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Fish and fellowship for a good cause.

Fish and fellowship for a good cause.

First Baptist Church of Cochran's Brotherhood Outdoor Ministry held a benefit fish fry Thursday night in the Fellowship Hall.  BCHS Assistant Athletic Director Stacy Nobles was guest speaker.  Proceeds will go toward the medical expenses of local man Brian Smith as he battles cancer as well as a needy family during Christmas.

A "wonderland" of Christmas magic.

A "wonderland" of Christmas magic.

The Winter Wondelrand Express pulled back into Cochran for the second of four visits Saturday night.  There were Christmas lights adorning the outside of Heartland EMS, and a bright, colorful world of princesses, super heroes, and other fun things inside.

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Christmas services, events at Bleckley churches beginning this weekend.

A busy schedule of Christmas events and services stars tomorrow with Longstreet United Methodist Church hodling their annual carol sing.  Sunday, both Mt. Calvary Baptist and First Baptist Churches will be doing musicals.  To read more, click here.  Your church's event can be listed by emailing BleckleyProgress@aol.com

Fish fry will benefit local man battling cancer, needy family during Christmas.

First Baptist Church  of Cochran will hold a benefit fish fry December 7 at 7 pm in the Fellowship Hall. Cost is $20 donation. Plates will have fish, french fries, hush puppies, coleslaw. Door prizes, items for auction including Glock 42, Yeti Hopper, fishing accessories, and cakes. Money raised will go toward Brian Smith, a local man battling cancer, as well as a needy family during Christmas. Only 250 tickets will be sold. Call Shane Savant, (478)217-0139, or Brad Davis, (478)697-4044, to purchase. Sponsored by FBC Brotherhood Outdoor Ministries.  The church is located at 102 S Second St.

Shop for gifts, visit Santa, and more at the Cornerstone Market.

Cornerstone Church of Cochran will hold the Cornerstone Market December 2 from 9 am-5 pm at the Cochran Bleckley Arts Alliance, 113 E Dykes St.  Gift wrapping, jewelry, crafts, clothes, food, hot coco, and more will be available.  Visit with Santa from 2-4 pm.

Hop aboard the Winter Wonderland Express November 30.

Ride a train into the world of Christmas at the Winter Wonderland Express November 30, December 2, 8-9 at Heartland EMS, 256 Lucas Road in Cochran from 5-8 pm.  Take pictures with your favorite fairy tale characters, write letters to Santa, and more. Admission $5 per person, children under 1 free. Sponsored by Princesses with a Purpose, hosted by Pilot Club of Cochran.

Local church holding fall festival Saturday.

Bethany Baptist Church will hold a fall festival November 11 from 5-7 pm. Activities include a barrel train ride, hay ride, face painting, cupcake walk, and more. The church is located at 608 Highway 26 E across from Bleckley County Middle School.