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Upcoming readers for Story Time at the Cochran Library

Upcoming readers for Story Time at the Cochran Library

Here's an updated list of readers for story time at the Tessie W. Norris/Cochran-Bleckley Library.  All are presented by Trinity Episcopal Church and each week's reading starts at 10 a.m.

  • July 23- Lindsay Holloway.  
  • July 30- Joy Fisher.  
  • August 13- Vernon and Joan Wiggins.  
  • August 20- Dale and Kathy Jones.  
  • August 27- Marge Ahearn.

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School supply lists for Bleckley schools

School supply lists for Bleckley schools

Children in Bleckley county return to school August 7.  

To find out what school supplies teachers require for Bleckley Primary, Bleckley Elmentary, and Bleckley County Middle School, click here.

3rd Annual Arlene Pittman Memorial Race scheduled for Cochran Motor Speedway

3rd Annual Arlene Pittman Memorial Race scheduled for Cochran Motor Speedway

By Willis Wombles

Cochran Motor Speedway Owner Chris Martin announces the 3rd Annual  Arlene Pittman Memorial Race is schduled for this Sat. July 26th at His 1/2 mile dirt facility. " We are pleased to host this event in honor of a great lady in stock car racing, that lost Her life due to cancer.

History will be made as We are bringing in Bobby Piper's Southern Outlaw Crate Late Models for Their first ever race at Cochran Motor Speedway,  paying $2,000 to win. We expect a record number of participants, as We will be the only dirt track racing in Middle Ga. this Sat.. Also, We have posted $1,000 to win in Super Street, Bomber, Sportsman, & Pure Stock. In addition We are having the Georgia Legends appear for the first time of the 2014 season along with Power Wheel Racing for the  Kids during intermission.

Runoff elections set for Tuesday

Runoff elections set for Tuesday

July runoffs are Tuesday. Polls open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.

Here is a breakdown of the races to be decided this month.

U.S Senate Race: Republican Runoff

Rep. Jack Kingston

David Perdue

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Bleckley kids show off their talent

Bleckley kids show off their talent

"Bleckley's Got Talent' musc concert was held Friday night at the Cochran city auditorium.  Children from ages 4-13  performed.  They practiced that Thursday and Friday under the direction of Mi Waters and Kelli Greer.  

There were group numbers such as the Jackson 5's ABC as well as several solo acts and a trip doingThe Cup Song."

Krispy Kreme featuring Southern doughnuts

Krispy Kreme featuring Southern doughnuts

(WXIA) -- Krispy Kreme has rolled out two new doughnuts inspired by popular Southern dishes.

The Southen Summer Classics offerings will be available through Sunday, Aug. 31 at participating locations. They include:

Banana Pudding
A moist shell doughnut filled with banana Kreme filling, topped with a yellow icing that hints of the flavors inside and a vanilla wafer topping

Bleckley teen raising funds for Children's Miracle Network

Bleckley teen raising funds for Children's Miracle Network

Cochran native Rebecca Bunn is currently trying to enter the Miss Warner Robins Pageant that will be July 26 at the Homer J. Walker Civic Center in Warner Robins.  

Rather than pay a $100 entry fee, contestants are required to raise $100 for Children's Miracle Network.  

To learn more or donate in support of Bunn, click here.