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Portrayer of historically significant African American women to to perform at Middle Georgia State.

Dr. Daisy Century, an actress who portrays black women who changed history will perform in the Presidential Dining Room (Georgia Hall) of Middle Georgia State University's Cochran campus October October 4 at 7 pm. Her character that evening will be Madam C.J. Walker. Tickets are $5 each.

Local restaurants to donate portion of proceeds to man's kidney transplant fund.

A pair of Cochran restaurants will hold "days" where a portion of their sales will go toward the fund set up for a man needing a kidney transplant.  Reed Floyd Day will be at Dairy Queen, 606 N Second St, September 29 and at La Cabana Mexican Restaurant, 317 W Dykes St, October 6.

Funds collected from both will go to the Reed Floyd Kidney Transplant Fund.  Floyd, a Cochran man, was born with one kidney and in need of a transplant.  Donations to the fund can be made now by going to Cochran Bank & Trust, 127 6 St SE.  Call Jenelle Floyd, (478)230-1821, for more information.

14th annual Fall Buddy Ball October 1.

The 14th annual Fall Buddy Ball games will be held October 1 at the Cochran Bleckley Rec. Department.  Buddy Ball is special needs baseball for special needs children who normally wouldn't get to participate in team sports. Games are for children ages 3-18 in Bleckley, Dodge, and Pulaski Counties.  Be there by 9:45 am to register, games start at 10.  Lunch provided.

Contact Danette Rogers, (478)934-2280, or Kathy Simmons, (478)374-6489, for more information.

Story Time at the Library September 21.

Story Time at the Tessie W. Norris/Cochran-Bleckley Library will be September 21 at 10 am.  Presented by the Bleckley County Retired Educators, readers will be Dale and Kathy Jones.

Cochran church holding Revival services September 18-21.

Bethany Baptist Church will hold Revival services September 18-21.  Times are 11 am and 6 pm that Sunday and 7 pm Monday-Wednesday.  Guest speaker will be former pastor Bobby Harrell.  A family night meal will be held in the Fellowship Hall before the final service at 6 pm.  Bring a vegetable, side dish, or desert.

The church is located at 608 GA Highway 26.

Cochran church bringing back Dodgeball tournament to benefit food bank.

Dodgeball is returning to House of Grace church.   A tournament is set for September 16 at 6:30 pm.  Cost to participate is $5 per person.  Admission is one dried food/canned item, or $1 per person.  To sign up or for moe info, call or text Scott Allen, (478)919-4792.  Proceeds will go toward the church food bank that benefits people in the community.  House of Grace is located at 133 Jac Arts Road.

Golf tournament will benefit Cochran church youth missions.

The fifth annual Jimmy Hill Memorial Golf Tournament will be held September 10 at the Woods Golf Course, 421 Mac Thompson Road in Cochran.  Cost is $10 per person for the four-man scramble.  Meal served at 4:30 pm with play starting at 5:30.  Proceeds will benefit Mt. Calvary Baptist Church youth missions.  Call Charlie Thompson at the Woods, (478)934-0731, or the Mt. Calvary church office, (478)934-0810, for more information.