Legals for 4/2/2021 – 4/8/2021

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain Mortgage executed by Larry Robidoux and Amanda Robidoux, husband and wife, to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. (“MERS”) (solely as nominee for Lender, First Federal Bank, and Lender’s successors and assigns), dated the 3rd day of December, 2010, which Mortgage was recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, as Instrument Number 3342367; said Mortgage having been transferred and assigned by Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. (solely as nominee for Lender, First Federal Bank, and Lender’s successors and assigns) to Alabama Housing Finance Authority by virtue of that certain Assignment of Mortgage dated January 26, 2021 and recorded in said Probate Office as Instrument Number 3515182. The undersigned Alabama Housing Finance Authority, as Assignee of said Mortgage will, under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said Mortgage, sell at auction to the highest bidder for cash before the main entrance of the Etowah County Courthouse in the City of Gadsden, Alabama, during the legal hours of sale on April 29, 2021, the real property described in said Mortgage, which said description is hereby referred to and made a part hereof, said property being situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

Lots Twenty-four (24) and Twenty-five (25) in Block “C”, in the Edgewood Addition Number Two (2), as shown by map or plat recorded in Plat Book “E”, Page 79, in the Office of the Judge of Probate and lying and being in the City of Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.

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

This sale is made for the purpose of realizing the mortgage debt, together with all expenses of the sale, including a reasonable attorney’s fee.

SASSER, SEFTON & BROWN, P.C.

Bowdy J. Brown, Esq.   

445 Dexter Avenue, Suite 8050

Montgomery, Alabama 36104

Telephone: (334) 532-3400

Website: http://www.sasserlawfirm.com

Our File No.: 49696-3114

ATTORNEYS FOR ASSIGNEE

ALABAMA HOUSING FINANCE AUTHORITY

March 26, April 2 and 9, 2021

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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 Kenneth D. Christopher An Unmarried Manwonda Sue Raines A/Ka Wonda S. Raines An Unmarried Woman to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as mortgagee, as nominee for Branch Banking and Trust Company, its successors and assigns dated December 31, 2012; said mortgage being recorded on January 3, 2013, as Instrument No. 3378900 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama. Said Mortgage was last sold, assigned and transferred to Branch Banking and Trust Company in Instrument 3450109 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama.

The undersigned, Truist Bank FKA Branch Banking and Trust 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 10th day of May, 2021 the following property, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

LOTS 1, 2, 2A, 2B AND 2C, BLOCK FIVE, MEADOW GROVE ACRES, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK F, PAGES 41-43, PROBATE OFFICE, ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA.

Said property is commonly known as 329 Kaying Rd N, 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 FKA BRANCH BANKING AND TRUST 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. 912717

www.foreclosurehotline.net

March 26, April 2 and 9, 2021

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage and security agreement executed by DANNY BARBEE and DONNA VINSON, a married couple, on the 6th day of December 2013, to 21ST MORTGAGE CORPORATION, as recorded in Instrument Number 3395941 in the office of the Probate Judge of Etowah County,  Alabama; 21ST MORTGAGE CORPORATION, as Mortgagee, by reason of such default having declared all of the indebtedness secured by said mortgage and security agreement due and payable and such default continuing, notice is hereby given that, acting under the power of sale contained in said mortgage and security agreement, and as authorized by Section 7-9A-604(a)(2) of the Code of Alabama of 1975 as amended, 21ST MORTGAGE CORPORATION, as Mortgagee, will sell at public outcry, for cash to the highest bidder, in front of the Courthouse door, in the City of Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, during the legal hours of sale on April 22, 2021, the following described real and personal property situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

PARCEL ONE:  To find the point of beginning of the hereinafter described parcel of land commence at the northeast corner of Section 23, Township 11 South, Range 7 East of the Huntsville Meridian, Etowah County, Alabama; thence run S 01°27’49” W and along the east line of said section a distance of 30.01 feet to a point on the southerly right of way of Blythe McDaniel Drive; thence run N 88°26’21” W and along said right of way a distance of 427.42 feet to a point, said point being the point of beginning. From said point of beginning continue N 88°26’21” W and along said right of way a distance of 199.96 feet to a point; thence run S 01°24’42” E a distance of 655.0 feet to a point; thence run S 88°26’21” E a distance of 199.97 feet to a point; thence run N 01°24’45” W a distance of 654.99 feet to the point of beginning. Said parcel of land embracing a portion of the NE 1/4 of the NE 1/4, Section 23, Township 11 South, Range 7 East, Huntsville Meridian, lying and being in Etowah County, Alabama.

PARCEL TWO:  To find the point of beginning of the hereinafter described parcel of land commence at the northeast corner of Section 23, Township 11 South, Range 7 East of the Huntsville Meridian, Etowah County, Alabama; thence run S 01°27’49” W and along the east line of said section a distance of 30.01 feet to a point on the southerly right of way of Blythe McDaniel Drive; thence run N 88°26’21” W and along said right of way a distance of 627.38 feet to a point, said point being the point of beginning. From said point of beginning continue N 88°26’21” W 200.03 feet to a point; thence run S 01°24’38” E a distance of 655.0 feet to a point; thence run S 88°26’21” E a distance of 200.04 feet to a point; thence run N 01°24’42” W a distance of 655 feet to the point of beginning. Said parcel of land embracing a portion of the NE 1/4 of the NE 1/4, Section 23, Township 11 South, Range 7 East, Huntsville Meridian, lying and being in Etowah County, Alabama.

Subject to the following:

1.                  Reservation of easement as set forth in instrument recorded in Book 1998, Page 56 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama.

2.                  Restrictions as set forth in instrument recorded in Book 1998, Page 56 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama.

INCLUDING a security interest in one (1) 2014 Kabco 60’ x 32’ manufactured home, Serial No. KB028774AB14;

together with the hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging and all fixtures now attached to and used in connection with the premises herein described.

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.

Said sale will be made subject to any existing Federal Tax Lien, if any, and/or Special Assessments, if any, which might adversely affect the title to the subject property.

Said sale will be made for the purpose of paying the indebtedness secured by the above-described mortgage, and the proceeds thereof will be applied as provided by the terms of the said mortgage. This sale is subject to postponement or cancellation; contact Margery Oglesby at the phone number shown below prior to attending the sale.

Kristofor D. Sodergren

Attorney for 21st Mortgage Corporation

ROSEN HARWOOD, P.A.

2200 Jack Warner Pkwy Ste 200

P.O. Box 2727

Tuscaloosa, AL 35403

(205) 344-5000

April 2, 9, and 16, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Derrick Christopher Woods, was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 02/10/2021 Estate of Donald Jack Hill, 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

March 19, 26 and April 2, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Jacob Millican, was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 02/25/2021 Estate of James Michael Philpot, 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

March 19, 26 and April 2, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Jeffry Shannon Swann and Jodey Sherrill Swann was/were appointed Co-Personal Representative(s) on 03/04/2021 Estate of Joseph Sherrill Swann, 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

March 19, 26 and April 2, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Jennie Dobson was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 02/10/2021 Estate of Ralph Thomas Campbell, 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

March 19, 26 and April 2, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Joanna Elaine Gelinas and Jeffery Scott Tarvin was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 02/22/2021 Estate of Sarah Evelyn Tarvin, 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

March 26, April 2 and 9, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Kayla Diane Simmons Minton was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 02/22/2021 Estate of Kay Simmons Quarles, 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

March 26, April 2 and 9, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Marlin Scott Gossett was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 02/12/2021 Estate of Patricia Ann Gossett, 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

March 26, April 2 and 9, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Nancy Langley was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 02/12/2021 Estate of Jean L. Kilpatrick, 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

March 26, April 2 and 9, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Joanna Elaine Gelinas and Jeffery Scott Tarvin was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 02/22/2021 Estate of Elbert M. Tarvin, 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

April 2, 9 and 16, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Joanna Elaine Gelinas and Jeffery Scott Tarvin was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 02/22/2021 Estate of Sarah Evelyn Tarvin, 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

April 2, 9 and 16,  2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Vicky Platt, was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 02/19/2021 Estate of Charles Webster Platt, Jr., deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred. 

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

March 26, April 2 and 9, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Jerry Keith Cheaves appointed Personal Representatives on 02/23/2021 Estate of Eleanor F. Cheaves 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

March 26, April 2 and 9, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Deborah M. Hutcheson was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 02/17/2021 Estate of Henry M. Hutcheson, 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

March 26, April 2 and 9, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Dawn Lankford Bowling was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/22/2021 Estate of Thomas E. Lankford, 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

April 2, 9 and 16, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Emanuel L. Eugenias was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 02/25/2021 Estate of Lambros Emanuel Eugenias, 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

April 2, 9 and 16, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

C. Rod Borders was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/01/2021 Estate of Richard Allen Borders, 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

April 2, 9, and 16, 2021

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NOTICE TO FILE CLAIMS

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE: THE ESTATE OF KENNETH LAMAR STOTT, DECEASED,

CASE NO:  S-11276

Take notice that Letters of Testamentary having been granted to TERESA STOTT DALTON, as Personal Representative of the Estate of KENNETH LAMAR STOTT,  Deceased, on the 10th day of February, 2021, 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 in the same will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell,

Judge of Probate

March 19, 26 and April 2, 2021

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NOTICE TO FILE CLAIMS

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE: THE ESTATE OF KIMBERLY HUTCHESON DAVIS, DECEASED,

CASE NO:  S-11277

Take notice that Letters of Administration having been granted to TIMOTHY DAVIS, as Personal Representative of the Estate of KIMBERLY HUTCHESON DAVIS, Deceased, on the 11th day of February, 2021, 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 in the same will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell,

Judge of Probate

March 19, 26 and April 2, 2021

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NOTICE TO FILE CLAIMS

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE:  THE ESTATE OF DANIEL EUGENE CUSHION, DECEASED

CASE NO.: S-11278

Take notice that Letters of Administration having been granted to CAROL CUSHION as Personal Representative of the Estate of DANIEL EUGENE CUSHION, deceased on the 11th day of February 2021, 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 Hassell

Probate Judge

March 26, April 2 and 9, 2021

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ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE TO FILE CLAIMS

STATE OF ALABAMA, ETOWAH COUNTY PROBATE COURT

CASE NUMBER:  S-11254

In The Matter of the Estate of Annie Jewel Tidwell, Deceased

Letters of Administration on the estate of ANNIE JEWEL TIDWELL, Deceased, having been granted to the undersigned on the 10th day of March, 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.

Gregory Ralph Dye

Chad A. Hopper

Attorney for Gregory Ralph Dye

400 West Main Street

Centre, AL. 35960

256-927-5764

April 2, 9 and 16, 2021

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS

THE SATE OF ALAB AMA, ETOWAH COUNTY PROBATE COURT

CASE NO. S-11298

Estate of Ilaween M. White, aka Ilaween Morgan White, Deceased

Letters of Testamentary upon the Last Will and Testament of said decedent, having been granted to the undersigned on the 24th day of February, 2021, by the Honorable Scott W. Hassell, Judge of Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama, notice is hereby given that all persons having claims against said Estate are required to file an itemized and verified statement of such claim in the office of the said Judge of Probate within six months from the above date, or said claim will be barred and payment prohibited.

Done this 24th day of February, 2021

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

Harold Wayne White, Personal Representative

Emily V. Frost, Esq.

Dominick Feld Hyde, P.C.

1130 22nd Street South, Suite 400

Birmingham, AL. 35205

205-536-8888

April 2, 9 and 16, 2021

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NOTICEOF HEARING

NOTICE TO:  Mikey Lail, Terry Lail, Wayne Stephens, Heirs at Law and Next of Kin of Clifford Wayne Stephens (deceased):

The Petition of Sue M. Lynn to Probate the Last Will and Testament of Clifford Wayne Stephens, (deceased) is set for Hearing before the Judge of Probate, Etowah County, the 2nd day of June, 2021, at 10:00 AM at the Etowah County Courthouse, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama, 35901.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

Richard A. Rhea

RHEA BOYD & RHEA

930 Forrest Avenue

Gadsden, AL. 35901

Phone 256-547-6801

Fax 256-549-0271

Email: rarheas@rhealaw.com

April 2, 9, 16 and 23, 2021

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NOTICE OF PROPOSED SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

Libby Turnipseed, as administratrix Of the Estate of Emma Pruitt Arieta,

Plaintiff,

Case No.: CV-2018-900205.00

Regions Bank, ET AL

Defendants.

NOTICE OF PROPOSED SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT

Notice to John M. Laney, Jr., Jimmy L. Marker, Mildred K. Scott, Gwen Sibert, Jan Pruitt, Joni Keyser, John Keyser, Chuck Pruitt, Chet Ray, Gary Ray, Jo Del Edwards, John Malcolm Long, Lynn Ronlaine, Laura Lee Estes, Chuck Stapp, Steven Stapp, Martha Sibert, Hugh O’Shields, Walter Pruitt, Justin Pruitt, Bill Pruitt, Curtis Marker and any other heirs or unknown heirs-at-law of Emma Pruitt Arieta whose names or addresses are not known.

Notice is hereby given that Libby Turnipseed as Personal Representative of the Estate of Emma Pruitt Arieta has filed a Petition for Approval of a compromised settlement of a claim of the Estate against Regions Bank. Said matter is set down for a hearing on the 25th day of May, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. in Judge Cody Robinson’s Court Room, at the Etowah County Courthouse. You are hereby given notice of said Hearing at which time you may make any objection to said proposed settlement, if any.

Libby Turnipseed, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Emma Pruitt Arieta

Jack W. Torbert, Jr.

Attorney for Plaintiff

March 12, 19, 26 and April 2, 2021

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RESOLUTION –NO. R-40-21

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                       

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

1606 HARLEM AVENUE (County tax assessor’s office has address as 1608 HARLEM AVENUE) in District 1 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Number 22 in block number 10 of the Harlem City Subdivision to the City of Gadsden, Alabama as the same appears of record in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama in book of Town Plats C at page 366-367, lying in Etowah County, Alabama.

is a nuisance and ordered its abatement; and

Whereas, as required by the City Code, notice of a public hearing has been given to the STATE OF ALABAMA, P.O. Box 327210, Montgomery, AL 36132, possible rights of redemption to the Estate of LILLIE MAE JOHNSON MARCHELL and ANNIE PEARL JOHNSON, heirs of LILLIE MAE JOHNSON MARCHELL are as follows: EDDIE MARCHELL, THELMA HARRIS, 1407 Coats Street, Gadsden, AL 35903, ANNIE GASTON JOHNSON, JOHNNY JOHNSON, and FLOYD L. JOHNSON,

1314 River Street, Gadsden, AL 35903.

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 March 23, 2021.                                       

Iva Nelson, City Clerk   

April 2, 2021

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RESOLUTION – NO. R-41-21

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                  

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

310 N. 32ND STREET in District 6 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Number Two (2) in Block Number Eleven (11), in Smith’s First Addition to Alabama City, according to map recorded in Plat Book “B”, Page 158, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, and lying and being in Gadsden, formerly Alabama City, Etowah County, Alabama

is a nuisance and ordered its abatement; and

Whereas, as required by the City Code, notice of a public hearing has been given to HELEN M. NICHOLS and SHARRON GAITHER, 3701 Roselawn Drive, Gadsden, AL 35904;

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 March 23, 2021.                                            

Iva Nelson, City Clerk   

April 2, 2021

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NOTICE OF PETITION FOR SUMMARY DISTRIBUTION

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE:  The Estate of STEPHEN GENE GARRISON, Deceased

Notice is hereby given that a Petition for Summary Distribution of the Estate of Stephen Gene Garrison has been filed by Cynthia Thelen Garrison on February 26, 2021, and that 30 days after the publication hereof and pursuant to law, the Court shall enter an order directing summary distribution of the estate of said decedent. 

Scott W. Hassell

Probate Judge of Etowah County

Shawn Malone, Esquire

924 3rd Avenue

Gadsden, AL. 35901

April 2, 2021

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NOTICE OF SUMMONS

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

BETTY HOOD WASHBURN, PLAINTIFF

VS.

JOSHUA ADAM WASHBURN,

CASE NO.: CV-20-900642-GCD

TO:  JOSHUA ADAM WASHBURN

You have been notified that the above action seeking to set aside a deed given by the Plaintiff to the Defendant was filed against you and that you must answer the lawsuit by filing with the Clerk of the Court and serve upon the Plaintiff’s attorney, Jack Floyd, an answer to the Complaint within thirty (30) days after the last publication of this notice, or default judgment will be entered against you. 

Dated this the 22nd day of March 2021.

Cassandra Johnson

Circuit Clerk

Jack Floyd, Esquire

Floyd Law Firm, LLC

Attorney for Plaintiff

808 Chestnut Street

Gadsden, AL. 35901

256-547-6328

April 2, 9, 16 and 23, 2021

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LEGAL NOTICE

The City of Attalla is currently accepting applications for the position of Fire Chief beginning March 22, 2021 through April 30, 2021.  Interested applicants may pick up an employment application and job description Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm at Attalla City Hall or contact Kenneth Jacobs in the HR Department at 256-438-8465.

March 26, April 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2021

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LEGAL NOTICE

Bulls Construction Group, LLC hereby gives notice of completion of contract with the State of Alabama for construction of Project No. STPOA-8121(601) in Etowah County. This notice will appear for four consecutive weeks beginning on March 26, 2021 and ending on April 16, 2021. All claims should be filed at P.O. Box 360302 Birmingham, AL 35236 during this period.

Bulls Construction Group, LLC

March 26, April 2, 9 and 16, 2021

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LEGAL NOTICE

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

JESSE DUNN, Plaintiff,

VS.

Case Number: CV-2021-900099

JOHN MICHAEL BLACK, OR HIS HEIRS AND DEVISEES IF DECEASED;

AND THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PARCEL OF REAL PROPERTY, SITUATED IN ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA, TO-WIT: LOT 2 IN

VALLEYVIEW ESTATES, PLAT BOOK H PAGE 113, PROBATE JUDGE’S OFFICE, ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

DEFENDANTS.

NOTICE ISSUED TO THE FOLLOWING: John Michael Black or his Heirs and Devisees if deceased, and all other persons claiming any present, future, contingent, reversion, or other interest in the above described real property.

Please take notice that Jesse Dunn has filed an action in the Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama seeking to quiet title to the above-described real property. The above named defendant, whose whereabouts are unknown, must answer said Complaint on or before May 10, 2021, or thereafter a judgment by default may be rendered against said Defendants in Etowah County Circuit Court Case Number: CV-2021-900099.

DONE this 16th day of March, 2021.

CASSANDRA “SAM” JOHNSON,

CLERK OF COURT

Jonathan M. Welch Attorney for Plaintiff

1925 Rainbow Drive

Gadsden, Alabama 35901

March 19, 26, April 2 and 9, 2021

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NOTICE OF SUMMONS

You are notified that James E. Freeman, Jr., et al has filled an action in the Circuit Court of Etowah County, Case No.: CV-20-900686 to Quiet Title to a 60’ Roadway located in Section 35, T-12-S, R-8-E, in Etowah County, Alabama.

You are hereby commanded and required to file with the Clerk of Court, and to serve upon the Plaintiff’s attorney an answer to the Complaint within 30 days after the last publication of this notice, or default judgment will be entered against you. 

Dated this the 18th day of March 2021.

Cassandra Johnson

Circuit Clerk

Jack Floyd, Esquire

Floyd Law Firm, LLC

Attorney for Plaintiffs

808 Chestnut Street

Gadsden, AL. 35901

256-547-6328

March 26, April 2, 9 and 16, 2021

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NOTICE OF PETITION FOR TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS

IN THE JUVENILE COURT OF ETOWAH COUTNY, ALABAMA

IN RE:  M.H. a minor born 12/01/2016

NOTICE TO:  Any persons claiming to be the father of M.H., born in Etowah County, Alabama on December 1, 2016 to F.H., the natural mother;

Please take notice that a Petition for Termination of Parental Rights has been filed in the Juvenile Court of Etowah County, Alabama by Ricky and Myra Epps.

Please be advised that if you intend to object or consent to the termination of parental rights you must file a written response within fourteen (14) days of the date of the last publication herein with counsel for said Petitioners whose address is shown below and with the Clerk of said Juvenile Court, 801 Forrest Avenue, Suite 202, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

Cassandra Johnson,

Etowah County Circuit Clerk

Attorney for Petitioners:

Andrew Perkins

Perkins Law Firm

755 Walnut Street

Gadsden, AL. 35901

256-438-5598

March 12, 19, 26 and April 2, 2021

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NOTICE OF ADOPTION PROCEEDINGS

NOTICE TO:  Ryan Brasher, whose address is unknown and unknown father, whose whereabouts are unknown. 

You will take notice that a Petition for Adoption of a child born to Melody Ann Spaid, natural mother, is set to be heard on 1st of June, 2021 at 10:00 o’clock AM, was filed on the 16th day of March, 2021.  The minor child’s date of birth is May 1, 20218.

Please be advised that should us intend to contest this adoption, 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 Hayes

406 South 3rd Street

Gadsden, AL. 35901

April 2, 9, 16 and 23, 2021

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PUBLICATION NOTICE

IN THE MATTER OF THE PETITION FOR ADOPTION BY AMY EDWARDS

Case No. A-1673

NOTICE TO:  UNKNOWN AND/OR UNDISCOLOSED FATHER

ADDRESS:  UNKNOWN

You will take notice that Petitions for the adoption of the child born to Emily Bellew, (Natural Mother), set to be heard on May 17, 2021 at 2:00PM were filed on the 28th day of October 2020 alleging that the identity of the natural parent of said minor child is unknown and has not been disclosed to the Court, and whose relationship of said unknown or undisclosed natural parent to the aforesaid minor child is that of putative father.  Minor Child’s birth dates are 06/08/2017.

Please be advised that should you intend to contest this adoption, you must file a written response within thirty (30) days of the date of the last publication herein, with counsel for the petitioner(s), whose name and address is shown below, and with the Clerk of the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama, P.O. Box 187, Gadsden, AL. 35902.

This the 29th day of March, 2021.

Scott W. Hassell

Probate Judge

Attorney for the Petitioner:

Jay Stover

546 Broad Street

Gadsden, AL. 35901

April 2, 9, 16 and 23, 2021

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MOTION FOR SERVICES BY PUBLICATION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

MONIQUE NICHOLE FRAZIER, PLAINTIFF

VS.  TRAVIS JEVON FRAZIER, DEFENDANT

CASE NO.:  DR-2019-90023500

TRAVIS JEVON FRAZIER, whose whereabouts is unknown, must answer the complaint of MONIQUE NICHOLE FRAZIER, 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-2019-9000235.00 Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama. 

Dated this the 17th day of July, 2019.

Cassandra Johnson

Circuit Clerk

Christopher P. Word

Attorney for Plaintiff

Post Office Box 8241

Gadsden, AL. 35902

256-312-9553

March 19, 26, April 2 and 9, 2021

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MOTION FOR SERVICES BY PUBLICATION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

SHELIA ANN MINTON, PLAINTIFF VS. THOMAS LAMAR MINTON

CASE NO.:  DR-2020-900094

THOMAS LAMAR MINTON, whose whereabouts is unknown, must answer the complaint of SHELIA ANN MINTON, 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-2020-900094 Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama.

Dated this the 25th day of March 2021.

Cassandra Johnson

Circuit Clerk

Christopher P. Word

Attorney for Plaintiff

Post Office Box 8241

Gadsden, AL. 35902

256-312-9553

April 2, 9, 16 and 23, 2021

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NOTICE OF DIVORCE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

JASMINE N. TURNER, PLAINTIFF

VS

ALLEN WAYNE HORTON JR., DEFENDANT

Allen Wayne Horton Jr., whose whereabouts are unknown, must answer the Complaint of Jasmine N. Turner 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 Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama. 

Done the 13th day of March

April 2, 9, 16 and 23, 2021

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-21-900073-WBO

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

PLAINTIFF

VS.

$2,300.00 U.S. Currency

DEFENDANT

In Re:  Meko Deontonia Clay

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 13th day of May 2021.  Failure to file such answer shall result in your loss of any claimed owner’s or other interest in said vehicle. 

DONE this the 15th day of March 2021

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

March 19, 26, April 2 and 9, 2021

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-21—900074-GCD

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

PLAINTIFF

VS.

$888.00 U.S. Currency

Railkal .380 Pistol

Serial # BAC3711

NEF C0 .32 Pistol

Serial # NB017544

Armcore 206 .38 Pistol

Serial # AP229371

Hi-Point .40 Pistol

Serial # 726014

DEFENDANT

In Re:  Johnathan Dawon Davis

TO ANY PERSON, CORPORATION OR OTHER ENTITY CLAIMING AN OWNER’S BONA FIDE INTEREST IN THE HEREINABOVE DESCRIBED CURRENCY 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 and firearms. You are hereby notified that you must answer said Complaint by the 13th day of May 2021.  Failure to file such answer shall result in your loss of any claimed owner’s or other interest in said vehicle. 

DONE this the 15th day of March 2021

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

March 19, 26, April 2 and 9, 2021

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-21-900121-WBO

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

PLAINTIFF

VS.

$1,200.00 U.S. Currency

DEFENDANT

In Re:  Harryko Charjuan Jackson

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 21st day of May 2021.  Failure to file such answer shall result in your loss of any claimed owner’s or other interest in said vehicle. 

DONE this the 22nd day of March 2021

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

March 26, April 2, 9 and 16, 2021

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-21-900126-GCD

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

PLAINTIFF

VS.

$4,782.00U.S. Currency

2007 Toyota FJ Cruiser

VIN # JTEZU11F570001641

FEG Hungary 9X18mm Handgun

Serial # AH0228

DEFENDANT

In Re:  Andrae Rayshun Fomby

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

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, vehicle, and firearm. You are hereby notified that you must answer said Complaint by the 21st day of May 2021.  Failure to file such answer shall result in your loss of any claimed owner’s or other interest in said vehicle. 

DONE this the 22nd day of March 2021

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

March 26, April 2, 9 and 16, 2021

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-21-900124-WBO

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

PLAINTIFF

VS.

$3,256.00 U.S. Currency

Taurus Arms .38 Special

Serial # MU98508

DEFENDANT

In Re:  Jeffery Jerome Smith

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

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 21st day of May 2021.  Failure to file such answer shall result in your loss of any claimed owner’s or other interest in said vehicle. 

DONE this the 22nd day of March 2021

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

March 26, April 2, 9 and 16, 2021

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-21-900125-SJS

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

PLAINTIFF

VS.

$784.00 U.S. Currency

Glock 43X 9mm

Serial # BRZV394

DEFENDANT

In Re:  Randarius Leroy Starr

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

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 21st day of May 2021.  Failure to file such answer shall result in your loss of any claimed owner’s or other interest in said vehicle. 

DONE this the 22nd day of March 2021

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

March 26, April 2, 9 and 16, 2021

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LEGAL NOTICE ADVERTISEMENT OF COMPLETION

In accordance with Chapter 1, Title 39, Code of Alabama, 1975, as amended, notice is hereby given GKL Companies, Inc. Contractor, has completed the Contract for Construction of Reroofing of Inzer & Meadows Building for Gadsden State Community College at Gadsden State Community College, 1001 George Wallace Drive, Gadsden, AL. 35903 for the State of Alabama and the City of Gadsden Owners, and have made request for final settlement of said Contract.  All persons having any claims for labor, materials, or otherwise in connection with this project should immediately notify: B. Craig Lipscomb, Architect LLC, 422 Chestnut Street, Gadsden, AL. 35901.

Contractor:

GKL Companies, Inc.

112 Rainbow Industrial Drive

Rainbow City, AL. 35906

March 26, April 2, 9 and 16, 2021

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

PROECT: Residential Solid Waste Collection and Disposal

OWNER: The City of Attalla, Alabama

Separate sealed bids for the Residential Solid Waste Collection and Disposal will be received by The City of Attalla.

The bids will be received at the city hall of Attalla at 612 4th Street NW, Attalla, AL, 35954 until 10:00 A.M. CDST on Monday April 19, 2021 in the Council Chambers and then at said place publicly opened and read aloud.

The Contract Documents may be examined at the Attalla City Hall.

Copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained from Attalla City Hall.  Upon request, documents can be sent via email.

Each Bidder must deposit with his bid security in the amount, form and subject to the conditions provided in the Contract Documents.

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

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

THE CITY OF ATTALLA

BY:      Larry Means, Mayor

April 2, 9 and 16, 2021

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LEGAL NOTICE

The following storage units will be auctioned on April 8, 2021 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 – 24c-170

Nancy McClain – 139

Ja Rod Brock – 153

Raven Cruz – 183

Shane Smith – 419

Keana Sturkie – 13-1

Joseph Giamalva – 34-12

Holly Troup – 38-11

Sheila Miller  – 53-17

April Bullock – 665

Heather Shaw – 669

Brook Bradley – 671

Southtowne

Mini Warehouse

199 Woodland Drive

Rainbow City, AL. 35906

March 26 and April 2, 2021

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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 04/30/2021.

2004 Mazda RX-8 – VIN: JM1FE17N240113408

1997 Buick Riviera – VIN: 1G4GD22K4V4705442

Thacker Towing

927 5th Ave NE

Attalla, AL 35954

(256) 546-9994

March 26 and April 2, 2021

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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 5/30/2021.

2014 Ford Taurus – VIN:  1FA6P0G74E5371591

For more information call:  256-613-8437

April 2 and 9, 2021

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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 05/07/2021.

2018 Ford Mustang – VIN: 1FATP8UH8J5135938

Tommy Tow’s

1912 3rd St SW

Attalla, AL 35954

(256) 490-3715

April 2 and 9, 2021

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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 05/07/2021.

2000 FORD RANGER – 1FTYR10C0YTB44229

2007 BMW 335I – VIN: WBAVB73577VF51975

2007 FORD F150 – VIN: 1FTRF12W07NA69586

J & J Towing

591 Bull Hollow Road

Gallant, AL 35973

April 2 and 9, 2021

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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 05/07/2021.

2007 Saturn Ion – VIN: 1G8AJ58F77Z143082

Matt’s Towing

927 5th Ave NE

Attalla, AL 35954

April 2 and 9, 2021

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