Times-News (Burlington, North Carolina)

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The Times-News
Type Daily newspaper
Owner(s) New Media Investment Group
Publisher Paul Mauney
Editor Madison Taylor
General manager Michael Little
Founded January 18, 1923 (as Burlington Daily News)[1]
Language English
Headquarters 707 S. Main Street, Burlington, North Carolina  United States
Circulation 36,000[2]
OCLC number 35154691
Website www.thetimesnews.com
Director of Interactive Roger Creasy

The Times-News is a daily newspaper based in Burlington, North Carolina formed in 1931 by the merger Burlington Daily Times and The Burlington News.[1]


The Times-News was founded in 1887.[citation needed] It joined Freedom Communications Inc. in 1978, and was sold to Halifax Media Group in 2012.[3] In 2015, Halifax was acquired by New Media Investment Group.[4]

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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.[citation needed]

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