Chicken Fried

Friday, January 18, 2019
They came for the Colonel’s original recipe and wound up getting the Colonel himself ... sort of. Enjoying their meal as the first customers of the new Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant in Greencastle, Betty and Charles Gilley are greeted by someone looking a lot like the Colonel. It’s actually restaurant franchisee Doug Knipp, who owns multiple KFC locations (as well as Taco Bell and Steak ‘n Shake) across the Midwest and South. The restaurant celebrated its grand opening Friday morning and though it was not officially announced, word got around somehow, as crowds were lined up for the 10:30 a.m. opening. The new KFC is located at 46 Putnam Plaza, between Dairy Queen and Burger King.

With multiple customers and stakeholders joining them for the occasion, new Kentucky Fried Chicken franchisee Doug Knipp, Tracy Bridges of Collins Evans Real Estate and John O’Hair of First National Bank cut the ribbon on the new location. The grand opening of the new restaurant wasn’t officially announced, but the crowds lined up for the 10:30 a.m. opening just the same. The KFC is located at 46 Putnam Plaza in Greencastle.
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  • Welcome to KFC. It is good to see a new restaurant open in Greencastle. Now it would be great to see a Culver's or Steak and Shake. It was sad to see KFC, Charlie's and Long John's close and the Double Decker on reduced hours.

    -- Posted by goingon80 on Tue, Jan 22, 2019, at 2:07 PM
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