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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.

Cochran residents brave the weather to honor the dream.

Cochran residents brave the weather to honor the dream.
Temperatures below 50 degrees didn't prevent Dr. Martin Luther King from being honored Monday afternoon. There was the annual parade featuring churches and other community groups. It was followed by a program at House of Grace where the NAACP Youth Choir performed and guest speaker Rev. Randy Paschal, Pastor of Calvary Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Irwinton, delivered a message entitled "Don't let the dream die.

Cornhole tournament will benefit youth trip to ministry event.

House of Grace church, located at 133 Jac Arts Road in Cochran, will hold a cornhole tournament Feburary 2 at 10 am.  Cost is $20 per team.  Tournament will be double elimination (first to 21.)  Winning team will receive $100.  Proceeds will benefit the Impact Student Ministry trip to Belive conference in March.  Register online by clicking here.

Special recognition part of busy night at BCHS gym.

Special recognition part of busy night at BCHS gym.

There was lots going on at the Bleckley County High School gym Friday night.  Basketball games against Washington County, special recognition of Nykeem Farrow for scoring his 1,000th career point Tuesday at Dublin, as well as crowning the 2019 Miss Sweetheart.

 

To read coverage of the game, click here.  See a photo section of the court by going here.