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Golf tournament will benefit church's wild game supper.

Bethany Bapist Church will hold their first annual golf tournament at Uchee Trail Country Club, 202 Country Club Road in Cochran, July 21.  Cost is $200 per team for the four-person scramble.  Cash prizes for first, second, and third place.  Two for $10 mulligans, closest to the pin, longest drive, and most accurate drive contests.  Proceeds will benefit the mens ministry's wild game supper.  Signup sheet is at Uchee Trail.  Call them (478)934-7891, or the church office (478)934-7151, for more information.

Bleckley Summer Theatre Camp performing Annie July 13-15.

Bleckley Summer Theatre Camp will hold performances of this year's selection "Annie, jr" July 13-15 at House of Grace Church, 133 Jac Arts Road. Showtimes are at 7 pm on Friday, 2 and 7 pm on Saturday, and 3 pm on Sunday. Admission is $5 adults, $3 for children 10 and under.

Fireworks in the country on the Fourth.

For the second straight year, the skies in rural Bleckley County were lit up for the Fourth of July as Warrior's Harvest on GA 112 held a fireworks show.  To see photos, click here.

Cochran church hosting youth event July 9-13.

Strong Tower Church located at 186 East Dykes Street will host "4th Night.  The Battle is over...What Now?" July 9-13 from 6:30-9 pm for middle and high school students.  Several guest speakers including Elder Scott Allen from House of Grace and Bleckley County High School head football coach Von Lassiter.  Register for the event by clicking here.

"Blowing up the sky" above Christ Chapel Cochran.

"Blowing up the sky" above Christ Chapel Cochran.

To update the crowd on gathered for Sunday night's fireworks show at Christ Chapel Cochran, pastor Rich Hulsey said they'd soon "blow up the sky."  To see what that looked like, click here.

Chicken plate sale helping fund upcoming church mission trip.

Chicken plate sale helping fund upcoming church mission trip.

House of Grace church members sold grilled chicken plates Saturday night. Proceeds will go toward an August mission trip to Honduras. Church members going are: Thomas Weekley, Aaron Curry, Lee Wimberly, Katlin Lucas, Christie McUmber, Jan Brister, John Brister, Sheena Gibberson, and Adam Hall. The group dug wells on a mission trip last year, this year they'll be building water lines to homes.

Also part of the trip will be outreach sessions at the community center and sharing at local churches during the evenings. Donations of cash, lined or unlined spiral notebooks, colored pencils, crayons, and powdered baby formula are sought for the trip. Cash donations can be made online at houseofgracecochran.org Formula and supplies can be dropped off at the church, 133 Jac Arts Road.

Enjoy worship and fireworks with Christ Chapel Cochran's Star Spangled Sunday.

Christ Chapel Cochran presents "Star Spangled Sunday" July 1. Worship services will be that morning at 9 and 10:30 am. A fireworks show with free drinks and children's giveaways will be that night at 9 pm. The church is located 330 West Dykes Street.