Local gas prices continue to soar

Local gas prices continue to soar, following a state and national trend.

AAA showed the average price of gasoline in Russell County to be $4.32 on Wednesday, but most gas stations in the county were selling at $4.49 or a few at $4.59 as of Wednesday afternoon after prices jumping as much as 30 cents Tuesday afternoon.

According to AAA, the average price of gasoline statewide sat at $4.42, and nationwide it was $4.67.

Across the state, average prices were as high as $4.77 in Jefferson County and as low as $4.10 in Marion County.

 

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