Legals for 4/23/2021 – 4/29/2021

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MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE NOTICE

Whereas, default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage executed by Greg Ball, a married man, to Alabama Teachers Credit Union on the 22nd day of November, 2010, said mortgage being recorded at Instrument #3341748 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, and the undersigned, 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 undersigned, Dana L. Rice, will sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash in front of the Courthouse door in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, during the legal hours of sale on the 3rd day of May, 2021, the following described real estate situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

All that part of Lots 13, 14, 15 and 16 in Block “B” of Grayfield Addition to Etowah County, Alabama, as recorded in Plat Book “C”, Page 221, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama; that lies North of College Parkway; lying and being in Gadsden, 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.  Alabama law gives some persons who have an interest in property the right to redeem the property under certain circumstances.  Programs may also exist that help persons avoid or delay the foreclosure process.  An attorney should be consulted to help you understand these rights and programs as part of the foreclosure process.

Alabama Teachers Credit Union

Dana L. Rice, Its Attorney

Turnbach, Warren, Rice, Lloyd, Frederick

& Smith, P.C.

P. O. Box 129

Gadsden, Alabama 35902

(256) 543-3664

April 9, 16 and 23, 2021

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NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage dated March 6, 2017, executed by James Randy Bennefield, unmarried man, to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., solely as nominee for Family Savings Credit Union, which mortgage was recorded on March 7, 2017, in Instrument Number 3447583, of the mortgage records in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, which mortgage was, duly transferred and assigned to Renasant Bank, notice is hereby given that pursuant to law and the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the undersigned will sell at public outcry, to the highest bidder for cash, in front of the Main entrance to the Etowah County Courthouse at Gadsden, Alabama, during the legal hours of sale on May 26, 2021, the following described real estate, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

Commence at a railroad spike marking the Southeast corner of the Northeast Quarter (NE ¼) of the Southeast Quarter (SE ¼), Section Twenty-Seven (27), Township Twelve (12) South, Range Six (6) East; thence along the South line of said forty South 89 degrees 48 minutes 32 seconds West 17.43 feet to a 1/2 inch capped rebar (LS#21183), also being the point of beginning; thence continuing along said forty line South 89 degrees 47 minutes 32 seconds West 146.08 feet to a pinch pipe; thence North 01 degree 16 minutes 13 seconds East 139.81 feet to a pinch pipe; thence North 89 degrees 43 minutes 49 seconds East 143.28 feet to a ½ inch capped rebar (LS#21183) on the Western Right of Way of Oakland Drive (30 foot Right of Way); thence along said Right of Way 00 degrees 07 minutes 26 seconds West 139.97 feet to the point of beginning; less and except any portion lying within the right of way of Pine Haven Road (30 foot Right of Way).

This sale is made for the purpose of paying the indebtedness secured by said mortgage as well as expenses of foreclosure.  This property will be sold on an “as is, where is” basis, subject to any easements, encumbrances, and exceptions reflected in the mortgage and those contained in the records of the office of the Judge of Probate of the County where the above-described property is situated.  This property will be sold without warranty or recourse, expressed or implied as to condition, title, use and/or enjoyment and will be sold subject to the right of redemption of all parties entitled thereto. 

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

The successful bidder must tender a non-refundable deposit of Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00) in certified funds made payable to Stephens Millirons, P.C. at the time and place of sale.  The balance of the purchase price must be paid in certified funds by noon on the second business day following the sale at the law firm of Stephens Millirons, P.C. at 120 Seven Cedars Drive, Huntsville, Alabama 35802.  Stephens Millirons, P.C. reserves the right to award the bid to the next highest bidders should the highest bidder fail to timely tender the total amount due.

Renasant Bank

Transferee

Robert J. Wermuth/mgw

Stephens Millirons, P.C.

P.O. Box 307

Huntsville, Alabama  35804

Attorney for Mortgagee

April 16, 23 and 30, 2021

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by mortgage executed by Timothy Noles, to Shun Snyder dated May 4, 2015, and filed for record in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, in Instrument #3417168; the undersigned mortgage owner, Shun Snyder, have elected to declare the entire indebtedness secured by said mortgage due and payable as provided in the terms of said mortgage, and acting under and by virtue of the power and authority given by said mortgage, will on the 26th day of May, 2021, during the legal hours of sale,

sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash in front of the courthouse door, City of Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, the following described real estate situated in Etowah County, Alabama,

to-wit:

Lot Eleven (11) in Block Forty-five (45) of Garden City Residential Subdivision Two (2), according to the map thereof recorded in Plat Book “C”, Pages 410-411 in the Probate Office of Etowah County, Alabama, lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.

The proceeds of said sale will be used, expended and applied in accordance with the terms of said mortgage.

Shun Snyder

Mortgage Owner

Attorney for owner

BRIAN KEITH COPELAND

COPELAND AND COPELAND

820 Chestnut St

Gadsden, AL 35901

256-547-8678

April 16, 23 and 30, 2021

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SHERIFF’S SALE

By virtue of a Writ of Execution issued out of State of Alabama, Department of Revenue of Montgomery County, Alabama, and to me directed whereby I am commanded to make the amount of a certain judgment recently obtained against Teresa A. Greer in favor of State of Alabama, Department of Revenue out of the good, chattels, lands and tenements of the said Teresa A. Greer.

I have levied on the following property, to-wit:

Lot Number Three (3) in Block F, of South Hawk Estates, according to the map or plat thereof as the same appears of record inn Plat Book H, Page 54, in the office of the ludge of Probate, Etowah County, Alabama lying and being in Rainbow City, Etowah County, Alabama.

Property Address: 129 South Hawk Drive, Rainbow City, AL. 35906

Tax Parcel ID: 31-15-09-31-3-000-019.000-0

Therefore, according to said command, I shall expose for sale at public auction, all the right, title and interest of the above Teresa A. Greer in and to the above described property, and to the above described property, on the 17th day of May, 2021, during the legal hours of sale, at the Courthouse in Etowah County, Alabama. Time of sale will be 11:00 A.M. Dated at Gadsden, Alabama this 20th day of April 2021.

Etowah County, Sheriff

Jonathon W. Horton

April 23, April 30, May 7, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Jason Hutchens appointed Personal Representatives on 03/10/2021 over the Estate of Margaret K. Payne 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 9, 16 and 23, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Vicki F. Boyd was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/26/2021 Estate of Edith Louise Persall Floyd, 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 9, 16 and 23, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Carolyn Christian Jackson was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 02/25/2021 Estate of Marshall Wayne Beaird, 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 9, 16 and 23, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

David Wayne Maltbie was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 02/25/2021 Estate of Sylvia Neal Maltbie, 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 9, 16 and 23, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

T.C. Cook and Rosie Arnett appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/09/2021 over the Estate of Ted H. Cook 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 16, 23 and 30, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Scottie Wayne Moland appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/15/2021 over the Estate of Jimmy Wayne Moland 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 16, 23 and 30, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Cynthia Lynn Davis appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/15/2021 over the Estate of Rayford Kenneth Pearman 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 16, 23 and 30, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

David Bradford Marshall appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/16/2021 over the Estate of Jacqueline Jean Marshall 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 16, 23 and 30, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

John Clements appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/16/2021 over the Estate of Sharon Suzette Clements 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 16, 23 and 30, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Katherine W. Robb was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/04/2021 Estate of Charles Louis White, 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 23, 30 and May 7, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Fred Christopher was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/02/2021 Estate of Carol Christopher, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred. 

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

April 23, 30 and May 7, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Robert E. Elrod was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/03/2021 Estate of Rhonda Sue Elrod, 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 23, 30 and May 7, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Harold George Hightower, Jr was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/03/2021 Estate of Joanne Carol Hightower, 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 23, 30 and May 7, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Robert Edward Parker was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/04/2021 Estate of Ison Linder Parker, 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

April 23, 30 and May 7, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Kristi Suzanne Herman was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/04/2021 Estate of Rhanda K. Richardson, 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 23, 30 and May 7, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Tammie Darlene Bullington Kopecky was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/03/2021 Estate of William Douglas Bullington, 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 23, 30 and May 7, 2021

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NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF:  LARRY CARSON NABORS, DECEASED

CASE NO.: S-11240

Letters of Administration of said deceased having been granted to Jesse Caleb Heifner on March 10, 2021, by Scott W. Hassell, Probate Judge of Etowah County, Alabama, notice is hereby given that all persons having claims against said Estate are hereby required to present same within the time allowed by law or the same will be barred. 

Attorney Jesse C. Heifner

Montgomery Divorce Law

6728 Taylor Court

Montgomery, AL. 36117

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate, Etowah County, Alabama

April 16, 23 and 30, 2021

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NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE:  The Estate of Mary Elizabeth Bagley, a deceased person

CASE NO:  S-11292

Letters of Administration of said deceased having been granted to Jimmy Dale Sauls, Personal Representative on the 22nd day of February, 2021 by the Honorable Scott Hassell, Judge or 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 Hassell,

Judge of Probate

April 23, 30, May7, 2021

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NOTICE OF 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 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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PUBLICATION NOTICE ACTION TO QUIET TITLE

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

JAY M. CROMER,

PLAINTIFF,

VS.

CASE NO.: CV-2021 -900143

DANIEL JAMES GARIN, and wife NIRAMIT SONTIWAT GARIN, STATE FARM BAHK and Fictitious Defendants A, i3, C and D, being those entities claiming an interest in that certain real property described below and the following described real property

Lot Number 15, in Block 3, lnterurban Land Company’s First Addition to the City of Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama as recorded in Plat Book “B’, page 206, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama and bearing Parcels #31 -15-03-05-2-000-068

DEFENDANTS.

Daniel James Garin and wife, Niramit Sontiwat Garin, and all others claiming an interest in the above-described property, must answer the complaint filed by Jay M. Cromer, seeking to quiet title to the property described above and for other relief within 30 days of the last publication of the notice of thereafter a judgment by default may be rendered against them in the above styled cause.

Done this the 25th day of March, 2021

Cassandra Johnson

Circuit Clerk

David C. Livingston

LIVINGSTON LAW OFFICE

247 S. 8th Street

P.O. Box 1621

Gadsden, AL 35902

(256) 546-9300

April 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2021               

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NOTICE OF DIVORCE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CASE NO:  DR-21-900107

SHAWANA LASHAE BANKS-MITCHELL, PLAINTIFF

V.S.

DERRICK SHELDON MITCHELL, DEFENDANT

DERRICK SHELDON MITCHELL, whose whereabouts is unknown, must answer the complaint of SHAWANA LASHAE BANKS-MITCHELL, seeking a divorce and other relief thirty (30) days of the last publication date of this notice listed at the bottom, or thereafter a judgment by default may be rendered against him in Civil Action No.: DR-21-900107 Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama.

Dated this the 15 day of April, 2021

Cassandra Johnson,

Circuit Clerk

Dani V. Bone

Attorney for Plaintiff

1031 Forrest Avenue

Gadsden, AL. 35901

April 23, 30, May 7 and 14, 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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NOTICE OF PETITION FOR TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS

IN THE JUVENILE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE: K. S. P., a minor child

CASE NO.: JU-19-511.02

PETITIONER: ETOWAH COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES

NOTICE TO: JEFFREY OFFORD

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 K. S. P., a minor child born to Kandace Edwards on June 21, 2017.  You are hereby given notice that you are required to file an Answer with the Clerk of the Etowah County Juvenile Court and with 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 1:30 p.m. on May 17, 2021, 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 day of April 2021

Laura T. Lloyd

Attorney for the Etowah County Department of Human Resources

P.O. Box 129 / 200 Chestnut Street

Gadsden, Alabama  35902

April 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2021

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NOTICE OF ADOPTION PROCEEDINGS

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

In the matter of an Adoption Petition of HEIDI ELAINE BIDDLE

CASE NO. A-1704

Notice to:  Unknown Father

Take notice that a Petition for the Adoption of a child born to Jennifer Lynn Lewis Biddle (Natural Mother), is set to be heard on the 1st day of June, 2021, at 2:00 PM at the Etowah County Courthouse in Gadsden, Alabama.  Minor child’s birth date is August 13, 2018. 

Please be advised that if 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 the counsel for said Petitioner, whose name and address are shown below and with the Clerk of the said Probate Court. 

DONE this 19th day of April, 2021.

Scott Hassell

Judge of Probate

SHANNON L. MILLICAN

Attorney for Petitioner

255 South 8th Street

Gadsden, AL. 35901

256-547-7610

April 23, 30, May 7 and 14, 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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PUBLICATION ON ADOPTION

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

In the Matter of the Petition of:  DAVID GLENN HOLMES and BRITAINY NICOLE HOLMES

CASE NO: A-1709

NOTICE TO THE UNKNOWN OR UNDISCLOSED PARENT OF:  A CHILD BORN TO GINGER MARIE HOLMES, WHOSE ADDRESS IS ALOS UNKNOWN OR UNDISCLOSED. 

You will take notice that a Petition for the Adoption of a child born to Ginger Marie Homes, (Natural Mother) and unknown father, set to be heard on June 15, 2021 at 2:30 PM was filed on the 26th day or March, 2021, alleging that the identity of the natural parent of said minor child is unknown and had 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 date is April 17, 2018. 

Please be advised that should you intent to contest this adoption, you must file a written response within thirty (30) days of the last publication herein with Clark Hall, to the name and address as shown below, and with the Clerk of the Probate Court of Etowah County, Courthouse, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, AL. 35901.

Done this the 19th day of April 2021.

Clark Hall, Attorney

750 Forrest Avenue

Gadsden, AL. 35901

Phone (256)549-4357

Fax (256)547-4881

Email:  clarkhall@clakhalllaw.com

April 23, 30, May 7 and 14, 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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ORDER GRANTING MOTION FOR SERVICE BY PUBLICATION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CASE NO:  DR-2018-000052.02

JASON LEE OWENS, PLAINTIFF

V.S.

COURTNEY WILLIAMSON, PHYLLIS DIANE HORNBUCKLE

DEFENDANTS

COURTNEY WILLIAMSON, PHYLLIS DIANE HORNBUCKLE, whose whereabouts is unknown, must answer the complaint of JASON LEE OWENS,  thirty (30) days of the last publication date of this notice listed at the bottom, or thereafter a judgment by default may be rendered against her in Civil Action No.: DR-2018-000052.02 Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama.

Dated this the 25th of February 2021.

George C. Day, Jr.

Circuit Judge

Samuel Bone

Attorney for Plaintiff

1031 Forrest Avenue

Gadsden, AL. 35901

April 23, 30, May 7 and 14, 2021

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-21-900157-CDR

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

PLAINTIFF

VS.

$1,370.00 U.S. Currency

DEFENDANT

In Re:  James Steven Smith, II

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 10th day of June 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 8th day of April 2021

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

April 16, 23, 30 and May 7, 2021

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-21-900-163-WBO

STATE OF ALABAMA, ex rel: State Bureau of Investigation,

PLAINTIFF

VS.

$1,065.00 U.S. Currency

2015 Chevrolet Tahoe

VIN # 1GNSCBKC9FR131149

DEFENDANT

In Re:  Albert J. Johnson

Courtney D. Williamson

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

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 vehicle.  You are hereby notified that you must answer said Complaint by the 10th day of June 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 8th day of April 2021

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

April 16, 23, 30 and May 7, 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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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING                                                                                                                                           

Notice is hereby given to KENNEDY WOOLEY, 806 E WINDWARD WAY UNIT 509, LANTANA FLORIDA 33462, 19180 EDINBOROUGH ROAD DETROIT MICHAGAN 48219, 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, MAY 4, 2021 at 11:00 a.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the property located at 525 ALLEN STREET in District 1 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Forty Feet (40 ft) off the South side of Lot Number Thirteen (13) in Block “H” in Miller Highlands Addition to the City of Gadsden as same appears of record in the Office of Judge of Probate, Plat Book “D”, Page 31, all being in Etowah County, Alabama.

Should be assessed with a lien of $3,291.40 for the abatement of a nuisance in accordance with Section 86-65 of the Gadsden City Code. You may appear and present any relevant evidence to the Council regarding the assessment of the lien.                                                     

Brian Harbison                                        

Building Official                                                                                           

City of Gadsden                                       

P. O. Box 267                                         

Gadsden, AL  35902 

(256) 549-4529     

April 23, 2021                                                              

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING                                                                                                                                           

Notice is hereby given to the STATE OF ALABAMA, P.O. BOX 327210, MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA 36132, rights of redemption of BRUCE F. STEPHENS, 316 ALBANY AVENUE, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35903, AMSOUTH BANK, P.O. BOX 830721, BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA 35283, 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, MAY 4, 2021 at 11a.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the property located at 316 ALBANY AVENUE in District 1 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Number Ten (10), in Block Number Two (2) in S. A. Jordan’s Rearrangement of Lot Number Three (3), in Block Number Five (5), in Hadley Farms, according to the map or said rearrangement, recorded in Plat Book “C”, Page 145, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama.

Should be assessed with a lien of $2,366.40 for the abatement of a nuisance in accordance with Section 86-65 of the Gadsden City Code. You may appear and present any relevant evidence to the Council regarding the assessment of the lien.                                                    

Brian Harbison                                        

Building Official                                                                                           

City of Gadsden                                       

P. O. Box 267                                         

Gadsden, AL  35902 

(256) 549-4529                                                                   

April 23, 2021

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING                                                                                                                                           

Notice is hereby given to MARK ANDERSON FAMBROUGH, 218 SOUTH 9TH STREET, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35903, 218 9TH STREET SOUTH, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35903, 902 ELM STREET, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35903, CITIZENS BANK & TRUST, P.O. BOX 1667, ALBERTVILLE, ALABAMA 35950, 324 N. BROAD STREET, ALBERVILLE, ALABAMA 35950, HOPE 360 MINISTRIES, 1206 MAXINE STREET, HOUSTON, TEXAS 77029, 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, MAY 4, 2021 at 11a.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the property located at 218 9TH STREET S. (also identified as 902 ELM STREET) in District 4 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Number 1, Block 1, R. A. Griffin’s Second Addition to East Gadsden, Alabama, as recorded in Plat Book A, Page 406, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama.

Should be assessed with a lien of $7,966.40 for the abatement of a nuisance in accordance with Section 86-65 of the Gadsden City Code. You may appear and present any relevant evidence to the Council regarding the assessment of the lien.                                                      

Brian Harbison                                        

Building Official                                                                                           

City of Gadsden                                       

P. O. Box 267                                         

Gadsden, AL  35902 

(256) 549-4529     

April 23, 2021                                                              

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING                                                                                                                                           

Notice is hereby given to the STATE OF ALABAMA, P.O. BOX 327210, MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA 36132, certain rights of redemption JENNIFER SHOCK and BRENDA GILES, 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, MAY 4, 2021 at 11a.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the property located at 1500 KYLE AVENUE in District 3 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

The North Half (N1/2) of Lot Number One (1) in Block Number Nine (9) of the Interurban Land Company’s First Addition to the City of Gadsden, according to the map or plat thereof which appears of record in Book of Town Plats “B”, Page 206, in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama.

Should be assessed with a lien of $2,616.40 for the abatement of a nuisance in accordance with Section 86-65 of the Gadsden City Code. You may appear and present any relevant evidence to the Council regarding the assessment of the lien.                                                     

Brian Harbison                                        

Building Official                                                                                           

City of Gadsden                                       

P. O. Box 267                                         

Gadsden, AL  35902 

(256) 549-4529                                                                   

April 23, 2021

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING                                                                                                                                           

Notice is hereby given to the STATE OF ALABAMA, P.O. BOX 327210, MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA 36132, possible rights of redemption of LAMAR GRAVES, 401 15TH AVENUE N.W., ATTALLA, ALABAMA 35954, 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, MAY 4, 2021 at 11:00 a.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the property located at 113 PINEALICE STREET (County records list property address as 1306 KENTUCKY AVENUE) in District 1 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot 4 in Block 2 of Goss & Hardin’s First Addition to College Heights, according to the map thereof recorded in Plat Book C, Page 245, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama.

Should be assessed with a lien of $6,016.40 for the abatement of a nuisance in accordance with Section 86-65 of the Gadsden City Code. You may appear and present any relevant evidence to the Council regarding the assessment of the lien.   

Brian Harbison                                        

Building Official                                                                                           

City of Gadsden                                       

P. O. Box 267                                         

Gadsden, AL  35902 

(256) 549-4529       

April 23, 2021                                                            

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RESOLUTION

NO. R-71-21

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                       

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

710 S. 6TH STREET (4-PLEX APARTMENTS) in District 4 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

A lot described as beginning at a point in the West line of Lot Number 2, in Block “C”, in Edenwood Addition which is 15 feet Northerly measured along the West line thereof from the Southwest corner of said Lot Number 2; thence in an Easterly direction and parallel with the South line of said Lot Number 2 a distance of 150 feet; thence in a Northerly direction and parallel with the West line of said Lot Number 2 a distance of 50 feet; thence in a Westerly direction and parallel with the South line of said Lot Number 2 a distance of 150 feet to a point on the West line of said Lot; thence Southerly and along the West line of Lot Number 2 a distance of 50 feet to the point of beginning and being a portion of Lot Number 2 in Block “C” in Edenwood Addition according to the map thereof as same appears of record in Book of Town Plats “B”, Page 310, in the Office of the Judge of Probate of 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 NOAH E. SMITH, 915 OLD PLEASANT VALLEY ROAD, RAINBOW CITY, AL, 125 DEER LAKE CIRCLE, ORMUND BEACH, FL, SANDRA BECK, 125 DEER LAKE CIRCLE, ORMUND BEACH, FL, 135 ILENE STREET, APT. 1A, RAINBOW CITY, AL.

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

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

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

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden, Alabama, at an open public meeting held on April 20, 2021.                                             

Iva Nelson, City Clerk   

April 23, 2021

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RESOLUTION

NO. R-72-21

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                       

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

405 S. 12TH STREET in District 5 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lots number 1, 2, and 3 of Hill and Campbell Resurvey of Block Number 9, of Hill and Cansler Addition, as recorded in Plat Book “B”, Page 193, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, said property being known as 405 & 409 South 12 Street, Gadsden, 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 EXCHANGE BANK OF ALABAMA, 405 S. 12TH STREET, GADSDEN, AL, P.O. BOX 1100, GADSDEN, AL, subject to rights of foreclosure of THIRTEENTH PLACE, INC., 405 S. 12TH STREET, GADSDEN, AL.

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

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

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

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden, Alabama, at an open public meeting held on April 20, 2021.                                         

Iva Nelson, City Clerk   

April 23, 2021

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RESOLUTION

NO. R-73-21

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                       

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

12 SANDUSKY LANE (House and Accessory Building) in District 6 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Number One Hundred Fifteen (115), in Parcel Number Two (2), as shown on map of property of Come Mills Corporation, Dwight Division, recorded in Plat Book “F”, Pages 51- 65, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama. Subject to any easements and restrictions of record.

is a nuisance and ordered its abatement; and

Whereas, as required by the City Code, notice of a public hearing has been given to CHARMAINE COFFMAN, 905 NORWOOD DRIVE, CENTRE, AL, 905 NORTHWOOD DRIVE, CENTRE, AL, 707 S. 5TH STREET, GADSDEN, AL, subject to a mortgage in favor of LORI B. STONE, 20 CABOT AVENUE, GADSDEN, AL.

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

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

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

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden, Alabama, at an open public meeting held on April 20, 2021.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk   

April 23, 2021

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Notice to Contractors State

Maintenance Project No.

99-501-285-759-101

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 April 30, 2021 and at that time publicly opened for the Maintenance Bridge Painting on I-759 at various locations in the North Region (Guntersville Area) as indicated in the plans.

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 Seventy (70) Working Days.

A Bidding Proposal may be purchased for $5.00. Plans may be purchased for $15.00 per set. Plans and Proposals are available at the Alabama Department of Transportation, 1409 Coliseum Boulevard, Room E-108, Montgomery, AL 36110. Checks should be made payable to the Alabama Department of Transportation. Plans and Proposals will be mailed only upon receipt of remittance. No refunds will be made.

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

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

The Bracket Estimate On This Project Is From $638,647 To $780,569 .

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

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

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

Section 34-8-8. Code of Alabama 1975 as amended states in part as follows: ‘… it will be necessary for him or her to show evidence of license before his or her bid is considered,’ Further, Section 34-8-8, Code of Alabama 1975 as amended also states in part as follows: ‘All Owners, Architects, and engineers receiving bids pursuant to this chapter shall require the person, firm, or corporation to include his or her current license number on the bid.’

The right to reject any or all bids is reserved.

JOHN R. COOPER

Transportation Director

April 9, 16 and 23, 2021

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations for Etowah County, Alabama and Incorporated Areas

The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency has issued a preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM), and where applicable, Flood Insurance Study (FIS) report, reflecting proposed flood hazard determinations within Etowah County, Alabama and Incorporated Areas.  These flood hazard determinations may include the addition or modification of Base Flood Elevations, base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area boundaries or zone designations, or the regulatory floodway.  Technical information or comments are solicited on the proposed flood hazard determinations shown on the preliminary FIRM and/or FIS report for Etowah County, Alabama and Incorporated Areas.  These flood hazard determinations are the basis for the floodplain management measures that your community is required to either adopt or show evidence of being already in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program.  However, before these determinations are effective for floodplain management purposes, you will be provided an opportunity to appeal the proposed information.  For information on the statutory 9a0-day period provided for appeals, as well as a complete listing of the communities affected and the locations where copies of the FIRM are available for review, please visit FEMA’s website at https://www.floodmaps.fema.gov/fhm/BFE_Status/bfe_main.asp or call the FEMA Mapping and Insurance eXchange (FMIX) toll free at 1-877-FEMA MAP (1-877-336-2627).

April 16 and 23, 2021

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LEGAL NOTICE

CHARLES E. WATTS, INC. hereby gives notice of completion of the Proceed Order with Etowah County for construction of Bituminous Surface Treatment. This notice will appear for (4) consecutive weeks beginning on 04/23/2021 and ending on 05/14/2021. All claims should be filed at PO BOX 1686 GADSDEN, AL 35902 during this period.

CHARLES E. WATTS, INC.

April 23, 30, May 7 and 14, 2021

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NOTICE OF SALE

Notice is hereby given that the contents of the following storage buildings will be sold by Office Campus Storage at 10:00 AM on Friday April 23, 2021 at 474 George Wallace Drive, Gadsden, AL. 35903

Betty Bothwell # 72

Sherika Lockhart # 39

S. Blevins #9

J. Chambliss # 10

N. Parks # 11

K. Jelks # 94

April 16 and 23, 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 5/23/2021.

2015 Kawasaki 1000 Motorcycle – VIN# JKAZXCM10FA005512

City of Southside

2255 Highway 77

Southside, AL 35907

256-442-2255

April 16 and 23, 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 5/21/2021.

2012 HYUNDAI ACCENT – VIN: KMHCT4AE2CU167359

2013 GMC YUKON – VIN: 1GKS1EEF4DR251416

2002 CHEVROLET AVALANCHE – VIN: 3GNEC1 3T02G167764

Thacker Towing

927 5th Ave NE

Attalla, AL 35954

(256) 546-9994

April 16 and 23, 2021

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