Over the past week, due to rising demand for gas and increased oil costs, gas prices across the country have taken a slight rise. On April 4, the average price per gallon of gas in the US was $3.507 just a few cents higher than prices a week ago. Despite this rise, the average price per gallon today is still over 70 cents per gallon cheaper than prices a year ago.
Here in Georgia, the average price per gallon of gas is $3.245, about three cents per gallon more expensive than last week.. Additionally, prices are about 60 cents per gallon less expensive than last year.
More information about national and local gas prices can be found here.