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Winter Wonderland Express making an extra stop.

The December 8 Winter Wonderland Express was cancelled due to weather.  As a result, it will return to Heartland EMS, 256 Lucas Road  in Cochran December 16 from 5-8 pm.  Admission $5.  

Fish and fellowship for a good cause.

Fish and fellowship for a good cause.

First Baptist Church of Cochran's Brotherhood Outdoor Ministry held a benefit fish fry Thursday night in the Fellowship Hall.  BCHS Assistant Athletic Director Stacy Nobles was guest speaker.  Proceeds will go toward the medical expenses of local man Brian Smith as he battles cancer as well as a needy family during Christmas.

BCHS One Act performing Elf, Jr. December 15-16.

Bleckley County High School One Act Play will perform "Elf, Jr." December 15-16 in the auditorium.  Showtimes are 7 and 3 pm.  Admission $5 for adults, $3 students.

A "wonderland" of Christmas magic.

A "wonderland" of Christmas magic.

The Winter Wondelrand Express pulled back into Cochran for the second of four visits Saturday night.  There were Christmas lights adorning the outside of Heartland EMS, and a bright, colorful world of princesses, super heroes, and other fun things inside.

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Cochran Christmas traditions continue.

Cochran Christmas traditions continue.

As it was the first Friday in December, Cochran Christmas traditions continued with the Pilot Club Lite-a-Lite ceremony and Lighted Christmas parade.  To see photos from both, click here.

Christmas services, events at Bleckley churches beginning this weekend.

A busy schedule of Christmas events and services stars tomorrow with Longstreet United Methodist Church hodling their annual carol sing.  Sunday, both Mt. Calvary Baptist and First Baptist Churches will be doing musicals.  To read more, click here.  Your church's event can be listed by emailing BleckleyProgress@aol.com

Fish fry will benefit local man battling cancer, needy family during Christmas.

First Baptist Church  of Cochran will hold a benefit fish fry December 7 at 7 pm in the Fellowship Hall. Cost is $20 donation. Plates will have fish, french fries, hush puppies, coleslaw. Door prizes, items for auction including Glock 42, Yeti Hopper, fishing accessories, and cakes. Money raised will go toward Brian Smith, a local man battling cancer, as well as a needy family during Christmas. Only 250 tickets will be sold. Call Shane Savant, (478)217-0139, or Brad Davis, (478)697-4044, to purchase. Sponsored by FBC Brotherhood Outdoor Ministries.  The church is located at 102 S Second St.