Sadly, it has become so commonplace to hear of these things, we usually dismiss it. But when it happens in one of our East Texas cities, possibly to someone we know, we take heed.
On a local social media group page, a young Tyler woman shared a frightening experience she had at the Tyler Walmart located at Loop 323 and 64.
Now that we are transitioning from summer to fall, we are in a sweet spot where there are still summer fruits and veggies in season, but we are also starting to see some fall produce come into season as well.
In 2022, the search for "yard sales" was one of the top Google Searches in San Angelo. It would seem people around here really love thrift shopping. So what San Angelo needs are more garage sales.
There are a few flea markets in the area.
With prices skyrocketing, garage sales, flea markets, and thrift shops are a big draw. It is just part of the West Texas culture.
The shoplifting epidemic is on fire. Retailers are losing more money than ever before. Major CEOs are warning of even higher prices as a result.Not only are higher prices the result of all this theft, but there is also another side effect. Stores here in San Angelo and nationwide are locking more and more items behind plexiglass or behind security devices.