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Church missionary society celebrating 52nd anniversary January 14

The Daisy P. Jones Missionary Society of Turner Chapel AME Church will celebrate their 52nd anniversary January 14 at 2 pm. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Stephanie Slocumb, Pastor St. James AME Church. The theme will be "Make God's mission your mission." Dinner to follow service. Turner Chapel is located at 163 N Seventh St in Cochran.

Cochran Martin Luther King Day Parade January 15.

The annual Martin Luther King Day Parade will be held January 15 at 1 pm. It will start on Beech Street, turn onto Eighth, then Thompson Street. The parade will then turn onto Martin Luther King, Jr Drive, onto Johnson Street, before turning onto Seventh Street and ending at Turner Chapel AME Church. A program with guest speaker Rev. Devonte Harris will be held at the church, 163 N. Seventh Street, following the parade. To obtain an application for the parade or more information, call Doris Harris, (478)397-4797.

Sharing the light of the Christmas story.

Sharing the light of the Christmas story.

Macedonia Baptist Church held their sixth annual living nativity Saturday night.  The theme was "Share the Light."  To read more, click here.

Winter Wonderland Express making an extra stop.

The December 8 Winter Wonderland Express was cancelled due to weather.  As a result, it will return to Heartland EMS, 256 Lucas Road  in Cochran December 16 from 5-8 pm.  Admission $5.  

Fish and fellowship for a good cause.

Fish and fellowship for a good cause.

First Baptist Church of Cochran's Brotherhood Outdoor Ministry held a benefit fish fry Thursday night in the Fellowship Hall.  BCHS Assistant Athletic Director Stacy Nobles was guest speaker.  Proceeds will go toward the medical expenses of local man Brian Smith as he battles cancer as well as a needy family during Christmas.

BCHS One Act performing Elf, Jr. December 15-16.

Bleckley County High School One Act Play will perform "Elf, Jr." December 15-16 in the auditorium.  Showtimes are 7 and 3 pm.  Admission $5 for adults, $3 students.

A "wonderland" of Christmas magic.

A "wonderland" of Christmas magic.

The Winter Wondelrand Express pulled back into Cochran for the second of four visits Saturday night.  There were Christmas lights adorning the outside of Heartland EMS, and a bright, colorful world of princesses, super heroes, and other fun things inside.

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