Stone Mountain News

By Ola K. Norman - For The Tribune

Larry Norman 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.

There will be Bingo and hot dogs at the Traphill Fire Department on Saturday at 6 p.m. Support our local fire department and enjoy an evening of fun at the same time.

The firemen have responded to 95 calls this year through July so you can see how busy they have been. Thank you for your service to our community.

The youth at Mount Pisgah Baptist Church will have their fifth annual car show on Aug. 29 with registration beginning at 8 a.m. There is no entry fee, but donations will be accepted. Awards will be given out at 3 p.m. There will be games and food available all day.

The Crabgrass Bluegrass Band will be playing at Little Stone Mountain Baptist Church for their fifth Sunday singing at 11 a.m. on Aug. 30.

New books available to check out at the Traphill Branch Library include “Thrill Me” by Susan Mallery and “The Brothers O’Brien A Time to Slaughter” by William Johnstone.

Mike and Kathy Varsolona and their son, Tanner, and Kathy’s sister, Julie, and her husband, Tom Gammon, and son Keaton from Sarasota, Florida, visited family and friends last week.

Get well wishes go to Vicki Johnson, who has been down with her back, and her daughter, Kimberly, who had surgery recently.

Happy birthday wishes go to Caitlin Brown, Cassie Mathis, Allen Hudson and Rachel Wells Chappell on Aug. 17; Jaime Trivette, Frank Hutchinson and Wanda Mae Royall on Aug. 19; June Poteat and Lester Billings on Aug. 20; Jacob Billings on Aug. 21; and Jim Yale and Billy Jean Bauguess on Aug. 23.

Happy anniversary wishes go to Mary Jane and Larry (Pedro) Foster, who celebrated their 31st anniversary on Aug. 11; Joey and Robin White, who celebrate their anniversary on Aug. 18; Junior and Robin Kennedy, who celebrate their anniversary on Aug. 20; and Pam and Ricky Johnson, who celebrate their 34th anniversary on Aug. 22.

Traphill had a low temperature of 61.3 degrees on Aug. 13 and a high temperature of 92.3 degrees on Aug. 11. There was 2.25 inches of rain in Traphill during the week of Aug. 10-16.

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

By Ola K. Norman

For The Tribune

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