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Fireworks light up the Cochran sky.

Fireworks light up the Cochran sky.

Christ Chapel Cochran held a fireworks show Sunday night as part of Memorial Day weekend.  Unoffiical estimates place the crowd at between 1,500 and 2,00 people.  To see more photos, click here.

Cochran church opening food bank tomorrow.

Faith Temple Precious Faith Ministries will open their food bank tomorrow from 4-5 pm for local residents.  The church is located at 383 GA 87.  For more information, call Sheri Ligon, (478)298-2844.

Cochran church holding Memorial Day Weekend Fireworks Show.

Christ Chapel Cochran, 330 W Dykes St, will hold a fireworks show May 28 at 9 pm.  Bring lawn chairs for seating. Fireworks show as well as music.  Free soft drinks and bottled water, free gifts for children.

Cochran church to honor veterans, graduates May 28.

Turner Chapel AME Church will hold a pair of special services May 28 honoring the memory of those who served as well as graduating seniors.   Deceased veterans will be recognized during the 11 am service.  A baccalaureate service with School Superintendent Steve Smith as guest speaker will take place at 2:30 pm that afternoon.  Call Doris Harris, (478)397-4797, for information on either.  The church is located at 163 N Second St in Cochran.

Vacation Bible Schools at local churches starting week of Memorial Day.

Salem Baptist Church in Cochran will get an early start on Vacation Bible School this yer.  Theirs will be held May 29-June 2.  To read more, and learn when several other local churches will be holding Vacation Bible School, click here.

Upcoming events at the Cochran library.

Story Time at the Tessie W. Norris/Cochran Bleckley Library will be May 17 at 10 am.  Presented by the Bleckley County Retied Eductators, reader will be Dorthy Bland.  Also: registration for the 2017 Summer Reading Program will be May 15-29.  The theme is "Build a Better World."  It's free and open to children in preschool through middle school.  Call the library for more information, (478)934-2904.

Cochran church celebrating Homecoming May 7.

Salem Baptist Church, located 107 Emergency Rd 450R, will celebrate Homecoming during their 11 am service May 7.  Former pastor Billy Todd will be guest speaker.  Lunch to follow in the Fellowship Hall.