Advertising begins for delinquent property tax

Not paid by May 16; property will be sold

Escambia County (Ala.) Tax Collector Tim Pettis began advertising this week on about 400 parcels of land that will be sold at a public auction due to failure to pay property taxes by the Dec. 31 deadline.

The tax sale is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 16, in front of the Escambia County Courthouse in Brewton. Pettis said the 400 parcels represent about $145,000 in delinquent taxes.

A partial list of properties to be auctioned is being published this week in the Tri-City Ledger, the Brewton Standard and the Atmore Advance.

Although properties advertised for sale include additio...