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Big fifth inning powers Lady Royals to victory.

Big fifth inning powers Lady Royals to victory.

BCHS used a five-run top of the fifth to blow open a 3-2 game at East Laurens.  They went on to win 11-3.  To read more, click here.

Portion of East Peter Street to close August 26.

East Peter Street, between South Fifth and Lower Fifth Street, will close from 8 am to 8 pm on August 26 for the replacement of culvert pipe. Closures will take place over the next 2 to 3 weeks at to be determined times while the project is completed.

BCHS softball car wash and bake sale August 26.

The Lady Royals softball team will hold a car wash and bake sale this Saturday from 9 am to 1 pm at Citizens Bank of Cochran, 126 E Dykes St.  Donations welcomed and appreciated.

Millage rate unchanged, primary school project moving forward.

The Bleckley County Board of Education chose to keep the 2019 (FY20) millage rate at 14.286 mills at Tuesday night's monthly meeting.  There were also updates on the new primary school, the HVAC project, and more.  Click here to read.

Consistent, clutch scoring lifts Lady Royals to victory.

Consistent, clutch scoring lifts Lady Royals to victory.

BCHS scored one run in each of the first four innings, then a four run bottom of the sixth.  Five runs came with two outs in an 8-4 win versus Washington County.  Click here for more.

Local students make OFTC Summer 2019 President's, Dean's Lists.

Click here to see students from Bleckley County who made the Oconee Fall Line Technical College Summer 2019 semester President's and Dean's Lists.

A good way to honor Mrs. Barbra.

A good way to honor Mrs. Barbra.

The Red Cross held a blood drive in the Bleckley County Extension Office main room. People were asked to come and donate in honor of Barbra Cook. Cook, a local resident and volunteer for over 18 years, missed as she's recovering from a minor stroke. The goal was 26 donations, 36 people showed up. Three people were unable to give, so the final total was 33. The next blood drive is October 21.