Cities In The News


Porterdale tackling its smelly problems head on

September 30, 2020

Covington News

The part-time city council appealed to an organization accustomed to dealing with such challenges — the Georgia Municipal Association — after a former interim city manager resigned.

Porterdale hires interim city manager; faces vacancies in public works

August 13, 2020

Rockdale Citizen

City Council members are moving quickly to put new leadership in place following the recent resignations of key employees. On Tuesday night, following a closed session discussion for personnel at a special called meeting, the council voted to hire Franklin Etheridge as interim city manager for an undetermined period of time.

Porterdale working on plan to shore up its finances

July 20, 2020

Rockdale Citizen

As residents await the results of an investigation into Porterdale’s finances, city officials are searching for solutions to financial difficulties that threaten the town’s solvency.