Atlanta gas prices drop a bit

For those filling up Monday morning, the average price of a gallon of regular gas is $2.58, according to the AAA. On Sunday, the average price of gas in metro Atlanta was $2.60, the fuel report says.

Atlanta also comes in more than 10 cents below the national average of $2.70 for a gallon of regular gas, according to the fuel report.

Gas prices have been trickling downward for about a week. Atlanta motorists who filled up last Monday paid an average $2.64 a gallon.

But those prices make the ones a year ago seem like a steal. A year ago, Atlanta drivers paid an average $1.75 a gallon, the AAA says.

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