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Another Split Between Dodge and Bleckley

Another Split Between Dodge and Bleckley

A layup with nine seconds left proved to be the game winner as the Lady Royals lost to Dodge County 45-43.  Tyresha Williams had 15 points. 

The Royals used an 11-0 run in the third quarter to break open what was a six-point game as they won versus Dodge County 49-31.  Brentine Taylor had 19 points.  Ken Hughes added 10.

Bleckley plays at Northside Saturday.  JV games tip at 3 p.m. with varsity to follow.

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BCHS Kicker Wins NFL-Sponsored Kicking Tournament

BCHS Kicker Wins NFL-Sponsored Kicking Tournament

BCHS Junior Kickier Blake Lucas won the National Camp Series Head to Head Kickoff Tournament held during Super Camp V held January 8-9 in San Antonio, Texas. 

The camp, hosted by NFL kickers and punters, is an invitation-only event for snappers, punters and kickers that provides high-level instruction designed to better prepare them to play at the college level. 

Instructors for the camp included Craig Hentrich, Michael Husted, Louie Aguiar, Mike Hollis, and Lee McDonald. 

Lucas won the tournament in head to head competition versus other punters and kickers.

BCHS Cheer Coaches to Step Down

During recognition of this year's cheerleaders at Monday's football awards banquet, it was announced that Bleckley County High School Head Cheerleading Coach Bonnie Scarbrough and assistant coach Mi Waters would be stepping down at the end of the year.

The squad was informed of their decision in a meeting held earlier this month.  Scarbrough was a member of the 1994 squad that won Bleckley's first state title. 

In seven seasons as coach, Bleckley won one state title, one second-place finish at state, and four region titles.

Cochran Chamber of Commerce Holds Annual Banquet

Cochran Chamber of Commerce Holds Annual Banquet

The Cochran-Blekckley Chamber of Commerce held its annual banquet Thursday evening at the First Baptist Church fellowship hall. 

Highlights of the evening included the presentation of this year's STAR Student and Teacher (Matthew Mays and BCHS English Teacher Nancy Herrington), the presentation of a lifetime achievement award to local businessman Glenn Sawyer, and the instillation of the 2011 Chamber Board of Directors.

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Former Royal Singers to Perform at High School Auditorium

A "Where Are They Now" concert featuring former Royal Singers who have gone on to excel in music will be held at the BCHS auditorium Febuary 5.  Show time is 7 p.m.  Admission is $4 for adults, $2 for students.

Job Market Thursday | Job Openings in Central Ga.

Each Thursday, a Georgia Department of Labor representative joins 13WMAZ to share several open jobs in the Central Georgia area. 

You can watch this on 13WMAZ-TV on Thursday mornings and again at 5 p.m.

The jobs are updated here weekly.

Call the Department of Labor Career Center at (478) 751-6164 and give them the job number of the position that interests you. You can also check out other jobs on the Georgia Department of Labor's website.

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Paula Deen Featured on the Cover of Georgia’s Travel Guide

Paula Deen Featured on the Cover of Georgia’s Travel Guide

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Georgia Tourism Industry gathers at the Capitol for annual Tourism Day event

 

ATLANTA (January 25, 2011) —Georgia tourism industry professionals gathered today for the annual Tourism Day at the Capitol event to celebrate the significant role tourism plays in Georgia’s economy. Representatives from the tourism industry presented Governor Deal with a check representing the $816.3 million in state tax revenue generated from tourism-related expenditures in 2009.