Gas Prices Continue to Tick Upwards as Spring Gets into Full Swing

April 2, 2014

The national average for gasoline inched up 2 cents in the past week.

Typical spring factors like refinery maintenance, increasing demand and the switch to summer-blend fuel remain part of the story.

Also, multiple factors continue putting upward pressure on oil prices, which influence about two-thirds the price of gasoline across the country.

Consumer spending in the U.S. rose to the highest level in three months and continued conflict between Russia and the Ukraine heightens concerns of a supply disruption.

The national average price for a gallon of gasoline is $3.55.

The average price for a gallon of gasoline rose 5 cents in Georgia respectively.

In Elbert County, the low retail price for gasoline currently stands at $3.32 that number is according to