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Prayer Walk for Bleckley Schools August 2

The annual prayer walk for Bleckley schools will be August 2 at 6 p.m.

A brief service will be held inside the high school gym. People are then invited to span out to the high school, as well as Bleckley Elementary, Primary, and Middle School, to walk the hallways and pray for students, teachers, and administrators.  

Schools will be open until 8 p.m.

Bleckley Health Department Back to School Bash July 31

The Bleckley County Health Department will hold a Back to School Bash from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. July 31.

It's designed to promote vaccines for back to school. Activites include face painting, popcorn, snow cones, a bounce house, as well as Princesses with a Purpose characters. Open to children in Pre-K through seventh grade.

For more inforation, call Debbie Martin, (478) 934-6590, or email Debbie.martin@dph.ga.gov. The health department is located at 152 N. 8th Street in Cochran.

Cochran church holding backpack, school supply giveaway July 25

First Baptist Church will hold their second annual backpack and school supply giveaway July 25 from 2 p.m. until supplies run out. They will also have copies of school supply lists to help parents with required supplies for each grade.  

The drive is sponsored by First Baptist, Macedonia, Ruth and Union Hill Baptist Churches. First Baptist is located at 101 S. Second St.

Cochran church to hold Homecoming, Revival services

Macedonia Baptist Church will celebrate Homecoming July 26.  Services start at 10:15 am.

Special music by Full Circle. Message delivered by Pastor Cole Morris.

Revival will be held July 27-29 at 6:30 pm. Various special music with the message delivered by Bro. Al Haywood.

For information on either, contact Morris, 478-278-98-30, or email morrisministries@yahoo.com. The church is located at 1100 Macedonia Church Road.

Upcoming events at the Cochran Library

The Tessie W. Norris/Cochran Bleckley Library will host Story Time July 15 and 29 at 10 a.m. presented by Trinity Episcopal Church.

On July 22, they will host an event sponsored by Georgia Power "Joining the Watt Squad: The Adventures of Savvy and Squander."

It's designed to teach about energy efficiency and is for children in kindergarten through second grade.

What I learned at (music) camp

What I learned at (music) camp

Mt. Calvary Baptist Church held a performance of their children's music camp Friday night.  Entitled "The Amazing Grace Race: In HIS steps, in my shoes,"

The play was about running the "race" of life and following in the steps of Jesus. Children were in the choir with youth taking some of the speaking roles. 

A finger food fellowship was held afterward.


Cochran church to host Bingo games

Grace Chapel Church of God of Prophecy will host Bingo July 19 at 3 pm. All ages are invited.

Various prizes will be given away. It's sponsored by the senior ministry.  

Grace Chapel is located at 269 Highway on the 87 Bypass.