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BCHS to stream graduation ceremonies.

Bleckley County High School will hold graduation ceremonies tomorrow at 9 am inside Royal Stadium.  The school website will stream it online.  You can watch by clicking here.  To view this year's graduates, click here.

Cochran church opening food bank tomorrow.

Faith Temple Precious Faith Ministries will open their food bank tomorrow from 4-5 pm for local residents.  The church is located at 383 GA 87.  For more information, call Sheri Ligon, (478)298-2844.

DOT awards money to Bleckley County for improvements.

The Georgia Department of Transportation awarded a $2 million dollar contract to Everett Dykes Grassing of Cochran as part of over $7 million for infrastructure improvements given out to Bleckley and other counties..  The contract calls for 6.664 miles of milling, plant mix resurfacing and single surface treatment paving on SR 26 from south of Old Milledgeville Road/County Line Road to SR 87. According to a release, the project has a March 2018 completion date. 

Local residents make OFTC President's, Dean's Lists.

Oconee Fall Line Technical College announced their Spring 2017 Semester President's and Dean's Lists Monday. To view Bleckley residents who made both, click here.

Cochran church holding Memorial Day Weekend Fireworks Show.

Christ Chapel Cochran, 330 W Dykes St, will hold a fireworks show May 28 at 9 pm.  Bring lawn chairs for seating. Fireworks show as well as music.  Free soft drinks and bottled water, free gifts for children.

Time change for Virtual School interest meeting.

The start time for Thursday's meeting to discuss a virtual/online school program that would be open to home school students, private school students, as well as students in traditional schools interested in a different learning enviroment, has been changed to a 6 pm start.  It will be held in the BCMS Media Center.

White a positive influence on and off the mat for BCHS.

White a positive influence on and off the mat for BCHS.

Bleckley County High School competition cheerleader Calli White in many ways is like other members of the squad. She loves her family, hanging out with friends, and has a boyfriend.  But White had to overcome an obsticle most don't to become a cheerleader.

She made the squad as a freshman with just one eye.  White lost her right eye due to cancer almost 11 years ago. Despite that loss, she made the squad and went from being an alternate to on the mat.  White also has a heart for others, especially those who may be different.

Wednesday, she won the statewide Positive Athlete Georgia Most Positive Cheerleading Athlete Award.  To read more about her, including thoughts from her head coach Heather Davis, click here.