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Friends of the Library holding "big" book sale August 3.

Cochran Bleckley Friends of the Library will hold an old book sale August 3 from 9 am to 2 pm at the old BCHS Library, 115 SE Ninth St.  Hardcover books for $1.00, softback books for $.25.  High school yearboks from the years 2001, 2003, 2009, 2012, 2013, & 2014.  Proceeds benefit the Tessie W. Norris/Cochran-Bleckley Library.

Lakeview Baptist repeats as church softball tournament champions.

Lakeview Baptist repeats as church softball tournament champions.

Lakeview Baptist Church went undefeated throughout the Bleckley County Church Softbal League postseason tournament, holding off First Baptist team two in the title game, to win a second striaght title.  To read more, click here.

Royals football season tickets on sale August 5.

Season tickets for the 2019 BCHS football season will go on sale August 5 in the high school main office. Cost is $40 each. Those who purchased tickets last year should purchase theirs for this season by August 16. Any unsold tickets will then be available on a first come, first serve basis.

Change coming to Cochran Bypass/Dykes Street interesection.

If you’ve ever had to go halfway into the road while waiting to turn left at the Cochran Bypass and Dykes Street intersection, relief is coming. The Georgia Department of Transportation announced via social media “lagging left turn phases” would be implemented into all four corners of the intersection. On August 1, there will be traffic interruptions while contractors activate and sync up the system. What it means is, traffic going straight will go first, then those in the left lane will receive a signal to turn left.

Dates and times for back to school visitations in Bleckley County.

Pre-K parent orientation will be July 29 at 6 pm. Visitation for Pre-K will be July 31 from 1-5 pm. Visitation for all other schools will be from 3:30 to 6 pm. The Royal Kingsmen Dazzlers will be at both Bleckley Primary and BCES during visitation.

Special motivation before the big games.

Special motivation before the big games.

The Bleckley 8 and 10u all star basebtall teams had one final gathering Tuesday night at the rec. department before each heads to the world series this weekend.  It was a family affair as much of it is with the two teams.  Two coaches work with both the 8 and 10u.  Many 10u players have a younger brother on the 8u team.

 

Players heard video well wishes from Zac Brown Band member Coy Bowles, UGA head baseball coach Scott Stricklin, as well as former BCHS and current Clemson baseball player Carter Raffield.  Two special guests spoke, Royals head baseball coach Brad Davis and state representative Danny Mathis.

 

The 8u opens world series play July 27 at 10:30 am in Ruston, Louisiana.  10u will be in Lumberton North Carolina, their first game is July 26 at 10:30 am.

Promise of Hope seeking participants, sponsors for annual golf tournament.

Promise of Hole will hold the fifth annual "Men's Swing Fore Hope" benefiting the men's facility in Cochran August 3 at Uchee Trail.  Shotgun starts of 8 am or 1 pm.  Cost is $200 per team.   Food, drinks, snacks, provided.   Hole sponosrships are available for $100.  Other sponsorships also available.  Prizes for top three teams in both flights.  

 

A registration form is avaialable here.  Call (478)934-0774, (478)279-2221 for more information.