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City of Cochran to hold public hearing on Urban Renewal Plan December 4.

The City of Cochran will hold a public hearing on an Urban Redevelopment plan December 4 at 6:30 pm in the Community House, 192 S. Third St. According to a post on the city's Facebook page, primary objectives will be to promote housing development and reinvestment while addressing public infrastructure problems as well as unsightly and hazardous private property conditions.

Topics to include down revitalization, blighted areas in the city, and business investment opportunities. The Heart of Georgia Regional Commission is assisting with the plan, and representatives will be on hand at the meeting to receive public comments on areas that could benefit from reinvestment.

Bleckley County Retired Educators meeting December 5.

The Bleckley County Retired Educators will hold their monthly meeting December 5 at noon. Meetings are held at the County Extension Office, 165 E. Peacock St. Contact Kathy Jones, (478)230-7047 by December 2 to confirm your meal.

A great show indoors.

A great show indoors.

Wet weather forced House of Grace to move their showing of "The Greatest Showman" indoors Friday night. But those attending enjoyed the award-winning movie and also had popcorn to munch on.

Winter Wonderland Express returning to Cochran December 1.

The Winter Wonderland Express will be back in Cochran December 1, 8, 14 and 15 from 5:30-8:30 pm. A trolley ride into the magic of Christmas, children can write letters to Santa, both he and Mrs. Claus will be on hand. There will also be princesses, superheroes, some very famous mice, as well as singing chipmunks. Winter Wonderland Express is sponsored by Pilot Club of Cochran and will be at Heartland EMS, 256 Lucas Road. Admission $5 per person, children under one free.

Cochran churches to mark beginning of Season of Advent.

Two Cochran churches will mark the beginning of the Season of Advent by holding "Hanging of the Greens" services November 25. The services will take place at Mt. Calvary and Limestone Baptist churches. Both start at 6 pm.

Church holding Southern Gospel sing November 17.

Grace Chapel Church of God of Prophecy will hold a gospel sing featuring Isaiah 61 November 17 at 7 pm.  The church is located at 169 GA 87 in Cochran.

Talk held for new exhibition inside MGA's Peacock Gallery.

Talk held for new exhibition inside MGA's Peacock Gallery.
Artists Bryan Beck and Yen-Ting Chiu visited Middle Georgia State University's Peacock Gallery to discuss their exhibition on display and answer student questions. It will be at the gallery, located on the first floor of Russell Hall through January 11, 2019. Hours are 8 am-5:30 pm Monday through Thursday, 8 am to noon on Friday.