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Bleckley School District to participate in USDA Child & Adult Food Program.

The Bleckley School District will begin offering meals through the USA-funded Child and Adult Food Program.  The announcement came via a news release issued Thursday.  Program funding will come from the Board of Educationi, School Nutrition, and the 21st Century After School Program.  Meals will be offered at Bleckley County Learning Center (Pre K), location of the 21st Century After School Program, 242 E Dykes St.

For more information contact Kelli Green, (478)934-2821, for more information.

The sky shown bright on a Fourth of July night.

The sky shown bright on a Fourth of July night.

Hundreds came out to Warrior's Harvest on GA 112 in rurarl Bleckley County Tuesday night to watch a fireworks display.  To see photos, click here.

Bleckley Christian Learning Center celebrating one-year anniversary July 8.

The Bleckley Christian Learning Center, a 501(c)(3) that teaches Bible and leadership classes to local students, will celebrate their one-year anniversary July 8.  It will be held at House of Grace Church, 133 Jac Arts Road, featuring a concert by Christian duo Brothers Forever.  Doors open at 6 pm, concert starts at 7.  Admission is free, a love offering will be taken.  Concessions will be available.  Silent auction, live auctioninng of a handmade quilt made by local artisans.  Call BCLC President Don Giles for more information, (478)230-7540.

Bleckley Summer Theatre Camp holding community performances of "High School Musical."

Children in this year's Bleckley Summer Theatre Camp will perform their selection, Disney's High School Musical,at House of Grace Church 133 Jac Arts Road, June 23 and 24.  Times are 7 pm both days, with a 2 pm matinee that Saturday.  Admission is $5 adults, $3 for children 12 and under.

Gospel sing will benefit Cochran church's children's ministry.

Strong Tower Ministries will host a gospel sing June 24 from 6-8 pm on the courthouse square.  Admission is free. Concecissons including hot dogs, popcorn, drinks, chips, shaved ice, will be available.  Local talent performing.  Bring lawn chairs.  Proceeds will benefit the children's ministry.

What I learned at VBS.

What I learned at VBS.

Thursday was Parents Night at First Baptist Church of Cochran's Vacation Bible School.  Parents and other family members gathered in the Fellowship Hall to see skits and songs performed by children attending this week.  The theme was "Galactic Starveyors."  Afterwards, everyone enjoyed ice cream.

Text message service provides nearest summer meals program locations.

Parents of school-aged children in need of breakfast or lunch this summer can text the word "FOOD" to 877877 to receive a message with the nearest USDA Summer Meal program location.  Learn more about the program by clicking here.