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Schools closed in Cochran tomorrow, shelter to open for local residents.

All Bleckley County schools as well as Middle Georgia State University will be closed tomorrow due to Hurricane Michael strengthening.   Both announcements came via Twitter.  House of Grace Church, 133 Jac Arts Road, will open tonight as a storm shelter at 6 pm tonight for local residents only.  Call (478)319-2646 for more information.

BCHS One Act to perform "All Shook Up" October 14-16.

Bleckley County High School One Act Play will have community performances of this year's competition selection All Shook Up October 14-16 in the auditorium. Times are 3 pm that Sunday, 7:30 pm on both Monday and Tuesday. Admission is $6 adults, $3 students. BCHS will also be the host for this region one act play competition October 18. Bleckley will take the stage at approximately 4:15 pm. Admission is free. No photography nor videography at region per GHSA rules.

Nothing spooky about October school breakfast and lunch menus.

Though many people's thoughts turn to the spooky in October, there's no witches' brews or bats on the Bleckley schools breakfast and lunch menus.  To find out what will be served, click here.

Special events part of Friday's BCHS home football game versus Dublin.

It will be a busy night at Royal Stadium September 28 when Bleckley hosts Dublin.  Cochran Bleckley Rec. Department football players and cheerleaders will be recognized before the game for Youth Football Night.  It will also be Cancer Awareness Night sponsored by BCHS HOSA.  Activities include face painting and a cake raffle with proceeds to benefit a local family dealing with cancer.  Survivors and family members of those who lost somoene to the disease are invited to line up near the player's entrance tunnel at 7:15 pm to release baloons into the air.

Another good day on the mat for Bleckley cheerleading.

Another good day on the mat for Bleckley cheerleading.

Both the Bleckley middle and high school cheerleaders faced a lot of competition at the West Laurens Raider Rumble Saturday.  There were eight schools in the small school middle school division, 12 in the AA division which finished the day.  


It turned out to be a good day for both, each finishing first in their division.  To read more on BCMS, go here.  Coverage of BCHS can be found by clicking here.


Bleckley Pre-K holds GACHIP ID Event.

The Bleckley County Sheriff's Department and Cochran Masonic Lodge 217 F&AM recently sponsored a Georgia Child Identifcation Program (GACHIP) event for children at Bleckley Pre-K.  To read more, click here.

Bleckley BOE votes on construction delivery method for new primary school.

Construction Manager at Risk was voted by the Bleckley County Board of Education as the delivery method for the new primary school at Tuesday night's monthly meeting. They also approved the purchase of new technology that will allow students to take a 3-D look at items, filled a coaching vacancy, and more.   Click here to find out.