Gas prices going up

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, October 12, 2011

After a month of relatively inexpensive gas around Salisbury, prices appear to be headed back up.
A number of stations, including all the BP stations in town and Exxon and Shell stations on Innes Street, hiked their prices overnight.
According to drivers sending updates to, some of that stations have increased their prices for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline from around $3.19 on Tuesday to as high as $3.45 today.
The Hess station at 827 Jake Alexander Blvd. W. had the lowest reported price this morning at $3.15 a gallon. The most recently reported price was $3.18 a gallon at the Hess station at 3410 S. Main St. That was posted just a few minutes ago.
Prices dropped dramatically around town after Sheetz opened in mid-September at 1500 Jake Alexander Blvd. S. At the time of the last posting on GasBuddy a few hours ago, Sheetz had a price of $3.19 a gallon for regular unleaded.
According to the website, prices are trending higher across the state and nation.