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Girls All Star teams do well at Dodge tournament.

Girls All Star teams do well at Dodge tournament.

Both the 8 and 10u Bleckley All Star softball teams had a good weekend at the Dodge County Invitational.  The 8u girls finished second following a run through the loser's bracket to the title game.  They forced a second game against Hawkinsville but were tired playing their fourth straight game in high humidity.  BC will play at the Hawkinsville Invitational tomorrow at 5:30 pm.

The 10u girls had a dominant weekend, outscoring opponents by a combined 64-5 including a 16-2 win in the title game against Wilcox County.  They play Tuesday in Hawkinsville at 5:30 pm.

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BCHS softball, football booster clubs holding membership drives.

Both the BCHS Diamond Club and Royal Touchdown Club are holding membership drives for their upcoming seasons.  Click here to download a Diamond Club membership form.  Touchdown Club forms can be found here.

Bleckley Summer Theatre Camp to perform Annie.

Bleckley Summer Theatre Camp will perform Annie, jr.   Camp dates are July 6-13, performances will be July 13-15 (7 pm Friday and Saturday, 2 pm matinee Saturday, 3 pm Sunday.)  Open to ages 4-13.   Camp and performances will be held at House of Grace, 133 Jac Arts Road. Cost is $125, $25 late fee if paid after due date of June 27.   Cost includes T-Shirt, lunch, and snack.  Registration forms (available here) and money should be sent to 231 Country Club Road, Cochran, GA 31014.  Call Kelli Greer, (478)-972-2023, for more information.

An early look at fall BCHS sports.

Fall sports last year at Bleckley County High School produced some exciting moments.  More could be on the way this year, including another state title.  Click here to read more.

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Cochran City Council, Bleckley BOE, to discuss budgets at upcoming meetings.

The Cochran City Council will hold a public forum on the 2018-19 budget as part of their monthly meeting June 12 at 7 pm. Meetings are held at the Community House, 192 South Third Street. According to a post on the city website, consideration of the budget will follow the hearing. The Bleckley Board of Education will vote on a final FY19 budget at the June 19 meeting starting at 7 pm. Meetings are held at the Board Office, 242 North Dykes Street in the meeting room. Prior to voting, the meeting will be open to public comment on the budget.

Blake named SSAC Board of Presidents Chair.

Middle Georgia State University President Dr. Christopher Blake has been named chair of the Board of Presidents for the Southern States Athletic Conference. He is the successor of William Carey University President Dr. Tommy King following his two-year term. The SSAC is one of 21 conferences of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics. Middle Georgia State joined the SSAC soon after becoming a member of the NAIA in 2014.


Cochran Blood Drive June 11.

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive June 11 from 2-7 pm in the county extension office main building, 165 East Peacock Street.  Those who donate will receive a free T-Shirt (while supplies last.)  Schedule your appointment online by going to redcrossblood.org and use sponsor code "Cochran" or by calling 1-800-Red-Cross (1-800-733-2767.)