Columbia gas prices gauging up

COLUMBIA (WACH)--Gas prices have risen 1.8 cents per gallon in the Columbia area.

According to, the average price for a gallon of regular is $3.19. This compares with the national average that has fallen 1.1 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.43 per gallon.

The national average has decreased 4.4 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 54.4 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago.