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Saying thank you to all who serve or have served.

Saying thank you to all who serve or have served.
 It was a time to say “thank you” to those who served or are serving at a Veterans Day program held on the courthouse square. It featured a performance of the national anthem by Royal Singers member Luke Wrye, the presentation of colors by American Legion Post 107, as well as remarks by county commissioner Bob Brockman and mayor Billy Yeomans. Guest speaker was Bleckley Primary principal Quent Floyd who shared his experience as a veteran of the US Navy and how different people from different areas with different values had to work together for a common goal.

Story Time at the Library November 20.

Story Time at the Tessie W. Norris/Cochran-Bleckley Library will be November 20 at 10 am.  Presented by the Bleckley County Retired Educators, reader will be Lynne Sanders.

Making math and science fun.

Making math and science fun.

Math and Science, two classes not normally seen as "fun" by many students, are more interesting when you get to see things like what causes Coke to fizz faster, Mentos or baking soda. That was one of the many things that took place at "Math and Science Night," held at Bleckley Elementary.  Click here for more.

Cochran Veterans Day program November 11.

A Veterans Day program will be held on the Bleckley County Courthouse square November 11 at 11 am.  Guest speaker will be Bleckley Primary principal and Navy veteran Quent Floyd.  In the event of rain, the program will be held in the city auditorium.

Chili and potato bar will benefit church mission trip to Panama.

Bethany Baptist Church will have a chili and potato bar as well as auction on November 10 at noon following the 11 am service. Proceeds will benefit the annual mission trip to Panama, The church is located at 608 GA 26 East in Cochran.

Cold night doesn't dampen Halloween fun.

Cold night doesn't dampen Halloween fun.

Though some outdoor events had to be moved inside due to afternoon storms and cold temperatures, it didn't prevent people from enjoying Halloween Thursday night. Click here to view photos.

Bleckley County Retired Educators meeting November 6.

Bleckley County Retired Educators will hold their monthly meeting on November 6 at noon in the main building of the County Extension Office, 165 E. Peacock Street. Guest speaker will be Danny Mathis. Members attending should Carolyn Mulkin by November 3 to confirm their meal.