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Making Cochran a cleaner place.

Making Cochran a cleaner place.

The Cochran-Bleckley Chamber of Commerce and city government sponsored a cleanup day Saturday.  Volunteers went out to different parts of the city to collect trash.  People could also bring tires and other household waste to dropoff sites including behind the chamber.  Volunteers enjoyed a sack lunch once the work was done.

Long final day at the ballfield.

It was a busy day for BCHS baseball.  The team played their final regular season games, a doubleheader, at home against Swainsboro.  It was also Senior Night.  Game one made it an even longer affair as it took 11 innings.

To read about both games, click here.  You can see Senior Night photos here.

Scoring opportunities wasted as BCHS loses to Fitzgerald.

Scoring opportunities wasted as BCHS loses to Fitzgerald.

Bleckley failed to score with the bases loaded and one out twice as part of nine runners stranded as they lost at home to Fitzgerald 6-1 Thursday night.  To read more, click here.

Cochran Women's Club collecting items for domestic violence victims April 28.

Cochran Women's Club will join other women's clubs in statewide Day of Service event by collecting items for victims of domestic violence April 28. Members will be in front of Walmart from 10 am-1 pm. According to a release, items sought include diapers, shampoo, body wash, deodorant, hair brushes, paper towels, trash bags, feminine hygiene products, shavers, toothbrushes, toothpaste, and women's and children's underwear. Donations will go to the Salvation Army Safe House in Warner Robins.

Friends of the Library hosting book signing April 24.

Cochran-Bleckley Friends of the Library will hold a book signing for Dr. Tracie Provost April 24 at 6:30 pm in the conference room of the Tessie W. Norris-Cochran Bleckley Library. Provost recently published her first novel "Under the Blood Moon." She is a professor of European History at Middle Georgia State University.

BCHS loses in extras at Dodge County.

BCHS loses in extras at Dodge County.

Longtime rivals Bleckley and Dodge played a classic baseball game in Eastman Tuesday night, going nine innings.  The Royals suffered a close loss, 2-1 in nine innings.  Read more by clicking here.

Cochran Cleanup Day April 21.

As part of the Great American Cleanup, a cleanup Cochran Day will be held April 21 from 9 am-noon.  Meet behind the Chamber of Commerce on third street to receive cleaning supplies and locations.  Lunch will be provided there once completed.  For more information, call the chamber, (478)934-2965.