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

    Friday Oct 2 | 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 ...


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

    Saturday Sep 26 | 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 ...


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

    Saturday Sep 12 | 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 ...


  4. 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.


  5. 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 ...


  6. 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 ...


  7. 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 ...


  8. 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.


  9. 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.


  10. 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 ...


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

    Jul 4, 2015 | 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, ...


  12. Huckaby: The diet starts todayRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2015 | 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 ...


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

    Jun 6, 2015 | 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 ...


  14. 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.


  15. 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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