Church’s Chicken® Opens New Restaurant in Gulfport, MS

First of three new restaurants expected by 2017

GULFPORT, Miss. - August 04, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Church’s Chicken has announced the opening of its newest restaurant in Gulfport, Mississippi. The new restaurant, operated by the CRW, LLC franchise group, is located at 11487 US 49 and serves as the third Church’s Chicken within the Gulfport community. The three-store development agreement includes the opening of two additional restaurants in the Biloxi-Gulfport area by 2017.

“The Church’s Chicken brand is known for its quality products and the value offered to its guests,” said Dr. Roy Irons of CRW, LLC. “As new Church’s franchisees, we look forward to continually serving the Biloxi-Gulfport community with the great flavors and products that have made Church’s so successful for the past 63 years.”

CRW, LLC is led by Dr. Roy Irons, Worth Thomas and Carolyn Washington. Dr. Irons operates a successful dental practice in Gulfport and serves on several local, state, and national committees. Dr. Irons is well recognized for not only his work, but for actively giving back to the community that he serves. Ms. Washington brings a wealth of knowledge as an experienced manager. Mr. Thomas, a longtime resident of Mississippi who serves on several mission boards, brings experience serving clients at state and national levels as a lobbyist. Each member of the franchise group possesses attributes that will benefit the restaurants and future expansion within the market.

“We were very impressed by the hands-on and can-do approach that Dr. Irons and the other members of CRW, LLC have displayed during their time with the Church’s system,” said Bill Schreiber, Vice President of Worldwide Business Development at Church’s Chicken. “Dr. Irons and his team bring a local approach that allows them to better serve the community that they call home.”

“The Biloxi-Gulfport community is very important to our franchise group. It is where we have conducted business, it is where we have served the community, and it is truly where we call home,” added Dr. Irons. “As a member of the Church's family, CRW is proud to have the opportunity to provide our guests throughout South Mississippi delicious meals that leave you wanting more."

About Church’s Chicken

Founded in San Antonio, TX in 1952 by George W. Church, Church’s Chicken is one of the largest quick service restaurant chicken chains in the world. Church’s specializes in Original and Spicy Chicken freshly prepared throughout the day in small batches that are hand-battered and double-breaded, Tender Strips®, sandwiches, honey-butter biscuits made from scratch and freshly baked, and classic, home-style sides all for a great value. Church’s (along with its sister brand Texas Chicken® outside the Americas) has more than 1,650 locations in 25 countries and global markets and system-wide sales of more than $1 billion. For more information, visit Follow Church’s on Facebook at and Twitter at

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Founded in San Antonio, TX in 1952 by George W. Church, Church's Chicken, along with its sister brand Texas Chicken outside of the Americas, is one of the largest quick service chicken restaurant chains in the world.


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