The newest thing under the sun

The newest thing under the sun

The excuse the old farmers offered for making illicit moonshine back during Prohibition days was that they couldn’t make enough money to feed th...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


How Do You Like Those Apples? Individual attitudes lead to town culture

How Do You Like Those Apples? Individual attitudes lead to town culture

This time last year we were really just starting to get used to being in our new home. Not only had we moved from the heart of the northern United Sta...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Stone Mountain News

Wayne Overcash will be preaching at Garden Creek Baptist Church Sunday at 9 a.m. Everyone is invited to worship in this historic church.Traphill Fire ...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Ready for some tunes downtown

Ready for some tunes downtown

The work needing to take place in the office was overpowered by the desire to socialize and eat good food. The aroma of fresh cooked food descended up...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Raw, naked, front-porch justice

Raw, naked, front-porch justice

A long time ago here in the hometown Mom would mention that her father, my grandfather Dave McCann, back in the day had been a justice of the peace. I...

May 15th, 2017 |  


Letter to the editor

To the editor,This brief letter appears as a requirement for a story in the local newspaper and is published as a humble and regrettable appeal for co...

May 12th, 2017 |  


How do you like those apples? Grief on Mother’s Day for many reasons

How do you like those apples? Grief on Mother’s Day for many reasons

Across the nation this weekend phones will ring, cards and gifts will be opened and families will meet for meals as they celebrate all things “m...

May 12th, 2017 |  


Community Commentary

Community Commentary

Cynthia Claywell (Dobson) “Autumn Leaves. That seems to be the one we go to the most. A lot of different food and vendors come there.”Tere...

May 12th, 2017 |  


Stone Mountain News

Derick Barker will be preaching at Garden Creek Baptist Church Sunday at 9 a.m. Everyone is invited to worship in this historic church.Traphill Masoni...

May 10th, 2017 |  


Our king of the glamour shot

Our king of the glamour shot

During this prom season the state Transportation Department put out a press statement begging people to not take their glamour photos on railroad trac...

May 8th, 2017 |