Weekly Gas Price Update

gas prices 5Gasoline prices shot up 7 cents last week. The current national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded is $2.25. Motorists are now paying 19 cents more than they did at the beginning of the month.
AAA spokesman Mark Jenkins said gasoline prices almost always rise in February. He said the rate of increase slowed over the weekend, but motorists should expect more volatility at the pump for the next couple of months.
Tennessee’s average price for a gallon of regular is $2.11, a jump of 9 cents from last week.
As of Tuesday afternoon the low price in Manchester was $2.12 and in Tullahoma the low price per gallon was $1.95.