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Lady Royals get good pitching, enough hitting, in season debut.

Lady Royals get good pitching, enough hitting, in season debut.

With COVID-19 preventing scrimmages against other teams, Thursday was the literal season debut for this year's Lady Royals. The team got a five-hit shutout from Addisyn Keel and hits when they had to in order to defeat Fitzgerald 4-0.  Click here to read more.

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Financial items, personnel matters, discussed at called BOE meeting.

Though it only took 36 minutes, Wednesday night's called Bleckley County Board of Education dealt with a couple of relatively important financial items and some updates to personnel for the upcoming school year.  Click here for more.

Volunteers sought to assist with upcoming food bank.

Middle Georgia Food Bank, in cooperation with Communities in Schools, the Downtown Development Authority, and the Chamber of Commerce, will have a mobile food pantry on August 20. If you would like to assist with breaking down the food shipment into smaller boxes, assist people with filling out paperwork, traffic control, or loading food into vehicles, please contact Pamela Moore. (478)934-4300, pmoore@bleckleyschools.org

A glint of good news, but lots more bad.

Even though there's been interest in the farmland itself, my bad luck continues.  Click here for more.

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Finances, fall sports discussed at rec. board meeting.

Finances, fall sports discussed at rec. board meeting.

As has been the case for many meetings, the financial state of the rec. department was discussed at Monday night's monthly board meeting. The board also discussed upcoming fall sports.  Click here for more.

Called Board of Education meeting this Wednesday.

There will be a called Bleckley County Board of Education meeting August 6 at 6 pm in the board meeting room. A tweet by the district states the meeting's purpose is to act on personnel matters, approve the purchase of a school bus, approve new meal costs for non-students, and act on any other business to come before the board.

Busy morning fundraising for Lady Royals softball team.

Busy morning fundraising for Lady Royals softball team.

BCHS softball held a car wash and bake sale Saturday morning at Citizens Bank of Cochran. Turnout for the car wash was so good, the team didn't wash their final vehicle until 11:55 am. The Lady Royals open the season at home Thursday versus Fitzgerald at 5:30 pm.