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BCMS Theatre Classes spring musical Tuesday.

Bleckley County Middle School theatre classes will perform their spring musical "Disco Knights" May 11 at 6 pm in the high school auditorium. Admission is $3 for adults, $1 for students ages 4 and up. Masks are required for all audience members.

Local church holding talent show April 25.

Bethany Baptist Church will hold a talent show April 25 at 6 pm. The public is invited to attend.  Bethany is located at 608 GA 26 East in Cochran.

Mobile Food Pantry returning April 20.

The Mobile Food Pantry will return to Cochran April 20 at 9:30 am behind the Cotton Museum Gazebo on Third Street.  Supplies are limited.  Motorists are asked to remain in their vehicles upon arrival.  Don't enter from Cherry or Dykes Streets.  To volunteer, contact Pamela Moore, (478)934-4300, pmoore@bleckleyschools.org 

Local church holding Revive Conference April 16.

House of Grace Church will hold a Revive Conference featuring singer and speaker JJ Weeks April 16 at 7 pm.  The church is located at 133 Jac Arts Road in Cochran.

Day before Easter fun.

Day before Easter fun.

With things slowly returning to normal, some churches held egg hunts the day before Easter, a longstanding tradition. Mt. Calvary Baptist Church held one Saturday afternoon. Following the telling of the Easter story, children spanned out to hunt for eggs filled with candy and prizes. Grilled hot dogs awaited everyone once the hunt was done. Mt. Calvary will hold a Sunrise Service tomorrow at 7 am, followed by breakfast. An outdoor Easter service held under a tent starts at 11.

Local church resumes Easter tradition.

Local church resumes Easter tradition.

Christ Chapel Cochran’s annual community Easter egg hunt had become a tradition over the past few years. Held at the rec, department, it would feature games and thousands of eggs, sometimes dropped by helicopter. Like many events, it was a casualty of COVID-19 in 2020. Saturday, the event returned. While there wasn’t a helicopter drop, there were games and thousands of eggs for children to gather. Christ Chapel has moved to a new building, the former New Life Church of God location at 335 West Dykes Street. The church will host Sunrise Service April 4 at 7:30 am, and an Easter service entitled “Resurrection Sunday and Raised to Life Baptisms” at 10:30.

Current listing of Easter services and events at local churches.

A current listing of Easter services and events can be found by clicking here.  To add your church's event email BleckleyProgress@aol.com or bleckleyprogress@gmail.com