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Gas Prices still down, but could rise soon with reopenings

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Prices at the pump are still going down. According to GasBuddy gas prices dropped 6 cents a gallon in the past week. Drivers in Columbia are paying an average of $1.43 a gallon. Gas prices in Columbia are 10 cents cheaper than a month ago. The national average has actually jumped to a $1.75 a gallon, according…

AAA offers driving tips ahead of possible inclement weather

Image: AAA Carolinas Columbia, SC (WOLO)—  As temperatures remain below average for this time of year throughout the Midlands, along with the additional possibility of some form of wintry weather Thursday, AAA is offering some tips on how to drive safely if inclement weather becomes a factor for us. AAA Carolinas says it’s always important for motorists to be prepared…

Gas Prices lower at the pump this winter: AAA Carolinas

According to AAA Carolinas, drivers in South Carolina are paying an average of $2.28 a gallon

ABC Columbia image of gas prices in the Midlands  COLUMBIA,(WOLO)– Gas prices are dropping and could continue to take a dip at the pump. According to AAA Carolinas, drivers in South Carolina are paying an average of $2.28 a gallon, which is six cents cheaper than last week. The national average was more, at $2.54 a gallon. According to a…

Holiday travel rush busiest in years, say travel experts

 According to AAA , over 11.5 millions South Carolinians will travel this holiday

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– This weekend  marks some of the busiest travel times of the holiday season. Airports here in South Carolina and across the country are bracing for the rush. According to AAA , over 11.5 millions South Carolinians will travel this holiday. The major  holiday travel period kicks off this weekend and runs Sunday, Dec. 22 through Wednesday, Jan….

Gas Prices on the way down says AAA

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Good news if you’re filling up at the pump. Prices are down this week, according to AAA. Here in South Carolina, drivers are paying an average of $2.28 a gallon, that’s nearly a nickel less than a week ago. According to AAA, stations are switching over to the less expensive winter blend of gas in the coming…

4th of July travel busier this year due to lower gas prices says AAA

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– If you are planning to travel this Independence Day, you may want to prepare yourself for some bumper to bumper traffic. ABC Columbia: travel According to AAA, 49-million Americans are expected to travel farther than 50 miles from home this year. Experts say low gas prices, mixed with the nations low-unemployment rate, are the driving factors behind…

AAA pushes safety for National Bike to School Day

Columbia, SC (WOLO) — Leave the car keys at home and oil the chain on your bicycle and grab your helmet so you can take part in National Bike to School Day Wednesday May 8th, 2019. The annual event was created in a effort to get children to not only be more active, but also give them an opportunity to…

Prices at the pump increase again

COLUMBIA,  SC (WOLO)– Prices at the pump are on the rise, again, this week. According to AAA Carolinas, South Carolina’s $2.40 average is 10 cents more than a week ago. The price at the pump right now is also 25 cents more than a month ago, AAA estimates. “Increased demand due to the start of a busy spring travel season…

Gas Prices Spike in the Midlands

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Gas prices are spiking. According to AAA Carolinas, drivers are paying more at the pump than they were this time last year. According to AAA, Columbia’s gas price average is $2.34 and last week drivers were paying $2.28. According to AAA, South Carolina’s $2.33 average is up five cents over the last week and 11 cents over last….