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Gospel sing benefiting church children's ministry postponed.

Strong Tower Ministries of Cochran has postponed tomorrow night's benfeit gospel sing for the children's minnistry on the courthouse square due to the threat of rain.  They invite everyone to come to free bingo night that will be held at their church, 186 E Dykes St from 6-8 pm.

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Bleckley BOE adopts policy requiring background checks, accepts principal's resignation.

At Tuesday's monthly meeting, the Bleckley Board of Education approved a policy that will require new employees as well as parents acting as chaperones to get background checks.  They also accepted the resgination of Blckley Elementary principal Janet Moe.

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Local students make MGA spring semester President's, Dean's, Lists.

Middle Georgia State University recently announced their 2017 Spring Semester President's and Dean's Lists.  To see Cochran students who made both, click here.

Cochran church to host speaker on human trafficking.

Cochran native and Executive Director of Sacred Roots Farm Sam Haupt will be the guest speaker at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church for their 11 am service June 25.  Haupt will be speaking about human trafficking and the new Scared Roots Farm ministry.  Mt. Calvary is located at 134 Abney Rd.

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Bleckley Summer Theatre Camp holding community performances of "High School Musical."

Children in this year's Bleckley Summer Theatre Camp will perform their selection, Disney's High School Musical,at House of Grace Church 133 Jac Arts Road, June 23 and 24.  Times are 7 pm both days, with a 2 pm matinee that Saturday.  Admission is $5 adults, $3 for children 12 and under.

Local travel team does well at USFA state tournament.

Local travel team does well at USFA state tournament.

Crush 04 played in the USFA Class C State tournament held this past weekend in Columbus.  The team finished third.

Local teen wins national Bible drill competition.

Local teen wins national Bible drill competition.

NenaBeth Mickle won the National Youth Bible Drill Competition held June 16 in Brunswick. Mickle won the state competition held earlier this month in Stone Mountain. She was one of 12 competitors. Bible Drills are a combination of being able to find certain chapters and scriptures in the Bible (IE: 1 Corinthians 6:9) as well as recite certain scriptures from memory. Participants had eight seconds to accomplish the task. Mickle is the first Georgia representative to ever win national competition. She's the 13-year old daughter of Jeff and Joyce Mickle of Cochran.