Stone Mountain News

By Ola K. Norman - For The Tribune

Little Stone Mountain Baptist Church will have a Hanging of the Green on Saturday at 7 p.m. There will be refreshments afterwards in the fellowship hall. Pastor Sammy Taylor invites you to attend.

Jo Hanna Johnson, harpist, vocalist and pianist, will be in concert Sunday during the 11 a.m. worship service at Old Roaring River Baptist Church, located at 13932 Longbottom Road, Traphill. Jo Hanna will be doing Christmas songs and music. Pastor James Pardue invites everyone to come and worship with them.

Round Hill Baptist Church will have an outdoor drama Christmas program on Saturday and Sunday at 6:30 p.m.

Kenny Stoker will be preaching at Garden Creek Baptist Church on Sunday at 9 a.m., weather permitting.

There will be a Christmas singing at Garden Creek Baptist Church on Dec. 9 at 3 p.m. The Couch Family and Crabgrass will be singing.

New books available to check out at Traphill Branch Library include “Sound of Fear” by Marta Perry, “The Stolen Marriage” by Diane Chamberlain, “Where We Belong” by Lynn Austin, “Winter Solstice” by Elin Hilderbrand and “Wishtree” by Katherine Applegate.

Roy Wood was surprised with a birthday party to celebrate his 76th birthday last Sunday by family and friends. The Crabgrass Bluegrass Band provided some good bluegrass music.

Condolences go to the families of James Johnson, who died on Nov. 20; and Yale Huie, who died on Nov. 25.

Happy birthday wishes go to Chris Kennedy on Nov. 27; Rhiannon Holcomb, Debbie Pierce and David Adams on Nov. 28; Lillie Billings and Juanita Lyons on Nov. 29; Marty Dennis on Dec. 1; Michael Hinson and Abram Francis on Dec. 2; and Christopher Wiles on Dec. 3.

Happy anniversary wishes go to Danny and Susie Royal, who celebrate their 39th anniversary on Dec. 1; and Alicia and Chris Ray, who celebrate their 11th anniversary on Dec. 3.

Traphill had a low temperature of 29.1 degrees on Nov. 24 and a high temperature of 62 degrees on Nov. 26. There was no rain during the week of Nov. 20-26.

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

By Ola K. Norman

For The Tribune