Gas prices in the Volunteer State continue to rise and are now at year-ago levels. Some 'Boro discounters started the week on Monday morning with regular gas going for $2.19 per gallon.
Gas prices in Tennessee have increased the past 13 consecutive days for an average total of 15 cents per gallon. Here in the 'Boro, some discounters started the week with regular gas going for $2.11 per gallon. That again give Murfreesboro the lowest gas prices in the state.
Gas prices in Tennessee continue to fall. Here in Murfreesboro, some discounters started the week with regular gas at $1.92 per gallon. Later that afternoon, prices collapsed another nickle to $1.87 per gallon.
Oil prices hit a new low last week, further fueling the plunge at the pump. Gas prices in Tennessee dropped another 8 cents last week. Some discounters in Murfreesboro started the week at $2.17 per gallon (11/19/2018).
Some discounters in Murfreesboro started the week by selling regular gas at $2.51 per gallon. That's a drop of 6-cents when compared to last week's local prices.
Gas prices declined a nickle over the weekend and that trend should continue this week. Some discounters in the 'Boro started the week with regular gas for $2.57 per gallon. That keeps Murfreesboro with the "lowest gas prices" in Tennessee.
Hurricane Florence had little to no effect on prices at the pump last week. Several Murfreesboro discounters opened the week with regular gas at $2.42 per gallon.
Millions of motorists traveling over the weekend paid the most expensive Labor Day gas prices in four years. Several discounters started the week with $2.49 regular gas, but one was a nickel less at $2.44. Prices could get even more expensive, depending on the path and severity of Tropical Storm Gordon.
Gas prices in the southeastern U.S. are declining as Americans prepare for the final holiday of the summer travel season. In the 'Boro one discounter started the week at $2.46 per gallon. Declining demand and rising supplies have allowed prices at the pump to steadily slip lower.
The start of July marked another increase in the gas and diesel tax for Tennessee.
Murfreesboro again came in with the lowest gas prices in Tennessee with regular gas at $2.42 at some discounters. That's a dime lower than the second cheapest price (Clevelenad).
Motorists should soon catch a break from rising gas prices. Oil and gasoline futures prices plunged after Russia and Saudi Arabia expressed interest in raising oil supply. Some Murfreesboro discounters started the week with regular gas at $2.64.
Gas prices rocketed higher last week in most markets, due to reductions in domestic supply and the oil market's response to the President's decision to leave the Iran Nuclear Deal. Here in Murfreesboro, some discounters started the week with regular gas at $2.47 per gallon. Locally, that price is unchanged from the previous week.
Monday is the conclusion to what was the most expensive April for gas prices in four years. The new month begins with several 'Boro discounters offering regular gas at $2.49 per gallon--not the best buy in the state, but not the most expensive either.
Americans are finding some of the most expensive gas prices in years. Here in the 'Boro, some discounters started the week with regular gas at $2.48 per gallon. That is unchanged from the previous week.
Energy prices took a nosedive on the stock market last week and gas prices are declining as a result. Some 'Boro discounters started the week with regular gas at $2.22 per gallon.
Tennessee gas prices rose 4-cents last week across the state, and up 8-cents in Murfreesboro. Sunday's state average of $2.40 is 15 cents more than a month ago, and 32 cents more than this time last year. Tennessee has the 10th-lowest state average in the nation. In the 'Boro gas some discounters started the week with regular gas at $2.33.
Gas prices increased across most of the country during the past week, and here in Murfreesboro prices have remain at $2.29 per gallon.
Motorists may see higher gas prices this week, after oil and wholesale gasoline prices made solid gains last week. Here in the 'Boro, some discounters opened the week with $2.07 per gallon regular gas.
Tennessee gas prices averaged $2.31 per gallon , after dropping 8 cents during the past week. The biggest weekly discounts were seen in Cleveland (-12 cents), Johnson City (-12 cents), and Chattanooga (-10 cents). Here in the 'Boro, prices remained relatively stable with one discounter starting the week at $2.20 per gallon.
AAA reports that Tennessee gas prices averaged $2.47 on Sunday. In Murfreesboro the week opened with some discounters dropping 20-cents to $2.29 per gallon.
It's been a longtime since the majority Murfreesboro discounters had gas prices that not only were almost identical ($2.59), but were above Nashville's and the states' average price per gallon. The week started with most local discounters offering petro for $2.59, a 50-cent increase.
Gas prices have held relatively steady for the past two weeks, but now face upward pressure. Prices dropped slightly here with some 'Boro discounters starting the week at $1.86.
Nationally, Independence Day travelers enjoyed the lowest fuel prices in decades. Here in the 'Boro, some discounters offered regular gas at $1.83 per gallon.
On Saturday, July 1, Gov. Haslam's IMPROVE Act will go into effect, addressing a $10.5 billion backlog in repairs and updates by prioritizing 962 projects across all of Tennessee's 95 counties.
Here in the 'Boro, some discounters started the week with regular gas at $1.96 per gallon. Across Tennessee gas prices declined 2.5 cents in the past week.
Motorists saw modest movement at the gas pump last week. The new week opened in Murfreesboro with some discounters offering regular gas at $1.92 per gallon.
Motorists saw little change at the pump last week. Here in the 'Boro many discounters were offering regular gas at $2.07 per gallon.
Pump prices rose in Florida last week as gas stations struggled to meet surging demand due to Hurricane Matthew. They remained the same in the Volunteer State. However, here in Murfreesboro some discounters started the week 8-cents lower than the previous week at $1.97 per gallon.
Gas prices are about the same - if not less - than last week, in the southeastern United States. The week in Murfreesboro started with many discounters opening 4-cents less at $2.05 per gallon.
Discounters in Murfreesboro opened the week with regular gas stable at $2.09 per gallon.
Many local gas stations around the county are out of gas. And the few that have it have long lines. The shortage of gas is being blamed on a gas leak in Alabama. Residents can expect more frustrations trying to fill up in the coming days.
"If consumers fill up unnecessarily, top off their tanks when they aren't close to empty, and fill multiple containers at the pumps, then our petroleum retailers will not be able to keep up with the demand..."
"While there is plenty of gasoline and crude supply, the pipeline is the most efficient way to deliver the product to Tennessee," said Stephanie Milani, Tennessee Public Affairs Director, AAA--The Auto Club Group.
Gas prices are expected to spike as much as 20 cents on the East Coast over the next week and a major fuel pipeline leak in Alabama is to blame. Local residents may not be immune to the jump.
Average retail gasoline prices in Tennessee have fallen 3.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.87/gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,821 gas outlets in Tennessee.
Gas prices jumped considerably last week, but stayed below the two-dollar mark. Here in the 'Boro, after an increase of more than a quarter--prices seemed to level at $1.93.
A local bank in Murfreesboro is helping the community with FREE GAS today (Friday, 9/19/14). Clay Shirley, the Vice President of Commercial Lending for Wilson Bank and Trust explains...
A local bank in Murfreesboro is helping the community in a major way... they will take the reins of a local gas station and buy gas for those who are running low (first 200 vehicles).
Gas prices are beginning to stabilize after going on a streak of more than 20 days of increases. Here in Murfreesboro, some discounters dropped the price of regular gas by 2-cents to $3.38 per gallon.
Motorists across the country are paying more for gasoline than they have in nearly six months. 'Boro drivers were hit hard.
A Franklin County man has been arrested and charged with trying to rob three locations in Murfreesboro. Twenty-one year old Matthew Corbett of Estill Springs faces the charges after trying to rob the Shell gas station on Broad Street Sunday night.
Winter storms can also be attributed to the rise in gas prices, but prices are unchanged in the 'Boro at $3.07 per gallon.
Gulf coast refinery maintenance began last week and gas prices already reflect increases. Although many discounters in the 'Boro bumped prices up, the lowest price per gallon was $3.07.
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