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The March meetings of the Chambers County Commission will be taking place on Monday, March 12th and Monday, March 19th. These meetings will start at 5 p.m. EST and are held in the commission chamber located in the courthouse in LaFayette. A work session will be held prior to the March 12th meeting.

The Chambers County Library Travelers has open registration for an excursion to the Springer Opera House in Columbus, Ga. to attend West Side Story on Friday, March 16th. The cost is $40 and includes motor coach transportation. Please call (334) 768-2161 for additional information.

Bradshaw-Chambers County Library will host a Lunch N Learn program  on Monday, March 12th featuring Sandra Komiskey, who will discuss her reign as the current Ms. Senior Georgia. Please call by March 9th for your free lunch reservation.

Do you have an item in good condition that you would like to donate to the Hike/Bike/Run Auction for Valley Haven School? Your donation is tax deductible, and you will be helping the area’s babies. toddlers and adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities. For more information, please call (334) 756-2868 or (334) 756-7801.

Fairfax Masonic Lodge N. 876 will meet at 7 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, March 13th. All officers and members are asked to be present.

The monthly meeting of the Chambers County 9-1-1 EMA Board will take place at 12:30 p.m. EDT on Thursday, March 15th.

Kindergarten registration for any child living in the Lanett City Limits School District will be March 5 through March 23 from 8-3:30 p.m. Requirements for registration are: The child must be 5 on or before Sept. 2; proof of residence within the school district (light bill, lease agreement, etc.); original certified birth certificate, Social Security card, Parent ID and Alabama (blue) immunization certificate must be provided at the time of registration . Please come to the front office of W.O. Lance Elementary for registration.

Electronic recycling  will be taking place at the Chambers County Highway Department April 9-12 and at the Valley Farmers’ Market pavilion on April 13 and 14. There will be no cost to do this, and it will be an ideal time to dispose of unwanted items.

American Legion Post 67 will be holding their monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 13 at Sunny’s Restaurant, located on Fairfax Bypass in Valley. There’s s special invitation for all local veterans to attend.

Girl Scouts from the West Point area have started cookie sales in J. Smith Lanier II Park in downtown West Point. Girls from Troop 18069 will be there, rain or shine, from 4 to 6 p.m. every Friday through March 16.

The Rehobeth High School Class of 1968 will have a planning meeting for their 50th anniversary on Saturday, March 10th at 1 p.m. EST at Bradshaw-Chambers County Library in Valley. For further information, contact Brenda Jones at (334) 756-9358.

The Lanett First United Methodist Church Men’s Club will have a barbecue on Saturday, March 10th. Tickets are $8 a plate with pickup taking place between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. EST. The church is located on South 6th Avenue.