Paxton Media adds NC paper to ownership

ROANOKE RAPIDS, N.C. — Paxton Media Group of Kentucky is buying a newspaper in North Carolina. The Daily Herald of Roanoke Rapids reported it has been purchased by Paxton from Wick Communications.

Paxton Media of Paducah owns 35 daily newspapers, a television station and numerous weekly publications.

President and CEO David Paxton said the company appreciates the chance to purchase the Daily Herald.

The Roanoke Rapids newspaper will be part of a group of 10 daily newspapers in the North Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia division.

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