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Church holding spring children's musical, benefit lunch, April 15.

Mt. Calvary Baptist Church will hold their children's spring musical April 15 at 11 am. Lunch will follow, donations appreciated. Proceeds will go toward playground renovations.

Cochran church holding Revival services April 8-11.

Limestone Baptist Church will hold revival services April 8 at 6 pm, and April 9-11 at 7 pm.  Guest speaker will be Rev. Freddy Hogg.

Good weather for Easter fun.

Good weather for Easter fun.

Saturday's seasonable temperatures and sunny skies made it perfect weather for the numerous egg hunts and other community events held in Bleckley County.  To see more photos, click here.

The "light" way to hunt eggs.

The "light" way to hunt eggs.

Empire Pentecostal Holiness Church held a flashlight Easter egg hunt Friday night.  Children (with the help of parents) went out with flashlights and glow sticks to hunt eggs in yards across from church property.  It was part of a night that  included a hot dog dinner, and the chance to pet a live rabbit.

Easter events beginning at local churches this weekend.

Though Easter isn't until April 1, some Bleckley churches will be holding Easter events this weekend including an egg hunt at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church on Saturday.  To see a listing of services and other activities, click here.  Email BleckleyProgress@aol.com to have your church's Easter events added.

Cochran church celebrating 185th Homecoming March 18.

Limestone Baptist Church will celebrate their 185th Homecoming March 18 at 11 am.  Guest speaker will be former pastor Dr. Mark Shaw.  The church is located at 874 GA 257.

Dinner and a movie at church.

Dinner and a movie at church.

Lakeview Baptist Church held a "pop in" cookout and movie showing Saturday night.  Hamburgers, hot dogs, and of course popcorn were on the menu as members and guests enjoyed a showing of Same Kind of Different as Me.