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Community Back to School Bash August 2.

A commnity back to school bash will be held August 2 from 5 to 8 pm in Eastgate Plaza (across from Bleckley Pre-K) in Cochran.  Sponsored by Communities in Schools/Family Connection, the event will feature a school supply giveaway, touch a truck, food, games, waterslide, informational booth, bounce house, and much more.

Empire Pentecostal Holiness Church to offer food bank for area residents.

Empire Pentecostal Holiness Church will offer a food bank for residents of Bleckley, Dodge, and Pulaski Counties on the fourth Friday of each month at the church's family life center from 4 to 5 pm. Valid ID required, offering is on a first come, first serve basis. While primarily for those receiving government assistance, no one in need will be turned away. Call (706)-340-2670 for more information. Empire Pentecostal Holiness Church is located at 101 Church Street in Cochran.

Annual prayer walk for Bleckley School system July 28.

The prayer walk for Bleckley County schools will be held July 28 at 6 pm.  A brief prayer service will be held in the middle school gym.  Following the service, all campuses will be open for people to walk the halls and pray for the upcoming school year.

Bleckley Fire Department celebrates opening of new station.

Bleckley Fire Department celebrates opening of new station.

The Bleckley County Fire Department celebrated the opening of the seventh fire station with a ribbon cutting ceremony and celebration.  Attended by firefighters, families, plus other special guests, the new station is located on Antioch Road.  

Bleckley 6u softball team selling pork chop, chicken plates.

The 6u all star softball team is holding a pork chop and chicken quarter plate sale to raise funds for their upcoming trip to the world series in Eufaula, Alabama.  Plates are $9 each, each comes with green beans, macaroni and cheese, plus drink.  Plates will be availabe for pickup from BW's BBQ, 246 North Second Street, on July 22 from 4 to 8 pm.  Players and coaches will be there to greet fans.  Plates must be preordered.  Do so by stopping by the restaurant, or by calling (478)298-3125. (478)308-9197.

Faith Temple opening food bank to local residents July 16.

Faith Temple Precious Faith Ministries will open their food bank for local residents July 16 from 3 to 4 pm.  For more information, call (478)298-2844.  The church is located at 383 GA-87 in Cochran.

Scenes from a patriotic night in the country.

To see photos from the July 4 fireworks show held at Warrior's Harvest in rural Bleckley County, click here.