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People had a grand time at the opening.

People had a grand time at the opening.

Back to the Basics 101 celebrated the grand opening of their new facility Friday night. Following a ribbon cutting ceremony, guests enjoyed live music, games, Booocha on tap, and could shop for products. Back to the Basics specializes in healthy, natural foods and features Georgia Grown products. Owned by Ginger Butts, their store is located at 149 Butts Road in Cochran.  Learn more by visiting www.backtothebasics101.com

Cochran church holding Homecoming, Revival services, September 9-12.

Emmanuel Missonary Baptist Church will celebrate Homecoming September 9 at 10:30 am.  Guest speaker will be Evangalist Dr. Donnie Pollard, music by gospel singers the Believers.  Lunch will follow.  Pollard will be the guest speaker for Revival September 10-12, service starts each night at 7 pm.  The church is located at 353 Frank Cook Road.

Christ Chapel holding Back to School Bash August 18.

Christ Chapel Cochran will hold a back to school bash for middle and high school students August 18. Registration is at 3 pm at the Cochran Bleckley Recreation Department. A three-point shot and slam dunk contest is set from 3:30-5. Things then move next door to CHrist Chapel for pizza. Worship starts at 5:20 pm featuring Christian comedian and author Lee McBride.

Gaither Vocal Band lead singer to perform at Cochran church August 24.

Adam Crabb, lead singer of the Gaither Vocal Band and member of the multi award-winning Crabb Family will be in concert at Limestone Baptist Church August 24 at 7 pm.  The church is located at 874 GA 257.

Go back to the 50's and support BCHS One Act.

Put on your bobby socks and head to the Bleckley County High School cafeteria August 18 for "Shake, Rattle, 'N Roll."  Hosted by BCHS One Act, the 50's celebration, sock hop wil feature music from DJ Duane "The Voice" Hernandez as well as live local talent.  Prizes given away for best 50's costume, best dance couple, best performance, and more.  Admission is $5 students, $10 adults, $15 per couple.  Proceeds will benefit this year's competition performance selection, "All Shook Up."

Former inmate, now prison ministry founder, shares music, message.

Former inmate, now prison ministry founder, shares music, message.

Celebrate Recovery at Cornerstone Church of Cochran welcomed Eddie B. for a special concert Saturday night. Eddie, founder of Conviction for Christ ministries, shared his story of how he was able to break away from a life of gangs, drug addiction, and prison, through faith. He, along with wife Sandi, founded Conviction for Christ ministries, a prison ministry with 39 missionaries, reach out to prisons across America. An accomplished songwriter, Eddie shared his testimony and music with the audience. Celebrate Recovery, a ministry designed to help people overcome their "hurts, hangups, and habits," meets at Cornerstone Mondays at 7 pm. The church is located at 129 East Beech Street.

Back to School Prayer Walk August 5.

The Back to School Prayer Walk for Bleckley County will be August 5 at 6 pm in the BCMS gym.  Following a short prayer service, the assembly will be dismissed to all schools so they can walk the halls and pray.  Sponsored by the Bleckley Christian Learning Center.