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Pilot Club Lite-a-Lite will benefit scholarships for BCHS students.

The Pilot Club of Cochran is currently selling lights for the annual Lighting of the Christmas tree ceremony that will take place December 1 at 6 pm in front of the Chamber of Commerce on Second Street. Cost is $1 and can be purchased in honor or memory of someone. Proceeds will be used to fund scholarships for 3-5 Bleckley County High School Seniors. Checks, made payable to Pilot Club of Cochran, along with forms,  can be mailed to, Pilot Club of Cochran, PO Box 814, Cochran, GA 31014 before December 1

Church opening food bank to local residents November 17.

Faith Temple Precious Faith Ministries will open their food bank to local residents November 17 from 4-5 pm.  For more information, call Sherri Ligon, (478)298-2844.  The church is located at 383 GA 87 in Cochran.

Local travel team Crush works out with Middle Georgia State softball.

Local travel team Crush works out with Middle Georgia State softball.

Crush 04 recently changed their name to Middle GA Crush 04 to help differentiate themselves from numerous travel softbal teams with the name "Crush."  This week, players got some valuable experience, working out for three nights with the Middle Georgia State Knights softball team.  "It was a great experience for our girls," said head coach Kevin Wimberly.  The team will be in action Saturday at the USSSA Cordele Slam.

Frightfully good fun in Cochran.

Frightfully good fun in Cochran.

The area around Second Street in Cochran was abuzz with Halloween activity Tuesday night.  People going door to door for treats, First Baptist Church had a fall festival, and other things in the area, including an old school freak show.  Click here to view pictures.

Cochran church announces additions to ministry staff.

Strong Tower Ministries annnounced Monday they had added a pair of Associate/Worship Pastors as well as a Director of Student Ministries.  To read more, click here.

Checking out the books for sale.

Checking out the books for sale.

Cochran-Bleckley Friends of the Library held their annual Fall Old Book Sale at the old Bleckley County Hig School Library Saturday.  Proceeds from the event will go toward the Tessie W Norris/Cochran-Bleckley Library. Friends of the Library, along with the Cochran Women's Club, will host a book signing with Cochran native Melanie Dempsey Tuesday at 7 pm in the Tessie W Norris Library conference room.

Local travel team does well in season debut.

Local travel team does well in season debut.

Bleckley-based Crush 04 made their season debut at the USSSA Pink Out played at Southern Pines in Dublin.  They officially were now a 14-u team after playing one 14-u tournament last season.  After going undefeated during the day, Crush's lone loss came in the title game against Middle GA Impact.  Trailing 5-4 in the final inning, Impact scored four runs with two outs to seal the game.