Average retail gasoline prices in Florida have risen 2.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.57/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has increased 3.4 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.56/g, according to gasoline price website FloridaStateGasPrices.com.
Including the change in gas prices in Florida during the past week, prices yesterday were 76.3 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 16.9 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. The national average has increased 21.5 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 76.5 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago.
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The Senior Citizens Council of Madison County is asking the community to donate items to an elderly female who needs a lift chair or recliner due to problems with swollen ankles, according to lead case manager, Elaine Hartley.
Another senior citizen needs a donated vacuum cleaner. This lady has breathing problems and she needs her house vacuumed regularly.
Finally, an elderly female whose food must be pureed is in need of a donated blender or food processor.
The Madison Senior Center is located just off State Road 14 at 1161 SW Harvey Greene Drive.
Their phone number is (850) 973-4241.