Legals for 5/19/2023 – 5/25/2023

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MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage executed by Chandler Aaron Rich, single, originally in favor of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for First Federal Bank, a FSB, on March 10, 2020, said mort-gage recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, in Instrument Number 3499328; the undersigned Lakeview Loan Servicing, LLC, as Mortgagee/Transferee, 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 Courthouse at Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, on June 7, 2023, during the legal hours of sale, all of its rights, title, and interest in and to the following described real estate, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit: Lot 8, Resurvey of Lots 1 and 42 of Block 8, Grand Park Addition, according to the plat recorded in Plat Book “L”, Page 107, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama.. Property street address for informational purposes: 3498 Montrose Ave , Rainbow City, AL 35906. THIS PROP-ERTY WILL BE SOLD ON AN “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 pro-cess. 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 paying the indebtedness secured by said mortgage, as well as the expenses of foreclosure. The successful bidder must tender a non-refundable deposit of Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00) in certified funds made payable to Tiffany & Bosco, P.A. at the time and place of the sale. The balance of the purchase price plus any deed recording costs and transfer taxes must be paid in certified funds by noon the next business day at the Law Office of Tiffany & Bosco, P.A. at the address indicated below. Tiffany & Bosco, P.A. reserves the right to award the bid to the next highest bidder should the highest bidder fail to timely tender the total amount due. The Mortgagee/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 post-ponement or cancellation. Lakeview Loan Servicing, LLC, (“Transferee”) Tiffany & Bosco, P.A., 2501 20th Place South, Suite 300, Homewood, AL 35223 www.tblaw.com TB File Number: 23-03109

May 5, 12, and 19, 2023

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MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE   

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage 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, encumbrances, 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 SALE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage 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 following 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, according 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 indebtedness 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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MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage executed by Willbon B. Bates and R. Alan Bates to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., acting solely as nominee for First Federal Bank, dated July 31, 2007 said mortgage recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, in Instrument Number 3276228.  Said mortgage was subsequently sold, assigned and transferred to Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, as trustee for Freddie Mac Seasoned Credit Risk Transfer Trust, Series 2020-3. Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the undersigned, Federal Home Loan Mortgage  Corporation, as trustee for Freddie Mac Seasoned Credit Risk Transfer Trust, Series 2020-3, will sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, in front of the main entrance of the Courthouse in Etowah County, Alabama on June 13, 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: LOT 10 IN WILDWOOD HILLS, UNIT NO. 1, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK “H”, PAGE 13, PROBATE OFFICE, ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA, AND LYING AND BEING IN GADSDEN, ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA.   Property Street Address for Informational Purposes: 120 Ridgecrest Road Gadsden AL 35901   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 val-orem taxes – including taxes which are a lien but not yet due and payable, federal tax liens any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, any assessments liens, encumbrances, 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. ** Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, as trustee for Freddie Mac Seasoned Credit Risk Transfer Trust, Series 2020-3, Mortgagee or Transferee Jonathan Smothers, Esq ALAW One Independence Plaza, Suite 416  Birmingham, AL 35209 Attorney for Mortgagee/Transferee 22-014543   A-4785443

May 19, 26, and June 2, 2023

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MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE NOTICE

Whereas, default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage executed by Lee R. Strahan, Jr. and wife, Angela L. Strahan, to Family Savings Federal Credit Union on the March 15, 2012, said mortgage being recorded at Instrument #3364113, Mortgage Records, Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, and the undersigned, by reason of such default, having declared the entire remaining indebtedness secured by said mortgage to be immediately due and payable, and said mortgage subject to foreclosure, and such default continuing, notice is hereby given, that acting under the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the undersigned, Dana L. Rice, will sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash in front of the Courthouse door in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, during the legal hours of sale on June 12, 2023, the following described real estate situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

TRACT 1:  Commence at a railroad spike marking the SW corner of Fraction C, Section 6, T-12-S, R-7-E thence N 08º54’52” E 30.48’ to a 1/2” rebar on the Northern R/W of Tillison Bend Road 60’ R/W, thence leaving said R/W N 09º05’53” E 343.35’ to a ½” pipe on the northern R/W of Turtle Cove Road 60’ R/W, thence along said R/W S 89º47’43” W 202.46’ to a ½” capped rebar (LS#21183) also being the point of beginning, thence continuing along said R/W S 89º47’43” W 296.97’ to a 1” pipe, thence leaving said R/W N 09º03’09” E 273.22’ to a ½” capped rebar (LS#21183) on the approximate 511 contour line, thence along said contour line the following bearings & distances:  S 24º09’17” E 86.48’ to a ½” capped rebar (LS#21183), thence N 59º04’43” E 42.72’ to a ½” capped rebar (LS#21183), thence N 38º41’32” W 39.35’ to a ½” capped rebar (LS#21183), thence N 17º52’48” W 112.54’ to a ½” capped rebar (LS#21183), thence leaving said contour line N 09º03’09” E 184.12’ to a point on the approximate 511 con-tour line, thence along said contour line S 76º36’12” E 295.74’ to a 1/2” capped rebar (LS#21183), thence leaving said contour line S 09º16’17” W 469.04’ to the point of beginning, containing 3.30 acres, more or less.

TRACT 2:  Commence at a railroad spike marking the SW corner of Fraction C, Section 6, T-12-S, R-7-E thence N 08º54’52” E 30.48’ to a ½” rebar on the northern R/W of Tillison Bend Road 60’ R/W, thence leaving said R/W N 09º05’53” E 343.35’ to a ½” pipe on the northern R/W of Turtle Cove Road 60’ R/W also being the point of beginning, thence along said R/W S 89º47’43” W 202.46’ to a ½” capped rebar (LS#21183), thence leaving said R/W N 09º16’17” E 469.04’ to a ½” capped rebar (LS#21183) on the approximate 511 contour line, thence along said contour line the following bearings & distances: S 73º59’56” E 31.27’ to a ½” capped rebar (LS#21183), thence N 50º16’23” E 51.46’ to a ½” capped rebar (LS#21183), thence N 08º25’04” W 72.64’ to a ½” capped rebar (LS#21183), thence S 71º54’10” W 120.10’ to a ½” capped rebar (LS#21183), thence N 59º45’23” W 51.01’ to a ½” capped rebar (LS#21183), thence N 66º25’23” W 141.88’ to a ½” capped rebar (LS#21183), thence N 56º51’40” E 443.05’ to a ½” capped rebar (LS#21183), thence N 84º27’27” E 70.19’ to a ½” capped rebar (LS#21183), thence S 59º46’14” E 45.68’ to a ½” capped rebar (LS#21183), thence leaving said contour line S 04º16’26” E 36.95’ to a ½” capped rebar (LS#21183), thence S 09º05’53”W 802.69’ to the point of beginning, containing 4.54 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.  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.

Family Savings Credit Union (fka Family Savings Federal Credit Union)

BY:_/s/Dana L. Rice

Dana L. Rice, Its Attorney

Turnbach, Warren, Rice, Frederick & Smith, P.C.

P. O. Box 129

Gadsden, Alabama 35902

(256) 543-3664

May 19, 26 and June 2, 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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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 whereabouts 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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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 HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF: MARTHA KIRKPATRICK, ALLEGED INCAPACITATED,

Case #: 2023-00022

TO: Dale Jones, 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 3RD day of JULY 2023 at 2:00 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 12th day of May 2023

Scott Hassell

PROBATE JUDGE

May 19, 26, and June 2, 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 SERVICE OF PROCESS BY PUBLICATION

IN THE CHANCERY COURT FOR WAYNE COUNTY, TENNESSEE

IN RE: ADOPTION OF NEVAEH SKY WARD

DOB: 06.08.2010

Under 18 years of age,

BRANDI J. BROWN DOB: 09.19.1992 and husband, JONATHAN A. BROWN DOB: 10.03.1979

DANNEY R. WARD

Biological parent of the minor child,

NEVAEH SKY WARD,

Respondent

In the above-styled cause, it satisfactorily appearing from allegations properly sworn to, that the said Respondent, Danney R. Ward, is believed to be a resident of the State of Alabama but whose exact whereabouts are unknown so that ordinary process of this Court cannot be served on Danney R. Ward. It is, therefore, ordered that publication be made for Danney R. Ward for four (4) consecutive weeks in The Messenger, a newspaper of general circulation published in Etowah County, Alabama.

TO: DANNEY R. WARD, biological father of the minor child, NEVAEH SKY WARD:

A Petition for Adoption by a Step Parent and Petition for Termination of Parental Rights has been filed against you by Brandi and Jonathan Brown. It appears that ordinary process of law cannot be served upon you because your whereabouts are unknown. It is, therefore, ordered that you respond to this notice by filing an Answer to the Petition in this cause with the Clerk for the Chancery Court, Wayne County, Tennessee, and with Attorney J. Christopher Williams, at the address shown below, on or before the date listed below. A copy of the Petition for Adoption and Termination of Parental Rights may be obtained from the Clerk of the Chancery Court, Wayne County, Tennessee. If no Answer is filed by the date shown below, a hearing to grant the Petition will be set without further notice to you and a Judgment by Default will be  taken against you.

Answer due on or before: July 10th, 2023.

Tennessee, Wayne County, this the 9th day of May, 2023.

Chassity Martin, Clerk & Master ATTORNEY:

J. Christopher Williams (BPR #021081)

WILLIAMS LAW AND MEDIATION GROUP

120 North Second Street

Pulaski, TN 38478

Telephone (931) 363-6500

Facsimile (931) 363-8904

cwilliams@newsouthlaw.com

Mary 19, 26, June 2 and 9, 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 unknown, 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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LEGAL NOTICE

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

ANGELA RENEE TEMPLETON, PLAINTIFF

VS.

CHARLES ANTHONY TEMPLETON, DEFENDANT

CASE NUMBER: 31-DR-2022-900317.00

NOTICE TO: CHARLES ANTHONY TEMPLETON

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 Jared D. Vaughn, Attorney at Law, and with the Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama, 801 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901

/S/Jared D. Vaughn

Attorney for Plaintiff

612 S 4th Street

Gadsden, AL. 35901

(256)547-4444

/S/George C. Day, Jr.

Circuit Judge

May 19, 26, and June 2, 9, 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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LEGAL NOTICE

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE: THE MATTER OF RILEY RIPLEY, Deceased.

CASE NO.: Zo23-00127

Notice is hereby given that on May 22, 2023 at 11:30 a.m. a hearing is set to be heard in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama on the disposition of the remains of Riley Ripley, date of birth: April 26, 1950, date of death May 15, 2023 and last known address being Northside Healthcare, 700 Hutchins Avenue, Gadsden, AL 35901.

Done this the 16th day of May, 2023

Scott W. Hassell

JUDGE OF PROBATE COURT

May 19, 2023

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PUBLICATION NOTICE

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION PETITION OF CHRISTOPHER SHANE DEAN AND LISA GORE DEAN

NOTICE OF ADOPTION TO THE UNKNOWN OR UNDISCLOSED PARENT OF: A CHILD BORN TO REBECCA MOODY

NOTICE TO: UNKNOWN FATHER

ADDRESS UNKNOWN

You will take notice that a Petition for the Adoption of a minor child born to Rebecca Moody, natural mother, set to be heard on July 11, 2023 at 10:30 am., was filed on 19 day of April 2023, alleging that the identity of the natural father of said minor child is unknown and has not been disclosed to the court, and whose relationship of said unknown or undisclosed natural father to the aforesaid minor child is that of putative father. Minor child’s birth date is December 18, 2015.

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 Stephanie Gillilan, whose name and address is shown below, and) with the Clerk of the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, AL 35901.

Attorney for Petitioner:

STEPHANIE GILLILAN

834 Chestnut Street

Gadsden, AL 35901

(256) 458-6515.

This the 11th day of May 2023.

Scott W Hassell

PROBATE JUDGE

May 19, 26, June 2 and 9, 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 predetermined 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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NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS

Sealed construction proposals will be received by the City Clerk, City of Gadsden, Alabama, at the City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Room 411, Gadsden, Alabama until 2:00 P.M., Tuesday, JUNE 13, 2023, for furnishing all labor, materials, equipment, and service required to complete HOKE STREET RESURFACING PROJECT, Bid Request No. 3515, located in the City of Gadsden, Alabama. 

Bids submitted prior to the bid opening by mail shall be directed to “City Clerk, P.O. Box 267, Gadsden, Alabama 35902-0267” or in person delivered to the office of the City Clerk, Room 401, City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama.

Bids will be publicly opened and read at the above time and place. Specifications, and Contract Documents are open to the public for inspection at the City Hall. Electronic (pdf) Specifications, and Contract Documents may be obtained from the City of Gadsden Engineering Department, Room 301, City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama (phone: (256)-549-4520), immediately for free. All bidders must be registered with the City of Gadsden Engineering Department in order to submit a bid. Bids received from unregistered bidders will be rejected.

A Cashier’s Check (drawn on an Alabama bank) or Bid Bond for 5% of the amount bid (maxi-mum of $10,000) and made payable to the City of Gadsden, Alabama must accompany each bid as evidence of good faith. It is not required that a contractor be licensed in order to submit a bid; however, prior to award of a contract, proper proof of all applicable licensures must be provided by the contractor, proof of insurance coverages of the types and amounts as set forth in the project specifications will be required of the contractor, and any and all subcontractors, prior to beginning work. The contractor will be required to perform work amounting to at least 30% of the total contract cost with its own organization.

This is a Federally Funded Project. The proposed work shall be performed in conformity with the rules and regulations for carrying out the Federal Highway Act and other acts amendatory, supplementary, or relative thereto. The project is subject to the Contract Work Hours and Safe-ty Standards Act and its implementing regulations. MBE/DBE participation is encouraged; however, no specific MBE/DBE goals have been established for this project.

Minimum wage rates (Davis Bacon Act) for this project have been pre-determined by the Sec-retary of Labor and are set forth in the advertised specifications.

In accordance with TITLE 49, Code of Federal Regulations, all bidders are hereby notified that it will be affirmatively ensured that in the 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 successful bidder will be required to furnish and pay for the satisfactory Performance and Payment Bond or Bonds in the amount required by Section 39-1-1(a), Code of Alabama 1975, and evidence of insurance as required by the bid documents within ten (10) days after being notified that he has been awarded the contract.

No bidder may withdraw his bid within six (60) days after the actual date of the opening there-of.  The bidder must comply with all requirements of the public works bid law Section 39-2-1 et seq., Code of Alabama 1975.

The right to reject any or all bids and to disregard any minor irregularities is reserved by the owner.

Any bidder, whether a resident or non-resident of the State of Alabama, must comply with all applicable provisions of Section 34-8-1, et. seq., Code of Alabama, 1975, including requirements for licensing as a general contractor and the necessity to show evidence of license, be-fore the bid will be considered by the awarding authority.  A current license number must be included on the bid or a statement that is has been applied for.

Bidders must comply with the President’s Nos. 11246 and 11375 which prohibit discrimination in employment regarding race, creed, color, sex, or national origin. Bidders must also comply with Title IV of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of1968, and Section III of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, as amended, 12 U.S.C. 170lu.

By signing this contract, the contracting parties affirm, for the duration of the agreement, that they will not violate federal immigration law or knowingly employ, hire for employment, or continue to employ an unauthorized alien within the state of Alabama. Furthermore, a contracting party found to be in violation of this provision shall be deemed in breach of the agreement and shall be responsible for all damages resulting therefrom.

Bidders must certify that they do not and will not maintain or provide for their employees any facilities that are segregated on a basis of race creed, color, sex, or national origin.  Bidders must also certify they will make facilities handicap accessible to the extent required by law THE CITY GADSDEN, ALABAMA CRAIG FORD,

Mayor

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

May 19, 2023

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REQUESTS FOR BIDS

Northeast Alabama Regional Airport Gadsden, Alabama

Sealed bids will be received until Friday, June 9, 2023 at 10:00 AM at the Gadsden Airport Authority located at 185 Ira Gray Drive Gadsden, Alabama 35904 and at said time bids will be publicly opened and read aloud for furnishing all labor, materials and equipment and perform-ing all work necessary for:  Runway 6/24 Sealcoat, Crack Seal and Markings, Runway 6/24 Pavement Repair at Northeast Alabama Regional Airport.  Major items of work include: Full depth pavement repair, crack seal, sealcoat and pavement markings.

Information for the Project can be found on the following website:  https://www.gmcnetwork.com/bids/.

The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is Goodwyn Mills Cawood, LLC, located at 1906 E. Three Notch Street, Andalusia, Alabama 36421, Attn: Patsy Stinson Ph: (334) 222-2699 or email: patsy.stinson@gmcnetwork.com. Prospective Bidders may examine the Bidding Documents at the Issuing Office Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Copies of the Bidding Documents may be obtained from the Issuing Office, during the hours indicated above, upon payment of a one-time administrative fee of $20.00 for digital ac-cess/file sharing access and/or payment of $50.00 for each printed set.  Said cost represents the cost of printing, reproduction, handling, and distribution, therefore no refund will be grant-ed.  Checks for Bidding Documents shall be payable to “Goodwyn Mills Cawood, LLC.”  Partial sets of Bidding Documents will not be available from the Issuing Office.  Neither Owner nor Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including Addenda if any, obtained from sources other than the Issuing Office.

Each proposal must be accompanied by a bid guaranty in the amount of five (5) percent of the total amount of the bid, but not to exceed $50,000.  The bid guaranty may be by certified check or bid bond made payable to the Gadsden Airport Authority.

All Bidders bidding in amounts exceeding that established by the State Licensing Board for General Contractors must be licensed under the provisions of Title 34, Chapter 8, Code of Alabama, 1975, and must show evidence of license before bidding or bid will not be received or considered by the Engineer; the Bidder shall show such evidence by clearly displaying the li-cense number on the outside of the envelope in which the Proposal is delivered. “A contractor must have a Heavy and Railroad major license or a Heavy and Railroad specialty license to bid as prime for this project.”

Bids may be held by the Gadsden Airport Authority for a period not to exceed ninety (90) days from the date of the bid opening for the purpose of evaluating bids prior to award of contract.

Award of contract is subject to requirements in the contract documents including, but not limited to, the following Federal provisions:

Buy American Preference

Civil Rights – Title VI Assurances

Equal Employment Opportunity

Davis Bacon

Debarment and Suspension

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise

Foreign Trade Restriction

Lobbying Federal Employees

Recovered Materials

A Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Goal of 9.36% has been established for this project. The Gadsden Airport Authority, in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d to 2000d-4) and the Regulations, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full and fair opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and no businesses will be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin (including limited English proficiency), creed, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), age, or disability in consideration for an award.

The Gadsden Airport Authority reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any in-formality or irregularity in the bids received.

Bill Billingsley, Chairman

Gadsden Airport Authority

185 Ira Gray Drive

Gadsden, AL 35904

May 19, 26, and June 2, 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. HarrellUnit 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 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 auction.

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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