Times-News (Burlington, North Carolina)
|Owner(s)||New Media Investment Group|
|Founded||January 18, 1923 (as Burlington Daily News)|
|Headquarters||707 S. Main Street, Burlington, North Carolina United States|
The Times-News was founded in 1887. It joined Freedom Communications Inc. in 1978, and was sold to Halifax Media Group in 2012. In 2015, Halifax was acquired by New Media Investment Group.
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The weekly Here & Now page, a national award winner, is written by high school students. Through its guest columnist program, the paper has had as many as 20 local columnists published per month. The Times-News is also committed to a strong internet presence. The paper's Web site contains a broad spectrum of local information, news, and community submitted content.
In addition to annual state press association awards, The Times-News is a Best of Freedom winner this year.[when?] The paper is frequently honored for its columns, editorials and graphics.[by whom?] It has also won awards in the NNA's Better Newspaper Contest for general excellence, best sports section, photography and writing.
- "Alamance County, N.C. Newspapers". North Carolina Newspaper Project. State Library of North Carolina and North Carolina State Archives. Archived from the original on October 10, 2008.
- "Rate Card" (PDF). The Times-News. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 10, 2008.
- Freedom announces sale of Florida, N.C. properties to Halifax Media Group Archived June 4, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.
- New Media Announces Agreement to Acquire Halifax Media Group for $280.0 Million
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