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Cochran community blood drive April 9.

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive April 9 in the main room of the county extension office, 165 East Peacock Street, from 2-7 pm.  To schedule an appointment online, visit redcrossblood.org and use the sponsor code "Cochran."

Cochran church holding Revival services April 8-11.

Limestone Baptist Church will hold revival services April 8 at 6 pm, and April 9-11 at 7 pm.  Guest speaker will be Rev. Freddy Hogg.

Good weather for Easter fun.

Good weather for Easter fun.

Saturday's seasonable temperatures and sunny skies made it perfect weather for the numerous egg hunts and other community events held in Bleckley County.  To see more photos, click here.

The "light" way to hunt eggs.

The "light" way to hunt eggs.

Empire Pentecostal Holiness Church held a flashlight Easter egg hunt Friday night.  Children (with the help of parents) went out with flashlights and glow sticks to hunt eggs in yards across from church property.  It was part of a night that  included a hot dog dinner, and the chance to pet a live rabbit.

Cochran Masonic Lodge Fish Fry April 7.

Cochran Masonic Lodge #217 F&AM will hold a fish fry April 7 from 4-7 pm. Plates are $8 and include catfish fillets, fries, hush puppies, and cole slaw. Dine in at the lodge, 217 Masonic Drive, or carry out. Proceeds benefit masonic charities. Call (478)697-4187 to purchase tickets.

A good day at the book sale.

A good day at the book sale.

Cochran-Bleckley Friends of the Library held their annual spring old book sale benefiting the Tessie W. Norris Library Saturday.  People came to shop, browse, and in some cases read, a variety of old books ranging from $.25 to $3.  Organizers described the turnout as steady and appreciate everyone who stopped by.

Bake sale will benefit Royal Singers trip to music competition.

The BCHS Royal Singers will hold a bake sale March 30 from 8:30 am-2 pm in the Pre-K parking lot, 242 East Dykes Street. Proceeds will benefit their upcoming trip to the Southern Stars Music Festival competition in May.