Buzz: Gas prices jump as Texas freezes; up more than 50 cents a gallon since mid-November. Scouts present District Awards of Merit, Silver Beaver honors.

Buzz: Gas prices jump as Texas freezes; up more than 50 cents a gallon since mid-November. Scouts present District Awards of Merit, Silver Beaver honors.

Blame gas price surge on Texas weather conditions: As the state continues to reel from last week’s deep freeze, industry analysts say the impact is being felt by gas suppliers and, in turn, by motorists.

The above chart tracks prices from last Memorial Day through mid November and then through Sunday.

Georgia gas prices were averaging $1.96 per gallon for regular unleaded just before Thanksgiving. Triple A shows a gallon of unleaded was setting for $2.51 on Sunday — and climbing.


 

Among those honored at Saturday’s events at the Courtyard Rome Riverwalk were:

Silver Beaver:

  1. Blake Knowles
  2. Tammy Rogers
  3. Jonathan Rogers
  4. Drew Conrad
  5. Mary Hardin Thornton

District Awards of Merit:

  1. Michael Kitchens
  2. Jonathan Rogers
  3. Eric Vaughn
  4. Sara Fowler
  5. Randy Russell

 

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