Legals for 12/2/2022 – 12/8/2022

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MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

Default having being made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage dated November 10, 2015 executed by Ronnie K. Dennis and Julie A. Dennis, husband and wife, in favor of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. solely as nominee for Trustmark National Bank, said Mortgage being recorded November 10, 2015, in Inst. Number 3426237, in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama; having later been assigned to Trustmark National Bank by instrument recorded in Inst. No. 3541570, in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama. Said default continues and notice is hereby given that the undersigned, Trustmark National 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 at the main entrance to the County Courthouse, Etowah County, Alabama on 12/27/2022, during the legal hours of sale, the following described real estate situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:     

Lot One (1), Block Two (2), of Noccalula Highlands Addition, according to the plat or map thereof as the same appears of record in Plat Book “F”, page 67, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama.

For informational purposes only, the property address is: 205 Hinds Road, Gadsden, AL 35904. Any property address provided is not part of the legal description of the property sold herein and in the event of any discrepancy, the legal description referenced herein shall control.

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, 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.

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

This sale is made for the purpose of paying the indebtedness secured by mortgage as well as the expenses of foreclosure, including a reasonable attorney’s fees and other purposes set out in said mortgage.

Trustmark National Bank

Paul K. Lavelle, Esq.

Attorney for Mortgagee

Spina, & Lavelle, P.C.

One Perimeter Park South-Suite 400N

Birmingham, Alabama 35243

(205) 298-1800

40-FC-22-01157

November 18, 25 and December 2, 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 Mark A. Boren and Vicky L. Boren, husband and wife, to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as Mortgagee, as nominee for Peoples Independent Bank, its successors and assigns, on July 6, 2018, said mortgage being recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, on July 17, 2018, as Document Number 3470809. FirstBank, 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 4, 2023, during the legal hours of sale, the following described real estate, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

All that certain lot or parcel of land situate in the County of Etowah, State of Alabama, and being more particularly described as follows:

Lots Six (6) and Seven (7) in Berkley Hills Subdivision, Second Addition, according to the map thereof recorded in Plat Book “J”, Page 40, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, and lying and being in Southside, Etowah County, Alabama.

Also: Begin at an existing pinch pipe marking the SW corner of Lot 5, Berkley Hills Subdivision, 2nd Addition, as recorded in Plat Book “J”, Page 40 Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, and run North 90 deg East along the South line of Lot 5 a distance of 243.19 feet to an iron pin set (1/2” rebar with cap stamped JBW&T, Inc., CA-0046LS) marking the SE corner of Lot 5; thence run North 09 deg 19’00” West along the East line of Lot 5 a distance of 33.00 feet to an iron pin set; thence run South 82 deg 12’14” West a distance of 240.07 feet to the point of beginning, said parcel of land being a portion of Lot 5, Berkley Hills Subdivision, 2nd Addition, as recorded in Plat Book “J”, Page 40, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama; lying and being in Southside, Etowah County, Alabama, containing 0.09 acres, more or less.

More commonly known as: 3302 Berkley Hills Drive East, Southside, AL 35907

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.

FirstBank (“Transferee”)

Halliday, Watkins & Mann, P.C.

244 Inverness Center Drive

Birmingham, AL 35242

Phone: (801) 355-2886

November 25, December 2 and 9, 2022

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE

Whereas, default has been made in the mortgage executed on the 4TH of December, 2018, by LONNIE EZELL and wife HATTIE M. SNYDER-EZELL, as mortgagors in favor of SHELBY E. COCHRAN as mortgages, as recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, in instrument number 3477017, and said default continuing the mortgagee, under power of sale contained in said mortgage will sell at auction for cash to the highest bidder at the front doors of the Etowah County Courthouse in Gadsden, Alabama, during legal hours of sale on the 28th day of December, 2022, the following described real estate embraced in said mortgage, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

Lot One (1), in Block Number Four (4) of Mary k. Foster Heirs, as recorded in Plat Book A, Page 314 Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, STREET ADDRESS 721 S. 10th Street, Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.

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

Mortgagee reserves the right to bid on the subject property.  Said PROPERTY WILL BE SOLD ON AN AS IS, WHERE IS BASIS, SAID PROPERTY WILL BE SOLD WITHOUT WARRANTY 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.  Property also will be sold subject to unpaid taxes, easements, or assessments whether of record or not. 

Luther Dickie Abel

Attorney for Shelby E. Cochran

408 South 4th Street

Gadsden, AL. 35901

December 2, 9 and 16, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Gary Brent Stanfield was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/18/2022 to the Estate of Frances Fowler Stanfield, 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 18, 25 and December 2, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Cynthia Ragland was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/25/2022 to the Estate of William Henry Palmore, 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 18, 25 and December 2, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Linda Lois Foster was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/18/2022 to the Estate of Charles Alton Foster, 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 18, 25 and December 2, 2022

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FILE

CLAIMS

Terri Lisa Bynum was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/28/2022 to the Estate of Edward Bynum, 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 18, 25 and December 2, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Paula Yeats West, Jane Yeats Higgins, and Pamela Yeats Bottoms  was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/18/2022 to the Estate of Marie Skelton Yeats, 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 18, 25 and December 2, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Dayton Ray Vann was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 11/03/2022 to the Estate of Flora Lorine Wells Vann, 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 18, 25 and December 2, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Jerry Howell was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/24/2022 to the Estate of Gloria Josephine Cocco Bodine, 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 18, 25 and December 2, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Cynthia Horton was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/25/2022 to the Estate of Secunda Huff Horton, 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 18, 25 and December 2, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Dawnia Kathleen Stanfield was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/25/2022 to the Estate of Peggy Ann Stanfield, 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 18, 25 and December 2, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Juana Gonzalez Estes was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/28/2022 to the Estate of Frances Edward Estes, 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 18, 25 and December 2, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Connie Rollins Kellett was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/27/2022 to the Estate of Calvin V. Rollins, 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 18, 25 and December 2, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Michael Whisenant was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 11/03/2022 over the Estate of Charles Edward Whisenant, 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 18, 25 and December 2, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Whitney Caroline Hopper was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/19/2022 over the Estate of Regina C. Hopper, 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 18, 25 and December 2, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Brianna Lowe was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 11/10/2022 to the Estate of David Trottier, 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 25, December 2 and 9, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Tracy Darlene Beard Felton was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 11/16/2022 over the Estate of Sarah M. Beard, 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 25, December 2 and 9, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Robin Moody was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 11/07/2022 over the Estate of Guy Victor Solley, 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 25, December 2 and 9, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Michelle Helm was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 11/04/2022 over the Estate of Mariah Brooke Helm, 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 25, December 2 and 9, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Ernest Calloway, III. was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 11/03/2022 over the Estate of Ernest Calloway, Jr., 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 25, December 2 and 9, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Leigh Behrens Koon and Jonathan August Behrens was/were appointed Co-Personal Representative(s) on 11/02/2022 to the Estate of Melissa H. Behrens a/k/a Melissa Louise Behrens, 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 25, December 2 and 9, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Ila Burton was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 11/02/2022 to the Estate of Harold L. Burton, 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 25, December 2 and 9, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Keith Davenport was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 11/09/2022 to the Estate of Judy Nell Davenport, 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 25, December 2 and 9, 2022

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NOTICE TO FILE

CLAIMS

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE:  THE ESTATE OF BILLY GALE LANKFORD, DECEASED

CASE NO:  S-12274

Take notice that Letters of Testamentary having been granted to AUGUSTINA MARIE HERRING and HEATHER RENEE STATON, as co-Personal Representatives of the Estate of BILLY GALE LANKFORD, deceased, on the 10th day of November 2022, by this Court. 

Notice is hereby given that all persons having claims against said estate are hereby required the same within the time allowed by law, or in the same will be barred. 

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

November 25, December 2 and 9, 2022

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PUBLICATION NOTICE

IN THE PROBATE COURT ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF CAROLYN A. WADE, DECEASED.

CASE NO: S-12267

TO: The unknown heirs at law and next of kin of Carolyn A. Wade, deceased

YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that there has been filed in this Court an instrument purporting to be the Last Will and Testament of Carolyn A. Wade, deceased, and a petition in writing and under oath praying for the admission to probate and record in this Court of said instrument as the true Last Will and Testament of said decedent.

You are FURTHER NOTIFIED to be and appear before this Court on the 30th day of January, 2023, at 11.00 o’clock a. m., when said petition will be heard and to show cause, if any you may have, why the instrument filed with said petition and purporting to be the Last Will and Testament of Carolyn A. Wade, deceased, should not be admitted to probate and record in this Court as the true Last Will and Testament of said decedent.

This the 15th day of November 2022

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

November 18, 25 and December 2, 2022

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NOTICE OF ESTATE

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF BOBBY GENE KENNEDY, DECEASED

CASE NO: S-12279

A Petition for Summary Distribution of the Estate of Bobby Gene Kennedy, Deceased, having been submitted to the Honorable Scott W. Hassell, Judge of Probate, by Petitioner, Joyce Woodham Kennedy, on the 16th day of November 2022; Notice is hereby given that all persons contesting said Petition shall file a response thereto with the Judge of Probate, Etowah County, within 30 days of the date of this publication.

Done this the 23 day of November, 2022

Scott W. Hassell

JUDGE OF PROBATE

December 2, 2022

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NOTICE OF ESTATE

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF MONICA LASHAE MILLIRONS, DECEASED

CASE NO: S-12268

A Petition for Summary Distribution of the Estate of Monica Lashae Millirons, Deceased, having been submitted to the Honorable Scott W. Hassell, Judge of Probate, by Petitioner, Joshua Lee Millirons, on the 9th day of November, 2022; Notice is hereby given that all persons contesting said Petition shall file a response thereto with the Judge of Probate, Etowah County, within 30 days of the date of this publication.

Done this the 28 day of November 2022.

Scott W. Hassell

JUDGE OF PROBATE

December 2, 2022

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NOTICE OF PETITION FOR LETTERS OF GUARDIANSHIP AND PETITION FOR LETTERS OF CONSERVATORSHIP

Notice to:  Any unknown family members, whose whereabouts are unknown

You will take notice that a Petition for Letters of Guardianship for the person of Deborah Sjoberg and a Petition for Letters of Conservatorship over the estate of Deborah Sjoberg was filed by Gadsden Regional Medical Center on the 22nd day of November 2022.

A hearing on the Petition for Letters of Guardianship and Petition for Letters of Conservatorship is set on the 3rd day of January 2023, at 2:00 o’clock p.m., in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama, 35901.

December 2, 9, and 16, 2022

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NOTICE OF PETITION FOR FINAL SETTLEMENT

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

In Re: The Estate of WILLIAM T. YARBROUGH, Deceased

Case No.: S-11767

Notice to:

Gaynell Knight, 609 Pinedale Drive, Bessemer, Alabama 35022

Bobbie Perry, 408 Carrie Avenue, Tarrant City, Alabama 36217

Steve Yarbrough, 689 Boat Landing Road, Oneonta, Alabama 35121

Ernest Vardaman, 7424 Emerald Drive, Manassas, Virginia 20109

Stacy Smith, 702 White Street, Geneva, Alabama 36340

Kenneth John Nelson, Jr., DC A60014, NWFRC Annex, 4455 San Mitchell Drive Chipley, Florida 32428

Gary Bice, 8728 Emerald Lake Drive, West, Pinson, Alabama 35126

Lori Hall, 1604 Elkwood Drive, Fultondale, Alabama 35068

Wendy Lyles, 1443 Acorn Way, East, Mount Olive, Alabama 35117

Rodney Berry, whose whereabouts are unknown

Patricia Grissom, whereabouts are unknown

Unknown heirs, whose whereabouts are unknown

You will take notice that a Petition for Final Settlement has been filed by June Ford Lay in the matter of the Estate of William T. Yarbrough. This matter is set to be heard on the 30th day of January 2023, at 10:30 o’clock A.M. before the Honorable

Scott W. Hassell, Judge of Probate, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

Scott W. Hassell

JUDGE OF PROBATE

December 2, 9 and 16, 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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NOTICE OF CIVIL ACTION TO QUIET TITLE TO REAL PROPERTY

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CITY OF RAINBOW CITY, ALABAMA,

PLAINTIFF

V.

CV-2022-110

A PARCEL OF LAND DESCRIBED AS

FOLLOWS:

LOT NUMBER FIFTY-SIX (56) IN HORIZON

PLACE, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR

PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT

BOOK “J”, PAGE 18, PROBATE OFFICE,

ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA AND

LYING AND BEING IN RAINBOW CITY,

ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA;

and

JANUEE WILKES, deceased, her unknown heirs and successors; SANDRA BARRON; PAM ELLER; ALABAMA MEDICAID AGENCY; INCLUDING ANY HEIRS OR DEVISEES OF THE SAME AND THOSE WHOSE ADDRESSES ARE UNKNOWN AND ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES, including any persons claiming any present interest therein and including any persons claiming any future, contingent, reversionary, remainder, or other interest therein, who may claim any interest in the above described property,

DEFENDANTS.

NOTICE ISSUED TO THE FOLLOWING DEFENDANTS: Januee Wilkes, deceased, her unknown heirs and successors, Sandra Barron and her unknown heirs and devisees, if deceased, Pam Eller and her unknown heirs and devisees, if deceased, any and all unknown parties, including any persons claiming any present interest therein and including any persons claiming any future contingent, reversionary, reminder, or other interest therein, who may claim any interest in the above described real property:

LOT NUMBER FIFTY-SIX (56) IN HORIZON PLACE, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK “J”, PAGE 18, PROBATE OFFICE, ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA AND LYING AND BEING IN RAINBOW CITY, ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA.

Please take notice that the City of Rainbow City, Alabama has filed an action in the Circuit Court of Etowah County seeking to quiet title to the above described property.  The above named defendants, whose whereabouts are unknown, must answer said Complaint on or before January 15, 2023, or thereafter a judgment by default may be rendered against the said Defendants in Etowah County Circuit Court Case Number CV-2022-110.

Done this 1st day of December2022.

CASSANDRA “SAM” JOHNSON,

Clerk of the Court

J. Lance Smith

TURNBACH, WARREN, RICE, LLOYD,

FREDERICK & SMITH,  P.C.

ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF

P. O. Box 129

Gadsden, Alabama 35902-0129

December 2, 9, 16 and 23, 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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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 FILING OF PETITION FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION

IN THE PROBATE COURT FOR ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE: CHARLES LEE THOMAS, deceased

CASE No. S – 11862

To: Tiffini Thomas, daughter of Charles Lee Thomas

Address Unknown

NOTICE OF FILING OF PETITION FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION

On the 1st day of June, 2022, a Petition for Letters of Administration was filed in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama by Sophia Thomas, as Petitioner, and that the 4th day of

January 2023, at 10:30 o’clock a.m., has been appointed as the day for hearing said petition, at

which time you may appear and contest the same, if you deem it proper to do so.

Given under my hand and seal of the Court this 16th day of November 2022.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

November 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 MINOR NAME CHANGE HEARING

PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY CASE NO. S-12271

To: THE UNKNOWN FATHER of C.B.G., a minor. Please take note that a petition to change the name of the above named minor child, who was born to Erin Elizabeth Knowles on or about the 18th day of February, 2011, has been filed in said Court. All persons interested may appear at said hearing set for January 30, 2023 at 10:00 a.m., and contest the said Petition if they think proper.

SCOTT W. HASSELL

JUDGE OF PROBATE

November 25, December 2, 9 and 16, 2022

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RESOLUTION NO. R-315-22

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                       

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

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 and ordered its abatement; and

Whereas, as required by the City Code, notice of a public hearing has been given to The Estate of ROBERT GEORGE, 107 OAKLEIGH DRIVE, GADSDEN, AL, heirs listed as follows: JESSE GEORGE, 505 KEELING ROAD, GADSDEN, AL, BOBBY RAY GEORGE, 402 CAROLYN LANE, GADSDEN, AL, CYNTHIA CASH, 107 OAKLEIGH DRIVE, GADSDEN, AL, SHARON FIELDS, 681 S. 14TH STREET, GADSDEN, ALABAMA, KENNETH GEORGE, 116 CAROLYN LANE, GADSDEN, AL, ANGELA MILLER, JAMES GEORGE, 2000 EWING AVENUE, GADSDEN, AL, LABRETTA ERVIN, 705 LAY STREET, GADSDEN, AL,  CYNTHIA CASH & ETALS, 107 OAKLEIGH DRIVE, GADSDEN, AL, P.O. BOX 39523, BIRMINGHAM, 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 22, 2022.                             

Iva Nelson, City Clerk   

December 2, 2022

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RESOLUTION NO. R-316-22

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                       

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

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 and ordered its abatement; and

Whereas, as required by the City Code, notice of a public hearing has been given to ASHLEY J. BAKER, 110 COVE CREEK ROAD, RAINBOW CITY, AL, 1806 MT. ZION AVENUE, GADSDEN, AL, subject to a mortgage in favor of JOHN BAKER and CAROL BAKER, 110 COVE CREEK ROAD, 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 22, 2022.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk   

December 2, 2022

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RESOLUTIONNO. R-317-22

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                      

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

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 of August, 1961 and recorded in Book “820”, Page 199, Probate Office, and 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 and ordered its abatement; and

Whereas, as required by the City Code, notice of a public hearing has been 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, AL, subject to the legal and equitable claims of the ALABAMA MEDICAID AGENCY, 501 DEXTER AVENUE, MONTGOMERY, AL, subject to a mortgage in favor of WELLS FARGO FINANCIAL ALABAMA, INC., 206 8TH STREET, DES MOINES, IA.

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 22, 2022.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk   

December 2, 2022

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to ODELL SMOOT, 502 HENRY STREET, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35901, 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 13, 2022 at 11:00 a.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located 502 HENRY STREET in District 3 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Number eight (8) in Block Number one (1) in the Riley Addition, according to the map thereof recorded in Deed Record “H-H”, Page 555, in the Office of the Judge of Probate, Etowah County, and lying and being in 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            

December 2, 2022         

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to NICHOLE JACKSON CLARK, ROBERT JEAN RANSAW, SR. and ROBERT JEAN RANSAW, JR., 7340 RICHMOND ROAD, OAKWOOD VILLAGE, OHIO 44146, 2810 RAILROAD AVE, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35904, ELISTER RANSAW and NICHOLE JACKSON CLARK, 7340 RICHMOND ROAD, OAKWOOD VILLAGE, OHIO 44146, 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 13, 2022 at 11:00 a.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located 2810 RAILROAD AVENUE (County records list address as 2810 S RAILROAD AVENUE) in District 6 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Number One Hundred Fourteen (114) in the Shahan and Walshe Central Alabama City Addition according to the map thereof recorded in Plat Book “B”, Pages 184 and 185, Probate Office,, and 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       

December 2, 2022              

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to MADILLE PROPERTIES, LLC, 111 S. 10TH STREET, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35901, 3320 MADISON AVENUE, 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 13, 2022 at 11:00 a.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located 3320 MADISON AVENUE in District 6 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Number Eleven (11) in Block Number Five (5) in the Homewood Addition according to the map thereof recorded in Plat Book “C”, Page 218, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, and lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, subject to any Easement and Restrictions of record, and being one in the same property described in that certain mortgage foreclosure deed recorded in Book “1864”, Page 193, in the Probate office of 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        

December 2, 2022                                                                                                                                      

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JOB COMPLETION

FORM OF ADVERTISEMENT FOR COMPLETION LEGAL NOTICE In accordance with Chapter 1, Title 39, Code of Alabama, 1975, notice is hereby given that Alabama Grading & Excavation, LLC, has completed the Street Resurfacing on Leigh Avenue, Fourth Street, Plainview Drive, Cornelia Drive and Blue Creek Road located at Hokes Bluff, AL for the City of Hokes Bluff, 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 Adam Lea, PE, Ladd Environmental Consultants, Inc at 1207 Chitwood Avenue SE, Ft Payne, AL 35968-1609 by December 16th, 2022.

November 18, 25,

December 2 and 9, 2022

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JOB COMPLETION

FORM OF ADVERTISEMENT FOR COMPLETION LEGAL NOTICE In accordance with Chapter 1, Title 39, Code of Alabama, 1975, notice is hereby given that Alabama Grading & Excavation, LLC, has completed the I-59 Crossing and Pineview Main Replacement located at Attalla, AL for The Water Works Board of the 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 James G Chitwood, PE, Canyon Engineering, 404 1st Street E, Fort Payne, AL 35967 by December 16th, 2022.

November 18, 25, December 2and 9, 2022

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LEGAL NOTICE

The following units will be auctioned or otherwise disposed of on December 13, beginning at 9:00 A.M. on the premises of Stock It & Lock it mini storage located at 3403 Rainbow Parkway, Rainbow City, AL. 35906

Alphonza Bothwell  – Unit 71-C

Tonia Goodwin  – Unit 186-G

Robin Prestige  – Unit 10-A, 472-N and 481-N

Stock It and Lock It Mini Storage

3403 Rainbow Parkway

Rainbow City, AL. 35906

December 2 and 9, 2022

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LEGAL NOTICE

The following units will be auctioned or otherwise disposed of on December 13, beginning at 9:00 A.M. on the premises of 77 Storage located at 2800 Forestdale Road, Southside, Al. 35907.

David McWhorter – Unit B13

77 Storage

2800 Forestdale Road

Southside, AL 35907

December 2 and 9, 2022

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION OF ABANDONED VEHICLES

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

2005 MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS – VIN:  2MEFM75W45X660926

2005 NISSAN MAXIMA – VIN:  1N4BA4 1E35C837716

2013 HYUNDAI VELOSTER – VIN: KMHTC6AD5DU167949

The public auction will be held at Kelton Wrecker LLC located at 1625 Forrest Ave Gadsden AL 35901 at 8:00 AM on 12/31/2022. The seller shall have a right to reject any bid that is unreasonably low and may postpone the public auction until another time and place. In addition, the seller expressly reserves the right to bid and purchase at the public auction.

November 25 and December 2, 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

2014 Honda Accord  – VIN: 1HGCR2F 59EA225716

Thacker Towing

927 5th Ave NE

Attalla, AL 35954

(256) 546-9994

December 2 and 9, 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 01/06/2023.

2007 Dodge Charger – VIN:  2B3KA43 G57H754346

A&J Towing LLC

412 Hastings Street

Gadsden, AL. 35904

December 2 and 9, 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 01/06/2023.

2008 Lincoln MKZ  – VIN: 3LNHM26T78R634563

Tommy Tows

3403 Forrest Ave

Gadsden, AL 35904

(256) 490-3715

December 2 and 9, 2022

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