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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF LEE COUNTY, ALABAMA JUVENILE DIVISION

T.P. a. minor child (DOB: 08/08/2011), Case No. JU 2020-220.02

K.P. a minor child (DOB: 08/16/2012), Case No. JU 2020-221.02

NOTICE OF PETITION & SERVICE BY PUBLICATION

NOTICE TO: De’Rebia Pugh and any unknown father of T.P. a minor child, born at Baptist Medical Center East in Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama on 08//08/2011 to De’Rebia Pugh and K.P. a minor child, born at the East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika, Lee County, Alabama on 08/16/2012 to De’Rebia Pugh. The legal Cm,1ody of T.P. and K. P. was. vested in the Lee County Department of Human Resources on September 9, 2020. De’Rebia Pugh and any unknown father must answer the Petition for Termination of Parental Rights and the Amended Petition for Termination of Parental Rights of De’Rebia Pugh and any unknown father filed in each of these cases in the Juvenile Court of Lee County, Alabama within fourteen (14) days from the last date of Publication of this notice with the Clerk of Court located at the Lee County Justice Center, 2311 Gateway Drive, Opelika, AL 36801, or thereafter, a final judgment may be entered in Case JU 2020-220.02 and JU 2020-221.02 terminating their respective parental rights and placing the children for adoption.

Mary Roberson, CIRCUIT CLERK

 Hon. Harold S. Patrick Attorney for Lee County DHR

 2108-D Gateway Drive Opelika, AL 36801

(334) 741-0809

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

Sealed bids, subject to the conditions contained herein, will be received by the City of Opelika,

Alabama, until 2:00 p.m., local time, on November 30, 2021, and then publicly opened and

read aloud at Opelika City Hall, 2nd floor conference room, 204 S. 7th Street, Opelika, Alabama.

The contractor will be furnishing all labor and materials and performing all work for the

construction of:

Pickleball Courts Facility II

within the City of Opelika, Alabama.  This project consists principally of the follow¬ing the construction of 12 pickleball courts. The overall asphalt area:138’ X 223’. Turnkey pricing on delivery and installation meeting all specifications on base, asphalt, fencing, nets, posts, resurfacer, colored play surfacing, and lines.

All bidders on construction projects in excess of $10,000.00 shall file with his bid either a certified check payable to the City of Opelika for an amount not less than five (5) percent of the estimated cost or of the contractor’s bid but in no event more than $10,000.00; or a bid bond payable to the City of Opelika in an amount of not less than five (5) percent of the estimated cost or of the contractor’s bid, but in no event more than $10,000.00.

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 City official; the Bidder shall show such evidence by clearly displaying the license number on the outside of the envelope in which the bid is delivered. Also, the

contractor shall also be a Certified Tennis Court Builder as designated by the American Sports Builders Association (ASBA).  The Certified Tennis Court Builder shall be an employee of the Tennis Court Contractor and shall oversee all phases of the new court construction process. 

No bidder may withdraw their bid within 90 days after the opening thereof.

All bids must be submitted in an envelope bearing on the outside the name of the Bidder, Bidder’s license number, and name of the project.  Envelopes containing bids must be addressed as follows, and delivered to Lillie Finley, Purchasing Dept., City of Opelika, 204 S. 7th Street, Opelika, AL 36801 or P. O. Box 390, Opelika, AL 36803: “Pickleball Courts Facility II”

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IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF JONEE ELAINE MOREMAN, DECEASED.     

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF LEE COUNTY, ALABAMA

Case No: 2021-601

Letters Testamentary on the estate of said decedent having been granted to the undersigned on the 25th day of October, 2021, by the Hon. Bill English, Judge of the Probate Court of Lee County, Alabama, notice is hereby given that all persons having claims against said estate are hereby required to present the same within time allowed by law or the same will be barred.

WHITNEY LAMBERT NELSON

HAYWOOD DAVIS LAMBERT

Co-Personal Representatives

Robert H. Pettey

Samford & Denson, LLP

P.O. Box 2345

Opelika, AL 36803-2345

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NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT

ESTATE OF ANNIE RUTH CAMMON, DECEASED

COURT OF PROBATE, LEE COUNTY

Letters of Administration of said deceased having been granted to the undersigned on the 29th day of October, 2021, by the Hon. Bill English, Judge of the Probate Court of Lee County, notice is hereby granted that all persons having claims against said estate are hereby required to present the same within time allowed by law or the same will be barred.

Witness my hand and seal this the 29th day of October, 2021.

DEBORAH C. WALTON

Legal Run 11/4/21, 11/11/21 & 11/18/2021

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IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF  CARRIE W. WILLIAMS, DECEASED.        

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF LEE COUNTY, ALABAMA

Case No: 2021-617

Letters Testamentary on the estate of said decedent having been granted to the undersigned on the 2nd day of November, 2021, by the Hon. Bill English, Judge of the Probate Court of Lee County, Alabama, notice is hereby given that all persons having claims against said estate are hereby required to present the same within time allowed by law or the same will be barred.

TERRY L. COOPER

SHIRLEY ANN WILLIAMS HOLMES                                              Co-Personal Representatives

Robert H. Pettey

Samford & Denson, LLP

P.O. Box 2345

Opelika, AL 36803-2345

(334) 745-3504

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STATE OF ALABAMA       
LEE COUNTY PROBATE COURT

CASE NO. 2021-620

ESTATE OF JOE FRANK HUGHES, DECEASED

NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE

Letters Testamentary of said Joe Frank Hughes, deceased, having been granted to Timothy Neil Hughes this 3rd day of November 2021, by the Honorable Bill English, Judge of the Probate Court of Lee County, notice is hereby given that all persons having claims against said estate are hereby required to present the same within time allowed by the law or the same will be barred.

Timothy Neil Hughes, Personal Representative

Legal Run 11/11/21, 11/18/21 & 11/24/21

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IN THE PROBATE COURT OF LEE COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE:THE ESTATE OF ROBERT WINSHIP HEATH, DECEASED.                                                                              TAKE NOTICE that Letters Testamentary having been granted to Jo Wharton Heath, as Executrix of the Estate of Robert Winship Heath, deceased, on the 1st day of November, 2021, by the Honorable Bill English.

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

Jo Wharton Heath, Executrix Of the Estate of Robert Winship Heath, Deceased

Marrell J. McNeal, Attorney at Law, PC

PO Box 308

Opelika, AL  36803

334-745-7033

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IN THE PROBATE COURT OF LEE COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE:THE ESTATE OF SAMUEL AARON MASSINGILL, DECEASED.   

NOTICE OF HEARING BY PUBLICATION
TO: Any unknown heirs of Samuel Aaron Massingill., deceased, Madonna Massingill, address unknown (adult sister-in-law of Samuel Aaron Massingill., deceased), Daniel Massingill, address uncertain (adult nephew of Samuel Aaron Massingill., deceased).

Please take notice that a Petition to Probate the Will of Samuel Aaron Massingill, in the above styled matter has been filed in the Probate Court of Lee County, Alabama by Petitioner Delilah Marshall and that on the 6th day of January, 2022, at 10:00 A.M. (Central time) has been set for a hearing on the same in said Court located at 215 South 9th Street, Opelika, Alabama. Please be advised that if you intend to contest this Petition to Probate the Will of Samuel Aaron Massingill that you must file a written response within thirty (30) days hereof with the clerk of said Probate Court and with counsel for said Petitioner, and/or you must appear the hearing scheduled in this manner
Done this the 2nd day of November, 2021.
Hon. Bill English
Judge of Probate
Lee County, Alabama
Marrell J. McNeal, Attorney at Law, PC
PO Box 308
Opelika, AL 36803
(334) 745-7033

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IN THE PROBATE COURT FOR LEE COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE: The Estate of Ivy M. Grantham, Deceased

NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION TO BE PUBLISHED

Letters of Administration on said deceased having been granted to Linda Grantham Manis, Administrator on this the 16th day of March, 2021, by the Honorable Bill English, Judge of Probate Court of Lee County, Alabama notice is hereby given that all persons having claims against said estate are hereby required to present the same within time allowed by law or the same will be barred.  BY: James E. Hall, Attorney for Administrator.

Legal Run 11/11/21, 11/18/21 & 11/24/21

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IN THE PROBATE COURT OF LEE COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE:  THE ESTATE OF RALPH EUGENE HOUSER, DECEASED

CASE NO. 2021-632            

NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT TO BE PUBLISHED BY EXECUTRIX

Letters Testamentary of said deceased having been granted to RUBY A. PRICE, on the 5th day of November, 2021, by the Hon. BILL ENGLISH, Judge of Probate of LEE County, Alabama, notice is hereby given that all persons having claims against said estate are hereby required to present the same within time allowed by law or the same will be barred. BY: James E. Hall, Attorney for Executrix.

Legal Run 11/11/21, 11/18/21 & 11/24/21

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LEE COUNTY COMMISSION

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that the Lee County Commission will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, December 13, 2021, at 5:00 p.m., in the Lee County Commission Chambers at the Lee County Courthouse located at 215 South Ninth Street, Opelika, Alabama, 36801, concerning the proposed Noise Ordinance of the Lee County Commission.  A copy of the proposed ordinance will be available online at  www.leeco.us under Government / County Commission / Proposed Noise Ordinance and can also be reviewed in person in the Lee County Commission Office.

The purpose of the public hearings will be for interested parties to make oral and/or written comments into the public hearing record.  Those wishing to make oral comments at the public hearings are also encouraged to submit those comments in writing.  All comments must address the subject of the public hearing or issues that have an impact on the County Commission’s ability to meet applicable laws, rules, and regulations affecting the final decision. 
Any person wishing to participate in this hearing who needs special accommodations should contact the Lee County Commission Office at (334) 737-3660 at least five working days prior to the hearing.

Attendance at the public hearing is not necessary to have comments included in the public hearing record.  Persons wishing to comment on the proposed noise ordinance in writing may do so by submitting their comments by mail no later than 2:00 P.M. on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 to:

Bill English, Chairman
Mailing address: PO Box 666
Opelika, AL 36803-0666
(334) 737-3660

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ORDINANCE NO. 024-21

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE ZONING ORDINANCE AND ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF OPELIKA

BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council (the “City Council”) of the City of Opelika, Alabama (the “City”) as follows:

Section 1.  That Ordinance 124-91 entitled “Zoning Ordinance City of Opelika, Alabama”, adopted on September 17, 1991, and the Zoning Map of the City of Opelika provided for and referred to therein, as previously amended and/or modified, be and the same is hereby amended by rezoning or redistricting the parcel of land hereinafter in this section described, so as to change such parcel from one class of district to another class of district as follows, to-wit:

From a C-2, GC-P District (Office/Retail, Gateway Corridor-Primary Overlay District) to a C-3, GC-P District (General Commercial, Gateway Corridor-Primary Overlay District), the parcel of land hereinafter described:

Parcel 1-C of Harley-Davidson Subdivision according to and as shown by map or plat of said subdivision of record in Plat Book 29 at Page 6 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Lee County, Alabama.

The above-described property contains 3.2 acres and is located in the 1200 block of South Fox Run Parkway, Opelika, Alabama.

      Section 2.  Any ordinance or part thereof in conflict with provisions of this Ordinance be and the same are hereby repealed.

Section 3.  This Ordinance shall be published in a newspaper of general circulation in the City of Opelika, Lee County, Alabama.

ADOPTED AND APPROVED this the 16th day of November, 2021.

/s/ Eddie SmithcPRESIDENT OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF OPELIKA, ALABAMA

ATTEST:

/s/ Russell A. Jones CITY CLERK

TRANSMITTED TO MAYOR on this the 17th day of November, 2021.

/s/ Russell A. Jones CITY CLERK

ACTION BY MAYOR

APPROVED this the 17th day of November, 2021.

/s/ Gary Fuller MAYOR

ATTEST:

/s/ Russell A. Jones CITY CLERK

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IN THE PROBATE COURT OF LEE COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE:  THE ESTATE OF LOIS JEAN HOTTINGER A/K/A LOIS J. HOTTINGER DECEASED.

CASE NO. 2021-630  

NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT TO BE PUBLISHED BY PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE 

Letters Testamentary of said deceased having been granted to RICHARD HARRY HOTTINGER, on the 5th day of November 2021, by the Hon. Bill English, Judge of Probate of Lee County, Alabama, notice is hereby given that all persons having claims against said estate are hereby required to present the same within time allowed by law or the same will be barred. BY: James E. Hall, Attorney for Personal Representative.

Legal Run 11/18/21, 11/24/21 & 12/02/21

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FORECLOSURE SALE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain Real Estate Mortgage executed by Jeremy Spradley, an unmarried man, and Brittany Graham, an unmarried woman, to Sorenson & Lopez, LLC; said Real Estate Mortgage being recorded in the office of the Judge of Probate of Lee County, Alabama, in Mortgages Book 4513, Page 213; said Real Estate Mortgage being last transferred, sold and assigned to First National Bank of America; said Assignment being recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Lee County, Alabama in Mortgages Book 4727, Page 310; the undersigned First National Bank of America as Real Estate Mortgage holder, under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said Real Estate Mortgage, will sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, in front of the Lee County Courthouse, Opelika, on December 14, 2021, during the legal hours of sale, the following described real estate, situated in Lee County, Alabama, to-wit:

Lot No. 35, SMITHVILLE SUBDIVISION, Lee County, Alabama, according to a map and plat thereof of record, in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Lee County, Alabama, in Plat Book 8, Pages 106-107 thereof.

SUBJECT to covenants, restrictions, reservations, easements and rights-of-way, if any, heretofore imposed of record affecting title to said property, municipal zoning ordinances now or hereafter becoming applicable and taxes and/or assessments hereafter becoming due against said property.

AND ALSO: One 2019 Mobile Home bearing Vin #SRB032856AL being of the Make: Southern, Model No: 47TRS14663AH19.

This sale is made for the purpose of paying the indebtedness secured by said Real Estate Mortgage, as well as the expenses of foreclosure. Alabama law gives some persons who have an interest in property the right to redeem the property under certain circumstances. Programs may also exist that help persons avoid or delay the foreclosure process. An attorney should be consulted to help you understand these rights and programs as a part of the foreclosure process.

Foster D. Key                             Attorney for First National Bank of America

P.O. Box 360345                                        Birmingham, AL  35236                              205/987-2211

LIEN HOLDER

First National Bank of America

Post Office Box 980

East Lansing, MI 48826

11/18/2021, 11/24/2021, 12/2/2021

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SYNOPSIS OF ORDINANCE AMENDING THE TEXT OF THE ZONING ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF OPELIKA, ALABAMA

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to §11-45-8(b)(2) of the Code of Alabama

(1975, as amended) that on Tuesday, November 16, 2021, the City Council of the City of Opelika, Alabama, adopted Ordinance No. 025-21 amending Ordinance No. 124-91 entitled “Zoning Ordinance of the City of Opelika”. The purpose of Ordinance No. 025-21 is to amend,

modify and supplement the text of the Zoning Ordinance (Ordinance No. 124-91) in the following respects:

1. Section 2.2 of the Zoning Ordinance is amended and supplemented by adding to

Section 2.2 the definitions of “City”, “City Council”, “Code of Ordinances”, “Fence”, “Parking Lot”, “Person”, “Planning Commission”, “Planning Director” and “Right-of- Way”. Section 2.2 is further amended by amending the definition of “Parcel”. Section 2.2 is further amended by deleting the definition of “Subdivision Identification Marker”.

2. The Zoning Ordinance is amended by deleting subsection 6.4E.

3. Section 7.3 of the Zoning Ordinance is revised so that the use category “Outdoor

Advertising” is deleted and removed from the use category matrix in Section 7.3. Also, the footnote relating to Outdoor Advertising at the end of the matrix table in Section 7.3 is deleted.

4. Subsection 7.6B(7)(c)(2) of the Zoning Ordinance is amended to remove references to drive-in features as they relate to signage.

5. Subsection 7.8H of the Zoning Ordinance is deleted.

6. Subsection 8.14(5) of the Zoning Ordinance is amended to remove signage standards specific to a home occupation.

7. Subsection 8.18.1B of the Zoning Ordinance is amended to remove signage standards specific to a planned residential development.

8. Subsection 8.18.1N is amended to remove standards for entrance signs to a

planned residential development.

9. Subsection 8.24D(5) of the Zoning Ordinance is deleted.

10. Subsection 8.26 of the Zoning Ordinance is deleted.

11. Subsection 8.27B(4) of the Zoning Ordinance is deleted.

12. Current Section IX “Sign Regulations” of the Zoning Ordinance is deleted in its

entirety and replaced with new Section IX “Sign Regulations” consisting of subsections

9.1 through 9.15.

The proposed new Section IX, “Sign Regulations”, of the Zoning Ordinance will provide for a purpose, intent and scope; provide for definitions; provide for applicability; provide for prohibited signs; provide general provisions for signs (such as measurement of sign area, measurement of sign height, façade or building unit measurements, signs in overlay districts, sign illumination for temporary and permanent signs, use of neon, electronic message signs, viewpoint and speaker neutrality, consent of legal owner of property, signs on public property, signs must maintain clearance, signs declared a nuisance and repair, signs presenting immediate peril to public health or safety, unsafe signs, street

address signs, driveway signs, flag poles and flags, flag brackets, flag stanchions and flags, freestanding signs, subdivision or development entrance signs, wall signs, drive-

through signs, umbrella signs, awning signs, canopy signs, changeable copy signs, projecting signs, window signs and door signs); provide for temporary and permanent signs allowed in zoning districts; provide for temporary signs allowed in zoning districts; provide for permanent signs allowed in zoning districts; provide for building permits; provide for sign permits; provide for nonconforming signs; provide for miscellaneous sign provisions; provide for violations and penalties; provide for removal of unlawful and dangerous signs; provide for severability; provide for repeal of conflicting ordinances or parts thereof, provide an effective date, provide for publication and provide for

codification in Zoning Ordinance.

Ordinance No. 025-21 was introduced by the City Council on November 2, 2021, and adopted on November 16, 2021. The effective date of the Ordinance is the date of publication of

this synopsis, and the provisions of said Ordinance will apply to all signs placed, erected, constructed, displayed, painted, relocated, modified, expanded, maintained, altered or installed in

every zoning district within the City of Opelika. This Ordinance will apply to all areas within the

corporate limits of the City of Opelika.

A copy of the full text of Ordinance No. 025-21 may be obtained from the office of the City Clerk at City Hall, 204 South 7 th Street, Opelika, Alabama, during normal business hours. In

addition, a copy of said Ordinance will be included on the City’s Internet website:

https://www.opelika-al.gov/ for thirty (30) days.

This Notice is given in accordance with Section 11-45-8(b)(2), Code of Alabama, (1975) as amended. This section allows the publication of zoning and planning ordinances in synopsis

(summary) form.

THIS NOTICE is given under my hand this the 18 th day of November, 2021.

/s/ Russell A. Jones CITY CLERK OF THE CITY OF OPELIKA, ALABAMA

Legal Run 11/18/2021

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IN THE PROBATE COURT OF LEE COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE:  THE ESTATE OF RALPH EUGENE HOUSER,  DECEASED.             

CASE NO. 2021-632

NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT TO BE PUBLISHED BY EXECUTRIX

Letters Testamentary of said deceased having been granted to RUBY A. PRICE, on the 5th day of November, 2021, by the Hon. BILL ENGLISH, Judge of Probate of LEE County, Alabama, notice is hereby given that all persons having claims against said estate are hereby required to present the same within time allowed by law or the same will be barred. BY: James E. Hall, Attorney for Executrix.

Legal run 11/18/21, 11/24/21 & 12/2/2021

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IN RE THE ESTATE OF: CECIL CLYDE HENDERSON, Deceased.

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF LEE COUNTY, ALABAMA

CASE NO. 2021-604 NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT LETTERS TESTAMENTARY of said deceased having been granted to the undersigned on the 27th day of October, 2021, by Hon. Bill English, Judge of Probate Court of Lee County, Alabama, notice is hereby given that all persons having claims against said estate are hereby required to present the same within the time allowed by law or the same will be barred.

Kenneth Henderson, Executor

Legal Run 11/4/21, 11/11/21 & 11/18/21

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IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF  MALDOLIN ELMER BUTLER, DECEASED.    

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF LEE COUNTY, ALABAMA

Case No: 2021-600

Letters Testamentary on the estate of said decedent having been granted to the undersigned on the 25th day of October, 2021, by the Hon. Bill English, Judge of the Probate Court of Lee County, Alabama, notice is hereby given that all persons having claims against said estate are hereby required to present the same within time allowed by law or the same will be barred.

DOLLY BAKER BUTLER                                Personal Representative

Robert H. Pettey

Samford & Denson, LLP

P.O. Box 2345

Opelika, AL 36803-2345

(334) 745-3504

Legal Run 11/04/21, 11/11/21 & 11/18/21

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