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Athlete physicals at BCHS April 28.

Bleckley County High School will hold atheltic physicals April 28 at 6:30 pm in the gym.  Cost is $10.  Any student wishing to participate in middle or high school sports must have an up to date physical on file.

BCHS prom walkthrough held.

BCHS prom walkthrough held.

Though there were chances of rain during the week, the weather cooperated for hundreds of Bleckley County High School Juniors and Seniors Saturday night and other family and friends.  The annual prom walkthrough, where people gather around the bus ramp to watch and snap photos as students arrive for the prom, went off without any problems.

To see a photo album from the evening, click here.

Bleckley Kindergarten registration April 30.

Registration for 2015-16 Kindergarten at Bleckley Primary School will be held April 30 from 8 am-2 pm.  The school asks the following items be brought to make copies of:  birth certificate, immunization record, social security card, ear, eye, and dental form and proof of residency.  Children are welcomed, but not required to attend.  All children attending must be age 5 on or before September 1.  Those enrolled in Pre K at Bleckley Learning Center will be automatically registered.  Contact Bleckley Primary with any questions, 478-934-2280. 

Board of Regents approves second master's degree for Middle Georgia State.

Middle Georgia State College announced Wednesday that the University Board of Regents had approved the second master's degree for the soon to be university,  a master of science in nursing with a major in adult/gerontology acute care nurse practitioner.  The first master's degree in infromation technology, was approved when MGA was granted university status March 18.

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Bleckley FFA Alumni to hold silent auction.

Bleckley FFA Alumni will hold a silent auction during their chapter awards April 21 in the high school auditorium.   Items to be auctioned off include a new self propelled lawn more, plants from the FFA Greenhouse, and a variety of tools.  The auction starts at 6:30 pm and all are invited.  Proceeds benefit the Bleckley FFA Alumni Scholarship fund.

Bleckley BOE approves Smith as new superintendent.

The Bleckley County Board of Education unanimously approved Steve J. Smith as the new superintendent of schools at Thursday's called meeting.  Smith, a former teacher at Bleckley County High School, has spent the past seven years as Wilcox County superintendent.  He is expected to begin work in June.  Current superintendent Dr. Charlotte Pipkin announced her retirement at the end of this school year last fall.

Knights baseball swept at Bethel.

Middle Georgia State dropped all three games of their weekend series at Bethel University.  The Knights lost Friday 11-10, and dropped both ends of Saturday's doubleheader 4-2 and 12-3.  MGA hosts Toccoa Falls College April 1 at 3 pm.