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Bleckley Retired Educators meeting March 6.

The Bleckley County Retired Educators will hold their monthly meeting March 6 at noon in the main room at the county extension office, 165 E. Peacock St. Please contact Kathy Jones, (478)230-7047, by March 3 to confirm your meal.

Middle Georgia State Faculty Art Exhibition opening March 4.

The Middle Georgia State University Faculty Art Exhibition will open March 4 with a reception and gallery talk at 6 pm inside Peacock Gallery located on the first floor of Russell Hall on the Cochran campus. The exhibition will be on display through March 29. Gallery hours are 8 am to 5:30 pm Monday through Thursday, 8 am to noon on Fridays.

Celebrate math, reading, and Dr. Seuss at Bleckley Primary February 28.

Bleckley Primary will hold math and literacy night Februrary 28 from 4-6 pm.  The drop-in event will feature a variety of activities including a book walk and book swap where children can bring one book to exchange for another.  Also a celebration of Dr. Seuss' birthday, the first 50 primary school students to attend will receive a Dr. Seuss treat bag.

A night of special memories for dads and daughters.

A night of special memories for dads and daughters.

Bleckley PTO held their annual Father-Daughter dance Saturday night.  This year's theme was "I love you to the moon and back."  Girls in Pre-K through five came and enjoyed a night of fun on the dance floor and special time with a special guy in their lives.

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Bleckley NAACP membership drive March 2.

The Bleckley NAACP chapter will hold a membership drive at Turner Chapel AME Church from noon to 1 pm. Free hot dog plates will be given away. For more information, contact membership chair Michelle Basby, (478)319-9983. The church is located 163 N. Seventh Street.

Turner Chapel AME Church holding pastor appreciation day February 24.

Turner Chapel AME Church, located at 163 N. Seventh Street in Cochran, will celebrate their pastor, the Rev. Lodenia W. Coleman, along with her husband, Rev. Robert Coleman, with "Pastor Appreciation Day" February 24 at 3 pm.  The theme is "A pastor after God's own heart, a 24-hour servant leader."  Guest speaker will be Rev. Charles Hicks, pastor of New Greater Allen Temple AME Church in Byron.  Dinner to follow the service.

Story Time at the Library February 20.

Story Time at the Tessie W. Norris/Cochran-Bleckley Library will be February 20 at 10 am.  Presented by the Bleckley County Retired Educators, readers will be Alice and Dale Mullis.