Black Friday pinnacle of personality

Black Friday pinnacle of personality

This is the day I wait for all year. Most people call it Black Friday, but I call it the first day of Christmas.On the first day of Christmas you are ...

November 24th, 2017 |  


Stone Mountain News

Little Stone Mountain Baptist Church will have a Hanging of the Green on Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. There will be refreshments afterwards in the fellowship hall...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


Time for holiday traditions

Time for holiday traditions

The holidays are a special time for many. For some larger families, it may be the one time of the year that everyone gets a chance to gather together ...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


Thanksgiving: It’s in our DNA

Thanksgiving: It’s in our DNA

Thanksgiving is different.It offers no rousing parades with Sousa marches as in summer, nor is there peaceful, pretty carols as in winter. We don̵...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Stone Mountain News

New books available to check out at Traphill Branch Library include “Killing Season: A Thriller” by Faye Kellerman, “The Last Ballad...

November 15th, 2017 |  


The reunion of two pillars of Cards football

The reunion of two pillars of Cards football

One of the many things on which the Queen Of My Castle has been coaching me is being friendlier to strangers.Friendlier on the trails. Friendlier at c...

November 13th, 2017 |  


Military service leads to serving military and more

Military service leads to serving military and more

I always assumed I would marry a military man. My dad had served. My grandfather had served. Most of my uncles and male cousins had served.It’s ...

November 10th, 2017 |  


Keeping up with the Jonesvilles

Keeping up with the Jonesvilles

It’s time for the Jones family reunion.Not “a” Jones family, but THE Jones family — all 1,646,175 of them in the United States...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Stone Mountain News

There will be a benefit for the family of Steven and Annie Draughn with dinner and singing at Beulah Land Baptist Church in Roaring River on Saturday,...

November 8th, 2017 |  


A cave might come in handy

A cave might come in handy

I sat down for a break during a trek in tough terrain along Big Elkin Creek. And, whoa, there it was.The cave.I first saw the cave when I was 11. I no...

November 6th, 2017 |