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December breakfast and lunch menus for Bleckley schools.

To read the December breakfast and lunch menus for all schools, click here.

Middle Georgia State's Border Tuition Waiver extended to Cochran campus.

Students from bordering states wishing to take classes on the Cochran campus of Middle Georgia State University will get a break on tuition. MGA will now offer in-state tuition to students from Florida, Alabama, South Carolina and Tennessee. In-state tuition for a full course load is $1,663 per semester, out of state is $4,480. The move was approved by the Board of Regents during their November meeting. The Eastman campus, home of the School of Aviation, was approved for the same waiver earlier this year. For more information, email admissions@mga.edu or call 1-877-238-8664.

Local sports this week in Cochran.

With school starting back, sports are resuming at both Bleckley County Middle School and BCHS.  Tuesday, BCMS soccer teams host JR Trippe.  Wednesday will be eighth grade recognition when they host Dodge County.  Both games start at 3:30 pm.

December 1, BCHS basketball returns to the court, hosting West Laurens.  Varsity games start at 6 pm.  Both the girls and boys are 1-0 on the young season.

BCHS CTSO canned food drive will feed families in community.

Bleckley County High School Career Technical Student Organizations HOSA, FBLA, FFA, FCCLA, and WBL are once again doing the "Parade Pantry" to collect food for families in the commuity.  They are asking people to bring canned, non-perishible food items to this year's Christmas parade.  Members will be pushing lighted shopping carts for donations.  

This year's parade will be December 1 at 7 pm and will run through the campus of Middle Georgia State University.

Middle Georgia State creating public art installation as part of Unity Week.

As part of Unity Week celebrated on college campuses nationwide, Middle Georgia State University will host Unity@MGA November 27-December 1.  It will include the creation of a public art installation.

To read how you can participate, click here.

News from Tuesday's Bleckley BOE meeting.

News from Tuesday's Bleckley BOE meeting.

Though school will be out for Thanksgiving, several items of note took place at Tuesday's monthly Bleckley Board of Education meeting including a vote to move the school system to a different technical college service area and special recogniton.  To read more, click here.

New exhibition opens inside MGA's Peacock Gallery.

New exhibition opens inside MGA's Peacock Gallery.

Wini McQueen, owner of WiniwRaps, held a gallery talk to discuss her textile art on display inside Peacock Gallery at Middle Georgia State University Monday night. The exhibition will be there through January 19. Peacock Gallery is located inside Russell Hall on the Cochran campus.