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Santa coming to the Cochran Library December 14.

Santa Claus will be at the Tessie W. Norris/Cochran Bleckley Library December 14 at 10 am.  His appearance is presented by the Bleckley County Retired Educators.

Boys win thriller as BCHS sweeps region opener.

Bleckley opened 3-AA at Northeast Macon Tuesday night.  The girls won 63-23, the boys prevailed in triple overtime 89-87.  BC hosts Dodge County Friday.  Tip time is 6 pm.

White resigns as BCHS football coach.

Tracy White resigned as Bleckley County High School football coach following a meeting with Superintendent Steve Smith and high school principal Trey Belflower.  White was hired in 2012 following the retirement of Sam Barrs.  After going 17-6 during the first two seasons including BCHS hosting the first state playoff game in school history as well as winning the first home playoff game in school history, the team went 8-17 the last three years.

Smith released a statement saying "After discussions among Coach White, Principal Belflower, and Superintendent Smith regarding BCHS football, Coach White resigned as head football coach today. He has informed his coaches and players of this decision. We truly appreciate Coach White's dedication to the players, the school, and our school system. We look forward to him continuing to serve our students in the future."

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Start time for BCHS One Act Christmas show changed.

The start time for Thursday's Bleckley County High School One Act Play Chrismtas Variety Show has been changed from 7:30 to 7 pm.

BCHS well represented on 3-AA All Region Softball Team.

During Monday night's Bleckley County High School softball awards banquet, all region, and all state selections were announced.  They were as follows. 3-AA All Region TeamSecond team- Landa Dominy, Riley Edge, Abbey Sims, Aliyah Whitehead.First team- Taylor Dykes, Faith Harris, Bailey Odom, Jordan Williams.3-AA Co-Player of the Year- Hannah Coulter. 2016- All State Team SelectionsSecond Team- Taylor Dykes, Hannah Coulter.Honorable Mention- Faith Harris. You can read more on the banquet by clicking here.

Children's crafts night will benefit student mission trip.

First Baptist Church of Cochran will hold "Christmas Kiddie Crafts" in the Fellowship Halll December 10 from 5-9 pm.  Cost is $20 per child and is for children in Pre K-fifth grade.  Activities include watching The Polar Express, making ornaments, Christmas Bingo, and cookie decorating.  You can register in advance by clicking here.  Proceeds will benefit the senior student mission trip to Uganda this summer.

The church is located at 101 South Second St.

Cochran church opens food bank ministry.

Cochran church opens food bank ministry.

Cornerstone Church of Cochran has opened a food bank ministry called the Cornerstone Love Center.  It's appointment based and will provide food to people in need.  To learn more, call coordinator Marsha Hartley, (478)867-3351.