Local gas prices are down about 40 cents from this time last year.
At the beginning of February 2023, local gas prices were hovering at around $3.19 per gallon.
According to AAA, the average price of gas in Russell County is $2.73 with most gas stations in the county selling at around the $2.69 mark.
According to AAA, local gas prices are lower than many neighboring counties. The data shows most neighboring counties with an average price ranging from $2.84 in Wayne County to $2.96 in Clinton County.
The only neighboring county selling at a lower rate is Adair County with an average price of $2.66.