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City, county government offices to be closed for Thanksgiving.

Cochran City Hall will close November 24 and 25 in observance of Thanksgiving. The Bleckley County Courthouse will close at noon on November 24 and be closed that Thursday and Friday also. Cochran Bleckley Rec. Department offices will be closed this week in observance of Thanksgiving. Middle Georgia State University will close offices at 2:30 pm Wednesday, reopen the following Monday at 8 am.

City council votes to approve proposed tattoo/body art studio.

City council votes to approve proposed tattoo/body art studio.

At Tuesday night's monthly meeting, Cochran City Council voted 4-2 to issue a permitted use certificate to Shawn Ratley, clearing the way for him to begin the process of opening a tattoo/body art studio. Read more here.

County Commissioner meeting to be held in city auditorium.

Tomorrow's Bleckley County Commissioner meeting will be held inside the city auditorium (102 North Second Street) at 10 am.

County Commissioner meeting to be held in city auditorium.

The May 20 Bleckley County commissioner meeting will be held at 10 am inside the city auditorium located at 102 North Second Street.

City to allow public attendance at council meetings in May.

As Governor Brian Kemp will be removing limits on public gatherings on April 8, the City of Cochran will begin allowing the public to attend council meetings starting in May. According to a Facebook post, public attendance will be allowed starting with the May 11 meeting. Masks and social distancing will be required to attend. The April 12 meeting will still be closed to the public but streamed via Facebook Live.

News from the first city council meeting of 2021.

Several appointments were made and properties annexed as part of a busy first meeting of the year Tuesday night.  Read more here.

News from Tuesday's city council meeting.

It was another busy Cochran City Council meeting which included an ordinance resolution which will require non-residential properties to tie into city water, as well as a suggestion by one member for a curfew.  Read more here.