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 declared in a resolution Monday that the Yellow River is its most precious natural asset, and the council gave its wholehearted support for the efforts of the recently formed preservation, conservation and recreation group.
Several of Covington's finest restaurateurs will gather in the Porterdale Mill Lofts at 5:30 p.m. Thursday for the county's first ever Taste of Newton. Tickets are $25 and include free food samples, two alcoholic drinks and entrance into gift raffles; tickets can be purchased from participating restaurants or the Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce. Local musical group Sweet Harmony will be performing at the event. The food festival and business expo puts a new ...
Today is the last day for city candidates to declare for office and a few posts still have no takers.
A group of Covington and Porterdale residents are working to turn the Yellow River into a destination for fans of boating, canoeing and kayaking, and they plan to move quickly.
Councilwoman Arline Champan will resign her seat on the council and run for Porterdale Mayor this year.
Darlene Savage remembers the heyday of Porterdale, and like so many, she hopes to move the city back in that direction.
Porterdale has hired a new municipal judge and solicitor, following the resignation of former solicitor Qader Baig on May 23.
Challengers for the Porterdale City Council are cropping up, including Anita Rainey who will run against Post 1 Councilman Robert Foxworth in November's election.
Porterdale residents will likely get to vote this November on whether to allow Sunday alcohol retail sales in their city.
Nearly two decades after Porterdale officials first began looking for a traffic solution, the intersection of Ga. Highway 81 and Crowell Road will finally get a stoplight in 2012.
Porterdale's hurting. The small city's net tax digest, the value of all of its land, buildings and vehicles, has shrunk by 43 percent since the recession, from a high $28.8 million in 2007 to just more than $16 million in 2011. The digest declined by 5.2 percent this year as property values continue to fall. To offset those tax revenue losses, the city is raising its millage rate to 19.892 from 17.518. The city will ...
Porterdale is moving closer to a public vote on Sunday package sales. The Porterdale City Council unanimously approved the first reading of an ordinance Monday that would allow Sunday alcohol package sales from 12:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. if the public approves a referendum this fall. The council is expected to approve a referendum at a later date. In other city news, Porterdale Attorney Tim Chamber said the city council did not break the law ...
Porterdale officials are still planning to have a fireworks show tonight around 9:30 p.m., despite this afternoon's storms.
The City of Porterdale met in executive session Tuesday, but without Mayor Pro Tem Robert Foxworth.
Porterdale Police Sgt. Jason Cripps has been verbally reprimanded for fraternizing with city council members and presenting an unprofessional image.