Legals for 8/12/2022 – 8/18/2022

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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 Joseph  Marks to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as mortgagee, as nominee for M&T Bank, its successors and assigns dated February 28, 2008; said mortgage being recorded on March 24, 2008, as Instrument No. 3290779 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama. Said Mortgage was last sold, assigned and transferred to Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, as Trustee for the benefit of the Freddie Mac Seasoned Loans Structured Transaction Trust, Series 2021-2 in Instrument 3542816 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama.

The undersigned, Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, as Trustee for the benefit of the Freddie Mac Seasoned Loans Structured Transaction Trust, Series 2021-2, 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 14th day of September, 2022 the following property, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

Lots Number Seven (7), Eight (8), Nine (9), and Ten (10), Block Number Fourteen (14), Bellevue Highlands, First Addition, as recorded in Plat Book “B,” Pages 286-290, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama

Said property is commonly known as 217 Carol Ave, Gadsden, AL 35904.

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.

FEDERAL HOME LOAN MORTGAGE CORPORATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE FREDDIE MAC SEASONED LOANS STRUCTURED TRANSACTION TRUST, SERIES 2021-2

as holder of said mortgage

McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC

Two North Twentieth

2 20th Street North, Suite 1000

Birmingham, AL 35203

(800) 275-7171

FT21@mccalla.com

File No. 22-03188AL

www.foreclosurehotline.net

August 5, 12 and 19, 2022

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

STATE OF ALABAMA, COUNTY OF ETOWAH                                                                    

Default having been made under the terms of that certain mortgage executed by Danny Lynn Guest and wife, Donna Lynn Guest, on the 16th day of February, 2017 to The Exchange Bank of Alabama which said mortgage is recorded in the Probate Office of Etowah County, Alabama, in Instrument Number 3446874, and by reason of such default, having declared all of the indebtedness secured by said mortgage due and payable, and such default continuing, notice is hereby given that, acting under the power of sale contained in said mortgage, The Exchange Bank of Alabama will sell at public outcry, for cash, to the highest bidder, before the north entrance of the Courthouse in the City of Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, at 1:00 p.m. or otherwise during the legal hours of sale on September 6th, 2022 the following described real estate situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

PARCEL ONE:

A tract or parcel of land described as beginning at the Northwest corner of the NW ¼ of the SE ¼, and from thence run East and along the North line of said forty to the Northeast line of the Guest Private Road; thence run in a Southeasterly direction and along the Northeasterly line of said road to the Northwesterly line of the Duck Springs Road; thence run in a Southwesterly direction and along the Northwesterly line of said road to the West line of said forty; thence run North and along the West line of said forty to the point of beginning, said description embracing a portion of the Northwest Quarter (NW ¼) of the Southeast Quarter (SE ¼), in Section Thirty-Two (32), Township Ten (10) South, Range Six (6), East of Huntsville Meridian, Etowah County, Alabama.

Tax Parcel #:               03-09-32-0-000-006.000

Property Address:       7877 Duck Springs Road, Attalla, AL 35954

PARCEL TWO:

The Northwest ¼ of the Northeast ¼, and all that part of the East ½ of the Northwest ¼ lying Northeast of the Whitesboro to Duck Springs County Road, in Section 31, Township 10 South, Range 6 East of the Huntsville Meridian, Etowah County, Alabama.

Tax Parcel #:               03-09-31-0-000-002.000

Property address:        Leeth Gap Road, Attalla, AL 35954

PARCEL FOUR:

For a point of beginning, commence at a point in the West line of the NW ¼ of the SE ¼, which said point is 220 feet South measured along the West line of said forty from the Northwest corner thereof; thence run East and parallel with the North line of said forty to the Northeast line of the Guest private road, which said point is in the Northwest line of the Duck Springs Road; and from said point of beginning, run in a Northeasterly direction and along the Northwesterly line of said Duck Springs Road to the North line of said forty; thence run West and along the North line of said forty to the Northeast line of said Guest private road; thence run in a Southeasterly direction and along the Northeasterly line of said Guest private road to the point of beginning, said description embracing all those portions of the Northwest ¼ of the Southeast ¼ lying Northeast of the Northeast line of the Guest private road and Northwest of the Northwest line of the Duck Springs Road, in Section 32, Township 10 South, Range 6 East of the Huntsville Meridian, in Etowah County, Alabama.

Tax Parcel #:               03-09-32-0-000-006.002

Property address:        1.1 +/- vacant acres, Duck Springs Road,                                          Attalla, AL 35954

PARCEL FIVE:

Tract One:

Commence at the SE corner of Section 32, Township 10 South, Range 6 East, thence North 87 degrees 30 minutes West 2000 feet to the SE bank of Wills Creek; thence North 52 degrees 30 minutes West 1650 feet; thence North 87 degrees 15 minutes West 1950 feet to a stake in the West section line; thence North 3 degrees 30 minutes West 400 feet to a point; thence turn right and run South 87 degrees 15 minutes East and run in an Easterly direction to a point in the West R/W line of Walden Road and being the point of beginning; thence turn 180 degrees and run back to the point on the West line of said Section; thence turn right and run North along the West line 400 feet to a point; thence turn right South 87 degrees 15 minutes East and run to a point in the West R/W of Walden Road; thence turn right and run in a Southeasterly direction along the Walden Road R/W to the point of beginning and embracing a portion of the North ½ of the SW ¼ of Section 32, Township 10 South, Range 6 East, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama.

Tax parcel #:               03-09-32-0-000-006.008

Property address:        Walden Hollow Road, Attalla, AL 35954

Tract Two:

Commence at the SE corner of Section 32, Township 10 South, Range 6 East, thence North 87 degrees 30 minutes West 2000 feet to the SE bank of Wills Creek; thence North 52 degrees 30 minutes West to a point in the East R/W line of Duck Springs Road; thence turn right and run along said R/W 340 feet to a point being the point of beginning; thence turn right and run in a Easterly Southeasterly direction to a point on the East 40 line of the SE ¼ of the SE ¼ which is 360 feet North of the SE corner of Section 32, Township 10 South, Range 6 East, the original commencement point; thence turn left and run 960 feet more or less to the NE corner of the SE ¼ of the SE ¼ of Section 32, Township 10 South, Range 6 East; thence turn left North 87 degrees 15 minutes West and run 2640 feet to a point; thence turn right and run North 52 degrees 30 minutes West to a point in the Easterly R/W of Duck Springs Road; thence turn left and run Southwesterly along said R/W and to the point of beginning and embracing a portion of the South ½ of the SE ¼ and the East ½ of the SW ¼ of Section 32, Township 10 South, Range 6 East, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama.

Tax parcel #:               03-09-32-0-000-006.003

Property address:        Duck Springs Road, Attalla, AL 35954

For informational purposes only the street addresses shown above are not a part of the legal descriptions and in the event of any discrepancy the legal description described in this notice shall control.

Together with the hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging and all fixtures now attached to and used in connection with the premises herein described.

Said sale will be subject to the right of way easements and restrictions of record in the Probate Office of Etowah County, Alabama, and will be subject to existing special assessments, if any, which might adversely affect the title to subject property.

Said property will be sold on an “As Is, Where Is” basis without warranty or recourse, express or implied as to title, use and/or enjoyment. Neither the mortgagee, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized representative of the mortgagee make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any physical, environmental, health or safety conditions existing in, on, at or relating to the property offered for sale.  Any and all responsibilities or liabilities arising out of or in any way relating to any such condition, including those suggested by Code of Ala. ( 1975) §35-4-271, are expressly disclaimed.

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.

Said sale will be made for the purpose of paying the indebtedness secured by the above-described mortgage, and the proceeds thereof will be applied as provided by the terms of said mortgage.  The successful bidder must tender a non-refundable deposit of Twenty-Five Thousand and 00/100 Dollars ($25,000.00) in certified funds made payable to Reynolds, Reynolds & Little, LLC at the time and place of the sale.  The balance of the purchase price must be paid in certified funds or by wire transfer by noon the next business day at the Law Office of Reynolds, Reynolds & Little, LLC at the address indicated below unless prior to said sale Reynolds, Reynolds & Little, LLC has agreed to a later date for the tender of the balance of the purchase price.  The Mortgagee reserves the right to bid for and purchase the real estate and to credit its purchase price against the expenses of sale and the indebtedness secured by the real estate.

The failure of any high bidder to pay the purchase price and close this sale shall, at the option of Mortgagee, be cause for rejection of the bid, and if the bid is rejected, Mortgagee shall have the option of making the sale to the next highest bidder who is able, capable and willing to comply with the terms thereof.

This sale is subject to postponement or cancellation.          

The Exchange Bank of Alabama

Mortgagee

Robert P. Reynolds

REYNOLDS, REYNOLDS & LITTLE, LLC

Attorneys for Mortgagee

2115 11th Street

Post Office Box 2863

Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35403-2863

Telephone:  205-391-0073

File No. 18.0039-A

August 12, 19 and 26, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Sun Hale was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 06/08/2022 to the Estate of Levy Ansley, 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 29, August 5 and 12, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Raley L. Wiggins was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 06/06/2022 over the Estate of Melvin Eugene Smith, 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 29, August 5 and 12, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Scott Patrick Whitehead was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 06/10/2022 to the Estate of Dennis Leslie Whitehead, 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 29, August 5 and 12, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Nicole Scott was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 06/02/2022 Estate of Lucille Louise Scott, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

July 29, August 5 and 12, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Karen Duke White was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 06/02/2022 to the Estate of Millie Singleton Garmon, 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 29, August 5 and 12, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Mary T. Keener was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 06/01/2022 to the Estate of Larry H. Keener, 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 29, August 5 and 12, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Debra Lee was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 06/15/2022 over the Estate of Rickey Glenn Lee, Sr., deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

July 29, August 5 and 12, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Gordon Artis Moon was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 06/15/2022 to the Estate Judith Carol Moon, 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

August 5, 12 and 19, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

William Hannah was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 06/16/2022 to the Estate of James Hannah, 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

August 5, 12 and 19, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Olivia Harris was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 06/28/2022 to the Estate of Eunice Leverne Beasley, 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

August 5, 12 and 19, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Judy C. Banner was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 07/12/2022 to the Estate of William Edward Wise, 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

August 5, 12 and 19, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Jacob Millican was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 06/27/2022 to the Estate of Mary Joan Cagle, 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

August 5, 12 and 19, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Robert W. Head, Jr. was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 06/17/2022 to the Estate of Virginia Louise Head, 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

August 5, 12 and 19, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Michael T. Nix was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 06/03/2022 to the Estate of Mary Aderhold Nix, 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

August 5, 12 and 19, 2022

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NOTICE OF HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE:  DAVID FRED HODGES, JR.

ALLEGED INCAPACITATED,

CASE # I-303

TO:  Any and all relatives of DAVID FRED HODGES, JR.

Please take notice that a PETITION FOR LETTERS OF GUARSIANSHIP AND CONSERVATORSHIP was filed in the Office of the Judge of Probate, and further, that the 30th day of August, 2022 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 22ND DAY OF JULY 2022.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

July 29, August 5 and 12, 2022

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NOTICE OF HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE:  JOHN ALAN GIOE,

DECEASED,

CASE # S-11723

TO: ANY AND ALL INTERESTED PARTIES

Please take notice that a Petition to Sell Real Property was filed in the Office of the Judge of Probate, and further, that the 29th day of August, 2022 at 11:00 a.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 26TH DAY OF JULY 2022

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

July 29, August 5 and 12, 2022

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NOTICE OF HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE:  CALVIN E. HARRIS,

ALLEGED INCAPACITATED,

CASE # I-306

TO:  Any and all relatives of CALVIN E. HARRIS

Please take notice that a PETITION FOR LETTERS OF GUARDIANSHIP AND CONSERVATORSHIP was filed in the Office of the Judge or Probate, and further, that the 6th day of September, 2022 at 2:30 p.m. was appointed a day and time for hearing on said Petition, thereof at which time you may appear and support and/or contest the Petition, if you so choose.

DONE THIS THE 27TH DAY OF JULY 2022

Scott W. Hassell

Probate Judge

July 29, August 5 and 12, 2022

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NOTICE OF HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE:  BETTY SUE LEFTWICH, DECEASED

CASE # S-11952

TO:  Raydell Beard, Sheila Moore, Gary Ford, Donna Wood, Rhonda Stephens, Tonya Stephens, and Amy Stephens

Whose addresses are unknown:

Please take notice that a Petition to Probate Will was filed in the Office of the Judge of Probate, and further, that the 30th day of August, 2022 at 2:30 PM was appointed a day and time for hearing on said Petition, thereof at which time you may appear an support and/or contest the Petition, if you so choose.

DONE THIS THE 2ND DAY OF AUGUST 2022

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

August 5, 12 and 19, 2022

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NOTICE OF HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE:  MARGARET E. REEVES, DECEASED

CASE # S-11947

TO:  SHEILA ANN WISE AND JIMMY LAMAR PALMER

Whose addresses are unknown:

Please take notice that a Petition to Probate Will was filed in the Office of the Judge of Probate, and further, that the 13th day of September, 2022 at 11:00 AM was appointed a day and time for hearing on said Petition, thereof at which time you may appear an support and/or contest the Petition, if you so choose.

DONE THIS THE 5th DAY OF AUGUST 2022

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

August 12, 19 and 26, 2022

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NOTICE OF HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE:  W.C. CHAPMAN, DECEASED

CASE # S-11090

TO:  WALDEN CRAIG CHAPMAN AND BORIS CHAPMAN

Whose addresses are unknown:

Please take notice that a Petition to Probate Will was filed in the Office of the Judge of Probate, and further, that the 13th day of September, 2022 at 10:30 AM was appointed a day and time for hearing on said Petition, thereof at which time you may appear an support and/or contest the Petition, if you so choose.

DONE THIS THE 5th DAY OF AUGUST 2022

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

August 12, 19 and 26, 2022

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LEGAL NOTICE

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ST. CLAIR COUNTY, ALABAMA

SOUTHERN JUDICIAL DIVISION AT PELL CITY

IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF FRANCES BUSH, DECEASED

CASE NO. S 2022-331

DONNA ARMSTRONG,

EXECUTRIX.

The Petitioner, DONNA ARMSTRONG, by and through her counsel of record, having made a Motion for Service of Publication, stating that CLAY MADDOX, next of kin of Frances Bush, deceased is avoiding service, and it appearing that the Petitioner has filed in this court her Petition to Probate the Last Will and Testament of the decedent and Petition for Letters Testamentary, and the said CLAY MADDOX, is required to receive notice of the hearing on said Petitions, it is,

ORDERED AND ADJUDGED that the said CLAY MADDOX, be and hereby is notified that DONNA ARMSTRONG, filed in the Probate Court of St. Clair County, Alabama a Petition for the probate and record in said court of a certain paper writing, purporting to be the Last Will and Testament of Frances Bush, deceased, and on that day the said Will was filed in said Probate Court. CLAY MADDOX is further notified that the 25TH day of August, 2022, at 9:30 o’clock a .m. has been set and appointed as the day for the hearing of said Petition and the taking of testimony in support thereof, at which time you can appear and contest the same if you see proper.

DONE AND ORDERED this the 22nd day of July, 2022

Andrew Weathington,

Probate Judge

July 29, August 5 and 12, 2022

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LEGAL NOTICE

FAMILY SAVINGS CREDIT UNION, PLAINTIFF

V.

JOSEPH SCOTT MOON, DEFENDANT

CASE NO.: SM90X4901199

This is to advise that a complaint has been filed against defendant, Joseph Scott Moon, in the District Court of Etowah County, Alabama, in the above referenced case. Defendant is required to answer on or by the 21st day of August, 2022, with a copy of said answer being served upon Dana L. Rice, Attorney for Plaintiff, at P. O. Box 129, Gadsden, AL 35902, or thereafter a judgment by default may be entered against said defendant.

Done this 13th day of July 2022.

Cassandra Johnson

Circuit Clerk

July 22, 29, August 5 and 12, 2022

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NOTICE OF CUSTODY PROCEEDINGS

IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

ROMERO JUAREZ LEIBY MARILY                                  

Plaintiff/Mother                                                        

v.s.

CASE NO: CS-2022-900053.00

PEREZ ORDONEZ CLARO.                                 

Defendant/Father                                                   

CLARO PEREZ ORDONEZ, whose whereabouts are unknown, must answer to the Complaint and other relief by the 12th day of September 2022 or, thereafter, a judgment by default may be rendered against him in Case No.: CS-22-900053.00 in the District Court of Etowah County, Alabama.

Attorney for Plaintiff:

Lorena Ibarra, Esq.

Law Office of Lorena Ibarra

200 Lorna Square Suite 221

Hoover, AL 35216

Phone: 205-848-2700

Fax: 256-848-2888

July 22, 29, August 5 and 12, 2022

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LEGAL NOTICE

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF LIBERTY COUNTY

STATE OF

GEORGIA

KRYSTAL K. SWAIN, PLAINTIFF

VS.

CIVIL ACTION NO.: SUV2022000154

DAMETRIUS SWAIN, DEFENDANT.

NOTICE OF SUMMONS  – SERVICE BY PUBLICATION

TO:  DAMETRUIS SWAIN, Defendant named above:

You are hereby notified that the above-styled action seeking Divorce was filed against you in said court on March 1, 2022, and by reason of an Order for Service of Summons by Publication entered by the Court on July 27, 2022, you are hereby commanded and required to file with the Clerk of said Court and serve upon Plaintiff’s Attorney, Juanita Holsey Bostick, whose address is The Holsey Law Firm, LLC, P.O. Box 132, Jesup, GA 31598 an answer to the Complaint within sixty (60) days of the date of the order for service by publication.  If you fail to do so, judgment will be taken against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint.

Witness the Honorable D. Jay Stewart, Judge of Liberty County Superior Court.

This 4th day of August, 2022.

Clerk of Superior Court

Liberty County, Georgia

August 12, 19, 26 and September 2, 2022                                              

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LEGAL ZONING NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, the 25th of August, 2022, at 8:30 a.m., the Board of Adjustment of the City of Gadsden will hold a public hearing in the City Council Chamber, First Floor, at City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama to give all persons who desire an opportunity to be heard in opposition to or in favor of the following requests:

“A request for variance to allow an open carport that is located approximately one foot from the side property line in an R-1, One-Family Residence District on the following described property:

Lot Four in Block Two of Broadview Addition, as recorded in Plat Book “C,” Page 371, in the Probate Office of Etowah County, Alabama (street address being 217 East Walnut Street).”

“A request for special exception to operate a residential rental business to be listed on appropriate sites for traveler accommodation, corporate housing and short-term rentals in an R-1, One-Family Residence District on the following described property:

Begin at the Northwest corner of Lot No. Six, Block B of the Forest Hills Addition, and run Southerly along the West line of Lot No. Six, also being the East ROW line of Newton Avenue a distance of 50’; thence deflect 92°1’ left and run a distance of 138.24’ to a point on the East line of Lot No. Eight, Block B; thence deflect 88°06’ left and run Northerly along the East line of Lots No. Eight and Six, Block B, also being the Westerly line of an alley a distance of 85’ to the Northeast corner of Lot No. Six; thence deflect 106°11’30” left and run Westerly along the Northerly line of Lot No. Six a distance of 143.96’ to the Northwest corner of Lots No. Six and the point of beginning.  Said parcel of land being a portion of Lots No. Six and Eight, Block B, as recorded in Plat Book “A,” Page 39, in the Etowah County Probate Office (street address being 904 Newton Street).”

“A request for special exception to operate a residential rental business to be listed on appropriate sites for traveler accommodation, short-term rentals and corporate housing in an R-1, One-Family Residence District on the following described property:

Lot No. Six in Block No. 13 of the Goodyear Park Addition to East Gadsden, Alabama, as recorded in Plat Book “C,” Page 84, in the Probate Office of Etowah County, Alabama (street address being 1006 State Street).”

August 5 and 12, 2022

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LEGAL ZONING NOTICE

At a regular meeting of the City Council of Gadsden to be held in the Council Chamber at City Hall, First Floor, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama on Tuesday, September 6, 2022, commencing at 11:00 a.m., a public hearing will be held to consider the adoption of an ordinance substantially as follows:

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF GADSDEN, ALABAMA, that the Official Zoning Map of the City of Gadsden adopted by Ordinance No. O-02-82, as amended, is hereby further amended by changing the zoning classification district for the following described property from R-1, One-Family Residence District to B-1, Neighborhood Business District:

Starting at a point where the southeast line of lot eight intersects the southwest line of said lot and from thence run in a northwesterly direction along the southwest line of lot eight and three for a distance of 260’ to a point in the southeast right-of-way of Rainbow Drive, as shown by the map thereof on file in the Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama; thence deflect to the right at an angle of 90°00’ and run in a northeasterly direction along said right-of-way for a distance of 40’ to a point, this being the point of beginning; thence turn an angle off 90°00’ to the right and run a distance of 150’ to a point; thence turn an angle of 90°00’ to the left and run a distance of 118’, ±, to a point in the right-of-way of Country Club Road; thence run along the right-of-way of Country Club Road in a northeasterly direction a distance of 182’, ±, to a point; thence turn an angle of 124ø38’ to the left and run 221.77’ to the point of beginning (street address being 1900 Rainbow Drive).”

Iva Nelson

City Clerk

August 12 and 19, 2022.

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LEGAL ZONING NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that on the 24th day of August, 2022 at 4:00 p.m., the Planning Commission of the City of Gadsden will hold a regularly scheduled public hearing in the Council Chamber at City Hall, First Floor, 90 Broad Street to give all persons who desire an opportunity to be heard, in opposition to or in favor of, the following requests:

“A request for approval of a Preliminary Plat Phase I & II of Tovonia Estates Subdivision.”

“A request for approval of a Preliminary Plat for the Gadsden Mall Subdivision Re-plat 1st Addition.”

“A request for special exception to operate a residential rental business to be listed on appropriate sites for traveler accommodation, corporate housing and short-term rentals in an R-1, One-Family Residence District on the following described property:

Begin at the Northwest corner of Lot No. Six, Block B of the Forest Hills Addition, and run Southerly along the West line of Lot No. Six, also being the East ROW line of Newton Avenue a distance of 50’; thence deflect 92°1’ left and run a distance of 138.24’ to a point on the East line of Lot No. Eight, Block B; thence deflect 88°06’ left and run Northerly along the East line of Lots No. Eight and Six, Block B, also being the Westerly line of an alley a distance of 85’ to the Northeast corner of Lot No. Six; thence deflect 106°11’30” left and run Westerly along the Northerly line of Lot No. Six a distance of 143.96’ to the Northwest corner of Lots No. Six and the point of beginning.  Said parcel of land being a portion of Lots No. Six and Eight, Block B, as recorded in Plat Book “A,” Page 39, in the Etowah County Probate Office (street address being 904 Newton Street).”

“A request for special exception to operate a residential rental business to be listed on appropriate sites for traveler accommodation, short-term rentals and corporate housing in an R-1, One-Family Residence District on the following described property:

Lot No. Six in Block No. 13 of the Goodyear Park Addition to East Gadsden, Alabama, as recorded in Plat Book “C,” Page 84, in the Probate Office of Etowah County, Alabama (street address being 1006 State Street).”

August 12, 2022.

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PUBLIC NOTICE

Be it known that on 8-2-2022 the Etowah County Commission voted to vacate a portion of Marie Drive, Etowah County, Alabama.  Said road being in Section 35, T-10-S, R-7-E of the Huntsville Meridian, Etowah County, Alabama.  The resolution to vacate said roadway does hereby destroy the force and effect of any dedication of said roadway because of its appearance on the map of Etowah County, Alabama.

August 12, 2022

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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 2023.  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 Monday, October 3rd, 2022.  Also, there will be a Public Hearing held to review and discuss all mentioned plans at 10:00 am, Wednesday Oct. 5th, 2022 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

August 5, 12, and 19, 2022

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ORDINANCE

NO. O-28-22

Rezoning the Front Portion of 1804 Eastside Drive

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF GADSDEN, ALABAMA, that the Official Zoning Map of the City of Gadsden adopted by Ordinance No. O-02-82, as amended, is hereby further amended by changing the zoning classification district for the following described properties from R-1, One-Family Residence District to B-1, Neighborhood Business District:

Begin at the intersection or the east ROW line of Eastside Drive and the south ROW line, a street referred to as Lakeside Way; thence run in an easterly direction along the south line of said ROW a distance of 98’, ±, to a point on the city limits line of Gadsden, Alabama; thence run southwesterly along the said city limits line a distance of 97.5’, ±, to a point in the south property line; thence run in a westerly direction a distance of 58’, ±, to a point in the east ROW line of Eastside Drive; thence run in a northerly direction a distance of 82’, ±, to the point of beginning.  Said parcel lying in the SW ¼ of the SE ¼ of Section 8, Township 12-S, Range 6, in Gadsden, Alabama.

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden, Alabama at a meeting held on August 2, 2022.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

August 12, 2022

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ORDINANCE

NO. O-29-22

Rezoning 2113 Ewing Avenue

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF GADSDEN, ALABAMA, that the Official Zoning Map of the City of Gadsden adopted by Ordinance No. O-02-82, as amended, is hereby further amended by changing the zoning classification district for the following described properties from B-2, General Business District to R-1, One-Family Residence District:

Begin at an existing pinch-pipe at the northernmost corner of Lot No. Eight of D.L. Baswell Subdivision, as recorded in Plat Book “E,” Page 113, Etowah County Probate Office, being on the southeasterly ROW of Ewing Avenue and run S 45°,29’47” E, along the northerly line of Lot No. Eight, 309.40’ to a point; thence run S 32°,11’40” W, 74’ to a point; thence run S 87°,45’00” W, 149.8’ to a point; thence run N 43°,46’16” W, 221.88’ to a point on said ROW; thence run N 44°,15’14” E, along said ROW, 174.74’ to the point of beginning.  Said property being Lots No. Eight and Nine, and a portion of Lot No. Ten.

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden, Alabama at a meeting held on August 2, 2022.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

August 12, 2022

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ORDINANCE

NO. O-30-22

Amending Fiscal Year 2022 Budget

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GADSDEN, ALABAMA, that Ordinance No. O-12-21 (Fiscal Year 2022 Budget) is further amended by transferring $251,624.00 from the unassigned fund balance into account #001-9500-419.10-11 (Non-Departmental Other). The funds will be used to cover the cost of the one-time lump sum payment for those eligible retirees, pensioners, and beneficiaries of deceased retirees and pensioners of the City of Gadsden, under the provisions of Section 2 of Act 229 of the Regular Session of the 2022 Legislature. Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden, Alabama at an open public meeting held on August 2, 2022.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

August 12, 2022

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RESOLUTION

NO. R-225-22

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                      

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

1333 STILLMAN AVENUE in District 2 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Number Twenty-one (21) in Block Number Eleven (11) in the rearrangement of Blocks Number Eleven (11), Twelve (12) Thirteen (13) and Fourteen (14), in Goodyear Highlands, according to the map of said rearrangement recorded in Plat Book “C”, Page 293, 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 TUSCACAL, LLC, 2084 VALLEYDALE ROAD, BIRMINGHAM, AL, 1333 STILLMAN AVENUE, GADSDEN, AL, subject to a mortgage in favor of MUTUAL SAVINGS CREDIT UNION, 2040 VALLEYDALE ROAD, BIRMINGHAM, AL, subject to a mortgage in favor of FIRST BANK ALABAMA, P.O. BOX 797, TALLADEGA, 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 August 2, 2022.                                  

Iva Nelson, City Clerk   

August 12, 2022

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RESOLUTION

NO. R-226-22

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                     

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

1010 AVENUE G in District 3 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Number Six (6), in Block Number Nine (9) of the Liddell Addition to the City of Gadsden, according to the map or plat thereof as the same appears of record in Book of Town Plats “A”, Page 216, in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, together with 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 M & M RENTALS, LLC, 690 VIRGIL DRIVE, OHATCHEE, AL, 1010 AVENUE G, 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 August 2, 2022.                                   

Iva Nelson, City Clerk   

August 12, 2022

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RESOLUTION

NO. R-227-22

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                       

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

921 AVENUE H in District 3 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Commence at the Southwest corner of Lot Number Fourteen (14) in Block Number Eight (8), of the Liddell Addition to Gadsden, and run North along the West line 90 feet plus or minus to the South line of an existing driveway; thence turn right and run Easterly along the South right-of-way of the existing driveway 50 feet plus or minus to a point in the easterly line of said Lot Number Fourteen (14), Block Number Eight (8), thence turn right and run Southerly along the East line to the Southeast corner of said Lot Number Fourteen (14), Block Number Eight (8), thence turn right run Westerly along the Southerly line to the point of beginning and being a portion of Lot Number Fourteen (14) in Block Number Eight (8), of the Liddell Addition, 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 MARILYN E. JACKSON aka MARILYNN E. JACKSON, 921 AVENUE H, 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 August 2, 2022.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk   

August 12, 2022

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to FRANK and KAY HANBY, 716 RUBY 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 WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2022 at 11:00 a.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located 716 RUBY STREET in District 2 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lots 14 and 15 in Block 3, of Chadwick Subdivision, as recorded in Plat Book “C”, Page 323, 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                                                                                                                             

August 12, 2022

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to CHRISTINE DARNELL, 2617 E. BROAD STREET, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35903, 2617 E. MEIGHAN BOULEVARD, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35903, 1617 STATE STREET, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35904, believed to have or claim an interest in the property described below, that at a regular meeting of the Council of the City of Gadsden to be held in the Council Chamber at City Hall on WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2022 at 11:00 a.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located 2617 E. MEIGHAN BOULEVARD in District 1 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot 5 of Herring and Rosenbaum Subdivision, according to the map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book “C”, Page 381, 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                                                                                                                             

August 12, 2022

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to DONALD R. HARVEY and MARY F. WILLIAMS, 2905 SHAHAN AVENUE, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35904, DONALD R. HARVEY and MARY F. WILLIAMS c/o PATRICIA HARMEY, 1206 TENNESSEE AVENUE, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35903, subject to a mortgage in favor of COMMERCIAL CREDIT OF ALABAMA, 660 CREEKSIDE DRIVE, OXFORD, ALABAMA 36203 assigned to NATIONWIDE CREDIT SERVICE, 4131 N.W. 8 TERRACE, POMPANO BEACH, FLORIDA 33064, 1617 S.E. 3RD COURT, DEERFIELD BEACH, FLORIDA 33441, 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 WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2022 at 11:00 a.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located 2905 SHAHAN AVENUE in District 6 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

The West thirty-two (32) feet of Lot number Sixty-two (62) and the East two (2) feet of lot number Sixty-three (63) in the Shahan and Walshe’s Central Alabama City Additions according to the map or plat thereof recorded in book of Town Plats B, Pages 184 and 185 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah and being in the City of Gadsden (Formerly Alabama City), 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                                                                                                                             

August 12, 2022

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NOTICE OFPUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to RUBY B YOUNG c/o RUBY BURGESS, 5701 FAIR OAK LANE, PENSACOLA, FLORIDA 32507, 411 VAN COURTLAND STREET, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35904, believed to have or claim an interest in the property described below, that at a regular meeting of the Council of the City of Gadsden to be held in the Council Chamber at City Hall on WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2022 at 11:00 a.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located 411 VAN COURTLAND STREET in District 6 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Eighteen (18) in Block Four (4) of West Point Addition to Gadsden, according to the map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book “B”, Page 140, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, and lying and being in the City of Gadsden (formerly Alabama City), Etowah County, Alabama, together with all improvements located thereon, the hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging and also all fixtures now installed therein.

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                                                                                                                             

August 12, 2022

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING                                                                                                                                      

Notice is hereby given to TERRY GIBBS, 700 GRANT 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 WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2022 at 11:00 a.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located at 115 SHAHAN AVENUE in District 3 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Tax ID#: 15-02-03-2-000-194.000  

LTS 14 & 15 BLK A JOHN SHAHAN’S SUB PLAT B-256 GADSDEN 3-12-6,

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                                                                                                                                                  

August 12, 2022

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given to JAMES HILL and MILDRED E. HILL, or their heirs, successors, and/or assigns if they are deceased, 524 HOKE STREET, GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35903, MILDRED E. and JAMES (DECEASED) HILL c/o KATY MOSTELLA, 2208 WHITE AVENUE, APT. F, 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 WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2022 at 11:00 a.m., a hearing will be held to determine whether or not the structure or condition located 524 HOKE STREET in District 2 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

The West 1 foot of Lot 5, all of Lot 4, and the East 23 feet of Lot 3 all in Block 1 of th Tommie Vinson Addition as same appears of record in Map recorded in Plat Book “C”, Page 189, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama. AND A portion of Lot 5 in Block 1 of the Tommie Vinson Addition being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the southeast corner of said Lot 5 and run westerly along the South line of Lot 5 and the North line of Hoke Street 21.5 feet to the point of beginning; thence continue along said South line 2.5 feet; thence deflect an angle of 99 degrees 05 minutes to the right and run in a northerly direction 47.7 feet more or less; thence run in a Southerly direction for a distance of 41.5 feet more or less to the point of beginning; said parcel being a portion of Lot 5, Block 1 of the record in Map recorded in Plat Book “C”, Page 189, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama. AND That portion of the above described property conveyed by L. M. Fountain and wife Chara Lee Fountain to C. F. Hasty and wife Mary Hasty by instrument recorded in Book 1172, Page 651, 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                                                                               

August 12, 2022

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS 

City of Southside, Alabama

2255 Highway 77

Southside, Alabama 35907

Separate sealed BIDS for the construction of A New 10,682 s.f. Fire  Station and related Site Development work will be received by the City  Clerk, City of Southside, Alabama in the Council Meeting Room of Southside  City Hall, 2255 Highway 77 until 2:00 p.m., (Daylight Savings Time)August  25th, 2022, and then at said location, publicly opened and read aloud. Bid Documents are open to the public for inspection at Southside City  Hall, 2255 Highway 77, Southside, Alabama, Alabama, AGC/ISQFT Plan Room;  McGraw Hill Construction; and Construct Connect. Electronic copies of  Bid Documents may be obtained from the Architect through email request  only. No printed hard copies of Bid Documents will be issued. Requests  for Bid Documents should be submitted to tom@tmm-architect.com. In order  to submit a bid, all General Contractor bidders must use the procedures  above to procure Bid Documents and having done so, will be placed on the  Architect’s Official Bidders List. Bids received from bidders who  obtained Bid Documents through any other method and are not on the  Architect’s Official Bid List will be rejected. Thomas M. McElrath,  Architect, makes no guarantee of bid documents obtained by Contractors and  Vendors from sources other than the issued documents provided by the  Architect. Contractors and Vendors who base their pricing from bid  documents obtained otherwise, either in part or whole, do so at their own  risk.

(1-15-79) SPECIAL PN

RD Instruction 1942-A 

This project is financed by the USDA and as such, all USDA forms and  AIA forms included in Part 1 of the Project Manual must be utilized  and completed as required. Bids must be submitted on the Bid Form  included in the Project Manual or copies thereof. The bidder must  comply with all requirements of the public works bid law Section  39-2-1 et seq. and applicable provisions of Section 34-8-1, et .seq.,  Code of Alabama 1975. A current license number must be included on  the bid submission envelope. Bid submissions that do not show the  G.C. License number on the outside of the sealed bid will not be  opened.

The successful bidder will provide proof of enrollment in the Federal  E-Verify Program and in compliance with the Beason-Hammon Act (Act 2011-535). 

CITY of SOUTHSIDE, ALABAMA 

2255 Highway 77,   

Southside Alabama 35907   

THOMAS M. McELRATH, ARCHITECT 

717 Merit Springs Road,   

Gadsden, AL 35901

August 5, 12 and 19, 2022

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NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS

Federal Aid Project No.

HRRR-2822(250)

ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

Sealed bids will be received by the Director of Transportation at the office of the Alabama Department of Transportation,

Montgomery, Alabama until 10:00 AM on August 26, 2022 and at that time publicly opened for constructing the Guardrail

and Guardrail End Anchor Installation on Pleasant Hill Road over Black Creek northeast of Gadsden. Length 0.046 mi.

The total amount of uncompleted work under contract to a contractor must not exceed the amount of his or her

qualification certificate.

The Entire Project Shall Be Completed In Ten (10) Working Days.

A Bidding Proposal may be purchased for $5.00. Plans may be purchased for $3.00 per set. Plans and Proposals are

available at the Alabama Department of Transportation, 1409 Coliseum Boulevard, Room E-108, Montgomery, AL 36110.

Checks should be made payable to the Alabama Department of Transportation. Plans and Proposals will be mailed only

upon receipt of remittance. No refunds will be made.

Minimum wage rates for this project have been pre-determined by the Secretary of Labor and are set forth in the

advertised specifications. This project is subject to the contract work hours and Safety Standards Act and its

implementing regulations.

Cashier’s check or bid bond for 5% of bid (maximum – $50,000.00) made payable to the Alabama Department of

Transportation must accompany each bid as evidence of good faith.

The bracket range is shown only to provide general financial information to contractors and bonding companies

concerning the project’s complexity and size. This Bracket should not be used in preparing a bid, nor will this bracket

have any bearing on the decision to award this contract.

The Bracket Estimate On This Project Is From $62,005 To $75,783 .

The proposed work shall be performed in conformity with the rules and regulations for carrying out the Federal Highway

Act.

Plans and Specifications are on file in Room E-108 of the Alabama Department of Transportation at Montgomery,

Alabama 36110.

In accordance with the rules and regulations of The Alabama Department of Transportation, proposals will be issued only

to prequalified contractors or their authorized representatives, upon requests that are received before 10 AM., on the day

previous to the day of opening of bids.

The bidder’s proposal must be submitted on the complete original proposal furnished him or her by the Alabama

Department of Transportation.

The Alabama Department of Transportation, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42

U.S.C. 2000D TO 2000D-4 and Title 49 code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of

The Secretary, Part 21, nondiscrimination in federally-assisted programs of the Department of Transportation issued

pursuant to such act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to

this advertisement, minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this

invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin in

consideration for an award.

The right to reject any or all bids is reserved.

JOHN R. COOPER

Transportation Director

August 5, 12, and 19, 2022

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NOTICE OF COMPLETION

In accordance with Chapter1, Title 39, Code of Alabama, 1975, notice is hereby given that James E. Watts and Sons Contractors, Inc., contractor, has completed the Contract for the Gadsden Sports Park Road Patching Project for the City of Gadsden, Owner(s), and have made request for final settlement of said Contract. All persons having any claim for labor, materials, or otherwise in connection with this project should immediately notify The City of Gadsden Engineering Department.

James E. Watts and Sons Contractors, Inc.

P.O. Box 305

Gadsden, AL 35902

July 22, 29, August 5 and 12, 2022

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NOTICE OF COMPLETION

In accordance with Chapter1, Title 39, Code of Alabama, 1975, notice is hereby given that James E. Watts and Sons Contractors, Inc., contractor, has completed the Contract for the Locust Street Railroad Patching Project for the City of Gadsden, Owner(s), and have made request for final settlement of said Contract. All persons having any claim for labor, materials, or otherwise in connection with this project should immediately notify The City of Gadsden Engineering Department.

James E. Watts and Sons Contractors, Inc.

P.O. Box 305

Gadsden, AL 35902

July 22, 29, August 5 and 12, 2022

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LEGAL NOTICE

The following storage units will be auctioned on August 17, 2022 beginning at 10:00 am on the business premises of Southtowne Mini Warehouses.  Southtowne is located at 199 Woodland Drive, off of Steele Station Road in Rainbow City, Alabama.

Marcia Hardney  – Unit 24C

James Phillips – Unit 401

Dylan Mason – Unit 101

Brandon Brock  – Unit 180

Justin Self – Unit 244

Brianna Macon – Unit 653

April Bullock – Unit 665

Miguel Avila – Unit 411

Brandon House – Unit 675

Bobbi Cash – Unit 686

Liquilla Knight – Unit 701

Jerome Adams – Unit 564

Britney Rawlinson – Unit 584

Jessica Spears – Unit 613

Jason Jelks – Unit J09

Michelle Snedeker  – Unit 623

Liquinta Wright – Unit 13-11

Tera Kirksey/Coleman – Unit 33-31

Kiarra Watson – Unit 53-21

Southtowne Mini Warehouse

199 Woodland Drive

Rainbow City, AL. 35906

August 5 and 12, 2022

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NOTICE OF SALE

Notice is hereby given that the Contents of the following storage buildings will be sold by Off Campus Storage on August 19, 2022 at 10:00 AM at 474 George Wallace Drive, Gadsden, AL. 35903

Michael Souder  – Unit 30, 44

Jasmine Young  – Unit 38

Mitchell Phillips – Unit 38

Samaiyah Bufford – Unit 60

April Mallett – Unit 62

Don Millican – Unit 142

Margaret Hunt – Unit 41

Off Campus Storage

474 George Wallace Drive

Gadsden, AL. 35903

August 12 and 19, 2022

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION OF ABANDONED VEHICLES

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

2004 CADILAC CTS – VIN:  1G6DM57 7340158573

The public auction will be held at Kelton Wrecker LLC located at 1625 Forrest Ave Gadsden AL 35901 at 8:00 AM on 09/10/2022. The seller shall have a right to reject any bid that is unreasonably low and may postpone the public auction until another time and place. In addition, the seller expressly reserves the right to bid and purchase at the public auction.

Kelton Wrecker LLC

1625 Forrest Ave

Gadsden, AL. 35901

August 5 and 12, 2022

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle(s) on 9/30/2022.

1993 Ford Ranger  VIN: 1FTCR10A6PTA19582

Thacker Towing

927 5th Ave NE

Attalla, AL 35954

(256) 546-9994

August 5 and 12, 2022

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle(s) on 9/30/2022.

2010 Chevrolet Impala  – VIN: 2G1WA5EN2A1122365

2019 Hyundai Accent  – VIN: 3KPC24A35KE086553

2015 Nissan Altima  – VIN: 1N4AL3AP8FC476437

2005 Ford F150  – VIN: 1FTPX125X5NB37157

2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer  – VIN: 1GNDS13 SX52211191

ER Towing

1733 Forrest Ave

Gadsden, AL 35901

(256) 547-1549

August 5 and 12, 2022

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle(s) on 9/12/2022.

2005 Mazda Tribute – VIN:  4F2YZ 041X3JM33975

M&D Auto Sale LLC

201 North 22nd Street

Gadsden, AL. 35904

August 12 and 19, 2022

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle(s) on 9/12/2022.

2006 Ford F150 – VIN:  1FTRF0 4506KC46958

2010 Ford Mustang – VIN:  1ZVBP8AN0A5165545

A&J Towing LLC

3051 Mayo Road

Altoona, AL. 35952

August 12 and 19, 2022

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle(s) on 9/30/2022.

2007 Ford Mustang  – VIN: 1ZVF T82H075304328

2004 Honda CR250R  – VIN: JE2ME03 344M801349

Thacker Towing

927 5th Ave NE

Attalla, AL 35954

(256) 546-9994

August 12 and 19, 2022

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle(s) on 10/07/2022.

1999 Jeep Cherokee  – VIN: 1J4FT68S2XL609300

ER Towing

1733 Forrest Ave

Gadsden, AL 35901

(256) 547-1549

August 12 and 19, 2022

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