Legals for 11/26/2021 – 12/2/2021

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NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage dated June 29, 2007, executed by Cleophis McCurdy and wife, Jessie McCurdy, to CitiFinancial Corporation, LLC, which mortgage was recorded on July 2, 2007, in Instrument Number 3274388, of the mortgage records in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, which mortgage was, duly transferred and assigned to Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB, d/b/a Christiana Trust as Trustee for PNPMS Trust III, 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 September 28, 2021, the following described real estate, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

Lots 13, 14 and 15, in Block “A” of Strouds’ First Addition to East Gadsden as Recorded in Plat Book “B”, Pages 84 and 85, in the Probate Office of Etowah County, Alabama.

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

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

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

Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB, d/b/a Christiana Trust as Trustee for PNPMS Trust III

Transferee

The sale provided for hereinabove was postponed on the 28th day of September, 2021, and was further postponed on the 9th day of November, 2021, by public announcement being made in front of the Main entrance to the Etowah County Courthouse at Gadsden, Alabama, during the legal hours of sale.  Said foreclosure sale shall be held on the 14th day of December, 2021, in front of the Main entrance to the Etowah County Courthouse at Gadsden, Alabama, during the legal hours of sale.

Robert J. Wermuth/mgw

Stephens Millirons, P.C.

P.O. Box 307

Huntsville, Alabama  35804

Attorney for Mortgagee

November 26, 2021

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FORECLOSURE NOTICE

Default having been made in the terms of the note and mortgage given by Vickie Chastain and Teresa Watts, as Mortgagor, to Joseph E. Gamberi, Jr., as Mortgagee, dated November 10, 2003, and recorded as Document Number M-2003-5856, Probate Office, 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 2nd day of December, 2021, the following described property to-wit:

Lots 1, 2, 3 and 4, save and except the south 20 feet thereof, of the Belle Addition to Glencoe, according to the plat or map thereof as the same appears of record in Plat Book “F”, page 161, Probate Office, 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.

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 the 10th day of November, 2021.

Joe E. Gamberi, Jr., Mortgagee

/s/ James C. Inzer, III

Inzer, Haney, McWhorter, Haney & Skelton, LLC

Attorney for Mortgagee

November 12, 19 and 26, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Ellen Gibson Hawkins and Beth Gibson Lee was/were appointed Personal Representatives on 09/28/2021 Estate of Robert David Gibson, 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 12, 19 and 26, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Kelli McArthur was/were appointed Personal Representatives on 09/27/2021 Estate of Jason D. McArthur, 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 12, 19 and 26, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Patti Mackey was/were appointed Personal Representatives on 09/27/2021 Estate of Betty Joe May, 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 12, 19 and 26, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

F. Michael Haney was/were appointed Personal Representatives on 09/27/2021 Estate of Toney Wayne Smith, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred. 

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

November 12, 19 and 26, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Bruce Alford and Barry Alford was/were appointed Personal Representatives on 09/23/2021 Estate of Arvil Alford, 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 12, 19 and 26, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Joel Smith appointed Personal Representatives on 10/29/2021 over the Estate of Laura Irene Joyner 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 12, 19 and 26, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Wendy Howard appointed Personal Representatives on 10/29/2021 over the Estate of Robb Howard 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 12, 19 and 26, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Patricia McGee appointed Personal Representatives on 09/21/2021 over the Estate of Jacqueline D. Manley 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 12, 19 and 26, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Dennis Rosson appointed Personal Representatives on 10/22/2021 over the Estate of John Wayne Hunnicutt 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 12, 19 and 26, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Angela Watts and Brenda Watts appointed Personal Representatives on 10/26/2021 over the Estate of Jeanette Watts 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 12, 19 and 26, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Ann Dee Quinn Neal was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/06/2021 Estate of Shirley N. Owens, 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 26,

December 3 and 10, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Lee C. Schoch was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/04/2021 Estate of Maureen E. Schoch, 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 26,

December 3 and 10, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Dawn Maria Wade was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/04/2021 Estate of Mary Hope Wade, 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 26,

December 3 and 10, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Billy W. Morgan was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/04/2021 Estate of Carolyn G. Morgan, 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 26,

December 3 and 10, 2021

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

THE ESTATE OF DONALD G. BURKETT,

DECEASED

CASE NO: S-11547

TAKE NOTICE that LETTERS TESTAMENTARY having been granted to Cheryl Odam, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Donald G. Burkett, on the 10th day of October 2021, by the Honorable Scott Hassell, Judge of Probate, Etowah County, Alabama.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that all persons having claims against the said Estate are hereby required to present the same within the time allowed by law or the same will be barred. 

Jason Knowles

Knowles & Sullivan, LC

Attorney for Petitioner

413 Broad Street

Gadsden, AL. 35901

Phone – 256-547-7200

Fax 256-467-6322

November 12, 19 and 26, 2021

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

THE ESTATE OF SHIRLEY J. BOYD,

DECEASED

CASE NO: S-11635

TAKE NOTICE that LETTERS TESTAMENTARY having been granted to Janet Lee Boyd, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Shirley J. Boyd, on the 24th day of September 2021, by the Honorable Scott Hassell, Judge of Probate, Etowah County, Alabama.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that all persons having claims against the said Estate are hereby required to present the same within the time allowed by law or the same will be barred. 

Jason Knowles

Knowles & Sullivan, LC

Attorney for Petitioner

413 Broad Street

Gadsden, AL. 35901

Phone – 256-547-7200

Fax 256-467-6322

November 12, 19 and 26, 2021

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

THE ESTATE OF TERRY J. SHUBERG

DECEASED

CASE NO: S-11660

TAKE NOTICE that LETTERS TESTAMENTARY having been granted to Tammy P. Shuberg, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Terry J. Shuberg, on the 6th day of October 2021, by the Honorable Scott Hassell, Judge of Probate, Etowah County, Alabama.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that all persons having claims against the said Estate are hereby required to present the same within the time allowed by law or the same will be barred. 

Jason Knowles

Knowles & Sullivan, LC

Attorney for Petitioner

413 Broad Street

Gadsden, AL. 35901

Phone – 256-547-7200

Fax 256-467-6322

November 26, December 3 and 10, 2021

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NOTICE OF PUBLICATION

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE:  THE ESTATE OF JORGE HERNAN ZELAYA,

DECEASED

CASE NO.: S-11649

Notice to:  Hernan Zelaya, Father of Jorge Hernan Zelaya, deceased:

Whose Address is Unknown:

You will hereby take notice that on this day came Kayla Costa, and filed a Petition for Letters of Administration of Jorge Hernan Zelaya, deceased, and moves the Court to enter an Order to appoint Kayla Costa, as Administrator over the Estate of Jorge Hernan Zelaya, Deceased and issue Letters of Administration to Kayla Costa.

You are hereby notified to appear before me, at my office in the Courthouse of said County, on the 5th day of January, 2022, at 10:00 o’clock A.M. when the Petition for Letters of Administration of Jorge Hernan Zelaya deceased, will be considered, and to show cause, if any, why Petition for Letters of Administration, should not be granted.

This, the 8th day of November 2021 at Gadsden Alabama.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

November 12, 19 and 26, 2021

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PUBLICATION NOTICE

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF:  ADOPTION PETITION OF KAYLA SHERRE MORRIS

CASE NO.: A-1762

NOTICE TO:  ERICE AMON FIRESTONE AND/OR UNKNOWN FATHER

ADDRESS:  UNKNOWN

You will take notice on July 20th, 2021, that a Petition for the Adoption of a minor child born to MILEAH JADE CARDEN, a natural mother, was filed with the Etowah County Probate Court, alleging that the natural father’s whereabouts are unknown and/or the natural father to the aforesaid minor child is that of a putative father.  Minor child’s birth date is January 19, 2018.

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

This the 29th day of October 2021.

Scott W. Hassell

Probate Judge

Attorney for the Petitioner:

Jacob A. Millican, Esq.

827 Chestnut Street

Gadsden, AL. 35901

256-547-3221

November 5, 12, 19 and 26, 2021

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NOTICE OF HEARING

PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY

CASE NUMBER: A-1766

TO:  EDWARD JOSPEH DODSON, father of B.G.D.

Please take notice that a Petition for Adoption, regarding B.G.D., who was born to Amy Dodson and Edward Joseph Dodson on or about the 15th day or January, 2009, has been filed in said Court and that a hearing on said petition has been set for the 6th day of January, 2022 at 10:00 A.M. before the Probate Court of Etowah County.  Please be advised that if you intend to contest this petition you must file a written response with the Attorney for Petitioner named below and with the Clerk of the Probate Court, Etowah County, Alabama, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama, 35901, as soon as possible but no later than thirty (30) days from the last day this notice is published. 

Attorney for Petitioner:

ELMA ROSE WALTON

Walton & Walton Attorney at Law

Post Office Box 668

Anniston, AL. 36202

November 5, 12, 19 and 26, 2021

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PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE CITY OF ATTALLA

THE CITY OF ATTALLA WILL HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS TO DISCUSS THE REMEDIES FOR NUISANCE/ABATEMENT CASES THAT WILL COME BEFORE THE ATTALLA CITY COUNCIL ON DECEMBER 6, 2021 AT 5:00 P.M. LOCATED AT 612 4TH STREET NW. ATTALLA, ALABAMA. THE FOLLOWING ADDRESSES WILL BE DISCUSSED.

130 MULBERRY LANE

128 MULBERRY LANE

506 2ND AVENUE NW

November 19, 26 and December 3, 2021

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MOTION FOR SERVICES BY PUBLICATION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

MATTHEW ALSTON CLARK, PLAINTIFF VS. HANNAH MAE CLARK, DEFENDANT

CASE NO.:  DR-2015-384.01

HANNAH MAE CLARK, whose whereabouts are unknown, is notified that a Final Hearing has been scheduled in the above-styled case for January 24, 2022 at 2:30 p.m.

Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama.

Dated this the 17th day of November 2021.

Hon. Cody D. Robinson

Circuit Judge

November 19, 26, December 3 and 10, 2021

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NOTICE OF PETITION FOR TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS

IN THE JUVENILE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE:

I. M. D., a minor child

CASE NO.: JU-20-203.02

B. H. E. D., a minor child

CASE NO.: JU-20-204.02

PETITIONER: ETOWAH COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES

NOTICE TO: UNKNOWN / UNNAMED FATHER

You are hereby given notice that a Petition has been filed by the Etowah County Department of Human Resources requesting that your parental rights be terminated with regard to I. M. D., a minor child born to Daisy Daughtry on February 12, 2019, and with regard to B. H. E. D., a minor child born to Daisy Daughtry on April 12, 2017.  You are hereby given notice that you are required to file an Answer with the Clerk of the Etowah County Juvenile Court and with the Petitioner’s attorney, Laura T. Lloyd, 200 Chestnut Street, Gadsden, AL, 35901, within fourteen (14) days from the date of last publication of this notice or a judgment by default may be entered against you.  You are further notified of your right to have an attorney to represent you, and if you cannot afford to hire an attorney, one will be appointed by the Court to represent you in this proceeding.  A hearing is set for 9:00 a.m. on December 17, 2021, before Hon. Joe Nabors at the Etowah County Judicial Building in Gadsden, Alabama.  You may appear at the hearing and contest the Petition if you choose.

Done this10th day of November, 2021.

Cassandra Johnson DISTRICT / JUVENILE CLERK

Laura T. Lloyd

Attorney for the Etowah County Department of Human Resources

P.O. Box 129 / 200 Chestnut Street

Gadsden, Alabama  35902

November 12, 19, 26 and December 3, 2021

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NOTICE OF PETITION FOR CHANGE OF MINOR’S NAME

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF CHILD BORN TO SHANIA ROBERTA BEARDEN,

DOB 12/27/2020

CASE NO. S-11587

TO:  Natural Mother, whereabouts unknown

Take Notice that a Petition for the Change of Minor’s name of the child born to Shania Roberta Bearden, (Natural Mother), has been filed by Stephen Michael Sullivan Jr., set to be heard on the 10th day of January, 2022 at 10:00 o’clock A.M. at the Etowah County Courthouse in Gadsden, Alabama.  Minor Child’s birth date is December 27, 2020.

Please be advised that if you intend to contest this petition, you must file a written response within thirty (30) days of the date of the last publication herein with counsel for said Petitioner, whose name and address are shown below and with the Clerk of the said Probate Court.

DONE this 19th day of November, 2021

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

Name and Address of Attorney

JARED VAUGHN

Attorney for Petitioner

612 S 4th Street

Gadsden, AL. 35901

256-547-4444

November 26, December 3, 10 and 17, 2021

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NOTICE OF DIVORCE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

Case No.:  31-DR-2016-900432.00

John Edward Morgan,

Plaintiff,

vs

Michelle Lynn Hughes,

Defendant,

MICHELLE LYNN HUGHES, whose whereabouts are unknown, must answer JOHN EDWARD MORGAN’S COMPLAINT FOR DIVORCE, and other relief thirty (30) days of the last publication date of this notice listed at the bottom, or a thereafter a JUDGEMENT BY DEFAULT may be rendered against MICHELLE LYNN HUGHES Case Number 31-DR-2016-900432.00, in the Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama.

Done this 24th day of NOVEMBER 2021.

Cody D. Robinson

Circuit Judge

Attorney for Plaintiff

Christopher P. Word, Attorney at Law, LLC

Post Office Box 8241

Gadsden, AL 35902

(256)312-9553 Phone

November 26, December 3, 10 and 17, 2021

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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, December 14, 2021, 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 B-2, General Business District:

Lot Numbers Three, Four, Five, and Six, of the Shahan Rearrangement of Lots One and Three, Block Number Twenty-Three, Alford’s Addition, as recorded in Plat Book “A,” Pages 434-435 in the Office of Probate, Etowah County, Alabama (address being in the 2200 block of Forrest Avenue.

Lots Two, Four, Six, Eight, Ten, Twelve, Fourteen, and Sixteen, in Block Twenty-Three, of Alford’s Addition, as recorded in Plat Book “A,” Page 308 in the Office of Probate, Etowah County, Alabama (address being in the 2200 block of Forrest Avenue).

Lots Five, Seven, Nine, Eleven, Thirteen, and Fifteen in Block Twenty-Three, of Alford’s Addition, as recorded in Plat Book “A,” beginning on Page 308 in the Office of Probate, Etowah County, Alabama (address being in the 2200 block of Forrest Avenue).

Lots One and Two in Block Twenty-Three of Alford’s Addition, as recorded in Plat Book “A,” Page 434 in the Office of Probate, Etowah County, Alabama (address being in the 2200 block of Forrest Avenue).”

Iva Nelson

City Clerk

November 19, and 26, 2021.

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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, December 14, 2021, 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 B-2, General Business District, to I-1, Light Industry District:

All of Lot Numbers Thirteen, Fourteen, Fifteen, Sixteen, Seventeen, and Eighteen, and a portion of Lots Eleven and Twelve, and a portion of annulled alley and annulled Railroad Avenue, Block 23, Alford’s Addition, as recorded in Plat Book “A,” Pages 326-328, Office of Probate, Etowah County, Alabama (address being in the 2100 Block of Forrest Avenue).”

Iva Nelson

City Clerk

November 19, and 26, 2021.

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ORDINANCE

NO. O-16-21

Amending City Code Section 58-6

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

Section 1. Section 58-6 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Gadsden is amended to read as follows:

Sec. 58-6. – Certificate of Appropriateness   

(s) Appeal of denial. Any person having a request for a certificate of appropriateness denied by the historic preservation commission, or architectural board as hereinafter provided, may appeal such denial to the circuit court of the county in which the commission exists.

Section 3. The section, subsections, paragraphs, sentences, clauses and phrases of this ordinance are severable.  If any section, subsection, paragraph, sentence, clause and phrase of this ordinance is declared unconstitutional or invalid by a valid judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction, such judgment shall not affect the validity of any other section, subsection, paragraph, sentence, clause and phrase of this ordinance.  The city council declares that it is its intent that it would have enacted this ordinance without such invalid or unconstitutional provisions. 

Section 4. The provisions of this ordinance repeal any prior ordinance or provision of the Gadsden City Code to the extent of any conflict.

Section5.  This ordinance shall become effective on November 16, 2021.

Adopted this ordinance at an open public meeting held on November 16, 2021.

              

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

November 26, 2021

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RESOLUTION

NO. R-254-21

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                       

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

2409 JAMES STREET in District 1 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Number Ten (10) in Block Number Three (3) of James Cain addition to East Gadsden, according to map or plat thereof as the same appears of record in Book of Town Plats “B”, at page 340, in the Probate Office, all being in the City of Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.

is a nuisance and ordered its abatement; and

Whereas, as required by the City Code, notice of a public hearing has been given to LOUISE JEFFERY, 1113 GLEN IRIS DRIVE, GADSDEN, AL, P.O. BOX 921, GADSDEN, AL, CURTIS JEFFERY, III, 1113 GLEN IRIS DRIVE, GADSDEN, AL, and ALEJANDRO JEFFERY, 1113 GLEN IRIS DRIVE, GADSDEN, AL, LOUISE JEFFERY & ETALS, 2409 JAMES STREET, GADSDEN, AL, KEVIN JOEL GARRETT, 2409 JAMES STREET, GADSDEN, AL.

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

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

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

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden, Alabama, at an open public meeting held on November 16, 2021.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk   

November 26, 2021

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RESOLUTION

NO. R-255-21

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                       

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

1409 CHARLES STREET in District 7 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lots 1, 2, 3, and 4 in Block Eight (8) in the Clayton Subdivision to the City of Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, as recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama.

is a nuisance and ordered its abatement; and

Whereas, as required by the City Code, notice of a public hearing has been given to JEFFERY SIMMONS and SHARON SIMMONS, 1409 CHARLES STREET, GADSDEN, AL.

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

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

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

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden, Alabama, at an open public meeting held on November 16, 2021.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk   

November 26, 2021

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RESOLUTION

NO. R-256-21

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                       

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

1407 TUSCALOOSA AVENUE in District 7 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot 9 in Block 26 of Walnut Park recorded in Plat Book “B”, Page 117 in the Probate Office, of Etowah County, Alabama.

is a nuisance and ordered its abatement; and

Whereas, as required by the City Code, notice of a public hearing has been given to PENNIE GABLES, 2727 RAINBOW DRIVE, RAINBOW CITY, AL, 1407 TUSCALOOSA AVENUE, GADSDEN, AL, G & M HOMES, LLC, 2727 RAINBOW DRIVE, RAINBOW CITY, AL.

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

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

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

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden, Alabama, at an open public meeting held on November 16, 2021.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk   

November 26, 2021

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to, GEORGE RAYMOND DALTON and KAREN GAY DALTON, 902 MARYLAND AVENUE, GADSDEN, AL 35903, 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, DECEMBER 7, 2021     at 11:00 a.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located 902 MARYLAND AVENUE in District 2 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Number 6 and the West 70 feet of lot number nineteen (19) in block number seven (7) of Goodyear Park Addition, as same appears of record of Map thereof recorded in Plat Book “C”, pages 84 and 85, 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 26, 2021

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to the STATE OF ALABAMA, P.O. BOX 327210, MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA 36132, redemption rights of ERIC MCGEE, 262 YELLOW LEAF ROAD E, BOAZ, ALABAMA 35956, PAUL WHITEPORT and MIRIAM WHITEPORT and/or heirs, MELISSA J. BAILEY, 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, DECEMBER 7, 2021 at 11:00 a.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located 2326 HILL AVENUE in District 6 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Number 6 in Block Number 9 in Oak Park Edition as shown by map of same recorded in Book of Town Plats “B” Page 200 in the Probate Office, and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, together with all improvements located thereon.

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 26, 2021

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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 DENNIS GILLUM, 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, DECEMBER 7, 2021 at 11:00 a.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located 2707 SANSOM AVENUE in District 6 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Number Six (6), Shahan and Walshe’s Central Alabama City Addition, according to the map thereof recorded in Plat Book “B”, Pages 184-185, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, lying and being in Gadsden, (formerly Alabama City) 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 26, 2021

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING                                                                                                                                    

Notice is hereby given to BENJAMIN A BEAN & WF JENNIFER R BEAN, 2121 FAIRVIEW ROAD, 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, DECEMBER 7, 2021 at 11:00 a.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located at 2121 FAIRVIEW ROAD in District 7 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Tax ID#: 10-09-29-1-000-012.000  

COM NW COR LT 2 FAIRVIEW HILLS PLAT G-65 TH S 10S TO POB TH S 97 ALONG E ROW FAIRVIEW RD TH E 355S TH N 97 TH W 351S TO POB BEING PT LTS 2-3 FAIRVIEW HILLS PLAT G-65 & PT VACATED ALLEY GADSDEN 29-11-6,

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 26, 2021

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FORM OF ADVERTISEMENT OF COMPLETION  LEGAL NOTICE

In accordance with Chapter 1, Title 39, Code of Alabama, 1975, notice is hereby given that Bob Smith Construction, Inc., has completed the Contract for Construction of PHASE III BOARDWALK for A NEW BOARD WALK-BOAT SLIPS and BAIT SHACK at  SOUTHSIDE MARINA for the City of Southside, Alabama

for The City of Southside, Alabama, Owner, and have made request for final settlement of said  Contract. All persons having any claim for labor, materials, or otherwise in connection with this project should immediately notify:

Thomas M. McElrath, Architect, 717 Merit Springs Road, Gadsden, Alabama 35901 

Bob Smith Construction, Inc.   

8076 US Highway 11

Springville, AL 35146

November 5, 12, 19 and 26, 2021

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NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS FEDERAL AID PROJECT NO.IM-I059(409)

ETOWAH AND DEKALB COUNTIES, ALABAMA

Sealed bids will be received by the Director of Transportation at the office of the Alabama Department of Transportation, Montgomery, Alabama until 10:00 AM on December 03, 2021 and at that time publicly opened for constructing the Reconstruction (Grading, Drainage, Pavement, and Pavement Removal) on I-59 (Northbound Roadway and the Southbound Outside Shoulder) from 0.390 mile south of the CR-276 (Stephens Gap Road) Overpass northeast of Reece City to approximately 0.500 mile south of the SR-68 (Exit 205) Interchange in Collinsville. Length 10.896 mi.

The total amount of uncompleted work under contract to a contractor must not exceed the amount of his or her qualification certificate.

The Entire Project Shall Be Completed By May 17, 2024. A 1.00% DBE Contract Obligation Is Required.

A Bidding Proposal may be purchased for $5.00. Plans may be purchased for $131.00 per set. Plans and Proposals are available at the Alabama Department of Transportation, 1409 Coliseum Boulevard, Room E-108, Montgomery, AL 36110. Checks should be made payable to the Alabama Department of Transportation. Plans and Proposals will be mailed only upon receipt of remittance. No refunds will be made.

Minimum wage rates for this project have been pre-determined by the Secretary of Labor and are set forth in the advertised specifications. This project is subject to the contract work hours and Safety Standards Act and its implementing regulations.

Cashier’s check or bid bond for 5% of bid (maximum – $50,000.00) made payable to the Alabama Department of Transportation must accompany each bid as evidence of good faith.

The bracket range is shown only to provide general financial information to contractors and bonding companies concerning the project’s complexity and size. This Bracket should not be used in preparing a bid, nor will this bracket have any bearing on the decision to award this contract.

The Bracket Estimate On This Project Is From $32,775,224 To $40,058,607 .

The proposed work shall be performed in conformity with the rules and regulations for carrying out the Federal Highway Act.

Plans and Specifications are on file in Room E-108 of the Alabama Department of Transportation at Montgomery, Alabama 36110.

In accordance with the rules and regulations of The Alabama Department of Transportation, proposals will be issued only to prequalified contractors or their authorized representatives, upon requests that are received before 10 AM., on the day previous to the day of opening of bids.

The bidder’s proposal must be submitted on the complete original proposal furnished him or her by the Alabama Department of Transportation.

The Alabama Department of Transportation, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000D TO 2000D-4 and Title 49 code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of The Secretary, Part 21, nondiscrimination in federally-assisted programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin in consideration for an award.

The right to reject any or all bids is reserved.

JOHN R. COOPER

Transportation Director

November 12, 19 and 26, 2021

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PROPOSED ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER

Account No.  330

Etowah County

Pursuant to the provisions of the Alabama Environmental Management Act, Ala. Code §§22-22A-1 to 22-22A-16 (2006 Rplc. Vol.), the Alabama Department of Environmental Management is proposing to issue a Consent Order to Greg and Amanda Barnard, owners of property in Rainbow City, Etowah County, Alabama.

The violations listed in the Order consist of:  Greg and Amanda Barnard operated in a manner that violated the state regulations in relation to open burning.

The Department is proposing a civil penalty in the amount of $1,500.  The order, if issued, would require Greg and Amanda Barnard to comply with all applicable requirements of ADEM Administrative Code div. 335-3 immediately upon the effective date of this Order and continuing each and every day thereafter.

Interested persons may submit written comments, including request for a hearing, within 30 days of the publication date of this notice, to:

Alabama Department of Environmental Management

Attention: Ronald W. Gore

Chief of the Air Division

P.O. Box 301463

Montgomery, Alabama 36130-1463

The comment period shall end at the close of business 30 days from the publication date of this notice.  A copy of the proposed order is available on the ADEM web page at http://www.alabama.gov/compInfo/adminOrders.cnt or may be obtained by written request to the above address.  A nominal fee for copying may be charged.

This notice is hereby given this 1st day of December, 2021, by authorization of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management.

Lance R. LeFleur

Director

Nondiscrimination Statement:  The Department does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in the administration of its programs.

November 26, 2021

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LEGAL NOTICE

Bedwell & Whorton Excavating, LLC hereby gives notice of completion of the Road Construction of Park Blvd from Gadsden Riverfront Commercial Development to Coosa Landing for the City of Gadsden, Alabama.  This notice will appear for four (4) weeks, once weekly beginning on November 5, 2021 and ending on November 26, 2021.  All claims should be filed with The City of Gadsden 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama 35901 or call 256-549-4520.

Jeff Bedwell, Owner

November 5, 12, 19 and 26, 2021

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NOTICE OF COMPLETION

In accordance with Chapter1, Title 39, Code of Alabama, 1975, notice is hereby given that James E. Watts and Sons Contractors, Inc., contractor, has completed the Contract for the Stower’s Hill Walking Track Project No. M-017-A, City of Attalla, Owner(s), and have made request for final settlement of said Contract. All persons having any claim for labor, materials, or otherwise in connection with this project should immediately notify The City of Attalla Engineering Department.

James E. Watts and Sons Contractors, Inc.

P.O. Box 305

Gadsden, AL 35902

November 5, 12, 19 and 26, 2021

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NOTICE OF COMPLETION

In accordance with Chapter1, Title 39, Code of Alabama, 1975, notice is hereby given that James E. Watts and Sons Contractors, Inc., contractor, has completed the Contract for the Wildhaven Circle Drainage Improvements for the City of Gadsden, Owner(s), and have made request for final settlement of said Contract. All persons having any claim for labor, materials, or otherwise in connection with this project should immediately notify The City of Gadsden Engineering Department.

James E. Watts and Sons Contractors, Inc.

P.O. Box 305

Gadsden, AL 35902

November 5, 12, 19 and 26, 2021

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NOTICE OFCOMPLETION

In accordance with Chapter1, Title 39, Code of Alabama, 1975, notice is hereby given that James E. Watts and Sons Contractors, Inc., contractor, has completed the Contract for the Asphalt Patching Project for the City of Gadsden, Owner(s), and have made request for final settlement of said Contract. All persons having any claim for labor, materials, or otherwise in connection with this project should immediately notify The City of Gadsden Engineering Department.

James E. Watts & Sons Contractors, Inc.

PO Box 305

Gadsden, AL 35902

November 26,

December 3, 10 and 17, 2021

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CFORM OF ADVERTISEMENT FOR COMPLETION

LEGAL NOTICE

In accordance with Chapter 1, Title 39, code of Alabama 1975, notice is hereby  given that Coomes Maintenance, contractor, has completed the Contract for  Public Works 21-15 Naylor Hall Interior Painting at the WALLACE DRIVE CAMPUS for Gadsden State Community College, Gadsden, Alabama for the State of  Alabama and the (County) of Etowah, Gadsden, Owner(s), and have made request  for final settlement of said Contract. All persons having any claims on for labor, materials, or otherwise in connection with this project should immediately notify:  Kevin McFry, Dean of Financial and Administrative Services, Gadsden State Community College, PO Box 227, Gadsden, AL 35902.

November 26, 2021

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LEGAL NOTICE

The following units will be auctioned or otherwise disposed of on December 9, 2021 beginning at 9:00 AM on the premises of STOCK IT & LOCK IT mini storage located at 3403 Rainbow Parkway, Rainbow City 35906.

Dana Chandler  – Unit 197-14

Sydney Grant  – Unit 130-E

Eboni Marbury – Unit 476-N

Patricia Prater  – Unit 37-B

Becky Watson  – Unit 163-F

Stock it & Lock it

3403 Rainbow Parkway

Rainbow City, AL. 35906

November 19 and 26, 2021

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LEGAL NOTICE

The following storage units will be auctioned on DECEMBER 9, 2021 beginning at 10:00am on the business premises of Southtowne Mini Warehouses.  Southtowne is located at 199 Woodland Drive, off of Steele Station Road in Rainbow City, Alabama.

Jessica Simpson – Unit 152

Miasia Hernasdez – Unit 242

Raven Cruz – Unit 183

Shunavon Butler – Unit 499

Thomas McRae – Unit 550

Jeremiah Estes – Unit 619

Nick Sanford – Unit K-4

Southtowne Mini Warehouse

199 Woodland Drive

Rainbow City, AL. 35906

November 26 and December 3, 2021

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NOTICE OF SALE

Notice is hereby given that the contents of the following storage building will be sold b Off Campus Storage on December 3, 2021 at 10:00 AM at 474 George Wallace Drive, Gadsden, AL. 35903

Shannon Wolfe – #38

Kimberly Carter  – # 161&173

November 26 and December 3, 2021

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle (s) on 12/31/2021.

2009 Toyota Camry  – VIN: 4T1BE 46K39U373996

2003 Honda Accord  – VIN: 1HGCM66503A064921

2004 Infiniti I35  – VIN: JNKDA31A84T204328

2016 Kia Forte  – VIN: KNAFK 4A60G5597725

2015 Kia Rio  – VIN: KNADM4A36F6452057

ER Towing & Recovery

1733 Forrest Ave

Gadsden, AL 35901

(256) 547-1549

November 19 and 26, 2021

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle (s) on 01/07/2022

2004 Suzuki GSX-R600K  – VIN: JSGN7CA242112316

ER Towing & Recovery

1733 Forrest Ave

Gadsden, AL 35901

(256) 547-1549

November 26 and December 3, 2021

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle (s) on 12/31/2021.

2012 Nissan Versa  – VIN: 3N1BC1CP3CK261718

Matt’s Towing

2000 Hickory Street

Gadsden, AL 35904

(256) 485-8755

November 26 and December 3, 2021

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle (s) on 12/31/2021

1999 Acura 3.2L  – VIN: 19UUA564 0XA012029

2006 Nissan Sentra  – VIN: 3N1CB51D26K488811

2012 Chevrolet Malibu  – VIN: 1G1ZC5E 08CF210134

2004 Honda Accord  – VIN: 1HGCM56824A027729

2007 Toyota Sienna  – VIN: 5TDZK23C17S075204

2019 Hyundai Elantra  – VIN: 5NPD84LF9KH417690

Thacker Towing & Recovery

927 5th Avenue NE

Attalla, AL 35954

(256) 546-9994

November 26 and December 3, 2021

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