JACKSONVILLE, Texas — A new East Texas restaurant has opened their doors despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Hot Dog Hero is the newest eatery to cater to locals in Jacksonville and they just opened three weeks ago.

Owners Taylor Adams and Billy Knight worked in retail and used to sell antiques at flea markets and festivals. But since the spike of the coronavirus, they needed a new way to make a living.

So, the duo decided to turn their love for food into their next venture.

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