Porterdale Elementary School staff members were notified this summer that they were one of 14 schools in Georgia and 400 schools or parent organizations across the nation to be awarded a grant from the latest round of Lowe's Toolbox for Education grant program.
Councilman Robert Foxworth is passionate about Porterdale, and he's proud of the time and effort he's put into making the town better. He's seeking reelection to a third term for the Post 1 council seat.
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.
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.
Porterdale has hired a new municipal judge and solicitor, following the resignation of former solicitor Qader Baig on May 23.
Darlene Savage remembers the heyday of Porterdale, and like so many, she hopes to move the city back in that direction.
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 is moving closer to a public vote on Sunday package sales.
Porterdale officials are still planning to have a fireworks show tonight around 9:30 p.m., despite this afternoon's storms.