Tuesday, May 21 2013 11:38 PM EDT2013-05-22 03:38:58 GMT
New details on construction of the new terminal at Southwest Georgia Regional Airport. Construction crews are working on the final touches. Right now, officials are looking at bids for food vendors. TheyMore >>
New details on construction of the new terminal at Southwest Georgia Regional Airport. Construction crews are working on the final touches.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 11:34 PM EDT2013-05-22 03:34:05 GMT
Supporters of a former Pelham teacher, accused of assaulting his principal, came out Tuesday to support him. They spoke to the Pelham School board saying former Pelham Elementary School teacher BobbyMore >>
Supporters of a former Pelham teacher, accused of assaulting his principal, came out Tuesday to support him.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 11:24 PM EDT2013-05-22 03:24:47 GMT
Some folks in South Georgia know all too well the destruction a powerful tornado can cause. Back in 2000, a tornado killed 11 people in Camilla. That prompted Mitchell County to become the state's firstMore >>
Some folks in South Georgia know all too well the destruction a powerful tornado can cause. Back in 2000, a tornado killed 11 people in Camilla.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 7:46 PM EDT2013-05-21 23:46:50 GMT
Some folks in South Georgia frantically tried to get in touch with loved ones who live near the destruction in Oklahoma. Leesburg's Wendy Mathis has a brother who lives in Oklahoma City and works in BethanyMore >>
Some folks in South Georgia frantically tried to get in touch with loved ones who live near the destruction in Oklahoma.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 7:38 PM EDT2013-05-21 23:38:18 GMT
A concerned citizen is stepping up to help the children who have been devastated by the tornado in Oklahoma. Lee County resident Jyl Goodson says she wants to help bring joy back to the children in Moore,More >>
A concerned citizen is stepping up to help the children who have been devastated by the tornado in Oklahoma.More >>
Average retail gasoline prices in Georgia have risen 13.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.58/g Sunday.
This compares with the national average that has increased 6.3 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.63/g, according to gasoline price website GeorgiaGasPrices.com.
Including the change in gas prices in Georgia during the past week, prices yesterday were $1.03/g higher than the same day one year ago and are 0.3 cents per gallon lower than a month ago.
The national average has decreased 9.1 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 91.7 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago.
GasBuddy operates GasBuddy.com, GeorgiaGasPrices.com, and over 225 other local gasoline price-tracking websites that follow prices at over 125,000 gasoline stations in the United States and Canada.
Meanwhile, the Associated Press reports that oil prices fell below $95 a barrel Monday in Asia amid signs the U.S. economy is struggling.
Benchmark oil for August delivery was down $1.33 to $94.87 a barrel at late afternoon Singapore time in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Crude gave up $2.47 to settle at $96.20 on Friday.
In London, Brent crude shed 87 cents to $117.46 per barrel on the ICE Futures exchange.
On Friday, the U.S. Labor Department said that employers added the fewest jobs in nine months and the unemployment rate rose to 9.2 percent in June, undermining investor optimism that the world's biggest economy was improving.
"The report was negative from just about every angle of approach," energy consultant The Schork Group said in a report. "That's hardly what you would expect in the second year of an alleged economic recovery."
Before the dismal jobs report, oil had rebounded from $90 two weeks ago on expectations global supplies will tighten and demand will improve during the next 18 months.
"Although the employment data delivered a significant body slam to energy markets, we're still reluctant to rule out one more run at the $100 area," Ritterbusch and Associates said in a report. "The energy market absorbed the important monthly employment figures well enough to make another push within the next several sessions."
In other Nymex trading in August contracts, heating oil fell 3.4 cents to $3.06 a gallon while gasoline slid 2.1 cents at $3.07 a gallon. Natural gas futures dropped 0.2 cent at $4.20 per 1,000 cubic feet.
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