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T-Shirt fundraiser will benefit local woman battling cancer.

T-Shirt fundraiser will benefit local woman battling cancer.

T-Shirts are being sold to raise funds for Sheila Davis, a Cochran woman, battling cancer.  See image for design. Cost is $20 for S-XXL, $22 for 3XL and above.  Orders can be placed by calling or texting (478)230-1904 by March 31.

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Few openings remain for 2017-18 Bleckley Pre K.

Bleckley Pre K announced Monday a few spots remained for the 2017-18 school year.  Those who've not done so should act now because once the 154 spots are filled, anyone else registering will be placed on a waiting list.

You are asked to bring the following documents when registering your child:  birth certificate; Social Security card; immunization record (Form 3231); eye, ear, dental and nutrition record (Form 3300); proof of residence (power or utility bill, property tax receipt, or car tag receipt); and proof of Medicaid, Food Stamps, SSI, TANF, CAPS (if applicable).

Registration can be done from 8 am-3 pm Monday-Friday at Bleckley Pre K, 242 E. Dykes St.

Meet and greet with new BCHS head football coach Lassiter Thursday.

A meet and greet with new Bleckley head football coach Von Lassiter is set for this Thursday at 7:15 pm in the high school auditorium.  It's open to anyone wishing to meet Lassiter and hear his plans for the football program.

Bleckley 21st Century Summer Camp registration ongoing.

Bleckley 21st CCLC is registering students for their summer camp that will be held May 30-June 23.  It's for students who've completed Kindergarten through eighth grade.  The camp offers a variety of academic activities in Math, Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, and STEM to promote retention of past school year knowledge as well as new skills for the coming school year.  

Space is limited, early reistration encouraged.  Call Sheila Brantley, (478)934-4300, Ext.. 1 for more information. You can email her for a registration form.

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BCHS athlete has good Saturday.

BCHS athlete has good Saturday.

It was a good day for Bleckley County High School Junior Torenio Davis.  He won the high jump at the Coaches Invitational Track Meet in Atlanta, clearing 6'6".  That night, Davis won the slam dunk contest held as part of the Middle Georgia All Star Classic at Tattnall Square Academy in Macon.

Cochran Rec. Department names Volunteer of the Year.

Cochran Rec. Department names Volunteer of the Year.

The Cochran Bleckley Recreation Department named Brandon Barrs as their 2017 Volunteer of the Year at ceremonies for baseball and softball opening day Saturday.  Barrs was chosen from names submitted by the community.  He was the head coach of last year's 8-u softball team that finished state runner up.  It was the best finish for that division in rec. department history.

BCHS baseball stays perfect in region play with win at East Laurens.

BCHS baseball stays perfect in region play with win at East Laurens.

Carter Raffield threw five innings of two-hit ball, striking out 12 and freshman Steven Knighton hit a two-run home run in a four-run sixth as Bleckley won at East Laurens 8-3 Friday night.  With the win, the Royals are 3-0 in region play.

Knighton's brother Sam went 3 for 4 with 1 RBI.  Raffield was also 2 for 3.  Cody Dennis was 2 for 4 with a double and 1 RBI.  Chance Pittman went 2 for 4 with a double.  BC hosts Southwest Macon March 21 at 5:45 pm.