Pursuant to the terms of those certain Decrees of Sale entered in the Circuit Court of the County of Scott, the undersigned Special Commissioner will offer for sale at public auction the following described real estate at the County Office Building, 190 Beech Street, Suite 201, Gate City, Virginia 24251, on Friday, April 27, 2018, at 1:00pm, or as soon thereafter as may be effected.  The sale of such property is subject to the terms and conditions below and any such terms and conditions which may be announced on the day of the auction.  Announcements made on the day of the auction take precedence over any prior written or verbal terms of sale.

For additional information, please see the Information Packet.

Owner(s) Account Nos.


1. Cynthia Lynn Boggs, et al. Tax Map No: 84-A-7

Account No: 11633

TACS No: 35941


515 Mill Creek Road, Fort Blackmore

1.00 acre +/-

Taylor Magisterial District


2. Horton Quillen, et al. Tax Map No: 148-A-21

Account No: 7701

TACS No: 36490

1227 Hilton Road, Gate City

0.50 acres +/-

Fulkerson Magisterial District


3. Charles Edward Carter, et al. Tax Map No: 170-4-1

Account No: 7921

TACS No: 97193

East Carters Valley Road, Hiltons

7.21 acres +/-

Fulkerson Magisterial District

Sale includes building only structure 170-4-1BO


4. Joseph Blake Absher Tax Map No: 103-A-10C

Account No: 19249

TACS No: 97122


4414 Bellamy Tipton Road,

Gate City

3.01 acres +/-

Taylor Magisterial District

5. Willard Baldwin, et al. Tax Map No: 28A-156-11

Account No: 13220

TACS No: 61058


239 6th Avenue, Dungannon

Town of Dungannon


6. Alonzo Sexton Tax Map No: 146A8-A-13

Account No: 13480

TACS No: 36032


E. Jackson Street, Gate City


Estillville Magisterial District

7. John O. Ryan, et al. Tax Map No: 42-A-33

Account No: 6236

TACS No: 36393

Near Falls Creek Road, Dungannon

Vacant, 20.00 acres +/-

Fulkerson Magisterial District


8. Lucian Hammond, et al. Tax Map No: 103-A-13

Account No: 12119

TACS No: 35951


Near Bellamy Tipton Road,

Gate City

Vacant, 15.62 acres +/-

Taylor Magisterial District


9. Fred J. and Joann Davis, et al. Tax Map No: 142-A-32A

Account No: 2464

TACS No:36261


Near Long Bow Drive, Gate City

Unmapped, 34 acres +/-

Estillville Magisterial District

10. Fred J. and Joann Davis, et al. Tax Map No: 121-A-35

Account No: 2450

TACS No: 36261


Moccasin Ridge

Floating, vacant lot,

21.50 acres +/-

Estillville Magisterial District


11. Robert McMurray Estate Tax Map No: 164-A-9

Account No: 4051

TACS No: 61032


Possum Creek Road, Gate City

Vacant, 70.03 acres +/-

Estillville Magisterial District

12. Robert McMurray Estate Tax Map No: 164-A-11

Account No: 4053

TACS No: 61032


Possum Creek Road, Gate City

Vacant, 12.00 acres +/-

Estillville Magisterial District

13. Dwayne Allen Frazier Tax Map No: 170-A-66

Account No: 7201

TACS No: 97179


Fowlers Branch Road, Hiltons

Vacant, 50.00 acres +/-

Fulkerson Magisterial District

14. Jimmy Nguyen Tax Map No: 154-A-4

Account No: 6493

TACS No: 60001

Near Bristol Highway, Bristol

117.50 acres +/-

Fulkerson Magisterial District



TERMS OF SALE:  All sales are subject to confirmation by the Circuit Court of the County of Scott.  The highest bidder shall deposit twenty-five percent (25%) or One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00), whichever is higher, at the time of the auction.  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 ($20,000.00).  Such sum shall be held by the Special Commissioner and credited towards the purchase price following confirmation of the sale.  All deposits must be made in the form of personal check, traveler’s check, cashier’s check or money order.  No cash will be accepted.  The balance of the purchase price shall be deposited by the highest bidder with the Special Commissioner within fifteen (15) days of confirmation of the sale by the Court.  The Special Commissioner of Sale has the right to reject any bids determined to be unreasonable in relation to the estimated value of the Property.  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.  There will be a 10% buyer’s premium added to the final bid price which must be paid on the date of the auction.  Recording costs for deed recordation will be the responsibility of the successful bidder and will be due with the balance of the purchase price within fifteen (15) days of confirmation of sale by the Court.


Properties are offered for sale as-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 prior to bidding on any of the properties.  Bidders are strongly encouraged to make their own inspection to determine the suitableness of the property and it is assumed that all bidders will perform due diligence prior to the day of the auction.  Any costs incurred by the bidder to inspect the property are at the expense of the bidder and are non-refundable.


Please be advised that in order to qualify as a bidder at this auction, you may not owe delinquent taxes to the County of Scott and you may not be a Defendant in any pending delinquent tax matter.  Questions concerning the properties subject to sale or the tax sale process should be directed to TACS online at, by email to, or by phone to (804) 893-5179.


John A. Rife, Esq.
Jeffrey A. Scharf, Esq.
Andrew M. Neville, Esq.
Phillip E. Lecky, Esq.
Special Commissioners
Taxing Authority Consulting Services, PC
P.O. Box 31800
Henrico, Virginia  23294-1800