Folks are fueling up for trips this memorial day holiday weekend.
Right now, the average price for a gallon of regular gas in mississippi and alabama is two dollars 45 cents.
That's down about 20 cents from this time last year.
It's unclear if that's having a travel impact locally.
Many we talked to today say they'll be spending the holiday near home.
"i plan to just relax eat some good food and spend time with my family."
"my plans for memorial day is working that's all i'm gonna be doing."
"i'm going to be on a diet so i can be slim and trim for my wife" "my plans for memorial day is barbecue play basketball and hang out with my friends."
"well it's my anniversary today so we're going out to eat tomorrow and then my daughter who's over there she's graduating so and it's my family reunion."
"we do a lot of cooking.
We always cook on memorial day.
We might do some chicken hotdogs smoked sausage baked beans tater salad and slaw... any kind of stuff like that."
"my plans is to enjoy family, grilling, and maybe go out of town just have fun" triple - a says the highest gas prices in our viewing area are in noxubee county.
The lowest can be found in prentiss county.
Progress on mississippi department of transportation projects continue in the viewing area.
There will be a five mile project on highway 50 to the state line in lowndes county.
More road work will be done on highway 45, near the monroe county line.
Mdot is also doing work on highway 15 in webster county.
There will also be 10 miles of road work done on highway 45 in monroe county.
It start at 145 and end near wren.
Projects are also underway in lee, pontotoc, prentiss, and itawamba counties.
Stinger a north mississippi ministry that provides cleanup and repairs natural disaster victims