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  1. Annual July 4 parade set for Saturday in ColbertRead the original story

    Thursday |

    Get ready for the flags, the hand-tossed candy and the sirens. Colbert will celebrate July 4th Independence Day with the parade beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday.


  2. Joy Ride: Hampton House resident fulfills unusual birthday wishRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 |

    ... former Magistrate Judge. This wasn't a wish for a book, or a quilt or flowers. No, the Hampton House resident in Colbert wanted to feel the roar of the engine and the wind on her face. She wanted to ride on the back of a motorcycle. Harry and Jo ...


  3. Rachel FortsonRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 |

    Rachel L. Kincaid Fortson, 89, passed away peacefully at Spring Valley Nursing Home on Monday, June 29, 2015, with her husband by her side. Rachel was born in Colbert, to daughter of the late Robert and Anna Loftis Kincaid.


  4. 4th of July celebration coming soonRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 |

    The City of Colbert will celebrate July 4th Independence Day with the parade beginning at 9 a.m. A variety of live entertainment from the stage all afternoon hosted by Danny Anthony and Mayor Chris Peck and featuring the BaCuPs, Conner Mack Tribble, C.J. Bidinger and others. Deena and Emily Parham will present music under the Pavilion during the lunch hour, where barbecue will be served for $9 a plate.


  5. Methodists to write letter to Athens-Clarke mayor on refugee resettlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... local elder Hugh Hendrickson prompted the group to agree to send the letter to Denson. Hendrickson, pastor of Colbert United Methodist Church and Comer United Methodist Church, was part of a February meeting of area clergy with J.D. McCrary, ...


  6. 3 sentenced in southwest Virginia on fraud, kickback countsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... to two years in prison and ordered to pay $144,000 in restitution. The third defendant, 63-year-old Michael Clark of Colbert, Georgia, was sentenced to eight months in prison and ordered to pay $110,065 in restitution. No name-calling, personal ...


  7. 3 sentenced in southwest Va. on US fraud, kickback countsRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 18 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    ... to two years in prison and ordered to pay $144,000 in restitution. The third defendant, 63-year-old Michael Clark of Colbert, Georgia, was sentenced to eight months in prison and ordered to pay $110,065 in restitution.


  8. Mike Brown takes Super Pro victory at Atlanta DragwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... are very tough," Snapp said afterwards. For the second event in a row, Randy Barnett won Super Pro Bike with his Colbert, Ga. based '08 Suzuki. This time, his final round victim was David Fletcher ('84 Kawasaki Lawrenceville, Ga.), who went to the ...


  9. Sheep quarantined in Colbert due to rabid raccoon; Ila woman bitten by rabid catRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A Colbert woman will have to quarantine her herd of sheep for six months after a raccoon found in her pasture tested positive for rabies Tuesday, Madison County Animal Control Officer Jack Huff said. The rabies case falls on the heels of a case last month in which an Ila woman was bitten by a rabid stray cat.


  10. Naked man arrested near McDonald'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Damon John Batson, 27, of Colbert was arrested Thursday morning when found naked next to a McDonald's in the 400 block of U.S. Highway 29 North, Athens-Clarke County police said. A police incident report did not state the reason for the man being undressed.


  11. Mary ElrodRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2015 |

    ... Danielsville; daughters and son-in-law, Leanna Elrod, Lakemont, Ga., and Claire Elrod and husband, Jeremy Miller, Colbert; her greatest joy, her grandson, Hayes Connelly Miller; sisters, Norma B. Gagliano, Tyler, Texas, Linda B. Timmerman, Florida, ...


  12. Summer lunch programs for kids now underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... 8, taking lunches out to sites mostly along Georgia Highway 72, which passes through the Madison County towns of Colbert, Comer and Carlton. The Food Bank of Northeast Georgia is pushing its summer lunch program beyond the work week, said Kathie ...


  13. Granny Ladys ScoginRead the original story

    May 26, 2015 |

    ... Faye Smith; and a son, Felton Scogin. Survivors include sons, Jerry (Sue) Scogin, Carlton, Bruce (Pat) Scogin, Colbert, and Dwight (Nancy) Scogin, Commerce; daughters, Debra (Danny) Smith, Comer, Lynn (Gary) Smith, Nicholson, and Connie (Steven) ...


  14. Officials discuss need for more planning on supplying water for major firesRead the original story

    May 25, 2015 |

    When Colbert Ace Hardware burned May 9, firemen spent over 30 minutes without water to fight the blaze. And local leaders want to make sure such a mishap never happens again.


  15. Retiring school personnel recognized by board of educationRead the original story

    May 21, 2015 |

    ... who served as a Danielsville Elementary teacher for 23 years; Kathy Perry, who served as assistant principal at Colbert Elementary; Tina Smith, who served as a Danielsville Elementary teacher for 30 years; Helen "Ba" Steedman, who served as a ...


  16. John CrumleyRead the original story

    May 19, 2015 |

    ... Ralph Franklin and George Loden (G.L.) Crumley; and sister, Annie Mae Draper. Mr. Crumley was a member of the Colbert Baptist Church and a charter and founding member of the Colbert Volunteer Fire Department, from which he retired from active duty ...


  17. With summer lunch programs, kids won't have to go hungryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... Lunch Bus heads out mid-mornings to sites mainly along U.S. Highway 72, stopping at the Farm Road Community, Colbert First Baptist Church, the Diamond Hill Trailer Park and other locations; lunch will also be served at Comer Elementary, the Madison ...


  18. Colbert Ace Hardware destroyed by fireRead the original story

    May 12, 2015 |

    Colbert Ace Hardware was destroyed by fire Saturday, May 9. Madison County's 9-1-1 office received a report of a rear motion detector alarm in back of the building about 4:24 a.m., followed by an alarm from a middle motion detector at 4:28 a.m. Deputy Taylor Arrendale got to the scene first and reported seeing flames coming from the back of the building. According to the E-911 report, he woke neighboring residents to evacuate in case the fire spread.


  19. Madison man charged with DUI in broken-down carRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A Madison County man was arrested for DUI early Wednesday after a police officer attempted to help him move his broken-down car from the Athens Perimeter and the vehicle rolled backward into the officer's patrol car, according to an Athens-Clarke County police report. Stacy Lamont Daniel, 46, of Colbert failed to heed the officers instructions on how to navigate the disabled vehicle while the was pushing it, according to the report.


  20. Three arrested after wreck with Madison County Sheriff's patrol unitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... Hand, 33, of Elberton with possession of a controlled substance and obstruction, while Tracy Denise Tittle, 41, of Colbert was charged with obstruction and hindering the apprehension of a suspect. George R. Childs, 49, was released so he could ...


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