Stone Mountain News

By Ola K. Norman - For The Tribune

Adam Collins will be preaching at Garden Creek Baptist Church at 9 a.m. on Sunday. Campers in the park are invited to come as they are.

The Friends of Traphill Library have a yard sale set up at the Traphill Tan & Tone and you can check out some great bargains any time the Tan & Tone is open.

New books available to check out at the library include “Fade to Black” by Heather Graham, “The Fallen” by David Baldacci, “The Forgotten Road” by Richard Paul Evans, “The High Tide Club” by Mary Kay Andrews and “Hold Back the Dark” by Kay Hooper.

The Traphill Fire Department will be hosting its annual Golf Tournament on Saturday with lunch being served at noon and a Shotgun Start at 1 p.m. The tournament will take place at Stone Mountain Golf Course. To register, you can message the Facebook page or contact Chief of Operations Ethan L. Baker at 336-469-4504 or Secretary Ashley Francis at 336-978-8612.

Billings Hill Baptist Church will have revival this week through June 1 at 7 p.m. with special singing each night. Chris Park will be the guest speaker. Pastor Brett Graham invites everyone to attend.

Traphill Baptist Church will have a gospel singing on Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. Crabgrass and Mountain Heritage will be the featured singers. There will be hamburgers and hot dogs for sale with all the fixings. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy some good gospel music. If it should rain, the event will be moved inside.

Garden Creek Baptist Church will have its annual Decoration Day on Saturday. They will meet at the cemetery at 11 a.m. and then go back to the church for dinner on the ground about noon.

Traphill Fire Department will have its annual meeting on June 8 at 7 p.m. Everyone who lives within the fire district is invited to attend.

Congratulations to Michael and Katy Hinson on the birth of a son, Wyatt James Hinson, born on May 3. Boyd and Tammy Hinson are the proud paternal grandparents; Dee and Betty Hinson are paternal great-grandparents; and Gloria Corbett is paternal great-grandmother. Maternal grandparents are Terry and Sharon Phillips and maternal great-grandmother is Carolyn Foster Pardue.

Condolences go to the family of Pauline Johnson Walsh, who died on May 26.

Happy birthday wishes go to Tonya Shumate and Devin Prevette on May 28; Linda McGuire on May 29; Chloe and Chris Kennedy Jr. and Shelby Lyon on May 30; Daniel Billings and Mary Ellen Royall on May 31; Kayla Kennedy on June 2; Lu Ann Francis and Pansy Holbrook on June 3.

Happy anniversary wishes go to Troy and Cassandra Porter, who celebrate their third anniversary on May 29; Faye and Johnny Combs, who celebrate their 50th anniversary on June 1; Brett and Amy Walsh, who celebrate their 16th anniversary on June 1; and Dean and Betty Jo Walsh, who celebrate their 51st anniversary on June 3.

Traphill had a low temperature of 62.9 degrees on May 21 and a high temperature of 83.4 degrees on May 23. There was 2 inches of rain during the week of May 21-27.

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

By Ola K. Norman

For The Tribune