Legals for 7/30/2021 – 8/05/2021

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FORECLOSURE NOTICE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by the mortgage given by Heather Shaw, as Mortgagor, to G&M Homes, LLC, as Mortgagee, dated October 16, 2020, and recorded as Instrument Number 3510236, 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 4th day of August, 2021, the following described property to-wit:

Lot Number Ten (10) in Block Number Thirteen (13) in Bellevue Highlands First Addition, according to the plat or map thereof as the same appears of record in Plat Book “B”, page 286, 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 13th day of July, 2021.

G & M Homes, LLC, Mortgagee

James C. Inzer, II

Inzer, Haney, McWhorter, Haney & Skelton, LLC

Attorney for Mortgagee

July 16, 23 and 30, 2021

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain Mortgage executed by Kenneth R. Phillips, an unmarried man, to Regions Bank d/b/a Regions, dated the 26th day of December, 2013, which Mortgage was recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, in Instrument Number 3396509; The undersigned Regions Bank d/b/a Regions Mortgage as Mortgagee 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 September 1, 2021, 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:

Thirty-One (31), Thirty-Three (33), Thirty-Five (35), Thirty-Seven (37), Thirty-Eight (38), Thirty-Nine (39), Forty (40), and Forty-One (41), all in Block Seven (7), and all being in John Miles Rearrangement of Block Eight (8), in Glenwood Addition, according to the map thereof recorded in Plat Book “G”, Page 31, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama.

Being the same property conveyed to Kenneth R. Phillips from Christian L. Luker, an unmarried woman by warranty deed dated 07/18/2007 and recorded 07/20/2007 in Instrument No. 3275510, In the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama.

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

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.

SASSER, SEFTON & BROWN, P.C.

Bowdy J. Brown, Esq.   

445 Dexter Avenue, Suite 8050

Montgomery, Alabama 36104

Our File No.: 49820.893

ATTORNEYS FOR MORTGAGEE

REGIONS BANK D/B/A REGIONS MORTGAGE

MORTGAGEE

July 30, August 6  and 13, 2021

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage executed by Jason Stephens and Brittaney Rogers, to Dennis Simmons and Mary Jane Simmons, which mortgage is dated January 4, 2019, which was recorded on January 7, 2019 as Instrument Number 3478222 in the Office of the Judge of Probate, Etowah County, Alabama.

And default continuing, notice hereby is given that under the power of sale contained in said mortgage, I will, on behalf of Dennis Simmons and Mary Jane Simmons, proceed to sell on August 27, during the legal hours of sale, to-wit:

11 o’clock to 4 o’clock,, in front of the main entrance to the Etowah County Courthouse in Gadsden, Alabama, to the highest, best, and last bidder for cash, the following described real estate situated in Etowah County, Alabama, ad described as follows:

Commence at the point of intersection of the West line of the Southwest Quarter (SW ¼) of the Northeast Quarter (NE ¼), Section Twenty-Four (24), Township Eleven (11) South, Range Three (3) East of Huntsville Meridian with the South Right of Way line of U.S. Highway 278 (100 foot Right of Way) and run North 86 degrees 20 minutes 11 seconds Fast along said Right of Way for a distance of 360.00 feet to a point, said point being the point of beginning; thence continue along said Right of Way for a distance of 290 feet to a point; thence turn an angle of 90 degrees to the right and run a distance of 407 feet to a point; thence run Westerly and parallel to the South Right of Way line of Highway 278 to a point that is 399.7 feet East of the West line of said forty; thence run North 03 degrees, 34 minutes, 13 seconds for a distance of 407 feet to the point of beginning.  Said property being a portion of th Southwest Quarter (SW ¼) of the Northeast Quarter (NE ¼), Section Twenty-Four (24), Township Eleven (11) South, Range Three (3) East, Etowah County, Alabama.

Together with all improvements, tenements, hereditaments, rights, members, privileges, and appurtenances thereunto belonging, or in any way appurtenances thereunto belonging, or in any way appertaining, including all buildings, fences, trees and timber thereon.

Said sale is for the purpose of securing payment of the indebtedness secured by said mortgage, together with the costs of foreclosure. 

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

Scott F. Stewart, Esq.

Attorney for Mortgagee

/s/Scott F. Stewart

750 Forrest Avenue, Suite 213

Gadsden, AL. 35901

256-459-4835

July 30, August 6 and 13, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Regina Lynn Harwood Gresham was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 05/24/2021 Estate of Calvin Ray Gresham, 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 16, 23 and 30, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Carolyn Ann King was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 05/26/2021 Estate of William Bruce King, 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 16, 23 and 30, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Teresa Kimbril Elkins was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 05/24/2021 Estate of Margaret Tidwell Kimbril, 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 16, 23 and 30, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Sharon Matthews was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 06/01/2021 Estate of Evelyn Louise Matthews 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 16, 23 and 30, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Timothy Scott Elliott was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 05/28/2021 Estate of Glenda Marie Elliott, 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 16, 23 and 30, 2021   

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FILE CLAIMS

Regina Clayton Colvard appointed Personal Representative(s) on 06/17/2021over the Estate of Peggy Ann Clayton 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 23, 30 and August 6, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Sue M. Lynn appointed Personal Representative(s) on 06/29/2021over the Estate of Clifford Wayne Stephens 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 23, 30 and August 6, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Kristi Warren Cornutt appointed Personal Representative(s) on 07/08/2021over the Estate of Kenneth O’Neal Warren 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 23, 30 and August 6, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Jonathan M. Welch appointed Personal Representative(s) on 06/30/2021over the Estate of Charles Brown 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 23, 30 and

August 6, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Kenneth Ray Mashburn appointed Personal Representative(s) on 06/30/2021over the Estate of Patrick Lavant Mashburn 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 23, 30 and August 6, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Brenda Alyce Irvin appointed Personal Representative(s) on 06/30/2021over the Estate of James Ray Ewing 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 23, 30 and August 6, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Rhonda Leslie Pruitt Donaldson was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 06/04/2021 Estate of Charles Edwin Donaldson, 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 23, 30 and August 6, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Myron K. Allenstein was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 07/07/202 Estate of Lisa Parker Daniel, 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 23, 30 and August 6, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Angela Roden Ramey was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 06/11/2021 Estate of Helen Gail Roden, 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 23, 30 and August 6, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Sherry Lynn Gray Lea was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 05/28/2021 Estate of Bobby B. Gray, 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 23, 30 and August 6, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Roger E. Walters was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 06/10/2021 Estate of Jimmie Sue Walters, 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 23, 30 and August 6, 2021

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FILE CLAIMS

Anita C. Knight appointed Personal Representative(s) on 06/16/2021 over the Estate of Joan Marie Casella 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 23, 30 and August 6, 2021

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

The Estate of DELMA J. EUBANKS, Deceased

Case No: S-11436

TAKE NOTICE that Letters Testamentary having been granted to Teresa Lokey, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Delma J. Eubanks, on the 17th day of May, 2021,  by the Honorable Scott W. Hassell, Judge of Probate, Etowah County, Alabama.

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

Jason Knowles

Knowles & Sullivan, LLC

Attorney for Petitioner

413 Broad Street

Gadsden, AL. 35901

256-547-7200

July 16, 23 and 30, 2021

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PUBLICATION NOTICE ACTION TO QUIET TITLE

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

KENNETH MALONE, PLAINTIFF,

VS.

CASE NO.: CV-2021-900319

TERRANCE PICKENS, and wife IRENE PICKENS, and their heirs and devisees and Fictitious Defendants A, B, C and D, being those entities claiming an interest in that certain real property described below and the following described real property:

Lot 9 & 10, Block C, 1st Addition to Lincoln Park Plat Book D,  page 203, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama and bearing Parcel # 31-15-06-14-1-294.000 & 295.000

DEFENDANTS

Terrance Pickens and wife, Irene Pickens, and their heirs and devisees, if  deceased, and all others claiming any present, future, contingent, reversion or other interest in the above described property, must answer the complaint filed by Kenneth  Malone, seeking to quiet title to the property described above and for other relief within 30 days of the last publication of the notice of thereafter a judgment by default may be  rendered against them in the above styled cause. 

Done this the 8th day of July, 2021.

Cassandra Johnson,

Circuit Clerk

July 16, 23, 30 and August 6, 2021

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PUBLICATION NOTICE ACTION TO QUIET TITLE

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

WESLEY GEORGE EVANS, and JOSEPH JACKSON CARNEY,

PLAINTIFF,

VS.

CASE NO.: CV-21-900327

BRIAN KEITH GAMBLIN and ELISE J. GAMBLIN, their heirs and devisees, and LHC-3, LLC, a Utah Limited Liability Company, ) and Fictitious Defendants A, B, C and D, being those entities claiming an interest in that certain real property described below and the following described real property: To reach the point of beginning of the land to be ) described start at the Northwest comer of the SW ) 14 of the SE 14 of Section 5, Twp. 12 S, R. 5E of ) Huntsville Meridian. Thence is a southerly direction) along the west line of said forty a distance of 410 ) feet to a point, which last said point is the point of beginning of the land to be described; thence continue South 60 degrees 27 minutes East a distance of 210 feet to a point on the East side of the ) Miller’s Spring Road; thence in a Northeasterly ) Direction along the West side of said Miller’s Spring) Road a distance of 210 feet to a point; thence North) 60 degrees 27 minutes West a distance of 210 feet ) to a point; thence in a Southwesterly direction and ) parallel with said Miller’s Spring Road a distance of ) 210 feet to the point of beginning; containing one ) acre, inore or less, in the SW 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of Section 5, Twp. 12 S, R 5 E of Huntsville Meridian) and being in Etowah County, Alabama. Alabama and bearing Parcel# 31-16-03-05-0-000-026

DEFENDANTS.

Brian Keith Gamblin and Elise J. Gamblin and their heirs and devisees, if deceased, LHC-3, LLC. and all others claiming any present, future, contingent, reversion or other interest in the above described property, must answer the complaint filed by Wesley George Evans and Joseph Jackson Carney, seeking to quiet title to the property described above within 30 days of the last publication of this notice or thereafter a judgment by default may be rendered against them in the above styled cause.

Done this the 27th day of July, 2021

Cassandra Johnson

Circuit Clerk

David C. Livingston

LIVINGSTON LAW OFFICE

247 S. 8th Street

P.O. Box 1621

Gadsden, AL 35902

(256) 546-9300

July 30, August 6, 13, and 20, 2021

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PUBLICATION NOTICEACTION TO QUIET TITLE

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

THADDIUS & KIMBERLY RATLIFF,

PLAINTIFF,

vs.

CASE NO.:  CV-2021-900354

CLIFFORD A.  TERRY,

his heirs and devisees, and Fictitious Defendants A, B, C and D, being those entities claiming an interest in that certain real property described below and the following described real property:

Lot 74 in Western Hills Subdivision First Addition, Part B as recorded in Plat Book 1, page 120 Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama and bearing Parcel # 31-21-03-07-0-001-013.067

DEFENDANTS,

CLIFFORD A. TERRY, his heirs and devisees, if deceased, and all others claiming any present, future, contingent, reversion or other interest in the above described property, must answer the complaint filed by THADDISU & KIMBERLY RATLIFF, seeking to quiet title to the property described above and for other relief within 30 days of the last publication date of this notice of thereafter a judgment by default may be rendered against them in the above styles cause. 

Done this the 27th day of July, 2021.

Cassandra Johnson

Circuit Clerk

David C. Livingston

LIVINGSTON LAW OFFICE

247 S. 8th Street

P.O. Box 1621

Gadsden, AL 35902

(256) 546-9300

July 30, August 6, 13, and 20, 2021

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NOTICE TO FILE CLAIMS

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE:  The Estate of Winford Edmondson

Deceased

Case No. S-11460

Take notice that Letters of Testamentary having been granted to LOIS EDMONDSON HEARN, as Personal Representative of the Estate of WINFORD EDMONDSON, deceased, on the 11th day of June, 2021, by this Court. 

Notice is hereby given that all persons having claims against said estate are hereby required to present the same within the time allowed by law, or the same will be barred. 

Scott W. Hassell

Probate Judge

July 23, 30 and August 6, 2021

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

THE ESTATE OF THOMAS WOODROD STEPHENS,

Deceased

TAKE NOTICE that LETTERS TESTAMENTARY having been granted to Glenn Oren Stephens, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Thomas Woodrow Stephens, on the 7th day of June, 2021, by the Honorable Scott Hassell, Judge of Probate, Etowah County, Alabama.

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

Jason Knowles

Knowles & Sullivan, LLC

Attorney for Petitioner

413 Broad Street

Gadsden, AL. 35901

256-547-7200

July 23, 30 and August 6, 2021

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NOTICE OF PROPOSED VACATION OF NORTH 17TH STREET BETWEEN WEST MEIGHAN

BOULEVARD AND ALABAMA AVENUE

A declaration has been received by the City of Gadsden for the vacation of right of way, described as follows:

All of the Seventeenth Street right-of-way lying between Blocks Five and Six of the Interurban Land Company’s 1st Addition to Gadsden, Alabama, as recorded in Plat Book “B,” Page 206, of the Probate Office of Etowah County, Alabama.

A resolution granting assent to tahis vacation will be considered by the City Council at its meeting on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, at 11:00 a.m., in the Council Chamber at City Hall, 90 Broad Street.  Objections to the passage of the resolution will be heard at that time.  A map of the proposed vacation will be available for public inspection during regular business hours in the Engineering Department, third floor, City Hall

Iva Nelson

City Clerk

July 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2021 

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RESOLUTION NO. R-159-21

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                       

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

1602 LITCHFIELD AVENUE in District 1 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

A tract of land described as beginning where the Northwest line of Lot Number 2 in Block “A” intersects the Northeast line of Litchfield Avenue, and from thence run in a Southeasterly direction along the Northeast line of Litchfield Avenue a distance of 66 feet; thence deflect an angle of 90 degrees to the left and run in a Northeasterly direction, parallel with the Northwest line of said Lot Number 2 to a point in the Northerly line thereof, thence in a Westerly direction along the Northerly line of said lot to where the same intersects the Northwest line of said Lot; thence deflect an angle of 40 degrees 16 minutes to the left and run in a Southwesterly direction along the Northwest line of said lot a distance of 129.85 feet to the point of beginning, said description embracing what is commonly known as the Northwest 66 feet of Lot Number 2 in Block “A” in J. W. Johnson’s Subdivision to East Gadsden, according to the map thereof recorded in Plat Book “D”, pages 10 and 11, in the Office of the Judge of the Probate and lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama and being subject to the rights of Alabama Power Company described in Deed Record “7-K”, Page 154, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama.

is a nuisance and ordered its abatement; and

Whereas, as required by the City Code, notice of a public hearing has been given to JOAN M. GUTIERREZ and GILLERMO V. GUTIERREZ, 1602 LITCHFIELD AVENUE, GADSDEN, AL.

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GADSDEN, ALABAMA, as follows:

1. The Council finds that the structure constitutes a nuisance in violation of the City Code and should be abated.

2. The Building Official is authorized to abate the nuisance by removing or repairing said structure and to give notice of this decision in accordance with the City Code.

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden, Alabama, at an open public meeting held on July 20, 2021.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk   

July 30, 2021

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RESOLUTION NO. R-160-21

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                       

Whereas, the Building Official has determined that the property or condition located at 996 HOOKS LAKE ROAD in District 2 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as: 

LT 4 BLK 1 TIMBERLANE ADD PLAT G-265 35-11-6

Tax ID#: 10-07-35-1-000-036.001   

is a nuisance and ordered its abatement; and

Whereas, as required by the Code of Ordinances, notice of a public hearing has been given to LISA WELLS, 700 HUTCHINS AVENUE, GADSDEN, AL, 996 HOOKS LAKE ROAD, GADSDEN, AL.

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY   

OF GADSDEN, ALABAMA, as follows:

1. The Council finds that the property constitutes a nuisance in violation of the Code Ordinances and should be abated.

2. The Building Official is authorized to abate the nuisance by removing said nuisance and to give notice of this decision in accordance with the Code Ordinances.

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden, Alabama, at a meeting held on July 20, 2021.                                    

Iva Nelson, City Clerk       

July 30, 2021       

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RESOLUTION NO. R-161-21

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                      

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

1121 LITCHFIELD AVENUE in District 2 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot 26, Block 44, Residential Subdivision Number 2, of Garden City, according to the map thereof as recorded in Plat Book “C”, Pages 410-411, in the Probate Office if Etowah County, Alabama, and lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.

is a nuisance and ordered its abatement; and

Whereas, as required by the City Code, notice of a public hearing has been given to RAYMOND ANTHONY, P.O. BOX 2664, GADSDEN, AL, subject to a mortgage in favor of AIA SURETY, 26560 AGOURA ROAD, CALABASAS, CA, and KELVIN HAMPTON.

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GADSDEN, ALABAMA, as follows:

1. The Council finds that the structure constitutes a nuisance in violation of the City Code and should be abated.

2. The Building Official is authorized to abate the nuisance by removing or repairing said structure and to give notice of this decision in accordance with the City Code.

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden, Alabama, at an open public meeting held on July 20, 2021.                                     

Iva Nelson, City Clerk   

July 30, 2021

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RESOLUTION NO. R-162-21

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                      

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

1002 SPRUCE STREET in District 5 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

All that portion of Lot Number Fifteen (15) lying South of Foster Avenue, and All of Lot Number Sixteen (16), all in Block Number Four (4) in Weedlawn Addition to Gadsden, according to the map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book “A”, Page 15, Probate Office, Etowah County, and lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, together with all improvements located thereon.

is a nuisance and ordered its abatement; and

Whereas, as required by the City Code, notice of a public hearing has been given to AUBREY RANDALL HIGGINS and wife BOBBIE JEAN M. HIGGINS, 202 ROSELAND DRIVE, RAINBOW CITY, AL.

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GADSDEN, ALABAMA, as follows:

1. The Council finds that the structure constitutes a nuisance in violation of the City Code and should be abated.

2. The Building Official is authorized to abate the nuisance by removing or repairing said structure and to give notice of this decision in accordance with the City Code.

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden, Alabama, at an open public meeting held on July 20, 2021.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk   

July 30, 2021

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PUBLIC HEARING CITY OF ATTALLA

The city of Attalla will hold a public hearings to discuss remedies for nuisance/abatement cases that will come before the Attalla City Council on August 16th, 2021 at City Hall, at 5:00 PM, located at 612 4th Street NW., Attalla, Alabama.  The following addresses will be discussed.

707 3rd St NW

921 Cleveland Ave.

802 1st Street NW.

915 Cleveland Ave.

409 Morgan Dr.

203 Case Ave.

July 30, August 6 and 13, 2021

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LEGAL NOTICE

The Attalla Housing Authority (AHA) is currently developing a 5-year and annual plan and Capital Fund Program planning for 2022. The 5-year plan describes the mission of this agency and the agency’s long-range goals and objectives for achieving its mission over the next five years. The annual plan provides details about the agency’s immediate operations, modernization program, program participants, programs and services. The Capital Fund Program outlines the property physical needs for the upcoming year. The 5-year and Annual Plans and capital fund program supporting documents are available for inspection by the public at 904 9th Street SW, which is the main office of the AHA. The documents may be reviewed Monday- Thursday between the hours of 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, which is the normal business hours of the AHA. The AHA is soliciting comments on these plans and all comments must be submitted, in writing, and comments will be accepted until 4:00 pm on Thursday, September 30, 2021.  Also, there will be a Public Hearing held to review and discuss all mentioned plans at 10:00 am, Tuesday October 5th, 2021 at the AHA’s Main Office located 904 9th Street SW, Attalla, AL 35954. All comments and suggestions concerning the AHA’s 5-year and annual plan and Capital Fund Program will be considered for inclusion into the plans of the AHA

July 30, August 6 and 13, 2021

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NOTICE OF SEALED BIDS TO BE RECEIVED

SEALED BIDS WILL BE RECEIVED BY THE CITY OF SOUTHSIDE AT THE CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS LOCATED AT 2255 ALABAMA HIGHWAY 77, SOUTHSIDE, ALABAMA 35907, UNTIL 4:00 P.M., AUGUST 23, 2021, AND AT THAT TIME PUBLICLY OPENED FOR CONSTRUCTING THE FOLLOWING: CIP:21-002-POWELL STREET DETENTION POND. THE  PRINCIPAL ITEMS OF WORK ARE APPROXIMATELY AS FOLLOWS: 1 LS – MOBILZATION (600A-000), 735 LF – SILT FENCE (665J-002), 50 LF – WATTLES (665Q-002), 30 LF – REMOVING PIPE (206D-000), 4 AC – CLEARING & GRUBBIBNG (201A-001), 50,867 CY – UNCLASSIFIED EXCAVATION (LOOSE TRUCKBED MEASUREMENT, 210A-000), 3227 CY – TOPSOIL (STOCKPILED ONSITE,650A-001), 4 AC – SEEDING (652A-100), 4 AC – MULCHING (656A-010), 2 CY – MINOR STRUCTURE CONCRETE (620A-001), 1 EACH – DETENTION POND INLET STRUCTURE W/ GRATE (621D-100). BIDS MUST BE SUBMITTED ON COMPLETE ORIGINAL PROPOSALS MADE AVAILABLE BY THE OWNER. BID DOCUMENTS (INCLUDING PLANS AND PROPOSALS) ARE AVAILABLE AT SOUTHSIDE CITY CLERK’S OFFICE UPON PAYMENT OF A REFUNDABLE (IF PLANS ARE RETURNED IN REUSABLE CONDITION WITHIN 10 DAYS OF BID OPENING) DEPOSIT OF $50.00. CHECKS SHALL BE MADE PAYABLE TO THE CITY OF SOUTHSIDE

Posted this the 28th day of July, 2021

Cynthia B. Osborne, City Clerk

July 30, August 6 and 13, 2021

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NOTICE OF ADOPTION

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION PETITION OF JASON CALVIN CLINE and MELLONEE DOGGETT CLINE

Case No.: A-1746

NOTICE TO:  BILLY CHRISTOPHER, whose whereabouts are unknown and the biological father of L.D.C., born in Etowah County, Alabama on May 18, 2015, to J.M. the natural mother.

Please take notice that a Petition For Adoption has been filed in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama by Jason Calvin Cline and Mellonee Doggett Cline and that the Hearing is set for the 8th day of September, 2021 at 11:00 A.M.

Please be advised that if you intend to contest this adoption you must file a written response within thirty (30) days of the date of the last publication herein with counsel for said Petitioner whose address is shown below and with the Clerk of the said Probate Court, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

This the 9th day of July, 2021.

Scott Hassell

Probate Judge

Attorney for Petitioners:

Joshua B. Sullivan

Knowles & Sullivan, LLC

413 Broad Street

Gadsden, AL. 35901

July 16, 23, 30 and August 6, 2021

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PUBLICATION NOTICE

IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION PETITION

NOTICE TO:  SAMUEL ZAVALA AND/OR UNKNOWN FATHER

ADDRESS:  UNKNOWN

You will take notice that a Petition For Adoption of a child born to Latoria Shanteka Hooks, was filed on June 7, 2021 and is set to be heard on the 8th day of September 2021 at 10:00 AM alleging that the whereabouts of the presumed father, Samuel Zavala are unknown and/or the identity of the natural parent of the said minor child is unknown and has not been disclosed to the Court, and whose relationship of said unknown or undisclosed natural parent to the aforesaid minor child is that of putative father.  The minor child’s date of birth is:  July 29, 2020.

Please be advised that if you should intend to contest this adoption, you must file a written response within thirty (30) days of the date of the last publication herein with counsel for said Petitioners, whose name and address is shown below, and with the Clerk of the Probate Court or Etowah County, Alabama,  P.O. Box 187, Gadsden, AL. 35902.

Attorney for the Petitioner:

Gerald Maxwell, Esquire

821 Tuscaloosa Avenue

Gadsden, AL. 35901

This the 12th day of July, 2021

Scott Hassell

Probate Judge

July 16, 23, 30 and August 6, 2021

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NOTICE OF CUSTODY AND CHILD SUPPORT ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

MIGDALIA ASUNCION ALEGRIA SOLARES, PLAINTIFF

VS.

JOSE ZARATE, DEFENDANT

CASE NO: CS-21-900124

JOSE ZARATE, whose whereabouts is unknown, must answer the complaint of MIGDALIA ASUNCION ALEGRIA SOLARES, seeking a custody, child support and other relief thirty (30) days after the last publication date, or thereafter a judgment by default may be rendered against him in Civil Action No.: CS-21-900124.00 District Court of Etowah County, Alabama. 

Dated this the 20th day of July 2021.

Cassandra Johnson

Circuit Clerk

July 30, August 6, 13, and 20, 2021

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-21-900282-WBO

STATE OF ALABAMA, ex rel: Etowah County Drug Enforcement Unit,

PLAINTIFF

VS.

$3,412.00 U.S. Currency

DEFENDANT

In Re:  Eddy J. Hill

TO ANY PERSON, CORPORATION OR OTHER ENTITY CLAIMING AN OWNER’S BONA FIDE INTEREST IN THE HEREINABOVE DESCRIBED CURRENCY:

WHEREAS, the State of Alabama has filed its complaint in the above-described action seeking condemnation, forfeiture and ultimate disposition of the above described currency.  You are hereby notified that you must answer said Complaint by the 17th day of September 2021.  Failure to file such answer shall result in your loss of any claimed owner’s or other interest in said currency.

DONE this the 12th day of June 2021

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

July 23, 30, August 6 and 13, 2021

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-21-900285-CDR

STATE OF ALABAMA, ex rel: Etowah County Drug Enforcement Unit,

PLAINTIFF

VS.

$1,595.00 U.S. Currency

DEFENDANT

In Re:  Roderick Montize Orr

TO ANY PERSON, CORPORATION OR OTHER ENTITY CLAIMING AN OWNER’S BONA FIDE INTEREST IN THE HEREINABOVE DESCRIBED CURRENCY:

WHEREAS, the State of Alabama has filed its complaint in the above-described action seeking condemnation, forfeiture and ultimate disposition of the above described currency.  You are hereby notified that you must answer said Complaint by the 17th day of September 2021.  Failure to file such answer shall result in your loss of any claimed owner’s or other interest in said currency.

DONE this the 12th day of June 2021

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

July 23, 30, August 6 and 13, 2021

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NOTICE OF SALE

Notice is hereby given that the contents of the following storage buildings will be sold by Off Campus Storage at 10:00 AM on August 6, 2021 at 474 George Wallace Drive, Gadsden, AL. 35093.

Deroyal Jones – #103

July 23 and 30, 2021

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LEGAL NOTICE

The following storage units will be auctioned on August 12, 2021 beginning at 10:00am on the business premises of Southtowne Mini Warehouses.  Southtowne is located at 199 Woodland Drive, off of Steele Station Road in Rainbow City, Alabama.

Jose Castillo – Unit 244

Emily Bellew – Unit 445

Nancy King – Unit 468

Michael Maxwell – Unit 606

Tyler Johnson – Unit 6-8

Heather Crawford – Unit 680

Southtowne Mini Warehouse

199 Woodland Drive

Rainbow City, AL. 35906

July 30 and August 6, 2021

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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 9/03/2021.

2002 Pontiac Grand Prix  – VIN: 1G2WK52J 72F103721

Matt’s Towing

927 5th Avenue NE

Attalla, AL 35954

(256) 485-8755

July 30 and August 6, 2021

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