COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Four Winds Restaurant in Cusseta, GA has a new operator.
Four Winds is famous for its Ranger Burgers, and the new operator is 28-year-old Charles Jackson from Buena Vista, GA. He is also a basketball player in a European league in France.
Jackson is juggling a basketball career with being a restaurant owner because he says it's something he always wanted to do. He wants to keep the restaurant's 35 year history alive for the soldiers and the people in the area.
"You can't replace what it's done for the community. I don't want to change a lot, what I want to do is take that history and marry that with a few modern touches. Make it more efficient, available and give it an internet presence," Jackson said.
He also hopes to open the restaurant on Saturday, Aug. 1 if the health inspector permits. Jackson will return to France next month to play basketball, and de will leave a friend to run things as the General Manager.