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187 years and counting: Hawkinsville Church Celebrates Homecoming

187 years and counting: Hawkinsville Church Celebrates Homecoming

They've come along way ... the First Baptist Church of Haynesville, located on Ga. 341 S in between Hawkinsville and Perry, celebrates its 187th homecoming celebration at 10:15 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 2.

And Senior Pastor David B. Fisher is excited. Fisher said, "We've come a long way - we're an old church but we have a new vision."

The Bradys, a Southern Gospel music group from Dothan, Alabama, will be the special musical guests at the event. With more than 20 years in the music industry, their songs have been consistently on the charts and aired on radio stations across the country. Their song, "Here I Am," was performed by The Hoppers and received two song of the decade and year awards, and was nominated  for a Dove award in the 1990s.

Lady Royals to Host Screven in Second Round of Region Playoffs

Bleckley County will host Screven County round two of the Region 3-AA softball playoffs Saturday. 

BCHS is the top seed from 3B-AA, Screven is the second seed from 3A-AA. 

Game times are noon and 2 p.m. 

An *if* game would be played Monday in Sylvania. 

Bleckley is currently ranked fourth in the prepcountry.com/GACA coaches poll.

Cochran Woman Plans 'Streakin' For 'Hooters' Event

Cochran Woman Plans 'Streakin' For 'Hooters' Event

Yes, you read it right. There is a group of ladies from Pulaski, Bleckley, Dodge, Houston, Bibb and Twiggs counties who will be going streakin' from 2 to 6 p.m. Oct. 9, and what a sight that will be.

Streakin' with pink in their hair as they take a stand against breast cancer during breast cancer awareness month.

Crystal Jackson Bambrough, owner and operator of CryStyle's Salon in Cochran, is sponsoring the event for the second year in a row. “We will be putting pink streaks in everyone's hair to celebrate breast cancer awareness month. The streaks cost $10 and the money raised will be donated to a local woman who has recently been diagnosed with breast cancer, and is in the middle of treatments and surgeries.” There will be light refreshments and other gifts available for purchase, and the first 25 breast cancer survivors will receive a “special little gift.”

Send Us Your National Coffee Day Photos!

Send Us Your National Coffee Day Photos!

Today is National Coffee Day!

How are you celebrating? At home, getting free coffee at a coffeeshop?

Send us your photos with your favorite coffee drink to eyewitnessnews@13wmaz.com 

Pilot Club Holds Fashion Show

Pilot Club Holds Fashion Show

The Pilot Club of Cohran held a fashion show Tuesday inside Russell Audotirum on the campus of Middle Georgia College. 

Ladies from the community modeled items from The French Shoppe of Nasvhille, TN. 

Afterwards, attendees got the opportunity to try on and purchase items from the evening. 

Proceeds went to projects and activities supported by the Pilot Club.

Relay for Life of Bleckley County to hold BIG yard sale

Relay for Life of Bleckley County to hold  BIG yard sale
Cancer is a word - not a sentence, and Bleckley County is beginning preparation for its fight against this disease. The theme this year is Camping out for a Cure.The Relay for Life Teams of Bleckley County Georgia will be holding a yard sale on October 8th from 7-11 a.m. All proceeds to benefit the American Cancer Society. If you have items to donate to the yard sale they will gladly make arrangements to pick them up. Email bleckleyrelayyardsale@gmail.com with a contact phone number and what items they have and they  will contact you to make arrangements to pick these items up.