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BCHS softball car wash and bake sale August 26.

The Lady Royals softball team will hold a car wash and bake sale this Saturday from 9 am to 1 pm at Citizens Bank of Cochran, 126 E Dykes St.  Donations welcomed and appreciated.

A good way to honor Mrs. Barbra.

A good way to honor Mrs. Barbra.

The Red Cross held a blood drive in the Bleckley County Extension Office main room. People were asked to come and donate in honor of Barbra Cook. Cook, a local resident and volunteer for over 18 years, missed as she's recovering from a minor stroke. The goal was 26 donations, 36 people showed up. Three people were unable to give, so the final total was 33. The next blood drive is October 21.

Bleckley PTO meeting August 26.

Bleckley PTO will hold their first meeting of the year August 26 at 6 pm in room 4 of the red hall at Bleckley Primary.  The red hall is the first hall on the right as you enter, room 4 is the second door on the left.

ABC Women's Clinic holding desert fundraiser.

ABC Women's Clinic will hold a desert fundraiser benefiting the Cochran location at the Community House, 192 S. Third Street, September 5 from 7 to 8 pm. Please RSVP by August 27 to (478)410-2901, or jennifer@abcwomensclinic.org so they can ensure there will be enough space and food for the event.

Red Cross asking people to give blood to honor longtime volunteer.

The Red Cross will hold a blood drive in the main room of the County Extension Office, 165 E. Peacock Street in Cochran, August 19 from 2 to 7 pm. They're asking the community to donate in honor of local resident and longtime volunteer Barbra Cook. Cook, who helps check in donors among many other duties, will miss the drive as she's recovering from a minor stroke. She's been a volunteer for over 18 years.

Photos from Back to School Bash.

To view photos from the Bleckley Back to School Bash held Friday, click here.

Bleckley FFA alum finalist for national agribusiness award.

Hadden Powell, a 2018 graduate of Bleckley County High School and American FFA Degree recipient, is a finalist for the American Star in Agribusiness award. He’s one of four finalist for the award. Powell is currently enrolled at UGA and owns Powells & Company Florists in Montrose. Besides receiving an American FFA Degree (the organization’s highest level of student accomplishment, other requirements include demonstrating top management skills and completing key agricultural education, scholastic, as well as leadership requirements. A panel of judges will interview all finalists at the FFA National Convention October 30-November 2 in Indianapolis. The winner will be announced November 1.