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Children's crafts night will benefit student mission trip.

First Baptist Church of Cochran will hold "Christmas Kiddie Crafts" in the Fellowship Halll December 10 from 5-9 pm.  Cost is $20 per child and is for children in Pre K-fifth grade.  Activities include watching The Polar Express, making ornaments, Christmas Bingo, and cookie decorating.  You can register in advance by clicking here.  Proceeds will benefit the senior student mission trip to Uganda this summer.

The church is located at 101 South Second St.

Christmas activities at Bleckley churches beginning this weekend.

December is here.  It means Christmas is getting closer.  Several local churches will be holding musicals or special services this weekend.  They include First Baptist Church's children's musical December 4 at 5:30 pm and Salem Baptist Church's "Blue Christmas, A service of hope and remembrance" that same night at 6 pm.

You can view more services (including churches holding Christmas Day worship service) by clicking here.  To submit your church's information, email BleckleyProgress@aol.com

Winter Wonderland Express pulling into Cochran again.

The Winter Wonderland Express presented by Pilot Club of Cochran will be at the Heartland EMS warehouse, 256 Lucas Rd,  December 3-4, and 9-10 from 6-8 pm.  Ride the trolley to meet your favorite princesses, super heroes and other colorful characters.  Admission is $5 per person.

Cochran church holding Advent service November 27.

Mt. Calvary Baptist Church will hold their advent service "Out of Darkness" Sunday at 6 pm. The service will feature scripture and responsive reading, children decorating the tree, singing, and the lighting of the first candle of Advent. The church is located at 128 Abney Rd.

Story Time at the Library November 16.

Story Time at the Tessie W. Norris/Cochran Bleckley Lirbary will be November 16 at 10 am.  Presented by the Bleckley County Retired Educators, reader will be Daphne Jones.

Bleckley PTO Fall Festival October 28.

Bleckley PTO will hold a Fall Festival October 28 at the old high school baseball field located behind Bleckley Primary.  Festival runs from 6-8 pm.  Admission $5 arm band for games and activities including face painting, bounce house, pumpkin run, and more.  Free admission to movies under the stars starting at 7 pm.  Bring your lawn chairs and blankets.  Concessions (popcorn, candy, chips, drinks) $1 each.

Hours for trick or treating within City of Cochran set.

Official hours for trick or treating within city of Cochran as set by the Chamber of Commerce will be October 31 from 5-8 pm.