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

    Thursday Jul 30 | 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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  2. Porterdale under boil water advisoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | 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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  3. A car seat fit for an astronautRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 11 | 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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  4. Celebrating the return of fireworks to GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | 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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  5. 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 ...

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  6. 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 ...

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. "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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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