Porterdale honors retiring teacher

Julia Duff, a supplemental service teacher at Porterdale Elementary School, will retire this year after nine years at Porterdale and a total of 35 years of service with the Newton County School System. There will be a reception honoring her in the school cafeteria on Thursday, May 14, from 3 to 5 p.m. All former students, parents and friends are invited to attend the event.