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drummagick

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Founder of Ezell's Chicken fired Wed, 09/15/10 9:52 PM (permalink)
Founder Of Ezell's Chicken Fired In Feud With Board


Posted: 2:12 pm PDT September 15, 2010Updated: 6:41 pm PDT September 15, 2010
SEATTLE -- The founder of Ezell's Famous Chicken has been fired by the company's Board of Directors, according to court documents obtained by KIRO 7 Eyewitness News.Ezell Stephens -- who started the nationally known chicken joint in 1984 with a partner -- was terminated Aug. 31 as director and Vice President of Ezell's Fried Chicken, according to the documents. >>>>>
 
http://www.kirotv.com/news/25025633/detail.html
 
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    mr chips

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    Re:Founder of Ezell's Chicken fired Wed, 09/15/10 11:10 PM (permalink)
    What the heck?
     
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      wheregreggeats.com

      Re:Founder of Ezell's Chicken fired Thu, 09/16/10 7:20 AM (permalink)
      Board of Directors ??? At a chicken shack ???
       
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        David_NYC

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        Re:Founder of Ezell's Chicken fired Thu, 09/16/10 9:38 AM (permalink)
        wheregreggeats.com


        Board of Directors ??? At a chicken shack ???
         
        It is a multiple-location operation. The company's website claims it is a family owned and operated business. But the parties filing a lawsuit who fired Ezell Stephens tell a different story. You can read Ezell Fried Chicken, Inc.'s press release on KIRO-TV's web site:
        http://www.kirotv.com/download/2010/0915/25027667.pdf
        <message edited by David_NYC on Thu, 09/16/10 9:40 AM>
         
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          Foodbme

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          Re:Founder of Ezell's Chicken fired Fri, 09/17/10 11:17 PM (permalink)
          Next thing you know, Popeye's Chicken will be firing Popeye!
           
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            bartl

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            Re:Founder of Ezell's Chicken fired Mon, 09/20/10 3:49 PM (permalink)
            Foodbme
            Next thing you know, Popeye's Chicken will be firing Popeye!


            <trivia type="irrelevant">Popeye's Chicken was named after the character from THE FRENCH CONNECTION, not the THIMBLE THEATER character.</trivia>
             
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