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Cochran Martin Luther King Day parade January 21.

The Martin Luther King Day Parade, sponsored by Bleckley NAACP, will be January 21 at 1 pm. Lineup is at 11:30 am at Middle Georgia State University in the Gateway Parking Lot. Program to follow the parade at House of Grace, 133 Jac Arts Road, with guest speaker Rev. Randal Paschal. Call (478)397-4797 for parade registration forms or more information.

Grants will help MGA's Cochran campus library preserve artifacts.

Grants will help MGA's Cochran campus library preserve artifacts.

A pair of grants will aid librarians working at Roberts Library on the Cochran campus of Middle Georgia State University in preserving numerous items of local and campus history.   To read more, click here.

Second public hearing on urban redevelopment plan January 17.

The City of Cochran will host another public hearing regarding the current urban redevelopment plan January 17 at the Community House, 192 South Third Street., at 5 pm. Downtown businesses owners are encouraged to attend. Topics will include downtown parking, business vacancies, façade improvements, and crosswalks. Representatives from the Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission, who are assisting the city with the plan, will be in attendance. Public comment will be received on downtown issues that could benefit from reinvestment.

Struggles continue for BCHS basketball.

Struggles continue for BCHS basketball.

It was another rough night for BCHS as they suffered their second straight sweep, dropping a pair of games to Southwest at home.  To read more, click here.

Local students make OFTC Fall 2018 President's, Dean's, lists.

To view students from Bleckley County who made the 2018 fall semester President's and Dean's lists at Oconee Fall Line Technical College, click here.

Story Time at the Library January 16.

Story Time at the Tessie W. Norris/Cochran-Bleckley Library will be January 16 at 10 am.  Reader will be Lynne Sanders.  Story Time is presented by the Bleckley County Retired Educators.

MGA's Moe to be recognized for 300 wins January 10.

Middle Georgia State men's head basketball coach Scott Moe will be recognized for winning his 300th career game Thursday when the Knights host Univeristy of Mobile at 7:30 pm.  Moe won his 300th game in November at College of Coastal Georgia in double overtime.  There will also be a MGA women's game against University of Mobile that day at 5:30.