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Royals shut out Toombs behind gem from Little.

Brody Little went six innings, striking out seven and giving up just two hits as BCHS won 3-0 at Toombs County Friday afternoon. He was also 2 for 4 with a triple. Steven Knighton went 2 for 4 with a double and 1 RBI. Peyton Wimberly was 2 for 4 with 1 RBI. Bleckley plays Monday at Fitzgerald. JV play at 4 pm with varsity to follow.

Bleckley Primary, BCES, make literacy fun.

 Bleckley Primary, BCES, make literacy fun.

Literacy night events held at Bleckley Primary and Bleckley Elementary not only helped students with reading and comprehension, they did it in a way that was fun and made being at school not feel like school.  Click here for more.

Middle Georgia State Faculty Art Exhibition opening March 2.

A gallery talk and opening reception for the Faculty Art Exhibition will be held at Peacock Gallery at Middle Georgia State University March 2 at 6 pm. The gallery is located on the first floor of Russell Hall on the Cochran campus. The exhibition will be on display through April 2. Gallery hours are 8 am-5:30 pm Monday through Thursday, 8 am-noon on Fridays.

Bleckley Pre-K registration March 5.

Bleckley Pre-K will hold registration for the 2020-21 school year March 5 from 9 am-5:30 pm in the cafeteria, 242 Dykes Street.  Children must be age four on or by September 1 to attend.  Those registering children are asked to bring the following documents:

• Child’s Birth Certificate• Child’s Social Security Card• Proof of Address showing name, date and address• Child’s Immunization Record (Form 3231).• Child’s Eye, Ear, Dental and Nutrition Record (Form 3300).• Proof of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)/Food Stamps, SSI (Supplemental Security Income), Medicaid, Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), or Child and Parent Services (CAPS) program, if applicable. A registration announcement states staff will make copies of all documents and return originals.  Call (478)934-9094 for more information.

Bleckley PTO seeking donations of refreshments, volunteers, for Father-Daughter Dance.

Bleckley PTO presents "Light up the night: Daddy-Daughter Glow Dance," February 29 from 6-8 pm at BCHS. Tickets are $25 per couple, $10 per additional child. Tickets will be on sale in the Pre-K, Primary, and Elementary school front offices through February 28. A daughter wishing to go but without a dad/male guardian to escort them with is welcomed to attend with a mom/female guardian. Donations of mini cupcakes, bite-sized brownies, boxes of individually wrapped chips are sought. Volunteers are also needed for setup that Friday from 6-9 pm in the high school lunchroom or cleanup following the dance (arrive by 7:45 pm.) Call (478)595-8726 or (478)230-9344 for more information.  Click here for volunteer/donation form.

Early voting for presidential preference primary to begin March 2.

Early voting for the 2020 Presidential Preference Primary will start March 2 and go through March 20. Hours are 8:30 am-5 pm Monday through friday at the Board of Registrars Office, 112 N. Second Street in Cochran. Voting will be available March 14 from 9 am-4 pm there also.  Call (478)934-3200, ext 8, for more information.

BCHS repeats as region literary champs.

BCHS repeats as region literary champs.
 Bleckley County High School won their second consecutive region literary championship Saturday in Cochran. First place events (advancing to state): boys and girls solo, boys quartet, personal and rhetorical essay, dual oral interpretation. Second place events: girls quartet (tied for first initially), argumentative essay, humorous oral interpretation and dramatic oral interpretation. Third place: domestic extemporaneous speaking. State will be March 14 at Veterans High School.