Author: The Buzz

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Delicious Potato Soup Recipe

Originally posted on November 21, 2010 @ 5:02 pmThis is a simple, inexpensive and delicious way to feed several people something that tastes great and is easy to serve. Few things are better on a cold day than a bowl…

Mineola’s First Business

Originally posted on October 1, 2013 @ 9:00 amIn what the book (1976) refers to as “the present Safeway Store,” which is now Jalapeno Tree, the first business in Mineola that was in an actual building stood in 1876. Owned…

Should Marijuana Be Legalized?

Should marijuana be legalized?

Originally posted on January 21, 2014 @ 4:43 pmThis is certainly one of the hottest topics in the news lately. What’s your opinion? Many popular and influential people are coming out on both sides of this issue. Participants in the…

Details of the New EZ Mart Lease

Originally posted on January 23, 2012 @ 11:15 pmCity Councilman, Ken Pearce, just emailed a letter to me and asked me to share it with you. It addresses the numbers behind the EZ Mart decision and the details of their…

APET Pet Photo Contest Winners

Originally posted on September 15, 2013 @ 9:39 amSaturday afternoon at an event at the Golden Homestead, Cathy Pegues (artist) announced the winner of our Pet Portrait contest.  She shared how very difficult it was to pick a winner since there…

Local Business Hit by Car

Originally posted on April 13, 2015 @ 12:30 pmWe saw this last year at Beall’s. Now a car has run through the front of Stitchin’ Heaven. We have reports that nobody on the scene was injured.

Mineola Sales Tax Revenues are Down

Originally posted on May 12, 2011 @ 2:58 pmWe just received a report on sales tax revenues in Mineola. These figures are based on March and 1st qtr 2011 sales by our local merchants and businesses. Sales tax collections were…

Murder Shakes Downtown Mineola

Originally posted on June 16, 2014 @ 10:24 am On Sunday evening, 6-15-14, a Mineola youth was murdered in downtown Mineola apparently after a verbal altercation with another person. 19 year-old Christopher James Griffin was found in the alley behind the…