Stone Mountain News

By Ola K. Norman - For The Tribune

Billings Hill Baptist Church is having revival this week through Saturday at 7 p.m. The guest speaker is Brett Graham. Pastor Bobby Dameron invites everyone to worship with them.

The youth at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church will have their fifth annual car show on Saturday, 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.

Bobby Trott 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.

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

New books available to check out at the Traphill Branch Library include “14th Deadly Sin” by James Patterson, “After the Storm” by Linda Castillo, “All Dressed in White” by Mary Higgins Clark, and “The Brothers O’Brien The Killing Season” by William Johnstone.

Congratulations to Josh and Jessica Gregory on the birth of a son, Sawyer Clabe Gregory, born on Aug. 22 in New Bern. Proud maternal grandmother is Lisa Heath and great grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Ed Guden.

Condolences go to the family of Joey White, who died on Aug. 13.

Get well wishes go to Dean Walsh, who was in the hospital last week, and to Danny Butcher, who had surgery on his hand recently.

Happy birthday wishes go to Jeanie Bryan on Aug. 24; Dusty Simon and William Finger on Aug. 25; Sandra Lee Haynie, Kemp Johnson, Kenny Mathis and Lauren Mathis on Aug. 26; Rachel Yale, Katlyn Hudspeth and Loleita Brown on Aug. 27; Julie McGrady Strickland and Charlie McGrady on Aug. 28; Carol Harris on Aug. 29; Billie Jo Nixon on Aug. 30; and Missy Holbrook, Walter Brown Jr. and Marquita Brown on Aug. 31.

Happy anniversary wishes go to Clyde and Hazel McGrady, who celebrate their 64th anniversary on Aug 25; Debbie and Lonnie Higgins, who celebrate their 41st anniversary on Aug. 26; Lu Ann and Donald Francis, who celebrate their 24th anniversary on Aug. 27; Louise and Harold Humphrey, who celebrate their 11th anniversary on Aug. 28; Johnny and Carol Kennedy, who celebrate their 51st anniversary on Aug. 29; Shannon and Mark Elledge, who celebrate their 17th anniversary on Aug. 29; Michael and Robin Dancy Whittington, who celebrate their sixth anniversary on Aug. 29; Helen and Willie Wyatt, who celebrate their 57th anniversary on Aug. 30; and Brenda and Donald Watson, who celebrate their 51st anniversary on Aug. 31.

Traphill had a low temperature of 64.5 degrees on Aug. 22 and a high temperature of 90.8 degrees on Aug. 17. There was 1.9 inches of rain in Traphill during the week of Aug. 17-23.

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

By Ola K. Norman

For The Tribune

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