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Cochran residents make Middle Georgia State President's, Dean's Lists.

Middle Georgia State University announced their 2016 Fall Semester President's and Dean's Lists Tuesday.  To view local students who made each, click here.

Middle Georgia State's Kappa Sigma Fraternity now a chapter.

Middle Georgia State's Kappa Sigma Fraternity now a chapter.

A colony of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity was formed on the Cochran campus of Middle Georgia State University 14 months ago.  Saturday night, the colony became a chapter.  Members from what's now the Upsilon-Zeta Chapter, school officials, as well as members from other areas, were in attednace for an installation banquet celebrating the event.

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Bleckley resident makes South Georgia State College Academic Honors List.

Paula D. Bennett made the South Georgia State College Academic Honors list for the Fall 2016 Semester. A release states the list is for students who take 5 to 11 semester hours with a GPA of 3.5 or better.

Bleckley residents make OFTC President's, Dean's Lists.

Oconee Fall Line Technical College announced their 2016 Fall Semester President's and Dean's Lists.   To view Bleckley residents who made each, click here.

BCHS senior raising funds for mission trip.

Bleckley County High School senior Lindsay Thompson will be spending nine months in Costa Rica after graduating as part of the Global Adventure Pursuit Program. Thompson will be engaging in mission work, learning other cultures, as well as engaging in Biblical studies. To donate, go here.

Cochran church to offer 12-step recovery program.

Cornerstone Church of Cochran already offers Celebrate Recovery, a weekly support group for people with "hangups and habits." On January 4, a new 12-step program will begin. It's separate from Celebrate Recovery but is for anyone needing a 12-step approach to issues including substance abuse and grief.  Meetings start at 7 pm and will be held at the church, 106 W Dykes St. For more information, call Kace Jarrell, (478)230-2538.

Longtime Bleckley court clerk calls it a career.

Longtime Bleckley court clerk calls it a career.

A reception was held honoring Dianne Brown Thursday.  After 34 years as Clerk of Superior Court, she chose not to run for re-election.  Brown was the longest serviing elected public official in Bleckley County history.