By WAYNE CRENSHAW | The Macon Telegraph (Tribune News Service) | Published: July 4, 2018

MACON, Ga. — Long before he ever flew in a plane, Alvin Holsey dreamed of someday becoming a pilot.

Growing up in Fort Valley, his closest contact to an aircraft was watching a yellow crop duster spraying a soybean field, and he was fascinated at how it came in low and slow.