Popeye’s Chicken opens doors to a happy, hungry Hemet

Photo by Mary Ann Morris/The Valley ChronicleWahid Karas, owner of the Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen franchise in Hemet, cuts the ribbon at the grand opening of Hemet’s newest business and chamber of commerce member. ■ Mary Ann Morris / Editor Toni Hodnett Austin of Hemet has been asking for a Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen to open in Hemet for three years so she could spend her money locally instead of having to drive to Perris or Beaumont. “I’m so excited that they finally opened a Popeye’s in Hemet; you need your favorite chicken!” said Austin. “I’ve been having to drive to the location in Perris. I filled out a survey three years ago,

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