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  1. Celebrating the return of fireworks to GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... when one of the bottle rockets misfired and struck a car windshield, almost causing the driver to wreck. It took Porterdale's police chief about a minute-and-a-half to find us - quickest case solved in the town's history. He took us to the mayor, ...

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  2. Huckaby: The diet starts todayRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 20 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... in Texas where everything is bigger, so naturally they make me bigger than if I were taking them in the old Porterdale hospital. And those evil people at Krispy Kreme just can't seem to turn that hot light off for anything. And I just can't pass up ...

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  3. Huckaby: People don't have things repaired anymoreRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 6 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... shoes half-soled. Oh, how I remember going with my daddy to the cobbler's shop when I was growing up. I lived in Porterdale, of course, and the shoe shop was in Covington - which we called "town" - right beside the bus station. It smelled of oil and ...

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  4. Deputy Injured in Shooting Accident in GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | WTVC

    A Newton County deputy has been accidentally shot at a gun range. Investigators say another officer shot the deputy at the range on Lower River Road near Porterdale around 3 p.m. Friday.

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  5. Huckaby: Washing, ironing and procrastinatingRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... house. I never walked on a carpeted floor until I was in the ninth grade and started visiting friends outside Porterdale. We had strings hanging down from the ceiling to turn on the one bare light bulb in each room. The bathroom, when we finally got ...

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  6. Huckaby: Almost-finished book bound for best-seller listRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... maybe rent a cabin in the mountains or get a place on St. Simons or Pawleys Island, S.C., or maybe a room at the Porterdale mill - you know, someplace romantic, like Hemingway might do. Instead of an exotic place like Key West or St. Simons or ...

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  7. "The Originals" casting for extras in ConyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Business Journal

    ... lick here . "The Originals" is also looking for young men ages 18 to 25 with acting experience to film Jan. 21 in Porterdale, Ga., east of Atlanta. It is a featured role with potential for an upgrade.

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  8. Historic cemeteries appear forgottenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | The Times

    ... said. Echoes of this can be heard in more recent calls to clean the African-American side of Liberty Cemetery in Porterdale, where the fence posts that used to separate white from black still stand and the difference in care is marked. Porterdale ...

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  9. Huckaby: 2015 will be year of weddingsRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... wife, Charlotte. Like me, Dorsey outkicked his coverage. Jenna wants her reception in a burned-out gymnasium in Porterdale - which thrills me to death. It will be the biggest thing to happen on the banks of the Yellow River since those two guys ...

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  10. Two Arrested for BurglaryRead the original story

    Dec 26, 2014 | Monticello News

    ... acts. *Cortez Donte Dudley, 25, Covington-driving while license suspended or revoked. *Albert Scott Sorrells, 47, Porterdale-probation violation. *Clayton Scott Hardy, 20, Monticello-possession of marijuana less than an ounce. *Ramon Arturo Jackson, ...

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  11. Gerald KellyRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | Morning Journal

    ... at home. The couple married November 1. 1950. There are four daughters, Sandra Hughes, and her husband Emmett, of Porterdale, Georgia, Jeanne Parker, and her husband Tom, of Boca Raton, Florida, Cheryl Pierce, and her husband Dave, of Lisbon, and ...

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  12. 1 ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | The Coastal Courier

    ... enrolled in the program are Pembroke, Rincon, Albany, Dalton, Douglasville, Greensboro, Lithonia, Perry, Porterdale and Roswell. Some of the resulting strategies undertaken by communities include revitalizing distressed neighborhoods and ...

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  13. Huckaby: Thankful for America, grits and the memory of Dan MagillRead the original story

    Nov 22, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... you with "you're welcome" instead of "no problem." I am thankful that I was raised in church and educated at Porterdale School, Newton County High School and the University of Georgia. I am thankful that all my children have graduated from Georgia ...

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  14. James Dawkins receives Lifetime Achievement AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Thomaston Times

    ... Annual Dinner and Awards Banquet held on Thursday, November 6, 2014. James Dawkins was born on May 17, 1922 in Porterdale, Georgia to Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Thomas Dawkins. The second born of nine brothers and sisters, he lived in Porterdale until ...

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