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Multiple agencies searching Pulaski County for a burglary suspect


The U.S. Fugitive Squad will soon be joining multiple agencies in the search for a man suspected of involvement in a string of Houston county burglaries.

Captain John Holland with the Houston County Sheriff's department says there have been 8 or 9 burglaries in the Perry area in the past six weeks.

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Around 9:30 or 10 a.m. Thursday, a deputy spotted the silver Ford mustang associated with the burglaries.

A man and a woman were in car. The woman, who was driving, was arrested. The man fled into the woods on foot.

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Perdue defeats Kingston in Georgia Senate runoff

Lady Royals win two of three at Effingham tournament

Lady Royals win two of three at Effingham tournament

BCHS continued their pre season softball schedule Tuesday when they traveled south to a pre-season tournament hosted by Effingham County.  They won two of three games played.  In a 9-5 victory versus Putnam County, Aliyah Whithead was 2 for 2 with a triple.  Kalee Kitchens was 2 for 2.  Allison Collins was 1 for 2 with 1 RBI.  Faith Harris was 1 for 2.

Three runs in each of the first two innings against a split Effingham squad (Effingham County Gray) propeled BC to a 10-1 win.   Allie Keel was 2 for 3 with 2 RBI.  Harris was 2 for 3 with 1 RBI.  Taylor Dykes was 2 for 3.  Hannah Coulter was 1 for 2 with 1 RBI.  Collins and Elizabeth Mathis were 1 for 2.

Upcoming readers for Story Time at the Cochran Library

Upcoming readers for Story Time at the Cochran Library

Here's an updated list of readers for story time at the Tessie W. Norris/Cochran-Bleckley Library.  All are presented by Trinity Episcopal Church and each week's reading starts at 10 a.m.

  • July 23- Lindsay Holloway.  
  • July 30- Joy Fisher.  
  • August 13- Vernon and Joan Wiggins.  
  • August 20- Dale and Kathy Jones.  
  • August 27- Marge Ahearn.

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School supply lists for Bleckley schools

School supply lists for Bleckley schools

Children in Bleckley county return to school August 7.  

To find out what school supplies teachers require for Bleckley Primary, Bleckley Elmentary, and Bleckley County Middle School, click here.

3rd Annual Arlene Pittman Memorial Race scheduled for Cochran Motor Speedway

3rd Annual Arlene Pittman Memorial Race scheduled for Cochran Motor Speedway

By Willis Wombles

Cochran Motor Speedway Owner Chris Martin announces the 3rd Annual  Arlene Pittman Memorial Race is schduled for this Sat. July 26th at His 1/2 mile dirt facility. " We are pleased to host this event in honor of a great lady in stock car racing, that lost Her life due to cancer.

History will be made as We are bringing in Bobby Piper's Southern Outlaw Crate Late Models for Their first ever race at Cochran Motor Speedway,  paying $2,000 to win. We expect a record number of participants, as We will be the only dirt track racing in Middle Ga. this Sat.. Also, We have posted $1,000 to win in Super Street, Bomber, Sportsman, & Pure Stock. In addition We are having the Georgia Legends appear for the first time of the 2014 season along with Power Wheel Racing for the  Kids during intermission.

Runoff elections set for Tuesday

Runoff elections set for Tuesday

July runoffs are Tuesday. Polls open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.

Here is a breakdown of the races to be decided this month.

U.S Senate Race: Republican Runoff

Rep. Jack Kingston

David Perdue