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Diamond day success gets BCHS first wins of season.

Bleckley picked up their first baseball wins of the season with a pair of victories at Swainsboro High School's Diamond Day. Brody Little gave up one earned run and had seven strikeouts in the Royals 8-1 win over Burke County. He was also 1 for 2. Jack Fernandez went 2 for 3 with a double and 2 RBI. Tripp Purser was 2 for 4 with 1 RBI.

Andrew Thompson went 1 for 2 with 1 RBI. BC capped the day with an 8-4 win against the host Tigers. Little and Lane Kitchens each went 2 for 4 with 1 RBI. Joseph Spires was 2 for 4 with double. Steven Knighton went 2 for 5 with 1 RBI.  The Royals home opener is February 25 against Jeff Davis at 6 pm.

A night of special memories for dads and daughters.

A night of special memories for dads and daughters.

Bleckley PTO held their annual Father-Daughter dance Saturday night.  This year's theme was "I love you to the moon and back."  Girls in Pre-K through five came and enjoyed a night of fun on the dance floor and special time with a special guy in their lives.

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Bleckley NAACP membership drive March 2.

The Bleckley NAACP chapter will hold a membership drive at Turner Chapel AME Church from noon to 1 pm. Free hot dog plates will be given away. For more information, contact membership chair Michelle Basby, (478)319-9983. The church is located 163 N. Seventh Street.

Early season struggles continue for BCHS baseball.

The Royals fell to 0-4 on the baseball season, losing 11-2 at Jeff Davis Thursday night. Despite getting seven hits, the offense left stranded ten runners for a second straight game. Brody Little and Andrew Thompson each went 2 for 4. Bleckley will play Burke County and Swainsboro High School Saturday at Swainsboro. Game times are 10 am and 3 pm.

Promise of Hope seeking help with supplies for new program.

Promise of Hope men's campus in Cochran are seeking help with household items for a new program. Items needed include twin mattresses, box springs, rugs, pots and pans for the kitchen, paper towel holders, bedside lamps, and rugs for both the bedroom and bathroom. For a complete list of needs or more information, call (478)934-0774 or email admincochran@promiseofhopega.org 

Bleckley BOE makes small adjustment to FY19 school calendar.

At Tuesday's monthly meeting, the Bleckley County Board of Education made a small adjustment to this year's school calendar, changing March 29 to a half day for students.  It will be the last day before spring break.

To read about other things that happened at the meeting, click here.

Cold bats on a cold night in Dexter.

It was a cold, windy night when BCHS baseball traveled to Dexter to play West Laurens.  The Royal offense was also cold, mustering just four hits in a 6-3 loss.  To read more, click here.