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Bleckley residents make OFTC President's, Dean's Lists.

Oconee Fall Line Technical College recently announced their Summer 2016 Semester President's and Dean's Lists.  To read who made it from Bleckley County, click here.

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Bats again come alive in win for BCHS.

Bats again come alive in win for BCHS.

The Lady Royals trailed East Laurens 5-1 after an inning and a half and 5-4 after three innings at home Thursday.  BC scored 11 over the final two innings to win 15-7, the fifth time they'd scored ten or more this season.   Riley Edge went 3 for 4 with a double.  Abbey Sims was 2 for 3 with 2 RBI.  Jordan Williams was 2 for 3 with 1 RBI.  Taylor Dykes went 2 for 3 with a triple.  Hannah Coulter was 2 for 3 with a double.

Bleckley plays at FPD Macon Monday.  Game time is 5:30 pm.

New children's/youth ministry coming to Cochran church.

Awana,a global nonprofit ministry devoted to fostering love of Christ in children and youth, is coming to Salem Baptist Church. A registration roundup party will be held August 31 from 6:45-8 pm featuring games, food, and other fun. Classes start September 7, 6:45-8 pm and will be offered for children in preschool through 12th grade. Salem Baptist Church is located at 107 Salem Church Road.

Late runs lead to big win for BCHS.

Late runs lead to big win for BCHS.

After struggling to score in the first four innings during their game at Washington County Tuesday, Bleckley scored 16 runs in the final three including ten in the seventh as they won 16-1.  Sophomore Bailey Odom threw a one-hitter and also went 4 for 4 with a double and 2 RBI.

You can read more coverage of the game here.  The Lady Royals host East Laurens Thursday at 5:30 pm.

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Church women's group holding another car wash Saturday.

House of Grace women's group will hold another donation-only car wash August 29 from 10 am-1 pm at the Citizens Bank of Cochran, 124 E Dykes St.  Proceeds will go toward the group's trip to a women's conference September 15-17 at Tybee Island.

BCHS One Act to honor memory of local "music man."

BCHS One Act to honor memory of local "music man."

Louis Foster in many ways, was Cochran's "music man."  Foster served as band director for both Bleckley County Middle School and Bleckley County High School for many years as well as teaching music at Middle Georgia State University.  He passed away earlier this summer after a brief illness.

Bleckley County High School One Act Play will be honoring the memory of Foster with their competition piece.  At this weekend's fundraising talent shows A Night with the Strars, it was announced that this year's one act performance,The Music Man, would be dedicated to the memory of Foster.

Community performances of one act will be held in October.  Region 3-AA competition will be hosted by BCHS.

Bad Friday, good Saturday, for BC softball at Watermelon Tournament.

Bad Friday, good Saturday, for BC softball at Watermelon Tournament.

Bleckley softball played this weekend at the Watermelon Tournament hosted by Crisp County High School.  Friday night, the JV played one game, losing to Fullington Academy 9-6.  The varsity took on last year's state runner up Vidalia.  It was the Lady Royals worst game of the young season, losing 11-0.

Saturday was a better day with wins versus Schley County and Coffee High School.  You can read about both games here.  BCHS resumes region play Tuesday at Washington County.  Game time is 5:30 pm.