Legals for 9/08/2023 – 9/14/2023

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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, September 1, and 8, 2023

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NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage dated January 4, 2022, executed by John Hartley and Randi Hartley, a married couple, joint tenants with full rights of survivorship, to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., solely as nominee for Rocket Mortgage, LLC f/k/a Quicken Loans, LLC, which mortgage was recorded on January 10, 2022, in Instrument Number 3533599, of the mortgage records in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama and which mortgage was duly trans-ferred and assigned to Rocket Mortgage, LLC, f/k/a Quicken Loans, LLC, notice is hereby given that pursuant to law and the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the undersigned will sell at public outcry, to the highest bidder for cash, in front of the Main entrance to the Etowah County Courthouse at Gadsden, Alabama during the legal hours of sale on October 11, 2023, the following described real estate, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

Lots Number Three (3), Four (4), and Five (5) in Unit One (1) of the Leota Subdivision, accord-ing to the map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book “G”, Page 301 and as amended in Plat Book “H”, Page 26, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama.

This sale is made for the purpose of paying the indebtedness secured by said mortgage as well as expenses of foreclosure. 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 im-plied as to condition, title, use and/or enjoyment and will be sold subject to the right of re-demption 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 a part of the foreclosure process.

The successful bidder must tender full funds at the conclusion of the sale in the form of a certi-fied check made payable or endorsed to Padgett Law Group. No personal checks will be ac-cepted. To this end you must bring sufficient funds to outbid the lender and any other bidders. Insufficient funds will not be accepted. Amounts received in excess of the winning bid will be refunded. Padgett Law Group reserves the right to award the bid to the next highest bidders should the highest bidder fail to timely tender the total amount due.

Rocket Mortgage, LLC f/k/a Quicken Loans, LLC Transferee

Robert J. Wermuth/jmm

Padgett Law Group

4245 Balmoral Drive SW, Suite 101

Huntsville, AL 35801

Attorney for Mortgagee

September 8, 15, and 22, 2023

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FORECLOSURE NOTICE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by the mortgage given by Sophia Ragland, as Mortgagor, to Red Bull, LLC, as Mortgagee, dated May 5, 2015, and recorded as Instrument Number 3417320, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, and the Mortgagee, by reason of such default, having declared the entire remaining indebtedness secured by said mortgage to be immediately due and payable and said mortgage subject to foreclosure, and such default continuing, notice is hereby given that acting under the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the Mortgagee will sell, at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, in front of the courthouse door in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, during the legal hours of sale on the 28th day of September, 2023, the following described property to-wit:

A tract of land described as beginning at a point in the easterly line of South Fifth Street, which point is 100 feet northerly, measured along the easterly line of South Fifth Street, from the NW corner of Lot 4 in Block “A” of Stringer Realty Company’s Re-arrangement of a portion of Edenwood Addition, according to the map thereof recorded in Plat Book “C”, page 257, Probate Office, Etowah County, said  point also being the NW corner of that certain tract of land conveyed by Stringer Realty Company, a corporation, to Clifton T. Holdridge and Theresa B. Holdridge by deed dated April 8, 1954 and recorded in Book 575, page 245, said Probate Office, and from thence run in an easterly or southeasterly direction and along the northerly line of said Holdridge tract and said line produced to a point in the easterly line of Lot 4 in Block “A” of said Stringer Realty Company’s Re-arrangement produced in a continuous straight line in a northerly or northeasterly direction; thence in a northerly or northeasterly direction along the production of the easterly line of Lot 4 a distance of 54 feet; thence in a northwesterly direction in a direct line to a point in the easterly line of South Fifth Street, which point is 75 feet Northerly, measured along the Easterly line of South Fifth Street from the point of beginning; thence in a southerly direction along the easterly line of South Fifth Street a distance of 75 feet to the point of beginning. Said description embracing a portion of the “Private Park” in Block “A” of Stringer Realty Company’s Re-arrangement of a portion of Edenwood Addition, according to the map thereof recorded in Plat Book “C”, Page 257, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, and lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County.

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

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

This the 6th  day of September, 2023.

Red Bull, LLC, Mortgagee

/s/ James C. Inzer, III

Inzer, Haney, McWhorter, Haney & Skelton, LLC

Attorney for Mortgagee

September 8, 15, and 22, 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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FILE CLAIMS

George R. Spence was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 08/01/2023 to the Estate of Carol Sue Williams, 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

September 8, 15, and 22, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Bobby T. Mullinax was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 07/31/2023 to the Estate of Mary Ann Mullinax, 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

September 8, 15, and 22, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Ann Lovell was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 07/27/2023 over the Estate of Randell Lovell, 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

September 8, 15, and 22, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Laura Lee Walters Tolbert was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 07/27/2023 to the Estate of Betty Don Jenkins Walters, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

September 8, 15, and 22, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Kim Williams and Karen Phillips was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 07/25/2023 Estate of Harold Thomas Wiley, 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

September 8, 15, and 22, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Mary Elizabeth “Dot” Trammell was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 07/24/2023 to the Estate of Jesse Wootson Day, 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

September 8, 15, and 22, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Jamie Daniel was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 07/19/2023 over the Estate of Jackie Lamar Battles, 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

September 8, 15, and 22, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Ricky Gene Price was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 07/19/2023 to the Estate of Clara Chapman McGowan, 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

September 8, 15, and 22, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Terry L. Wooten was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 07/13/2023 over the Estate of Michael Garry Wooten, 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

September 8, 15, and 22, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Terry L. Wooten was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 07/13/2023 over the Estate of Fred Ray Wooten, 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

September 8, 15, and 22, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Nancy Norton Harbison was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 07/12/2023 to the Estate of Vivian Gayle Chambers, 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

September 8, 15, and 22, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Gregory McDonald was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 06/29/2023 to the Estate of Elbert McDonald, 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

September 8, 15, and 22, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Jerry Wimpee, Jr. was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 08/01/2023 to the Estate of Brenda R. Wimpee A/K/A Brenda Joyce Wimpee, 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

September 8, 15, and 22, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Rose Mary East was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 08/15/2023 to the Estate of Theodore Roosevelt East, 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

September 8, 15, and 22, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Laura Lee Walters Tolbert was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 08/18/2023 to the Estate of Constance Joy Spurgeon., 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

September 8, 15, and 22, 2023

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FILE CLAIMS

Jeffrey Todd Smith was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 08/24/2023 over the Estate of Elizabeth 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

September 8, 15, and 22, 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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NOTICE OF PUBLICATION

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

RE: IN THE MATTER OF JAMES BYROM Deceased

CASE NO:2023-00368

Notice is hereby given that on September 13, 2023 at 2:00p.m. a hearing is set to be

heard in Etowah County Probate Court by Probate Judge, Scott Hassell on the disposition of the

remains of Mr. James Byrom, DOB 06/02/1963, DOD 08/29/2023.

Jacob A. Millican, Esq.

Attorney for Petitioner

827 Chestnut Street

Gadsden, AL 35901

September 8, 2023

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NOTICE OF PUBLICATION

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

RE: IN THE MATTER OF Ronald King, Deceased

CASE NO:2023-00369

Notice is hereby given that on September 13, 2023 at 2:15p.m. a hearing is set to be

heard in Etowah County Probate Court by Probate Judge, Scott Hassell on the disposition of the

remains of Mr. Ronald King, DOB 10/21/1957, DOD 08/29/2023.

Jacob A. Millican, Esq.

Attorney for Petitioner

827 Chestnut Street

Gadsden, AL 35901

September 8, 2023

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NOTICE OF HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF: ANNIE JACKSON, ALLEGED INCAPACITATED,

Case #: 2023-00295

TO: Melissa Perry 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 10 day of OCTOBER 2023 at 3:00 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 6TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER 2023.

Scott Hassell

PROBATE JUDGE

September 8, 15, and 22, 2023

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NOTICE OF HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF:  KAREN POE,

INCAPACITATED

Case # I-207

TO:  Any interested party

Please take notice that a PETITION TO APPROVE THE SALE OF REAL PROPERTY belonging to the above referenced incapacitated individual was filed in the Office of the Judge of Probate, and further, that the 10th day of October, 2023 at 2:30 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 29TH DAY OF AUGUST, 2023

Scott W. Hassell

Probate Judge

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 DONNA JOHNSON, DECEASED

CASE NO: 2023-00351

A Petition for Summary Distribution of the Estate of DONNA JOHNSON, Deceased, having been submitted to the Honorable Scott W. Hassell, Judge of Probate, by Petitioner, Charlotte Johnson, on the 16th day of August, 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 5th day of September 2023

Scott W. Hassell

JUDGE OF PROBATE

September 8, 2023

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NOTICE OF ESTATE

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF ANNIE MAE TOWNSEND, DECEASED

CASE NO: 2023-00350

A Petition for Summary Distribution of the Estate of ANNIE MAE TOWNSEND, Deceased, hav-ing been submitted to the Honorable Scott W. Hassell, Judge of Probate, by Petitioner, Kevin Townsend, on the 15th day of August, 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 1st day of September 2023

Scott W. Hassell

JUDGE OF PROBATE

September 8, 2023

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NOTICE OF PETITION FOR LETTERS OF GUARDIANSHIP AND PETITION FOR LETTERS OF

CONSERVATORSHIP

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

You will take notice that a Petition for Letters of Guardianship for the person of Larry C.

Roden and a Petition for Letters of Conservatorship over the estate of Larry C. Roden was filed by Gadsden Regional Medical Center on the 5th day of September, 2023.

A hearing on the Petition for Letters of Guardianship and Petition for Letters of Conservatorship is set on the 11th day of OCTOBER 2023, at 2:30 pm., in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

September 8, 15, and 22, 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

TIFFANY SHERELLE ANDERSON, Plaintiff,

1986 PT LT 13 BLK 3 COM NE COR LT

13 TH SON E LINE 36S TH W 69S TH S

28S TH E 69S TO E LINE TH N 28S

TO BEG 4- 12-6 549-263, WILL 92,

99 WILL FlS-289-98, D-2001-4616

D-2002-3409, PATRICIA ANN

DOMARSKY, JAMES SUTILE JR, AND JAMES WALLACE, 

Defendants,

NOTICE ISSUED TO THE FOLLOWING: Fannie K. Suttle, James W. Suttle, Patricia Ann Do-marksy, James Suttle Jr, and James Wallace or their Heirs and Devisees if deceased, and all other persons claiming any present, future, contingent, reversion, or other interest in the fol-lowing described real property:

Beginning at a point in a the west line of North 9th Street, which point is 64 feet from the northeast corner of Lot 13 in Block 3 of the Lidell Addition; from thence running west to a point in the west line of Lot 13, which point is 90.65 feet from the northwest corner of Lot 13; thence south along the west line of Lot 13 a distance of 28 feet; thence east to a point in the west line of North 9th Street, which point is 48 feet from the southeast corner of said Lot 13 and from thence running north along the west line of North 9th Street 28 feet to the point of beginning, being a portion of Lot 13 in Block 3 of the Lidell Addition to the City of Gadsden, Etowah Coun-ty, together with all improvements thereon.

Please take notice that Tiffany Sherelle Anderson has filed an action in the Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama seeking to quiet title to the above described real property. The above named defendants, whose whereabouts are unknown, must answer said Complaint thirty (30) days after the last publication listed below or a judgment by default may be rendered against said Defendants in Etowah County Circuit Court Case Number: 31 CV-2023-900l5l.00

DONE this 24th day of August, 2023

Cassandra Johnson

Clerk of Court

Pierce & Pierce, Attorneys at Law

807 Chestnut Street, Gadsden, AL 35901

toll free: (844) 357-3211

September 8, 15, 22, and 29, 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 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 SERVICE BY PUBLICATION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, STATE OF ALABAMA

U.S. BANK TRUST NATIONAL ASSOCIATION as TRUSTEE of the CABANA SERIES V TRUST,

Plaintiff,

VS.

BARBARA ANN SHAW CAMPBELL, VICTOR W. CAMPBELL, AND ALL OTHER OCCUPANTS.

Defendants.

Case No.: 31-CV-2022-900373.00

TO BARBARA ANN SHAW CAMPBELL, VICTOR W. CAMPBELL, AND ALL OTHER OCCUPANTS OF THE REAL PROPERTY LOCATED AT 307 5th Street Northwest, Attalla, AL 35954 (the “Real Property”).

TAKE NOTICE that on September 20, 2022, U.S. BANK TRUST NATIONAL ASSOCIATION as TRUSTEE of the CABANA SERIES V TRUST, filed the above-styled Complaint in Ejectment, which alleges that Plaintiff foreclosed its interests in the Real Property on June 28, 2022, that Defendants remain in possession of the Real Property after Notice to Vacate, and Plaintiff seeks a judgment of possession of the Real Property.

On August 18, 2023, the Court entered an Order that service of process upon BARBARA ANN SHAW CAMPBELL, VICTOR W. CAMPBELL, AND ALL OTHER OCCUPANTS be made by publica-tion.

All persons to whom this notice is addressed are hereby directed to plead, answer or otherwise respond in writing to the Complaint in this cause on or before the 30th day after the last publi-cation of this Notice, or a judgment of possession by default may be rendered against them, it being intended that this notice shall be used to perfect service of the Complaint against BAR-BARA ANN SHAW CAMPBELL, VICTOR W. CAMPBELL, AND ALL OTHER OCCUPANTS.

Such Answer or other response should be filed with the Clerk, Circuit Court of Etowah County, Civil Division, 801 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, AL 35901.

Mark A. Baker

McMichael Taylor Gray, LLC

3550 Engineering Drive, Suite 260

Peachtree Corners, Georgia 30092

(404) 474-7149

Attorneys for Plaintiff

September 8, 15, 22, and 29, 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 COMPLAINT FOR BILL TO QUIET TITLE

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

BUTLER PROPERTIES, LLC, Plaintiff,

VS.

CV-2023-900327

A PARCEL OF LAND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: 

LOT 7 IN THE BARRETT 1ST ADDITION ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS REC-ORDED IN PLAT BOOK “C”, PAGE 187, IN THE OFFICE OF THE JUDGE OF PROBATE, ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

MARTHA ELIZABETH PIERCE AND WILLIAM DAVIS CALDWELL, INCLUDING ANY HEIRS OR DEVISES OF THE SAME AND THOSE WHOSE ADDRESS ARE UNKNOWN AND ANY AND ALL UN-KNOWN PARTIES, including any persons claiming any present interest therein and including any persons claiming any future, contingent, reversionary, remainder, or other interest therein, who may claim any interest in the above-described property,

Defendants,

The Defendants, Martha Elizabeth Pierce, and William Davis Caldwell 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 Butler Properties, LLC, within thirty (30) days of the completion of the publication or thereafter a judgement of default may be rendered against you in the aforementioned case. 

Done the 24th 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

256-467-6322 (fax)

September 1, 8, 15, and 22, 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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PUBLICATION NOTICE

IN THE MATTER FOR THE ADOPTION PETITION:

NOTICE TO:  JAYLIN ELIJAH GUNN AND/OR UNKNOWN AND/OR UNDISCLOSED FATHER

ADDRESS:  1105 Whitehall Street, Gadsden, AL. 35901 or UNKNOWN

You will take notice that a Petition for the Adoption of a child born to Asia Aaron, set to be heard on November 21, 2023 at 11:00 a.m., was filed on the 24th day of August, 2023, alleging that the identity of the natural parent of said minor child is Jaylin Elijah Gunn or is unknown and has not been disclosed to the Court, and whose relationship of said unknown or undisclosed natural parent to the aforesaid minor child is that a putative father.  Minor Child’s birth date is 05/30/2023.

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

Attorney for the Petitioners:

Clay H. Whittaker, Esquire

30 South Spring Street

Pensacola, FL 32502

This the 29th day of August, 2023

Scott W. Hassell

Probate Judge

September 1, 8, 15, and 22, 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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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 26, 2023, 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 B-2, General Business District to R-1, One-Family Residence District.

Part of Lots 1-3, in the Paden and Hughes Supplement to Block 1, in the Interurban Land Com-pany First Addition, according to the map of said supplement recorded in Plat Book B, Page 208, Probate Office, lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama (Street Address be-ing 1203 Gardner Street).

Iva Nelson

City Clerk

September 1 and 8, 2023       

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ORDINANCE NO. O-56-23

Authorizing Conveyance of Certain Property

Whereas the City of Gadsden owns property located on North 6th Street, more particularly de-scribed as follows:

For a point of beginning to describe the lands herein conveyed, commence at the Northwest corner of the SW ¼ of the NE ¼, and from thence run in a Southerly direction along the West line of said forty a distance of 276.5 feet to a point in the Southwest line of North Sixth (for-merly known as Spring) Street; thence in a Southeasterly direction and alone the Southwest line of said Street a distance of 437.5 feet to a point, which said last mentioned point is the beginning point to describe the lands here conveyed, and from said beginning point run in a Southwesterly direction, and at right angles to said Sixth Street a distance of 175 feet; thence to the left at an angle of 90° and run in a Southeasterly direction a distance of 2 feet; thence to the right at an angle of 90° and run in a Southwesterly direction a distance of 225.7 feet, more or less, to the Easterly bank of Town Creek; thence in a Northwesterly direction up and with the meanderings of the Easterly bank of said Creek to the Northwest line of that certain tract of land conveyed by Mamie Fowler to D.L. Baker and wife Bertha Baker by deed dated 25th July, 1944, and recorded in Book “6-W” page 194, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, thence in a Northeasterly direction and along the Northwest line of said Baker lot a distance of 50 feet; thence in a Southerly direction and in a direct line a distance of 91 feet, more or less, to a point in the Southeast line of said Baker lot, which said last mentioned point is 296 feet Southwesterly, measured along the Southeast line of said Baker lot, from the Southwest line of Sixth Street; thence in a Northeasterly direction and along the Southeast line of said Baker lot a distance of 121 feet; thence to the right at an angle of 90° and run in a Southeasterly direction a distance of 48 feet to the Northwest corner of that certain lot conveyed by W.C. Bellenger and wife to John L. Tyler by deed dated 25th October, 1923, and recorded in Book “4-I” page 71, Probate Office; thence in a Northeasterly direction and along the Northwest line of said Tyler lot a distance of 175 feet to a point in the Southwest line of Sixth Street; thence in a South-easterly direction along the Southwest line of said Street a distance of 46 feet to the point of beginning, and embracing portions of the SW ¼ of the NE ¼ and portions of the SE ¼ of the NW ¼ in Section 4, Township 12 South, Range 6 East of Huntsville Meridian, in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, together with all improvements located thereon.

Whereas, the City of Gadsden desires to convey the property to the Greater Gadsden Housing Authority; BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GADSDEN, ALABAMA, as follows:

1. This real property is not needed for any municipal or public purpose.

2. The Mayor is hereby authorized and directed to execute a quit claim deed to and in favor of the Greater Gadsden Housing Authority. Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden, Alabama, at a meeting held on August 29, 2023.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

September 8, 2023

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ORDINANCE NO. O-57-23

Amending City Code Section 46-97(b)(4)

Whereas, the current Ordinance prohibits commercial deliveries adjacent to residential areas from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m.; and

Whereas, Wal-Mart store #310 seeks an amendment to the City’s noise ordinance to allow deliveries from 4:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. because it requires more deliveries since COVID, due to customers ordering on-line for store pickup; and

Whereas, a noise study was conducted to determine the noise impact, if any, on the adjacent residential units. As determined by its study, the impact of noise caused by deliveries to the store on adjacent residential units would not exceed 70 decibels. 70 decibels is equivalent to office noise or noise inside a motor vehicle traveling at 60 mph; 

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

Section 1. Section 46-97(b)(4) of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Gadsden is amended to read as follows:

(4) Loading, unloading and delivery activities. Loading, unloading, delivery, opening, closing or other handling of boxes, crates, containers, supplies, foodstuffs, building materials, garbage cans, or similar objects between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. the following day across a residential real property boundary, within a noise sensitive zone or within a residential area. This includes all forms of delivery, whether delivered by the distributors, agents, dealers, stores or consumers, by their own vehicles, by hired trucks, by common carriers or by other means, including time while waiting to load, unload, deliver, open, close or handle, and sounds or signals (including flashing lights) involved in backing up of such vehicles.

(a) Should any loading, unloading or deliveries occur before or after the above prescribed time, such activity may not exceed 70 decibels as read by a sound level meter at any point that is normally occupied as a residence.

Section 3. The section, subsections, paragraphs, sentences, clauses and phrases of this ordinance are severable.  If any section, subsection, paragraph, sentence, clause and phrase of this ordinance is declared unconstitutional or invalid by a valid judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction, such judgment shall not affect the validity of any other section, subsection, paragraph, sentence, clause and phrase of this ordinance.  The city council declares that it is its intent that it would have enacted this ordinance without such invalid or unconstitutional provisions. 

Section 4. The provisions of this ordinance repeal any prior ordinance or provision of the Gadsden City Code to the extent of any conflict.

Section 5.  This ordinance shall become effective on August 29, 2023. Adopted this ordinance at an open public meeting held on August 29, 2023.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

September 8, 2023

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ORDINANCE NO. O-58-23

Amending Fiscal Year 2023 Budget

WHEREAS, the City of Gadsden has been awarded a grant from the Alabama Tourism Depart-ment in the amount of $13,000.00, to assist with expenses involved with Art on the Rocks, Trick or Treat Village, and Christmas at the Falls. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GADSDEN, ALABAMA, that the General Fund Budget adopted by Ordinance No. O-35-22 (Fiscal Year 2023 Budget), is amended by increasing the following accounts:

#302-6502-332.00-00 (State Grants) in the amount of $13,000.00; and account

#302-6502-451.60-50 (Special Events) in the amount of $13,000.00. Adopted by the City Council of the City of Gadsden, Alabama, at an open public meeting held on August 29, 2023.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

September 8, 2023        

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NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS

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, October 3, 2023, for furnishing all labor, materials, equipment, and service required to complete 2023-2024 City of Gadsden Landscape Maintenance Bid, Bid Request No. 3528, 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. Specifications, and Contract Documents are open to the public for inspection at the City Hall. Electronic (pdf) Specifications, and Contract Documents may be obtained from the City of Gadsden Engineering Department, Room 301, City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama (phone: (256)-549-4520), immediately for free. All bidders must be registered with the City of Gadsden Engineering Department in order to submit a bid. Bids received from unregistered bidders will be rejected.

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 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, with a specialty in landscaping, before the bid will be considered by the awarding authority.  A current license number must be included on the bid. Contractor must also have on staff an employee(s) with an undergraduate degree in Landscape Horticulture and Agronomy. Proof shall be submitted prior to award. 

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.

THE CITY GADSDEN, ALABAMA

CRAIG FORD, Mayor

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

September 8, 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 STATE PROJECT NO. ATRP2-28-2022-028 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 September 29, 2023 and at that time publicly opened for constructing the Intersection Improvements (Turn Lane Installations, Traffic Signal Up-grades, and Traffic Stripe) on SR-25 (US-411) at Whorton Bend Road in Rainbow City. Length 0.067 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 Fifty (50) Working Days.

A 2.00% DBE Contract Obligation Is Required.

A Bidding Proposal may be purchased for $5.00. Plans may be purchased for $11.00 per set. Plans and Proposals are available at the Alabama Department of Transportation, 1409 Colise-um Boulevard, Room E-108, Montgomery, AL 36110. Checks should be made payable to the Al-abama Department of Transportation. Plans and Proposals will be mailed only upon receipt of remittance. No refunds will be made.

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 $381,403 To $466,160 .

Plans and Specifications are on file in Room E-108 of the Alabama Department of Transporta-tion 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.

Section 34-8-8. Code of Alabama 1975 as amended states in part as follows: ‘… it will be

necessary for him or her to show evidence of license before his or her bid is considered,’ Fur-ther, Section 34-8-8, Code of Alabama 1975 as amended also states in part as follows: ‘All Owners, Architects, and engineers receiving bids pursuant to this chapter shall require the per-son, firm, or corporation to include his or her current license number on the bid.’

The right to reject any or all bids is reserved.

JOHN R. COOPER

Transportation Director

September 8, 15, and 22, 2023

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NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS FEDERAL AID PROJECT NO.  STPAA-NR13(950) ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

Sealed bids will be received by the Director of Transportation at the office of the Alabama De-partment of Transportation, Montgomery, Alabama until 10:00 AM on September 29, 2023 and at that time publicly opened for constructing the Roadway Safety Improvements (Curb and Ramp Installations) on SR-1 (US-431) and SR-74 at various locations southeast of Gadsden as indicated in the plans.

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 Forty-five (45) Working Days. A 6.00% DBE Contract Obligation Is Required.

A Bidding Proposal may be purchased for $5.00. Plans may be purchased for $7.00 per set. Plans and Proposals are available at the Alabama Department of Transportation, 1409 Colise-um Boulevard, Room E-108, Montgomery, AL 36110. Checks should be made payable to the Al-abama 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 Ala-bama 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 $471,336 To $576,078 .

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 Transporta-tion 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 Transporta-tion, Subtitle A, Office of The Secretary, Part 21, nondiscrimination in federally-assisted pro-grams of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such act, hereby notifies all bid-ders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this adver-tisement, minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in re-sponse 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

September 8, 15, and 22, 2023

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NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS STATE MAINTENANCE PROJECT NO. 99-501-285-000-301 ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

Sealed bids will be received by the Director of Transportation at the office of the Alabama De-partment of Transportation, Montgomery, Alabama until 10:00 AM on September 29, 2023 and at that time publicly opened for the Maintenance Bridge Painting on SR-77 over Clear Creek; on the I-59 Northbound On-Ramp over Big Willis Creek; on I-759 (Eastbound and Westbound Roadways) over the Black Creek Parkway; and on I-759 (Eastbound and Westbound Roadways) over SR-25 (US-411) in Gadsden.

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 One Hundred Fifteen (115) Working Days.

A Bidding Proposal may be purchased for $5.00. Plans may be purchased for $33.00 per set. Plans and Proposals are available at the Alabama Department of Transportation, 1409 Colise-um Boulevard, Room E-108, Montgomery, AL 36110. Checks should be made payable to the Al-abama Department of Transportation. Plans and Proposals will be mailed only upon receipt of remittance. No refunds will be made.

Cashier’s check or bid bond for 5% of bid (maximum – $50,000.00) made payable to the Ala-bama 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 $1,054,460 To $1,288,758 .

Plans and Specifications are on file in Room E-108 of the Alabama Department of Transporta-tion 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.

Section 34-8-8. Code of Alabama 1975 as amended states in part as follows: ‘… it will be nec-essary for him or her to show evidence of license before his or her bid is considered,’ Further, Section 34-8-8, Code of Alabama 1975 as amended also states in part as follows: ‘All Owners, Architects, and engineers receiving bids pursuant to this chapter shall require the person, firm, or corporation to include his or her current license number on the bid.’

The right to reject any or all bids is reserved.

JOHN R. COOPER

Transportation Director

September 8, 15, and 22, 2023

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LEGAL NOTICE

The following storage units will be auctioned on September 13, 2023 beginning at 10:00 A.M. on the premises of Southtowne Mini Warehouses. Southtowne is located at 199 Woodland Drive, off of Steele Station Road in Rainbow City, Alabama, 35906

Pinky Prewitt  Unit 569; 618

Maegan Garrard Unit 614

Tami Powell Unit 144

Terrell Willbanks Unit 152

Sallie Lawrence Unit 163

Lisa Turk Unit 184, 533

Jason Wood Unit RV15

Britney Rawlinson Unit 337

Triston Couch Unit 398

Janis Poleate Unit 407

Lauren Horn Unit 411

Shane Smith Unit 419

Cody Odell Unit 4360

Michael Maxwell Unit 606

Jessica Spears Unit 613

Lauri Price Unit 28-1B

Rhonda Meeks Unit 682

Lemario Antwaun Unit 82-10

Samantha Moore Unit 83-3

Christi Short Unit J-13

Southtowne Mini Warehouses

199 Woodland Drive

Rainbow City, AL. 35906

September 1 and 8, 2023 

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LEGAL NOTICE

The following units will be auctioned or otherwise disposed of on September 14, 2023 begin-ning at 9:00 a.m. on the premises of Stock it and Lock it mini storage located at 3403 Rainbow Parkway, Rainbow City, AL. 35906.

Nicole Bolding Unit 136-E

Tavia Cyphers Unit 476-N

Jessie Lykes Unit 312-K

Stock it & Lock It Mini Storage

3403 Rainbow Parkway

Rainbow City, AL. 35906

September 1 and 8, 2023                                                                                          

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the fol-lowing described abandoned vehicle(s) on 10/27/2023.

2005 Nissan Armada VIN: 5N1AA 08B95N729921

2015 Kia Optima VIN: 5XXGM4A70FG504500

2005 Jeep Liberty VIN: 1J4GK48K45W598050

Thacker Towing

927 5th Ave NE

Attalla, AL 35954

(256) 546-9994

September 1 and 8, 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 10/03/2023 at 8am. 

2005 Hyundai Santa FeVIN:  KM8SC13D85U968654

Tommy Tows

3403 Forrest Ave

Gadsden, AL 35904

(256) 490-3715

September 1 and 8, 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 10/27/2023. 

2004 Ford F-150 VIN: 1FTRX12W44NC61232

2009 Kenworth T600 VIN: 1XKAA0 8X69J249708

Thacker Towing

927 5th Avenue NE

Attalla, AL. 35954

256-546-9994

September 1 and 8, 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.

2021 Toyota Camry VIN: 4T1C11AK1MU568669

2001 Honda Odyssey  VIN: 2HKRL 18561H596997

Huff Wrecker

2019 3rd St SW

Attalla, AL 35954

(256) 538-6000

September 1 and 8, 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 9/20/2023.

2008 Infiniti Ex35 VIN:  JNKAJ09E88M303840

JR Motors

1740 Jones Street

Gadsden, AL. 35904

September 1 and 8, 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 9/18/2023 at 9am. 

2015 Kia Forte Silver Vin:KNAFX 4A67F353702

2010 GMC Yukon Gold Vin:1GKUCC E03AR191952

MDSR Towing

2820 Fields Avenue

Gadsden, AL. 35903

256-390-9152

September 1 and 8, 2023

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the fol-lowing described abandoned vehicle(s) on 11/03/2023. 

2007 Kawasaki VN2000 VIN: JKBVNMF147A004111

2019 Jeep Cherokee VIN: 1C4PJLCB8KD348831

Thacker Towing

927 5th Ave NE

Attalla, AL 35954

(256) 546-9994

September 8 and 15, 2023

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