Tuesday, May 21 2013 8:07 AM EDT2013-05-21 12:07:49 GMT
The American Red Cross is working with Oklahoma officials and have been all night to help clean up the devastation and ensure victims of these monstrous tornadoes get the help they need. They're alsoMore >>
The Red Cross holds blood drives, CPR classes and says there are many ways for folks to lend a hand throughout the year but now, for disasters like this, the organization says the best way to help is through donations.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 7:29 AM EDT2013-05-21 11:29:09 GMT
The Oklahoma City Medical Examiner's Office is now saying that at least 40 more have been killed after a deadly tornado outbreak barreled through Oklahoma, bringing the death toll to 91. At least 40 ofMore >>
The Oklahoma City Medical Examiner's Office is now saying that at least 40 more have been killed after a deadly tornado outbreak barreled through Oklahoma, bringing the death toll to 91.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 12:03 AM EDT2013-05-21 04:03:02 GMT
Paramedics tell us they're amazed no one was seriously hurt in a rush hour crash just outside Albany Monday evening. The driver of a pickup truck lost control on Philema Road just before 5:00. The truckMore >>
The driver of a pickup truck and his passenger walk away from the mangled wreckage after a crash.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 12:02 AM EDT2013-05-21 04:02:59 GMT
An unusual wreck on Albany's bypass Monday night left the highway littered with yard debris. About 9:30, a car collided with a trailer that was hauling tree limbs on the Liberty Expressway between theMore >>
Wrecked cars and yard debris slow traffic on Albany's bypass.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 11:45 PM EDT2013-05-21 03:45:07 GMT
Moultrie Police tell us they have the accused triggerman in a shooting in custody after two weeks on the run. Police arrested 19-year-old Darren Huntley over the weekend in Waycross. 22-year-old DominiqueMore >>
Moultrie Police tell us they have the accused triggerman in a shooting in custody after two weeks on the run.More >>
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -
The struggle to reach a deal to avoid automatic tax increases for every American has folks paying more attention to their finances in 2013.
The new year is a sign of new beginnings and positive lifestyle changes. A popular resolution has been to lose weight, but now it seems more people are focused on tightening their budget.
What are some resolutions made by South Georgians?
"To kind of stop spending money and be more conservative," said Albany resident Kelvin Hall.
Montrell Seay, makes new years resolutions every year. He says talk of the fiscal cliff and economic uncertainty is having an impact on the commitment he'll make to himself.
"Yes, the fiscal cliff situation is certainly having a lot of people worried and anytime or anyway you can save a couple of pennies, it certainly helps out at the end of the year," said Albany resident Montrell Seay.
The House and Senate have been negotiating on spending cuts and tax hikes. And the blame game on Capitol Hill leaves some like Seay uneasy. Now he's focusing on ways to make sure his goal becomes an achievement.
"I try not to shop so much during the year," said Seay. "I try to really only come out during the big Christmas days or black Friday and things of that nature. And I try to sort of stash the Christmas gifts early so that way I only spend so much money throughout the year."
A plan to make sure this new years resolution is not broken, during a time when many feel helpless about the country's economy.
When the clock strikes 2013, taxes go up for all Americans if lawmakers can't agree on a deal.