Chicken Express, located in Dripping Springs, has a new owner who is looking forward to making changes.

Local Eric Hamilton took over ownership in December, and made changes to the restaurant's decor and is working to hire and retain more staff. To celebrate, restaurant staff and the Dripping Springs Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting April 23 at Chicken Express.

Chicken Express is a fast-food restaurant founded in Texas, offering fried chicken and fish.