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BCHS Opens Sub-Region Play with Sweep

BCHS Opens Sub-Region Play with Sweep

Tia Troup scored 18 points and Nyaisa Anderson added 12 as the Lady Royals won in Dublin 58-43. 

Brentine Taylor had 23 points, Marcus Mack had 12, and Vidal Nelson added 11 as the boys completed the sweep 65-53. 

The wins mark the first for Bleckley basketball in Dublin since the two schools became region opponents.

BCHS continues play in Region 3B-AA Tuesday at East Laurens. 

JV girls begin at 4:15 p.m. with varsity tipping at 6 p.m.

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Fifth Annual Biking Bleckley Metric 100 Febuary 26

The Cochran-Bleckley Chamber of Commerce will host the Fifth Annual Biking Bleckley on Febuary 26. 

The event is designed for families as well as both new and experienced cyclcists. 

Routes will go through southern country roads of Bleckley and surrounding counties. 

Routes of 15, 30, 50, and 62 miles are available. 

All routes are supported with maps, SAG's, and refreshment breaks. 

Registration is $25 before Febuary 16, $30 after February 16..  Registration before Febuary 16 guarantees a T-shirt. 

All fees are non-refundable.

Rides begin at 8:30 a.m. from the parking lot of the Cochran-Bleckley Chamber of Commerce. 

The Biking Bleckley Cycling club cordinates the event. 

For more information, e-mail the chamber at cbchamber@comsouth.net or call 478-934-2965. 

Bleckley Middle School Plays First Basketball Games in New Gym.

Bleckley Middle School Plays First Basketball Games in New Gym.

It had been two years since Bleckley County Middle School had a true "home" basketball game.  Last season's games were played at the high school due to construction of the new middle school. 

As work was being completed during the fall, Bleckley County Middle School played its first seven games on the road.

First classes were held in the new school Monday. 

Thursday, the Barons and Lady Barons got to play a true home game as they hosted Dublin Middle School.

Though the girls lost 36-11 the boys overcame a five-point deficit in the fourth quarter to win 32-29. 

Fans who have not seen the new gym will have another opportunity Monday when Bleckley hosts West Laurens Middle School at 4 p.m.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade Scheduled

Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade Scheduled

On Monday, January 17, 2011 at 1 p.m. Main Street in Eastman will honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  

Hosted by the United Concerned Citizens for Unity and the NAACP, this year's parade features the theme "Completing the Dream."

Prizes will be awarded for first, second, and third place.

To participate, call 478-374-9283.

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Dodge Arts Guild Releases Magnolia Music & Medicine Show Schedule

Dodge Arts Guild Releases Magnolia Music & Medicine Show Schedule

The Dodge Arts Guild recently released a partial schedule of 2011 events for the Magnolia Music and Medicine Show.

On Saturday, January 15, the Magnolia Music and Medicine Show will highlight the talents of The Black Lillies. Born in the rumbling cab of a stone truck and aged in the oak of Tennessee’s smoky night haunts, The Black Lillies have come to the forefront of the Americana scene in little more than a year.

Bleckley Splits Home Games with Wilcox

Bleckley Splits Home Games with Wilcox

Tyresha Williams scored six of her 23 points in a 12-0 fourth quarter run to help the Lady Royals erase a 10-point deficit versus Wilcox County. 

Bleckley won 57-55.  Despite numerous rally attempts, the Royals could not overcome an early 17-point deficit against the fifth-ranked Patriots as they lost 91-82. 

Brentine Taylor had 24 points and 13 rebounds.  DeMario Beck had 16 points and 11 boards off the bench.

BCHS begins sub-region play Friday in Dublin. 

Both JV teams will be in action with the girls starting at 4 p.m.  Varsity games begin at 7 p.m.

Beatles Tribute Band at Hawkinsville Opera House

Beatles Tribute Band at Hawkinsville Opera House

At the Old Opera House in Hawksinville.

For more information, call 478-783-1884.