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      South Carolina gas prices still lowest in the nation

      COLUMBIA (WACH) " Average retail gas prices in Columbia fell more than 7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.29 Sunday.

      The national average dropped 6.5 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.58 per gallon according to .

      South Carolina once again had the lowest average gas price state wide as well as 3 cities in the top ten lowest prices. Greenville and Spartanburg have the lowest and second lowest gas prices in the country respectively. Myrtle Beach has the ninth lowest gas price. Columbia currently ranks as the 11th lowest.

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      Prices Sunday were 80.9 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 24.2 cents per gallon lower than a month ago.

      Visit our Pain at the Pump page for the latest gas prices in your area along with driving tips and gas price statistics.

      Does the fact that South Carolina has the lowest gas prices in the nation encourage you to make your travel plans for the Fourth of July holiday? Leave a comment below to weigh in.