Porterdale city officials are planning a retreat for this Saturday to discuss their goals and objectives for the new year.
Small town charm: Reader's Digest presented Porterdale mayor Bobby Hamby with a $1000.00 check on Friday as part of their "We Hear You America" Contest. (L-r) Supermodel Nikki Taylor, Mayor Bobby Hamby and a Reader's Digest representative hold the check.
C.A.R.E. Inc, a local non-profit organization that offers aid to Porterdale residents in need, will be hosting a silent auction on Saturday to raise money for the organization.
The City of Porterdale will also hold their postponed City Council meeting at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday at City Hall.
The town of Porterdale will be receiving national publicity and a $1,000 check from Readers Digest, after being selected by the company to appear in its RV tour of 100 American towns.
A Porterdale landlord was fined $1,300 and placed on 30 days probation after a property he owned was found to be in violation of many of the city's property code ordinances.
Geoffrey Jacobs was sworn-in on Tuesday as chief of police for Porterdale.
The second annual TubaChristmas celebration will be held in Porterdale on Sunday.
The new Chief of Police for the city of Porterdale will be sworn in today. Geoffrey Jacobs has been selected to fill the position, which has been empty since former chief Wayne Digby left the post in September. Jacobs has served in law enforcement for almost three decades. Most recently, he served as Uniform Division Commander for the Snellville City Police Department, where he worked for the past 27 years. He has also worked in ...
Santa Claus and his reindeer will be coming to Porterdale at 7 tonight for the annual Porterdale Christmas parade and tree lighting ceremony. The parade, which includes members of the Newton High School Marching Band and several other local organizations, will begin at the Village Inn, travel down Broad Street and end at the Historic Train Depot. Santa Claus will light the Christmas tree and star to bring Christmas to Porterdale.
As the holiday seasons approach I think of how they were celebrated in Porterdale.
Smiley's Family Restaurant in Porterdale closed down this week, and although owner Gwen Spears hopes to find a new location soon, she may have to relocate to another county.
Porterdale residents on Tuesday gave their approval by a vote of 115 to 5 to a $10,000 homestead exemption.
Party in the streets: It was an afternoon and evening of music and dance - The annual Yellow River Jam returned to Porterdale on Saturday. Five bands will perform throughout the day. They included Larry and Anita Denny, Donnie Long, True Gospel Church Band, Apostles of Bluegrass and Jordan Rager will sing country from 6-8 p.m. <font ...
It will be an afternoon of music and dance - The annual Yellow River Jam is returning to Porterdale on Saturday.