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"Stars under the Stars" at Limestone softball field August 22.

Limestone Baptist Church in Cochran will have "Stars under the Stars" August 22 with a showing of the movie "Dolphin Tale." It starts at 7:30 pm and will be held at the church softball field.

Big turnout at Back to School Bash.

Big turnout at Back to School Bash.
 Friday’s Drive Through for Health and Safety Back to School Bash was a big deal. As in organizers saying they had to begin giving out supplies before the advertised 5 pm start time because traffic was stretching onto the bypass. It was a true community effort. All three public safety organizations as well other community groups assisted. Bike helmets, backpacks, cases of water were among some of the items given away. There were also numerous donations. The event was sponsored by Heartland EMS, Lindsey Dykes State Farm, Communities in Schools/Family Connection, and the Region 5 Regional Trauma and Advisory Committee.

COVID-19 changing format of annual prayer walk.

The annual Back to School Prayer Walk sponsored by Bleckley Christian Learning Center will be held August 9 at 6 pm at all campuses. However, like many events, COVID-19 has affected it. According to a release, there won’t be an opening ceremony. While people will be free to walk around the outside of buildings to pray, the inside of buildings will be closed. You’ll also have the option to remain in your car. Prayer Guides will be handed out at the parking lot entrance of each school listing personnel. For more information, contact Don Giles, (478)230-7540, dgiles@bleckleyclc.org

Back to School Drive Thru for Health and Safety July 31.

A Back to School Drive Thru for Health and Safety event will be held at Heartland EMS, 256 Lucas Road in Cochran, July 31 from 5-7 pm.  Free school supplies, bike helmets, masks, and more students up to 12th grade.  Children must be present in car to receive supplies.  Call (478)934-1133 for more information.

Another church to hold drive-in services May 17.

House of Grace Church will have "drive-in church" May 17 at 10:30 am. According to a post on the church Facebook page, it will take place in the old Fred's Parking Lot at Eastgate Plaza on Dykes Street. The event description reads simply "Worship with others from the safety of your own vehicle."

Limestone Baptist holding "Church in the Park" May 17.

Limestone Baptist Church in Cochran will hold a drive-in service at their softball field located on Limestone Road May 17 at 9 am. Entitled "Church in the Park,"those attending are instructed to remain in their cars throughout the service. You're also asked to arrive early.

Bethany Baptist Church to continue in-person services.

Bethany Baptist Church announced they would again hold an in-person service for Mother's Day at 11 am. They plan to resume evening services on May 17 at 6 pm. Those attending are asked to practice social distancing.