Members of the Porterdale City Council recently asked the city attorney to review the legalities of turning over lots owned by the city to their newly created Downtown Development Authority for the body to sell in order to generate funding.
While her husband and son were driving home on Memorial Day in 1992, tragedy struck and changed Eva Smith's life forever. Her husband was killed by a drunk driver. Leon Smith was the first fatality on that weekend, and the pain is still felt by his wife.
The City of Porterdale hosted a Public Safety Day Nov. 14. The day will consist of police and fire demonstrations, face painting, fingerprint kits, and delicious local food.
The City of Porterdale is hosting a Public Safety Day tomorrow, Nov. 14, at 2021 Main Street (Memorial Alley). The day will consist of police and fire demonstrations, face painting, fingerprint kits, food provided by Burnies Bar-B-Q (at a discounted rate), the community outreach program will be on hand as will a deputy from the Newton County Sheriff's Office C.H.A.M.P.S. program. There will also be giveaways and games for the kids. <font face="verdana,geneva" ...
The Porterdale City Council heard cost estimates for road and drainage improvements they would like to make to Ivy Street at Monday night's council meeting.
Lowell Chambers (incumbent) 1. I am the son of a United Methodist minister who is a member of the North Georgia Conference. Consequently, my father (and the family) was reassigned about every 4 years to a new church/community. I grew up in several small towns around North Georgia. I lived in downtown Atlanta when I was single for the first few years after I married. When we had a family on the way, we ...
Leila Hebert started working at the Porterdale mill as a spooler when she was 16, but her mother was the true early starter, starting with Bibb Manufacturing at the age of nine.
The Friends of Porterdale, city of Porterdale and the Porterdale Women's Club are sponsoring the third annual Porterdale Reunion from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. The reunion is not just a time to catch up with old friends and show off town memorabilia, but also a festival for all to enjoy.
At Monday night's Porterdale City Council meeting, Councilman Robert Foxworth introduced the idea of adopting a city ordinance outlawing cutting through private property located at intersections.
Porterdale council members and city employees have put their heads together and devised a possible solution to their projected $108,476 budget deficit in Fiscal Year 2010 without further cuts or a millage rate increase.
Porterdale Councilmember Arline Chapman recently announced that she will seek reelection for the Post 3 council seat in November.
Porterdale council members and city employees have put their heads together and devised a possible solution to their projected $108,476 budget deficit in FY10 without further cuts or a millage rate increase. "We have tried to put our heads together and look over the budget and try to find a solution that our council can live with and our taxpayers can live with," said Tom Fox, city manager.
Porterdale Councilmember Arline Chapman recently announced that she will seek reelection for the Post 3 council seat in November. Chapman was elected in 2008 to serve the remainder of the term of a councilmember who was moving out of the city.
The city of Porterdale is facing a projected budget deficit of $108,476 for fiscal year 2010 and must look at cost cutting or revenue generating options, such as layoffs or increased millage rates. City Manager Tom Fox presented the budget dilemma to council members at a Tuesday evening work session after he spoke with County Tax Commissioner Barbara Dingler and County Chief Tax Assessor Tommy Knight earlier in the day.
A daunting task: Steve Loyd of Porterdale and his father Jack are reading House Resolution 3200 - the controversial health care reform bill making its way through Congress. Jack called Rep. Jim Marshall's (GA-8) office a few weeks ago and requested a copy of the bill. A few days later, he found six envelopes in his mailbox contain the pages of the entire bill. The document is more than 1,000 pages with ...