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Many people came together who are "Pulling for Barry."

Many people came together who are "Pulling for Barry."

The command of "pull" followed by shotgun blasts could be heard echoing off Rebie Road in Bleckley County Saturday as clay shoot benefiting Barry Jones was held. Named “Pulling for Barry,” the shoot was to help Jones with the expenses associated with battling cancer. It was organized by Cochran Bank president Mary Ann Young, who knew Jones from his time as an appraiser for the bank. Family members. friends, as well as members of the BC Shotgun Team were also involved. Besides the clay shoot, there was also a bake sale, T-Shirt sale, and gun raffle. Organizers said at least 60 people participated. 

Turnovers cost Royals versus Veterans.

The Warhawks scored 28 points off five turnovers, including one on a bad defensive sequence in the third, to beat BCHS 49-21.  To read more, click here.

BCHS holds off East Laurens.

BCHS holds off East Laurens.

Good pitching and timely defensive plays helped the Lady Royals overcome a poor offensive day and defeat East Laurens 3-2 Thursday afternoon.  Click here for more.

Middle Georgia State unveils strategic plan.

Middle Georgia State recently announced a five-year strategic plan designed to increase enrollment, enrich student experience, as well as expand their online degree program into new markets.  To read more, click here.

Bleckley BOE sets final millage rate, hires another resource officer.

It was another busy monthly meeting for the Bleckley County Board of Education Tuesday night.  Actions taken included setting the final millage rate for 2018 and hiring of another school resource officer.   To read more, click here.

Lady Royals stay perfect in region.

Lady Royals stay perfect in region.

BCHS softball moved to 3-0 in 3-AA with a 13-1 win at Washington County Tuesday afternoon.  Click here for more.

Church opening food bank to local residents tomorrow.

Faith Temple Precious Faith Ministries will open their food bank to local residents tomorrow from 3:30-4:30 pm. Contact Sherri Ligon, (478)298-2844, for more information. The church is located at 383 GA 87 in Cochran.