Public Notices

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2024 Upcoming Holiday deadlines: SCRJ will be closed for Memorial Day, Monday, May 27 and has a late deadline for Tues., May 28. SCRJ will be closed for the 4th of July Thursday, July 4 & Friday, July 5th. SCRJ will be closed for Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 2 and has a late deadline for Tues., Sept. 3 before noon. SCRJ will be closed for Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11 and has a late deadline for Tues., Nov. 12 before noon. Deadline for Thanksgiving is Friday, Nov. 22. SCRJ will be closed for Thanksgiving week and will reopen Monday, Dec. 2. Santa Letters deadline is Friday, Dec. 6. Deadline for the Christmas ads for the Christmas/Santa Letter Edition 12-18-24 is Friday, Dec. 13. These are special editions that must be sent in early to the printers. New Year’s Edition 12-26-24 & 1-2-25 is Friday, Dec. 19. We have to submit both papers early due to the printing company being closed for the holidays.

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed Bids for the construction of the Sumter County Low Pressure Sewer Upgrade – CWSRF Project No. CS010993-01 will be received by Sumter County Sewer Authority, at the Town of Emelle Town Hall, 123 Dailey Avenue, P.O. Box 97, Emelle, AL 35459, until 10:00 a.m. local time on Tuesday, May 14, 2024, at which time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read. The Project consists of the replacement of approximately 300 existing residential grinder pumps with new septic tank effluent pumps and controls, plus the replacement of pumps and controls in four existing system lift stations, and the construction of new sewer forcemain segments in and near the Town of Gainesville in Sumter County, Alabama.
Bids will be received for a single prime Contract. Bids shall be on a lump sum and/or unit price basis as indicated in the Bid Form.
Information and Bidding Documents for the Project can be found at the following designated website: https://bidsite.poly-inc.com. Bidding Documents may be downloaded from the designated website. Prospective Bidders are urged to register with the designated website as a plan holder, even if Bidding Documents are obtained from a plan room or source other than the designated website in either electronic or paper format. The designated website will be updated periodically with addenda, lists of registered plan holders, reports, and other information relevant to submitting a Bid for the Project. All official notifications, addenda, and other Bidding Documents will be offered only through the designated website. Neither Owner nor Engineer will be responsible for Bidding Documents, including addenda, if any, obtained from sources other than the designated website.
The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is Poly, Inc. 1935 Headland Avenue, Dothan, AL 36303, 334-793-4700, Max Mobley, [email protected]. Prospective Bidders may obtain or examine the Bidding Documents at the Issuing Office on Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, and may obtain copies of the Bidding Documents from the Issuing Office as described below. Partial sets of Bidding Documents will not be available from the Issuing Office. Neither Owner nor Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including addenda, if any, obtained from sources other than the Issuing Office.
Bidding Documents also may be examined at the office of Town of Emelle Town Hall, 123 Dailey Avenue, Emelle, AL 35459, on Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Printed copies of the Bidding Documents may be obtained from the Issuing Office by paying a deposit of $130.00 for each set plus shipping as applicable. Bidders who return full sets of the Bidding Documents in good condition within 10 days after receipt of Bids will receive a full refund minus shipping charges. Non-Bidders, and Bidders who obtain more than one set of the Bidding Documents, will receive a refund less the cost of printing, reproduction, handling, and distribution for documents returned in good condition within the time limit indicated above.
No Bidding Documents will be issued within 72 hours of the scheduled date and time of the Pre-Bid conference.
Bid security shall be furnished in accordance with the Instructions 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 Owner. The Bidder shall show evidence by including its current license number during registration and clearly displaying on the outside of the sealed envelope in which the Bid is delivered.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all Bids and to waive technical errors if, in the Owner’s judgment, the best interest of the Owner will thereby be promoted. The Owner further reserves the right to negotiate price and time with the low bidder.
For all further requirements regarding bid submittal, qualifications, procedures, and contract award, refer to the Instructions to Bidders that are included in the Bidding Documents.
SUMTER COUNTY SEWER AUTHORITY
Diana Woodard, President
4tc/4-11-24, 4-18-24, 4-25-24, 5-2-24
LEGAL NOTICE
In accordance with Chapter 1, Title 39, Code of Alabama, 1975, as amended notice is hereby given that SPORTS TURF COMPANY, INC. Contractor, has completed the Contract for (Construction) A NEW TRACK AND SOCCER FACILITY FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF WEST ALABAMA at UNIVERSITY OF WEST ALABAMA or the State of Alabama and the (County) (City) of Livingston Owner(s), 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 GOODWYN, MILLS, AND CAWOOD, LLC.
SPORTS TURF COMPANY, INC.
1487 Black Dirt Rd., Whitesburg, GA 30185
3tc/4-11-24, 4-18-24, 4-25-24
PROBATE COURT SUMTER COUNTY, ALABAMA
CASE NO. 2024-11
IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF GLADYS P. SIMPSON, DECEASED
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
LETTERS TESTAMENTARY having been granted to the undersigned as Co-Executrices of the Estate of Gladys P. Simpson, deceased, by the Honorable Willie Pearl Rice, Judge of Probate, on the 1st day of April, 2024, all persons having claims against said estate of said Gladys P. Simpson, deceased, are hereby notified to present such claims within the time allowed by law or they will be barred.
WITNESS my hand on this the 1st day of April, 2024.
Kimberly S. Hoggle, Executrix of the Estate of Gladys P. Simpson, deceased
Phyllis S. Kimbrell, Executrix of the Estate of Gladys P. Simpson, deceased
3tc/4-11-24, 4-18-24, 4-25-24
LEGAL NOTICE
In accordance with Chapter 1, Title 39, Code of Alabama, 1975, as amended, notice is hereby given that S T Bunn Construction Co., Inc. hereby gives Notice of Completion of contract with The City of Livingston Street Rehabilitation for Various Streets Sumter County, GMC Project No. CMGM210045. Any person(s) having a claim against the project should notify Josh Pierce, P.E., Goodwyn Mills Cawood, LLC, 2660 EastChase Lane, Suite 200, Montgomery, AL 36117. All claims should be filed within 30 days of the first publication of this notice. This notice will appear for three (3) consecutive weeks beginning on April 4, 2024 and ending on April 18, 2024.
S T Bunn Construction Co., Inc.
3tc/4-4-24, 4-11-24, 4-18-24
STATE OF ALABAMA
COUNTY OF SUMTER
NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE
Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage and security agreement executed by JOHN HENRY CONLEY and wife, MATTIE B. CONLEY, on the 4th day of October 2007, to VANDERBILT MORTGAGE AND FINANCE, INC., as recorded in Mortgage Book 299, Page 391, in the office of the Probate Judge of Sumter County, Alabama; VANDERBILT MORTGAGE AND FINANCE, INC., as Mortgagee, by reason of such default having declared all of the indebtedness secured by said mortgage and security agreement due and payable and such default continuing, notice is hereby given that, acting under the power of sale contained in said mortgage and security agreement, and as authorized by Section 7-9A-604(a)(2) of the Code of Alabama of 1975 as amended, VANDERBILT MORTGAGE AND FINANCE, INC., as Mortgagee, will sell at public outcry, for cash to the highest bidder, in front of the Courthouse door, in the City of Livingston, Sumter County, Alabama, during the legal hours of sale on April 24, 2024, the following described real and personal property situated in Sumter County, Alabama, to-wit:
A parcel of land lying in the North Half of Section 18, Township 19 North, Range 3 West, Sumter County, Alabama, and being more particularly described as follows:
Commence at a fence corner and the Northwest corner of the Northeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of Section 18, Township 19 North, Range 3 West, Sumter County, Alabama; thence run in an Easterly direction along a fence line and the North boundary of said Section 18 for a distance of 979.88 feet to an iron rod and the Point of Beginning; thence continue in an Easterly direction along said fence line and the prolongation thereof, and along the North boundary of said Section 18 for a distance of 430.00 feet to an iron rod at the intersection of the North boundary of said Section 18 with the West right-of-way margin of Frank Dial Road (prescriptive right-of-way); thence, with an interior angle left of 90°41’, run in a Southerly direction along said right-of-way margin for a distance of 195.00 feet to an iron rod; thence, with an interior angle left of 89°59’, run in a Westerly direction for a distance of 432.37 feet to an iron rod; thence, with an interior angle of 89°20’, run in a Northerly direction for a distance of 200.00 feet to the point of beginning, forming an interior closure angle of 90°00’, all lying in the North Half of Section 18, Township 19 North, Range 3 West, Sumter County, Alabama, and containing 1.95 acres, more or less.
INCLUDING a security interest in one (1) 2007 Southern Homes manufactured home, Serial No. DSDAL49139AB;
together with the hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging and all fixtures now attached to and used in connection with the premises herein described.
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 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.
Said sale will be made subject to any existing Federal Tax Lien, if any, and/or Special Assessments, if any, which might adversely affect the title to the subject property.
Said sale will be made for the purpose of paying the indebtedness secured by the above-described mortgage, and the proceeds thereof will be applied as provided by the terms of the said mortgage. This sale is subject to postponement or cancellation; contact Margery Oglesby at the phone number shown below prior to attending the sale.
Lori C. Baird
Attorney for Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc.
ROSEN HARWOOD, P.A.
2200 Jack Warner Pkwy Ste 200
P.O. Box 2727
Tuscaloosa, AL 35403
(205) 344-5000
April 4, April 11, and April 18, 2024)
PROBATE COURT
SUMTER COUNTY,
ALABAMA
CASE NO. 2024-10
IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF CECOLA
DELAINE, DECEASED
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
LETTERS TESTAMENT ARY under the Last Will and Testament of Cecola Delaine, deceased, having been granted to the undersigned on the 23rd day of March, 2024, 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.
Janet Patrick Hudson, Executrix of the Estate of Cecola Delaine,
deceased
3tc/3-27-24, 4-4-24, 4-11-24
PROBATE COURT SUMTER COUNTY, ALABAMA
CASE NO. 2023-46
IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF NELL R. CHAVES, DECEASED
OTICE TO CREDITORS
LETTERS TESTAMENTARY under the last will and testament of Nell R. Chaves, deceased, having been granted to the undersigned on the 8th day of March, 2024, 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.
Jackie Tyrene Lake, Personal Representative of the Estate of Nell R. Chaves, deceased
3tc/3-28-24, 4-4-24, 4-11-24
Notice to Contractors
Debris, Removal, Reduction, and Disposal Following a Declared Disaster
Alabama Department of Transportation
West Central Region – Tuscaloosa Area
Bibb, Chilton, Hale, Perry, Sumter, Tuscaloosa Counties
Sealed bids will be received by the Alabama Department of Transportation until 10:00 am on Thursday, April 25, 2024, and at that time publicly opened for a retainer contract for debris removal, reduction, and disposal following a declared disaster, in the West Central Region, Tuscaloosa Area. The bid opening will take place at the Alabama Department of Transportation, West Central Region, Tuscaloosa Area office, Conference Room.
Qualified General Contractors holding a current Alabama State license are invited to bid. This contract is for the purpose of retaining a qualified General Contractor whose services would be employed in the event of a Tropical Storm event or other declared disaster.
Copies of the contract documents and specifications may be inspected and/or obtained at the following locations:
Alabama Department of Transportation
West Central Region – Tuscaloosa Area
2715 East Skyland Blvd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
Phone: (205) 554-3240
Digital copies can be found under the “Special Notice to Contractors” section at https://alletting.dot.state.al.us/
Sealed bids may be mailed or delivered directly to the Owner prior to the bid opening. Such sealed bids must be clearly and legibly marked “Debris Removal, Reduction, and Disposal Following a Declared Disaster – Tuscaloosa Area” on the outside of the envelope.
The most qualified, responsive, responsible, and highest ranked bid will be accepted with key consideration based upon the benefit to the public; however, the Alabama Department of Transportation reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive any irregularity in the bids received, and to accept or reject any items of the bid for the benefit of the public.
No conditional bids will be accepted.
No bid may be withdrawn for a period of thirty (30) days after the scheduled closing date and time for the receipt of bids.
John Cooper
Transportation Director
3tc/3-28-24, 4-4-24, 4-11-24