SC Gas Prices Coninue to Rise

Staff Report From South Carolina CEO

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Gas prices have gone up another nickel on the week across the Carolinas and most motorists are paying more at the pump than they were this time last year.

North Carolina’s $2.46 average is up five cents on the week, 19 cents on the month and is two cents more than this time last year. South Carolina’s $2.33 average is also up five cents on the week, 11 cents on the month and motorists are paying a penny more to fill up than they were this time last year.”

“Since early February, gasoline demand has been steadily increasing while stocks have been gradually decreasing causing more expensive pump prices across the country,” said Tiffany Wright, AAA Carolinas spokesperson. “This week, we officially passed last year’s prices.”