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USDA grants mean lower energy bills for some GA households

A Georgia group is using some U.S. Department of Agriculture Housing Preservation Grant funding to help people stay in and better afford their homes, while also saving energy. It’s one of more than 200 projects transforming rural housing, infrastructure and economic conditions with federal funds.

National, Local Fuel Costs Show Slight Shifts

Over the past week, the national average cost of gas showed minimal movement, declining by two cents to $3.07 per gallon. According to AAA, this minor shift is attributed to unremarkable figures in both the cost of oil and gasoline demand. Georgia’s statewide average stands at $2.95 per gallon, reflecting a 3-cent decrease from last …