Stone Mountain News

By Ola K. Norman - For The Tribune

There will be a benefit hot dog, BBQ and Bingo for Joe Murzin on Saturday at North Wilkes Middle School from 3 to 8 p.m. Joe has been out of work for six months with health issues. There will also be singing by Jamie Prevette, Marty Cothren & family, The Waymakers and Parker Childress.

Adam Collins will be preaching at Garden Creek Baptist Church Sunday at 9 a.m.

There will be a business meeting at Garden Creek Baptist Church on Saturday at 4 p.m. Anyone interested in keeping this historic going is invited to attend.

Welcome Home Missionary Baptist Church will switch their regular Wednesday night services to Thursdays during the month of September with other local pastors bringing the message. On Thursday, Brett Graham from Billings Hill Baptist Church will be the guest speaker. Pastor Danny Royal invites everyone to worship with them.

New books available to check out at Traphill Branch Library include “Enigma” by Catherine Coulter, “Finding Gobi: A Little Dog with a Very Big Heart,” by Dion Leonard, “Ghost Cat” by Eve Bunting, ”In the Middle of Fall” by Kevin Henkes, and “Killing England: The Brutal Struggle for American Independence” by Bill O’Reilly.

Billings Hill Baptist Church will have revival Oct. 1-6 at 7 p.m. Mark Hall, pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in North Wilkesboro, will be the guest speaker. There will be special singing each night and the Calvary Baptist Youth Choir will be singing on Friday night. Pastor Brett Graham invites you to worship with them.

Little Stone Mountain Baptist Church will have revival Oct. 8-11 at 7 p.m. Kevin Souther will be the guest speaker. Pastor Sammy Taylor invites you to attend.

Happy birthday wishes go to Whitney Higgins and Linda Smithy on Sept. 25; Pam Wiles on Sept. 26; Lisa Billings and Carol Kirk on Sept. 27; 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.

Happy anniversary wishes go to Matt and Betty Daye, who celebrate their 36th anniversary on Sept. 26; Mary and Jimmy Ray Hutchinson, who celebrate their 56th anniversary on Sept. 29; and Jerry and Evelyn Sidden, who celebrate their 57th anniversary on Sept. 30.

Traphill had a low temperature of 62 degrees on Sept. 24 and a high temperature of 83.8 degrees on Sept. 22. There was only a sprinkle of rain during the week of Sept. 18-24.

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

By Ola K. Norman

For The Tribune

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