Filling up with gas is costing drivers in Florida more than in Georgia
We’re not even into the busy summer travel months and already the price of gasoline has risen by 20-cents the past two weeks. Drivers in Florida on average are paying $4.20 while the average price of gas in Georgia is more than 35-cents cheaper.
Former mayoral candidate Willie Wilson to donate $200,000 of gasoline at select stations
Former mayoral candidate Willie Wilson has pledged to give away $200,000 in gas in $50 gifts to motorists who fill up at one of nine preselected gas stations Thursday on a first-come, first-served basis until the maximum $200,000 donation is reached.chicagotribune.com
Florida gas prices spike to highest level in 3 years; $3 per gallon soon possible
(Photo by Michael Nagle/Xinhua via Getty) (Xinhua/ via Getty Images)JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The price of gasoline continues to climb across Florida and the country. According to a new report by AAA, gas prices in Florida jumped another 15 cents per gallon last week, putting the state average for a gallon of regular gas at $2.87. Gas prices are up 25 cents over the last two weeks. Industry analysts say there are several factors to blame -- including in increase in demand that’s lead to higher crude oil prices. According to Gas Buddy, the price trend in Jacksonville is about $2.80 per gallon in comparison to a year ago where it was about 2 dollars a gallon.
Be ready for gas prices to rise again in Florida
(AP Photo/John Raoux, File)JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Florida’s average gas price dipped three cents since the year-long peak that had been reached a week ago. “Pump prices could eventually reach $2.60 per gallon in the coming weeks, as refineries prepare to switch to summer-blend gasoline. The national average gas price on Monday morning was $2.50. Last Monday, the average price of $2.49 in Florida was the highest since January 2020. “At least this time, it means we are recovering as a nation.”De Haan also said that the rise in gas prices in recent weeks is not tied to President Joe Biden taking over the Oval Office.