Pursuant to Virginia Code §58.1-3975, the following real property will be auctioned for sale to the highest bidder at public auction at the Wise County School Board Office, 628 Lake Street NE, Conference Room A, Wise, Virginia 24293 on November 5, 2021, at 12:00p.m., or 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 subsequently posted by Wayne Mefford (“Auctioneer”) and Taxing Authority Consulting Services, PC (“TACS”).

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

Property Owner Identification Description
N1. Fannie Lewis (Heirs) Tax Map No. 076A6 (03) 122 017

and 076A6 (03) 122 016

Acct. No. 001068 and 001069

TACS No. 94435

4th Ave. E, Big Stone Gap
N2. Fannie Turner Tax Map No. 046A () 335-336

Acct. No. 016866

TACS No. 94435

Derby Road, Appalachia
N3. Aaron Gentry Tax Map No. 028 () 049A31

Acct. No. 041916

TACS No. 363371

10714 Richey Road, Wise

±0.973 acre

N4. Maxie Gilliam (Life Estate) Tax Map No. 038A3 (02) 013 004A-5A and 038A3 (10) 054A

Acct. No. 013829 and 013831

TACS No. 94630

Falin Street, Wise

±0.05 acre and ±0.04 acre

N5. Connie Mullins Tax Map No. 011A (01) 005-6

Acct. No. 017523

TACS No. 146284

US Highway 23 (Main Street), Pound
N6. Otto Fraley Tax Map No. 076A6 (04) 002 024-


Acct. No. 000620

TACS No. 94422

4th Avenue E., Big Stone Gap
N7. Uther Large Tax Map No. 029 () 028E

Acct. No. 035825

TACS No. 94831

Cranes Nest Road

±1.543 acres

N8. Kenny Taylor Tax Map No. 011A (01) 007-8-9

Acct. No. 017573

TACS No. 146301

US Route 23, Pound
N9. Veronica Sexton Tax Map No. 104A4 (07) 012 014A

Acct No. 018806

TACS No. 94770

408 4th Street, Appalachia


N10. Gilda Ritchie Tax Map No. 104A5 (01) 041 022

Acct. No. 018766

TACS No. 94762

Park Ave, Appalachia
N11. Joseph Maggard Tax Map No. 025 () 063A

Acct. No. 011353

TACS No. 94605

Guest River Road

±0.47 acre

N12. Naomi Quick Tax Map No. 006A (02) 007 011A- THRU-17A

Acct. No. 017622

TACS No. 94710

Main St. and Orby Cantrell Hwy.

TERMS OF SALE: The Treasurer has the right to reject any bids determined to be unreasonable in relation to 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. Properties are offered for sale as-is, where is, with all faults and without any warranty, either expressed or implied. Subsequent taxes will be prorated from the date of the auction, and the high bidder will be responsible for taxes from that date forward. 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 costs, prior to bidding on any of the properties to determine the suitableness of the properties for their purposes.

The highest bidder shall remit payment in full at the time of the auction. All payments must be made in the form of personal check, traveler’s check, cashier’s check or money order. No cash will be accepted. There will be a 10% buyer’s premium or a $100 flat fee, whichever is greater, added to the final bid to determine final contract price which will also be paid the day of the auction. Recording costs for deed recordation will be the responsibility of the successful bidder and will be collected the day of the auction.

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.

To qualify as a purchaser at this auction you may not owe delinquent taxes to Scott County, Virginia. Questions should be directed to TACS online at, by email to, by phone to (804) 612-9041, or by writing to the address below.

John A. Rife, Esquire
Taxing Authority Consulting Services, PC
P.O. Box 31800 Henrico, Virginia 23294-1800