Iconic A&W brand inks deal for local restaurants

A&W Restaurants has inked an agreement with local franchisees to open three eateries in the region. According to a press release from the company, veteran multiunit restaurant operators Ronald and Nadyne Jennings plan to bring A&W locations to Gastonia, Kings Mountain and Rock Hill.

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A&W has a handful of restaurants along the Interstate 85 corridor in South Carolina, according to the store locator on its website, but none of those are in the Charlotte area.

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The local stores are part of a bigger expansion for the iconic A&W brand, known for making its root beer in house and serving it up in frosty mugs.

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