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Vacant BOE seat filled at monthly meeting.

Vacant BOE seat filled at monthly meeting.

As part of a busy monthly meeting which included an update on the new primary school as well as discussion regarding the COVID-19 vaccine for school employees, the Board of Education chose Melissa Stewart to fill the vacant District 1 seat.  Read more here.

Local church holding drive-through food bank Friday.

Faith Temple Precious Faith Ministries located at 383 GA 87 will hold a drive through food bank for local residents February 19 from 3:30-4 pm.

Chamber of Commerce names new President/CEO.

The Cochran-Bleckley Chamber of Commerce announced longtime board member Rusty Lloyd as their new president and CEO.  Read more here.

Seniors recognized, Sweetheart Queen crowned, at basketball game.

Seniors recognized, Sweetheart Queen crowned, at basketball game.

Senior basketball players, basketball squad cheerleaders, as well as cross country runners, were recognized during Friday night's home basketball games versus Monticello.  See photos here.

 

Also at the game, Molly Sims was crowned 2021 Miss BCHS Sweetheart.  Photos of the court can be found here.

City Council approves assistant for Newbern.

Cochran City Council approved an administrative assistant for city manager Richard Newbern at Tuesday night's monthly meeting. They set the date for this year's cleanup day as April 24. To watch the meeting, click here.

Volunteers needed for upcoming mobile food pantry.

The mobile food pantry will be in Cochran February 16 at 9:30 am.  Pickup will be at the Cotton Museum Gazebo on Third Street.  Volunteers are needed to assist with things such as distribution starting at 9 am.  Contact Pamela Moore, (478)934-4300, pmoore@bleckleyschools.org, to volunteer.

Middle, high school cheerleaders win region.

Middle, high school cheerleaders win region.

It was a big weekend for both the BCMS and BCHS cheerleaders as both squads won region.  BCMS won their first region title since 2017 Friday night at West Laurens.  Coverage can be found here.

 

BCHS won region for the first time since 2014 Saturday morning in Vidalia.  Read more about it here.