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Girl Scout Cookie sales at Cochran Walmart March 7.

Girl Scouts will be doing booth sales for cookies at Cochran Walmart March 7 starting at 10 am.  Walmart is located at 366 Highway 26 East.

Gallery Talk and Art Opening at Middle Georgia State March 2.

There will be a Gallery Talk and Art Opening for Ricky Sears' exhibition entitled Breathing: New Plaster Casts, Paintings, and Drawings March 2 at 6 pm in Peacock Gallery.  It's located inside Russell Hall on the Cochran campus of Middle Georgia State College.  The exhibiton will be on display March 2-27 inside Peacock Gallery.  Hours are 8 am-5:30 pm Monday-Thursday and 8 am-noon on Friday's.

To learn more about Ricky Sears, click here.

Cochran church outreach group to hand out coffee and donuts February 28. ***Corrected***

Bethany Baptist Church's Mission Outreach team will be giving away coffee and donuts February 28 from 9-11 am in the parking lot of Fred's Store.  It's located at 1245 East Dykes Street.

A Grand Night at the Cary Opry.

A Grand Night at the Cary Opry.

While the Mt. Calvary Baptist Church isn't Ryman Auditorium, it was the site of a local version of the classic Grand Ole Opry Saturday night.  "A Grand Ole Night at the Opry" was the theme of this year's Valentine's Banquet.  Complete with a  "Minnie Pearl" (church member Elaine Brantely) guests enjoyed food and classic bluegrass from Jess Darsey and Friends.

Money raised will go toward youth missions.

Cochran-Bleckley Friends of the Library holds old book collection drive.

Cochran-Bleckley Friends of the Library holds old book collection drive.

Cochran-Bleckley Friends of the Library held the first of two old book collection drives Saturday morning at the old Bleckley County High School library.  Books donated will go toward a used book sale in March.  Another drive will be held at the library March 7 from 9 am-noon.  Donations of books can also be made at Walmart, Walgreens, Trinity Episcopal Church, Cochran Eye Center, and Harvey's amongst many locations.  

Books can also be picked up by calling Susan Thompson, 478-298-1151, or Lynne Sanders, 478-230-0833.

Bleckley Relay For Life team meeting February 26.

The next Bleckley Relay For Life team meeting will be February 26 at 6:30 pm in the Middle Georgia State College Presidential dining room.  It's located inside Georgia Hall (look for the purple balloons.)  Teams are asked to turn in any money collected at the meeting.

Cochran-Bleckley FOTL collecting old books for used book sale.

Cochran-Bleckley Friends of the Library are collecting old books for an upcoming used book sale.  Books can be dropped off at the old Bleckley County High School Library (9th Street near the Board of Education office) February 21 or March 7 from 9 am-noon.  They can also be dropped off at collection locations including Trinity Episcopal Church, Cochran Eye Center, Harvey's, and Walgreens.  Or, you can have your old books picked up by calling Susan Thompson (478-298-1151) or Lynn Sanders (478)230-0833.