Stone Mountain News

By Ola K. Norman - For The Tribune

The annual meeting at the Traphill Fire Department will be Friday at 7 p.m. All residents in the Traphill Fire District are invited to this meeting.

Yale Huie will be preaching at Garden Creek Baptist Church on Sunday at 9 a.m. Everyone is invited to worship in this historic church, especially campers in Stone Mountain State Park (camping clothes are fine). Don’t forget that the Longbottom Road is still closed due to a bridge replacement.

Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church will have Vacation Bible School June 12-17 from 7 to 9 p.m. There will be a Kick-Off on June 11 from 2 to 4 p.m. For more information or a ride, call 336-466-5836.

Welcome Home Missionary Baptist Church on the Traphill Road will have Vacation Bible School June 12-15 beginning each night at 7 p.m. The theme this year is Ocean Commotion.

New books available to check out at the Traphill Branch Library include “Lilac Girls” by Martha Hall Kelly, “The Little Red Chairs” by Edna O’Brien, “Miller’s Valley” by Anna Quindlen, “Mother Bruce” by Ryan T. Higgins, “My New Friend Is So Fun” by Mo Willems, “Raymie Nightingale” by Kate DiCamillo, and “The Trials of Apollo, Book One: The Hidden Oracle” by Rick Riordan.

Summer Reading Program is under way at Traphill Branch Library. This year’s theme is On Your Mark, Get Set…READ! Call Brittney at the library at 336-957-3425 or check the library Facebook page to see what programs are scheduled.

Get well wishes go to Linda Adams, who is doing much better after several days in the hospital. Get well wishes go to Mary Ann Joines and Lily Spicer Miles, who have been in the hospital recently.

Condolences go to the family of Scottie Kennedy, who died on March 16; the family of “Libby” Elizabeth Ella Perry, who died on May 24; and the family of Willie Eller, who died on May 26. Willie was the brother of Maxine Johnson and the grandfather of Brandy Edwards.

Happy birthday wishes go to Chloe and Chris Kennedy Jr. and Shelby Lyon on May 30; Daniel Billings and Mary Ellen Royall on May 31; Kayla Kennedy on June 2; Lu Ann Francis and Pansy Holbrook on June 3; Barbara Johnson and Amber Elizabeth Garris on June 4; and Christy Hutchison and Brendan McLain on June 5.

Happy anniversary wishes go to Brett and Amy Walsh, who celebrate their 13th anniversary on June 1; and Jamie and Susan Johnson on June 4.

Traphill had a low temperature of 48.2 degrees on May 24 and a high temperature of 85.6 degrees on May 27. There was .15 inch of rain in Traphill during the week of May 23-29.

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

By Ola K. Norman

For The Tribune

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