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BCHS falls in second round of playoffs.

BCHS falls in second round of playoffs.

The Lady Royals were unable to secure a second straight elite eight berth, losing to Harlem by scores of 10-7 and 8-0.  To read more, click here.

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Dive into reading at Bleckley Primary Literacy Night.

Bleckley Primary will hold Literacy Night October 25 from 4-6 pm.  Theme is "Dive into reading."  Shop at the book fair, win books at the book walk, swap out your old books for different ones at the book swap.  There will also be a variety of literacy games available.  Drawing for a $10 gift certificate to the book fair for BCPS students will be held, frst 50 to attend will receive a prize.  The school is located at 259 Peter Street NE in Cochran.

A delayed yet successful Homecoming celebration at BCHS.

A delayed yet successful Homecoming celebration at BCHS.

Though Hurricane Michael forced the Royals Homecoming football game versus East Laurens to Monday night, it was still a good night for BC as they won 56-21.  Akira Fleming was crowned Homecoming Queen during halftime.

To read more on the game, click here.

Go here to view pictures of the court.

Craft fair will benefit church missions.

First Baptist Church of Cochran's Thread Bearers Ministry will hold a Holiday Craft Fair October 20 from 9 am-6 pm in the Fellowship Hall. Proceeds will benefit the Ministry Infrastructure Fund. Donations of homemade goods welcomed. Items sought include: blankets, baked goods, canned sauces, Christmas decor, baby and children's items, and kitchen wares. Items should be left in the Fellowship Hall by October 18. Call (478)230-2044 or (478)397-5131 for more information. First Baptist is located at 101 South Second Street.

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Schools in Cochran to reopen Monday.

Bleckley Schools will resume normal operations tomorrow.  According to a Tweet sent out by the school district Saturday afternoon, power had been restored to all campuses.

BCMS runner wins individual state title.

BCMS runner wins individual state title.

Luke Churchwell, an eighth grade member of the Bleckley County Middle School boys cross country team, placed first overall in the small school division of the Georgia Middle School State Cross Country Championships held Saturday in Cochran.  The boys team finished second.

Cochran-Bleckley CountryFest October 20.

The 2018 Cochran-Bleckley CountryFest, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce will take place October 20.  Most activities will be held on Third and Cherry streets.  New for this year, the annual Wheen 'N For Tots Car Show.  It'll be on Second Street, a registration form can be found here.   Also new, a corn hole tournament to be held in the chamber parking lot on Thrd street at 2 pm.

Festival runs from 10 am-5 pm.  Food, arts and crafts, kids area, more.  Street dance starts at 4 with Mama and Them, followed by Entaraj from 6-9 pm.   Call the chamber for more information, (478)934-2965.