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Friends of the Library hosting book signing April 24.

Cochran-Bleckley Friends of the Library will hold a book signing for Dr. Tracie Provost April 24 at 6:30 pm in the conference room of the Tessie W. Norris-Cochran Bleckley Library. Provost recently published her first novel "Under the Blood Moon." She is a professor of European History at Middle Georgia State University.

Cochran Cleanup Day April 21.

As part of the Great American Cleanup, a cleanup Cochran Day will be held April 21 from 9 am-noon.  Meet behind the Chamber of Commerce on third street to receive cleaning supplies and locations.  Lunch will be provided there once completed.  For more information, call the chamber, (478)934-2965.

Good turnout at Royal golf tournament.

Good turnout at Royal golf tournament.

Sunny skies and springlike temperatures made it a good day to hit the links.  That's what 26 teams did at the 28th annual Royal Golf Tournament held at Uchee Trail Country Club in Cocrhran did Saturday.  Proceeds from the tournament will go toward team expenses for the coming season.  

Car wash will benefit church mission trip to Honduras.

House of Grace will hold a "Car wash for Honduras" April 14 from 9 am-1 pm at the Citizens Bank in Cochran.  Proceeds will benefit an upcoming mission trip.  The bank is located 124 East Dykes Street.

Church holding spring children's musical, benefit lunch, April 15.

Mt. Calvary Baptist Church will hold their children's spring musical April 15 at 11 am. Lunch will follow, donations appreciated. Proceeds will go toward playground renovations.

Sixth annual Middle Georgia State Juried Student Art Exhibition opening April 9.

The sixth annual Middle Georgia State University Juried Student Art Exhibition will open with a reception and awards ceremony April 9 at 6 pm inside Peacock Gallery located in Russell Hall on the Cochran campus.  The exhibition will be open through April 27. Gallery hours are 8 am-5:30 pm Monday through Thursday and 8 am to noon on Fridays.

Cochran community blood drive April 9.

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive April 9 in the main room of the county extension office, 165 East Peacock Street, from 2-7 pm.  To schedule an appointment online, visit redcrossblood.org and use the sponsor code "Cochran."