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  1. Huckaby: Sorry to be missing the fair -- notRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 27 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... job judging the pie-eating contest for years but, so far, at least, to no avail. When I was a kid growing up in Porterdale the fair was a big deal. It came once a year and we got out of school early and everything on fair day. I liked three things ...

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  2. Huckaby: Sho' 'nuff good to hear old SouthernismsRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 13 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... way. The encounter left me thinking, however, about the way folks talked when I was a youngster, growing up in Porterdale. People in Porterdale said "Sho''nuff?" a lot. I ain't making this up. They did. For instance, if a person came into the ...

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  3. Traffic stop leads to arrest of DeKalb murder suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | On Common Ground News

    Murder suspect Demetrius Eugene Carter is in custody at the DeKalb County Jail after being arrested Friday, Sept. 5, by police in Porterdale, a Newton County community east of Atlanta.

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  4. Huckaby: Magill was 'the only Bulldog'Read the original story

    Aug 30, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... The "Greek Streak," for my friend Jimmy Poulos, is a close second. Coach Magill referred to me as the "Pride of Porterdale." I hope I can live up to that moniker. Dan Magill loved Athens, as we all know, and the University of Georgia and his family ...

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  5. The Greenest Georgia Wedding This Side of PeachtreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2014 | Southern Living

    ... because of its raw beauty, both outside and inside the mill. It has a rare and interesting history in the town of Porterdale, Georgia, and such a welcoming, Southern feel. Saying our vows was our most memorable moment from our wedding day. As we ...

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  6. City dedicates Resting Garden on site of old slave cemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... as the “Colored Cemetery” was used as such from 1828, the year the city was chartered, to 1836, when Porterdale Cemetery was opened for black residents, according to city records. The ceremony this morning included speeches by city and ...

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  7. City dedicates Resting Garden on site of old slave cemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... as the “Colored Cemetery” was used as such from 1828, the year the city was chartered, to 1836, when Porterdale Cemetery was opened for black residents, according to city records. The ceremony this morning included speeches by city and ...

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  8. Huckaby: Today's kids don't know what they're missing with summer vacationRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... a pair of shorts and my step-ins. Two garments were all that were necessary for living life to the fullest in the Porterdale of my youth. Shoes were discarded as soon as school was dismissed on the last day of the term and the only time we put them ...

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  9. Huckaby: An excellent adventure in EuropeRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... - and I even know what day and time it is - Thursday about 'leven o'clock - but as to the time and date in Porterdale and the surrounding north Georgia Piedmont, I don't have a clue. When you have to keep up with the antics and whereabouts of Bill ...

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  10. Newton County School System and SAFARI Montage Win IMS Global 2014 Learning Impact Gold AwardRead the original story

    May 21, 2014 | ESchool News

    ... Georgia, the Newton County School System serves the communities of Covington, Newborn, Mansfield, Oxford and Porterdale, and encompasses 23 schools, including 13 elementary, 1 K-8, 5 middle and 4 high schools. Headed by Superintendent Samantha ...

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  11. Huckaby: Recycling some sage advice on plantingRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... the North Georgia Piedmont. My dear friend, Mary Dennison, tells me it was the same way in southern Mississippi. Porterdale, Ga., was a mill village, understand, not a farming community, but we always had a patch of this and that out behind the ...

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