Stone Mountain News

By Ola K. Norman - For The Tribune

Bobby Trott 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.

New books available to check out at the Traphill Branch Library include “Gone” by Shirlee McCoy, “Sons of Blackbird Mountain” by Joanne Bischof, “Unbridled” by Diana Palmer, “What We Were Promised” by Amy Tan, and “When Life Gives You Lululemons” by Lauren Weisberger.

Union Baptist Church will have revival this week through Thursday at 7 p.m. with Donald Ball preaching. Pastor Steve Stoltfus and the congregation invites everyone to worship with them.

Welcome Home Missionary Baptist Church on the Traphill Road has changed its Wednesday night services to Thursday during the month of September. Mickey Brooks from Poplar Springs Baptist Church will be preaching on Thursday, and Jesse Norman from Knobbs Baptist Church will be preaching on Sept. 27.

There will be a pottery, furniture, and home decor sale on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Merrydell Meadows Barn on Longbottom Road. Items are handcrafted by Dale and Mary Sidden.

Congratulations to Julia Trivette, who won a red vest moment award at Lowe’s recently.

Condolences go to the family of Coach Earl Eller, who died on Sept. 16. He will be greatly missed by all that knew him.

Happy birthday wishes go to Bronda Nichols and Alisha Ray on Sept. 17; Gina Hincher and Barry Hutchinson on Sept. 18; Aaron Francis on Sept. 19; Michelle Norman White and Tommy Sparks on Sept. 20; Susie Finger and Penny H. Pruitt on Sept. 21; Emily Johnson Roberts and Jackson Grant Wagoner on Sept. 22; and Wade Lyon and Darrell Nixon on Sept. 23.

Happy anniversary wishes go to Zachery and Kayla Hart, who celebrate their third anniversary on Sept. 19.

Traphill had a low temperature of 66 degrees on Sept. 10 and a high temperature of 84.2 degrees on Sept. 13. There was 2.9 inches of rain during the week of Sept. 10-16.

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

By Ola K. Norman

For The Tribune