Stone Mountain News

By Ola K. Norman - For The Tribune

Yale Huie 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.

Old Roaring River Baptist Church on Longbottom Road will have revival Oct. 5-9 at 7 p.m. nightly. The Rev. Don Hudson, pastor of Fall Creek Baptist Church, is the guest speaker. There will be special singing each night with choirs from visiting churches. Pastor James Pardue invites everyone to come and worship with them.

Traphill Fire Department will be hosting a Night Golf Tournament Oct. 3 at 4:30 p.m. at Stone Mountain Golf Resort. Nine holes will be played in the daylight, then nine holes after dark. Hot dog dinner will be provided. To sign up a team, contact Aaron Francis at 336-978-8456.

Beginning Oct. 1, the Traphill Branch Library will be open every Wednesday from 9 to 11 a.m. There will be a children’s program at 10 a.m.

New books available to check out at the Traphill Branch Library include “Targeted” by Becky Avella, “Tennessee Takedown” by Lena Diaz, “Royal Heist” by Rachelle McCalla, “Secret Hideout” by Paula Graves, “The Sheriff” by Angi Morgan, “Wild Horses” by B.J. Daniels, “Trail of Evidence” by Lynette Eason, “Crossfire Christmas” by Julie Miller, “After the Silence” by Rula Sinara, “Mountain Retreat” by Cassie Miles , “High Stakes Bachelor” by Cindy Dees, “Way of the Shadows” by Cynthia Eden, “Buried” by Elizabeth Goddard, “Duty Bound Guardian” by Terri Reed, “Explosive Alliance” by Susan Sleeman, “Primal Instinct” by Janie Crouch, and “Gone Missing” by Camy Tang.

Get well wishes go to Ray McCourt, who had surgery recently and is now doing well.

Condolences go to the families of Jessica Alexander, who died on Sept. 25; Ann Holbrook, Paul Holbrook’s wife, who died on Sept. 23; and Daphine Cothren, who died on Sept 24. They will all be greatly missed.

Happy birthday wishes go to H.C. Kennedy Jr. on Sept 28; the Rev. Jimmy Gilreath, Sandy Church and Jerry Sidden on Sept. 30; Wilma Shew, Larry Pierce, Cameron Cook, Shirley Sparks and Jayce Bo Collins on Oct. 1; Marie Smith on Oct. 3; and Janice H. McGrady and Jack Pruitt on Oct. 4.

Happy anniversary wishes go to Mary and Jimmy Ray Hutchinson, who celebrate their 54th anniversary on Sept. 29; Jerry and Evelyn Sidden, who celebrate their 55th anniversary on Sept. 30; and Jim and Hazel McCarter, who celebrate their 76th anniversary on Oct. 1.

Traphill had a low temperature of 59.3 degrees on Sept. 24 and a high temperature of 79.1 degrees on Sept. 23. There was 3.75 inches of rain in Traphill during the week of Sept. 21-27.

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

By Ola K. Norman

For The Tribune

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