COLUMBIA (WACH) -- There's good news for motorists in the Midlands. Gas prices have fallen since last week, but not by much.
The average price for a gallon of unleaded is now $3.49 in Columbia, according to ColumbiaGasPrices.com.
That average is up 23.1 cents higher than last month and $1.03 per gallon above last year.
That's compared to the national average, which climbed 1.1 cents over the past week, to $3.70.Related Stories... Economy growing at slowest pace since recession Pain at the pump continues in the Midlands Gas prices climb again in the Midlands
South Carolina still ranks fifth in the nation for having the lowest gas prices. The Palmetto State currently sits behind western states like Arizona, Colorado, Utah and Wyoming.
For the latest gas prices in your neighborhood, check out our Pain at the Pump page.