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Churches holding fifth Sunday night sings June 30.

Two Bleckley churches are holding fifth Sunday night sing events June 30 with both starting at 6 pm.  Jeff Cleghorn will be the featured musician at Limestone Baptist Church's fifth Sunday night sing.  The church is located at 874 GA 257.  Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, located at 134 Abney Road, will have a fifth Sunday night sing featuring the combined choirs of Mt. Calvary, Bethany, Ruth, Salem, and Union Hill Baptist Churches.

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BCHS cheerleader makes GCCA Top 40.

Bleckley County High School senior cheerleader Anna Brown was selected to the Georgia Cheerleading Coaches Association top 40. She was one of four rising seniors nominated by head coach Heather Davis, and chosen from amongst nominations from head coaches in all classes. Brown will try out for a spot on the all state squad August 3 at Columbus State University.

Beta Club Show Choir wins national title.

Beta Club Show Choir wins national title.

The Bleckley County High School Beta Club Show Choir finished first at the national convention held in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  They made top five after a first performance Friday, and finished first following a performance Saturday morning.

Turner Chapel AME Church holding "gospel explosion" June 30.

Turner Chapel AME Church located at 163 N Seventh Street in Cochran will hold a gospel explosion event June 30 at 5 pm.  Featuring local and area performers, it's also a fundraiser for the church building fund.  Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door.  Admission includes entry into a raffle for a 32-inch flat screen TV.  Refreshments served.  Purchase tickets by calling (478)397-4797.

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Local students make Middle Georgia State President's, Dean's Lists for Spring 2019.

Middle Georgia State announced the spring 2019 semester President's and Dean's Lists Thursday.  To see students from Cochran who made both, click here.

Church helps feed football players physically and spiritually.

Church helps feed football players physically and spiritually.

Bleckley County High School football hosted OTA's Wednesday with several other schools.  That night, First Baptist Church held an outdoor event for the players and coaches.  Pizza, bottled water, plenty of snacks.  Plus, an FCA event was held featuring the church praise band as well as two guest speakers.

Local students receive scholarships from OFTC Foundation South.

Local students receive scholarships from OFTC Foundation South.

(Photos courtesy news release.) Two Bleckley students attending Oconee Fall Line Technical College were awarded scholarships by the Oconee Fall Line Technical College Foundation South. Amber Mullis was one of two students to receive the Bill and Vickie Cheek Heartland EMS Scholarship. Summer Ridley received the Bleckley Memorial Allied Health Scholarship.