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Price Gouging? PDF Print
Written by Steve Frank   
Monday, 21 May 2012 07:52

When does a price difference become price gouging? Does it really cost 30-cents a gallon to haul gas up the mountain?  The price at the Wilco-Hess station in Granite Falls Friday was $3.44.9—and reports are that it is at $3.39.9 this morning, that while Boone area prices are still fluctuating, many still in the upper $3.70’s, while the local Wilco-Hess on Blowing Rock Road is 34-cents higher than its sister station in Caldwell.  I’ve put in an inquiry to Wilco-Hess and Kangaroo Express home offices—plus Virginia Foxx and the NC Attorney General’s office. I’ll let you know what I hear from these.

  
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