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Rescheduled Cochran Cleanup Day set for Saturday.

Cochran Cleanup Day, postponed from April 24, will be held Saturday from 9 am to noon. Volunteers are asked to meet behind the Chamber of Commerce on Third Street at 9 am. Plastic bags, gloves, and masks will be provided to those who wish to assist in picking up trash along different road segments in the city.

Cochran Masons pancake breakfast returning tomorrow.

Cochran Masonic Lodge #217 will host their first pancake breakfast in over a year tomorrow from 7-10 am at the lodge, 217 Masonic Drive.  Cost is $5 for all you can eat pancakes, sausage, with coffee, tea, or orange juice to drink.  Uniformed law enforcement and children eat for free.  Proceeds will benefit the Joe Lassiter Secret Santa Fund.

Rec. board discusses reopening of gym, other matters.

Among the things discussed at Monday night's monthly rec. board meeting were how to safely reopen the gym to open play as well as a possible back to school event.  Read more here.

New 10u travel softball team coached by former Lady Royals seeking players.

Georgia Sluggers are a new 10u travel softball team coached by former BCHS players Mikiyah (Faith) Harris, Aliyah Whitehead, and Kaylin Jones. Those interested in having their children play for the team should email GeorgiaSluggers21@gmail.com with their name, their child's name, birth date, and softball position.

Dazzlers bake sale May 8.

The Royal Kingsmen Dazzlers will hold a bake sale May 8 from 8 am to noon in the old Fred's parking lot located across from the future new primary school. Proceeds will go toward expenses for the upcoming season.

Called BOE meeting May 4.

There will be a called meeting of the Bleckley County Board of Education May 4 at 6 pm in the board meeting room, 242 East Dykes Street. A tweet by the district state's the meeting's purpose is to vote on the GMP (Guaranteed Maximum Price) on the remaining athletic renovations and upgrades, approve any personnel recommendations, and consider any other business to come before the board. The tweet also stated the May 18 regular meeting would be held in the high school auditorium.

BCHS alum featured in MGA "Finding Greatness" student profile.

Tyler Sapp, a 2018 graduate of Bleckley County High School and a senior in the Middle Georgia State University education program (as well as teacher at Bleckley Elementary through the Interns as Teachers program), was profiled for Middle Georgia State University's "Finding Greatness" student spotlight section. Click here to read more.