Stone Mountain News

By Ola K. Norman - For The Tribune

The Traphill Fire Department will sponsor a pancake supper on Saturday at 6 p.m. with all proceeds going to F.D. Holloway, who lost his home to a fire recently. It will be a good time to support the fire department and fellowship with the community. Tell the firemen you appreciate all that they do in our community.

New books available to check out at Traphill Branch Library include “Another Brooklyn” by Jacqueline Woodson, “Before the Fall” by Noah Hawley, “Shadow of the storm” by Connilyn Cossette, “Still Life” by Louise Penny, “Take Heart, My Child: A Mother’s Dream” by Ainsley Earhardt, “The Whole Town’s Talking” by Fannie Flagg, and “Yappy Hour: A Mystery” by Diana Orgain,“Quilting For Busy Boomers” edited by Jeanne Stauffer and Sandra L. Hatch, and “Stone Mountain North Carolina” by Kelly Royal Jr. featuring his art work of the Stone Mountain area.

New DVDs to check out at Traphill Branch Library include “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children,” “The Girl on the Train,” “Secret Life of Pets,” “Sully,” “Suicide Squad,” “Finding Dory” and “Storks.” These can be checked out for a week with your library card.

Congratulations to Lillie Edwards, whose Excel Bronze Team of the Yadkin Valley Gymnastics Academy placed second in competition. Lillie won first place in Vault, second place in Beam, fourth place on floor and third place All Around.

Condolences go to the family of Lester Lyon, who died on Feb. 6.

Happy birthday wishes go to Faye Brown, Jesse Miles and Bridget Dillard on Feb. 13; Eva W. Barker, Nancy Riggsbee and Cameron Bell on Feb. 14; Jim Johnson and Destini Brown on Feb. 15; Jordan Fender on Feb. 16; and Jamey Cranford and Haden Alexander on Feb. 18.

Happy anniversary wishes go to Melanie and Jack Wagoner, who celebrated their 20th anniversary on Feb. 8; Bob and Rosa Wood Letasz, who celebrated their fourth anniversary on Feb. 9; Craig and Kayla Cothren Johnston, who celebrated their 11th anniversary on Feb. 11; Ryan and Annette Hall, who celebrated their 23rd anniversary on Feb. 12; and Debbie and Greg Cannon, who celebrated their fourth anniversary on Feb. 12.

Traphill had a low temperature of 27.1 degrees on Feb. 10 and a high temperature of 78.4 degrees on Feb. 12. There was .4 inch of rain and a thunder storm in Traphill during the week of Feb. 6-12. Let’s see if it snows nine to 10 days after that thunder!

Ola K. Norman may be reached at 336-957-8920 or

By Ola K. Norman

For The Tribune

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