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Bleckley Elementary Winter Festival February 1.

Bleckley Elementary will hold their annual Winter Festvial February 1 from 5:30-7:30 pm.  Bingo, Hay Ride, Happy Hair, Pizza Parlor, Bouncy Obsticle Course, much more.  Auction with over 50 items.  Admission $2.  Rides four for $1, or 25 for $5.

Story Time at the Library January 17.

Story Time at the Tessie W. Norris/Cochran-Bleckley Library will be January 17 at 10 am.  Presented by the Bleckley County Retired Educators, reader will be Lynne Sanders.

Sharing the light of the Christmas story.

Sharing the light of the Christmas story.

Macedonia Baptist Church held their sixth annual living nativity Saturday night.  The theme was "Share the Light."  To read more, click here.

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.