Stone Mountain News

By Ola K. Norman - For The Tribune

Derick Barker will be preaching at Garden Creek Baptist Church Sunday at 9 a.m. Everyone is invited to worship in this historic church within the boundaries of Stone Mountain State Park. Campers are encouraged to come as they are.

Traphill Branch Library has new hours of operation now. The library will be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 6 p.m., every first and third Wednesday from 9 to 11 a.m.and every second and fourth Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Gid Branch Baptist Church in Thurmond will have Vacation Bible School on Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m. There will be classes for all ages and snacks will be provided.

Condolences go to the family of Eric Wiles, operator of Riverside Garage, who died last week in an accident.

Happy birthday wishes go to Carter Huffman on Aug. 3; Casey Waddell and Margie Pierce on Aug. 4; Dick Pruitt, Adam Prevette and Marty Benge on Aug. 5; Betty Daye and Sandy Wiles on Aug. 6; Jessica Johnson on Aug. 8; and Pauline Hicks and Curtis Kennedy on Aug. 9.

Happy anniversary wishes go to Lelitia and Chris King, who celebrate their second anniversary on Aug. 3; Sandra and Marty Shaffner, who celebrate their 15th anniversary on Aug. 5; Kevin and Tina McGrady Parsons, who celebrate their 10th anniversary on Aug. 6; Don Ray and Louise Royall, who celebrate their 61st anniversary on Aug. 7; and Barbie and Brian Combs, who celebrate their 19th anniversary on Aug. 9.

Traphill had a low temperature of 61.7 degrees on Aug. 1 and a high temperature of 94.8 degrees on July 30. There was 1.55 inch of rain in Traphill during the week of July 27-Aug. 2.

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

By Ola K. Norman

For The Tribune

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