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  1. 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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  2. "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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 1 ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | The Coastal Courier

    ... enrolled in the program are Pembroke, Rincon, Albany, Dalton, Douglasville, Greensboro, Lithonia, Perry, Porterdale and Roswell. Some of the resulting strategies undertaken by communities include revitalizing distressed neighborhoods and ...

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  8. Huckaby: Thankful for America, grits and the memory of Dan MagillRead the original story

    Nov 22, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... you with "you're welcome" instead of "no problem." I am thankful that I was raised in church and educated at Porterdale School, Newton County High School and the University of Georgia. I am thankful that all my children have graduated from Georgia ...

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  9. James Dawkins receives Lifetime Achievement AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Thomaston Times

    ... Annual Dinner and Awards Banquet held on Thursday, November 6, 2014. James Dawkins was born on May 17, 1922 in Porterdale, Georgia to Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Thomas Dawkins. The second born of nine brothers and sisters, he lived in Porterdale until ...

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  10. Huckaby: Plane trip to D.C. in 1968 was adventureRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    I am writing this column from 35,000 feet. When I was growing up in Porterdale, I allowed myself to dream that one day I might write something that another person would want to read in a newspaper, but I never believed I would do it from six miles above the Earth's surface on a machine that could connect to a satellite and allow me to begin writing the column upon takeoff and file it before I touched down.

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  11. Marie H. "Granny" BiddixRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2014 | Shelby Shopper And Info

    Marie H. "Granny" Biddix, age 90, a resident of Kings Mountain, went home to be with the Lord on October 2, 2014 at White Oak Manor. She was born in Porterdale, Ga., daughter of the late John T. and Lila Howe.

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

    Sep 27, 2014 | 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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  13. Huckaby: Sho' 'nuff good to hear old SouthernismsRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2014 | 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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  14. Traffic stop leads to arrest of DeKalb murder suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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