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Cochran Masonic Lodge pancake breakfast January 20.

Cochran Masonic Lodge 217 F&AM will hold a pancake breakfast January 20 from 7-10 am at the lodge, 217 Masonic Drive.  Cost is $5 for all you can eat pancakes, sausage, coffee, tea, and orange juice.  Uniformed law enforcement officers and emergency personnel eat in for free.  Proceeds benefit the Joe Lassiter Christmas Fund.

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BCHS Ag Teacher, FFA advisor, resigning at end of school year.

The Bleckley Board of Education accepted the resignation of Ag Teacher and FFA sponsor Doyle Floyd, effective June 28, at their monthly meeting Tuesday night.  Floyd was responsible for bringing BCHS its first national champion when the Forestry Team won nationals this past October.

To read more news from the meeting, click here.

BCHS swept at Northeast.

Bleckley dropped a pair of basketball games at Northeast Tuesday night.  The girls lost 49-31, Jahnaria Brown had 13 points.  The boys lost 61-54.  Mekell Farrow had 17 points, Torenio Davis and Nykeem Farrow scored 10 points each.

BCHS plays at Dublin Friday.  Varsity games tip at 6 pm.

Cochran celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr.

Cochran celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr.

Cold temperatures didn't stop people celebrating the birthday and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Monday.  The annual parade was held followed by a progam at Turner Chapel AME Church.  The theme was "Make it a day on, not a day off' and featured music from the NAACP Youth Choir and a message from guest speaker Devonte Harris.  Harrs is the lead pastor of Salem AME Church and Bethel AME Church in Bronwood, Georgia.

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Cochran church serving dinner for those who serve.

Salem Baptist Church will once again host "Serving the Servants," a free dinner for city and county firemen, city and county law enforcement, as well as EMS workers January 27. Firemen are invited to eat at 5 pm, police, sheriff's department, and EMS personnel can come starting at 7 pm. Those attending are asked to call (478)308-4912 to confirm by January 20.

BCHS sweeps season series from East Laurens.

BCHS sweeps season series from East Laurens.

The Lady Royals used another fourth quarter rally while the Royals again held off the Falcons in Cochran Friday night.  To read more, click here.

Bleckley band members selected to perform at area, state events.

Bleckley band members selected to perform at area, state events.

Four members of the BCHS Concert Band will be traveling to Athens for the University of Georgia's annual high school band festival known as JanFest. They are Allyson Burke, Logan Fillion, Adam Little, and Rachel Harbin. Harbin was also selected to perform at the Southeast Concert Band Clinic and Honor Band held at Troy University February 1-3. She will be in the showcase concert held on the final day. Fillion was chosen to represent BCHS in the District 11 Georgia Music Educators Association Honor Band. Rehearsals and concerts will take place February 9-10 at Baldwin High School.