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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF LEE COUNTY, ALABAMA

HARDWOOD, LLC, Plaintiff,

v. Case No.: CV-2022-900172

A tract or parcel of land designated as Parcel “C” containing 1.500 acres, as shown on a plat

of survey of part of Section 5, Township 17 N,  Range 29 E, Lee County, Alabama, prepared  by F. Wayne Allen, Registered Land Surveyor,

Ala. Reg. No. 9534, dated 12/26/96, and being  more particularly described as follows:

COMMENCE at the northeastern corner of the  NW ¼ of said             Section 5 and run thence South

70 deg. 08 min. 59 sec. East a distance of 146.69  feet to an iron stake found; run thence South 56

deg. 56 min. 08. sec. West to a distance of 14.72 feet to an iron stake found; run thence South 56

deg. 56 min. 08.sec. West for distance of 135.30 feet to an iron stake found; run thence South 42

deg. 43 min. 47 sec. East a distance of 390.63 feet to an iron stake found; run thence South 42 deg.

43 min. 57 sec. East a distance of 283. 66 feet to an iron stake set; run thence South 42 deg. 43

min. 51 sec, East a distance of 489.87 feet to an iron stake set which marks the POINT OF BEGINNING. From said POINT OF BEGINNING run thence South 42 deg. 43 min.

51 sec. East a distance of 494.43 feet to an iron stake found; run thence North 43 deg. 20 min. 53 sec. East a distance of 133.70 feet to an iron

stake found; run thence North 42 deg. 43 min. 52 sec. West a distance of 485.29 feet to an iron stake set; run thence South 47 deg. 16 min. 08

sec. West a distance of 133.38 feet to the iron  stake set which marks the Point of Beginning.

AND ALSO AN EASEMENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF INGRESS AND EGRESS:

COMMENCE at the northeast corner of the  NW ¼ of said Section 5 and run thence South

70 deg. 08 min. 59 sec. East a distance of 146.69 feet to an iron stake found; run thence South 56

deg. 56 min. 08 sec. West a distance of 14.72 feet to an iron stake found located on the  easternmost right-of-way of Lee Road 425 which

 marks the POINT OF BEGINNING: FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING run South 56

deg. 56 min. 08 sec. West a distance of 15.00 feet to a point; run thence 42 deg. 43 min. 52 sec.

East a distance of 1626.73 feet to a point; run thence North 43 deg. 20 min. 50 sec. East a distance of 15.00 feet to an iron stake found; run

thence North 42 deg. 43 min. 52 sec. West a  distance of 1627.73 feet to the iron stake found which marks the Point of Beginning.

And Bonnie A. Bonner, and/or the unknown Heirs of Bonnie A. Bonner,

And OneMain Financial Group, LLC                Defendants.             

NOTICE OF ACTION                

To: All Defendants herein, whose whereabouts are unknown and which cannot be ascertained after the exercise of reasonable diligence.

You are hereby notified that on the 23rd day of May, 2022, a Complaint to Quiet Title was filed in the Circuit Court of Lee County, Alabama, and the following are the names of all parties to the action: Hardwood, LLC, as Plaintiff;  A Parcel of Real Property, described below, as Defendant; Bonnie A. Bonner, and/or the unknown Heirs of Bonnie A. Bonner, as Defendant; OneMain Financial Group, LLC, as successor in interest to American General Finance, Inc.; and unknown persons or entities who cannot be ascertained after the exercise of due diligence, and which are believed to have claimed some right, title, interest or claim in and to the property described herein.   

All persons having an interest in said lands or any portion thereof, claiming any title thereto or any encumbrance or lien thereon, are hereby directed to plead, answer, or otherwise respond to the Complaint on or before the expiration of 30 days after the last publication of this notice, or thereafter suffer judgment by default to be rendered against them, it being intended that this notice shall be used to perfect service against all parties who cannot be personally served with a copy of the Complaint.

Done this the 14th day of June, 2022.                            

/s/ Mary Roberson

Mary Roberson

Circuit Court Clerk, Lee County

J. Brandon Rice

Of Counsel,

Davis, Bingham, Hudson & Buckner, P.C.

324 East Magnolia Avenue

Auburn, AL 36830

Legal Run 06/23/2022, 06/30/2022, 07/07/2022 & 07/14/2022

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[ADVERTISEMENT]

NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS

ALDOT PROJECT NO. IAR—041-000-019

CITY BID NO. 22027

CITY OF OPELIKA

LEE COUNTY, ALABAMA

Sealed bids will be received by the City of Opelika Purchasing Department (Attn. Lillie Finley) at Opelika City Hall located at 204 South 7th Street, Opelika, Alabama 36803, until 2:00  p.m.,  Tuesday, July, 12, 2022, and at that time publicly opened for constructing the following:

Construction of Grade, Drain, Base & Pave, Opelika North Park Industrial Access Road

for the City of Opelika, Project No. IAR-041-000-019.

The bracket estimate on this project is from $1,100,000.00 to $1,300,000.00. The principal items of work are approximately as follows:  

360 Superpave Bituminous Concrete Wearing Surface Layer, per ton

719 Superpave Bituminous Concrete Upper Binder Layer, per ton

719  Superpave Bituminous Concrete Lower Binder Layer, per ton

5,554 Crushed Aggregate Base, Type B, Plant Mixed, per square yard

7,025 Unclassified Excavation, per cubic yard

2,098 Solid Yellow, Class 2, Type A Traffic Stripe (5” Wide), per linear foot

The entire project shall be completed in SEVENTY-FIVE (75) working days.

Bidding documents for a unit price contract may be obtained from the office of CDG, Inc., 197 East University Drive, Suite #1, Auburn, Al 36832, (334) 466-9431.  Paper copies are available upon receipt of a non-refundable deposit in the amount of $100 for one set.  PDF electronic copies are available via email at no cost to the bidder, or on a CD for $25.  No bid documents will be distributed later than 24 hours prior to the scheduled opening of bids.

A cashier’s check (drawn on an Alabama Bank) or bid bond for 5% of the amount bid (maximum – $10,000.00) and made payable to the City of Opelika must accompany each bid as evidence of good faith. 

In accordance with Section 34-8-8, Code of Alabama, as amended, “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.”  It also states that “…It will be necessary for him or her to show evidence of license before his or her bid is considered.”

ALDOT prequalification is required on this project.  Further details and definitions regarding this provision are included in Section 102 of Special Provision 22-LPA-001 and ALDOT’S 2022 Standard Specifications.

Proof of insurance coverages of the types and amounts as set forth in the project specifications will be required of the contractor, and any and all subcontractors, prior to beginning work.  The contractor will be required to perform work amounting to at least 30% of the total contract cost with his own organization.

This is a State-funded project through ALDOT.  The proposed work shall be performed in conformity with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations.

The right to reject any or all bids and to disregard any minor irregularities is reserved by the owner.

Honorable Gary Fuller, Mayor

Legal Run 06/23/2022, 06/30/2022 & 07/07/2022           

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INVITATION TO BID

22026

Sealed bids for the construction of the

South Long Street Sidewalk and Drainage Upgrades

shall be received at the Opelika City Hall 2nd Floor Conference Room, 204 South Seventh Street, Opelika, Alabama, until 2:00 p.m. local time on July 12, 2022, and then publicly opened and read aloud. All interested parties are invited to attend. Only bids from competent general contractors will be considered. At the time of contract award, the successful bidder must be a properly licensed general contractor. The attention of all bidders is called to the provisions of State law governing “General Contractors” as set forth in the Ala. Code §34-8-1, et.seq. (1975) and rules and regulations promulgated pursuant thereto.

Bidders must be licensed by the Licensing Board for General Contractors when bids are submitted.

Bidders are required to have a State of Alabama General Contractor’s License with a specialty of “Highways and Streets, Clearing and Grubbing, Earthwork, Erosion, Site Work, Grading or Municipal and Utility”. All bidders must submit with their proposal, contractor’s license number and a copy of the license. State law Ala. Code §34-8-8(b) requires all bids to be rejected which do not contain the contractor’s current license number. Evidence of this license shall be documented on the outside of the sealed bid.

All bidders shall possess all other licenses and/or permits required by applicable law, rule or regulation for the performance of the work.

Drawings and Specifications may be examined at the Office of the City Engineer located at 700 Fox Trail, Opelika, Alabama, and phone number: 334-705-5450. Bid documents may be obtained from the Office of the City Engineer at no charge as an electronic file if the bidder supplies a storage drive or as an email attachment or electronic drop box.

The bidder’s proposal must be submitted on the complete original proposal furnished to him/her by the City of Opelika. All information in the proposal must be completed by the bidder for the proposal to be accepted.

A Bid Bond in the amount of five (5) percent of the bid amount made payable to the City of Opelika must accompany each bid. Performance and Payment Bonds for the full contract sum will be required of the successful bidder. The right is reserved by the Owner to reject all Bids and to waive irregularities.

Envelopes containing bids must be sealed, marked, addressed as follows, and delivered to: Lillie Finley, Purchasing-Revenue Manager, City of Opelika, 204 South 7th Street, P.O. Box 390, Opelika, Alabama, 36803-0390. Attn: South Long Street Drainage and Sidewalk Upgrades

LILLIE FINLEY- PURCHASING REVENUE MANAGER CITY OF OPELIKA

204 SOUTH SEVENTH STREET (36801)

POST OFFICE BOX 390 (36803-0390) OPELIKA, ALABAMA

PH: (334) 705-5120

Legal Run 06/23/22, 06/30/22 & 07/07/22

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Take Notice that LETTERS TESTAMENTARY of the Estate of CAROL FIELDS are hereby granted to Holly Elizabeth Fields Eaton and Sidney Lewis Fields, III, as Co-Personal Representatives on the 1st day of June, 2022, by the Honorable 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 (Lee Co. Probate Case No. 2022-299).

 Legal Run 6/16/2022, 6/23/2022 & 6/30/2022

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IN THE PROBATE COURT OF LEE COUNTY, ALABAMA

 IN RE: The Estate of

 DARIUS S. SLUSHER, Deceased

Case Number 2022-335

TAKE NOTICE that Letters Testamentary having been granted to DARIUS NICHOLAS STUTZMAN, as Executor of the Estate of DARIUS S. SLUSHER, deceased, on the 10th day of June, 2022, by the Honorable BILL ENGLISH.

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

DARIUS NICHOLAS STUTZMAN,

Executor of the Estate of DARIUS S. SLUSHER

Legal Run 06/23/22, 06/30/22 & 07/07/22

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VEHICLE AUCTION

6335 LEE ROAD 166

OPELIKA, AL 36804

334-728-8249

Date: 07/08/2022

1993 FORD RANGER PICKUP (WHITE)

OVER 100,00 MILES

DOES NOT RUN, NEEDS A LOT OF WORK

1FTCR10AXPTA62435

Legal Run 06/23/22 & 06/30/22

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CORNERSTONE TRANSPORTATION COMPANY, LLC

NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION

Notice is hereby given that Cornerstone Transportation Company, LLC (an Alabama limited liability company) was dissolved on June 23, 2022, with said Articles of Dissolution filed in the Office of the Alabama Secretary of State.  Persons with claims against Cornerstone Transportation Company, LLC are requested to present such claims to Cornerstone Transportation Company, LLC, c/o Daniel Bryant, 4485 Lee Road 179, Salem, Alabama 36874-1827.  Included in such claim should be any and all documentation to determine the amount of and the validity of the claim.  A claim against Cornerstone Transportation Company, LLC will be barred unless a proceeding to enforce the claim is commenced within two years after the publication of this notice pursuant to 1975 Code of Alabama Section 10A-1-9.22.

Legal Run 06/30/2022

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ORDINANCE NO. 015-22

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ZONING ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF OPELIKA; TO AMEND SECTION 7.3C “USES” TO PROVIDE THAT A DUPLEX IS A  CONDITIONAL USE IN THE R-4 AND R-4M DISTRICTS; TO AMEND

SECTION 7.3C “USES” TO PROVIDE THAT MAUSOLEUMS, COLUMBARIUMS AND CREMATORIUMS ARE CONDITIONAL USES IN THE GC-P AND THE GC-S OVERLAY DISTRICTS PROVIDING A REPEALER CLAUSE; PROVIDING FOR  PUBLICATION AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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

lSection 1.    Amendment of Section 7.3C of the Zoning Ordinance.  That Section 7.3C (“Uses”) of the Zoning Ordinance is amended as follows:

(a) That the use categories of “Duplex”, “Mausoleum”, “Columbarium” and “Crematorium” in the pertinent portion of the matrix table be and the same are hereby amended to read as follows: SEE TABLE INSERTED BELOW        

(b)That footnotes 7, 8 and 9 are added at the end of the matrix table to read as follows:p

7On a property with a Gateway Corridor—Primary designation, a mausoleum shall be considered a conditional use only as an accessory use to a cemetery.  The use is otherwise prohibited in the GC-P as a primary use or accessory to another use.

8On a property with a Gateway Corridor—Primary or Secondary designation, a columbarium shall be considered a conditional use only as an accessory use to a cemetery or church. The use is otherwise prohibited in the GC-P or GC-S as a primary use or accessory to another use.

9On a property with a Gateway Corridor—Primary designation, a crematory shall be considered a conditional use only as an accessory use to a funeral home. The use is otherwise prohibited in the GC-P as a primary use or accessory to another use.

Section 2.   Severability.   If any section, clause, provision or portion of this Ordinance shall be held to be invalid or unconstitutional by any court of competent jurisdiction, said holding shall not effect any other section, clause, provision or portion of this Ordinance which is not in or of itself invalid or unconstitutional.

Section 3.   Repeal of Conflicting Ordinances.   Any ordinance or part thereof in conflict with provisions of this Ordinance be and the same are hereby repealed.

Section 4.  Effective Date.  This Ordinance shall become effective upon its adoption, approval and publication as required by law.

Section 5.  Publication.  This Ordinance shall be published in a newspaper of general circulation in the City of Opelika, Lee County, Alabama

Section 6.   Codification. Codification of this Ordinance in the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Opelika is hereby authorized and directed.

ADOPTED AND APPROVED this the 21st day of June, 2022.

/s/ Eddie Smith PRESIDENT OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF OPELIKA, ALABAMA

ATTEST:

/s/ Russell A. Jones, CMC CITY CLERK

TRANSMITTED TO MAYOR on this the 22nd day of June, 2022.

/s/ Russell A. Jones, CMC CITY CLERK

ACTION BY MAYOR

APPROVED this the 22nd day of June, 2022.

/s/ Gary Fuller MAYOR

ATTEST:

/s/ Russell A. Jones CITY CLERK

Legal Run 06/30/2022

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 Extra Space Storage will hold a public auction to sell personal property described below belonging to those individuals listed below at the location indicated: 

1412 Opelika Rd, Auburn, AL 36830 Thursday, July 7, 2022 at 10:00AM 

 Unit   X398

 Unit D67

The auction will be listed and advertised on www.storagetreasures.com. Purchases must be made with cash only and paid at the above referenced facility in order to complete the transaction. Extra Space Storage may refuse any bid and may rescind any purchase up until the winning bidder takes possession of the personal property.

Legal Run 06/30/22

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STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA

COUNTY OF AIKEN

IN THE FAMILY COURT

SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT

Case No. 22-DR-02-54

 South Carolina Department of Social Services, Plaintiff

Vs.

Keith Bishop, Defendants.

SUMMONS, NOTICE AND PETITION FOR CENTRAL REGISTRY ENTRY

TO: Keith Bishop

YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED and required to answer the Summons, Notice an Petition for Central Registry in this action, the original of which has been filed in the Aiken County Office of the Clerk of Court at 109 Park Ave., Aiken, SC 29801, on  February 17,2022, a copy of which will be delivered to you upon request; and to serve a copy of your answer to the complaint upon the attorney, Susanna M. Ringler, for the Plaintiff at Post Office Drawer 1268 , Aiken,SC 29801, within thirty (30) days following the date of service upon you, exclusive of the day of such service; and if you fail to answer the complaint within the time stated, the Plaintiff will apply for judgment by default against the Defendant for the relief demanded in the complaint.             

                PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that you have the right to be present and represented by an attorney.  If you cannot afford an attorney, the court will appoint an attorney to represent you.  It is your responsibility to contact the Aiken County Clerk of Court’s Office, 109 Park Ave., Aiken, SC 29801, to apply for appointment of an attorney to represent you if you cannot afford an attorney (take all of these papers with you if you apply).  YOU MUST APPLY FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF AN ATTORNEY IMMEDIATELY.  IF YOU DO NOT APPLY FOR AN ATTORNEY WITHIN THIRTY DAYS OF RECEIPT OF THE COMPLAINT, AN ATTORNEY WILL NOT BE APPOINTED FOR YOU.

YOU ARE FURTHER NOTIFIED that  a hearing will be held in this matter on  August 16, 2022 at 2:00 p.m.. at the Aiken County Courthouse located at 109 Park Ave., Aiken, SC 29801. You should attend this hearing. If you do not attend, the relief sought may be granted in your absence.

Legal Run 06/30/22, 07/07/22, 07/14/22 & 07/21/22

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 CITY OF OPELIKA

ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT  

REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

300 Martin Luther King Blvd.

   July 12, 2022

TIME: 9:00 AM0

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

B. VARIANCE

1.    RaceTrac Petroleum, Inc., 1107 Columbus Parkway, Requesting a 40 foot height variance from the maximum 20-foot sign height requirement for a freestanding sign.

“In compliance with the American with Disabilities Act, the City of Opelika will make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting. If you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact the ADA Coordinator 72 hours prior to the meeting at

(334) 705-2083. “

Legal Run 06/30/2022

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Opelika Self Storage will hold a public auction to sell personal property described below belonging to those individuals listed below at the location and time indicated:

710 Columbus Pkwy, Opelika AL 36801 Friday, July 15, 2022 at 1:00PM CST

Jakacia Smith – Unit 1222
3300 Boromville Rd
Hurtsboro, AL 36860
couches, beds, bed frames, dressers, misc furniture

Mervin Quentin Ingram, Jr – Unit 1423
108 S 3rd St
Opelika, AL 36801
Bags, boxes, misc

The auction will be listed and advertised on www.lockerfox.com. Purchases must be made with credit card only and paid at the above referenced facility in order to complete the transaction. Opelika Self Storage may refuse any bid and may rescind any purchase up until the winning bidder takes possession of the personal property. Legal Run 06/30/2022  

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IN THE PROBATE COURT OF LEE COUNTY, ALABAMA

Notice of the filing of Petition for Summary Distribution

In the Estate of MILLIE HELEN STUTZMAN, Deceased

Case No.: 2022-360

Notice is hereby given that a Petition for Summary Distribution has been filed in the Lee County Probate Office by Carol Ann Bragga on June 23,2022, pursuant to Section 43-2-690, Code of Alabama and that 30 days after the notice of publication hereof and pursuant to law the Court shall be requested to enter an Order directing Summary Distribution of the estate of said decedent.

BILL ENGLISH, PROBATE JUDGE

Legal Run 06/30/2022

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MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

Default having been made in the terms and payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage executed by JAMES HOLLEY GRESHAM AND SUSAN MARIE GRESHAM, A MARRIED COUPLE, to DONNA MONTGOMERY on SEPTEMBER 29, 2005, said mortgage being recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of LEE County, Alabama, Mortgage Book 3270, Page 526, the undersigned DONNA MONTGOMERY, as mortgagee, under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage, will sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, at the entrance of the Lee County Courthouse, located at 215 South 9th Street, Opelika, Alabama, 36801, on July 29, 2022, between the legal hours of sale of 8:30 to 4:30 local time, the following described real estate situated in LEE County, Alabama, to wit: 

A tract or parcel of land lying in Section 31, Township 20 North, Range 29 East, Lee County, Alabama, being known and designated as PARCEL “A”, according to a plat of survey prepared by Jack B. Shay, R.L.S. Ala. Reg. No. 15457, dated January 4, 2000, and being more particularly described as follows: COMMENCING at the Southeast corner of the Northeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 31, run thence South 01 degree 11 minutes 32 seconds West a distance of 99.40 feet to an iron pin; thence run South 86 degrees 37 minutes 21 seconds West a distance of 278.12 feet to an iron pin located on the West right of way margin of Old Chattahoochee Valley Railway; thence run South 86 degrees 37 minutes 21 seconds West a distance of 505.00 feet to an iron pin marking the POINT OF BEGINNING; thence run South 86 degrees 37 minutes 21 seconds West a distance of 984.14 feet to an iron pin; thence run North 21 degrees 23 minutes 36 seconds West a distance of 698.74 feet to an iron pin located on the centerline of Lee Road 357 “Murphy Drive”; thence run along said Lee Road No. 357 “Murphy Drive” along a curve having a radius of 401.46 feet for an arc distance of 169.66 feet to an iron pin; thence continue along said Lee Road No. 357 “Murphy Drive” North 09 degrees 58 minutes 33 seconds East a distance of 74.44 feet to an iron pin which marks the centerline of a creek; thence continue along said Lee Road No. 357 “Murphy Drive” along a curve having a radius of 231.77 feet for an arc distance of 82.13 feet to an iron pin; thence run South 51 degrees 34 minutes 42 seconds East distance of 1446.14 feet to an iron pin and Point of Beginning. Situated in Lee County, Alabama. 

ALSO SUBJECT TO ANY EASEMENTS, RESTRICTIONS, OR RIGHTS OF WAY WHICH MAY OR MAY NOT BE OF RECORD

Subject to all zoning, easements, restrictions, restrictive covenants and reservations appearing of record. Said sale will also be made subject to any Federal Tax Liens, Ad Valorem Real Estate Taxes and\or Special Assessments of any nature, if any, which might adversely affect the title to the property.

The property is being sold “as is, where is”. Said property is sold without warranty or recourse, expressed or implied as to title, use, enjoyment or condition. The mortgagee or transferee reserves the right to bid for and purchase the real estate and credit its purchase price against the expenses of sale and the indebtedness secured by the real estate.

All bidders will be required to execute a bidding agreement prior to sale. Copies of the bidding agreement may be obtained prior to the sale. The successful bidder will be required to pay the bid amount at the time of sale in cash.

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 paying the indebtedness secured by said mortgage, as well as the attorney’s fees and expenses of foreclosure. This sale is subject to cancellation or postponement.

DONNA MONTGOMERY,

Mortgagee-Transferee

Donna Montgomery

1004 Lee Road 357,

Valley, AL 36854.

706-905-5999

Legal Run 06/30/2022, 07/07/2022, 07/14/2022

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