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Third Bleckley virtual school meeting May 25.

A third meeting to gauge interest in a virtual/online school that would be offered by the Bleckley School System and open to home school students, students currently enrolled in schools, as well as out of county students, will be held May 25 at 7 pm in the BCMS Media Center.

Talent showcase will benefit BCES music program.

Bleckley Elementary will hold a Talent Showcase Thursday at 6 pm.  It will feature musical performances from students.  Admission is $2 with proceeds going to the school music program.

Cochran Rec. Department holding registration for football camp.

Registration is ongiong for a football camp sponsored by the Cochran Bleckley Recreation Department and BCHS football.  The camp will take place June 6-8 at Royal Stadium, 242 E Dykes St, from 9 am-noon.  It's for children ages 7-14, cost $35.  Cost includes T-shirt.

For more information, call the rec. department, (478)934-3225.

Cochran Bleckley Cleanup Day May 20.

As part of The Great American Cleanup, the Cochran-Bleckley Chamber of Commerce will sponsor "Cochran-Bleckley Cleanup Day" May 20 from 9 am-1 pm.  Meet behind the chamber on third street at 9 am, cleaning supplies provided.  Cleanup locations within the city and county, meet back at the chamber afterwards for lunch.  Free to participate but you must register for lunch.  You can do that by calling the chamber, (478)933-2904.

Cochran native shares his vision for helping women.

Cochran native shares his vision for helping women.

Cochran native Sam Haupt spoke at the monthly Cochran Women's Club meeting Tuesday afternoon.  Haupt is the Executive Director of Sacred Roots Farm in Gainesville, an organization seeking to establish a working, sustainable farm for trafficked women and children.  He shared how his work in missions gave him inspiration for starting the project, services that will be offered for abused women (IE: drug counseling) and where things currently stand in terms of financial support.  To learn more, visit www.sacredrootsfarm.org

The Cochran Women's Club meets the second Tuesday of each month at the Community House, 193 Third St.

Cochran Dairy Queen to hold day for local woman's kidney transplant fund.

May 19 will be "Wilene Foster Day" at Cochran DQ Grill & Chill.  The restaurant will donate ten percent of all sales to the Wilene Foster Kidney Transplant Fund.

Upcoming events at the Cochran library.

Story Time at the Tessie W. Norris/Cochran Bleckley Library will be May 17 at 10 am.  Presented by the Bleckley County Retied Eductators, reader will be Dorthy Bland.  Also: registration for the 2017 Summer Reading Program will be May 15-29.  The theme is "Build a Better World."  It's free and open to children in preschool through middle school.  Call the library for more information, (478)934-2904.