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Georgia motorists continue to pay higher prices at the pump

April 8, 2019--7:40 a.m.

AAA SOUTH

Georgia gas prices are holding steady compared to a week ago.

Georgia drivers continue to pay an average of $2.61 per gallon for regular unleaded which is 13 cents less than the national average.

That amounts to $39.15 for a full 15-gallon tank of gasoline. However, drivers are only paying 3 cents more than this same time last year.

“While prices may continue to fluctuate, the springtime increase is not over yet,” said Montrae Waiters, spokesperson, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “AAA forecasts the national average should peak at around $2.75 by Memorial Day weekend.”

Local averages Monday were $2.57 in Floyd County, $2.64 in Bartow County, $2.60 in Gordon County, $2.63 in Polk County and $2.55 in Chattooga County.