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Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale October 20.

Cochran-Bleckley Friends of the Library will hold their fall old book sale October 20 at the old BCHS Library, 115 SE Ninth Street, from 9 am-5 pm.  Prices range from $.25 to $3.  Selections include history, children's, romance, drama, thrillers, many more.  Proceeds benefit the Tessie W. Norris/Cochran-Bleckley Library.  For more information, visi the group's Facebook page.

Free items available at "Share Day" yard sale.

The second annual "Share Day" free yard sell will be held at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church from 8 am-noon. Items available include clothes of all sizes, toys, household items, and furniture, all free to pick up. Hot chocolate and muffins at 8, hot dogs served at 11 am. Call Angie Foley to donate items or for more information, 757-846-4050. Mt. Calvary is located at 134 Abney Road in Cochran.

Story Time at the Library October 17.

Story Time at the Tessie W. Norris/Cochran-Bleckley Library will be October 17 at 10 am.  Reader will be Margaret Kilpatrick.  Story Time is presented by Bleckley County Retired Educators.

BCHS One Act to perform "All Shook Up" October 14-16.

Bleckley County High School One Act Play will have community performances of this year's competition selection All Shook Up October 14-16 in the auditorium. Times are 3 pm that Sunday, 7:30 pm on both Monday and Tuesday. Admission is $6 adults, $3 students. BCHS will also be the host for this region one act play competition October 18. Bleckley will take the stage at approximately 4:15 pm. Admission is free. No photography nor videography at region per GHSA rules.

Cochran community blood drive October 8.

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive October 8 from  2-7 pm in the main room of the county extension office, 165 East Peacock Street.  Schedule your appointment online by going to redcrossblood.org and use the sponsor code "Cochran."  You can streamline your donation experience and save time on the day of your appointment by gong to redcrossblood.org/RapidPass

New art exhibition opening inside MGA's Peacock Gallery October 8.

The Bogdan Ghita Art Exhibition will open October 8 inside Peacock Gallery located on the first floor of Russell Hall on the Cochran campus of Middle Georgia State University. A gallery talk and opening reception will be held at 6 pm. The exhibition will be on display through November 2. Gallery hours are 8 am to 5:30 pm Monday through Thursday and 8 am to noon on Fridays.

Breakfast for law enforcement, fire & rescue, EMS, and Emergency Management personnel October 5.

The Cochran-Bleckley Chamber of Commerce will host a "Hometown Heroes" breakfast October 5 at 7:30 am.  Local law enforcement, fire and rescue, EMS, and Emergency Management personnel are invited to drop by 102 North Second Street for a breakfast sponsored by the Chamber and La Cabana Mexican Restaurant.