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BCHS band members chosen for annual UGA high school band festival.

Bleckley County High School band members Allyson Burke, Adam Little, and Megan McNair were chosen to be a part of the 69th annual University of Georgia high school band festival known as JanFest. The students were nominated by band director Matthew McClellan and selected by UGA based upon their musical achievements. It will be held January 17-20 in Athens. Students will audition for different festival bands after arriving. Following a weekend of practice, a final concert is held that Sunday at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music.

Pilot Club of Cochran releases Lite-a-Lite names.

To view the lists of lights purchased in honor or memory of someone for Pilot Club of Cochran's annual Lite-a-Lite fundraiser, go to http://bleckleyprogress.com/artman/publish/article_11614.shtml

Bleckley resident named Georgia 4-H Volunteer of the Year.

Bleckley resident named Georgia 4-H Volunteer of the Year.
Laural Mosley was named Georgia 4-H Volunteer of the Year at Fall Conference held last weekend at Rock Eagle. To read more, go to http://bleckleyprogress.com/artman/publish/article_11611.shtml

Basketball teams swept at Washington County.

BCHS was swept at Washington County for the third straight year Tuesday night with the girls losing 56-35, the boys 57-52. Bleckley hosts East Laurens December 14 at 6 pm.

Postseason honors for BCHS softball announced at awards banquet.

Postseason honors for BCHS softball announced at awards banquet.
The Lady Royals softball team held their postseason awards banquet Tuesday night at First Baptist Church. Presentations included those making all-region and all-state teams. 3-AA All Region Team selections: Second team- Macey Haley, E’Lisia Vickers. First team- Landa Dominy, Riley Edge, Bailey Odom. Caroline Thrower. 3-AA Co-player of the Year: Abbey Sims. AA All State Honorable Mentions: Abbey Sims, Landa Dominy. To read more on the banquet, go to http://bleckleyprogress.com/artman/publish/article_11609.shtml

Former BCMS basketball player off to good start as head coach.

Former Bleckley middle and high school basketball player Derrick Farrow is head coach of the BCMS boys team, named to the position last spring. The Barons are off to a 2-1 start, including yesterday's 48-21 home win versus Swainsboro. BCMS has their last game before Christmas December 13 at East Laurens.

Bake sale will benefit annual BCHS Honors Biology class trip.

The Bleckley County High School Honors Biology Class will hold their annual pre-Christmas bake sale December 22 in the Pre-K parking lot, 242 E. Dykes St, from 8 am-until. Proceeds will benefit the class trip to SeaCamp.