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Voter registration drive in Porterdale
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The city of Porterdale is pushing residents to be registered to vote for this fall's city elections, and a voter registration drive will take place all week at Porterdale City Hall.

The drive will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Friday.

Residents can pick up voter registration forms from city hall or Burnie's BBQ, Jimbo's Grill at the Mill, Porterdale Bar & Grill, Porterdale Library and the Porterdale Mill Lofts (residents only). They can then eitehr register at city hall or mail in their forms; the last day to register for this November's election is Tuesday, Oct. 11.

For more information contact Michael Patterson at 404-488-2984 or

The mayor's seat and three city council seats are up for election this year, and all four seats will be contested.

Patterson is also organizing a candidates forum for Porterdale from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Porterdale Mill Lofts.