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Cancer awareness ceremony to be held before BCHS football game.

It will be cancer awareness night Friday when Bleckley hosts Dublin High School.  Before the game, a ceremony honoring survivors of both breast and prostate cancer as well as rememberance of those lost, will be held. Survivors and their families are invited to be on the field.  Line up near the players entrance tunnel at 7:15 pm.

Fund set up for Cochran man needing kidney transplant.

Reed Floyd recently discovered he was born with one kidney. Due to medical issues, he is in need of a kidney transplant. To collect donations, the Reed Floyd Kidney Transplant Fund has been set up at Citizen's Bank and Trust, 127 South Sixth St in Cochran.   Contact Jenelle Floyd with any questions, (478)230-1821.

Heading for the first roundup.

Heading for the first roundup.

Salem Baptist Church in Cochran held a registration roundup for Awana Wednesday night.  Awana is a global nonprofit children and youth ministry that teaches love and service to Christ.  There were games including panning for gold and the Fellowship Hall became a "Chuck Wagon" with bagged BBQ sandwiches.

Classes begin September 7 and will be weekly from 6:45-8 pm.  They're offered for children in preschool through 12th grade.

Cochran church women' group raising funds for conference.

House of Grace Women's Group will hold a donation-only car wash Saturday from 9 am-12:30 pm at Citizens Bank of Cochran, 124 E Dykes St.  Proceeds will go toward their ucpoming women's conference.

Cochran Rec. Department registering children for fall baseball, softball leagues.

The Cochran Bleckley Rec. Department is currently accepting registration for fall baseball and softball leagues. Cost is $55 and is for ages 4-12.  Age control dates (to determine what league the child plays in are) 1/01/17 for softball, 5/01/17 for baseball.  Call (478)934-3225 for more information.  Deadline to register is September 2.

Cochran church opening food bank August 19.

Faith Temple Precious Faith Ministries located at 383 GA 87 in Cochran will open their food bank to local residents August 19 from 4:30-5:30 pm.  Call Sherri Ligon, (478)298-2844, for more information.

Cochran community blood drive August 7.

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 2-7 pm in the Bleckley 4-H main office, 169 E Peacock St.  To make an appointment online, go to redcrossblood.org  and use sponsor code "Bleckley."