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26th Annual Bleckley NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet March 23.

The Bleckley NAACP will hold their 26th annual Freedom Fund Banquet March 23 at 6 pm inside the Presidential Dining Room at Middle Georgia State University. Guest speaker will be Tim Chatman, Dublin Chief of Police and pastor of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in Ailey. For tickets and more information, contact Doris Harris, (478)397-4797, harr4958@bellsouth.net

BCHS Literary finishes state runner up.

Bleckley County High School Literary finished second at state competition held Saturday at Veterans High School.  To read full results, click here.

BCHS grits out win at Dodge County.

BCHS grits out win at Dodge County.

Despite only four hits, none of them coming with runners in scoring position, the Royals swept the season series against Dodge County winning 2-1 in Eastman Friday afternoon.  To read more, click here.

BCHS hits first homers of season in rout of Howard.

Brody Little and Steven Knighton hit the first home runs of the season for the Royals as they beat Howard High School 13-2 in a game played at Mary Persons High School Thursday afternoon. Little was 3 for 3, Knighton 2 for 3, both with 4 RBI. Lane Kitchens went 2 for 3 with a double and 2 RBI. Jack Fernandez went 1 for 2. Bleckley plays at Dodge County this afternoon at 5 pm.

Story Time at the Library March 20.

Story Time at the Tessie W. Norris/Cochran-Bleckley Library will be March 20 at 10 am.  Presented by the Bleckley County Retired Educators, reader will be Laura Bowen.

Major personnel moves at Tuesday night's BOE meeting.

The resignation of  assistant superintendent and curriculum director Dr. Andrea Williams, "with regret due to retirement," was approved at Tuesday night's monthly Bleckley Board of Education meeting. As a result, a new director of curriculum as well as assistant superintendent were promoted from other administrative positions. Click here for more.

Donations of candy, plastic eggs, sought for Bleckley Elementary "dozen day."

Bleckley Elementary is seeking donations of plastic eggs and individually wrapped candy for their annual "dozen day" March 29, an event designed to ensure all school children get to enjoy Easter egg hunts. Items can be left in the main office of BCES. Please have all donations in by March 27.