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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Citizens in Porterdale may notice little decorated boxes popping up around the city. They're called Little Free Libraries. It's all a part of an effort to bring more literacy opportunities to the community.
An independent auditor's report found accounting errors and other financial problems for the city of Porterdale.
The city of Porterdale approved liquor licenses for two businesses and swore in a new police officer at their council meeting on Monday night.
The city of Porterdale looks to make three of their parks greener by planting trees with money from a grant.
Porterdale council members decided to revoke three liquor licenses from Porterdale Bar and Grill for its failure to file distilled spirits excise tax returns in the amount of $1,650 and failure to pay just over $500 in excise taxes.
An investigation by the Newton County Sheriff's Office into the behavior of Porterdale Police Lt. Jason Cripps' behavior regarding alleged theft of WiFi did not result in criminal charges. Porterdale City Manager Bob Thomson, citing the NCSO's report, said Cripps would would not be charged; however, Police Chief Geoff Jacobs is still internally reviewing the personnel complaint against Cripps.
Newton County authorities are investigating after the former city clerk of Porterdale filed a complaint against Porterdale Police Sgt. Jason Cripps, alleging that he provided her WiFi password to others, allegedly stealing her Internet while on duty.
The residents of Porterdale have been hard at work beautifying their beloved, little town. One of the most recent and noticeable changes is the 60 rose plants that now adorn Rose Hill as you come into the town from downtown Covington on Washington Street. "I couldn't figure out why it was called Rose Hill," said Porterdale councilwoman Linda Finger. "There weren't any roses on it!" Finger spearheaded the planting project through the city's C.A.R.E. program, ...
Porterdale residents can hope to see a decline in air conditioner thefts as the town's police department launched its copper theft program, Operation Copperhead, Thursday. The Porterdale Police Department initiated the program by marking Mayor Arline Hayes Chapman's air conditioning (AC) unit Thursday. The police department will start the operation on the homes listed to participate.
Porterdale swore in its newest municipal court judge last week, replacing former Judge Robert Mumford. Kimberly Degonia, who has served as a magistrate judge for Newton County since 2009, was appointed municipal judge after Mumford served for eight months.
Officers from the Porterdale Police Department apprehended one person and are still searching for another after a drug arrest Tuesday evening.
Local businessman and new dad Lincoln Nunnally is stepping into his first run for elected office as a Democratic candidate for the Fourth Congressional District, currently held by Congressman Hank Johnson.
Volunteers from Covington's First United Methodist Church and the city of Porterdale installed three pocket parks Saturday on Elm, Hemlock and Pine streets.
Restaurants in Porterdale could soon serve beer and wine on sidewalks cafe style if a proposal to allow open containers outside becomes law.
Porterdale city officials described a proposed tier system for water deposits as a significant change for new customers that would have those with risky credit pay more up front.