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Red Cross Blood Drive April 3.

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive in the main from of the Bleckley County Extension Office, 165 N. Peacock Street, on April 3 from 1 to 6 pm.  Call (478)283-5273 for more information.  Schedule your appointment online by going to redcrossblood.org and use the sponsor keyword "cochran."

Cornerstone Church of Cochran to open food bank as a drive through Thursday.

Cornerstone Church of Cochran will open their food bank this Thursday from 11 am to 2 pm while supplies last. It's open to "anyone needing a free box of food and love." Cornerstone Pastor Stephen White said to ensure safety, it will be conducted as a drive through. Volunteers will pray, fill out paperwork, and hand out pre-packed boxes of food to people while they remain in their cars. The church is located at 129 E. Beech Street.

Story Time at the Library March 18.

Story Time at the Tessie W. Norris/Cochran-Bleckley Library will be March 18 at 10 am.  Reader will be Margaret Kilpatrick.  Story Time is presented by the Bleckley County Retired Educators.

"Run for a Dream" will raise funds for scholarships, low-income children with heart defects.

The Landon Padgett Foundation "Run for a Dream" 5K and one-mile fun run will be held March 28 at the BCHS cross country course located at Bleckley Elementary. One-mile starts at 9 am, 5K 9:30. Cost is $25 if postmarked by March 15, $30 after. Those who register after the 15th will have their T-Shirts mailed. Trophies awarded to overall male and female winners in 5K. Medals awarded to top finishers in both. Call (404)431-3901 or email tony@landonpadgett.org for more information.  

Bleckley Bands spring concert March 10.

Bleckley County Bands will have their spring concert March 10 at 7 pm in the high school auditorium. It will feature the seventh and eighth grade bands as well as the BCHS Concert Band.

Bleckley PTO meeting March 9.

Bleckley PTO will meet March 9 at 6 pm in the art room at Bleckley Primary.  The meeting will be to discuss/plan next month's mother-son event.

Middle Georgia State art faculty discuss their works.

Middle Georgia State art faculty discuss their works.

Middle Georgia State University art faculty got to display and discuss their own works as opposed to talking about the works of other artists at the 2020 Faculty Art Exhibition gallery talk held inside Peacock Gallery. An annual event, this year’s exhibition featured drawings by Charlie Agnew and paintings by Yvonne Gabriel, Terri Reckart, and Shannon Riddle. Each discussed the ideas and inspirations for their works and took questions from attendants. The exhibition will be on display through April 2. Peacock Gallery is located on the first floor of Russell Hall.