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Cancer awareness ceremony to be held before BCHS football game.

It will be cancer awareness night Friday when Bleckley hosts Dublin High School.  Before the game, a ceremony honoring survivors of both breast and prostate cancer as well as rememberance of those lost, will be held. Survivors and their families are invited to be on the field.  Line up near the players entrance tunnel at 7:15 pm.

Portrayer of historically significant African American women to to perform at Middle Georgia State.

Dr. Daisy Century, an actress who portrays black women who changed history will perform in the Presidential Dining Room (Georgia Hall) of Middle Georgia State University's Cochran campus October October 4 at 7 pm. Her character that evening will be Madam C.J. Walker. Tickets are $5 each.

Local travel team finishes second in return to field.

Local travel team finishes second in return to field.

BC Crush 12-u softball played in the USSSA South Georiga Fall Frenzy at Southern Pines in Dublin Saturday.  They finished second, falling to Middle Georgia Impact 8-4 in the title game.  The team will return to action sometime after middle school season wraps up on October 8.

Rough weekend for BCHS softball.

The Lady Royals traveled to Loganville for the Ram Classic hosted by Loganville High School.  Friday night, BC split games, defeating Winder Barrow 7-6 in nine innings but losing to Worth County 8-3.  Saturday, they lost to Prince Avenue Christian 11-2 and were no hit by Lanier County 13-0.

It will be Senior Night when Bleckley hosts Dodge County September 27.  Ceremonies start at 5 pm, game at 5:30.

Offense struggles as BCHS drops region football opener.

Offense struggles as BCHS drops region football opener.

Bleckley had just 96 total yards of offense as they lost at Northeast 41-6 Friday night.  It will be Cancer Awareness Night when the Royals host Dublin September 30 at 7:30 pm.

Local restaurants to donate portion of proceeds to man's kidney transplant fund.

A pair of Cochran restaurants will hold "days" where a portion of their sales will go toward the fund set up for a man needing a kidney transplant.  Reed Floyd Day will be at Dairy Queen, 606 N Second St, September 29 and at La Cabana Mexican Restaurant, 317 W Dykes St, October 6.

Funds collected from both will go to the Reed Floyd Kidney Transplant Fund.  Floyd, a Cochran man, was born with one kidney and in need of a transplant.  Donations to the fund can be made now by going to Cochran Bank & Trust, 127 6 St SE.  Call Jenelle Floyd, (478)230-1821, for more information.

Middle Georgia State holding film screening as part of Disability Awareness Month.

To commemorate Disability Awareness Month, Middle Georgia State University's School of Education is hosting "The Ability Exhibit," a series of events to promote inclusion. As part of that series, a screening of the HBO documentary "I Can't Do This But I Can Do That" followed by discussion will be held October 2 from 9:30-10:30 am. The screening will take place in Room 302 of Walker Hall on the Cochran campus.