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  1. 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 ...

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  2. 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 ...

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  3. 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 ...

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  4. 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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  5. Language losing lots of color and flavorRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... understand the meaning if they did. There's another similar expression that was used quite frequently around Porterdale that has to do with a pot, but people wouldn't understand what a pot is these days, either, so there is no need to go there. I ...

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  6. Huckaby: Taking care of grandson isn't workRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... their house had a thatched roof that the goats always wound up eating. There were no thatched roofs in the Porterdale of my youth, and the only goat was my daddy's friend "Goat" Evans, who was married to Julia, who used to come over to our house and ...

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  7. Posey - BonoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2016 | The Star

    Grace Ursula Bono of Fayetteville, GA and James R. Posey of Porterdale, GA were married February 27, 2016, at St. John's United Methodist Church. The bride was given in marriage by her father Brian D. Bono.

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  8. Huckaby: Mom's right about wearing clean underwearRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... bears repeating. I was 9 years old, and had outgrown my overalls. Luckily for me, there was a dry goods store in Porterdale, where I lived, that opened at 7 a.m. so the folks who worked third shift could shop before they went home to bed. It's a ...

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

    Feb 6, 2016 | 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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  10. Retired Ledger-Enquirer publisher hopes his new website becomes the definitive guide to ColumbusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2016 | 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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  11. Huckaby: Take quiz to find out how 'Southern' you areRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2016 | 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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  12. Roswell Gains PlanFirst Designation From StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | 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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  13. A Glamorous-Meets-Industrial Winter Wedding in GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2016 | 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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  14. Huckaby: A sure-fire way to avoid the winter chillRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2016 | 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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