Zaxby's franchise owner Gina Dickens, center, cut the ribbon to open Zaxby's in Huntersville on Feb. 25.

The restaurant, located at 16601 Statesville Road, will be Dickens' fourth franchise. She also owns Zaxby's restaurants in Concord, Salisbury and Albemarle.

Zaxby's General Managers Gary Gray and Ahmed Al-Shaikh, District Manager Michael Smith and Assistant Manager Mark Martinez joined members of the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce at the ribbon-cutting.

Zaxby's opened to the public at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 25. Call 704-997-6228 for information on the restaurant's hours and its menu.