The 60th running of the Daytona 500 is scheduled to take place this Sunday afternoon in Daytona Beach, Florida.
The State Transportation Board has a new member. According to a release from the STB, Jerry Shearin of Paulding County was chosen to represent the 14th Congressional District in Northwest Georgia. He was elected to the post by state representatives and senators in the district.
For some local authors, completing the research for a new book can be a very entertaining and educational process. This certainly was the case for Merrill Davies, a Rome resident whose latest book “Becoming Jestina” was inspired by a real-life Rosie the Riveter.
Amanda Carter, director of Rome’s Downtown Development Authority, says that downtown Rome is open for business! She attests that her organization is available to assist those who wish to locate (or relocate) their business to the downtown area. Many resources are available to business owners, such as small business loans and a facade grant program. And if business owners have any questions, the DDA has answers.
The Atlanta Hawks closed out the first half of the 2017-2018 season with a loss to the Detroit Pistons 104-98 on Wednesday night at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit. It was the second consecutive loss for the Hawks and marked the end of a three-game losing skid for the Pistons. This also allowed the Pistons to take the four-game season series between the teams at 3-1.