Updated 11/24/20


Giles County gas prices are two cents cheaper heading into the Thanksgiving holiday.
The county's gas price average is now $1.85 which is nearly seven cents less than one month ago and nearly 46 cents less than one year ago.
"Typically, cheaper gas prices are an incentive for people to travel during a holiday weekend, but that is just not the case this year," said Megan Cooper, a spokeswoman with AAA.
Cooper said AAA is forecasting a decrease in Thanksgiving travel year-over-year due to increasing COVID-19 positive case numbers, renewed quarantine guidelines, and the latest CDC guidance. All of this has prompted Americans, who had plans to travel, to reconsider spending the holiday at home."
"AAA urges those who decide to travel to do so safely," Cooper said. "Wear a mask, bring cleaning supplies, and do your research before leaving to understand if there are any travel restrictions or closures along your route or at your destination."
Folks in Giles County are likely to see the lowest Thanksgiving Day gas prices since 2008 when gas prices were at $1.71 per gallon.