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Bleckley BOE to hold tax hearings on millage rate.

Because of property value reassessment, the Bleckley County Board of Education will hold hearings on the tentative millage rate of 14.286 mills approved at a called meeting last night.  Details can be found here.


The hearing schedule is as follows.  October 1, 7 pm BCHS auditorium.  October 8, 11 am, 6 pm in the BOE meeting room.  A meeting will be held at 6:30 pm following the hearing to set the final rate.

Big inning powers Lady Royals past Hawkinsville.

Big inning powers Lady Royals past Hawkinsville.

BCHS scored six runs in the second to blow open a tie game en route to a 10-2 win versus the Lady Red Devils Monday afternoon.  Read more here.

Two BCHS cheerleaders named to GCCA All State Team.

Bleckley County High School senior cheerleaders Abbi Belflower and Shykemmia (Shy) Chambers were selected to the Georgia Cheerleading Coaches Association All State Team. They were two of five BCHS seniors to make the top 30 in class 1-4A. Each cheerleader had to submit a routine video with a cheer, jumps, tumbling, stunt, and dance as well as interview via Zoom conducted Sunday afternoon. The all state team and Cheerleader of the Year will be announced at the state cheerleading finals on February 16, 2021 in Columbus.

Helping make Cochran beautiful.

Helping make Cochran beautiful.

Saturday was the annual "Cochran Cleanup Day." Volunteers spawned out around the city to pick up trash. Residents could also dispose of old tires at dropoff locations in town. Several groups were involved, including a large number of BCHS HOSA members. All in all, about 40 people volunteered.

Royals roll past South Atlanta.

Royals roll past South Atlanta.

BCHS scored 44 unanswered points in winning 44-6 Friday night.  Read more here.

Registration open for fall ball at CBRD.

The Cochran Bleckley Rec. Department is holding registration for fall T-Ball, baseball, and softball now through September 25. Cost $55. Children must be age four to participate. If your child would move up in age group this spring, they'll move up now. Register online at cbrdrecreation.com Call (478)934-3225 with any questions

Millage rate discussed at BOE meeting.

The 2020 millage rate, including a tentative schedule for hearings if there's an increase, was a main topic of discussion at Tuesday night's monthly Board of Education meeting. Click here for more.