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 |  


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 |  


Warm weather gear suggested with food, other donations

Warm weather gear suggested with food, other donations

As a kid in Ohio, we could never be sure what kind of costume to wear. We had no idea if we would still be sunbathing at the end of October, or if it ...

November 3rd, 2017 |  


Stone Mountain News

Adam Collins will be preaching at Garden Creek Baptist Church Sunday at 9 a.m. The Mountain Flats Bluegrass group will be singing. Beginning in Novemb...

November 1st, 2017 |  


Best is yet to come at Tribune

Best is yet to come at Tribune

While going about my duties this weekend several people stopped to ask me about the most recent acquisition of The Tribune by Adams Publishing Company...

November 1st, 2017 |  


Mighty Tory Oak loses war with storm

Mighty Tory Oak loses war with storm

And in a flash, it was gone.We’re getting better at preserving and cherishing our history and heritage around here. A fairly new Elkin trail com...

October 30th, 2017 |