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Bleckley All Star teams begin chase for championships Friday.

The Cochran Bleckley Recreation Department has four all star teams still in action.  July 6 will begin their chase for championships as 8u baseball will be in the Dixie Youth Pee Wee Coach Pitch finals played in Cochran.  Bleckley finished as second seed last in last weekend's pool play.  They open with Troup County that night at 6:30pm.


GRPA state begins for softball teams July 10.  In Hazlehurst, 10u softball will play Alma-Bacon County at 5 pm.  The 12u takes on Brantley County at 3:45 pm.  The 8u open state that night in Sylvania at 6 pm against Brantley County.

Cochran church hosting youth event July 9-13.

Strong Tower Church located at 186 East Dykes Street will host "4th Night.  The Battle is over...What Now?" July 9-13 from 6:30-9 pm for middle and high school students.  Several guest speakers including Elder Scott Allen from House of Grace and Bleckley County High School head football coach Von Lassiter.  Register for the event by clicking here.

"Blowing up the sky" above Christ Chapel Cochran.

"Blowing up the sky" above Christ Chapel Cochran.

To update the crowd on gathered for Sunday night's fireworks show at Christ Chapel Cochran, pastor Rich Hulsey said they'd soon "blow up the sky."  To see what that looked like, click here.

Local travel team picks up second straight trophy.

Local travel team picks up second straight trophy.

Bleckley-based Middle GA Crush 04 again was putting the "travel" in travel softball Saturday, playing in Brunswick at the USSSA Beach Bash.  The team picked up their second straight trophy, finising second in the Gold Division.

Bleckley BOE approves new services contract for high school.

The Bleckley County Board of Education approved a contract with Sielox for security services at the high school as part of a called meeting held Thursday night.  To read more, click here.

Update on Bleckley All Star Teams.

GRPA district softball tournaments wrapped up earlier this week for all star softball teams.  The Bleckley 8u girls won district, both the 10 and 12u finished district runner up.  Screven County will host 8u state, Jeff Davis 10 and 12u.  Both start July 10.

Dixie Youth Coach Pitch Baseball state begins tonight at the Cochran Bleckley Rec. Department.  Bleckley will play at 6 pm.

Bleckley school supply lists for 2018-19.

To view the 2018-19 supply lists for all Bleckley County schools, click here.