Fuel Around Town
Gas prices have been rising, so we've compiled a list of prices for regular unleaded in the Oconee area. See which gas station has the best current price.
UPDATE: Very soon after Patch left about 4 p.m., Racetrac at 7921 Macon Hwy changed the price to $3.25/gallon. Employees say that they were so busy all day with customers that they didn't have a chance to change it earlier.
The average price of gas jumped 6 cents overnight to a $3.287, according to the motorist group AAA. CNN money reported that oil prices spiked 9 percent over a one week period. What does that mean for the Oconee County area? Patch takes a look at some local prices to keep in mind when filling up your tank.
CHEAPEST GAS: $3.15 Racetrac 7921 Macon Hwy, Watkinsville
As of 3:45 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 25, Racetrac 7921 Macon Hwy was selling the cheapest regular unleaded gas. Now, it is up to $3.25, and several gas stations tie for the lowest price. Here is a list of other regular unleaded prices in the area:
$3.25 Racetrac 3790 Atlanta Hwy, Bogart
$3.25 A J's Foodstore 2430 Monroe Hwy, Bogart
$3.25 QuickTrip 1240 Oconee Conn, Watkinsville
$3.25 Shell 1211 Jennings Mill Parkway
$3.27 Oconee Fast Mart 1961 Hog Mountain Rd, Watkinsville
$3.29 Chevron 5300 Macon Hwy, Bishop
$3.29 Golden Pantry 1010 Mars Hill
$3.29 STJ Foodmart 1461 Greensboro Hwy, Watkinsville
$3.31 Golden Pantry 5157 Macon Hwy
$3.32 T's Corner 4500 Monroe Hwy, Watkinsville
Feel free to add additional gas stations and prices you spot to our list by reporting in the comments.
Prices are subject to change at any time and were collected between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 25.