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Big first half lifts BCHS to win in season opener.

Big first half lifts BCHS to win in season opener.

Bleckley forced three first half turnovers and got three first half touchdowns from Nykeem Farrow as they rolled over Hawkinsville 42-6 to open the season.  Click here for more.

BCHS cruises in softball home opener.

BCHS cruises in softball home opener.

The Lady Royals had little trouble with Dublin in their home opener, winning 10-2 Thursday afternoon.  For more, click here.

Local students make OFTC Summer 2018 President's, Dean's Lists.

To see the students from Bleckley County who made Oconee Fall Line Technical College Summer 2018 semester President's and Dean's Lists, click here.

Christ Chapel holding Back to School Bash August 18.

Christ Chapel Cochran will hold a back to school bash for middle and high school students August 18. Registration is at 3 pm at the Cochran Bleckley Recreation Department. A three-point shot and slam dunk contest is set from 3:30-5. Things then move next door to CHrist Chapel for pizza. Worship starts at 5:20 pm featuring Christian comedian and author Lee McBride.

BCHS rolls over Northeast in softball opener.

BCHS rolls over Northeast in softball opener.

BCHS scored 13 in the first, five more in the second, en route to an 18-0 shutout of Northeast in their region and season opener Tuesday afternoon.  Macey Haley hit her first high school career home run, a twor-run shot, in going 2 for 2  Landa Dominy was 2 for 2 with a triple and 3 RBI.  Abbey Sims went 2 for 2 with a double and 1 RBI  Miranda Pearson was 2 for 2.  Regan Wimberly went 1 for 2 with 1 RBI.  Bailey Odom threw three perfect innings in the win. The Lady Royals home opner is tomorrow against Dublin at 5:30 pm.

"The need is always there."

"The need is always there."

The American Red Cross held a blood drive Monday afternoon in the main building of the county extension office. A surge of donors in the final hour lifted what was described as a very slow day for donations. Organizers say there’s always a need for blood, including now with hurricane season in full swing. The next blood drive will be October 8.

JV softball at Fitzgerald cancelled.

Today's BCHS JV softball games at Fitzgerald have been cancelled.  Varisty open the regular season tomorrow at Northeast, start time is 5 pm. 

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