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Special music at Empire Pentecostal Holiness Church October 28.

Pastor J. Brian Williams and the congregation of Empire Pentecostal Holiness Church extend a special invitation to visit October 28. Gospel quartet The Diplomats will be performing at 10:30 am. Empire Pentecostal is located at 101 Church Street.

Christ Chapel Cochran Fall Family Festival Sunday.

Christ Chapel Cochran will hold a Fall Family Festival October 21 from 4-7 pm at the Cochran Bleckley Recreation Department, 330 West Dykes Street.  Attractions include food trucks, inflatables, trunk or treat, and games.

Former BCHS softball player to continue career at UGA.

Former Bleckley and current Gordon State softball player Hannah Coulter has "Committed to the G." Coulter announced via social media Thursday she'll be continuing her career with the University of Georgia in 2019. As a freshman, Coulter hit .312 with 10 doubles, three home runs, and 43 RBI. She was a first team selection to the NJCAA All Region Team.

BCHS falls in second round of playoffs.

BCHS falls in second round of playoffs.

The Lady Royals were unable to secure a second straight elite eight berth, losing to Harlem by scores of 10-7 and 8-0.  To read more, click here.

Dive into reading at Bleckley Primary Literacy Night.

Bleckley Primary will hold Literacy Night October 25 from 4-6 pm.  Theme is "Dive into reading."  Shop at the book fair, win books at the book walk, swap out your old books for different ones at the book swap.  There will also be a variety of literacy games available.  Drawing for a $10 gift certificate to the book fair for BCPS students will be held, frst 50 to attend will receive a prize.  The school is located at 259 Peter Street NE in Cochran.

A delayed yet successful Homecoming celebration at BCHS.

A delayed yet successful Homecoming celebration at BCHS.

Though Hurricane Michael forced the Royals Homecoming football game versus East Laurens to Monday night, it was still a good night for BC as they won 56-21.  Akira Fleming was crowned Homecoming Queen during halftime.

To read more on the game, click here.

Go here to view pictures of the court.

Craft fair will benefit church missions.

First Baptist Church of Cochran's Thread Bearers Ministry will hold a Holiday Craft Fair October 20 from 9 am-6 pm in the Fellowship Hall. Proceeds will benefit the Ministry Infrastructure Fund. Donations of homemade goods welcomed. Items sought include: blankets, baked goods, canned sauces, Christmas decor, baby and children's items, and kitchen wares. Items should be left in the Fellowship Hall by October 18. Call (478)230-2044 or (478)397-5131 for more information. First Baptist is located at 101 South Second Street.