Sign language: Fans of the Dickinson Sonic Drive-In, 4401 state Highway 3, are paying close attention to the restaurant’s negotiations with the city to keep the tall pole sign at the property. Specifically, some readers are worried the city’s prohibition on pole signs will stymie plans for the restaurant to rebuild on the site, or inspire owners to pack up the burgers and tater tots and go elsewhere.

Franchise owners did not respond to request for comment. But the city confirms the owners want to build a new restaurant to replace the existing one, which would mean the tall Sonic pole sign wouldn’t meet 2012 regulations.

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Nina Wood

Was curious as to what business is going in besides the new Planet Fitness?
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