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Historic village’s work recognized by state

Throughout the past few years, the village of Porterdale has worked hard to rebuild its community, addressing issues surrounding vacant, substandard or under-utilized houses and ...

November 15, 2015 | Sandra Brands | Porterdale

New guidelines to protect historic village

Porterdale has the only remaining intact mill village in Georgia.

November 14, 2015 | Sandra Brands | Porterdale

Guidelines created to protect historic charm of village

Porterdale has the only remaining intact mill village in Georgia.

November 14, 2015 | Sandra Brands | Porterdale

Porterdale honors its veterans

Long-time Porterdale resident, Robert Sullivan, 92, was on hand for the village's Veterans Day events. Sullivan, who was in the Army, said he hit ...

November 11, 2015 | Sandra Brands | Porterdale


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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

See Porterdale budget, payroll docs

Porterdale's hurting.

July 27, 2011 | Gabriel Khouli | Porterdale

Porterdale pursues Sunday package sales

Porterdale is moving closer to a public vote on Sunday package sales.

July 12, 2011 | Gabriel Khouli | Porterdale

Porterdale fireworks show still on

Porterdale officials are still planning to have a fireworks show tonight around 9:30 p.m., despite this afternoon's storms.

July 04, 2011 | Gabriel Khouli | Porterdale

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