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Cub Scout Pack 53 registration event at Bleckley Primary August 15.

Cub Scout Pack 53 is a Bleckley-based scout troop servicing Bleckley and Pulaski Counties.  They'll host a registration event for the upcoming year in the Bleckley Primary cafeteria August 15 from 6 to 7:30 pm.  Call (478)951-8822 or email pack53ga@gmail.com 

Friends of the Library holding "big" book sale August 3.

Cochran Bleckley Friends of the Library will hold an old book sale August 3 from 9 am to 2 pm at the old BCHS Library, 115 SE Ninth St.  Hardcover books for $1.00, softback books for $.25.  High school yearboks from the years 2001, 2003, 2009, 2012, 2013, & 2014.  Proceeds benefit the Tessie W. Norris/Cochran-Bleckley Library.

Special motivation before the big games.

Special motivation before the big games.

The Bleckley 8 and 10u all star basebtall teams had one final gathering Tuesday night at the rec. department before each heads to the world series this weekend.  It was a family affair as much of it is with the two teams.  Two coaches work with both the 8 and 10u.  Many 10u players have a younger brother on the 8u team.

 

Players heard video well wishes from Zac Brown Band member Coy Bowles, UGA head baseball coach Scott Stricklin, as well as former BCHS and current Clemson baseball player Carter Raffield.  Two special guests spoke, Royals head baseball coach Brad Davis and state representative Danny Mathis.

 

The 8u opens world series play July 27 at 10:30 am in Ruston, Louisiana.  10u will be in Lumberton North Carolina, their first game is July 26 at 10:30 am.

Community Back to School Bash August 2.

A commnity back to school bash will be held August 2 from 5 to 8 pm in Eastgate Plaza (across from Bleckley Pre-K) in Cochran.  Sponsored by Communities in Schools/Family Connection, the event will feature a school supply giveaway, touch a truck, food, games, waterslide, informational booth, bounce house, and much more.

Empire Pentecostal Holiness Church to offer food bank for area residents.

Empire Pentecostal Holiness Church will offer a food bank for residents of Bleckley, Dodge, and Pulaski Counties on the fourth Friday of each month at the church's family life center from 4 to 5 pm. Valid ID required, offering is on a first come, first serve basis. While primarily for those receiving government assistance, no one in need will be turned away. Call (706)-340-2670 for more information. Empire Pentecostal Holiness Church is located at 101 Church Street in Cochran.

Scenes from a patriotic night in the country.

To see photos from the July 4 fireworks show held at Warrior's Harvest in rural Bleckley County, click here.

Churches holding fifth Sunday night sings June 30.

Two Bleckley churches are holding fifth Sunday night sing events June 30 with both starting at 6 pm.  Jeff Cleghorn will be the featured musician at Limestone Baptist Church's fifth Sunday night sing.  The church is located at 874 GA 257.  Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, located at 134 Abney Road, will have a fifth Sunday night sing featuring the combined choirs of Mt. Calvary, Bethany, Ruth, Salem, and Union Hill Baptist Churches.