Public Notices

NOTICE OF PROPOSED BANK MERGER
Notice is given that an application has been filed on August 16, 2019 with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Director for District Licensing, Southern District, 500 North Akard Street, Suite 1600, Dallas, Texas 75201 for consent to merge:
Bank of York
301 North Broad Street
York, Sumter County, Alabama 36925-2232
with and into
Investar Bank, National Association
7244 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana 70808
It is contemplated that the main office and branch offices of each of Investar Bank, National Association and Bank of York will continue to operate following the merger.
This notice is published pursuant to 12 USC 1828(c) and 12 CFR 5. Anyone may submit written comments on this application by September 21, 2019 to: Director for District Licensing, Southern District, 500 North Akard Street, Suite 1600, Dallas, Texas 75201, or via electronic mail to so.licensing@occ.treas.gov, on or before September 21, 2019.
The public may find information regarding this application, including the date of the end of the public comment period, in the OCC Weekly Bulletin at www.occ.gov. Requests for a copy of the public file on the application should be made to the Director of District Licensing.
August 22, 2019
Bank of York,
York, Alabama
Investar Bank, National Association, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
3tc/8/22, 8/29,9/12

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage dated August 18, 1994, executed by Dora Cook, an unmarried woman, to the United States of America, acting through the Farmers Home Administration, United States Department of Agriculture, which mortgage was recorded on August 18, 1994, in Book 257, Page 875, of the mortgage records in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Sumter County, Alabama, notice is hereby given that pursuant to law and the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the undersigned will sell at public outcry, to the highest bidder for cash, in front of the Main entrance to the Sumter County Courthouse at Livingston, Alabama, during the legal hours of sale on October 1, 2019, the following described real estate, situated in Sumter County, Alabama, to-wit:
One (1) acre, more or less, in the Southwest 1/4 of Southeast 1/4 of Section 20, Township 21 North, Range 2 West, Sumter County, Alabama, described as: From a fence corner on the North right-of-way of Sumter County Highway 24 that is 36.84 chains East of the Southwest corner of the East 1/2 of Southwest 1/4 of said Section 20, run South 87 degrees 37 minutes West along said highway right-of-way for 210 feet to the point of beginning of herein described property; thence from said point of beginning run North 3 degrees 20 minutes West along a property line fence for 420 feet to a fence corner; thence South 87 degrees 30 minutes West along a fence for 105 feet; thence South 3 degrees 20 minutes East for 420 feet to a point on the North right-of-way of said Highway 24; thence North 87 degrees 30 minutes East for 105 feet to the point of beginning.
This sale is made for the purpose of paying the indebtedness secured by said mortgage as well as expenses of foreclosure. This property will be sold on an “as is, where is” basis, subject to any easements, encumbrances, and exceptions reflected in the mortgage and those contained in the records of the office of the Judge of Probate of the County where the above-described property is situated. This property will be sold without warranty or recourse, expressed or implied as to condition, 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 a part of the foreclosure process.
The successful bidder must tender a non-refundable deposit of Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00) in certified funds made payable to Stephens Millirons, P.C. at the time and place of sale. The balance of the purchase price must be paid in certified funds by noon on the second business day following the sale at the law firm of Stephens Millirons, P.C. at 120 Seven Cedars Drive, Huntsville, Alabama 35802. Stephens Millirons, P.C. reserves the right to award the bid to the next highest bidders should the highest bidder fail to timely tender the total amount due.
The United States of America, acting by and through the United States Department of Agriculture
Mortgagee
Robert J. Wermuth/mgw
Stephens Millirons, P.C.
P.O. Box 307
Huntsville, Alabama 35804
Attorney for Mortgagee
The Sumter County Record Journal
August 22, 2019, August 29, 2019, September 5, 2019
3tc/8/22-9/5

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage dated July 6, 1994, executed by Dorothy L. Winn, an unmarried woman, to the United States of America, acting through the Farmers Home Administration, United States Department of Agriculture, which mortgage was recorded on July 6, 1994, in Book 257, Page 640, of the mortgage records in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Sumter County, Alabama, notice is hereby given that pursuant to law and the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the undersigned will sell at public outcry, to the highest bidder for cash, in front of the Main entrance to the Sumter County Courthouse at Livingston, Alabama, during the legal hours of sale on October 1, 2019, the following described real estate, situated in Sumter County, Alabama, to-wit:
Lot No. 2, a parcel of land containing 12,017 square feet, more or less, in the City of York, Sumter County, Alabama, lying in the Northwest 1/4 of Northwest 1/4 of Section 4, Township 17 North, Range 3 West, described as: From the intersection of the North line of Webster Street with the West line of said Section 4, said point being 1130.95 feet North of Toomsuba Creek, according to the map recorded in Deed Book 33, Page 45, Sumter County Probate Office, run thence North 61 degrees 30 minutes East along the North line of Webster Street for 747.5 feet to the point of beginning of herein described property; thence from said point of beginning continue North 61 degrees 30 minutes East along the North line of Webster Street for 85 feet; thence North 28 degrees 30 minutes West for 143 feet; thence South 59 degrees 18 minutes West for 85.06 feet; thence South 28 degrees 30 minutes East for 139.75 feet to the point of beginning.
This sale is made for the purpose of paying the indebtedness secured by said mortgage as well as expenses of foreclosure. This property will be sold on an “as is, where is” basis, subject to any easements, encumbrances, and exceptions reflected in the mortgage and those contained in the records of the office of the Judge of Probate of the County where the above-described property is situated. This property will be sold without warranty or recourse, expressed or implied as to condition, 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 a part of the foreclosure process.
The successful bidder must tender a non-refundable deposit of Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00) in certified funds made payable to Stephens Millirons, P.C. at the time and place of sale. The balance of the purchase price must be paid in certified funds by noon on the second business day following the sale at the law firm of Stephens Millirons, P.C. at 120 Seven Cedars Drive, Huntsville, Alabama 35802. Stephens Millirons, P.C. reserves the right to award the bid to the next highest bidders should the highest bidder fail to timely tender the total amount due.
The United States of America, acting by and through the United States Department of Agriculture
Mortgagee
Robert J. Wermuth/mgw
Stephens Millirons, P.C.
P.O. Box 307
Huntsville, Alabama 35804
Attorney for Mortgagee
The Sumter County Record Journal
August 22, 2019, August 29, 2019, September 5, 2019
3tc/8-22-9/5

NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL
REPRESENTATIVE CASE NUMBER 2019-24
ESTATE OF OLIVIA GAINES JONES COLLINS
LETTERS TESTAMENT ARY of said deceased having been granted to the undersigned on the 5TH DAY OF AUGUST, 2019, by the Hon. WILLIE PEARL RICE, Judge of Probate of Sumter 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.
Sidney Frances Collins Freeman Personal representative
3tc/8/15-8/29

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF SUMTER COUNTY,
ALABAMA
CASE NO: 2019-18
IN THE MATTER OF THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF JOHN ALFRED HILL, JR., Deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS OF THE ESTATE OF JOHN ALFRED HILL, JR.
Ancillary Letters Testamentary upon the Estate of said decedent having been granted to John Maurice Hill on the 20th day of June, 2019, by the Probate Judge of Sumter County, Alabama, notice is hereby given that all persons having claims against said Estate are hereby required to present the same, duly sworn to, in the Probate Court within the time allowed by law, or else same will be forever barred.
John Maurice Hill
3tc/8/15-9/7

Notice to Contractors Federal Aid Project No. HRRR-6019(250) SUMTER COUNTY, ALABAMA
Sealed bids will be received by the Director of Transportation at the office of the Alabama Department of Transportation, Montgomery, Alabama until 10:00 AM on August 30, 2019 and at that time publicly opened for constructing the Guardrail Installations on CR-12 over Potts and Sanusi Creeks (Sites 1 and 2); on CR-42 over Cotahaga Creek (Sites 3 and 4); and on CR-10 over Thornton and Kinterbish Creeks (Sites 5 and 6). Length 0.227 mi.
The total amount of uncompleted work under contract to a contractor must not exceed the amount of his or her qualification certificate.
The Entire Project Shall Be Completed In Forty (40) Working Days.
A Bidding Proposal may be purchased for $5.00. Plans may be purchased for $5.00 per set. Plans and Proposals are available at the Alabama Department of Transportation, 1409 Coliseum Boulevard, Room E-108, Montgomery, AL 36110. Checks should be made payable to the Alabama Department of Transportation. Plans and Proposals will be mailed only upon receipt of remittance. No refunds will be made.
Minimum wage rates for this project have been pre-determined by the Secretary of Labor and are set forth in the advertised specifications. This project is subject to the contract work hours and Safety Standards Act and its implementing regulations.
Cashier’s check or bid bond for 5% of bid (maximum – $50,000.00) made payable to the Alabama Department of Transportation must accompany each bid as evidence of good faith.
The bracket range is shown only to provide general financial information to contractors and bonding companies concerning the project’s complexity and size. This Bracket should not be used in preparing a bid, nor will this bracket have any bearing on the decision to award this contract.
The Bracket Estimate On This Project Is From $249,498 To $304,942 .
The proposed work shall be performed in conformity with the rules and regulations for carrying out the Federal Highway Act.
Plans and Specifications are on file in Room E-108 of the Alabama Department of Transportation at Montgomery, Alabama 36110.
In accordance with the rules and regulations of The Alabama Department of Transportation, proposals will be issued only to prequalified contractors or their authorized representatives, upon requests that are received before 10 AM., on the day previous to the day of opening of bids.
The bidder’s proposal must be submitted on the complete original proposal furnished him or her by the Alabama Department of Transportation.
The Alabama Department of Transportation, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42
U.S.C. 2000D TO 2000D-4 and Title 49 code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of The Secretary, Part 21, nondiscrimination in federally-assisted programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin in consideration for an award.
The right to reject any or all bids is reserved.
JOHN R. COOPER
Transportation Director
3tc/8/15-8/29

MORTGAGE
FORECLOSURE SALE
Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage executed by Carolyn Yates and Husband Patrick Cunningham, to United States of America, acting through the Rural Housing Service, USDA, f/k/a the Farmers Home Administration, dated February 7, 1995, said mortgage recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Sumter County, Alabama, in Book 258, Page 596. Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the undersigned mortgagee or transferee, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ACTING THROUGH THE RURAL HOUSING SERVICE, USDA, F/K/A THE FARMERS HOME ADMINISTRATION, will sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, in front of the main entrance of the Courthouse in the City of Livingston, Sumter County, Alabama on September 4, 2019, between 11:00am and 4:00pm CST (the legal hours of sale), all of its right, title, and interest in and to the following described real estate, situated in Sumter County, Alabama, to-wit:
Lot 4: a parcel of land containing 11,464 square feet, more or less, in the City of York, Sumter County, Alabama, lying in the NW ¼ of the NW ¼ of Section 4, Township 17 North, Range 3 West, described as: from the intersection of the North line of Webster Street with the West line of said Section 4, said point being 1130.95 feet North of Toomsuba Creek, according to the map recorded in Deed Book 33, page 45, Sumter County Probate Office, run thence N. 61° 30; E. along the North line of Webster Street for 577.5 feet to the point of beginning of here in described property; thence from said point of beginning continue N. 28° 30E. along the North Line of Webster Street for 85 feet; thence N. 28° 30 W. for 136.5 feet; thence S. 59° 18W. for 85.06 feet; thence S. 28° 30 E. for 133.25 feet to the point of beginning.
Property Street Address: 307 Webster Avenue, York, AL 36925 (provided for informational purposes only)
Said property will be sold “AS IS”. Said property will be sold subject to the right of redemption of all parties entitled thereto. 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.
The debt secured by said Mortgage has been and is hereby declared due because of, among other possible events of default, failure to pay the indebtedness as and when due and in the manner provided in the Note and Mortgage. The debt remaining in default, 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.
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.
On the morning of the sale, please call the following number for an estimated auction time: (410) 635-5127.
Attorney for Mortgagee or Transferee
Stern & Eisenberg Southern, PC
1709 Devonshire Drive
Columbia, SC 29204
AL201800000238
3tc/8/8 – 8-/29

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF SUMTER COUNTY,
ALABAMA
CASE NO: 2019-21
IN THE MATTER OF THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF MILDRED D. BLACK, Deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS OF THE ESTATE OF MILDRED D. BLACK
Letters of Testamentary upon the Estate of said decedent having been granted to Don Black and Lucius Back, Jr. on the 24th day of July, 2019, by the Probate Judge of Sumter County, Alabama, notice is hereby given that all persons having claims against said Estate are hereby required to present the same, duly sworn to, in the Probate Court within the time allowed by law, or else same will be forever barred.
Don Black, Co-Executor Lucius Black, Jr. Co-Executor
3tc/8/8 – 8-/22

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