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Gas Prices Fall Below $3 Per Gallon

gas prices2Drivers across the United States paid the lowest September gas prices since 2010. The national average was $3.39 per gallon, which was about 13 cents less than last year and 44 cents cheaper than 2012. Today’s national average is $3.27.
Throughout September, the average price in Tennessee was $3.17, which was 56 cents less than last year and 47 cents cheaper than 2012. Tennessee’s average today is $3.07.
“Gas prices typically slide in September as the busy driving season ends and because many stations begin selling less costly winter-blend gasoline on September 16,” said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “Gas prices generally have been less expensive than in recent years due to the dramatic boom in North American petroleum production.
The low price per gallon in Manchester is $2.99 and in Tullahoma it’s $2.98.