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Cochran Masons Pancake Breakfast May 7.

Cochran Masonic Lodge 217 F&AM will hold a pancake breakfast May 7 from 7-10 am at the lodge, 217 Masonic Drive.  Cost is $5 for all you can eat pancakes, sausage, coffee, tea, and orange juice.  Uniformed law enforcement and emergency personnel eat in for free.  All proceeds benefit the Joe Lassiter Secret Santa Fund.

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Touchdown Club selling hats to benefit BCHS football program.

Touchdown Club selling hats to benefit BCHS football program.

The Royal Touchdown Club are selling hats for $20.  Proceeds will benefit expenses for the team including equipment as well as pre and postgame food and drinks.  They can be purchased by stopping by Quick & Easy Lube & Wash located at 229 E. Dykes St.

BCHS baseball advances in playoffs.

BCHS baseball advances in playoffs.

Though Friday marked the fouth staight year Bleckley baseball had made the state playoffs, the last three times had not gone well.  BC had lost three straight series and six straight state playoff games.  All at home.

That changed Friday as the Royals defeated Early County by scores of 3-2 and 8-6 to advance for the first time since 2009.  They'll travel to Blarisville Wednesday to take on Union County in the second round.  Start time is TBD.

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Bleckley's Powell runs on to Mercer.

Bleckley's Powell runs on to Mercer.

BCHS runner Ellen Powell signed with Mercer University Friday.  Her scholarship was for track but she will also be a part of the cross country team.  Powell is a four-time individual region champion in cross country and a four-time reigon winner of both the 800 and 1600 meter run.  She also has two straight state titles in the 800 meter run.

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BCHS to hold tryouts for softball, game and competition cheer squads.

Tryouts for the 2016 Bleckley County High School softball team will be May 2-6 from 3:45-6 pm at the high school softball field.  Click here for more information.  BCHS Cheerleading will hold tryouts for the competition and game cheer squads May 9-13.  Click here for dates and specific details about requirements for trying out.

Gospel group to be part of Cochran church Homecoming.

Cochran Church of the Nazarene will celebrate Homecoming May 1.  Service starts at 10:30 am with special music by the Mark Dubbed Family.  Lunch to follow.  The church is located at 122 Bowman Road.

Ugandan Thunder Children's Choir at Ruth Baptist May 10.

The Ugandan Thunder Children's Choir will perform inside the Social Hall of Ruth Baptist Church May 10 at 6:30 pm.  For more information, call the church office, (478)934-3607.