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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.

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BRAD MCEWEN: Radio? Who listens to the radio?

JAM SESSION: Best music found word of mouth

I simply can’t find the music I like on terrestrial radio.

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Golden K honors Albany area veterans with tree memorial

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.

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Georgia CORE helps fight against cancer

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.

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Newman's Bar and Grill to boast variety, entertainment

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.

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Kids in the kitchen

Kids learn about good health and nutrition at an Albany Mall event.

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Taking a walk in her shoes

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.

Kids in the Kitchen on the menu Saturday at Albany Mall

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.

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Lee County commissioners discuss EMS efficiency

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.

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Plains Presidential Auction set for Saturday night

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.

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