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"Royal Family" working to ensure students get fed.

"Royal Family" working to ensure students get fed.

In many Tweets, superintendent Dr. Steve Smith has referenced the "Royal Family." A look at volunteers helping out with school feeding during the COVID-19 shutdown was a demonstration of what he meant. Click here to view photos.

BCHS repeats as region literary champs.

BCHS repeats as region literary champs.
 Bleckley County High School won their second consecutive region literary championship Saturday in Cochran. First place events (advancing to state): boys and girls solo, boys quartet, personal and rhetorical essay, dual oral interpretation. Second place events: girls quartet (tied for first initially), argumentative essay, humorous oral interpretation and dramatic oral interpretation. Third place: domestic extemporaneous speaking. State will be March 14 at Veterans High School.

Bleckley STAR Student & Teacher announced at chamber banquet.

Bleckley STAR Student & Teacher announced at chamber banquet.

The Cochran-Bleckley Chamber of Commerce held their annual awards banquet Friday night in the Presidential Dining Room at Middle Georgia State University.  Hugh Cairney was named STAR Student.  He chose BCHS English teacher Wes Young as his STAR Teacher.

Four Royals move on to next level of football career.

Four Royals move on to next level of football career.

It was a historic afternoon in the BCHS auditorium as four Royals football players signed their letters of intent. The ceremony featuring Bryce Bailey (Middle Tennessee State), Marcus Brown (University of West Georgia), Willie Chambers (Reinhart University), and Arkenzio Hayes (Columbus State University) was the first time four football players had ever signed on the same day. With Hugh Cairney signing in the fall, it brought the total number of players signed to five, a first in BCHS history.

BCHS Miss Sweetheart Queen crowned.

BCHS Miss Sweetheart Queen crowned.

Bleckley County High School senior Markayla Jenkins was crowned Miss BCHS Sweetheart Queen during halftime of the boys basketball game versus East Laurens Tuesday night.  Click here to view photos of the court.

It's been great to be a Bleckley Royal this decade.

"It's great to be a Bleckley Royal," is a common cheer heard at football games. That cheer has proven true over the past ten years with historic finishes and ten state titles. Click here for more.

Athletes participate in Early Signing Day.

Athletes participate in Early Signing Day.
 Wednesday morning was a big day for two BCHS athletes as each signed collegiate letters of intent to continue their sports careers as part of the early signing day taking place nationwide.. Royals punter Hugh Cairney signed with the University of Chicago. This season, he averaged 37 yards a punt with a long of 65.  Riley Edge signed with Middle Georgia State University softball. Edge, the 3-AA Co-Pitcher of the Year, also hit .427 with five home runs this season.