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Mississippi Power to assist in getting service restored to Georgia Power customers in Cochran.

Cochran residents who use Georgia Power may have hope in getting their service restored soon. Six crews from Mississippi Power have been deployed in the city and will remain until all power is restored. According to a post on the Cochran Police Department Facebook page, the deployment came following a meeting between Chief of Police Chris Coley and a representative from Mississippi Power.

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Cochran church holding "See You At The Pole" rally September 24.

"See You At The Pole," the annual event where students gather in front of the flagpoles at their schools to pray, will be September 27 at 7 am. To help promote that day, Christ Chapel Cochran will be hosting a "See You At The Pole Rally," September 24 at the Cochran Bleckley Rec. Department from 5-7 pm. Special music by Noah Cleveland. Guest speaker will be Randy Huff, Associate Pastor of Christ Chapel Zebulon.

Local musical talent coming together to help BCHS One Act.

BCHS One Act presents "Hometown Celebrities" September 23 at 7 pm in the high school auditorium.  A concert of local musical talent including Eric Nobles and Jess Darsey, Miranda Bryant, Joey Williams & Family, Amanda Maxwell & Tim Darsey, Matthew White & Band, many more.  Admission $6 per person with proceeds benefitting this year's one act play class.

School to resume in Cochran tomorrow.

All Bleckley County Schools will be open tomorrow, according to an email sent out by Superintendent Steve Smith.  In the email, Smith shared a text message sent to students and faculty advising them to plan for delays due to some trees still being over roads.

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Cochran City Council meeting postponed.

Per a text reply from Councilman Jon Thrower, tonight's City Council meeting has been postponed until September 26 at 7 pm.  Meetings are held at the Community House, 193 S Third St.

Irma shutting down the City of Cochran

Hurricane, now Tropical Storm Irma has made itsself known in Cochran.  This morning, the Cochran Police Department posted an announcement on their Facebook page from Mayor Gary Ates placing the city under a state of emergency until tomorrow at 7 am.  Residents have been asked to stay off the streets.  ornerstone Church of Cochran announced via their Facebook page that tonight's Celebrate Recovery meeting was cancelled.  The City of Cochran website says City Hall is closed due to the weather, length of time isn't determined.

Story Time at the Library September 20.

Story Time at the Tessie W Norris/Cochran-Bleckley Library will be September 20 at 10 am.  Presented by the Bleckley County Retired Eductors, readers will be Dale and Kathy Jones.