Mid-South Management Company Inc.  owns or operates newspapers in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Georgia. The family-owned company, based in Spartanburg, South Carolina, was started in 1948 by Phil Buchheit, who was then publisher and operator of the Spartanburg Herald-Journal.
- The Newberry Observer, Newberry, South Carolina
- The Pickens Sentinel, Pickens, South Carolina
- Easley Progress, Easley, South Carolina
- The Stokes News, Stokes County, North Carolina
- The Jefferson Post, West Jefferson, North Carolina
- Rural Hall Weekly Independent, Rural Hall, North Carolina
- The Tribune, Elkin, North Carolina
- The Yadkin Ripple, Yadkinville, North Carolina
- The Pilot, Pilot Mountain, North Carolina
- The Carroll News, Carroll County, Virginia
- The Thomaston Times, Thomaston, Georgia
In 2005, Mid-South sold the Williamson Daily News, Williamson, West Virginia, and two affiliated weeklies to Heartland Publications.
In 2006, The Phenix Citizen, Phenix City, Alabama, was sold to Family Media Inc.
In June 2007, the remainder of the assets were sold to Heartland Publications, LLC, a Connecticut based publisher.
- ^ Mid-South Management official website
- ^ Association of Free Community Papers newsletter, May 1, 2005
- ^ "FMI Buys Phenix City, Ala. Weekly," Editor & Publisher, August 7, 2006
- ^ Heartland Publications Acquisitions