Boone affiliate acquires Stanly News & Press in N.C. 11/6/17

A newly formed affiliate of Boone Newspapers has acquired the Stanly News & Press in Albemarle, N.C., from Community Newspaper Holdings Inc., based in Montgomery, Ala.

The Stanly News & Press is published three days per week with circulation of approximately 5,000 on Tuesday and Thursday and 6,100 on Sunday.

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Sale of The Valley Times-News to Boone is finalized 10/10/17

The agreement for sale of operating assets and real estate of The Valley Times-News in Lanett, Ala., by Valley Newspapers, Inc. and its owner, Nell Dunn Walls, to Valley Newsmedia, LLC, a subsidiary of Boone Newspapers, Inc. (BNI) of Tuscaloosa, Ala., was finalized and effective Oct. 1.

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Boone affiliates acquire Kentucky and Tennessee newspapers 9/4/17

Affiliates of Boone Newspapers have purchased the Middlesboro (Ky.) Daily News and two neighboring newspapers from Civitas Media of Davidson, N.C.

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Boone subsidiary to purchase The Valley Times-News 8/14/17

An agreement has been reached in principle for the sale of operating assets and real estate of The Valley Times-News by Valley Newspapers, Inc. and its owner, Nell Walls. The transaction's legal paper work will be completed and signed in September and the transaction will close effective Oct. l.

This daily newspaper serves West Point, Ga., Lanett and Valley, Ala., from its office in West Point.

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Boone affiliate acquires LaGrange Daily News 10/18/16

An affiliate of Boone Newspapers Inc. has acquired the LaGrange (Ga.) Daily News from Civitas Media.

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Tom Silvestri is elected chairman of SNPA Foundation Board of Trustees 9/15/16

Thomas A. Silvestri, president and publisher of the Richmond (Va.) Times-Dispatch, has been elected chairman of the SNPA Foundation Board of Trustees.

The SNPA Board of Directors elected five trustees for the SNPA Foundation at its meeting in Sarasota on Wednesday, Sept. 14.

The trustees, in turn, elected their officers – also that same morning.

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Nominees announced for SNPA Foundation Board of Trustees 8/30/16

The SNPA Board of Directors will elect five trustees for the SNPA Foundation at its meeting in Sarasota on Wednesday, Sept. 14.

The trustees, in turn, will elect their officers – also that same morning.

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Donna Barrett nominated for re-election as chairman 9/21/15

The SNPA Board of Directors will elect two trustees for the SNPA Foundation at its meeting in Savannah on Monday, Oct. 5.

The trustees, in turn, will elect their officers – also that same morning.

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Weeklies no more 9/1/15

By Jane Nicholes

In two south-central Georgia towns about 31 miles apart, newspaper readers wanted the same thing: more than one printed edition a week, please.

That's what Boone Newspapers Inc. found out when it recently bought the Cordele Dispatch and the Americus Times-Recorder. Starting Aug. 22 in Americus and Aug. 29 in Cordele, readers got their wish.

As of this week, both papers now come out on Wednesdays and Saturdays instead of only on Fridays. And executives in both places, General Manager Chris Lewis in Cordele and Publisher William Hand in Americus, use the same word to describe community reaction: "excited."

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Donna Barrett re-elected as chairman of Foundation Board of Trustees 10/7/14

The SNPA Board of Directors will elect four trustees for the SNPA Foundation at its meeting in Charlottesville on Monday, Oct. 6. The trustees, in turn, will elect their officers – also that same morning.

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