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  1. Huckaby: Road-naming can present problemsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Athens Banner-Herald

    On a road by any other name, the traffic would flow just about the same. That opening sentence ain't Shakespeare, but it ain't bad for an old boy from Porterdale.

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  2. Retired Ledger-Enquirer publisher hopes his new website becomes the definitive guide to ColumbusRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ROBIN TRIMARCHI [email protected] John Greenman stands near the Winter Canty gravestone, which is located in the Canty family plot at the Porterdale Cemetery. His love of travel and history has led him to start the travel website 36HoursInColumbus.com.

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  3. Huckaby: Take quiz to find out how 'Southern' you areRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 30 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... at McDonald's. Now who would have thunk it? I'd like to believe that if they had a McDonald's in downtown Porterdale that they would serve Spam. a If you have a can of Vienna sausages you can add five more. That's right. Just five. But if you can ...

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  4. Roswell Gains PlanFirst Designation From StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Patch.com

    ... an event honoring all seven designees for 2016, which includes Dublin, Columbus-Muscogee, Lula, Gwinnett County, Porterdale and Liberty County. From left to right: Councilmember Michael Palermo, Councilmember Donald Horton, Planner III Jackie ...

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  5. A Glamorous-Meets-Industrial Winter Wedding in GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Bride's Magazine

    ... space for their wedding on January 24, 2015, and loved the industrial vibe of the Mill at Yellow River in nearby Porterdale. "I loved the exposed brick and oversized windows," says Lindsey. "But what really sealed it for me was the set of pillars ...

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  6. Huckaby: A sure-fire way to avoid the winter chillRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 16 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... this for him, though. I don't know what his work habits were most of the year, but on the days a deep freeze hit Porterdale, he went to work as soon as the pipes thawed out, revealing who besides my daddy hadn't wrapped theirs and worked until ...

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  7. Last Ride Planned for K9 Injured in 2011 Car WreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | MyFoxAtlanta

    ... Brown Bridge Road in Covington. The last ride will go through the square in McDonough, then on Highway 81 towards Porterdale. If you would like to honor Lakota, the Fox family asks that you donate to " We Ride To Provide. " Your donation will be put ...

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  8. Huckaby: The '90s: A Christmas decade packed with memoriesRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Remember the days when we all had just three television channels to watch? They were 2, 5 and 11 for everyone who lived in Porterdale - that is, after we actually got a television. Our antenna was on the roof of our house, but I knew folks who relied on rabbit ears with tinfoil pressed to the top of them.

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  9. Huckaby: America must wake up to reality of homegrown Islamic terrorRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... - but what the hey, it beats another boring day at work. It happened in California. It could have been Peoria or Porterdale or any other place in this country because Evil was the culprit here and Evil has no boundaries. I was having such a great ...

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  10. McDonough domestic violence suspect in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    ... County line, the Georgia State Patrol took over the pursuit and the suspect vehicle crashed into a tree in the Porterdale area of Broad Street and Elm Street. The suspect was transported to Atlanta Medical Center with serious injuries. The female ...

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  11. McDonough domestic violence suspect in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    ... County line, the Georgia State Patrol took over the pursuit and the suspect vehicle crashed into a tree in the Porterdale area of Broad Street and Elm Street. The suspect was transported to Atlanta Medical Center with serious injuries. The female ...

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  12. Huckaby: 'Rest in peace, Yogi'Read the original story

    Sep 26, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... because they wore the tools of ignorance and played "hindcatcher" in Little League baseball. Yogi Wilkerson is Porterdale's. Yogi Ogletree also comes to mind. Yes, people made fun of Yogi because of his syntax and his looks, but opposing pitchers ...

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  13. Huckaby: Covered-dish dinners aren't what they used to beRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... and it shows, even on fifth Sundays and at homecoming. I was raised in the Julia A. Porter Methodist Church in Porterdale and when it was time for a covered-dish dinner the ladies - and men - of that church really put on the dog. I'm talking fried ...

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  14. Huckaby: Porterdale is perfect spot for destination weddingRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    I had always wanted to attend a destination wedding, and now I have actually hosted one - and it was magical. The destination was Porterdale, and there is no other place I would rather have been last Saturday night than awash in a flood of memories on the banks of the Yellow River in the north Georgia mill town that I will forever call home.

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  15. Judge deciding whether to toss out verdict against Serra Nissan controllerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... guilty pleas to a scheme to falsify documents so low-income residents could qualify for car loans. Green, of Porterdale, Ga., had pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud and failure to file a 2012 individual tax return. He had been charged with ...

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  16. Police K9 receives first aid packRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2015 | Merrill Foto News

    ... to help these guys save their dogs!" Cripps, with the help of her husband Police Chief Jason Cripps of the Porterdale, GA Police Department, initially started off by offering first-aid courses for K9's and their handlers and soon evolved into ...

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  17. Huckaby: Waving is time-honored Southern customRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... - a true Southern gentleman. I don't know when I started waving at folks, but I can't remember not doing it. In Porterdale, in the days before air-conditioning, we spent a lot of time sitting on the front porch. And if you were sitting on the front ...

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  18. Boil water advisory issued for residents in PorterdaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Some residents in the Newton County community of Porterdale are without water Thursday after a contractor hit a water line and knocked out service to the area. The water line is near the intersection of Crowell Road and Highway 81. Service has been disrupted for residents on the south side of town.

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  19. Porterdale under boil water advisoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | MyFoxAtlanta

    The city confirmed Wednesday afternoon that several streets were under the notice including Crowell Road, Dyer Lane, Megan Court, Michael Ryan Street, Elm Street, Willow Street, Cedar Street, and South Broad.

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  20. A car seat fit for an astronautRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... your hand if you've done that - or something similar. We all have! That was the preferred mode of travel for the Porterdale Yankees in the Newton County Little League, circa 1961, and for Boy Scout Troop 226. The baseball team would get to cheer and ...

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