Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Community Christmas Cantata

Sunday, December 14, 2008
First United Methodist Church
6:00 P.M.

The Community Choir and the Children's Choir
will be performing.

Merry Christmas!

Saturday, December 6, 2008

Christmas Parade
Saturday, December 6, 2008
at 2:00 P.M.

Click on the Line of Cars to see pictures of the Christmas Parade!

Thursday, November 27, 2008

Happy Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 27, 2008
Christmas Tree Lighting at 5:00 P.M.
In the old Foodland Parking Lot
Come sing carols, sip hot cocoa or apple cider, visit with your friends and neighbors ............ Santa Claus is coming to town!

Friday, October 31, 2008

Strangers in Town!

Happy Halloween From Collinsville, Alabama

Monday, October 27, 2008

Go Panthers!


Collinsville Panthers defeated Valley Head 31 -29 Friday night
and now have a spot in the playoffs!

Monday, October 20, 2008

Town Council

The council meeting will be in the offices of the Collinsville Historical Association at the Community Center tonight.

After the meeting the public will be able to tour CHA's office and museum. The signature quilts from the library will be on display. Many editions of The Collinsville New Era will be available for viewing on the computer, and many items from Collinsville's history are on display in the museum.

The public is invited. Please come!

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Homecoming Events

Friday October 17, 2008

Homecoming Parade at 1:30 p.m.

Alumni Meeting at 3:00 p.m.

Chicken and Dressing Supper from 4:00 p.m. - 6:oo p.m.

Pre-game field dedication at 6:00 p.m.

Homecoming Game Collinsville vs Skyline at 7:00 p.m.


Monday, October 13, 2008

Football Stadium Dedication

Dedication of the Collinsville High School football stadium in memory of former Collinsville High School Principal Chad Hawkins is scheduled for Friday, October 17, 2008.

Don Smith, former faculty member of GSCC and former administrative assistant to U.S. Rep. Tom Bevill, will be a featured speaker.

The Gadsden State band, under the direction of Rip Reagan, will perform at the program, which will begin at 6 p.m.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Collinsville's Golden Girl

Mary Jo Nelson was crowned Miss Golden Girl
on Thursday night
at the DeKalb County VFW Fair in Fort Payne.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Collinsville Quilt Walk

The Seventh Annual Collinsville Quilt Walk
is right around the corner!

Friday, Sept. 26th from 12:00 to 5:00
Saturday, Sept. 27th from 10:00 to 5:00

This event is for the benefit of the Collinsville Public Library. Come see the beautiful homes and quilts and help us finish building the new library.
This year will be different from any other. There will be a Book Signing by one of Collinsville's own, and the library has been given a wonderful old signature quilt that just may have your grandmother's name on it!

Come on out, Collinsville, this is all about us!

Wednesday, July 23, 2008



Thursday, August 14, 2008
6:30 P.M.
at the Collinsville Public Library

Elections for the Town of Collinsville will be held on Tuesday, August 26, 2008.

Come meet the candidates and hear their views. It is important to know how each one stands on a variety of issues as these views will impact the future of Collinsville, and your future as well.

Everyone Welcome.

Refreshments will be served.

Friday, June 20, 2008

You Go Girls!

V V Victory for three of our Varsity Cheerleaders!

Ashley Cleland, Jennifer Cox and Shelby Godshall
recently tried out for UCA All Star Cheerleader and were accepted to participate as members of the UCA All Star Cheerleader 2009 Varsity Spirit Parade in London, England.

The objective of the trip is to promote international understanding while building leadership skills among America's youth.

There will be a car wash at Collinsville High School Saturday, June 21, 2008, to help raise money so that these girls can participate in this event.

For more information on this once in a lifetime trip for these girls and how you can support them, please call Jacqueline Clanton at 523-3301 or 997-5585.

Thursday, June 19, 2008

Visions and Goals for Collinsville

On Monday, July 16, 2008, the Town Council met with representatives from TARCOG in a Public Workshop on a Comprehensive Plan for Collinsville.

They talked about the town's strengths and weaknesses and what they would like to see happen to the town in the future.

A questionnaire was handed out to each citizen in attendance. These questionnaires will be collected and the results compiled to determine what is important to the citizens and see how their views compare with the Town Council.

If you would like to make your views known, please contact Town Hall at 524-2135.

Public Service Announcement

The cable company MediaView has been purchased by another company and is in the process of repairing and redoing the lines.

Some of your channels may be changing numbers as they begin this process.

For a complete listing of the channel numbers email and a list will be emailed back to you.

If you have any other questions send an email

Friday, May 16, 2008

Let's Do Some Demo!!!

Demolition of the old sidewalks has begun! The sidewalks are being broken up and loaded up for removal starting with the Library block of downtown.

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Let's See A Movie!

The film "Kilowatt Ours" will be shown at the Collinsville Public Library on Monday, April 28, 2008 at 6:30 p.m.

"Kilowatt Ours" Reveals the Consequences of Our Coal Powered Economy.

The film opens with Vice President Dick Cheney's energy policy speech in which Cheney makes the claim that America needs nearly 1900 new power plants in the next 20years to meet projected electricity demands.

From here, filmmaker Jeff Barrie takes viewers on a journey from the coal mines of West Virginia to the solar panel fields of Florida, as he discovers solutions to America's energy related problems. Come and collect energy saving tips, including how you can save up to $600 a year on your energy bill!

Collinsville physician Dr. Frannie Coe will be speaking on "Living Green".

For more information about the film visit:

New Sidewalks Are Coming!

After three and a half years of waiting, waiting, waiting! The paperwork has finally been signed, returned to us and construction will begin on our Streetscapes.

Preparations for construction will begin on April 30th. New sidewalks and new streetlamps will start appearing as part of the Main Street revitalization project.

Watch for the new, exciting look of Historic Downtown Collinsville!

Friday, April 18, 2008

Collinsville Goes Green!

Did you know that our town now has recycling bins out by Town Hall?

At this time we are recycling newspaper, cardboard and paper. In addition to that, the Library has started a Go Green Project.

Check with the library for more information on this project and how it will benefit our library.