PIERRE — The Pierre Pizza Hut location is going under new ownership as of Wednesday. The Pierre Pizza Hut joins Pizza Hut locations in Aberdeen, Watertown, Mitchell, Brandon, Sioux Falls, Rapid City and Yankton as South Dakota locations included in the transfer of franchises purchased by Flynn Restaurant Group of San Francisco, California from N-P-C International of Kansas City. The deal includes some 937 Pizza Hut locations and 194 Wendy’s stores in the U.S. These are the first Pizza Hut and Wendy’s locations in the Flynn Restaurant Group portfolio. Flynn will now operate over 23-hundred, quick service, fast casual and casual dining restaurants that generate three-point-five billion dollars in sales and supports 73-thousand employees nationwide. Other names under the Flynn umbrella include Applebee’s, Panera Bread, Taco Bell, and Arby’s.