While some may be dreaming of a white Christmas, Porterdale is tuning up for another TUBACHRISTMAS.
Council members in the City of Porterdale held their first reading of the tentative budget for fiscal year 2014 Monday night.
The newest Stephen King-inspired horror film, "The Cell," could be filming in Porterdale in early 2014.
Ever wondered what some of the historic mill homes in Porterdale look like on the inside?
Porterdale's Riverfront Road is getting a facelift, thanks in part to the Newton County Board of Commissioners.
Porterdale is now a mid-'50s town in Texas.
State Forester Beryl Budd, community leaders and interested citizens pose in front of the new mobile bush hog being demonstrated by the Georgia Forestry Commission in Porterdale Wednesday. The machine will be used to cut underbrush along the river trails as well as clearing hazardous undergrowth that poses a fire hazard to structures in the community.
Porterdale Mayor Arline Chapman has been appointed to the executive board of the Georgia Urban Forestry Council (GUFC).
The Porterdale Volunteer Fire Department will hold a Fall Festival Fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, to raise money for the station.
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The Porterdale City Council unanimously approved an amended animal ordinance Monday that requires residents to register their pets yearly by showing proof of rabies vaccinations. Registration fees are $5 per pet per year.
Porterdale City Manager Tom Fox presented city council members a draft of the town's 2009 budget and warned the council at Tuesday's work session about future budget shortfalls if more expenditures were not cut or if revenue did not significantly increase in 2009.
At the request of the Councilmember Linda Finger, Porterdale Public Works Director Robert Witcher presented city council with a cell phone service agreement Monday that will save the city roughly $189 a month.
The Porterdale City Council moved closer to adopting a new, stricter animal ordinance for the city at Monday night's council meeting.
Administrators with Specialty Fabrics & Converting, a subsidiary of Goodyear, shut down the manufacturing plant in Porterdale after a machine fire caused employees to evacuate the building Friday morning. According to Newton County Fire Chief Mike Satterfield, around 11 a.m., a machine that applies silicone to yarn used to make fan and pulley belts caught on fire. Officials believe debris may have entered the machine, which can reach temperatures upwards of 500 degrees. The fire was contained ...
Classic rides: Santa arrives in Porterdale in a sleigh pulled by a team of live reindeer Friday night. City of Porterdale Mayor Bobby Hamby waves from a classic Corvette during the Porterdale Christmas Parade Friday night.
Festivities for Porterdale's Christmas in the Village will begin at 6 p.m. Friday. The highlight of the evening will be the arrival of Santa in a sleigh pulled by real reindeer. Children can have their photo made with Santa near the historic depot.
Perennial Porterdale City Council candidate Andy Grimes has announced that he will once again throw his hat in the ring to fill the seat vacated by Kay Piper in October.
At Monday's regular meeting, the Porterdale City Council voted to enact a six month spending freeze for the town outside of normal operational expenses, such as payroll, as well as routine and emergency maintenance procedures on city equipment, such as flat tires. Employees will need council approval for any expense other than those specified as exempt from the freeze.
Porterdale City Manager Tom Fox rescinded his resignation at Wednesday night's called meeting, according to Mayor Bobby Hamby.
Lowell Chambers has officially announced his intention to run for the vacated seat on the Porterdale City Council left by Kay Piper.
The Committee to Elect Lowell Chambers has announced that Lowell Chambers will run for the Porterdale City Council Post 5 seat vacated by Kay Piper. Chambers and his family have lived in Porterdale since 2000 and have owned property in the city since 1993. Chambers has a Master of City Planning from Georgia Tech, a Bachelor of Agricultural Engineering from the University of Georgia, a Bachelor of Music Education from the University of Georgia, and ...
Fresh on the heels of the resignation of council member Kay Piper, Porterdale City Manager Tom Fox turned in his resignation at a called meeting Tuesday evening.
In an effort to help the city's financial woes, the Porterdale city council voted unanimously at their meeting Monday night to sell a portion of its reserve sewage treatment capacity to the Newton County Water and Sewerage Authority.
Porterdale city council members decided at their monthly meeting Monday night to allow the city's police officers to take home their patrol vehicles once more.