Legals for 2/17/2023 – 2/23/2023

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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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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain Mortgage executed by Melissa H. Yates, an unmarried woman, to Mortgage Electronic

Registration Systems, Inc. (“MERS”), (solely as nominee for Lender, First Federal Bank,

and Lender’s successors and assigns), dated the 20th day of January, 2011, which

Mortgage was recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama,

in Instrument Number 3344445; said Mortgage having been transferred and assigned by

Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. (“MERS”), (solely as nominee for

Lender, First Federal Bank, and Lender’s successors and assigns) to Alabama Housing

Finance Authority by virtue of that certain Assignment of Mortgage dated April 28, 2021

and recorded in said Probate Office in Instrument Number 3520002; said Mortgage having

been transferred and assigned by Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc.

(“MERS”), (solely as nominee for Lender, First Federal Bank, and Lender’s successors

and assigns) to Alabama Housing Finance Authority by virtue of that certain Corrective

Assignment of Mortgage dated April 28, 2021 and recorded in said Probate Office in

Instrument Number 3548474; said Mortgage having been transferred and assigned by

Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. (“MERS”), (solely as nominee for

Lender, First Federal Bank, and Lender’s successors and assigns) to Alabama Housing

Finance Authority by virtue of that certain Corrective Assignment of Mortgage dated

October 24, 2022 and recorded in said Probate Office in Instrument Number 3548490; said

mortgage being modified by virtue of that certain FHA Covid-19 Advance Loan Modification

Agreement dated October 29, 2021 and recorded in said Probate Office in Instrument Number

3530423. The undersigned Alabama Housing Finance Authority as Assignee of said Mortgage

will, under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said Mortgage, sell at auction to the

highest bidder for cash before the main entrance of the Etowah County Courthouse in the City of Gadsden, Alabama, during the legal hours of sale on March 30, 2023, the real property described in said Mortgage, which said description is hereby referred to and made a part hereof, said property being situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

Begin at the southeast corner of Lot 24 in Goodyear Heights Addition #2; thence North

and along the East line of said lot 150 feet; thence West, parallel to the South line of said

lot, 123 feet; thence South, parallel to the East line of said lot, 150 feet to a point in the

South line thereof; thence East, along the South line of said lot, 123 feet to the point of

beginning; and embracing a portion of Lot Twenty-Four (24) in Goodyear Heights

Addition #2, according to the map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book “D”, Page 189,

Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama. There is also conveyed hereby an easement for ingress and egress, more particularly described as follows:

To reach a point of beginning for the centerline of a 15 ft. Access Drive, commence at the

Northwest corner of Lot #25; thence run North 88°18’ East, along the North line thereof,

23.00 feet to a point, which is the point of beginning of the centerline of a 15 ft. access

drive described herein; thence from said point of beginning, run along said centerline,

with the following bearings and distances: South 00°20’ West, 48.27 feet; South 10°35’

West, 75.68 feet; South 13°07’ West, 117.04 feet; South 57°53’ East, 174.49 feet; South

47°01’ East, 28.86 feet to a point in the North line of the parcel of land described in Deed

Record 1338, Page 819, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, and being the point of

termination of said centerline of 15 ft. access drive, embracing portions of Lots #24 and

25, of Goodyear Heights Addition #2, as recorded in Plat Book “D”, Page 189, Probate

Office, Etowah County, Alabama

Alabama law gives some persons who have an interest in property the right to redeem the

property under certain circumstances. Programs may also exist that help persons avoid or delay

the foreclosure process. An attorney should be consulted to help you understand these rights and programs as a part of the foreclosure process.

This sale is made for the purpose of realizing the mortgage debt, together with all

expenses of the sale, including a reasonable attorney’s fee.

CAPELL & HOWARD, P.C.

Bowdy J. Brown, Esq.

150 South Perry Street

Montgomery, Alabama 36104

Our File No.: 49696-3188/37591-3183

ATTORNEYS FOR ASSIGNEE ALABAMA HOUSING FINANCE AUTHORITY ASSIGNEE

February 17, 24, and March 3, 2023

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE

WHEREAS, default has been made in the terms of the mortgage executed on the 30th day of August, 2020, by CHUCK SYBERT, as mortgagor in favor of PRECISION AUTOMATICS, INC. as mortgagee, as recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama as Instrument #3508196, and said default continuing, the mortgagee, 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 Etowah, Alabama, during legal hours of sale on the 9th day of March, 2023, the following described real estate embraced in said mortgage, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

COMMENCE AT A 1/2’ REBAR CAPPED (CA-497-LS) ON THE EASTERLY R/W OF SUTTON BRIDGE ROAD (80’ R/W) MARKING THE NW CORNER OF LOT (19), A.B. HAMES ADDITION TO RAINBOW CITY, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK ‘H’, PAGE 139, IN THE PROBATE OFFICE OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA, THENCE LEAVING SAID R/W AND ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID LOTS (18) & (19) N89°46’08’E 120.00’ TO A 1/2’ REBAR CAPPED (CA-497-LS), SAID POINT BEING THE POINT OF BEGINNING, THENCE CONTINUE ALONG THE NORTH LINES OF SAID LOT (17) & (18) N89°46’08’E 153.82’ TO A ½” REBAR CAPPED (CA-497-LS) MARKING THE NE CORNER OF SAID LOT (17), THENCE LEAVING SAID LOT LINE S00°43’56’E 196.92’ TO A 1/2’ REBAR CAPPED (CA-497-LS) ON THE NORTHERLY R/W OF GREENVIEW AVENUE (60’ R/W) AND ON THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID LOT (17), THENCE ALONG SAID R/W AND THE SOUTH LINES OF SAID LOTS (17) & (18) S89°53’17’W 153.11’ TO A 1/2’ REBAR CAPPED (CA-497-LS), THENCE LEAVING SAID R/W AND SAID LOT LINE N00°56’20’W 196.61’ TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING.

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

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 EXITS 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 Joshua B. Sullivan at the phone number shown below prior to attendance at sale.

/s/ Joshua B. Sullivan                                                                                  

Joshua B. Sullivan

Attorney for Mortgagee, Precision Automatics, Inc.

KNOWLES & SULLIVAN, LLC

413 Broad Street

Gadsden, Alabama 35901

(256) 547-7200

February 17, 24, and March 3, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Mary Angela B. Wilson was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/21/2022 over the Estate of Jo Ann Blanton, 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 10, 17 and 24, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Kenneth Ray Buchanan was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/29/2022 to the Estate of Katherine Morgan Buchanan, 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 10, 17 and 24, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Steven Floyd Swindall was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/20/2022 to the Estate of Joyce Whitt Swindall, 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 10, 17 and 24, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Debra Dianne Luker Hamby was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/16/2022 over the Estate of Charlotte Sue Luker, 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 10, 17 and 24, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Kenneth Mark Keener was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/22/2022 to the Estate of Haynie B. Keener, 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 10, 17 and 24, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Annette Odell was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/27/2022 to the Estate of Barbara Ann Jarrells Beard, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama noti-fies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

February 10, 17 and 24, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Forrest Wayne Estes was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 01/04/2023 to the Estate of Ruby Sue Roberts, 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 10, 17 and 24, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Patsy Yates was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 01/05/2023 over the Estate of Arey A. Yates, Jr., deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

February 10, 17 and 24, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Fred William Dunn and Deborah Mae Cobb was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 01/12/2023 Estate of Eva Dunn, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Al-abama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

February 10, 17 and 24, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Pamela Kennedy was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 01/13/2023 over the Estate of Carson Lee Miller, 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 10, 17 and 24, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Paula Ann Alford was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 01/19/2023 over the Estate of Guy Earl Alford, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

February 10, 17 and 24, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Lisa Price was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 01/19/2023 over the Estate of Rodney Lewis Price, 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

February 10, 17 and 24, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Donald Bain Stephens, Jr. was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 01/19/2023 to the Estate of Sarah Louise Stephens, 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 10, 17 and 24, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Emily Crabtree was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 02/01/2023 over the Estate of Eric Anthony Crabtree, 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 10, 17 and 24, 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 ESTATE

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF RUBY LEE BAILEY, DECEASED

CASE NO: S-12376

A Petition for Summary Distribution of the Estate of RUBY LEE BAILEY, Deceased, having been submitted to the Honorable Scott W. Hassell, Judge of Probate, by Petitioner, Belinda Tedesco, on the 7th day of February, 2023; Notice is hereby given that all persons contesting said Petition shall file a response thereto with the Judge of Probate, Etowah County, within 30 days of the date of this publication.

Done this the 10th day of February 2023

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

February 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 PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

RE: IN THE MATTER OF FRANKIE BUTTERWORTH, Deceased.

CASE NO.: S-12380

Notice is hereby given that on February 22, 2023 at 10:30a.m. a hearing is set to be

heard in Etowah County Probate Court by Probate Judge, Scott Hassell on the disposition of the

remains of Mr. Frankie Butterworth, DOB 12/14/1944, DOD 2/11/2023.

Jacob A. Millican, Esq. Petitioner

827 Chestnut Street

Gadsden, AL 35901

February 17, 2023

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

Notice to: Brandi Nichole Alford Hope whose whereabouts are unknown

You will take notice that a Petition for Letters of Guardianship for the person of Byron K. Alford and a Petition for Letters of Conservatorship over the estate of Byron K. Alford was filed by Gadsden Regional Medical Center on the 7th day of FEBRUARY 2023.

A hearing on the Petition for Letters of Guardianship and Petition for Letters of Conservatorship is set on the 15TH day of MARCH 2023, at 1:00 o’clock p.m., in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

February 10, 17 and 24, 2023

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

Notice to: Rodney Crocton, whose whereabouts are unknown

You will take notice that a Petition for Letters of Guardianship for the person of Covia Crocton and a Petition for Letters of Conservatorship over the estate of Covia Crocton was filed by Gadsden Regional Medical Center on the 3rd day of January, 2023.

A hearing on the Petition for Letters of Guardianship and Petition for Letters of Conservatorship is set on the 15 day of MARCH 2023, at 2:00 o’clock p.m., in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

February 10, 17, and 24, 2023

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

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

You will take notice that a Petition for Letters of Guardianship for the person of Paul Bradley and a Petition for Letters of Conservatorship over the estate of Paul Bradley was filed by Gadsden Regional Medical Center on the 7th day of FEBRUARY 2023.

A hearing on the Petition for Letters of Guardianship and Petition for Letters of Conservatorship is set on the 15th day of MARCH 2023, at 1:30 o’clock p.m., in

the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

February 10, 17, and 24, 2023

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

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

You will take notice that a Petition for Letters of Guardianship for the person of Anastasio

Jalpa and a Petition for Letters of Conservatorship over the estate of Anastasio Jalpa was filed by Gadsden Regional Medical Center on the 9TH day of February 2023.

A hearing on the Petition for Letters of Guardianship and Petition for Letters of Conservatorship is set on the 22nd day of March 2023, at 1:00 o’clock p.m., in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

February 17, 24, and March 3, 2023

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PUBLICATION NOTICE

IN THE JUVENILE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CASE NO.:  JU-2023-000016.01 AND JU-2023-000017.01

Elizabeth Ann Kitchens, whose whereabouts are unknown, must answer the Petition of Shawn Kuechle, thirty days (30) after the last publication date listed at the bottom of this notice or, thereafter a judgement of default may be rendered against her in Civil Action JU-2023-16.01 and JU-2023-17.01, in Juvenile Court of Etowah County, Alabama.

Dated this 3rd day of February, 2023.

/s/ Hon Willis H. Clay

Juvenile Judge

Shannon L. Millican

Attorney at Law

255 South 8th Street

Gadsden, AL. 35901

256-543-7610

February 10, 17, 24 and March 3, 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 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 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 Coun-ty, 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 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-2022-00136

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 Subdivi-sion 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 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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RESOLUTION

NO. R-27-23

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                       

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

609 WASHINGTON STREET in District 3 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lots Number 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 50 and 51 in Riverview Addition as recorded in Plat Book “B”, Page 381, in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama and lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.

is a nuisance and ordered its abatement; and

Whereas, as required by the City Code, notice of a public hearing has been given to Free Range Properties, LLC, 609 Washington Street, 322 5th Avenue NW, Attalla, Free Range Properties, LLC c/o Donnie Willis, 142 Hillcrest Street, Odenville;

Now, Therefore, be is resolved by the City Council of the City of Gadsden, Alabama, as follows:

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

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

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden on February 7, 2023.      

Iva Nelson, City Clerk   

February 17, 2023

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ORDINANCE NO. O-05-23

Authorizing Conveyance of Certain Property

Whereas, pursuant to Deed Number 54066 from The State of Alabama dated

October 22, 2010, the City of Gadsden owns the following described property located on McKinley Avenue:

Lt 7 & S 25 Lt 8 Blk 49 Crescent Heights or South Gadsden Plat B-314 8-12-6

This property does not constitute the homestead or principal residence of the grantor.

Whereas, James Spurling and Charlotte Spurling have offered to pay $1,650.00 for the property;

Now, Therefore, be is ordained by the City Council of the City of Gadsden, Alabama, as follows:

1. This real property is not needed for any municipal or public purpose.

2. The Mayor is hereby authorized and directed to execute a quit claim deed to and in favor of James and Charlotte Spurling for the sum of One Thousand Six Hundred Fifty and 00/100 Dollars ($1,650.00).

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden on February 7, 2023.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

February 17, 2023

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ORDINANCE  NO. O-06-23

Authorizing Conveyance of Certain Property

Whereas, the City of Gadsden owns the following described property pursuant to foreclosure on a public improvement assessment:

Lot 1 Blk G Strouds 1st Sub Plat B 84-85 SEC 11 TWP 12S R 6E

Whereas, Judaism for Humans Home Trust has offered to pay $349.00 for the property;

Now, Therefore, be is ordained by the City Council of the City of Gadsden, Alabama, as follows:

1. This real property is not needed for any municipal or public purpose.2. The Mayor is hereby authorized and directed to execute a quitclaim deed to and in favor of Judaism for Humans Home Trust for the sum of Three Hundred Forty Nine and 00/100 Dollars ($349.00).

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden on February 7, 2023.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

February 17, 2023

____________

ORDINANCE NO. O-07-23

Amending City Code Section 106-2. – Penalties.

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

Section 1. Section 106-2 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Gadsden is amended to read as follows:

(a) All violations of the provisions of this chapter, except subsection 106-73(g), shall be punishable as follows:

(1) For the first offense, a fine up to $500.00 and a minimum of eight hours of community service collecting litter.

(2) For the second offence, committed within 12 months of the preceding violation, a fine up to $1,000.00 and a minimum of 16 hours of community service collecting litter.

(3) For the third offense, committed within 12 months of the preceding violation, a fine up to $1,000.00 and a minimum of three (3) days in jail.

(b) For purposes of this subdivision, any series of items found in the garbage, trash, or other discarded material including, but not limited to, bank statements, utility bills, bank card bills, and other financial documents, clearly bearing the name of a person shall constitute a rebuttal presumption that the person whose name appears on the material knowingly disposed of the litter. Advertising, marketing, and campaign materials and literature shall not be sufficient to constitute a rebuttal presumption of criminal littering under this subsection.

(1)No action under this litter control article based on evidence that creates a rebuttable presumption under subdivision (b) shall be brought against a person by or on behalf of the municipal governing body unless he or she has been given written notice by a designee of the governing body that items found in an accumulation of garbage, trash, or other discarded materials contain his or her name, and that, under subdivision (b), there is a rebuttable presumption that he or she knowingly deposited the litter. The notice shall advise the person that littering is a misdemeanor offense, and shall provide that, unless the person can present satisfactory information or evidence to rebut the presumption to the designee of the governing body within 15 days from the date of the notice, an action for littering may be filed against him or her in the appropriate court. If the person responds to the notice and presents information or evidence to the designee of the governing body, the designee shall review the information or evidence presented and make a determination as to whether or not an action should be brought against the person for littering. The designee shall provide written notice to the person of its determination, and if the intent is to proceed with an action for littering, the notice shall be sent before any action is filed.

(c) All violations of subsection 106-73(g) for failure to remove a garbage can shall first be provided a warning notice or citation; thereafter the minimum fine for the first violation shall be $25.00, and $50.00 for the second violation and $100.00 for the third violation within twelve (12) months of the preceding violation.

(d) The municipal court retains jurisdiction to assess the maximum fine and/or punishment as provided in Section 1-7 of this Code.

Section 2. The section, subsections, paragraphs, sentences, clauses and phrases of this ordinance are severable.  If any section, subsection, paragraph, sentence, clause and phrase of this ordinance is declared unconstitutional or invalid by a valid judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction, such judgment shall not affect the validity of any other section, subsection, paragraph, sentence, clause and phrase of this ordinance.  The city council declares that it is its intent that it would have enacted this ordinance without such invalid or unconstitutional provisions.

Section 3. The provisions of this ordinance repeal any prior ordinance or provision of the Gadsden City Code to the extent of any conflict.

Section 4.  This ordinance shall become effective on February 7, 2023.

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden on February 7, 2023.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

February 17, 2023

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NOTICE OF  PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to L.D.A. INVESTMENT, LLC and JEROME P. DAVIS, 408 S 4TH STREET, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35901, 16 SOMMERSWORTH AVENUE, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35904, believed to have or claim an interest in the property described below, that at a regular meeting of the Council of the City of Gadsden to be held in the Council Chamber at City Hall on TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2023 at 11:00 a.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition 16 SOMMERSWORTH AVENUE in District 6 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Number One Hundred and Twelve (112), Parcel Two (2), Cone Mills Corporation, Dwight Division, according to the map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book F, Page 53, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama 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 nui-sance and its abatement.                                                                                                                                                                                       

Brian Harbison                                                  

BUILDING OFFICIAL                                                                                                               

City of Gadsden                                                 

P.O. Box 267                                                    

Gadsden, AL  35902                                             

(256) 549-4529         

February 17, 2023                                                                                                                    

_____________

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING                                                                                                                                        

Notice is hereby given to CARL GRANT, 207 PIONEER STREET, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35903, 207 PIONEER STREET, E 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 28, 2023 at 11:00 a.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located at 207 PIONEER STREET in District 1 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Tax ID#: 15-06-14-2-000-086.001

LTS 31&33 SUBD OF LT J PINEHURST SUB C-57 GADSDEN SEC 14 TWP 12S R 6) BK 1094 PG 587 1988 WILL D-2000-2494,

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 17, 2023                                                                                                           

______________                        

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to CEDRIC POPE, 18043 WILDEMERE STREET, DETROIT, MICHIGAN 48221, 807 AVENUE E, 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 28, 2023 at 11:00 a.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located at 807 AVENUE E in District 3 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Number Six (6) In Block Number Thirty-one (31) in Gadsden Land and Improvement Com-pany’s Thornton Addition, according to the map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book “A”, Page 31, in the Probate Office of Etowah County, Alabama.

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

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

Brian Harbison                                                  

BUILDING OFFICIAL                                                                                                              

City of Gadsden                                                 

P.O. Box 267                                                    

Gadsden, AL  35902                                             

(256) 549-4529              

February 17, 2023                                                                                                                                

  _____________

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to KENNETH MALONE and LEPRECIOUS MALONE, 142 LINCOLN AVE-NUE, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35903, 1015 HOKE STREET, GADSDEN, ALBAMA 35903, subject to the rights of redemption of CRUSADER SERVICING COPORATION, 479 YORK ROAD, JENKIN-TOWN, PENNSYLVA-NIA 19046, as custodian for STRATEGIC MUNICIPAL INVESTMENTS, LLC, 1450 CENTREPARK BOULEVARD, SUITE 325, WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA 33401, and TONYA D. LOCK, her heirs, successors, and/or assigns, 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 28, 2023 at 11:00 a.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located at 1015 HOKE STREET in District 1 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as

Lot Number Numbered 11 and 12 in Block 1 according to the map of T. R. Raley Addition rec-orded in Plat Book “C”, Page 73 and amended in Plat Book “C”, Page 87, 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 17, 2023                                                                                                

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to SUSAN RENEE CANIZALES, 3720 TIDMORE BEND ROAD, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35901, 1113 AUBURN AVENUE, 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 28, 2023 at 11:00 a.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condi-tion located at 1113 AUBURN AVENUE (ACCESSORY BUILDING) in District 2 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Number Fifty-one (51) in the India Sutherlin Estate as shown by map or plat thereof rec-orded in Plat Book “C”, Page 311, 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 nui-sance and its abatement.                                                                                                                                                                                      

Brian Harbison                                                  

BUILDING OFFICIAL                                                                                                               

City of Gadsden                                                 

P.O. Box 267                                                    

Gadsden, AL  35902                                             

(256) 549-4529               

February 17, 2023                                                                            

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PUBLIC HEARING

CITY OF ATTALLA

The City of Attalla will hold public hearings to discuss remedies for nuisance/abatement cases that Will come before the Attalla City Council on March 6th, 2023 at City Hall, at 5:00pm, located at 612 4th Street NW, Attalla, Alabama. The following addresses will be discussed.

108 Marshal St. 311 3RD ST SW

504 2nd Ave.

921 Cleveland Ave.

February 17 and 24, 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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ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

NOTICE OF UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK (UST) CORRECTIVE ACTION PLAN

AND REQUEST FOR COMMENTS

PUBLIC NOTICE – 201

Etowah County

Ketan Gandhi, 1734 Rainbow Drive, Gadsden, AL 35901 is required by ADEM to implement a Corrective Action Plan for remediation of soil and/or groundwater which has resulted from a release from an underground storage tank located at Rainbow Shell Mart, 1734 Rainbow Drive, Gadsden, AL 35244.  The site is identified as Facility I.D. Number 22752-055-003830 and Inci-dent Number UST21-01-03.  The proposed remediation methods include remediation by natu-ral attenuation with mobile enhanced multiphase extraction events.

Copies of the Corrective Action Plan for Rainbow Shell Mart are available for public inspection electronically via http://adem.alabama.gov/newsEvents/publicNotices.cnt and at the following location Monday – Friday (except legal holidays), 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.  A nominal fee for copy-ing and/or mailing may be charged.  Arrangements for copying should be made in advance.

Russell A. Kelly, Chief

Permits and Services Division

ADEM

1400 Coliseum Blvd.

[Mailing address: PO Box 301463; Zip 36130-1463]

Montgomery, Alabama 36110-2400

(334) 271-7714

permitsmail@adem.alabama.gov

Persons wishing to comment may do so, in writing or by email, to the Department’s named contact above within 15 days following the publication date of this notice.  Any person wishing to provide additional information regarding the Corrective Action Plan may do so.

A written request for a public meeting may also be filed within that 15-day period and must state the nature of the issues proposed to be raised in the meeting.

Notice is hereby given this 16th day of February, 2023, by authority of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management.

Lance R. LeFleur

Director

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

February 17, 2023                            

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EFSP PUBLIC NOTICE

ETOWAH COUNTY HAS BEEN AWARDED FEDERAL FUNDS MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (DHS)/FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY UNDER THE EMERGENCY FOOD AND SHELTER NATIONAL BOARD PROGRAM.

Etowah County has been awarded $27,567 (considered Phase 40) to supplement existing emergency food and shelter programs in the county. The selection was made by a National Board that is chaired by the U. S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency and consists of representatives from American Red Cross; Catholic Charities, USA; National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA; The Jewish Federations of North America; The Salvation Army; and, United Way Worldwide. The Local EFSP Board was charged to distribute funds appropriated by Congress to help expand the capacity of food and shelter programs in high-need areas around the country and will determine how these funds are to be distributed among the emergency food and shelter programs run by local service agencies in the area. Under the terms of the grant from the National Board, local agencies chosen to receive funds must:

1) be private, voluntary nonprofits or units of government,

2) be eligible to receive Federal funds,

3) have an accounting system,

4) practice nondiscrimination,

5) have demonstrated the capability to deliver emergency food and/or shelter programs, and

6) if they are a private voluntary organization, have a voluntary board. Qualifying agencies are urged to apply.

Please contact (256)399-4330 or callhelp@uwoec.org to receive an organizational application for this phase of funding.

February 17 and 24, 2023                        

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LEGAL NOTICE  

Bedwell & Whorton Excavating, LLC hereby gives notice of completion of the Cross Drain Replacement on Crabapple Lane for the City of Gadsden, Alabama.  This notice will appear for four (4) weeks, once weekly beginning on February 10, 2023 and ending on March 3, 2023.  All claims should be filed with The City of Gadsden 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama 35901 or call 256-549-4520.

Jeff Bedwell, Owner

February 10, 17, 24 and March 3, 2023            

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NOTICE OF SALE

Notice is hereby given that the contents of the following storage buildings will be SOLD by Off campus Storage on February 24, 2023 at 10:00 AM., at 474 George Wallace Drive, Gadsden, AL. 35903.

Samaiyah Bufford #60

Deborah McGlaughan #3

Evett Rembert #67

Tina Rodgers #135

Demetrius Johnson #141

Brittany Coats #106

Catrena Underwood #99

February 17 and 24, 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 04/07/2023

2018 Kia Forte  – VIN: 3KPFK4A70JE258700

2004 Jeep Grand – Cherokee  VIN: 1J4GX48S54C303779

2009 Kia Sportage  – VIN: KNDJF724897594238

Thacker Towing

927 5th Ave NE

Attalla, AL 35954

(256) 546-9994

February 10 and 17, 2023

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following de-scribed abandoned vehicle(s) on 04/21/2023

N2016 Hyundai Sonata  – VIN; KMHE24L13GA014910

2010 Nissan Sentra  – VIN: 3N4AB6AP4AL669215

2011 Nissan Murano  – VIN: JN8AZ1MW0BW150385

2003 Nissan Altima  – VIN: 1N4AL11D03C272995

Thacker Towing

927 5th Ave NE

Attalla, AL 35954

(256) 546-9994

February 17 and 24, 2023

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