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New assistant principal hire part of recent personnel moves in Bleckley School district.

The Board of Education hired a new assistant principal for Bleckley Elementary as part of personnel matters acted upon at a called meeting Tuesday night.  The hire was a result of other moves which came via the FY 18-19 Leadership Staffing Plan approved at last month's meeting.

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Friends of the Library Old Book Sale March 24.

Cochran-Bleckley Friends of the Library will hold their annual spring old book sale March 24 from 9 am-5 pm at the old high school library, 115 SE Ninth Street.  A variety of books to choose from, children's, drama, romance, mystery, health, many more.  Prices range from $.25 to $3 with proceeds benefiting the Tessie W. Norris/Cochran-Bleckley Library.  To learn more about Friends of the Library, visit their Facebook page.

Cochran church celebrating 185th Homecoming March 18.

Limestone Baptist Church will celebrate their 185th Homecoming March 18 at 11 am.  Guest speaker will be former pastor Dr. Mark Shaw.  The church is located at 874 GA 257.

Bleckley Christian Learning Center "Night of Praise and Worship" March 24.

The Bleckley Christian Learning Center will hold "A Night of Praise and Worship" March 24 at House of Grace Church.  It will feature a free concert by the duo Brothers Forever.  A love offering will be taken to benefit the BCLC, which is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.   House of Grace is located at 133 Jac Arts Road.

Story Time at the Library March 24.

Story Time at the Tessie W. Norris/Cochran-Bleckley Library will be March 24 at 10 am.  Presented by the Bleckley County Retired Educators, reader will be Lynne Sanders.

Dinner and a movie at church.

Dinner and a movie at church.

Lakeview Baptist Church held a "pop in" cookout and movie showing Saturday night.  Hamburgers, hot dogs, and of course popcorn were on the menu as members and guests enjoyed a showing of Same Kind of Different as Me.

Late-inning run foils BCHS comeback attempt.

Late-inning run foils BCHS comeback attempt.

Down 5-0 after two and half innings at home against Washington County, the Royals battled back.  One in the third and four in the fifth tied the score.  But an RBI single in the seventh gave the Golden Hawks a 6-5 win, spoiling BC's comeback attempt.  Steven Knighton had two of the team's four hits, going 2 for 4 with 2 RBI.  Bleckley hosts East Laurens March 16.  JV play at 4 pm with varsity to follow.