Cheapest gas: Five-way tie 6/25

The magic number this week is $2.45. According to our Daily Journal survey of NEMS gas stations, that’s the cheapest gas price in the area for a gallon of regular.

You can find gas for $2.45 in Belden, Booneville, Corinth, New Albany and Sherman.

Most expensive gas: Starkville $2.61

Other prices:

Amory $2.56

Fulton $2.51

Oxford $2.59

Pontotoc $2.46

Ripley $2.47

Sam’s (price for members) $2.49

Sherman $2.43 (cash); $2.45 (credit)

Tupelo (Kroger at Crosstown before discounts) $2.57

Check out the Sunday Business & Money section in the Journal for more prices.