Austin Dillon emerged as the victor in the 60th running of the Daytona 500 held on Sunday at Daytona International Speedway. He won the race in the No. 3 car, a number once driven by the late Dale Earnhardt. Darrell Wallace Jr. came in at second place, while Denny Hamlin won third.
Prices at the gas pump have been fluctuating in recent days, but lately this has been to motorists’ advantage. Garrett Townsend, a spokesman for AAA, The Auto Club Group, says that gas prices have been on the decline for this week, and that’s good news for those wishing to hit the road.
Fourth graders at West End Elementary School were visited by Miss Georgia on Wednesday, according to a release from the Rome City Schools.
High school basketball will return to the airwaves of 95.7 FM The Ridge and WLAQ AM 1410 this weekend as local teams participate in the first round of the GHSA state playoffs.