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Knights baseball swept at Bethel.

Middle Georgia State dropped all three games of their weekend series at Bethel University.  The Knights lost Friday 11-10, and dropped both ends of Saturday's doubleheader 4-2 and 12-3.  MGA hosts Toccoa Falls College April 1 at 3 pm.

Early offense, pitching, helps BCHS past Crawford County.

Early offense, pitching, helps BCHS past Crawford County.

The Royals scored all their runs in the first three innings and got 12 strikeouts from Landon Anderson as they defeated Craford County 4-1 at home Friday night.  Chance Pittman went 2 for 3 with a double.  Zac Evans was 2 for 3 with 1 RBI.  

BCHS plays at Monticello Tuesday.  Game time is 5 pm and will be played at Jasper County Middle School.

Wheeler deputies find drugs hidden in pizza boxes


Wheeler County Sheriff Maurice Johnson says his deputies made multiple arrests and confiscated drugs and cash during a concentrated traffic patrol.

Georgia State Patrol troopers stopped a Florida man who was going 111 miles per hour on his motorcycle. Deputies arrested Trenton Jackson of Tallahassee and found half a pound of marijuana on him.

Deputies also arrested four other people on drug charges.

Bleckley BOE to meet in called session to name superintendent.

The Bleckley County Board of Education will meet in a special called meeting to name a superintendent and for any other business that comes before the board.  The meeting will be held inside the board room at 24 NE Dykes Street.

Bats, defense, struggle as BCHS loses at Dodge County.

Bats, defense, struggle as BCHS loses at Dodge County.

The Royals gave up seven runs, includig a grand slam, in the bottom of the second Tuesday night at Dodge County. They didn't have a hit until the fifth inning and finished with two.  Bleckley also committed six errors as they lost the season series to the Indians 11-1 in six innings.

Caleb Wynne and Chandler Abney were both 1 for 2.  Region play resumes Friday versus Crawford County. Game time is 5:45 pm in Cochran.

Bleckley FFA teachers recognized at Capital.

Bleckley FFA teachers recognized at Capital.

Monday,Walt Parks and Doyle Floyd, FFA teachers for Bleckley County High School, were recognized at the Georgia Legislature in Atlanta.  Represenative Bubber Eppps (R-Dry Branch) sponsored a House resolution recognizing parks as GACTE (Georgia Association of Career Technical Education) Teacher of the Year.  Floyd was recognized as FFA Alumni Teacher of the Year.

BCHS football player signs with LaGrange College.

BCHS football player signs with LaGrange College.

Bleckley County High School football player Caleb Wynne signed with LaGrange College today in the media center. Wynne, a first time 4-AA all region team selection at tight end, caught seven passes for 77 yards and one touchdown. He also played linebacker and had 52 tackles, 12 for loss, and four sacks.