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Morris Communications Selects Triton Digital’s Flex Platform to Manage Websites Across its Portfolio of Stations

Los Angeles, CA — November 1, 2011 — Best-in-Class Content Management Platform Pairs Enterprise-Level Functionality with Local Control
 

Morris Names Gregg Ireland as Publisher of Topeka Capital-Journal

AUGUSTA, GA — Oct 18, 2011 — Morris Publishing Group announced today that Gregg A. Ireland has been appointed publisher of the Topeka (Kan.) Capital-Journal.

Ireland had served as controller of the Capital-Journal since 2003. He also had served as interim publisher in Topeka since May, when publisher Mark Nusbaum was named Morris' corporate vice president of operations.

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.

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