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Royal Kingsmen hold band camp performance

Royal Kingsmen hold band camp performance

The BCHS Royal Kingsmen have been holding band camp this week to prepare for football season.  

Thursday, parents got a small preview of what this year's show would look like in a performance held at the practice field. This year's show will be entitled "Movie Toons."  

Fans can see it in it's entirety August 15 when the Royals will host Irwin County in a scrimmage at 7:30 p.m.

Upcoming readers for Story Time at the Cochran Library

Upcoming readers for Story Time at the Cochran Library

Here's an updated list of readers for story time at the Tessie W. Norris/Cochran-Bleckley Library.  All are presented by Trinity Episcopal Church and each week's reading starts at 10 a.m.

  • July 23- Lindsay Holloway.  
  • July 30- Joy Fisher.  
  • August 13- Vernon and Joan Wiggins.  
  • August 20- Dale and Kathy Jones.  
  • August 27- Marge Ahearn.

Bleckley kids show off their talent

Bleckley kids show off their talent

"Bleckley's Got Talent' musc concert was held Friday night at the Cochran city auditorium.  Children from ages 4-13  performed.  They practiced that Thursday and Friday under the direction of Mi Waters and Kelli Greer.  

There were group numbers such as the Jackson 5's ABC as well as several solo acts and a trip doingThe Cup Song."

Cochran churches to hold free concerts

Cochran churches to hold free concerts

A pair of Cochran churches will hold free concerts the weekend of July 25-27.  Emmaus Road Quartet, a Southern Gospel Group from Dalton, will be at Cochran First United Methodist Church on July 26 at 6 p.m.  Admission is free, a love offering will be taken.  Learn more about the group by clicking here.

Christian group Mercy's Well will be at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church July 27 at 6 p.m.  

Admission is free.  Cochran native Dustin Simmons is a member of the group.  

Visit the band's website to learn more about them.

Georgia Writers Museum hosts Amateur Writing Contest

Georgia Writers Museum hosts Amateur Writing Contest

The Georgia Writers Museum is accepting written work for their Creative Writing Contest.

Deadline to enter is August 15.

Full details:

Bleckley's Got Talent music camp July 17-18

Bleckley's Got Talent music camp will be July 17-18 from 10 am-2 pm at the Cochran city auditorium for children ages 4-13.  A concert will be held that Friday at 7 pm in the auditorium.  Cost is $25.  Participants will learn three to four songs to perform with motions with the option to sing solos or other group numbers.  Choreography and music will be provided for all optional numbers.  

Registration forms and checks, made payable to Mi Waters or Kelli Greer, should be sent to Mi Waters, 206 Village Circle, Cochran, GA 31014, by July 15.  Call Waters, 478-230-8809, or Greer, 478-972-2023, for more info.

Spaces still available at Cochran church's kids music camp

Spaces still available at Cochran church's kids music camp

Monday was the first day of "Giddyap Giddalong Gideon," the kids summer music camp being held by Mt. Calvary Baptist Church.  They'll be performing Sunday at 6 pm with a finger food fellowship to be held afterward.  Spaces are still available for the camp, which runs through Friday.  Times are 6-8:30 p.m.  

Call the church office, 478-934-0810, for more information.

Mt. Calvary Baptist Church is located at 128 Abney Road in Cochran.