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A day to cheer about in Houston County.

A day to cheer about in Houston County.

Both the BCMS and BCHS competition cheer squads had good debuts at the Middle Georgia Cheer Classic Saturday.  The middle school placed second despite losing eight girls to high school, plus a new head coach in former assistant Liz Brown.  Perry Middle School edged the Barons by one point.


BCHS had to bring in a new member Thursday due to numerous injury issues.  Despite that, they had a solid debut and won the AA division.  Both squads will be at the West Laurens Raider Rumble September 22.

Second annual Hometown Celebrities concert benefiting BCHS One Act September 15.

Bleckley County High School One Act will host the second annual "Hometown Celebrities" concert September 15 at 6:30 pm in the auditorium. It will highlight the talents of both current One Act students as well as graduates of BCHS. Admission is $5 adults, $3 students. Proceeds will benefit this year's one act play cast and their competition selection "All Shook Up."


Post Labor Day menus for Bleckley schools.

Labor Day is over and school has resumed in Cochran.  To find out what the nutrition staff will be preparing for breakfast and lunch, click here.

Middle Georgia State unveils strategic plan.

Middle Georgia State recently announced a five-year strategic plan designed to increase enrollment, enrich student experience, as well as expand their online degree program into new markets.  To read more, click here.

Local students make OFTC Summer 2018 President's, Dean's Lists.

To see the students from Bleckley County who made Oconee Fall Line Technical College Summer 2018 semester President's and Dean's Lists, click here.

What's on the menu when school starts back in Cochran?

Students return to school today in Cochran.  To find out what the nutrition staff is preparing at each campus for the first day (as well as the rest of the month), click here.

Bleckley Board of Education sets tentative millage rate.

The Bleckley Board of Education set a tentative millage rate of 14.286 at a called meeting held Thursday.  It's a rollback rate, down from 14.338 and, according to board documents, will result in an  increase of property taxes assessed amounting to approximately $28,103.

To read more, click here.