Gas Prices Move Back Up

Gas prices in Mississippi have jumped again, up almost six cents a gallon since last week, according to GasBuddy.com.

The price of gas has increased nearly ten cents in the last month, almost ninety cents per gallon since this time last year.

Right now, prices in Mississippi are rising at a faster rate than the rest of the country, which is only up about eighty cents since a year ago.

The average price in Mississippi currently stands at $2.67 for a gallon of regular unleaded. It's one cent higher in Alabama.

Both states are still below the national average of $2.74.


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  • by Randy Location: lauderdale county on Mar 8, 2010 at 07:54 PM
    That is all we need with the economy like it is.The oil companies keep reporting record profits,and the working people of America are going broke trying to look for jobs or trying to afford to commute to work.
  • by Mad on Mar 8, 2010 at 05:51 PM
    Well I think this bites. Why are the prices going up so high so fast??? It's not like we are hurting for the gas/oil, so what gives?? So much for "helping" the economy. How is this helping? It is bad enough alot of people do not have jobs, now it is going to be even harder to look for work because of higher gas prices.....
  • by jerry Location: union on Mar 8, 2010 at 04:19 PM
    its because we having them "KIGHTS" from union that won't pay their employees. so we having to suffer and pay higher gas.....
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