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More local event cancellations amid coronavirus concerns.

Both Story Time at the Tessie W. Norris/Cochran-Bleckley Library scheduled for March 18 and the Friends of the Library "Big Book Sale" schedulef for March 21 have been cancelled.

Bleckley schools to close March 17-April 13.

The Bleckley County Board of Education voted unanimously Sunday night to close all schools March 17 through April 13 amid concern about the coronavirus and in anticipation of action by Gov. Brian Kemp tomorrow.  Click here for more.

Where things stand with sports stopped.

The last local sporting event to take place was BCHS boys soccer winning 4-1 versus Montgomery County March 13.  Click here for more.

Cochran Speedway employee recognized for years of service.

Cochran Speedway employee recognized for years of service.

Before the start of Saturday night's world championship makeup races at Cochran Motor Speedway, Willis Wombles was recognized.  Wombles will be retiring  this year after working in the short track racing industry for 55 years, seven with Cochran Speedway.

Royals fall in extra innings to Mary Persons.

Royals fall in extra innings to Mary Persons.

BCHS and Mary Persons were tied at four going to the ninth inning Thursday night. But the strain of three games in four nights plus a (presumed) region game with Dodge Friday night put a strain on the pitching staff.  Click here for more.

Affects of coronavirus being felt locally.

Click here for news regarding the coronavirus effects locally including the status of some events.

Royals do enough to win at Dodge.

 Royals do enough to win at Dodge.

BCHS claimed victory in the renewal of their baseball rivalry with the Indians by scoring a few runs and getting a solid pitching performance from Brody Little.  Click here for more.