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Few spots remaining for Bleckley Prek-K.

There are still a few spots remaining at Bleckley Pre-K for the 2018-19 school year. Parents or guardians are advised to register their children as soon as possible. Registration is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 am-3 pm, 242 East Dykes Street. The following documentation is required for registration: birth certificate, Social Security card, Immunization Record (Form 3231), Eye, Ear, Dental & Nutrition Record (Form 3300, Proof of Residence (utility bill, property tax receipt, lease contract, etc.), and Medicaid Card/Proof of Food Stamps/SSI, if applicable.

Budget approved, other news from Bleckley BOE meeting.

The Bleckley Board of Education approved the FY19 budget, a small increase in meal prices, as well as an updated athletic staffing plan at their June 19 monthly meeting.  To read more, click here.

BCHS softball players participate in Champions Day at Atlanta Braves game.

BCHS softball players participate in Champions Day at Atlanta Braves game.
The Atlanta Braves, in conjunction with the GHSA held "Champions Day" prior to Sunday's home game versus Baltimore. Softball and baseball state champions as well as those making the elite eight, got the opportunity to walk out on the field and be recognized by the crowd.

Chicken plate sale helping fund upcoming church mission trip.

Chicken plate sale helping fund upcoming church mission trip.

House of Grace church members sold grilled chicken plates Saturday night. Proceeds will go toward an August mission trip to Honduras. Church members going are: Thomas Weekley, Aaron Curry, Lee Wimberly, Katlin Lucas, Christie McUmber, Jan Brister, John Brister, Sheena Gibberson, and Adam Hall. The group dug wells on a mission trip last year, this year they'll be building water lines to homes.

Also part of the trip will be outreach sessions at the community center and sharing at local churches during the evenings. Donations of cash, lined or unlined spiral notebooks, colored pencils, crayons, and powdered baby formula are sought for the trip. Cash donations can be made online at houseofgracecochran.org Formula and supplies can be dropped off at the church, 133 Jac Arts Road.

Future Lady Royals Fastpitch Camp postponed.

The Future Lady Royals Faspitch camp scheduled for June 25-27 has been postponed until April 2019 when it will be done as an after school event.

Cochran Bypass open, traffic temporarily rerouted.

Cochran Bypass open, traffic temporarily rerouted.

The Cochran Bypass was opened to traffic Thursday afternoon. US 23/SR 87 Business will be closed for approximately 30 days as it's connected to the newly widened highway. Fans of Sugarberry's restaurant can take heart though, a gravel path where the detour begins allows access to the popular buffett.

BCHS Beta Club has great showing at nationals.

BCHS Beta Club has great showing at nationals.

Bleckley County High School Beta Club was in Savannah June 17-20 for the National Convention.  Of the nine events in which a member competed, six placed in the top ten, including two national champions and two runners up.  To read more, click here.