Sonic to open new location by end of November

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The new Sonic restaurant under construction on South First Street is expected to open by the end of November, said a Merritt Group spokesperson. “The company did a review of traffic in Tucumcari and found that a location along First Street would be optimal,” said Donna Volz, regional marketing […]

Owners consider relocating Sonic

By Quay County Sun By Quay County Sun The owners of the Sonic drive-in are considering moving the fast-food restaurant to a new location in Tucumcari, said Donna Volz, regional marketing director for Merrit Group Sonic Drive-ins based in Las Cruces. “Unfortunately, we don’t have a time line right now,” said Volz. Tucumcari has been […]

Locals keep on cruisin’

TV Hagenah It is a step back in time, it recalls the time of big engines and big cars with names like GTO, T-bird, Nomad and Bellaire. It is a time that recalls poodle skirts and packs of cigarettes rolled up in the sleeves of white t-shirts It is Sonic Drive-In’s Saturday Cruise Night that […]

Children go to drive-in from pool

William Thompson According to workers at Tucumcari Municipal Pool, young children unaccompanied by adults, are walking to the Sonic restaurant or other nearby establishments during the daily 3 p.m. break time at the pool. Sonic is a full two blocks away from the city’s pool. Amber Martin, head lifeguard at the pool, noted that this […]