Saturday, May 25 2013 11:37 PM EDT2013-05-26 03:37:45 GMT
Albany Panther's first ever beer fest just wrapped up tonight. For 25 bucks beer lovers sampled more than 20 types of beer at the Civic Center and there was plenty of entertainment. Musical acts, suchMore >>
Albany Panther's held their first ever beer fest Saturday night. More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 11:33 PM EDT2013-05-26 03:33:38 GMT
Albany Police held a gospel concert to raise money for their annual community picnic event. Musical artists from around south Georgia performed at the Albany Municipal Auditorium Saturday afternoon.More >>
Albany Police held a gospel concert to raise money for their annual community picnic event.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 10:30 PM EDT2013-05-26 02:30:39 GMT
A Turner County man is now in custody after he had a standoff with deputies for about two hours Saturday evening. Sheriff Andy Hester says deputies were called to the home of Ricky Nelson on CoverdaleMore >>
A man had a standoff with Turner County deputies for about two hours Saturday evening.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 6:27 PM EDT2013-05-25 22:27:57 GMT
Supporters of a 6-year-old Albany boy battling a serious brain disorder are coming together once more to help with his medical bills. This time, with a Vegas style event. This may seem like a regularMore >>
Supporters of a 6-year-old Albany boy battling a serious brain disorder are coming together once more to help with his medical bills. This time, with a Vegas style event.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 4:52 PM EDT2013-05-25 20:52:02 GMT
A woman is recovering after her SUV was struck by another vehicle, flipping it several times. It happened around 3:15pm Saturday, near the 1500 block of U.S. Highway 19. Officials say John Earley wasMore >>
A woman is recovering after her SUV was struck by another vehicle, flipping it several times.More >>
October 10, 2003
Lowndes County - Major Mark McCurley made Air Force history Friday. "I am now the first instructor pilot at Moody, and throughout the entire Air Force to log 1,000 hours in a T-6 plane," said McCurley.
It's a goal he's had for as long as he can remember. "I remember when I was a little boy, watching the planes go by to our local airport and thinking, 'One day, I'm going to fly those'," said McCurley.
The long hours in the air are a big plus in his line of work. He's responsible for teaching student pilots how to defend our country. "Without guidance from instructors like me, all the combat planes out there can't fly, because they would have no pilots," said McCurley.
Under his guidance, students are transformed from pedestrians to pilots. "They come in here basically as aviation infants, and we teach them everything they know to graduate to college, which is the next airplane," said McCurley.
Major McCurley will be the sole holder of the 1,000 hour title for now, but he hopes his accomplishment will pave the way for other Air Force pilots.