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Girl Scouts ornament decorating class, interest meeting December 17.

Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia will hold an ornament decorating class and interest meeting at Bleckley Primary, 259 Peter St, December 17 at 5:30 pm.  Visit www.gshg.org or call (478)254-9210 for more information.

Red Cross Blood Drive December 16.

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive December 16 in the main building of the county extension office, 165 E. Peacock Street in Cochran, from 2-7 pm.  Schedule your appointment online by going to redcrossblood.org and use the sponsor code "cochran."  Streamline your donation experience and save up to 15 minutes the day of your appointment by going to redcrossblood.org/rapidpass to complete your pre-donation reading and health history questions.

Photos from Cochran's Lighted Christmas Parade.

Photos from Cochran's Lighted Christmas Parade.

To view photos from Cochran's Lighted Christmas parade held Friday night, click here.

BCHS basketball to hold work day at Huddle House, selling raffle tickets for free meals there.

The BCHS boys basketball team will hold a work day at Huddle House December 16 from 5-8 pm. Team members will be on hand to wait on, clean tables. Twenty percent of sales will go to the team. Also, tickets are being sold to win a year's worth of free meals at the Huddle House for $1. The drawing will be December 19. Contact Garrett Collins, garrett_collins@bleckley.k12.ga.us, or call (478)934-6258 to purchase.

Santa is coming to the Tessie W. Norris Library December 11.

Santa Claus will be the guest reader for story time at the Tessie W. Norris/Cochran-Bleckley Library December 11 at 10 am.  Story Time is sponsored by the Bleckley County Retired Educators.

Church Christmas events beginning this weekend.

The Christmas season is in full swing, and several local churches will be holding Christmas activities this weekend. Click here  to view a current listing of events. Remember, your church's event can appear here by emailing BleckleyProgress@aol.com

BCHS One Act Christmas variety show December 9.

Bleckley County High School One Act will hold their Christmas variety show December 9 at 7:30 pm in the high school auditorium.  Admission is $3 per person.