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New art exhibition opening inside MGA's Peacock Gallery October 8.

The Bogdan Ghita Art Exhibition will open October 8 inside Peacock Gallery located on the first floor of Russell Hall on the Cochran campus of Middle Georgia State University. A gallery talk and opening reception will be held at 6 pm. The exhibition will be on display through November 2. Gallery hours are 8 am to 5:30 pm Monday through Thursday and 8 am to noon on Fridays.

Breakfast for law enforcement, fire & rescue, EMS, and Emergency Management personnel October 5.

The Cochran-Bleckley Chamber of Commerce will host a "Hometown Heroes" breakfast October 5 at 7:30 am.  Local law enforcement, fire and rescue, EMS, and Emergency Management personnel are invited to drop by 102 North Second Street for a breakfast sponsored by the Chamber and La Cabana Mexican Restaurant.

Special events part of Friday's BCHS home football game versus Dublin.

It will be a busy night at Royal Stadium September 28 when Bleckley hosts Dublin.  Cochran Bleckley Rec. Department football players and cheerleaders will be recognized before the game for Youth Football Night.  It will also be Cancer Awareness Night sponsored by BCHS HOSA.  Activities include face painting and a cake raffle with proceeds to benefit a local family dealing with cancer.  Survivors and family members of those who lost somoene to the disease are invited to line up near the player's entrance tunnel at 7:15 pm to release baloons into the air.

Cochran church to hold Community Revival, Homecoming services.

Turner Chapel AME Church will hold a a Community Revival October 2-4.  Guest speakers are as follows.  Tuesday- Pastor Patricia Jones, Free Providence Baptist Church.  Wednesday-  Rev. Gregory Cutts, Christian Hope Baptist Church.  Thursday- Rev. Bobby Jackson, Union Chapel Baptist Church.  All three services start at 7 pm.


Homecoming will be October 7 at 3 pm.  Guest speaker will be Rev. Bruce Frances, Duresville AME Church.  Dinner to follow.  Turner Chapel is located at 16 North Seventh Street.

Cochran church holding Fifth Sunday night sing September 30.

Limestone Baptist Church will hold a Fifth Sunday Night sing September 30 at 6 pm. Performing will be southern gospel group Trinity's Call. The church is located at 874 GA 257 in Cochran.

Cochran church celebrating 150th anniversary September 30.

Bethany Baptist Church will celebrate their 150th anniversary September 30 at 10:30 am.  Special music, message by former pastor Bobby Harrell, lunch to follow.  The church is located at 608 GA 26 in Cochran.

Empire Pentecostal Holiness Church Homecoming September 16.

Pastor Brian Williams and the congregation of Empire Pentecostal Holiness Church invites the community to come September 16 for Homecoming. Sunday School at 10 am, worship service at 10:45. Guest speaker Rev. Chris Maxwell, special music by the Down East Boys. Empire Pentecostal is located at 101 Church Street in Cochran.