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BCHS football loses tough game at Hawkinsville.

BCHS football loses tough game at Hawkinsville.

Bleckley had a 14-7 lead in the fourth quarter Friday night at Hawkinsville only to see the Red Devils tie the score on a 32-yaard touchdown run on fourth and 2.  In overtime and down seven, the Royals fumbled the ball on third down inside the five as they lost 21-14.  Nykeem Farrow had a career high 100 yards on 21 carries including a 66-yard touchdown run.

You can read more on the game here.  BCHS hosts Treutlen High School September 2 at 7:30 pm.

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

Oconee Fall Line Technical College recently announced their Summer 2016 Semester President's and Dean's Lists.  To read who made it from Bleckley County, click here.

Bats again come alive in win for BCHS.

Bats again come alive in win for BCHS.

The Lady Royals trailed East Laurens 5-1 after an inning and a half and 5-4 after three innings at home Thursday.  BC scored 11 over the final two innings to win 15-7, the fifth time they'd scored ten or more this season.   Riley Edge went 3 for 4 with a double.  Abbey Sims was 2 for 3 with 2 RBI.  Jordan Williams was 2 for 3 with 1 RBI.  Taylor Dykes went 2 for 3 with a triple.  Hannah Coulter was 2 for 3 with a double.

Bleckley plays at FPD Macon Monday.  Game time is 5:30 pm.

New children's/youth ministry coming to Cochran church.

Awana,a global nonprofit ministry devoted to fostering love of Christ in children and youth, is coming to Salem Baptist Church. A registration roundup party will be held August 31 from 6:45-8 pm featuring games, food, and other fun. Classes start September 7, 6:45-8 pm and will be offered for children in preschool through 12th grade. Salem Baptist Church is located at 107 Salem Church Road.

Church women's group holding another car wash Saturday.

House of Grace women's group will hold another donation-only car wash August 29 from 10 am-1 pm at the Citizens Bank of Cochran, 124 E Dykes St.  Proceeds will go toward the group's trip to a women's conference September 15-17 at Tybee Island.

BCHS One Act to honor memory of local "music man."

BCHS One Act to honor memory of local "music man."

Louis Foster in many ways, was Cochran's "music man."  Foster served as band director for both Bleckley County Middle School and Bleckley County High School for many years as well as teaching music at Middle Georgia State University.  He passed away earlier this summer after a brief illness.

Bleckley County High School One Act Play will be honoring the memory of Foster with their competition piece.  At this weekend's fundraising talent shows A Night with the Strars, it was announced that this year's one act performance,The Music Man, would be dedicated to the memory of Foster.

Community performances of one act will be held in October.  Region 3-AA competition will be hosted by BCHS.

Rough start to season for BCHS football.

Bleckley lost their football opener at Clinch County 47-7 Friday night.  Corez Walters scored the only touchdown. The Royals will seek to rebound at Hawkinsville August 26.  Kickoff is 7:30 pm.