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Community Back to School Bash August 2.

A commnity back to school bash will be held August 2 from 5 to 8 pm in Eastgate Plaza (across from Bleckley Pre-K) in Cochran.  Sponsored by Communities in Schools/Family Connection, the event will feature a school supply giveaway, touch a truck, food, games, waterslide, informational booth, bounce house, and much more.

Empire Pentecostal Holiness Church to offer food bank for area residents.

Empire Pentecostal Holiness Church will offer a food bank for residents of Bleckley, Dodge, and Pulaski Counties on the fourth Friday of each month at the church's family life center from 4 to 5 pm. Valid ID required, offering is on a first come, first serve basis. While primarily for those receiving government assistance, no one in need will be turned away. Call (706)-340-2670 for more information. Empire Pentecostal Holiness Church is located at 101 Church Street in Cochran.

Scenes from a patriotic night in the country.

To see photos from the July 4 fireworks show held at Warrior's Harvest in rural Bleckley County, click here.

Churches holding fifth Sunday night sings June 30.

Two Bleckley churches are holding fifth Sunday night sing events June 30 with both starting at 6 pm.  Jeff Cleghorn will be the featured musician at Limestone Baptist Church's fifth Sunday night sing.  The church is located at 874 GA 257.  Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, located at 134 Abney Road, will have a fifth Sunday night sing featuring the combined choirs of Mt. Calvary, Bethany, Ruth, Salem, and Union Hill Baptist Churches.

Turner Chapel AME Church celebrating 155th anniversary June 23

Turner Chapel AME Church will celebrate their 155th anniversary June 23 at 2:30 pm.  The theme is "Running the Race with patience" Hebrews 12:1-2.  Guest speaker will be Rev. Lewis Toles, pastor of Lizzie Bloomer and St. Paul Baptist Churches.  The church is located at 163 N. Seventh Street in Cochran.

Journey to the Jungle of Nool with Bleckley Summer Theatre Camp.

Bleckley Summer Theatre Camp will perform Seussical, Jr, June 7-9 at House of Grace Church, 133 Jac Arts Road in Cochran.  Showtimes are 7 pm Friday, 12:30 and 7 pm Saturday, 2 pm Sunday.  Admission is $5 adults, $3 students.

"It's a sock hop" at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church March 16.

Mt. Calvary Baptist Church in Cochran will hold a spring fling March 16. Sponsored by Women on Mission, the theme is "It's a sock hop!" Bids for the silent auction start at 5:30 pm, the event begins at 6. Tickets are $15 and include dinner plus live entertainment. Proceeds will benefit mission projects throughout the year. For tickets or more information, call the church office, (478)934-0810.