Southern Newspapers

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Southern Newspapers Inc. (SNI) is a publishing holding company headquartered in Houston, Texas.[1] The company was founded as Southern Newspapers, Inc., of Tennessee in 1967 by B. Carmage Walls. Its flagship paper, the Galveston County Daily News is the oldest newspaper in Texas, founded in 1842.[2]


The company owns several publications, primarily in Texas, but all of which are located in states along the Gulf Coast of the United States.

Current publications[edit]

The April 19, 1842 front page of The Daily News, forerunner to the Galveston County Daily News.

Defunct publications[edit]

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