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Time running out to register local children for Bleckley Pre K.

Bleckley Pre K announced Thursday that only a few slots remained for the upcoming school year and students with completed registration packets would be registered on a first come, first serve, basis.  After June 15, any open slots would be given to out of county students who've completed the registration process.  Documents required for registration are Birth Certificate; Social Security Card; Immunization Record (Form 3230); Vision, Hearing, Dental & Nutrition Record (Form 3300); Proof of Residence; and verification of Medicaid, Food Stamps, SSI, TANF, if applicable.

Registration is open at Bleckley Pre K, 242 E Dykes St, from 7:30 am-4 pm, Monday through Thursday.  Call (478)934-9094 with any questions.

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Bleckley Summer Theatre Camp to present High School Musical.

Bleckey Summer Theatre Camp is returning June 16-23 for children ages 4-13.  This year's selection is Disney's High School Musical.  The camp will be held at House of Grace, 133 Jac Arts Road in Cochran.  Camp dates are June 16-23, with performances at 7 pm on that Friday, as well as at 2 and 7 pm on June 24.  Cost is $125 per child, $25 late fee applied if registering after due date of June 12.  Cost includes snack, lunch, and T-Shirt.

Forms, downloadable by clicking here, should be mailed with payment to 231 Country Club Rd, Cochran, GA 31014.  For more information, including how to pay electronically via Paypal, call Kelli Greer, (478)972-2023.

Cochran church holding Revival services June 5-7.

Faith Temple Precious Faith Ministries will hold Revival services June 5-7.  Speakers each night as as follows. June 5- Bishop Collins.  June 6- Pastor Ruby Holmes.  June 7- Evangelist Kawanna Walker.  All services start at 7 pm. The church is located at 383 GA 87.

Former BCHS football player Farrow signs with CFL's Montreal.

Former Bleckley County High School and Kennesaw State football player Derrick Farrow signed with the CFL's Montreal Alouettes.  The signing was announced Sunday by Allied Sports, the agency representing him.  A starter for all 22 games played for the Owls, Farrow accumulated 110 tackles, five forced fumbes, and had an interception in both seasons.  (Stats courtesy ksuowls.com)

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Fireworks light up the Cochran sky.

Fireworks light up the Cochran sky.

Christ Chapel Cochran held a fireworks show Sunday night as part of Memorial Day weekend.  Unoffiical estimates place the crowd at between 1,500 and 2,00 people.  To see more photos, click here.

Former MGC Baseball Head Coach Craig Young inducted into NJCAA Hall of Fame.

Former MGC Baseball Head Coach Craig Young inducted into NJCAA Hall of Fame.

Craig Young, who accumulated a 761-380 record in 22 years of coaching at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College as well as Middle Georgia College (now Middle Georgia State University) was inducted into the NJCAA Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame Friday night.  The ceremony took place in Grand Junction, Colorado, in conjunction with the NJCAA World Series.

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District Teacher of the Year announced at convocation.

District Teacher of the Year announced at convocation.

Millie Smith, a third grade teacher in just her second year at Bleckley Elementary, was announced as District Teacher of the Year at Friday's end of year convocation.  To read more coverage from the event, click here.