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City resuming cutoff of utilities on delinquent accounts July 23.

The City of Cochran announced last week disconnection of utilities on delinquent accounts would resume July 23. Cutoffs had been suspended since March due to COVID-19. A post on the city Facebook page states payment arrangements may be considered on a case by case basis.

Cochran FUMC delaying return to in-person services due to ongoing coronavirus threat.

Cochran First United Methodist Church had originally planned to resume in-person services this Sunday. But a post on the church Facebook page Thursday stated they would be delaying the return until after July 13 "due to the continuing prevalence and threat of COVID-19 in our area."

Updated time for tomorrow's mobile food pantry in Cochran.

The pickup hours for tomorrow's food bank that will be located behind the Chamber of Commerce is 11 am to 1 pm.  Stay in your car to receive food.

DDA, former coach helping make downtown beautiful.

DDA, former coach helping make downtown beautiful.

If you've been downtown the past couple of days, you might've seen some of the sidewalks being pressure washed. The Cochran Downtown Development Authority authorized the project to help improve the area. You also might've seen American flags lined up along the sidewalk. Those flags honoring both current and former members of the military are a project started by former BCHS football coach Sam Barrs.

Bleckley Progress needs your help.

Things are very dire financially for Bleckley Progress.  Click here or here for more.

Cornerstone Church of Cochran food bank open tomorrow.

Cornerstone Church of Cochran will open their food bank tomorrow, handing out free pre-packed boxes of food tomorrow from 11 am-2 pm, while supplies last.  It will take place in the church parking lot, 129 East Beech Street.

Local travel team Surge Fastpitch has good return to the field.

Local travel team Surge Fastpitch has good return to the field.

After a near three-month layoff due to COVID-19, Surge Fastpitch returned to the field Saturday at CAMSPORTS-USA’s “The Gizmo” in Gray. The team played four pool games, with only one break between them. Seeded second in the silver bracket, the team defeated Rampage 5-3 to earn a title game berth. They had only 15-20 minutes before facing Georgia Girls 09 in the title game. The team showed clear signs of exhaust, giving up five runs in the first inning. However, they did only give up one more run the rest of the game, including working out a bases loaded, no outs jam one inning.