Legals for 9/23/2022 – 9/29/2022

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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 Willard E. Mitchell and Barbara A. Mitchell, husband and wife, to Regions Bank, on December 31, 2014, said mortgage being recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, on January 22, 2015, as Document Number 3412734. Regions Bank, the current holder, under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage, will sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, in front of the main entrance of the Etowah County Courthouse, in Gadsden, Alabama, on October 3, 2022, during the legal hours of sale, the following described real estate, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

A LOT DESCRIBED AS BEGINNING AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF LOT NUMBER 6 IN WHAT IS KNOWN AS BLOCK NUMBER 1 IN BISHOPS EAST END ADDITION TO EAST GADSDEN, AS SHOWN BY A MAP RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK “A”. PAGE 17, PROBATE OFFICE, ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA AND FROM THENCE RUN IN A NORTHEASTERLY DIRECTION AND ALONG THE NORTHERLY LINE OF SAID LOT NUMBER 6 A DISTANCE OF 125.5 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE IN A NORTHERLY DIRECTION, IN A DIRECT LINE, A DISTANCE OF 121.7 FEET TO A POINT IN THE SOUTHERLY LINE OF MARKER STREET, AS SHOWN BY THE MAP OF M.N. LANDERS SECOND ADDITION TO EAST GADSDEN AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK “A”, PAGE 412, SAID PROBATE OFFICE, AND WHICH SAID POINT IS 75 FEET EASTERLY, MEASURED ALONG THE SOUTHERLY LINE OF MARKER STREET FROM THE POINT OF INTERSECTION WITH THE EASTERLY LINE OF RALLS AVENUE, AS SHOWN BY THE MAP OF SHADOWLAWN SUBDIVISION RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK “C”, PAGES 74 AND 75, SAID PROBATE OFFICE; THENCE IN A WESTERLY DIRECTION AND ALONG THE SOUTHERLY LINE OF SAID MARKER STREET A DISTANCE OF 75 FEET TO A POINT IN THE EASTERLY LINE OF SAID RALLS AVENUE; THENCE IN A SOUTHERLY DIRECTION ALONG THE EASTERLY LINE OF SAID RALLS AVENUE, AND IN A DIRECT LINE, A DISTANCE OF 150 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, AND EMBRACING A PORTION OF LOT NUMBER FOUR (4) IN BLOCK NUMBER ONE (1) IN BISHOPS EAST END ADDITION TO EAST GADSDEN, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS THE SAME APPEARS OF RECORD IN PLAT BOOK “A”, PAGE 17, PROBATE OFFICE, AND BEING AND LYING IN THE CITY OF GADSDEN, ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA, TOGETHER WITH ALL IMPROVEMENTS LOCATED THEREON, THE FOREGOING DESCRIBED REAL ESTATE BEING CONVEYED, HOWEVER, SUBJECT TO THE RIGHTS OF THE ALABAMA MINERAL LAND COMPANY, A CORPORATION, AND THOSE CLAIMING UNDER BY AND THROUGH IT WITH RESPECT TO THE MINERALS, MINERAL AND MINING RIGHTS PRIVILEGES AND INTERESTS IN UNDER AND UPON THE SAME. SUBJECT TO RESTRICTIONS, RESERVATIONS, EASEMENTS, COVENANTS, OIL, GAS OR MINERAL RIGHTS OF RECORD, IF ANY. BEING THE SAME PREMISES CONVEYED TO WILLARD E. MITCHELL AND WIFE, BARBARA A. MITCHELL, AS JOINT TENANTS WITH RIGHT OF SURVIVORSHIP FROM NELLIE M. ALFORD, A SINGLE WOMAN BY WARRANTY DEED WITH

RIGHT OF SURVIVORSHIP DATED 12/1/1985, AND RECORDED ON 12/3/1985, AT BOOK 1435, PAGE 387, IN ETOWAH COUNTY, AL.

More commonly known as: 106 Ralls Ave, East Gadsden, AL 35903

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

Regions Bank (“Transferee”)

Halliday, Watkins & Mann, P.C.

244 Inverness Center Drive

Birmingham, AL 35242

Phone: (801) 355-2886

September 9, 16 and 23, 2022

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FORECLOSURE NOTICE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by the mortgage given by Russ R. Middlebrooks and Lynn H. Middlebrooks, as Mortgagor, to Joe E. Gamberi, Jr., and Frank Minogue, as Mortgagee, dated April 21, 2008, and recorded as Instrument 3292875, 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 29th day of September, 2022, the following described property to-wit:

Commencing at an existing 1/2” pipe at the SE corner of the NW 1/4 of the NW 1/4 of Section 17, Township 11 South, Range 8 East of the Huntsville Meridian, and run North 00°27’26” West along the East line thereof 335.46 feet to an existing 3/4” pipe; thence run North 89°41’00” West leaving said East line 625.78 feet to the point of beginning of the property described herein; thence continue North 89°41’00” West 235 feet to a point; thence run South 00°19’00” West 170.59 feet to the North right of way of Gowans Circle (40’ R/W); thence run South 82°20’06” East along said right of way 236.95 feet to a point; thence run North 00°19’00” East leaving said right way 200.90 feet to the point of beginning. Said property being a portion of the NW 1/4 of the NW 1/4 of Section 17, Township 11 South, Range 8 East, Etowah County, Alabama.

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

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

This the 8th day of September, 2022.

Joe E. Gamberi, Jr. and Frank Minogue, Mortgagee

/s/ James C. Inzer, III

Inzer, Haney, McWhorter, Haney & Skelton, LLC

Attorney for Mortgagee

September 9, 16, and 23, 2022

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MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage executed by Virgil Danny Hancock to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., acting solely as nominee for Hometown Lenders Inc., dated July 1, 2021 said mortgage recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, in Instrument Number 3523868 . Said mortgage was subsequently sold, assigned and transferred to Data Mortgage, Inc.. Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the undersigned, Data Mortgage, Inc., will sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, in front of the main entrance of the Courthouse in Etowah County, Alabama on October 12, 2022, during the legal hours of sale, all of its right, title, and interest in and to the following describe real estate situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

COMMENCING AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 9, TOWNSHIP 10 SOUTH, RANGE 5 EAST; THENCE NORTH 88 DEGREES 25 MINUTES 00 SECONDS EAST 619.80 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 06 DEGREES 12 MINUTES 00 SECONDS EAST 232.87 FEET TO A THREE FOURTH INCH PIPE BEING THE POINT OF BEGINNING FOR THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED; THENCE SOUTH 14 DEGREES 45 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST 250.00 FEET TO A THREE FOURTH INCH PIPE ON THE NORTHEAST RIGHT-OF-WAY OF A COUNTY ROAD; THENCE NORTH 63 DEGREES 11 MINUTES 38 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY 180.04 FEET TO A HALF INCH REBAR; THENCE NORTH 14 DEGREES 45 MINUTES 00 SECONDS EAST 249.82 FEET TO A HALF INCH REBAR; THENCE SOUTH 63 DEGREES 15 MINUTES 00 SECONDS EAST 180.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. PROPERTY BEING IN ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA. Property Street Address for Informational Purposes: 401 Rosser Blvd Boaz AL 35956 Said property will be sold “AS IS”. NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, IS MADE AS TO THE TITLE OF SAID PROPERTY. Said property is subject to any title deficiencies including but not limited to: any outstanding ad valorem taxes – including taxes which are a lien but not yet due and payable, any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, any assessments liens, encumbrances, zoning ordinances, restrictions, covenants, and matters of record superior to the Mortgage first set out above. Said property will be sold subject to the right of redemption of all parties entitled thereto. The highest bidder must tender a non-refundable deposit of five thousand dollars ($5,000) in certified funds at the time and place of sale. The highest bidder must tender the remainder to the ALAW Law office withing 24 hours of the sale. Should the winning bidder fail to tender the total amount due within 24 hours, ALAW reserves the right to award the sale to the next highest bidder. 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 the rights and programs as a part of the foreclosure process.This sale will be made for the purpose of paying the same and all expenses of this sale, as provided in said Mortgage and by Alabama law. This sale is subject to postponement or cancellation.**This is an attempt to collect a debt and any information obtained may be used for that purpose.* *

Data Mortgage, Inc.,

Mortgagee or Transferee Jonathan Smothers ALAW

One Independence Plaza, Suite 416

Birmingham, AL 35209

Attorney for Mortgagee/Transferee 22-008331 A-4759599

September 16, 23 and 30, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

John Mitchell Leftwich and Cathy Jean Freedberg was/were appointed Personal Representa-tive(s) on 08/30/2022 to the Estate of Betty Sue Leftwich, 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 16, 23 and 30, 22022

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FILE CLAIMS

Anna F. Cleveland was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 08/23/2022 to the Estate of John Franklin Watkins, 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 16, 23 and 30, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Jaimie Leigh Owens Sweeten was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 08/17/2022 over the Estate of Ty Derrick Owens, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama noti-fies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

September 16, 23 and 30, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

James C. Pope, Jr. was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 08/30/2022 to the Estate of James C. Pope, Sr., deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all per-sons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

September 16, 23 and 30, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Dollie Brown was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 08/15/2022 over the Estate of Leola P. Gladden, 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 16, 23 and 30, 2022     

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FILE CLAIMS

Linda Sue Gilbert was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 08/18/2022 to the Estate Howard Gilbert, 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 16, 23 and 30, 2022   

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FILE CLAIMS

Jolene Osborn Foster was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 08/24/2022 to the Estate Ruby Lean Osborn, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all per-sons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

September 16, 23 and 30, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Quinton Pettis Young, III and J. Trinna Rutledge was/were appointed Personal Co-Representative(s) on 08/18/2022 to the Estate Christina West Young, 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 16, 23 and 30, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Joshua Mancil was/were appointed Personal Co-Representative(s) on 08/17/2022 over the Es-tate of Carla Wynn Hall, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all per-sons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

September 16, 23 and 30, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Ginger Hunter was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 08/16/2022 to the Estate of Shirley Illowene Adkins, 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 16, 23 and 30, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Brian C. Smith was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 08/16/2022 to the Estate of Cleatis L. 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 16, 23 and 30, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Jason Hugh Knight was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 08/15/2022 to the Estate of Cecil William Nesbitt, 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 16, 23 and 30, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Deedra Pearson Koon was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 08/29/2022 over the Estate of Mary Frances Pearson, 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 16, 23 and 30, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Andrew David Bailey was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 08/31/2022 over the Estate of Diane Gillilan, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all per-sons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

September 16, 23 and 30, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Kathy Johnson was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 08/23/2022 over the Estate of Michael Brian Johnson, 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 23, 30 and October 7, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Billy Lashawn Aaron was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 09/13/2022 to the Estate of William H. Aaron, 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 23, 30 and October 7, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Paul Lynn Reeves was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 09/13/2022 to the Estate of Margaret E. Reeves, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all per-sons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

September 23, 30 and October 7, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Sarah Joan Smith Roberson was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 09/12/2022 to the Estate of Virgil Ethridge Smith, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama noti-fies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

September 23, 30 and October 7, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Jacob Millican, Esq. was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 09/13/2022 to the Estate of Danny Vernon Moon, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

September 23, 30 and October 7, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

George Shane Myers and Frank Dewayne Myers was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 09/07/2022 to the Estate of George Franklin Myers, 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 23, 30 and October 7, 2022

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FILE CLAIMS

Jennifer Tanner Wingo was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 06/28/2022 to the Estate of Donald Ray Tanner, 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 23, 30 and October 7, 2022

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NOTICE OF SALE OF PROPERTY FROM ESTATE

Whereas, on July 6, 2022, the Judge of Probate for Etowah County, Alabama, granted the Conservator’s application for Partial Settlement and the sale of land from the Conservatorship of Thomas M. Parks, Jr., Case No.: S-9414, and directed that the following property situated in Etowah County, Alabama, be sold:

Lot 8 Mitchell Park Supplement Addition Plat F-367, in City of Gadsden, Sec 29 TWP 11s R 6E.  Property Address:  228 Tabor Road, Gadsden, Alabama 35904.

The sale will occur at the office of Copeland Law, LLP, 816 Chestnut St., Gadsden, AL. 35901.  It is expected to occur on or before October 3, 2022.  The sale price is $87,500 pursuant to the existing purchase contact.  Said sale is subject to unpaid taxes or assessments whether of record or not.  Liens exist thereon.

Knowles & Sullivan, LLC

Attorney for Conservator

413 Broad Street

Gadsden, AL. 35901

256-547-7200

September 16, 23 and 30, 2022   

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NOTICE OF ADOPTION HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE:  THE ADOPTION PETITION OF HARRY GARCIA KENNON AND ELISE MICHELLE KENNON

CASE NO:  A-1808

To:  Antearia Shantil Rutledge

Whereabouts Unknow

You are hereby notified that a Petition for Adoption of a minor child born to Antearia Shantil Rutledge on May 4, 2011 was filed on March 1, 2022.  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.

Done this the 24th day of August, 2022

Attorney for Petitioner(s):

Christopher Word, Esq.

P.O. Box 8241

Gadsden, AL. 35902

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

September 2, 9, 16 and 23, 2022

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NOTICE OF HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE: SANDY D. FIELDS, DECEASED,

Case # S-10590

TO: Any and all unknown heirs of Sandy D. Fields Whose whereabouts are unknown

Please take notice that a Petition to Sell Real Property was filed in the Office of the Judge of Probate, and further, that the 18th day of October, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. was appointed a day and time for hearing on said Petition, thereof at which time you may appear and support and/or contest the Petition, if you so choose.

DONE THIS THE 6th DAY OF September , 2022

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

September 9, 16 and 23, 2022

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NOTICE OF HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE:  CHARLES HUNT, ALLEGED INCAPACITATED,

Case # I.320

TO: Any and all relatives of CHARLES HUNT

Please take notice that a PETITION FOR LETTERS OF GUARDIANSHIP was filed in the Office of the Judge of Probate, and further, that the 18th day of OCTOBER , 2022 at 2:30 p.m. was appointed a day and time for hearing on said Petition, thereof at which time you may appear and support and/or contest the Petition, if you so choose.

DONE THIS THE 2ND DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 2022.

Scatt W. Hassell

PROBATE JUDGE

September 9, 16 and 23, 2022

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NOTICE OF HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE: RICKEY UNDERWOOD,

ALLEGED INCAPACITATED,

Case # 1:318

TO: Any and all relatives of RICKEY UNDERWOOD

Please take notice that a PETITION FOR LETTERS OF GUARDIANSHIP AND CONSERVATORSHIP was filed in the Office of the Judge of Probate, and further, that the 11th day of OCTOBER , 2022 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 1ST  DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 2022

Scott Hassell

PROBATE JUDGE

September 9, 16 and 23, 2022

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NOTICE OF HEARING

IN RE: THE ESTATE OF SARAH JANE ANTHONY, DECEASED,

Case # S-12157

NOTICE TO:  Gerald Ray Hope, Carol Jean Brock, Donna Sue Works Gregory Pierce, Randy Ger-ald Pierce, Cynthia Elizabeth Pierce, heirs-at-law and next of kin of Vernon Lamar Bunn.

A Petition To Probate the Last Will and Testament of Sarah Jane Anthony shall be heard by un-dersigned at the Etowah County Courthouse on 14th day of November, 2022, at 11:00 A.M.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

Richard A. Rhea

RHEA BOYD & RHEA

930 Forrest Avenue

Gadsden, AL. 35901

256-547-6801

September 16, 23, 30 and October 7, 2022

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LEGAL NOTICE

NOTICE TO:  UKNOWN FATHER AND TO MOTHER OF FEMALE CHILD BORN JULY 22, 2015

IN RE:  Adoption Petition of KENNETH RAY HALL

Case Number:  A-1852

Please take notice that a Petition for Adoption in the above-styled matter has been filed in said Court by KENNETH RAY HALL, Petitioner, and the same has been set for hearing on the 2nd day of November 2022 at 10:30 A.M. in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama, 800 Forrest Avenue.  Please be advised that if you intend to contest this adoption, you must file a written response within thirty (30) days hereof with counsel for said Petitioner, whose name and address are as shown below, and with the Clerk of the said Probate Court, and/or appear at said Hearing.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

Richard A. Rhea

Attorney for Petitioner

930 Forrest Avenue

Gadsden, AL. 35901

256-547-6801

September 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2022

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LEGAL NOTICE

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF SUMNER COUNTY,

TENNESSEE AT GALLATIN

IN THE MATTER OF: EMMA LOUISE BAILEY, DOB:  01/26/2014

A CHILD UNDER THE AGE OF 18

Docket No.  83CC1-2022-CV-488

SAMUEL EVAN THRASHER

Petitioner,

V.S.

JASON SLOAN BAILEY Respondent/Father.

In this cause, it appearing from the Order of Publication, that the residence of the Respondent, Jason Sloan Bailey, is unknown and cannot be ascertained upon diligent inquiry, it was ordered that publication be made for four consecutive weeks, in The Messenger, to notify Respondent, Jason Sloan Bailey, to file an answer with the Sumner County Circuit Court Clerk at P.O. Box 549, Gallatin, TN 37066 and send a copy to Petitioner attorney, Jennifer L. E. Williams, whose address is 101 Fifth Avenue West, Suite 4, Springfield, TN 37172, within 30 days from the last date of publication, exclusive of the last date of publication, or a judgment by default may be entered against Respondent.  Failure to respond may result in the termination of parental rights in favor of the Petitioners regarding the above-named child. 

This the 31st day of August 2022

Honorable Joe H. Thompson

Judge

Jennifer L. E. Williams

Attorney for Petitioner

101 Fifth Avenue West, Suite 4

Springfield, TN 37172

(615) 384-3388 office

615) 384-9035 fax

September 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2022

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NOTICE OF CIVIL ACTION TO QUIET TITLE TO REAL PROPERTY

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

KEVIN PHILLIPS, PLAINTIFF

V.

CV-2022-900300.00

A PARCEL OF LAND DESCRIBED AS

FOLLOWS:

Parcel One –

The NE1/4 of the NE1/4 of Section 13, T-10- S, R-7-E and a portion of the SE1/4 of the NE1/4 described as follows: Begin at the NW corner of the SE1/4 of the NE1/4 of Section 13, T-10-S, R-7-S and run East along the North line of Section 13 a distance of 1,320 feet to the Northeast corner of said forty; thence run South along the East line of said forty a distance of 300.00 feet; thence run Southwesterly a distance of 1,500.00 feet to a point on the Westerly line of said forty; thence run North along the West line of said forty a distance of 780.00 feet to the point of beginning.

Said Parcel No. One being a portion of the East ½ of the of the NE1/4 of Section 13, T-10-S, R-7-S lying and being in Etowah County, Alabama.

Parcel Two –

Begin at the Southwest corner of the SW1/4 of the SW1/4 of Section 13, T-10-S, R-7-E, Etowah County, Alabama and run North along the West line of said forty a distance of 1320.00 feet to the Northwest corner thereof; thence run East along the North line of said forty a distance of 1,320.00 feet to the Northeast corner thereof; thence run North along the West line of the NE1/4 of the SW1/4 of Section 13 a distance of 1,320.00 feet to the Northwest corner thereof; thence run East along the North line of the NE1/4 of the SW1/4 a distance of 1,320.00 feet to the Northeast corner thereof; thence run North along the West line  of the West ½ of the SW1/4 of the NE1/4 of Section 13, T-10-S-R-7-E to the Northwest corner thereof, thence run East along the North line of said twenty to the Northeast corner thereof; thence run South along the East line of said twenty to the Southeast corner thereof; thence run East along the North line of the NW1/4 of the SE1/4 Section 13, T-10-S, R-7- E a distance of 85.00 feet; thence run Southwesterly a distance of 1215.00 feet to the East line  of the NE1/4 of the SW1/4 of Section 13, T-10-S, R-7-E; thence continue Southwesterly a distance of 455.00 feet to a point on the North line of the SE1/4 of the SW1/4 of Section 13, T-10-S, R-7-E; thence continue Southwesterly a distance of 1,430.00 feet to a point on East line of the SW1/4 of the SW1/4 of Section 13; thence continue Southwesterly a distance of 365.00 feet to  the South line of the SW1/4 of the SW1/4, Section 13, T-10-S, R-7-E; thence run West along the South line of said forty a distance of  1,120.00 feet to the point of beginning.        

Said Parcel No. Two  being a portion of the SW1/4, NW1/4 of SE1/4,  SW1/4 of NE1/4, all of Section 13, T-10-S, R-7-E, Etowah, County, Alabama. 

ETOWAH COUNTY TAX PARCEL: 02-06-13-0-000-001.001 PPIN 527

ETOWAH COUNTY TAX PARCEL: 02-06-13-0-000-001.005 PPIN 531

ETOWAH COUNTY TAX PARCEL: 02-06-13-0-000-001.006 PPIN 532

ETOWAH COUNTY TAX PARCEL: 02-06-13-0-000-001.007 PPIN 533

ETOWAH COUNTY TAX PARCEL: 02-06-13-0-000-012.000 PPIN 556

ETOWAH COUNTY TAX PARCEL: 02-06-13-0-000-014.000 PPIN 558

ETOWAH COUNTY TAX PARCEL: 02-06-13-0-000-015.000 PPIN 559                                                                               

AND

ETOWAH COUNTY PROPERTIES, LLC

INCLUDING ANY SUCCESSORS IN INTEREST, 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 persons claiming any future, contingent, reversionary, remainder, or other interest therein, who may claim any interest in the above described property,

DEFENDANTS.

NOTICE ISSUED TO THE FOLLOWING DEFENDANTS: any and all unknown parties, including any persons claiming any present interest therein and including any persons claiming any future contingent, reversionary, reminder, or other interest therein, who may claim any interest in the above described real property:

Parcel One –

The NE1/4 of the NE1/4 of Section 13, T-10- S, R-7-E and a portion of the SE1/4 of the NE1/4 described as follows: Begin at the NW corner of the SE1/4 of the NE1/4 of Section 13, T-10-S, R-7-S and run East along the North line of Section 13 a distance of 1,320 feet to the Northeast corner of said forty; thence run South along the East line of said forty a distance of 300.00 feet; thence run Southwesterly a distance of 1,500.00 feet to a point on the Westerly line of said forty; thence run North along the West line of said forty a distance of 780.00 feet to the point of beginning.

Said Parcel No. One being a portion of the East ½ of the of the NE1/4 of Section 13, T-10-S, R-7-S lying and being in Etowah County, Alabama.

Parcel Two –

Begin at the Southwest corner of the SW1/4 of the SW1/4 of Section 13, T-10-S, R-7-E, Etowah County, Alabama and run North along the West line of said forty a distance of 1320.00 feet to the Northwest corner thereof; thence run East along the North line of said forty a distance of 1,320.00 feet to the Northeast corner thereof; thence run North along the West line of the NE1/4 of the SW1/4 of Section 13 a distance of 1,320.00 feet to the Northwest corner thereof; thence run East along the North line of the NE1/4 of the SW1/4 a distance of 1,320.00 feet to the Northeast corner thereof; thence run North along the West line  of the West ½ of the SW1/4 of the NE1/4 of Section 13, T-10-S-R-7-E to the Northwest corner thereof, thence run East along the North line of said twenty to the Northeast corner thereof; thence run South along the East line of said twenty to the Southeast corner thereof; thence run East along the North line of the NW1/4 of the SE1/4 Section 13, T-10-S, R-7- E a distance of 85.00 feet; thence run Southwesterly a distance of 1215.00 feet to the East line  of the NE1/4 of the SW1/4 of Section 13, T-10-S, R-7-E; thence continue Southwesterly a distance of 455.00 feet to a point on the North line of the SE1/4 of the SW1/4 of Section 13, T-10-S, R-7-E; thence continue Southwesterly a distance of 1,430.00 feet to a point on East line of the SW1/4 of the SW1/4 of Section 13; thence continue Southwesterly a distance of 365.00 feet to  the South line of the SW1/4 of the SW1/4, Section 13, T-10-S, R-7-E; thence run West along the South line of said forty a distance of  1,120.00 feet to the point of beginning.        

Said Parcel No. Two  being a portion of the SW1/4, NW1/4 of SE1/4,  SW1/4 of NE1/4, all of Section 13, T-10-S, R-7-E, Etowah, County, Alabama. 

ETOWAH COUNTY TAX PARCEL: 02-06-13-0-000-001.001 PPIN 527

ETOWAH COUNTY TAX PARCEL: 02-06-13-0-000-001.005 PPIN 531

ETOWAH COUNTY TAX PARCEL: 02-06-13-0-000-001.006 PPIN 532

ETOWAH COUNTY TAX PARCEL: 02-06-13-0-000-001.007 PPIN 533

ETOWAH COUNTY TAX PARCEL: 02-06-13-0-000-012.000 PPIN 556

ETOWAH COUNTY TAX PARCEL: 02-06-13-0-000-014.000 PPIN 558

ETOWAH COUNTY TAX PARCEL: 02-06-13-0-000-015.000 PPIN 559                     

Please take notice that Kevin Phillips has filed an action in the Circuit Court of Etowah County seeking to quiet title to the above described property.  The above named defendants, whose whereabouts are unknown, must answer said Complaint on or before October 7, 2022  or thereafter a judgment by default may be rendered against the said Defendants in Etowah County Circuit Court Case Number CV-2022-900300.00.

Done this 16th day of August, 2022

Cassandra Johnson

Clerk of the Court

Todd L. Frederick

TURNBACH, WARREN, RICE

FREDERICK & SMITH, P.C.

ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF

P. O. BOX 129

GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35902-0129

September 16, 23, 30 and October 7, 2022

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NOTICE OF CIVIL ACTION TO QUIET TITLE TO REAL PROPERTY

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

KEVIN PHILLIPS, PLAINTIFF

V. CV-2022-900299.00

A PARCEL OF LAND DESCRIBED AS

FOLLOWS:

LOTS 22 AND 23 GREENBRIAR ESTATES ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS THE SAME APPEARS OF RECORD IN PLAT BOOK “J”, PAGE 17, PROBATE OFFICE, ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA.

Lot 22 Etowah County Tax Parcel: 15-08-33-0-001-058.023; PPIN 046468

Lot 23 Etowah County Tax Parcel: 15-08-33-0-001-058.024; PPIN 046469

AND

BOBBY G. GOSS;

BRENDA W. GOSS

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 persons

claiming any future, contingent, reversionary,

remainder, or other interest therein, who may

claim any interest in the above described property,

DEFENDANTS.

NOTICE ISSUED TO THE FOLLOWING DEFENDANTS: any and all unknown parties, including any persons claiming any present interest therein and including any persons claiming any future contingent, reversionary, reminder, or other interest therein, who may claim any interest in the above described real property:

LOTS 22 AND 23 GREENBRIAR ESTATES ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS THE SAME APPEARS OF RECORD IN PLAT BOOK “J”, PAGE 17, PROBATE OFFICE, ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA.

Lot 22 Etowah County Tax Parcel: 15-08-33-0-001-058.023; PPIN 046468

Lot 23 Etowah County Tax Parcel: 15-08-33-0-001-058.024; PPIN 046469

Please take notice that Kevin Phillips has filed an action in the Circuit Court of Etowah County seeking to quiet title to the above described property.  The above named defendants, whose whereabouts are unknown, must answer said Complaint on or before October 7, 2022 or there-after a judgment by default may be rendered against the said Defendants in Etowah County Circuit Court Case Number CV-2022-900299.00.

Done this 16th day of August, 2022

Cassandra Johnson

Clerk of the Court

Todd L. Frederick

TURNBACH, WARREN, RICE

FREDERICK & SMITH, P.C.

ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF

P. O. BOX 129

GADSDEN, ALABAMA 35902-0129

September 16, 23, 30 and October 7, 2022

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LEGAL NOTICE

NOTICE TO:  UNKNOWN FATHER:

ADDRESS UNKNOWN

You will take notice that Petitioners for the Adoption of minor child born to Kayla LaShunda Smith (biological mother), was filed on the 16th day of August, 2022, alleging that the whereabouts of the minor child’s biological father is unknow and has not been disclosed to the court.  The minor child’s date of birth is December 2, 2010.

Please be advised that should you intend to contest these adoptions, you must file a written response within thirty (30) days of the date of the last publication herein with the counsel of the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama. P.O. Box 187, Gadsden, AL. 35902

This the 13th day of September, 2022. 

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

Attorney for Petitioners

Richard Rhea

930 Forrest Avenue,

Gadsden, AL. 35901

September 16, 23, 30 and October 7, 2022

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LEGAL NOTICE

NOTICE TO:  UNKNOWN FATHER:

ADDRESS UNKNOWN

You will take notice that Petitioners for the Adoption of minor child born to Kayla LaShunda Smith (biological mother), was filed on the 16th day of August, 2022, alleging that the wherea-bouts of the minor child’s biological father is unknow and has not been disclosed to the court.  The minor child’s date of birth is September 27, 2014. 

Please be advised that should you intend to contest these adoptions, you must file a written response within thirty (30) days of the date of the last publication herein with the counsel of the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama. P.O. Box 187, Gadsden, AL. 35902

This the 13th day of September, 2022. 

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

Attorney for Petitioners

Richard Rhea

930 Forrest Avenue,

Gadsden, AL. 35901

September 16, 23, 30 and October 7, 2022

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LEGAL NOTICE

NOTICE TO:  UNKNOWN FATHER:

ADDRESS UNKNOWN

You will take notice that Petitioners for the Adoption of minor child born to Kayla LaShunda Smith (biological mother), was filed on the 16th day of August, 2022, alleging that the whereabouts of the minor child’s biological father is unknow and has not been disclosed to the court.  The minor child’s date of birth is January 25, 2008. 

Please be advised that should you intend to contest these adoptions, you must file a written response within thirty (30) days of the date of the last publication herein with the counsel of the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama. P.O. Box 187, Gadsden, AL. 35902

This the 13th day of September, 2022. 

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

Attorney for Petitioners

Richard Rhea

930 Forrest Avenue,

Gadsden, AL. 35901

September 16, 23, 30 and October 7, 2022

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ORDER FOR SERVICE BY PUBLICATION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

DARRELL GREEN, Plaintiff,

V.

RJ Womack, Defendant,

Case Number:  CV-2022-900311.00

R.J. WOMACK and HEIRS; claiming any future, contingent, revisionary remainder, or other in-terest in the below-described property or who may claim an interest in such, and

A Parcel of land described as: H/S BASE YEAR; NW 25 LT 3 BLK 29 ORIGINAL SURVEY TO AT-TALLA PLAT A-226-27 3-12-5 4U-257 MORTGAGE 304-281, TAX DEED 5W-387, PROBATE CASE W-8-53

TAX PARCEL ID NO. 16-02-03-1-000-119.00

The Plaintiff, having made a Motion for Service by Publication including Plaintiff’s Attorney’s affidavit stating that Defendant R.J. WOMACK and HEIRS’ whereabouts are unknown and can-not be ascertained with due diligence; and it appearing that Plaintiff has filed a Bill to Quiet Title, it is: ORDERED AND ADJUDGED that Defendants and/or their heirs or next of kin answer the Complaint within thirty (30) days of the last publication date or thereafter a judgment by default may be rendered against him/her/them.

Done this the 14th day of September 2022

Cody D. Robinson

Circuit Judge

Knowles & Sullivan, LLC

413 Broad Street

Gadsden, AL 35901

(256) 547-7200

September 16, 23, 30 and October 7, 2022

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NOTICE OF CIVIL LAWSUIT

Case Number:  CV-20-900558-WBO      

TO: IVAN T NAIL   

This is to notify you that in Civil Action No. CV-20-900558-WBO,  entitled WinSouth Credit Un-ion V. IVAN T NAIL, presently pending in the  CIRCUIT Court of Etowah County, Alabama, Etowah County Courthouse,  Gadsden, Alabama, 35901, there is being a claim made against you for  one being negligent and/or who is avoiding service of process on the  above styled case.  

You are hereby notified that you are required to answer the claim  made against you in writ-ing, and to file the original of your answer  with the Clerk of this Court along with a copy to Brunson & Walker,  Attorneys, P.C., P.O. Box 1189, Gadsden, Alabama 35902, within 30 days  of the last date of publication. 

Failure to answer or plead in response will result in a default  against you for the unpaid bal-ance that is sought against you.    

Dated September 20, 2022

Judge Ogletree   

S/Misty Sosebee-Ledbetter 

BRUNSON & WALKER

301 Broad Street,

Gadsden, AL 35901

Telephone: (256) 543-2511 

Fax: (256) 543-8708 

September 23, 30,  October 7 and 14, 2022

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ORDINANCE NO. O-33-22

Rezoning 1900 Rainbow Drive

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

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

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden, Alabama at a meeting held on September 13, 2022.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

September 23, 2022

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ORDINANCE NO. O-34-22

Amending Fiscal Year 2022 Budget

WHEREAS, the City of Gadsden has been awarded a grant from the Alabama Tourism Depart-ment in the amount of $15,000.00, for expenses involved with marketing and promotion of the Kansas City Barbeque Society World Invitational on November 11-13, 2022 at Noccalula Falls Park.;

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GADSDEN, ALABAMA, that the General Fund Budget adopted by Ordinance No. O-12-21 (Fiscal Year 2022 Budget), is amended by in-creasing the following accounts:

#302-6502-451.60-51 (Expense Account) in the amount of $15,000.00; and account

#302-6502-332.00-00 (State of Alabama Tourism Revenue) in the amount of $15,000.00.

Adopted by the City Council of the City of Gadsden, Alabama, at an open public meeting held on September 13, 2022.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

September 23 2022

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ORDINANCE NO. O-35-22

Adopting Fiscal Year 2023 Budgets

Whereas, in compliance with §11-43B-10, 1975 Alabama Code, after proper notice given by publication, a hearing has been held to receive public comment on the proposed budgets for fiscal year 2023;       

Now, Therefore, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GADSDEN, ALABAMA, as follows:

Section 1. The budget document entitled General Fund Budget, filed with the City Clerk-Treasurer, together with all schedules and exhibits thereto, is hereby adopted as the General Fund Budget of the City of Gadsden, Alabama, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2023.

Section 2. The FY2023 General Fund Budget provides for total anticipated income in the amount of $56,638,170.

Section 3. The FY2023 General Fund Budget appropriates the amount of $53,819,726 to the Departmental Budgets and the Non-Departmental Budget.

Section 4. The FY2023 General Fund Budget appropriates the amount of $1,875,000 to Outside Agency Appropriations.  The Mayor on behalf of the City is hereby authorized to enter into a contract with each organization for the performance of a public purpose in the amount authorized in the budget.

Section 5. The FY2023 General Fund Budget appropriates the amount of $943,444 to Transfers to Other Funds.

Section 6. The FY2023 General Fund Budget appropriates the amount of $175,000 to Council Discretionary Funds.  The Mayor on behalf of the City is hereby authorized to enter into a contract in the amount and with each organization for the performance of a public purpose as authorized by each Council Member.

Section 7. The budget document entitled Special Revenue Funds, filed with the City Clerk-Treasurer, is hereby adopted as the Special Revenue Funds Budget of the City of Gadsden, Alabama, appropriating $8,374,761 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2023.

Section 8. The budget document entitled Debt Service Funds, filed with the City Clerk-Treasurer, is hereby adopted as the Debt Service Funds Budget of the City of Gadsden, Alabama, appropriating $7,521,496 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2023.

Section 9. The budget document entitled Enterprise and Internal Service Funds (Airport, Golf Course, Residential Garbage and Employee Insurance), filed with the City Clerk-Treasurer, is hereby adopted as the Enterprise and Internal Service Funds Budget of the City of Gadsden, Alabama, appropriating $14,430,532 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2023.

Section 10. The budget document entitled Capital Projects Fund, filed with the City Clerk-Treasurer, is hereby adopted as the Capital Projects Fund Budget of the City of Gadsden, Alabama, appropriating $8,700,000 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2023.

Section 11. The budget document entitled Capital Projects Fund II, filed with the City Clerk-Treasurer, is hereby adopted as the Capital Projects Fund II Budget of the City of Gadsden, Alabama, appropriating $8,300,000 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2023.

Section 12. In accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), encumbrances outstanding as of September 30, 2022, shall be closed to the fund balance and re-established at the beginning of the new fiscal year as a reduction to the prior year’s budget and as an increase to the new fiscal year’s budget.

Section 13. The Director of Finance and the City Clerk-Treasurer will maintain true and correct copies of the official budgets in their offices at all times during this fiscal year and make it available for public inspection during normal business hours.

Adopted this ordinance at an open public meeting held on September 13, 2022.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

September 23, 2022

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RESOLUTION NO. R-254-22

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                       

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

123 PARK STREET in District 1 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Number Fourteen (14), in Block Number One (1) in the Eastland Park Addition to Gadsden as appears of record in Plat book “B”, Page 229, in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama.

is a nuisance and ordered its abatement; and

Whereas, as required by the City Code, notice of a public hearing has been given to LATRICIA D. ROBINSON, 3970 CLIFFTONDALE PLACE, COLLEGE PARK, GA, 123 PARK STREET, GADSDEN, AL.

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

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

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

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

September 13, 2022.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

September 23, 2022

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RESOLUTION NO. R-255-22

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                      

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

129 PARK STREET in District 1 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Number Seventeen (17), in Block Number One (1) in the Eastland Park Addition to Gadsden as appears of record in Plat book “B”, Page 229, in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama.

is a nuisance and ordered its abatement; and

Whereas, as required by the City Code, notice of a public hearing has been given to ANTWAIN HARVEY, 129 PARK STREET, GADSDEN, AL.

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

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

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

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden, Alabama, at an open public meeting held on September 13, 2022.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

September 23, 2022

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RESOLUTION NO. R-256-22

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                      

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

452 KEELING ALLEY in District 3 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Number Seven (7) Tolson Addition, according to the map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book “B”, Page 82, Probate Office of Etowah County, Alabama.

is a nuisance and ordered its abatement; and

Whereas, as required by the City Code, notice of a public hearing has been given to ARLANDO JENNINGS, P.O. BOX 1141 GADSDEN, AL, 452 KEELING ALLEY, GADSDEN, AL.

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

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

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

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden, Alabama, at an open public meeting held on September 13, 2022.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

September 23, 2022

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RESOLUTION NO. R-257-22

Ordering Abatement of Nuisance                                                                       

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

1706 BARNES AVENUE (MOBILE HOME) in District 6 in the City of Gadsden, more particularly described as:

Lot Number Six (6), and West 80 feet of Lots Eight, Ten and Twelve (8,10 and 12), Block Five (5), Steel Plant Addition as recorded in Plat Book “A”, Page 274, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama.

is a nuisance and ordered its abatement; and

Whereas, as required by the City Code, notice of a public hearing has been given to MICHAEL MCGUIRE, 1706 BARNES AVENUE, GADSDEN, AL.

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

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

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

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden, Alabama, at an open public meeting held on Septem-ber 13, 2022.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

September 23, 2022

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LEGAL NOTICE

In accordance with Chapter 1, Title 39, Code of Alabama, 1975, notice is hereby given that

Hudak Construction Co., Inc. has completed the Contract for Renovations for Etowah County Board of Education, 401 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama 35901 for the Etowah County Commission, Owner, and have made request for final settlement of said contract.  All persons having any claim for labor, materials, or otherwise in connection with this project should immediately notify B. Craig Lipscomb, Architect, P.O. Box 1518, Gadsden, AL 35903.

Hudak Construction

400 W. Meighan Blvd.

Gadsden, AL 35901

September 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2022

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LEGAL NOTICE

In accordance with Chapter 1, Title 39, Code of Alabama, 1975, notice is hereby given that

Hudak Construction Co., Inc. has completed the Contract for Keeling Village (New Building and Parking Area), 1908 Rainbow Drive, Gadsden, Alabama, 35901, for RGK Rental Properties, LLC, Owner, and have made request for final settlement of said contract.  All persons having any claim for labor, materials, or otherwise in connection with this project should immediately notify B. Craig Lipscomb, Architect, P.O. Box 1518, Gadsden, AL 35903.

Hudak Construction

400 W. Meighan Blvd.

Gadsden, AL 35901

September 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2022

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LEGAL NOTICE

Form of Advertisement for Completion

In accordance with Chapter 1, Title 39, Code of Alabama, 1975, notice is hereby given that A&S Electrical Contractors, Inc, has completed the Contract for:  Tuscaloosa Avenue Pedestrian Lighting Repairs, in Gadsden, Alabama.  The City of Gadsden, Alabama, Owner(s) have made request for final settlement of said Contract.  All persons having any claim for labor, materials, or otherwise in connection with this project should immediately notify Heath Williamson, Director of Engineering, City of Gadsden, Engineering Division. P.O. Box 267, Gadsden, AL. 35902.

A&S Electrical Contractors, Inc.

906 Nuckolls Street

Gadsden, AL. 35903

September 2, 9, 16 and 23, 2022  

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LEGAL NOTICE

In accordance with Chapter 1, Title 39, Code of Alabama, 1975, notice is hereby given that Tomcat Construction LLC has completed the Contract for Oakview Avenue Drainage Improve-ment for the City of Gadsden, Alabama.  Gadsden Bid Request No. 3480 located at Oakview Avenue Gadsden, AL 35901, for the City of Gadsden, Alabama, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Ala-bama, Owner, and have made request for final settlement of said Contract.  All persons having any claim for labor, materials, or otherwise in connection with this project should immediately notify:  Heath Williamson, Engineering Department, City of Gadsden, 90 Broad Street, Gads-den, Alabama 35901

Tomcat Construction LLC.

129 County Road 828

Colllinsville, AL. 35961

September 23, 30, October 7 and 14, 2022     

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

Sealed proposals will be received by the Gadsden State Community College at 1001 East Broad Street, Joe Ford Center, Room 210, Gadsden Alabama 35903 until 1:00 CST, Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at which time and place proposals will be publicly opened and read. 

Description of Work: The scope of work, will include, but is not limited to resurfacing (including materials, labor) of a 130’ x 350’ parking lot to include, but not limited to: Milling tie-in for a smooth transition parallel to West College Drive; sweeping and debris removal; traffic control/barricades; install surface mix to 2” thick overlay with 1” binder and ½” wearing and seal mix design; stripe parking lot area as previously laid out prior to improvements; excavate damaged area up to 2’ in depth, backfill damaged area with a dense grade base, replace asphalt in damaged areas with 1” binder and ½ wearing seal mix design; mill and fill 16’ x 140’ with 2” surface course; remove, dispose of existing asphalt, dig 2’ down, replace unsuitable soil with surge stone, form and pour 20’ x 40’ 4000 psi with fiber, backfill as needed

Services will be performed at 1001 George Wallace Drive, Gadsden, Alabama.

A cashier’s check or bid bond payable to Gadsden State Community College in an amount not less than five (5) percent of the amount of the bid, but in no event more than $10,000, must accompany the bidder’s proposal. Performance and Payment Bonds and evidence of insurance required in the bid documents will be required at the signing of the Contract.

A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held at 1001 East Broad Street, Joe Ford Center, Room 210, Gadsden, Alabama 35903 at 1:00 CST, Wednesday, October 5, 2022.

Bids must be submitted on proposal forms furnished by Gadsden State Community College or copies thereof. Interested bidders should request a Request for Quotes from Ms. Kim Carter at kcarter@gadsdenstate.edu or 256 549 8483. 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 Gadsden State Community College; the bidder shall show such evidence by clearly displaying his or her current license number on the outside of the sealed envelope in which the proposal is delivered. The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all proposals and to waive technical errors if, in the Owner’s judgement, the best interests of the Owner will thereby be promoted.

September 9, 16 and 23, 2022

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

PROJECT:Saferoom #2 Project

Project No. M-025

OWNER: The City of Attalla, Alabama

Separate sealed bids for the construction of the Saferoom #2 Project will be received by The City of Attalla at the City Hall of Attalla at 612 4th Street NW, Attalla, AL, 35954 until 10:00 A.M. CDST on Thursday, October 13, 2022 in the Council Chambers and then at said place publicly opened and read aloud. The project will consist of constructing a storm shelter behind the Attalla Police Department.

The Contract Documents may be examined at the Attalla City Hall or copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained from The City of Attalla Engineering Department (256) 538-9986.

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

All Bidders bidding in amounts exceeding that established by the State Licensing Board for General Contractors must be licensed under the provisions of Title 34, Chapter 8, Code of Alabama, 1975, and must show evidence of license before bidding or bid will not be received or considered by the Engineer; the Bidder shall show such evidence by clearly displaying the license number on the outside of the envelope in which the Proposal is delivered.  For this project the Bidder shall have one of the following license categories BC-S: Pre-Fab Buildngs, BC or BCU4.

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

THE CITY OF ATTALLA

Larry Means, Mayor

September 16 and 23, 2022

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LEGAL NOTICE

In accordance with Chapter 1, Title 39, Code of Alabama, 1975, notice is hereby given that Allen Building Company has completed the Contract for a New Fire Station No. 7 located at Banks Park for the City of Gadsden, Alabama.  Gadsden Bid Request No. 3458 located at 2815 South 11th Street Gadsden, AL 35904 for the City of Gadsden, Alabama, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama, Owner, and have made request for final settlement of said Contract.  All persons having any claim for labor, materials, or otherwise in connection with this project should im-mediately notify:  Thomas M. McElrath, Architect, 717 Merit Springs Road, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

Allen Building Company

427 Mountain Lake Circle

Rainbow City, AL 35906

September 16, 23, 30 and October 7, 2022         

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following de-scribed abandoned vehicle(s) on10/28/2022.

2007 Jeep Cherokee  – VIN: 1J8GR48 K77C596601

1993 Jeep Cherokee – VIN: 1J4FT78S8PL592198

2007 Toyota Camry  – VIN: 4T1BE 46K47U700998

2006 Buick Lucerne  – VIN: 1G4HD57296U234727

Matt’s Towing

927 5th Ave NE

Attalla, AL 35954

(256) 485-8755

September 23 and 30, 2022

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