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Century-old Turkey Trot continues

In 1912, the owner’s son of a general store in Collinsville started the Turkey Trot as a promotional event for the store to draw people into town to help the store. Over a century later, that tradition has since been passed on to the Collinsville Historical Association.

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Monday 09/03/2018
‘Pullin’ for a cure’
Posted: September 03, 2018

The Patsy Pull: Pullin’ For a Cure will hold its second event to raise money for breast cancer research.

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Monday 08/06/2018
100 years since Armistice Day
Updated: August 06, 2018 - 3:05 pm

November marks the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, the end of World War I.

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Wednesday 07/11/2018
Wright retires as clerk after 37 years
Updated: July 11, 2018 - 9:09 am

Peggy Wright has retired after serving as the Collinsville city clerk for 37 years. During which time she also served as the municipal court clerk.

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Tuesday 05/29/2018
Investigation ends in seizure of drugs, cash and firearms
Updated: May 30, 2018 - 2:30 pm

After a lengthy investigation, two were arrested on Sunday with 3 pounds of methamphetamines, 3 pounds of marijuana, various controlled prescription drugs, 20 firearms, drug paraphernalia and more than $30,000 in cash, according to Sheriff Jimmy Harris.

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Monday 04/16/2018
Race to Embrace
Updated: April 16, 2018 - 3:41 pm

The 10th annual Race to Embrace was held at the Fort Payne High School football stadium on Friday.

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Friday 03/30/2018
Teacher and student’s success
Updated: March 30, 2018 - 4:10 pm

A volunteer and teacher took home honors at the Alabama Community Education Association Conference March 7-9, according to Jacqueline Clanton, director of Collinsville’s 21st Century program.

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Wednesday 03/14/2018
A glimpse into another world
Updated: March 14, 2018 - 4:23 pm

A fourth grade teacher at Collinsville Elementary School has gotten her students involved in a program that promotes a healthy lifestyle, while also helping provide meals for needy children around the world.

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Friday 03/02/2018
Phone call puts school on ‘high alert’
Updated: March 02, 2018 - 3:30 pm

Collinsville High School was placed on lockdown Wednesday afternoon after receiving a phone call indicating a school-related threat.

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