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Artist shares inspirations, influences for paintings at galley talk.

Artist shares inspirations, influences for paintings at galley talk.

Middle Georgia State University’s Peacock Gallery hosted a gallery talk and reception for the opening of Dan Stepp’s exhibition “South of Eden.” Stepp spoke to students about the inspirations and influences behind his paintings on display as well as answered questions. The exhibition will be on display through January 17. Peacock Gallery is located on the first floor of Russell Auditorium. It’s open 8 am-5:30 pm Monday through Thursday, 8 am-noon on Fridays.

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House of Grace to offer free Thanksgiving meal to needy.

House of Grace Church will offer a free Thanksgiving meal to the homeless or anyone in need November 28 from 11 am-2 pm. Though the meal will be offered at their Hawkinsville campus, 83 Liberty Street, free transportation from Cochran will be offered. Anyone needing a ride should be at the Flash Foods on Second Street at 10:30 am. Call Greshian Humphries, (404)456-5340 for more information. If possible, you are also asked to call if transportation is needed to ensure there will be enough room available.

BCHS Cheerleaders finish third at state.

BCHS Cheerleaders finish third at state.

It was an emotional two days for the Bleckley County High School competition cheerleading squad.  At sectionals November 15, BC didn't have their best performance but qualified for the finals as fourth seed.  The next morning, BCHS hit everything in their routine and finished just one point away from a state title.

 

To read coverage from Friday, click here.  Saturday coverage can be found here.

Royals fall to Fitzgerald in round one of state.

BCHS saw their football season end with a 30-12 loss to Fitzgerald Friday night. Arkenzio Hayes had 63 yards on 13 carries, plus 5.5 total tackles, five solo. Jakob Hill also had five tackles, five solo. Bleckley finishes the season 7-4.

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New art exhibition opening in MGA Peacock Gallery November 18.

A gallery talk and opening reception for the Dan Stepp Art Exhibition "South of Eden" will be held November 18 at 6 pm inside Middle Georgia State University's Peacock Gallery located on the first floor of Russell Hall on the Cochran campus. The exhibition will be on display through January 17, 2020. Gallery hours are 8 am-5:30 pm, Monday through Thursday and 8 am to noon on Fridays (excluding university holidays.)

Pair of churches holding special services November 24.

Two Cochran churches will be holding special PM services on November 24. Limestone Baptist Church located at 874 GA 257 will hold their "Hanging of the Green" service to mark the start of the season of Advent at 6 pm. First Baptist Church will hold a community Thanksgiving service at 6 pm in the Fellowship Hall featuring music by the FBC Praise Band and special message by Pastor Keith Rustin. The church is located at 102 S. Second Street.

BCHS basketball teams split scrimmage games.

BCHS basketball teams split scrimmage games.

BCHS split a pair of scrimmage games against Peach County played at home Tuesday night.  The girls won 45-43 and the boys lost 75-59.  Bleckley opens the regular season November 16 at home against Veterans High School at 1 pm.