AAA, The Auto Club Group, is reporting that retail gas prices fell two cents from last week and remain 15 to 20 cents less than last year. Increased violence in Egypt, however, has increased oil prices and upward pressure on fuel prices is anticipated until that violence ceases.
The Atlanta Braves topped the Washington Nationals 2-1 to close out a three-game weekend series between the teams at Turner Field yesterday afternoon. The Braves bounced back from a 15-inning loss on Saturday night and a rain delay prior to yesterday’s game en route to their victory.
The Greater Rome area has been experiencing record low temperatures for this time of year over the last few days, along with some rain. Sunday’s high temperature was 77, breaking the record of 80 degrees for August 18th. The area received just under an inch of rain from Saturday evening thru the overnight hours on Sunday at the Richard B. Russell Regional Airport/Admiral John H. Towers Field in Armuchee, according to the National Weather Service.
The Rome Braves beat the Charleston Riverdogs 5-4 in a rain delayed affair last night at State Mutual Stadium. The game began a little more than an hour after it’s scheduled start time and was interrupted by a 46 minute rain delay in the eighth inning.