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 Saturday, July 2, 2022

The City of Colbert welcomes you to celebrate Colbert's 51st Annual Independence Day Celebration

Parade will begin at 9:00 a.m.

Anyone who wants to be in the parade will need to be at the Old Colbert School (now housing the City Hall) located at 60 W. First Avenue beginning at 7:30 a.m. and no later than 8 a.m.

Delicious BBQ will be cooked and served by the Colbert Baptist Church immediately following the parade at the Old Colbert Fire Hall. Tickets can be purchased at the tent ticket at the old fire hall for $12 per plate, which will include tea.

Anyone who wishes to home-grown fruits and vegetables to sell are welcome to join us at a special section set up for a farmer's market. Vendors will have handmade items for sale in assigned vendors spaces.

There will be a pie contest!! Homemade blueberry, apple, and/or peach pies are welcome! Prizes awarded to most delicious and most attractive pies. Please have your entry ready Saturday morning, July 2nd by 10 a.m. Please bring pies to the "Pie Contest" booth under the pavillion across the street from the BBQ pits.

Come play Bingo in the Depot meeting room from 11 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Donations only accepted. Prizes offered from local business. Beside the Caboose will be cornhole games to play at no charge.

Visit the Red Caboose, Log House, and Museum and learn of the great history of our town. The talented Country River Band will entertain all day from the stage with great country music.

Bring your family, your lawn chairs, and all your red, white, and blue to celebrate Colbert's Independence Day Celebration themed "Back on Track."

We look forward to celebrating with you!

 

CITY HALL HAS MOVED TO 60 W FIRST AVENUE TO THE OLD COLBERT SCHOOL.

Council Meeting 7:00 p.m. each 1st Monday night in each month EXCEPT if a holiday falls on Monday. Information will be furnished when changes are made. All meetings are held in the Old Colbert School Auditorium.

RED CANNA PARK COMMITTEE MEETINGS WILL BE HELD THE SECOND AND LAST THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH. MEETINGS WILL BE HELD AT THE TRAIN DEPOT AND WILL BEGIN AT 6:30 P.M.  MEETINGS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AND RESIDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND. ALSO DONATIONS FOR THE PARK MAY BE MAILED TO: RED CANNA PARK CORPORATION-P.O. BOX 693 COLBERT, GA 30628 DONATIONS ARE TAX-DEDUCTIBLE; THERE IS ALSO AN ACCOUNT SET UP AT THE COMMERCIAL BANK IF YOU PREFER TO MAKE A DONATION IN PERSON. A PARK WEBSITE IS IN THE WORKS ALSO!! WE WILL POST A LINK TO IT AS SOON AS IT BECOMES AVAILABLE.

TRASH PICK-UP ANNOUNCEMENTS:  Trash will be picked up on Martin Luther King Day.  No Trash Pick-up on July 4 (if on Monday), Memorial Day, or Labor Day. All trash picked up on Tuesday following holiday closings. Trash Pick-up is Monday of each week unless announced. Please have trash out by 7:00 a.m. If you are interested in recycling, please take it to Madison County Landfill.  They have a designated building for recycled items. 

Mayor Pro Tem: Jonathan Pou, Council Members are:  Roger Fortson, Greg Magrum,  Ray Thomas

City Hall Offices Closed New Year's Eve & New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Good Friday, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday


Burn permits can be obtained October 1st. To obtain a burn permit call 1-877-652-2876. 

New Name for Old Colbert School - COLBERT MUNICIPAL COMPLEX

LEASH LAW:  City of Colbert has a leash law in effect.  All dogs must be on a leash or contained in a secure pen.  Dogs allowed to run on street is subject to be picked up by Animal Control and a fine of up to $1000.00 can be imposed.