Category: Business Buzz

Mineola businesses want and need your business. Mineola has a nice variety of specialty shops, antique stores, restaurants and other establishments. This section regards posts about or relating to a specific Mineola business or the business community in general.

No Shutdown in Mineola City Government

The city of Mineola is certainly not on any kind of shutdown. We are spending taxpayer funds left and right on things that are popular among some in our city government while completely ignoring things that are important to handicapped shoppers and ignoring our crumbling roadways.

First Bar Opens in Mineola

Originally posted on January 13, 2012 @ 8:42 pmOn May 14, 2011 the people of Mineola approved two local options. One of the cleared the way for stores to sell beer and wine in Mineola. The other option cleared the…

Did a Bad Economy Kill Circuit City?

Originally posted on January 16, 2009 @ 1:49 pmI think not! What killed Circuit City was their terrible customer service, unfair consumer policies and the general attitude of indifference one got when trying to spend their hard-earned money in a…

Mineola Whataburger is Underway!

Whataburger Mineola Texas

Originally posted on August 16, 2014 @ 4:10 pmAt long last, Mineola gets a Whataburger. Whataburger is somewhat of a Texas tradition and we will be glad to have one in town. The restaurant will be located in the Wal-Mart…

Dub’s BBQ Moving to Mineola

Originally posted on October 25, 2012 @ 12:30 pmI just had a short conversation with Art, the owner of Dub’s BBQ. He confirmed talk I had heard that he is moving his restaurant to Mineola. The restaurant will occupy the…

Mineola Mayoral Voting Poll

Originally posted on March 13, 2013 @ 3:51 pmIf the mayoral election were held today between Ken Pearce and Bo Whitus, who would you vote for? Your answer is completely anonymous. Your identity will NOT be exposed. Thank you for…

The Petitions are Available

Originally posted on September 7, 2010 @ 11:25 pmThe petition necessary to get the local option on the ballot is now being circulated around Mineola. At the current time, places we know where you can sign it are: Brookshire’s Wal-Mart…

Mineola Texas is No Longer Dry

Originally posted on May 14, 2011 @ 9:15 pmOn May 14, 2011 the voters of Mineola came out to vote and voted for Propositions 1 & 2. The rhetoric was hot and heavy and both sides seemed very emotionally charged.…