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Chamber of Commerce, MGSC to host "Rockin' Cochran."

The Cochran-Bleckley Chamber of Commerce and Middle Georgia State College will host "Rockin' Cochran" September 16 from4-8 pm.  It's designed to show college students the benefits of shopping in downtown Cochran. Sodexo dining service  will serve dinner there and the college will provide transportation to students interested in attending.  Acivities include music, food, and a photo booth.

Contact the chamber, 478-934-2965, for more information.

Bleckley County Bands, MGSC band to host marching exhibition.

Bleckley County Bands and the Middle Georgia State College Band of Knights present the first annual Castle City Jamboree September 20 at 7 pm.  The marching exhibtion will be held at Royal Stadium, 242 NE Dykes Street in Cochran.  Besides performances from the Royal Kingsmen Band and Band of Knights, Dodge County, Hawkinville, Northside (Warner Robins), Veterans, and Jones County High School bands will also perform.

Tickets are $10 both in advance and the day of.  Email director@royalkingsmen.org for more information.

MGSC announces scholarship recipients

MGSC announces scholarship recipients

Middle Georgia State College announced Tuesday that over 250 students had received scholarships through the Middle Georgia State College Foundation.  Recipients from Cochran were:

BCHS Drama Department to present '50s show

The drama deprtment of Bleckley County High School invites everyone to meet them "At The Bandstand" August 26 and 28 at 7:30 pm.  

Both shows will be held at the high school auditorium.  Cost is $5 for adults, $3 for students.  A '50s variety show, proceeds will go toward this year's One Act Play selection Bye Bye Birdie.

Many pray for Pulaski County Schools

Many pray for Pulaski County Schools



Three Bleckley schools to participate in Community Eligibility Provision.

Three Bleckley schools to participate in Community Eligibility Provision.

The Bleckley School Nutrition Program announced Wednesday that three schools, Bleckley County Learning Center, Bleckley Primary, and Bleckley Elementary, would be a part of the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) for 2014-15.  Through CEP the schools will be able to offer free meals to students, eliminating the need to process and distribute meal applications.

Said school nutrition director Dr. Kathy Peavy in a statement “We are very pleased to be able participate in the CEP grant for three of the schools within Bleckley County."

Bleckley NAACP to sponsor Back to School bash

The Bleckley NAACP will sponsor a Back to School Bash at the Cochran-Bleckley Rec. Department August 9 from 6-10 pm.  It's for students in grades 5-12.  Food, music, games, etc.  The event will be fully chaparoned.  Call 478-934-7624 for more information.