Gas prices fall below $2 per gallon in parts of Region 8

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - For the first time in a while, gas prices have dropped below $2 per gallon for unleaded in parts of Region 8.

The cheapest prices available are at the Jonesboro Sam's Club at $1.96, however, several other gas stations sit at $1.99 per gallon. Gas in Craighead County is the cheapest in the state.

According to, the average price for a gallon of regular gas in Arkansas was at $2.34. One year ago, prices averaged $3.20 per gallon. Prices are trending in the downward direction. Gas prices were last below $2 per gallon in February.

The national average is $2.50 per gallon.

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