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Local church holding "Hanging of the Green" service Sunday.

Bethany Baptist Church, located at 608 GA 26 East in Cochran, will hold a "Hanging of the Green" service November 29 at 6 pm.  The service is to mark the beginning of the Season of Advent.

Local churches holding special Thanksgiving services November 22.

Mt. Calvary Baptist Church will have "An afternoon of remembrance and Thanks" November 22 at 4 pm. It will be a memorial service for those who've lost loved ones during the COVID-19 pandemic. The service will feature church and community members already contacted and is being done for those who weren't able to hold a funeral or memorial service due to COVID-19 restrictions. Mask wearing is strongly encouraged. Salem Baptist Church will hold a special Thanksgiving service that night at 6 pm. There will be an opportunity to speak about what you're thankful for.

A night of sharing faith on the field.

A night of sharing faith on the field.

Bleckley County High School FCA hosted a "Fields of Faith" event Wednesday night at Royal Stadium. It featured music, student testimony, as well as a guest speaker. Local pastors were on hand to pray with students who responded to the alter call. There was an estimated attendance of 250.

Golf tournament will benefit church mission trip to Panama.

Bethany Baptist Church will hold their third annual golf tournament beneting their January mission trip at Uchee Trail in Cochran December 5.  Shotgun start time is 1 pm.  Cost is $200 per team for the four-person scramble.  Cash prizes for first, second, third place teams.  Closest to the pin, longest drive, most accurate drive contests.  Mulligans available, two for $10.  Call (478)934-7891 to register.

Bake sale will benefit BCHS Honors, AP, class trip.

The Bleckley County High School Honors Physics, AP Calculus, and AP Environmental Science classes will hold a bake sale November 24 from 8 to 11 am in the old high school parking lot, 242 East Dykes Street.  Proceeds will benefit the annual educational trip to Disneyworld in Orlando where students will experience hands-on physics and calculus concepts, along with environmental science lessons through Disney's educational programs.

Christ Chapel Cochran "Park 'n Praise" November 22.

Christ Chapel Cochran will hold a special Thanksgiving edition "Park 'n Praise" drive up service November 22 at 4 pm.  The church is located at 330 West Dykes Street.

Bethany Baptist Church Fall Festival November 15.

Bethany Baptist Church will hold a fall festval November 15 from 4-6 pm in the church parking lot.  Acivities include a hay ride, write thankful letters, games and candy, caramel apples, crafts and a cupcake walk.   Events will be outside for social distancing purposes, hand sanitizer will be available.  The church is located at 608 GA 26 East in Cochran.