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Arline Chapman will seek a second term in November

Arline Chapman, who served on the Porterdale City Council for six years before being elected mayor in 2012, has announced she will run for mayor ...

August 28, 2015 | Sandra Brands | Porterdale


Porterdale to receive $500,000 in assistance from CDBG

The City of Porterdale is one of 78 Georgia communities who will receive a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Gov. Nathan deal announced.

August 25, 2015 | Sandra Brands | Porterdale


Porterdale considers adopting zoning overlay

As the City of Porterdale reviews potential subdivision and commercial development, Mayor Arline Chapman asked the Council at a work session on Aug. 11 to ...

August 15, 2015 | Sandra Brands | Porterdale


Porterdale considers adopting zoning overlay

As the City of Porterdale reviews potential subdivision and commercial development, Mayor Arline Chapman asked the Council at a work session on Aug. 11 to ...

August 13, 2015 | Sandra Brands | Porterdale


Porterdale millage rate stays the same in 2015

The tax millage rate for Porterdale will remain 17.910 for 2015, though revenues are expected to rise due to increased property values in the ...

August 04, 2015 | Sandra Brands | Porterdale


Porterdale won’t raise mill rate this year

Despite not having the city mill rate change for 2016, some residents of Porterdale will likely see an increase in their property taxes this year.

July 15, 2015 | Sandra Brands | Porterdale


Porterdale city council honors Scott for bravery during Magnet Bottle shooting

Two ordinances were approved and a Porterdale resident recognized for his action in the recent shooting at the Magnet Bottle Store in Conyers at the ...

July 09, 2015 | Sandra Brands | Porterdale


Porterdale to host tax increase public hearing

The City of Porterdale has tentatively adopted a millage rate that will require an increase in property taxes of 31.87%.

July 07, 2015 | Staff Report | Porterdale


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Charges against Foxworth dismissed

The accusations of battery against Porterdale councilman Robert Foxworth were dismissed by Magistrate Court Judge John Degonia this morning, after the judge heard from alleged victims Dawn and Skylar Taylor.

October 05, 2011 | Amber Pittman | Porterdale


Voter registration drive in Porterdale

The city of Porterdale is pushing residents to be registered to vote for this fall's city elections, and a voter registration drive will take place all week at Porterdale City Hall.

October 03, 2011 | Staff Report | Porterdale


Councilman Foxworth accused of battery

A Porterdale couple has filed a complaint, accusing city councilman Robert Foxworth of battery after a verbal - and some say physical - altercation occurred at Porterdale City Hall Tuesday.

October 02, 2011 | Amber Pittman | Porterdale


Porterdale Elementary receives grant

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.

September 23, 2011 | Staff Report | Porterdale


Foxworth to seek third Porterdale term

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.

September 16, 2011 | Gabriel Khouli | Porterdale


Porterdale supports Yellow River recreation

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.

September 13, 2011 | Gabriel Khouli | Porterdale


Tickets available for Taste of Newton

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.

September 10, 2011 | Gabriel Khouli | Porterdale


No candidates for Porterdale Post 3 seat

Today is the last day for city candidates to declare for office and a few posts still have no takers.

September 02, 2011 | Gabriel Khouli | Porterdale


Group promotes Yellow River recreation

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.

September 01, 2011 | Gabriel Khouli | Porterdale


Chapman to run for Porterdale mayor

Councilwoman Arline Champan will resign her seat on the council and run for Porterdale Mayor this year.

August 24, 2011 | Staff Report | Porterdale


City judge, court solicitor selected

Porterdale has hired a new municipal judge and solicitor, following the resignation of former solicitor Qader Baig on May 23.

August 12, 2011 | Gabriel Khouli | Porterdale


Returned native to run for Porterdale council

Darlene Savage remembers the heyday of Porterdale, and like so many, she hopes to move the city back in that direction.

August 12, 2011 | Gabriel Khouli | Porterdale


Rainey seeking Porterdale council seat

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.

August 11, 2011 | Gabriel Khouli | Porterdale


Porterdale to vote on Sunday package sales

Porterdale residents will likely get to vote this November on whether to allow Sunday alcohol retail sales in their city.

July 29, 2011 | Gabriel Khouli | Porterdale


Ga. 81/Crowell intersection to get signal in 2012

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.

July 29, 2011 | Gabriel Khouli | Porterdale


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