The acceleration of gas prices has slowed in Columbus, but the city's average still ticked to yet another record high today.
The average price of regular gas hit $3.992 per gallon locally, according to the AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report and the Oil Price Information Service. That's up from $3.991 on Monday.
Columbus gas prices are 17 cents per gallon higher than they were a month ago. They are $1.06 per gallon higher than on June 18 a year ago.
Athens, at $4.04 per gallon, and Atlanta, at nearly $4.03 per gallon, have the highest average price today in Georgia.
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Augusta, Macon and Valdosta all were under $3.96 per gallon, giving them the lowest averages in the state.
Diesel fuel prices today in Columbus are $4.77 per gallon.
The U.S. average for regular gas, meanwhile, remains steady at $4.08 per gallon, AAA reported, while diesel is just shy of $4.80 per gallon.