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Cochran Rec. Board meeting cancelled again.

In news not learned until Monday evening, the Cochran Rec. Department board meeting was cancelled again.  The next meeting will be October 4 at 6 pm.

Rec. Board meeting postponed again.

In news not learned until Monday evening, the monthly Cochran Bleckley Rec. Department board meeting has been postponed until September 20 due to various conflicts.

Mobile Food Pantry returning September 21.

The mobile food pantry will be in Cochran September 20 at 9:30 am behind the cotton museum gazebo on Third Street.  There will be two trucks of food to make up for no pantry in August.  Don't enter from Second or Dykes Streets.  Stay in your car upon arrival.  Volunteers are needed, call (478)934-4300 or email pmoore@bleckleyschools.org to volunteer.

BCHS boys basketball team workday at Dairy Queen September 18.

The BCHS boys basketball team will hold another work day at Cochran Dairy Queen September 18 from 10:30 am to 10 pm.  Players will be on hand to collect donations and the restaruant will donate a portion of all sales to the team.

BCES teacher named Georgia Council on Economic Education Featured Teacher.

The Georgia Council on Economic Education has named Bleckley Elementary teacher Suzanne McWhorter their “Featured Teacher” for the month of September.  A release states she’s being recognized “ for her efforts to make economics and personal finance interesting subjects to study by connecting what she teaches in her classroom to the daily lives of her students.”  The “Featured Teacher” program is designed to recognize teachers who are using interactive and creative methods to teach economics and personal finance to their students.  Winners receive a $50 Amazon gift card and signed certificate.  

Middle Georgia State names new VP of University Advancement.

Middle Georgia State names new VP of University Advancement.

Middle Georgia State University announced Mary McDonald as the new Vice President of University Advancement and Executive Director of the Middle Georgia State University Foundation.  Read more here.

Local church celebrating Homecoming September 12.

Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate Homecoming September 12 at 10:30 am. Special music by the Barnes family. Guest speaker will be evangelist Michael Calhoun. Lunch will follow the service. That day also kicks off Revival services at the church. Evening services will be held September 13 through 15 at 7 pm with Calhoun as guest speaker.