Ever hear of Lufkin? I hadn't until recently, but I'm not as Texan as some of you Texans, so I thought I'd ask.
The town 170 miles southeast of Dallas made news yesterday when Fuel City announced they'd be opening a second location of their popular gas-station-meets-car-wash-meets-taco-stand there.
It's going to be a big one. The news release claims the second Fuel City will be three times the size of the original Dallas location. Homemade tacos, a Denny's, The Original Fried Pie Shop, truck parking, showers and clean bathrooms, and gasoline will be available.
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The release also claims approximately 150 jobs will be created when the new location opens at the start of the new year, in a town with a population of fewer than 40,000. I'm left to wonder how many small taqueria's and local business will be impacted by the change.