Stone Mountain News

By Ola K. Norman - For The Tribune

Welcome Home Missionary Baptist Church on the Traphill Road will have revival this week through April 27 at 7 p.m. Jeremy Simpson from Thanks to Calvary Baptist Church will be the guest speaker. Pastor Danny Royal invites everyone.

Union Baptist Church will have revival this week through April 25 with service on Sunday night beginning at 6 p.m. and service the rest of the week at 7 p.m. Brian Poindexter of Faith Community Baptist Church will be preaching. On Sunday night, Crabgrass will be singing. Monday night Claudia Byrd will be singing. Tuesday night Jared Seal Family will be singing. Wednesday night the church choir will sing. Pastor Steve Stoltzfus invites you to worship with them.

Garden Creek Baptist Church will begin having services for the summer season every Sunday on May 6 with Adam Collins bringing the message that day. Service begins at 9 a.m. and campers in the park are invited to come as they are.

The Friends of Traphill Library will have a yard sale on May 5 beginning at 8 a.m. at the Traphill Tan & Tone. Everyone interested in helping out our library is invited to check out some great bargains. Donations can be dropped off at the Tan & Tone (no clothes please).

New books available to check out at the library include “Mornings on Main” by Jodi Thomas, “The Promise of Dawn” by Lauraine Snelling, “The Punishment She Deserves” by Elizabeth George, “Red Alert; An NYPD Red Mystery” by James Patterson, “The Rising Sea” by Clive Cussler, “The Road Home” by Beverly Lewis, and “Shattered Mirror” by Iris Johansen.

Herman Lyon celebrated his birthday last Sunday with family and friends.

Condolences go to the families of Faye Lynn Royal, Bonnie Hoosier and J.D. Holloway Jr., who all died on April 19.

Happy birthday wishes go to Matt Combs and Ian Byrd on April 23; Samuel Walker on April 24; Vickie Bauguess on April 26; Bobby Wood on April 28; and Claude Childress, Faye Wood and Michelle Porter on April 29.

Happy anniversary wishes go to Valerie and Neal Lyon, who celebrate their 19th anniversary on April 24; Keith and Karen Smith, who celebrate their anniversary on April 24; Chris and Denise Kennedy, who celebrate their 22nd anniversary on April 27; and Dennis and Ola Norman, who celebrate their 23rd anniversary on April 30.

Traphill had a low temperature of 36.6 degrees on April 17 and a high temperature of 78.6 degrees on April 18. There was .8 inches of rain during the week of April 16-22.

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

By Ola K. Norman

For The Tribune