Russell County - Judicial Sale - TACS


Pursuant to the terms of those certain Decrees of Sale entered in the Circuit Court of County of Russell, the undersigned Special Commissioner will offer for sale at a simulcast (with online and in person bidding) public auction the following described real estate at 139 Highland Drive, Lebanon, Virgina 24266, on October 2, 2023 at 10:00 am.

The sale of such property is subject to the terms and conditions below, and any term or conditions which may be subsequently posted or announced by Mitch-Ell Auction Firm (“Auctioneer”) and Taxing Authority Consulting Services, PC (“TACS”). Subsequent announcements take precedence over any prior written or verbal terms of sale.

For complete information (including terms, conditions and property listings), please see the Information Packet.

You can visit the auctioneer’s website here: Mitch-Ell Auction Firm

Property Owner(s) Tax Map No. TACS No. Property Description
1 Krystal F. Ferguson & Michael W. Ferguson 105L-IB-12 467784 278 Burns Drive, Cleveland; Meadowoods Tract 12; Lebanon Magisterial District
2 Jessica Michelle Johnson






112 Dodge Street, Lebanon; Gray Heights ENLG 1; Town of Lebanon


3 Belinda Whitt 108R-772D 157730 Big A Mtn; Port of Harmon Henry Honaker Lands; Cleveland Magisterial District
4 Beulah Miller 67R-IE-2222 & 67R-IE-2222A 158864 55J Wilson Road, Swords Creek; T. W. Davis Dubv. Lots 15, 19, 20, 21, and 22; and TW Davis Subv. Lots 22, 24 and 25; New Garden Magisterial District
5 Amanda Reynolds 76R-181 467810 20  Highland Circle, Honaker; Thompson Addition Lot; New Garden Magisterial District
6 Marvin Peck 33L-2589 467693 2061 and 2021 Mill Creek Road, Raven; Mill Creek; Cleveland Magisterial District
7 Eveline Ray and Cletus Gent 76R-254A 159082 Tunnel Lot; Honaker Magisterial District
8 Christopher Surrett 159R-IB-2194 158415 254 and 242 Lower Bear Wallow, Dante; Castlewood Magisterial District
9 Gladys Hicks White 104R-431 157586 Slab Town Enlg 5; Town of Lebanon
10 Fred L. Mays






1952 River Road, Castlewood; Castlewood Magisterial Districts


11 Goldie Ward Phillips 160R-II-2514 158501 125 Timber Scent, Dante; Castlewood Magisterial District
12 Calvin W. Elmore 159R-IB-2201 158418 529 Roanoke Hill Road; Lot 83 Subv. B; Castlewood Magisterial District
13 David Lane 157R-1667 & 157R-1667A 158313 224 Clinch Drive, Saint Paul; Boody Lot; Castlewood Magisterial District
14 Bobby Bailey 115L-IA-63 157807 10 Burns Street, Cleveland; Town of Cleveland

GENERAL TERMS OF SALE:  All sales are subject to confirmation by the Circuit Court. The Special Commissioner has the right to reject any bids determined to be unreasonable in relation to the estimated value of the Property. Any unsold property will be offered for sale again at the next auction, whenever that may be.

Properties are conveyed by Special Warranty Deed, subject to any easements, covenants, agreements, restrictions, reservations, and any and all rights of record which may affect the property. Properties are offered for sale as-is, where-is, and if-is, with all faults and without any warranty, either expressed or implied. Persons are encouraged to make a visual inspection of the property within the limits of the law and to obtain an independent title search, at their own expense, prior to bidding on any of the properties to determine the suitableness of the property for their purposes. It is not guaranteed that the property has a right-of-way or that it is not landlocked. Property is sold in gross and not by the acre. There is no warranty as to the accuracy of any information contained in the GIS system, nor is the information contained therein a legal representation of any of the features of the property which it depicts. We do not provide, and do not assist, with obtaining title insurance or title to personal property.

The sale of property to the highest bidder is not contingent upon obtaining financing. Financing, if needed, is the sole responsibility of the high bidder. By bidding, parties are entering into a legally binding contract, waive all rescission rights, and understand that their bid is immediately binding, irrevocable, and enforceable. Additionally, by bidding, parties are representing that they have read, and agree to be bound by, all terms and conditions for this sale. Failure to complete the property purchase will result in forfeiture of any funds paid and may subject the highest bidder to additional damages, which may include expenses and any deficit upon resale.

PAYMENT TERMS:  The highest bidder shall make a deposit in the amount of twenty-five percent (25%) or One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00), whichever is higher, along with a 10% buyer’s premium, subject to a minimum of $100, added to the final bid. Bids which are less than One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) shall be paid in full at the time of the auction. Deposits shall not exceed Twenty Thousand Dollars ($20,000) per parcel. Such sum shall be held by the Special Commissioner and credited towards the purchase price following confirmation of the sale. Subsequent taxes will be prorated from the auction date, and the highest bidder will be responsible for taxes from that date forward.

The balance of the purchase price and recording costs for deed recordation shall be deposited by the highest bidder with the Special Commissioner within fifteen (15) days of confirmation of the sale by the Court.

Terms applicable to In-Person Bidders ONLY: The deposit and buyer’s premium are due on the day of the auction. All payments must be made in the form of personal check, cashier’s check or money order. No cash will be accepted.

Terms applicable to Online Bidders ONLY: All interested parties must register and be approved by the Auctioneer. Registration and bidding are free of charge and are done through the Auctioneer’s website If any interested bidders are unable to attend for in-person bidding and wish to bid on property, but do not have access to the internet, please contact Mitch-Ell Auction Firm, at (276) 608-4786 for assistance.

The highest bidder will receive their purchase contract and balance due via email following the close of the auction. The contract shall immediately be executed and returned to TACS. The deposit and buyer’s premium must be received in full within seven (7) days following the auction closing (no later than October 9, 2023). All payments must be made in the form of certified funds, cashier’s check, money order or wire transfer. Cash and personal checks will not be accepted. Checks and money orders shall be made payable to County of Russell and forwarded to TACS, at the address shown below. Wire transfer instructions will be provided to the highest bidder upon request.

GENERAL TERMS: To qualify as a purchaser at this auction, you may not owe delinquent taxes to County of Russell and you may not be a Defendant in any pending delinquent tax matter. Questions concerning the registration and bidding process should be directed to the Auctioneer online at, by email to or by phone to Mark Mitchell, at (276) 608-4786. Questions concerning the property subject to sale should be directed to TACS online at, by email to, by phone to 804-506-3102, or by writing to the address below.

Re: County of Russell Judicial Sale Auction
Taxing Authority Consulting Services, PC
P.O. Box 31800
Henrico, Virginia 23294-1800