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BCHS finds a way versus Metter.

BCHS finds a way versus Metter.

There were plenty of anxious moments in Wednesday's first round playoff baseball series versus Metter.  A blown lead, missed scoring opportunities, the Tigers loading the bases twice in game two.  Bleckley though found a way to win both games and advance to round two.  Click here to find out how they did it.

Bleckley Retired Educators meeting May 1.

Bleckley County Retired Educators will hold their final monthly meeting until fall May 1 at noon in the main room of the county extension office, 165 E Peacock Street.  Contact Kathy Jones, (478)230-7047,  by April 28 to confirm your meal.

Military Night at Bleckley County Success Academy April 30.

Bleckley County Success Academy will host recruiters from various branches of the military (IE: Army, Georgia National Guard, Air Force) April 30 at 6 pm inside the middle school cafeteria.  Each will present info on opportunities to serve in their respective branches.  Local current and veteran members of the military will also be on hand to share experiences.  Call (478)934-1685 for more information.

Meet the 2019 competition and football squad cheerleaders, and how you can support them this season.

Click here to see who will be on the sidelines supporting BCHS during football games, who'll be on the blue mat Saturdays trying to help bring a state title to Cochran, and how you can help them with expenses for the upcoming season.

Cochran blood drive has good day.

Cochran blood drive has good day.

The American Red Cross held their quarterly blood drive Monday afternoon at the county extension office. Organizers said 35 people had donated around 5:30 pm, with more arriving. Those donating could pick up a "Game of Thrones" themed poster. The next drive is June 17.

Cochran cleanup day April 27.

The Chamber of Commerce and city of Cochran are sponsoring a cleanup day April 27 from 9 am to noon.  Volunteers are asked to meet behind the chamber on third street at 9, cleaning locations and supplies will be distributed.  Come back at noon for lunch.  Bulk waste can also be dropped off during that time at the Peyton Williams Learnng Center, the old Piggly Wiggly on Dykes Street, the Cochran Bleckley Rec. Department, and at Beech Street Plaza.


For more information, call (478)934-2965 or (478)934-6346.

Look at the eggs falling from the sky.

Look at the eggs falling from the sky.

Christ Chapel Cochran held their annual helictopter egg drop Saturday at the Cochran Bleckley Recreation Department.  The eggs were dropped onto the back fields were football and soccer games are played.   Kip McGuire, member of Christ Chapel, rode along in the helicopter to deliver the eggs that were quickly collected by children.