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Bleckley Retired Educators meeting May 1.

Bleckley County Retired Educators will hold their final monthly meeting until fall May 1 at noon in the main room of the county extension office, 165 E Peacock Street.  Contact Kathy Jones, (478)230-7047,  by April 28 to confirm your meal.

Meet the 2019 competition and football squad cheerleaders, and how you can support them this season.

Click here to see who will be on the sidelines supporting BCHS during football games, who'll be on the blue mat Saturdays trying to help bring a state title to Cochran, and how you can help them with expenses for the upcoming season.

Cochran blood drive has good day.

Cochran blood drive has good day.

The American Red Cross held their quarterly blood drive Monday afternoon at the county extension office. Organizers said 35 people had donated around 5:30 pm, with more arriving. Those donating could pick up a "Game of Thrones" themed poster. The next drive is June 17.

Look at the eggs falling from the sky.

Look at the eggs falling from the sky.

Christ Chapel Cochran held their annual helictopter egg drop Saturday at the Cochran Bleckley Recreation Department.  The eggs were dropped onto the back fields were football and soccer games are played.   Kip McGuire, member of Christ Chapel, rode along in the helicopter to deliver the eggs that were quickly collected by children.

Cochran church opening food bank April 23.

Cornerstone Church of Cochran's Love Center Food Bank will be open on April 23 from 11 am to 2 pm, while supplies last.  A promotional flyer states anyone needing "a free box of food and love" should come to the church parking lot, 129 E. Beech Street.

Red Cross Blood Drive April 22.

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive in the main bulding of the Bleckley County Extension Office, 165 E. Peacok St. April 22 from 2 to 7 pm.  Appointments can be made online by going to redcrossblood.org and using the sponsor code "Cochran."  Streamline your donation experience by going to redcrossblood.org/rapidpass to complete your pre-donation reading and health history questions the day of your appointment.

Bake sale will benefit Royal Singers trip to music competition.

The BCHS Royal Singers will hold a bake sale in the Pre-K parking lot, 242 East Dykes Street, on April 20 from 9 am to 2 pm. Proceeds will benefit their May trip to the OrlandoFest music competition.