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Local students receive scholarships from OFTC Foundation South.

Local students receive scholarships from OFTC Foundation South.

(Photos courtesy news release.) Two Bleckley students attending Oconee Fall Line Technical College were awarded scholarships by the Oconee Fall Line Technical College Foundation South. Amber Mullis was one of two students to receive the Bill and Vickie Cheek Heartland EMS Scholarship. Summer Ridley received the Bleckley Memorial Allied Health Scholarship.

Lots of news from Tuesday's BOE meeting.

Lots of news from Tuesday's BOE meeting.

Tuesday night's monthly Bleckley Board of Education meeting was a busy one with the passing of a new policy, the budget being passed, coaching news via the FY20 athletic and extracurricular staffing plan, and much more.

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BCHS Literary finishes state runner up.

Bleckley County High School Literary finished second at state competition held Saturday at Veterans High School.  To read full results, click here.

Major personnel moves at Tuesday night's BOE meeting.

The resignation of  assistant superintendent and curriculum director Dr. Andrea Williams, "with regret due to retirement," was approved at Tuesday night's monthly Bleckley Board of Education meeting. As a result, a new director of curriculum as well as assistant superintendent were promoted from other administrative positions. Click here for more.

Donations of candy, plastic eggs, sought for Bleckley Elementary "dozen day."

Bleckley Elementary is seeking donations of plastic eggs and individually wrapped candy for their annual "dozen day" March 29, an event designed to ensure all school children get to enjoy Easter egg hunts. Items can be left in the main office of BCES. Please have all donations in by March 27.

Bleckley School District hosting forum on ESPLOST March 18.

The Bleckley County School District will hold a public forum on the ESPLOST and facilities projects March 18 at 6 pm in the BCHS auditorium. Architects from the firm designing the new primary school Altman + Barrett will be on hand to present an initial rendering and traffic flow.

MGA art faculty shows they're artists also.

MGA art faculty shows they're artists also.

A reception and gallery talk was held for the Middle Georgia State Faculty Art Exhibition Monday. It features pottery, painting, prints, and drawings done by university faculty members John Skelton, Shannon Riddle, Lee Simmons, and Charlie Agnew. The exhibit serves as a demonstration to students that the teachers are also artists. The exhibit will be on display inside Peacock Gallery, located on the first floor of Russell Hall at Middle Georgia State University. Hours are 8 am to 5:30 pm Monday through Thursday, 8 am to noon on Fridays.