Legals for 7/21/2023 – 7/27/2023

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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 James M. Downey and Patricia A. Downey, husband and wife, to AmSouth Bank, on November 8, 2002, said mortgage being recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, on November 25, 2002, as Document Number M-2002-5467; WHEREAS, the aforesaid deed of trust was subsequently modified on December 17, 2003, and said modification being recorded on January 9, 2004 at Document # 2004-0186. Regions Bank successor by merger to AmSouth Bank, 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 August 7, 2023, during the legal hours of sale, the following described real estate, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

Lot 15, Block “J”, Cherokee Estates, Unit Three (3), according to the Map or Plat thereof as rec-orded in Plat Book “G”, Page 161, office of Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, and lying and being in Etowah County, Alabama.

More commonly known as: 929 Tomahawk Trl East, Gadsden, AL 35903

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 to-tal 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 can-cellation.

Regions Bank successor by merger to AmSouth Bank (“Transferee”)

Halliday, Watkins & Mann, P.C.

244 Inverness Center Drive

Birmingham, AL 35242

Phone: (801) 355-2886

July 7, 14, and 21, 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 Torynce F Butlervanessa Butler Husband And Wife  to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as mortgagee, as nominee for Mortgage Solutions of Colorado, LLC, its successors and assigns dated November 6, 2020; said mortgage being recorded on November 9, 2020, as Instrument No. 3511382 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama. Said Mortgage was last sold, assigned and transferred to SERVIS ONE, INC. DBA BSI FINANCIAL SERVICES in Instrument 3559294 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, ALABAMA.

The undersigned, SERVIS ONE, INC. DBA BSI FINANCIAL SERVICESunder 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 31st day of July, 2023 the following property, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

Lots Number one (1), two (2) and three (3) in block number four (4) in the Ewing addition to the City of Gadsden, Alabama, as shown by the map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book “B”, pages 396 and 397, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama.

Said property is commonly known as 207 Grant St, Gadsden, AL 35901.

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

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

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

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

SERVIS ONE, INC. DBA BSI FINANCIAL SERVICES

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. 23-04836AL

www.foreclosurehotline.net

July 7, 14, and 21, 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 Deedra McClendon, a single woman, to AmSouth Bank, on September 8, 2004, said mortgage being recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, on September 8, 2004, as Document Number M-2004-3963; WHEREAS, the aforesaid deed of trust was subsequently modified on November 3, 2022, and said modification being recorded on January 18, 2023 at Instrument No 3551859. Regions Bank successor by merger to AmSouth Bank, 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 August 7, 2023, during the legal hours of sale, the following described real estate, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

Lots Number Nine (9) and Ten (10) in Block Number Two (2) of the W.A. Bell Addition to the City of Gadsden, the plat of which is recorded in Plat Book “B”, Page 196, in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama and lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.

More commonly known as: 1216 Bell Street, a/k/a Belle Street, Gadsden, AL 35904

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 prop-erty under certain circumstances. Programs may also exist that help persons avoid or delay the foreclosure process. An attorney should be consulted to help you un-derstand 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.

Regions Bank successor by merger to AmSouth Bank (“Transferee”)

Halliday, Watkins & Mann, P.C.

244 Inverness Center Drive

Birmingham, AL 35242

Phone: (801) 355-2886

July 7, 14, and 21, 2023

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

STATE OF ALABAMA COUNTY OF ETOWAH

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

The undersigned, GMFS LLCunder 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 14th day of August, 2023 the following property, situated in Etowah County, Ala-bama, to-wit:

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

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

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

Said property will be sold subject to any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien, but not yet due and payable), the right of redemption of any taxing authority, all 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.

GMFS LLC

as holder of said mortgage

McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC

Two North Twentieth

2 20th Street North, Suite 1000

Birmingham, AL 35203

(205) 216-4238

FT21@mccalla.com

File No. 23-04544AL

www.foreclosurehotline.net

July 14, 21, and 28, 2023

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain Mort-gage executed by Tammy Body, an unmarried woman, to Mortgage Electronic Registration Sys-tems, Inc. (“MERS”), (solely as nominee for Lender, First Federal Bank, and Lender’s successors and assigns), dated the 19th day of May, 2014, which Mortgage was recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, in Instrument Number 3402135; said Mort-gage having been transferred and assigned by Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. (“MERS”), (solely as nominee for Lender, First Federal Bank, and Lender’s successors and assigns) to Alabama Housing Finance Authority by virtue of that certain Assignment of Mortgage dated May 15, 2023 and record-ed in said Probate Office in Instrument Number 3558024. The undersigned Alabama Housing Finance Authority as Assignee of said Mortgage will, under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said Mortgage, sell at auction to the highest bidder for cash before the main entrance of the Etowah County Courthouse in the City of Gadsden, Alabama, during the legal hours of sale on August 30, 2023, the real property described in said Mortgage, which said description is hereby referred to and made a part hereof, said property being situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit: Lot Numbers Eight (8) and Nine (9) in Block Number One (1), in Rolling Green Farm Tracts Number One (1), according to the map thereof recorded in Plat Book “C”, Page 265, Probate Office , and lying and being in Etowah County, Alabama, and being subject to the rights of Alabama Power Company as described in Deed Record 5-Y, Page 243, Probate Office, and subject to rights granted by C.D. Templeton to Williams & Voss, as shown by Deed Record 7-E, Page 441, said Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama.

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

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

CAPELL & HOWARD, P.C.

Bowdy J. Brown, Esq.   

150 South Perry Street

Montgomery, Alabama 36104

Our File No.: 37591-3233

ATTORNEYS FOR ASSIGNEE

ALABAMA HOUSING FINANCE AUTHORITY

July 14, 21 and 28, 2023

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MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mort-gage executed by JOYCE WILLODEAN PULLEN, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN, to FAMILY SECURITY CREDIT UNION on APRIL 26, 2013, said mortgage being recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of ETOWAH County, Alabama, at INSTRUMENT NUMBER 3385194, the undersigned FAMILY SECURITY CREDIT UNION, as mortgagee (or 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, at the entrance of the Courthouse of ETOWAH County, Alabama, on AUGUST 10, 2023, between the legal hours of sale, the following described real estate situated in ETOWAH County, Alabama, to wit:

FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING FOR THE PROPERTY HEREIN CONVEYED, COMMENCE AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SECTION 14, TOWNSHIP 10 SOUTH OF RANGE 4 EAST; THENCE RUN SOUTH 88 DEGREES 40 MINUTES WEST AND ALONG THE SECTION LINE 51.7 FEET TO A POINT WHICH IS THE POINT OF BEGINNING TO DESCRIBE THE PROPERTY HEREIN; THENCE SOUTH 0 DEGREES 15 MINUTES EAST 420.0 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 88 DEGREES 40 MINUTES WEST 105.0 FEET TO AN OLD FENCE; THENCE ALONG SAID FENCE NORTH 0 DE-GREES 15 MINUTES WEST 420 FEET TO THE NORTH LINE OF SAID  SECTION 14; THENCE NORTH 88 DEGREES 40 MINUTES EAST 105 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, CONTAINING ONE ACRE, MORE OR LESS, AND BEING A PORTION OF THE  NORTH QUARTER (NE 1/4) OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER (NE 1/4), SECTION FOURTEEN (14), TOWNSHIP TEN (10) SOUTH, OF RANGE 4 (4) EAST ETOWAH COUNTY,  ALABAMA, SAVE AND EXCEPT THAT PORTION THEREOF WHICH IS CONTAINED WITHIN THE RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF A COUNTY ROAD. (TH/29023)

Subject to all zoning, easements, restrictions, restrictive covenants and reservations appearing of record. Said sale will also be made subject to any Federal Tax Liens, Ad Valorem Real Estate Taxes and\or Special Assessments of any nature, if any, which might adversely affect the title to the property. The property is being sold “as is, where is”. Said property is sold without warranty or recourse, expressed or implied as to title, use, enjoyment or condition. The mortgagee or transferee reserves the right to bid for and purchase the real estate and credit its purchase price against the expenses of sale and the indebtedness secured by the real estate.

All bidders will be required to execute a bidding agreement prior to sale. Copies of the bidding agreement may be obtained prior to the sale. The successful bidder will be required to pay the bid amount at the time of sale in cash or certified funds.

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

This sale is made for the purpose of paying the indebtedness secured by said mortgage, as well as the attorneys fees and expenses of foreclosure. This sale is subject to cancellation or post-ponement.

FAMILY SECURITY CREDIT UNION,

Mortgagee-Transferee

Leonard N. Math

Chambless Math ❖ Carr, P.C.

P.O. Box 230759

Montgomery, Alabama 36123-0759

334-272-2230

July 14, 21 and 28, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Richard Rhea was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 06/14/2023 to the Estate of Lucille L. Cross, 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

July 7, 14, and 21, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Miranda G. Noyce was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 05/26/2023 to the Estate of James R. Saxton, 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

July 7, 14, and 21, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Tabatha Kilpatrick Cohen was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 06/22/2023 to the Estate of Renee Maurice Powell, 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

July 7, 14, and 21, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Melanie B. Wrenn was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 06/20/2023 to the Estate of Betty O. Beckler, 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

July 7, 14, and 21, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Mary Farlow was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 06/20/2023 to the Estate of Jimmie Lee Hatley, 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

July 7, 14, and 21, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Adrian B. Dunning was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 06/15/2023 to the Estate of Ann Cross Dunning, 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

July 7, 14, and 21, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Janice Mayes was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/13/2023 to the Estate of Thomas Joel Mayes, 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

July 7, 14, and 21, 2023

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NOTICE OF HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE: MICHAEL WAYNE RIGHT, DECEASED,

Case # S-11962

TO: Rubyrose

Shumaker

Whose whereabouts are unknown

Please take notice that a Petition for Final Settlement was filed in the Office of the Judge of Probate, Etowah County, Alabama and further, that the 21st day of August, 2023 at 10:30 am. was appointed a day and time for hearing on said Petition, thereof at which time you may ap-pear and support and/or contest the Petition, if you so choose.

DONE THIS THE 30th DAY OF June 2023.

Scott W. Hassell

JUDGE OF PROBATE

July 7, 14, and 21, 2023

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NOTICE OF HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE: VELMA PEPPERS, DECEASED,

Case # S-8595

TO: Lynda Warren, Kathryn Farlow, Joyce Vaughn, Diane Smith, Dean Peppers, Marsha Love, Steven Leeth, Amanda McKracken, Audrey Peppers, Thomas Peppers, Elizabeth Grigg, Gilbert Peppers, Natasha Vogel, Holly Gillilan, Melissa Leeth

Whose whereabouts are unknown 

Please take notice that a Petition for Final Settlement was filed in the Office of the Judge of Probate, Etowah County, Alabama and further, that the 21st day August, 2023 at 10:00 am. 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 29thDAY OF June 2023.

Scott W. Hassell

JUDGE OF PROBATE

July 7, 14, and 21, 2023

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NOTICE OF HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE: CORNELIUS MCCRARY, DECEASED,

Case # S-12209

TO: Jerome McCrary Roberts and William Roberts

Whose whereabouts are unknown

Please take notice that a Petition to Probate Will was filed in the Office of the Judge of Pro-bate, Etowah County, Alabama and further, that the 1st day of November 2023 at 10:00 am. was appointed a day and time for hearing on said Petition, thereof at which time you may ap-pear and support and/or contest the Petition, if you so choose.

DONE THIS THE 11th DAY OF July, 2023.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

July 14, 21, and 28, 2023

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NOTICE OF PUBLICATION

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

In Re: The Estate Of KENNETH LAMAR ADDISON, JR., Deceased.

Case No.: S-12126

Notice to: All creditors, heirs or distrubutees and all other persons interested in the Estate of Kenneth Lamar Addison, Jr., deceased:

You will hereby take notice that Russell Dakota Addison, as Administrator of the Estate of

Kenneth Lamar Addison, Jr., filed a Report of Insolvency of said Estate on the 11th day of

July 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 9th day of

September 2023, at 10:00 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 12th day of July

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

July 14, 21, and 28, 2023

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NOTICE OF PETITION FOR LETTERS OF GUARDIANSHIP AND PETITION FOR

LETTERS OF CONSERVATORSHIP

Notice to: Marilyn Smith, whose whereabouts are unknown

You will take notice that a Petition for Letters of Guardianship for the person of Monroe Cameron and a Petition for Letters of Conservatorship over the estate of Monroe Cameron was filed by Riverview Regional Medical Center on the 28th day of June, 2023.

A hearing on the Petition for Letters of Guardianship and Petition for Letters of Conservatorship is set on the 7th day of August, 2023, at 2:30 o’clock p.m., in the Probate Court of Etowah Coun-ty, Alabama, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

July 14, 21, and 28, 2023

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NOTICE OF PETITION FOLETTERS OF GUARDIANSHIP AND PETITION FOR

LETTERS OF CONSERVATORSHIP

Notice to: Kimberly Joyce, whose whereabouts are unknown

Michael Rodrigues, whose whereabouts are unknown

Any unknown family members, whose whereabouts are unknown

You will take notice that a Petition for Letters of Guardianship for the person of Betty Rodrigues and a Petition for Letters of Conservatorship over the estate of Betty Rodrigues was filed by Riverview Regional Medical Center on the 10TH day of JULY 2023.

A hearing on the Petition for Letters of Guardianship and Petition for Letters of  Conservatorship is set on the 15 day of AUGUST, 2023, at 2:30 o’clock pm, in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

July 14, 21, and 28, 2023

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NOTICE OF SUMMONS

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CASE NO.: DR-2022-900244

ERIC SPEARS, PLAINTIFF

VS

TINA SPEARS, DEFENDANT

To:  TINA SPEARS

You are hereby notified that a Complaint against you has been filed in the Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama in Civil Action Number: DR-22-900244.  You are hereby commanded and required to file with the Clerk of Court, and to serve upon the Plaintiff, an answer to the Complaint within 30 days after the last publication of this notice, or default judgment will be entered against you.

Dates this the 26 day of June 2023

Cassandra Johnson

Circuit Clerk

Tammy Watkins Parris

Parris Law Firm, PC

Attorney for Petitioner

945 Chestnut Street

Gadsden, AL. 35901

256-547-9222

July 14, 21, 28 and

August 4, 2023

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NOTICE OF COMPLAINT FOR BILL TO QUIET TITLE

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

THEODORE WEDGWOOD, Plaintiff,

vs.

CV-2023-900123.00

A PARCEL OF LAND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:

For a point of beginning to describe the property herein, start  at a point in the West line of the SE ¼ of the SE 1/4 where the same intersects the present North line of Tuscaloosa Ave., said point being 4 feet North, measured along said forty line, from the Southwest corner of said for-ty, and from thence run in an Easterly direction and along the present North line of Tuscaloosa Street, or Avenue, a distance of 197.5 feet, more or less, to the West line of the Railway right-of-way as located on the ground and referred to in Deed Record “3-D”, page 64, Probate Office; thence in a Northerly direction and along the West line of said Railway right-of-way as located on the ground, a distance of 190 feet to a point which is the point of beginning of the property herein described; thence from said beginning point run in a Northerly direction and along the West line of said Railway right-of-way line as located on the ground a distance of 50 feet to a point; thence in a Westerly direction and parallel with

the North line of said Tuscaloosa Street or Avenue a distance of 110 feet to a point;

thence in a Southerly direction and parallel with the West line of said Railway right-of-

way as located on the ground a distance of 50 feet to a point, thence in an Easterly direction and parallel with the North line of said Tuscaloosa Street or Avenue a distance

of 110 feet to the point of beginning, and being a portion of the SE 1/4 of the SE 1/4 in Section Thirty-two (32), Township Eleven (11) South of Range Six (6) East of Huntsville Meridian, in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, together with all improvements located thereon.

LARRY MARBURY, MORAYMA MARBURY,

NONA JEAN HERRING, ALABAMA DEPARTMENTOF REVENUE INCLUDING ANY HEIRS OR DEVI-SEES OF THE SAME AND THOSE WHOSE ADDRESSES ARE UNKNOWN AND ANY AND ALL UN-KNOWN 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, NONA JEAN HERRING, 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 THEODORE WEDGWOOD, 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 11th day of July, 2023.

/s/ Cassandra Johnson

Clerk of the Circuit Court of Etowah County

Knowles & Sullivan, LLC

413 Broad Street

Gadsden, Alabama 35901

T: 256-547-7200

F: 256-467-6322

July 14, 21, 28, and

August 4, 2023

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

PROJECT:

STORM DRAIN IMPROVEMENTS AT THE INTERSECTION OF

HIGHWAY 77 AND COVINGTON AVENUE S.E.

PROJECT NO. D-067

OWNER:

The City of Attalla, Alabama

Separate sealed bids for the construction of the Storm Drain Improvements at the Intersection of Highway 77 and Covington Avenue S.E. Project will be received by The City of Attalla at the City Hall of Attalla at 612 4th Street NW, Attalla, AL, 35954 until 10:00 A.M. CDST on Thursday, August 3, 2023 in the Council Chambers and then at said place publicly opened and read aloud. The project will consist of removing old storm drain pipe and junction box and installing new storm drain pipe and junction boxes with grate inlets.

The Contract Documents may be examined at the Attalla City Hall or copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained from The City of Attalla Engineering Department. Upon request, documents will be shipped after all shipping and handling charges are collected.

The Owner reserves the right to waive any informalities or to reject any or all bids, and to award the contract to the lowest and responsible bidder.  All bidders must comply with requirements of the Contractor’s Licensing Law of the State of Alabama and be certified for the type of work on which the proposal is submitted.  Each bidder must deposit with his bid, security in the amount, form and subject to the conditions provided in the Instruction to Bidders.

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 license number on the outside of the envelope in which the Proposal is delivered.

No bidder may withdraw his bid within 60 days after the actual date of the opening thereof.

THE CITY OF ATTALLA

BY:      Larry Means, Mayor

July 7, 14 ,and 21, 2023 

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to BARBARA MIZE, 11 COMNOCK AVENUE, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35904, subject to that certain mortgage in favor of REGIONS BANK, 1900 5TH AVENUE N., BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA 35203, subject to that certain mortgage in favor of CITY OF GADSDEN, 90 BROAD STREET, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35901, believed to have or claim an interest in the property described below, that at a regular meeting of the Council of the City of Gadsden to be held in the Council Chamber at City Hall on TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2023 at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located 11 COMNOCK AVENUE in District 6 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

That certain parcel of land being designated as Lot No. 113, Parcel No. 4, as shown on map of property of Cone Mills Corporation, Dwight Division, recorded in Plat Book F, Pages 51-65, in the Office of the Judge of Probate, Etowah County, Alabama.

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

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

Brian Harbison                                                  

BUILDING OFFICIAL        

City of Gadsden                                                 

P.O. Box 267                                                    

Gadsden, AL  35902                                             

(256) 549-4529    

July 21, 2023                                               

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to AMBER MCCULLOUGH, 899 MARTHA DRIVE, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35901, with possible interest in the Estate of BILL COUCH, 606 MARTHA DRIVE, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35901, subject to that certain mortgage in favor of PHILLIP N. JONES, 1847 MARGUERITE STREET, BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA 35235, believed to have or claim an interest in the property described below, that at a regular meeting of the Council of the City of Gadsden to be held in the Council Chamber at City Hall on TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2023 at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located 851 MARTHA DRIVE in District 2 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Starting at a Rock Pile which is the SE corner of the NW1/4 of the SW 1/4 of Section 24, Township1 1 South, Range 6 East which is also the point of beginning of herein described property; thence South 89°00’ West along the south line of said forty a distance of 211 feet to a point on the easterly right of way of a public road; thence deflect right 61°50’ (118°10’ interior) along the easterly right of way of said public road; a distance of 200 feet to a point; thence deflect left 22°30’ continuing along said right of way a distance of 250 feet to a point; thence an interior angle of 104°35’ and running a bearing of North 22°35’ East a distance of 1086.3 feet to a point on the north line of said forty; thence North 89°00’ East along said north line a distance of 25.7 feet to the NE corner of said forty; thence south 2°37’ East along the east line of said forty a distance of 1322 feet to the point of beginning, said parcel being in the NW1/4 of the SW1/4 of Section 24, Township 11 South, Range 6 East in the County of Etowah, State of Alabama.

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

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

Brian Harbison                                                  

BUILDING OFFICIAL                                               

City of Gadsden                                                 

P.O. Box 267                                                    

Gadsden, AL  35902                                             

(256) 549-4529             

July 21, 2023                                                                                                                

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to ALBERT GREEN c/o KIMBERLY GREEN, 7796 HIGHWAY 278 W, ALTOONA, ALABAMA 35952, 1506 MEADOWBROOK AVENUE, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35901, subject to a mortgage in favor of ASSOCIATES FINANCIAL SERVICES COMPANY OF ALABAMA, INC., 2 N. JACKSON STREET, SUITE 605, MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA 36104, believed to have or claim an interest in the property described below, that at a regular meeting of the Council of the City of Gadsden to be held in the Council Chamber at City Hall on TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2023 at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located 1506 MEADOWBROOK AVENUE (County records list property address as 1508 MEADOWBROOK AVENUE) in District 1 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Number Ten (10) and Eleven (11) in Block A of Green Pastures Subdivision as shown by plat recorded in Plat Book “C” at Page 261 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, together with all improvements thereon.

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

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

Brian Harbison                                                  

BUILDING OFFICIAL                                               

City of Gadsden                                                 

P.O. Box 267                                                    

Gadsden, AL  35902                                             

(256) 549-4529       

July 21, 2023                                             

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to GRETA MOSTELLA, 8003 MARGARET CIRCLE, MCALLA ALABAMA 35111, 1318 4TH AVENUE, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35901, with possible rights of redemption to MARY JONES, 1318 4TH AVENUE, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35901, 209 E. CHESTNUT STREET, APT. 3, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35903, believed to have or claim an interest in the property described below, that at a regular meeting of the Council of the City of Gadsden to be held in the Council Chamber at City Hall on TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2023 at 1:0 p.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located 1318 4TH AVENUE in District 5 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Number Nine (9) in Block Number Fifteen (15), in the Hill and Cansler Addition to Gadsden, according to the map or plat thereof as the same appears of record in Book of Town Plats “A” page 74, in the Probate Office of Etowah County, and lying and being in the City of Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.

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

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

Brian Harbison                                                  

BUILDING OFFICIAL                                               

City of Gadsden                                                 

P.O. Box 267                                                    

Gadsden, AL  35902                                             

(256) 549-4529       

July 21, 2023                                                                                                                      

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION, 205 HINDS ROAD, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35904, 5600 GRANITE PARKWAY VII, PLANO, TEXAS 75024, RONNIE K & JULIE A DENNIS, 205 HINDS ROAD, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35904, believed to have or claim an interest in the property described below, that at a regular meeting of the Council of the City of Gadsden to be held in the Council Chamber at City Hall on TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2023 at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located 205 HINDS ROAD in District 7 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot One (1), Block Two (2), of Noccalula Highlands Addition, according to the plat or map thereof as the same appears of record in Plat Book “F”, page 67, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama.

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

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

Brian Harbison                                                  

BUILDING OFFICIAL                                               

City of Gadsden                                                 

P.O. Box 267                                                    

Gadsden, AL  35902                                             

(256) 549-4529        

July 21, 2023                                                                                                                     

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to WILLIE JOHNSON and TOM JOHNSON, 1015 TUSCALOOSA AVENUE, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35901, ANNIE MAE JOHNSON c/o LARRY JOHNSON, 554 LYNN VALLEY WAY, STONE MOUNTAIN, GEORGIA 30087, believed to have or claim an interest in the property described below, that at a regular meeting of the Council of the City of Gadsden to be held in the Council Chamber at City Hall on TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2023 at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located 1015 TUSCALOOSA AVENUE in District 3 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot No. Twenty-one in Cummins Addition to Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.

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

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

Brian Harbison                                                  

BUILDING OFFICIAL                                               

City of Gadsden                                                 

P.O. Box 267                                                    

Gadsden, AL  35902                                             

(256) 549-4529            

July 21, 2023                                  

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to RICHARD BENJAMIN and the Estate of GRACE MALONE, 1004 AVENUE A, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35901, GRACE MALONE and RICHARD BENJAMIN, 1004 AVENUE A, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35901, believed to have or claim an interest in the property described below, that at a regular meeting of the Council of the City of Gadsden to be held in the Council Chamber at City Hall on TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2023 at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located 1004 AVENUE A (County records list property address as 1004 AVENUE A [1004 ½]) in District 3 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot 9 and part of Lot 10 and fraction of SE corner of Lot 11 in Block 3 of the Liddell Addition to the City of Gadsden as shown on record in the office of the Judge of Probate, Etowah County, Alabama.

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

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

Brian Harbison                                                  

BUILDING OFFICIAL                                               

City of Gadsden                                                 

P.O. Box 267                                                    

Gadsden, AL  35902                                             

(256) 549-4529        

July 21, 2023                                                                                                                     

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to TIMOTHY ALLEN DUNCAN, 6005 VALLEY PARK DRIVE NW, HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA 35810, 1531 CHESTNUT STREET, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35904, possible rights of redemption, if any, of HAZEL SMITH a/k/a HAZLE SMITH, believed to have or claim an interest in the property described below, that at a regular meeting of the Council of the City of Gadsden to be held in the Council Chamber at City Hall on TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2023 at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located 1531 CHESTNUT STREET (COMMERCIAL BUILDING) in District 5 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Number Twenty (20), in Block Thirteen (13), in Hill & Cansler Addition, according to the map or plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book “A”, Page 74 and 75, Probate Office, Etowah County, and lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.

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

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

Brian Harbison                                                  

City of Gadsden                                                 

P.O. Box 267                                                    

Gadsden, AL  35902                                             

(256) 549-4529           

July 21, 2023                                                                            

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to GO HARD INVESTMENTS, LLC, 715 ALMAROAD PLACE SW, JACKSONVILLE, ALABAMA 36265, 1209 JOHNSON STREET, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35903, possible rights of redemption to MELINDA PATTERSON, 3010 OLD HIGHWAY 278, HOKES BLUFF, ALABAMA 35903, believed to have or claim an interest in the property described below, that at a regular meeting of the Council of the City of Gadsden to be held in the Council Chamber at City Hall on TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2023 at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located 1209 JOHNSON STREET in District 2 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Number Three (3), in Block Number Forty-two (42), the Garden City Residential Subdivision Number Two (2), according to the map thereof recorded in Plat Book “C”, pages 410 and 411, Probate Office, and lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.

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

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

Brian Harbison                                                  

BUILDING OFFICIAL                                               

City of Gadsden                                                 

P.O. Box 267                                                    

Gadsden, AL  35902                                             

(256) 549-4529              

July 21, 2023                                                                                                               

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to ALEXIS GARCIA and MARIA DEJESUS CORONA GARCIA, 105 DIANA AVENUE, FORT MYERS, FLORIDA 33905, 1714 ROOSELVELT AVENUE, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35904, 2676 DUNCAN AVENUE, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35901, EDDY STEPHENS & BENJAMIN COVINGTON, 1714 ROOSEVELT AVENUE, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35904, believed to have or claim an interest in the property described below, that at a regular meeting of the Council of the City of Gadsden to be held in the Council Chamber at City Hall on TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2023 at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located 1714 ROOSEVELT AVENUE in District 5 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Number Four (4), in Block Fifty (50), in the Gadsden Realty Company’s South Gadsden Addition, according to the map thereof, as recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, in Book of Town Plats B, pages 314 and 315, and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.

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

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

Brian Harbison                                                  

BUILDING OFFICIAL                                               

City of Gadsden                                                 

P.O. Box 267                                                    

Gadsden, AL  35902                                             

(256) 549-4529            

July 21, 2023                                                                                                                 

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to JAMES DYE and RUBY DYE, 1510 MCKINLEY AVENUE, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35904, believed to have or claim an interest in the property described below, that at a regular meeting of the Council of the City of Gadsden to be held in the Council Chamber at City Hall on TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2023 at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located 1510 MCKINLEY AVENUE in District 5 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Number Four (4) in Block Number Twenty-nine (29) in the Gadsden Realty Company’s South Addition to Gadsden, Alabama according to the map thereof recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate Etowah County, Alabama in Book of Town Plats “B”, pages 314- 315 all in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.

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

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

Brian Harbison                                                  

BUILDING OFFICIAL                                               

City of Gadsden                                                 

P.O. Box 267                                                    

Gadsden, AL  35902                                             

(256) 549-4529           

July 21, 2023                                                                                                                  

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING                                                                        

Notice is hereby given to JOSEPH A. WOODS, 136 BROOKWOOD DRIVE, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35903, 141 BROOKWOOD DRIVE, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35903, subject to a mortgage in favor of YOUR CHOICE PROPERTIES, LLC, 4010 FARR ROAD, BESSEMER, ALABAMA 35022, believed to have or claim an interest in the property described below, that at a regular meeting of the Council of the City of Gadsden to be held in the Council Chamber at City Hall on TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2023 at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the property located at 141 BROOKWOOD DRIVE in District 1 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Number Nine (9), in Block Number Two (2), according to the survey of Brookwood Addition to Gadsden, as recorded in Book “D”, Pages 88 and 89, in the Probate Office of Etowah County, Alabama.

Should be assessed with a lien of $4,636.00 for the abatement of a nuisance in accordance with Section 86-65 of the Gadsden City Code. You may appear and present any relevant evidence to the Council regarding the assessment of the lien.                                                         

Brian Harbison                                        

Building Official                                     

City of Gadsden                                       

P. O. Box 267                                         

Gadsden, AL  35902 

(256) 549-4529            

July 21, 2023                                                       

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING                                                                        

Notice is hereby given to TUSCACAL, LLC, 2084 VALLEYDALE ROAD, BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA 35244, 242 E. CHERRY STREET, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35903, subject to a mortgage in favor of FIRST BANK OF ALABAMA, 120 NORTH STREET E, TALLADEGA, ALABAMA 35160, Assignment of rents in favor of FIRST BANK OF ALABAMA, 120 NORTH STREET E, TALLADEGA, ALABAMA 35160, believed to have or claim an interest in the property described below, that at a regular meeting of the Council of the City of Gadsden to be held in the Council Chamber at City Hall on TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2023 at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the property located at 242 E. CHERRY STREET in District 4 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Number Sixteen (16) in Block Number Two (2), in Broadview Subdivision, according to the Map thereof recorded in Plat Book “C”, Page 371, Probate Office of Etowah County, Alabama.

Should be assessed with a lien of $3,086.00 for the abatement of a nuisance in accordance with Section 86-65 of the Gadsden City Code. You may appear and present any relevant evidence to the Council regarding the assessment of the lien.                                                         

Brian Harbison                                        

Building Official                                     

City of Gadsden                                       

P. O. Box 267                                         

Gadsden, AL  35902 

(256) 549-4529                    

July 21, 2023                                               

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to JOHN COLLINS and ANNE PATTERSON, 3411 GEORGIA AVENUE, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35904, believed to have or claim an interest in the property described below, that at a regular meeting of the Council of the City of Gadsden to be held in the Council Chamber at City Hall on TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2023 at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the property located at 3411 GEORGIA AVENUE in District 6 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot 25 and 26 in Block 4 of the Homewood Addition, according to the map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book “C’, Pages 218-219, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, and lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.

Should be assessed with a lien of $6,770.00 for the abatement of a nuisance in accordance with Section 86-65 of the Gadsden City Code. You may appear and present any relevant evidence to the Council regarding the assessment of the lien.                                                        

Brian Harbison                                        

Building Official                                     

City of Gadsden                                       

P. O. Box 267                                         

Gadsden, AL  35902 

(256) 549-4529           

July 21, 2023                                                        

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to WILLIAM SCOTT LORING, LISA SUSAN LORING, DEBRA W. FERGUSON, LARRY DUANE WELLS, ROGER STEPHEN WELLS, and JOHNNY RAYS WELLS, c/o DEBRA FERGUSON, 500 LOVINGGOOD COURT, WOODSTOCK, GEORGIA 30189, 1204 HOKE STREET, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35903, E.C. & RENELDA LORING c/o DEBRA FERGUSON, 500 LOVINGGOOD COURT, WOODSTOCK, GEORGIA 30189, believed to have or claim an interest in the property described below, that at a regular meeting of the Council of the City of Gadsden to be held in the Council Chamber at City Hall on TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2023 at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the property located at 1204 HOKE STREET in District 2 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

For a beginning point of the land herein described, start at a point in the west line of the SE1/4 of the NW1/4, which is 122 feet North of the SW corner of the said forty and from thence running in a Southeasterly direction along the line which would intersect the East line of the NE1/4 of the SW1/4 122 feet South of the NE corner thereof a distance of 130 feet to the point of beginning of the land herein described, and from said point run North and at right angles a distance of 147 ½ feet; thence in an Easterly direction and at right angles a distance of 147 ½ feet; thence in a Southerly direction and a right angles a distance of 189 ½ feet; more or less, to a point on the North side of Hoke Street; thence in a Westerly direction and along the North Side of Hoke Street a distance of 116 feet, more or less; thence in a Northerly direction and parallel with the East side of the lands herein conveyed a distance of 62 feet, more or less, to a point; thence in a Westerly direction and parallel with the North side of the lands herein conveyed, a distance of 30 feet, more or less, to the point of beginning. Said lands being portions of the SE1/4 of the NW1/4 in Section 12, Township 12, South of Range 6, East of Huntsville Meridian in Etowah County, Alabama together with all improvements thereon.

Should be assessed with a lien of $3,486.00 for the abatement of a nuisance in accordance with Section 86-65 of the Gadsden City Code. You may appear and present any relevant evidence to the Council regarding the assessment of the lien.   

                                                      

Brian Harbison                                        

Building Official                                     

City of Gadsden                                       

P. O. Box 267                                         

Gadsden, AL  35902 

(256) 549-4529

July 21, 2023                                                                   

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to DERRICK CONNER, 7253 SOUTH ARTESIAN AVENUE, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS 60629, 329 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35903, 532 OLD MEADOW ROAD, MATTESON, ILLINOIS 60443, believed to have or claim an interest in the property described below, that at a regular meeting of the Council of the City of Gadsden to be held in the Council Chamber at City Hall on TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2023 at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the property located at 329 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE (County records list property address as *NA*) in District 2 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Parcel 1:

The West 100’of Lot 12, Block “A” in the Re-Arrangements of Lots 1, 14 & 15 in Hadley Farms Addition, according to map or plat thereof, as the same appears of record in Plat according to Plat Book “C”, Page 289 in the Probate Office and being I Etowah County, Alabama.

Parcel 2:

The East 60’ of Lot 12 in Block “A”, in the Re-Arrangements of Lots 1, 14 & 15 in Block 4, Hadley Farms Addition as recorded in Judge of Probate Office in Plat Book “C”, Page 289, East Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, Section 12, T-12-S, R-6-E, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama.

Should be assessed with a lien of $3,236.00 for the abatement of a nuisance in accordance with Section 86-65 of the Gadsden City Code. You may appear and present any relevant evidence to the Council regarding the assessment of the lien.                                                         

Brian Harbison                                        

Building Official                                     

City of Gadsden                                       

P. O. Box 267                                         

Gadsden, AL  35902 

(256) 549-4529        

July 21, 2023                                                                                                     

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING                                                                        

Notice is hereby given to BILLY and GAIL WISE, 2345 MCCLAIN AVENUE, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35901, 113 PINEHURST STREET, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35903, BILLY and GAIL WISE c/o JENNIFER VALLAEUEVA, 2345 MCCLAIN AVENUE, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35901, believed to have or claim an interest in the property described below, that at a regular meeting of the Council of the City of Gadsden to be held in the Council Chamber at City Hall on TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2023 at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the property located at 113 PINEHURST STREET in District 1 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Number Sixteen (16) in Block “E”, in the subdivision of Lots “D”, “E”, and “F” in Pinehurst Addition, according to the map recorded in Plat Book “B”, Page 15, Probate Office, and lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.

Should be assessed with a lien of $3,736.00 for the abatement of a nuisance in accordance with Section 86-65 of the Gadsden City Code. You may appear and present any relevant evidence to the Council regarding the assessment of the lien.                                                         

Brian Harbison                                        

Building Official                                     

City of Gadsden                                       

P. O. Box 267                                         

Gadsden, AL  35902 

(256) 549-4529      

July 21, 2023

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING                                                                    

Notice is hereby given to the BOBBY J. GARGUS “LIFE ESTATE”, P.O. BOX 4323, GADSDEN, AL-ABAMA 35904., believed to have or Claim an interest in the property described below, that at a regular meeting Of the Council of the City of Gadsden to be held in the Council Chamber at City Hall on TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2023 at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located at 216 ROBIN CIRCLE in District 7 in the City of Gads-den, more particularly described as:

Tax ID#: 10-08-28-3-000-123.000

LOT 5 BLK 1 SCENIC VALLEY EST PLAT G-217 GADSDEN 28-11-6 

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

Brian Harbison                                                  

BUILDING OFFICIAL                                               

City of Gadsden                                                 

P.O. Box 267                                                    

Gadsden, AL  35902                                             

(256) 549-4529                

July 21, 2023                                                                                                                                     

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING                                                                  

Notice is hereby given to the RANDY MARONEY & GAYLON PIERCE, 2964 HIGHWAY 77, SOUTHSIDE, ALABAMA 35907., believed to have or Claim an interest in the property described below, that at a regular meeting Of the Council of the City of Gadsden to be held in the Council Chamber at City Hall on TUESDAY,  AUGUST 1, 2023 at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located at 803 ROSEWOOD LANE in District 2 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Tax ID#: 10-07-25-3-000-112.000 

LT 2 BLK C OAKLEIGH EST PLAT G-55 25-11-6

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

Brian Harbison                                                  

BUILDING OFFICIAL                                               

City of Gadsden                                                 

P.O. Box 267                                                    

Gadsden, AL  35902                                             

(256) 549-4529             

July 21, 2023                                                                                                                                           

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PUBLIC NOTICE

Be it known that Charlotte McBurnett and Keeneth & Angela Keener, being the owners of prop-erty abutting a portion of River Drive lying in Section 18, T-11-S, R-8-E and shown in the plat of the Roe Subdivision, Plat Book I, Page 35 and 36 as being 60’ in width, hereby request the Etowah County Commission to vacate said portion of River Drive being further described as fol-lows:

Begin at a point being the southernmost corner of Lot 1 of the Roe Subdivision as shown in Plat Book I, Page 35 and 36.  From said Point of Beginning run N52°35’20”E along the southeast property line of said Lot 1of the Roe Subdivision a distance of 235.00’ to a point being the east-ernmost corner of said Lot 1; thence deflect right, and run S55°19’05”E a distance of 60.97’ to the northernmost corner of Lot 1 of the Longview Acres Subdivision as shown in Plat Book I, Page 93; thence deflect right and run S52°24’21”W along the northwest property line of said Lot 1 of the Longview Acres Subdivision a distance of 237.70’ to a point being the westernmost corner of said Lot 1 of the Longview Acres Subdivision and lying on the northeast right-of-way line of Longview Drive; thence deflect right and run N52°40’58”W along a projection of the northeast right-of way line of Longview Drive, a distance of 60.93’to the Point of Beginning.

This matter will be considered at the 8-15-2023 Etowah County Commission meeting at 9:00 am at the Etowah County Commission Office, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

July 21, 28, August 4 and 11, 2023

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ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR UNDERGROUND INJECTION CONTROL (UIC) PERMIT

AND REQUEST FOR COMMENTS

PUBLIC NOTICE – 212

St. Clair County

Spectrum Environmental, Inc. c/o Mr. Scott Hassler, 85 Spectrum Cove, Alabaster, AL 35007, UIC Permit Number ALSI5580005 has applied for the issuance of a permit for Class V Injection Wells at 231 Quick Stop, 30637 U.S. Highway 231, Ashville, AL 35953 for the injection of chem-ical oxidation solutions to aid in the remediation of existing contamination.

The draft permit contains requirements and limitations which are protective of groundwater quality.

Copies of the draft permit, conditions, limitations and a fact sheet as applicable describing the methodology for setting the limitations and conditions and other related documents are avail-able for public inspection electronically via

http://adem.alabama.gov/newsEvents/publicNotices.cnt, and at the following location Monday – Friday (except legal holidays), 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. A nominal fee for copying and/or mailing may be charged. Arrangements for copying should be made in advance.

Jeffery W. Kitchens, Chief

ADEM-Water Division

1400 Coliseum Blvd.

[Mailing address: PO Box 301463; Zip 36130-1463]

Montgomery, Alabama 36110-2400

(334) 271-7823

water-permits@adem.alabama.gov

Persons wishing to comment may do so, in writing, to the Department's named contact above within 30 days following the publication date of this notice. COMMENTERS SHOULD IDENTIFY THE APPROPRIATE UIC PERMIT NUMBER ON THE FIRST PAGE OF THEIR COM-MENTS. In order to affect final decisions, comments must offer technically substantial infor-mation that is applicable to the draft permit.

A written request for a public hearing may also be filed within that 30-day period and must state the nature of the issues proposed to be raised in the hearing. The Director shall hold a public hearing whenever it is found, on the basis of hearing requests, that there exists a significant degree of public interest in the permit application or draft permit. The Director may also hold a hearing if he determines that it would clarify one or more issues involved in the permit decision.

After consideration of all written comments, review of any public hearing record, and consider-ation of the requirements of the Alabama Water Pollution Control Act, the Federal Water Pol-lution Control Act and applicable regulations, the Department will make a final determination. The Department will develop a response to comments, which will become part of the public record. The Department will post responses to comments as well as the final permit determinations to the Department’s website at http://app.adem.alabama.gov/eFile/. To find the response to comments and final permit determination, you may search by the per-mit

number listed in this notice.

The Department maintains a list of interested individuals who are emailed legal notices re-garding proposed permits. If you wish to receive such notices, please sign up at http://adem.alabama.gov by entering your email address on the left side of the page and click-ing the submit button.

Notice is hereby given this 24th day of July, 2023, by authorization of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management.

Lance R. LeFleur

Director

Nondiscrimination Statement: The Department does not discriminate on the basis of race, col-or, national origin, sex, religion, age or

disability in the administration of its programs.

July 21, 2023

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STATE OF ALABAMADEPARTMENT OF REVENUECOLLECTION SERVICES DIVISION

INVITATION FOR BIDS FOR THE SALE OF PROPERTY

LOCATED IN ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 40-29-23(b), Code of Alabama 1975, that the Alabama Department of Revenue is accepting sealed bids for the sale of the following real proper-ties described below, acquired as a result of a Sheriff’s Sale. Sealed bids shall be submitted online at: https://www.ebuy.alabama.gov, until the closing date and time of 11:59 p.m., Friday, August 18, 2023, at which time all bids will be opened and read in the Collection Services Division. Bids will not be accepted after the above stated date and time.

Brief Description of property offered:

ONE HALF (1/2) INTEREST LOT NUMBER SIX (6) PLUS THE NORTHWEST 1/2 OF LOT NUMBER SEVEN (7), IN THE MAP OF REYNOLDS STREET ADDITION TO GADSDEN, AL AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK C, PAGE 305 PROBATE OFFICE OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA.

The property is located at or near 804 Reynolds Circle, Gadsden, AL 35904;

Parcel Identification Number: 15-02-09-3-000-033.000; as described in Sheriff’s Deed Instru-ment# 3415289.

The parcels are being offered “as is” and “where is” without recourse against the State of Ala-bama Department of Revenue. It is the responsibility of the bidder to inspect the property con-ditions before submitting a bid by drive-by only, without trespassing on the property in any manner. Bidders must agree to all terms listed online before submitting a bid. If you wish to bid on this property, please complete the Sealed Bid Form online.

The minimum bid for this parcel is $5,000.

EACH bid submitted online must be accompanied by an EFT bid deposit payment of ten percent (10%) of the total amount of the bid. Any bid submitted without payment of the bid deposit will not be considered. The deposits of unsuccessful bidders will be returned following the bid closing date.

NO BID SHALL BE RECEIVED FOR ANY REASON ANY TIME AFTER THE ADVERTISED DEADLINE. IT SHALL BE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE BIDDER TO ENSURE ACTUAL RECEIPT OF THE BID BY THE COLLECTION SERVICES DIVISION PRIOR TO THE ADVERTISED DEADLINE.

The Alabama Department of Revenue reserves the right to withdraw the property from sale at any time and the right to reject any or all bids.

For more information about the sale contact:

Alabama Department of Revenue

Collection Services Division-Sealed Bid Sale

P. O. Box 327820

Montgomery, AL 36132-7820

Telephone: (334) 242-1229

July 21, 28, and

August 4, 2023                                              

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NOTICE OF COMPLETION

In accordance with Chapter 1, Title 39, Code of Alabama, 1975, Bob Smith Construction, Inc. hereby gives written notice of the completion of a contract with the City of Gadsden, Alabama, for the Noccalula Falls Gorge Trail Pedestrian Access Improvements, project no. 21-RT-54-04, and has made request for final settlement of said Contract. This notice is to appear for four consecutive weeks beginning July 14, 2023 and ending on August 4, 2023. All persons having any claim for labor, materials or otherwise in connection with this project should immediately notify Heath Williamson, Architect for City of Gadsden, P.O. Box 267, Gadsden, AL 35902-0267 during this period.

July 14, 21, 28, and

August 4, 2023

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NOTICE OF SALE

Notice is hereby by given that the Contents of the following storage building will be sold by Off Campus Storage on Friday July 21, 2023 at 10:00 AM at 474 George Wallace Drive Gadsden, Alabama, 35903.

Tamika Leek Unit 136

Off Campus Storage

474 George Wallace Drive

Gadsden, AL. 35903

July 14 and 21, 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 08/18/2023.

2018 Chev Silverado VIN:  3GCUKRE L6JG219190

JR Motors

1395 Co. Rd 69

Centre, AL. 35960

July 14 and 21, 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 09/15/2023.

2002 Honda Civic VIN: 1HG ES16562L078598

2008 Kia Spectra5 VIN: KNAFE161X85014811

2005 Honda CR-V VIN: JHLRD6 8535C018449

Thacker Towing

927 5th Ave NE

Attalla, AL 35954

(256) 546-9994

July 21 and 28, 2023

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ORDINANCE NO. O-42-23

Second Amendment to Ordinance Creating Entertainment District

WHEREAS, the City of Gadsden created an Entertainment District on August 22, 2017 (O-23-17); and

WHEREAS, the City of Gadsden amended the Entertainment District on August 13, 2019 (O-25-19); and

WHEREAS, the City of Gadsden would like to further amend the existing Entertainment District by expanding to include additional licensees; and

WHEREAS, the proposed area for the entertainment district in downtown Gadsden as set forth and designated on the map which is attached as Exhibit 1 meets the requirements of Code of Alabama 1975, §28-3A-17.1; and

WHEREAS, the Council for the City of Gadsden believes that the expansion of the Entertainment District will further provide both economic and social benefit to the City;

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GADSDEN, ALABAMA, as follows:

Section 1.  Creation and establishment of districts.

Under the authority granted in Code of Ala. 1975, §28-3A-17.1, the city does hereby amend the current district in downtown Gadsden with the areas and boundaries as set forth and designated on the map which is attached as Exhibit 1 to the ordinance.  The designation of any street or portion of a street within the entertainment district shall include sidewalks, which run parallel with and immediately adjacent to each side of that street or portion of that street within the entertainment district.

After ninety (90) days of the effective date of the ordinance from which this article was derived, the city council shall review this article to determine if changes to the entertainment district and the regulations for that district should be made.

Section 2. Outside consumption of alcoholic beverages permitted; conditions.

Any on premises retail alcohol beverage licensee located within the entertainment district, herein licensee, who satisfies all requirements of the Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board shall comply with all laws, rules and regulations which govern its license type, except that a patron, guest or member of that licensee may exit the licensed premises between the hours of Noon and 10:00 p.m. seven (7) days a week, with no more than one (1) open container of alcoholic beverage and consume that alcoholic beverage anywhere within the confines of the entertainment district in which the alcoholic beverage was obtained, subject to the following regulations:

A person may not enter another premises that is licensed to sell alcohol with an open container of alcoholic beverage acquired elsewhere.

A licensee shall allow alcoholic beverages to be removed from the licensed premises only in a recyclable paper or plastic cup that bears the commercially printed name and/or logo of the designated licensee.  Any alcoholic beverage removed from a licensed premises pursuant to this article must remain in the paper or plastic cup with the commercially printed name and/or logo of the licensee who sold the alcoholic beverage for consumption purposes.  No such alcoholic beverages shall be removed from the licensed premises in a can, bottle or glass container except upon a licensee’s outdoor sit-down dining area situated on the licensee’s property or on a sidewalk or other right-of-way where the licensee has a right-of-way use agreement with the City of Gadsden.

No licensee shall allow a patron, guest, or member to exit its licensed premises with more than one (1) open container of alcoholic beverages, and it shall be unlawful for any person to exit such licensed premises with more than one (1) such open container.

It shall be unlawful for any person to drink or attempt to drink any alcoholic beverage from a can, bottle, or glass container or to possess any open can, bottle, or glass container of alcoholic beverages on the public streets, sidewalks, rights-of-way and parking lots located within an entertainment district.

No container in which an alcoholic beverage is dispensed and removed from the licensed premises shall exceed sixteen (16) fluid ounces in size.

No person shall possess on the streets, sidewalks, rights-of-way, parking lots, or any other public area located within the entertainment district any open alcoholic beverage container which exceeds sixteen (16) fluid ounces in size.

No person shall possess on the streets, sidewalks, rights-of-way, parking lots, or any other public area located within the entertainment district any open alcoholic beverage which was not purchased from an on premises retail alcohol beverage licensee lawfully doing business within the entertainment district who has met all requirements of the Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board and the City of Gadsden.

The city shall have the right to extend or reduce the days and the hours during which a patron, guest or member of a licensee may exit the licensed premises, which extension or reduction shall be determined by resolution for a specific event or date.

Section 3. Consumption of alcoholic beverages in a motor vehicle prohibited.

It shall be unlawful for any person to consume any alcoholic beverages while in the confines of a motor vehicle while the motor vehicle is located upon any public street, parking lot or other place to which the public has or is permitted to have access within an entertainment district.

Exceptions.

A passenger in a motor vehicle in which the driver is operating the vehicle pursuant to a contract to provide transportation for passengers and such driver holds a valid license for the operation of a vehicle for hire;

A passenger of a bus in which the driver holds a valid operator’s license.

Section 4. Alcoholic beverages purchased outside the entertainment district are not allowed in open containers in district.

No alcoholic beverages purchased at any location other than a licensee in the entertainment district who has met the requirements of the Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board and the city, which allows a person to exit the licensed premises with an open container of alcoholic beverages, shall be allowed in open containers in the entertainment district.

Section 5. Drinking in public places.

To the extent this article conflicts with prior ordinances of the City of Gadsden prohibiting drinking in public places, the authority allowing conduct as prescribed by this article shall supersede any prior city ordinances.

Section 6. Modification or elimination of article.

Notwithstanding anything in this article to the contrary, at any time and from time to time, any entertainment district established by this article may be enlarged, reduced, modified or eliminated, in whole or part, and the regulations set forth in this article are subject to amendment or elimination at any time and from time to time.  No vested rights shall be acquired by or be conferred upon any person or business entity as a result of the establishment of an entertainment district or permitting under this section or by the State of Alabama.

Section 7. Possession and consumption of alcohol in excluded places.

The consumption and possession of open containers of alcoholic beverages shall not be allowed in any public building, facility, garage or parking lot within an entertainment district that is posted with signage at each entrance or in conspicuous places that no alcoholic beverages are allowed on the premises.  No open containers shall be allowed on property privately owned or controlled that is posted with signage at each entrance or in conspicuous places that no alcoholic beverages are allowed on the premises.             

Section 8. The provisions of this Ordinance are severable.  If any section, subsection or provision shall be declared to be invalid or unconstitutional by judgment or decree of a court of competent jurisdiction, such judgment or decree shall not affect any other section, subsection or provision of this Ordinance.

Section 9. This Ordinance shall take effect upon its approval by the City Council, or upon it otherwise becoming law, but shall nevertheless be published as required by law. Adopted by the City Council of the City of Gadsden, Alabama, at an open public meeting held on July 11, 2023.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

July, 21, 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:

2014 CHRYSLER 200 VIN: 1C3CCBABXWN230966

1996 FORD RANGER VIN:  1FTCR14A2TPA45058

The public auction will be held at Kelton Wrecker LLC located at 1625 Forrest Ave Gadsden AL 35901 at 8:00 AM on 08/26/2023. 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.

July 21 and 28, 2023

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NOTICE OF PETITION FOR LETTERS OF GUARDIANSHIP AND PETITION

FOR LETTERS OF CONSERVATORSHIP

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

You will take notice that a Petition for Letters of Guardianship for the person of Jimmy Stephens and a Petition for Letters of Conservatorship over the estate of Jimmy Stephens was filed by Gadsden Regional Medical Center on the 14th day of July, 2023.

A hearing on the Petition for Letters of Guardianship and Petition for Letters of Conservatorship is set on the 23rd day of August, 2023 , at 2:30 o’clock P.M. in the Probate Court of Etowah County Alabama, 800 Forrest Avenue Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

July 21, 28, and August 4, 2023.

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to RANDALL L. & JANE BATTLES, 717 HOOKS

LAKE ROAD, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35901, believed to have or Claim an interest in

the property described below, that at a regular meeting Of the Council of the City of

Gadsden to be held in the Council Chamber at City Hall on TUESDAY, AUGUST 1,

2023 at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or

condition located at 717 HOOKS LAKE ROAD in District 2 in the City of Gadsden,

more particularly described as:

Tax ID#: 10-07-35-4-000-005.000

COM NE COR SE1/4 SE1/4 TH S 330S TO POB TH S 168.15 TH NW

538.7 TH NE 65 TH NW 255 TO SE ROW OF HOOKS LAKE RD TH

NE 85 ALONG ROW TH SE 717.79 TO POB LYING IN SE1/4 SE1/4

GADSDEN 35-11-6,

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

may appear and present any relevant evidence to the Council regarding the alleged

nuisance and its abatement.

Brian Harbison

BUILDING OFFICIAL

City of Gadsden

P.O. Box 267

Gadsden, AL 35902

(256) 549-4529

July 21, 2023

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to LEON BROWN and BRENDA BROWN, 2106 HILL AVENUE, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35904, 2100 HILL AVENUE, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35904, believed to have or claim an interest in the property described below, that at a regular meeting of the Council of the City of Gadsden to be held in the Council Chamber at City Hall on TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2023 at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located 2100 HILL AVENUE in District 6 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Number 1 in Block Number 12 in Oak Park Addition to Gadsden, according to the map thereof recorded in Plat Book “B”, Page 200, Probate Office, Etowah County, and lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.

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

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

Brian Harbison                                                  

BUILDING OFFICIAL                                           

City of Gadsden                                                 

P.O. Box 267                                                    

Gadsden, AL  35902                                             

(256) 549-4529                            

July 21, 2023                 

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING                                                                   

Notice is hereby given to IMPACT PROPERTIES, LLC, 1423 RAINBOW DRIVE, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35901, P.O. BOX 1070, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35902, RICKEY CROOK, 112 PINEHURST STREET, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35903, believed to have or Claim an interest in the property described below, that at a regular meeting Of the Council of the City of Gadsden to be held in the Council Chamber at City Hall on TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2023 at 1:30 p.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located at 112 PINEHURST STREET in District 1 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Tax ID#: 15-06-14-2-000-112.000  

LT 9 BLK D SUB LTS D-E-F PINEHURST ADD PLAT B-15 GAD 14-12-6,

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

                                                                                               

Brian Harbison                                                  

BUILDING OFFICIAL                                               

City of Gadsden                                                 

P.O. Box 267                                                    

Gadsden, AL  35902                                             

(256) 549-4529          

July 21, 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 James M Simmons, Jr , A Married Man, And Sharon Simmons , His Wife  to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as mortgagee, as nominee for Quicken Loans, Inc., its successors and assigns dated April 4, 2014; said mortgage being recorded on April 15, 2014, as Instrument No. 3400579 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama. Said Mortgage was last sold, assigned and transferred to Rocket Mortgage, LLC f/k/a Quicken Loans, LLC f/k/a Quicken Loans Inc. in Instrument 3560284 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, ALABAMA.

The undersigned, Rocket Mortgage, LLC f/k/a Quicken Loans, LLC f/k/a Quicken Loans Inc. Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage, will sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the main entrance of the Court House in Etowah County, Alabama during the legal hours of sale (between 11am and 4pm), on the 30th day of August, 2023 the following property, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

TO REACH A POINT OF BEGINNING FOR THE HEREINAFTER DESCRIBED PARCEL OF LAND, COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF FRACTION “0”; THENCE RUN NORTH 04 DEGREES 29 MINUTES EAST, ALONG THE EAST LINE THEREOF, 351.54 FEET TO A POINT IN THE NORTH LINE OF PAULETTE DRIVE; THENCE RUN SOUTH 88 DEGREES 00 MINUTE WEST, ALONG SAID NORTH LINE, 673.47 FEET TO A POINT, WHICH IS THE POINT OF BEGINNING OF THE PARCEL OF LAND HEREIN DESCRIBED; THENCE FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING, RUN NORTH 02 DEGREES 00 MINUTES WEST, 342.20 FEET TO A POINT IN THE SOUTH LINE OF CHARLES SUMMERALL LANDS; THENCE RUN SOUTH 88 DEGREES 00 MINUTES WEST, ALONG SAID SOUTH LINE, 102.42 FEET TO THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE PARCEL OF LAND DESCRIBED IN DEED BOOK “1762”, PAGE 287, PROBATE OFFICE OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA; THENCE RUN SOUTH 01 DEGREE 23 MINUTES EAST, ALONG THE EAST LINE THEREOF, 163.90 FEET TO THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE PARCEL OF LAND DESCRIBED IN DEED BOOK “1465”, PAGE 313, AFORESAID PROBATE OFFICE; THENCE RUN SOUTH 07 DEGREES 07 MINUTES WEST, ALONG THE EAST LINE THEREOF, 180.60 FEET TO A POINT IN AFORESAID NORTH LINE OF PAULETTE DRIVE; THENCE RUN NORTH 88 DEGREES 00 MINUTES EAST, ALONG SAID NORTH LINE, 133.33 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, EMBRACING PORTIONS OF AFORESAID FRACTION “0”, IN SECTION EIGHTEEN (18), TOWNSHIP TWELVE (12) SOUTH, RANGE SEVEN (7) EAST OF THE HUNTSVILLE MERIDIAN, GLENCOE, ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA.

Said property is commonly known as 232 Paulette Dr, Gadsden, AL 35903.

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

Said property will be sold subject to any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien, but not yet due and payable), the right of redemption of any taxing authority, all 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.

ROCKET MORTGAGE, LLC F/K/A QUICKEN LOANS, LLC F/K/A QUICKEN LOANS INC.

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. 23-04943AL

www.foreclosurehotline.net

July 21, 28 and August 4, 2023

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FORECLOSURE NOTICE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by the mortgage given by John H. Esser, as Mortgagor, to John Horton, Gregg Oliver, and Stephen Wooten, as Mortgagee, dated October 4, 2021, and recorded as Instrument 3528786, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, and the Mortgagee, 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 Mortgagee will sell, at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, in front of the courthouse door in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, during the legal hours of sale on the 10th day of August, 2023, the following described property to-wit:

Lot Number Sixteen (16), Block E, of the Jack Alford Estate Subdivision, as recorded in Plat Book “G”, page 311-A and 311-B, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama; also

Lot Number Seventeen (17), Block E, of the Jack Alford Estate Subdivision, as recorded in Plat Book “G”, page 311-A and 311-B, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama.

Said sale will be made for the purpose of paying the indebtedness secured by said mortgage and the proceeds thereof will be applied as provided by the terms of said mortgage.

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

This the 12th day of July, 2022.

John Horton, Gregg Oliver, and Stephen Wooten, Mortgagee

/s/ James C. Inzer, III

Inzer, Haney, McWhorter, Haney & Skelton, LLC

Attorney for Mortgagee

July 21, 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 8/25/2023.

1997 Ford F150 VIN: 2FTZF0722WCA10575

1999 Buick Park Avenue VIN: 1G4CW52K7X4658176

2000 Cadillac Deville VIN: 1G6KD54Y0YU286644

2006 Pontiac G6 VIN: 1G2ZH5588- 64101031

2013 Nissan Altima VIN: 1N4AL3AP4DC279066

2004 Suzuki GSX Katana VIN: JS1GN79A042101063

2018 Hyundai Elantra VIN: 5NPD74LF6JH315717

Huff Wrecker

2019 3rd Street SW

Attalla, AL 35954

(256) 538-6000

July 21 and 28, 2023

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NOTICE OF PETITION FOR LETTERS OF GUARDIANSHIP AND PETITION

FOR LETTERS OF CONSERVATORSHIP

Notice to: Daniel James Silvey, whose whereabouts are unknown

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

Silvey and a Petition for Letters of Conservatorship over the estate of Evan Silvey was filed by

Gadsden Regional Medical Center on the 16th day of July, 2023.

A hearing on the Petition for Letters of Guardianship and Petition for Letters of Conservatorship is set on the 16 th day of AUGUST  2023, at 3:00 o’clock p.m., in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

July 21, 28 and August 4, 2023

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NOTICE OF PETITION FOR LETTERS OF GUARDIANSHIP AND PETITION

FOR LETTERS OF CONSERVATORSHIP

Notice to: Unknown family members, whose whereabouts are unknown

You will take notice that a Petition for Letters of Guardianship for the person of Angela Sandlin and a Petition for Letters of Conservatorship over the estate of Angela Sandlin was filed by Gadsden Regional Medical Center on the 17th day of July, 2023.

A hearing on the Petition for Letters of Guardianship and Petition for Letters of Conservatorship is set on the 21 th day of AUGUST  2023, at 2:30 o’clock p.m., in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

July 21, 28 and August 4, 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 8/25/2023.

2008 Chevrolet Tahoe  VIN 1GNCK13-008J110274

Thacker Towing & Recovery

927 5th Avenue NE

Attalla, AL 35954

(256) 546-9994

July 21 and 28, 2023

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LEGAL NOTICE

The following storage units will be auctioned on August 9, 2023 beginning at 10:00 A.M. on the premises of Southtowne Mini Warehouses. Southtowne is located at 199 Woodland Drive, off of Steele Station Road in Rainbow City, Alabama, 35906

Joseph Jones – Unit 97

Wayne Gardner – unit 102

Ja Rod Brock – Unit 153

Dawn Womack – Unit 375

Tre Shel Roker – Unit 475

Mary Butler – Unit 581

Maegan Garrard – Unit 641

Lugaya Ferguson – Unit 34-1A

James Robinson – Unit K-12

Tami Powell – Unit 144

Kasey Marlow – Unit 395

Lynn Gaskin – Unit 484

Anthony Lackey – Unit 559

Kristie Bell – Unit 585

Justin Self – Unit 625

Joseph Giamalva – Unit 34-12

Emma Anderson – Unit 247

Larry Robidoux – Unit 655

Chris Smith – Unit 715

Scott Bonner – Unit M3

Trevor Allen – Unit 610

Stephanie Chapman – Unit 705 & 775

Molly Raiann – Unit 789

Pinky Prewitt – Unit 569; 618

Southtowne Mini Warehouses

199 Woodland Drive

Rainbow City, AL. 35906

July 21 and 28, 2023

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NOTICE OF HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF: REBECCA SIMS, INCAPACITATED, 

Case #: S-3565

TO: Edwin Sims, Antonio Sims and any unknown family

Please take notice that a PETITION FOR LETTERS OF GUARDIANSHIP of the above referenced incapacitated individual was filed in the Office of the Judge of Probate, and further, that the 22 day of AUGUST 2023 at 2:00p.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 19TH DAY OF DAY OF JULY  2023

Scott Hassell

Probate Judge

July 21, 28, and August 4, 2023

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LEGAL NOTICE

The contents of Heather Noah, Unit 223 will be disposed of on July 28, 2023 for charges past due.  Briarmeade Village Mini Warehouses 409 W. Main Street Glencoe, AL, 35905

July 21 and 28, 2023

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