Legals for 2/03/2023 – 2/09/2023

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MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE.

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage executed by Pamela J. Thompson, an unmarried woman, originally in favor of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. acting solely as nominee for Watermark Financial Partners Inc., on April 18, 2005, said mortgage recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, in Doc Number M-2005-1721 having been modified in Instrument Number 3537993; the undersigned MidFirst Bank, as Mortgagee/Transferee, 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 Courthouse at Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, on March 15, 2023, during the legal hours of sale, all of its rights, title, and interest in and to the following described real estate, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit: Lots Number 48, 49 and 50 in Block “A” of Druid Park, as recorded in Plat Book “F”, page 343, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama.. Property street address for informational purposes: 4102 Wright Circle , Rainbow City, AL 35906. THIS PROPERTY WILL BE SOLD ON AN “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 a part of the foreclosure process. This sale is made for the purpose of paying the indebtedness secured by said mortgage, as well as the expenses of foreclosure. The successful bidder must tender a non-refundable deposit of Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00) in certified funds made payable to Tiffany & Bosco, P.A. at the time and place of the sale. The balance of the purchase price plus any deed recording costs and transfer taxes must be paid in certified funds by noon the next business day at the Law Office of Tiffany & Bosco, P.A. at the address indicated below.

Tiffany & Bosco, P.A. reserves the right to award the bid to the next highest bidder should the highest bidder fail to timely tender the total amount due. The Mortgagee/Transferee reserves the right to bid for and purchase the real estate and to credit its purchase price against the expenses of sale and the indebtedness secured by the real estate. This sale is subject to postponement or cancellation.

MidFirst Bank, (“Transferee”) Tiffany & Bosco, P.A.,

2501 20th Place South, Suite 300,

Homewood, AL 35223

www.tblaw.com

TB File Number: 23-00319

January 20, 27 and February 3, 2023

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MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mort-gage executed by Tony V. Spear and Debra E. Spear to CitiFinancial Corporation, dated October 29, 1999 said mortgage recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, in Book 1999, Page 306. Said mortgage was subsequently sold, assigned and transferred to Nationstar Mortgage LLC. Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the undersigned, Nationstar Mortgage LLC, will sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, in front of the main entrance of the Courthouse in Etowah County, Alabama on March 7, 2023, during the legal hours of sale, all of its right, title, and interest in and to the following describe real estate situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

BEGIN AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LOT NINE (9), BLOCK SIX (6) OF T.R. RALEY’S SECOND ADDITION TO EAST GADSDEN; THENCE NORTH AND ALONG SAID LOT, 70 FEET; THENCE DE-FLECT LEFT FOR A DISTANCE OF 69.15 FEET TO A POINT IN THE NORTH LINE OF SAID LOT 9, WHICH IS 9.42 FEET WEST OF THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SAID LOT; THENCE WEST AND ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF LOT 9, 8, 7 AND AN EXTENSION THEREOF, 81.38 FEET TO THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 61 IN BLOCK 2; THENCE SOUTH AND ALONG THE EAST LINE OF SAID LOT 61 TO THE SOUTHEAST CORNER THEREOF, WHICH POINT IS ALSO IN THE NORTH LINE OF RALEY STREET; THENCE EAST AND ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF RALEY STREET, 90.8 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, AND EMBRACING ALL OF LOTS SEVEN (7) AND EIGHT (8), A PORTION OF LOT NINE (9), ALL IN BLOCK SIX (6) AND A 15 FOOT UNPLATTED STRIP LYING IMMEDIATELY WEST AND ADJOINING LOT SEVEN (7) AS SHOWN BY THE MAP OR T.R. RALEY’S SECOND ADDITION TO EAST GADSDEN, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK “D”, PAGE 223, IN THE PROBATE OFFICE OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA, AND LYING AND BEING IN GADSDEN, ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA. Property Street Address for Informational Purposes: 1202 Raley St Gadsden AL 35903 Said property will be sold “AS IS”. NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, IS MADE AS TO THE TITLE OF SAID PROPERTY. Said property is subject to any title deficiencies including but not limited to: any outstanding ad valorem taxes – including taxes which are a lien but not yet due and payable, any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, any assessments liens, encumbrances, zoning ordinances, restrictions, covenants, and matters of record superior to the Mortgage first set out above. Said property will be sold subject to the right of redemption of all parties entitled thereto. The highest bidder must tender a non-refundable deposit of five thousand dollars ($5,000) in certified funds at the time and place of sale. The highest bidder must tender the remainder to the ALAW Law office withing 24 hours of the sale. Should the winning bidder fail to tender the total amount due within 24 hours, ALAW reserves the right to award the sale to the next highest bidder. Alabama law gives some persons who have an interest in property the right to redeem the property under certain circumstances. Programs may also exist that help persons avoid or delay the foreclosure process. An attorney should be consulted to help you understand the rights and programs as a part of the foreclosure process.

This sale will be made for the purpose of paying the same and all expenses of this sale, as provided in said Mortgage and by Alabama law. This sale is subject to postponement or cancellation.

**This is an attempt to collect a debt and any information obtained may be used for that purpose.**

Nationstar Mortgage LLC, Mortgagee or Transferee Jonathan Smothers ALAW

One Independence Plaza, Suite

416 Birmingham, AL 35209

Attorney for Mortgagee/Transferee 22-012534 A-4770910

January 20, 27, and February 3, 2023

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

STATE OF Alabama COUNTY OF ETOWAH

Default having been made of the terms of the loan documents secured by that certain mortgage executed by Aaron Gans And Hali Gans Husband And Wife to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as mortgagee, as nominee for Goldwater Bank, N.A., its successors and assigns dated May 28, 2021; said mortgage being recorded on June 1, 2021, as Instrument No. 3521728 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama. Said Mortgage was last sold, assigned and transferred to WestStar Mortgage Corporation in Instrument 3550509 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama.

The undersigned, WestStar Mortgage Corporation, under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage, will sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the main entrance of the Court House in Etowah County, Alabama during the legal hours of sale (between 11am and 4pm), on the 29th day of March, 2023 the following property, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

Lot Number 44 in Unit 11 of Green Valley Lake Estates, recorded in Plat Book “L”, Page 6, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama.

Said property is commonly known as 6290 Chula Vista Road, Southside, AL 35907.

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

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

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

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

WESTSTAR MORTGAGE CORPORATION

as holder of said mortgage

McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC

Two North Twentieth

2 20th Street North, Suite 1000

Birmingham, AL 35203

(800) 275-7171

FT21@mccalla.com

File No. 22-04051AL

www.foreclosurehotline.net

January 27, February 3 and 10, 2023

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NOTICE OF SHERIFF SALE

UNDER AND BY VIRTUE OF CASE #31-DR-2006-095.02

ETOWAH COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT

Against DAVID THOMAS BORDERS and in favor of AMY BORDERS HOLLAND for a judgment issued 4-13-2021 in the amount of $34,660.28, I will proceed to sell on Monday February 27, 2023 at 11:00 A.M. at the Etowah County Courthouse main entrance, 800 Forrest Ave., Gadsden, Alabama to the highest bidder for cash, the following described property of the said:

Description:

Lot Number One (1) in Roe Subdivision Plat 1-35-36 Sec 18 TWP 11S R 8E BK 1274 PG 61

Parcel #12-04-18-0-000-007.004

PPIN 022433

**ALL PROPERTY SOLD SUBJECT TO ANY/ALL MORTGAGES, LEINS, EASEMENTS, AND/OR ENCUMBRANCES. All property located in Etowah County. Purchaser pays cost of advertising and other lawful charges and fees.

Jonathon W. Horton, Sheriff of Etowah County

Mitchell Hill, Chief Deputy

January 27, February 3 and 10, 2023

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NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage dated September 07, 2007, executed by William Ray Avery and wife, Martha Avery to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., to CitiFinancial Corporation, LLC, which mort-gage was recorded on September 10, 2007, in Instrument Number 3278982, 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 March 16, 2023, the following described real estate, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

Lot Number Six (6) in Block G, in Oakleigh Estates, according to the map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book “G”, page 55, Probate Office, 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 Padgett Law Group 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 main office of Padgett Law Group at 6267 Old Water Oak Road, Suite 203, Tallahassee, FL 32312. Padgett Law Group 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

Robert J. Wermuth/jmm

Padgett Law Group

4245 Balmoral Drive SW, Suite 101

Huntsville, AL 35801

Attorney for Transferee

February 3, 10, and 17, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Mark Joseph Howell was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/27/2022 to the Estate of Merrie Beth Howell, 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

January 27, February 3 and 10, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Kelley L. Sims was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/19/2022 to the Estate of Myron Harvey, 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

January 27, February 3 and 10, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Willie Benton Nappier, Jr. was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 01/04/2023 to the Estate of Willie Benton Nappier, 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

January 27, February 3 and 10, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Taylor Paige Lyda Mitchell was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 01/04/2023 over the Estate of William T. Lyda, 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

January 27, February 3 and 10, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Bobby Ray Cosby was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 01/05/2023 to the Estate of Nancy C. Cosby, 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

January 27, February 3 and 10, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Gary Neil Thrower was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/19/2022 over  the Estate of Charlene Jacquline Thrower, 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

January 27, February 3 and 10, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Jacqueline Ann Badgett Blackburn was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/21/2022 to the Estate of Annie B. Badgett, 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

January 27, February 3 and 10, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Timothy Hyatt was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/07/2022 to the Estate of Karen Fortner, 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

January 27, February 3 and 10, 2023

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NOTICE OF HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF:  SANDRA ANDERSON,

ALLEGED INCAPACITATED,

Case #: I-342

TO: Brian Helms and/or Any Relatives of Sandra Anderson

Please take notice that a PETITION FOR LETTERS OF GUARDIANSHIP AND CONSERVATORSHIP

over the above referenced individual alleged to be incapacitated was filed in the Office of the Judge of Probate, and further, that the 8TH day of MARCH 2023 at 2:00p.m. was appointed a day and time for hearing on said Petition, thereof at which time you may appear and support and/or contest the Petition, if you so choose.

DONE THIS THE 19TH DAY OF JANUARY 2023.

Scatt Hassell

PROBATE JUDGE

January 27, February 3 and 10, 2023

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LEGAL NOTICE

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CASE NO: DR-2022-900403.00

DAY SONYA DURANT HEARLD, PLAINTIFF,

VS.

LANGFORD BOBBY JOE, DENFENDANT

MOTION FOR SERVICE BY PUBLICATION filed by Counsel for SONYA DURANT HEARLD DAY is hereby GRANTED.

IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that the Defendant, BOBBY JOE LANGFORD, shall answer the Complaint for Divorce within thirty (30) days from the last date said notice is published in a newspaper or general circulation in Etowah County, Alabama, or, therefore, a judgement by default may be rendered against said Defendant.  It is further ORDERED that this Order and notice shall be published once a week for four (4) successive weeks in THE MESSENGER, a newspaper of general circulation in Etowah County, Alabama.

DONE this 5th day of January 2023

William B. Ogletree

Circuit Judge

Christopher P. Word, Attorney at Law, LLC

Post Office Box 8241

Gadsden, AL 35902

(256)312-9553 Phone

January 13, 20, 27 and February 3, 2023

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NOTICE OF HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF: PATSY BURGESS GRAY,

INCAPACITATED,

CASE # I-305

TO: Any Interested Party

Please take notice that a PETITION TO SELL REAL PROPERTY belonging to the incapacitated individual was filed in the Office of the Judge of Probate, and further, that the 15th day of February 2023 at 2:00 PM was appointed a day and time for hearing on said Petition, thereof at which item you may appear and support and/or contest the Petition, if you so choose.

DONE THIS THE 6th DAY OF JANUARY 2023

Scott W. Hassell

PROBATE JUDGE

January 27, February 3 and 10, 2023

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LEGAL NOTICE

CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY STATE OF ALABAMA

CIVIL ACTION NO.:  CV-2022-900493

ADELAIDA MEJIA VAZQUEZ V. SABINO MEJIA AND A PARCEL OF REAL ESTATE SITUATED IN ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

NOTICE OF IN REM ACTION PURSUANT TO ALABAMA CODE § 6-6-564 AND OTHER CONTROLLING LAW

To:  All individuals and entities that claim any ownership or interest in the real estate described below. 

Take notice that an in rem action has been filed in the Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama, in civil action no.: CV-2022-900493, styled as Adelaida Mejia Vazquez formerly known as Adelaida C. Mejia v. Sabino Mejia; a parcel of real estate in Etowah County, Alabama, described as:  “East portion of Lot Three (3) – Block 18 of Brown Addition to Altoona, Alabama, Etowah County, Alabama.  Commencing at the East corner 120’ in a Westerly direction, thence 85’ in a Northerly direction, thence 120’ in a Easterly direction, thence 100’ in a Southerly direction.”; and fictitious defendants A-C, being those individuals and/or entities that claim any ownership or interest in the subject real estate, whose identities are currently unknown.  Any entity or individual that claims any ownership or interest in said parcel of real estate must file an answer to said action on or before thirty (30) days from the date of the last publication of this notice, or judgment may be entered affecting your ownership and/or interest in said parcel of real estate.

Your answer must be filed with the undersigned Circuit Court Clerk and copied to Bradley W. Cornett, Attorney for Plaintiff, 140 South 9th Street, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

Done this the 17 day of January 2023

Cassandra Johnson,

Circuit Court Clerk of Etowah County, Alabama

801 Forrest Avenue, Suite 202

Gadsden, AL. 35901

January 27, February 3, 10 and 17, 2023

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NOTICE OF PUBLICATION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

ADRIAN RAGLAND, PLAINTIFF,

VS.

MARY ALICIA REIO, DEFENDANT.

CASE NO.: CV-2022-000047

MARY ALICIA REIO is hereby notified that Adrian Ragland, has filed a Complaint in the Circuit Court for Etowah County, Alabama, dated May 19, 2022. The style of said action being identified as CV-2022-000047. The above named person, entities and all other persons or entities, known or unknown, are hereby notified that they must file an answer to said complaint in the identified civil action thirty (30) days from the date of the last publication of this Notice listed at the bottom of this notice or thereafter, a judgment by default may be rendered against them in said Civil Action No. CV-2022-000047.

Dated: November 16, 2022

Cassandra Johnson

Clerk, Etowah County Circuit Court

F. Michael Haney

Attorney for Plaintiff

P. O. Drawer 287

Gadsden, Alabama 35902-0287

(256) 546-1656

January 27, February 3, 10 and 17, 2023

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NOTICE OF PUBLICATION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

SAAD MIKE FAISAL, PLAINTIFF,                                                                                                          

VS.                                                                         

CASE NO. CV-2022-900276                                                                

CHRIS WALKER, Individually and                   

D/B/A as LEGACY RENTAL AND SERVICE, LLC, DEFENDANT                                                                          

Notice to:  CHRIS WALKER and LEGACY RENTAL AND SERVICE, LLC

Whose Addresses Are Unknown

You will hereby take notice that Saad Mike Faisal filed a Complaint in this case against Chris Walker and Legacy Rental and Service, LLC and service has been attempted at all known addresses of the above. It has been more than thirty days since the filing of the Complaint.

You are hereby notified to file an Answer or pleading to the Complaint within thirty (30) days of the last date of service in The Messenger with the Clerk of the Court, or the Plaintiff will request that a default judgment be entered against you.

Dated this the 24th day of January, 2023, at Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.

Jacob A. Millican

Attorney for Plaintiff

827 Chestnut Street

Gadsden, Al  35901

256-547-2331

Fax:  56-952-3221

jacob@millicanlaw.com

January 27, February 3, 10 and 2023

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NOTICE OF COMPLAINT TO QUIET TITLE

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

Guardian Tax AL, LLC, Plaintiff,

Civil Action no. CV-2022-900302.00

That part of Lot Three (3) in Block Number Nine (9) in Grand Park Addition to Gadsden as described in Exhibit A to Plaintiff’s original Complaint, Parcel 31-15-09-30-0-001-009.000; the unknown Heirs of Elizabeth Garrett,  if any,  and all other persons claiming any present, future, contingent, remainder, reversion, or other interest in said property, Defendants, are hereby notified that Guardian Tax AL, LLC, a Nebraska Limited Liability Company, Plaintiff, has filed in the Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama, a Complaint in the Nature of Ejectment and for Quiet Title. The style of said action being identified as CV-2022-900302.00.  The above named person, entities, and all other persons or entities, known or unknown, are hereby notified that they must file an answer to said complaint in the identified civil action within 30 days of the last date of publication of this Notice, or thereafter, a judgment by default may be rendered against them in Civil Action CV 2022-900422.00

Cassandra Johnson

Circuit Clerk of Etowah County, Alabama

Jeffrey D. Chapman

Attorney for Plaintiff

2163 Highway 31, South, Suite 213

Pelham, AL 35124

(205) 663-1599

January 20, 27, February 3 and 10, 2023

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NOTICE OF FINAL HEARING BY PUBLICATION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

GADSDEN LAND BANK AUTHORITY,

a Public Corporation,

Plaintiff,

v. CIVIL ACTION NO.: CV-2022-00125

JAMES DOWNEY; ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA;  CITY OF GADSDEN; that parcel of real proper-ty located at 509 Hoke Street, Gadsden, Alabama 35903 and having a legal description of: Lot Number Nine (9) in Block Number Forty-five (45) in Residential Subdivision Number Two (2) of Garden City, according to the map or plat thereof as Recorded in Plat Book C, Pages 410-411, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama and lying and being in Gadsden, Alabama, and known as Parcel ID No. 15-01-11-3-000-004.000, PPIN: 30912; and any and all other unknown heirs, claimants or interested parties claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the real estate described herein,

Defendants. 

TO JAMES DOWNEY;  ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA; CITY OF GADSDEN; and any and all other unknown heirs, claimants or interested parties claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the real estate described herein,

TAKE NOTICE that on December 15, 2022, the Gadsden Land Bank Authority filed the above-styled Complaint and the record reflects recorded notice of a pending quiet title and foreclosure action in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama concerning the rights and/or interests in the following real property:

Lot Number Nine (9) in Block Number Forty-five (45) in Residential Subdivision Number Two (2) of Garden City, according to the map or plat thereof as Recorded in Plat Book C, Pages 410-411, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama and lying and being in Gadsden, Alabama.

Property Address:  509 Hoke Street, Gadsden, Alabama 35903

ANY PERSON WITH A PROPERTY INTEREST IN THE ABOVE PROPERTY IS HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT THEY MAY LOSE SUCH INTEREST, IF ANY, AS A RESULT OF THE ABOVE-REFERENCED QUIET TITLE AND FORECLOSURE ACTION. The final hearing on this quiet title and foreclosure action is hereby set for March 1, 2023 at 10:30 a.m. in Judge Sonny Steen’s Courtroom, Etowah County Courthouse, 801 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901. The judgment of the Court may result in title to the property vesting in the Gadsden Land Bank Authority. Any person who proves to the Court’s satisfaction a right to redeem the property pursuant to Alabama Code §§ 40-10-73 (1975) et seq. or Alabama Code §§ 40-10-83 (1975) et seq. may redeem the property pursuant to those statutes within five (5) days after the appropriate Order on Final Hearing is issued. FAILURE TO REDEEM THE PROPERTY AND PRESENT PROOF OF REDEMPTION TO THE CIRCUIT COURT WITHIN THE 5-DAY PERIOD MAY RESULT IN A LOSS OF THE RIGHT OF REDEMPTION.

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

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

Dated this the 9th day of January, 2023.

Cassandra Johnson,

Circuit Clerk

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

200 Chestnut Street,P.O. Box129

Gadsden, AL 35901

Phone: 256-543-3664 Fax: 256-543-3674

January 27, February 3, 10 and 17, 2023

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NOTICE OF FINAL HEARING BY PUBLICATION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

GADSDEN LAND BANK AUTHORITY,

a Public Corporation,

Plaintiff,

v. CIVIL ACTION NO.: CV-2022-00126

VELMA DOWNEY, deceased; JAMES MONROE DOWNEY; PATRICIA ANN DOWNEY MANCUSO; ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA;  CITY OF GADSDEN; that parcel of real property located at 511 Hoke Street, Gadsden, Alabama 35903 and having a legal description of: Lot 10, Block 45, according to Map of Residential Subdivision No. 2, of Garden City, and recorded in the office of the Probate Judge of Etowah County, Alabama, in Plat Book “C”, Pages 410 and 411, together with all buildings and improvements thereon, and known as Parcel ID No. 15-01-11-3-000-003.000, PPIN: 30911; and any and all other unknown heirs, claimants or interested parties claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the real estate described herein,

Defendants.  

TO VELMA DOWNEY; JAMES MONROE DOWNEY; PATRICIA ANN DOWNEY MANCUSO;  ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA; CITY OF GADSDEN; and any and all other unknown heirs, claim-ants or interested parties claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the real estate de-scribed herein,

TAKE NOTICE that on December 15, 2022, the Gadsden Land Bank Authority filed the above-styled Complaint and the record reflects recorded notice of a pending quiet title and foreclosure action in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama concerning the rights and/or interests in the following real property:

Lot 10, Block 45, according to Map of Residential Subdivision No. 2, of Garden City, and recorded in the office of the Probate Judge of Etowah County, Alabama, in Plat Book “C”, Pages 410 and 411, together with all buildings and improvements thereon.

Property Address:  511 Hoke Street, Gadsden, Alabama 35903

ANY PERSON WITH A PROPERTY INTEREST IN THE ABOVE PROPERTY IS HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT THEY MAY LOSE SUCH INTEREST, IF ANY, AS A RESULT OF THE ABOVE-REFERENCED QUIET TITLE AND FORECLOSURE ACTION. The final hearing on this quiet title and foreclosure action is hereby set for March 1, 2023 at 10:30 a.m. in Judge Sonny Steen’s Courtroom, Etowah County Courthouse, 801 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901. The judgment of the Court may result in title to the property vesting in the Gadsden Land Bank Authority. Any person who proves to the Court’s satisfaction a right to redeem the property pursuant to Alabama Code §§ 40-10-73 (1975) et seq. or Alabama Code §§ 40-10-83 (1975) et seq. may redeem the property pursuant to those statutes within five (5) days after the appropriate Order on Final Hearing is issued. FAILURE TO REDEEM THE PROPERTY AND PRESENT PROOF OF REDEMPTION TO THE CIRCUIT COURT WITHIN THE 5-DAY PERIOD MAY RESULT IN A LOSS OF THE RIGHT OF REDEMPTION.

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

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

Dated this the 9th day of January, 2023.

Cassandra Johnson,

Circuit Clerk

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

200 Chestnut Street,P.O. Box129

Gadsden, AL 35901

Phone: 256-543-3664 Fax: 256-543-3674

January 27, February 3, 10 and 17, 2023

_______________

NOTICE OF FINAL HEARING BY PUBLICATION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

GADSDEN LAND BANK AUTHORITY,

a Public Corporation,

Plaintiff,

v. CIVIL ACTION NO.: CV-2022-00127

WALTER D. FOREMAN, deceased; PHILIP BRENT FOREMAN; DONNA CARL DOZIER; MARLA KIM GRIMES; ANTHONY TODD FOREMAN;  ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA;  CITY OF GADSDEN; that parcel of real property located at 610 Polk Street, Gadsden, Alabama 35903 and having a legal description of: Lots Number Twelve (12) and Thirteen (13) in Block Number Eight (8), In East View Addition to East Gadsden, Alabama, according to the map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book “C”, pages 10 and 11, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, and known as Parcel ID No. 15-01-11-1-000-045.000, PPIN: 30393; and any and all other unknown heirs, claimants or interested parties claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the real estate described herein,

Defendants. 

TO WALTER D. FOREMAN, deceased; PHILIP BRENT FOREMAN; DONNA CARL DOZIER; MARLA KIM GRIMES; ANTHONY TODD FOREMAN;  ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA; CITY OF GADSDEN; and any and all other unknown heirs, claimants or interested parties claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the real estate described herein,

TAKE NOTICE that on December 15, 2022, the Gadsden Land Bank Authority filed the above-styled Complaint and the record reflects recorded notice of a pending quiet title and foreclosure action in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama concerning the rights and/or interests in the following real property:

Lots Number Twelve (12) and Thirteen (13) in Block Number Eight (8), In East View Addition to East Gadsden, Alabama, according to the map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book “C”, pages 10 and 11, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.

Property Address:  610 Polk Street, Gadsden, Alabama 35903

ANY PERSON WITH A PROPERTY INTEREST IN THE ABOVE PROPERTY IS HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT THEY MAY LOSE SUCH INTEREST, IF ANY, AS A RESULT OF THE ABOVE-REFERENCED QUIET TITLE AND FORECLOSURE ACTION. The final hearing on this quiet title and foreclosure action is hereby set for March 6, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. in Judge William Ogletree’s Courtroom, Etowah County Courthouse, 801 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901. The judgment of the Court may result in title to the property vesting in the Gadsden Land Bank Authority. Any person who proves to the Court’s satisfaction a right to redeem the property pursuant to Alabama Code §§ 40-10-73 (1975) et seq. or Alabama Code §§ 40-10-83 (1975) et seq. may re-deem the property pursuant to those statutes within five (5) days after the appropriate Order on Final Hearing is issued. FAILURE TO REDEEM THE PROPERTY AND PRESENT PROOF OF REDEMPTION TO THE CIRCUIT COURT WITHIN THE 5-DAY PERIOD MAY RESULT IN A LOSS OF THE RIGHT OF REDEMPTION.

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

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

Dated this the 9th day of January, 2023.

Cassandra Johnson,

Circuit Clerk

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

200 Chestnut Street,P.O. Box129

Gadsden, AL 35901

Phone: 256-543-3664 Fax: 256-543-3674

January 27, February 3, 10 and 17, 2023

_______________

NOTICE OF FINAL HEARING BY PUBLICATION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

GADSDEN LAND BANK AUTHORITY,

a Public Corporation,

Plaintiff,

v. CIVIL ACTION NO.: CV-2022-00128

DEBOARH BARTELS; KIM PARKER D/B/A THE PARKER COMPANY; FIRST FAMILY FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC.; ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA;  CITY OF GADSDEN; that parcel of real property located at 802 Raley Street,  Gadsden, Alabama 35903 and having a legal description of: Lots Numbers 23, 24 and 25 in Block “G” of J. C Sizemore’s First Addition to Oakview Addition, according to the map thereof as recorded in Plat book “C” page 71, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, and known as Parcel ID No. 15-01-11-4-000-084.000, PPIN: 31558; and any and all other unknown heirs, claimants or interested parties claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the real estate described herein,

Defendants. 

TO DEBOARH BARTELS; KIM PARKER D/B/A THE PARKER COMPANY; FIRST FAMILY FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC.;  ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA; CITY OF GADSDEN; and any and all other unknown heirs, claimants or interested parties claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the real estate described herein,

TAKE NOTICE that on December 15, 2022, the Gadsden Land Bank Authority filed the above-styled Complaint and the record reflects recorded notice of a pending quiet title and foreclosure action in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama concerning the rights and/or interests in the following real property:

Lots Numbers 23, 24 and 25 in Block “G” of J. C Sizemore’s First Addition to Oakview Addition, according to the map thereof as recorded in Plat book “C” page 71, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama.

Property Address:  802 Raley Street, Gadsden, Alabama 35903

ANY PERSON WITH A PROPERTY INTEREST IN THE ABOVE PROPERTY IS HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT THEY MAY LOSE SUCH INTEREST, IF ANY, AS A RESULT OF THE ABOVE-REFERENCED QUIET TITLE AND FORECLOSURE ACTION. The final hearing on this quiet title and foreclosure action is hereby set for March 3, 2023 at 9:00 a.m. in George Day’s Courtroom, Etowah County Courthouse, 801 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901. The judgment of the Court may result in title to the property vesting in the Gadsden Land Bank Authority. Any person who proves to the Court’s satisfaction a right to redeem the property pursuant to Alabama Code §§ 40-10-73 (1975) et seq. or Alabama Code §§ 40-10-83 (1975) et seq. may redeem the property pursuant to those statutes within five (5) days after the appropriate Order on Final Hearing is issued. FAILURE TO REDEEM THE PROPERTY AND PRESENT PROOF OF REDEMPTION TO THE CIRCUIT COURT WITHIN THE 5-DAY PERIOD MAY RESULT IN A LOSS OF THE RIGHT OF REDEMPTION.

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

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

Dated this the 24th day of January, 2023.

Cassandra Johnson,

Circuit Clerk

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

200 Chestnut Street,P.O. Box129

Gadsden, AL 35901

Phone: 256-543-3664  Fax: 256-543-3674

January 27, February 3, 10 and 17, 2023

_____________

NOTICE OF FINAL HEARING BY PUBLICATION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

GADSDEN LAND BANK AUTHORITY,

a Public Corporation,

Plaintiff

v. CIVIL ACTION NO.: CV-2022-00129

WILLODEAN G. MAYES if alive whereabouts unknown, if deceased, the heirs, successors and creditors; ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA;  CITY OF GADSDEN; that parcel of real property located at 904 Wilson Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35903 and having a legal description of: Lot Number Six (6) in Block Number Thirty-six (36) Residential Subdivision Number One (1) of Garden City, according to the map thereof as recorded in Plat book “C” pages 408-409, in the Probate Office of Etowah County, Alabama and lying ad being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, together with all improvements located thereon, and known as Parcel ID No. 15-01-11-2-000-287.000, PPIN: 30885; and any and all other unknown heirs, claimants or interested parties claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the real estate described herein,

Defendants.  

TO WILLODEAN G. MAYES;  ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA; CITY OF GADSDEN; and any and all other unknown heirs, claimants or interested parties claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the real estate described herein,

TAKE NOTICE that on December 15, 2022, the Gadsden Land Bank Authority filed the above-styled Complaint and the record reflects recorded notice of a pending quiet title and foreclosure action in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama concerning the rights and/or interests in the following real property:

Lot Number Six (6) in Block Number Thirty-six (36) Residential Subdivision Number One (1) of Garden City, according to the map thereof as recorded in Plat book “C” pages 408-409, in the Probate Office of Etowah County, Alabama and lying ad being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, together with all improvements located thereon.

Property Address:  904 Wilson Street, Gadsden, Alabama 35903

ANY PERSON WITH A PROPERTY INTEREST IN THE ABOVE PROPERTY IS HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT THEY MAY LOSE SUCH INTEREST, IF ANY, AS A RESULT OF THE ABOVE-REFERENCED QUIET TITLE AND FORECLOSURE ACTION. The final hearing on this quiet title and foreclosure action is hereby set for February 21, 2023 at 1:30 p.m. in Judge Cody Robinson’s Courtroom, Etowah County Courthouse, 801 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901. The judgment of the Court may result in title to the property vesting in the Gadsden Land Bank Authority. Any person who proves to the Court’s satisfaction a right to redeem the property pursuant to Alabama Code §§ 40-10-73 (1975) et seq. or Alabama Code §§ 40-10-83 (1975) et seq. may redeem the property pursuant to those statutes within five (5) days after the appropriate Order on Final Hearing is issued. FAILURE TO REDEEM THE PROPERTY AND PRESENT PROOF OF REDEMPTION TO THE CIRCUIT COURT WITHIN THE 5-DAY PERIOD MAY RESULT IN A LOSS OF THE RIGHT OF REDEMPTION.

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

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

Dated this the 24th day of January, 2023.

Cassandra Johnson,

Circuit Clerk

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

200 Chestnut Street,P.O. Box129

Gadsden, AL 35901

Phone:

256-543-3664

Fax: 256-543-3674

January 27, February 3, 10 and 17, 2023

_______________

NOTICE OF FINAL HEARING BY PUBLICATION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

GADSDEN LAND BANK AUTHORITY,

a Public Corporation,

Plaintiff,

v. CIVIL ACTION NO.: CV-2022-00130

CHARLES FOSTER, if alive whereabouts unknown, if deceased, the heirs, successors and creditors; DIONA FOSTER, if alive whereabouts unknown, if deceased, the heirs, successors and creditors; ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA;  CITY OF GADSDEN; that parcel of real property located at 908 Wilson Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35903 and having a legal description of: Lot Number Eight (8) in Block Number Thirty-six (36) in Garden City Residential Subdivision Number One (1) of Garden City, according to the map thereof as recorded in Plat book “C” pages 408-409, in the Probate Office and lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, subject, however to those certain restrictions as recorded in Miscellaneous Record “R”, page 504, in the Probate Office of Etowah County, Alabama, and known as Parcel ID No. 15-01-11-2-000-289.000, PPIN: 30887; and any and all other unknown heirs, claimants or interested parties claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the real estate described herein,

Defendants.  

TO CHARLES FOSTER; DIONA FOSTER;  ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA; CITY OF GADSDEN; and any and all other unknown heirs, claimants or interested parties claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the real estate described herein,

TAKE NOTICE that on December 15, 2022, the Gadsden Land Bank Authority filed the above-styled Complaint and the record reflects recorded notice of a pending quiet title and foreclosure action in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama concerning the rights and/or interests in the following real property:

Lot Number Eight (8) in Block Number Thirty-six (36) in Garden City Residential Subdivision Number One (1) of Garden City, according to the map thereof as recorded in Plat book “C” pages 408-409, in the Probate Office and lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, subject, however to those certain restrictions as recorded in Miscellaneous Record “R”, page 504, in the Probate Office of Etowah County, Alabama.

Property Address:  908 Wilson Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35903

ANY PERSON WITH A PROPERTY INTEREST IN THE ABOVE PROPERTY IS HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT THEY MAY LOSE SUCH INTEREST, IF ANY, AS A RESULT OF THE ABOVE-REFERENCED QUIET TITLE AND FORECLOSURE ACTION. The final hearing on this quiet title and foreclosure action is hereby set for March 1, 2023 at 10:30 a.m. in Judge Sonny Steen’s Courtroom, Etowah County Courthouse, 801 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901. The judgment of the Court may result in title to the property vesting in the Gadsden Land Bank Authority. Any person who proves to the Court’s satisfaction a right to redeem the property pursuant to Alabama Code §§ 40-10-73 (1975) et seq. or Alabama Code §§ 40-10-83 (1975) et seq. may redeem the property pursuant to those statutes within five (5) days after the appropriate Order on Final Hearing is issued. FAILURE TO REDEEM THE PROPERTY AND PRESENT PROOF OF REDEMPTION TO THE CIRCUIT COURT WITHIN THE 5-DAY PERIOD MAY RESULT IN A LOSS OF THE RIGHT OF REDEMPTION.

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

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

Dated this the 9th day of January, 2023

Cassandra Johnson,

Circuit Clerk

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

200 Chestnut Street,P.O. Box129

Gadsden, AL 35901

Phone: 256-543-3664 Fax: 256-543-3674

January 27, February 3, 10 and 17, 2023

_______________

NOTICE OF FINAL HEARING BY PUBLICATION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

GADSDEN LAND BANK AUTHORITY,

a Public Corporation,

Plaintiff,

v.

CIVIL ACTION NO.: CV-2022-00131

HUGH COCHRAN, if alive whereabouts unknown; if deceased, the heirs, successors and creditors; RUTH COCHRAN, if alive whereabouts unknown; if deceased, the heirs, successors and creditors; ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA;  CITY OF GADSDEN; that parcel of real property located at 911 Martin Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35903 and having a legal description of: Lot 18 in Block Number 46 in Garden City Residential Subdivision Number 3, according to the map thereof as recorded in Plat Book “C”, Page 412-413, Probate Office, and lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama,  and known as Parcel ID No. 15-01-11-1-000-250, PPIN: 30318; and any and all other unknown heirs, claimants or interested parties claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the real estate described herein,

Defendants. 

TO HUGH COCHRAN; RUTH COCHRAN;  ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA; CITY OF GADSDEN; and any and all other unknown heirs, claimants or interested parties claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the real estate described herein,

TAKE NOTICE that on December 15, 2022, the Gadsden Land Bank Authority filed the above-styled Complaint and the record reflects recorded notice of a pending quiet title and foreclosure action in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama concerning the rights and/or interests in the following real property:

Lot 18 in Block Number 46 in Garden City Residential Subdivision Number 3, according to the map thereof as recorded in Plat Book “C”, Page 412-413, Probate Office, and lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.

Property Address:  911 Martin Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35903

ANY PERSON WITH A PROPERTY INTEREST IN THE ABOVE PROPERTY IS HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT THEY MAY LOSE SUCH INTEREST, IF ANY, AS A RESULT OF THE ABOVE-REFERENCED QUIET TITLE AND FORECLOSURE ACTION. The final hearing on this quiet title and foreclosure action is hereby set for March 6, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. in Judge William Ogletree’s Courtroom, Etowah County Courthouse, 801 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901. The judgment of the Court may result in title to the property vesting in the Gadsden Land Bank Authority. Any person who proves to the Court’s satisfaction a right to redeem the property pursuant to Alabama Code §§ 40-10-73 (1975) et seq. or Alabama Code §§ 40-10-83 (1975) et seq. may redeem the property pursuant to those statutes within five (5) days after the appropriate Order on Final Hearing is issued. FAILURE TO REDEEM THE PROPERTY AND PRESENT PROOF OF REDEMPTION TO THE CIRCUIT COURT WITHIN THE 5-DAY PERIOD MAY RESULT IN A LOSS OF THE RIGHT OF REDEMPTION.

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

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

Dated this the 9th day of January, 2023.

Cassandra Johnson,

Circuit Clerk

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

200 Chestnut Street,P.O. Box129

Gadsden, AL 35901

Phone: 256-543-3664 Fax: 256-543-3674

January 27, February 3, 10 and 17, 2023

_______________

NOTICE OF FINAL HEARING BY PUBLICATION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

GADSDEN LAND BANK AUTHORITY,

a Public Corporation,

Plaintiff,

v. CIVIL ACTION NO.: CV-2022-00132

LAURA M. EADS WOOD, deceased; NED L. WOOD, if alive whereabouts unknown, if deceased, the heirs, successors and creditors; LAMAR E. WOOD; TINA WOOD; LONA CORBIN; JOEY L. WOOD;  ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA;  CITY OF GADSDEN; that parcel of real property located at 924 Wilson Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35903 and having a legal description of: Lot Number Sixteen (16) in Block Number Thirty-six (36) in Garden City Residential Subdivision Number One (1) f Garden City, according to the map thereof as recorded in Plat book “C” pages 408 and 409, Probate Office of Etowah County, Alabama and lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, and known as Parcel ID No. 15-01-11-2-000-297.000, PPIN: 30895; and any and all other unknown heirs, claimants or interested parties claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the real estate described herein,

Defendants.  

TO LAURA M. EADS WOOD; NED L. WOOD; LAMAR E. WOOD; TINA WOOD; LONA CORBIN; JOEY L. WOOD;  ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA; CITY OF GADSDEN; and any and all other unknown heirs, claimants or interested parties claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the real estate described herein,

TAKE NOTICE that on December 15, 2022, the Gadsden Land Bank Authority filed the above-styled Complaint and the record reflects recorded notice of a pending quiet title and foreclosure action in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama concerning the rights and/or interests in the following real property:

Lot Number Sixteen (16) in Block Number Thirty-six (36) in Garden City Residential Subdivision Number One (1) f Garden City, according to the map thereof as recorded in Plat book “C” pages 408 and 409, Probate Office of Etowah County, Alabama and lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.

Property Address:  924 Wilson Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35903

ANY PERSON WITH A PROPERTY INTEREST IN THE ABOVE PROPERTY IS HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT THEY MAY LOSE SUCH INTEREST, IF ANY, AS A RESULT OF THE ABOVE-REFERENCED QUIET TITLE AND FORECLOSURE ACTION. The final hearing on this quiet title and foreclosure action is hereby set for March 3, 2023 at 9:00 a.m. in George Day’s Courtroom, Etowah County Courthouse, 801 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901. The judgment of the Court may result in title to the property vesting in the Gadsden Land Bank Authority. Any person who proves to the Court’s satisfaction a right to redeem the property pursuant to Alabama Code §§ 40-10-73 (1975) et seq. or Alabama Code §§ 40-10-83 (1975) et seq. may redeem the property pursuant to those statutes within five (5) days after the appropriate Order on Final Hearing is issued. FAILURE TO REDEEM THE PROPERTY AND PRESENT PROOF OF REDEMPTION TO THE CIRCUIT COURT WITHIN THE 5-DAY PERIOD MAY RESULT IN A LOSS OF THE RIGHT OF REDEMPTION.

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

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

Dated this the 24th day of January, 2023.

Cassandra Johnson,

Circuit Clerk

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

200 Chestnut Street,P.O. Box129

Gadsden, AL 35901

Phone: 256-543-3664 Fax: 256-543-3674

January 27, February 3, 10 and 17, 2023

_______________

NOTICE OF FINAL HEARING BY PUBLICATION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

GADSDEN LAND BANK AUTHORITY,

a Public Corporation,

Plaintiff,

v. CIVIL ACTION NO.: CV-2022-00133

RALPH DAVID LIPSCOMB; JUDY REBECCA LIPSCOMB; THOMAS BADDLEY; MORTGAGE INVES-TORS, INC.; ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA;  CITY OF GADSDEN; that parcel of real property located at 931 Wahl Street, Gadsden, Alabama 35903 and having a legal description of: Lot No. Thirteen (13), in Block No. Thirty (30), in Garden City Residential Subdivision No. 1, according to the map recorded in Plat Book “C”, pages 408 and 409, Probate Office of Etowah County, and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, and known as Parcel ID No. 15-01-11-2-000-269.000, PPIN: 30812; and any and all other unknown heirs, claimants or interested parties claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the real estate described herein,

Defendants.  

TO RALPH DAVID LIPSCOMB; JUDY REBECCA LIPSCOMB; THOMAS BADDLEY; MORTGAGE INVESTORS, INC.;  ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA; CITY OF GADSDEN; and any and all other un-known heirs, claimants or interested parties claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the real estate described herein,

TAKE NOTICE that on December 15, 2022, the Gadsden Land Bank Authority filed the above-styled Complaint and the record reflects recorded notice of a pending quiet title and foreclosure action in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama concerning the rights and/or interests in the following real property:

Lot No. Thirteen (13), in Block No. Thirty (30), in Garden City Residential Subdivision No. 1, according to the map recorded in Plat Book “C”, pages 408 and 409, Probate Office of Etowah County, and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.

Property Address:  931 Wahl Street, Gadsden, Alabama 35903

ANY PERSON WITH A PROPERTY INTEREST IN THE ABOVE PROPERTY IS HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT THEY MAY LOSE SUCH INTEREST, IF ANY, AS A RESULT OF THE ABOVE-REFERENCED QUIET TITLE AND FORECLOSURE ACTION. The final hearing on this quiet title and foreclosure action is hereby set for February 21, 2023 at 1:30 p.m. in Judge Cody Robinson’s Courtroom, Etowah County Courthouse, 801 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901. The judgment of the Court may result in title to the property vesting in the Gadsden Land Bank Authority. Any person who proves to the Court’s satisfaction a right to redeem the property pursuant to Alabama Code §§ 40-10-73 (1975) et seq. or Alabama Code §§ 40-10-83 (1975) et seq. may redeem the property pursuant to those statutes within five (5) days after the appropriate Order on Final Hearing is issued. FAILURE TO REDEEM THE PROPERTY AND PRESENT PROOF OF REDEMPTION TO THE CIRCUIT COURT WITHIN THE 5-DAY PERIOD MAY RESULT IN A LOSS OF THE RIGHT OF REDEMPTION.

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

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

Dated this the 24th day of January, 2023.

Cassandra Johnson,

Circuit Clerk

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

200 Chestnut Street,P.O. Box129

Gadsden, AL 35901

Phone: 256-543-3664 Fax: 256-543-3674

January 27, February 3, 10 and 17, 2023

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NOTICE OF FINAL HEARING BY PUBLICATION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

GADSDEN LAND BANK AUTHORITY,

a Public Corporation,

Plaintiff,

v. CIVIL ACTION NO.: CV-2022-00134

ROYCE CHAMBERS; ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA;  CITY OF GADSDEN; that parcel of real property located at 1106 Vinson Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35903 and having a legal description of: Lot Number Thirteen (13) in Block Number Two (2) in Goodyear Highlands, according to the map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book “C”, Pages 82 and 83, in the office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, and known as Parcel ID No. 15-01-11-4-000-118.000, PPIN: 31596; and any and all other unknown heirs, claimants or interested parties claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the real estate described herein,

Defendants.  

TO ROYCE CHAMBERS;  ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA; CITY OF GADSDEN; and any and all other unknown heirs, claimants or interested parties claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the real estate described herein,

TAKE NOTICE that on December 15, 2022, the Gadsden Land Bank Authority filed the above-styled Complaint and the record reflects recorded notice of a pending quiet title and foreclosure action in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama concerning the rights and/or interests in the following real property:

Lot Number Thirteen (13) in Block Number Two (2) in Goodyear Highlands, according to the map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book “C”, Pages 82 and 83, in the office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama.

Property Address:  1106 Vinson Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35903

ANY PERSON WITH A PROPERTY INTEREST IN THE ABOVE PROPERTY IS HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT THEY MAY LOSE SUCH INTEREST, IF ANY, AS A RESULT OF THE ABOVE-REFERENCED QUIET TITLE AND FORECLOSURE ACTION. The final hearing on this quiet title and foreclosure action is hereby set for March 1, 2023 at 10:30 a.m. in Judge Sonny Steen’s Courtroom, Etowah County Courthouse, 801 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901. The judgment of the Court may result in title to the property vesting in the Gadsden Land Bank Authority. Any person who proves to the Court’s satisfaction a right to redeem the property pursuant to Alabama Code §§ 40-10-73 (1975) et seq. or Alabama Code §§ 40-10-83 (1975) et seq. may redeem the property pursuant to those statutes within five (5) days after the appropriate Order on Final Hearing is issued. FAILURE TO REDEEM THE PROPERTY AND PRESENT PROOF OF REDEMPTION TO THE CIRCUIT COURT WITHIN THE 5-DAY PERIOD MAY RESULT IN A LOSS OF THE RIGHT OF REDEMPTION.

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

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

Dated this the 9th day of January, 2023.

Cassandra Johnson,

Circuit Clerk

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

200 Chestnut Street,P.O. Box129

Gadsden, AL 35901

Phone: 256-543-3664 Fax: 256-543-3674

January 27, February 3, 10 and 17, 2023

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NOTICE OF FINAL HEARING BY PUBLICATION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

GADSDEN LAND BANK AUTHORITY,

a Public Corporation,

Plaintiff,

v. CIVIL ACTION NO.: CV-2022-00135

RAYMOND ANTHONY; MICKEY DONALDSON; PATRICIA DONALDSON; GADSDEN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER; NELL GILBERT, if alive whereabouts unknown, if deceased, the heirs, successors and creditors; ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA;  CITY OF GADSDEN; that parcel of real property located at 1116 Litchfield Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35903 and having a legal description of: Lot Number Sixteen (16) in Block Number Forty-five (45) of Garden City Residential Subdivision Number 2 as same as recorded in Plat Book “C” Pages 410 & 411,Probate Office, Gadsden, Etowah Country, Alabama, and known as Parcel ID No. 15-01-11-3-000-012.000, PPIN: 30963; and any and all other unknown heirs, claimants or interested parties claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the real estate described herein,

Defendants.  

TO RAYMOND ANTHONY; MICKEY DONALDSON; PATRICIA DONALDSON; GADSDEN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER; NELL GILBERT;  ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA; CITY OF GADSDEN; and any and all other unknown heirs, claimants or interested parties claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the real estate described herein,

TAKE NOTICE that on December 15, 2022, the Gadsden Land Bank Authority filed the above-styled Complaint and the record reflects recorded notice of a pending quiet title and foreclosure action in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama concerning the rights and/or interests in the following real property:

Lot Number Sixteen (16) in Block Number Forty-five (45) of Garden City Residential Subdivision Number 2 as same as recorded in Plat Book “C” Pages 410 & 411,Probate Office, Gadsden, Etowah Country, Alabama.

Property Address:  1116 Litchfield Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35903

ANY PERSON WITH A PROPERTY INTEREST IN THE ABOVE PROPERTY IS HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT THEY MAY LOSE SUCH INTEREST, IF ANY, AS A RESULT OF THE ABOVE-REFERENCED QUIET TITLE AND FORECLOSURE ACTION. The final hearing on this quiet title and foreclosure action is hereby set for February 21, 2023 at 1:30 p.m. in Judge Cody Robinson’s Courtroom, Etowah County Courthouse, 801 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901. The judgment of the Court may result in title to the property vesting in the Gadsden Land Bank Authority. Any person who proves to the Court’s satisfaction a right to redeem the property pursuant to Alabama Code §§ 40-10-73 (1975) et seq. or Alabama Code §§ 40-10-83 (1975) et seq. may re-deem the property pursuant to those statutes within five (5) days after the appropriate Order on Final Hearing is issued. FAILURE TO REDEEM THE PROPERTY AND PRESENT PROOF OF REDEMPTION TO THE CIRCUIT COURT WITHIN THE 5-DAY PERIOD MAY RESULT IN A LOSS OF THE RIGHT OF REDEMPTION.

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

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

Dated this the 24th day of January, 2023.

Cassandra Johnson,

Circuit Clerk

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

200 Chestnut Street,P.O. Box129

Gadsden, AL 35901

Phone: 256-543-3664 Fax: 256-543-3674

January 27, February 3, 10 and 17, 2023

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NOTICE OF FINAL HEARING BY PUBLICATION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

GADSDEN LAND BANK AUTHORITY,

a Public Corporation,

Plaintiff,

v.

CIVIL ACTION NO.: CV-2022-00136

COMMUNITY HOMEBANC, INC. ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA;  CITY OF GADSDEN; that parcel of real property located at 1118 Litchfield Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35903 and having a legal description of: Lot Number Seventeen (17) in Block Number Forty-five (45) of Garden City Resdential Subdivision Number Two (2) as same as recorded in Plat Book “C” Page 411, all lying and being in Etowah County, Alabama, subject to restrictions recorded in Misc. Record “R”, Page 504, Probate Office, and known as Parcel ID No. 15-01-11-3-000-013.000, PPIN: 30964; and any and all other unknown heirs, claimants or interested parties claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the real estate described herein,

Defendants.  

TO COMMUNITY HOMEBANC, INC.;  ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA; CITY OF GADSDEN; and any and all other unknown heirs, claimants or interested parties claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the real estate described herein,

TAKE NOTICE that on December 15, 2022, the Gadsden Land Bank Authority filed the above-styled Complaint and the record reflects recorded notice of a pending quiet title and foreclosure action in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama concerning the rights and/or interests in the following real property:

Lot Number Seventeen (17) in Block Number Forty-five (45) of Garden City Residential Subdivision Number Two (2) as same as recorded in Plat Book “C” Page 411, all lying and being in Etowah County, Alabama, subject to restrictions recorded in Misc. Record “R”, Page 504, Pro-bate Office.

Property Address:  1118 Litchfield Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35903

ANY PERSON WITH A PROPERTY INTEREST IN THE ABOVE PROPERTY IS HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT THEY MAY LOSE SUCH INTEREST, IF ANY, AS A RESULT OF THE ABOVE-REFERENCED QUIET TITLE AND FORECLOSURE ACTION. The final hearing on this quiet title and foreclosure action is hereby set for March 3, 2023 at 9:00 a.m. in George Day’s Courtroom, Etowah County Courthouse, 801 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901. The judgment of the Court may result in title to the property vesting in the Gadsden Land Bank Authority. Any person who proves to the Court’s satisfaction a right to redeem the property pursuant to Alabama Code §§ 40-10-73 (1975) et seq. or Alabama Code §§ 40-10-83 (1975) et seq. may redeem the property pursuant to those statutes within five (5) days after the appropriate Order on Final Hearing is issued. FAILURE TO REDEEM THE PROPERTY AND PRESENT PROOF OF REDEMPTION TO THE CIRCUIT COURT WITHIN THE 5-DAY PERIOD MAY RESULT IN A LOSS OF THE RIGHT OF REDEMPTION.

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

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

Dated this the 24th day of January, 2023.

Cassandra Johnson,

Circuit Clerk

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

200 Chestnut Street,P.O. Box129

Gadsden, AL 35901

Phone: 256-543-3664  Fax: 256-543-3674

January 27, February 3, 10 and 17, 2023      

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

ETOWAH COUNTY COMMISSION

NORTHEAST ALABAMA REGIONAL MEGASITE 500,000 GALLON ELEVATED WATER TANK II

Sealed bids for the Northeast Alabama Regional Megasite 500,000 Gallon Elevated Water Tank II Project will be received at the Etowah County Commission Chambers (Room 108), located on the First Floor of the Courthouse, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, AL 35901 until Tuesday, February 28, 2023 at 2:00 P.M. local time at which time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read.

The Project includes the following Work:  500,000 gallon elevated potable water storage tank with site improvements and related appurtenances.

Information for the Project can be found at the following designated website:  www.gmcnetwork.com

The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is Goodwyn Mills Cawood, LLC, 2400 5th Avenue South, Suite 200, Birmingham, AL 35233, Attn: Lauren Gallo (lauren.gallo@gmcnetwork.com). Prospective Bidders may examine the Bidding Documents at the Issuing Office on Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., and may obtain copies of the Bid-ding Documents from the Issuing Office as described below.

Copies of the Bidding Documents may be obtained from the Issuing Office, during the hours indicated above, upon payment of a deposit of $20.00 for a one-time administrative fee for digital access/file sharing and/or $100.00 for each set.  Said cost represents the cost of printing, reproduction, handling, and distribution, therefore no refund will be granted.  Checks for Bidding Documents shall be payable to “GMC.”  Partial sets of Bidding Documents will not be available from the Issuing Office.  Neither Owner nor Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including Addenda if any, obtained from sources other than the Issuing Office.

Bid security shall be furnished in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.

The Owner reserves the right to waive any informalities, or to reject any or all bids, and to award the contract to the best and most responsible bidder.  All bidders shall submit, upon re-quest, a list of projects “successfully completed” in the last 2 years, having a similar scope of work and approximate construction cost as specified in this project.  All bidders must comply with requirements of the Contractor’s Licensing Law of the State of Alabama and be certified for the type of work on which the proposal is submitted.  Each bidder must deposit, with his bid, security in the amount, form, and subject to the conditions provided in the Instructions to Bidders.

All Bidders bidding in amounts exceeding that established by the State Licensing Board for General Contractors must be licensed under the provisions of Title 34, Chapter 8, Code of Alabama, 1975, and must show evidence of license before bidding or bid will not be received or considered by the Engineer; the Bidder shall show such evidence by clearly displaying the license number on the outside of the envelope in which the Proposal is delivered.

No bidder may withdraw his bid within 60 days after the opening thereof.

Owner:  Etowah County Commission

By: Craig Inzer

Title: Commission President

January 20, 27, and February 3, 2023

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

Project:

ATTALLA CITY PARK IMPROVEMENTS

Project No. M-036

OWNER: The City of Attalla, Alabama

Separate sealed bids for the construction of the Attalla City Park Improvements Project will be received by The City of Attalla at the City Hall of Attalla at 612 4th Street NW, Attalla, AL, 35954 until 10:00 A.M. CDST on Thursday, February 16, 2023 in the Council Chambers and then at said place publicly opened and read aloud. The project will consist of grading, placing top-soil, laying sod and installing sidewalks, etc.

The Contract Documents may be examined at the Attalla City Hall or copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained from The City of Attalla Engineering Department. Upon request, documents will be shipped after all shipping and handling charges are collected.

The Owner reserves the right to waive any informalities or to reject any or all bids, and to award the contract to the lowest and responsible bidder.  All bidders must comply with requirements of the Contractor’s Licensing Law of the State of Alabama and be certified for the type of work on which the proposal is submitted.  Each bidder must deposit with his bid, security in the amount, form and subject to the conditions provided in the Instruction to Bidders.

All Bidders bidding in amounts exceeding that established by the State Licensing Board for General Contractors must be licensed under the provisions of Title 34, Chapter 8, Code of Alabama, 1975, and must show evidence of license before bidding or bid will not be received or considered by the Engineer; the Bidder shall show such evidence by clearly displaying the license number on the outside of the envelope in which the Proposal is delivered.

No bidder may withdraw his bid within 60 days after the actual date of the opening thereof.

THE CITY OF ATTALLA

BY:      Larry Means, Mayor

January 27, February 3 and 10, 2023

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LEGAL NOTICE

Form of Advertisement for Completion

In accordance with Chapter 1, Title 39, Code of Alabama, 1975, notice is hereby given that A&S Electrical Contractors, Inc, has completed the Contract for:  Noccalula Falls Train Track Electrical Upgrades, at Noccalula Falls for The City of Gadsden, Alabama, Owner(s) 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 Heath Williamson, Director of Engineering, City of Gadsden, Engineering Division. P.O. Box 267, Gadsden, AL. 35902.

A&S Electrical Contractors, Inc.

906 Nuckolls Street

Gadsden, AL. 35903

January 13, 20, 27 and February 3, 2023      

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Notice to Contractors State Maintenance Project No.ATRP2-28 -2020-223 ETOWAH COUNTY, 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 February 24, 2023 and at that time publicly opened for constructing the Intersection Improvements (Grading, Drainage, Pavement, and Traffic Stripe) and Roadway Improvements (Lane Reconfiguration) on SR-1 (US-278/US-431) at SR-291 (Hood Avenue) in Gadsden. Length 0.392 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 In Forty-five (45) Working Days. A 6.00% DBE Contract Obligation Is Required.

A Bidding Proposal may be purchased for $5.00. Plans may be purchased for $16.00 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.

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 $783,079 To $957,097 .

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.

Section 34-8-8. Code of Alabama 1975 as amended states in part as follows: ‘… it will be necessary for him or her to show evidence of license before his or her bid is considered,’ Further, Section 34-8-8, Code of Alabama 1975 as amended also states in part as follows: ‘All Owners, Architects, and engineers receiving bids pursuant to this chapter shall require the person, firm, or corporation to include his or her current license number on the bid.’

The right to reject any or all bids is reserved.

JOHN R. COOPER

Transportation Director

February 3, 10 and 17, 2023                                               

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PUBLIC HEARING

The Water Works Board of the City of Attalla will hold a public hearing on February 13, 2023 from 5:00 PM until 6:00 PM at the Attalla Water Board Office, 509 4th Street NW, Attalla, AL. 35954 to discuss the submission of an application for the 2023 Drinking Water State of Revolving Fund (DWSRF) loan program through the Alabama Department of Environmental Management and the Environmental Information Documents (EID) associated with the proposed project.  The hearing will address the upgrade of the Cleveland Avenue Booster Pump Station to provide for a larger pumping capacity.  A copy of the EID will be available for review at the Public Hearing.

Any persons with disability or communication impairment should contact the Attalla Water Board at (256)538-3322 if special accommodation is needed.  The board will attempt to satisfy all reasonable requests. 

January 13, 20, 27 and February 3, 2023

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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, February 28, 2023, 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-1, One-Family Residence District to O-1, Office District:

A tract or parcel of land described as beginning at the SW corner of Lot 53, Parcel 2, according to the survey of River View Estates, recorded in Plat Book “C,” Pages 402-403, Probate Office; and from thence run northerly and along the west line of said lot a distance of 220 feet to the point of beginning of the tract herein conveyed; thence continue northerly along the west line of said Lot 53 a distance of 389’, ±, to the centerline of an APCO easement; thence deflect right 113°, 07’ and run southeasterly along said centerline of said easement 100’ plus, to a point on the east line of said Lot 53; thence southerly and along the east line of said Lot 53 a distance of 348.1’ to a point which is 281.9’ northerly from the southeast corner of said Lot 53; thence in a direct line to the  point of beginning; said tract embracing a part of Lot 53, Parcel 2, according to the Survey of River View Estates, dated October 25, 1944, and recorded in Plat Book “C,” Pages 402-403, of the record of maps in the Probate Office of Etowah County, Alabama, subject to rights of APCO as shown by instrument recorded in Deed Records 4-Z, Page 382, and 6-F, Page 470, Probate Office, and subject to rights of Southern Natural gas Company, subject to an easement over an existing road along the east 20’ of said property, said easement to serve that portion of said Lot 53 which lies north of the centerline of said APCO easement and said easement to connect to the following described easement which is hereby granted to serve both the property described in this deed and the property lying north of APCO easement in said Lot 53, to wit (street address being on Goodyear Avenue).”

Iva Nelson

City Clerk

February 3, and 10, 2023

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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, February 28, 2023, 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 I-2, Heavy Industry District to B-2, General Business District:

Lots 14, 15, 16, and 17, in Block “A,” Map of Mayfair Estates, Plat C-273, as recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate, Etowah County, Alabama (street address being 2804 Fields Avenue).”

Iva Nelson

City Clerk

February 3, and 10, 2023.

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to EMAD SULEIMAN, P.O. BOX 2111, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35903, 1423 E. BROAD STREET, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 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, FEBRUARY 14, 2023 at 11:00 a.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located 1423 E. BROAD STREET in District 1 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lots One (1), Two (2), and Three (3), in Block One (1) in Pinehurst Second Addition, according to the plat or map thereof as the same appears of record in Plat Book “A”, page 430, 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          

February 3, 2023                                                   

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to WALTER WAYNE RICE, 307 HOLIDAY STREET, GLENCOE, ALABAMA 35905, SCOTTIE LEE RICE, 2743 ROBERTSON STREET W, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35907, and MICHAEL BERNARD RICE, 900 ROGERS STREET, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35901, WALTER W RICE & ETALS, 307 HOLIDAY STREET, GLENCOE, ALABAMA 35905, 1435 E. BROAD STREET, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 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, FEBRUARY 14, 2023 at 11:00 a.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located 1435 E. BROAD STREET in District 1 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Numbers Eight (8), Nine (9) and Ten (10), in Block Number One (1), in Pinehurst Second Addition, according to the map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book “A”, page 430, 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             

February 3, 2023                                                                                                        

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to LEON and BRENDA BROWN, 2106 HILL AVENUE, GADSDEN, ALA-BAMA 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, FEBRUARY 14, 2023 at 11:00 a.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located 2106 HILL AVENUE in District 6 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Number Four (4) in Block Number Twelve (12) in Oak park Addition, according to the map thereof as recorded in Plat Book “B”, Page 200, Probate Office, 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            

February 3, 2023                                    

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to ALISHA NAPPIER, 4051 ROBINHOOD ROAD, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35904, 124 WASHINGTON 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, FEBRUARY 14, 2023 at 11:00 a.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located 124 WASHINGTON STREET in District 3 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lots Numbers Sixteen (16) and Seventeen (17) in Block Number Three (3) in Ewing Addition, according to the map thereof recorded in Plat Book “B”, pages 396 and 397, Probate office, and lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County.

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             

February 3, 2023                                                                                                                

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING                                                                                                                                           

Notice is hereby given to the STATE OF ALABAMA, P.O. BOX 327210, MONT-GOMERY, ALABAMA 36132, possible redemption rights of KIM PARKER d/b/a THE PARKER COMPANY, 421 LINCOLN STREET, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35904, and STERLING TRUST COMPANY, f/b/o W.R. ERICKSON IRA, P.O. BOX 2526 WACO, TEXAS 76702, 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, FEBRUARY 14, 2023 at 11a.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the property located at 323 ROSLYN DRIVE in District 2 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot 7 in Block F of Oakleigh Estates, according to the map thereof record-ed in Plat Book G, Page 55, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.

Should be assessed with a lien of $2,845.00 for the abatement of a nuisance in accordance with Section 86-65 of the Gadsden City Code. You may appear and present any relevant evidence to the Council regarding the assessment of the lien                                                      

Brian Harbison                                        

Building Official                                                                                           

City of Gadsden                                       

P. O. Box 267                                         

Gadsden, AL  35902 

(256) 549-4529                                                                   

February 3, 2023

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LEGAL NOTICE

The following units will be auctioned or otherwise disposed of on February 9, 2023 beginning at 9:00 A.M. on the premises of STOCK IT & LOCK IT Mini Storage located at 3403 Rainbow Parkway, Rainbow City, 35906

Wade Buckner – Unit 137-E

Joseph Cole – Unit 141-F

Courtney Dunn – Unit 488-N

Toni Johnson – Unit 315-K

Jessie Lykes – Unit 312-K

Jimmy Watts – Unit 431 & 434M

Stock it & Lock it

3403 Rainbow Parkway

Rainbow City, AL. 35906

January 27 and February 3, 2023 

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LEGAL NOTICE

The following storage units will be auctioned on February 15, 2023 beginning at 10:00 am on the business premises of Southtowne Mini Warehouses.  Southtowne is located at 199 Woodland Drive, off of Steele Station Road in Rainbow City, Alabama.

Ja Rod Brock  – Unit 153

Dewayne Harden – – Unit 245

Shane Smith  – Unit 419

Deborah Walker   Unit 479

James Robinson  Unit K-12

Kristie Bell  – Unit 585

Jessica Spears  – Unit 613

Jamar Jenkins  – unit 780

Southtowne Mini Warehouses

199 Woodland Drive

Rainbow City, AL. 35906

February 3 and 10, 2023       

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle(s) on 03/03/2023

2001 WHITE DODGE RAM 1500 – VIN: 3B7HC13Z71G244493

2002 WHITE CHRYSLER VOYAGER – VIN: 1C4GJ253 92B703081 

2001 WHITE DODGE RAM 1500 (ABANDONED) – VIN: 3B7HC13Z71G244493

Huff Wrecker

416 Rothrock Ave

Attalla, AL 35954

(256) 538-6000

January 27 and February 3, 2023

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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:

2012 CHRYSLER 200 – VIN:  1C3CCBCBXCN138301

2008 DODGE CHARGER – VIN:  2B3KA33 G28H159577

2017 KIA NIRO – VIN: KNDCB3LC5H5039812

The public auction will be held at Kelton Wrecker LLC located at 1625 Forrest Ave Gadsden AL 35901 at 8:00 AM on 03/04/2023. 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.

February 3 and 10, 2023

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle(s) on 03/06/2023

2010 Toyota Camry – VIN:  1T1BF3K8AU055482

A&J Towing LLC

4020 Owls Hollow Road

Gadsden, AL. 35901

February 3 and 10, 2023

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle(s) on 03/10/2023

1999 Chrysler Sebring  – VIN: 3C3EL45H7XT520541

1996 Ford Ranger  – VIN: 1FTCR10A7TTA30407

1998 Toyota Avalon  – VIN: 4T1BF18B4WU277430

2016 Nissan Frontier  – VIN: 1N6AD0ER0GN794542

Huff Wrecker

2019 3rd St SW

Attalla, AL 35954

(256) 538-6000

February 3 and 10, 2023

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle(s) on 03/31/2023

2004 GMC Sierra  – VIN: 1GTHK23154F161041

2004 Ford Mustang  – VIN: 1FAFP40664F132383

2009 LandRover LR2  – VIN: SALFT2 4N79H124650

Thacker Towing

927 5th Ave NE

Attalla, AL 35954

(256) 546-9994

February 3 and 10, 2023

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle(s) on 03/24/2023

2009 Ford Flex  – VIN: 2FMDK52C29BA17549

2010 Nissan Cube  – VIN: JN8AZ2KR7AT165050

2003 Nissan Murano  – VIN: JN8AZ08T93W107336

2015 Nissan Altima  – VIN: 1N4AL3APXFC287563

2002 Toyota Camry  – VIN: 4T1BE3 2K02U103937

Huff Wrecker

2019 3rd St SW

Attalla, AL 35954

(256) 538-6000

February 3 and 10, 2023

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