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New church joins Bleckley community.

Strong Tower Ministries is the newest church in Cochran.  Founded by Chris and Crystal Bambrough, their first service was held January 31 at Orchard Rise Child Enrichment Center.  They plan to move into a new building in March.

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BCHS to unveil Sweetheart Court at Saturday basketball game.

Bleckley County High School will unveil the 2016 Sweetheart Court during Saturday's home basketball games versus Houston County.  The winner, voted on by students, will be crowned 2016 Miss Sweetheart.

Here are the court members.  Varsity games start at 6 pm.



BCHS FFA Ag Mechanics Team wins area competition.

BCHS FFA Ag Mechanics Team wins area competition.

The Bleckley County High School Ag Mechanics team won Area 3 competition last Thursday in Fort Valley.  Team members were Cale Floyd- High Individual, Jeff Miller- Second High Individual, Seth DuBois- Third High Individual and Henry Richardson- Fourth High Individual. They are pictured with advisor Walt Parks. The team returns to Fort Valley for state February 6.

Not too late to get involved with Bleckley Relay For Life.

This year's Relay For Life in Cochran will be held April 22 at the old high school track.  There are still opportunities for people to get involved.  More teams are sought as well as more volunteers for the event.  For more information, you can email bleckley_relay4life@yahoo.com  or message Bleckley Relay on Facebook.

BCHS Royal Singers to hold dodgeball tournament.

The Bleckley CountyHigh School Royal Singers will hold a dodgeball tournament January 23 at 6 pm in the high school gym.  Proceeds will benefit choir expenses.  Cost is $5 for a 6-8 person team (including two alternates.)  Participants under 18 must sign a release form, available here,  Registration forms (available here) along with money should be turned into the high school office by January 22.  If paying by check, please make out to BCHS Royal Singers.

Cochran church announces hiring of new youth pastor.

Cornerstone Church of Cochran issued the following Monday.

Story Time at the Library January 20.

Story Time at the Tessie W. Norris/Cochran-Bleckley Library will be January 20 at 10 am.  Daphne Jones will be guest reader.  Story Time is presented by the Bleckley County Retired Educators.