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Saturday 01/03/2015
Gas prices level out Saturday morning around the region
Posted: January 03, 2015

Gas prices leveled out this morning around Northwest Georgia, with the price of a gallon of regular gas staying the same throughout the region. 

Thursday 01/01/2015
Gas prices continuing downward trend for New Year's Day
Posted: January 01, 2015

Gas prices are down slightly to start off a New Year in Northwest Georgia and surrounding areas, including drops in the state average for the price of a regular gallon of gas.

Wednesday 12/31/2014
Gas prices dip another penny in some areas, remain below $2 in Ringgold, Chattanooga areas
Posted: December 31, 2014

The average price of gas is down in Georgia another cent overnight, and some areas also saw a dip of a penny in the price of regular gas in Northwest Georgia and the surrounding areas. 

Tuesday 12/30/2014
Price of gas drops down below $2.20 in Rome, continues decrease across Northwest Georgia and surrounding areas
Posted: December 30, 2014

The price of gasoline dropped another couple of pennies overnight in some areas of Northwest Georgia and surrounding states, and Rome has finally seen one station drop below the $2.20 mark according to Gasbuddy.com reports. 

Saturday 12/27/2014
Gas continues to decline overnight in a few areas
Posted: December 27, 2014

Only a couple of ares saw a drop in gas prices overnight, but the cost of a regular gallon of gasoline continues to trend toward under $2 range throughout Northwest Georgia and the surrounding areas. 

Friday 12/26/2014
UPDATE: Piedmont, Alabama, man sent to hospital after wreck on Ga. 100
Updated: December 26, 2014 - 8:32 pm

Update: A Piedmont, Alabama man, was sent to the hospital following a wreck on Ga. 100 Friday afternoon. Jeffrey Winkles, 50, was driving a white Dodge Dakota pickup that left the roadway, police said. There were no passengers.

Rome’s unemployment rate falls to 6.7 percent in November; Northwest Ga. at 6.4
Updated: December 26, 2014 - 12:44 am

Floyd County’s unemployment rate dipped below 7 percent in November, checking in at 6.7 percent for the month. The rate was down from 7.2 percent in October and down from 7.6 percent in November of last year.

Monday 12/22/2014
AAA: Gas prices fell below $2 in Tenn. and Georgia, prices expected to continue decline
Posted: December 22, 2014

Gas prices fell below $2 a gallon at various filling stations in Georgia and Tennessee last week, and prices in Florida are not far behind. The lowest prices in Florida are in the Jacksonville area at about $2.10 a gallon. If prices keep falling at a rate of 2 cents a day, Florida motorists could begin finding gasoline below $2 by the end of the week.

Saturday 12/20/2014
Gas prices remain on decline in Northwest Georgia to start weekend
Posted: December 20, 2014

Gas prices continue their slow decline downward toward the under $2 range in most of Northwest Georgia and in surrounding states, or stayed the same overnight as the cost of a regular gallon of gas continues a downward trend ahead of holiday travel.

Thursday 12/18/2014
Some gas prices still below $2 at select stations in Northwest Georgia, Chattanooga
Posted: December 18, 2014

Gas prices continue their decline along with the price of oil, and some gas stations remain below the $2 mark in Northwest Georgia and into the Southeast Tennessee area around Chattanooga.

Tuesday 12/16/2014
Polk County 6-year-old awarded for saving family from fire
Updated: December 16, 2014 - 12:17 pm

Students thought they were coming to see slimy snakes and lizards at Young’s Grove Elementary in a late week treat. However before the activities started, administrators at the school had a special award to give out.

Saturday 12/13/2014
Gas prices drop another five cents overnight, down to $2.14 in Chattanooga area
Updated: December 15, 2014 - 11:46 am

Gas prices continue to decline ahead of the Christmas travel season, with areas dropping at least five cents overnight in some places, as much as six cents in others for the weekend. 

Thursday 12/11/2014
Miss Billie Sue Mobbs
Posted: December 11, 2014

Miss Billie Sue Mobbs, 84 of Gaylesville, passed away Sunday, December 7, 2014 at Cherokee Health and Rehab. Miss Mobbs was a native of Cherokee County, and was of the Baptist faith.

Gas prices continue to drop, down to $2.19 in Chattanooga
Posted: December 11, 2014

Gas prices in Northwest Georgia and in surrounding areas continue their decline below $2.50 in many communities, and the slow drop looks to continue heading into the holiday season if trends hold steady. 

Saturday 12/06/2014
Gas prices remain on steady decline this weekend, average down to $2.50 range in neighboring states
Posted: December 06, 2014

The price for a gallon of unleaded gas remained about the same in most places this morning in Northwest Georgia, but it has continued to steadily fall across the southeast this week and looks to continue.

Friday 12/05/2014
Gas prices continue decline through first week of December in region
Posted: December 05, 2014

Gas prices continue their decline in Northwest Georgia and Northeast Alabama, and remain lowest near the Tennessee state line with the cost down to $2.28 per gallon at some stations for regular gas. 

Wednesday 12/03/2014
Gas drops below $2 in Oklahoma, NW Ga. low is $2.37
Updated: December 04, 2014 - 12:47 am

If you're a bargain-hunter you may not be able to resist a trip to Oklahoma City, OK.  There you'll find the OnCue Express selling gas at $1.99 per gal. That's the first gas station in the U.S. to sell gas below $2 per gallon since July 30, 2010.

“We knew when we saw crude oil prices drop last week that we'd break the $2 threshold pretty soon, but we didn't know if it would happen in South Carolina, Texas, Missouri or Oklahoma,” said Patrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst for GasBuddy.  “Those are all low-tax states and all have statewide averages at $2.52 or less.

“Today's national average, $2.74, now makes the current price we pay a whopping 51 cents per gallon less than what we paid a year ago, and 24 states are seeing even greater differences between today's and year-ago prices,” he added.

Florida leads that group with a 69.5 cent difference between today's average and that of one year ago.

Missouri has the lowest state average in the country at $2.43 today.

The broad decline in crude oil and wholesale gasoline prices means more gas stations can be expected to head south, figuratively speaking,” added Gregg Laskoski, another senior petroleum analyst with GasBuddy. “Over 15% of the nation's gas stations are now below $2.50 per gallon and it may not be long before others join OnCue Express in that exclusive club that’s below $2!”
 

New York dogs find road home through Rome
Updated: December 04, 2014 - 10:52 am

The compassion and attention given to two injured dogs that were at the Floyd County Animal Control shelter led to them finding their way back home — 900 miles away.

Tuesday 12/02/2014
Gas prices still in steady decline Tuesday, best prices still near Tennessee border
Posted: December 02, 2014

Gas prices in the Northwest Georgia area are still declining steadily with the lowest prices found near the Tennessee border.

Monday 12/01/2014
Gas prices still on steady decline
Posted: December 01, 2014

Gas prices in the Northwest Georgia area are still declining steadily with the lowest prices found near the Tennessee border.

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