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Bleckley Co. Ranks 82 in Health Study

 

Bleckley County ranks 82 out of 156 counties in Georgia, according to a national health study.

A multitude of factors such as mortality, health behaviors, clinical care, social and economic factors, and physical environment go into the rating.

See how Bleckley County rates nationally and statewide.

Bleckley Summer Theatre Camp to present Footloose

Last week, the Bleckley Summer Theatre Camp delighted audiences with its performances of "Annie" which had upcoming Pre-K through upcoming third graders in the cast.  This weekend will be a chance to "cut loose" as Bleckley Summer Theatre Camp presents Footloose. 

The cast will be made up of students going to the fourth grade through upcoming ninth graders. 

It like Annie will be held at the Cochran City Auditorium. 

Show times are July 1 and 2 at 7 pm with a 2 pm matinee on July 2.  Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students. 

Children under five admitted free.

Vote: Your Farmers Market as America's Favorite

Make sure to vote in America’s Favorite Farmers Markets contest and let the world know why you love your local market. 
 

1. Once you click the link, search for your town or zip code in the box. 

2. When you see your farmers market, click on the farmers market name.

3. Submit the information, with a short description of why your farmers market is great to finish your vote!

How to Help Firefighters in Okefonekee Swamp

The Waycross-Ware County Chamber of Commerce has asked for donations for firefighters in the Okefenokee Swamp.

To drop off your donations in Pulaski County, bring them to the Hawkinsville-Pulaski Chamber of Commerce 

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Groundbreaking Ceremony for Cochran Community Garden

The Cochran Community Garden will have a groundbreaking ceremony.

The event will be held Thursday May 26 at 6 p.m. at the County Extension Office.

The County Extension Office is located next to the Bleckley Memorial Hospital and behind the Bleckley County Headstart school on 165 Peacock St.

 

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