Legals for 8/25/2023 – 8/31/2023

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE

WHEREAS, default has been made in the terms of the mortgage executed on the 11th day of September, 2018, by KEITH APPLEGATE, as mortgagor in favor of WILLIAM GARY SMITH, as mortgagee, as recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama as Instrument #3473830, and said default continuing,

The mortgagee, under power of sale contained in said mortgage will sell at auction for cash to the highest bidder on the steps of the Etowah County Courthouse in Etowah, Alabama, during legal hours of sale on the 7th day of September, 2023, the following described real estate embraced in said mortgage, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

Commence at an existing ½” rebar at the SW corner of the E½ of the SE¼ in Section 16, Township 12 South, Range 7 East of the Huntsville Meridian, Etowah County, Alabama and run northerly, along the West line of said ¼, 1142.72’ to the point of beginning on the Northerly right of way of U.S. Highway #278 (280’ R/W project # NHF-212(13); thence leaving said right of way, continue Northerly, along said West line, 460.92’ to a point; thence deflect right 110 degrees 45’ 56” and Southeasterly 129.76’ to a point; thence deflect right 68 degrees 21’ 05” and run Southerly 439.55’ to a point on said right of way; thence deflect right 101 degrees 44’ 54” and run Westerly, along said right of way, 130.45 to the point of beginning. Said property being a portion of the E½ and SE¼ in Section 16, Township 12 South, Range 7 East of the Huntsville Meridian, Etowah County, Alabama and contains 1.28 acres (more or less.)

Said sale is made for the purpose of foreclosing on said mortgage, paying the mortgage debt, the costs and expenses of foreclosure, including a reasonable attorney’s fee.

THIS PROPERTY WILL BE SOLD ON AN “AS IS, WHERE IS” BASIS, SUBJECT TO ANY EASEMENTS, ENCUMBRANCES, AND EXCEPTIONS REFLECTED IN THE MORTGAGE AND THOSE CONTAINED IN THE RECORDS OF THE OFFICE OF THE JUDGE OF PROBATE OF THE COUNTY WHERE THE ABOVE DESCRIBED PROPERTY IS SITUATED. THIS PROPERTY WILL BE SOLD WITHOUT WARRANTY OR RECOURSE, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED AS TO TITLE, USE AND/OR ENJOYMENT AND WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO THE RIGHT OF REDEMPTION OF ALL PARTIES ENTITLED THERETO.

ALABAMA LAW GIVES SOME PERSONS WHO HAVE AN INTEREST IN PROPERTY THE RIGHT TO REDEEM THE PROPERTY UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES. PROGRAMS MAY ALSO EXITS 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 Transferee reserves the right to bid for and purchase the real estate and to credit its

purchase price against the expenses of sale and the indebtedness secured by the real estate.

This sale is subject to postponement or cancellation; contact Joshua B. Sullivan at the phone number shown below prior to attendance at sale.

Joshua B. Sullivan

Attorney for Mortgagee, William Gary Smith

KNOWLES & SULLIVAN, LLC

413 Broad Street

Gadsden, Alabama 35901

(256) 547-7200

August 11, 18, and 25, 2023

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

STATE OF ALABAMA COUNTY OF ETOWAH

Default having been made of the terms of the loan documents secured by that certain mortgage executed by Don F Bradford And Phyllis M Bradford Husband And Wife to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as mortgagee, as nominee for RBC Mortgage Company, its successors and assigns dated November 4, 2003; said mortgage being recorded on November 10, 2003, as Instrument No. M-2003-5820 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama. Said Mortgage was last sold, assigned and transferred to PNC Bank, National Association in Instrument 3394011 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, ALABAMA.

The undersigned, PNC Bank, National Association under and by virtue of the power of sale con-tained 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 15th day of September, 2023 the following property, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

A parcel of land described as beginning at a point which is the Northernmost corner of Lot Number 30; thence from said point of beginning, run South 35 degrees 44 minutes West along the Northwest line thereof and the Northwest line of Lot Number 29 a distance of 181.10 feet to a point; thence run South 54 degrees 16 minutes East a distance of 256.0 feet to a point; thence run North 35 degrees 44 minutes East a distance of 13.50 feet to a point; thence run South 54 degrees 16 minutes East a distance of 94.0 feet to a point in the Southeast line of said Lot Number 29; thence run North 35 degrees 44 minutes East along said Southeast line and the Southeast line of aforesaid Lot Number 30 a distance of 167.60 feet to the Eastern-most corner thereof; thence run North 54 degrees 16 minutes West along the Northeast line of said Lot Number 30 a distance of 350.0 feet to the point of beginning. Said parcel of land embracing all of Lot Number 30 and portions of Lot Number 29, in Block Number 1 of Mountain Brow Estates, as recorded in Plat Book ’F’, page 205, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, and lying in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.

Said property is commonly known as 1507 Bellevue Drive, 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 out-standing liens for public utilities which constitute liens upon the property, any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, any assessments, liens, encumbrances, easements, rights-of-way, zoning ordinances, restrictions, special assessments, covenants, the statutory right of redemption pursuant to Alabama law, and any matters of record including, but not limited to, those superior to said Mortgage first set out above. Said property will be sold on an “as-is” basis without any representation, warranty or recourse against the above-named or the undersigned.  The successful bidder must present certified funds in the amount of the winning bid at the time and place of sale.

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

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

PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION

as holder of said mortgage

McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC

Two North Twentieth

2 20th Street North, Suite 1000

Birmingham, AL 35203

(205) 216-4238

FT21@mccalla.com

File No. 22-03755AL

www.foreclosurehotline.net

August 18, 25, and September 1, 2023

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NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage executed by John Ray Daniel and Joyce W. Daniel, to Homecomings Financial Network, Inc., on November 5, 1999, said mortgage being recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, on November 12, 1999 at Book 1999, at Page 316, as Document Number M-1999-4617. The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, National Association fka The Bank of New York Trust Company, N.A., as Trustee for Residential Asset Mortgage Products, Inc., Mortgage Asset-Backed Pass-Through Certificates Series 2006-RP4, the current holder, under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage, will sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, in front of the main entrance of the Etowah County Courthouse, in Gadsden, Alabama, on September 20, 2023, during

the legal hours of sale, the following described real estate, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

All that part of the NW ¼ of the SE 1/4 of Section 13, Township 10 South, Range 5 East of the

Huntsville Meridian, Etowah County, Alabama, particularly described as Beginning at a point that is South 89°43' East 420 feet from the NW corner of the NW ¼ of the SE ¼ of said section; Thence from the True Point of Beginning, continue South 89° 43' East 210 feet along and with the North boundary of the 1/4-1/4 to a point; Thence South 02°30' East and parallel with the West boundary of said 1/4-1/4 854.22 feet to a point on the North margin of that John L. Gap Road, said road having a right of way of 60.0 feet, as measured at right angles; Thence along and with the North margin of said road and along a curve concave to the left, a radius of 288.04 feet, an arc length of 215.94 feet and a chord bearing and distance of North 86°28'21" West 210.92 feet (North 88°40' West 210.22 feet-Deed rec-ord) to a point; Thence North 02°30' West and parallel to the West boundary of said 1/4-1/4 842.27 feet to the Point of Beginning.

More commonly known as: 485 John L Gap Rd, Boaz, AL 35956

This Property will be sold on as “as is, where is” basis, without warranty or recourse, expressed or implied as to title, use and/or enjoyment and will be sold subject to the right of redemption of all parties entitled thereto. Alabama law gives some persons who have an interest in property the right to redeem the property under certain circumstances. Programs may also exist that help persons avoid or delay the foreclosure process. An attorney should be consulted to help you understand these rights and programs as part of the foreclosure pro-cess. This sale is made for the purpose of paying the indebtedness secured by said mortgage, as well as the expense of foreclosure. The successful bidder must tender certified funds by noon the next business day to Law Office of Halliday, Watkins &

Mann, P.C. Certified funds must be in the form of a wire transfer, bank or credit union’s cashier’s check, or bank official check payable to Halliday, Watkins & Mann, P.C. Halliday, Watkins & Mann, P.C. reserves the right to award the bid to the next highest bidder should the highest bidder fail to timely tender the total amount due. If sale is voided, Mortgagee/Transferee shall return the bid amount to the successful purchaser and the Mortgagee/Transferee shall not be liable to the purchase for any damages. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the purchaser at the sale shall be only entitled to a return of the deposit and bid amount, if paid. The Mortgagee/Transferee reserves the right to bid for and purchase the real estate and to credit is purchase price against the expenses of sale and indebtedness secured by the real estate. This sale is subject to postponement or cancellation.

The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, National Association fka The Bank of New York Trust Company, N.A., as Trustee for Residential Asset Mortgage Products, Inc., Mortgage As-set-Backed Pass-Through Certificates

Series 2006-RP4 (“Transferee”)

Halliday, Watkins & Mann, P.C.

244 Inverness Center Drive

Birmingham, AL 35242

Phone: (801) 355-2886

August 18, 25, and September 1, 2023

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POSTPONEMENT OF NOTICE OF FORECLOSURESALE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage executed by  Joshua A. Cannon, single man, to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as Mortgagee, as nominee for The  Federal Savings Bank, its successors and assigns, on April 5, 2019, said mortgage being recorded in the Office of the  Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, on April 5, 2019, as Document Number 3482082; WHEREAS, the  aforesaid deed of trust was subsequently modified on June 28, 2021, and said modification being recorded on  September 24, 2021 at Instrument No. 3528219. Freedom Mortgage Corporation, the current holder, under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage, will sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, in front  of the main entrance of the Etowah County Courthouse, in Gadsden, Alabama, on June 21, 2023, during the legal  hours of sale, the following described real estate, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

A parcel of real property described as follows: commencing at the SW corner of the South ½ of the  NW ¼ of the NE ¼ of Section 23, Township 11 South, Range 4 East, Etowah County, Alabama;  thence East 1023.63 feet to the point of beginning for the property herein described; thence  N18°16’21”W 210.00 feet to an iron pin set; thence N89°56’16”E 209.80 feet to an iron pin set on  the west margin of Alabama Highway #179; thence along said west margin S18°16’17”E 272.30  feet to an iron pin found, thence leaving said west margin N89°59’49”W 209.87 feet to an iron pin  found, thence N18°16’21”W 62.05 feet to the point of beginning, according to the survey of Lynn  Lavell Taylor, Ala. Reg. No. 9801, dated April 24, 1992, Order No. 92-296. (A: 10799/12).

This Property will be sold on as “as is, where is” basis, without warranty or recourse, expressed or implied as to title, use and/or enjoyment and will be sold subject to the right of redemption of all parties entitled thereto.  Alabama law gives some persons who have an interest in property the right to redeem the property under certain circumstances. Programs may also exist that help persons avoid or delay the foreclosure process. An attorney should be consulted to help you understand these rights and programs as part of the foreclosure process. This sale is made for the purpose of paying the indebtedness secured by said mortgage, as well as the expense of foreclosure. The successful bidder must tender certified funds by noon the next business day to Law Office of Halliday, Watkins &  Mann, P.C.. Certified funds must be in the form of a wire transfer, bank or credit union’s cashier’s check, or bank official check payable to Halliday, Watkins & Mann, P.C.. Halliday, Watkins & Mann, P.C. reserves the right to award the bid to the next highest bidder should the highest bidder fail to timely tender the total amount due. If sale is voided, Mortgagee/Transferee shall return the bid amount to the successful purchaser and the Mortgagee/Transferee shall not be liable to the purchase for any damages. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the purchaser at the sale shall be only entitled to a return of the deposit and bid amount, if paid. The Mortgagee/Transferee reserves the right to bid for and purchase the real estate and to credit is purchase price against the expenses of sale and indebtedness secured by the real estate. This sale is subject to postponement or cancellation. 

THIS FORECLOSURE SALE HAS BEEN CONTINUED TO October 4, 2023 AT THE TIME AND PLACE  SET FORTH ABOVE. 

Freedom Mortgage Corporation (“Transferee”) 

Halliday, Watkins & Mann, P.C.

244 Inverness Center Drive

Birmingham, AL 35242

Phone: (801) 355-2886

August 25, 2023

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

STATE OF ALABAMA COUNTY OF ETOWAH

Default having been made of the terms of the loan documents secured by that certain mortgage executed by Torynce F Butler And Vanessa Butler Husband And Wife to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as mortgagee, as nominee for Mortgage Solutions of Colorado, LLC, its successors and assigns dated November 6, 2020; said mortgage being recorded on November 9, 2020, as Instrument No. 3511382 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama. Said Mortgage was last sold, assigned and transferred to SERVIS ONE, INC. DBA BSI FINANCIAL SERVICES in Instrument 3559294 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, ALABAMA.

The undersigned, SERVIS ONE, INC. DBA BSI FINANCIAL SERVICESunder and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage, will sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the main entrance of the Court House in Etowah County, Alabama during the legal hours of sale (between 11am and 4pm), on the 31st day of July, 2023 the following property, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

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

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

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

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

SERVIS ONE, INC. DBA BSI FINANCIAL SERVICES

as holder of said mortgage

McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC

Two North Twentieth

2 20th Street North, Suite 1000

Birmingham, AL 35203

(205) 216-4238

FT21@mccalla.com

File No. 23-04836AL

www.foreclosurehotline.net

The Messenger

07/07/2023,07/14/2023,07/21/2023,08/25/2023

AMENDMENT TO NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

The sale date under the above mentioned Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale has been postponed until September 13, 2023, and public notice thereof having been given, the above notice is hereby republished with this amendment.

August 25, 2023

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NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage executed by James T. Greer and Sherry W. Greer, joint tenants with rights of survivorship, to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as Mortgagee, as nominee for Matrix Financial Services Corporation, its successors and assigns, on June 25, 2003, said mortgage being recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, on July 8, 2003, as Document Number M-2003-3370. Barclays Mortgage Trust 2021-NPL1, Mortgage-Backed Securities, Series 2021-NPL1, by U.S. Bank National Association, as Indenture Trustee, the current holder, under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage, will sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, in front of the main entrance of the Etowah County Courthouse, in Gadsden, Alabama, on September 28, 2023, during the legal hours of sale, the following described real estate, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

To find the point of beginning of the hereinafter described parcel of land commence at a 1 1/2” flat iron marking the NE corner of the NE 1/4-SE1/4, Section 29, T-12-S, R-6-E; thence along the North line of said forty S 86° 58’ 37” W 1205.17 feet to a 1/2” capped rebar (LS#21183) on the Southwestern R/W of Francis Avenue (40’ R/W) also being the point of beginning; thence along said R/W S 27° 35’00” E 261.67 feet to a 1/2” capped rebar (LS#21183); thence leaving said R/W S 85° 58’37” W 237.85 feet to a 1/2” capped rebar (LS#21183) on the West line of said forty; thence along said forty line N 02° 38’ 36” W 238.00 feet to a 1 1/4” pipe making the NW corner of said forty; thence along the North line of said forty N 86° 58’ 37” E 127.50 feet to the point of beginning.

More commonly known as: 111 Francis Street, Rainbow City, AL 35906

This Property will be sold on as “as is, where is” basis, without warranty or recourse, expressed or implied as to title, use and/or enjoyment and will be sold subject to the right of redemption of all parties entitled thereto.  Alabama law gives some persons who have an interest in property the right to redeem the property under certain circumstances. Programs may also exist that help persons avoid or delay the foreclosure process. An attorney should be consulted to help you understand these rights and programs as part of the foreclosure process. This sale is made for the purpose of paying the indebtedness secured by said mortgage, as well as the expense of foreclosure. The successful bidder must tender certified funds by noon the next business day to Law Office of Halliday, Watkins & Mann, P.C.  Certified funds must be in the form of a wire transfer, bank or credit union’s cashier’s check, or bank official check payable to Halliday, Watkins & Mann, P.C. Halliday, Watkins & Mann, P.C. reserves the right to award the bid to the next highest bidder should the highest bidder fail to timely tender the total amount due. If sale is voided, Mortgagee/Transferee shall return the bid amount to the successful purchaser and the Mortgagee/Transferee shall not be liable to the purchase for any damages. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the purchaser at the sale shall be only entitled to a return of the deposit and bid amount, if paid. The Mortgagee/Transferee reserves the right to bid for and purchase the real estate and to credit is purchase price against the expenses of sale and indebtedness secured by the real estate. This sale is subject to postponement or cancellation.

Barclays Mortgage Trust 2021-NPL1, Mortgage-Backed Securities, Series 2021-NPL1, by U.S. Bank National Association, as Indenture Trustee

(“Transferee”)

Halliday, Watkins & Mann, P.C.

244 Inverness Center Drive

Birmingham, AL 35242

Phone: (801) 355-2886

August 25, September 1 and 8, 2023

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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 Nathaniel Shane Deyoung and Elizabeth Deyoung, husband and wife, to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. (“MERS”), (solely as nominee for Lender, Everett Financial, Inc. d/b/a Supreme Lending, and Lender’s successors and assigns), dated the 28th day of September, 2018, which Mortgage was recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, in Instrument Number 3474200; said Mortgage having been transferred and assigned by Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. (“MERS”), (solely as nominee for Lender, Everett Financial, Inc. d/b/a Supreme Lending, and Lender’s successors and assigns) to Alabama Housing Finance Authority by virtue of that certain Assignment of Mortgage dated June 13, 2023 and recorded in said Probate Office in Instrument Number 3559154. The undersigned Alabama Housing Finance Authority as Assignee of said Mortgage will, under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said Mortgage, sell at auction to the highest bidder for cash before the main entrance of the Etowah County Courthouse in the City of Gadsden, Alabama, during the legal hours of sale on October 12, 2023, the real property described in said Mortgage, which said description is hereby referred to and made a part hereof, said property being situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

Lot Number One (1) of Wildhaven Unit 2 Subdivision, according to the plat or map thereof as the same appears of record in Plat Book “H”, Page 96, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama.

Alabama law gives some persons who have an interest in property the right to redeem the property under certain circumstances.  Programs may also exist that help persons avoid or 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.

CAPELL & HOWARD, P.C.

Bowdy J. Brown, Esq.   

150 South Perry Street

Montgomery, Alabama 36104

Our File No.: 37591-3261

ATTORNEYS FOR ASSIGNEE

ALABAMA HOUSING FINANCE AUTHORITY

ASSIGNEE

August 25, 2023, September 1, and 8, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Kathy Shields Jackson was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 07/07/2023 to the Estate of Shirley Griffin Shields, 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 11, 18, and 25, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Clay Coston Rowe and Kathryn Reed Rowe Horton was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 06/28/2023 Estate of Katherine G. Rowe, 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 11, 18, and 25, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Whitney Steapleton was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 07/27/2023 over the Estate of Hugh Don Wade, 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 11, 18, and 25, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Susan Renae Bishop was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 06/29/2023 to the Estate of Jerry Roberts Bowen, 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 11, 18, and 25, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

James Edward McGriff was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 06/28/2023 to the Estate of Donnie McGriff, 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 11, 18, and 25, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Elmyra Hammett was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 07/17/2023 to the Estate of Elise B. Horton, 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 11, 18, and 25, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Clint Wayne Mizell was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 06/20/2023 to the Estate of Kimberly Lynn Mizell, 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 11, 18, and 25, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Patrick Shawn Firestone was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 06/02/2023 to the Estate of Wilma Joyce Firestone, 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 11, 18, and 25, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Megan Hunt was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 06/20/2023 over the Estate of Michael Duane McAteer, 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 11, 18, and 25, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Steven Gregory McCreless was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 05/30/2023 to the Estate of Edna Ruth McCreless, 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 11, 18, and 25, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Joanna Wesley Harrison was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 06/28/2023 to the Estate of Ralph Norman Wesley, Jr., deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

August 11, 18, and 25, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Michael David Adams and Marianna Adams Laughlin. was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 06/09/2023 Estate of Susanna Majure Adams, 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 11, 18, and 25, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Kristi Matlock was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 07/10/2023 over the Estate of Nancy Carol 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

August 18, 25 and September 1, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Candy Morton was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 07/07/2023 over the Estate of Jody Dale Morton, 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 18, 25 and September 1, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Vicky Larson was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 07/31/2023 over the Estate of William C. White, 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 18, 25 and September 1, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Billie G. Faulkner was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 08/02/2023 to the Estate of Carolina G. Gregory 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 18, 25 and September 1, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Jean Burns Clark was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 06/30/2023 to the Estate of Alex Burns, III, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

August 18, 25 and September 1, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Brad Jackson Addison was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 07/03/2023 to the Estate of Belton Jackson Addison, 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 25, September 1 and 8, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

John Michael Jenkins was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 07/31/2023 to the Estate of John Douglas Jenkins, 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 25, September 1 and 8, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Shelia Parrish and Tim Parrish was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 07/31/2023 to the Estate of Martha Caldwell Elkins, 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 25, September 1 and 8, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Carol Petty was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 08/01/2023 to the Estate of Lloyd Taylor Hamilton, 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 25, September 1 and 8, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Carol Petty was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 08/01/2023 to the Estate of Frankie Hamilton, 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 25, September 1 and 8, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Daniel Charles St. Clair was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 08/01/2023 to the Estate of Malcolm W. Edge, 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 25, September 1 and 8, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Kimberly Seales was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 07/20/2023 to the Estate of Linda G. Freeman, 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 25, September 1 and 8, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Rachel Shannon Riggan was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 07/07/2023 to the Estate of Elsie B. Shannon, 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 25, September 1 and 8, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Betty Thornton was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 08/02/2023 over the Estate of Bryon Ernest Wayne Thornton, 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 25, September 1 and 8, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Crystal P. Vance was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 06/20/2023 to the Estate of Ronnie D. Butler, 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 25, September 1 and 8, 2023

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NOTICE OF CREDITORS

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

In the Matter of the Estate of:  Dona Harvey Sly, Deceased

Case No. 2023-00288

Ancillary Letters of Administration of the said deceased having been granted to Donna Sly Brown, Personal Representative, on the 30th day of June, 2023, by the Honorable Judge Scott W. Hassell, Judge of the Probate Court of Etowah County, notice is hereby given that all per-sons having claims against said estate are hereby required to present the same within the time allowed by law, or the same will be barred. 

Witness my hand this 30th day of June, 2023

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

August 25, September 1 and 8, 2023

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PUBLICATION NOTICE

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF: EDWARD BROWNFIELD, Decedent.

CASE NO: S-10049

TO: Larita Diane Porter

Address Unknown

You are hereby notified that Felicia Heard has filed in this Court a Motion to Show Cause, and that the 2nd day of October 2023 at 10:00 am is the date and time set for hearing on said Petition.

This the 3rd day of August, 2023.

Scott W. Hassell

August 11, 18, and 25, 2023

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NOTICE OF ADOPTION HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE: THE ADOPTION PETITION OF NICOLE BOOKER VINYARD

CASE NO:-2023-00225

To: CHRISTINE NICOLE VINYARD WHEREABOUTS UNKNOWN

You are hereby notified that a Petition for Adoption of a minor child born to CHRISTINE NICOLE VINYARD on JUNE 27, 2014, was filed on May 30, 2023. Please be advised that if you intend to contest the same you must file a written response within thirty (30) days of the last date of publication with the Attorney for Petitioners whose name and address is listed below and with the Clerk of the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama P.O. Box 187, Gadsden, AL 35902.

Attorney for Petitioner(s):

Sam Bone, Esq.

1031 Forrest Avenue

Gadsden, AL 35901

Done this the 24th day of August, 2023.

Scott W. Hassell

JUDGE OF PROBATE

August 25, September 1, 8 and 15, 2023

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NOTICE OF ESTATE

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF RUTH DIANE FIELDER, DECEASED

CASE NO: 2023-00316

A Petition for Summary Distribution of the Estate of RUTH DIANE FIELDER, Deceased, having been submitted to the Honorable Scott W. Hassell, Judge of Probate, by Petitioner, Nikisha Monita Fielder, on the 19th day of July,2023; Notice is hereby given that all persons contesting said Petition shall file a response thereto with the Judge of Probate, Etowah County, within 30 days of the date of this publication.

Done this the 16th day of August 2023.

Scott W. Hassell

JUDGE OF PROBATE

August 25, 2023

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NOTICE OF ESTATE

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF MARY ELIZABETH VARNER, DECEASED

CASE NO: 2023-00336

A Petition for Summary Distribution of the Estate of MARY ELIZABETH VARNER, Deceased, having been submitted to the Honorable Scott W. Hassell, Judge of Probate, by Petitioner, Wil-liam Varner, on the 28th day of July, 2023; Notice is hereby given that all persons contesting said Petition shall file a response thereto with the Judge of Probate, Etowah County, within 30 days of the date of this publication.

Done this the 23 day of August 2023.

Scott W. Hassell

JUDGE OF PROBATE

August 25, 2023

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NOTICE OF HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF: LINDA ADKISON,

ALLEGED INCAPACITATED,

Case #: 2023-00297

TO: Greg Adkison and any unknown family

Please take notice that a PETITION FOR LETTERS OF GUARDIANSHIP AND CONSERVATORSHIP of the above referenced individual alleged to be incapacitated was filed in the Office of the Judge of Probate, and further, that the 19 day of SEPTEMBER 2023 at 2:00 p.m. was appointed a day and time for hearing on said Petition, thereof at which time you may appear and support and/or contest the Petition, if you so choose.

DONE THIS THE 7TH DAY OF AUGUST 2023

Scott Hassell

PROBATE JUDGE

August 11, 18, and 25, 2023

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NOTICE OF HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF: WILLIAM C. STREET, JR. ALLEGED INCAPACITATED,

Case #: 2023-00224

TO: Ian Street, Kylene Street, Elizabeth Street and any unknown family

Please take notice that a PETITION FOR LETTERS OF GUARDIANSHIP AND CONSERVATORSHIP of the above referenced individual alleged to be incapacitated was filed in the Office of the Judge of Probate, and further, that the 20TH day of SEPTEMBER 2023 at 2:00 pm. 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 7TH DAY OF AUGUST 2023.

Scott Hassell

PROBATE JUDGE

August 11, 18, and 25, 2023

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LEGAL NOTICE

Notice is hereby given on Wednesday August 30, 2023 at 10:00 am., a hearing is set to be heard in Probate Office on the disposition of the remains of Evan Marcus Silvey, D.O.B. 12/09/1983, D.O.D. 7/19/23.  Last known address: 54 N Oak St, Gadsden 35901.

August 25, 2023

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NOTICE OF HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF: JERRI LOWE TROUTMAN & JASON FARLEY TROUTMAN

Case #: 2023-00098

Case #: S-818

INCAPACITATED INDIVIDUALS,

TO: Any interested party

Please take notice that a PETITION TO APPROVE THE SALE OF REAL PROPERTY belonging to the above referenced incapacitated individuals was filed in the Office of the Judge of Probate, and further, that the 18 day of SEPTEMBER 2023 at 2:15 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 14TH DAY OF AUGUST 2023.

Scott Hassell

PROBATE JUDGE

August 18, 25, and September 1, 2023

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PUBLICATION NOTICE

In the Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama

Case No. DR-2023-900204,

ZACHARY TYLER WILLIAMS, Plaintiff, vs. MAGAN BROOKE WILLIAMS, Defendant, 

Magan Brooke Williams, Defendant, must answer the Complaint filed by Zachary Tyler Williams, within thirty (30) days from the last date of publication, case number DR-2023-900204, filed in the Circuit Court of Etowah County, seeking relief by September 25, 2023,  or thereafter a judgment of default may be rendered against her in the Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama. 

Dated August 1st 2023

Jacob A. Millican

Attorney at Law

827 Chestnut Street

Gadsden, AL 35901

(256) 547-3221

August 4, 11, 18, and 25, 2023

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NOTICE OF DIVORCE ACTION

Dallas Jean Sessler whose whereabouts are unknown, must answer the complaint of Brett Austin Arnold Matthews, by answering a divorce and other relief, 30 days from the date of the last publication or thereafter a judgement of default may be rendered against her in Civil Action No.: DR-23-900207-WBO, Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama.

Done this the 8th day of August 2023.

Cassandra Johnson

Circuit Clerk

John D. Floyd, Attorney for Plaintiff

808 Chestnut Street

Gadsden, AL. 35901

256-547-6328

August 18, 25, September 1 and 8, 2023

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LEGAL PUBLICATION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

JEREMY SMITH,

Plaintiff, 

v.

CASE NO.: 22-CV-2023-900282.00                                                                                                            

A parcel of property in Coosa County, Alabama,

T/S-2019-449 COMM AT THE SW COR OF TRACT,

1 OF MAE BINGHAM PROPERTY PLAT H-8 & SE,

ROW LINE OF SIMMONS DR, TH N’LY 52S TO,

THE N LINE OF SAID ROW TO THE POB, TH,

NE’LY ALONG N LINE OF SAID ROW 659.73, TH,

LEAVING SAID ROW RUNNING NW’LY 365.27 TO,

A PT OF CONTOUR, TH SW’LY ALONG SAID,

CONTOUR 183.7 TO A PT IN THE NE LINE OF HWY,

431, TH SE’LY ALONG SAID ROW LINE 644.9 TO,

THE POB, BEING PT OF TRACT 1 OF MAE BIGHAM,

PROPERTY.  Known as Parcel Number: 09-08-34-0-000-013.001, located in Etowah County, AL, 

AND

ROBIN WISE, or their heirs, And Fictitious Defendants A, B, C, and D, and further persons claiming any present, future, future contingent, remainder, reversion, or, other interest in said land.

Defendants.  

Robin Wise, or any heirs of this party, named Defendant in the above-styled cause, must an-swer a complaint to Quiet Title and Ejectment filed in the Circuit Court of Etowah County, Ala-bama within 30 days after date of the last publication or thereafter a judgment by default may be rendered against him/her/them/it in Case No.: CASE NO.: 31-CV-2023-900282.00 Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama. 

Answers to the pleadings relevant to this proceeding must be filed on or before the date

shown above by mailing or filing legible copies of same with Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk, 800 Forrest Avenue, Suite 206, Gadsden AL 35901-3651.

s/ Cassandra

Johnson 

Cassandra Johnson

Circuit Clerk, Etowah County, AL

Plaintiffs Attorney:

J. Clay Maddox

J. Clay Maddox, LLC

409 Lay Dam Road

Clanton, Alabama 35045

(205) 755-1975

August 11, 18, 25, and September 1, 2023

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NOTICE OF SUMMONS

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

KENDRA BUSH, PLAINTIFF,

VS.

CASE NO.: CV-20-900282-GCD

IVAN BUSH, SR.; EVAN BUSH; BRAXTON BUSH; BYRAM BUSH; and LATERRANCE BUSH,

DEFENDANTS.

TO: EVAN BUSH and BRAXTON BUSH

You are hereby notified that a Complaint against you has been filed in the Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama in Civil Action Number:

CV-2020-900282.

You are hereby commanded and required to file with the Clerk of Court, and to serve upon the Plaintiff, an answer to the Complaint within 30 days after the last publication of this notice, or default judgment will be entered against you.

Dated this the 14th day of August 2023

Cassandra Johnson

Circuit Clerk

John D. Floyd

Floyd Law Firm, LLC

Attorney for Petitioners

808 Chestnut Street

Gadsden, AL. 35901

256-547-6328

August 18, 25, September 1 and 8, 2023

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NOTICE OF COMPLAINT FOR BILL TO QUIET TITLE

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

BENITO SEBASTIAN MENDOZA,

PLAINTIFF,

VS

CV-2023-900323

A PARCEL OF LAND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:

LOT TWENTY-ONE (21), IN BLOCK TWO (2), OF WALNUT PARK ADDITION OF TOWN PLAT B, PAGE 117, IN THE PROBATE OFFICE OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA, LYING AND BEING IN THE COUNTY OF ETOWAH, AND STATE OF ALABAMA

and

EULA WILLIAMS CHAVERS AND FAYE WILLIAMS JOHNSON INCLUDING ANY HEIRS OR DEVISEES OF THE SAME AND THOSE WHOSE ADDRESSES ARE UNKNOWN AND ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES, including any persons claiming any present interest therein and including any person claiming any future, contingent, reversionary, remainder, or other interest therein, who may claim any interest in the above described property

Defendants.

The Defendants, Eula Williams Chavers and Faye Williams Johnson and/or their heirs or devisees, and any other individuals who may claim an interest in the aforementioned property, whose whereabouts are unknown, must answer the Bill to Quiet Title filed by Benito Sebastian Mendoza, within thirty (30) days of the completion of the publication or thereafter a judgment of default may be rendered against you in the aforementioned case. 

Done the 9th day of August, 2023

Cassandra Johnson

Clerk of the Circuit Court of Etowah County

Josh Sullivan

Knowles & Sullivan, LLC

413 Broad Street

Gadsden, AL 35901

(256) 547-7200

August 18, 25,

September 1 and 8, 2023

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NOTICE OF PETITION FOR TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS

IN THE JUVENILE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE:M. C. D., a minor child

CASE NO.:  JU-2021-125.02

d.o.b. 04/01/2021

NOTICE TO: Cedric Douthard, the father

You are hereby given notice that a Petition has been filed by the Etowah County Department of Human Resources seeking to terminate your parental rights to minor child M.C.D., born to Edris Fikes on April 1, 2021.  You must file an Answer to the Petition with the Clerk of the Etowah County Juvenile Court within fourteen (14) days from the date of last publication of this notice.  If you fail to file an Answer within the allowed time, a judgment by default may be entered against you.  You are further notified that you have the right to have an attorney represent you in this matter, and if you cannot afford to hire an attorney, one can be appointed by the Court to represent you.  The Petition is set for hearing at 9:00 a.m. on September 25, 2023, before Hon. Joe F. Nabors at the Etowah County Judicial Building, 801 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama.  You may appear at the hearing and contest the Petition.

Dated this 16th day of August, 2023.

Cassandra Johnson

DISTRICT / JUVENILE COURT CLERK

Laura T. Lloyd

Attorney for Etowah County DHR

P.O. Box 81 / 819 West Main St., Suite C

Centre, AL  35960

August 18, 25, September 1 and 8, 2023          

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-21-900060-WBO

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

PLAINTIFF

$1,154.00 U.S. Currency,

DEFENDANT

In Re:  William Harvey Roberts, Jr.

TO ANY PERSON, CORPORATION OR OTHER ENTITY CLAIMING AN OWNER’S BONA FIDE IN-TEREST 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 6th day of October, 2023.  Failure to file such answer shall result in your loss of any claimed owner’s or other interest in said currency and firearm.

DONE this the 1st day of August, 2023.

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

August 4, 11, 18, and 25, 2023           

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-23-900239-SJS

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

PLAINTIFF

$3,098.00 U.S. Currency,

Diamondback 300 Blackout

Serial # DB2474575

Glock 17 9mm

Serial # BRMK896

DEFENDANT

In Re:  Ronzell Dashard Robinson

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

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 and firearms. You are hereby notified that you must answer said Complaint by the 6th day of October, 2023.  Failure to file such answer shall result in your loss of any claimed owner’s or other interest in said property.

DONE this the 8th day of August, 2023.

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

August 11, 18, 25, and September 1, 2023                  

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO: CV-22-900064-GCD

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

PLAINTIFF

$5,078.00 U.S. Currency,

Taurus G2C 9mm Pistol

Serial # ABB272181

DEFENDANT

In Re:  Ladunta Antojuan Cooper

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

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 and firearms. You are hereby notified that you must answer said Complaint by the 8th day of October, 2023.  Failure to file such answer shall result in your loss of any claimed owner’s or other interest in said property.

DONE this the 2nd day of December 2022.

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

August 18, 25, September 1 and 8, 2023                                                    

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PUBLIC RELEASE

Child and Adult Care Food Program

Public News Release for Non-Pricing Programs

The First Steps Early Learning Center in Rainbow City, Alabama announces the sponsorship of the  Child and Adult Care Food Program Public News Release for Non-Pricing Programs

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program Information may be made available in languages other than English.  Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202)720-260 (Voice) and TTY) or contact USFA through the Federal Relay Service at (800)877-8339

1. Mail:  U.S. Department of Agriculture

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

1400 Independence Avenue

SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410: or

2. Fax:  (202)690-7442; or

3. Email:  program.intake@usda.gov

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

The enclosed *non discrimination* language herein was added pursuant to the May 5, 2022, USDA memorandum.  However, although included as currently required for audit compliance by the USDA, the State of Alabama objects to its inclusion, applicability, and the application of this language due to currently pending legal challenges in the matter of The State of Tennessee, et al. v. USDA, Case No. 3-22-cv-00257, and may be subject to change or removal.

Name of Center(s) or Facility

First Steps Early Learning Center

396 Sutton Bridge Road, Rainbow City, AL. 35906

256-413-0950

August 18 and 25, 2023

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INVITATION TO BID

BID INFORMATION

1. Project: Shahan Tank Recoating

In following Paragraph insert full corporate name and address.

B. Owner: Attalla Water Works Board

In following Paragraph insert name and address.

C. Engineer: Canyon Engineering, LLC

In following Paragraph identify Bidders to whom this letter is addressed.

ANNOUNCEMENT

Coordinate type of opening with information in Instructions to Bidders.

A. Your firm is invited to submit a sealed Bid for the project listed above. Owner will receive Bids at the Attalla Water Works Board Office, located at 509 4th Street NW, Attalla, Alabama, 35954, until 11:00 AM local time on the 7th day of September 2023, at which time and place the Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids not received by the indicated time will not be opened.

Briefly describe building, structure or Project size and material composition. Following examples describe scope of Contract to potential Bidders:

Two new primary clarifiers, furnished and installed complete with supports, electric drive units, sludge and scum collectors, effluent collectors, sludge pumps, mechanical equipment, electrical work, and appurtenances, ready for operation.

Two-level parking concrete substructure, one street-level exterior accessed public plaza, six-story cast-in-place concrete superstructure with glazed wall cladding, one steel-framed metal-clad penthouse, 85,000 sq. ft. (7 900 sq. m) of gross area above grade, and 40 parking stalls below grade.

B. Project Description: Washout, cleaning, blasting, recoating, and disinfecting of a 500,000 gallon welded steel water tank known as the Shahan Tank.

Select one of following time-of-completion requirements to coordinate with Instructions to Bidders and Bid Form.

C. Owner requires the Project to be completed in 60 calendar days.

Ensure that statements in following Paragraph are coordinated with Instructions to Bidders and Bid Form.

D. Bidding Documents for a Unit Price contract may be obtained from the office of the Canyon Engineering, LLC, 404 1st. Street E., Fort Payne, Alabama, 35967. Electronic copies will be available via a free download to all potential bidders.  Paper sets are available upon receipt of a $100.00 non-refundable amount per set.

D. Potential bidders may view the Bid Documents at the office of Canyon Engineering by appointment only.

D. Bidders will be required to provide Bid security according to the requirements in Document 002113 – Instructions to Bidders and Document 003100 – Available Project Information.

D. Refer to other Bidding requirements as described in Document 002113 – Instructions to Bidders and Document 003100 – Available Project Information.

Consider using option in following Paragraph if special preprinted Bid Forms will be used.

H. Submit your Bid on the Bid Form provided. Bidders are required to submit the bid form, bid bond, and the E-Verify documents at the time of the bid.  Bids must be submitted in a sealed envelope bearing the name and address of the bidder, the bidder’s General Contractor’s license number, the project name, and bid date.  Bidders are asked not to submit the full contract documents and specifications book at the time of the bid.

H. Bidders must carry the Painting and Sandblasting construction classification as listed in the roster of the Alabama State Licensing Board for General Contractors to be considered for the award of the project.

Following Paragraph requires specific statements in Bid Form.

J. Your Bid will be required to be submitted under a condition of irrevocability for a period of 60 calendar days after submission.

Consider including following Paragraph if a Prebid Meeting will be held.

K. The Owner reserves the right to waive irregularities and to accept or reject any or all Bids.

August 25 and September 1, 2023

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

ETOWAH COUNTY COMMISSION

NORTHEAST ALABAMA REGIONAL MEGA-SITE WATER TRANSMISSION MAIN

Sealed bids for the Northeast Alabama Regional Mega-Site Water Transmission Main Project will be received at the Etowah County Commission Chambers (Room 108), located on the First Floor of the Courthouse, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, AL 35901 until Wednesday, September 27, 2023 at 10:00 A.M. local time at which time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read.

The Project includes the following Work:  Installation of approx. 19,000 linear feet of 16” water transmission mains and related appurtenances.

Information for the Project can be found at the following designated website:  www.gmcnetwork.com

The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is Goodwyn Mills Cawood, LLC, 2400 5th Avenue South, Suite 200, Birmingham, AL 35233, Attn: Lauren Gallo (lauren.gallo@gmcnetwork.com). Prospective Bidders may examine the Bidding Documents at the Issuing Office on Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., and may obtain copies of the Bidding Documents from the Issuing Office as described below.

Copies of the Bidding Documents may be obtained from the Issuing Office, during the hours indicated above, upon payment of a deposit of $20.00 for a one-time administrative fee for digital access/file sharing and/or $100.00 for each set.  Said cost represents the cost of printing, reproduction, handling, and distribution, therefore no refund will be granted.  Checks for Bidding Documents shall be payable to “GMC.”  Partial sets of Bidding Documents will not be available from the Issuing Office.  Neither Owner nor Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including Addenda if any, obtained from sources other than the Issuing Office.

Bid security shall be furnished in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.

The Owner reserves the right to waive any informalities, or to reject any or all bids, and to award the contract to the best and most responsible bidder.  All bidders shall submit, upon request, a list of projects “successfully completed” in the last 2 years, having a similar scope of work and approximate construction cost as specified in this project.  All bidders must comply with requirements of the Contractor’s Licensing Law of the State of Alabama and be certified for the type of work on which the proposal is submitted.  Each bidder must deposit, with his bid, security in the amount, form, and subject to the conditions provided in the Instructions to Bidders.

All Bidders bidding in amounts exceeding that established by the State Licensing Board for General Contractors must be licensed under the provisions of Title 34, Chapter 8, Code of Alabama, 1975, and must show evidence of license before bidding or bid will not be received or considered by the Engineer; the Bidder shall show such evidence by clearly displaying the license number on the outside of the envelope in which the Proposal is delivered.

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

Owner:  Etowah County Commission

By: Craig Inzer

Title: Commission President

August 25, September 1 and 8, 2023

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NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS

The Coosa Riverfront Fueling Facility – Phase 1 project is generally described as follows: supply and install 1-6,000 gallon above-ground fuel storage tank, 1-dispenser, piping, site preparation and electrical.

Sealed construction proposals will be received by the City Clerk, City of Gadsden, Alabama, at the City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Room 411, Gadsden, Alabama until 2:00 P.M., Tuesday, September 26, 2023, for furnishing all labor, materials, equipment, and service required to complete the Coosa Riverfront Fueling Facility – Phase 1, Bid Request No. 3526, located in the City of Gadsden, Alabama.

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

Plans, Specifications, and Contract Documents are available via pdf at no charge. Submit requests for these documents and questions to jake.ross@cdge.com at least five days prior to the scheduled bid opening.

The bidder shall file with his bid either a cashier’s check drawn on an Alabama bank, payable to the City of Gadsden, Alabama, or a bid bond executed by a surety company duly authorized and qualified to make such bonds in Alabama, in an amount equal to the lesser of five percent (5%) of the bid or ten thousand ($10,000).

The Bidder’s qualifications shall be considered in awarding the Bid for this project. Each bidder is to complete and submit Division 107 – Bidder’s Qualifications at the time of the Bid. No Contract will be awarded to any Bidder who does not submit the required Bidder’s Qualifications.

The apparent low bidder will be required to submit their list of subcontractors within two days of the bid opening date to confirm compliance with the experience and qualification requirements listed in the technical specifications of each applicable trade before being considered for award.

The successful bidder will be required to furnish and pay for the satisfactory Performance and Payment Bond or Bonds in the amount required by Section 39-1-1(a), Code of Alabama 1975, and evidence of insurance as required by the bid documents within ten (10) days after being notified that he has been awarded the contract.

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

The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any informalities and to award the contract to the lowest, responsible, responsive bidder. All bidders must comply with requirements of the Contractor’s Licensing Law of the State of Alabama and be certified for the type work on which the proposal is submitted.

Any bidder, whether a resident or non-resident of the State of Alabama, must comply with all applicable provisions of Section 34-8-1, et .seq., Code of Alabama, 1975, including requirements for licensing as a general contractor and the necessity to show evidence of license, before the bid will be considered by the awarding authority. A current license number must be clearly displayed on the outside of the sealed envelope in which the construction proposal is submitted.

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

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

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

A NON-Mandatory Attendance Pre-Bid Meeting will be held on September 20, 2023, at 10 AM at the Coosa Landing Boat Launch (200 Lake Street, Gadsden, AL 35903). All potential bidders may attend the meeting to ask any questions that may arise.

THE CITY GADSDEN, ALABAMA

Craig Ford, Mayor

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

August 25, 2023

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Gadsden-Etowah Metropolitan Planning  Organization Public Meeting Announcement

The Gadsden-Etowah Metropolitan Planning Organization announces a Public Meeting for public review of two important Planning Documents for the GEMPO area:  1) The FY 2024 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) and 2) The FY2024-2027 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). 

The public meeting is come and go and will be held on Tuesday, August 29th from 9:00am until 12:00pm in the Lena Martin Room at the Gadsden Public Library, 254 South College Street, Gadsden, AL 35901.  Members of the GEMPO Staff will be available for questions and comments from the public regarding both documents. These documents are also available for review on the GEMPO website (https://www.cityofgadsden.com/441/Gadsden-Etowah-MPO) and at Gadsden Transportation Services, 2000A W. Meighan Blvd, Gadsden, AL 35904.

August 25, 2023

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PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE

West Etowah County Water Authority will be hosting a Public Meeting on Tuesday September 12, 2023, at 6:00 p.m.  The meeting will be held at the Water Board Office located at 596 Gallant Road, Attalla, Alabama 35954. The Public Meeting will be held to receive comments on the SRF Applications and Environmental Facilities Plan for the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) Loan -Project No. FS010550-01. The Environmental Information Document (EID) describing the project will be available for review at the Water Board Office located at 596 Gallant Road, Attalla, Alabama 35954. during regular business hours.

August 4, 11, 18, and 25, 2023

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PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE

The Town of Walnut Grove will be hosting a Public Meeting on Thursday September7, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Town Hall located at 4012 Gadsden Blountsville Road, Walnut Grove, Alabama 35990. The Public Meeting will be held to receive comments on the SRF Applications and Environmental Facilities Plan for the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) Loan -Project No. FS010547-01. The Environmental Information Document (EID) describing the project will be available for review at the Walnut Grove Town Hall located at 4012 Gadsden Blountsville Road, Walnut Grove, Alabama 35990 during regular business

hours.

August 4, 11, 18, and 25, 2023

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NOTICE OF PROPOSED VACATION OF A PORTION OF AN ALLEY LYING BETWEEN (ANNULLED)

HERRING AVENUE AND HERZBERG AVENUE

A declaration has been received by the City of Gadsden for the vacation of portion of an alley-way, described as follows:

A portion of the 15-foot wide alley lying in Block Three of the Goodyear Square Subdivision, as recorded in Plat Book “C,” Page 67, of the Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, being more particularly described as: the alleyway lying between Lots Eight through Twenty and Lots Twenty-One through Thirty-Three of said Goodyear Square Subdivision.

A resolution granting assent to this vacation will be considered by the City Council at its meet-ing on Tuesday, August 29, at 1100 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

August 4, 11, 18, and 25, 2023

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PUBLIC NOTICE

Be it known that on 8-15-2023 the Etowah County Commission voted to vacate a portion of River Drive, Etowah County, Alabama.  Said portion of road being in Sections 18, T-11-S, R-8-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 25, 2023

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LEGAL NOTICE

Form of Advertisement of Completion

In accordance with Chapter 1, Title 39, Code of Alabama, 1975, notice is hereby given that Greer Building Contractors, LLC has completed the Contract for Renovations of New Flooring at Thompson Elementary School, at 236 Goldenrod Avenue, Gadsden, AL. 35901 for the State of Alabama and Gadsden City Board of Education, (Owner(s), and have made request for final settlement of said Contract.  All persons having any claims for labor, materials, or otherwise in connection with this project should immediately notify:

McKee and Associates Architects, Inc, 631 South Hull Street, Montgomery, AL. 36104.

Greer Building Contractors, LLC

110 Thomas Drive

Gadsden, AL. 35904

August 11, 18, 25, and September 1, 2023

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle(s) on 10/06/2023.

2002 Ford F-150 VIN: 2FTRX08L22CA61914

2000 Honda Accord VIN: 1HGCG5678YA055443

Thacker Towing

927 5th Ave NE

Attalla, AL 35954

(256) 546-9994

August 18 and 25, 2023

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle(s) on 9/19/2023.

2000 Ford Drw Super PickupVIN:  1FTWW33F6YED82687

JR Motors

201 Florence Blvd.

Oxford, AL. 36203

August 25 and September 1, 2023

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