Pursuant to the terms of those certain Decrees of Sale entered in the Circuit Court of Smyth County, the undersigned Special Commissioner will offer for sale at public auction the following described real property in the Circuit Court of Smyth County, located at 109 West Main Street, Marion, Virginia 24354, Suite No. G033B, located on the ground floor of the Courthouse, on Monday, October 29, 2018 at 11:00 a.m., 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



Property Owner Identification Description
1 Dock Cline Tax Map No. 44-A-1A

Acct. No. 58939

TACS No. 446155

Walker Creek

Chilhowie, Virginia


23 Acres, more or less




Thomas W. Surber, et al. Tax Map No. 29A-1A-9

Acct. No. 128872

TACS No. 410035

2279 Saltville Highway

Saltville, Virginia

North Holston 1, Lot 9

North Fork Magisterial District

3 Pearle Cooper Tax Map No. 53D1-4-19

Acct. No. 93386

TACS No. 446147

811 Meadowbrook Drive

Chilhowie, Virginia

Clairmont Hts 6, Lot 19

4 Columbus G. Russell Estate Tax Map No. 210-126-B-17

Acct. No. 10561

TACS No. 409950

427 Pearl Avenue

Marion, Virginia

Pearl Avenue, Lot 17

Town of Marion

5 Gary Finley, et al. Tax Map No.  53D1-A-15

Acct No. 75493

TACS No. 446119

207 Double D Drive

Chilhowie, Virginia

Clairmont, Lot 1

0.1 Acre, more or less

6 Shirley J. Frye, et al. Tax Map Nos. 28A11-1-100A and 28A11-1-102A

Acct. No. 38971

TACS No. 446159

202 Walnut Street

Saltville, Virginia

Lots 102 and 100

0.2 Acre, more or less

7 Larry L Greer, et al. Tax Map No. 230-134-B-18, 19 and 20

Acct. No. 6955

TACS No. 446118

Lots 18, 19 and 20

Palmer Avenue

Royal Oak Magisterial District

Town of Marion

8 Dale A. Gross, et al. Tax Map No. 44-A-69

Acct. No. 77992

TACS No. 446120

Off Walker Creek Road

Chilhowie Magisterial District


10 Acres, more or less

9 Stella Sue Goodman Tax Map No. 56G-A-1

Acct. No. 79235

TACS No. 446122

Howard Chitwood Properties

Lot 8

Chilhowie, Virginia

Off Lee Highway near Tipton Lane


10 Brenda S. Jones Tax Map No. 57B-4-2

Acct. No. 100766

TACS No. 446164

Town Branch

Lot 2

Royal Oak Magisterial District

0.34 Acre, more or less

11 Brenda S. Jones Tax Map No. 57B-2-14

Acct. No. 99783

TACS No. 446164

Town Branch

Royal Oak Magisterial District


5.5 Acres, more or less

12 Brenda S. Jones Tax Map No. 58-A-46I

Acct. No. 93875

TACS No. 446164

Staleys Creek

PT Killinger Tr

Royal Oak Magisterial District


2.6 Acres, more or less

13 Melissa Meek., et al. Tax Map No. 171-71-1

Acct. No. 6268

TACS No. 446162

North of N&W RR

Adkins Magisterial District

Land – (part of quarry) – Minerals

5.71 Acres, more or less

14 William J. Murray Estate Tax Map No. 44-A-30

Acct. No. 103667

TACS No. 446100

Walkers Creek

Park Magisterial District

21.75 Acres, more or less

Land – Access Unknown

15 J.L. Shumate, et al. Tax Map No. 87-A-3

Acct. No. 123030

TACS No. 446132

White Top

Rye Valley Magisterial District

Laurel Valley near Swamp Road

26.83 acres, more or less

16 Willard Shupe, et al. Tax Map No. 12-A-17B

Acct. No. 123251

TACS No. 446151

North Fork Magisterial District

Off Route 42


30 Acres, more or less

17 Kayla Doane, et al. Tax Map No. 211-130-24
Account: 15156TACS No. 410045
642 Spruce Street

Marion, Virginia

Royal Oak Magisterial District

0.43 Acre, more or less

18 Willian Clarence and Ora Eller Tax Map No. 42-A-94
Account: 69493TACS No. 410033
Carlock Creek, Lot 1

Chilhowie Magisterial District


19 C.H. Kegley Estate Tax Map No. 37-A-33

Acct. No. 92622

TACS No. 410034

Off Crow Hollow

Adkins Magisterial District


36.04 Acres, more or less

20 Maggie Body Montgomery Tax Map No. 53D2-A-121A

Acct. No. 102320

TACS No. 410011

501Whitetop Road

Chilhowie, Virginia

Town of Chilhowie

0.17 Acre, more or less

21 Dorothy S. Pickle Estate Tax Map No. 27-A-17

Acct. No. 110043

TACS No. 410046

133 Banjo Alley

Saltville, Virginia 24370

Red Rock Cove

2.46 Acres, more or less

22 Mattie Lee Richardson Tax Map No. 58-A-11

Acct. No. 115371

TACS No. 446115

Staleys Creek

Royal Oak District

Marion, Virginia


1 Acre, more or less

23 D.C. Allison Tax Map No. 28A3-A-112

Acct. No. 41025

TACS No. 410027

Allison Gap

Lot 3

Saltville Magisterial District


24 Debbie L. and Amanda Dalton Tax Map No. 189-96-37

Acct. No. 16691

TACS No. 446111

127 Gilman Street

Marion Virginia

Park Magisterial District


25 Bobby D. Goff Tax Map No. 28-A-46

Acct. No. 124346

TACS No. 446133

Map X 94 Henrytown, Lot 166

Saltville Magisterial District

0.08Acre, more or less

26 Opal G. Allison Tax Map No. 28-A-6

Acct. No. 41041

TACS No. 410028

636 Robinson Rock Cove

Saltville, Virginia

Red Rock Cove

0.35 Acre, more or less

27 Joseph M. Norman, et al. Tax Map No. 35-A-8C

Acct. No. 105021

TACS No. 95928

Snider Branch

Park Magisterial District

0.22 Acre, more or less


28 Earnestine L. Hockett Estate Tax Map No. 28A16-1-15

Acct. No. 36498

TACS No. 410040

St Rd 91

Saltville, Magisterial District

1.55 Acres, more or less

29 Steven Hastings, et al. Tax Map No. 189-94-20

Acct. No. 14419

TACS No. 446106

133 W. Lee Street

Marion, Virginia

Lot 20

Park Magisterial District



Stephen A. Harris, et al. Tax Map No. 210-118-88

Acct. No. 16713

TACS No. 424005

329 South Iron Street

Marion, Virginia

Iron Street, Lot 8

Royal Oak Magisterial District


TERMS OF SALE:  All sales are subject to confirmation by the Circuit Court of the County of Smyth.  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 to determine final contract price.  The buyer’s premium or flat fee is due at the time 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 Smyth 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) 612-9041.


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