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Grace Chapel holding popup prayer tent October 26.

Grace Chapel Church of God of Prophecy will have a popup prayer tent in Eastgate Plaza October 26 from 8 am-noon. Eastgate Plaza is located on Dykes Street across from Bleckley Pre-K. According to an email from event organizers, the tent will offer a place to pray and receive literature about prayer. DVD’s about Jesus Christ will be given away, free hot dogs and water to anyone needing food or drink.

The Diplomats performing at Empire Pentecostal Holiness Church October 27.

Gospel group The Diplomats will perform at Empire Pentecostal Holiness Church October 27 at 10:30 am.  It's located at 101 Church Street in Cochran.

Fall weather for upcoming local fall events.

The weather has turned cool just in time for several upcoming fall festivals and other events happening in Bleckley County.  Click here to see a current listing of happenings.

Red Cross Blood Drive October 21.

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive in the main building of the Bleckley County Extension Office, 165 E. Peacock Street, October 21 from 2-7 pm.  Schedule an appointment online by going to redcrossblood.org and use the sponsor code "Cochran."  Save up to 15 minutes on the day of your appoinment by going redcrossblood.org/rapidpass to complete your pre-donation reading and health history questionaire.

Friends of the Library "Big Book Sale" October 19.

Cochran Bleckley Friends of the Library will hold a "Big Book Sale" October 19 at the old BCHS Library, 115 SE Ninth Street.  Soft cover books for $.50, hardback books for $1.  High school yearbooks from 2001, 2003, 2009, 2012, 2013, & 2014 will also be available.  Proceeds will benefit the Tessie W. Norris/Cochran Bleckley Library.

BCHS One Act to present a tale as old as time.

Enjoy a "tale as old as time" when Bleckley County High School One Act performs this year's competition piece, "Beauty and the Beast, Jr." Showtimes are October 20 at 3 pm, October 22 and 24 at 7 pm. Admission $6 for adults, $3 for students. Enchanted roses will be on sale for $2. Get a picture with your favorite cast member for $3.

Story Time at the Library October 16.

Story Time at the Tessie W. Norris/Cochran Bleckley Library will be October 16 at 10 am.  Presented by the Bleckley County Retired Educators, reader will be Sharon Williams.