Legals for 6/09/2023 – 6/15/2023

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE

WHEREAS, default has been made in the terms of the mortgage executed on the 9th day

of November, 2020, by Gloria Torres and Angel Hernandez, as mortgagor in favor of EnriqueRivas, as mortgagee, as recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County,

Alabama, in Deed Book No. 1219, at Page No. 397, Instrument number 3527012 and said default continuing, 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 Gadsden, Alabama, during legal hours of sale on the 24th day of June, 2023, the following described real estate embraced in said mortgage, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

H/S BASE YEAR-

LT 17 BLK 7 RA GRIFFINS 1ST ADD A-422 GADSDEN

SEC 10 TWP 12S R 6E

BK 1219 PG 397

as recorded in Instrument number 3527012, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, together

with all improvements located thereon. Subject to any easements and restrictions of record.

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 WDGE OF PROBATE OF THE COUNTY WHERE THE ABOVE-DESCRIBED PROPERTY IS SITUATED. THIS PROPERTY WILL BE SOLD WITHOU WARRANT 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.

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.

Mortgagee reserves the right to bid on the subject property. Said mortgage is a first mortgage and is not junior to another mortgage of record. Said sale is also subject to unpaid taxes or

assessments whether of record or not.

Randy Phillips Attorney for Mortgagee

D R Phillips Law Firm LLC 750 Forrest Ave

Gadsden, Al 35901

May 26, June 2 and 9, 2023

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

STATE OF ALABAMA COUNTY OF ETOWAH

Default having been made of the terms of the loan documents secured by that certain mortgage executed by Frank Campbell An Unmarried Person to Compass Bank dated March 7, 2007; said mortgage being recorded on March 21, 2007, as Instrument No. 3267329 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama.

The undersigned, PNC Bank, National Association, successor by merger to BBVA USA, formerly known as Compass Bankunder and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage, will sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the main entrance of the Court House in Etowah County, Alabama during the legal hours of sale (between 11am and 4pm), on the 21st day of June, 2023 the following property, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

THE NORTHEAST QUARTER (NE 1/4) OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER (NW 1/4) IN SECTION TEN (10), TOWNSHIP TWELVE (12) SOUTH, RANGE FOUR (4), EAST OF THE HUNTSVILLE MERIDIAN, IN ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA. SAVE AND EXCEPT: THAT PORTION CONVEYED TO BENNY CAMPBELL BY DEED DATED 8-15-82 AND RECORDED IN BOOK “1380”, PAGE 927.

Said property is commonly known as 280 Country Hills Rd, Gallant, AL 35972.

Should a conflict arise between the property address and the legal description the legal description will control.

Said property will be sold subject to any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien, but not yet due and payable), the right of redemption of any taxing authority, all outstanding liens for public utilities which constitute liens upon the property, any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, any assessments, liens, encumbrances, easements, rights-of-way, zoning ordinances, restrictions, special assessments, covenants, the statutory right of redemption pursuant to Alabama law, and any matters of record including, but not limited to, those superior to said Mortgage first set out above. Said property will be sold on an “as-is” basis without any representation, warranty or recourse against the above-named or the undersigned.  The successful bidder must present certified funds in the amount of the winning bid at the time and place of sale.

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

The sale will be conducted subject (1) to confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and (2) to final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan with the holder of the Mortgage.

PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BBVA USA, FORMERLY KNOWN AS COMPASS BANK

as holder of said mortgage

McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC

Two North Twentieth

2 20th Street North, Suite 1000

Birmingham, AL 35203

(205) 216-4238

FT21@mccalla.com

File No. 23-04564AL

www.foreclosurehotline.net

The Messenger

04/07/2023,04/14/2023,04/21/2023,06/09/2023

AMENDMENT TO NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

The sale date under the above mentioned Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale has been postponed until June 21, 2023, and public notice thereof having been given, the above notice is hereby republished with this amendment.

June 9, 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 July 05, 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 valorem 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 The public sale provided for hereinabove was postponed on 06/13/2023, by public announcement being made at the main entrance of the Courthouse in Etowah County, Alabama, during the legal hours of sale. The foreclosure sale described hereinabove shall be held on the 07/05/2023 at the main entrance of the Etowah County Courthouse, during the legal hours of sale. Jonathan Smothers, Esq ALAW One Independence Plaza, Suite 416 Birmingham, AL 35209 Attorney for Mortgagee/Transferee 22-014543 A-4786724

June 9, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Lynn Jones Gaylor and Donald Gene Payne were appointed Co-Personal Representative(s) on 04/19/2023 to the Estate of Bobbie Jean Payne, 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 26, June 2, and 9, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Victoria Hanlon was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 04/20/2023 to the Estate of Betty Perry, 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 26, June 2, and 9, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

William Edward McArthur, III was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 04/20/2023 to the Estate of William Edward McArthur, 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 26, June 2, and 9, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

R. Nelson Wright and G. Gary Wright was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 04/20/2023 to the Estate of Ila Mae Wright, 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 26, June 2, and 9, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Hixie Lewis was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 04/26/2023 over the Estate of Richard Raphael 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 26, June 2, and 9, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Angela Claburn and Victoria Berry  was/were appointed Co-Personal Representative(s) on 04/26/2023 to the Estate of Billie Joe Colett Basson, 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 26, June 2, and 9, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Judy M. Payne was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 04/28/2023 to the Estate of Larry Payne, 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 26, June 2, and 9, 2023

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FILE

CLAIMS

Lindsey Shirley was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 04/28/2023 over the Estate of Linda Sue Norris, 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 26, June 2, and 9, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Jayne Elizabeth Kincaid was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 05/03/2023 to the Estate of Jennifer Rosemary Feeney, 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 26, June 2, and 9, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Alyah Danielle Lee was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 05/05/2023 to the Estate of Alycia Lorraine Buggs-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 26, June 2, and 9, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Patsy Yates was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 05/08/2023 to the Estate of Arey Anthony Yates, 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 26, June 2, and 9, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Janice George Shockey and Linda George was/were appointed Co-Personal Representative(s) on 05/09/2023 to the Estate of Janet S. Semrick, 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 26, June 2 and 9, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Teresa Jean Barnard was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 05/09/2023 to the Estate of Marvin Wayne Barnard, Sr., 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 26, June 2, and 9, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Richard Allan Cushing was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 05/08/2023 to the Estate of James Michael Cushing, 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 26, June 2, and 9, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Michael Len Jones was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 05/11/2023 to the Estate of Bobbie Jean Littlefield, 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 26, June 2, and 9, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Tameka Stephens was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 05/26/2023 over the Estate of Shirley Jean Morris, 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

June 9, 16, and 23, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

John F. Floyd, Jr. was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 05/01/2023 to the Estate of John F. Floyd, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

June 9, 16, and 23, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

John Wayne Chapman was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/07/2022 to the Estate of David Ricky Bobbitt, 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

June 9, 16, and 23, 2023

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LEGAL NOTICE

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE: THE MATTER OF RONNIE ROBINSON, Deceased.

CASE NO.: 2023-00179

Notice is hereby given that on June 14, 2023 at 11:30a.m. a hearing is set to be heard in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama on the disposition of the remains of Ronnie Robinson, date of birth: November 23, 1955, date of death May 30, 2023 and last known address being Attalla Health and Rehab, 915 Stewart Ave SE, Attalla, AL 35954.

Done this the 31st day of May, 2023.

JUDGE OF PROBATE COURT

SCOTT W. HASSELL

June 9, 2023

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NOTICE OF HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE: THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE JEANNELL TWILLEY, DECEASED,

CASE #S- 12309

TO: Patricia Day and Betty Day

Whose whereabouts are unknown

Please take notice that a Petition to Probate Will was filed in the Office of the Judge of Probate, Etowah County, Alabama and further, that the 17th day of July 2023 at 10:30a.m. was appointed a day and time for hearing on said Petition, thereof at which time you may appear and support and/or consent the Petition, if you so choose.

DONE THIS THE 22ndDAY OF MAY 2023.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

May 26, June 2 and 9, 2023

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NOTICE OF HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF KAREN POE,

INCAPACITATED,

Case #: I-207

TO: Any interested party

Please take notice that a PETITION TO APPROVE THE SALE OF REAL PROPERTY belonging to the above referenced incapacitated individual was filed in the Office of the Judge of Probate, and further, that the 17 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 5TH DAY OF JUNE 2023

Scott Hassell

Probate Judge

June 9, 16, and 23, 2023

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NOTICE OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR  LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION WITH THE WILL

ANNEXED

STATE OF ALABAMA

PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY

CASE NO.: S-12164

IN RE: THE ESTATE OF JESSE W. DAY, DECEASED

EDNA W. DAY; JOHN T. DAY; RETHA A. DAY; LINDA D. PISON; SUSAN S. SMITH; JEFFERY S. STORY; AND ORVILLE C. STORY, III, are notified that MARY E. “DOT” TRAMMELL, petitioner, has filed a petition for letters of administration with the will annexed in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama, and said court will conduct a hearing on that petition at 10:30 AM, on the 18 day of July in the Probate Courtroom of the Etowah County Courthouse, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, AL 35901. Anyone wishing to contest or support the petition may appear and be heard at said place, date and time.

Scott Hassell

Probate Judge of Etowah County, Alabama

Scott C. Lloyd

100 Main Street, Room 204

Centra, AL. 35960

May 26, June 2 and 9, 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 Alberta A.

Gentle and a Petition for Letters of Conservatorship over the estate of Alberta A. Gentle was filed by Gadsden Regional Medical Center on the 24TH day of May 2023.

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

Conservatorship is set on the 12 day of JULY 2023 at 2:00 o’clock. pm., in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

May 26, June 2 and 9, 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 Richard

Finnegan and a Petition for Letters of Conservatorship over the estate of Richard Finnegan was filed by Riverview Regional Medical Center on the 30th day of MAY 2023.

A hearing on the Petition for Letters of Guardianship and Petition for Letters of Conservatorship is set on the 17 day of JULY 2023, at 1:30 PM in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

June 2, 9, and 16, 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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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

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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PUBLICATION NOTICE

IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION PETITION

NOTICE TO: UNKNOWN FATHER

ADDRESS: UNKNOWN

You will take notice that Petition for the Adoption of a minor child born to Brittany Langston, (biological mother), was filed on the 21st day of February, 2023, alleging that the natural father’s identity and/or 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 July 6, 2016.

Please be advised that should you intend to contest these adoptions, 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.

This the 18 day of May 2023

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

Attorney for the Petitioner:

Shirley A. Millwood

8385 Alabama Highway 144

Alexandria, AL 36250

May 26, June 2, 9, and 16, 2023

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PUBLICATION NOTICE

IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION PETITION

NOTICE TO: Shanice Shattel Norton and Juan Periche

UNKNOWN ADDRESS:

You will take notice that a Petition for the Adoption of a minor child (born to Shanice Shattell Norton), set to be heard on August 14, 2023 at 10:00 a.m.,was filed on 10th day of April, 2023, alleging that the whereabouts of the biological mother, Shanice Shattell Norton, and the biological father, Juan Periche are unknown. The minor child’s date of birth is June 18, 2011.

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.

This the 7th day of June 2023

Scott W. Hassell

PROBATE JUDGE

June 9, 16, 23, and 30, 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 Erica LasShea Glover (Myers), a natural mother, set to be heard on August 14, 2023 at 10:30 a.m.. filed on June 1, 2023, alleging that the unknown 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 January 23, 2014.

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 Ralph K. Strawn, Jr., 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 is 7th day of June 2023.

Scott W. Hassell

Probate Judge

Attorney for the Petitioner:

Ralph K. Strawn, Jr.

2401 Rainbow Drive

Gadsden, AL 35901

(256) 459-4548

June 9, 16, 23, and 30, 2023

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Notice to Contractors Federal Aid Project No.

NH-0001(634) 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 June 30, 2023 and at that time publicly opened for constructing the Micro- Milling, Resurfacing, and Traffic Stripe on SR-1 (US-431) from the north bridge end over Line Creek (MP 269.030) southwest of Ridgeville to a point 0.300 mile north of the junction of Rockledge Road (MP 272.520). Length 3.490 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 By October 31, 2023. A 5.00% DBE Contract Obligation Is Required.

A Bidding Proposal may be purchased for $5.00. Plans may be purchased for $6.00 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 $2,728,802 To $3,335,203 .

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

June 9, 16, and 23, 2023

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LEGAL ZONING NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, the 29th of June, 2023, 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 requests:

“A request for variance to allow an additional 48 square feet of wall signage on the main façade in a B-2, General Business District on the following described property:

Parcel One: A tract or parcel of land described as beginning at the NW corner of Lot 9, in Block 5, as appears on the map showing Interurban Land Company’s 1st Addition to Gadsden, Ala., as recorded in the Probate Office of Etowah County, Alabama, in Plat Book “B,” Page 206; thence run East and along the North line of Lots 9, 10, and 11, inn Block 5, a distance of 150’ to the NE corner of Lot 11; thence run South and along the East line of said Lot 11 and said line produced a distance of 147.5’ to the center of the vacated alley running in an Easterly and Westerly direction throughout said Block 5; thence run East and along the center of said vacated alley a distance of 50’ to the East line of Lot 5 produced in a Northerly direction to the center of said vacated alley; thence run South and along the East line of said Lot 5 as produced a distance of 124.62’to the Northerly line of West Meighan; thence in a Westerly direction and along the Northerly line of said West Meighan Boulevard a distance of 204.59’ to the West line of Lot 8; thence run North and along the West line of said Block 5 a distance of 244.2’ to the point of beginning, said description embracing all of Lots 9, 10, and 11, portions of the vacated alley running in an Easterly and Westerly direction through Block 5, and all of those portions of Lots 5, 6, 7, and 8, lying Northerly of said West Meighan Boulevard, all in Block 5, as appears on the map showing Interurban Land Company’s 1st Addition to Gadsden, as recorded in Plat Book “B,” Page 206.

Parcel Two: A tract or parcel of land described as beginning at an existing “JBWT” capped rebar at the NW corner of Lot 12, in Block 5, as appears on the Map showing Interurban Land Company’s 1st Addition to Gadsden, Ala., as recorded in the Probate Office of Etowah County, Alabama, in Plat Book “B,” Page 206; thence run Southeasterly along the Southwesterly line of Alabama Avenue (50’ ROW) and the Northeast line of Lots 12 through 16, inclusive, a distance of 250’ to an existing “JBWT” capped rebar at the NE corner of said Lot 16; thence deflect right an angle of 85°24’10” and run Southerly along the East line of said Lot 16 and the West line of the 16th Street (50’ ROW) a distance of 147.5’ to an existing concrete monument in the centerline of a 15’ vacated alley; thence deflect right so as to form an interior angle of 79°23’13” and run Northwesterly, leaving said East line of said Lot 16 and West line of 16th Street, a distance of 141.23’ to a point; thence deflect left an angle of 20°05’34” and run Westerly a distance of 61.43’ to an existing “JBWT” capped rebar in the centerline of a 15’ vacated alley; thence deflect right so as to form an interior angle of 165°55’51” and run Northwesterly along said centerline a distance of 50.04’ to an existing “JBWT” capped rebar; thence deflect right an angle of 85°26’48” and run Northerly, leaving said centerline and along the West line of aforesaid Lot 12, a distance of 147.64’ to the point of beginning; said property being all of Lots 12 and 16, and a portion of Lots 13, 14, and 15, and a portion of the 15’ vacated alley, all in Block 5, as appears on the map showing Interurban Land Company’s 1st Addition to Gadsden, Ala., as recorded in the Probate Office, Etowah County, in Plat Book “B,” Page 206 (street address being 1609 West Meighan Boulevard).

“A request for special exception to operate a residential business for short-term rentals in an R-1, One-Family Residence District on the following described property:

Commence at the Southeast corner of the SE ¼ of the NW ¼, S-29, T-11-S, R-6-E; thence run South 87°30’ West along the South line thereof a distance of 374’ to the Southeast corner of the parcel of land described in Deed Record 723, Page 431, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama; thence run North 2°30’ West along the East line thereof a distance of 363.4’ to the Northeast corner of said 723-431 parcel; thence run South 87°30’ West along the North line thereof a distance of 121.8’ to a point in the Southeast line of the parcel of land described in Deed Record 699, page 463, said Probate Office; thence run South 31°44’ West along said 699-463 parcel a distance of 186’ to a point which said point is the point of beginning for the parcel of land herein described; and from said point of beginning, continue South 31°44’ West a distance of 40’ to a point; thence run South 35°34’ West along said 699-463 parcel a distance of 186.25’ to a point in the North line of Hinds Road; thence run South 87°30’ West along said line a distance of 10’ to a point; thence run North 28°05’ to a point; thence run North 08°10’ East a distance of 50’ to a point; thence run North 24°28’ East a distance of 50’ to a point; thence run North 55°46’ East a distance of 78.8’ to a point; which is 89.5’ North 58°16’ West of the point of beginning; thence run South 58°16’ East a distance of 89.5’ to the point of beginning and embracing portions of the SE ¼ of the NW 1/4 , S-29, T-11-S, R-6-E, of the Huntsville Meridian, Gadsden, Etowah, Alabama (street address being 231 Hinds Road).”

“A request for special exception to operate a residential business for short-term rentals in an R-1, One-Family Residence District on the following described property:

Commence at the SE ¼ of the NW ¼ of S-29, T-11-S, R-6-E, East of Huntsville Meridian, and from thence run West and along the South line of said forty a distance of 374’ to a point, which said point is the point of beginning of the lot or parcel of land herein described; from said point of beginning, deflect an angle of 90° to the right and run in a Northerly direction 364.4’; thence deflect an angle to the left of 90° and run in a Westerly direction parallel to the South line of said forty 121.8’ to a point in the Easterly, or Southeasterly line of the tract of land conveyed by Margaret L. Cooper and husband, Tom M. Cooper, to John Z. Hines, Jr., by deed dated June 3, 1958, and recorded in Book 699, Page 463, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama; thence deflect an angle of 55°46’ to the left and run in a Southwesterly direction and along the Southeasterly line of said Hines tract a distance of 226’; thence deflect at an angle of 3°50’ to the right and run in a Southwesterly direction and along the Southeasterly line of said Hines tract a distance of 197.5’ to a point in the South line of said SE ¼ of the NW ¼; thence run East and along the South line of said forty a distance of 369’ to the point of beginning, said description embracing a portion of the SE ¼ of the NW ¼, in S-29, T-11-S, R-6-E of Huntsville Meridian, Gadsden, Etowah County (street address being 227 Hinds Road).”

“A request for special exception to operate a residential business for short-term rentals in an R-1, One-Family Residence District on the following described property:

Lot Number Seventeen in block Two of Second Addition to Monte Vista, as appears in Plat Book “F,” Page 365, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, and lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama (street address being 256 Sherwood Drive).”

  “A request for special exception to operate a residential business for short-term rentals in an R-1, One-Family Residence District on the following described property:

Lot Number Four in Block Five of the Second Addition to Monte Vista, as appears in Plat Book “F,” Page 365, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, and lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama (street address being 225 Pineridge Drive).”

“A request for special exception to operate a residential business for short-term rentals in an R-1, One-Family Residence District on the following described property:

Lot Number Three in Block Number One in Crestview Land Company’s Addition to Gadsden, according to the map thereof recorded in Plat Book “D,” Pages 144-145, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama (street address being 505 Crestview Drive).”

“A request for special exception to operate a residential business for short-term rentals in an R-1, One-Family Residence District on the following described property:

Lot Number Five, in Block Two-A of Shoreland Estates, Inc., First Addition to Broadview, Gadsden, Alabama, according to the Map or Plat thereof recorded in Plat Book “C,” Page 383, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama (street address being 505 Herzberg Circle).”

“A request for special exception to locate a pre-fabricated building for use as a permanent office space in a B-2, General Business District on the following described property:

A tract or parcel of land described as beginning where the SW ROW line of South 11th Street intersects the West line of McArthur Street and from thence run in a Southerly direction and along the West line of McArthur Street a distance of 474’ to the SE corner of Lot 9, Block 3, Owens First Addition; thence run in an Easterly direction a distance of 50’ to the SW corner of Lot 11, Block 2, said Owens First Addition; thence continue in an Easterly direction along the South line of said Lot 11, Block 2 a distance of 150’ to the SE corner thereof; thence run in a Southerly direction along the East line of said Lot 11, Block 2, produced in a Southerly direction in a continuous straight line to a point in the South line of Lot 3, Block “A” in Gadsden Realty Company’s Subdivision; thence run in a Westerly direction and along the South lines of Lots 3 and 30 in Block “A” a distance of 79.5’, ±, to a point in the West line of the NW ¼ of the NE ¼, S-17, T-12-S, R-6-E, of Huntsville Meridian; thence run a Northerly direction and along the West line of said forty a distance of 330’ to the SW corner of that certain lot conveyed by Daniel W. Owens, etal, to Lee Edward McCollum, etal, by deed dated 23 March, 1967, and recorded in Book 1030, Page rd 435, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama; thence run in a Northeasterly direction and along the SE line of said McCollum lot and said SE line extended in a continuous straight line, along a line supposed to be 175’ Southeasterly from measured at right angle to the SE line of South 11th Street, a distance of 350’, ±, to a point in the NE line of that certain tract conveyed by W.E. Owens, etal, to James Carlton Owens by deed dated 30 August, 1960, and recorded in Book 794, Page 375, Probate Office; thence deflect the angle of 90° to the left and run in a Northwesterly direction and along the NE line of said James Carlton Owens lot a distance of 175’ to a point in the SE line of the South 11th Street; thence run in a Northeasterly direction and along the SE line of South 11th Street a distance of 455’, ±, to the point of beginning.  Said description embracing within its boundaries Lots 1 through 9, both inclusive, in Block 3, and portions of an unnamed 25’ street or alley lying South of and adjoining said Blocks 2 and 3, all in W.E. Owens First Addition to Gadsden, according to the map thereof recorded in Plat Book “D,” Page 51, Probate Office, Etowah County, and portion of Lots Number 2, 3, 30, 31, and 32, in Block “A” in Gadsden Realty Company’s Subdivision, according to the map thereof recorded in Plat Book “C,” Page 171, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama (street address being 1402 South 11th Street).”

June 9 and 16, 2023

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PUBLIC HEARING

CITY OF ATTALLA

The City of Attalla will hold public hearings to discuss remedies for nuisance/abatement cases that will come before the Attalla City Council on June 20, 2023 at City Hall, at 5:00 PM, located at 612 4th Street NW., Attalla, Alabama.  The following addresses will be discussed.

311 3rd Street SW

504 2nd Avenue

608 Pence Street

713 3rd Street SW

807 4th Street SW

707 3rd Street NW

June 2 and 9, 2023                 

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NOTICE OF COMPLETION

Vulcan Materials Asphalt & Construction, LLC hereby gives notice of completion for the Resurfacing on Lindsey Street within the Town of Altoona, Etowah County.  This notice will appear for four consecutive weeks beginning on May 26, 2023 and ending on June 16, 2023. All claims should be filed at Vulcan Materials Asphalt & Construction, LLC., P.O. Box 1890, Gadsden, Alabama, 35902 during this period.

May 26, June 2, 9, and 16, 2023

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NOTICE OF COMPLETION

Vulcan Materials Asphalt & Construction, LLC hereby gives notice of completion for the Patching, Leveling, Resurfacing (Various Streets) within the Town of Recce City, Etowah County.  This notice will appear for four consecutive weeks beginning on May 26, 2023 and ending on June 16, 2023. All claims should be filed at Vulcan Materials Asphalt & Construction, LLC., P.O. Box 1890, Gadsden, Alabama, 35902 during this period.

May 26, June 2, 9, and 16, 2023

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JOB COMPLETION

In accordance with Chapter 1, Title 39, Code of Alabama 1975, Notice is hereby given that Tomcat Construction LLC has completed the Contract of 2022 CDBG Water System Imp. (REBID) for the Town of Altoona, Alabama. CDBG Project No. SM-CE-PF-21-005 For the Town of Altoona located at 2844 Main Street, Altoona, AL. 35952. Owner. And have made request for final settlement of said Contract. All persons having claim to labor, materials, or otherwise in connection with this project should immediately notify: Mark Butcher GMC Network 2400 5th, Avenue South Suite 200 Birmingham, AL. 35233

Tomcat Construction LLC

129 County Road 828

Collinsville, AL. 35961

June 2, 9, 16, and 23, 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 Outdoor Classroom for HVAC Program (VS-204) 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

June 2, 9, 16, and 23, 2023

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LEGAL NOTICE

The following storage units will be auctioned on June 14, 2023 beginning at 10:00 am on the business premises of Southtowne Mini Warehouses.  Southtowne is located at 199 Woodland Drive, off of Steele Station Road in Rainbow City, Alabama.

Justin Gilchrist Unit 98

Jason Wood Unit RV-15

Lisa Tuck Unit 184-533

Madison Keenan Unit 443

Pinkey Prewitt Unit 569-618

Britney Rawlimson Unit 584

Krisie Bell Unit 585

Maegan Garrard Unit 614

Jim Selden Unit 52-24

Lauri Price Unit 28-1B

Trevor Allen Unit 610

Brianna Macon Unit 653

Tara Barnard Unit 671

Stephanie Chapman Unit 705

Southtowne

Mini Warehouses

Woodland Drive

Rainbow City, AL. 35906

June 2 and 9, 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 07/03/2023

2004 Toyota Tundra VIN:  5TBET 34144S433978

Matt’s Towing

927 5th Ave NE

Attalla, AL 35954

(256) 485-8755

June 2 and 9, 2023

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION OF ABANDONED VEHICLES

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

2005 NISSAN ALTMA VIN: 1N4AL11D15N463722

2006 CHEVROLET COBALT. VIN:1G1AK15F1 67700815

2006 GMC ENVOY. VIN:1GKDS13S6 62111183

The public auction will be held at Kelton Wrecker LLC located at 1625 Forrest Ave Gadsden AL 35901 at 8:00 AM on 07/08/2023. The seller shall have a right to reject any bid that is unreasonably low and may postpone the public auction until another time and place. In addition, the seller expressly reserves the right to bid and purchase at the public auction.

June 2 and 9, 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 08/04/2023

2007 Toyota Tundra   VIN: 5TBEV5 8107S454623

2004 Nissan Quest. VIN: 5N1BV2 8U84N343978

2007 Chevrolet Impala   VIN: 2G1WB5 8K979177906

2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer VIN: 1GNES16 S646223703

2021 Ford Bronco VIN: 3FMCR9B61MRA68849

Thacker Towing

927 5th Ave NE

Attalla, AL 35954

(256) 546-9994

June 9 and 16, 2023

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