Legals for 5/12/2023 – 5/18/2023

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain Mortgage executed by Christie A. Phillips f/k/a Christie A. Leath, a married woman and Roy Scott Phillips, a married man, to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. (“MERS”), (solely as nominee for Lender, Goldstar Mortgage, Inc. and Lender’s successors and assigns), dated the 31st day of May, 2007, which Mortgage was recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, in Instrument Number 3272642; said Mortgage having been transferred and assigned by Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. (solely as nominee for Lender, Goldstar Mortgage, Inc. and Lender’s successors and assigns) to Regions Bank d/b/a Regions Mortgage by virtue of that certain Corporate Assignment of Mortgage dated June 19, 2012 and recorded in said Probate Office in Instrument Number 3369309. The undersigned Regions Bank d/b/a Regions Mortgage 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 June 7, 2023, the real property described in said Mortgage, which said description is hereby referred to and made a part hereof, said property being situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

Commence at an existing capped rebar “JLD 18979” at the Southeast corner of the Southeast Quarter (SE ¼) of the Northwest Quarter (NW ¼) in Section One (1), Township Ten (10) South, Range Seven (7) East of the Huntsville Meridian, Etowah County, Alabama, and run North 89 degrees 42 minutes 28 seconds West, along the South line thereof, 30.01 feet to the point of beginning; thence continue North 89 degrees 42 minutes 28 seconds West, along said South line 350.00 feet to a point; thence run North 00 degrees 49 minutes 32 seconds West, leaving said South line and parallel with East line of said forty, 250.00 feet to a point; thence run South 89 degrees 42 minutes 28 seconds East, and parallel with the South line of said forty, 350.00 feet to a point; thence run South 00 degrees 49 minutes 32 seconds  East, parallel with the East line of said forty, 250.00 feet to the point of beginning, said property being a portion of the Southeast Quarter (SE ¼) of the Northwest Quarter (NW ¼) in Section One (1), Township Ten (10) South, Range Seven (7) East, Etowah County, Alabama, and contains 2.00 acres, more or less.

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

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

CAPELL & HOWARD, P.C.

Bowdy J. Brown, Esq.   

150 South Perry Street

Montgomery, Alabama 36104

Our File No.: 37610-822

ATTORNEYS FOR ASSIGNEE

REGIONS BANK D/B/A REGIONS MORTGAGE

April 28, May 5, and 12, 2023

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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 mort-gage executed by Jerry Bishop And Wife Tonita Bishop to BBVA USA dated December 7, 2019; said mortgage being recorded on December 26, 2019, as Instrument No. 3495479 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama.

The undersigned, PNC Bank, National Association, successor by merger to BBVA USA, 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, Ala-bama during the legal hours of sale (between 11am and 4pm), on the 26th day of May, 2023 the following property, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

Lot Twelve (12) in Plainview Village, as recorded in Book “H”, page 97, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, and lying and being in Attalla, Etowah County, Alabama

Said property is commonly known as 617 Plainview St SE, Attalla, AL 35954.

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 out-standing 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 as-sessments, 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.

PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BBVA USA

as holder of said mortgage

McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC

Two North Twentieth

2 20th Street North, Suite 1000

Birmingham, AL 35203

(205) 216-4238

FT21@mccalla.com

File No. 23-04590AL

www.foreclosurehotline.net

April 28, May 5 and 12, 2023

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MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE NOTICE

Default having been made in the terms of that mortgage executed on August 20, 2018 by Allen Joseph Chenard, Jr., an unmarried man, to EvaBank, which said mortgage is recorded in Book 3472400, Page  in the  Probate Office of  Etowah County, Alabama, and default continuing, and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the following described property will be sold at public outcry, for cash, to the highest bidder, in front of the Courthouse door of said County, in Gadsden, Alabama, during the legal hours of sale on May 22, 2022:

Commence at a pinch pipe marking the NW corner of Government Lot #6, Section 35, Township 23 South, Range 8 East; thence South 3°38’36” West, 483.09 feet to a pinch pipe on the South-ern Right of Way of Fords Valley Road 60 feet Right of Way; thence along said Right of Way the following bearings and distances: North 84°20’52” East, 162.30 feet to a pinch pipe; thence a chord bearing and distance North 88°16’07” East 195.46 feet to a pinch pipe; thence South 87°46’50” East 464.50 feet to a pinch pipe on the Western Right of Way of Happy Hollow Road 60 feet Right of Way; thence leaving said Right of Way of Fords Valley Road and along said Right of Way of Happy Hollow Road the following bearing and distance South 21°47’59” East 37.34 feet to a pinch pipe; thence a chord bearing and distance South 09°29’23” East 104.53 feet to a pinch pipe; thence South 02°48’03” West 75.02 feet to a pinch pipe; thence a chord bearing and dis-tance South 00°54’38” East, 83.73 feet to a pinch pipe; thence South 04°40’52” East, 278.65 feet to a ½” capped rebar (LS#21183) also being the point of beginning; thence continue along said Right of Way the following bearings and distances: South 04°40’52” East 17.00 feet to ½” capped rebar (LS#21183); thence a chord bearing and distance South 24°20’30” West, 262.23 feet to a ½” capped rebar (LS#21183); thence South 52°59’49” West, 152.82 feet to a pinch pipe; thence a chord bearing and distance South 63°48’23” West, 49.84 feet to a pinch pipe; thence a chord bearing and distances South 75°32’11” West, 61.22 feet to a ½” capped rebar (LS#21183); thence leaving said Right of Way North 03°40’39” East, 360.51 feet to a ½” capped rebar (LS#21183); thence North 85°19’08” East, 31-.65 feet to the point of beginning, containing 2.00 acres, more or less. Said property including Lot 15 and a portion of Lots 13 and 14 of Ford Valley Estates as recorded in Plat Book I, Page 40-42 in the Probate Office of Etowah County, Ala-bama. (Said plat vacated, annulled and cancelled in Mis. Book 186 of April 26, 1989).

Also conveyed herewith and subject to, a 60-fot non-exclusive access easement being he same easement described in Deed recorded in Book 1997, Page 356, Doc #: D-1997-5269, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama.

This is a Purchase Money Mortgage. He entire proceeds of the loan are being applied toward the purchase of the herein described real property being conveyed simultaneously herewith.

The following manufactured home to be auctioned separately and together:

One (1) 2001 Fleetwood Manufactured Home, VIN #GAFLY34A73460K11 and GAF-LY34B73460K11

Said sale is made for the purpose of paying the mortgage debt and cost 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. 

EvaBank, Mortgagee

Thomas W. Russell

Attorney for Mortgagee

2915 Clairmont Ave.

Birmingham, Alabama  35205

April 28, May 5, 12, 2023

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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 Kha T Tran Married Man  to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as mortgagee, as nominee for Mortgage Research Center, LLC dba Veterans United Home Loans, its successors and assigns dated July 17, 2020; said mortgage being recorded on July 20, 2020, as Instrument No. 3505390 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama. Said Mortgage was last sold, assigned and transferred to Mortgage Research Center, LLC d/b/a Veterans United Home Loans, a Missouri Limited Liability Corporation in Instrument 3554374 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, ALABAMA.

The undersigned, Mortgage Research Center, LLC d/b/a Veterans United Home Loans, a Missouri Limited Liability Corporation 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 28th day of April, 2023 the following property, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

Lot Six (6) of Pine River Estates, according to the plat or map thereof as the same appears of record in Plat Book “K”, Page 47, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama.

Said property is commonly known as 606 Hardie Ln, Hokes Bluff, 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 out-standing 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.

MORTGAGE RESEARCH CENTER, LLC D/B/A VETERANS UNITED HOME LOANS, A MISSOURI LIMITED LIABILITY CORPORATION

as holder of said mortgage

McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC

Two North Twentieth

2 20th Street North, Suite 1000

Birmingham, AL 35203

(205) 216-4238

FT21@mccalla.com

File No. 23-04492AL

www.foreclosurehotline.net

The Messenger

03/24/2023,03/31/2023,04/07/2023,05/12/2023

AMENDMENT TO NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

The sale date under the above mentioned Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale has been post-poned until May 31, 2023, and public notice thereof having been given, the above notice is hereby republished with this amendment.

May 12, 2023

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MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE   

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mort-gage executed by Melissa Amberson and Jason Amberson to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for America’s Wholesale Lender, dated September 10, 2003 said mortgage recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, in Instrument Number M-2003-4755 .  Said mortgage was subsequently sold, assigned and transferred to Nationstar Mortgage LLC d/b/a Mr. Cooper. Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the undersigned, Nationstar Mortgage LLC d/b/a Mr. Cooper, will sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, in front of the main entrance of the Court-house in Etowah County, Alabama on May 31, 2023, during the legal hours of sale, all of its right, title, and interest in and to the following describe real estate situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:   COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LOT NUMBER FIVE (5), IN BLOCK NUMBER ONE (1), OF THE GEORGE A. FUHRMAN SUBDIVISION, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK “D”, PAGE 105, PROBATE OFFICE OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA, AND RUN NORTH 01 DEGREE 53 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE EAST LINE OF SAID LOT, 110.06 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE ALONG SAID EAST LINE NORTH 01 DEGREE 53 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST, 100.00 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE LEAVING SAID EAST LINE RUN NORTH 88 DEGREES 27 MINUTES 36 SECONDS WEST, 189.66 FEET TO A POINT ON THE EASTERLY RIGHT OF WAY OF CHRISTOPHER AVENUE (40.00 FEET R/W); THENCE RUN SOUTH 01 DEGREE 19 MINUTES 17 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY, 100.00 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE LEAVING SAID RIGHT OF WAY RUN SOUTH 88 DEGREES 28 MINUTES 34 SEC-ONDS EAST, 190.64 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. SAID PROPERTY BEING A PORTION OF LOT NUMBER FIVE (5), BLOCK ONE (1), AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK “D”, PAGE 105, PRO-BATE OFFICE OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA, AND BEING A PORTION OF THE SOUTH HALL (S 1/2) OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER (SW 1/4) OF SECTION SEVENTEEN (17), TOWNSHIP THIRTEEN (13) SOUTH, RANGE SIX (6) EAST AND CONTAINS 0.43 ACRES (MORE OR LESS).     Property Street Address for Informational Purposes: 3835 Christopher Avenue Southside AL 35907    Said property will be sold “AS IS”.  NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, IS MADE AS TO THE TITLE OF SAID PROPERTY. Said property is subject to any title deficiencies including but not limited to: any outstanding ad valorem taxes – including taxes which are a lien but not yet due and payable, federal tax liens any matters which might be dis-closed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, any assessments liens, encum-brances, zoning ordinances, restrictions, covenants, and matters of record superior to the Mortgage first set out above.  Said property will be sold subject to the right of redemption of all parties entitled thereto. The highest bidder must tender the total amount of the winning bid in certified funds 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 the rights and programs as a part of the foreclosure process.   This sale will be made for the purpose of paying the same and all expenses of this sale, as provided in said Mortgage and by Alabama law. This sale is subject to postponement or cancellation.   **This is an attempt to collect a debt and any information obtained may be used for that purpose.**

Nationstar Mortgage LLC d/b/a Mr. Cooper,

Mortgagee or Transferee     

Jonathan Smothers, Esq  ALAW 

One Independence Plaza, Suite 416   

Birmingham, AL 35209

Attorney for Mortgagee/Transferee  19-019060  A-4781116

May 12, 19, and 26, 2023

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NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage dated March 31, 2008, executed by Clara C. McGowan, an unmarried woman, to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., solely as nominee for First Federal Bank, which mortgage was recorded on April 2, 2008, Instrument Number 3291519, of the mortgage records in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama and which mortgage was, duly transferred and assigned to CitiMortgage, Inc., notice is hereby given that pursuant to law and the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the undersigned will sell at public out-cry, to the highest bidder for cash, in front of the Main entrance to the Etowah County Court-house at Gadsden, Alabama during the legal hours of sale on June 21, 2023, the following de-scribed real estate, situated in Etowah County,  Alabama, to-wit:

Lot Number Twenty (20) and the North 25 feet of Lot Nineteen (19), Block Two (2) in Edge-wood Addition, as shown by the map or plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book “D”, page 247, Pro-bate Office, Etowah County, Alabama.

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

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

The successful bidder must tender full funds at the conclusion of the sale in the form of a certified check made payable or endorsed to Padgett Law Group. No personal checks will be accepted. To this end you must bring sufficient funds to outbid the lender and any other bidders. Insufficient funds will not be accepted. Amounts received in excess of the winning bid will be refunded. Padgett Law Group  reserves the right to award the bid to the next highest bidders should the highest bidder fail to timely tender the total amount due.

Padgett Law Group

4245 Balmoral Drive SW

Suite 101

Huntsville, AL 35801

May 12, 19, and 26, 2023

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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 mort-gage executed by Crystal Schilleci And David Anthony  Schilleci Baggett Wife And Husband to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as mortgagee, as nominee for Southern Home Mortgage Corp., its successors and assigns dated December 21, 2020; said mortgage being recorded on December 29, 2020, as Instrument No. 3513833 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama. Said Mortgage was last sold, assigned and transferred to GMFS LLC in Instrument 3553269 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, ALABAMA.

The undersigned, GMFS LLCunder and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mort-gage, 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 21st day of June, 2023 the following property, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

All of Lot 2, Block A of Country Club Heights Addition to Boaz, Alabama, as recorded in Plat Book G, Page 227 in the Judge of Probate Office of Etowah County, Alabama, more particularly described as follows: Commencing at a 1 inch crimped top pipe found at the Southeast corner of the Southeast quarter of the Northwest quarter of Section 7, Township 10 South, Range 5 East of Huntsville Meridian; thence along the South line of said forty, South 87 degrees 47 minutes 38 seconds West a distance of 193.03 feet to an iron pin set on the Easterly right-of-way (50 feet) of Alabama Highway Number 205; thence leaving said forty line and along said right-of-way, North 21 degrees 28 minutes 22 seconds West a distance of 241.09 feet to a three-quarter inch crimped top pipe found; thence North 25 degrees 41 minutes 22 seconds West a distance of 190.15 feet to a three quarter inch crimped top pipe found; thence North 27 degrees 48 minutes 16 seconds West a distance of 344.57 feet to an iron pin set; thence North 28 degrees 15 minutes 00 seconds West a distance of 172.19 feet to an iron pin set at the point of beginning, from said point of beginning, continue along said right-of-way, North 28 degrees 15 minutes 00 seconds West a distance of 172.19 feet to a gin gear set; thence leaving said right-of-way North 63 degrees 03 minutes 02 seconds East a distance of 200.00 feet to a three-eighths inch rebar iron found; thence South 28 degrees 15 minutes 00 seconds East a dis-tance of 172.22 feet to an iron pin set; thence South 63 degrees 03 minutes 32 seconds West a distance of 200.00 feet to the point of beginning, less and except any easements or rights-of-way, and being all of Lot 2, Block A of Country Club Heights Addition to Boaz, said lot being a portion of the Southeast quarter of the Northwest quarter of Section 7, Township 10 South, Range 5 East of the Huntsville Meridian, Etowah County, Alabama.

Said property is commonly known as 1025 Al Hwy 205, Boaz, AL 35956.

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 out-standing 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.

GMFS LLC

as holder of said mortgage

McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC

Two North Twentieth

2 20th Street North, Suite 1000

Birmingham, AL 35203

(205) 216-4238

FT21@mccalla.com

File No. 23-04544AL

www.foreclosurehotline.net

May 12, 19, and 26, 2023

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NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mort-gage executed by Joshua A. Cannon, single man, to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as Mortgagee, as nominee for The Federal Savings Bank, its successors and assigns, on April 5, 2019, said mortgage being recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, on April 5, 2019, as Document Number 3482082; WHEREAS, the aforesaid deed of trust was subsequently modified on June 28, 2021, and said modification being record-ed on September 24, 2021 at Instrument No. 3528219. Freedom Mortgage Corporation, the current holder, under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage, will sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, in front of the main entrance of the Etowah County Courthouse, in Gadsden, Alabama, on June 21, 2023, during the legal hours of sale, the follow-ing described real estate, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

A parcel of real property described as follows: commencing at the SW corner of the South ½ of the NW ¼ of the NE ¼ of Section 23, Township 11 South, Range 4 East, Etowah County, Alabama; thence East 1023.63 feet to the point of beginning for the property herein described; thence N18°16’21 “W 210.00 feet to an iron pin set; thence N89°56’16”E 209.80 feet to an iron pin set on the west margin of Alabama Highway #179; thence along said west margin S18°16’17”E 272.30 feet to an iron pin found, thence leaving said west margin N89°59’49”W 209.87 feet to an iron pin found, thence N18°16’21 “W 62.05 feet to the point of beginning, ac-cording to the survey of Lynn Lavell Taylor, Ala. Reg. No. 9801, dated April 24, 1992,Order No. 92-296. (A: 10799/12).

More commonly known as: 1155 Highway 179, Altoona, AL 35952

This Property will be sold on as “as is, where is” basis, 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 part of the foreclosure process. This sale is made for the purpose of paying the indebtedness secured by said mortgage, as well as the expense of foreclosure. The successful bidder must tender certified funds by noon the next business day to Law Office of Halliday, Watkins & Mann, P.C.  Certified funds must be in the form of a wire transfer, bank or credit union’s cashier’s check, or bank official check payable to Halliday, Watkins & Mann, P.C. Halliday, Watkins & Mann, P.C. reserves the right to award the bid to the next highest bidder should the highest bidder fail to timely tender the total amount due. If sale is voided, Mortgagee/Transferee shall return the bid amount to the successful purchaser and the Mortgagee/Transferee shall not be liable to the purchase for any damages. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the purchaser at the sale shall be only entitled to a return of the deposit and bid amount, if paid. The Mortgagee/Transferee reserves the right to bid for and purchase the real estate and to credit is purchase price against the expenses of sale and in-debtedness secured by the real estate. This sale is subject to postponement or cancellation.

Freedom Mortgage Corporation (“Transferee”)

Halliday, Watkins & Mann, P.C.

244 Inverness Center Drive

Birmingham, AL 35242

Phone: (801) 355-2886

May 12, 19, and 26, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Rebecca Wagnon Henson was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/22/2023 to the Estate of Robert H. Wagnon, 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

May 5, 12, and 19, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Martha Ann Hudson was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/29/2023 to the Estate of Vida Ellen Baker Fox 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

May 5, 12, and 19, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Marian Kay Moore was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 04/17/2023 to the Estate of Ave Nelle P. Moore 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

May 5, 12, and 19, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Myra B. Scott was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/30/2023 to the Estate of William Bartley Scott, 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

May 5, 12, and 19, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Kimberly Sue Stewart was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/31/2023 to the Estate of Bill Livingston, 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

May 5, 12, and 19, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Rachel Rene Davis was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/28/2023 to the Estate of Forrest Anderson, 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

May 5, 12, and 19, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Mandell Tillman was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/29/2023 over the Estate of Delbert Ray Jones, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

May 5, 12, and 19, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Diane Williams and Shelia Shaw was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 04/24/2023 Estate of Herstine C. Shaw, 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

May 12, 19, and 26, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Paula Green was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 04/10/2023 over the  Estate of Brenda Sims, 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

May 12, 19, and 26, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Daniel R. Bramblett was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 04/04/2023 to the  Estate of Carol Bramblett Sartin, 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

May 12, 19, and 26, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Margaret Ann Graham was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 04/06/2023 over the  Estate of Saul Carlos Silva,III  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

May 12, 19, and 26, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Margaret Ann Graham was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 04/06/2023 over the Estate of Shelvy Jean Clem, 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

May 12, 19, and 26, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Doris Jean Mason Martin was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 04/19/2023 to the Estate of Cora Mason, 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

May 12, 19, and 26, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Jonah Eben Harris and Anna Jude Harris was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 04/25/2023 Estate of Ellen B. Harris, 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

May 12, 19, and 26, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

A.C. Lipscomb, Jr. and June Lawanda Jackson was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 04/20/2023 Estate of Betty Lou Meeks Lipsomb, 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

May 12, 19, and 26, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Michael Morgan Stephens was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/23/2023 to the Estate of Dorothy Lynn Stephens, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

May 12, 19, and 26, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Mackenzie Jade Hawkins was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 04/26/2023 to the Estate of Anthony Wayne Hawkins, 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

May 12, 19, and 26, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Billy Joe Neal, Jr. was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 04/25/2023 to the Estate of Wanda Neal, 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

May 12, 19, and 26, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

William Fort, Jr. was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 02/27/2023 to the Estate of Betty Jo Fort, 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

May 12, 19, and 26, 2023

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NOTICE TO

FILE CLAIMS

IN THE MATTER OF:  THE ESTATE OF BETTY JO MORTON, DESCENDANT

CASE NO:  S-12023

SHERRI LEANN ALFORD appointed Personal Representative on 27th day of March, 2023 Estate of Betty Jo Morton deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persona that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

May 12, 19, and 26, 2023

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LEGAL PUBLICATION

NOTICE TO: Estate of William Dale Hicks, deceased, address unknown

A complaint has been filed in the Circuit Court of Etowah, Alabama, styled Family Savings Credit Union, Plaintiff v. Estate of William Dale Hicks, deceased, Defendant, bearing case # CV2020-900405- GCD, claiming the sum of $30,693.28 plus cost of court.

Publication of this notice in a newspaper of general circulation in Etowah County, Alabama, once a week for four consecutive weeks shall constitute service upon the defendant. If defend-ant wishes to contest this action, he must file a written answer within thirty (30) days from the date of service with the Circuit Clerk of Etowah County, Alabama, with a copy of said answer being served upon DANA L. RICE, Attorney for Plaintiff, at P. O. Box 129, Gadsden, AL 35902, or thereafter a judgment by default may be entered against said defendant.

Done this 22nd day of March, 2023.

Cassandra Johnson,

Circuit Court Clerk

Dana L. Rice

P. O. Box 129

Gadsden, AL 35902

April 21, 28, May 5, and 12, 2023

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PUBLICATION NOTICE

AMBER EHEMANN,  et al, Plaintiffs,

vs.

ROSLYN SMITH, Defendant,

Case No. CV-2023-900080,

Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama 

ROSLYN SMITH, DEFENDANT, must answer the Complaint filed by AMBER EHEMANN, ALISON EHEMANN, MELANIE EHEMANN SPARKS, case number CV-2023-900080, Filed in the Circuit Court of Etowah County, by seeking relief by June 11, 2023, or thereafter a judgment of default may be rendered against her in the Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama.

Jacob A. Millican

Attorney at Law

827 Chestnut Street

Gadsden, AL 35901

(256) 547-3221

April 21, 28, May 5, and 12, 2023

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NOTICE OF HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF: TED WARD, ALLEGED INCAPACITATED,

Case #: I-353

TO: Chad Ward, whose whereabouts are unknown

Please take notice that a PETITION FOR LETTERS OF GUARDIANSHIP AND CONSERVATORSHIP of the above referenced individual alleged to be incapacitated was filed in the Office of the Judge of Probate, and further, that the 10th day of JULY 2023at 1:00 pm. was appointed a day and time for hearing. on said Petition, thereof at which time you may appear and support and/or contest the Petition, if you so choose.

DONE THIS THE 26TH DAY OF APRIL 2023.

Scott Hassell

PROBATE JUDGE

April 28, May 5 and 12, 2023

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NOTICE OF HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF:  DAVID JOHNSON, ALLEGED INCAPACITATED,

Case #: 2023-80

TO: Carlie Susan Rainey, whose whereabouts are unknown

Any Unknown Family

Please take notice that a PETITION FOR LETTERS OF GUARDIANSHIP AND CONSERVATORSHIP of the above referenced individual alleged to be incapacitated was filed in the Office of the Judge of Probate, and further, that the 30 day of MAY 2023 at 2:30 p.m. was appointed a day and time for hearing on said Petition, thereof at which time you may appear and support and/or contest the Petition, if you so choose.

DONE THIS THE 26TH DAY OF APRIL 2023

Scott Hassell

PROBATE JUDGE

April 28, May 5 and 12, 2023

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NOTICE OF HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF: PEGGY R. TURNER, ALLEGED INCAPACITATED,

Case #: 2023-00077

TO: Keisha Turner, Annita Love and Jonathan Turner, whose whereabouts are unknown AND to any unknown family members

Please take notice that a PETITION FOR LETTERS OF GUARDIANSHIP AND CONSERVATORSHIP over the above referenced alleged incapacitated individual was filed in the Office of the Judge of Probate, and further, that the 12 day of JUNE 2023 at 1:30 P.m. was appointed a day and time for hearing on said Petition, thereof at which time you may appear and support and/or contest the Petition, if you so choose.

DONE THIS THE 25TH DAY OF APRIL 2023.

Scott Hassell

PROBATE JUDGE

April 28, May 5 and 12, 2023

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NOTICE OF DAY SET HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH, ALABAMA

CASE NO.: 2023-00071

IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF LUCILLE L. CROSS

To: Todd Scot Key, Christopher Scott Key, Jessica Holland Maffei,

and Thomas Gray Townsend:

You will please take notice that a Petition for to Probate the Will of Lucille L.

Cross, was filed in the Probate Court of Etowah County by Petitioner, Richard Rhea, and that the 14 day of June 2023 at 11:00 a.m. was appointed a day and time for hearing thereof, at which time you may appear and contest the same, if you see proper.

Scott W. Hassell

PROBATE JUDGE

Richard A. Rhea

RHEA BOYD & RHEA

930 Forrest Avenue

Gadsden, AL 35901

(256) 547-6801

April 28, May 5 and 12, 2023

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PUBLICATION NOTICE

IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION PETITION

NOTICE TO: UNKNOWN FATHER

ADDRESS: UNKNOWN

You will take notice that a Petition for the Adoption of a minor child (born to Aleah Anjae Hutchinson), was filed on 17th day of February, 2023, alleging that the natural father’s where-abouts are unknown and/or that the natural father to the aforesaid minor child is that of a putative father. The minor child’s date of birth is July 10, 2019.

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 petitioners, 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.

Attorney for the Petitioners:

Jeffrey P. Montgomery, Esquire

606 South 5th Street,

P. O. Box 1848

Gadsden, AL 35902

This the 25th day of April 2023

Scott W. Hassell

Probate Judge

April 28, May, 5, 12, and 19, 2023

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NOTICE OF HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF: KENNETH W. STEWART, 

ALLEGED INCAPACITATED,

Case #: I-262

TO: Zackery Stewart, whose whereabouts are unknown Any Unknown Family

Please take notice that a PETITION FOR LETTERS OF GUARDIANSHIP AND CONSERVATORSHIP of the above referenced individual alleged to be incapacitated was filed in the Office of the Judge of Probate, and further, that the 13 day of June 2023 at 1:00 P.m. was appointed a day and time for hearing on said Petition, thereof at which time you may appear and support and/or contest the Petition, if you so choose.

DONE THIS THE 28TH DAY OF APRIL 2023

Scott Hassell

PROBATE JUDGE

May 5, 12, and 19, 2023

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NOTICE OF PUBLICATION

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

RE: IN THE MATTER OF ANNA FULMER, Deceased

CASE NO.: 2023-00105

Notice is hereby given that on May the 16th 2023 at 1:30p.m. a hearing is set to be heard in Etowah County Probate Court by Probate Judge, Scott Hassell on the disposition of the

remains of Ms. Anna Fulmer, DOB 06/09/1949, DOD 05/04/2023.

Jacob A. Millican, Esq.

Attorney at Law

827 Chestnut Street

Gadsden, Alabama 35901

(256) 547-3221

May 12, 2023

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LEGAL NOTICE

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

MICHAEL TAYLOR, PLAINTIFF

VS.

CASE NUMBER:  DR-2023-2023-900111-SJS

MARIE ANTOINETTE RENEE TAYLOR, DEFENDANT

NOTICE TO:  MARIE ANTOINETTE RENEE TAYLOR

WHOSE WHEREABOUTS AND LAST KNOWN ADDRESS ARE UNKNOWN

You will take notice that a complaint for divorce has been filed in the Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama, alleging that your last known address is unknown.

Please be advised that should you intend to contest this Action, you must file a written response within thirty (30) days of the date of the last publication herein with Gerald Maxwell, Attorney at Law, and with the Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama, 801 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901

/S/Gerald Maxwell

Attorney for Plaintiff

821 Tuscaloosa Avenue

Gadsden, AL. 35901

256-393-3897

/S/Sonny J. Steen

Circuit Judge

May 12, 19, 26, and June 2, 2023

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NOTICE OF PUBLICATION

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

In Re: The Estate of Terry Joe Estes, Deceased

Case No: S-12028

Notice to: All creditors, heirs or distributees and all other person interested in the Estate of TERRY JOE ESTES, deceased:

You will hereby take notice that DUSTIN ESTES, as Personal Representative of the Estate of TERRY JOE ESTES, filed a Report of Insolvency of said Estate on the 9th day of May 2023.

You are hereby notified that a hearing on the Petitioner’s Report of Insolvency will be held at my office in the Etowah County Courthouse, on the 21st day of June 2023; at 11:00 o’clock a.m., when the Report of Insolvency will be considered, and you may show cause, if any, why the Report of Insolvency should be denied.

This the 9th day of May 2023

Scott W. Hassell,

Judge of Probate

May 12, 19, and 26, 2023

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PUBLICATION NOTICE

IN THE PROBATE COURT ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF ELSIE B. HORTON, DECEASED.

CASE NO: 2023-00085

TO: Robert Kellett

YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that there has been filed in this Court an instrument purporting to be the Last Will and Testament of Elsie B. Horton, deceased, and a petition in writing and under oath praying for the admission to probate and record in this Court of said instrument as the true Last Will and Testament of said decedent.

You are FURTHER NOTIFIED to be and appear before this Court on the 17th day of July, 2023, at 10:00 a.m., when said petition will be heard and to show cause, if any you may have, why the instrument filed with said petition and purporting to be the Last Will and Testament of Elsie B. Horton, deceased, should not be admitted to probate and recorded in this Court as the true Last Will and Testament of said decedent.

This the 9th  day of May 2023.

Scott W. Hassell

JUDGE OF PROBATE COURT

May 12, 19, and 26, 2023

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

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

You will take notice that a Petition for Letters of Guardianship for the person of Janet Washington and a Petition for Letters of Conservatorship over the estate of Janet Washington was filed by Gadsden Regional Medical Center on the 1st day of MAY 2023.

A hearing on the Petition for Letters of Guardianship and Petition for Letters of Conservatorship is set on the 21 day of JUNE 2023, at 1:00 o’clock. P.m., in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

May 5, 12, and 19, 2023

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

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

You will take notice that a Petition for Letters of Guardianship for the person of Deanna Deville and a Petition for Letters of Conservatorship over the estate of Deanna Deville was filed by Gadsden Regional Medical Center on the 4th day of MAY 2023.

A hearing on the Petition for Letters of Guardianship and Petition for Letters of Conservatorship is set on the 20th day of JUNE 2023, at 2:30 o’clock p.m., in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

May 12, 19, and 26, 2023

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

Notice to:

Kelly Mallard, whose address is unknown

Jamie Mallard, whose address is unknown

Chris Mallard, whose address is unknown

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

Mallard and a Petition for Letters of Conservatorship over the estate of Cathy Mallard was filed by Gadsden Regional Medical Center on the 2nd day of May, 2023.

A hearing on the Petition for Letters of Guardianship and Petition for Letters of

Conservatorship is set on the 14 day of JUNE 2023, at 2:30 o’clock pm., in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

May 5, 12, and 19, 2023

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NOTICE OF EJECTMENT ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CAPITAL ALIGNMENT TEAM, LLC,

PLAINTIFF,

CASE NO: CV-2023-000034.00

VS.

JACQUELINE GASTON,

DEFENDANT.

JACQUELINE GASTON, whose whereabouts is unknown, must answer the complaint of

CAPITAL ALIGNMENT TEAM, LLC, seeking an ejectment and other relief within thirty (30) days from the last date of said notice which is listed at the bottom of this notice, or thereafter a judgment by default may be rendered against her in Civil Action No.:CV-2023- 900034.00 Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama.

Dated this the 13 day of April 2023

Cassandra Johnson,

Circuit Clerk of Etowah County

Bone Law Firm

1031 Forrest Ave

Gadsden, AL 35901

256-547-1005

April 21, 28, May 5 and 12, 2023

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PUBLICATION NOTICE

NOTICE TO: ADDRESS:

UNKNOWN FATHER UNKNOWN

You will take notice on March 22, 2023 that a Petition for the Adoption of a minor child born to Jordyn Alexandria McClain, a natural mother, was filed with the Etowah County Probate Court, alleging that the natural father’s whereabouts are unknown and/or that the natural father to the aforesaid minor child is that of a putative father. Minor child’s birth date is February 8, 2018.

Please be advised that should you intend to contest this adoption, you must file a written response within thirty (30) day of the date of the last publication herein, with The Petitioner, 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.

Attorney for the Petitioner:

Gregory M. Varner & Associates P.O. Box 338

Ashland, AL 36251

This the 27 day of April 2023.

Scott W. Hassell

PROBATE JUDGE

May 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2023

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NOTICE OF COMPLAINT FOR BILL TO QUIET TITLE

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

LUIS ERAZO and YURY SUAREZ, Plaintiff,

vs.

CV-2022-900180.00

A PARCEL OF LAND DESCRIBED AS 

FOLLOWS: A lot or parcel of land described as beginning at a point in the east line of Lot Number 17, which said point is 90 feet northerly, measured along the east line of of said Lot Number 17, from the southeast corner thereof and from said point of beginning run in a Westerly direction parallel with the north line of Peachtree Street to a point in the west line of Lot Number 16; thence in  a Northerly direction and along the west line of said Lot Number 16 to the northwest corner of said Lot Number 16; thence run in an Easterly direction and along the 

north lines of said Lots Numbers 16 and 17 to the northeast corner of said Lot Number 17; thence run in a Southerly direction along the east line of said Lot Number 17 a distance of 66.3 feet to the point of beginning, said description embracing a portion of Lots Numbers 16 and 17 in Block Number Five (5) of Mary K. Foster Heirs’ Addition to Gadsden, 

according to the map or plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book “A”, Page 314, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, and lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama

and

KELLEY SIMS, including any persons claiming any present interest therein and including any person claiming any future, contingent, reversionary, remainder, or other interest therein, who may claim any interest in the above described property by being an heir of Myron Harvey,

Defendants.                                    

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

Done this the 28th day of April, 2023.

/s/ Cassandra Johnson

Clerk of the Circuit Court of Etowah County

Joshua B. Sullivan

Knowles & Sullivan, LLC

413 Broad Street

Gadsden, Alabama 35901

T: 256-547-7200

F: 256-467-6322

May 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2023

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NOTICE OF COMPLAINT FOR BILL TO QUIET TITLE

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

SCOTT ZECH and NANCY ZECH, Plaintiffs, vs.

CV-2023-900167

A PARCEL OF LAND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:

COMMENCE AT THE NE CORNER OF THE NE1/4 OF THE NW1/4; THENCE SOUTH 105

FEET; THENCE WEST 150 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE WEST 209.76 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 238.66 FEET; THENCE SOUTHEAST 403.74 FEET; THENCE NORTH

WEST 483.81 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, LYING AND BEING IN THE NE1/4 OF THE NW1/4, SEC-TION 34, TOWNSHIP 10 SOUTH, RANGE 5 EAST, PROBATE OFFICE, ETOWAH COUN-TY,ALABAMA

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

Defendants.                                      

The Defendant, EMMA JEAN MIDGETTE and/or her heirs or next of kin, and any other individuals who may claim an interest in the aforementioned property, whose whereabouts are un-known, must answer the Bill to Quiet Title filed by Scott Zech and Nancy Zech within thirty (30) days of the completion of the publication or thereafter a judgment of default may be rendered against you in the aforementioned case.

Done the 4th day of May, 2023.

Cassandra Johnson

Clerk of the Circuit Court of Etowah County

Joshua B. Sullivan

Knowles & Sullivan, LLC

413 Broad Street

Gadsden, Alabama 35901

T: 256-547-7200

F: 256-467-6322

kkslawgroup.com

May 12, 19, 26, and June 2, 2023

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PUBLICATION NOTICE

NOTICE TO: Valeriano Tomas Alonzo

ADDRESS:  UNKNOWN

You will take notice that on the 15th day of March, 2023, that Petitions for the Adoption of two minor children born to Eulalia Pedro Pascual, a natural mother, were filed with the Etowah County Probate Court, alleging that the natural father’s whereabouts are unknown and/or that the natural father to the aforesaid minor children is that of a putative father. Minor children’s birth dates are May 5, 2011 and January 19, 2006.

Please be advised that should you intend to contest this adoption, you must file a written response within thirty (30) day of the date of the last publication herein, with The Petitioner, 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.

Attorney for the Petitioner:

Shannon L. Millican

255 South 8th Street

Gadsden, Alabama 35901

This the 9th day of May 2023.

Scott W. Hassell

Probate Judge

May 12, 19, 26, and June 2, 2023

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ORDINANCE NO. O-28-23

Authorizing TIF Funds for Expenditures

Related to US-431 Turn Lane Improvements

Whereas, the City Council of the City of Gadsden adopted Resolution R-174-23, authorizing an agreement with CDG, Inc. to complete the required plans, specifications, and permit-ting services required for US-431 Turn Lane Improvements for a new Commercial Development; and Whereas, the City Council finds and determines that the use of tax increment district funds for the rehabilitation of this structure is in keeping with the purpose and intent of the tax increment financing law and the project plans previously authorized and adopted. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GADSDEN, ALA-BAMA, as follows: Section 1.Ordinance No. O-35-22 (Fiscal Year 2023 Budget), as amended, is further amended, by appropriating $45,470.00 to account #191-2500-419.75-10 (Street Improvements). Section 2. The Mayor and Director of Finance are authorized to use funds from Tax Increment Financing (TIF) for this expense. These funds are hereby appropriated for such purposes. Adopted by the City Council of the City of Gadsden, Alabama at an open public meeting held on April 25, 2023.

Iva Nelson,

City Clerk

May 12, 2023

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ORDINANCE NO. O-29-23

Amending Fiscal Year 2023 Budget

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GADSDEN, ALA-BAMA, that Ordinance No. O-35-22 (Fiscal Year 2023 Budget) is further amended by transferring $500,000.00 from the general fund unassigned fund balance into account #001-2500-419.20-40 (Residential Clearance). The funds will be used for the 2023 Nuisance Abatement Demolition Project. Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden, Alabama at an open public meeting held on April 25, 2023.

Iva Nelson,

City Clerk

May 12, 2023

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LEGAL ZONING NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that on the 24th day of May, 2023 at 4:00 p.m., the Planning Commission of the City of Gadsden will hold a regularly scheduled public hearing in the Council Chamber at City Hall, First Floor, 90 Broad Street to give all persons who desire an opportunity to be heard, in opposition to or in favor of, the following request:

“A request for Planning Commission approval to operate an entertainment venue in a B-4, Design Review District on the following described property:

Begin at the intersection of the North ROW margin of Locust Street and the West ROW margin of North 4th Street; thence run Northwesterly, along said Locust Street ROW, a distance of 150’; thence deflect 90° right and run 150’; thence deflect 90° right and run 150’; thence run Southwesterly, along said North 4th Street a distance of 150’ to the point of beginning.  Being lot 198 and the East ½ of Lot 199, of the Original Survey of Gadsden, and additional adjacent property to the North.

May 12, 2023

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Notice to Contractors Federal Aid Project No. NH-0001(624) 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 May 26, 2023 and at that time publicly opened for constructing the Micro-Milling, Resurfacing, and Traffic Stripe on SR-1 (US-431) from the junction of SR-211 to a point north of Little Wills Creek (MP 265.175) in Gadsden. Length 3.275 mi.

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

The Entire Project Shall Be Completed In Forty-five (45) Working Days.

A 8.00% DBE Contract Obligation Is Required.

A Bidding Proposal may be purchased for $5.00. Plans may be purchased for $8.00 per set. Plans and Proposals are available at the Alabama Department of Transportation, 1409 Coliseum Boulevard, Room E-108, Montgomery, AL 36110. Checks should be made payable to the Alabama Department of Transportation. Plans and Proposals will be mailed only upon receipt of remittance. No refunds will be made.

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

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

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

The Bracket Estimate On This Project Is From $1,916,030 To $2,341,814 .

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

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

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

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

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

The right to reject any or all bids is reserved.

JOHN R. COOPER

Transportation Director

May 5, 12, and May 19, 2023

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LEGAL NOTICE

In accordance with Chapter 1, Title 39, Code of Alabama, 1975, as amended, notice is hereby given that Hudak Construction Co., Inc., Contractor, has completed the Contract for Renovations of Prater Hall Restroom Upgrades (VS-200) Valley Street Campus, at 600 Valley Street, Gadsden, AL 35901, for the Alabama Community College System, and Gadsden State Community College (Owners), and have made request for final settlement of said contract.  All persons having any claim for labor, materials, or otherwise in connection with this project should immediately notify Lathan Associates Architects, P.C., 300 Chase Park South, Suite 200, Hoover, AL 35244

Hudak Construction

400 W. Meighan Blvd.

Gadsden, AL 35901

May 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2023                            

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NOTICE OF SALE

Notice is hereby given that the Contents of the following storage buildings will be sold by Off Campus Storage on May 19, 2023 at 10:00 AM at 474 George Wallace Drive, Gadsden, AL. 35903.

Cherie Bolin – Unit 15, 78, 108 and 126

Vermeka Searcey – Unit 34

Peggy Caldwell – Unit 39

J.T. Harrell – Unit 56

Don Millican – Unit 142

Tangela Tucker – Unit 175

Off Campus Storage

474 George Wallace Drive

Gadsden, AL. 35901

May 12 and 19, 2023              

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle(s) on 06/30/2023.

1999 Ford Taurus VIN: 1FAFP53 U4XG120618

2010 Kia Optima VIN: KNAGG4A8 9A5392371

2000 GMC Sierra VIN: 1GTEK19T3YE340793

2004 Mazda Mazda3 VIN: JM1BK12F041159823

Thacker Towing

927 5th Ave NE

Attalla, AL 35954

(256) 546-9994

May 5 and 12, 2023

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION OF ABANDONED VEHICLES

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

1998 BUICK LESABRE – VIN:  1G4HR52K2WH453224

1998 CHEVROLET GMT-400 – VIN:  2GCEC19M2W1249146

The public auction will be held at Kelton Wrecker LLC located at 1625 Forrest Ave Gadsden AL 35901 at 8:00 AM on 06/03/2023. The seller shall have a right to reject any bid that is unreasonably low and may postpone the public auction until another time and place. In

addition, the seller expressly reserves the right to bid and purchase at the public auction.

May 5 and 12, 2023

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION OF ABANDONED VEHICLES

Please take NOTICE that Devan Lowe Inc. will offer for sale at public auction to the highest bid-der for cash the following abandoned motor vehicles:

2008 Cadillac DTS – VIN:  1G6KD57Y38U104088

2008 GMC Acadia – VIN:  1GKEV237 98J203085

2000 CADILLAC DEVILLE DTS – VIN:  1G6KF5793YU222905

The public auction will be held at Lowe Cadillac Buick GMC Lincoln located at 801 West Grand Ave. Rainbow City. AL. 35906 at 9:00 AM on 5/23/2023.  The seller shall have the right to reject any bid that is unreasonably low and may postpone the public auction until another time and place.  In addition, the seller expressly reserves the right to bid and purchase at the public auc-tion.

Lowe Cadillac Buick GMC Lincoln

801 Grand Ave.

Rainbow City, AL. 35906

May 12 and 19, 2023

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle(s) on 06/16/2023

2020 Toyota Corolla  – VIN: JTDEPRAE3LJ116906

Tommy Tows

3403 Forrest Ave

Gadsden, AL 35904

(256) 490-3715

May 12 and 19, 2023

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