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.

Derick Barker 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 Saturday 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 “15th Affair” by James Patterson, “Accidental Dad” by Lois Richer, “As Time Goes By” by Mary Higgins Clark, “The Atonement” by Beverly Lewis, “Auggie & Me: Three Wonder Stories” by R.J. Palacio, “The Bachelor Girl’s Guide to Murder” by Rachel McMillan, and “Barnacle is Bored” by Jonathan Fenske.

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 Carol J. Kennedy, who had surgery last week.

Happy birthday wishes go to Melanie Johnson-Wagoner and Hazel McGrady on June 6; Pam Caudill on June 7; Maude J. Kennedy and Rebekah Grace Daye on June 8; Leroy Bell on June 10; Ethan Foster and Helen Smith on June 11; and David Richardson on June 12.

Happy anniversary wishes go to Lloyd and Doris Bryant, who celebrate their 40th anniversary on June 6; Autumn and Josh Wiles, who celebrate their seventh anniversary on June 6; Jessica and Josh Gregory, who celebrate their seventh anniversary on June 6; Carl and Reveley McGrady, who celebrate on June 9; Sasha and David Murphy, who celebrate their fifth anniversary on June 11; and Max and Janice Eller, who celebrate their 46th anniversary on June 12.

Traphill had a low temperature of 63.5 degrees on May 30 and a high temperature of 89.2 degrees on June 4. There was 2.1 inches of rain in Traphill during the week of May 30-June 5.

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

By Ola K. Norman

For The Tribune

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