Gas Prices Rise 0.6 Cents In Chattanooga

Monday, January 8, 2018
Average retail gasoline prices in Chattanooga have risen 0.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.16 per gallon on Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 170 gas outlets in Chattanooga. This compares with the national average that has increased 0.4 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.48/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

Including the change in gas prices in Chattanooga during the past week, prices on Sunday were 7.
7 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 4.2 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. The national average has increased 1.7 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 11.9 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago.


According to GasBuddy historical data, gasoline prices on Jan. 8 in Chattanooga have ranged widely over the last five years:
$2.09 per gallon in 2017, $1.68 in 2016, $1.95 in 2015, $3.07 in 2014 and $3.14 in 2013.

Areas near Chattanooga and their current gas price climate:
Knoxville- $2.25, down 1.3 cents per gallon from last week's $2.27.
State of Tennessee- $2.26, up 1.6 cents per gallon from last week's $2.25.
Huntsville- $2.25, up 2.7 cents per gallon from last week's $2.23.

"As unseasonable cold finally breaks across the country, what may not break as quickly as the unseasonably high gas prices," said Patrick DeHaan, head of petroleum analysis for GasBuddy. "Prices at the pump are higher than they were nearly all of last summer, mainly because oil prices remain high and due to the extreme cold weather that caused some snafus at refiners. Inventories of refined products have seen an impressive build in the last week, and there's a strong likelihood that we may soon begin to see the national average falling toward the end of the month. I must caution motorists, however, that any downturn would likely be short-lived as gas prices typically begin moving higher after the sweetness of Valentines Day has worn off as refiners begin maintenance and the long road to summer gasoline begins."


New Hamilton County Businesses

Here are the new business licenses from the County Clerk's office: ACES PRESS LLC SUSAN  STOKER 3 PUBLISHING 711 SIGNAL MOUNTAIN ROAD STE 175 CHATTANOOGA TN 37405 AT HOME COMPLETE CARE TINA  JAMES 3 SITTING SERVICE FOR ELDERLY 5808 RINGGOLD ROAD EAST RIDGE TN 37412 BACK TO BLACK RICHARD  EDEN 4 CUSTOM SEALCOATING & ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events May 28-June 1

May 29, Leveraging Social Media 5:30 to 7 p.m. Chattanooga WorkSpace: 302 W. 6th St. During this class, learn the right platforms for your business to be on. $15 Register at thechattery.org .     May 31, Small Business Orientation: Morning Seminar 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. INCubator: 100 Cherokee Blvd. (Please park ... (click for more)

Pedestrian Struck And Killed On Hixson Pike Saturday Night

A pedestrian was struck and killed on Saturday night on Hixson Pike. Chattanooga Police Department responded at 10:05 p.m. to a pedestrian struck at 5400 Hixson Pike.   A Ford F150 driven by Francis Lamonica, 66, was traveling north in the fast lane. The pedestrian was attempting to cross the roadway and was struck by the vehicle.   Mr. Lamonica was ... (click for more)

Aaron Biddle, 21, Shot And Killed On Basswood Drive Saturday Afternoon; Jadarius Knox, 23, Arrested For Criminal Homicide

Aaron Biddle, 21, was shot and killed on Saturday afternoon. Jadarius Knox, 23, has been arrested, and charged with criminal homicide. The Chattanooga Police Department responded around 3:45 p.m. to the 7800 block of Basswood Drive on reports of a person who had been shot.  Upon arrival, police were able to locate the victim who had succumbed to his injuries. Knox ... (click for more)

Conserving White Flight To Private, Public Secluded Schools Is Shameful

If you really care about the kids of Hamilton County’s most distressed schools, then you’ll take help where you can get it. The question on your mind isn’t which political label someone wears. Anyone who shifts attention away from the critical issues facing public education and toward political labels is not really committed to public education. Their support for equitable, quality ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: School Board Suckered

Just eight short days ago, Hamilton County Commissioner Tim Boyd called a study on Hamilton’s County’s pseudo ‘socioeconomic desegregation’ farce as “the most far left, liberal document I have ever read. It does not represent the values of Hamilton County and I am insulted and disrespected by it." Then the School Board got so embarrassingly suckered  on Thursday  night ... (click for more)