Legals for 2/4/2022 – 2/10/2022

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MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE NOTICE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by thatcertain real estate mortgage executed by JOE BAKER and wife, ELISSA BAKER, to THOMAS MARION CHORON, SR. and wife, ANDREA RUTH CHORON, dated March 9, 2021 and recorded in Instrument No.: 3517519 in the

Office of the Judge of Probate, Etowah County, Alabama, and the Mortgagee, by reason of such default having declared all the indebtedness secured by said mortgage due and payable and said mortgage subject to foreclosure, and said default continuing, notice is hereby given that, acting under the power of sale

contained in said mortgage, the Mortgagee will sell at public outcry, for cash, to the highest and best bidder in front of the Courthouse door of the Etowah County

Courthouse, during the legal hours of sale on the 11th day of February, 2022, the

following described real estate situated in Etowah County, Alabama:

Lots 1, 2 and 3, Block 14 or the Rickles Addition Number 2 to the Town of

Altoona, Etowah County, Alabama as recorded in Plat Book “A”, Page

400, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama.

Said sale will be made for the purpose of paying the indebtedness secured by said mortgage, as well as the expenses of foreclosure. The property will be sold

on an “as is, where is” basis, subject to any easements, encumbrances, and

exceptions reflected in the records of the Probate Court. The property will be sold without warrant, or recourse, express or implied as to title, use and/or enjoyment, and will be sold subject to the right of redemption of all parties entitled thereto. The Mortgagees reserves the right to bid for and purchase the

property and to credit its purchase price against the expenses of sale and the indebtedness secured by the property.

Alabama law gives some persons who have an interest in the 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.

David C. Livingston

By: David C.

Livingston

Attorney for Mortgagees

P.O. Box 1621

Gadsden, AL 35902

(256) 546-9300

January 21, 28 and February 4, 2022

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

STATE OF Alabama COUNTY OF ETOWAH

Default having been made of the terms of the loan documents secured by that certain mortgage executed by Barbara A Laughlin A Widow to WAF World Alliance Financial Corp dated July 23, 2008; said mortgage being recorded on August 8, 2008, as Instrument No. 3299118 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama. Said Mortgage was last sold, assigned and transferred to Nationstar Mortgage LLC d/b/a Champion Mortgage Company to be recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama.

The undersigned, Nationstar Mortgage LLC d/b/a Champion Mortgage Company, under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage, will sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the main entrance of the Court House in Etowah County, Alabama during the legal hours of sale (between 11am and 4pm), on the 16th day of March, 2022 the following property, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

LOTS NUMBER FIVE (5), BLOCK NUMBER ONE (1) AS SHOWN ON MAP OF NOCCALULA HIGHLANDS, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK “F”, PAGE 67, PROBATE OFFICE, ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA.

Said property is commonly known as 2016 Noccalula Road, Gadsden, AL 35904.

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

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

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

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

NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC D/B/A CHAMPION MORTGAGE COMPANY

as holder of said mortgage

McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC

Two North Twentieth

2 20th Street North, Suite 1000

Birmingham, AL 35203

(800) 275-7171

FT21@mccalla.com

File No. 21-02397AL

www.foreclosurehotline.net

January 21, 28, and February 4, 2022

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

STATE OF Alabama COUNTY OF ETOWAH

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

TRUIST BANK, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO SUNTRUST BANK

as holder of said mortgage

McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC

Two North Twentieth

2 20th Street North, Suite 1000

Birmingham, AL 35203

(800) 275-7171

FT21@mccalla.com

File No. 22-02517AL

www.foreclosurehotline.net

January 28, February 4 and 11, 2022

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FORECLOSURE NOTICE

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

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

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

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

This the 26th day of January, 2021.

Merit Properties, LLC, Mortgagee

/s/ James C. Inzer, III

Inzer, Haney, McWhorter, Haney & Skelton, LLC

Attorney for Mortgagee

January 28, February 4 and 11, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Connie Miller was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/08/2021 Estate of Joshua Blake Curtis, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 21, 28 and February 4, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Sheila Kennedy Carwile was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/29/2021 Estate of Richard R. Kennedy, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 21, 28 and February 4, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Angela M. Sears was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/10/2021 Estate of Johnnie Mae Taylor, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 21, 28 and February 4, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Jesse Lee Wadsworth, Jr., David Adam Wadsworth and Roy Copper Wadsworth, II  was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/10/2021 Estate of Linda F. Wadsworth, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 21, 28 and February 4, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Penelope Bynum and Richard Bynum was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/15/2021 Estate of Myra Dean Bynum, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 21, 28 and

February 4, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Dewarren Garrett was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/13/2021 Estate of Earl Morris Chambers, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 21, 28 and February 4, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Jeremy Adam McDaniel appointed Personal Representatives on 12/15/2021 over the Estate of Gwendolyn Zadie McDaniel Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 21, 28 and February 4, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Byron Moore, Jr. appointed Personal Representatives on 01/03/2022 over the Estate of Beverly Jean Moore Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 21, 28 and February 4, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Cyril L. Smith and Joe A. Smith appointed Personal Representatives on 12/07/2021 over the Estate of Nell B. Smith Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 21, 28 and February 4, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Jessica Frady Bettinger was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/16/2021 Estate of Bryan Michael Bettinger, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

February 4, 11, and 18, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Jessie H. Hanks appointed Personal Representatives on 01/25/2022 over the Estate of James E. Hanks Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

February 4, 11 and 18, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Brent Guthrie was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/06/2021 Estate of Truman Guthrie, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

February 4, 11, and 18, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Phillip Trey Knight appointed Personal Representatives on 01/05/2022 over the Estate of Elaine Phillips Knight Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

February 4, 11, and 18, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Joseph Allen Thrasher appointed Personal Representatives on 01/10/2022 over the Estate of J.B. Thrasher Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

February 4, 11, and 18, 2022

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PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES NOTICE TO FILE CLAIMS

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

In the Matter of the Estate of Linda Simmons, deceased

CASE NO: S-11744

Letters of Administration on the estate of Linda Simmons , Deceased, having been granted to the undersigned on the 2nd day of December 2021, by the Honorable Scott W. 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. 

Christopher Simmons

Personal Representative

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 21, 28 and February 4, 2022

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NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE:  THE ESTATE OF JORGE HERNAN ZELAYA, DECEASED

CASE NO: S-11649

Letters of Administration of said deceased having been granted to Kayla Costa, Personal Representative on the 5th day of January, 2022 by the Honorable Scott Hassell, Judge of Probate Court of Etowah County, notice is hereby given that all persons having claims against said estate are hereby required to present the same within time allowed by law or the same will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 21, 28 and February 4, 2022

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NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE:  THE ESTATE OF PATRICIA ANN STEPHENS, DECEASED

CASE NO: S-11634

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

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

February 4, 11 and 18, 2022

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NOTICE OF PETITION FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION CUM TESTAMENTO ANNEXO

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

In Re: The Estate of WILLIAM T. YARBROUGH,

Deceased.

Case No.: S- 11767

Notice to: Gaynell Knight, 609 Pinedale Drive, Bessemer, Alabama 35022

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

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

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

Ernest Vardaman, 7424 Emerald Drive, Manassas, Virginia 20109

Stacy Smith, 702 White Street, Geneva, Alabama 36340

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

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

Lori Hall, 1604 Elkwood Drive, Fultondale, Alabama 35068

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

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

Unknown heirs, whose whereabouts are unknown

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

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

Justin D. Hayes, Esquire

406 South 3rd Street

Gadsden, AL 35901

January 21, 28,

February 4 and 11, 2022

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NOTICE OF PETITION FOR FINAL SETTLEMENT

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA   

In Re: The Estate of LESLEY CLAY WISE, Deceased.

Case No.: S-11424

Notice to: William Ray Wise, whose whereabouts are unknown

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

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

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

Scott W. Hassell,

Judge of Probate

January 28,

February 4 and 11, 2022

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NOTICE TO FILE CLAIM

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

Joseph Seymour Jones

(251) 442-1660

January 28,

February 4 and 11, 2022

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PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE NOTICE TO FILE CLAIM

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF SANDRA DORRIES, Deceased

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

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

Clark Hall

Attorney for Movant

750 Forrest Avenue

Gadsden, AL. 35901

256-549-4357

February 4, 11, and 18, 2022

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NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT TO BE PUBLISHED BY PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

ESTATE OF TOWANNA ROSHELLA WILLIAMS, Deceased

CASE NO.: S-11797

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

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

Shaun Malone

Attorney for the Administrator of Estate of

Towanna Roshella Williams, Deceased

924 Third Ave.

Gadsden, AL. 35901

February 4, 11 and 18, 2022

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NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT TO BE PUBLISHED BY PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

ESTATE OF CAROL ANN BLACKMON, Deceased

CASE NO.: S-11677

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

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

A. Davis Bailey

Attorney for the Administrator of Estate of

CAROL ANN BLACKMON, Deceased

P.O. Box 1039

Gadsden, AL. 35902

February 4, 11 and 18, 2022

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LEGAL NOTICE

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

MISTY LOUISE SMITH, PLAINTIFF

VS.

JERMICHAEL TIAWON SMITH, DEFENDANT

CASE NO.:  DR-2021-900279

JERMICHAEL TIAWON SMITH, whose whereabouts is unknown, must answer the complaint of MISTY LOUISE SMITH, seeking a divorce and other relief thirty (30) days of the last publication date of this notice listed at the bottom, or therefore a judgment by default may be rendered against him in Civil Action No.: DR-2021-900279. Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama.

Dated this the 11th day of January 2022.

Sonny J. Steen

Circuit Judge

Christopher P. Word, Attorney at Law, LLC

Post Office Box 8241

Gadsden, AL 35902

(256)312-9553 Phone

January 14, 21, 28 and February 4, 2022

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NOTICE OF PUBLICATION

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

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

DECEASED.

CASE NO. S-10412

TO: TOBIE TYLER SIMPSON, whereabouts unknown

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

Scott W. Hassell

JUDGE OF PROBATE

January 28,February 4 and 11, 2022

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NOTICE OF SERVICE BY PUBLICATION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CASE NO.: 31-CV-2022-900018

RATLIFF, THADDIUS

RATLIFF, KIMBERLY

PLAINTIFFS,

VS

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

DEFENDANTS,

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

This is the 20th day of January 2022

Cassandra Johnson

Circuit Clerk

January 28,

February 4, 11, and 18, 2022

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NOTICE OF COMPLAINT FOR BLL TO QUIET TITLE

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

JEROLYN D. PAGE,

Plaintiff,

vs.

A PARCEL OF LAND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:

CV-2021-900566.00

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

and

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

Defendants,

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

Done this 1st day of February 2022

Cassandra Johnson

Clerk of the Circuit Court of Etowah County

February 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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NOTICE OF COMPLAINT

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

Case No.: CV-2021-900075.00

FRITZ SMITH & SARAH SMITH

REVOCABLE LIVING TRUST,

Plaintiffs,

VS

A PARCEL OF LAND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:

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

and

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

Defendants,

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

Done the 6th day of May 2021.

Cassandra Johnson

Clerk of the Circuit

Cody D. Robinson

Circuit Judge

February 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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NOTICE OF PETITION FOR TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS

IN THE JUVENILE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE: 

G.E.E., a minor child

CASE NO.: JU-21-003.02

PETITIONER: ETOWAH COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES

NOTICE TO:  UNKNOWN/UNNAMED FATHER

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

Done this 2nd day February 2022.

Cassandra Johnson

District/Juvenile Clerk

Laura T. Lloyd

Attorney for the Etowah County Department of Human Resources

P.O. Box 129/200 Chestnut Street

Gadsden, Alabama 35902

February 4, 11, 18, and 25, 2022

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NOTICE OF DIVORCE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETWOAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CARMEN PASCUAL GASPAR,PLAINTIFF,

VS. CASE NO.: DR-2021-900024

JONATHAN COLLINS,DEFENDNAT.

Jonathan Collins, who whereabouts is unknown, must answer Carmen

Pascual Gaspar’s Petition for Divorce and/or other relief by March 31, 2022, or

thereafter a Judgment by default may be rendered against him in Civil Action No.:

31-DR-2021-900092 including awarding Carmen Pascual Gaspar the land and the

house located in Attalla, Alabama, two motor vehicles and all of the household

furnishings and appliances.

Done this the 2nd day of February, 2022.

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit

Court Clerk of Etowah County, Alabama

Jack W. Torbert, Jr.

TORBERT & TORBERT, P.A.

1024 Forrest Avenue

Gadsden, Alabama 35901

Attorney for Carmen Pascual Gaspar

February 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2022

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Notice to Contractors

Federal Aid Project No.

NH-0001(620) ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

Sealed bids will be received by the Director of Transportation at the office of the Alabama Department of Transportation, Montgomery, Alabama until 10:00 AM on February 25, 2022 and at that time publicly opened for constructing the Micro- Milling, Resurfacing, and Traffic Stripe on SR-1 (US-431) from the junction of SR-74 (US-278) to the south end of the Coosa River Bridge in Gadsden. Length 1.720 mi.

The total amount of uncompleted work under contract to a contractor must not exceed the amount of his or her qualification certificate.

The Entire Project Shall Be Completed In Forty (40) Working Days. A 6.00% DBE Contract Obligation Is Required.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The right to reject any or all bids is reserved.

JOHN R. COOPER

Transportation Director

February 4, 11 and 18, 2022

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LEGAL ZONING NOTICE

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

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

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

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

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

February 4, and 11, 2022

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to WILLIAM F. and MARY E. ROLLINS, 253 TABOR ROAD, 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 15, 2022 at 11:00 a.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located 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 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 4, 2022                                                                                                           

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-21-900552-WBO

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

PLAINTIFF

VS.

$2,226.00 U.S. Currency

DEFENDANT

In Re: 

Chad Barry Hudgins

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

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

DONE this the 11th day of January 2022

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

January 21, 28, February 4 and 11, 2022

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-21-900550-SJS

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

PLAINTIFF

VS.

$1,980.00 U.S. Currency

DEFENDANT

In Re: 

Marcus Allen Malone

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

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

DONE this the 11th day of January 2022

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

January 21, 28, February 4 and 11, 2022

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-22-900002-WBO

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

PLAINTIFF

VS.

$9,640.00 U.S. Currency

Glock 19 9mm

Serial # USZ769

DEFENDANT

In Re: 

Joshua Lajuan Williams

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

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

DONE this the 11th day of January 2022

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

January 21, 28, February 4 and 11, 2022

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-21-900551-GCD

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

PLAINTIFF

VS.

$558.00 US Currency

2011 Cadillac CTS-V

VIN# 1G6DV1EP1B0129496                           

2006 BMW X5

VIN# 5UXFA13516LY32635                                      

FN FNX .45 Pistol                                            

Serial# FX3UD87871

Smith & Wesson M&P 9mm Pistol                   

Serial# NBL8105                                             

Smith & Wesson MP15 .223 Rifle

Serial# TM90003

Smith & Wesson MP15 .223 Rifle                     

Serial# TR36142

Anderson AM-15 .223 Pistol

Serial# 20078639                                            

Ruger .223 Pistol

Serial# 857-00107                   

DEFENDANT

In Re: 

Roderick Lewis Barnes

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

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

DONE this the 20th day of January 2022

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

January 21, 28,

February 4 and 11, 2022

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LEGAL NOTICE

The following units will be auctioned or otherwise disposed of on February 10, 2022 beginning at 9:00 AM on the premises of STOCK IT & LOCK IT mini storage located at 3403 Rainbow Parkway, Rainbow City 35906.

Jennifer Cain – Unit 199-H and 342-L

Rochelle Keener  – Unit 118-E

Gabriela Morris  – Unit 266-J

Daresa Diamond – Unit 71-C

Dalton Tinsley – Unit 59-B

Jeff Taylor  – Unit 18A and 40-B

Stock it & Lock it

3403 Rainbow

Parkway

Rainbow City, AL. 35906

January 28 and February 4, 2022

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LEGAL NOTICE

The following storage units will be auctioned on FEBRUARY 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.

Marcia Hardney – Unit 24C and 170

Robbie Emerson – Unit 64

Laura Vazquez – Unit 106

Ja Rod Brock – Unit 153

Lee Johnson – Unit 258

Jennifer Woolery – Unit 391

Myra Anderson – Unit 476 and 12-15

Keith Southers – Unit 548

Britney Rawlinson – Unit 584

Shelton Walker – Unit 682

Penny Blevins – Unit 692

Stacy Hanson – Unit 703

Southtowne

Mini Warehouse

199 Woodland Drive

Rainbow City, AL. 35906

January 28 and February 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:

2008 NISSAN ALTIMA – VIN:  1N4AL21E48N425078

2001 FORD EXPLORER – VIN:  1FMY U60E31UA59457

2002 CHEVROLET SUBURBAN – VIN: 1GNFK16Z32J132836

2000 TOYOTA TUNDRA – VIN: 5TBRT 3419YS038752

2010 HONDA ACCORD – VIN: 1HGCP2F3XAA169560

The public auction will be held at Kelton Wrecker LLC located at 1625 Forrest Ave Gadsden AL 35901 at 8:00 AM on 02/26/2022. 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.

January 28 and February 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:

2007 FORD CROWNVICTORIA – VIN:  2FAHP71W07X142425

1999 CHEVROLET SILVERADO – VIN:  2GCEC19T7X1234957

2017 NISSAN SENTRA – VIN: 3N1AB7AP0HY299156

2009 FORD FOCUS – VIN: 1FAHP3 7N79W111288

2007 MAZDA 3 – VIN: JM1BK12FX71764937

2004 MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS – VIN: 2MEFM75W24X603848

2005 TOYOTA TUNDRA – VIN: 5TBET3 4195S487262

The public auction will be held at Kelton Wrecker LLC located at 1625 Forrest Ave Gadsden AL 35901 at 8:00 AM on 03/05/2022. 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.

January 28 and February 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 03/18/2022

2014 Chevrolet Impala  – VIN: 2G1WA 5E33E1176441

2004 Toyota Camry  – VIN: 41TBE3 2K74U375372

2012 Nissan Altima  – VIN: 1N4AL2AP2CN435179

2013 Hyosung GT250R  – VIN: K4MJ6274D1700287

1993 Chevrolet CK 1500  – VIN: 2GCEC 19K1P1236081

2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee  – VIN: 1J4GS48K86C186572

ER Towing & Recovery

1733 Forrest Ave

Gadsden, AL 35901

(256) 547-1549

January 28 and February 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 03/18/2022

1995 Pontiac Grand Am  – VIN: 1G2NW15M1SC794972

1998 Ford F150  – VIN: 1FTZF1763WNB50296

2005 Buick Rendezvous  – VIN: 3G5DA03E65S507739

Matt’s Towing

2000 Hickory Street

Gadsden, AL 35904

(256) 485-8755

February 4 and 11, 2022

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