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  1. Two Arrested for BurglaryRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | 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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  2. Gerald KellyRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | 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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    Wednesday Dec 3 | 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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