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Carolinas still paying higher gas prices following pipeline spill

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HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – The recent spike in gas prices in the Carolinas are among the highest weekly increases in the nation.

According to AAA Carolinas, average gas prices increased 7 cents per gallon in South Carolina and 5 cents a gallon in North Carolina, the Associated Press reported. The jump was a result of the Colonial Pipeline spill.

As of Tuesday, the average price of a gallon of gas in South Carolina was $2.11, according to information on AAA’s website. In North Carolina, the price is $2.21.

The national average Tuesday was $2.21, according to AAA.

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