Gas prices rise in SC, inch closer to $3 per gallon

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) – The average retail price of gasoline in South Carolina has risen 1.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.91 per gallon Sunday.

The rise in price compares with the national average that has increased 1.3 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.09 per gallon, according to SouthCarolinaGasPrices.com.

Including the change in gas prices in South Carolina during the past week, Sunday's prices were 33.2 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 7.5 cents per gallon higher than a month ago.

The national average has increased 8.1 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 39.3 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago.

The cheapest gas in the Tri-County can be found at several gas stations in North Charleston and Goose Creek where gas is being sold at $2.89 per gallon.

To see a list and a map of the cheapest gas prices in the area, click here.

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