Stone Mountain News

By Ola K. Norman - For The Tribune

Yale Huie will be preaching at Garden Creek Baptist Church on Sunday at 9 a.m. The Crabgrass Band will be singing. Everyone is invited to worship in this historic church, especially campers in Stone Mountain State Park (camping clothes are fine).

Mount Pisgah Baptist Church will have revival this week through Aug. 31 at 7 p.m. with prayer room at 6:45 p.m. Dean Adams will be bringing the message each night. Pastor Tracy Nichols invites everyone to come worship with them.

Welcome Home Missionary Baptist Church on the Traphill Road will have a Youth Fun Day on Saturday at 5 p.m. Everyone is invited out for hot dogs, games and a movie.

The annual Old Fashion Day at Stone Mountain State Park will be Sept. 10 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will include heritage demonstrations and exhibits, food and activities for children. There is no admission fee for this great event.

New books available to check out at the library include “Falling” by Jane Green, “Games” by James Patterson, “Going to Bed Book” by Sandra Boynton, “Hello, Animals” by Smriti Prasadam, “Hello, Bugs!” by Smriti Prasadam, “Hike” by Drew Magary, “Insidious” by Catherine Coulter, “It Ends With Us” by Colleen Hoover, and “Julian Fellowes’s Belgravia” by Julian Fellowes.

The Friends of the Traphill Library are planning to have a yard on Sept. 24 at the Traphill Tan and Tone. If you have donations, you can drop them off at the Traphill Tan and Tone any time before then. They request no clothes.

Be extra watchful for children getting on and off school buses as the new school year begins this week.

Happy birthday wishes go to Carol Harris on Aug. 29; Billie Jo Nixon on Aug. 30; Missy Holbrook, Walter Brown Jr. and Marquita Brown on Aug. 31; and Wanda K. Collins, Matthew Finger, Parker Childress, Jesse Prevette, Ralph Samuel Holbrook and William Paul Billings Jr. on Sept. 1.

Happy anniversary wishes go to Johnny and Carol Kennedy, who celebrate their 52nd anniversary on Aug. 29; Shannon and Mark Elledge, who celebrate their 18th anniversary on Aug. 29; Michael and Robin Dancy Whittington, who celebrate their seventh anniversary on Aug. 29; Helen and Willie Wyatt, who celebrate their 58th anniversary on Aug. 30; Brenda and Donald Watson, who celebrate their 52nd anniversary on Aug. 31; Wanda and Walter Kennedy, who celebrate their 48th anniversary on Aug. 31; Johnsie and A.C. Sidden, who celebrate their 64th anniversary on Sept. 2; Jeanie and Shay Bryan, who celebrate their 64th anniversary on Sept. 3; and Mailon and Ella Mae Rhoades Nichols, who celebrate their 62nd anniversary on Sept. 4.

Traphill had a low temperature of 62.6 degrees on Aug. 22 and a high temperature of 95.3 degrees on Aug. 27. There was only a sprinkle of rain in Traphill during the week of Aug. 22-28.

Ola K. Norman may be reached at 336-957-8920 or [email protected]

By Ola K. Norman

For The Tribune

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