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Gas price drop brings savings to Williamsburg area government, businesses

Gas price drop brings savings to Williamsburg area government, businesses

Consumers have enjoyed the fruits of lower gas prices for months, but businesses and local governments are starting to reap the rewards falling fuel prices in the Greater Williamsburg Region as well.

As gas prices sink, officials with James City County and the city of Williamsburg said they may see some savings over the course of the year as fuel expenses come in below predictions.

Local businesses that rely on drivers and homeowners who use oil to heat their homes are also benefiting.

And the Greater Williamsburg Chamer & Tourism Alliance said the lower fuel prices are bringing more visitors to the region, and providing extra spendable income, giving a critical...

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