Col. William 'Earl' Cooper, former Albany resident killed in Vietnam War, buried with honors at Arlington Cemetery
Killed while on an air strike mission in 1966, remains of Col. William 'Earl' Cooper was positively identified in 2014
After his plane was hit by surface to air missles near a tiny village in North Vietnam over four decades ago, former Albany resident, and decorated Air Force pilot Col. William “Earl” Cooper was finally laid to rest last week at Arlington National Cemetary, giving peace to the members of his family who once believed they’d never receive closure.
JAM SESSION: Best music found word of mouth
I simply can’t find the music I like on terrestrial radio.
Veterans memorial maple and maker placed at Kay Hind Senior Life Enrichment Center
Albany citizens now have another reminder of the sacrifices veterans have made for the country thanks to new memorial placed at the SOWEGA Council on Aging’s Kay Hind Senior Life Enrichment Center Wednesday.
Georgia Center for Oncology Reserach and Education is important state-wide partner
One of the many ways the Georgia Center for Oncology Research and Education (CORE) is helping cancer patients and their families deal handle the difficulty of dealing with a diagnosis, is through various statewide partnerships that help offer a variety of programs and services.
Newman's Bar and Grill to open in early May
Albany diners and music lovers will soon have a new place to enjoy two of their favorite things when restaurateur Austin Newman opens his newest venture, Newman’s Bar and Grill, next month.
Kids learn about good health and nutrition at an Albany Mall event.
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes benefits Lily Pad
Men, and a few women, put on high heels to walk a mile for the Lily Pad SANE Center.
Junior League of Albany to host Kids in the Kitchen event
This weekend members of the Junior League of Albany are hoping to share some healthy eating and lifestyle choices with area children when the organization hosts its annual Kids in the Kitchen event at the Albany Mall.
Public fear of privatization of EMS service draws large crowd to Lee County Commission meeting
Lee County’s Opal Cannon Auditorium was nearly full Tuesday night as concerned citizens showed up in droves to find out whether the Lee County Board of Commissioners was going to vote to privatize the county’s Emergency Medical Services at its latest county work session.
Plains Presidential Auction to benefit Plains Better Hometown Program
In an effort to preserve and maintain the boyhood home of former United States President Jimmy Carter, and the community he loves so dearly, the Plains Better Hometown Program is hosting its Plains Presidential Auction this Saturday, in downtown Plains.