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Where to Celebrate National Margarita Day

This Saturday (Feb. 22) is National Margarita Day! Don't waste this good excuse to go out on the town. You can't think of any excuse not to have a drink, huh? Well, here are the top five places to go grab that 'rita in Tyler.

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‘Lord of the Flies’ Coming to the Tyler Civic Theater

What is known best for being a classic book, the Lord of the Flies, is knowing coming to a stage near you. This dark tale will entertain you to now end as if unfolds right before your eyes. Come out to the Tyler Civic Theater to enjoy this once in a lifetime performance. 

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Category: East Texas News
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Early Voting Starts Today

Let your opinion be known!

Early voting starts today and runs through next Friday, Feb. 28.

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New Farmers Market Coming to Tyler’s Juls Restaurant

Juls restaurant in South Tyler will be the new home for a farmers market coming this May. The Rose City Farmers Market will open this spring with high hopes to get East Texas residents to buy local and eat fresh. 

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Stanley's Famous Pit BBQ, Facebook
Stanley's Famous Pit BBQ, Facebook
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Texas’ Best BBQ Sandwich Can Be Found in Tyler, Texas

Stanley's Famous Pit BBQ of Tyler, Texas has been voted to be home to Texas' Best BBQ Sandwich by Texas Monthly's BBQ master critic! Congratulations to these hard working pitmasters for such a great honor. Lets get to know this great sandwich. 

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David C. Allen Photography & Love Lariche
David C. Allen Photography & Love Lariche
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Local Music Documentary Soon to Be Released [VIDEO]

A couple of talented individuals in the East Texas area got together and decided that they would like to document and share the stories of local musicians. This beautiful preview trailer will give you a little taste of the great documentary to come. 

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Fees Waived This Weekend at Texas Forests

The weather is supposed to be gorgeous this weekend, so if you're looking for things to do outside head to East Texas' Angelina National Forest.

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Valentine’s Day Ideas For the Cheap Romantic

There are ways to be romantic and not spend a ton of money. Todd Harding has done everything on this list over the years. Some of the ideas do take a little bit of work. These are Todd's 5 favorite money-saving Valentine's Day Ideas.

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Kori Bohon via GoFundMe
Kori Bohon via GoFundMe
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How You Can Help an East Texas Pup in Need

All dog owners know one simple fact. Dogs are a member of your family. Just months into owning a pup, they are no longer a pet. They are a part of your family that cannot be replaced. For some, they are like children. This East Texas couple's furry family member needs your help. 

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Tureview via Facebook
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‘Chucky’ Prank is Hilariously Scary [VIDEO]

For some of us that grew up being completely terrified by the Chucky movies, this prank will hit a little too close to home. The demented doll that comes to life in search of drawing blood should not be this funny. 

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These Gifts Are Taboo on Valentine’s Day

Just a couple of days ago I read the most popular gifts for Valentine’s Day include chocolates, flowers, and jewelry. And today I read that those gifts are not a good idea because they don’t prove how much you love your sweetie; they just prove that you’re good at getting what everyone else gets at the nearest supermarket. Nothing says you’re unique and special like a mass-produced box of chocolates!

See if you take issue with these gifts. This is what the experts think we should avoid getting our significant others on that big day of love coming up Friday:

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Winter Is Back Today!

Surely spring is not far off.

Today is a good day to stay inside and watch the Olympics. And if you're outside, your shoes just might turn into skis on the pavement. Watch out for slick spots.

A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for many Deep East Texas counties through Wednesday morning.

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