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Bleckley Summer Theatre Camp presenting "Camp Rock" June 15-25.

Bleckley Summer Theatre Company will present Disney's Camp Rock July 15-25.  Auditions are July 15 from 10 am-2 pm with camp July 18-22.  Community performances will be July 22 at 7 pm and on July 23 at 2 and 7 pm. Camp will be held at House of Grace Church, 133 Jac Arts Rd.  Cost is $125 per child for ages 4-12.  Forms, available here, can be emailed along with payment via PayPal, to mwrwjw@aol.com or mailed to 231 Country Club Rd, Cochran, GA 31014.  Call Kelli Greer, (478)972-2023 for more information.  Registration is due by July 6.

Sports signups ongoing at Cochran Rec. Department.

The Cochran Bleckley Recreation Department is currently accepting signups for two sports.  Summer soccer registration is ongoing until July 1. Cost is $55 and is for ages 4-12.   Age control (to determine age group is August 1.)  Registration for football is now through July 22.  Cost is $55 with flag for ages 4-6 and tackle for ages 7-12 offered.   Age control is August 1.

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

Bleckley School System Teacher of the Year announced.

Bleckley School System Teacher of the Year announced.

Bleckley Elementary fourth grade teacher Kim Fernandez is the school sytem Teacher of the Year.  The announcement was made during the end of year meeting held May 25.  

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Middle Georgia State expands Bachelors in History to Cochran campus.

Middle Georgia State University announced Monday that students getting a Bachleor of Arts in History would be able to take all the required classes at the Cochran campus.  While core curriculum was available, students would have to travel to other campues to take the upper level classes required.  The change will take place in Spring 2017.

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Softball camp will benefit local players trip to USFA World Series.

Aliyah Whitehead, Faith Harris, and Jordan WIlliams are teammates on both the BCHS softball team as well as travel team Fusion Gold.  Fusion will be playing in the USFA World Series this July.  To help raise funds for the trip, the three will be hosting a softball camp for children in grades 3-8 June 29-30 at the Cochran Bleckley Rec. Department.  Cost is $20 one day, $30 for both.  Skills taght include hitting, slap hitting, base running, and fielding.  A three-inning game will be on June 30.  Drinks and snacks provided.

To reserrve a spot, contact Amy Ingrahm (478)230-7327, Shermanda Harris (478)230-1436, or Pamela Williams (478)230-2621 by June 28.

Local travel team battles through loser's bracket to get trophy.

Local travel team battles through loser's bracket to get trophy.

BC Storm 14-u played in USSA's Father's Day Classic Saturday at Southern Pines in Dublin.  They lost their opening bracket game 9-6 to K-Zone Rebels.  BC stayed alive at 2 pm with a 12-0 win over the Southern Angels.  At 5, they played three back to back games, all wins, to advance to the title game against Xtreme Fastpitch.

Storm would fall 5-4 to Xtreme, losing on a walkoff hit with two outs.  But they had played four back to back games to claim a trophy.

Public meeting for online school June 28.

A meeting to gauge interest in a K12 Virtual/Online school will be held June 28 at 7 pm in the Bleckley Pre-K cafeteria, 242 E. Dykes St.  It's open to residents of Bleckley and adjoining counties.  The proposed virtual K12 school would offer free online curriculum as well as options for home schooling and dual enrollment.   Particpating students will be eligible for extra curricular activities in Bleckley schools.

For more information, call the Board of Education, (478)934-2821, extension 0.