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Here are some online resources available to help you be prepared for an emergency: Southwest Georgia Public Health: This public resource targets communities in Southwest Georgia and includes suggestionsMore >>
Here are some online resources available to help you be prepared for an emergency.More >>
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Information from the Tift County Sheriff's Office- On Tuesday, May 7, 2013, the Mid-South Narcotics Task Force along with the Tift County Sheriff's Office served a search warrant on the residence of 36More >>
The Mid-South Narcotics Task Force and the Tift County Sheriff's Office arrested 36 year old Daniel Eubanks, and seized over $100K in cash.More >>
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Blake Samples, 34, is charged with the murder of Dusty Carroll in Colquitt County. Carroll died after being shot on April 28 at the residence of Samples' ex-wife. Carroll drove himself to the hospital,More >>
Blake Samples, 34, is charged with the murder of Dusty Carroll in Colquitt County.More >>
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The Albany Police Department's Criminal Investigative Bureau would like to solicit the public's assistance with locating Kizzie Lashay Coleman, 21. She is 5'7" and weighs 176 pounds. The Albany PoliceMore >>
The Albany Police Department's Criminal Investigative Bureau would like to solicit the public's assistance with locating Kizzie Lashay Coleman, 21. She is 5'7" and weighs 176 pounds.More >>
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August 26, 2007
Albany -- Shonda Biggs makes a conscious effort to live a healthy lifestyle. A lifestyle that she is also already teaching her one year old son.
"Even in our family there is high blood pressure and diabetes. So I know those foods will just lead to health problems later on when you get older. So I think its best to start when you are young," said Biggs.
The health problems in her family are some of the same ones that are plaguing many in our state. And the almighty dollar may have a lot to do with that.
A bag of apples will cost you about four dollars, or for the same price you can buy three packs of Murray Cookies, or you can get two bags of chips.
But you can still eat healthy for the same price of junk food if you grocery shop smart. "You can buy bunches of grapes and bananas and, that stuff lasts, well at least for us, a few weeks," said Biggs.
People who think going to a drive-thru is faster, may find they can get more done by cooking and multi-tasking. "Its easier because I can season up the chicken or turkey, stick it in the oven and put on the timer. And than I can do stuff with him," said Biggs.
Most monthly memberships to a local gym will cost you less than a dollar a day. But if you can't afford it, there are other options. "You can wake up 30 minutes earlier and walk or you can do it before you go to bed. There are so many things you can do," said Tony's Gym Fitness Consultant, Kaley Shanks.
Overall with a little research and tweaking of your budget, a healthy lifestyle shouldn't cost you any more. The City of Albany also provides places for you to work out for free. Jackson Heights is one place that will cost nothing out of your pocket.