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Cochran Police Department "Unity in the Community" Family Day November 2.

Cochran Police Department will hold their fourth annual "Unity in the Community" Family Day November 2 from 10 am to 1 pm.  The free event will feature inflatables (bounce houses and slides), rock wall, mechanical bulldog, as well as popcorn and snow cones.

Rescheduled Friends of the Library book sale November 2.

The Cochran-Bleckley Friends of the Library announced Thursday their "Big Book Sale" originally scheduled for October 19 will be held November 2 at the old high school library, 115 SE Ninth Street from 9 am to 5 pm.  Prices are $1 for hardcover books, $.25 for soft cover.  BCHS yearbooks from 2001, 2003, 2009, 2012, 2013, & 2014 will be available.  Proceeds will benefit the Tessie W. Norris/Cochran-Bleckley Library.

Weather doesn't dampen the fall festival fun.

Weather doesn't dampen the fall festival fun.

It didn't feel much like fall Saturday. There was a chance of rain that never materialized. Still, many churches who had fall festivals planned went through with them with those attending having a great time.  Click here for more.

A busy day at Bleckley Primary.

A busy day at Bleckley Primary.

Bleckley Primary School was a hub of activity Thursday afternoon as it had the annual literacy and math night inside, and a fall festival outside.  Click here for more.

Bleckley Bands fall concert October 29.

Bleckley Bands will have their fall concert October 29 at 7 pm in the high school auditorium.  It will feature performances by the seventh grade band, eighth grade band, and BCHS concert band.  Admission is free.

Grace Chapel holding popup prayer tent October 26.

Grace Chapel Church of God of Prophecy will have a popup prayer tent in Eastgate Plaza October 26 from 8 am-noon. Eastgate Plaza is located on Dykes Street across from Bleckley Pre-K. According to an email from event organizers, the tent will offer a place to pray and receive literature about prayer. DVD’s about Jesus Christ will be given away, free hot dogs and water to anyone needing food or drink.

The Diplomats performing at Empire Pentecostal Holiness Church October 27.

Gospel group The Diplomats will perform at Empire Pentecostal Holiness Church October 27 at 10:30 am.  It's located at 101 Church Street in Cochran.