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Cochran Police Department National Night Out October 3.

The Cochran Police Department will once again be a part of National Night Out, the iniative designed to build community-police partnerships.  A street party will be held October 3 from 5-8 pm on the lawn in front of the police station, 102 N Second St.  Food, bounce house, dunking booth, child ID kits, firearms safety, rock wall, Neighborhood Watch info, and more. Call (478)934-4282 for more information.

Cochran church to hold Fall Revival, Homecoming services.

Turner Chapel AME Church will hold their annual Fall Revival September 26-28 at 7 pm.  The theme "God is asking Can you hear me now?"   Homecoming services will be October 1 at 2 pm.  Guest speaker, Rev. Gregory Cuts, Pastor Christian Hope Baptist Church.  Dinner to follow.  The church is located at 163 N Seventh St.

Middle Georgia State OTA Program organizing support group for parents of special needs children.

Parents of children with physical, mental, or emotional special needs in Cochran are invited to the first meeting of a new support group being organized by faculty and students of Middle Georgia State University's Occupational Therapy Assistant Degree Program. The first meeting will be September 25 from 5:30-6:30 pm in room 108 of Roberts Library located at the corner of Ann and Second Streets. Program lecturer Lauren Padgett Grey said in a release they realized through their work that many parents needed organized support not available locally. She added "We wanted to see if we could help meet a need those parents have as they advocate for their children." Parents with questions before the meeting can contact Gray, (478)934-3114, lauren.padgett@mga.edu

Cochran church holding "See You At The Pole" rally September 24.

"See You At The Pole," the annual event where students gather in front of the flagpoles at their schools to pray, will be September 27 at 7 am. To help promote that day, Christ Chapel Cochran will be hosting a "See You At The Pole Rally," September 24 at the Cochran Bleckley Rec. Department from 5-7 pm. Special music by Noah Cleveland. Guest speaker will be Randy Huff, Associate Pastor of Christ Chapel Zebulon.

Local musical talent coming together to help BCHS One Act.

BCHS One Act presents "Hometown Celebrities" September 23 at 7 pm in the high school auditorium.  A concert of local musical talent including Eric Nobles and Jess Darsey, Miranda Bryant, Joey Williams & Family, Amanda Maxwell & Tim Darsey, Matthew White & Band, many more.  Admission $6 per person with proceeds benefitting this year's one act play class.

Bingo night a regular thing at "the Tower."

Bingo night a regular thing at "the Tower."

If you drive through Cochran on the last Saturday night of the month, you'll likely see cars parked in front of Strong Tower Ministries.  That's because the last Saturday is bingo night.  From 6-8 pm, a free bingo game is held, complete with prizes.  Started in March, Pastor Chris Bambrough (who calls out the numbers) said the game was a community event.  Child care is available, children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.  Services are held Sundays at 10:30 am, Wednesdays at 7:30 pm.  Lean more about Strong Tower by visiting their website.

Cochran church holding monthly bingo game Saturday.

Strong Tower Ministries will hold their monthly bingo game August 25 from 6-8 pm.  Admission is free, children 16 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.  Light refreshments served, prizes awarded.  The church is located at 186 E Dykes St.