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 third annual Art on the River and Dance event will be held in Porterdale on Saturday.
Space is still available to purchase a bed in the Newton County Community Garden in Porterdale which officially opened Saturday morning. With more than 1,500 plants donated by The Home Depot and Bonnie Farms and bed footage made from recycled carpets provided by Nyloboard, families began planting their gardens. For just $25 a year, a space can be purchased to plant in. Those interested who cannot afford the annual fee may apply ...
Residents of Porterdale will not be receiving a census form in the mail due to a rule that prohibits the form from being mailed to post office boxes.
Princes and princesses: Pre-K students in Porterdale had lots of fun at the Cinderella Ball. See more photos of Porterdale Elementary's Pre-K Cinderella Ball by scrolling clicking here.
MOBILE FOOD PANTRY – Downtown Porterdale WHEN: Saturday, March 27, 2010 TIME: 11 A.M. – 2 P.M. WHERE: DOWNTOWN PORTERDALE OLD TRAIN DEPOT Corner of Main & Hemlock Streets Pour, Inc., a Georgia Non-Profit Corporation, in partnership with First Baptist of Covington, City of Porterdale's C.A.R.E.Program and Rainbow Community Center is bringing a drivethru mobile food pantry for families. After filling out a form, families will receive a FREE box of groceries. First come, ...
After being closed for more then two months, Jimbo's Grill at the Mill has been reopened.
Time for tea: (L-R) Porter Pals Linda Finger, Eula Jackson, Debra Jackson, Mattie Whitener, Daphene Kimball, Sally Jarrett and Bobbie Lev enjoy good company and a game of Bingo during lunch in Porterdale Thursday morning. Porterdale's new senior group will meet for fun and fellowship on the first and third Thursdays of the month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1 Cedar Street, Porterdale. For more information call Linda Finger at ...
Because of budget constraints and newer building codes the Porterdale Gym renovation may have to include compromises differing from the original concept of a community gathering place previously approved by the Porterdale City Council.
Members of the Porterdale City Council met with Newton County Engineer Kevin Walter, County Commission Chairman Kathy Morgan, District 5 Commissioner Tim Fleming and representatives of engineering consulting company, LPA Group Incorporated, to see a first glimpse of the proposal for a signalized intersection at Ga. Highway 81 and Crowell Road.
Although the group is still trying to decide on the perfect name, senior citizens in Porterdale now have a place to meet for fun and fellowship every other Thursday.
The Porterdale City Council narrowly approved (3-2) the contract for an interim city manager at the regular monthly meeting Monday.
During the holidays, Porterdale City Council member Linda Finger led an effort to equip a family of five with items that would improve their quality of life. She enlisted the help of other city residents and together they were able to provide a washer, dryer, stove and a fully stocked refrigerator to the family with donations.
Popular Porterdale restaurant Jimbo's Grill at the Mill has been closed for more than a week after financial and legal issues reportedly forced owner James Stalvey Jr. to close the establishment temporarily.
Porterdale has a new community garden thanks to more than 100 volunteers who attended Hands On Newton's third annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service celebration Monday.
According to Monty Hill, City of Porterdale Zoning Administrator, all proper documentation for the construction of a new Family Dollar was turned into the city Wednesday. The free-standing Family Dollar is being developed by Twin Rivers Capital LLC Real Estate Investment & Development out of Charleston, S.C. and will be located just south of the Shell Station at the Crowell Road and Bypass Road intersection.