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Cochran Masons Fish Fry April 29.

Cochran Masonic Lodge #217 will hold a Fish Fry at the lodge, 217 Masonic Drive, April 29 from 4-7 pm.  Cost is $8 per plate for fish fillets, fries, cole slaw, and hush puppies.  Dine in or carry out available.  To purchase in advance, call (478)934-7236 and leave a message.  Proceeds will benefit local charity.

Jazz Knights at the Arts Alliance April 29.

The Cochran Bleckley Arts Alliance will host the second and final Jazz Knights of the season April 29 featuring the music of the Middle Georgia State University Jazz Enesemble.  Admission is free, donations accepted.  Refreshments will be available.  Doors open at 7:30 pm, entertainment starts at 8.  

BCHS student wins Golden Eagle Award.

BCHS student wins Golden Eagle Award.

Bleckley County High School senior Ellen Powell won the Athelics Award at the 39th Annual Golden Eagle Awards sponsored by the Macon Telegraph held Tuesday night.  Powell has numerous running achievements during her career including four straight individual region titles in cross country.

Friends of the Library Beekeepers Presentation April 26.

Cochran Bleckley Friends of the Library will host a presentation from the Middle Georgia State University Beekeepers April 26 at 7 pm in the conference room of the Tessie W. Norris Library.  It will feature oral and poster presentations from both university faculty and students.  Refreshments will be available.

Students make grand entrance for final prom.

Students make grand entrance for final prom.

Bleckley County High School prom was held Saturday night.  Hundreds gathered around the bus ramp to watch students make their entrance.  Some arrived in limos.  A few came in horse drawn carriages.  Each student (or couple) was announced by principal Trey Belflower.

Football teammates Gage Byram and Cody Evans chose to make a unique entrance.  Upon being announced, they proceeded to throw cash into the air as they walked toward the entrance.  It drew a loud cheer and had children scrambling to collect the cash.

To see more photos from Saturday, click here.

Cochran church to open Food Bank.

Faith Temple Precious Faith Ministries will open their food bank for local residents April 22 from 4-5 pm.  For more information, call Sherri Ligon, (478)298-2844.  The church is located at 383 GA 87.

Cochran community blood drive April 11.

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive April 11 from 2-7 pm in the main building of the County Extension Office, 165 E. Peacock St.  To make an appointment online, visit redcrossblood.org and use sponsor code "Bleckley."