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Bleckley FFA teachers recognized at Capital.

Bleckley FFA teachers recognized at Capital.

Monday,Walt Parks and Doyle Floyd, FFA teachers for Bleckley County High School, were recognized at the Georgia Legislature in Atlanta.  Represenative Bubber Eppps (R-Dry Branch) sponsored a House resolution recognizing parks as GACTE (Georgia Association of Career Technical Education) Teacher of the Year.  Floyd was recognized as FFA Alumni Teacher of the Year.

Bleckley Relay For Life meeting March 23.

The next Bleckley Relay For Life meeting will be March 23 at 6:30 pm. It will be held inside the Presidential Dining Room located inside Georgia Hall at Middle Georgia State College.

Selling cookies on a Saturday.

Selling cookies on a Saturday.

It was a nippy Saturday morning in Cochran.  But a pair of Girl Scouts were hard at work.  Avery Cavanah and Lindsey Sapp, members of troop 60566, were Walmart selling Girl Scout Cookies.  Sales stay within the council and benefit local scouts.  

To learn more about what's happening with Girl Scouts in Cochran, search for "Girl Scouts of Bleckley County" on Facebook.

One pitch softball tournament to benefit church mission trip.

House of Grace church in Cochran will host a one pitch softball tournament March 21.  It's for players 16 and up. Cost is $150 per team with safety net and balls provided.  Proceeds will benefit the church mission team that will be traveling to the Dominican Republic.  To register or for more information, call 478-934-4494, or 478-919-4792.  House of Grace is located at 133 Jac Arts Road.

Pageant to benefit Jay's Hope postponed.

The Miss Sparking Shamrock Pageant, scheduled for March 21 at the Cochran City Auditorium and benefitting Jay's Hope, has been postponed.  A new pageant is scheudled for April 11.  Deatils will be announced when known.

Cochran church youth group seeking donations for creation of teen hangout.

House of Grace Church's UnAshamed youth group is seeking donations of genly used couches, foosball and ping pong ball tables, and video game consoles.  Their goal is to create a place for students in Bleckley County to hang out.  To donate or for more information, contact student pastor Amanda Allen, 478-230-7680, or amandaallenromans116@yaoo.com

Bleckley Elementary student was Principal of the Day.

Bleckley Elementary student was Principal of the Day.

Fifth grader Darci Dillard got to be Principal of the Day Monday at Bleckley County Elementary School.  She got the opportunity by having the highest bid at the school's recently held WinterFest.  Darci enjoyed spending the day with principal Janet DeLoach and experienced the "life of a school princopal,' according to an article relased by the school.  This was her second time enjoying  the opportunity.  Darci is the daughter of Mike and Amanda Dillard.