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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.

Church to offer VBS classes for both children, adults.

Empire Pentecostal Holiness Church will hold Vacation Bible School July 7-12.  Their theme is "Roar: Life is Wild, God is Good."  Dinner at 6 pm, classes from 6:30-830.  Classes are for birth through 12 years old, adult classes will also be offered July 7-10.  The church is located at 101 Church Street in Cochran.

Churches holding fifth Sunday night sings June 30.

Two Bleckley churches are holding fifth Sunday night sing events June 30 with both starting at 6 pm.  Jeff Cleghorn will be the featured musician at Limestone Baptist Church's fifth Sunday night sing.  The church is located at 874 GA 257.  Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, located at 134 Abney Road, will have a fifth Sunday night sing featuring the combined choirs of Mt. Calvary, Bethany, Ruth, Salem, and Union Hill Baptist Churches.