Legals for 5/13/2022 – 5/19/2022

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MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE NOTICE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain real estate mortgage executed by JOANN BONZI a single woman to  TANYA ROBINSON MCKEE, dated August 19th, 2021 and recorded in  Instrument No.:3526141in the Office of the Judge of Probate, Etowah County,  Alabama, and the Mortgagee, by reason of such default having declared all the  indebtedness secured by said mortgage due and payable and said mortgage  subject to foreclosure, and said default continuing, notice is hereby given that,  acting under the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the Mortgagee will  sell at public outcry, for cash, to the highest and best bidder in front of the  Courthouse door of the Etowah County Courthouse, during the legal hours of  sale on the 20th day of May, 2022, the following described real estate situated in  Etowah County, Alabama:

Commence at an existing ½” bolt in the centerline of Walden Road (60’  R/W) at the Southeast corner of a certain tract of land conveyed by Marvin Sitz,  et al. to Geraldine Sitz Borders, by Deed dated August 2, 1971 and recorded in  Deed Book 1127, page 883, Etowah County Probate Office, and run S88° 58’05”W, along the Southerly line of said Deed Book and Page, 905.20 feet to an  existing railroad spike in the centerline of Scenic Highway (60’ R/W); thence run  S75°06’20”E, leaving said centerline, 45.43 feet to a point on the Northeasterly  R/W of said Scenic Highway and the point of beginning of the property described  herein; thence continue S 75°06’20”E, leaving said R/W, 325.86 feet to a point;  thence run S17 24’40”W, 35.37 feet to a point; thence run S72°23’44”E, 45.71  feet to a point; thence run N18°39’59”E, 37.56 feet to a point; thence run S75° 05’20”E, 152.73 feet to an existing ½” square pipe on the Northwesterly R/W of  Walden Road (60’ R/W); thence run the following along said Northwesterly R/W;  S18°16’38”W, 46.66 feet; S26°51’00”W, 60.00 feet; S44°09’53”W, 63.74 feet;  S61°13/13”W, 47.12 feet; S74°16’48”W, 65.56 feet; S72°12’15”W, 106.81 feet;  S53°33’36”W, 59.49 feet and S39°18’58”W, 34.08 feet to the point of intersection  with the Northwesterly R/W of said Scenic Highway; thence run the following  along said Northeasterly R/W; N1°32’07”W, 67.85 feet; N19°20’10”W, 189.31  feet to the point of beginning. Said property being a portion of the SW ¼ of the  SW ¼, Section 35, T-10-S, R-6-East of the Huntsville Meridian, Etowah County,  Alabama and contains 2.37 acres (more or less).   

Said sale will be made for the purpose of paying the indebtedness secured by  said mortgage, as well as the expenses of foreclosure. The property will be sold  on an “as is, where is” basis, subject to any easements, encumbrances, and  exceptions reflected in the records of the Probate Court. The property will be  sold without warrant, or recourse, express or implied as to title, use and/or  enjoyment, and will be sold subject to the right of redemption of all parties  entitled thereto. The Mortgagees reserves the right to bid for and purchase the  property and to credit its purchase price against the expenses of sale and the  indebtedness secured by the property.

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

David C. Livingston

By: David C. Livingston

Attorney for Mortgagees

P.O. Box 1621

Gadsden, AL 35902

(256) 546-9300

April 29, May 6 and 13, 2022

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by mortgage executed by Jimmy L. Holcomb and Jamie D. Holcomb to Joe E. Gamberi, Jr., and Frank Minogue dated March 2, 2007, and filed for record in the Office of the Judge of  Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, in Instrument Number 3266926 ; the undersigned mortgage owner, Joe E. Gamberi, Jr., and Frank Minogue, has 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 9th day of June, 2022, 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:

A tract or parcel of land described as beginning at a point which is East 80 feet and South 1,089.63 feet from the Northwest corner of the Northwest Quarter (NW¼) of the Northeast Quarter (NE ¼), Section Eleven (11), Township Twelve 12 South, Range Eight (8) East; thence from said point of beginning run South 200 feet to the North right of way of the county road; thence deflect left and run North 82 degrees 30 minutes East with said right of way 120 feet to a point; thence deflect left and run North 200 feet to a point; thence deflect left and run South 82 degrees 30 minutes West 120 feet to the point of beginning and being a portion of the Northwest Quarter (NW ¼) of the Northeast Quarter (NE ¼), Section Eleven (11), Township Twelve (12) South, Range Eight (8) East in Etowah County, Alabama, subject to reservation of minerals, mineral and mining rights, and subject to rights of Alabama Power Company as recorded in Book 6-H, Page 129, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama.

Alabama law gives some persons who have an interest in property the right to redeem the

property under certain circumstances.  Programs may also exist that help persons avoid or delay the foreclosure process.  An attorney should be consulted to help you understand these rights and programs as a part of the foreclosure process.

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

JOE E. GAMBERI, JR. and FRANK MINOGUE

Mortgage Owner

COPELAND LAW, LLP

Attorneys for owner

May 6, 13 and 20, 2022

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE

WHEREAS, default has been made in the terms of the mortgage executed on the 23rd day of October, 2014, by DOROTHY HUIE, as mortgagor in favor of JERRY E. ROBERTS and wife, JANICE C. ROBERTS, as mortgagees, as recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama as Instrument #3409063, and said default continuing,

WHEREAS, the mortgagees departed this life and an Assignment of Mortgage was made to JEFF ROBERTS pursuant to the Estate of Jerry E. Roberts as filed in Case #S-11,261 and filed as Instrument #3528462 in the Office of the Judge of Probate, Etowah County, Alabama;

The mortgagee, under power of sale contained in said mortgage will sell at auction for cash to the highest bidder on the steps of the Etowah County Courthouse in Etowah, Alabama, during legal hours of sale on the 7th day of June, 2022, the following described real estate embraced in said mortgage, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

LOTS 21, 22, 23 and 24 in Block “B” of Druid Park, according to the map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book “F”, Page 343, in the Probate Office of Etowah County, Alabama, lying and being in Rainbow City, Etowah County, Alabama. 

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

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

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

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

This sale is subject to postponement or cancellation; contact Joshua B. Sullivan at the phone number shown below prior to attendance at sale.

Joshua B. Sullivan

Attorney for Mortgagee, Jeff Roberts

KNOWLES & SULLIVAN, LLC

413 Broad Street

Gadsden, Alabama 35901

(256) 547-7200

May 13, 20 and 27, 2022

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FORECLOSURE NOTICE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that mortgage dated June 13, 2005, in favor of Peoples Independent Bank, a corporation, and executed by Sandra Naylor Goble, an unmarried woman, which mortgage is recorded as Doc.#: M-2005-2547 AND ALSO, Mortgage dated January 17, 2007, as Instrument Number 3264826, all in the probate records of Etowah County, Alabama, the mortgagee has elected to declare the entire indebtedness secured by said mortgages to be due and payable as provided in said mortgages, and notice is hereby given that pursuant to the law and power of sale contained in said mortgages, the undersigned will sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash at the front doors of the Etowah County Courthouse at Gadsden, Alabama, at the legal hours of sale, on June 3, 2022, the following described real estate situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

A tract of land described as commencing at the Northwest corner of the SE ¼ of the SW ¼ of Section 20, Township 10 South, Range 4 East; thence East along forty line 512 feet to a point; thence North 72 degrees East 166 feet to the beginning point of property to be conveyed; thence continue North 72 degrees East 100 feet; thence South 33 degrees 44 minutes East 186.6 feet to a point on the North margin of County Road (Shady Grove); thence South 44 degrees 33 minutes West along the North margin of said road 100 feet; thence North 33 degrees 44 minutes West 233.8 feet to the Point of Beginning and containing 0.48 acre more or less, lying and being in Etowah County, Alabama, and as modified by the agreement and survey dated December 19, 2002 and recorded as Doc # Misc-2002-8543 in the Probate Office of Etowah County, Alabama. (ccl/44128)    

Said sale is being made for the purpose of applying the proceeds to the debt secured by the mortgage and the expenses of foreclosure.  The auctioneer will give to the purchaser an Auctioneer’s deed subject to ad valorem taxes due, October 1, 2022, subject to the agreement as to location of the East boundary line of the subject property as shown by agreement and survey dated December 19, 2002 and recorded as Doc.#: Misc-2002-8543, subject to any and all statutory rights of redemption, previous mortgages, if any, all easements, encroachments, unrecorded leases, if any, any rights of way for road, or otherwise, utilities, title to all minerals and all restrictions and covenants of record.

JONES & CAMERON LLC

ATTORNEY AND AUCTIONEER

P. O. BOX 940

GUNTERSVILLE, AL   35976

May 13, 20 and 27, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Rita D. Faciane appointed Personal Representatives on 09/28/2021 over the Estate of Warren R. Faciane 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 29, May 6 and 13, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Karen McRae was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/22/2022 Estate of Billy Dean Wester, 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 29, May 6 and 13, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

James Gordon Battles, Jr. was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/11/2022 to the Estate of Mattie Ernestine Battles, 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 29, May 6 and 13, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Craig Bellew was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 04/13/2022 Estate of Jake Avery Bellew, 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 29, May 6 and 13, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Christie D. Knowles was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 04/08/2022 to the Estate of James Robert Bishop, 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 29, May 6 and 13, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Steve McLain was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/09/2022 to the Estate of Bill B. McLain, 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 29, May 6 and 13, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Bivian Owens was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/09/2022 Estate of Linda Gail Robinson, 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 29, May 6 and 13, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Rebecca T. Savage was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/17/2022 Estate of Walter D. Thompson, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

April 29, May 6 and 13, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Crystal Amanda Garrett Vest was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/15/2022 to the Estate of Carl Terry Vest, 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 29, May 6 and 13, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Jon Mark Holder was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/07/2022 to the Estate of Glenda Holder, 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 29, May 6 and 13, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Donna Casey was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/15/2022 Estate of Clinton Allen Giles, 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 29, May 6 and 13, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Richard Allan Scherf was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/22/2022 to the Estate of Clyde Richard Scherf, 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 29, May 6 and 13, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Patricia Marie Glenn was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/15/2022 to the Estate of Mildred N. Glenn, 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 29, May 6 and 13, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Dana S. Whitworth was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/15/2022 to the Estate of Alton Edward Slaten, 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 29, May 6 and 13, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Crystal R. Knight was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 04/12/2022 to the Estate of Mary Lee Key, 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 29, May 6 and 13, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Guy Hunter Phillips was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 04/11/2022 to the Estate of John Coby Thornton, 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 29, May 6 and 13, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Michael Madison West was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 04/14/2022 to the Estate of Susan West, 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 29, May 6 and 13, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

James Warren Jr. was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 04/18/2022 to the Estate of Priscilla Ann Warren, 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 29, May 6 and 13, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Michael D. Higginbotham was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/29/2022 to the Estate of Thomas Elrige Higginbotham, 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 6, 13 and 20, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Janice N. Lee was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/25/2022 Estate of Thomas W. Lee 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 6, 13 and 20, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Karen D. Galloway was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/16/2022 to the Estate of Ruby Jo Boyle, 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 6, 13 and 20, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Chad West was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/21/2022 to the Estate of David Allen West, 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 6, 13 and 20, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Troy Robert Kilgo was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/21/2022 to the Estate of Donna Jane Kilgo, 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 6, 13 and 20, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Michelle Toni Miller was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/22/2022 to the Estate of Curtis Michael Christian, 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 6, 13 and 20, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Joseph Clisby Gilliland, Jr. was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/22/2022 to the Estate of Dentice Gilliland, 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

May 6, 13 and 20, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Martha Jane Woodard Hicks was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/24/2022 to the Estate of Chester C. Hicks, 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

May 6, 13 and 20, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Ava Maria Gregory was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 04/20/2022 to the Estate of Betty Joyce Gregory, 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 6, 13 and 20, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Alona Cash was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 04/20/2022 to the Estate of Jerry Wayne Cash, 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 6, 13 and 20, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Sybil R. Lewis was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/30/2022 Estate of Carl Andanta Lewis, 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 6, 13 and 20, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Danny Wagnon was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 04/11/2022 Estate of Clayton Joseph 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 6, 13 and 20, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Brenda Pruitt Kimberly was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/31/2022 to the Estate of Michael Wallace Kimberly, 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 6, 13 and 20, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Stacey Elaine Merkle was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 04/11/2022 Estate of George W. Mordecai 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 13, 20 and 27, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Zachary Erle Maner was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 04/12/2022 Estate of Omer Erle Maner 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 13, 20 and 27, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Sandra Jean Lovell Willingham was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 04/05/2022 Estate of Thomas Robert Wheeler 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 13, 20 and 27, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Angela Ruth Jackson was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 04/18/2022 Estate of Ruth Maria Muller Jackson 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 13, 20 and 27, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Richard Dale Brewster was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 05/02/2022 to the Estate Virginia M. Brewster (Williams) 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 13, 20 and 27, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Janet Waldrop and Sonya Edwards was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 05/03/2022 to the Estate of William Clinton Murphy, 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 13, 20 and 27, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Jerry Lee Fuller and Scott Levan Fuller was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 05/02/2022 to the Estate of Margaret Susan Fuller , 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 13, 20 and 27, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Michael Luther White was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 04/18/2022 to the Estate of Colby Michael 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

May 13, 20 and 27, 2022

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NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT TO BE PUBLISHED BY PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE:  THE MATTER OF:  THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF RONALD DALE BUSH, DECEASED

Letters of Administration of said deceased having been granted to CHERA BUSH, Personal representative on the 7th day of September, 2021 by the Honorable SCOTT HASSELL, Judge of Probate Court of Etowah county, notice is hereby given that all persons having claims against said estate are hereby required to present the same within time allowed by law or the same will be barred. 

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

May 13, 20 and 27, 2022

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

In Re:  The Estate of Rodney Eric Poovey, Deceased

CASE NO: S-11934

TAKE NOTICE that Letters of Administration having been granted to David Poovey, as Administrator of the Estate of Rodney Eric Poovey, deceased, on the 21st day of March 2022, by the Honorable Scott Hassell, Judge of Probate.

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

Jason Knowles

Knowles & Sullivan, LLC

413 Broad Street

Gadsden, AL. 35901

256-547-7200

May 6, 13 and 20, 2022

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PUBLICATION NOTICE

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF JEAN PARKER ANDERSON, DECEASED

CASE NO.: S-11956

TO:  Lema Parker, Ada Kate Parker, Ed Parker, Roy Parker, Nora Parker, Belle Parker, Willie Parker, Charles T. Parker, Lena Sparks, Clyde Easterwood, D.H. Easterwood, and Marcus Easterwood, or their respective heirs at law and next of kin, if deceased; and all unknown heirs at law and next of kin of Jean Parker Anderson, deceased

You will hereby take notice that on this day came April Bedwell Stone and produced to the Court a paper in writing purporting to be a copy of the Last Will and Testament of Jean Parker Anderson, deceased, and petitions the Court to admit the said Will to probate and record as the Last Will and Testament of the said deceased.

You are notified to be and appear before me, at my office in the located at Etowah County Courthouse, 801 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama, at 10:30 o’clock, AM., on the 22nd day of June, 2022, when the petition will be considered, and show, if anything you have to allege, why said paper writing should not be admitted to probate and record, as the true Last Will and Testament of said decedent. 

ORDERED on this the 27th day of April 2022

Scott W. Hassell

Probate Judge

May 6, 13 and 20, 2022

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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 Linda K. Wooten and a Petition for Letters of Conservatorship over the estate of Linda K. Wooten  was filed by Gadsden Regional Medical Center on the 22nd day of April, 2022.

A hearing on the Petition for Letters of Guardianship and Petition for Letters of  Conservatorship is set on the 31st day of May, 2022, at 10:30 o’clock a.m., in the Probate Court of  Etowah County, Alabama, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

May 6, 13 and 20, 2022

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

Notice to:  Keith Quinn, whose whereabouts are unknown

You will take notice that a Petition for Letters of Guardianship for the person of Katherine C. Quinn and a Petition for Letters of Conservatorship over the estate of Katherine C. Quinn was filed by Gadsden Regional Medical Center on the 22nd day of April 2022.

A hearing on the Petition for Letters of Guardianship and Petition for Letters of conservatorship is set on the 31st day of May 2022, at 10:00 o’clock A.M., in the Probate Court of Etowah county, Alabama, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

May 13, 20 and 27, 2022

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NOTICE OF HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE:  JAMES PHILLIPS,

ALLEGED INCAPACITATED,

CASE NO: I-056

TO:  Any and all relatives of JAMES PHILLIPS

Please take notice that a PETITION FOR GUARDIANSHIP AND CONSERVATORSHIP was filed in the Office of the Judge of Probate, and further, that the 15th day of June 2022 at 2:30 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 25TH DAY OF APRIL 2022

Scott W. Hassell

Probate Judge

April 29, May 6 and 13, 2022

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NOTICE OF SERVICE BY PUBLICATION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

T&K ASSETS, LLC, PLAINTIFF,

VS

ROY ROBBINS and GRACIE ROBBINS, their heirs and devisees and Fictitious Defendants A, B, C and D being those entities claiming an interest in that certain real property described below and the following real property: Lot 3, in Block 10 of the M.A. Hughes, 1st Addition as shown in Plat Book “A”, page 13 Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama and bearing Parcel # 31-16-01-02-2-000-104.000

DEFENDANTS

CASE NO.: CV-2022-900159.00

Defendants, ROY ROBBINS and GRACIE ROBBINS, their heirs and devisees, if deceased, and all others claiming an interest in the above described property, must answer the Complaint filed by T&K ASSETS, LLC, seeking to Quiet Title to the property described above and for other relief within 30 days of the last date of publication of this notice or thereafter a judgment by default may be rendered against them in the above styled cause. 

This the 22nd day of April, 2022.

Cassandra Johnson

Circuit Clerk

April 29, May 6, 13 and 20, 2022

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NOTICE OF ADOPTION HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE:  THE ADOPTION PETITION OF AUBREY MICHAEL LIVINGSTON

CASE NO: A-1813

To:  UNKNOWN FATHER

WHEREABOUT UNKNOWN

You are hereby notified that a Petition for Adoption of a minor child born to Leila Whitney Still on February 1, 2013 was filed on February 25, 2022.  Please be advised that if you intend to contest the same you must file a written response within thirty (30) days of the last date of publication with the said 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 Petitioner:

Aubrey Michael Livingston

23 Sommersworth Avenue

Gadsden, AL. 35904

Done this the 19th day of April 2022

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

April 22, 29, May 6 and 13, 2022

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NOTICE OF ADOPTION HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, STATE OF ALABAMA

CASE NO.: A-1798, A-1799

IN THE MATTER OF AN ADOPTION

Jonathan Collins Copeland & Kali Copeland

TO:  MARY BETHUNE, MOTHER OF C.C AND B.C., whose whereabouts are unknown

RE:  The Adoption of C.C. whose date of birth is 03/05/2012.

RE:  The Adoption of B.C. whose date of birth is 03/01/2011.

Please take note that a Petition for Adoption has been filed in said Court by the Petitioners named below and that the 22nd day of June 2022 at 10:00 AM has been set for a hearing on the same in the Probate Court of Etowah County.  Please be advised that if you intend to contest this adoption you must file a written response with the attorney for the Petitioners named below and with the Clerk of the Probate Court, 800 Forrest Ave #122, Gadsden, AL. 35901, as soon as possible but no later than thirty (30) days from the date of last publication.

Petitioners:

Jonathan  & Kali Copeland

Attorney for Petitioner

Same Bone

1031 Forrest Avenue

Gadsden, AL. 35901

Done this the 20 day of April 2022

Scott W. Hassell

Probate Judge of Etowah County

April 22, 29, May 6 and 13, 2022

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NOTICE OF PETITION FOR TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS

IN THE JUVENILE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE: I.J.S.M., a minor child

CASE NO.: JU-2012-175.03

NOTICE OF PETITION FOR TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS

PETITIONER: WILLIAM KEITH BURNEY AND TONYA BURNEY

NOTICE TO: UNKNOWN/UNNAMED FATHER

You are hereby given notice that a Petition has been filed by the Petitioners, William Keith Burney and wife, Tonya Burney requesting that your parental rights be terminated with regard to I.J.S.M., a minor child born to Chyane Martin on September 15, 2011. 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, Stephanie Gillilan, 834 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. A hearing is set for 9:00 a.m. on June 16, 2022, before Hon. Will Clay at the Etowah County Judicial Building in Gadsden, Alabama. You may appear at the hearing and contest the Petition if you choose.

Dated this 26th day of April, 2022.

Cassandra Johnson

Circuit Clerk’s Office

801 Forrest Avenue

Gadsden, AL 35901

Stephanie Gillilan

Attorney for the Petitioners

834 Chestnut Street

Gadsden, AL 35901

April 29, May 6, 13 and 20, 2022

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NOTICE OF ADOPTION HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE: IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION PETITION OF ANTONIA PEDRO

PASCUAL AND MATIAS DE MATIAS PEDRO

CASE NO.: A-1814

NOTICE OF ADOPTION HEARING

PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY

To: the unknown father of R. P. P, a minor.

Please take notice that a petition for the adoption of the above named minor child who was born to Maria Roxana Paz Diaz on or about the 22nd of August 2021 has been filed in said Court. Please be advised that if you intend to contest this adoption you must file a written response with the attorney for the petitioners named below and with the Clerk of the Probate Court, Etowah County, Gadsden, Alabama as soon as possible but no later than thirty (30) days from the last day this notice is published.

Attorney for Petitioners:

Law Office of Lorena Ibarra

Lorena Ibarra

200 Lorna Square Suite 221

Hoover, AL 35216

May 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2022

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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 adoption of a child born to Maria Roxana Paz Diaz was filed on January 13, 2022, alleging that the whereabouts of the natural parent of said minor child is unknown and has not been disclosed to the Court.  The minor’s child’s date of birth is:  August 22, 2021.

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, 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 6th day of May 2022

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

Attorney for Petitioner:

Lorene Ibarra, Esquire

200 Lorna Square, Suite 221

Hoover, AL. 35216

May 13, 20, 27 and June 3, 2022

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LEGAL NOTICE

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

JEFF HOLMES, PLAINTIFF,

VS

SHANTAE HOLMES, DEFENDANT

CASE NO.: DR-2021-900042

Notice is hereby give to Shantae Holmes, whereabouts are unknown, must answer the Circuit Court’s matter DR-2021-900042, by the 19th day of June 2022, or thereafter, a judgment by default may be rendered against her in Case number: DR-2021-900042 in the Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama if you should intend to contest this divorce, you must file a written response within thirty (30) days of the date of the last publication herein with the attorney listed below whose address is shown below and with the Circuit Court of Clerk of Etowah County, Alabama, 801 Forrest Avenue, Suite 202, Gadsden, AL. 35901.

Done this the 26th day of April 2022

George C. Day, Jr.

Circuit Court Judge

Scott F. Stewart, Attorney at Law

Attorney for Plaintiff

750 Forrest Avenue, Suite 213

Gadsden, AL. 35901

April 29, May 6, 13 and 20, 2022

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PUBLICATION NOTICE

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY, ALABAMA

DOMESTIC RELATIONS DIVISION

IN RE:  THE MARRIAGE OF:

RICHARD BROWN, SR.,

PLAINTIFF/HUSBAND

VS

LETUNGA KIMBLE,

DEFENDANT/WIFE

Case No: DR-2021-9000694.00

Letunga Kimble, whose whereabouts is unknown, is required to answer, Richard Brown, Sr.’s petition for divorce and/or other relief by 30 days from May 13, 2022 or thereafter, a judgment by default may be rendered against the said defendant in the above styled cause. 

Done this the 20 day of April 2022

Calvin Williams,

Circuit Judge

Sandra Lewis

Attorney for Plaintiff

PO Box 686

Montgomery, AL. 36101

334-269-5930

April 22, 29, May 6 and 13, 2022

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NOTICE OF DIVORCE

IN THE CIRCUIT CLERK OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

BROWN ANTWON, Plaintiff

vs

BROWN ATHENA, defendant

Case No.: DR-2022-900072.00

ATHENA MICHELLE BROWN, whose whereabouts are unknown, must answer Antwon Brown’s Complaint for Divorce.  Please be advised that should you intend to contest this divorce, you must file a written response within thirty (30) days of the date of the last publication date that is listed at the bottom of this notice, or, thereafter, a judgment by default may be rendered against her in Case No. DR-2022-900072.00, in the Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama.

DONE this 16th day of March 2022

William B. Ogletree

Circuit Judge

Cassandra Johnson

Circuit Clerk

Pierce & Pierce, Attorneys at Law

807 Chestnut Street, Gadsden, AL 35901

104 23rd Street South – Suite 100, Birmingham, AL 35233

toll free: (844) 357-3211

local/txt: (256) 399-9470

April 29, May 6, 13 and 20, 2022

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NOTICE OF FINAL HEARING BY PUBLICATION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

GADSDEN LAND BANK AUTHORITY,

a Public Corporation,

Plaintiff,

v.

CIVIL ACTION NO.: CV-2022-0006

SAMUEL WYATT; DONALD HARVEY; ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA;  CITY OF GADSDEN; that parcel of real property located at 643 Abercrombie Street and having a legal description of: Lot Number 10 in Abercrombie Addition, according to the map thereof recorded in Plat Book “B”, Page 46,, in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, together with all improvements located theron,  and known as Parcel ID No. 10-09-32-4-000-178.000, PPIN: 19890; and any and all other unknown heirs, claimants or interested parties claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the real estate described herein,

Defendants.  

NOTICE OF FINAL HEARING BY PUBLICATION

TO SAMUEL WYATT; DONALD HARVEY;  ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA; CITY OF GADSDEN; and any and all other unknown heirs, claimants or interested parties claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the real estate described herein,

TAKE NOTICE that on January 28, 2022, the Gadsden Land Bank Authority filed the above-styled Complaint and the record reflects recorded notice of a pending quiet title and foreclosure action in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama concerning the rights and/or interests in the following real property:

Lot Number 10 in Abercrombie Addition, according to the map thereof recorded in Plat Book “B”, Page 46, in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, together with all improvements located theron.

Property Address:  643 Abercrombie Street, Gadsden, Alabama 35901

ANY PERSON WITH A PROPERTY INTEREST IN THE ABOVE PROPERTY IS HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT THEY MAY LOSE SUCH INTEREST, IF ANY, AS A RESULT OF THE ABOVE-REFERENCED QUIET TITLE AND FORECLOSURE ACTION. The final hearing on this quiet title and foreclosure action is hereby set for July 25, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. in Judge William Ogletree’s Courtroom, Etowah County Courthouse, 801 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901. The judgment of the Court may result in title to the property vesting in the Gadsden Land Bank Authority. Any person who proves to the Court’s satisfaction a right to redeem the property pursuant to Alabama Code §§ 40-10-73 (1975) et seq. or Alabama Code §§ 40-10-83 (1975) et seq. may redeem the property pursuant to those statutes within five (5) days after the appropriate Order on Final Hearing is issued. FAILURE TO REDEEM THE PROPERTY AND PRESENT PROOF OF REDEMPTION TO THE CIRCUIT COURT WITHIN THE 5-DAY PERIOD MAY RESULT IN A LOSS OF THE RIGHT OF REDEMPTION.

The address of the Gadsden Land Bank Authority is City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.  The Gadsden Land Bank Authority may be contacted care of Chamberlain Parker, City of Gadsden, at (256)549-4590.

IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED by the undersigned Clerk of Court that publication of this notice be made once a week for three consecutive weeks in the Gadsden Messenger, a newspaper of general circulation in Etowah County, Alabama, and that all persons to whom this notice is addressed and any and all persons claiming any title to, interest in, or lien or encumbrance on the above-described land or any part thereof are hereby directed to plead, answer or otherwise respond to the Complaint in this cause before the hearing date or a judgment by default may be rendered against them it being intended that this notice shall be used to perfect service against all parties who cannot be personally served with a copy of the Complaint.

Dated this the 10th day of May, 2022.

Cassandra Johnson,

Circuit Clerk

May 13, 20, and 27, 2022

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NOTICE OFQUIET TITLE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

PAYNE BETTY MINTON BY AND THROUGH HER DAUGHTER ANITA PAYNE

Plaintiff

VS

OAK HILL CEMETARY,

CITY OF ATTALLA, ALABAMA RHEA, BRASWELL MICKEY, BRASWELL RENEE ET AL,

Defendants

Case No.:  CV-2018-000170.00

Renee Braswell, whose whereabouts are unknown, must answer Betty Minton Payne’s amended Complaint for Quiet Title and other relief by the day of May 30, 2022, or, therefore, a judgment by default may be rendered against her in Case No.: CV-2018-000170.00, in the Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama.

Done this 18th day of April 2022

Cassandra Johnson

Circuit Court Clerk, Etowah County,

Sonny J. Steen

Circuit Clerk

Pierce & Pierce, Attorneys at Law

807 Chestnut Street, Gadsden, AL 35901

104 23rd Street South – Suite 100, Birmingham, AL 35233

toll free: (844) 357-3211

local/txt: (256) 399-9470

April 29, May 6, 13 and 20, 2022

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PUBLIC NOTICE

Be it known that Bill Crosson and Brian Ledbetter being the owners of property abutting Mallie Circle hereby request the Etowah County Commission to vacate a portion of said road described as follows:

A prescriptive right-of-way lying in the Southwest ¼ of the Northwest ¼ of Section 35, T-12-S, R-6-E and shown on the Etowah County tax map as being 30’ in width lying 15’ left and right of a centerline being further described as follows:

Commence at the point of intersection being the center of the 60’ right-of-way of Oakland Drive and a projection of the Mallie Circle. From said Point of Commencement run South 42° 28’ 32” East a distance of 44.80’ to a point on the Eastern right-of-way line of Oakland Drive and the Point of Beginning.

From said Point of Beginning continue along the previously described course a distance of 494.47’; thence run along a curve to the right having a Delta of 38° 29’ 27”, Radius: 186.18’, Tangent: 64.64’, Chord Bearing: South 23° 19’ 45” East, Chord Length: 122.13’ a distance of 124.43’; thence run South 03° 59’ 05” East a distance of 183.10’ to a point being the end of said centerline.

This matter will be considered at the 5-17-2022 Etowah County Commission meeting at 9:00 am at the Etowah County Commission Office, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

April 22, 29, May 6 and 13, 2022

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LEGAL ZONING NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, the 26th of May, 2022, at 8:30 a.m., the Board of Adjustment of the City of Gadsden will hold a public hearing in the City Council Chamber, First Floor, at City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama to give all persons who desire an opportunity to be heard in opposition to or in favor of the following request:

Lot Thirty-Seven, in Block J, in Clubview Heights Supplemental Addition, according to the map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book “E,” Pages 242-243, Probate Office of Etowah County, Alabama, and lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.”

May 6, and 13, 2022.

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LEGAL ZONING NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that the City of Gadsden Planning Commission will not hold a public hearing in May due to a lack of agenda.

May 13, 2022 

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Notice to Contractors Federal Aid Project No.

STPSU-2815(252) 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 27, 2022 and at that time publicly opened for constructing the Roadway Improvements (Reconstruction) on South 11th Street from the junction of Black Creek Parkway to a point at Black Creek. Length 0.514 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 One Hundred (100) Working Days. A 3.00% DBE Contract Obligation Is Required.

A Bidding Proposal may be purchased for $5.00. Plans may be purchased for $21.00 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 $1,361,706 To $1,664,307 .

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 6, 13 and 20, 2022

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STATE OF ALABAMA PROCLAMATION BY THE GOVERNOR

WHEREAS the Alabama Legislature at its 2021 Regular Session enacted Act No. 2021-326 (HB565), proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901;

WHEREAS, in conformity with Section 284 of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended, the Legislature has ordered an election by the qualified electors of the state upon such proposed amendment; and

WHEREAS notice of this election, together with the proposed amendment, is required by law to be given by proclamation of the Governor, which shall be published once a week for at least four successive weeks immediately preceding the day appointed for the election;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Kay Ivey, as Governor of the State of Alabama, do hereby give notice, direct, and proclaim that on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, an election will be held in the State of Alabama in the manner and form provided by law upon the following proposed amendment to the Constitution of 1901 of the State of Alabama:

AMENDMENT PROPOSED BY ACT NO. 2021-326 (HB565)

(a)(1) The State of Alabama is authorized to become indebted for the purpose of the improvement, renovation, equipping, acquisition, provision, construction, and maintenance of Alabama state parks under the jurisdiction of the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, and public historical sites and public historical parks under the jurisdiction of the Alabama Historical Commission and in evidence of the indebtedness so incurred, to sell and issue bonds, in addition to all other bonds of the state, not exceeding eighty million dollars ($80,000,000) in aggregate exceeding eighty-five million dollars ($85,000,000) in aggregate principal amount.

(2) The bonds shall be direct general obligations of the state, and the full faith and credit and taxing power of the state are hereby pledged to the prompt and faithful payment of the principal thereof and the interest thereon. All of the bonds shall be issued for the state by the Alabama State Parks Enhancement Authority, created by this amendment and further provided for by general law, pursuant to the appropriate resolutions adopted by the board of directors of the authority, and the proceeds thereof shall be appropriated and used exclusively for the purpose of paying the expenses incurred in the sale and issuance of the bonds and. Eighty million dollars ($80,000,000) of the bonds shall be used for payment of the costs of the improvement, renovation, acquisition, provision, construction, equipping, and maintenance of Alabama state parks under the jurisdiction of the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, and public historical sites and public historical parks under the jurisdiction of the Alabama Historical Commission.

Five million dollars ($5,000,000) of the bonds shall be used for the costs of the improvement, renovation, acquisition, provision, construction, equipping, and maintenance of public historical sites and public historical parks under the jurisdiction of the Alabama Historical Commission.

(3) The Alabama Historical Commission shall not use bond proceeds from this amendment for the improvement, acquisition, provision, construction, equipping, or maintenance of Confederate Memorial Park in Marbury.

(3)(4) The improvement, renovation, equipping, acquisition, provision, construction, and maintenance of Alabama state parks under the jurisdiction of the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources shall be completed in accordance with plans developed by the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. Upon completion, all improvements, renovations, fixtures, equipment, and real or personal property shall become property of the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.

(4)(5) The improvement, renovation, equipping, acquisition, provision, construction, and maintenance of public historical parks and public historical sites under the jurisdiction of the Alabama Historical Commission shall be completed in accordance with plans developed by the Alabama Historical Commission. Upon completion, all improvements, renovations, fixtures, equipment, and real or personal property shall become property of the Alabama Historical Commission.

(5)(6) If the bond proceeds exceed eighty-five million dollars ($85,000,000) due to receipt of original issue premium in connection with the sale of bonds or due to any other reason, any bond proceeds in excess of eighty-five million dollars ($85,000,000) plus expenses related to the issuance of the bonds shall be allocated to the Alabama Forestry Commission for capital improvement, renovation, acquisition, provision, construction, equipping, and maintenance of state forests.

(b) The state is further authorized to become indebted and in evidence thereof to sell and issue one or more series of bonds to refund all or any of the bonds authorized by this amendment in the principal amount or amounts, which may exceed the principal amount of the bonds being refunded, and in the manner as may be provided in general law.

(c) The authority is hereby vested with the power and authority to provide for the sale and terms of the bonds authorized and the issuance thereof, subject to the approval of the Governor. The bonds may be sold, executed, and delivered at any time and from time to time, may be in such forms, denominations, series, and numbers, may be of such tenor and maturities, may bear such date or dates, may be payable in such installments and at such place or places, may bear interest at such rate or rates payable and evidenced in such manner, and may contain provisions for redemption at the option of the state to be exercised by the authority at such date or dates prior to their maturity and upon payment of such redemption price or prices, all as shall be provided by the authority in the resolution or resolutions under which the bonds are issued. The principal of each series of bonds shall mature on such date and in such amounts as shall be specified in the resolution or resolutions of the board of directors of the authority, the last of which installments shall mature not later than 20 years after the date of the bonds of the same series. Bonds of the authority, including refunding bonds, may be sold either at public sale or private sale. Bonds sold by competitive bid must be sold, whether on sealed bids or at public auction, after advertisement as may be prescribed by the authority, to the bidder whose bid reflects the lowest true interest cost to the state computed to the respective maturities of the bonds sold; provided, that if no bid deemed acceptable by the authority is received, all bids may be rejected.

(d) The bonds shall be signed in the name of the state by the Governor, and the Great Seal of the State of Alabama or a facsimile thereof shall be impressed, printed, or otherwise reproduced thereon and shall be attested by the signature of the Secretary of State; provided, that facsimile or electronic signatures of either or both of the officers may be reproduced on the bonds in lieu of manual signatures.

(e) All bonds issued under this amendment, together with the interest income thereon, shall forever be exempt from all taxation in the state, except inheritance, estate, and gift taxes.

(f) The proceeds from the sale of the bonds by the Alabama State Parks Enhancement Authority authorized by this amendment, other than refunding bonds, after the payment of all expenses of the sale thereof, shall be set apart in a special fund in the State Treasury to be designated the Alabama State Parks Enhancement Fund, and the proceeds, together with income derived from the investment and reinvestment thereof, shall be temporarily invested until needed and disbursed, on order of the authority solely for the purposes, hereinabove described, for which the bonds are authorized to be issued.

(g) No further authorization from the Legislature shall be a prerequisite to the validity of any bonds issued under this amendment. However, the Legislature shall enact appropriate legislation implementing this amendment, including provisions for the issuance of refunding bonds as authorized by this amendment.

(h) The Alabama State Parks Enhancement Authority, to the extent practiced, shall strive to use businesses and companies in all aspects of the bond and construction portions authorized by this amendment that reflect the racial and ethnic diversity of the state.

FURTHER, I proclaim and direct that this proclamation shall be published once a week for the four successive weeks immediately preceding Tuesday, May 24, 2022, in every county as required by law.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Alabama to be affixed by the Secretary of State at the State Capitol in the City of Montgomery on this 7th day of April 2022.

Kay Ivy,Governor

John H. Merrill,Secretary of State

April 22, 29, May 6 and 13, 2022

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ORDINANCE

NO. O-07-22

Amending Fiscal Year 2022 Budget

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GADSDEN, ALABAMA, that Ordinance No. O-12-21 (Fiscal Year 2022 Budget) is further amended by transferring $400,000.00 from the unassigned fund balance into account #001-9510-419.61-29 (Outside Agency Airport Authority).  The funds will be used for legal expenses related to ongoing litigation. 

I hereby certify that the above and foregoing was duly adopted by the City Council of Gadsden, Alabama at an open public meeting held on May 3, 2022.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

May 13, 2022

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RESOLUTION

NO. R-140-22

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                       

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

912 TUSCALOOSA AVENUE in District 3 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Number 3, Block Number 6, in the Liddell Addition, as same appears of record in Plat Book “A”, Page 216, Etowah County, Alabama, and lying and being in Gadsden, 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 OSCAR JORGE VILLADOZO ESCAMILLA, P.O. BOX 921422, PEACHTREE CORNER, GA, SUMMER TOWN DRIVE, NORCROSS, GA.

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 May 3, 2022.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk   

May 13, 2022

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RESOLUTION

NO. R-141-22

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                       

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

2405 HILL AVENUE in District 6 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot No. 26, Block 5, according to the map and survey of The Oak Park Addition to the City of Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama. Source of title: Book 3T at Page 144, Probate Office 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 JEANETTE CHANDLER, 901 SOUTH 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 May 3, 2022.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk   

May 13, 2022

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to JIM ASH and MAGGIE ASH, 2906 HICKORY STREET, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35904, DORIS A MILLER and BILLY E MILLER, 2906 HICKORY STREET, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35904, believed to have or claim an interest in the property described below, that at a regular meeting of the Council of the City of Gadsden to be held in the Council Chamber at City Hall on TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2022 at 11:00 a.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located 2906 HICKORY STREET in District 6 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Number Four (4), in Block Number Ten (1) of the South Highlands Addition to Gadsden and Alabama City, Alabama, according to the map thereof recorded in Book of Town Plats “A”, page 281, in the Probate Office of Etowah County, Alabama, and lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.

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

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

Brian Harbison                                                  

BUILDING OFFICIAL                                                                                                               

City of Gadsden                                                 

P.O. Box 267                                                    

Gadsden, AL  35902                                             

(256) 549-4529                                                                                                                             

May 13, 2022

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to BOWMAN PROPERTY, LLC, 1907 RAINBOW DRIVE, SUITE A, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35901, 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 24, 2022 at 11:00 a.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located 1113 S. 11TH STREET (REAR) in District 5 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Number Four (4) in Block “L” in Elliott Addition No. 2 to Gadsden, according to the map or plat thereof as the same appears of record in Book of Town Plats “B”, Page 3, in the Probate Office of Etowah County, and being and lying in the City of Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.

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

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

Brian Harbison                                                  

BUILDING OFFICIAL                                                                                                               

City of Gadsden                                                 

P.O. Box 267                                                    

Gadsden, AL  35902                                             

(256) 549-4529                                                                  

May 13, 2022

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to CALVIN HUTCHINSON AND MILDRED HUTCHINSON, 1031 GLENDALE AVENUE, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35903, TALMADGE WRIGHT and wife MAY WRIGHT, CALVIN and wf MILDRED HUTCHINSON c/o MILDRED HUTCHINSON, 1031 GLENDALE AVENUE, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35903, MARY WRIGHT c/o MILDRED HUTCHINSON, 1031 GLENDALE AVENUE, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35903, believed to have or claim an interest in the property described below, that at a regular meeting of the Council of the City of Gadsden to be held in the Council Chamber at City Hall on TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2022 at 11:00 a.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located 1423 ARMSTRONG STREET in District 1 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Parcel One:

A lot or parcel of land described as the North fifty (50) feet of the East eighty-five and onehalf (85.5) feet of Lot Number Four (4) in Block “B” of the Subdivision of Block One (1) and a portion of Lot Five (5) in Block Four (4) of the Wright Village Plat recorded in Plat Book “C”, Page 299, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, and lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.

Parcel Two:

To reach the point of beginning for the lands herein conveyed, start at the Northeast corner of Lot Number 4 in Block Four and run in a westerly direction along the North line of said Lot Number 4 a distance of 32 feet to a point, which said point is the point of beginning and from thence continue on and along the North line of said Lot Number 4 a distance of 50.9 feet to a point, thence run in a southerly direction and parallel with the East line of said Lot Number 4 a distance of 100 feet to a point, thence run in an easterly direction and parallel with the North line of said Lot number 4 a distance of 50.9 feet to a point; thence run in a northerly direction and parallel with the East line of said Lot Number 4 a distance of 100 feet to the point of beginning, said description embracing a portion of Lot Number 4 in Block Number 4 of Wright’s Village Subdivision according to the map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book “C”, Page 255, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, and lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.

Parcel Three:

The South ninety-five (95) feet of Lot Number Four (4) and Lot Number One 91) SAVE AND EXCEPT that portion of Lot Number 1 conveyed by Talmadge Wright and wife, Mary Wright, to George Green and wife, Lillian Green, by deed dated 10 October, 1975, and th recorded in Book “1219”, Page 293, Probate office, Etowah County, Alabama, all in Talmadge Wright’s Supplement to Ridgeway Addition, according to the map thereof recorded in Plat Book “H”, page 9, Probate office, Etowah County, and lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, together with all improvements located thereon.

Parcel Four:

Beginning at the northwest corner of Lot 4 in Block “B” and from thence run East and along the North line of Lot 4 a distance of 83.5 feet; thence South and parallel with the West line of Lot 4 a distance of 50 feet; thence West and parallel with the North line of Lot 4 a distance of 83.5 feet to the West lie of Lot 4; thence North and along the West line of Lot 4 a distance of 83.5 feet to the West line of Lot 4; thence North and along the West line of Lot 4 a distance of 50 feet to the point of beginning and being a portion of Lot 4, in Block “B” all of the foregoing described lands being in the subdivision of Block 1 and a portion of Lot 5, Block 4, of the Wright’s Village Plat and show by map or plat recorded in Book of Town Plats “C”, page 299, in the Office of the Judge of Probate for Etowah County, Alabama, and lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.

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

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

Brian Harbison                                                  

BUILDING OFFICIAL                                                                                                             

City of Gadsden                                                 

P.O. Box 267                                                    

Gadsden, AL  35902                                             

(256) 549-4529                                                        

May 13, 2022

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to HARVARD STEPHENS and BARBARA STEPHENS, 612 HILL ROAD, BRENTWOOD, TENNESSEE 37027, 313 HENRY STREET, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35901, 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 24, 2022 at 11:00 a.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located 313 HENRY STREET in District 3 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Number Twenty-seven (27) in Tarrant Court Subdivision to Gadsden, according to the map or plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book “C”, Page 77, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, together with all improvements located thereon.

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

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

Brian Harbison                                                  

BUILDING OFFICIAL                                                                                                               

City of Gadsden                                                 

P.O. Box 267                                                    

Gadsden, AL  35902                                             

(256) 549-4529                                                                                                                             

May 13, 2022

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING                                                                                                                                 

Notice is hereby given to JOHN HIGGINS, 2 PERKINS STREET, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35904, MARIA COLLINS & ETALS, 19 MITCHELL STREET, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35904, believed to have or Claim an interest in the property described below, that at a regular meeting Of the Council of the City of Gadsden to be held in the Council Chamber at City Hall on TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2022 at 11:00 a.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located at 2 PERKINS STREET (Tax records show address as 2 PERKINS AVENUE) in District 6 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Tax ID#: 10-09-31-4-000-222.000  

LT 87 CONE MILLS PARCEL #5 PLAT F-59 31-11-6,

is a nuisance in violation of the Gadsden City Code and whether it should be abated.  You may appear and present any relevant evidence to the Council regarding the alleged nuisance and its abatement.                                                                                                                                                                                     

Brian Harbison                                                  

BUILDING OFFICIAL                                                                                                               

City of Gadsden                                                 

P.O. Box 267                                                    

Gadsden, AL  35902                                             

(256) 549-4529                                                                                                                                                      

May 13, 2022

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BID NOTICE

Seeking Proposals to Bid Notice.  Qualified general contractors for 2 metal and wood 4 bay pole barns. For a full list of bid specifications call 256-549-4575 or pick up a packet at 4610 Airport Road Gadsden, AL 35904.  Mail your sealed bids to P.O. Box 267 Gadsden, AL 35902 or and deliver by NOON on MAY 30, 2022 to 4610 Airport Road Gadsden, AL 35904. Bids will be opened publicly at NOON on MAY 30 at the above address.

May 13 and 20, 2022

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LEGAL NOTICE

Stuff-It Mini Storage, 3605 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, 35904. The following storage unit(s) will be sold at auction on May 20, 2022 at 9 a.m. for non-payment: 

Richard Lewis  – Unit 88

Denise Ruiz  – Unit 61.

May 6 and 13, 2022

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION OF ABANDONED VEHICLES

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

1998 SUZUKI VZ800 – VIN:  JS1VS53A6W2103543

2003 HONDA VTX1800 – VIN:  1HFSC46073A109140

1989 FORD RANGER  – VIN: 1FTCR10T0KUB19763

2003 FORD TAURUS – VIN: 1FAFP55243A206651

The public auction will be held at Kelton Wrecker LLC located at 1625 Forrest Ave Gadsden AL 35901 at 8:00 AM on 06/11/2022. The seller shall have a right to reject any bid that is unreasonably low and may postpone the public auction until another time and place. In addition, the seller expressly reserves the right to bid and purchase at the public auction.

May 6 and 13, 2022

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NOTICEOF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle (s) on 06/09/2022

2006 Kawasaki VN900 Motorcycle – VIN:  JKAVN2D156A003463

A&J Towing LLC

4975 Hopper Road

Altoona, AL. 35952

May 6 and 13, 2022

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle (s) on 06/24/2022

2002 Toyota RAV4  – VIN: JTEG H20V226010121

2007 Mercury Grand Marquis  – VIN: 2MEFM74V57X607292

2004 Nissan Altima  – VIN: 1N4AL11D14C105756

2006 Pontiac G6  – VIN: 1G2ZM 151264202606

Thacker Towing

927 5th Ave NE

Attalla, AL 35954

(256) 546-9994

May 13 and 20, 2022

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LEGAL NOTICE

The following storage unit will be auctioned on May 20, 2022 beginning at 9:00 am on the business premises of Regional Warehousing & Mini Storage.

Joely Yancey – Unit 44

Regional Warehousing & Mini Storage

3525 Mountain View Drive

Southside, AL. 35907

256-442-2882

May 13, 2022

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