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.
Painted for pluckin': Ronald Bragg, owner of "Bragg Repair Service," was the lucky winner of the Gretsch Guitar, donated to Southern Heartland Gallery by the Gretsch Memorial Foundation. The guitar, titled "Sun, Moon and Stars," was painted by gallery artist Linda Pflug. Four additional guitars, artistically embellished by other artists, will be available at the auction held during Monte Carlo for the Arts, the annual fundraiser for SHA, Inc. Feb.6 at the ...
Sunday marks the date of the Inaugural Porterdale Tubachristmas, a gathering of tuba and euphonium (a smaller, higher pitched version of a tuba) players to celebrate both the season and their oft misunderstood instruments.
The final reading and public hearing for the Porterdale FY2010 budget was held Monday night. The budget was eventually approved (4-1), but only after a heated discussion about a millage rate increase of 3.5 mills to offset decrease revenues caused by the ailing economy.
Dozens of floats passed through downtown Porterdale on Friday night in celebration of the Christmas season. After the Newton High School marching band had passed, and after all the elected officials had walked or rode down the street, Santa Claus himself finished the parade by parking across from the old Mill, where with a clap of his hands, he brought the Porterdale Christmas Tree to life.Hot chocolate was served, and face paintings ...