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Cochran church to host bluegrass band

Bethany Baptist Church will welcome Jess Darsey and the Cabin Point Bluegrass Band October 26 at 6 pm. Bethany is located at 608 Highway 26 East in Cochran.

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BCHS to celebrate Homecoming Friday night.

Bleckley County High School will crown their 2014 Homecoming Queen during halftime of Friday's home football game versus Monticello.  Shonteria Smalls is the reigning queen.  To see the court, click here.

Cochran book sale organizers say Saturday's was most successful.

Cochran book sale organizers say Saturday's was most successful.

Cochran-Bleckley Friends of the Library held their annual Old Book Sale Saturday at the old BCHS library. Volunteers said that Saturday's was their most successful.  They attributed it partially to people in town for the middle school state cross country meet coming to shop.

Money raised Saturday will go toward the Tessie W. Norris/Cochran-Bleckley Library.   To learn more about Friends of the Library, visit them on Facebook.

Dancing in the street on a Saturday night.

Dancing in the street on a Saturday night.

The Cochran-Bleckley CountryFest was capped with the annual street dance Saturday night.  Music was provided by the Bleckley-based Double Barrell Band.  Hundreds came out to listen and dance to songs such as Gimmie Three Steps by Lynard Skynard as well as Darius Rucker's Wagon Wheel.

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Mistakes again factor as Royals lose at Macon County.

Mistakes again factor as Royals lose at Macon County.

Macon County got a touchdown with a short field after a second quarter batched punt and also capitalized on a fourth quarter intercepted halfback pass as Bleckley lost 28-0 Friday night.  They also missed four of five fourth down conversions.  Anthony Wright had 52 yards on 19 carries.

BCHS will celebrate Homecoming October 24 against Monticello.  Kickoff is 7:30 pm.

Curtain rises on BCHS One Act Play performances.

Curtain rises on BCHS One Act Play performances.

Bleckley County High School held the first of four community performances of their One Act Play selection Bye Bye Birdie.  It's a musical comedy about Conrad Birdie who visits Sweet Apple Ohio to deliever "one last kiss" to a fan before going into the Army.  

To read more and see more photos, click here.

Fourth annual Toys for Tots Benefit Car Show November 15.

The fourth annual Toys for Tots car show will be held November 15 in the Bleckley County High School parking lot. Registration is at 10 am with the show starting at noon.  The entry fee is one new, unwrapped toy.  There will be a 50/50 raffle.  Admission is free to spectators.

Contact Chris Arnold, 478-308-9257, mapleredta@gmail.com, for more information.  You can also learn about the car show by visiting it online.