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The Gadsden County Times Acquired by Local Ownership

Gadsden County News Corp. assumed control March 5 The Gadsden County Times FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 15, 2021 After more than a decade of corporate ownership, The Gadsden County Times is returning to its roots as a locally owned newspaper. Publisher Mark Pettus...

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NEWSTART

NewStart is a local news ownership initiative, created by West Virginia University’s Reed College of Media in collaboration with the West Virginia Press Association, that has a mission to recruit, train and support the next generation of rural community newspaper...

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AloNovus Corp buys Free Press Standard of Carrollton, Ohio

PRESS RELEASEThe Free Press Standard of Carrollton, Ohio, sold to AloNovus CorporationOne of Ohio and the Midwest’s oldest hometown newspapers has been sold. Publisher David Schloss sold the Free Press Standard, the newspaper serving Carroll County, Ohio since 1831...

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Coastal Bend Publishing buys five newspapers in Texas

BEEVILLE – Coastal Bend Publishing, an affiliate of McElvy Media Group, is taking ownership of the Beeville Bee-Picayune effective February 1, 2020.  In addition to the Bee-Picayune, Coastal Bend Publishing is purchasing the other four papers owned by Beeville...

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The Savannah (MO) Reporter sold to local family

SAVANNAH, MO – The Savannah Reporter, a county-seat weekly in Savannah MO, has been sold by long-time owners Guy and Leslie Speckman to a local family. Ken Rosenauer and his son, Brent, purchased the 2,500- circulation newspaper, effective Jan. 30th. Dennis DeRossett...

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Twice Weekly The Greenville (IL) Advocate sold

The Greenville (IL) Advocate has been sold by owners Jay Endress and Paula Endress. Effective March 1st, ownership of the 4,000-circulation, twice-weekly newspaper, transferred to Centralia Publishing Ltd., which owns several newspapers in adjacent counties in central...

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