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Cochran church to hold "Hanging of the Greens" service.

Mt. Calvary Baptist Church will mark the begining of the Season of Advent by holding the "Hanging of the Greens" service November 29 at 6 pm.  Mt. Calvary is located at 128 Abney Road.

Hop aboard the Winter Wonderland Express.

The Pilot Club of Cochran and Princesses with a Purpose will hold the Winter Wonderland Express at Heartland EMS, 256 Lucas Road.  Dates are December 3,5 and 11-12 from 6-8 pm.  Participants will board a trolley which will carry you around the building.  A narrator will talk about Christmas fantasies and the true meaning of Christmas.  Upon entering the building, PWAP cast members will be stationed at different areas, available for pictures.  Admission is $5 per person.  The trolley will leave in 15-minute intervals.

Another night to dodge balls.

Another night to dodge balls.

House of Grace church in Cochran held another dodgeball tournament Saturday night.  Two referees presided as teams went for balls placed in the middle of a marked court.  The goal was to eliminate as many of the other team members before the two minutes expired.  Twelve teams entered and approximately 150 people attended.

Proceeds will go toward the purchase of a church bus.

Bleckley Elementary holds Math and Science night.

Bleckley Elementary holds Math and Science night.

Bleckley County Elementary School held math and science night Thursday.  The annual event featured a number of stations where students could participate in math and science related activities including making an egg float and participating in a number based game of Twister.

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Church to hold Thanksgiving themed service.

Mt. Calvary Baptist Church in Cochran will hold a "Concert of Prayer" during the November 22 6 pm service.  It will be a Thanksgiving-themed service and time of prayer.

Cochran Lighted Christmas Parade December 4.

The Cochran Lighted Christmas Parade will be December 4 at 7 pm. Lineup will be 5:30 pm at the community house on third street (floats should be in line & ready for judging by then.) Masons will be in charge of placement. Animals must have bags for waste. Candy may not be thrown, but may be handed to spectators. Only one Santa Clause in parade.

All entries must have signs. For more information, contact the Cochran-Bleckley Chamber of Commerce, (478)934-2965, chamber@cochran-bleckleychamber.org Forms (available here) should be completed and mailed to Cochran-Bleckley Chamber of Commerce, 102 N. Second St. Suite A, PO Box 305, Cochran, GA 31014 no later than November 30.

Story Time at the Library November 18.

Story time at the Tessie W. Norris/Cochran Bleckley Library will be November 18 at 10 am.  Guest readers will be Jimmy and Margaret Kilpatrick.  Story Time is presented by the Bleckley County Retired Educators.