Gas prices continue to drop as February approaches. Those in the buckeye state are paying less than two dollars a gallon in most areas.
Local drivers can fill their tanks with regular fuel for less than $1.60 at stations on Maple Ave. in Zanesville and Maysville Pike in South Zanesville. Diesel drivers are also celebrating prices below two dollars in the Y-City. Residents said the low cost at the pump is helpful during the winter months.
For the holiday season, folks are finding they are spending less and saving more money this year.
That's largely due to gas prices that have been hovering around the $2.00 mark for the past several months and motorists say they are able to do more activities, buy things for their loved ones, and travel more with the money they are saving.
"I'm going to Ann Arbor Michigan, I just left Charleston West Virginia," said Maurice Washington.
The residents of the Crooksville area were treated to significantly lower gas prices Tuesday afternoon.
Previous high gas prices were attributed to an oil refinery in Indiana shutting down temporarily. That refinery is now running again and is allowing for lower gas prices in the State of Ohio. A gallon of gas is marked for just under two dollars a gallon at both the Circle K and Certified Gas Stations in the Crooksville area. Motorist Sandria Harper told us her thoughts on the price...
Motorist in Zanesville and the rest of Ohio can expect to have plenty of company on the roads this Labor Day weekend. The Triple-A Auto Club says 1.5 million Ohioans are expected to be among the 35.3 million people in the U.S. taking trips of at least 50 miles away from home this weekend. That’s the highest number of projected travelers during the holiday weekend since 2008. Cheap gas helps. Gas prices have stabilized since a mid-august spike to around $3 a gallon because of refinery...
Memorial Day means traveling to see family and friends but you may want to check the pump before you book your trip.
Drivers at the local Marathon gas station on Underwood St. are not happy with the $2.69 a gallon price they found today. Zanesville native Andrew Rostash said that he cannot seem to keep up with the constant fluctuation in price.
"It's ridiculous and it's kind of playing with our emotions and our wallets," said Rostash. "It drops...