Week 1: Friday night football scores and schedules

Southwest Georgians have been gearing up all year for the first football Friday and it has finally arrived.

75 years later, US World War II veterans say: Never forget

Seventy-five years ago, they helped free Europe from the Nazis. This weekend, U.S. veterans are back in Paris to celebrate, and commemorate.
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  N. Korea test-fires missiles again after joint drills end

The North had been expected to halt weapons tests because the 10-day U.S.-South Korean drills, which it views as an invasion rehearsal, ended earlier this week.

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  First responders grill off competition set for Saturday

Buckingham Palace recognizes Cairo museum’s WWII memorial

  Albany town hall meeting to address illegal dump site concerns

  DCSS looks at ways to curb violence and support families

  Moody Airmen donates time to volunteer at disability center

Almost a dozen airmen from Moody Air Force Base are taking protecting and serving to a new level.
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Trump faces limits of go-it-alone stance at global summit

President Donald Trump heads into a summit with global economic powers confronting the consequences of his preference for going it alone in a polarized nation and an interconnected world.

Valdosta man charged after barricading himself, child in home

Coffee Co. man gets life without parole for 2018 murder

$50K grant helps repair hurricane damage at Americus theater

APD wants to talk to this man

  UPDATE: Victim Identified in fiery Dougherty Co. crash

  Tift Co. educators reflect on life, legacy of John Smith

  Recent heat could impact dairy coming from South Ga.

Worth Co. leaders talk new state voting system

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Florida man convicted in parking lot shooting of black man

A white Florida man who told detectives he had a “pet peeve” about illegal parking in handicapped spots was convicted late Friday of manslaughter for the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man in a dispute over a handicapped spot.

SPORTS

  Week 1: Friday night football scores and schedules

Game of the Week: Cairo @ Thomasville

Olympic hero returns home

Get to know your favorite high school football team, schedules

Football season is about to begin.

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  Is this your tailgate?

  Qualifying numbers for Worth Co. are coming in for upcoming election

  Community, leaders search for answers to fight recent crimes

People fearful after seeing two shootings in one day

  VPD investigates second Hill St. armed robbery in a week

The Valdosta Police Department (VPD) is searching for a man responsible for robbing a gas station at gun point.
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  Brazilian president to send army to fight huge fires in the Amazon

Brazilian forces will deploy starting Saturday to border areas, indigenous territories and other affected regions in the Amazon to assist in putting out fires for a month, according to a presidential decree authorizing use of the army.

  G-SAR training brings together regional fire departments

  Wilcox Co. Sheriff’s Office looking for info on car used in bank robbery

2 arrested for $82K worth of drugs in Lowndes Co.

  UPDATE: D.A. includes murder in charges for fatal Albany downtown shooting suspect