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  1. Columbus Black History Museum rocked by funding misappropriation disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 |

    ... Hall Affiliate while Warner was still director. The money was supposed to be used for a historical monument at Porterdale Cemetery, but the project never materialized. He emailed screenshots of a Facebook conversation that he and Warner had about ...


  2. Huckaby: Today's kids don't know what they're missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 28 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... instance, when is the last time you saw a child sitting on the front steps picking sandspurs? We had sandspurs in Porterdale, and they made me a stronger person. We went barefoot as children, beginning each year on May 1. Just like Santa Claus came ...


  3. Arrests Are ReportedRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2017 | Monticello News

    ... saw, and more. A Mustang was reported stolen from an address on Blue Heron Drive, and it was later recovered in Porterdale. Another theft was reported on West Washington Street, where a bucket of pecans was taken from a residence. Persons arrested ...


  4. Huckaby: Fond memories of a mill village childhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... grand and glorious University of Georgia, hallowed be thy name, my sociology professor found out that I was from Porterdale and announced to the class that "Mr. Huckaby was raised in poverty in a North Georgia mill village." My professor was ...


  5. Arlen Johnson Sr.Read the original story

    Jan 3, 2017 |

    Arlen Maurice Johnson, Sr., 80, husband of Libby Fouche Johnson, died Monday, January 2, 2017. Born in Porterdale, Ga., he was the son of the late Willie James Johnson and Rosie Nell Townsend Johnson.


  6. Huckaby: Enduring friendship is reminder of Christmas spiritRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    I was raised, of course, in Porterdale, which was the kind of place where people didn't come and go all that much. The kids I started school with were, for the most part, the kids I finished school with.


  7. City is auctioning its karaoke machine?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 |

    The city of Columbus is holding one of its periodical auctions of used equipment this Saturday at 9 a.m. at the intersection of Jackson Avenue and Victory Drive. That's next to Riverdale-Porterdale Cemetery and behind the Jay Auto Mall.


  8. Darrell Huckaby: Longtime friend was - much a man'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... e impact that Bobby and his wife of 64 years, Martha, have had and will continue to have on my life. As we say in Porterdale, about the best of the best - he truly was much a man.


  9. Roy Faulkner, who finished the Stone Mountain Confederate carvings, dies at 84Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2016 | Alabama Live

    ... Confederate memorial carvings, died on Friday, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution confirmed. A native of Porterdale in Newton County, Ga., Faulkner joined the Stone Mountain carving project in January 1964, according to the AJC report. This was more ...


  10. Hukaby: Death of good dog is cause for mourningRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... in our little four-room house. There was barely room for the four of us. There were a lot of stray dogs around Porterdale but, truth be known, I was scared of them. My son, Jackson, was given a magnificent black Lab named Midnight when he was in the ...


  11. Huckaby: Porterdale ready to host OlympicsRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... the games of the XXVI Olympics to Atlanta, my buddies and I used to joke about putting in a bid on behalf of Porterdale. We had a great big gymnasium right in the center of town that would be perfect for all the indoor events, a ballfield by the ...


  12. Patricia Ann Sealock WilsonRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | The Herald-Gazette

    ... away Friday, June , 17th, 2016, at Rex UNC , Hospital in Raleigh, NC. Ms. Wilson was born November 4th, 1936 , in Porterdale, GA, daughter of the late James Howard and Mary Elizabeth Smith Sealock. She was of the Pentecostal Faith. She is preceded ...


  13. Huckaby: I wasn't supposed to like Ali, but he simply was the greatestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... time, anymore than I understood what a Jew was, or a Catholic for that matter. We weren't very cosmopolitan in Porterdale. I knew that the Baptists didn't dance or speak to one another in liquor stores and that the Presbyterians said "forgive us our ...


  14. Huckaby: Endless summers of youth were full of richesRead the original story

    May 14, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... surfing scene, but their record could have just as easily been a series of songs about the idyllic life we led in Porterdale. People made fun of Porterdale when I was a kid. I guess they probably still do. Those people aren't very smart. During my ...


  15. Darrell Huckaby: First day of May is time to go barefootRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    May 1 was a big day when I was a kid growing up in Porterdale, and it had nothing to do with May poles or labor unions or anything like that. In fact, unions were frowned upon in the cotton mill villages scattered across the Southern landscape in the 1950s running three shifts a day.


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