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Go "Back to the 80's" and support BCHS One Act.

Enjoy a concert of 70's and 80's music with "Back to the 80's", August 12 at 7 pm and August 13 at 3 pm in the Bleckley County High School auditorium.  The concert will benefit this year's One Act Play competition class. Admission is $5 adults, $3 students and children.

Cochran church helps out with back to school shopping.

Cochran church helps out with back to school shopping.

School in Bleckley County starts August 4.  Saturday, hundreds still needing school supplies came to First Baptist Church's Hangar for their fourth annual backpack and school supply giveaway.  Volunteers from the church armed with supply lists from all schools helped distribute backpacks, colored pencisl, and other things required for class. Over 300 items were given away

The "Ugandan" Thunder rolled into Bleckley County last night.

The "Ugandan" Thunder rolled into Bleckley County last night.

The Ugandan Thunder Children's Choir performed at Mt. Calvary Bapitst Church.  Children in the choir are selected from schools and orphanages partnered with Pennies For Posho, a nonprofit that raises money to feed children in Uganda.  Money from a love offering taken will go toward feeding the children.  Audience members saw a video highlighting one of the schools supported, as well as enjoyed songs and dance perfomed by the choir.  To learn more about Ugandan Thunder, click here.

Back to School Prayer Walk for Bleckley Schools July 30.

A Back to School Prayer Walk will be held July 30 at 6 pm in the Bleckley County Middle School gym.  Following a short prayer service, atendees will be dismissed to all schools to walk and pray for the school year.  It's sponsored by the Bleckley Christian Learning Center.

Local church holding annual school supply giveaway July 29.

First Baptist Church of Cochran will hold their Fourth Annual Backpack and School Supply Giveaway July 29 at the Hangar, 130 E Beech St.  It starts at 2 pm and will go until all supplies are given away.  

BCHS Royal Kingsmen Band holding community performance July 28.

The Bleckley County High School Royal Kingsmen Band will give the commuity a sneek peak of this year's halftime show with a community performance July 28 at 6 pm.  It'll be held at their practice field, the infield of the high school track located behind BCHS across from the softball and baseball fields.  An ice cream social follows inside the high school auditorium.

Special services upcoming at Cochran church.

Turner Chapel AME Church, located at 163 N Seventh St in Cochran, has a pair of special services the weekend of July 28-30.  On July 28, the church will host a one-night youth rally at 7 pm.  The theme will be "This means war: Putting on the armor of God."  Guest speaker will be Bro. Devonte Harris from Dalton, GA.

July 30 will be "Pack a Pew" Sunday at Turner Chapel at 11 am.  The theme will be "It's time to fill God's house." Guest speaker will Rev. Bobby Jackson, Pastor of Union Chapel Baptist Church in Hawkinsville.  Also in attendance will be the church choir, ushers, and other members of the church family.