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The Augusta Chronicle Names New President

AUGUSTA, GA — October 14, 2011 — Lt. Gen. Dana T. Atkins has been named president of The Augusta Chronicle, the paper's publisher announced Friday.

Atkins will assume his new duties Jan. 3, after his retirement as commander of Alaskan Command, Alaska NORAD Region, Joint Task Force Alaska, and 11th Air Force at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.

New Dates For NBHA Vegas Super Show

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Augusta, Ga — May 19, 2011 1:00 p.m. EST

Morris Publishing Group Names Vice President of Operations

AUGUSTA, GA May 16, 2011 Mark Nusbaum, publisher of The Topeka (Kan.) Capital Journal, has been named vice president of operations for the newspaper's parent company, Morris Publishing Group.

In his new role, Nusbaum will oversee core functions for MPG's newspaper business units. He will lead efforts to re-engineer cost structures and operational functions to achieve the company's financial and strategic goals.

Morris Publishing Group Announces Retirement of Jim Currow and Appointment of Derek May as Executive Vice President

AUGUSTA, GA — May 1, 2011 — Morris Publishing Group today announced the retirement of Executive Vice President James C. Currow and the appointment of Derek J. May as the new executive vice president effective Friday, May 6.

As EVP of Morris Publishing Group, Mr. Currow, 67, has served as the chief operating officer, overseeing the company's 13 daily newspapers, 27 non-daily publications and Skirt! magazine.

Morris Publishing Emerges From Bankruptcy

AUGUSTA, GA — March 2, 2010 — Morris Publishing Group, LLC today announced that it has completed the necessary steps to consummate its prepackaged plan of reorganization, thereby officially marking the company's emergence from bankruptcy.

Morris Publishing's Restructuring Plan Confirmed Company Expected to Emerge from Bankruptcy by March 1, 2010

AUGUSTA, GA — February 17, 2010 — The bankruptcy court here today confirmed Morris Publishing Group's reorganization plan and approved the adequacy of its Disclosure Statement, clearing the way for the company to emerge from bankruptcy as soon as March 1, 2010.

Once it emerges from bankruptcy, Morris Publishing and its 13 daily newspapers will operate from a stronger financial position, having reduced its overall principal amount of indebtedness from approximately $418 million to approximately $107 million.

Morris Publishing Announces Support of its Prepackaged Plan of Reorganization

AUGUSTA, GA — January 13, 2010 — Morris Publishing Group, LLC (the "Company") announced that it received overwhelming support for its prepackaged plan of reorganization, which will be filed on or before Jan. 19, 2010.

If accepted, the plan will allow Morris Publishing to exchange $100 million in new debt for $278.5 million in existing debt. The plan of reorganization is not expected to have any noticeable impact on Morris' ongoing operations.

Rick Fahr Named Publisher in Conway Arkansas

AUGUSTA, GA — January 13, 2010 — Rick Fahr has been named publisher of the Log Cabin Democrat in Conway, Arkansas. Fahr has been serving as acting publisher, replacing Scott Morrisey who was named publisher of the Athens Banner Herald in Athens, Georgia in 2008. Both newspapers are owned by Morris Publishing Company in Augusta, Georgia.

Fahr's appointment was announced by William S. Morris IV, President of Morris Communications.

Morris Publishing Commences Restructuring Plan; Launches Exchange Offer and Solicits Votes for Voluntary Prepackaged Plan of Reorganization

AUGUSTA, GA — December 14, 2009 — Morris Publishing Group, LLC (the "Company") announced that it has commenced today a restructuring plan by launching an offer to exchange $100 million of new second lien secured notes due in 2014 (the "New Notes") to be issued by the Company and its co-issuer Morris Publishing Finance Co. for all of the $278,478,000 of outstanding 7% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2013 (the "Existing Notes"), plus accrued and unpaid interest on the Existing Notes.

Derek May Named Assistant to the President, Morris Communications Co.

AUGUSTA, GA — November 30, 2009 — Derek May has been named assistant to the president of Morris Communications Company LLC. His appointment to the newly-created position is effective Jan. 4, 2010.

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