Local News

Herald-Sun Sold To Kentucky-Based Group

Posted December 3, 2004

— After more than 100 years under the leadership of the same family, the

Herald-Sun

is about to get a new owner.

The newspaper is being sold to the Paxton Media Group, a family-owned newspaper company based in Kentucky.

Paxton also owns other North Carolina papers, including the

Sanford Herald

.

The newspaper has been a part of Durham since 1889. The transfer of ownership is expected to take effect early next year.

Comments

This story is closed for comments. Comments on WRAL.com news stories are accepted and moderated between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Oldest First
View all