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Free boxes of produce to be given away at BCMS July 7.

The USDA Farm to Families program will be supplying the Bleckely County School Nutrition Department with boxes of produce to be distributed to the community.  Pickup will be July 7 from 10:15-11:30 am at the BCMS bus ramp.  Supplies limited.  Distribution will continue weekly through August 4.  Organizations wishing to help with distribution should email Kelli Green (kgreen@bleckleyschools.org), (478)934-2821, ext. 1400.

Middle Georgia State releases return to campus plan.

Middle Georgia State University plans to resume in-person classes August 12. The university published a “Return to Campus” plan yesterday. It includes processes for employees at high risk or those caring for someone at risk to request to work at home, sanitation practices, as well as “strongly encouraging” the use of face coverings. To read the plan, click here.

BOE declares middle school car rider line an emergency situation to expedite repairs.

At a called Board of Education meeting last night, the groundwater washing out the driveway in the BCMS car rider line was declared an emergency situation so repairs could begin sooner. Two days previously listed as furlough days were also added back to the calendar as pre-planning days.  Click here for more.

Local students make Middle Georgia State Spring 2020 President's, Dean's Lists.

Click here to read what local students made the Middle Georgia State University President's and Dean's lists for the spring 2020 semester.

Saying goodbye to a legendary building.

Saying goodbye to a legendary building.

The building at 242 East Dykes Street has served as an educational home to students for 64 years. It'll be demolished to make way for the new primary school. Saturday afternoon, hundreds of former Cochran High School and BCHS students camee to get one last look at the building.  Click here for more.

Seniors get a moment to shine downtown.

Seniors get a moment to shine downtown.

Though school is out, a group of senior parents have been holding activities as part of a "senior week" for the Class of 2020. Thursday night, seniors paraded through downtown Cochran as a good crowd was on hand to congratulate them on making it through what was a trying year. Click here to view photos.

Budget passed, numerous items discussed, at BOE meeting.

It was another busy Board of Education meeting Tuesday night as a final budget was passed and numerous items discussed including how to increase opportunities for minorities in hiring and promotions.  Click here for more.