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Cornerstone Church of Cochran to celebrate seventh anniversary with "welcome back" service.

May 3 will be the seventh anniversary for Cornerstone Church of Cochran. The church will celebrate that milestone by holding in-person services, their first since the COVID-19 pandemic. It starts at 10:45 am. The church is located at 129 E. Beech Street.

New program offered by Middle Georgia State makes it easier for parapros to become teachers.

The online/weekend track to the Bachelor of Science in Elementary/Special Education will allow parapros to earn their degrees while still keeping their current job. Click here for more.

Mobile COVID-19 testing unit coming to Cochran.

The South Central Health District will have a mobile COVID-19 testing unit at the Bleckley County Health Department, 152 Eighth Street, April 30 and May 5 from 9 am-1 pm. The unit will be set up in front of a tent at the department. Anyone experiencing even the mildest of COVID-19 symptoms (IE: sore throat, fever) can drive up and be tested without a doctor's referral. Call (478)275-6545 for more information.

BCMS named "Capturing Kids Hearts" National Showcase School.

The Flip Flippen Group announced Friday that BCMS was one of three schools in Georgia to be named a "National Showcase School" for using the "Capturing Kids Hearts" processes.  Click here for more.

Lassiter "couldn't be more proud" of Fromm being drafted to NFL.

Of the many people who were cheering when Jake Fromm was drafted by the Buffalo Bills, some of the loudest probably came from his high school coach and friend Von Lassiter.  Click here for more.

 

Donations sought for signs on courthouse square that will honor BCHS seniors.

With COVID-19 cancelling school and cutting short the year for this year’s BCHS seniors, a group of senior parents are trying to honor the class of 2020. They’re purchasing signs which Commissioner Bob Brockman has said can be placed on the courthouse lawn for a couple of weeks. Donations are sought to help pay for the signs. They can be left in the black mailbox behind the courthouse next to the handicap parking area. You can also contact Paige Baggs, (478)230-2221, to donate or for more information.

Bethany Baptist officially reopening to public May 3.

Bethany Baptist Church will officially open its doors to the public with an in-person service May 3 at 11 am.  Those attending are asked to practice social distancing.  The church is located at 608 GA 26 East in Cochran.