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Local softball player named MVP at tournament.

Local softball player named MVP at tournament.

Though she plays with another team, Mallory Sears has been helping out with The B-Team, a new travel softball team designed to help local players get better and prepare for the next level of school ball.  Saturday, she picked up with them in their debut at Southern Pines.  Sears was voted by the umpires as tournament MVP.

To read more on the tournament, click here.

Story Time at the Library February 20.

Story Time at the Tessie W. Norris/Cochran-Bleckley Library will be February 20 at 10 am.  Presented by the Bleckley County Retired Educators, readers will be Alice and Dale Mullis.

American Red Cross Blood Drive in Cochran February 18.

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive in the county extension office main building, 165 E. Peacock Street, February 18 from 2-7 pm.  Schedule your appointment online by going to redcrossblood.org and use the sponsor code "Cochran."  Up to 15 minutes can be saved the day of your appointment by going to redcrossblood.org/RapidPass and completing your pre-donation reading and health history questions.

American Cancer Society seeking volunteers to drive local cancer patients to and from treatments.

The American Cancer Society is looking for people to participate in their "Road to Recovery" program by volunteering to drive local cancer patients to and from treatments.  Click here for more.

Chamber of Commerce STAR Student announced at awards banquet.

Chamber of Commerce STAR Student announced at awards banquet.

McKinley Cranford was named the 2019 STAR Student at the Cochran-Bleckley Chamber of Commerce awards banquet held Friday night.  Cranford, a senior at Bleckley County High School, named Tracee Kitchens her STAR teacher.  Kitchens was her fourth grade English teacher.

Church opening food bank to local residents February 1.

Faith Temple Precious Faith Ministries will open their food bank to local residents February 1 from 3:30-4:30 pm. Call (478)298-2844 for more information. The church is located at 383 GA 87 in Cochran. 

Local students make Middle Georgia State Fall 2018 President's, Dean's Lists.

Click here to view students from Cochran who made the Middle Georgia State University Fall 2018 Semester President's and Dean's Lists.