National Average for Fuel Drops Below $3.00

The national average for regular unleaded gasoline fell below $3.00 per gallon for the first time since December 22, 2010 on Saturday. More than sixty percent of U.S. gas stations are currently selling gas lower than $3.00 a gallon, while twenty-three states currently have averages under the $3.00 mark today.The average price of gas in Georgia of $2.86 per gallon is the 12th lowest in the nation. Gas prices fell 6 cents last week and 33 cents per gallon in the month of October, which was the steepest decline since 2008. Rabun County is right inline with the State average this week.