Business notes: May 9

Business notes: May 9

Parents traveling during graduation season can expect gas prices to remain relatively level throughout the state, bucking an upward trend in pricing during recent months.

According to AAA, average prices in Hampton Roads, including the Williamsburg area, sat at $2.63 per gallon as of Tuesday, which is slightly above the $2.62 per gallon state average. State prices have held steady for more than a week, but have climbed 15 cents from last month’s average.

“If this past week’s moderate increases are any indicator of what’s to come, the rapid rate at which gas prices were increasing may be slowing down,” said Georjeane Blumling, spokesperson for AAA Tidewater....