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Start times for BCHS at Berrien in round two of softball playoffs.

Bleckley travels to Berrien High School for round two of the state softball playoffs October 18.  Game times are 2:30 and 4:30 pm.  The *if* game would take place October 19 at 4:30 pm.

Friends of the Library Old Book Sale October 21.

Cochran-Bleckley Friends of the Library will hold an old book sale September 21 from 9 am-5 pm at the old BCHS Library, 195 SE Ninth St.  Wide selection of books including, romance, mystery, reference, children's, biography, much more.  Prices range $.25 to $3.  Proceeds benefit the Tessie W Norris/Cochran-Bleckley Library.  For more information, visit Friends of the Library on Facebook.

BCHS has little trouble advancing in softball playoffs.

BCHS has little trouble advancing in softball playoffs.

Bleckley clinched their fourth straight sweet 16 berth with a pair of 15-0 wins against Jefferson County in round one of the softball playoffs.  Read more here.  The Lady Royals will play at Berrien High School in the next roud October 18, times are TBD.

Cochran-Bleckley CountryFest October 21.

The Cochran-Bleckley Chamber of Commerce presents CountryFest October 21. Festival from 10 am-5 pm in downtown Cochran featuring arts and crafts, food vendors, entertainment, and a kid's pit stop sponsored by local churches. Street Dance from 5-9 pm with the Southbound Nomads at 5 followed by the MidLife Chryslers from 6-9 pm. Purchase tickets now for a 50/50 raffle, $1 each, drawing at 6 pm that night. You do not have to be present to win. Call the chamber for more information, (478)934-2965.

"Every little bit helps."

"Every little bit helps."

American Red Cross workers said turnout was slow at yesterday's blood drive held at the Bleckley County Extension Office.  They attributed it to the Columbus Day holiday.  However, they were grateful to all who gave, stating one donation could help three people.

To learn more about Red Cross blood drives, visit redcrossblood.org

Return to the Jungle of Nool with BCHS One Act October 17.

Bleckley County High School One Act Play will hold community performances of this year’s selection, Seussical, October 17 and 20.  It will be the third time BCHS has done the play for their competition piece, winning region the previous two times.  Start times are 7:30 pm that Tuesday, 7 pm on Friday.  Admission is $5 adults, $3 students.

BCMS softball wins region softball title.

BCMS softball wins region softball title.

It's been a good season for Bleckley County Middle School softball.  They swept Dodge County and split with West Laurens en route to securing top seed for the MGMSAA playoffs.  Saturday, the Lady Barons capped their season by defeating fourth seed JR Trippe 11-3 then winning the school's first region softball title since 2005 with a 5-2 win against West Laurens.

Read more by clicking here.