Legals for 2/11/2022 – 2/17/2022

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

STATE OF Alabama COUNTY OF ETOWAH

Default having been made of the terms of the loan documents secured by that certain mortgage executed by Buck K Hood A Married Man  to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as mortgagee, as nominee for Branch Banking and Trust Company, its successors and assigns dated April 8, 2013; said mortgage being recorded on April 9, 2013, as Instrument No. 3383690 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama. Said Mortgage was last sold, assigned and transferred to Truist Bank in Instrument 3531520 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama.

The undersigned, Truist Bank, successor by merger to SunTrust Bank, under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage, will sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the main entrance of the Court House in Etowah County, Alabama during the legal hours of sale (between 11am and 4pm), on the 30th day of March, 2022 the following property, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

Lots Fourteen (14) and Fifteen (15) in Griffin’s Rearrangement of portions of Lots One (1) and Two (2) in Block Five (5) of Hadley Farms, according to the map of said rearrangement recorded in Plat Book “D”, Page 177, in the Probate Office of Etowah County, Alabama.

Said property is commonly known as 116 New York Ave, Gadsden, AL 35903.

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

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

TRUIST BANK, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO SUNTRUST BANK

as holder of said mortgage

McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC

Two North Twentieth

2 20th Street North, Suite 1000

Birmingham, AL 35203

(800) 275-7171

FT21@mccalla.com

File No. 22-02517AL

www.foreclosurehotline.net

January 28, February 4 and 11, 2022

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FORECLOSURE NOTICE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by the mortgage given by Cain D. Hooks and Alyssia N. Newman, as Mortgagor, to Merit Properties, LLC, as Mortgagee, dated April 14, 2021, and recorded as Instrument 3519482, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, and the Mortgagee, by reason of such default, having declared the entire remaining indebtedness secured by said mortgage to be immediately due and payable and said mortgage subject to foreclosure, and such default continuing, notice is hereby given that acting under the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the Mortgagee will sell, at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, in front of the courthouse door in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, during the legal hours of sale on the 17th day of February, 2021, the following described property to-wit:

Lot Number Twelve (12) in Parcel 1 of Property of Cone Mills Corporation, Dwight Division, according to the plat or map thereof as the same appears of record in Plat Book “F”, page 51, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama. 

Said sale will be made for the purpose of paying the indebtedness secured by said mortgage and the proceeds thereof will be applied as provided by the terms of said mortgage.

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

This the 26th day of January, 2021.

Merit Properties, LLC, Mortgagee

/s/ James C. Inzer, III

Inzer, Haney, McWhorter, Haney & Skelton, LLC

Attorney for Mortgagee

January 28, February 4 and 11, 2022

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NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage executed by Angelika F Carter, unmarried, to Regions Bank, on December 21, 2007, said mortgage being recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, at Instrument Number, 3286999; Regions Bank, under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage, will sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, in front of the main entrance of the Etowah County Courthouse, in Gadsden, Alabama, on March 2, 2022, during the legal hours of sale, the following described real estate, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

LOT(S) 10 AND 11, BLOCK 7, EWING ADD ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT

BOOK “B”, PAGES 396 AND 397 IN THE OFFICE OF THE JUDGE OF PROBATE, ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA.

This sale is made for the purpose of paying the indebtedness secured by said mortgage, as well as the expense of foreclosure.

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

Regions Bank

Transferee

Jauregui & Lindsey, LLC

244 Inverness Center Drive

Suite 200

Birmingham, AL 35242

Phone: (205) 970-2233

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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FORECLOSURE NOTICE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by the mortgage given by Vanessa Knight, as Mortgagor, to G & M Homes, LLC, as Mortgagee, dated December 13, 2017, and recorded as Instrument 3460493, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, and the Mortgagee, by reason of such default, having declared the entire remaining indebtedness secured by said mortgage to be immediately due and payable and said mortgage subject to foreclosure, and such default continuing, notice is hereby given that acting under the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the Mortgagee will sell, at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, in front of the courthouse door in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, during the legal hours of sale on the 3rd day of March, 2022, the following described property to-wit:

Lot Number Sixteen (16) in Block A, of Cherokee Estates, according to the plat or map thereof as the same appears of record in Plat Book “F”, page 403, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama.

Said sale will be made for the purpose of paying the indebtedness secured by said mortgage and the proceeds thereof will be applied as provided by the terms of said mortgage.

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

This the 8th day of February 2022

G & M Homes, LLC, Mortgagee

/s/ James C. Inzer, III

Inzer, Haney, McWhorter, Haney & Skelton, LLC

Attorney for Mortgagee

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE

WHEREAS, default has been made in the terms of the mortgage executed on the 14th day of April 2020, by Jordan Clark, as mortgagor, in favor of Mary Southern Wilson, William M. Wilson, Rebecca W. Rinehart, and Anita W. Jackson, as mortgagees, as recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama as Inst. # 3501051, and said default continuing, the mortgagees, under power of sale contained in said mortgage, will sell at auction for cash to the highest bidder on the steps of the Etowah County Courthouse in Gadsden, Alabama, during legal hours of sale on the 31st day of March, 2022, the following described real estate embraced in said mortgage, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

Lot 14, in Block 4, in the West Point Addition to Gadsden, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book “B”, Page 140, Probate Office of Etowah County, Alabama.

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

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 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 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; contact Jason Knowles at the phone number shown below prior to attendance at sale.

Jason Knowles

Attorney for Mortgagee Knowles & Sullivan, LLC

413 Broad Street

Gadsden, Alabama 35901

(256) 547-7200

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Jessica Frady Bettinger was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/16/2021 Estate of Bryan Michael Bettinger, 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

February 4, 11, and 18, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Jessie H. Hanks appointed Personal Representatives on 01/25/2022 over the Estate of James E. Hanks 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

February 4, 11 and 18, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Brent Guthrie was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/06/2021 Estate of Truman Guthrie, 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

February 4, 11, and 18, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Phillip Trey Knight appointed Personal Representatives on 01/05/2022 over the Estate of Elaine Phillips Knight 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

February 4, 11, and 18, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Joseph Allen Thrasher appointed Personal Representatives on 01/10/2022 over the Estate of J.B. Thrasher 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

February 4, 11, and 18, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Robert Lee Mecham, Jr. was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/21/2021 Estate of Mildred Genevieve Mecham, 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

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Donna Maria Carnes was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/22/2021 Estate of Myra Janis Hayes Bussey, 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

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Gerald Jones was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/22/2021 Estate of Jerry Lee Jones, 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

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Brenda Garrard was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/22/2021 Estate of Nick G. Garrard, 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

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

David W. Trottier was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/22/2021 Estate of J W Cassell, 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

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Tammy Watts was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/22/2021 Estate of Thomas Edward Newton, IV, 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

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Bill R. Herrin was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 01/05/2022 Estate of Irma Joyce Welden, 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

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Kermit Downs was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 01/14/2022 Estate of William McClendon Downs, 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

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Catherine Mae Pearson was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/28/2021 Estate of Eunice Mae Christopher, 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

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Kelly Elliott was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 01/10/2022 Estate of Gail Birdwell, 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

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Andrea Fowler Bates was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 01/05/2022 Estate of Richard Alan Bates, 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

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Steve Clay was appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/15/2021, Estate of Edward H. Thompson, 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

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Richard Rhea was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 01/13/2022 Estate of Toni Ann Lynch Henry, 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

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Angela Brumbeloe Mardis was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/29/2021 Estate of Forrest Glen Mardis, 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

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Krya W. Porter was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 01/06/2022 Estate of Barbara Jane Woods, 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

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Greg Fisher appointed Personal Representatives on 02/02/2022 over the Estate of John Gioe, 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

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Charles Taylor appointed Personal Representatives on 01/03/2022 over the Estate of Arssie Lee Taylor 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

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE:  THE ESTATE OF PATRICIA ANN STEPHENS, DECEASED

CASE NO: S-11634

Letters of Testamentary of said deceased having been granted to Blake Boarders, Personal Representative on the 7th day of December, 2021 by the Honorable Scott Hassell, Judge of Probate Court of Etowah County, notice is hereby given that all persons having claims against said estate are hereby required to present the same within time allowed by law or the same will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

February 4, 11 and 18, 2022

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NOTICE OF PETITION FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION CUM TESTAMENTO ANNEXO

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

In Re: The Estate of WILLIAM T. YARBROUGH,

Deceased.

Case No.: S- 11767

Notice to:

Gaynell Knight, 609 Pinedale Drive, Bessemer, Alabama 35022

Rodney Berry, Post Office Box 448, Attalla, Alabama 35954

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

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

Ernest Vardaman, 7424 Emerald Drive, Manassas, Virginia 20109

Stacy Smith, 702 White Street, Geneva, Alabama 36340

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

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

Lori Hall, 1604 Elkwood Drive, Fultondale, Alabama 35068

Patricia Grissom, 50 County Road 692, Cullman, Alabama 35055

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

Unknown heirs, whose whereabouts are unknown

You will take notice that a Petition for Letters of Administration Cum Testamento Annexo has been filed by June Ford Lay in the matter of the Estate of William T. Yarbrough. This matter is set to be heard on the 16th day of March, 2022 at 10:00 o’clock A.M. before the Honorable Scott W. Hassell, Judge of Probate.

Please be advised that should you intend to object to the Last Will and Testament being admitted and Letters of Administration Cum Testamento Annexo being issued to June Ford Lay, you must file a written response within thirty (30) days of the date of the last publication herein with Justin D. Hayes, 406 South 3rd Street, Gadsden, Alabama: 35901, and with the Clerk of the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

Justin D. Hayes, Esquire

406 South 3rd Street

Gadsden, AL 35901

January 21, 28, February 4 and 11, 2022

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NOTICE OF PETITION FOR FINAL SETTLEMENT

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA  

In Re: The Estate of LESLEY CLAY WISE,

Deceased.

Case No.: S-11424

Notice to: William Ray Wise, whose whereabouts are unknown

You will take notice that a Petition for Final Settlement in the Estate of Lesley Clay Wise has been filed by Clara Ann Melton on the 22nd day of December 2021.

A hearing on the Petition for Final Settlement is set on the 1st day of

March, 2022, at 10:00 o’clock a .m., in Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

Scott W. Hassell,

Judge of Probate

January 28, February 4 and 11, 2022

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NOTICE TO FILE CLAIM

Joseph Seymour Jones, having acted as an un-appointed Probate Court of Mobile County, Alabama “representative” acting with due diligence in the best interests of the unfiled Estate of Sallie Carstarphen Jones, deceased on February 3, 2017, due to continued — vested State of Alabama interests, as well as, compelling governmental interests in a Department of Defense — Federal Ward, under what appears as fraudulent circumstances in Etowah County Court Cases regarding filed and unfiled estates in the Probate Court of Etowah County Alabama regarding the  estates of Ida Mae (Carstarphen) Mitchell, deceased, Forest Mitchell, deceased, Forestine Kimberly Carstarphen, deceased, and Joseph Carstarphen, deceased, NOW APPEARS TO SERVE NOTICE TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN that the CLAIMANT, Joseph Seymour Jones, has maintained custody, security, and possession of the duly signed LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF SALLIE CARSTARPHEN JONES, DECEASED to be published in the Circuit Court “AS-IS” before the fifth (5th) year statute of limitations date of February 3, 2022. (ANY AND ALL PERSONS having claims against Sallie Carstarphen Jones, deceased, should file those claims IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF MOBILE COUNTY, ALABAMA CASE NUMBER CV-2006-003764.51 UNRESOLVED ON JANUARY 28, 2022 within six (6) months or become barred of claims until the estate can be ethically filed devoid of the State of Alabama and the compelling governmental interests of the Department of Veterans Affairs, as well as the Department of Defense of the United States of America).

Joseph Seymour Jones

(251) 442-1660

January 28, February 4 and 11, 2022

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PERSONAL REPRESENATAIVE NOTICE TO FILE CLAIM

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF SANDRA DORRIES, Deceased

Letters Testamentary on the Estate of Sandra Dorries, Deceased, having been granted to the undersigned on the 18th day of January, 2022 by the Honorable Scott Hassell, Judge of Probate of said County, Notice is hereby given that all persons having claims against said estate, are hereby required to present the same within the time allowed by law, or the same will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

Clark Hall

Attorney for Movant

750 Forrest Avenue

Gadsden, AL. 35901

256-549-4357

February 4, 11, and 18, 2022

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NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT TO BE PUBLISHED BY PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

ESTATE OF TOWANNA ROSHELLA WILLIAMS, Deceased

CASE NO.: S-11797

Letters of Administration of said deceased having been GRANTED to SHEILA HOLLIDAY DUCKETT, Personal Representative on the 20th day of January 2022, by the Honorable SCOTT HASSELL, Judge of Probate Court Etowah County, notice is hereby given that all persons having claims against said estate are hereby required to present the same within time allowed by law or the same will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

Shaun Malone

Attorney for the Administrator of Estate of

Towanna Roshella Williams, Deceased

924 Third Ave.

Gadsden, AL. 35901

February 4, 11 and 18, 2022

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NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT TO BE PUBLISHED BY PERSONAL

Representative

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

ESTATE OF CAROL ANN BLACKMON, Deceased

CASE NO.: S-11677

Letters of Administration of said deceased having been GRANTED to TINA BEAVERS AND TERESA PHILLIPS, Personal Representative on the 19th day of January 2022, by the Honorable SCOTT HASSELL, Judge of Probate Court Etowah County, notice is hereby given that all persons having claims against said estate are hereby required to present the same within time allowed by law or the same will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

A. Davis Bailey

Attorney for the Administrator of Estate of

CAROL ANN BLACKMON, Deceased

P.O. Box 1039

Gadsden, AL. 35902

February 4, 11 and 18, 2022

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NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

ESTATE OF CAROLYN JOYCE DIAL, Deceased

CASE NO.: S-11763

Letters of Administration of said deceased having been granted to Dewayne Gurley Personal Representative on the 16th day of December 2021, by the Honorable Scott Hassell, Judge of Probate Court Etowah County, notice is hereby given that all persons having claims against said estate are hereby required to present the same within time allowed by law or the same will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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NOTICE TO FILE CLAIMS

PETITION FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

In Re:  The Estate of Jack Davies, Deceased

Case No: S-11757

Take notice that Letters of Testamentary having been granted to Haley Tucker, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Jack Davies, deceased, on the 18th day of January 2022, by this Court.

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

Scott W. Hassell,

Probate Judge

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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NOTICE OF PETITION FOR SUMMARY DISTRIBUTION

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

In Re:  The Estate of THEDA CLIFTON,

Deceased

Case No.: S-11818

A Petition for Summary Distribution of the Estate of Theda Clifton, Deceased having been submitted to the Honorable Scott W. Hassell, Judge of Probate, by Petitioner, Richard N. Clifton, on the 1st day of February 2022; Notice is hereby given that all persons contesting said Petition shall file a response thereto with the Judge of Probate, Etowah County, within 30 days of the date of this publication.

Done this 7th day of February 2022

Scott W. Hassell,

Judge of Probate

February 11, 2022

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NOTICE OF PUBLICATION

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF WALLACE MCDUFFIE, JR.,

DECEASED.

CASE NO. S-10412

TO: TOBIE TYLER SIMPSON, whereabouts unknown

You are notified to be and appear before me, at my office in the Courthouse of said County at 2:00 p.m., on the 28th day of February 2022, when the Petition for Final Settlement Without Consent filed by CHRISTOPHER MCDUFFIE, will be considered, and show, if anything you have to allege, why said Petition should not be granted.

Scott W. Hassell

JUDGE OF PROBATE

January 28,

February 4 and 11, 2022

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NOTICE OF SERVICE BY PUBLICATION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CASE NO.: 31-CV-2022-900018

RATLIFF, THADDIUS

RATLIFF, KIMBERLY

PLAINTIFFS,

VS

CHOO, YOUNG BOK, and husband CHOO, MYUNG HAK, and their heirs and devisees, and Fictitious Defendants A, B, C and D, being those entities claiming an interest in that certain real property:  Lots 12, 13, 14, 15, 25, and 26 Block #3, Arcadia Drive Addition as recorded in Plat Book “C”, page 217 Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama and bearing Parcel #31-16-01-02-4-000-004.00

DEFENDANTS,

Defendants, YOUNG BOK CHOO and husband MYUNG HAK CHOO, their heirs and devisees, if deceased, and all others claiming an interest in the above described property, must answer the Complaint filed by THADIUS RATLIFF and KIMBERLY RATLIFF, seeking to quiet Title to the property described above and for other relief within 30 days of the last publication of this notice or therefore a judgment by default may be rendered against them in the above styled cause.

This is the 20th day of January 2022

Cassandra Johnson

Circuit Clerk

January 28,

February 4, 11, and 18, 2022

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NOTICE OF COMPLAINT FOR BLL TO QUIET TITLE

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

JEROLYN D. PAGE,

Plaintiff,

vs.

A PARCEL OF LAND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:

CV-2021-900566.00

To describe the point of beginning of a tract or parcel of land, commence at the Southeast corner of Section 17, Township 11 South, Range 6 East, and run in a Westerly direction and along the South line of said Section 17 for a distance of 661.5 feet to a point; thence run in a Northerly direction and with a deflection angle of 88 degrees 24 minutes to the right for a distance of 256 feet to the point of beginning; and from said point of beginning, continue along a straight line for a distance of 218.8 feet to a point; thence in an Easterly direction and with a deflection angel of 91 degrees 47 minutes a distance of 165.11 feet to the P.C. of a curve with a radius of 26.1 feet and a deflection angle of 74 degrees 48 minutes to the right; thence along and with said curve a distance of 34 feet to the P.T. of said curve; thence along the tangent of said curve a distance of 140.25 feet to the P.C. of an 11 degree curve to the right; thence along said 11 degree curve for a distance of 60 feet to a point; thence run in a Westerly direction and in a straight line a distance of 234.8 feet to the point of beginning, lying in and being a portion of the Southwest Quarter (SE1/4) of the Southeast Quarter (SE1/4) of Section 17, Township 11 South, Range 6 East, and lying and being in the city of Gadsden, County of Etowah , State of Alabama.

and

JOHN FRANKLIN HICKMAN INCLUDING ANY HEIRS OR DEVISEES OF THE SAME AND THOSE WHOSE ADDRESSES ARE UNKNOWN AND ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES, including any persons claiming any present interest therein and including any person claiming any future, contingent, reversionary, remainder, or other interest therein, who may claim any interest in the above described property,

Defendants,

The Defendant, JOHN FRANKLIN HICKMAN and/or his heirs or next of kin, and any other individuals who may claim an interest in the aforementioned property, whose whereabouts are unknown, must answer the Bill to Quiet Title filed by Jerolyn Page within thirty (30) days of the completion of the publication or thereafter a judgment of default my be rendered against you in the aforementioned case.

Done this 1st day of February 2022

Cassandra Johnson

Clerk of the Circuit Court of Etowah County

February 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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NOTICE OF COMPLAINT

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

Case No.: CV-2021-900075.00

FRITZ SMITH & SARAH SMITH

REVOCABLE LIVING TRUST,

Plaintiffs,

VS

A PARCEL OF LAND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:

FIVE ACRES OF LAND, LYING AND BEING IN THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER (SE ¼) OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER (NE ¼) AND NINE ACRES LAND BEING ON THE EAST SIDE OF THE NORTHWEST OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER  (SW ¼) OF SECTION 34, TOWNSHIP 11 SOUTH, RANGE 4 EAST OF HUNTSVILLE MERIDIAN, IN ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA.

and

LYNN PEPPER, INCLUDING ANY DEVISEES OF THE SAME, AND THOSE WHOSE ADDRESSES ARE UNKNOWN AND ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES, including any persons claiming any present interest therein and including any person claiming any future, contingent, reversionary, remainder, or other interest therein, who may claim any interest in the above described property,

Defendants,

The Defendants, whose whereabouts are unknown, must answer Plaintiff’s Ejectment Complaint within thirty (30) days of the completion of the publication or thereafter a judgment of default may be rendered against you in the aforementioned case. 

Done the 6th day of May 2021.

Cassandra Johnson

Clerk of the Circuit

Cody D. Robinson

Circuit Judge

February 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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NOTICE OF CREDITORS

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA 

In Re:  The Estate of Carol Butler,

Deceased

CASE NO: S-11766

TAKE NOTICE that Letters of Administration having been granted to Allison Clark, as Administratrix of the Estate of Carol Butler, deceased, on the 17th day of December, 2021, by the Honorable Scott Hassell, Judge of Probate.

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

Jason Knowles,

Knowles & Sullivan, LLC

Attorneys for Administratrix

413 Broad Street

Gadsden, AL. 35901

(256)547-7200

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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NOTICE OF CREDITORS

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA 

In Re:  The Estate of Betty Lou Overall,

Deceased

CASE NO: S-11780

TAKE NOTICE that Letters of Administration having been granted to Uneeda Lee, as Administratrix of the Estate of Betty Lou Overall, deceased, on the 22nd day of December, 2021, by the Honorable Scott Hassell, Judge of Probate.

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

Jason Knowles,

Knowles & Sullivan, LLC

Attorneys for Administratrix

413 Broad Street

Gadsden, AL. 35901

(256)547-7200

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE TO FILE CLAIMS

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF FARRELL MAX CHANDLER,

Deceased

In The Matter of the Estate of FARRELL MAX CHANDLER, Deceased

Letters of Administration on the estate of FARRELL MAX CHANDLER, Deceased, having been granted to the undersigned on the 22nd day of December, 2021, by the honorable Scott Hassell, Judge of Probate of said County, notice is hereby given that all persons having claims against said estate, are hereby required to present the same within the time allowed by law, or the same will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell,

Probate Judge

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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NOTICE OF PETITION FOR TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS

IN THE JUVENILE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE: 

G.E.E., a minor child

CASE NO.: JU-21-003.02

PETITIONER: ETOWAH COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES

NOTICE TO:  UNKNOWN/UNNAMED FATHER

You are hereby given notice that a Petition has been filed by the Etowah County Department of Human Resources requesting that your parental rights be terminated with regard to G.E.E., a minor child born to Anna Embry on September 12, 2020.  You are hereby given notice that you are required to file an Answer with the Clerk of the Etowah County Juvenile Court and wit the Petitioner’s attorney, Laura T. Lloyd, 200 Chestnut Street, Gadsden, AL. 35901, within fourteen (14) days from the date of last publication of this notice or a judgment by default may be entered against you.  You are further notified of your right to have an attorney to represent you, and if you cannot afford to hire an attorney, one will be appointed by the Court to represent you in this proceeding.  A hearing is set for 9:00 a.m. on March 23, 2022, before Hon. Joe Nabors at the Etowah County Judicial Building in Gadsden, Alabama.  You may appear at the hearing and contest the Petition if you choose.

Done this 2nd day February 2022.

Cassandra Johnson

District/Juvenile Clerk

Laura T. Lloyd

Attorney for the Etowah County Department of Human Resources

P.O. Box 129/200 Chestnut Street

Gadsden, Alabama 35902

February 4, 11, 18, and 25, 2022

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PUBLICATION NOTICE

NOTICE OF CIVIL ACTION

GARRISSON JAMES MICHAEL, Plaintiff,

VS.

GARRISON SANDY GALE, Defendant

CASE NO.: DR-2017-000414.01

TO:  JAMES MICHAEL GARRISON last known address: 

address unknown

YOU WILL HEREBY TAKE NOTICE THAT on the 4th day of January 2022 came the Defendant and filed her VERIFIED PETITION FOR CONTEMPT.

YOU WILL HEREBY TAKE FURTHER NOTICE, JAMES MICHAEL GARRISON, whose address is unknown to Defendant is required to answer SANDRA GALE GARRISON’S VERIFIED PETITION FOR CONTEMPT within thirty days after the last publication of this notice is therefore a judgment by default may be rendered against you in Case No: DR-2017-000414.01. Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama.

Done this 26th day of January 2022

George C. Day, Jr.

Circuit Judge

Erica Tucker Lang Attorney at Law

Attorney for Defendant

834 Chestnut Street

Gadsden, Al 35901

February 11, 18, 25 and March 4, 2022

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PUBLICATION NOTICE

NOTICE OF JUVENILE ACTION

CASE NO.: JU-2016-528.03

TO:   SAVAHHAN CAROLINE MILLER, Last known address:

4941 Rainbow Drive, Rainbow City, Alabama. 35906

YOU WILL HEREBY TAKE NOTICE THAT on the 5th day of November 2021 came Petitioners, THOMAS GOSSETT and SHELBY LITTLE, and filed their Petition for Termination of Parental Rights.

YOU WILL HEREBY TAKE FURTHER NOTICE, SAVANNAH CAROLINE MILLER, whose address is unknown to Defendant is required to answer THOMAS GOSSETT and SHELBY LITTLE, Petition to Terminate Parental Rights within thirty days after the last publication of this notice or therefore a judgment by default may be rendered against you in Case No.: JU-2016-528-03, Juvenile court of Etowah County, Alabama.

Done this 1st day of February 2022

Hon. Willis H. Clay, Juvenile Judge

Erica Tucker Lang Attorney at Law

Attorney for Petitioners

834 Chestnut Street

Gadsden, Al 35901

February 11, 18, 25 and March 4, 2022

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PUBLICATION NOTICE

NOTICE OF CIVIL ACTION

CASE NO.: JU-2016-529.03

TO:   BOBBY RAY PARKS, Last known address:

710 Randall Street, Gadsden, AL. 35901

YOU WILL HEREBY TAKE NOTICE THAT on the 5th day of November 2021 came Petitioners, THOMAS GOSSETT and SHELBY LITTLE, and filed their Petition for Termination of Parental Rights.

YOU WILL HEREBY TAKE FURTHER NOTICE, SAVANNAH CAROLINE MILLER, whose address is unknown to Petitioners is required to answer THOMAS GOSSETT and SHELBY LITTLE, Petition to Terminate Parental Rights within thirty days after the last publication of this notice or therefore a judgment by default may be rendered against you in Case No.: JU-2016-529-03, Juvenile court of Etowah County, Alabama.

Done this 1st day of February 2022

Hon. Willis H. Clay, Juvenile Judge

Erica Tucker Lang Attorney at Law

Attorney for Petitioners

834 Chestnut Street

Gadsden, Al 35901

February 11, 18, 25 and March 4, 2022

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Notice to Contractors

Federal Aid Project No.

NH-0001(620) 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 25, 2022 and at that time publicly opened for constructing the Micro- Milling, Resurfacing, and Traffic Stripe on SR-1 (US-431) from the junction of SR-74 (US-278) to the south end of the Coosa River Bridge in Gadsden. Length 1.720 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 (40) Working Days. A 6.00% DBE Contract Obligation Is Required.

A Bidding Proposal may be purchased for $5.00. Plans may be purchased for $9.00 per set. Plans and Proposals are available at the Alabama Department of Transportation, 1409 Coliseum Boulevard, Room E-108, Montgomery, AL 36110. Checks should be made payable to the Alabama Department of Transportation. Plans and Proposals will be mailed only upon receipt of remittance. No refunds will be made.

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

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

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

The Bracket Estimate On This Project Is From $1,284,048 To $1,569,392 .

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

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

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

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

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

The right to reject any or all bids is reserved.

JOHN R. COOPER

Transportation Director

February 4, 11 and 18, 2022

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LEGAL ZONING NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, the February 24, 2022, at 8:30 a.m., the Board of Adjustment of the City of Gadsden will hold a public hearing in the City Council Chamber, First Floor, at City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama to give all persons who desire an opportunity to be heard in opposition to or in favor of the following requests:

“A request for variance to reduce the side setback from five feet (as per supplementary regulations) to four feet from the property line, in a B-1, Neighborhood Business District, on the following described property:

Lot Number Two, as shown by the T.W. Lister Survey of the Clayton Addition, Plat Book “B,” Page 1, Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama; said Lot 2 being a part of the SW ¼ of the NW ¼ of Section 32, Township 11, Range 6-E in Etowah County, Alabama (street address being 998-1002 Noccalula Road).”

“A request for special exception to locate a manufactured home, including variance, in an R-1, One-Family Residence District, on the following described property:

Lot Ten and the west ½ of Lot Eleven, in Block Eleven, according to the rearrangement of Blocks Six and Eight and a portion of Block Seven in Rolling Green Park, as shown by map of said rearrangement, recorded in Plat Book “C,” Page 349, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama (street address being 1217 Eastview Avenue).”

February 4, and 11, 2022 

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LEGAL ZONING NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that on the 23rd day of February, 2022 at 4:00 p.m., the Planning Commission of the City of Gadsden will hold a regularly scheduled public hearing in the Council Chamber at City Hall, First Floor, 90 Broad Street to give all persons who desire an opportunity to be heard, in opposition to or in favor of, the following request:

“A request for approval of Final Plat for Express Oil Gadsden.”

“A request for approval of Re-plat of 998, 1000, and 1002 Noccalula Road.”

February 11, 2022

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NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS

Sealed construction proposals will be received by the City Clerk, City of Gadsden, Alabama, at the City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Room 411, Gadsden, Alabama until 2:00 P.M., Tuesday, March 1, 2022, for furnishing all labor, materials, equipment, and service required to complete Wildhaven Circle Drainage Improvements, Phase 2, Bid Request No. 3471, located in the City of Gadsden, Alabama. 

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

Bids will be publicly opened and read at the above time and place. Specifications, and Contract Documents are open to the public for inspection at the City Hall. Electronic (pdf) Specifications, and Contract Documents may be obtained from the City of Gadsden Engineering Department, Room 301, City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama (phone: (256)-549-4520), immediately for free. All bidders must be registered with the City of Gadsden Engineering Department in order to submit a bid. Bids received from unregistered bidders will be rejected.

The bidder shall file with his bid either a cashier’s check drawn on an Alabama bank, payable to the City of Gadsden, Alabama, or a bid bond executed by a surety company duly authorized and qualified to make such bonds in Alabama, in an amount equal to the lesser of five percent (5%) of the bid or ten thousand ($10,000).

The successful bidder will be required to furnish and pay for the satisfactory Performance and Payment Bond or Bonds in the amount required by Section 39-1-1(a), Code of Alabama 1975, and evidence of insurance as required by the bid documents within ten (10) days after being notified that he has been awarded the contract.

No bidder may withdraw his bid within six (60) days after the actual date of the opening thereof.  The bidder must comply with all requirements of the public works bid law Section 39-2-1 et seq., Code of Alabama 1975.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any informalities and to award the contract to the lowest, responsible, responsive bidder. All bidders must comply with requirements of the Contractor’s Licensing Law of the State of Alabama and be certified for the type work on which the proposal is submitted.

Any bidder, whether a resident or non-resident of the State of Alabama, must comply with all applicable provisions of Section 34-8-1, et. seq., Code of Alabama, 1975, including requirements for licensing as a general contractor and the necessity to show evidence of license, before the bid will be considered by the awarding authority.  A current license number must be included on the bid.

Bidders must comply with the President’s Nos. 11246 and 11375 which prohibit discrimination in employment regarding race, creed, color, sex, or national origin. Bidders must also comply with Title IV of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of1968, and Section III of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, as amended, 12 U.S.C. 170lu.

By signing this contract, the contracting parties affirm, for the duration of the agreement, that they will not violate federal immigration law or knowingly employ, hire for employment, or continue to employ an unauthorized alien within the state of Alabama. Furthermore, a contracting party found to be in violation of this provision shall be deemed in breach of the agreement and shall be responsible for all damages resulting therefrom.

Bidders must certify that they do not and will not maintain or provide for their employees any facilities that are segregated on a basis of race creed, color, sex, or national origin.  Bidders must also certify they will make facilities handicap accessible to the extent required by law.

THE CITY GADSDEN, ALABAMA

Sherman Guyton, Mayor

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

February 11, 2022                     

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NOTICE OF SEALED BIDS 

SEALED BIDS WILL BE RECEIVED BY THE CITY OF SOUTHSIDE AT THE CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS LOCATED AT 2255 ALABAMA HIGHWAY 77, SOUTHSIDE, ALABAMA 35907, UNTIL 8:30 A.M., MARCH 3, 2022, AND AT THAT TIME PUBLICLY OPENED FOR CONSTRUCTING THE FOLLOWING: CITY OF SOUTHSIDE FY22 STREET RESURFACING PROJECT. THE PRINCIPAL ITEMS OF WORK ARE APPROXIMATELY AS FOLLOWS: 1 LS – MOBILZATION, 11972 GAL – TACK COAT, 10153 TONS – ASPHALT WEARING SURFACE, 1559 TONS – ASPHALT BINDER LAYER, 2891 TONS ASPHALT WEARING SURFACE LEVELING, 150 TONS – ASPHALT PATCHING, 8912 SQ. YDS – MILLING 2”-4”. BIDS MUST BE SUBMITTED ON COMPLETE ORIGINAL PROPOSALS MADE AVAILABLE BY THE OWNER. BID DOCUMENTS (INCLUDING PLANS AND PROPOSALS) ARE AVAILABLE AT SOUTHSIDE CITY CLERK’S OFFICE UPON PAYMENT OF A REFUNDABLE (IF PLANS ARE RETURNED IN REUSABLE CONDITION WITHIN 10 DAYS OF BID OPENING) DEPOSIT OF $50.00. CHECKS SHALL BE MADE PAYABLE TO THE CITY OF SOUTHSIDE

This bid invitation was approved by the Southside City Council on 2/8/2022. Bid invitations will be mailed to vendors on file with the city of Southside City Clerk and posted in four public places on 2/9/2022. The bid invitation will also be advertised in The Messenger newspaper starting on 2/11/2022. The city reserves the right to reject any and all bids received.

Signed this the 8th day of February, 2022

Cynthia B. Osborne, City Clerk

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022        

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-21-900552-WBO

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

PLAINTIFF

VS.

$2,226.00 U.S. Currency

DEFENDANT

In Re: 

Chad Barry Hudgins

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

WHEREAS, the State of Alabama has filed its complaint in the above-described action seeking condemnation, forfeiture and ultimate disposition of the above described currency.  You are hereby notified that you must answer said Complaint by the 11th day of March 2022.  Failure to file such answer shall result in your loss of any claimed owner’s or other interest in said currency.

DONE this the 11th day of January 2022

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

January 21, 28, February 4 and 11, 2022

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-21-900550-SJS

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

PLAINTIFF

VS.

$1,980.00 U.S. Currency

DEFENDANT

In Re: 

Marcus Allen Malone

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

WHEREAS, the State of Alabama has filed its complaint in the above-described action seeking condemnation, forfeiture and ultimate disposition of the above described currency.  You are hereby notified that you must answer said Complaint by the 11th day of March 2022.  Failure to file such answer shall result in your loss of any claimed owner’s or other interest in said currency.

DONE this the 11th day of January 2022

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

January 21, 28, February 4 and 11, 2022

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-22-900002-WBO

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

PLAINTIFF

VS.

$9,640.00 U.S. Currency

Glock 19 9mm

Serial # USZ769

DEFENDANT

In Re: 

Joshua Lajuan Williams

TO ANY PERSON, CORPORATION OR OTHER ENTITY CLAIMING AN OWNER’S BONA FIDE INTEREST IN THE HEREINABOVE DESCRIBED CURRENCY AND FIREARM.

WHEREAS, the State of Alabama has filed its complaint in the above-described action seeking condemnation, forfeiture and ultimate disposition of the above described currency and firearm.  You are hereby notified that you must answer said Complaint by the 11th day of March 2022.  Failure to file such answer shall result in your loss of any claimed owner’s or other interest in said currency and firearm.   

DONE this the 11th day of January 2022

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

January 21, 28, February 4 and 11, 2022

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-21-900551-GCD

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

PLAINTIFF

VS.

$558.00 US Currency

2011 Cadillac CTS-V

VIN# 1G6DV1EP1B0129496                           

2006 BMW X5

VIN# 5UXFA13516LY32635                                      

FN FNX .45 Pistol                                            

Serial# FX3UD87871

Smith & Wesson M&P 9mm Pistol                   

Serial# NBL8105                                             

Smith & Wesson MP15 .223 Rifle

Serial# TM90003

Smith & Wesson MP15 .223 Rifle                     

Serial# TR36142

Anderson AM-15 .223 Pistol

Serial# 20078639                                            

Ruger .223 Pistol

Serial# 857-00107                   

DEFENDANT

In Re: 

Roderick Lewis Barnes

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

WHEREAS, the State of Alabama has filed its complaint in the above-described action seeking condemnation, forfeiture and ultimate disposition of the above described currency, vehicles, and firearms.  You are hereby notified that you must answer said Complaint by the 17th day of March 2022.  Failure to file such answer shall result in your loss of any claimed owner’s or other interest in said property.

DONE this the 20th day of January 2022

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

January 21, 28, February 4 and 11, 2022

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NOTICE OF SALE

Notice is hereby given that the Contents of the following storage building will be Dold by Off Campus Storage on February 18, 2022 at 10:00 AM at 474 George Wallace Drive, Gadsden, AL. 35903

Christy DeJarnett – #18

Margaret Hunt – #41

Samariyah Buffor – #60

Shareka Cheirs – #73

James Williams – #100

Randy Jones – #157 and 158

Kimberly Carter – # 161 and 173

February 11 and 18, 2022

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle (s) on 03/18/2022

1995 Pontiac Grand Am  – VIN: 1G2NW15M1SC794972

1998 Ford F150  – VIN: 1FTZF1763WNB50296

2005 Buick Rendezvous  – VIN: 3G5DA03E65S507739

Matt’s Towing

2000 Hickory Street

Gadsden, AL 35904

(256) 485-8755

February 4 and 11, 2022

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION OF ABANDONED VEHICLES

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

2007 CHEVROLET IMPALA – VIN:  2G1WB58K4 79342924

2002 DODGE RAM 1500 – VIN:  1D7HA16 N52J256355

2009 SATURN VUE – VIN: 3GSCL3 3P69S577690

2007 NISSAN TITAN – VIN: 1N6BA0 7AX7N243510

2004 CHRYSLER PT CRUISER – VIN: 3C4FY 48B04T280351

2000 FORD F150 – VIN: 2FTRX07L1YCB00373

2006 NISSAN MAXIMA – VIN: 1NBA4 1E16C812136

2011 CHEVROLET MALIBU – VIN: 1G1ZC5EU4BF353048

The public auction will be held at Kelton Wrecker LLC located at 1625 Forrest Ave Gadsden AL 35901 at 8:00 AM on 03/12/2022. The seller shall have a right to reject any bid that is unreasonably low and may postpone the public auction until another time and place. In addition, the seller expressly reserves the right to bid and purchase at the public auction.

February 11 and 18, 2022

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle (s) on 03/25/2022

2005 Hyundai Elantra  – VIN: KMHDN56D25U172018

2008 Jeep Wrangler  – VIN: 1J4GB39128L515057

2005 GMC Yukon  – VIN: 1GKFK16Z35J125399

2004 Kia Optima  – VIN: KNAGD1 26045292104

2010 Toyota Camry  – VIN: 4T1BF3EK2AU022297

2004 Ford Ranger  – VIN: 1FTYR44U34PA34234

ER Towing & Recovery

1733 Forrest Ave

Gadsden, AL 35901

(256) 547-1549

February 11 and 18, 2022

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