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Stone Mountain News

Union Baptist Church on the Traphill Road is having revival this week through Thursday at 7 p.m. Donald Ball will be the guest speaker. Pastor Steve Stolzfus invites you to worship with them.Traphill Fire Department will have a pork BBQ supper on Saturday, beginning at 6 p.m. There will be a 50/50 drawing at 7:30 p.m. that is very interesting.Wayne Overcash will be bringing the message Sunday at Garden Creek Baptist Church at 9 a.m. Campers in the Stone Mountain State Pa...

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Disquiet back in the homeland

One time I headed up the mountain to the Highland Games at Grandfather Mountain just for a look-around.I had no business up there, and since Harris is an English name I felt a wee bit out of place nosing around MacRae Meadows, site of the annual games. But we were looking for something to do, and the descendants of the Scots at the games do know how to put on a show.In fact, I got caught up in the spirit of the games, which are held each July. The folks there impressed m...

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Motel Madness

Early last month, I headed down to a S.C. beach. I didn’t make it that night. I got tired and decided to find a cheap motel. I found it. You have heard of “fleabags.” It was trying to get up to that status.I paid the $31 and got a key. I noticed there were only five cars there, and that included mine and the clerk’s. I put the key in the door handle and turned it. It did move, but the door didn’t. It was stuck. I put a shoulder to the door and it opene...

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Stone Mountain News

Welcome Home Missionary Baptist Church on the Traphill Road will be having an auction and hot dog supper on Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. Pastor Ritchie Harris invites you to support them.Dereck Barker will be bringing the message Sunday at Garden Creek Baptist Church at 9 a.m. Campers in the Stone Mountain State Park are invited to come as you are to worship in this historic church.The Dorothy Owen Fall Book Sale will be Sept. 11-17 in the lower rear level of 313B Ninth St....

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Give Captain Sisko a football

A running gag on the old “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” TV show, which aired widely in syndication from 1993-99, claimed that the future would have no baseball.By the 24th Century, according to the show, baseball will no longer played. A reason for baseball’s supposed demise never was stated on the show, but real-life sports critics back then talked about baseball being boring and losing out to football. The 1994 Major League Baseball player strike and World Series ...

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Down the River Road

Without a doubt, we are a very festive people here in the Yadkin Valley. We have festivals for wine, for pumpkins, for fiddles, for farming, for leaves, for apples, for a television show, for a deep-dish pie…you get the idea.But is there room for more? Of course there is, and I have a few suggestions for some new festivals. Now, some of these ideas are serious, some aren’t, but if you can’t tell the difference, don’t worry, because sometimes the craziest ide...

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Stone Mountain News

Larry Andrews will be bringing the message Sunday at Garden Creek Baptist Church at 9 a.m. Campers in the Stone Mountain State Park are invited to come as you are to worship in this historic church.Little Stone Mountain Baptist Church will have its regular Fifth Sunday Singing on Sunday at 11 a.m. David Leatherman will be the guest singer.Bill Bauguess will be preaching on the book of Revelation beginning the first Sunday in Sept at Little Stone Mountain Baptist Church. ...

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How ‘bout that other Elkin ‘paper?

“The Tribune” has served as the chronicler for Elkin - the newspaper of record, as they say in the business - since 1911. The ‘paper has changed much over the many years and decades, but unchanged is its eminence here in the hometown.But what about that other Elkin newspaper, the ‘paper whose news got down to street level? The news that most often got repeated on the party line of the telephone. The ‘paper packed with names, and chances were every issu...

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The Preacher’s Corner

In Genesis 1:1 we read the following… “In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.”

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