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Cochran cleanup day April 27.

The Chamber of Commerce and city of Cochran are sponsoring a cleanup day April 27 from 9 am to noon.  Volunteers are asked to meet behind the chamber on third street at 9, cleaning locations and supplies will be distributed.  Come back at noon for lunch.  Bulk waste can also be dropped off during that time at the Peyton Williams Learnng Center, the old Piggly Wiggly on Dykes Street, the Cochran Bleckley Rec. Department, and at Beech Street Plaza.


For more information, call (478)934-2965 or (478)934-6346.

Cochran church opening food bank April 23.

Cornerstone Church of Cochran's Love Center Food Bank will be open on April 23 from 11 am to 2 pm, while supplies last.  A promotional flyer states anyone needing "a free box of food and love" should come to the church parking lot, 129 E. Beech Street.

Cochran's anniversary celebration wraps up.

Cochran's anniversary celebration wraps up.

A busy week of events celebrating Cochran's 150th birthday wrapped up Saturday with the Founders' Day Festival followed by a spectacular fireworks show.  Click here for more.

Celebrating the history of Cochran.

Celebrating the history of Cochran.

March 19 was the City of Cochran's "official" 150th birthday.  An event was held in the city auditorium celebrating its history featuring well-wishes from local dignataries as well as an announcement of the essay contest winners.  Click here for more.

Donations of candy, plastic eggs, sought for Bleckley Elementary "dozen day."

Bleckley Elementary is seeking donations of plastic eggs and individually wrapped candy for their annual "dozen day" March 29, an event designed to ensure all school children get to enjoy Easter egg hunts. Items can be left in the main office of BCES. Please have all donations in by March 27.

Church ministry seeking winter coats to give away next season.

Mt. Calvary Baptist Church's Outstretched Hands Ministry gives away winter coats and outerwear to those in need. As they recently gave away their last coat, donations of coats, hats, gloves, or other outwear items are sought for next winter. Donations can be left at the church office, 134 Abney Road in Cochran. For more information, call Angie Foley, (757)846-4050.

City of Cochran celebrating 150th anniversary March 18-23.

The City of Cochran will celebrate their 150th anniverary with a variety of community events March 18-23.  To read a complete schedule, click here.