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Dates swapped for baseball games between BCHS, West Laurens.

The February 18 West Laurens at Bleckley County baseball game has been moved to Dexter to allow the field in Cochran to dry after recent drainage problems.  The April 12 game, originally scheduled to be in Dexter, will be played in Cochran.  Start times remain 4 pm JV with varsity to follow.

Middle Georgia State to hold Nursing Program info sessions.

Middle Georgia State University will hold informational sessions for anyone interested in pursuing a bachelor's or associate's degree in Nursing. University Nursing Faculty members will be on hand to answer questions on topics such as admissions criteria, cost estimates, and class schedules. The sessions will be held in Cochran on February 15: 11 am-noon Roberts Library Room 104, and 2-3 pm in Roberts Library Room 108.

Bleckley FFA Ag Mechanics Team wins state.

Bleckley FFA Ag Mechanics Team wins state.

The Bleckley FFA Agriculture Mechanics Team won the State FFA Ag Mechanics Career Development Event held February 6 at Fort Valley State University.  As a result, the team will travel to Indianapolis for national competition held in conjunction with the National FFA Convention.

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New church joins Bleckley community.

Strong Tower Ministries is the newest church in Cochran.  Founded by Chris and Crystal Bambrough, their first service was held January 31 at Orchard Rise Child Enrichment Center.  They plan to move into a new building in March.

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BCHS boys miss state by one game.

BCHS boys miss state by one game.

"Three, it's a magic number."  That was the chorus to one of the "Schoolhouse Rock" segments that aired during Saturday morning cartoons in the 80's.  But for the Bleckley boys basketball team, three wasn't a magic number Tuesday night.

The Royals were facing Lamar County in Barnesville for round one of the 4-AA playoffs.  It was the third meeting between the two.  BC had won the first two, an old sports axiom says it's hard to beat a team three teams in one year.  It had been three years since the Royals had been to state.

Cochran church to hold food bank February 19.

Faith Temple Precious Faith Ministries located at 383 Georgia 87 in Cochran will hold a Food Bank on February 19 from 3:30-4:30 pm.  For Bleckley residents only, call (478)298-2844 for more information.

Girls win as BCHS splits season finale in Hawkinsville.

Girls win as BCHS splits season finale in Hawkinsville.

Bleckley played their final regular season basketball games Saturday night in Hawkinsville.  The Lady Royals won 61-18.  Alexis Ligon had 13 points and Jahnaria Brown added 12.  Despite four Royal players in double figures led by Torenio Davis' 19 points, the boys lost 78-66.  Kevonn Farrow had 14 points with DJ Lemmon scoring 10.

The Royals open region play Tuesday in Barnesville versus Lamar County.  Tip time is 5:30 pm.  Friday, the Lady Royals will take on the winner of Macon County-Monticello in Cochran at 7 pm.  Both the 4-AA semifinals and finals will be played at Bleckley County High School.  A region tournament bracket can be downloaded here.