Stone Mountain News

Colbey Foster was honored at Old Roaring River Baptist Church last Sunday for being Junior Firefighter of the Year at Traphill Fire Department. Keep u...

January 17th, 2018 |  


At least we’re not stinky town, NC

At least we’re not stinky town, NC

The next time you start throwing off on the hometown, when you find yourself criticizing something or maybe bemoaning that there is nothing to do here...

January 17th, 2018 |  


Compliment stirs memories, inspires behaviors

Compliment stirs memories, inspires behaviors

We all have memories of moments when the way we thought about ourselves changed. Most people have had several such experiences with a single individua...

January 17th, 2018 |  


Current culture causes chill in popular song

Current culture causes chill in popular song

For several years I have been paying attention to the lyrics in the song. I have friends who speak through music so it has always been something I hav...

January 10th, 2018 |  


Stone Mountain News

I got the hours wrong last week for the Traphill Branch Library. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, it will be open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 1:30 to 6 p.m.,...

January 10th, 2018 |  


Malls: yesterday’s style, yesterday’s news

Malls: yesterday’s style, yesterday’s news

Those were heady times decades ago, back when the Tri-Counties got our own malls.Bright, shining shopping castles in Mount Airy and Wilkesboro were mo...

January 10th, 2018 |  


Stone Mountain News

Adam Collins will be preaching at Garden Creek Baptist Church on Sunday at 9 a.m., weather permitting. If the Stone Mountain State Park is closed, the...

January 3rd, 2018 |  


Celebrating self, service new year

Celebrating self, service new year

In the next few weeks there will be a multitude of suggestions about ways to improve your life.Hopefully these methods will be more about long-lasting...

January 3rd, 2018 |  


Sun rising again on our corner of Italy

Sun rising again on our corner of Italy

“Hey, want to go to Italy this weekend?”My blushing bride many years ago had been with me just long enough to know that I like to tease bu...

January 3rd, 2018 |  


Tribune publication change may be hard but will be good

Tribune publication change may be hard but will be good

Change is hard, especially when it impacts an entire community.It’s fortunate that the first of the year is a time of expected change. People ta...

December 29th, 2017 |