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BCMS runner wins individual state title.

BCMS runner wins individual state title.

Luke Churchwell, an eighth grade member of the Bleckley County Middle School boys cross country team, placed first overall in the small school division of the Georgia Middle School State Cross Country Championships held Saturday in Cochran.  The boys team finished second.

Special events part of Friday's BCHS home football game versus Dublin.

It will be a busy night at Royal Stadium September 28 when Bleckley hosts Dublin.  Cochran Bleckley Rec. Department football players and cheerleaders will be recognized before the game for Youth Football Night.  It will also be Cancer Awareness Night sponsored by BCHS HOSA.  Activities include face painting and a cake raffle with proceeds to benefit a local family dealing with cancer.  Survivors and family members of those who lost somoene to the disease are invited to line up near the player's entrance tunnel at 7:15 pm to release baloons into the air.

Cochran church collecting item donations for victims of Hurricane Florence.

Mt. Calvary Baptist Church is collecting donations to help the victims of Hurricane Florence. The following items are needed. Diapers, Wipes, Feminine, Hygiene Products, Pacifiers, First Aid Kits, Toiletries, Insect Repellent,, Packs of new socks, Solar powered battery packs, Fans, Hammers, Pry bars, Shovels, Heavy duty trash bags, Dawn dishwashing liquid. Items can be dropped off at the church office, 134 Abney Road from 8 am-noon on Monday, Tuesday, or Thursday, all day on Wednesdays. Call the church at (478)934-0810 for more information.

Cochran Masonic Lodge Fall Fish Fry September 15.

Cochran Masonic Lodge 217 F&AM will hold a fish fry September 15 from 4-7 pm at the lodge, 217 Masonic Drive.  Plates are $8 and include catfish fillets, fries, coleslaw and hush puppies.  Dine in or carryout.  See any mason or call (478)934-7236 to purchase.  All proceeds benefit charity.

Book sale will benefit church ministry infrastructure fund.

First Baptist Church will hold a book sale September 8 and 15 at their Senior Center, 109 SE Second Street in Cochran, located near the playground from 10 am-2 pm. Authors include Billy Graham, David Jeremiah, Karen Kingsbury, Jan Karon, Francine Rivers, John Grisham, Colleen Coble, and more. Cost is $1.00 for hardcover, $.50 for paperbacks. Proceeds will benefit the church ministry infrastructure fund.

Former BCHS football players in action this weekend.

Several former Royals playing college football will be in action starting tomorrow and on Saturday.  To read more, including how you can see them on TV or live, click here.

Golf tournament will benefit church youth missions.

The Jimmy Hill Memorial Golf Tournament will be September 15 at the Woods Golf Course, 421 Mac Thompson Road in Cochran. Cost is $10 per person. Hot dogs with all the trimmings served at 4:30 pm. Proceeds will benefit Mt. Calvary Baptist Church youth missions. Call the Woods to register or for more information, (478)934-0731.