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Cochran community blood drive December 1.

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive December 1 from 2-7 pm in the main room of the county extension office on Peacock Street.  To schedule an appointment, click here and use sponsor code cochran.

BCHS Ninth Grade One Act Christmas Variety Show December 4.

The Bleckley County High School ninth grade one act play class will have their Christmas variety show December 4 at 7 pm in the high school auditorium.  Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students.

Cochran church to hold "Fifth Sunday" gospel sing.

Lakeview Baptist Church, located at 203 Lakeview Church Road, will be host to the fifth Sunday gospel sing November 30 at 6 pm.  The performance will feature combined choirs from Lakeview, Bethany, Mt. Calvary, and Salem Baptist churches.

Heartland EMS holding "Cans For Kids" food drive.

Cochran-based Heartland EMS is holding their annual "Cans For Kids" food drive now through December 20. They're seeking donations of canned foods that will go to children and families in Bleckley County.  Donations can be dropped off at the office, 257 Lucas Road.  There are also donation boxes at Bleckley Primary, Walmart, Badcock Home Furnishing, Harvey's Supermarket, and Dollar General Market.  Call 478-934-1133 or 478-308-2788 with any questions.

Cochran church to hold annual Thanksgiving dinner Sunday.

Bethany Baptist Church, located at 608 Highway 26 E, will hold their annual Thanksgiving dinner November 23. Dinner will be served following the 6 pm service.  Men of the church will be preparing fried turkey and pulled pork.   Men are also asked to bring side items and deserts.  All are welcomed.

Cochran church to hold community Thanksgiving service.

First Baptist Church of Cochran will hold a community Thanksgiving service November 23 at 6 pm.  Ryan Vargas, Pastor of Union Hill Baptist Church, will be guest speaker.  Special music will be provided by Ryan Carnes, Pastor of New Life Church of God, and the First Baptist Church choir.  FBC is located at 101 S. Second Street.

Fourth annual Toys For Tots Car Show held.

Fourth annual Toys For Tots Car Show held.

The fourth annual Toys For Tots Car Show was held Saturday at Bleckley County High School.  Started by Cochran resident Chris Arnold, the event has been used to collect toys for children in the local community.  According to a release, 100 vehicles entered and just under 500 toys were collected that will go to children in Cochran and Bleckley County.

To learn more about the car show, visit their website.