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NOTICE OF ELECTION
A Special General Election will be held on Tuesday December 12, 2017.
For United States Senator
Polls will open at 7:00 a. m. and close at 7:00 p. m. Notice given this1st day of November 2017.
Willie Pearl Watkins Rice
Judge of Probate / Chief Election Official

PROBATE COURT SUMTER COUNTY, ALABAMA CASE NO.2017-52 IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF TRICE DRYER SMITH, DECEASED
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
LETTERS TESTAMENTARY under the last will and testament of Trice Dryer Smith, deceased, having been granted to the undersigned on the8th day of November, 2017, 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 the time allowed by law or the same will be barred.
Jack D. Smith, Personal Representative of the Estate of Trice Dryer Smith, deceased
3tc/11-16

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF SUMTER COUNTY, ALABAMA CASE NO.: 2017-46 IN THE MATTER O F THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF JAMES M. DELAINE, Deceased.
Letters Testamentary of the Estate of James M. Delaine, deceased, having been duly granted to Jeanette D. Lowery. on the 24th day of October, 2017, by the Honorable Willie Pearl Rice, Judge of the Probate Court of Sumter 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.
DeeAnn Truelove, Attorney for Jeanette D. Lowery, Executrix
3tc/11-9

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF SUMTER COUNTY, ALABAMA
STATE OF ALABAMA COUNTY OF SUMTER CASE NUMBER: 2015-01
NOTICE OF PETITION FOR FINAL SETTLEMENT OF THE ESTATE OF TYRONE GIVAN, DECEASED
Notice to: Dacinda Givan, David Givan, Ganai Johnston, Michael James Givan
Take notice that a Petition for Final Settlement in the above styled matter has been filed in said Court by Hunter Allen Hawley, Administrator of the Estate of Tyrone Givan, for a final settlement of the Estate of Tyrone Givan, deceased, and that the 18th day of December, 2017, at 11:00 o’clock a.m. has been set for hearing on the same at the Sumter County Probate Office in Livingston, Alabama.
Done this 24th day of October, 2017.
Willie Pearl Rice
Probate Judge
Sumter County, Alabama
3tc/11-9

“Community Service Programs of West Alabama, Inc., is accepting applications for the position of:
County Coordinator/Sumter County –Part-Time (20 hours per week), (transitioning to Full-Time (30+ hours per week)) The position is responsible for the successful operation of all CSP social service programs and to successful operation of housing counseling programs in the assigned county. These programs consist of, but are not limited to: ABC Trust, Crisis Intervention, Housing Counseling, Homebuyers’ Education, Weatherization, emergency food and shelter programs, mobile food pantries, information, referrals and follow-ups, and special programs. Pay range $10.28 – $16.68 per hour.
Deadline to apply: November 28, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. Go to www.cspwal.com for complete information regarding job description, position qualifications and to obtain employment application. Must submit application in order to apply. Submit application by mail, fax, scan (send to employment@cspwal.com ) or visit 601 Black Bears Way, Tuscaloosa, 35401. Phone: 205-752-5429.
Community Service Programs of West Alabama, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, handicap status, age, or national origin. CSP maintains a Drug Free Workplace Policy and the applicant is subject to pre-employment and random alcohol and drug testing. CSP operates a licensed children facility and applicants will be subject to criminal history background checks. CSP is an E-verify Employer. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or national origin.”
2tc/11-16

SUMTER COUNTY, ALABAMA
RULES AND GUIDELINES FOR ABSENTEE BALLOTS
For the December 12, 2017
Special General Election
Applications for absentee ballots must be filed in the office of the Absentee Election Manager not less than five (5) days prior to the Election. The deadline to apply is Thursday, December 7, 2017 by 4:30 PM. The deadline to apply for ,Wedical and Business Emergencies is no later than the close of business on Monday, December 11, 2017.
Any qualified Elector of this State may vote an Absentee ballot. provided they meet the requirements (17-10-1 et seq, Code of Alabama) as contained in the application, which is available in the office of the Absentee Election Manager, De Von A. James, located on the first floor of the Sumter County Courthouse in the Office of the Circuit Clerk, 115 Franklin Street, Courthouse Square, Livingston, Alabama 35470. Applications are also available for download at the website of www.sos.statc.al.us
After completing and signing the application, the voter may hand deliver the application to the Absentee Election Manager, DeVon A. James. or forward it by U.S. Mail. NO ONE IS ALLOWED TO BRING IN AN APPLICATION FOR ANOTHER PERSON.
The only exception is being a designee for a medical emergency. By law. the Absentee Election Manager can only accept one application per envelope that is received by U.S. Mail. The application must include the Alabama residence (PHYSICAL) address where the voter is registered to vote. even if the ballot is to be mailed to another address where the applicant/voter regularly receives mail.
The Absentee Election Manager may hand the ballot to the applicant/voter, or forward it by U.S. mail to the applicant/voter·s residence address or upon wTitten request to the address where the applicant/voter receives mail. NO ONE CAN RECEIVE OR RETURN A BALLOT FOR ANY OTHER PERSON; only exception being a designee for medical emergency. INSTRUCTIONS WlLL ACCOMPANY EACH BALLOT AND MUST BE FOLLOWED CAREFULLY TO INSURE THAT YOUR BALLOT IS COUNTED.
Beginning with the 2014 Primary Election, the State Legislature has mandated that a voter present valid photo identification pursuant to Act 2003-381. Valid photo identification may include, in addition to governmentally produced photo identifications. identification cards containing the photo of the elector produced by employers for employees and identification cards containing the photo of the elector produced by a public or private college. university, or post graduate technical or professional school located within the state, a valid U.S. passport, a valid U.S. military identification card, provided that such identification card contains a photograph of the elector: valid tribal identification card containing a photograph of the elector.
A copy of any of the above forms of identification must be submitted with the ballot when voting by mail,§ 17-9-30 (c), except that voters entitled to vote by absentee ballot pursuant to the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act, 42 U.S.C. 973ff; the Voting Accessibility for the Elderly and Handicapped Act. or any other federal law are not required to produce identification prior to voting. § 17-9-30 (d). See also, § 17-17-28 ( explaining the penalties for false identification). The law provides for a Provisional Ballot where: 1.) identification is not properly provided; or 2.) the voter is not identified as appearing in the precinct for which the voter seeks a ballot; or 3.) an absentee precinct inspector or clerk has knowledge that the individual is not entitled to vote at a precinct applicable to the voter” s ballot and challenges the voter· s right to vote a particular ballot. The law provides ways for voters to correct deficiencies so that provisional ballots can be counted. Section 17-1 0A-2, Code of Alabama.
Ballots must be returned by the voter in person to the Absentee Election Manager, De Von A. James, located on the first floor of the Sumter County Courthouse, Office of the Circuit Clerk, no later than 4:30 PM on Monday, December 11, 2017 or the last day to postmark an absentee ballot being returned by mail to the absentee election manager is the date prior to the day of election Monday, December 11, 2017. Business emergency ballots must be voted in the office in person and handed to the Absentee Election Manager. !vfedical emergency ballots must be returned no later than noon on Election Day.
Any person desiring to vote Absentee may come by the office of the Absentee Election Manager, De Von A. James, First Floor, Office of the Circuit Clerk, Sumter County Courthouse, and 115 Franklin Street Courthouse Square, Livingston, Alabama. The mailing address is Post Office Box 936, Livingston, Alabama 35470- 0936. The office hours are 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM Monday thru Friday and closed each day for lunch from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm.
If you need any additional information regarding Absentee Voting procedures you may call the Absentee Election Manager, DeVon A. James, at (205) 652-2291 or (205) 652-2333. You can also visit the website w,,vw.sos.state.al.us

The Sumter County Commission is accepting applications for the following position:
CIerk (Full Time – Regular Status) Annual Wages: $17,708 (35 Hour Week)
Department: Sumter County Tax Assessor
Job Summary; Assesses real property and personal property. Greets property owners and responds to questions] Answers telephone and provides information via telephone or internet. Prepares correspondence and maintains correspondence files. Performs various research activities as requested. Required to work overtime as needed.
Experience/Education: High school diploma or GED with some college level business course work. Must have a minimum of three years of responsible, experience. College level courses may be substituted by a combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Other: Must be able to obtain a bond. Required to travel and attend courses for continuing education.
A detailed job description is available le at the commission Office during regular business hours.
Interested persons should obtain an application from the Sumter County Commission Annex, 104 Hospital Drive, P.g. Box 70, Livingston, AL 35470, 205-652-2731, (M-F 8-4:30). Applications will be accepted until November 17, 2017, 4:00 p.m.
THE SUMTER COUNTY COMMISSION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

NOTICE OF PUBLIC
HEARING HOUSING AGENCY PLAN
SECTION 511 of the Quality Housing and Work Responsibility Act (QHWRA) of 1998 created the Public Housing Agency Plan. This plan includes an annual and 5-year plan, 2017 through 2022.. In accordance with this act of the Board of Commissioners of the Livingston Housing Authority invites the public to comment on the agency plan. The plan is available for review at the Livingston Housing Authority Office, at Hwy. 11 North, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. In addition a Public Hearing will be held December 11, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. to accept comments on the proposed plans. The hearing is open to all interested parties.