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Whataburger Donates Toys to Fire-Rescue Departments

2009-12-22 Employees of restaurants and corporate office donate more than 3,000 toys to seven cities.

'Twas the 12 Days of Coupons at Whataburger

2009-11-30 Company e-mailing coupons for free menu items to customers every other day from December 1 to Christmas Eve.

Whataburger Offers Wings Alternative for Football Fans

2009-09-28 Company announces launch of LTO buffalo chicken sandwich.

Whataburger Fans Can Now Wear Orders on Sleeve

2009-09-25 Burger chain launches T-shirt customization Web site, allowing customers to assemble favorite orders on shirts.

Whataburger Awards College Scholarships

2008-10-21 The company will award more than $110,000 in college scholarships to 57 Whataburger family members.

Whataburger Aquires Largest Franchisee

2008-09-30 Whataburger's deal with Barrand Inc. spans 40-plus restaurants in Northeast Texas and the Florida Panhandle.

Whataburger Announces New CFO

2008-06-04 Whataburger Restaurants promotes Controller Ed Nelson to CFO.

Whataburger Chooses Xpient's IRIS POS

2007-08-16 A rigorous evaluation process which involved 20 software vendors, stretched over 15 months and included several week-long demos and a month long pilot culminated with XPIENT being named as Whataburger's solution of choice.

Whataburger Names New President

2007-02-07 COO and Executive Vice President Preston Atkinson is tapped to lead the burger company as it approaches the $1 billion mark.

Whataburger Matriarch Dies

2005-09-02 The woman who raised a family and a legendary burger chain, with husband Harmon Dobson, died yesterday after a hard fought battle with cancer.