Legals for 2/25/2022 – 3/3/2022

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE

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

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

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

THIS PROPERTY WILL BE SOLD ON AN “AS IS, WHERE IS” BASIS, SUBJECT TO ANY EASEMENTS, ENCUMBRANCES, AND EXCEPTIONS REFLECTED IN THE MORTGAGE AND THOSE CONTAINED IN THE RECORDS OF THE OFFICE OF THE JUDGE OF PROBATE OF THE COUNTY WHERE THE ABOVE DESCRIBED PROPERTY IS SITUATED. THIS PROPERTY WILL BE SOLD WITHOUT WARRANTY OR RECOURSE, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED AS TO TITLE, USE AND/OR ENJOYMENT AND WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO THE RIGHT OF REDEMPTION OF ALL PARTIES ENTITLED THERETO.

ALABAMA LAW GIVES SOME PERSONS WHO HAVE AN INTEREST IN PROPERTY THE RIGHT TO REDEEM THE PROPERTY UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES. PROGRAMS MAY ALSO EXIST THAT HELP PERSONS AVOID OR DELAY THE FORECLOSURE PROCESS. AN ATTORNEY SHOULD BE CONSULTED TO HELP YOU UNDERSTAND THESE RIGHTS AND PROGRAMS AS A PART OF THE FORECLOSURE PROCESS

The Transferee reserves the right to bid for and purchase the real estate and to credit its purchase price against the expenses of sale and the indebtedness secured by the real estate.

This sale is subject to postponement or cancellation; contact Jason Knowles at the phone number shown below prior to attendance at sale.

Jason Knowles

Attorney for Mortgagee Knowles & Sullivan, LLC

413 Broad Street

Gadsden, Alabama 35901

(256) 547-7200

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE

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

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

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

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

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

Regions Bank

Transferee

Jauregui & Lindsey, LLC

244 Inverness Center Drive

Suite 200

Birmingham, AL 35242

Phone: (205) 970-2233

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE

WHEREAS, default has been made in the terms of the mortgage executed on the 30th day of September 2019, by Joey Kellum an unmarried man, as mortgagors, in favor of EVELYN B. HUNTER, as mortgagee, as recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama as Inst. # 3491336, 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 Gadsden, Alabama, during legal hours of sale on the 21st day of March, 2022, the following described real estate embraced in said mortgage, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

A lot or parcel of land described as beginning at a point in the northerly right of way line of the Cox Gap Road, (otherwise known as Project No. SACP (204) 2-28C), which is 113 feet easterly, measured along said northerly right of way line, from the west line of the SW1/4 of the NW1/4 in Section 22; and from thence run in an easterly direction and along the northerly right of way line of said road a distance of 320 feet; thence in a northerly direction and parallel with the west line of said forty a distance of 89 feet; thence in a westerly direction 320 feet to a point which is 75 feet northerly, measured along a line parallel with the west line of said forty, from the northerly right of way of said road; thence in a southerly direction and parallel with the west line of said forty a distance of 75 feet to the point of beginning, said description embracing portions of the Southwest Quarter (SW1/4) of the Northwest Quarter (NW1/4) in Section Twenty-Two (22), Township Ten (10) South, Range Five (5) East of the Huntsville Meridian, in Etowah County, Alabama, save and except all the minerals, mineral and mining rights, privileges and interests in, under and upon the same.

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

THIS PROPERTY WILL BE SOLD ON AN “AS IS, WHERE IS” BASIS, SUBJECT TO ANY EASEMENTS, ENCUMBRANCES, AND EXCEPTIONS REFLECTED IN THE MORTGAGE AND THOSE CONTAINED IN THE RECORDS OF THE OFFICE OF THE JUDGE OF PROBATE OF THE COUNTY WHERE THE ABOVE-DESCRIBED PROPERTY IS SITUATED. THIS PROPERTY WILL BE SOLD WITHOUT WARRANTY OR RECOURSE, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED AS TO TITLE, USE AND/OR ENJOYMENT AND WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO THE RIGHT OF REDEMPTION OF ALL PARTIES ENTITLED THERETO.

ALABAMA LAW GIVES SOME PERSONS WHO HAVE AN INTEREST IN PROPERTY THE RIGHT TO REDEEM THE PROPERTY UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, PROGRAMS MAY ALSO EXIST THAT HELP PERSONS AVOID OR DELAY THE FORECLOSURE PROCESS. AN ATTORNEY SHOULD BE CONSULTED TO HELP YOU UNDERSTAND THESE RIGHTS AND PROGRAMS AS A PART OF THE FORECLOSURE PROCESS

The Transferee reserves the right to bid for and purchase the real estate and to credit its purchase price against the expenses of sale and the indebtedness secured by the real estate.

This sale is subject to postponement or cancellation; contact Scott D. Waldrup at the phone number shown below prior to attendance at sale.

Scott D. Waldrup

Attorney for Mortgagee KNOWLES & SULLIVAN, LLC

400 Broad Street, Suite 105

Gadsden, Alabama 35901

(256) 547-7200

February 18, 25 and March 4, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Robert Lee Mecham, Jr. was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/21/2021 Estate of Mildred Genevieve Mecham, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Donna Maria Carnes was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/22/2021 Estate of Myra Janis Hayes Bussey, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Gerald Jones was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/22/2021 Estate of Jerry Lee Jones, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Brenda Garrard was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/22/2021 Estate of Nick G. Garrard, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

David W. Trottier was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/22/2021 Estate of J W Cassell, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Tammy Watts was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/22/2021 Estate of Thomas Edward Newton, IV, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Kermit Downs was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 01/14/2022 Estate of William McClendon Downs, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Catherine Mae Pearson was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/28/2021 Estate of Eunice Mae Christopher, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Kelly Elliott was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 01/10/2022 Estate of Gail Birdwell, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Andrea Fowler Bates was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 01/05/2022 Estate of Richard Alan Bates, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Steve Clay was appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/15/2021, Estate of Edward H. Thompson, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

February 11,18 and 25, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Richard Rhea was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 01/13/2022 Estate of Toni Ann Lynch Henry, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Angela Brumbeloe Mardis was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/29/2021 Estate of Forrest Glen Mardis, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Krya W. Porter was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 01/06/2022 Estate of Barbara Jane Woods, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Greg Fisher appointed Personal Representatives on 02/02/2022 over the Estate of John Gioe, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Billy R. Herrin was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 01/05/2022 Estate of Irma Joyce Welden, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

February 18, 25 and  March 4, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Charles Taylor appointed Personal Representatives on 01/03/2022 over the Estate of Arssie Lee Taylor Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

ESTATE OF CAROLYN JOYCE DIAL, Deceased

CASE NO.: S-11763

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

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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NOTICE TO FILE CLAIMS

PETITION FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

In Re:  The Estate of Jack Davies,

Deceased

Case No: S-11757

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

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

Scott W. Hassell,

Probate Judge

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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NOTICE OF COMPLAINT FOR BLL TO QUIET TITLE

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

JEROLYN D. PAGE,

Plaintiff,

vs.

A PARCEL OF LAND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:

CV-2021-900566.00

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

and

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

Defendants,

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

Done this 1st day of February 2022

Cassandra Johnson

Clerk of the Circuit Court of Etowah County

February 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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NOTICE OF COMPLAINT FOR BILL TO QUIET TITLE

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

TSL SERVICING ALABAMA, LLC,Plaintiff

vs.

PLUMMIE HOLSTON and OPHELIA HOLSTON, Defendant

Case No: CV-2021-900265

The Defendants, PLUMMIE HOLSTON and OPHELIA HOLSTON, and/or their heirs or next of kin, and any other individuals who may claim an interest in the following property:

H/S Base Year – 1984

Lot Number Sixteen (16) in Block Number Two (2) in Glendale Subdivision, according too map recorded in Plat Book “E”, Page 53, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, and lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.

Whose whereabouts are unknown, must answer the Complaint for Ejectment, Quiet Title and Declaratory Relief filed by TSL Servicing Alabama, LLC, within thirty (30) days of the completion of the publication or thereafter a judgment of default may be rendered against you in the aforementioned case.

DONE the 16th day of February, 2022

Cassandra Johnson

Clerk of the Circuit Court of Etowah County

Knowles & Sullivan, LLC

413 Broad Street

Gadsden, Alabama 35901

256-547-7200

February 18, 25, March 4 and 11, 2022

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NOTICE OF COMPLAINT

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

Case No.: CV-2021-900075.00

FRITZ SMITH & SARAH SMITH

REVOCABLE

LIVING TRUST, Plaintiffs,

VS

A PARCEL OF LAND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:

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

and

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

Defendants,

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

Done the 6th day of May 2021.

Cassandra Johnson

Clerk of the Circuit

Cody D. Robinson

Circuit Judge

February 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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NOTICE OF CREDITORS

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA 

In Re:  The Estate of Carol Butler,Deceased

CASE NO: S-11766

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

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

Jason Knowles,

Knowles & Sullivan, LLC

Attorneys for Administratrix

413 Broad Street

Gadsden, AL. 35901

(256)547-7200

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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NOTICE OFCREDITORS

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA 

In Re:  The Estate of Betty Lou Overall, Deceased

CASE NO: S-11780

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

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

Jason Knowles,

Knowles & Sullivan, LLC

Attorneys for Administratrix

413 Broad Street

Gadsden, AL. 35901

(256)547-7200

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE TO FILE CLAIMS

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF FARRELL MAX CHANDLER, Deceased

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

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

Scott W. Hassell,

Probate Judge

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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NOTICE OF SUMMARYDISTRIBUTION

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF:

TOMMY EUGENE WILKIE, Deceased

Case No.: S-1184

Notice is hereby given that a Petition for Summary Distribution of the Estate of deceased, TOMMY EUGENE WILKIE pursuant to Ala. Code 43-2-690 (1975, as amended) has been filed by the decedent’s distribute, NANCY W. WINSTON, on the 31st day of January 2022 and that 30 days after the notice of publication hereof and pursuant to law the Court shall be requested to enter an order directing summary distribution of the estate of said decedent.

ATTORNEY OF RECORD:  Patrick L. Tate, Est. 310 Alabama Ave. S.W. Fort Payne, Alabama, 35967.

It is therefore ordered that notice of the filing of said petition be given by publication for (1) one week in the Gadsden Messenger a newspaper published in this County, notifying all parties in interest to appear and contest said petition if they think proper so to do.

Given under my hand this 17th day of February 2022

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

Patrick H. Tate, Esquire

310 Alabama Avenue S.W.

Fort Payne, AL. 35967

256-845-1047

February 25, 2022

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NOTICE OF ESTATE

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF: 

MERRIEL BLACKWELL MAYO, DECEASED

CASE NO: S-11815

A Petition for Summary Distribution of the Estate of Merriel Blackwell Mayo, Deceased, having been submitted to the Honorable Scott W. Hassell, Judge of Probate, by Petitioner, Leonard D. Blackwell, Jr, on the 19th day of January 2022.  Notice is hereby given that all persons contesting said Petition shall file a response thereto with the Judge of Probate, Etowah County, within 30 days of the date of this publication.

Done this the 22nd day of February 2022

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

February 25, 2022

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LEGAL NOTICE

Notice is hereby given on Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at 10:30 A.M., a hearing is set to be

heard in The Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama on the disposition of the remains of:  Roosevelt D Watson, DOB: June 18, 1947, DOD: February 19,2022,  his last known address 211 East Chestnut St Apt #7 Gadsden AL. 35903

February 25, 2022

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NOTICE OF PETITION FOR TERMINATION OF PARENTALRIGHTS

IN THE JUVENILE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE: 

G.E.E., a minor child

CASE NO.: JU-21-003.02

PETITIONER: ETOWAH COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES

NOTICE TO:  UNKNOWN/UNNAMED FATHER

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

Done this 2nd day February 2022.

Cassandra Johnson

District/Juvenile Clerk

Laura T. Lloyd

Attorney for the Etowah County Department of Human Resources

P.O. Box 129/200 Chestnut Street

Gadsden, Alabama 35902

February 4, 11, 18, and 25, 2022

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PUBLICATION NOTICE

NOTICE OF CIVIL ACTION

GARRISSON JAMES MICHAEL,Plaintiff,

VS.

GARRISON SANDY GALE,Defendant

CASE NO.: DR-2017-000414.01

TO:  JAMES MICHAEL GARRISON last known address: 

address unknown

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

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

Done this 26th day of January 2022

George C. Day, Jr.

Circuit Judge

Erica Tucker Lang Attorney at Law

Attorney for Defendant

834 Chestnut Street

Gadsden, Al 35901

February 11, 18, 25 and March 4, 2022

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PUBLICATION NOTICE

NOTICE OF JUVENILE ACTION

CASE NO.: JU-2016-528.03

TO:   SAVANNAH CAROLINE MILLER, Last known address:

4941 Rainbow Drive, Rainbow City, Alabama. 35906

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

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

Done this 1st day of February 2022

Hon. Willis H. Clay

Juvenile Judge

Erica Tucker Lang Attorney at Law

Attorney for Petitioners

834 Chestnut Street

Gadsden, Al 35901

February 11, 18, 25 and March 4, 2022

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PUBLICATION NOTICE

NOTICE OF CIVIL ACTION

CASE NO.: JU-2016-529.03

TO:   BOBBY RAY PARKS, Last known address:

710 Randall Street, Gadsden, AL. 35901

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

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

Done this 1st day of February 2022

Hon. Willis H. Clay

Juvenile Judge

Erica Tucker Lang Attorney at Law

Attorney for Petitioners

834 Chestnut Street

Gadsden, Al 35901

February 11, 18, 25 and March 4, 2022

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NOTICE OF DIVORCE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

EDWARDS RAVEN CROZIER,Plaintiff,

VS.

EDWARDS MICHAEL R.,Defendant

Case No.:  DR-2021-900234.00

MICHAEL EDWARDS, whose whereabouts are unknown, must answer RAVEN CROZIERS Complaint for Divorce, and other relief within 30 thirty days from the date of the last publication notice below or thereafter, a JUDGMENT BY DEFAULT may be rendered against MICHAEL EDWARDS, in Case Number DR-2021-900234, in the Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama.

Done this the 22nd day of February, 2022

William B. Ogletree

Circuit Judge

Gerald Maxwell

Attorney for Plaintiff

821 Tuscaloosa Avenue

Gadsden, AL. 35901

256-549-5443

February 25, March 4, 11 and 18, 2022

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PUBLIC NOTICE 

Be it known that Brandon and Joyce Chaffin and Myra Pointer being the owners of property abutting Jessie Avenue hereby request the Etowah County Commission to vacate a portion of said road described as follows: 

VACATING THE NORTH 1/2 OF JESSIE AVENUE 

BEGINNING AT THE SW CORNER OF LOT 13, BLOCK “E”, SLIGH  SUBDIVISION AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK “F”, PAGE 213, ETOWAH  COUNTY PROBATE OFFICE, THENCE RUN SOUTH ALONG A  PRODUCTION OF THE WEST LINE OF SAID LOT 13 30.00 FEET TO A  POINT, SAID POINT BEING THE CENTERLINE OF JESSIE AVENUE (60’  R/W), THENCE RUN EAST PARALLEL WITH THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID LOT  13 AND ALONG THE CENTERLINE OF JESSIE AVENUE 235.00 FEET TO A  POINT ON THE WEST R/W OF ELBERT STREET, THENCE NORTH ALONG  THE WEST LINE OF ELBERT STREET 30.00 FEET TO THE SE CORNER OF  SAID LOT 13, THENCE WEST ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID LOT 13  235.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. 

VACATING THE SOUTH 1/2 OF JESSIE AVENUE  

BEGINNING AT THE NW CORNER OF LOT 13, BLOCK “D”, SLIGH  SUBDIVISION AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK “F”, PAGE 213, ETOWAH  COUNTY PROBATE OFFICE, THENCE RUN NORTH ALONG A  PRODUCTION OF THE WEST LINE OF SAID LOT 13 30.00 FEET TO A  POINT, SAID POINT BEING THE CENTERLINE OF JESSIE AVENUE (60’  R/W), THENCE RUN EAST PARALLEL WITH THE NORTH LINE OF SAID  LOT 13 AND ALONG THE CENTERLINE OF JESSIE AVENUE 235.00 FEET  TO A POINT ON THE WEST R/W OF ELBERT STREET, THENCE SOUTH  ALONG THE WEST LINE OF ELBERT STREET 30.00 FEET TO THE NE  CORNER OF SAID LOT 13, THENCE WEST ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF  SAID LOT 13 235.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. 

This matter will be considered at the 3-15-2022 Etowah County Commission meeting at 9:00 am at the Etowah County Commission Office, 800 Forrest  Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

February 18, 25, March 4 and 11, 2022

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ORDINANCE NO. O-01-22

AMENDING SECTION 6-45 OF THE CITY CODE

ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES

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

Section 1. Section 6-45(a) is amended to read as follows:

Section 6-45. Review of application; hearing. 

(a) Every person applying for an alcoholic beverage license shall file in the City Revenue Department a copy of the application to the State Alcoholic Beverage Control Board including the criminal background report provided by the Alabama Bureau of Investigation (ABI) or the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to the State Alcoholic Beverage Control Board. Said report shall not be older than six (6) months.

Section 2. Section 6-45(c) is amended to read as follows:

Section 6-45. Review of application; hearing.

(c) The police department shall review the criminal report of the applicant, including information available in city records, and shall recommend to the City Clerk, whether or not the applicant should be approved, and, if not, the reason why it is not recommended.

Section 3. Section 6-45(i)(3) is amended to read as follows:

(i)(3) The applicant’s criminal record according to local police records and the reports submitted to the State Alcoholic Beverage Control Board.

Section 4. 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 5. The provisions of this ordinance repeal any prior ordinance or provision of the Gadsden City Code to the extent of any conflict.

Section 6.  This ordinance shall become effective on March 1, 2022.

Adopted by the City Council of the City of Gadsden, Alabama, at an open public meeting held on February 15, 2022.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

February 25, 2022

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RESOLUTION NO. R-65-22

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                       

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

253 TABOR ROAD in District 7 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Number Eleven (11), in Block “A” in Mitchell Park Supplemental Addition Number Two (2) in Gadsden, the same appears of record in the office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, in Book of Town Plats “F”, page 391, and lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, and being subject to restrictive covenants by Lookout Land Company dated December 12, 1956, recorded in Miscellaneous Record “15”, page 335, said Probate Office, and being subject to the reservation of the minerals, mineral and mining rights, interests and privileges in, under and upon said property.

is a nuisance and ordered its abatement; and

Whereas, as required by the City Code, notice of a public hearing has been given to WILLIAM F. and MARY E. ROLLINS, 253 TABOR ROAD, GADSDEN, AL.

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

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

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

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden, Alabama, at an open public meeting held on February 15, 2022.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk   

February 25, 2022

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PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

CITY OF ATTALLA

THE CITY OF ATTALLA WILL HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS TO DISCUSS THE REMEDIES FOR NUISANCE/ABATEMENT CASES THAT WILL COME BEFORE THE ATTALLA CITY COUNCIL ON MARCH 7, 2022 AT 5:00 P.M. LOCATED AT 612 4TH STREET NW. ATTALLA, ALABAMA. THE FOLLOWING ADDRESSES WILL BE DISCUSSED.

925 2ND STREET NW

409 7TH AVENUE NW

205 LOOKOUT AVENUE

642 OWENS AVENUE

201 11TH AVENUE SW

February 25 and March 4, 2022

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to MARVIN WAYNE WRIGHT c/o PRINCESS DOROTHY JOHNSON-BRASHER, 703 BLYTHE STREET, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35903, 701 BLYTHE STREET, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35903, believed to have or claim an interest in the property described below, that at a regular meeting of the Council of the City of Gadsden to be held in the Council Chamber at City Hall on TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2022 at 11:00 a.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located 701 BLYTHE STREET in District 2 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lots Numbers 29 and 30 in Block Number 2 in Eastview Addition, according to the map or plat thereof recorded in Book of Town Plats “C”, Pages 10 and 11, in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, together with all improvements located thereon, and lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.

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

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

Brian Harbison                                                  

BUILDING OFFICIAL                                                                                                               

City of Gadsden                                                 

P.O. Box 267                                                    

Gadsden, AL  35902                                             

(256) 549-4529                                                                                                                             

February 25, 2022

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CFORM OF ADVERTISEMENT FOR COMPLETION

LEGAL NOTICE

In accordance with Chapter 1, Title 39, code of Alabama 1975, notice is hereby  given that Simmons Sign & Graphics, contractor, has completed the Contract for  Public Works 21-14 – Valley Street Signage at the VALLEY STREET CAMPUS for  Gadsden State Community College, Gadsden, Alabama for the State of Alabama  and the (County) of Etowah, Gadsden, Owner(s), and have made request for final  settlement of said Contract. All persons having any claims on for labor, materials,  or otherwise in connection with this project should immediately notify: Kevin  McFry, Dean of Financial & Administrative Services, Gadsden State Community  College, PO Box 227, Gadsden, AL 35902.

February 25, 2022

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CFORM OF ADVERTISEMENT FOR COMPLETION

LEGAL NOTICE

In accordance with Chapter 1, Title 39, code of Alabama 1975, notice is hereby given that Galaxy Flooring Company, LLC, contractor, has completed the Contract for Public Works 21-16 Naylor Hall Cove Base Replacement at the WALLACE DRIVE CAMPUS for Gadsden State Community College, Gadsden, Alabama for the State of Alabama and the (County) of Etowah, Gadsden, Owner(s), and have made request for final settlement of said Contract. All persons having any claims on for labor, materials, or otherwise in connection with this project should immediately notify: Kevin McFry, Dean of Financial and Administrative Services, Gadsden State Community College, PO Box 227, Gadsden, AL 35902.

February 25, 2022

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CFORM OF ADVERTISEMENT FOR COMPLETION

LEGAL NOTICE

In accordance with Chapter 1, Title 39, code of Alabama 1975, notice is hereby given that Galaxy Flooring Company, LLC, contractor, has completed the Contract for Public Works 21-09 Flooring Repair & Installation (All Campuses) at the WALLACE DRIVE CAMPUS, EAST BROAD CAMPUS, VALLEY STREET CAMPUS, AYERS CAMPUS and CHEROKEE CAMPUS for Gadsden State Community College, Gadsden, Alabama for the State of Alabama and the (County) of Etowah, Gadsden, Owner(s), and have made request for final settlement of said Contract. All persons having any claims on for labor, materials, or otherwise in connection with this project should immediately notify: Kevin McFry, Dean of Financial and Administrative Services, Gadsden State Community College, PO Box 227, Gadsden, AL 35902.

February 25, 2022

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NOTICE OF SEALED BIDS 

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

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

Signed this the 8th day of February, 2022

Cynthia B. Osborne,

City Clerk

February 11, 18 and 25, 2022        

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AUCTION NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that Regional Warehousing, LLC, will conduct an auction of personal property and contents located in the following self storage units located at 3525 Mountain View Drive, Southside, AL 35907. 

Units:

Building CC#1 Unit 142 & Building CC#2 Unit 202

Tenant:

Jane Teschner

1016 Forrest Avenue

Gadsden, Alabama 35901

The auction will be held on March 3, 2022, at 10:00 a. m. at the Regional Warehousing Storage facility located at 3525 Mountain View Drive, Southside, AL 35907.  Contents of each unit will be sold to the highest bidder.

Regional Warehousing, LLC

P. O. Box 72

Gadsden, AL 35902

February 18 and 25, 2022

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AUCTION NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that Regional Warehousing, LLC, will conduct an auction of personal property and contents located in the following self storage units located at 3525 Mountain View Drive, Southside, AL 35907. 

Units:

Building CC#2 Unit 197

Tenant:

Steven Kendrick

1408 Harrison Avenue

Gadsden, Alabama 35904

The auction will be held on March 3, 2022, at 10:00 a. m. at the Regional Warehousing Storage facility located at 3525 Mountain View Drive, Southside, AL 35907.  Contents of each unit will be sold to the highest bidder.

Regional Warehousing, LLC

P. O. Box 72

Gadsden, AL 35902

February 18 and 25, 2022

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LEGAL NOTICE

The following storage units will be auctioned on MARCH 10, 2022 beginning at 10:00am on the business premises of Southtowne Mini Warehouses.  Southtowne is located at 199 Woodland Drive, off of Steele Station Road in Rainbow City, Alabama.

Krystal Baty – Unit 5-B

Phyllis Lee – Unit 63

Dylan Mason – Unit 101

Jessica Simpson – Unit 152

Sallie Lawernce – Unit 163

Mitchell Phillips – Unit 393

Bobby Jenkins Jr. – Unit 486

Shunavon Butler – Unit 499

Justin Smith – Unit 506

Fatima Bibb – Unit 512

James Kennedy – Unit 573

Michael Maxwell – Unit 606

Ligaya Ferguson – Unit 341-1A

Nick Sanford – Unit K-4

Southtowne Mini Warehouse

199 Woodland Drive

Rainbow City, AL. 35906

February 25 and March 5, 2022

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION OF ABANDONED VEHICLES

Please take NOTICE that A&J Auto Sales will offer for sale at public auction to the highest bidder for cash on the following abandoned motor vehicles:

2004 GMC Sierra – VIN: 1GTEC 14T24Z214562

The public auction will be held at A&J Auto Sales located at 506 Elmwood Avenue, Gadsden, AL. 35903 at 11:30 AM on 3/22/2022.  The seller shall have a right to reject any bid.  In addition, the seller expressly reserves the right to bid and purchase at the public auction.

February 25 and March 4, 2022

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION OF ABANDONED VEHICLES

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

2003 CHRYSLER PT CRUSIER – VIN:  3C4FY58BX3T591709

2004 DODGE CARAVAN – VIN:  1D4GP25B94B513082

2009 NISSAN MAXIMA – VIN: 1N4A A51E59C856839

2008 CHEVROLET IMPALA – VIN: 2G1WU5 83681235599

The public auction will be held at Kelton Wrecker LLC located at 1625 Forrest Ave Gadsden AL 35901 at 8:00 AM on 03/26/2022. The seller shall have a right to reject any bid that is unreasonably low and may postpone the public auction until another time and place. In addition, the seller expressly reserves the right to bid and purchase at the public auction.

February 25 and March 4, 2022

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle (s) on 04/08/2022

2006 Ford Explorer  – VIN: 1FMEU73 E66UB73111

Tommy Tow’s

3403 Forrest Ave

Gadsden, AL 35904

(256) 490-3715

February 25 and March 4, 2022

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle (s) on 04/08/2022

2008 Dodge Charger  – VIN: 2B3KA53 H28H265094

2008 Ford F350  – VIN: 1FDWW36R58EC35908

2003 Volkswagen Passat  – VIN: WVWPD63B73P285293

2002 Honda Accord  – VIN: 1HGCG16592A018397

ER Towing & Recovery

1733 Forrest Ave

Gadsden, AL 35901

(256) 547-1549

February 25 and March 4, 2022

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle (s) on 04/08/2022

2019 Dodge Journey  – VIN: 3C4PDCAB5KT853245

2000 Toyota Avalon  – VIN: 4T1BF28B5YU021449

2011 Hyundai Sonata  – VIN: 5NPEB4AC4BH069988

Thacker Towing

927 5th Ave NE

Attalla, AL 35954

(256) 546-9994

February 25 and March 4, 2022

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle (s) on 03/31/2022

2016 Dodge Ram 1500 Pickup – VIN:  1C6RR 6GT9GS394121

Stifflers Auto

2631 Hwy 431

Anniston, AL. 36206

February 25 and March 4, 2022

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle (s) on 03/31/2022

2011 Dodge Ram Van – VIN:  2B7HB11Y01K507617

A&J Towing

3180 US Hwy 278 W.

Altoona, AL. 35952

February 25 and March 4, 2022

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle (s) on 03/31/2022

2001 Ford Mustang – VIN:  1FAFP42X81F22149

UNI Towing

2075 Hwy 77

Attalla, AL  35954

February 25 and March 4, 2022

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