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Bleckley band members selected to perform at area, state events.

Bleckley band members selected to perform at area, state events.

Four members of the BCHS Concert Band will be traveling to Athens for the University of Georgia's annual high school band festival known as JanFest. They are Allyson Burke, Logan Fillion, Adam Little, and Rachel Harbin. Harbin was also selected to perform at the Southeast Concert Band Clinic and Honor Band held at Troy University February 1-3. She will be in the showcase concert held on the final day. Fillion was chosen to represent BCHS in the District 11 Georgia Music Educators Association Honor Band. Rehearsals and concerts will take place February 9-10 at Baldwin High School.

Church missionary society celebrating 52nd anniversary January 14

The Daisy P. Jones Missionary Society of Turner Chapel AME Church will celebrate their 52nd anniversary January 14 at 2 pm. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Stephanie Slocumb, Pastor St. James AME Church. The theme will be "Make God's mission your mission." Dinner to follow service. Turner Chapel is located at 163 N Seventh St in Cochran.

Christmas Eve evening services at local churches.

To read a partial listing of Christmas Eve candelight and other services at Bleckley churches, click here.  Your church's information can be added by emailing BleckleyProgress@aol.com

Local students make OFTC Fall 2017 President's, Dean's Lists.

To view Cochran students who made Oconee Fall Line Technical College Fall 2017 semester President's and Dean's Lists, click here.

List of Pilot Club Lite-a-Lite names.

To view the list of people who purchased lights and who they were for from the Pilot Club of Cochran's Lite-a-Lite program, click here.

Cochran community blood drive December 4.

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive December 4 from 2-7 pm in the Bleckley County Extension Office main building, 165 E Peacock St.  To schedule an appointment online, visit redcrossblood.org, and use the sponsor code "Bleckley."

BCHS CTSO canned food drive will feed families in community.

Bleckley County High School Career Technical Student Organizations HOSA, FBLA, FFA, FCCLA, and WBL are once again doing the "Parade Pantry" to collect food for families in the commuity.  They are asking people to bring canned, non-perishible food items to this year's Christmas parade.  Members will be pushing lighted shopping carts for donations.  

This year's parade will be December 1 at 7 pm and will run through the campus of Middle Georgia State University.