from R-2, Multiple-Family Residence District to O-1, Office District:

Tract One: Lots 52, 53, Parcel 2, according to the Survey of River View Estates, dated October 25, 1944, and recorded in Plat Book “C,” Pages 402 and 403, of the record of maps in the Pr4obate Office of Etowah County, Alabama, and being more particularly described as follows:  Begin at the Northwest corner of said Lot 53 and run southerly along the west line of said lot for 376 feet to the centerline of an Alabama Power Company easement; thence deflect an angle of 66°53’ left and run southeasterly along said centerline of said easement for 163.14 feet to a point, which is 50 feet east of the west line of said Lot 52 for 433 feet to a point on the easement line of the Coosa River; thence run westerly along the easement line of the Coosa Ricer a chord distance of 150.16 to the point of beginning.

Tract Two:  Lots 54, 55, 56, Parcel 2 according to the Survey of River View Estates, dated October 25, 1944, and recorded in Plat Book “C,” Pages 402 and 403, of the record of maps in the Probate Office of Etowah County, Alabama.

Iva Nelson

City Clerk

November 4 and 11, 2022

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LEGAL ZONING NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that on the 16th day of November, 2022 at 4:00 p.m., the Planning Commission of the City of Gadsden will hold a special called public hearing in the Council Chamber at City Hall, First Floor, 90 Broad Street to give all persons who desire an opportunity to be heard, in opposition to or in favor of, the following request:

“A request to amend Section 130-312(f) of the Gadsden City Code to add the following under Other Uses: Medical Cannabis Cultivators.”

“A request to amend Section 130-312(f) of the Gadsden City Code to add the following under Manufacturing: Medical Cannabis Processors.”

“A request to amend Section 130-312(f) of the Gadsden City Code to add the following under Commercial (Retail Sales): Medical Cannabis Dispensary.”

“A request to amend Section 130-312(f) of the Gadsden City Code to add the following under Industrial: Medical Cannabis Secure Transporter and Medical Cannabis Integrated Facility.”

“A request to amend Section 130-1 of the Gadsden City Code to add the definitions for: Cultivators, Processors, Dispensary, Secure Transporter, and Integrated Facility.”

November 11, 2022

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NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS

Sealed proposals will be received by the City Clerk, City of Gadsden, Alabama, at City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Room 411, Gadsden, Alabama, until 2:00 P.M., December 6, 2022, for furnishing all labor, materials, equipment, and service required to construct NOCCALULA FALLS GORGE TRAIL PEDESTRIAN ACCESS IMPROVEMENTS, Bid Request No. 3490, located in the City of Gadsden, Alabama. 

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

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 City Hall.  Electronic (pdf) Specifications, and Contract Documents may be obtained from the City of Gadsden Engineering Department, Room 301, City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama (Phone: (256) 549-4520), immediately for free. All bidders must be registered with the City of Gadsden Engineering Department in order to submit a bid.  Bids received from unregistered bidders will be rejected. 

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 lessor of five percent (5%) of the bid or ten thousand dollars ($10,000), shall be submitted with each bid.

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 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 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 necesssity 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 VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Davis-Bacon Act, Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, 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

November 11, 2022

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Legal Notice

Bedwell & Whorton Excavating, LLC hereby gives notice of completion of Bid Request No. 3474 Oscar Adams Elementary Access Roadway for the City of Gadsden, Alabama.  This notice will appear for four (4) weeks, once weekly beginning on October 28, 2022 and ending on   November 18,2022.  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 28,

November 4, 11 and 18, 2022

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LEGAL NOTICE

The following storage units will be auctioned on November 16, 2022 beginning at 10:00 am on the business premises of Southtowne Mini Warehouses.  Southtowne is located at 199 Woodland Drive, off of Steele Station Road in Rainbow City, Alabama.

James Robinson Unit K-12

Tami Powell Unit 144

Toddeasha Johns Unit 385

Shane Smith Unit 419

William Riddlespur Unit 15-9

Tera Kirksey/Coleman Unit 33-31

Michael Thornton Unit 657

Dawn Womack Unit 375

Lauren Horn Unit 411

Britney Rawlinson Unit 584

Joseph Giamalva Unit 34-12

Danny Brady Unit 661

Andrew Bon Unit D-10, D16, and 494

Southtowne Mini Warehouses

199 Woodland Drive

Rainbow City, AL. 35906

November 4 and 11, 2022

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle(s) on 12/30/2022.

2013 Chevrolet Captiva  – VIN: 3GNAL1EK7DS632026

Thacker Towing

927 5th Ave NE

Attalla, AL 35954

(256) 564-999

November 4 and 11, 2022

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle(s) on 12/19/2022.

2007 GMC Sierra – VIN:  1GTHC23447F139835

A&J TOWING LLC

1395 Co Rd 69

Centre, AL. 35960

November 11 and 18, 2022

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle(s) on 01/13/2023

2006 Chrysler Sebring  – VIN: 1C3EL56R96N211682

Thacker Towing

927 5th Ave NE

Attalla, AL 35954

(256) 546-9994

November 11 and 18, 2022

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