Heartland Publications

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Heartland Publications is a Connecticut-based owner of small to medium market newspapers.[1] Heartland Publications LLC formed in May 2004[1] and started out by acquiring 24 publications from CNHI newspaper group.[1] They currently own 48 paid circulation newspapers located in Georgia, Kentucky, North and South Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.[2] Heartland Publications was owned by The Wicks Group of Companies and Wachovia Capital Partners.[2] They acquired Mid-South Management Co., Inc. in 2007.[2] The New York Times reports that Heartland Publications filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday December 21, 2009.[3] Heartland left bankruptcy in 2010 under control of its creditors.[4]

Newspapers published[edit]

See: List of newspapers published by Heartland Publications


  1. ^ a b c "Who we are". Heartland Publications. Retrieved November 14, 2008. 
  2. ^ a b c "Heartland Publications Acquisitions". Heartland Publications. October 1, 2007. 
  3. ^ "Newspaper Publisher Heartland Files for Chapter 11". New York Times. December 21, 2009. Retrieved December 22, 2009. [dead link]
  4. ^ Michael Bathon (April 16, 2010). "Heartland Publications Wins Bankruptcy Court Approval of Turnaround Plan". Bloomberg News. Retrieved December 12, 2011. 

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