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Chamber of Commerce, MGSC to host "Rockin' Cochran."

The Cochran-Bleckley Chamber of Commerce and Middle Georgia State College will host "Rockin' Cochran" September 16 from4-8 pm.  It's designed to show college students the benefits of shopping in downtown Cochran. Sodexo dining service  will serve dinner there and the college will provide transportation to students interested in attending.  Acivities include music, food, and a photo booth.

Contact the chamber, 478-934-2965, for more information.

Cochran church to hold motorcycle fellowship ride.

Cornerstone Church of Cochran will hold a motorcyle fellowship ride September 27.  Registration at the church (106 W. Dykes Street)  begins at 8:30 am, kickstands up at 10 am.  Cost is $25 per rider, $5 per passenger.  Lunch will be provided.  Proceeds benefit the church building fund.  Call 478-246-9975 for more information.

Cochran Masons selling catfish plates.

Cochran Masonic Lodge 217 F&AM is selling catfish plates.  The plates will be available September 13 from 4-7 pm to either pick up or enjoy at the lodge, 217 Masonic Drive.  Cost is $8 and includes catfish fillet, fries, coleslaw, and hush puppies.  Proceeds benefit local charities.  To purchase tickets, 478-934-7236.

Cochran Motor Speedway welcomes the Shriners.

Cochran Motor Speedway welcomes the Shriners.

The Cochran/Bleckley Shrine Club was Cochran Motor Speedway's Charity of the Month and was featured during Saturday's races.  The Shriners were set up behind the track selling toys as well as David Ragan apparel.  The #6 Shrine Car of Ragan's was on display.  There was also a 50/50 raffle for fans and a driver's raffle for a set of tires.

Track announcer Pastor Todd Shearin had the group on the track before the races began and had them issue the command "Gentlemen, start your engines".  To learn more about the Shriners, visit their website.

Jay's Hope to be at Cochran Speedway

Jay's Hope Foundation is Cochran Motor Speedway's charity of the month and members from the Macon chapter will be at the races this Saturday night.  

A 50/50 raffle will be held.  Half the total will go to the winner, the other to Jay's Hope.  Drivers will have the opportunity to purchase raffle tickets for items such as tires.  

Foundation members will be recognized in a special pre-race ceremony.  Gates open at 4 p.m., races begin at 8.

To learn more about Jay's Hope and their efforts to raise money for children battling cancer, visit the website.

Women's group to share ministry at Cochran church

Women's group to share ministry at Cochran church

Potter's House for Women will share their ministry during the 11 am service at Cochran First United Methodist Church on August 31.  

The church is located at 119 East Dykes Street.  For more information on Potter's House for Women, visit their website.

Longtime Cochran businessman to be honored by city and county

Longtime Cochran businessman to be honored by city and county

Longime Cochran businessman Ranny Cannon, along with his wife Rene, will be recognized by both the city and county in recognition of his support and efforts August 29 at 10 a.m. on the courthouse square.  

The public is invited to attend.