Week 3: Friday night football scores and schedules

This week’s Game of the Week is the battle for the Syrup Pitcher!

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

The Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died of metastatic pancreatic cancer at age 87.
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US bans WeChat, TikTok from app stores, threatens shutdowns

The U.S. Commerce Department said Friday it will ban Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat from U.S. app stores on Sunday and will bar the apps from accessing essential internet services in the U.S. — a move that could effectively wreck the operation of both Chinese services for U.S. users.

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VSU Greek life thrives despite pandemic challenges

Inmate found dead at Randolph Co. Jail

Walmart raising wages for about 165,000 workers

Phoebe releases weekly COVID-19 numbers

  Hurricane Sally wrecks giant oak tree, disturbs pet peacock

An ancient giant live oak tree, off Peafowl Road, was split down the middle Wednesday night, and the Holden family hopes their peacock won't fly the coop after losing his favorite spot.
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Trump and Biden hit unlikely battleground state of Minnesota

Minnesota will feel like a genuine battleground on Friday when President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden campaign to mark the beginning of early voting.

  Lee Co. leaders concerned about rising creek levels

  Gulf Coast braces for 2nd round of flooding in Sally’s wake

  Valdosta’s LAMP helps those in need during pandemic

Programming note: WALB’s Friday afternoon newscasts

  DOCO Commissioners to consider Radium Springs surveillance system funding

  Dougherty Co. Public Works drying up county after Wednesday’s downpour

Clinch Co. High to close because of COVID-19 concerns

  Valdosta grocery program helps feed families during pandemic

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Officer stops to toss the football with boy playing catch by himself

The officer said the youngster impressed him with his one-handed catches and ability to run under long passes.

SPORTS

Week 3: Friday night football scores and schedules

Week Three high school football changes

  Player of the Week: Baron Hopson

  Coach of the Week: Phil Ironside of the Worth County Rams

  Play of the Week: Coffee Trojans

After a highlight-filled night of high school football, one play stood out from the rest.

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Thomasville traffic stop leads to drugs, cash

Wednesday Cook Co. tornado confirmed by National Weather Service

2 displaced after Valdosta fire

Phoebe commemorates World Patient Safety Day

Valdosta youth speaks out against local gun violence through music

E.D.I.T. TV, an acronym for Elevate Dreams with Inspirational Truth, is currently made up of about 20 members, ranging in age from children to young adults.
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  Firefighter dies battling wildfire sparked by gender reveal

A firefighter has died battling a wildfire in California that officials say was sparked by a device used to reveal a baby’s gender.

Cairo coffee shop sees impact of pandemic

LIST: Some SWGA schools to close due to weather conditions

Final suspect in May Albany homicide in custody

  Water levels lowered at Lake Blackshear as precaution